Internship title: Public Relations Intern
Time commitment: 14-25 hours per week
Compensation: Course credit available, $30 travel stipend per week


Brief description of duties:

  • Monitor news publications and distribute articles to staff as appropriate

  • Maintain media log of press mentions

  • Fulfill photo requests from media

  • Maintain press contact lists

  • Proof publications

  • Assist with press ticketing requests

  • Distribute press release

  • Assist members of the department(s) as necessary

  • Assist in preparation and management of press events

  • Send press invitations and manage RSVP list for special events


Required skills:

  • Good judgment and communication skills, strong writing and editing skills are essential

  • Professional, highly organized, detail oriented, self-starter

  • Advanced knowledge of Google Drive and Microsoft Office, including Excel

  • Ability to work well with a team, some evening and weekend work may be requested

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Pursuing a degree in marketing, communications, or related field

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to

Lyric Opera of Chicago is committed to enhancing our diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Lyric does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, parental status, veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.