Ventures Africa Internship Programme

The Venturers Internship Program is a platform open to students in the higher institution, who are interested in business and financial journalism. Ventures-Africa seeks talented University Students with a desire to learn more about online journalism in a fast paced start up environment, and will provide a structured internship experience for those individuals.
Ventures Africa – one of Africa’s newest and foremost business magazines seeks interns with
a background or course of study in the following fields:
- English
- Mass Communication
- Journalism
- Economics
- Computer Science
- Advertising / Media

Ventures Africa also understand that in an entrepreneurial society, certain interests and skills might not be linked with a student’s course of study. Interested persons should also have basic skills in any of the following areas:
-Writing
-Web design
-Research
-Graphics design
-Social media

Objectives
  • To provide exposure to the world of online business writing and reporting
  • To provide the opportunity to gain experience in a working office environment and gather knowledge of organizational structure
  • To provide a chance to discover and develop new areas of interest, talents and strengths
  • To provide classes on writing, reporting, editing and journalism with the rest of the Ventures-Africa news staff
  • To provide opportunities to produce multimedia projects and presentations for the Ventures-Africa website
The duration is 3 months


Award
Participants will be awarded a Certificate of Participation and are encouraged to place their experience with Ventures-Africa on their CVs.

Requirements
  • To qualify, Interns must be enrolled in a higher institution
  • They must possess good communication and interpersonal skills
  • They must have proof of their interest/expertise in any of our core areas listed above
  • They must be teachable and be able to work in a team

Selection
Interns will be selected through out the year for periods of 3 months.

Work hours/ Remuneration
Interns would be required to work between 9am and 5pm, 3 times a week and would be given a monthly stipend.

Application Process
Please send a cover letter explaining your interest in the Venturers Internship Program, along with a CV and two letters of recommendation to email address below.
Applicants will be notified by email within two weeks of applying.


For further information please email recruitment(at)ventures-africa.com or visit Ventures Africa

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