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.

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP

Deadline to Apply for the Spring Semester is December 10

GirlSpring (www.girlspring.com) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower girls ages 13-18. GirlSpring’s main program platform is it’s online community for girls (website) www.girlspring.com.

The Social Media Intern will work directly with the website team to increase visitation and engagement to www.girlspring.com and our Instagram audience. 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Grow Instagram audience and ultimately convert Instagram followers into users of girlspring.com.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be enrolled in a two-year or four-year college (highly qualified high school junior or senior will be considered)
  • Must be an outgoing, personable, and articulate networker and self-starter.
  • Must be comfortable working in an environment where creativity is encouraged.
  • Proven Instagram experience with growth outcomes

 

TO APPLY: Send us a note, 250 words or less explaining why you are a good fit for this position. Please include Instagram handle and resume. 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 Quiz/Survey-Maker Internship

Spring Application Deadline December 10th

GirlSpring, a 501©(3) non-profit with a mission of empowering girls, is looking for interns to create quizzes and surveys for our website, www.girlspring.com, an online community for girls ages 13-18. This is an unpaid internship, 10-15 hours/week, and is a great opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing website for girls. Girlspring.com offers a safe environment for girls to address pretty much any topic that a girl might encounter during the teen years!

Interns will play an integral role in the web team and in the strategic development of www.girlspring.com. This is a flexible position, and most work can be done remotely.

Interested applicants should email Kristen@girlspring.com with a short letter explaining why you think you would be a good fit for this internship, a resume, and your instagram handle.

Responsibilities

  • Create 2-3 quizzes per week of various content and topics
  • Follow social media calendar
  • Work in conjunction with our social media strategist and blogger for website, social media, and advertisement content
  • Participate in the brainstorming and topic exploration
  • Able to attend certain events including some weekends and evenings

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in College or University program
  • 1+ years of journalism experience or excellent writing skills
  • Reliable and professional
  • Ability to create relatable and engaging quizzes in various areas of interest
  • Own a computer
  • Ability to work with Photoshop, Canva, and Google Docs is a plus.
  • Social media savvy

LIVE. LEARN. INTERN in Washington, DC this Summer!
Journalism + Communications Academic Internship Program
Hosted by The Fund for American Studies
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Full Scholarships (Leadership Scholars Program) Deadline: January 15
Priority Deadline: February 12

Spend your summer in Washington, DC and prepare for your future! For 8 weeks students will intern in the fields of journalism, public relations or communication while earning academic credit. The eyes of the world are on Washington, DC as never before, and fair and accurate reporting is needed now more than ever.

LIVE
Each year, Washington, DC attracts many journalism student interns who are all passionate about politics, getting the story straight and learning the ins and outs of the news business.

You will live just blocks from the national monuments, State Department and White House on the campus of George Washington University. Fully furnished housing and roommate matching is provided as part of our comprehensive program.

LEARN
Earn course credit while you intern! You will earn 3 to 9 academic credits this summer. Our unique curriculum is designed to complement your DC experience with upper level ethics, government and economics courses. Academic course credit is provided through George Mason University and taught by top rated faculty from GMU and other top local universities.

INTERN
A journalism or communications internship is one of the most important investments you can make in your future. Based on your interests and skills, you will be placed in an internship in the Washington, DC area.  We have been creating academic internship experiences for nearly 50 years and work with over 300 top organizations in DC.

Internship placements include:
•    Newspapers and magazines (Washington Examiner, New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, and National Defense Magazine)
•    TV and radio stations (examples include: Al Arabiya Television, Telemundo, Radio America, Voice of America)
•    News Services (examples include: Talk Media News Service, Hispanic Lind News Service and Federal News Service)
•    PR and communication firms (examples include: kglobal Public Relations, Tusk Communications, Aderfo Group Public Relations)

For communications and public relations students we offer internship placements in:
•    Federal Agencies
•    Capitol Hill
•    Lobbying and advocacy organizations
•    Embassies
•    International Affairs NGOs
•    Think Tanks
•    Nonprofit organizations

CONNECT

Who you know does matter – especially when it comes to your future job search. Our comprehensive program is designed so you can make valuable professional connections with working journalists and practice your networking skills in a real-world setting.
    
We offer a number of networking opportunities to enhance your internship experience and maximize your time in DC:
•    Mentor Program with DC media and PR professionals
•    Professional Development Seminars
•    Roundtable Discussions + Networking Receptions
•    Site Briefings at Key Washington Institutions including the National Press Club, Newseum and Capitol Hill

Full/Partial Scholarships + Application Instructions
We strive to make the programs accessible and affordable to the best and brightest students regardless of financial status. Scholarships are awarded based on need and merit with more than 80% of students receiving full or partial funding. Full summer scholarships are available through our Leadership Scholars Program<http://pull.xmr3.com/p/34-140B/135325564/f14acbce-1077-475f-bebc-40b68ded57fd.html>.
    

Questions may be directed to admissions@tfas.org or 202.986.0384.

City Internships creates globally engaged, career-ready students. Upon college graduation, CI alumni get hired three-times faster and earn 30 percent more than their graduate peers

City Internships offers Winter, Spring and Summer Programs in 9 locations: London, Paris, New York, Washington D.C., Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston & San Francisco.

All of our Programs feature a series of career-readiness classes, workshops and events centered on an internship placement at a leading company in an industry of interest to a student.

Our programs are open to students from any year and with any major, and they may choose a placement in one of 9 career fields: Banking & Financial services; Consulting & Professional services; Law & Politics; Technology & Engineering; Marketing, Advertising & PR; Media, Entertainment & Journalism; Art, Fashion & Design; Start-ups & Entrepreneurship; Charities, NFPs & NGOs.
Apply now at: 

https://city-internships.com/apply

**The Global Accelerator Programs in Paris, Boston, Chicago and San Francisco are filling very quickly, so take the opportunity to apply for these programs sooner rather than later!

City Internships 2018/19 Details:

https://sendmail2.cityinternships.com/l/pUEFxx892rlpW142wU1JpJtg/zspbi7n763b67XU17F8ghTLA/HWHWzUJopzQwhhfPw2jZOQ

Internship Overview:

https://sendmail2.cityinternships.com/l/pUEFxx892rlpW142wU1JpJtg/DhUoWtWaK64bOmxIVIGEbQ/HWHWzUJopzQwhhfPw2jZOQ

Communications Co-op/Intern Position

About Direct Communications:

Direct Communications, one of Alabama’s most dynamic public relations firms and located in the heart of Birmingham, Alabama, is seeking a communications Co-op/Intern student.  We will provide you with challenging, hands-on experiences in a practical, learning environment. With client sectors ranging from healthcare, energy, environment, conservation, general business and governmental entities, your broad-range of experiences obtained while with Direct Communications, will serve as a springboard to a wide-range of career options upon graduation.

Co-op/Intern Description:

Our ideal candidates are students who are juniors or seniors majoring in Communications, Public Relations, Political Science or Journalism.  Students should be ambitious, self-starters with excellent writing, communication, computer/technology/digital skills, as well as possessing excellent professional and organizational skills.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Entering junior or senior year, in-process of bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism, or related field of study
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and outstanding proofing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work as part of a team
  • Desire to learn and grow career-building skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign, PDF and Photoshop editing, is a plus

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Co-op/Intern students should be prepared to enter a professional office and be motivated to work hard each day. Duties include, but are not limited to: preparing a wide selection of written and creative materials, monitoring news coverage (traditional and digital) for client issues, facilitating a variety of social media engagement and analysis, maintaining reporter databases, and conducting research into strategic communications best practices, website development and graphic design support.

Details:

  • Full Time (40 hours a week)
  • One semester duration:
  • Spring 2019 Semester (January – May 2019)
  • Location: Birmingham, AL
  • This is a paid internship

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Charlotte Smith at charlotte@dcwins.com.

Camp Ozark is America’s largest single-site Christian sports and adventure camp for kids.  We hire over 700 college-aged students from over 40 universities to work with over 6,000 kids each summer.  We’re located in Mt. Ida, Arkansas in the Ouachita National Forest, the most incredible location for a summer camp.

We offer internships and credit for those seeking experience to help further their careers. This is a great opportunity for any Media (Photo or Video) major needing more experience as well as a paid summer job.

PHOTO:

Camp Ozark Photographers can expect to learn valuable lessons in project and file management, time management, and working with Adobe Photoshop and Bridge. They will work with Canon DSLR cameras and an assortment of lenses. On a typical day the Photo team uploads 1000+ pictures daily to our website for our parents to enjoy.  In addition, at the conclusion of their employment Photographers will have a wide variety of photos they can include in their portfolio.

VIDEO:

Camp Ozark Videographers can expect to learn valuable lessons in project and media management, time management, and working with Adobe Premiere, Apple Final Cut Pro and DVD Studio Pro. They will use Canon DSLR cameras and GoPros to capture footage daily. The Video team will upload one “Daily Video” to the website for our parents to view. All team members will work on a session long video that is compiled together from the 2 week session and that will be burnt on to DVD’s. In addition, at the conclusion of their employment Videographers will have a variety of projects they can include in their portfolio or demo reel.

 

For more information about the Photographer/Videographer positions click here to view our website!

We also offer a social media internship, to view that job posting click here!

 

 

Alabama Athletics Marketing is looking for an intern to function as our women’s basketball emcee for the 2018-19 season. This position will report to the marketing contact for women’s basketball.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Engage fans during the game to help create a fun and exciting atmosphere
-Work with marketing game staff to execute in-game promotions involving fans
-Work with marketing staff create strategic in-game activations
-On-screen host for video board activations
-Be able to function as a live host, capable of adapting to different in-game elements
 
REQUIREMENTS:
-Marketing, Communications, PR, Journalism, or Broadcasting major preferred
-Experience in front of the camera preferred
-Strong oral skills
-Work most/all women’s basketball home games
 
This is a great opportunity for students to gain hands on experience with one of the top collegiate athletic programs. It is a paid opportunity, so serious inquiries only please.  If you are interested or have questions you can send your resume to Shelby Fisher at sfisher@ia.ua.edu.

Multimedia Sports Reporter Intern

Sporting News is a DAZN Group company and a market leader in the creation, distribution and monetization of premium sports media content for digital audiences worldwide, reaching an audience in excess of 30 million sports fans each month.

We are seeking ambitious, motivated, and creative multimedia sports reporters and social content producers for a paid internship from February-July 2019 in our Charlotte, N.C. office.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Sporting News interns should expect to be involved in all aspects of content creation, from pitching ideas to managing the brand social media accounts. Interns will also gain experience shaping breaking news coverage, writing and editing, and developing SEO best practices.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Have the ability to work smart and fast in a digital environment.
  • Know how to write clean, concise and interesting content in a variety of digital formats.
  • Have a working knowledge of U.S. sports and the U.S. sports media market.
  • Have solid understanding of best SEO practices.
  • Be a team player, willing to work with editors and writers to produce quality content.
  • Have strong grammar skills, meticulous attention to detail and a firm grasp of AP style.
  • Be flexible, willing to work a combination of days, nights and weekends out of our Charlotte, N.C., office.(No telecommuting)

To apply:

  • Email maxwell@performgroup.com with your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Spring 2019 Internship Applicant.”
  • Provide three links to relevant pieces of content, notable social media posts, demo reels, or portfolios in the email or in PDF.
  • Provide links to your social media channels.
  • The deadline for all applications is Sunday, November 4th.
  • Internship offers will go out no later than Wednesday, November 21st.

Have you thought about spending the spring or summer in Washington, DC? No matter what side of the aisle you are on, it is an important time to be in Washington. Gain real-world experience and make connections that will help open doors after graduation.

Applications are now being accepted for the spring and summer 2019 Academic Internship Programs hosted by The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) in Washington, DC. All of the programs include guaranteed internship placements, academic credit from George Mason University, furnished housing in downtown Washington, as well as many opportunities for networking and professional development.

Capital Semester on International Affairs + Public Policy

January 16 – May 3, 2019

Final Deadline: November 9

 

Summer Academic Internship Programs

June 8 – August 2, 2019

Full Scholarships (Leadership Scholars Program) Deadline: January 15

Priority Deadline: February 12

 

Program Components

  • Internship placement in your field of study
  • Courses for academic credit from George Mason University
  • Professional development seminars, mentor program and small group networking events
  • Generous scholarship funding, including full tuition/housing awards
  • Site briefings at institutions such as Capitol Hill, Department of State, White House and Federal Reserve
  • Guest lectures with experts in policy, international affairs and economics

 

Full/Partial Scholarships + Application Instructions

We strive to make the programs accessible and affordable to the best and brightest students regardless of financial status. Scholarships are awarded based on need and merit with more than 80% of students receiving full or partial funding. Full summer scholarships are available through our Leadership Scholars Program.

To learn more and to begin an online application, please visit www.DCinternships.org. Questions may be directed to admissions@tfas.org or 202.986.0384.

The NBA is seeking a graduate for a full-time position as a part of their social content publishing team. This position is part of the NBA Emerging Media group which focuses on identifying, creating, distributing and publishing content for the NBA’s social and digital platforms and its many domestic and international partners throughout the world. As the demand for content on the NBA’s social platforms continues to grow, this is your opportunity to grow with them in a fast-paced, innovative and collaborative environment. This is a project employee position based out of the Secaucus, New Jersey office that is intended to continue throughout the 2018-19 NBA season.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Publish content to the NBA’s social media handles on various platforms (Including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, GIPHY and Tik Tok) to promote NBA games and drive engagement across platforms
  • Provide real-time game coverage across the league on the NBA’s social media handles from the NBA’s Content Command Center (This will include nights and weekends)
  • Write short-form copy and post highlights to share across the NBA’s social media handles in real-time
  • Become an expert on each social media platform and bring new ideas to the table for the NBA to further engage current fans and reach new audiences
  • Stay on top of social trends to help inform the NBA’s content creation for social media handles
  • Actively participating in content planning for the NBA’s social media handles
  • Potential to cover NBA events by publishing behind-the-scenes content to the NBA’s social media handles

 

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Deeply knowledgeable and passionate about the NBA, WNBA and NBA G League and their players, coaches, and teams
  • Knowledge of basketball analytics and the rules of the game
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat, GIPHY and Tik Tok
  • Background in social media or digital media publishing
  • Strong writing and communication skills, as well as ability to execute editorial judgment
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability and willingness to work on deadline and handle multiple tasks at once with a precise and detail-oriented approach
  • Ability and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field preferred

 

To learn more about this posting, or to apply, visit their website by clicking 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: