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.

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.

Habitat for Humanity of Tuscaloosa (HFHT) offers an internship for a PR student which will give the student experience in advertising, fundraising, writing press releases, creating flyers, promoting special events, and social media. Additionally, HFHT will make every effort to assist the student in “rounding out” his/her portfolio. This internship is unpaid, and the intern would begin immediately. HFHT is located at 1120 35th St, Suite B, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • PR majors in their junior or senior year, or in graduate school
  • Expected to work 5-10 hours per week during normal business hours

 

To apply, please email your resume to ellen@habitattuscaloosa.org by 10/1/18. The internship end date is 12/01/18.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the director of Education, Marketing & Communications with weekly and daily tasks related to articles
  • Write articles related to commercial and residential real estate as well as other sectors related to real estate

REQUIREMENTS

  • Basic knowledge of AP style
  • Self-motivated
  • Function well with deadlines
  • Know how to communicate effectively with stakeholders across the industry
  • Know or be able to adapt to real estate subject matter
  • Journalism experience a plus

 

This is a paid internship. Applications are open. Email resume to cmoman@culverhouse.ua.edu to apply.

GirlSpring, a 501©(3) non-profit with a mission of empowering girls, is looking for interns to write/blog/vlog for our website, www.girlspring.com, an online community for girls ages 13-18. This is an unpaid internship, 15 hours/week, and is a great opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing website for girls. Girlspring.com offers a safe environment for girls to address pretty much any topic that a girl might encounter during the teen years!

Interns 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. Most corresponding will be done on the phone or through email, however some help may be needed at weekend and evening events.

TOPICS TO BE ADDRESSED:

  • Things to do in Birmingham, especially relating to girls and women’s rights
  • DIY
  • Fitness
  • Food
  • Lifestyle
  • Fashion
  • Interviews with high profile/super cool girls and women (written and video)

**Keep in mind that while we want to address all of these topics, we ARE a girl empowerment website, and we embrace thinking outside the box!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute 2-3 blog posts, videos, and/or quizzes per week
  • Able to bring new, engaging, and exciting content
  • Follow social media calendar
  • Help spread blog posts on all social media platforms, in conjunction with our social media strategist.
  • Submit blogging ideas based on current trends
  • Respond to other blogs
  • Engage with readers
  • Engage in social media comments in real time
  • Monitor competitors and report (following the news / websites)
  • Blogger and brand outreach
  • Able to attend certain events including some weekends and evenings

REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently enrolled in college or university program
  • 1+ years of blogging experience, or excellent writing skills
  • Reliable and professional
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Own a computer (writing will be done from home)
  • Photography skills a plus
  • A plus if you know how to use Photoshop, WordPress, Google Docs
  • Social media savvy

Spring Application Deadline September 15 

Interested applicants should email Kristen@girlspring.com with a short essay, 250 words or less explaining why you think you would be a good fit for this internship. Please include a link or references to blogs you have written.

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 and be better contributors to society. GirlSpring’s main program platform is it’s online community for girls (website) www.girlspring.com.

The Social Media Intern will be tasked with increase visitation and engagement to www.girlspring.com, Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook. 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.

The Social Media Intern will have the opportunity to learn how to create and implement online marketing and engagement campaigns. This will include learning about new strategies, tactics and tools in the process of working with a fast moving team and highly dedicated team of GirlSpring staff. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with expertise in Instagram, and will be expected to develop creative and innovative ways to grow GirlSpring’s social media audience and the audience for www.girlspring.com.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Grow GirlSpring’s presence on online social networking sites (primarily Instagram, but also some pinterest and FB) by starting conversations online and nurturing online visitors into deeper levels of engagement on www.girlspring.com. An expected outcome will be higher numbers of “likes” or “friends” and ultimately increased traffic on girlspring.com
  • Develop relationships with relevant bloggers, providing them with information about GirlSpring and its offerings for girls.
  • Hours: Part-time/flexible (10-15 hours per week average)
  • Unpaid, but course credit may be available
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be enrolled in a two-year or four-year college
  • Must be experienced with Instagram primarily, but also Pinterest and FB
  • Must have a passion for girls and women’s rights.
  • Must be an outgoing, personable, and articulate networker and self-starter.
  • Must be comfortable working in an environment where creativity is encouraged.
  • Must be web savvy and enjoy keeping up with new content-sharing technologies online.
  • Experience on previous online outreach desirable.
  • Experience using graphics programs such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator desirable.

To apply: Send us an essay, 250-500 words,  (jpeg, word, or pdf) explaining why you are interested in this internship and 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

Deadline to Apply for the Fall Semester is September 15
Telecommuting is an available option for this internship.

Tuscaloosa Chevrolet Digital Marketing Internship

Tuscaloosa Chevrolet is looking for three, digital marketing interns (preferably sophomores, juniors or rising seniors) for the 2018-19 academic year for a paid internship ($8.50/hr).

If you are interested, please send your resume and a copy of your class schedule via email to  katie@tuscaloosachevrolet.com by Friday, September 7 before 4 p.m.

UA Press

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. If a student continues on for another semester, there is a possibility of payment. The starting date preferred is early September.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.
  • Assist in the activities of other departments of the press, including Manuscript Editorial, Copyright and Permissions, and Sales and Marketing.

 

Please email a resume and a letter of interest to Wendi at wschnaufer@uapress.ua.edu.

KC Projects PR

One of Birmingham’s best boutique public relations firms is still accepting applications for Fall 2018 internships.

We are looking for candidates who are extremely organized, motivated, and hard-working. Candidates must have great interpersonal skills and be able to adapt to a fast paced environment. We appreciate a passion for presentation, social media and creativity. Applicants should have a college-level understanding of communications and the desire to learn more about the PR industry. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting with general daily administrative duties
  • Relationship building and networking with colleagues, clients, and the media
  • Working as part of an account team to implement media plans
  • Creating media lists
  • Researching and writing press releases
  • Tracking print, broadcast, and new media for ideas and coverage
  • Assisting in the strategic development of PR plans for all clients
  • Preparing and updating press kits, including bios, fact sheets, menus, recipes, press clips, and photos
  • Image resizing, cropping and minor editing
  • Scanning and archiving editorial placements
  • Social media content creation
  • Creating and maintaining content schedules

*Interns are needed 2-3 days per week. Hours are flexible; however, interns must be available a minimum of 15 hours per week. Internship is unpaid.

Please send resume to: info@kcprojects.net

Runner Marketing Associate

JoyRun is a Silicon Valley startup backed by the original investors in Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb. We have hundreds of interns nationwide and we’re looking for more students that are eager to join our team! Be at the forefront of building a business!

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Commit 8-10hrs/week & choose your schedule.
  • Earn money doing runs with opportunities for bonuses.
  • Foster relationships with in-app communities (Runner’s Club & Brand Champions).
  • Execute marketing campaigns and promotions with local business partners.
  • Monitor key metrics and goals on a real-time basis.
  • Opportunity to grow into bigger roles!

 

To apply for this posting, click here.

 

The Sox Stop is an apparel company specializing in the art of custom socks and partnering with teams, schools and professional athletes to create business relationships with sponsored apparel. Under the direction of the staff, the intern(s) will learn valuable lessons and skills in the form of creative design, marketing and advertising, communication, and writing to help in their field of degree. There are 3 unpaid intern positions available. 2 interns will focus on advertising, marketing and communication, and 1 intern will specialize in graphic design.

Location of Internship: Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Start Date: September 3, 2018
End Date: December 14, 2018

Advertising, marketing and communication interns.
Preferred skills and daily tasks include:

  • Experience with photography
  • Experience with apps such as Facebook, Instagram, and snapchat
  • Assist in creating social media images
  • Assist in marketing product through aforementioned apps
  • Assist in maintaining social media pages
  • Brainstorm and present creative business ideas
  • Assist in website SEO and online presence
  • Designing writing materials for media outreach

Graphic design intern.
Preferred skills and daily tasks include:

  • Experience with graphic design programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Experience with digital media
  • Love of creating art and inspiring others
  • Tasked with creating weekly designs and learning from our artist
  • Tasked to help create digital media posts created by graphic art from illustrator and Photoshop

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Travis Bligh. Reference “Internship Application” and which position you are applying for, i.e. Advertising, Marketing and Communication, or Graphic Design). Applications will be viewed daily and will be accepted throughout the semester until positions filled.

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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: