Internships

Winter 2018

Love at First Try is hiring a marketing intern, PR intern and website design intern! For more information about the company, you can head over to their website. For detailed information about any of these positions and how to apply, contact Mike – the VP of Professional Development.

Calling all social media gurus! Weber-Shandwick is looking for a social media intern ASAP. Are you looking for an AMAZING internship opportunity that will allow you to work with some of the biggest brands in the automotive industry?

Weber Shandwick Detroit office is currently seeking a community management intern to join their social team! You must be based in the Detroit area and have an unwavering passion for social media. Email Erica Tackett (etackett@webershandwick.com) for more info!
The Kresge Foundation is looking for an External Affairs and Communications intern. The intern’s role will be designed to provide hands-on experience in external, internal and digital communications based on a combination of the intern’s personal interests, learning objectives and the work available. The position will report directly to a communications officer and include opportunities to own significant projects and interface with multiple Kresge teams.
For more information head to https://goo.gl/kmVzcg.
Please submit a cover letter and updated resume by January 31, 2018 to careers@kresge.org

 

Summer 2018

Interesting Internships

Ann Arbor Summer Festival is hiring a few interns for the summer of 2018. For a full list of opportunities, check out this page. Here is some more information about it:

Program Information
The Ann Arbor Summer Festival internship program offers meaningful, on-the-job experience for college students and recent graduates who are interested in pursuing careers in non-profit administration, arts management and live event production. Festival internships offer a wide range of hands-on experiences and networking opportunities for aspiring arts professionals. Hours are flexible and adaptable.
Open Internship Areas:
Community Engagement Internship
Educational Outreach Internship
Marketing & Design Internship
Operations Internship
Programs Internship
Compensation
Participants will receive an honorarium thanks to the festival’s Molloy Arts Education Fund and the generosity of its donors. This fund aims to provide interns with a hands-on experience that fosters critical skill development and innovative thinking. Participants are expected to attend all professional development sessions, complete a benchmarking research project, and be available nightly during the festival (June 8 – July 4, 2018).
Deadlines
Applications to the program are currently being accepted. Selected candidates will be asked to complete two rounds of interviews. Round 1 phone interviews will take place in January and February, 2018. Round 2 in-person interviews will occur buy the end of March, 2018. All applicants will be notified of final decisions by the end of March, 2018.

Journalism internships

Institute on Political Journalism in Washington, DC. is accepting early applications for their summer internship program until December 5. Interns will spend 8 weeks in the nation’s capital with students from around the country and world who are all passionate about politics, getting the story straight and learning the ins and outs of the news business.

More information about this specific scholarship can be found here

Public Relations internships

Quicken Loans is looking for a PR intern for the summer of 2018. As a Public Relations Intern, you’ll have the opportunity to plan and execute communications plans, while collaborating with team members company wide.

Click here to read more and apply.

Communications internships

Ford Motor Company is looking for a communications intern for the summer of 2018. Potential internship assignments include product communications, corporate communications, employee communications, and more.

Minimum requirements:

  1. Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, or Public Relations
  2. 3.0 GPA or higher
  3. Must be at least a sophomore

Click here to read the full description and apply.

Domino’s Pizza is hiring paid communications interns for the summer of 2018. Work includes everything from public and media relations to social media and dLive, Domino’s global intranet site.

Minimum requirements:

  1. Current sophomore, junior, or senior
  2. 3.0 GPA or higher
  3. Leadership and extracurricular activities preferred

Click here to read the full description and apply

MMS Holdings Inc. is seeking an intern to assist the internal marketing lead with responsibilities related to marketing strategy, public relations, event planning, and social media.

Requirements include:

  1. Strong internet & computer skills in Microsoft Office
  2. Candidate must be working towards a B.A., preferably in Marketing or Public Relations
  3. Excellent verbal & written communication skills are highly desired

Click here for more info.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to: careers@mmsholdings.com

Marketing internships

Quicken Loans is looking for an internet marketing intern for the summer of 2018. As an Internet Marketing Intern, you’ll support your team by assisting with research, communication and content.

Requirements include:

  1. Excellent organizational and written communication skills with strong attention to detail
  2. Strong sense of urgency
  3. Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office suite
  4. Self-starter who can work independently and in a team environment
  5. Familiarity with project management

Click here to read more and apply.

Quicken Loans is looking for a digital marketing intern for the summer of 2018.  As a Digital Marketing Intern, you will gain real world experience in a fast-paced work environment. As you work to complete multiple projects, you will be assisting your team with day-to-day tasks and responsibilities.

Requirements include:

  1. Photography, Videography, Fine Arts, or Marketing major
  2. Strong attention to detail
  3. Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  4. Strong time management and project management skills
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skill

Click here to read more and apply.

Domino’s Pizza is looking for a paid intern to work on marketing projects.

Requirements include:

  1. Current sophomore, junior, or senior (May 2018 graduates are not qualified)
  2. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  3. Leadership and extracurricular activities preferred
  4. Commitment to make a direct impact on company success

Click here to read more and apply.

Internships available any semester

Public Relations internships

Bianchi Public Relations is looking for a paid intern for winter, summer, or fall semesters. Interns will participate in staff meetings, develop targeted media lists, learn about media relations and learn about PR agency service, responsiveness and client needs.

Click here for more info.

To apply, send your resume to Jaclyn Bussert at jbussert@bianchipr.com

Stratacomm is looking for a paid, full-time PR intern. Candidates should have, or should be working towards, an undergraduate or graduate degree in a communications-related field. Undergraduate applicants should have earned 56 credits or more at the time of their application.

Click here for more information.

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to Nicole Peltro at  npelto@stratacomm.net

Detroit Historical Society is looking for a PR intern. Requirements include:

  1. Coursework and/or major in Communications, Marketing, History, Public Relations, Business or equivalent.
  2. Minimum G.P.A. of 3.0
  3. Junior or Senior standing

Click here for more information.

To apply, send a cover letter, current resume and writing sample to Bob Sadler at bobsadler@detroithistorical.org

Mort Crim Communications is hiring a PR intern to assist with client meetings, media lists, editorial calendars, media monitoring, and much more.

Click here for more information.

To apply, Send resume and cover letter – including what makes YOU the ideal intern candidate for MCCI – to Senior Vice President of PR/Marcom Rich Donley at rdonley@mccicorp.com.

Tanner Friedman is looking for a PR intern that will learn and contribute with an opportunity to do both in a range of areas, including research, writing, media relations, and client meetings.

Click here for more information.

To apply, interested students should send their cover letters and resumes to Lexi Cerilli at lcerilli@tannerfriedman.com

Miscellaneous internships

ASG Renaissance, an award-winning marketing communications firm, located in Dearborn, is looking for students pursuing a degree in public relations, digital media, marketing, or communications. The intern will support client events, social media and public relations activities.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:
Debra Salem – PR and Digital Media Manager
E: dsalem@asgren.com

The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau is a non-profit organization that markets and sells the Detroit metropolitan region to business and leisure visitors in order to maximize economic impact.

The Marketing Intern will focus on projects and activities related to public relations and print and online marketing. The student will work closely with members of the marketing team to achieve the goals of all departments. Pay is $8/hour.

Click here for more info.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to: careers@visitdetroit.com

Haven is seeking an enthusiastic communications professional who will be instrumental in increasing HAVEN’s social media presence while providing communications support. Must have some weekday availability, but may work from home some hours. A 2-semester commitment is preferred. Unpaid..

Click here for more info.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to:
Rachel Decker
E: rdecker@haven-oakland.org

Siemens is looking for marketing or journalism majors to assist in increasing social media presence for the Simcenter Product portfolio. Responsibilities include writing articles and blogging for the Siemens community site, posting videos to YouTube, driving traffic through posts to LinkedIn, etc.

Requirements include:

  1. Currently enrolled in a 4 year university pursuing a bachelor’s degree In marketing or journalism.
  2. Familiarity with social media
  3. Good written and verbal communication skills
  4. Good time management skills and balancing of multiple tasks
  5. Experience with blogging
  6. Interest in the software industry/engineering- the product line being supported is highly technical

Click here to read more and apply.

Organization for Bat Conservation located at the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills is looking for a marketing intern. OBC is currently seeking a marketing intern to participate in the promotion of our programming and special events, through a variety of media, including news and social media.

Requirements:

  1. Must have completed 2 years of college in communications-related major
  2. Familiar with Mac computers
  3. Current student
  4. Able to multi-task
  5. Must provide own housing and transportation

Click here for more info.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and two writing samples to:

Rob Mies, Executive Director
rmies@batconservation.org

West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation is looking for an intern to help with website management, social media execution, media relations, brochure design, event management, and sponsor acquisition. The internship is a paid, part-time position requiring a commitment of at least 16 weeks which includes some evenings.

Requirements include:

  1. College juniors, seniors or recent graduates from public relations, marketing, communication or related degrees.
  2. Strong written and oral communication skills
  3. Knowledge of various social media platforms and best practices
  4. Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite and/or HTML a plus but not required

Click here for more info.

To apply, send portfolio/work examples, college transcripts, cover letter and resume to:

Ms. Ruth Lyons
Email: rlyons@westbloomfieldparks.org

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