The University of Tennessee College of Communication & Information maintains a list of available internships for members of the School of Advertising & Public Relations. The link to that list may be found, here, at the convenience of UTK PRSSA members. As a benefit to PRSSA members, instructions on how to access to PRSSA National internships can be found, here.

Jewelry Television 

Post date: August 22, 2018

Pay: Yes

Skills needed:

  • Seeking students in a Journalism, Creative Writing, or Marketing program to assist JTV’s social media team in writing compelling copy for videos, blogs and social media posts.
  • Passion for writing with a proven understanding of grammar and syntax
  • Proficiency in adapting a brand’s tone and voice to cater to a variety of audiences and platforms
  • Knowledge of both short and long-form copywriting best practices
  • Experience writing captions for social media posts is a plus
  • Experience managing a social media or blog content calendar is a plus

Internship type: Seasonal Part-Time Internship

Contact: Natalie Hatfield,

Knox County Schools 

Post date: August 1, 2017

Pay: No

Skills required: 

  • Creative
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work individually or as part of a team
  • Detail-oriented
  • Reliable
  • Computer savvy

Tasks include: 

  • Write and edit news releases, social media posts, and other copy as
  • Updating media lists and helping track news content.
  • Collaborating on campaigns, projects, events and stories.
  • Help support Partners in Education by working with the Business

Internship type: Public Relations

Contact: Abbey Harris,