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 Outlook in Alexander City is looking for a summer 2020 intern. To qualify for this position, you must be a junior, senior or graduate student with an interest in journalism. Interns will have the opportunity to work on layout, write stories and editorials, take and edit photos and video, and much more!

If you are interested in the position, please email your resume to santana.wood@alexcityoutlook.com.

Golin is seeking a number of recent graduates to join our Dallas office. The company has open intern positions for Analytics & InsightsPaid Media, Public Relations and Graphic Design.

Golin is a progressive public relations agency designed to reach the profoundly diverse market. Inclusion is a core value for Golin, and we are focused on establishing a culture that is intentionally inclusive, potently diverse and uncompromisingly equitable. Our expertise ranges from brand-building and cutting-edge digital content, to corporate reputation, healthcare advocacy and measurement. Golin aligns earned-first, data-driven creative with the customer journey through our collaborative G4 Model to deliver maximum impact for clients. Our roster includes many of the largest CPG, retail, food, technology and consumer service companies in the world.

Our paid, full-time internship runs from June through December and is designed to give you the authentic experience of working in an agency. This internship aims to give you varied experience in PR with exposure to different practice areas and skillsets. You’ll be an active team member, and you may be asked to dig deep into what people are saying online, use data to quantify and project a trend, assist at events big and small, communicate with the media or sit in on a client brainstorm.

 

Click the following links to learn more about each individual position or to begin the application process: Analytics & Insights, Paid Media, Public Relations and Graphic Design.

What are you waiting for? Our internship begins Monday, June 8, 2020 and concludes Friday, December 18, 2020. 

Please apply for these positions if you are:   
  • A champion of diverse talent who proactively cultivates an inclusive culture and uses cultural competence to drive agency and client’s business forward
  • Passionate about digital and social analytics
  • A sponge who is eager to learn and grow
  • Ambitious
  • A self-starter
  • A team-player
  • A critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills
Requirements:  
  • You must be a recent college graduate or have obtained your degree by June 2020.
  • You must be available to work a full-time schedule, Monday – Friday, 8:30AM – 5:30PM.
  • You must be available to attend an in-person interview at Golin’s Dallas office in April.
  • Submit the below. *If you do not follow all directions, your application will not be considered. * 
    • Your resume and responses to four short essay questions (listed below), all combined into a single PDF document. Answers should be no more than 200 words per question.
    • Saved as: “Last Name, First Name.pdf”
    • Submitted directly to our careers page posting by EOD March 29, 2020.
Questions: 
  1. Tell us about a recent brand campaign you felt was compelling. Why?
  2. What’s something brave you’d like to see a brand do? Why? Is there a topic of challenge you feel a specific brand could/should address?
  3. Thinking about the variety of PR skills, which one do you think you’re best at? What skills would you like to develop further during the internship?
  4. Al Golin used to say, “Fix it before it breaks,” What does this quote mean to you? How would you apply it in your day-to-day at Golin?

Tusco Inc. in Cottondale, AL. is currently seeking a qualified candidate for internship to help with graphic design. This opportunity is available, following the students graduation, for gainful employment should the student apply. This position in unpaid.

Graphic abilities should include, but not limited to programs from Photoshop to Adobe Illustrator. Having skills in Adobe Premier and or Apple’s Final Cut Pro is not a requirement, but definitely a plus. This position is an aid to the marketing and sales coordinator. Qualified persons must be able to communicate effectively, follow direction and meet deadlines. Since this internship is during the students school term, Tusco will work around the schedule of the student.

To apply for this position please email your resume to grush@tuscoinc.com. An in-person interview will be scheduled at this time.

Internship Purpose:

The general intern will serve as supporting role for the Volunteer Coordinator, Director of Family Programming and Family Care Specialists. The intern will be involved in all aspects of volunteer management and daily activities related to the House.  Additional responsibilities will include but are not limited to managing volunteers, providing tours of the house, speaking engagements, all aspects of front desk duties, family programming, special events, database entry, solicitations and administrative duties.

Qualifications:

Intern candidates for the position should be be enrolled in a college/university and working towards the completion of a degree in the area of Human Services.  Having some volunteer experience with the Ronald McDonald House or with children and families is a plus. Skills required are good communication, organization, planning, time management, decision making, and problem solving. In addition, the intern must conduct oneself in a tactful manner in dealing with families and volunteers.

The intern must be dependable and able to work with minimal supervision.

Essential Functions:

1. Guest Relations

  • Create an atmosphere of hospitality and ensure the well being and comfort of the families
  • Oversee referrals, room assignments, and check-in and checkout procedures
  • Clarify and enforce RMHCA policies and procedures to the guests
  • Communicate pertinent information to the Director of Family Programming regarding guest status in a timely manner
  • Handle communication with the families

2. Administration

  • Work in a positive, nurturing manner with volunteers, community groups, donors, and support staff in the House
  • Complete accurate donor forms for all in-kind donations that come in while on-duty
  • Ensure proper accounting procedures are followed
  • Record guest information on daily occupancy log and computer
  • Answer phones and respond to phone requests
  • Help assist Business Coordinator and Development staff with database
  • Assist in Pop Tab Pandemonium School Contest

3. Volunteers

  • Function as the Pop Tab Coordinator – accepting pop tab donations and managing the Pop Tab Program.
  • Assist with community group desiring to provide support and activities that will benefit the House and families.
  • Assist with the Family Meal Program
  • Communicate with new volunteers
  • Train all new volunteers and set their schedules
  • Assist with volunteer database management
  • Assist with speaking engagements
  • Assist with recruiting, screening, training and retaining volunteers and meal donors
  • Assist in Volunteer Orientation meetings held once a month

Disclaimer:

This is not a list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the position.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, RMHCA reserves the right to revise the position or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush job, or technological developments).

Physical Demands:

  • Sits at desk 50 – 60% of day
  • Near visual acuity essential for reading
  • Talking and hearing essential for communication
  • Able to lift and transport up to 50 pounds
  • Physically able to climb stairs and perform small maintenance tasks as needed

 

To apply send cover letter and resume to contact below.

Stephanie Duncan
Direct: 205.638.7372
Stephanie.Duncan@rmhca.org

Internship Purpose:

The Special Events Intern will serve as supporting role for the Special Events Manager, Development Manager, and Director of Development at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA). The intern will be involved in all aspects of event management and other tasks related to Development. The intern will sit in on committee and board meetings as well as shadow all department heads in order to walk away from their internship experience with a well-rounded view on how nonprofit organizations, RMHCA in particular, are run and managed. To apply for this position, please click here.

Qualifications:

Intern candidates for the position should be enrolled in a college/university and working towards the completion of a degree in the area of Non-Profit Management, Human Services, Hospitality or Communications. Having some volunteer experience with the Ronald McDonald House or with children and families is a plus. Skills required are good oral and written communication, planning, time management, decision making, and problem solving. In addition, the intern must conduct oneself in a tactful manner in dealing with families and volunteers.

  • Be dependable and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Be responsible, flexible, hard‐working, ethical, and committed to the mission of RMHCA
  • Possess a high level of organizational skills and be detail oriented
  • Possess solid oral and written communication skills
  • Be skilled at a variety of computer skills, e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint,  InDesign, Social Media
  • Be able to operate standard office equipment (fax, photocopier, etc.)
  • Be able to juggle multiple tasks
  • Possess an interest in a nonprofit career ‐particularly events and fundraising
  • Consent to a background check and have a current driver’s license and clean driving record

Essential Functions:

  • Complete assigned tasks regarding the planning and execution of signature events including, but not limited to Red Shoe Run, Golf Classic, and Heart of the House Gala
  • Attend committee and event-related meetings
  • Assist with logistics, item procurement, and event research for each of RMHCA’s Signature Events
  • Assist in designing and creating event materials and collateral
  • Work to support the Development Team in the execution of the Development Plan
  • Attend Community Events as necessary
  • Work with the Marketing Team on the execution of event marketing, and volunteer recruitment for events
  • Other duties not mentioned above
  • Work in a positive, nurturing manner with volunteers, community groups, donors, and support staff in the House
  • Help Administrative Assistant and Development staff with any database needs

Disclaimer:

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the position.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, management reserved the right to revise the position or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush job, or technological developments).

Physical Demands:

  • Sits at desk 50 – 60% of day
  • Near visual acuity essential for reading
  • Talking and hearing essential for communication
  • Able to lift and transport up to 30 pounds
  • Physically able to climb stairs and perform small maintenance tasks as needed

 

Position: Reporter

Location: Washington, D.C.

Start date: Immediately

Qualifications: Prior journalism and writing experience, passion for the coverage areas and overall news cycle, excellent social skills and strong initiative.

Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: Fully Remote

Benefits: Health, dental and vision insurance; paid time off

Jewish Insider is a curated digest and news site delivering U.S. politics, philanthropy and business news to a network of civic and communal leaders from across the ideological spectrum. In addition to coalescing an otherwise segmented community each day, we see news as an opportunity to introduce new ideas, initiatives and individuals to our readers. JI is looking for talented, curious reporters with strong initiative, good news judgement and a desire to tap into and drive the conversation in the overlapping spheres of politics, business and Jewish communal life. JI reporters chase down scoops, cultivate sources, pitch ideas, break news and contribute to our weekday newsletter, the Daily Kickoff. Our writers will publish 2-3 concise, thoroughly researched and reported news items each day as well as feature articles as assigned.

Please include a resume, cover letter and 3-5 clips in your application. Click here for link to application.

FP1 Strategies, a political consulting firm based in Arlington, Virginia, is looking for current college students and recent graduates to support its growing team as interns.

Ideal candidates are hardworking, driven individuals who have an interest in politics, advertising, and digital strategy.

Interns will work directly with the operations team as well as within the various departments of the firm as needed. Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Monitoring media coverage of current events and political news
  • Researching issues surrounding political campaigns and public affairs initiatives
  • Assisting in the preparation of PowerPoint decks and other written materials for new business and client meetings
  • Drafting and editing memos, LTEs, op-eds, and social media posts
  • Helping to proofread political scripts and advertisements
  • Providing administrative assistance as necessary

Requirements

Ideal candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Possess superior oral and written communication skills and have the ability to work with a variety of people at all levels of the firm
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Show meticulous attention to detail, great organizational skills, and a positive, can-do attitude
  • Able to meet deadlines while juggling multiple requests and projects
  • A background in social media is a plus

Start and end dates are flexible, but we ask that interns commit to working at least four days per week.

Benefits

We offer a fast-paced work environment on a growing team and a great amount of opportunity for learning.

 

To apply for this position, please click here.

PLUS Communications, a public affairs firm based in Arlington, Virginia, is looking for current college students and recent graduates to support its growing team as interns. Ideal candidates are hardworking, driven individuals who have an interest in public affairs, communications, advertising, and digital strategy.

Ideal candidates are hardworking, driven individuals who have an interest in politics, advertising, and digital strategy.

Interns will work directly with the operations team as well as within the various departments of the firm as needed. Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Monitoring media coverage of current events and political news
  • Researching issues surrounding political campaigns and public affairs initiatives
  • Assisting in the preparation of PowerPoint decks and other written materials for new business and client meetings
  • Drafting and editing memos, LTEs, op-eds, and social media posts
  • Helping to proofread political scripts and advertisements
  • Providing administrative assistance as necessary

Requirements

Ideal candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Possess superior oral and written communication skills and have the ability to work with a variety of people at all levels of the firm
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Show meticulous attention to detail, great organizational skills, and a positive, can-do attitude
  • Able to meet deadlines while juggling multiple requests and projects
  • A background in social media is a plus

Start and end dates are flexible, but we ask that interns commit to working at least four days per week.

Benefits

We offer a fast-paced work environment on a growing team and a great amount of opportunity for learning.

To apply for this position, please click here.

PLUS Communications and FP1 Strategies, a political consulting firm based in Arlington, Virginia, is looking for current college students and recent graduates to support its growing team as interns.

Ideal candidates are hardworking, driven individuals who have an interest in politics, advertising, and digital strategy.

Interns will work directly with the operations team as well as within the various departments of the firm as needed. Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Monitoring media coverage of current events and political news
  • Researching issues surrounding political campaigns and public affairs initiatives
  • Assisting in the preparation of PowerPoint decks and other written materials for new business and client meetings
  • Drafting and editing memos, LTEs, op-eds, and social media posts
  • Helping to proofread political scripts and advertisements
  • Providing administrative assistance as necessary

Requirements

Ideal candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Possess superior oral and written communication skills and have the ability to work with a variety of people at all levels of the firm
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Show meticulous attention to detail, great organizational skills, and a positive, can-do attitude
  • Able to meet deadlines while juggling multiple requests and projects
  • A background in research (including experience with LexisNexis) and social media is a plus

Start and end dates are flexible, but we ask that interns commit to working at least four days per week.

Benefits

We offer a fast-paced work environment on a growing team and a great amount of opportunity for learning.

To apply for this position, please click here.

PLUS Communications, a public affairs firm based in Arlington, Virginia, is looking for current college students and recent graduates to support its growing team as interns. Ideal candidates are hardworking, driven individuals who have an interest in public affairs, communications, advertising, and digital strategy.

Interns will work directly with the operations team as well as within the various departments of the firm as needed. Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Monitoring media coverage of current events
  • Researching issues surrounding public affairs initiatives
  • Assisting in the preparation of PowerPoint decks and other written materials for new business and client meetings
  • Drafting and editing memos, LTEs, op-eds, and social media posts
  • Helping to proofread advertisements
  • Providing administrative assistance as necessary

Requirements

Ideal candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Possess superior oral and written communication skills and have the ability to work with a variety of people at all levels of the firm
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Show meticulous attention to detail, great organizational skills, and a positive, can-do attitude
  • Able to meet deadlines while juggling multiple requests and projects
  • A background in research (including experience with LexisNexis) and social media is a plus

Start and end dates are flexible, but we ask that interns commit to working at least four days per week.

Benefits

We offer a fast-paced work environment on a growing team and a great amount of opportunity for learning.

To apply for this position, please click here.

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