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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

American Cancer Society - Public Relations Intern

Position Description:

The Public Relations Intern has a wonderful opportunity to work on statewide and national publicity projects for the American Cancer Society (ACS), Midwest Division. Intern will assist with the shooting and editing of ACS event footage for our events and social media websites. It’s a chance for a student to build a top-notch portfolio while working for a national organization – and an opportunity to make a difference in the world.

• Capture video footage of Society Relay For Life events throughout Minnesota
• Shoot, edit and upload video footage of events to event websites and social media websites
• Conduct video interviews with key event volunteers and participants
• Produce video stories that high light the mission of the American Cancer Society and Relay For Life
• Other duties as assigned 

Position Requirements:

Skills needed:
Computer literacy, PR skills, writing, design, experience with camera work and video techniques a plus, knowledge of social media websites such as Facebook, You Tube, etc., ability to work on weekends and travel throughout Minnesota. Camera will be provided and mileage will be reimbursed by the American Cancer Society.

Interns must be full-time undergraduate or graduate college students in good academic standing. Students must have completed their freshman year and have declared a major. Candidates must earn at least a “C+” cumulative average (2.50+ on 4.00 scale) and maintain at least a “C+” cumulative average each year in order to continue in the program.

Paid summer internship, approximately 20 hours per week, begins in June. 

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