Marketing and Public Relations Internship

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To gain practical marketing and public relations experience in copywriting, media relations, special event planning, electronic communications and strategic management in a fast-paced healthcare environment.

Available for Spring, Summer and Fall semesters


Employee Communication
• Write articles and take photos for employee newsletter (PowerLine) as directed
• Work on Community Calendar and employee event updates
• Assist with social media messages

Media Relations
• Monitor local newspapers, television and radio coverage for media mentions
• Research and compose news releases as directed
• Post Saint Francis press releases and photos to Southeast Missourian website
• Assist as needed on media calls and events

Special Events Planning
• Work with Physician Liaisons and Business Liaison with community events and CMEs
• Work with Fitness Plus in planning and execution of special events for members (Member Party, etc.)

General Responsibilities
• Monitor Missouri Hospital Association website for issue management and news
• Back up phones for the office
• Maintain adequate stock of marketing materials throughout the Medical Center
• Other duties as assigned


Open to juniors or seniors in good standing
Must be accepted in a marketing, communication, public relations, advertising or similar program
Must have completed initial mass communication/PR or similar courses


Required - Close Attention to Detail, Written & Verbal Communication Abilities, Excellent Customer Service, Basic Computer Skills, Excellent organizational skills
Preferred - Event Planning, Interviewing, AP style writing, Writing News Releases, Social Media Management

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