Press Interns for Office of Communications

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Communications is seeking press interns for this coming fall and winter. Press interns will assist the Communications team in developing strategies for communicating with the public through earned and digital media.

*Drafting letters, social media copy, press releases, and speeches
*Supporting staff at public events
*Conducting background research on special projects
*Tracking media mentions and compiling daily clips
*Answering the main phone line and fielding press requests
*Compiling digital metrics and data
*Assisting all Communications staff as needed

Prospective interns must be undergraduate or graduate students that demonstrate an ability to succeed in a professional and fast-paced setting and have a strong interest in political communications. Ideal candidates are strong writers, effective communicators, and fast learners. Prior political internship experience is recommended.

Interns should be able to work 12-16 hours/week at City Hall during the school year. Internships are unpaid, but academic credit is available.

To Apply
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and two relevant work samples to at their earliest convenience. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

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