Category: Internship Types

Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency

HSEMA’s internship program provides real-world knowledge and experience in emergency management, homeland security efforts, and intelligence analysis. Our internship program seeks qualified graduate and undergraduate students who are interested in or majoring in:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Criminal Justice
  • Emergency Management
  • English Writing – Rhetoric
  • Homeland Security
  • Intelligence Analysis
  • Information Technology/Computer Science
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Law/Government
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration/Policy
  • Public Relations

A highly qualified applicant will possess the following: self-motivation, attention to detail, critical thinking skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

The HSEMA Internship Program is offered in three sessions each year: Fall, Winter, and Summer. We are currently accepting applications for the Winter session, which begins January 14, 2019, and ends April 12, 2019. For the Winter session, submit your application by October 25, 2018. Please submit the following information via email: hsema.internship@dc.gov

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample
  • One (1) letter of recommendation on official letterhead from an academic or professional reference
  • Most recent transcript
  • Proof of current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program (enrollment can be supported by a transcript or an official letter from school administration. It cannot be a letter from a professor.)
  • Indicate the particular internship opportunity in the email subject line and cover letter

*To apply, you must be a US citizen. All applications are subject to a background check.

Please send any questions regarding the Internship Program or the application process to hsema.internship@dc.gov.

Tod’s

TOD’S a premier luxury Italian brand is seeking a dynamic student for Spring 2019 Internship, who is interested in Public Relations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sending and receiving samples
  • Logging in and out sample loans
  • Organizing sample closet
  • Log in new merchandise
  • Scanning credits in newspapers and magazines
  • Researching credits online
  • Updating editorial coverage reports
  • Helping with Credit Requests from magazines
  • Helping with weekly and monthly reports, presentations
  • Updating editorial contacts database
  • Creating editorial library
  • Create weekly competitive research recaps
  • Helping where needed with events

REQUIREMENTS

  • MUST be eligible to receive school credit for internship hours
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs

The TOD’S Group operates in the luxury sector under its proprietary brands (TOD’S, HOGAN, and FAY) and licensed brands (ROGER VIVIER). It actively creates, produces and distributes shoes, leather goods and accessories, and apparel. The firm’s mission is to offer global customers top-quality products that satisfy their functional requirements and aspirations.

Apple

AppleCare College Advisor

This job is for students who want to become the friendly voice of Apple. Students in this position would answer the call for customers contacting Apple for help. They would provide world-class customer experience, troubleshooting, and technical support.

This position is paid and comes with full corporate benefits including tuition reimbursement, paid time off, discounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and the opportunity to make a difference.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work schedule designed around class schedule
  • Receive a comprehensive training
  • Experience growth and career development

 

For more information and to apply, visit www.apple.com/jobs/us/college_advisor.html.

Tuscaloosa Preservation Society

This is a communications internship that will focus on branding of the TCPS via Facebook, website, and other possible social media sources. The internship will also include an advertising campaign that is cost effective and to be quickly administered. This internship is not paid.

Internship Information

  • Location of Internship: Jemison Mansion
  • Internship Start Date: 10/22/18
  • Internship End Date: 12/3/18
  • Application Deadline: 10/18/19

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • outgoing personality
  • team player
  • able to communicate effectively
  • proficient with working multiple types of software

 

Email resume to info@historictuscaloosa.org to apply.

Association for Women in Sports Media

The Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM) is accepting applications for their 2019 summer internship/scholarship program. AWSM is a non-profit organization founded as a support network and advocacy group for women in sports. They work to promote and increase diversity in sports media. One of their hallmark programs is AWSM Scholars, which has placed nearly 200 young women in paid internships since 1990.

This year, they have up to nine internships available for female college students who have completed at least one year of school. All of these internships are supplemented by $1,000 scholarships. The paid internships are in four areas: sportswriting, broadcast production, media relations and social media. The media relations position will be working with a sports team or organization.

Last summer AWSM internship winners worked at ESPN, USA Today, Sports Illustrated, MLB.com and USA Softball, among other organizations. They’re putting together a similarly stellar lineup for 2019.

The application deadline is Oct. 15. It costs $40 for non-members and it’s free for members. An annual membership is just $25 for students.

To apply for this position, click here.

US Department of Defense

The biggest employer in the U.S. wants YOU to join their workforce!

The defense acquisition workforce consists of civilian and uniformed personnel at the DoD who design, procure, test, deliver and sustain the most technologically advanced systems and services in the world to ensure our service members have the tools they need to successfully perform their missions and come home safely. Everything our service members use—from portable water purification systems to tanks—are procured through the acquisition workforce. The DoD relies on its acquisition workforce—91% of whom are civilians—to negotiate and administer contracts worth over $500 billion a year in goods and services, and to ensure that these contracts provide maximum value at the best cost to the taxpayers.

There are nearly 150,000 civilians in the acquisition workforce spanning 15 career fields, including engineering, ITprogram managementcontracting and business. Because of the diverse skillsets needed in the world of acquisition, knowledge from nearly all college majors can be applied to different careers in defense acquisition.

Are there paid summer internship opportunities available in defense acquisition?

Yes, now there are! On September 1st, the DoD launched the College Acquisition Internship Program for the summer of 2019. Students selected to participate will spend the summer working alongside acquisition workforce professionals at agencies such as Missile Defense Agency, Defense Contract Audit AgencyNaval Sea Systems Command and Defense Contract Management Agency in multiple locations across the U.S. During the internship, students will receive hands-on practical experience in analysis, research, report-writing, oral briefings, policy development, program analysis and acquisition-specific computer applications.

Not from one of the states with an Internship location? Not a problem! Unlike other internship programs, the DoD College Acquisition Internship Program offers a relocation stipend for eligible summer interns. Students who successfully complete all intern program requirements may also have the opportunity to convert to a full-time, permanent position upon graduation (which includes the awesome benefits associated with working for the federal government).

Define your future by applying for the DoD College Acquisition Internship Program today. Check out http://www.hci.mil/dodcareers/internship.html for more details!

Tuscaloosa YMCA

Marketing and Communications Intern

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Builds the community’s understanding of the YMCA’s cause and impact. Develops and implements effective marketing and communication strategies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create targeted marketing plans
  • Analyze existing marketing and target audiences. Establish goals and track results using analytics and other methods.
  • Develop marketing campaigns and create collateral in areas of interest (graphics, social media, video, etc.)
  • Maintain calendar of events and marketing timeline.
  • Assist with coordinating weekly radio spot and related topical marketing.
  • Work with the Director’s to create and distribute content daily.
  • Analyze and translate data from web analytics.
  • Keep up to date on latest social media trends.
  • Explore other social media outlets to expand the YMCA’s brand and help build a strong online community.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Pursuing or received a degree in related field.
  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills required
  • Strong passion for digital art
  • Self-motivated and able to take initiative.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suites preferred.

The internship is unpaid, however, you will receive a YMCA membership during your internship. You will also gain great experience working in the non-profit sector with one of the largest non-profit organizations in the nation.

 

If you are interested, please submit your resume to:

Shane Reeves, Membership Director, YMCA of Tuscaloosa

Email: sreeves@ymcatusc.org

Phone: (205) 345-9622

 

Ketchum

Ketchum is looking for a paid communications fellowship. The application will go live on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 12:01 am EST.

Ketchum’s gasified application process gives us a tool to hire candidates based on their potential versus what they have already had the opportunity to do. While past internships are still beneficial, raw talent and creative problem solving skills are essential as well! Applicants will answer fictitious client challenges that will measure their creative, digital, writing and general PR skills. All responses will then be posted and applicants and Ketchum moderators can vote and comment on all posts. Top applicants will be chosen to proceed to the interview stage based on the points they earn.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong writing capabilities
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Awareness of current trends
  • Impeccable multitasking
  • Interest in digital
  • Savvy with social media
  • Strong work ethic
  • Willing to go above and beyond

The application closes January 27, 2019 at 9:00 pm EST. This opportunity is only available to students expected to complete their undergraduate or graduate degrees in 2019 and 2020.

Visit www.ketchum.com/careers for more information.

Orlando Magic Communications Intern

Assist communications department with duties that pertain to all media relations functions for the Orlando Magic.

Reports To: Communications Manager

 

GAME/EVENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Game night responsibilities: Yes
  • Approximate number of games worked per season: ALL HOME GAMES
  • Event night responsibilities: No
  • Approximate number of events worked per season: None

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with game day/night operations, including preparing media credentials and setting up all media operations areas and distributing statistics, among other responsibilities.
  • Assist with the production of the media guide and other department materials.
  • Participate in planning, setting up and controlling all aspects of press conferences.
  • Prepare and deliver advance packets to the team hotel the day prior to all games (including weekends).
  • Attend community relations and other events as needed as the public relations representative.
  • Write press releases as needed and follow through with the editing/distribution process.
  • Responsible for keeping and updating team statistics during NBA season.
  • Assist with compilation of news clippings from local, national and international news media & the Internet.
  • Assist with the game-day program by writing articles and feature stories.
  • Office/administration duties, including data entry, answering phones, copying, filing and faxing, moving boxes.
  • Makes decisions with little or no choice as to the methods and procedures used in achieving results.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Junior, Senior or graduate-level students or recent college graduates (up to 18 months) required.
  • Sports management, public relations, communications and journalism or related majors preferred.
  • Basketball knowledge required.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills required.
  • Previous SID experience preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Word and other related computer skills required.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on AP writing skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects and support multiple high level executive positions.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative.
  • Ability to take direction without follow up.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others for whom you have no direct supervisory authority.
  • Strong teamwork and team synergy skills required.
  • Excellent ability to establish rapport with others and ability to build strong interpersonal relationships.
  • Exhibit good judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights and weekends and be on-call as necessary.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule based on the changing priorities of the department.

 

To apply, visit this link. Position closes 9/21/18.

Orlando Magic Graphic Designer

To serve as an in-house Graphic Designer for the Orlando Magic servicing internal and external creative needs and providing consistently legendary and innovative designs that enhance the brand, support organizational goals, and position the team as an industry leader.

Reports To: Assistant Director of Graphic Production

Indirectly Reports To: Director, Live Entertainment & Production

 

GAME/EVENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Game night responsibilities: Yes
  • Approximate number of games worked per season: 1-20
  • Event night responsibilities: Yes
  • Approximate number of events worked per season: 1-20

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop visually compelling marketing campaigns that support organizational goals, creating designs and new creative for the Orlando Magic that enhance and elevate the brand’s level of excellence.
  • Seek, understand, prioritize and translate client input into strategic creative solutions that meet the client’s marketing and communications objectives.
  • Design and layout a wide variety of materials including but not limited to:
  • Traditional and digital billboards
  • Brochures
  • Direct mail
  • Logos
  • Digital Signage
  • Social Media
  • Collaborate and contribute to the creative development process as a member of the Graphic Production team, consistently partnering with other creative areas of the organization and working with external agencies as applicable.
  • Ensure quality control, including proofing, reviewing, and evaluating creative output.
  • Assist Assistant Director of Graphic Production with the evaluation of and assignment of departmental work projects. Help determine scope of projects and assist with the designation of staff resources based on daily work flow.
  • Work with the Assistant Director of Graphic Production to serve as point of contact with external vendors such as printers, designers, sign companies, newspapers, etc. in relation to the production quality and delivery of creative projects.
  • Work with Digital Content Coordinator to organize and maintain creative assets for use within the organization. Support organizational file management procedures and organize projects and assets for long-term archival.
  • Anticipate production challenges and troubleshoot any potential negative outcomes.
  • Adhere to company brand, campaign and platform guidelines when designing.
  • Design and distribute art for Amway Center exterior displays as assigned by the Assistant Director of Graphic Production including content for Orlando Magic Marketing, Corporate Partnerships and Orlando Venues.
  • Maintain working knowledge of social media trends and participate in ideation, strategic planning and creation of social media content for all Orlando Magic social platforms.
  • Complete text, layout or graphic changes to other department’s projects.
  • Assist with art approvals, printing, art uploads, delivery, etc.
  • Prepare files for printer and deliver according to system specifications.
  • Represent the Graphic Production team and the Marketing department to others with integrity, courage and a spirit of teamwork.
  • Articulate and support creative needs for media day and photo shoots.
  • Assist in brainstorming and providing feedback to creative teams as requested.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects according to deadlines.
  • Assure that internal client presentations are on time, professional, engaging, persuasive and supported by a sound design rationale.
  • Serve as mentor to departmental intern. Provide creative direction, input and feedback on daily intern assignments. Provide organizational knowledge in terms of job process and internal client relationships. Provide technical support for hardware and software requirements.
  • Set high standards for themselves and their work; hold themselves and their teammates to that same high standard.
  • Engage in continued design and technology education and online training.
  • Provide additional organization support by participation of external initiatives including, but not limited to, assigned Innovation Lab projects, Creative Spark, and Fun Addicts.
  • Makes decisions while working within the limits of standard practice
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Ability to stand on feet and walk for 3+ hours per game

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate degree in Graphic Design or graphics related field or equivalent experience required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator experience in an OS X environment required
  • Proficient knowledge of pre-press, print production and proper file set up for outsource production
  • Knowledge of still photography and an eye for photographic shots that will convey necessary messages of the design
  • Preferred candidate would have experience or knowledge of motion graphic content creation (Adobe After Effects, Adobe Flash and/or HTML5)
  • Experience integrating 3D artwork into traditional print design
  • Professional sports experience and/or NBA knowledge strongly preferred
  • Experience designing for non-traditional sign sizes
  • Understanding a broad range of file formats and how they relate to LED displays such as electronic billboards and fascia displays
  • Ability to interact professionally and confidentially with all levels of ownership/family management and staff required
  • Excellent design skills and creativity
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other related computer skills required.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on business writing skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects and support multiple high level executive positions
  • Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative
  • Ability to take direction without follow up
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others whom you have no direct authority over
  • Strong teamwork and team synergy skills required
  • Excellent ability to establish rapport with others and ability to build strong interpersonal relationships
  • Exhibit good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights and weekends and be on-call as necessary

 

To apply, visit this link. Position closes on 9/21/18.