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Grant Writing Services for Barnstable County

Communications Assistant Intern

Communications Assistant Intern

The Commissioners Office is seeking a Communications Assistant Intern.

Applications for the Fall 2019 semester are due by August 15, 2019.

Description: This position will entail assistance in writing social media posts featuring Barnstable County departments, programs, and staff, publishing newsletters, composing press releases and PSAs, as needed,

Hours: Flexible

Required skills:

  • Strong writing skill
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Designing basic artwork for social media and blog posts
  • Knowledge of digital photography is a plus.
  • Knowledge of WordPress is a plus.
  • Interest in local government is a plus.

Education level: Open to all undergraduates who are currently enrolled at an accredited college or university.

As a result of this internship, students will have gained experience and confidence interviewing, researching, writing and publishing content online.  The intern will gain a comprehensive understanding of how Barnstable County government, its many departments, and programs are structured and operate to benefit Cape Cod’s fifteen municipalities.

This internship will also be offered during Spring, Summer, and Fall of 2019.