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Marketing and Public Relations
The Joliet Area Historical Museum is a history museum located in the heart of downtown Joliet. The $10 million dollar museum opened in fall 2002 and serves a diverse population. The museum provides unpaid internship opportunities for students completing a variety of majors.
Purpose: The Marketing Intern will assist the Marketing Manager in the development, implementation and evaluation of public relations programs. These programs may target membership, volunteers, corporations and the regional community. The internship experience will be mutually beneficial for both the intern and the Museum.
The Marketing Intern will benefit as they gain valuable marketing experience that will help them develop as a marketing/public relations professional. Concluding the internship, the intern will have experience in developing and implementing marketing programs and a portfolio for use in interviewing for job opportunities.
This internship will require excellent writing and oral communication skills, ability to work independent of supervision, and experience with databases and publishing software. The intern must be able to work with diverse personalities and populations.
The Marketing Manager will be responsible for the supervision and evaluation of the Marketing intern. Supervisory meetings will be held weekly. The Executive Director will also approve the internship and its completion.