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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Description

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

Responsibilities

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

Requirements

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 kjones2@tuftsmedicalcenter.org

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