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With Who:  The Washington Center

Location:  Multiple: Atlanta, GA; Washington, D.C.; Miami, FL; Atlantic City, NJ; Fort Worth, TX; Oklahoma City, OK; Denver, CO; Los Angeles, CA

Dates:  Summer 2020 (June 1st through August 7th [Tentative Dates])

Hours:  ~40 hours a week (full-time) or up to 20 hours (part-time)

Position Description:  (This is a paid internship.) The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) serves as the guiding force in ensuring air transport systems are safe, efficient and reliable worldwide. If you have an interest in the fields of aviation and aerospace, the FAA MSI Internship program could be a great fit for you.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) serves as the guiding force in ensuring air transport systems are safe, efficient and reliable worldwide. If you have an interest in the fields of aviation and aerospace, the FAA MSI Internship program could be a great fit for you.

To be eligible to participate, you must meet the following criteria:  

  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Be able to work a full-time (~40 hours a week) or part-time schedule (up to 20 hours) for the duration of the program.
  • Be currently-enrolled as a full-time graduate or undergraduate student at an accredited U.S. college or university, with a graduation date after the internship ends.
  • Have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Have a confirmed interest in FAA and the scope of work presented in the internship job description.

Preferred majors include:  

  • Aviation (Aviation Management, Aeronautical Science, Aeronautical Engineering)
  • Business Administration
  • Communications (Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media)
  • Computer Science/Computer Information Systems
  • Cyber Security
  • Engineering (General, Electrical, Mechanical, Aerodynamics, Aerospace, Computer)
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Space Studies
  • Systems Engineering
  • Web Design/Development

Application Deadline:  Applications close on June 1st, 2020 at 12:00 am

Apply (or request more information):  Apply today! Submit your application via the CofC Handshake Portal.

With Who:  Nectar Sunglasses

Location:  Charleston, SC

Dates:  Summer 2020

Hours:  10-15 hours per week

Position Description:  (This is a paid internship.) Nectar Sunglasses is an eyewear company based in Charleston, South Carolina. This position will report to the Director of Media.

Responsibilities:  The Social Media/Marketing Intern would be responsible for the following:

  • Assist in all aspects of video and photographic communications and contribute to planning and storyboarding
  • Assist in the end-to-end process from storyboarding to logistics to shooting to editing and publishing
  • Film video and shoot photographs in studio and field environments
  • Record desktop computer screens and actions for demo and training videos
  • Use existing original and stock footage to produce new videos
  • Contribute to mixing and editing to create polished and engaging videos
  • Publish videos primarily to the web and touch-up still photography
  • Have the potential to deliver videos and photos that succinctly and clearly tell the desired story
  • Ability to deliver videos with cuts, graphics, sound and other elements that convey a quality production value and a level of technical sophistication
  • Experience with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Captivate and Adobe Photoshop
  • Knowledge of digital videography and photography cameras and equipment

Learning Objectives:  

  • Gain understanding of company dynamics in regards to media
  • Provide recommendations on ways to improve our social media engagement strategy
  • Strengthen interpersonal skills
  • Ability to apply knowledge and skills to real-world experiences
  • Execute on tactics to increase engagement, increase fans/followers from target audiences and produce compelling content

Application Deadline:  Applications close on February 28th, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Apply (or request more information):  Apply today! Submit your application via the CofC Handshake Portal.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Seeks Multiple Interns (Summer 2020)

By Megan Gould
Posted on 17 February 2020 | 9:44 am — 

With Who:  U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Location:  Washington, D.C.

Dates:  Summer 2020 (May 27 – August 7)

Position Description:  (This is a paid internship.) We are pleased to offer an outstanding and substantive internship program for the nation’s best and brightest young leaders. At the Chamber, you will obtain a hands-on, meaningful work experience designed to meet your academic and career goals. Our internships offer opportunities in research, writing, database management, webpage maintenance, communications, and event preparation. During the internship, you will network with colleagues and senior-level executives while participating in educational and professional activities designed to enhance your internship experience.

Internship Program Overview:  

  • Welcome lunch and orientation
  • Lunch and learn: a luncheon series that provides interns with multiple opportunities to converse with and seek the advice of senior-level Chamber executives;
  • Resume and Interview Workshop: a workshop designated to enhancing your resume writing, cover letter writing and interviewing skills
  • Sporting events: past events have included Nationals baseball games and Wizards basketball games
  • White House Tour
  • Farewell Reception

Qualifications:  To be eligible for an internship, the Chamber requires that you are either enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or law program.

Apply (or request more information):  To apply for an internship, view our current openings (scroll to bottom of webpage) and select up to three department preferences. Once you have selected which departments you wish to apply for, send your resume and completed application to internships@uschamber.com.

In the subject line of your email, indicate the three internship positions that you are applying for. For example: “Strategic Communications & Media Intern, Digital Communications Intern, Strategic Alliances and Outreach Intern”.

Applicants are selected on a rolling basis, and internships will remain open until filled.

Sen. Lindsey Graham Campaign: Seeking Interns (Spring 2020)

By Megan Gould
Posted on 11 February 2020 | 12:41 pm — 

With Who:  Senator Lindsey Graham’s Campaign Office

Location:  Charleston, SC

Dates:  Spring 2020

Hours:  15-20 hours per week

Position Description:  U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham’s campaign office is interviewing intern candidates for the spring semester. Interns will experience the fast-paced nature of politics while gaining hands-on work experience that will be useful in any professional setting. It’s a great way to build professional relationships and networking skills.

Responsibilities May Include:  

  • Completing daily administrative duties
  • Helping staff with fundraising and political events
  • Organizing and compiling campaign data
  • Assisting with and coordinating volunteer tasks

Qualifications:  Ideal candidates are motivated, energetic problem-solvers who work well in fast-paced environments. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is a must. The internship is unpaid and requires at least 15-20 hours per week, which is flexible around the candidate’s schedule and other commitments. All majors are welcome to apply.

Apply (or request more information):  If you are interested, please send a cover letter and detailed resume ASAP to Leighton Gray Smith at leightongray@lindseygraham.com or call (843) 384-0823.

Kahn Media, Inc.: Seeks Public Relations Account Executive

By Megan Gould
Posted on 11 February 2020 | 9:38 am — 

With Who:  Kahn Media, Inc.

Location:  Moorpark, CA

Type of Employment:  Full-Time

Salary:  $55,000 – $65,000 DOE

Position Description:  Would you love to see the results of your work featured in major mainstream, automotive, outdoor, and men’s lifestyle publications? Are you able to confidently pitch a story to a journalist? Are you a talented writer with a thorough understanding of AP Style? Do you have a knack for creating compelling content and growing social media followings? Would you love to tell one of your new clients that you just secured a huge PR placement that will propel their business? Do you have a love for cars, trucks, motorcycles, or the outdoors?

If you answered “yes” to the above questions, then you want a career at Kahn Media. We are currently looking for an exceptional person to join our Public Relations team as an Account Executive.

Under the supervision of a Senior Account Executive or Account Supervisor, our Account Executives are responsible for developing and implementing PR and social media strategies, maintaining relationships with journalists, communicating directly with clients, attending events and trade shows to support clients, facilitating interviews with the media, capturing content for social media use, and creating monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports for clients.

The ideal candidate will be a capable writer, have a deep understanding of the current media landscape (everything from social influencer outreach to blogs to print pubs), have a thorough working knowledge of major social media channels and must have a passion for communication – If you love the outdoors, the luxury/lifestyle space, tech, cars, or trucks, even better.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Write press releases, news stories, and turn key articles
  • Pitch stories about clients or client products/services to media outlets
  • Respond to phone calls and inquiries from journalists
  • Build and maintain relationships with journalists at major media outlets and influential websites as well as social media influencers
  • Attend client events and industry conferences
  • Maintain daily/weekly contact with clients to ensure we are meeting their needs
  • Create daily/weekly posts for client social media channels (mostly Facebook and Instagram)
  • Monitor the clients’ social media accounts and offer constructive interaction with users
  • Analyze the long-term needs of the clients’ social media strategies and offer quarterly reports to management
  • Work with the creative department to create unique social media content using client content (photos/videos) or schedule shoots based on specific content needs
  • Monitor media coverage and create monthly reports for clients that include analysis on social media metrics
  • Capture content (photo/video) at client events for use on social media

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English or related field
  • Required – 2-3 years of professional PR or marketing experience (agency experience a plus)
  • Exceptional multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of AP Style as it pertains to writing for PR
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of social media platforms – especially Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube
  • Basic photography/video and editing skills
  • Those with basic technical knowledge of automobiles, trucks, and off-road driving will be given priority

**We are looking for an Account Executive superstar to join and grow with our team. The Account Executive will be responsible for coordinating with our clients daily and booking REMARKABLE press! If you haven’t worked in an agency setting or do not have at least TWO years’ experience, please do not apply for this position.**

About Kahn Media:  Kahn Media Inc. is one of the fastest-growing PR/Marketing firms in the automotive, outdoor, and luxury lifestyle spaces thanks to our focus on working with the best brands, the most talented people, and fostering a highly charged creative work environment. Kahn Media was recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the 5000 fastest growing private companies in the United States in 2018 and 2019, by AdWeek as one of the fastest growing agencies in the US in 2019, and by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal as the #1 PR Agency in the Valley in 2019.

Our specialty is content marketing – being the bridge between the top brands and their customers, creating fun engaging content and promoting the latest vehicles, products and events. We have an amazing in-house art department with talented photographers, videographers and designers. Our Account Executives specialize in working directly with the clients and the media by writing new product and news releases, stories for company blogs, newsletters, providing event coverage and working with the creative team on video scripts and print material. We believe in delivering excellence for our clients and creating a fun, positive environment for our team.

What We Offer (“The Perks”):  

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid healthcare
  • 401k with employer matching
  • Profit-sharing bonus programs
  • A fun close-knit team of professionals who all get along
  • Paid vacation and an additional paid week off between Christmas and New Years
  • Annual Holiday Party
  • Workplace perks such as coffee, snacks, monthly massages, and flexible work schedules
  • Half-day Fridays (starting at noon)

Notes:  Additional Salary Information: Paid healthcare and dental, Vision, 401K with matching, profit-sharing bonuses, commission

Apply (or request more information):  Apply today! Submit your application via the CofC Alumni Career Center.

Kahn Media, Inc.: Seeks Public Relations Account Coordinator

By Megan Gould
Posted on 11 February 2020 | 9:27 am — 

With Who:  Kahn Media, Inc.

Location:  Moorpark, CA

Type of Employment:  Full-Time

Salary:  $45,000 – $55,000 DOE

Position Description:  Would you love to see the results of your work featured in major mainstream, automotive, off-road, and men’s-lifestyle publications? Do you have an education and interest in Public Relations and Marketing? Are you a competent writer with an understanding of AP Style? Do you have a knack for creating content and growing social media followings? Do you have a love for cars, trucks, motorcycles, or the outdoors?

If you answered “yes” to the above questions, then you want to start your career in PR and Marketing at Kahn Media. We are currently looking for an exceptional person to join our Public Relations team as an Account Coordinator.

Under the supervision of a Senior Account Executive or Account Supervisor, our Account Coordinators will learn how to develop and implement dynamic PR and social media strategies, maintain relationships with journalists, communicate directly with clients, attend events and trade shows to support clients, facilitate interviews with the media, capture content for social media use, and create monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports for clients. Please note, this is an entry-level position.

The ideal candidate will be a capable writer, have an understanding of the current media landscape (everything from social influencer outreach to blogs to print pubs) and the PR process, have a working knowledge of major social media channels, and must have a passion for communication – If you love the outdoors, tech, cars, trucks, or Jeeps, even better.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Write press releases, news stories, and turn key articles
  • Assist with pitching stories about clients or client products/services to media outlets
  • Attend client events and industry conferences
  • Join daily/weekly meetings with clients to ensure we are meeting their needs
  • Assist with the creation of daily/weekly posts for client social media channels (mostly Facebook and Instagram)
  • Monitor the clients’ social media accounts and offer constructive interaction with users
  • Help create monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports for clients on the progress of their campaign, media coverage, and an analysis on social media metrics
  • Work with the creative department to create unique social media content using client content (photos/videos) or schedule shoots based on specific content needs
  • Capture content (photo/video) at client events for use on social media

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English or related field
  • Exceptional multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of AP Style as it pertains to writing for PR
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms – especially Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube
  • Basic photography/video and editing skills
  • Those with basic technical knowledge of automobiles, trucks, and off-road driving will be given priority.

About Kahn Media:  Kahn Media Inc. is one of the fastest-growing PR/Marketing firms in the luxury lifestyle, outdoor, and automotive spaces thanks to our focus on working with the best brands, the most talented people, and fostering a highly-charged creative work environment. Kahn Media was recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the 5000 fastest growing private companies in the United States in 2018 and 2019 and by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal as the #1 PR Agency in the Valley in 2019.

Our specialty is content marketing – being the bridge between the top brands and their customers, creating fun engaging content and promoting the latest vehicles, products and events. We have an amazing in-house art department with talented photographers, videographers and designers. Our Account Executives specialize in working directly with the clients and the media by writing new product and news releases, stories for company blogs, newsletters, providing event coverage and working with the creative team on video scripts and print material. We believe in delivering excellence for our clients and creating a fun, positive environment for our team.

What We Offer (“The Perks”):  

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid healthcare
  • 401k with employer matching
  • Profit-sharing bonus programs
  • A fun close-knit team of professionals who all get along
  • Paid vacation and an additional paid week off between Christmas and New Years
  • Annual Holiday Party
  • Workplace perks such as coffee, snacks, monthly massages, and flexible work schedules
  • Half-day Fridays (starting at noon)

Notes:  Additional Salary Information: Paid healthcare and dental, vision, 401K with matching, profit-sharing bonuses, commissions

Apply (or request more information):  Apply today! Submit your application via the CofC Alumni Career Center.

With Who:  Reputation Ink

Location:  Remote/Home-office based

Type of Employment:  Full-Time

Position Description:  We are on the hunt for a full-time communications professional to join our growing team. A “virtual” agency, all Rep Ink team members work from home offices, with team members spread across the United States and Canada, serving clients across the U.S.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Relishes the idea of working from a home office while doing strategic, high-impact marketing and public relations work for some of the nation’s leading law firms, architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) firms and B2B companies

  • Is a news junkie who loves the art of storytelling

  • Works well with a tight-knit group of colleagues who strictly adhere to a no-asshole rule

  • Has excellent interviewing, writing and editing skills and is able to translate complex, technical information into crisp, compelling language; experience as a former journalist is a plus

  • Has experience developing story angles, pitching the media, securing interviews and coaching clients on media relations best practices

  • Has the ability to travel to client offices occasionally per client requests (all travel is reimbursed and infrequent)

  • Is comfortable using and learning new technologies, such as marketing automation (email, CRM, social media), project management and other collaboration platforms

  • Is an excellent communicator and can build relationships with colleagues, clients, vendors and partners in a remote environment

As a member of the Reputation Ink team, on any given day, you will:

  • Interview a corporate attorney about a recent litigation win, review court documents, write a press release and distribute the release to relevant media contacts

  • Interview an engineer about a project or industry topic, review project information and/or research industry trends, write a blog post or case study and suggest ways to promote it

  • Brainstorm newsworthy pitch angles and article topic ideas

  • Research editorial calendars and build media lists

  • Pitch an attorney, engineer, architect or other professional to serve as a media source on a breaking story

  • Write a wide array of copy for materials such as blog posts, e-books and digital guides, bylined articles, case studies, infographics, websites, SlideShare presentations, press releases, fact sheets, press statements, emails, social media posts and more

  • Create marketing campaigns using marketing automation software, including email drip campaigns, landing pages with “smart” forms, social media scheduling and more

  • Collaborate with and oversee graphic designers, digital animators, videographers and other professionals to develop digital marketing assets

In addition to our work-from-home lifestyle, we offer:  

  • Three weeks paid vacation

  • Health and dental

  • 401(k) company match

Notes:  Due to the high degree of emphasis we place on strong writing skills, we ask candidates who we believe are a strong fit to complete paid freelance writing assignments as part of the interview process.

Apply (or request more information):  To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Michelle King at michelle@rep-ink.com. No phone calls please. See full job posting here: https://www.rep-ink.com/about/careers/current-openings.aspx

With Who:  PORT 32 Marinas

Location:  Charleston, SC

Dates:  Summer 2020

Hours:  10-12 hours per week

Position Description:  We are looking for an intern to assist with our social media marketing efforts, e-newsletter, graphic design, and web design. You will learn the ins and outs of our business and how to make social media a productive part of our overall marketing efforts. This internship is an unpaid position and hours vary. If you are interested, please submit a writing sample, social media sample, your resume, and a cover letter.

Responsibilities:  The Social Media/Marketing Intern would be responsible for the following:

  • Assisting with the creation of content and coordinating social media posts via Facebook, Instagram, etc.
  • Assisting with the development of the e-newsletter content
  • Some graphic design projects
  • Website design (template)
  • Tracking of Media Hits & Paid Ads
  • Distributing Media Releases
  • Attending media or committee meetings as needed
  • Assisting with the implementation of Sales Force database
  • Researching trends and outreach related to the marine industry to ensure that the target audience is reached
  • Performing other duties as assigned by Communications Director or Development Coordinator

Skills:  

  • Experience with Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram required
  • Graphic Design skills
  • Must possess a solid understanding of social media
  • Must display great attention to detail with the ability to juggle multiple platforms simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Flexible and willing to step in and provide hands-on assistance as needed

Qualifications: The right candidate must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in marketing, advertising, communications, business administration, or other similar field.

Application Deadline:  Applications close on April 30th, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Apply (or request more information):  Apply today! Submit your application via the CofC Handshake Portal.

With Who:  Regan Communications Group

Location:  Charleston, SC

Dates:  Summer 2020

Position Description:  Regan Communications – Charleston is seeking two summer communications interns to work directly with the Manager of RCG – Charleston to assist in daily organizational tasks such as helping update media lists, social media management, assist with client prospecting and new business, admin for PR campaigns and events in the Charleston community. Opportunities include, but are not limited to: assisting with marketing & PR campaigns, attending PR events, daily social media posts and building visibility, assisting in production of events and having a pulse on what’s happening in the area. This is a great opportunity to build your skills and work with a company that has regional and national recognition. Must have a positive attitude and the drive to learn and improve your skills. Must have working knowledge of the following: Microsoft Office, Adobe, and a thorough understanding of digital marketing and social platforms.

About Regan Communications – Charleston:  At Regan Communications Group, we help individuals, corporations, hospitality groups, medical and educational institutions, small businesses and nonprofits clarify and claim their brand identity via traditional and new media. We’ve become one of the largest privately-held public relations firms in the nation by truly valuing new and decades-long relationships with clients. We’re a full-service company offering public relations, a complete range of advertising and marketing capabilities, media training, crisis communications, website development, special event management, business networking, sponsorship activation, social media and in-house video and photography production.

Boston, MA – Cape Cod, MA – Providence, RI – New York, NY – Washington, D.C. – New London, CT – Hartford, CT – Charleston, SC – West Palm Beach, FL – Jupiter, FL

Application Deadline:  March 20, 2020

Apply (or request more information):  Submit your resume to Laura Murphy (Account Director) at lmurphy@regancomm.com today!

Volvo Car USA: Seeks Intern: Southern Region (Summer 2020)

By Megan Gould
Posted on 10 February 2020 | 9:59 am — 

With Who:  Volvo Car USA

Location:  Ridgeville, SC

Dates:  Summer 2020

Are you up for a challenge?:   (This is a paid internship.) This is a great opportunity to join a career boosting 10-week program designed around your potential. You will have the opportunity to support different tasks and projects which include weekly learning sessions on various areas in the organization, individual career development supported by your manager and other department team members, out-of-the-office activities as well as fun-competitive events supported by the People Experience team.

The Southern Region team coordinates between our National business functions and our 100 retail partners. It is one of the three sales regions for Volvo Cars USA, stretching over 2,000 miles East to West, over 1,200 miles North to South, and includes 13 states + D.C. The regional office is based in the Charleston area on campus with Volvo Cars U.S. Factory. This is where the S60 luxury sedan is produced for the global market as well as the soon-to-be production location for the next generation XC90 SUV. Our team philosophy is to build trust, transparent communication, and inclusivity with the idea being the team can excel and innovate by working ‘stronger together’. The Southern Region Intern will have an opportunity to learn the full breadth of our field sales operations across our team’s departments in New Car, Pre-Owned/Used, Aftersales/Customer Service, Vehicle Distribution, Marketing, and Network Development.

Do you want to change the world with us? We are looking for undergraduates who are full of energy, committed to success and eager to make a difference. We’re looking for team members who have the ability to drive results, has strong work ethic, and shows initiative. You need to be organized, agile, and curious to discover opportunities in a constantly changing business environment.

As an intern, you are results-oriented and committed to go the extra mile. We believe you are a great networker, and communicator. You are a team-player with a positive attitude, interested in developing yourself, others, and our business.

In order to be considered for this program, you need to be currently enrolled in a related Undergraduate degree program as a rising, Junior, Senior or anticipate graduating within the calendar year. Program is set to begin early June 2020.

Application Deadline:  Applications close on May 4th, 2020 at 1:35 pm

Apply (or request more information):  Apply today! See full internship posting and submit your application via the CofC Handshake Portal.

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