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Internship and job opportunities

Explore internship and job opportunities in media, communications, sports, journalism and digital marketing.

Browse a variety of broadcast, public relations, print and digital media internships and part-time job listings. Learn more about Internship Interview Day. View open fellowship opportunities.

Arizona Cardinals

Deadline: Monday, June 13, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

This paid position is within the Digital Content team with a strong focus on content. A proactive problem-solver, possessing a strong work ethic and an ability to work all Arizona Cardinals games, irregular schedules, weekend, early morning, late night and holiday work assignments are the norm. This individual must have a clear vision for implementing Cardinals brand pillars into engaging content for fans.

The New York Times

Deadline: Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Wage: Unpaid

Instructions:

The New York Times Corps is a talent-pipeline program for students interested in cultivating careers in journalism. The program targets underrepresented groups in the field, such as students of color and/or students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

The Times Corps will accept students from underrepresented groups who attend two- or four-year colleges in the United States and who express a strong interest in pursuing a journalism career. The Class of 2022 is not eligible for the program.

Applications for our first class are open from April 28 to June 15, 2022. The program is slated to begin in late summer 2022.

Intel

Deadline: Friday, June 10, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The communications internship for the Arizona Public Affairs team will collaborate with colleagues across Intel and in the community to develop and implement communication strategies that help connect Intel's Corporate Responsibility commitment with the actions we're taking to make our community a more vibrant place for everyone.

As a Arizona Public Affairs Communications Intern your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

- Serve as a copywriter and editor in support of business group goals.
- Develop at least one integrated communication plan for a high-profile initiative, including communications positioning, messaging, and tactics.
- Deliver coordinated communications through a variety of channels and tactics including: articles, videos, presentations (creation and delivery), FAQ documents, events/event collateral, and web content.

USA TODAY

Deadline: Friday, June 24, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

USA TODAY is seeking Summer Interns to assist in our growing evergreen content strategy.

Candidates should be able to identify and report on queries that the audience is actively seeking on a regular basis.

This candidate must love using Google Trends and social media to identify appropriate keywords and optimization strategies for each file to ensure it has lasting impact in on mobile and digital platforms.

Candidates should have strong digital and analytics skills and understand when and how to optimize content effectively to regain traction in organic search results.

They will understand what types of everyday content resonates with USA TODAY’s audience and be adept at identifying those opportunities.

This candidate must also be willing to explore new areas of expertise and help on stories or topics they might not have covered before.

This reporter should understand SEO tools to identify areas of opportunity for USA TODAY to be able to help create and execute an evergreen content plan.

Possibility of remote location or in offices in either NYC, McLean, Va., or Los Angeles

Katie Hobbs for Governor

Deadline: Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

Elect Katie Hobbs is seeking a paid Press Intern to join our campaign to elect Katie Hobbs as Arizona’s next Governor.

*Open to communications/PR students only*

The Press Intern is a vital role in the Communications Department. The main objective of the Press Intern is to proactively keep tasks in motion. Daily duties consist of press list upkeep, flagging up-to-the minute press clips, being proficient in having press releases approved by all the appropriate staff, a wide variety of social media, writing/research projects and working with other Interns to create balance within departments.

This role is part-time and based in Phoenix, AZ.

Responsibilities Include:
- Assist the Communications team in the day-to-day communications operations
- Perform daily communications functions, including compiling clips, creating social media content, assisting with press releases and media monitoring, drafting press materials,
and identifying potential news opportunities for the team.
- Provide key administrative and organizational support.
- Other duties as needed.

Quinn Thomas

Deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

Quinn Thomas is seeking a Spring 2022 graduate or recent college graduate for our Summer Internship Program in our Portland office. This person will play an important role in supporting a diverse portfolio of corporate and business association account duties, agency marketing and administrative work for our growing agency. The ideal candidate will have a desire to pursue a career in marketing communications, brand strategy and/or public relations and a drive to grow and learn professional communications skills. Hybrid work environment, located in the Pacific Northwest.

The Chautauquan Daily

Deadline: Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The Chautauquan Daily seeks student interns who are looking to build upon their academic and student media experience in the areas of feature writing, photography, page design and copy editing for its 2022 summer season. As the official newspaper of Chautauqua Institution, the Daily reaches a group of informed and critical readers like no other community newspaper in the United States.

Chautauqua Institution, located in the southwest corner of New York state, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to lifelong learning. Chautauqua’s programs aim to renew the spirit, stimulate the mind, value the arts, and promote physical well-being. The famed lecture platform hosts well-known daily speakers discussing a broad range of major contemporary issues. During the evenings, guests enjoy the symphony, ballet, opera, theater, visual arts and popular entertainers.

Internships with The Chautauquan Daily are highly competitive and have attracted candidates from the best journalism, photojournalism and visual communications programs in the United States. Daily interns are allowed latitude and creativity in performing their roles while simultaneously receiving close supervision and professional guidance — all to enhance their continued growth and development. Alums of our program have landed positions with prominent newspapers and news media organizations, book publishers, colleges and universities, and arts and civic organizations, or continued on to other prestigious internships, fellowships and graduate programs.

Barrett-Jackson

Deadline: Monday, June 13, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

Journalist/Public Relations
This internship role is designed to provide students with the opportunity to assist with communications tasks including, but not limited to: writing and editing media announcements and press releases; organizing photo and video assets for distribution; assisting with media events, press conferences and interviews; updating the media list and administrative duties as assigned.

Social Media
This internship role is designed to provide students with the opportunity to assist with social media tasks including web and social media analytics; suggesting and creating engaging social media content; implementing plans across multiple platforms and daily community management.

Photographer
This internship role is designed to provide students with the opportunity to assist with photo shoots in the studio, off-site locations and auction; and will include editing and exporting photos; and digital asset management. The ideal candidate will have experience with a variety of photo hardware as well as the knowledge and creativity to compose unique video content for a variety of purposes.

Scholarships360

Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

Scholarships360 is a technology company that helps students pay for college with expert advice, recommendations, and tools. We're growing quickly and on pace to help over 2 million students fund their educational future.

To accelerate this growth, we’re hiring part-time content writers to work on new content initiatives. These positions are 100% remote, paid ($15 per hour) and would require 15-25 hours of work per week. If you are passionate about education and writing, keep on reading to learn more!

The Arizona Daily Star

Deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The Arizona Daily Star located in Tucson, Ariz., is hiring curious, driven student News Photographer for 10-week paid internships this summer.

We want our interns to walk away with a rewarding, real-world newsroom experience, a pile of great clips and the skills they need to develop into the next generation of journalists.

Qualified candidates should be inquisitive self-starters capable of producing compelling content for our digital and print platforms. Interns should feel empowered to find and pitch stories about our diverse communities. We want multitaskers who can juggle multiple assignments and embrace all facets of multimedia storytelling.

We will provide an atmosphere of collaboration and support for all interns.

Our summer internship positions include a news reporters, a digital producer and a photographer. All three will work alongside professional journalists in our newsroom, who will provide guidance, direction and support.

Interns will receive customized training on topics such as how to develop sources, how to prioritize diversity and inclusion in news coverage and how to pitch a great story.

Exceptional interns will be considered for full-time, permanent employment across Lee Enterprise’s nationwide network of 77 news markets at the conclusion of the program.

The Hertel Report

Deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The Hertel Report is seeking an enthusiastic, dependable intern with basic writing and reporting skills along with an interest in healthcare news and data. Photography skills a plus.

Interns must be able to work remotely and produce stories and briefs as well as curate and summarize Arizona, regional and national healthcare coverage under the direction of the managing editor. Successful candidates will have a familiarity with AP style and the editorial process, and be comfortable in web-based environments.

The Sacramento Bee

Deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The Sacramento Bee is hiring newsroom interns for 2022.

We offer a range of internships: Reporters (Local, Breaking News, Investigative, Sports, Utility, Capitol Bureau), Visuals (photography and video), Video Producers, Opinion. Internships are generally for 10 weeks, depending on funding, and start times vary according to applicants’ school schedules. We work with interns to secure external funding to make them full-time employees of the newsroom. Participating in a college journalism program is preferred, but not required. We are looking for those who wish to pursue a career in journalism.

Details: The Sacramento Bee hires students every year in our internship programs, giving them an opportunity to work as staff members in our newsroom alongside professional journalists. While these are student positions with an opportunity to learn and continue preparation for a news career, we expect an understanding of basic news standards and ethics, and at least a rudimentary skill set in being able to produce content.

RielDeal Marketing

Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

If you’ve been craving a role where you can learn the creative process of a marketing agency while working closely with a full-service team, then you might be just the person we're looking for!

RielDeal Marketing is a one-stop brand marketing firm helping small businesses build brand awareness and get more leads and sales through a customer-focused, data-driven marketing.

We are looking for a Social Media Intern to join our growing creative team!

The Social Media Intern is responsible for assisting with social media and marketing initiatives for RielDeal Marketing and our roster of clients.

Mesa Public Schools

Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

We are looking for an enthusiastic communications & engagement intern to help us tell the story of Mesa Public Schools. We’re looking for a college student or recent college graduate who is detail and goal-oriented, has excellent verbal and written communication skills, and is eager to learn.

Phoenix Mercury

Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The Phoenix Mercury, the three-time WNBA champions and 2021 WNBA Finalist, are looking for a summer intern to assist the departments of Marketing, Community Relations, and Public Relations. This role has a variety of responsibilities in Marketing, Public Relations, Community Relations and Game Day!

NewsBreak

Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

NewsBreak is hiring journalism interns for Summer and Fall 2022.

The pay rate is $20/hr. Interns can work 22-30 hours of work each week. Candidates who complete the program may be offered the opportunity to continue working at NewsBreak post-internship.

Journalists in this position will primarily be covering news in Pinal County, Arizona.

Interns report to NewsBreak’s Editorial Manager, Pinal County, and may receive input from the Director of Content.

Crime and Justice News

Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

Crime and Justice News (ncja.org/crime-and-justice-news), a daily report on news, commentary and research involving criminal justice around the U.S., seeks a journalism intern to work between 9-15 hours a week, depending on how many days are involved.

Duties may include preparing news summaries for the digest; writing summaries of criminology research findings and reports by criminal justice organizations; original reporting and writing on criminal justice subjects for the website. The intern could also spend time searching databases for photographs to illustrate some of the stories.

Click the Apply button below to be directed to the full job description and application instructions.

RielDeal Marketing

Deadline: Friday, June 24, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

If you’ve been craving more impact and growth in your career, and wishing your job was to positively impact others with your unique talents and gifts, then you might be just the person we're looking for!

RielDeal Marketing is a one-stop brand marketing firm helping small-to-midsize businesses build brand awareness and get more leads and sales through a customer-focused, data-driven approach.

Our lead copywriter will be going on maternity leave starting in mid June through Oct. and we need someone awesome to fill in while she’s out! This is the perfect opportunity for someone new in the industry to gain some training and on the job experience or for a college student to grow their resume!

Queen Creek Unified School District

Deadline: Friday, June 24, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

PR/Marketing Intern assists the Queen Creek Unified School District Public Relations & Marketing Department with spreading positive sentiment about the district through stories about students and staff in the form of videos, photos, and social media.

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
- Photojournalism experience
- Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
-Experience with DSLR cameras and camcorders
- Experience with wireless mics
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Must obtain or possess an IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card

NBCUniversal

Deadline: Friday, June 17, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The Entertainment Group develops and schedules the network’s primetime, late-night, and daytime entertainment programming, including USA, SYFY, Bravo, E!, Oxygen, and Universal Kids. NBC’s quality programs and balanced line-up have earned the network critical acclaim, numerous awards and ratings success, including most recently winning the traditional September-to-May season in primetime’s key demo, marking the network’s third win in four years. NBC has earned more Emmy Awards than any network in television history.

Areas of virtual placement may include, but are not limited to: Brand & Digital Marketing, Communications, Platforms and Photography.

NBCUniversal

Deadline: Friday, June 10, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to over 400 million homes worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC's highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries. CNBC also delivers content across a variety of digital platforms such as: CNBC.com; CNBC PRO, a premium service that provides in-depth access to Wall Street; a suite of CNBC mobile apps for iOS and Android devices; Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple Siri voice interfaces; and streaming services including Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Samsung Smart TVs. CNBC is a division of NBCUniversal, which is owned by Comcast Corporation.

NBCUniversal

Deadline: Friday, June 17, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

Fall 2022 Internship Program: To apply, submit a one-page resume that outlines your work experience, accomplishments, and your graduation month and year. Submit a cover letter that highlights your passion for NBCUniversal, the locations (listed below) you are open to for internships, and your top areas of interest (opportunities listed below). Upload a transcript (unofficial transcripts are fine) that confirms your status as an actively enrolled student in a degree-granting program.

Areas of placement for virtual opportunities may include, but are not limited:
Weekend Nightly News
Weekend TODAY
Dateline
MSNBC The Rachel Maddow Show
Social Media
MSNBC Dayside
TODAY.com
TODAY.com Social
TODAY All Day
Commerce (Shop TODAY, Select Life, Select Money, Deals & Partnerships)
NBCNews.com
NBC News Digital Politics
Digital Diversity Verticals
Digital Platforms Team
Social Newsgathering

Arizona Board of Regents

Deadline: Friday, June 17, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The Arizona Board of Regents seeks a multimedia communications intern for fall 2022
(August-December) in its Phoenix office. This is a paid position and is also eligible for course credit.
Minimum hours would be 15 hours/week for 3 credits.
Overview
As a multimedia communications intern at the Arizona Board of Regents, you will work closely
with the communications team to support the identification and development of
communications strategies through multiple platforms to boost engagement and educate and
inform the board’s stakeholders about its ongoing initiatives and activities. This internship
offers broad multimedia experience and mentorship to support the student’s academic
development. The intern has the opportunity to work in collaboration with the board’s
communication team, as well as communication colleagues at Arizona’s public universities.
Responsibilities include:
• Support creation of monthly content calendars, including content for social and digital
platforms
• Monitor the board’s social media channels, earned media and assist with development
of analytics
• Assist in shooting/editing video and taking photos at events and meetings
• Assist with media relations initiatives
• Develop draft press releases, advisories, collateral, presentations, fact sheets.
• Support the communications team at live and online events

Varsity Sports Show

Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The Varsity Sports Show is looking for Technical Directors!

You will manage sporting event livestream (& crew), must be technically sound, have transportation and are able to transport/store cameras/computer/livestream hardware.

You are the crew manager on-site. The production/broadcast manager. Responsible for equipment, managing the stream, managing the crew (including the broadcasters), keeping track of time to begin and end the broadcast.

The Technical director is responsible for ensuring equipment is set up properly, graphics are created and stream is active. Good pay, fun work and rewarding. Games located in/around Metro Phoenix and Tucson.

BJ Media

Deadline: Thursday, June 30, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

BJ Media seeks videography, photography and social media/digital interns for the Fall 2022 semester. All applicants can apply to multiple internships but only are eligible to be offered one position. All positions are paid opportunities.

Tolleson Union High School District

Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The PR/Marketing Intern assists the Director of Public Relations and Marketing in
coordinating the District’s public relations program through external and internal communications,
community groups, social media and mass media.

Valley Youth Theatre

Deadline: Friday, June 10, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The Communications and Development Assistant will assist Valley Youth Theatre with a number of company branding and marketing related activities. The assistant will assist and actively engage in all aspects of digital and print marketing as well as media relations and other outfacing communication . The position is part-time and must be completed on-site at VYT's administrative offices in downtown Phoenix.

Specific responsibilities
Weekly reporting Development and Communications Director
Marketing and donor tracking assistance
Tracking of collateral and marketing materials
Extensive understanding of social media strategies and goals
Interfacing with outside marketing vendors
Attend events to acquire social media content
Writing press releases and media alerts
Organizing media drives and physical marketing collateral​.

Please note: all ArtCorps student worker positions receive $16/hr before taxes and work 400 hours over the course of the semester (around 20 - 25 hours a week). To apply, you must be a current or recently graduated undergraduate student attending an institution in Phoenix or living in Phoenix yourself.

Arizona LGBT+ History Project

Deadline: Friday, June 10, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

Working under the Project Manager, the Marketing and Communications Assistant will assist in the development and distribution of materials for programs that support the Arizona LGBT+ History Project. Specifically, the position will gain public relations experience by creating press releases and working with the media. The student will also have an opportunity to be creative and hone their promotional skills by assisting to create and implement the social media plan, conduct topic research, and writing arts and culture human interest content for sharing on social media. This position will also gain experience working with external clients and scheduling and promoting events. The student will also gain hands-on event experience by assisting with the marketing and conducting events.

Please note: all ArtCorps student worker positions receive $16/hr before taxes and work 400 hours over the course of the semester (around 20 - 25 hours a week). To apply, you must be a current or recently graduated undergraduate student attending an institution in Phoenix or living in Phoenix yourself.

Fox Sports

Deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

An Operations Runner is an entry-level position for those interested in working in television, sports, and other media production companies. Operations Runners are essential to establishing a successful production or event and are tasked with many differing responsibilities. From performing basic clerical tasks to physical duties, Operations Runners are considered adaptable and can be trusted with many differing tasks. In this position, you will quickly learn what it takes to put on one of the world's most viewed events.

In this position, you will assist the Operations Managers in the preparation and tear down of Super Bowl LVII. Operation Runners use a variety of skills and knowledge to provide the most comprehensive support to a crew of more than 200 managers, executives, and techs. Responsibilities are fluid and will likely be different day to day.

Wick Communications & Cronkite School

Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

Wick Communications and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication are teaming up to conduct research in three Arizona communities to understand their news needs and help combat misinformation. We’re seeking community-minded student researchers interested in learning about product development and applying that to in-the-field research during the summer and fall 2022 semester. We are looking for students who are available to start work in the summer and stay on with the project through the fall semester.

In this role, students will learn the process of audience research, from ideation to execution. The internship will cover product development skills such as empathy interviewing, survey creation, sprint/agile development, prototyping, and brainstorming potential products and solutions through a “Jobs To Be Done” (JTBD) model. Students will have a hand in analyzing community survey results and conducting interviews. You’ll also work with the team to develop relationships with community stakeholders (chambers of commerce, nonprofits, etc.) to recruit research participants.

Bilingual (Spanish) interviewing skills are strongly desired. Prior experience in audience research or product management is not required.

Media, Information, Data, and Society Lab

Deadline: Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The hired graduate student will work throughout this summer break (summer 2022) as a research assistant at the Media, Information, Data, and Society Lab (MIDAS lab). The specific project that the hired GSA will involve is titled "Mapping Disinformation Ecosystem of Networked Asian Immigrant Communities." The hired GSA student will help recruit focus group interview participants, set up interviews, conduct, and transcribe the interviews.

Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Deadline: Friday, May 27, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law seeks a Cronkite or College of Law student to fill the position of Measured Justice Podcast Research Aide to support the Academy for Justice. The Academy for Justice is a criminal justice reform center which focuses on bridging the gap between academia and on-the-ground criminal justice reform efforts by acting as a conduit between scholarly research and ideas and criminal justice policy makers, stakeholders, journalists, and the public.

The Academy for Justice puts out a monthly podcast, Measured Justice which is dedicated to offering a partisan-free perspective on current issues affecting America and beyond. The Measured Justice Podcast Research Aide will assist by conducting research for monthly podcasts, drafting podcast scripts, and other duties as assigned. Students currently enrolled and/or affiliated with a Professor at Cronkite or the College of Law are encouraged to apply.

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2022

Wage: Paid

Instructions:

The Walter Cronkite School is seeking Freelance Photographers to work on covering Cronkite events, programs, students, and faculty.

Minute Media

Deadline: Monday, June 13, 2022

Wage: Unpaid

Instructions:

We are looking for a passionate, motivated Intern to join the team! Minute Media’s Internship Program is intended to provide current college students with real work experience in their preferred area of interest within the sports digital media space.

The Social Media Intern will be tasked with creating their own shareable content and distributing it to various Facebook and Twitter pages that we own and manage, which reach millions of users per month. Throughout the duration of the internship, the Intern will focus on the following activities that will help them gain knowledge of the sports marketing industry: live in-game NFL posts, creatives, social reports, and one-on-ones with key members of our team. We want the Intern to point to these activities as a means to their pride in what they completed as interns with our company with specific deliverable metrics that establish the success of their efforts.

By the end of the program, Interns should have a solid understanding of the digital media landscape, specifically related to social media. Additionally, Interns will have gained a network of industry professionals to aid in their career journey.

Minute Media

Deadline: Monday, June 13, 2022

Wage: Unpaid

Instructions:

DBLTAP is looking for internship candidates with a passion for journalism in esports and gaming! Using our rich editing platform, you will have the chance to create engaging social and opinionated esports content which will be widely distributed throughout DBLTAP’s network of users. You will receive regular feedback from our industry-leading editors on how to improve your writing skills in the field of esports journalism while learning real-world skills on the go and building an impressive portfolio.

Additionally, we offer an educational program where you will participate in modules designed to prepare you for the ever-growing media industry.

****We are excited to bring on an additional class of interns to the internship program, which is designed to give young professionals an educational experience in the industry! This is an unpaid internship that will last 3 months with the starting date being in a month or so and an expectation to work 12 hours per week.

Sports360az.com

Deadline: Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Wage: Unpaid

Instructions:

Formally known as Pros2Preps, Sports360.com has grown to become a leader in local sports reporting in the era of social media and second-screen news consumption. Our goal is to continue to grow our media offerings and expand our reach in the Arizona sports market as we continue to report on all things prep, college, and pro sports.

If you want a pull-the-curtain back view of the industry with life balance, finding the gig, sharpen your sword in storytelling, writing, networking and community. This is the internship for you.

YP CoNext at ASU

Deadline: Sunday, July 24, 2022

Wage: Unpaid

Instructions:

YP CoNext at ASU is a mentoring program originated from the Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals (YP). The mission: To build a bridge between local college students and the Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals (YP) to foster personal and professional development, around leadership, life skills and community service to aid in the transition from college students to high performing young professionals.