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Available Internships

SC Emergency Management Division

Organization:
SC Emergency Management Division 
2779 Fish Hatchery Road
West Columbia, SC 29172

Supervisor: 
Name: Derrec Becker
Title: Public Information Coordinator 
Email: dbecker@emd.sc.gov 
Phone: 803-737-8500

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

Pay:
Unpaid

Term: 
Fall Spring

Duties of Intern:
The South Carolina Emergency Management Division is looking to host interns interested in the fields of public relations, crisis communications, graphic design and new media. As a SCEMD intern, you will work out of the State Emergency Operations Center in SCEMD’s Public Information Office and gain experience in disaster response, emergency alert and notification, press release writing, some graphic design experience and working with social media applied to emergencies. SCEMD is the primary coordinating agency for presidentially declared disasters affecting South Carolina.

Skills Required for Internship:
A prospective candidate for this internship must possess strong writing skills, knowledge of AP style preferred. Familiarity with social media preferred. Candidate must have an interest in crisis communications and/or government public relations. Please send resume with a cover letter to Derrec Becker at dbecker@emd.sc.gov, or call 803-737-8500 for additional information.