The Detroit Zoo has a communications internship available for the summer 2016 semester. According to the job posting, “Interns will be responsible for researching and drafting press releases, talking points, newsletter profiles, Facebook status updates and other PR-related copy; proofing and editing copy; scheduling and coordinating media interviews; escorting media through the Detroit Zoo during video/photo shoots; assisting with commercial and motion picture film shoots and special events; updating website and mobile app content; and performing other PR-related assignments. Interns will work closely with the Communications Director and other interns while learning valuable skills needed in the public relations workforce. Excellent writing and public speaking skills are a plus” (source).
This is an unpaid internship for junior or senior college students. The summer internship runs early May through late August, 16-24 hours a week.
For more information, including how to apply, visit the job posting here.
Quicken Loans is looking for interns for the winter and summer semesters. These are typically paid positions in Detroit, Mich.
According to Quicken Loans’ internship program page, “Interns at Quicken Loans and our Family of Companies gain priceless, hands-on experience across a smorgasbord of fields. Dynamic team members interact in a high-energy, super fast-paced environment to impact the business on a daily basis” (source).
According to the job positions, requirements for these positions are:
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Strong sense of urgency
- Excellent computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite
- Ability to learn and act in a fast-paced environment
- Effective task management
- High level of motivation
- Great attitude and desire to learn and grow (source)