Program Details

Interns with the Department of Public Affairs at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, gain work experience in a broad range of corporate communications at an internationally respected medical center.

Typically, interns are asked to:

  • Conduct interviews and write articles for Mayo publications and websites
  • Develop communication plans for internal clients
  • Write news releases and respond to media inquiries
  • Assist with news conferences as well as coordinate and supervise media interviews on campus
  • Research, write, edit and coordinate production of general information materials for patients
  • Write scripts and coordinate production of audiovisual presentations and videos
  • Research and develop Web content