Public Relations Intern | Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

Public Relations Intern

Public Relations Intern

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Position: Intern, Public Information
Division: Tribal Affairs
Department: Administration
Reports To: Public Information Specialist
Location: Open
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
Salary: Grade 1 ($8.00 – $12.69)
Classification: Part-time (1 year period – May be renewed)

Internship for Ponca member who is seeking experience to coincide with their area of interest while starting a post-secondary education program. Assists with Public Relations projects such as marketing and promotional plans, publication management, and image advertising with outcomes that support the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska mission.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Deliver administrative services to the department as is appropriate.
  • Attends various Tribal and other events to gather digital photo and/or video content to be used in the newsletter, the website, or other media outlets.
  • Aids in public information programs and campaigns related to the Tribal or various departmental missions, including marketing, outreach, and/or public relations activities.
  • Assists with the maintenance & update of the tribal website and prepare and edit in-house materials and publications. Responsible for ensuring content is edited and standardized for a consistent overall website presentation
  • Attend staff and other meetings as required.
  • Travel as needed to fulfill objectives of project.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Relationships and Authority:

This position has no supervisory duties.

Working Environment and Physical Demands:

This position is located in professional office environment.


  • Enrolled in a post-secondary program at and maintain passing grades in all class-work.
  • Ability to handle stress, meet deadlines and work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work on and organize multiple projects.
  • Possess or develop computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint programs.
  • Possess or develop computer proficiency in Adobe CS5 software package.
  • Possess or develop computer proficiency digital photography, videography and editing.
  • Make effort to develop written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and be insurable.
  • Must successfully pass drug and alcohol testing, motor vehicle, education, character, and criminal background checks.
  • Able and willing to travel, and possess reliable transportation in event that a GSA vehicle is not available for travel.

Tribal Council Approval: 07/22/12 Rev. 09/12/2012 Rev. 06/20/2015 Rev. 08/07/2015