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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

University of Minnesota - Student Communications Intern


Required Qualifications: Must be currently enrolled as a student at the Univesity of Minnesota.

  • Strong sense of responsibility.
  • Impeccable attention to detail .
  • Ability to manage complicated projects.
  • Self-guided.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous internship or experience (paid or unpaid).
  • Previous communications or project management experience, or are studying within a related major program.
  • Work-study funding.

About the Job

The University of Minnesota Twin Cities Office of Admissions is seeking a communications intern to help with project management of communications projects and campaigns directed toward prospective U of M students. This person will provide support for all communications campaigns, including email, print, and social media initiatives. The position may also assist in social media and visual media projects like slide shows, videos, and other web-based projects and presentations.

50% Work closely with Office of Admissions and Printing Services staff to ensure the timely publication of print and electronic communications.
45% Assist with administrative duties in communications unit, including project tracking, publications inventory, and publications archiving.
5% Other duties as assigned, including in-person assistance at campus visits and events.

Additional duties may apply as needed.

The starting pay rate for this position is $10.00 per hour.

About the Department

When you are assigned a group project for class, are you the group member who takes the lead and keeps everyone on track? Do you know how to manage a long-term project from point 'A' to point 'Z' ? Is your student planner color-coded to keep you organized? If this describes you, then we encourage you to apply for this internship, where your skills will be put to good use as we recruit and enroll the future University of Minnesota students. Advance your communications career in the fast-paced, friendly, hard-working Office of Admissions. Work on a team where your contributions are valued and your personal goals are important to the team.

How To Apply

Student positions are a form of financial support while pursuing an education at the University of Minnesota.

To apply for this position, please complete the online application and attach the following documents:

  • A cover letter outlining your interest in and qualifications for the position.
  • A current resume

  • Background Check Information

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

    Apply now.