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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: 

The Chips Quinn Scholars Program

Program Description: The Chips Quinn Scholars program provides training, mentoring and paid internships to college students who aspire to careers in the news and information field.  The program is open to all, with a focus on developing multicultural talent.  The goal is to build a network of talent that will increase newsroom diversity.

For more information visit: https://www.freedomforuminstitute.org/initiatives/chips-quinn-scholars-program-for-diversity-in-journalism

Close Date: 10/15/18 will accept applications after deadline!

Posted: 10/18/18

Look East

Position: Public Relations Intern

Job Description: This position will work closely with our Client Services and Administration team to contribute to real client work. The Public Relations Intern will be responsible for a broad range of support for both Look East and our clients.

For more information click here

Close Date: Open until filled

Posted: 10/15/18

 

Kansas City Chiefs 

Position: Chiefs Intern

Job Description: Hands-on experience working for an NFL team. Attending monthly Leadership Lunches with Chiefs executives, directors and managers. Accessibility to network with fellow Chiefs interns and employees. The opportunity to represent the Chiefs at various events in the Kansas City community. Working in a fun, fast-paced environment. Paid, semester-long internship. Ability to earn college course credit. Consideration for potential full-time job openings with the Chiefs.

For more information click here.

Close Date: Open Until Filled 

Posted: 10/10/18

IRTS Summer Fellowship Program 

Position: IRTS Summer Fellowship Internship

Job DescriptionEligible students have the chance to participate in an exciting media industry internship in New York City that includes travel, accommodations and a living allowance! Students selected for this highly competitive program learn about opportunities throughout the media industry, in addition to completing an internship at a top media company where their skills and interests align. Accomplished students from all majors (including communications, liberal arts, computer science, business, marketing, math, etc.) are encouraged to apply.
The IRTS Summer Fellowship Program has had a key role in launching the careers of top professionals in the media business for more than 45 years.

For more information visit http://irtsfoundation.org/college-programs/summer-fellowship/.

Close Date: Open Until Filled 

Posted: 10/10/18

Burns Entertainment

Position: Burns Entertainment Intern

Job Description

Interns receive hands-on training, instruction and experience in one or more of the following company divisions:

  • Advertising Division/Endorsements
  • Public Relations/Influencer Marketing and Gifting Division
  • Speaking Engagements/Social Media
  • Corporate Partnerships Division

For more information click here

Close Date: Open Until Filled 

Posted: 10/10/18

Minnesota Twins 

Position: Broadcast Intern

Job Description

  • Assist in overall production for the Twins broadcasts
  • Ability to storytell through interviews and writing stories
  • Craft promotional/commercial copy
  • Assist in day-to-day operation of the Broadcast department

Time Commitment: January 2019 through October 2019

To apply visit: www.twinsbaseball.com/jobopportunities.

Close Date: Open Until Filled 

Posted: 10/10/18

 

Country Stampede

Position: Marketing Intern

Job Description: The Marketing Internship is an exciting opportunity for someone who has an interest in the marketing field. Interns can apply their education, skills and experience while gaining practical marketing knowledge in a higher education setting, as well as being a part of the team that puts together one of the premier Country music festivals in the country. As the Marketing Intern, you’ll work on strategic projects, assist the Project Manager and General Manager, and learn from a team of professionals. 

For more information click here.

Close Date: 10/26/18

Posted: 10/10/18 

Country Stampede

Position: Event Planning and Fan Engagement Intern

Job Description: The Event Planning and Fan Engagement Internship is an exciting opportunity for someone who has an interest in the event planning field and creating an experience for patrons. Interns can apply their education, skills and experience while gaining practical event planning experience in a higher education setting as well as being a part of the team that puts together one of the premier Country music festivals in the country. As the Event Planning and Fan Engagement intern, you’ll work on strategic projects, assist the Project Manager, and learn from a team of professionals. 

For more information click here

Close Date: 10/26/18

Posted: 10/10/18

 

MorganMyers

Position: Strategic Communications Intern 

Job Description: 

MorganMyers is a strategic communications firm with offices in Waukesha, Wis. (a suburb of Milwaukee) and Waterloo, Iowa. We specialize in the agricultural, food and beverage, and business-to-business industries with a client roster featuring Fortune 500 companies and big brand names.

If you want to get an edge above the competition in today's tough job market, we want you to apply for our summer 2019 internship program. We offer competitive wages, a monthly housing/living stipend, assistance in finding housing (if needed) and your own office (with four walls, windows and a door!).

We are seeking a full-time student who is:

•    Pursuing a degree in communications, public relations, advertising, journalism, marketing or related field
•    Passionate and knowledgeable about agriculture and food
•    An excellent writer and skilled communicator
•    Detail-oriented
•    Able to see opportunity within each challenge

http://morganmyers.com/careers/

Close Date: 11/3/18

Posted: 10/10/18

 

United States Olympic Committee

Position: Social Media Intern

Job Description:

The United States Olympic Committee is seeking a Social Media Intern to help lead Team USA’s day-to-day efforts throughout social media. The candidate will assist in managing our official accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, G+, LinkedIn and Snapchat. The social media intern will be responsible for helping lead our real-time conversation with Team USA Fans and executing Team USA social media initiatives. The candidate should be a self-starter with a knack for developing creative content for social media audiences. The ideal person should be very familiar with social media platforms and have a knowledge and passion for the sport.

  1. Daily monitoring of USOC social media platforms, flexibility to work nights and weekends (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn Snapchat, Pinterest).
  2. Proactively engage in DAILY social conversations with fans, athletes and celebrities.
  3. Write creative copy for social media platforms to promote TeamUSA.org content and video.
  4. Research, strategize and execute social media campaigns on all Team USA social media platforms.
  5. Design basic images/GIFS in Photoshop for posting on various social media platforms.
  6. Assist in producing weekly and monthly social media analytics reports.
  7. Report on industry trends to help ensure the USOC social media platforms are innovative and cutting edge.
  8. Curate content to expand the USOC’s presence on Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn & Snapchat.

Qualifications:

  • Educational Requirements: Enrolled in journalism, marketing/advertising, graphic design or related Bachelor’s degree program at the junior or senior level status or enrolled in a Master degree program, or graduated within the past 12 months.
  • Experience using social media for professional/journalistic endeavors (ie: Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Snapchat, etc.)
  • Graphic Design skills are a MUST (Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Premiere)

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/USO1001/JobBoard/bc8f4af5-0753-ca80-0a4c-4f512286e8f1/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=a9eddeb4-7311-4409-9454-40b28d24588c

Close Date: Open Until Filled 

Posted: 10/2/2018

 

StarTribune

Position: Summer Internship

Job Description: 

The StarTribune newsroom offers one of the best internship programs in our industry. We select college and graduate students for 10-week summer positions as reporters, multimedia producers, copy editors/multiplatform editors, designers, videographers and photographers.

  • Interns are paid as first-year professionals, $735 a week.
  • Students get real-world experience in a major daily newsroom. We have hired several of our former interns.
  • Out interns work challenging assignments, learn about all areas of the newsroom, and staffers present weekly sessions on their crafts. 

Qualifications:

We're looking for skilled journalists who have shown they're ready to make the most of this opportunity. Most successful applicants have completed junior or senior year of college worked for a college news outlet AND interned with at least one professional daily news organization.

Apply:

Upload your online application, links and recommendation letters by Nov. 1 for summer internships. We recruit nationally for this program and select talented, driven college and graduate students who have experience covering breaking news and enterprise stories.

Learn more and apply online at StarTribumecompany.com/jobs

Contact: 

Colleen Stoxen
612-673-7467
cstoxen@startribune.com

Close Date: 11/1/2018

Posted:  9/14/2018

 

Faithful to Our Colors: K-State Fan Website

Position: Several Openings

Job Descriptions: 

Job description: message board monitor (1 credit hour, expected)

Duties:

* Post two conversation-starting posts per day to drive traffic to the site.

* Put initial post and first response on the free site, with a link to join at the bottom.

* Monitor the site various times to make sure content doesn't become negative or off-track.

* Change times of review to not establish a pattern (to prevent people from "scoping out" times to post negative comments).

* Additional duties as requested.

Job description: non-revenue sports reporter (3 credit hours, expected)

Duties:

* Postgame stories (written and/or video) for each home game for assigned sports, including interviews with coaches and/or athletes.

* Post recaps for each road game for assigned sports.

* Look for "Silver Lining"* in otherwise disappointing game stories.

* Post a positive feature per week—"Beyond The Uniform"*—on a coach and/or a player (not necessarily the head coach or a starter).

* Attend press conferences when applicable and available.

* Assist in finding stories from around the Internet on assigned sports.

* Additional duties as requested.

Job description: revenue sports reporter (3 credit hours, expected)

Duties:

* Assist David with game stories (written and/or video) for each home game for football and men's basketball, including interviews with coaches and/or athletes.

* Assist David with recaps for each road game for football and men's basketball.

* Look for "Silver Lining"* in otherwise disappointing game stories.

* Post a positive feature per week—"Beyond The Uniform"**—on a coach and/or a player (not necessarily the head coach or a starter).

* Attend weekly press conferences.

* Assist in finding stories from around the Internet on football/men's basketball.

* Additional duties as requested.

Pay

No salary/hourly wage will be provided. However, I will work with the KSU Department of Journalism and Mass Communications to provide academic credit for work performed. You also will receive valuable training that you can use as you move into the full-time workforce.

In addition to academic credit, interns will be eligible for compensation based on a percentage of revenue. Each credit hour will result in five (5) percent of the profit generated during the time worked. Payment will come on the 15th of the following month for the profit earned.

If you're interested in one of these opportunities, please email me at daviddsmale@gmail.com. I have time for interviews Friday afternoon and/or Saturday morning. If you want to meet with me, I'd love to meet with you.

Close Date: Open Until Filled 

Posted: 9/13/2018

 

Empower

Job Description:

Empower is JNT Company's unique internship program designed for students to gain real experience in the marketing world. The program is sponsored by local businesses in Manhattan & surrounding areas, therefore giving interns the opportunity to network with business owners and learn from their expertise. 

Interns have the opportunity to create a website from scratch, participate in Lunch & Learns with the program's sponsors, learn about brand strategy & videography,  plan events, manage social media, participate in fun group events and learn from JNT team members about the importance of web marketing. 

Whether it's marketing, PR, graphic design, content writing, web or video, there's a place for you in Empower and we want you to bring your passions to our program. 

 

Start your future today!  Apply now https://www.jntcompany.com/empower-application-form

Close Date: Open Until Filled 

Posted: 9/13/2018

 

Turnkey Property Group

Position: Marketing Intern

Job Description:

Are you looking for a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn the investment real estate business while being involved with one of the leading turnkey real estate companies in the Kansas City Metro? If so...this internship will definitely interest you! The company is presently seeking a marketing intern needed for an extremely busy, fast-paced, anti-corporate real estate office (remote internships also available during the semester) full of young professionals! Duties include marketing campaign development, advertisement creation, web page development, marketing fulfillment, data entry, event planning, social media management, and client relations. If you have skills in any of these areas, we have a part-time internship position for you! This is a great opportunity to be involved in Kansas City's fastest-growing turnkey investment real estate company. So, if you're a quick learner, self-starter, and multi-tasker...we've got a great position for you, and we promise there will never be a dull moment. If you think you can keep up and want to see your work product come to life in the real world, apply now. We look forward to hearing from you!

Remote (During Semester):

1. Send resume and cover letter to contact info provided

2. Candidate will be notified via email if qualified for interview

3.Two-step interview process.

    a. phone interview will need to be scheduled, followed by;

    b.Skype conference video interview with CEO and COO of Turnkey Property Group

Summer Internship:

1. Send resume and cover letter to contact info provided

2. Candidate will be notified via email if qualified for interview

3.Three-step interview process

    a. A phone interview will need to be scheduled, followed by;

    b. Skype conference video interview with CEO and COO of Turnkey Property Group.In-person interview with the recruitment department

Contact:

E-mail your resume and a short cover letter to the contact listed below:

Todd Crippen
Turnkey Property Group LLC
CEO
todd@turnkey-pg.com
913-298-1054

Close Date: Open Until Filled 

Posted: 9/18/2018