Paid PR internships available

Passionate about writing, making videos, taking pictures or designing graphics? Come work in FDU’S PR office!

The PR office creates content for and manages FDU’s website and main social media channels and we are looking for interns to be involved in the nuts and bolts of FDU PR work — from conducting interviews with faculty members to snapping photographs at campus events and creating web videos and visuals. Internships are currently available in PR, graphic design, social media, videography and photography.

This is an excellent opportunity for a student to boost their resume and build a portfolio of work samples to bring to future job interviews. Each internship is part-time and pays $10 an hour for up to 10 hours a week (150 hours for the semester). Internships are available to students attending the Florham or Metropolitan Campuses (as specified below).

Florham Campus

PR intern
As a PR intern you will assist with the office’s day-to-day tasks, including writing press releases and feature stories, working with members of the media, creating content for FDU’s social media channels (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc.), and completing other tasks as assigned.

About You:
• Passionate about public relations, excel at writing and have grate attention to detail
• Familiarity with PR basics is required, including phone etiquette, ability to write press releases, etc.
• Prior experience in PR, marketing, or social media is preferred, but not required
• Ability to work with Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other social media channels
• Sophomore student or above, with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

Graphic design intern
As a graphic design intern, you will design fun and engaging graphics for FDU’s website and social media channels. You will be familiar with developing infographics with a natural instinct to transform an idea into a visual design. If you enjoy graphic design, then we want to hear from you.

About You:
• Experience with digital desigm
• Familiar with Photoshop and/or Illustrator
• Ability to work with Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other social media channels
• Interest and knowledge of developing infographics
• Sophomore student or above, with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

To apply for the internships listed please submit a brief cover letter, resume and samples to Dan Landau at dlandau@fdu.edu and include the name of the internship you are applying for in the email subject line.

 

Metropolitan Campus

Videography intern
As a videography intern you will be involved in the nuts and bolts of everything related to video, from shooting, editing and uploading. As a big fan of web video, you will also be able to edit projects quickly using video editing software. We will count on you to bring in ideas of your own for stories that should be told through video.

If you are someone who always knows what is going on and around campus from athletics, campus activities to community events, then we want to hear from you. As a videography intern you will have a first glimpse of the latest events and hands-on involvement posting short-form videos to FDU’s Instagram, Twitter and Facebook channels.

About You:
• Interest and knowledge of creating web videos that entertain, inform and inspire
• Experience editing videos and familiar with video editing software
• Ability to work with Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other social media channels
• Develop content for Facebook Live and/or Snapchat
• Possess some video equipment
• Sophomore student or above, with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

Photography intern
As a photography intern you will be involved in every component of photography — from selecting scenic locations for campus landscape/beauty shots, to choosing the right camera settings to make sure you capture the perfect shot.

You will use your photography skills to edit and post photos you have taken on and around campus. Photos will be used on our social media channels to keep the FDU community informed and engaged in campus life, activities and events.

About You:
• Have experience with basic photography including landscape/beauty shots, and campus event shoots
• Ability to worc with Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other social media channels
• Possess some photography equipment
• Sophomore student or above, with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

PR intern
As a PR intern you will assist with the office’s day-to-day tasks, including writing press releases and feature stories, working with members of the media, creating content for FDU’s social media channels (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc.), and completing other tasks as assigned.

About You:
• Passionate about public relations, excel at writing and have grate attention to detail
• Familiarity with PR basics is required, including phone etiquette, ability to write press releases, etc.
• Prior experience in PR, marketing, or social media is preferred, but not required
• Ability to work with Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other social media channels
• Sophomore student or above, with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

Graphic design intern
As a graphic design intern, you will design fun and engaging graphics for FDU’s website and social media channels. You will be familiar with developing infographics with a natural instinct to transform an idea into a visual design. If you enjoy graphic design, then we want to hear from you.

About You:
• Experience with digital desigm
• Familiar with Photoshop and/or Illustrator
• Ability to work with Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other social media channels
• Interest and knowledge of developing infographics
• Sophomore student or above, with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

To apply for the internships listed please submit a brief cover letter, resume and samples to Dan Landau at dlandau@fdu.edu and include the name of the internship you are applying for in the email subject line.