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YWCA Greater Charleston: Seeking Event/Program Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 26 September 2019 | 12:14 pm — 

With Who:  YWCA Greater Charleston

Location:  Charleston, SC

Dates:  Fall 2019

Position Description: The YWCA Greater Charleston is seeking an intern to work with the Social Justice Racial Equity Coordinator on planning and coordinating our social justice/racial equity programs.  The YWCA Greater Charleston is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.  The following programs fall under our current social justice/racial equity division:

  • Our MLK Celebration is one of the first national tributes of its kind. It is South Carolina’s largest commemorative MLK tribute, attracting more than 30,000 celebrants from every walk of life–each one focused on eliminating racism across our city, state, and nation. This 10-day celebration includes events throught the tri-county to includes a youth poerty slam, the federal holiday parade, various worship services and the business and professional breakfast.
  • The Racial Equity Institute (REI) is a two-day racism training program designed to help leaders and organizations who want to proactively understand and address racism, both in their organization and in the community where the organization is working.
  • April’s annual Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA to raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism. Annually hundreds of YWCA’s across the country conduct community awareness events drawing attention to this nationwide issue.

Additionally, the intern will have the opportunity to work with the supervisor on developing a new initiative, program or assessment tool that matches his/her interests, skills, talents and passion. The project will be designed to benefit the YWCA as well as the intern’s future career/educational goals.

Apply:   Students who may be interested in interning with the YWCA should please contact LaVanda Brown, Executive Director at 843-722-1644 or LBrown@YWCA-CharlestonSC.org

Marquee Social Media: Seeking Fall 2019 Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 26 September 2019 | 11:18 am — 

With Who:  Marquee Social Media

Location:  Charleston, SC

Dates:  Fall 2019, with potential to extend into 2020

Position Description:  Hello! My name is Ashley Stanol and I am the owner of Marquee Social Media, a social media management firm located in Charleston, SC.  I am currently searching for an intern starting immediately with the possibility of continuing the internship into 2020.

This is a great opportunity for students to get hands-on experience in a fun, startup environment which will allow them to expand upon their social media marketing skills!

Requirements:
  • Must be 21+ (as we manage bars and music venues social media accounts that require patrons to be above the age of 21.)
  • Must be self-motivated and excited to learn more about social media.
  • Must be able to assist with posting on a daily basis.
  • Must be able to post live videos from their smart phones to social media outlets at least once a week.
  • Must be able to assist with photoshoots, if their academic schedule allows.

Additional information:  This is an unpaid internship with the possibility of becoming a paid internship should we continue this internship into 2020.

Apply:  Does this sound like something you are interested in?! Please email me a copy of your resume to Ashley@marqueesocialmedia.com with a short synopsis about yourself. I look forward to hearing from you!

IBM: Seeking Corporate Communications Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 24 September 2019 | 3:04 pm — 

With Who:  IBM

Location:  New York, NY

Dates:  Summer 2020

Position Description:  This is a paid internship.  IBM will not be providing Visa sponsorship for these positions now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future Visa sponsorship.

At IBM, we’re inventors, problem solvers, designers, developers, data scientists, researchers, technology experts and consultants who put “Smart to Work” for our clients. IBM Corporate Communications is seeking interns to join our exceptional team in New York City for Summer 2019. You will work closely with other interns on an interesting mix of team-based and individual projects to help you build real-world skills in communications planning, media relations, employee communications, storytelling, digital media, social business, and more. Along the way, you will meet a wide range of IBM and industry leaders and learn about the endless opportunities that exist in our company and industry. If you enjoy working in a highly collaborative, inclusive culture with a supportive team and unlimited growth potential, IBM is where you want to be.

What you’ll do:
  • Help develop and write stories around client use cases, technology products and industry trends
  • Develop assets that support storytelling to internal and external audiences
  • Interview employees and other stakeholders for storytelling content
  • Track coverage and metrics to show impact and results
  • Provide support at internal and external events
  • Update and maintain databases and tools for communications team
  • Work with peers and senior leaders to develop and present intern project at the end of the internship
What to bring:
  • Looking for a rising Junior currently majoring in communications, English/Journalism or Public Relations
  • Someone with a strong interest in corporate communications, media relations or digital media
  • Strong writing skills and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrated interest in social media and familiarity with key social platforms
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with video production, digital publishing platforms and workplace tools such as Excel and Powerpoint.

Application Deadline:  Applications close on December 2nd, 2019 at 11:55 pm

Apply (or see more information):  Submit your application via Handshake today! (If you don’t have a Handshake account, select to create an account on the internship preview webpage. Questions? Contact us at commdept@cofc.edu

IBM: Seeking Marketing Professional Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 24 September 2019 | 3:00 pm — 

With Who:  IBM

Locations: Austin, TX; New York, NY; Raleigh, NC; Cambridge, MA; Armonk, NY; San Francisco, CA

Dates:  Summer 2020 (starting May 27, 2020)

Position Description:  This is a paid internship. IBM is seeking the next generation of creative individuals with a hunger for innovation and a passion for marketing to join our Marketing Team. IBM will not be providing Visa sponsorship for these positions now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future Visa sponsorship.

Marketing is leading the transformation to build cognitive businesses and create superior client experiences. It’s where strategic thinking, an agile mindset, and innovative digital technology are applied to create exceptional campaigns and customized client experiences – all fueled by data. From the get-go, you will have the opportunity to impact IBM’s marketing strategy at a global level and work with some of the brightest data scientists, social media ninjas, and world-class designers in the industry.

As an IBM Marketing Intern, you’ll work collaboratively, as part of a team, on a project that addresses a strategic IBM Marketing business challenge. This is a highly visible intern program with leadership exposure and unique mentorship opportunities throughout the summer. You will have the opportunity to showcase your final outcomes to a large audience of Marketing Leaders and Practitioners across the organization. In addition to the project, the internship includes educational, networking and social activities.

Interns projects can span all areas of Marketing from Marketing Analytics, Campaign Management, Paid and Programmatic Marketing, Event Management to Website Optimization. Previous intern projects have included:

  • Developing best-in-class data visualization modeling for campaign performance management
  • Creating cohesive brand messaging strategies for global campaigns
  • Optimizing the digital journey for IBM solutions
  • Developing customer targeting and social media strategies for IBM flagship events
  • Streamlining Paid Search methodologies and deploying new tools to increase efficiency and knowledge sharing globally

Summer Intern positions are primarily based in Austin, TX, New York, NY, Raleigh, NC, Cambridge, MA, Armonk, NY, and San Francisco, CA. This Summer internship starts on May 27th, 2020.

Application Deadline:  Applications close on December 2nd, 2019 at 11:55 pm

Apply (or see more information):  Submit your application via Handshake today! (If you don’t have a Handshake account, select to create an account on the internship preview webpage. Questions? Contact us at commdept@cofc.edu

JCPenney: Seeking Creative Advertising Marketing Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 24 September 2019 | 1:14 pm — 

With Who:  JCPenney

Locations:  Plano, TX

Dates:  Summer 2020

Position Description:  This is a paid internship. At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company’s mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

For 9 weeks as a Creative Advertising Marketing Intern at our Home Office in Plano, TX you will gain a basic understanding of each phase in the Creative Marketing process while supporting the needs of our Creative Marketing team. You will support the brand development of our Marketing initiatives and will create art execution for print, digital and social channels among other design needs on a variety of projects.You’ll also have the opportunity to engage with leadership and other associates who will mentor and coach you to success through projects and hands on training.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the execution for print and digital advertising initiatives and brings graphic design skills with regard to designing and typography and executes advertising for direct mail and digital.
  • Learns brand style guidelines and collaborates with team members to convert these ideas into effective retail advertising design and photography to promote immediate sales and achieve the Company’s fashion/brand image goals.
  • Learns to extract vital information from technical briefs and style guidelines and converts into exciting advertising design that will motivate potential customers to buy.
  • Develops aesthetic sensitivity required to judge layout, type and photography.

Core Competencies and Accomplishments:

  • Current college junior status with major in Marketing, Graphic Design, Fine Arts, or Advertising preferred.
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Experience or knowledge of graphic design and layout execution for social, digital or print.
  • Basic knowledge of design techniques, tools and principles; ability to portray a high taste level in all communication arts.
  • Working knowledge of InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustration and other MAC based applications and design programs.
  • Passion for detail and strong visualization skills.

Application Deadline:  Applications close on May 4th, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Apply (or see more information):  Submit your application via Handshake today! (If you don’t have a Handshake account, select to create an account on the internship preview webpage. Questions? Contact us at commdept@cofc.edu

JCPenney: Seeking Digital Media Marketing Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 24 September 2019 | 1:08 pm — 

With Who:  JCPenney

Locations:  Plano, TX

Dates:  Summer 2020

Position Description:  This is a paid internship. At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company’s mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

For 9 weeks as a Marketing Intern at our Home Office in Plano, TX you will gain a basic understanding of each phase in the Marketing process while supporting the needs of our Digital Media team. You will assist with supporting Google Adwords, Facebook, and other digital marketing channels. This person would also assist in supporting our agencies to manage, analyze, and optimize digital campaigns across multiple channels for different business categories and customer segments. You’ll also have the opportunity to engage with leadership and other associates who will mentor and coach you to success through projects and hands on training.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage and optimize budgets for a digital channel based on campaign objectives and results.
  • Create, deploy, and optimize audiences for various digital marketing channels and campaigns.
  • Ensure campaign is implemented and running properly, and that industry best practices are being followed.
  • Analyze and optimize campaigns across pertinent factors (eg, device, demographics, geography, customer segment, etc) to improve overall cost-per-revenue.
  • Provide ad hoc reporting, analysis, and recommendations for improving digital campaigns.
  • Understanding of Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, and the ability to quickly learn other digital marketing and analytics platforms.
  • Ability to compile, review and reconcile data for accuracy, completeness, and insights

Core Competencies and Accomplishments:

  • Current college junior status with major in Marketing, Business, Math, or similar field
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Working knowledge of SQL, SAS, R, Python experience a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Understanding of Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, and the ability to quickly learn other digital marketing and analytics platforms
  • Ability to compile, review, and reconcile data for accuracy, completenees, and insights
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required

Application Deadline:  Applications close on May 4th, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Apply (or see more information):  Submit your application via Handshake today! (If you don’t have a Handshake account, select to create an account on the internship preview webpage. Questions? Contact us at commdept@cofc.edu

IBM: Seeking Senior Human Resources Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 24 September 2019 | 12:36 pm — 

With Who:  IBM

Locations:  Armonk, NY; New York City, NY; Raleigh, NC

Dates:  Summer 2020

Position Description:  This is a paid internship. We’re looking for Human Resources (HR) Professionals who are ready to design and execute initiatives that will drive IBM’s purpose – to Be Essential. As an HR Professional, you’ll work with other IBMers around the world to collaborate and solve complex challenges across business domains, infusing data analysis, compensation, HR business development, and talent management. Your work here at IBM may require trend analysis, benchmarking, development of communication packages, cognitive solutions, design thinking, conducting research on emerging HR issues, project management, problem analysis, and solution implementation related to HR initiatives. In return, we promise to support you with a culture that is committed to helping you succeed and grow as a global leader.

Join the HR Team at IBM and make an impact that will stretch far beyond another 100 years. Together, we’ll out-think the challenges and limits of what’s possible.

Multiple Locations: Armonk, NY; New York City, NY; Raleigh, NC

Note: If granted a full-time offer after successfully completing this internship, you must be willing to re-locate to the Greater New York City Area.

Application Deadline:  Applications close on December 2nd, 2019 at 11:55 pm

Apply (or see more information):  Submit your application via Handshake today! (If you don’t have a Handshake account, select to create an account on the internship preview webpage. Questions? Contact us at commdept@cofc.edu

IBM: Seeking Human Resources Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 24 September 2019 | 12:26 pm — 

With Who:  IBM

Locations:  Armonk, NY; New York City, NY; Raleigh, NC

Dates:  Summer 2020

Position Description:  This is a paid internship. We’re looking for Human Resources (HR) Professionals who are ready to design and execute initiatives that will drive IBM’s purpose – to Be Essential. As an HR Professional, you’ll work with other IBMers around the world to collaborate and solve complex challenges across business domains, infusing data analysis, compensation, HR business development, and talent management. Your work here at IBM may require trend analysis, benchmarking, development of communication packages, cognitive solutions, design thinking, conducting research on emerging HR issues, project management, problem analysis, and solution implementation related to HR initiatives. In return, we promise to support you with a culture that is committed to helping you succeed and grow as a global leader.

Join the HR Team at IBM and make an impact that will stretch far beyond another 100 years. Together, we’ll out-think the challenges and limits of what’s possible.

Multiple Locations: Armonk, NY; New York City, NY; Raleigh, NC

Note: If granted a full-time offer after successfully completing this internship, you must be willing to re-locate to the Greater New York City Area.

Application Deadline:  Applications close on December 2nd, 2019 at 11:55 pm

Apply (or see more information):  Submit your application via Handshake today! (If you don’t have a Handshake account, select to create an account on the internship preview webpage. Questions? Contact us at commdept@cofc.edu

Cato Institute: Seeking Public Policy Research Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 24 September 2019 | 12:19 pm — 

With Who:  Cato Institute

Location:  Washington, DC

Position Description:  This is a paid internship.  Are you trying to begin a career in policy, communications, or law? Do you want a rich education in contemporary policy issues—and the philosophical, historic, and economic underpinnings of those issues? A Cato internship might be right for you.

Cato’s paid internships are for undergraduates, recent graduates, graduate students, law students, and early-career professionals who have a strong commitment to individual liberty, limited government, free markets, and peace—principles that, taken together, constitute libertarianism, known alternately as “classical liberalism,” “market liberalism,” or, to many of our international friends, just “liberalism.”

Most Cato interns work primarily as researchers for our policy scholars. Other placements include defense and foreign policy, healthcare policy, constitutional studies, and numerous others.

Other interns work in communications-oriented roles, including media relations, external affairs, and video production.

All Cato interns attend the same intensive seminar series, which covers a broad range of history, philosophy, policy, and professional development topics. Interns also assist with events and occasionally help Cato staff with other day-to-day needs.

Application Deadline:  Applications close on November 1st, 2019 at 11:55 pm

Apply (or see more information):  Submit your application via Handshake today! (If you don’t have a Handshake account, select to create an account on the internship preview webpage. Questions? Contact us at commdept@cofc.edu

Lincoln Financial Group: Seeking Marketing Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 24 September 2019 | 12:04 pm — 

With Who:  Lincoln Financial Group

Location:  King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Dates:  Summer 2020

Position Description:  This is a paid internship. Lincoln Financial Group’s Corporate Internship Program is an exciting opportunity where careers are launched, and talent is discovered. During this 11-week summer program, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Add value to the organization through meaningful work
  • Participate in a variety of developmental experiences
  • Gain exposure to senior executives and build a valuable network of peers, managers, and leaders across the company
  • Acquire knowledge of key businesses through enterprise-wide exposure
  • Receive ongoing coaching and mentoring

The Marketing Specialist Intern will create marketing collateral and implement efficient and effective marketing plan components to drive market awareness, usage, and loyalty for Lincoln’s businesses. They will deliver on routine assignments/projects that support consistent enterprise messaging and drive business goals.

Eligibility: 

  • College sophomore or junior
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrated leadership potential
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Effective networking skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to deal with change and ambiguity in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be willing to relocate (if applicable) for summer program
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship

Application Deadline:  Applications close on December 16th, 2019 at 8:20 am

Apply (or see more information):  Submit your application via Handshake today! (If you don’t have a Handshake account, select to create an account on the internship preview webpage. Questions? Contact us at commdept@cofc.edu

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