Journalism Internship



The Mansfield/Richland County Convention & Visitors Bureau is an independent, not-for-profit organization created to promote travel and tourism to the area.  The Bureau is committed to promoting the area’s facilities, attractions and events as a destination for visitors, resulting in increased business activity and the improved quality of life for Richland County. 

Job Description:

The candidate will have the chance to work in a fun and fast paced Convention & Visitor’s Bureau learning many facets of the tourism industry.  Intern will assist in such projects, but not limited to:

  • Assist with writing, proofing and editing of publications and business/marketing materials
  • Write articles for the Bureau’s e-newsletters (various demographics)
  • Write for and manage the Bureau’s online blog
  • Create press releases
  • Conduct interviews (when needed) and research
  • Manage the Front Desk (learn the traveler/consumer while developing communication skills)
  • Update and maintain our websites and databases
  • Assist with other duties as needed


  • Major in Journalism, Creative Writing, or other applicable courses of study or experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess a professional attitude with good phone etiquette
  • Team player, resourceful, proactive and detail oriented
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel (Access and PowerPoint a plus)

Internships Available:  One or more Internships available any time throughout the year.

Number of Weeks:  Flexible (based on school schedule/projects or school requirements).

Hours: Prefer a minimum of 10 hours per week (flexible hours and days).

Pay:  Unpaid

Interested candidates should submit a resume to:

Mail to:             Mansfield & Richland County CVB
                          ATTN:  Amber Dobbins
                         124 North Main Street
                          Mansfield, Ohio 44902

Phone:              419-525-1300 x.27


or E-mail

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