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International Internships in Journalism

World Endeavors Journalism interns are propelled into the vastly growing and ever changing environment of media, from learning new technology to processing information that spans worldwide. Often assisting with English-language publications in countries where English is not the primary language, our interns have opportunities to write articles, report on local events, and liaise with the public during their journalism internship. By interning abroad, interns also become better informed about the world and ready to report on international issues.

Journalism interns will have the chance to get direct experience with the news creation process, learning the ropes of reporting and of working within a news organization. Journalism internship responsibilities include planning and writing articles, conducting research and interviews, proofreading/editing, and taking photographs.


Strong communication skills—written and spoken—are crucial in this field. Journalism interns must be prepared to live and work in unfamiliar surroundings and to work unconventional hours as needed. Interns should be organized and self-motivated, be prepared to work individually and in teams, and have a strong interest in the field of journalism.

We offer journalism internships in some of the top destinations in the world, such as Italy and France, as well as unique locations, like the Czech Republic, Thailand, and Costa Rica


  • Develop communication skills
  • Gain perspective and understanding of international issues
  • Adapt to new and unfamiliar circumstances
  • Foster a diversified skill set across multimedia
  • Capture news at the forefront of the field
  • Influence and grow through planned strategy and marketing expertise

Every World Endeavors Internship Program Includes

Our internships are as unique as the countries that host them, but there are program features that unify all of our internship experiences.


  • Professional customized internship placement
  • Year-round program availability
  • Flexible durations from 2 to 6 months


  • Resume clinic and interview skills workshop
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Professional competencies development


  • Variety of options available – host family, shared apartment, student residence
  • Vetted and selected with quality, safety and proximity to your placement in mind


  • Re-entry handbook and support
  • Academic credit facilitation
  • Post-program assistance with resume updates and completion certificate
  • World Endeavors Alumni Network


  • Dedicated one-on-one advisor
  • Local on-site coordinator
  • Internship placement supervisor


  • Comprehensive travel medical insurance
  • Mental Health First Aid-certified staff
  • 24/7 emergency travel assistance
  • Professional liability insurance

Our Top Intern Abroad Destinations

World Endeavors volunteers support communities in several destinations in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania. Our programs are located in a variety of sites, including urban and rural, economically developed and developing, and English-speaking and non-English speaking.

How to choose the best Internship program

Choosing your internship program is easy when you evaluate your priorities. Follow these steps to guide you toward your ideal program.

Explore a New Career

Interning abroad offers a great opportunity to explore your professional and personal interests, and help define your career path. Peruse our internship fields and past examples to find the best fit.

Choose Your Dream Destination

Finding a meaningful way to combine interning and travel to your dream location is a big incentive. Carefully consider which destinations suit your interests and international internship goals.

Improve Language Skills

Immersing yourself in a language-rich environment is the ultimate method for developing fluency. If language-learning is your goal, favor destinations that use your language of choice.

Fit your budget

Explore scholarships and financial aid to determine if these may impact your destination options. Consider the overall cost of the program and cost of living in-country to identify the optimal match.

Try our program finder to filter based on your choices.


Journalism Internship FAQs

How do I sign up for a Journalism Internship?

You can sign up for journalism internships through World Endeavors by searching for your field of study or by looking through our various locations until you find the perfect internship program to cater to your specific needs. You can also get in touch with us if you need help finding your desired internship and we will walk you through the application process!

Do I need a visa to become a journalism intern abroad?

It depends on the country and project, as visa restrictions and requirements vary from country to country. As a part of our enrollment process, our staff will help prepare you to obtain a visa should one be necessary.

How much does it cost to intern in journalism abroad?

  • Journalism internships vary in cost based on the specific location and duration. At World Endeavors, we customize each internship placement using an individualized approach, Our journalism internships range in costs from $2,990 – $4,190 for the first month (depending on the chosen location), and then every month after costs between $1,290 – $1,690. When weighing your options, it’s important to consider the following costs of journalism internship programs, Accommodation (included in all World Endeavors programs)
  • Meals (included in some of our programs)
  • General living costs (varies by location; not included)
  • Flights (varies by location; not included)

Are there paid journalism Internships?

Generally, journalism internships (lower case) are unpaid. However, the goal of our internships is to provide a once in a lifetime experience in your field of interest that will set you apart in a competitive market. The opportunity of international exposure offers a fulfilling adventure and an invaluable item on any resume.

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How to apply for an Internship Abroad

You’ve decided to intern abroad – congratulations! Applying for your World Endeavors program is easy and stress-free. Get ready to PUT YOURSELF OUT THERE!


Research and compare. If you can’t decide on a program, we can guide you toward the best fit.


Fill out our online application form to share all your relevant details with our team.


Receive your official acceptance and enroll. We’ll give you all the info you need to get ready!


You’ve researched, planned and saved. Now you’re ready to gain skills and grow your network abroad!

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