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.

Southern Company’s Corporate Communication Department is looking to hire a Spring 2020 intern to start mid-to-late January and work through May. Our intern will gain hands-on experience working in communications and public relations for a large corporation at our Atlanta headquarters.
Click the following links to see Southern Company’s internship flyer and internship job description. Candidates can submit their resume, a cover letter and two writing samples to mkmccanl@southernco.com by Friday, November 22.

Pritchett-Moore Real Estate’s Tuscaloosa team is looking for a Social Media/Marketing Intern! The ideal applicant will possess strong knowledge of the digital media landscape, including various social media sites. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating marketing pieces, monitoring and posting on blogs and social networks, & participating in online outreach and promotion. Those looking to gain valuable online media experience with an established organization are encouraged to apply. This is an unpaid position but could lead to a paid position in the future.

If you are interested in applying to this position, please email your resume to info@maryharmon.com.

Mitchell’s Place, a comprehensive autism treatment center and inclusive accredited preschool in Birmingham, is looking to hire a student to help them create a 15-20 minute video presentation to be used at their yearly fundraising gala, “A Night at the Oscars”. The non-profit is open to working with any student who would like to add to their portfolio and gain some community service hours along the way!
If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Lizzy Hubbard at lhubbard@mitchells-place.com.

The University of Alabama D1 and D3 men’s ice hockey teams are currently hiring students to fill gameday positions including: merchandising, social media, videography and broadcasting. Prior hockey experience is not required, so this is a great opportunity for people looking to get started in the sports and/or content creation industries in general.
Apply here!

Adidas is looking for students interested in working in the sports industry to fill numerous internship positions at their Portland office next summer, which you can learn more about here.

Intern applications close November 15.

The University of Alabama National Alumni Association is looking for a driven graphic design student that can develop marketing and promotional materials for the National Alumni Association. In addition to the technical requirements, we are looking for some who is dependable, creative, has the ability to multitask,and work in a team environment. This is a paid position that requires applicants to work throughout the school year and summer for 15–20 hours a week. This position requires knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, specifically InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Position can be used for class credit.

Interested? Contact Caroline Gazzara-McKenzie at cmgazzara@alumni.ua.edu with your resume and samples by Nov. 4th!

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum offers a wide variety of internships for college students seeking real-world learning experiences as part of their undergraduate or graduate studies. We currently offer internships in the following departments: Education, Marketing, Creative, Development, Digital and Library Collection, Public Relation, Studio B, Event Services, Guest Relation’s and Hatch Show Print. At this time, we are seeking applicants for our Spring 2020 internships.

Announcing Field Forward: Field Forward is an aspect of the internship program that seeks to increase equitable access to and participation in the Museum’s internships. Providing financial support to students in the form of stipends in three tracks. The goal of Field Forward is to engage diverse students with the Museum and the broader field; provide support to students who are unable to participate in unpaid internships; and encourage students majoring in museum-focused or museum-related fields to seek national-level experience via the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Field Forward tracks are: Person of Color, Aspiring Museum Professional and Financial Need.

Those interested in applying or looking for more information can visit our website at https://countrymusichalloffame.org/internships/, contact Rebecca Miller at rmiller@countrymusichalloffame.org or email internships@countrymusichalloffame.org.

For more information about the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum please visit is here.

Climate Change Communication Paid Internship in the Washington D.C. metro area, Summer 2020

Do you love the outdoors? Are you passionate about climate change activism? Do you want to work for the NPS and creatively explore those interests? If so, then this internship is the perfect fit for you! This position pays a minimum of $350 per week on biweekly pay schedule. 

Deadline: Friday, January 31st, 2020

 

Description 

This internship is a partnership between the National Park Service and George Mason University’s Center for Climate Change Communication. The National Park Service (NPS) works to protect and preserve America’s cultural and natural resources, presenting the opportunity to observe changes caused by global warming. The National Capital Region (NCR) of the NPS spans across areas of Virginia, Maryland, and Washington D.C. and is home to national monuments, battlefields, and diverse natural landscapes. George Mason University’s Center for Climate Change Communication (4C) researches climate change public engagement strategies. The partnership between NPS and 4C creates a unique platform to educate and engage park visitors with climate change impacts and solutions. 

Up to ten interns (including three multimedia interns) will have the opportunity to work with 4C, the NPS, park staff, and the NPS’s Urban Ecology Research Learning Alliance to develop climate change communication materials for National Capital Region Parks (greater Washington, D.C. area). In the past, the products developed during the internship have ranged from interpretive resources for park rangers to videos to digital and print brochures and maps.  

Summaries of previous year’s projects can be found at http://climatechangecommunication.org/internship_program/ 

 

Qualifications 

The 10-week internships are open to graduate students, exceptional rising junior and senior undergraduate students, or recent graduates. Ideal applicants will have a strong interest in National Parks and a positive attitude and interest in learning, thinking creatively, and working as a member of an interdisciplinary communication team. Previous interns have come from degrees in Biology, Climate Science, Communications, Environmental Studies, Journalism, Natural Resource Management, Psychology, Public Health, Sustainability, and Zoology. Applicants must be attending (or have just graduated from) a U.S. accredited college or university and must be legally allowed to work in the U.S. Interns may be required to pass a Federal government background check. 

Please indicate in your resume and cover letter your knowledge, skills, abilities, and interest in the following: 

● Translating scientific information for non-experts 

● Writing stories, narratives, and other interpretive materials to share information about natural and cultural resources 

● Public engagement, or campaign development  

● Interest in learning more about local climate impacts, NPS and environmental communication 

● Interdisciplinary collaboration, working with clients and meeting client needs, and articulate, professional demeanor 

● Experience with representing organizations on social media, such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter 

 

Expectations include: 

● Strong experience or interest in science, natural resources, or cultural communication 

● Ability to develop communication materials in a 10-week period and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously 

● Strong creativity skills and ability to generate new ideas 

● Proven ability to develop effective communication products with minimal editing; strong attention to detail 

● Excellent written and oral communication skills 

● Familiarity with cloud-based computing, collaborative document editing, and diligence in updating task lists on productivity software 

● Ability to self direct work 

 

Dates, Duration, and Location 

Internships are full time (40 hours per week) for ten weeks, running from Monday, June 1st through Friday, August 7th. All work will take place in the Washington, DC metro area. Housing is not provided. Having a personal vehicle is ideal for traveling to National Parks, but not required, as interns are strongly encouraged to carpool to park sites. 

   

How to Apply 

Applicants should submit the following materials (combined as ONE PDF file with applicant’s name as the file name) to nps4c@gmu.edu with “NPS4C – [Applicant Name]” as the subject line: 

(1) Resume or CV 

(2) Undergraduate and/or graduate transcript (unofficial is acceptable) 

(3) A one page cover letter discussing your specific interest in the internship and highlighting your qualifications. 

(4) A one page writing sample on any topic (can be an excerpt from previous work including class papers or projects)

(5) At least two references with: 

        a) name, 

        b) contact information (email & phone number), and 

        c) nature of the relationship (e.g., professor, employer)  

*Letters of recommendation are not required

Please Note: Only COMPLETE applications will be reviewed. Inquiries regarding this internship may be directed to nps4c@gmu.edu. 

 

Diversity 

The NPS and 4C seek a diverse cohort of interns. Applicants with diverse backgrounds from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. 

Calling all in-the-know college students! Are you someone who is always recommending the newest, coolest restaurants to friends and families? Are you always finding the best local attractions to visit in between classes? Do you bleed school spirit? Daytripper University is looking for you to help us create a class of content creators to share their school experience on our national website. This is a fantastic resume-building opportunity for any communications or marketing student.

WHO WE ARE:
Daytripper University is the destination website for anyone going through the college decision process. With guides to more than 125 college campuses, Daytripper University believes the touring process should be as exciting as this time in your life! From hotels to the best foodie spots for any occasion to must-see local attractions, Daytripper elevates your ability to get the full experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Content creators will be able to provide added value to Daytripper University, while gaining valuable experience in marketing and communications. This is not a work-intensive role, so it’s a perfect short-term project for any interested student. Expected responsibilities include:
– Develop blog posts to highlight your experience on campus & the surrounding area.
– Takeover social media accounts at scheduled times to show a “day-in-the-life”
– Pitch opportunities for further brand awareness on campus and for campus visitors

APPLY NOW:
This is an unpaid opportunity. Interested students should email dtu@daytripperuniversity.com. Make sure to include the name of your school in the subject line. Please apply by October 7, 2019.

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

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: