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Opportunity Alert 1/20/15

Remember, internships don’t have to be for credit. Experience rules on your resume—volunteer work counts with employers when you’re doing meaningful media-related work. Plus, it’s never too soon to start thinking about applications for this summer!!!

STRATCOMM: The WVU School of Pharmacy seeks a PAID public relations intern. Must be a graduate student. You’ll interview students, faculty and staff in order to write content for publications and press releases. You’ll also write articles for the WVU School of Pharmacy newsletter and website. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to Mrs. Amy Newton, Director of Public Relations and Alumni Affairs, West Virginia University School of Pharmacy, at Electronic applications preferred. Contact me for full job description.

ALL MAJORS: Major League Baseball Advanced Media is accepting applications for its summer internship program. MLB Advanced Media is looking for rising college juniors and seniors as well as graduate school students for our 2015 Summer Internship Program in New York. Interns are expected to complete a minimum of eight to ten weeks but specific dates will be determined by school schedules. This is a PAID internship. Housing is not provided. Internships include Streaming Media, Finance, Marketing, Club Marketing, E-commerce, Legal, Technology, Sponsorship, Design, Public Relations, and CRM/Analytics. Contact me before applying. We have a recent graduate who’s willing to offer help with your application. Apply here:

STRATCOMM: Pittsburgh-based IMC firm Piptone Group ( is seeking full-time and part-time interns for summer 2015. Must have strong writing, organizational and administrative skills. Must be willing to work regular set times. It’s unpaid, but college credit is optional. Contact me for full job description. We have an alumnus there!

STRATCOMM: Apply now for The Hershey Company’s summer Strategic Communications internship. The intern will support the Strategic Communications Senior Manager and the Strategic Communications team in developing programs and communications materials for our food transparency initiatives, which include improving information access to ingredient and nutrition information, in addition to our global signature cause: child malnutrition. The duration of this internship will run May/June – August 2015 and requires 40 hours per week.

ALL MAJORS: The Association of Government Relations Professionals seeks a research intern for Spring 2015. While they’re based in Alexandria, Va., you can work remotely from Morgantown. Contact me for full job description and application instructions.

ALL MAJORS: Morgantown-based Gurkees (a company that makes rope sandals and belts) is looking for Media students to assist with production of a video promoting the brand, copywriting for e-commerce website and social media. This is a volunteer position, but gives you a chance to work with a real-world and local client. Contact me for more information.