Marketing/ Public Relations- Internship (unpaid)

The Marketing/PR Intern of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is an integral member of the Marketing team.  The Intern plays a key role in ensuring the Museum successfully fulfills its mission to provide an extraordinary environment to engage youth and families in learning about science, history and natural history.  The unpaid Marketing/PR Internship runs from September 2015 through May 2016.  Working hours per week are flexible, may include some nights and weekends as events warrant and will not exceed 30 hours per week.  



Basic Function and Responsibilities including but not limited to:

Development of content:

  • Writing draft copy of news releases

  • Development of social media copy and content

  • Writing of content for website updates

  • Drafting articles for various Museum platforms

  • Photography of Museum events/programs

  • Production and editing of video for use on Museum website and social media


Media Relations:

  • Dissemination of news releases
  • Follow-up phone calls to pitch stories/photo opportunities for Museum programs, exhibitions, and Omni films
  • Maintenance of media contact list
  • Organization of media clips
  • Development of broadcast clip library
  • Photography of news crews on-site for distribution through social media


Additional expectations & responsibilities:

  • Participation in creative brainstorming sessions
  • Ability to proofread material
  • General knowledge of AP Style and content management


The Intern will assist with special media events and public relations duties, as needed. The Intern will work as part of a team and report to a team leader, conduct media monitoring and prepare media reports and analytics for distribution to staff, develop media materials and social media initiatives, conducting research for various projects for Marketing and other Museum projects.



  • The Internship is open to current seniors, recent graduates, and graduate students with a major in Journalism, Public Relations, Communications, or Marketing
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with an attention to detail; ability to read and edit communications copy and other related documents
  • General knowledge of AP Style and content management
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to sit or stand for extensive periods of time
  • Ability to negotiate local travel



Fun Fact
The full length feature films over on the Quick Turn Reel Unit, added in Sept. 2005, can hold a two and a half hour movie, weighing in at over 700 pounds and stretching over 9 miles long!

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