Communication Internship & Job Newsletter- Week of 3/31/17

Week of March 31st Internship/Job Postings:

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


>Society for Human Resource Management

-Membership & External Affairs Internship for the summer of 2017.

-This internship will be an excellent opportunity for a Communication or PR student interested in exploring a career with associations. The intern will have the opportunity to work in five different departments at SHRM, a large professional membership association based in Alexandria, VA. Beyond media relations and social media work, the intern will also be involved in proofreading a magazine, writing a press release, contributing to member communication and related communications work.

-Interested students should contact Auri Duarte at


>McAdam Financially Advances in Tysons Corner

-McAdam is a fun, fast-paced, and independent advisory firm that focuses on giving our clients the highest level of service and world-class investment management. 

-We are actively seeking 2017 graduates to fill a full-time, entry-level financial advisor/wealth manager position, upon graduation.  Our office is looking to grow and I believe that your students would be a great fit for the position, based on the university’s strong reputation and academic presence.  The position is for candidates who are interested in an exciting career path that is both challenging and rewarding.

-If interested, students can e-mail their resumes to and check out their website:


>IMPACT Collective

-Offering part-time and full-time internships for Summer 2017 for the Marketing and Events position

-An award winning company, IMPACT Collective manages an assortment of talented business professionals who offer a variety of unique services. This includes marketing, public relations, event management, concert production, wedding planning, and venue sales. We aspire to be socially conscious and to impact our clients through passion, collaboration, and dedication. A few brands represented under IMPACT‘s umbrella include Meant 2 Live FoundationSplendor, and The Winery at Bull Run. To top it off, the owner of IMPACTis a GMU alum so go Patriots!

-Please contact Paige Shahryary for more information.


>World War I Centennial Commission

-Internship: org/intern

-Located in Washington D.C.

-Accepting Interns from Spring 2017 through Summer 2019

-Contact Caroline Wood, State Outreach Intern, for more information:


>Shakespeare Opera Theatre

-Marketing Assistant Director/Producer

-Apply through HireMason: - Job ID #140885, Resume submission deadline April 19, 2017

-The internship will involve overseeing marketing and front of house operations as assigned by an Executive Producer. Fostering good audience relations, recruiting advertisers and donors, helping with fund raising, setting up advertising, ticketing assistance and board relations are all examples of how our intern would learn about Arts Administration. Opportunities to shadow other members of the team as interested are also available.


>Invisible Children

-Located in Washington D.C.

-Communications Intern

-The Communications Intern will have crucial responsibility of assisting in developing and implementing Invisible Children’s mass communication strategy.

-If interested, please email Megan Green at with the subject line: COMMUNICATIONS INTERN. In this email, please include your resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (500 words, blog style).



-Account Manager position.

-Application can be found through this link:

-To Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, two short writing samples, and three references to with the subject line “ScoutComms Account Manager Application”


>Diffusion PR

-Rookie Program at Diffusion PR’s NYC office.

-Diffusion is committed to hiring recent grads to give them a chance to jump right into the PR industry and learn the ins and outs of agency life. This is not an internship or temporary program; it is a full-time position that offers the right mix of training and entry-level experience they will need to be successful in this fast-paced industry. You can find all the details and application to download here on their website.

-Please contact Mariah Hurts at for any questions.


>The Loudoun Free Clinic

-Social Media & Website Support - Internship Position

-The Loudoun Free Clinic (LFC) is a nonprofit organization that provides health care, free of charge, to low-income, uninsured adults in Loudoun County. In order to qualify, a patient must be a resident of Loudoun County, between the ages of 18 and 64, uninsured, and have a household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. 12 employees and over 150 volunteers administer care and support to over 1,000 patients.

-For more information, visit our website:

-Timeframe: Mid-May to Mid-August

-Availability: As needed, most work can be done remotely with weekly meetings in-person.

-Job Description: Update and maintain the Loudoun Free Clinic’s Facebook and website. Develop content, for both sites, and graphics/pictures (when applicable). Collaborate with various staff members and volunteers to convey the overall mission of the clinic and current programs or events. Work with the Event Planning Intern to develop promotional products for events.

-Requirements: The intern should be self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team. Must have strong writing, excellent grammar, and self-editing skills. Junior or Senior Marketing/PR/Communications major with a GPA 3.0 and above preferred.

-Pay or credit: This is an unpaid position, which can be used for course credit if needed.

-Application: Please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your qualifications and why you are interested in interning for the Loudoun Free Clinic.

-Application deadline: April 3rd, 2017

-Questions and application submissions can be sent to Meg Carren via email:


>PBS NewsHour

-PBS NewsHouris looking for a Production Assistant, Media Assets (PA) to work with the Media Assets team, performing a variety of tasks related to the management and archiving of PBS NewsHour media assets (both digital and tape) and support for the production work of thePBS NewsHour.  The PA exercises independent judgment and collaborates with producers, technicians and other members of the PBS NewsHour organization, for the daily broadcast and online content.

-Primary responsibilities include assisting and monitoring footage for the PBS NewsHourMedia Management system, entering data into the legacy Library archival database, and researching and fulfilling video requests for producers. Further, the PA will edit and duplicate video for clients, guests, and others, as necessary, using editing programs, such as Avid Media Composer, Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro.  Additionally, they will provide production assistance, and assist in curation of incoming footage; including field footage, outside-sourced footage and Newssource footage from providers including APTN, Reuters, ITN and ABC NewsOne.

-Qualified applicants will have Bachelors in journalism, or related field, and one (1) year of experience with Media Asset Management Systems. In addition, they will have some experience with broadcast and online journalism, and experience with Avid Composer, Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

-For a full job description or to apply through our online application, please click hereto be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit our websites for our current job postings list: weta.organd


>Summer 2017 Congressional Internship

-The Officer of Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) seeks paid interns for his office in Washington, DC for the 2017 summer semester.

-Deadline for applications if April 15, 2017.

-Interested candidates should send an email to 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. Application received by April 15th, 2017 will be given priority. Delaware ties are required.