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Office of Communications and External Affairs Internship

Assists with the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, writing press releases, media advisories and public service announcements, as well as calls to reporters to “pitch” the Folklife Festival. Other support duties include compiling mailing lists, faxing and copying press releases, and stuffing press kits. Arranges interviews with reporters and Festival organizers, and escorts media to various Festival sites. Assists in putting together a publicity report detailing media coverage of the Festival. Also may be given some writing assignments for the Smithsonian employee newspaper, the Torch.

Contact Phone: (202) 633-5183

Deadline: Flexible Рapplications (resume with cover letter indicating internship proposal dates and internship objectives may be accepted at anytime)

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