E-mediat Morocco Program: Internship Opening

E-mediat Morocco Program

Internship Opening

Program Background

The E-mediat program aims to increase NGO knowledge and skills to use new media effectively and to promote their access to these new communication channels to enable them to advance their unique missions and strengthen their organizations.

It is a program of international cooperation, administered by the Institute for International Education (IIE) and funded by the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) of the United States Department of State with the support and kind donations from Microsoft, Cisco and the CraigList Charitable Fund.

In Morocco, the E-Mediat program is hosted by Tanmia association in Rabat. For the year 2011-2012, the E-mediat program will be implemented in two main regions: L’Oriental and the Middle Atlas.

Thus, 60 NGOs representing rural and urban areas in both regions will benefit from a training program from June 2011 to January 2012 in the following areas:

1. Introduction: New Media and Strategic Planning

2.  Website and Blogs,

3. Social networks and online communities.

4. Digital film production and Internet Activism.

5. Advocacy via the mobile phone and civic engagement

In addition to Morocco, the program is implemented in five other countries in the MENA region, namely Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia, UAE and Yemen for more information on the E-mediat program, please visit our webiste.

 Job Description:

·         Conduct research and draft summaries on social media (SM) updates;
·         Assist in country team to promote program via facebooke, twitter and other SM tools;
·         Translate Blog content into French and Arabic;
·         Assist in preparing training modules for NGOs on E-commerce, Communication; Project Management;
·         Assist  team in organizing a local conference in Meknes in February 2012;
·         Assist team in organizing a regional conference in Fes in March 2012;
·         Perform other duties as assigned.


·         Excellent experience in the areas of local development and social media;
·         Attending training sessions (as an observer);
·         Certificates & Letters of recommendation provided upon successful completion of the internship.


Applicants should have substantial academic experience in the fields of communication, marketing, translation, and project management. S/he should have excellent analytical skills as well as a good command of English, French & Arabic.  Applicants need to have a good knowledge of social media tools.


This is an unpaid internship. All costs connected with an intern’s participation must be borne by the nominating university or institution or by the students, themselves.

Office Hours:

No office hours required. Interns will conduct their internship on distance level and update in country team on their projects’ progress on a regular basis through email.

Internship period:

Internships are beginning from December 9th, 2011 and March 31st 2012 to both Moroccan and International students.

Application deadline:
Interested candidates should send a motivation letter and CV (IN ENGLISH) to Widad EL HANAFI, E-mediat Morocco Country Director via email to emediat.morocco.team@gmail.com no later than December 5th, 2011.  

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