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Media Relations Internship with Milwaukee Brewers

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 20 December 2018 | 1:21 pm — 

Job Description

Summary

This position will be directly involved with media activities involving the club, assisting the media relations department with the production and distribution of daily media credentials, game notes, minor-league reports, stat packs, etc. Additional tasks include writing press releases, editing publications such as the media guide, yearbook and Spring Training program, along with other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assist with the production/distribution of media credentials on game days at the media entrance
  • Compile and distribute daily news clips, stat packs, game notes, press releases, etc. to media
  • Prepare and proofread content for the media guide, team yearbook and Spring Training program
  • Oversee fan mail correspondences and assist with press conferences and press box assignments
  • Perform general office duties and work on research projects as assigned by media relations staff

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

Education and/or Experience:

Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student, or recently graduated from an accredited college or university. Previous experience working in professional sports or college environment in a media relations or sports information role is preferred.

Computer Skills: 

To perform the job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and Internet Explorer. Adobe InDesign and Photoshop skills are preferred.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills: 

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, which may include heat, cold and various forms of precipitation. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Work Hours: 

Hours vary according to the game and event schedule. This position is a year-long internship from January through December.

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Chernoff Newman, an integrated marketing communications firm, is now hiring a public relations intern, based in Charleston.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete client/project assignments under staff direction.
  • Draft press releases, media advisories and other items, following AP Style.
  • Develop content for agency and client social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn) and pull analytics/insights reports.
  • Create databases including mailing lists, news media lists, etc.
  • Assist with managing analytics reports for client accounts.
  • Assist with news media outreach including pitching, follow-ups and spokesperson interview coordination for agency and client contacts

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

  • Currently pursuing or recently achieved a degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, English or related field.
  • A licensed driver with a means of transportation.
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to meet project deadlines.
  • Energetic and flexible.
  • Enthusiasm and passion for public relations.
  • Adheres to a professional dress code.

This a paid position.

To apply, please send your resume to charleston@chernoffnewman.com. Please mention that you were referred to this position by Peter Lamotte, Senior Vice President, Chernoff Newman.

Graduate Development Program, Winter/Spring 2019 with FleishmanHillard
Description

FleishmanHillard’s New York office offers a full-time Graduate Development Program (GDP) internship in each of the following areas: Consumer Marketing, Corporate Communications, Technology, Media Relations, Content Production, Social/Digital, Research & Analytics, Healthcare.

About the Graduate Development Program (GDP)

The FleishmanHillard Graduate Development Program is a great place to launch your post-college professional career.

Qualified candidates will have recently earned their bachelor’s or graduate degree, or currently be enrolled in a graduate program. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 and will have successfully completed at least three previous internships, one of which being in an agency environment. A passion for communications and excellent writing skills are required.

Graduate Development Professionals will have the opportunity to:

  • Work on a challenging group project based on a real-life client scenario.
  • Showcase skills and expertise in a presentation to senior management.
  • Receive career guidance and networking support from a dedicated mentor.
  • Participate in office learning programs and on-the-job training.
  • Learn from and collaborate with industry leading professionals.
  • Support a portfolio of best in class brands.

The GDP session will be held from February 2019 to May 2019. Applicants must submit a résumé and cover letter specifying up to three areas of interest (Consumer Marketing, Corporate Communications, Technology, Media Relations, Content Production, Social/Digital, Research & Analytics, and Healthcare). A brief overview of our capabilities can be found below:

  • Consumer Marketing: We help brands launch products, reposition themselves for success or expand their market share.
  • Corporate Communications: We bring deep expertise across the diverse disciplines that affect a company’s reputation, including: leadership positioning, crisis management, change management, executive communications, corporate responsibility and more.
  • Technology: Consumers demand innovation from tech companies. To tell the story of technology – of people’s awe-inspiring capacity for ingenuity and progress – we blend brand and reputation experience with tech knowledge to both highlight products and underscore what is possible through the latest advances.
  • Media Relations: We forge trusted relationships with today’s media to help clients share their stories.
  • Social and Innovation (Social/Digital and R+A): We are a team of digital experts and research analysts that help our clients create, nurture and protect relationships.
  • Content Production: We are specific niche within the S&I practice with a focus on animation, video editing, and motion design.
  • Healthcare: Healthcare faces many challenges, among them aging populations, government reform and global health threats. Each challenge requires imaginative minds. That is why we takes risks and tackle problems in new ways, whether building brand loyalty, educating the public or defending a marketplace.
  • Business Development: We pursue strategic opportunities for growth within the organization from a global perspective.

The position pays $20 an hour and is based in NYC.

Applications close on January 31st, 2019 at 9:00 pm

Login to HandShake to read more about the position and apply here: https://cofc.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2264557

Summer 2019 Graphic Design Intern

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 20 December 2018 | 10:42 am — 

Summer 2019 Graphic Design Intern

The SC Attorney General’s Office is currently recruiting for a graphic design/communications intern to work with our Violence Against Women Dept./Human Trafficking Task Force. The communications intern is to assist on the Human Trafficking Task Force website, the graphic design for the Human Trafficking awareness campaign funded through the new VOCA grant, and Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault prevention initiatives in partnership with community partners.

Experience or interest in communications/public relations, website design and graphic design is preferred.

The internship pays $10 an hour.

Login on HandShake to apply. See here: https://cofc.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2263320

About the SC Attorney General’s Office
The Attorney General serves as South Carolina’s Chief Prosecutor, Chief Legal Officer, and Chief Securities Officer. The Office includes a Legal Service Division which includes securities, tobacco & general litigation, consumer protection & antitrust litigation and, special litigation; an Opinions Division; a Criminal Prosecution Division which prosecutes a wide array of crimes and includes separate sections which handle the prosecution of cases from the State Grand Jury, Violence Against Women, Medicaid Recipient Fraud, Internet Crimes Against Children, Sexually Violent Predators, Medicaid Provider Fraud; a Criminal Litigation Division which includes criminal appeals, post conviction relief, and capital litigation, a Victim Services Division that supports victims and their families with the criminal justice process and a youth mentor program. The Office also includes the Clerk of Court, Executive and Administration Divisions.

Envestnet Marketing Internship – Summer 2019

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 20 December 2018 | 10:35 am — 

Portfolio Management Consultants Marketing Intern

Envestnet is a leading independent provider of technology-enabled, web-based investment solutions and services to financial advisors. Our mission is to help investors achieve their financial goals, by providing financial advisors the access, tools, and support they need to deliver excellence in wealth management.

The Envestnet Summer Internship is a full-time internship program designed for qualified college students to gain hands on experience within the Envestnet Berwyn Office. Interns will work alongside various department experts and collaborate with fellow Envestnet interns on a project presented to leaders in the company.

The Summer Internship program will run from June 3, 2019 through August 9, 2019.

The Portfolio Management Consultants (PMC) Marketing Intern will assist the PMC Marketing team in positioning of PMC’s products and services. Additionally, they will help build, execute and measure the effectiveness of integrated marketing plans to drive business goals and raise the awareness of PMC’s capabilities.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Research key competitors’ offerings and present analysis to senior leadership.
  • Build print collateral and digital assets to support marketing plans.
  • Learn and contribute to marketing project plans.
  • Develop messaging that differentiates Envestnet’s offerings to financial advisors in the marketplace.
  • Analyze and provide performance metrics to track and assess the effectiveness of marketing plans.

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Ability to learn and grasp new information and concepts quickly
  • Able to work in a small entrepreneurial team environment

Education/Experience

  • Enrolled in an accredited College/University

Read more about the position and apply here:

https://rew21.ultipro.com/ENV1000/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*6C59792B432142F7

Research Scholars Opportunity with University of Delaware

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 13 December 2018 | 10:41 am — 

Job Description

The Undergraduate Research Scholars Program at the University of Delaware is accepting applications. The program is designed to prepare, motivate, encourage, and support students who want to learn more about the graduate school experience and possibly pursue an academic or research career. As a scholar in this program, you will spend 10 weeks on the University of Delaware campus in the summer of 2019, immersed in a research project where you will work closely with faculty, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. You will also learn first-hand about graduate programs at the University of Delaware and develop a valuable network of contacts who can support and assist you in applying to graduate school. The program runs from June 10 to August 15, 2019. A stipend of $4000, as well as housing and round-trip transportation will be provided.

Application Deadline – February 15, 2019.

For additional information and to apply, visit https://grad.udel.edu/urs/

 

About University of Delaware – Graduate & Professional Education

The University of Delaware is committed to achieving the highest levels of excellence in graduate education. Our graduate students make significant contributions to the University’s objectives of creating, synthesizing and disseminating knowledge, and engage with the critical issues of the day through discovery and experiential learning. The first doctoral programs at UD, in chemical engineering and chemistry, were approved in 1946. The University awarded its first doctorate, in chemical engineering, in 1948. Currently, more than 3,600 graduate students are enrolled at UD. The University offers more than 160 graduate and professional degree programs — many ranked by the National Research Council at the top of their fields. At UD you’ll find internationally known scientists, authors and artists on the University of Delaware faculty, including winners of the Nobel Prize, the U.S. Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, Fulbright and Guggenheim awards, and members of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering and American Association for the Advancement of Science, to name a few. UD also has more than 100 endowed professorships honoring exceptional teacher-scholars recognized by their peers on campus, across the nation and around the world. Since the University’s founding in 1743, a tradition of excellence and an innovative spirit have distinguished UD. In fact, our first alumni included three signers of the Declaration of Independence. Today, a major research university with activities under way on every continent, UD is proud to educate the finest students in the world.

Learn more about UD – Graduate & Professional Education here.

HubSpot Inbound Marketing Intern

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 13 December 2018 | 10:26 am — 

Job Description

Are you passionate about doing great work? Do you have unique perspectives that could help us become a better team? Do you want to enjoy coming into work every day? Then you might be a great fit for the summer internship on HubSpot‘s Marketing Team!

You’ll have the chance to join one of our primary marketing groups as a key contributor. That means you’ll create your own marketing campaigns that drive real results. Successful candidates are analytical, creative, passionate, and intellectually curious.

This internship runs June-August 2019 as a full-time, paid position in Cambridge, MA.

Final Application Deadline: Thursday, February 7, 2019

This internship is your opportunity to explore the life of a full-time marketer at HubSpot. In fact, our best interns never consider themselves as “interns” at all! We want independent thinkers who are prepared to take on serious responsibilities. This internship is a serious learning experience on the ins-and-outs of a high-growth company.

As an intern, you will join one of our marketing groups as an individual contributor and have the chance to develop and run your own campaigns. What type of work might you do? Check out our dynamic marketing teams below:

  • Global Go-To-Market Team – We execute on global marketing campaigns and analyze the results to determine effectiveness and success. Made up of a number of different teams, we think about how to strategically move metrics like usage and revenue. You would learn how a flywheel business works and how and why customers fuel a flywheel company, and how to run targeted marketing campaigns to customers and agency partners alike. This is also the team where we’re transforming the HubSpot business to become a platform based company.
  • Brand & Editorial team – Made up of our Product Marketing team and Creative Services team (among others), we help inform the world about HubSpot through editorial channels and product education. We work on content creation and analysis to prep product launches for both external audiences (prospects, analysts) and internally to fellow HubSpotters (sales, customer success, support). This group also runs Communication and Social Media; not to mention our design, video, and web development.
  • Acquisition Team – We think about acquiring new customers through various channels and running experiments to maximize effectiveness for each distribution channel. How can we grow our audience through strategic lead generation initiatives? We’re the ones that create content for the HubSpot blog to attract prospects and leads.
  • INBOUND Team – We own the planning and execution for our annual INBOUND event. Each year INBOUND celebrates the helpful, human side of doing business, bringing together thousands (24k+ in 2018) of the world’s leading business-minded professionals for a week of learning, inspiration and networking.

 

So … what might you do during an internship at HubSpot? We discover that during the interview process. We’ll ask you questions to get a sense for your current skills and interests. From there we’ll match your superpowers with the team where we think you will excel and learn the most at HubSpot.

Curious if you’re a fit? Here are some of the skill sets that some of our teams look for:

  • Marketing excites you and you want to learn more.
  • You love to write.
  • You’re analytical and have a thing for numbers.
  • You’re ambitious and you work hard.
  • You are detail-oriented and quadruple check your work.
  • You are a do-er who loves fast-paced environments.

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate student
  • Thoughtfully written cover letter including links to your social media (LinkedIn & Twitter) presence
  • Links to writing samples, blogs (where appropriate)
  • Full-time availability in Cambridge, MA for June to August 2019

 

Important to note: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. All final round interviews will be held on February 18th and 19th. In order to get a better sense of your writing ability, we will not be able to consider applications submitted without a cover letter.

To apply, visit this posting on Handshake: https://cofc.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2234108

Alumni Affairs Communications Intern

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 12 December 2018 | 1:18 pm — 

Department: Alumni Affairs

Position: Communications Intern (unpaid internship–academic credit available)

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

Term of position: Minimum 15 hours per week, but no more than 20 hours per week.

Benefits: This internship will provide excellent, documentable experience in communications and marketing for an 88,000-member non-profit organization. Learn best practices for digital communications, social media, event marketing, and direct mail projects. Intern will have her/his own desk, computer station, and phone in the Alumni Center at Towell Library, in the heart of campus.

Job tasks and responsibilities may include any and/or all of the following:

  • Develops messaging and selects images for distribution across the Alumni Association’s social media accounts, including: Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter;
  • Assists in increasing the number of followers for each of the Alumni Association’s social media accounts;
  • Assists with direct email and mail communications to alumni promoting events (Athletics, Cougar Club, Cougar Trail, Fall/Spring Alumni Weekends, etc.);
  • Assists onsite with Fall Alumni Weekend events (in November) and,
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualified candidates must:

  • Be a current CofC student
  • 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 cover letter and résumé to Ann Pryor at pryoral@cofc.edu. No phone calls, please.

About the Alumni Association: Founded in 1888, the College of Charleston Alumni Association represents nearly 89,000 former students located across the country and around the world. The purpose of the Association is to promote the welfare of the College of Charleston. The Association is managed by the Office of Alumni Affairs at the College of Charleston.

 

McAfee Communication Internship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 12 December 2018 | 9:34 am — 

McAfee is one of the world’s leading independent cybersecurity companies. Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates business and consumer solutions that make the world a safer place. By building solutions that work with other companies’ products, McAfee helps businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of threats happen simultaneously and collaboratively. By protecting consumers across all their devices, McAfee secures their digital lifestyle at home and away. By working with other security players, McAfee is leading the effort to unite against cybercriminals for the benefit of all.

Job Description & Responsibilities

McAfee’s Employee Communications team informs employees worldwide about our business and connects them to the company’s mission, vision, values, and goals through timely and creative storytelling. Our primary channels are the Hub – McAfee’s internal news and information portal, monthly Q Up all-employee meetings, the weekly Must Reads global email, creative graphics and videos, and integrated, employee-focused campaigns.

You’ll be part of a disciplined team with high expectations. We work hard to engage and entertain our employees every day, and this internship is an opportunity to practice your communication skills and achieve personal growth in our fast-paced, high-tech environment. We want you to contribute every day with insights and opinions that help us continually up our game. We’ll ask you to:

  • Work with internal stakeholders to develop creative content, graphics, and/or video for multiple corporate communications channels
  • Maintain intranet updates
  • Maintain editorial calendars
  • Evaluate and analyze employee feedback to identify trends and develop action plans
  • Execute multiple projects and internal campaigns

 

What to expect during the internship:

The program is a 10 to 12-week assignment. You will be challenged with projects that blend strategic and operational disciplines. Our McAfee team will ensure you have an incredible internship experience, complete with a mentor and peer-level buddy to help you navigate our organization.

INTERNSHIP BEGINNING: Late May 2019

INTERNSHIP CONCLUSION: Mid-August 2019

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Majoring in communication, journalism, English, or a comparable field
  • 3.0 GPA or better
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Comfortable using the Microsoft suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Eligible to work in United States without work authorization sponsorship now or anytime in the future
  • Within one year of earning your degree by the completion of the internship. For example, if the internship concludes in August 2019 – you should have your degree no later than August 2020

Preferred Skills

  • Engaging writer with knowledge of AP Style
  • Experience with or knowledge of SharePoint, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Canva
  • Creative problem solver

Primary Location:

Plano, TX

Learn more about McAfee opportunities click here, or you can view this internship on Handshake.

Nature Conservancy Digital Content Internship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 12 December 2018 | 9:28 am — 

The Kiawah Conservancy is an accredited and well-respected local land trust, having protected 2,273 acres on and around Kiawah Island, South Carolina. For over 20 years, the Conservancy has worked to protect important natural habitats for plants and wildlife, to research the ecological components that contribute to the sustainability of Kiawah Island’s unique flora and fauna, to implement habitat restoration programs, and to connect people with nature. The Conservancy maintains an office with a full-time staff of four at Kiawah Island, and is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity of all kinds in the workplace.

Intern Title: Digital Content Intern

Duration of Internship: Spring 2019 Semester

Compensation: Paid ($15 per hour, 15-20 hours per week)

Supervisor:  The intern will be mentored and supervised by the Communications and Education Coordinator.

Duties and Tasks:  The intern will assist the Communications and Education Coordinator with the following tasks:

  1. Research, plan, and implement creative online content campaigns
  2. Research content marketing opportunities
  3. Draft interesting content and marketing ideas
  4. Conduct outreach to bloggers and journalists
  5. Promote creative content on social media
  6. Analyze data to identify interesting trends and insights for digital content and projects
  7. Draft copy for blogs and websites

 

Qualifications: Applicants should be in their junior or senior year of college, pursuing a degree in communications, marketing, or related field. Must be available to work 15-20 hours per week during the academic semester.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. The intern will gain hands-on experience with all aspects of digital communication and marketing
  2. The intern will hone the sills necessary for writing compelling digital content
  3. The intern will gain experience in project and event management, public relations, and event logistics
  4. The intern will have an opportunity to conduct informational interview with other professionals and volunteers within the organization

To apply, visit this job posting on Handshake: https://cofc.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2233771

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