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Advertising & PR | Journalism & New Media | Communication Studies

Employers: To have your internship announcement listed here, please send an announcement of no more than 250 words that clearly describes the position title, duties, qualifications and contact information to the appropriate unit coordinator:

The MCCS Department reserves the right to list the internships that most clearly fit our internship requirements. Also, visit the TU Career Center website if you wish to post your internship at a campus-wide job search database for students and alumni.

Students: Visit TU Career Center's job search database Hire@TU for additional internship listings. Internships listed below or at Hire@TU still need to be approved by the unit coordinator, unless they are already included in the lists of pre-approved internships:

  • Journalism and New Media list (PDF)
  • Advertising and Public Relations list (PDF)
  • For more information, see "Step 3: The Approval Process" of the internship requirements

Internships in Advertising and Public Relations

Towson University Division of Administration & Finance | Posted July 3, 2014
Towson University’s Division of Administration & Finance is seeking an intern to develop and implement public relations campaigns for large, campus-wide projects including sustainability initiatives, new building construction and technology system rollouts. Interns will get an inside look at how PR campaigns are developed, plus have the opportunity to test the results of those campaigns, coming away with solid experience and measurable achievements to list on a resume. The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer familiar with on and off-campus media and should have experience building PR plans within their classes. Interested candidates should email pgorsuch@towson.edu with their fall schedule, resume, and a cover letter explaining why they think they are a good candidate.

Sandler Training – Headquarters | Posted June 24, 2014
The Communications and Publications team at Sandler Training is hiring a Production Intern to primarily assist with the transition and implementation of a new email-marketing platform. He/she will work closely with the Project Manager and Platform Engineer to successfully transition HTML/CSS templates, content and contact lists, from one platform to another. The Production Intern will also assist with closing high priority projects by executing task such as, minimal design work, copy editing, and desktopping. Sandler Training is a global training organization with over three decades of experience and proven results. In 2011, The Baltimore Sun recognized Sandler Training as one of the Top Workplaces in Baltimore. This internship is a part-time (20 hrs) paid position. This internship opportunity has the potential to become a part-time/full-time paid position with benefits. The ideal candidate will display a highly professional work ethic, willingness to learn, and ability to deliver his/her best work. If interested please visit the job post on Hire@TU, or email resume and cover letter to Brittany Leigh at brittany.leigh@sandler.com.

Stanley Black & Decker | Posted May 19, 2014
We are looking for a current student who could be available to work through the summer and into the following school year. The Social Media Intern would be responsible for successful day-to-day management of social media channels. This paid internship role is based at CDIY Worldwide Headquarters in Towson, Md. We're looking for a creative, motivated and organized individual who is passionate about social media and can commit to 20-25 hours per week. In this dynamic internship role, the intern would support our Social Media Manager in monitoring and managing the social channels across our Construction & DIY brands. The Social Media Intern role requires strong project management skills, a keen understanding of social marketing and a deep understanding of how digital media can be used to drive better customer engagement. You'll also be responsible for developing and posting compelling content, commenting on fan/follower posts, routing questions internally and sharing insights with our marketing communication teams. We are looking for a candidate pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, PR or Marketing with demonstrated experience working with social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc). Strong writing skills and verbal communication skills are also essential. If interested, apply at: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=165&siteid=20&AReq=27776BR&codes=WMB

American Breast Cancer Foundation | Posted May 6, 2014
The American Breast Cancer Foundation is a Towson-based, national 501 (C)3 nonprofit organization. Its mission is to provide direct financial assistance for breast cancer early detection tests to the uninsured and underserved, regardless of age or gender. We provide help and hope to those who need it most—in an effort to increase the survivorship of breast cancer through early detection and education. The intern will work for the Director of Development in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of a “Breast Cancer Boot Camp” for breast cancer survivors at Brick Bodies Fitness Services in Timonium; and ABCF’s signature fundraising/fashion show event, Fashion Saves Lives, during October. Additional opportunities include responding to external fundraising requests, and working to expand the organization’s corporate sponsorship program. Number of hours/week: Up to 20. Compensation: This internship is unpaid, but can qualify for college credit if arranged with the University by the student. Contact: Lisa Wiederlight, ABCF director of development, at lisawiederlight@abcf.org. Please send resume, cover letter, and short writing sample.

Friends of John Sarbanes | Posted Oct. 24, 2013
Friends of John Sarbanes (political campaign), located in Towson, Md., is seeking a part-time digital marketing intern for the 2014 spring semester. The intern will work closely with the Director of Marketing and New Media. Their responsibilities will include: reading daily news updates via RSS Feeds and HootSuite lists built by the campaign. (If articles would be good to post on blog or social sites the intern will be responsible for drafting the post and sending posts to the Director), brainstorm/develop ways to use social media platforms not currently utilized (Tumblr, Pinterest, Vimeo, Vine, Reddit), build and send out emails to supporters using our CRM and email client, maintain monthly website and social media analytic reports (if previously experienced with Google AdWords- also build out digital ad analytic reports), if deemed appropriate and time permits learn how to build and maintain a simple Google AdWords Campaign. Qualifications: Undergrad Mass Communications or Communications major, proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel, intermediate understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube), blogging experience helpful but not required, website management experience helpful but not required, ability to learn new software programs quickly, NO HTML experience needed. This is an unpaid, for credit internship starting the week of June 2nd, 2014. Flexible schedule for up to 160 hrs over the summer. To apply email resume to Christine Johnson at christine@johnsarbanes.com or call 410-960-6224.

Northrop Grumman | Posted Jan. 31, 2014
The intern will be responsible for drafting press releases, developing communications plans, working with our graphic design team to create internal advertising campaigns and writing for the company's monthly magazine. Interns are expected to work full time for 10 weeks during the summer. It's a paid internship and the intern may have the opportunity to stay on throughout the school year. Students who are interested in applying will need to complete an application on the Northrop Grumman Careers page. The requisition ID is 13019051 or they can visit the posting directly.

Friends of John Sarbanes | Posted Oct. 24, 2013
Friends of John Sarbanes (political campaign), located in Towson, Md., is seeking a part-time digital marketing intern for the 2014 spring semester. The intern will work closely with the Director of Marketing and New Media. Their responsibilities will include: reading daily news updates via RSS Feeds and HootSuite lists built by the campaign. (If articles would be good to post on blog or social sites the intern will be responsible for drafting the post and sending posts to the Director), brainstorm/develop ways to use social media platforms not currently utilized (Tumblr, Pinterest, Vimeo, Vine, Reddit), build and send out monthly Birthday eCards to supporters using our CRM and email client, maintain monthly website and social media analytic reports (if previously experienced with Google AdWords- also build out digital ad analytic reports), if deemed appropriate and time permits learn how to build and maintain a simple Google AdWords Campaign. Qualifications: Undergrad Mass Communications or Communications major, proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel, intermediate understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube), blogging experience helpful but not required, website management experience helpful but not required, ability to learn new software programs quickly, NO HTML experience needed. This is an unpaid, for credit internship starting the week of Jan. 27, 2014. Can work Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, orThursday for up to 160 hrs over the semester. To apply email resume to Christine Johnson at christine@johnsarbanes.com or call 410-960-6224.

IRTS Summer Fellowship | Posted Sept. 24, 2013
The IRTS Summer Fellowship Program teaches up-and-coming communicators the realities of the media industry and business world through a nine-week, expense-paid fellowship, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice. Students selected for this highly competitive program learn about opportunities throughout the industry, in addition to interning at a specific company in NYC where skills are matched to a corresponding area of our business. The Fellowship also provides the opportunity to network with industry professionals, take related field trips and attend panels, lectures and group discussions. Accomplished students from all majors (including math, computer science, liberal arts, business, marketing, communications, etc.) are encouraged to apply. The Summer Fellowship Program is competitive. Students must be college juniors, seniors or graduate students at the time of application. Applicants must be full-time students who will not graduate prior to April 14, 2014. Fellowship takes place from June 1 - August 2, 2014, in New York City. Travel, housing, internship and living allowance included. Applications are due Sunday November 3, midnight EST. For detailed eligibility information and to download an application: http://irtsfoundation.org/summerfellowshipprogram.html. All applications and one-page resume should be sent to submit@irts.org.

Friends of John Sarbanes | Posted Aug. 23, 2013
Friends of John Sarbanes (political campaign), located in Towson, Md., is seeking a part-time digital marketing intern for the 2013 fall semester. The intern will work closely with the Director of Marketing and New media and their responsibilities will include: reading daily news updates via RSS Feeds and HootSuite lists built by the campaign. (If articles would be good to post on blog or social sites the intern will be responsible for drafting the post and sending posts to the Director), brainstorm/develop ways to use social media platforms not currently utilized (Tumblr, Pinterest, Vimeo, Vine, Reddit), build and send out monthly Birthday eCards to supporters using our CRM and email client, maintain monthly website and social media analytic reports (if previously experienced with Google AdWords- also build out digital ad analytic reports), if deemed appropriate and time permits learn how to build and maintain a simple Google AdWords Campaign. Qualifications: Undergrad Mass Communications or Communications major, proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel, intermediate understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube), blogging experience helpful but not required, website management experience helpful but not required, ability to learn new software programs quickly, NO HTML experience needed. This is an unpaid, for credit internship starting the week of September 9th, 2013. Can work Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday for up to 160 hrs over the semester. To apply email resume to Christine Johnson at christine@johnsarbanes.com or call 410-960-6224.

Abel Communications | Posted Aug. 23, 2013
Abel Communications, a growing boutique PR firm in Baltimore, is currently seeking interns for the fall 2013 and spring 2014 period. We are looking for friendly, motivated and detail-oriented individuals to work directly with our team to help manage and grow our business. In this role, interns will become a part of our team and learn about all facets of the public relations business including public relations writing, social media, media relations, and account management. Our interns get real-world experience in a small but effective, hands-on environment. You will assist in media list development and strategy, media outreach, and idea generation. You will also help us support social media programs, including Facebook and Twitter updates for clients, and supporting our video production efforts. Students with some design or video editing skills preferred. Excellent computer, written and telephone skills required. Flexible hours. Academic credit is offered. For more information please visit us at: www.abelcommunications.com. Please send cover letter, resume, and writing samples to Lauren DeTroia, (410) 843-3819, lauren@abelcommunications.com.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society | Posted Aug. 23, 2013
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Maryland Chapter, is seeking an enthusiastic individual to provide campaigning and logistical support, as well as increase awareness for the Light The Night annual fundraising Walk. This is a great opportunity to experience working in a nonprofit environment while enhancing event planning skills. Preferred qualifications for the Campaign Intern include excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to manage multiple projects, detail oriented and strong organizational skills, strong creativity, professional demeanor, willingness to learn and work independently, and we’d prefer experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as familiarity with "new media" Web sites. Responsibilities include developing and maintaining ongoing communication with campaign prospects, participants and alumni, assisting in planning and executing walks and walk related events, assists in the creation and distribution of calendar events, information regarding Light The Night, marketing material, and general participant information, maintaining a working knowledge of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's mission, and performing other related duties as assigned. Must be able to dedicate 15-20 hours per week. Work hours are flexible in order to work around class schedules. This internship is unpaid - potential for class credit is available pending school approval. Please submit cover letter and resume or related work/class history to Lauren Pesce at Lauren.Pesce@LLS.org or send to Lauren Pesce, LLS-Light The Night, 100 Painters Mill Road, Suite 800, Owings Mills, MD 21117.

Maryland Department of Planning | Posted Aug. 9, 2013
The Maryland Department of Planning is seeking a part-time intern for the 2013 fall semester. Under the direction and guidance of the Personnel Director, this intern will gain firsthand experience in all aspects of human resources. This is an amazing opportunity for those interested in a career in human resources, public relations or communications. The position will be involved with planning and promoting special events/activities, writing job announcements, reviewing resumes, updating policies for our employee handbook, creating PowerPoint presentations for trainings, updating website announcements and monitoring social media sites, organizing files, scheduling meetings, and performing other duties to support the Personnel Unit. We are looking for someone creative, motivated and eager to learn the basics of human resources with excellent writing and grammar skills. The position is offered at 20 hours per week and is open to undergrad and graduate candidates. Course credit is available. We are located at 301 W. Preston St. in Baltimore City. Please email your resume to Amber Harvey, Personnel Director at aharvey@mdp.state.md.us or call 410-767-8659 for more details.

World Artists Experiences | Posted June 17, 2013
The World Artists Experiences has an opening for a Fall intern. This group is based in Annapolis and works directly with embassies in Washington, D.C. The intern will assist in developing a 10th anniversary celebration, along with flyers, programs, DVDs and writing grants. For more information, see http://www.worldartists.org.

The Natural Products Association | Posted April 17, 2013
The Natural Products Association, representing the natural products industry, is searching for a summer intern. Tasks will include assisting in various communications and marketing projects, such as producing webinars for natural products retailers, participating in social media outreach, contributing newsletter articles, assisting in responses to studies, and connecting with members about key industry issues and announcements. The NPA intern will leave with a portfolio of projects he/she helped create and manage. Located right outside Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C., NPA offers a great work environment and flexible schedule. We’re looking for a communications or marketing major who is energetic, eager to learn and can work a minimum of 20 hours per week from the beginning of June through late August. This is an unpaid, for-credit internship. Please send your resume and cover letter to Communications Coordinator Lauren Cohen (lcohen@npainfo.org) no later than April 26.

Prince George’s County Police Department | Posted April 2, 2013
The social media intern will work in the Media Relations Division of the PGPD and will be tasked with increasing our social media presence and getting visibility for our brand. Responsibilities include: communicate social media news (arrests, traffic assistance, crime-fighting tips, etc.); monitor and engage on various social media platforms; Internet research to find best practices for law enforcement social media; Track blog and social media site statistics. Qualifications: adept at Twitter and Facebook; passionate about using social media creatively; friendly and conversational self-starter, no time here for hand-holding! Must be detail oriented, team player and technologically savvy. Must use proper spelling, grammar, social media techniques. Contact Christina Cotterman, CMCotterman@co.pg.md.us, 301-772-4765.

Phoenix TS | Posted April 2, 2013
Phoenix TS was recently named one of “Baltimore’s Best Places to Work.” The copywriter intern will be responsible for creating and editing a variety of different types of content to include traditional website copy, blogs, press releases, articles, brochures, email blasts and other materials. We are looking an enthusiastic and creative individual who wants to join our team in a friendly, faced paced environment. The Copywriting Intern will develop compelling copy for the web that maximizes opportunities for both conversion and rankings, create blog posts to be featured on our website discussing the latest news in information technology and security, create press releases and articles for the web. Internship candidates must be a current college student pursuing a degree in English, journalism, communications, marketing or a related field. Phoenix Technology Solutions is a technical computer and IT certification training provider headquartered in Columbia, Md. For more information about internship opportunities, visit the employment section of our website: www.phoenixts.com/employment

Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore | Posted Jan. 9, 2013
The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore is happy to announce a new spring internship with our Healthy Harbor Initiative. We are looking for someone interested in helping us build grassroots support for our environmental movement through the use of social media and through writing articles for the Healthy Harbor website and annual report. Candidates should be strong writers interested in the environment and in using their knowledge to educate and engage others through commonly used social media platforms. The intern will also learn a great deal about City government, and private/public partnerships involving government, non-profits, and some of Baltimore's most influential business leaders. This position is unpaid and open to graduate and undergraduate students. It will last throughout the spring semester and the time commitment is flexible but should be approximately 20 hours a week. Please contact Adam Lindquist at adam@waterfrontpartnership.org.

University of Maryland Medical Center | Posted Jan. 9, 2013
The UMMC Communications Internship Program provides highly qualified college students (preferably juniors) the opportunity to participate in a dynamic communications department. Interns can apply for one of four areas of focus and may be eligible to receive course credit (subject to the requirements of the student’s academic institution). Each internship is for the duration of one semester with 10-20 hours of work required per week at the UMMC offices in Baltimore. Extensions may be available to high-performing interns. For more information, please contact Chris Lindsley at CLINDSLEY@umm.edu.

Maryland CASA Association | Posted Nov. 29, 2012
Interns will assist in development and implementation of Communications/PR Plan to promote awareness of CASA throughout the State, including, but not limited to: Working with CASA staff to develop story ideas, including interviewing volunteers, staff members, children served, etc., drafting press releases, etc.; working with PR Consultant to pitch stories to media; assisting with logistics for interviews, events, etc.; drafting public service announcements and submitting to local media to promote recruitment, awareness and fundraising events; developing web content and coordinating updates to web site; doordinating social media efforts, including updates to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.; developing marketing and public awareness materials; coordinating community meetings to provide information about becoming a CASA volunteer; contacting employers, community groups, etc. to coordinate information meetings for employees, members, etc. who may be interested in volunteering; developing materials and contacting businesses to solicit sponsorships and donations for events; and drafting content for newsletter. Please contact Ed Kilcullen, State Director, at ed@marylandcasa.org for more information.

Better Business Bureau, Greater Maryland | Posted Nov. 28, 2012
BBB | Greater Maryland, a non-profit organization with offices across from Camden Yards, seeks a public relations intern. This is an unpaid internship, but the successful candidate will get hands-on experience working in a small office that has a track-record for placing stories across television, radio, print and digital media platforms. The intern will use BBB's complaint database network and caller tips to research and develop stories. This position requires strong writing skills and a passion for connecting the dots. Use of AP style is helpful. Interns will conduct interviews with possible scam victims and facilitate media interviews with local consumers. Additional duties include research and preparation of consumer tips on a variety of subject matter, assistance with the CEO's media appearances, and monthly articles in the Frederick News Post, Business Monthly and Daily Times. BBB offers flexible hours and a casual work environment in a safe location with free, secure, onsite parking. We are also conveniently located near public transportation. Interested students should contact Jody Thomas at jthomas@greatermd.bbb.org.

Profiles, Inc. | Posted Nov. 12, 2012
Profiles, Inc. is searching for Spring 2013 interns. Profiles, Inc. is a full-service public relations, marketing and special events company with expertise in developing programs for corporate clients, non-profit organizations, and individuals. The internship is unpaid, but can be used towards school credit and/or experience. The applicant’s responsibilities include: preparation of press clippings; organizing distribution of press materials; writing and editing press materials, participation in promotional planning and strategy sessions; developing feature story ideas; working with journalists, photographers and television camera crews; assisting with the management of online communities for Profiles and its clients; assisting in the planning and execution of special events, and database management.  The intern will also assist with clerical and general support needs of Profiles, Inc. Applicant should possess strong writing, organizational, and interpersonal skills and have an interest in gaining valuable and direct experience at an agency that has experience in handling multiple client accounts. Our deadline for this opportunity is Monday, December 3. Students may apply through our website at http://www.profilespr.com/careers.

Walters Art Museum | Posted Nov. 2, 2012
The office of public relations is looking for interns with excellent writing and critical thinking skills who are organized and detail-oriented and can work independently in a fast-paced environment. Microsoft Word, Excel and Access computer skills are necessary as well as fluency with social media. Tasks could include drafting bi-monthly media calendars, media advisories for all major educational programs and exhibition and organization-related content for social media sites, researching niche publications and media contacts, and asisting with website work. Submit a letter explaining your objectives and career goals, a resume, an official transcript and two letters of academic reference to john Shields, Manager of Docent and Internship Programs, Walters Art Museum, 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

Communications Electronics | Posted Sept. 4, 2012
Based in Timonium, Md., Communications Electronics is a wireless communications company founded in 1976. We are an AT&T Premier Authorized Retailer with 14 stores throughout Maryland and Virginia. In addition to our cellular services, we offer a wide range of wireless communications solutions including two way radios, in-building wireless coverage, mobile data, vehicle location services and more. Intern responsibilities: Researching and creating content for AT&T based Social Media programs including Facebook and Twitter, assisting with AT&T email campaigns including development of monthly newsletter, developing blogs for company website and assisting with general marketing tasks and special events. Qualifications: a student seeking a degree in marketing, advertising or communications. Wireless knowledge a definite plus. This is an unpaid internship, but opportunities for future employment exist. Location: 1953 Greenspring Drive, Timonium, Md. 21093, 5-6 hours per week, schedule flexible. Please send resume and a writing sample to Lori Martinet at lmartinet@talkcei.com by Sept. 10.

NAMI Maryland | Posted Aug. 29, 2012
NAMI Maryland, the state organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, providing advocacy, support and education on mental illness, is expanding its programs, outreach and education, and advocacy efforts. Among many other communications projects in the next year or so, we will be populating a new website, increasing internet communications, collecting and making personal stories available, customizing and expanding our new constituent relationship system, redesigning and expanding our advocacy education and alert system, and redesigning and producing new enews and hard copy communications. In addition, we will be expanding our Walk for the Mind of America marketing and communications. We have expanded our internship program and are looking for a communications/marketing and/or a web/internet intern. NAMI Maryland’s office is in Columbia, MD. Interns would need to devote at least 10 hrs a week. We prefer that the intern also reports to a faculty member. The Executive Director, Kate Farinholt, has a long history of developing and supervising effective internship programs. Contact: Kate Farinholt, Executive Director, via email at kfarinholt@namimd.org.

Abel Communications | Posted Aug. 23, 2012
Abel Communications, a growing boutique PR firm in Baltimore, is currently seeking interns for the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 period. We are looking for friendly, motivated and detail-oriented individuals to work directly with our team to help manage and grow our business. In this role, interns will become a part of our team and learn about all facets of the public relations business including public relations writing, social media, media relations, and account management. Our interns get real-world experience in a small but effective, hands-on environment. You will assist in media list development and strategy, media outreach, and idea generation. You will also help us support social media programs, including Facebook and Twitter updates for clients, and supporting our video production efforts. Students with some design or video editing skills preferred. Excellent computer, written and telephone skills required. Flexible hours. Academic credit is offered. For more information please visit us at: www.abelcommunications.com. Please send cover letter, resume, and writing samples to Gina Zuk, (410) 843-3816, gina@abelcommunications.com.

Media Works | Posted Aug. 13, 2012
As an intern at Media Works you will be expected to fulfill a 12 week commitment. This position is two days a week for a total of 12 hours a week. Duties that will be required include but are not limited to:

Pre-Logs: You will be responsible for compiling and checking prelogs for all of our clients
• Collecting all Pre Logs.
• Comparing Pre Logs to media buys.
• Keeping notes of any errors.
• Entering matched pre log times into spreadsheets that are created each week.
• Contacting Media Buyer with all errors.

Posting: You will be responsible to post various clients every month.
• Entering invoices manually into SBMS.
• Pulling a TV post through our SBMS system.
• Creating a spreadsheet that compares estimated and actual ratings.
• Contacting the buyer with points owed.

Tearsheet Analysis: You will be responsible to analyze tearsheets from publications across the country to verify that they are running correctly.
• Analyzing creative and print quality on tearsheets.

Competitive Tracking: You will be responsible to track competitive information for our clients.
• Tracking and analyzing newspapers from both Washington DC and Baltimore for
competitors.
• Analyzing web articles to verify how competitors are doing in the marketplace.

Interactive Research: You will be responsible for helping with a variety of research projects:
• Website/Blog specific research will be required.
• Analyzing of website traffic based on the research tools we have available.

Media Works Goal for Intern: Our goal for you as an intern is to learn about the media planning and buying business from the ground up. An intern’s responsibilities directly mirror those of a Media Buying Assistant. Each task we assign you is a part of servicing our clients to the best of our ability. We must be able to trust your organization, attention to detail and communication skills because you will be interacting with our station reps and clients on a regular basis. It is in this way that we hope to integrate your learning experience here at Media Works with your college studies. If you have any questions please feel free to e-mail Kate Shaffer, kshaffer@medialtd.com.

Alzheimer's Association of Grreater Maryland | Posted Aug. 13, 2012
The Alzheimer ’s Association Greater Maryland Chapter is seeking a fall communications intern for its Timonium office. The successful candidate will possess a positive and professional demeanor with impeccable attention to detail. A junior or senior level student currently majoring in marketing, communications or public relations will excel in this position. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Candidates should have experience utilizing different social media platforms and be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with QuarkXPress and/or Microsoft Publisher is preferred. Responsibilities include activities related to and supporting the Alzheimer’s Association goal of increasing concern and awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias including: creating and maintaining media contact lists, monitoring and recording media coverage, promoting local events through community calendars, completing various writing assignments, supporting the Association’s presence on various social media platforms, assisting in the planning and implementing of campaigns, updating marketing materials, and other projects as assigned. The qualified applicant will enjoy working with both internal and external audiences in a fast-paced, team environment. He/she will demonstrate a strong understanding of communications and be able to meet deadlines and work independently. The internship is unpaid, but flexible scheduling is available. Arrangements can be made for course credit. Send resume, cover letter and desired schedule to callen@alz.org.

TBC | Posted July 9, 2012
TBC, a full service advertising and public relations firm in Fells Point, Md., is looking for enthusiastic, socially-savvy PR interns to join our team this fall. Interns will get hands-on experience in media strategy and pitching, as well as the development and implementation of social media strategies. Applicants should be go-getters who are reliable and willing to work at least 12 hours per week. Good writing skills a must. Internship is for college credit only. Parking will be provided. Please email resumes to pgorsuch@tbc.us.

Maryland State Lottery Agency | Posted May 8, 2012
Busy communications department is looking for energetic, enthusiastic individuals, 18 and over, to work in a diverse and exciting public relations and special events environment. Under the supervision of the Director of Communications, interns will be responsible for the following duties: working special events and promotions (some weekend & evening work), interviewing Lottery winners and writing press releases, generating computer projects in MS Word/Microsoft Outlook/Excel, packing and organizing promotional items for events, communicating lottery information to the public via email by phone or in person, and working with video production. Resumes must be received by May 18, 2012. Send to: Brian Johnson, Communications Division, Maryland State Lottery Agency, Montgomery Business Park, 1800 Washington Blvd., Ste. 330, Baltimore, MD 21230. Email to: bjohnson@msla.state.md.us

Maryland CASA Association | Posted April 24, 2012
Interns will assist in development and implementation of Communications/PR Plan to promote awareness of CASA throughout the State, including, but not limited to: Working with CASA staff to develop story ideas, including interviewing volunteers, staff members, children served, etc., drafting press releases, etc.; working with PR Consultant to pitch stories to media; assisting with logistics for interviews, events, etc.; drafting public service announcements and submitting to local media to promote recruitment, awareness and fundraising events; developing web content and coordinating updates to web site; doordinating social media efforts, including updates to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.; developing marketing and public awareness materials; coordinating community meetings to provide information about becoming a CASA volunteer; contacting employers, community groups, etc. to coordinate information meetings for employees, members, etc. who may be interested in volunteering; developing materials and contacting businesses to solicit sponsorships and donations for events; and drafting content for newsletter. Please contact Ed Kilcullen, State Director, at ed@marylandcasa.org for more information.

Kayam Farm and Education Center | Posted Feb. 14, 2012
Kayam Farm and Education Center is accepting applications for spring, summer and fall 2012 internship opportunities in Resisterstown, Md. Kayam Farm organically grows healthy food for the Pearlstone Center and our CSA in the greater Baltimore community, while offering both Jewish and nonsectarian hands-on agricultural and environmental education. We hope to reconnect people with their food and with the earth, inspiring social and ecological responsibility in the Jewish community, greater Baltimore, and beyond. The intern will have the opportunity to work for an important cause in a beautiful setting. No religious background is required or prefferred. The intern will design and write publicity materials, including newsletters, e-blasts, brochures, and other promotional documents, and maintain social media activities. The main focus will be on reaching out to and building community through media for the farm's Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) clients. The intern will have the opportunity to work with a small, mission-driven non-profit as well as with the marketing department of the Associated Jewish Federation of Baltimore, a large, well-funded non-profit. This unpaid position offers flexible hours and the opportunity to work from home. You must be able to commute to the farm at least once a week. To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to Laura Menyuk: Laura@kayamfarm.org

Six Flags America | Posted Jan. 30, 2012
Six Flags America theme park in Upper Marlboro is hiring a dynamic Communications Intern to join the team. The selected candidate will assist the Communications Manager with implementation and execution of various communications initiatives, including media outreach, community relations, special events, and charitable programs. Duties include writing press materials (releases, alerts, and briefs), crafting media lists, coordinating off-site appearances, managing charitable outreach, addressing guest inquiries, and supporting special events. Six Flags America is a fast-paced theme park and water park with plenty of opportunities to gain great experience while having FUN. The hours will sometimes vary, with early mornings, weekends, and nights required at times. Work is conducted both in an office and in the park. This is a paid position. Candidate should be a degree-seeking student at an accredited college or university, preferably majoring in public relations, communications, journalism or English. Candidate must possess excellent writing skills, proficiency in the Microsoft suite, the ability to think creatively, and previous work experience. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Julia Filz at jfilz@sftp.com.

United Way of Central Maryland | Posted Jan. 30, 2012
Seeking an individual with or pursuing a bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, business or English. Candidate must possess self-confidence, integrity, active listening skills and organizational skills, and be energetic, friendly, articulate, focused, detail-oriented and creative. Candidate must have the ability to see a project through to completion. Desired skills include excellent written and oral communication skills, including public speaking; proofreading ability, particularly AP Style; ability to manage multiple tasks in an independent, fast-paced environment; and social networking mechanisms. Intern will help to build relationships both internally among staff and externally among donors, volunteers and general audiences to increase the visibility of United Way of Central Maryland. Intern will work cooperatively with the Marketing & Communications staff to support fundraising efforts during campaign season and raise awareness about the “need” in our community and UWCM’s role in improving lives across the region. Intern will support online marketing efforts, update and edit website content, assist with event and campaign promotion, help with media relations support, aid in the writing and production of UWCM materials, and manage follow-up process with donor correspondence. Please contact Annie Caporellie at annie.caporellie@uwcm.org with your cover letter, resume, and writing sample to apply.

Weinberg Harris & Associates | Posted Jan. 26, 2012
Weinberg Harris & Associates, a public relations and marketing agency located in historic Hampden, is currently accepting applications for a spring intern. The ideal candidate will be a “go-getter” and willing to pitch in wherever needed. Strong writing skills, a willingness to learn and a positive attitude are essential. The right candidate will have flexibility to drive his or her own project development. This candidate will also be relied upon to collaborate and contribute to an ongoing creative process, provide feedback, and contribute to the development of new strategies and materials. Proficiency and familiarity with social media, Internet research and website management are a must. Responsibilities: Support WHA team with all public relations and marketing efforts, draft press releases, media alerts and marketing collateral, research and craft media lists, assist in pitching and fulfilling press requests. The internship is unpaid with a flexible, weekly part-time schedule. Internship Details: preferably Junior or Senior status, 15-20 hours a week. Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume, cover letter and one AP Style writing sample via email to Kate Bowers at kbowers@weinbergharris.com.

Harrison Communications | Posted Jan. 5, 2012
Harrison Communications, a small but growing public relations agency in Baltimore (Hampden) is looking for interns: junior or senior communications, journalism or PR majors. 2-3 part days per week. Hands-on work with the press and general assistance with client-related projects. Website updates. Contact David Harrison at david@harrisoncommunications.net.

BBB Greater Maryland | Posted Jan. 5, 2012
BBB | Greater Maryland, a non-profit organization with offices across from Camden Yards, seeks a public relations intern. This is an unpaid internship, but the successful candidate will get hands-on experience working in a small office that has a track-record for placing stories across television, radio, print and digital media platforms. The intern will use BBB's complaint database network and caller tips to research and develop stories. This position requires strong writing skills and a passion for connecting the dots. Use of AP Style is helpful. Interns will conduct interviews with possible scam victims and facilitate media interviews with local consumers. Additional duties include research and preparation of consumer tips on a variety of subject matter and assistance with the CEO's media appearances and monthly articles in the Frederick News Post, Business Monthly and Daily Times.BBB will provide overview on permission-based email software, social media and website content management system for sharing news. BBB offers flexible hours and a casual work environment in a safe location with free, secure, onsite parking. We are also conveniently located near public transportation. To apply, email a resume and cover letter to Jody Thomas at jthomas@greatermd.bbb.org.

Visit Baltimore | Posted Jan. 5, 2012
The Marketing Assistant Internship is an unpaid, spring semester position that provides the opportunity to receive valuable work experience across multiple disciplines with the potential to earn college credit. A successful Marketing Assistant Intern will utilize their understanding of technology, customer service, and marketing to support major campaigns and promote Baltimore as a travel destination. Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and assist with the marketing activities of promotional campaigns, including print and online advertising, direct mail, and promotional events
  • Assist in the development of all promotional strategies
  • Interact with hotels, restaurants, attractions, retail, etc. members
  • Coordinate the construction of various materials including newsletters, on-line listings, marketing briefs, etc.
  • Research external factors affecting marketing strategies and provide detailed, written reports upon completion
  • Provide administrative support to the marketing team.

Requirements:

  • Must currently be enrolled in college
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent customer service and relationship building skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter via email attachment to mcolly@baltimore.org by Jan. 13, 2012.

Stanley Black & Decker | Posted Jan. 5, 2012
Stanley Black & Decker in Towson, Md., is looking for a highly qualified, energetic and detail oriented candidate to work with our Brand Marketing Team.  In this position, you will have the opportunity to learn best in class brand marketing processes and techniques from an industry leader.  Specifically, the candidate will gain exposure to the product and marketing process by overseeing and assisting with the development and implementation of all new Product and Channel promotional marketing materials.  (Merchandising and point-of-sale materials, brand videos, photographs, internet, catalogs, direct mail, advertising and public relations materials.) Internship Details: preferably Junior or Senior status, extensions may be available for high performing interns, local residence is a plus, 15-25 hours a week, this is a paid internship.For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Jennifer Snyder at jennifer.snyder@bdk.com.

Stanton Communications, Inc. | Posted Jan. 5, 2012
Stanton Communications, Inc, a public relations firm specializing in marketing communications, crisis management, social media and public affairs, is currently accepting applications for a spring intern in Baltimore. Our interns gain hands-on experience in client services through project inclusion and direct client and media relations. Tasks may include:

  • Creating media lists.
  • Writing press releases.
  • Conducting media outreach.
  • Monitoring for media coverage and creating reports.
  • Participating in social media monitoring activities.
  • Researching client issues and competitive landscapes.
  • Participating in client meetings and events. 

Intern applicants should have a strong interest in media relations, social media and public relations. Background and leadership involvement in organizations such as PRSSA, prior internship experience, or involvement in editorial organizations are preferred.  Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Julie McKinney at jmckinney@stantoncomm.com.

Renegade Communications | Posted Dec. 6, 2011
Unlike conventional ad agencies, Renegade Communications handles the entire production process from ideation through to delivery in house. Renegade works with such brands as Comcast, Under Armour, Black & Decker and TimeWarner Cable, across print, video, digital and social media. We are currently looking for hardworking, enthusiastic candidates for three unique opportunities in accounts management, new business and incentive marketing. Qualified candidates would come in 2-3 times a week for 4-6 hours. The team is supportive of intern goals and works to help interns build their resume and support their business objectives. Interested candidates should email Jaimie Yates at interns@renegadecommunications.com.  

University of Maryland Medical Center | Posted Dec. 1, 2011
The UMMC Communications Internship Program provides highly qualified college students (preferably juniors) the opportunity to participate in a dynamic communications department. Interns can apply for one of four areas of focus and may be eligible to receive course credit (subject to the requirements of the student’s academic institution). Each internship is for the duration of one semester with 10-20 hours of work required per week at the UMMC offices in Baltimore. Extensions may be available to high-performing interns. For more information, please contact: Meghan Scalea, Communications Account Leader, Office of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, mscalea@umm.edu.

Devaney & Associates | Posted Nov. 1, 2011
Devaney & Associates in Towson, Md., is hiring. We are looking for someone to handle basic PR tasks but also to possibly grow into a full time junior PR associate. 12-24 hours a week (flexible) $10/hour stipend (processed by Devaney & Associates through our payroll). Tasks include:

  • develop and maintain media lists
  • maintain PR calendar and schedule of activities
  • assist in account services, including writing and distributing calendar announcements,
  • media advisories and news releases
  • media follow up for targeted events
  • research and recommend outreach activities for clients
  • prepare monthly PR activity reports for client accounts
  • monitor media alerts relevant to clients and agency
  • contribute to agency social media and web page
  • research and develop ideas for stories and media placements for clients

Applicants should have strong writing and editing skills, experience in online research, and dedication to meeting deadlines. students should be self-starting creative thinkers. Send a resume and cover letter detailing their skills and why they are interested in the position to: gkazimir@devaney.net . If writing samples such as news releases, articles, etc are available feel free to submit them as well; all applicants will take a writing test.

TU Speech and Debate | Posted Oct. 25, 2011
The Towson University Speech and Debate team is accepting applications for summer, fall and spring internship opportunities in Towson, Md. The intern will design and write publicity materials, including newsletters, brochures, letters and other promotional documents, maintain social media and website activities, attend events and meetings with key players, create media lists and work with TU alumni and admissions offices. Knowledge of web design a plus. This unpaid position offers flexible hours and an on-campus location. To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to Dr. Jennifer Potter at jpotter@towson.edu.

Under Armour | Posted Sept. 29, 2011
A’s Communications Team is looking for a creative, driven, and focused Communications Intern who has a passion for cutting edge branding, creative writing skills, and strategic thinking. This position will assist with all aspects of the department, from employee communications, media relations, product placement, target seeding, and much more. What you’ll do as our Communications Intern: monitor and track product placement opportunities, disseminate media coverage/product placement hits and scanning key placements, compose product pitch letters, create weekly employee newsletter content, develop press kit materials, support team on major brand initiatives. What UA is looking for in Communications Intern: completed two or more academic years at a university or college (Junior, Senior or Graduate status ONLY) with related degree; i.e. Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, etc., previous internship or work related experience in a PR/Communications department, exceptional written and oral communication skills, participation and Leadership with campus organizations, clubs, athletics teams, groups is a plus. Candidate Must Submit Writing Samples to be Considered. Application instructions.

Abel Communications | Posted Sept. 29, 2011
Abel Communications, a growing boutique PR firm in Baltimore, is currently seeking interns for the Fall 2011 period.  We are looking for friendly, motivated and detail-oriented individuals to work directly with our team to help manage and grow our business. In this role, interns will become a part of our team and learn about all facets of the public relations business including public relations writing, social media, media relations, and account management. Our interns get real-world experience in a small but effective, hands-on environment. You will assist in media list development and strategy, media outreach, and idea generation. You will also help us support social media programs, including Facebook and Twitter updates for clients, and supporting our video production efforts. Creativity and a ‘can do’ attitude are a must. Students with some design or video editing skills are a plus. Flexible hours. Academic credit is offered. Travel and meal expenses will be covered. Send resume and two writing samples to Gina Zuk, gina@abelcommunications.com.

PR writing, Baltimore | Posted Sept. 22, 2011
The Maryland Historical Society is looking for an intern for their Marketing/PR Department.  MdHS is the world’s largest Maryland history museum.  It occupies an entire square block in the Mt. Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore. The intern will help with press releases, researching marketing opportunities, editing marketing materials, assisting with grass-roots marketing. Very good writing skills required. The position is ideal for undergraduate or graduate student in media/marketing/pr majors who are looking to obtain credit for their work. Ideally the intern would work two days per week but there is flexibility. This is an unpaid internship. To apply please email your cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Stafford, Volunteer/Intern Coordinator at the Maryland Historical Society at estafford@mdhs.org.

PR internship, Baltimore | Posted Sept. 22, 2011
Stanton Communications, Inc, a public relations firm specializing in marketing communications, crisis management, social media and public affairs, is currently accepting applications for an intern in Baltimore.Interns are a valuable asset to Stanton Communications, providing assistance in the firm’s daily operations and work for corporate and non-profit clients.  Our interns gain hands-on experience in client services through project inclusion and direct client and media relations. Typical internship tasks include:

  • Creating media lists.
  • Writing press releases.
  • Conducting media outreach.
  • Monitoring for media coverage and creating reports.
  • Participating in social media monitoring activities.
  • Researching client issues and competitive landscapes.
  • Attending client events and participating in client meetings.
  • Attending and participating in staff meetings.
  • Observing the day-to-day practices of a PR agency.

Intern applicants should have a strong interest in media relations, social media, and public relations as a whole. Background and leadership involvement in organizations such as PRSSA or involvement in editorial organizations such as university newspapers are preferred.  Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet proficiency is a must. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Julie McKinney, Account Executive, at jmckinney@stantoncomm.com.

Internships in Journalism & New Media

Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast | Posted July 22, 2014
Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast is looking for interns with a basic grasp of news judgment, plus research and writing skills. We are looking for a commitment of 12 to 16 hours per week. We’re looking for a creative and collegial person with a strong work ethic, the ability to work well both independently and on a team, and a dedication to fair, accurate, and compelling journalism. E-mail your application to MdMorning@wypr.org no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1. The subject line should read “Fall 2014 Intern Application." Please attach a cover letter, resume with two references and two work samples. We also encourage you to send us any audio, video, or multimedia work you’ve done. Please send a link to it online—don’t send it as an attachment. Any questions? Matt Purdy (410-735-1607).

Towson University Division of Administration & Finance | Posted July 3, 2014
Towson University’s Division of Administration & Finance is seeking a journalism intern who will be responsible for researching, writing and editing a variety of divisional and university publications, including but not limited to blog posts, newsletter articles, and websites. The intern will assist in the development and implementation of communications plans for divisional projects and will conceptualize story ideas, interview sources and source/take images for the divisional blog. The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer who has an innate understanding of what types of content is compelling to audiences, and who is comfortable interviewing a variety of people in person or over the phone. Interested candidates should email pgorsuch@towson.edu with their fall schedule, resume, and a cover letter explaining why they think they are a good candidate.

WMAR-TV | Posted April 14, 2014
This opportunity includes learning a local-media web team’s workflow alongside with newsroom management. Students with a passion for on-line web design and media are encouraged to apply for this enriching experience. Students who complete the internship will have a portfolio of online work published on professional media websites around the country. Interactive Media internships are paid and therefore applicants must be: --enrolled in an accredited college or university --registered as a junior or senior --receive college/university course credit for participating in this program. There is one full time Spring internship available for Interactive Media Intern. The internship schedule may include weekends based on the student's availability and departmental needs, and will be determined prior to intern start date. For more information, view the full posting.

Baltimore Redbirds Baseball | Posted Feb. 11, 2014
We are looking for a summer intern to produce and broadcast our in game coverage of Redbirds baseball. The Redbirds play in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Summer Baseball League. We play all of our games in the Towson area at Calvert Hall. The Redbirds are looking to defend our 2013 Championship. We are looking for you to join our staff this summer. Our season starts in June and will conclude by Aug 1st. We play 2-3 home games per week. All of our games start at 6:00pm and normally conclude by 10:00pm. If you would like to be considered for this great opportunity please contact David Sutor (GM) at dsutor4@verizon.net

Guilford Gazette | Posted Jan. 31, 2014
The Guilford Gazette, a community newspaper located in Columbia, Md., is seeking an intern to cover high school sports in Howard County. The intern would be assigned to Hammond High School. Intern is responsible to cover sports events on location and file stories nightly, on deadline. Articles will be posted on the Guilford Gazette website. This is an unpaid position, but we may cover travel costs, depending on circumstances. Applicants must have previous experience covering live sports. Apply via email to News@GuilfordGazette.com with subject line, "Sports Reporter Intern."

WMAR-TV Baltimore | Posted Dec. 2, 2013
The Interactive Media Internship gives students real-world experience and provides a unique insight into newsroom web operations. This opportunity includes learning a local-media web team’s workflow alongside with newsroom management. Students with a passion for on-line web design and media are encouraged to apply for this enriching experience. Students who complete the internship will have a portfolio of online work published on professional media websites around the country. Interactive Media internships are paid. Details are online at: http://www.scripps.com/job-details?rid=7154

Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast | Posted Nov. 14, 2013
Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast is looking for interns with a basic grasp of news judgment, plus research and writing skills. We are looking for a commitment of 12 to 16 hours per week. We’re looking for a creative and collegial person with a strong work ethic, the ability to work well both independently and on a team, and a dedication to fair, accurate, and compelling journalism. E-mail your application to MdMorning@wypr.org no later than 5 pm on Friday, December 6. The subject line should read “Spring 2014 Intern Application." Please attach a cover letter, resume with two references and two work samples. We also encourage you to send us any audio, video, or multimedia work you’ve done. Please send a link to it online—don’t send it as an attachment. Any questions? Call Stephanie Hughes (410-735-1602) or Matt Purdy (410-735-1607).

Baltimore Sun Sports | Posted Nov. 14, 2013
The Baltimore Sun is looking for sports department interns for the winter/spring semester and the summer. We have openings for reporting and copy editing interns. Reporting interns are expected to contribute to our sports coverage in print and online, with opportunities to write game stories, features, breaking news and blog posts. Copy desk interns edit stories on deadline, fact-check, answer phones and assist with the night content production of the paper. There are also occasional writing opportunities for copy editing interns. Send a resume and clips to Andy Knobel, at aknobel@baltsun.com.

Asian Fortune | Posted Nov. 14, 2013
Asian Fortune is a local English language newsmagazine for Asian American professionals in the DC area. We've been around for over 20 years and have both a strong online and print presence. We are looking for reporters who will be paid the freelance rate (.10-.20 cents per word) and will receive whatever support and training necessary. Interested students should send an email stating their interest and three clips to jenny@asianfortunenews.com.

What Weekly | Posted Nov. 14, 2013
What Weekly is looking for creative and reliable interns who would be stoked to help us tell the stories about the positive stuff happening in Baltimore, and the rest of the world for that matter. Serious candidates should love culture, art, photography, good music, and an admiration for our quest to document the Urban Renaissance. We want interns with a pretty solid grasp of grammar, and the ability to fly solo. Candidates should also dig design. Interns will be responsible for generating compelling content for our publication that they will be assigned or that they pitch on their own. Unlike most journalism internships, this one gets you into the best parties, concerts, art openings, etc. So though this is an unpaid internship, you might just have the time of your life. We also run a calendar that keeps subscribers up to date on the amazing things happening in Baltimore, events that you can network and cover. Send questions/resumes/portfolios with “INTERN” in the subject line to: Kelly Louise Barton, Editor, What Weekly, kelly@whatweekly.com.

University of Maryland School of Pharmacy | Posted Oct. 29, 2013
The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in Baltimore is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual who wants hands-on writing and editing experience, primarily for organizational websites. This individual will assist with the development of content for the Schoolís website (www.pharmacy.umaryland.edu), an upcoming transition to a new content management system, and other communication and marketing tasks as assigned. He or she will report to the Assistant Dean of Communications and Marketing. To apply for this internship, please submit your resume and 2-3 writing samples to Becky Ceraul, assistant dean of communications and marketing, at rceraul@rx.umaryland.edu.

University of Maryland Medial Center | Posted Oct. 24, 2013
UMMC's editorial interns contribute to writing, editing and content development for various communications channels produced and managed by the Office of Communications & Public Affairs. The office is responsible for all communications, including media relations, internal communications, Web site, video work and more. The ideal candidate is a college-level junior pursuing a degree in communications, public relations, English, journalism or a related field. The editorial intern may receive course credit for the internship (subject to your school’s requirements) and will be hired to work 10-20 hours per week for at least one full semester. To apply for this opportunity in downtown Baltimore, please contact Chris Lindsley at CLINDSLEY@umm.edu.

Wedding Wire | Posted Oct. 22, 2013
WeddingWire seeks part-time Editorial Interns who will focus on our sister site, Project Wedding in our Chevy Chase, Md., offices.  These interns will support the editorial team in content migration and organization for the new Project Wedding site, as well as development of real wedding content. There may be some opportunity for these interns to create original editorial content on Project Wedding, as well. View the full internship description and submit an application online.

On-Campus Sports Network: Campus Managing Editor | Posted Sept. 19, 2013
On Campus Sports Network has an opening for Campus Managing Editor positions, where you’ll recruit and manage a staff of student journalists to cover men’s and women’s varsity athletics at your school. This unique and exciting opportunity puts you in charge: you’ll oversee all content on your school’s Campus Site, which is part of a national network of more than 200 NCAA Division I universities that forms the media’s largest staff of college student sports journalists. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Recruit prospective writers, photojournalists and video broadcasters to join your team.
  • Collaborate regularly with your Campus Site team and your Conference Editor to plan immediate and long-term coverage.
  • Help edit and publish stories for your Campus Site.
  • Build and maintain a relationship with your school's athletic department.
  • Work with our editorial team to process requests for media credentials.

Qualifications: You should have a good understanding of AP style, along with a passion for covering college sports and a strong work ethic. Previous leadership experience preferred but not required. Communication, Journalism and Business majors desired, but not mandatory. **NOTE: It is the student's responsibility to seek possible credit for this internship.** Please complete the application online at ww.oncampussports.com/application.

On-Campus Sports Network: Journalists | Posted Sept. 19, 2013
On Campus Sports Network has multiple openings for College Sports Journalists on your campus. This unique and exciting opportunity allows you to develop critical online journalism skills including digital print, photojournalism and/or video broadcasting experience. Your Campus Site is part of a national network of more than 200 NCAA Division I universities, forming the media’s largest staff of college student sports journalists. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Submit at least one article per week (minimum article length: 300 words), focusing on your school's sports teams. You also can produce stories that appeal to regional or national audiences.
  • Capture images of your school's sports teams and athletic facilities.
  • Capture and edit raw video footage*: This could be a spectacular play at a live sporting event you attend, or capturing the emotion of the crowd during a pivotal moment in a game. This could also entail shooting video from a tailgate party or a local sports bar where students and fans are watching the big game on TV. We're looking for compelling "you had to be there" moments to fill our Raw Video category at each Campus Site.

How to Apply: Please complete the application online at www.oncampussports.com/application.

b and bthesite.com | Posted Sept. 10, 2013
b and bthesite.com — Baltimore's premier publication for young adults — is looking for fall interns. The internship opportunities here are varied: news, sports, entertainment and lifestyle reporting and blogging; social media; copy editing; publication design and graphics; photography; video production; web production. Our interns have interviewed celebrities, reported cover stories, shot major local events, created humorous photo galleries, designed covers, recapped shows for our TV Lust blog and much more. Most internships will involve web production. We're in The Sun newsroom, so our interns will be working with us but also interacting with people across The Sun organization. This is an unpaid internship; interns MUST earn academic credit and be able to show proof that they are earning academic credit. Hours are flexible, starting at about 12 hours a week. Incoming juniors, seniors and grad students preferred. We prefer students who have some sort of media experience, such as working on the student newspaper, blogging, etc. Anyone interested should e-mail a cover letter, resume and work samples (or links to work samples) to b assistant editor Jordan Bartel, jordan.bartel@baltsun.com

CBS Radio | Posted Sept. 4, 2013
We are looking for students who have interest in programming, sales, promotions, broadcast journalism and sports. All interested candidates must apply to through the CBS career section before they are interviewed. www.CBSRADIO.com/careers . The deadline to apply to the Fall 2013 session is Sept. 13. The Fall 2013 session runs from Sept. 23 to Dec. 6. The requirements are as follows: students must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, students must be able to work a minimum of 120 hours, students must be able to receive college credit for their participation in our program.

TV25 Baltimore | Posted Aug. 9, 2013
TV25 Baltimore is a growing community-based television broadcast operation. TV25 seeks to provide a visual and transparent window into city government, institutions and rganizations to citizens, successes and challenges. TV25 Baltimore offers academic credit internships for College and University sophomore, junior and senior undergraduate students. TV25’s Fall Internship program allows interns to work within various departments of our 24-hour broadcast operation. During their internship, interns will get hands-on experience in aproducing, editing, public relations, social media, business administration as well as regulatory and operations. We are looking for creative, focused individuals who can juggle multiple projects and tasks. To view and apply for open positions please log onto our website: www.TV25Baltimore.com

University of Maryland Medial Center | Posted Aug. 9, 2013
UMMC's editorial interns contribute to writing, editing and content development for various communications channels produced and managed by the Office of Communications & Public Affairs. The office is responsible for all communications, including media relations, internal communications, Web site, video work and more. The ideal candidate is a college-level junior pursuing a degree in communications, public relations, English, journalism or a related field. The editorial intern may receive course credit for the internship (subject to your school’s requirements) and will be hired to work 10-20 hours per week for at least one full semester. To apply for this opportunity in downtown Baltimore, please contact Chris Lindsley at CLINDSLEY@umm.edu.

WYPR's Maryland Morning | Posted July 31, 2013
Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast is looking for fall interns. You don’t need experience in public radio, but we do require a basic grasp of news judgment, plus research and writing skills. An ideal candidate would also be interested in the topics covered in Maryland Morning interviews: government, history, science, energy, environment, technology, business, and arts and culture. While we do assign interns administrative office tasks, we also involve them in most aspects of the program: researching and booking interviews, editing recorded audio, writing copy for hosts, participating in editorial meetings, pitching ideas, transcribing field tape, and reaching out to listeners on social media. The schedule is flexible, but we are looking for a commitment of two full days per week. We’re looking for a creative and collegial person with a strong work ethic, the ability to work well both independently and on a team, and a dedication to fair, accurate, and compelling journalism. You can learn a lot working with us—and have a lot of fun, too. Any questions? Call Lawrence Lanahan (410-735-1612) or Sheilah Kast (410-735-1601). The fall internship starts in early September and runs through mid-December. The internship is unpaid, but we're happy to coordinate on college credit. E-mail your application to MdMorning@wypr.org no later than noon, Monday, August 19. The subject line should read “Fall 2013 Intern Application.” Please attach a cover letter, resume, two references and two writing samples.

WYPR's Maryland Morning | Posted April 25, 2013
Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast is looking for summer interns. You don’t need experience in public radio, but we do require a basic grasp of news judgment, plus research and writing skills. An ideal candidate would also be interested in the topics covered in Maryland Morning interviews: government, history, science, energy, environment, technology, business, and arts and culture. While we do assign interns administrative office tasks, we also involve them in most aspects of the program: researching and booking interviews, editing recorded audio, writing copy for hosts, participating in editorial meetings, pitching ideas, transcribing field tape, and reaching out to listeners on social media. The schedule is flexible, but we are looking for a commitment of two full days per week. We’re looking for a creative and collegial person with a strong work ethic, the ability to work well both independently and on a team, and a dedication to fair, accurate, and compelling journalism. You can learn a lot working with us—and have a lot of fun, too. Learn more about Maryland Morning at our website. Any questions? Call Lawrence Lanahan (410-735-1612) or Sheilah Kast (410-735-1601). E-mail your application to MdMorning@wypr.org no later than noon, Friday, May 10. The subject line should read “Summer 2013 Intern Application.” Please attach in a separate Microsoft Word document a cover letter, resume and two writing samples.

Inside Lacrosse | Posted Feb. 12, 2013
US Lacrosse, the national governing body of lacrosse, announces an opening for a part- time Lacrosse Magazine Intern in Baltimore, Maryland starting mid to late February 2013 working 15-20 hours per week (Tues-Thurs and Sat) for college credit. Editorial interns will assist with online coverage of the 2013 spring season and in production of a monthly publication that reaches 400,000-plus members of US Lacrosse. Specific duties and responsibilities include writing blogs, game previews, features and cover games for LaxMagazine.com, assisting in back-end production — such as posting scores, recaps and related links, participating in and contributing to editorial staff brainstorming and budgeting meetings, conducting interviews and writing features for Lacrosse Magazine. Qualified candidates should be journalism and/or communications majors looking for hands-on experience and clips in a dynamic environment. Knowledge of lacrosse preferred, as is experience working in a content management system and with social media. Please include resume and samples of published work. Candidates in the Baltimore area are preferred, but remote applicants will also be considered. Apply for this position online at: http://usngbjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=52058.

Summer 2013 Institute on Political Journalism in Washington, DC | Posted Jan. 23, 2013
Students will earn up to 9 credits and are guaranteed an internship with a media outlet or communications firm. Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of March 7, 2013. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the priority deadline of February 7, 2013 in order to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as internship placement. For more information and to be begin an online application, please visit www.DCinternships.org/IPJ. Questions may be directed to Jennifer Fantin at admissions@tfas.org or 202.986.0384.

University of Maryland Medial Center | Posted Jan. 9, 2013
UMMC's editorial interns contribute to writing, editing and content development for various communications channels produced and managed by the Office of Communications & Public Affairs. The office is responsible for all communications, including media relations, internal communications, Web site, video work and more. The ideal candidate is a college-level junior pursuing a degree in communications, public relations, English, journalism or a related field. The editorial intern may receive course credit for the internship (subject to your school’s requirements) and will be hired to work 10-20 hours per week for at least one full semester. To apply for this opportunity in downtown Baltimore, please contact Chris Lindsley at CLINDSLEY@umm.edu.

b, the paper | Posted Jan. 3, 2013
b, The Baltimore Sun’s weekly 80-page free tabloid, is looking for spring academic interns – writers, layout designers and photographers. We’re aimed at 18- to 35-year-olds, and specialize in offbeat features. Our print circulation is 85,000. Some recent cover stories: Baltimore’s best up and coming rappers, the hazards of texting while walking, 20 reasons to fall (back) in love with the Orioles, Maryland’s 20 best beers. In addition to working for the print edition, interns may be asked to recap TV shows and create photo galleries and other online features. Send cover letters, resumes and clips by Friday Dec. 14 to Sam Sessa, ssessa@baltsun.com.

University of Maryland Medial Center | Posted Aug. 29, 2012
UMMC's editorial interns contribute to writing, editing and content development for various communications channels produced and managed by the Office of Communications & Public Affairs. The office is responsible for all communications, including media relations, internal communications, Web site, video work and more. The ideal candidate is a college-level junior pursuing a degree in communications, public relations, English, journalism or a related field. The editorial intern may receive course credit for the internship (subject to your school’s requirements) and will be hired to work 10-20 hours per week for at least one full semester. To apply for this opportunity in downtown Baltimore, please e-mail mscalea@umm.edu or fax 410-328-3450 a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and letters of recommendation to Communications Account Leader Meghan Scalea.

b the site | Posted Aug. 23, 2012
b, The Baltimore Sun’s weekly 80-page free tabloid, is looking for fall academic interns – writers, layout designers and photographers. We’re aimed at 18- to 35-year-olds, and specialize in offbeat features. Our print circulation is 85,000. Some recent cover stories: Trying Baltimore food challenges (5-lb burgers, etc.), the hazards of texting while walking, 20 reasons to fall (back) in love with the Orioles, rounding up Baltimore’s cheapest beers. In addition to working for the print edition, interns may be asked to recap TV shows and create photo galleries and other online features. Send cover letters, resumes and clips by Tuesday Aug 21 to Sam Sessa, ssessa@baltsun.com.

Phoenix TS | Posted June 13, 2012
The Copywriter Intern will be responsible for creating and editing a variety of different types of content to include traditional website copy, blogs, press releases, articles, brochures, email blasts and other materials. We are looking an enthusiastic and creative individual who wants to join our team in a friendly, faced paced environment. Intern will develop compelling copy for the web that maximizes opportunities for both conversion and rankings, create blogposts to be featured on our website discussing the latest news in information technology and security, create press releases and articles for the web. Intern must be a current college student pursuing a degree in English, journalism, communications, marketing or a related field. Phoenix Technology Solutions is a technical computer and IT certification training provider headquartered in Columbia, Md. Candidates should submit their resumes to Vaughn Regelin via email at vaughn@phoenixts.com. Please include a brief writing sample on Certified Ethical Hacking (include a description of the course and why this training is important for both the individual and the employer).

The Avenue News | Posted May 7, 2012
The Avenue News, a weekly community newspaper serving communities in northeastern Baltimore County, is looking for an intern to assist with writing stories and copy. Interested candidates should have strong writing skills including proper use of grammar and spelling, and strong attention to detail and oral communication skills. Familiarity with the communities of Essex, Middle River, Perry Hall, White Marsh, Rosedale, Overlea, Parkville, and Carney is a plus. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and writing samples to Ted Barnhart, Editor, at editor@avenuenews.com. The Avenue News office is located at 617-D Stemmers Run Road, Essex, MD 21221.

KYW-TV, Philadelphia | Posted April 19, 2012
This CBS station is looking for a news apprentice who will be involved in station operations from the assignment desk to newscast writing and producing, promotion writing, and news editing to special projects. Apprentices will be working side by side with News Department professionals, learning their craft and gaining valuable experience and knowledge. Each Apprenticeship will be of six to twelve month duration. Candidates who are selected will be paid an hourly rate of pay, depending on market size. Stations will make every effort to find employment for those candidates who successfully complete the Program, either within the station or at another CBS Television Station. However, successful completion of the Program does not necessarily guarantee future employment. Candidates must be graduating in teh spring of 2012. To apply, visit http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/station/cbs-3/, scroll to "Jobs and internships," click on "search openings," and enter Philadelphia in both "market" and "location" sections, and click "search." "News apprentice will be the second job listed.

The Equal Rights Center | Posted March 29, 2012
The Equal Rights Center is seeking applicants who will be in the Washington, DC area during Summer 2012 to participate in our Communications Internship Program. The Summer Internship runs from June 2012 through August 2012. Interns are expected to commit to working 35 hours per week and will receive a $150 weekly stipend. The Equal Rights Center is a comprehensive civil rights organization with a mission to identify, challenge, and eliminate discrimination in housing, employment, public accommodations, and government services in and around the nation's capital and across the country. Through a variety of activities including education and outreach, complaint intakes and counseling, testing and private enforcement, and filing complaints, the ERC attempts to address the many harmful impacts of discrimination. College students or graduates with a major in public relations, journalism, communications, or a related course are encouraged to apply. For information on duties and instructions for applying, see the full internship listing on idealist.org.

Governing magazine | Posted March 26, 2012
Governing magazine--which covers news about state and local government--is offering an unpaid summer internship. This is a great opportunity for an aspiring young journalist to get hands-on experience writing for a national publication. Our magazine covers the politics, policy and business of government. The magazine's articles are written in an insightful and sophisticated way, but they're also interesting and engaging, even to the reader who isn't a policy wonk. Governing has a very loyal audience that includes state and local leaders such as governors, mayors, state legislators, local city council members, and policy advisers. The summer intern will write enterprise stories about issues facing state and local government and will also assist with covering hearings on Capitol Hill as well as other Washington events that are important to our audience. You'll be most likely to excel at this position if you have knowledge and interest in state and local government, prior news writing experience, and the ability to develop your own original story ideas. This is a part-time, summer position, and flexible schedules are fine.To get a flavor for the topics we cover, please visit our website at http://www.governing.com. You can see back issues of the print edition of our magazine at http://www.governing.com/mag. Our offices are at 1100 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 1300 in Washington, D.C. To apply, please send a resume, a cover letter, and three clips to rholeywell@governing.com.

Human Rights Campaign | Posted March 1, 2012
HRC’s internships are designed for undergraduate and graduate students who wish to gain valuable professional skills while developing their voice as an LGBT advocate and leader, play an active role in the nation’s largest LGBT equality organization, and connect with some of the foremost LGBT and allied leaders through educational brown bag seminars and other events. Currently, HRC is offering internships in our Media Center, Graphic Design, Online Strategy, Digital Media, Publications & Magazine, and Communications departments. If you know of any students interested in interning with one of our 25 program areas, please direct them to our Internship website. The priority deadline to apply is Monday, March 5. We will continue to accept applications until all positions are filled. However, those who have applied before the deadline will receive preference.

Patch.com | Posted Feb. 9, 2012
We are excited to announce that our 2012 summer internship application process is open. If you’re interested in joining one of the fastest-growing, most collaborative and innovative companies on the web, then we want to hear from you! Polish your resume, draft a cover letter and visit us at www.patch.com/jobs to apply and click on "Students/Interns: Editorial" and select "Intern" in the Position Type field. Our editorial positions are located across the country, so be sure to apply to the one(s) closest to you. All other positions are in our vibrant HQ office located in New York, NY. You can find more specific roles and responsibilities online for these positions, but please do keep in mind you must be a junior, senior or graduate student or a recent graduate (May 2011 or later) to be considered. Accepting applications now through March 15, 2012. For the most up-to-date information and announcements on what’s going on with PatchU, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. For questions, you can email us at PatchU@patch.com.

BBB Greater Maryland | Posted Jan. 5, 2012
BBB | Greater Maryland, a non-profit organization with offices across from Camden Yards, seeks a public relations intern. This is an unpaid internship, but the successful candidate will get hands-on experience working in a small office that has a track-record for placing stories across television, radio, print and digital media platforms. The intern will use BBB's complaint database network and caller tips to research and develop stories. This position requires strong writing skills and a passion for connecting the dots. Use of AP Style is helpful. Interns will conduct interviews with possible scam victims and facilitate media interviews with local consumers. Additional duties include research and preparation of consumer tips on a variety of subject matter and assistance with the CEO's media appearances and monthly articles in the Frederick News Post, Business Monthly and Daily Times.BBB will provide overview on permission-based email software, social media and website content management system for sharing news. BBB offers flexible hours and a casual work environment in a safe location with free, secure, onsite parking. We are also conveniently located near public transportation. To apply, email a resume and cover letter to Jody Thomas at jthomas@greatermd.bbb.org.

b and bthesite.com | Dec. 20, 2011
b and bthesite.com — Baltimore’s premier publication for young adults — is looking for spring and summer interns. The internship opportunities here are varied: news, sports, entertainment and lifestyle reporting and blogging; social media; copy editing; publication design and graphics; photography; video production; web production. Our interns have interviewed celebrities, reported cover stories, shot major local events, created humorous photo galleries, designed covers, recapped shows for our TV Lust blog and much more. For the spring, we have several openings but are especially interested in applicants for: features reporting, design, sportswriting, social media/UGC, web content and production. Most internships will involve some web production. We’re in The Sun newsroom, so our interns will be working with us but also interacting with people across The Sun organization. This is an unpaid internship; interns MUST earn academic credit and be able to show proof that they are earning academic credit. Hours are flexible, starting at about 12 hours a week. Incoming juniors, seniors and grad students preferred. We prefer students who have some sort of media experience, such as working on the Towerlight, blogging, etc. Anyone interested should e-mail a cover letter, resume and work samples (or links to work samples) to anne@bthesite.com.

MarylandReporter.com | Dec. 20, 2011
MarylandReporter.com, an online news website covering state government and politics, is offering several paid 13-week internships in 2012 with an emphasis on investigative reporting. One of the internships will run from February through May and will involve covering the 90-day session of the Maryland General Assembly. The other two internships in Maryland will be offered in June and September. The internships are open to rising seniors, master’s candidates or graduates and students or graduates who have had experience on student newspapers or other publications. The internship is also open to non-traditional students and career-changers from other fields who wish to pursue a career in journalism and who have the necessary writing and reporting skills. The internship is designed to enhance your skills as a journalist covering state government and politics with a special emphasis on ethics and investigative reporting skills. We will task you with a wide range of assignments, hopefully geared to your interests and strengths, but also designed to stretch your capabilities. The internships are supported by a grant from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation. This is temporary full-time employment paying $400 week with no benefits. You will work out of your home, the State House in Annapolis and/or the offices of MarylandReporter.com in Columbia, Maryland. You will need a car and smart phone, and you will be reimbursed for mileage and phone use. To apply for this internship, send a letter spelling out your qualifications and availability to Len@MarylandReporter.com, along with a resume and 5-10 clips of your work (URL links are fine.) In the subject line, specify February, June or September internship. The deadline for the February internship is Monday, Nov. 21; for June internship, Friday, March 2; and for September, Friday, June 15.

Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development | Dec. 1, 2011
The marketing and communications department is looking for a spring intern for their news department, MDbizMedia. This internship is an excellent opportunity for students who desire hands-on journalism experience with professional-level public service work, and for state government agencies looking for exciting, new talent. Duties and responsibilities include: researching, writing, editing, creating and/or posting business news of interest to business owners, entrepreneurs, state and local government officials and economic development stakeholders using new media tools (including video) and marketing channels. Experience with blogging suites, such as WordPress, and social media experience preferred. 16 hours per week. Please submit cover letter, resume and three writing samples to dbedintern@gmail.com.

Inside Lacrosse | Posted Nov. 17, 2011
Inside Lacrosse in downtown Baltimore is seeking a motivated, versatile journalist to be our online intern for the spring semester 2012. The internship will cover a wide range of key editorial duties, including managing the homepage of InsideLacrosse.com, writing, editing, utilizing social media and covering lacrosse games. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with the fast pace of online journalism and be able to make important editorial decisions on the fly. Knowledge of lacrosse is preferred, as is experience with a web content management system and social media. We're looking for someone who will bring fresh ideas to the table and challenge the IL staff members. The position provides college internship hours, clips and valuable work experience. A small stipend is available. We are flexible with tight schedules, but some night/weekend work is required. Please contact Matt Kinnear at mattkinnear@insidelacrosse.com for details.

University of Maryland Medial Center | Posted Nov. 16, 2011
UMMC's editorial interns contribute to writing, editing and content development for various communications channels produced and managed by the Office of Communications & Public Affairs. The office is responsible for all communications, including media relations, internal communications, Web site, video work and more. The ideal candidate is a college-level junior pursuing a degree in communications, public relations, English, journalism or a related field. The editorial intern may receive course credit for the internship (subject to your school’s requirements) and will be hired to work 10-20 hours per week for at least one full semester. To apply for this opportunity in downtown Baltimore, please e-mail mscalea@umm.edu or fax 410-328-3450 a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and letters of recommendation to Communications Account Leader Meghan Scalea.

The Avenue News | Posted Nov. 3, 2011
The Avenue News, a weekly community newspaper serving communities in northeastern Baltimore County, is looking for an intern to assist with writing stories and copy. Interested candidates should have strong writing skills including proper use of grammar and spelling, and strong attention to detail and oral communication skills. Familiarity with the communities of Essex, Middle River, Perry Hall, White Marsh, Rosedale, Overlea, Parkville, and Carney is a plus. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and writing samples to Amy Graziano, Editor, at agraziano@avenuenews.com. The Avenue News office is located at 617-D Stemmers Run Road, Essex, MD 21221.

MarylandReporter.com | Posted Nov. 1, 2011
MarylandReporter.com, an online news website covering state government and politics, is offering several paid 13-week internships in 2012 with an emphasis on investigative reporting. One of the internships will run from February through May and will involve covering the 90-day session of the Maryland General Assembly. The other two internships in Maryland will be offered in June and September. The internships are open to rising seniors, master’s candidates or graduates and students or graduates who have had experience on student newspapers or other publications. The internship is also open to non-traditional students and career-changers from other fields who wish to pursue a career in journalism and who have the necessary writing and reporting skills. The internship is designed to enhance your skills as a journalist covering state government and politics with a special emphasis on ethics and investigative reporting skills. We will task you with a wide range of assignments, hopefully geared to your interests and strengths, but also designed to stretch your capabilities. The internships are supported by a grant from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation. This is temporary full-time employment paying $400 week with no benefits. You will work out of your home, the State House in Annapolis and/or the offices of MarylandReporter.com in Columbia, Maryland. You will need a car and smart phone, and you will be reimbursed for mileage and phone use. To apply for this internship, send a letter spelling out your qualifications and availability to Len@MarylandReporter.com, along with a resume and 5-10 clips of your work (URL links are fine.) In the subject line, specify February, June or September internship. The deadline for the February internship is Monday, Nov. 21; for June internship, Friday, March 2; and for September, Friday, June 15.

Baltimore City Paper | Posted Oct. 19, 2011
Interested in learning more about alternative journalism? Then apply for a City Paper editorial internship. Our interns don't fetch coffee--they help produce the Baltimore area's free alternative newsweekly by fact-checking, conducting research, doing data entry, and writing short blurbs for the weekly calendar, with the potential to write longer, more involved pieces. To participate, you must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program and be able to earn academic credit. All majors are welcome, and while previous journalism experience is preferred, it is by no means required. We're looking for smart, dedicated workers who can put together a sentence with some style and flair; we're a tight-knit group, so team players are a must. Internships are available during the fall, winter, spring, and summer semesters. All internships are unpaid. For information on how to apply, email Laura Dattaro, ldattaro(at)citypaper(dot)com. Please include the semester(s) you'd like to apply for in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Baltimore Sun Sports | Posted Oct. 11, 2011
The Baltimore Sun is looking for sports department interns for the winter/spring semester and the summer. We have openings for reporting and copy editing interns. Reporting interns are expected to contribute to our sports coverage in print and online, with opportunities to write game stories, features, breaking news and blog posts. Copy desk interns edit stories on deadline, fact-check, answer phones and assist with the night content production of the paper. There are also occasional writing opportunities for copy editing interns. Send a resume and clips to Andy Knobel, at aknobel@baltsun.com.

MLB.com | Posted Oct. 18, 2011
MLB.com offers 30 reporting internships to aspiring sportswriters. These internships are designed to give associates the full range of experiences that come with covering a professional team. Each associate will work closely with a site reporter to give visitors to a team’s Web site all the information they need to follow the team from Opening Day to season’s end. Each Major League team will have one associate. Students who are currently juniors or seniors, as well as graduate students, are eligible for our 2012 Summer Internship Program.  If you are graduating in December 2011, you are still eligible. All applications must be postmarked by Nov. 30, 2011.  We will make our selections by the end of January. We expect each intern to spend a minimum of 10 weeks in the program, dates determined by a person’s college schedule. The more flexible an applicant is in terms of which Major League city he or she can work in, the better the person’s chances of being selected.  Interns will be paid $500 per week. Applicants should submit a resume, 5 to 10 published articles, a list of references and a 750-word essay on why MLB.com should select you? Your clips ideally will show a variety of work, including game stories, previews and features. Previous experience covering a beat is preferred. Associates are responsible for arranging their own housing and transportation. Please mail all internship applications to: Bill Hill, Assistant Managing Editor/MLB.com, Major League Baseball/Western Operations, 2415 E. Camelback Rd., Ste. 850, Phoenix, AZ 85016

Wall Street Journal | Posted Oct. 6, 2011
Internships are aimed at undergraduates or recent graduates who intend a career in journalism. To apply for this internship please submit a cover letter, resume and up to six writing samples. We will select about 15 interns for the summer 2012 program. The selection process is highly competitive and most of those chosen have had prior internships with other newspapers as well as extensive experience on a campus newspaper. The internships are for ten-week periods in June, July and August. The pay is $700.00 a week.Only the applicants who are selected for final consideration will be contacted. We will complete the selection process by the end of December. About half the interns are based outside New York, in bureaus such as San Francisco, DC, Detroit, etc. We do not pay for relocation. It helps for applicants to state if they have preferences in where they intern, and also if they have any preferences in subject matter (for example: metro, economics, politics, arts etc). We cannot guarantee to meet your preferences, but it helps us in placing interns. If you wish to apply for a video, art or WSJ.com internship, please specify that in your application. You can also elect to apply for more than one of these, if you have several areas of skill.

ART INTERNS: We also accept photo, infographics and art internship applications. Applicants should include samples of their work.

VIDEO INTERNS: Each year we take at least one video intern, who works as part of our video team shooting and editing video that complements and supplements print stories.

WSJ.COM INTERNS: Our online team, which is integrated with the print operations, takes several interns each year who work exclusively online, packaging and editing stories, video and graphics for our website.

To apply, mail your application to Deborah Brewster, Deputy Managing Editor, The Wall Street Journal Internship Program (U.S.) 1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036. Emails not accepted.

Baltimore Magazine | Posted Sept. 26, 2011
Baltimore Magazine is looking for three fall interns. This unpaid internship offers hands-on experience in magazine production and the chance to build a clips file. Qualifications: strong, clear writers, resourceful researchers and curious intellects. Students need to be available a minimum of 14 hours a week, preferably split up into two seven-hour days (10 a.m.-5 p.m.). Details can be found at Baltimore Magazine.

Internships in Communication Studies

Wolf Trap Foundation | Posted Sept. 26, 2013
Wolf Trap Foundation's Internship Program provides project-based training and experience to approximately 40 interns annually. As a Wolf Trap intern, you become an integral member of our team, working with staff and other interns on meaningful projects. You'll interact with Wolf Trap board members, patrons, and business leaders who can add to your experiences. Spring internships are paid, part-time positions (20-24 hours per week). Housing is the responsibility of the student, although guidance in this matter is available. Interns are required to have a car, as Wolf Trap Foundation is not accessible by public transit. Wolf Trap Spring Internships are offered in the following areas: Production and Sound, Marketing/Social Media, Advertising Sales/Group Sales, Graphic Design, Web Communications, Creative Copywriting, Public Relations, Donor Relations, Special Events, Planning and Initiatives. Application deadline for Spring 2014 Internships is November 1. For more information, email internships@wolftrap.org or call 703.937.6304.

IRTS Summer Fellowship | Posted Sept. 24, 2013
The IRTS Summer Fellowship Program teaches up-and-coming communicators the realities of the media industry and business world through a nine-week, expense-paid fellowship, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice. Students selected for this highly competitive program learn about opportunities throughout the industry, in addition to interning at a specific company in NYC where skills are matched to a corresponding area of our business. The Fellowship also provides the opportunity to network with industry professionals, take related field trips and attend panels, lectures and group discussions. Accomplished students from all majors (including math, computer science, liberal arts, business, marketing, communications, etc.) are encouraged to apply. The Summer Fellowship Program is competitive. Students must be college juniors, seniors or graduate students at the time of application. Applicants must be full-time students who will not graduate prior to April 14, 2014. Fellowship takes place from June 1 - August 2, 2014, in New York City. Travel, housing, internship and living allowance included. Applications are due Sunday November 3, midnight EST. For detailed eligibility information and to download an application: http://irtsfoundation.org/summerfellowshipprogram.html. All applications and one-page resume should be sent to submit@irts.org.

Jesuit Volunteer Corps | Posted April 3, 2012
The Jesuit Volunteer Corps is seeking an undergraduate, graduate student or recent college graduate to intern throughout the summer and/or fall semesters. As an essential part of a one-person department, the communications intern gains hands-on experience in nonprofit communications, which provides more context to academic lessons and professional skills for a career in public relations. The intern is asked to dedicate 15–20 hours per week during the regular semester, or 20–40 hours during the summer, for a minimum of eight weeks. Hours are organized around class or work schedules, but should fit between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. No evening or weekend work required. Tasks are assigned based on personal interests, talents, and strengths. Standard duties include creating coverage reports, strengthening media lists, organizing online photo storage, moderate design projects, and creating or posting content for online outlets (Facebook, blog, YouTube). A successful intern has a solid writing portfolio, strong web research skills, is able to stick to a deadline, has an interest in graphic and/or web design, experience with social networking sites like YouTube and Facebook, and an interest in JVC's work for peace and justice. Experience with Associated Press or Chicago Manual of Style, photography, and/or videography a plus. This position is unpaid, but can be tailored to meet course credit requirements. JVC offers women and men an opportunity to work full-time for justice and peace in 39 U.S. cities and six foreign countries. Our Baltimore headquarters in the Mount Vernon Cultural District has 13 full-time employees to support more than 340 Jesuit Volunteers and 12,000 friends and supporters. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to aross@jesuitvolunteers.org. Include information about your available dates.

 

Human Rights Campaign | Posted March 2, 2012
HRC’s internships are designed for undergraduate and graduate students who wish to gain valuable professional skills while developing their voice as an LGBT advocate and leader, play an active role in the nation’s largest LGBT equality organization, and connect with some of the foremost LGBT and allied leaders through educational brown bag seminars and other events. Currently, HRC is offering internships in our Media Center, Graphic Design, Online Strategy, Digital Media, Publications & Magazine, and Communications departments.

Weinberg Harris & Associates | Posted Jan. 18, 2012
Weinberg Harris & Associates, a public relations and marketing agency located in historic Hampden, is currently accepting applications for a spring intern. The ideal candidate will be a “go-getter” and willing to pitch in wherever needed. Strong writing skills, a willingness to learn and a positive attitude are essential. The right candidate will have flexibility to drive his or her own project development. This candidate will also be relied upon to collaborate and contribute to an ongoing creative process, provide feedback, and contribute to the development of new strategies and materials. Proficiency and familiarity with social media, Internet research and website management are a must. Responsibilities: Support WHA team with all public relations and marketing efforts, draft press releases, media alerts and marketing collateral, research and craft media lists, assist in pitching and fulfilling press requests. The internship is unpaid with a flexible, weekly part-time schedule. Internship Details: preferably Junior or Senior status, 15-20 hours a week. Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume, cover letter and one AP Style writing sample via email to Kate Bowers at kbowers@weinbergharris.com.

Renegade Communications | Posted Dec. 6, 2011
Unlike conventional ad agencies, Renegade Communications handles the entire production process from ideation through to delivery in house. Renegade works with such brands as Comcast, Under Armour, Black & Decker and TimeWarner Cable, across print, video, digital and social media. We are currently looking for hardworking, enthusiastic candidates for three unique opportunities in accounts management, new business and incentive marketing. Qualified candidates would come in 2-3 times a week for 4-6 hours. The team is supportive of intern goals and works to help interns build their resume and support their business objectives. Interested candidates should email Jaimie Yates at interns@renegadecommunications.com.  

WTMD | Posted Nov. 29, 2011
WTMD is looking for highly qualified junior or senior students who are motivated
independent workers, but can also be team players. These students should also be very
organized, efficient and excellent communicators. Will be working directly with WTMD’s
administration, Underwriting, Traffic and Membership Department, hands on experience
with fundraising, information management, non profit and music business. Must have
a love of music and knowledge of WTMD. This unpaid position has flexible hours a
minimum of 10 hours a week and a on-campus location. Tasks include database management, fundraising, marketing, and working with membership managers. To apply, contact Dr. Audra McMullen.

TU Speech and Debate | Posted Oct. 25, 2011
The Towson University Speech and Debate team is accepting applications for summer, fall, and spring internship opportunities in Towson, Md. The intern will gather information about high school speech and debate programs, plan on-campus and community events, banquets and conferences, organize fundraising events and promote communication among team members, the university and the community. This unpaid position offers flexible hours and an on-campus location. To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to Dr. Jennifer Potter at jpotter@towson.edu.

CASA de Maryland | Posted Sept. 29, 2011
Assist in providing core services to local Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) programs, assist in the development/acquisition of training materials and the coordination of training events, assist in the development of new CASA programs in un-served areas of the State, assist in promoting communication, networking and sharing of
information among local programs, assist in tracking of legislation, gathering information about policy changes and court decisions and disseminating information to local programs, assist in planning of annual legislative reception and "CASA Day in Annapolis," assist in promoting public awareness of CASA and recruiting volunteers to serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates and other volunteer roles, assist in researching potential funding opportunities for CASA, organizing fundraising events and activities, and providing assistance to local CASA programs in securing funding. Please send resume to Farajii Muhammad, Public Awareness Coordinator, at farajii@marylandcasa.org. Hire@TU Job ID 24103 | www.towson.edu/careercenter

Stevenson Group | Posted Sept. 29, 2011
Interns at Stevenson Group will have the opportunity to learn about the trade show exhibits, events & displays industries with side-by-side, hands-on apprenticeship that will arm them with the knowledge & experience needed to advance into an event and/or exhibit marketing career, or another related field of business. It is in the best interest of Stevenson Group to groom our interns to one day fulfill an employed position within our company in an effort retain our own investment of time and mentoring. Therefore, our internship openings are carefully considered & competitive in an effort to find the best interns suited for our company needs. Varying internship duties may include:

  • Copywriting & content creation for marketing materials both print & online.
  • SEO, SMM & data mining for sales opportunities
  • Graphic design support such as image handling and processing
  • On-site production support
  • Assistance with client account management
  • Data entry
  • Research & development
  • Campaign reporting
  • Fabrication support
  • Fulfillment support

Please send resume to Graham Dodge, gcdodge@stevensongroup.com.


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