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Media and Communications Intern

$10-$12 per hour commensurate with experience

15-20 hours per week, depending on availability

The Wichita Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (WAMPO) is the lead independent agency for coordinating priorities for regionally-significant transportation investments in roads, highways, transit, rails, and bicycle and pedestrian facilities. In engagement with its member communities, and state and federal partners, WAMPO supports the region's economic and transportation goals.

The WAMPO region includes all of Sedgwick County and parts of Butler and Sumner counties. For more information about WAMPO visit

Summer Internship Opportunity
WAMPO is seeking a student intern to take the lead on a video/media design project to be used for planning purposes with regional elected officials, WAMPO stakeholders, and the general public. The proposed project activities are as follows:
  • Research and gather data, video, images, and/or graphics on the regional transportation system
  • Produce a series of 12, ninety-second or less, “videos” representing different elements/issues/challenges of the regional transportation system
  • Develop marketing content and graphics to be used to “roll out,” promote, share, and explain the video series in a variety of ways (electronic, print, social media). 

Other Learning Opportunities
WAMPO is a small staff with a big job, student interns will have opportunities for further leaning in a variety of areas ranging from operations and logistics planning for meeting and events, Geographic Information System, website maintenance, budget and finance, public and stakeholder engagement, and transportation system planning. 

Potential Applicants Considerations
Preference will be given to applicants with an interest and experience in graphic design, media arts, communications, video editing, and marketing. Interns with personal access to video editing software, graphic development tools, and/or other media equipment or resources will be given priority consideration, but is not required.