Communications Intern

Mental Health Colorado is seeking a fall communications intern. This intern will help with graphic design, media outreach, and other communications duties.

The ideal candidate will help us with social media posts, writing, editing, website work, finding media contacts, and event planning. This person will also work with reporters on deadline and help find sources for mental health stories.

The candidate could be majoring in communications, journalism, or marketing/public relations. It would helpful if the candidate has had some courses in mental health, social work, and/or political science and policy.

Mental Health Colorado is the state’s leading advocate in promoting mental wellness, ending shame and discrimination, and ensuring equitable access to mental health and substance use care. Mental Health Colorado is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization and an affiliate of Mental Health. We engage policymakers, providers, the public, and the press to promote early intervention and expand access to affordable services. We are bringing mental health professionals to more schools, insurance coverage to more families, and life-saving services to the people who need it most.

We hope the candidate who applies for this job is passionate about mental health. For more information about our organization go to

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Communications Director, Aubree Hughes at

Mental Health Colorado is an equal opportunity employer. It is Mental Health Colorado’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation.