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Volunteer Opportunities:

Internship
6/23/2017
Company:
ROOSTERGNN Global News Network
Contact:
Ms. Maria Teresa
E-mail:
staff@roostergnn.org
Address:
Calle Juan Bravo 58
Madrid, CA     28006
Phone: 911287235
Fax:
911287235
Salary:
NA
   
Job Description:
WELCOME PACKET. Before the start of the Seminar, all students will receive a Welcome Packet via email, which will include an updated version of the Schedule. In the meantime, students can consult a Sample Schedule here: http://rgnn.org/academy/madrid-spain-travel-journalism-photography-internship-seminar/schedule. PROGRAM: INTENSIVE TRAVEL JOURNALISM & PHOTOGRAPHY INTERNSHIP SEMINAR. Link to the current version of the Program: http://rgnn.org/academy/madrid-spain-travel-journalism-photography-internship-seminar/program CONTENT. Each Two-Week Module includes the following content, which must be completed in order to obtain curricular benefits as detailed below. Journalism Specialization. Seminar specializing in Travel Journalism and Photography. Attendance at Orientation, where the academic requirements are explained. Attendance at ROOSTERGNN Editorial Meetings. One Editorial Meeting per Two-Week Module, in which each student is assigned two (2) articles. Attendance at Group Mentoring Sessions. One Mentoring Session per Two-Week Module, to discuss the progress of students on their articles. Attendance at Group Feedback & Editing Sessions. One Group Feedback & Editing Session per Two-Week Module. Each student will receive verbal feedback on the articles assigned during the Editorial Meetings. All articles must be received by the deadline indicated by RGNN in order to be eligible for Feedback. Participate in Travel Journalism & Photography Workshops with Experts and Mentors. Four (4) Workshops per Two-Week Module, addressing the following areas of travel journalism and photography. The full list of Workshops can be consulted in the following link. Preparation and research Writing Editing Photography Video Social Media Other useful travel writing tools Design & layout Publication and possible markets Professional development Submit Photojournalism Portfolio. Students will take photographs throughout the Seminar, of which RGNN will choose the best to publish in the news agency’s communication channels. Submit a Final Seminar Evaluation. All students will be required to submit a final Evaluation before the end of the Seminar. EXPERTS AND MENTORS. The Seminar includes the collaboration of prestigious Experts and Mentors. Please see the Experts collaborating in each Two-Week Module here. CULTURAL IMMERSION IN MADRID AND SPAIN. Participate in the Cultural Immersion Program. Each week, a calendar of events and site visits will be announced, so that students can take advantage of getting to know Madrid, its surroundings and aspects of the Spanish culture in more detail. HOUSING. Important update March 15, 2017. Upon requests from numerous of our students, we are including housing for new Enrollments in the Internship Seminar starting from this date at an updated tuition fee. Students who formalized their enrollment in the Internship Seminar before March 15, can ask to book the added service by paying the corresponding supplement in the tuition fee. Housing in furnished studio apartments selected by RGNN in the central neighborhood of Salamanca in Madrid, Spain. Thirteen (13) nights. Housing is shared in double apartments (2 individual beds). Each studio apartment has its own bathroom and kitchen, air-conditioning, as well as weekly cleaning and change of sheets and towels. The building moreover has wifi, 24 hour concierge, laudromat and dryer room, swimming pool and sundeck. The entry of persons foreign to the Program is not permitted in the houses. Alcohol within the apartments is also not permitted. RGNN will assign accommodation. The dates in which housing will be available are: Sunday, July 16, 2017 to Saturday, July 29, 2017 Sunday, July 30, 2017 to Saturday, August 12, 2017 Sunday, August 13, 2017 to Saturday, August 26, 2017 CURRICULAR AND ACADEMIC BENEFITS. Students will be evaluated continually throughout the Program, and remaining enrolled in the Internship Program will be necessarily linked to the student’s compliance of a minimum set of goals within the Program as subject to the Tuition. Completing the goals of the Program allows students to obtain the following academic or curricular documentation. Certification of Portfolio of Published Content. Journalism Internship Certification specializing in Travel Journalism and Photography. Certification of Academic Credit. Students who have met all requirements of the Program obtain a Certification of Academic Credit. ROOSTERGNN will certify a total of forty (40) hours of academic credit per Two-Week Module. Processing of University Agreements (Convenios) and/or other External Academic Documentation for Academic Credit (optional and subject to approval by RGNN). Those students who wish to request the processing of university agreements (convenios) and/or other external academic documentation for academic credit for their university must submit all such documentation by the deadline indicated by RGNN. No requests for external academic documentation will be processed after this deadline. Completing more than one Two-Week Module allows students to obtain the following academic or curricular documentation. Letter of Recommendation of Merit. There are three levels of evaluation that permit obtaining a Letter of Recommendation: Sufficient, Good, Excellent. There will be no Letter of Recommendation for students who do not meet the Sufficient level. The Experts and Mentors of the Seminar will conduct the evaluation of merit. ROOSTERGNN follows a strict evaluation process for issuing academic and/or curricular documentation. Students must have completed all requirements of the Program to obtain any type of academic and/or curricular documentation. All processing of academic and/or curricular documentation is conducted EXCLUSIVELY via email academy@roostergnn.org. Academic and/or curricular documentation is issued via email in PDF format, within twenty-five (25) business days after the last day of the Seminar. AVAILABLE DATES. MODULE IV: Monday, July 17, 2017, to Friday, July 28, 2017. APPLICATIONS OPEN. MODULE V: Monday, July 31, 2017, to Friday, August 11, 2017. APPLICATIONS OPEN. MODULE VI: Monday, August 14, 2017, to Friday, August 25, 2017. APPLICATIONS OPEN.

 

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