Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin | Ireland
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Interns participate in a variety of tasks related to production of marketing a monthly magazine, publishing of website material, and content collection. Interns at Maxmedia will work in a small team environment and contribute to the overall quality of products with creative vision and an eye for detail. The position may entail layout design, proofreading, editing, research, captioning, and working on a deadline. Winter Term 2014 placement is full. Spring 2014 is available.
About the Organization
Whatever your world, Maxmedia brings it to life!
The internet is immediate, and extremely useful. Print gives richness and depth. Maxmedia brings the two together to engage your audience and build trusted relationships that grow stronger and more profitable over time. In 2008, they won the PPAI Customer Magazine of the Year Award for Cara Magazine. The judges described it as “Effective branding and a perfect blend of design, editorial and marketing in one package.” Additionally, Maxmedia creates deep, functional website content for clients like Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland, UCD and the IMI.
At Maxmedia, they value close relationships with their clients to gain a deeper understanding of the audience they serve. They remain competitive in a fast-changing market due to their expertise that allows them to combine the richness and permanence of traditional publishing with the functionality and dynamism of digital media. The office is located in the "Enterprise Cube" in Dun Laoghaire, to the south of Dublin. Interns can expect a fast-paced, multi-faceted work experience as part of the small but dynamic team at Maxmedia.
Interns are involved with many aspects of magazine and online media production:
Layout, editorial tasks and production of a print magazine - content production, fact checking, finding images, caption writing, proofreading, meeting deadlines.
Editorial tasks, content production, content migration, website management skills for online media.
Students can expect to attend events in the local area, and do research on topics for the magazine.
# of Positions per term
Duration of Internship
Minimum of 12 weeks - up to one year
Any major is eligible, provided the student has some previous journalistic experience, and strong writing, editing and proofreading skills.
A PC is available for full access for research and copy writing Proficiency in MS Word and Excel are required. Experience with PowerPoint and other web based technologies are helpful, but not required.
Excellent written and spoken English.
I would expect a high level of attention to detail in all tasks, particularly in content provision for either the website or the magazine. Subbing of content, writing of content and picture research all to brief.
Total costs vary depending on how long you plan to be abroad, where you will be living, your personal spending habits, and current exchange rates. The following estimates will give you a ballpark figure for this internship. Get help with the math from our handy Cost Calculator.
ALL ESTIMATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
IE3 Program Fee
The IE3 program fee is $3450 for the first term for both in-state and out-of-state students and $1000 for each additional term, regardless of credit earned. You do not pay tuition for the term(s) you are abroad. Visit your University's IE3 page for details, costs for additional terms, and campus administrative fees.
Estimated One-Time Expenses
|Visa Fees||None, but see below *|
*See Additional Cost Information below.
Estimated Monthly Expenses
|Housing||450 - 600 Euros|
|Local Transportation||90 Euros (if commuting daily by rail)|
|Personal Expenses||70 Euros|
None. Any work-related travel (aside from commute from accommodation) will be reimbursed.
Additional Expense Information
- Students staying longer that three months (90 days) will need to apply for an entry document, which will carry an additional charge. Please contact the Regional Director for the UK and Ireland for further information.