CofC Logo

Archives For Internships

Citrix: Seeks Communications Summer Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 18 September 2019 | 9:14 am — 

With Who:  Citrix

Location:  Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Dates:  Summer 2020

Position Description:  This is a paid internship. Citrix is currently looking for a Communications Intern for the summer of 2020. As part of the Worldwide Sales Enablement department, this creative, energetic person will primarily provide tactical support for the development and production of internal communications videos, internal newsletters, event logistics, and other communications projects as needed. They will also support additional enablement activities as needed by the department.


  • Tactical support for the day-to-day execution of internal communication programs directed to the Worldwide Sales organization
  • Ensure all activities and deliverables are completed on time with exceptional quality
  • Provide off-camera support for the team’s video productions
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute a biweekly internal newsletter
  • Assist with logistics for events including training sessions, briefings, webinars, and management meetings
  • Organize people, tasks, and project timeline to accomplish scheduled project goals
  • Work with a variety of Citrix teams (Sales Effectiveness, Sales Tools, Field Sales, Inside Sales, Product Marketing, Corporate Marketing, Customer Care, Consulting, Education, and Channel Sales) to support the delivery of communications
  • Develop general knowledge of Citrix messaging, sales processes, and techniques
  • Propose new ideas to keep our target audience engaged and informed and to increase viewership within our target audience
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a part of a team
  • Strong customer service skills


  • Currently enrolled student at an accredited college or university working towards a bachelor’s or master’s degree; Communications major preferred
  • Passion or interest in marketing, communications, graphic design, and/or video production
  • Solid communications skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to move quick and learn fast
  • Demonstrate effective task follow-through via email and phone calls

Application Deadline:   Applications close on December 31, 2019 at 11:35 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

Community Catalyst: Seeking Communications Summer Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 18 September 2019 | 9:11 am — 

With Who:  Community Catalyst

Location:  Boston, Massachusetts

Dates:  Summer 2020 or Fall 2020

Position Description:  This is a paid internship. We seek a highly motivated Communications Intern to support the Community Catalyst Communications Team and communications work throughout the organization, with a specific focus on the organization’s online communication. We are seeking a full- or part-time undergraduate or graduate student with a strong interest in supporting the advocacy work of Community Catalyst and learning more about the nexus between health policy and communications work.

This is a paid internship lasting approximately twelve weeks/sixteen weeks (Summer/Fall), with negotiable start and end dates.


  • Daily email preparation with top health care news articles to more than 2,000 subscribers
  • Monitoring and creating content for Twitter and Facebook
  • Produce and edit posts for Community Catalyst’s newsletter and blog
  • Provide writing, design and editing support for the organization’s publications
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Must be a full or part-time student currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
  • Preference for students majoring in Communications or Journalism or planning for a career in a communications-related field after graduation
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Familiarity with social media platforms (Twitter and Facebook)
  • The ability to brainstorm, juggle multiple responsibilities at once
  • Ability to work both independently and on a team
  • Strong communication skills, including an openness to feedback
  • Commitment to social justice and experience in social change activism
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft suite of products (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Application Deadline:   Applications close on September 27, 2019 at 4:35 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

BNSF Railway: Seeking Corporate Communications Summer Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 18 September 2019 | 9:07 am — 

With Who:  BNSF Railway

Location:  Fort Worth, Texas

Dates:  Summer 2020

Position Description:  This is a paid internship. 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.


  • 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

Specific Requirement:  

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work.
  • If you are invited to interview in person, please bring your portfolio with you for the interview.

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, EXCLUDEinternships 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, 2021.
  • Pursuit of a degree in Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism OR a similar program
  • Proven leadership experience and excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with Word, Adobe Acrobat, PhotoShop, Excel and Publisher

Application Deadline:   Applications close on December 11, 2019 at 10:30 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

Allegion: Seeks Global Corporate Communications Summer Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 18 September 2019 | 9:01 am — 

With Who:  Allegion

Location:  Carmel, Indiana

Dates:  Summer 2020

Position Description:  This is a paid internship. As a Global Corporate Communications intern, you will rotate through the full Corporate Communications department, supporting work for a variety of global audiences over the course of the summer. Allegion’s Corporate Communications team is responsible for promoting and protecting the Allegion brand around the globe. Through brand management, content marketing, digital marketing, media relations, government relations and employee communications, the corporate communications team works cross-functionally with nearly every department in the company. If you are seeking a summer experience that offers meaningful projects, learning opportunities, professional development and an opportunity to build strong relationships with your peers and leaders, Allegion is the right place for you!

What You Will Do:  

  • Build target lists of media and government influencers
  • Coordinate events
  • Draft news releases, talking points, and pitches for media and executive public appearances
  • Update Allegion brand guidelines
  • Investigate, interview, and write articles for intranet and internal/employee publications
  • Write and monitor social media content
  • Write and develop promotional copy/content, including for video
  • Edit content using Associated Press style guidelines and Allegion brand guidelines
  • Populate new intranet platform with existing content
  • Write and implement stakeholder surveys regarding engagement and user experience of company intranet
  • Obtain the experience to create a foundation for growth and future opportunities with Allegion

What You Need to Succeed:  

  • Pursuing a BS degree with an educational focus in marketing, communications, telecommunications, journalism, digital marketing or a related field
  • Sophomore year must be complete by the start of the summer internship program
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and initiative e.g. school club officer, sports team captain, resident advisor, leadership on school or work projects, etc.
  • Strong business writing and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience in content development for public relations, social media and digital marketing
  • Graphic design basics (Adobe Creative Suite, i.e., InDesign and Photoshop or a similar platform)
  • Fluency in AP style guidelines
  • Basic knowledge of integrated marketing communications
  • Preferred cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and some work experience

What You’ll Get From Us:  

  • An opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team that collaborates on real, hands-on projects
  • Professional Growth through exposure to our executive team, leadership-led lunch & learn sessions and mentor/mentee relationships
  • Meaningful time with your peers through Allegion sponsored activities such as picnics, sporting events and community service projects allowing you to “Serve Others, Not Yourself”

Application Deadline:   Applications close on December 31, 2019 at 5:00 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

Office of Congressman Joe Cunningham: Seeking Interns

By Megan Gould
Posted on 14 September 2019 | 6:11 pm — 

With Who:  Office of Congressman Joe Cunningham (Mt. Pleasant and Beaufort offices)

Dates:  Fall 2019 Semester

Position Description:  The Office of Congressman Joe Cunningham (SC-01) is seeking interns for the Fall of 2019 in the Mt. Pleasant and Beaufort offices. The ideal candidate is a current college student or recent graduate who has a strong work ethic, excellent customer service skills, and an attention to detail. Qualified candidates will also need strong oral and written communication skills and be able to work well in a team environment.

Tasks Include:  

  • answering the phones
  • handling incoming and outgoing mail and email
  • staffing Congressional visits
  • addressing constituent concerns
  • attending city, county, and community meetings
  • submitting detailed weekly reports
  • assist Field Representatives and Case Workers
  • updating constituent service database

Apply:  Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to with “Fall 2019 Intern” in the subject line. Please indicate expected start and end dates as well as hours available to work in your cover letter.  The office will work with current students to receive college credits.

Obviouslee Marketing: Seeking Marketing Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 13 September 2019 | 1:03 pm — 

With Who:  Obviouslee Marketing

Dates:  Fall 2019 Semester

Position Description:  Obviouslee Marketing is on the hunt for a badass Marketing Intern to join our Charleston, SC location. An enthusiastic, ready to learn attitude is a must. Working knowledge of all social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Youtube + more), good (really good) writing skills, ability to work independently and take initiative to complete tasks in a timely manner. Will be working on:

  • Writing blog posts
  • Tracking media placements
  • Creating social media content
  • Client and competitive research
  • Website management
  • Drafting press releases
  • Assisting in event production

Apply:  Interested, or have questions? Email Ashley Jolly directly at

Eunoia Rescue: Seeks Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 13 September 2019 | 11:08 am — 

With Who:  Eunoia Rescue

Dates:  3-6 months, with potential to extend

Tasks Include, But not Limited To: 

  • Scheduling and managing events.
  • Responding to phone calls, e-mails, Facebook messages, etc.
  • Growing Eunoia Rescue’s social media presence.
  • Balancing incoming and outgoing finances.
  • Managing requests of foster parents, adopters, volunteers, etc.
  • Transporting animals (mainly dogs) to and from vet appointments, foster homes, events, etc.
  • Cleaning, organizing, and maintaining Eunoia Rescue headquarters.
  • Research and write grant proposals, corporate proposals, etc.


  • Current driver’s license.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms.
  • Strong and self-motivated work ethic.
  • Able to adapt appropriately in different social situations.
  • Follows directions accordingly.
  • Not afraid of manual labor.
  • Must love animals (specifically dogs).

Apply:  Email Alicia Williams at with your resume and a cover letter.

Arcadia Publishing: Seeks Projects and Development Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 13 September 2019 | 11:00 am — 

With Who:  Arcadia Publishing (Mount Pleasant)

Position Description:  This is a paid internship. The Projects and Development intern will work with corresponding Arcadia management on projects and initiatives that combine digital marketing, strategy, and book publishing operations. The ideal candidate should have an interest in business, media, and have excellent written communication skills. Experience in WordPress and MailChimp are a plus.

Candidate will gain experience in:
  • Data gathering and analysis
  • Project-based revenue assessment
  • Contract negotiation
  • Publicity and Content Marketing
  • Project & Product Management
  • Market Research
  • Prospecting and Lead Qualification

Application Deadline:  Applications close on September 16, 2019 at 8:00 AM.

Apply:  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

JMC Charleston, LLC: Seeking Special Events Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 13 September 2019 | 10:56 am — 

With Who:  JMC Charleston, LLC (Charleston)

Hours:  10-15 hours per week

Position Description:  This is a paid internship.

  • Work on Assigned Projects that tie into your goals as an Intern. Projects could include:
    • Social Media
    • Website – blog writing and story theme creation
    • Represent JMC Charleston at industry events
  • Assist in marketing efforts with local and national clients
  • Assist with office administration work.
  • Answer incoming office phones.
    • Communicate all messages to appropriate JMC contact.
  • Check venue availability.
  • Add or remove holds on specific venues.
  • Organize event binders and compile all information in their respective binder tabs.
  • Attend office administration meetings.
  • This will include meetings with potential and or current clients of JMC Charleston.
  • Attend events being put on by JMC Charleston.
    • Assist with set-up and break-down during event production.
    • Oversee event in its entirety.
    • Weekend labor may be required.
  • Conservative Dress Attire may be required including close toed shoes for ladies, no visible tattoos, no face piercings except for ears, shoulders covered for ladies.
  • Help organize and oversee warehouse material.
    • Assist in cleaning warehouse items used during events.
  • Interns ensure that all items are placed back in their respective places upon return from an event.
  • Communicate with off-site vendors keeping a record of day, time, event, who you spoke with and reason for the call.
    • Including: Catering Companies, Event Rental Companies, Bar Services, Venues, Etc.

Apply:  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

Seaboard Traders of South Carolina: Seeking Design Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 13 September 2019 | 10:47 am — 

With Who:  Seaboard Traders of South Carolina (Charleston)

Hours:  Up to 16 hours a week (4-8 per week onsite, 4-8 per week remotely)

Position Description:  This is a paid internship. SBT is a promotions company that manufactures custom shirts, caps, hoodies, bathing suits, backpacks, etc. The company has launched a new brand and has text sayings that need creative minds to design interesting iterations to print or embroider them on products. The intern will interact with management on design and marketing ideas and participate in customer meetings where design input is required. The environment is low key and fun. Additional opportunity to learn and participate in new product launches is optional as well. Interns would work 4-8 hours per week on site and 4-8 hours per week remotely on design. Interns should be creative and have a background in Photoshop.

Application Deadline:  December 28, 2019 at 8:15 AM

Apply:  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

Skip to toolbar