We provide an opportunity for students and recent graduates to gain real-world experience through our communications internship program. Working within our communications department, you will learn to communicate with large audiences, work with diverse and large internal groups, and make an impact within our school. Discover more about our internships and view current open positions.


  • Internships last full semester length (fall, spring, summer)
  • Part-time with flexible hours 
  • In-person, hybrid, or remote, depending on the department 
  • Course credit available 
  • $15 per hour 


  • Undergraduate, recent graduate, or graduate student
  • Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or related major
  • Computer and stable internet connection to support video conferencing & productivity tools
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience working in a team environment

Available Internships

Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery is accepting applications for a self-starting and motivated professional to join the team as a communications intern. Together with other members of the communications group, the intern will help capture breaking news in one of UAB’s largest clinical departments and share updates through website articles, social media posts, and press release pitches to UAB’s University Relations. Interns will also have the chance to gain experience with website management, graphic design via Adobe Express, and event support and photography. Interns have the ability to join department committees and effect strategic communications efforts on a departmental level. The position can be held on a semester-by-semester basis, with the possibility for a two-year maximum.

Hybrid position 

Contact: Emme Stewart 

Apply here