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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Metropolitan Airports Commission - Public Affairs and Marketing Intern

Intern at one of the busiest airports in North America and assist with a variety of marketing and communications projects such as monitoring traditional and social media, taking digital photographs and organizing digital photos, writing articles and communications for internal audiences (airport tenants, MAC employees, etc.), enhancing and creating content for web sites and other digital communications media, and assisting with marketing and information campaigns.

As a member of a small team of professionals, you will have a hands-on opportunity to work at one of the busiest airports in North America to gain public affairs and marketing experience in a highly visible public corporation and airport.

Summer at MSP International Airport is one of the busiest times of the year. Several exciting, first-of-its-kind communication projects will begin or culminate this summer, including the introduction of a mobile web application and the addition of digital directories at Terminal 1-Lindbergh.

Letters of recommendation may be provided upon successful completion of the internship.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Accepted and currently enrolled in a four-year, accredited college institution in one of the following fields of study: Public Relations, Communications, or Marketing
  • Completion of Junior year
Desirable Qualifications:
  • Basic proficiency with any of the following: Adobe Photoshop CS4, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign
  • Photography experience (Nikon D50, D90 and D300 preferred)
  • Writing experience outside classroom
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and/or Web content management programs

Internship Type: Unpaid; Free, on-airport parking.

Schedule: Flexible and negotiable; Monday – Friday, 30 hours per week unless more hours are necessary to obtain college credit.


***Applications, cover letters, and resumes will be accepted electronically only. This posting closes Friday, April 30, 2010.***