Wanted: Communications + PR Intern

Trout Unlimited’s Alaska Program is seeking a part-time Communications intern who will use his or her skills to help protect Alaska’s salmon and trout rivers. 

As a member of the organization’s communications team, you’ll be charged with assisting in promoting the organization, our campaign work and events both in traditional and social media. 
Duties include:

  • Writing and editing outreach and development materials  
  • Updating and maintaining the organization’s multiple social media channels  
  • Updating and improving the organization’s website  
  • Helping to implement communications&PR plans for various campaigns  
  • Assisting with setting up and staffing outreach booths at events  
  • Updating media contact lists  
  • Tracking and posting the organization’s media hits and social media stats  
  • Crafting personal professional development projects that further the organization’s program work while allowing the intern to gain skills sought for his/her future career  
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Microsoft Office (especially Word and Excel) proficiency  
  • Social media expertise  
  • Weebly/Squarespace proficiency and/or ability to learn web platforms quickly!  
  • A passion for protecting Alaska’s clean rivers&streams   
  • Motivated and detail-oriented  
  • Based in Anchorage

Additional information:

Individuals interested in this internship position should send a resume, brief cover letter and 2-3 writing samples to Jenny Lynes at jlynes@tu.org. Please be sure to include “COMMUNICATIONS INTERN” in the subject line.
Application deadline is September 11, 2015. 

The internship hours can be flexible, but applicants should be able to work a minimum of 10 hours per week. TU is unable to assist with housing or travel expenses, but will provide a modest stipend and/or we may be able to work with college students that are familiar with their school's process and take responsibility for obtaining academic credit for their internship.