Great PR Internship Available – Immediately :: EBSCO Industries

Sheri Thompson, of EBSCO Industries, writes to inform us of an unexpected internship opening. It is for this summer and they would like to fill it ASAP. Starting date is late May.

According to Sheri, “The candidate who originally accepted the position as a graduate intern position has since obtained permanent full-time employment, so our position is open again at a very late date.”

Hey, sometimes these things happen. But, it offers a great opportunity for one enterprising and industrious student. Hmm?  Does that describe you?

And … it is a paid internship. Experience and dollars. Could you possibly ask for more?  EBSCO is truly a global corporation and well-worth considering for an internship.

So, if you are interested …

Internship Available with EBSCO Industries Inc.

EBSCO Industries Inc., a worldwide sales, service and manufacturing organization, seeks corporate communications interns for summer, fall, winter and spring terms.

One position is available for Summer 2007 (beginning in late May) with emphasis on writing, editing and proofreading. This is a paid internship offering a great opportunity for students to learn the ropes of corporate communication, including advertising, marketing and public relations, and to hone skills.

Strong writing and proofreading skills are required; students must have completed sophomore year in college with a public relations, journalism, communications or English emphasis. Candidates will be required to take proofreading and editing tests.

A full-time, 40-hour week is preferred, but we will work around a qualified applicant’s schedule when necessary. Portfolios are welcome!

Depending upon qualifications and need, interns may be involved in any of the following:

  • Writing articles
  • Writing news releases
  • Writing, editing and layout of in-house weekly newsletter, Headquarters Hotline
  • Proofreading copy/bluelines, etc.
  • Desktop layout
  • Editing copy
  • Helping with special events coordination
  • Taking photographs
  • Project brainstorming or evaluation
  • Article and/or library research
  • Proofreading catalog editorial copy
  • Clerical work normally done by a communications person

Interested students should apply on line at EBSCO is located just outside Birmingham, Alabama on Highway 280 East atop Oak Mountain.

Sheri Thompson
Public Relations Manager
EBSCO Industries, Inc.


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