The-Travel-Intern-Internship-1920x1280APPLICATION CLOSES ON 3 JUL 2022

Wanted: Philippines 1st Travel Intern
(Jul – Dec ’22)

Application for this batch is closed. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Telegram for updates of the next!

If you’ve ever dreamed of getting paid to travel (₱25,000/month) and create content to inspire others, this job might just be perfect for you. And yes travel expenses are also paid for.


After 2 years without travelling, we’re back and looking for our 1st batch of content creation interns based in the Philippines!

For those who don’t know us, The Travel Intern is a Singapore-based community of storytellers and explorers. Through writing, photography, and filmmaking, we have inspired travellers to travel better, smarter, and braver since 2016.

In fact, we have travelled on 177 trips to over 44 countries!

Now, we want to grow our community in the Philippines, and will be offering full-time jobs for those who pass the internship programme.

Here’s a video of our Content Creator Bootcamp in the Philippines 2 years ago.

DISCLAIMER: If you’re looking for a paid holiday, this is not it. But if you enjoy creating content while exploring the Philippines and the rest of the world, we’re looking for you!

We’re looking for Interns who:
– Are excited about travel content
– Are independent and not afraid to work remotely, in a fast-paced environment full-time
– Can communicate fluently in English
– Can be comfortable in front of the camera
– Have an eye for viral angles and stories
– Have a valid passport, and your own laptop to work on

There are two main roles we are looking for:

(1) Videographers

Friends Posing at Battery Spencer - SF Itinerary

You should be familiar with:
– Editing on Adobe Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro
– Operating DSLRs/Mirrorless Cameras
– Sound Design & Colouring
– Editing on tight deadlines
*Bonus: comfortable with flying drones (but don’t worry, you can learn on the job too)

If you’re curious, here’s some of our videos:

For clients:

Stories we try to tell:

(2) Content Producer (Virtual Assistant) & Social Media Creator:

Trip Planning on TripAdvisor

You should be:
– Detail-oriented and love planning travel itineraries
– Good with research and administrative tasks
– Comfortable writing captions clearly with good grammar/spelling
– Able to do basic editing for photos, social media videos (Instagram, TikTok)
– *Bonus: If you have some graphic design skills

What to expect:

– 6 months starting from end July 2022 (Full-time internship only)
– Monthly allowance from ₱25,000
– Remote working arrangement (we will likely meet once a month)
– Travel opportunities in the Philippines & Internationally (at least 1 international trip). All travel expenses paid.
– Be part of a growing community of like-minded adventurers

How to apply:

Step 1— Find out if you’re able to commit between Jul – Dec 2022 and read this FAQ for people living in the Philippines

Step 2 — Attract our attention on social media! We’re on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Tiktok. Make sure your account is set to public so we can see your posts. Tag us @thetravelintern and #thetravelintern

Step 3 — Complete this application form

The form will ask you for two things:
– a 60s video telling us why you want to join us
– a portfolio showing us your best work for the role you’re applying for (see below for pro-tips!)

Important dates:

Application closes: 3 Jul 2022, 2359hrs (Sun)

Applications shortlisted & contacted by: 14 Jul 2022 (Thu), new timings

Online interviews for shortlisted applicants: 20 – 22 Jul 2022 (Wed–Fri), new timings

Internship begins: 1 Aug 2022

3 Tips to stand out from the crowd 🙂

Sitting at Lake Matheson - New Zealand Best Things to Do(1) Share relevant work in your portfolio —

For the Videographers, show your proficiency in:
– Story-telling (pacing & flow)
– Sound design & colouring
*bonus if you’re comfortable in front of the camera as well!

For the Content Producers/Social Media Curators, show us:

– Some of your best works on social media — Instagram Highlights/Reels/Photos/Videos and TikTok Videos (it could also be stuff you’ve created for other social media accounts)
– Your writing ability
– Your research experience or being a Virtual Assistant
– How you’d plan a trip with friends in the Philippines or Overseas — feel free to plan a new trip or adapt from an existing itinerary you might already have.

(2) Get to know us —

Before we meet you, the best way to get a taste of us is on our social channels!


Create something, tag us and #thetravelintern! Or leave us witty comments on our existing posts 😉

(3) Let your personality shine

We would love to know you better, especially if we will be travelling together! We work hard, but we also play hard! Don’t be afraid to show us your goofy side 😉

FAQ — The Travel Intern in the Philippines!

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Have questions about the application? Check out our Philippines FAQ page!

Meanwhile, follow our adventures on FacebookInstagram, TikTok, and YouTube!