Deadline: 5 April 2015
Open to: journalists, writers, bloggers or simply enthusiasts on writing from across Europe and beyond
Benefits: goodies from Mladiinfo, promotion to more than 50,000 fans and followers of Mladiinfo International, skills boost
The Mladiinfo International web-platform features the articles section that highlights stories of academic adventures, experiences in international events, volunteering experiences or youth activism initiatives. The story is all yours and this is the chance for you to get featured at www.mladiinfo.eu and be read by thousands of young people across Europe and the world. If you would like to be a writer for Mladiinfo, and contribute for the articles section, conduct interviews, collect stories or provide tips, and simultaneously be part of one big network, keep reading our call and find out how to submit your article and cooperate with the Mladiinfo International team.
Who can apply?
As young writer, you should keep your content applicable to one of the following six categories viable at the Mladiinfo platform:
- Youth activism – You are part of initiative that strives to change society and surpass some of its limitations, obstacles or prejudices? You have a cause, or you fight for youth rights, conduct projects to bring change in your local community? Your article fits our “Youth Activism” section!
- My Europe – You are able to describe a part of Europe and ponder on its functionality, freedom, believes, advantages and disadvantages, positive and negative practices? My Europe works well for you!
- My story – You have won a scholarship and you are having your studies abroad? Or you have taken an internship in some organization, institution or company and then you got your first job? Wohoo, how was it? In “My Story” we are eager to hear your story of struggle and success, your story of professional boost or dive in some new academic environment.
- Tips and tricks – You are local of some vibrant city or town, or simply a passionate traveler who already knows a lot about the place? Prep your list of tips, tricks and advise and tell the world the hidden secrets of the place you think will be helpful to other travelers.
- Events – You have made to a super-awesome conference in France or Belgium, or have taken a training opportunity in Warsaw, Sarajevo or even maybe out of Europe? All events have their points and reasons. What did you learn and whom have you met? Feel free to make them worth reading in “Events” category.
- Mladiinfo Topic – You still have article that is in context of our platform and you do not see it fit in any of the above categories? We will put under “Mladiinfo Topic”.
The articles need to be original contents, which has not been published to other webpage,blog or web-platform before. The optimal text length is from 500 to 800 words. The text should also feature 4 pictures (horizontal).
Do not hesitate to choose a topic of yours that would perfectly fit in some of the above-mentioned categories. However, if you select the topic yourself, contact the editorial team of Mladiinfo to discuss your idea before you start writing in order to make sure it will fulfill the necessary criteria to be published).
If you would prefer to have a topic given by Mladiinfo, check the following ideas:
- 10 Reasons Why Erasmus is the Best Thing That Ever Happened in My Life;
- Travel-mates: How to Find Your Perfect Travel-buddy;
- 10 Challenges of International Love;
- What It Means To Be An Expat In < insert foreign country>?;
- 5 Challenges To Cope With After You Finish Your Studies Abroad;
- Why <insert name of the city> Is One of the Best Cities for Students;
- 5 Ideas How To Travel 3000 km in a Week With Only 100 € in Your Pocket;
- 10 Things You Are Missing Out On If You Don’t Do a Semester Abroad;
- How To Fight Nostalgia When Living Abroad
- Why I as an Native English Speaker <or insert another language> Never Understood the English of Foreign Speakers :).
- Have your article published to a global audience and become author at a big youth platform connecting peers from Europe and around the globe;
- Be promoted over the social channels of Mladiinfo International that have more than 50,000 fans and followers;
- You will boost your communication skills;
- You will receive some goodies as a small present from Mladiinfo;
- If you are consistent enough with publications, and you have a really good capability of writing, you will be rewarded with covered participation in training/workshop/youth event somewhere across Europe.
How to apply?
Send your CV and sample of your writings to [email protected]. Our team is accepting applications on a ongoing basis. You will be communicated for your application status as soon as the editorial board reviews your application.
For any questions which you may have, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected]