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 Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum offers a wide variety of internships for college students seeking real-world learning experiences as part of their undergraduate or graduate studies. We currently offer internships in the following departments: Education, Marketing, Creative, Development, Digital and Library Collection, Public Relation, Studio B, Event Services, Guest Relation’s and Hatch Show Print. At this time, we are seeking applicants for our Spring 2020 internships.

Announcing Field Forward: Field Forward is an aspect of the internship program that seeks to increase equitable access to and participation in the Museum’s internships. Providing financial support to students in the form of stipends in three tracks. The goal of Field Forward is to engage diverse students with the Museum and the broader field; provide support to students who are unable to participate in unpaid internships; and encourage students majoring in museum-focused or museum-related fields to seek national-level experience via the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Field Forward tracks are: Person of Color, Aspiring Museum Professional and Financial Need.

Those interested in applying or looking for more information can visit our website at https://countrymusichalloffame.org/internships/, contact Rebecca Miller at rmiller@countrymusichalloffame.org or email internships@countrymusichalloffame.org.

For more information about the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum please visit is here.

Climate Change Communication Paid Internship in the Washington D.C. metro area, Summer 2020

Do you love the outdoors? Are you passionate about climate change activism? Do you want to work for the NPS and creatively explore those interests? If so, then this internship is the perfect fit for you! This position pays a minimum of $350 per week on biweekly pay schedule. 

Deadline: Friday, January 31st, 2020

 

Description 

This internship is a partnership between the National Park Service and George Mason University’s Center for Climate Change Communication. The National Park Service (NPS) works to protect and preserve America’s cultural and natural resources, presenting the opportunity to observe changes caused by global warming. The National Capital Region (NCR) of the NPS spans across areas of Virginia, Maryland, and Washington D.C. and is home to national monuments, battlefields, and diverse natural landscapes. George Mason University’s Center for Climate Change Communication (4C) researches climate change public engagement strategies. The partnership between NPS and 4C creates a unique platform to educate and engage park visitors with climate change impacts and solutions. 

Up to ten interns (including three multimedia interns) will have the opportunity to work with 4C, the NPS, park staff, and the NPS’s Urban Ecology Research Learning Alliance to develop climate change communication materials for National Capital Region Parks (greater Washington, D.C. area). In the past, the products developed during the internship have ranged from interpretive resources for park rangers to videos to digital and print brochures and maps.  

Summaries of previous year’s projects can be found at http://climatechangecommunication.org/internship_program/ 

 

Qualifications 

The 10-week internships are open to graduate students, exceptional rising junior and senior undergraduate students, or recent graduates. Ideal applicants will have a strong interest in National Parks and a positive attitude and interest in learning, thinking creatively, and working as a member of an interdisciplinary communication team. Previous interns have come from degrees in Biology, Climate Science, Communications, Environmental Studies, Journalism, Natural Resource Management, Psychology, Public Health, Sustainability, and Zoology. Applicants must be attending (or have just graduated from) a U.S. accredited college or university and must be legally allowed to work in the U.S. Interns may be required to pass a Federal government background check. 

Please indicate in your resume and cover letter your knowledge, skills, abilities, and interest in the following: 

● Translating scientific information for non-experts 

● Writing stories, narratives, and other interpretive materials to share information about natural and cultural resources 

● Public engagement, or campaign development  

● Interest in learning more about local climate impacts, NPS and environmental communication 

● Interdisciplinary collaboration, working with clients and meeting client needs, and articulate, professional demeanor 

● Experience with representing organizations on social media, such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter 

 

Expectations include: 

● Strong experience or interest in science, natural resources, or cultural communication 

● Ability to develop communication materials in a 10-week period and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously 

● Strong creativity skills and ability to generate new ideas 

● Proven ability to develop effective communication products with minimal editing; strong attention to detail 

● Excellent written and oral communication skills 

● Familiarity with cloud-based computing, collaborative document editing, and diligence in updating task lists on productivity software 

● Ability to self direct work 

 

Dates, Duration, and Location 

Internships are full time (40 hours per week) for ten weeks, running from Monday, June 1st through Friday, August 7th. All work will take place in the Washington, DC metro area. Housing is not provided. Having a personal vehicle is ideal for traveling to National Parks, but not required, as interns are strongly encouraged to carpool to park sites. 

   

How to Apply 

Applicants should submit the following materials (combined as ONE PDF file with applicant’s name as the file name) to nps4c@gmu.edu with “NPS4C – [Applicant Name]” as the subject line: 

(1) Resume or CV 

(2) Undergraduate and/or graduate transcript (unofficial is acceptable) 

(3) A one page cover letter discussing your specific interest in the internship and highlighting your qualifications. 

(4) A one page writing sample on any topic (can be an excerpt from previous work including class papers or projects)

(5) At least two references with: 

        a) name, 

        b) contact information (email & phone number), and 

        c) nature of the relationship (e.g., professor, employer)  

*Letters of recommendation are not required

Please Note: Only COMPLETE applications will be reviewed. Inquiries regarding this internship may be directed to nps4c@gmu.edu. 

 

Diversity 

The NPS and 4C seek a diverse cohort of interns. Applicants with diverse backgrounds from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. 

The Northern Texas PGA is seeking quality students to take part in our 13-week media internship program for the spring of 2020. We will hire approximately two media interns to assist with the Northern Texas PGA Section, Junior Tour and Foundation’s communications and media relation activities from January to mid-May. Experience or knowledge of golf is not a requirement to be eligible for a position, but is a positive. This position is Dallas-based, and the hired applicants will need to relocate to the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex for the spring months (January – May) if they do not already reside in the Metroplex.
 
We will begin accepting applications immediately and continue to do so until Friday, November 8, 2019, or until the positions are filled. This application, along with additional information and other internship positions, can also be found HERE
 

The DCH Foundation is looking for a motivated undergraduate or graduate student to serve as an Events/Hospitality intern:

  • Assisting with event planning, design, and production within time limits
  • Working with clients to identify their needs and ensure customer satisfaction
  • Assisting the Special Event Manager with organizing facilities and details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material, etc.
  • Assist with budgeting, research, & proofing for events
  • Processing donation and silent auction items
  • Handling customer service inquiries, problems, and maintenance
  • Assisting the Special Events Manager with vendors to include organization, fielding questions, and vendor coordination
  • Helping to develop the operations timeline
  • Assist the Special Events Manager onsite with preparation and execution
  • Onsite logistics, setup, & tear down
  • Maintaining all silent and live auction inventory

 

Skills Needed:

  • Technical Skills- Word, Excel, etc
  • Good organization skills
  • Commitment to purpose of organization
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Positive attitude
  • Dependable and punctual team player
  • Ability to work with the public in a professional manner

 

Skills Gained Include:

  • Learning about how a non-profit secures funding
  • Provide an inside look at the day to day operations of a non-profit as well as the strategic decision making inherent in the responsibilities of a Director of Development
  • Making connections with business leaders in the community
  • Increasing communication skills- written and oral

 

This is an unpaid intern position that will require students to work a minimum of 15 to 20 hours per week. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply! To apply for this internship, please email your resume to brandtlapish@gmail.com.

The DCH Foundation is looking for a motivated undergraduate or graduate student to serve as a Development/PR/Marketing intern:

  • Working with the Director of Development, assisting with fundraising, analyzing, and strategic plans
  • Assisting with planning and implementation of fundraising events
  • Examples of marketing, fundraising, and event planning duties are researching donor prospects and granting organizations, attending strategic meetings, helping to plan benefits, and distributing marketing materials.
  • Communication tools- emails, newsletters, community presentations
  • Assisting with community outreach, including building relationships with professionals, updating the client information and referral database, and presentations within the community
  • Responsible for monitoring all forms of media, drafting press releases and other materials, assisting in event preparation, help create content for print and digital outlets, and maintaining positive brand awareness
  • Must possess strong knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape, including various social media websites
  • Responsible for monitoring and posting on social media networks, online outreach and promotion, and website and social media optimization

 

Skills Needed:

  • Technical Skills- Word, Excel, etc
  • Good organization skills
  • Commitment to purpose of organization
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Positive attitude
  • Dependable and punctual team player
  • Ability to work with the public in a professional manner

 

Skills Gained Include:

  • Learning about how a non-profit secures funding
  • Provide an inside look at the day to day operations of a non-profit as well as the
    strategic decision making inherent in the responsibilities of a Director of Development
  • Making connections with business leaders in the community
  • Increasing communication skills- written and oral

 

This is an unpaid intern position that will require students to work a minimum of 15 to 20 hours per week. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply! To apply for this internship, please email your resume to: brandtlapish@gmail.com.

Hudson-Poole is looking for a student to handle the company’s social media needs. Hours are flexible, but students should expect to work around 15-20 hours depending upon their schedule. Pay will be $10-12 per hour.

Internship Information:
Location of Internship   Hudson-Poole Jewelers
Internship Start Date   9/2019
Internship End Date   12/2019

To apply for this position, please call 205-752-5525.

Melvani Inc is seeking a student in the marketing field who has a strong background in social media skills to promote their brand. The job components will include photography for Instagram, Facebook and their website. Retail sales experience would be desired experience for this position.

Required skills:

  • Photography
  • Social media
  • Creativity
  • Retail experience
  • Sales experience

To apply for this internship, call 205-750-2332 by May 30, 2019.

Infor GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN
NEW YORK, NY
Who We Are
Infor is a global company that provides enterprise software products for every aspect of business. We build complete industry suites in the cloud and efficiently deploy technology that puts the user experience first, leverages data science, and integrates easily with your existing systems. With 17,000 employees and over 68,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress.
The Marketing Creative team at Infor is a collaborative team of designers, information architects, online experts, project managers, writers, and filmmakers who are building, maintaining, expanding and uplifting the Infor brand to increase Infor’s corporate awareness around the world.
 
About This Job
As the Design Intern, you will work on the Marketing Creative team to design, produce, and bring the Infor story to life. Candidates must be exceedingly proactive, full of energy, and eager to thrive in a creative environment.
The ideal candidate has the tenacity to dive into any project, small or large, has a passion for brand consistency, and is excited at the opportunity to help us tell our story. A strong work ethic, flexibility, and the ability to take a step back and have fun are necessary for this role.
The type of person who soars at Infor:
•    Works independently but loves being part of a team
•    Has good presentation and communication skills
•    Has an understanding of both the start-up and corporate environments
•    Feels a creative calling to be part of something historic
Sound like you? Read on…
What You’ll Do
•    Assist in the design and production of corporate collateral—ranging from email banners to event graphics
•    Resize/reformat an array of digital deliverables to be used online and across the globe
•    Assist in crafting high end powerpoint presentations
•    Turn raw data and abstract concepts into beautiful, compelling PowerPoint presentations
•    Wow us with your ability to “choose the perfect image”
•    Take direction and run with it, accept feedback graciously… and then run with it again
Skills You Possess
•    Junior/senior actively enrolled in a BA or BFA degree in marketing communication, design, or related field required
•    Exceptional production skills, file management, and organization
•    Proficiency in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and PowerPoint
•    HTML5 design, animation, coding experience is a MAJOR plus
•    An incredible eye for color, composition, photography, and typography
•    Exceptional time management skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
•    Collaborate well with others, be super fun, and inspire creativity
 To be considered, all applicants must submit:
•    Updated Resume (save file as: Last Name_First Name.pdf), include GPA & expected graduation date
•    Cover Letter (save file as: Last Name_First Name_Cover.pdf)
•    Contact Information (Name, Telephone, Preferred Email)
•    Portfolio and/or any additional work examples as listed under requirements
If you are interested in applying for this position, please follow this link: http://tinyurl.com/y7ac6hzl

Infor VIDEO PRODUCTION INTERN
NEW YORK, NY
Infor is a global company that provides enterprise software products for every aspect of business. We build complete industry suites in the cloud and efficiently deploy technology that puts the user experience first, leverages data science, and integrates easily with your existing systems. With 17,000 employees and over 68,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress.
The Marketing Creative team at Infor is a collaborative team of designers, information architects, online experts, project managers, writers, and filmmakers who are building, maintaining, expanding and uplifting the Infor brand to increase Infor’s corporate awareness around the world.
JOB DESCRIPTION:
The opportunity is ideal for a young filmmaker or motion graphics artist aiming to refine their craft while learning new skills and getting insight into the inner workings of an internal creative agency. The Video Production Intern will work closely with video professionals (creative director, cinematographers/editors, animator, studio manager, production manager, screenwriter) to assist in the creation a variety of video content. The candidate should expect to specialize in the area of expertise most closely related to their current training—either cinematography/editing, or animation/motion graphics—with flexibility to hone additional skills: shooting, editing, lighting, producing, scriptwriting, coordinating video shoots, designing keyframes, designing storyboards, etc.
The type of person who soars at Infor:
•    Works independently but loves being part of a team
•    Has good presentation and communication skills
•    Has an understanding of both the start-up and corporate environments
•    Feels a creative calling to be part of something historic
Sound like you? Read on…
What You’ll Do
•    Production: help set up lights, carry equipment, approach subjects for man-on-the-street interviews, script supervise, shoot b-roll, etc.
•    Editing: assemble edits, sync footage, sort b-roll, etc.
•    Studio: organize video equipment, help prep equipment for video shoots, pick up rental equipment, etc.
•    Animation: rotoscoping, tracking, prep artwork files for animation, design key frames and storyboards, etc.
•    Script Writing: research script subject matter, transcribe interviews, draft copy, etc.
Skills You Possess
•    Applicants must be currently enrolled students for the entire duration of the internship to qualify
•    Preferred Majors: Video Production, Film & TV Production, Cinematography, Motion Design, Animation Visual Effects, Media Arts, Computer Arts
•    Required minimum GPA: 3.0
•    Work Examples: Please submit a resume, as well as a reel or links to samples of video work.
•    Candidate should be proficient in Adobe CS6, especially Premiere and After Effects. For animators/motion graphic artists: Photoshop, Illustrator, and Cinema 4D experience preferred.
 To be considered, all applicants must submit:
•    Updated Resume (save file as: Last Name_First Name.pdf), include GPA & expected graduation date
•    Cover Letter (save file as: Last Name_First Name_Cover.pdf)
•    Contact Information (Name, Telephone, Preferred Email)
•    Portfolio and/or any additional work examples as listed under requirements
If you are interested in applying for this position, please follow this link: http://tinyurl.com/yca3uatt

Infor Copywriting Intern
Location: US-NY-New York

Category: Hook & Loop Employment

Type: Employee

– Infor is a global company that provides enterprise software products for every aspect of business. We build complete industry
suites in the cloud and efficiently deploy technology that puts the user experience first, leverages data science, and integrates
easily with your existing systems. With 17,000 employees and over 68,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is
designed for progress.
– The Marketing Creative team at Infor is a collaborative team of designers, information architects, online experts, project managers,
writers, and filmmakers who are building, maintaining, expanding and uplifting the Infor brand to increase Infor’s corporate
awareness around the world.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
As the Copywriting Intern, you will work on the Marketing Creative team to ideate, research, write, edit, and bring the Infor story to
life. Candidates must be exceedingly proactive, full of energy, and eager to thrive in a creative environment.
The ideal candidate has the tenacity to dive into any project, small or large, has a passion for brand consistency, and is excited at
the opportunity to help us tell our story. A strong work ethic, flexibility, and the ability to take a step back and have fun are
necessary for this role.
The type of person who soars at Infor:
• Works independently but loves being part of a team
• Has good presentation and communication skills
• Has an understanding of both the start-up and corporate environments
• Feels a creative calling to be part of something historic

TASKS:
• Ideate, research, write, and repurpose copy/content as needed for brand campaign creative, editorial, and marketing projects
• Understand, monitor, and execute against best practices in each channel: print, web, social, email, marketing and advertising
collateral, video
• Understand the business objectives and competitive set for projects and formulate how constructive storylines can be crafted
based on context, white space and Infor’s POV
• Edit and proofread work, your own and others
• Participate in ideation, brainstorming and strategy sessions as requested and guide them in creative, yet productive directions
• Meet deadlines; communicate in advance inability to meet deadlines and/or other concerns; track time against allocations on a
weekly basis; do what is needed to deliver

• Junior/senior actively enrolled in a BA or BFA degree in marketing communication, English, journalism, or related field required
• Exceptional communication skills, file management, and organization
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Adobe editorial tools preferred
• An incredible eye for tone, clarity, and the ability produce crisp, concise writing
• Exceptional time management skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Collaborate well with others, be super fun, and inspire creativity
• Required minimum GPA: 3.0
To be considered, all applicants must submit:
• Updated Resume (save file as: Last Name_First Name.pdf), include GPA & expected graduation date
• Cover Letter (save file as: Last Name_First Name_Cover.pdf)
• Contact Information (Name, Telephone, Preferred Email)
• Portfolio and/or any additional work examples as listed under requirements

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please follow this link: http://tinyurl.com/yd5fbuhw

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