About the Alabama Industrial Assessment Center (AIAC):

Established in 2007 and one of thirty-seven industrial assessment centers, the AIAC is funded by the Department of Energy.

  • Intern position: Marketing/PR/Client Recruitment Internship; Part-time job
  • Duration: up to 10 hours a week
  • Intern Type: In person


  • Will be a sophomore or junior next fall (Fall 2024)
  • Detail oriented
  • Comfortable contacting potential clients and organizations related to manufacturing in Alabama


  • Maintaining a marketing plan
  • Researching relevant organizations/groups and creating/maintaining a database of information (group name, contact information, contact history)
  • Contacting groups/organizations that are identified – student must be knowledgeable of professional email etiquette
  • Researching potential clients and creating/maintaining a database of Information (client name, contact information, contact history)
  • Contacting potential clients and contacting previous clients about grant availability/establishing relationship
  • Creation of marketing materials such as flyers/one pagers to send to potential clients/organizations to assist in finding clients, posters to take to “industrial fairs”, and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Working with social media/web design team to ensure good online communications (LinkedIn, AIAC Website)
  • Attend weekly/bi-weekly meetings

How to apply:

Please contact Joseph Carpenter (jcarpenter@eng.ua.edu) for more questions about the position.