Public Relations/Communications/Journalism Intern, Waukee Schools

Waukee Community School District (WCSD) seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist communication efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of public relations while working for the 11th largest school district in Iowa.


Assist in planning and writing content for the district and activities website.
Assist in maintaining district websites and providing blog support to staff.
Assist in updating and maintaining WCSD social media presence, including scheduling and writing updates
Create training videos and print directions for communication systems


Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space (e.g., YouTube, Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, WordPress and Pinterest)
Working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., Journalism, Mass Communications or Public Relations)
Proficient computer skills to include: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe
Experience with InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop highly desired
Experience with content management systems desired
Effective communication skills, written and oral
Self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented
Ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
Enthusiasm for the mission of WCSD and the community we serve

Students must apply online:


Date Available:
2nd Semester
Hours: 15-20 hours/week

Compensation: $10 per hour

Nicole Lawrence
Communications Coordinator
Waukee Community School District
Office: (515) 987-5161 x4545
Cell: (515) 681-0031
Twitter @NLawrencePR