Are you looking to learn more about the intersection of your Catholic faith with policy and society, while building your communications skill-set in a professional environment? Consider interning with the Minnesota Catholic Conference, the official public policy voice of the Catholic Church in Minnesota. We’re on the cutting edge of advocacy and catechesis communications and are looking for talented and enthusiastic interns to join us.
Communications interns will contribute to MCC’s apostolate by aiding our efforts to communicate the Church’s social vision and advocacy efforts to a variety of audiences, including Minnesota Catholics, the state legislature, and the media. Communications interns will contribute to the daily and ongoing communications needs of MCC, while also working on special projects in any number of the following areas:
- Website design and development
- Brand identity enhancement
- Press relations
- Writing and editing
- Social media strategy and innovation
- Graphic design
- Database and advocacy platform reorganization
- Young adult outreach
Qualified candidates will have a deep interest in and commitment to the Catholic faith, particularly as it applies to politics and society; will possesses communications skills and abilities in at least some of the aforementioned areas (and a desire to grow in others); and will bring a track record of hard work, creativity, and positivity.
The internship is unpaid, though a stipend may be offered at its conclusion. Interns are expected to work a consistent weekly schedule, but time, hours, and duration are negotiable.
Click here to download the full internship description including details on how to apply.
Latino Community Liaison
The Minnesota Catholic Conference aims to equip ALL Minnesota Catholics for faithful citizenship, and that includes those in our vibrant Latino community. We’re looking for a talented Spanish-speaker who loves the Church to serve as our Latino Community Liaison.
The liaison will coordinate outreach efforts between the Minnesota Catholic Conference and the Church’s Latino community, connecting Latinos with Catholic Advocacy Network resources and advocacy opportunities. Through parish and community events, he or she will communicate MCC’s legislative activities, Catholic social teaching on faithful citizenship, and opportunities for deeper engagement as missionary disciples in the public arena. The liaison will also identify potential candidates for leadership in the Catholic Advocacy Network and work with MCC staff to create Spanish-speaking resources on an as-needed basis
The Latino Community Liaison must be a fluent Spanish speaker and should have great familiarity and comfort within the Latino community. Excellent presentation skills are a must, as is faithfulness to the Catholic Church and Her teachings. Familiarity with the Catholic Advocacy Network and the work of the Minnesota Catholic Conference is preferred, but the right candidate will be provided with whatever training he or she needs to be successful.
The liaison will work as a contractor, with compensation based on hours and events worked.
To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter to Jason Adkins at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.