Media Relations Internship – Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health

Internship Opportunity: Media Relations Internship

Host Organisation: Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health (CEH)

Host Supervisor: Matt Loads

Location: Richmond

Estimated hours: Minimum of 144 hours. 2-3 days per week

Student Type: UG & G

Offered in Units: ATS3129, APG5044

Suitable Disciplines: Public relations and/or journalism

Approximate start date: End of March 2017

Available Places: 1

Brief description of the internship

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health is seeking a student to fill the Media Relations Internship position. A range of responsibilities and tasks will be given to the candidate. You will join a dynamic communications team and supervised by the team leader of communications.

Brief description of the organisation:

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health (CEH) assists health, government and community organisations to offer a high quality of service to clients from migrant and refugee backgrounds by   building the capacity of the organisation through training and innovation and working directly with communities in education and advocacy. CEH’s work is informed by research, evidence and its experience working with migrant and refugee communities. CEH includes a fee-for- service arm as well as discrete programs that focus on health service delivery, sexual health and viral hepatitis.

CEH is part of North Richmond Community Health, an agency committed to making healthcare more accessible and culturally relevant.

Position description/Role of intern

  • Creating website content
  • Media release writing
  • Liaising with journalists and key stakeholders
  • Some input into strategic direction of new portal for website.
  • Some entry level research
  • Other communication tasks as required

Application process

Go to the Application form and submit your details and documentation.

Applications for Semester 1 2017 are due by 17th March 2017.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.