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CREDIT BEARING COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP


Title Description: CREDIT BEARING COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP
Date Posted: 8/16/2021
Deadline: PER SEMESTER
Job Number: COMM-INTEN
Branch: PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Salary: COLLEGE CREDIT
Union Status: NONE

WORK OBJECTIVE:

Student intern(s) will join our strategic communications team and assist with a variety of projects in support of the NFTA’s public relations strategy. Associated tasks will include creating communication and media plans/releases, developing marketing campaigns, executing special events and community relations, social media promotions, market research, and other content development projects. Knowledge of MS Office required. Familiarity with photo revision software is helpful. Internship work may be used for student portfolio when finalized.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and actively pursuing a degree in communications, public relations, marketing, or related field. A high level of organization, attention to detail and self-motivation is necessary. This internship may require some set-up/lifting or off-site work.

NOTE:

Specifics are below: Internship Dates: Spring: Jan 11-Apr. 30 | Summer: May 17-Aug. 13 | Fall: Sept. 8–Dec. 10. Deadline for all applications is six weeks prior to the start of each internship. Compensation: Academic credit hours Hours Per Week: 14—18, must be available to work in-office Workdays: TBD, based on availability* (no weekends) Office Location: Metropolitan Transportation Center, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo

OTHER:

To apply for this internship please submit the following as indicated:  Resume with cover letter;  *Include work availability Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.;  Completed employment application available at nfta.com to: Lisa Piecki, Manager, Community Relations & Internal Communications Email to: Lisa.Piecki@nfta.com cc: application.intake@nfta.com If qualified, you will be contacted for an interview.

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