New Initiatives Intern, International Center for Journalists

New Initiatives Intern

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) seeks a paid intern for our new initiatives department. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

The internship is a great opportunity to build foundational experience in how a media development non-profit organization develops new programs, including research, proposal development, project budgets and database management, as well as other administrative tasks.


  • Assist ICFJ staff in researching potential funders and project ideas
  • Maintain databases with contact information and project results
  • Help develop project budgets
  • Assist with writing and preparation of proposal materials
  • Provide administrative support as needed 

Selection Criteria:

  • Intern must be enrolled in a degree-granting program during the internship or a recent graduate
  • Strong writing, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to take initiative and be a self-starter
  • Strong attention to detail and highly developed organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Applicant must be U.S.-based

The internship would be 20 hours a week with a minimum three-month commitment.

How to apply:

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter here. Only complete applications will be considered.