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Thursday, October 14, 2010

HealthPartners - Communications/PR intern

Position Title: Communications Intern
Department: HealthPartners / Regions Hospital Communications
Division: HealthPartners Marketing and Communications
Stipend: $10/hour

The culture at HealthPartners is one of ownership, pride, service and most importantly, partnership. That spirit of partnership among employees, patients and the community helped us to earn a place on the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s List of the Twin Cities Great Places to Work. Join us for a career that offers respect, support and encouragement. You’ll stay for the power of partnership.

Position Purpose:
Looking for an excellent opportunity to hone your public relations skills in a health care environment? HealthPartners Communications is seeking an intern with an interest in media relations, writing, internal communications, and event planning.

Responsibilities include:
• Write and edit copy for internal publications, brochures, memos and website articles.
• Assist with media relations: write and distribute news releases, follow-up with key media, prepare background information, prepare staff for media interviews, provide patient condition updates, maintain media lists and editorial calendars, and assist staff with interview process.
• Provide support and coordination for special events and meetings sponsored by HealthPartners and Regions Hospital.

Required Qualifications:
• Enrolled in or a recent graduate of a mass communication, journalism, public relations, or related program.
• Strong writing skills
• Interest in health care field preferred.

Other details:
• 40 hours per week.
• Individual will have office space three days at HealthPartners corporate offices in Bloomington and two days at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.
HealthPartners, nationally acclaimed for providing outstanding patient care, offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Health is what we do. Partnership is how we do it.

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