Getting a degree in international journalism is a great way to learn about the world and also be part of those reporting on everything from global hunger to political and current events. There are schools and universities all over the world that offer programs in international journalism as well as fellowship and scholarship programs that you can apply for to help with costs. Some schools also offer internships and will help you find international journalism jobs after you've completed your studies.
Here are some things to consider before you apply to an international journalism program:
1. Find listings of schools and universities that offer international journalism education undergraduate and graduate programs.
2. Since there are international journalism schools and programs all over the world, decide which country you want to study in and then and apply to schools or fellowships and scholarship programs in that area.
3. Decide if you are going to freelance and work in more than one country or work for a news media service that has a central base.
Find international journalism program listings onlineSince you're looking to study in a specialized field of journalism, you need to find international journalism colleges and programs so you can receive a degree in international journalism. There are listings online where you can find an international school of journalism or even apply to an international journalism graduate program to further your studies.
Apply for fellowships and scholarships to international journalism schools around the worldSince attending international universities for journalism might be expensive, getting a fellowship or scholarship for an international journalism program might provide you with the necessary funding to complete your education and earn an international journalism degree.
Find international journalism jobs by searching online directoriesAfter you've completed your international journalist course of study, the next step will be to find a job. There are websites where you can find listings for freelance as well as regular journalism jobs and internships in countries all over the world so that you can begin to put what you've learned to use in the world media community.
- Since you're planning to work overseas, it's important that you learn at least one other languages so that you can get around in the countries you'll be reporting from. Either during or after you graduate international journalism school, take the time to learn a language, and it is sure to benefit your career.