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.
Multimedia Services currently has an opening for an unpaid internship that involves working with the award winning television series, Discovering Alabama.
The ideal candidates will have availability for either of two daily shifts (9am-1pm, 1pm-5pm) , Monday through Thursday. We would like you to be able to work 2 shifts per week.
The internship involves Digital Asset Management of clips and back catalog, captioning, and other standard editing duties. It is a working television show, so superb organizational skills, and the ability to pay attention to detail are must have qualities for this position.
There may be additional opportunities for small editing and on set opportunities.
Previous knowledge/experience with Microsoft Excel is necessary. Experience with the Adobe Creative Cloud programs (specifically Adobe Bridge, and Premiere Pro) is a plus.
To set up an interview contact:
The Communications Bureau is responsible for sharing the Agency’s story through public education, media, training seminars, social media, preparedness events, and community meetings and assists the Executive Office of the Mayor in the coordination of crisis communications during emergencies. Successful candidates will be expected to work in the following capacities: assist the Communications Bureau with its social media efforts (producing content and measuring results for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram), work with HSEMA’s Community Outreach Team to plan and coordinate outreach events for District residents; assist the Communications Bureau Chief with research on emergency preparedness communication best practices; write content for websites and additional emergency preparedness products for public distribution; and assist with additional administrative tasks as assigned.
A. Must be proficient in using digital marketing tools (social media platforms, content management system) and demonstrate ability to offer recommendations based on digital and social media analytics
B. Demonstrated interest in emergency management and homeland security issues
C. Excellent written and oral communications skills required (must be able communicate specific, sometimes complex ideas to supervisors and District residents)
D. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
E. Bilingual or American Sign Language fluent applicants will receive particular consideration
To apply for this internship or view more, visit Handshake.
Digital Marketing and Social Media Intern
Marketing – Birmingham, Alabama
Digital Marketing & Social Media Internship
The Digital Marketing & Copywriter Intern is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day activities of client digital marketing operations.
Assist Digital Marketing and Account Services teams with gathering information and executing setup tasks for digital marketing accounts
Assist in developing content for websites and social media
Campaign and account auditing
Communicate and collaborate with team and management on goals, project development, timelines, and results
Keep pace with SEO, paid search, search engines, social media and digital marketing industry trends and developments.
Enthusiasm for writing and digital marketing
Outstanding ability to think creatively, and to identify and resolve problems
Attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task in a deadline driven atmosphere
Ability to clearly and effectively articulate thoughts and points
Ability to learn new industries and new business types quickly and can apply this knowledge to digital marketing initiatives and achieving client goals
High level of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation
Excellent analytical, organizational, project management and time management skills
Professional Skills & Qualifications
Junior or Senior in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or Advertising
Proficiency in Google Documents, MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Previous internship or writing experience a plus
Experience working with popular platforms (AdWords, Facebook Advertising) a plus
20-30 hours per week
Apply at https://zeekeehr.bamboohr.com/jobs.
About Highwire PR
Enter Highwire Public Relations™— a modern high tech communications agency designed for disruptive companies. Our roots in journalism and Silicon Valley give us the drive, imagination and experience to create meaningful business results through smart communications programs.
You may be a Highwire Walker if you want to …
Work on business that excites you.
Become an extension of your clients teams to accomplish great things together.
Be part of a culture of transparency, respect, encouragement and celebration.
Apply your understanding of a changing media and influencer landscape in order to create storylines that have a life longer than a date of launch or news announcement.
— Competitive salary
— Profit sharing
— Merit-based bonuses and promotions
— Excellent vacation policy including 3 weeks vacation plus office closure between Christmas and New Years
— 401K match
— Full medical and dental benefits
— Summer hours
— Work from home
— Regular Highwire social events
— Dedicated training at all levels including writing seminars, coaching, professional development courses and an agency commitment to invest in ongoing growth for our team
Apply for postgraduate internship openings at http://www.highwirepr.com/about/work-for-us/.
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.
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.
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.
The ACLU of Alabama seeks a dynamic Communications Intern to develop and implement a variety of communications strategies to build support for the ACLU’s work. An affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, the mission of the ACLU of Alabama is to protect and advance the civil rights and civil liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution. This unpaid internship is part-time and has a flexible schedule.
Interns will work under the direct supervision of the Communications Manager and will have an opportunity to work with the office on a variety of projects and campaigns. Key responsibilities may include:
Developing, creating, and editing content for the ACLU of Alabama’s website and social media platforms.
Assisting the Communications Manager with media outreach, such as drafting press releases or talking points.
Designing and writing materials that advance educational and advocacy initiatives.
Researching best practices and analyzing data to gather ideas and identify areas of improvement.
Handling administrative tasks as needed, such as updating web pages and tracking media placements.
A commitment to diversity, civil liberties, and social justice.
Strong written and oral communication skills. Fluency in another language is a plus but not required.
Must be a self-starter, highly organized, and detail-oriented with strong interpersonal skills and willing to work in a fast-paced environment.
Experience with graphic design, web design, video editing, and/or social media.
Please send a resume, cover letter, and one-page writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Reference “Internship Application” and your first and last name in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
The ACLU of Alabama is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, people of color, persons with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender individuals, people over 55, and people with a criminal record.
Assist Regional Parts & Service Manager in monitoring, reporting, communicating, deploying, and following through with parts and service activities. This will include assistance for field staff on tracking dealership enrollment and engagement with corporate and regional programs. The position will also be expected to engage with the fixed ops analysis to resolve issues and answer questions. Interaction with field personnel in support of District and Regional objectives will also be expected.
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KIA MOTORS AMERICA is a dynamic company that is ideal for professionals who seek to accelerate their careers. Based in one of the nation’s most desirable communities in Southern California. EOE M/F/D/V. For more information about Kia, please visit our website at http://www.kia.com/
To apply for this internship or view more, visit Handshake.
Two internship positions per Market (10 Markets) in the SC Region available with Sam’s Club (Temporary Housing is Not Available).
This position is responsible for the operation of a department. An individual in this position will be expected to perform additional job related responsibilities and duties as assigned and/or necessary.
An individual must be proficient in each of the competencies listed below to successfully perform the responsibilities of this position.
To apply for this internship or view more, visit Handshake.
Winner of 126 Emmy Awards, NFL FILMS is widely recognized as the most honored filmmaker in sports and is credited with revolutionizing the way America watches football and sports in general. Each year NFL FILMS produces more than 600 hours of new NFL programming for NFL Network, ESPN, HBO, Showtime, all major broadcast and numerous cable networks, NFL.com, and content-streaming platforms. Additionally, NFL FILMS provides audio/visual and engineering support for other divisions of the NFL.
The NFL FILMS Internship Program is a paid opportunity. Participants in the program have the chance to experience one of the most unique learning environments in the television and film industries. The NFL FILMS Internship Program is known for offering a hands-on approach to learning. Our award-winning staff is willing to assist and mentor those individuals with a serious desire to further their studies and achieve their career goals. Incorporated into the internship program are seminars that cover topics such as navigating the unique employment landscape in this industry, the importance of networking, freelancing, and Q & A sessions with executives and former interns. Additionally, we provide time for interns to observe and experience all phases of our operations in film and video production as well as the opportunity to work on one’s own project to upgrade his or her skills and demo reel.
There are several departments within NFL FILMS that offer internship opportunities. A description of each department can be found below. Please thoroughly read through each department description before selecting your area of interest in our application. Based on an applicant’s stated interest, course of study and experience, we will assign an intern to spend the majority of his or her time in one of these departments: Audio, Producers, Social Media, Cinematography, Footage Licensing, Talent Relations, Media Services, Project Management, Studio, Graphics, Entertainment Development, and Field Operations.
*We do not offer internships in the areas of live broadcasting, business, sport management, marketing, advertising, or public relations. Should you have interest in those areas, please reach out to the NFL Headquarters in New York City regarding their internship program*
Current college students may participate in the NFL FILMS Internship Program for academic credit. However, receipt of academic credit is entirely dependent upon the policies of the university and is the responsibility of the student.
NFL FILMS internships start in fall and are limited to a period of no more than 6 months. Applicants must be available at least three full-days a week (Monday — Friday) and acceptance is contingent upon the outcome of a standard background investigation. The program is designed as an educational experience for qualified individuals. This internship is open to college students and recent graduates only.
Complete the online application and assessment. When prompted, please upload BOTH cover letter and resume.
**YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE REVIEWED IF IT DOES NOT CONTAIN BOTH A COVER LETTER & RESUME**
Please thoroughly read through each department description before selecting your area of interest in our application.
This department is appropriate for those individuals looking for a career as a Director of Photography or Cinematographer. Interns will work with our Emmy Award-winning cinematographers, gaining knowledge of and experience with high-definition cameras; learning proper care, maintenance, and handling of HD equipment from our extensive inventory, and acquiring real world experience working side-by-side with our crews in the field for various shoots. Interns will gain knowledge on how to light and shoot NFL Films-style productions and will be given time to light and shoot in various situations, while receiving feedback from our Cinematographers. Students interested in working in this department should have a working knowledge of on-location film production and equipment.
This department is appropriate for those individuals interested in Entertainment or Copyright Law. The Footage Acquisition department is responsible for acquiring and licensing intellectual property (i.e.: news stories, movie clips, photos, magazine covers) from third parties, to be incorporated into NFL Films productions. Students in this internship will build their research, communication, and organizational skills by working hands-on to research and acquire third party materials. They will also research and confirm the copyright holder of the requested elements, secure permission to use the elements in our productions utilizing license agreements and other appropriate paperwork. They will learn the various types of agreements that we enter into, how to build professional working relationships (both internally and with third party vendors) and how to track expenses/detailed information for future reference.
This is not a news, broadcast, advertising, or public relations assignment. This internship is appropriate for individuals who are interested in utilizing their editing knowledge, while expanding their research and communication skills. The National Football League holds the rights to all NFL footage and the Media Services department is responsible for compiling and disseminating that footage to companies who have a licensing agreement with the NFL. The intern assigned to this department will assist in researching and gathering material for outside television networks, NFL teams, news stations, and movies/television shows currently in production requiring NFL footage. Utilizing our in-house search and database systems, this department chooses aesthetically appropriate shots based on the request to be filled and creates a compilation reel for each job. Interns will also assist the department in completing the department’s additional daily tasks. Individuals requesting Media Services must have editing experience and know Final Cut Pro.
This department is appropriate for individuals interested in a career in graphic design for broadcast. An intern in this department will gain valuable experience and the ability to upgrade their skills while working with our staff artists. Interns will be exposed to all aspects of the department including designing their own Cinema 4D and After-Effects projects. Additionally, students will be working with our artists on projects in Photoshop and Illustrator; motion graphics design; 3D modeling, lighting, texturing, animation and rendering; motion and timing; typography; composition; and color theory. Preference is given to those students that have 3D or After-Effects experience, competency in Illustrator, Photoshop, and a passion for broadcast graphic design.
This department is appropriate for those individuals interested in a career as a writer, editor or in a producing role involving the creative content of a show. Interns in this department will work with our Emmy Award-winning Producers and learn all aspects of the NFL FILMS style of storytelling. Producers at NFL FILMS are responsible for the content of the entire production from conception of the story, including researching footage, conducting interviews, scripting narration to graphic elements, and the final edit and audio mix. Interns will observe and learn about all facets of the producing position, including researching the history of a player, team, or story; non-linear editing; logging interviews, game footage, and radio calls; and on-location and in-house shoots. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to our high profile programming. Preference is given to those individuals with an understanding of non-linear editing software and an interest in telling football stories.
PRODUCERS — SOCIAL MEDIA (Fall only)
This department is appropriate for individuals interested in a creative career in digital media, video editing, and storytelling. Interns in this field will assist with the day-to-day operations of the NFL Films social media platforms. The team is responsible for promoting weekly shows, making creative use of archival footage, and crafting new video content to enforce the NFL Films brand on social media. The intern will learn how to tell a story with a quick video runtime and limited wordcount, while capturing the audience’s attention and interpreting analytics to curate future content. The intern will assist with tracking the growth of each platform and finding new creative ways to be in the conversation of world news and football news. Preference is given to students who have an understanding of the digital world. Experience with non-linear editing software is preferred. Candidates must have a desire to keep up with the fast-moving pace of social media. Fluency across multiple social media platforms is required.
PRODUCERS — NFL GAMEDAY MORNING (Fall only)
This internship is appropriate for individuals looking for a career producing a live television studio show. Interns will report directly to the show’s Coordinating Producer and work daily with Producers and other production crew. Interns will experience live studio shoots and the creative production process that goes into getting a live weekly show on the air. Responsibilities include gathering show topics, researching and logging footage of weekly press conferences, assisting in the editing of pre-produced segment content, and coordinating live, interactive social media initiatives during air. Preference is given to those individuals looking to pursue a career in live or broadcast television production; experience with ENPS is a plus.
This department is appropriate for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the management of creative projects from a budgetary and resource management standpoint. The intern will shadow a project manager and observe how productions are budgeted, planned and executed. They will take a larger role in the daily office tasks needed to manage various budgets, which includes but not limited to: the administrative duties of processing timecards & invoices, creating wrap binders, working in the Purchase Order system and reviewing expense reports. A successful candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, be extremely organized and is a self-motivator. A basic understanding of the process and equipment used in television and film production as well as a basic business knowledge are preferred.
This department is appropriate for those individuals interested in a career as a Talent Coordinator or working with athletes at a sports team or agency. The Player and Talent Relations department is responsible for scheduling and coordinating shoots and interviews for NFL Films programming and works closely our Producers, Directors, Field Operations personnel, and Project Managers. Those responsibilities include maintaining databases and calendars, coordinating travel for individuals coming to NFL Films or to remote locations for interviews, and preparing and disseminating paperwork to all involved in the shoot. Establishing and strengthening relationships with all the NFL Club Members, players, and players’ agents is a key goal of this department. Preference is given to those individuals who have a strong knowledge of NFL players, are highly organized, work well in a team atmosphere, and have outstanding communication skills.
This department is appropriate for those individuals interested in obtaining a career in post-production audio, television studio mixing and/or location recording and mixing. Interns in the Audio department will be exposed to all aspects of audio undertaken by NFL Films. Interns will work with our audio mixers gaining knowledge of audio operations on our shooting stage during live shoots, including setup, troubleshooting, wiring talent, and assisting the studio mixer. Interns will also be exposed to our Sound Transfer department and gain experience with equipment used to transfer our 40+ years of audio from various analog formats to digital files, locating audio clips for various productions, and archiving radio calls from NFL games. In addition, interns will be given numerous opportunities to observe and occasionally assist our award-winning mixers with talent voice-over recording sessions, sound design, on location recording and post-production mixing sessions. Priority is given to those individuals studying the art of Audio and all interns will be expected to learn the Fairlight Xynergi DAW, which is used extensively throughout the Audio department.
This role is appropriate for individuals interested in pursuing a career in development. Intern will learn how to assess the development landscape and leave with an understanding of the process of development and the career paths available. They will assist the Director of Entertainment Marketing and the Manager of Entertainment Marketing and will research trends, synthesize data, and create briefing books for pitch meetings. Additionally, they will assist with pro-active research to identify trends in the marketplace, especially for finding underutilized areas for NFL integrations. Individuals applying to this department should have a basic understanding of the process of development and be versed in Word, Excel, Power Point (or the equivalents.)
This role will support the holistic content strategy for the Retail Solutions Sales team and other business operations groups. This individual will be responsible for the content aggregation, draft and distribution of high-quality messages for the various audience subsets that this role supports.
About Cox Automotive
Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, VinSolutions®, Xtime®, incadea® and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit www.coxautoinc.com.
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer – All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Apply at https://jobs.coxautoinc.com/.
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