An educational travel program to Cuba, in a historic moment, unprecedented and unrepeatable. Journalism immersion in the local Cuban lifestyle, residing in two of its most emblematic cities, both of them declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Havana and colonial Trinidad.
Training with Experts and Mentors, acquiring the latest Travel Journalism skills through Editorial Meetings, Journalism Workshops, Photography Workshops, Mentoring and Feedback Sessions. Students produce their own travel guide to Cuba, which will be published in the news agency.
Upon completion of the Seminar, graduate with a Portfolio of Publications, a Travel Journalism and Photography Internship Certification, a Certification of Academic Credit and a Letter of Recommendation of Merit, if applicable.
Cultural Immersion and “people-to-people” contact at “boutique style” Cuban homes with Cuban families are the defining pillars of this program, which is complemented with multiple events, including Site Visits to Local Projects, City Tours and Guided Excursions.
Learning and traveling at the same time – it’s the perfect combination!
With the Editor-in-Chief of our travel guides at your side, produce your own travel magazine, which will be published in ROOSTERGNN Global News Network.
Discover the Cuban capital of Havana, and all of its exciting and diverse neighborhoods and enjoy Old Havana.
Immerse yourself fully in Havana’s history, culture and architecture, from the Plaza de Armas to the world-famous Malecón ocean boardwalk.
In Trinidad, travel back in time: this colonial city just turned 500 years old!
The colorful town is ideal for practising your photography skills. Trinidad is considered the most photogenic city in the Caribbean as a whole.
The Seminar includes Journalism Workshops, Photography Workshops, Mentoring Sessions and Feedback Sessions.
Acquire new skills and learn from the Experts. And don’t ever be afraid to ask questions – we are here to help you advance in your journalism career.
At RGNN Academy, we’re in love with educational travel programs.
Throughout the Intensive Seminar, you will be immersed in Cuban culture; incorporate what you’ve learned in the articles you write and will publish!
ROOSTERGNN’s Staff has personally selected the best Cuban “boutique style” houses in Havana and Trinidad.
You will have a Cuban family attending to your needs to help you with everything.
Enjoy the colonial style of the houses – it’s a unique experience!
Explore the most fascinating places and landscapes of Cuba.
Throughout the Intensive Seminar, you will have a 24 hour local support team to help you with everything you need. All transportation for Seminar activities, including transfers to and from the airport, are included.
Graduate with a portfolio of published work – with Feedback from the experts.
Ready to include on your Linkedin profile, and show at future job interviews!
Obtain a Travel Journalism & Photography Internship Certification and Letter of Recommendation of Merit, if applicable.
Kick-start your journalism career now!
ROOSTERGNN will certify 80 hours of academic credit for a two-week Internship Seminar.
Get a head start on your future in the world of journalism – all while doing what you love!
Limited spots available. Open to all nationalities.
It is recommended that students enroll as early as possible in order to process visas and book flights to the island.
SUMMER 2017 EDITION (Two-week Seminar). JULY 3-16, 2017. 3,500 Euros. LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE.
WINTER 2018 EDITION (Two-week Seminar). JANUARY 2, 2018 – JANUARY 15, 2018. 3,500 Euros. LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE.
SCHOLARSHIPS OF UP TO 500 EUROS AVAILABLE.
INCLUDES HOUSING AND HALF-BOARD (DAILY BREAKFAST AND LUNCH).
Visas U.S. Students.
Students from the United States require, in addition to the tourist visa from the Cuban Embassy, a license from the U.S. Department of Treasury in order to travel to Cuba for educational purposes. To obtain this license, it is required that the student obtain academic credit for the Intensive Journalism Internship Seminar from a U.S. academic institution or university. A letter on official letterhead, signed by a designated representative of the sponsoring U.S. academic institution, will be required.
Citizens of other countries should consult with the Embassy of Cuba in their respective country to obtain a visa.
Flights from the U.S. to Cuba.
After 55 years, commercial flights US-Cuba have begun again. More information here: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/31/travel/how-to-go-to-cuba-now-jetblue.html.
There are also charter flights from Miami, Florida (MIA), Tampa International Airport (TPA) and Los Angeles (LAX), to Havana with American Airlines and Jet Blue. Please use the following links to book your flight:
• American Airlines Visit Cuba.
• Video from American Airlines about traveling to Cuba from the U.S..
• ABC Charter. Company organizing flights from Miami, Florida (MIA), Tampa International Airport (TPA) and Los Angeles (LAX) Airports to Havana.