Communications Internship
House Democratic Caucus

Description: Interns will work directly with the Democratic Representatives of the Iowa House at the State Capitol in Des Moines during the legislative session. They will assist the communications department in a variety of activities including:

  • Press release production and distribution
  • Media list management
  • Newsletter production and distribution
  • Web publishing/designing
  • Video and radio production and editing
  • Official photography for representatives and constituents

Skills Preferred (not required):

  • Solid Writing Skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Experience with sound/video editing software
  • Experience with HTML and web page production/design software

Minimum Time Requirement: 10 hours per week

Internship Dates: January through April, 2012 (flexible start and end dates)

Salary: Unpaid

Application Deadline:  Friday, October 21, 2012

Send resume, cover letter and hours available to the address, email or fax below. Please contact Dean at 515-281-0817 if you have any questions.

Dean Fiihr, Communications Director
Democratic Caucus Staff
State Capitol
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Phone: 515-281-0817
Fax: 515-281-5868