Public Affairs Intern
Job Description: The SDCTA Public Affairs intern, under the supervision of the Engagement Coordinator, will assist with:
- Supporting Engagement Coordinator, the SDCTA’s primary media contact
- Drafting talking points & on current policy issues
- Drafting Press Releases
- Strategy Development
- Preparing CEO for speaking engagements
- Accompanying Engagement Coordinator & CEO to media engagements
- Planning event logistics
- Social Media Management
- Marketing and outreach
- Administrative duties as needed
- Scheduling engagement activities for CEO
This is the ideal internship for a student pursuing a career in public affairs, public relations, journalism, politics, communications, or non-profit management.
Although this is an unpaid position, students may earn academic credit for the internship through their university’s internship program office.
Qualifications: The Association is seeking interns with a passion to make a meaningful impact in the community. This position requires a can-do attitude and willingness to jump in on projects.
Communication, political science, public relations, journalism or business majors are preferred. The internship is open to all majors, but a passion to make an impact in the community is required!
Interns will be expected to work a minimum of 10-15 hours a week for 10 weeks (a commitment of two quarters or one semester is preferred).
How to Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Internship applications are accepted on a rolling basis.