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 Iowa PGA Section is established as an association of qualified golf professionals dedicated to promoting the game by positively impacting lives through golf. In this effort, the Section shall provide education and playing opportunities, perpetuate and preserve employment opportunities for its members, and bring awareness and support to the Iowa PGA Foundation. In doing so, the Section shall elevate the image of its members, the PGA and the game of golf.

Iowa PGA Section
The Iowa PGA office is responsible for serving 250 Iowa PGA members and apprentices that live and work within Iowa and Western Illinois. Our tournament program consists of roughly 20-25 events with a Spring and Fall Membership Meeting. Educational opportunities take place throughout the year and are highlighted by our Teaching and Coaching Summit. The section also runs the Iowa Open and partners with the PGA Tour to help run qualifiers for the Principle Charity Classic and John Deere Classic.

Office Location
The Iowa PGA Section and Foundation is based in Riverside, IA at Riverside Casino and Golf Resort. This location is roughly 15 minutes south of Iowa City, IA.
Overall Job Description This 3 month internship opportunity is focused around communication, media, and office assistance for the Iowa PGA Section and Foundation. It will entail being on-site at tournaments, updating our junior golf website, making highlight and promotional videos, writing press releases, and other areas of the operation that need assistance.

This is a full-time job with a minimum of a 40 hour work week. This paid internship will have required weekend work and ground travel will be involved. The intern will be given a month by month schedule of the 3-months upon arrival.

Start and End Date:
The Iowa PGA would like to have this intern commence his or her internship on or around May 15 and would run through the mid to late August based off our schedule.

Job Responsibilities:
-Photographing and videoing events to create highlight videos and photo albums to post on social media
-Interview juniors, parents, and PGA Professionals
-Work with our Communication Coordinator on social media from facebook to twitter to instagram
-Update and maintain our junior golf website with guidance from our Communication Coordinator
-Write and publish press releases following junior golf events
-Occasionally assist the operation team with starting, scoring, and being a rules official during a tournament
-Provide quality customer service for PGA members and junior golf members when they call the office
-Assist with standard operations in the office from mailings to inventory control
-Assist with Drive, Chip, and Putt qualifiers
-Assist with sending membership packets and Iowa PGA Golf Passes to customers once they place an order

Qualifications:
-Ability to operate a video camera and audio equipment
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Ability to make highlight videos
-Graphic design skills a plus
-Must be willing to learn and take initiative
-Strong work ethic and enjoys working with people of all ages
-Intermediate computer skills – Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word
-Energetic and outgoing – willing to communicate with parents and members
-Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work outside during the summer

Compensation and Benefits:
-$9 an hour
-All travel expenses paid
-Iowa PGA staff apparel and uniforms
-Access to Blue Top Ridge Golf Course
-Iowa PGA will work with you on housing if needed.

Application Information and Deadline:
Please send cover letter and resume via email or mail to:
Thomas Hutton, PGA
thutton@pgahq.com
Executive Director

The Iowa PGA will be taking applications until the position is filled with the goal to hire someone by the middle of February 2018.

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Employer: U.S. Dept. of Interior – Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement

Job Type: Internship – Full-Time

The Semester Intern will be involved in
developing their portfolio through drafting press releases, working on briefing
documents, developing web content, conducting research around current policies,
and more. The Semester Intern will work with the Chief of Communications, as
well as the legislative affairs and other staff, to support the needs of the
office in a myriad of ways.

The Semester Internship Program provides a career exploration opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students and recent graduates. Interns work in OSMRE Headquarters, regional, and field offices and gain professional experience with a federal regulatory agency.Interns conduct research assignments and participate in group projects to build their resumes in their fields of interest. Assignments include environmental science, community development, communications, data analysis, and more.Must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution, vocational school, or be a recent graduateSummer Semester (10 weeks), Spring Semester (15 weeks), Fall Semester (15 weeks). To apply, click here.

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The IRTS Summer Fellowship Program is the cornerstone program of the IRTS Foundation. Often referred to as a “media boot camp,” this highly selective program teaches a talented group of up-and-coming communicators the realities of the business world through an all-expense-paid internship in New York City, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice.
Those selected for the Fellowship receive:
  *   Round trip travel to and from NYC. (air, train, or driving mileage reimbursement)
  *   Housing at a downtown Manhattan university dormitory in a shared suite setting.
  *   A living allowance to defray cost of food and personal expenses.
  *   A full-time internship at a top New York media company that aligns with a student’s interests and career goals.
  *   Weekly events including panel discussions, company visits and speakers.
  *   The IRTS Foundation also provides extensive career counseling and networking opportunities to ensure that each student makes the most of this New York experience!
Eligible students have the chance to participate in an exciting media industry internship in New York City that includes travel, accommodations and an allowance! Students must be college juniors, seniors, or graduate students as of April 2018.
Students selected for this highly competitive program learn about opportunities throughout the media industry, in addition to interning at a specific company where skills are matched to a corresponding area of our business. Accomplished students from all majors (including math, liberal arts, computer science, business, marketing, communications, etc.) are encouraged to apply.
The IRTS Summer Fellowship Program has had a key role in launching the careers of top professionals in the media business for more than 45 years.
For detailed eligibility information and to learn more click here: 2018 IRTS SUMMER FELLOWSHIP DETAILS.
APPLY NOW: The application deadline is December 3.
About IRTS: The IRTS Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, which brings together the wisdom and power of today’s leaders to train and educate the next generation of media and communication professionals through its many educational programs and diversity initiatives. IRTS programs ensure that our business reaches its highest potential in this exciting digital age.
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Description: The Office for Technology Transfer (OTT) is looking for a high energy, highly motivated individual to help build and transmit the OTT brand and message. The student assistant will work with OTT staff to develop public messages that will help facilitate the commercialization of University technology.  Activities to perform will include 1) the research of prospective industries to determine marketing content message needs, 2) assisting OTT to develop and monitor key performance indicators of outreach efforts through tools such as Google Analytics, Social Media Analytics tools, and MixPanel to optimize said efforts 3) developing content, written and video, that enhances the OTT message & goals for distribution, 4) coordinating with OTT marketing team to create and fill in a content distribution calendar.  The technologies come from across campus and cover multiple disciplines such as engineering, biology, chemistry, library science, etc.  Additional activities might include attending OTT events and assisting with taking pictures and live Tweeting events.

Qualifications: Public relations, marketing, sales, business, engineering, or science undergraduate or graduate student. Assistant must have the ability to effectively and consciously communicate technical topics into simple, easy to understand materials.  Must be comfortable cold calling potential customers. They must also be willing to work independently and as part of a team, be comfortable asking questions and learning in an ambiguous situation, and conducting themselves in a professional manner.

Experience with digital marketing, SEO marketing, or WordPress, or the desire acquire these skills, are preferred but not required.

Time Commitment: 15-20 hours per week

Pay: Commensurate with experience and education level

If interested, please send resume and (tentative) Spring 2017 course schedule to Ben Bickerstaff with email address: bhbickerstaff@ua.edu

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Southwest Airlines is searching for interns who Live the Southwest Way. For Southwest, this means the following:

  • Having a Warrior Spirit: A good GPA, extracurricular involvement and leadership, and previous work experience
  • Having a Fun-LUVing Attitude: sense of humor, self-starter, energetic personality, good team player
  • Having a Servant’s Heart: give back to the community, put others first, strive for excellent customer service

As an intern at one of the world’s best places to work, you are exposed to a window of opportunity. Southwest Interns travel for free to any location Southwest flies and can jumpstart their career by applying for full-time positions as an internal candidate.

Applications for Summer 2018 are now open. To learn more about Southwest Airlines Internship opportunities, visit Southwest.com/internships. To apply, visit Southwest.com/careersThe deadline for this application is November 17.

 

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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 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.

Qualifications include:

• Entering junior or senior year, in-process of bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism, or related field of study
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Attention to detail and outstanding proofing skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to multi-task and work as part of a team
• Desire to learn and grow career-building skills
• Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign, PDF and Photoshop editing, is a plus

Coop 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.

Details:

Full Time (40 hours a week)
Spring 2018 Semester (January – April 2018)
Location: Birmingham, AL
Compensation: $1,600 per month. May assist in providing college credit, if needed.

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Charlotte Smith at info@dcwins.com to be considered and to schedule an interview.

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The Northern Texas Section of the PGA of America is headquartered in Dallas, and serves more than 350 golf facilities and 850
professional members across northern Texas. In addition to managing the day-to-day affairs of the Northern Texas PGA, the Section
operates the Northern Texas PGA Junior Tour (“Junior Tour”). The Junior Tour is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind with
more than 4,000 junior members and over 400 tournaments conducted annually.

INTERNSHIP DATES:
January 10 – May 15, 2018 (start and finish dates are somewhat flexible based on successful applicant’s school schedules). Deadline to apply is December 1, 2017.

DESCRIPTION:
The Northern Texas PGA is seeking two (2) qualified applicants for an 18-week internship position in media and tournament
operations during the spring of 2018. Successful applicants will be primarily responsible for assisting with the Section and
Foundation’s marketing and media relation activities. When needed, successful applicants will also assist with tournament operations.
The following information will provide you with a better understanding of everything the internship entails.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé, list of references and at least three (3) relevant work samples. Letters of
recommendation are not required but are strongly encouraged. Please specify that you are applying for our Spring Media and
Operations Internship. You can find this bulletin as well as additional information on our internship program under the internship
opportunities tab at the bottom of our website at www.ntpgajuniorgolf.com. Applications will be accepted via mail or email. Please
submit all materials or questions to Sarah Braslow at sbraslow@ntpga.com.

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JoyRun is a mobile app that rewards you for doing favors and food runs for friends. JoyRun is a Silicon Valley startup backed by the original investors in Lyft and Airbnb, currently at over 50 campuses nationwide and growing rapidly!

This is a paid internship where you will:
• Use your creativity and high energy to help grow JoyRun in Tuscaloosa
• Execute marketing campaigns with local partners
• Identify and establish partnerships with on and off campus organizations to drive brand excitement and growth
• Interpret key performance metrics into meaningful improvements
• Make JoyRun go viral in Tuscaloosa

A strong candidate must be able to commit 10 to 15 hours a week to activities and possesses a mix of creativity and problem-solving skills.

Benefits include:
• Competitive weekly salary with opportunities for bonuses
• Flexible schedule and valuable marketing experience at a rapidly growing startup
• Access to network of 500+ fellow entrepreneurial-minded interns nationwide
• JoyRun sponsored dinners and team events

JoyRun will be taking in applications through October and November 2017. If interested please submit your application here. Questions may be directed to Emma Gumner at emma@joyrun.com.

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The Division of Student Life consists of 24 non-academic areas of campus life. Some of these departments include Dean of Students, University Recreation, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Center for Service and Leadership, and Student Health Center and Pharmacy. The External Relations department works with these areas to produce marketing and communication pieces, while utilizing the UA brand standards. External Relations also works together to produce designs for the division as a whole through social media, Capstone magazine, and other events on campus.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Current, full-time junior or senior UA student with major or minor in communications and/or graphic design • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop) • Knowledge of social media channels • Creative thinker • Excellent communication skills • Organized, dependable, and detail oriented • Ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks within identified time frames

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Photography experience • Video experience • Accessibility knowledge

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in creating promotional material (digital and print) • Developing social media images • Proof and edit materials • Maintain University branding standards

Applicants should email cover letter, resume, and work samples to Christy Moody at christy.moody@ua.edu. The deadline to apply is Sept. 13, 2017 by end of day.

This internship is for the fall semester and can be used as an internship opportunity for credit. It will be compensated at $8.00/hour. Hours are flexible and can be arranged according to a student’s academic/work schedule, however the student cannot work more than 20 hours per week. Location of internship will be in 372 Rose Administration.

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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. GirlSpring is seeking separate social media and blogger interns, for fall semester and for spring semester.

The Social Media Intern will work directly with the website team (Atlas Digital Marketing) to increase visitation and engagement to www.girlspring.com, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook (possibly). 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.

Bloggers will be featured on their website and on social media, 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. The internship will, however, include weekly in person meetings with the web team at the GirlSpring office in Birmingham, AL.

To apply: Send an essay, 250-500 words, (jpeg, word, or pdf) explaining why you are interested in this internship and, if applicable, 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. The fall semester internship deadline is September 15 and spring semester deadline is December 1. Internships are unpaid.

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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: