Springboard winner gearing up in Abilene

0 Commentsby   |  04.23.15  |  Uncategorized

Ron Davis is interviewing people for full-time jobs this summer at his new Abilene company, Reactuate Games, which won this year’s community division of the Springboard competition. There might be room for an internship among his needs, and a marketing producer is one of the specific titles he’s trying to fill. This project is moving fast. You’ll find the details here:


Paid summer internship in Dallas radio

0 Commentsby   |  04.23.15  |  Uncategorized

CBS Radio Dallas is offering students a paid internship. Students will still be able to take part in the fast paced learning environment that is provided and participate in a more hands-on approach while earning the minimal base wage for up to 120 worked hours.  CBS Radio Dallas is home to a cluster of 6 local stations with formats such as Sports, Light Rock, Hot AC, News, Classics, and Spanish. Internships include those in programming, promotions, production, sales/marketing, and accounting.


  • Must be currently attending an accredited college and have completed some course work in field of interest
  • Hours needed may not exceed 120 paid hours
  • Complete and submit all required paperwork prior to the first day of internship.
  • Not participate in same department as a family member.

Once students RSVP they will receive an application, which is due back with the student’s resume by May 15. Ask for an application at dallasinterns@cbsradio.com.


Fort Worth Chamber needs a summer intern

0 Commentsby   |  04.22.15  |  Uncategorized

An intern is needed for the Marketing & Communications departments of Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce to contribute in the areas of membership, events and programs.

It pays $7.50 an hour plus parking in downtown Fort Worth. The schedule is 20 flexible hours a week; within office hours of 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F. Students who can work during 11 a.m.-2 p.m. are preferred due to number of Chamber luncheons scheduled.

Duties include:

  • Writing, editing, proofing news stories and other documents
  • Layout of small publications, i.e. event programs, Power Point presentations
  • Assist with event registration, coordination
  • Event photography, videography, posting photos / videos online
  • Website updates using CMS
  • Social media ideas, support
  • Publication sales fulfillment (mailings)
  • Filing, copying, misc.
  • Respond to student and public inquiries for Fort Worth information, research info online
  • Attend and contribute to staff meetings

Skills Required: telephone etiquette, customer service attitude, promptness, resourcefulness, accuracy, good writing and flawless spelling; MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.

Skills Preferred: MS Publisher, Picture Manager; Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Movie Maker and database experience.

Dress required: Business casual; business on luncheon days

Submit cover letter and resume to: Andra Bennett, APR, Sr. Director of Communications, abennett@fortworthchamber.com

PR opportunity in Dallas area this summer

0 Commentsby   |  04.16.15  |  Uncategorized

Dallas-based C. Pharr & Company Ink is seeking a dynamic intern for the summer to assist with a variety of accounts ranging from real estate and construction services, to retail and healthcare. Junior and senior-level students studying journalism, public relations or marketing communications are encouraged to apply.

Candidate must be a resourceful self-starter with an understanding of media relations and AP style. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, along with an eye for details and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment are musts. This is a great opportunity to work in a client-focused team setting, interacting with all disciplines within the agency to gain real-world experience and view the collaborative nature of the agency environment.

To view a list of responsibilities for this paid internship, click here.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume with current GPA to Kathrine@pharrpr.com.

Good link for DFW possibilities

0 Commentsby   |  04.02.15  |  Uncategorized

If you’d like to search for positions in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Dr. Bacon points out that this site may be helpful:


Houston-area non-profit has summer position

0 Commentsby   |  04.02.15  |  Uncategorized

Boys & Girls Harbor, a nonprofit organization in Houston that provides residential care for children who are victims of abuse, neglect, abandonment or family hardship is trying to fill an unpaid summer internship position of 15-20 weekly hours in its development office. Responsibilities include social media communication, database management, assisting with event planning, email campaigns, creating promotional videos, and creating online and print materials. You must have a driver’s license. Other qualifications include:

  • Graphic design experience
  • Video editing experience
  • Strong writing, editing and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Willing to be flexible and adaptive in job duties

E-mail a resume and cover letter to Sara Arnett at sarnett@boysandgirlsharbor.org

Videography this summer in Uganda (and Fort Worth)?

0 Commentsby   |  04.02.15  |  Uncategorized

LivingStone University Partners is offering an opportunity for a summer internship to the right person with the right video and storytelling skills. It includes two weeks in Uganda and the rest of the summer in Fort Worth, where LUP is headquartered. More information is in this flyer:

LivingStone University Partners – Summer 2015 Internship

Digital media this summer in Guatemala?

0 Commentsby   |  03.30.15  |  Uncategorized

Matt Portillo from the nonprofit organization Champions in Action in Guatemala hopes to interview some ACU students for summer internships (roughly June-August) that include a small living stipend. The full description and application instructions can be found here: http://www.championsinaction.org/careers/digital-media-and-content-intern

A major resource for internship searches

0 Commentsby   |  03.16.15  |  Uncategorized

Chegg recently acquired one of the largest databases of internships and entry-level jobs in the online space. Students can access and match themselves to over 100,000+ internships from some of the top companies in the world on a free site. If you’ve been using Internships.com, you’ll want to switch to https://www.chegg.com/app/internships/.

More internships in the D.C. area

0 Commentsby   |  03.14.15  |  Uncategorized

From the Washington Media Institute, here’s another set of internship possibilities to consider:

  • Capitol Justice – Capitol Justice is a website covering every homicide in the D.C. area from the news alert, through the court system, to conviction. It is a unique chance to do the kind of serious social justice and beat journalism not available to most students.
  • The Downtowner – The Downtowner is the Washington DC newspaper reinventing itself as the voice of the energized downtown community. This is for students interested in lifestyle and community reporting. Students will have the opportunity to work in print, video, web, and photography.
  • The Cancer Letter – For the serious reporter looking to work in investigative, medical or government reporting, this is the place. The Cancer Letter broke the story that put Martha Stewart in jail. This publication, which covers the billion dollar cancer business, is the source of record for the New York Times.

Use this link (www.washingtonmediainstitute.org/) to find more information and an application. If you have questions: (217) 721-7195 or aknight@washmediainstitute.org.