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PR Internship - Broadcast Journalism & Public Relations

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ORGANIZATION: StandUp for Kids - Orange County

  • 48 people are interested

PR Internship - Broadcast Journalism & Public Relations

Duties: During this internship, the students will be working on short marketing videos; interviews; and other articles that will be uploaded for a live feed on our website, Facebook, and other social media pages. These mini productions may involve interviewing, coordinating script, research, shooting footage, selecting footage and editing.

Student will also be responsible for the following:

· Create Evergreen Content

· Writing one blog-style article a week

· Creating white papers

· Researching new media and blogging contacts and conducting outreach

· Newsletter; Interviewing sponsors, teens and volunteers and produce human-interest pieces for publication.

· Develop Social Media strategy resulting in increased brand awareness and relevance in the Teen Community

· Create editorial calendar for all content related to strategy implementation

· Oversee efforts for grassroots messaging and content placement on social media outlets as defined in strategy such as blogs, message boards, social networks, video upload hubs, etc.

· Manage all relationships, assignments and content from contributors

· Collaborate with executive team and key volunteers to develop relevant stories ideas and content direction

· Work directly with volunteers to create unique content including text stories, podcasts and videos

· Act as editor of all content mixing self-created content, and contributed content to achieve consistent tone of voice and regular entries within various social media vehicles

Additional Exposure: Student may also be exposed to researching media outlets, pitching stories to media, event sponsor solicitation and follow-up, updating and developing media and sponsor lists, following up with media, Film and represent SUFKS at events, scheduling interviews with media, writing press releases, and media alerts.

This Internship is a great way to get a taste of non-profit development. This is an excellent opportunity for a well-spoken "people person" who's interested in building their resume and gaining new skills & experience in broadcast journalism, public relations, event planning and project management.


This internship offers a flexible schedule with a six-eight hour a week minimum commitment. Interns may be asked to attend an occasional special event on a Saturday or Sunday. Interns are required to attend one weekly strategy meeting location and time to be determined by group.

· Requirements: Students who are currently attending an accredited college and have achieved junior or senior status are eligible. A variety of majors qualify including Journalism, Broadcasting, Communication, Public Relations, and Advertising. Participants must have good computer skills, videography experience, be a self-starter who excels at generating story ideas and meeting deadlines. Excellent written and verbal communication abilities and knowledge of current events. A 3.0 GPA or above is recommended. Students must be able to meet the minimum time commitment.


The position is not paid, but we are happy to work with any academic requirements the intern may have, for college credit for their efforts or serve as a reference for future career pursuits.

Employment: Interns are not guaranteed a job after participating in the program. Application Status: Due to the high volume of applicants, the office cannot respond to application-status inquiries. The office reviews all submitted applications and contacts qualified candidates for an interview.

Deadlines: Fall and spring applicants are accepted on a rolling basis. Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter describing why you want to work in Broadcast Journalism to: Justine Palmore justines@standupforkids.org

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About StandUp for Kids - Orange County


PO Box 14398, Irvine, CA 92623, US

Mission Statement

The mission is to end the cycle of youth homelessness throughout the United States. We do this, every day, in cities across America. We carry out our mission through our volunteers who go to the streets in order to find, stabilize and otherwise help homeless and street kids improve their lives


StandUp for Kids fights to end youth homelessness by providing resources to homeless and at-risk kids. Resource rang from basic hygiene, healthcare, counseling, menroring, and drug and alcohol rehabilitation to support through our four core programs: Street Outreach, Mentoring, Outreach Centers and Apartment Support.

Aside from these resources and services, StandUp for Kids provides a caring community who values all homeless and at-risk youth. Our mentors and volunteers establish non-threatening relationships with youth and provide them with the lov and support of famlly, helping guide them to independence, education, and self-sufficiency.


Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth


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1055 El Camino DrSuite ECosta MesaCosta Mesa, CA 92626



  • Youth Services
  • Public Relations
  • Arts Administration
  • Social Work


  • Teens


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6-8 hours/week

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