The Environmental Public Education Office (EPE) seeks an excellent writer with multimedia skills to assist in various communications projects about environmental research and activities.
EPEO is part of UD’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment and the Delaware Sea Grant College Program. We work with researchers, students and partners to translate science into engaging, easily understandable articles, publications, videos and displays.
The communications intern will work 37.5 hours/week, preferably June-August (dates are flexible). This is a paid position.
Requirements: Applicants should be self-starters with strong writing and organizational skills who work well both independently and as part of a team. Experience or interest preferred in science writing, photography, website management, video production and/or graphic design. Proficiency in both Macintosh and PCs is a plus.
Duties: Primary duties will be writing assignments for UDaily and other websites. Additional responsibilities, depending on the intern’s skills and the needs of the office, may include:
- Shooting video and editing in iMovie
- Organizing and uploading photos to an image database
- Misc. administrative tasks
- Updating websites
- Taking photos
- Graphic design projects using Adobe software
- Social media posts and projects
- Helping at outreach events
- Promoting Coast Day
Contact: Send cover letter, resume, 2-3 writing samples and two references by April 30, 2014 to Teresa Messmore, Environmental Public Education Office, College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, University of Delaware, 222 S. Chapel Street, Room 103, Newark, DE 19716; or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.