Campus/Location: University Park Campus Date Announced: 05/30/2019 Date Closing: open until filled Job Number: 88164 Work Unit:
Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications Department: Alumni Relations
The Office of Alumni Relations in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications is seeking a junior/senior in public relations/advertising who has excellent communication, organization and social skills, and a strong work ethic, for a paid internship for academic year 2019-2020.
Approx. 15 hours a week. The position requires strong writing skills, the ability to perform multiple tasks, a familiarity with Word and design programs, demonstrated experience with social media in a professional setting, and an ability to work independently in an office environment. Previous experience with communications, public relations and/or alumni relations on campus strongly preferred.
Experience interacting with alumni, families and students a plus, as is previous experience coordinating on-campus tours and/or working Penn State events. The selected applicant will assist in student and alumni event planning, preparation and on-site, hands-on working of events; create event programs; organize marketing tools, create and implement marketing plans; write, edit and research; interact extensively with alumni. Minimum 3.6 GPA required. Deadline to apply is June 20, 2019.