Internship Employment Opportunities

Employer: Office of Congressman Pete Visclosky 

Required Skills in Social Media

Contact:Celina A. Weatherwax
Director of Communications
7895 Broadway, Suites A&B
Merrillville, Indiana 46410
219-795-1850 Fax


Employer: HSPA Foundation

Students should know:

  • Each of the 10 internships runs 10 weeks at an Indiana daily or nondaily newspaper during the summer of 2014.
  • Interns will be paid $330 per 40-hour week for a total of $3,300.
  • Opportunities include news reporting, photography/multimedia, graphic design, online or other related jobs.
  • Undergraduates with at least one term of course work remaining after completion of the internship may apply.
  • Only residents of Indiana or in-state college or university attendees may apply.

Application deadline is Feb. 28, 2014.

Applicants must submit four additional components by mail to be eligible for consideration – and the Foundation adheres strictly to the 5 p.m. deadline for complete applications due to the selection committee meeting the following week.

Contact: Please mail hardcopy elements to Eugene S. Pulliam Internships, HSPA Foundation, 41 E. Washington St., Suite 301, Indianapolis, IN 46204.


Employer: Mystic Waters Media

Contact: Michael Finney

Email Address:

Phone: (219) 765-5155


Employer: Indiana Dunes Tourism (Porter County’s official tourism bureau)

Contact:  Promotions Director Ken Kosky

Email Address:

Phone:  (219) 926-2255, ext 223

Location: Indiana Dunes Tourism (Porter County’s official tourism bureau), 1215 N. State Road 49, Porter, IN 46304,

Public Relations/Marketing Internship (unpaid) for Summer 2014

Internship description: Intern will be responsible for assisting the Promotions Director, Marketing Director and Niche Market Director in various projects. Intern may write about attractions in Porter County, issue press releases, do photography, shoot and edit videos, do graphic design, assist with social media and fact check information. Note that the internship can be tailored to accommodate the candidate who is able to do some, but not all, of the above tasks.

Internship requirements: Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.


Employer: Methodist Hospitals

Contact: Evelyn Morrison, Marketing & Corporate Communications Manager

Email Address:

Phone: (219) 886-4412

Location: 600 Grant Street Gary, IN  46402

Public Relations Internship


Employer: Star Plaza Theatre

Contact: Bill Kelley, Director of Marketing and Social Media

Email Address:

Phone:  D:219.757.3612  C:219.707-9498

Location: 8001 Delaware Place, Merrillville, IN 46410

I’m looking for someone with an intent to work professionally in the marketing field, with a background in traditional advertising and promotion, as well as exceptional social media skills and knowledge. 

Must be able to work in Microsoft Office, WordPress skills a definite plus.


Employer:  O’Connor Casting

Contact:  Matthew Amandor

E-Mail Address:

Phone:  (312) 226-9112

Location:  1219 W. Madison, Chicago, IL  60607

Opportunity:  Do you want to learn more about becoming a Casting Director, an actor or about the entertainment business in general?  Are you looking for an internship in which you’ll learn more than how to get coffee and empty the trash?

O’Connor Casting Company has an internship program designed to educate anyone who is serious about learning the casting process.  The internship is a minimum of 2 days a week for 3 months, or 3 days a week for 2 months. We can be very flexible with your schedule.  The internship is non-paid and can be done for school credit.

At O’Connor Casting your responsibilities range from organizing actors during auditions, calling agents, sorting headshots, assisting in the office and in audition sessions, to researching special projects.
We are looking for eager, responsible problem solvers ready to jump in and take the initiative with a great attitude.

Options:  Advertising, Broadcasting & General COM


Employer: Communications Department

Contact:  Nicki Mackowski

For a communications intern, we are looking for a motivated individual who needs little supervision while completing assigned tasks. Interested candidates must possess writing and editing skills. The communications intern will be exposed to copy writing, producing press releases, special event planning, media relations as well as assisting the communications department with monitoring the organization’s media presence.


Employer: Legacy Foundation


Subject: Paid Legacy Internship

Legacy Foundation is looking to hire an intern to assist us with populating Give Day pages for our fund holders. Basically, the job would be to review the purpose of a fund here at Legacy and to take stock photos and write a paragraph about the purpose of the fund. The fund holder would then use that page to make their own donations and share the page with friends to boost their fund. We have match dollars available for fund holders from Nov. 14-Dec. 31 and we’re looking to get someone started right away. Please send any good candidates you can think of  If this person is a good fit, we may be able to extend the paid internship. I’ve attached the internship description.


Employer: Crossroads Regional Chamber Of Commerce

Contact: Vicky Smith at 219-769-8180

Vicky Smith

Office Manager

255 W. 80th Place, Merrillville, IN 46410

219.769.8180  Fax 219.736.6223

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9am to 4pm 

Our office is looking for at least two good interns that would be interested in earning college credit.  The main role for these individuals would be to learn how the business works and to assist with event planning.   The hours could be somewhat flexible throughout the day. We are typically here from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.


Employer: Crawford Broadcasting

Contact:  Darshei Goode

Subject: Website Posting for Intership at Crawford Broadcasting

Contact: Rico Rodriguez

Location: 6336 Calumet Ave Hammond, Indiana 46324


Phone Number: 773-734-4455

Position: Promotions Intern

Interested in working in the marketing & promotions aspects of radio? Looking to gain knowledge & experience in the music entertainment business?  Crawford Broadcasting is offering an internship program created to help students gain hands on experience inside two of the main radio stations in the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana areas, Power 92.3 and Soul 106.3. This internship is non-paid and MUST be accredited through your school. Our internship is offered by semester: Spring, Summer and Fall.  Promotions intern responsibilities will include, but not be limited to keeping the website and other social media outlets updated. Office based work including assisting with promo liners, creating prep sheets, and recording airchecks. Event work including coordinating & executing events and merchandising venues.  We are looking for someone who is creative, outgoing, a self starter and eager to learn. Interest and knowledge of urban and R&B music lifestyle preferred. If interested please visit the website and submit your resume!


Employer: Catholic Charities

Contact: Debbie Blades | (219) 989-2600

Office of Career Services | Purdue University Calumet

Senior Coordinator | College of Technology Liaison

2200 169th Street, Hammond, IN 46323 

Catholic Charities is offering a spring Communications Internship, and they would prefer a Liberal Arts/Communication student.  The internship pays $8.00 including mileage reimbursement.  The following link will provide a description and avenue for interested students to apply: