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Odyssey at CofC seeks Writers

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 29 September 2017 | 10:13 am — 

Are you looking for a new activity to join this semester? If you enjoy writing, consider joining Odyssey at College of Charleston. Odyssey is an online platform for Millennials that want to share their voice. Odyssey Creators can write about any topic for an audience of over 30 million readers per month.

Experiences you gain include:

  • an open platform to share your perspectives,
  • a staff of professional editors that will help you hone your skills,
  • access to a community of like-minded creators, and
  • amplification—we help distribute content across various social media channels to get more eyes on it

If interested, please apply here:

CisternYard Video is looking for students curious about video production and entertainment. Involvement with CisternYard Video allows student to gain experience with video filming, editing, and promotion. Students are encouraged to pitch ideas and scripts that can end up being shot and put into production. Additionally, students can collaborate with other campus organizations to produce video content. No previous experience required.

If you would like to join, join us in room 201 in the Calhoun Annex building between the Chapel Theater and the Treasurer’s Office or email Weekly staff meetings are Sundays at 7 PM.

Blackbaud Compliance Project Management Internship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 26 September 2017 | 1:50 pm — 

Compliance Project Management Intern

Internship Description 

Blackbaud is seeking a Compliance IT Intern who will assist the Compliance team with a variety of projects, including coordinating deliverables, meeting and other information from a variety of individuals across the organization in support of the company’s IT Compliance assessments and audits. You will further your project management skills in assisting the management teams with various tasks. This internship is available to current college students looking to gain experience in Project Management.

As an intern working with our Compliance team, you will gain an understanding of various aspects of project management, including coordination across multiple functions and reporting of metrics. You will further your knowledge in Project Management by utilizing crisp business communications across various levels, both verbally and electronically.

Desired Skills

  • A motivated, self- starter who enjoys coordination activities and will assist with the assessment/audit process
  • Good communication and interaction skills – formulating emails in a professional setting
  • Someone who will gather information and compile it into a readable format, which will be utilized to accurately report on the Compliance team’s activities – heavy emphasis on Excel, Word, MS Outlook
  • IT – Computer knowledge (a plus) – looking for good investigative, detail analytic mindset and the ability to analyze comparatively.  You must be able to figure things out with minimal guidance
  • Great follow-up abilities, working with departments/resources outside of Compliance, ensuring our tools are updated with accurate information
  • Assist Compliance team members with scheduling meetings and various other associated functions

About us:


At Blackbaud, we believe the world would be a better place if good took over. If everyone on a mission to do good had the power to do even more. That’s why we come to work every day—to equip and connect the world’s philanthropic community so that good can take over.


We are Heart + Smart and have employees who are passionate about doing good and helping others with their philanthropic missions. They love museums, arts and culture, wildlife, feeding the hungry and helping to save lives. You will find a friend here and we hope you bring your friends too.


Blackbaud’s Charleston headquarters, located on Daniel Island, provides an environment that helps our employees achieve balance, with convenient opportunities to step away from the office for a little personal time. Parks, a fishing dock and miles of trails surround the office. Onsite amenities include a full-service cafeteria, a complete gym facility and access to recreational space for gaming or social gatherings.

To apply, send resumes to Stacy Davis at

2 Interns Needed at Ro Sham Beaux

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 1:58 pm — 

Ro Sham Beaux, a Charleston company the sells unique light fixtures and sustainable furniture, is looking for students with an interest in marketing, public relations, graphic design, and photography. They are looking to hire two talented individuals for Marketing and Graphic Design internships. Please email resume and cover letter to to apply.


CMT (Country Music Television), a cable channel of Viacom Media Networks, is currently recruiting for their Spring 2018 paid internship program for various departments across the company.  All students applying for an internship with CMT must be able to commit to a minimum schedule of 16 hours per week for a period of at least ten consecutive weeks in order to be considered for our program.

Internships will be in the Nashville location only.

Internship Program Criteria:

  • CMT is accepting students entering their junior or senior year of college, as well as some graduate and law students.  Students that have already graduated will not be eligible for the program – they must be active/current students.
  • Internships will be paid at a standard competitive hourly rate – the rate is $13/hr in Nashville.
  • Internships offered have a 10-week minimum, a minimum commitment of 16 hours per week, and a recommended maximum of 35 hours per week.
  • College credit is not required, but appropriate documentation for credit can be provided if necessary.

Students can apply online at the following website –

The application deadline for the Spring 2018 program is Friday, October 27, 2017.


These opportunities are for juniors and seniors only:

CMT Digital – Social Media

Preferred number of days needed: 5 days (Monday – Friday) / full-time (35 hours/week)

Preferred major(s): Music Business, Marketing, PR, Communications, Electronic Media

Special Skills: Familiarity with leveraging social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) as an effective marketing tool. Strong writing skills. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook mail. Familiarity with Photoshop a plus. Must be able to conduct productive research using the internet. Good organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills. Knowledge of CMT programming and a plus. Problem solving and flexibility. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Job Description: The CMT Digital – Social Media intern will assist with the execution of marketing and promotional campaigns across CMT’s social platforms focusing on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. Must keep up-to-date with both country music and pop-culture events. There may be occasional opportunities for a CMT Digital – Social Media intern to cover music events for social posts such as awards shows and various show tapings. Intern will perform other duties as assigned.

Department Profile: The Social Media division of Digital department produces digital marketing and promotional campaigns and networking in support of all CMT platforms including its websites, mobile site, TV channels (CMT and CMT Music), and others. The Social Media group works closely with Corporate Communications, Consumer Marketing, Music Strategy and Programming departments to make sure all CMT messaging is consistent across the channel.


Corporate Communications / PR

Preferred number of days needed: Flexible (16 hours per week minimum)

Preferred major(s): Public Relations, Journalism

Special Skills: Ability to write press releases and familiarity with AP Style. Use of internet for research, computer software including Word, Excel, Photoshop, PowerPoint, and a media management system like Vocus/Cision, know how to scan and manipulate images.

Job Description: Intern will assist department with various daily deadline duties. Will work with photos, make copies, send faxes, and handle various press distributions including weekly television highlights, and departmental mailings. Will work on updating CMT press site and managing news clips on a daily basis. Will research and compile media lists. Will draft press releases and pitch media. Will be involved with CMT programs, awards shows, and special CMT tapings. Will have exposure to music industry clients (publicists, marketing reps, managers) and artists. Will have exposure to local, regional and national media reps and in various internal departments, including CMT social, CMT Radio and personnel.

Department Profile: CMT Press works with national print, broadcast, and trade publications to obtain coverage of CMT programs, special events, executives and news. The department manages media on-site at special events and tapings. They establish and maintain relationships with media and industry executives. Work with other CMT departments to research and disseminate timely information. The department also plans special events such as red carpets, press conferences, and media receptions.


Production Operations (CMT Post-Production)

Preferred number of days needed: Minimum of three per week, 16 hours per week

Preferred major(s): Television Broadcasting, Television/Radio Production

Special Skills: Some knowledge of television production and post-production equipment and use, understanding of popular graphics programs and file formats, strong computer skills, good organizational and interpersonal skills.

Job Description: Intern will divide their time evenly between observing and working in the various areas of post-production. About 25% of their time will be spent helping out with video editing (AVID) needs and learning the video side of post-production. About 25 percent of their time will go to working with audio editing (Pro-Tools). 25% of their time will be in assisting in digitizing, learning the technical side of post-production, including ingest, encoding and file management. The final 25% of their time will be spent learning the administrative tasks that are necessary to run a Post house, including scheduling and client relations. Intern will be exposed to clients in the Programming, Creative Services, Engineering and Graphics departments of CMT, plus external clients from various production facilities.

Department Profile: The Post-Production department supports all of CMT’s editing requirements. They are responsible for editing and delivering programs, promotional spots and company presentations as well as all encoding needs for web and mobile video. They have 12 video editing bays, 6 audio editing bays, three encoding stations working in both High Definition and Standard Definition projects.


Program Planning & Scheduling

Preferred number of days needed: Minimum of 3 per week and at least 16 hours per week

Preferred major(s): Communications with a broadcast/electronic media emphasis

Special Skills: Effective Internet research, competent use of MS Office Suite including Word and Excel, passion for television and film, detail-oriented. Must have the ability to sit at computer for long periods of time while doing research or entering data.

Job Description: Will assist in every aspect of the work that is performed in this department, including researching scheduled programming on other channels and reporting this information back for competitive placement purposes; learning the mechanics and philosophy behind effective promotional announcement


Creative Services: Off-Air Design

Preferred number of days needed: Flexible, maximum 35 hours weekly

Preferred major(s): Graphic Design

Special Skills: Must provide a portfolio of design work. Required to have working knowledge of Photoshop. Knowledge of Illustrator, InDesign, experience with HTML, light photography, and retouching is a plus. Have good communication and organizational skills.

Job Description: Interns will have exposure to every project that comes into the Off-Air Design department during the semester they are working. They will help develop creative content including print ads, billboards, logos, and digital graphics such as web banners, web page designs, social media graphics, and mobile designs. In addition to design and production responsibilities, they will have the opportunity to observe and learn the various administrative components to working in a graphics department while supporting the Art Director and Manager/Coordinator. They will interact with the other designers and gain experience with the applications they use to create their work. Interns may

also be invited to work with other CMT departments and to participate in various CMT promotional events and initiatives.

Department Profile: Off-Air Design is part of the CMT Creative department, which also includes On-Air Design and Promotions. The Off-Air Design team provides visual support and marketing promotion for the CMT Brand and the network’s programming in both Print and Digital mediums (Web, Mobile, Social Media). CMT Creative works with internal partners including Consumer Marketing, Integrated Marketing, Affiliate Marketing, CMT Mobile,, Ad Sales, Programming, Post Production as well as many others to develop and execute all CMT related marketing, promotional and packaging initiatives.



Production Management

Preferred number of days needed: Minimum of 3 per week and 16 hours per week.

Preferred major(s): Accounting, Finance, Business, Music Business, Television Production

Special Skills: Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook), technical knowledge of TV production, Internet research skills, professional phone skills

Job Description: Intern will spread their time working on various aspects of budgeting and scheduling for CMT show projects. They will typically spend a portion of their week creating the production management calendars, creating production binders for managers, producers and directors. They will circulate contracts and budget information to all appropriate departments and personnel. May have some exposure to third party vendors. Will assist with scheduling meetings, and will have other duties as assigned. Intern may be exposed to various CMT projects, such as awards shows, live show tapings, and series programming. Interns will interact with internal clients from Programming, Music & Talent, Research, and Production Operations.

Department Profile: The Production Management team manages all of CMT’s productions: it develops budgets for shoots and events; translate creative goals into workable production scenarios and shoot schedules; research, negotiate, and hire production companies, crew, locations, and equipment; and manage productions to the budget’s bottom line. Production Management oversees all aspects of the business side of production. It works closely with the Programming and Creative departments to execute creative goals in the most creative, efficient, and sensible way. It also works closely with the Finance department to ensure that production paperwork is accurate, submitted in a timely manner, and actual expenses are tracked accurately. In addition, it works closely with the Legal department to ensure safety on set and compliance with the network’s policies. This is a fun and smart team! Interns will gain versatile set experience and networking opportunities that will help them in any facet of film, video or event production that they may pursue upon graduation. Successful candidates are inquisitive, organized, resourceful, outgoing, and possess excellent communication skills.


Marketing and Social Media Intern for Be A Mentor Nonprofit

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 19 September 2017 | 2:54 pm — 

Summary: Are you passionate about empowering youth to reach their full potential? Are you interested in being a part of an organization that values compassion, diversity and integrity in making a collaborative community impact? Join our team at Be A Mentor, a local youth mentoring organization.  Be A Mentor is a small, local Charleston nonprofit organization that offers 3 signature site/school-based mentoring program, partnering with 18 schools and organizations throughout the Lowcountry. Be A Mentor enables youth (K-12) to develop positive relationships with caring adults with empower them to reach their full potential through mentorship.

Position Description: Build your work experience and social media portfolio with a local non-profit!  Be A Mentor is seeking a Marketing & Social Media Intern that can dedicate 5-10 hours per week at our North Charleston office. You will assist in all areas of online marketing and social media to include: content implementation, social media releases across multiple platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn), online presence strategy development, and more!

Desired Skills & Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field (degree in progress is okay)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Graphic design (preferred)
Fluent in Microsoft Office, Google Applications
Attention to detail and ability to plan, prioritize & multitask

Application Procedure: This is an unique opportunity to build your work experience and serve as a key part of a small team. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to as soon as possible. No phone calls please. Position open until filled.

Intern at Charleston Magazine

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 18 September 2017 | 10:20 am — 

Charleston magazine is looking to hire a marketing intern for the fall semester. Please see below internship description:

Fall Internship – 10-15 hours/ week

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the process of how a marketing campaign becomes a reality
  • Understand the importance of building and maintaining relationships with the community
  • Further develop skills for working in a professional environment
  • Create impactful, exciting social media content on brand with Charleston magazine
  • Understand how a communications company does more than just print Charleston magazine and the importance of being a multi-platform agency
  • Understand how business decisions and sales work in harmony with marketing decisions


  • Research events and write copy for the Charleston Magazine Club website
  • Plan and write social media posts for upcoming events, Charleston magazine partners, etc.
  • Attend applicable meetings and events as available and as time permits
  • Use Google Docs to track Club membership and events, as well as sponsorships and events
  • Assist in subscription marketing plans for Charleston magazine
  • Organize contracts and assist in contract fulfillments for PR and sponsorship partners including

Policies and Expectations

As an intern at Charleston magazine, you are representing Charleston magazine. It is important to always be on time and professional. Do not disrupt others by talking too loud, but always feel free to ask questions. You are here to learn.

Be respectful of all Gulfstream Communications employees, our partners and advertisers.

We expect our interns to work diligently while they are here. If you are not busy, ask someone else if they might need help. This is a good opportunity to meet people in other departments and learn more about how a communications company works. Please always communicate with your supervisor about when you need to be absent.

Interested in applying for this internship? Email your cover letter and resume to Betsey Poore, Marketing Manager, at



Association for Women in Sports Media Internships

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 14 September 2017 | 2:47 pm — 

The Association for Women in Sports Media is a non-profit organization founded as a support network and advocacy group for women in sports journalism. They work to promote and increase diversity in sports media through a summer internship and scholarship program, which has placed more than 150 women in paid internships since 1990.

AWSM is offering up to 10 internships to go along with 10 scholarships available for summer 2018. There are a mixture of digital (newspaper/magazines/websites), broadcast and PR opportunities for female students seeking careers in the sports media industry.

The recipients receive a $1,000 scholarship and complimentary registration and lodging at AWSM’s annual convention–next year it will be in Phoenix.

The application period is open now and runs through Oct. 31. There is no fee for AWSM members to apply and a $25 fee for non-members.

You can find more information here:

The application can be found here:


Social Media/Graphic Design Intern

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 5 September 2017 | 3:49 pm — 

Interior Designer located on Daniel Island is searching for part-time help with social media and graphic design. This is a paid position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Instagram/Facebook posting (2-3 times a week)
  • Blog post for WordPress (Once a month)
  • Update website with different photos
  • Houzz profile updates
  • Ad layout design a few times a year

If you are interested in this position please send your resume to Anna Miller at

Green Heart Project Seeks Mktg/COMM Intern

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 1 September 2017 | 4:54 pm — 

The Green Heart Project, a local farm-to-school non-profit organization, is seeking to hire a Marketing/Communications intern for the Fall semester (with the option to continue in the Spring). With our recent expansion into 9 schools in the Charleston area, we are looking to grow our team! This position will be 10-15 hours/week and is currently unpaid. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, however, priority deadlines are as follows: Fall – September 8, 2017 | Spring – December 8, 2017.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and résumé to

Position Description: Marketing/Communications Intern (10-15hrs/week)

ORGANIZATION: The Green Heart Project  is a 501©3 non-profit organization that builds school gardens and farm-to-school programs in the Charleston area. With a high value placed on health, education, and community, GHP pairs local volunteers with students to grow school gardens through in-school & after-school programming. In doing so, it connects students to food, health and the environment, while reinforcing academic standards, building interpersonal skills and cultivating community. Founded in 2009 as a small-school garden program at Mitchell Elementary School, a Title I school which serves a low-income and majority African-American student population, GHP has grown to serve over 2,5000 students across 9 schools in the Charleston area. This year, GHP is further expanding into the Charleston community by working with The City of Charleston and The Charleston Housing Authority to build an urban farm at a workforce home development on the upper peninsula, further carrying out the GHP mission of improving health, education and building community.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Marketing/Communications Intern is an invaluable member of the Green Heart Project team whose primary responsibility is to support our farm-to-school organization’s marketing and communication efforts. They will work directly with the Executive Director and independently to plan, design and create social media, website, blog and newsletter content. Additionally, they will work under the Executive Director’s lead to support the organization’s communications and events (including fundraiser) efforts as needed.

The position’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Marketing (5-8 hrs. per week)

  • Weekly marketing and social media meeting with staff
  • Helping to develop and maintain the Green Heart Project “brand”
  • Creating social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) posts with content & photos
  • Developing, coordinating & writing blog posts (WordPress) as it relates to our marketing agenda
  • Helping to design and author monthly newsletters (MailChimp)
  • Engaging Green Heart Project staff, volunteers, & students directly & digitally to create content=

Communications/Events (5 hrs. per week)

  • Take the lead on Communications efforts as they relate to marketing and events
  • Managing event fundraisers including: planning, volunteer coordination, event set up, sponsorships, etc.
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