BBC World Service Placements ProgramThe Chevening Secretariat and BBC World Service Group are satisfied to welcome applications (from 14 March) for the Chevening/BBC World Service Group Professional Placement Program, beginning in September 2022.
It is an interesting and open door to foster your abilities through reasonable experience, mentorship, and preparation at the BBC’s College of Journalism. The situation is supposed to be cross-breed, with some work occurring in the London BBC office and some work occurring at home.
Company/Organisation(s): Chevening/BBC World Service
Program Type: Graduate Program
Program Location: London BBC office
Program Duration: 4 Months
Available Slot: Several
Nationality: All Nationalities
Chevening/BBC World Service Placements Program | What to Expect
Contingent upon their abilities and interests, effective candidates could be set in one of the various areas of World Service Group action including World Service news programs, BBC News on the web, World Service radio, computerized yield, BBC Media Action, BBC Monitoring, one of the BBC World Service language administrations, or Solutions-Focused Journalism.
The program will likewise include:
- Enrolment in a bespoke one-week course at the BBC College of Journalism.
- Access to College of Journalism courses on the same basis as BBC staff. Awardees will be expected to complete at least one additional course during their placement.
- Successful applicants will be supervised at a BBC location in London and will have a BBC mentor to assist them during the placement.
- Successful applicants will receive the Chevening stipend for the duration of the placement, in addition, and in order to meet the BBC standards under the New Talent Policy, the BBC will provide a total ‘top-up salary’ for the period. The exact top-up amount will be confirmed at a later date, as it is calculated to coincide with each new financial year. Successful applicants will be expected to find suitable accommodation themselves.
Up to 10 arrangements are accessible to current Chevening Scholars concentrating on pertinent degree programs in the UK. Because of the idea of the expert arrangement, candidates should likewise show that they have somewhere around two years’ insight as a functioning columnist, and additionally have or will have finished an expert’s in news coverage from a UK college when the situation begins.
- Up-to-date CV
- Copy of your passport and visa
- Letter from your university confirming your official academic term start and end date
Please note, this program is only open to 2021/2022 Chevening Scholars. You will be asked to provide evidence of this as you complete your application.
The form is available to complete here when applications open at 10:00 14 March 2022.
Application Deadline: March 31, 2022