1070 The Fan
Emmis Communications' 1070 The Fan, a sports radio station in Indianapolis, offers internships in news reporting, programming, creative content and other areas. Opportunities are available year round. To learn more and apply, visit 1070 the Fan's website.

American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association is hiring a marketing and communications intern in Indianapolis. The intern will work 15-40 hours per week promoting national public awareness campaigns locally; coordinating marketing outreach and publicity for events and programs; writing and distributing press materials; creating invitations, flyers and posters; distributing promotional materials; updating local web pages; and assisting with social media. For information, contact Sarah Schmitz, director, development,

Amos Brown Internship
Hirons is searching for communication management, creative, and digital interns through the Amos Brown Internship program. Interns will gain valuable experiences that allow them to build their personal network, work with the agency in various capacities, and work on a capstone project. Summer internships are 40 hours a week and paid. Hirons is looking for 1-3 interns and priority will be given to minority students. The deadline for summer consideration is March 15. 

The Arthritis Foundation
The Arthritis Foundation is seeking a spring and/or summer public relations intern to help create a public relations plan for its Inaugural Juvenile Arthritis Camp. The 501(c)3 charity would like an intern to help research, plan and coordinate a PR plan for its new camp and upcoming fundraising events. The ideal candidate will also be charged with executing the Walk to Cure Arthritis and Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis public relations plans. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: writing news releases, generating op ed pieces, updating Facebook and Twitter accounts, attending vendor fairs, planning promotional events and creating communication with past fundraisers and team captains. To apply, send resume and three writing samples including one news release, a personality profile and a public relations plan to Kendall Horvatich.

BLASTmedia, an agency based in Fishers, Ind., seeks interns for the following specialties: PR; social media/content marketing, creative/graphic design/video production and digital advertising. Submit your resume, cover letter, writing samples and portfolio (or website link) to 

Bohlsen Group 
Bohlsen Group routinely seeks marketing/public relations interns, nonprofit public relations/marketing interns and events/entertainment interns. They also seek a design intern for this summer. The Summer 2017 application deadline is February 17, 2017. For more information, click here.

Borshoff, an advertising, branding and public relations agency in Indianapolis, seeks interns year-round. The ideal candidate has previous internship experience; is a junior or senior studying public relations, marketing, communications or a related field; and is able to work 15-20 hours each week. The intern will assist with media relations, project briefs, social and digital research, event planning and more. The internship is paid and the student will receive a parking stipend.

The Boston Globe
The Boston Globe's 12-week paid summer internship program places reporter-interns in the Metro, Business, Living/Arts, Health/Science and Sports departments; the photo intern shoots stills and video for all sections; the design intern creates sections fronts and information graphics for print and online; and the copy editing intern works on local and regional, national and foreign and business copy. A writing coach is provided. Learn more.

BPS Marketing
BPS Marketing hires year-round interns in the following categories: Creative; Public Relations; Marketing and Sales; Social Media and Marketing. The intern will be paid a stipend of $250 a month (based on performance). For more information, click here.

Brownsburg Parks
The town of Brownsburg is hiring a Summer 2017 public relations intern for the Parks department. The intern will work 20-40 hours per week and will be paid $8-$12 per hour. The intern will be expected to create digital images for online and print publications; post daily messages to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram sites; revitalize Brownsburg Parks' YouTube channel; and write content for social media, flyers, message boards and a variety of publications, among other duties. Click here for full details. To apply, click on Job Opportunities at and choose Public Relations Intern for Parks.

Children’s Bureau, Inc.
Children’s Bureau, Inc., is hiring two paid digital media interns for Summer 2017 – one in nonprofit marketing and one in corporate fundraising:

  • Nonprofit marketing: This intern will plan and implement weekly social media content; create graphics for use in social media, website and more; track and report social media metrics; updates and SEO for; and assist with creating and scheduling email campaigns. The student must have a minimum of intermediate design skills with a knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. The intern will work 40 hours per week. A stipend will be awarded at the end of 12 weeks. Click here for more information.
  • Corporate fundraising: This intern will design, schedule and track daily social media posts; use Adobe InDesign to create visually appealing, interactive review packets for partner companies; develop engaging content for email marketing; coordinate logistics for monthly meet and greet events and corporate networking, among other duties. The student must be a junior or senior in good standing. The student must have a minimum of intermediate design skills with a knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. The intern will work 20 hours per week (full time consideration for the right applicant). A stipend will be awarded at the end of 12 weeks. Click here for more information.

Dana Carpender (Author)
More interested in working with personalities than corporations? Dana Carpender is a best-selling author, mostly cookbooks. She has sold more than a million books, but is looking to increase her profile. Carpender seeks a bright, energetic public relations intern to focus on improving her platform. Social media savvy essential, along with help revamping website and shopping her for interviews on radio, television, print or online. $10/hour, 15 hours a week, with a bonus for excellent results. Three months duration, with the possibility to extend. Interested? E-mail

The Campus Citizen
Journalism majors can earn JOUR-J492 Media Internship credit for their work with The Campus Citizen, IUPUI's student-run online magazine. E-mail for more information. 

Chalkbeat, a national nonprofit education news organization covering local public schools, is seeking undergrad or graduate students to serve as summer reporting interns. Reporting teams cover schools in Denver, Detroit, Indianapolis, Memphis and New York City. This 10-week paid internship starts June 5 and runs through Aug. 11. Interns will work 40 hours per week and receive a stipend. Applicants can request to be placed with the Indianapolis location. Applications are due March 3, 2017. Learn more. 

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
The Children's Museum is searching for media and public relations interns. Interns must work a minimum of three days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Intern duties include writing press releases, researching talking points for new exhibits, and writing stories for the website and newsletters to increase brand awareness. For more information, click here.

Christopher August LLC
Christopher August LLC, a digital marketing agency in Indianapolis, is looking for a creative individual to assist with custom content creation, digital marketing campaigns and social media strategies, management and implementation. Graphic design experience recommended, but not required. The ideal intern will have Adobe knowledge and skill set, the ability to communicate effectively (more than texting) and an entrepreneurial mindset and drive. The intern should be able to think outside the box and bring ideas that will be implemented for local and international brands. The intern will have access to office and The Speak Easy in Broad Ripple. Interns will work 15-20 hours per week. The position is unpaid, but can count for JOUR-J492 internship credit at IUPUI. For more information about the company, visit To apply, send a resume and cover letter to

Conner Prairie
Conner Prairie, an interactive history museum in Fishers, Ind., regularly hires public relations interns. Most internships take place over the summer, with students working 10 to 20 hours per week for 12 weeks. Visit to learn more and check for available positions.

Current Publishing
Current Publishing hires editorial, graphic design and photography interns for its weekly and monthly publications. E-mail your resume, cover letter and PDFs of your three best work samples to Steve Greenberg. For summer internship consideration, apply by March 2017. 

Dani’s Dreams Innovation in Education Corp.
Dani’s Dreams Innovation in Education Corp. seeks a social media/PR intern to start by the end of February 2017. Dani’s Dreams Innovation in Education Corp. connects students and teachers to the world around them using media and technology to explore and create innovative student-led multimedia and STEM projects. The intern will work 15-20 hours per week and earn a $1,000 stipend. The intern will work with the Dani’s Dreams CEO and board to:

1. Set up website and migrate content through WordPress/Blue Host Existing websites,

2. Update and consolidate Facebook pages (Dani's Dreams Outdoor Education Programs, Urban Media Project)

3. Create content and expand followers for existing Instagram site (Urban Media Indy) and establish a new Twitter site.

4. Organize social media posts on Hootsuite and get a digital/social media schedule/plan for the coming calendar year.

5. Contribute ideas for marketing and PR print materials – flyers/pamphlets/posters, etc.

6. This is a remote position – but you must be available for check-ins once a week by phone/Skype/Facetime and monthly in-person meetings. 

To apply, e-mail in body of cover letter, resume (attachment) and work samples and/or links to: Donna Griffin, president and CEO, Dani’s Dreams Innovation in Education Corp., Apply by Feb. 22, 2017.  

Dittoe Public Relations
Dittoe Public Relations, an Indianapolis-based public relations firm, offers paid internships each semester. Interns work 20-40 hours per week. Candidates should have basic public relations skills; be at least a sophomore in college, or a recent graduate, who’s currently studying (or studied) journalism, public relations, advertising or marketing. Interns will assist with developing news releases, fact sheets, client meeting summaries, status reports, and social media posts among other public relations materials; developing and updating media lists and other databases; and special event activities, among other similar tasks. Send your resume, cover letter and writing samples to Britny Kalule, account executive, at Application information is posted here

Do317 Media
Do317 Media (a local culture and events guide), MOKB Presents (the largest indepedent concert promoter in the Indianapolis area) and The HI-FI (a live music venue in Fountain Square) are accepting applications for the 2017 spring semester in various areas, including marketing, social media, web development, photo/video and graphic design. For more information, visit MOKB Presents and The HI-FI and Do317 internship applications. 

Dow Jones
The Dow Jones News Fund College Internship Program provides students with a one week all-expenses paid training program in the latest news gathering and storytelling technologies, followed by paid internships at top media companies. Students earn $400 or more per week from news organizations and receive $1,000 scholarships from the Dow Jones News Fund. Juniors, seniors and graduate students are invited to apply for the internship program. Internships will be available in data journalism, digital media, business reporting and interactive news editing. For more information, click here.

Downtown Indy, Inc. 
Downtown Indy (DI) offers a year-round internship in the marketing and communications department. The candidate should have strong organizational skills, be able to work with limited direction, be creative and have strong oral and written skills. Experience with AP style guidelines, design software, and web site content management are helpful. Applicants with majors in journalism, communications, public relations, new media, tourism, marketing and advertising are preferred. Apply by Nov. 10 for Spring 2017. Mail your resume and cover letter to Jennifer Hanson, senior communications director, Downtown Indy, 111 Monument Circle, Ste. 1900, Indianapolis, IN, 46204. Click here for more information. 

Edible Indy
Edible Indy, an Indiana publication connecting local growers, producers and food artisans season by season, is hiring an editorial intern. Juniors, seniors and graduate students are welcome to apply. Job duties include updating; creating and writing 1-3 online posts weekly; assisting with social media; writing print articles as needed; delivering and distributing magazines; creating ideas for online round-ups; guides; neighborhood ideas and other opportunities on; and attending events on behalf of Edibly Indy; among other tasks. Check JagJobs for full description. 

Electric Consumer Magazine
Electric Consumer, a print and electronic magazine delivered to approximately 250,000 Indiana elective cooperatives members each month, seeks an intern for Summer 2017. Electric Consumer is produced by Indiana Electric Cooperatives. Duties include assisting with updates to the magazine’s website; supporting social media efforts; assisting with proofreading, writing, photography and layout for the magazine; assisting with events, projects and printed materials; and helping with administrative duties as needed. To apply, submit your résumé, work samples (or link to an online portfolio) and a cover letter to Amy Stansfield at by April 21, 2017. More details available here

Emmis Communications
Emmis Communications offers internships at its Indianapolis radio stations: Country 97.1 Hank FM; B105.7 Soft Rock; 93.1FM WIBC; and 1070 The Fan. To learn more and apply, visit the Emmis website.

Eugene S. Pulliam Internship Program
The Hoosier State Press Association Foundation accepts applications for the Eugene S. Pulliam internship program in late winter. Students selected for the internship work at an Indiana daily or nondaily newspaper for the summer. Applicants must be residents of the state (or attending a college or university in Indiana), have at least one term of school left after completing the program and have access to reliable transportation. Click here for general information.

FLM+ is seeking interns passionate about agriculture and environmental sciences for three-month communications internships. Interns will meet with clients, create press releases, research and write weekly reports and complete a capstone and team project. Students must have at least junior status. Apply here.

Forever-Fit Summer Camp
The Saturday Evening Post Society's Forever-Fit Summer Camp seeks a summer PR intern to assist with writing copy for promotional materials, including newsletters, blogs and social media. The intern will work 20-25 hours per week and can receive college credit if needed. If interested, send your resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Ryan at by May 19. The camp runs from June 12 to July 20. 

Freetown Village, Inc.
Freetown Village, Inc., has a position for a paid communications and social media intern to assist with plans, events and activities that support communication goals and objectives and to manage internal and external communications and image. Pay is $10 per hour. Candidates must have strong grasp of social media networking channels; be excellent writers and speakers; be a junior, senior or graduate student majoring in public relations, journalism, communications, new media, informatics or a related field; and have previous writing experience. Send resumes to Freetown Village, Inc., Attn: Executive Director, 625 Indiana Ave., Ste. 200, Indianapolis, IN, 46202, or email.

Google News Fellowship
Google is seeking interns interested in meangful and quality journalism and the intersection of journalism and technology. The 10-week summer Google News Fellowships are available at a variety of news institutes including Poynter, Nieman Journalism Lab and ProPublica. The application deadline is January 3, 2017 and accepted applicants will be notified in March. See more details here.

Hamilton County Tourism
Hamilton County Tourism, located in Carmel, Ind., seeks a public relations and marketing intern to begin mid-May and work through August 2017. The intern will work between 15-30 hours per week, including some nights and weekends. The intern will be paid $10 per hour (maximum 250 hours total). Duties include writing news releases, researching and writing blog posts, assisting with managing social media, writing and editing brochure and web copy, and more. View all responsibilities, qualifications and application details here. Apply by Feb. 20, 2017.  

Hendricks County Flyer
The Hendricks County Flyer is looking for writers to cover high school sports in Hendricks County. Deadline experience preferred. This is a paid position. Interested students should email a résumé and a couple of clips they’ve done on deadline to: Dylan Trimpe, sports editor,

Hirons & Company Advertising + Public Relations
Hirons & Company routinely hires interns. Check for opportunities here:

House Republicans Internship
Students have the opportunity to apply for an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives Republicans. Interns can apply to work in communications or legislative, areas. For more information about the communications internship, contact Brittany McMurry at For the legislative internship, contact Zach Weismiller at Apply here. 

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill
The communications staff at the Office of Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill seeks a public relations intern to work approximately 20 to 25 hours per week for course credit. The intern should be a current junior, senior or graduate student. The intern will need to have his or her own transportation, their own laptop and be able to start May 15 through August 11. The intern will compile news clips that include or mention the Office of the Indiana Attorney General and assist in creating the daily call log, a list of all media inquiries. The intern will also assist in facilitating interviews with TV stations, reporters, etc. The intern will draft press releases from time to time, as well as our weekly consumer protection alert. In addition, the intern may accompany the communications staff at informative public outreach events. 

To apply, e-mail Corey Elliot, press secretary, at, copy Kristen Williams at and Melissa Green at, and attach your résumé with a brief note in the e-mail that serves as a cover letter.

This internship is recurring – it will be offered spring, summer and fall each year. The deadline to apply is April 28. 

Indiana Black Expo, Inc. 
Indiana Black Expo, Inc., hires public relations and communications and social media and digital communications interns. Internships are non-paid; minimum 25 hours per week. 

Indiana Blood Center
The Indiana Blood Center seeks applicants for its interactive marketing and promotions/marketing internships. The internships are open to juniors and seniors. These are paid internships. Learn more and apply online.

Indiana Chamber of Commerce
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce regularly hires communications intern. The intern will assist with producing videos; writing press releases and the BizReport Newsletter; and developing ideas for social media among similar tasks. The internship is unpaid, but can be used for college credit. 

Indiana CPA Society
The Indiana CPA Society is accepting applications for Summer 2017 communications interns. Interns are paid $15 per hour and must be juniors or seniors. Interns will write press releases, magazine articles and bios, prepare social media content and some film/editing work. Apply by May 1 for summer. Send a resume, cover letter and 2 or 3 work samples to VP-Communications Dave Shatkowski at

The Indiana House of Representatives 
The Indiana House of Representatives hires communications interns. The paid, full-time internship is located at the Indiana Statehouse in downtown Indianapolis and will run from the beginning of January through the end of April. Interns will assist with writing press releases, columns, op-eds, e-newsletters and website content in addition to media pitching, photography, graphic design, social media and video production. Interns will work directly with Indiana State Representatives to manage media relations for print, TV and radio. You can apply online. Applications are due in October of each year. Questions? Contact Ali Norman, Communications Intern Director, at

Indiana Latino Expo (ILE)
The Indiana Latino Expo (ILE) hires interns to work on community/business outreach to raise awareness and funds for the Expo. The intern will also assist with the following:
·      Creating flyers and handouts for events
·      Managing an online presence (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
·      Website redesign
·      Assisting at events as needed
Interns do not need to speak Spanish but bilingual is a plus. Interested students should email a resume to Ana Kotchkoski, executive director, at or call her office at 267-777-3625. Copy on the email: Kim Bailey at

Indianapolis Indians
Indiana's minor league baseball team, the Indians, is hires a baseball communications intern. The intern will create and distribute news releases and advisories, create media notes, generate feature ideas, and assist with other public relations duties. This internship lasts January-September, requires 40 hours a week, and is paid $900/month or $800/month in addition to housing. Check here often.

Indianapolis Monthly Magazine 
Indianapolis Monthly has internship opportunities year-round in the following departments: editorial; digital media; special sections; art and photography; and videography. Internships are unpaid but can be taken for credit. For more information about the internships and how to apply, visit Indianapolis Monthly's website

Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Inc.
The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon is hiring a Summer communications coordinator intern. Duties include preparing copy for marketing placements, preparing participant newsletters and creating content for social media channels, among other tasks. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and three references via email to Blake Boldon, Executive Director, at For more information, click here

Indianapolis Museum of Art
The Indianapolis Museum of Art is looking for interns in several departments, including: Marketing and External Affairs; Photography; and Design. The program is open to juniors, seniors, recent graduates and graduate students. For more information, go to

Indianapolis Power & Light Company
Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL) routinely hires public affairs interns. Check for open positions.

Indianapolis Press Club Foundation fellowships
The Indianapolis Press Club Foundation funds one fellowship over the summer for a journalism student attending an Indiana college or university. Email Jenny Labalme with questions at

The Indianapolis Recorder                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
The Indianapolis Recorder, the fourth oldest-surviving African-American newspaper, seeks interns year-round. Internship opportunities are available in several departments, including editorial, sales, marketing, graphic design and human resources. Daily responsibilities could include writing stories for both online and print, taking photos, managing social media pages, designing graphics for the newspaper, speaking with prospective sales clients and managing daily administrative tasks. Although the internship is unpaid, selected students are actively engaged in the production of our newspaper and gain hands-on experience. College credit is available. Candidates should be juniors or seniors pursuing a journalism degree or a degree related to the position they are seeking. Please send resume and samples of work to

Indiana Sports Corp Communications
The Indiana Sports Corp Communications is seeking a communications and marketing intern for spring 2017. The intern would write material, manage social media, edit photos and assist with the website among other duties. Interns will be involved with events such as the Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament or NCAA Fencing Championship. This position is full-time, unpaid. Submit a resume and cover letter to Kara Kovert at by February 1, 2017 for summer consideration.

The Indiana State Senate
The Indiana State Senate hires communications interns. The paid, full-time internship, located at the Indiana Statehouse in downtown Indianapolis, runs for the spring semester. Interns will work directly with Senate media offices and press corps. You can apply online. Applications are due in October of each year. 

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) hires marketing and communications interns for the summer session (internship lasts May-September). Position requires approximately 20 hours per week. Click here for details for Summer 2017. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to

Indianapolis Zoo
The Indianapolis Zoo offers year-round internships in the field of public relations. Internships are open to current college students (who are at least at the junior level) and recent graduates. Interns work 20 to 40 hours per week for 12 consecutive weeks. Public relations interns work with the media, the Zoo's social media strategies, video and press releases. Fall applications must be submitted by July 10; Spring applications are due Nov. 10. Check out this page for more information

Indy Eleven 
Indy Eleven, Indianapolis’ professional soccer team, seeks students and recent graduates for a paid marketing internship. Candidates should be available to work at least 20-30 hours per week, including game nights. Fall internships last Sept.-Dec. Send a resume, cover letter, a list of three professional/personal references, and at least three writing samples to For more information, visit Indy Eleven's internship page.

Indy Fuel
Indianapolis' professional hockey team, the Indy Fuel, seeks college students for internships for the Summer and Fall semesters. Interns will get a multidimensional look into the sports industry through their internship term. Internships must be for academic credit. Submit your application here., a sports coverage website, seeks interns to cover professional sports teams of their choice. is affiliated with, and covers major sports including NCAA basketball and football, MLB, NFL, NBA and NHL. Send resumes and writing samples to Scott Peceny.

IU Communications
IU Communications is hiring a social media intern to start at the beginning of the fall semester (end of August 2017) and continue until the end of the spring semester (late April or early May 2018). Intern duties include creating, curating and tracking social media that engages IUPUI's key audiences and meets its marketing communications and social media strategic plans; consulting with groups on campus to develop effective, efficient ways for them to develop social media campaigns, strategies and tactics; and miscellaneous communications support, including but not limited to editing, research, media monitoring and reporting, event planning and staffing, content distribution, correspondence, strategic planning and crisis response. Open to all IUPUI students, but preference will be given to those with at least two years' college education, preferably in journalism, public relations, marketing or communications. Experience in crafting and implementing social media strategy, as well as analyzing and modifying campaigns and shooting and editing photos and video, is preferred. Click here for more information. 

IU School of Informatics, Indianapolis
The School of Informatics is looking for a journalism/public relations major for an internship position. The school is developing a journaling tool for young women and needs help with story telling and PR for its application. The intern will work between 10 to 15 hours per week and the position is unpaid. The intern will brainstorm, strategize, and create content for a mobile application the school will be launching in three months. Duties include:

  • Gathering story ideas and writing/producing news stories
  • Working with the team to generate copy for phone application 
  • Working with the team to generate copy for new website currently under development
  • Fact-checking, proofreading, formatting and editing as necessary
  • Creating videos and other multimedia communications to supplement news stories

    The intern will start as soon as possible. Interested students should email

IU School of Medicine
The IU School of Medicine seeks a communications intern to work 15-20 hours per week. The intern will manage and create digital signage and calendar content for the IU School of Medicine, also supporting social media and a rebuild of the School’s website. Writing and editing skills required. WordPress skills a plus. Journalism, English, communications and biomedical sciences majors encouraged. Flexible hours. Position pays $10 per hour. Send resume, cover letter and 1-2 page writing sample to

IU School of Nursing
The IU School of Nursing requires an intern to assist with program recruitment and outreach. The hired student will aid the recruitment and outreach coordinator through writing press releases and news stories; creating and managing recruitment projects; managing the school's social media presence; writing and updating brochures; and attending recruiting events. Interested candidates should be of junior or senior standing, have strong written and verbal skills, and display a working knowledge of social media management. For more information, see the full listing here. Applicants should email a resume and up to three writing samples to Sally Krause at  

IUPUI CyberLab 
The IUPUI CyberLab is looking for a social media and marketing intern who will write blog posts, coordinate promotional events and create marketing materials. The student will be paid $10 an hour for up to 10 hours each week. However, he or she can work up to 20 hours each week for college credit. E-mail your resume to Alice Zhao, project coordinator.
The IUPUI Athletics Department often has unpaid photography internships available for contributors to the website. For details, contact Ed Holdaway, IUPUI Athletics' Assistant A.D./Communications, by email.

IUPUI Life-Health Sciences Internship Program 
The Life-Health Sciences Internship Program at IUPUI often offers communications-related positions. Interns will work an average of 10 hours each week. Complete an application form and attach your cover letter, resume and three references. For more details about available internships and the application process, visit LHSI’s website. Applications are due in March of each year.

IUPUI Office of Academic Affairs
The Office of Academic Affairs is looking for a graduate student to work as a communications intern who will help with writing speeches, press releases and other materials, create social media content, update the website, and prepare communication materials, such as newsletters and flyers. The position is 20-29 hours a week and paid. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to

Julian Center
The Julian Center is looking for a communications intern for Fall 2016. The intern will work 10-15 hours a week creating social media content, a weekly newsletter, and representing the center at outreach events. Candidates can submit a resume and cover letter by mail or email. Details here.

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. 
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc., seeks public relations interns. The selected candidates will assist with creating and distributing marketing materials; writing and editing press releases; creating content for social media; and attending KIB events among other similar tasks. The internship is 15-40 hours per week. Students can apply online

Lauth Investigations International, Inc.
Lauth Investigations International, Inc., Lost Assets Division is an Indianapolis-based private investigation firm that specializes in returning lost assets to the rightful owners throughout the U.S. Lauth Investigations is seeking unpaid interns. The part-time position involves investigating and locating people by working directly with many human and non-human sources such as third-party databases and various websties and verbal communication. The purpose of the searches is to locate the rightful owner of assets that have been transferred from the financial holder to the state's unclaimed property division. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply. More details available here

Louis Stokes Midwest Center of Excellence
Louis Stokes Midwest Center of Excellence (LSMCE) seeks an intern to write newsletter articles, social media blurbs, website spotlight blurbs, interview students and faculty at the LSMCE partner campuses via telephone, and help with the print materials for the LSMCE Annual Conference in October. The internship is work-study eligible, 10-12 hours per week, $10 per hour, and can be for the semester, or for the year. To apply, please send resume, cover letter and writing samples to Deborah Cole.

Marion County Commission on Youth (MCCOY)
MCCOY is seeking a journalism intern to support and coordinate its monthly television show aired on local government channel TV – “Our Kids, Our Families, Our Communities.” The intern will be responsible for planning, researching and assessing ideas, and coordinating the show taping. The intern will also have the opportunity to help with writing web content and developing written content for various early intervention & prevention initiatives. Interns will work 15-20 hours per week. This is an unpaid internship, eligible for journalism internship credit. This internship runs mid-May to August. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Mitzi Wilson, Early Intervention & Prevention Initiative Director at MCCOY, Inc., 1375 W. 16th Street, Indianapolis IN 46202.

MediaFuel, a digital creative agency based in Fishers, Ind., hires interns in public relations, communications and marketing. The agency specializes in website design, graphic design, video production, marketing and branding. Send your resume and work samples to

Miebach Consulting
Miebach Consulting, a global supply chain consultancy headquartered in Indianapolis, seeks a paid public relations intern to assist in managing social media, email campaigns, blog content and website upkeep at its Indianapolis location. Contact Kevin Vo.

NPR is now accepting applications for a variety of internships in journalism-related fields, including social media, the digital news editorial desk, media relations, photo editing, and visual design among others. Most of the internships are located in Washington D.C., though other bureaus may have positions open. The intern will work January-April for the spring semester, or May-August in the summer. The internships are 40 hours/week and paid. Interns may receive academic credit if their institution offers the option. See details for each internship and apply here.

NUVO Newsweekly
NUVO Newsweekly, an independently-owned alternative weekly publication, offers internship opportunities year-round for journalism, sports journalism and public relations students. 

For more information, visit NUVO's Jobs and Employment page. Applications are being accepted for Summer 2017.

Pathways Career Podcast
The IU School of Medicine is looking for a work study-eligible student to assist with the Pathways Career Podcast. The student will assist with all aspects of the podcast, from production to editing to publication. Students will also help promote the podcast. The position is part-time and work study only. For more information, click here and contact Lauren Easterling,

Peace Learning Center
Peace Learning Center, an Indianapolis-based nonprofit located inside Eagle Creek Park, offers communications internships. The intern's responsibilities include: Documenting the center's programs with photos and stories; assisting with maintenance of website; producing blog posts; attending programs, events and conferences to promote the center; maintaining and updating media contact database; assisting with social media; among other duties. Click here for more information about this opportunity. 

PhotoTaylorSports is looking for junior and senior journalism majors to cover the Indiana Fever, the Indy Eleven and the Indy Fuel. Interns will be expected to work 15-20 hours a week for the site. Internships are unpaid but interns will be credentialed for all home games. Away games and other news will be covered from press releases. Send a copy of your resume, cover letter and a sample of your work to both Phil Taylor at and Dylan St. Clair at

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Indiana and Kentucky
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Indiana and Kentucky hires digital and social media interns. E-mail your completed internship application and resume to Find the application here.

The Polis Center
The Polis Center at IUPUI is seeking an intern to coordinate the social media initiatives for the SAVI Community Information System. The intern will work approximately 20 hours per week starting this summer, with an option for extension. This position is paid and open to work study students. To apply: Send a resume, cover letter, sample social media post, and one writing sample to by April 1. Please put "Social Media Coordinator" in the subject line.

The Propylaeum Historic Foundation, Inc.
The Propylaeum Historic Foundation, Inc., is hiring a social media/marketing communications intern. The intern will work with the Event and Marketing Director. The position is part-time (10 to 20 hours per week) unpaid; however, depending on experience, a stipend may be negotiated. Send a cover letter, resume and links to two or more social networking profiles (to demonstrate experience, interest and knowledge of social media communications) to Elizabeth A. Turner, Event and Marketing Director, at

Pulliam Journalism Fellowship
College juniors, seniors and recent graduates can apply for the Pulliam Fellowship program, which places students at The Indianapolis Star or The Arizona Republic, Gannett Co. newspapers. Pulliam Fellows gain hands-on newsroom experience, and are paid $650 per week during the 10-week program. For more information, visit The Indianapolis Star's website

Shank Public Relations Counselors
Shank Public Relations Counselors has openings for public relations interns who can work 22-40 hours each week. For more information, visit the Shank web site.

Society of Professional Journalists
SPJ seeks postgraduate communications interns. This is a two-year salaried position for a candidate who already posesses a bachelor's degree. The intern is responsible for internal and external communication, creating editorial content and managing marketing campaigns. Check back here soon.

Special Olympics Indiana
Special Olympics Indiana seeks an intelligent, resourceful and passionate intern to help the organization expand its public relations and marketing efforts. The Marketing and PR Intern will work under the direction of the Manager of Marketing and Public Relations. Intern will perform tasks such as social media management, news release writing, media relations, event marketing and writing. Click here for full job description. Interested applicants should contact Rachel Jones.

Spirit & Place
Spirit & Place, a project of The Polis Center within the IU School of Liberal Arts, seeks students to fill four undergraduate Service Learning Assistantships (SLAs) during 2015-16: Event Logistic Coordinator, Community Engagement Assistant, IUPUI Student Engagement Coordinator, and Digital Communications Coordinator. SLAs work 10 hours per week and receive a $1,500 scholarship per semester. Eligible students will have completed 15 credit hours at IUPUI, must be enrolled in 9 credit hours during fall and spring semesters, and must have a minimum GPA of 2.75. Interested candidates should contact Festival Director Pam Blevins Hinkle at or 317-278-2644.

Springhill Camps
Springhill Camps is looking for communication and journalism majors to serve as media director interns for Summer 2017. Interns will get over 30 hours of training by professionals and gain over 400 hours of experience in photography, videography and media production. This position is paid, and opportunities are available for both the overnight and day programs. Go here to see more details and apply.

StrataBlue is a full-service digital marketing agency equipped with a team of subject matter experts trained to help companies grow their business online. They are currently seeking to fill multiple internship positions for the academic year, including social media marketing, content marketing, digital advertising and graphic design. Applicants must be of junior or senior standing; willing to commute in the Indy-area; have exceptional writing ability; knowledge of all major social networks; knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite; and be a motivated team player. To apply, submit resume, cover letter and writing/portfolio samples to

The Mind Trust
The Mind Trust (TMT), the Indianapolis nonprofit that strives to give every Indianapolis student access to a high-quality school, is seeking an intern interested in learning all aspects of the public relations field. The intern will assist and report directly to the Vice President of Communications and should expect to learn the public relations field from top to bottom and learn skills that are immediately transferrable to other positions in media and public relations. The intern will work 20-24 hours per week. Click here for responsibilities, requirements, and application instructions.

The Saturday Evening Post Society
Indianapolis-based nonprofit and publisher of America's oldest living magazine, The Saturday Evening Post, seeks editorial and digital media interns. Editorial interns assist editorial staff with incoming unsolicited submissions, phone and e-mail queries, fiction contest submissions and with fact-checking, researching, proofreading, and writing content for magazine and special interest publications. Digital media interns will help with writing web copy, crafting social media posts, researching trends and topics and compiling and evaluating web analytics. Interested students should send questions, resumes and writing samples to Jennifer Burnham at

Additionally, the Saturday Evening Post Society's Forever-Fit Summer Camp in Indianapolis is searching for a summer 2017 public relations intern to assist with writing copy for promotional materials, including newsletters, blogs and social media. The intern will work 20-25 hours per week and can receive college credit if needed. If interested, send your resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Ryan at by May 19. The camp runs from June 12 to July 20. 

The Times of Noblesville
The Times of Noblesville, a small community five-day-a-week newspaper, seeks unpaid news desk interns. This general assignment position entails everything from news to photography, with heavy emphasis on shooting photos. Intern would be able to cover government and school board meetings, events, and an array of activities. Interested students should send an e-mail to news editor Betsy Reason at Include a resume, cover letter, three clips (feature, news and best article of your choice), and three best journalistic photos. The subject line should read: Attention Betsy Reason, internship position.

USA Diving
USA Diving is offering a paid Summer internship for students with strong communication backgrounds. Intern responsibilities include writing articles for the USA Diving website, social media, writing newsletters, sending press releases and promotional materials and assisting the Senior Public Relations Director with day-to-day activities. The internship requires an estimated 20-30 hours of work per week and runs from approximately late-May to late-August. Interested students should send a resume, cover letter and work samples to 

USA Football
USA Football, the sport's national governing body, regularly seeks communications interns. Interns assist with story development, draft news releases, create media alerts and fact sheets and write editorial material. The position is paid and full-time. Check here for open positions and here for more details.

Visit Indy
Visit Indy is searching for an organized, self-motivated, positive, proactive Spring 2017 communications intern to work approximately 20 hours per week. The intern will provide support to the marketing and communications department by assisting with various activities to promote the City of Indianapolis; including working with social media, blogging, print, promotions, etc. The intern will also draft various press releases and media pitches for placement in regional/national media outlets; write for the blog site on a weekly basis; and research content as necessary. The student will also assist in media relations work; radio promotions; promotional/advertising campaign fulfillment; and planning and coordination of media hosting. Enrollment in a marketing/communications/public relations or related bachelor’s degree program required. Student must be junior/senior collegiate standing or have completed a minimum of two full years of college coursework. The successful candidate will receive a competitive internship compensation package. For more details, visit

WISH-TV is looking for interns in news reporting, sports, photography, promotion, graphic arts, sales and marketing, Internet, community affairs and broadcast engineering. Internships are for academic credit only for juniors and seniors. See details about the internship program here.

Local NBC affiliate WTHR-TV offers internships for juniors and seniors in news, sports, weather, photography, producing and social media. Interns are needed to work various shifts including days, nights, Sunrise and weekends. Interns complete a self-edited news package for their resume. Email a resume to to apply for an internship. Find details on the WTHR website here.

WZPL and WXNT for Entercom Indianapolis are looking for part-time employees to help with sports shows and, occasionally, promotions. Students will work about 10 hours per week. Specifically, 99.5 WZPL Indianapolis (host of the Smiley Morning Show) is looking for a student intern this fall semester. Job responsibilities include screening phones calls, helping co-produce programs, scheduling show guest, recording and pulling voice tracks and updating social media pages. Applicant must be familiar with audio editing in Adobe audition. Position is unpaid. The hours are early, 5-10 a.m. Monday-Friday for fall semester, but will provide valuable experience working in a fast-paced radio environment and internship credit. Interested students should e-mail a resume to

Zeta Tau Alpha
Zeta Tau Alpha is seeking a paid intern to work in the Communication Department for the fall semester. This role will specifically assist with ideation and creation of social media content, as well as some potential writing projects for the blog and Themis magazine. Click here for more details. Send your résumé and cover letter to Ashley Sherman, Director of Communication, at 

Additional internships
For 80 more journalism internships and fellowships, see this Poynter Institute article.

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The Cortez Journal
The Cortez Journal newspaper in Southwest Colorado will soon be hiring a sports reporter. Questions? Contact ‪@CortezJardyn

Fan Media Network
Fan Media Network is a social news sports network of mobile phone video correspondents for the top 250 NCAA, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB and MLS teams. FMN seeks candidates to fill several positions, Media Manager, Newsroom Manager, and Community Manager. Submit your LinkedIn profile and demo reel here: See details.

The Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health
The School of Public Health is looking for a Writer/Content Strategist to increase the awareness of school programs and promote facutly, staff, and student efforts. The strategist will be responsible for creating short-form content, long-form stories, creative student materials, editing faculty reports and coordinating social media efforts. Qualifications are a Bachelor degree in communications, public relations, journalism or a related field and at least 3 years of experience. To apply: