Assists in all facets of public affairs activities. Writes, edits and produces newsletters, write, distribute and follow-up on news releases, participate in special events and projects, provide photography assistance, perform mailings as well as field telephone inquiries from the media and public. Internship will involve interaction with a wide range of people. Position requires student to be in his or her junior or senior year of college, or a communications graduate student, and have course work and/or experience in one or more of the following areas: communication, journalism, English, or marketing. Student should have PC experience, and good interpersonal and writing skills. Desktop publishing and photography experience desired, but not necessary. Massachusetts Eye and Ear is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment or discrimination. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, sex, pregnancy or conditions related to pregnancy, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.