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As an Intermark intern, you won’t be making coffee or manning the mailroom. What you will be doing is working on real briefs, for real clients. Clients like St. Vincent’s Health System, Toyota, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Sound good? Thought so. Apply today.

About

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As a summer intern at Intermark Group, you’ll be thrown headfirst into the agency life. The first couple weeks of the summer, you’ll work within your assigned department to learn more about the ins and outs of advertising. You will have the opportunity to sit in on brainstorming meetings, assist on real accounts, and explore the work we produce. All interns will also help plan our annual company picnic, monthly birthday celebrations and other fun events.

At the end of the summer, the interns will collaboratively create and present a pitch to a real-life client. If you want to learn more about how the advertising business really is and experience a better opportunity to confidently prepare you for the workforce, we highly suggest you apply for an exciting summer as an intern at Intermark.

Group Photo of 2013 Interns at Intermark

Positions

Account Service Intern

Account Service

Assists with the day-to-day interaction and communication with our clients. Works with various departments to ensure all aspects of our clients’ work is completed and executed.

“Working with Account Service was a phenomenal experience, and because of this role I truly worked with employees of each department. This program taught me so many things and most importantly, validated that this is what I want to pursue.”

Design Intern

Art Direction/Design

Works with the creation of print, television, online, presentation and collateral materials. Offers support in external coordination, production, and scheduling all creative materials.

“The ins and outs of an agency and how it operates is something you can't learn unless you are actually there. For me that's what Intermark's internship is about, learning things you can't learn in school. If you ever wondered what ad agency life is like, spend a summer and find out for yourself.”

Copywriter Intern

Copywriting

Assists with the creation of copy for various print, radio/television, online and collateral materials. Offers support in production of all creative materials.

“I received hands-on experience writing copy for various types of clients, from healthcare companies to car companies to marinade & steak sauces. I used what I learned over the summer to help with intern’s campaign pitch to a real-life client.”

Interactive Intern

Interactive

Reviews, analyzes, documents and evaluates business systems, workflows, procedures, and data structures.

“I learned more about computer programming while interning at Intermark. Although I wasn’t expecting to attend meetings and presentations, I’m certainly glad I did. I learned more about the ins and outs of presenting a campaign as a team, which boosted my confidence.”

Media Intern

Media

Helps to strategize and plan the optimal media mix and campaign timing for the client by gathering and analyzing research.  Works closely with media buyers and planners to ensure a comprehensive and effective planned campaign reaches the right people at the right time.

“I got to apply concepts I learned in college to analyze media research and other reports that were produced. Collaborating with my fellow interns on a real business pitch allowed me to learn immense amounts about a career in advertising.”

Public Relations Intern

Public Relations

Learns the basics of PR including writing press releases, planning events, pitching to key media contacts, and developing strategic plans. Helps generate ideas for social media contests and campaigns while monitoring online mentions and reviews.

“My experience with Intermark was overall fantastic. I had a lot of hands-on experience. If you are really interested in boosting your skills and fine-tuning your talents, Intermark’s internship program is for you.”

Strategy Intern

Strategy

Works on analyzing research, trends, and consumer behavior to best inform creative direction and media plans for clients. Applies learnings to lead creative briefs and leverage persuasive psychology to develop effective and innovative campaigns.

“It wouldn't take psychoanalysis to know that I would want to be the first strategy intern at Intermark.”

Apply

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To apply, email your resume, cover letter, writing samples and/or design samples or online portfolio – depending, of course, on what you are applying for — to the appropriate email address below. Be sure to let us know about specific classes you have taken or other work or internship experience. Note: Remember, the more we know about you, the higher your chances for making it into the final selection stage.

Application Deadline: February 27, 2015
Interviews: March 2 – 13, 2015
Offers: Week of March 23 – 27, 2015
Internship Dates: May 18 – July 31, 2015

FAQs

Q: Can I get credit?
A: It all depends on your school. We will be happy to work with your institution if they have a credit-based internship program.

Q: Who do I call for more information?
A: You don’t call. Please review all of the information on this site. If you have a specific question that is not covered on the site, you may email us here: cheryll@intgroup.com. Note: Resume information emailed to this address will NOT be considered.

Q: When will the selection process happen?
A: Resumes, portfolio links, cover letters and references will be accepted through February 27, 2015. Interviews will be conducted March 2 through March 13, 2015. Offer letters will be sent out the week of March 23, 2015. The internship itself will be from May 18 through Ju;y 31, 2015.

Q: What if I need to take a class this summer?
A: Odds are very good that it will be OK. As long as you will not be missing more that 30% of the allotted time to the program. However, it is important that you let us know as early as possible (days of the week and times would be helpful as well).

Q: What if I want to apply for the design position and I don’t have an online portfolio?
A: No problem. If you want to email some digital images of your work, please do so. If not, that’s OK, too. The more we see of what you have to offer, the better; but we will be conducting interviews and we will ask if you can bring a portfolio if/when you interview with us.

Q: If I am not certain of which role I would be best suited for, what should I do?
A: You are more than welcome to submit your information to more than one email address. The selection committees will be made up of managers from various departments within Intermark Group. They will be evaluating candidates for their specialty areas.

Q: Is this a paid internship?
A: This is a paid internship and class credit is available.

Contact

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For specific inquiries not addressed by the FAQ section, please email:
interncoordinator@intermarkgroup.com

Intermark Group, Inc.
101 25th St. North
Birmingham, AL 35203
www.intermarkgroup.com