Employment Opportunities at CPJ

Middle East and North Africa Program Intern

CPJ is seeking an intern to assist with research, logistical, and administrative support for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) program. The Intern will have the opportunity to gain experience in program administration, background research and writing about press freedom in the MENA region. This position reports to the MENA Coordinator and will be based in New York. The position comes with a small stipend over 3 months.

Primary Tasks:

  • Provide background research, editing/writing, for news alerts and special reports.
  • Prepare administrative and travel logistics support as needed.
  • Communicate via Skype, email and phone with CPJ staff, consultants and partners.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, or related field, including international affairs and Middle East studies. Current college or graduate students are also eligible.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively in English and Arabic, both verbally and in writing. Ability to communicate effectively in French or Farsi preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with program team.
  • Experience in research on Syria is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with administrative skills is preferred.

Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, a writing sample, and references to [email protected] by September 30, 2014. Please include MENA Intern in the subject line. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. Only candidates authorized to work in the U.S. without any restrictions need apply.

 

Europe and Central Asia Program Intern

CPJ is hiring an Intern to assist with research, logistical, and administrative support for the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) program. The Intern will have the opportunity to gain experience in program administration, background research and writing about press freedom in the ECA region. This position reports to the ECA Program Staff and will be based in New York. The position comes with a small stipend over 3 months.

Primary Tasks:

  • Providing background research in English and Russian, doing interviews in English and Russian, editing/writing, working with databases, and other support as needed for the ECA program.
  • Effectively using social media, including in Russian, to disseminate the ECA program's work
  • Communicating via Skype, email and phone with CPJ staff, consultants and partners.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, or related field, including international affairs or European/Slavic studies. Current college or graduate students are also eligible.
  • Fluency in English and Russian, both verbal and written, is required. Ability to communicate in Ukrainian is a plus.
  • Fluency in social media is strongly preffered.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with program team.
  • ECA regional research experience strongly preferred.

Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, a writing sample, and references to [email protected] by September 30, 2014. Please include "ECA Intern" in the subject line. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. Only candidates authorized to work in the U.S. without any restrictions need apply.

Social Media

View all »