Social Media Campaign Strategy Intern – Paid

Social Media Campaign Strategy Intern – Paid

Are you obsessed with finding and sharing stories online?  Do your friends look to you on Facebook and Twitter for the latest trends, ideas, and online memes?  Package It is based in Seattle, WA and is one of the premier industrial packaging companies in the northwest.  With over 15 million dollars in annual sales, we currently service a wide variety of customers and are looking to grow our foothold within a competitive market.

Package It has a fast-paced work environment and we seek talented employees who crave learning new skills and aren’t afraid to tackle and assist in big projects.  As an intern, you will get to work with a variety of our staff, while working on real projects that will help us grow.

Our ideal candidate is someone who walks into a room of people and can’t leave without making a few friends. Someone who is obsessed with social media and is creative and thoughtful when interacting with online communities and building relationships.

What You Will Learn:

  1. How to create a long term social media plan and marketing calendar.
  2. Relationship building with our online community by developing and maintaining Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other media accounts.
  3. How to create compelling content that will be shared by influencers and with our customers.
  4. Creative feedback and viral loops between our Facebook Page, twitter, and blog accounts.
  5. Assist our Operations Manager and Inside Sales Coordinator in building and presenting social media strategy.
  6. New and existing customer outreach strategies.
  7. Plenty of additional opportunities in related projects that will grow business acumen.

What We Require:

  1. Background in communication, marketing, media relations or other related discipline.
  2. Strong communication skills.
  3. Proficient in Microsoft Suite Office.
  4. Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments.
  5. Creative and Flexible.
  6. Familiarity with social networking and relative sites/tools.
  7. Familiarity with WordPress a plus.


Timeline TBD. 5 hours per week minimum. Pay DOE.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to John Strait @





Social Media and Adolescent Health Intern

Title: Social Media and Adolescent Health Intern                 Contact Name: Esther Lam, BS, Research Assistant                 Contact Email:                 Department: Pediatrics, Center for Child Health Behavior & Development

The Social Media and Adolescent Health Research Team (SMAHRT) has communications internship openings which will provide immersive experiences for undergraduate students. SMAHRT’s mission is to advance our understanding of the relationships between media and adolescent health towards educating teens, providing better care, and developing innovations in adolescent health. SMAHRT is led by Dr. Megan Moreno, an adolescent medicine physician and researcher. Our multidisciplinary team includes undergraduate students, medical trainees, and SMAHRT staff from various backgrounds of study including public health, forensic science, education, and biology.

The Project: The communications intern will join our team to work on promoting and maintaining our website, curating our social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter), and publicizing our Summer Scholars program. In each of these areas, the communications intern will seek to promote out team and its research, especially as it relates to developing new connections with other researchers, funding sources, and community members. The communications intern will also have the opportunity to develop and execute an individual project that promotes the team through the intern’s preferred medium (written content, podcasts, video production, web development, design and other mediums will be considered). Read more about our research at our website here:

The Position: We are looking to work with an undergraduate who is interested in a communications internships on a volunteer or for-credit basis for the duration of spring quarter 2017 (March-June, 2017) with a possible extension through summer 2017. The position will have four main critical components. 1) Produce written content to promote SMAHRT work: We recently recreated a SMAHRT features page where written works such as “Scholar of the Month, Study of the Month, etc” are posted to increase engagement between the work that we do and the community. The intern will help with researching, interviewing, and producing content for these features. Internship involvement in this aspect can be tailored to the intern’s skill set, whether that is writing, multimedia work or even web design and development. 2) Curate Social Media Accounts : We use Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and it is important for the intern to plan and execute appealing material to appeal to a variety of different audiences on a regular basis. 3) Publicize our programs and events: This summer, the SMAHRT will host a one week long Summer Scholars program for high school students interested in gaining experience in social media research. The role of the communications/promotions intern will be to effectively promote this program in order to advance awareness and engagement with our program. 4) Maintain and promote our website: The intern will help with maintaining the website with up to date and relevant material.









5) Execute an individual project: We hope for each intern to complete on individual project that allows them to complete one individual project that allows them to showcase their best work in the medium of their choice.

Responsibilities include: 1. Generating new ideas for effective promotion strategies (ex. Building, maintaining, and executing a promotions calendar) 2. Updating and maintaining the team’s website 3. Reaching out to local organizations to discuss funding opportunities 4. Generating content for social platforms on a regular basis 5. Publicizing our events online, in the press, and among Seattle Children’s staff 6. Assisting with writing and editing of materials 7. Attending and contributing to team meetings

Required Qualifications: Previous communications experience and/or background in journalism, communications or public relations, specifically as it relates to scientific enterprise are helpful, but are not required. The following skills and abilities are required: Able to work independently and as part of a team

  • Able to communicate openly and honestly
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interest in advancing a health-related mission
  • Ability to think creatively and follow instructions
  • Ability to establish and commit to a schedule of at least nine consistent weekly hours
  • Professionalism and exceptional dedication to team projects and goals
  • Currently a second or third year of undergraduate career
  • 9 hours per week in office commitment is required Preference will be given to applications received by March 1, 2017. The Facility: Our office is open 8am to 6pm, Monday through Fridays; we do our best to be flexible and work with your class schedule. We are not open on the weekend. Our office is located at Seattle Children’s Research Institute in downtown Seattle – 2001 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101If you are interested, please contact Esther Lam at and include the following information:
  1. Your resume or CV (with contact information)
  2. A brief statement that describes your interest in this position and the work described, previous communications experience, qualifications, and/or current outreach work
  3. The number of hours/week are you are able to work


Editorial Internships at Seattle Magazine

Editorial Internships at Seattle Magazine

Seattle magazine has immediate opportunities for editorial interns with excellent verbal and research skills. Interns gain hands-on experience, working closely with top editors in a creative, highly collaborative environment. As an intern, you will fetch no coffee. You’ll be an integral part of the team producing the only Northwest monthly that’s lasted 50 years. Enduring enthusiasm, curiosity and a love of the written word are essential prerequisites for the position. Attention to detail—even a perverse obsession with it—will come in handy. Your story ideas will get editors’ attention, and your bylines will proliferate quickly.

Interns help us bring up-and-coming Seattle trends home to our readers. Interns are the eyes and ears of the magazine. You will work on a wide range of projects, from the glamorous to the granular. You will learn all that goes into creating a magazine from start to finish. The internship will make you a published pro with terrific clips, a wealth of experience, and the confidence to pitch your ideas to the world.

No two internships are the same. To some extent, you will be given responsibilities based on your strengths and your initiative. Projects might include (but are not limited to): writing articles, fact-checking stories, helping with research on major projects, conducting interviews, attending events, researching story leads, and writing online articles.

Seattle magazine interns gain real-world experience, skills and mentoring, and go on to build successful careers. Past interns have landed jobs at Vanity Fair, Travel + Leisure, Lucky, Expedia, Cosmopolitan, Budget Living, Outside, Seattle Homes and Lifestyles, City Arts, Seattle Health magazine, Daily Candy, Sasquatch Books, Hugo House and Boise Weekly.

Internships require a commitment of four hours a day, five days a week for six months. Morning and afternoon shifts are available. Upon successful completion of the internship, interns receive a small stipend. We’re accepting applications now.

To apply, send a completed application (download from our website,; click on “jobs and internships” at the bottom of the home page) along with a resume, references and two of your best writing samples to:

Tim Appelo, senior editor, at


Rick Steves’ Europe Winter and Spring 2017 Internships

Rick Steves’ Europe Winter and Spring 2017 Internships

Rick Steves’ Europe, publisher of best-selling guidebooks, is seeking candidates for two three-month internships in its book department. Interns at Rick Steves work 10-19 hours per week on everything from data-heavy work (fact-checking, organizing feedback, formatting files) to proofreading text and maps for our guidebooks and websites. Depending on the intern’s expertise, some writing and editing tasks may also be assigned. While these are unpaid internships, they are designed as a learning experience. We require that our interns be enrolled in a college or university and that they earn college credit for their work. (If you have already graduated, you do not qualify for this internship.)

We are seeking communication or English majors who have had at least one writing or editing course. Experience writing and editing in print or for online publications is preferred. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word. Knowledge of French, German, Italian, or Spanish, while not essential, is a plus. European travel experience is also beneficial. We are seeking one intern for Winter Quarter 2017 (Jan. 3rd-March 10th) and one intern for Spring Quarter 2017 (March 27th-June 2nd).

Rick Steves’ Europe provides a casual, rewarding work environment in scenic Edmonds, Washington, about 20 minutes north of Seattle. We are dedicated to the cause of smart travel. We produce a public television series, weekly radio show and podcasts, write popular travel guidebooks, maintain an extensive travel website, run European tours, teach travel classes, and market an exclusive line of travel gear. To learn more about us, visit

If interested, send a cover letter, résumé, and writing samples (published samples preferred, but not required) to Tom Griffin, Guidebook Editor, Rick Steves’ Europe,




Campaign Coordinator Internship

Internship Title:

Campaign Coordinator

About Environment Washington:

Environment Washington is a nonprofit, environmental advocacy group. We leverage our signature grassroots activism to change policy. Currently, we are working on a campaign to keep uranium mining out of the Grand Canyon. Right now, there is an active uranium mine just 6 miles from the Southern Rim of the Grand Canyon. This could lead to the radioactive contamination of water, soil, and people! Thus, we are urging President Obama to make 1.7 million acres around the Grand Canyon a national monument, permanently protecting one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Internship description and qualifications:

Environment Washington interns receive a truly hands on experience (no fetching coffee here!), imparting them with key responsibilities critical to winning our campaigns.

Interns will be expected to:

  • Write and submit informational articles in local media markets
  • Communicate directly with local reporters
  • Engage with local businesses and community leaders
  • Educate and mobilize peers
  • Recruit and train volunteers

We provide robust training for any task we ask our interns to perform, as well as consistent guidance and feedback.

Communications, writing, and public speaking skills preferred.

How to apply:

To apply, please send resume to In email, please include what issues you are passionate about, and why you care about them.


Gallatin Public Affairs Internship

Paid Internship Opportunity

Gallatin Public Affairs offers a paid internship position for those interested in communications, politics and public affairs. The ideal candidate will thrive in a team-oriented, multi-tasking environment and have a strong interest in politics and communications. The ideal candidate will also possess advanced writing, organizational, event planning, and data management skills to support a senior team of public affairs professionals.

Work duties and daily tasks are always evolving but will include:

  • Project support
  • Media monitoring
  • Event management
  • Scheduling
  • Research

Expectations and compensation:

  • 15 – 20 hours per week (Monday – Friday)
  • Flexible schedule
  • $18.00 per hour
  • Orca card

About Gallatin Public Affairs:

For 25 years, at the intersection of business, government, politics and media, we’ve helped our clients overcome challenges, seize opportunities and grow. We are an employee-owned company of experienced strategists, lobbyists, communicators, policy experts, researchers and organizers. To learn more about Gallatin Public Affairs visit

To apply:

Please submit a resume and cover letter, including 3 references, to Bruce Gryniewski, Managing Partner, by no later than September 23RD at

Lead the Pack * Change the Way * Be the First Call * Invest in People


Multimedia Internship with Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County

Multimedia Internship with Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County


Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County is looking to fill a fall quarter multimedia internship position for credit. The position asks for 10-20 hours per week with a flexible start and end date. Some hours can be worked remotely, but we’d like the intern in office at least once per week. We are looking for a college junior or senior with an eye for design and experience with video and other visual journalism concepts.

The intern will create media content for our organization including pieces about our organization as a whole, partner families, The Store and volunteers. This would be in the form of PSAs and other photo and video content that informs the public about our organization. These photos videos would be posted to our website, played at donor events and distributed to the media on occasion.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Must own or have access to photo and basic video equipment and video editing software (FinalCut Pro, IMovie, etc.)
  • Familiar with video editing software and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Understanding of visual design concepts
  • Must have excellent interviewing, writing and video/photo skills
  • Enjoy working with people and be willing to leave the office to conduct interviews and shoot photos/video
  • Must be willing to work with little direction and give input on project ideas
  • Assist with ad and promotional material design, writing blog content and help with other writing materials
  • Must have a passion for helping others and have a basic understanding of what Habitat for Humanity does. An interest in helping low-income communities and nonprofit work is preferable.
  • This position will work closely with the resource development desk

The deadline to apply is September 30. Please send a resume, cover letter and link to a portfolio with relevant work to Katie Rickel at and CC Mark Johnson at Please direct any questions to Katie Rickel.