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 15–17 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 10–week 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 15–17 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. The five roles are: Video content, Visual content, Communications and Marketing, HR & Business Development 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 business–related course. You may also have an interest in business development and in managing human resources and 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 15–17 year old Hub Contributors, providing encouragement, creative and technical support for the work they produce.
Video Content Intern
You will be responsible for production of Hub Mag’s video content. You will produce a video content strategy that aligns with Hub Mag’s content. You have a basic understanding of the processes and technical skills required to produce videos and are willing and keen to share these with others. You will support Hub Mag’s 15–17 year–old contributors who will come to you with their creative ideas and tech related questions, which you will be able to answer and provide direction on. You are looking to share your skills with others and have an awareness of how to create content that appeals to a particular audience.
Visual Content Intern
You will manage the visual content on Hub Mag. You have an eye for creating appealing images, and a solid understanding of how photo, illustration and graphic design can support written articles and video, as well as be used as standalone messaging. You will have basic photography and graphic design skills that you will be confident to share with Hub Mag’s 15–17 year–old contributors who, with your support, will be looking to produce their own visual and graphic design content for publication on Hub Mag.
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.
HR & Business Development Intern
You will be responsible for promoting a culture of respectful collaboration and practical learning for the Hub Mag leadership team and Hub Mag contributors. You will implement professional learning opportunities and carry out regular check-ins with the groups to ensure they are well supported in the program. You will support Hub Mag to meet pre-determined deadlines and support standards of production. You will assist in business development for the program and look for opportunities to promote Hub Mag through partnerships and sponsorships.
Education and 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 on either Wednesdays or Thursdays from 4pm to 6.30pm (school term only)
- 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
- 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 email@example.com or phone 8226 3355
Fernanda Pacheco, Business Support, Finance and HR Coordinator
via email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.