Summer Press Intern 224190
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill's (D-Mo.) Washington, D.C. office is seeking applicants for a full-time paid press internship for Summer 2018. Applicants must be available to work from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday-Friday, and ideally able to start in May. Duties include tracking press clips and monitoring traffic on social media networks, assisting with morning press clips, updating and maintaining press contact lists, writing short press releases, assisting with the office's day-to-day communications operation, and other research duties as needed. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, new media, and/or journalism. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, at least 18 years of age, high school graduates, and enrolled in either an undergraduate or graduate degree program. Missouri ties are a plus. Please send your resume and cover letter to Jonas_Edwards-Jenks@mccaskill.senate.gov as soon as possible, but no later than close of business on Thursday, March 22.