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Communications Internship

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American Psychiatric Association HQ - Washington, DC
Admin - Clerical


The American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) seeks a creative, energetic, and detail-oriented Communications Intern who is passionate about mental health and eager to gain real world experience working for a non-profit organization. The Communications Intern will support day-to-day communications activities for the APAF. Responsibilities will include social media marketing; blog/web content development and marketing; message development; data reporting and analysis.

The Communications Intern will work independently and with the APAF and APA Communications teams to fulfill organizational goals and initiatives related to APAF programming.


Must be enrolled in college or graduate school

Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills

Ability to multitask and produce high-quality work by deadline

Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite

Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications a plus

Video or graphic design experience a plus

Interest in communications for mental health issues

Applicants must be willing to commit to 15 virtual or in-person hours per week for the 10-week internship period (June 5 - August 18, 2023). APA provides a flexible work schedule to accommodate academic and work commitments. The Communications Intern will be paid $17/hr.