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Internship Opportunity: Media, Fall 2018

The Africa Center is currently seeking an intern to help with media and digital content initiatives.

Research: Draft content topics, ideas and proposals for various media and content initiatives as well as developing assets such as scripts, interviews and social media posts.

Planning & Execution: This position will play an integral role in the planning and execution of strategic marketing and media plans.

Reports: Track social media engagement statistics and analyze trends.

Internships are unpaid positions. Candidates should be able to commit to a minimum of two days (or 16 hours) per week for a period of approximately four months. Academic credit is available.


Full Position Description: TAC – Internship Description (Media, Fall 2018)



The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication; flexibility handling diverse tasks; strong research, writing and editing skills; full professional proficiency in English; proficiency with Microsoft Office; an interest in African business, policy and culture; and be reliable and punctual. Internships are open to students of junior-year college level or above, recent graduates, graduate students and postgraduates. Open to all majors but preference given to African Studies and International Relations majors.


How to apply:

E-mail your application to careers@theafricacenter.org by August 24, 2018 with the subject line: “Media Internship, The Africa Center, Fall 2018.” Applications should include a resume and a cover letter, indicating your interest in the position and days and hours in the fall (September-December) that you are available to intern. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please consider your application received unless it is bounced back.


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