Public Information Intern (Deadline extended!)

Public Information Intern (Deadline extended!)
  • Internship
  • Onsite

Website Nevada Department of Agriculture

This position, under the supervision of the Nevada Department of Agriculture’s public information officer I, will provide assistance to the communications and promotions team and may assist with:

  • Pitching stories and ghost writing articles related to agriculture business, regulation and industry developments
  • Writing content for brochures, websites and other materials
  • Shooting and editing promotional videos and photos
  • Media relations, key message development and media training
  • Planning, implementing and measuring social media
  • Coordinating design, graphics and printing functions
  • Developing and implementing strategic communications plans
  • Planning and executing stakeholder communications and public outreach
  • Event planning and communications

Application requirements:

Applicants must meet the following requirements to apply:

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in journalism through the Reynolds School of Journalism
  • Junior or senior status

The ideal candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • Previous internship experience in communications, public relations or a related field
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite

Please submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples and two references (one reference from a RSJ professor and one reference from a relevant internship experience) via email to Ciara Ressel at

Application deadline is Dec. 18, 2019.

Description of salary: This position is paid through a stipend from the Reynolds School of Journalism (RSJ) at an hourly wage of $15.
Start date: January 21, 2020
End date: May 29, 2020
Contact person: Ciara Ressel

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