Communication Internship & Job Newsletter- Week of November 11th, 2016

Communication Internship & Job Newsletter 11/11/16


Communication Internship & Job Newsletter

Friday November 11th, 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’s:

            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 11th 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 information.)


  • AMGA (Advancing High Performance Health)
    • Video Intern
      • At AMGA we’re paving the way for medical groups and integrated systems of care to deliver the next level of high-performance health. We are seeking a talented student with strong knowledge of film/ production to bring sight and sound together in order to tell our story. You’ll serve as a videographer/editor at AMGA as we build out our in-house video capabilities. You’ll have the opportunity to shoot footage and edit the content to create short (30 second- 1 minute) videos for use on our social media platforms and marketing emails. You’ll work closely with our social media and public relations staff to innovate new video project ideas as well as share your knowledge.
      • Responsibilities:
        • Help to determine what camera and production equipment is the best fit for AMGA
        • Review existing video footage- trim footage segments and put together short clips using Final Cut Pro. The material may include camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects.
        • Shoot video footage as needed. Work projects through post-production.
      • Requirements:
        • Strong knowledge of video equipment and editing software packages (Final Cut Pro)
        • Demonstrable video editing ability
        • Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity
        • Self-starter with professional demeanor
        • Ability to work in team environment
        • Junior/Senior preferred
  • If interested, please send a letter of interest, resume (if available) and a sample of work to Angela Sidlauskas at by Monday, Dec. 5. More information about our organization is available on
  • Tim Hugo Group: Free File Alliance and CERCA
    • Communications Intern for Spring 2017
    • “The Tim Hugo Group manages 2 trade associations that work in the tax preparation industry: the Free File Alliance and CERCA.”
    • “Would be able to learn to work with the media, help with press releases, and other communication needs. Knowledge of updating websites, Twitter, etc. are required.”
    • Free File Alliance:
    • CERCA:
    • Contact Vickie Hull for more information:


  • The Data Group of NSF Engineering Directorate
  • The Data Group of NSF Engineering Directorate is looking for energetic student to join us for an exciting data analytic adventure. The intern will work directly with the lead of the ENG Data Group, and will have opportunity to work on many exciting projects, including:
    • Working with NSF award and proposal dataset as well external datasets, both structured and non-structured data.
    • Working with enterprise database systems such as Sybase, MS SQL Server etc.
    • Working with state-of-the art data analytical and data visualization tools such as OBIEE (Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition) and Tableau.
    • Working on analyses such as Nanotechnology, Advanced Manufacturing, PI community, etc.
    • Working with Microsoft SharePoint to create and maintain sites, web pages and workflows, etc.
    • Working with Confluence Wiki to create and maintain workspace and wiki page, blogs, etc.
    • Preferred academic background or qualifications
  • Major from Computer Science, Information Engineering, Information Science, or Applied Math
  • Experience with programming and databases (including MS excel)
  • Quick leaner
  • 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.
  • 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:
  • 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.