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Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) has an exciting opportunity for college students and recent graduates to join our press team for the Spring 2023 internship term. Responsibilities include assisting with daily news clips, compiling news research, creating digital/social media content on a quick turnaround, staffing the Senator for weekly communications projects, monitoring and transcribing the Senator’s daily messaging with the press, drafting media releases/advisories, maintaining press contact lists, and managing web content.
This position requires attention to detail, creativity, strong writing ability and grammar skills, and a willingness to learn. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Canva and/or Adobe suites and familiarity with social media is preferred. A background in communications or journalism is a plus, but not required. Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, are encouraged to apply.
Completed applications will include a cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample.
Application deadline is December 10th, 2022.
Interested candidates should complete the questionnaire and submit a cover letter, resume, and one brief (500-word max) writing sample. Applicants with Delaware ties and/or current Delaware students will be given high consideration. Please no walk-ins or phone calls. Direct any questions regarding the program or application to email@example.com