Open positions at the Fulbright Finland Foundation

Media Intern

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Fulbright Finland is now seeking a MEDIA INTERN to work directly with our social media team. This is an exciting opportunity to build your resume for a semester working with a dynamic small team in an international organization.

The media intern’s primary responsibility will be to create and update visual content for the Fulbright Finland Foundation social media and web presence. The media intern will also contribute to marketing and promotion of the Fulbright Program through digital and print materials.

The media intern will contribute to telling the Fulbright Finland story through the experiences and images of the individual US and Finnish grantees. The intern will do this by interviewing and documenting grantees' and alumni members’ activities, taking photos and creating short (approx. 2-minute) videos. The intern will also take photos and video at Fulbright events. Your own creative ideas are most welcome.

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in photography and video editing.  (We are using an SLR camera with video capability, Nikon D-5100, and Adobe’s Creative Cloud tools in windows environment. Candidates can also use their own camera equipment.)
  • An interest in storytelling and creating interesting and dynamic images is a must.
  • Experience with using social media.
  • Good English Skills.

More information

This internship is unpaid and should be part of studies at a Finnish university or university of applied sciences.

Position can be full-time or part-time with a minimum of 20 hours per week, with somewhat flexible hours (you will have assignments with deadlines, but will generally be able to arrange to film grantees at mutually agreeable times and edit shots and video on your own time.) You will need to be present for occasional Fulbright events.

We depend on your creative input and are excited to integrate your suggestions and creations into our overall media strategy!

Upon satisfactory completion of your internship, you are free to use the materials created as part of your portfolio.

Please submit your CV to Pia Arola at with a paragraph about why you would like to be a media intern at the Fulbright Finland Foundation and why you think you would be good in the position, and a small portfolio of 2 short videos and photos you have created.


Pia Arola
Executive Assistant
Tel: 044 5535 278


Fulbright Finland mission is to expand Finnish-North American collaboration through exchanges of talent and knowledge.

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Fulbright Finland Foundation promotes educational exchange between Finland and North America in a variety of ways.