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Communications/Writing Internship--Spring 2019
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Central Lakes College | Burnsville, MN
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Job Description

Communications/Writing Internship


Media Relations, Inc. offers an internship program designed to provide opportunities for students interested in public relations to learn more about the industry, and about how businesses work. This internship is located in Burnsville, Minnesota.


Conducting project research

Researching media outlets

Contacting the media on behalf of Media Relations, Inc.

Creating reports for clients and for internal use

Writing memos and other correspondence to clients or the media

Perform Cisions searches

Obtain and duplicate audio and video copies, and clippings of placements

Seek out new programs and publications, and gather information about them for the database

Participate in team meetings and brainstorming sessions

General administrative tasks

Assist Editorial Manager with press releases and various writing projects


Well-organized with the ability to work on several projects at the same time

Good writing and editing skills a plus

Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint helpful

Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities

Ability to work quickly and accurately with great attention to detail and an eye for consistency

Demonstrate a desire to learn about business and public relations

Willing to abide by the policies and procedures of Media Relations


Currently pursuing a degree in communications, media or broadcasting, public relations, marketing, English, journalism or other related field

Able to work at least 10 hours a week, 2-3 days per week

Able to complete a minimum of 120 hours as an unpaid internship

Must be able to receive class credit for this internship

It is the student's responsibility to seek possible credit for this internship