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APPRENTICESHIPS

Internships The Foundation works with organisations in industries where Muslims are traditionally underrepresented to deliver apprenticeship opportunities. These provide a valuable opportunity for scholars to develop their skills and gain useful industry experience.

Editorial Apprenticeship - Evening Standard

A brilliant opportunity has arisen for a postgraduate editorial apprenticeship at the Evening Standard. The successful candidate will receive day-release training for the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Diploma during the 15-month apprenticeship. The candidate will be active within a British Muslim community and demonstrate intimate knowledge of issues affecting British Muslim communities as well as demonstrating long-term commitment to community/societal development within Britain.

Work experience will include writing and reporting across print and digital, contributing to the Evening Standard’s social media channels, data journalism, research and working on a range of in-depth projects including those on sustainability issues. Candidates will need to show experience across print and digital platforms, have proven writing and research skills and demonstrate their commitment to working in the media. The apprentice will be paid a salary commensurate with the London Living Wage (currently £10.85 per hour) for a full-time five-days-a-week position. The placement is funded by the Aziz Foundation.

To apply, please send your CV, a covering letter and two samples of your written work to esirecruitment@esimedia.co.uk and copy in a.ahmed@azizfoundation.org.uk no later than 11 am on Monday 5th July 2021.

Editorial Apprenticeship - The Independent

A brilliant opportunity has arisen for a post graduate editorial apprenticeship at the Evening Standard. The successful candidate will receive day-release training for the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Diploma during the 15-month apprenticeship. The candidate will be active within a British Muslim community and demonstrate intimate knowledge of issues affecting British Muslim communities as well as demonstrating long-term commitment to community/societal development within Britain.

Work experience will include writing and reporting across print and digital, contributing to The Independent’s social media channels, data journalism, research and working on a range of in-depth projects including those on sustainability issues. Candidates will need to show experience across print and digital platforms, have proven writing and research skills and demonstrate their commitment to working in the media. The apprentice will be paid a salary commensurate with the London Living Wage (currently £10.85 per hour) for a full-time five-days-a-week position. The placement is funded by the Aziz Foundation.

To apply, please send your CV, a covering letter and two samples of your written work to esirecruitment@esimedia.co.uk and copy in a.ahmed@azizfoundation.org.uk no later than 11 am on Monday 5th July 2021.