Summer 2017 Journalism Internship
DC SCORES is seeking a self-motivated, hard-working, outgoing, creative, social media-addicted, eager-to-learn individual to serve as our Summer 2017 Communications Intern. This paid intern will be a critical member of our team and will directly assist the Communications Manager with several forms of internal and external communications, in addition to much more. The internship requirements include:

Social Media

  • Develop and post content for DC SCORES’ several social media channels including Blogger, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
  • Stay on top of best practices for social media and develop new social media strategies for the organization.
  • Attend DC SCORES programming daily; write blogs, live Tweet, post photos to Instagram and Snapchat.
  • Maintain and boost the DC SCORES Intern Twitter account on a daily basis.

Graphic design, videography, photography

  • Know how to shoot video and splice clips into top-notch, high-quality videos that can be used externally.
  • Create Infographics that are cutting-edge using free online programs.
  • Know the basics of taking good photos and be comfortable in any situation.



  • Passion for urban education, youth development and the nonprofit sector.
  • Self-motivated and reliable. Don’t have to be asked twice or reminded about a project.
  • Excellent organizational abilities and capacity to manage multiple projects.
  • Strong written communication and editing skills.
  • Experience using social media, including: Facebook, Twitter, Blogger, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat.
  • Strong experience shooting and editing video.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills; comfortable being outgoing and visiting schools.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.

Compensation and schedule
This highly competitive spring internship (May-July) is 20-40 hours per week (flexible) and comes with a $500 stipend.

Apply today
To apply, send your resume and a cover letter explaining why you think this internship fits you to Communications Manager Jake Lloyd at No phone calls please.


If you are interested in getting involved with DC SCORES in another capacity, please email or visit our volunteer page.

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