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.
Posted: August 28, 2023
Are you a passionate, creative and driven individual looking for an internship opportunity in public relations? Our non-profit organization, Theresa Burroughs Residential Living, Incorporated is seeking a Public Relations Intern to join our team! As an intern, you will work alongside our board and Executive Committee to assist with brand awareness. Being only a year old, we need to inform as many people as possible of this organization.
Mrs. Theresa Burroughs was a “Foot Soldier for Justice,” marching across the Edmund Pettus Bridge alongside Dr. King and others, all while raising four children, the oldest, Paula, with Developmental Disabilities. Paula is the inspiration for a residential living facility to be built in Greensboro, AL. It will house four senior women with developmental disabilities and one bed for respite care, giving caregivers a break.
This internship will provide you with the opportunity to work with a dynamic team, gain hands-on experience in public relations and with a non-profit organization, and build your professional network.
To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter that highlights your relevant experience and why you are interested in this internship to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include any relevant coursework, projects, or activities related to public relations or non-profit organizations. This is an unpaid internship, but the chance to work with a dynamic team, gain valuable experience and to build your professional network, makes it worth it. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity – apply today!
Posted: August 18, 2023
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.
Posted: August 18, 2023
The City of Tuscaloosa is seeking a Graphic Design Intern. The graphic design intern works with the Strategic Communications Department of the City of Tuscaloosa to assist in executing the City’s marketing and public relations strategies across platforms including social media, websites, advertising and more. This role offers the opportunity to work on a variety of projects including branding, digital advertising, traditional and non-traditional media platforms, and public education.
Reports to: Marketing Manager
To apply, email a resume, cover letter and portfolio to email@example.com.
Posted: August 9, 2023
The Division of Student Life is seeking a Graphic Design Intern for 2023 – 2024.
About Student Life:
The Division of Student Life consists of 20+ non-academic areas of campus life. Some of these departments include: University Recreation, Dean of Students, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Center for Service and Leadership, and the Career Center. The Communications and External Engagement department works with these areas to promote events and initiatives.
This internship will be compensated at $10.00/hour. Hours are flexible and can be arranged according to a student’s academic/work schedule, however the student cannot work more than 15 hours per week at The University of Alabama. The location of internship will be in the Communications and External Engagement main office in the University Support Campus off of Helen Keller Blvd
How to Apply:
Applicants should email resume and work samples or portfolio link to Kelsey Atchison at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted: August 7, 2023
The social media 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 media accounts and would need to be willing to make occasional on-camera appearances for published content. This intern would assist the social media 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 content specific to the different platforms.
Skills and qualifications needed:
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 email@example.com:
Posted: July 20, 2023
AARP Alabama team seeks an Advocacy Communications & Grassroots Intern to join our energetic team to assist with advocacy communications, grassroots, and volunteer engagement focused on key issues such as caregiving, financial security, high-speed internet, and more. This paid internship requires a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week starting in August/September 2023 and ending in December 2023, possibly extending into 2024.
AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to the more than 100 million Americans 50-plus and their families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation’s largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.
Plan and execute statewide grassroots advocacy activities. This includes developing, recruiting, maintaining, and implementing a volunteer leadership program, developing and implementing grassroots campaign plans
The ideal candidate will be currently enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college or university; be considered a rising undergraduate junior or senior, graduate student, or post-doctoral student; and remain academically enrolled throughout the internship and pursuing a degree in communications, public policy, marketing, or related fields
Compensation and Benefits
The hourly range is $18 for undergraduates, $21 for graduate students, $28 for Ph.D. candidates. Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.
To learn more and to apply for this position, visit careers.aarp.org.
Posted: July 20, 2023
The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development (UACED) is looking to hire a student for Fall 2023 to assist with branding and communications for projects that directly impact communities in the State of Alabama. Students should expect to work 10-20 hours a week, depending on class schedules. Ideal candidates have a graduation date of May 2025 – May 2026. Candidates must be enrolled as a student at The University of Alabama for Spring and Fall 2023.
The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development (UACED) serves as an economic outreach that works to help local communities and the State of Alabama succeed. The center takes an asset-based planning approach to help communities and organizations respond to challenges and capitalize on a variety of economic development opportunities for growth. Learn more about our work at uaced.ua.edu.
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, and community development 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. It is preferred if students have:
Experience gained at UACED
Please contact Sally Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 205-348-8344 if interested in this position. Please include a resume, design sample, and writing sample.
Posted: June 27, 2023
The George Washington Institute (GWI) is currently seeking a Podcast Production Intern for the Spring 2024 semester. This is a unique behind-the-scenes internship for undergraduates interested in contributing to a podcast and gaining key professional development skills from a podcast creator and UA doctoral student.
If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to Sherman Tylawsky (email@example.com) with the subject line “Internship Application” no later than Friday November 3, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. CT.
Posted: June 27, 2023
Choice Media & Communications is the leading communications firm dedicated to providing clients in the entertainment and lifestyle space with quality communications services. Choice helps brands, influencers, and authors grow their business and influence by leveraging our unparalleled relationships and crafting smart, personalized communication and brand strategies that demand attention and deliver results.
We offer three different remote internships during the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters. Our ideal candidate is sharp and savvy with a great deal of initiative, strong work ethic, warmth, superior writing and communication skills and a genuine passion for the lifestyle and entertainment clientele Choice serves. All internships are non-paid with the opportunity for school credit. Interns are asked to work 10 – 20 hours per week.
To learn more, visit choicemediacommunications.com/internships.
Posted: June 27, 2023
First Tee Birmingham is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Communications and Marketing Intern. This internship provides a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the nonprofit sector while contributing to the growth and success of our organization. The intern will work closely with the External Committee to support various initiatives aimed at promoting our mission and programs.
About First Tee Birmingham:
First Tee Birmingham is a nonprofit youth development organization that uses golf as a platform to empower young people to build character and gain valuable life skills. Through a comprehensive curriculum, we provide young individuals with opportunities to develop critical core values such as integrity, respect, and perseverance. Our programs focus on instilling confidence and providing a safe space for personal growth, both on and off the golf course.
Duration and Compensation:
This is a part-time internship position for a duration of 3 to 6 months, with the possibility of extension based on performance and organizational needs. The position is unpaid.
For more information, please reach out to Reid Peacock at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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