Communications & Media Intern - ADC

Communications & Media Intern

Communications & Media Intern

ADC is looking for an intern to work in media and communications. This internship provides valuable and substantive experience in communications, journalism, public relations, and online publishing.

  • Responsibilities
  • Skills Required


  • 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; basic knowledge of HTML
  • Schedule

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

  • To Apply

    Send a completed internship application and indicate that you prefer the Communications & Media position. Application deadline for Fall internships is August 30th. For Spring, December 30th. For Summer, March 15th.

    Download application

Send completed applications to:


ADC Intern Coordinator
1705 Desales St NW Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036


Please choose ONE (1) form of submission. Electronic preferred.

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