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CofC Alumni Association Communications Intern

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 29 November 2017 | 4:31 pm — 
About the Alumni Association

The College of Charleston Alumni Association, an international organization of graduates and former students, has been in continuous operation since June 13, 1888.  It comprises more than 82,000 former students of the College organized into 35 regional chapters.  The mission of the Association is “to manifest interest in, and to promote the welfare of, the College of Charleston.”

Position: Alumni Association Communications Intern (unpaid – academic credit available)

Supervisor: Ann Looper Pryor ’83, Vice President, Alumni Affairs

Location: Alumni Welcome Center at Towell Library, Cistern Yard

Term: Spring Semester 2018; start date and schedule flexible, minimum 15 hours per week.

Benefits:  This internship will provide excellent, documentable experience in non-profit communications and event and product marketing, including social media, email, and direct mail projects.

The successful candidate will:
  • Become proficient in planning, writing, and posting messages and graphics for distribution via the Alumni Association’s four social media accounts, including: Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter;
  • Learn how to increase the number of followers for each of the Alumni Association’s social media accounts;
  • Assist with email and direct mail communications to promote events to alumni and students (Cougar Trail, Spring Alumni Weekend, Alumni Chapter events, etc.);
  • Receive training in Blackbaud’s Raisers Edge database product;
  • Assist with the CofC Ring Ceremony, March 1, 2018, at 7 pm;
  • Assist with Spring Alumni Weekend events, including A Charleston Affair, May 4-5, 2018; and,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Candidates must:

  • Possess excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate user experience on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  • Have strong skills with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Be dependable and display a positive, professional demeanor with staff, alumni, students, and others.

To apply:  Send a formal cover letter and résumé via email to Ann Pryor at No phone calls, please.


The Gilston Insurance Agency has been in the Life, Accident, and Health lines of insurance for over 50 years.  We have a strong relationship with Medical and Ancillary carriers as well as with over 250 Agents and Brokers in the state of South Carolina.  We are an agency that prides itself on professionalism, excellent training, and exceeding customer expectations.

Position: Marketing/Communication Intern

Hours: Flexible-8-10 hours per week

*Office is open from 8:30 am until 6:00 pm, Monday-Friday

(2 days per week in the office is required)

Location: West Ashley-Sam Rittenberg

Reports to: Vice President


Create ideas for an Agency Marketing Campaign to include but not limited to: assisting with blog creation and maintenance, assisting with website updates, creating Facebook and other Social Media posts, creating newsletters for Constant Contact, assisting in development of marketing pieces, and assisting with any special Agency functions.

Successful candidate will have excellent communication, computer, and creative skills, a professional appearance, a strong work ethic, and a willingness to learn.  Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and various forms of Social Media are required.

To apply, please send your resume to Melanie at

Hunter PR in New York seeking Summer Interns

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 28 November 2017 | 4:39 pm — 


Hunter Public Relations is an award-winning consumer products public relations firm with offices in New York and London and a strategic footprint in markets across North America. Beginning with research-driven consumer insights, Hunter PR executes strategic public relations programs that build equity, increase engagement and drive measurable business results for branded consumer products and services. We use a powerful blend of traditional publicity, social & digital media outreach, strategic partnerships and influencer seeding to reach the hearts, minds and spirits of target consumers.

  • Current enrollment in a college or university program
  • Basic understanding of PR
  • Solid writing and communication skills
  • Positive, go-getter attitude and the tenacity to learn what a textbook can’t teach
  • PRSSA membership or involvement is definitely a gold star

The internship runs from June to August and the deadline to apply is February 16, 2018.

This is a paid internship.

You need an established residence and transportation arrangements in the NY metro area for the duration of the internship period.

To apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Applicants will be contacted directly for interviews.

For more information on this internship, visit

Charleston STEM Fest Internship & Volunteer Opportunity

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 27 November 2017 | 10:25 am — 


The Charleston STEM Festival is a celebration of science, technology, engineering and math in the Lowcountry. The 5th annual festival will be highly visible outdoor event that provides opportunity for engagement and exchange between children, teens, families, and local STEM professionals. This exciting event will take place on February 3, 2018 from 10am-3pm at Brittlebank Park in Charleston, SC and will feature ~80 exhibitors who will provide hands-on activities, live performances, interactive demonstrations, and family-oriented STEM entertainment. After the festival, Partner Events will occur throughout the Lowcountry. The Charleston STEM Festival is an initiative of the Lowcountry STEM Collaborative managed by South Carolina’s Coalition for Mathematics and Science (SCCMS) at Clemson University.


Charleston STEM Fest is seeking an intern to post social media and regular blog posts leading up to the event on Feb. 3, 2018.

Festival Volunteer:

Charleston STEM Fest is seeking 10-20 volunteers on the day of the festival to work at the various booths doing on-site evaluation (volunteers would ask people who come by to do a short computer survey). It could be great experience for students interested in PR.


Contact information:

Redux Contemporary Art Center Internships

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 27 November 2017 | 9:41 am — 

Redux Contemporary Art Center (Redux) is a nonprofit organization committed to  fostering creativity and the cultivation of contemporary art through diverse exhibitions, subsidized studio space for visual artists, meaningful education programs, and a multidisciplinary approach to the dialogue between artists and their audiences. Redux offers free year round art exhibitions, artist and curator lecture series, and film screenings, while educating art patrons of all ages through fine art classes and workshops, community outreach, and internship opportunities.

Unpaid internships are available for college/university undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in arts management, nonprofit administration, graphic design, event management, and arts education. Successful internships at Redux require at least 10 hours per week assisting Redux staff as they develop and implement all programming – including outreach, classes, events, and exhibitions.

Academic year 2017-2018 (Fall and Spring) Application Deadline: July 31, 2017

Fall 2017 (mid-August – mid-December) Application Deadline: July 31, 2017

Spring 2018 (January – mid-May) Application Deadline: December 15, 2017

Summer 2018 (mid-May – mid-August) Application Deadline: March 31, 2018

Graphic Design / Social Media Intern

Redux Contemporary Art Center is looking for a creative individual who is able to work within defined brand standards, showing both creativity and
an attention to detail.


Our Graphic Design Intern will be working on the following types of projects to gain hands-on agency experience, expand their graphic design knowledge and skill sets, and develop a well-rounded portfolio:

  • Graphic Design – assist in the creation of campaigns, social media brand elements, eNewsletter layouts, advertising concepts and layouts, website redesign concepts and layouts, etc.
  • Production Design – preparing images or assets for websites, reproducing website page layouts with new assets, etc.
  • Research and Strategy – help with competitive analysis, gather outside resources (websites or images) for inspiration, pull campaign examples, etc.
  • Organization Processes – participation in team meetings and brainstorms on larger design projects to learn typical agency creative processes and assist creative team in the conception and creation of projects such as branding, website design, ad campaign, marketing collateral, etc.


Previous graphic design experience working with Adobe Creative Suite is required. Must include a link or attachment to your portfolio for consideration.

  • Ability to adapt campaign concepts and designs across a variety of platforms, including print, web, social, etc.
  • Ability to work on a variety of aspects of a project, including development of initial concepts, layout, photo selection, revisions, and file preparation.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), using Max OS X.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and iWork (Pages, Numbers, Keynote).
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work in partnership with Executive Director, Creative Director, Event Coordinator, and Education Coordinator
  • Positive attitude, able to receive feedback or constructive criticism from team members.
  • Experience working creatively within defined brand standards is a plus.

To apply for a Graphic Design / Social Media Internship position, please email a one-page cover letter and resume/CV, as well as samples of your work to

Education Internship

Redux Contemporary Art Center is looking for interns interested in assisting with Education and Outreach programs. These programs include classes for children and adults, both on-site and off-site at local schools, community centers, etc.


  • Assist teaching artists with classes and workshops – includes set-up, clean-up, and assisting teacher and students with projects and materials
  • Work with Education & Outreach Coordinator to plan and schedule programming
  • Assist in registering students for classes and workshops
  • Create and post social media campaigns to promote classes and workshops
  • Assist in preparation and implementation of outreach and community events


  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate arts and/or education program
  • Must be comfortable working with children and adults, in a variety of settings
  • Flexible, creative, and hard-working
  • Must pass a background check

To apply for an Education Internship position, please email a one-page cover letter and resume/CV to

Events Intern

Redux Contemporary Art Center is looking for interns interested in assisting with events. These events include, but are not limited to, concerts, fundraisers, comedy performances, lectures, and community events. These events typically take place during afternoons, evenings, and weekends, so interns must be available during these times.


  • Facility Maintenance – assist in the set-up and clean-up of events.
  • Greeting guests, taking tickets and ushering if needed
  • Event promotion – social media, print, etc.
  • Assist with merchandise sales
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move 25 lbs.


  • Candidates should be available for afternoons, evenings, and weekends as per our event schedule
  • Ideal candidates are self-motivated, independent, open-minded and professional
  • Candidates should have a background or interest in at least one area of the arts.
  • Candidates should be able to show attention to detail, have strong written and verbal communication skills, and be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Candidates should be comfortable interfacing with the public
  • Candidates should be proficient with computers and have general working knowledge of social media platforms, Microsoft Office Suite, and the Adobe Suite

To apply for an Event Internship position, please email a one-page cover letter and resume/CV to

Gallery Intern

Redux Contemporary Art Center is seeking interns looking for an in-depth experience with a dynamic non-profit. These interns gain a much deeper understanding of our organization; will have the opportunity to serve in leadership roles within our organization; and gain greater insight.

Gallery Interns assist in all aspects of gallery preparation and installation, such as packing/unpacking works of art, hanging artwork, painting, lighting, and gallery maintenance. Interns assist Redux visiting and studio artists, serve as special event hosts, greeters to all visitors, and help with daily administration – answering telephone calls and e-mail inquiries, registering students for art classes and workshops, and social media.

To apply for a Gallery Internship position, please email a one-page cover letter and resume/CV to


Grant-Writing Intern

Redux Contemporary Art Center is seeking a self-motivated, organized individual, with excellent writing skills, to join our team as a Grant Writing Intern to support the organization with grant-writing and fundraising development.

Time Commitment: Weekly commitment: 6-20 hours per week.


  • Enrolled in an English, Journalism, Arts Management, or similar undergraduate or graduate program
  • Experience in proposal or grant writing is a plus
  • Excellent writing, verbal, proof reading, editing, phone and organizational skills.
  • Strong time-management and research capabilities.
  • Ability to prioritize and work well under deadlines.
  • Computer aptitude including strong experience with Microsoft Offices.

Essential Functions of the position: 
Assist with the identification of appropriate grantors, the creation of a foundation roster, and the execution and timely submission of grant requests, and /or letters of intent. We are seeking interns capable of researching funding opportunities with fixed guidelines, initiating and maintaining contact with foundations and writing grants for eligible funding. This will require an intern with strong research, writing and analytical skills. Responsibilities to include:

  • Research and write grant proposals / applications to local and national corporations and foundations seeking gifts for programs and administration
  • Follow grant-writing guidelines and best practices
  • Follow-up with organizations after initial application and seek personal connections
  • Maintain grant research and proposal spreadsheets
  • Effectively communicate with potential and current donors with acknowledgement correspondence
  • Other duties as assigned

To apply for a Grant Writing Internship position, please email a one-page cover letter and resume/CV, along with writing sample(s) to



Summer 2018 Internal & External Communications Internship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 20 November 2017 | 1:11 pm — 


In this internship role, the individual will be responsible for supporting the Retail Business Services communications team to gain exposure to all aspects of a corporate communications environment. The internship position will gain exposure to internal communications, media relations, writing for associate communications and the press, social media in addition to specific project assignments. In addition, during the internship period, the intern will research best practices for associate communications and storytelling, and make recommendations for Retail Business Services for implementation. Additional projects may be assigned, as needed.

Internship positions are available for a broad range of challenging assignments. Take this opportunity to learn the inside of the complex supermarket industry while you develop the leadership skills and business knowledge you need to enhance your career. The paid internship experience is an opportunity to work on real projects that are meaningful and hands-on. Come work in a team environment designed to promote and reward individuality, innovation, leadership, and strong business results.


• Public Relations or Communications, with a specific interest in corporate PR.
• Strong organization skills and ability to effectively manage projects during a short time-frame.
• Excellent writing skills, including experience with blog and other social media writing.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and collaborate with teams across multiple functions.


• Enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program; minimum GPA 3.0 is required (transcripts will be requested)
• Demonstrated ability with Microsoft Office applications
• Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization
• Demonstrated leadership abilities such as assertiveness and willingness to take calculated risks
• Ability to take initiative, learn quickly and strive for results
• Strong analytical skills
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in all situations with solid interpersonal skills
• Team-oriented thinking
• Strong project management skills
• Permanent employment authorization/U.S. citizenship
• All majors encouraged to apply; (Operations, Supply, Logistics Management, Industrial Engineering and Business majors are preferred for Distribution positions).

Apply online HERE

The Rival is seeking Staff Writers & Social Media Strategists

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 20 November 2017 | 12:05 pm — 

The Rival at CofC is hiring for the spring semester

Our Mission:

In the past decade, student news has been reduced to listicles, resume-builders, and click-bait. Most for-profit campus news publications aim for clicks and create teams of disconnected writers and editors, many of which are post-grads working from an office building in New York City. And, while traditional publications have sound content, the entire operation is stuck in the past. We want to change that.

Who​ ​are​ ​we​ ​looking​ ​for?

Staff writers: intelligent, hardworking journalists who have something to say
Social media strategists: creatives who maintain the brand by posting to socia media, planning events, and hosting fundraisers

To​ ​apply:

Fill out our application HERE

Want to know more? Like them on Facebook or follow them on Instagram and Twitter @therivalatcofc


CarShare Guy Marketing & Editorial Internship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 15 November 2017 | 2:01 pm — 
About CarShare Guy

At a time when technology has challenged and altered the way our communities conduct business, the expectations of a personalized and convenient experience are enlightening all of us in how we work and leisure. The automotive and transportation industries have obviously been no stranger to this, from ride-sharing, to self driving technology, and everything in between we are seeing tremendous changes in how we get around. Carsharing has found its place in the markets, offering just another option to the mesh of available products for travelers, neighbors, and now yourself! CSG’s mission is to provide the existing and potential community members with the right tools, resources, and partners that will make their experience as an owner or as a renter more enjoyable and successful. Our intent is to strengthen our community, so that it can remain a community that is able to overcome hurdles, provide savings to travelers, and of course passive income towards financial freedom, all while keeping you up to date on anything carshare related.

Job​ ​Description:

The CarShare Guy (CSG) is looking to add to our team! CSG is seeking a highly motivated individual with an interest in writing, digital marketing, and social media management for an editorial internship. This remote internship allows individuals to participate in all areas of CSG’s digital presence– including our online blog, various social media platforms, and branding campaign initiatives as part of our Marketing/Editorial Department team. Though the position emphasizes editorial work, there will also be opportunities for light writing, research, and social media marketing experience as well. In addition, the intern will work closely with our Chief Marketing Officer and will be exposed to an education in both paid and organic digital marketing analytics, measurement and optimization; as well as how such pertains to content creation and social media management.

Duties​ ​include:
  • Researching and writing original content for CSG’s blog.
  • Contributing content to our social media platforms.
  • Copy editing and fact checking website, blogs, and social media posts.
  • Preparation of social media updates and posts as instructed by CMO.
  • Copy editing and preparing electronic newsletters.
  • Copy editing and preparing publicity materials.
  • Carrying out light administrative tasks.
Additional duties​ ​may​ ​include:
  • Collaborating with and assisting other members of the marketing team.
  • Researching emergent social media platforms as a way of expanding and building brand awareness.
  • Researching and finding pertinent articles and information regarding news in the carsharing industry.
  • Writing articles for CSG’s blogs and social media platforms, including reviews, profiles, & event recaps.
  • Selection and digital manipulation of images for marketing purposes.
  • Providing customer service and correspondence via email and social platforms in terms of communicating with our followers and potential partners.
  • Assisting the CMO in researching and finding potential partnerships within the industry to produce future revenue.
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills.
  • Strong Internet research skills.
  • Familiarity with Associated Press Style (APA Format).
  • Strong interest in current emerging technologies.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively on a team and individually.
  • Intrinsically motivated individual who is interested in learning about how to get a startup off the ground.
  • Familiarity with WordPress and blog content & platforms.
  • Familiarity with a wide-area of social media platforms not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Pinterest.

CSG allows for a flexible schedule. We are committed to working with the individual to find a happy work/life/school balance that fits the needs of both entities. While we will track the hours the Editorial Assistant Intern puts in to report back to CofC, we are more interested in the completion of tasks.


This is an unpaid internship with the potential of turning into a paid internship or even a team member based on performance. We are pleased to assist in any kind of college credit recognition by a university or program’s internship criteria.

Reports​ ​to:

Tatiana Donald, Chief Marketing Officer

Application​ ​Process:

Send a cover letter, resume and three writing samples or excerpts of no more than 500 words. Send e-mail with PDF attachments to Please put “CSG Editorial Intern” as the subject header. We will contact you only if you have been selected for an interview.

FOX24 News Internships

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 15 November 2017 | 1:47 pm — 


WTAT-TV FOX 24 in Charleston, SC is looking for interns to be a part of the action with a meaningful, hands-on learning experience during the Spring of 2018.

FOX24 Digital News Intern:

Interns will be assisting with the production of FOX 24 News – Digital. In this role, interns will look for trending news topics, write articles for the website and learn how to
convert interviews into news stories in AP format. This is an internship for academic credit only. It is unpaid.

To apply, please send resume to and include “FOX24 Digital News Intern” in the subject line.
Please include 2-3 writing samples. No phone calls please.

FOX24 News Now Intern:

Interns will be assisting with the production of FOX 24 News Now. In this role, interns will help producers research show topics and guests, assist with studio set-up prior to recording each episode, running teleprompter and brainstorming topics and ideas for FOX 24 News Now.
This is an internship for academic credit only. It is unpaid.

To apply, please send resume to and include “FOX24 News Now Intern” in the subject line.
No phone calls please. WTAT-TV and Cunningham Broadcasting Corporation are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

Charleston Gaillard Center Marketing Internship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 15 November 2017 | 1:41 pm — 


Title: Marketing Intern
Reports to: Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator/Marketing and Design Coordinator
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Hours: 10 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Occasional weekends and evenings may be required. Regularly scheduled intern hours will be up to the discretion of the intern supervisor.

Organizational Background:

The Charleston Gaillard Center is an 1,800-seat performance hall located in Charleston, South Carolina. The newly constructed facility also contains 16,000 square feet of exhibit and meeting space, along with office and public spaces. The Charleston Gaillard Management Corporation is a non-profit 501c3 organization responsible for managing the facility. The Gaillard Center’s mission is to provide the Lowcountry with a world-class performance hall, elegant venue space, and vibrant educational opportunities inspiring our dynamic community through the power of the performing arts. We seek to enrich the diverse community of Charleston with artistic and cultural experiences that are accessible and unique, and to serve as an education resource for generations to come.

Position Overview:

The Marketing Intern will assist the Gaillard’s Marketing team with various marketing tasks and projects as assigned throughout the course of the internship. Assignments and tasks vary based on the scope of upcoming events and current needs of department.

  • Update external events calendars with Gaillard Center upcoming events
  • Assist with coordination of show announcements, including monitoring email schedules, creating Facebook events, distributing press releases, etc.
  • Research and maintain a database of prospective corporate advertisers
  • Assist with pre-show and post-show events such as meet & greets and member lounge when needed as well as represent the Gaillard Center at select external events
  • Assist in creation of internal signage and marketing materials
  • Proof and edit various marketing materials
  • Assist with mailings, print production, and distribution of marketing materials
  • Organize and file documents for Director of Marketing and Public Relations
  • Deliver and post event flyers to college campus and local businesses (both downtown and off the peninsula)
Objectives of Internship:
  • Acquire a broad understanding of various aspects of arts marketing, including media and public relations, advertising, and social media
  • Observe how a professional nonprofit organization is operated and gain knowledge of the differences in marketing approaches with nonprofit organizations
  • Learn the different methods of selling and advertising as well as understand the selling procedure from prospecting for new clients to closing a sale
  • Understand the differences and effectiveness of advertising in print, radio, television, digital, and social media
  • Gain awareness of the Gaillard’s brand as it relates to the mission of the organization
Position Requirements:
  • Earned or pursuing Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, arts management, business, or a related field.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Powerpoint, Word, and Excel required
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of various social media platforms

Paid stipend of $500 upon successful completion of internship.

To apply:

For more information on this position, visit the internship page here. Please submit attached application, resume, and cover letter to Helen Lee at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and applicants will be notified if selected for interview. Please, no phone calls.

Application: Charleston-Gaillard-Center-Internship-Application-1uytyh8

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