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PRINT MEDIA PUBLICATION & PRINTING-News/PR Intern (Pool)

Pool Details

Posting Information

Pool Name PRINT MEDIA PUBLICATION & PRINTING-News/PR Intern
Job Title PRINT MEDIA PUBLICATION & PRINTING-News/PR Intern
Posting Number
Type of Employment Student
Position Type Student Pools

Position Information

Job Description Summary

News/public relations students interns work with professional staff to produce written news with on-the-job training for media distribution and use on the university news website. Written stories may also be used in university publications such as The Blue & Gold magazine and The Review tabloid.
Write news and feature articles that will be used in traditional and new media.
Conduct interviews.
Maintain ongoing contact with assigned representatives on campus in addition to following up on specific stories assigned by supervisor.
Other duties as assigned.

Required Education
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of how to construct a news/feature story.
Good news/feature/public relations writing skills.
Good oral communications skills.
Dependability and self-motivation a must.
Good typing/computer skills.
Application letter, writing samples and references required.
Education/training in public relations, journalism or related communications field.

Preferred Qualifications

Professional writing experience.
Understanding of the university departmental structure.

Special Requirements

Accuracy.
Correct grammar and punctuation.
Ability to thoroughly research background for stories.
Ability to interview individuals from a variety of academic and administrative areas by phone, email and in person.
Tact.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/13/2017
Close Date 05/06/2018
Open Until Filled No

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Describe your writing experience, specifically related to News, Feature and/or Public Relations writing.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. What college classes have you had in news writing?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Why are you interested in this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Writing Sample
Optional Documents