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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the director of Education, Marketing & Communications with weekly and daily tasks related to articles
  • Write articles related to commercial and residential real estate as well as other sectors related to real estate

REQUIREMENTS

  • Basic knowledge of AP style
  • Self-motivated
  • Function well with deadlines
  • Know how to communicate effectively with stakeholders across the industry
  • Know or be able to adapt to real estate subject matter
  • Journalism experience a plus

 

This is a paid internship. Applications are open. Email resume to cmoman@culverhouse.ua.edu to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the Director of Education Marketing & Communications with the creation of infographics to accompany monthly research reports
  • Create flyers and posters in support of ACRE events
  • Create compelling graphics for social media posts

REQUIREMENTS

  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator
  • Proficiency in Photoshop
  • Basic knowledge of digital media design

 

This is a paid internship. Applications are open. Email resume to cmoman@culverhouse.ua.edu to apply.

ACRE is looking for an assistant to work with technology, production, and radio. This is a paid internship.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the Director of Education Marketing & Communications with recording video at ACRE events for archival and promotional purposes.
  • Assist with development and production of webinars and podcasts

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have experience editing video
  • Experienced with Adobe Audition and Premiere
  • Prior podcast experience a plus

 

Applications are open. Email a resume to cmoman@culverhouse.ua.edu.

GirlSpring, a 501©(3) non-profit with a mission of empowering girls, is looking for interns to write/blog/vlog for our website, www.girlspring.com, an online community for girls ages 13-18. This is an unpaid internship, 15 hours/week, and is a great opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing website for girls. Girlspring.com offers a safe environment for girls to address pretty much any topic that a girl might encounter during the teen years!

Interns will play an integral role in the web team, and in the strategic development of www.girlspring.com. This is a flexible position, and most work can be done remotely. Most corresponding will be done on the phone or through email, however some help may be needed at weekend and evening events.

TOPICS TO BE ADDRESSED:

  • Things to do in Birmingham, especially relating to girls and women’s rights
  • DIY
  • Fitness
  • Food
  • Lifestyle
  • Fashion
  • Interviews with high profile/super cool girls and women (written and video)

**Keep in mind that while we want to address all of these topics, we ARE a girl empowerment website, and we embrace thinking outside the box!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute 2-3 blog posts, videos, and/or quizzes per week
  • Able to bring new, engaging, and exciting content
  • Follow social media calendar
  • Help spread blog posts on all social media platforms, in conjunction with our social media strategist.
  • Submit blogging ideas based on current trends
  • Respond to other blogs
  • Engage with readers
  • Engage in social media comments in real time
  • Monitor competitors and report (following the news / websites)
  • Blogger and brand outreach
  • Able to attend certain events including some weekends and evenings

REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently enrolled in college or university program
  • 1+ years of blogging experience, or excellent writing skills
  • Reliable and professional
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Own a computer (writing will be done from home)
  • Photography skills a plus
  • A plus if you know how to use Photoshop, WordPress, Google Docs
  • Social media savvy

Spring Application Deadline September 15 

Interested applicants should email Kristen@girlspring.com with a short essay, 250 words or less explaining why you think you would be a good fit for this internship. Please include a link or references to blogs you have written.

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 be 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 increase visitation and engagement to www.girlspring.com, Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook. The intern will also perform outreach about GirlSpring to online information outlets including blogs, social networking sites, and the online communications of allied nonprofit organizations.

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Grow GirlSpring’s presence on online social networking sites (primarily Instagram, but also some pinterest and FB) 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.
  • Hours: Part-time/flexible (10-15 hours per week average)
  • Unpaid, but course credit may be available
  • 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

Deadline to Apply for the Fall Semester is September 15
Telecommuting is an available option for this internship.

KC Projects PR

One of Birmingham’s best boutique public relations firms is still accepting applications for Fall 2018 internships.

We are looking for candidates who are extremely organized, motivated, and hard-working. Candidates must have great interpersonal skills and be able to adapt to a fast paced environment. We appreciate a passion for presentation, social media and creativity. Applicants should have a college-level understanding of communications and the desire to learn more about the PR industry. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting with general daily administrative duties
  • Relationship building and networking with colleagues, clients, and the media
  • Working as part of an account team to implement media plans
  • Creating media lists
  • Researching and writing press releases
  • Tracking print, broadcast, and new media for ideas and coverage
  • Assisting in the strategic development of PR plans for all clients
  • Preparing and updating press kits, including bios, fact sheets, menus, recipes, press clips, and photos
  • Image resizing, cropping and minor editing
  • Scanning and archiving editorial placements
  • Social media content creation
  • Creating and maintaining content schedules

*Interns are needed 2-3 days per week. Hours are flexible; however, interns must be available a minimum of 15 hours per week. Internship is unpaid.

Please send resume to: info@kcprojects.net

Video Production Intern

Pelham, AL

Video Production Intern for Outdoors Show

We are looking for video production intern(s) with an interest in outdoors, hunting and wildlife preservation and management to contribute our show’s production and development. You will have the opportunity to shoot, edit and offer ideas for projects that will be promoted in our on-line channels. In addition to the Outdoors show you will be able to contribute to our on-going Automotive Service Industry video content.

Skills Required:

  • Experience and Proficiency Shooting and Editing Video
  • Help Develop Story Boards and Show Ideas
  • Owning Your Video Equipment is a Plus!

About our Company:

M5™ Management Services, Inc. is a performance improvement coaching firm that specializes in advancing fixed operations of auto dealerships around the world. Our goal is to be positioned as our Retail Dealer and OEM/Corporate clients’ vendor of choice when they require services. Our website www.m5ms.com, is a great venue to view our company’s goals, objectives, and philosophy in serving our clients. One of our main goals is providing state-of-the-industry ideas and techniques enabling our clients to advance their level of performance in fixed operations.

Our Philosophy:

  • Have fun!
  • Make a living doing what you love
  • Make a difference in the industry

Location:

In office, On Location and Remote

Apply HERE.

Multimedia Services currently has an opening for an unpaid internship that involves working with the award winning television series, Discovering Alabama.

The ideal candidates will have availability for either of two daily shifts (9am-1pm, 1pm-5pm) , Monday through Thursday.  We would like you to be able to work 2 shifts per week.

The internship involves Digital Asset Management of clips and back catalog, captioning, and other standard editing duties.  It is a working television show, so superb organizational skills, and the ability to pay attention to detail are must have qualities for this position.

There may be additional opportunities for small editing and on set opportunities.

Previous knowledge/experience with Microsoft Excel is necessary.  Experience with the Adobe Creative Cloud programs (specifically Adobe Bridge, and Premiere Pro) is a plus.

To set up an interview contact:

Zachary Travis

Discovering Alabama

zmtravis@gmail.com

About Highwire PR

If your communications programs haven’t evolved with your business challenges, you need fresh thinking.

A PR program based on your current goals and where you want your company to be tomorrow.

You need something different.

Enter Highwire Public Relations™— a modern high tech communications agency designed for disruptive companies. Our roots in journalism and Silicon Valley give us the drive, imagination and experience to create meaningful business results through smart communications programs.

You may be a Highwire Walker if you want to 

Work on business that excites you.

Become an extension of your clients teams to accomplish great things together.

Be part of a culture of transparency, respect, encouragement and celebration.

Apply your understanding of a changing media and influencer landscape in order to create storylines that have a life longer than a date of launch or news announcement.

Highwire Perks:
— Competitive salary
— Profit sharing
— Merit-based bonuses and promotions
— Excellent vacation policy including 3 weeks vacation plus office closure between Christmas and New Years
— 401K match
— Full medical and dental benefits
— Summer hours
— Work from home
— Regular Highwire social events
— Dedicated training at all levels including writing seminars, coaching, professional development courses and an agency commitment to invest in ongoing growth for our team

Apply for postgraduate internship openings at http://www.highwirepr.com/about/work-for-us/.

NFL FILMS

Experience & Education Requirements
The program is designed as an educational experience for qualified individuals. Priority for acceptance is given to college students in their junior or senior year and receiving academic credit. This internship is open to college students and recent graduates only.
Job Description

COMPANY INFORMATION
Winner of 126 Emmy Awards, NFL FILMS is widely recognized as the most honored filmmaker in sports and is credited with revolutionizing the way America watches football and sports in general. Each year NFL FILMS produces more than 600 hours of new NFL programming for NFL Network, ESPN, HBO, Showtime, all major broadcast and numerous cable networks, NFL.com, and content-streaming platforms. Additionally, NFL FILMS provides audio/visual and engineering support for other divisions of the NFL.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The NFL FILMS Internship Program is a paid opportunity. Participants in the program have the chance to experience one of the most unique learning environments in the television and film industries. The NFL FILMS Internship Program is known for offering a hands-on approach to learning. Our award-winning staff is willing to assist and mentor those individuals with a serious desire to further their studies and achieve their career goals. Incorporated into the internship program are seminars that cover topics such as navigating the unique employment landscape in this industry, the importance of networking, freelancing, and Q & A sessions with executives and former interns. Additionally, we provide time for interns to observe and experience all phases of our operations in film and video production as well as the opportunity to work on one’s own project to upgrade his or her skills and demo reel.

There are several departments within NFL FILMS that offer internship opportunities. A description of each department can be found below. Please thoroughly read through each department description before selecting your area of interest in our application. Based on an applicant’s stated interest, course of study and experience, we will assign an intern to spend the majority of his or her time in one of these departments: Audio, Producers, Social Media, Cinematography, Footage Licensing, Talent Relations, Media Services, Project Management, Studio, Graphics, Entertainment Development, and Field Operations.

*We do not offer internships in the areas of live broadcasting, business, sport management, marketing, advertising, or public relations. Should you have interest in those areas, please reach out to the NFL Headquarters in New York City regarding their internship program*

 

ACADEMIC CREDIT

Current college students may participate in the NFL FILMS Internship Program for academic credit. However, receipt of academic credit is entirely dependent upon the policies of the university and is the responsibility of the student.


ACCEPTANCE

NFL FILMS internships start in fall and are limited to a period of no more than 6 months. Applicants must be available at least three full-days a week (Monday — Friday) and acceptance is contingent upon the outcome of a standard background investigation. The program is designed as an educational experience for qualified individuals. This internship is open to college students and recent graduates only.

TO APPLY
Complete the online application and assessment. When prompted, please upload BOTH cover letter and resume.

IMPORTANT
**YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE REVIEWED IF IT DOES NOT CONTAIN BOTH A COVER LETTER & RESUME**

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTIONS

Please thoroughly read through each department description before selecting your area of interest in our application.


CINEMATOGRAPHY
This department is appropriate for those individuals looking for a career as a Director of Photography or Cinematographer. Interns will work with our Emmy Award-winning cinematographers, gaining knowledge of and experience with high-definition cameras; learning proper care, maintenance, and handling of HD equipment from our extensive inventory, and acquiring real world experience working side-by-side with our crews in the field for various shoots. Interns will gain knowledge on how to light and shoot NFL Films-style productions and will be given time to light and shoot in various situations, while receiving feedback from our Cinematographers. Students interested in working in this department should have a working knowledge of on-location film production and equipment.

 

FOOTAGE LICENSING
This department is appropriate for those individuals interested in Entertainment or Copyright Law. The Footage Acquisition department is responsible for acquiring and licensing intellectual property (i.e.: news stories, movie clips, photos, magazine covers) from third parties, to be incorporated into NFL Films productions. Students in this internship will build their research, communication, and organizational skills by working hands-on to research and acquire third party materials. They will also research and confirm the copyright holder of the requested elements, secure permission to use the elements in our productions utilizing license agreements and other appropriate paperwork. They will learn the various types of agreements that we enter into, how to build professional working relationships (both internally and with third party vendors) and how to track expenses/detailed information for future reference.

 

MEDIA SERVICES

This is not a news, broadcast, advertising, or public relations assignment. This internship is appropriate for individuals who are interested in utilizing their editing knowledge, while expanding their research and communication skills. The National Football League holds the rights to all NFL footage and the Media Services department is responsible for compiling and disseminating that footage to companies who have a licensing agreement with the NFL. The intern assigned to this department will assist in researching and gathering material for outside television networks, NFL teams, news stations, and movies/television shows currently in production requiring NFL footage. Utilizing our in-house search and database systems, this department chooses aesthetically appropriate shots based on the request to be filled and creates a compilation reel for each job. Interns will also assist the department in completing the department’s additional daily tasks. Individuals requesting Media Services must have editing experience and know Final Cut Pro.

GRAPHICS
This department is appropriate for individuals interested in a career in graphic design for broadcast. An intern in this department will gain valuable experience and the ability to upgrade their skills while working with our staff artists. Interns will be exposed to all aspects of the department including designing their own Cinema 4D and After-Effects projects. Additionally, students will be working with our artists on projects in Photoshop and Illustrator; motion graphics design; 3D modeling, lighting, texturing, animation and rendering; motion and timing; typography; composition; and color theory. Preference is given to those students that have 3D or After-Effects experience, competency in Illustrator, Photoshop, and a passion for broadcast graphic design.

PRODUCERS
This department is appropriate for those individuals interested in a career as a writer, editor or in a producing role involving the creative content of a show. Interns in this department will work with our Emmy Award-winning Producers and learn all aspects of the NFL FILMS style of storytelling. Producers at NFL FILMS are responsible for the content of the entire production from conception of the story, including researching footage, conducting interviews, scripting narration to graphic elements, and the final edit and audio mix. Interns will observe and learn about all facets of the producing position, including researching the history of a player, team, or story; non-linear editing; logging interviews, game footage, and radio calls; and on-location and in-house shoots. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to our high profile programming. Preference is given to those individuals with an understanding of non-linear editing software and an interest in telling football stories.

PRODUCERS — SOCIAL MEDIA (Fall only)

This department is appropriate for individuals interested in a creative career in digital media, video editing, and storytelling. Interns in this field will assist with the day-to-day operations of the NFL Films social media platforms. The team is responsible for promoting weekly shows, making creative use of archival footage, and crafting new video content to enforce the NFL Films brand on social media. The intern will learn how to tell a story with a quick video runtime and limited wordcount, while capturing the audience’s attention and interpreting analytics to curate future content. The intern will assist with tracking the growth of each platform and finding new creative ways to be in the conversation of world news and football news. Preference is given to students who have an understanding of the digital world. Experience with non-linear editing software is preferred. Candidates must have a desire to keep up with the fast-moving pace of social media. Fluency across multiple social media platforms is required.

PRODUCERS — NFL GAMEDAY MORNING (Fall only)

This internship is appropriate for individuals looking for a career producing a live television studio show. Interns will report directly to the show’s Coordinating Producer and work daily with Producers and other production crew. Interns will experience live studio shoots and the creative production process that goes into getting a live weekly show on the air. Responsibilities include gathering show topics, researching and logging footage of weekly press conferences, assisting in the editing of pre-produced segment content, and coordinating live, interactive social media initiatives during air. Preference is given to those individuals looking to pursue a career in live or broadcast television production; experience with ENPS is a plus.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT
This department is appropriate for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the management of creative projects from a budgetary and resource management standpoint. The intern will shadow a project manager and observe how productions are budgeted, planned and executed. They will take a larger role in the daily office tasks needed to manage various budgets, which includes but not limited to: the administrative duties of processing timecards & invoices, creating wrap binders, working in the Purchase Order system and reviewing expense reports. A successful candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, be extremely organized and is a self-motivator. A basic understanding of the process and equipment used in television and film production as well as a basic business knowledge are preferred.

 

TALENT RELATIONS
This department is appropriate for those individuals interested in a career as a Talent Coordinator or working with athletes at a sports team or agency. The Player and Talent Relations department is responsible for scheduling and coordinating shoots and interviews for NFL Films programming and works closely our Producers, Directors, Field Operations personnel, and Project Managers. Those responsibilities include maintaining databases and calendars, coordinating travel for individuals coming to NFL Films or to remote locations for interviews, and preparing and disseminating paperwork to all involved in the shoot. Establishing and strengthening relationships with all the NFL Club Members, players, and players’ agents is a key goal of this department. Preference is given to those individuals who have a strong knowledge of NFL players, are highly organized, work well in a team atmosphere, and have outstanding communication skills.

 

AUDIO

This department is appropriate for those individuals interested in obtaining a career in post-production audio, television studio mixing and/or location recording and mixing. Interns in the Audio department will be exposed to all aspects of audio undertaken by NFL Films. Interns will work with our audio mixers gaining knowledge of audio operations on our shooting stage during live shoots, including setup, troubleshooting, wiring talent, and assisting the studio mixer. Interns will also be exposed to our Sound Transfer department and gain experience with equipment used to transfer our 40+ years of audio from various analog formats to digital files, locating audio clips for various productions, and archiving radio calls from NFL games. In addition, interns will be given numerous opportunities to observe and occasionally assist our award-winning mixers with talent voice-over recording sessions, sound design, on location recording and post-production mixing sessions. Priority is given to those individuals studying the art of Audio and all interns will be expected to learn the Fairlight Xynergi DAW, which is used extensively throughout the Audio department.

ENTERTAINMENT DEVELOPMENT

This role is appropriate for individuals interested in pursuing a career in development. Intern will learn how to assess the development landscape and leave with an understanding of the process of development and the career paths available. They will assist the Director of Entertainment Marketing and the Manager of Entertainment Marketing and will research trends, synthesize data, and create briefing books for pitch meetings. Additionally, they will assist with pro-active research to identify trends in the marketplace, especially for finding underutilized areas for NFL integrations. Individuals applying to this department should have a basic understanding of the process of development and be versed in Word, Excel, Power Point (or the equivalents.)

 

FIELD OPERATIONS

This department is appropriate for those individuals interested in obtaining a career as a Production Manager or Production Coordinator. Interns in this department will work closely with Project Managers and Producers on a variety of NFL Films productions. Interns working in the Field Operations department will gain valuable insight into television production by working on all aspects of production specifically from a logistical perspective. A successful intern will assist in making crew calls, onboarding new crew hires, obtaining filming permits, handling travel arrangements, ordering grip trucks, etc. This person will also help coordinate the production schedule each week. When appropriate, opportunities will be given to observe and assist our productions on-location. Individuals applying for this position should have a basic understanding of film and television production, as well as excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
The program is designed as an educational experience for qualified individuals. Priority for acceptance is given to college students in their junior or senior year and receiving academic credit. This internship is open to college students and recent graduates only.
Job Description
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