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.
LaunchSquad is actively looking for summer Account Associates to join our teams in New York, San Francisco, Boston & Detroit. For more details on this opportunity and others, visit our Careers site today at www.LaunchSquad.com. To learn more about our team & company, check out our Blog & Instagram pages @launchsquad.
Launchsquad is a communications firm that identifies and communicates stories for companies we love. You’ve probably heard of a few: Okta, J.Hilburn, iHeartRadio, Acquia, Coursera. From consumer and enterprise technology start-ups to lifestyle and media companies, we partner with our clients, immerse ourselves in their product or services and build strategic communications campaigns and original content programs that reach and resonate with key audiences.
We partner with some of the most innovative, fast-growth start-ups around, the right audiences. And it’s up to us to decide how strategies align with goals to produce the results our clients need to grow their businesses. From engagement and experience management, we drive the awareness and activation that leads to lasting loyalty.
WE CALL IT HANDCRAFTED PR.
Internship Title: Corporate Communications Intern
Department: Public Relations
Reports to: Corporate Communications Manager
Location: Atlanta, GA
This position exists to assist the Corporate Communications team with daily coordination and implementation of corporate and internal communications duties. Overall responsibilities include writing, editing, event planning and presentation development.
Experience (Job and Industry):
Contact: Cathy Knott (Recruiter): External.Cathy.Knott@porsche.us.
The American Heart Association in Alabama is currently looking for media communications, marketing, social media communications, and graphic design interns. Communication Studies majors are encouraged to apply for this opportunity.
Graphic Design Intern – American Heart Association
Locations available: Birmingham, Tuscaloosa and Montgomery.
About Us: The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
About the Position: As a graphic arts student, you know the power behind dynamic visual design. Here’s your opportunity to take your creative talent to the next level: the American Heart Association, the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, is looking for a graphic design intern to start immediately. You’ll interpret our brand strategy and mission—to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke—in terms of design and advertising.
You will work closely with the communications department to create materials for both on- and offline promotions. AHA values our interns for their strong design sensibility and promotes their professional development during the term. There is a minimum commitment of 3 months, but a full semester of work is preferred.
Learn to meet daily, weekly, and long-term deadlines in a fast-paced environment:
To apply, please contact Danielle Deavours at email@example.com or (205)510-1504.
To learn more, visit heart.org.
Southwest Airlines is seeking interns for Spring in the Communications Department for the Campus Reach Internship opportunity. The position will close in September. Summer applications will begin late October.
Contact: Chelsea Buechler – People Intern – People Department – 214.792.4332
More information: https://www.southwest.com/assets/pdfs/careers/campus_reach_brochure.pdf. To apply: www.southwest.com/internships
CORPORATE COMMUNICATION INTERN
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Communications related work experience preferred (part-time jobs, internships, etc).
Writing experience preferred (school newsletter, business, or creative).
Leadership experience is a plus.
Participation in trade/industry organizations, community involvement, and/or school clubs preferred.
Event planning experience preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Must possess a strong proficiency of the English language, including superior grammar, spelling, and organizational skills.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.
Must have a passion for social media.
Understanding of the airline/travel industry is a plus.
Ability to work independently and the willingness to function as part of a Team.
Ability to handle multiple projects under tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
Must have ability to comprehend, proofread, and edit a variety of documents with a keen eye for accuracy and attention to detail.
Must handle confidential and sensitive information with the utmost professionalism.
Must be able to present self well to meet public and have the ability to present in large or small settings. Public speaking skills and/or experience a plus.
Provide the following information (if requested):
Resume, unofficial transcript.,“Why Southwest Airlines” essay (Length determined by author), one press release writing sample – published or un-published, letters of recommendation.
Time Commitment: Full-time – 40 hours/week.
$12 hourly + flight privileges
This position is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building. Apply online at www.southwest.com/careers
COMMUNICATIONS OR PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Intern will support communications within one of the following Teams: Corporate, Commercial, Editorial, Measurement & Analytics, or Operational.
Public Relations (Commercial)
Measurement & Analytics
Depending on the position, duties can include but are not limited to:
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.
Progress towards degree, major, or minor in a Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Emerging Media, Business or Communications related field required.
Minimum junior status or above.
To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a full time student (min. 12 credit hours).
Maintained 3.0 or above cumulative GPA.
Provide the following information (if requested):
“Why Southwest Airlines” essay (Length determined by author.)
One press release writing sample – published or un-published.
Letters of Recommendation.
Full-time – 40 hours/week.
$12 hourly + flight privileges
About the Internship:
The NSGA is offering a three week internship that puts you in the local sports marketing field. Intern assignments will include: photojournalism, creative journalism, and social media. This opportunity will provide a unique chance to gain daily-deadline marketing and communications experience with a nationally known large-scale sporting event. All 19 medal events will need coverage in the form of text, video and photography. A stipend for this internship will be provided.
Start date: May 29
End date: June 19
About the National Senior Games:
The National Senior Games are held every two years in different major cities across the United States. Cities such as St. Louis, Baton Rouge, and Columbus have played host to The Games, and it is an honor for Birmingham to be selected to host in 2017. This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase its culinary scene, craft breweries, and southern hospitality! The Games include 19 sporting events performed across 14 venues city-wide. Participants range ages 50 and up, and are encouraged to compete not only in the spirit of healthy competition, but to promote active aging for seniors. Athletes range from newcomers, to enthusiasts, to former Olympians. In order to effectively run The Games, we will need over 3,000 volunteers over the two week period.
Crimson Cover TV show (WVUA) is seeking a student intern as a sales representative for its advertising/sponsorship opportunities. Crimson Cover is a weekly, pre-recorded program featuring news, opinion and analysis on Alabama athletics, primarily football. Time commitment is flexible and easy to incorporate into a busy student schedule. Commission paid on sales.
Qualifications: 3.0 cumulative GPA, reliable transportation, desire for valuable work experience, and the positive, outgoing personality necessary in the sales business.
Interested applicants please contact Chase Goodbread at (205) 310-4861.
Title: Communications, Design and Social Media Intern
Department: Women and Gender Resource Center, Division of Student Affairs
Internship Description: The Communications, Design and Social Media intern implements and evaluates the WGRC’s communications, marketing and social media programs. The intern will be responsible for developing educational outreach materials, as well as developing advertising and marketing materials to promote the WGRC’s many programming efforts.
Primary responsibilities include designing of marketing materials for events and programs, most notably fliers and social media graphics; developing news releases and effective ad copy for distribution to both the university and at-large media outlets; maintaining and updating the WGRC’s website; and generating sustainable and engaging connections with the campus and community via the WGRC’s social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.).
Qualifications: Intern must be junior level or higher majoring in advertising, public relations, marketing or related field. Experience in the areas of event planning, design or marketing is ideal. Applicant must be fluent in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), must have knowledge of PR writing and AP style and must have working knowledge of Hootsuite or other social media scheduling programs. Knowledge of email marketing (MailChimp, Constant Contact, etc.) and internet content management systems is preferred.
Interested applicants should send a resume with cover letter to Jackie Northrup, Women and Gender Resource Center (WGRC) Assistant Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Center for Public Television housed in the Digital Media Center is seeking production interns year-round. Internship application deadlines are: August 1 (for fall), December 1 (for spring), and May 1 (for summer). Applications are available at www.cptr.org. Gray Lloyd (email@example.com) is the point of contact for student interns at CPT.
Alabama Public Radio welcomes interns to the newsroom on a continuing basis, including fall and spring terms. Internship application deadlines are: August 1 (for fall), December 1 (for spring), and April 15 (for summer). Applications are available at the apr.org website.
Each intern is trained by the director to write his or her own story every day. Students research the story, track down interview subjects, do the interview, and write copy to be edited (all under supervision of the professional staff.)
Student writers’ material is used on APR newscasts, and interns often get to do spots for air. All from this work is done in the Digital Media Center inside Bryant-Denny Stadium. Director Pat Duggins turns students into crackerjack writers, which means jobs.
Assistant News Director Stan Ingold (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the point of contact for student interns at APR.
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: