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.

Alabama Credit Union is looking for a videographer who will work in the member experience department.

  • In charge of helping with research topics, creating content, producing short videos and learning materials for the Credit Union
  • Would work with member experience department to learn about objectives and create job aid slides and infographics
  • Help with internal and external branding
  • Successfully complete coursework in videography, communications, video editing and graphic design
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and Adobe Premiere Pro is helpful
  • Proficient in Excel and web-based applications
Time period: ASAP until March 31, 2022
Part-time internship (15-20 hrs) Monday-Friday
Paid internship ($10/hour)
Looking for juniors or seniors
Apply at alabamacu.com/careers

University Recreation Marketing Team

UREC Graphic Design Assistant – multiple positions available

We’re looking for talented and creative individuals with an eye for design to join our Marketing Team for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. This is a great opportunity to develop your design skills and build your portfolio!

The UREC Graphic Design Assistant will provide design, technical, and production support for a variety of promotional materials for University Recreation. Responsibilities for this position include assisting in the layout and design of publications, brochures, flyers, posters, postcards, newsletters, signage and forms, preparation of all artwork for print, and assisting with the planning and development of marketing campaigns for various UREC departments and programs.

For more info:

https://universityofalabama.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bENRtxcmNQi6eKa

UREC Photography Assistant – multiple positions available

UREC Photography Assistants take photographs and/or video as assigned for University Recreation’s website, social media, and other publications. This position will produce acceptable quantity and variety of photographs of assigned subject(s), complete assignments on deadline, and uploads photos to shared server/file location where marketing staff have access. Other duties include meeting regularly with marketing staff to review upcoming events, required photos, assignments and communications strategies where photos will be used, assisting marketing staff with social media plan.

The successful applicant will have some previous experience with photography for marketing and/or publication, demonstrated interpersonal, communication and public relations skills, as well as strong organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet stated deadlines. Must be self-motivated and able to work cooperatively as a part of the marketing team. Must be responsible in use and care of camera equipment.

For more info:

https://universityofalabama.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3NVudJ91aVZuBbo

UREC Videography Assistant –

UREC Videography Assistants record and edit video for a variety of events and programs as assigned for University Recreation’s website, social media, and other publications. This position will produce acceptable quantity and variety of videos of assigned subject(s), complete assignments on deadline, and uploads videos to shared server/file location where marketing staff have access. Other duties include meeting regularly with marketing staff to review upcoming events, required videos, assignments and communications strategies where videos will be used, assisting marketing staff with social media plan.

The successful applicant will have some previous experience with videography for marketing and/or publication, demonstrated interpersonal, communication and public relations skills, as well as strong organizational skills, ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and meet stated deadlines. Must be self-motivated and able to work cooperatively as a part of the marketing team. Must be responsible in use and care of camera equipment.

For more info:

https://universityofalabama.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d6W19wVJyfFRsvs

The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama is seeking a communications and marketing intern. Chamber interns gain experience in promoting not only the Chamber’s events, but also programming vital to the West Alabama community.

The internship can start immediately and an option for extension will be available at the end of each semester. Internship credit will be accommodated.

Job responsibilities

Assisting with internal and external communications initiatives, including

  • print and online media
  • website content
  • social media content
  • email marketing
  • press releases and media advisories.

Assisting with promotion of the Chamber’s programming, including

  • West Alabama Works
  • the Adopt-A-School program
  • the Chamber’s Training Series
  • networking events
  • public policy and advocacy events.

Qualifications

Students pursuing a degree in a related field (Journalism, PR, Communications, Marketing, etc); possesses excellent written and oral communication skills; proficient in AP Style, social media marketing and management; graphic design, video and photography skills are a plus.

To apply, send your resume to alex@westalabamachamber.com.

Applications for The Fund for American Studies’ Spring 2022 Capital Semester program in Washington, D.C. are being accepted until the final deadline of November 15.

Apply here by the October 12 Early Deadline to receive priority scholarship consideration.

The comprehensive Capital Semester program includes:

  • 12 academic credits from George Mason University.
  • A guaranteed internship placement in public policy, international affairs, journalism, communications or the nonprofit sector.
  • Housing in furnished apartments in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
  • Sessions focused on networking, professional development and career exploration.

Please visit www.DCinternships.org to learn more.

Questions may be directed to admissions@TFAS.org.

Early Deadline: October 12

Final Deadline: November 15

Student Producer – Broadcast Production/Division of Strategic Communications

Pay Grade/Pay Range: $10.00/hour

Department/Organization: 301203 – Broadcast Production/ Division of Strategic Communication

Normal Work Schedule: Varies; Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:45pm. Potential afterhours work


Job Summary: The Division of Strategic Communications is seeking students with experience in Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects or other video editing software. The Student Producer will create and edit video content for UA’s official social and digital media channels. Previous video production experience preferred.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Previous video production experience. A portfolio or work samples required.


Skills and Knowledge: Experience with Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects or other video editing software.


Enrollment Requirements: Applicants must meet enrollment requirements to be eligible for on-campus student employment. Applicants must be enrolled in a UA degree program and meet minimum credit hour requirements during the academic year: Undergraduate Students must be registered for at least 6 credit hours during fall/spring semesters; Graduate Students must be registered for at least 4.5 credit hours during fall/spring semesters; International Students must be registered full-time (Undergraduate = 12 credit hours, Graduate = 9 credit hours) during fall/spring semesters. Enrollment requirements must be maintained for the duration of on-campus employment. Individual hiring departments and programs may also have additional eligibility requirements for employment.

Applications close: Central Daylight Time

Apply here.

The social team of the Division of Strategic Communications is looking for a creative and innovative social media intern to assist the team with content creation. This is an exciting opportunity to make an immediate impact and see your content published on social channels that reach thousands of people on a daily basis.

In this position, the Social Media Intern would be an ambassador for The University of Alabama’s institutional social accounts and would need to be willing to make on-camera appearances for published content. In addition to starring in the videos, this intern would assist the social team with creating content for TikTok and other various platforms.

Ideal candidates for our Social Media Internship should have in-depth knowledge of social media platforms and demonstrated ability to create videos and graphics specific to the different social media platforms.

Skills and qualifications needed:

  • Impeccable oral and communication skills
  • Understanding of the major social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok
  • Demonstrated ability to keep up with social trends
  • Knowledge of photography and shooting and editing video with a mobile device

There are two positions available and the positions will remain open until filled. The required commitment is at least 10 hours per week for each of the two interns. The positions are open to undergrad, graduate and work study students. All candidates must be enrolled in a UA degree program. Undergraduates must be enrolled in at least six credit hours during fall and spring, and graduate students must be enrolled in at least 4.5 credit hours during fall and spring.

Students interested can send the following info to social@ua.edu:

  • Resume
  • Any samples you may have of videos or graphics you created, with an emphasis on video content
  • Your top 3 content ideas that you have had either for a brand or for your own personal account
  • Class schedule
  • Your availability during the work week

Tisch Student Services and External Relations is looking to hire a web development intern to assist in designing, editing and updating website content for the College of Communication and Information Sciences (C&IS) website. The intern will work 5-10 hours per week.

This is an UNPAID position and will last until May 2022. The intern will receive a recommendation letter upon successful completion of the internship.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong proficiency in Windows and/or Mac operating system
  • Proficient in using WordPress web hosting platform
  • Experience with HTML, CSS and the ability to code
  • Design skills including website layout, image selection, typography and use of color
  • Self-starter; organized; detail-oriented; able to manage time and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • A desire to learn more about trending web technologies

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in website redesign and content review
  • Edit and update existing website content
  • Coordinate content updates and uploads to the websites

To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter to uaccis@ua.edu with the subject “Web Development Internship” by Friday, October 8. Questions regarding the position can also be emailed to uaccis@ua.edu.

University of Alabama Center for Economic Development

BRANDING & COMMUNICATIONS STUDENT ASSISTANT

This is a paid opportunity and will fit around the candidate’s school schedule. The ideal candidate could start this fall and would be graduating in 2023 or 2024. Position description below:

About the Position

UACED employs students from UA to provide technical assistance on projects and support for UACED staff. Branding and communications students are an important role within UACED and are tasked with important and relevant work to the Center. The students are hired typically from majors such as graphic design, public relations, communications, or marketing, but applications are accepted for anyone interested in our work. An interest in design, writing, research, strategic planning, health care, tourism, education and leadership is ideal for working with the Center. Students will learn quickly how the work they do can directly impact the State of Alabama and its entities. Students should have:

  • Ability to work directly with UACED staff to complete branding/design and communications on a project basis. Typical projects are related to health care, tourism, education, outdoor recreation, leadership, and community development.
  • Demonstratable experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop).
  • Creative thinking to develop and design layouts for digital and printed collateral (toolkits, rack cards, flyers, signs, booklets, social media graphics, newsletters, etc.).
  • Strong familiarity with AP style, as well as strong writing and editing skills. Students will be tasked with editing staff’s documents and will have the opportunity to write copy for projects.
  • Secondary research skills to identify and communicate with target audiences.
  • Ability to adjust messaging and style for various target audiences.
  • Knowledge of social media to assist with content development (Instagram, Facebook, TikTok) and social trend monitoring to help curate our social feeds.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and meet deadlines.

Please contact Sally Brown at sally.brown@ua.edu or by phone at 205-348-8344 if interested in this position. Please include a resume, design sample, and writing sample.

Communications Internship

Session Cocktails is looking for a communications intern! The ideal candidate will be tech-savvy, close to graduating, in grad school, or has a degree who specializes in communications. The rate of pay will vary depending on the applicant and there is no deadline for the application (first come, first served).
If interested, please submit your resume to ccisga2@ua.edu.

Sports Marketing Intern
Definitive Sports Group is a Business and Legal Consulting Firm that advises current and retired professional athletes in their off-field business endeavors. They help athletes find their passions and turn them into reality. The intern will work directly with the PR and Branding Director, along with the Founder on social and digital media marketing initiatives, event planning, and other tasks as assigned. The intern can expect to earn experience handling a variety of client relations, business planning and key processes, event activation, and more while working for a premier sports management firm.
The intern will ideally earn class credit for the semester and be a junior or senior who is specializing in Sports and Entertainment Management on the PR track.
Application deadline: Apply ASAP as Definitive Sports Group would like to fill the position as soon as possible
Interested in applying? Resumes can be forwarded to Emily Clayton at eclayton@definitivesportsgroup.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: