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Put your writing, research and relationship skills to work with the Public Relations team, developing media assets that drive news coverage. The team’s PR efforts primarily support the Disneyland Resort, increasing awareness of this world-class family vacation destination. Learn to engage with consumer media utilizing all formats (print, digital, social, and broadcast).

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit a writing sample. Instructions are listed below under the Additional Information section. Please submit this at the time of application.

Responsibilities

A Day in the Life….
Support domestic and Hispanic PR efforts that create awareness of new developments at the Disneyland Resort, with the goal of driving visitation. Help create assets and content (press releases, photo captions, social media content, video, blog posts, etc.) and assist with maintaining content databases and news site.
Other duties include.

  • Assist in managing relationships with consumer media.
  • Utilize your media savvy to identify story ideas and media opportunities.
  • Create/maintain media coverage summary reports.
  • Assist with on-property media visits, familiarization tours and press events.
  • Utilizing storytelling ability to inspire Guests and Cast Members through engaging, timely and accurate content.

Basic Qualifications

What You Bring…

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous internship or work experience in Journalism or Public Relations
  • Flexibility to work various hours including weekends and evenings
  • Strong working knowledge of the Disneyland Resort
  • Demonstrated proficiency creating content in Social Media, including WordPress, in a professional or academic setting
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with Associated Press writing style
  • Computer proficiency within a Windows or MAC environment (both preferred)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Verbal and written proficiency in Spanish
  • Previous reporting/writing experience with a news outlet (print, broadcast or digital)
  • Previous work experience at the Disneyland Resort
  • Demonstrated proficiency designing and creating graphics and/or infographics

Required Education

  • Currently pursuing (or recently graduated with) a degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Mass Communications, Media Relations or a related major
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Company Overview

Internship Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from an accredited college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Must provide own transportation to/from work
  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)

Program Length:
The approximate dates of this internship are June through January. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Recommendation – Print This Role Description:
Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview.

Additional Information

This position also requires a writing sample in order for you to be considered for this role. Your writing sample topic will be based on this press release.

http://disneylandnews.com/2017/12/19/pixar-fest-the-biggest-theme-park-celebration-of-stories-and-characters-from-pixar-animation-studios/

Your writing sample must consist of:
• One blog post (approximately 350 words)
• One brief press release, with a headline (maximum word count 450 words, not counting headline)
– The blog post and press release will be similar in content, but should be distinct in style.
• One Tweet (140 characters)
• A PR plan outline that explains what types of things you would do to promote this offer. We’re interested in your strategy with a brief summary of each tactic you would recommend for the campaign, not a detailed description of how to do it.

To upload your writing sample:
• Log into your dashboard at disneyinterns.com
• Click the link labeled “Edit Profile Info”
• Click on the “Attachments” Tab
• Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstName_LastName_DLRPR Writing Sample
• Select a document type of “Other”

This position also does require you to present a transcript, official or unofficial, to your dashboard.
To upload this document:

  • Log into your dashboard at www.DisneyInterns.com
  • Click the link labeled “Upload Résumé”
  • Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstName_LastName_Type (i.e. Mickey_Mouse_Transcripts)

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The Role

Our Human Resource Department is deeply engrained in the functional areas of the business and partners heavily with the leadership team on critical decisions. Team members are expected not only to have the skills to analyze data and surface takeaways/recommendations, but must also lead cross-functional decision-making processes and communicate recommendations to leaders at all levels in the company. Through the intern program, we are looking to find the next wave of talent to drive these efforts.

Team Overview and Responsibilities:

Benefits: Is responsible for administering best in class solutions for benefits delivery, managing assigned vendor relationships, and direct contact customer service. They are also responsible for data management, processing benefits, researching new benefits, and implementing global initiatives to create a better working environment for Tesla employees.

Organization Learning & Development: Is primarily responsible for coordinating new hire orientation and onboarding training efforts. They are also responsible for administrating enrollment, attendance, travel, supplies and materials for orientation and onboarding programs. In addition, you will be writing and editing internal communications which will be posted on Tesla’s internal website. These team is also responsible for generating “How to Videos” for a quick tutorial on tools and resources.

Orientation and Onboarding: the intern will be focusing on the onboarding employee experience. This intern is someone who is interested in helping other and is comfortable with working with large groups of people.

Positions will be based at our Headquarters in Palo Alto, CA, and in Fremont, CA.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Currently working towards a BS, MS, or other graduate degree in Human Resources, Industrial Organizational Psychology, Communications, or business related.
  • Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Experience with video editing tools (Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • You must be self-managed and committed to working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Professional and positive communication skills.
  • Previous internship and/or project experience is a plus.
  • Ability to relocate to the Bay Area for the duration of your internship.

To browse this internship and more, visit Handshake.

About Internship

Maddox for Governor is seeking campaign interns for our Tuscaloosa headquarters. A campaign internship is a valuable opportunity for students with interest in working in public service, government, or politics. Interns will have hands-on experience in the day-to-day operations of a statewide political campaign.

We are looking for hard-working and detail-oriented applicants who posses great time management and communication skills. A strong commitment to electing Mayor Walt Maddox to the Governor’s office is required. Interns must be team players and willing to help out in all departments of the campaign. Interns will work directly with campaign staff. Interns will assist in daily office operations, field work, conduct research on issues facing Alabama, prepare briefings for the candidate, staff campaign events and rallies, and various other tasks.

To apply for this internship and more, visit Handshake.

Argus is a fast-growing global media company providing essential information to the commodities industries. We are now recruiting current undergraduate or graduate students, or recent grads interested in a paid internship for summer. Our Interns will spend time investigating and writing news and analysis while rotating between different markets such as crude oil, refined products, natural gas, petrochemicals, metals, and fertilizers.

After the duration of the internship, students will have gained a broad understanding of the commodity markets and the key drivers behind these markets, and will have a portfolio of their news and analysis to take with them.

Key Responsibilities

  • Produce daily or weekly news and analysis on specific markets, for publication online and in our market reports, under the guidance of an experienced editor
  • Attend meetings, conferences and industry events to build contacts, report on news, and represent Argus
  • Contribute to research and special projects as needed
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the Argus business and methodologies, and what goes into being a news or markets reporter

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Recent graduate or currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with anticipated graduation date of May or December (senior status) in journalism, communications, economics, business, or relevant field
  • Excellent written communication skills; experience in journalism is preferred
  • Strong math and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Exceptional time management skills; must be able to multitask and meet daily and weekly deadlines
  • Legal authorization to work in the US for any employer

About Argus

Argus is an independent media organization with over 800 full time staff. It is headquartered in London and has offices in each of the world’s principal commodity centers. Its main activities comprise publishing market reports containing price assessments, market commentary and news, and business intelligence reports that analyze market and industry trends.

Argus is a leading provider of data on prices and fundamentals, news, analysis, consultancy services and conferences for the global crude, oil products, LPG, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, fertilizer, petrochemical, metals and transportation industries. Data provided by Argus are widely used for indexation of physical trade. Companies, governments and international agencies use Argus information for analysis and planning purposes.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

To view this internship and more, visit Handshake.

The Business Development Intern will have the unique opportunity to help maintain and create new relationships with brands. This intern should be able to commit at least 3 months, minimum of 20 hours a week, and have the ability to be comfortable to work in a fast-paced team environment. Through this opportunity, you will gain broad experience in various aspects of brand partnerships. This position will be given the possibility to work remotely at the manager’s discretion. Duties as assigned, which will include but are not limited:

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research to identify potential partners
  • Research 3rd party events to benefit Business Development team
  • Create, organize, and track VIP documents
  • Assist with the creation of partnership recap decks
  • Flexibility to attend events and assist with execution of partnership activations

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the Business Development Internship will possess:

  • A background or strong interest in business, partnerships and brand relationships
  • An interest in entrepreneurship
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Extremely organized
  • Knowledge of Google documents and Excel
  • A positive attitude
  • Effective time management
  • Self-motivated, responsible, works well under pressure
  • Motivated and hardworking, interested in start-up culture
  • Currently an undergraduate Junior or Senior
  • Located within NYC area

Why You’ll Want to Work with IVY:

  • Opportunity to attend awesome events and network with some of the most influential professionals, artists, and thought leaders in the country
  • Summer Fridays
  • Weekly team lunches and happy hours
  • Work with a ridiculously supportive team in a beautiful office in the Flatiron area

This internship is unpaid and all candidates must be 21+ by January. Perks include free entrance to all IVY events and free lunch once a week. You will use your personal computer for this internship and work out of our NYC office.

We are dedicated to getting people to dream bigger and do more together, and we believe that starts right here with our own team. We are committed to hiring individuals with a diversity of perspectives, backgrounds, and beliefs who can use their passion to help us build a world-changing community — and thrive along the way. Join IVY for the chance to collaborate with an engaged team working provide learning and growth opportunities for all.

IVY is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

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About ESPN

Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

The Social Content team works directly with Studio and Remote Production teams to produce, communicate, and inform ESPN on social content.

Responsibilities:

A Day in the Life:
Identify content opportunities to produce for all social platforms
Work directly with our SportsCenter on Snapchat production unit to create daily segments and produce a rundown
Creates Photoshop images for posting on various social media platforms
Work with Producers and Production Assistants to understand the strategies behind posting on ESPN social platforms
Use new technologies and data platforms to influence content decisions
Assist in the daily reporting of big projects and successes from day
Clipping off special show segments and original content production for archival purposes
Help pilot and outline new production opportunities for ESPN Social content

Basic Qualifications: 

What You Bring to the Role:
Experience in sports media, preferably in television production, or involvement with collegiate TV station
Elite knowledge of sports, including current athletes, rules and events
Familiarity with server-based media and/or non-linear editing equipment including but not limited to Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere and Avid
High level of familiarity with ESPN programming, platforms and studio shows
Must possess strong writing and copyediting skills in addition to creative, out of the box thinking and solid news judgment
Elite knowledge of social media, including a mastery of trends and verbiage on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat

Preferred Qualifications:
Historical knowledge of US sports
Experience with editing, screening, logging and/or archiving video
Experience with Photoshop
Familiarity with sports media landscape, including knowledge of business trends and technologies
Demonstrated leadership experience in a professional role, organization or activity

Required Education:
Enrolled as a junior, senior or graduate student in an accredited college/university in the semester prior to the internship

Company Overview:
The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

Internship Eligibility:
Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship. May graduates are still eligible.
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
Must possess unrestricted work authorization

Apply Here!

Program Dates: The length of this internship is 10 weeks, and the approximate dates are June 11 – August 17. Interns will work 40 hours per week and must be fully available throughout the internship including nights, weekends and holidays.
Housing: This internship is based in Bristol, CT. A limited amount of housing assistance may be available for those who qualify.
Transportation: Must provide own transportation to/from work.

ESPN is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

Description

Are you fascinated by the way culture moves? Are you ready to influence the headlines, create the news of tomorrow and then show the world what’s next? Join us at Golin.

Golin is a global public relations and digital agency reinventing our industry every second of every day with award-winning client work, and we have fun while we do it. Our three CEOs describe us as, “nice guys who kick ass” and we’re happy to have earned that reputation thanks to dynamic teams, strong clients and a core conviction that the status quo just isn’t good enough. We take “work hard, play hard” even further — we believe you should go all in, or don’t go at all.

With more than 1,000 people, 50 offices and over 100 of today’s most recognizable and distinguished companies as clients, Golin continues to be one of the most sought after places to work. We inspire and create change through a commitment to deliver the deepest insights, boldest ideas and broadest engagement to the world’s leading brands through seamless integrated communications.

Are you ready to kick ass and “Go All In” for our Chicago Internship Program? 

Our paid, full-time internship runs from June to December and is designed to give you the authentic experience of working in an agency. You’ll be an active team member within our core practice groups –  corporate communications, consumer, healthcare and digital – as well as specialty practices for internal communications, research and multicultural communications.

Leave your practice work in the classroom. Around here, we put the theory into action. You’ll work to complete real assignments for clients like McDonald’s, Walmart, Mountain Dew, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Sprint and Dow.

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. And because we really do go all in, we offer bi-weekly lunch-and-learns and a midterm project that puts you at the center new business pitch to help you turn day-to-day professional development into a career launch pad.

What are you waiting for? Check out the requirements below and apply today.

Requirements:

  • You must be a recent college graduate.
  • You must be available to work a full-time schedule, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • You must be available to attend an in-person interview at Golin’s downtown Chicago office the first week of April.

To apply, please submit:

  • Candidates may apply here
  • Your resume and responses to four short essay questions (listed below), all combined into a single PDF document****

Answer ALL of the following in no more than 200 words per question:

  1. What’s your favorite brand? Why? What makes it compelling?
  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. Tell us about a time you’ve gone all in. Outside of showing up on time and giving us your best effort, how would you do that at Golin?
  4. Life at Golin takes all types of characters, so tell us, which emoji best captures who you are and why you’d fit in at Golin?

****To be considered your application must be:

Uploaded as ONE PDF DOCUMENT (resume and essay responses together)

Saved as: Last Name, First Name

Submitted directly to this posting (link above)

Failure to meet these criteria will result in disqualification.

Congresswoman Terri Sewell (AL-07) is now accepting applications for internship positions in her Washington D.C. office for summer. This is a great opportunity for students and recent graduates to learn how Congress works first hand. Interns will have a number of responsibilities, including performing legislative research, drafting letters to constituents, attending committee hearings, giving U.S. Capitol tours to visitors and providing administrative assistance to Congresswoman Sewell and her staff.  Applications are due in March.
Intern Requirements
  • Applicants should show an interest in public service, government, and the legislative process.
  • Preference will be given to constituents or Alabama natives, but all applications will be reviewed.
  • Applicants should have a strong academic standing (3.0 GPA or higher preferred) and be highly motivated.
  • Preference will be given to applicants that can work full time (Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm).  Under special circumstances, we will accept applicants that can work a minimum of 25 hours a week.
  • Students in all fields of study are encouraged to apply.
  • Internship positions are unpaid.
To apply, clic here and follow the directions on the page. Make sure to attach your resume, cover letter and a short writing sample.
If you have any further questions regarding Congresswoman Sewell’s internship program, please call her D.C. office at 202.225.2665.

UA’s School of Social Work is looking to hire a student worker proficient in the areas of writing, editing and proof reading for a paid position. The student will work directly under the school’s communication specialist. Interested students should email Adrienne Nettles.

Saint Mark United Methodist Church in Northport, AL is searching for a part-time Social Media Specialist.  The primary purpose of this position is to plan and execute a social media strategy that will provide platform-specific content for Saint Mark UMC that is helpful, relevant and sharable.  This person will develop a digital presence that will tell the Saint Mark story and serve the audience of each platform including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.  This position will also maintain and update the church’s website.  For a complete job description go to www.smumchurch.com.  Submit resumes to Dr. Mark Lacey, Senior Pastor, at mlacey1024@gmail.com.

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: