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Category: Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications

Type: Standard

Location: Jefferson City

Starts: Jun. 1, 2021

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time


Why you will love this position:

A position in the Missouri Department of Corrections is more than a job.  It’s a calling.  Corrections employees transform lives,  equipping Missourians in the criminal justice system with the skills they need to contribute to their communities,  inside and outside our walls.  More than 95 percent of people who enter the prison system ultimately are released.  We want to make sure they’re good neighbors.

This paid part-time summer internship position in the Missouri Department of Corrections entails working with the communications team on creating content for digital and print publications as well as special events.  Tasks may include photography,  videography,  social media management,  graphic design,  digital storytelling and campaign development.  The communications team takes a project-based approach to internships,  ensuring you’ll get not only professional experience in a dynamic environment but also finished products to fill your portfolio. 

All requested documents MUST be received by the closing date (April 12)

The Missouri Department of Corrections is proud to have a tradition of promotion from within for employees looking for and seeking distinctive career paths.  As you work for the department,  we invite you to consider your goals and make choices to actively head toward them.  We seek to recognize employees who serve with distinction.

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The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


What you will do: 

Complete special projects such as videos,  social media campaigns and event displays.

Compose and/or compile content for websites,  social media accounts,  newsletters,  brochures,  and other digital or print publications.

Assist in marketing and promotion of agency initiatives such as staff recruitment,  job readiness for incarcerated people,  and programs serving the community.

Help create displays for special events. 


Preferred skills:

  • Creativity and enthusiasm.
  • Photography and/or videography experience.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to conduct interviews and establish rapport with subjects.
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously. 

strong>Minimum qualifications:

Working toward a college degree in journalism,  communications,  public relations,  marketing or a related field. 

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