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.

Schoolyard Roots, a local nonprofit organization, is currently looking for a talented intern to help us with our organization’s social media, marketing, and design for upcoming campaigns and events! This internship will require a student to have strong attention to detail and an interest in how our organization works in Tuscaloosa County. Love of plats is a bonus! The intern will assist Schoolyard Roots staff with:

  • Managing social media
  • Drafting media and marketing items for press opportunities
  • Designing and maintaining some organization graphics
  • Organizing Spring Fundraising Campaign and attending fundraising events
  • Developing marketing ideas for our Alabama School Garden curriculum and Guide to Cooking in the Classroom
  • Drafting donor communications, such as monthly e-newsletters, and volunteer alerts
  • Maintenance of website information

This is an unpaid internship. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, people skills, and a willingness to learn more about our organization and promote it required for this position. To apply, please email your resume to

The UAB Department of Pediatrics is offering a paid internship in communications this summer. Interested students may apply online:
UAB Pediatrics Communications Intern:
  • Requirements
    • Upperclassman (junior or senior) studying journalism, communications, or public relations
    • Strong writing skills in a variety of formats, including newswriting, features, press releases
    • Strong knowledge of social media platforms
    • Must provide two writing samples and professional resume
  • Responsibilities
    • Research and write original content for UAB Department of Pediatrics website, social media platforms and e-newsletter, including faculty profiles, news briefs, promotions for upcoming events, and other news and feature articles
    • Assist in the planning and production of the weekly Department of Pediatrics email newsletter
    • Create content and imagery for social media posts for the department’s social media profiles

An intern for Family Counseling Service is eager to learn about the communications field while using their skill sets to better the nonprofit. The intern will assist the Executive Director and publicity committee of the board of directors in their communications efforts. Tasks might include content creation, social media monitoring, publicity brainstorming, and more. This is a great opportunity for students to get hands-on experience in a nonprofit setting!

● Junior or Senior in Advertising/PR or similar field
● Motivated, organized, and eager to help
● Graphic design skills are an added bonus
● Website management and editing is an added bonus

Schedule and Compensation
● Average 4 hours per week
● Scheduling will be set, once the intern is selected, based on their class schedule and the needs of the organization
● Internships are unpaid

● Interested students should email their resume to Board President, Ryn Miller,

Family Counseling Service is a United Way funded agency. In addition to specialized programs that focus on domestic violence, anger management and co-parenting through divorce, FCS offers counseling services to the community of West Alabama for depression, grief, anxiety and more. Our hope is to break the stigma around mental health and for people to see the benefits counseling can bring through a life crisis or day to day life challenges.

The Alabama Water Institute is looking to hire 1-2 graduate students or junior/senior level undergraduate students to help with our communication needs for Spring 2020. AWI has a wide variety of communication programs including: newsletters, spotlight articles, Social Media accounts, Podcast series, a YouTube channel and much more.  We are specifically looking for a student that can work hourly up to 20 hours per week. The student is supposed to work primarily on our Spotlight articles. Interested students can email their CV and a writing sample to


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 Final application deadline is March 10.

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: