New Media & Broadcasting

Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing, Inc --3 Spots Available!

Dates: Late August thru Mid December The internship is for course credit/unpaid

If you have a love for entertainment and sports and have aspirations to one day work in this industry, then Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing, Inc. is the internship for you!

Work with the nation's largest Public Relations Firms, Corporations, Advertising Agencies, Colleges, Associations and Non-Profit Groups helping them select and hire celebrities and athletes. On a daily basis, Burns works with celebrities, entertainment agents & sports agents bringing campaigns and events to life.  WWW.BURNSENT.COM

Intern for Documentary Filmmaker

Documentary film These Storied Streets: Profiles of America’s Homeless

Intern will be responsible for the following:

  • Communication with crew and shelters regarding schedules and shoots
  • Updates to the web master for the website
  • Assist in writing press releases.
  • Researching articles and postings regarding homelessness in the US
  • Coordinating additional shoots with the Charlotte based crew

Social Media and Publishing

Social Networking & Media Assistant

Local author is seeking a college intern for the position of Social Networking and Media Assistant. This position is great for someone who is very up-to-date with current social networking, blogging and internet trends. The ideal candidate will cultivate new creative ideas in the social media world for launching of new book initiatives. The Social Networking & Media Assistant will be detailed oriented, and a hands on marketing enthusiast responsible for the success of multiple blogs and Social Media campaigns.

Skills Required:

  • Excellent communications skills: both written and verbal
  • Excellent typing and presentation skills
  • Proficient working in Microsoft Office Suite  (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Strong familiarity with major social media platforms and outlets
  • Professional demeanor with excellent customer service skills
  • Proven ability to learn new tasks quickly and perform multiple tasks simultaneously

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ability to process, record and respond to  blog correspondences
  • Manage & Update Social Networking Portals (Twitter, LinkedIn,Youtube, Facebook, etc.)
  • Set up kiosks/presentation tables for local book signings
  • Assist author with the coordination and facilitation of book signings
  • Research trends in social media
  • Ability to work 8-10 hours per week
  • Develop strategies to increase traffic to blogs
  • Serve as the liaison between social media respondents and author
  • Provide updates and reviews  to Author & Marketing Director to educate and inform them about social media activities, policies, competition, and achievements

Greater Media Charlotte  WBT News Talk 1110 Charlotte's Morning News

Job Description: The intern will have exposure to the daily operation of a succesful radio station and well rounded, hands-on experience in a fast paced environment.  The intern will research show prep websites for the host, assist in booking guests on the fly during the show, update the show website, shadow the producer, and complete other tasks as assigned.

Other: Commitment to the internship--this is a work experience.  The intern is expected to maintaina professional demeanor, arrive on time, and keep a daily log of activities to be turned in to the supervisor at the end of the internship.

WFAE 90.7 FM Charlotte Public Radio

Get experience in the field and watch radio happen!

Seeking students interested in Communication Studies, Mass Media, Broadcasting, and Journalism for the Fall semester.

Positions available in talk show production for:

“Charlotte Talks with Mike Collins”


Covering High-School Football 24/7

Position: Sports reporter & columnist (unpaid)

Overview: If you are a student who enjoys sports, loves to write, and has great communication skills, this is the perfect internship for you. This individual's main responsibility will be to serve as a sports reporter by interviewing players and coaches from the 25+ public and private high-schools in Charlotte. In addition, you will be writing one feature story a week for the website on these prominent high-school athletes. Interested individuals must possess a fairly good knowledge of sports and have strong writing skills. Broadcasting, Mass Media, Communications, English, Journalism, Sports Management, and Public Relations majors are preferred, but not required.

About was just launched last year in the 2007 season. In just a four-month span, we generated close to 250,000 hits.  With this huge success, we now have individual websites for the Raleigh/Durham area, Greensboro/Winston-Salem area, and the entire state of South Carolina.        

How our success can lead you to even greater success

This is simple, yet effective. Many students have the talent to work on the next level once they graduate from school. The problem is separating yourself from the hundreds of other college graduates competing for the same job. One way to separate yourself is interning for a website that generates a lot of traffic; doing this will allow your work to be displayed on a global scale where prospective employers can see just how talented you are. Of course, just doing the internship doesn't guarantee you a job once you graduate, but it certainly puts you in a better position than the college graduates who didn't.

Other benefits of being an intern with

  • Creates an impressive portfolio for your future job interviews.
  • Gives you the unique opportunity to work at sporting venues as opposed to working in an office.
  • Covers sporting events for free where 99% of the public pays to see.
  • Have access to high-level people in the sports world (i.e. coaches, athletic directors, recruiters, members of the media) for networking purposes.
  • Free meals while covering most games.

Charlotte 49ers Athletic Media Relations Department

Charlotte 49ers Athletic Media Relations Internship for English Majors - The intern would write a feature a week about various sports, student-athletes or others things associated with the athletic department. The intern would get story ideas on his own or from the media relations department early in the week. Then they would have a week to conduct interviews, conduct research and write the features. The features would be posted on the athletic department’s website as well as emailed to various local or hometown media outlets. The intern would also get experience working in athletic department by either helping the 49ers athletic media relations department in the office during the week or at a variety of athletic contests.