Outreach & Communications Intern

ADC is looking for an intern to work in outreach and communications. These internships provide valuable and substantive experience in communications, journalism, public relations, and publishing.

Responsibilities:

  • Drafting and proofreading press releases, updates, action alerts, and letters
  • Manage and track social media to support ADC's campaigns and advocacy efforts
  • Monitor news coverage of Arab and Arab American issues
  • Write articles and take photographs for the ADC E-Times
  • Assist in drafting letters to the editor in response to biased press coverage
  • Research topical issues and draft talking points, articles, blogs, etc
  • Build and update media contact lists
  • Respond to public and media information requests
  • Act as editor of the ADC Intern Perspectives, a newsletter reflecting on the personal side of the summer intern experience

Skills Required:

  • Energetic individuals who have a sense of how the media works and are committed to challenging stereotypes of Arabs and Arab Americans
  • Solid writing skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Mass Communications majors preferred, but not required
  • Experience writing for publication
  • Preference given to graduate students, seniors and juniors
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and Indesign; knowledge of html

Schedule:

Summer schedule is full-time. Fall and Spring hours are negotiable.

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Mail completed applications to:
Intern Coordinator
ADC
1990 M Street, NW Suite 610
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 244-2990