Internship Track: Communications
Type of Internship: General Communications
Country: Myanmar
Status:
Teaser: Come experience the culture of Myanmar, as you interact with wonderful people who have intriguing stories to tell. Use your communications and photography skills to capture what God is doing and how He is revealing His heart for the world in Southeast Asia.
Suggested Dates: Choose your dates
Date Flexibility: Any time except for mid-December through mid-January.
Cost:

 

plus airfare, visa and emergency medical insurance.*According to current currency exchange rates and your estimated time commitment. To be adjusted to actual dates of internship and actual exchange rates at the time of internship.

Number of Interns Needed: 2
Positions still available: 2
Description:

Helping to gather stories from workers, write up and publish on our internal website as well as helping to put together an OM Myanmar newsletter. Doing basic photography as well as participate in some ministry activities, (orphanage, team outreaches, fellowships, devotions times) to get a taste for life in Myanmar. Also we would try to set up cultural experiences to develop the communications interns’ ability to transmit the message of Myanmar.

Proposed weekly schedule:

Monday
8:45-9:30 Team Devotions, Writing and editing, observe English classes, or cultural outing
3:00-4:00 Team Prayer Meeting

Tuesday - Day off

Wednesday -
8:00 leave for kindergarten or outreach centre ministries. Observe, interview, and collect information
2:00/3:00 return

Thursday - Team Ministry or Orphanage Visit
(Times vary depending on where we go)

Friday –
8:45-9:30 Team Devotions, Writing and editing, observe English classes, or cultural outing
3:00-4:00 Team Bible Study

Saturday -
10:00-12:00 Conversation Club
(Sometimes observe sometimes present to Myanmar students)

Sunday –
8:30-11:00 Church Service 11:30-1
Youth Club (Observe or present)

Skills/ Experience Required: Good interviewing and writing skills. Desire to work in Myanmar. Willingness to be flexible and initiative in taking opportunities. Some computer skills would be helpful.
Qualifications of on-field supervisor: Professional article-writing experience, as well as experience with the OM internal communications network.
Is a homestay with a national possible? No

 

What Others Say...

I do feel that I accomplished my purpose for being there. I was able to complete all my [requirements] for college, learn some Arabic, and teach some English. Then besides those things, make good relationships with the locals that created opportunities to witness about my faith and testimony. [Read more]

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