Career Development Internship: Journalists and Writers

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Ninth Wave Global is offering placements for writers and journalists of all career stages to develop their skills in a unique setting, working through local, national and international media channels while immersed in community projects in the city of Campeche, Southeast Mexico.

As part of these placements, you'll cover diverse local initiatives while working as part of an international team, gain experience as a research assistant working on politics and current affairs supporting Talk Radio's (UK) Latin America correspondent, and interact with local television stations and develop content for online and print outlets.

Opportunities for pieces will cover a broad scope, from political events, travel writing, environmental news and arts journalism to promotional copy, funding documents, content for online communities and research reports.

Placements are flexible and can be adapted from 3 weeks up to 4 months.

  • You’ll have a mentor who will respond to, support and offer feedback on your work, assisting with every stage of your development from editing to pitching, and introducing you to tasks, initiatives and potential collaborative partners.
  • These residential programmes allow for you to live and work as part of a thriving community in Campeche.
  • Accommodation provided with potential involvement in Ninth Wave's wider exploration and community programmes.

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