Communications Extern

Position Title: Communications Extern

Position Dates:

  • Spring 2020 = January 6, 2020 – May 29, 2020
  • Fall 2020 = August 3, 2020 - December 11 2020
  • Spring 2021 = January 11, 2021 - May 8, 2021

*Flexible day-to-day hours

Compensation: Course Credit

Prerequisites: Third year level student or higher in a baccalaureate program; or graduate studies

The ideal candidate will:

  • Demonstrate excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to organize large amounts of information, with high attention to detail
  • Be positive and responsive, and show a high level of professionalism
  • Dress appropriately for a business atmosphere
  • Be trustworthy and capable of handling sensitive information

Duties and Responsibilities: Attorney General Chris Carr believes that communication is key in successfully fulfilling the duties of this office. In this role, you will serve as an ambassador for the Office of the Attorney General, and you will, at times, have an opportunity to interact with General Carr. We are looking for a hard-working, dedicated individual who is not afraid to bring thought-provoking ideas to the table for discussion. The primary purpose of the externship is to support the Office of the Attorney General’s Communications Director. Potential tasks associated with this include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Conduct research for talking points
  • Prepare first drafts of talking points
  • Prepare first drafts of press releases
  • Conduct research for opinion editorials
  • Organize and take photos at public events
  • Assist in coordinating media requests
  • Generate and monitor content for the office's digital platforms
  • Create graphics to be used on digital platforms
  • Assist in coordinating the implementation of staff-wide communication strategies
  • Prepare daily news clips

If interested in applying, please complete and submit via email the following:

  • Download this pdf file.EXTERN Application
  • Send resume and at least two writing samples
  • A current transcript (unofficial will be accepted) – To be provided at a later date

Send to:

Ashton Kate Harding

Executive Office Receptionist - Non-Legal Extern Coordinator

Deadline to Apply:

  • Fall 2020 = Thursday, July 16, 2020
  • Spring 2021 = Wednesday, October 28, 2020
  • Fall 2021 = Thursday, July 15, 2021