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2019 Summer Internship (Oakland, CA)

By Nicole Russo
Posted on 17 January 2019 | 10:37 am — 

Summer Internship with the Port of Oakland

The Port of Oakland invites talented, highly motivated and aspiring college students to apply for a paid summer internship opportunity. We will offer 19 internship opportunities in a variety of fields: Aviation, Communications, Community Relations, Contract Compliance, Engineering, Governmental Affairs, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Maritime Marketing, Risk Management and Social Responsibility.

Please note of the following deadlines:

1) Online applications and resumes will be due by 5:00 pm (PST) on Friday, March 1, 2019.

2) Transcripts and letters of recommendation must be received by Port staff by 9:00 am (PST) on Friday, March 8, 2019.

Program Objectives

Interns will gain professional work experience and exposure to the Port of Oakland’s three business lines and operations; develop an understanding of the Port of Oakland’s mission and business objectives; and interact with the Port team, including senior leadership, as well as internal and external stakeholders. Interns will perform a wide range of critical assignments and projects that vary from general administrative to technical and project-based. The varied expertise and skills of Port staff allows interns to gain insight into a wide range of public sector careers.

Interns will have the ability to showcase and strengthen skills, like organization, planning, time management, working relationships, decision-making, oral and written communication, adaptability, and analytical ability. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including MS Outlook, MS Word, and MS Excel is required. Interns will also have the opportunity to participate in various activities, workshops and trainings to broaden their experience.

Minimum Qualifications

Please review all the minimum qualifications before applying. Please make sure that you meet all requirements.


  • Reside in the San Francisco Bay Area during the internship period. SF/Bay Area includes these nine counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma.
  • Preference given to residents of Alameda and Contra Costa counties


  • Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be currently enrolled in and attending college, with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Copies of college transcripts dated within the last term are required.

Letters of Recommendation

  • Two (2) letters of recommendation (One letter must be signed by a school counselor/official.) Letters of recommendation dated within the past 12 months from the date of application will be accepted.


  • Please upload and attach a current resume with your online application.
  • Applicants will not be able to submit the online application without a resume.

Selection Process

Applicants will be allowed to select up to three (3) internship offerings. All applicants that meet the eligibility requirements will be offered an interview with one of their top three choices, based on the selection by the Summer Internship Program Committee’s review of the most qualified applicants.

If you are selected to interview with one of your alternate choices and decide you are not interested, you are welcome to discontinue the process of applying for a summer college internship opportunity with the Port of Oakland. Please note that the most qualified applicants will only be scheduled for one interview.

The final selection of interns is based on a thorough review of the applications and the interview results.

Hiring of interns is also subject to verification that students do not have prior membership in the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CALPERS).

Program Operations

Selected interns are expected to commit to the entire nine (9) week internship period from Tuesday, June 18, 2019 through Friday, August 16, 2019. Consideration will be given to students who need to return to school early on a case-by-case basis. Please note any scheduling conflicts during the initial application process.

To view internship description and apply, visit:

Marketing Intern

By Nicole Russo
Posted on 17 January 2019 | 10:27 am — 

Marketing Internship with the Center for Competitive Management

Who we are:

C4CM is a leading provider of professional education, serving Fortune 500 companies with targeted, timely training and information. We offer live and on-demand webinars, in-depth reports, and e-learning courses in soft skills, corporate finance, human resources, law firms and female professional development, all via an e-commerce platform (aka a website). We’re a lean team, and we all work remotely. While small, we get a lot done.

Why work with us:

You’ll get serious experience. There’s no coffee making here. As a marketing intern, you’ll be working directly with the head of Marketing to develop marketing campaigns, segment lists, and develop social media outreach.

We rely heavily on email, so you’ll be immersed in our EMS, building out and populating automated series, split testing, and working towards the best ROI.

You’ll be deeply involved in our social media outreach as well, assisting with content marketing via these channels.

And of course, beyond the execution of what we’re already doing, we want to hear your ideas. If you have thoughts – share them. We’re small and we move fast – we’re willing to try things out.

Who you are:

You’re smart, engaged, and willing to learn how we do things. You’re able to work extremely well on your own, although you will be meeting with either the owner or the marketer on a regular basis. You communicate exceptionally well in all channels – in person, via slack, emails, phone, etc. You have ideas and want to put them into practice.

You can take ownership of work streams and collaborate openly and effectively. You definitely have the ability to meet deadlines without excessive micromanagement.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with marketing head to manage day-to-day marketing activities. Included but not limited to: email marketing, social media, SEO, and search engine marketing.
  • Writing ad copy, banner ads, landing pages and keyword development
  • Build target lists for campaigns
  • Opportunity to manage a small media budget
  • Track the growth and the impact of campaigns to our business and report findings to team
  • Apply strong analytical, critical thinking, and communication skills to daily tasks
  • Proactively identify issues, escalates when appropriate and develops creative solutions

 The Fine Print

  • Currently enrolled in college pursuing an undergraduate degree in a related field (e.g. Communications, Marketing, etc.)
  • Available 15 – 20 hours per week
  • Some experience in digital advertising, blogging, SEO and social media are highly valued.
  • Ideal candidates must be passionate about the internet and marketing online and offline.
  • Must have experience with Excel and Word.
  • Has a passion and natural curiosity for learning
  • Works effectively independently and remotely
  • Has access to reliable high-speed internet for remote work
  • Structured and well-organized: Ability to think ahead, track deliverables, and manage projects with collaborative tools

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IMPACT Marketing Intern (Summer 2019)

By Nicole Russo
Posted on 16 January 2019 | 10:26 am — 

Marketing Internship with the United States Golf Association (Liberty Corner, NJ)

Are you looking to join a dynamic team that works together to promote and conserve the true spirit of the game of golf? As an intern on the Marketing Team, you will have the unique opportunity to learn how the USGA operates as a brand. You will also have the opportunity to get hands on experience with a variety of projects – from supporting our championships to helping us develop programs that support the health of the game.

This IMPACT Internship will also feature a Professional Development focus where you will have an opportunity to participate in Panel Discussions (Leadership & Former Interns), learn more about our broader organization by being exposed to “Day in the Life of” job overviews, participating in community service and social activities, and the opportunity to complete and present a capstone project for senior leaders and management.

What you can expect:

  • Cross-functional exposure to the USGA and our strategy & approach towards customer communications
  • Exposure to all aspects of the USGA and the role of the “Marketing team”
  • Opportunity to learn more about various marketing channels (OOH, Print, Email, Direct mail, Social Media, etc.)
  • Specific responsibilities to include work across the Open Championships (U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open, U.S. Senior Open, U.S. Senior Women’s Open), in addition to other USGA Programs (i.e. PLAY9, Handicapping, Rules)

What you bring to the USGA:

  • Current junior or senior in college, or Grad student
  • Strong organizational, planning, communication, presentation and written skills
  • Creative thinker and problem-solver
  • Proficient in creating presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Collaborative approach tackling group projects
  • Knowledge of different advertising mediums and social marketing platforms
  • Interest in golf/sports preferred

To view the internship description and apply, visit:

Social Media and Marketing Intern

By Nicole Russo
Posted on 14 January 2019 | 12:01 pm — 

Social Media and Marketing Internship with Pet Helpers (Spring 2019)

Description and Learning Objective: Pet Helpers seeks a dynamic intern to assist social media and marketing efforts. This internship is a great opportunity to learn about social media and marketing while working for a well-respected non-profit organization.

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


  • Social media posts and additional marketing materials to reach the Pet Helpers audience.
  • Take photos of new animals that enter the shelter and share throughout social media through daily unique posts and videos.
  • Collaboration with departments on new ideas to reach target audiences (ie ACTS, Shelter Director, Fund-Development Manager, Adoptions Manager).
  • Organization and maintenance of photos and images we frequently utilize for community outreach, which will result in a photo library.
  • Performing data analysis of social medial, determine the effectiveness of which types of postings are more effective, raise more money, etc.
  • Administrative duties as needed to assist the admin office.


  • Enrolled in third or fourth year of an undergraduate degree in Marketing/Communications or Public Relations; available 12-15 hours per week
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented; professional and effective communications, both written and oral
  • Excellent computer skills with experience in social media and Microsoft Office
  • The ability to work independently and with team members
  • Dependability, flexibility; the ability to work well under pressure
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of Pet Helpers

To apply, please send your resume to Carrie Browning-Perez, Marketing Manager for Pet Helpers, at

Marketing Internship (Summer 2019)

By Nicole Russo
Posted on 14 January 2019 | 11:44 am — 

Marketing Internship with Reynolds Consumer Products (Lake Forest, IL)


As a Marketing Intern, you will apply your passion for marketing and assist on special marketing projects. The Intern will be working 40 hours a week for approximately 10-12 weeks. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Build on classroom learning through paid work directly related to your field of study
  • Analyze business performance across product lines and provide recommendations to the team
  • Develop templates in Power BI to help the team identify insights to drive decision making
  • Support marketing initiatives (i.e. packaging development, promotions, advertising)
  • Additional projects as assigned

Ultimately, you will gain practical knowledge from professionals to get a jump-start on your career and will be able to make significant contributions to our company.

Required Qualifications

  • Current enrollment in a college program pursuing a BA/BS degree in a related field
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • At least a sophomore standing, or at least two years of coursework completed
  • Demonstrated time-management skills through extracurricular activities
  • Excellent capabilities in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel and Power BI

Desired Qualifications

  • Prior work experience
  • Completion of Junior year in your Bachelors program

Local candidates only, no relocation assistance available.

To view internship description and apply, visit:

Marketing Innovation Internship (Summer 2019)

By Nicole Russo
Posted on 14 January 2019 | 11:42 am — 

Marketing Innovation Internship with Reynolds Consumer Products (Lake Forest, IL)


As a Marketing Innovation Intern, you’ll apply your passion for marketing and new product development while contributing to several key projects. The intern will be working 28-32 hours per week for approximately 10-12 weeks. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Build on classroom learning through paid work directly related to your chosen field of study
  • Apply market research data to form insights related to new product development
  • Gain exposure to qualitative research methods to inform design of new products
  • Execute new product development tasks on key projects
  • Gain experience interacting with cross-functional disciplines of finance, engineering and operations within the NPD framework
  • Learn about the company’s stage gate process and how to develop a new product pipeline
  • Contribute to the 2020 NPD Sales Kit
  • Additional projects as assigned

Ultimately, you will gain practical knowledge from professionals to get a jump-start on your career and will be able to make significant contributions to our company.

Desired Leadership Competencies    

  • Results Driven
  • Critical Decision Maker
  • Customer-focused
  • Big picture thinker

Required Qualifications

  • Current enrollment in a college program pursuing a BA/BS degree in a related field
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • At least a sophomore standing, or at least two years of coursework completed
  • Demonstrated time-management skills through extracurricular activities
  • Excellent capabilities in Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Power BI

Desired Qualifications

  • Prior work experience
  • Completion of Junior year in your Bachelors program

Local candidates only, no relocation assistance available.

To view internship description and apply, visit:

Marketing, Communications, and Operations Internship

By Nicole Russo
Posted on 14 January 2019 | 10:19 am — 

Marketing, Communications, and Operations Internship with Indigo & Cotton (Charleston)

Indigo & Cotton is looking for an intelligent, motivated, and hardworking individual wanting to immerse themselves in a detail oriented and creatively driven environment. Indigo & Cotton is a Charleston-based independent menswear boutique featuring a well-edited collection of designers from the U.S., Europe, and Japan. Located on Cannon Street in downtown Charleston, the seven year-old store has built a reputation as a shopping destination and was selected as part of the GQ 100 Top Men’s Stores in America.


  • Customer relations
  • Assisting in store/e-commerce operations
  • Shipping/receiving operations
  • Contributing to social media platforms
  • Day-to-day store upkeep
  • Inventory management
  • Assisting in planning for collaborative store events
  • Assisting in planning editorial photoshoots

Required Qualifications:

  • Interest in men’s fashion
  • Working knowledge of Apple and Google Drive applications
  • Excellent communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Retail/customer service experience
  • Photography, videography, or graphic design skills
  • Interest in visual arts

Schedule: Flexible (10-15 hours per week)

If interested, please send all inquiries to

Spring or Summer 2019 Marketing & Communications Internship

By Nicole Russo
Posted on 9 January 2019 | 11:22 am — 

Marketing & Communications Internship with Trident United Way (Charleston)

Trident United Way, the Tri-County region’s only community connector that strategically and sustainably leverages human and financial resources to improve education, financial stability and health so that our entire community can thrive, is seeking a Marketing and Communications intern for the spring or summer semester for up to 20 hours per week.


The Marketing & Communications division of Trident United Way performs the full spectrum of communications functions including – graphic design, public relations, social media, media relations, publications, marketing, advertising, support events and website management. This is an internship within Trident United Way’s Marketing & Communications department within the Communications & Volunteer Engagement division. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the Marketing & Communications team members with inbound marketing requests from other divisions as well as helping us execute our strategies – including creating graphics, making website updates, creating content for e-newsletter, collateral materials, proofreading and more.
  • Collaboration on design projects resulting in clear, engaging graphics and brand identity compliant communications. Projects may include branded collateral materials, video, direct mail pieces, website and social media graphics, posters, flyers, special event photos and other marketing materials as needed.
  • Maintain email opt-outs and sign-ups for E-newsletter in CRM Database and Constant Contact
  • Work closely with Marketing & Communications division team members to translate Trident United Way’s messaging concepts into marketing materials
  • Assist with editing, proof reading and communication of changes on projects that originate with our agency or other graphic designer
  • Assist in scheduling social media content and monitoring social media platforms
  • Assist with writing/editing content for quarterly E-newsletter


  • Minimum of two semesters of major-related course work completed in one of the following: Graphic Design, Public Relations, Communications or related field preferred
  • Exceptional organization skills and detail-orientation
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to manage work flow to meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Working-knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Experience managing a non-personal Twitter or Facebook account preferred
  • Minimum of 12 weeks commitment required
  • Ability to work 20 hours per week largely during normal business hours of 8:30AM- 5:00PM
  • Ability to occasionally work outside of regular business hours of 8:30AM- 5:00PM
  • Must have reliable transportation

Learning Objectives

  • Successfully author copy for written materials and construct images to create engaging, mission-focused messaging on for use in collateral materials
  • Develop a keen eye for branding standards and consistency
  • Successfully advance graphic projects by editing, creating/enhancing graphics and produce a finished product
  • Enhance the experience for TUW.ORG website users by editing pages and maintaining assets in the content management system
  • Identify and implement the elements of social media strategy coordinated across multiple platforms
  • Gain an introductory understanding of nonprofit communications, philanthropy and issues of education, financial stability and health in the local community


  • Build your portfolio of work
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Great networking opportunity
  • Intern may be eligible for college credits
  • Be part of a leading Tri-County region nonprofit organization
  • Professional mentoring
  • Upon successful completion of the internship you may be eligible for a $1000 stipend

To apply, visit:

Summer 2019 Communications Internship in Washington, DC

By Nicole Russo
Posted on 9 January 2019 | 11:03 am — 

Communications Internship with Partnership for Public Service

The Partnership for Public Service, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to ensure the federal government is dynamic, innovative and that it effectively serves the American people, is seeking a communications intern for the summer.

The Partnership’s communication efforts are designed to change public perceptions, educate the public about the need for a high-performing government and help connect citizens to their government. In addition, the Communications team ensures that Partnership programs and activities are heard, understood and are actionable.


The Communications interns are an integral member of the Communications team and assist with writing, editing and brainstorming new ideas. These interns generate the Partnership’s daily electronic newsletter, help the team plan and execute events from start to finish, including the Partnership’s annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, manage the Partnership’s social media outreach including Twitter and Facebook, and assist with email marketing, event invitations and constituent database.


The ideal candidate is outgoing, detail-oriented, a team player and has excellent writing, organization and public speaking skills. You will have the opportunity to develop marketing experience by representing the Partnership to the public and also gain experience using CRM and email marketing systems. Undergraduate students, graduate students and recent graduates are all encouraged to apply.


  • Full-time interns with an undergraduate or graduate degree will receive $1,000 per month
  • Full-time interns who are currently undergraduate students will receive $800 per month
  • Part time intern compensation will be pro-rated accordingly

How to Apply

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Summer Marketing/PR Internship in Naples, FL

By Nicole Russo
Posted on 9 January 2019 | 9:52 am — 

Marketing/PR Internship with Naples Zoo

Naples Zoo is seeking an intern to assist the Director of Marketing and PR with planning and execution of strategy in a fast-paced team environment. This internship will provide broad experience in various aspects of marketing for a non-profit organization. You will be required to complete either an observation based research project or other deliverable as determined by internship area and mentor in addition to completing daily journal entries that will be turned in and reviewed monthly.


  • Assist in the creation of signage, circulars, e-mail campaigns, on line promotion, etc.
  • Assist in the distribution or delivery of marketing materials
  • Assist with fulfillment of marketing offers
  • Perform analysis of marketing and sales data
  • Open and sort mail
  • Provide support to social media efforts/campaigns
  • Maintain tracking report of public relations activity
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Minimum 1 year of college with 2.5/4.0 overall GPA.
  • Must submit to drug testing prior to start of internship and prove clear throughout internship
  • Ability to write and speak English fluently
  • Must be majoring in Sales, Marketing or Advertising
  • Able to work nights and weekends if needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with extensive knowledge of Web and social media. PowerPoint, Word and Excel experience is a bonus
  • Minimum of 3 days a week and at least 240 hours

Additional Notes

Interns will be expected and required to interact with a diverse team of animal programs staff, interns, volunteers and guests. Interns will be expected to follow the directions of paid staff for their personal safety and safety/care of all animals. Interns will be expected to work irregular schedules including weekends and holidays if applicable during placement.

The deadline to apply is February 25th.

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