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What You'll Learn

During our internship program, you will be hired to work more closely with our communications staff or magazine editorial staff. In both specialties, you will be challenged to enhance your communication skills, understand more about real-world application, and add to your writing portfolio. We are committed to helping you grow in your professional development and we will do our best to ensure that you leave us with both experience and an impressive body of work to start on your career path.

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Who You'll Work With

You will work with a team of talented communication professionals wwho will ensure you receive the experience needed to transition from the classroom to the workplace. Our expertise ranges from social media to public relations, only publications and much more.

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What You'll Do

Public Relations and Social Media interns will work with the communications team to manage our social media accounts while also assisting in the creation of press releases and media lists and pitches. Editorial interns wilI create compelling content for two online publications, manages social media accounts and solicit sponsorship opportinities. In addition, you will work with your fellow interns to create an original campaign that will be presented at the end of the internship.

Our Team

Michael Zamora

Head of Communications, Marketing and Branding

Jasmine Mack

Communications Specialist

Jasmine Nelson

Communications Specialist

Marisa Richards

Magazine Coordinator

Our Interns

Sarah Gabbart
Summer 2017

Brittany Hicks Wegner
Summer 2017

Telling stories, leading the hunt and owner of the digital realm, Brittany’s boots were made for walking our talk online.
Roslynn Velasquez
Summer 2017

The outdoorsy type, connecter of people and community collaborator, Roslynn was your friend and advocate ten minutes before you met her.
Bill Fereng
Summer 2017

Daring illustrator, dapper designer and stubborn Midwesterner, Bill is the sort of dude you want to borrow notes from just to see what he doodled.
Blair Moon
Summer 2017

Broadway lover, A-plus athlete and culinary adventurer, Blair is who you call when you need a level head in the game.
Jessica Donahue
Summer 2017

World traveler, former karma yogi and California native, Jessie is always up for a book recommendation, a trip to somewhere exotic or just a chance to make your acquaintance.

Magazine Internship

Comm Internship

Magazine Internship - Unpaid

The National Diversity Council (NDC) is a forward-thinking, fast paced company looking to hire a magazine intern(s) for our two online publications; Texas and Tech Diversity Magazine for the Spring 2018 semester. The individual(s) hired for this position will need strong critical thinking skills to integrate into our vibrant and passionate team while gaining valuable magazine, social media and marketing experience.

Responsibilities
  • Create compelling content for social media that will be shared by influencers
  • Contribute content to both online monthly publications.
  • Assist in building various award lists to be featured in 2018 publications
  • Assist in the creation of marketing lists to expand our partnership outreach across Texas and California
  • Partner with fellow interns to create and execute sales and marketing strategies for promotion of the magazines
  • Help with additional projects as needed
Requirements
  • Strong editorial background with excellent detail to written and verbal communication
  • Effective social media skills
  • Previous editorial/marketing/social media experience either at a school publication or prior internship
  • Proficient in Microsoft and Google Suite
  • Ability to produce quality work on time-sensitive deadlines
  • Proficient experience in sales and marketing for
  • Experience with Hootsuite/Buffer is a plus
  • Must have and be willing to use a personal laptop computer
Application

Please submit resume, cover letter and writing samples to marisa.richard@nationaldiversitycouncil.org



Communications Internship Application

The National Diversity Council (NDC) is a forward-thinking, fast paced company looking to hire communications interns to help promote our events and initiatives. The individuals hired for this position will need strong critical thinking skills in order to integrate into our vibrant and passionate team while gaining valuable marketing and communication experience.

This is an unpaid position but eligible for college credit depending on your program and major.

Responsibilities
  • Create compelling content for social media that will be shared by influencers
  • Build relationships with our online community by maintaining Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube
  • Track social media analytics using Buffer and other software
  • Assist in the creation of media lists to expand our marketing outreach across the nation
  • Partner with fellow interns to create and present public relations/social media plan for 1 upcoming event
  • Help with additional projects as needed
Qualifications
  • Be a student attending a college or university in a communications/marketing related major
  • Be able to commit to 20 hours of work per week during the internship program
  • Strong background in promotional use with social media networking sites (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, & YouTube)
  • Must have a laptop computer
  • Strong communications skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite Office
  • Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments
  • Creative and flexible
  • Experience with Buffer is a plus
Application Deadlines
  • Spring 2018 Internship - April 30, 2018
  • Summer 2018 Internship - July 15, 2018
  • Fall 2018 Internship - November 17 2018