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Communications and Admin. Associate for TCCC

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 7 December 2018 | 1:26 pm — 

 Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative (TCCC) welcomes applications for the position of Communications and Administration Associate, available immediately. This position is part-time, working 10-20 hours per week, and reports directly to the Director of Communications and Operations. The work schedule will be based on the needs of the Director and TCCC staff. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Communications: Draft content for website, social media, newsletters, reports and press releases. 
  • Fundraising: Confidentially maintain database of partners and donors, and draft grant applications and donor letters. 
  • Meeting Coordination: Schedule meetings, prepare agendas and materials, track attendance and draft minutes for various meetings. 
  • Event Planning: Draft and send invitations, track RSVPs, prepare nametags and order supplies. 

Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, and new ones may be assigned at any time, with or without notice. 

Qualifications include: 

  • Associate degree or higher, or equivalent previous work experience. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Demonstrable attention to detail, integrity, organization and administration skills in prior work. 
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced office environment. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required; proficiency in WordPress and Adobe Creative Suite preferred. 

Compensation commensurate with experience. 

Contact: Send resume and three writing samples to Ashley Heffernan, Director of Communications and Operations, at Ashley@TriCountyCradleToCareer.org. 

About Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative 

Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative (TCCC) is a community-wide movement in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties, South Carolina, focused on improving the quality of life of its citizens and its workforce through education. Using data and focused community collaboration across a continuum from “cradle-to-career,” TCCC serves as a catalyst for widespread, systemic change, with the ultimate goal of increased success and economic prosperity for all. 

 

Contact: Send resume and three writing samples to Ashley Heffernan, Director of Communications and Operations, at Ashley@TriCountyCradleToCareer.org.

Spring Marketing & Communications Internship at Pro Performance Athletics

What We Do:

We are a sports training facility offering sports specific-training, adult fitness classes, youth fitness classes, sports camps, after school programs.

Primary Role of Internship:

  • Develop a knowledge of PPA training facility and promotions
  • Determine our Target Market
  • Set Measurable Goals
  • Create Marketing Materials
  • Set a Social Media Strategy

Pay:$12.50/hour

Position: Part-Time (15 to 20 hours a week)

Email or call Natasha Lanzarin with interest (natasha@properformanceathletics.com and 407-334-4606).

Graphic Design Intern for Obviouslee Marketing

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 6 December 2018 | 12:38 pm — 

DESCRIPTION

WANTED: Graphic design intern for a fun-filled, growing marketing company

Obviouslee Marketing is on the hunt for a stellar graphic design intern to join our downtown Charleston, SC location.

We’re looking for a creative individual who is able develop fresh concepts, but also work within defined brand standards, showing both creativity and an attention to detail. Must be able to manage multiple assignments, meet tight deadlines and have ability to work in wide range of communication channels.

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:

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

REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous graphic design experience working with Adobe Creative Suite is required. All applicants must include a link or attachment to your design 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 Project Manager, Art Director, Creative Director, and/or Web Developer.
  • Positive attitude, able to receive feedback or constructive criticism from team members.
  • Experience working creatively within defined brand standards is a plus.

BENEFITS

We offer flexible work schedules and are offering this internship for course credit and professional development. We will also give guidance and mentorship your on design skills, portfolio development and interviewing skills. We also have dogs, great music and a keg in our office. It’s a pretty happy place.

 

Click here to apply.

BNSF Railway recently posted a paid internship on Handshake for summer 2019.

Interested students can learn more & apply for the position by logging into the College of Charleston Career Center’s Employment Opportunities site, Handshake, at https://cofc.joinhandshake.com/

Corporate Communications Summer Intern 2019 (Paid)

Job Description

Apply early as this job may be filled at any time.

The Summer Internship Program provides interns an opportunity to learn more about how our efficient, safe and “green” rail network supports the global supply chain. Interns participate in group events and projects, experiencing first-hand what it is like to be a full-time BNSF employee. Operating one of the largest railroads in North America, we have countless opportunities for interns to develop their skills, create new ideas and even travel!

The program begins with an extensive corporate orientation in Fort Worth, Texas. During the training period, interns receive a company overview and interact with company leaders. Following orientation, interns receive on-the-job training according to their assigned group. The summer will be spent in Fort Worth or in a field location that can be anywhere on BNSF’s system. The objective of our Summer Internship Program is to find students that will join us after graduation as part of our Management Trainee Program.

Relocation assistance may be provided to interns who are moving more than 50 driving miles from their permanent residence.

Work Location: Fort Worth, TX

Anticipated Start Date: 05/29/2019

Salary Range: $3,562.50 per month

Applicants will be notified via e-mail regarding potential interviews, testing and hiring events for this position. Please check your e-mail on a daily basis.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write company news and feature articles for posting on internal website and other communication channels, as assigned.
  • Assist with special events, recognition programs, and other functions.
  • Support content development for company-wide employee mobile app and for various social media outlets.
  • Help monitor website statistics and social media usage, using various analytical and measurement tools.
  • Assist in graphic design for a variety of digital and print publications.
  • Assist with research and fact checking for company communications.
  • Perform various administrative functions, including updating databases and mailing lists and other duties as assigned.

Additionally qualified candidates must be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities listed above
  • Demonstrate leadership skills
  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • Express ideas and information in a clear and concise manner
  • Recognize and respond effectively to unexpected situations and tight deadlines
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changing task priorities and work situations
  • Demonstrate ability to complete tasks regardless of obstacles

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Primarily an office environment.
  • Normal office hours, five days per week with weekend or evening work as required.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENT:

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 for engineering majors OR cumulative GPA of 3.0 for non-engineering majors.
  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s or graduate degree program at an accredited university at the time of application and throughout the duration of the internship.
  • Less than three (3) years of work experience in a professional work environment. When calculating work experience, EXCLUDE internships or positions held while in high school or college.
  • Authorization to work in the US without Company sponsorship now AND in the future.
  • Relocation to Fort Worth, Texas for the summer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Graduation date prior to September 1, 2020.
  • Pursuit of a degree in Communication, Journalism, English OR a similar program
  • Proven leadership experience and excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with PhotoShop, Excel and Publisher

BENEFITS:

BNSF offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to:

  • Relocation Stipend
  • Summer Lodging Stipend
  • Potential for offer of fulltime position
  • Paid Internship

BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION ELEMENTS:

  • Criminal history
  • Last 7 years of driving history
  • Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  • Social Security number
  • Education

MEDICAL REVIEW ELEMENTS

  • Medical evaluation
  • Drug Screen
  • Other elements as needed

DRUG TEST ELEMENTS

BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at http://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic.

More about the company
BNSF Railway
Based in Fort Worth, TX
25,000+ employees
Transportation & Logistics industry
About BNSF Railway
BNSF Railway operates one of the nation’s largest rail networks, with approximately 32,000 route miles operating through 28 states across the western United States. BNSF is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. For more than 160 years we have proudly served our customers by safely and efficiently delivering commodities such as grain, steel, coal and consumer products. The dedication, talent and creativity of our 42,000 employees have helped distinguish BNSF as an innovative and progressive leader within the transportation industry. To learn more about our company, our culture and our opportunities, please visit us online at www.bnsf.com/careers BNSF is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace.

Teachers needed for Reading Classes

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 5 December 2018 | 3:44 pm — 

 Rewarding & Enjoyable Summer Teaching Jobs – Teach Reading Classes to Students of All Ages

Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2019

The Institute of Reading Development offers summer reading skills programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities nationwide. Each year we hire hard-working, encouraging people with a passion for reading to teach our summer programs.

As an Institute teacher you will:

  • Earn more than $6,000 in one summer. Our full-time teachers typically earn $500-$700 per week.
  • Improve your teaching skills and confidence during our comprehensive, paid training program.
  • Gain over 400 hours of classroom teaching experience with a variety of age groups from 4-year-olds to adults.
  • Help your students become successful readers with a love of great books.

We are seeking applicants from any academic discipline. All applicants must have an undergraduate degree or higher in their field before the start of our teaching season.

Successful Institute teachers:

  • Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure
  • Are responsible and hard-working, with good communication and organizational skills
  • Will be patient and supportive with students

Sound like you? Learn more about teaching for us and apply today: Summer Teaching Jobs

Marketing and Advertising Education Internship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 5 December 2018 | 2:04 pm — 

Marketing and Advertising Education (MADE) Internship Application

The MADE internship is a development program for students interested in becoming the future leaders of the marketing and advertising industry. Founded by the ANA Educational Foundation, the MADE internship places them in a summer intern program at one of more than 50 marketing, advertising, or media companies. Participants include MasterCard, IBM, Sephora, McCann, mcgarrybowen, and Ogilvy. This paid program is designed to provide students with the skills, the mentors, and the training that will help them thrive in the industry.

We have compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questionsto assist students during their application process.

The application deadline for the 2019 MADE Internship Program is January 18, 2019.

Apply Now

Learn more

 

What MADE Interns had to say about their experience:

“I am grateful for the opportunity the MADE program has provided me and credit it for positioning me for success. Thank you for everyone who worked so hard to make the MADE program possible. I hope for great success for it and its participants in the future.”

“I’d like to put in writing that it’s been amazing working with everyone this summer. You’ve all contributed immensely to my career and making my goals a reality…truly an invaluable thing. Please keep me in mind as a friend of the AEF. I’d love to pay it forward any way I can – now or in the future.”

Timeline

Submit the full application by Friday, January 18th. We will be interviewing candidates on a rolling basis, so the earlier you apply, the better the chances you will be considered. The full list of MADE interns will be announced in mid to late February with their placements at a host company.

  • The spring semester training will start in early March.
  • During the spring semester, MADE interns will be assigned a mentor.
  • MADE interns will start their summer internship program when the host company starts their program, which typically occurs in June.

Lowcountry Food Bank Communications Intern

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 5 December 2018 | 1:32 pm — 

Communications Intern 

Development and Communications Department Position Description 

 

Position: Communications and Marketing Intern

Description and Learning Objective: Lowcountry Food Bank seeks a dynamic intern to assist marketing and communications efforts. This internship is a great opportunity to learn about marketing while working for a well-respected non-profit organization.

The internship will prepare the student for a position in marketing with a non-profit organization and help develop the skills needed to promote and market a company within a marketing or public relations department.

Responsibilities 

Assist with:

  • Creation and scheduling of social media posts; analyze and report social media analytics
  • Update media contact database, which will support Lowcountry Food Bank branding and help educate external audiences
  • Graphic design, including flyers, e-vites and additional marketing materials to reach the target audience
  • Website updates in WordPress, which will improve and help round out website content
  • Frequent event implementation and execution; coordination and attendance at events, which helps improve Lowcountry Food Bank’s image and brand to external audiences
  • Fund and food drives, which instill fundraising skills and help Lowcountry Food Bank obtain donations that help alleviate hunger in our community
  •  Collaboration with department on new ideas to reach target audiences
  • Organization and maintenance of photos and images we frequently utilize for community outreach, which will result in a photo library
  • Performing data analysis of communication materials’ reach, which determines the effectiveness of marketing materials
  • Administrative duties as needed

Qualifications 

  • Enrolled in third or fourth year of an undergraduate degree in English, Marketing/Communications, Public Relations, or Journalism; available 8-10 hours per week
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented; professional and effective communications, both written and oral
  • Excellent computer skills with experience in social media and Microsoft Office
  • The ability to work independently and with team members
  • Dependability, flexibility; the ability to work well under pressure
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of Lowcountry Food Bank

About Lowcountry Food Bank: Feed. Advocate. Empower 

Lowcountry Food Bank serves the 10 coastal counties of South Carolina and distributed more than 28 million pounds of food in 2017. Lowcountry Food Bank helps fight hunger by distributing food to nearly 300 partner agencies including soup kitchens, homeless shelters and emergency food pantries. Lowcountry Food Bank advocates on behalf of the hungry and helps empower people to make healthy and nutritious food choices. For more information go to http://www.lowcountryfoodbank.org.

 

Lowcountry Food Bank is an equal employment opportunity employer.

 

This opportunity is also posted on Handshake.

DISH Internships

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 5 December 2018 | 1:26 pm — 

Job Description

The DISH summer internship is a comprehensive program designed to expose students to the telecommunications industry through hands-on field experience and real project assignments that drive business initiatives. We consider interns a long-term investment. Those who display DISH’s core attributes of curiosity, pride, adventure, and winning will be considered for full-time employment.

 

We are currently recruiting students graduating between December 2019-August 2020 in the following functional areas:

  • Accounting
  • Content Acquisition
  • Customer Retention
  • Financial Analysis
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Procurement
  • Product Management
  • Public Relations
  • Sales
  • Software Engineering
  • Supply Chain

Further information about each of these departments can be found at http://careers.dish.com/students/; navigate to “Find Your Fit”.

 

Highlights of the Program

  • Competitively paid, full time (40 hours per week) summer internship in Denver, Colorado
  • Executive exposure – lunch and learns, networking events
  • Direct experience with multiple facets of the DISH business
  • Fully furnished housing option
  • In-depth look at our business, including 3 weeks with customer facing exposure
  • Three-member support team consisting of a carefully selected mentor, manager and executive sponsor
  • Wide variety of social activities including hiking a 14,000-ft mountain
  • Opportunity to present your recommendations and findings to company leadership
  • Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree (non-MBA) program with an expected graduation date between December 2019 and August 2020.

 

Application Process

  1. Apply online at https://questionnaire1-dish.icims.com/jobs/46203/job
  2. Deadline to apply is 11:59pm on Sunday, January 13th.

 

Recruiting Process

  • Record and submit a one minute video cover letter
  • Phone interview with a University Relations Recruiter
  • Attend one of our virtual information sessions*
  • Online questionnaires
  • Skype interview
  • Finalist candidates selected
  • Internship offers extended

 

*Priority for interviews will be given to students who make an effort to attend our virtual information session. The information session is the best way to learn about DISH to prepare for an interview.Information will be sent following a phone interview with a recruiter.

 

Skills – Experience and Requirements

Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree (non-MBA) program with an expected graduation date between December 2019 and August 2020.

 

We have a different philosophy at DISH. We believe the critical thinking skills you learn in college can be applied across a variety of business functions, regardless of your major. More than your education and previous work experience, we look for individuals who are bright, energetic and ambitious. At DISH, hard work is rewarded with limitless opportunities. This is what sets us apart as an employer.

 

  1. Apply online at https://questionnaire1-dish.icims.com/jobs/46203/job
  2. Deadline to apply is 11:59pm on Sunday, January 13th.

 

Recruiting Process

  • Record and submit a one minute video cover letter
  • Phone interview with a University Relations Recruiter
  • Attend one of our virtual information sessions*
  • Online questionnaires
  • Skype interview
  • Finalist candidates selected
  • Internship offers extended

 

*Priority for interviews will be given to students who make an effort to attend our virtual information session. The information session is the best way to learn about DISH to prepare for an interview.Information will be sent following a phone interview with a recruiter.

 

Skills – Experience and Requirements

Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree (non-MBA) program with an expected graduation date between December 2019 and August 2020.

 

We have a different philosophy at DISH. We believe the critical thinking skills you learn in college can be applied across a variety of business functions, regardless of your major. More than your education and previous work experience, we look for individuals who are bright, energetic and ambitious. At DISH, hard work is rewarded with limitless opportunities. This is what sets us apart as an employer.

 

Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides essential legal services to low-income children, families, and individuals.   With private attorneys out of financial reach for such a large segment of our community, our organization provides free legal services to overcome the legal barrier, prevent injustice, and secure basic needs such as food and shelter for those in our community who need it most.  We provide advice and counsel, clinics on pleading preparation, engage the private bar to take cases, and refer clients to various human services organizations.

We are seeking a marketing and communications intern.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • We are looking for a student to assist with our nonprofit’s marketing and communications, including social media, newsletter, press releases, and website.

Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Sound interpersonal skills, ability to work independently as well as in team environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.), WordPress, Mailchimp, and social media platforms to include Facebook and Instagram.

To apply, e-mail a cover letter and resume Director Alissa Lietzow at ALietzow@charlestonprobono.org.

Paid COMM Intern-Congressional Budget Office

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 3 December 2018 | 10:38 am — 

Communications Intern – Congressional Budget Office

CBO’s Office of Communications seeks an intern with a strong work ethic to assist with the agency’s media relations and public affairs.

The successful candidate will report to the Associate Director for Communications and will serve as a key member of the communications team. Duties include responding to phone and email inquiries from the media and the general public on a wide range of topics, attending and preparing for Congressional hearings, coordinating meetings with outside groups and international visitors, and working on other communications projects and planning as needed.

Previous communications interns have served a frontline role representing CBO and have interacted routinely with staff in every area of the agency.

Qualifications

Candidates must be working toward a master’s degree, preferably in journalism, mass communications, radio/television, or a related field and should have a strong focus on and interest in government or political science.

Candidates must thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to effectively handle multiple tasks and complete projects under tight deadlines. Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team are required. Previous experience in journalism or media relations is desirable, and familiarity with and interest in social media would be a plus.

Salary and Benefits

The hourly rate ranges from $17.00 to $24.00 and will be commensurate with educational attainment and related experience. This is a temporary position that is expected to last throughout the spring semester. The selected candidate would be expected to work a 24-hour week, but an alternative schedule may be considered. Housing and relocation expenses are not provided, but CBO’s interns are eligible for a local transportation subsidy.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, résumé, brief writing sample, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for two references. Incomplete applications will not be considered. To ensure consideration, apply by December 21, 2018.

This position is covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998, as made applicable to CBO by the Congressional Accountability Act, as amended. The following categories of people may be eligible for preference in the hiring process: veterans who have separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after serving on active duty in the armed forces during a war, in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized, or during particular defined periods; disabled veterans; the mother, spouse, or unmarried widow or widower of certain veterans and service members who qualify for veterans status and who are able to certify that they expect to be discharged or released under honorable conditions from active duty service in the armed forces within 120 days of certification.Retired members of the armed forces are generally excluded from those who receive veterans’ preference in hiring unless they qualify as disabled veterans or retired below the rank of major (or its equivalent).

To claim this preference, an applicant must identify himself or herself as eligible for veterans’ preference in the Self-Identification for Veterans’ Preference section of the application. You must complete and submit CBO’s Veterans’ Preference Eligibility Form together with the supporting documentation specified on that form and fax it to (202) 225-7539 within two weeks of applying or no later than the deadline specified for positions with deadlines. Alternatively, you may email the form and the documentation to VEOA@cbo.gov. However, documents submitted by email may not be secure, so if you opt for email, please remove confidential personal identifying information (such as your Social Security number and birthdate). Do not upload supporting documentation as part of your application. Applicants may obtain a copy of CBO’s Veterans’ Preference in Appointments policy by submitting a written request to careers@cbo.gov.

To apply, visit CofC’s Handshake platform here.

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