IIP Placements in Journalism
Arquivo Público Do Estado Do Rio De Janeiro
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Arquivo Público Do Estado Do Rio De Janeiro is a department of the Secretariat of State of the Rio de Janeiro government that is responsible for the custody and preservation of documentation produced by the State Executive. Their collections bring together important archives from the 18th century through the present day. Their archive has approximately 4,000 linear meters of textual documents, maps, plans, photographs, films, tapes , audio tapes , video, and microfilms. The institution also has an extensive library specializing in the fields of law, history, and archival science. The IIP intern will work in the archives on documentation, research, and conservation of historical material. IIP candidates with basic proficiency in Portuguese and an interest in Brazilian history and culture are encouraged to apply. One placement has been created for an International Internship Program (IIP) intern.
Location: London, England
The Lancet is one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious medical journals. First published in 1823, it continues to inform, enlighten, and entertain clinicians worldwide with a weekly journal and a range of monthly sister titles. This IIP placement internship is under the supervision of the Senior Editor, and the successful IIP candidate will become part of the editorial team. The IIP intern will participate in the peer review of papers and the commissioning, editing, and writing of comments. The IIP intern will also observe the whole range of activities at The Lancet, including journal production, media relations, podcast, and social media strategy and will be responsible for writing comments and news items, as well as reviewing submissions. The IIP intern will also be given the opportunity to contribute to editorial meetings and write short news items. Finally, the IIP intern will be given a detailed overview of how the journal is put together—including subediting, production, media relations, web activity, and podcasts. IIP candidates with interests in pre-med, writing, literature, research,and evidence-based medicine are encouraged to apply. A track record in writing would be an asset. One placement has been created for an International Internship Program intern.
Location: Paris, France
The Librairie Droz was founded in 1924 by Eugénie Droz and publishes between 100 and 120 works every year on the social sciences, the Middle Ages, and modern history. Some topics addressed are intellectual history, literary criticism, linguistics, history of political theory, sociology, and human rights.The intern will assist in the preparation of the first copies, editing of proofs and camera ready copies (i.e. manuscripts handed in by the authors themselves to be included in the books), proofreading the edits added by the authors, preparing files for the printer, proofreading pamphlets and publicity materials in general, and answering correspondence. This internship is appropriate for any student interested in the above mentioned fields and in Classics. Near fluency in French is preferred, Latin or Ancient Greek would be appreciated. One placement has been created for the International Internship Program, preferably for 8 to 11 weeks.
Location: Malaga, Spain
The Olive Press in Spain is a well established newspaper and website set up and run by a former national newspaper journalist from London. It is ranked as the number one news organization in English in Spain and covers a full range of topics from news, investigations, and crime to features, health and sport. The IIP internship with this newspaper will involve a range of writing tasks, interviewing and research and will provide an excellent idea of how local/regional newspapers run in Spain. There will be some travel involved. Two placements have been created for International Internship Program (IIP) interns.
Taiwan Business Topics Magazine
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
This International Internship Program (IIP) internship placement provides the opportunity to learn more about how international business is conducted, particularly the economic, political, and social environment in which business is done in Taiwan. The IIP intern will be considered as part of the reporting staff of the Taiwan Business Topics monthly magazine--researching (largely by conducting interviews) and writing articles for publication, as well as helping with proofreading and other editorial tasks. The IIP intern will function as a magazine reporter without close day-to-day supervision; therefore, successful applicants must possess the ability to work well independently and demonstrate strong oral and written communications skills. The IIP intern will also have the opportunity to attend speeches, presentations, and other events sponsored by the American Chamber of Commerce. Mandarin skills would be an asset. One placement has been created for an International Internship Program (IIP) intern.