This webpage serves as a resource for C&IS students to search for internships in communication and media. The job postings are intended for all undergraduate majors and are for internships located in the state, region and internationally. No representations are made about the job postings included on this site. Advertisement of these job postings should not be interpreted as an endorsement or otherwise encouragement for students to apply for positions. Students bear the burden of researching all employers, and terms of employment, before responding to the job postings.

Description
An intern for Family Counseling Service is eager to learn about the communications field while using their skill sets to better the nonprofit. The intern will assist the Executive Director and publicity committee of the board of directors in their communications efforts. Tasks might include content creation, social media monitoring, publicity brainstorming, and more. This is a great opportunity for students to get hands-on experience in a nonprofit setting!

Qualifications
● Junior or Senior in Advertising/PR or similar field
● Motivated, organized, and eager to help
● Graphic design skills are an added bonus
● Website management and editing is an added bonus

Schedule and Compensation
● Average 4 hours per week
● Scheduling will be set, once the intern is selected, based on their class schedule and the needs of the organization
● Internships are unpaid

Contact
● Interested students should email their resume to Board President, Ryn Miller, ryndmiller@gmail.com.

Family Counseling Service is a United Way funded agency. In addition to specialized programs that focus on domestic violence, anger management and co-parenting through divorce, FCS offers counseling services to the community of West Alabama for depression, grief, anxiety and more. Our hope is to break the stigma around mental health and for people to see the benefits counseling can bring through a life crisis or day to day life challenges.

The Alabama Water Institute is looking to hire 1-2 graduate students or junior/senior level undergraduate students to help with our communication needs for Spring 2020. AWI has a wide variety of communication programs including: newsletters, spotlight articles, Social Media accounts, Podcast series, a YouTube channel and much more.  We are specifically looking for a student that can work hourly up to 20 hours per week. The student is supposed to work primarily on our Spotlight articles. Interested students can email their CV and a writing sample to ebrock@cpt.ua.edu.

 

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville will be hosting summer internships for undergraduate and master’s level graduate students this summer.  The BioTrain Internship program is in its 12th year of placing students in engaging experiences in a wide variety of positions across the Institute and our associated companies. This unique internship program accepts 20 – 30 interns each summer for a nine-week session that includes a week of Biotech Boot Camp and weekly professional development seminars in addition to eight weeks of employment for students.   
We are looking for qualified applicants with all levels of experience that are interested in the following areas:
  • computer programming
  • data analysis
  • business and economic development
  • marketing and communications
  • science education
  • biochemistry
  • bioinformatics
  • computational chemistry
All position descriptions can be found at https://hudsonalpha.org/biotrain/biotrain-summer-positions/

Students who attend a college or university in the state of Alabama or have a permanent address in Alabama and attend college elsewhere are eligible to apply.  Online applications will be open January 15 – February 15, 2020.  Students will need a resume, a personal statement and two letters of recommendation. The 2020 BioTrain Internship session will be held June 1 – July 31st.

BioTrain Internship website:  
http://hudsonalpha.org/biotrain 

22squared’s internship program has opened applications for positions in their Atlanta and Tampa offices. The program runs between June 8 and July 31. For more information or to apply, please click here.

Burson, Cohn & Wolfe’s HAROLD Internship Program is one of the most advanced trainings of its kind for graduates looking to push their critical thinking and know-how to the limit during an exhilarating 10-week experience. During this paid internship, students work alongside top professionals in the field, participating in everything from strategy discussions to creative sessions for developing programs to capture national news, shape public opinion and spark community engagement.

The HAROLD Internship Program culminates in a real-world client challenge where interns research, design and present a campaign to the agency’s senior management, and receive feedback, tips and insights that would ordinarily take years to obtain. The summer internship program offers an invaluable career-development experience that can often lead to an employment opportunity with BCW after graduation. So…are you ready for the HAROLD Internship Program?

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, February 7, 2020 at 11:59 pm PST

For more information about the HAROLD Program offering click here. To apply, click here.

Requirements

  • Must be a rising senior, recent 2020 graduate, or current graduate student
  • Strong research, written and verbal communication skills

The Slingshot Internship is an opportunity to gain real experience with real clients in a real agency. In our summer program you will participate in every aspect of a campaign from client interest to execution. This 10-week program in our Dallas office is similar to an entry-level position at the agency, but with a little more learning and guidance. You will even have a mentor to offer nuggets of wisdom and insight along the way. And to answer the question you’re afraid to ask, yes, the internship is paid.
 
Summer Internships may be offered in the following areas:
 
·       Account Management
·       Account Planning (Strategy & Insights)
·       Media Planning
·       Social Media
·       Production (Producer)
·       Video Editing
·       Art Direction
·       Copywriting
·       Graphic Design
·       Accounting
 
The internship runs from early June – early August. We accept applications year round, but we highly encourage all applicants for the summer program to get their applications in before March 1st. Interviews for the summer program begin in January.
 
Perks include:
 
·       Beer cart Thursdays for 21+
·       Office closes at 2pm on Summer Fridays
·       No cubicle!
·       No suits!
·       Free parking or DART pass
 
To learn more, visit our intern website at http://slingterns.com or apply directly at http://bit.ly/slingtern.

Congressman Bradley Byrne’s campaign for U.S. Senate is accepting applications for Spring internships!
Position Title:  Campaign Intern/Field Rep
Contact Email:  ryan@bradleybyrne.com
 
Position Description:
Interns will work closely with campaign staff members including Field Director, Campaign Manager, Digital Director and Press Secretary. Interns will work with campaign staff to create and implement strategy as well as meet voter-contact goals. Interns are encouraged to participate in grassroots activism and use of their own strategies and ideas. This internship facilitates a solid base for political careers and involvement. 
 
Internship activities vary but will include:
·       Performing office duties, such as organizing campaign materials and general staff support. 
·       Grassroots campaign activity participation and coordination, including door knocking, phone banking, and sign distribution. 
·       Representing the Congressman’s campaign at events across the state of Alabama.
·       Coordinating volunteers for grassroots efforts in their local and surrounding areas.
 
Deadline to submit is January 15th, 2020.
If interested submit resume, contact information, and availability to ryan@bradleybyrne.com

Ogilvy is looking for our next generation of leaders. We’re aiming to build a company of innovators. We’re looking for relentless curiosity and pervasive creativity. Your own curiosity has gotten you this far; now see if it can earn you a spot at Ogilvy.
 
Please note: The application deadline is February 1, 2020. You MUST apply through Ogilvy’s website to be considered. Please visit ogilvy.com/careers and search “Summer Internship Program”
 
The Summer Internship Program:
Summer interns will learn the marketing communications industry through real-world experience, supporting teams and client work. The program lasts 10 weeks, from June to August 2020. Summer interns have the opportunity to be placed in a variety of crafts, including but not limited to (subject to change and dependent on location):
  • Client Services
  • Strategy
  • Production
  • Consulting
  • Business Development
  • Data
  • Employee Experience
  • Experience Design
 
In addition to their daily responsibilities, summer interns participate in a training program and a team project and have the opportunity to focus on their development in partnership with the program management team.
 
The program is offered in the following five locations:
  • New York
  • Chicago
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Denver
  • California
 
Please note: For California, the exact city location will be discussed during the interview process. Options may include San Francisco, Los Angeles or Sacramento.
 
How to Apply:
To be considered for the program, you must submit the following:
  • Resume
  • Answers to the two prompts (maximum 500 words per prompt)
  • Two letters of reference (educational or professional)
 
Prompt 1: Write the intro summary of your life’s story that you’d find on the back of a book. 
 
Prompt 2: “Unless your advertising contains a big idea, it will pass like a ship in the night” – David Ogilvy. What big idea do you wish you’d come up with, and why?
 
Failure to submit any of these documents will result in your exclusion from consideration from the program.
 
Please note: You must upload your reference letters in the Candidate Profile section of your application. You will see an option to upload Cover Letter/Additional Documents. If you have any difficulties with this, please send your documents directly to universityrelations@ogilvy.com. Additionally if those writing your letters of reference prefer to submit the letter directly, please have them email it to universityrelations@ogilvy.com with your full name and application ID in the subject line.
 
Qualifications:
You must be a current junior or graduating senior in your undergraduate studies (graduating in Winter 2019/2020 or Spring 2020/2021) in order to be eligible to apply.

The College of Engineering is looking for an on-campus student writer for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year and beyond! This position will require students to write stories and press releases for the web and print. The student will also have the opportunity to make suggestions and edit social media posts and printed marketing materials. Good communication skills, a solid work ethic and an understanding of AP Style is necessary. Photography skills are a bonus but are not a requirement. Preference will be given to sophomore or junior applicants who can commit to working 15-20 hours a week with us until they graduate. 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume, cover letter and writing samples to liz.moore@ua.edu.

Are you socially savvy? Do you have a knack for writing engaging content? Do you have a wide interest in all things digital and how social media plays a role in telling a brand’s story? We have the internship for you!

Georgia Power is searching for a stellar storyteller! As a social media intern at Georgia Power, you’ll focus on social, but also be thinking through big picture communication plans by brainstorming campaigns, sharing your ideas, writing editorial calendars, scheduling content and reporting the results.

Qualifications include:

Currently enrolled juniors and seniors, or recent graduates seeking a communications degree
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Interest in developing social media strategies and knowledge of existing and emerging platforms
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
Must be able to contribute ideas in a creative atmosphere and collaborate with others

Assignments may include, but are not limited to:

Developing social campaigns, including planning, deployment, optimization and reporting
Working with a cross-functional team of communications professionals representing brand, marketing, internal and executive, crisis and media relations to bring campaigns to life
Drafting editorial calendars, follow review and approval process and schedule posts
Providing creative support, such as Instagram stories and event photography
Monitoring data visualizations and dashboards displayed in the social media center

Bonus points for:

Prior marketing/social media internship experience
Familiarity with Sprinklr or other social media management tools
Content creation skills: Adobe suite, photography or copy writing
Advanced understanding of Associated Press (AP) writing style guidelines

This paid, hourly internship position will take place at our social media center in downtown Atlanta. Those interested should send a brief introduction and resume to crmussen@southernco.com by Dec. 13, 2019.

UA Career Center - The UA Career Center partners with students as they explore possibilities, develop skills and connect with opportunities. Log on to Crimson Careers to review additional internships and full-time employment opportunities.

Industry Immersion - Consider an Industry Immersion trip to visit a city of interest and network with industry professionals over three days and four nights.

If you are seeking course credit for your internships, please contact the Internship Coordinator for your major to make these arrangements prior to the term in which your internship will begin: