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U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms Internship

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by jheo1

The U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms is looking for qualified interns to work in departments that serve the Senate Community. The Sergeant at Arms provides services such as:

  • Photo Studio
  • Recording Studio
  • Financial Management
  • Media Galleries
  • Technology Development
  • Administrative Services
  • Telecommunications
  • Fleet& Transportation
  • Post Office

We are currently accepting applications from college students seeking full-time, 40 hours per week, summer internships.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completed at least one year of college and be enrolled for the coming school year.
  • Be able to work a minimum of 10 weeks, starting as early as Monday, May 15, 2017, and can last up to Friday, September 1, 2017.

**Compensation:$13.00 per hour $ transit assistance**

To be considered for an SAA Internship, please send a SAA Application, resume and cover letter to

SAA Applications can be found here.

**Deadline for applications: Friday, February 24, 2017**

Internship, Tommy Morgan Inc. Realtors

Posted on: January 23rd, 2017 by jheo1

Internship with local Real Estate Agent.

Main jobs:

1. Assist with website

a. Providing copy

b. Updating pages

2. Social Media management

a. Assist with Facebook posts

b. Instagram account

3. Marketing

a. Occasional door-to-door info drops/NO customer sales contact

b. Video marketing

There may be other assignments. Intern will meet with supervisor weekly for assignments. Flexible schedule. To apply contact Eileen Saunders, agent with Tommy Morgan Realtors at

Social Media Internship, Oxford Civic Chorus

Posted on: January 23rd, 2017 by jheo1

Oxford Civic Chorus would love to have an intern’s help with marketing and social media.

Main jobs:

1. Assist with improvement of our website

a. Add email capture page

b. Write copy to update bios of Board members and staff

c. Incorporate fundraising “donation” buttons on all pages

d. Update with current project data

2. Social Media management

a. Assist with Facebook posts

b. Instagram account

3. Fundraising

a. Assist with mail outs if necessary

b. Assist with grant research and the application process if necessary

4. Create enthusiasm

a. Help spread the word about Oxford Civic Chorus

b. Distribute posters at performance time

Supervisor will be Board President and any other staff/Board member as necessary. Meet with supervisor at least once weekly for assignments and review. Flexible schedule.

Our spring semester begins January 30 and the performance is May 1. Rehearsal is every Monday night.

Intern is not required to be a singer or attend all rehearsals but it would be helpful to drop by a few rehearsals for the learning experience and to assist the Chorus with marketing. Time 7pm at St. Peter Episcopal church on the corner of Jackson Ave and S. 9th Street.

Oxford Civic Chorus has a few Board meetings which the intern should be available to attend. These are usually on Monday nights before rehearsal; 5:30-ish. They are scheduled as needed. The first one tentative for January 30. To apply contact Kristin Rogers at

Sunflower County Freedom Project Summer 2017 Internships

Posted on: December 21st, 2016 by jheo1

Bring your talents home to Mississippi by interning with the Sunflower County Freedom Project! 

The SCFP seeks highly motivated, dynamic individuals with strong leadership, time management, and communication skills to serve as part of an intern team this summer.  Please email resume and cover letter with two references to (Subject Line:  “SCFP FS17 Internship”).

This Teacher/Adviser Internship Opportunity is open to all University of Mississippi students Sophomore level and above.  Three internships are funded by a joint effort between the Office of the Provost, Lott Leadership Institute and the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College.

Program Dates:  May 23rd-July 29th, 2017 

Application Time Line:  

Round 1:  Applications must be in 01/08/2017, notification of interview will be sent out by 01/26/2017.

Round 2:  Applications must be in 02/05/2017, notification of interview will be sent out by 02/24/2017.

Round 3:  Applications must be in 03/26/2017, notification of interview will be sent out by 04/14/2017.

Application Link:

See attached announcement for addition information.  You can also email for assistance.


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 |