About Communications (TV/Radio)
The world of communications is global, and a hands on international international internship is increasingly becoming a necessity. Communications is a diverse field, with placements including TV studios, film companies, radio stations, and new media marketing agencies. Interns will experience involvement in all stages of the production process. Other tasks could include researching programs, preparing briefing notes for use during interviews, and assisting on shoots out in the field. Specific opportunities will depend on your expertise and desires, so review our list of internships examples below and apply to a program to speak with a consultant about what you are looking for.
A passion for indie music? With a flair for words!
International video marketing firm that promotes independent music in unique settings is seeking a communications intern to assist with various activities. Tasks might include writing blogs about current and upcoming musical appearances; communicating with artist's representatives to coordinate logistics for onsite visits; assist video production team with 'field work' as needed.
Ideal Candidate: Ideal candidates will be extremely knowledgeable about Indy music and have the skills, ability and temperament to be 'results driven' in a very laid back environment.
Dublin Radio Station
This premiere Dublin radio station provides special interest radio to inform and entertain listeners. This is a perfect internship location for those interested in communications and broadcast news production.
Ideal Candidate: Candidates will be expected to work in a broadcast work environment, researching and interviewing teams and players while creating content to play on the radio.
Recording Studio Iintern
One of Dublin longest established recording studios and host to some of the biggest names in music offers an opportunity for a hands-on recording studio intern with a willingness to learn and contribute.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate should have experience and qualifications in recording and music technology. A can-do attitude and willingness to get involved in all areas of a recording and publishing studio a must.
Animation and Creative Internship
Over the past ten years, this company has steadily been building a reputation for themselves as one of the most savvy and talented studios on the block. The studio has crafted a niche that sees it recognized internationally as a creator of award –winning film and television projects on one hand, a trusted provider of animation, interactive and design services on the other. They are seeking an intern to assist the creative staff.
Ideal Candidate: Ideal candidate should have a love for animation in all its various forms and a creative spirit. But equally important are research skills, general office administration skills, standard office software proficiencies and the ability to work without drama in a creative team environment.
Marketing and Promotions for Top 40 Radio Station
A Top 40 radio station in Dublin is looking for enthusiastic promotional and marketing interns. This position allows student to see how Irish humor, culture, and creative thinking can provide a competitive advantage in audience building. Interns here will work with promotions, contesting, and street (guerilla) marketing, which involves setting up for street fairs, concerts, city events and assisting on-air staff with remote call-ins. A music department internship is also possible for an exceptionally qualified student broadcaster.
Ideal Candidate: An enthusiastic, determined individual with a strong interest in promotions and guerilla marketing.
News, Music and Production for Public Radio
One of Dublin's most popular non-profit stations has an internship available for a dedicated media student who has passion for the progressive mission of community public radio. The successful candidate can be either news or music oriented in their interests but must also have writing, voicing, computer and other technical skills. Typical duties could include the daily production of an events calendar, the production of public service announcements, program editing and general production assistance for permanent show hosts. Fundraising, development and general office administration assistance is also a part of the internship.
Ideal Candidate: Ideal candidates will be well versed in Adobe Audition and "all around utility" infielders with the ability to help in news, music, talk and PSA production. A diverse array of writing, digital production, and broadcasting skill sets as well as air check samples required for program acceptance.
Production Assistant for Morning TV Show
One of Ireland's top television stations has a unique opportunity for a truly gifted student. This position is designed for someone interested in working in live TV upon graduation. The chosen intern will learn about all aspects of what it takes to produce morning news and entertainment segments and also utilize post production skills, particularly using Final Cut Pro. This position involves doing anything and everything to produce a popular morning news/entertainment show.
Ideal Candidate: Ideal candidates will have the broadcasting background, organizational skills, writing and research ability and charisma. Minimum junior class standing with 3.5 GPA in major. Recent graduates with good grades and exceptional writing samples are preferred.
Writing Content for Tourism Company
This travel agency specializes in organizing day trips, weekends away, and fall & spring break trips for study abroad students in Florence. They have been working with students for a decade organizing events and travel. Interns at this fun placement will focus on writing articles for their website/blog as well as writing and editing content for their social media pages. You will also be in charge of taking photos and generally managing the social media aspect of the company. Writing articles and blog posts will be on various events in Florence, Italian culture and additionally some locations outside of Florence.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have a degree in marketing, PR, journalism, or tourism, and be outgoing and cheerful. No Italian language skills are required!
Independent TV Production Company
This placement is with an independent TV production company dedicated to creating mainstream factual entertainment series and formats for the British and international markets. They have a bold editorial ambition and have created and produced large scale reality shows as well as entertainment and factual series for broadcasters including the BBC. Communications interns will get to work in television production with specific duties to be determined based on the intern's areas of expertise. Interns may be requested to assist the office manager, production and development teams and carry out tasks such as assisting with development research, personal assistance and errands for production and office staff, logging footage, reception and assisting on shoots.
Ideal Candidate: Educational background and/or experience in communications, preferably with television production, sophomore status, 3.0 GPA in communications major and strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
This music incubator and coworking studio combo shares inspiration in music, art, fashion, and culture 24/7 via constant online radio stream and video segments. They seek to push the boundaries of the music and creative industry with unique and high quality content. This company is looking for an intern to assist them in their production of high quality video and radio segments.
Ideal Candidate: An ideal candidate will have a background in radio broadcasting or broadcast journalism. Be able and prepared to work in production and editing of radio content for up to 5 shows per week.
News Production Assistant
This integrated creative communications agency works with entertainment, arts, and culture industries. They have worked in film, home entertainment, television, games, and theatre as well as with branding, personal representation, and sponsorship. They are looking for an intern with an interest in communication. Ideal for interns looking to work in production, marketing, or other forms of entertainment.
Ideal Candidate: Ideal candidates will have a background in communications, research, or journalism. Interns will be expected to research databases, contact journalists, pitch ideas, and many other tasks. Candidates should have good writing skills, creative minds, and positive communication skills.
Communications Internship Focused on Sustainability
This entrepreneurial charity establishes sustainable businesses and works with partners around the world to demonstrate that a sustainable future can be easy, attractive and affordable. They have an exciting opportunity to join the team and develop communication skills and experience in sustainability and local food. They are looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing communications intern to assist with the development of local food programs and initiatives.
Ideal Candidate: Background can vary, but intern must have a passion for the environment and an interest in sustainable practices. Communications, Marketing, PR, Environmental Studies might lend the most useful skills and knowledge.
Unique Communications Based Position with a Parisian Accelerator
This organization accelerates the emergence of talented storytellers through a three-month mentoring program that empowers them with the creative and entrepreneurial skills to connect with their natural audience and triumph in the future of cinema and transmedia. They are an initiative of a french nonprofit startup on a mission to change the world through innovation and creation of social value by fostering entrepreneurship and people’s participation in cultural dialogue.
Ideal Candidate: Ideal candidate will be of any major with a genuine interest in what the organization does. Intern will have to fit in with the company's mission and vision. Candidate should be outgoing and needs to love working with people in an ever-changing accelerator environment.
Production Intern Kids TV Show
This internship opportunity is with a wildly popular kids television show. In addition to general production responsibilities, interns can expect to arrange call sheets for cast, look after storage including Wardrobe and Costume, arrange couriers for different jobs as requested, support the Creative Director & Executive Producer with admin relating to the new TV series, Stage shows, website, style guides etc., booking travel for cast and staff as needed, and respond to fan mail and fan/audience enquiries as necessary.
Ideal Candidate: A third or fourth year student majoring in music/entertainment management. Initiative Team Player Conscientious Outgoing Positive under pressure Supportive in a small team
Environmental Communications Intern
This environmental agency is seeking exceptionally motivated undergraduate students, graduate students, and graduates for the opportunity to help a ground-breaking environmental organization dramatically increase the role of communications in advancing its mission, growing its audience and building its supporter base. The intern will work with the Communications Manager to frame the organizations message, develop and maintain a consistent organizational voice, manage and support our engagement with both online and traditional media, and grow our audience. The Communications Intern will: support communications capacity and strategy; draft material on behalf of their programs, activities and leadership; edit external communications; and support online outreach and supporter engagement. The Communications Intern reports to the Communications Manager. RESPONSIBILITIES: Draft and edit communications materials including news releases, news materials, online content, program announcements, reports and development materials and multimedia products; Conduct research to identify journalists and media outlets to approach for coverage; Analyze, track and optimize web presence; Support creation and implementation of email campaigns and other social media communications; Maintain timesheets contemporaneously and submit them on time; Meet periodically as requested, with the Communications Manager.
Ideal Candidate: Experience or training in journalism, public relations, or communications; Exceptional writing skills, including the demonstrated ability to write in a wide variety of formats and to translate complex subject matter clearly and compellingly for a variety of audiences; Strong and demonstrated experience with a variety of communication technologies and formats, including business-relevant experience in the use of online and social media; Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously; Knowledge of and experience with Google Analytics and Search Engine Optimization;
Media Intern for Fashion Magazine
We are seeking interns for all departments of a startup Fashion Magazine. Assist in all aspects of video and photographic communications and contribute to planning and storyboarding - Assist in the end-to-end process from storyboarding to logistics to shooting to editing and publishing - Film video and shoot photographs in studio and field environments - Record desktop computer screens and actions for demo and training videos - Use existing original and stock footage to produce new videos - Contribute to mixing and editing to create polished and engaging videos - Publish videos primarily to the web and touch-up still photography
Ideal Candidate: Have the potential to deliver videos and photos that succinctly and clearly tell the desired story - Ability to deliver videos with cuts, graphics, sound and other elements that convey a quality production value and a level of technical sophistication - Experience with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Captivate and Adobe Photoshop - Knowledge of digital videography and photography cameras and equipment
- Advertising Marketing PR
- Art, Art Museums and Galleries
- Communications (TV/Radio)
- Event Planning
- Environmental Science
- Fashion Business
- Fashion Design
- Fashion Photography
- Film Theater
- Finance / Economics
- Government / Policies
- Graphic Design
- Human Resources
- Interior Design
- Information Technology / Computing
- Hospitality Management
- NGO / Charity
- Psychology / Social Sciences
- Sports Administration
- Video Production
- Web Design