Internship Programme

KUALA LUMPUR POST Internship Programme

Description:

Kuala Lumpur Post is an independent online news portal which covers local, international, business, sports, showbiz, social and health news.


Our vision is to be the most comprehensive and informative news portal in Malaysia.

Our portal was founded in 2012 and we strive to report news and keep the public informed.

Job Description:

Currently, Kuala Lumpur Post has support needs in the following areas:

1. Editorial:

This includes accumulating recent news, interesting reading materials to be published in both English and Bahasa Malaysia. Assist reporters to edit, translate and publish news.


2. News reporter:

This includes attending press conferences and preparing news reports. Photography knowledge is an added advantage. Also reparation of content and content management with the aim of increasing awareness of the current issues at hand. 


The intern will learn and be exposed to current issues that are being covered by our programmes.
No of positions per term: 2

Start Dates: December, March, June & September

Duration: 3-months

Requirements:

1. Academic background:

Final year students of Mass Communication, Journalism, Politics, Gender Studies, International Studies, International Development, Communications, Law, Social Work or any other studies related.

2. Skills/Experience:

The following skills are highly valued: writing in English and Bahasa Malaysia, research, resourcefulness, structured and systematic thinking, and knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
Preferred: Those with experience in using Google Applications, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, WordPress, HTML applications, social media.

3. Language Ability:

English is the main medium of communication in the office and also to interact socially. Knowledge of Bahasa Malaysia / Bahasa Indonesia / Mandarin / Tamil will be an added advantage.

4. Other requirements:

Ideally, an intern should have his/her own notebook but a computer terminal (with basic word processing and internet access) can be provided if required. Software: Depending on the work scope, the intern should have access to related software like Illustrator, Photoshop, PDF, FTP, HTML writers, etc. Internet access is available.

If you are interested kindly email your CV to editor@kualalumpurpost.net