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Department: Public Relations, Community Relations & Government Relations

Number of positions available: 1

Availability:

  • Location of internship: Baptist Hospital
  • Approximate dates of internship: TBD – Fall
  • Preferred days of the week: Monday – Friday, varies
  • Preferred hours: 9a-5p, varies

Preferred degree program:

  • Students currently enrolled in: Bachelor’s degree program
  • With a concentration or focus in: Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or related

Description of internship position:

The Community Relations Internship equips students with knowledge and experience relative to community relations in a major healthcare system. The Intern will help enhance Prisma Health’s image and reputation in the community through traditional news media relations and social media.
The intern will develop an appreciation for building relationships with individuals and organizations in the community. With guidance, the intern will work with content experts to develop key messaging that can be used to draft press releases, blogs and other digital content. With supervision, the intern will assist staff in planning and implementing educational events, health fairs, screenings, etc. Interns will attend meetings and assist with administrative tasks as needed.

Learning outcomes:

The intern will become familiar with Prisma Health Community Relations policies and procedures as well as develop an awareness of federal and state laws that Public Relations departments in a healthcare setting must adhere to. The intern will become familiar with production and review of content to be released to news media and on web/social media. Students will have the opportunity to acquire knowledge and experience in community engagement tactics, partnerships, sponsorships and event coordination.

Is a stipend available? No

Is academic credit available? Not Sure

Notes to applicants:

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