START is seeking a communication intern for the Fall of 2011. This is an unpaid, for-credit communication internship with the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), a Center of Excellence of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security based at the University of Maryland. START will be hiring 1-2 interns for the fall. Interns will help with public relations for START, which may include but is not limited to:
- .Assisting with preparation of materials for presentations
- .Writing/editing press releases
- .Developing media kits
- .Distribution of communication materials to internal and external publics .Event assistance and attendance
- .Assistance with social media and updating START website
Interns are expected to work at least 10 hours per week on a schedule agreed upon between the intern and supervisor. Interns will assist the Outreach Coordinator with all the above mentioned duties, as well as additional duties as assigned. To apply: Send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to Stephanie Madden at firstname.lastname@example.org. Apply by Monday, August 22 for best consideration. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.