Public Relations Intern
Do you have an interest in the intersection of law, culture, and religious freedom and how it all plays out in the “Courtroom of Public Opinion?” The ADF Public Relations Team is looking for a Public Relations Intern for the Fall 2019 semester:
This intern’s primary responsibility will be handling incoming media requests regarding current cases, working daily with print journalists, TV and radio producers, and on-air reporters. The intern will occasionally accompany ADF attorneys to media interviews. The intern will also assist in other public relations projects, events and will have opportunities to attend meetings on Capitol Hill, at think tanks, and interact with public figures and conservative leaders. This internship provides a great introduction to the public relations world for someone who is considering exploring a career in public relations, policy, or the law. This intern will report to the Deputy Director of Media Communications, with corresponding reporting duties to the External Relations Director. ADF Public Relations interns are considered part of the ADF DC Public Relations Team. Opportunities for creative and entrepreneurial thinking are welcome and attendance at area events is encouraged.
Students applying for this internship must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Applicants must have a team-player mentality and be flexible with the many demands and changes that arise daily in the public relations and commentary world. Applicants should be studying or interested in Journalism, Public Policy, Law, Government, Public Relations, or Strategic Communications. Applicants should have a strong interest in advocating for the right of people to freely live out their faith.
An ideal intern is detail-oriented, inquisitive, confident, and able to execute on a task/project/idea creatively, thoroughly, and with excellence all the way through to completion. Creativity and brainstorming is encouraged; attention to detail and seeing the task through to completion is a must. The ideal candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills.
This is an unpaid internship. Only applicants requiring an internship for academic credit are able to be considered. Please include internship details and requirements.
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