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Public Affairs Specialist - Content Creator


Individual Placement/Internships

Job Location

Cedar City, Utah

Tracking Code


Position Type


Bureau of Land Management – Cedar City Office


Term of positions is 11 weeks; full-time 40 hrs/wk


Cedar City, UT

Living Allowance:

$750.00/week ($600 Living Stipend; $150 Housing Allowance)

AmeriCorps Award:

Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $1,459.26 (pre-tax).

Desired Start Date:


Application Due Date:

Preference given to applicants that submit application by 4/26/2024

Title of Position

Public Affairs Specialist – Content Creator



Position Details

Stewards Individual Placements (Stewards) provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural resources. Participants work with federal agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits building institutional capacity, developing community relationships, and supporting ecosystem health. Stewards in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management are seeking an intern who will work with Public Affairs within the BLM Utah’s Color Country District to communicate the agency’s policies, programs, and projects effectively to the public and stakeholders. The Public Affairs Specialist – Content Creator internship offers an invaluable opportunity to contribute to community outreach and media relations efforts, enhancing public understanding and engagement with land management and conservation practices.


Position Responsibilities will include:

·       Inventorying, Updating, and Editing Content

o   Manage and refresh content across district websites and public resources

·       Content Creation

o   Develop engaging stories and posts for social media and other platforms to inform and captivate the public

·       Field Visits and Reporting

o   Visit project sites to gather information, conduct interviews, and document findings for public dissemination


Minimum Requirements:

·       Applicant must currently be enrolled in college or university.

·       Interest in public affairs, media relations, and land management

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·       Possess Valid US Drivers License with an insurable driving record of 3 years

·       Applicants must pass criminal background checks for both DOI and AmeriCorps eligibility

·       Must be 18 years or older

·       Must be a US Citizen or legal US resident



·       Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $1,459.26 (pre-tax).

·       Living Allowance: $750/week (pre-tax; $600 Living Stipend; $150 Housing Allowance)


How to Apply
Apply on-line at:  In addition to your resume, please submit a one-page cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this position and how your background and experience will help you succeed in this position.


If you have questions about this position, please Jacqueline Russell, or you can contact Roddy Cobb, Jr., Stewards Program Coordinator.


Stewards Individual Placements Program does not and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

This position is located in Cedar City, UT. View the Google Map in full screen.