Communications Internship
Speaker of the House & House Democratic Caucus

Description: Interns will work directly with the Speaker of the House and Democratic members of the Iowa House of Representatives at the State Capitol in Des Moines during the legislative session. They will assist the communications director 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, 2011 (flexible start and end dates)

Salary: Unpaid

Application Deadline:  Friday, October 29, 2010

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
Speaker of the House
State Capitol
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
dean.fiihr@legis.state.ia.us
Phone: 515-281-0817
Fax: 515-281-3846