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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

City of Woodbury - Communications Intern

The City of Woodbury is currently seeking candidates for a communications internship. The primary purpose of this position is to assist the interim communications coordinator with the city’s internal and external communications activities. This position is responsible for carrying out communications-related functions with the goal of providing timely information that will help citizens better understand city government, become aware of what the city has to offer, and feel they are part of the Woodbury community. This position will work under the direction of the interim communications coordinator.
It is expected that this position will last approximately three months with the potential of a longer time period but not longer than six months.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be at least a third-year student in an accredited journalism, English or communications program or a graduate.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in journalism, English, communications or a related field or a recent graduate of the aforementioned programs.
  • Computer experience with Windows 7 programs, InDesign software, and website content management systems.
  • Working knowledge of photography.
Starting Salary: $12 to $14 per hour with no benefits.
Hours: Flexible schedule, 20 to 40 hours per week, depending on availability.
Deadline: Friday, Dec. 30, at 4:30 p.m.
Applicants must provide three writing samples and transcripts.
View the full position description and job posting icon-acrobat (55 KB)

How to Apply
The application forms are an Adobe Acrobat PDF file that can be easily read and printed, provided that you have an Acrobat Reader. You can easily download a free copy of Acrobat Reader at the Adobe website. If you have any questions, call the Administration Department at (651) 714-3500, or send us an email request at
To apply for this position, you must:
1. Complete the application form (seven pages) icon-acrobat (899 KB).
2. Submit completed forms, three writing samples and transcripts before the application deadline. Mailing address:

City of Woodbury
Human Resources
8301 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury, MN 55125

If you prefer, you also may drop off the completed application form in the Administration Department located on the second floor of Woodbury City Hall, 8301 Valley Creek Road.