NEW: Marketing & Communications Internship Opportunity at Longwood Gardens

Experiential learning can be one of the most important factors for students as they develop their skills and enter the job market. At Longwood Gardens, we have a long history of offering professional opportunities for students or recent graduates to gain practical experience, learn career skills, and study at one of the great gardens of the world. While we have many opportunities for horticulture students, we also have a 12 month opportunity in our marketing department. Below is a job description and link to learn more and apply. Applications are due February 1, 2017 for a May or June start.

The Marketing and Communications Intern gains exposure to the latest in Digital Marketing by working within the Marketing and Communications Team to develop and manage social media, web, and email communications.

The primary focus of the internship is to assist with the daily management and development of the Longwood Gardens social media presence. The intern is responsible for writing and producing content for social media platforms, including Snapchat, Periscope, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The intern is responsible for writing blog posts on selected topics, completing photography assignments, and writing and editing articles for the monthly Members’ email newsletter. In addition, the intern will assist in the measurement and tracking of all social media platforms. The intern will also assist with managing content on Longwood’s website using the Drupal CMS. Additionally, special projects within the marketing, communications, and public relations fields will be assigned.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, highly-organized team player with excellent computer skills and superior verbal and written communication stills. Our ideal candidate is a creative thinker who brings ideas to the table. A keen eye for selecting photography, and a knowledge of Photoshop and video editing are a plus. Training on all tasks and program will be provided. Willingness to work independently, some weekend work, and a valid driver’s license are required.

This is a 12-month internship. To learn more and apply, visit our

The Philadelphia Parks Alliance is Hiring Interns!

The Philadelphia Parks Alliance is looking for energetic, skilled interns for 2017. Founded in 1984, the Parks Alliance is the voice of Philadelphia’s parks and recreation users—advocating for and supporting one of the largest urban recreation systems in the country. We cultivate Philadelphia into becoming a healthy, vibrant, and sustainable city for all.

The Parks Alliance is a fast-paced and lively 501(c)(3) non-profit that welcomes big ideas and big personalities at our West Philadelphia office. Our work is collaborative by nature and empowering by design. We are committed to our “no coffee, no copies” internship policy–interns have real responsibility and do valuable work. These positions are unpaid, but we can promise a rewarding experience doing work that matters.

The Parks Alliance is currently seeking interns in the following areas:
~ Recreation Center Initiative (RCI). Through the RCI, the Parks Alliance supports and advocates for Philadelphia’s playgrounds, community centers, and recreation centers. Our interns are responsible for supporting the Parks Alliance’s outreach to recreation centers throughout Philadelphia. A normal week may include: collecting and entering recreation center data, attending a Recreation Advisory Council meeting, designing event posters, flyering neighborhoods for community events, and helping with the many day-to-day tasks our office encounters. There’s a lot going on inside and outside our office; we’re looking for individuals excited to stay in the office during the work
day as well as those ready to work in different parts of the city in the evening.

~ Development. Development is how nonprofits find funding, primarily through relational resources. We would love participants with a background in grant writing and/or fundraising to join us. But don’t fret, we are also looking for interns who are ready to learn the unique world of development and can help us with tasks ranging from donor research to board development.

~ GIS & Data Analytics. Our GIS and data analytics department analyzes data, writes reports, and distributes information related to parks and recreation in Philadelphia. We provide maps and statistics to City Council members, Recreation Center Advisory Councils, park advocacy groups, and other local organizations, and are working to publish them online for public use. In 2017, we are looking to hire interns that are both proficient in GIS and have strong writing skills.

~ Design. Decent infrastructure is essential for a sustainable city. We have a need for design students to analyze our public space infrastructure and produce alternate designs for buildings and parks based on the needs of the surrounding community. Experience required.

~ Public Policy. In the coming year, the Parks Alliance will advocate for a higher parks and recreation budget and publish materials on city and state policies that influence parks and recreation. We are looking for one driven intern with a strong writing background and knowledge of public policy to research and draft these materials. This intern will gain valuable experience working with advocacy and lobbying groups to develop the materials, which will be used statewide.

~ Urban Studies. Before starting a new community outreach project, we like to have a complete understanding of the surrounding neighborhood. Help us better serve our communities by researching the history of neighborhoods, explaining its development and social changes over time, and giving us valuable information on the current wants and needs of the community. The best applicants will be asked for a writing sample that shows their ability to pull narratives from research.

~ Communications. It’s 2016–social media and the internet are pivotal tools for any organization. Help us grow our online presence by managing our website and social media accounts. Prefer writing in sentences longer than 140 characters? We have a blog that could use your help, too! Experience required.

To apply: Email Olivia Ortiz –
<>- with your resume and a cover letter explaining why you want to work with us. Format your email title as ‘[area of application] Intern Application’. Example: Development Intern Application.

Internship with Harmelin Media

Harmelin Media is a results-focused, full service media planning and buying company. We are one of the largest independent media service companies in the country, but our clients say we’re not like other agencies. Why? Because we understand it’s not just about what we do, it’s about what we do for you. It’s about your goals and your business results. Not the last campaign we worked on or what worked for someone else. It’s about solving your problems with insights and creative communication strategies, while also delivering unmatched customer service.

Looking for some experience? Harmelin Media has an internship program that will have you working on real projects, for real accounts, under the direction of our talented staff.

Email a cover letter and resume to

We look for a minimum of 12-20 hours per week, for a minimum of 12 weeks. We can be flexible with your schedule to meet the days of the week you are available.

School Credit
We will sign appropriate documentation from your school if you are taking the internship for credit.

We have three internship cycles:

Summer Cycle: May-August
Interview Dates: March 1 – April 15

Fall Cycle: September-December
Interview Dates: July 1 – August 15

Winter Cycle: January-April
Interview Dates: October 15 – December 1

Content Assistant Internship Available with 4×3 Digital Media Agency

4×3, a digital agency located in Ardmore, PA has a Content Assistant internship available for the late Fall 2016 semester and Spring 2017 semester. The intern would be responsible for working directly with the content manager to create and implement marketing strategies: including original web content, social media campaigns, and writing newsletters. The individual in this position participates in branding discussions and assists in initial website content development as needed. This is a paid internship‚ with a minimum of 15 hours per week.

Qualifications and Expectations for Interns:

~ Great communication and interpersonal skills
~ Significant self-motivation
~ Detail-oriented
~ Ability to multitask, prioritize, and organize
~ Excellent writing skills (pertaining to social media, blog, etc.)
~ Interest in graphic design, website development, and marketing
~ Pending bachelor’s degree or degree in Communication or related field
~ Previous experience with SEO, Drupal CMS, and copywriting a plus

Please send resume and a writing sample to amysiano@4× if interested.

Opening for 2017 Spring Internship at Ceisler Media Relations Firm

Ceisler Media is a media relations and issue advocacy firm in Center City Philadelphia with additional offices in Harrisburg and Pittsburgh. They are looking for interns for the spring semester of 2017 to assist associates with a variety of activities in their Philadelphia office.

Job Activities:

~ News monitoring
~ Doing research for clients
~ Making follow-up calls to reporters
~ Crafting messages for clients
~ Planning events
~ Attending meetings
~ Organizing news clips for clients
~ Drafting media advisories
~ Sending pitches to the media


~ Majoring in Communications, Political Science, Urban Studies, Business, or in a related field.
~ Entering either their junior or senior year (previous internship(s) required).
~ Interested in politics and what is going on in the area and across the state.
~ Strong writing skills.
~ Effective interpersonal and communications skills.
~ Able to work a minimum of 15 hours a week for the majority of their fall semester.
~ Completing the internship for school credit.

If you are interested, please email Elliot Griffin ( a resume, writing sample, and cover letter.

Next Level Video Fall Internship Opportunity

Next Level Video, an event production company, is looking for fall interns! Next Level Video provides coverage of elite high school sporting events across the country. This particular internship would last for two months. The job would entail working in environments such as the company’s office, the Navy Yard, and sports tournaments on the weekends. While New Level Video has indicated that their core business focuses on the filming of live action sports for college recruiting and highlight reels of athletes, they have a large emphasis on the pre and post production phases. Students will get hands on experience in planning event operations, sales, marketing, customer services, graphics design, and video production. This paid internship offers students with a great opportunity to expand upon the concepts and programs learned in Communication studies courses.

If interested, explore the linked job description provided by Next Level Video.

The Hill at Whitemarsh Internship Opportunity

The Hill at Whitemarsh is seeking a bright, motivated, and hard – working individual for a communications internship within the Resident Services Department. The Communications Intern will have the opportunity to develop skills useful in an internal communications setting including, but not limited to graphic design, photography, copy editing, scheduling, interpersonal collaboration, and program development.

– Produce flyers, posters, and other minor publication materials as needed by the department
– Edit and proofread various types of copy
– Assist the Communications Coordinator with the production of the monthly newsletter (The View)
– Assist the Communications Coordinator with the production of the monthly activity calendar
– Assist the Communications Coordinator with the maintenance of the in-house informational television station and resident website
– Assist the Resident Services Department with various events and planning
– Photograph in-house events as needed (camera will be provided)
– Develop a proposal for a long-term communications related project to be completed by the Internship’s end.
– Candidate must possess strong written and oral communication skills
– Candidate must be able to work independently
– Must be enrolled in an accredited four year college or university, preferable with a major in the communications field (journalism, communications, etc.)
– Familiarity with Adobe InDesign (graphic experience is a plus, knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is a plus)
– Proficiency in Microsoft Office
– Candidate must be able to provide own transportation
– Candidate must be available to work at least 8 hours per week
Interested applicants should email Jon Vander Lugt at with a resume and two writing samples attached. The deadline to apply for the fall semester is July 31, 2016.

Waltzing Matilda Internship Opportunity

Waltzing Matilda USA seeks a determined undergraduate or graduate student to join our continuously growing team in Wayne, PA. The Digital Marketing and Analytics intern will gain hands-on experience analyzing and implementing online marketing strategies, while learning about the inner workings of a USA-made company.

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Digital Internship Opportunity DATE EXTENDED

Have you ever wanted to work for the Mayor? Here’s your opportunity….


James F. Kenney, Mayor

Stephanie Waters, Digital Director

Office: 215-686-6210

Digital Internship Opportunity

Job Location: City Hall, Room 216, Mayor’s Office of Communications

Job Description:

The Mayor’s Office of Communications is currently offering a digital internship opportunity to students who will commit 12- 15 hours per week to this fast-paced work environment. Interns are often invited to attend events and/or internal meetings to acquire a better understanding of municipal government’s internal and external functions.  This opportunity is ideal for learning about municipal operations, politics, public service, public relations, media relations, community organizing, crisis communications, event planning and teamwork. Those majoring in communications, graphic design, and/or government studies are encouraged to apply.  We’re looking for a ‘team player’ with an enthusiasm for learning new skills while utilizing existing professional talents to assist with our office operation.

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