Saturday, May 21, 2016

APSCUF-KU Intern (Fall / Spring)

About:
The Kutztown University branch of the faculty union Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties promotes the interests of, and advocates for the general welfare of Kutztown University, its students, faculty and coaches. We cooperate with community organizations and civic bodies having worthy educational objectives, and aid in interpreting to the public the challenges and functions of public higher education.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist in creation of flyers, press releases and various APSCUF-KU promotion materials
  • Write and edit APSCUF-KU website, social media and blog posts
  • Research higher education events, news, policy and legislation
  • Write a weekly news round up for digital and hard copy release requiring synopsis of articles included in publication and 500 word article
  • Assist in creation of monthly APSCUF-KU newsletter
  • Participate in weekly planning and brainstorming sessions with the office manager
  • Attend Student Government Board meeting 1x month (min.)
  • Develop relationship with student leaders on campus
Desired Major(s):
Communication Studies, Professional Writing. Minors are strongly encouraged to apply, however, all qualified applicants will be given equal consideration.

Desired Class Level(s):
Senior, Junior

Salary Level:
Paid - $11.00 per hour

Duration:
Total of 150 hours per semester, schedule is flexible. Fall and Spring: 15 weeks, 10-12 hours per week

Requirements:
  • Undergraduate student with strong desire to learn about public relations, higher education, and politics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of web and social media
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Mac or PC)
  • Familiarity with Adobe’s Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.) is a plus
  • Willingness to learn by accepting tasks associated with APSCUF outreach and education efforts
  • Student must be receiving credit for internship 
Application Procedures: Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume and a 500-750 word writing sample in single PDF file via email to: apscufku[at]kutztown[dot]edu