Editorial / Journalism Intern

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Comunicas Foundation
50 Milk St
Boston, MA
Posted: September 03 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 4 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

This internship will be focused in editorial work for Comunicas Foundation local news service projects in the Worcester County area.

Comunicas Foundation Inc. is a non-profit NGO that promotes and develops citizen journalism in residential communities.

Comunicas services aimed at social, economic, cultural and political development of residential communities, through dedicated citizen participation.

MISSION

To support the creation of a better, happier and fairer global society from the grassroots.

VISION

A free world with free citizens that shape their social environment through direct democracy in their neighborhoods.

SERVICES

– Local Journalism
– Local Information
– Local Research
– Local Data Mining and Analysis
– Identification and Diagnosis of Local Problems
– Promotion and Support of Human Rights
– Community Volunteerism
– Communicational training

Responsibilities

- Assist with editorial projects and provide support to the Communications Editor.
- Proofreading both hard and electronic files, basic copyediting, and writing of proposals and reports;
- Assisting with or proofing of basic ads, flyers, brochures, invitations, etc.
- Work on special projects, as needed

Requirements

- Working towards a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, English, business communications, or communication arts.
- Strong organizational and communication skills with keen attention to detail and problem solving skills
- Experience/interest in Web maintenance
- Knowledge of MS Office applications, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Familiarity with Adobe In Design and Adobe Acrobat is a plus

How To Apply

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