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Television & Digital Media Internships, WLTZ, Columbus, GA

Posted on: December 15th, 2016 by jheo1

Internship opportunities are immediately available with the NBC affiliate in Columbus, GA in the areas of News, Production, and Weather. Selected internship candidates will receive a structured, in-depth overview of our local broadcast and digital media operation. They will also be afforded the opportunity for practical hands-on application of theory and coursework in their specific concentration or area of interest. You will work alongside our team members, be given daily assignments, and receive critique on the practical learning projects which you execute.

To apply you should:

  • Be a student currently enrolled in a media-related and/or creative course of study including but not limited to media studies, journalism, photography, production, film, digital media, web design, graphic design, fine art, English, creative writing, etc. or meteorology.
  • Demonstrate intense curiosity and a passion to learn about media-related professions.
  • Have a basic level of knowledge in your area of interest and rudimentary experience with the tools utilized in that area.
  • Be highly organized and able to manage your time and daily workflow.
  • Have an awareness of daily news, current events, and topical issues.
  • Approval from your school and department to earn course credit for the Intern Experience.

Email your completed Internship Application, resume, and cover letter to Director of News and Local Content Gene Kirkconnell

WLTZ Internship Application

WLTZ Internship Contact Info

Various Internships, Starnes Publishing

Posted on: November 29th, 2016 by jheo1

Starnes Publishing produces monthly community newspapers in the metro Birmingham area. Our publications include Iron
City Ink, 280 Living, The Homewood Star, Hoover Sun, Vestavia Voice, Village Living and Cahaba Sun. We are looking for interns with a variety of skills and a passion for hyperlocal community journalism. Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with our small staff in ways that impact the production process. Paid and unpaid positions for fall, spring and summer are available, as well as those for class credit. For more information about our publications, visit and find our papers on Facebook.

Interns will work with the editorial staff to craft news stories and features for our different coverage areas for both print and online. Interns will cover community events and pitch story ideas. Photography and videography skills are an added bonus.

Interns will assist with pagination throughout the production cycle. Interns will be able to design sections of the paper or special features, including infographics and illustrations. Experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop is required.

Interns will help maintain the websites for our publications. This will include transferring print stories to the web, updating the homepages and writing brief stories for the web. Interns will also help coordinate a schedule for our daily newsletters.

The deadlines to apply are NOV. 15 for a 2017 spring internship and MARCH 31 for a 2017 summer internship. Email the following items to
• A cover letter outlining your reasons for wanting the internship, your availability, your experience and qualifications and the area(s) in which you desire to work.
• Your current resume
• Three writing or design samples. Consider also sending examples of photography or videography work.

Mississippi Braves Internship

Posted on: November 16th, 2016 by jheo1

The Mississippi Braves are now accepting resumes for students looking to serve as a trainee during the 2017 season. If you don’t mind, could you pass along our trainee information to any students that might have interest in the sport industry? We’ll start interviews soon. Some start earlier than others—preference given to students who can start in January and work through the end of the season.


The flyer/posting is attached. The Braves trainee program is open to any qualified applicant who has at least a 3.0 GPA. Trainees are expected to work at least 37.5 hours per week and may have additional game day responsibilities. The individuals who participate in this program are paid an hourly rate of $8.


General Requirements for all trainee positions:

  • GPA of at least a 3.0 at graduation
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point and Excel)
  • Customer service oriented
  • Excellent executive presence
  • Ability to work long hours, weekends and holidays


We place trainees in tickets, general sales, concessions, stadium operations and grounds. They can email a cover letter and resume to our general email, or they can contact me directly. I check the general account, so I’ll get the info either way. Preferably, we’d like to receive all applications by mid-November (sooner the better). However, the actual deadline is December 9.


If you have any questions, please let me know.







Miranda Black I Mississippi Braves

Director of Tickets & Communications

Double-A Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves

P: 601.664.7604   F: 601.936.3567



Mississippi Braves Internship Flyer

Job Posting Flyer

ASME Magazine Internship Deadlines

Posted on: November 16th, 2016 by jheo1

The deadline to apply for the ASME Magazine Internship Program 2017 is December 1, 2016. We ask you to share this information with your students. This information is also posted at Please note that students must submit all application materials on the website.

The Magazine Internship Program usually gives preference to students who have been recommended by academic departments and career-guidance offices over other applicants from the same school. Colleges and universities are encouraged to nominate no more than two students to apply to the Magazine Internship Program. A letter of recommendation should be included with the student’s application.

Please feel free to call or email me with any questions.





Nina Fortuna
American Society of Magazine Editors
757 Third Ave., 11th Fl
New York, NY 10017
T: 212.872.3737 | F: 212.906.0128

WMC-TV Internship Deadlines

Posted on: November 2nd, 2016 by drwenger
WMC Action News 5 is proud to offer a limited number of internships each semester.  Students will work closely with news professionals to gain a better understanding of the news process.  Students will learn the basics to news writing, researching and gain experience with production techniques.

Requirements: Candidates are required to submit a cover letter and resume. To qualify, candidates must receive academic credit from an accredited college or university. Mature and professional conduct is expected.

To apply for an internship in the news department: Send your resume and cover letter to or Samantha Armstrong/Executive Producer, WMC Action News 5, 1960 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38104.

To apply for an internship in the sales department: Send your resume and cover letter to, or Chris Palmer/Digital Sales Manager, WMC Action News 5, 1960 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38104.
Deadlines:  WMC Action News 5 offers spring internships, summer internships, and fall internships.
  • Spring Internships: December 5
  • Summer Internships: March 5
  • Fall Internships: August 1
Internships will be awarded to students based on skill, interest, experience and professional presentation. A committee of news managers will select the winning candidates.

It is Raycom Media’s policy to prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability or other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal law.

Internship positions at WMC Action News 5 are non-paid and for scholastic credit only. The work hours are based on credit requirements.

Intern Marketing, ‘stache media

Posted on: October 27th, 2016 by jheo1

‘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, 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, Ultra Records, Equal Vision Records, Fat Possum, RAL, Descendant Records, Megaforce Records, Metal Blade Records, MOM + POP, Nacional Records, 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

Are you a college student looking for a music marketing internship? Are you the person that all of your friends come to for new music? Have a substantial online following? Our SLR internship program may be for you!

‘stache media is accepting applications nationwide,from influencers like YOU! Our ‘Stache Lifestyle Rep internship focuses on digital marketing for artists + brands. This remote internship is designed to be an interactive and educational experience for students with a passion for all things music + marketing.

As an SLR, you will be one of the first to share new music online and in your community. You will be a crucial part of the ‘stache team and help contribute to the success of our artists. We will provide you with the tools and knowledge to execute successful online marketing campaigns.


  • Q&A’s with industry professionals and recording artists
  • FREE concert tickets!
  • Be the first to know about up-and-coming artists
  • Invitations to exclusive networking events
  • Career advice from industry professionals
  • Informational interviews
  • Hands-on marketing experience
  • Resume building advice
  • A great opportunity to gain experience in the music industry


  • Learn and participate in digital marketing campaigns to create awareness for artists + brands
  • Offer creative insight to projects and demonstrate an eagerness to learn
  • Attend scheduled conference calls to learn marketing techniques, trends, and more about the music industry
  • Develop online marketing strategies through social media
  • Develop reports of marketing efforts
  • Work independently and remotely from supervisors
  • Stay organized and meet deadlines


  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a college or university and eligible to receive academic credit
  • Dedicate 10-12 hours a week to the internship
  • Outgoing with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess excellent computer skills and strong organizational skills
  • Focused, hard working, reliable, dedicated
  • Passion for music, marketing, communications and social media
  • Prior street team or social media marketing experience is a plus

More Information
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

Contact Us

Catherine Rotella
Manager, Lifestyle Marketing
917.421.7666 |

Intern Marketing/Communications, FedEx, Various Locations

Posted on: October 5th, 2016 by jheo1

We currently have a live posting for next summer’s intern program. We plan to hire 15-17 summer interns this year and are looking for the best and the brightest.

If you know of anyone interested in the program either undergraduate or pursuing their graduate degree, please have them apply via the FedEx Careers Site. Additional information about our intern and Global Marketing Foundations programs are available here.

We will be hiring for both Memphis and Dallas.


FedEx Services

Job ID 

1803164BR Dallas
1803163BR Memphis


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 the intern’s academic degree. Under direct supervision, performs duties as assigned. Students participate in a number of organized events providing visibility into the overall operations of FedEx.

Job Specific Information

Full-time internship opportunity available from June 2017 to August 2017.
Under close supervision, the successful candidate will assist with a strategic focus area within one of the following organizations: Healthcare Product Development, Supply Chain and Market Development, Small Business Strategy, Innovations, Community and Relationship Management Team (FedEx Cares Team), Corporate Communications, Express and Express Freight Service Products, Freight Solutions Marketing, Sponsorship and Interactive Marketing, Global Brand Marketing – Brand Experience, Digital Marketing Platforms, Strategic Alliances, Customer Data Access, Retail Marketing or Digital Access Marketing.

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).
If you have any questions, please reach out to Randi Taylor, Manager Global Marketing Foundations.

Hearst Journalism Fellowships

Posted on: October 1st, 2016 by jheo1


Magazine Internship Program 2017

Posted on: September 15th, 2016 by jheo1

Applications are now being accepted for the Magazine Internship Program 2017, sponsored by the American Society of Magazine Editors. We ask you to share this information with your students. This information is also posted at Please note that students must submit all application materials on the website.

The Magazine Internship Program usually gives preference to students who have been recommended by academic departments and career-guidance offices over other applicants from the same school. Colleges and universities are encouraged to nominate no more than two students to apply to the Magazine Internship Program. A letter of recommendation should be included with the student’s application.

Please feel free to call or email me with any questions.




Nina Fortuna
American Society of Magazine Editors
757 Third Ave., 11th Fl
New York, NY 10017
T: 212.872.3737 | F: 212.906.0128

Dyxleximedia LLC Internship

Posted on: September 6th, 2016 by jheo1

We just took on a project where we need to hire a few different paid marketing interns.

The candidate should have a good degree of knowledge in:

  • Social Media
  • Online sharing
  • Message Boards

We have a variety of web clients who we handle the promotions for. If a client is interested in applying for the position we have a short test for them to take to show their skill set. This is also to show the client how savvy the applicant is.

Please send resume and cover letter to Dominick at

Dominick Miserandino