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Media Relations Summer 2021 Intern

  • Job ID: 372169857
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Communications
  • Department: Media Relations
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Corporate Communications employees are the gatekeepers to news and updates across the UPMC system. The Communications team works with outside sources to inform the public of UPMC’s mission in a positive, reliable, and trustworthy way.


All Summer Associates work towards the common goal of operational and clinical success at UPMC. The program uses a recruit once, hire twice philosophy to bring top entry level talent to UPMC. This summer 2021 Media Relations internship could lead to a full-time position with UPMC after graduation. If you are a student in your Junior or Senior year with a strong writing background, an inquisitive personality type and an interest in a career with media relations/external communications, apply today!
 

This is a paid internship (approximately $12-14/hour).


Responsibilities:
 

  • Assist with the digital newsroom (www.upmc.com/media) using a content management system
  • Assist in writing and/or creating press advisories and releases
  • Assist in writing and/or creating blog posts
  • Assist with pitching and reaching out to local, trade and national media to promote UPMC stories as needed
  • Attending on-site media events that take place throughout the UPMC system
  • Provide general team support in a wide variety of “beat” areas
  • Assist with posts on the UPMC News social media channels
  • Assist with media coverage reporting
  • Participate in service and social activities
  • Present to senior leadership
  • Represent UPMC internally and externally

 

Qualifications

  • Current Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree with a target graduation date between December 2021 and Spring 2023 required
  • Availability to participate as a Summer Intern full-time from June to August 2021 for approximately 11 weeks
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in, journalism, communications, English, or a related field is required
  • Demonstrated leadership ability through coursework, employment, or extracurricular activities is preferred

Interested in Learning More? Check Out the Following Sites:

  • UPMC Student Opportunities Site: http://careers.upmc.com/pages/students

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances: as required

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer.

Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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