Vacancies

We are offering internships at both Candid Foundation and zenith magazine. Before applying, please take the time to read about what each organisation does, which would best suit your interests and state that in your application. We are based in Berlin, but the office’s primary language is English, therefore, we accept applications for internships in both German and English.


zenith magazine is an online and print magazine which focuses on long-form reporting from the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia, and the Sahel regions. zenith magazine is always willing to offer internship opportunities in its editorial department, ideally for a three-month period.

 

The ideal candidate we are looking for is an individual who:

  • Demonstrates a strong interest in the politics, economy, culture, and society of the countries of the zenith magazine’s focus regions
  • Intends to pursuit journalism as a career path and would like to gain experience in print and online media organisation
  • Has studied or is studying at least at a bachelor’s degree level topics associated with zenith magazine’s focus regions
  • Is proficient in both German and English
  • Has additional written and oral language skills from countries in zenith magazine’s focus regions, e.g. Arabic, Persian, and Turkish
  • Has spent considerable periods of time either personally or professionally in zenith magazine’s focus regions

 

zenith magazine offer interns with the following:

  • Comprehensive insights into the daily workings of an international media organisation
  • Opportunities to get involved in every aspect of the editorial work, including research, strategy, media production and content distribution
  • Feedback on the quality of work produced during the internship from a team of experienced media professionals
  • Diverse, multilingual, and dynamic international team environment
  • Central, well-connected Berlin office location.

 

If you are interested in applying for an internship at zenith magazine, please send your application in a single PDF including a cover letter and CV in either English or German to job@zenith.me


Candid Foundation is an independent Berlin-based non-profit organisation, a hybrid between a privately chartered think tank and a dynamic project hub, focusing on developing media, mediation and cultural project in the MENA and Mediterranean regions. Candid Foundation is always eager provide three-month-long internship opportunities to those looking to gain experience in the organisation and the wider NGO sector.

The ideal candidate we are looking for is an individual who:

  • Demonstrates a strong academic and/or professional interest in subject associated with the MENA region
  • Has studied or is studying at least at a master’s degree level subjects associated with the MENA region
  • Possesses strong professional level English and German
  • Has working oral and written skills in Arabic and/or French, especially Arabic
  • Intends to gain experience in project cycle management, grant management, project accounting and project management
  • Is interested in expanding professional network in the German, MENA, and international NGO sectors
  • Has recent experience in working with CMS and social media management programs
  • Is proficient in standard office software, such as Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access
  • Has relevant experience in event and network management
  • Is a creative problem-solver, clear communicator and self-motivated

 

Candid Foundation provides interns with the following:

  • Comprehensive insights into non-profits focusing on media, mediation, and culture in the MENA region and beyond
  • Opportunities to get involved in the full expanse of the organisation’s project portfolio
  • Feedback on the quality of work produced during the internship from a team of experienced project managers
  • Diverse, multilingual, and dynamic international team environment
  • Central, well-connected Berlin office location

 

If you are interested in applying for an internship at Candid Foundation, please send your application in a single PDF including a cover letter and CV in either English or German to job@zenith.me.