Part-Time Jobs

Journalist/Blogger/Social Media and Filmmaker Interns, Candy Christophe for Congress 2020 Campaign

Sandra “Candy” Christophe is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Louisiana Licensed Addiction Counselor. Candy has been a strong criminal justice advocate and is a small business owner. Candy is running for the Democratic nomination to the United States Congress in Louisiana's 5th district. Interning on this campaign is a rare opportunity to be a part of a grassroots, regional and national political campaign at a time that record numbers of women and minorities are defying all odds to get elected to Congress. The “People First” Campaign with Candy Christophe for U.S. Congress is looking for journalism/media, mass communication, criminal justice, and political science interns.

Media interns are needed to help in the following capacities:

  1. A filmmaker with their own or access to gear who can record audio/video and edit footage relevant to the campaign. This internship position will entail shooting videos of Mrs. Christophe's campaign appearances, her interaction with constituents, her live or recorded social media feeds, and editing that footage to make it most compelling. The campaign has contracted with Emmy award winning filmmaker Harry Gantz (http://www.hgantzcom.com) to make an introduction film, and this internship position will include working on that professional production as well. Harry Gantz films include: CBS Drama Series- “The Defender,” HBO Documentary- “American Winter” and the Emmy Award winning HBO Series “Taxi Cab Confessions.”
  2. A Journalist/blogger/social media internship. This position will entail writing articles about the campaign and placing them with local media. The intern will work the candidate’s social media accounts to gain followers and enhance her online presence. Also, this position will learn what it is like to run a campaign for the U.S. Congress and the important role that media, film, and social media play in the political process.

Students will have the opportunity to:

  • Experience real world practical opportunities that will boost their careers.
  • Produce work for portfolio development.
  • Network with professionals and fellow interns.
  • Develop professional skills, learn new information, and experience personal growth.
  • Write, edit, research market, and be creative.  
  • Build important connections, and gain a better understanding of their professional field.

Activities:

  • Educating the public about issues and events that affect their daily lives.
  • Interviewing expert sources.
  • Searching public records.
  • Attending events.
  • Writing articles or producing media for publication in local media outlets with goal of publication with a major network.
  • Documenting viewer contact, participation, and communicating outcomes.
  • Explore implications of the facts.
  • Be creative in finding effective methods to engage the public for evaluation of their strategic plan.

Skill sets needed:

  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Research skills.
  • Self-confidence and the ability to make people feel relaxed.
  • The ability to absorb information quickly.
  • The ability to write in an appropriate style.
  • Keyboard and IT skills.

Required hours:

Opportunity for flexible schedule.

To Apply

Students are required to complete the Candy 2020 Internship Application to apply. Please contact the office of Sandra "Candy" Christophe, LCSW, LAC at 318-542-6125 or email CandyChristophe4Congress@gmail.com

Communications Intern, LSU College of Art & Design

The College of Art & Design is looking for a communications or English major who is looking to gain some hands-on office experience here on LSU’s campus.

Duties include:

  • Supporting the management of social media accounts including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram
  • Assisting with website edits
  • Coordinating communications planning documents, calendars
  • Opportunities to write, report for articles about LSU Art & Design
  • Assisting the communications manager with miscellaneous tasks as needed

Required skills:

  • Ability to work independently is a must
  • Must be highly organized, have a strong attention to detail
  • Must have excellent grammar, knowledge of AP style rules, and writing fluency.

Student must be able to commit up to 10 hours per week during the fall 2019 and spring 2020 semesters. Send resume and cover letter to ematte6@lsu.edu to apply.

Job posted 6/4/19

Field Organizer, CADC

CADC, LLC is seeking qualified, highly motivated individuals to fill the role of Field Organizer. Field Organizers serve an important role on the front lines of today’s progressive fights, and organizer experience is vital to any seeking a career in politics.

CADC specializes in direct voter contact on behalf of progressive candidates and causes. CADC’s leadership has decades of combined experience with campaigns of all shapes and sizes, from the DSCC and DCCC to national issue advocacy campaigns and municipal races.

Field Organizers (FOs) are responsible for the day-to-day recruitment, instruction and management of canvass teams. Successful applicants will possess at least three months of canvass or field experience on a candidate or issue advocacy campaign. Canvass experience is preferred. FOs report directly to the Regional Field Director.

Applicants for the position must possess strong organizational and communication skills as well as the ability to multitask and meet deadlines. They must also be willing to relocate as necessary, possess reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. The willingness to work extended hours and weekends is also required.

Field Organizer Responsibilities

Recruitment, Hiring and Training

  • Assisting the Regional Field Director in all canvasser recruitment activities and ensuring that recruitment goals are achieved throughout the duration of the program
  • Implementing, under the supervision of the Regional Field Director, the complete vetting, interviewing and hiring of all successful applicants
  • Ensuring the successful training and orientation of all canvassers Canvasser Management
  • Providing canvass teams with the positive leadership culture, resources, guidance and technical support required to succeed during each phase of the program while ensuring compliance with all CADC policies and best practices
  • Ensuring that all canvasses are launched and completed in a timely, orderly fashion
  • Promoting the continued development of canvass teams in their day-to-day duties and responsibilities over the course of the program

Accountability

  • Communicating all pertinent on-the-ground information to, and providing timely response to requests from, the canvassers under your direction
  • Ensuring that canvass teams properly perform their roles and maintain accurate and reliable data
  • Providing the Regional Field Director with daily quantitative and qualitative reports as part of an ongoing evaluation of the program’s success

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of three months field experience.
  • Proficiency with VAN, Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs.
  • Previous payroll experience is a plus.
  • A strong commitment to progressive values, including diversity, equality for all and economic justice.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • An understanding and appreciation of the urgent nature and time demands of campaigns.

Miscellaneous

  • Willingness to work long hours and weekends.
  • A valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and an ability to relocate as needed.
  • Working laptop.

Compensation and Application Submission

  • CADC offers a highly competitive salary, based on experience. This position is salaried, full-time, short-term position.
  • Application Deadline: Rolling. Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to jobs@cadc-llc.com.

Job posted 5/8/19

Summer Intern, Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services Office of Communications is offering an opportunity for a paid summer internship at its state office in downtown Baton Rouge. Opportunities involve news and social media, presentations, publications, web design, graphic design, video production, event management and other general communications functions. The best candidates will demonstrate a strong interest and background in all of these areas.

Duties

  • Assists the communications staff in implementing communication strategies involving the DCFS website (www.dcfs.la.gov), intranet, social media channels and other forms of digital and mass communication.
  • Assists with website updates by uploading documents, revising content, inserting graphics, building web pages, and updating links, as required.
  • Assists with production of photography, graphics and video that inform and engage the public in the mission and activities of the department and the needs of the children and families it serves.
  • Participates in the planning, promotion and execution of events connected to the mission and activities of the department’s communication staff.
  • Handles general requests, as needed, for the communications staff and executive team.

Preferred Skills

  • Strong communication and writing skills required.
  • Experience working with websites and Adobe software, such as PhotoShop®, a must.
  • Graphic design, digital photography, HTML markup language experience a plus.

Approximately 20 hours per week /Hourly salary based on school classification.

To apply

Send resumes, links to work samples and/or online portfolios and any questions to DCFS.Info@la.gov.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Job posted 4/18/19

Marketing & Social Media Intern, LSU Academic Programs Abroad

LSU’s Academic Programs Abroad office is seeking a student employee to join the team as a Marketing and Social Media Intern.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design digital files, such as: social media graphics, informational flyers, PowerPoint presentations, event signage, etc.
  • Maintain the @LSUStudyAbroad social media accounts
  • Generate content for social media posts and campus-wide event promotions
  • Provide support for general office functions
  • Create promotional material to advertise study abroad
  • Assists with on campus events and event preparation
  •  Class presentations and other campus outreach

Desired Qualifications:

  • Passion for travel
  • Excellent design skills
  • Familiarity/working knowledge of Canva, Hootsuite, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative thinker and problem solver; able to generate new ideas for content
  • Self-motivated and able to complete tasks independently
  • Able to take direction and act as Academic Programs Abroad representative
  • Able to convey messages in a creative way

Required Qualifications:

  • Full-time undergraduate student at LSU
  • Overall GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Able to commit to 10-20 hours per week to position
  • Study Abroad alumni

Benefits:

  • Practical marketing communications experience
  • Training opportunity with skilled professionals
  • Flexible schedule

Interested candidates, please contact Jordan Vernon at jverno3@lsu.edu.

Job posted 4/17/19

Student for Political Communication role, Checkmate Strategies

Checkmate Strategies offers unpaid opportunities in political communication.  This position is active when the Louisiana Legislature is in session but also during the summer and fall. 

Learning opportunities are focused on how the political process works

  • How to mount effective public relations campaigns
  • How to effectively use social media in public policy campaigns
  • How to write public testimony and position statements

The Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature adjourns on June 6, 2019.

During the session the selected student will be expected to:

  • attend committee hearings at the Louisiana State Capitol
  • compile written reports on legislative hearings
  • attend Senate and House debates
  • track legislation and help draft public policy statements
  • assist with event coordination

We are flexible with hours but ask for a commitment of a minimum of ten (10) hours a week.

For further information, contact Cindy Bishop at 225 933-5435  (phone or text).

Job posted 4/12/19

Field Organizer, CADC, LLC

CADC, LLC is seeking qualified, highly motivated individuals to fill the role of Field Organizer. Field Organizers serve an important role on the front lines of today’s progressive fights, and organizer experience is vital to any seeking a career in politics.

CADC specializes in direct voter contact on behalf of progressive candidates and causes. CADC’s leadership has decades of combined experience with campaigns of all shapes and sizes, from the DSCC and DCCC to national issue advocacy campaigns and municipal races.

Field Organizers (FOs) are responsible for the day-to-day recruitment, instruction and management of canvass teams. Successful applicants will possess at least three months of canvass or field experience on a candidate or issue advocacy campaign. Canvass experience is preferred. FOs report directly to the Regional Field Director.
Applicants for the position must possess strong organizational and communication skills as well as the ability to multitask and meet deadlines. They must also be willing to relocate as necessary, possess reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. The willingness to work extended hours and weekends is also required.

Field Organizer Responsibilities

Recruitment, Hiring and Training

  • Assisting the Regional Field Director in all canvasser recruitment activities and ensuring that recruitment goals are achieved throughout the duration of the program
  • Implementing, under the supervision of the Regional Field Director, the complete vetting, interviewing and hiring of all successful applicants
  • Ensuring the successful training and orientation of all canvassers Canvasser Management
  • Providing canvass teams with the positive leadership culture, resources, guidance and technical support required to succeed during each phase of the program while ensuring compliance with all CADC policies and best practices
  • Ensuring that all canvasses are launched and completed in a timely, orderly fashion
  • Promoting the continued development of canvass teams in their day-to-day duties and responsibilities over the course of the program

Accountability

  • Communicating all pertinent on-the-ground information to, and providing timely response to requests from, the canvassers under your direction
  • Ensuring that canvass teams properly perform their roles and maintain accurate and reliable data
  • Providing the Regional Field Director with daily quantitative and qualitative reports as part of an ongoing evaluation of the program’s success

Desired Skills and Experience

Experience

  • A minimum of three months field experience.
  • Proficiency with VAN, Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs.
  • Previous payroll experience is a plus.

Skills

  • A strong commitment to progressive values, including diversity, equality for all and economic justice.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • An understanding and appreciation of the urgent nature and time demands of campaigns

Miscellaneous

  • Willingness to work long hours and weekends.
  • A valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and an ability to relocate as needed.
  • Working laptop.

Compensation and Application Submission

  • CADC offers a highly competitive salary, based on experience. This position is salaried, full-time, short-term position.
  • Application Deadline: Rolling. Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to jobs@cadc-llc.com.

Job posted 4/12/19

Full time Intern, Louisiana Golf Association

The Louisiana Golf Association (LGA) seeks an intern to work full time for a 6 month assignment from May 2019 through September/October2019 in Lafayette, LA.

Job Description & Duties:

This position will provide a wide-ranging experience for an individual seeking to pursue a career in golf administration.

  • Interact with LGA Board of Directors, LGA Member Clubs, LGA Championship event participants, other golf-related constituencies in Louisiana, and USGA staff.
  • Participate on course rating and measurement teams, championship rules committees, and other field activities.
  • Under the direction of the Executive Director, organize strategies for new initiatives in handicapping administration, promotion of the LGA, public relations, member services, and other areas as the need arises.

Skills:

  • Preferably Microsoft Windows, Outlook, and Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong written, verbal, and public relations skills Good leadership and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to learn new skills Some knowledge of and interest in golf administration Intern is required to attend orientation (funded by the USGA) at USGA Headquarters in Liberty Corner, NJ.

Position reports to the Executive Director.

Salary:

Approximately $1,900/month

To apply:

Please send resume, with a minimum of three references, and cover letter, stating why you are interested in the position, to Logan Ray, Executive Director Louisiana Golf Association

1003 Hugh Wallis Rd. S., Suite A-2 Lafayette, LA 70508

loganr@LGAgolf.org 

Application period closes at 5 p.m. on April 19, 2019.

Job posted 4/9/19

Digital Producer Intern, The Advocate

Get a Web Education Working at The Advocate Next Fall!

Now is the time to apply for a paid internship at The Advocate working as a digital producer in its Baton Rouge newsroom. Work begins next fall for 20 hours a week for the semester. This is an excellent internship to learn digital production in a competitive, breaking news workplace.

Three-hour independent study is available.

Applicants must take a news editing test this spring.

For more information, contact: Professor Len Apcar by April 30. lenapcar@lsu.edu 

Job posted 4/9/19

Communications Specialist, Northlake Behavioral Health System

Northlake, a member of Meridian Behavioral Health systems and located in Mandeville, Louisiana, offers inpatient and outpatient services for individuals with challenges from substance abuse and psychiatric illness.

Position Summary

  • Responsible for content development and coordinating the communications output within a company.
  • Creates communications programs that effectively describe and promote the organization and its services including to target markets.
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to, graphics, brochures, company or services fact sheets, logos, delivers emails, monitors and maintains website and all social media, direct mail, brochures, newsletters, PowerPoint presentations  and other publications.
  • Intern will assist in human resource projects and communication with staff.
  • Assists HR Director and COO with other administrative duties as requested.

Responsibilities

  • Create company literature and other forms of communication.
  • Create marketing and promotional materials, both print and electronic.
  • Work with advertisers for timely and usable ad submissions
  • Copy, edit, proofread and revise communications.
  • Design and launch email marketing campaigns.
  • Plan and deliver education courses and materials.
  • Work with manager and business units to determine event budget and manage expenses to that budget.
  • Promote the organization and its services through public relations initiatives.
  • Develop marketing communications campaigns.
  • Create thought leadership materials.
  • Create and deliver press releases, media relations content, case studies, white papers, executive bios, corporate newsletter content, social media content, and speaking proposals.
  • Manages, monitors and maintains all social media and the organization’s website.
  • Identify, develop and execute communications strategy for key media contacts and customer references.
  • Research media coverage and industry trends.
  • Develop fresh story ideas.
  • Conduct extensive media outreach.
  • Prepare briefing materials.
  • Coordinate scheduling and logistics, conference, trade shows, and press interviews.
  • Creates and maintains copy standards for all materials
  • Prepare agendas and conduct research
  • Assist with company-wide events and communications
  • Other duties as assigned

To Apply

Please submit resume to tony@nesshealthcare.org. The subject line must say “Northlake Student Worker Program”.

Job posted 4/5/2019

Student Worker, TradeSecurity

TraceSecurity,  a leading provider of cybersecurity and compliance solutions, seeks a student worker to help create Marketing assets in line with current brand standards. These include marketing collateral, social media design, web graphics and more.

Responsibilities

  • Create effective Marketing Collateral (datasheets, flyers, etc.) to communicate our core brand message to customers and prospects
  • Create digital collateral, including e-mail templates, presentations, proposals, etc.
  • Assist with Graphic Design for Marketing Campaigns and Product Launches
  • Create digital content that can be posted across platforms, including social media
  • Assist in ensuring that our website has consistent, clean look
  • Attend meetings where applicable 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite
  • Web Design Experience a plus
  • A Portfolio with relevant work examples is a plus

Skills and Abilities

  • During the school year - must be able to work between 24-29 hours a week between 8:00am – 5:00pm.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to be creative, think outside the box, and work independently

To Apply

Please send your resume to Marissa Adams, Marketing & Events Specialist, marissaa@tracesecurity.com 

Job posted 3/29/19

Summer Internships, Whiteboard Advisors, Washington, D.C.

Whiteboard Advisors, a Washington, D.C. based strategic consulting and communications firm, is currently seeking interns for summer 2019. At Whiteboard Advisors, teams design creative strategies to help transformative businesses and organizations achieve their goals. They focus the story and simplify the complexity. They engage the media and communities of influence to bring breakthrough ideas to market.

Interns play an important role at Whiteboard Advisors.

  • They monitor the media for breaking news and relevant commentary
  • research public policy issues
  • attend events on the Hill and at local think tanks
  • support the planning and execution of events
  • conduct research on market issues.

The small size of the firm allows interns to work closely with senior team members and provides opportunities for substantive work.

This is a paid internship opportunity for a college student or recent graduate who is motivated to learn more about communications and public policy.

Qualifications

 

  • The ideal candidate will have strong research abilities
  • a keen attention to detail
  • excellent writing skills
  • the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Previous office environment experience and a major in communications, public relations, journalism or political science is preferred, but not required.

Click here to apply to be a summer intern for Whiteboard Advisors.

Questions? Email our team at jobs@whiteboardadvisors.com 

Job posted 3/26/19

Student Worker, LSU Office of Admissions & Financial Aid

The Office of Admissions and the Office of Financial Aid seeks to hire talented and diverse students from a wide range of backgrounds to:

  • serve prospective students and their families throughout the entire application and enrollment process
  • lead campus tours and aid in the success of campus events
  • assist prospective students and families with superior customer service in person, on the phone, and via email
  • represent the university as a student ambassador both on and off campus assist with other responsibilities tied to the admissions, visit, and/or financial aid experience

This position is for full time employment (35 hours a week). Student will be paid a $4,200 stipend. If housing is required, we will provide a place on campus but the stipend will be reduced.

Mandatory training April 4th and April 8th from 5pm - 7pm each night. Shadow hours required prior to start date.

This position is a seasonal position but has the potential to continue on to the fall semester based on performance and availability.

Click here to apply on the LSU Office of Admissions & Financial Aid website. Click here to apply for the student worker position on Handshake

Job posted 3/15/19

Student Worker Job, Roshambo Hospitality Group

Roshambo Hospitality Group owns, operates and sponsors 2 festivals, 8 restaurants and bars and 1 publishing company. They seek a student worker to help with the following tasks:

  • photography concerning these locations and festivals
  • marketing campaigns and deliverables
  • social media marketing, website maintenance
  • e-mail marketing
  • app usage
  • SEO
  • overall brand development.

The hours are extremely flexible, the working location will often be remote, not in the office.  May have to work some weekends.  Applicants should be 21 or over because much of the work takes places in bar scenes with age restrictions.  Student will mainly be helping to promote the establishments via social media outlets and online promotions, as well as help create and execute marketing events for the establishments.

Time required:

  • 10-15 hours for the work week.

To apply:

Please email Olivia Fontenot at olivia@roshambobr.com to apply for this position.

Job posted 3/8/19

Student Summer Job, Clutch Entertainment (Sports Franchise)

Clutch Entertainment is a sports franchise operation with three Texas Collegiate League (TCL) franchises, in addition to a United Soccer League (USL2) team that is affiliated with the Houston Dynamo MLS team. They are now involved with a new local team in Baton Rouge, The Baton Rouge Rougarou. Students seeking work in Sports this Summer can apply for Full-Time and Part-Time positions. These may not be taken for Mass Communication credit.

This opportunity goes beyond the ballpark with a lecture series  geared around working in sports (resume writing, interviewing, sales skills, where/how to apply) and providing a behind- the- scene summer tour to the Houston Area Professional sports teams including introductions to their HR departments.

Click here for more information and to apply to work as a summer student worker for Clutch Entertainment.

Job posted 3-6-19

Student Worker, LSU Athletics Marketing & Promotion

LSU Athletics Marketing & Promotion is seeking student workers for the 2019-2020 athletic year. This is an unpaid position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with day-to-day office responsibilities such as event preparation, answering fan inquiries and responding to emails and phone calls
  • Execute promotions and fan experience elements at LSU Athletic events (Football, Volleyball, Soccer, Men’s/Women’s Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Gymnastics, etc.)
  • Learn how to create and implement marketing plans and strategies
  • Participate in the development of advertising campaigns and fan experience initiatives
    • Lead and manage sponsor involvement at events
    • Distribute promotional items and advertising materials
    • Organize featured group days (Mike’s Kids Club, Girl Scouts, Dads &Daughters, etc.)
  • Experience the sports industry first-hand and obtain key contacts in the field of entertainment and intercollegiate sports marketing

Requirements

  • Must hold a minimum of 6-10 office hours a week and attend meetings once a week
  • Responsible for attending assigned home games (including afternoon, night and weekend games)
  • A commitment of at least one full school year (2 semesters) to the internship.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a full-time student at Louisiana State University
  • Minimum of 12 hours or a graduating senior taking remaining course load
  • Overall GPA of 2.7 or higher

To Apply

Submit a cover letter and a resume in a single PDF document to Assistant Director of Marketing, Lauren Lenox, via email at llenox1@lsu.edu.

Applications must be submitted no later than Wednesday, March 20 at noon.

If selected, interviews will be conducted March 26-29. Anticipated start date is August 19, 2019. Please feel free to contact Lauren Lenox with any questions regarding the application process.

Job posted 3-6-19

Public Relations Student Worker, LSU Moms on Campus

Moms On Campus is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping mothers who are students on the LSU campus. The organization is seeking student workers interested in learning all aspects of the public relations field. These students will work closely with the president of the organization and assist with public relations, journalism, political communication, and digital advertising. The ideal candidate will learn to curate and write compelling online content and will gain experience in project and event management, public relations, and event logistics.

It is essential that applicants to this position have strong communication skills, demonstrate initiative, and possess creativity along with a passion for helping women.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring all forms of social media
  • Online content creation
  • Community outreach
  • Research press clippings & relevant scholarly articles
  • Schedule and coordinate speaking engagements, appearances, & interviews
  • Event planning
  • Write press releases and other materials
  • Create interview preparation materials
  • Create or update databases

Requirements:

  • Passion for helping women
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid understanding of social media
  • Writing skills
  • Basic skills with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Squarespace experience a plus but not necessary

Benefits

  • Practical public relations experience working with non-profits, universities, public health organizations, and companies (e.g. NCAA, Louisiana office of Public Health, Mamava)
  • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with skilled professionals
  • Opportunity to participate in networking events and company meetings
  • Flexible schedule for students

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Wendy Hansing atinfo@momsoncampus.org.

Job posted 2-25-19 

Part Time Student Position, Ourso Consulting

Ourso Consulting specializes in government relations and association management. The firm focuses on providing excellent customer service and personalized attention to each client. Client communication is the key to our success. Embarking on her third year as a small business owner, Keli Ourso Williams is looking to expand Ourso Consulting. The company seeks an student worker to join the team to further Ourso Consulting’s communication strategy. This person will work directly with the President of the company providing day to day support, communication strategy and legislative tracking. The ideal candidate would be a flexible and mature professional who is a quick learner, demonstrates strong personal initiative, attention to detail and task follow through. This position would be a paid  with 15-30 hours per week and would work through June 2019.  

What to expect:

  • A unique internship opportunity to develop valuable real-world experience and gain knowledge of the legislative process, policy work, lobbying, and political activity
  • Attend and produce summaries and analysis of legislative hearings
  • Conduct substantive issue research on matters of interest to the firm’s clients
  • Assist with general administrative tasks and pitch in wherever needed
  • Strengthen critical thinking and research skills while gaining in-depth knowledge of many different issues 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Legislative Support o Monitor legislative hearings at the state capitol
    • Research and compile information on legislation, political campaigns, and members of the state legislature
  • Communication Support o Write and Create e-newsletters and other communications pieces to support advocacy and public affairs
    • Assist with creation of materials for events and membership department
  • Collaborate on social media content and strategy
    • Design conference marketing for website, social media and email campaigns
    • Create and maintain marketing calendar and schedule of communications
    • Research, write and report on technical topics
  • Event Planning support o Coordinate with owner to provide event planning support
    • Speaker coordination
    • Sponsorship coordination
    • On-site registration assistance
    • Location outreach 

Qualifications & Ideal Candidate Skills

  • Ability to manage competing priorities
    • Executive support and project management
  • Strong writing, interpersonal and research skills
  • Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy
  • Eagerness to learn about issues and political research
  • Exercises substantial independence of judgment concerning access, priorities, and communication needs.
  • Simultaneously works on several assignments requiring analysis of many intricately related complex variables.
  • Exercises a high degree of creativity; extensively probes and analyses problems to determine their nature and scope.
  • Project management and special events planning experience
  • Ability to interact with staff in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, strong familiarity with the Internet and online research tools, and basic knowledge of social media 

To apply, please send a PDF of your resume to jobs@oursoconsulting.com.

Job posted 2-19-19

Graphic Design/Social Media Student Job, LSU Office of of Enrollment Management

LSU's Office of Enrollment Management seeks a student employee to assist with graphic design and social media for their enrollment management and retention & strategic initiatives. This position will play a vital role in the development of marketing and communication collateral for programs and services geared toward first year students at LSU.

Job Duties

  • Design digital files, such as: email headers, social media graphics, PowerPoint slides, event signage, small brochures, etc.
  • Maintain the social media accounts for a handful of departmental pages.
  • Generate content for social media posts and campus-wide event promotions.
  • Provide support for general office functions.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Excellent design skills (graphic design, video, etc.)
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent writing skills and a strong comprehension of AP Style
  • Creative thinker and problem solver; able to generate new ideas for content
  • Highly self-motivated and able to complete tasks independently
  • Able to take direction and act as a university representative
  • Able to convey messages in a youthful and creative way 

Required Qualifications:

  • full-time undergraduate at LSU
  • 2.0 GPA or higher
  • able to begin employment immediately
  • able to commit 10-20 hours per week to position

Interested students can send their resume and any design samples directly to Candace Lowe at chogan@lsu.edu

Job posted 2/11/19

Marketing & Social Media Intern, LA Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics

The Louisiana chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (LA AAP) seeks a student worker to assist with social media, marketing, web presence, and similar duties. This position reports to the LA AAP Executive Director. Anticipated monthly hours for this position are 15-20 with the potential for growth. Intern will be paid mileage for any out of town travel required and will be reimbursed for travel expenses with prior approval. Intern will work remotely with a minimum of a weekly check in call/webconference with staff.

Equipment needed: 

Telephone and computer required. A computer can be provided for the purpose of carrying out duties of this position if requested.

Duties Overview

  • Membership:
    • Assist with membership communications as requested by Director of Education and Membership
  • Communications:
    • Assist with electronic newsletter development (content and layout)
    • Manage social media accounts (Twitter and Facebook)
    • Develop ongoing communication plan including social media
  • Legislative Session/Advocacy/Policy:
    • Assist with running reports and communication as requested by Executive Director
    • Develop marketing materials for PediaPAC
  • EducationalAgendathroughLAAAP Foundation:
    • Assist with solicitation of sponsors and exhibitors for annual meeting as requested by Director of Education and Membership
    • Assist with marketing/advertising campaign for Potpourri as requested by Director of Education and Membership
  • Special Projects/Grants:
    • As the chapter applies for grants or develops projects, work with Executive Director to identify role and opportunities. May include limited travel for meetings and occasional overnight stays.
  • Website:
    • Content management along with Executive Director

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity/working knowledge of Canva, Eventbrite, MailChimp, Word Press, Google Analytics and Microsoft products preferred but not required.

To apply:  

Please send all communications including resume, references and questions to ashley.politz@laaap.org with “Part-time Student job” in the subject line.

Job posted 2-7-2019

Digital Communications Volunteer, Friends of City Park Annual Event

Friends of Historic City Park is a nonprofit group dedicated to the preservation of City Park of Baton Rouge, and, in particular, its historic golf course. Friends of City Park and the Red Stick Croquet Club (Coquettes) seek a volunteer who is skilled in graphics and social media to help brand their upcoming events (described below) and get them moving through social media. In addition, they seek help updating their website and maintaining their Facebook social media presence.

The Events:

Friends of City Park and the Red Stick Croquet Club (Coquettes) will host individual golf/croquet tournaments on Saturday April 6th followed by an evening event, the Roaring Red Stick Soirée, to be held at the Baton Rouge Gallery in City Park. The mission of the Tournaments and Soirée is to increase awareness of Historic City Park as a center for lifetime sports activity such as golf, croquet, tennis, walking and wholesome life sports in keeping with Mayor Sharon Weston Broome’s health initiative.

This project will last approximately two months. A professional PR person will supervise student activities.

For questions or to apply, please contact Lillie Gallagher at lilliepetit@cox.net

Various Positions, Mozi Messaging App

Mozi is a free messaging app that makes creating plans and going out easier than ever.  It is being developed out of Louisiana State University’s Innovation Park and launching this spring. The developers are looking for outgoing, creative, and driven individuals who hope to learn new skills and see firsthand how to grow a tech company. This position is unpaid.

Positions available:

  • Marketing Brand Ambassador
  • Marketing Campaign Planning/ Strategizing
  • IT Technical Development
  • Web Designer

While you work with us you will have the opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with our marketing team coming up with marketing campaigns and building awareness of Mozi
  • Work with various colleges
  • Interact with your student body and progress your social skills
  • Travel to various big events to coordinate and promote the Mozi brand

To apply:

  1. Go to www.mozisocial.com and register
  2. Email your resume to katie.krueger@mozisocial.com

Job posted 1/17/19

Student Worker, Enjoy Baton Rouge Walking Tours

Enjoy Baton Rouge Walking Tours (EBR) connects visitors to Downtown Baton Rouge’s past, present and future through guided walking tours. EBR is looking for a student worker for Social Media. This position is unpaid.

Our current platforms are rudimentary; we seek someone with energy, skill, passion and creativity.

Responsibilities include:  

  • Develop Image that appeals to our demographic
    • Improve, Redesign and maintain Website and Visit Baton Rouge Listing
    • Improvements and upkeep on Facebook Page, Instagram and Trip Advisor
    • Write blogs to post on Visit Baton Rouge
    • Press Releases to Travel and Entertainment publications
    • Web Marketing to Tour Developers (River Boat Cruise Lines)
    • Pictures & videos for social media
    • Streamline and create a tight, manageable social media package that I can update and maintain on the go with my smartphone
    • Online scheduling & payment
    • Input on Print Media

The student worker's goal is to help create more favorable search results (page & position) for EBR and generate more visits to enjoybatonrouge.com. This includes:

  • More looks at Enjoy Baton Rouge Facebook page
  • More followers on Instagram (ebrtourguides)
  • More lingers (time on site)
  • More click through
  • More buys
  • More reviews on TripAdvisor

Resources Required:

  • Current software (Microsoft Office, Social Media Platforms)
  • Engage tour guides for information as needed

Location:

  • Work from home
  • Meet downtown weekly
  • Use downtown for pictures & video

For more information or to apply, email John Kelton with Enjoy Baton Rouge at tours@enjoybatonrouge.com or by phone at (225) 369-3078.

Job posted 1/17/19

Social Media Marketing Intern, STUN Design & Interactive

STUN Design & Interactive is seeking a Social Media Marketing Intern for an immediate position. The position would be part-time with pay negotiable upon hiring. STUN Design & Interactive for over 14 years has focused on developing quality design in print and digital and strives for innovation with all projects. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • providing creative development and assisting in implementing in-house social media marketing graphics and campaign
  • creating original content and scheduling for in-house marketing
  • learning social media analytics, implementation of campaigns and developing client relations.

Skills & Knowledge Desired:

  • Proficient with social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat
  • Strong creative writing skills
  • Basic marketing knowledge
  • Good time management skills, and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite including InDesign and Photoshop preferred.
  • The ability to work as a team player in a creative-based work environment.

To apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume and portfolio to lynley@stundesign.com

Job posted 1/16/19

Advancement Student Worker, LSU Alumni Association

The LSU Alumni Association is looking to hire an Advancement student worker to provide assistance and support to the daily operation of the department. The Advancement Student Worker works with alumni staff to develop and implement donor relations strategies for all fundraising and alumni engagement priorities. 

Tasks include:

Specific duties include performing donor and prospect research, assisting with donor events, mailings, and marketing efforts. 

  • Performing daily office operations
  • Contacting donors via phone and mail to solicit renewals and other information
  • Performing donor and prospect research
  • Assisting in planning a variety of donor-related events
  • Assisting with all marketing and external, donor-related mailings
  • Occasional game day development/event support
  • Assisting in building and maintaining overall donor relations
  • Attendance at all Collegiate Club at LSU (CCLSU) events (unless conflicting with prior commitments) is expected

Position Requirements:

  • Actively enrolled as a student at LSU
  • Preferred: Membership in Collegiate Club at LSU by date of the Application
  • Ability to work as needed (20+ hours weekly) as determined by the schedule of the department.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to provide quality customer service
  • Teamwork orientation
  • Microsoft Office Proficiency
  • Ability to professionally represent the LSU Alumni Association and the University
  • Excellent oral communication and public speaking skills
  • Strong organizational skills

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

  • The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Learning Outcomes:

The Advancement Student Worker can expect to learn about fundraising, event planning, marketing, and donor relations. 

  • Effective event management practices
  • An in-depth understanding of the LSU Alumni Association from both a student and future alumni perspective.
  • Meet, interact, and network with the LSU Alumni Association family of more than 229,000

Pay is $7.25-$8.00 per hour

Advancement Student Worker Online Application

Job posted 12/13/18

Freelance Article Writing, Golgi Productions (Science Web Magazine)

Golgi Productions, a web-based science magazine, is seeking students to contribute articles about life sciences (neuroscience, psychology, and others) for their online publication. Articles should be 500-800 words in length.

If interested, please email 1-2 samples of previous work, your social media information, and your story proposal to Andrew at info@golgiproductions.com

Job posted 12/7/18.

 

Graduate Assistant, LSU College of Human Sciences and Education

The LSU College of Human Sciences & Education is seeking an energetic, personable, and creative student to work in a collaborative, productive environment. Graduate Assistant reporting to the Senior Director of Development of the Pre-College Division of the LSU College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE), which includes University Laboratory School (ULS) and the Early Childhood Education Laboratory Preschool (ELECP).

Duties:

  • Create social media and email content to coincide with appeal and event timelines
  • Assist with image-defining projects including but not limited to social media and email graphics,
    invitations, videos, annual reports, and development campaign materials
  • Responsible for photography and videography at events
  • Pre and post event promotion including press releases
  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Track all jobs through CHSE ticket system
  • Attend monthly CHSE communicators meetings and Campus Communicator meetings
  • Communicate and collaborate with administration, faculty, staff, and students
  •  Other assignments as needed

Skills:

  • Exhibits high level of professionalism
  •  Exceptional leadership and time management skills
  • Organized and able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Knowledge of/experience with basic graphic design skills (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Canva,
    Illustrator) and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of/experience with digital video editing to distribution
  • Ability to work in a team environment

The position is 20 hours per week, housed at the University Laboratory School. Salary information available at interview. Position builds resume/portfolio in the areas of development, advertising, marketing, public relations, content management solutions, media and graphic design. This assistantship will give you “real world” experience while also building soft and technical skills.


To apply, email a cover letter and resume to Aimée Frierson, Associate Director of
Development for Annual Giving, University Laboratory School at afriers@lsu.edu.

Job posted 12/7/18

Part-Time Social Media & Office Manager, Success Labs

Success Labs is seeking a smart, dynamic student to work part-time (approximately 15-20 hours per week) during normal business hours, Monday – Friday, at Success Labs (10621 N. Oak Hills Pkwy., Baton Rouge). The student reports to a team of consultants and a business manager.

Job Description

Execute the social media strategy by managing content, social media platforms and other marketing initiatives; support the team of consultants focused on the field of Leadership and Organizational Development.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Implement social media strategy through posting, monitoring and research. Optimize and schedule posts by platform.
  • Collect monthly social media performance analytics and provide high-level reporting.
  • Create reports, PowerPoint presentations and other learning materials as needed.
  • Input client data into in-house software application.
  • Summarize notes, reports, findings for team and clients.
  • Support staff on projects, work and events through organizing, researching, proofing/editing documents and collecting data.
  • Manage office supplies and housekeeping items.
  • Help with preparation and logistics for workshops and client visits.

Qualifications

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and Google Docs.
  • Skilled in Photoshop, InDesign and other graphic design is a plus.
  • Good research skills and intuition.
  • Must be able to interact with clients, customers and executives.
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and follows instruction well.
  • Enjoys working independently and demonstrates initiative.
  • Interest in leadership and organizational development is a plus.
  • Must display positive energy and flexibility.
  • Must be able to commit to at least one-year internship, two is a plus.

Requirements

Must be 18+ years old and working toward an undergraduate degree. Must be able to work 15-20 hours per week and have access to vehicle for transportation. Mobile phone with internet access. Contact Tamara Godfrey at tgodfrey@mysuccesslab.com or call to set up an interview.

About Success Labs

Success Labs is a strategic organizational and leadership development firm that works with companies to improve performance through great people strategy. Using research driven, competency-based processes for leadership development, coaching, succession planning, and the identification and development of high potentials, Success Labs offers easy ways for companies to develop emerging leaders.

Posted 12/5/2018