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Communications Intern

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Marketing
  • Atlanta

AI generated summary

  • You need excellent communication skills, proficient writing abilities, experience with email marketing, strong computer skills, video editing experience, and a minimum of three upper-level courses in communications or related fields.
  • You will assist with writing, designing, and researching various projects for the State of Georgia's Office of Communications and Marketing. This includes creating website content, collaterals, videos, and photographs for events and campaigns.


  • Excellent communications skills
  • Writing ability — Clear, grammatically correct English, knowledge of AP style
  • Email marketing — Experience with MailChimp
  • Computer skills — Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; intermediate knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and web content posting tools a plus
  • Video experience — Experience with video editing and production
  • Seeking a graduate or undergraduate student with a minimum of three (3) upper level courses in communications, journalism, public relations or English.


  • Assists with writing, designing, researching and other communications projects for the DOAS Office of Communications and Marketing.
  • Under general supervision:
  • Assist with writing content for the DOAS Website and Dispatch newsletter; identify appropriate images for website (as part of redesign project) and DOAS collaterals and marketing materials
  • Assist in writing and designing print collaterals, such as posters, brochures, push cards, etc. in support of DOAS campaigns
  • Create promotional videos and take photos for events, campaigns, etc.


What are the key responsibilities of a Communications Intern at DOAS?

The key responsibilities include assisting with writing, designing, researching, and other communications projects for the DOAS Office of Communications and Marketing. This may involve writing content for the DOAS Website and Dispatch newsletter, creating print collaterals, and producing promotional videos and photos for events and campaigns.

What skills are required for this internship?

The required skills include excellent communications skills, clear and grammatically correct English writing ability, experience with email marketing platforms like MailChimp, proficiency in Microsoft Office and design tools such as InDesign and Photoshop, and experience with video editing and production.

What qualifications are needed to apply for this internship?

Applicants should be graduate or undergraduate students with a minimum of three upper-level courses in communications, journalism, public relations, or English.

Where is the position located?

The position is located at 200 Piedmont Avenue in the Sloppy Floyd Building, near the Georgia State Capitol and on the MARTA rail line. It is also available for remote work, but applicants must have a dedicated office/workspace.

How long is the internship available for?

The internship is available through December 31, 2024, and is 29 hours per week with a flexible work schedule around class schedules.


Mission & Purpose

Georgia on my Mind is not just the state song --  it's the Governor's job description. Consisting of the Governor, his Cabinet, and various executive agencies, Georgia's Executive branch is responsible for implementing policy and enforcing legislation on the statewide level. The Governor's Cabinet includes the Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, and the Attorney General, in addition to a number of other elected officials. As the chief official in the executive branch, the Governor is vested with a number of powers and duties in the government scheme including proposing new programs and state laws, proposing a state budget, signing or vetoing legislation, and appointing members of various state boards.