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 Rick and Bubba Show offers year-round internships in for both radio and television. Internship positions are filled on a quarterly basis through submission of the internship packets below.

Radio Intern Packet: http://oldrickandbubba.zeekeeinteractive.com/pdf/Rick%20&%20Bubba%20Radio%20Internship%20Application%20Packet.pdf
TV Intern Packet: http://oldrickandbubba.zeekeeinteractive.com/pdf/Rick%20&%20Bubba%20TV%20Internship%20Application%20Packet.pdf

Questions should be directed to Michael Helms, at the Rick and Bubba Show, at helmsey@rickandbubba.com.

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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. Please submit information by October 31st.

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Academy Sports and Outdoors Corporate has available internships offering real world PR and marketing experience.

For PR, students will work with cross-functional marketing partners on summer project, pitch media and plan giveback events.

For marketing, students will work directly with Regional Marketing Managers and Specialists to build marketing plans with the intention of driving traffic into our stores.

The internship is located in Katy, TX, and the duration is June-August 2018. This is a paid internship.

Qualifications include:

  • Ability to relate and apply knowledge acquired in the academic setting to the company setting
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Team oriented thinker
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task

To apply for either the public relations or marketing internship, email your resume to Drew Hartt at drew.hartt@academy.com and indicate which position you are applying for.

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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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The internship in the acquisitions department of The University of Alabama Press, the scholarly and academic publishing division of the University of Alabama System, consists of weekly onsite administrative activities. The intern is expected to be available at the Press offices in the McMillan Building on the University of Alabama campus every week throughout the semester, for a minimum of ten hours per week. This is an unpaid internship, but the student should acquire a priceless introduction to the publishing business.

Duties and responsibilities are according to priorities and to expose the intern to the workings of the department, and over the course of a semester the intern is expected to be responsible for some of the following activities:

  • Research the qualifications and credentials of potential peer reviewers for scholarly manuscripts.
  • Research potential authors for editor to meet with at conferences.
  • Evaluate the potential of two or more manuscripts.
  • Evaluate art for a project.
  • Prepare project description and reader bios for an editorial board packet.
  • Review at least one book contract.
  • Attend at least two weekly staff meetings and one editorial board meeting.

If the acquisitions intern is so inclined and the opportunities are available, the intern may assist in the activities of other departments of the press, including Manuscript Editorial, Copyright and Permissions, and Sales and Marketing.

To apply, please email Wendi Schnaufer, senior acquisitions editor at the University of Alabama Press (wschnaufer@uapress.ua.edu), stating your interest and providing a brief bio and contact info. The deadline to apply is September 15, 2017.

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The College of Human Environmental Sciences is seeking an intern to assist with video and photography. This will include helping out on shoots, college events and post-production items, including: editing work, video clean-up and archival clean-up. This unpaid internship will begin in September 2017. The ideal candidate for this position is a freshman, sophomore, or junior level student. Upon successful completion of internship, intern may be hired as paid student employee. Regular working hours (between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.) with some after hours video shoots.

Preferred skills include:

  • Experience with Adobe Premiere, Audition, After Effects and Photoshop.
  • Experience with video cameras, sound, lighting, post-production, animation, and titles and graphics.
  • Experience with photography.

To apply for this position, email a cover letter, 1-page resume and (if applicable) a website portfolio to Craig Graves by August 28th.

 

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Wilbron Inc. offers a unique and rewarding intern experience for graphic design, public relations, communications, marketing and journalism college students. Students gain valuable experience in their respective field through participation in feature projects including public relations and marketing, branding, social media, community and media relations, photography, video production, event planning and much more. Each student receives a unique development plan to help guide them during their internship. Internships are non-paid. College credit is available, but not required for participation.

Email your resume along with work samples to Angela Miller and please specify the desired internship term. For questions, contact Angela Miller at 205.549.1000, ext. 102 or by email.

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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. Consider an Industry Immersion trip to visit a city of interest and network with industry professionals over three days and four nights.

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: