We’re hiring a Communications Intern!

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Application deadline: Monday, May 1.

Job Title: Global Health Institute Intern

Job Description: The GHI Intern will work directly with the GHI communication manager and administrator on a variety of tasks including website posts, social media outreach, infographics, news writing, newsletter creation and other tasks as assigned.


* Post GHI stories and events to website and, as needed, to campus calendars, including GHI, UW and Nelson Institute

* Take a lead role in the planning and execution of a social media platform (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Vimeo)

* Assist with website, including posting new content and making existing content more user friendly

* Take a lead role in producing the weekly Events+ newsletter; assist with e-newsletter and annual report

* Write and edit content, including news stories, feature articles, news releases and development and website materials

* Perform administrative services such as word processing, proofreading, fact checking, organizing photo files, preparing information for distribution, creating graphics, etc.

* Work at GHI events through set-up, cleanup and assistance throughout the event

* Other ad hoc projects that ensure that GHI communications run smoothly


* Excellent communication skills, especially listening, writing, editing and design capabilities

* Must be graduating no sooner than May 2018.

* Ideally, be able to work starting in May/ August start date possible

* Preferred: global health/ environmental health students with experience in Journalism and/or Mass Communications/Life Sciences Communication

* Hands on experience with a variety of electronic tools including MailChimp, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), Microsoft Office, Twitter, Facebook, Vimeo, Flickr, WordPress

* Working knowledge of AP style

* Demonstrated ability to work independently within deadlines

* Curiosity and enthusiasm for global health and GHI, and a desire to share the mission and vision to attract support for the Institute


* Wage: $10.00 per hour

* 10-12 hours per week depending on workload and class schedule. Most hours will be spent at the MSC office. More hours may be available during the summer.


* Submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to: globalhealth@ghi.wisc.edu

* Application deadline: May 1, 2017

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