Category Archives: Internships

Intern, Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault (IowaCASA)

IowaCASA is looking for a communications and fundraising intern for the spring semester. The position is unpaid.

The intern will assist the Communications Specialist on a number of initiatives, including but not limited to:

  • Provide social media support on Facebook and Twitter as needed, including gathering news articles, reports, and information that would be relevant for IowaCASA’s social media platforms.
  • Research targeted media areas throughout the state, collect data, and build a media database for communications purposes.
  • Assist with development plan to ensure that IowaCASA is on track to meet its fundraising goals. This involves establishing host event committees, event planning, and mobilization around Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April 2016).
  • Research potential donors and work with staff, board of directors, and volunteer fundraising committee to develop a functioning prospect list for IowaCASA leadership to solicit donations from.
  • Assist with regular website audits to ensure website content is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Other responsibilities as needed.


  • Excellent writing and communications skills.
  • Knowledge and interest in communications, fundraising, social media, website design, and social justice work.
  • A willingness to learn and be creative.
  • Have an understanding of issues surrounding social justice and sexual violence work.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to achieve short-term and long-term goals.
  • Ability to multi-task, take direction, follow through on projects, meet deadlines, and provide inspired input.

To apply, send letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to Matty Smith at Internship position will be open until filled by qualified applicant. Email inquiries only please. Writing sample can be anything that showcases your talents as a writer and a communicator. Applications will be accepted until Dec. 14.

The Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault (IowaCASA) works to unite people and organizations to promote a society free from sexual violence and to meet the diverse needs of survivors. IowaCASA is a progressive organization, and works towards goals that will improve the well-being of survivors in many aspects of their lives. We support disenfranchised groups and actively work on anti-racist initiatives. IowaCASA is a small, statewide non-profit organization that provides a friendly, fast-paced work environment.

IowaCASA’s continuing success depends upon the qualifications of the individuals the agency employs. IowaCASA is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with state and federal law or local ordinance, the agency will ensure that the following personnel matters will be administered without regard to age, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, or disability.


Marketing & Communications Intern, Iowa Select Farms

As a Marketing and Communications Intern with Iowa Select Farms, no two days will ever be the same! From working on special projects and event facilitation to gaining hands on experience  in social media management, public relations and content development, this intern will be treated to a (fun!) fast-paced SPRING internship. Continue reading

PR internship at TURNER (Denver, CO)

TURNER, a national boutique PR and digital communications firm, is looking for a Public Relations Intern to join our team in our Denver office. TURNER interns will have an opportunity to work with national brands in the travel and active lifestyle industries, both from a public relations and digital/social media perspective, in conjunction with the TURNER team.

For more information, check out the job post on our website,

This is a part-time, paid opportunity, expected to begin in January 2016.

Here’s the link to apply:…/public-rel…/job.

Design internship at Happy Medium (Des Moines, IA)

Job Description

Happy Medium is an honest full-service a la carte advertising agency based in Des
Moines, IA. We are seeking a design intern for the spring of 2016 that loves print and
digital, isn’t afraid of either, or at the very least recognizes the importance of both and
is willing to round out their experience.

Position Summary

Candidates should expect to work in both the print and digital realms. They might
work on projects such as magazine advertisements and event collateral, to websites
and other forms of digital design. Candidates can be expected to contribute to
identity projects and other high level design projects. They should expect to work on
components of other design projects (such as icon sets) but eventually take on the
responsibility of at least one major project with only supervisory guidance. Lastly,
candidates will be in a position to interact with all departments at our agency and gain
a more complete understanding of agency work/life.

Desired Skills

1) A firm grasp of typography
2) An excellent understanding of color
3) Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
4) An understanding of front-end web design
5) The ability to give and take constructive criticism
6) Experience and/or willingness to collaborate with others
7) An awareness or understanding of user centered design
8) Video and Photo skills are appreciated
9) Interest in pattern making, illustration, or hand lettering is also a plus


Current college students with design background preferred, but we’ll look at anyone
with a great portfolio.


Minimal to none (client location dependent)


Please send a cover letter, resume and portfolio samples to

This will be a paid internship but is eligible for college credit.

For more company information please visit: and