Calling for Application: “The Traineeship”

dwThere’s an opening 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 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.

londretan bannerThe traineeship can lead to employment in one of our departments in Bonn or Berlin.

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 rCNN Journalism Award and the Grimme Pize.

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 any other DW program language are invited to apply as well.

However, very good English skills and basic knowledge of German is required.

The successful candidates will be based in Bonn an Berlin. 

Here is a link with all the information about the traineeship: DW-AKADEMIE+TRAINEESHIP

The next traineeship starts in September 2016.

Applications will be accepted online between 11th January – 29th February , 2016.

Applications will not be accepted at any other times.

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