Communications Intern

Loyola Academy


Loyola Academy's mission is to form women and men for meaningful lives of leadership and service in imitation of Jesus Christ through a college preparatory education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. Established in 1909, Loyola has grown to become the largest Jesuit secondary school in the U.S. Our alumni alone exceed 25,000 in number.

With such a voluminous constituency, Loyola Academy is not only a high school; it is a professional network, a loving community and more. Spanning the nation’s coasts and beyond, our alumni, families and friends remain connected to Loyola Academy through promotional publications—both digital and print—organized by our talented Communications Department.

Position Details

Communications Intern
Northern Illinois
Wilmette, IL


This internship will assist with Loyola Academy's communication efforts. The intern will gain valuable skills in email marketing, content creation and editing, forms creation, video creation and editing, live streaming and public relations. She or he will be involved in various writing, print and web-based projects.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Generating content—stories, photos, videos, posts—for publishing on the web including news features, e-newsletters and social media platforms 
  • Preparing copy for flyers, forms, brochures, etc. 
  • Creating and modifying graphics in PhotoShop 
  • Creating and modifying InDesign files 
  • Creating and editing video using iMovie or similar platform

The Ideal candidate will possess the following skills/qualifications:

  • Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills 
  • Good interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines 
  • Self-sufficiency and strong initiative 
  • Ability to think creatively and to share ideas 
  • Familiarity with PhotoShop, iMovie, InDesign and other editing software


In gathering information from all corners of Loyola Academy, this position entails a healthy mix of walking throughout the building and sitting for periods of time at a computer or on the telephone.


If the intern wishes to receive academic credit for the internship, it will be his or her responsibility to make arrangements with his or her academic institution.


Communications Intern - Part-Time.

8 to 20 hours per week. The supervisor will work to schedule hours around exams, classes, and other deadlines, with appropriate notice.


The communications intern reports to the Communications Manager and will be supervised by an appropriate staff member on a project-by-project basis.

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