The ROMEDIA FOUNDATION is announcing a 2017 call for applications for INTERNSHIPS for Roma and non Roma university students and young graduates
The Romedia Foundation is a Romani non-governmental organization based in Budapest, Hungary, working to contribute to a positive perception of Romani ethnic identity, combating anti-Romani prejudice and to provide alternative information to policy makers on Roma through the production of films and videos, international multi-media campaigns and public events.
Our latest documentary film Jazz Way Out is co-produced by HBO Europe. The foundation’s award-winning 42-episode Mundi Romani – The World through Roma Eyes news documentary series ran on Duna Television. Our “I’m a Roma Woman” campaign available has been running since 2009 and has been further developed through our BUVERO Roma woman media camp – which helped to develop journalistic abilities, social journalism and civic societal duties for 82 young Roman women from Hungary, FYROM, Germany and Serbia.
1) GENERAL INTERNSHIP
Internet research on Roma issues; Support in the implementation of the Romedia Foundation’s communications strategy (Web 2.0, press release drafting); Film scripting; Translation (English – to/from the intern’s native language; Project drafting; Web content development
During the internship, the intern will be expected to be involved in the production of media content designed to provide an insider’s perspective on an issue related to Roma. The task will be implemented with the assistance and expertise of the Romedia Foundation.
The Romedia Foundation will ensure participation of the intern at conferences/workshops/meetings when appropriate.
2) INTERNSHIP FOR THE ROMARCHIVE PROJECT
Assisting the implementation of the film collection of Romedia Foundation; Drafting written communication to partners; Cataloguing and labeling; Background in film history, theory; Working with complex excel tables; Film scripting; Translation (English – to/from the intern’s native language); Project drafting in the area of film and media; Web content development
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Nationals of the countries of the European Union; Working knowledge of English; Good knowledge of international and regional challenges related to Roma; Experience in civil society work and/or human rights is an asset; Experience in journalism/media work or the film industry is an asset; Computer literacy (Word, Excel); knowledge of working with image-editing programs is an asset.
Language Requirement: English is essential.
UNIQUE KNOWLEDGE YOU CAN GAIN WITH US
• Working experience in professional film production in the Romedia Foundation studio and, when possible, on location at film shoots
• Opportunity to take part in the work of a professional film/television team, especially in the area of translation and multicultural outreach
• Insights into the situation of Roma around Europe and the world
• Enrich and put into practice the knowledge you have acquired during your studies or professional careers
Required application documents:
Europass CV; Motivation letter
Please submit your application by e-mail to
Katalin Bársony, Executive Director of Romedia Foundation