Call For Applications – Global Innovators Academy – Writing And Communications Internship

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS GLOBAL INNOVATORS ACADEMY – WRITING AND COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP

Intern Title: Writing and Communications Intern
Organization: Global Innovators Academy
Stipend: $10 per month
Communications Stipend: $20 per month
Supervisor: Kevin Anselmo, Creator of Global Innovators Academy
Hours Per Week: 10
Internship Duration: 3 months (October 19th, 2020 – January 19th, 2021)
Application Deadline: COB Friday, October 9th, 2020


Organization Overview:
The goal of Global Innovators Academy is to provide university students with digital communications skills that will make them more marketable and innovative in a digitally disruptive world. More information is at this link.

Internship Description:
Global Innovators Academy is seeking 10 Writing and Communications Interns. The interns will be responsible for creating content for Global Innovators Academy. 

During the internship, interns will be required to take a short course called “Interview an Innovator”. As part of the course, the interns will conduct interviews with innovators of personal interest to them and then write an article that is published online. Examples of articles by students who have gone through this course can be found at this link. As a result of the experience, interns gain inspiration about careers, learn critical digital communications skills, spark their own ideas about innovation, enhance their professional networks, and become more marketable. 

After completing the Interview an Innovator project, interns will be asked to provide feedback for the betterment of the program, and to assist in other writing, communications, and marketing tasks as assigned by the supervisor. 

Skills Desired: 

  • Interest in communications, social media, networking, and marketing 
  • Interest in education and entrepreneurship
  • Strong written English skills 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills 
  • Experience with conducting interviews is an advantage 
  • Experience with writing blogs or articles is an advantage 

How to Apply:
Please submit your application through the linked Application Form by COB on Friday, October 9th, 2020. You will need to answer the required questions and upload your CV and Cover Letter. 

If you would like feedback on your CV and Cover Letter before submitting, please send your document via this linked Application Editing Form by COB on Thursday, October 1st 2020 so that a GEM Employment Editor may provide you with feedback. Your application will be assessed against this Application Rubric.  

Note: 

  1. Only students from cohort 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 are allowed to apply. 
  2. You are not allowed to apply if you are already doing another remote internship.