Job Details

Student Intern

Company name
NYU Langone Medical Center

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Internship, Journalism, Media

Posted on
May 21, 2023

Valid Through
Sep 03, 2023

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NYU Langone Health

is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, including five inpatient locations

, a children's hospital

, three emergency rooms

and a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

, a National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center, and NYU Grossman School of Medicine

, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. At NYU Langone Health, equity, diversity, and inclusion are fundamental values. We strive to be a place where our exceptionally talented faculty, staff, and students of all identities can thrive. We embrace diversity, inclusion, and individual skills, ideas, and knowledge.

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Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Student Intern.

In this role, the successful candidate Reporting to the Communications and Marketing team the Communications Intern contributes to and supports a strategic communications program designed to enhance and protect the reputation of the brand and which supports and highlights the Institutions mission and vision to be a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center. The intern assists the team across the full range of public relations, media and communications activities relating to the business of the Medical Center including researching issues, monitoring media, drafting press materials and pitching media, as needed. The candidate does not serve as spokesperson for the organization.

Time management, critical thinking skills, the ability to work well in a team setting, initiative and flexibility are all important in this role. This person needs to have enthusiasm and the drive to succeed as well as a passion for health care and being in an academic medical center setting. The ability to work quickly, efficiently and have excellent writing, computer and organizational skills are a must.

Job Responsibilities:

Assist in the implementation of a strategic communications program in support of Institutional strategic priorities, long-term goals and objectives relating to media relations, institutional initiatives and special projects

Assist with writing and production of NYU Langone Health In The News Report

Prepare reports and maintain documentation regarding media relations activities consistent with Office policy and procedures (e.g., Meltwater, JungleMail, Inside Health)

Research health issues in the news and associated reporters who cover varied health areas. Prepare messaging, pitch letters and other documents as needed

Help identify and pitch topics/experts for news stories

Update and maintain media contact lists through media specific software, (Meltwater)

Work closely with team to organize and staff media on interviews/filming on-site as necessary

Draft press releases, holding statements, talking points, Q&As, bio materials, social media copy, web site copy, and other materials as assigned

Assist team on website activities including helping with social media posts across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter; brainstorm new ideas

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify you must have a General

1. Working towards a bachelors degree in journalism, public relations, marketing, science, English or communications

2. Some familiarity with marketing, public relations or communications

3. Understanding and ability with social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.). Strong skills in this area a plus.

4. Proven track record of school success

Media Relations/Institutional

1. Knowledge and strong interest in media

2. Ability to identify news worthiness of issues and gauge appropriateness of topics for coverage in specific media outlets

Personal Skills

1. Excellent writing and editing skills a must

2. Enthusiastic, proactive, high energy personality

3. Able to juggle multiple projects and follow through to completion; a problem-solver

4. Strong oral and interpersonal communications skills

5. Shows excellent judgment

6. Professional presence and demeanor

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

If you wish to view NYU Langone Health's EEO policies, please click here

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NYU Langone Health provides a salary range to comply with the New York City Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range for the role is $15.00 - $18.50 Hourly. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, specialty, education, and hospital need. The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.

To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here

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