Position Type: Student Interns/High School Student Writing Intern
Date Posted: 5/1/2023
Location: Minnetonka High School (MHS)
Date Available: ASAP
Closing Date: open until filled
Are you an MHS student interested in digital journalism, creative writing, graphic design or social media management? If so, you may be the right fit for the Minnetonka Schools Communication Department's Writing/Social Media Internship Program. Through this program, interns learn how to use their skills to support District communication to students, families and community members.
Position Description: The Minnetonka Schools Communications Department is recruiting interns to write feature stories and social media posts, assist with updating the District's website, update annual publications and provide support for a variety of other projects. This paid position is a great opportunity to build a portfolio of professional work, get experience publishing content in traditional print publications, online and through social media and help tell the amazing stories happening in the school district.
Flexible schedule - after school and/or weekends
Reports to the Communications Specialist and the Creative Director in the Minnetonka Schools Communications Department
Gather story ideas, take/collect photos and write/develop feature stories
Interview teachers, staff, students and community members
Work with staff to generate copy for the District website, social media pages, and print publications
Fact check, proofread, format and edit copy
Work on a variety of graphic design projects for print and social media