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HealthLinks Charleston, the Lowcountry’s new quarterly publication focusing on health, wellness and today’s medical industry, is searching for an industrious, organized and talented social media and production intern. The internship will last for at least three months (from mid-April until mid-July) with a possibility for hire afterward.

We request a student or recent graduate who is looking to boost their credibility and skills in the avenues of social media (particularly Facebook) as well as administration and production for our editorial. You’ll have the opportunity to work with our managing editors, publishers, art director and other key people in the medical publishing industry. Payment to be discussed for the right candidate.

Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Corporate Communications Intern – Roper St. Francis Hospital

Job Description:

  • Write internal news stories and external press releases
  • Shoot photos of events, people, recognitions
  • Updating internal news website
  • Coordinate recognitions for high-performing employees
  • Develop fliers and posters
  • Research to strengthen niche publication media placements
  • Assist in planning and writing social media content (FB, Twitter, Instagram)


  • Majoring in journalism/communications/public relations/marketing
  • Eager to learn

Learning Objectives (Required for All Internships):

  • Ability to write a variety of mass media products, including news stories and press releases, following accepted journalistic standards, including Associated Press style and inverted pyramid format.
  • Understand the basic principles of photography, including composition, content and technical aspects.
  • Ability to design and layout a variety of mass media products, including fliers and posters, employing contemporary graphic design theory and practices.
  • Ability to create new media products, including blog posts, web stories and social media content.
  • Ability to function in a professional work environment (show up on time, dress appropriately, meet deadlines, etc.).

Roper St. Francis is the only private, not-for-profit healthcare system in the Lowcountry with a specific focus on community outreach. We have about 5,500 employees, three hospitals and more than 90 facilities and doctor offices.

To apply for the internship position, please send a cover letter and resume to Diette Casey, Corporate Communications Strategist, at

Institute on Political Journalism in Washington, DC (
June 4 – July 29
Extended Deadline: April 6, 2016
**Scholarship Funding Available**

Are you still deciding what to do this summer? Want to take a big step in your journalism or public relations career? There are numerous quality internships still available. It’s not too late to spend 8 weeks in Washington, DC completing an internship, earning credit, and expanding your professional network.

The Presidential campaign of 2016 makes this summer a particularly exciting time for students to come to Washington, DC.

Unlike many other Washington, DC internship programs, we guarantee you an internship placement with one of the following types of organizations:

  • Print or broadcast media outlet
  • News service
  • Internet publication
  • Public relations firm
  • Capitol Hill press office
  • Advocacy organization

Our staff works to place you with an organization that fits your skills and career goals. You’ll gain real-world experience that will set you apart when it’s time to find your first job after graduation. Click here for a list of sample internship sites.

Live in the heart of Washington, DC on George Washington University’s campus, just steps from the White House and Department of State. Roommate matching with other program participants is included. Click here to learn more about housing accommodations and the neighborhood.

Maximize your summer by also taking courses between 3 and 9 credits from George Mason University. Take courses designed for journalism and communication majors and choose from a variety of engaging electives. Learn from Professor Richard Benedetto, founding White House and Campaign Reporter for USA TODAY. His internship seminar will give you an insider’s view of political reporting. You’ll also hear from Pulitzer Prize winning guest speakers. Click here to read more about the courses.

We award over $1 million in scholarship funding each year, and there are generous scholarships still available. Students receive awards based on financial need and merit and which typically to range from $1,000 -$4,500.

Students are encouraged to visit for more information and to begin an online application. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through the April 6 extended deadline. Students will be notified of their admission decision within two weeks of completing an application. Questions may be directed to or 202.986.0384.

Check out this video to hear from some of our program alumni on why interning in DC is an experience worth having! Read this recent blog entry to see how program alumni answered the question, “I was just accepted into the program for this summer, and I am very excited, but I’d like to hear about whether the cost was worth it from some alumni of the program. Is it worth it to have political experience in DC? I’d love to hear about your experience as soon as possible!”

WSC Radio Seeks Part-Time Morning Producer

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 11 March 2016 | 1:49 pm — 

WSC Radio in Mount Pleasant, is part of the iHeartMedia brand, now has an opening for a part-time morning producer.

iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies specializing in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, live events, and on-demand entertainment and information services across the nation and providing premier opportunities for advertisers.

Read the part-time morning producer job description and apply apply here.

COMM majors and minors would be interested in the following opportunity:

  • Project Impact – Community Outreach projects and disaster awareness expos. Work on updating brochures, attend expos, expand community awareness on natural hazards and participate in creating digital awareness (i.e.  TV segments) are a few of the areas of focus.

Read more: Internship Descriptions for Charleston County Building Inspection Services

Wanted: Strong Writers for Local Company

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 9 March 2016 | 4:38 pm — 

Annex, an integrated branding agency in downtown Charleston, is looking for an intern this summer and for fall 2016. Students with strong writing skills are highly desirable. Read about the current intern’s experience at Annex.

Position Description & Application


Paid On-Campus Positions Now Hiring

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 9 March 2016 | 4:31 pm — 

Applications for the following CisternYard Media executive positions for the 2016-17 academic year have been posted to OrgSync:

*Sales Manager –
*Editor-in-Chief, Miscellany
*General Manager, CisternYard Radio –
*General Manager, CisternYard Video –
*Public Relations Manager –

These are paid leadership positions and allow students to develop practical skills that employers are desperately seeking, including working in teams, critical thinking, and supervision.  Each position averages 12-20 hours per week and requires some evening and weekend hours.  Successful candidates are being asked to attend LeaderShape and will return to campus the week prior to the start of the Fall 2016 semester.

The deadline for submission of completed applications is 5 PM on Friday, March 18.  Qualified applicants will be contacted during the week of March 21 to schedule an interview with members of the CisternYard Media Advisory Board on Friday, March 25 between 1 PM and 4 PM.

Questions about these positions? Please email Matthew Sager ( – Graduate Assistant for Student Media) or Susan Payment ( – Director of Student Life).

Georgie Beauty, an eco-luxe beauty brand, seeks a marketing and social media intern for summer 2016.  Responsibilities include growing social media presence by creating original content for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.  Strong communication skills required, as intern would be responsible for corresponding with editors, bloggers, and social influencers.  Other responsibilities include assisting with web site and fulfilling web orders, responding to customer inquiries, researching new sales leads, and helping execute marketing plan.  Interest in cosmetic industry and entrepreneurship necessary.  Design and photography skills preferred.  Please email resume and cover letter to

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