UCM Internships

Paid Internships

Work 6-20 hours a week (up to 40 per week during Summer and Winter terms) in a creative environment. We will work around your class schedule and other commitments. Job training will be provided. Not all internships listed are available all year round. Please reach out to the contact listed for the particular internship you are interested in to inquire about availability.

Web and Print Design
Web Development
Marketing and Creative Services
Trademarks & Licensing
University News and Communication
Photography
Student Aide at UCM


Web and Print Design Internship — Hiring for Fall 2016, Spring 2017

  • Work Location: Glos Center
  • Job Title: Student Assistant
  • Apply: Online
  • Job Description
    Student web and print designer who would assist the Marketing & Creative Services Web and Print Teams with the development of university websites, email marketing, digital signage, print publications and other duties as needed.
  • Minimum Requirements
    • Strong graphic design and technical skills are required to successfully perform the duties of this position.
    • Designers are expected to be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite. particularly: Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Illustrator
    • Text Wrangler or any equivalent text editor
    • Familiarity with XHTML and CSS
    • Additionally, student designer will be required to create successful relationships with faculty and staff clients and be able to complete projects while working alone or with a team.
  • Optional Skills/Experience
    Strong writing background
    Understanding of Information Architecture
    Experience using a Content Management System (such as Blogger or WordPress) Knowledge of video editing
    Familiarity with HTML5 and responsive design

Web Development Internship — Currently Hiring for Fall 2016

  • Work Location: Glos Center
  • Job Title: Student Master 1
  • Apply: For application information, contact Jessica Rea.
  • Job Description: Student web developer who would assist the Marketing & Creative Services Web Team with the development of University websites and other duties as needed.
  • Desired Skills and/or Experience: Strong technical skills are required to successfully perform the duties of this position. Developers are expected to already be familiar with some of the following:
    • HTML and CSS (HTML5 and CSS3 preferred)
    • Javascript, Java, and/or PHP coding languages
    • Comfortable using a plain text editor
    • Student developer will be required to create successful relationships with faculty and staff clients and be able to complete projects while working alone or with a team.
    • Experience using a Content Management System (such as Blogger, Drupal, WordPress, or other)
    • Familiarity with responsive website design
    • Familiarity with WCAG 2.0 AA accessibility standards.
  • On the job training is provided

Marketing and Creative Services Internship — Currently Hiring for Summer 2016

  • Positions Needed: 1 for Summer 2016, 1 for Fall 2016
  • Work Location: Glos Center
  • Job Title: Student Assistant
  • Apply: Contact Tracy Chappelow.
  • Job Description: Students have the opportunity to write persuasively for targeted audiences, work with photographers and designers to craft the message, and possibly shoot and edit short video clips. The student will help produce publications or prepare profiles for the Admission website. One project involves interviewing students and young alumni, writing up short profiles of them, and helping to set up photo shoots.
  • Minimum Requirements: We look for students who want to work and who have a strong background in writing (lots of journalism or English composition courses, experience in interviewing people and writing news or feature-type articles both in high school and in college).
  • Optional Skills/Experience

Trademarks & Licensing Internship — Not Currently Hiring

  • Work Location:
  • Job Title: Student Assistant
  • Apply: For application information, contact Laura Driscoll.
  • Job Description:
    • Monitor social media accounts for ShopMiamiOH, and coordinate contests with retailers and licensees – includes Facebook, Twitter, and Blog
    • Assist with marketing efforts related to the licensed Miami products, Miami retailers, and opportunities to grow revenue.
    • Identify unique products and/or product lines to feature on ShopMiamiOH.com site.
    • Manage the day-to-day responsibilities of the University’s Crafter Licensing Program.
    • Monitor other collegiate licensing programs to identify and analyze opportunities where Miami can have a greater presence.
  • Minimum Requirements
    • Knowledge and coursework in business marketing, entrepreneurship, communications, public relations, fashion merchandising, and/or retail merchandising; coursework in the visual arts or design considered a plus.
    • Strong writing skills and creativity.
    • Must work well independently and with minimal instruction. Must be able to meet deadlines and complete projects.
  • Optional Skills/Experience

University News and Communications Internship — Not Currently Hiring

  • Work Location:
  • Job Title: Student Assistant
  • Apply: For application information, contact Claire Wagner
  • Job Description: Basic news writing and news office support: Writing and researching mid-level student and faculty achievements and events and sometimes feature-length stories; and occasional story support functions such as updating departmental backgrounders.
    Sometimes we’ll also have the interns post some items to our news and recognition sites and often will ask for online research for various topics. We’ll provide supportive guidance, AP style training, and proofreading. In addition to solid writing skills, timeliness and accuracy are key for these interns. We have found it is not appropriate for a Miami Student editor to hold this position.
  • Minimum Requirements
  • Optional Skills/Experience: video or audio editing skills a plus.
  • Deadline: send a résumé and two journalistic writing samples by late June 2016

Photography Internship — Currently Hiring for Summer 2016

  • Work Location:
  • Job Title: Student Assistant
  • Apply: For application information, contact Sabrina Stannifer.
  • Job Description
  • Minimum Requirements
  • Optional Skills/Experience

Student Aide - University Communications & Marketing — Currently Hiring for Summer & Fall 2016

  • We will hire 1-2 depending on availability
  • Contact: Kim Cooper cooperkd@miamioh.edu
  • To apply: https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/admin/jobs/show.cfm?jobID=2163
  • Job Description Summary: The student aide will assist University Marketing, Communications and Creative Services by:
    • greeting and directing guests
    • mail and package distribution
    • routine typing, proofreading, filing label making, faxing, copying, and scanning of documents
    • occasional special projects for other staff members
    • replenishing of office supplies
    • online media searches, assist with gathering information
    • creating and managing spreadsheets and other documents
    • maintain contact lists
    • travel, meeting and event arrangements
    • assist with gathering information
    • deliver publications or supplies to other offices on campus
    • office is open 8am - 5pm, schedule/hours based on your availability/class schedules
  • Minimum Qualifications: We look for students that want to work and have superb customer service skills and strong attention to detail.  Must work well within a team atmosphere and be able to complete projects and problem-solve independently.  Knowledge of Office programs is preferred (i.e. Word, Excel, Google/Drive, InDesign, etc.), as well as familiarity with office equipment. Must possess valid driver's license to operate golf cart.