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Summer 2024 Communications Internship, Governance Studies

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Washington, DC

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  • Undergraduate or graduate students in public policy, political science, communications, journalism, or related fields with strong writing, social media, analytical, and multitasking skills. US location, background investigation, cover letter, resume, and letters of recommendation required.
  • The candidate will research and update media lists, draft social media content, edit various written materials, monitor media coverage, promote research and events, assist with media relations, design research papers, draft blog posts, and organize public events.
Applications are closed

Summer Internship

Government & Politics‚ÄĘWashington, DC

Description

  • Students will provide direct support to the Governance Studies communications team and have an opportunity to learn a variety of communication skills such as media relations, social media communication, paper editing, blogging, web publishing, and dissemination of publications and scholarly work. 

Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate students working toward a degree in public policy, political science, communications, journalism, and/or media relations or related fields are encouraged to apply. Our most successful interns have strong writing, social media, analytical, and multi-tasking skills. Experience with copy editing is preferred.
  • This internship requires you to be located in the U.S. for the duration of the internship.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation is required for interning at Brookings.
  • Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter and resume. Please submit your resume as instructed and add your cover letter as an attachment when you apply. You are required to submit/attach a separate cover letter for each internship application. Your cover letter should highlight your educational experience and skills, along with an explanation of how this internship will contribute to your professional goals. Please address your cover letter to Hiring Manager.
  • If selected as a finalist for the internship, you will be required to submit two letters of recommendation or provide two professional references.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Government & Politics

Responsibilities

  • Researching and identifying relevant media targets and updating media lists to reflect editorial staff and beat changes.
  • Helping to draft social media language and content, especially for Twitter.
  • Copy editing blog posts, reports, etc.
  • Monitoring print and broadcast media for coverage that includes mention of projects and experts.
  • Supporting work to promote Governance Studies research, experts, events, and news.
  • Assisting with media relations outreach activities, as appropriate.
  • Assisting with layout and design of research papers, as appropriate.
  • Drafting blog posts.
  • Staffing and organizing public events, as needed.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Application deadline

Feb 25, 2024

Location

Washington, DC