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Canon Paid Internships

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 15 November 2017 | 1:25 pm — 


Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets.
With approximately $29 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc., ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2016 and is one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2016.

2018 Canon Insights Summer Internship – Digital Marketing Analytics

Canon is seeking an Intern for the Digital Marketing Services team to assist with the development and analysis of Daily, Weekly and Monthly Reports i.e. Simply Measured Reporting & Daily eCommerce and Digital/Web Analytics Reporting


– Assisting with the development and analysis of Daily, Weekly and Montl1ly Reports e. Simply Measured Reporting & Daily eCommerce and Digital/Web Analytics Reporting
– Ad Hoc Requests for digital data
– Overall data analysis to determine strengths and weaknesses for customer interactions
– Custom Report Building/Development
– Campaign Tagging and Optimization
– Data Maintenance Spreadsheet creation
– Data Validation
– Utilization of the business intelligence tool to develop customer insights and advanced segmentation
– Enhance current reporting through data visualization tool


2018 Canon Insights Summer Internship – Web Portal Project

Canon is hiring for our 2018 Canon Insights Intern Program.  The Insights Program is a comprehensive program that runs for 10 weeks during the summer. This is a full-time (9 AM to 5 PM), 35 hours a week, paid internship. This program is designed to provide students an opportunity to gain hands-on work experience by participating in significant work projects and exposure to various business units within Canon.


– To assist in working with Project Manager and Team leads, to ensure a timely and accurate launch of the new Canon Dealer Portal and merging CDLC in to New Web.
– Q&A will be needed on all areas of the site.
– Reporting, validation of content and creation of some content will be needed.
– Also manually move content from one system to another, along with updating and creating microsites.
– Work with a Special projects team, within the department.
– This individual will benefit by having the opportunity to work with both B2B and B2C sides of the business, and gain knowledge of how the business is run from the backend systems.


To learn more about the available positions, or to apply, visit the Canon Internships webpage here.

Lowcountry Local First Marketing & Communications Internship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 13 November 2017 | 9:36 am — 


Organization: Lowcountry Local First

Term: Part-time and flexible. Ideal term length Jan – May 2018.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Start Date: Flexible start date of January 8, 2018

Lowcountry Local First (LLF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization changing the model of economic development to one that is anchored in local ownership allowing us to build opportunity for all and to celebrate the unique place that makes the Lowcountry home.

LLF has a membership base of more than 500 companies across all business sectors and ranging from sole-proprietorships up to 250+ employees. Their work is organized under two initiatives, Good Business and Good Farming.

LLF is looking for someone who’s smart, responsible, fun, creative, and a self-starter that works well in a fast-paced environment to assist the Director Marketing & Communications and other staff members.

Internship Responsibilities
The Intern will contribute to:

  • Project administration
  • Communications including blog posts and social media
  • Event and campaign marketing (utilizing Mailchimp)
  • Data management
  • Website updates (WordPress platform)
  • Event logistics and production including Member Mixers and Eat Local Month, as well as other events as needed.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Interest in local economic development and alternative business models preferred.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and an energy that attracts others. Intern must be able to communicate effectively and professionally, and be comfortable reaching out via email, phone and in-person to represent Lowcountry Local First.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and self-regulated.
  • Extreme attention for detail and organization.
  • Strong computer skills required, including Microsoft Office. Student must be proficient in Microsoft Excel. WordPress capabilities highly desired. MailChimp or other email marketing experience a plus but not required.
  • Ability to appropriately and effectively represent the organization on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

Schedule & Other

  • Intern will report to the Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Flexible part-time schedule of 12-20 hours / week, typically falling Monday through Friday, between 9am to 5pm, with occasional special events on weekday evenings (no more than 2/ month)
  • Internship for school credit encouraged, but not required. This is an unpaid position.


  • Gain valuable nonprofit experience with an organization named 2010-2012 Best Local Cause by Charleston City Paper; 2016 Best Promotional Video and Best Non-traditional Marketing Campaign by the Charleston AMA; and 2015 Small Business Ally of the Year by the SC Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
  • Work with a great team of professionals. Meet the LLF crew.
  • Work in a space described an “open, beautiful, vibrant space designed to bring local entrepreneurs together,” by Charleston City Paper.
  • Meet and interact with LLF member businesses (500+ local companies) and Local Works coworking community

Internship will be located at the Lowcountry Local First office and Local Works coworking space at 1630-2 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29405 on the Upper Peninsula. Must provide your own laptop, and transportation for occasional off-site tasks/meetings.

To Apply
Email cover letter and resume to Jordan Amaker, Director of Marketing and Communications, at with “Communications and Event Intern – Your Name” in subject heading. Please send PDF files only (no Word docs, please). Feel free to share your LinkedIn, Twitter, blog, a video – whatever lets us know who you are and what you’re all about. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

Journalism & Communication Internship in D.C.

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 9 November 2017 | 12:59 pm — 

The Institute on Political Journalism (IPJ) is accepting applications for their summer 2018 Journalism & Communication Internship in Washington D.C. Spend 8 weeks in the nation’s capital with students from around the country and world who are all passionate about politics, getting the story straight and learning the ins and outs of the news business. The intensive schedule is designed to maximize your time in Washington by combining learning in the classroom with practical internship experience.

Internship positions exist within various fields and institutions, including print and broadcast media outlets, news services, internet publications, public relations firms, Capitol Hill press offices, and advocacy organizations. You’ll work approximately 30 hours a week for the duration of the program. In addition to normal intern office duties, you could cover hearings on Capitol Hill, work on important public policy papers, research critical government initiatives, attend meetings, and be assigned substantive work that will help you in your future career. Your internship options are endless. Each summer, our students work at over 300 different government agencies and independent organizations working on a variety of important issues

IPJ consists of the following. major components: 

  • LIVE: Furnished housing on George Washington University’s campus, just steps from the White House and Department of State, as well as the Foggy Bottom Metrorail station.
  • LEARN: Academic courses in economics and ethics with credit earned through George Mason University. GMU was recently named one of the top 100 research universities in the U.S. by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Classes are held in state-of-the-art facilities at George Mason University’s Arlington campus, conveniently located just four Metro stops away from student housing.
  • INTERN: Internships with newspapers, online publications, magazines, public relations firms, as well as television and radio stations throughout the Washington area. Each site is accessible to public transportation, making it easy to get from home to work to class and back again.
  • CONNECT: Site briefings at key Washington institutions, guest lectures featuring working journalists, editors and communication professionals as well as networking events and much more!

For more information, and to apply, visit the program website here.

*Applications submitted before December 5 receive a 5% tuition discount!*

Dig South Marketing Internship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 8 November 2017 | 2:50 pm — 
About the Company

DIG SOUTH is the South’s Tech Hub, new media for the new South. We cover everything related to innovation in the South — from the hottest startups and product launches, to big business personalities and VC rounds. DIG SOUTH produces DIG SOUTH Tech Conference in April and supports the DIG NATION Member Community.

Job Description: Editorial + Marketing + Event Promotion Intern

DIG SOUTH is looking for two sharp, forward-thinking interns to help develop web and social media content. Our ideal intern has a background in journalism, marketing, business or entrepreneurship and is passionate about the South, technology, and digital media. You’ll be joining a small, entrepreneurial team and will get to do real work – no coffee errands here.

This is a part-time position (15 hours weekly) open to undergraduate or graduate students who will receive college credit.

Job Responsibilities
  • Research and/or write articles (company spotlights, Q&As, etc.)
  • Assist with content curation for social media and email newsletters
  • Research upcoming regional events for story leads
  • Track DIG SOUTH Conference presenters and sponsors for newsworthy content
  • Help develop sponsored content for and weekly e-news
  • Assist with social media management, sourcing images and scheduling posts
  • Self-motivated, disciplined, and willing to work independently
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Great time-management skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience managing social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter)
  • Creative thinker ready to contribute and share ideas

The internship is for college credit only.


The exact start and end dates are flexible. Interns will be expected to start in January and work until the end of April.

To Apply

If you are interested in working to spotlight innovation in the South, let us know why we should meet. All applications require:

  1. a resume;
  2. cover letter explaining why you’re interested in DIG SOUTH and what you would bring to the team; and
  3. at least one writing sample.

Please email the above to by November 30, 2017.


SC Historical Society Director of Communication

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 8 November 2017 | 2:43 pm — 
Job Description

The South Carolina Historical Society (SCHS) seeks a motivated and detail-oriented individual to serve as Director of Communications and Marketing. Major responsibilities include developing materials and interacting with internal and external clients to deliver the SCHS’s message to members, the public, and the media. The Director of Communications and Marketing oversees the development of non-academic publications and website, facilitates marketing campaigns, and creates timelines. This position is responsible for all external promotional materials, including social media and publication of the quarterly member magazine, Carologue.

Major Duties

• Produces content for print and web, including brochures and newsletters
• Creates a production timeline
• Writes and distributes press releases
• Edits all submissions to and oversees the SCHS website
• Responsible for the design and printing of all program materials (invitations, save the dates, flyers, event programs, and tour notes), as requested by division heads
• Responsible for design of all external advertising
• Responsible for distribution of back issues of Carologue
• Responsible for design and printing of all membership materials
• Responsible for design and printing of all development materials
• Responsible for design and printing of SCHS letterhead and other branded items
• Responsible for the design, content, and printing of Carologue
• Works with staff to commission articles/features.
• Oversees advertising for Carologue
• Other Duties include: mail-house pick-ups and deliveries; managing back-issue inventory; and assisting with Historical Society functions.

Knowledge and Skill Required:

• Previous editorial experience, especially in a decision-making capacity
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Proofreading, copy editing
• Developing and maintaining media contacts
• Proficient at WordPress and Adobe publication software
• Some proficiency in graphic design
• Experience with marketing via social media
• Knowledge of grammar and best practices for publications
• Energetic and committed
• Effective and positive communicator
• Ability to create and communicate vision
• Strong time-management skills
• Strong leader, good sense of teamwork
• Promptly and effectively follows through

Degree Required:

• BA or Masters


To apply, please visit the posting on CougarJobLink

Internship with Charleston Weddings Magazine

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 6 November 2017 | 1:45 pm — 

Charleston Weddings magazine is looking for an editorial intern. See below for complete posting —

Our internship is a competitive opportunity to hone and practice your journalistic skills by working first-hand on an editorial team. The spring program, which takes place from December 2017 through March 2018, will coordinate with the production of our spring 2018 issue, so the intern will have the chance to get hands on work—offering an authentic look at all that goes on to produce a magazine, site, and daily blog. Main responsibilities will include writing, editing, fact-checking, and handling of general administrative work (for both the print publication and, as well as our blog, The Wedding Row). The editorial intern will also help out with at least one fashion photo shoot, social media, public relations efforts, and much more.

The internship is unpaid and requires a minimum of 16 to 20 hours per week. We are looking for someone with strong skills and experience in proofing and copyediting (in adherence to both AP and Chicago Style); solid feature writing skills; and managerial capabilities. Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and an interest in the subject matter are preferred.

Interested in this position? To apply, email Assistant Editor Catherine Lowe at with a resume and three writing samples.

Google BOLD Summer Internship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 6 November 2017 | 11:56 am — 

About the program

The Building Opportunities for Leadership and Development (BOLD) Internship Program is a paid summer internship for rising undergraduate seniors that are interested in working in technology and full-time opportunities at Google. BOLD interns are placed in teams across the business according to their background and interests. In the past, interns have worked with some the following teams: Sales, Services & Support, Marketing & Communications, People Operations, and Google Technical Services.

Outside of work, interns will engage in high-impact developmental programming while building meaningful relationships with other interns and Googlers through a variety of summer activities. This includes 1:1 mentorship, an exclusive speaker series with company leadership, custom learning and development programming, and opportunities to create community.


  • Applications: October 1 – November 12, 2017 at 11:59pm PST.
  • Interviews: December 2017 through April 2018, on a rolling basis.
  • Internship: 11 weeks starting in late-May / June.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Be currently enrolled in a 4-year BA/BS program, in any major, at a university in the United States with an expected graduation date between December 2018 and June 2019.
  • Be able to complete an 11-week program beginning in May or June 2018.
  • Have authorization to work in the United States.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Preferred qualifications: Analytical skills and an interest in taking on business problems.
  • Interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to navigate an ambiguous environment.
  • Interest in the technology industry and Google’s business.

To apply, visit this link and follow the two-step application process.

Student Action with Farmworkers Internship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 6 November 2017 | 10:25 am — 


Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF) develops the leadership of college students from diverse backgrounds, giving them the opportunity to work directly with farmworkers in the Southeast.  Each year, SAF trains approximately 20 students on farmworker issues, and places them to work full-time with migrant education programs, legal aid offices, rural health clinics, community-based organizations and farmworker unions. SAF interns increase the capacity of the organizations they work with by outreaching to over 5,000 farmworkers & their families each summer.

Internships run for 10 weeks from June-August. Interns will spend their time meeting and supporting the people who plant, harvest, and produce the food we eat everyday. Through the Into the Fields Internship Program, Student Action with Farmworkers develops the leadership of college students and recent graduates from diverse backgrounds, giving them the opportunity to work directly with farmworkers in the Carolinas.

$1600 stipend, $1500 scholarship upon completion, rent-free housing, room and board at 3 trainings, and mentorship. Students from farmworker families receive paid travel to North Carolina.

Are you Eligible?
• Current college student or recent graduate (within 1 year)
• Must speak high intermediate to advanced Spanish
• SAF preferences students from the Southeast and students from farmworker families, especially those involved in the CAMP program
• Former SAF interns are eligible to apply
• Participants must fundraise $750 to contribute to SAF’s work


An informational session with the International Studies program is being held Thursday, November 9 2017, at 4:30pm in Addlestone 227.

For more information, or to apply, visit The deadline to apply is February 3, 2018.

Rawle Murdy PR/Social Media Internship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 1:21 pm — 

Rawle Murdy is seeking a Public Relations/Social Media Intern. In this position, you’ll actively participate in all aspects of the public relations team efforts. Daily responsibilities include: drafting press releases, content development and assisting management of client’s social media accounts. Some knowledge of advertising, marketing, public relations and related responsibilities required. Previous internship experience a plus.

To apply, please your resume and writing samples to Please send all resumes with the subject line: PR and Social Media Internship.

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