SC Emergency Management Division
2779 Fish Hatchery Road
West Columbia, SC 29172
Name: Derrec Becker
Title: Public Information Coordinator
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 803-737-8500 for additional information.