Communication Internship & Job Newsletter- Week of April 14, 2017

Week of April 14th 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.


>Summer 2017 Congressional Internship

-The Office 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 15th

-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.


>The Steve Jansen Campaign for Virginia House of Delegates in the 13th District

-The Steve Jansen campaign is looking for interns this summer and this fall to join the team leading up to the 2017 election. The campaign is seeking motivated, dedicated individuals who want to learn the inner workings of a political campaign and ground-game.

-Hours are flexible. Interns will be responsible for creating meaningful relationships and having persuasive conversations with our voters at the doorstep and over the phone. This program will teach you about what goes into creating a grassroots field program, successfully running a GOTV (Get-Out-the-Vote) operation, and allow you to meet friends and professional contacts that will last a lifetime.

-The Jansen Campaign Internship Program is designed to be an educational and informative opportunity, providing an entry-level launching point for future careers in politics. Program participants will engage with voters in their communities, learn from and work directly with experienced campaign staff, and hear from a number of guest speakers.

-Apply online at , contact us by phone at (301)-938-9857, or email us at  


>Cortona Academy

-Web Master, Writer, Photographer needed for Private School

-We are seeking either an undergraduate or a graduate student in Writing, Marketing, or Communications who is 100% proficient in WordPress and HTML and has superior grammar skills to work with us on site.  We are located near Reston, VA and are about a 15-minute drive from GMU's campus. We need this person to arrange (or do himself/herself) the filming for our site, and who can do the photography or arrange for student photographers.  In other words, we need HELP!  

-Hours: immediately, but at least 3 - 6 hours per week

-This person must be well groomed and well spoken, and be able to interview students, families, and our professors.  We look to eventually do a film, and would love to have this person interface with the newspapers to write our news releases, and do blogs.  The main issue is that this person needs to come on-site for at least 3-6 hours per week and preferably Fridays, but we are 100% willing to work around your classes and finals.  This position could definitely expand into full-time during summers and after graduation, as our school expands. Please call Sharon at 703-464-0034 immediately.  This position has to be filled immediately.  Salary will be based on your experience and enthusiasm.


>Randstad Technologies 

-The Analyst/Technical Writer is responsible for managing all corporate technical documentation and expected to provide OSINT support on a variety of research-based tasks.

-Principle Duties and Responsibilities: Conduct open source research and analysis to identify information gaps and potential cyber threats using various analytical methodologies and intelligence systems. Evaluate the relevance and accuracy of gathered information to produce multi-source intelligence packages. Create and actively update all technical documentation to include user guides, test plans and procedures, marketing material, training material, and customized report templates. Perform front end software testing/analysis as needed. Prepare and occasionally conduct product demonstrations for potential clients.

-Education: Bachelor’s degree with concentration in Communication, English, and Journalism preferred but 1-3 years of experience is acceptable.

-Skills: Experience with Microsoft Office products and InDesign. Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading, and editing skills. Experience as a technical writer for hardware and/or software documentation. Ability to operate in a multi-tasking and fast-paced environment. Experience using Camtasia or other video editing software is a plus.

-Desired Skills: Strong research and analytical skills.

-Please contact Tom Sin at for more information on how to apply.


>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


>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.


>Shakespeare Opera Theatre

-Marketing Assistant Director/Producer

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

-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.

-This intern will report to an Executive Producer as assigned.


>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.


>PBS NewsHour

-PBS NewsHour is 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 NewsHour. Media 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