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Press Office Internship
Summary
Title:Press Office Internship
ID:1574
Department:Communications
Campaign Start Date:03/06/2017
Salary Range:A stipend or school credit is available as compensation.
Description

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office seeks an intern for its Communications Unit. Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:   

  • Creating and managing a daily compilation of news clips relevant to the work of the office 
  • Monitoring the Office’s presence in the media
  • Uploading content to the Manhattanda.org website 
  • Observing court proceedings including noteworthy arraignments, hearings, trials, and sentencings, and reporting back to the Press Office 
  • Using and monitoring social media platforms, including Twitter and Facebook
  • Analyzing website and social media traffic (experience with Google Analytics a plus)
  • Creating charts and graphics for use at press conferences and online (experience with Photoshop a plus)
  • Staffing internal and external events
  • Helping to organize and coordinate press conferences

For more information, contact Emily Tuttle, Press Secretary, at press@dany.nyc.gov. Please provide contact information for at least two references (one academic, one employer), and include a cover letter, resume, and writing sample.  We are looking for applicants who are available to start as soon as possible.

NOTE: As part of the interview process, candidates will be expected to take a current events news quiz.

An ideal candidate for this position is a Political Science, English, Journalism, or Communications Major, or a student with a Pre-Law concentration. The candidate must be extremely interested in criminal justice and current events. Excellent writing, computer, Internet research and organizational skills are mandatory. Candidates should thrive in a fast-paced setting and have the ability to multi-task.
 
A stipend or school credit is available as compensation.
 
 

The New York County District Attorney’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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