Category Archives: Marketing

School communications assistant (St. Louis area)

Lindbergh Schools, located in the St. Louis, Mo., metro area, has an entry-level opening for Communications Assistant to support the Communications Department.

Here is a link to the posting:

This would be a great way for a new graduate to get his or her foot in the door with a communications position, and it includes full health benefits. If you have any questions, please contact Beth Cross Johnston, JO’01, communications director for Lindbergh Schools: 314-729-2400, ext. 8802 or


Communication specialist, U of Minn.

The College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences has an opening for a Communication and International Program Specialist. For more information, contact Jill Reister ( Forwarded by Sara Danzinger, JO’99, who is director of internal communications in the College of Liberal Arts.

The Office of International Programs in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences at the University of Minnesota is hiring a Communication and International Program Specialist. This 75% time (negotiable up to 100%) position works to develop and execute a comprehensive communications and marketing strategy across digital and social media platforms, print marketing, live events, and other mediums to encourage more students to study abroad. This position will also work with faculty, staff and international partners to support, plan, and implement short-term instructor-led study abroad programs. This position has a variety of independent professional and administrative responsibilities that require the ability to work in collaboration and coordination with other team members, particularly with the college communications, student services teams, and the UMN Learning Abroad Center.

Details for this and other jobs can be found at: 

Job ID: 323661

Priority Deadline: May 14, 2018

On Painted Street volunteers needed

The application is open for students to take over Drake’s student-led Instagram account @OnPaintedStreet. A different student takes over this account each week, all year. The summer dates will be from May 21 through Aug. 27. The summer accounts typically show off the cool internships and other opportunities that Drake students experience. Last summer, a student contributor worked with the Solheim cup and another had an internship with the Broadway League in New York City.

Students have also used the summer slots to show off how cool Des Moines is with visits to the state fair, art festival, or the farmer’s market. The content is used in admission materials, and on the homepage. 

Interested students can fill out the application here:

Summer marketing internship at architectural firm

Shive-Hattery, a Des Moines architectural and engineering firm, is offering a paid summer marketing internship.

Recognized in 2018 as the Best Workplace for Young Professionals by the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Shive-Hattery is seeking a creative marketing intern — one who is eager to sharpen his or her graphic design, writing and communication skills while expanding his or her network and building personal relationships with respected people in the architectural and engineering industry.

Marketing Interns will work in multiple areas assisting marketing coordinators and business development in areas such as the following.

  • Creating compelling proposals
  • Presentation and interview preparation
  • Persuasive writing
  • Event planning
  • Marketing operations

This is what you can expect from your internship at Shive-Hattery:

  • Meaningful work: you will work on real-life projects that impact our business – not busywork.
  • Personal growth: working in a professional environment will allow you to put into practice the theories and concepts you’ve learned in school while learning from leaders in the marketing realm.
  • Expanded network: you will be working in Shive-Hattery’s largest office with 100+ design and engineering professionals.

Job requirements:

  • Undergraduates: must be a full-time student
  • Be able to complete a 10- to 12-week program beginning in June 2018
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Great communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Ability to work in a variety of team environments

For more information or to apply:

Glenda Durst, Business Development Manager
Shive-Hattery, Inc. |
4125 Westown Parkway | Suite 100 | West Des Moines, IA 50266
515.223.8104 ext. 4397 | 515.333.4901 | 800.798.8104

Media production project manager, William Penn University

William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa, is searching for a media production project manager. The media production product manager is responsible for overseeing the successful completion of all video and multimedia productions and projects for internal and external clients of the Communication Research Institute (CRI) of William Penn. The position also works to incorporate student workers into multimedia projects.

For more information on the job and how to apply, see

Summer PR internship, On With Life

On With Life, a non-profit brain injury rehabilitation organization, is looking for a Public Relations and Events intern for summer 2018. This opportunity is great for experienced students who want to lend their time and talent to a worthwhile cause. This internship will provide a unique experience with hands-on learning at On With Life. Interns with the following backgrounds are ideal for the position: Event Management, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing or working toward a nonprofit emphasis.  This internship will be full-time and paid and will work to provide college credit, if needed. Here is a link to the description and application:

Please contact Abby Bogaards ( or 515-289-9612) with any questions.

Internships available at Vote Smart

Vote Smart, a nonpartisan nonprofit organization near campus, is accepting and interviewing applicants for its Spring Internship Program. Opportunities are available in both the Research and Communications departments. Internships are unpaid, but there are opportunities for interns to learn the day-to-day duties that each staff member performs, as well as credit opportunities through Drake. You’ll get to work closely with staff and other interns on a range of projects. To apply go to Contact Professor Jennifer Glover Konfrst ( for information on doing the internship for credit.