Internships

If you have any Kansas City area internships you would like to post on this blog, send an email to markvanbaale@gmail.comOn average, we try to keep postings up at least 45-60 days. We check all listings once or twice a week to make sure they are still valid. In addition, new jobs are added every day or every other day. Thank you for reading and good luck in your job search!

You can also follow @kcjobseekers or @markvanbaale on Twitter to get the latest job updates for this page.

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Marketing and Communication Internship with Jewish Vocational Service (Posted May 21)

  • Manage social media presence.
  • Maintain website and develop online content.
  • Develop and produce story board materials.
  • Maintain contact database.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects at once.
  • High school or college student with graphic design experience, exposure to communication courses or related field preferred.

More Details and to Apply

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Influencer Marketing Internship with Mavuno (Posted May 16)

Position is based in Kansas City, MO, at PlexPod Westport Commons, with frequent international collaboration on video calls.

  • Create search criteria for influencer analysis.
  • Create a database of potential influencers.
  • Prepare reports on influencers.
  • Imagine and develop plans of approach for selected influencers.

More Details and to Apply

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Graphic Design Internship (Unpaid) with Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (Posted May 16)

  • Assist co-workers in technical support, job structuring and prioritization.
  • Reproduction of daily Business Cards, printing, cutting and boxing of daily cards.
  • Assist the VFW Graphic Designer by supplying logos, documents, artwork in formats that allow usage across diverse systems and capabilities.
  • Utilize the large print format capabilities to produce banners, posters and signs as needed.
  • Requires basic typing skills and basic organizational skills to perform given tasks.
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Basic knowledge of prepress protocols and requirements.
  • Ability to communicate easily with people of all skill levels.
  • Some familiarity with vendor prepress situations.
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited school for graphic design or recent graduate.

More Details and to Apply

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SEO/Social Media Marketing Internship with Spigot Inc. (Posted May 16)

  • Identify and implement SEO best practices.
  • Manage Social Media community through commenting, sharing and engaging with client audience.
  • Perform ongoing keyword discovery, expansion and optimization.
  • Research and analyze competitor web content and keyword strategies.
  • Create relevant pop culture quizzes and content.
  • Background in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and/or Social media marketing is preferred.
  • Must possess strong technical, interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
  • Student or recent graduate in an undergraduate in Digital Media, Internet Marketing, Computer Science, Digital Communication or an equivalent academic field.

More Details and to Apply

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Marketing Internship with cfm Distributors,Inc. (Posted May 12)

  • Undertake daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department’s activities.
  • Support the marketing manager in organizing various projects.
  • Manage and update the marketing database.
  • Communicate directly with customers and encourage trusting relationships.
  • Assisting with the production of marketing brochures.
  • Support dealer marketing needs (uniforms, signage, ad specialties, literature).
  • Support sales and territory managers’ needs.
  • Manage the accounting for dealer claims (advertising co-op, special dealer programs, growth funds).
  • Maintaining inside literature stock and placing dealer literature orders.
  • Assist with training and event administration.
  • Good understanding of office management and marketing principles is preferred.
  • Well-organized with a customer-oriented approach.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office Graphic Design experience preferred.
  • Adobe Creative Suite software knowledge is a plus.

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Communications Internship with Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (Posted May 8)

8-10 hours weekly, with a flexible schedule

  • Work with the marketing team on press releases, online presence and communication tools such as electronic newsletters and social media.
  • Touch up and reformat photos for use online and in print.
  • Compile and sort incoming forms for account updates and Bar Directory sales.
  • Organize materials for award submissions and historical records.
  • Support membership functions, such as updating IMIS accounts and cross-referencing data.
  • Research and compile information for specialized assignments.
  • Assist in the creation of the President’s book and regularly update files for people in upcoming leadership roles.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, following through on issues in a timely manner.
  • Respect confidentiality and exercise good judgement when discussing members and/or KCMBA matters.
  • Event support and preparation, as needed.
  • Intermediate or advanced photo editing skills.
  • Willingness to learn new database and online platforms.
  • Great attention to detail and procedure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including grammar and spelling.
  • Effective organizational and prioritization skills, with the ability to follow-through under minimal supervision.
  • A strong desire to grow both personally and professionally.
  • Goal oriented, flexible and creative under pressure.
  • Must have a high level of confidentiality and security.
  • Must be dependable and have a high degree of professionalism and tact under pressure.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Ability to maintain multiple projects with accuracy.
  • Database experience preferred.
  • Enrolled in an academic program or a recent graduate.

Please send a cover letter and resume, along with your salary history to AnnMarie Thomas at athomas@kcmba.org. Employment with KCMBA is contingent on the successful completion of a background check.

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Internships with Andrews McMeel Universal (Posted May 8)

Digital Marketing Internship

Digital Products Internship

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Social Media Marketing Internship with filmMED (Posted May 8)

  • Handle up to 5 client accounts on Facebook, twitter, instagram.
  • Monitor and post on blogs, forums, and social networks.
  • Online outreach and promotion using Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more.
    Website and social media optimization.
  • Keyword analysis.
  • Cost/benefit analysis.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • PowerPoint, Word and Excel experience is a bonus.
  • Knowledge and understanding of leading social media platforms and viral content, as well as knowledge of emerging trends and technologies.
  • Has a journalistic instinct to gather the who, what, why, when and where during research and writing content, natural inclination to be a story-teller.
  • A natural passion for fitness, nutrition, wellness and holistic health.
  • Must be comfortable using Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word), Canva and the major social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+, Tumblr, YouTube).
  • Obtaining a degree in a communications, public relations, advertising or related field or looking to obtain additional experience in the field.
  • 3 years of experience on the Web & social and a solid understanding of medical marketing.

More Details and to Apply

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Social Media / Campaigns (Summer) Internship with Home Credit US (Posted May 8)

  • Manage content and graphics site updates in the Content Management System (CMS), including staging, routing, editing, and publishing content – ensuring information is timely, accurate, and meets HCUS quality in communications, branding standards, and editorial styles.
  • Document and implement processes and workflows for developing, gathering, reviewing, and publishing content on digital properties.
  • Test the mobile application to ensure the user interface meets company requirements – work with the QA team to develop test scenarios to test against.
  • Monitor the website to ensure that information is accurate, content is current, and pages are free of errors – maintain links, identify & evaluate improvement options and monitor performance & results.
  • Evaluate and advise on the use of new technologies, staying at the forefront of developments in digital marketing, benchmarking trends, mobile application feature sets, alternate technical solutions and competitor data.
  • Ability to prioritize work to balance multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and quality.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment.
  • Prefer experience working with HTML, Google Analytics, Photoshop and Microsoft Office.

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Marketing Internship with Eurofins Viracor, Inc. (Posted May 8)

This is a temporary internship with a duration period of 5-6 weeks for 40 hours a week.

  • Perform market research and analysis using the internet and other applicable resources.
  • Analyze, organize and segment (e.g. categorize clients and potential clients based on different characteristics) external market data and internal sales data from the Company’s customer relationship management system (CRM), Salesforce.com.
  • Create reports and/or summarize key data using Microsoft Excel.
  • Prepare written and/or PowerPoint presentations to communicate key information and insights
  • Coordinate and execute all project-related tactics on time and within budget.
  • Assist with other marketing duties as assigned/required (e.g. potentially assist with direct marketing campaigns and other marketing initiatives).
  • Collaborative with the ability to work in a team setting.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of and experience with MS Office, especially MS Excel.
  • Familiarity or experience with marketing research a plus.
  • Passion for the marketing function and/or healthcare industry.
  • Medical or Laboratory knowledge helpful.
  • High school diploma/GED required.
    Current enrollment in a marketing, business, or communications-related Bachelors or
  • Masters degree program required.

More Details and to Apply

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Marketing Internship with Ascend Learning, LLC (Posted May 8)

  • Collaborate with and assist marketing managers in creation and build out of our content campaign strategy from brainstorm to launch.
  • Assist in facilitating live social media events, creating social copy, and analyzing social media event campaign results.
  • Collect quantitative and qualitative data from channel specific marketing campaigns.
  • Develop marketing campaign report templates and initial tracking tests based on results.
  • Build and support presentation development across projects for internal reporting.
  • Work hand-in-hand with Mar/Comm Manager to develop publication plan for current evergreen content across multiple mediums including blogs, social posts, email campaigns, pitching speaking engagements for SMEs across B2C and B2B audiences.
  • Work on product launch communications for internal and external customer engagement and develop materials in partnership with marketing managers for sales needs around launch.
  • Support the marketing team in daily administrative tasks, as needed and gain exposure to other marketing functions and skills as opportunities are available.
  • Published blog content, guest article writing experience (personal, school or business), active in and depth of understanding across social media platforms (FB, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter especially) or other printed publication experience is preferred.
    Involved in or member of campus public relations or marketing society a plus.
  • Seeking candidates enrolled in a University Communications, Public Relations or Marketing program in their Junior or Senior year or Masters program.

More Details and to Apply

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Public Relations (Fall) Internship with FleishmanHillard (Posted May 8)

  • Research (for currently existing clients and new business prospects).
  • Results measurement and monitoring (traditional and social media).
  • Targeting and pitching media (traditional and social).
  • Writing media and/or client materials.
  • Social media content management.
  • Must have prior leadership experience through collegiate, professional and/or community organizations.
  • Must demonstrate strong writing and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of the evolving PR/marketing landscape (online and offline).
  • Able to manage multiple projects across a variety of teams/clients and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Completed at least one relevant PR/marketing internship.
  • Must have completed junior year of undergraduate study (first consideration given to graduating seniors and recent graduates).

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Sales, Marketing and Event Staff Internship with The College Basketball Experience (Posted May 2)

  • With tools given, and via internet searching, maintain database for Sales Director.
  • Social Media videography and photography.
  • Content generation for various projects.
  • Constant evaluation of daily activities which are opportunities for promotion.
  • Generate ideas, shoot video footage and photos, and edit to integrate with social media campaigns and other special projects.
  • Experience in video production (experience shooting video with a DSLR camera a plus) and editing (proficiency in Adobe Premiere Editing Suite a plus).
  • Inventory and preparation for promotional events (enter to win forms, brochures, rack cards, giveaways, etc).
  • Load and set-up, tear-down and unload promotional tables, games, etc.
  • Excellent brand and company representation when engaging with consumers.
  • Prepare summaries of event.
  • Enter all consumer data gained from Enter to Wins.
  • Assist facility managers in maintaining equipment and supply inventory.
  • Conduct industry research to expand upon promotional and marketing opportunities.
  • Handle general office duties, including: research, data entry, answering phones, copying and filing.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population, including strong verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to handle numerous projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Able to work flexible hours including holidays, evenings and weekends and outdoors in varied weather.
  • Self-starter, creativity, flexibility, knowledge of marketing and promotion tools.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications.
  • Current driver’s license and own transportation is required.
  • Must be able to lift and maneuver a minimum of 50 pounds, climb ladders, carry, walk, sit, push, pull, and move continuously during work hours.
  • College junior or senior preferred with a focus in sales, marketing, event planning, graphic art, advertising, public relations, business, hospitality or similar field and sports or entertainment industry experience.

Position requires a minimum 20 hour per week commitment.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and resume to Celeste@thecbe.net

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Marketing Internship with Turner Construction (Posted May 1)

  • Assist with the creation of proposals and presentations, including writing/editing text, design layout, custom graphics, tailoring resumes, integrating schedules, etc.
  • Assist with compilation of proposals including typing, reproduction, binding and preparation for delivery of proposals.
  • “Proof” proposal letters, write-ups, exceptions, clarifications and alternates for content and clarity.
  • Assist with the design, compilation and coordination of layout and production of boards, videos and handouts required for presentations, etc., along with their inventory management.
  • Assist with creation of project award submittals and search for award opportunities.
  • Assist with writing and creating display advertisements in various media.
  • Assist with social media management and press releases.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet required.
  • Familiarity with InDesign preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of college with a marketing concentration at an accredited university.

More Details and to Apply

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Graphic Design Internship with Essense of Australia (Posted April 21)

  • Provide design and production support on our creative projects.
  • Primary areas of graphic and production design needs are for cross platform campaigns including, but not limited to: print ads, digital, web, mobile, retail and sales support.
  • Execute creative project needs throughout all stages; concept, approvals, production and handoff.
  • Work closely with the Associate Director of Creative Marketing to develop creative materials that supports the product launch schedule and other new business development initiatives, which include selling materials, presentations, package design, promotional pieces and product support.
  • Must be able to commit to 35-40 hours per week.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat and Bridge).
  • Strong conceptual and technical graphic design abilities.
  • An entry level understanding of digital and content marketing strategies.
  • Impeccable attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to self-manage working effectively to a deadline.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point) programs.
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Associates degree program in Graphic Design, Marketing or related degree.

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Part-Time Internship with Pinky Swear Foundation (Posted April 20)

Pinky Swear supports families’ quality-of-life with financial assistance for basic needs and through experiences that create emotional support, so they can focus on what’s most important: their child battling cancer.

  • Conduct in-depth research on local funding possibilities for programs and initiatives.
  • Perform funding opportunity and resource research.
  • Conduct in-depth research on local corporations for potential event sponsorships.
  • Assist in the application process for sponsorship proposals.
  • Work closely with the Area Director, assisting with fundraising, sponsor & vendor development, producing events, and coordinating volunteer efforts.
  • Assisting with the planning, implementation and execution of fundraising events, including distributing marketing materials.
  • Assist the Area Director with communications efforts.
  • Other duties may include public relations activities and efforts.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must have personal computer.
  • Dependable and punctual team player.
  • Ability to work with the public in a positive, professional manner.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Deadline-centric and thorough organizational skills .
  • Computer proficient (Microsoft Office a must, Adobe CS a plus).
  • Must be comfortable working with diverse populations.
  • Able to lift 25 to 40 pounds as needed.
  • General understanding of social media strategy and tactics.
  • Non-Profit Leadership, Marketing, or Public Affairs degree-seeking students preferred.

Part-time, 8-20 hours per week, Un-Paid Internship, May – August (start/finish dates flexible).  

Availability should include time for the Hy-Vee Pinky Swear 5K/1K Run, Set-Up and Event Day. 

Preferred consideration given to candidates able to continue working an abbreviated part-time schedule (once school resumes).

Please e-mail a cover letter and resume (with references) to: Eileen.bobowski@pinkyswear.org

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Graphic Design Internship  with Kansas City Life Insurance (Posted April 20)

  • Support Corporate Communications department in maintaining all Corporate collateral for Kansas City Life Insurance Company and our subsidiaries.
  • Create graphics for print and social media.
  • Must be skilled in Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign).
  • Progress toward degree in related field preferred.

To apply, email resume to resumes@kclife.com.

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Marketing Internship – Social Media Content with CommunityAmerica Credit Union (Posted April 17)

  • Responsible for one to two large projects spanning the entire length of the internship, and will assist in the content generation for various social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and blogs.
  • Creating content that tells the story of the credit union in both written and visual form.
  • Passion for taking and editing pictures and videos is a plus.
  • Opportunity to work with sponsorships, including a local NFL team.
  • Work closely and in a collaborative manner with the marketing creative team and agency partners to ensure strategies support credit union goals.
  • Experience with a wide range of social media platforms, including Facebook Business Manager, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Hootsuite.
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign or similar design software.
  • Video editing experience is a plus.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work on multiple projects simultaneously with attention to detail.
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA preferred.
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or other related field.

More Details and to Apply

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Events and Marketing (Fall 2017) Internship with Kansas City Area Development Council (Posted April 3)

  • Assist Events Director with all KCADC and KCADC initiative events (TeamKC, KC Animal Health Corridor and KC SmartPort). Planning these events may include but is not limited to communicating and coordinating with vendors, compiling/collating materials, mailings (mass and individual) and onsite event set-up and break-down.
  • Develop weekly social media editorial calendar for KCADC platforms (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram).
  • Strategically schedule social media through appropriate scheduling dashboards.
  • Research and report best practices for rapidly developing digital programs.
  • Make text, image and hyperlink updates and add blogs to the KCADC website(s) using a CMS platform (Sitefinity).
  • Track individuals in the America’s Creative Crossroads campaign for regional, national and international success.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to effectively prioritize and complete multiple projects and assignments to meet deadlines.
  • Work successfully with a team in a fast-paced environment, utilizing strong interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and quality conscious.
  • Exceptional writing skills, and experience with all types of media writing.
  • Proficient in social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and blogs.
  • Strength in Microsoft programs (Word/Excel/Outlook).
  • Must be pursuing a degree (or recently graduated) in marketing, public relations, communications or related field.

Please send cover letter, résumé and writing samples via email to:
Angela Orr, Manager – Digital Communications | orr@thinkkc.com

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Event Marketing Ambassador Internship with Sporting Kansas City (Posted March 31)

  • Represent Sporting Kansas City, Children’s Mercy Park and other affiliates and partners as the Brand Ambassadors at events in the community year round.
  • Set up, take down and transport the various elements of Brand Ambassador Activation elements.
  • Engage fans by developing a rapport in a short time through natural dialogue.
  • Market Sporting Kansas City during events throughout Kansas City and its surrounding communities.
  • Create and update the database for all leads collected during events.
  • Responsible for executing grassroots marketing promotions throughout the Kansas City area at community events, festivals, parades, concerts, away game viewing parties at No Other Pub, etc.
  • Partake in game day duties including, but not limited to, assisting the Marketing Team in pregame and halftime activities.
  • Responsible for the club’s lead capture efforts including collection, distribution and database maintenance.
  • Attend and participate in monthly meetings.
  • Perform essential functions with confidence.
  • Responsible for managing crowds, as necessary
  • Charismatic, outgoing and vibrant personality.
  • Strong passion for Sporting Kansas City, the MLS, International Soccer and the Kansas City market.
  • Prior experience with event production, promotions and/or game presentation preferred.
  • Highly involved with college campus organizations and events.
  • Proven leadership abilities and skills.
  • Strong knowledge of the Kansas City market.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Bilingual speaking abilities preferred.
  • Web or HTML experience preferred.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Marketing, Communications, Fashion, Merchandising, Public Relations, Event Planning, or other related field required, with the ability to receive college credit.

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Graphic Design Internship with The Children’s Mercy Hospital (Posted March 31)

  • Support various communications and marketing materials through out the hospital, including all aspects of graphic design conception to production.
  • Proposing creative ideas in support of strategy.
  • Actively supporting and art directing photo shoots, meetings, etc.
  • Working with team members to ensure action items are completed using Workfront®project management software, as well as additional duties as assigned.
  • Strong creative skills, knowledge of Creative Cloud, and proficiency in MAC and PC are preferred.
  • Illustration skills are a plus.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Current college Junior or Senior student and/or recent college graduate.
  • No experience necessary / on-the-job training.

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Event Marketing Ambassador Internship with Swope Park Rangers (Posted March 22)

  • Represent Swope Park Rangers, Sporting Kansas City, Swope Soccer Village, Children’s Mercy Park and other affiliates and partners in a professional manner at all times.
  • Set up, take down and transport the various elements of Brand Ambassador Activation elements.
  • Engage fans by developing a rapport in a short time through natural dialogue.
  • Market Swope Park Rangers during events throughout Kansas City and its surrounding communities.
  • Responsible for the Club’s lead capture efforts including collection, distribution and database maintenance collected during events.
  • Responsible for creating and executing grassroots marketing promotions throughout the Kansas City area at community events, festivals, parades, concerts, away game viewing parties and events.
  • Attend and participate in weekly meetings.
  • Crowd management, as necessary.
  • Charismatic, outgoing and vibrant personality.
  • Strong public speaking skills.
  • Ability to perform multifaceted projects in conjunction with daily activities.
  • Strong passion for Swope Park Rangers, Sporting Kansas City, the MLS, International Soccer and the Kansas City market.
  • Highly involved with college campus organizations and events.
  • Proven leadership abilities and skills.
  • Strong knowledge of the Kansas City market.
  • Bilingual speaking abilities preferred.
  • Social Media, Web HTML experience preferred.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.
  • Must have personal computer and access to the internet.
  • Prior experience or extensive coursework in event production, promotions and/or game presentation preferred.
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Marketing, Communications, Fashion, Merchandising, Public Relations, Event Planning, Operations, Business, or other related field required, with the ability to receive college credit.
  • Junior standing in college, as well as a minimum 3.0 G.P.A.

More Details and to Apply

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