Internews Benefits

Internews Benefits

With administrative headquarters in both the United States and Europe, there are differences in our benefits packages dependent upon the office which is hiring.

Please note: The benefits outlined below do not apply to local nationals working in their country of citizenship or contract opportunities. For local nationals, benefits are consistent with local office policy.

Internews US benefits include:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental coverage for employees and dependents.
  • Life, AD&D, and Disability coverage.
  • Business traveler emergency medical insurance and security/evacuation services.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offering free counseling.
  • Generous annual paid leave programs including ten days of paid Holidays, twelve days of Sick Leave, and fifteen days of paid Vacation Leave in the first year.
  • Employer-matched retirement plans including US based and International options.
  • Employee paid supplemental Life and Health insurances.
  • Optional US tax advantaged Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for health, dependent care, and commuter costs.
  • Expatriate allowance packages, based upon assignment.

Internews Europe benefits include:

  • 25 days annual leave + all public holidays
  • Sick pay dependent on length of service
  • Company maternity/paternity package
  • Comprehensive medical insurance coverage for overseas assignments
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offering free counseling.
  • Group Life Cover
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme: Child Care Vouchers
  • Paid Study Leave for Continuing Professional Development: dependent on length of service

Equal Opportunity Employment

In accordance with state and federal law in the United States, Internews will not discriminate against an employee or applicant for employment because of race, physical or mental disability, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, or non-job related factors in hiring, promoting, demoting, training, benefits, transfers, layoffs, terminations, recommendations, rates of pay or other forms of compensation. Opportunity is provided to all based on qualifications and job requirements.

Similarly, in line with UK employment legislation, anyone involved in recruitment, selection or interviews will take an unbiased approach regardless of the applicant¹s age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation. They will only ask questions which relate to the job and avoid those which are discriminatory, or which might be perceived as such.

Veterans preference under federal contracts

Veterans preference gives special consideration to eligible veterans looking for federal employment with the United States. Veterans who are disabled or who served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces during certain specified time periods or in military campaigns are entitled to preference over nonveterans in hiring under federal contracts managed by Internews.