Communications Intern

Communications Internship – Fall 2022

Primary function of the Communications intern is to assist the Senior Communications Specialist with any communications, writing, and digital media needs for the school.



Reports To

This position reports directly to the Senior Communications Specialist and Director of Development & Communications

Position Schedule and Pay

8-12 hours a week for class internship credits or for compensation.





Undergraduate or master’s student who is currently enrolled at a local college or university with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher

Qualifying Majors of Study

Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Digital Media, Advertising, Marketing, or similar degrees

Intern Responsibilities

  • Perform social media market research to develop new ideas for Pathway’s social media accounts
  • Assist with social media posting, scheduling, and digital media creation
  • Write articles and press releases for Pathway’s website and newsletter
  • Assist with communication campaign development for advertising and marketing outreach
  • Photography and video assistance
  • Development of new digital media and storytelling ideas
  • Researching foundations to support funding needs for the school
  • Assist in preparation and coordination for school and development events

What can you expect from this internship?

  • Career training in your program of study and networking opportunities
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Portfolio samples and examples for your future job search
  • Unique and fun work experience in a non-profit school organization


  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Familiarity and knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok
  • Detail-oriented and ability to multi-task
  • Highly organized and task-oriented
  • MS Office applications proficiency (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint)
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA


How to Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to Deven Samson, Senior Communications Specialist, at

It is the policy of The Pathway School to provide equal opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or the presence of any disability.


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