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.

Posted: December 5, 2023

Social Media Intership for Tiger Rock Martial Arts in Tuscaloosa
 
Hours: Minimum 5 hours on site each week (more depending if there is an event) and those hours can be any day of the week and doesn’t have to be consistent.  There will be additional editing time from intern’s location of choice (in house, at home, etc.) for the end-result items we will use.
Deadline for application: December 31st, 2023
Duties: 
  • Establish business presence on other platforms.  Youtube, Tiktok, LinkedIn.
  • 3-5 social media ACTIONS ea. day.  Depending on the platform, that number probably HAS to vary.  This can be static posts, stories, or other.
  • Take care of in-house promotions/teasers like the Christmas Sale countdown/new item teasers and like our Fall Districts and the many posts we generate(d) to build excitement in house for this event.
  • Re-purpose reviews (social and google/elsewhere) as well as the many testimonial posts and things that are posted/shared at the end of an event for different, various content to have and use.
  • Be onsite to capture quality videos for engagement posts, 10-15 second highlight reels, ads, etc.
  • Film our training videos and things we put out on our app/Youtube as resources for our students.
  • Capture events on/offsite and use content effectively.

Contact information: Send your resume to Tyler Bailey at tjbailey3434@gmail.com

Posted: December 1, 2023

The social media team of the Division of Strategic Communications is looking for a creative and innovative social media intern to assist the team with content creation. This is an exciting opportunity to make an immediate impact and see your content published on social channels that reach thousands of people on a daily basis. 

In this position, the Social Media Intern would be an ambassador for The University of Alabama’s institutional social media accounts and would need to be willing to make occasional on-camera appearances for published content. This intern would assist the social media team with creating content for TikTok and other various platforms. 

Ideal candidates for our Social Media Internship should have in-depth knowledge of social media platforms and demonstrated ability to create content specific to the different platforms. 

Skills and qualifications needed: 

  • • Impeccable oral and communication skills 
  • Understanding of the major social media platforms, including Instagram, TikTok, X and Facebook 
  • • Demonstrated ability to keep up with social trends 
  • • Knowledge of photography and shooting and editing video with a mobile device 

There are two positions available and the positions will remain open until filled. The required commitment is at least 10 hours per week for each of the two interns. The positions are open to undergrad, graduate and work study students. All candidates must be enrolled in a UA degree program. Undergraduates must be enrolled in at least six credit hours during fall and spring, and graduate students must be enrolled in at least 4.5 credit hours during fall and spring. 

Students interested can send the following info to social@ua.edu: 

  1. Resume 
  2. Any samples you may have of content you created. Please share as much variety as you can – video, photo, GIFs, graphics, TikToks or social posts. 
  3. Class schedule 
  4. Your availability during the work week 

Deadline to apply is December 8 by 5 p.m. 

Posted: November 9, 2023

MC Social is seeking a Social Media Intern!
  • Location: Tuscaloosa, AL (local candidates preferred) Remote Position 
  • Hours: 15-20
  • Duration: Can Start ASAP. Semester-based — can prolong internship. 

Responsibilities:

  • Content Shoot Assistance:
    • Assist in organizing and participating in monthly content shoots for local clients.
    • Capture behind-the-scenes content for use on MC Social social media platforms.
  • Community Engagement:
    • Engage with clients’ social media followers by responding to comments, and messages, and fostering a sense of community.
    • Monitor and report on social media trends and engagement metrics.
  • Event Attendance:
    • Willingness to attend client events to create real-time social media content and engage with attendees.
    • Provide live event coverage through posts, stories, and updates.
  • Graphic Design:
    • Create on-brand graphics and visual content for specific clients to be used on their social media platforms.
    • Ensure that all graphics align with the client’s branding and messaging.
  • Research and Industry Insights:
    • Research and compile details related to the client’s industries, including current social media trends, topics, and emerging strategies.
    • Provide insights and recommendations for social media content based on industry research.
  • Local Knowledge (Preferred):
    • Being a local resident of Tuscaloosa is a high priority but not a deciding factor.

Qualifications:

  • Strong interest in social media, content creation, and public relations.
  • Proficiency in Google Drive, Dropbox, and Canva.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, and a team player.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, TikTok)
  • Ability to attend client events and content shoots as needed.
  • High attention to detail and creativity

Compensation:

  • $14-$16 an hour, depending on experience. 

Application Process:

  • Interested candidates should submit their resume and a portfolio of relevant work to the following email: nikki@mcsocial.org with a subject line of: MC Social Internship
  • Please indicate your availability and whether you are a local resident of Tuscaloosa, AL.

Note: This job description is a general outline of the responsibilities and qualifications for the position. Specific duties and requirements may be adjusted based on the company’s and client’s needs.

Posted: November 9, 2023

Stone Ward Advertising is now accepting applications for the 2024 Camp Reality Internship Program!

Stone Ward Advertising is a full-service marketing agency based on the foundation of building good. For us, part of building good is building up the next generation of industry professionals through our Camp Reality internships.

Departments include:

  • Art Direction / Graphic Design
  • Brand Management
  • Copywriting
  • Content Strategy
  • Media Planning and Buying
  • Public Relations
  • Video Production

This isn’t the kind of program where interns spend all day making coffee. Our interns get the chance to make a difference. Camp Reality is an exciting and immersive opportunity for students who are eager to learn about the world of advertising. We offer them:

  • Exposure to and experience in seven different departments, with a day-to-day focus on one
  • The opportunity to add real-life client work to their portfolio
  • Time and space to collaborate on projects with fellow interns
  • Field trips that provide perspective on the different aspects of advertising
  • Lessons and advice from our experts within the agency

Camp Reality is the internship for go-getters who are ready to put their boots on the ground. Camp Reality will take place June 3 – July 26, 2024, in Little Rock, AR, with a hybrid work schedule and a $2800 stipend for living expenses.

Interested students (juniors or seniors) should apply online now through Friday, March 1, 2024!

Posted: October 17, 2023

WKRG-TV News 5 is currently accepting applications for a limited number of Spring 2024 Internships!

Qualifications for the Spring 2024 Internship:

  • Internships with WKRG-TV / wkrg.com are HIGHLY SELECTIVE. All Spring 2024 Internships are IN-PERSON and based at our main broadcast & digital studios in Mobile, Alabama. All internships are SUPERVISED.  The intern’s station supervisor will oversee the intern’s attendance and performance to evaluate, monitor, and assess the intern’s progress and ensure they are receiving the proper education/training. All internships are UNPAID. The intern is responsible for their own transportation.
  • Students who must earn academic credit to participate will receive priority consideration for positions in the cohort.  Students are expected to obtain and complete any forms necessary to receive credit for the internship experience.  The intern’s college/university academic advisor (and institution guidelines) determines the amount of credit available (and subsequently, the amount of time an intern will be available on a weekly basis).  The station intern supervisor will take into account each intern’s availability to establish a work schedule which provides for an enriching experience.

APPLY NOW to secure a Spring 2024 Internship position:

  • An application is required.
  • Go to the Nexstar Careers portal at https://www.nexstar.tv/careers/ and apply for Spring 2024 Unpaid News Internship [REQ-27708] no later than 5pm CST, Thursday, January 18, 2024.
    • However, as interns are selected on a rolling basis, first-come / first-selected, we recommend you APPLY BEFORE THE END OF THE FALL 2023 SEMESTER.
  • After submitting your application online, please email a copy of your resume to WKRG News Director Gene Kirkconnell at jobs@wkrg.com.  The body of that email should include a short note explaining why you are interested in participating in Spring 2024 internship program.  Also, in that email, offer up several timeslots which are convenient for you to participate in a video conference to interview for the position.

IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES for Spring 2024 Internship Applicants:

  • Applications, interviews, and acceptance are conducted on a rolling basis.
  • Spring 2024 Internship Cohort positions will be filled by qualified candidates on a first come, first selected basis.  When available internship slots are filled, the application process will be closed.  This may occur BEFORE the deadlines and dates posted below.
  • The sooner you apply (i.e. Fall 2023), the sooner you will be interviewed, and the sooner you will learn if you have been accepted into the program.

Here are some important dates and deadlines of which to be aware:

  • Selected interns may begin their internship experience on or after Wednesday 10 January 2024.
  • Selected interns must complete their internship experience on or before Friday 24 May 2023.
  • Monday 23 October 2023 – Application Period Opens
  • Friday, January 26, 2024 – Application Period Closes on or, per rolling acceptance, before this date
  • January 2023 – Group Internship Orientation Session (via Video Conference Call on a Day/Time TBD)

Company Overview:

Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 198 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit www.nexstar.tv.

Posted: August 9, 2023

The Division of Student Life is seeking a Graphic Design Intern for 2023 – 2024.

About Student Life:

The Division of Student Life consists of 20+ non-academic areas of campus life. Some of these departments include: University Recreation, Dean of Students, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Center for Service and Leadership, and the Career Center. The Communications and External Engagement department works with these areas to promote events and initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Current, full-time UA student with a major or minor in a creative field
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop)
  • Knowledge of social media channels
  • Creative thinker
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organized, dependable, and detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks within identified time frames

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Photography experience

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in creating promotional material (digital and print)
  • Develop social media images
  • Proof and edit materials
  • Maintain University branding standards while designing and promoting Student Life initiatives and/or events

Additional Information:

This internship will be compensated at $10.00/hour. Hours are flexible and can be arranged according to a student’s academic/work schedule, however the student cannot work more than 15 hours per week at The University of Alabama. The location of internship will be in the Communications and External Engagement main office in the University Support Campus off of Helen Keller Blvd

How to Apply:

Applicants should email resume and work samples or portfolio link to Kelsey Atchison at kelsey.atchison@ua.edu. 

Posted: June 27, 2023

The George Washington Institute (GWI) is currently seeking a Podcast Production Intern for the Spring 2024 semester. This is a unique behind-the-scenes internship for undergraduates interested in contributing to a podcast and gaining key professional development skills from a podcast creator and UA doctoral student.

Benefits:

  • Hands-on podcast production, administrative, and creative experience
  • Monthly stipend
  • Quality mentorship and professional development
  • Guidance on how to start your own podcast
  • Participate in live interview episode recordings
  • Flexible hours around classes
  • Letter(s) of recommendation upon successful completion of the internship
  • Free podcast merch

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate with an interest or major in communications and/or political science
  • Interest in podcasting
  • Strong communication and creative skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Duties:

  • Up to 10 hours per week
  • Creating episode titles, descriptions, and promotional graphics for the Friends & Fellow Citizens podcast
  • Producing and editing podcast episodes
  • Researching for interview and solo episodes
  • Booking podcast guests and coordinating logistics
  • Shadowing interview recordings with guests
  • Creating new features and strategies for growing listenership engagement

If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to Sherman Tylawsky (sherman@georgewashingtoninstitute.org) with the subject line “Internship Application” no later than Friday November 3, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. CT.

Posted: March 28, 2023 

About: 

The Division of Student Life consists of 20+ non-academic areas of campus life. Some of these
departments include: University Recreation, Dean of Students, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Center
for Service and Leadership, and the Career Center. The Communications and External Engagement
department works with these areas to promote events and initiatives.

This internship will be compensated at $10/hour. Hours are flexible and can be arranged
according to a student’s academic/work schedule, however the student cannot work more than
15 hours per week at The University of Alabama. The location of internship will be in the
Communications and External Engagement main office in the University Support Campus off of
Helen Keller Blvd.

Responsibilties:

  • Shoot and edit video content
  • Develop high quality videos for social media and divisional marketing requests
  • Research and implement media trends
  • Maintain University branding standards through producing videos that promote Student Life initiatives and/or events

Requirements: 

  • Current, full-time UA student with a major or minor in a creative field
  • Proficiency with Adobe Premiere
  • Exeperience shooting with DSLR and/or Mirrorless cameras
  • Knowledge of camera manual settings
  • Knowledge of social media channels
  • Creative thinker
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organized, dependable, and detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks within identified time frames
  • Photography experience
  • After Effects experience is a plus

If you are interested in applying, please email a resume and portfolio link to Kelsey Atchison.

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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: