Communications Assistant (paid internship), Military Sealift
Command, Washington, D.C.
The public affairs office at the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command,
headquartered at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., has a
paid internship opportunity for a communications assistant.
The intern will assist with a range of public affairs and communications
projects, including conducting media searches, gathering news clippings,
producing weekly internal publications, and writing/editing press
releases and feature stories. Applicants should have strong writing
ability with knowledge of Associated Press style. Graphics design
experience in InDesign, Photoshop, and/or Adobe Illustrator is a plus.
The timeframes are:
- approximately May through August/September 2011, with consideration
for follow-on semesters; or
- August/September through May 2012, with consideration for follow-on
Pay is $14.59 per hour for 20-40 hours per week.
Preferred majors: communications, journalism, mass communications/media
studies, political communications or public relations.
Applicants must be U.S citizens and part- or full-time rising
juniors/senior undergraduate or graduate students. Seniors graduating in
May 2011 must be continuing in a part- or full-time graduate program in
the Washington, D.C., area.
Applicant should forward their resumes to email@example.com. Please
submit a cover letter including the days and hours that you would be
available based on a five-day work week with office hours between 7 a.m.
and 5 p.m. Also include availability during the summer and fall/spring
semesters. Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 8.
For any questions, call (202) 685-5055.