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Available Internships

United Way of the Midlands

United Way of the Midlands 
1800 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Name: Joey Wallace
Title: Dir. of Communications 
Phone: 803-748-7282

Type of Organization:
 Agency  Media Organization  Governmental Agency  Educational  Not-For-Profit  Manufacturer, Retailer or Service  Other

Major Recommended for Position : 
 Advertising  Public Relations  Visual Communications  Broadcast Journalism  Print Journalism  Mass Communications Concentration


Fall Spring Summer

Duties of Intern:
Serve as support staff to Director of Communications Manager with the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and skills in non-profit marketing, communications, branding, special events and public relations. • Provide creative and administrative support to the United Way Communications Division and all other divisions as needed. • Assist with development of communication and marketing tools. (brochures, flyers, newsletter, campaign video, website, newspaper insert, etc.) • Assist with the development and implementation of a public relations campaign, including writing media advisories, press releases, and assembling media kits. • Assist with planning, organizing, and publicizing special events including, but not limited to, campaign functions, news conferences, leadership events, committee meetings • Work with media outlets to increase the public’s understanding of United Way. • Write and edit stories for use in newsletters and on the website. • Assist with solicitation of sponsors for advertising, print materials and special events. • Research and develop community relations/fundraising projects with local businesses. • Prepare and organize mailings to local businesses and individual donors. • Serve as an ambassador of United Way, promoting and educating the community on United Way’s role as the leader in community impact. • Other duties as needed.