Communication Internship & Job Newsletter for the Week of November 4th, 2016

Communication Internship & Job Newsletter 11/4/16


Communication Internship & Job Newsletter

Friday November 4th, 2016

 Dear Communication Majors,

            This weekly newsletter will list all the internships and job positions the Communication main office receives from organizations, companies, recruiters, alumni, and anyone who reaches out to us looking for Mason students to fill their intern and job positions. We will send it out every Friday and also post it on the Mason Communication website. Please check out this link for all the Internship/Job Please contact Megan Edmondson, the Undergraduate Program Coordinator, at if you have any questions! We hope this newsletter will help you in your internship and job search!  


            The Department of Communication


Week of November 8th Internship/Job Postings:

Note: Please make sure to check if these internships/jobs have deadlines or are ongoing by checking the link provided or the contact.

  • Congressional Internship in Washington D.C.
    • The Office of Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) seeks unpaid interns for his office in Washington D.C. for Winter and Spring semester 2017.
    • “Responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, handling requests for flags or tours, and assisting front office as well as legislative staff. Internship positions are full or part time. This position requires outstanding organizational abilities, strong communication skills, attention to detail, poise, flexibility, and an ability to prioritize in an extremely fast-paced office. Motivated, hardworking, and professional applicants looking to get a taste of Capital Hill are encouraged to apply.”
    • Interest candidates should email with the subject line reading “Intern” and include a cover letter, resume, and one brief (2-3 pages) writing sample.
    • Students should also specify days of availability. Applications received by November 22nd, 2016 will be given priority. Delaware ties a plus, but not required. Absolutely no walk-ins or phone calls.
  • The Artifice
    • “Do you want to write about Movies, TV, Anime, Arts, Comics, Games, Literature or other art forms? Do you want to get your foot in the door and enter the big-wide world of the online media and have your work read and shared by millions of readers? We invite you to The Artifice:
    • “The Artifice is an online magazine that covers a wide spectrum of art
      We do not run The Artifice, you do. The Artifice is collaboratively
      built and maintained by your fellow writers. It is structured to let you
      focus on the quality of the content while it deals with the exposure of it
      to an audience of millions. Instead of recycling the same entertainment news stories or publishing commonplace editorials, The Artifice focus on unique topics that are intellectually stimulating and meaningful.”
    • Grab the opportunity and join our team of writers:
  • AMGA (Advancing High Performance Health)
    • “The Public Relations/Communications department is interested in bringing a Video Intern on board to help grow in-house video capabilities.”
    • Contact: Angela Sidlauskas at
  • ScoutComms Inc.
    • Spring 2017 Internship-Advocate for Veterans & Military Families
    • “ScoutComms, the nation’s leading communications, advocacy, and philanthropic strategy firm providing services that support veterans and military families, seek motivated, hard-working student interns for the spring semester. Interns will provide support to Fortune 500 companies, veteran-owned businesses and veteran-focused non-profits.”
    • To apply: Email a resume, cover letter, and two short writing samples to Vice President Brian Wagner at with the subject “ScoutComms Spring 2017 Internship.”
    • Check out the link below for more information on how to apply:
  • WOFL TV Fox35/WRBW TV My65, Orlando, FL & WOGX TV Fox51, Gainesville, FL Current Openings
  • KANTER (Public Relations Firm)-Arlington, VA
    • Financial Public Relations Intern
    • “We have a part-time paid internship available in our office in the Washington, DC metropolitan area for a student interested in communications/public relations. Interest in media relations with a focus on corporate and financial topics is a must. The intern will receive training and work as part of a small, collaborative team, assisting in research, media outreach and other public relations activities. This is an opportunity to work closely on implementing PR strategies and develop an understanding of media relations; as well as a potential to advance into a media relations associate position at the firm with a full benefits package.”
    • “This is a 1 year paid internship with a partial benefits package.  A qualifying candidate must be available 3 to 4 days a week, preferably during morning hours, and live in the D.C. metro region. Only candidates able to work part-time in the D.C. metro area will be considered.”
    • To apply: Please submit your resume and a cover letter to indicating reasons for your interest in this position. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.


Future Opportunities to look out for…

  • The White House Internship Program
    • The application period is now closed. Please check this link in the future to see when there will be openings as well as follow the program on Twitter to get updates! This is a great opportunity for Mason students because we are so close to DC! There are currently Mason students interning there now!
    • White House Internships are available within 16 different Presidential Departments. Learn more about internships within each department.