Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Hospital PR Internship, Unpaid, in OKC for Spring 2011

If interested in working in a hospital PR internship at St. Anthony's Hospital in OKC, contact Josh Watson.

Unpaid Law Firm Marketing Internship - posted 10/25/2010

Position Location: Oklahoma City, Okla.

GableGotwals, a large Oklahoma law firm, is currently recruiting for intern positions in the assistance and implementation of projects and programs for the Spring 2011 semester. This is a non-paid position however, academic approval for course credit for internship is negotiable.

The qualified intern provides administrative support and clerical services to the manager of business development and client services with a number of public relations items including:

* Event planning
* Writing press releases
* Updating the website,
* Tracking press clippings
* Editing promotional pieces

Must have knowledge of Microsoft Windows 7, Word, Excel, and Access. Knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Dreamweaver are preferred.

To apply for this internship, please send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to Megan Winkler รข€“ mwinkler@gablelaw.com.

GableGotwals is a full-service law firm representing a diversified client base in Oklahoma, the Southwest and across the nation. The firm has offices in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. With more than 60 attorneys on staff, the firm handles complex litigation in all areas of state and federal courts as well as representation in compliance matters before state and federal administrative agencies and regulatory authorities, energy-related disputes and transactions, sophisticated business transactions, and administrative matters for many different clients, including individuals, corporations, regulated entities, financial institutions, insurance companies, estates and trusts, inventors, and employers and employees.

Paid Nonprofit Internship, Summer 11 in Arizona

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is seeking graduate students, graduating seniors or undergraduates entering their Junior or Senior year, studying public relations, communications, journalism, advertising or marketing to coordinate regional public relations efforts for special events, fundraisers, public service campaigns and the 2011 MDA Telethon on Labor Day weekend.

Qualified candidates will possess strong writing and communication skills, be self-motivated and be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. Experience in writing press releases, media advisories and pitching material to the news media is a plus.

Successful candidates will work as Regional Public Affairs Coordinators (RPACs) from one of MDA’s offices in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Hamden, Chicago, Milwaukee, Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Denver, Seattle, Washington D.C., Columbus, Las Vegas, Portland and Jacksonville.

This is a rich opportunity to build a professional portfolio. Successful candidates will write press releases and media alerts, pitch stories and build relationships with local and national news media.

The regional public affairs coordinator will also be responsible for local fundraising event promotions and will gain experience in copywriting and placing stories with print and broadcast media. Promotional activities conducted by each coordinator will make an immediate difference in the lives of a million Americans living with neuromuscular diseases, while fostering skills that will transfer to any corporate work environment.

The summer internship runs from 12 to 14 weeks, depending on individual school schedules; salary is $400 per week. Interns will receive training, direction and support from MDA’s regional and national offices.

MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education. For more information about MDA, visit www.mda.org.

For more information about MDA’s RPAC program and to apply online, visit www.mdainternships.org. A cover letter, resume and writing sample will be required to complete the application.
Contact: Kelli Park | Public Relations Coordinator | Muscular Dystrophy Association | 3300 E. Sunrise Drive, Tucson, AZ 85718 | (520) 529-5317| kpark@mdausa.org