• Bureau/Office
    Office of Media Relations
  • Internships During the Year
    • The Office of Media Relations offers internships throughout the year and accepts applications on a rolling basis. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we may consider remote internship applicants, to the extent allowable under agency telework conditions.
  • General Duties
    Support the Office of Media Relations team with projects that may include:
    • Monitor the media for FCC news and organize clips
    • Create media lists for publicizing specific stories or events
    • Draft news releases, advisories, fact sheets and briefing materials
    • Create social media content, including graphics
    • Maintain an up-to-date media list for use by staff by confirming contacts phone, email, etc.
    • Gather and compile information to prepare briefing books, reports and other material as necessary
    • Assist in organizing and staffing press events
    • Attend and participate in staff meetings
    • Other media related administrative duties as needed
  • Selection Criteria
    In order to be considered candidates must:
    • Be enrolled in an accredited university/college
    • Have a strong academic record
    • Major in public relations, journalism, communications, or related field
    • Possess public relations experience or abilities
    • Be able to commit to 20 hours of work per week during traditional work hours (9 a.m.-6 p.m. ET)
  • Other criteria that will be considered include:
    • Excellent writing and organizations skills
    • Willingness to take initiative and motivation to seek new learning opportunities
    • Sharp attention to detail when proofreading or fact-checking
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • Good research ability, command of the Internet and social media
    • Professionalism
  • Requested Application Information:
    Cover letter, resume, and writing sample.  Please include expected time period of availability.
  • Email Application Information to:
  • Additional Information:
    This is a non-paid intern position.
  • Please direct any questions or concerns to:


Tuesday, January 23, 2018