CAREER BLITZ: Communications


  1. Fashion – Virtual Marketing & Journalism/Blogging Internships
  2. National Geographic ‘All Roads Film Project’ Seed Grant
  3. LGBT AdvocacyGLAAD – Communications/Public Relations INTERN
  4. NPR Kroc Journalism FellowshipPOST-GRAD
  5. Public Relations (DC) – Spring (D Winter or Spring) INTERN
  6. New York Women in Communications– SCHOLARSHIPS  $$$
  7. Hearst Journalism Fellowship – POST-GRAD
  8. CNN –  Spring (D Winter) Research & Analytics Internship (Atlanta)
  9. Fair Trade – Public & Media Relations INTERNS
  10. FILM – NYC – Social Media/Video Editing/Research & Design INTERNS


1  Fashion – Autonomie Project – Virtual Marketing & Journalism/Blogging INTERNSHIPS:

Autonomie Project is a Boston-based Fair Trade fashion company, with representation in the San Francisco Bay Area. They offer stylish sweatshop-free, eco-friendly & vegan footwear and clothing for children and adults. Virtual’ interns from outside of the Boston or San Francisco areas will be considered. A personal laptop, desktop, or access to one is required for this internship.

2  National Geographic ‘All Roads Film Project’ Seed Grant $$:

Funding for film projects from indigenous and underrepresented minority-culture filmmakers year-round.  Grants from $1,000—$10,000    DEADLINE:  MARCH, JUNE, SEPT., DEC.

3  LGBT advocacyGLAAD – Communications/Public Relations INTERN:

Gain first-hand knowledge of all aspects of the Communications & Public Relations Department of a national LGBT advocacy organization by working to conduct proactive public relations, produce GLAAD publications and draft communications materials. Work with the Director of Communications on researching and writing media pitches, posts for GLAAD’s blog and conducting proactive outreach that communicates GLAAD’s work to the public. The Communications/PR Intern would have the opportunity to assist in promoting and coordinating media on red carpets and working with celebrities at special events.

4  NPR Kroc Journalism FellowshipPOST-GRAD:

Rigorous hands-on training in every aspect of public radio journalism – writing, reporting, producing and editing, for both radio and the web.  (1 yr.)   DEADLINE:   DEC. 2012

5  Public Relations (DC) – Spring (D Winter or Spring) INTERN: 

Hager Sharp, focusing on education, health and safety industries, is seeking an intern to edit and proof written materials, conduct research, participate in strategy and creative meetings, manage databases, carry out media relations tasks such as making calls and maintaining lists and provide minor administrative support. Experience or interest in education or health and safety issues, communications, public relations, journalism or marketing with good written and oral communication skills.  $10 an Hour.

6  New York Women in Communications Foundation – SCHOLARSHIPS  $$$:

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, need and a demonstrated commitment to the field of communications. Open to permanent residents of NY, NJ, CT, or PA.   15-20 scholarships, generally in the amounts of $2,500, $5,000, and $10,000  **DEADLINE:  JAN. 27, 2013

7  Hearst Journalism Fellowship – POST-GRAD:

Consists of two 9-month rotations at its top metro papers, focusing on multimedia journalism.

DEADLINE:  JAN. 6, 2013

(Andrew Joseph is a Hearst Reporter from Dartmouth)

8  CNN –  Spring (D Winter) Research & Analytics INTERN (Atlanta):

Turner Research is the best in class media and market research organization within Turner Broadcasting System. Assist in collection of data from a variety of TV and Digital services used in the tracking of CNN programming/websites and its competitors. Duties will also include retrieving data from 1st and 3rd party research services, updating various tracks and graphs that provide insightful analyses of network programming and key growth areas for CNN in both the linear and digital spaces.

9  Fair Trade – Public & Media Relations INTERNS:

Equal Exchange is one of the nation’s leading socially responsible enterprises.  It is an award-winning employee-owned and governed co-operative best known for their line of organic, Fair Trade products, including coffee, tea, cocoa, chocolate, olive oil and bananas. Equal Exchange currently has 120 employees nationwide.  Looking for 2 candidates to serve as interns to the co-op’s spokesperson and publicist.  Work in  West Bridgewater, Mass. & at-home/online.  Send Resume & Cover Letter to  Rodney North at    More complete description at

10  DOCUMENTARY FILM – NYC – Social Media/Video Editing/Research & Design INTERNS:

Priority Productions (NYC) – Howard Weinberg (D alum) has been a producer/director and executive producer of notable public television and commercial television programs.  He advises other filmmakers as a script-doctor.  His company Priority Productions, Inc. began the TV LAB project as an educational documentary to inspire young artists, journalists and filmmakers by showing them the video history that changed the face of television.  For the Winter, Spring and Summer terms.

 * See DartBoard – NIC Shared Internship Database for full description # 6484

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