Category: Internship Types

Iowa PGA Communication Internship

The Iowa PGA Section is established as an association of qualified golf professionals dedicated to promoting the game by positively impacting lives through golf. In this effort, the Section shall provide education and playing opportunities, perpetuate and preserve employment opportunities for its members, and bring awareness and support to the Iowa PGA Foundation. In doing so, the Section shall elevate the image of its members, the PGA and the game of golf.

Iowa PGA Section
The Iowa PGA office is responsible for serving 250 Iowa PGA members and apprentices that live and work within Iowa and Western Illinois. Our tournament program consists of roughly 20-25 events with a Spring and Fall Membership Meeting. Educational opportunities take place throughout the year and are highlighted by our Teaching and Coaching Summit. The section also runs the Iowa Open and partners with the PGA Tour to help run qualifiers for the Principle Charity Classic and John Deere Classic.

Office Location
The Iowa PGA Section and Foundation is based in Riverside, IA at Riverside Casino and Golf Resort. This location is roughly 15 minutes south of Iowa City, IA.
Overall Job Description This 3 month internship opportunity is focused around communication, media, and office assistance for the Iowa PGA Section and Foundation. It will entail being on-site at tournaments, updating our junior golf website, making highlight and promotional videos, writing press releases, and other areas of the operation that need assistance.

This is a full-time job with a minimum of a 40 hour work week. This paid internship will have required weekend work and ground travel will be involved. The intern will be given a month by month schedule of the 3-months upon arrival.

Start and End Date:
The Iowa PGA would like to have this intern commence his or her internship on or around May 15 and would run through the mid to late August based off our schedule.

Job Responsibilities:
-Photographing and videoing events to create highlight videos and photo albums to post on social media
-Interview juniors, parents, and PGA Professionals
-Work with our Communication Coordinator on social media from facebook to twitter to instagram
-Update and maintain our junior golf website with guidance from our Communication Coordinator
-Write and publish press releases following junior golf events
-Occasionally assist the operation team with starting, scoring, and being a rules official during a tournament
-Provide quality customer service for PGA members and junior golf members when they call the office
-Assist with standard operations in the office from mailings to inventory control
-Assist with Drive, Chip, and Putt qualifiers
-Assist with sending membership packets and Iowa PGA Golf Passes to customers once they place an order

Qualifications:
-Ability to operate a video camera and audio equipment
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Ability to make highlight videos
-Graphic design skills a plus
-Must be willing to learn and take initiative
-Strong work ethic and enjoys working with people of all ages
-Intermediate computer skills – Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word
-Energetic and outgoing – willing to communicate with parents and members
-Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work outside during the summer

Compensation and Benefits:
-$9 an hour
-All travel expenses paid
-Iowa PGA staff apparel and uniforms
-Access to Blue Top Ridge Golf Course
-Iowa PGA will work with you on housing if needed.

Application Information and Deadline:
Please send cover letter and resume via email or mail to:
Thomas Hutton, PGA
thutton@pgahq.com
Executive Director

The Iowa PGA will be taking applications until the position is filled with the goal to hire someone by the middle of February 2018.

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Atlanta International Fashion Week

Employer: Atlanta International Fashion Week

Job Type: Internship – Part-Time

Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts. Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type. Use computer software to generate new images. Mark up, paste, and assemble final layouts to prepare layouts for printer. Draw and print charts, graphs, illustrations, and other artwork, using computer. Review final layouts and suggest improvements as needed.

-Knowledge of design software such as Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator-Some knowledge of Graphic Design-Have a desire to work in the fashion and entertainment industries

To apply for this internship and more, visit Handshake.

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U. S. Department of Interior

Employer: U.S. Dept. of Interior – Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement

Job Type: Internship – Full-Time

The Semester Intern will be involved in
developing their portfolio through drafting press releases, working on briefing
documents, developing web content, conducting research around current policies,
and more. The Semester Intern will work with the Chief of Communications, as
well as the legislative affairs and other staff, to support the needs of the
office in a myriad of ways.

The Semester Internship Program provides a career exploration opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students and recent graduates. Interns work in OSMRE Headquarters, regional, and field offices and gain professional experience with a federal regulatory agency.Interns conduct research assignments and participate in group projects to build their resumes in their fields of interest. Assignments include environmental science, community development, communications, data analysis, and more.Must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution, vocational school, or be a recent graduateSummer Semester (10 weeks), Spring Semester (15 weeks), Fall Semester (15 weeks).

To apply for this internship and more, visit Handshake.

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Rick and Bubba Show

The Rick and Bubba Show offers year-round internships in for both radio and television. Internship positions are filled on a quarterly basis through submission of the internship packets below.

Radio Intern Packet: http://oldrickandbubba.zeekeeinteractive.com/pdf/Rick%20&%20Bubba%20Radio%20Internship%20Application%20Packet.pdf
TV Intern Packet: http://oldrickandbubba.zeekeeinteractive.com/pdf/Rick%20&%20Bubba%20TV%20Internship%20Application%20Packet.pdf

Questions should be directed to Michael Helms, at the Rick and Bubba Show, at helmsey@rickandbubba.com.

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Direct Communications

Direct Communications, one of Alabama’s most dynamic public relations firms and located in the heart of Birmingham, Alabama, is seeking a communications co-op student. We will provide you with challenging, hands-on experiences in a practical, learning environment. With client sectors ranging from healthcare, energy, environment, conservation, general business and governmental entities, your broad-range of experiences obtained while with Direct Communications, will serve as a springboard to a wide-range of career options upon graduation.

Our ideal candidates are students who are juniors or seniors majoring in Communications, Public Relations, Political Science or Journalism. Students should be ambitious, self-starters with excellent writing, communication, computer/technology/digital skills, as well as possessing excellent professional and organizational skills.

Qualifications include:

• Entering junior or senior year, in-process of bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism, or related field of study
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Attention to detail and outstanding proofing skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to multi-task and work as part of a team
• Desire to learn and grow career-building skills
• Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign, PDF and Photoshop editing, is a plus

Coop students should be prepared to enter a professional office and be motivated to work hard each day. Duties include, but are not limited to: preparing a wide selection of written and creative materials, monitoring news coverage (traditional and digital) for client issues, facilitating a variety of social media engagement and analysis, maintaining reporter databases, and conducting research into strategic communications best practices, website development and graphic design support.

Details:

Full Time (40 hours a week)
Spring 2018 Semester (January – April 2018)
Location: Birmingham, AL
Compensation: $1,600 per month. May assist in providing college credit, if needed.

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Charlotte Smith at info@dcwins.com to be considered and to schedule an interview.

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PGA of America, Northern Texas Section

The Northern Texas Section of the PGA of America is headquartered in Dallas, and serves more than 350 golf facilities and 850
professional members across northern Texas. In addition to managing the day-to-day affairs of the Northern Texas PGA, the Section
operates the Northern Texas PGA Junior Tour (“Junior Tour”). The Junior Tour is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind with
more than 4,000 junior members and over 400 tournaments conducted annually.

INTERNSHIP DATES:
January 10 – May 15, 2018 (start and finish dates are somewhat flexible based on successful applicant’s school schedules). Deadline to apply is December 1, 2017.

DESCRIPTION:
The Northern Texas PGA is seeking two (2) qualified applicants for an 18-week internship position in media and tournament
operations during the spring of 2018. Successful applicants will be primarily responsible for assisting with the Section and
Foundation’s marketing and media relation activities. When needed, successful applicants will also assist with tournament operations.
The following information will provide you with a better understanding of everything the internship entails.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé, list of references and at least three (3) relevant work samples. Letters of
recommendation are not required but are strongly encouraged. Please specify that you are applying for our Spring Media and
Operations Internship. You can find this bulletin as well as additional information on our internship program under the internship
opportunities tab at the bottom of our website at www.ntpgajuniorgolf.com. Applications will be accepted via mail or email. Please
submit all materials or questions to Sarah Braslow at sbraslow@ntpga.com.

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UA External Relations – Student Life

The Division of Student Life consists of 24 non-academic areas of campus life. Some of these departments include Dean of Students, University Recreation, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Center for Service and Leadership, and Student Health Center and Pharmacy. The External Relations department works with these areas to produce marketing and communication pieces, while utilizing the UA brand standards. External Relations also works together to produce designs for the division as a whole through social media, Capstone magazine, and other events on campus.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Current, full-time junior or senior UA student with major or minor in communications and/or graphic design • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop) • Knowledge of social media channels • Creative thinker • Excellent communication skills • Organized, dependable, and detail oriented • Ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks within identified time frames

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Photography experience • Video experience • Accessibility knowledge

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in creating promotional material (digital and print) • Developing social media images • Proof and edit materials • Maintain University branding standards

Applicants should email cover letter, resume, and work samples to Christy Moody at christy.moody@ua.edu. The deadline to apply is Sept. 13, 2017 by end of day.

This internship is for the fall semester and can be used as an internship opportunity for credit. It will be compensated at $8.00/hour. Hours are flexible and can be arranged according to a student’s academic/work schedule, however the student cannot work more than 20 hours per week. Location of internship will be in 372 Rose Administration.

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GirlSpring Internship

GirlSpring (www.girlspring.com) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower girls ages 13-18, by giving them access to the resources they need to make better life choices, informed decisions, and ultimately lead better lives. GirlSpring is seeking separate social media and blogger interns, for fall semester and for spring semester.

The Social Media Intern will work directly with the website team (Atlas Digital Marketing) to increase visitation and engagement to www.girlspring.com, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook (possibly). The intern will also perform outreach about GirlSpring to online information outlets including blogs, social networking sites, and the online communications of allied nonprofit organizations.

Bloggers will be featured on their website and on social media, will play an integral role in the web team, and in the strategic development of www.girlspring.com. This is a flexible position, and most work can be done remotely. The internship will, however, include weekly in person meetings with the web team at the GirlSpring office in Birmingham, AL.

To apply: Send an essay, 250-500 words, (jpeg, word, or pdf) explaining why you are interested in this internship and, if applicable, be sure to include some ideas on how to grow the audience for www.girlspring.com. Include name and contact information on the essay. Applications should be sent to Kristen@girlspring.com. The fall semester internship deadline is September 15 and spring semester deadline is December 1. Internships are unpaid.

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UA Press Internship

The internship in the acquisitions department of The University of Alabama Press, the scholarly and academic publishing division of the University of Alabama System, consists of weekly onsite administrative activities. The intern is expected to be available at the Press offices in the McMillan Building on the University of Alabama campus every week throughout the semester, for a minimum of ten hours per week. This is an unpaid internship, but the student should acquire a priceless introduction to the publishing business.

Duties and responsibilities are according to priorities and to expose the intern to the workings of the department, and over the course of a semester the intern is expected to be responsible for some of the following activities:

  • Research the qualifications and credentials of potential peer reviewers for scholarly manuscripts.
  • Research potential authors for editor to meet with at conferences.
  • Evaluate the potential of two or more manuscripts.
  • Evaluate art for a project.
  • Prepare project description and reader bios for an editorial board packet.
  • Review at least one book contract.
  • Attend at least two weekly staff meetings and one editorial board meeting.

If the acquisitions intern is so inclined and the opportunities are available, the intern may assist in the activities of other departments of the press, including Manuscript Editorial, Copyright and Permissions, and Sales and Marketing.

To apply, please email Wendi Schnaufer, senior acquisitions editor at the University of Alabama Press (wschnaufer@uapress.ua.edu), stating your interest and providing a brief bio and contact info. The deadline to apply is September 15, 2017.

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Peritus PR

Peritus PR is looking for an intern in the fields of public relations and public affairs. Both of these internships are paid, working 20-30 hours a week over a 2-4 month duration.

Public Relations:

A Peritus intern will assist the entire team with various public relations efforts dedicated to support and help each client achieve their unique communications goals. Requirements for this posting are:

  • Working towards or recently earned a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, political science, public relations and or marketing.
  • Strong grammatical skills, including knowledge of AP Style
  • Relevant campaign/intern experience with public relations and/or politics.
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and strong research and organizational skills.
  • Self sufficient time-management skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • The focus to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Loyal client service mentality and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Possess the ability to provide professional counsel and account support for our clients.

Public Affairs:

A Public Affairs Intern with Peritus PR will assist the public affairs team with various communications, research and grassroots efforts to help each client achieve their unique policy or issue-related initiatives and goals. Our public affairs internship attracts students who are interested in the political process or learning more about how communications plays a role in educating and influencing stakeholders important to our clients. Public affairs interns provide hands-on advocacy and grassroots support in a variety of industries and will gain experience in meaningful community relations campaigns. Requirements for this posting are:

  • Working towards or recently earned a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism,
    political science, public relations and/or marketing.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong grammatical skills and AP style knowledge.
  • Relevant campaign/intern experience with public relations and/or politics.
  • A passion for scanning relevant news, trends and current events for clients’ industries.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self sufficient time-management skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Loyal client service mentality and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Possess the ability to provide professional counsel and account support for our clients.

To apply for either of these postings, send your resume, three writing samples and a cover letter to the Peritus team no later than July 31, 2017.

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