South Africa Arts Festival Internship- Summer Only

We are no longer accepting applications for Summer 2014.
For  the Summer 2015 appplication please check this website in January 2015.

 

Program
A new and growing relationship with Rhodes University's School of Journalism and Media Studies has allowed USC Annenberg to create an exciting print journalism internship program. Students who are selected for the program will spend approximately two weeks interning full time for Cue, covering daily the internationally renowned National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa. This will be an outstanding opportunity to gain hands-on, full-time experience working on a daily newspaper covering premier, cutting-edge arts productions in Africa.

Program Dates
June 25 - July 14, 2014

Background
Cue, incorporating CuePix, CueBlog, CueTV and CueOnline, is the official newspaper of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, and is published every day of the Festival. Sample PDFs of the print edition, going back to 2006, can be found and downloaded here.

Curriculum
Students enroll in a one-unit course, JOUR 090x.

Housing
On-campus housing at Rhodes University and off-campus B&B style accommodations will be provided for all students participating in the program.

Admission Requirements
The program is open to only advanced Journalism majors who, at the start of the program, must have completed their junior year or are approaching graduation. Students must have a minimum cumulative USC GPA of 3.0.

Estimated Costs
The estimated costs for the 2014 program is $7,023. Program costs include tuition for JOUR 090x, housing, program fees, airfare, local transportation, health insurance, and personal expenses (food, travel).

Scholarship Opportunity
The USC Africa Student Fund is a scholarhip intended to support undergraduate student travel to African countries for study, research, service-based learning and internships. Click here for more information about the scholarship and how to apply.