Detroit Zoological Society Seeks PR Interns for Summer Semester

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The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is seeking college student interns for the summer semester who are in their junior or senior year and studying Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related fields. Interns will be responsible for researching and drafting press releases, talking points, newsletter profiles, social media content and other PR-related copy; scheduling and coordinating media interviews; escorting media through the Detroit Zoo during video/photo shoots; updating website content; and performing other PR-related assignments. Interns will work closely with the Communications Director, Communications Manager and other interns while learning valuable skills needed in the Public Relations workforce. Excellent writing and public speaking skills are a plus.

The duration of the internship is May through August; 16 hours (two days) per week. This is a non-paid internship, and it is mandatory that students receive course credit. The Detroit Zoological Society is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in our workforce. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre- employment substance abuse screening.

The deadline for all resumes is March 17, 2020

Please apply here:

Send resume to: Alexandra Bahou, Communications Manager
at with a cc. to .

Please put “Summer PR Internship” in the Subject line