Communications Intern

HealthPartners - Saint Paul, MN (30+ days ago)4.0

Looking for an excellent opportunity to hone your public relations and communications skills? Our Communications team is seeking a Communications Intern with awesome writing skills and a strong interest in public relations and internal communications to work at our Regions Hospital location. When you work for our organization, you’ll find a culture where we live our values of excellence, compassion, integrity and partnership.

Create and edit copy for internal newsletters and memos, online blogs, social media posts and other content. Interview experts, patients and other sources for stories and written materials.
Contribute to creative brainstorms and communications planning activities and assist with event planning and event activities.
Assist communications team with media relations. Write and distribute media pitches or news releases, follow up with reporters, coordinate logistics and staff interviews.
Work with creative services department to develop promotional materials consistent with organization’s brand.
Help create, produce and edit videos and presentations that showcase the hospital’s stories and expertise.
Greet, extend a warm welcome and assist visitors in the communications office.
Handle some administrative tasks for the team: making copies, scheduling meetings, organizing project materials, etc.

Recent graduate of a communications, journalism, public relations, or related program
Strong writing skills and attention to detail
Proficiency in PowerPoint preferred
Experience in photography, filming and editing videos, some layout/design a plus
Interest in health care preferred

40 hours per week; six-month commitment is requested
Position is located at Regions Hospital in Saint Paul. Will travel to HealthPartners Bloomington offices or Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park for various meetings and projects.
$12/hour wage

Additional Information:
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.