Penn State’s Sustainability Institute is looking to hire a student Communications Intern who will work from May 2017 to May 2018. The successful candidate will be a team player with at least a 3.0 GPA, superb written, interpersonal and oral communication skills. Must be a quick learner and able to prioritize multiple projects, meet deadlines and enjoy a fast-paced work environment. An interest in and knowledge about sustainability issues and concepts is preferred. The applicant should have proficient understanding of AP style writing, adding content to websites, social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and Pinterest), as well as proven effectiveness at translating technical data into a form for public education.
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