Communications Intern

Position Summary

The National Multifamily Housing Council is currently seeking an enthusiastic and creative communications intern. This paid 12 -14 week experience will provide the intern with valuable on-the-job experience to strengthen his/her resume. In addition, NMHC will work with academic institutions to enable students to undertake the internship for credit. The intern will work directly with the Communications team and will be involved in content creation, media monitoring and reporting, writing, marketing as well as the coordination of press materials, campaign project plans and a supporting role in the execution of special events.
NMHC will work with the candidate's school schedule, ensuring there is a steady balance between this work experience and the candidates academic obligations.


Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Working closely with the Manager of Marketing and Creative Services to create and edit news articles, web posts, emails, and newsletters
  • Daily media monitoring 
  • Identifying opportunities for and assisting in the strengthening of overall NMHC online communications
  • Assisting in NMHC marketing planning and execution
  • Evaluating target audience characteristics and desires
  • Other items as assigned

Desired Experience & Qualifications
  • Current undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or a related field
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Knowledge of CMS systems/HTML helpful but not required
  • Familiarity with Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Ability to multitask, detail-orientated – strong communication skills
  • Positive attitude, team player, eagerness to learn

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please submit the following materials:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Writing Samples

Send materials electronically to

Please use the following subject line when submitting materials: Communications Intern— [Your Last Name]

Only email applications will be accepted. No phone calls please. You will be contacted only if selected for an interview.