Here’s a great internship opportunity for COMM students interested in preventing human trafficking. The organization is HOPE+RESQ, and the position is Marketing & Research Assistant. There are more details in the attachment.
The great thing about this internship is that it is part of the OPIN/Marketplace Apprentice Program. OPIN’s program provides leadership training every Friday in the summer, which helps interns to develop a marketplace ministry awareness in addition to develop professional skills and connections.
HOPE+RESQ is a media driven non-profit that leverages film and education for awareness & prevention of human trafficking.
510 Marquette Ave. So.
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Joel Sheagren, co-Founder/Pres.
Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Public Relations or English
Marketing & Research Assistant
The intern will have the opportunity to be involved in several projects: research the issue and environment of human trafficking to be used for various media projects, specifically film and digital media content; develop content and editorial calendar for blog and e-newsletter; develop and implement blog site; contribute to social media strategy and implementation; design newsletter using email marketing client; contribute to RESQ 27 fundraising campaign’s development and implementation; and assist as member of a radio broadcast team (1-minute radio format focused on stories related to hope, awareness and prevention airing on KKMS).  At the end of the summer, the intern will have created a content bank for HOPE+RESQ; increased communications and writing skills for on-line platforms; produced writing and digital campaign samples; been exposed to the creative process for media production and introduced to creative professionals; and helped increase the awareness of human trafficking. Opportunities also include working alongside government and other nonprofit organizations that are fighting human trafficking.
Qualifications: Student’s  focus/degree must be in any of the following: advertising, communications, marketing, public relations or English. Individual should have a hunger for research and strong writing skills and be consistent with use of social media. Ideal candidate will be able to do multiple projects simultaneously and be self-directed.
Students looking for school credit. Internship can potentially extend beyond the summer of 2013.
full time or part time