Communications and External Affairs/PR internBookmark This
2201 E. 6th Street
DescriptionIf you're interested in learning about the inner workings of a non-profit organization through hands on experience, join LIVESTRONG as we work to inspire and empower people affected by cancer.
*NOTE: Applications will only be accepted through our website. If you want to apply, please submit your application online at: www.livestrong.org/internships
ResponsibilitiesCommunications and External Affairs interns will assist with projects involving constituent communications, writing and distributing press releases, media relations and a variety of public relations tasks critical to the day-to-day functions of a busy public affairs office.
Be available to work 12–20 hours per week during regular business hours at LIVESTRONG HQ in Austin, Texas.
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a high level of computer competency.
Be self-motivated, organized, willing to help with any project no matter how large or small and be able to balance multiple priorities at once.
Have a strong desire to make a difference, a passion for the LIVESTRONG mission, a positive attitude and an affinity for the color yellow.
Be able to provide their own housing and transportation; mastery of parallel parking is a plus.