Communications Internship
The Brookings Institution - Washington, DC

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Spring 2013 Communications Internship
Metropolitan Policy Program

The Metropolitan Policy (Metro) at the Brookings Institution is offering a spring Communication internship for qualified candidates. The communication internship is for an individual interested in communications, public relations, or journalism and how these fields relate to advancing the Metro Program’s impact. Duties typically include: pitching stories; outreach events such as press conferences, forums, and policy roundtables; maintaining press contacts/lists; and compiling clip reports.

Spring interns typically work 20-40 hours per week, depending on the Program’s needs and the intern’s availability. Interns provide research and administrative support for Metro’s current projects and day-to-day office functions.

Please note that all positions are unpaid .

How to Apply

To apply for an internship, please send a cover letter indicating your availability (approximate number of hours per week available to work and approximate start and end dates), resume, and brief (no more than three pages) writing sample.

In the cover letter, please also discuss specifically why you are interested in an internship with the Metropolitan Policy Program and highlight the quantitative skills mentioned above. Send all materials to Ms. Michelle Carter at Incomplete submission will not be considered.

Applications are processed on a rolling basis until all available positions are filled, so early application is encouraged. It is unlikely that we will be able to consider applications received later than December 18, 2012.

No phone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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