Communications Extern

Position Title: Communications Extern

Position Dates:

  • Spring: January 11th - May 8th

  • Summer: The program generally runs from the first week in June through the second week in August

  • Fall: August 2nd - December 10th

*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:

Human Resources; Non-Legal Extern Coordinator

Email: [email protected]


Deadline to Apply:

  • Spring: November 15th 
  • Summer: March 31st
  • Fall: July 15th 

The candidate selected for this externship should plan to start work the following year.