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Internship Opportunities

Not all internships are available every semester. Some internship are paid, but this varies a great deal. To list a job or internship that is available with your company or organization, please contact Dr. Betsy Alderman by emailing Betsy-Alderman@utc.edu.

Non-profit public relations

  • American Cancer Society
  • American Hiking Society
  • American Junior Golf Association
  • Arts & Education Council
  • Bethlehem Community Center
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Camp Ozark
  • Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Chattanooga Area Food Bank
  • Chattanooga Cares
  • Chattanooga Hamilton County Bicentennial Library
  • Chattanooga Medical Society
  • Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority
  • Chattanooga Nature Center
  • Chattanooga Presents
  • Chattanooga Room in the Inn
  • Chattanooga Track Club
  • Creative Discovery Museum
  • Dallas Bay Baptist Church
  • Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity
  • Grow Chattanooga
  • Hamilton County Department of Education (HCDE)
  • Hope 808
  • Intern Match Chattanooga
  • Internship Opportunities
  • March for Dimes
  • Museum Center at 5 Points
  • Origin Church
  • Outdoor Chattanooga
  • P.A.W.S at UTC
  • Partnership for Families, Children,and Adults
  • Public Education Foundation (PEF)
  • Riverbend
  • Senator Bob Corker Internship
  • Senator Lamar Alexander Internship Program
  • Signal Centers
  • South Tree
  • Southeast Tennessee Tourism Association
  • Tennessee Department of Education
  • Tennessee Legislative Internship Program
  • Tennessee Valley Public Power
  • The First Tee Chattanooga
  • UT/TSU Horticulture Extension
  • YMCA Young Women's Leadership Academy

For profit Public Relations/Agencies/Advertising/Marketing

  • 3H Group Hotel
  • Advance Surgical Concepts,PLLC
  • Athlon Sports
  • Blissful Moments Wedding & Event Planning
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Tennessee
  • Burns Entertainment
  • CBL Properties
  • Chattanooga Convention Center and Visitors Bureau
  • Chattanooga Riverboat Co.
  • Chatty Crafty
  • Clear Channel Chattanooga
  • CMC Publication
  • Comcast
  • Crabtree Farms
  • Derryberry PR LLC
  • Foresight Management Development Co.
  • Jarrad Phillips Cate & Hancock, Inc.
  • The John Group
  • The Johnson Group
  • La Paz
  • La Quinta
  • Life Care Center of America
  • Logic Marketing
  • Metamorphosis Media
  • Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
  • Parkridge Health System
  • Propex
  • Pure Barre Studios Chattanooga
  • R & R Marketing
  • Ringgold Telephone Company
  • Soiree of Chattanooga
  • Southern Salvage Internship
  • Speech & Hearing Center
  • St. Barnabas Senior Living
  • The Buckle Inc.
  • The Sound Office
  • Trans Card
  • UNUM
  • US Express Inc.
  • Volkswagen
  • Walden Security
  • Waterhouse PR
  • Weather Channel

Writing Publication / Magazine

  • American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME)
  • Blue Ribbon College/Journal Communications
  • Chattanooga News Chronicle
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press
  • Detroit News
  • Dow News Fund
  • Gannett Development Program
  • Hamilton Herald Kickoff Publications Newsletter & Electronic Publisher Foundation (NEPF)
  • Nooga.Com
  • The Parent Magazine
  • The Pulse
  • The Tennessean
  • Thomas Nelson True
  • North Custom Publishing
  • USA Today Collegiate Correspondent Program

Broadcasting (Television and Radio and other production facilities)

Positions may be available in news, production, promotions and other areas 

  • ABC19 WKPT TV
  • Brewer Media Group
  • Deaton Flanigen Productions
  • FULL MEDIA
  • Hits 96 Radio
  • IRTS Summer Foundation
  • Precept Ministries International
  • RCTV-Comcast Channel 22 & Charter Channel 23
  • RCTV-Roswell City Tennessee Charter Channel 23
  • Scripps Networks 6
  • Strong Media
  • WGOW-AM-FM
  • Williams Web
  • WPLZ News Talk 95.3
  • WRCB-TV
  • WRXR/WUSY/WLND/WKXJ
  • WTCI-TV
  • WTVC-News Channel 9 -SBG

National & International Internships

Information about national and international internships programs can be found at UTC's International and National Exchange Programs.

Examples of internship opportunities in Washington, D.C. include

  • American Society of Magazine Editors
  • Fund for American Studies
  • Service members Legal Defense Network
  • Washington Center
  • Washington Center for Politics & Journalism (WCP & J)
  • Washington Internship Institute

NOTE: Are there others you'd like to explore? See the internship director. All internship placement must be approved by the internship director.

Other Internship & Job Resources

  • UTC Placement and Student Employment Center - Find job opportunities in the Chattanooga area.
  • ChattanoogaHasJobs.com - Find job opportunities in the Chattanooga area.
  • Times Free Press Job Center - Find job opportunities in the Chattanooga area.
  • EntertainmentCareers.net - Check out an up-to-date list of internships available in the entertainment industry at EntertainmentCareers.net. Many of the internships listed are with reputable companies. But be sure to check out the company first, especially if it says "confidential" or if its a company you have never heard of before.
  • AdAge.com - Ad Age, the leading trade publication for the advertising industry, provides classified listings for jobs in advertising.
  • AFF.org - American Advertising Federation Job Bank.
  • AD Week's Media Job Market - Job listings in the advertising industry.
  • BookJobs.com - Created by the Association of American Publishers, bookjobs.com provides you with an up-to-date list of internships and entry-level jobs in the publishing world. The site also provides you with background information on the industry.
  • JustTechJobs.com - Want a job in the Internet industry? Check out JustTechJobs.com's high tech job listings.
  • PRSA.org - Looking for jobs in public relations? The Public Relations Society of America (an industry group) provides listings of current jobs.
  • PRSSA.org - The Public Relations Student Society of America provides a useful job center for finding internships and jobs in public relations. You'll need to be a member of PRSSA to access the full features of the job center, but if you're not a member the site still provides links to other job resources.
  • VarietyCareers.com - Want to find a job in the entertainment industry (Film, TV, Radio, Music, and more)? Check out VarietyCareers.com and be sure to click on "Breaking In ...." found under Resources in the left hand menu.
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