Communications and Community Engagement Internship (Paid)

Duties

Are you interested in getting hands-on experience implementing a full-scale communications and public engagement campaign? Do you have what it takes to navigate through complex issues to get your client a win?

If so, a communications firm is looking for remote (work from home) interns this Spring and Summer for several large public relations campaigns. This high-speed, exciting internship will offer you the ability to have real, hands-on experience in executing large-scale public relations and communication campaigns.

Interns may have the opportunity to prepare key messages for print, video and online media, participate in grassroots/grass tops outreach efforts, and work with the local press on garnering earned media. Participants will work with project leaders to develop strategy, support information flow to clients, and write engaging copy across multiple platforms.

Responsibilities may include working on strategic, cohesive and external and internal communications or managing large-scale, high-visibility projects. The position requires sitting/standing at a computer, collaborating via web-cam, conference calls via phone and/or web conferencing programming.

This internship is idea for students majoring in:

  • Communications
  • Political Science
  • Public Relations
  • Journalism
  • English
  • Marketing 

Qualifications

  • Ability to be flexible with job assignments with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications, Google Docs, and Adobe presentation tools
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally (verbally and written)
  • Skilled in organization and time management
  • Ability to travel and do some work on the weekends and in the evening.

For more information about this internship, contact the JSCC Placement and Career Services at (731) 424-3520 ext. 50315.

Salary: Paid Internship
date posted: 10-03-2017