Communications Assistant

This internship will provide the student an opportunity to work as an early career professional gaining practical experience and creating a portfolio while highlighting the Rock Ethics Institute, its faculty, and its research.

Job Title: Communications Assistant

Name of Employing Unit: Rock Ethics Institute

Semester (ex: SP20, FA20): FA23

Job Description: The Rock Ethics Institute (REI) is seeking a graduate-level intern to assist the institute's communications team as it highlights the Rock Ethics Institute, its faculty, and its research. What you primarily would be doing: • Writing PR/news stories about faculty and students, research, and publications • Alerting news media about faculty expertise and potential stories of interest to them • Researching potential story ideas from the institute’s 70 faculty and their research • Promoting REI news and events across social media and other platforms • Editing and scaling images • Providing support for REI events • Updating website content

Required Qualifications: • Strong expository and descriptive writing skills, a collaborative mindset, and the ability to take and apply constructive criticism • Sound research skills • Basic skills with a photo editing platform • Eagerness to learn new, creative points of view • Reliability and punctuality • Good academic standing • Patience

Mentor Name (supervisor/faculty member/staff): David Price

Mentor Title Communications Strategist

Application Deadline: 2023-03-15 00:00

Please provide an email address where candidates can send their cover letter and resume

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