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Strong Writers Needed for Local Non-Profit

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 28 January 2016 | 1:41 pm — 

Seeking Copy or Script writers

Local non-profit is seeking powerful writers with an interest in commercial marketing. We are creating a program for local business owners to harness the power of video by creating short (30 to 60-second) promotional videos. These business owners need help putting their products and services into words.

The message needs to be concise, impactful, and to the point.

You will be working directly with small business owners in small groups and individually, reviewing their notes and rough drafts and then polishing and making sure they are communicating the key points effectively. You’ll be involved as much as you want in the entire process of creating promotional videos to showcase their products and services.

You’ll need to be available Tuesday evenings in May and June at a minimum.

This is a freelance position. If the initial launch of the program is successful in May, the program may be offered again in the Fall and the possibility exists for an ongoing consultative position to be developed. A flat fee per script will be offered.

To be considered, send a reply to and include your writing experience and your career aspirations.

Apply Now for DC Summer Internships

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 25 January 2016 | 10:24 am — 

LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. in Washington, DC

June 4 – July 29, 2016 

  • Guaranteed Internships – Courses for Credit – Housing in DC
  • Priority Deadline for Scholarships: February 10, 2016
  • Final Deadline: March 16, 2016
  • Generous Scholarship Funding Available

Gain that competitive edge by interning in the city where history is made. Programs are offered in following fields:

Taking advantage of a Washington, DC internship is a valuable investment in your future that will set you apart after college. The comprehensive programs sponsored by The Fund for American Studies include:

  • A guaranteed internship placement
  • Courses for transferable credit from George Mason University
  • Furnished housing conveniently located close to Metro rail stations and key attractions in Washington
  • Networking events, exclusive briefings, guest speakers and a mentor program 


We’ve been creating academic internship experiences for over 40 years and guarantee all participants an internship placement. Your options are endless – we work with over 300 different federal agencies, policy groups, international affairs organizations, media outlets, public affairs firms, government relations offices, and nonprofit organizations.

Working in this powerful city will allow you to make professional connections and practice networking skills in a real-world setting. Washington, DC is the perfect place to explore a variety of career paths, and we work with each student’s unique goals and aspirations to match them with the most fitting internship site.


Below you’ll find just a sampling of our past internship sites:

  • American Institute for Cancer Research
  • AT&T
  • Capital Area Food Bank
  • Congressional Offices on Capitol Hill
  • Council of Hemispheric Affairs
  • Crosby Volmer Public Relations
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Foreign Embassies
  • National Association of Women Legislators
  • Security Industry Association
  • Student Conservation Association
  • U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Education, Justice and the Treasury
  • U.S. News & World Report
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
  • World Learning


Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of March 16, 2016. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the priority deadline of February 10, 2016 to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as internship placement. We award almost 1 million dollars in scholarship funding annually and awards are made on the basis of financial need and merit. 


Applicants may apply for a full scholarship through the Outstanding Student Leader Scholarship awards program. 4 will be available for Summer 2016. More information may be found here:

For more information and to be begin an online application, please visit Questions may be directed to or 202.986.0384.

Fundraising/Marketing Intern Needed

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 25 January 2016 | 10:17 am — 

Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding Program Internship

Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding (CATR) is a non-profit 501c3 located at Brickhouse Equestrian Center, a beautiful 43-acre farm on Johns Island. Each year, CATR provides therapeutic riding and other Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies to 170+ individuals with disabilities, including public school children and veterans.

CATR has an immediate internship opportunity for a Fundraising & Marketing Intern. This intern will provide direct support to CATR’s Philanthropy Director and play an important role in helping to plan and execute In the Company of Horses, CATR’s major annual fundraising event. The Fundraising & Marketing Intern will also provide support for social media outreach related to CATR’s participation in Lowcountry Giving Day and with general marketing efforts for CATR/ BEC.

This internship is an opportunity to develop skills related to mailings/publications, website design, database management, event planning and use of specific software related to non-profit management (Constant Contact and Greater Giving). The Fundraising & Marketing Intern also has the option to work directly with students and horses in our therapeutic riding program as part of this internship.

Gain experience and learn from our dynamic staff through this exciting internship! For more information, please contact Karen Brittle, Program Director, at Catr-Program.

Summer Intern Opportunity in Washington, DC

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 25 January 2016 | 10:10 am — 

The Washington Media Institute is the premier experiential educational and internship program for students who are looking for a career in media. (See attached fact sheet on the program.)

The program is founded on the principle of “expert in one, professional in all.” We believe that experience needs to be earned not learned (in internships, not classes). But experience without perspective (internship without the right classes) leaves little lasting benefit beyond a resume line. Whether it is traditional journalism, public relations, marketing or any other realm of media, WMI is built around an individualized approach to give you the skills, knowledge, and contacts to move from hoping for a career to building one.

Please direct questions about the program to:

Amelia Knight 
The Washington Media Institute 
Director of Marketing & Outreach | 202.573.9641

Cruz’s SC Campaign Internship Opportunity

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 19 January 2016 | 12:43 pm — 

Internship with Sen. Ted Cruz’s SC Campaign. Intern responsibilities include:

  • Office Management
  • Fundraising
  • Research
  • Event Planning
  • Voter Contact
  • Data Entry

Read more and apply here.

Cassina Group Now Hiring Marketing Intern

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 19 January 2016 | 12:17 pm — 

This internship is based in Mt. Pleasant, therefore applicants need to have a car. To apply, please email your resume with the subject line of “marketing and real estate intern” to Molly Glover, Marketing Director for The Cassina Group ( Read the full internship description here.

Paid Summer Internship Program with MSLGROUP

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 15 January 2016 | 5:05 pm — 

MSLGROUP is hosting an internship program that is available to students or recent grads called the Summer Insiders Challenge:

The program is an 8-12 week paid internship experience where Summer Insiders are embedded within a practice and assigned to various account teams where they will gain real-life experience. Some of these opportunities include working in the social media sphere, media relations, creative writing and event management.

We often hire many of the individuals who complete this program, and those we aren’t able to hire directly usually leverage the experience into a job in the industry.

Students can complete the two-part application here:

Applications will be accepted through Friday, January 29, 2016.

Please email Ashley Salim ( with any questions you may have about this program.

Social Media Internship

*Deadline to Apply is this Weekend* Looking for an on-campus internship? The College of Charleston Alumni Association in partnership with Alumni Affairs has the following spring internships (click on each to see job description and guidelines on how to apply) for academic credit available:

The spring semester is a particularly busy time for our office as we prepare for and host several events concluding with Alumni Weekend and A Charleston Affair.  Each intern will gain excellent experience that will help them pursue their career.

If you have questions about the internships, please direct inquiries to Shannon Dooley, Associate Director of Operations for the Office of Alumni Affairs (843.953.6473;

PA Job Description for The Anna Deavere Smith Pipeline Project

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