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PR & Marketing Summer Intern (Denver) – Development Counsellors International

Company: Development Counsellors International (DCI) is the leader in marketing places. Since 1960, we have represented more than 500 places helping them to attract both investors and visitors.
Job Description: We’re looking for a college graduate to work as a summer intern in our Denver Economic Development practice (Jun – Aug) for 30 hours/week. Our paid Internship Program offers recent graduates the opportunity to gain unmatched marketing and public relations experience by working with diverse cities, regions, states and countries. We offer our clients a variety of services – many of which our Interns are exposed to – including media relations, event planning, community branding, marketing blueprints, website development, social and digital media marketing and talent attraction, among others.
What We’re Looking For Our past Interns have studied a variety of majors from public relations and journalism to business and psychology. However, these Interns have all shared similar qualities, including:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Social and digital media skills
  • The ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • An achiever mentality
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Solid research capabilities
  • Interest in working both collaboratively and independently
  • The ability to work 30 hours/week in our Denver office
Daily Life for a Public Relations Intern DCI’s Interns are viewed as members of our teams. Our Economic Development Interns support our day-to-day client work while also participating in skills-building Professional Development Sessions. Typical projects that Interns work on include:
  • Coordinating logistics and providing support for press visits to client locations
  • Providing support for client events
  • Writing pitches and assisting with media correspondence
  • Building media lists
  • Conducting research on a variety of industries and across multiple projects
  • Digital work, including drafting social media posts & writing blogs
In addition, our Interns have plenty of opportunities to participate in perks like our Health & Wellness program, which includes yoga and bootcamp in the park, as well as in-house happy hours and free lunches.
How to Apply
DCI pays Interns minimum wage. Qualified applicants should send their resume and a cover letter explaining their interest in the Internship program to Please place PR Internship-Denver in the subject line. All qualified applicants will be asked for writing samples and 2 references.
This internship is posted on CofC’s Handshake platform. Visit this site to learn about how you can apply for this internship:
The Office of Special Events plans and coordinates over 100 events each year including: exhibition openings, press conferences, donation ceremonies, staff receptions, donor cultivation events, and corporate dinners and receptions. The office is characterized by a busy but proactive environment that strives to forward the goals of the Smithsonian Institution by connecting with the community and public at large. We offer an unparalleled opportunity for students/individuals interested in event planning and coordinating to delve into the museum environment and gain hands-on skills from a highly esteemed workplace. Our interns are given a great deal of responsibility and permitted the chance to develop their writing skills, interact with museum officials, work with caterers and vendors, and staff numerous special events. As an intern, you will be exposed to the nuances of protocol and frequently accompany staff members for on-site visits with potential donors and walk-throughs with clients and vendors.
Goal: Overall, this internship aims to assist students in developing the skills necessary to plan and execute events.
Anticipated Learning Objectives: By the end of this internship, the intern will be able to:
  • Summarize the necessary steps to execute an event at NMAH
  • Produce documentation and memoranda for events
  • Develop problem solving and time management skills
Expected Responsibilities: During the internship, the intern should expect to:
  • Assist in the coordination and execution of receptions, dinners, conferences, donation ceremonies, and other special events at the Museum
  • Manage the museum-wide special events and conference room calendar
  • Interact and communicate with museum staff, vendors, event attendees, and members of the public
Ideal Qualifications / Prerequisites: The ideal intern applicant is/has:
  • Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student
  • Communication skills, both oral and written
  • Availability to work events including nights and some weekends
Audience: This internship can both be generalized to provide individuals initial experience in this field and specialized for individuals who already have experience in this field. This internship is intended for 1-2 interns.
Timeline: This internship takes place during every internship cycle–spring, summer, or fall. This internship can be part time or full time.
Eligible for Academic Credit: Yes! Interns may receive program or course credit for this experience if approved by their educational institution. Though NMAH does not itself award credit, the Interns and Fellows Office will help coordinate the requirements for credit with the educational institution.
Optional Enrichment Opportunities: Interns are invited to participate in optional opportunities during the internship that support professional growth and foster understanding about the museum field.
Financial Information: This internship does provide a $500 stipend to offset transportation costs. Additional stipends may be available for interns in need whose complete applications are submitted on time and who are accepted into the program. Per Smithsonian Institution regulations, stipend amounts can vary up to $650/week. The amount of internship stipends depend on the amount of funds available and is at the discretion of the NMAH. Additionally, stipends are available for a limited number of internships through the Smithsonian’s Office of Fellowships and Internships.
This internship is posted on CofC’s Handshake platform. Visit this site to learn about how you can apply for this internship:

The College of Charleston’s official news site, The College Today, is looking for talented writing interns to help tell stories about our university’s incredible people and programs.

This internship will provide students interested in both writing and communications careers with access to and mentorship from award-winning writers and editors in the College’s Division of Marketing and Communications. The internship will emphasize news and feature reporting and writing, editing, content marketing and digital content management.

Past writing interns for The College Today have gone on to careers in public relations and content marketing.

Qualifications: Applicants should have strong written and oral communication skills. All applicants must submit two to three writing samples demonstrating a range of writing abilities. Published writing samples are preferred, but writing assignments completed for coursework will be accepted.

All majors are welcome to apply for non-credit internships with flexible hours. Students interested in for-credit internships must demonstrate that the internship relates to their major and must have approval from the internship coordinator in their respective academic department.

Learning Objectives: Successful interns will come away from this opportunity with a digital portfolio of published, bylined articles as well as stronger writing skills and greater confidence in their ability to write clearly and accurately under a deadline. This internship will also expose students to the inner-workings of a full-scale marketing and communications operation.

How to Apply: For Fall 2019 internships, apply by Aug. 12, 2019. Apply by sending a cover letter, resume and two to three writing samples to Ron Menchaca, executive director of communications, at Students can also apply through Handshake on the Career Center website.


Recruiter Intern – Ryckatyk Inc

See position description for Recruiter – Intern below–

The Ryckatyk, Inc. team is looking for an Entry Level Recruiter Intern to join our administration and HR team this summer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Talent acquisition, scouting & sourcing candidates
  • Out-bound calls (100+ per day), texts, and email correspondence
  • Scheduling interviews
  • Building rapport with candidates ~ company representative
  • General human resources responsibilities
  • Data entry
  • Hitting daily and weekly quotas

Job Requirements:

  • Pursuing a BS/BA degree with a major in business, management, human resources, or marketing
  • 0-3 years experience working hands-on with people
  • Internally motivated
  • Impeccable work ethic
  • Customer service skills
  • Professional image

Why join our expanding team?

  • Energetic team environment
  • Philanthropic events – a chance to give back to the community
  • Positive work environment
  • Professional development

Candidates must have these key competencies and background for our Entry Level Recruiter Internship:

  • Responsible
  • Driven
  • Creative
  • Patient
  • Innovative
  • Effective
  • Strategic
  • Positive
  • Customer Service
  • Communication Skills
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Team Player
  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving

This internship is posted on CofC’s Handshake platform. Visit this site to learn about how you can apply for this internship:

Communications Intern for Coastal Community Foundation

The Communications Intern position is a part-time, hourly position and reports directly to the Communications Officer.

The Intern will work on a variety of communications and marketing projects, including but not limited to coordinating and executing social media posts, writing copy for the website and interviewing internal and external stakeholders for blogs and newsletters; participating in planning meetings with staff; monitoring regional news and current events and the communications channels of our key stakeholders and other organizations important to our work; assisting the Communications Officer with branding and other strategic projects.

The candidate will work closely with key members of staff and community partners to help creative narrative work that speaks to what we do and how it impacts coastal South Carolina. This role will help us in increasing our social media presence, gaining visibility of our brand and streamlining our departmental processes.

The Communications Intern will be expected to work 10-20 hours per week.

Application Instructions

To apply, submit a resume, cover letter and essay response to the question listed below.

  1. Why do you want to work for Coastal Community Foundation?

Please submit materials to in PDF format by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 for consideration.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinating, Creating and distributing content
  • Help maintain a monthly social media and blog plan to ensure coverage of our work across our service area
  • Find and pursue opportunities for social posts including Instagram and Facebook stories
  • Pitch ideas for evergreen content
  • Monitor regional nonprofits’ social media for sharing content
  • Draft copy for and post blogs as needed
  • Track down information for blogs and newsletter stories
  • Occasionally interview grant recipients or donors for profile stories

General Responsibilities

  • Help improve processes for internal and external communications
  • Research to identify best practices for online content in the community foundation sector
  • Help organize email lists and databases
  • Assist donors, Board members, grantees, Professional Advisors, and the public in a courteous, helpful, and respectful manner.
  • Support the Coastal Community Foundation’s practice of encouraging diversity, equity and inclusiveness.
  • Pursue and apply professional and academic knowledge as necessary for the position.

Knowledge, skills, experience, and education required:

  • Working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., Marketing/Communications, or Public Relations).
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Firm grasp of social media tools and platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn).
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook).
  • An effective communicator, both written and oral.
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts.
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of Coastal Community Foundation and the organizations and donors we serve.

Additional skills and experience preferred:

  • Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Suite, specifically InDesign and Photoshop.
  • Basic graphic design skills (via online tools such as Canva)
  • Experience with email marketing platforms (Mailchimp)

This internship is posted on CofC’s Handshake platform. Visit this site to learn about how you can apply for this internship:

Handshake is looking for a Content Strategist Intern

Read more below–

Our mission is to democratize opportunity for students everywhere. We believe that every student should have an equal opportunity to build a meaningful career regardless of where they go to school, what they major in, or who they know.

We welcome all people. We celebrate diversity of all kinds and are committed to creating an inclusive culture built on a foundation of respect for all individuals. We seek to hire, develop and retain talented people from all backgrounds. Individuals from non-traditional backgrounds, historically marginalized or underrepresented groups strongly encouraged to apply.

If you are not sure that you’re 100% qualified, but up for the challenge – we want you to apply.

Your Impact:

Handshake is hiring a part-time Content Strategist Summer Intern on the Student Product Team reporting to the Director of Student Product.

Millions of students log into Handshake every day, trying to figure out what is next for them. While existing job platforms cater to experienced hires with established networks who know what they’re looking for, Handshake is the leading career platform for students. Handshake is changing the landscape of how employers evaluate candidates and helping students put their best foot forward.

As a content strategy summer intern, you will be responsible for all the in-product words that we use to communicate with students. You will be responsible for setting the tone of Handshake to help students achieve their professional goals – being supportive, vibrant, real, and intentional.

Your Role:
  • You will write email copy and in product text to guide students through their Handshake experiences
  • You’ll think strategically about how we are communicating with our students to make the most of all our touch points with them and drive them to the actions they need to take
  • You’ll be able to come to the table with different options for content and make recommendations that will best serve our students
  • You’ll collaborate closely with our design, product, and marketing teams
  • The role can be remote and will be up to 20 hours a week
Your Experience:
  • You have experience writing and editing content – either for a school publication or past internship
  • You are a university student with an interest in technology
  • You are a problem solver and can generate lots of ideas to provide the best experience for students on the platform
  • You are impact driven
  • You have a clear and direct communication style both written and verbal
  • You dive headfirst into understanding the needs of students and build products grounded in data and research
  • You never hesitate to roll up your sleeves and tackle something hands-on. It’s never someone else’s problem.
  • A true passion for and commitment to Handshake’s mission. You show up each day to help all students no matter who they are or where they come from find and build a meaningful career
  • You are constantly learning and growing

Goodies: Whatever hardware and software you need to get the job done.

Team Fun: Regularly scheduled events, sports, game nights, book clubs.

Learning: Learning & Development opportunities for you to grow your skills and career.

Great team: Working with fun, hardworking, nice people who are committed to making a difference!

…And much more!

We value diversity of all kinds, and are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome people of all different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.

This internship is posted on CofC’s Handshake platform. Visit this site to learn about how you can apply for this internship:


Have you been looking for a way to enjoy the upcoming US Women’s Open that benefits the local community? If so, a local charity may have the perfect opportunity for you! 

My Sister’s House, Charleston’s longest operating domestic violence program, has been selected as a nonprofit partner of the upcoming US Women’s Open tournament. For every volunteer that signs up to work a concession stand shift on behalf of My Sister’s House, the organization will receive a portion of the concession stand proceeds.

So grab a friend (or 10!) and sign up to volunteer. Anyone age 16 or over is eligible. All volunteers will receive a meal during their shift and are welcome to stay and watch the tournament after their shift is over. Volunteers will be given parking instructions prior to the event.

This is an incredible opportunity for My Sister’s House, but they need YOU to make the most of it. The tournament is one week away and they still need over 100 volunteers to meet their goal.

Here’s how you can help: 

1. Click here to sign up for a volunteer shift. Remember, anyone age 16 and over is eligible to participate!

2. Please share this post with your friends, family, coworkers, churches, and extended networks. This is a great way to get involved with My Sister’s House and take a stand against domestic violence in our community!

For more information, contact Amber Cook at–women-s-open-championship.html#!latest

Intern at Jane Pope Jewelry

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 22 May 2019 | 3:43 pm — 

Jane Pope Jewelry is looking for an intern to join its team for the summer. The intern will be involved in the daily activities necessary to run a small business such as marketing, fulfillment and inventory management. We would prefer someone who enjoys staying organized, has a strong attention to detail and neat penmanship. No jewelry experience is necessary. We work in a very creative environment so a positive attitude and ability to work well with others goes a long way.

The intern can expect to gain insight and experience with the inner workings of a small business. The position can be tailored based on the specific interns strengths and interests.

  • This internship is for the Summer of 2019.
  • Approx. 8-10 hours per week
  • This position will be supervised by the Jane Pope Jewelry Brand Manager.

Interested in this internship? Email Julia Rose Tyler ( with your resume and anything else you would like to share.

Geoff Yost, 2012 CofC communication and political science alumnus is looking for a student(s) to work as a production assistant this Friday for the event livestream production for Spoleto Festival Opening Ceremony. This is a good opportunity for a student with experience/interest in media. Did we mention it’s a paid gig? $15 an hour and the commitment time is from 9am to 2pm and then 5pm to 10pm. Interested? Email Geoff directly at

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