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.

The University of Alabama Education Abroad office is partnering with Global Academic Ventures (GAV) to offer 8-week Global Virtual Internship internships this summer with companies located in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand, Japan and Ireland.

They are hosting a Zoom Lunch-n-Learn for you to learn more on March 11 at 12:30 p.m. To attend the Lunch-n-Learn, visit the following link at that time: https://uasystem.zoom.us/j/99536749685

Program includes: 

  • Placement with a professional company
  • 3 professional development sessions
  • 24/7 GAV student support
  • 15 hrs per week

Areas of internship placement: 

  • Marketing, Digital Outreach, Communications, Sales, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Data Analytics
  • Finance
  • international Business
  • Human Resources and Organizational Behavior
  • Supply Chain, Supply Sourcing and Procurement
  • Non-Profit Administration

Cost: The cost of the internship is $420 but will be reduced to $200 with an EA grant completed application.

Position Summary: We are looking for a student worker who is excited to tackle projects in a variety of areas such as public relations, marketing and communications.  Whether it is preparing and scheduling social media posts, filming and editing short videos, writing stories for our newsletter, or researching ways to engage with our alums, our student worker will be fully integrated into the Communications team.

What We Are Looking For, Specifically: We need applicants with excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong self-motivation and self-direction, organizational skills, flexibility to work on a variety of projects for a variety of people, and ability to adapt to changing tasks quickly.

Work Schedule: We are looking for someone who is available during the spring 2021 semester.  If the student will not graduate at the end of the spring 2021 semester, we have the potential to continue employment in subsequent semesters. We will coordinate with our student worker to set a schedule of no more than 15 hours of work per week.  We can also discuss with our student worker the possibility of working remotely.
Pay: Our student worker position pays $9 per hour for undergraduate students and $10 per hour for graduate students.
Interested students should apply online at the job posting here.

Account Management Intern

PLEASE NOTE: This will be a virtual internship. You will be supplied with the necessary technology (i.e. a laptop). There will be no live, in-person interaction.
Summary:
The intern will be assigned to an account management team and will assist them with various day-to-day activities relating to their account. Some of the responsibilities assigned to interns are as follows:
Job Description: (Account Management)
  • Manage internal and client documents including daily reports, status, etc.
  • Provide support to the account team
  • Execute administrative tasks like electronic filing, setting up conference calls, meeting note taking, etc
  • Assist in the day-to-day management of collateral projects and miscellaneous campaigns for multiple brands.
  • Initiate the opening of new jobs, create action forms to facilitate communication among Account Management and other departments
  • Assist in the distribution and delivery of ads/marketing materials
  • Seek and analyze competitor marketing and sales materials both online and offline (including social)
  • Seek and analyze industry trends
  • Build knowledge of BBDO internal process
  • Participate in any agency-wide intern projects
  • Other tasks as assigned
Qualifications Needed:
The position requires interaction with multiple departments and often senior-level executives within the agency, so great communication skills are required. Must be extremely organized, able to multi-task and willing to take ownership of projects. Social media interest and/or experience preferred. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
Comments:
Must be able to multi-task successfully and take ownership of assignments with confidence. Follow through and attention to detail is critical. Must also be a team player with a positive attitude.
Additional Information:
Minimum wage
Duration: 15 weeks
Working hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30-5:30 (may work only a maximum of 40 hours per week)

Founded in 1970, STYLE Advertising is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm located in Birmingham, Ala., and remains the oldest agency in Alabama still operating under the same name for more than 40 years. We seek to inspire, spark conversations and tell client stories. Want to join us? Internship positions with our public relations and social media department are available for recent graduates or current students of public relations, marketing or communication programs for Spring 2021. Internships last January to May 2021.

STYLE’s ideal intern is professional, innovative and a self-starter with a strong attention to detail, problem-solving skills, creativity, ambition and a strong work ethic. An interest in public relations and social media is a must, along with strong writing skills and knowledge of our favorite language – AP style. (Oxford comma lovers need not apply.) An understanding of and experience with social media outlets and management systems such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest and the role it can play in a business’ marketing strategy is key.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Assist agency public relations director, public relations coordinators and other staff in day-to-day tasks for clients

· Draft and distribute press releases

· Participate in client and staff meetings

· Contribute public relations and social media ideas for new business proposals and plans

· Update and maintain agency and client social media channels

· Perform clerical and administrative duties

· Compile and maintain media contact lists

· Write and edit copy for newsletters, blogs and brochures

· Coordinate with media as assigned, in development of appropriate news stories

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

· Ability to execute multifaceted tasks

· Ability to exercise independent judgment

· Live in or near the Birmingham area and have own form of transportation

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter, along with links to personal social media profiles (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr or a blog) and 1-3 writing samples, to Emily Whitmire at emily@styleadvertising.com. Article and press release samples from class projects or assignments are great!

IZEA was built to connect the world’s top brands with influential content creators and publishers to enable influencer marketing and content production at scale. With over 500,000 Creators reaching over 3 billion fans and followers around the globe, IZEA is unmatched in its industry experience, network diversity, and technology ecosystem. A career at IZEA offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast-growing organization!

https://app.joinhandshake.com/employers/19086

Malone Media Group is a traditional and digital advertising agency based in Houston, Texas. We are seeking remote Social Media Interns to join our Social/Content team. We are looking for those interested in the digital/social advertising space or wanting to gain ad agency experience in general.
Some responsibilities include:

  • Drafting original and unique daily social content
  • Managing social ads/budgets
  • Researching trends and new content opportunities
  • Analyzing engagement metrics and putting together social reports
  • Brainstorm new social campaign ideas
  • And more!

This opportunity is unpaid and flexible, requiring 10-20 hrs/week. Must be a college junior, senior or post-grad with Marketing/Communications or related major. Strong grammar/proofreading skills and knowledge of all social platforms (FB, Twitter, IG, Pinterest, LinkedIn, etc.) is required. Experience with Google Drive and SproutSocial/Hootsuite is a plus.

 

If you are interested, please email your resume to socialsquad@malonemediagroup.com.

Title: Communication and Social Media Intern

Department: Communication Studies

Internship Description: The Communication and Social Media intern implements all communication and messages that are shared on major social media sites by the Department of Communication Studies at The University of Alabama. The intern will be responsible for creating and managing weekly content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media sites. Generating content may include writing feature stories about faculty teaching and research, graduate student research, and/or undergraduate student research. Generating content may also include collecting and/or reposting messages and photos from conferences and other departmental events.

Qualifications: The Communication and Social Media intern must be an undergraduate student who is junior level or higher majoring in communication studies, advertising, public relations, journalism and creative media, marketing, or a related field. Applicant must have knowledge in social media content, writing for the public, and AP writing style. Knowledge of internet content management systems is preferred. Experience in the areas of event planning, social media, graphic design, photography, and/or marketing is ideal.

In addition to providing the intern with valuable experience and a professional portfolio, this opportunity provides the possibility of earning academic credit. If the intern is a major in Communication Studies, he or she is eligible to apply for 3 hours of credit in COM 490 Field Experience in Communication Studies. If the intern is not a major in Communication Studies, he or she is eligible to apply for 3 hours of credit in the internship course sponsored by his or her academic major. The intern does not have to earn academic credit in order to participate in this internship.

Start Date: January 9, 2021.

Contact: Interested applicants should send a resume with cover letter to Dr. Heather Carmack, Department of Communication Studies, at hjcarmack@ua.edu.

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: