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Internships

Internship sites are listed below. You can search for sites by entering a key word or organization name in the search box or by browsing a specific category.

Organization: ACLU, Greater Pittsburgh Chapter

Sector: Nonprofit | Internship Category: Marketing

Description:

Be sure to request the Marketing Internship so you will get writing assignments as well as legal intake experience. 

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Organization: American Red Cross of Southwestern PA

Sector: Nonprofit | Internship Category: Marketing

Description:

This is a meaningful internship that has led to employment for a few interns. Be sure to request the Marketing and Communications Internship. You’ll correspond with clients, write testimonials, promote services, help people in emergency situations, plan events and help with social media management.

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Organization: Autumn House Press

Sector: Nonprofit | Internship Category: Publishing

Description:

Autumn House Press publishes prominent and upcoming contemporary poets, including those who have not had their work published before, and is dedicated to producing beautiful, high-quality publications. Autumn House Press is a good option for interns with an interest in poetry or seeking experience in publishing.

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Organization: Carlow University Communications and External Relations

Sector: Nonprofit | Internship Category: Public and Community Relations

Description:

Work with interviews, news releases, magazine articles, and webcasts under the mentorship of Drew Wilson, Carlow’s Director of Media Relations. Call 412-578-2091 or email events@carlow.edu to find out more about these internships.

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Organization: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Sector: Nonprofit | Internship Category: Marketing

Description:

Interns work with Suzanne Thinnes and learn about PR, fundraising, media relations, event planning, newsletters, special projects, editing/proofing, flyers, and programs. Contact the volunteer coordinator for more information at 412-622-3114.

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Organization: Carnegie Museum of Art

Sector: Nonprofit | Internship Category: Public and Community Relations

Description:

You’ll write for their blog, work on the website and write reviews and summaries. The editor does considerable hands-on museum training with interns.

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Organization: Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh

Sector: Nonprofit | Internship Category: Marketing

Description:

They offer medical, social, educational, and emotional help to children. Marketing internships may involve writing, event planning, and proofing. Contact Monica Smith, the community outreach coordinator, at 412-420-2321 or mls@the-institute.org.

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Organization: CMU Sports Information Department

Sector: Nonprofit | Internship Category: Sports Writing

Description:

Gain experience with previews, press releases, game stories, podcast questions, interviews, and newsletter articles by interning at Carnegie Mellon University. Contact Mark Fisher, Sports Information Director, for more information: mwfisher@andrew.cmu.edu or 412-268-3087.

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Organization: Creative Nonfiction

Sector: Nonprofit | Internship Category: Publishing

Description:

Evaluate manuscript submissions, correspond with authors, handle social media and mailings, and conduct research. To find out more information about the internships, you can call their office at this number: 412-404-2975. When submitting resumes and formal requests, send an email with your information attached to Chad Bogler at information@creativenonfiction.org.

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Organization: Deeplocal

Sector: Commercial | Internship Category: Marketing

Description:

Advertising for an innovation studio, a nontraditional marketing firm that uses a variety of hands-on approaches to advertising. Go online to find out more about internship openings in December and January, as positions are filled by February. Call 412-362-0201 for more information.

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Organization: Edgar Snyder and Associates

Sector: Commercial | Internship Category: Legal/Political Writing

Description:

There is considerable routine legal work at this internship but the writing part involves daily news stories and blog content.

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Organization: ETHNOLOGY

Sector: Nonprofit | Internship Category: Publishing

Description:

Learn how to work with a document through multiple revisions for this academic journal specializing in anthropology papers. You can contact Katherine A. Lancaster for more information at the following: 412-648-7503 or ethnolog@pitt.edu.

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Organization: Federated Investors

Sector: Commercial | Internship Category: Marketing

Description:

This Pittsburgh corporate giant focuses on investment solutions, money management and mutual funds and frequently pays its interns. They require 20 hours a week. Internships and co-ops are designed to challenge and inspire interns while giving them an opportunity to explore their career interests. The program allows current college students to enrich their education with valuable hands-on experience in a range of areas, including information technology, marketing, finance, and internal sales.

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Organization: Forbes & Fifth

Sector: Nonprofit | Internship Category: Document Design

Description:

You create the design for this on-campus magazine that comes out of the Office of Undergraduate Research. Forbes & Fifth unites works of research, creative writing, and scholarly articles under the banner of interdisciplinary collaboration.

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Organization: Gateway to the Arts

Sector: Nonprofit | Internship Category: Public and Community Relations

Description:

Interns work with press releases, thank-you letters, catalogue content, event programs, brochures, and media kits. For more information, contact Lisa Leibering at 412-456-2696 or by emailing her at leibering@trustarts.org.

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