Learn public policy in the Fall 2017 Legislative Internship Program

PDFs:

LIP Brochure

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The USF Florida Institute of Government (FIOG) is seeking candidates for the Legislative Internship Program (LIP)  for Fall 2017.

This internship provides students with an opportunity to learn about the public policy issues facing Florida and to participate in the legislative process by interning in the offices of local, state, and federal elected officials.

LIP students work 9 hours per a week in the offices of federal, state, and local legislators or think tank/policy agencies. These offices are actively involved in Tampa Bay’s economic development, transportation, environmental protection, education, health, social welfare, and/or public finance. LIP students will be matched with an official or organization based on their interests. 

LIP students also participate in the LIP seminar to discuss their internship experiences, issues facing Tampa Bay, and the policy initiatives created to solve them. Students selected to participate in LIP will be awarded a $300 USF Alumni Association Scholarship.

DEADLINE: The application process is open until filled. 

Attached below is the LIP Brochure and Application. For more information and/or inquires please visit the USF School of Public Affairs website, http://spa.usf.edu/internships/public-policy/

Moffitt Cancer Center offers video production internship

Hours 

Flexible pending student schedule (anytime Mon-Fri from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with possible weekend shoots)

Goals

  1. Learn more about video production
    • Implementation of video archive
    • Assist Multimedia Producer with video production
      • Setup and breakdown of equipment
      • Coordination of video shoots
    • Gain experience using industry standard DSLR cameras in the production process of capturing interviews and general ENG practices
  2. Increase your understanding of multimedia integration using video
    • Collaborate with team members on video distribution opportunities for optimal viewership
    • Develop graphic design for video
  3. Develop editing and interview skills
    • Assist with editing video packages using Adobe CC
    • Learn story telling techniques
  4. Receive college credit if needed for internship
    • Compile ePortfolio of work

Experience

Community Relations

  • Support special events
  • Assist with interviews at events

 

Communications

  • Conduct interviews for patient and team member spotlights
  • Assist with coordination of video production for Moffitt 30th anniversary projects

 

Social Media

  • Assist with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
  • Review analytics and assist with reports

Required skills

  • Adobe CC
  • Microsoft Office

How to Apply

This unpaid internship is open to college students who are taking classes in video production. Prior internships are a plus, but not required. Please email your résumé, cover letter and video reel to: Lizette Robles

Community Relations and Digital Media Manager Moffitt Cancer Center Lizette.Robles@Moffitt.org

813-745-1413

Deadline April 14, 2017

Moffitt Cancer Center seeks PR intern

Do you love writing? Do you like to have fun? Do you want to join a creative, dynamic team that’s making a difference in the fight against cancer? If you answered yes, you may be the next intern in Public Relations & Strategic Communication Department at Moffitt Cancer Center.

 Work Responsibilities and Projects:

 Media

  • Draft basic public relations materials including, news releases, media alerts, fact
  • sheets, appeal letters, and other materials as directed
  • Meet with faculty to discuss and develop proactive pitching ideas
  • Create reports on media coverage
  • Send newsworthy items to appropriate Moffitt physicians, researchers, administrators and staff
  • Coordinate logistics for video and photo shoots
  • Compile and update media contact databases

Publications

  • Research and draft articles for Moffitt publications
  • Develop social media content to promote Moffitt publications

Digital Media

Community Relations

  • Assist with the promotion of community relations outreach and events
  • Support the development and execution of community relations events

Apply Now

This unpaid internship (approximately 20 hours per week) is open to college students. Applicants should have completed coursework in public relations, journalism and/or communications. Prior internships in public relations or journalism are a plus. Please email your résumé, cover letter and writing samples to:

 

Kim Polacek

Public Relations Account Coordinator Moffitt Cancer Center Kim.Polacek@Moffitt.org

813-745-7408

 

Deadline April 14, 2017

Hope Foundation for Recovery seeks marketing interns

Hope Foundation for Recovery

The foundation will provide valuable work experience and expand the selected individual’s professional network.   The experience will create value by expanding knowledge, produce real work experience, build resume’ and/or their portfolio, expand the individual’s professional network and make a difference in their community.  The position will be compensated on a stipend for part time.

Objective

The objective of the Hope Foundation for Recovery  is to change the conversation regarding addiction, and provide the necessary resources and services to those who are unable to access treatment due to lack of resources and knowledge of available services.

Networking

Interns will be able to make immediate connections with the board members and committees members of the foundation who were executives of multibillion dollar companies.  Interns will communicate and work with individuals who’s accolades include VP of Marketing at GlaxoSmithKline, Contributors to numerous Media and Entertainment outlets, including The Huffington Post, Discovery, HBO, Inc. Magazine, CNN, Fox News and VP Merchandising Executive at HSN.  Interns will also make new connections for the foundation as well as further the mission and vision.

Duties

  • Assist with development of creative concepts and marketing strategies for promoting the work of the Foundation and securing donations from past and first-time donors.
  • Coordinate with graphic design intern to translate create concepts into print, online, and other collateral materials.
  • Develop content for promotional materials including direct mail pieces, print and electronic newsletters, web site and social media stories, medial releases, and other materials as needed.
  • Assist with copyediting for the various promotional materials defined above.
  • Assist in daily other daily operations.

Positions ideally will be for 15 weeks.

Please email for all inquiries:

Derek Wolford

President

Hope Foundation For Recovery

Email:  Derek@cleanrecoverycenters.com

College Fashionista seeks interns

Style Guru Description:
Responsibilities of Style Gurus include writing one article per month, creating original social media content, and participating in online skill-building exercises. Students also have the opportunity to work on brand campaigns and be featured on the homepage of CollegeFashionista.com. The position is entirely online, and runs from the week of May 22, 2017 to August 18, 2017. Students must own or have access to a camera for the duration of the position (DSLR cameras preferred). Advanced editorial and social media internships are also available to students who decide to continue the program for more than one semester.

 

We are looking for outgoing students who want to expand their writing portfolio and contribute to a growing digital media company. If you are enthusiastic about the fashion industry and social media and want to be a part of a community of like-minded influencers, please apply by May 1, 2017 at www.collegefashionista.com/apply

OASIS seeks public relations intern

OASIS: Outreach Assisting Students in Schools

OASIS Network is a grass-roots non-profit organization dedicated to supporting underprivileged students in Hillsborough County.  A network of Hillsborough County residents, schools, churches, foundations, corporations and charitable clubs work together with OASIS to provide clothing, shoes, hygiene items and other basic necessities to help the students succeed in school.  OASIS has partnered with the office of school social workers and the school district to identify students lacking basic necessities, select the items to meet the needs, and deliver to the student – free of charge!

Duties of the intern will include:

  • Work with Executive Director and other OASIS staff members to assist with fundraising, producing events, analyzing strategic plans
  • Create social media posts and assist with volunteer outreach
  • Assist with planning and implementation of community donation events
  • Fulfill various marketing, fundraising and event planning responsibilities – including research donor prospects and granting organizations, attend strategic meetings, help to plan benefits, distribute marketing materials
  • Produce various communication tools – e-mails, newsletters, community presentations
  • Assist with community outreach, including building relationships with professionals, updating the client information and referral database, and presentations within the community.

 

Skills required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • (Preferably) a Junior or Senior student
  • Social Media savvy
  • Good organization skills
  • Commitment to Non-Profits and purpose
  • Ability to work independently
  • Positive attitude
  • Dependable and punctual team player.

 

This internship is unpaid, but may be available for class credit.

 If you are interested, please send your resume to Ginger Bean at oasisnewtampa@aol.com.