Communication Internship & Job Newsletter-week of April 21, 2017

Week of April 21st 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.


>Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce 

-Graphic Design Intern and Communications & Marketing Intern: The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, the Voice of Business in Northern Virginia, which represents nearly 700 member companies with 500,000 employees in the region, seeks an independent, responsible and detail oriented Graphic Design Intern and a Communications & Marketing Intern for Summer 2017 (late May/early June through August) to support its busy communications and marketing program (approximately 20/week with flexible days/times). Interns may work remotely but will be required to come onsite for training. Interns will be invited and are welcome to shadow the communications team at all Chamber events. The internship is unpaid. Students seeking course credits may apply if approved by their educational institution.

-To apply, please send your resume and letter of interest to Alex Thompson, Director of Communications and Marketing, at


>Booz Allen Hamilton Internship Opportunities

-Multimedia Production Intern Description: Booz Allen Hamilton’s corporate Marketing & Communications Team is looking for a creative and driven multimedia intern to assist with projects, tasks and ad campaigns. Prepare for shoots, help with casting, scout locations, schedule interviews and other production logistics. Organize, edit and retouch images and video clips. Storyboard, script, shoot, setup video lighting, and edit video with little supervision and direction. Assist with key wording and metadata to create as well as maintain the company’s digital media archive. Manage and organize online content to maintain brand consistency. If interested in applying, please email Joseph Campbell a resume and cover letter for this position at

-Marketing Intern Description: Assist corporate marketing team with planning, implementation and evaluation of marketing campaigns to promote Booz Allen’s activities, services, and products. Update existing and develop new promotional content, including website, social media brochures, case studies, and other marketing materials.  Work closely with social media, website, media relations and employee engagement teams to develop and disseminate content across multiple channels that aligns with marketing strategies to grow market share, build the brand, and achieve business objectives.

-Digital Content Intern Description: Support digital assets and digital strategy within the firm's marketing and communications department to help engage audiences across all digital platforms, including web, mobile, search, email, and social media. Perform content audits, updates, and SEO research related to com. Monitor firm-owned social media properties and drafting social media posts using Hootsuite. Perform ad-hoc requests related to website and social media performance using Google Analytics, Site Catalyst, and Hootsuite Analytics. Organize digital assets on owned channels (e.g., SlideShare, YouTube, and flickr). Monitor industry and competitive trends related to web strategy, email strategy, mobile strategy, and content marketing strategy. Successful candidates will be detail-oriented and have professional experience or coursework in communications-related fields.  Those with energetic personalities and strong interpersonal skills will thrive in this team environment.

-Employee Engagement Intern Description: Support Engagement and Communications for the firm’s marketing and communications department across all internal platforms (e.g., intranet, Yammer, VoiceStorm, Eloqua). Collect and analyze employee feedback and engagement trends through research projects and internal focus groups. Perform ad hoc writing/editing on a variety of internal communications projects.  Provide on-the-ground-support for employee events. Create compelling content for our employee advocacy platform, VoiceStorm ,as well as tribute campaigns (i.e., preparedness month, cybersecurity awareness month, military family month etc.)

-Media Intern Description: Support external communications, media relations, and event planning activities within the firm's external relations department to help reach key stakeholders. Write and provide light editing support for select external communications. Conduct on-demand research into reporters, media coverage, publications and trending topics. Provide hands-on event management support as needed. Collaborate with digital (website and social media) teams. Find opportunities to tell our stories visually and graphically. Successful candidates will be detail-oriented and have professional experience or coursework in communications-related fields.  Those with energetic personalities and strong interpersonal skills will thrive in this team environment.

-Community Partnerships Intern Description: Assist firm’s community involvement team with planning, implementation and evaluation of outreach initiatives to engage more employees in volunteerism, fundraising, and utilization of corporate social responsibility-related tools and programs. Update existing and develop new promotional content (fact sheets, annual report, toolkits, etc.) and drive efforts to implement new ways of reaching audiences. Utilize existing outreach tools to develop a structured reporting process and work directly with external vendors and key stakeholders to provide recommendations for tool improvement and increased adoption rate. Work closely with social media, website, media relations and employee engagement teams to develop and disseminate community involvement content across multiple channels. Successful candidates will be detail-oriented and have professional experience or coursework in communications-related fields.  Those with energetic personalities and strong interpersonal skills will thrive in this team environment. An interest in corporate social responsibility and/or community service is a plus.


>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  


>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

-Please contact Paige Shahryary for more information.


>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.