Rep. Charlie Crist’s campaign needs interns and digital ambassadors

Congressman Charlie Crist’s reelection campaign is seeking interns and digital ambassadors! If you’re one of our supporters and have social media or a college student looking for communications experience, this is the role for you. The best part? You can be a part of this historic election by joining from your computer screen! For interested interns, please email a resume and 3 references to Amina Spahic at amina@charliecrist.com. For digital ambassadors, see the attached links and join our Tuesday zoom meetings at 6 pm!

Digital Ambassador Weekly Meeting (zoom) 

Sign up here: https://www.mobilize.us/cristforcongress/event/319055/

DIGITAL AMBASSADOR SIGN UP FORM: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1S2mkXx-phuAY8fukGfbLEQMJJNg8CjBbETd70lSfqGg/edit

Apply for Tampa Bay Times News Internships

If you have questions about internships, please contact internship co-director Karen Peterson at kpeterson@tampabay.com.

Here is the link to our application form. Deadline: Nov. 1, 5 p.m.

The details

Who should apply? Sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students on media/news tracks. Experience at a college publication is a plus. Top applicants have already completed at least one professional internship.

How do I apply? Click here. Where applicable, clips should be accessible (no paywalls), printable and legible.

What is the pay? Summer interns receive $500 for a 40-hour week. You will not be eligible to receive benefits.

Time frame? Internships run 10 weeks. Start and end dates are flexible, but typically begin in late May or early June.

What are the application deadlines? Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. Our internships are competitive so you would be smart to apply sooner.

Where are your jobs located? Interns are assigned to our St. Petersburg or Tampa newsrooms.

What do I need to do the job? You must have a laptop and a reliable, personal means of transportation. Mileage is reimbursed.

USF College of Public Health’s Office of Engagement needs a communications intern

Communications Academic Intern Job Description

 

Organizational summary

This position is located in the USF College of Public Health’s Office of Engagement and Constituent Relations (OECR), but will be fulfilled virtually until further notice. The team is primarily responsible for increasing awareness, strengthening affinity, and providing opportunities for engagement with the college. Specifically, the office includes four professional staff responsible for: alumni relations, communications, website, marketing, and videography. This person will report to the OECR’s writer (for writing duties) and the engagement officer (for social media duties).

 

Position summary

The communications intern works closely with members of the OECR communications team to help promote the COPH. The student will write/produce stories supporting the COPH mission—improve the public’s health through advancing discovery, learning, and service— and support social media campaigns. The intern may also assist in the occasional production of graphic design elements, still photography, and video in support of COPH, sometimes on short notice and with immediate deadlines. Ideal applicants should enjoy interviewing sources for story development, be a good writer, and be adept with social media. Additionally, the intern must have a warm customer-service demeanor, be receptive to constructive criticism during the editing process, be able to execute in a collaborative creative environment, work rapidly and with some independence.

 

Initially, the position is for the fall and spring semesters. The position may be renewed annually until the student graduates based on student performance.

 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Interview public health students, faculty, alumni, and staff and write stories for the college’s bi-weekly newsletter. Stories range from human interest to research to
  • Capture photos, video, and audio to enhance story development and social media
  • Liaison with COPH/USF Health social media staff to tweet about USF COPH news and
  • Support social media by creating content for stories and health awareness

 

Minimum qualifications

The student must be enrolled at USF.

 

Preferred qualifications

  • Major or minor in mass communications, journalism, or English
  • Experience reporting and writing for other publications, including student newspapers
  • Willingness to promote public health and help share the college’s story
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiar with USF Health and member colleges/schools
  • Photography and videography skills
  • Stellar customer-service attitude
  • Strong grasp of social media (Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook)

 

Customer-service performance expectations

Courteous and helpful behavior toward students, alumni, faculty, staff, coworkers, donors, and external customers; professional verbal and written communications; and, ensuring a timely and thorough response to complaints and/or critiques.

 

Application

Interested students should email engage@usf.edu and be sure to include the following:

  • Current resume
  • Cover letter addressing the interest in this position and how the student is uniquely qualified for it
  • Examples of non-academic writing (essays, blogs, published articles—human interest and research), photography, and/or videography skills. URLs are

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay seeks marketing/social media intern

Marketing/Social Media Internship

This internship can either be work-from-home or in-office based on input from the academic institution, the student, and the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay.

This internship provides a practical and meaningful experience by working closely with professionals in the Development and Marketing Department of a well-respected area non-profit agency. Students will have the ability to directly utilize their skills to help increase and enhance the organization’s awareness.  They will routinely assist with special projects that will expose them to the full-range of  programs and services offered by the Crisis Center.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Concept, create and schedule Crisis Center Facebook page posts on a daily basis
  • Concept, create and schedule Crisis Center Twitter posts on a regular basis
  • Utilize Hootsuite software program to schedule advance social media postings
  • Develop and cultivate content for other social media sites including LinkedIn and Pinterest
  • Assist with information postings on the Crisis Center’s website
  • Identify unique ways to promote and publicize the Crisis Center via social media
  • Writing blog posts or newsletter articles
  • Assisting with media coordination
  • Identify unique ways to promote/publicize the Crisis Center

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and writing samples to Ken Gibson at the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay (kgibson@crisiscenter.com / 813-969-4989)

Plant City Chamber needs intern

Plant City Chamber are seeking an intern to shadow our Community Relations Manager and Communications Coordinator, and to assist in serving the members and the community. The learning opportunities for the students are diverse.

The Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce is the leading organization for connecting the community to its businesses. Throughout the year we offer different networking, leadership and educational opportunities for our members. In addition, we produce several large community events to enhance the local quality of life and attract new faces to the Plant City area. We are seeking an intern who wants to gain public relations, marketing, communications and/or business experience. This internship includes a stipend. The student is expected to work from our office in downtown Plant City. Please inquire with Sophia Hyde for more details.

Contact Sophia Hyde: sophia@plantcity.org

 

BKN Creative seeks social media and marketing interns

BKN Creative is currently looking for passionate and talented interns to join our team! This is an opportunity for students to learn about the marketing industry while also having a hands on experience throughout the fall semester. If you think you would be a good fit and are interested in joining our team, send your resume and cover letter to: Katy@bkncreative.com

Available Positions (Unpaid/For Credit) :

𝙎𝙤𝙘𝙞𝙖𝙡 𝙈𝙚𝙙𝙞𝙖 𝙈𝙖𝙧𝙠𝙚𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙄𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙣

*Current enrollment in an undergraduate course for Marketing, Communications or similar field.* (for credit)

▸ Learn how to manage client’s social media accounts and help to create content.

▸ Help to brainstorm campaign ideas.

▸ Understand the importance of various social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

▸ Assist in analyzing analytics to gauge the success of brand awareness.

▸ Grasp the overall concept of multiple companies, including the brand, customer, product goals, and all other aspects of service.

▸ Engage with customers, clients, and target audiences.

▸ Provide suggestions to management for improving customer experience on social platforms and internal processes.

▸ Learn and become proficient on internal software systems.

▸ Support the marketing team in daily administrative tasks.

𝙈𝙖𝙧𝙠𝙚𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙄𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙣:

*Current enrollment in an undergraduate course for Marketing, Communications or similar field.* (for credit)

▸ Help collect quantitative and qualitative data from marketing campaigns.

▸ Assist in performing market analysis and research on competition.

▸ Support the marketing team in daily administrative tasks.

▸ Manage and update company databases and customer relationship management systems.

▸ Create a solid understanding of different marketing techniques.

▸ Passion for the marketing industry and its best practices.

▸ Assist in marketing and advertising promotional activities.

▸ Content creation experience is a plus, even if not professionally.

 

USF College of Public Health seeks intern

Communications Academic Intern Job Description

 

Organizational summary

This position is located in the USF College of Public Health’s Office of Engagement and Constituent Relations (OECR), but will be fulfilled virtually until further notice. The team is primarily responsible for increasing awareness, strengthening affinity, and providing opportunities for engagement with the college. Specifically, the office includes four professional staff responsible for: alumni relations, communications, website, marketing, and videography. This person will report to the OECR’s writer (for writing duties) and the engagement officer (for social media duties).

 

Position summary

The communications intern works closely with members of the OECR communications team to help promote the COPH. The student will write/produce stories supporting the COPH mission—improve the public’s health through advancing discovery, learning, and service— and support social media campaigns. The intern may also assist in the occasional production of graphic design elements, still photography, and video in support of COPH, sometimes on short notice and with immediate deadlines. Ideal applicants should enjoy interviewing sources for story development, be a

good writer, and be adept with social media. Additionally, the intern must have a warm customer-service demeanor, be receptive to constructive criticism during the editing process, be able to execute in a collaborative creative environment, work rapidly and with some independence.

 

Initially, the position is for the fall and spring semesters. The position may be renewed annually until the student graduates based on student performance.

 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Interview public health students, faculty, alumni, and staff and write stories for the college’s bi-weekly newsletter. Stories range from human interest to research to
  • Capture photos, video, and audio to enhance story development and social media
  • Liaison with COPH/USF Health social media staff to tweet about USF COPH news and
  • Support social media by creating content for stories and health awareness

 

Minimum qualifications

The student must be enrolled at USF.

 

Preferred qualifications

  • Major or minor in mass communications, journalism, or English
  • Experience reporting and writing for other publications, including student newspapers
  • Willingness to promote public health and help share the college’s story
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiar with USF Health and member colleges/schools
  • Photography and videography skills
  • Stellar customer-service attitude
  • Strong grasp of social media (Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook)

 

Customer-service performance expectations

Courteous and helpful behavior toward students, alumni, faculty, staff, coworkers, donors, and external customers; professional verbal and written communications; and, ensuring a timely and thorough response to complaints and/or critiques.

 

Application

Interested students should email engage@usf.edu and be sure to include the following:

  • Current resume
  • Cover letter addressing the interest in this position and how the student is uniquely qualified for it
  • Examples of non-academic writing (essays, blogs, published articles—human interest and research), photography, and/or videography skills. URLs are

Gulfport Gabber needs interns

The Gulfport Gabber is a community newspaper.

Duties include

  • rewriting press releases
  • doing man-on-the-street videos/features
  • taking photos along the beaches

Every intern will work under close supervision of our editor or our staff writer, and they will come out of this with clips and experience.

Hours per week: Minimum of 8: unpaid, but qualifies for internship credit for fall

Contact: Email your resume and cover letter to both:

Cathy Salustri Loper at cathy@thegabber.com

Shelly Wilson  at shelly@thegabber.com