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Location: Worcester, MA
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non Exempt
Business Unit: UMass Med School
Department: School - Communications - W400300
Union Code: Non Union Position-W00-Non Benefited
Num. Openings: 1
Post Date: Feb. 14, 2020
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. Essay topic is listed 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.):
Please write a short essay demonstrating your diversity competencies through life experiences and state why you would like to enroll in the program.
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The UMass Medical School Office of Communications seeks a summer intern who is interested in learning from an experienced team of communications, content creation and marketing professionals and contributing to the office’s work. The ideal candidate will have writing, interviewing and social media experience, and will have the opportunity to produce content for the UMMS news website, UMassMedNow, as well as the institution’s social media channels. Content typically focuses on the achievements of the medical school faculty, health and science topics, and graduate students in the medical, biomedical research and nursing fields. Additional work opportunities include gaining insight into admissions marketing and taking photos.
The Office of Communications is a busy, collegial and collaborative professional
environment, with a mission to promote the work and accomplishments of UMass Medical School faculty, students and staff.
Work will be supervised by professional writers, editors and marketing professionals.
This is a 10-week internship and the pay is $15/hour. The position is expected to be full-time over those 10 weeks.
- Produce content for the UMMS news website, UMassMedNow, as well as the institution’s social media channels.
- Additional work opportunities include gaining insight into admissions marketing and taking photos.
- 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)
- Experience writing and interviewing
- Journalism, photography and professional social media experience a plus.
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