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Tuscaloosa Education Foundation is a non-profit organization that works to provide support and financial resources to enhance public education in Tuscaloosa City and County.  We have a 21-member, diverse Board of Directors composed of business, industry, education and community leaders.  We are committed to enriching the K-12 experience for students in the Tuscaloosa community by creating innovative, results oriented initiatives/programming; listening and working closely with superintendents; and, collaborating for a collective educational impact.   We are looking for an energetic, proactive, and self-starting communications intern to assist with branding our organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Developing social media compelling content
  • Drafting social media calendars
  • Posting on social media (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Managing donor databases
  • Research articles and current topics in education
  • Producing and editing videos
  • Miscellaneous administrative support, as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Social media management software
  • Direct marketing

This is an unpaid internship. To apply for this position, please send your resume to tboman@tuscaloosaeducationfoundation.org

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Builds the community’s understanding of the YMCA’s cause and impact. Develops and implements effective marketing and communication strategies.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Create targeted marketing plans
  2. Analyze existing marketing and target audiences. Establish goals and track results using analytics and other methods.
  3. Develop marketing campaigns and create collateral in areas of interest (graphics, social media, video, etc.)
  4. Maintain calendar of events and marketing timeline.
  5. Assist with coordinating weekly radio spot and related topical marketing.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA:

  1. Work with the Director’s to create and distribute content daily.
  2. Analyze and translate data from web analytics.
  3. Keep up to date on latest social media trends.
  4. Explore other social media outlets to expand the YMCA’s brand and help build a strong online community.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Pursuing or received a degree in related field.
  2. Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills required
  3. Strong passion for digital art
  4. Self-motivated and able to take initiative.
  5. Experience with Adobe Creative Suites preferred.

 

COMPENSATION: 

The internship is unpaid, however, you will receive a YMCA membership during your internship. You will also gain great experience working in the non-profit sector with one of the largest non-profit organizations in the nation.

 

If you are interested, please submit your resume to:

Shane Reeves, Membership Director

YMCA of Tuscaloosa

Email: sreeves@ymcatusc.org

Phone: (205) 345-9622

The Northern Texas PGA is seeking quality students to take part in our 13-week media internship program for the spring of 2020. We will hire approximately two media interns to assist with the Northern Texas PGA Section, Junior Tour and Foundation’s communications and media relation activities from January to mid-May. Experience or knowledge of golf is not a requirement to be eligible for a position, but is a positive. This position is Dallas-based, and the hired applicants will need to relocate to the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex for the spring months (January – May) if they do not already reside in the Metroplex.
 
We will begin accepting applications immediately and continue to do so until Friday, November 8, 2019, or until the positions are filled. This application, along with additional information and other internship positions, can also be found HERE
 

A Creative Staff member should be:

  • A registered UA student with a 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Interest in graphic design, advertising creation, and gaining professional work experience
  • Experienced in using In Design and the Adobe Suite

 

The Creative Team is responsible for:

  • Creation of print ads to be published in The Crimson White, Alice and other print publications
  • Creations of digital ads for The Crimson White and other OSM media websites
  • Creation of newsletter ads for BamaLife and other newsletter products managed by OSM
  • Placement of copy, graphics and advertising in each weekly issue of BamaLife and other newsletter products managed by OSM
  • Planning the ad placement and placing the completed ads in each semi-weekly edition of The Crimson White
  • Creating speculative ads for account executives to take to clients
  • Layout of print pieces we do in conjunction with other departments on campus

 

Hours can be flexible with set times for deadlines on our print publications.

 

To apply, email Julie Salter at Julie.salter@ua.edu. Include a resume and samples of previous creative work with your email.

Advertising internships are available in either ad sales or ad creative positions.

A Sales Intern should be:

  • A currently registered UA student with a 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Interested in advertising, sales, or gaining professional work experience

An Advertising Sales Intern is expected to:

  • Learn and understand all of UA Student Media products and services
  • Learn and follow proper sales policies and procedures
  • Go on sales calls with Account Executives
  • Attend sales training sessions and weekly meetings (as requested)
  • Completing any tasks assigned by the Assistant Director of Advertising or a supervising Account Executive

Internship Details:

  • Minimum eight week program
  • Interns must devote a minimum of 10 hours per week to the internship
  • Business casual attire is required when working
  • The internship prepares interns for a paid position, when available and if desired.

 

To apply, email Julie Salter at Julie.salter@ua.edu. Include a resume and samples of any previous creative work with the email.

An Account Executive is expected to be:

  • Responsible
  • Accountable
  • Professional
  • Friendly
  • Outgoing
  • An efficient time manager
  • Organized

 

An Account Executive on our sales team is expected to:

  • Be a currently registered UA student with a 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Sell advertising in print, radio and digital products
  • Build and maintain relationships with ad clients by providing excellent customer service
  • Make a minimum of 10-12 sales calls per weekday
  • Attend the weekly staff meeting and a one-on-one review meeting
  • Meet or exceed monthly sales goal
  • Be knowledgeable about all products and services offered by UA Student Media
  • Be knowledgeable with the process and structure of UA Student Media
  • Learn and follow all advertising, departmental and university policies and procedures
  • Work to grow existing and generate new revenue sources

 

Account Executives earn commission on sales as well as bonuses for meeting and exceeding sales goals.

To Applyemail your resume to Julie Salter at Julie.salter@ua.edu or call 348-2456. 

Marketing at Cummins is made up of multiple sub-functions which all offer diverse and exciting opportunities to make an impact to the customer and to the organization. Working in one of these sub-functions, you can expect to manage projects around the following responsibilities:

  • Assist with analyzing market data and generating insights which help set the strategic direction for Cummins and aid decision making
  • Assist with developing integrated marketing and communication plans that are aligned with overall business strategy
  • Assist in managing a product line by collecting customer requirements, helping develop pricing strategy, analyzing profitability, and being involved in life-cycle management initiatives
  • Assist account teams in managing customer relationships through customer specific market research, helping resolving customer issues, assisting in customer events, and helping monitor customer satisfaction

To qualify for this position, you must be a full-time enrolled student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree. Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred. Interns must be able to complete a minimum of 10 weeks and must be able to complete around 40 hours per week. Apply for this position online here.

The DCH Foundation is looking for a motivated undergraduate or graduate student to serve as an Events/Hospitality intern:

  • Assisting with event planning, design, and production within time limits
  • Working with clients to identify their needs and ensure customer satisfaction
  • Assisting the Special Event Manager with organizing facilities and details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material, etc.
  • Assist with budgeting, research, & proofing for events
  • Processing donation and silent auction items
  • Handling customer service inquiries, problems, and maintenance
  • Assisting the Special Events Manager with vendors to include organization, fielding questions, and vendor coordination
  • Helping to develop the operations timeline
  • Assist the Special Events Manager onsite with preparation and execution
  • Onsite logistics, setup, & tear down
  • Maintaining all silent and live auction inventory

 

Skills Needed:

  • Technical Skills- Word, Excel, etc
  • Good organization skills
  • Commitment to purpose of organization
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Positive attitude
  • Dependable and punctual team player
  • Ability to work with the public in a professional manner

 

Skills Gained Include:

  • Learning about how a non-profit secures funding
  • Provide an inside look at the day to day operations of a non-profit as well as the strategic decision making inherent in the responsibilities of a Director of Development
  • Making connections with business leaders in the community
  • Increasing communication skills- written and oral

 

This is an unpaid intern position that will require students to work a minimum of 15 to 20 hours per week. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply! To apply for this internship, please email your resume to brandtlapish@gmail.com.

The DCH Foundation is looking for a motivated undergraduate or graduate student to serve as a Development/PR/Marketing intern:

  • Working with the Director of Development, assisting with fundraising, analyzing, and strategic plans
  • Assisting with planning and implementation of fundraising events
  • Examples of marketing, fundraising, and event planning duties are researching donor prospects and granting organizations, attending strategic meetings, helping to plan benefits, and distributing marketing materials.
  • Communication tools- emails, newsletters, community presentations
  • Assisting with community outreach, including building relationships with professionals, updating the client information and referral database, and presentations within the community
  • Responsible for monitoring all forms of media, drafting press releases and other materials, assisting in event preparation, help create content for print and digital outlets, and maintaining positive brand awareness
  • Must possess strong knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape, including various social media websites
  • Responsible for monitoring and posting on social media networks, online outreach and promotion, and website and social media optimization

 

Skills Needed:

  • Technical Skills- Word, Excel, etc
  • Good organization skills
  • Commitment to purpose of organization
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Positive attitude
  • Dependable and punctual team player
  • Ability to work with the public in a professional manner

 

Skills Gained Include:

  • Learning about how a non-profit secures funding
  • Provide an inside look at the day to day operations of a non-profit as well as the
    strategic decision making inherent in the responsibilities of a Director of Development
  • Making connections with business leaders in the community
  • Increasing communication skills- written and oral

 

This is an unpaid intern position that will require students to work a minimum of 15 to 20 hours per week. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply! To apply for this internship, please email your resume to: brandtlapish@gmail.com.

Hudson-Poole is looking for a student to handle the company’s social media needs. Hours are flexible, but students should expect to work around 15-20 hours depending upon their schedule. Pay will be $10-12 per hour.

Internship Information:
Location of Internship   Hudson-Poole Jewelers
Internship Start Date   9/2019
Internship End Date   12/2019

To apply for this position, please call 205-752-5525.

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: