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πŸ“’ Call for Applications: August Internship Program at Rwenzori Daily πŸ“


Rwenzori Daily, a leading news organization committed to promoting environmental journalism, is thrilled to announce its August Internship Program for passionate journalism students.

This two-month free internship program offers a unique opportunity for aspiring journalists to receive comprehensive training in biodiversity reporting, wildlife journalism, environmental reporting, water and climate change reporting.

Program Highlights: 🌿 Biodiversity Reporting: Gain in-depth knowledge and skills to report on the rich biodiversity found in the Rwenzori region and beyond. Explore diverse ecosystems, endangered species, and conservation efforts. 🐾 Wildlife Journalism: Learn the art of capturing captivating stories about wildlife, including conservation challenges, animal behavior, and the importance of preserving our natural heritage. 🌍 Environmental Reporting: Uncover pressing environmental issues and their impact on local communities. Develop the ability to investigate, report, and raise awareness about environmental concerns. πŸ’§ Water and Climate Change Reporting: Understand the critical role of water resources and the effects of climate change. Report on water-related issues, adaptation strategies, and the intersection of climate change and human lives.

Internship Duration: 2 months (August – September)

Benefits: βœ… Comprehensive training in various aspects of environmental journalism from experienced professionals in the field. βœ… Opportunity to publish your work on Rwenzori Daily’s platform, gaining exposure and building your portfolio. βœ… Networking opportunities with industry experts, environmental organizations, and fellow aspiring journalists. βœ… Certificate of completion, recognizing your dedication and achievements during the internship program.

Requirements: πŸ“Œ Journalism students currently enrolled in a recognized academic institution or recent graduates. πŸ“Œ Passion for environmental issues and storytelling through journalism. πŸ“Œ Excellent research, writing, and communication skills. πŸ“Œ Ability to work independently and meet deadlines. πŸ“Œ Proficiency in written and spoken English.

How to Apply: To apply for the August Internship Program at Rwenzori Daily, please submit the following documents:

1.      Updated resume/CV, including relevant educational background and any journalism-related experience.

2.      A brief cover letter expressing your interest in environmental journalism and highlighting your preferred focus areas (biodiversity, wildlife, environmental reporting, water, and climate change reporting).

3.      Academic transcript or proof of enrollment (if applicable).

Application Deadline: 28 July, 2023

Please email your application to hello@rwenzoridaily.com or balldex14@gmail.com with the subject line “August Internship Program Application.” Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further evaluation.

Join us in making a difference through impactful environmental journalism. Seize this opportunity to enhance your skills, contribute to a sustainable future, and create positive change. We look forward to receiving your applications!

For any inquiries or further information, please contact our Editor in Chief on +256773770525.

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