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Video-Skilled Intern, Baptist Hospital Desoto

Posted on: July 2nd, 2015 by pchurdle

An intern is needed this summer to do broadcast work at Baptist Hospital-Desoto (Southaven) .

Job description:
–15-20 hours a week
–Letter of Recommendation once internship is complete
–Internship will require a background in broadcast journalism. Rising senior or recent graduate    preferred.
–Editing and writing work can be done from Southaven hospital or from home; video work must be shot at the hospital on days assigned according to intern’s schedule.
–Template will be given for videos that will be one to three minutes in length.

Contact: Claire Hick,

Fall Internship, Popular Mechanics Magazine

Posted on: June 24th, 2015 by pchurdle

Popular Mechanics magazine is looking to bring on an enthusiastic intern interested in some (or all) of the topics we cover—science, technology, entertainment, home, automotive and adventure—for the fall semester. The internship would give the opportunity to write stories for our website and print magazine and work with editors on various projects. He or she also will have the ability to correspond with readers, ship products and story equipment and learn how to handle various tasks around the office.

The Fall 2015 internship will be located at PM’s New York City office, and will run from late-August through December. We are ideally seeking an intern that can dedicate at least 15-20 hours a week and all applicants MUST be able to receive college credit for this internship.

All interested candidates should submit their résumé, clips, and (short) cover letter to Please put Popular Mechanics Summer Intern in the subject line when applying. Promising candidates will be contacted for an interview. Deadline: 8/3/15.


Programming Assistant Internship, UM Museum

Posted on: May 19th, 2015 by ewrobins

Position Title: Programming Assistant
Department: UM Museum
Location: Oxford
Job Type: Part-time Internship

Job Description:

The position is designed to assist the UM Museum’s Communication Coordinator better serve the museum and community.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the membership data base
  • Strategically organize and manage over 600 paying members, both electronically and manually
  • Maintain current membership base through the prompt distribution of mass mailings, membership cards, and renewal forms
  • Making copies of all payments received and delivering them to the UM Foundation
  • Promote museum events through publicity on the Square, social media, and community email blasts
  • Manage all press releases and mail outs; file them into the museum’s publicity records
  • Assist the Communications Coordinator with all museum programming and facility rentals
  • Attend museum events including exhibit openings, art crawls, artist lectures and facility rentals
  • Provide assistance to the other museum departments as needed

Job Qualifications:

  • Student at the University of Mississippi with strong time management skills who can tactically organize
  • Adamant attention to detail
  • Ability to operate office equipment such as copiers, phone systems, and both Mac and PC operating systems
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office for spreadsheets, word processing, database management, and other applications
  • Strong sense of self initiative to work with little supervision
  • Ability to work well with others in a multi-department work environment

Instructions to apply:

Please email Rebecca Phillips at with a copy of your resume.

Work Schedule: Based around class schedule; 10 hours/week

Marketing Communications Internship, Nashville — Year round

Posted on: April 30th, 2014 by elwalke1


This is a paid internship.

Marketing Communications / Business Administration Assistant

PURPOSE: Marketing, communication & administration for our company – Paid Training – Travel Opportunities -Management for those that qualify

-Implementation of marketing plans, including product positioning, campaign strategies, and market strategy insights.
-Discovery of strategic business opportunities through cross function collaboration with sales, HR, etc.
-Marketing opportunity for revenue
-Provide product/service support in order to establish proper channels of information and communication.
-Responsible for branding, advertising, trade shows, company events and promotional collateral
-Work with management on projects dealing with media relations, business communications, success stories

These are personal traits that will best help the associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Stress Tolerance – Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
Judgment and Decision Making – Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Integrity – Job requires being honest and ethical.
Initiative – Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
Leadership – Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
Achievement/Effort – Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
Dependability – Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Social Orientation – Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
Attention to Detail – Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Cooperation – Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

Candidate must be very articulate, have a sense of humor, easygoing, but very disciplined. We need a culture fit!


-Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Communications, Advertising or Journalism
-Minimum (0) zero to (5) five years of relevant experience in marketing management with proven success, however we offer paid training
-Must have wide range of experience and understanding of the marketing including product positioning, pricing, promotions, market research, sales and distribution.
-Should be a proactive self-starter with the ability to work independently. Need strong ability to set priorities, solve problems, and be resourceful under pressure.
-Experience working with agency/client partners, exhibiting the ability to generate maximum return through effective marketing strategies and direction.

Local Multiple-Platform Internships

Posted on: September 24th, 2013 by elwalke1

Oxford-based is seeking juniors and seniors for internships.

-Interns are required to submit a minimum of two stories per month
-Students must have a serious interest/experience in the following: writing, graphic design, broadcast, multimedia, photography or integrated marketing
-Students will be managed and adhere to the rules set forth by the news editor and student editor and coordinator. is a professional news publication and as such we expect our interns to perform to their best ability. We will train you, give you the tools you need to succeed and help you prepare for your field. If you would like to just freelance with us that is also an option we welcome. This includes any topic of interest that covers on a daily basis (from sports to entertainment).

Contact Victoria Boatman (Student Editor and Coordinator) –

Scripps Howard Internships — Offered Year-round

Posted on: September 24th, 2013 by elwalke1
Want to really ramp up your employability? The Scripps Howard Foundation offers multiple internship opportunities around the calendar and around the world. The highly sought-after internships are based in Washington, D.C.

Follow the link:

Journalism Internship Guidelines and Forms

Posted on: September 19th, 2012 by elwalke1

You must fill out the internship forms, submit them and verify that you are enrolled before you begin your internship.

You will not be able to receive credit for an internship you have already completed or for one that is in progress.

Download the forms here.