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A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications

A.Q. Miller School Internship

Click here to see examples of JMC student work during their internships.

If you have questions about doing internships for credit through the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications, please read the internship packet and contact Gloria Freeland, gfreela@ksu.edu.

Current internship opportunities for journalism and mass communications students are posted below: 

 

Fall Internship for Rep Lynn Jenkins

We are currently accepting applications for internships at our office in Washington D.C. Working in a Congressional office can be a great way to get insight into the legislative process, make contacts in Washington, D.C., and meet a lot of great people. An internship also provides an excellent opportunity to see Congress in action. Interns gain practical work experience by undertaking a variety of administrative and legislative responsibilities in the office.

In Washington, interns' responsibilities will vary. They will be asked to answer phones, run errands, research legislation for Congresswoman Jenkins and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. We can also tailor the experience towards the intern’s interests.

We are looking for a bright college student or recent graduate who is interested in politics, policy or communications. The fall internship lasts from Sept. 3 – Dec. 14, 2018. An internship is great way to gain experience and possibly college credit.  Our interns are paid $1,200 a month during their internship.

To apply for an internship, please submit you information at https://lynnjenkins.house.gov/internships/

Riley County Police Department Communications Internship

This is a paid part-time internship. Hours are flexible, based on the students schedule, public relations activities and breaking events. Contact is Chris Robinson: crobinson@rileycountypolice.org; phone is (785) 537-2112 ext. 2340.
Skills desired:
  • Knowledge or experience using Adobe Suite Programs
  • Knowledge or experience of Final Cut or similar video editing programs
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point and the ability to learn other police department related software.
  • Knowledge of internet and social media sites. (This is very important)
  • Ability to work with various types of computer hardware and other computer related equipment.
  • Graphic Design knowledge or experience
  • Videography knowledge or experience
  • The ability to be outgoing with strong professional social skills.
  • The ability to communicate through use of various forms of digital media such as social media, web posts, online marketing and branding.
  • Ability to effectively communicate through writing.
  • Ability to use innovation and creativity in marketing, branding, or program concepts.
Responsibilities:
 
  • Must be outgoing with strong professional social skills.
  • Must communicate through use of various forms of digital media such as social media, web posts, online marketing and branding.
  • Must effectively communicate through writing.
  • Must use innovation and creativity in marketing, branding, or program concepts.

Posted: 6/9/18

 

The Kansas Democratic Party

Position: Campus Organizer 

Interested in helping Kansas turn blue in 2018? The Kansas Democratic Party is hiring students to organize on campus. 

Click here for more information. 

Deadline to apply: June 28, 2018

K-State Fan Experience and Sales Internships

Position: K-State Promo Crew

Location: Manhattan, KS

The K-State Promo Crew is comprised of students who are excited to share their passion for the K-State Wildcats with current and future K-State fans. Promo Crew members represent K-State Athletics and its partners as brand ambassadors at various events and home games throughout the year. The most important part of the Promo Crew’s job is to promote the K-State Wildcats and offer a memorable fan experience.

Click here for more information and to apply. 

Posted 5/7/18

KWCH 12 Newsroom Summer Internship

Position: Newsroom Intern

Location: Wichita, KS

KWCH TV offers internships for college students eager to learn about the daily demands and challenges of a commercial broadcasting operation. Our newsroom internship is designed to be "hands-on", providing students with a real-life, fast paced newsroom experience.

Click here for more information. Apply here

Posted 5/3/18

Wichita's Sports Radio KGSO Summer Internship

Position: Sales Representative 

Location: Wichita, KS

Start date: June 4, 2018

The employment is Monday through Friday from 8-5 and paid bi-weekly, beginning June 4th and concluding in the first week or two of August.

This is the 13th Year that "Wichita's Sports Radio KGSO" has published our High School Fall Football Guide and the position we are seeking to fill is that of a sales representative, by phone or in person, to renew previous years advertisers.
Many advertisers have been in the guide since its inception, and talking with new potential advertisers for this year's publishing is also a part of the job. (We grow new advertisers annually!)

This is NOT a commission based job.

Key candidates for consideration may have qualities such as an enthusiasm for High School Sports, outgoing/engaging personalities and the desire to meet and visit with people they've never before met.

Please direct resumes or inquiries to reverett@maanradio.com 

DLR Group Summer Internship

Position: Internship in marketing department

Location: Overland Park, KS 

Start date: June 4, 2018 (flexible start date)

DLR Group has a paid summer internship opportunity in our marketing department in Overland Park, Kan. We're looking for a student in their junior or senior year of college who has strong writing skills, are comfortable in a deadline driven environment, have an aptitude for graphic layout and are interested in learning about marketing for the architecture and engineering industry.

Qualifications:

  • Marketing, English, Journalism, Communications or similar major.
  • Junior / Senior level bachelor's student or pursuing Advanced Degree.
  • Strong GPA and Student Organization Involvement considered.
  • Experience with InDesign, Illustrator, and/or Photoshop preferred.

Position Responsibilities/Opportunities:

  • Develop resumes, project descriptions and other standard marketing collateral.
  • Participate in social media engagement strategies.
  • Perform market research
  • Update database information

DLR Group is a 100% employee-owned firm. Our brand promise is to elevate the human experience through design. This promise inspires sustainable design for a diverse group of public and private sector clients; local communities; and our planet. DLR Group fully supports the initiatives and goals of the 2030 Challenge and is an initial signatory to the AIA 2030 Commitment. Visit dlrgroup.com and follow us on Twitter, and at LinkedIn. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

Please visit our website at to learn more about DLR Group and the exciting work we are doing.

Applications must include cover letter, resume, writing sample, and/or graphic layout examples.
Email: Vanessa Manbeck, Marketing Manager: vmanbeck@dlrgroup.com

Talent Marks: Grad Career Festival Interns

Positions: Marketing & Promotion Coordinator; Event Webinar Interviewer

We are hosting a massive Grad CareerFestival featuring 36 career authors, a dozen career coaches and hiring managers that provide unique tools designed to help grads get jobs.

We are looking for two interns.

  • Marketing and Promotion Coordinator - One position would focus on coordinating press releases, reaching out to news agencies and authors as well as managing the social media strategy. Click here for more information.
  • Event Webinar Interviewer - The ideal person for the second position would be a journalism/communication student who loves to talk and ask questions. Click here for more information. 

Students or grads will have the flexibility to work independently anywhere they live. Feel free to share the attached PDF's with students who could benefit from this type of experience.

Students or grads could start immediately! 

Posted: 4/26/18

The CIA Undergraduate Internship Program

Position: Directorate of Operations Undergraduate Intern 

Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area 

As a Directorate of Operations Undergraduate Intern for the CIA, you will support the Directorate of Operations (DO) mission of collecting human intelligence on critical international developments. The DO is the covert arm of the CIA.

*Applications for Summers 2020/2021 open in December 2018.

Click here for more information. 

Posted: 4/20/18

K-State: The Master of Agribusiness (MAB) program

Position: Communications Intern

Location: Manhattan, KS, K-State 

The Master of Agribusiness (MAB) program in the Agricultural Economics Department has an opening for a Communications Intern. Our internship offers the opportunity to work with varied media including video, print and social media, as well as developing writing and graphic design skills. 

Click here for more information. 

Posted: 4/19/18

The Kansas Department of Agriculture 

Position: Intern in the Division of Communications

Location: Manhattan, KDA Office

Start Date: May 21 

*Full-time, paid position

The Division of Communications has an opening for an intern to with work the director of communications and the director of public relations on a variety of projects including social media planning, graphic design projects and the development and execution of press releases. Upper class communications and design majors preferred. Experience in Adobe Creative Suite and Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram platforms preferred. Video experience a plus. Preferred majors include Ag Communications, Journalism, and Marketing.

To apply, applicants need to fill out the Governor’s Internship form online at https://governor.kansas.gov/serving-kansans/internship/internship-details/. Required documents include a resume, statement of interest (500 words max), writing sample and two letters of recommendation. The application will ask for which office you are interested in. You can select the Department of Agriculture for all three rankings. There is not a deadline as it has already passed, but I would recommend to apply within the next few weeks.

Posted: 4/4/18

Arts Council of Johnson County

Position: Marketing and Social Media Internship

Location: Johnson County, KS

Start Date: June (dates flexible)

Click here for more information. 

Posted: 4/3/18

Ceva Animal Health

Position: Communications Intern

Location: Lenexa, KS

Ceva Animal Health is looking for a summer intern in our Communications department! Primary responsibilities include writing and creating videos to share what our team is doing, website revisions and social media. 

Check out the job posting for more information. 

Posted: 4/3/18

JNT Company Summer Internship Program

Location: Manhattan, KS

JNT Company is an interactive web and marketing agency specializing in creative solutions with custom websites, software, video, and overall brand strategy. We are now accepting applicants for our 2018 Summer Intern Program, Empower. If you are interested in the program and learning more, please access the following link to our website: https://www.jntcompany.com/empower

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio to empower@jntcompany.com

Applications will be accepted through: March 30, 2018

Posted: 3/19/18

Via Christi Hospital

Position: Marketing and Communication Intern

Location: Manhattan, KS 

Click here for more information.

*Having your own laptop is preferred. 

Interested students should send their resume and a few writing samples to Michelle Kennedy, Senior Marketing Specialist, at michelle.kennedy2@ascension.org. 

Posted: 3/13/18

Flint Hills Discovery Center

Position: Marketing Intern

Location: Manhattan, KS

The Flint Hills Discovery Center is looking for a Marketing Intern to assist the Marketing Coordinator in completing daily, essential tasks involving promotions and media relations. This is a paid internship of approximately 20 hours a week for approximately 10 weeks, for a maximum of 200 hours. 

Click here for more information. 

Apply here.

Deadline to apply is March 31, 2018. 

Posted: 3/6/18

CRB

Position: Marketing Intern

Location: Kansas City, MO

Visit here for more information. 

Interested students may contact Jane Siehndel at 816-880-9800, jane.siehndel@crbusa.com

Posted: 2/26/18

The OZ Museum / Columbian Theatre Foundation, Inc.

Position: Marketing Intern

Location: Wamego, KS

Start Date: May 2018

Visit here for more information. 

Posted: 2/20/18

The City of San Diego Mayor's Office

Position: Communications Intern

Location: San Diego, CA

For more information visit here.

Posted: 2/15/18 

HiddenGenius Internship 

What is HiddenGenius?
HiddenGenius allows anyone in the world to spark a technology competition for a technology that will improve their life or help someone else.

Internship duties would include:
-Running social media accounts
-Creating HG narrative assets (blogs, articles, print media, etc.)
-Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within business and industry media
-Any other public relations activities related to the operation of HG

Contact Trevor McKeeman at: mckeeman@hiddengenius.com to learn more about this internship opportunity.

Posted: 1/23/18

Broadcast Sales Associate Program

Expense-Paid NYC Media Sales Internships for Juniors, Seniors, and Grad Students. For more information visit here.

Posted: 01/23/18 

Institute of Reading Development: Summer Teaching Positions

· Earn more than $6,000 during the summer. Teachers typically earn between $500 and $800 per week while teaching.
· Gain over 500 hours of teacher-training and teaching experience with a variety of age groups.
· Help students of all ages develop their reading skills and ability to become imaginatively absorbed in books.

The Institute of Reading Development is seeking candidates for summer 2018 teaching positions. We seek applicants with an undergraduate degree or higher from any discipline. We provide a paid training program and comprehensive on-going support.

We hire people who:

· Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure
· Are responsible, hard-working, and have good communication and organizational skills
· Will be patient and supportive with students

The Institute teaches developmental reading programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities across the United States. Our classes for students of all ages improve their reading skills and teach them to experience absorption in literature.

Click here for more information. 

Posted: 12/18/17

National Sports Representation and Management Company

Position: Hand-on internships

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

For more information visit here.

Deadlines: February 1 for summer, June 1 for fall, November 1 for spring

Posted: 10/27/17

360 Sports and PRO Football Camp

Position: Publicity and Social Media Internship

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

For more information visit here.

Deadlines: February 1 for summer, June 1 for fall, November 1 for spring

Posted: 10/27/17 

The Eisenhower Foundation

Position: Educational Internship

For more information visit here.

Deadlines: February 1 for summer, June 1 for spring, November 1 for fall

Posted: 10/25/17

Heartland Soccer Association

Position: Marketing/Sales/Advertising Internship

Location: Kansas City, MO

Majors Desired:  Sports Marketing, Non-Profit Management, Business, Journalism and Marketing, or Sports Management, other degrees/majors also considered

About Heartland Soccer Association: Heartland Soccer Association is a (501c3) non-profit organization which creates beneficial partnerships with businesses and organizations throughout the KC Metro to support the largest soccer league in the nation. Heartland Soccer Association is seeking to hire aspiring college students looking to gain experience in business, advertising, marketing, sales and sport and event management in Kansas City and the surrounding area. Learn more: http://heartlandsoccer.net/

Position Description: The intern will be provided with experience in all areas of management of a Youth Sports Program and should have strong knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape, including various social media websites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn). You should be prepared to work in a fast-paced, driven environment. You will be required to assist in various tasks and in all facets of the organization.  
Experience/Skills desired:
•    Online outreach and promotion using Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more
•    Website and social media optimization
•    Perform analysis of marketing and sales data
•    Seek and analyze competitor marketing and sales materials both on and offline. Communicate via email, phone, and in-person with business owners and marketing specialists in the community Create digital marketing materials
•    Participate in volunteer coordination, office duties, tournaments, special events, and projects
•    Complete office duties
•    Administration of League and Tournaments
•    Establishing/Assisting with community partnerships
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    PowerPoint, Word and Excel experience

The ability to work on their own and with others is essential and will be considered when choosing the best applicant for this internship position.
Internship is an unpaid position. Has the potential to be considered for credit hours (based on your school’s approval and requirements) Intern Positions available for the Fall and/or Spring Semesters as well as the Summer. Hours 15-30 per week   

Los Angeles Times Internship Program

Check out the details for the Los Angeles Times Internship Program:

Job Description: Interested in working with some of the best journalists around? We offer 10 weeks of intensive, hands-on experience in a region where big stories are the norm. We place interns throughout the L.A. Times: Metro/Local, Sacramento, Sports, Business, Features (Home, Image, Travel, Food, Mind & Body), Arts & Entertainment, Editorial Pages, Washington, D.C., bureau, Photography/Video, Data Desk, Visualization and Data, Design and latimes.com. (Our copy editing intern is selected through the Dow Jones News Fund's national selection process.) These are paid internships and placements usually run from mid-June to late August. Internships are limited to summer unless otherwise noted.

Qualifications: Applicants must be actively working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree and must be eligible to work in the U.S. Graduates may qualify if you've finished school within six months of the start of the internship. Applicants for the visual journalism and most reporting internships must have a valid driver's license and access to a car in good working condition. Internships are for students who have not worked professionally as staff journalists. Little training is offered, so previous internship experience is preferred.

For further information, contact Director of News Development Tracy Boucher at (213) 237-6737 or at tracy.boucher@latimes.com.

Web site: http://www.latimes.com/about/la-los-angeles-times-internship-program-htmlstory.html