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.
PUBLIC RELATIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
Founded in 1970, STYLE Advertising is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm located in Birmingham, Ala., and remains the oldest agency in Alabama still operating under the same name for more than 40 years. We seek to inspire, spark conversations and tell client stories. Want to join us? Internship positions with our public relations and social media department are available for recent graduates or current students of public relations, marketing or communication programs for fall 2018. Internships last August to December 2018.
STYLE’s ideal intern is professional, innovative and a self-starter with a strong attention to detail, problem-solving skills, creativity, ambition and a strong work ethic. An interest in public relations and social media is a must, along with strong writing skills and knowledge of our favorite language – AP style. (Oxford comma lovers need not apply.) An understanding of and experience with social media outlets and management systems such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest and the role it can play in a business’ marketing strategy is key.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To apply, please email a resume and cover letter, along with links to personal social media profiles (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr or a blog) and 1-3 writing samples, to Katie Beck at email@example.com. Article and press release samples from class projects or assignments are great!
Crimson Tide Productions is seeking graphic design interns to create quality content for all 20 athletic teams at UA. This paid internship includes both print and digital works that will be featured on a variety of different platforms.
Location of internship: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Internship start date: September, 2018
Internship end date: May, 2019
Skills required for this position:
To apply for this posting, email your resume and portfolio (or link to portfolio) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Collegiate Baseball Scouting Network is a web development intern to improve their WordPress website, cbscout.net and manage and optimize their internal database. Applicants with knowledge of WordPress and SQL will be preferred. This paid internship will work directly under CBSN CEO, Justin Volman, at the UA Entrepreneurship Institute in Tuscaloosa.
Start date: Approximately September 1, 2018
End date: Approximately May 1, 2019
Specific skills required for this position:
To apply for this posting, email your resume to Benjamin Rydecki.
Application deadline: August 24, 2018.
The Sox Stop is an apparel company specializing in the art of custom socks and partnering with teams, schools and professional athletes to create business relationships with sponsored apparel. Under the direction of the staff, the intern(s) will learn valuable lessons and skills in the form of creative design, marketing and advertising, communication, and writing to help in their field of degree. There are 3 unpaid intern positions available. 2 interns will focus on advertising, marketing and communication, and 1 intern will specialize in graphic design.
Location of Internship: Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Start Date: September 3, 2018
End Date: December 14, 2018
Advertising, marketing and communication interns.
Preferred skills and daily tasks include:
Graphic design intern.
Preferred skills and daily tasks include:
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Travis Bligh. Reference “Internship Application” and which position you are applying for, i.e. Advertising, Marketing and Communication, or Graphic Design). Applications will be viewed daily and will be accepted throughout the semester until positions filled.
The Red Cross is seeking (up to) five student interns to be on a blood drive committee this academic year in a paid internship. The primary responsibility of student interns is recruiting blood donors, educating sponsor groups, marketing blood drives and volunteering at drives.
The committee will be an official organization with the University and will require 3-5 hours of work/service per week. Each student on the committee will receive $500 toward tuition or a book scholarship, a letter of recommendation from the Red Cross’ Director of Donor Recruitment and a graduation cord.
Application deadline: August 24.
The Communications Bureau is responsible for sharing the Agency’s story through public education, media, training seminars, social media, preparedness events, and community meetings and assists the Executive Office of the Mayor in the coordination of crisis communications during emergencies. Successful candidates will be expected to work in the following capacities: assist the Communications Bureau with its social media efforts (producing content and measuring results for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram), work with HSEMA’s Community Outreach Team to plan and coordinate outreach events for District residents; assist the Communications Bureau Chief with research on emergency preparedness communication best practices; write content for websites and additional emergency preparedness products for public distribution; and assist with additional administrative tasks as assigned.
A. Must be proficient in using digital marketing tools (social media platforms, content management system) and demonstrate ability to offer recommendations based on digital and social media analytics
B. Demonstrated interest in emergency management and homeland security issues
C. Excellent written and oral communications skills required (must be able communicate specific, sometimes complex ideas to supervisors and District residents)
D. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
E. Bilingual or American Sign Language fluent applicants will receive particular consideration
To apply for this internship or view more, visit Handshake.
Digital Marketing and Social Media Intern
Marketing – Birmingham, Alabama
Digital Marketing & Social Media Internship
The Digital Marketing & Copywriter Intern is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day activities of client digital marketing operations.
Assist Digital Marketing and Account Services teams with gathering information and executing setup tasks for digital marketing accounts
Assist in developing content for websites and social media
Campaign and account auditing
Communicate and collaborate with team and management on goals, project development, timelines, and results
Keep pace with SEO, paid search, search engines, social media and digital marketing industry trends and developments.
Enthusiasm for writing and digital marketing
Outstanding ability to think creatively, and to identify and resolve problems
Attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task in a deadline driven atmosphere
Ability to clearly and effectively articulate thoughts and points
Ability to learn new industries and new business types quickly and can apply this knowledge to digital marketing initiatives and achieving client goals
High level of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation
Excellent analytical, organizational, project management and time management skills
Professional Skills & Qualifications
Junior or Senior in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or Advertising
Proficiency in Google Documents, MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Previous internship or writing experience a plus
Experience working with popular platforms (AdWords, Facebook Advertising) a plus
20-30 hours per week
Apply at https://zeekeehr.bamboohr.com/jobs.
About Highwire PR
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.
— 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/.
Communications Co-op/Intern Position
About Direct Communications
Direct Communications, one of Alabama’s most dynamic public relations firms and located in the heart of Birmingham, Alabama, is seeking a communications Co-op/Intern student. We will provide you with challenging, hands-on experiences in a practical, learning environment. With client sectors ranging from healthcare, energy, environment, conservation, general business and governmental entities, your broad-range of experiences obtained while with Direct Communications, will serve as a springboard to a wide-range of career options upon graduation.
Our ideal candidates are students who are juniors or seniors majoring in Communications, Public Relations, Political Science or Journalism. Students should be ambitious, self-starters with excellent writing, communication, computer/technology/digital skills, as well as possessing excellent professional and organizational skills.
Co-op/Intern students should be prepared to enter a professional office and be motivated to work hard each day. Duties include, but are not limited to: preparing a wide selection of written and creative materials, monitoring news coverage (traditional and digital) for client issues, facilitating a variety of social media engagement and analysis, maintaining reporter databases, and conducting research into strategic communications best practices, website development and graphic design support.
The ACLU of Alabama seeks a dynamic Communications Intern to develop and implement a variety of communications strategies to build support for the ACLU’s work. An affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, the mission of the ACLU of Alabama is to protect and advance the civil rights and civil liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution. This unpaid internship is part-time and has a flexible schedule.
Interns will work under the direct supervision of the Communications Manager and will have an opportunity to work with the office on a variety of projects and campaigns. Key responsibilities may include:
Developing, creating, and editing content for the ACLU of Alabama’s website and social media platforms.
Assisting the Communications Manager with media outreach, such as drafting press releases or talking points.
Designing and writing materials that advance educational and advocacy initiatives.
Researching best practices and analyzing data to gather ideas and identify areas of improvement.
Handling administrative tasks as needed, such as updating web pages and tracking media placements.
A commitment to diversity, civil liberties, and social justice.
Strong written and oral communication skills. Fluency in another language is a plus but not required.
Must be a self-starter, highly organized, and detail-oriented with strong interpersonal skills and willing to work in a fast-paced environment.
Experience with graphic design, web design, video editing, and/or social media.
Please send a resume, cover letter, and one-page writing sample to email@example.com. Reference “Internship Application” and your first and last name in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
The ACLU of Alabama is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, people of color, persons with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender individuals, people over 55, and people with a criminal record.
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: