Advertising & Public Relations Internships

Career Center Events Intern: Fall 2019/Posted April 18, 2019

This position is for the Fall 2019 semester and is open to BOTH Federal Work Study students and students without Federal Work Study. Pay: $11.10 / hour
 Job Description: Ongoing, mandatory training will be provided for all duties listed:

  • Administrative: Provide administrative support to the event coordinator and event leads including; creation of name badges, prepping of marketing material, printing and copying of materials, organization of event-day items. 
  • Communication: Receive incoming calls and respond to inquiries about events/programs. Send out mass emails to employers to communicate day-of-event logistics involving parking, directions, schedule, etc. (professionalism/work ethic & oral/written communication)
  • Handshake Management: Maintain and manage Handshake (jobs and events database management system); approve/decline event registrations, update registration status's, troubleshoot any employer/student registration problems, research status of employers to ensure correct registration option is selected (problem solving)
  • Financial: Manage payment process through online invoice system and Handshake database; track pending and completed invoice and credit card payments, maintain weekly updates and inform event coordinator of changes, work with bursars office to process refunds
  • Event Assistant: Serve as day of event assistant; assist with event prep, set-up, clean-up as well as work during the duration of the event; attend event walk-throughs and event specific meetings leading up to and after the event, secure and manage student group volunteers, help assure that event runs smoothly and efficiently (leadership, teamwork, collaboration)
  • Additional Duties:
    Meet weekly with event coordinator; discuss progress on event tasks, prep event specific documentation for meetings, participate in mid-semester and final evaluations, make suggestions for areas to improve efficiency of processes (meet with other career center
    staff as needed). 
    Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Professional Development: Participate in professional development workshops once a month along with the rest of the career center student staff focused on various relevant topic

    Intern will also be tasked with completing one larger project related to their position/major (details of project will be discussed at the start of the internship)

 Qualifications:

Required

  • minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • available to work at least 10 hours per week
  • ability to commit to at least 2 semesters (Spring 2019 & Fall 2019)
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills (comfortable speaking on the phone with employers)
  • excellent customer service skills
  • organization and time management skills
  • ability to prioritize tasks and multi-task
  • ability to work effectively in an inclusive work environment (global/intercultural fluency)
  • must be able to attend all team meetings/training and major events (Availability during late summer break for training (August 21st-23rd and some evenings).

Preferred

  • experience with excel and Microsoft Word (certification in excel preferred)
  • preference given to students with event planning experience

 Any questions please email Jasmine Korr at 

If interested, please apply through Handshake.

Towson University Student Health Services (SHS): Marketing Communication Intern for Fall 2019/Posted April 9 2019

Internship Information: We are looking for a student intern to advertise and market for Towson University Student Health Services (SHS). The student intern would be responsible for managing SHS social media accounts, developing advertising materials for Health Center services and SHS events, providing general outreach at tabling opportunities, and conducting ongoing evaluation of SHS outreach efforts. This would be a comprehensive experience that would give a student the opportunity to expand their knowledge base in many content areas and develop a broad range of transferrable skills.

Intern Information: We are looking for an intern that is self-motivated and organized with skills in social media management and advertising. We would like to hire an intern who carries themselves professionally and who is able to take initiative and be actively involved in planning outreach. We are looking for someone with good communication skills and competency in Hootsuite, Adobe Photoshop, Canva, or other similar platforms.

To Apply: Email us at with your resume and cover letter by May 1st.
Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis. We are also interested in seeing relevant supplemental materials demonstrating your experience with social media, photoshop, canva, or other relevant skills.

PROFILES /Posted April 6 2019

PROFILES is currently in search of students interested in learning more about the public relations, marketing, social media, and communications industry for the upcoming summer. PROFILES is a full-service public relations company in Baltimore with expertise in developing programs for corporate clients, non-profit organizations and individuals. Some of our clients include: Lord Baltimore Hotel, Pet Valu, Rusty Scupper, Kennedy Krieger Institute, American Craft Council, Baltimore magazine, B&O American Brasserie, and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield.  
The following positions are currently open for: 

  • Public Relations Intern 

  • Social Media Intern 
    This internship is unpaid, and interns can work between 10-15 hours a week. 
    To apply, students must send a resume and cover letter to admin@profilespr.com 
    For additional information visit our website at https://profilespr.com/. 

MAROON PR INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION/Posted March 27 2019

Maroon PR is an integrated public relations and social media agency based in the Baltimore Metro - Washington, D.C. corridor with capabilities in media relations, social media, digital content creation and video production. We are always looking for talented and dedicated interns to assist as part of our team. Maroon PR offers several internship opportunities throughout the year to current college students and recent graduates. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

 Please note – Internships are unpaid, however school credit is offered if applicable
Responsibilities:
Maroon PR interns assist team members with daily activities related to various clients. An intern’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • building media lists and researching editorial calendar opportunities
  • pitching local and national media on a client’s behalf
  • drafting press materials surrounding client events, campaigns and announcements
  • compiling client media reports
  • researching opportunities to promote clients through a variety of traditional outlets and digital platforms
  • daily monitoring of client social media accounts and trending social media conversations to find timely opportunities for client participation
  • execution of daily content across various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram
  • assistance with developing monthly reports for clients
  • assistance with website and newsletter for various clients
  • other duties as assigned

    Requirements
  • must be a current undergraduate student, graduate student or a recent college graduate
  • relevant experience and/or education in the areas of Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, or other related fields
  • understanding of Social Media platforms
  • energetic and creative mind
  • writing skills
  • available a minimum of three days a week
  • flexibility to work on projects and event outside of normal hours

 Interested candidates should email their resume, writing samples and availability to: info@marooonpr.com

Internship at Planit Agency/ Posted March 5, 2019

Located in Baltimore Harbor, Planit Agency seeks interns for summer 2019 Apply here: https://planitagency.com/jobs/internships/internship-application/

Towson University’s Marketing and Public Relations Seeks Social Media Content Associate/Feb. 7, 2019

The candidate should be creative and will assist in creating and curating content for the department.
Please visit Handshake for more.

GVK Account Management Intern/Updated Jan. 26, 2017

As an account management intern at GVK, you will be charged with learning and becoming proficient at core categories of advertising, meeting client needs, and helping to execute elements of ad campaigns. Interns are assigned to a mentor, or specific accounts which they help out with. The account management/leadership department is responsible for the implementation, management, and execution of all the projects within the agency. The account management intern will play an important role within the department to actively provide day-to-day support support for one or more account teams for strategy and execution of our marketing programs.

Responsibilities:

  • support the day-to-day account management for our clients
  • develop accurate reports, internal documents, and client deliverables
    • reports could include meeting recaps, status reports, social reports, etc.
  • assist with social and content strategy development for brands social channels
  • report on and track industry and category trends
  • coordinate with internal functional groups
  • develop basic understanding of the client from a business, industry, and competitive perspective
  • support strategic efforts from both a brainstorming and administrative perspective 

MGH Advertising/Posted April 2019

MGH is always looking for talented people to join its team. Take a look at current openings and see if you might be a good fit for any of these positions:  https://mghus.com/careers

 

Profiles Internships | Updated Jan. 26, 2019

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

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

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