BEFORE applying for any of the following internships, contact and meet with Internship Coordinator Chuck Kaufman (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you wish to receive course credit for an internship, download the Internship Application, read it and meet with one of our academic advisers, Harry Bowers or Kathleen Ransleben. LAST UPDATED: Oct. 13, 2013.
Public Relations, Advertising, Electronic and New Media
The South by Southwest Music and Film Festival offers unpaid internships and volunteer opportunities for its international mega-event in the following areas. Dates this year are March 7-16. Visit http://volunteer.sxsw.com/internships for more information. SXSWeek typically occurs during Spring Break. The internships require up to 20 hours a week, plus a full-time commitment during the mega-event dates. Most of the positions require skills with Word, Excel and FileMaker Pro; excellent writing and Web research skills. Visit the SXSW Web site for more detailed job descriptions.
* Tech Internship;
* Studio SX Coordinator Internship;
* Registration Internship;
• Film Public Relations Internship;
• Interactive Bloggership;
• Housing Internship;
• Planning Internship;
• Music Production Volunteer Coordinator Internship;
• Volunteer Coordinator Internship;
• New Media Internship;
• Interactive Internship.
API IN AUSTIN
Graphic Design Intern
Academic Programs International, an Austin-based study abroad organization, seeks a graphic design intern to work with its creative director. The position is paid. The intern will have an opportunity to work on web banners, fliers, catalogs, student packets, on-site handbooks, videos, promotional products and e-books/catalogs. Send a resume to Marc Smith at email@example.com. For more information contact Smith at (512) 600-8900.
MOSAK has three paid internships for the fall — in Strategic Marketing, Graphic Design and Social Media. Strategic marketing involves trafficking client projects, campaign planning, copywriting and editing, among other tasks; the graphic design position involves everything from concept development and promotion design to production and storyboarding; the social media position requires students to be familiar with social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Blogging, Tumblr and Hootsuite. Basic photoshop, HTML/CSS and CMS experience is preferred; video editing skills a definite bonus. Email resumes immediately to firstname.lastname@example.org.
DESIGN INTERNSHIP: PAID
BreakingPoint Systems is looking for a design intern to assist with print and web production. Must be available 20-to-30 hours a week. All candidates should be be experienced in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. HTML is an absolute plus. I'm sorry to say that this is a PC-based position. Please submit a resume and work samples, either in pdf or online portfolio. This internship is paid. Apply now for a summer position. Visit www.breakingpointsystems.com. Contact Trish Benford, digital marketing coordinator at (512) 821-6089 or email@example.com.
THE DAVIS GROUP
Media buying internship
'Looking for junior and senior advertising students interested in media planning. The media internship, which is unpaid, is an extensive introduction to "the real world" of media planning and buying. An intern will assist full-time media planners/buyers, helping with vendor relations, media research, flowcharts, preliminary planning and schedule reconciliation. Interns learn the media planning and buying software program used by 90 percent of the top U.S. agencies as well as gain general planning and buying skills in every Texas market. We encourage interns to work approximately 12 hours per week. Contact Kristin Pixley at (512) 851-8500 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.thedavisgrouptx.com.
Advertising / Media Buying
Creative Civilization, an Aguilar/Girard Agency, offers an opportunity to create media plans that will have an immediate impact in San Antonio. Interns phone media vendors for rate information; assist in developing media plans for the general and Hispanic markets, utilizing various media (radio, television, print and outdoor); gather research information for RFPs and current clients; and participate in brainstorming sessions, among other duties. Candidates must be creative, dependable, professional; proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; have strong organization skills and the ability to “multitask.” The intern also should be a self-starter, seek solutions and have great phone skills. The position is unpaid. Submit your resume in a Microsoft Word Document or PDF to Missy Rodriguez at email@example.com. No phone calls please. Creative Civilization is located on the second floor of 106 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio, 78205
RESEARCH INTERN AT T3
T3 seeks research Interns for a part-time, paid internship. This intern works with the agency's research team and provides essential information needed to advance client business and new business opportunities. Research interns analyze, interpret and summarize emerging trends in the advertising industry. Other responsibilities include uploading research onto the company’s Intranet and distributing research findings to agency partners. This individual must possess a thirst for knowledge, the ability to multi-task, absorb, summarize and write about research data, and stay current on the latest Internet trends. The candidate should also be able to work independently on an assignment. He or she must have a comfortable level of proficiency in Internet research tools, Outlook and Excel. Interns can expect to work about 10-15 hours a week. Along with your resume, include a cover letter that indicates when you're available to start as well as the desired number of hours per week. Candidates may submit their resumes and apply online.
THE AMPERSAND AGENCY
Account Services/Media Intern
The Ampersand Agency, a full-service advertising agency in Austin, has an unpaid fall internship for 15 to 20 hours a week. Interns at the agency work in all areas, from account services and media to traffic, creative production and market research. Interns will provide support to mid- and senior-level account managers as well as the media planner; help with media traffic and reconciliation, client/industry/Internet research; and provide support in the office as needed. Previous agency experience is a plus but not mandatory. Candidates must be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite. Send a cover letter and resume to Karen Ratcliffe at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information call (512) 462-3366.
AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL
Learn about the film industry
Opportunities abound for interns and volunteers at the Austin Film Festival, which takes place in October. Candidates for the Austin Film Festival are encouraged to send resumes to Jeter Crutchfield at email@example.com. Visit www.austinfilmfestival.com and complete an internship application. Attach a copy of your resume. Then, mail, fax or deliver the information to Austin Film Festival, 1801 Salina, Austin, Texas 78702 (fax: 512-478-6205). Click the "Internship" link at www.austinfilmfestival.com for detailed descriptions.
OPPORTUNITY IN ROUND ROCK
Unpaid internship with United Way
United Way of Williamson County seeks an unpaid intern for the Spring 2013 semester. The intern will provide support to the development director and the focus will be on fundraising activities. Duties will include some communications, development of fundraising and marketing materials, prospect research and assisting with our signature event in March. Candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Office; experience with InDesign is a plus. Interested students should submit a resume, cover letter, three references and a writing sample to Laurie Garza at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TEXAS SCHOOL SAFETY CENTER
Advertising & Copy Writing Internship
The Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) is looking an intern who will be responsible for assisting the technology department staff with the creation and editing of copy for internal and external publications, communications, website, and promotional materials. This position will serve as a content liaison for the technology department and have the opportunity to participate in the development and maintenance of brand identification and quality control of promotional materials. The intern must be able to work 15 hours/week or more (we are flexible with class schedules), has completed at least 30 hours of college level courses in advertising, marketing and/or communications, is proficient in PC/Windows, Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign, and possesses the ability to review and edit professional copy for various mediums. The TxSSC is located in Canyon Hall on West Campus. It is the central location for safety and security information pertaining to all independent school districts and junior college districts in the state of Texas. Services provided include training, research, and technical assistance related to successful safety and security programs. To apply send your resume’, cover letter, and any writing samples to Martin Esqueda at email@example.com
PHILLIPS & COMPANY
Paid Communications Internship
Phillips & Company, a management consulting firm that helps leading companies achieve sustainable revenue growth is seeking a senior, recent graduate or graduate student for an internship. This position pays $8.25/hour and will require a minimum of 16 hours per week. The internship may also lead to a full-time regular position at Phillips & Company. The intern provides support to account teams and/or individuals. Among tasks are editing and proofing news releases and product background documents; maintaining editorial contact lists; participating in positioning and messaging workshops, performing media relations, making business development calls and writing for external audiences; conducting research for business development and PR; researching key publications for industry trends and news, maintaining editorial calendars from client target publications; maintaining clipbooks and more. Candidates must be fluent in Microsoft products and services and manage time well. Send résumé and cover letter to Andrea Oliveira at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paid Internship with Enterprise Software Company
PlanView, an Austin-based provider of enterprise software solutions, offers a paid internship for the fall in B2B marketing. The internship calls for 25 hours a week and must be taken for course credit. Send resumes to alumna Kristi Smith, who started working at PlanView following an internship, at email@example.com. For more information call (512) 498-2304.
GTFCU INTERNSHIP / PAID
20 hours a week.
Greater Texas Federal Credit Union is seeking a human resources/marketing assistant. The ideal candidate will be outgoing, a self-starter, works well under limited supervision, has presentation experience, Windows operating system experience including Word, Excel, & PowerPoint. Prefer InDesign and/or Illustrator experience but not required. Must have strong written and oral communication skills. This is a paid part-time position, with 20 hours per week. Hours are flexible. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ALHAMBRA U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Promote relations with U.S., Muslim-majority countries
The Alhambra U.S. Chamber of Commerce seeks interns to work with an Austin-based entity involved with international business and marketing that focuses on relations between the United States and about 60 primarily Muslim-majority countries. Candidates should have familiarity with MS Office Applications and be able to work 10-plus hour weeks. Send a resume and cover letter to Anjum Malik, managing director, at email@example.com.
HAYS FREE PRESS
Commission-based ad sales
The Hays Free Press, a weekly serving Hays County is looking for a personable, outgoing advertising person to work in ad sales in the San Marcos/Kyle area. The position is commission-based. The more you sell the more money you earn. It’s possible the position could become a full-time job as the market expands. Send resumes to Cyndy Slovak-Barton, co-publisher of the Hays Free Press at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information contact her at (512) 268-7862.
KDAF-TV/THE 33 NEWS, DALLAS-FORT WORTH
Summer internship: News, sports, production, all departments
Channel 33 in Dallas-Fort Worth offers summer internship opportunities dealing with all facets of the broadcast business -- news, sports, engineering, creative services, production, community affairs and human resources. You must take the 16-hour per week, unpaid internship for at least one hour of course credit. Submit resume and a cover letter to: Human Resources, 8001 John Carpenter Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75247. EOE and Drug Free Workplace. No phone calls please. The internship program at KDAF-TV is coordinated by alum Rob Cartwright, assistant news director.
SPRINGBOX — AUSTIN
Learn to generate interactive content
Springbox has an opening for a copywriting intern. The intern will work with other copywriters to create content for websites, banner ad campaigns and other interactive media; draft press releases, media alerts and social media collateral; create and upload content for blogs and social media; and research emerging media trends. Candidates should have a working knowledge of html, experience with Word, Excel and PowerPoint, strong oral and writing skills; and the ability to coordinate multiple projects independently and as part of a team. The internship is unpaid and calls for 20 hours per week. Apply online at www.springbox.com or e-mail resumes to Amy Holt at email@example.com.
THE SCREAMER COMPANY
Unpaid internship in Austin for full-service agency
The Screamer Company, an award-winning, integrated, full-service advertising agency based in Austin, seeks unpaid internships to help with print production, photography, design support, traditional and digital presentation preparation and website management. Interns work 12 to 15 hours a week in a team environment and should have the following skill sets: Print production (all of Adobe Creative Suite, iWork); graphic design; Web development; hand skills to mock up brochures and other presentation materials; flash movies; and photography. The Screamer Company specializes in branding, print and broadcast advertising, direct response marketing, Web services, research and strategy, media planning and buying and Hispanic marketing. Send your cover letter and resume to Mason McFee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graphic Design Internship
Located in downtown Austin, this creative shop is a fave among creative types who already have typography skills. Interns get to work on a variety of design projects. The instruction from designers is as good as the real-world experience that students receive. Among its clients are Whataburger, Shiner, Woodbine Development Corporation, Costa Del Mar and Central Market. The agency handles print, digital, radio, television and outdoor advertising. Call (512) 225-2000.
Marfa Public Radio, Ballet Austin, the Lance Armstrong Foundation, the Blanton Museum of Art, Moreland Properties and the Dell Children’s Museum are among this agency’s client list. The agency recently moved to 4203 Guadalupe in Austin. Send resumes and cover letters to email@example.com.
Mercury Mambo, located in downtown Austin, delivers targeted Hispanic marketing strategies for some of the most recognized brands in today’s market. It understands the Hispanic audience and provides solutions that are “as culturally relevant as they are unforgettable.” It engages the marketplace online through social media and mobile marketing. Mercury Mambo is led by Becky Arreaga, Liz Arreaga and Lynn Currie. Submit resumes through the company Website: http://www.mercurymambo.com/contact-us/email-us.
THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY
Fitness — Team In Training
The South Texas Chapter of LLS is seeking an intern to boost awareness of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Team in Training is the world’s largest endurance training program for runners, walkers, cyclists, hikers and triathletes. Interns will develop ongoing communication with campaign prospects and alumni; create and distribute press kits, media advisories, calendar listings, pitch letters, press releases and promotional materials, among other duties. Candidates must have experience with Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint. The organization prefers candidates with GPAs of 3.25 or better. The internship is 12 to 15 hours per week. Application deadline is mid-December. Send cover letter and resume to Melissa Johnston at Melissa.Johnston@lls.org.
THE BUTLER BROS
More Creative in Austin
Founded in 2002, The Butler Bros is a creative communications firm that specializes in messaging creation, creative development and Brand Film production. Its client list includes LIVESTRONG, The American Legacy Foundation, Jason’s Deli, NetSpend and Sweet Leaf Tea. Visit http://www.thebutlerbros.com or (512) 482-8043 for more information.
Video, websites and More
Flocasts is a sports media company that serves sport communities that are not covered by traditional media outlets. We have sites for Running, Swimming, Wrestling, MMA, Gymnastics, and Sailing. Clients include Nike, Reebok, Adidas, Asics, PureSport, blueseventy, and others for which custom online advertising campaigns are created. In addition to advertising opportunities, Flocasts provide video production, website design, and on-site marketing to our clients. Advertising, public relations, communications studies, journalism, and Electronic Media students are encouraged to apply. National and International traveling possibilities, expenses paid. Send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAIP INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
10 Weeks, Paid
The American Association of Advertising Agencies offers the Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) for Asian-American, Latino, African-American, Native American or multiracial students. Students accepted into the program work at real advertising agencies, take on real job responsibilities, and learn from real-world business situations and industry professionals. Students selected for the annual 10-week paid summer internship program (June to mid-August) hone their skills in one of the following advertising disciplines: Account Management, Art Direction, Copywriting, Broadcast/Print Production, Digital/Interactive Technologies, Media Planning/Buying, New Business, Public Relations and Strategic/Account Planning. Students must have a minimum 3.0, but students with a GPA of 2.7 to 2.9 must complete an additional essay to apply. Visit www.aaaa-maip.org/apply.php for more information.
Corporate responsibility meets the arts
Wyatt Brand, a publicity/marketing/branding/design agency, is looking for interns to support its work for large/small arts organizations, creative businesses, artists, visionaries, music ensembles, collectives, and so forth. As business grows, the firm needs assistance in event promotion, creation and distribution of press releases, graphic design under direction, partnerships and promotions, copy writing/editing, podcasting/blogging, and working directly with clients to solve their problems. You don't need to have all of these skills to be considered, but you need to be industrious, clever and genuinely want to learn. If you would like your internship to be mainly design-centered, please have an online or physical portfolio of your work show us. Requirements of this unpaid internship are at least two semesters of undergraduate study, familiarity with Macs, ability to be professional, a positive attitude toward work, and a level of familiarity with MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and Mac's iLife. Please submit a resume and an introductory note to email@example.com - no phone calls please.
THE PM GROUP
The PM Group offers a limited number of internships to college students pursuing careers in the advertising and marketing fields. Internships are available throughout the entire calendar year. To apply, please contact the appropriate person in your area of interest at (210) 490-2554: Account service: Debbie Tweedy; creative and broadcast production, Marion DeWall; media planning and buying, Kellye Hubble.
SAN ANTONIO SPORTS FOUNDATION
Public Relations/Marketing/Event Management
The nonprofit San Antonio Sports Foundation has several unpaid internships every semester. Interns can expect to gain experience in public relations, advertising, marketing, event management and promotions. While schedules may accommodate a student’s availability and course requirements, interns are expected to work at least 15 hours a week and to be available for all Sports Foundation events during the semester. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel is essential. Public relations internship candidates must submit a writing sample. Send a cover letter and resume to Anna Gonzalez at firstname.lastname@example.org or 210-820-2102. The San Antonio Sports Foundation is located in the Alamodome at 100 Montana St., San Antonio, Texas 78203.
HACU PROGRAM IN D.C.
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities makes available paid internships with federal agencies and corporate entities. The HACU National Internship Program is based in Washington and promotes numerous opportunities with federal agencies in the nation’s capital. Interns receive paid round-trip airfare, housing arrangement assistance, emergency medical insurance, a weekly stipend and participation in a two-day orientation in Washington, D.C. Visit http://www.hnip.net.
MEALS ON WHEELS
Graphic design, social media . . .
Meals on Wheels in Austin is looking for an unpaid communications intern to assist with graphic design, gathering client and volunteer stories for news articles and to boost awareness through such social media as Facebook and Twitter. Send resumes to Sarah Andrews at email@example.com. The office is located at 3227 East 5th St. For more information contact Andrews at (512) 476-6325.
GIRL SCOUTS OF CENTRAL TEXAS
Graphic design, photography
The Girl Scouts of Central Texas needs graphic design support in its Communications Department. Assist with design and layout of communication materials for both print and the Web; photograph events and help with photo editing and photo library management; develop content for communication materials. Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator a must. Contact Haila Yates, communications director, at HailaY@gsctx.org or (512) 490-2304.
Writers, ad sales reps sought
Bingo Gossip, a free publication for the bingo community and senior citizens, is a monthly tabloid with an array of content, focusing on comedy, uplifting stories and other human interest material. The publication is looking for qualified self-starters to assist with advertising sales in the Central Texas area. It is also looking for someone to help with design, copy writing and possibly some photography. The Adobe Creative Suite is used. Experience with these programs is not required, but knowledge of them is a must. Qualified candidates will be paid 10 percent commission of sales. Bonuses are available to those who exceed advertising sales goals. Long-term employment is a possibility. Send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
DOWNTOWN AUSTIN ALLIANCE COMMUNICATIONS INTERN
Watch a city grow
Alumna Lacy LaBorde is looking for an intern to work for the Downtown Austin Alliance. The student would work on a range of marketing and communications projects, including communications strategy planning, media relations, social network marketing, writing, events planning and database building and other administrative tasks. The student should be at least a junior and plan to work 20 to 25 hours a week. Send resumes to Lacy LaBorde at email@example.com. For more information call (512) 656-6338.
Unpaid Ad Designer
“Moxie!” a new health and fitness magazine aimed at women older than 40 in the Texas Hill Country, is seeking an intern to help with ad design. The internship is unpaid. The quarterly publication (www.moxiemagazine.com) offers design and layout services to advertisers. For more information contact Georgia Williams. Moxie! uses InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to design its ads. For more information contact Williams at Georgia@moxiemagazine.com.
Unpaid internships at Austin startup
Moximity, a Web 2.0 “consumer-facing startup” is recruiting public relations and advertising students for an unpaid internship in event planning. Must be excited about social networking (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc.) and available to work during big Austin events like the ACL Music Festival. Moximity provides users the ability to plan their offline social life in advance on the Web, or modify it on the fly from their mobile device, helping them stay in touch with friends and remain up-to-date on events and retail specials in their locale. Send your resume along with a paragraph outlining why you want to intern with us to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Texas Daily Newspaper Association
The Texas Daily Newspaper Association, led by Texas State alum Ken Whalen, produces an excellent job bank for all facets of the newspaper industry, from the news desk to the advertising desk. Visit http://www.tdna.org/jobbank.php frequently for job updates.
EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO
Home to Six Stations
Emmis Austin Radio is looking for interns to work in promotions and advertising. The positions are unpaid. Contact Jen Daugherty at (512) 832-4074 or email@example.com. Emmis Austin Radio is home to six stations: KLBJ, 590-AM, 93.7-FM; BOB-103.5-FM;101X-FM; HOT 93.3-FM; and KGSR 103.1-FM.
PAID SUMMER INTERNSHIP
Muscular Dystrophy Association
The Muscular Dystrophy Association seeks graduate students, graduating seniors or undergraduates entering their junior or senior years studying public relations, communications, journalism, advertising or marketing to coordinate regional public relations efforts for special events, fundraisers, public service campaigns and the Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon. Qualified candidates should possess strong writing and communication skills, be self-motivated and be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. Experience in writing press releases, media advisories and pitching material to the news media is a plus. Regional Public Affairs Coordinators' positions in Texas are available in Dallas, San Antonio and Houston. The summer internship runs from 12 to 16 weeks, depending on individual school schedules; salary starts at $350 per week. Interns will receive training, direction and support from MDA’s regional and national offices. For more information about MDA, visit www.mda.org. For more information and to apply online, visit www.mdainternships.org. A cover letter, resume and writing sample will be required to complete the application. Contact: Roxan Olivas, assistant director of public information, Muscular Dystrophy Association, 3300 E. Sunrise Drive, Tucson, Ari. 85718, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get ready for the summer
TracyLocke is looking for 15-20 advertising and marketing students for a paid summer internship program. The program begins the first week of June and ends the first week of August. Interns are paid $8 an hour. One day will be spent rotating through different aspects of agency life, three and a half days within an assigned department/group. Interns spend a day shadowing managers to see how the components of an agency fit together. Interns spend the final two weeks of the program working on a real-world assignment, which will be presented to a leadership team, mentors and, potentially, clients. Resumes are due at the end of February, but interviews begin in January. Get in early to make first impressions. Send resumes to TracyLocke, 1999 Bryan Street, Suite 2800, Dallas, Texas 75201. For more information contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNICAST IN AUSTIN
Advertising, New Media
Unicast is looking for a dynamic individual to work with its advertising operations group in creating localized ad demos for the sales and marketing team, research and document publisher advertising specs and assist client services representatives with advertising campaigns. The position is open to all undergraduate students interested in advertising, marketing and online technologies. The ideal candidate should have an interest in learning about the day-to-day operations of a leading internet marketing technology company, proficiency in internet mechanics, HTML, Photoshop and MS Word, high computer literacy, attention to detail and a desire to be part of a winning team. Please apply via e-mail to email@example.com and place the position title in the subject line. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.
HEALTH & MEDICAL
Public Relations & Advertising
Fall, Spring, Summer
The Central Texas Medical Center seeks two interns to work 20 hours a week. Interns help plan and complete a variety of projects while learning professional skills. Self-starting interns will assist the director and coordinators with ongoing tasks -- writing news releases, organizing content for various publications, proofreading office materials, etc.; assist with planning and setting up for hospital and community events; attend a variety of departmental and committee meetings.; represent the Marketing/PR office with visitors, clients and community members. Strong writing and proofreading skills a must. Basic knowledge of Excel, Word and e-mail software required; familiarity with InDesign and Photoshop a plus. Contact Clayton DeStefano at (512) 353-8979.
GDC: VERSATILE AGENCY IN SAN ANTONIO
Advertising, Public Relations
Guerra DeBerry Coody of San Antonio offers several unpaid internships for the fall, spring and summer. Kristin Englehart (firstname.lastname@example.org), GDC internship coordinator, says interns for the full-service agency can expect to get involved in a variety of areas, including account service/marketing, creative/graphic design, copywriting, public relations, promotions and broadcast. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel is essential. Deadline for the fall internship is the first week of July; for the spring by Thanksgiving; and for the summer is the first of April. Send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. GDC is located at 122 E. Houston St., Second Floor, San Antonio, Texas 78205. For more information call (210) 223-2772.
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION / Austin
Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, New Media
One of the nation's great nonprofit organizations offers an unpaid internship but a great opportunity to gain experience and course credit. Interns work with Pat Byrum, corporate marketing director. If you are interested in event planning, you have a chance to work on the Heart Ball, Go Red and a fall golf tournament. Send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
DESIGNING JOB IN LAMPASAS
Journalism, CommDes, Advertising
Now accepting applications for advertising graphic designer with award-winning Central Texas semi-weekly newspaper. Job duties include building advertisements in PageMaker 7.0, Photoshop and other graphic design programs, scanning photographs and some page layout and design. Previous newspaper experience is helpful. Benefits include paid vacation, Scott & White health insurance and dental insurance. Please send resume, references and samples of work to Jim Lowe, Editor, Lampasas Dispatch Record, Box 631, Lampasas, Texas 76550 or e-mail: email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
AAF INTERNSHIP JOBLINE
The 10th District of the American Ad Federation offers an internship JobLine FREE on its website: www.aaf10.com. Check the website often as listings are added regularly. Look for available internships during all seasons in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.
Public Relations, Advertising
Capital Sports & Entertainment is an integrated management and marketing firm that provides services to athletes, artists, events and entertainment brands. CSE creates, manages and brands properties as well as implements and executes sponsorship sales and activation programs. Among clients: Lance Armstrong and Robert Earl Keen. Send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Austin Music Marketing Office promotes Austin as the Live Music Capital of the World®. The diversity of Austin music -- blues, rock and Latino or jazz, classical and country -- helps bring millions of visitors to Austin's 200 live music venues each year. The office connects meeting and event planners with nearly 2,000 musical acts in the city through Hire an Austin Musician program; encourages meeting and event planners to utilize live music venues as alternative event sites; acts as a liaison between the music community and city government to help ensure the success of Austin's $600 million music industry. Candidates interested in interning at the Austin Music Office should send a cover letter and resume to Rose Reyes, director, the Austin Music Office, 301 Congress Avenue, Ste. 200, Austin, Texas 78701, (512) 583-7230, email@example.com. The Music Office is part of the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau, which offers a variety of other internships.
Interest in the Hispanic Market, Unpaid in Austin
LatinWorks seeks internships to be part of various teams. They will tackle a case study for one of its clients and make contributions to “LatinWired,” the agency’s in-house newsletter. Interns also participate in the company’s Portfolio Workshop for creatives, planners and account managers; its “Lunch and Learn” with the LatinWorks executive team; Intern Lunch and Happy Hour. Interns get free parking and the opportunity to shadow in other departments. They will work 15 to 20 hours a week and have proven interest in the Hispanic market. Spanish skills and prior agency experience are a plus but not required. Internships are available in Account Management, Creative, Account Planning, Media Planning, Media Buying, Promotions, Production, Digital Media and Finance. Apply online at https://latinworksinterns.ning.com/.
Broadcast and Advertising / Fall, Spring, Summer
AMS Production Group (www.amspg.com), with studios in Dallas and Austin, has internships for broadcasting and advertising students. Visit http://amspictures.iapplicants.com/searchjobs.php.
Public Relations & Advertising / Fall, Spring, Summer
The San Marcos Chamber of Commerce offers unpaid internships for PR and advertising students. Expect to produce collateral materials and a variety of digital communications -- Web support, blogs, electronic newsletters. Eric Bonar. Contact: http://www.sanmarcostexas.com/contact
Public Relations & Advertising
Fall, Spring, Summer
Work at the Bob Bullock Texas History Museum. Internship applications are available through the State Preservation Board. Download at www.tspb.state.tx.us/spb/spb/intern/intern.htm. Robert Hicks handles the PR internships; Shaady Ghadessy, marketing specialist, handles marketing/advertising positions.
PUBLIC TELEVISION / Austin
Broadcast, Public Relations, Advertising
KLRU, creators and producers of such programs as Austin City Limits and Texas Monthly Talks, offers unpaid internships for all semesters in a variety of departments, among them: Corporate Support; Events; Grants and Research. Check the website for qualifications for each internship. Interns work a minimum of 12 hours per week or 150 hours per semester. Individual departments will/can customize job descriptions and hours work to meet their specific needs. Applicants should submit cover letters and resumes to: Sona Shah, development associate, P.O. Box 7158, Austin, Texas 78713. Production intern candidates should contact: J.J. Weber, broadcast operations manager, at the above mailing address or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.klru.org to check application deadlines.
NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO (NPR)
All Journalism, Advertising, Public Relations
Deadline for summer internships with National Public Radio (NPR) in Washington, D.C., or Culver City, Cal., is Feb. 15. (http://www.npr.org/about/jobs/intern/). See the website for applications. They should be sent to: National Public Radio, Human Resources Department 635 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. Fax (202) 513-3047. Applicants should choose among the following internship opportunities (see website for qualifications): All Things Considered; All Songs Considered; the Arts and Entertainment Desk; Audience and Corporate Research; Audio Engineering; Communications/Creative Design; Communications/Publicity and Events; Communications/Public and Media Relations; Corporate Communications; Corporate Sponsorship; Day to Day Show; Development; Digital Media, Editorial; Digital Media, Technical; Executive Producer, Intern Edition; Member & Program Services/Station Relations; Music Unit Internship; National Desk; New (African-American) Show with Michel Martin; News and Notes; NPR Labs; On-Air Fundraising and Promotion; Ombudsman Internship: Radio Expeditions, co-produced by NPR and the National Geographic Society; Science Desk; Talk of the Nation; Washington Desk; Weekend Edition, Saturday; and Weekend Edition, Sunday Internship. Questions about the internship should be sent to: email@example.com.
Advertising, Broadcast, Public Relations
GSD&M offers internships in the following pertinent categories: Account Service, Broadcast, Business Development/PR, Creative, Creative Project Management, Marketplace Planning and Media. Junior and senior students apply by visiting gsdm.com (click Careers) and completing the agency's online application. GSD&M internships are part-time and paid.
Journalism, Advertising, New Media
The award-winning publication offers unpaid internships each semester in various areas at its Austin home. It also offers advertising internships in its Houston, Dallas and New York offices. In Austin, internships are available in advertising, custom publishing, editorial, marketing services, new media, production and marketing/advertising research. Candidates interested in gaining valuable experience in any of these departments should send a resume and cover letter to: Internship Coordinator, Texas Monthly, P.O. Box 1569, Austin, Texas 78767-1569; fax to (512) 476-9007; or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please specify which department noted above interests you.
The fall and spring internship programs at this award-winning Austin ad agency run for 15 weeks each and interns must work 12 hours per week for a total of 180 hours. The summer internship program runs 12 weeks and interns must work 15 hours per week for a total of 180 hours. Interns will receive a monetary stipend upon completing the program. To apply for an internship, send a cover letter describing your interest and your resume to: email@example.com. Interviews for the fall intern session begin in July. Interviews for the spring intern session begin in November. Interviews for summer internships begin in April. Questions? Contact: Skye Osborne, intern program coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.
GET YOUR MOTOR RUNNING
Makos Advertising of Austin (www.makos.com) lists NASCAR, Lone Star Beer and Wilsonart Flooring among its clients. Students should send cover letters and resumes and prepare to present a portfolio to Cara Patterson, Makos Advertising, 720 Brazos Street, Suite 800, Austin, Texas 78701, (512) 469-5900. E-mail: email@example.com.
BOBCAT ATHLETICS MARKETING TEAM
The Athletic Marketing Team is a group of undergraduate and graduate students interested in sports marketing and game operations. The Team has many opportunities for students interested in gaining hands-on experience and being a part of Bobcat sports. As a member, you work directly with the Texas State University Athletic Department and the 16 NCAA Division 1 intercollegiate sports programs at the University. The Team¹s responsibilities include marketing, game operations and presentation, group ticket sales and special event planning and production. In addition to being an important part of Bobcat Athletics, The Team hears from guest speakers in the sports marketing and administration fields, takes trips to learn how other intercollegiate and professional teams operate and has the opportunity to travel with the department to conference tournaments and competitions. If you are interested in a career in sports marketing, event planning, game or facility operations or sports administration and would like more information about The Team please call (512) 245-1827.
GANNETT CLASS OF 2013
Talent Development Program
Gannett Co., Inc. (www.gannett.com) is accepting applications for the 2013 class of its award-winning Talent Development Program. More information and an application can be found at http://www.gannett.com/leadershipanddiversity/summer/ Participants will receive career guidance, feedback, mentoring and multiple layers of work experience. The program is open to undergraduate and graduate students. Gannett Co., Inc. publishes 85 daily newspapers in the USA, including USA TODAY. The company also owns nearly 1,000 nondaily publications in the USA and USA WEEKEND, a weekly newspaper magazine. Gannett also operates 23 television stations in the United States. The 2013 training program will begin with an orientation at Gannett's headquarters on the first week of June. Participants will be placed in full-time positions at Gannett locations nationwide. Applications are due by the end of February for consideration for the program. All applicants will be notified by mid-April of their selection status. Questions: Adriana Brockman, Gannett Co., Inc.. College and Professional Recruiter, 7950 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, Va. 22107, www.gannett.com/career
LANCE ARMSTRONG FOUNDATION, Austin
Public Relations, Advertising
The Lance Armstrong Foundation offers internships during all semesters. The fall internship runs from Aug. 22 to Dec. 6 (deadline Aug. 1). The marketing/communications internship runs from Jan. 21 to May. 2. Deadline for a spring internship to the Lance Armstrong Foundation in Austin is Nov. 15. A summer internship begins June 5 and continues through Aug. 2. Application deadline for the summer is April 15. Applicants should have an interest in learning about the workings of a nonprofit organization. They must be available to work 10-20 hours per week at the LAF offices in Austin. Applicants need a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, as well as competency with the Internet and e-mail. Internships are available for marketing/communications, media relations and graphic design. Marketing interns will help the team in their efforts to build brand awareness and relevance, drive utilization to the LAF's survivorship services, capture/activate constituents and support the LAF's fundraising activities. Media Relations interns will also assist with projects involving constituent communications, writing and distributing press releases, media relations regarding special events, compiling press kits and various other public relations related tasks. Graphic Design interns assist with the development and design of core LAF graphics, collateral, and event materials along with helping to design/develop core collateral updates. Interns will be able to attend project meeting and press checks. Interns must be proficient in basic design programs (Adobe Creative Suite). Writing/proofing skills are also required. Visit www.livestrong.org.
THE HISPANIC MARKET
Advertising, Public Relations
Bromley Communications is a full service advertising agency located in San Antonio. Internships are available to junior- and senior-level students completing studies in the following areas: Advertising, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Finance, Journalism, Spanish and Radio TV-Film. Internships coincide with the semester schedule, (Spring, Summer or Fall), and range in hours from 10 to 20 per week, depending on the course requirements. Internships are available in all major disciplines, with the majorit in the following departments: Account Service, Media, Broadcast Production, Finance, Creative, Public Relations, Promotions, Research & Strategic Planning. Skills Required: Basic computer skills, but should be somewhat proficient with or have a working knowledge of different computers in the following areas: Account Service - Word, PowerPoint, Excel, especially familiar with spreadsheets; Creative - Mac Programs, such as Photoshop, QuarkXpress, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign; Public Relations - Excel & Access; Public Relations prefers bilingual, but will make exception for strong PR background candidates. Contact: Bromley Communications, 401 East Houston Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205, (210) 244-2199, www.bromleyvill.com.