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Scripps applicants sought for fall Department of Public Safety internships

Jun 9, 2014

Scripps applicants sought for fall Department of Public Safety internships

Interns to be hired for video news, social media, web design; application deadline is June 18

ATHENS, Ohio (June 9, 2014)—The Scripps College of Communication is seeking Scripps juniors, seniors and graduate students for its exclusive paid internship program with the Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS). Fall internships are being offered in the areas of video news, social media and web design and will run Aug. 25 through Dec. 13. The deadline to apply is June 18.

Interns must be available to work minimum of 16 hours a week or 2 days a week (and/or up to a maximum of 40 hours a week.) These will be robust student internship experiences in public safety.  Interns will be rotated through 7 divisions pushing messages out regarding seatbelt safety, drug avoidance and human trafficking reduction. Descriptions for each follow:

If interested in applying, students should email a résumé and cover letter with links of examples of work, all via one pdf file, to Karen Peters, Scripps / Internship and Student Services Specialist petersk@ohio.edu. Note ODPS and name of internship for which the application should be considered in the Subject line.

For more information on the ODPS, visit http://publicsafety.ohio.gov/.

Contact Karen Peters with any questions at kpeters@ohio.edu or (740) 593-9994.