Marketing and Communications

Opportunities for students in University Marketing and Communications

Apply to our internship/student work program and change your world.

Gain real-life work experience and confidence before you graduate. Learn key skills and strengthen your resume. You will develop network connections in your chosen field which may lead to your first job after graduation.

Become an Intern

Gillian Gurney talks about her experience interning as a graphic designer at University Communications and Marketing.

We selectively recruit interns, student employees, and volunteers typically before the beginning of each semester for opportunities in these areas:


Sports Information interns and student workers assist the Director of Athletic Communications by writing sports news releases, recording stats via statcrew, disseminating stats and reporting post-game results to the media.

Contact Ethan Hulsey at for more information on positions available in Athletics.

Communications and PR Intern

Interns and student employees assist professional staff with writing news releases, brief news stories and articles for newsletters, conducting research, scheduling interviews and much more.

Contact Janet Kacskos at for more information on positions available in Communications and PR.

Graphic Design Print Intern     Job Description

Work with the Director of Web and Creative Services and Graphic Designers to develop graphic projects—from concept to completion. These projects include printed publications, marketing collateral and advertising design.

Contact John Cheek at for more information.

Photography Intern      Job Description

Photographer: Work with the entire University Marketing and Communications team shooting photos for news publications, graphic design projects and sports events. 

Photo Archivist: As a photo archivist, students work with the University Marketing and Communications team to organize and retrieve photographs from our internal database for the creation of marketing materials. 

Scheduler: The photo scheduler organizes and schedules photo shoots and manages a group of student photographers. 

Contact John Cheek at for more information on positions available in Photography.

Social Media Intern    Job Description

Works to help engage, motivate, inspire, and inform the students of MU over social media platforms. We are looking for someone who can’t get away from their phones and lives on the internet. Someone who is able to put their lives in 140 characters and still has room for more. A person who is involved and is looking to help get the message out to the students about everything MU.

Contact Janet Kacskos at for more information.

Video Production Intern     Job Description

The video production assistant serves as a creative and dynamic part of the Marketing and Communications team. Students in this position regularly produce a variety of video productions including marketing pieces, interviews, social media advertisements, and animations.

Contact John Cheek at for more information.

Web and Interactive Design Intern     Job Description

Supports the work of the Assistant Director of Web and Digital Media in the creation and maintenance of the University's website and digital communications. This includes creating pages on and updating the University website. Designing advertisements for social media, and working to uphold the brand standards of the University.

Contact Kelly Herr at for more information.