PAID NYC Summer Internships

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The Modern Language Association (MLA) is seeking interns for summer 2019 in communications and outreach, communications and advocacy, and fundraising and communications. Job descriptions are below, or you can check out the listings here.

COMMUNICATIONS AND OUTREACH INTERN

Reporting principally to the MLA’s head of communications, the communications and outreach intern will assist staff members in the office of outreach with social media management, content creation (including promotional copy and content related to the MLA archives), landing-page optimization, list development and maintenance, and data analysis. The communications and outreach intern will also perform related work as needed, as well as participate in conversations about communications and marketing strategy.

Candidates should possess strong organizational, writing, and research skills and be comfortable working with Microsoft Office and common social media platforms, such as FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn. The preferred candidate would have some knowledge of graphic design using one or more of the more common graphic design programs, such as Adobe PhotoshopInDesign, or Illustrator. Particular attention will be paid to candidates with a demonstrated interest in the humanities and nonprofit communications and marketing.

The communications and outreach intern will receive a $960 stipend every other week and unlimited-ride MetroCards for the ten-week internship. To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter by 15 March to CO32019@mla.org.

COMMUNICATIONS AND ADVOCACY INTERN

Reporting principally to the MLA’s head of communications, the communications and advocacy intern will assist staff members in the office of outreach with content creation and aggregation, including for the MLA Action Network; social media management; list development; landing-page optimization; and data analysis. The communications and advocacy intern will also perform related work as needed, as well as participate in conversations about communications strategy.

Candidates should possess strong organizational, writing, and research skills and be comfortable working with Microsoft Office and common social media platforms, such as FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn. Knowledge of WordPress is a plus. Particular attention will be paid to candidates with a demonstrated interest in the humanities and nonprofit communications and marketing.

The communications and advocacy intern will receive a $960 stipend every other week and unlimited-ride MetroCards for the ten-week internship. To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter by 15 March to CA32019@mla.org.

FUND-RAISING AND COMMUNICATIONS INTERN

Reporting principally to the MLA’s head of communications, the fund-raising and communications intern will assist staff members in the office of outreach with fund-raising, prospect research, and list development. The fund-raising and communications intern will also help drive engagement on social media and in blog posts and will participate in conversations about fund-raising and communications strategy.

Candidates should possess strong organizational, writing, and research skills and be comfortable working with Microsoft Office and conducting online research. Particular attention will be paid to candidates with a demonstrated interest in the humanities and nonprofit communications and marketing.

The fund-raising and communications intern will receive a $960 stipend every other week and unlimited-ride MetroCards for the ten-week internship. To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter by 15 March to FRC32019@mla.org.