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 Collegiate Baseball Scouting Network is a web development intern to improve their WordPress website, cbscout.net and manage and optimize their internal database. Applicants with knowledge of WordPress and SQL will be preferred. This paid internship will work directly under CBSN CEO, Justin Volman, at the UA Entrepreneurship Institute in Tuscaloosa.

Start date: Approximately September 1, 2018
End date: Approximately May 1, 2019

Specific skills required for this position:

  • SQL
  • WordPress

To apply for this posting, email your resume to Benjamin Rydecki.

Application deadline: August 24, 2018.

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.

The Red Cross is seeking (up to) five student interns to be on a blood drive committee this academic year in a paid internship. The primary responsibility of student interns is recruiting blood donors, educating sponsor groups, marketing blood drives and volunteering at drives.

The committee will be an official organization with the University and will require 3-5 hours of work/service per week. Each student on the committee will receive $500 toward tuition or a book scholarship, a letter of recommendation from the Red Cross’ Director of Donor Recruitment and a graduation cord.

To apply, download this form and email to Elizabeth Peelen. For more information on this program, click here.

Application deadline: August 24.

DC Homeland Security & Emergency Management

The Communications Bureau is responsible for sharing the Agency’s story through public education, media, training seminars, social media, preparedness events, and community meetings and assists the Executive Office of the Mayor in the coordination of crisis communications during emergencies. Successful candidates will be expected to work in the following capacities: assist the Communications Bureau with its social media efforts (producing content and measuring results for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram), work with HSEMA’s Community Outreach Team to plan and coordinate outreach events for District residents; assist the Communications Bureau Chief with research on emergency preparedness communication best practices; write content for websites and additional emergency preparedness products for public distribution; and assist with additional administrative tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

A.     Must be proficient in using digital marketing tools (social media platforms, content management system) and demonstrate ability to offer recommendations based on digital and social media analytics

B.     Demonstrated interest in emergency management and homeland security issues

C.     Excellent written and oral communications skills required (must be able communicate specific, sometimes complex ideas to supervisors and District residents)

D.     Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

E.     Bilingual or American Sign Language fluent applicants will receive particular consideration

To apply for this internship or view more, visit Handshake.

Digital Marketing and Social Media Intern
Marketing – Birmingham, Alabama

Digital Marketing & Social Media Internship

The Digital Marketing & Copywriter Intern is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day activities of client digital marketing operations.

Overview

Assist Digital Marketing and Account Services teams with gathering information and executing setup tasks for digital marketing accounts

Assist in developing content for websites and social media

Campaign and account auditing

Communicate and collaborate with team and management on goals, project development, timelines, and results

Keep pace with SEO, paid search, search engines, social media and digital marketing industry trends and developments.

Professional Competencies

Enthusiasm for writing and digital marketing

Outstanding ability to think creatively, and to identify and resolve problems

Attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task in a deadline driven atmosphere

Ability to clearly and effectively articulate thoughts and points

Ability to learn new industries and new business types quickly and can apply this knowledge to digital marketing initiatives and achieving client goals

High level of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation

Excellent analytical, organizational, project management and time management skills

Professional Skills & Qualifications

Junior or Senior in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or Advertising

Proficiency in Google Documents, MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Previous internship or writing experience a plus

Experience working with popular platforms (AdWords, Facebook Advertising) a plus

20-30 hours per week

Apply at https://zeekeehr.bamboohr.com/jobs.

Communications Co-op/Intern Position

About Direct Communications

Direct Communications, one of Alabama’s most dynamic public relations firms and located in the heart of Birmingham, Alabama, is seeking a communications Co-op/Intern student.  We will provide you with challenging, hands-on experiences in a practical, learning environment. With client sectors ranging from healthcare, energy, environment, conservation, general business and governmental entities, your broad-range of experiences obtained while with Direct Communications, will serve as a springboard to a wide-range of career options upon graduation.

Co-op/Intern Description

Our ideal candidates are students who are juniors or seniors majoring in Communications, Public Relations, Political Science or Journalism.  Students should be ambitious, self-starters with excellent writing, communication, computer/technology/digital skills, as well as possessing excellent professional and organizational skills.

Qualifications

  • Entering junior or senior year, in-process of bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism, or related field of study
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and outstanding proofing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work as part of a team
  • Desire to learn and grow career-building skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign, PDF and Photoshop editing, is a plus

Responsibilities

Co-op/Intern students should be prepared to enter a professional office and be motivated to work hard each day. Duties include, but are not limited to: preparing a wide selection of written and creative materials, monitoring news coverage (traditional and digital) for client issues, facilitating a variety of social media engagement and analysis, maintaining reporter databases, and conducting research into strategic communications best practices, website development and graphic design support.

Details

  • Full Time (40 hours a week)
  • One semester duration:
    • Spring, Summer, Fall semesters
  • Location: Birmingham, AL
  • Compensation: $1,600 per month. We will also assist in providing college credit, if needed.

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Charlotte Smith at info@dcwins.com to be considered and to schedule an interview.

The ACLU of Alabama seeks a dynamic Communications Intern to develop and implement a variety of communications strategies to build support for the ACLU’s work. An affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, the mission of the ACLU of Alabama is to protect and advance the civil rights and civil liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution.  This unpaid internship is part-time and has a flexible schedule.

Key Responsibilities:

Interns will work under the direct supervision of the Communications Manager and will have an opportunity to work with the office on a variety of projects and campaigns. Key responsibilities may include:

  • Developing, creating, and editing content for the ACLU of Alabama’s website and social media platforms.

  • Assisting the Communications Manager with media outreach, such as drafting press releases or talking points.

  • Designing and writing materials that advance educational and advocacy initiatives.

  • Researching best practices and analyzing data to gather ideas and identify areas of improvement.

  • Handling administrative tasks as needed, such as updating web pages and tracking media placements.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A commitment to diversity, civil liberties, and social justice.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Fluency in another language is a plus but not required.

  • Must be a self-starter, highly organized, and detail-oriented with strong interpersonal skills and willing to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Experience with graphic design, web design, video editing, and/or social media.

 To Apply:

Please send a resume, cover letter, and one-page writing sample to rseungbickley@aclualabama.org. Reference “Internship Application” and your first and last name in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

The ACLU of Alabama is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, people of color, persons with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender individuals, people over 55, and people with a criminal record.

KIA Motors

SUMMARY

Assist Regional Parts & Service Manager in monitoring, reporting, communicating, deploying, and following through with parts and service activities. This will include assistance for field staff on tracking dealership enrollment and engagement with corporate and regional programs. The position will also be expected to engage with the fixed ops analysis to resolve issues and answer questions. Interaction with field personnel in support of District and Regional objectives will also be expected.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY

  • Updating and modifying dealership performance data, specific to Customer Satisfaction, Parts and accessories sales, Warranty, Retention and Training.
  • Interaction with field management to streamline information gathering/dissemination.
  • Preparation of regional reports (Central Region mid-year Review, CSI trends, program enrollment status, etc.)

PERSONALLY PERFORMED DUTIES

  • Assist regional management fixed operations team.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education:

  • In progress of Bachelor’s degree.

Overall Related Experience:

  • Prior internships a plus.

SKILLS

  • Requires knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel proficiency. Good writing skills, including business communication.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Compensation is $18/hr
  • Commitment to a 10 week summer full-time internship, 40 hours a week starting in May, is required.
  • The intern will be located in Downers Grove, IL.

KIA MOTORS AMERICA is a dynamic company that is ideal for professionals who seek to accelerate their careers. Based in one of the nation’s most desirable communities in Southern California. EOE M/F/D/V. For more information about Kia, please visit our website at http://www.kia.com/

To apply for this internship or view more, visit Handshake.

Description

This role will support the holistic content strategy for the Retail Solutions Sales team and other business operations groups. This individual will be responsible for the content aggregation, draft and distribution of high-quality messages for the various audience subsets that this role supports.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Source, write, edit and publish inspiring and informative content for various audiences.
  • Write, edit and project manage several key employee content channels.
  • Conduct external research and implement best practices to drive continuous improvement of content channels, tone and technology.
  • Work in partnership with the Senior Manager to continually refine a consistent content strategy applicable to the various audiences.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Superb verbal and written communication skills, with the proven ability to adapt to various audiences
  • Working on a degree in Communications, Public Relations or other related field

About Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, VinSolutions®, Xtime®, incadea® and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit www.coxautoinc.com.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer – All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply at https://jobs.coxautoinc.com/.

The Role

Our Human Resource Department is deeply engrained in the functional areas of the business and partners heavily with the leadership team on critical decisions. Team members are expected not only to have the skills to analyze data and surface takeaways/recommendations, but must also lead cross-functional decision-making processes and communicate recommendations to leaders at all levels in the company. Through the intern program, we are looking to find the next wave of talent to drive these efforts.

Team Overview and Responsibilities:

Benefits: Is responsible for administering best in class solutions for benefits delivery, managing assigned vendor relationships, and direct contact customer service. They are also responsible for data management, processing benefits, researching new benefits, and implementing global initiatives to create a better working environment for Tesla employees.

Organization Learning & Development: Is primarily responsible for coordinating new hire orientation and onboarding training efforts. They are also responsible for administrating enrollment, attendance, travel, supplies and materials for orientation and onboarding programs. In addition, you will be writing and editing internal communications which will be posted on Tesla’s internal website. These team is also responsible for generating “How to Videos” for a quick tutorial on tools and resources.

Orientation and Onboarding: the intern will be focusing on the onboarding employee experience. This intern is someone who is interested in helping other and is comfortable with working with large groups of people.

Positions will be based at our Headquarters in Palo Alto, CA, and in Fremont, CA.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Currently working towards a BS, MS, or other graduate degree in Human Resources, Industrial Organizational Psychology, Communications, or business related.
  • Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Experience with video editing tools (Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • You must be self-managed and committed to working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Professional and positive communication skills.
  • Previous internship and/or project experience is a plus.
  • Ability to relocate to the Bay Area for the duration of your internship.

To browse this internship and more, visit Handshake.

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