Public Relations Intern - stipend position


Cause Areas


Mon Sep 10, 2018 - Fri May 03, 2019


2446 University Ave W, Suite 110St. Paul, MN 55114


The Arc's Public Relations intern is a stipend eligible position for the 2018-2019 school year. This position assists with public relations efforts of The Arc Minnesota and The Arc’s Value Village thrift stores. Position focuses on communication of The Arc’s Value Village thrift store and The Arc Minnesota brands. Position is also responsible for positively increasing the presence of The Arc brand online and reports to the Thrift Marketing Manager and the Chief Marketing Officer. Duties include:

  • Assist in developing a communications plan including strategy, goals and tactics
  • Research and categorize media partners by needs, focus and style
  • Draft press releases that target specific media partner
  • Leverage social media to influence the press release
  • Monitor, analyze and communicate PR results to team
  • Build external relationships with key media to grow awareness
  • Maintain an understanding of industry trends and make recommendations
  • A written recap of their experience and what they learned from their internship with Arc
  • Other duties as requested

A public relations focused position for the 2018-2019 school year. Most hours are complete Monday-Friday between 8:30am - 5:00pm but their may be occasional evenings and weekends if needed. An exit interview will also be conducted to gauge intern experience and to make recommendations for improvement.

Includes a $1000 stipend payable in December 2018 and May 2019 or the utilization of work-study if eligible. Interested candidates, please email a cover letter and resume to Michelle Theisen at

The Arc Minnesota is a non-profit, grassroots advocacy organization supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. The Arc helps people address issues such as early intervention, education, transition to adulthood, employment, housing, health care, guardianship, transportation, supports available to families/caregivers and on policy issues at local, state and national levels


  • Public Relations

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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