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Internship in Public Relations

We offer:

  • Overview of the activities of the public relations department of a scientific institution
  • Manifold tasks, with increasing responsibility for individual PR projects, including
       - Developing and implementing specific communication concepts
       - Composing news and reports in English and German
       - Taking photos during events, image selection and editing
       - Consulting event organizers and other involved persons
       - Designing posters, flyers, leaflets and brochures
       - Creating event announcements and the newsletter
       - Researching and analyzing information, media and people
       - Maintaining and expanding existing database records
       - Other organizational and administrative tasks
  • Free participation in internal trainings
  • A small, friendly team

We expect:

  • Student in the field of humanities or social sciences (enrollment at an institution of higher education)
  • First work experience in journalism, public relations or corporate communications
  • Very good command of English in speech and writing
  • Interest in Asian topics
  • Good computer skills and high Internet affinity
  • Experience in content management systems (Typo3) and image processing (Photoshop) is an advantage
  • Careful, structured and independent work style, reliability and professional appearance
  • Three months time

The internship is full time and will be paid with up to 370 Euro per month. Under certain circumstances, a part-time internship is possible.
Please send your complete application documents, stating in which time period you want to conduct the internship, by e-mail to:
Cluster of Excellence "Asien und Europa im globalen Kontext"
Verena Vöckel
Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies
Voßstraße 2, Building 4400, 69115 Heidelberg