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WYEP and WESA Multimedia Internships

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Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Intern – PPG

At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, PPG is a Fortune 200 company that operates and innovates in more than 70 countries.

We are seeking a highly motivated, energetic and creative candidate for our 2016 Fall internship. As a member of PPG’s Corporate and Government Affairs team, you will work with our team in a fast-paced environment at the company’s global headquarters in the heart of Pittsburgh. You will have the opportunity to gain important experience in working with the team that oversees corporate reputation management activities and brand-building efforts, including internal and external communications, community affairs, advertising and marketing, and social media engagement.

The right candidate will be eager to expand their knowledge and skill set with hands-on experience working with an integrated group of professionals. This is a paid internship.


Under supervision of the Corporate and Government Affairs team, this position will assist in a wide range of activities including:

  • Preparing written materials (press releases, FAQ sheets, letters, memos, etc.)
  • Writing and organizing content for the company’s internal communications channels
  • Closely monitoring media coverage and compiling reports
  • Compiling media lists and distributing news releases
  • Assisting with social media campaigns
  • Assist in production of events
  • Helping with community engagement activities
  • Collaborating with other team members on various projects as needed
  • Administrative duties as necessary


  • Motivated, responsible, self-starter
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Creative and resourceful
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Possess general office administrative skills
  • Excellent writing, research, and communication skills. Knowledge of Associated Press style.
  • Proficient with PowerPoint, Excel, Word
  • Familiarity with and understanding of best practices for Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other social media platforms
  • Comfortable talking on the phone with media, colleagues, community stakeholders, and vendors
  • Familiarity with media database tools a plus, but not required
  • Photoshop/design skills a plus, but not required
  • Strong writing, editing and proof-reading skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects on tight deadlines while maintaining top quality deliverables; ability to be flexible in a fast-paced environment

Please send resume to:

Larry R. O’Reilly
Sr. Manager, Employee Communications
Corporate & Government Affairs

One PPG Place, 36th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15272
T: (412) 434-2540
E: oreilly@ppg.com

Active Cities

Writing Internship
Open To: All Majors

Active Cities (activecities.us) is a free website that makes it easier for people to find active things to do in their city. The site features a growing network of directories that provide a full list of local sports, recreation, activities and things to do in various cities throughout the U.S. The vision of Active Cities is to become the nation’s largest, most comprehensive online directory for all things active.

We are seeking enthusiastic, self-driven individuals who will be dedicated to the growth,
development and overall mission of Active Cities. The Writing Internship comprises several core components, blog writing, keyword research/SEO, marketing and social media. Each team member will gain hands on experience implementing several forms of written content, as well as utilizing various tools and strategies for creating and managing online content. This internship also has an extended component in which select team members will be provided the opportunity to assume leadership and management duties for a second term. This is a virtual internship that provides candidates the opportunity to conduct their work remotely from any location. The position is part-time (approx. 10 hrs. per week), and is ideal for candidates who have the ability and desire to manage a flexible work schedule with no physical office. The internship is unpaid, but can be used to obtain educational credits or satisfy a degree requirement. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute directly to the growth of a small business, as well as develop a broad range of skills that can apply to any professional work setting.

– Attend weekly team meetings via Skype, provide project updates and contribute to group
– Brainstorm and submit ideas for blog content on weekly basis
– Produce written content that is consistent with, and promotes the mission of Active Cities
– Share and promote published content through various marketing tools and strategies
– Schedule social media posts on Facebook and Twitter accounts
– Participate in group discussions and decisions concerning the business as a whole
– Undergraduate students preferred
– Ability to manage a flexible work schedule with no permanent office location
– Strong written and interpersonal skills
– Creativity, critical thinking, versatility
– Experience with creating and publishing written content
– Knowledge of, or ability to learn WordPress

Send a letter of interest and resume to info@activecities.us



Interns Needed

  • Communications, PR or marketing students wanted for my show on Lindsayyonair.com
  • Help with the production and filming of segments, audio and video
  • Contribute to the marketing and promotion of the show
  • Social Media savvy, website knowledge and being able to produce digital flyers preferred
  • Hours flexible with your schedule, nights and weekends preferred
  • Help with Brand Development


Come have fun and earn credits while you do it, you will come out with me as I hit the streets to record my show, a very good learning experience, I have been in Radio for 10 years and my resume is on Lindsayyonair.com, Check it out! I’m very laid back and the only thing I require from you is passion and dedication! If interested please contact me at Lindsay@lindsayyonair.com or (757) 472-8710  

Quantum Theatre Production Internship

Production Interns will assist the Director of Production, Technical Director, and Stage Manager with all aspects of each production.

Production interns will gain experience by:

  • working at the load-in, strike, and load-out of the production
  • assisting the Director of Production in building the scenery and seating
  • assisting the Stage Manager during rehearsals and run of show
  • helping with the setup of sound and lighting equipment
  • working with House Management during the run of the show


  • Strong desire to learn about theatre in a unique environment
  • Reliable transportation to and from production site
  • Strong carpentry skills are a plus

Dates and Time/Requirements:

  • Interns generally work approximately 20 hours/week
  • Dates may be flexible for those with school or other conflicts
  • Hours can also be flexible except during the performance dates

This is an unpaid internship. College credit can be arranged. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume or description of experience to ttrich@quantumtheatre.com

Company Description: Quantum Theatre is a company supporting progressive, professional artists dedicated to producing intimate and sophisticated theatrical experiences in uncommon settings, exploring universal themes of truth, beauty, and human relationships in unexpected ways.

Quantum Theatre Arts Administration Internship

Arts Administration interns will work with the Managing Director and the Director of Operations to assist with fundraising, house management and general office duties.

Arts Administration Interns gain experience by:

  • assisting with fundraising activities, including research, donor stewardship and special events
  • performing database maintenance and other general office duties
  • assisting with ticket sales with our in house box office
  • working with house management during the run of shows
  • cultivating patron/donor relationships with one on one communications
  • special projects will also be assigned based on the specific skills of the intern and Quantum’s needs during a particular season

Successful candidates are highly motivated and organized, with strong written and verbal communication skills. Interns generally work approximately 20 hours per week, and some evening/weekend work will be required. This is an unpaid internship. College credit can be arranged.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume or description of experience to ttrich@quantumtheatre.com

Company Description Mission: Quantum Theatre is a company supporting progressive, professional artists dedicated to producing intimate and sophisticated theatrical experiences in uncommon settings, exploring universal themes of truth, beauty, and human relationships in unexpected ways.

Heinz History Center Summer Internship


The Senator John Heinz History Center is currently seeking creative, motivated and outgoing applicants for its summer 2015 internship in the museum’s Communications Department.

Qualified applicants should be in their sophomore, junior or senior years and pursuing a degree in communications, marketing, public relations, or a related field. Specific interest in history and prior internship experience is a plus.

Description of duties

Interns will be exposed to a variety of marketing communications experiences in a diverse, upbeat museum atmosphere.

Interns will work directly with the Communications Department to assist with various duties, including but not limited to media list development; media relations, professional writing, brochure design and development, event planning, media monitoring and clipping, website management, and proactive idea development.

The interns will work closely to promote existing exhibits inside the History Center, Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum, Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village, and the Fort Pitt Museum through a variety of public relations, advertising and marketing tactics.


Interns will be expected to work a minimum of 20-25 hours per week.

The internship is unpaid and for credit only.

Application Process

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to:

Brady Smith

Senior Communications Manager

E-mail: bmsmith@heinzhistorycenter.org

Senator John Heinz History Center

1212 Smallman Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

**Deadline to apply for the Summer 2015 is Friday, March 6, 2015 (If you are seeing this past 2015, check for the new deadline)