Loyola University / Communication Internships

b the site -- writing, reporting, social media

b and bthesite.com — Baltimore's premier publication for young adults — is looking for spring and summer interns.

The internship opportunities here are varied: news, sports, entertainment and lifestyle reporting and blogging; social media; copy editing; publication design and graphics; photography; video production; web production. Our interns have interviewed celebrities, reported cover stories, shot major local events, created humorous photo galleries, designed covers, recapped shows for our TV Lust blog and much more.

For the spring, we have several openings but are especially interested in applicants for:
-- Features reporting internships.
-- Design internships.
-- Sportswriting internships.
-- Social media/UGC internships.
-- Web content and production internships.

Most internships will involve some web production.

We're in The Sun newsroom, so our interns will be working with us but also interacting with people across The Sun organization.

This is an unpaid internship; interns MUST earn academic credit and be able to show proof that they are earning academic credit.

Hours are flexible, starting at about 12 hours a week.

Incoming juniors, seniors and grad students preferred. We prefer students who have some sort of media experience, such as working on the Greyhound, blogging, etc.

Anyone interested should e-mail a cover letter, resume and work samples (or links to work samples) to anne@bthesite.com.

United Way - special events

Special Events and Volunteerism Intern Job Description (undergraduate and graduate students)
Time required: 6-8 hours per week
Skills required: good phone etiquette, detail-oriented, savvy with excel and word.
One of our goals here at United Way of Central Maryland is to promote volunteerism that creates community impact. Interns will help achieve our goal by assisting in a variety of projects including updating the Volunteer Guide and agency contact list, helping to promote volunteer needs from our impact partners, and helping with UWCM signature volunteer events.
Please send a resume, cover letter, and schedule availability to Danelle at Danelle.buchman@uwcm.org

United Way – marketing and communcation


Position Title: Marketing & Communications Intern

Department: Marketing & Communications

Report To: Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications

POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT: To build relationships both internally among staff and externally among donors, volunteers and general audiences to increase the visibility of United Way of Central Maryland. Intern will work cooperatively with the Marketing & Communications staff to support fundraising efforts during campaign season and raise awareness about the “need” in our community and UWCM’s role in improving lives across the region.


Weight (%) duties and responsibilities in priority order to total 100%:

30% E-marketing
Support UWCM’s online marketing efforts. Utilize Constant Contact to develop email invitations and other email communications, working closely with Major Gifts Department. Update and edit website content on www.uwcm.org and www.emergingleadersunited.org.

25% General Marketing Support
Intern will function as a member of the Marketing & Communications team, working closely with Director of Marketing, Assistant Director of Marketing, Web Development Specialist and Graphic Designer. Assistance with projects such as event promotion, campaign promotion and other tasks will be requested.

20% Media Relations Support
Review newspapers and other publications for mentions of United Way of Central Maryland, member agencies, issue areas and look for opportunities for UWCM to be ‘part of the conversation.’ Archive press clippings. Draft press releases and build media lists based upon target audiences.

15% Copywriting, story telling and editing
Assist in the writing and production of UWCM materials. Write compelling stories that bring to life UWCM work for use on website, in email, in collateral materials and newsletters. Interview donors and volunteers as needed. Assist in proofreading UWCM publications to ensure they meet organizational style and branding standards.

10% Constituent Relations
Provide support following UWCM direct mail outreach efforts to contact recipients and assess their satisfaction with UWCM and UWCM’s communications. Also contact donors who request and receive incentives to thank them and assess their satisfaction. Gather feedback and present to Assistant Director Marketing & Communications, and coordinate additional conversations when necessary. Manage follow-up process after donors return donor brochure postcard.

ACCOUNTABILITY: In order to be successful in this position, the intern must consistently demonstrate competency in:

• Meeting established deadlines
• Building cooperative relationships
• Writing and editing in accordance with AP Style
• Attention to detail
• Negotiating mutually agreeable outcomes
• Working as a team member
• Communicating effectively verbally and in writing
• Professionalism in the workplace

INTERACTION (Internal and External):
• UWCM managers and staff, primarily the Marketing and Communications team
• Area businesses
• Human service agencies (executives, staff, service recipients)
• Volunteers

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS (required education, years of experience, skills and abilities): Individual with or seeking a bachelor’s degree. Academic concentration in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Business or English.

Candidate must possess self-confidence, integrity, active listening skills and organizational skills, and be energetic, friendly, articulate, focused, detail-oriented and creative. Candidate must have the ability to see a project through to completion.

Skills include:
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, including public speaking
• Proofreading ability, particularly AP Style
• Ability to manage multiple tasks in an independent, fast-paced environment
• Social networking mechanisms

PHYSICAL DEMANDS (sitting, standing, lifting, etc.):
The intern is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position. There is also a fair amount of standing and walking. The hands are used to write, type, draw or handle small objects and controls. This position requires talking to individuals and groups, ability to hear others speak, visual acuity to design and implement layouts for events. Weights of up to 30 pounds occasionally lifted.