Marketing & Communication Intern

Business Name: 
National Park Service | San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
Industry: 
Communications/Media
Type of Position: 
Part-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
All University students
Location: 
San Francisco, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
25-40 Hours Per Week
Pay Range: 
Small stipend of $2,500 for 13 weeks available
Duration of Position: 

13 weeks

Position Description: 

Located in the Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park offers visitors the sights, sounds, smells and stories of Pacific Coast maritime history. The Park includes a magnificent fleet of historic ships, a Visitor Center, Maritime Museum, Maritime Research Center, and Aquatic Park Historic District.

The National Park Service internship is located in the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park in the Division of Interpretation. "Interpretation" includes publicity, explanation, information, education, philosophy, etc. The incumbent will report directly to the Interpretive Media Specialist. 

Position Responsibilities: 

Under the guidance of the Interpretive Media Specialist, the Marketing & Communication Intern will assist with duties including, but not limited to: (1) planning and drafting copy for social media, mobile applications, and website; (2) researching, recommending, and participating in diversity and inclusion outreach efforts; (3) assisting with multi-media and photojournalism projects. 

Required Qualifications: 

Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel programs is required, Power Point preferred. Experience with social media a plus. Good oral and written communication skills are also required. Interns must demonstrate a high degree of initiative, and be able to work independently as well as with a team, and be able to complete each project assigned.

Required qualifications

• Must be a U.S. citizen.
• Must be currently enrolled in a full or part-time Undergraduate or Master's program.
• All students must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree-seeking student in the following or related areas of study; Government, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or Public Relations.

How to Apply: 

Please submit your cover letter and résumé to erika_n_brown@nps.gov with the subject line "Marketing & Communication Internship" by August 9, 2017. Selected candidate will be required to submit two letters of reference.

Mailed copies can be sent to:
Erika Brown
2 Marina Boulevard, Building E, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94123

Application Deadline: 
08/09/2017