Greek, Russian and Slovak Speaking Interns for Research Media Project

Deadline: 21 April 2014
Open to: Greek, Russian and Slovak speaking candidates with a background in media work
Remuneration: unpaid, entitlement to travel and lunch expenses


Minority Rights Group – MRG is looking for Greek, Russian and Slovak speaking interns with a background in media work, and who are fluent speakers of European languages, to conduct specialized research for the respected media team.

They want to develop their media coverage in selected countries, namely Greece, Russia and Slovakia, and are engaging in a one-month research project to analyse media trends in these countries and help develop their contact base. Successful candidates will be expected to do an in-depth research of the print, broadcast and electronic media in the specified country on a select list of issues including reporting trends on human rights and development stories and the sources relied upon for such stories. The intern will be expected to prepare a full report. The intern will also be expected to help develop MRG’s contact base by identifying and finding contact details of media personnel/journalists in the selected country.

The internship will be for 3 days per week during a one month period and will be coordinated from MRG’s Budapest office. Candidates can work from home or in the Budapest or the London office. The internship will start on 28 April 2014.

There is an opportunity to extend internship for the Russian-speaking intern as MRG is looking for a long-term intern for its Russia program. 


  • Essential – strong language skills in one of the languages: Greek, Slovak, Russian with good English language skills.
  • Some basic experience working with the media and/or a degree in media studies.
  • Good understanding of the media in the country of research.
  • Good research skills, preferably experience in conducting media-related research.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.


Internships at MRG are unpaid but Interns are entitled to travel expenses up to a maximum of £8.00 per day and lunch expenses up to a maximum of £4.00 per day.


To apply please send a full CV with references and a statement of interest to Please mark clearly in the subject section – “Application for media research intern”. The letter of interest must explain the skills and experience you have to be able to undertake the internship.

Deadline is 21 April 2014.

For more information visit the official website HERE.

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