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: November 1, 2022

What: Media Intern

Where: Alabama Center for Real Estate

Office Location: 2008 12th St, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Hours: 5 hours a week with flexible scheduling

Pay: $10/hour

Job Description:

Intern’s primary responsibility will be producing the Real Estate Matters podcast from recording to editing. May occasionally perform other media needs of ACRE including filming events and social shorts.

Job Requirements:

  • Basic Audio Recording principles
  • Use of Adobe Audition for editing
  •  Technology Troubleshooting
  • Ability to record and edit short form video

How to Apply: If interested in this position, please reach out to Stuart Norton for additional information.

Posted: November 1, 2022

What: Student Intern for WKRG-TV News 5

Where: WKRG-TV News Station – Mobile, AL

Office Location: 555 Broadcast Dr., Mobile, AL 36606

Position Description:

  • Internships with WKRG-TV / wkrg.com are HIGHLY SELECTIVE.
  • All Spring 2023 Internships are IN-PERSON and based at WKRG’s 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.
  • 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.
  • The intern is responsible for their own transportation

The program is a great fit for students who aspire to careers in News/Journalism (multi-media journalists, producers, videographers, reporters, anchors, etc.), Weather (on-camera Meteorologists, weather producers), and Production (newscast and live program directors, audio operators, graphics creators & operators, video editors, etc.), and other disciplines. It might also be a good fit for students who aspire to careers which interact with editorial professionals or careers in content marketing, public relations, marketing, and promotions.

Students majoring in fields of study including Journalism, Broadcasting, Digital Content, Meteorology/Atmospheric Sciences, English, Creative Writing, Literature, Pre-Law, Political Science, and Criminal Justice are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information:

  • Applications, interviews, and acceptance are conducted on a rolling basis.
  • Spring 2023 Internship Cohort positions will be filled by qualified candidates on a first come, first serve 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 2022), the sooner you will be interviewed, and the sooner you will learn if you have been accepted into the program.
  • Selected interns may begin their internship experience on or after Wednesday 11 January 2023.
  • Selected interns must complete their internship experience on or before Friday 26 May 2023.

Tuesday 1 November 2022 – Application Period Opens Thursday, January 26, 2023 – 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)

How to Apply:

Go to the Nexstar Careers portal  and apply for Spring 2023 Unpaid News Internship [REQ-21488] no later than 5pm CST, Thursday, January 26, 2023. IT is recommended that you APPLY BEFORE THE END OF THE FALL 2022 SEMESTER.

After submitting your application online, please email a copy of your resume to WKRG News Director Gene Kirkconnell. The body of that email should include a short note explaining why you are interested in participating in Spring 2023 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.

Further Information about this position can be found here: 23 Spring Internships – WKRG Mobile AL Posting to Unis 102822

Posted: October 27, 2022

What: Marketing Intern

Where: Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex

Office Location:  2100 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. North  Birmingham, Alabama 35203

Hours: 20 hours/week for 6 months

Pay: $15/hour

Job Description:

The Marketing Intern will provide support to the BJCC’s Sales and Marketing department. This paid internship offers a unique opportunity to gain valuable skills and hands-on experience in a variety of marketing activities such as graphic design, social media accounts contribution, as well as assist with strategic marketing projects and initiatives. The BJCC is looking for an individual who is self-motived, fast learning with exceptional communication skills and an ability to creatively contribute to a fast-paced team environment. The Marketing Intern will gain valuable experience in event marketing and digital marketing.

Job Duties:

Demonstrates understanding and full performance ability in each of the following.

  • Creatively develop and revitalize the BJCC marketing assets and marketing collateral using graphic design and content development.
  • Assists with posting on the BJCC social media channels.
  • Create digital social media content (copy and visual asset selection and creation).
  • Assist with event day and event announcement social media including creating and scheduling content.
  • Learn to operate the software system that runs the BJCC.org website
  • Assist with coordinating the digital signage for event-related and/or venue information.
  • Assist in designing, creating and revitalizing digital and hard materials for the department.
  • Assists with servicing event clients and promoters as required to deliver exceptional digital content, signage and print content as required.
  • Monitor activities at competing venues in town and across the country for application of best practices.
  • Bring innovative and fresh perspectives to elevate the BJCC experience.
  • Conduct entertainment industry and marketing research via email, phone calls, internet searches as well as various community resources and publications.
  • Complete database entry, calendar updates, filing and drafting emails as needed.
  • Learn hospitality and entertainment industry.
  • Assist with events including event photography as required.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Additional Requirements: 

  • Applicants must be a college student in their junior or senior year, a graduate or recent graduate (within one calendar year) enrolled in a college/university level marketing, communications or tourism/hospitality program.
  • This internship may be eligible for school credit.
  • Valid State of Alabama Driver License preferred.

How to Apply: Please apply on the portal using this link 

Posted: October 20, 2022

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is seeking applicants for Spring 2023 internship in the Center for Library Science. Students should be current students in a Masters of Library and Information Science programs.

The GAO is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. We accomplish our mission by providing objective and reliable information and analysis to the Congress, to federal agencies, and to the public, and recommending improvements, when appropriate, on a wide variety of issues to make government work better. The Center for Library Science (CLS), part of Applied Research and Methods at GAO, is seeking current students in Masters of Library and Information Science programs to apply for a spring internship. 

What: Full-time or part-time paid internship, salary $50,643 – $61,947 per year. Other perks include transit benefits and a flexible work schedule. Types of work include specialized research in support of GAO audit work, collection development, and work with library systems. 

Where: Washington, DC. Telework is available.

When: Spring 2023. Start date in January. 400 – 640 hours total, anticipated.

View more: US GAO – Student Trainee (Librarian-Research) Spring 2023 Internship

To apply, visit here. Application closes October 28, 2022.

Posted: October 17, 2022

NSI seeks an energetic, responsible intern to join our growing organization.  In this position, you will be expected to learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures. You will focus on learning how our organization runs.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist in preparing information and research materials;
  • Take notes during meetings and calls; drafts event talking points, memos, reports, and presentations; sort and manage files;
  • Manage databases and input information, data, and records;
  • Research and gather documentation on company position in the industry;
  • Attend NSI virtual events; and
  • Update and post supervised social media and website content; respond to web correspondence, social media posts, and email
Required Qualifications:
  • Holds an undergraduate degree or currently enrolled in an undergraduate program;
  • Has a passion for national security and foreign policy
  • Has knowledge of social media platforms;
  • Has Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Has availability to work 16 hours/week; and
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Degree or current undergraduate program in international relations, political science, national security or a related field;
  • Experience with WordPress, Canva, Tweet Deck, Hootsuite, Mailchimp and/or Audacity; and
  • Based in the DC Metro area.
How to Apply:
Apply via Handshake. Applications close October 26, 2022 at 11:00 PM.

Posted: October 13, 2022

What: Social Media Assistant

Where: Computer Science Department at the University of Alabama

Office Location: ​University of Alabama 3043 H.M. Comer, 245 7th Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Hours: 5 hours/week – more if needed for extra events

Pay: $10/hour

Job Duties:

The Computer Science Department of the University of Alabama is looking to hire a social media assistant to help develop and manage the social media strategy for the department’s Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts.

  • This position would work with the chair of the social media committee and team to target the suggested audience
  • Have a deep understanding of the social media universe
  • Be familiar with the University of Alabama and the area
  • Self-motivated and self-driven, able to create their own tasks, think creatively, and strategically, and think of new content on their own
  • Must have new and exiting ways to share the information for the department
  • Must be able to write copy for social media posts and be extremely creative to suggest new strategies to promote the students, faculty, research of the department
  • Ability to create, edit contents and videos for Reels and website
  • Hours are flexible

How to Apply: Please email a resume and availability to Jamie Thompson if interested in this position.

Posted: October 12, 2022

What: Campaign and Marketing Intern

Where: The Pittsburgh Steelers

Duration: Full-time, hourly, 2 year position

Qualifications:

  • Recent graduate (within 1 year) from college or university, Marketing degree preferred
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint is preferred
  • Be able to work roughly 40 hours per week, which can include game day/nights, weekends and other various events during non-standard weekday work time periods
  • Strong project and time management skills is required

Job Duties:

  • Provide support for marketing and advertising promotional activities (e.g. social media, email, web, fulfillment) for various campaigns.
  • Provide weekly copy for a variety of writing projects including TV/Radio broadcast and promotional reads, youth program content, etc.
  • Facilitate fulfillment and completion of legal requirements for external promotional campaigns, contests, giveaways, and sweepstakes.
  • Collaborate with various departments to recap and report on key marketing efforts.
  • Assist with project and campaign execution and fulfillment for a variety of NFL initiatives including NFL+, NFTs, Membership Club, and Fan of the Year.
  • Support in promotion and campaign development of Steelers Hangouts & Road Warrior programs.
  • Manage marketing premium and autograph item inventory, purchasing, and shipping for all items used for promotional campaigns, contests, giveaways, and sweepstakes.
  • Provide marketing team with additional support for various campaigns as needed.
  • Support event & fan development marketing track to bolster fan experience on gameday and special events.
**Person must have experience writing marketing copy

How to Apply: Through posting on TeamworkOnline 

Posted: October 12, 2022

What: Winter fellowship program for recent college graduates

Where: The Wilbert Group 

Office Location: ​1720 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

Duration: 6 month program, beginning January 9, 2023

Other Things: Competitive pay at $17/hour is offered, and the potential to be hired following the completion of the program. Candidates should be recent or upcoming grads, graduating prior to the fellowship start date of January 9.

About the Employer: The Wilbert Group is an integrated brand, public relations, social media and content firm located in Atlanta, GA as the fifth largest firm in the area. The Wilbert Group collaborates with clients to understand and define their brand stories

Job Duties: The Wilbert Fellowship is an immersive, six-month program for recent college graduates, with a focus this winter on (1) media relations or (2) social media. Fellows gain hands-on, client-facing experience at one of Atlanta’s top PR agencies and hone their skills in media relations or social media, while learning from all of the teams at Wilbert (they also have web developers, videographers and other in-house content creators).

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should send a resume and a brief explanation of why they are the ideal candidate (150 words or less) to fellowship@thewilbertgroup.com by Sunday, November 13 at 11:59 pm. Please note in the subject line if you are interested in the media relations or social media track.

Posted: October 7, 2022

Hunter PR is seeking applicants for Summer 2023 internships in New York City at  headquarters.

Are you a rising senior in college looking for an incredible, paid summer internship? Our interns are placed on teams across the business and specialty departments of the agency, including Food + CPG, Health + Wellness, Beauty + Personal Care, Retail, Wine + Culinary, Tabasco, Home + Lifestyle, Spirits, Measurements + Insights, Content + Experiences, Design, Media + Entertainment and more.

This is not a “coffee run” type of internship – our interns are integrated into our agency thoroughly and will have the opportunity to help with:

  • Drafting press materials
  • Building media lists
  • Monitoring, measuring, and tracking coverage
  • Social & digital programs
  • Influencer relations
  • Integrations & partnerships
  • Event logistics
  • Brainstorming & research

To be considered, students must:

  • Be enrolled in a college or university program
  • Understand PR and marketing communications at a basic level
  • Possess solid writing and communication skills
  • Have a positive, inquisitive, proactive can-do attitude
  • PRSSA membership or involvement is always a plus, but not required.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to internships@hunterpr.com.

Posted: September 27, 2022

What: Marketing Director

Where: Christ Episcopal Church

Office Location: 605 Lurleen B Wallace N Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Work Schedule: Part-time paid postition

Job Duties: The marketing director is responsible for communicating church information to parishioners and the community. Specific work includes creating and sending email blasts, designing flyers and other graphics, attending staff meetings, and managing social media accounts.

How to Apply: Interested students can email their resume to Madolyn Kirby to apply for the position.

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