Apply for this paid internship! Fly to the USA and take action with Mercy Corps!

The american organization Mercy Corps is offering a paid  Media Relations Internship. Get to collaborate with them and make sure that the voices of people in need are heard worldwide


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Organization/Company: Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, they partner to put bold solutions into action and helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. Since 1979, Mercy Corps has provided $2.8 billion in assistance to 177 million people in 115 countries. Today their worldwide team of 5,000 is on the ground in more than 40 countries, living and working with people facing the world’s toughest challenges.


Duty Station:  Washington, DC


Timeframe: May - August 2018 (flexible)


Deadline: not mentioned


Job description: the intern will work for the Media Relations team which serves serves as the primary conduit of all interactions between Mercy Corps and the media. If chosen the intern will perform the following tasks:

- daily/Weekly media scans and coverage analyses on peer organizations and various topics/themes

- survey, track and report on trends in mainstream and social media

- research and compile editorial calendars; identify media opportunities

- produce media lists on assigned topics

- Vocus tasks

- written pieces, including blogs and reporter backgrounders

Qualifications: the ideal candidate should have the subsequent qualifications:

- a bachelor’s degree or completing a bachelor’s degree

- experience in relevant courses

- interest in media relations

- ability to learn and utilize new online research tools quickly

- interest in humanitarian and development issues

- demonstrated solid writing, editing and researching skills

- ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced work environment

- solid computer skills: must be able to work effectively and accurately with MS Word, Excel, email and internet applications

- flexible work attitude: able to work productively in a team environment and independently


Wage/Fees:  $670/month stipend


Application process: to apply for this internship the candidate will need to apply directly on the page of the offer where he/she will be requested to upload:

- CV

- cover letter

- portfolio


Useful links:

page of the offer

about Mercy Corps



Contact information: Mercy Corps’s Media Relations Manager


edited by  Ludovica Mango


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