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Communications Intern - Summer 2017
Child Trends

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Location: USA – Bethesda, MD;

Description –

Child Trends is hiring a communications intern to assist with a range of communications activities for three months within the four month period of May-August 2017. The internship offers an hourly rate of $15 and between 30 and 37.5 hours a week. The position is based at Child Trends office in Bethesda, just two blocks from the Bethesda Metro on the Red Line.

Specific duties may include:

Write and edit documents including e-newsletters, media reports, press releases, blogs, and memos.

Develop and post content to social media channels, including Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Track press calls, interviews, and media coverage.

Create media lists using Cision software.

Track news coverage and policy debates on issues of interest.

Create analytic reports to evaluate effectiveness of communications efforts.

Assist with graphic and video projects.

Provide administrative support as needed.


Must have completed one year of undergraduate education, in any major.

3.4 GPA or above.

Excellent written and oral communications skills in the English language.

Experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications, as well as Internet proficiency

The ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks.


Demonstrated interest in one of the following: communications, public policy, research, journalism.

Previous office experience (preferred)

Experience with media database software (preferred)

How to Apply:

Complete online application below. When asked by the system to upload resume, please upload one document that includes your resume and cover letter. If you experience any difficulties with this process please email your attachments to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Interviews will be scheduled with top applicants. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

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Posted on 05 May 2017
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