Public Affairs Intern

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Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington Street
Boston, MA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Learn about the quickly-evolving field of health care communications in a fast-paced energetic environment. Tufts Medical Center is an academic medical center with a focus on patient care where physicians and researchers make new discoveries every day. If you are interested in working in or covering the health care field this internship will give you an up-close view of the operations of a major teaching hospital


Duties may include Writing stories for Tufts Medical Center s quarterly employee newsletter Writing items for weekly email news digest Updating Web content Helping to launch newly redesigned web site Assisting with internal communications Creating databases Drafting and proofing media advisories Staffing help at marketing outreach events


Candidates are required to have basic familiarity with Microsoft Office software Outlook Word Excel and be self-motivated to learn new skills and tackle unexpected projects. Applicants must have completed or be about to complete at least two years of college coursework and have taken writing journalism public relations or marketing courses. Preference will be given to candidates on marketing public relations journalism health care tracks. Candidates must be solid writers and have experience working in a professional office environment. Two writing samples in addition to the resume is requested. Send writing samples to

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