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MedStar: operational communications

Operational Communications Internship Program Description
Last Updated: July 28, 2009

Title – Intern, Operational Communications (non-paid, possible stipend)

Company – MedStar Health

Industry – Health Care

Timeframe – Fall or Spring Academic Semester

Hours – 20 to 30 hours per week

Location – Columbia, MD

About MedStar Health – MedStar Health is a $3.7 billion non-profit healthcare organization and a community-based network of eight hospitals and other healthcare services in the Maryland/ Washington region.

Job Description – Semester-long internship available in fast-paced strategic/operational (internal) communications department for a large regional healthcare system. Perfect opportunity to get first-hand experience from all areas of communications: writing/editing, intranet, publications, speech-writing, event planning and coordination, outreach, and communication planning. The intern will report to the manager of operational communications.

Requirements – College junior or senior majoring in journalism, business, public affairs, public relations, English, organizational development, healthcare administration, or communications. Good written and oral communication skills. Flexible, resilient, organized, multi-tasking, assertive, professional. Proficient in Microsoft Office and PowerPoint. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

To Apply – Submit cover letter, resume and two writing or work samples to:

Kelly Stevens
Operational Communications Dept.
MedStar Health
5565 Sterrett Place, 3rd Floor
Columbia, MD 21044

Email: kelly.stevens@medstar.net
Phone: 410-772-6508
Fax: 410-772-6747