School of Medicine Communications – Editorial Intern

Summer 2018 (32 hours/week, May 29- August 3: Paid and Credit Hours Earned. Class enrollment required for course credit. Student is responsible for getting approval from advisor.)

Reports to the Communications Specialist and works collaboratively with the SOM Communications team, including the Editor and Associate Editor of UAB Medicine Magazine.


  • Research and write original content for the School of Medicine News, including student profiles, faculty news briefs, promotions for upcoming events, as well as other news and feature articles
  • Assist in planning and production of the weekly School of Medicine email newsletter
  • Post new and shared content to the School of Medicine News website
  • Assist in producing content for UAB Medicine Magazine, including summaries of recent UAB news and feature stories for UAB Medicine Magazine online
  • Assist in planning and creating social media posts for School of Medicine accounts
  • Other research and duties as assigned

• Upperclassmen studying English, communications, journalism or a related field 
• Strong writing skills in a variety of formats, including newswriting, features and social media (writing samples required)


Questions? Contact Emily Henagan at

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