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 Education Abroad office is partnering with Global Academic Ventures (GAV) to offer 8-week Global Virtual Internship internships this summer with companies located in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand, Japan and Ireland.

They are hosting a Zoom Lunch-n-Learn for you to learn more on March 11 at 12:30 p.m. To attend the Lunch-n-Learn, visit the following link at that time: https://uasystem.zoom.us/j/99536749685

Program includes: 

  • Placement with a professional company
  • 3 professional development sessions
  • 24/7 GAV student support
  • 15 hrs per week

Areas of internship placement: 

  • Marketing, Digital Outreach, Communications, Sales, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Data Analytics
  • Finance
  • international Business
  • Human Resources and Organizational Behavior
  • Supply Chain, Supply Sourcing and Procurement
  • Non-Profit Administration

Cost: The cost of the internship is $420 but will be reduced to $200 with an EA grant completed application.

Business Development Manager

  • Evaluate incoming sales leads and RFPs and manage the sales process from inquiry to response, while collaborating with other JS subject matter experts to close and win new business opportunities
  • Develop proposals and budget estimates for new business opportunities and engage other teammates in business development activity to promote a culture of business development
  • Develop dynamic content for presentations in connection with pitches and other new business opportunities
  • Cultivate relationships with client prospects and clearly articulate the benefits and advantages of the agency’s services
  • Oversee and coordinate the delivery of strategic research on potential clients, competitors and industry developments to identify business trends and opportunities
  • Maintain up to date records and pipeline of new business opportunities in HubSpot, our CRM system
  • Collaborate with the BD team to create, maintain and track the annual business development plan and budget
  • Establish and monitor standards, processes, and communications for business development
  • Be an internal and external ambassador and relationship builder for the agency

· Public Relations Coordinator, 1-2 years

  • Participate in local and national account teams, leading projects
  • Support national, regional, local and trade media relations efforts
  • Collaborate with creative team members on design and content production
  • Assist in development of PR campaign project plans
  • News monitoring and tracking
  • Conduct research
  • Participate in team brainstorms
  • Provide support for a broad range of activities including media relations, crisis management, PR releases and more

· Intern – Public Relations Coordinator, Post-Grad (January – June)

  • Media pitching
  • Writing press releases
  • Participation in brainstorming sessions
  • Constant communication with team members
  • Project management and ability to work on a strict deadline
  • Active involvement in day-to-day client work and project support

Position Summary: We are looking for a student worker who is excited to tackle projects in a variety of areas such as public relations, marketing and communications.  Whether it is preparing and scheduling social media posts, filming and editing short videos, writing stories for our newsletter, or researching ways to engage with our alums, our student worker will be fully integrated into the Communications team.

What We Are Looking For, Specifically: We need applicants with excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong self-motivation and self-direction, organizational skills, flexibility to work on a variety of projects for a variety of people, and ability to adapt to changing tasks quickly.

Work Schedule: We are looking for someone who is available during the spring 2021 semester.  If the student will not graduate at the end of the spring 2021 semester, we have the potential to continue employment in subsequent semesters. We will coordinate with our student worker to set a schedule of no more than 15 hours of work per week.  We can also discuss with our student worker the possibility of working remotely.
Pay: Our student worker position pays $9 per hour for undergraduate students and $10 per hour for graduate students.
Interested students should apply online at the job posting here.

Account Management Intern

PLEASE NOTE: This will be a virtual internship. You will be supplied with the necessary technology (i.e. a laptop). There will be no live, in-person interaction.
Summary:
The intern will be assigned to an account management team and will assist them with various day-to-day activities relating to their account. Some of the responsibilities assigned to interns are as follows:
Job Description: (Account Management)
  • Manage internal and client documents including daily reports, status, etc.
  • Provide support to the account team
  • Execute administrative tasks like electronic filing, setting up conference calls, meeting note taking, etc
  • Assist in the day-to-day management of collateral projects and miscellaneous campaigns for multiple brands.
  • Initiate the opening of new jobs, create action forms to facilitate communication among Account Management and other departments
  • Assist in the distribution and delivery of ads/marketing materials
  • Seek and analyze competitor marketing and sales materials both online and offline (including social)
  • Seek and analyze industry trends
  • Build knowledge of BBDO internal process
  • Participate in any agency-wide intern projects
  • Other tasks as assigned
Qualifications Needed:
The position requires interaction with multiple departments and often senior-level executives within the agency, so great communication skills are required. Must be extremely organized, able to multi-task and willing to take ownership of projects. Social media interest and/or experience preferred. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
Comments:
Must be able to multi-task successfully and take ownership of assignments with confidence. Follow through and attention to detail is critical. Must also be a team player with a positive attitude.
Additional Information:
Minimum wage
Duration: 15 weeks
Working hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30-5:30 (may work only a maximum of 40 hours per week)

IZEA was built to connect the world’s top brands with influential content creators and publishers to enable influencer marketing and content production at scale. With over 500,000 Creators reaching over 3 billion fans and followers around the globe, IZEA is unmatched in its industry experience, network diversity, and technology ecosystem. A career at IZEA offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast-growing organization!

https://app.joinhandshake.com/employers/19086

Writing / Journalism / Content Creation Intern

About Town seeks an intern to assist with preparing engaging feature content for our print and digital communications. We seek a self-motivated student with a wide range of skills to join our team for an experience that could follow a credit-based internship program.

Responsibilities include curating information and images, writing text, adding links, and creating features to be included on About Town’s website, email and social media communications, and print magazine. The intern will monitor local events for inclusion in the online social calendar and to inspire content creation. Training is provided, but a baseline of skills is expected, including strong writing and research, comfort working with images and using a range of computer applications.

Hours are flexible and some work can be done remotely. Intern will ideally to report to physical building in downtown Birmingham at least one day per week with health and safety precautions in place. The number of hours to be completed weekly, the duration of the internship and specific completion of assignments can be adapted to meet college requirements.

About Town is an established 15-year-old hyper-local social magazine that highlights the fun and philanthropy of the Magic City. To apply, please send resume with relevant work sample and availability to info@abouttown.io. Online Posting: https://www.abouttown.io/job/content-creation-journalism-intern

Digital Media / Photography / Videography Intern

About Town seeks an intern to assist with a wide range of digital photography and videography applications to support our print and digital communications. We seek a self-motivated student with a wide range of skills to join our team for an experience that could follow a credit-based internship program.

Responsibilities include taking high-quality photos and videos for advertiser, event-based and feature content, editing images, organizing and backing up images, uploading images to website and preparing them for print and digital publishing. Training is provided, but a baseline of skills is expected, including strong writing and research, comfort working with images and using a range of computer applications.

Hours are flexible and some work can be done remotely. Intern will ideally to report to physical building in downtown Birmingham at least one day per week with health and safety precautions in place. The number of hours to be completed weekly, the duration of the internship and specific completion of assignments can be adapted to meet college requirements.

About Town is an established 15-year-old hyper-local social magazine that highlights the fun and philanthropy of the Magic City. To apply, please send resume with relevant work sample and availability to info@abouttown.io. Online Posting: https://www.abouttown.io/job/digital-media-photography-videography-intern

Social Media Intern

About Town seeks an intern to assist with managing our social media platforms. We seek a self-motivated student with a wide range of skills to join our team for an experience that could follow a credit-based internship program.

Responsibilities include taking pictures and video, editing, archiving and uploading pictures, writing text for posts, choosing captivating images, creating engaging content. The intern will monitor local events for inclusion on social media and in the online social calendar. Training is provided, but a baseline of skills is expected, including strong writing, comfort working with images and using a range of computer applications.

Hours are flexible and some work can be done remotely. Intern will ideally to report to physical building in downtown Birmingham at least one day per week with health and safety precautions in place. The number of hours to be completed weekly, the duration of the internship and specific completion of assignments can be adapted to meet college requirements.

About Town is an established 15-year-old hyper-local social magazine that highlights the fun and philanthropy of the Magic City. To apply, please send resume with relevant work sample and availability to info@abouttown.io. Online Posting: https://www.abouttown.io/job/social-media-intern

Malone Media Group is a traditional and digital advertising agency based in Houston, Texas. We are seeking remote Social Media Interns to join our Social/Content team. We are looking for those interested in the digital/social advertising space or wanting to gain ad agency experience in general.
Some responsibilities include:

  • Drafting original and unique daily social content
  • Managing social ads/budgets
  • Researching trends and new content opportunities
  • Analyzing engagement metrics and putting together social reports
  • Brainstorm new social campaign ideas
  • And more!

This opportunity is unpaid and flexible, requiring 10-20 hrs/week. Must be a college junior, senior or post-grad with Marketing/Communications or related major. Strong grammar/proofreading skills and knowledge of all social platforms (FB, Twitter, IG, Pinterest, LinkedIn, etc.) is required. Experience with Google Drive and SproutSocial/Hootsuite is a plus.

 

If you are interested, please email your resume to socialsquad@malonemediagroup.com.

Title: Communication and Social Media Intern

Department: Communication Studies

Internship Description: The Communication and Social Media intern implements all communication and messages that are shared on major social media sites by the Department of Communication Studies at The University of Alabama. The intern will be responsible for creating and managing weekly content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media sites. Generating content may include writing feature stories about faculty teaching and research, graduate student research, and/or undergraduate student research. Generating content may also include collecting and/or reposting messages and photos from conferences and other departmental events.

Qualifications: The Communication and Social Media intern must be an undergraduate student who is junior level or higher majoring in communication studies, advertising, public relations, journalism and creative media, marketing, or a related field. Applicant must have knowledge in social media content, writing for the public, and AP writing style. Knowledge of internet content management systems is preferred. Experience in the areas of event planning, social media, graphic design, photography, and/or marketing is ideal.

In addition to providing the intern with valuable experience and a professional portfolio, this opportunity provides the possibility of earning academic credit. If the intern is a major in Communication Studies, he or she is eligible to apply for 3 hours of credit in COM 490 Field Experience in Communication Studies. If the intern is not a major in Communication Studies, he or she is eligible to apply for 3 hours of credit in the internship course sponsored by his or her academic major. The intern does not have to earn academic credit in order to participate in this internship.

Start Date: January 9, 2021.

Contact: Interested applicants should send a resume with cover letter to Dr. Heather Carmack, Department of Communication Studies, at hjcarmack@ua.edu.

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: