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Media Relations Volunteer Internship (Office of National Marine Sanctuaries)

Posted on: 12/21/2017
Research Area(s): Internships / General

Summary / Description

The Communications Team produces and distributes NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries messages through a variety of channels to a diverse audience – Capitol Hill legislators and staff, agency departments, news media and the public. As a volunteer intern, you will have the opportunity to participate in staff meetings; fine-tune writing, editing and proofreading skills; develop targeted media lists and media kits; learn media outreach strategies.

Skills Required

We are looking for motivated self-starters who enjoy both independent and collaborative work. The ideal candidate for this volunteer position will possess a strong academic background and the desire to immerse oneself in the world of marine communications and the internal workings of a federal office. Strong research and writing skills are a must, along with knowledge of social media trends and best practices.


Silver Spring, MD

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Intern Supervisor:
Vernon Smith
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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