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PUBLIC RELATIONS SPRING INTERNSHIP
JAN. 9 - MAY 19
Want a fun internship that will give you real-world experience while also letting you use your skills to make a positive impact on the community? Wondering what it’s like to work in public relations or in a non-profit? Do you have a sense of humor and enthusiasm for getting the job done? Look no further!
The Children's Museum of Houston's award-winning PR & Promotions team seeks two (2) enthusiastic team players to serve as Public Relations and Promotions Interns for Fall 2016. Interviews are happening now!
Serving more than 1.1 million people annually, America's No. 1 Children's Museum of Houston strives to maintain its mission of transforming communities through innovative child-centered learning. Educational exhibits and programs provoke curiosity and inspiration in every child and instill a passion for lifelong learning. Can your mind come out to play?™
This position is unpaid, but you won’t spend your time organizing closets or making coffee (unless you really want some coffee). Although you may print labels and lick the odd envelope (hey, it’s not an internship without a few menial tasks), you will spend most of your time doing some of the following:
Communications Coordinator: Securing media coverage, pitching stories and executing media campaigns.
Community Manager/Social Media Manager/Photographer: Engaging Museum followers by producing exciting content.
Content Specialist/Copywriter: Gaining valuable experience drafting and editing press releases, marketing and advertising pieces.
Multimedia Communications Specialist: Helping with the Museum’s brand new website, including writing web copy.
Ideal candidates should:
Be college juniors, seniors or recent graduates
Be able to work a minimum of 30 hours a week (Schedules are flexible)
Have keen editing skills
Have knowledge of AP Style
Have boundless creativity
Be able to create a “voice” in their writing.
***Bonus points if you’re outgoing, have phone skills, or are bilingual in English and Spanish.
To apply, please submit the following to PR & Promotions Director Henry Yau (firstname.lastname@example.org):
3.Availability (including days and times)
4.Two diverse writing samples
5.Two photography skills samples
Job Title: Public Relations and Promotions Intern (Non-Paid)
Department: Public Relations
Reports To: Digital Marketing Specialist
Length of Internship: Jan. 9 – May. 19, 2017
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:Dec. 16, 2016
Graphic Design Intern (NON-PAID)
The Graphic Design Intern is responsible for creating and producing graphic presentation and printed materials as well as exhibit graphics from initial concept to print, in a very fast-paced environment.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: • Determine and resolve graphic design issues • Maintain art and computer resources, graphic files and samples
Requirements • Currently enrolled in a design program • Display a willingness to learn at all times
• Familiarity with Mac OS and intermediate understanding of Mac hardware and associated hardware (printers, scanners, etc.) • Ability to work with and adhere to tight deadlines
• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite CS
To apply, please submit your resume, availability, and a cover letter to email@example.com. Please note, only Fall internship applications will be considered at this email address. Development Intern (NON-PAID)
The Children’s Museum of Houston is seeking a current college student, current graduate student, or recent college graduate who is interested in serving as an intern and providing a wide range of database, research, administrative, and general support to CMH’s development team. While this internship is unpaid, it will provide the opportunity to gain experience in and familiarity with areas such as fundraising, philanthropy, event planning, children’s programming, and the day-to-day operations of a nonprofit organization with a national reach.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Assist the development staff in entering data into CMH’s donor database
• Conduct research on potential donors, strategic partners, markets and industries
• Prepare reports and presentations for internal and external use
• Draft correspondence, reports and donor acknowledgements
• Assist the development staff in planning donor events and other activities
• Maintain donor files and other development materials
• Attend department and staff meetings
• Assist with mailings, filing, and special projects as needed
• Strong writing and research abilities
• Desire to learn more about fundraising and philanthropy
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Keen attention to detail
To apply, please submit your resume, availability, and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, only Fall internship applications will be considered at this email address.