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Fed Ex Internship, Dallas/Memphis

Posted on: November 20th, 2015 by jasimmon
Company FedEx Services
Job ID 1801212BR Dallas
1801213BR Memphis
Title Intern Marketing/Communications
Position Summary and Essential Duties This is a 10-week assignment for students pursuing a college degree. Assignments are directly related to intern’s academic degree. Under direct supervision, performs duties as assigned. Student participates in a number of organized events providing visibility into the overall operations of FedEx.
Job Specific Information Full-time internship opportunity available in the Memphis, TN area from June 2016 to August 2016.
Under close supervision, the successful candidate will assist with a strategic focus area within one of the following organizations: Brand Engagement Marketing, Corporate Communications, Customer Engagement Marketing, Customer Experience Marketing, Digital Access Marketing, Global Parcel Marketing, Retail Marketing, and/or Strategy and Innovation.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Ability to synthesize large volumes of data (quantitative and qualitative).
  • Strong analytical, communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to multitask, meet deadlines and work in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work productively and proactively, both independently or as part of a team.
  • Strong working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge and/or experience developing marketing collateral and digital content.
  • Knowledge of user experience with websites and interfaces.
  • Formal or informal marketing, consulting, project management, or strategy experience.

Possess the following qualities:

  • Entrepreneurial, innovative approach and strong initiative.
  • Critical thinking and thought leadership.
  • Strong personal drive and demonstrated leadership.
  • Demonstrated relationship building and strong collaboration and communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Shown flexibility, planning, and problem solving skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Project/product management skills.
  • Highly organized with great attention to detail.

Domicile Location:
The Memphis, TN and Dallas, TX areas.
Relocation assistance not available


Knowledge / Skills / Abilities Considered a Plus The following are considered a plus.

  • Enrollment as undergraduate at junior year or above in Business, Marketing, Digital Marketing, Advertising, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Product Management, Sports Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Data Analytics, Statistics, Finance, Economics, Communications, or other related major. Students currently enrolled in a similar graduate level program may also be considered.
  • Ideally, plans to graduate within 12 months of completing the internship and available for full-time employment.

Resume should include the following information:

  • College address and permanent home address.
  • Permanent email address.
  • Telephone number.

The following regarding the degree you are currently pursuing:

  • Name of college/university.
  • Degree (For example, bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or doctorate).
  • Major and/or minor.
  • Overall GPA.
  • Major GPA.
  • Date of intended graduation (Month and year).

Spring 2016 Internships, ‘stache media

Posted on: October 15th, 2015 by ewrobins

COMPANY OVERVIEW: ‘stache media is a full service marketing agency specialized in music. ‘stache media launched in 2009 as a stand-alone agency operating out of the NYC headquarters of RED Distribution, an award-winning division of Sony Music Entertainment. ‘stache media provides services in advertising, influencer marketing, lifestyle marketing, online marketing & publicity, social media & consumer research, brand & partnership marketing, radio, video promotion and creative production. ‘stache media has served a multitude of artists within the RED and Sony Music Entertainment fold.

RED & ‘stache media label partners include: Broken Bow Records, Red Bull Records, Reach Records, Downtown Records, Ultra Records, Equal Vision Records, Fearless Records, Fat Possum, RAL, Century Media, Descendant Records, Megaforce Records, Metal Blade Records, MOM + POP, Nacional Records, Razor & Tie, Thirty Tigers, Victory Records and more.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status
RESPONSIBILITIES: Are you passionate about discovering new artists? Considering a career in the music industry? Looking for a hands-on internship experience? ‘stache media is accepting applications nationwide to be an SLR; an internship position that focuses on music marketing. This remote internship is designed to be an interactive and educational experience for dedicated students. As an SLR, you will learn how to develop marketing plans tailored for your community using grassroots promotion.


  • Q&A’s with industry professionals and recording artists
  • Orientation
  • Career advice
  • Weekly conference calls
  • Informational interviews
  • Exclusive invitations to annual events:
    • #stacheCMJ
    • SLR Alumni Hang


  • Learn and participate in marketing campaigns to create awareness for artists
  • Attend regularly scheduled conference calls to learn marketing techniques, trends, and the music industry
  • Develop online marketing strategies through social media
  • Attend and recap concert events
  • Develop reports of marketing efforts


  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a college or university
  • This is an unpaid internship. Candidates must be eligible to receive college credit for an internship
  • Dedicate 12-18 hours a week to the internship
  • Display strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess excellent computer skills and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work well independently and remotely from supervisors
  • Capable of staying organized and meeting deadlines
  • Offer creative insight to projects, demonstrate ingenuity and an eagerness to learn
  • Focused, hard working, reliable, dedicated
  • Outgoing personality
  • Passion for music, marketing, communications, social media
  • Prior street team or street marketing experience is a plus

To learn more, please visit:
To officially apply for the internship, please visit:
We run our internship three times per year: fall, spring and summer semesters

Bailey McGinty
Associate Director, Lifestyle Marketing
917.421.7712 –

Catherine Rotella
Specialist, Lifestyle Marketing
917.421.7666 –

PR/Marketing Intern, Oxford

Posted on: October 9th, 2015 by ewrobins

Local established author looking for a self-motivated PR/marketing intern who would like to gain direct experience as she launches her third novel (The Feathered Bone releases January 26, 2016). Hours are flexible and telecommuting is great.

Projects may include the following tasks:

  • Expand reach through social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.)
  • Maintain readership database and create/distribute e-newsletter via Constant Contact
  • Write/edit bonus content (this varies greatly and includes everything from a cookbook to blogposts, etc.)
  • Write/edit/distribute press releases as launch nears
  • Pitch/write/edit magazine articles to expand readership
  • Update website
  • Help with some of the outgoing mail/email

This internship offers no financial compensation, but you can gain lots of experience, possible letters of recommendation, and plenty of resume-building opportunities.

Contact: Julie Cantrell

New York Times and USA TODAY Bestselling Author

Into the Free and When Mountains Move


Online Marketing Intern, Premier Properties of Oxford

Posted on: August 12th, 2015 by ewrobins

Premier Properties of Oxford, a local realtor who also markets Castle Hill in Oxford (see, is looking for an intern to help with online marketing for that facility. Pay and number of hours weekly will be determined.

For more information, contact: Steve Vassallo, Realtor with Premier Properties of Oxford and Exclusive Marketing Rep for Castle Hill, at 985-852-7745 or

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