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.

Ogilvy is looking for our next generation of leaders. We’re aiming to build a company of innovators. We’re looking for relentless curiosity and pervasive creativity. Your own curiosity has gotten you this far; now see if it can earn you a spot at Ogilvy.
 
Please note: The application deadline is February 1, 2020. You MUST apply through Ogilvy’s website to be considered. Please visit ogilvy.com/careers and search “Summer Internship Program”
 
The Summer Internship Program:
Summer interns will learn the marketing communications industry through real-world experience, supporting teams and client work. The program lasts 10 weeks, from June to August 2020. Summer interns have the opportunity to be placed in a variety of crafts, including but not limited to (subject to change and dependent on location):
  • Client Services
  • Strategy
  • Production
  • Consulting
  • Business Development
  • Data
  • Employee Experience
  • Experience Design
 
In addition to their daily responsibilities, summer interns participate in a training program and a team project and have the opportunity to focus on their development in partnership with the program management team.
 
The program is offered in the following five locations:
  • New York
  • Chicago
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Denver
  • California
 
Please note: For California, the exact city location will be discussed during the interview process. Options may include San Francisco, Los Angeles or Sacramento.
 
How to Apply:
To be considered for the program, you must submit the following:
  • Resume
  • Answers to the two prompts (maximum 500 words per prompt)
  • Two letters of reference (educational or professional)
 
Prompt 1: Write the intro summary of your life’s story that you’d find on the back of a book. 
 
Prompt 2: “Unless your advertising contains a big idea, it will pass like a ship in the night” – David Ogilvy. What big idea do you wish you’d come up with, and why?
 
Failure to submit any of these documents will result in your exclusion from consideration from the program.
 
Please note: You must upload your reference letters in the Candidate Profile section of your application. You will see an option to upload Cover Letter/Additional Documents. If you have any difficulties with this, please send your documents directly to universityrelations@ogilvy.com. Additionally if those writing your letters of reference prefer to submit the letter directly, please have them email it to universityrelations@ogilvy.com with your full name and application ID in the subject line.
 
Qualifications:
You must be a current junior or graduating senior in your undergraduate studies (graduating in Winter 2019/2020 or Spring 2020/2021) in order to be eligible to apply.

The College of Engineering is looking for an on-campus student writer for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year and beyond! This position will require students to write stories and press releases for the web and print. The student will also have the opportunity to make suggestions and edit social media posts and printed marketing materials. Good communication skills, a solid work ethic and an understanding of AP Style is necessary. Photography skills are a bonus but are not a requirement. Preference will be given to sophomore or junior applicants who can commit to working 15-20 hours a week with us until they graduate. 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume, cover letter and writing samples to liz.moore@ua.edu.

Are you socially savvy? Do you have a knack for writing engaging content? Do you have a wide interest in all things digital and how social media plays a role in telling a brand’s story? We have the internship for you!

Georgia Power is searching for a stellar storyteller! As a social media intern at Georgia Power, you’ll focus on social, but also be thinking through big picture communication plans by brainstorming campaigns, sharing your ideas, writing editorial calendars, scheduling content and reporting the results.

Qualifications include:

Currently enrolled juniors and seniors, or recent graduates seeking a communications degree
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Interest in developing social media strategies and knowledge of existing and emerging platforms
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
Must be able to contribute ideas in a creative atmosphere and collaborate with others

Assignments may include, but are not limited to:

Developing social campaigns, including planning, deployment, optimization and reporting
Working with a cross-functional team of communications professionals representing brand, marketing, internal and executive, crisis and media relations to bring campaigns to life
Drafting editorial calendars, follow review and approval process and schedule posts
Providing creative support, such as Instagram stories and event photography
Monitoring data visualizations and dashboards displayed in the social media center

Bonus points for:

Prior marketing/social media internship experience
Familiarity with Sprinklr or other social media management tools
Content creation skills: Adobe suite, photography or copy writing
Advanced understanding of Associated Press (AP) writing style guidelines

This paid, hourly internship position will take place at our social media center in downtown Atlanta. Those interested should send a brief introduction and resume to crmussen@southernco.com by Dec. 13, 2019.

Congressional Internship Program:
Our 10-week summer internship program, beginning May 25th is fully paid by ISF to give Muslims students and recent graduates the opportunity to work in congressional offices to become well-versed in the creation and implementation of policy and to experience working on the Hill.
Access the application here: https://smr.to/p62478
Deadline to apply is January 6, 2020!
 
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Scholarship Program:
ISF offers scholarships to Muslim students majoring in media or policy related fields. Since 2009, we have awarded $1.3 million to 394 American Muslims in our supported fields. Our scholarships range from $3,000-$10,000.
Access the application here: https://smr.to/p62124

Deadline to apply is March 21, 2020!

22squared is a full-service advertising agency with nearly 350 employees located in Tampa and Atlanta. Each year, 22squared hosts a 48-hour competition called the 22squared Mobilize Student Advertising Competition to challenge college students to brainstorm an advertising solution for a non-profit organization over the course of one weekend. It’s an exciting opportunity for both the students and non-profit – students get an exciting real-world chance to apply their knowledge, and 22squared will donate time to produce the winning team’s work. This competition will be held on February 7-9, 2020.

To apply, students can visit http://mobilize.22squared.com/ and submit their application by December 18th. For questions, please reach out to mobilizeinfo@22squared.com.

Please click here to apply for this position. Applications will not be accepted after 11:59PM on November 26, 2019.

 

Work type: On-Campus Undergraduate
Location: Tuscaloosa
Pay Grade/Pay Range: $15.00/hour

 

Job Summary:

The History Department Communications Committee and the Summersell Center for the Study of the South is hiring a 15 to 20 hour per week assistant. The social media manager will assist in the promotion and branding of the History Department and the Summersell Center. The manager will control the Summersell Center social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), cross-promote on History Department social accounts, and execute communications strategy goals to promote the initiatives within the Summersell Center. The manager will attend events, take photographs, create posting schedules, conduct interviews, and spearhead media relations activities.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Social media background (Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram): Promoting events, classes, students, etc., Social media post planning and scheduling, creation of graphics, editing photos for posting, and regulating content
  • Writing skills: writing articles for the website and social media for a broad audience
  • Time management and ability to work independently
  • Public speaking
  • Ability to build the Summersell Center brand and cross-promote that through the History Department: creating a strategic vision to build a brand; executing department goals

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Media relations background: Media pitching; Contacting media outlets to gain publicity about the History of Us class, tracking media coverage; coordinating with journalists
  • Video editing skills: Filming and editing interviews with students

 

 

The Television Academy Foundation offers 50 television industry internships in over 20 disciplines each summer. These eight-week, paid positions at major media companies provide professional experience, career development and networking opportunities to talented students nationwide. The application deadline for all internship opportunities is Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 5:00PM (PT).

Categories for the Television Academy Foundation Internship Program Include:

  • Casting
  • Cinematography
  • Design (Art Direction/Set Decoration, Costume Design)
  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Interactive Media
  • News (Broadcast News, Entertainment News)
  • Production (Commercials, Documentary/Nonfiction, Live Television, Movies for Television)
  • Production Management
  • Public Relations/Publicity
  • Writing (Comedy, Drama)
  • And much more!

For more information on available internships or to apply, please click here.

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP

Deadline to Apply for the Spring semester is Dec 10

Hours: Part-time/Flexible (average of 10-15 hours/week)

Compensation: Unpaid (course credit may be available)

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 and better contributors to society. GirlSpring’s main program platform is it’s online community for girls (website) www.girlspring.com.

The Social Media Intern will be tasked with increased visitation and engagement to www.girlspring.com, via Instagram, coordinating with our teen leadership group president and Pinterest coordinator.

The Social Media Intern will have the opportunity to learn how to create and implement online marketing and engagement campaigns. This will include learning about new strategies, tactics and tools in the process of working with a fast moving team and highly dedicated team of GirlSpring staff. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with expertise in Instagram, and will be expected to develop creative and innovative ways to grow GirlSpring’s social media audience and the audience for www.girlspring.com.

NOTE: Telecommuting is an available option for this internship

 Duties

  • Grow GirlSpring’s presence on online social networking sites by starting conversations online and nurturing online visitors into deeper levels of engagement on www.girlspring.com. An expected outcome will be higher numbers of “likes” or “friends” and ultimately increased traffic on girlspring.com
  • Develop relationships with relevant bloggers, providing them with information about GirlSpring and its offerings for girls.
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

 Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in a two-year or four-year college
  • Must be experienced with Instagram primarily, but also Pinterest and FB
  • Must have a passion for girls and women’s rights.
  • Must be an outgoing, personable, and articulate networker and self-starter.
  • Must be comfortable working in an environment where creativity is encouraged.
  • Must be web savvy and enjoy keeping up with new content-sharing technologies online.
  • Experience on previous online outreach desirable.
  • Experience using graphics programs such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator desirable.

 

To apply: Send us an essay, 250-500 words,  (jpeg, word, or pdf) explaining why you are interested in this internship and 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. Due the volume of applications we receive, we will not respond to every application we receive. If we wish to contact you for an interview you will hear from us by phone or email.

GirlSpring is a 501c3 non-profit with a mission of empowering girls. Our largest platform is our website, www.girlspring.com, which serves a digital platform for girls to express themselves as well as a safe, vetted resource for tough topics. GirlSpring is looking for a hardworking individual who is driven, creative and enthusiastic about empowering girls, and who has excellent writing and editing skills. Enthusiasm for a variety of topics relevant to teenage girls is also key.

 

Part-time, unpaid internship. May be eligible for college credit. GirlSpring is located in Birmingham, but most work can be done remotely and on a very flexible schedule. Some in-person meetings in Birmingham will be required.

Internship hours are 10-15 hours per week.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Edit and schedule blog posts from our teen girl contributors on the backend of our WordPress site and optimize SEO. Experience with WordPress is helpful, but not required. WordPress training provided.
  • Assist in upkeep of the GirlSpring website
  • Assist across the entire Editorial function with any necessary tasks.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Self-driven.
  • Ability to research and collate information quickly and efficiently.
  • Comfortable working both autonomously and collaboratively.

 

Deadline to apply for spring semester is December 10. Email kristen@girlspring.com for more information or to apply. Please attach a writing sample and a letter explaining why you are interested.

Live. Learn. Intern. in Washington, DC

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) hosts Washington, DC – based Academic Internship Programs for undergraduate students each summer, fall and spring. TFAS programs include academic credit from George Mason University, an internship placement and furnished housing in the heart of Washington, D.C.

The Comprehensive Package Includes:

  • Roommate matching with other program students based upon compatibility criteria.
  • Easy access to the safe and affordable Metro train and bus system.
  • Full access to campus resources, including libraries, computer labs and much more.
  • Comprehensive orientation to the program, campus and the city upon your arrival.
  • Dedicated program staff members who are available to communicate with you about your internship placement, financial aid & general questions in the months leading up to the program.
  • Continued staff support while you are in Washington to ensure that you have an amazing experience. In addition to the full time, year-round program staff who will get to know you and help you throughout the summer, there will be alumni living in housing and serving as Program Advisors.
  • Site briefings at institutions such as the Department of State, U.S. Institute on Peace, Capitol Hill and the White House.
  • Professional development seminars on topics including job searching, public speaking and networking.
  • A mentor program where you are matched with a DC professional working in foreign policy, diplomacy or national security.
  • Planned social events where you can connect with almost 350 other student leaders participating in TFAS programs. These events may include: a trip to a Nationals baseball game, a student BBQ, volunteer projects, canoeing on the Potomac and a trip to Mt. Vernon.
  • An active network of nearly 18,000 alumni worldwide to join upon the completion of the program.

For more information on available programs or to apply, please visit https://www.dcinternships.org.

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: