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A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Internship Openings

KMAN News Radio

Position Description: News Intern

KMAN is the flagship station of the K-State Sports Network, broadcasts Manhattan High School sports and is the area affiliate for the Kansas City Royals and Kansas City Chiefs. KMAN covers stories in the area of Manhattan and Riley County, Wamego and Pottawatomie County, Fort Riley and Junction City. KMAN is looking for a news intern with an interest in telling stories through multiple media. 

For more information visit here

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

Kansas Department of Agriculture 

Position Description: 2019 Summer Interns

The Division of Agriculture Advocacy, Marketing, and Outreach has two 40 hour a week Ag Communications/Marketing internships available for this summer. Interns assigned to the Ag Marketing division will complete projects associated with the growth and promotion of Kansas agricultural companies and products. 

For more information and how to apply click here.

Closing Date: 3/1/2019

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

Position Description: Civic and Community Initiatives Intern, Public Policy Intern, World Trade Center-Kansas City Intern, and Strategic Partnership Intern

Internships with the KC Chamber are not paid, but offer valuable hands-on experience. This experience allows students to explore areas of interest and decide if this is an area for a potential career. Class credit is available to students. 

To Apply: membership.kcchamber.com/jobs/info/internship-kc-chamber

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

 The Children's Hospital Association 

Position Description: Communications - Writer/Editor Intern

The Children's Hospital Association's (CHA) Marketing and Communications team is offering a full-time summer internship that will provide professional experience for a student with interest in writing and editing. This position is ideal for journalism students seeking to gain experience in reporting, sharpen their skills and expertise in their craft, build a portfolio, and be a part of an organization with a compelling mission and vision. 

To Apply: Go to: //childrenshospitals.atsondemand.com

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 1/31/2019

 Swagelok Kansas City 

Position Description: Marketing and Business Development Intern

We have an opening for a part-time or full-time marketing intern for our professional industrial sales office, Swagelok Kansas City. This technical, specialized work environment requires a hard-working, dedicated professional, eager to be exposed to a wide range of customers, industries, and technologies that impact everyday lives. 

Joining our family means working with a team that cares about YOU. As a Swagelok distributor, you'll work with customers and clients of a top-notch product in its industry. Our 55-year-old company focuses on quality, integrity, and respect, yet continues growing to meet our customers' evolving needs. Plus, while you are here, we provide snack and refreshments, and a lot of benefits. 

To Apply: Go to: //www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=marketing+and+business+development+intern

Closing Date: Open Until Filled 

Date Posted: 1/29/2019


VML Communications Intern

Position Description: At VMLY&R, we put everything we are into everything we do. We're a global brand experience agency that harnesses creativity, technology, and culture to create connected brands that drive value for our clients and impact the world. We’re multinational, multicultural, multitalented individuals, each with a unique perspective. But what unites us is the drive to lead exceptional lives and do remarkable work. If you’re ready to challenge yourself as never before and create work that truly touches lives, VMLY&R just might be the place for you.

As a communications intern, you’ll jump right in, contributing great work from day one. You’ll work alongside our talented marketing and communications team to help with both internal and external marketing activities. You’ll learn what it takes to plan events, develop content, and more for one of the biggest and best global agency networks in the world.


  • Junior, senior, or nontraditional student in college or recent graduate with coursework or experience in a related field (marketing, communications, journalism)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Extreme attention to detail, willingness to ask questions and ability to follow up
  • Someone who embraces change
  • Passion for learning and ability to follow directions
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Highly collaborative team member

VMLY&R is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To Apply: Visit https://jobs.jobvite.com/vml/job/or408fwn

Closing Date: 2/15/19

Date Posted: 12/17/18

 MuttSchool Dog Training and Behavior Social Media Intern

Position Description:  The Social Media Intern is responsible for coordinating and executing MuttSchool’s social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. This role offers the intern an opportunity to use their marketing and communication skills to grow MuttSchool’s brand, turn customers into advocates, drive leads and sales and to improve customer retention. The successful candidate will work closely with key members of MuttSchool’s training staff and clients. This person will learn about social media, digital communications and marketing in a business environment. Please note: during work hours candidates will be in close proximity to dogs.  Duties: Social Media Community Management: a. Assist with the company social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube) b. Monitor and reply to comments from followers (under supervision from the owner) c. Ensure that company profiles are accurate and up-to date on the web (Google, Yelp, etc.) d. Post updates to MuttSchool’s Facebook account (under supervision from the owner) e. Build Facebook ‘likes’ and website traffic through social media and email marketing campaigns f. Work with MuttSchool staff to implement timely social media campaigns. Coordinating and Distributing Content: a. Schedule and coordinate a monthly brainstorming meeting with MuttSchool employees to establish social media and blog content ideas two months ahead b. Plan and maintain a monthly social media, marketing and blogging calendar c. Help coordinate a featured trainer program d. Create one piece of video content per month and post on You Tube e. Upload and manage company blog posts in WordPress (under supervision from the owner) f. Repurpose content from other sources for our own social media channels and understand how to adjust the content for each channel g. Assist in the general distribution of press releases and media alerts h. Create a photo library that we can use for marketing, web and social media.

Requirements:  a. Proven written communication skills b. Excellent verbal communications skills c. An interest in marketing, communications, social media or public relations d. Strong photography and video skills e. Working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+, Google Analytics, Wordpress, Buffer (or HootSuite) and the Adobe Creative Suite

To Apply: Please email resume and writing samples to: INTERNSHIP attn: Mary Hager info@muttschool-ks.com

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 12/17/18