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.

City Internships provides immersive experiential education programs for college students and recent graduates.

Their Global Explorer Program centers around an internship placement
with a leading company, accompanied by a comprehensive series classes, workshops and networking events optimized to enhance a student’s commercial awareness and employability.
More than 65% of CI alumni go on to accept permanent graduate positions with their host company. Their annual Student Outcomes survey shows that CI alumni gain employment 3 times more quickly and earn 30% than their peers immediately after college.

The program may be attended by undergraduate students (including seniors). And students may choose a program in one of 12 cities globally, with an internship in one of 9 career fields.

Places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. For Summer 2017, places remain on our following programs only: London, New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Miami and San Francisco.

To learn more about City Internships, visit their site here. To apply, click here.

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Alder is experiencing rapid growth in a vibrant industry. The investments they’ve made into their infrastructure have allowed them to maintain a high level of competitiveness for both their sales reps and their customers. They’re looking for hard working individuals with a desire to grow with them. As an intern with Alder you will have opportunity to learn one of life’s most valuable skills, communication. We are looking for hard working individuals that want to be their best. As an intern you will:

  • Represent the company by working face to face with potential clients
  • Canvas assigned areas to generate leads
  • Adhere to current policies, procedures, and services
  • Maintain a positive attitude and contribute to the company’s amazing culture with your energy

This paid internship opportunity takes place in Alabama from mid-May to the week preceding fall classes.

The skills required for this position are:

  • You are a go-getter with a positive attitude
  • You have a strong work ethic
  • You have your eyes set on the prize and will work persistently to reach it
  • You’re a dedicated problem solver who doesn’t mind cracking a few jokes along the way
  • You think outside the box and are willing to go the extra mile to achieve the company’s goals as well as your own

To learn more about Alder or to apply, click here.

Feel free to contact Brandon Rockwood with any questions.


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The dynamic Americas External Corporate Communications team at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is seeking an intern in their Atlanta corporate headquarters. They are looking for a passionate, talented individual who is interested in gaining experience in the field of communications, and exposure to the hospitality industry, to come on board for a paid internship position. This internship will begin in late May/early June, 2017.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to media relations, media monitoring and research, event management support, drafting press releases and materials, supporting social media and digital content development, and administrative duties.

Requirements of the position include:

  • solid writing skills
  • positive attitude
  • creative and strategic thinking
  • good time management skills
  • eagerness to learn
  • familiarity with public relations and communications

Candidates with experience in the following are desired:

  • working on public relations campaigns
  • utilizing social media for business
  • writing press release
  • a passion for the travel and hospitality industry

To apply, email a resume to Caroline Huston.

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The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is seeking interns for Summer 2017.  The intern would assist with video; manage DJJ website/social media projects; write articles for the DJJ website and/or DJJ Digest (official DJJ publication); write press releases and media alerts; provide on-location photography and videography work for various DJJ events; collaborate with colleagues on the DJJ Communications team on creative photography shots, brochures, posters and marketing campaigns; produce, develop and edit photos/videos for DJJ website, social media, seminars, meetings, workshops and other purposes using Adobe Creative Suite software.

This unpaid internship is in Decatur, Georgia from May to August.

Applicant requirements:

  • Enrolled at an accredited university, in good academic standing.
  • Working toward an undergraduate or higher degree in Communications or related fields
  • At least 18 years of age, have no felony convictions, and submit to a criminal history background check
  • Ability to write in news-related style
  • Proficiency in writing for the web and/or social media,
  • Familiar with Adobe Creative programs (especially Premiere Pro, Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign)
  • Experience with event photography/videography is a plus
  • Reliable transportation
  • Must be reliable, trustworthy and comfortable working in an office environment and as part of a close-knit team

Application deadline: April 1, 2017

To apply, email a resume to Scott Mall.

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CBS42 WIAT in Birmingham is seeking interns who are pursuing work directly related to broadcasting, media or communications.

The applicant requirements for participation in the WIAT Internship Program available to college students are:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Candidates should be full-time/part-time students of a college or university either in or entering into their junior or senior year, and registered for an internship class.
  • Candidates should provide, in writing from their registrar’s office, confirmation of requirements 1. and 2. along with the academic credit expected to be received.
  • Candidates must be majoring in a field having direct relationship with broadcasting, media or communications.
  • If accepted, the student will be responsible for setting up an hourly schedule with their station supervisor that will sufficiently meet the school’s required hours for credits.
  • Interns are to perform the duties and responsibilities outlined in the internship job descriptions provided, and other tasks as assigned by their supervisors.
  • Intern dress code is business casual.

Applicants must complete the top portion of the internship application form, specifying the beginning and ending dates of the school quarter/semester and qualifying class.

Students should contact their advisor if they are interested in an internship. If students are qualified, meeting the criteria mentioned above, advisors must sign the Internship Agreement indicating the student’s eligibility. Your letter and documentation must be received before an offer for an internship is made and by the deadline date of the recruitment period.

Interviews are conducted with the coordinator by phone and/or in person. Applicants will be contacted regarding their acceptance by the coordinator or department supervisor. Confirmation dates will vary depending on the receipt date of required materials.

The Internship Application can be downloaded here. When completed, mail to:

Internship Program
WIAT 42 News
2075 Golden Crest Drive
Birmingham, Alabama 35209

The deadline for this internship is May 5, 2017.

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Summit Group’s internship program provides students with hands-on experience at a national marketing firm. Throughout the internship program, students will have the opportunity to work with various departments within Summit Group and engage in a variety of assignments and projects to develop marketing and business skills.

Summit Group is currently looking for an intern within the Marketing Solutions (SMS) division. The Marketing Solutions team develops and manages integrated marketing campaigns, which include advertising, merchandising, promotions and events, for consumer and business-to-business brands. As an intern, you will assist the SMS team in their short-term and long-term objectives.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Client services: Attend client meetings, handle various requests from sales managers, general admin and organization duties
  • Client communication: Prepare status call recap communication documents, share update and reports as needed
  • Online media: Web site analysis and management, contribute to e-mail marketing communications
  • Business development: Conduct new business research and competitor analysis, participate in the creation of RFP responses on behalf of SMS team
  • Social media: manage client social media accounts, contribute to monthly reporting process, help manage online advertising such as Facebook ads and Promoted Pins on Pinterest
  • Creative services management and event planning: Coordinate creative development of event program
  • Market research: Create trends research, including presentation of results
  • Media buying/placement: Monitor print and online media placements
  • Financial management: File invoices, proposals and PO’s from client

Throughout the internship program students will be given professional coaching and have opportunities to work on special projects of their choosing. At the end of the internship, students will have an exit interview where they will be considered for future employment.

Skills required for this position:

  • Must be currently enrolled in college (sophomore or above)
  • Commitment to at least 30 hours work per week
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with others and manage multiple deliverables at once
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS Office programs
  • Understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube)
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Letter of Credit (for credit-earning positions)

This full-time, paid internship takes place in Atlanta, Georgia from May 15th to July 31, 2017. Interested applicants should email a resume to Brittany Downey.

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Bama Dining is seeking interns with an interest in marketing and sales.

Internship dates: April 4th-28th.

Points of interest:

  • Work on campus
  • Flexible hours
  • Free food
  • Paid internship ($10 per hour)

Submit a resume through Crimson Careers via this link.

Application deadline: March 22nd, 2017

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The Delta Air Lines intern will gain experience and be assessed for future entry-level consideration by assisting Corporate Communications leaders in meeting and carrying out the necessary communications strategies and tactics for the company. This includes assisting with message development for leaders on key communications issues/events, assisting with spokesperson for the airline, preparing talking points and Q&A on key corporate issues, supporting corporate communications vehicles and handling special projects as assigned.

Practices safety-conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures. Qualified candidate MUST be enrolled as a degree-seeking, current/active student in an accredited program at a college and/or university. Must be studying Public Relations, Journalism, Mass Media, Communication or other related discipline. The student must have successfully completed 30 semester (45 quarter hours) of study with a 2.5 GPA. Candidate must be detail-oriented, can communicate effectively and legibly with all levels of personnel, very organized & has working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Intern will be expected to have strong written and oral communications skills, adhere to deadlines, and be thorough.

This internship takes place in Atlanta, Georgia over the course of Summer 2017. To apply for this posting, click here.

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Altec’s Marketing Department is seeking an eager marketing intern to passionately promote their products and enhance their brand awareness. The ideal candidate has strong written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills and a desire to assist and improve existing processes. They need a go-getter looking to gain more experience in the field by assisting with group projects as well as managing and executing some self-started projects with guidance from the team.

• Assist with writing articles and content for website, intranet and print collateral
• Post content and create graphics for social media channels
• Help monitor social media channels
• Design graphics using InDesign and Photoshop
• Photograph company events as necessary
• Provide administrative assistance associated with event planning
• Assist with project management and processes

The main part of the internship will be during the spring, summer and/or fall semester and will be located at Altec’s corporate headquarters in the suburbs south of Birmingham, AL. This will be a paid, part-time internship with approximately 15-20 hours per week.

To apply, fill out the submission form here. Application deadline: May 10, 2017.

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Capstone Bank of Tuscaloosa is seeking interns for an unpaid internship in Summer of 2017.

Responsibilities include assisting the branch marketing director with the staff newspaper, community sponsorships, print and radio advertisements, press releases, social media content, and all other marketing efforts.

To apply, please submit a resume, and letter of recommendation to Turner Fain. Writing and design samples may also be included, but are not required.

Application deadline: March 31st, 2017.

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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: