City of Columbia
1737 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Name: Samantha Yager
Title: PR Specialist
Type of Organization:
Agency Media Organization Governmental Agency Educational Not-For-Profit Manufacturer, Retailer or Service Other
Major Recommended for Position :
Advertising Public Relations Visual Communications Broadcast Journalism Print Journalism Mass Communications Concentration
Part-time during school year; non paid.
Duties of Intern:
Public Relations, Marketing & Media Department: The City of Columbia's Public Relations, Marketing and Media Department serves as the primary link between the City and the news media as well as the support office for other City departments' public relations. Our department also processes Freedom of Information Act requests. We provide the community with information about City services, programs and events through a variety of channels. PR manages operations for CityTV (Channel 2). We coordinate special events for the City as well as publish/print newsletters, Columbia's annual report and calendar. Responsibilities Intern must be able to handle clerical work: typing, filing, phone calls, inputting data. Intern will frequently be asked to do research on various city-related topics and events. Intern will be asked to handle social media. Intern will be asked to accompany staff members to off-site events where they may be asked to take photographs and/or notes.
Skills Required for Internship:
Qualifications Pursuing BS/BA Preferred Majors: Mass Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing Preferred GPA: 3.0 and higher Prefer Junior or Senior, but will consider other class levels An interest in Public Relations, Government Excellent oral, written, and communication/presentation skills, etc. How To Apply Send resumes and inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org