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Journalism Internships in Argentina

  • Placement location: Unquillo
  • Placement Types:Radio
  • Requirements:Volunteers need at least intermediate Spanish
  • Role: To become involved in the everyday activities of a radio station
  • Accommodation: Host family
  • Length of placement: From 2 weeks
  • Start dates: Flexible

Broadcast journalism volunteer hosts live radio show in Argentina

A Projects Abroad Journalism internship in Unquillo, Argentina offers you the chance to gain direct work experience while living in one of the most vibrant and beautiful countries in Latin America. This program is ideal for professionals on a career break, working journalists, or students contemplating journalism as a career or university option.

Interns on our Journalism internship will have the opportunity to learn how a radio station is run. You will also gain direct work experience for your resume that will improve your prospects in a highly competitive job sector.

Interns will need intermediate Spanish to make the most of this project.

Radio Journalism Internships in Argentina with Projects Abroad

Interns participating on a Journalism project in Argentina work at a community radio station. The radio station covers a range of topics for their programs, including local and national news, business, debates, music, lifestyle, fashion, and more. You can become involved in a variety of different areas depending on your interests, such as conducting interviews and attending events.

Working alongside small teams of local journalists, you will be given a range of responsibilities. This could be anything from researching stories and interviewing people to editing or commenting on air. You can also learn about and get involved in various aspects of producing a radio show.

Volunteer Profile Volunteer Louise Spratt hosting a live radio show in Argentina on the Journalism project
Louise Spratt
My journalistic skills were put to the test and advanced as I conducted research for our radio show, interviewed teachers at the local primary school about the newly introduced Law of Education and broadcast a music profile for an up and coming rap artist. Read more...

The radio station is geared towards tourists and the local community. Broadcasts are in Spanish so this project is a great opportunity to improve your Spanish skills. Interns will be introduced to the heritage of the region by covering local stories of interest.

During your internship in Argentina, you will receive guidance from your supervisor at the placement. Our staff at the Projects Abroad office, located in Cordoba, will also be available to offer additional support, should you need it.

This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved with all aspects of developing a radio station, while experiencing life in this stunning and traditional Argentinean setting.

You can join a Journalism internship in Argentina for three weeks if you don't have time to join us for four weeks or more. This project has been selected by our local colleagues as being suitable for short term volunteering for both the host community and the volunteer. Although you will gain a valuable cultural insight and work intensely within the local community please be aware that you may not be able to make the same impact as someone volunteering for a longer period.

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