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Company/Organization: Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities


The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) offers motivated students the opportunity to contribute to its Public Affairs and Outreach initiatives including internal and external communications.

Students interested in communications, public relations, public affairs, government relations, and/or research are encouraged to apply for this paid internship.

Responsibilities may include:
• Assist with planning, promotion and execution of our College Access Fair in New York City on Saturday, Oct. 21. Please note that interns will be required to travel to the event with the CICU team and work on this Saturday. No other weekend work is anticipated during the fall semester.
• Draft content for advocacy publications and college awareness resources
• Write and edit content for print materials, websites and social media
• Assist with websites’ content management
• Manage social media; measure analytics
• Monitor and analyze higher education news coverage and trends
• Analyzing higher education data and research for internal and external audiences
• Maintain databases
• Other duties as assigned


• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Familiarity with social media
• Excellent organizational skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel
• Familiarity with website content management systems, especially Drupal, and database management are preferred skills, but are not required

Paid Internship Info:

Graduate student rate: $14.40/hour Undergraduate s


Fall Semester 2017

Start Date:

Sept. 1, 2017

End Date:

08/18/17, December 31, 2017

Aug. 18, 2017
Additional Info:
This internship is located in downtown Albany, NY. Interns must work out of the office during regular business hours, are responsible for their own transportation and will be required to pay a small fee for a parking space.
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