Monday, April 25, 2011

Communications Assistant (paid internship), Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C.

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 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.

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