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.

Come join our creative team at Swag in downtown Tuscaloosa! Must be a self-starter who is enthusiastic about social media and looking to gain real-world experience. Must be a junior or senior majoring in public relations or communications.

Please send inquiries to beth@theswagstore.net and include your resume, social media handles and why you think you would be a great fit. Photography skills/portfolio are a plus!

BIG LEFTY PRODUCTIONS, LLC. is a production conglomerate that focuses on podcasting, commercials, music videos, and short films. Our producers and creative personnel are known for consistent and quality work throughout Birmingham and Alabama.

Summer Internship

We are looking for motivated students who are eager to learn about the film and media industry. The intern must be available during the evenings in the summer to help assist with our podcast. BIG LEFTY PRODUCTIONS also shoots commercials, music videos, and short films on weekends. The intern is not required to show up those days, but if they wish to learn, help, and meet others in the industry, this would be a great opportunity.

CONTACT

If interested, please contact BIG LEFTY PRODUCTIONS, LLC. at bigleftyproductions@gmail.com for more information.

NASA Internships are competitive awards to support educational opportunities that provide unique NASA-related research and operational experiences for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students, as well as educators. These opportunities serve students by integrating interns with career professionals emphasizing mentor-directed, degree-related tasks, while contributing to the operation of a NASA facility or the advancement of NASA’s missions.

Find more info here: https://intern.nasa.gov

Gain internship-type experience on a team developing content for UA students. This team will focus on creating website copy, Instagram posts, short videos and other content to help students learn about internships and professional development topics.

The work will be similar to typical internships focused on content development. Plus, students can earn class credit towards graduation through APR 100. No experience necessary to start.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop one Instagram post per week
  • Shoot and edit short videos
  • Develop website copy
  • Research facts, potential story angles and best practices of interest to students regarding professional development and internships

Project Focus:

The purpose of this project is to create content that will help students prepare themselves for and find internships, as well as to share useful information on other professional development topics.

Platforms:

This project is part of work being done by the UA student chapter of PRCA (Public Relations Council of Alabama) and content will be available to students through PRCA platforms and other channels. APR, C&IS and other UA students will benefit from the content.

Requirements:

  • 4-6 hours of work per week
  • Attend regular team meetings
  • No experience needed to start
  • Video editing and other training will be provided

About APR 100:

  • Students can earn credit for their internships through APR 100.
  • APR 100 credit is available for this project, find out more here:

APR 100 (adobe.com)

Questions:

  • Contact Mr. Wisla, faculty coordinator for PRCA & internship coordinator for APR: wisla@apr.ua.edu

Your Next Step:

Report for America today announced the selection of 64 new local news organizations as host newsroom partners, enabling the national service program to place more than 300 journalists in the field next year.

The program also opened the application window for reporters to apply as corps members in 2022. Information about how to apply can be found here.

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Role Description

Join our team as an Intern in a National Park!
Students choosing to spend a summer or career in a National Park will meet employees and visitors from all over the world and gain incredible hands-on experience in a high volume, fast-paced environment.
Our internships and externships are for current students pursuing degrees in Hospitality, Culinary, Recreation, or Sustainability. The internship program is designed to be between 3-6 months. Most opportunities are available during our summer season, April – October.
Successful interns will be given a high level of consideration when applying for future positions.
Positions are available at numerous National Parks and students should specify which park they are interested in working at by viewing available parks on our website.
Students will be assigned a supervisor or internship contact after they are hired into a position.
Interns will be exposed to a high volume hospitality enterprise in some of the most beautiful places on earth. Some anticipated learning objectives are;
1.      Gain exposure and experience within the student’s field of study to enhance their classroom learning.
2.      Apply the classroom knowledge gained in a professional work setting to solve practical real-world problems.
3.      Build relationships and community with people that are different from you.
4.      Create and nurture productive and engaged work environments.
5.      Assess one’s own strengths and weakness as it relates to their career development
6.      Clearly identify career goals and effective strategies for achieving them.
7.      Participate in available activities that enhance the employability of student.
8.      Identify some of the challenges and solutions for operating a sustainable Hospitality Enterprise within a National Park.
Job Requirements: students should be pursuing additional culinary skills or a hospitality degree. Job requirements will depend upon the students interest, skills and anticipated professional development.
Please click here to view internship opportunities.

Undergraduate Intern

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NSI seeks an energetic, responsible intern to join our growing organization.  In this position, you will be expected to learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures. You will focus on learning how our organization runs.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist in preparing information and research materials;
  • Take notes during meetings and calls; drafts event talking points, memos, reports, and presentations; sort and manage files;
  • Manage databases and input information, data, and records;
  • Research and gather documentation on company position in the industry;
  • Attend NSI virtual events; and
  • Update and post supervised social media and website content; respond to web correspondence, social media posts, and email
Required Qualifications:
  • Holds an undergraduate degree or currently enrolled in an undergraduate program;
  • Has a passion for national security and foreign policy
  • Has knowledge of social media platforms;
  • Has Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Has availability to work 16 hours/week; and
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Degree or current undergraduate program in international relations, political science, national security or a related field;
  • Experience with WordPress, Canva, Tweet Deck, Hootsuite, Mailchimp and/or Audacity; and
  • Based in the DC Metro area.
How to Apply:
If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to nsi@gmu.edu with the subject line, “[Lastname] Undergraduate Intern Application”

WVUA-FM, the student radio station here on campus, which operates out of the office of student media, is hiring.

On Air DJ or Show Host- This is where most students start out, in a DJ position doing a DJ show weekly with talk breaks in between music! It’s super easy, super fun, and can open up specialty show opportunities in future semesters!

Staff Writer- Our digital media team is always looking for staff writers to write entertainment and music pieces for our website! I started out as a staff writer for the station, and it was amazing, and provided me with a portfolio of web published writings to add to my resume. This position actually ended up helping me get a paid digital marketing internship the summer after my sophomore year, so it’s really an awesome opportunity!

Music Staff- At the station, we get sent promotional copies of music daily. Hundreds of emails weekly. Our music director is always looking for new music staff members to help listen to the music submissions and decide whether or not they should be played on air! Any music lovers should get involved with this, it also teaches a lot about A&R, music label marketing, and can be a great experience for anyone aspiring to get involved with the music industry after college!

Sports Staff- We are looking for sports writers and podcasters to cover just about every sport! These sports writing pieces and podcasts are an amazing resume booster for anyone looking to get into sports broadcasting, and also comes with the perk of press passes to just about any sport on campus* (subject to availability and covid regulations of course)!

Contact Lindsy Saranko at this email (programming@wvuafm.ua.edu), for more information and to get involved!

Writing / Journalism / Content Creation Intern

About Town seeks an intern to assist with preparing engaging feature content for our print and digital communications. We seek a self-motivated student with a wide range of skills to join our team for an experience that could follow a credit-based internship program.

Responsibilities include curating information and images, writing text, adding links, and creating features to be included on About Town’s website, email and social media communications, and print magazine. The intern will monitor local events for inclusion in the online social calendar and to inspire content creation. Training is provided, but a baseline of skills is expected, including strong writing and research, comfort working with images and using a range of computer applications.

Hours are flexible and some work can be done remotely. Intern will ideally to report to physical building in downtown Birmingham at least one day per week with health and safety precautions in place. The number of hours to be completed weekly, the duration of the internship and specific completion of assignments can be adapted to meet college requirements.

About Town is an established 15-year-old hyper-local social magazine that highlights the fun and philanthropy of the Magic City. To apply, please send resume with relevant work sample and availability to info@abouttown.io. Online Posting: https://www.abouttown.io/job/content-creation-journalism-intern

Digital Media / Photography / Videography Intern

About Town seeks an intern to assist with a wide range of digital photography and videography applications to support our print and digital communications. We seek a self-motivated student with a wide range of skills to join our team for an experience that could follow a credit-based internship program.

Responsibilities include taking high-quality photos and videos for advertiser, event-based and feature content, editing images, organizing and backing up images, uploading images to website and preparing them for print and digital publishing. Training is provided, but a baseline of skills is expected, including strong writing and research, comfort working with images and using a range of computer applications.

Hours are flexible and some work can be done remotely. Intern will ideally to report to physical building in downtown Birmingham at least one day per week with health and safety precautions in place. The number of hours to be completed weekly, the duration of the internship and specific completion of assignments can be adapted to meet college requirements.

About Town is an established 15-year-old hyper-local social magazine that highlights the fun and philanthropy of the Magic City. To apply, please send resume with relevant work sample and availability to info@abouttown.io. Online Posting: https://www.abouttown.io/job/digital-media-photography-videography-intern

Social Media Intern

About Town seeks an intern to assist with managing our social media platforms. We seek a self-motivated student with a wide range of skills to join our team for an experience that could follow a credit-based internship program.

Responsibilities include taking pictures and video, editing, archiving and uploading pictures, writing text for posts, choosing captivating images, creating engaging content. The intern will monitor local events for inclusion on social media and in the online social calendar. Training is provided, but a baseline of skills is expected, including strong writing, comfort working with images and using a range of computer applications.

Hours are flexible and some work can be done remotely. Intern will ideally to report to physical building in downtown Birmingham at least one day per week with health and safety precautions in place. The number of hours to be completed weekly, the duration of the internship and specific completion of assignments can be adapted to meet college requirements.

About Town is an established 15-year-old hyper-local social magazine that highlights the fun and philanthropy of the Magic City. To apply, please send resume with relevant work sample and availability to info@abouttown.io. Online Posting: https://www.abouttown.io/job/social-media-intern

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: