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.

UA’s School of Social Work is looking for a PR/Marketing student to assist us in communications with our students, faculty and alumni regarding upcoming events, outreach, and noteworthy news.

Duties will include:

  1. Communicating upcoming events and deadlines online and through social media.
  2. Assisting with strategic communications and marketing campaigns.
  3. Attending special events and providing photos for social media postings.
  4. Creating newsletters to be sent to faculty, staff, alumni and students.
  5. Designing digital signage.

Qualifications should include:

  1. Strong verbal and communication skills
  2. Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  3. Good organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines

We are looking for someone who can work an average of 10 hours a week for the upcoming 2022-2023 academic year. (Position will occasionally require evening or weekend work.) Hours can be increased to 20 hours, depending on the student’s schedule. Given the type of experience required, we would prefer to hire a graduate student, but would be willing to consider a talented and extremely motivated undergraduate. This is a paid position – hourly rate will be based on individual’s degree and experience.

Interested students are encouraged to email Ruth Pionke at ruth.pionke@ua.edu. Please include a resume and/or portfolio with your email.

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is hiring for Fall 2022 internship positions – GAO Student Trainee (Librarian), beginning in August 2022. To learn more and apply, visit www.usajobs.gov.

Interns will work on various assignments that include:

  • Performs a wide variety of duties such as: assisting with conducting research, database searching, collection maintenance and/or providing access to digital library materials, systems, and services.
  • Assists team members with area specific task to include designing and managing a variety of systems; or developing search techniques for handling specific various research requests.
  • Evaluates current publications and electronic resources and provides recommendations for renewal. Identifies and recommends new research resources for purchase.
  • Participates in a variety of responsibilities related to collection development and resource evaluation and testing; website development and information architecture; and/or resource sharing.
  • Assists with researching various topics based on inquiries from mission teams, agency attorney’s and external customer and prepare routine responses based on research gathered to address inquiries
  • Collaborates with senior Librarians to design and manage a variety of systems including all electronic resources throughout their life cycle of access, administration, support, and evaluation; or develop and execute specialized research projects involving various methodologies.
  • Executes searches of varying complexity using a wide variety of electronic information retrieval systems and other resources.
  • Prepares and/or revises user manuals or information sheets, and distributes information on new system capabilities and search strategies.

To apply, click here. Application closes June 29, 2022.

Alumni Hall is a Collegiate Gameday Apparel & Accessory store with a passion to provide the best experience for students, alumni and fans. With 28 stores across the nation and 4 of them being in Alabama, Alumni Hall has now grown to become the hometown college store for some of the greatest fan bases in the country.

We are looking for PR/Marketing Interns to partake in duties for Alumni Hall’s social media and online presence. These duties will include:

  1. Providing strategic thinking for our marketing team and assisting them with pitching materials.
  2. Monitor and report updated current events related to Alabama’s on campus information.
  3. Conduct a Weekly Web update to send out to corporate including edits, reviews and social media ideas.
  4. Supply social media pictures for our Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
  5. Assist the E-commerce Team in updating the Fan Faves for each school’s Home Page weekly.
  6. Marketing events in store or online.
  7. Work with the store staff to achieve sales goals.
  8. Perform related store duties as required.

Qualifications should include:

  1. Google proficiency; including: Docs, Sheets, Gmail and Google Drive
  2.  Knowledge of Alabama and Pro Sports
  3.  Strong verbal and communication skills

This paid position will be a minimum of 5 hours a week but can be increased to 20 hours. We are looking for interns during the summer, fall and spring semester.  Our position will be open to accommodate students’ schedules throughout the semester. Compensation will be discussed once hired.

If interested, students should email Tuscaloosa@alumnihallstore.com.

Crowe PR is looking for a full-time Intern to join our team! This position is a full-time, temporary role running from July-December of 2022.

Crowe PR is a dynamic public relations and marketing firm. Combining proven storytelling tactics with novel marketing tools, we build, manage and protect reputation & drive positive brand awareness & business growth for our clients.

We are professionals who thrive in a positive and collaborative environment and learn and grow from one another. We are committed to our core values and harness the culture of authenticity, transparency, proactivity and positivity to deliver results that truly move the needle for our clients. We celebrate achievements and are driven by success. We are proud to have been recognized by San Diego Business Journal as one of the ‘Best Places to Work List’ in 2020 and one of the ‘Best PR Firms in San Diego.’

You are a growth-minded public relations and marketing professional who thrives in a dynamic entrepreneurial environment and is willing to take risks and think big. Your passion for brand development centers on solving clients’ problems with strategic and creative solutions. You are ROI-driven, focused, communicative and bring a positive atmosphere to the team. You embrace your strengths and are ready to grow in your career.

At-Will Employment: This position is an at-will employee position.

Non-Exempt Position: This position is a non-exempt hourly position.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with drafting media materials including press releases, creative pitches, contributed article and blog posts;
  • Assist with pitching and securing impactful placements for clients;
  • Updating and maintaining contact lists;
  • Monitor and read mainstream and client industry news regularly; summarize and report information;
  • Assist with coordinating and tracking media mailings;
  • Assist and collaborate with teams in media relations and execution of PR programs;
  • Promptly provide completed assignments and tasks to team members;
  • Take meeting notes and summarize for teams;
  • Conduct research for active projects;
  • Research, support and track client award submissions and speaking opportunities;

Qualifications:

  • In the process of completing or have recently graduated with a B.A/B.S. and completed college coursework in marketing, public relations, communications or related fields.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including writing, knowledge of AP Style, independent research and persuasion skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to remain calm and courteous under pressure, ask questions and seek assistance when necessary;
  • Proficient at Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint;
  • Eager to learn and quickly able to implement feedback;
  • Confident and articulate communication with senior staff.

Interested? Apply here.

Junior Media Planner

GLM is a fast-growing agency looking for multiple Media Planners with experience in digital display, video, audio, SEM, and/or social media who will work as an integral part of the media team to help develop and execute media plans, partner on client recommendations and establish communications principles. You will also work with internal teams to manage, maintain & reconcile plans and budgets. GLM is based in the DC area, but relocation is not required and they will accept remote work candidates for these positions. To apply, visit this page and fill out the “Connect With Us” section.

Emma Bowen Foundation Summer Internship Program

EBF is a media and tech diversity organization that creates a pipeline of diverse talent to companies, and advocates for best practices in diverse hiring, retention, and advancement.

Do you have a favorite streaming service, sports channel or news outlet? Whether you’re interested in being a producer, a journalist, a web developer, an engineer, a business executive, a PR agent, a sales representative, or any other career in media or tech, the EBF Internship is here to help you get your start. If selected, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in these organizations so you can learn, grow and put yourself on the fast track to career success.

In Montgomery, Mobile, Huntsville, and Birmingham we have in-person internship opportunities at local Gray Television news stations along with other locations.

College sophomores, juniors, and seniors interested in gaining on-the-job experience in broadcast journalism, video production, editing, graphic design, and creative services are encouraged to apply.

Interested? Apply here.

UA Energy Management Summer Internship

Looking for a Public Relations or Marketing Student who can develop a marketing plan for the University of Alabama Energy Conservation Program on campus. The goals are to engage students, faculty, and staff through various forms of media and events to encourage Energy Conservation and Sustainability on the UA campus. Student would assist with other Energy Management projects as needed. Ability to develop graphics is a plus.

Pay: $10/hour

Hours: Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Can work up to 40 hours per week

Interested? Email Donnie Grill at  dsgrill@ua.edu.

UA Center for Economic Development Branding and Communications Student Assistant

The Branding and Communications Assistant will work weekly for up to 30 hours on a Monday to Friday basis for summer 2022. They will be able to apply what they are learning in class to real world projects. Contact Sally Brown at 205-348-8344 for more information.

Gray Television Future Focus Internship Program

Are you among the best and brightest at your college or university and are contemplating what’s next? Life is short. Stop waiting for “real life” to start and put your knowledge to the test. Launch your media career with Gray Television’s paid internship program!

As a paid intern, you won’t sit and watch someone else doing their job.  Gray’s intern program is an immersive experience where you serve as a valued team member to our award-winning teams.

With 113 television stations across the U.S., Gray Television offers an unprecedented opportunity for students to learn an area of broadcast expertise from seasoned professionals in the business.  Whether your interest involves news, production, sales, marketing, or engineering, our stations become a hands-on learning environment for Gray Television interns.  If we have an employee doing it, there can be a Gray intern learning and earning.

Not only will you walk away with an expanded resume and portfolio, Gray’s paid internship opens doors to begin your full-time career with Gray Television.  Many of our current employees started as interns.  Our paid internship program puts you at the front of the line for full-time job openings, armed with the training you received from your internship.

Interested in learning more? Check out the program description and apply today! You’ll be able to choose your desired location(s) and areas of interest.

Apply here.

UA Student Media is looking to hire multiple designers for both this summer and fall.

About: Student Media trains and educates students through hands-on experiences and informs the campus with a variety of student-run broadcast, digital, online and print media. The skills and proficiencies gained in working in Student Media develop from out-of-classroom experiences that expand upon knowledge gained from professors and textbooks.

Student Media is home to Alice, Bama Life, Black Warrior Review, The Crimson White, Marr’s Field Journal, Nineteen Fifty-Six, Southern Historian and WVUA-FM.

Interested? Apply here.

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: