BEFORE applying for any internships not on this list, contact and meet with Internship Coordinator Chuck Kaufman (firstname.lastname@example.org). Any internship you seek must yield work for an internship portfolio. If you wish to receive course credit for an internship, download the Internship Application.
For an internship to count as COURSE CREDIT, it must yield a portfolio of work that will be part of a complete course portfolio. Students doing an internship must attend an Internship Orientation session. Sign up for a session in OM102. LAST UPDATED: Dec. 22, 2016.
Snackbox, an Austin public relations and graphic design agency specializing in food and consumer marketing, is looking for part-time candidates for our prestigious apprentice program. Candidates will build media lists, create media materials and more. Email your resume and a brief not explain why you should be a Snackbox candidate to email@example.com. Write ‘Snackbox PR Intern’ in the email subject line.
A GOOD PLACE TO FISH: WILL YOU BITE?
BigTuna Interactive, is an interactive agency specializing in web development and site optimizations. An internship with BigTuna Interactive provides anopportunity in various aspects of digital marketing — website development, web design, search engine marketing, project management and conversion rate optimization. Candidates must have a basic understanding of SEO, social media marketing strategy and execution, familiarity with Drupal development, web design principles, Google analytics, Google Tag Manager, CrazyEgg, Moz, Optimizely, GitHub and other programs. Send an email and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAMMIS & OCHOA, SAN ANTONIO
Sammis & Ochoa, a public relations agency in San Antonio, seeks interns to help with its growing roster of regional and national clients. Among various tasks, interns will build and maintain media lists; draft and edit copy for press releases; review and assist with reporting of all media hits and mentions; draft and post copy for social media posts; write and edit marketing blogs and posts; research industry trends; and take notes at meetings. Send resumes and cover letters to Tanya Sammis at email@example.com.
WEBER SHANDWICK / AUSTIN — Interns for all semesters
This is a paid position. Weber Shandwick (www.webershandwick.com), a respected, global public relations agency, is looking for fall, spring and summer interns for its Austin office. Interns have the opportunity to work directly with account teams and other interns on specific client-related projects as well as agency-wide efforts. Ultimately, you'll end the internship with an understanding of how work flows through the agency and the roles of the different account teams, not to mention an overall experience that will benefit you in future career endeavors. Knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required. A 12-week commitment is requested. The deadline for spring is the first week of November. To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to: Lara Stott (LStott@webershandwick.com). Finalist interviews will be granted as resumes are received. No phone calls please.TRAINEES AT EDELMAN
Edelman is a global team of more than 2,700 professionals. Co-headquartered in Chicago and New York, with 48 offices worldwide, 60 affiliates, and revenues totaling $299 million, it is the world's largest independent public relations firm. Edelman has two different positions available within the program: Trainee and Intern. The Trainee position is applicable to candidates who are currently in school (undergraduate and graduate) and are seeking academic credit or experience unobtainable in the classroom setting. The Intern position is applicable to candidates who have received their degrees and are looking to gain real-world work experience. Edelman's program is designed to introduce students and recent graduates to the business of public relations and to offer an opportunity to be involved in daily account activities, while learning broader strategies. As active members of a designated account team, Trainees/Interns will acquire "hands-on" public relations experience, gaining exposure to areas such as: media relations, website and press material development, video production, special event and press conference planning, internal strategy sessions, and new business research. Edelman also offers opportunities in other areas, including finance and accounting, human resources, and MIS. Programs and compensation vary at each location. Proficiency in Microsoft Word is a must. The program can be a full or part-time commitment. Each Trainee/Intern will be assigned to a specific business area of expertise, based upon his or her interest and the availability within the group or business unit requested. Please see our website's listings for a comprehensive guide to our practice areas and each location's available positions.Use the companies online application process. https://www.edelman.com/careers/want_to_join_us/internships/secure/application.asp?jrn=000513If you have any questions regarding this online application process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. This address should only be used for questions or to report technical problems. Resumes or applications will only be accepted via the online application process.
HOT DOG MARKETING
Press releases, social media, websites and more. Hot Dog Marketing has one internship position available each semester. Send a resume and and two writing samples to and two 500-word essays. Essay 1: “Why do you think Hot Dog Marketing’s internship program is a great fit for you and your career?” Essay 2: “Would you rather be a Pit Bull or a Chihuahua? Justify your answer.” Send your materials to email@example.com. Questions? Call (512) 537-6575.
SAN ANTONIO SPURS
Interested in internship opportunities with the San Antonio Spurs? Visit this link: https://careers-attcenter.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchKeyword=Internships
GIANT NOISE: SOCIAL MEDIA, PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERNSHIPS
Giant Noise, a full-service public relations firm that handles corporate, media, culinary, music and entertainment clients, seeks fall interns in social media and public relations. The social media intern with produce content for social platforms; research social media influencers; attend client events as needed; pull, manage and organize social hits, among other tasks. The PR intern will assist with monthly status reports; research media outlets for client media opportunities; attend and staff client events; create and manage media lists on Cision database; draft cover letters, media alerts and additional press materials; pull, and manage and organize media hits. Submit your resume, cover and interview availability IMMEDIATELY to Madeline Ritchie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOSTER ANGELS OF CENTRAL TEXAS
An intern with this small nonprofit will work closely with the Executive Director, Program Director and Program Coordinator. Basic functions will include processing incoming requests from children in the foster care system, events, marketing, social media and daily clerical duties (entering date, mailing thank you letters, answering phone, etc). Contact Tania Leskovar-Owens, executive director, at email@example.com.
TEXAS STARS HOCKEY: 3 GREAT OPPORTUNITIES
The Texas Stars, the American Hockey League's franchise just below the NHL Dallas Stars, as three unpaid internship opportunities for the 2015-16 season at the Cedar Park facility:
• SOCIAL MEDIA — Contribute ideas and suggestions throughout the season; manage social media accounts on game days and during some team events (FB, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram); maintain a library of images, GIFs, memes and other relevant content; tweet in-game updates for all regular season and playoff home games and some road games. Interact with fans on Twitter; assist in press box operations on game nights.
• MEDIA RELATIONS ASSISTANT — Manage the press box on game nights; organize and distribute game notes packets poor to games; help with pre-game meals in the media room; assist with in-game and post-game media needs, including distributing statistics, coordinating player media interviews, etc.; contribute to the writing of press releases, game recaps and in-depth features for TexasStarsHockey.com . . . and more. The other opportunity is in Digital Media/Video
Submit cover letter and resume to Texas State alum Brien Rea at firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate which semester(s) you are interested in working and/or if you are available for the full season.
PIERPONT COMMUNICATIONS — PAID
Pierpont Communications, an integrated communications agency, is looking for internships in Account Services, Project Management and Online Ad Management. Responsibilities include coordination and contribution to account services, internal traffic, design, development and editorial projects. Interns will work with the Digital Brand Strategist in conjunction with account service teams. Basic knowledge of the Adobe CC, Google Analytics, SEO and both Mac/PC operation is beneficial. Send resumes to Hunter Dodson at email@example.com.
SUSAN G. KOMEN AUSTIN INTERNSHIPS
Susan G. Komen Austin seeks fall interns for PR/Communication, Social Media, Graphic Design, Fundraising and Events and in other work categories. Send resumes immediately to Shelby Perkins at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for applications is Aug. 12. Internships begin Sept. 1. For more information visit http://www.komenaustin.org/get-involved/internships/.
UNITED WAY OF HAYS COUNTY
United Way of Hays County seeks interns to its social media, special events and fundraising campaigns. Please send your resume to Michelle Harper, president and CEO of United Way of Hays County. Visit unitedwayhaysco.org.
FASHION PR? HERE YOU GO Post, Plan, Blog for Austin Fashion Week Austin Fashion Week has internships available year round. Gain experience in sales, marketing, blogging, photography, wardrobe styling, event planning, and more. AFW will tailor your internship experience to your areas of interest and hours are flexible depending on your availability. AFW internships may be for academic credit, but it is not required. All AFW internships are unpaid. http://www.fashionweekaustin.com/intern.html
SJMC: GET DIGITIZED — Bring toolbox to manage social, website
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University seeks an intern for the fall, spring and summer semesters to assist in content creation, social media marketing, web design and web analytics. Work with the School of Journalism and Mass Communication website (http://masscomm.txstate.edu), analyzing user behavior with Google Analytics, re-designing several landing pages, promoting the school using Twitter and other social media tools and updating the SJMC blog. Must understand social media; have a working knowledge of HTML/CSS. Students who are self-starters are invited to send your resumes to Jon Zmikly (OM230Z) at email@example.com.
HIGH 5 PROMOTIONS — Paid Internship in Austin
High 5 Promotions, an international digital marketing firm in Austin, is offering a paid Social Media internship ($8 an hour). The company is owned by Texas State alum Steve Huskey, author of "Taking the Goo Out of Google Local" and "Taking the Goo Out of Google Maps." If you want to learn how to manage corporate social media campaigns, please send a cover letter and resume to Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information call (512) 590-5957.
PRICE SENIORS CENTER — Manage website / PAID
The Greater San Marcos Area Seniors Association, which operates the Price Seniors Center, seeks a student who possesses skills in digital media to work with the group's website, priceseniorscenter.org. The position pays $50 a week for about four to five hours a week. For more information contact Dr. Ron Jager immediately at (512) 392-2900.
ELIZABETH CHRISTIAN & ASSOCIATES PUBLIC RELATIONS / PAID — 15 hours a week
Elizabeth Christian & Associates Public Relations of Austin offers a paid internship to one individual during the fall, spring and summer. Interns work with staff and clients in opportunities such as planning sessions, brainstorms and events. The internship is paid ($13 an hour). For more information and an application, please visit http://echristianpr.com/careers. Interested applicants should fax the completed application, as well as a résumé, cover letter and letter of recommendation to Kathleen Smith at (512) 472-9699 or email to email@example.com. Deadlines are Nov. 15 for the spring semester; April 11 for the summer semester; and July 18 for the fall semester.
SURGERY DEPARTMENT -- UNPAID — Scott & White Healthcare in Round Rock
The Scott & White Healthcare facility in Round Rock is looking for an intern (unpaid) to support its Surgery Department. Seeking someone who's great with optimizing web pages, and developing web content. Contact Katherine Voss immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org or (512) 218-6384.
OPPORTUNITY IN ROUND ROCK — Unpaid internship with United Way
United Way of Williamson County seeks an unpaid intern for the Spring 2015 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 email@example.com.
THE SIMPLIFIERS — Event Planning Apprenticeships, Unpaid
The Simplifiers, an event planning company in Austin, offers a summer apprentice program. Interns learn about event planning and logistics, budgeting and contract negotiations, decor and floral design, vendor and client relations and sales and marketing. DEADLINE FOR SPRING APPRENTICESHIPS IS DEC. 6. They work 12-15 hours a week, work two to three individual projects and plan one "junior" event with a client you acquire. http://thesimplifiers.com/files/ApprenticeProgramInfo.pdf. Questions? Contact Alison Richardson at (512) 695-7744
MOOD MEDIA, Austin, Unpaid
Mood Media, a designer of in-store consumer experiences, with more than 850 U.S. and international brands in diverse market sectors, seeks a Licensing Intern to assist the Music Licensing department with licensing and research tasks. Interns will be responsible for label, artist and publisher research, administrative tasks, and assisting with maintenance of the label and publisher databases. The internship is unpaid. Summer internships are from mid-May to mid-August; fall internships are from late August to mid-December. We seek candidates who are available to work 16 to 20 hours a week. Visit http://us.moodmedia.com/careers enter the keyword: Internship > Select the session you are interested in, and apply.
NEW BRAUNFELS UTILITIES
The Communications Division of New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) is seeking an intern for spring and summer. This position offers experiences in public relations and external and internal communications, including writing news releases, articles that can be placed both in print and on websites; managing social media; collateral materials; media relations; events; government relations work, etc. The internship generally requires 10 to 20 hours per week, depending on the intern’s availability. Work schedules are typically arranged to accommodate student class schedules. The intern would work at the NBU Main Office in downtown New Braunfels. Candidates selected for interviews may be asked to conduct a timed writing exercise. Good oral and written communication skills are critical. Candidates who have experience or course work in news reporting and writing using AP style are strongly preferred. Contact the NBU Human Relations Division at (830) 629-8403 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PAID -- 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.
LITERARY PUBLIC RELATIONS — Six-month commitment
Learn about literary public relations by interning at PR by the Book, LLC, in Austin. The internship is a six-month commitment. A stipend is given to interns who complete the entire program. You must have your own computer and Outlook or OutlookExpress email. Projects include writing press materials, email pitching media, online media research and blogger outreach; assisting with social media outreach; and assisting with the launch of a travel writing blog. Interns will work with a mentor and have an opportunity to work at home on occasion. Visit www.prbythebook.com before applying. Email a brief letter and resume to Babs Chandrasoma at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE OUSSET AGENCY — Near New Braunfels (Paid)
The Ousset Agency, located in Spring Branch just outside New Braunfels, seeks a MassComm student for a part-time, paid internship. The company has regional clients that are primarily heavy equipment dealerships. It promotes itself through newsletters (print & electronic), websites, direct mail, e-broadcast campaigns and public relations. Contact Margaret Ousset, an alumna, at (866) 268-7738, email@example.com.
BRENDA THOMPSON COMMUNICATIONS
Brenda Thompson's PR firm in Austin is offering an internship for about 15 hours per week. Among the intern's duties will be writing and distributing news releases, event planning, Internet and other research, maintaining media lists, making client notebooks, drafting client reports and some administrative duties. Send a resume, a cover letter and one relevant writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Pay will be determined based on experience and on projects completed, and will be discussed during the initial interview.
Creative Civilization of San Antonio is looking for PR and copywriting interns to work in the agency's PR department on the following accounts: the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation; the San Antonio Talons (arena football team); Wonderland of the Americas (mall); and the San Antonio Housing Authority. Send cover letters and resumes to Texas State alumna Patricia Perez, public relations manager at email@example.com.
CTMC INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHY LIVING INTERNSHIPS — Begin your career in the health arena
The Institute for Healthy Living at the Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos seeks interns to assist with special events and promotional programs and activities. Send a resume and cover letter to Belinda Gardner, volunteer/internship coordinator at Belinda.Gardner@ahss.org or (512) 753-3685.
WYATT BRAND — 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
COHN & WOLFE, Consumer and Corporate PR — PAID
Cohn & Wolfe is a top-10 global communications firm and part of WPP, one of the world’s largest media and communications services conglomerate. The practice areas in the Austin office include consumer, corporate, energy, hospitality, food & beverage, technology and sustainability, with a broad focus on traditional as well as digital and social communications. The semester-long internships enable interns to support a variety of public relations and digital media activities while developing real-world skills for their future careers in the communications industry. Each semester, Cohn & Wolfe employs three to five college students as paid interns for 20 to 25 hours per week, with each intern supporting one to three current clients. Application details for open positions can be found at www.cohnwolfe.com/en/jobs.
POM PUBLIC RELATIONS — Fashion, Design, Music, Events -- Unpaid
POM Public Relations, a lifestyle and events firm in Austin, seeks interns interested in fashion, design, architecture and music-related projects and events. The firm seeks interns who can commit two to three days a week from January to May. Laptop is required. Help draft and edit press materials, handle event logistics, monitor media and more. The internship is unpaid. Submit a cover letter, resume and writing samples to email@example.com.
KEEP TEXAS BEAUTIFUL — Communications Internship
Keep Texas Beautiful is seeking a communications intern for the fall. Responsibilities for this unpaid internship are assisting with the design of collateral materials; editing and writing for a variety of media, from newsletters and news releases to web content and collateral materials. Solid writing ability and experience in social media are a must. Web content management systems is helpful. You must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs, including excel. Expect to work eight to 20 hours a week. Submit a cover letter that shows your personality and resume to communications @ktb.org. Write 2015 Fall Communications Intern’ in the subject line. Summer deadline is May 1; spring deadline is Jan. 15.
UNPAID — BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS — Communication Specialist
The Boys and Girls Clubs of South Central Texas in San Marcos has PAID internships for a Communication Specialist and interns. Help develop and maintain web content and layout; write press releases; take photos of all programs, activities and events; implement marketing through social media; and create marketing material for the organization. Time required: 20 to 25 hours per week. Send cover letter and resume to Mark Terry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unpaid internship at Austin cultural center
The Long Center, Austin's home for performing artists and arts organizations in the Greater Austin region, offers internships in marketing, programing, administration and finance, and box office. The job calls for 10-15 hours a week, possibly more (some evening events). Visit www.thelongcenter.org and find the internship application. Send it to email@example.com.For more information call Annabel Guevara at (512) 457-5125.
Create, manage sports media
The Sports Information Office in Texas State’s Athletic Department seeks an intern during the fall and spring to assist with operations and events. Write features, articles for Game Day programs and the athletics website and news releases. Interns will gain experience in graphics design, media relations and event management. Candidates must have good writing skills. Experience with InDesign, Photoshop and other graphic-design programs is preferred. Students interesting in working in sports should submit a resume and two writing samples to: Rick Poulter, firstname.lastname@example.org or at Texas State Sports Information Office, Darren B. Casey Athletic Administration Complex, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, Texas 78666.
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.
UNIVERSITY NEWS SERVICE
Write right on campus
The News Service Office at Texas State University-San Marcos has an opening for a writing intern for the fall semester. Duties consist of writing features, media releases and articles for Hillviews Magazine, plus other jobs as needed. Internship candidates should be motivated and capable of meeting set deadlines with limited supervision. Minimal qualifications for this internship are:
• Good writing skills, with a minimum of one introductory journalism class or equivalent experience;
• Familiarity with the AP Stylebook;
• Ability to identify and develop story ideas independently; and
• Photography skills are useful, but not necessary
This is an unpaid position, although course credit is available through prior arrangement. Submit a resume and at least two writing samples to Jayme Blaschke via email at JB71@txstate.edu. Hard copy submissions may be sent to University News Service, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, Texas 78666.
LADY BIRD JOHNSON WILDFLOWER CENTER
Internship Openings — Unpaid
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center offers a communications internship to help support and implement outreach, which focuses on producing content for the center's website, an electronic newsletter and e-fliers, quarterly calendars and other publications. The communications office also works with local and national news crews, creates and distributes news releases and posts Wildflower Center events on community calendars. The position is unpaid. The Center also educates the public about the importance of native landscapes in a beautiful setting, and share that conservation message globally. Submit a resume and cover letter immediately to Barbra Rodriguez, media manager, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: (512) 232-0156.
CORBIN & COMPANY, New Braunfels
Public Relations, Marketing
Corbin & Company, a public relations firm based in New Braunfels, offers a part-time internship for the fall, spring and summer. Cary Corbin, a Texas State alumna, is a media relations specialist with vast experience in local, state and national news outlets. Since 1995, Corbin & Company has communicated daily with key media people in preparing print and broadcast features about leading companies in San Antonio, Houston and in cities across the United States. Contact Ms. Corbin at (830) 609-1932.
MAKE A MARK IN MANOR
Manor Independent School District (located 12 miles east of Austin) seeks a communications intern. As part of a new marketing campaign, Manor ISD is updating its website. Intern duties include: attending a school event (i.e. district chess tournament) to prepare a news article with pictures to post on the district website, helping to produce our district newsletter, helping campuses create content for their websites, helping create press releases, video segments and other items for posting to the district website. The intern will report directly to the communications specialist at central administration. Work can be done remotely at times. Proficiency using InDesign is highly desired. Experience using Adobe Dreamweaver html CSS in php a bonus. Spanish speaker also a plus. Please send cover letter and resume’ to email@example.com.
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 10-19. 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.
AUSTIN GROUPS FOR THE ELDERLY
Austin — Fall and Spring Stipend, $500 each semester
Austin Groups for the Elderly, AGE, seeks an intern to promote awareness of senior issues through social media, public relations and media relations. Duties include developing and conducting media and community-wide surveys to measure impact and effectiveness of campaign; researching and investigating opportunities for corporate and community partners; grassroots marketing; and community and large scale event planning and support. The spring semester intern will be expected to participate in and be present for community events. Submit resumes to Sara Peralta at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for the fall is August 1, with the internship beginning in September; deadline for the spring is December, with the internship beginning in January.
UNITED WAY, WILLIAMSON COUNTY
Small stipend available for fall internship
United Way of Williamson County is looking for a fall intern to help with public relations, communications and marketing. A small stipend is available. Applications for the position are due June 24. Send Laurie Garza, development director, your resume and request a Tinstman Fellow Application. Email: email@example.com. Phone: (512) 255-6799.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Outreach and meeting coordination — PAID
Estilo Communications is a boutique public relations agency in Austin that specializes in community outreach and meeting coordination. Intern responsibilities will include writing and editing press releases and newsletters, maintaining databases, designing fliers and advertisements, and helping staff with all aspects of meeting coordination. Estilo is looking for a go-getter who wants to gain real, hands-on experience in public relations. The faint-of-heart need not apply! This is a paid internship. Please send a cover letter and resume to Ashley Goode at email@example.com. Visit www.estilopr.com.
FIRE UP MEDIA
Hays County Fire Department
Update the website, expand social media, help produce training videos, serve as a liaison to media during fires. Contact Scott Raven, assistant chief of Hays County ESD No. 3., at firstname.lastname@example.org or (512) 754-7963. Raven also is director of the Texas Fire Academy, so the work may involve activity there as well. The office is located at 1401 W. San Antonio St. in San Marcos.
RIFELINE IN AUSTIN
Seeking interns for Summer and Fall
Rifeline, a boutique public involvement agency in Austin seeks summer and fall interns. Routine activities include project research, spreadsheet and database management, daily media monitoring and analysis, writing and possibly other account support. Rifeline focuses on community outreach and education, grassroots public involvement, media relations, branding and messaging, issues management, informed consent and issues election campaigns. Applicants must be proficient in Internet research and new media and Microsoft Office programs (Excel and PowerPoint). Adobe Creative Suite is a plus. Rifeline pays a weekly stipend of roughly $100 per week to pay for gas, and travel etc. The internship calls for 20 hours a week. Send a cover letter, resume and writing/ design sample(s): to alumna Ashley Kegley, Akegley@rifeline.com (512) 600-5915.
I&O COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
I&O Communications, a full-service public relations/ public affairs agency in Austin, is looking for two creative, motivated and organized student for an internship. The job pays $9 an hour, possibly more. Interns are required to work at least 20 hours per week. Duties include media monitoring and coverage report building, media list management, campaign and project support, digital media strategy research, and much more. Submit your resume and cover letter to alumna Emily Torgerson at email@example.com.
Unpaid in Austin
Hahn Public Communications has room for several interns, all unpaid. Write news releases, media alerts and memos; pitch media; conduct research; manage media databases; track media; assist in event planning; perform the occasional office task. Submit a resume, a cover letter and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hahn Public Communications – Mueller Internship
Unpaid in Austin
Hahn Public Communications and Mueller offers a unique combined internship that gives a mixed in-house corporate and communications agency experience, specifically in the real estate industry and community outreach sector. Mueller, the mixed-use urban village located in Central Austin, is looking for an intern to assist with marketing and communications efforts, with a particular focus on event coordination and execution. The selected intern will split his or her time between the Hahn Public Communications and Catellus offices at the redevelopment. Submit a resume, a cover letter and a writing sample to email@example.com.
Unpaid internship in Austin
Environmental Defense Fund seeks summer interns in Austin. Interns are unpaid, will work 10-20 hours a week with social media, media relations and research policy issues. Expertise in new media (twitter, facebook, YouTube and blogging) is a must. Basic video and photo editing skills are preferred. Strong writing skills a must. Send a resume to alum Matt Smelser, Texas Media Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GREATER SAN MARCOS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Promote business recruitment, retention, expansion
The Greater San Marcos Economic Development Corporation is in a growth mode and needs interns to help with recruitment. Interns will work with businesses in our fast-growing area and political leaders on various projects in a two-county area. Among intern projects are website development and promotion. Develop fliers and brochures for its annual event, the San Marcos Property Bus Tour. Also develop promotional materials for the Economic Outlook. Send a resume and cover letter to Victoria Botello at email@example.com. For more information call (512) 393-5909.
LBJ Student Center PALM office
The LBJ Student Center Planning, Assessment, Leadership and Marketing office is currently seeking students interested in videography and post production. The selected candidate/s will work with the current videographer to capture footage of Student Center programs and services and develop sound bites, YouTube videos, interviews and more. This position can be either a credit (with approval from your department) or noncredit internship and is unpaid. However, competition entry fees for pieces developed for the Student Center can be provided. This internship is a great opportunity to develop essential camera and post-production skills and interact with diverse communities on campus. Submit your resume and a letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.
AARP IN TEXAS
Work with the group's legislative agenda
The Texas state office of AARP seeks Legislative Session Communications Interns to work eight to 12 hours a week at its downtown Austin office. AARP in Texas is centered on the legislative session and its legislative agenda. Interns will be focused around one main project: Interviewing Texans with stories to share around the group's core issues. Interns will be working to learn more about their situations and to determine if they would be suitable for talking to the media or testifying before legislators. Some interviews will be over the phone but others will be in person, requiring video and/or audio recording. After each interview, you'll write up the individual's story and edit multimedia files as needed. For more information or to apply, contact Kim Loop at email@example.com or (512) 480-2427. Please include your full contact information (phone and email) when emailing or leaving a voicemail.
HAYS COUNTY FOOD BANK
Public Relations/Marketing Communications Intern
The Hays County Food Bank seeks an intern to work 10 to 20 hours per week in assisting the Community Relations Coordinator and the Event/Media Coordinator to: help execute fundraising campaigns, plan events, acknowledge donors, develop marketing materials, maintain the donor database, and engage in other public relations activities. Applicants must be proficient in all forms of social media and will be expected to post and blog weekly. Those interested should send their resume to the Community Relations Director, Jane Moore, at firstname.lastname@example.org. This internship is unpaid.
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.
INK PUBLIC RELATIONS
Austin boutique communications firm
INK Public Relations, a boutique communications agency specializing in media and analyst relations for tech and clean energy industries, seeks two unpaid, fall interns to work part-time (10-20 hours a week). Interns will work directly with account executives Send a resume and cover letter to Adrienne Huebner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LIFESTYLE PUBLIC RELATIONS
Russell/Shaw is accepting resumes for future internships. The firm is flexible with schedule but requests that you work 15 to 20 hours a week. The internship will focus on social media and lifestyle PR - if you are interested in the foodie world you should apply. Assist in all aspects of public relations, marketing and event planning. This includes, but is not limited to, building media lists, assisting with media pitching, assisting in drafting press releases, developing creative pitch strategies, assisting with social media campaigns, assisting with creative material production and assisting with events ranging in size from 10 to 500 people. Send resumes and correspondence to Ryann Collier at email@example.com. Or call (512) 499-8009 ext. 302.
DEEP EDDY SWEET TEA VODKA
Marketing, sales development
Deep Eddy Sweet Tea seeks an intern to work in marketing and sales development. Interns will conduct research, help with events and in-store tastings, conduct liquor store audits and raise awareness through social media. Interns will help with “tea parties” and tailgate parties. Half of the internship involves administrative duties. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA. Submit resumes to Lexie Koenig at Lexie@deepeddyvodka.com.
TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF PARTNERS IN EDUCATION
Unpaid internship in social media
The Texas Association of Partners in Education seeks an intern to create a social media presence on Facebook and Twitter as well as maintain its blog with daily updates. The position is unpaid. Create and write monthly e-newsletter in constant contact and use the newsletter to drive traffic to our social media outlets and website. Send a sample blog entry and/or a Facebook link to Email Program/Membership Director Serenity Kelton 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.
U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES,
UNPAID IN SAN ANTONIO
Learn to communicate effectively with a community, advocacy groups and government offices by interning with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in San Antonio. The fall internship offers opportunities to write a daily newsletter that reaches 15,000 employees across the world. Interns also will help plan, develop, publicize and excute community events and public service campaigns. The agency operates with the Department of Homeland Security. The internship is unpaid, but will yield great work for your portfolio. Contact Jacque Crouse at (210) 564-3614 and send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Jacque.Crouse@dhs.gov.
KADF-TV 20 in Austin is accepting resumes for internships. The intern will work with the production department and/or promotions. Azteca America seeks interns to work on-site, at station events, client shoots, community events, aBobcat Fans LLC, an online and print media business, seeks interns to get involved in their marketing and communications products. The company produces BobcatFans.com and BobcatFans Magazine. The unpaid internship calls for 10 hours a week. Submit your resume through Jobs4Cats. For more information contact Liz Buchta at (512) 245-2538.
KADF-TV 20 in Austin is accepting resumes for internships. The intern will work with the production department and/or promotions. Azteca America seeks interns to work on-site, at station events, client shoots, community events, among other events. Candidates must be able to lift, set up, operate and take down production equipment or promotional items; work under pressure, respond quickly to changes; and be able to drive and have a clean driving record. Preferred skills include having some video and image-editing knowledge, ability to shoot and edit and be familiar with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook. Spanish is a plus but not required. Submit your resume and references to Laura Coria at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information call (512) 329-0514.
THE WHITE HOUSE
Journalism, Public Relations
Summer deadline: March
The White House and agencies of the Executive Branch offer numerous unpaid internship opportunities for undergraduates. White House internships are prestigious and competitive. Interns at the White House perform a variety of office and support functions while learning how the White House and the executive branch of government work. Interns report work that ranges from clerical (answering the phone, editing publications) to involved (helping to plan a Rose Garden ceremony). "Walking into the White House every day is perk enough," said one intern. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and citizens of the United States. Furthermore, applicants are required to receive security clearance and sign a consent form to be subject to random drug tests. Internships are available within a large number of White House offices, including the Communications Office, Office of Counsel to the President, Legislative Affairs, Political Affairs, and the Office of Presidential Correspondence. You'll find the internship application form at http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/internships/apply.
GTFCU INTERNSHIP / PAID
20 hours a week.
Greater Texas Federal Credit Union is seeking a human resources/marketing assistant. The ideal candidate is 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 & oral communication skills. This is a paid part-time position, with 20 hours per week. Hours are flexible. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
The Austin Music Marketing Office promotes Austin as the Live Music Capital of the World®. The diversity of Austin music, whether it's blues, rock and Latino or jazz, classical and country, helps bring millions 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 the 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 Amanda Garcia at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Amanda Garcia, music and film coordinator at email@example.com. The office is located at 301 Congress Avenue, Ste. 200, Austin, Texas 78701, (512) 583-7203.
SETON FAMILY OF HOSPITALS
Event planning at new Kyle facility -- Unpaid
Brittany Horine is looking for event planning interns during the summer, spring and fall to help with planning a fall gala and a spring fundraiser. Hours are generally flexible for this nearby opportunity. Send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information call (512) 504-5077.
BUILD AN ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT
Unpaid internship in San Marcos
San Marcos Baptist Academy's athletic department seeks interns to help with print stories about athletics, sales material, social media, sponsorships, game-day operations and the development of a sports yearbook. SMBA is a private day and board school located on Ranch Road 12, with more than 200 students. Contact Richard Lopez, director of interns, at RichardLopez3@gmail.com or call (254) 855-2253.
COMMERCIAL SECURITY INTEGRATION
Web designer, public relations internships, Unpaid
Commercial Security Integration seeks an unpaid intern for its Austin office. Interns will get experience in web design. CSI is looking for exceptionally creative candidates with a strong sense of layout, typography and photography selection; understanding in the form and function of Web space. The candidate should have knowledge in developing marketing materials for both print and online. CSI also offers an internship in public relations. Candidates should have work or volunteer experience, preferably in PR or high-tech industries; strong writing and editing skills; research and/or administrative experience; and strong organizational skills. Send a cover letter and resume to Thuy Truong at email@example.com.
DICK'S CLASSIC GARAGE
Development/marketing assistant -- Unpaid
Help create and distribute marketing communications about the well-known car museum in San Marcos. Research new donor prospects; update content on the museum's social media sites; help create a quarterly newsletter; help produce the annual Classic Car Show and Auction event, among other events. Send a cover letter and resume to Kathleen Cheatham at (512) 878-2406, firstname.lastname@example.org.
PORT ARTHUR REFINERY
Communications Intern, PAID
Anyone interested in a public relations career in the field of energy should consider this internship. Interns handle an assortment of duties, from internal communications and local advertising to producing a monthly newsletter and event planning. Candidates must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8, knowledge of AP Style. Experience with such pagination software as InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and FrontPage is a plus as is experience with video editing and experience with student media organizations. This is a paid internship. To apply, submit your resume to: email@example.com. For more information visit www.totalpetrochemicalsusa.com.
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.
Paid; March deadline
The Public Relations Society of America public relations department offers a 12-week internship at its national headquarters in New York. Students work closely with the Directors of Public Relations and Education on several projects, which will provide training to multi-task and sharpen their internal/external communication skills. Some of the projects include writing and editing press releases, updating news clippings, creating and updating media lists, assisting with event publicity, coordinating and assisting with the monthly E-Newsletter, assisting the PRSSA Department as needed, including expediting mailings, working on National Conference projects, researching and writing press releases and updating and maintaining the membership database. Also includes general office administration. The internship pays $10 an hour for 12 20-hour work weeks. No transportation or housing will be provided. Please fax or mail the completed application form (See website or the PRSSA advisers), a 1,000-to 1,200-word essay describing why you want to pursue a career in public relations, a letter of recommendation and resume to: Joe DeRupo, Associate Director, Public Relations, PRSA/PRSSA Headquarters, 33 Maiden Lane, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10038, Fax: (212) 995-0757.
Music & Entertainment, Austin
ME Television seeks interns to organize promotional events and materials, design and structure a “street team” program and other general administrative tasks. Submit a cover letter and resume to Kellie Goldstein, HR representative, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (512) 804-2400, ext. 229 for more information.
City of San Marcos
The City of San Marcos is looking for a temporary, part-time person (under 19 hours/week) to assist with PR on the Rio Vista Terrace construction project. The person will work with fliers, door hangers, media releases, signage, Web content, twitter, photography, direct letters to residents, special events and more. Contact (512) 393-8105 for more information.
Public Relations Intern
Help maintain contact with members of the media, assist in writing media materials, track and research media placements and opportunities and provide support in some marketing efforts. For this unpaid internship, we seek juniors, seniors and graduate students. Submit resumes and cover letters to Mr. Jamie Overocker at email@example.com .
News, promotions, interactive
Univision offers internships for students interested in a career in broadcast journalism and television production. Stations also offer internships in public affairs/promotion. Students must have a 2.5 GPA and have completed all basic courses in their field of study prior to the internship period. In Houston, contact Ms. Clara Tuffyas at (713) 662-4545 and Houston45Intern@univision.com. Univision Interactive Media is accepting resumes for editorial positions based in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin. Interns develop new content for local websites in several markets; produce strong online packages related to initiatives from several divisions. In Austin, contact Univision 62 (KAKW-TV) is located at 2233 W. Loop Blvd. For more information call (512) 453-0581.
The Development/Communications Intern will assist with marketing and communications outreach related to the fan drive including communication with local supporting businesses and organizations. Work on specific projects to ensure excellent communication between Family Eldercare and local media, donors, volunteers, major funders, board of directors and partnering organizations. Maintain the donor and volunteer database, keeping financial and in-kind records accurate and up to date. This internship provides an opportunity to learn database administration and reporting skills, a must for your next job. Assist in preparations for two special events learning effective logistical planning and marketing strategy. Assist in creation of marketing and event materials. Promote public awareness of Family Eldercare’s Summer Fan Drive. Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office applications needed; knowledge of Adobe CS3 or other design applications and Web-based software for promotional material design desired but not required. Experience in planning special events or fundraisers a plus as is the ability to speak Spanish.
GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION FOR WOMEN.
Meeting planner, PowerPoints
The Governor’s Commission for Women seeks an intern to coordinate Commission meetings and events, create PowerPoint presentations, respond to constituent casework and write articles for a Commission newsletter. Contact Leslie Guthrie, executive director at (512) 475-2615.
RRCVB has an internship in its Communications/Research and Marketing. This department handles all marketing promotional efforts for the RRCVB. Candidates must be able to write news releases, paying attention to AP style and have experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel). The internship pays $10 an hour with a commitment of 30 hours a week during summer. Experience with Word, Excel; Frontpage and Adobe Photoshop a plus but not required. To apply, visit www.roundrocktexas.gov/jobs. Applications should be sent to 221 E. Main Street, Round Rock, Texas 78664. For more information contact Dani Timm, RRCVB at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (512) 671-2723.
ST. DAVID’S MEDICAL CENTER / ROUND ROCK, GEORGETOWN
Marketing and Communications Intern
St. David’s Medical Center seeks one intern in each of its facilities in Round Rock and Georgetown. Both interns will work with Celeste Lesmeister, regional director of communications. The intern will plan community seminars, assist the direct and the hospital’s PR firm with media interviews; help manage and update content and images on both the intranet and Internet, including social media outlets; help to create, update, publish and distribute facility collateral materials such as brochures and fact sheets. For more information contact Ms. Lesmeister at (512) 324-8019 or (512) 341-5157.
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. Send cover letter and resume to Melissa Johnston at Melissa.Johnston@lls.org.
The Texas Freedom Network is seeking a communications/research intern for fall, spring and summer. Internships allow for 10-15 hours of week in its Central Austin office. Graduate journalism students are preferred, but undergraduates who have completed reporting and copy-editing courses and have writing experience will be considered. Interns help write and edit copy for our newsletter, other member communications, press releases, website (www.tfn.org) and blog (tfninsider.org). Other responsibilities include research, maintaining issue files, compiling press clips and helping the communications director plan and organize media events. Graduate interns earn $10 an hour; the internship is unpaid for undergraduates. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Dan Quinn at email@example.com or to Texas Freedom Network, Dan Quinn, P.O. Box 1624, Austin, Texas 78767.
CITY OF AUSTIN
Communications & Public Information Office
City of Austin officials seek interns to work with its media relations team. The Office of Communications and Public Information at Austin City Hall handles media relations for the City of Austin executive team, including the city manager’s office and other departments. Interns work from 12-20 hours a week. Deadline for the Fall internship is Aug. 5th at 5 p.m.; the office will consider applications for the spring and summer as well. A cover letter expressing interest in the position also should mention if you would be more interested in either an internship for school credit or a paid internship. Send the letter with a resume and a letter of recommendation to Pamela Renteria at Pamela.Renteria@austintexas.gov.
Maintain social media sites, handle graphic design duties
Meals on Wheels and More of Austin seeks a communications intern for fall, spring and summer semesters to assist the marketing team with operations. The intern will assist with the maintenance of social media websites, graphic design duties, the collection of both video and written content for the organization’s website, and general public relations and marketing duties. Candidates should have good writing skills, experience with social media marketing, and knowledge of video editing and graphic design programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign. The intern may also be asked to assist with other duties relative to the operations of the development team. The internship is unpaid, but can be done for class credit, if needed. The intern calls for a minimum of 10 to 15 hours per week. Submit a resume and two writing samples to Sarah Andrews at firstname.lastname@example.org or through the mail to Meals on Wheels and More, Attn: Sarah Andrews, 3227 E. 5th St., Austin, Texas 78702.
Communications Intern, unpaid
Front Steps, which manages the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH), seeks a PR, Journalism or Mass Communication major to work with its director of development and communications. The intern is responsible for compiling and editing the Front Steps newsletter, writing press releases and helping with volunteer coordination, community outreach and other communications-related projects. The internship, which is unpaid and calls for 15-to-20 hours a week, also offers experience in implementing Front Steps' social media strategy on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and MySpace. Send a resume and a cover letter that explains how their background and experience qualifies them for this internship. Send materials to Dawn Perkins at email@example.com or Shirelle Zachery at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information call (512) 305-4174.
Resources for Learning / Austin
Resources for Learning offers professional development services to school districts in Texas and surrounding states. It seeks an intern who has marketing and public relations skills to work primarily with Chris Gorychka, director of professional development. The internship calls for a person who is a self-starter and can implement promotions strategies. For more information call Gorychka at (512) 327-8576, ext. 413. Email cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Marketing/Public Relations Intern
The Circle Arts Theatre and Board, a nonprofit organization for 41 years in New Braunfels, Texas, is looking for a student intern in the area of Marketing and Public Relations. The intern will be available to work with the Theatre board and a staff. The intern will develop and implement a marketing and public relations program that produces results in 1) increased community awareness of the Theatre, 2) increased sales of tickets (both season & per-show) to shows during season, 3) development of more diverse age groups attending Theatre classes, and 4) improved image of live theater and the arts within the New Braunfels/Comal County community. The intern should have the ability to travel to New Braunfels and meet with staff and board, patrons, and volunteers to evaluate the Theatre’s needs. After gathering this information, the intern would use his or her talents and skills to develop a media plan to be used in local newspapers, radio, newsletters, and social media to create public awareness and interest in the Circle Arts Theatre. Send cover letter and resume to Rusty Brockman, director of economic development for the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, Inc., at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information contact Mr. Brockman at (830) 625-7918.
Promote Unclaimed Property Outreach
The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, the chief steward of the state’s finances, is looking for students to promote a program that “reunites Texans with their missing money.” Interns work with professional staff to promote grassroots promotions for the Texas Unclaimed Property Outreach program. Assist and provide administrative support for developing and distributing brochures. Interns may attend local expos, conferences and town meetings. Students can expect to gain experience in developing marketing collateral; campaign design, planning and execution; event planning and management; grassroots promotions; public relations; database management and data analysis. Submit resumes to Lori Wright, internship coordinator, at Lori.email@example.com. Include Marketing/Outreach Internship in email subject line. The internship is unpaid.
TRCC PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERN
The Texas Residential Construction Commission is looking for a paid public affairs intern to assist the Commission’s public information officers and the director of communications. Work with legislative affairs in writing press releases, columns and other written materials. Interns also coordinate public outreach meetings with media organizations and reporters; support commission meetings and perform other departmental duties. Visit www.texasrcc.com/forms_library/Internship_application.pdf, complete application and mail to Patrick Fortner at P.O. Box 13144, Austin, Texas, 78711. For more information call (512) 463-1040.
The ESPN Austin Promotions Department internship program helps college students gain valuable experience in all aspects of radio. Duties include interacting with listeners, assisting with station events, data entry, Internet research projects, among other responsibilities. ESPN Austin is looking for energetic, committed and outgoing candidates interested in sports radio. The intern must be able to commute to and from the ESPN Austin offices at 1050 E. 11th St. This is an unpaid intenship and requires at least 10 hours per week and availability on nights and weekends. Interns must be able to do the job for course credit. Send a resume and cover letter to John Scott, marketing director, 1530 ESPN Austin, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Parks and Recreation Department and the Round Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau are seeking marketing/public relations interns for fall, spring and summer. Visit www.roundrocktexas.gov/jobs and find descriptions under "Marketing Intern-CVP and "Marketing Intern-Parks and Recreation." Terri Waggoner reminds applicants that they must apply separately for both positions. For more information call (512) 341-3361 or email@example.com.
Talent group primarily for country music.
Matthew Hoyt's company in New Braunfels represents country music and other musical talent. The Hoyt Agency represents the Casey Donahew Band and Zona Jones. He is currently looking for agents to sell acts to festivals, private parties, clubs, fairs, rodeos and other events. Send resumes and cover letters to Hoyt at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information call (830) 387-4698.
The Girl Scouts of Central Texas seeks an intern to help with public relations writing and writing content for communication materials. Assist with writing, pitching and followup on news advisories and PSAs; update the media list and gather media clips; work with media and take photos at events; produce content for communication materials, both print and Web-based. For an expanded job description and other information, contact Haila Yates, communications director at HailaY@gsctx.org or (512) 490-2304.
Community Relations Intern
The Community Relations Department of the Children's Shelter in San Antonio works in community outreach, fundraising, volunteer coordination, program development and marketing. Duties include media relations, publications, speeches and tours, coordinating children's activities, donations and special events. Candidates must have strong writing and organizational skills; be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher; must have a clean driving record and a negative drug test. For more information contact Michael Vela, senior community relations coordinator at (210) 212-2515 or email email@example.com.
Serving Victims of Abuse
Public Education Interns will be working with HCWC to redesign and update its website; increase campus awareness by getting Texas State organizations and departments involved; make presentations and organize media campaigns; recruit volunteers and interns for HCWC programs; and help with special projects such as awareness month activities and fundraisers. An application is available at the HCWC website (www.hcwc.org.) Deadline for fall internships is June 15; for spring internships Nov. 14 and for summer internships, April 15.
Interested in Agriculture? PAID
The Texas FFA Association seeks a junior, senior or graduate student interested in agriculture issues for a paid communications internship. The intern assists in a variety of Texas FFA activities and seeks candidates skilled in written and oral communications. They must be able to communicate with the organization's leaders and manage special projects independently, as needed. Specific responsibilites include, but are not limited to: State Leadership Conference, State FFA Degree Check, Texas FFA Convention, FFA Magazine and website management. Software knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint are essential (PageMaker and Photoshop experience a plus). This is a full-time position from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, from May to August 2014. Return completed application by April 1 to Texas FFA, Summer 2014 Internship, 614 E. 12th St., Austin, Texas 78701. For more information contact Alex Abbott at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (512) 480-8045.
Tuerff-Davis EnviroMedia Inc.offers interns an opportunity to interact in all facets of the business. Working under the guidance of experienced professionals, you will learn the skills needed to excel in an agency environment. Interested students should have strong organizational and writing skills. EnviroMedia offers internships in account service, media and creative services. Students must be available to work at least three days per week for a total of 12 to 15 hours. Internships are unpaid. Send your résumé, creative cover letter, writing samples (if available) and a serious news release concerning the invention of the electric pencil sharpener to email@example.com. The subject of your email should note the area in which you are interested: account service, media or creative. Visit the company's website to download an internship application. Fax your completed application and résumé to the attention of Human Resources at (512) 476-4392. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Absolutely no phone calls.
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 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.
With a new convention center and a bustling retail and University community, the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce presents a great experience. The intern gets to work closely with the Communications Manager to develop, implement and manage the Chamber’s image, information and promotion in meeting the overall goals of the Chamber. Update communications, the website, produce webinars, email members, produce newsletters, membership materials, program materials, press releases and more. Assist the Front Desk Manager with duties, as needed; assist with the preparation and distribution of relocation packages, event invitations and other mailings; assist with organizing and promoting all events, special meetings and key activities. Send resume and cover letter to Robert Watts at email@example.com. For more information call (512) 393-5913.
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.
Respected Fortune 200 company
USAA, which serves almost six million members of the military community, offers internships and career paths in the areas of community relations, corporate communications, government relations and public relations. It has locations in San Antonio, Sacramento, Phoenix, Colorado Springs, Norfolk, Va., and Tampa, Fla. USAA comes to campus at the larger job fairs organized by Career Services. For more information visit https://www.usaa.apply2jobs.com/default.htm.
The Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau seeks students for its Marketing Communications Internship. The intern will assist with compiling events calendars, work with an external advertising agency and other projects to promote Austin to leisure and convention travelers; update publications and create content; respond to media requests; review and log media and editorial coverage; compile events calendars and produce web content with our Interactive Marketing Manager; and write news releases and media advisories. Send resumes to Rebekah Grmela at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information contact her at (512) 583-7219. See http://www.austintexas.org. Deadlines for receiving resumes: mid-November for the spring semester; May 1 for the summer; and the first week of August for the fall semester.
Public Citizen, a public interest group in Austin, has openings for the fall. The unpaid positions are open to undergraduate and graduate students. Interns with PC work with the press, the Legislature and other public interest groups to change laws and educate the public on environmental, consumer rights and ethics issues. Interns usually develop presentations for various audiences, run citizen-organizing campaigns, and research and write reports - on topics from renewable energy to ethics reform - that are released to the media and the legislature. As integral parts of a busy advocacy team, PC interns often set up and conduct press conferences, organize demonstrations, and write op/eds for major newspapers. They have also testified before legislative committees, lobbied legislators, and presented issues on television and radio. Interns set their own schedules but typically work 15 hours per week. Internships are unpaid. Send your resume, a short writing sample and a cover letter detailing why you want to intern here and how a Public Citizen internship will fit into your future career and academic plans to Rachel McClure at email@example.com.
Morningside Research and Consulting conducts public policy research and analysis in the health and human services field, publishing reports on the financing and delivery of publicly-funded health care programs. The company is offering a 10 to 15-hour internship that pays $10 an hour. The intern will support company efforts to market and disseminate its research. Responsibilities may include: Developing ommunications/marketing strategies and proposal; creating and maintaining project schedules; scheduling, maintaining and developing content for website and electronic newsletters; creating and maintaining a contact database; assisting with the production of reports; writing fact sheets, press releases and marketing materials; and tracking and maintaining news clippings. Candidates should have strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines. Candidates must have experience with visual communication, including charts and graphs, and be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher). Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter (required) by email to Shari Holland at firstname.lastname@example.org by Sept. 10.
Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, New Media
The American Heart Association, one of the nation's great nonprofit organizations, offers an unpaid internship in Austin. Interns will work with Pat Byrum, corporate marketing director. Anyone interested in event planning will benefit from working on several programs and events, including the Heart Ball, Go Red and a fall golf tournament. Send a cover letter and resume immediately to Pat Byrum at email@example.com.
Journalism, Public Relations, New Media
Interns at the Capital Area Food Bank in Austin, 8201 S. Congress Ave., support the Communications Director and the Advocacy and Online Marketing Manager in their efforts to educate the public, media and community organizations about the programs and services of CAFB. Among the interns' duties will be to edit newsletters and other publications; edit and update the website; submit content to third-party websites; conduct web-based research; update community calendars; design and create collateral materials; create PowerPoint presentations, Web banners and other materials; update media coverage archive and media lists; attend meetings with the communications director; volunteer at events for CAFB; and perform clerical projects. Course credit available. Email resume, cover letter and one writing sample with subject: "Internship Application" to: Kerri Qunell (Texas State alumna), Communications Director, firstname.lastname@example.org.
PAID — National Pork Producers Council
The National Pork Producers Council offers four paid internship positions during the fall, spring and summer terms. The NPPC Washington Internship program seeks candidates to work in communications, environmental sciences, international trade and science and technology. Interns perform as full-time employees and assume the same responsibilities and tasks as other employees in the office. The internship program is three to four months with flexible start and finish dates depending on the interns’ availability. The internship pays $500 a week (after taxes). The deadline for the fall is July 1; for spring, the first of November; and for summer, March 1. For more information, visit http://www.nppc.org/about/internship.html.
The Williamson County (Round Rock, Georgetown) offers its public information intern $10 an hour for 10 to 15 hours a week. The intern will assist the public information office write and distribute news releases and other informational pieces; assist in writing and creating a monthly electronic newsletter; update the e-newsletter distribution list; handle administrative and clerical work on public information projects; assist with county events such as groundbreakings, openings and celebrations; assist in working with the media; and monitor local media for county news. The County office, located at 301 S.E. Inner Loop, Suite 109, in Georgetown, seeks qualified juniors and seniors. It is looking for a student who writes and communicates well and knows Word, Excel and Outlook. Submit a resume, letter and three references to Connie Watson, public information officer, Williamson County at email@example.com. For more information call (512) 943-1663 or visit www.wilco.org.
Public Relations, Journalism
The Society of Mexican-American Engineers and Scientists is based in Houston but seeks interns who can work 12-20 hours a week. They can participate in this internship and go to school in San Marcos. The internship pays $8 an hour and involves doing research, writing news releases and articles for newsletters, magazines and the group’s website. Other assignments include publicizing special events, assisting in the development of product and service marketing materials, making phone calls to media, updating media lists, writing and producing a monthly newsletter and editing and proofing various marketing pieces. The intern will receive paid travel to the annual MAES conference. Submit your resume; a letter explaining your interest in this program and your career goals; and one original feature/news article (500-1,000 words long) on any subject. Also required is a photocopy of your college transcript and at least one letter of recommendation from a faculty member or adviser who knows your writing and editing abilities. Send information to MAES, 11500 Northwest Freeway, Suite 200V, Houston, Texas 77092. Questions? Write firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Media, Journalism
KXAN-Austin is looking for interns to join its web team. You'll be right in the middle of the action, interacting with reporters, anchors and producers, and helping to provide content for KXAN.com and TheCWAustin.com. Tasks would include editing copy, posting video, keeping an eye on wires, creating online photo galleries and much more. Beyond that, you'll have a chance to contribute your ideas to better Austin's most popular broadcast TV website. Knowledge of AP style is a must. Candidates will be required to take a brief copy-editing test. You must be registered in an internship class and receive credit during the semester you intern. This internship is an unpaid position, and you must be available to work 15 or more hours per week. Spring, summer and fall internships are available. Send a cover letter, resume and three references to email@example.com and include "Web Team Internship" in the subject line."
Public Relations, Advertising
Capital Sports & Entertainment is an integrated management and marketing firm providing 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. Visit planetcse.com for more information.
Austin Universal Entertainment, Inc. is always on the lookout for talented professionals with a good attitude and a strong desire to learn in the entertainment industry. The company is accepting resumes for possible internships. Mail resumes to AUE at the following address: 1701 Directors Boulevard, Suite 350, Austin, Texas 78744. Or email an attachment in plain text .doc format to: Katie Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls please.
Propaganda Media Group in San Marcos offers internships to students who have a passion for music and the musicians who produce it. This firm gets the word out about their musical clients to the marketplace of listeners. Send a cover letter and resume to Vickie Lucero at email@example.com. Other contact information: 535-2286, Propaganda Media Group, 1538 W. Hopkins St., San Marcos, Texas 78667.
The Austin-San Antonio Corridor Council has opportunities for paid internships for students involving major transportation and communications issues. Students will have numerous opportunities in writing, planning and implementing a variety of events. Interns will work through Ann Rogers (ann.thecorridor.org). Call (512) 558-7360 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public Relations & Advertising
Fall, Spring, Summer
Work this spring 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.
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 letter and resume 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 jweber at klru.org. Application deadline for the spring internship is Oct. 25; for the summer, March 15. Deadline for the fall 2007 internship has passed (May 15). Note it for next year.
All Journalism, Advertising, Public Relations
Deadline for summer internships with National Public Radio (NPR) in Washington, D.C., or Culver City, CA, 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, DC 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.
Retama Park, a nationally known horse racing facility near San Antonio, seeks interns to assist in the promotion of the race track. Duties entail writing news releases and other content for publicatons. Send cover letter and resume to Retama Park, P.O. Box 47535, San Antonio, Texas 78265; (210) 651-7051. Website: www.retamapark.com.
Broadcasting, Journalism, Public Relations
PBS in Austin offers an unpaid internship this fall. Students may perform duties for course credit. The position requires working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; excellent writing and research skills. Basic HTML or web development skills are helpful but not required. The station is looking for someone who has an interest in public relations, journalism, speechwriting or communications. The intern will assist in the production of the Daily Digest, a compilation of media news stories distributed to senior staff; with station research in support of the president's station visits; perform research on topics such as new media and fundraising for speeches; assist with research and story writing for the PBScoop, a weekly employee newsletter; assist with the development of the PBS Intranet; other projects will be assigned based on intern's interests and skills.
Unpaid internship for hospitality industry
Hawkins Public Relations, a fast-growing boutique PR firm specializing in leading hotels, resorts and spas is offering an unpaid eight-week summer internship opportunity. Applicants should be polished, enthusiastic, service-oriented and eager to learn and grow. Strong writing and verbal skills are imperative. The position will offer hands-on experience and expect interns to assume a standard workload. Two weeks of the internship will be spent at Sea Island Resorts, off the coast of Georgia, in an intern exchange. A full outline of the internship is available to applicants. To apply, please submit the following: cover letter, resume, three writing samples and three references. It may all be emailed to RWhite@hawkinspr.com. Please put INTERNSHIP in the subject line.
Unpaid, Hours Negotiable
Innovation Event Management is seeking an event management intern. This position will be assisting and providing support to the CEO and President as well as Event Managers while they prepare for upcoming events. Other projects for the company may include: Answering phones and handling exhibitor and customer questions, ad production follow-up, website content maintenance, jury application management, and other customer service projects. Job requirements include some experience in marketing and strong customer service, excellent communication skills, good work ethic and a desire to learn. Sales experience is also a plus! This is a unpaid position and the hours per week are negotiable. Innovation Event Management (IEM) is an Austin, Texas based event and marketing firm that produces and manages a wide variety of events in the Southwest United States. IEM produces more than 40 events each year including conferences, festivals, consumer shows, and nonprofit events. Visit iemshows.com for more information. Please, no phone calls about this job. Reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
El Buen Samaritano Episcopal Mission seeks a communications intern for its community relations office. Interns will edit newsletters and other publications; edit or update EBS website copy; submit EBS content to third-party websites; update calendars; design and create collateral materials; create and update media coverage archives system; update media lists and address lists; volunteer at events; fulfill some clerical projects as needed. Interns must have copy editing proficiency, know the MS Word Office Suite and have reliable transportation. Email resume and cover letter with subject "Internship Application" to Ivan Davila, community relations coordinator, email@example.com.
Marketing Intern/Minimum Wage
Patton Medical Devices is seeking a marketing intern to help with a national market launch of the I-Port Injection Port. It seeks an outgoing, hands-on individual who can operate independently in a collaborative team environment. Interns will work with new and existing products, promotions (events), trade show activities, research, and much more. They will help coordinate travel arrangements, maintain marketing budgets, collateral inventory and handle other assigned duties. Juggle multiple projects, meet deadlines and work with a variety of professionals in different departments. Proficiency in Microsoft Office a must; familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite is helpful. Submit a cover letter and resume to Jay Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (512) 279-0372 or mail to 3108 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas 78705.
Bilingual intern for Hispanic Outreach
TPWD is seeking a bi-lingual intern to work with the Communications Director to fine-tune an Hispanic outreach strategy that includes developing a plan to provide TPWD’s many communication products such as print and video news releases to Spanish-speaking audiences. The internship is 20 hours a week, $9.50 - $11.50 an hour, based on experience and fluency. Minimum requirements are completion of 18 semester hours and overall GPA of 2.0. Please call TPWD Communications Director Lydia Saldaña for additional information: 512-389-4557. Additional info about TPWD and TPWD media communications products: http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/
Paid internships for summer and fall
Work with the award-winning Medicaid/CHIP Division of this Commission. Visit the link below and complete the State of Texas application, which may be sent through the accssHR website or faxed to HR Service Center (866) 245-3646 (Attention: Recruiting). The job identification number is 90557. The link is http://rm.accesshr.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/careerportal/Job Profile.cfm?szorderID=90557&szReturnToSearch=1&&szWordsToHighlight. Questions? Call (512) 491-1706.