Summer Internship Opportunity: MultiCare Health System, Communications/Marketing

MultiCare Health System in Tacoma, WA is looking for a summer Marketing/Internal Communications Intern. Please pass this along to your marketing and communication departments and students. We are looking to hire by early June.

To apply – email a cover letter and resume to: Rachel Snyder,

Marketing/Internal Communications Summer Intern (unpaid, school credit applicable)

DEPARTMENT: Marketing – Internal Communications

  Mid-June – Aug. or Sept. 2011

Shift/Work schedule:
M-F, 25-30 hours per week

REPORTS TO:   Rachel Snyder, Senior Internal Communications Specialist

To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to


The Marketing Intern is responsible for supporting the Marketing Department, which includes Employee Communications, Marketing, Advertising Services and Media Relations. This position will provide an in-depth look in Marketing and its many facets in a busy, challenging environment.

Receive hands-on experience with writing internal communication pieces (newsletter articles, intranet content, flyers), and learning and taking lead in implementing communication planning and promotions.  Web knowledge is desired as this position will require learning the internal web site programming and production process.

The work environment is very fast paced and requires a quick learner. Work situations and assignments will require organization, prioritization, planning skills, independence and creativity. Students will work M-F, 25-30 hours a week, with some weekend hours. Schedules are flexible. School credit can be earned for this unpaid position.


–        Produces a wide range of print and electronic communication to support internal/external communication needs, including newsletter articles, web content or pages, PowerPoint presentations, memos, emails, posters and displays
–        Support Marketing special events during the summer, which includes event planning, communication promotions and support on the day of the event
–        Work closely with Marketing Staff to achieve success with internship
–        Contributes to the success of the organization, keeping current on new developments within the MultiCare system, and by performing other duties as needed or assigned


–        Pursues Excellence
–        Focuses on Patients and Customer Service
–        Ensures Safety
–        Fosters a healthy workplace


–        Inspires teamwork and commitment
–        Facilitates solutions
–        Maintains organizational perspective
–        Builds relationships



Knowledge, skills, & abilities
–        Knowledge of and skill in the use of personal computer and related software to include Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and PageMaker for Windows or Mac
–        Web savvy, knowledge of current social media tools used for communication
–        Skill in producing clear written communication
–        Skill in assessing alternatives
–        Skill in good interpersonal, oral, and written communication
–        Skill in good grammar and spelling
–        Ability to coordinate activities
–        Ability to work efficiently under pressure
–        Ability to work independently and take initiative
–        Ability to willingly accept responsibility
–        Ability to establish and reset priorities, using good judgment
–        Ability to meet organization and departmental appearance standards on the job


–        Studying for a Bachelors in Communication, PR, Marketing, Journalism or related field of study
–        One previous internship is preferred
–        College junior or senior students required

Job descriptions represent a general outline of job duties, functions, and qualifications.  They are not intended to be comprehensive in nature.  In addition jobs evolve over time and therefore their description may not reflect the precise nature of the position at a given point in time.

It is MultiCare’s policy to base hiring decisions solely on the individual’s ability to perform essential job functions.  Persons with disabilities are eligible for this position provided they can perform those functions with reasonable accommodation.

Rachel Snyder
Sr. Internal Communications Specialist
MultiCare Health System


Paid Internships with the City of Seattle

PAID internships with the City of Seatle

1)      Environmental Justice in Action Intern: undergraduate or graduate level (summer & school year)

2)      Environmental Partnerships Intern: graduate level (summer & school year)

3)      Policy Research & Analysis Intern: graduate level (summer & school year)

4)      Public Art Conservation & Maintenance Intern: undergraduate level (summer only)

5)      Waste Reduction Outreach Intern: undergraduate level (summer & school year)

6)      Waste Reduction Program Intern: undergraduate or graduate level (summer & school year)

For more information on the positions and how to apply, go to

The Spectator is hiring!

Here we go!

The Spectator is recruiting for the 2011-2012 academic year! Get paid and get published working with your peers as part of one of the largest student organizations on campus. We have job openings that could help build the resume of any student in the communication department looking to practice their skills in critical writing, strategic communications, reporting and more. Build your portfolios as a staff writer or editor; develop business relationships with ad clients as an ad sales manager or ad sales representative;  assist the editors in copy editing and putting the paper out once a week as an editorial assistant; follow Google trends and write short articles as a blogger. The Spectator employs 30 or more students annually and partners with other student organizations for special events. If you’re looking for a way to get involved on campus while getting paid, getting valuable work experience and using the skills you’ve learned in the classroom, I invite you to apply.

See the complete listings and application requirements at Email Frances Dinger at with any questions.

frances dinger
editor-in-chief, the spectator
seattle ’12, strategic communications
c: 509.590.8111

German Program Intern

German Program Intern

Seattle-based NorthWest Student Exchange (NWSE) is seeking an intern for its
German Program.

This position is a great opportunity for college students taking a break
from their studies or college-aged aspiring professionals who have done
little or no office work. You will have the chance to gain skills and
experience in a variety of office tasks, documentation, program
administration, international exchange, and working with youth and families.
Join the NWSE team and help facilitate international exchange programs by
developing your organizational and cross-cultural communication skills in a
casual professional setting.

NWSE is an international educational exchange organization that provides
more than 200 international and American teenagers with opportunities to
experience the culture of another country as high school exchange students
and integrated members of their host families.

Start Date:             May 24, 2011 or later
Preferred commitment:   12 months or longer
Hours:                  40 hours/week, flexible hours
Pay:                            $1250/month stipend plus insurance


. Able to communicate clearly and comfortably in German
. Strong interest in international high school exchange programs, esp.
programs between the U.S. and Germany.
. Motivated to learn and perform common office tasks, documentation, data
. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
. Able to communicate clearly and professionally in English by phone and
. Proficient in Microsoft Office and Windows
. Team-player and quick learner
. Able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
. Previous experience in living abroad preferred


Assist International Student Advisor with:

. Processing student, host family, and school applications, preparing
mailings to program participants
. Handling general administrative tasks, including data entry, answering the
phone, filing, and documentation
. Correspondence with coordinators, students, families, schools, and
partners in the U.S. and Germany
. Preparing students and host families for the program
. Solving student-related problems
. Creating the quarterly NWSE Newsletter
. Visiting schools in the Seattle area
. Promoting NWSE’s programs in the U.S., Germany, and other countries
. Completing tasks above for programs with other countries when needed
. Additional projects and tasks as required

U.S. citizens and residents as well as foreign nationals are all welcome to
apply. NWSE can sponsor international applicants for the J-1 Trainee Visa.
International students who are already in the U.S. on the F-1 Visa may be
able to use an OPT (Optional Practical Training) permit for this position.

To apply for this position:

1. E-mail your cover letter and resume to To ensure our
immediate attention, please write “German Program Assistant” in the subject
line of your e-mail.

2. Please do not call about this position. NWSE will contact selected
applicants to arrange for interviews.

We look forward to receiving your application!

The NWSE Team

NorthWest Student Exchange is a non-profit international educational
exchange organization designated by the U.S. Department of State and listed
with the Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET).
For more information, please visit our website at