Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Fall Communications Internship with the MacArthur Foundation in Chicago

The intern will research and draft content for the Foundation’s website; attend in-house briefings by researchers and practitioners; help plan public events; research media outlets and build media lists; and handle various administrative responsibilities.

Strong written and oral communication skills, outstanding organizational abilities, and an interest in public affairs and in the work of the philanthropic sector (and/or some of the specific areas supported by MacArthur) are essential. Experience with and interest in new media is a plus.

This internship is available only to current undergraduate students who have completed their first year of college. A minimum commitment of 12-14 weeks of part-time work (20 hours per week) is required. The intern may arrange with their institution to enroll in a course for academic credit (preferred) or hourly pay will be provided.

Candidates should submit a cover letter explaining their interest and proposed schedule (indicating start and end dates, as well as hours and days of the week during that period totaling 20 hours per week), a resume, and two writing samples of no longer than two pages each to Andy Solomon, Managing Director, Communications at communications@macfound.org. Application materials should be submitted no later than Friday, August 5, 2016.  
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