Fall Internship with MUSC Media Relations, Public Affairs Office

MUSC Office of Public Affairs & Media Relations is seeking an intern for Fall 2018

Location: Medical University of South Carolina – Office of Public Affairs & Media Relations, Office of the Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, Charleston, SC

Duration of Position:  10 weeks

Work Schedule:  Able to work from 10 to 15 hours per week

Description:  Seeking qualified junior or senior-level students (three positions) to contribute work that supports both internal and external communication and missions for MUSC’s Office of Public Affairs & Media Relations. Duties include the ability to research, interview, coordinate and write news stories for the campus’ bi-monthly print and online version of The MUSC Catalyst News; contribute to writing research and technology stories and other assignments. Must present an interest in science and medical news writing, some photography, knowledge and some skills posting to various social media platforms, participate in ongoing media-related projects, provide administrative support and writing assistance with special projects.

Previous writing experience is preferred (be prepared to provide writing samples). Candidate should possess good oral communications skills, be a self-starter, reliable, organized (able to comply with deadlines), flexible and dedicated to working in a busy office environment.

The following majors are desired:

  • Communication or Public Relations
  • English
  • Communication Studies or Creative Writing Concentration
  • Any of the Sciences, Public Health and health-related fields of study

Other requested materials:

This position is intended for students who seek academic credit (first priority) or hands-on experience (second priority) for the internship.

To apply: Mail, fax or e-mail a resume, cover letter and two writing samples to:

Cindy Abole, Internship Coordinator
MUSC Office of Public Affairs & Media Relations
135 Cannon Street, Suite 403
MSC 189
Charleston, SC  29425



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