Costa Rica News – What better place to learn the fundamentals of modern day journalism than in a tropical paradise? This Fall a new journalism intern program is opening its doors in Costa Rica. It boasts international instructors that are at the top of their respective fields to provide the most complete journalism experience. If your interests are radio podcast production, video editing and development or article writing and blog management, this is the program for you.
WHAT: The Costa Rican Times Editor in Chief, Dan Stevens, announced this past week “that applications and resumes are currently being reviewed for the Costa Rican Times Journalism Fall Intern Program”.
Recent graduates and students who wish to immerse themselves in an intense journalism program as well as experience the culture and beauty of Costa Rica are invited to send resumes to Dan at [email protected]
WHEN: The six-week Costa Rica Journalism Fall Intern Program is to begin on November 9th and runs until the middle of December. You will be back home by Christmas to spend time with family and friends, but you might not want to leave! The weeks will fly by as you immerse yourself in your studies and in Costa Rica.
WHERE: The Costa Rican Times Fall Journalism Intern Program will be held in Playa Hermosa, just south of Jaco on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. The quaint surfing town will be a home base for you during your stay in Costa Rica. Do not surprised to see iguanas or toucans in the trees outside your window while at the house, which is only a 10 minute walk from the Pacific Ocean’s sunsets.
Residential accommodations will be provided in a comfortable open-plan building. The dorm style environment will allow interns to interact with one another and help build a team atmosphere.
On weekends you will experience sailing in a catamaran at sunset in Tamarindo, zip lining through the canopies of the Monteverde Cloud Forest, and hiking the Manuel Antonio National Park while monkeys dangle in the trees and surfing in the Pacific waters, courtesy of our program sponsors (all tours listed here).
WHO: The Costa Rican Times’ Journalism Intern Program has a team of knowledgeable and seasoned experts. Each of our instructors will be available for one on one mentoring with the interns in the program to help them hone their journalism skills. The program focuses on article writing, photo journalism and radio podcasting, as well as video production and broadcasting.
WHY: Do you want to be able to work from wherever you want? Do you want to add field experience in journalism to your reusme? Are you looking to start venturing down your own path in life? This program is for you then.
We are seeking individuals who rightfully resist becoming just another nameless face in society. Journalism post graduates and current students have the luxury and freedom of gaining hands on experience in several different fields of journalism before embarking on a dedicated career commitment. The Costa Rican Times Fall Journalism Internship gives candidates the ability to test drive the road less traveled.
Be sure to break the mold and get involved! Early registration is encouraged.
For more information about the program visit http://journalisminternshipsabroad.com/