Hub Mag Internship Program

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

Calling all young professionals!

Are you a young South Australian aged 18 – 21 years looking for a professional development opportunity? Do you have a passion for media and sharing original and unique stories? Would you like to learn leadership skills and apply these to a real world project that is impactful? 

We are looking for five South Australians aged 18 – 21 years who are interested in developing their leadership skills through a practical internship opportunity. Prior experience isn’t required, however, a strong willingness to try new things outside your comfort zone is essential.  

The Hub Mag Internship Program is an unpaid professional development opportunity that focuses on learning key skills of leadership, collaboration and project management for young professionals undertaken through a practical opportunity.    

Interns will be involved in professional development workshops and mentorships, while also working together to drive the content strategy for Hub Mag; an online publication that features work and stories from young content creators aged 1517 years. Hub Mag aims to provide a platform for young people to voice their opinions, share their creative work, and facilitate a discussion space on topics that matter to them.  

Interns will be required participate proactively in the development of the program for young content creators as well as attend weekly meetings over a timeframe of two 10week school terms: 

  • The first term will involve participating in professional development workshops and receiving mentoring from CCYP staff, while working with other Interns to plan the content strategy for Hub Mag. 
  • The second term will involve leading a team of high school students aged 1517 years in the creation and production of content for Hub Mag and counted toward their SACE accreditation. 

Applicants will be required to apply for a specific role related to their interests and career aspirations. There are two roles currently available; Communications & Marketing and Education & Research. 

Applicants are encouraged to use this opportunity to count towards their university placement, however will need to check with their university’s placement team regarding eligibility for gaining course credits. 

Interns will receive some reimbursement for some expenses incurred through the internship. 

You are a young person in the early stages of your professional career. You may be studying a journalism, communications, arts, or businessrelated course. You may also have an interest in developing meaningful projects. You enjoy trying new things and taking on challenges that lie outside your comfort zone. You have a unique perspective on online worlds and have a drive to make positive change. You want to support people around you and enjoy uplifting others. You’re looking for an opportunity to work collaboratively with a range of people, while also leading a team of young content creators. 

Interns will each lead their own team of 1517 year old Hub Contributors, providing encouragement, creative and technical support for the work they produce.  

Communications & Marketing Intern 
You will manage editorial content for Hub Mag, overseeing the creation, editing, and publication of all Hub Mag website content to ensure it meets professional standards and appeals to young people aged 15-17 years. You will be responsible for developing media releases and liaising with relevant bodies to promote Hub Mag. You will guide a group of young people aged 15 – 17 years on ways to help promote Hub Mag amongst their networks and channels and to encourage their contributions. You have an understanding of brand strategy, and will be a driving force for the overall planning of Hub Mag in the first term. 

Education & Research Intern 
You will manage the development of key Hub articles related to relevant news events and stories. You will have an eye out for global and social matters that impact the lives of young people. You may be studying politics or journalism and have a strong ability to translate key information so it can be understood by a wide range of audiences. You will lead a team of Hub Mag contributors, providing writing and editing support where necessary.  

All interns will understand the importance of abiding by privacy and confidentiality protocols and standards in context of material produced for Hub Mag. You will understand the importance of ensuring content is produced and published to a high standard and is not in any way defamatory or offensive and will be suitable for young people. 

All Hub Mag Interns will be required to:

  • Attend team meetings every Thursday from 4pm to 6pm 
  • Seek out personal learning opportunities and proactively pursue opportunities for personal skill development while undertaking the internship program 
  • Actively participate in meetings relating to Hub Mag’s broader strategic agenda 
  • Undertake the set responsibilities as they relate to the individual Hub Mag roles described 
  • Lead and support a team of high school aged contributors 

Essential Requirements

  • Demonstrated skills required for nominated role and a strong interest in project management 
  • Demonstrated organisational and time-management skills 
  • Ability to work autonomously and manage priorities to meet deadlines 
  • Commitment to 5 hours per week including weekly face to face meetings 

Enquiries and applications 

Please complete an application form (linked below) and submit it along with your CV. 

 Enquiries can be directed to either: 
Kirrily Snape, Hub Creative and Content Project Officer 
via email kirrily.snape@sa.gov.au or phone 8226 3355 

 Fernanda Pacheco, Business Support, Finance and HR Coordinator 
via email fernanda.pacheco@sa.gov.au or phone 08 8226 3476. 

 CCYP is a child safe environment. Applicants will need a valid Working with Children Check or be willing to obtain one. Reasonable adjustments will be made to enable applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application process.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Applications are reviewed as applicants apply.

Acknowledgement of Country
We respectfully acknowledge and celebrate the Traditional Owners of the lands throughout South Australia and we pay our respects to their Elders –  and to past, present and future generations of their children and young people. 

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