Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Nonprofit PR Internship - Unpaid

Infant Crisis Services, Inc. in Oklahoma City is seeking qualified intern candidates. Intern will have the opportunity to gain valuable, hands-on experience working on varied public relations tasks for a nonprofit organization. Internship is unpaid. Hours are arranged to the mutual satisfaction of both the agency and the student.


  • Junior or senior pursuing bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, mass communications, journalism or related field
  • Strong writing skills and familiarity with AP style
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must possess strong editing and proofreading ability
  • Ability to conduct research through various methods
  • Ability to excel in a diverse, collaborative team environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Able to adhere to strict deadlines and take detailed direction
  • Must be self-motivated with a positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, e-mail, internet and social media

Basic Job Requirements:

  • Participate in the planning and creative process for developing public relations campaigns
  • Write and edit press releases, web stories and newsletter articles
  • Provide media relations support and follow up
  • Assist with special event fund raisers
  • Update and maintain third-party multimedia partner sites (YouTube, Facebook, etc.)
  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned


  • Safe working environment
  • Office setting

Application Process: Fax, mail or E-mail cover letter and resume.

Contact Person: Jo Lynne Jones, Director of Operations
Fax Number: (405) 528-1290
E-mail: jojones@infantcrisis.org

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