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Available Internships

Richland District 1

Richland District 1 
1616 Richland Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Name: Katy Watkins
Title: Volunteer and Mentoring Programs Coordinator 
Phone: (803) 231-7511

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

$10.00/hour (plus mileage reimbursement) Approximately 15-20 hours a week (special arrangements may be made to suit school schedules and requirements)

Fall Spring

Duties of Intern:
The Richland One Office of Communications is seeking an intern with the ability to communicate well, learn quickly and work independently. • Assist with district weekly internal newsletter and monthly volunteer e-newsletter (writing, proofing and layout) • Assist with Web site maintenance (volunteer page, Intranet, photos) • Assist with special events (back-to-school, student and volunteer awards events,. Etc.) • Assist with various public relations pieces and mailings (newsletters, press releases, invitations, school mailings, rolling billboards, etc.) • Data entry and database administration • Other duties as assigned

Skills Required for Internship:
• Experience with InDesign is preferred • Experience writing press releases Strong computer skills in both PC and Mac (Access, Excel, Word, Dreamweaver, Quark, Photoshop) • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills • Self-motivated, reliable, creative and detail-oriented Contact: Katy Watkins Volunteer and Mentoring Program Coordinator 1616 Richland Street Columbia, South Carolina 29201 Phone: (803) 231-7511 Fax: (803) 231-7505