The Office of Communications and External Relations at Harvard Medical School seeks a student with entry-level background or knowledge of publication and editorial design. Along with assisting on magazines, newsletters, posters, electronic banners, etc., this position includes managing digital files and constructing photo archives. This intern works closely with the department’s Art Director.
Qualifications: Candidate must be proficient in Adobe CS4 suite and above. Experience with digital publishing/web/interface as well as photography is a plus. Applicants must communicate well in writing and orally, be willing to juggle multiple tasks under the supervision of two or more staff members, and be organized, resourceful, and detail-oriented. A sense of humor is a must. A familiarity with web-based software applications, media relations and/or publications editing, and proofreading and production is desirable. The application process includes an onsite interview.
HMS internships are completed for college credit. A weekly commitment of between 10 and 20 hours is required. Students should submit their resume and a cover letter describing their interest and qualifications to: Valerie Wencis at Valerie_Wencis@hms.harvard.edu or Office of Communications and External Relations, Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston, Mass. 02115.