CofC Logo

Archives For Cassandra P. Foster

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).

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.

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.

Publishing Intern – Palmetto Publishing Group

We are looking for a hardworking student who is look to learn about all aspects of publishing. You will be involved in everything from design, marketing, production and more.
  • This internship is for the spring semester of 2019 and will run from Jan 8th-May 2nd
  • This internship will require a time commitment of 15-20 hours/week
  • This role will be supervised by The Creative Director
  • The goal of the internship will be for the intern to gain experience in the publishing and media business. The student will gain real experience related to design and production of print and digital media.

This is a paid internship position. The rate of pay is $8.50 an hour.

Apply for this job online via CofC’s HandShake platform.

Qorvis Spring Intern
Qorvis Communications is currently seeking creative, energetic and communications-savvy interns to join our fast-paced team for Spring 2018.
Are you excited by the rapidly changing media environment and thrive off an ever-evolving international arena? Do you want to build your skills in public affairs and fully-integrated advocacy with some of the most experienced professionals in the game? Do you want to be part of the team that advises some of the world’s largest brands on how to creatively engage their audiences?
If you’re up for a challenge that will pave the way for your career in PR, communications and public affairs, apply to join our team.
The internship will run from early January through late May. We ask that part-time applicants are able to commit at least 20 hours per week. Candidates with a background in public relations, communications, public affairs, journalism, digital strategy, international relations, politics, public diplomacy or related fields are encouraged to apply.
Qorvis Communications is part of Publicis Groupe, one of the largest advertising and communications companies in the world. A global powerhouse, we are built on delivering consistent service across the world and offering the benefit of localized insights and relationships. We represent the best of big and small: the reach and resources of a large agency and the quality client service of a boutique company.
Responsibilities
·        Track and report media coverage for news and information related to clients
·        Develop media lists and build influencer databases
·        Conduct research on influencers and organizations
·        Draft social media content for clients and Qorvis communications properties
·        Write press releases, blog posts, fact sheets, website content and more
·        Assist with the creation of PR plans and strategy documents
·        Participate in new business brainstorms and proposal development
·        Draft digital reports, using social media metrics, Google Analytics, Google AdWords and other common platforms
·        Assist with event planning and vendor management
·        Perform administrative tasks as needed
 
Requirements
·        Must be at least a Sophomore in college
·        Strong writing skills and excellent ability to craft a narrative
·        Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and rapidly evolving environment
·        Strong understanding of the intersection of traditional communications and the digital world
·        Strong knowledge of social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube
·        Must have good organization and planning skills, and be able to demonstrate effective project management and execution
·        Ability to work independently while maintaining a Team Player mindset
·        A proactive, can-do attitude with a detail-oriented approach
 
To Apply:
Please submit a resume, cover letter and two (2) writing samples to our website. Visit the Handshake site through CofC to find out more information and you can apply there: https://cofc.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2204213?ref=web-app-job-search.
This is a paid position. The rate of pay is $13.25 an hour.

Paid Internship with Litton Entertainment

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 3 December 2018 | 10:24 am — 

Litton Entertainment is actively seeking a college or graduate intern to assist our Business Development and Marketing department.

 

Job Type: Paid Internship, Classification: Non-Exempt, Hours: 25/week
Local candidates only: Charleston, SC

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Competitive trends, brand, and industry research and analysis

-Development of prospect target lists

-Assistance with presentation and sales materials assembly

-Monitoring and tracking weekly research reports

-Contribute to data compilation and analysis, including audience data and tv ratings

 

Qualifications:

-Must be a current full-time Undergraduate or Graduate student, seeking a degree in Business, Marketing, Media, Communications, or similar concentration.

-Excellent communication skills: written and verbal.

-Strong attention to detail: data and formatting.

-Research skilled and data driven.

-Ability to:

o  prioritize simultaneous projects under tight deadlines,

o  work independently and with little supervision,

o  adapt to changing workflows.

 

Platforms and software utilized during internship:

-Microsoft Office Suite – PowerPoint and Excel

-Salesforce

-Dropbox

-Winmo

 

Learning Objectives: The candidate will be exposed to many facets of the business side of the television industry that will ultimately enhance working knowledge and skill set.

 

Please apply online at https://hearst.referrals.selectminds.com/television/jobs/intern-4589

No phone calls please.

 

MDRC Firm Seeks Summer Intern (Paid Opportunity)

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 26 November 2018 | 11:20 am — 

Are you a rising undergraduate senior with a strong interest in learning about education or social programs, policies, and research? Are you curious how program evaluations can inform public policy? Are you considering graduate education or a career in education policy or public policy? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may be an ideal candidate for a paid summer internship at MDRC, one of the nation’s premier education and social policy research firms.

The mission of the internship, which is part of the MDRC Gueron Minority Scholars Program (GMSP), is to provide an opportunity for individuals from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the education and social policy research community with an opportunity for professional experience in the field.

The selected summer interns will support multidisciplinary teams to develop and evaluate programs focused on current education and social policy issues. Interns will have the opportunity to support a range of projects within MDRC’s five policy areas: Family Well-Being and Children’s Development; K-12 Education; Postsecondary Education; Low-Wage Workers and Communities; and Youth, Criminal Justice, and Employment.

Responsibilities:

The eight-week paid internship provides the opportunity to work with MDRC teams on a range of organizational, administrative, and analytical tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Assisting with program development and operations activities for MDRC research studies
  • Supporting qualitative research design and, if possible, assisting with field research at local NYC research sites
  • Processing qualitative data
  • Conducting literature reviews
  • Participating in various stages of producing reports, proposals, and other written deliverables
  • Assisting with innovative ways to communicate our findings to practitioners and policymakers
  • Providing general project and management support for project teams, such as taking and synthesizing meeting notes

In addition to these project responsibilities, candidates will participate in regular networking meetings with various MDRC staff to learn more about topic areas of interest and to understand the context of MDRC’s research and policy work. Interns will also have the chance to attend trainings and forums to develop specific skills and knowledge areas.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student who will be in senior in the 2019-2020 academic year, with a major in public policy, sociology, communications, psychology, or another related field
  • Demonstrated interest in education and social policy issues
  • Basic understanding of research methods
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Comfort working in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment
  • Comfort with and interest in learning to use new software and technology
  • Very strong writing and communication skills

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents by the application deadline of February 1, 2019, via our on-line application system:

  • A resume
  • A personal statement (up to two single-spaced pages) that discusses (1) your interest in education or social policy issues and research; (2) your immediate career interests and goals after graduating from college; (3) how this internship, coupled with your academic pursuits and prior experiences, will contribute to your professional growth; and (4) how your academic pursuits and prior experiences align with the expressed mission of the internship.
  • A copy of your college transcript (submit as an attachment with your application)

Important Information:

The eight-week position is located in MDRC’s New York City office and is expected to begin in mid-June 2019 and last through mid-August 2019. Exact start and end dates are flexible.

Each intern will receive a stipend for the summer.

Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Candidates will be expected to secure their own housing.

The GMSP undergraduate internship is coordinated by MDRC’s Diversity Council and the Office of Outreach, Diversity, and Inclusion.

MDRC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. MDRC does not discriminate, and all qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to race; color; national origin; religion; creed; sex or gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression); sexual orientation; citizenship status; pregnancy; disability; age; military or veteran status; marital or partnership status; genetic information, genetic predisposition, or carrier status; prior unemployment status; consumer credit history; status as a victim of domestic violence, sex offenses, or stalking; or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Legal work authorization is required.

To see full internship listing on handshake, visit: https://cofc.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2178420/share_preview.

PayPal Seeks Communications Specialist Intern

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 26 November 2018 | 11:17 am — 

PayPal is looking to hire a communications specialist intern. See below for description:

Primary Job Responsibilities: 

  • Write/edit content for employee and mass customer communications for global operations and merchant services.
  • Effectively collaborate with all levels of the business, merchant services, corporate, and other global teams on projects and communications that impact the employee and customer experience.
  • Ability to write content that is clear and concise and can be easily translated into multiple languages.
  • Contribute to the development of multi-faceted communication project plans; creating, producing and displaying communication campaigns
  • Ability to adhere to the PayPal brand voice and writing style guidelines.
  • Develop talking points, FAQs and other materials that can be used as internal resources.
  • Manage communication projects.
  • Contribute to the communication coordination process for major site incidents.
  • Proactively identify communication gaps; develop and implement strategies to fulfill the communication needs.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in journalism, communications, technical writing/editing, content management and/or employee communications required.
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading and verbal communications skills are essential.
  • Proven ability to effectively react and adapt quickly in rapidly changing, fast-paced work environment.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Additional language would be beneficial, but not required.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools, Sharepoint, and ability to quickly learn other communication systems.

Education:

  • Bachelor degree (e.g., BA, BS) in Journalism, English, Public Relations, Business or equivalent.
  • Minor in Computer Science will be a plus.

To see full internship listing on handshake, visit: https://cofc.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2176885/share_preview. Details on how to apply are also found on the handshake site.

PayPal Summer 2019 Internship

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 26 November 2018 | 11:13 am — 

PayPal is looking for a summer 2019 intern to work in the Global Risk and Compliance Office.

Position Summary/Responsibilities:

The Global Risk and Compliance Officer Team (RCO) is the primary point of contact between the Global Governance Risk & Compliance Organization (GGRC) and PayPal’s businesses and functional areas. The RCOs are responsible for working with PayPal’s businesses to develop controls, mitigate risk, conduct the annual Risk Assessment, prepare quarterly reviews, and provide guidance on new product development.

The individual in this role will support the RCO Program Management Team, which assists the RCOs in managing these initiatives holistically, across our Global Organization. The candidate will also have the opportunity to work on special projects with our RCO team, who interface directly with PayPal’s businesses.

Primary responsibilities will include

  • Tracking and reporting of strategic initiatives
  • Partnering with RCOs to ensure timely completion of quarterly goals and objectives
  • Communications with our global team to ensure timely and consistent messaging
  • Partnering with RCOs to assist in business initiatives
  • Preparing periodic reports summarizing the business units’ risk and control environment
  • Engaging key Risk and Compliance program stakeholders to help support business unit initiatives

Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Currently pursuing Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, digital media, PR, instructional design or related major
  • Demonstrates strong and effective leadership skills and ability to operate comfortably within a complex cultural, global environment
  • Possess sound judgment, flexibility and nimbleness in changing courses and solving problems swiftly
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to multitask effortlessly and manage competing priorities under demanding deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly, manage projects and drive/achieve results
  • Strong computer knowledge; excellent MS Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint skills
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Operate with strong integrity with the ability to handle projects of a sensitive and confidential nature

To see full internship listing on handshake, visit: https://cofc.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2185563/share_preview. Details on how to apply are also found on the handshake site.

Skip to toolbar