State of Michigan Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Marketing/Communications Intern in Lansing, Michigan

Job Description Michigan Department of Environment and Quality promotes wise management of Michigan's air, land, and water resources to support a sustainable environment, healthy communities, and vibrant economy. NOTE: THIS JOB POSTING WILL ONLY CONSIDER APPLICANTS INTERESTED THE MARKETING/COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP WITH DEQ! IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN OTHER OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN DEQ, PLEASE APPLY TO THE APPROPRIATE JOB POSTING ONLINE! em*Student Intern Program, currently accepting applications to work at the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality as a Marketing/Communications Intern. Internship positions are limited so apply today for the Fall 2018, Winter/Spring 2019 and Summer 2019 semesters. */em em*Are you looking for an Internship? */emThe Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) offers opportunities to students interested in learning more about environmental positions at the state level in the area of marketing and communications while gaining meaningful professional experiences. The DEQ has opportunities for unpaid student interns to work in a variety of capacities throughout the DEQ. Positions are offered across the State of Michigan in the DEQ district offices, the lab, or the field to match student interests and create personally fulfilling assignments and projects. Interns work directly on key environmental issues, alongside department professionals and executives, and often branch out to work on projects involving the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Agriculture. Offered year round, opportunities to gain academic credit are available, and the DEQ works with students' busy schedules to afford more possibilities and options for anyone interested in applying. All levels of students are encouraged to apply, offering undergraduate, graduate, and law students challenging work in their areas of interest. Student enrollment is NOT a prerequisite. Preferred Skills/Qualifications: liStrong writing skills/li liMarketing skills/li liSocial media skills/li liPhotography or Cinematography/li liInterest in Environmental issues Intern Responsibilities/Projects:/li liWrite articles, reports, press releases, for various customer groups/li liAssist teams with editing and developing final products/li liAssist marketing specialists, videographer, graphics staff as needed/li liDevelop and implement marketing initiatives for environmental education initiatives Intern will work as part of a team, assisting and learning from professionals. Intern will learn project management skills. He/she will learn to work with multiple projects and coordinate workload./li /ul To learn more about the Michigan Department of Environment and Quality please visit Required Education and Experience Preferred education at the time of internship in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Writing, English, Environmental Journalism or a related field. Additional Requirements and Information Please attach a cover letter, resume, three references and a writing sample. Applicants must upload email addresses as well as phone numbers to their references in the reference section of the application. With the writing sample we are asking that they submit a piece of work which showcases their writing skills; this is separate from the cover letter and can be anything from a research paper to a personal essay. Please click on the link to download a Michigan State Police Criminal Background Authorization Form. Once you complete the form please upload the form to the attachment section of your application along with your resume, cover letter and college transcripts. This form will be required