The Public Relations and Marketing Group’s Internship Program is a great opportunity for students to gain real world experience in the workforce. Interns are required to earn academic credit or participate in the program in conjunction with an academic program or counselor.
We strive to treat our interns as if they were an employee, by having them work on real assignments and having them interact with real clients, vendors and staff. We provide training and the tools they need to build their skillset and gain the experience they need to make the transition from student to professional.
All initial internships are unpaid. However, interns are often considered for returning paid internships and job opportunities when available.
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The Public Relations and Marketing Group is currently seeking professionals for the following positions:
- Graphic Design Intern
- Video Production Intern
- Communications Intern
- Public Relations Intern
- Marketing/Social Media Intern
Your responsibilities will include:
- Logo design
- Design advertisements for print and web
- Design marketing emails/e-newsletters
- Design marketing and promotional materials
- Assist with layout of printed newsletters
- Design website templates
Requirements: Currently an undergraduate or graduate student. 15-20 hours per week minimum. Knowledge of Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator required. Experience with HTML and CSS is a plus. Must be able to commit for a minimum of three months. Initial internships are unpaid, but we are willing to discuss compensation for students with prior graphic design experience.
Please send a resume, portfolio and availability to email@example.com. Include “Graphic Design Intern” in the subject line.
The Video Production Intern will complete a variety of video projects and assist with other projects in the Creative Services area of the Marketing Department.
An internship with The Public Relations and Marketing Group allows you to engage in activities such as the following:
- Professional development gained through real-world job experiences
- Mentorship and job shadowing opportunities
- Portfolio building
- College credit
- Possibility of a paid position within the company after internship completion
- Plan, write, produce, shoot, and edit commercials and videos for a wide range of clientele
- Shoot and edit videos for social media, web and TV
- Take still photography
- Assist with the transport, set up and break down of photo and video equipment
Education and Experience:
- Student pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Multimedia, Broadcasting, or similar field
- Junior or Senior-level standing preferred
- An overall understanding of the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, primarily focused on Premiere Pro and Photoshop
- Knowledge in After Effects a plus
- Knowledge of appropriate video formats for distribution via TV, web, social media, and other channels
- Must be proficient with shooting still photography — we utilize DSLR cameras
- Must be proficient with shooting video — we utilize 4K professional camcorders
- An understanding of the fundamentals of camera and lighting operations
- An understanding of the fundamentals of microphone and sound operations
- Flexibility to work after normal hours to video and/or photograph various company events. There are shoots done at remote locations, requiring some traveling, and moving heavy camera equipment around.
- Candidates should be able to work in both a team environment, and independently as well.
- Extremely high attention to detail with 100% quality focus
- Ability to handle constructive criticism and meet strict deadlines
- All candidates must be available during the months of April through June or June through August.
- All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.
- All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
Please submit your resume and samples of your work to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Cover letter must include a personal introduction, and days/times available during internship period.
Your responsibilities will include supporting senior marketing, public relations, graphics and web development staff members with tasks such as:
- Minor web updates
- Content creation for social media, blogs, press releases and newsletters
- Website updates and Newsletter programming
- Compile and maintain company spreadsheets, databases and media lists
- Assist with general research
- Monitor news, Web and social media coverage of client information
- Minor photo or graphics edits
- Attend and photograph client meetings and events
Requirements: Strong writing and organizational skills, along with experience with HTML/CSS, Dreamweaver, WordPress, Drupal and/or Photoshop, as well as all popular social media platforms. Photography skills a plus.
Position is currently available to undergraduate or graduate communications students seeking college credit. Must be able to commit for a minimum of three months, at a minimum of 15 to 20 hours per week. Initial internship is unpaid, but there is room for growth within the organization.
Please send a resume, cover letter and availability to email@example.com. Include “Communications Intern” in the subject line.
Your responsibilities will include supporting senior public relations staff with tasks such as:
- Research and draft press releases, media advisories, articles and blogs
- Distribute news items to the media
- Follow up with/pitch the media
- Monitor news and web outlets for coverage
- Help draft and compile stories for electronic and printed newsletters
- Attend client events
Requirements: Strong writing skills and organizational skills required. Prior experience is a plus.
Position is currently available to undergraduate or graduate journalism or public relations students seeking college credit. Must be able to commit for a minimum of three months, at a minimum of 15 to 20 hours per week. Initial internship is unpaid, but there is room for growth within the organization.
Please send a resume, cover letter and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “PR Intern” in the subject line.
Your responsibilities will include supporting senior marketing, Web and social media staff with tasks such as:
- Manage social media communities
- Monitor news related to client industries
- Write copy for marketing materials or blogs
- Help optimize client sites and social media pages to improve their traffic, following and search rankings
- Update current marketing materials for clients and agency
- Create/maintain marketing lists
- Update spreadsheets and databases with current metrics
Requirements: Strong writing skills and experience with Microsoft Office necessary. Experience with Microsoft Access, Photoshop and/or WordPress is a plus.
Position is currently available to undergraduate or graduate marketing students seeking college credit. Must be able to commit for a minimum of three months, at a minimum of 15 to 20 hours per week. Initial internship is unpaid, but there is room for growth within the organization.
Please send a resume, cover letter and availability to email@example.com. Include “Marketing/Social Media Intern” in the subject line.