University of Wisconsin–Madison

The Bubble Staff Writer Internship (Argentina, Spring 2019)

Employer The Bubble
Location Buenos Aires, Argentina
Type Internship
Contact information Barbara Jedele Advisor and Program Coordinator International Internship Program International Division University of Wisconsin-Madison 259 Bascom Hall, 500 Lincoln Drive Madison, WI 53706 USA Tel: +1 (608) 261-1018 Skype: uw-iip Advising- by appointment
Apply by October 21, 2018
More details https://my.studyabroad.wisc.edu/iip/opportunities/view_opp.asp?opp_id=293606
Posted on October 10, 2018

Description

This internship is coordinated by the UW-Madison International Internship Program.

The Bubble is a news aggregator website and op-ed platform that dissects what is happening in Argentina by covering current events and analyzing pop and media culture.

Primary Duties:
• Write breaking news articles on a daily basis about Argentina and the region.
• Pitch and write feature stories on a weekly basis.
Learning Goals:
• Learn how to navigate a multicultural work environment.
• Understand and be able to write about Argentine politics, history, culture, and current events.
• Develop multitasking skills while working under a deadline.
• Translation skills from Spanish to English.

Minimum GPA:
2.5

Required Qualifications:
• Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office
• Qualitative research skills
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Creativity & curiosity
• Ability to multitask
• Strong critical and analytic thinking skills
• Interest in the region & culture of internship location
• Good academic and disciplinary standing

Preferred Qualifications:
• Relevant prior coursework, training or work experience
• Willingness to adapt to the international work environment
• Demonstrated attention to detail
• Self-starter able to work independently with minimal supervision
• Basic understanding of Latin American culture and politics
• Proficient in WordPress

Intermediate skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking in Spanish are required.

Students must be a Sophomore, Junior or Senior to apply.

Click here to learn more and apply online.

Application Deadline – October 21, 2018.