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Media Relations Internship

Media Relations Internship

Museum of Science, Boston



The Marketing department handles a variety of external public relations and media relations activities to help promote the museum to the general public and the press in order to drive awareness and attendance, and enhance the museum’s reputation.


The Intern assists with day-to-day activities in the department; however, the intern’s primary project will be to assist with media relations activities supporting the Public Relations and Media Specialist. The Intern is responsible for fielding requests for Museum information, assisting with event logistics, and helping to maintain the media contacts database, pitching niche media, and writing/editing press releases and media pitches. The intern may also be called upon to help with general marketing activities, including promotions, advertising, and email marketing


  • Help write or edit press releases and media pitches 
  • Assist with requests for museum information and photos 
  • Assist with events including collateral development, signage etc. 
  • Update press contacts 
  • Update web materials 
  • Assist with email marketing 
  • Assist with social media content creation


  • Undergraduate or graduate student 
  • Good organizational, speaking, and presentation skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to take directions and work independently


  • Public Relations or Communications major preferred


Summer 2017 (June-August)


8-10 hours a week, primarily during normal business hours 9 to 5 (except events)



$11.00 & $11.25 hourly


Intern benefits include free parking in the Museum garage, close proximity to the Green Line, free admission, discounts in the Museum store and café and much more!

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.


Paid Intern

How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Museum of Science Internships
Cambridge, MA 02114

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