Calls for interns

6 August 2009

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The Walkley Foundation administers the Walkley Awards, Australia’s most prestigious accolades for journalism. The foundation also organises professional development programs for journalists and other media professionals.

The foundation is calling for Event Management, Publicity and Journalism students to work as interns on publicity and event management for a variety of projects such as the Walkley Awards, Press Freedom Media Dinner and a number of conferences which it organises for journalists around the country.

Event students will assist with the co-ordination of a variety of events, from the Walkley Gala Awards Dinner for 1,000 journalists, fundraising for our Media Press Freedom Dinner, and a range of conferences and events for journalists and communications specialists.

Journalism students will assist with Walkley entries, award and judging processes, event publicity, and assist with the production process of The Walkley Magazine:  Inside the Australian Media.

The Walkey Foundation is after motivated, intelligent, creative and articulate journalism, communications or event management students, preferably in their final year of study.  If you are confident with an energetic attitude and can bring a variety of skills to your internship, apply now!

The foundation has openings in August, September, October and November. The internship is three weeks full time.

To apply, email with:

– Your current CV;

– Your dates of availability for the internship; and

– A 100-word statement about why you would like to work at the Walkleys.