Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

Marketing & Public Relations Internship Fall 2021

The City of Starkville Parks and Recreation Department is looking for an energetic and self-motivated marketing intern to assist the marketing department in advertising and promotional efforts, as well as special events. If you’re an ambitious individual who wants to build a career in social media, web and content marketing, and special events management then we want to work with you. 

Your work will include monitoring social platforms and the Parks and Recreation website, coordinating with community recreation and athletic departments to promote internal and external programming, and assisting in the planning and promotion of upcoming special events including The City of Starkville’s annual Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Event. The chosen candidate will report directly to the Parks and Recreation Marketing Manager and Parks and Recreation Director.


In addition to being an excellent communicator, the candidate should have excellent multitasking and organizational abilities. The chosen candidate should have the ability to work independently, take initiative, and prioritize his/her workload.  The successful candidate will also have an in-depth knowledge of marketing techniques and social media platforms. Experience with photography, web design, graphic design, and event planning are recommended.


Enrollment in Course 4053 is a prerequisite for application.  

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