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The Communication Studies Department sponsors one-credit-hour interdisciplinary internships through the College of Arts & Science (INDS 3880 and INDS 3884).

CMST students have completed internships in a variety of areas: political campaigning, media consulting, broadcast journalism, advertising, public relations, radio and television programming, and film production. To receive academic credit for an internship, students are required to write a paper about their internship experience.

Please note: Professor Courtney Travers, internship coordinator for CMST, will only advise internships for students who have declared a CMST major or minor.

Those interested in completing an interdisciplinary internship should first contact Dean Yollette Jones in the Arts & Science Dean’s Office.

Students will then need to email Professor Courtney Travers to advise the internship.

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Marketing Communications Internship, Arup (Summer 2019, LA and NYC)

During your internship at Arup, you’ll have the chance to work with some of the most highly respected engineers and specialists in the world. You’ll also get the opportunity to work on exciting and significant projects, delivering quality work that has a positive and lasting influence on the community and the environment. For more information, please follow the link:

Public Relations Internship, The Bradford Group

Our paid spring internship program offers college juniors, seniors and recent graduates an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the fast-paced world of integrated public relations and marketing. Interns actively participate in the life of the agency and are involved in writing, media relations, PR valuations and social media – producing real work under the guidance of agency professionals.

Our spring intern could work anywhere from 10-40 hours a week, depending on their schedule and we are able to work with the university to provide college credit. We would love if you could share this opportunity with your students!

We ask that students submit a resume and cover letter to to apply. More information about the position is also posted on our website:


is looking for new Summer and Fall interns! Feel free to contact if you would like more information about what StudioNow has to offer. Please see the attached flyer for more information. Internship-StudioNow

Summer Interns, Riverwood Mansion Event Space, East Nashville (Contact: with resume to apply.

Riverwood Mansion combines excellent personal service with an organized planning process to give the ideal event experience. The inclusive venue is an one-stop-shop fully equipped to produce a range of events from conception to completion, including weddings, corporate functions, holiday parties, anniversaries, festivals, music videos, and more! The intern(s) will work alongside the Events Department to help with the preparation of event documents and coordinates with sales, and customers to ensure consistent, high level service throughout pre-event, event and post-event phases.

Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Communications Intern, Metropolitan Nashville Davidson County Public Defender’s Office

Please see the flyer for more information.

Please send resume and cover letter to Dr. Candis White,; Subject line: Internship Application (Communications).

Entry-level recruiters, StaffSource (Nashville)

Contact: Emily Evans (

Publicity Intern, 117Entertainment Group

Contact: Heather Trotter,


• Drafting/sending basic marketing and public relations materials including press releases, media alerts, tour press, etc.

• Assist with media activities (photo shoots, video shoots, interviews and press tours) and arrangements

• Administrative duties such as filing, copying, phone duties and running errands

• Other similar tasks/assignments as needed

Experience with social media, Google Drive, Dropbox, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, MailChimp (email marketing) and Cision (database) a plus

Smithsonian National Museum of American History (due April 1)

We are currently accepting applications for our summer 2019 internship! I would greatly appreciate if you could share this exciting opportunity with any of your students who might be interested.

Attached is an information sheet on the internship which includes testimonials from former interns.

Additional information on the internship including qualifications, responsibilities, and learning objectives can be found here.

Step by step instructions on how to apply can be found here. Be sure to list Special Events as your project choice! Applications are due Monday, April 1st. However, the application review process will begin the week of March 25th.

While unpaid, we offer a one-time $500 stipend to help with travel and transportation expenses.


Choice Publicity Business Development Intern, Summer 2019

See the attached job description for more information. Interested students should contact Trisha,


End Slavery Tennessee

This is a marketing/event planning internship that will include communication work. More information can be found here: