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.

Description
An intern for Family Counseling Service is eager to learn about the communications field while using their skill sets to better the nonprofit. The intern will assist the Executive Director and publicity committee of the board of directors in their communications efforts. Tasks might include content creation, social media monitoring, publicity brainstorming, and more. This is a great opportunity for students to get hands-on experience in a nonprofit setting!

Qualifications
● Junior or Senior in Advertising/PR or similar field
● Motivated, organized, and eager to help
● Graphic design skills are an added bonus
● Website management and editing is an added bonus

Schedule and Compensation
● Average 4 hours per week
● Scheduling will be set, once the intern is selected, based on their class schedule and the needs of the organization
● Internships are unpaid

Contact
● Interested students should email their resume to Board President, Ryn Miller, ryndmiller@gmail.com.

Family Counseling Service is a United Way funded agency. In addition to specialized programs that focus on domestic violence, anger management and co-parenting through divorce, FCS offers counseling services to the community of West Alabama for depression, grief, anxiety and more. Our hope is to break the stigma around mental health and for people to see the benefits counseling can bring through a life crisis or day to day life challenges.

The Alabama Water Institute is looking to hire 1-2 graduate students or junior/senior level undergraduate students to help with our communication needs for Spring 2020. AWI has a wide variety of communication programs including: newsletters, spotlight articles, Social Media accounts, Podcast series, a YouTube channel and much more.  We are specifically looking for a student that can work hourly up to 20 hours per week. The student is supposed to work primarily on our Spotlight articles. Interested students can email their CV and a writing sample to ebrock@cpt.ua.edu.

 

22squared’s internship program has opened applications for positions in their Atlanta and Tampa offices. The program runs between June 8 and July 31. For more information or to apply, please click here.

Burson, Cohn & Wolfe’s HAROLD Internship Program is one of the most advanced trainings of its kind for graduates looking to push their critical thinking and know-how to the limit during an exhilarating 10-week experience. During this paid internship, students work alongside top professionals in the field, participating in everything from strategy discussions to creative sessions for developing programs to capture national news, shape public opinion and spark community engagement.

The HAROLD Internship Program culminates in a real-world client challenge where interns research, design and present a campaign to the agency’s senior management, and receive feedback, tips and insights that would ordinarily take years to obtain. The summer internship program offers an invaluable career-development experience that can often lead to an employment opportunity with BCW after graduation. So…are you ready for the HAROLD Internship Program?

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, February 7, 2020 at 11:59 pm PST

For more information about the HAROLD Program offering click here. To apply, click here.

Requirements

  • Must be a rising senior, recent 2020 graduate, or current graduate student
  • Strong research, written and verbal communication skills

The Slingshot Internship is an opportunity to gain real experience with real clients in a real agency. In our summer program you will participate in every aspect of a campaign from client interest to execution. This 10-week program in our Dallas office is similar to an entry-level position at the agency, but with a little more learning and guidance. You will even have a mentor to offer nuggets of wisdom and insight along the way. And to answer the question you’re afraid to ask, yes, the internship is paid.
 
Summer Internships may be offered in the following areas:
 
·       Account Management
·       Account Planning (Strategy & Insights)
·       Media Planning
·       Social Media
·       Production (Producer)
·       Video Editing
·       Art Direction
·       Copywriting
·       Graphic Design
·       Accounting
 
The internship runs from early June – early August. We accept applications year round, but we highly encourage all applicants for the summer program to get their applications in before March 1st. Interviews for the summer program begin in January.
 
Perks include:
 
·       Beer cart Thursdays for 21+
·       Office closes at 2pm on Summer Fridays
·       No cubicle!
·       No suits!
·       Free parking or DART pass
 
To learn more, visit our intern website at http://slingterns.com or apply directly at http://bit.ly/slingtern.

Congressman Bradley Byrne’s campaign for U.S. Senate is accepting applications for Spring internships!
Position Title:  Campaign Intern/Field Rep
Contact Email:  ryan@bradleybyrne.com
 
Position Description:
Interns will work closely with campaign staff members including Field Director, Campaign Manager, Digital Director and Press Secretary. Interns will work with campaign staff to create and implement strategy as well as meet voter-contact goals. Interns are encouraged to participate in grassroots activism and use of their own strategies and ideas. This internship facilitates a solid base for political careers and involvement. 
 
Internship activities vary but will include:
·       Performing office duties, such as organizing campaign materials and general staff support. 
·       Grassroots campaign activity participation and coordination, including door knocking, phone banking, and sign distribution. 
·       Representing the Congressman’s campaign at events across the state of Alabama.
·       Coordinating volunteers for grassroots efforts in their local and surrounding areas.
 
Deadline to submit is January 15th, 2020.
If interested submit resume, contact information, and availability to ryan@bradleybyrne.com

Are you socially savvy? Do you have a knack for writing engaging content? Do you have a wide interest in all things digital and how social media plays a role in telling a brand’s story? We have the internship for you!

Georgia Power is searching for a stellar storyteller! As a social media intern at Georgia Power, you’ll focus on social, but also be thinking through big picture communication plans by brainstorming campaigns, sharing your ideas, writing editorial calendars, scheduling content and reporting the results.

Qualifications include:

Currently enrolled juniors and seniors, or recent graduates seeking a communications degree
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Interest in developing social media strategies and knowledge of existing and emerging platforms
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
Must be able to contribute ideas in a creative atmosphere and collaborate with others

Assignments may include, but are not limited to:

Developing social campaigns, including planning, deployment, optimization and reporting
Working with a cross-functional team of communications professionals representing brand, marketing, internal and executive, crisis and media relations to bring campaigns to life
Drafting editorial calendars, follow review and approval process and schedule posts
Providing creative support, such as Instagram stories and event photography
Monitoring data visualizations and dashboards displayed in the social media center

Bonus points for:

Prior marketing/social media internship experience
Familiarity with Sprinklr or other social media management tools
Content creation skills: Adobe suite, photography or copy writing
Advanced understanding of Associated Press (AP) writing style guidelines

This paid, hourly internship position will take place at our social media center in downtown Atlanta. Those interested should send a brief introduction and resume to crmussen@southernco.com by Dec. 13, 2019.

Please click here to apply for this position. Applications will not be accepted after 11:59PM on November 26, 2019.

 

Work type: On-Campus Undergraduate
Location: Tuscaloosa
Pay Grade/Pay Range: $15.00/hour

 

Job Summary:

The History Department Communications Committee and the Summersell Center for the Study of the South is hiring a 15 to 20 hour per week assistant. The social media manager will assist in the promotion and branding of the History Department and the Summersell Center. The manager will control the Summersell Center social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), cross-promote on History Department social accounts, and execute communications strategy goals to promote the initiatives within the Summersell Center. The manager will attend events, take photographs, create posting schedules, conduct interviews, and spearhead media relations activities.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Social media background (Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram): Promoting events, classes, students, etc., Social media post planning and scheduling, creation of graphics, editing photos for posting, and regulating content
  • Writing skills: writing articles for the website and social media for a broad audience
  • Time management and ability to work independently
  • Public speaking
  • Ability to build the Summersell Center brand and cross-promote that through the History Department: creating a strategic vision to build a brand; executing department goals

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Media relations background: Media pitching; Contacting media outlets to gain publicity about the History of Us class, tracking media coverage; coordinating with journalists
  • Video editing skills: Filming and editing interviews with students

 

 

The Television Academy Foundation offers 50 television industry internships in over 20 disciplines each summer. These eight-week, paid positions at major media companies provide professional experience, career development and networking opportunities to talented students nationwide. The application deadline for all internship opportunities is Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 5:00PM (PT).

Categories for the Television Academy Foundation Internship Program Include:

  • Casting
  • Cinematography
  • Design (Art Direction/Set Decoration, Costume Design)
  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Interactive Media
  • News (Broadcast News, Entertainment News)
  • Production (Commercials, Documentary/Nonfiction, Live Television, Movies for Television)
  • Production Management
  • Public Relations/Publicity
  • Writing (Comedy, Drama)
  • And much more!

For more information on available internships or to apply, please click here.

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP

Deadline to Apply for the Spring semester is Dec 10

Hours: Part-time/Flexible (average of 10-15 hours/week)

Compensation: Unpaid (course credit may be available)

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 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 increased visitation and engagement to www.girlspring.com, via Instagram, coordinating with our teen leadership group president and Pinterest coordinator.

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.

NOTE: Telecommuting is an available option for this internship

 Duties

  • Grow GirlSpring’s presence on online social networking sites 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.
  • 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. Due the volume of applications we receive, we will not respond to every application we receive. If we wish to contact you for an interview you will hear from us by phone or email.

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: