Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (PCC) in Harrisburg, PA is seeking an intern for the spring, summer or fall term. Candidates must be upper-class students. Majors of interest may include, but are not limited to, public relations, communications, marketing, journalism or related discipline, or political science/government. A practicing Catholic in good standing is preferred, but not a requirement; however, the candidate must be in full support of the doctrines, teachings and laws of the Church. Successful candidate will demonstrate excellent oral and written communications skills; strong editing and proofreading skills; knowledge of AP Style and the ability to multi-task. Proficiency with PCs – including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint – is a plus.
This project oriented internship involves research, writing and outreach about public policy issues of concern to the Catholic Church. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, writing newsletter articles, writing and designing informative bulletin inserts, research or other communications and advocacy activities.
Hours are flexible. A schedule will be developed to accommodate the intern’s class schedule and credit earning needs. The internship is not a paid position, but students will be compensated for travel expenses.
Please send a current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org along with a brief cover letter outlining:
- Your availability for an internship in the upcoming terms (from when to when)
- Your short-term (five-year) job goals upon graduation
- Your goals for doing/learning during this potential internship
- Your need for academic credit (or not) for the internship
Interviews will include a review of the student’s writing samples, portfolio materials and a discussion of credit requirements.