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.

Small Talk Social is looking for an intern for the Summer semester!

If you’re a Business / Marketing / Communications (or related field) student interested
in learning more about social media marketing, content creation and small business
ownership, they want you to join them for approx. 12-15 hours a week.

The following skills are required for this position:

  • Social Media + Online Community Management
  • Content Curation + Creation
  • Graphic Design
  • Influencer Research + Relations
  • Copywriting / Editing
  • Photography + Video / Editing
  • Gathering Inspiration / Storyboarding / Coordinating Shoots

This unpaid internship takes place in Birmingham, Alabama and begins this summer. Interested applicants should email a resume to hello@smalltalksocial.com.

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Are you a young journalist looking for experience writing about state politics, faith and culture, sports, or business? If so, join the Yellowhammer team.

Yellowhammer News is a conservative outlet publishing stories to thousands of people, including some of Alabama’s most influential power players. Now, with YHN’s new contributors program, you can get a slice of the action.

If interested, potential writers should reach out and apply as soon as possible, as selection is very competitive.

To apply, submit a 1,000 word writing sample for evaluation to contribute@yellowhammernews.com.

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Summit Group’s internship program provides students with hands-on experience at a national marketing firm. Throughout the internship program, students will have the opportunity to work with various departments within Summit Group and engage in a variety of assignments and projects to develop marketing and business skills.

Summit Group is currently looking for an intern within the Marketing Solutions (SMS) division. The Marketing Solutions team develops and manages integrated marketing campaigns, which include advertising, merchandising, promotions and events, for consumer and business-to-business brands. As an intern, you will assist the SMS team in their short-term and long-term objectives.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Client services: Attend client meetings, handle various requests from sales managers, general admin and organization duties
  • Client communication: Prepare status call recap communication documents, share update and reports as needed
  • Online media: Web site analysis and management, contribute to e-mail marketing communications
  • Business development: Conduct new business research and competitor analysis, participate in the creation of RFP responses on behalf of SMS team
  • Social media: manage client social media accounts, contribute to monthly reporting process, help manage online advertising such as Facebook ads and Promoted Pins on Pinterest
  • Creative services management and event planning: Coordinate creative development of event program
  • Market research: Create trends research, including presentation of results
  • Media buying/placement: Monitor print and online media placements
  • Financial management: File invoices, proposals and PO’s from client

Throughout the internship program students will be given professional coaching and have opportunities to work on special projects of their choosing. At the end of the internship, students will have an exit interview where they will be considered for future employment.

Skills required for this position:

  • Must be currently enrolled in college (sophomore or above)
  • Commitment to at least 30 hours work per week
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with others and manage multiple deliverables at once
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS Office programs
  • Understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube)
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Letter of Credit (for credit-earning positions)

This full-time, paid internship takes place in Atlanta, Georgia from May 15th to July 31, 2017. Interested applicants should email a resume to Brittany Downey.

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The Delta Air Lines intern will gain experience and be assessed for future entry-level consideration by assisting Corporate Communications leaders in meeting and carrying out the necessary communications strategies and tactics for the company. This includes assisting with message development for leaders on key communications issues/events, assisting with spokesperson for the airline, preparing talking points and Q&A on key corporate issues, supporting corporate communications vehicles and handling special projects as assigned.

Practices safety-conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures. Qualified candidate MUST be enrolled as a degree-seeking, current/active student in an accredited program at a college and/or university. Must be studying Public Relations, Journalism, Mass Media, Communication or other related discipline. The student must have successfully completed 30 semester (45 quarter hours) of study with a 2.5 GPA. Candidate must be detail-oriented, can communicate effectively and legibly with all levels of personnel, very organized & has working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Intern will be expected to have strong written and oral communications skills, adhere to deadlines, and be thorough.

This internship takes place in Atlanta, Georgia over the course of Summer 2017. To apply for this posting, click here.

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Neato is seeking Bud Light and Budweiser Ambassadors across the US. As a Brand Ambassador, you’ll be responsible for promoting AB products to consumers at popular bars and restaurants in your market.

Candidates must be of legal drinking age and currently enrolled full-time, undergraduate students.

What We Offer:

  • Earn up to $180 each week with the opportunity of earning additional performance bonuses
  • Exposure into business operations within the Anheuser-Busch Inbev (ABI) organization
  • Ongoing coaching from the Neato and local Anheuser-Busch teams including a national in-person training to kickoff the program
  • First-hand experience representing a global brand, potentially launching your career with Anheuser-Busch

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work an average of 12 hours per week, with 10 hours spent promoting AB product at popular bars in your market
  • Collaborate with co-Ambassador to ensure program performance
  • Build and maintain relationships with local bar staff
  • Distribute a set quantity of product each week by holding activations when bars and restaurants have a large attendance of the target audience (predominantly nights and weekends)
  • Autonomously develop weekly product distribution plan, acquiring approvals from your local AB team, Neato and bar staff as necessary
  • Report on each activation in a timely manner through mobile program reporting applications
  • Understand overall program goals, tracking your performance to identify gaps and adjust distribution strategy as needed
  • Maintain consistent communication with Neato, local retailers and the Anheuser-Busch team

Requirements:

  • Must be of legal drinking age at the time of interview
  • Ability to work nights and weekends from February-mid May
  • Passion for Bud Light, Budweiser and the Anheuser-Busch family of brands
  • Friendly, outgoing personality with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of your local culture and community
  • Ability to thrive in an autonomous environment

Click here to apply.

Internship Title: Corporate Communications Intern
Department: Public Relations
Reports to: Corporate Communications Manager
Location: Atlanta, GA

Position Objective:

This position exists to assist the Corporate Communications team with daily coordination and implementation of corporate and internal communications duties. Overall responsibilities include writing, editing, event planning and presentation development.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Write and edit Intranet articles and blog posts on a daily basis
  • Write and edit employee email communications
  • Assist with planning of & provide on-site support for internal events
  • Assist with planning and provide on-site support for student field trips
  • Provide planning and on-site support for local community events
  • Create PowerPoint presentations
  • Track and respond to sponsorship requests
  • Track media requests
  • Create wrap-up reports for various events and projects

Qualifications: Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications (Public Relations, Journalism or related field), or equivalent background in related field of study.

Experience (Job and Industry):

  • Prior internship experience in communications/public relations/media relations
  • Experience writing for college newspaper, local publications or online blogs

Contact: Cathy Knott (Recruiter): External.Cathy.Knott@porsche.us.

Southwest Airlines is seeking interns for Spring in the Communications Department for the Campus Reach Internship opportunity.  The position will close in September. Summer applications will begin late October.

Contact: Chelsea Buechler – People Intern – People Department – 214.792.4332

More information: https://www.southwest.com/assets/pdfs/careers/campus_reach_brochure.pdf. To apply: www.southwest.com/internships

 

CORPORATE COMMUNICATION INTERN

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop strategic communication plans for a variety of company initiatives and on a variety of subjects including: Culture, Awards, Executive Platforms, health and benefits, facilities, safety, and campus communication.
  • Assist with measurement and reporting for Executive Platforms
  • Help create content for a number of our channels including: digital signs, LUVLines (internal print magazine), blogs on SWALife (Company intranet), multimedia project requests,
  • Monitor and respond to Speakers Bureau requests

 

EDUCATION:

  • Progress towards degree, major, or minor in a Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Emerging Media, Business or Communications related field required.
  • Minimum junior status or above.
  • To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a full time student (minimum 12 credit hours).
  • Maintained 3.0 or above cumulative GPA.

 

Experience:

Communications related work experience preferred (part-time jobs, internships, etc).
Writing experience preferred (school newsletter, business, or creative).
Leadership experience is a plus.
Participation in trade/industry organizations, community involvement, and/or school clubs preferred.
Event planning experience preferred.

Skills/Abilities/Knowledge/Work Style:

Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Must possess a strong proficiency of the English language, including superior grammar, spelling, and organizational skills.

Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.
Must have a passion for social media.
Understanding of the airline/travel industry is a plus.
Ability to work independently and the willingness to function as part of a Team.
Ability to handle multiple projects under tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
Must have ability to comprehend, proofread, and edit a variety of documents with a keen eye for accuracy and attention to detail.
Must handle confidential and sensitive information with the utmost professionalism.
Must be able to present self well to meet public and have the ability to present in large or small settings. Public speaking skills and/or experience a plus.

Provide the following information (if requested):

Resume, unofficial transcript.,“Why Southwest Airlines” essay (Length determined by author), one press release writing sample – published or un-published, letters of recommendation.

Time Commitment: Full-time – 40 hours/week. 

PAY:

$12 hourly + flight privileges

This position is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building. Apply online at www.southwest.com/careers

 


COMMUNICATIONS OR PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Intern will support communications within one of the following Teams:  Corporate, Commercial, Editorial, Measurement & Analytics, or Operational.

Public Relations (Commercial)

  • Develop strategic communication plans for a variety of company initiatives and on a variety of subjects including: New city and new route launches, international, music and entertainment, marketing, network and schedule planning.
  • Prepare written communications, such as news releases, media alerts, blogs, and social media copy.
  • Assist with day-to-day event coordination, including news events, local market events, and escorting media.
  • Public Relations administrative duties, updating media contact lists in Vocus, and media follow up calls.

Corporate Communication

  • Develop strategic communication plans for a variety of company initiatives and on a variety of subjects including: Culture, Awards, Executive Platforms, health and benefits, facilities, safety, and campus communication.
  • Assist with measurement and reporting for Executive Platforms
  • Help create content for a number of our channels including: digital signs, LUVLines (internal print magazine), blogs on SWALife (Company intranet), multimedia project requests,
  • Monitor and respond to Speakers Bureau requests

Editorial

  • Writing and content creation/curation of articles and blog posts
  • Editing and proofreading Company material
  • Content management for our external blog
  • Production assistance with our internal, weekly news program

Measurement & Analytics

  • Assist with measurement reports and ROI analysis on various communications campaigns and business initiatives.
  • Interested in data mining to find trends in news media and social media coverage.
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics, Radian 6, Cision Media Monitoring, Facebook Insights, Omniture, and other monitoring/analytics tools and databases. 

Operational Communication

  • Write and edit departmental articles/memos, blog posts, newsletters, and internal magazine stories.
  • Manage and design content for Companywide digital monitors.
  • Serve as communication liaison to field locations and/or other departments and develop strategic communication plans.
  • Assist with special projects.

Depending on the position, duties can include but are not limited to:

  • Write articles for Employee magazine, LUVLines, departmental publications, and Southwest’s onboard magazine, Spirit.
  • Prepare blog postings, press releases, memos, and letters.
  • Assist with daily communications on the Southwest Airlines corporate social media channels, scheduling the calendar daily posts/tweets to all applicable social media outlets, coordinating the editorial calendar with online activity, tracking social media influence measurements, and social media reporting.
  • Assist with measurement reports and ROI analysis on various communications campaigns and business initiatives.
  • Work with the Multimedia Team to storyboard, develop, and create webisodes and external video content.
  • Design content for digital signs.
  • Assist with loading and scheduling content for Nuts About Southwest blog and Employee departmental websites.
  • Support communication for Southwest’s community, citizenship, and sustainability/green initiatives, including communication planning, content development, and project management
  • Edit and proofread Company material.
  • Serve as communication liaison to field locations and/or other departments.
  • Participate in event planning, speech preparations, and escorting news crews
  • Attend cross-functional meetings as needed.
  • Complete special projects as needed.
  • Assist with strategic communications planning.
  • Possible travel involved. 

Basic Qualifications:

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.

EDUCATION:

Progress towards degree, major, or minor in a Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Emerging Media, Business or Communications related field required.

Minimum junior status or above.
To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a full time student (min. 12 credit hours).
Maintained 3.0 or above cumulative GPA.

Experience:

  • Communications related work experience preferred (part-time jobs, internships, etc).
  • Writing experience preferred (school newsletter, business, or creative).
  • Experience using the Adobe Suite a plus (specifically Photoshop).
  • Experience with measurement tools and databases (i.e. – Cision, Radian 6, Omniture, Google Analytics, etc.) preferred.
  • Leadership experience is a plus.
  • Participation in trade/industry organizations, community involvement, and/or school clubs preferred.
  • Event planning experience preferred.
  • Knowledge and skills in using social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube) preferred.
  • Experience using Documentum (or other content management system) is a plus.

Skills/Abilities/Knowledge/Work Style:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Must possess a strong proficiency of the English language, including superior grammar, spelling, and organizational skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.
  • Must have a passion for social media.
  • Understanding of the airline/travel industry is a plus.
  • Possess a strong understanding of how Customers and Employees use communication channels to communicate with the Southwest brand
  • Must excel in content creation such as script writing, video editing, storytelling, and creative writing
  • Ability to work independently and the willingness to function as part of a Team.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects under tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Must have ability to comprehend, proofread, and edit a variety of documents with a keen eye for accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Must handle confidential and sensitive information with the utmost professionalism.
  • Must be able to present self well to meet public and have the ability to present in large or small settings. Public speaking skills and/or experience a plus.

Provide the following information (if requested):

Resume.

Unofficial transcript.

“Why Southwest Airlines” essay (Length determined by author.)
One press release writing sample – published or un-published.
Letters of Recommendation.

Time Commitment:

Full-time – 40 hours/week. 

PAY:

$12 hourly + flight privileges

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About the Internship:

The NSGA is offering a three week internship that puts you in the local sports marketing field. Intern assignments will include: photojournalism, creative journalism, and social media. This opportunity will provide a unique chance to gain daily-deadline marketing and communications experience with a nationally known large-scale sporting event. All 19 medal events will need coverage in the form of text, video and photography. A stipend for this internship will be provided.

Start date: May 29

End date: June 19

About the National Senior Games: 

The National Senior Games are held every two years in different major cities across the United States. Cities such as St. Louis, Baton Rouge, and Columbus have played host to The Games, and it is an honor for Birmingham to be selected to host in 2017. This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase its culinary scene, craft breweries, and southern hospitality! The Games include 19 sporting events performed across 14 venues city-wide. Participants range ages 50 and up, and are encouraged to compete not only in the spirit of healthy competition, but to promote active aging for seniors. Athletes range from newcomers, to enthusiasts, to former Olympians.  In order to effectively run The Games, we will need over 3,000 volunteers over the two week period.

To apply, send an email with examples of your work portfolio, resume and contact information to news@nsga.com. For more information about Knight Eady, visit knighteady.com

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Title: Communications, Design and Social Media Intern

Department: Women and Gender Resource Center, Division of Student Affairs

Internship Description: The Communications, Design and Social Media intern implements and evaluates the WGRC’s communications, marketing and social media programs. The intern will be responsible for developing educational outreach materials, as well as developing advertising and marketing materials to promote the WGRC’s many programming efforts.

Primary responsibilities include designing of marketing materials for events and programs, most notably fliers and social media graphics; developing news releases and effective ad copy for distribution to both the university and at-large media outlets; maintaining and updating the WGRC’s website; and generating sustainable and engaging connections with the campus and community via the WGRC’s social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.).

Qualifications: Intern must be junior level or higher majoring in advertising, public relations, marketing or related field. Experience in the areas of event planning, design or marketing is ideal. Applicant must be fluent in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), must have knowledge of PR writing and AP style and must have working knowledge of Hootsuite or other social media scheduling programs. Knowledge of email marketing (MailChimp, Constant Contact, etc.) and internet content management systems is preferred.

Interested applicants should send a resume with cover letter to Jackie Northrup, Women and Gender Resource Center (WGRC) Assistant Director, at jmnorthrup@sa.ua.edu.

The Center for Public Television housed in the Digital Media Center is seeking production interns year-round. Internship application deadlines are: August 1 (for fall), December 1 (for spring), and May 1 (for summer). Applications are available at www.cptr.org. Gray Lloyd (hglloyd@gmail.com) is the point of contact for student interns at CPT.

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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: