Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Stage of Life Internship (Summer / Fall 2012)

StageofLife.com is a York-based start-up company that has been featured on Time.com, FoxBusiness.com, The Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch and other media outlets.

The various components Stage of Life interns will be assigned are robust and meaningful tasks relating to:
  • Public relations (the firm has an account with Marketwire which interns will get to experience)
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Guerrilla and viral marketing
  • Research
  • Education curriculum development for our blogging lesson plans
  • Social networking strategies
  • Search engine optimization
  • Proof checking and editing
  • Blogger and writer outreach
  • Content generation and editorial/writing features for StageofLife.com.
  • Email marketing
  • Creative Writing

Stage of Life also services corporate clients in a consulting capacity so interns will have access to working directly with the CEO on existing clients ranging from a NYSE-traded bank, a national non-profit, a national airline account, and other leads in the business development pipeline.

The position reports directly to the PR/Marketing Coordinator of the company.  Projects will be intensive and hands-on, and in many cases ...very creative.

Preferred Majors: English, Business, Marketing, Professional Writing

Interns should possess:
  • independent thinking
  • the desire to learn
  • ability to brainstorm/make proactive suggestions based on projects assigned
  • ability to take constructive criticism as part of the position's learning experience.
  • the desire to make a real difference with a start-up company.

Required: A personal laptop computer with wireless connectivity to bring and use for the position.

Positions are unpaid; however, CEO/Founder will work with intern on any paperwork needed to apply for course credit for the position.  The work environment is relaxed and non-traditional as it takes place in the remodeled attic office loft of a 1905 brick home complete with sky lights and a work space specifically set up for interns.  Please note - the office does has a dog (a Pug) and a cat.  

Hours are flexible as long as a schedule is determined/maintained between intern and the CEO. The internship, can also take place virtually as "in-person" meetings can be scheduled.

If you're looking for an exciting, hands-on, and completely creative internship with a start-up company (check out the "About" page), then we look forward to hearing from you.

Contact:
Eric Thiegs, CEO
Stage of Life LLC
eric[at]stageoflife[dot]com
717-650-0699

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

APSCUF Student Internship

The state APSCUF (Association of Pennsylvania State Colleges & University Faculties) office is seeking a junior or senior in political science, communications, journalism, or a related field to serve as a government relations/communications intern at the state APSCUF office building in Harrisburg. The student internship must be for academic credit under the supervision of a PASSHE university faculty member. The successful applicant should have strong knowledge of government workings, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. The intern will work under the supervision of both the Communications and Governmental Relations Directors.

The application deadline for the Summer 2012 internship is March 9, 2012. The deadline for the Fall 2012 internship is May 4, 2012

See APSCUF and their application for more details.