INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

APPLICATIONS FOR 2023 PROGRAMS

OPEN NOW!

The world's first Solutions Journalism study abroad program organizes cohorts of local and international aspiring journalists where underrepresented communities are responding to chronic social or environmental problems.

Designed in collaboration with seasoned solutions journalists, thought leaders and the

Solutions Journalism Network, Solutions Journalism Without Borders' experiential

service-learning program teaches students and professional journalists wanting to expand

their skill set how to catalyze high-impact solutions reporting in order

to amplify marginalized voices and reframe coverage

of complex issues in underserved communities around the world. 

Supported by the Solutions Journalism Network's LEDE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

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VIETNAM

PROGRAM

14 January - 11 February 2023 

Spend four weeks in Hoi An, Vietnam learning and producing solutions journalism collaboratively and in-community.

GUATEMALA

PROGRAM

10 June - 8 July 2023 

Spend four weeks in

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala learning

and producing solutions journalism collaboratively and in-community.

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MOROCCO

PROGRAM

16 July - 13 August 2023 

Spend four weeks in Marrakech, Morocco learning and producing solutions journalism collaboratively and in-community.

LEARN

how to produce

high-impact solutions stories

CONNECT

with changemakers responding to problems in their community

WRITE

a solutions story in collaboration with a local journalism student

PITCH

your completed story

to a news outlet

(with a little help from us!*)

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

(International Students)

  • Accommodation in a semi-private homestay or boutique hostel (breakfast included)

  • Pre- and post-arrival orientation and onsite coordinator

  • Welcome day consisting of a local neighborhood walking tour, team-building excursion and welcome dinner

  • Educational briefings and workshops on the theory and practice of Solutions Journalism, including guest lectures from professional journalists and thought leaders

  • Weekly networking events with journalists, community leaders and/or changemakers to facilitate and accelerate community and industry immersion

  • Personal development workshops

  • Logistical support & access to translators for field trips (as required)

  • Access to a ‘base camp’ to learn and work (including free coffee, tea, water and Wi-Fi)

  • Mentored collaborative production of one (1) solutions story, peer review sessions and guidance on how to pitch the story to editors

  • A special end of program presentation/community event

  • Shared airport transfers

  • Certificate of completion

  • Post program, a SJWB e-magazine featuring participants profiles and a compilation of solutions stories produced during the program

  • Fundraising advice

  • Plus more value adds still in the works!

USD $3,200

*Cost does not include flights, travel insurance, visa and additional meals.

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