We are looking for young people from all over the world interested in a comprehensive, exceptional quality journalism program with an international broadcaster.
Candidates should have journalism experience or be passionate about switching to journalism from technology/IT, economics or the sciences. We are looking for open-minded people full of creative ideas.
The program covers the range of skills a journalist of the future needs: TV moderation, multimedia storytelling, data journalism, social media and virtual reality – in seminars, workshops and of course the DW editorial offices and our correspondent bureaux in Washington, Moscow and Brussels. DW trainees are involved in long-term innovative, international projects and have been honored in past years with the CNN Journalism Award and the Grimme Prize.
For the bilingual DW traineeship we are looking for:
• English native speakers with a good working knowledge of German
• German native speakers with an excellent working knowledge of English
• Native speakers of another DW program language (specifically Turkish, Russian, Farsi, Kiswahili and Hausa) with a good, working knowledge of both English and German.
Candidates must also have completed a university or college degree or apprenticeship.
Message from HR Of DW
Dear Sir or Madam,
my name is Ramón García Ziemsen. I am the head of the journalistic training program at Germany’s international broadcaster, Deutsche Welle.
We are looking for young people from all over the world interested in a comprehensive, exceptional quality journalism program with an international broadcaster. Candidates should have journalism experience or be passionate about technology/IT, economics or the sciences. We are looking for open-minded people full of creative ideas.
The DW editorial traineeship is paid, with a gross starting salary of approx. 1,600 Euros per month. As full-time employees, DW trainees are automatically eligible for German public health insurance. As our trainees move to Germany from abroad, we assist them at every step of the visa process.
The traineeship leads to employment in one of our departments in Bonn or Berlin.
Applications are open between December 1, 2017 and January 29, 2018. Applications can only be submitted via the online system.
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