Internships at Nashville Paw Magazine
Love animals? Want to work behind the scenes of Nashville Paw magazine? Join our team as an intern!
Are you passionate about animals? Are you friendly, outgoing, creative, hardworking and fun while simultaneously rocking a highly-motivated can-do attitude? Do you LIKE having a little bit o' dog hair on your jeans?
We offer year-round internships for college students looking to learn, practice skills, gain experience and have fun, so if you are looking for a creative way to help animals while gaining some great experience, listen up!
About our Internships
Nashville Paw interns work between 10-25 hours per week, in a combination of on-site and off-site work. For example, an intern may come to our office for six hours, and complete another 6 hours of project off-site and/or at home. While some administrative tasks and projects may be involved, most of the work will be directly related to the student’s area of concentration. We offer internships for every semester.
While our internship positions are unpaid, we are happy to work each student to ensure that you receive course credit, and every intern leaves with a portfolio of work they can be proud of. You'll also gain a great deal of creative, real-world experience to boot!
All interns will have the opportunity to work on projects for our print publication as well as our online presence and community events in order to apply their skills to a variety of platforms.
Business + Entrepreneurship
For students majoring in business or with the dream to become an entrepreneur, this internship is a great way to learns the ropes of starting and growing a small business, from exciting events and creative projects and community networking down to the daily grind of daily business operations. This internship focuses on a variety of business aspects, including operating and administrative tasks, marketing and public relations, client communications, distribution and more. Internship may involve collaborative work with interns of other disciplines as well.
Film + Videography
This internship is a great way for an outgoing film/videography student to promote his/her work to the Nashville community! Intern will cover pet-related community events and fundraisers and create his/her own video concepts for each to be published on our website and YouTube pages as well as social media. In addition, intern will be given the opportunity to create an animal welfare PSA and other cause-related video projects. Much of this internship is conducted off-site in the community and requires some weekend availability. Internship may involve collaborative work with interns of other disciplines as well.
Graphic Design + Illustration
This is a fun opportunity for a student to apply his/her creativity to a variety of print and online projects. Intern will create print ads for our advertisers as well as logos, posters and programs for our community events. Intern will also create a series of infographics to promote pet wellness topics as well as animal welfare issues. Internship may involve collaborative work with interns of other disciplines as well.
Public Relations, Marketing + Events
How to Apply
We look forward to working with you to offer real-world experience and creative portfolio work every student will be proud of! Please download and review our Internship Application and then email us with the required materials at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo below: Our fabulous Fall 2013 Marketing + Events Intern from Belmont University, Kristina Troutman, working our Barktoberfest festival dressed as "Jenny" from the movie "Forrest Gump", along with her pooch, Patrik, her boyfriend, and (of course) a box of chocolates!