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Electronic Media Intern — Fall 2012
Our electronic media intern will assist in the production of electronic content for the Academy of Science – St. Louis, including social media, video, photography, press releases, and electronic calendars. Tasks will include creating online content before, during, and after special events, educational programs, and membership activities. This opportunity will allow the creation of portfolio pieces in multiple media platforms.
Recent grads or students that are within two years of completing their B.A. in Communications, Marketing, or Journalism are qualified. Interns should have solid writing skills and be proficient in Photoshop, iMovie, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+, Vimeo, and YouTube. Must have own transportation.
Internship dates and hours:
August – December 2012. Up to 20 hours per week working around academic schedules. A possible extension to a full academic-year internship can be discussed at the completion of first semester for the correct candidate.
This internship is unpaid, but may be arranged for college credit. Includes free admission to all Academy events and programs.
Please send your resume, writing samples, and examples of web content and/or new media to:
Director of Development
Pam Smith, Community Relations
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