Web-based media intern for Disability Rights Iowa (Des Moines)

Disability Rights Iowa is looking for a qualified intern to collaborate with our webpage design firm in finalizing the design of our new webpage and the transition from the existing webpage. The qualified individual will have excellent written communication skills, as he or she will be tasked with writing the content for the new webpage. The intern will also be responsible for DRI’s social media, including Facebook.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with webpage design firm to facilitate completion of new design.
  • Facilitate merge from old webpage to new webpage.
  • Review existing webpage content and write for new page.
  • Manage and update DRI Facebook page.
  • Assist with other web-based programs used by the agency, such as SurveyMonkey, Vertical Response and Skype.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Applications should be working toward a degree in communications, journalism, graphic journalism, electronic media, public relations, web design, marketing or related field.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Experience or course work in web design.
  • Experience or course work in webpage administration.
  • Experience or course work in social media.

Desirable qualifications:

  • Experience with or sensitivity to individuals with disability.
  • Experience with or sensitivity to individuals with ethnic or language-distinct communities.

Salary: $10/hour


Katie Vande Vorde
Operations manager/Disability Rights Iowa
400 E. Court Ave., Suite 300
Des Moines, Iowa 50023