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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

Public Relations and Social Media Internships, STYLE Advertising

Posted on: July 30th, 2015 by pchurdle


Founded in 1970, STYLE Advertising is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm located in Birmingham, Ala., and remains the oldest agency in Alabama still operating under the same name for more than 40 years. We seek to inspire, spark conversations and tell client stories. Want to join us? Internship positions with our public relations and social media department are available for recent graduates or current students of public relations, marketing or communication programs for fall 2015. Internships last August to December 2015.

STYLE’s ideal intern is professional, innovative and a self-starter with a strong attention to detail, problem-solving skills, creativity, ambition and a strong work ethic. An interest in public relations and social media is a must, along with strong writing skills and knowledge of our favorite language – AP style. (Oxford comma lovers need not apply.) An understanding of and experience with social media outlets and management systems such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest and the role it can play in a business’ marketing strategy is key.

•Assist agency public relations director, public relations coordinators and other staff in day-to-day tasks for clients
•Draft and distribute press releases
•Participate in client and staff meetings
•Contribute public relations and social media ideas for new business proposals and plans
•Update and maintain agency and client social media channels
•Perform clerical and administrative duties
•Compile and maintain media contact lists
•Write and edit copy for newsletters, blogs and brochures
•Coordinate with media as assigned, in development of appropriate news stories

•Ability to execute multifaceted tasks
•Ability to exercise independent judgment
•Live in or near the Birmingham area and have own form of transportation

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter, along with links to personal social media profiles (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr or a blog) and 1-3 writing samples, to Katie Beck at Article and press release samples from class projects or assignments are great!

Fall internships,

Posted on: July 30th, 2015 by pchurdle

Do you want to work in fashion? We can help you get there. is looking for ambitious, goal-orientated interns this fall
to report on the fashion trends happening on their campus. Our interns, aka Style Gurus, are in charge of capturing street style photography around their college campus as well as creating articles based on their findings.

Style Gurus contribute one post per month during the duration of the internship as well as participate in bi-monthly Twitter chats with fashion industry executives, webinars
and other skill building exercises. Interns also have the opportunity to work on
brand campaigns and home page features.

If you are enthusiastic about the fashion industry, have experience in journalism and/or photography please apply at

The position runs from the week of August 24 2015 to December 25 2015 and
is unpaid, however, credit can be received. Students must own or have access to a camera for the position. SLR cameras preferred. Looking for outgoing students who want to expand their writing portfolio and contribute to a growing online media company. The final date to apply is August 7, 2015. However, we accept applicants on a rolling basis and encourage you to apply before then.

About is a fashion website for those who are passionate about the latest styles and trends on campuses around the world. This website allows students and other young adults to view photographs of what their peers are wearing around college campuses and gain valuable insight and tips to incorporate these looks into their own college fashion wardrobes. The articles are written by college students, for college students. CollegeFashionista’s mission: to empower students to make the campus their runway.

Marketing and Brand Management Intern, Sullivan Foundation

Posted on: July 28th, 2015 by pchurdle

Marketing and Brand Management Intern

The Sullivan Foundation seeks an intern to help with the development of marketing and brand strategy. This includes the review of current messaging and programs, updating and creating new methods of reaching target audience, and creation of documentation associated with all elements of marketing and brand strategy. A great deal of research will be required of this individual, and familiarity with Microsoft Excel and/ or other spreadsheet programs is preferred.

Tasks may include but are not limited to:

• Developing, researching, and writing content for Engage magazine, an alumni magazine published by   the Sullivan Foundation and sent to over 8,000 alumni from over 70 schools.
• Aligning the Sullivan Foundation’s social media messaging with prescribed marketing and brand strategy on its existing website & social media pages, as well as creating new avenues through which to market programs
• Research and documentation related to marketing
• Other duties as assigned, including miscellaneous day-to-day office administrative tasks

Time commitment: This is a 40 hour/ month position.

Pay: This is a paid internship, and pay will depend upon level of experience. Candidates should email


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.


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