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BEFORE applying for any of the following internships, contact and meet with Internship Coordinator Chuck Kaufman (kaufman@txstate.edu). Any internship you seek must provide opportunities to produce work for an internship portfolio. If you wish to receive course credit for an internship, download and complete the Internship Application. Don't forget to submit an unofficial transcript with your completed application. Then, drop it off in the main office in OM102. 

LAST UPDATED: October 25, 2018.


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  • Snackbox is a boutique public relations and graphic design agency specializing in food and consumer marketing, headquartered in Austin, Texas. Our clients include Smoothie King, Sunwarrior, and The Biem Butter Sprayer. 

    We are looking for part-time candidates for our prestigious apprentice program. Ideal qualities include: hardworking, energetic, driven, with an interest in public relations. The selected candidate(s) will take part in a sophisticated internship program offering real world public relations experience complete with media list building, creation of media materials, media outreach, campaign analysis and reporting. 

    How to Apply 
    If you are interested in this opportunity, please email bonjour@snackbox.us with a brief note telling us why you should be a Snackbox candidate along with your resume. Please use ‘Snackbox PR Intern’ as an email subject line.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop media lists and reporter research 
    • Assist in creating media strategies 
    • Create media materials 
    • Conduct media outreach 
    • Develop reporting for clients 
    • Create a final report on intern program 

    Requirements

    • Excellent grammar, spelling and composition as well as oral communication and interpersonal skills 
    • Strong attention to detail 
    • Ability to work in a team as well as independently 
    • Ability to organize and prioritize deadlines 
    • Initiative, creativity and strategic-thinking skills 
    • Strong research skills 
    • Public Relations experience is not required 
    • Must be classified as a senior in college 

  • BigTuna Interactive, an interactive agency specializing in web development and site optimizations. We are looking for bright and enthusiastic talent in the Austin area. An internship with BigTuna Interactive provides a unique opportunity to participate in various aspects of digital marketing, like website development, web design, search engine marketing, project management and more -- an experience rarely available at larger agencies.

    Our perfect catch has excellent written and spoken communication skills, is detail oriented, motivated and eager to learn. A positive attitude and sense of humor are necessities. Knowledge of HTML is preferred and candidate MUST be proficient in Word, Excel & PowerPoint (Mac equivalents are bonus) and be available at least 20 hours per week between 9am-6pm Monday-Friday.

    Please send your resume to jobs@bigtunainteractive.com.

  • Our team is seeking interns (public relations, social media, and business development/sales) to join our growing, innovative, fast-paced team to learn and gain hands-on experience in the field of public relations, in areas of expertise, including media relations, social media, community programming, strategic planning and event coordination. All of these elements work together to ultimately share our clients’ stories with the world and energize the communities around us.

    PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN

    Responsibilities:

    • Building and maintaining media lists
    • Drafting and editing copy for press releases and other relevant materials
    • Reviewing and assisting with reporting of all media hits and mentions
    • Writing and editing blog posts
    • Maintaining awards and speaking engagement calendars for clients
    • Posting calendar event listings for relevant client events
    • Attending media appearances, press conferences, and events to assist with interviews, segments, and other relevant media-related needs
    • Researching industry trends and staying up-to-date on current events
    • Contributing toward strategic positioning and messaging documents
    • Attending meetings and taking notes
    • Additional tasks as needed

    Required skills:

    • Great writer
    • Exceptional interpersonal communications skills
    • Task-oriented
    • Creative storyteller
    • Professional demeanor
    • Interested in learning
    • Resourcefulness
    • Results-driven
    • Takes ownership

    SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

    Responsibilities:

    • Building and maintaining social influencer lists
    • Creating content for social media postings and communication
    • Reviewing and assisting with reporting of social media analytics
    • Writing and editing blog posts
    • Researching industry trends and staying up-to-date on current events
    • Assisting with livestreams for clients to serve as part of the overall communications campaign
    • Ideation to maintain progressive, consistently improving presence of client social media accounts
    • Attending events to support with onsite social media efforts

    Required skills:

    • Content development experience
    • Social media savvy
    • Task-oriented
    • Professional demeanor
    • Interested in learning
    • Resourcefulness
    • Results-driven
    • Takes ownership
    • Great eye for visual images and design
    • Understanding of communication with targeted audiences
    • Comprehension of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Reddit), scheduling tools, and livestreaming capabilities (Experience a plus)
    • Great interpersonal communications to combine with the craft of conveying messages through digital media platforms

    SALES & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INTERN

    Responsibilities:

    • Researching industry trends, markets, and prospects
    • Drafting copy to assist with proposal development
    • Studying and applying market analysis for variety of industries
    • Contributing toward strategic positioning and messaging documents
    • Attending meetings and taking notes
    • Additional tasks as needed

    Required skills:

    • Exceptional writer, experience in grant or proposal writing in courses is a plus
    • Task-oriented
    • Professional demeanor
    • Interested in learning
    • Resourcefulness
    • Results-driven
    • Takes ownership

    Other details for all internship positions:

    • Job type: Part-time, on-site (12-16 hours per week)
    • Job length: Estimated dates: January 5 – May 18*
    • College Credit for internship preferred, but not required.
    • Compensation: First semester internships are unpaid; may earn college credit for the internship.

    *Slight flexibility with start/end dates, due to scheduling of semesters.

    How to apply:

    To apply for an internship, please send:

    • Cover letter
    • Resume
    • One writing sample
    • Your personal mission/purpose
    • And your favorite spot in San Antonio to tanya@sammisochoa.com.

    Qualified applicants will be notified by email for interviews.

    For more information, visit http://www.sammisochoa.com/work-at-sammis-ochoa/.

  • 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 $229 million, it is the world's largest independent public relations firm.

    For more information on internships/jobs, visit https://www.edelman.com/careers.

  • Hot Dog Marketing is looking for a college junior, senior or recent graduate in public relations, journalism, communication studies who can help the agency CEO complete some great projects for this fast growing marketing agency.

    Deadline: April/May for Fall Internships (August – December)

    Interested in applying? Here’s what they need:

    1. 500 Word Essay

    Why do you think Hot Dog Marketing’s internship program is a great fit for you and your career?

    1. Your Resume
    2. 2 Previous Writing Samples in the form of an article, blog, or press release
    3. Creative Writing Project (500 words)

    Would you rather be a Pit Bull or a Chihuahua? Justify your answer.

    Candidates that pass the initial screening process will be asked to come in for an interview. One candidate for each semester will be chosen.

    Send your application materials to: jobs@hotdogpr.com

    Have questions? Call 512-537-6575.

  • Spurs Sports and Entertainment is looking for talented, innovative and enthusiastic individuals who thrive in a fast paced environment to join our family.

    For a current listing of internships, visit https://www.nba.com/spurs/our-jobs.

  • Giant Noise, a full-service public relations firm that handles corporate, media, culinary, music and entertainment clients, seeks interns in social media and public relations. The social media intern will 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, manage and organize media hits.

    Submit your resume, cover letter and interview availability to Madeline Ritchie at madeline@giantnoise.com.

  • Pierpont Communications, an integrated communications agency, offers 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. For more information, visit Pierpont Communications' website.

    Send a resume and cover letter to the following contacts, noting the office and semester for which you’d like to apply.

    Houston: houinterns@piercom.com
    Austin: hdodson@piercom.com 
    Dallas: dalinterns@piercom.com

  • Looking for an internship where you’ll do more than get coffee or write drafts that may never make it beyond your computer? Look no further, Komen Austin offers a robust internship program that provides college students (and recent grads) with real-world work knowledge and resume/portfolio building skills!

    Check out our wide variety of opportunities and send your resume to intern@komenaustin.org. Note: Interns must commit to at least 15 hours of work per week on weekdays between 9:00am & 5:00pm. While our internships are unpaid, we do work with universities to offer course credit.

    Internship Job Descriptions:

    Year-Round Application Deadlines:

    • Spring semester applications due November 1st
    • Summer semester applications due April 1st
    • Fall semester applications due August 1st

    *Please note that a two semester commitment is preferred for applicants.

    If available for two semesters (Spring through Summer OR Summer through Fall) please note this in your cover letter.

  • 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.

    Contact 512.353.1420 or email unitedway@centurytel.net for more information.

  • Fashion X owns Fashion X Austin, Austin Fashion WeekFashion X Dallas?and Fashion X Houston. We have internships available year round for current students or college graduates. We are currently seeking writers, photographers, graphic designers, and web designers to work with FashionXAustin.com. For those interested in gaining sales, marketing, PR, and event planning experience, we have positions working with our live events.?We tailor your internship experience to your areas of interest and hours are flexible depending on your availability. Our internships may be for academic credit, but it is not required. All internships are unpaid. Direct any questions to hello@fashionx.co.

    To apply, visit http://fashionx.co/intern/.

  • The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University is seeking interns to assist in content creation, social media marketing, web design and web analytics, Work with the School of Journalism and Mass Communication website (masscomm.txstate.edu), analyzing user behavior with Google Analytics, redesigning several landing pages, promoting the school using Twitter and other social media tools and updating the SJMC blog. Students must have a working knowledge of HTML/CSS. Students who are self-starters are invited to send your resumes to Jon Zmikly (OM230Z) at jz18@txstate.edu.

  • Elizabeth Christian Public Relations (ECPR) has offered an extensive internship program since 1995. An internship opportunity is given to one student per semester. The intern applicant must be a senior or recent graduate majoring in public relations. The intern will be included in challenging assignments and client work and will be paid $13/hour. Our intern will work 15 hours per week on MWF 9 a.m.-2 p.m. It is important for the intern to commit to the internship for the entire semester.

    Interns perform such tasks as creating media lists, coordinating research projects, providing event assistance, monitoring and clipping media coverage, doing social media posts, writing and editing press materials, distributing news releases, assembling media kits and helping with various administrative duties. The intern will be assigned a staff mentor.

    Ideal candidates have had numerous public relations classes, have strong writing skills, are familiar with the Associated Press (AP) writing style and are comfortable with creating and editing lists in Microsoft Excel. Candidates must complete an application and provide a resume, cover letter and professional letter of recommendation from a previous employer or internship supervisor. If a professional letter is not available, a letter of recommendation from a public relations professor will suffice.

    Deadlines are typically December 1 for the spring semester; April 27 for the summer semester; and August 11 for the fall semester.

    To apply, visit http://www.echristianpr.com/intern-application.

  • United Way of Williamson County seeks interns to work with 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 events. 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 laurie@unitedway-wc.org.

    For current internship postings, visit https://www.unitedway-wc.org/careers-internships.

  • A Creative Civilization public relations internship will provide a qualified college junior or senior with the opportunity to gain experience working in a full-service, integrated marketing, advertising and public relations firm. Under the mentorship and direction of Public Relations team members, the intern will be tasked with supporting client-related projects and/or deliverables within an entry-level position of responsibility. This is an unpaid internship with school credit available.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Drafts news releases, media advisories, talking points, media materials and other items as assigned
    • Media Relations: outreach, pitching, follow-up and other tasks as assigned
    • Research and build media lists, databases and other materials as assigned
    • Research and collect information for client materials
    • Interact with vendors and media
    • Track client coverage: media monitoring and press clipping
    • Participate in brainstorm sessions
    • Assist in planning client events
    • Assist and staff client events
    • Assist with managing and innovating social media strategies

    Qualifications, experience and education:

    • Minimum of 15 hours per week with hours between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
    • Must be an student enrolled at an accredited university or graduate student enrolled full-time
    • Excellent written communication skills
    • Background in mass communication; existing PR knowledge preferred
    • Knowledge of AP Style
    • Strong interpersonal skills

    APPLICATION PROCESS:

    Interested students should email a resume and cover letter to Patricia Perez at pperez@creativecivilization.com

  • 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.

    Desired applicants will have completed at least four semesters of undergraduate course work, have an interest in public relations/design, possess a positive attitude and professional demeanor, and have a level of familiarity with Microsoft Office, Facebook, Twitter, and Cision. Design interns must know Adobe Creative Suite and have an online or physical portfolio to show.

    Please submit a resume and an introductory note to info@wyattbrand.com - no phone calls please.

  • Why BCW?

    BCW, created in early 2018 following the merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, is an award-winning, integrated brand communications agency within WPP, the world’s largest media and communications services conglomerate. We work hard to deliver creative campaigns that are deeply grounded in consumer and marketplace insights, backed by a full-suite of strategic services to meet the needs of our clients. At BCW Austin, our roster of clients includes Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Alcon, Fruit of the Loom, Cirque du Soleil, Newell Rubbermaid/Elmer’s (makers of the original Slime) and SONIC Drive-In. The Austin office is located in the heart of downtown, close to the historic Texas State Capitol. The semester-long internship enables interns to support a variety of public relations and digital media activities while developing real-world skills for a future career in public relations and marketing communications.

    Internship Responsibilities:

    The typical day for an intern will include any of the following:

    • Conducting online research and analysis
    • Writing press materials
    • Researching and compiling client media coverage reports
    • Building media lists, pitch plans and drafting media pitches 
    • Researching editorial opportunities and providing analysis
    • Participating in client and new business brainstorms
    • Developing internal and client meeting notes and recaps
    • Pitching to the media and influencers
    • Assisting with media trainings and event preparation
    • Supporting social media channels by creating content and reporting results

    Qualifications:

    • Strong research and writing skills as well as working knowledge of digital media practices
    • Interest in public relations, communications, business/marketing, digital/social media, research, analytics, sociology and/or cultural trends
    • Undergraduates at the junior level and above or graduate students in a related field (must be currently enrolled as a student)
    • Availability to work 20 hours per week for the semester
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
    • BCW Austin is unable to provide any relocation assistance for those applying out of the area/state

    Pay Rate: Paid internship ($14/hour)

    Requirements The following information is required in order to be considered for an internship at BCW, please share as PDFs.

    • A cover letter expressing your interest and goals for the internship. Limit to one page.
    • Your resume.

    A writing test will be distributed to applicants who make it through the first round of the review process. It will be sent via email to those who need to complete it and will be due within 48 hours.

    Please email all documents as PDF attachments to Kirstie Russell at AustinInternship@cohnwolfe.com.

  • If you’re interested in interning with Breakaway PR, we require that interns are studying public relations or journalism and are a junior or senior in college. Note that our internship program is unpaid but may qualify for course credit. We will be contacting potential summer interns on or before the end of April. Please email Alexia Zamora alexia@breakaway-pr.com with a cover letter, resume and writing sample.

    You can reach us Monday through Friday, 9:00 am until 6:00 pm CST.

    T: 512-761-4567
    E: assist@breakaway-pr.com

  • Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) is a statewide 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission of educating and engaging Texans to take responsibility for improving their community environment. Founded in 1967, KTB works with almost 400 affiliate organizations from around the state in the areas of litter prevention, beautification and waste reduction. Keep Texas Beautiful is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful.

    General information and duration of internship:

    Internships at the Keep Texas Beautiful are paid hourly. Parking is included at no additional cost. The program’s normal duration is a maximum of one semester. Internships will be conducted in-office.

    Intern Responsibilities:

    KTB seeks a Marketing & Communications Intern to support our affiliate programs, communications and resources. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter with exceptional organizational, writing and communication skills, who is eager to gain experience in all aspects of nonprofit management. The Marketing & Communications Intern reports to the Communications Director. The position is based in Austin, Texas and requires approximately 5% travel. Interns make an important contribution to the operation of Keep Texas Beautiful. Our interns are given hands-on responsibilities and experience. Within your working units you serve as a member of a team and perform needed functions.

    • Research historical, environmental and relevant content stories for content creation
    • Collaborate with KTB leaders to highlight for member content; with guidance from Communications Director write findings into blog posts
    • Support blogs and social media posts with graphic tools like Canva and Adobe InDesign
    • Produce written content for blog posts, social media, email/enews, press/media pitches and more
    • Coordinate and support Communications department through CMS and CRM organization, digital assets and more as needed
    • Attends staff and department meetings when appropriate

    Qualifications:

    Requires a student (sophomore level or higher preferred) enrolled in a college or university. We prefer that applicants utilize this position to receive school credit. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Systems required. Experience with Adobe Design products, content creation and digital marketing a plus. Should demonstrate good interpersonal skills and maintain professional business office appearance. Must be able to follow oral and written instruction. Strong written and verbal communication skills and excellent organizational skills required.

    Application deadlines and Start dates:

    • Fall Semester: Application deadline – August 10; Start date – week of Labor Day
    • Spring Semester: Application deadline – November 15; Start date – week of MLK holiday
    • Summer Semester: Application deadline – May 19 - Start date – June 26 (negotiable)

    Contact information:

    Please submit a resume and relevant writing sample to apply.

    Marketing Communications – rebekah@ktb.org

    General – info@ktb.org

  • The Boys and Girls Club 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 mark.terry@bgcsct.org.

  • The Long Center is currently accepting applications for future internships. Internships are available in the following departments: Marketing, Development and Fundraising, Education, Administration and Finance, Programming, Box Office and Web Development.

    • Spring application deadline: November 8
    • Summer application deadline: EXTENDED THROUGH May 16
    • Fall application deadline: October 1

    For current internship postings, visit http://thelongcenter.org/education/internships/.

  • We offer variety of student and volunteer internships for anyone interested in gaining insight and experience in the film industry. All internships are unpaid. 

    Internships consist of a regular weekly work schedule within a particular AFF department and are designed to expand participants professional knowledge and experience.

    For questions about the internship and volunteer programs, or for more information on specific departments, please call 512-478-4795 or email officemanager@austinfilmfestival.com.

    To fill out an internship application, visit the Austin Film Festival website.

  • 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.

    To view current internship postings, visit https://www.wildflower.org/about/jobs.

  • The Office of Public Affairs (OPA) Internship Program provides students the opportunity to support OPA's mission of managing external and internal communications for the department. OPA responds to national media inquiries, maintains and updates the department's website (DHS.gov), writes speeches for principals and coordinates speaking events for department officials. We foster strategic communication throughout the department and with external stakeholders. We manage the department's organizational identity program, which includes use of the DHS seal and related guidelines. OPA oversees the department's employee communication activities, which includes town hall meetings between management and employees, and an intranet site. Our incident communications program guides overall federal incident communication activity and coordinates with state, local, and international partners to ensure accurate and timely distribution of information to the public during a crisis.

    For more information, visit https://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-careers/public-affairs.

  • Compensation: Unpaid Internship

    Hours: Minimum of 16 hours, but 32 hours per week preferred. Flexible schedule.

    Summary

    Founded in 1990, National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) is an organization of journalists, media professionals, educators and students working from within the news industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues. NLGJA has been a beacon for LGBT journalists through its education, networking and training programs – most especially its national convention, the largest gathering of its kind. NLGJA opposes all forms of workplace bias and provides professional development to its members.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist the Communications Coordinator in developing and executing a communications strategy to highlight NLGJA’s 25th Anniversary in 2015.
    • Actively monitor and assist in producing content for NLGJA social media channels.
    • Coordinate an outreach effort to contact NLGJA founding members and key stakeholders to assemble a milestone perspective of NLGJA’s first 25 years.

    Requirements

    • Raising college junior or senior seeking a degree in Marketing, Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, English or related field.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Excellent oral and written skills, ability to edit/proofread using Associated Press guidelines a plus.
    • Must be comfortable making phone calls.
    • Must work well in a team-oriented environment.
    • Must be detail oriented and able to manage multiple projects.
    • Must function well under pressure and be a creative problem solver.
    • General interest in additional aspects of Marketing and Communication a plus.
    • Demonstrate a broad understanding of LGBT issues.
    • Non-profit, Journalism or Public Relations experience preferred.

    Disclaimer

    The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

    Working Environment

    This position performs the majority of their work at NLGJA national office, which is a shared space with other organizations. The atmosphere is business casual and friendly. Some local travel may be optional for offsite meetings, but is not a requirement. This position requires the ability to operate standard business office equipment, including exchanging information, collecting, compiling and preparing work documents and organizing and maintaining work files. This position reports directly to the Communications & Program Coordinator or their designee.

    For more information, visit https://www.nlgja.org/blog/2014/09/communications-and-marketing-intern/.

  • The South by Southwest Music and Film Festival offers unpaid internships and volunteer opportunities for its international mega-event. Visit volunteer.sxsw.com/internships for more information.

    SXSW week 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 website for more detailed job descriptions.

    Questions? Email: intern@sxsw.com

  • Estilo Communications, a certified Woman/Minority Owned/HUB business, was established in 1989. We are an Austin-based public relations, community outreach and strategic planning agency with deep roots in the community. While Estilo Communications is exceptionally skilled at targeting and reaching the community-at-large, we are best known for our unique understanding of the multicultural communities.

    For those interested in an internship with Estilo Communications, please send a current resume and writing sample to intern@estilopr.com.

  • Motivated, organized students who seek an internship at a full-service communications and public relations firm. The ideal candidates are juniors and seniors in college who have previous internship experience and will be able to allot a block of time each day they are available for this position. Students studying public relations or a communications-related field are preferred, but it is not mandatory for consideration.

     

    Pay

    Interns are compensated at $12 an hour.

     

    Schedule

    Interns are required to work 15 to 20 hours per week. Flexible office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

     

    Description of Duties

    Writing news releases, media alerts and memos, pitching media, conducting client research, drafting social media posts, media database management, tracking media, assisting in event planning, performing the occasional general office task and miscellaneous projects that may arise.

    Benefits

    Exposure to the workings of a full-service communications, public relations and public affairs firm; opportunity to build professionalism, multitasking, time and project management skills; interaction with all levels of staff.

    To Apply

    If you are interested, please submit your resume with a cover letter and a writing sample to our intern coordinator at internships@hahnpublic.com.
    Hahn Public traditionally accepts three interns for each spring, summer and fall semester. Interviewing begins approximately two months before the start of each semester.

    For more information, visit https://hahnpublic.com/contact/public-relations-internship/.

  • EDF offers internships and fellowships for students and recent graduates in a variety of programs and departments throughout the organization. The ultimate goal of our internship and fellowship program is to provide high-quality experiences (including relevant projects and opportunities for networking) that form the foundation for any individual who is serious about pursuing an environmental career.

    The intern will work with the EDF+Business marketing and communications team to research conferences and identify media opportunities for EDF’s experts. The intern will learn how to use media tracking technologies and work with the team to optimize enagement on social media and elevate awareness of EDF’s work.

    Term

    10 weeks during the winter/spring

    Hours

    21 hours/week preferred. Note: hours are flexible, but priority will be given to candidates who can dedicate a significant amount of time to the internship opportunity. Please indicate in your cover letter approximately how many hours/week you may be available for the internship.

    Application Materials

    Interested applicants should attach their cover letter and resume to the EDF application.

    To apply, visit https://www.edf.org/jobs/marketing-and-communications-intern.

  • Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Jessica Cruz (jcruz@haysfoodbank.org) for review and consideration.

    *Cover letter MUST include your desired time frame as well as desired internship.

    An internship is a great way to gain experience, learn new skills, and network with professionals. We accept internship applications for fall, spring and summer semesters. Interns may seek class credit through their universities or colleges if they choose to, but it is not required. All internships are unpaid.

    To view a full listing of internship opportunities, visit http://www.haysfoodbank.org/internships.aspx.

  • AARP offers internship opportunities in a wide array of areas for undergraduates, graduates and post graduates. Start your career journey at AARP to gain meaningful experience, interact with a diverse group of team members and participate in challenging and rewarding work.

    Intern Experience

    AARP Internships offer a combination of on-the-job training and an introduction to AARP’s culture and values. Interns are a valuable member of the AARP team from day one and contribute significantly to organizational initiatives that advance our strategic mission and vision.

     

    Internships are available throughout the organization, including our National Office in Washington, D.C. and our offices located in the states and U.S. Territories. AARP offers internships to students who are currently enrolled in degree seeking programs. Non-traditional internships are also available for returning professionals currently enrolled in a college course. Summer internships typically last 8-12 weeks. Year round internships can extend up to 12 months.

    For more information, visit https://careers.aarp.org/page/show/interns/sortdesc-location/.

  • INK Public Relations, a boutique communications agency specializing in media and analyst relations for tech and clean energy industries, seeks interns to work part-time (10-20 hours a week). Interns will work directly with account executives.

    To find current listings, visit https://www.ink-co.com/careers/.

  • Work side-by-side with agency owner, Vera Fischer, to conduct the following tasks:
    * Create Marketing calendar for agency
    * Manage social media posts.
    * Create email campaigns
    * Work within Hubspot automated marketing platform
    * Database management
    * Digital Research Assistance with marketing projects as needed

    Pay = $10/hr (1099 contract worker)
    10-12 hrs per week
    Schedule is flexible
    Can work off site with some on site work
    Candidate must be detail oriented and motivated.

    Email digital resume to: vera@97dwest.com

  • 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 info@wizardofgoogle.com. For more information, call (512) 590-5957.

  • 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.

  • An internship with Austin Angels offers students hands-on experience with a quickly-growing nonprofit that requires the commitment and investment of its participants. We provide the learning and experience it takes to thrive as a committed, competent, and effective leader within the nonprofit community. Austin Angels interns will become value-centered, service-oriented, and ethical leaders. All internships are unpaid, but eligible for class credit.

    Spring Term
    Application Deadline: December 1
    Start Date: January 15
    End Date: May 9

    Summer Term
    Application Deadline: May 1
    Start Date: June 4
    End Date: August 14

    Fall Term
    Application Deadline: May 16
    Start Date: August 24
    End Date: December 22 

    To apply, visit https://www.austinangels.com/internships.html.

  • Turner offers a variety of internship programs for college juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent graduates. Opportunities are available year-round across our News, Entertainment, Sports, and Corporate divisions and include hands-on learning experience in a variety of functions including: Editorial, Production, Design, PR, Marketing, Digital, Finance, Accounting and Technology.

    All internship positions are paid and range from 10-12 weeks in duration for undergraduate internships and 11 months for post-graduate internship positions. Internships are offered in Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, & Washington DC.

    For more information: www.turnerjobs.com

  • NPR is looking for students and recent graduates who are smart and creative, good researchers and excellent writers. Interns need to both work well on diverse teams and thrive with individual assignments.

    Candidates don't need to know everything about NPR or public radio, but it helps to be at least a little familiar. And it doesn't hurt to love NPR.

    Interns are expected to work full time (40 hours per week). However, during winter/spring and fall semesters, part-time interns (at least 20 hours per week) will also be accommodated.

    All interns are paid $13.25 per hour. The amount received during the internship is based on hours per week and the length of the internship period.

    For more details on unique requirements for individual internship positions (cover letter, writing sample, design portfolio for example), see the internship descriptions for more details: https://www.npr.org/about-npr/181881227/want-to-be-an-npr-intern.

  • The fellowship program of the Texas Music Office (TMO) in the Office of the Governor offers college students the opportunity to develop a working knowledge of the music industry. The TMO seeks students with excellent communication skills who want to learn how the music industry works, and who want to contribute to the TMO's research, publishing and marketing efforts.

    TMO fellowship recipients are required to work at least 12 (and as many as 20) hours each week researching and marketing Texas music businesses, events and talent. Responsibilities include: interviewing Texas music businesses owners; developing business statements based on these interviews; inputting information into the TMO's databases using FileMaker and Microsoft Access; responding to information requests from industry professionals and the general public; and researching Texas music on the web. Interns also assist TMO staff with administrative duties approximately 10 percent of the time. TMO fellowships are on a volunteer basis; interns do not receive any financial, housing, or transportation compensation or assistance.

    The Texas Music Office is the economic development office for the Texas music industry, and is the sister office to the Texas Film Commission. Annual TMO publications include the online Texas Music Industry Directory, the Texas Music Events Calendar, and many more. Fellowship recipients work closely with the TMO staff in assisting with these online publications.

    Getting started in the Texas music business isn't easy. TMO fellowships are an excellent way to become aware of important professional contacts who make music their business.

    To apply, send your resume and cover letter by the semester deadline listed above to:

    Texas Music Office, Governor's Office
    P.O. Box 13246
    Austin, TX 78711

    You may also e-mail your resume and cover letter to: music [at] gov.texas.gov.

    Please call or email if you have any questions.

    For more information, visit https://gov.texas.gov/music/page/fellowship.

  • The Bullock Texas State History Museum is owned and operated by Texas's State Preservation Board.

    Offering a variety of internships the Bullock Museum in Austin, Texas, welcomes over 450,000 visitors annually with a variety of new special exhibitions, dynamic events ranging from concerts to film series to family and educational programming, the largest IMAX screen in Texas, a special effects theater, and ever-changing artifacts and installations in the Museum's trademark Texas History Galleries. As the state's official history museum, the Bullock Museum employs the best and brightest staff, who are both passionate about cultural arts and dedicated to serving the needs of every visitor.

    To view a current listing of internships, visit https://tspb.texas.gov/spb/intern/intern.html.

  • Visit Austin is a private, nonprofit 501 C-6 corporation contracted by the City of Austin to market the city as a convention and tourism destination. Under the terms of this contract, Visit Austin also houses the Film Commission, Music Office and Sports Commission. Visit Austin seeks interns for the following departments:  Convention Sales, Convention Services, Marketing Communications, Music/Film, Tourism, Sports Commission and our Visitor Center.

    Internships at Visit Austin are paid. In addition, interns receive a monthly stipend to pay for parking and transportation. The program’s general duration is a maximum of one semester. Interns are required to work 15-20 hours per week within office hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday.

    Applying students (sophomore level or higher preferred) must be enrolled in a college or university. Must receive school credit for internship or be enrolled in classes related to one of our departments listed above. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Systems required. Should demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and maintain professional appearance. 

    Application deadlines and start dates

    • Fall Semester:  Application deadline – August 1; Start date – week of Labor Day
    • Spring Semester:  Application deadline – November 15; Start date – week of MLK holiday
    • Summer Semester:  Application deadline – April 15; Start date – first week of June

    To apply: 
    Send your resume and cover letter to the attention of the following:

    Marketing Communications/Tourism: Christine Felton - cfelton@visitaustin.org

    Graphic Design - Ashley Dowgwillo - adowgwillo@visitaustin.org

  • One of the nation's great nonprofit organizations offers an unpaid internship but a great opportunity to gain experience and course credit.

    To find a current listing of internship opportunities, visit https://heart.jobs/texas/usa/jobs/.

  • The Downtown Austin Alliance offers internships in the fall, spring and summer. The internships are for full-time undergraduate or graduate students seeking class credit. 

    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 20-25 hours a week.

    Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV/resume, contact information for two references, and relevant work samples. Please send all materials electronically in PDF format (5-page max) to jobs@downtownaustin.com. 

  • The Girl Scouts of Central Texas offers internships year-round. To apply for a position, submit an intern application, criminal background check form, cover letter and resume to the Human Resource Services Department for consideration. Please indicate the position title in the subject line of your email. Please print and manually complete the documents if you do not have up-to-date Adobe.

    For more information, visit http://www.gsctx.org/en/our-council/careers.html.

  • 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. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel is essential.

    Applicants must be available to work a minimum of 15 hours per week, Monday – Friday between the hours of 9:00am – 5:00pm, at the SAS offices in San Antonio, Texas. They must also be available to work San Antonio Sports events, many of which occur on weekends and evenings, as directed by their immediate supervisors.

    Applicants must be able to provide their own housing and transportation.

    Undergraduate and graduate level students are encouraged to apply. Preference is given to students who are seeking internships for school credit.

    Interested applicants can submit a resume and cover letter to our intern coordinator, Carolyn Wheat (cwheat@sanantoniosports.org). Interviews will be scheduled with appropriate applicants.

  • Internships are a great example of Mermaid Society SMTX’s philosophy. The creation of a year-round internship program with Texas State University students who want to be part of the on-going development work for Mermaid Week SMTX is mutually beneficial. Students will have opportunity to apply their knowledge in various capacities throughout the year to gain hands on experience, develop skills, make connections, strengthen their resumes, learn about a field, and assess their interest and abilities.  

    Developing opportunities through the Mermaid Society SMTX initiative encourages synergy between students and local community, which is vital to creating an environmentally conscience culture. Students participating in this internship program can be a member of the Mermaid Society SMTX’ Advisory Committee. Members of this committee are a diverse group of stakeholders citywide representing both public and private associations.

    Students will be part of the conversations that address the stewardship of our river and enhance the arts and cultural profile of our city. Interns must be dedicated, and bring a high level of creativity, energy and vision to play a leadership role. We would anticipate opportunities for students from a variety of fields of study. Mermaid Society is an approved site for the 'work-study program' at Texas State University.   Our long range planning includes paid internship opportunities, but for now students will receive "hands-on" experience from event planning to child education. 

    To apply, visit https://www.mermaidsocietysmtx.com/internship-contact.

  • San Marcos received official Main Street Designation from the Texas Historical Commission in 1986, after starting the program in 1984 as a self-initiated project. The San Marcos Main Street Program is a program of the City of San Marcos and follows the guidelines of the Texas Main Street Center and National Trust for Historic Preservation. Main Street is a developmental program designed to capitalize on the unique character of the downtown commercial district. Programs and projects are developed to address the needs of downtown San Marcos.

    Our Dream Team is creativity in action. Much more than a typical intern, each applicant goes through an interview process and upon approval works on projects based on their "dream job." In an office where our culture words are "Capable, Contagious, Creative, Courteous, Confident and Coffee," dream team members are given an irreplaceable experience in their field. 

    Fill out an interest form here.

  • Who we are:
    We’re a statewide nonprofit organization focused on reducing chronic illness and obesity. We do this by creating technology and programming focused on building healthier lives, healthier communities, and a healthier state. There’s so much more to know, so please check us out on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/itstimetexas 

    Who we want:
    The marketing department seeks interns with strong written and in-person communication skills who can think creatively and harness their specific skills to deepen engagement with current IT’S TIME TEXAS supporters and raise awareness of the cause. The purpose of these projects is not only to help improve IT’S TIME TEXAS’ impact on the community, but also to provide valuable knowledge and experience to the intern’s education and career aspirations. 

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Work directly with and provide support to the Director of Marketing & Communications and the Marketing Specialist
    • Create content for and manage social media accounts
    • Contribute to marketing strategy for events, initiatives, and programs
    • Assist with managing the Google AdWords account and other digital advertising efforts
    • Write, edit, and manage WordPress-based blog content
    • Perform market research
    • Support the creation and development of a variety of marketing and communications materials (i.e. newsletters, posters, flyers, ads, etc.)
    • Fall interns will be required to work on Healthier Texas Summit projects the week of Summit. Supervisors should plan for this at the beginning of each fall semester.
    • Fall Interns will be required to attend and work the Healthier Texas Summit. This includes set up the day before and take down on the last day of the event. Each fall intern will receive an excused absence note from ITT to distribute to their work, school, and other commitments in lieu of this requirement. It is the intern's responsibility to communicate this requirement to their respective obligations.

    Who you are:

    • Mission focused and results driven. You’re committed to supporting the mission of IT’S TIME TEXAS and don’t shy away from challenges as you work toward positive results.
    • A team-player. You have experience utilizing a team-based approach to carry out projects.
    • Detail oriented and organized. You’re committed to ensuring organization and consistency in all activities related to marketing and communications. You coordinate and execute all tasks with accuracy and attention to detail.
    • An excellent communicator. You have an ability to listen actively and effectively communicate information to a wide variety of audiences.
    • Social media savvy. You are actively involved with social media and enjoy creating content.

    What you’ll bring:

    • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior working toward a Bachelors’ degree in public relations, advertising, marketing, film, design, or related field
    • Minimum of 3.0 GPA
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and leverage resources accordingly
    • Ability and willingness to work independently and follow instructions with minimal supervision
    • Active involvement with social media (familiarity with Hootsuite a plus)
    • Basic web design and editing experience a plus (HTML, CSS)
    • Familiarity with CMS (WordPress and Drupal a plus)
    • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite a plus

    To Apply : Submit cover letter and resume at https://itstimetexas.org/join-our-team/ 

    This position is located in Austin, Texas and reports to the Director of Marketing & Communications and the Marketing Specialist.

  • Under general supervision, is assigned to a City Department to assist in general administrative and/or research functions for the purpose of developing a working knowledge of a targeted area in municipal government. Typically has completed some advance course work related to
    the internship program. Exercises no supervision.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Learns about area of career interest by observing and assisting professionals in the assigned department where work will be performed.
    • May assist in the coordination, administration and/or monitoring of specific programs.
    • May assist with conducting research, collecting and organizing data, performing analyses and preparing reports.
    • May propose solutions to existing problems and discuss recommendations with administrative personnel.
    • Assists with special projects as assigned.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    • Graduation from high school or a General Education Development (GED) Certificate.
    • Must be enrolled in U.S. Department of Education accredited
      undergraduate degree program.

    APPLICANT INFORMATION:

    • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
    • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
    • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
    • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 5 pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting, and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Self-motivation and ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Knowledge of statistical analysis.
    • Skill in operating a personal computer and utilizing rudimentarysoftware.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and inwriting.
    • Ability to create clear and concise reports.
    • Ability to learn pertinent Federal, State, and local laws andordinances.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships withCity staff and the general public.
    • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.

    • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing, references, background checks, and credential verification, as required by the position. Depending on the position, selected applicants may be required to comply with any state and federal requirements for the position and may be subject to interval criminal background checks in accordance with relevant regulations.

     

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
    http://www.sanantonio.gov/HR/CareerCenter.aspx

    Human Resources Department
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-207-8705

    hrcustomerservice@sanantonio.gov

    Position #2018-01042 
    STUDENT INTERN II (MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS) - PAID 
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    Student Intern II (Marketing and Communications) - Paid Supplemental Questionnaire

    1.What best describes your highest level of education?

    • Some High School
    • High School Diploma or GED recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency
    • 30+ completed semester hours (credits) from an accredited college or university
    • 60+ completed semester hours (credits) from an accredited college or university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university
    • 90+ completed semester hours (credits) from an accredited college or university
    • 120+ completed semester hours (credits) from an accredited college or university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
    • Master's Degree from an accredited college or university
    • PhD, JD, or other Post Graduate Degree from an accredited college or university
    • None of the above

    2. Are you currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at a U.S. Department of Education accredited school?

    • Yes
    • No

    3. What marketing experience(s) do you have? (Select all that apply)

    • Developing and revising marketing campaign materials
    • Creating content for social media
    • Overseeing community event coordination
    • Creating and implementing presentations
    • Purchasing promotional supplies
    • On camera experience
    • None of the above

    4. What types of social media sites have you created content for (select all that apply)

    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Instagram
    • YouTube
    • Pinterest
    • Other
    • None of the above

    5. How will this role prepare you for your future career? Please describe in 500 words or less.

    • Required Question
  • Do you see a future career in public service? How far could a student internship take you? The Texas Governor's Internship program could be the next stepping stone for your career in public service. The OOG Internship program offers college students and recent graduates valuable experience and exposure to state government by providing opportunities to work alongside OOG staff in a variety of different fields. As an OOG intern, you can help make a difference while learning about the different facets of state government. Opportunities are on an unpaid basis only and the OOG is committed to working with students who are seeking course credit for their internship time. Apply now! You might be surprised. 


    Benefits of the Texas Governor’s Internship Program

    • Give students an overview of state government by working closely with staff in the Office of the Governor.
    • Provide students with experience in a working office environment.
    • Enhance appreciation of public service.

    Interns are assigned to work with the Governor’s staff.


    Primary Duties

    • Performs support work for division program areas
    • Provides project assistance
    • Conducts research as requested for various projects
    • Prepares correspondence, reports, studies, forms and documents
    • May research, compose, design, or edit agency publications, forms, manuals, and charts
    • Assists with special projects

    Additional Details

    Internships are unpaid. They are available to both college students and recent graduates.

    SESSIONS:

    • Spring: January 1 - May 31
    • Summer: June 1 - August 31  - Apply now! -
    • Fall: September 1 - December 31

    How to Apply

    Interested students must submit a Texas Governor's Internship Program application and resume. Students may request an application by contacting the Human Resources Division.

    DOWNLOAD THE INTERNSHIP APPLICATION 

    APPLICATIONS CAN BE:

    1. Mailed to Texas Governor's Office Attn:
      Human Resources
      P.O. Box 12428
      Austin, Texas 78711
    2. Dropped off at State Insurance Building:
      1100 San Jacinto
      Austin, Texas 78701
    3. Faxed to: (512) 463-8464
    4. Emailed to: humanresources [at] gov.texas.gov
      (Subject Line: Texas Governor Internship Applicant)

    Communications internships are available. For more information, visit https://gov.texas.gov/organization/human-resources/Internships.

  • Meals on Wheels 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.

    To view a current listing of internship opportunities, visit https://jobs.mealsonwheelscentraltexas.org/.

  • Internships are available at Enviromedia social marketing for passionate, dependable students. Interns at Enviromedia gain hands-on experience and the 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.

    2021 E. Fifth Street
    Suite 150
    Austin, TX 78702
    Phone: 512-476-4368

    https://enviromedia.com/home/contact-us/

  • The Texas FFA has two unique internship opportunities available to junior or senior college level students interested in agricultural education or agricultural communications.  As an intern, you will be supporting the multi-faceted summer activities of the Texas FFA Association.  Texas FFA is the nation’s largest state FFA association and operates the nation’s largest state FFA convention.  Texas FFA implements progressive, innovative, industry leading strategies to achieve its mission.  For more information on where to send your resume, click here.

    https://www.texasffa.org/ffa-intern

  • Responsibilities: This position is responsible for contributing to our marketing team by increasing our brand awareness through the use of social media, graphic design, marketing strategy, event assistance and the creation and distribution of marketing materials to the media and community. Please note: This is an unpaid internship. However, you will gain valuable, real-world experience in a fast-paced office environment, participate in hands-on opportunities, and work with a dedicated team while gaining insights into the marketing and nonprofit workforce. 

    As the Marketing Intern at Comal County Habitat for Humanity, you will: 

    - Support Comal County Habitat for Humanity in all marketing efforts 
    - Develop and carry out marketing strategy to reach target audiences 
    - Oversee and contribute to the design of marketing materials (email campaigns, newspaper ads, flyers, invitations, etc.) 
    - Contact the media about our events (press releases, newspaper articles, Public Service Announcements) 
    - Gain real-world experience publishing and sending out marketing material 
    - Participate in the design and analysis of marketing campaigns 
    - Co-manage social media and website 
    - Build a marketing portfolio 

    Qualifications: 

    - Previous experience in Marketing/Communications/Public Relations preferred 
    - Ability to work independently after given a set of tasks 
    - Self-motivated and timeline sensitive 
    - Ability to multitask and perform under pressure 
    - Well-written and creative 
    - Experience in Adobe Creative Suite or Canva.com 
    - Passion for nonprofits and the Habitat for Humanity mission 

    Suggested Majors: Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Mass Communication 

    This position reports to: Marketing Coordinator 

    Comal County Habitat for Humanity has been building homes in partnership with qualifying families since 1993. We are an established nonprofit in our community that works tirelessly to improve the overall health of our local citizens by providing opportunities for people to join together to build homes, communities and hope. Comal County Habitat for Humanity is a local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. 

    Application Instructions: Please submit cover letter and resume to coordinator@comalhabitat.org

  • Whether you are a student looking for an internship or a federal agency or corporation looking for an intern, we feel confident that we can help you in your pursuit.  We are always in search of the best and the brightest to fill our many internship opportunities.  We are also looking to partner with government and corporate sector organizations interested in developing the next generation of dedicated public servants and business leaders.

    Our website contains information about our mission, upcoming program dates and deadlines, and ideas about how to get involved with our organization.  Thank you for your interest in the HACU National Internship Program!  

    For a current listing of internships, visit https://www.hacu.net/hacu/Internship_Opportunities.asp.

  • Founded by military members, for military members, USAA is devoted to ensuring the financial well-being of members and families of those who proudly represent our country. Help us serve those who have honorably served, and join USAA for an internship in Marketing & Communications. Start strong in an award-winning workplace, with the security and integrity that the only fully integrated financial services organization in America can provide.

    For more information, visit https://search.usaajobs.com/us/en-us/Internship/Marketing-Communications/XjcP-jf1080-ct106311.

  • Come be a part of Public Citizen’s Communications team and learn how one of Washington, D.C.’s original public interest watchdog groups spreads its messages and reaches out to the media. You’ve heard that corporations have lobbyists; we are the people’s lobbyists, representing the public in the halls of power on a variety of critical issues. We fight for public health and safety, champion corporate and government accountability, and campaign for fair trade, clean and safe energy, and consumer rights. We work aggressively to get our message out in print, radio, television and online. This is an opportunity to make a difference while getting some great experience for your résumé!

    We seek a well-informed intern for the 2018 fall semester for a minimum of 15 hours a week (the schedule is flexible). While this is an unpaid position, you can get academic credit for your work if your school permits.

    Responsibilities:

    • Interns will have a varied and interesting range of assignments. Key components of the job are:  
    • Writing and proofreading press releases, media advisories, blog posts and articles for Public Citizen News, the organization’s member newspaper.
    • Pitching upcoming press conferences and events to reporters.
    • Taking photos and/or videotaping press conferences and other events, and creating videos for Public Citizen’s Web site.
    • Providing administrative support with research, database management, press list maintenance and data entry, among other tasks. 
    • -- more --

    Qualifications:
    Strong writing and communication skills, experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook), basic knowledge of the news gathering process and current events.

    To Apply:

    Please send your cover letter, résumé and a brief writing sample to Angela Bradbery, Communications Director, abradbery@citizen.org, or 1600 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009.

    For more information, visit https://www.citizen.org/about/communications-internship#overlay-context=about/congress-watch-advocacy-internship.

  • The Communication intern provides support to the director and manager of NPPC’s Communications Department, performing various tasks, which require strong writing, analytical and communications skills. Daily, the intern will read, compile and distribute media stories related to the U.S. pork industry. He or she also will attend meetings and congressional hearings when necessary to take photos and report on important information, therefore, a strong interest in public policy is beneficial. Weekly, the intern will help write a summary of NPPC’s legislative efforts for Capital Update. The intern also will assist in the writing of newsletters, brochures and content for the NPPC website and social media sites and maintain and update the media contact, membership list and publications lists.

    Applicants for either internship should send to intern@nppc.org:

    • Cover letter (indicate which internship)
    • Resume
    • College transcript (unofficial accepted)
    • Writing sample
    • References

    International Applicants: You must possess a valid work visa by the start of the internship for which you are submitting your application.

    For more information, visit http://nppc.org/programs/communications-internship/.

  •  

    If you are thinking of working in a conservation-related career, our internship program could be a great start for you. We provide college students a realistic view of what a career with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department really entails. Student interns are given the opportunity to gain practical experience across our divisions including Law Enforcement, Wildlife, Communications, State Parks, Infrastructure, Coastal Fisheries, Inland Fisheries, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Executive Office.

    At TPWD, we value diversity. We value differences between people who have various backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and culture. Our internship program upholds this value and emphasizes exposing women and minorities to career opportunities and training in natural and cultural resource fields.

    Who is Eligible for Internships?

    All of our Student Internships have the same minimum qualifications, listed below:

    • Current enrollment as an undergraduate or graduate student in an accredited college or university
    • Minimum of 18 completed semester credit hours from an accredited college or university at time of application
    • Must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 grade point scale or “pass” on a pass/fail system
    • Must possess a valid state driver’s license, when applicable

     

    Are Internships Paid?

    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department offers both paid and unpaid internship opportunities. Paid and unpaid internships will be clearly marked as such when posted. Our paid positions are dependent on funding, and change by division and by year. Paid positions will be based on the following pay scale:

     

     If selected for a paid summer opportunity, intern rate of pay is determined based on student class standing at the time of application.

     

    CLASS STANDING CREDIT HOURS PAY RATE
    Freshman/Sophomore/Junior 18-89 Credit Hours $12.00
    Senior 90+ Credit Hours $12.50
    Graduate/PhD Any Credit Hours $13.50

     

    How Do I Apply?

    You must apply online. Vacancies can be found on our Current Postings webpage. Please note that in applying for TPWD positions, decisions are made based on your completed online application and not based on your resume.

    • For all paid and unpaid internships, you must submit one of the following:
      • Official transcript
      • Unofficial transcript
      • Unofficial transcript marked “issued to student”
    • Degree plans will not be accepted
    • Resumes are not accepted in lieu of required documents
    • Lack of any of the required documents makes your application incomplete and it will not be considered

    Application Tips and Information

    Here are some tips to maximize your chances of being selected for an interview:

    • Make sure to address all of the “Knowledge, Skills and Abilities” and “Working Conditions” in the “Work Experience - Duties Summary” section of the online application
    • Supplemental Information is where you may select:
      • Military Service
      • Honors/Awards
      • Professional Memberships
      • Professional Associations
      • Technical
      • Publications
    • Certificates and Licenses, such as
      • Hunting and/or Fishing License
      • PADI
      • EMT or Paramedic
      • Wildland Fire Red Card
      • Firearms Permit
      • Boat Operator's License
    • Skills and Work Experience, such as:
      • Customer service
      • Farm/Ranch equipment
      • 4WD
      • GPS/GIS
      • Power tools
      • Microsoft Office Suite

    Additional Information

     

    TPWD occasionally offers Spring/Fall semester internships, with the vast majority taking place during the summer months. Our Internship Program is very competitive for all positions including both paid and unpaid opportunities. Internships are posted and hired on a rolling basis. Experience is important when applying to our internships.

    Contact our agency Internship Coordinator:

     Phone: Nicolette Ledbury (512) 389-4402

     E-mail: Nicolette.Ledbury@tpwd.texas.gov

  • Austin Center for Design is looking for a brilliant intern to work with this summer into the fall! This is a paid position.

    Austin Center for Design is an educational program intended to help you develop autonomy through design. Our mission is to transform society through design and design education. To learn more about us, visit www.ac4d.com.

    Every student is fiercely passionate about creating social change through the work they choose to do. This position is for the fun creative who loves story telling visually and through words.

    If the description below describes you, we want you!

    • Are you passionate about making an impact through your work? If not, this probably isn’t the community for you!
    • Social savvy, not just social user. Do you read the latest news on algorithms and the best way to use hashtags? If so, we want you! You MUST have at least 1k followers on a social media platform or have closely managed another account. You will be required to show us your work.
    • Strong written communication skills including content creation, marketing strategy development and overall communication. You love telling stories and crafting content that resonates with individuals.
    • This will include but not limited to instagram, facebook, twitter, linkedin, and blog posts.
    • In the beginning there will be a significant amount of copy writing so if you hate writing, this position is probably not for you! * Ability to multi-task and take initiative. We are a start-up meaning many times things will be up to you to figure out, ask or take initiative in. We believe the best way to learn is by doing and there is no fear in messing up.
    • Must have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize in a changing environment.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.)
    • Have experience or can quickly learn using social media schedulers like hootsuite and meet edgar
    • Have a sharp graphic eye and basic understanding of editing photos
    • Ability to design or create graphics utilizing templates or to create their own

    Tasks and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Social media management
    • Managing and analyzing marketing metrics on social and campaign levels
    • Content creation: blogging, graphics, social, photography, blog posts, etc.
    • Data analysis and audience development
    • Event planning /coordination
    • Must be able to provide own transportation to meetings as needed.
    • Must have access to their own computer and mobile devices.

    Reasons you want to work with Austin Center for Design:

    • Access to some of the most brilliant designers and thought leaders in interaction design in the city.
    • Gain immense experience and purpose in the work you do. We have an incredible community that you’ll be able to experience.
    • You will experience people who invest in you both personally and professionally. When you join our team, our network becomes yours. Whatever your goals or dreams are, we are committed to empowering you to do so whether that is with AC4D or elsewhere.
    • Exposure to methods and classes people / corporations pay thousands to get access to.

    Note: If candidate showcases high quality work, they will be considered for a paid internship in the Fall again.

    Start Date: ASAP!

    Interested? Apply here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc5GLHRHHboc6t46NlJBQDEAoAeAdTSUvWjHB9V_Lf40H5bVg/viewform?usp=sf_link

    Job Type: Internship

    Salary: $12.00 to $15.00 /hour

    Required work authorization:

    • United States
  • The Bobcat Club, a part of the Texas State Athletic Department, works to raise money for student-athlete scholarships through donations from alumni and local business partners. It’s mainplatforms are Facebook (Facebook.com/BobcatClub), Twitter (@TXSTBobcatClub) & Instagram (@bobcatclub). It seeks a social media intern to run these platforms. You will have the freedom to be creative, come up with new ideas and put them into action immediately.

    POTENTIAL CONTENT:

    · Features on our alumni donors, student-athletes, coaches and administrators

    · Behind the scenes of the athletic department

    · Tours of our facilities and campus

    · Footage of games, practices, workouts, meetings, etc. for our sports teams

    · Features on our local business partners

    · Things going on around campus and San Marcos

    · Bobcat Club events

    · Anything else you can think of that a Texas State alumni might find interesting

    To apply please email Assistant Director of Development John Sorsby at sorsby@txstate.eduwith the following: Explain why you’re interested in the position; and include links to any relevant social accounts that represent your work. This can be personal accounts or for a brand or organization.

    The Bobcat Club, a part of the Texas State Athletic Department, works to raise money for student-athlete scholarships through donations from alumni and local business partners. It’s mainplatforms are Facebook (Facebook.com/BobcatClub), Twitter (@TXSTBobcatClub) & Instagram (@bobcatclub). It seeks a social media intern to run these platforms. You will have the freedom to be creative, come up with new ideas and put them into action immediately.

    POTENTIAL CONTENT:

    · Features on our alumni donors, student-athletes, coaches and administrators

    · Behind the scenes of the athletic department

    · Tours of our facilities and campus

    · Footage of games, practices, workouts, meetings, etc. for our sports teams

    · Features on our local business partners

    · Things going on around campus and San Marcos

    · Bobcat Club events

    · Anything else you can think of that a Texas State alumni might find interesting

    To apply please email Assistant Director of Development John Sorsby at sorsby@txstate.eduwith the following: Explain why you’re interested in the position; and include links to any relevant social accounts that represent your work. This can be personal accounts or for a brand or organization.

  • Con Mi MADRE’s mission is to empower young Latinas and their mothers through education and support services to increase preparedness, participation, and success in postsecondary education. The Communications/Marketing Intern will work on specific projects to ensure exceptional communication between Con Mi MADRE and its constituency including local media, donors, and partnering organizations. The Intern will help increase our social media footprint as well as represent Con Mi MADRE at special events. Overall, the intern will learn effective marketing strategy from conception to execution and get the experience of working in a flexible non‐profit setting.


    OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERN:

    • Learn about communications and marketing best practices in the Austin, Texas non‐profit sector.
    • Develop skills in graphic design, marketing, and promotion.
    • Learn to telecommute and work on a communications/marketing team.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience with desktop publishing (Adobe Creative Suite), video editing and graphic design.
    • Website management and knowledge of social media management preferred.
    • Excellent proofreading, grammar and sentence structure, research and interpersonal communication skills.
    • A responsible, organized, creative thinker with a “can do” attitude is the ideal candidate for this internship.

    DUTIES:

    • Assist the Director of Communications & PR in the development, design and execution of marketing and communication initiatives.
    • Design marketing materials for Con Mi MADRE with an emphasis on social media growth.
    • Assist in developing press releases, brochures, email distributions, videos and other modes of marketing/communications promotion.
    • Draft content for websites, e‐newsletters, and other media outlets.
    • Assist with posting events on community calendars
    • Assist with photography and social media posting at events.
    • Other staff assistance as needed.

    HOURS:

    • Suggested time commitment: 8‐10 hours weekly. Agency is flexible on total number of hours/days worked.
    • Time commitment may vary depending on Director of Communications & PR’s schedule and the organization’s deadlines and responsibilities.

    COMPENSATION:

    • This internship opportunity is an unpaid position.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please submit resume and cover letter to: cynthia@conmimadre.org.

    www.conmimadre.org