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 University of Alabama National Alumni Association is looking for a driven graphic design student that can develop marketing and promotional materials for the National Alumni Association. In addition to the technical requirements, we are looking for some who is dependable, creative, has the ability to multitask,and work in a team environment. This is a paid position that requires applicants to work throughout the school year and summer for 15–20 hours a week. This position requires knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, specifically InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Position can be used for class credit.

Interested? Contact Caroline Gazzara-McKenzie at cmgazzara@alumni.ua.edu with your resume and samples by Nov. 4th!

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.

Calling all in-the-know college students! Are you someone who is always recommending the newest, coolest restaurants to friends and families? Are you always finding the best local attractions to visit in between classes? Do you bleed school spirit? Daytripper University is looking for you to help us create a class of content creators to share their school experience on our national website. This is a fantastic resume-building opportunity for any communications or marketing student.

WHO WE ARE:
Daytripper University is the destination website for anyone going through the college decision process. With guides to more than 125 college campuses, Daytripper University believes the touring process should be as exciting as this time in your life! From hotels to the best foodie spots for any occasion to must-see local attractions, Daytripper elevates your ability to get the full experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Content creators will be able to provide added value to Daytripper University, while gaining valuable experience in marketing and communications. This is not a work-intensive role, so it’s a perfect short-term project for any interested student. Expected responsibilities include:
– Develop blog posts to highlight your experience on campus & the surrounding area.
– Takeover social media accounts at scheduled times to show a “day-in-the-life”
– Pitch opportunities for further brand awareness on campus and for campus visitors

APPLY NOW:
This is an unpaid opportunity. Interested students should email dtu@daytripperuniversity.com. Make sure to include the name of your school in the subject line. Please apply by October 7, 2019.

Tuscaloosa Education Foundation is a non-profit organization that works to provide support and financial resources to enhance public education in Tuscaloosa City and County.  We have a 21-member, diverse Board of Directors composed of business, industry, education and community leaders.  We are committed to enriching the K-12 experience for students in the Tuscaloosa community by creating innovative, results oriented initiatives/programming; listening and working closely with superintendents; and, collaborating for a collective educational impact.   We are looking for an energetic, proactive, and self-starting communications intern to assist with branding our organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Developing social media compelling content
  • Drafting social media calendars
  • Posting on social media (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Managing donor databases
  • Research articles and current topics in education
  • Producing and editing videos
  • Miscellaneous administrative support, as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Social media management software
  • Direct marketing

This is an unpaid internship. To apply for this position, please send your resume to tboman@tuscaloosaeducationfoundation.org

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Builds the community’s understanding of the YMCA’s cause and impact. Develops and implements effective marketing and communication strategies.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Create targeted marketing plans
  2. Analyze existing marketing and target audiences. Establish goals and track results using analytics and other methods.
  3. Develop marketing campaigns and create collateral in areas of interest (graphics, social media, video, etc.)
  4. Maintain calendar of events and marketing timeline.
  5. Assist with coordinating weekly radio spot and related topical marketing.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA:

  1. Work with the Director’s to create and distribute content daily.
  2. Analyze and translate data from web analytics.
  3. Keep up to date on latest social media trends.
  4. Explore other social media outlets to expand the YMCA’s brand and help build a strong online community.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Pursuing or received a degree in related field.
  2. Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills required
  3. Strong passion for digital art
  4. Self-motivated and able to take initiative.
  5. Experience with Adobe Creative Suites preferred.

 

COMPENSATION: 

The internship is unpaid, however, you will receive a YMCA membership during your internship. You will also gain great experience working in the non-profit sector with one of the largest non-profit organizations in the nation.

 

If you are interested, please submit your resume to:

Shane Reeves, Membership Director

YMCA of Tuscaloosa

Email: sreeves@ymcatusc.org

Phone: (205) 345-9622

A Creative Staff member should be:

  • A registered UA student with a 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Interest in graphic design, advertising creation, and gaining professional work experience
  • Experienced in using In Design and the Adobe Suite

 

The Creative Team is responsible for:

  • Creation of print ads to be published in The Crimson White, Alice and other print publications
  • Creations of digital ads for The Crimson White and other OSM media websites
  • Creation of newsletter ads for BamaLife and other newsletter products managed by OSM
  • Placement of copy, graphics and advertising in each weekly issue of BamaLife and other newsletter products managed by OSM
  • Planning the ad placement and placing the completed ads in each semi-weekly edition of The Crimson White
  • Creating speculative ads for account executives to take to clients
  • Layout of print pieces we do in conjunction with other departments on campus

 

Hours can be flexible with set times for deadlines on our print publications.

 

To apply, email Julie Salter at Julie.salter@ua.edu. Include a resume and samples of previous creative work with your email.

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.

The Tuscaloosa County Preservation Society is looking for an enthusiastic social media intern to join our team and provide creative ideas to help achieve our goals. You will have administrative duties in developing and implementing social media strategies. As a social media intern, you will collaborate with our Executive Director and Event Manger in all stages of marketing campaigns. Your insightful contribution will help develop, expand and maintain our social media channels. This internship will help you acquire real world skills and provide you with knowledge of various outreach strategies, along with gaining experience working in a team environment. The internship will begin in September and will last for the entirety of the fall semester of 2019 and will be eligible to continue into the next semester if they so wish.

Internship Information:
Location of Internship – Jemison Mansion
Internship Start Date – Sept. 16
Internship End Date – Dec. 6

What specific skills are required for this position?
Social Media and web page development. An outgoing personality, self motivated, and works well within a team.

This is an unpaid internship. To apply, please email your resume to: will@historictuscaloosa.org.

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: