The primary function of the Visit Seattle Public Relations/Communications department is to increase the economic impact of tourism in the city and county through coverage by the media. The department also oversees organizational and tourism industry communications.
The Public Relations/Communications Internship allows college students to become involved in, and learn about, both the tourism industry and professional public relations.
Hours: 20 hours per week
Timeline: Summer 2015
Compensation: $12/hr plus ORCA card for duration
Intern will participate in a number of projects, including but not limited to:
This position is open to a Junior or Senior communications student interested in gaining real world experience working in an in-house PR and communications department.
The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:
To apply: Submit cover letter and resume to PR@visitseattle.org.
Deadline to apply: May 15, 2015
The Seattle Sports Commission is seeking two interns this summer to assist the Executive Director of the Seattle Sports Commission with a wide variety of projects. Successful candidates will have strong administrative and communication skills with the ability to multi-task.
Summer interns will have the opportunity to work with the SSC on the Subway Washington Games, as well as assist with planning Sports Star of the Year and bids for other events.
Schedule: 20-40 hours a week
Timeline: Summer – 3 months
Hours: Earned hour will go toward college credit; internship is unpaid; hours will vary depending on number of credits desired.
To apply: Send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline to apply: April 15, 2014
For more information about Seattle Sports Commission, a department of Visit Seattle, visit seattlesports.org.
Visit Seattle is an equal opportunity employer. It is Visit Seattle’s policy that employees and prospective employees be treated with respect and without discrimination because of their age, marital status, race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person, or any other legally-protected status. It is our policy to conform to all applicable laws and regulations affecting all protected classes. It is Visit Seattle’s policy to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other laws prohibiting discrimination against applicants or employees with disabilities. Visit Seattle will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with known physical or mental disabilities in all the terms and conditions of employment, including the recruitment and hiring process.