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Internship at Washington Media Institute

By shirleysr
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 7:12 pm — 

Washington Media Institute

NYC Expense Paid Media Internships

By shirleysr
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 6:57 pm — 

The deadline for the 2015 IRTS Summer Fellowship Program is approaching. Eligible students have the chance to participate in an exciting media industry internship in New York City that includes travel, accommodations and an allowance!

Students selected for this highly competitive program learn about opportunities throughout the media industry, in addition to interning at a specific company where skills are matched to a corresponding area of our business. Accomplished students from all majors (including math, liberal arts, computer science, business, marketing,  communications, etc.) are encouraged to apply.

For detailed eligibility information and to download an application learn more at:

Lauren Kruk-Winokur

Director, Academic Programs & Communications
IRTS Foundation

Volunteer for Healthy Eating Study

By shirleysr
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 6:54 pm — 
Volunteer opportunity to help recruit study participants at the SC Research Expo at MUSC from 10am to 3pm on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. The main tasks for volunteers include helping set up our table, distribute recruitment materials (handouts and flyers), and promote the  study among the 1000+ attendees. It should be a fun experience, they are going to have food vendors, music, etc. so it should be a good opportunity for students to assist with promoting a research study at a large community event.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Sarah Hales to set up a time to meet to cover the details of the study.
Sarah B. Hales, PhD Candidate, MSW, LMSW
Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior
Arnold School of Public Health
University of South Carolina
(843) 670-5317

Internship at Yelp

By shirleysr
Posted on 22 September 2014 | 3:05 am — 

Yelp is hiring an intern in the Charleston, SC market for a 3-6 month paid internship involving marketing, event planning, social media, and writing. Details here!

Apply online through Yelps Career Page.

Volunteers Needed at Mac-Off Charleston

By shirleysr
Posted on 20 September 2014 | 3:40 pm — 

2014 Mac Off Volunteer Teams

Volunteers needed!
The Charleston Mac-Off is a local event where restaurants come together and compete for the title of Best Mac and Cheese in Charleston. It will be held at The Grove at Patriot’s Point in Mt. Pleasant on October 25th from 2pm-7pm. There will be multiple vendors, food, live music, and drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic). Guests will have the opportunity to sample over 15 types of mac and cheese and vote on their favorite.
We are in need of student volunteers that will be responsible for tasks such as working ticket booths and beverage stations, helping set up sound equipment, live tweeting and Facebook posting, etc. Volunteers will be needed as early as October 6th and from the 22nd-25th. While specific times will vary for each day, and shifts will be scheduled for individuals based on which team they are interested in/placed on, all volunteers will be needed all day on October 25th.
This is a great volunteer opportunity for students, and a great networking opportunity as well. Although it is solely volunteer work, those who work the beverage station do get to keep their tips at the end of their shift.

Internship at Harbor Entrepreneur Center

By shirleysr
Posted on 15 September 2014 | 9:18 pm — 

Internship Description – Harbor Entrepreneur Center

Contact: Jackie McKelvey,

Account Coordinator at Brodeur Partners – NYC

By shirleysr
Posted on 15 September 2014 | 8:37 pm — 

This job description lists the minimum necessary qualifications for this position. The company will consider any and all other relevant factors in making hiring and advancement decisions.

Job purpose

The Account Coordinator position is an entry-level, professional position that provides organizational, logistical and media relations support to the account team. The Account Coordinator plays a key role on the team by organizing and coordinating the administrative aspects of team activity, in addition to handling day-to-day, client work under the direction of a more senior team member. This position generally involves more public relations work/projects on behalf of the account team but Account Coordinators are encouraged to have some appropriate levels of entry-level client contact. This position is FLSA nonexempt and therefore eligible for overtime pay.


Supervisory structure

The Account Coordinator is supervised by a Senior Account Executive or higher level team member, but may accept direction from and work closely with an Assistant Account Executive and/or Account Executive on a daily basis.

If an intern is present on the team, the Account Coordinator may oversee the day-to-day efforts of that intern, without holding supervisory responsibility.


Essential duties and responsibilities


  • Develops an understanding of the client’s products and services, markets and competitors.
  • Sits in on client calls and briefings where appropriate.
  • Supports/handles routine client requests.
  • Prepares, edits and produces client reports as required.
  • Arranges client-related team meetings, conferences and/or events, including coordination of attendees, reservation of conference room(s) or off-site location(s), production and delivery of all materials, catering/food, set-up, etc. Works at the event (e.g., at guest sign-in tables) and takes notes if required.


  • Conducts basic research via web and utilities social media tools including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. to track client and key competitive coverage.
  • Scans press on a daily basis and may be responsible for “clipping” coverage for team use.
  • Researches and coordinates editorial calendars. Can include keeping team members informed of upcoming editorial opportunities.

Media, analyst & blogger relations

  • Creates and maintains essential lists involved in account activity, including media, blogger and analyst lists, client lists, etc.
  • Proofreads and issues news releases over the wire as required by the account team.
  • Disseminates client news to appropriate media, blogger and analysts as required.
  • Assembles briefing materials, and other client related documents.


  • Understands office procedures and acts as liaison with vendors (e.g., newswire services), may be a liaison with internal teams as required.
  • Completes a daily timesheet to accurately reflect billable and non-billable time and meets billability goals.
  • Attends applicable professional development.
  • Performs additional related duties as required.

Possible additional duties and responsibilities (supervisor check all that apply)              

  • Provides back up support for front desk or answering phones as needed.
  • Inputs, proofreads and monitors quality control of documents.
  • Develops and maintains any files required by the account team.
  • Monitors deadlines, meetings, team calendars, etc.
  • Assists with/conducts background research for new business.
  • Writes pitch letters, status reports and memos under supervision.
  • Begins learning media and blogger relations and pitching process; places event-specific proactive calls, e.g. press conference attendance.


Required minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work experience. Degree in public relations, journalism, communications or related field preferred.
  • Internship or two+ months experience in public relations (agency or corporate), marketing communications, journalism or related field.
  • Proficiency on the Microsoft Office suite of software.
  • Strong understanding of social media including Twitter, Facebook, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and prioritize responsibilities.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with other members of a team.


FLSA status                        

  •  Non exempt

Internship at Gibbes Museum of Art

By shirleysr
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 2:58 pm — 

The Gibbes Museum of Art offers part-time internships during both the summer and academic

year. The Museum is seeking college students and recent graduates in Art/Art History, Arts

Management, American Studies, Museum Studies, Communications, Arts Administration, Arts

Education and/or related fields for internships in the Education, Communications, and Curatorial

departments. Computer skills are essential.

Click here for the full description.

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