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Apply to be an editorial intern for the Pro Journo team during the World Economic Forum

This opportunity is only for students of Schweizerische Alpine Mittelschule Davos. Spend a week immersed in journalism by getting an insider’s view of how a global media organisation works at the World Economic Forum. For the WEF Annual Meeting 2017, Pro Journo is bringing an on-site reporting team of four reporters from around the world, led by two editors with experiences from the New York Times, Associated Press, The Economist Group, and more. In partnership with Schweizerische Alpine Mittelschule Davos, we’re seeking an editorial intern to assist in our reporting and research work. In return, the intern will be mentored by our editors to gain professional writing and publishing experience–communications skills crucial in any career.

Be a Reporter at the World Economic Forum 2014, Davos-Switzerland

“Davos is the mother of all conferences,” a WEF Annual Meeting attendee once told us last year. Besides the official (and secret, private) program that has been under development for the entire year by a dedicated team at the Forum, what else makes Davos, well, Davos?

Sustainability at Davos News Release, Day 2

A systems-level approach was taken to identify ecological risks and resilience at the Earth’s Tipping Points session. And again, resilience, especially for and about people, was the key theme for the Designing Smart Cities session.
Panelists at the Scaling Social Innovation session focused on the importance of effective financing models and cross-sectoral partnerships for scaling up.

Sustainability at Davos News Release, Day 1

The Global Energy Context session discussed the dramatic macroeconomic effects of the rise of shale gas in the US, as well as how “markets are quietly achieving both growth and environmental improvements.”
Panelists from China’s Growth Context positively noted that “for the first time, consumption is leading the economic recovery [instead of investment-driven growth]” with no mentions of environmental consequences.