Joslin Communications Internship Opportunities

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Come be a part of our team! Joslin Diabetes Center Communications Department is looking for two interns for the fall semester.

Communications Internship: Joslin Diabetes Center Communications Department is looking for a part-time intern interested in multimedia communications. The intern would assist in developing content for the Joslin website, blog and social media covering lifestyle management, Joslin events, and scientific and clinical advancements. Depending on interest, the intern would also have the opportunity to learn about and take part in video production.

This is a hands-on internship. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to function as part of the Communications team, as well as an ability to develop story ideas. The ideal candidate would have experience in writing engaging content for the web, and a demonstrated ability to interact via various social media platforms. Video experience is not required.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and samples of your work to Stephanie.mcpherson@joslin.harvard.edu. Deadline for applications is September 1st.

Social Media & PR Internship: Joslin Diabetes Center Communications Department is looking for a part-time intern interested in social media and public relations. The intern would assist in and have the opportunity to learn:

Public Relations Tasks
• Building and maintaining media lists
• Drafting and editing copy for press releases, newsletters and media materials
• Assisting with targeted media outreach
• Monitoring incoming Google Alerts
• Tracking all media coverage
• Researching conferences and speaking engagements

Social Media Tasks
• Creating content for Joslin’s social media platforms, including: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Instagram and Google+
• Writing and editing blog posts
• Tracking social media data
• Performing research projects as needed

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and samples of your work to: Emily.berkowitz@joslin.harvard.edu. Deadline for applications is September 1st.

This is a hands-on internship. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to function as part of the Communications team. The ideal candidate would have experience creating social media content, tracking social media data, building media lists and writing engaging content for press releases, newsletters and blog posts.

These are part-time, unpaid internships. The intern should be able to get academic credit or provide a letter from his or her school saying the internship would provide the student valuable training applicable to his or her academic career path.

Start and end dates will be determined according to the intern’s academic schedule.

About Joslin Diabetes Center: Joslin Diabetes Center is the world’s preeminent diabetes research and clinical care organization. Joslin is dedicated to ensuring that people with diabetes live long, healthy lives and offers real hope and progress toward diabetes prevention and a cure. Joslin is an independent, nonprofit institution affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

Joslin Diabetes Center is an EEO Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

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