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APRIL 2021

 

SWEET HOME DESIGN
Social Media Intern


Opportunity: Sweet Home design, an interior design firm in Birmingham is seeking candidates for a Social Media Intern position to work in Birmingham, AL and Remote.

Description: Assist with design and execution of social media campaigns. Create engaging social media content for distribution across all platforms. Create monthly calendars for promotion of company across social media venues. Create content to include videos, photography, press releases. Track and identify social media engagement

Qualifications: Excellent knowledge of social media platforms. Knowledge of social media analytical tools. Creative mindset. Ability to multitask. Background in Art, Design and/or Communications

Notes: Available from May to August 2021. This position is as an unpaid Intern. One day a week in office is required. Most duties can be performed remote. The position is for the months May through August with possibility of extension.

Contact: Lisa Dorough, Owner, Sweet Home Designs, 2190 Parkway Lake Drive, Hoover, AL 35244, teamsweethomedesigns@gmail.com, www.sweethomedesignsonline.com, (205) 567-9119, 205-218-7888
 


FEBRUARY 2021

 

NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL

Financial Advising Internship

Description: As a Northwestern Mutual intern, you will receive extensive training and coaching, while participating in joint work with experienced Financial Advisors to help you build the skills and knowledge base to succeed in your future career -whether with Northwestern Mutual or elsewhere.

Everyday Northwestern Mutual interns and Financial Advisors help individuals and businesses build and execute financial plans specific to their goals and expectations. But it’s more than crunching numbers. It’s about helping people establish and improve financial literacy, and giving them the information, tools, and confidence to help achieve their immediate and long-term goals.

As a college student looking to the future, you want an internship that provides the kind of experience and training you’ll see in the real world; a unique opportunity to showcase your skills and qualities and to make a difference for yourself, others, and your community.  Location: Downtown Birmingham, Networking Office


Contact: Jordan Strong (Campus Recruiter), Networking Office, 1901 6th Ave N #2800, Birmingham, AL, 35203, 205-245-3123, Jordan.strong@nm.com

 


JANUARY 2021

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSN OF ALABAMA
Summer Internship Program

 

Opportunity: The Economic Development Association of Alabama (EDAA) announces its 2021 Summer Internship Program. The program is ten years old and several of our former interns are currently employed in the economic development profession.  Throughout Alabama, Economic Development professionals strive to increase the standard of living for the citizens of our State. This is achieved largely through the creation and preservation of jobs.
 

The Alabama Economic Development Internship 2021 Summer Program is seeking five (5) motivated, detail-oriented individuals to work with one of the five (5) following economic development organizations in Alabama:
--Department of Commerce - Montgomery, AL
--Economic Development Partnership of Alabama - Birmingham, AL
--Alabama Power Company - Birmingham, AL
--PowerSouth Energy Cooperative - Montgomery, AL
--Spire Energy - Mobile, AL
 

Description: The paid internship will span approximately 10 weeks. The interns will be exposed to a variety of aspects of economic development, including work at state, regional, local, and private ED organizations. Limited travel within the state will be involved. Scope of Work includes but not limited to: Assist in the recruitment and location of new industries to Alabama. Participate in meetings with domestic and international prospects. Provide technical assistance in developing proposals for industrial clients. Analyze and disseminate local, state, and federal incentive information. Assist local economic development entities in their recruitment endeavors. Work collaboratively with other summer interns who are part of the program. Internship will culminate in presentation to Steering Committee.


Qualifications: Qualified individuals should possess a strong desire to learn about the economic development profession and an eagerness to offer thoughtful suggestions and critical analysis. The ideal candidate is proactive and committed to work in a multi-disciplined field. She or he should possess the ability to balance various assignments and meet deadlines. Additional qualifications include: Excellent computer skills utilizing the MS Office Suite, especially in formatting, graphs, diagrams, and tables (GIS skills a plus.) Positive attitude. Independence tempered by the ability to follow direction and abide by a work plan. Ability to interact professionally with staff and associates (or Interpersonal communication skills). Strong research and writing skills, with organizational skills evidencing attention to detail. Must be classified as a college junior or above as of January 4, 2021.


Salary: Interns will receive $12/hour and will work 40 hours per week for 10 weeks.

To Apply: The application deadline is Wednesday, March 17, 2021. Please apply online at: www.aidt.edu/commerce-internship/

Contact: Jim Searcy, Executive Director, Economic Development Association of Alabama, 2 North Jackson Street, Suite 302, Montgomery, AL 36104, jim@edaa.org, (334)676-2085
 

GRACE CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Children's and Youth Coordinator

 

Description: To Coordinate and give direction to Children’s and Youth programs and ministries so that children and Youth of the church and the community are introduced to Jesus and a Christian life, as well as the activities of the church. Reports to Senior Minister in cooperation with the Christian Education Team Leader and, as needed, with the Personnel Team. Report on the Children’s and Youth ministries to the Senior Pastor as requested. Prepare and teach a Sunday School lesson for Children and Youth, or coordinate volunteers to do so. Prepare and lead the Children’s Moment during worship service on Sunday. Prepare and teach a lesson to the children and youth following the Children’s Moment during the balance of the worship hour. Prepare and submit in advance a 30-day lesson outline and attendance plan to the Senior Pastor.

Qualifications: Experience working with children. A person 18 years of age or older. Organized and reliable. Embodiment of and ability to share Christian faith, values and beliefs. Able and willing to take direction from the defined reporting relationships. Able and willing to recruit, train and coordinate volunteers to assist in this ministry as needed.  Develop healthy relationships with the children, youth and their parents or guardians. Ability to communicate electronically and on social media. Appearance should be appropriate for the position and duties. Able and willing to maintain a regular part-time schedule as described below.

 

Notes: Schedule: Part-time (5-10 hours per week). Salary: $50.00/week. To be paid for the hours or days of either attendance or when all responsibilities are fulfilled. During the Covid-19 pandemic the applicant will only be asked to communicate weekly with the children via the Internet.

 

To Apply: Send message/resume by e-mail or text to Grace Christian Church, (205) 426-1233, gracecc1233@gmail.com.
 

Contact: Michele Hill, Grace Christian Church, 869 Highway 52, Helena, Alabama 35080, (205) 426-1233, www.gracechristianchurch.org

 

UAB KIDNEY UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Summer Internship

 

Opportunity: Summer Internship with Kidney Undergraduate Research Experience (KURE) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

Description: Learn about advances in kidney research and be mentored in your own research project in a lab by the University of Alabama at Birmingham's renowned kidney community of investigators.

Qualifications: Summer 2021, 8 weeks, June 6-August 5.  Undergraduate students in their final 2 years of undergraduate degree pursuing biomedical science interest – preference given to those with interest in kidney-focused research. Deadline to apply: February 15, 2021. Funding: $3000. In partnership with UAB Childhood Cystic Kidney Disease Core Center (UAB-CCKDCC).

Program Website:

https://www.uab.edu/medicine/nephrology/education/ugrad-gap/undergraduate-research-experience


Contact: Rena Becker, Program Administrator, Division of Nephrology, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Kaul 840, 720 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294, 205.354.5701, renabecker@uabmc.edu

 

BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD
Summer Internship


Opportunity: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama announces its summer internships in IT, Finance, Marketing, and other fields.  Sophomore, Junior and Senior level students majoring in business, marketing, finance, IT, and related areas are invited to apply.

 

About: Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the largest provider of healthcare benefits in Alabama.

 

Description: The internships take place at the Blue Cross Blue Shield corporate headquarters in Birmingham.  Interns will work in the department of their specialty, learn the relevant functions, and complete assigned tasks and projects.

 

To Apply: These internship positions are posted on www.BCBSAL.jobs. Interested applicants are invited to visit the BCBS website and learn more about the available summer internship positions.  Applicants can submit their application on-line.
 


DECEMBER 2020

 

DEBRA ATCHISON
Counselor Supervisee


Opportunity: Debra Atchison, EdD, Licensed Professional Counselor-S, Licensed Marriage/Family Therapist, and Registered Play Therapist-S, is available to provide professional supervision in the Birmingham area, to counselor trainees for LPC and LMFT or both.

Contact: Dr . Debra Atchison, Birmingham, 205 956 7283, datchi@bellsouth.net, debraatchison.com

 

H&H ENTERPRISES
Marketing Assistant/Intern


Opportunity: H&H Enterprises is looking for our next all-star!  H&H Enterprises (dba H&H Truck and Outdoor, TruckProUSA, AllPro Distributing) is now accepting applications for a Marketing Assistant.  Part-time job or Internship.  Available 10-20 hours per week, mostly Monday through Friday during the day.
 

About: We are a dynamic company that is growing rapidly and we are looking for an immediate Marketing Assistant. Our company specializes in aftermarket truck accessories, as well as home and outdoor products, such as pools, spas, grills, portable buildings, car ports, and more. We currently operate 18 retail stores in AL, GA, FL, and MS, three wholesale distribution warehouses in AL, FL, and VA, and operate several eCommerce channels, including .coms, Amazon, and ebay.

 

Note: This position may be able to be used as an internship, so please speak with your advisor if you are interested in that. Ideally, after a period of 3-4 months, if the hire works well for our company, a full-time position may be offered, which would also include company benefits.

Description: Because we are a small, scrappy team, we all wear many hats. Our hire will report directly to the Digital Marketing Director and would be responsible for tasks including, but not limited to, photography, copy writing, gathering information and assets, assisting with planning and organizing social media and online marketing campaigns, and more. The nature of the position will require some travel, so the candidate will need reliable transportation, as well as a mobile phone and laptop. Most travel would be day trips within the central-Alabama region, however, some further trips may be necessary from time to time.

Qualifications: We are hoping to find a candidate who is majoring in Marketing or Advertising, however, this is not required, as long as some coursework applies. Nominal experience is required, as long as the person can demonstrate the skills and desire to do the job and learn exists. This position offers a chance to gain real-life experience on the job.

Work-related Skills: Photography – We will train, however, a good eye for framing and positioning, backgrounds, and details is necessary, keeping in mind that the best camera is the one in your hand. Social Media – This is more than just posting memes for your friends. Social media is the face of our company online. Everything must be scrutinized for multiple angles before being published. Creative writing is helpful, as well as ideas for catching our audiences’ eyes and generating interest. Most posts will flow through the Digital Marketing Director, prior to posting, however, Instagram and Facebook Stories may not be. So, this person needs to understand the importance of good grammar, clear speech, have good taste, and also be able to self-generate the content in the field. Basic working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, and CSS a huge plus. Some work may involve updating websites or marketplaces, so experience with ebay, Amazon, and basic working knowledge of Microsoft Excel a plus. Technical proficiencies: Office software, photography and/or illustration software, social media, typing. Personal Traits: Candidate should be outgoing and able to manage their time well, while working remotely. Because of the remote nature of much of the work, the hire will need to be motivated, honest, and willing to be held accountable.  Must be willing to follow and comply with current COVID-19 CDC recommendations, as well as always wear a mask when working directly with the Digital Marketing Director.

 

Contact: Michael Cohn, Digital Marketing Director, H&H Enterprises

Michael.cohn@hhenterprises.com, (205) 664-9191

 

TAINO FARM
Sustainable Living, Permaculture, and Aquaponics Intern


About: Taino Farm is a permaculture inspired, agro-tourism demonstration and education center hidden away on a tropical river outside the surf town of Cabarete, on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. Taino Farm is cutting edge for the region, with modern aquaponics and water management systems, vermiculture, apiculture, and aquaculture. The systems are so advanced for the Dominican Republic that some of the country’s best universities take field trips out to visit the farm to learn more about its systems.

Summary: Participants in our internship get an intensive real world practicum on how to run an eco-friendly farm and live sustainably. Topics include aquaponics system function and maintenance, worm-composting, product packaging and marketing, and cooking creative meals based on the daily harvest. The goal is for Taino Farm to create a community of inspired people who are dedicated to creating solutions to make the world a more sustainable place.

Opportunity: We are a small aquaponics and permaculture farm in rural Dominican Republic. We would be primarily interested in agriculture or environmental sustainability students.  we also have opportunities for marketing, international business, Spanish language, and media. At Taino Farm, we offer the chance for our interns to get involved with a wide variety of projects from composting food scraps, planting seedlings, and harvesting fish to sustainable construction, giving tours, and designing new products. Typically, our interns rotate through our 3 main areas of the farm: aquaponics, permaculture, and packaging and distribution. However, we are flexible to building an internship around each individual's needs and passions. We do our best to accommodate any length of internship and specific learning objectives you may have. Minimum one month placement.


Placement Location: Interns live and work in Los Brazos, Dominican Republic. Los Brazos is located 40 minutes from the surf town of Cabarete on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic. The North Coast is famous for its action and adventure sports and its budding eco-tourism industry. Days off are a perfect chance to unwind, recharge, and visit the ocean–maybe even learn to surf or kitesurf. This internship allows you the opportunity to enjoy life in a tropical, rural Dominican community while also increasing your knowledge and skills of aquaculture, agriculture, vermiculture, small-business management, and eco-tourism.
 

Notes: The cost for the internship decreases with the length of your stay - the 1st month is $1200, 2nd month $1000 and the 3rd month is $800. Additional months are $600. Tuition for the internship covers educational supplies and training with our workers, accommodation in our rustic cabins, internet, basic food staples, and all produce grown on site. Interns also enjoy 24/7 emergency staff support and a virtual certificate of program completion. As a bonus Interns also receive one free surf lesson per month. Please note: while we believe our price to be a fair representation of the costs that are put into each intern, we want this program to be accessible and understand that some people come from disenfranchised backgrounds and experience financial restrictions. If you have a strong interest in the program and believe you qualify for a discounted rate we encourage you to apply and inquire about potential discounts or scholarship application support. Special Offer: Interns enjoy 1 free surf lesson per month at Pahuana surf school on El Encuentro beach.
 

Dates: All start dates and end dates are flexible. We require a minimum 1 month commitment. 3 months is our recommended amount. We can commit to interns for a maximum of 1 year. Hours: Our interns typically work and learn Monday through Friday 8am-4pm with 1.5-2.5 hours off for meals. Saturdays include hours from 8am-12pm with 0.5 hour break for breakfast. Hours are flexible with advanced notice to allow for personal trips to other parts of the island.
Mon-Fri 8am-10am, 1030am-12pm, 1/2pm-4pm. Saturday: 8am-10am, 1030am-12pm. These hours are our general schedule. Hours may vary based on the position of the farm. Any hours can be taken off with 1 day notice.

 

Description: Aquaponics: Planning stocking density and selection of fish, Breeding and purging fish, Tank filtration, aeration, and water flow, Deep water culture bed upkeep and system maintenance. Permaculture: Propagation from seed, stem cutting, and aero layering, Bed preparation and seedling transplantation, Planting and harvesting a variety of organic crops. Packaging and Distribution: Start-up costs and financial planning, Customer identification, Designing labels and marketing products, Packaging selection and product storage, Setting and negotiating prices, Delivery logistics and new market formation. Other: Sustainable construction and energies, Writing blog posts to inform the community about our projects, Prepping and giving tours as part of our eco-tourism and sustainable education initiative, Intercultural communication.

Educational Components: During this internship students will become proficient in aquaponics and permaculture maintenance and set-up. They will supplement their hands-on experience with behind the scenes daily coursework and research. Furthermore, they will learn how to engage clients with similar interests through social media and blogging. They will learn and practice skills such as: Creative thinking and problem-solving, Working and living as a team, Spanish communication.

Qualifications: We are looking for enthusiastic, creative, and self-driven people with passion for agriculture and sustainability to take part in our Sustainable Living, Permaculture, and Aquaponics Internship program. Our internships are open to all majors and experience levels. We do our best to customize our internships to each individual. For anyone who envisions starting their own farm or aquaponics project, or is just looking for an outdoor tropical get away this is a unique and invaluable opportunity! Basic Spanish is recommended or the drive to learn and practice a new language.

To Apply: Please email a short paragraph stating your interest in our program to tainofarm@gmail.com. Please attach a resume if you have one.

 

Website: https://tainofarm.com/education-and-work/sustainable-living-aquaponics-internship/

Contact: Kallin Lang, Internship and Outreach Coordinator, Taino Farm, 21 Los Brazos, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
tainofarm@gmail.com or info@tainofarm.com, +1 (630) 605-2071
 


NOVOBER 2020

 

OZ CHAVEZ

Marriage & Family Therapy Intern Supervisee

Opportunity for those seeking Marriage & Family Therapy Intern supervision to become LMFTs.  Currently, four spots are available.  Location: Birmingham area.
 

For more information please contact Oz Chavez via email or phone. E-mail address: hchavez@bhmdiocese.org.  Phone number: 205.704.0917.

 

OZ CHAVEZ

Associated Licensed Counselor Supervisee

Opportunity for Associated Licensed Counselors (ALC) seeking supervision toward LPC licensure. Currently, two spots are available. Location: Birmingham area.

 

For more information please contact Oz Chavez via email or phone. E-mail address: hchavez@bhmdiocese.org.  Phone number: 205.704.0917.

 


OCTOBER 2020

 

NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL

Financial Advising Internship

Description: As a Northwestern Mutual intern, you will receive extensive training and coaching, while participating in joint work with experienced Financial Advisors to help you build the skills and knowledge base to succeed in your future career -whether with Northwestern Mutual or elsewhere.

Everyday Northwestern Mutual interns and Financial Advisors help individuals and businesses build and execute financial plans specific to their goals and expectations. But it’s more than crunching numbers. It’s about helping people establish and improve financial literacy, and giving them the information, tools, and confidence to help achieve their immediate and long-term goals.

As a college student looking to the future, you want an internship that provides the kind of experience and training you’ll see in the real world; a unique opportunity to showcase your skills and qualities and to make a difference for yourself, others, and your community.  Location: Downtown Birmingham, Networking Office


Contact: Jordan Strong (Campus Recruiter), Networking Office, 1901 6th Ave N #2800, Birmingham, AL, 35203, 205-245-3123, Jordan.strong@nm.com

 


SEPTEMBER 2020

 

ALABAMA LAW INSTITUTE

Legislative Services Agency
Legislative Internship Programs


Opportunity: Are you graduating in December and haven’t found your perfect job opportunity yet? Are you heading to graduate school or law school and have a gap semester? Maybe you are a college junior/senior looking for an internship for credit. If you are looking for an internship that will give you the chance to network with state leaders, hone your knowledge of the state legislative process, AND provide you with an excellent opportunity to grow personally, the Alabama Legislative Internship Program might be what you are looking for.

 

Description: The internship begins on January 25, 2021, with an orientation week and runs through May 17, 2021 (or until the Alabama Legislature adjourns). Interns are assigned to Senate offices or House committees in the State House in Montgomery, Alabama. This is an immersive experience, so interns assist with committee work, constituent services, and observe the legislative process. Resume’ work and mock interviews to prepare you for your future are provided upon request and visits with state leaders in Montgomery will enhance your learning experience. Interns work Monday – Thursday, 8:00 – 4:30, but are encouraged to stay and observe the legislature when the legislators stay late. Networking opportunities exist every day of this internship and you have a chance gain experience that will give you a leg up in your job search.

 

Qualifications: This internship is an immersive experience held in the spring of each year when the Alabama Legislature is in session to expose college students to the legislative process. Interns (assigned to either a group of Senators or to several House committees—all located in the State House in Montgomery, Alabama) assist committee clerks with committee preparation and attend all assigned committees. Interns perform non-legal research for legislative members and assist with constituent services. Observation of the legislative process is emphasized and when the legislature is in session (most Tuesdays and Thursdays), interns are often in the House chamber or Senate gallery observing the process in action.

 

Notes: Unpaid for college credit. Interns work with their respective university to determine the amount of credit allowed.

 

To Apply: Go to the Legislative Services Agency’s website: www.lsa.state.al.us. Click on Law Institute Division and follow the internship tabs to the application. Download, fill and submit. Contact: Call Teresa Norman, (334) 261-0681, Legislative Services Agency, Montgomery AL