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A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Internship Openings

KDA Spring Internships

Position Description: The State of Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) is accepting applications for 2022 Spring interns. Students
should be of Junior or Senior status or pursuing an advanced degree to apply.
Individuals should submit a cover letter stating the specific internship of interest. For further information and how to apply, see full description.  

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 10/07/21

MHK Music Scene Internship

Position Description: MHK Music Scene is looking for interns who are majoring in Journalism Mass Communication, Advertising, Sales, Marketing, Public Relations or Entrepreneurship. This is an unpaid position, but students can earn internship credits. 

For further information and how to apply, see full description.  

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 09/17/21

Game Day Operations Intern

Position Description: Kansas City Comets are looking for confident, hard-working, and innovative college or graduate-level students who are interested in an opportunity to earn course credits toward the completion of their degree, while obtaining practical experience in the world of professional sports. 

In addition to working normal office hours, interns must be available for home matches and other events throughout the internship session (primarily evenings and weekends).

For further information and how to apply, see full description.  

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 09/13/21

Media Relations Intern

Position Description: The Kansas City Comets seek individual(s) interested in media relations for a professional sports organization. The Media Relations Interns will report to the Vice President of Business Operations. All Kansas City Comets internships are unpaid. 

Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Photoshop required. InDesign experience is a plus.

For further information and how to apply, see full description.  

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 09/13/21

KSN-TV Paid Intern

Position Description: KSN is looking for a journalist eager to get their first break into the industry and contribute to the daily broadcast and digital news product for KSNW.

This is a part-time position, perfect for current college students looking to develop their skills. Position responsibilities will vary with schedules and assignments but could include writing for broadcast and digital platforms, shooting and editing video, managing the assignment desk and monitoring emergency scanners, contributing to newscasts and helping to assist in daily news gathering and development. 

Progress towards Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience is required.

For further information and how to apply, see full description. KSN also offers an unpaid internship position

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 09/10/21

Entertainment Publicity Internship

Position Description: Shore Fire Media is currently looking to fill For-School Credit Internship Positions with their Brooklyn, LA, or Nashville offices. 

To apply, send your resume and 2-3 non-academic writing samples to jobs@shorefire.com with 'Internship' in the subject line.

Closing Date: 08/27/21

Date Posted: 08/22/21

Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Internship Opportunities

Position Description: The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting internship applications for the Fall 2021 semester. The plan is to hire 1 intern for the World Trade Center Social Media/Marketing Internship, 2 for the Civic and Community Initiatives Internships, and 1 for the Public Policy Internship.

Internships with the KC Chamber are unpaid but allows students to attend Chamber events and network with Kansas City business professionals. Class credit is available. 

For further information, see full description. For more information, please contact Susan Monroe at smonroe@kcchamber.com or (816) 374-5400.

To apply, complete this application.

Closing Date: 08/27/21

Date Posted: 08/18/21

Loud Light Summer Fellowship

Position Description: Loud Light is recruiting for its Fall Student Civic Engagement Fellowship, which offers the opportunity for leaders from across the state to to sharpen their voice, gain or improve important organizing skills, and share their passion for social change.

The Loud Light Fall Fellowship is a semester-long commitment which lasts from the first week of September through the first week of December. The hourly wage is $15 an hour with a flexible schedule of approximately 5-15 hours a week.

Applicants must be currently enrolled in a two or four year college and/or university in Kansas and must be passionate about politics.

For further information and how to apply, see full description.

Closing Date: 09/01/21

Date Posted: 08/09/21

LAIRE, Inc. Paid Internship 

Position Description: Paid digital marketing internship is available for the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters at LAIRE, Inc.., a digital marketing firm that is based out of Charlotte, North Carolina.

The intern will be exposed to strategic marketing plans, including social media and inbound marketing tools, by helping to carry out the daily marketing activities for Laire clients.

Applicants should understand various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Yelp, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.) and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios. 

To apply, go the the company's career site. For further information, contact Director of Business Operations Jessie Nichols at  jnichols@lairedigital.com.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 07/13/21

Newspaper/Media Internship

Position Description: Paid newspaper/media internship available summer 2021 at Garnett Publishing, Inc., in Garnett, Kansas. Garnett is one hour southwest of KC area, hour south of Lawrence.

Applicants should have demonstrated writing/reporting ability. Functionality in photography/layout, audio/video a plus. Preference to conservative-leaning applicants with membership in campus or other conservative organizations.

Internship is 6 weeks + or -.

To apply, send letter & clips to intern@garnett-ks.com.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 06/03/21

Communications Intern 

Position Description: : COVID Care Force in Olathe, by the Olathe Medical Center, is seeking a Communications intern this summer to assist with their strategic communications and marketing efforts. A monthly stipend will be provided. This will be an in person internship and not remote. 

Excellent communication, writing, time management, organizational and interpersonal skills required. AP style knowledge is a must. See full announcement.

For more information and to apply, please contact Brenda Poor at bpoor@covidcareforce.org

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 05/17/21

Sunset Zoo Community Relations Intern

Position Description: : Sunset Zoo is looking for a Community Relations Intern with flexible scheduling May 2021 through August
2021, 20-30 hours per week, as a volunteer experience.

The position will be based at Sunset Zoo Admin offices located
at Sunset Zoo. See full announcement.

Applicants MUST have direct experience with Adobe software including lnDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop.

For more information and to apply, submit a resume and cover letter outlining why you want to work with Sunset Zoo and what qualities, skills and attributes you possess to Melissa Kirkwood, Marketing/Development Officer, at melissa.kirkwood@cityofmhk.com.

Closing Date: Rolling

Date Posted: 05/07/21

Northeast News Internship Opportunity

Position Description: The Northeast News is hiring one or two editorial assistants for the Summer 2021.

The candidate should have at least two years of university-level news reporting experience on a variety of platforms including print, video, social media, and broadcast. The successful candidate must be deadline-oriented and able to produce well-written, quality news stories on a daily and weekly basis.

Internships are approximately 25-30 hours per week with some weekend or evening work possible. This is a paid internship with the opportunity to earn college credit through the intern's school.

See full description here and here.

To apply, please submit resume and writing samples to northeastnews@socket.net. For further info, contact Abby Hoover at abbyrosehoover@gmail.com.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 04/27/21

KEC Summer Intern

Position Description: Kansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. is looking for a  junior or senior to assist with the publication of a monthly magazine and newsletter, provide event support for youth programs, update government relations databases, provide administrative assistance, etc. 

The position works from the headquarter in Topeka. Hours are flexible, but will be scheduled during business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday). See full description

To apply, send a letter of interest and resume to Shana Read at sread@kec.org, or mail to Kansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc., PO Box 4267, Topeka, KS 66604.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 04/19/21

Remote Journalism Internship with OUTvoices.us

Position Description: OUTvoices.us, an online (plus print in certain markets) media company aimed at the national US LGBTQ+ readership, is looking for writers and social media interns. Interns can apply for a 3-month internship program or 10-week summer program. 

Internship program is open for immediate start. Dates are flexible. See full description

To apply, send your resume, writing samples and a very informal letter introducing yourself and interests to Merryn Johns at merryn@OUTvoices.us.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 04/12/21

Crux Internship Program

Position Description: The Crux 2021 Summer Internship program is an 8-week, 30 hour/week, paid program located in the Crossroads District of Kansas City, MO.

To apply, upload your resume (required) and a cover letter/letter of recommendation here. For further information, email Brennen Menzie-Marlin atbrennen@cruxkc.com.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 04/08/21

Marketing Communications Internship

Position Description: Firesign, a legal marketing agency in the Kansas City area, is hiring a summer intern, with an estimated timeframe of June 1 to August 15. This is a paid internship.

The ideal applicants should be a rising senior or a recent graduate with a journalism or communications background/degree .

Please note this is not a virtual position. Candidates should be available to work 37.5 hours per week in our Prairie Village office. See full description.

To apply and for futher information, email Erin Curtis-Dierks at ecd@firesignmarketing.com.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 03/19/21

Graphic Design Interns

Position Description: K-State Football is offering paid internship for K-State students who want to help create digital and printed graphics. Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop is required.

To apply and for futher information, email resume and portfolio to jcastro@kstatesports.com.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 03/18/21

Command.App Internship

Position Description: Command.App, an essential B2B mobile platform, is looking for a qualified intern to create and implement inbound & outbound marketing content and initiatives.

The intern should be a self-starter with knowledge of cost-effective, marketing strategies that can be implemented sequentially throughout the internship. They should be able to create a strategy that has measurable results (website visits, social media engagement, association activity, etc…) and present the outcomes weekly, with a blueprint to expand on successes for following weeks. See full description.

Workload: 10 week internship | 20-25 hours per week

Location: Virtual or in-person (Friday meetings will be held at the Command.App Offices)

To apply and for futher information, go to the company's website or email support@command-app.com.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 03/18/21

KSNT News Internship

Position Description: KSNT News in Topeka, KS is accepting interns for the Summer of 2021.

Interns will get hands-on experience in broadcast journalism. KSNT News serves northeast Kansas as the areas NBC, ABC, FOX affiliate providing news and information across the region. KSNT-TV is owned by Nexstar Media Group Inc. a group that owns over 190 television stations across the country. 

If you are interested in being an intern at KSNT News, email your resume and letter of interest to KSNT's News Director Jesse.Fray@KSNT.com

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 03/17/21

Aspen Communications Internship

Position Description: Aspen Communications is hiring for a summer internship in the “last best place” - Kalispell, Mont., the gateway to Glacier National Park.

This is a paid internship for social media, creative writing, event execution, and media relations. Compensation is determined by experience and work ethic. Kalispell is preferred location but working remotely will also be considered. Pay starts at $1,600/month depending on experience. 

Contact sara@aspencomm.co for initial interest.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 03/17/21

 

MAHFH Video Project

Position Description: Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity is looking for students who volunteer to offer their video creation and editing talents for a housing project. See the creative brief.

This can be a potential internship for JMC students.

For further information, contact manager Emily Polston via development@mahfh.org.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 03/09/21

 

Social Media Intern

Position Description: Studentreasures is looking for an intern with a passion for social media who will assist with the marketing department in daily and weekly tasks. This opening is for our Topeka offices and can be completed remotely. See full announcement.

Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field is required.

To apply, email marketing@studentreasures.com with your resume and cover letter.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 03/08/21

 

FleishmanHillard Public Relations Internship

Position Description: The Academy of Management Human Resource Division's 50th Anniversary Committee is seeking a volunteer with video editing skills.  

Tasks include reviewing and editing raw video footage to clean up and create final videos. Specifically, we need someone who can piece together stills, footage, sound effects, dialog, and animation effects.

For more information, contact Kelsey Wolf at crsteele@ksu.edu.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 03/08/21

 

Camp War Eagle Internships

Position Description: Camp War Eagle, a Christian sports and adventure camp for children and teens ages 6-17 in Northwest Arkansas, offers students multiple paid internships. See full announcement.

For more information and how to apply, contact Micah Moore at micah@campwareagle.org.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 02/19/21

 

Donor Relations and Database Management Intern

Position Description: The Kansas 4-H Foundation is seeking a qualified undergraduate student to serve as a Donor Relations and Database Management Intern. The position is available for immediate hire and includes an option to extend through summer.  

Due to the funding source, the position does require the student to be 4-H alumni. See full announcement.

For more information and how to apply, contact Mindy Weixelman at mweixelman@kansas4hfoundation.org

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 02/19/21

 

K-State Research and Extension/ Beef Cattle Institute Summer Intern

Position Description: This position will support activities of Kansas State Research and Extension (Ag Today), the Beef Cattle Institute, and the Department of Communications and Agricultural Education.

Applicants should be experienced with photography and video production.

Projected start date: May 3, 2021, 30-40 hours per week. See full announcement.

For more information and how to apply, contact Lisa Moser at lmoser@ksu.edu.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 02/19/21

 

Internships with the Mexico Institute

Position Description: The Mexico Institute seeks interns for the Summer of 2021. 

• Staff Intern

• Graduate Research Intern

• Virtual Graphic Design Intern

Ideal applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, a recent graduate (within the last year), and/or have been accepted to enter an advanced degree program. International applicants are welcome. Experience with graphic design (Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and/or Photoshop) is required for the third category. 

For further information and how to apply, go to the Mexico Institute's website

Closing Date: 03/14 (Summer) | 07/19 (Fall) | 11/22 (Spring)

Date Posted: 02/16/21

 

Pawnee Mental Health Marketing and Development Internship

Position Description: Pawnee Mental Health is looking for a Marketing and Development intern to help coordinate, manage, and find support for their clients.

Ideal applicants should have Bachelors degree in marketing, public relations, or related field and one year experience in communications, public relations or organizational marketing. Professional experience with website design and promotions via social media strongly preferred. 

To apply, go to Pawnee's website. For further information, contact Diane Hinrichs at diane.hinrichs@pawnee.org or via phone number 785.564.1059.  

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 02/05/21

 

Spring 2021 Nonprofit Sector News Interns

Position Description: Nonprofit Sector News is seeking part-time journalism interns for Spring 2021. Interns are given introductory information about covering nonprofits and work only
from home and/or their campus. The internship is unpaid. 

See full description.

To apply, send a letter of application, a resume with at least three journalism references, and links to your best five stories published to Dr. Dane S. Claussen at editor@nonprofitsectornews.org.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 01/12/21

 

Project Management Internship (Paid, Remote)

Position Description: We’re seeking a hyper-organized, personable and detail-oriented project management intern to join our growing agency. 

The Internship at Native Digital is:

✔️ Remote: We’re digital by default this year though for those in the Kansas City area there may be opportunities to meet 1:1 with mentors.
✔️ Paid: It’s $10/hour for 20 hours a week over a 10-week period. 
✔️ Flexible: Juggling classes or a part-time gig? No worries. There are a total of four openings in 2021 for one of three sessions: Spring (March-May), Summer (May-July), Fall (Sep-Nov)

If you’re right for the role, you will be...

Pursuing a career in Project Management.
Prolific at content creation. 
Curious and determined.
Kansas City-based is preferred but not required.
Able to synthesize learnings down to core elements.

To learn more information or apply today go to this website

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 01/05/21

 

Digital Marketing Internship (Paid, Remote)

Position Description: Our performance marketing team analyzes insights, drives strategic recommendations, develops plans and ultimately delivers results.

The Internship at Native Digital is:

✔️ Remote: We’re digital by default this year though for those in the Kansas City area there may be opportunities to meet 1:1 with mentors.
✔️ Paid: It’s $10/hour for 20 hours a week over a 10-week period. 
✔️ Flexible: Juggling classes or a part-time gig? No worries. There are a total of four openings in 2021 for one of three sessions: Spring (March-May), Summer (May-July), Fall (Sep-Nov)

If you’re right for the role, you will be...

Pursuing a career in Digital Marketing (Search, Social, Analytics)
Prolific at content creation. 
Curious and determined.
Kansas City-based is preferred but not required.
Able to synthesize learnings down to core elements.

To learn more information or apply today go to this website

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 01/05/21

 

Out-Write Media Broadcast / Social Media Internship

Position Description: Out-Write Media, in affiliation with WTTW (a PBS station), are looking for one or two interns who love to research, generate content and, preferably has proficiency with building websites. A strong interest in Jazz, R&B, and Rock music is especially helpful.

Juniors, seniors, graduate students planning for careers in TV production, publishing, media, marketing and public relations are welcomed to apply.

See full description.

To learn more information, send an email to Ira David Levy, the executive producer, at pedalamerica@gmail.com. Please write “Public Television INTERNSHIP” in the subject line.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, any hyperlinks to examples of your work; and, the names and complete contact information for three references, including at least one professional and one faculty. No personal friend references.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 01/04/21