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Internship Opportunity – Romania Project

Open until best-qualified candidate is selected.

Please quote vacancy number: BUC8765-1801

If you want to make a difference in places where free media is under threat or does not exist, RFE/RL offers eligible, qualified students the opportunity to engage with professionals and to learn more about our mission. In doing so you would acquire direct practical experience with the support of a mentor. Internships are a competitive process and are unpaid, we offer skills development and an opportunity to contribute toward new and exciting media projects,

Our News Division- Romania/Moldova Team is seeking bright interns for its’ Prague operation for one month with the possibility to extend. Ideally, we are seeking candidates studying in Prague. Expected attendance would be 4 hours per working day.

The goals of the internship will be to provide practical training within the Romania Team in which interns will gain a deeper understanding of working with photo and video archives, and with a variety of selected databases of photos from Romanian and International photo databases from news agencies, including rare archival photos and film clips.


You will learn:

  • to work with selected photo/video databases.
  • to archive and organize photos/videos from Romania.
  • to create appropriate description and tag selected material.
  • understand the start-up process of the team
  • the different stages and step-by-step processes of team functioning: from generating ideas to execution of a final product.

Minimum requirements are:

  • Enrolled university student or recent graduate – must be in good standing.
  • Strong knowledge of Romanian history and geography, especially from the 20th century.
  • Strong orientation to details.
  • High proficiency in written and oral English
  • Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Interest in media industry.
  • Interest and awareness in news and current affairs of RFE/RL’s broadcast region.
  • Ability to work in team.
  • Previous experience with photo/video databases, desirable.
  • Good understanding of the Romanian language, desirable but not required.

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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