Seeking aspiring marketers, promoters, photogs, writers, media artists, and party goers!

Open Minds Only

Are you looking for hands on professional experience in marketing and event planning?

The Näkturnal Internship Program provides experience in Integrative Marketing, Viral PR, Event Planning, Search Engine Optimization, Blogging, and Promotions.  We are dedicated to educating and empowering young women and men to make their dreams come true.  We have been working with local universities since 2005, so you can receive credit for your internship.

At Näkturnal, we offer four different types of internships in the departments listed below. Every intern though, will get an opportunity to work in each when applicable.


Event Planning

Näkturnal provides event planning and event marketing opportunities for a variety of companies.  We have planned everything from charity events, fashions shows, and concerts, to art openings and community events.  We also focus on sponsorship acquisition which is a fundamental part of funding for certain events. Currently we are producing a bi-monthly artist showcase, that every intern will participate in planning and executing.


Our general marketing department focuses on our integrative and online marketing services. Learn the valuable skill of search engine optimization, the future of online marketing, as well as viral pr, blogging etiquette, and the process of link building. These services are also great for improving your writings skills.  Online marketing also includes, social networking strategies and  web site development and maintenance. Our marketing department also works on traditional PR, media relations, and media buying.


Do you love Pittsburgh, art, and music? Each semester we will hire 3 writing interns to write for NakYouOut.  You must be a Journalism or English Writing major, with some writing coursework already completed. 50% of your time will be spent creating original content for the site, in addition to assisting with site maintenance. Writing internship applicants must submit a writing sample along with their resume and cover letter for consideration.

Graphic Design

Traditionally we work with our affiliates and local freelancers for graphic design.  If you are a senior studying graphic design, interning with us is a great way to get hands on experience and build your portfolio.  When available we can align you with professionals in the industry to get more insight into your craft. Graphic design interns need to already have the appropriate software on their own computers.



  • An outgoing personality
  • Consistent follow through
  • Available at least 12-15 hours per week
  • All interns must have their own laptop to work from while at the office
  • Knowledge of Pittsburgh arts and culture a plus

Spring Semester begins the first week of January and runs through the end of April.  You must work at least 12 hours per week for a total of at least 200 hours.

Summer Semester begins the first week of May and runs through the end of August.  You must work at least 15 hours per week for a total of at least 240 hours.

Fall Semester begins the last week of August and runs through the end of December. You must work at least 12 hours per week for a total of at least 200 hours.

We prefer you work with your adviser to do the internship for credit.

The application period for each semester begins two months before the semester you are applying for. To apply email your resume and cover letter to

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