Advertising & Public Relations Internships

Events Assistant Internship, University of Maryland, Baltimore | Posted April 24, 2018

 

 Interested in a high-profile and fun learning experience? Are you organized, outgoing, and good at event planning? Would you enjoy exposure to executive leadership? Get a jump-start on organizational know-how, professional communications, strategic thinking, large scale, high-end event planning and C-suite interpersonal skill building. This is a rare opportunity to learn the ropes at the highest level by becoming UMB’s next President’s Office events assistant. 

Main Responsibilities:

Assist the UMB Office of Protocol and Special Events with planning Universitywide events including Commencement, Founders Week (a series of events including a black-tie Gala dinner, lectures, and student and staff luncheons), Craft Fair, and other special programs and activities to promote and benefit the University community.

Position Includes:

  • Marketing events including website management, writing event submissions for the UMB online news sources, and working with editors and graphic designers on event promotion.
  • Creating databases for key events, tracking responses, follow-up with key individuals at the graduate schools on the UMB campus.
  • Relationship building and event logistic planning including but not limited to: working with vendors, UMB Facilities and Management, on-site event venue contacts for setup.
  • Managing invitation logistics: creating guest lists; printing labels for invitations; mailing and processing invitations; tracking responses.
  • Various administrative tasks. 

Special Skills/Courses:

Candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Schedule and Pay Structure

This position is non-paying and part-time. A stipend for gas and free parking is provided on-site. Past interns have raved about the high-end skill building and exposure that this position brings, with the contacts and UMB addition to their resume’ offsetting the lack of pay.

The successful candidate can create his/her schedule during office hours any time between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.  For more information about the department, visit http://www.umaryland.edu/president/

For Application Submission:

Please submit a cover letter stating your interest in the position, education, and training received and current resume. Please include information about yourself such as special interests, volunteer work, and your future career ambitions. Submit to: events@umaryland.edu

Profiles Internships | Posted April 19, 2018

Public Relations Internship

PROFILES is looking for a Public Relations Intern to join the team. Ideal candidates have a passion for developing marketing strategies, consume media across all platforms, and make it their mission to stay on top of the latest trends in the industry. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Organizing and distributing press clippings and materials

  • Writing and editing press releases

  • Participating in promotional planning and strategy sessions

  • Presenting and developing pitch ideas

  • Assisting in the planning and execution of special events including on-site assistance; and database management.

  • Assisting with clerical and general support needs of Profiles, Inc.

    Requirements

  • Major in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, or a

    related field. Juniors and Seniors in need of college credit preferred.

  • Public Relations experience

  • Strong written, organizational, and interpersonal skills

    To Apply:

  • Send a cover letter explaining your interest and resume to rachel@profilespr.com.

Social Media Internship

PROFILES is looking for a Social Media Intern to join the team. Ideal candidates have experience across all social media platforms, an appreciation for brand strategy, and make it their mission to stay on top of the latest trends in the industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Clip captured mentions of clients in the media

  • Update media tracking reports to reflect mentions

  • Maintain and organize media tracking binders

  • Create press documents including press releases and calendar listings as needed

  • Post events online at various event websites as needed

  • Assist the Profiles team with miscellaneous projects and events as needed

    Projects:

  • Manage the Profiles social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)

  • Assist with creating and managing editorial calendar

  • Research new methods for supporting and growing engagement across all platforms

  • Engage via social channels to clients and partners

  • Assist with design, implementation and management of social media campaigns for Profiles clients

  • Send updates on client happenings, articles, and press opportunities

  • Attend meetings/sit in on conference calls with clients

  • Assist with social media analytics and reporting

  • Take and edit photos for social media

Requirements:

  • Creative self-starter, comfortable taking initiative and collaborating on projects

  • Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with Microsoft applications (Word & Excel), basic photo-editing software and apps like Canva and VSCO.

  • Familiarity with all social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat

    To Apply:
    Send a cover letter explaining your interest and resume to
    rachel@profilespr.com.

Public Relations College Associate, American Red Cross | Posted April 9, 2018

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. ​ The American Red Cross BIOMED Division encompassing the Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region as well as its Greater Alleghenies Region, is seeking to hire a summer College Associate (intern) interested in learning all aspects of the public relations field. Ideally, the Associate who fills this position would work during the Summer through the Fall Semester. The Associate should expect to learn the profession from top to bottom, and will graduate from this program ready to enter any fast-paced public relations firm or corporation with exceptional, marketable skills. The Associate will have media training and be expected to participate in media interviews. It's essential that applicants to this position have excellent communication skills, demonstrate creativity, and understand the importance of attending to even the smallest details.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor all forms of media
  • On occasion serve as a Volunteer Spokesperson
  • Schedule and coordinate speaking engagements, appearances, photo shoots, and other special events
  • Write press releases, biographies and other materials
  • Assist with mailings, print production
  • Compile contact lists
  • Search for press clippings
  • Create or update databases
  • Social Media Outreach
  • Photography
  • Contribute to website redesign project in various ways
  • Monitor and approve testimonial blogs
  • Online outreach and promotion using Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr

Desired Majors

Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism

Requirements

Students applying for this internship must have strong communication skills and should be majoring in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or Journalism. Applicants should also have strong writing skills, as well as a solid understanding of social media. Only applicants proficient Microsoft Office applications should apply.

Email resume, cover letter, writing examples and three letters of recommendations from professors and two character reference letters to Regina.BootheBratton@RedCross.org

 

Media Relations Internship, University of Maryland Medical System | Posted April 9, 2018

The Media Relations Intern reports to the Director, Media Relations and Corporate Communications, University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) and contributes to the media relations team’s efforts to develop and highlight earned media stories about the flagship hospital of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS). The ideal candidate is a college-level junior or senior pursuing a degree in communication, public relations, journalism or a related field. The position is unpaid. Interns may receive course credit for the internship (subject to your school’s requirements) and will be hired to work two full days (or 16 hours) per week for at least one semester.

Working Conditions

  • Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment. Extended time on a PC is required.
  • All interns are expected to follow the UMMC Dress Code.

Application Materials

Required:

  • Cover letter
  • Résumé
  • Two (2) writing samples
  • List of references or letter(s) of recommendation

Optional:

  • List of related courses

To apply for this exciting opportunity in downtown Baltimore, please email your application materials to Kelly Swan, Media Relations Manager: Kelly.Swan@umm.edu

Questions? Call Kelly at 410-328-7960.

 

ReSPONSIBILITIES

  • Will rotate in roles/tasks as assigned by the media relations team: social media posting, story development, research, writing, photography, on-site event support, analytics, report development, and participating in team meetings.

  • May also support other University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) communications staff on related assignments, including providing support for various events requiring media relations team involvement.

    Requirements

  • Presently pursuing a degree in communication, public relations, journalism or a related field.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills essential (business writing, editing, presentations and professional demeanor). Health-related writing experience or completed coursework in science classes is a plus.

  • Skilled at web navigation, and capable of using the internet and primary sources for research.

  • Solid project management skills and experience thinking independently. Ability to handle multiple priorities in stride.

  • Familiarity with communication disciplines such as media relations, press release and web copywriting, graphic design, advertising, marketing and public relations.

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • High attention to detail and ability to identify key messages.

  • Eagerness to learn.

    Prerequisites

  • Junior or senior undergraduate student with cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher (on 4.0 scale).
  • Preference given to students with demonstrated leadership skills and a wide array of interests/activities. Related work experience is a plus.
  • A list of three references or one written recommendation (ex. Professor from a relevant course, department head previous/current, manager at position)
  • Must pass UMMC’s standard drug screening and background check.
     

    Creative Alliance Film Program Intern | Posted March 14, 2018

     
    Classification: Part-time, Unpaid 
    Reports to: Film CuratorOverview: The Creative Alliance premieres locally-made, independent films, as well as award-winning, internationally acclaimed social justice documentaries, fiction features, and repertory films. Throughout the year, we partner with filmmakers, organizations, and community activists who lead film discussions and participate on panels. Additionally, we present film festivals, including Made In Baltimore Short Film Festival, the Best of Baltimore Student Film Festival, Hot Bits Queer Erotic Film Festival, the 29dayslater contest and film festival, the Asbury Shorts Film Concert, and the 48 Hour Film Project. We have collaborated with several organizations such as the Patterson Park Audubon Center, Equality Maryland, GLCCB, Friends of Patterson Park, the Maryland Film Office, Bikemore, and the International Rescue Committee, among others. Samantha Mitchell selects the films, working in partnership with other film curators and organizations. Responsibilities:
    • Checking technical quality of films as needed
    • Marketing Film Events
    • Perform outreach and market research for upcoming film programs
    • Archiving press coverage of films that have played at Creative Alliance
    NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Intern may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Requirements:
    • Passionate about film, especially independent and international cinema
    • Enthusiasm for Creative Alliance’s mission, programs, and film screenings
    • Proficient in Microsoft Suite and Google Suite, Adobe suite preferred but not required
    • Well organized in a fast-paced environment
    • Available to come in to work at least one day per week and attend 2-4 Creative Alliance evening events per month.
    • Excellent communication skills
    As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities. To apply, email a resume and cover letter to samantha@creativealliance.org 

    Maroon PR Internships | Posted January 29, 2018


    Maroon PR offers several internship opportunities throughout the year to current college students and recent graduates in a variety of disciplines, including Media Relations, Social Media, and Graphic Design. Internships are unpaid, however school credit is offered if applicable. See below for additional information on each area and how to apply. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.Interested candidates should email their resume, work samples (writing, design, and/or video if applicable) and availability to:Shannon Stern – Shannon@MaroonPR.com

    Media Relations Interns

    Responsibilities:
    • Assisting at client events (may be outside of business hours)
    • Building media lists and researching editorial calendar opportunities
    • Promoting client events and news through grassroots marketing and media outreach
    • Pitching local and national media on a client’s behalf
    • Drafting press materials surrounding client events and announcements
    • Compiling client media reports
    • Working closely with social media team for research or joint campaigns as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned
    Requirements:
    • Must be a current undergraduate student, graduate student or a recent college graduate
    • Available a minimum of three days a week
    • Flexibility to work on weeknights or weekends
    • Relevant experience and/or education in the areas of Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, Sports Management, Hospitality or other related fields

     Social Media Interns

    Responsibilities:
    • Daily monitoring of client social media accounts
    • Monitoring of trending social media conversations to find timely opportunities for client participation
    • Execution of daily content across various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest and Google+
    • Social media support during client events
    • Assistance with developing monthly social media reports for clients
    • Assistance with website and newsletter for various clients
    Requirements:
    • Must be a current undergraduate student or graduate student with a focus in Public Relations and/or Communications
    • Knowledge of Social Media platforms
    • Energetic and creative mind
    • Writing skills
    • Available a minimum of three days a week
    • Flexibility to work on projects & event outside of normal hours

     Graphic Design Intern

    Responsibilities:
    • Completing various design projects including print and digital ads, social media graphics, flyers and brochures
    • Create and manage graphics needed for the Maroon PR website
    Requirements:
    • Must be a current undergraduate student or graduate student
    • Experience working in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator
    • Relevant experience and/or education in the areas of Graphic Design
    • Available a minimum of three days a week
    • Flexibility to work projects outside of normal hours

     Video Production Intern

    Responsibilities:
    • Assist in video pre-production, field production and post-production, including but not limited to creating graphics and assisting with organizing and archiving projects
    • Assist in post-production video and audio editing projects
    Requirements:
    • Must be a current undergraduate student or graduate student
    • Experience working in Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe After Effects preferred
    • Relevant experience and/or education in the areas of Video Production
    • Available a minimum of three days a week
    • Flexibility to work projects outside of normal work hours

    Maryland CASA Association Internship | Posted January 13, 2018

    Primary Purpose: to promote awareness of Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) programs, which recruit and train volunteers to serve as advocates for abused and neglected children in Maryland.Examples of Responsibilities:
    • Become familiar with CASA, its history, goals, mission, the role of the CASA volunteer, how programs operate, etc. through visiting programs, attending training sessions, reading printed materials and viewing videotapes.
    • Become knowledgeable about child abuse and neglect – the incidence, contributing factors, resources available to prevent and intervene, etc. – to ensure the ability to articulate the need for CASA.
    • Assist in implementation of Marketing Plan to promote awareness of CASA throughout the State, including, but not limited to:Creating and curating content for Maryland CASA’s social media accounts (Facebook & Twitter) o Maintaining updated press list; Cultivating relationships with media to encourage printing/airing of public service announcements, coverage of CASA events, etc.;
    • Submitting public service announcements, press releases, and other appropriate materials to media to generate interest in CASA;
    • Maintaining (or coordinating maintenance of) updated web site;
    • Developing (or assisting in the development of) marketing and public awareness materials;
    • Coordinating community informational meetings to provide information about starting a CASA program in areas of the State where programs do not yet exist; o Contacting employers, community groups, etc. to coordinate orientation meetings for prospective volunteers.
    Requirements:
    • Commitment to CASA mission;
    • Demonstrated ability in performing responsibilities listed above;
    • High level of comfort in working with people, media relations, etc.
    • Honesty, dependability, and reliability;
    • Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills, and follow through; and  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    Remuneration/Benefits:
    • Excellent opportunity to demonstrate marketing skills to further cause of nationally-affiliated child advocacy organization;
    • Travel expense reimbursement; student stipend may be available for qualified candidate;
    • Many of Maryland CASA’s interns go on to finding full-time employment post-graduation.
    About Maryland CASA for Children:Maryland CASA for Children is a nonprofit organization that recruits and trains adult volunteers to "speak up" and advocate for abused, neglected, and abandoned children who have been placed in the foster care system. To learn more, please visit www.marylandcasa.org.

    Profiles Inc. Internships | Posted November 7, 2017

    Public Relations Intern

    Coordinator:  Rachel GrahamAddress: 3000 Chestnut Ave., Ste. 201, Baltimore, MD 21211Phone: (410) 243-3790Salary: School credit onlyHours: 10-15 hours per week for 12 weeksCompany Profile: Profiles, Inc. is a full-service public relations company with expertise in developing programs for corporate clients, non-profit organizations and individuals. Some of our clients include: The National Aquarium, Pet Valu, Rusty Scupper, Kennedy Krieger Institute, American Craft Council, Baltimore magazine, B&O American Brasserie, and CareFirst. Specific services provided by Profiles, Inc. include:
    • Press management and media relations
    • Development of marketing and communications plans
    • Advertising: creative development, design, copywriting and production
    • Media Placement
    • Strategic Planning
    • Non-traditional media (social media and online community management)
    • Special events planning and implementation
    Description of Duties:Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to: preparation and distribution of press clippings; organizing distribution of press materials; writing and editing press materials, including releases; participation in promotional planning and strategy sessions; developing feature story ideas; assisting in the planning and execution of special events, including on-site assistance; and database management. The intern will also assist with clerical and general support needs of Profiles, Inc.Qualifications:
    • Major in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or English. Juniors and Seniors in need of college credit preferred.
    • Applicant should possess strong writing, organizational, and interpersonal skills and have an interest in gaining valuable and direct experience at a public relations and communications firm.
    To Apply: Send a cover letter explaining your interest and resume to rachel@profilespr.com.

    Social Media Intern

    Description of Duties:Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to: preparation and distribution of press clippings; organizing distribution of press materials; writing and editing press materials, including releases; participation in promotional planning and strategy sessions; developing feature story ideas; assisting in the planning and execution of special events, including on-site assistance; and database management. The intern will also assist with clerical and general support needs of Profiles, Inc.Goal: To establish and maintain a social media presence for Profiles, Inc., as well as, support the ongoing social media initiatives of the firm’s client base.Potential Projects:              
    • Profiles’ Social Media Intern will assist with the following social media projects:
    • Manage the Profiles social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter).
    • Come up with potential copy.
    • Help create a monthly editorial calendar.
    • Research new methods of growing the fans and engagement for these accounts.
    • Engage and communicate via our social channels to clients and partners.
    • Send out updates on client happenings, articles, and press opportunities. #ClientLove
    • Attend meetings/sit in on conference calls with clients that are pertaining to social media.
    • Complete various tasks using social media on behalf of Profiles and its clients.
    • Assist with the design, implementation and management of social media campaigns for Profiles clients.
    • Help create Client Editorial Calendars.
    • Facilitate social media engagement.
    • Help with social media analytics and reporting.
    • Take photos and edit photos for social media.
     Intern Duties: The Social Media Intern will still be responsible for many regular intern duties such as:
    • Clipping captured mentions of clients in the media.
    • Updating media tracking reports to reflect media mentions.
    • Maintaining and organizing media tracking binders.
    • Creating press documents such as press releases and calendar listings as needed by the Profiles Team.
    • Posting events online at various event websites when needed by the Profiles Team.
    • Assisting the Profiles Team as necessary with other miscellaneous projects and events.
    Qualifications:
    • Creative self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration. Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Experience with Microsoft applications (Word & Excel), basic photo-editing software, and internet browsers
    • Familiarity with social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat.
    To Apply: Send a cover letter explaining your interest and resume to rachel@profilespr.com. 

    Maroon PR Internships | Posted October 23, 2017

    Maroon PR is a full-service agency that provides our clients with the results and range of services offered by large firms, but the value, accessibility, responsiveness and passion of a small agency. We are always looking for talented and dedicated interns to assist as part of our team. We provide a fun environment that encourages learning and participation while serving as part of the Maroon PR team.Seasonal Internships:Maroon PR offers several internship opportunities throughout the year to current college students and recent graduates in a variety of disciplines, including Media Relations, Social Media, and Graphic Design. Internships are unpaid, however school credit is offered if applicable.Spring 2018 internships include
    • Media Relations (4)
    • Social Media (2)
    • Graphic Design (1)
    • Video Production (1)
    Interested candidates should email their resume, work samples (writing, design, and/or video if applicable) and availability by December 1, 2017 to:Shannon Stern – Shannon@MaroonPR.com

    MSBA Communications Internships | Posted October 20, 2017

    The Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) is a voluntary, non-profit membership organization comprised of approximately 24,000 attorneys and judges across the state of Maryland.Our Communications Internship opportunities are based out of our Baltimore headquarters location, but interns will extensively cover events in the field, which may require travel to other Maryland counties. These internships provide an opportunity to experience a journalist’s role and to be part of a communications team working both in print and online. Interns work closely with the Communications Intern Supervisor to cover Association events, conduct interviews, write articles, and take and process photographs and video. Interns can expect to have their work published in print and online on a regular basis. Each intern is expected to handle on average two (2) assignments per week, to be identified and delegated by the Communications Intern Supervisor. Total estimated time, per candidate, would be 10- 15 hours per week for a period of one (1) semester (approximately 12 weeks). This estimate is based on planning/consultation with Supervisor, associated travel, time onsite, and editing/processing. There will be an option, if mutually agreed upon by both the intern and MSBA, to extend this duration for an overall period of up to 12 months. Internships are paid. There is a weekly expectation of 10-15 hours per week, but schedules are flexible and will vary. This is an excellent opportunity for a communications/journalism student seeking to build their portfolio. You will need to provide a resume and cover letter which outlines your goals for an internship. Qualifications:
    • Journalism, Communications or Media Major in a Bachelor's Degree Program
    • Reliable transportation
    • Be an upper level college student majoring in Marketing, Communications/Journalism or Public Relations
    • Be professional, have initiative, take direction well, be able to meet deadlines and work well on their own
    • Be skilled in writing, photojournalism, videography
    • Interns must possess a valid driver's license and reliable transportation. Interns will be expected to cover field events, and are responsible for their own transportation to and from.

EMAIL RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO INTERNSHIPS@MSBA.ORG 

Public Relations Intern, Planit | Posted October 5, 2017

Looking for an out-of-this-world opportunity? Look no further than a PR internship at Planit! Our interns don’t fetch coffee; they’re given the opportunity to shadow some of the most innovative advertisers in the world while contributing to meaningful client work. Planit is looking for an organized self-starter to join our team. Are you up for the job?

PR interns will assist team members with daily activities related to various clients. An intern’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  •  Integrating public relations activities into larger marketing campaigns

  • Building media lists and researching editorial calendar opportunities for clients

  • Drafting press releases, announcements, bylines, case studies, articles, and

    other written communications for clients

  • Proactively tracking and measuring the success of PR campaigns

  • Compiling client media reports

  • Other duties as assigned by the PR team

    What we are looking for in candidates:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong work ethic

  • A self-starter mentality

  • Organizational skills

  • Must be a current undergraduate student, graduate student, or a recent college graduate

    Additional Details:

  • Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 3 days a week

  • For school credit or unpaid.

  • Send résumés and cover letter to Laura Hager at LHager@planitagency.com

  • When applying, please specify “Public Relations Intern” in the subject line.

Spring Internships with Wolf Trap | Posted October 4, 2017

Experience the arts with a paid spring internship at Wolf Trap. Applications are due November 1.

  • Part-time positions (21-24 hours/week)
  • Duration is 12 weeks with flexible start/end dates
  • Gain project-based training and experience
  • Work with staff and other interns of meaningful projects as an integral part of the Wolf Trap team
  • Interact with Wolf Trap board members, patrons, and business leaders

Spring positions are offered in the following areas:

  • Public relations/social media
  • Publications writer
  • Marketing
  • Graphic design
  • Annual giving
  • Special events/facility rentals
  • Opera artistic administration
  • Government affairs
  • Production and sound

To apply, visit this website.

 

T. Howard Foundation Internship Program | Posted September 12, 2017

The T. Howard foundation is back to recruit Towson students for its internship program! Last year the foundation hosted an info session which over 50 TU students attended. Ultimately, eight students were selected for their internship program (a large percentage of their final talent pool!). The T. Howard Foundation’s mission is to promote diversity in the media and entertainment industries by increasing the number of diverse and underrepresented groups and underserved communities working in the industry. They do this by placing college students from these underrepresented groups into internships with some of the leading employers in the industry: HBO, BET, Comcast, NBC/Universal, Discovery Communications, ESPN, Facebook, Showtime, Viacom, and many more!

This year’s info session will be held from noon – 1 p.m. in Van Bokkelen 204 on Wednesday, Sept 20th. The event is for students in all majors interested in working in the media & entertainment industries (not just those in the communications and media majors). There will be a limited amount of first-come, first-served pizza as well.

Development Intern, Chesapeake Shakespear Co. | Posted September 12, 2017

Hours

8 - 12 per week

Location

The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company offices in downtown Baltimore

Time Period

September 18 through December 22, during business hours of 9am to 5pm, with occasional special events

Compensation

This internship is unpaid, but CSC will provide up to $10 per day to reimburse the cost of parking. School credit may also be available. In addition, the successful candidate will be invited to enjoy all regular season Chesapeake Shakespeare shows free of charge.

Position Summary

Chesapeake Shakespeare seeks a creative, organized, enthusiastic college or graduate student to work with the Development team to execute essential fundraising activities throughout the busy fall season. They will assist with data management, donor and prospect research, creation and execution of mailed appeals, preparation of proposal documentation, special event production, social media support of fundraising campaigns, and provide general administrative assistance. A successful candidate will complete the internship with extremely marketable skills that will readily translate to entry-level employment opportunities, particularly within the field of arts administration.

About Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Now celebrating its 15th year, CSC was created to produce “Shakespeare that’s not stuffy,” and to engage people in all walks of life in the conversation about what makes Shakespeare so great. Now CSC is one of the nation’s 20 largest professional Shakespeare companies, with a five to seven show artistic season in two Maryland locations and an expansive education mission. We remain passionately dedicated to the idea that Shakespeare is for everyone.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Research philanthropic individuals, corporations, and foundations
  • Data entry and data management
  • Assisting with the execution and creation of multiple, high-volume, segmented appeals
  • Assisting with preparation of proposal documentation
  • Special event assistance
  • Creation and execution of social media strategies in support of fundraising efforts
  • General administrative assistance including scheduling, donor correspondence, file management, and record keeping

Qualifications

  • Enthusiasm for the arts in general and local theatre in particular
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
  • Attention to detail and strong writing ability
  • Familiarity with Microsoft applications is essential, experience with databases a plus
  • Familiarity with common social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat)
  • Good time management skills, ability to self-motivate and be resourceful
  • Unimpeachable ethical standards, personal integrity, and sense of discretion
  • Humor, generosity of spirit, and team-player attitude required

To apply, please send a brief cover letter and resume to Laura Malkus at Malkus@chesapeakeshakespeare.com

Maryland State Bar Association Communications Internship | Posted August 30, 2017

The Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) is a voluntary, non-profit membership organization comprised of approximately 24,000 attorneys and judges across the state of Maryland.

Our Communications Internship opportunities are based out of our Baltimore headquarters location, but interns will extensively cover events in the field, which may require travel to other Maryland counties. These internships provide an opportunity to experience a journalist’s role and to be part of a communications team working both in print and online. Interns work closely with the Communications Intern Supervisor to cover Association events, conduct interviews, write articles, and take and process photographs and video. Interns can expect to have their work published in print and online on a regular basis. Each intern is expected to handle on average two (2) assignments per week, to be identified and delegated by the Communications Intern Supervisor. Total estimated time, per candidate, would be 10-15 hours per week for a period of one (1) semester (approximately 12 weeks). This estimate is based on planning/consultation with Supervisor, associated travel, time onsite, and editing/processing. There will be an option, if mutually agreed upon by both the intern and MSBA, to extend this duration for an overall period of up to 12 months.

Internships are paid. There is a weekly expectation of 10-15 hours per week, but schedules are flexible and will vary. This is an excellent opportunity for a communications/journalism student seeking to build their portfolio.

You will need to provide a resume and cover letter which outlines your goals for an internship.

  • Qualifications: Journalism, Communications or Media Major in a Bachelor's Degree Program, Reliable transportation
  • Hours Per Week: 10-15, Flexible
  • Wage/Salary: $12.50/hour

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates should:

  • Be an upper level college student majoring in Marketing, Communications/Journalism or Public Relations
  • Be professional, have initiative, take direction well, be able to meet deadlines and work well on their own
  • Be skilled in writing, photojournalism, videography
  • Interns must possess a valid driver's license and reliable transportation. Interns will be expected to cover field events, and are responsible for their own transportation to and from.

 To apply:

Email cover letter and resume to internships@msba.org

Social Media Intern for City Councilman Zeke Cohen | Posted April 11, 2017

Title: Social Media Intern

Number of Openings: 1

Hours per Week: 10 - 15 hours - flexible weekday schedule. Intern is welcome and encouraged to attend our Monday morning team meeting.

Location: Baltimore City Hall - 100 Holliday St, Baltimore, MD 21202

Salary Type: Unpaid

Start Date: Beginning summer 2017

Job Description: The Councilman’s office seeks a self-motivated, creative individual with
interest and knowledge of social media marketing. The social media intern will be responsible
for creating, implementing, and sustaining a social media plan for Councilman Cohen’s office.
This plan will promote, brand, and create awareness of the 1st District City Council office and Southeast Baltimore activity.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and raise brand awareness and online reputatioEvaluate, monitor, and develop social media channels (currently in use: Facebook,
    Twitter, Instagram)
  • Work collaboratively with office staff to create content and protect brand quality
  • Conduct ongoing social media market research and development
  • Create and maintain social media policy and guidelines
  • Create and manage analytics for consistent performance improvement and regular
    reporting

Requirements:

  • Familiarity with social media platforms
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and video format
  • Strong time management skills and strict adherence to deadlines
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Ability to create and drive an agenda with minimal supervision
  • Fiercely reliable

If interested in applying, please email a one-page cover letter and resume to Councilman
Cohen’s Chief of Staff, Michael Castagnola at Michael.Castagnola@baltimorecity.gov.

Booz Allen Hamilton “Summer Games 2017” Strategic Communications Internship | Posted March 25, 2017

Booz Allen offers a paid, competitive, innovation-based internship program called the Summer Games. Students collaborate in cross-disciplinary teams to develop a breakthrough idea or solution for one of our clients’ most pressing, complex, and multi-dimensional challenges. Over the course of 10 weeks, students will learn new technical skills, network with innovative business and thought leaders, and participate in exclusive events at our Belcamp, Maryland location. In addition, students will explore new areas and problems through the Student Incubator where senior leaders and clients select the most promising ideas. We’re looking for brilliant minds ready to share new thinking, new ideas, and new concepts with our clients.

If you’re a creative problem solver interested in taking your skills and expertise to the next level, we invite you to take part in this unparalleled internship experience with Booz Allen Hamilton, world-class consulting and innovation firm. Participation The 2017 Summer Games Program kicks-off June 8th and continues for 10 weeks through mid-August at Booz Allen’s Aberdeen campus at Belcamp in Harford County, Maryland. Targeted to undergraduate rising juniors and seniors, this paid internship program provides a unique and exciting internship experience. Over the course of the 10 weeks, participants will:

  • Make an impact by contributing fresh ideas and insights while helping solve real-world client challenges alongside Booz Allen consultants and leaders
  • Have access to our innovation labs and those of our strategic partners
  • Be part of an internship program designed to foster and grow innovative strategies and develop creative solutions and approaches that can be leveraged across markets
  • Ignite your entrepreneurial spirit and take part in a cutting-edge program that recognizes and applauds those who dare to think differently
  • Work closely with and get to know Booz Allen leaders and staff
  • Make an impression on hiring managers for future job opportunities

About the Role

As the “Strat Comms” intern, the selected candidate will provide the Aberdeen technical team with strategic planning and thinking, communication planning, and public relations/advertising campaign development and management. Candidates should have a mix of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Campaign planning
  • Communication plan development
  • Presentation development and delivery
  • Public relations/advertising campaign planning
  • Understanding of graphic standards, branding, and corporate messaging
  • Meeting and event planning/coordination/management
  • Exceptional editing, writing, and grammar skills
  • Experience working with senior leaders
  • Leadership and team management skills

Application Requirements

The deadline for program application is Friday, April 7, 2017. For consideration, students should meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in a full-time degree program
  • Have interest in technical and non-technical disciplines
  • Be graduating from their degree program no later than December 2019

Contact

For further details or to submit resumes, please contact Ms. Karen Coker, Associate, at (410) 297-2539 or coker_karen@bah.com.

Communication and Marketing Internship, Salute Military Golf Association | Posted February 27, 2017

  • Reports to SMGA Executive Director
  • Can work remotely

General Areas of Responsibility

  1. Communications
  •  Revise, maintain, and update SMGA website.
  • Manage social media presence (Facebook/Twitter/YouTube)
  • Develop new social media campaigns
  • Edit/distribute quarterly newsletter
  • Write press releases, conduct outreach to media outlets.

2. Marketing

  • Manage design of newsletters, brochures, annual reports, and other printed materials
  • Develop/manage appropriate partnerships with wounded warrior organizations, golf clubs and golf organizations, corporations, and individuals

Education & Experience

  • Working toward a degree in communications, marketing, sports management, or related degree
  • Experience working independently and with offsite management preferred
  • A desire to give back to our nations wounded and injured veterans

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to accuracy and detail, strong organizational skills and follow-through
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Reporting and/or copy-editing background preferred
  • Understanding of and experience with social media
  • Ability to work in sensitive situations with utmost discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Self-motivated, positive, outgoing, personable and able to relate well with diverse populations and age groups

About the Salute Military Golf Association

The SMGA’s mission is to provide rehabilitative golf programs, experiences, and family inclusive golf opportunities for post 9/11 wounded war veterans in an effort to improve the quality of life for these American heroes. Eligible veterans and service members include those wounded or injured in post 9/11 military operations, including those with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and/or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). With programs available nationwide, the SMGA serves thousands of veterans and their families annually. SMGA routinely directs more than 90% of its donations to programming. In SMGA’s latest audited financials, 87% of all funds were used to directly support wounded and injured post-9/11 veterans.

Contact

Dan Pflieger, Executive Director, 301-525-1639, dan@salutemilitarygolf.org

Marketing Specialist, Baltimore County Deptartment of Economic and Workforce Development | Posted January 10, 2017

Under general supervision of the Deputy Director, the Marketing Specialist is responsible for designing, creating, and delivering communication and outreach programs to support Baltimore County's Workforce System and Economic Development programs –fostering a demand-driven workforce system and promoting business expansion. The Marketing Specialist will work closely with the Director on messaging, campaigns and publications.

  • Interprets Director's vision and conceptualizes corresponding projects.
  • Collects success stories from staff throughout agency to promote through written blogs, videos and advertisements.
  • Writes blogs on an ongoing basis.
  • Leads teams to produce content (Blogs, videos, brochures, etc.)
  • Recommends advertisement purchases and manages production of all related assets.
  • Formulates digital targeting strategies to obtain maximum impact of every dollar spent.
  • Uses analytics to measure, reach, and evaluate value of advertising efforts.
  • Stays current with local events and news to determine trends for Department communications.
  • Utilizes expertise to support department teams and projects.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Visit the department website for a full job description and benefits information.

PGA Media and Marketing/Operations | Posted December 8, 2016

The PGA of America is the largest working sports organization in the world with over 28,000 members and apprentices and over 400 staff members throughout the country. As “experts in the game and business of golf,” the purpose of the PGA is to promote the enjoyment of and involvement in the game of golf, and to contribute to its growth by serving millions of people throughout its 41 Sections nationwide. The Northern Texas Section of the PGA of America is headquartered in Dallas, and serves more than 350 golf facilities and 850 professional members across northern Texas. In addition to managing the day-to-day affairs of the Northern Texas PGA, the Section operates the Northern Texas PGA Junior Tour (“Junior Tour”). The Junior Tour is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind with more than 4,000 junior members and over 400 tournaments conducted annually.

INTERNSHIP DATES:

May 22 – August 18, 2017 (start and finish dates are somewhat flexible based on successful applicant’s school schedules)

DESCRIPTION:

The Northern Texas PGA is seeking two (2) qualified applicants for a 13-week internship position in media operations during the summer of 2017. Successful applicants will be primarily responsible for assisting with the Section and Foundation’s marketing and media relation activities. When needed, successful applicants will also assist with tournament operations. The following information will provide you with a better understanding of everything the internship entails.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Videoing and photographing events to create highlight videos and other media promotions
  • Communicate with and interview juniors, parents and PGA golf professionals
  • Manage and promote the NTPGA and NTPGA Junior Tour via social media outlets, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube
  • Assist with marketing, advertising & campaign strategies to promote the NTPGA
  • Assist with the management of the NTPGA Website – www.ntpga.com
  • Assist with the management of the NTPGA Junior Golf Foundation Website – www.www.ntpgajuniorgolf.com
  • Compose media releases to recap tournaments and events
  • Compile information to create effective email promotions for the NTPGA and NTPGA Junior Tour
  • Provide on-site tournament support as needed
  • Assist with the coordination of Drive, Chip and Putt events
  • Assist with the media promotion for the Texas State Open and the Texas Women’s Open

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to operate video cameras and audio equipment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enjoy working with children and young adults ages 7-19
  • Organized, punctual, energetic, and a self-starter
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively in a team based environment
  • Innovative, creative and detail oriented
  • College degree (or working towards a degree) required
  • Automobile access with willingness and ability to travel within the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex required
  • Interest in a career in sports media preferred
  • Basic knowledge of the game of golf a plus
  • Photography skills a plus
  • Graphic design skills a plus
  • Must have existing insurance through school or parents

KNOWLEDGE OF SOFTWARE:

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to edit using software such as Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • Ability to use Apple Computers and Operating System

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work early mornings
  • Work outside in extreme weather and temperatures, and spend much of the day in direct exposure to the sun
  • Work in an office setting
  • Safely operate a golf cart
  • Stand and move around on foot for extended periods of time
  • Public speaking
  • Effectively use and operate cell phones and hand held radios

COMPENSATION:

  • Interns will be compensated at $7.50 per hour (minimum wage is $7.25 per hour) (pre-tax)
  • Interns will be compensated at $11.25 per hour if / when they work more than more than 40 hours per week (pre-tax)
  • Five PGA staff golf shirts
  • Three PGA hats
  • School credit (if applicable)

HOUSING:

The Northern Texas PGA does not provide housing of any kind. We will be more than happy to assist with the location of housing for those unfamiliar with the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The Northern Texas PGA will hire approximately 30 interns for the summer of 2017, and we will be sure to get all of those seeking housing in contact with one another prior to arrival. Past interns have utilized corporate housing agencies for fully furnished three-month apartment leases, secured three-month house leases through Craigslist, or utilized extended stay hotels. Those with family or friends in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex are welcome to stay there and are in no way obligated to live with other interns.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé and list of references. Letters of recommendation are not required but are strongly encouraged. Please specify that you are applying for our Summer Media and Operations Internship. You can find this bulletin as well as additional information on our internship program under the internship tab at the bottom of our website at www.ntpgajuniorgolf.com. Applications will be accepted via mail or email. Please submit all materials or questions to Molly Rawlins.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Friday, January 20, 2017 or until position is filled

Maryland Chamber of Commerce Internship, Event Planning & Promotion | Posted December 6, 2016

Job Description:

  • Conduct research, make site visits (with Chamber staff), and find resources to help staff make decisions about event possibilities
  • Assist in identifying event opportunities and generating interest
  • Works closely with other staff members in promoting Chamber events to target audiences
  • Assists in preparing a variety of publications, materials, and programs for events
  • Assists in maintaining the Chamber website ensuring that event and program updates are made on a timely basis
  • Attends signature events
  • Assists on the "day of" in set-up, preparation, hosting registration table and troubleshooting
  • May be asked to assist with social media, pre-and post-event coverage
  • Assist with event registration
  • Aid in database management

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills, including writing, proof reading skills, and speaking
  • Excellent organization skills and experience with project management
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects and work assignments from a variety of staff and volunteers
  • Ability to accomplish projects with little supervision.
  • Fantastic customer service ethic and high expectations for quality

Application Instructions:

If you interested in this great opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter. Visit this page for more information.

Maryland Chamber of Commerce Internship, Communications & Marketing Intern | Posted December 6, 2016

Job Description:

  • Assist with daily operations within the office
  • Aid in creating and executing social media based marketing plans for growing member awareness of benefit programs
  • Creating social media posts with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more.
  • Assist with the writing and design of website
  • Providing support at Chamber events
  • Aid in database management

Qualifications:

  • Be creative and confident, willing to pitch ideas for new marketing tools and strategies
  • Have excellent writing, editing and communication skills
  • Experience in infographics software
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to accomplish projects with little supervision.
  • Fantastic customer service ethic and high expectations for quality

Application Instructions:

To apply please submit your resume, cover letter and a sample of your work. Visit this page for more information.

Customer Service Associate, Terra's Kitchen | Posted November 14, 2016

Our Customer Support Associates (CSAs) are critical in supporting our customers. They serve as our brand voice. We search for the best people who are willing to take the responsibility seriously and enjoy solving problems. In return, we provide a great work experience, employee discounts and many other benefits.

This job will require you to work at our office in Baltimore helping our customers each day online and over the phone. Your job is to communicate and educate our customers, resolve customer problems, determine the cause of issues, select and explain the best solutions, and expedite the correction or adjustments necessary. Other responsibilities include:

  • Answer customer questions on social media
  • Resolve complaints via phone, email, mail and social media
  • Provide assistance for the placement of orders, refunds or exchanges
  • Follow-up with customers to ensure resolution
  • Maintain financial accounts by processing customer adjustments
  • Prepare product or service reports as requested

Terra’s Kitchen needs someone who cares for our customers and believes in our brand. Must be willing to take pride in helping our customers in the most professional way. We are growing and this is a ground floor opportunity to join the TK team with career advancement opportunities in the areas of marketing, technology and operations.

  • Knowledge of and experience with social media, including Facebook and Twitter
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Problem solving, organizational and listening skills
  • Ability to securely handle sensitive customer information
  • Telecommuting and part-time candidates may be considered

Visit this link to apply.

URI Internship Program, Baltimore City Dept. of Recreation | Posted October 28, 2016

The URI internship program for the Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks and the Parks & People Foundations includes Marketing, Graphic Design and Photography.

  • The Marketing Intern will assist with a variety of projects and efforts, including social media campaigns (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter), email campaigns, website updates, design of printed promotional, such as print ads, flyers and brochures. The intern will be work with the Chief of Communications and the Public Information Officer. Work will involve a variety of Recreation and Parks programs.
  • The Graphic Design Intern will be integral in assisting with a variety of fast-moving design projects, including print, signage, web, e-mail, and social media. The Intern will learn to be responsive to art direction from Communications team members and react quickly to feedback. The Intern will collaborate with many BCRP staff members on projects from the conceptual stage to the final delivery, including the printing, production, and management process.
  • The photography intern will gain hands-on experience through this opportunity to build an amazing portfolio while shooting exceptional events and locations. Images produced will be used on our website, social media, marketing campaigns and our stock image library. Intern will be an integral member of the team and participate in meetings and planning discussions. Experience using Photoshop is preferred; camera provided.

Deadline for or priority consideration extended to December 1

(Applications considered until positions filled)

See the full list of internship projects with descriptions.

For information, contact Dr. Edward Orser, URI Program Manager.

Please submit the following: (1) a cover letter of interest, addressing your skills and experience relevant to the internship; (2) your resume; (3) the name and e-mail contact information for the faculty academic advisor from whom we will request a reference

Send your application electronically to jobs@parksandpeople.org

Sports Media Internship (Winter season) | Posted September 29, 2016  

Forward-thinking, fast-paced company looking to hire three interns with strong knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape, including videography, video editing, video production, graphic design, website management, and social media marketing. The interns hired for this position will need strong videography and creative video editing skills in order to integrate into our vibrant and passionate team. They will gain a ton of great experience in professional sports media coverage and website management skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Professionally film each home game using professional shooting techniques
  • Produce game highlights the morning after each game and post to website
  • Monitor and post on blogs, forums, and social networks
  • Online outreach and promotion using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, & More
  • Website and social media optimization
  • Keyword analysis

Requirements:

Students applying for this internship will be required to have their own camera with 1080P quality requirements. They will need experience in videography and video editing in order to produce game highlights. They will need to have writing skills in order to post articles from game recaps and recruiting news. They will also need critical thinking skills and the ability to learn all necessary techniques in our training program. Time Period: November-March, 10-12 hours per week. For more information, contact Bryan LaRussa at Blarussa@makeplayz.com