Apply for International Press Institute internship in Vienna

The Media School Report • Sept. 21, 2018

Apply by Dec. 7 to support the International Press Institute‘s defense of media freedom and the free flow of news as a summer 2019 intern in Vienna.

IPI will hire up to two IU undergraduate students, graduate students or recent graduates. The internships are arranged through The Media School’s Center for International Media Law and Policy Studies.

Interns will:

  • monitor press freedom transgressions and developments around the world,
  • draft press freedom statements,
  • research press freedom topics and draft reports,
  • contribute to IPI’s projects, campaigns and publications,
  • interact with IPI and media stakeholders and
  • increase IPI’s exposure using social networking tools.

The organization seeks interns with a variety of skills, including but not limited to photography and videography, multimedia design, public relations and marketing, and legal research.

The internship will last six to eight weeks, but start and end dates are negotiable. Interns must be available to work five days a week.

The internship is unpaid. Students selected for the internships may be eligible for scholarship or fellowship money from The Media School — including the International Press Freedom Scholarship — the Hutton Honors College and the Office of the Vice President for International Affairs.

Students may also earn credit hours for their internships.

The application requires a cover letter, a resume and three to five samples of journalistic work. The deadline is 5 p.m. Dec. 7.

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