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Digital Media: Abroad (paid)

Travel Journalist Job Application

Company: Café Abroad
Position: Travel Journalist
Location: Worldwide
Job Status: Spring Semester Paid Internship
Hours: Flexible, about 10 hours per week
Compensation: $1,000 semester-long stipend, paid bi-weekly
Requirements: Must be a Spring 2007 study abroad student – please specify where you will study
Experience: No prerequisite
Contact cafeabroad@gmail.com
Website: www.cafeabroad.com (launching December 1, 2006)

Company Profile:
Cafeabroad.com is the only social networking site designed specifically for students traveling abroad. The site can be used to search and network with abroad students, access city guides full of events and information, blog, share photos and more.

Job Description:
Café Abroad is looking for college students who are talented writers and have an eye for photography to work for us as travel journalists. As such, your core responsibility is to document your study abroad semester by conceiving, writing and editing pieces that embody your experience.
We’re looking for people who are outgoing, savvy, curious, and eager to explore a new city. Your experiences will give a voice to – and inspire – an online community of thousands of students in the region.

∑ Posting at least two weekly articles with photos. The articles can focus on anything from an upcoming event or cultural phenomenon to a restaurant review. Commentaries derived from unique abroad experiences are also encouraged.
∑ Updating the cafeabroad.com calendar by adding at least five events every week. Postings may include -- but are not limited to – concerts, festivals, markets, theater performances, sporting events and more. These events can be found in local newspapers, city guides and regional websites and other media outlets.

Café Abroad is currently seeking travel journalists studying in the cities listed below:

Amsterdam Budapest Havana Munich Santiago
Athens Buenos Aires London Oxford Seville
Auckland Dublin Madrid Paris Shanghai
Barcelona Edinburgh Melbourne Prague Sydney
Beijing Florence Mexico City Rio de Janeiro Tokyo
Berlin Geneva Milan Rome Venice
Brussels Glasgow Moscow San Jose, CR Vienna

To Apply:
Send cover letter, résumé, two writing samples, photographs and contact information for two references to cafeabroad@gmail.com. Please mark the subject of your application email as “Travel Journalist Job Application.” At the top of your resume, please write the name of the city where you will be studying abroad. Also specify the make and model of the digital camera you plan to use during your travels.