Internships

*If you have applied for any of these internships, email shsjc@hamptonu.edu to let us know!

2024 Summer Virginia Space Grant Consortium Media Internship

Deadline: April 12, 2024 

Period of Performance: Select Weeks From June 10 to August 9, 2024 

Pay: $15/hour

Position Description: VSGC media interns will support the media specialist and communications program coordinator in documenting and sharing the work that VSGC is doing with students and educators at NASA, Virginia colleges and universities, and science museums. The ideal candidate for this internship position will have photography and videography skills, communication skills, social media skills, an understanding of professionalism, and a grasp on time management. Here are some links to examples: https://www.youtube.com/@VirginiaSpaceGrantConsortium and https://www.flickr.com/photos/100507224@N04/albums

Daily and Weekly Responsibilities: Capture photos and videos during assigned events, store, edit, and post-process video and photographs, upload media to various sharing platform, produce videos

Skills and Qualifications: Current college/university student, working knowledge of DSLR cameras for both photo and video, proficient with video editing techniques and photo post-processing techniques, ability to pass a NASA security review to obtain a NASA badge to access NASA, flexibility with weekend and evening work and overnight travel (mileage will be reimbursed and appropriate overtime will be paid)

To learn more and apply: Qualtrics Survey | Qualtrics Experience Management

WUNC (North Carolina Public Radio) Newsroom Internship

Deadline: April 22, 2024 

WUNC Radio provides quality news, information and entertainment programming to a broad listening audience that includes North Carolina, the United States and the world. WUNC serves North Carolinians from Greensboro to the Outer Banks through a network of seven stations.

North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC is hiring an intern as a news reporter. The position is paid, and will be under the supervision of our Daily News Editor. This internship will be for the Summer with possibilities to extend to the Fall.

The news intern will be responsible for writing and producing audio and digital stories for our daily broadcast newscasts as well as online platforms. They will have opportunities to complete feature stories, as time allows. They may also perform administrative tasks or duties as assigned. Students are asked to dedicate one or two days a week during regular business hours preferred (Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.).

The position will be in-person with some possibilities for hybrid/remote work. A computer will be provided. The salary is $18 per hour. The position is expected to start in May.

Minimum Education & Experience Required: High school diploma or equivalency and completion of a two-year technical school program in electronics; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

This position is open to currently enrolled students and recent graduates. High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Journalism and radio experience preferred.

To learn more and apply: UNC-Chapel Hill Employment Opportunities | WUNC Newsroom Intern 

Haitian Times Summer Internship

Deadline: April 26, 2024 

Internship General Assignment Reporter (NYC)

Job Description

The Haitian Times, an English-language digital news publication based in Brooklyn, NY, is seeking a General Assignment Intern to join its team in New York during the summer. Our mission is to provide nuanced reporting about Haiti, chronicle the journey of Haitian Americans across the U.S., and elevate emerging journalists into highly skilled, ethical practitioners of the trade.

As a General Assignment Intern, you will pitch, report and write compelling stories about Haitian communities in the New York City area, primarily in Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island and parts of New Jersey to help us tell our audience how Haitians are navigating life in America. 

The ideal candidate has a passion for news and the ability to work collaboratively with team members in a fast-paced environment. To be successful, you must be a critical thinker and have solid interviewing, research and writing skills. You must also be able to create multi-media packages to accompany stories on haitiantimes.com  and social platforms. 

Qualifications

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, newsroom¬†
  • A self-starter with a strong drive for enterprise and a hunger to get published
  • Experience with Google Drive, WordPress (or other CMS) and social media platforms
  • Basic photo capturing and editing skills¬†
  • Fluency in Creole, HTML knowledge preferred, but not required
  • A strong journalism or writing background is preferred

*Remote options available. $500 stipend.

To apply: Send your resume and 3-5 samples (as attachments or portfolio links) to submissions@haitiantimes.com with the subject line: GA Intern Application.

Grow Summer Internship

Deadline: April 28, 2024 

Grow, a digital advertising agency in Downtown Norfolk,¬†is seeking interns for a paid summer internship program running from June 3 to August 9, 2024. Internships are available on each of our core teams ‚Äď Creative, Development, Client Engagement, and Production.¬†

Grow creates digital experiences people love for the world’s leading brands, including Google, adidas, Diageo, and more. We’re inspired by the intersection of creativity and technology, and driven to create new possibilities in that space. As a Grow Intern, you’ll have an opportunity to experience meaningful work in your area of interest, develop new skills, and build relationships across our agency.

Some of the many benefits of the program include:

  • A dedicated mentor
  • Opportunity to shadow each role within your department
  • A mix of both internal and client-facing work, to include things like creating pitch decks, attending brainstorms and other meetings, asset creation, prototypes, QA, and more
  • Work on an individual project chosen by you and your mentor
  • Access to all of Grow‚Äôs office perks, including an open, collaborative environment, the latest in technology and equipment, cold brew on tap, a fully stocked kitchen, and catered lunches
  • Access to all events hosted by Assembly, a unique campus of creators and innovators where we are located

Complimentary enrollment in LiveNFK, a program designed specifically for interns and seasonal associates to network and experience what it’s like to live, work and play in Norfolk and the region.

This is a paid internship in our downtown Norfolk, VA office. Selected interns will be paid $720/week and expected to work 40 hours/week.

To learn more and apply: Grow РSummer Internships 

Warner Music Group Summer Internship

Deadline: May 24, 2024 

Warner Music Group’s Emerging Talent Associate Program (ETA) is a paid internship designed to give individuals real-world experience in the music industry. This multidimensional, hands-on experience begins with matching potential ETAs to specific departments across WMG and supporting their development through a variety of programming and events. Below is the link to the application.

To learn more and apply: Emerging Talent. Future Leaders. ‚Äď Warner Music Group

CooperSurgical Summer 2024 Internship Program

Deadline: Rolling

CooperSurgical is offering summer internships at our Trumbull, CT location from May 20th to August 9th. This is a unique opportunity for students and recent graduates to gain hands-on experience in a dynamic and innovative environment. If your contacts do not reside in Trumbull, we are pleased to offer a summer housing stipend to qualified candidates to support their accommodation needs.

Internship Opportunities

CooperSurgical currently has open positions in various departments, including Marketing, Engineering, Corporate Communications, and Human Resources Talent Acquisition. Links to some specific roles are below:

We believe that these roles will provide valuable experiences and insights into the workings of a leading healthcare company. As an intern at CooperSurgical, individuals will have the opportunity to contribute to meaningful projects, collaborate with professionals in their respective fields, and build a foundation for their future careers.

To view the details of each role and to apply, interested candidates can visit our website: Search Jobs РCooperCompanies Careers 

Cox Enterprises – Corporate Communications Internship (Summer 2024)

Deadline: Rolling 

The Content team in Corporate Communications is seeking a summer intern to assist with developing content for various Cox Enterprises channels. The position is hybrid, with some remote and some in-person work at our headquarters in Atlanta.

Cox Enterprises’ Corporate Communications team tells Cox’s purpose-driven story through a variety of channels, both internally to our employees and externally to our customers, communities and potential business partners.

Our businesses create value by working to solve crucial connectivity, transportation mobility and sustainability challenges, underpinned by our Purpose to ‚ÄúEmpower people today to build a better future for the next generation.‚ÄĚ Our job as communicators is to tell that story in clear, concise ways that engage and energize a variety of audiences and stakeholders and inspire them to act.

Our content is featured on various digital and analog channels, including social media, our company website (Coxenterprises.com), our employee intranet (InsideCox.com) and our all-employee magazine, Inside Cox.

The Content team in Corporate Communications is seeking a summer intern to assist with developing content for various Cox Enterprises channels. The position is hybrid, with some remote and some in-person work at our headquarters in Atlanta.

The ideal candidate possesses the following:

Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong writer and editor/strong command of language
  • A passion for storytelling
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Teams and Excel
  • Social media savvy
  • Awareness of current events

Attributes

  • Positive attitude
  • Creative thinker
  • Problem solver
  • Intellectual curiosity and willingness to learn new things
  • Ability to collaborate and work well with others
  • An interest in learning how businesses engage employees through communications, including an interest in measuring results
  • Ability to manage time and juggle multiple priorities to execute high-quality deliverables.

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a related degree program such as public relations, journalism, English, marketing, corporate communications and/or related field.
  • Demonstrated interest in communications as a career (e.g. previous internship, current or past work or volunteer experience, educational studies).

** Note: Intern/Co-Op sessions are considered temporary employment. No full-time employment commitments are made. However, depending on our business needs, some interns may be considered for a full-time position following the conclusion of the session conditioned upon the intern graduating from their academic program and being available to commence full-time employment at a specified time.

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses ‚Äď which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications ‚Äď is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today!¬†

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Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer РAll qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To learn more and apply: Corporate Communications Content Intern- Summer 2024 | Cox Careers 

Monumental Sports and Entertainment – Corporate Communications Internship (Summer 2024)

Deadline: Rolling 

Position Overview: The Corporate Communications Intern is responsible for supporting the work of the Chief Administrative Officer & President of External Affairs, SVP, Social Impact & Communications; Director, Corporate Communications; Director, Strategic Communications; and Manager, Social Media in telling the story of MSE to internal and external audiences in coordination with the marketing and communications teams across all MSE owned and operated brands.

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student looking to gain experience in sports industry communications? We’d love to hear from you!

Responsibilities:
  • Assist in research and drafting for press releases and advisories.
  • Use media tracking software to monitor and measure earned media activities.
  • Compile daily press clips which the Corp Comms team sends to all MSE staff.
  • Build draft social media content and track social media posts.
  • Edit web content and keep internal and external websites updated.
  • Organize and manage files within the shared department drive.
  • Maintain departmental tracking grids (Editorial Calendar, Upcoming Conferences/Awards).
  • Provide research on legislative activities and monitor top news stories.
  • Help discover and develop MSE story pitches to local media.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for student media inquiries.
  • Provide support for games, concerts, and live events at Capital One Arena as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Related internships or college course work in public relations, journalism, communications, or sports management.
  • Excellent writing skills and proven ability to produce long or short form content.
  • Demonstrated understanding of media relations and social media.
  • Proven ability to balance and prioritize multiple tasks and complete in a timely manner.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills, organizational skills, critical thinking and general digital literacy.
  • Basic level proficiency with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Knowledge of sports business industry, current issues, and relevant topics.
  • Understanding of the overall branding and messaging goals of MSE.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To learn more and apply: Job Application for Internship: Corporate Communications (Summer 2024) at Monumental Sports & Entertainment 

National Endowment for Democracy – Intern, Communications and Public Engagement

Deadline: Rolling

Position Summary: 

The Communications and Public Engagement Department at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) seeks a highly motivated individual to serve as a paid Intern for Summer 2024. As a member of our Communications and Public Engagement team, this intern will have opportunities to gain experience in media relations, research and writing, campaigns, web and digital engagement, event management, storytelling, and video production.  The intern will be part of a dynamic team of professional communicators and will gain exposure to leading experts and advocates working in support of democratic development and human rights around the world.

Responsibilities:

  • Help prepare stories about the impact of our global grantmaking for publication through research, writing, and editing
  • Contribute to production tasks related to our upcoming website redesign and other content priorities
  • Support the organization and production of public events
  • Help research and maintain a media contact database to support our outreach capabilities
  • Contribute to our social media engagement to help expand our audiences
  • Attend lectures and events related to democracy assistance
  • Provide website, editorial production, and multimedia support
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be a registered student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program
  • Qualified candidates should have excellent writing and analytical skills, sharp attention to detail, and strong technical skills. Website/CMS experience is preferred. Multimedia experience is a plus
  • Motivated creative thinker with a strong work ethic

Time Commitment: 30-34 hrs./week (not to exceed 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship.

NED Application Deadline: n/a; All internships are posted until filled.

Anticipated Start Date:                      o/a Jun 3rd, 2024

Orientation Dates:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†o/a Jun 3rd ‚Äď 7th, 2024

Anticipated End Date:                        o/a Aug 23rd, 2024

 To Learn More and Apply: 23107 РIntern, Communications and Public Engagement / Summer 2024 at The National Endowment for Democracy 

Universal McCann – Media & Marketing Internship

Deadline: TBD

Universal McCann (UM) within the IPG Mediabrands family is looking for talented students to apply for their 2024 UM Extended Residency (EX.TRA) program. EX.TRA is an exciting paid 10 week (full-time), internship program for HBCU students that provides an authentic introduction to the media agency space.
 
About the opportunity:
  • Major media agency (Universal McCann within the IPG Mediabrands ¬†family) looking for current sophomores/incoming juniors (class of 2026) who are interested in careers in advertising, media, and marketing
  • Paid two-year internship opportunity ‚Äď the hope is that all Summer 2024 interns will be invited back for Summer 2025 to expand on their skillset
  • Interns will learn about the media agency world and everything that advertising entails.

 To Learn More and Apply: 2024 EX.TRA Flyer

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