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Hospital Seeks Corporate Communication Intern

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 28 March 2016 | 9:09 am — 

Corporate Communications Intern – Roper St. Francis Hospital

Job Description:

  • Write internal news stories and external press releases
  • Shoot photos of events, people, recognitions
  • Updating internal news website
  • Coordinate recognitions for high-performing employees
  • Develop fliers and posters
  • Research to strengthen niche publication media placements
  • Assist in planning and writing social media content (FB, Twitter, Instagram)


  • Majoring in journalism/communications/public relations/marketing
  • Eager to learn

Learning Objectives (Required for All Internships):

  • Ability to write a variety of mass media products, including news stories and press releases, following accepted journalistic standards, including Associated Press style and inverted pyramid format.
  • Understand the basic principles of photography, including composition, content and technical aspects.
  • Ability to design and layout a variety of mass media products, including fliers and posters, employing contemporary graphic design theory and practices.
  • Ability to create new media products, including blog posts, web stories and social media content.
  • Ability to function in a professional work environment (show up on time, dress appropriately, meet deadlines, etc.).

Roper St. Francis is the only private, not-for-profit healthcare system in the Lowcountry with a specific focus on community outreach. We have about 5,500 employees, three hospitals and more than 90 facilities and doctor offices.

To apply for the internship position, please send a cover letter and resume to Diette Casey, Corporate Communications Strategist, at

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