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RECENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOURNALISTS

RECENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOURNALISTS

IJNet curates the latest opportunities from around the world to satisfy the training needs of professional and aspiring journalists alike. Filter our collection of fellowships, workshops, online courses and media jobs by region, topic or deadline.

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Contest will choose a citizen journalist to go to Copenhagen conference

Citizen journalists from across the globe are encouraged to enter a contest that will send one individual to the December 12 to 19 UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen, which will seek consensus from world leaders on how to improve environmental policy. Deadline for application submission: November 29.

Volunteers invited to 2010 International Journalism Festival in Italy

European journalists can volunteer to work the 2010 International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy from April 1 through 5, 2010. Only a limited amount of applicants will be selected to cover the event, and interested persons should apply as soon as possible.

Guatemala seminar for journalists to focus on environmental topics

A seminar in Guatemala City on November 23 and 24 will train journalists in a variety of environmental topics. Registration is ongoing.

Deadline extended: Awards to highlight science journalism in Argentina

Argentine journalists can compete for the Córdoba award, which will recognize science journalism in mediums including TV, radio, graphics and the Internet. Deadline: December 4. Contestants may submit up to three articles on science journalism that have been published or broadcast in national or international media outlets.

Aljazeera English calls on citizens worldwide to send multimedia stories

Aljazeera English recently launched “Your Media,” a citizen journalism Web site where people from around the world can share news and opinions with the network. “We want to hear about the reaction to global news events where you are and about the stories you would like us to feature,” according to a statement on the network's Web site.

Health journalists from Gulf Arab countries invited to submit works

Journalists across the Gulf Arab countries are invited to submit entries to the Gulf Excellence in Health Media awards. Deadline to apply: November 30.

Journalism, communication students worldwide can apply for U.S. internships

Undergraduate journalism or communications students from around the world who intend to pursue careers in journalism can apply for the chance to come to Washington, D.C., to work at the Scripps Howard News Service from January to April, 2010. Deadline: November 20.

Deadline nears for journalism contest on hunger in Latin America

Journalists in Latin America and the Caribbean have until December 1 to enter works to the competition "Hunger will be history," sponsored by Agencia EFE and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for the United Nations.

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