Best suited for students of Journalism and PR
Period: Two months
Intern’s tasks: Content generation (two news articles per day)
On completion: Digital Certificate and Letter of Appreciation
Bonus / Perks: Byline articles on news websites
Selection process and job description
Dale Bhagwagar Media Group’s Unpaid Virtual Internship in Content Writing is based on work-from-home projects, assigned mainly to students studying Journalism, Content Writing and/or Public Relations.
There is an Entry Test that applicants must take in order to be considered for the Virtual Internship in Content Writing. Only those who pass the test will be accepted for the two-month internship.
The Entry Test for the Virtual Intern position involves writing two news articles on topics provided by our agency. The articles will be evaluated based on their writing quality, newsworthiness, grammar, and ability to meet the submission deadline. If the articles meet our expectations, the applicant will be accepted as a Virtual Intern.
Period of the online internship
The online work-from-home internship lasts for two months and focuses on content strategy, journalistic styles and ethics, spin techniques, content formation, news angles and news writing formats.
The applicant will be expected to work as a virtual intern for two months, during which they will be required to generate two news articles each day for 60 days (including weekends) and stay in touch over the phone and on WhatsApp each day.
Bonus / Perks
The intern’s daily articles will be reviewed for quality. If they meet the standards of national news websites, they may be published on select websites with the intern’s byline and a thumbnail picture.
These articles and bylines could be extremely beneficial as reference links for students and freshers, when seeking a job in mass media professions such as Journalism, PR or Content Writing in future. Interns get personal career guidance from Dale Bhagwagar.
The Letter of Appreciation will be given to successful interns who complete the required tasks during the online internship. If an applicant is unable to complete the internship or is terminated, they will not receive a Certificate or Letter of Appreciation. Copyright for all submitted work will belong to Dale Bhagwagar Media Group, and in the event of failure or termination, the intern’s articles may be removed from any news websites that published them.
How content writing drives success in journalism and PR
In order to be a great journalist or PR professional, one must have strong writing and communication skills. Without understanding how to create great content, the learning of journalism and PR remains incomplete. As we move into the Communication Age, it is important to have the right guidance and direction in order to improve content writing skills from a news media perspective.
Who is Dale Bhagwagar?
Dale Bhagwagar (डेल भगवागर) is a leading publicist in India with 37 years of experience in the news media industry — 11 years in journalism, followed by 26 years of expertise in PR. As a journalist, he has written for national publications like The Indian Express, DNA and The Asian Age, among others.
As a publicist and thought leader, he has been quoted in almost every top media in India. He is also the only Indian publicist who has been quoted in top best international media, such as BBC, Sky News (UK), CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post (US), The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), Pravda (Russia) and International Herald Tribune (France).
He heads the PR agency Dale Bhagwagar Media Group in Mumbai, which has handled the publicity for over 300 Bollywood personalities, 30 movies and 20 Bigg Boss contestants. The agency has been at the forefront of the entertainment PR brigade for more than two decades. Its activities bear his personal touch and stamp. A simple Google search in Dale Bhagwagar’s name brings up thousands of results.
How to apply
To apply for the online work-from-home internship, you need to send an email to email@example.com with “Virtual Internship” in the subject line. The email should include your full name, your contact details, a photograph, your social media links, a government ID card, and a resume or short bio including your academic background. Your request may not be considered if the required documentation is not complete.
Highly successful interns
Some of the highly successful names who have interned with Dale Bhagwagar Media Group include Aditya Jha (Vivekanand Education Society’s College of Arts, Science & Commerce – VES College, Mumbai), Akriti Tiwari (Kalindi College, University of Delhi), Alok Parande (Vivekanand Education Society’s College of Arts, Science & Commerce – VES College, Mumbai), Anchal Sujanti (Usha Pravin Gandhi College of Management, Mumbai), Ankit Chavan (Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering, Nagpur), Devyani Sharma (Hislop College, Nagpur), Nidhi Desai (Mithibai College, Mumbai), Priya Gupta (Singhania University, JR Media Institute, Delhi), Reyanka Debnath (Doon Business School, Dehradun), Richa Shah (Ghanshyamdas Saraf College of Arts & Commerce – GSCC, Mumbai), Shraddha Solanki (University of Delhi) and Sneha Shah (Ghanshyamdas Saraf College of Arts & Commerce – GSCC, Mumbai).
To find out more, visit the PR agency’s official website homepage.