Media Relations Intern – 2010 Summer Semester, National
Headquarters, American Lung Association, Washington, DC
You can make a difference at one of the nation’s leading health
non-profits. Join the American Lung Association in the fight against
tobacco, lung cancer, asthma, emphysema, air pollution and lung health
issues that afflict millions of people. We have a proud history of
success in legislation, legal action, regulation and policy change that
places us in the forefront of the most important public health and
environmental issues facing our nation. Work with us to help those who
suffer from lung disease today, and to stop the spread of lung disease
Be a part of the national headquarters media relations team. Help the
American Lung Association achieve its mission by working with the media
community to convey the organization’s efforts in asthma management,
tobacco control and clean air.
The intern will gain practical experience in a variety of media
relations projects and activities. Working in a fast-paced environment,
you will pinpoint target media contacts and assist the Association with
cultivating those relationships, sit in on conference calls and join in
brainstorming sessions, and actively participate in the day-to-day
activities of our busy Media Relations Department.
Up to 35 hours per week during normal business hours
We seek an enthusiastic and reliable individual who is knowledgeable
about media relations and interested in developing career skills.
Candidates must be a Sophomore, Junior or Senior with a GPA of 3.5 or
above. Candidates must have basic knowledge of media relations from
prior studies, internships or volunteer work. Strong research, writing,
interpersonal, organizational and computer skills are important.
Please send a résumé, letter of interest to:
Director, Administration & Office Services