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Community & Government Relations Intern - EPSIP
Job Number: 2019-32363
Category: Interns
Location: Worcester, MA
Shift: Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non Exempt
Business Unit: UMass Med School
Department: School - Government Relations - W400015
Union Code: Non Union Position-W00-Non Benefited
Num. Openings: 1
Post Date: Feb. 25, 2019

NOTE:

Complete the online application and include a short essay either in the "resume" field (the resume and essay should be uploaded as one document) or uploaded as a cover letter on your profile. Please choose from ONE of the essay topics below (Please include within your essay, examples from personal experience, observation, research, and or scholarship. The essay should be succinct and be your original work. It should also reflect an excellent command of English grammar, style and syntax. Maximum length 200 words.):

  1. Explain how diversity has played a role in your career and how it has contributed to the professional you are today
  2. Based on your background and personal experiences, describe a situation where you fostered diversity
  3. Given your personal background, describe an experience that illustrates what you would bring to the diversity of UMass Medical School or an encounter that demonstrated the important of diversity to you
  4. Please discuss how your record of achievements has been enhanced by exposure to diverse people, places and experiences or publications

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION: 

The UMass Medical School Office of Community and Government Relations seeks a summer intern to assist with a variety of projects in our office. We are looking for a self-starter to assist with communications efforts. 

This is a 10-week internship and the pay is $15/hour. The position is expected to be full-time over those 10 weeks. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop a newsletter to North Quadrant Support Services donors that would highlight activities in which their funding allowed us to engage.
  • Assist in planning and writing our annual community benefit brochure.
  • Update and maintain OCGR’s social media presence
  • Update the OCGR website when needed
  • Organize and attend monthly Community Engagement Committee meetings including preparing agenda and taking minutes

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates pursuing bachelor’s degree or recent graduates
  • Related experience preferred
  • Must be reliable and able to set consistent work hours
  • Ability to use standard office tools and software (MS-Office)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
  • Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, Excel). Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop highly desired. Knowledge of HTML and graphic design a plus
  • An effective communicator, both written and oral

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