24 January 2020


ُEnglish and Germany

(Paid Opportunity)


DW journalism traineeship – DW Akademie

DW’s traineeship is one of the most prestigious journalism training programs in Europe, giving young journalists from all over the world the chance to learn all the skills needed to work successfully as a multimedia reporter and editor.

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DW’s  looking for young people from all over the world interested in a comprehensive, exceptional quality journalism program with an international broadcaster.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Journalism

Required Languages

English and German

Eligible Countries


Program Period

18 months

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Native speaker of one of DW’s languages with excellent English and good German language skills, or native English speaker with good German language skills, or native German speaker with excellent English language skills.
  • Completed university degree, college degree or apprenticeship.
    (especially with a background in technology/IT, science, politics, economics or law)
  • Initial journalistic experience.
  • Creative mind.
  • Social media expertise.
  • Ability to work under deadlines independently and as part of a team.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

The DW Traineeship offers

  • Acquisition of journalism skills.
  • Seminars on all relevant journalism topics, conducted by renowned trainers.
  • Placements with various DW editorial departments in Bonn and Berlin as well as in one of our foreign bureaus in Brussels, Washington or Moscow.
  • Introduction to producing your own content for TV, radio or online formats, from generating ideas to technical production.
  • Placements in Germany, Europe and worldwide.
  • Technical know-how for TV, radio and online.
  • Trainee’s salary.
  • After traineeship completion, prospect of ongoing contract working for DW worldwide.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill in this online application.

Second Step: Upload the required documents to the application:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Up to three work samples
  3. If applicable, a scan of your passport and/ or residence/work permit (for non-Germans living in or outside of Germany)

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This Scholarship Published by:
Gehad Salem/ Egypt

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