Plant City Chamber seeks interns (pays a stipend)

The Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce is seeking two interns who want to gain experience in public relations, event planning, marketing, communications and/or business.

The internship pays a $1,200 stipend. The student is expected to work from the office in downtown Plant City. Hours are flexible and include regular business hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) plus some special event hours.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to Sophia Hyde, community relations manager, Sophia@PlantCity.org

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Jane Castor for Mayor Campaign seeks interns

SPRING 2019 FELLOWSHIP & INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
The race to be the next Mayor of the City of Tampa is underway! The Jane Castor for Mayor campaign is looking to add dedicated college and high school students to the team who are dedicated to electing an experienced public servant to lead
our city.
If you are interested in becoming involved in local politics or see how campaigns work, this opportunity will be a great experience! With a team of professionals to learn from, Fellows and Interns will gain experience on a highly competitive
race that can help prepare them for 2020!
Given the nature of campaigns, responsibilities will vary based upon current needs but the program will attempt to personalize experiences based on interests and current objectives. Possible opportunities include:
Finance Department: Donor research, preparing mailings, updating donor database, completing research projects, and attending and staffing fundraising events.
Field/Political Department: Performing targeted voter contact, such as canvassing and phone banking; attending community events such as debates, forums, town halls, and rallies; recruiting and managing volunteers; updating
voter contact database, including cutting targeted lists and uploads; and assisting with cutting calls and walk lists.
Communications/Digital Department: Assisting with the execution of the communications and digital strategy, including media monitoring, content creation and curation, and data analysis.
Beyond assisting specific departments, all Fellows will be responsible for helping out in the office and should be prepared
to accomplish specified voter contact goals weekly.
Upon completion of the program, participants should possess a greater understanding of how campaigns operate and how the following areas impact campaigns:
o Political Fundraising
o Volunteer Recruitment and Coordination
o Voter Targeting and Outreach
o Data Collection and Integrity
o Team Building
o Event Organizing
Candidates for this position must be comfortable interacting with strangers in a variety of environments, including on the phone, at events, or while canvassing door-to-door. We are looking for individuals who demonstrate superb
communications skills, are friendly, outgoing and approachable, are flexible and adaptable, and are fast learners with the technology.
Desired commitment is 10-15 hours per week, including some weekends and evenings, for Interns; 15-20 hours per week for Fellows. The program will start in early January and run through either the March 5 General Election or April 23
Runoff, depending upon results.
If interested, please send a resume and a brief note indicating your interest with “Campaign Intern” to Joshua Howerton,
Campaign Coordinator (Joshua@JoshuaHowerton.com). Hiring will occur on a rolling basis.
Please note that this internship is unpaid. However, we intend to offer you the opportunity to learn skills that will be
helpful across many fields. Please check with your advisors and school for college credit.
For more information on Jane Castor, please visit: https://www.janeformayor.com/.
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Rainmaker Music Management needs social media/communication intern

Social Media and Communication Intern 20 hours per week

Rainmaker Music Management is an artist management team located in Tampa, FL. We’re currently seeking creative students to help with all things social media. You’ll get to learn about the music industry along with gaining practical experience in marketing, communication, social media, and influencing. Don’t be surprised if you get to join the office at live performances and even meet some of our incredible clients.

Learn to apply the skills and concepts discussed in your coursework to better perform both in our office and in your academic lives. This may even turn into a paid position once your internship is completed.

Qualifications – Dedicated to working at least 20 hours a week – Ability to show history of work related to marketing, communication, and social media – Meet deadlines – Strong written and verbal skills – Communicate respectfully with team members and celebrity clients – Experience in Photoshop and other editing software a plus – Love of music and an existing social media following a plus

To inquire about this opportunity please contact Jillian Brooks at Jill@Rainmakermanagement.net

Please include your resume and any professional or academic recommendations

JDRF seeks special events intern

Internship Description: JDRF’s Tampa Bay Chapter produces a JDRF One Walk
in April and fall Gala plus several Outreach events. Summer and fall months are
spent assisting the Chapter’s Development Coordinators with auction procurement,
communications and coordination of the event in addition to planning, coordinating
and marketing the Walk. To support these efforts JDRF also produces recruiting and
training events for audiences ranging from 40 to 500 people. These events include a
Progress to Type None Event, and a Corporate Recruitment event for the walk.

The Special Events Intern will work closely with the Development Coordinators to
prepare for and help execute these events. The Intern will be expected to provide
administrative support, work with volunteers on various projects, and provide onsite
coordination for special events. Efforts will be made to include Interns at
planning meetings, company team meetings and on event site visits.

This is a great opportunity to gain fundraising and event management experience with one of the nation’s largest non-profits. In addition to the Walk and Gala, our office also
coordinates community educational outreach events, and fundraising events such as
golf tournaments and a bike ride event. All event proceeds support research to find
a cure for diabetes. Each intern will be supervised and mentored by JDRF’s
Development Coordinators. JDRF will be happy to provide an evaluation and letter
of recommendation/reference at the end of your internship.
Qualification/Skills: JDRF is seeking a responsible, organized intern with a passion
for learning and making a difference. Candidates must have strong writing skills and
a comfort level with Microsoft Word and Excel. The start and end dates of the
internship are open for discussion, as well as the number of hours per week.

This is a non-paid internship; credit hours for school are available. JDRF is willing to work with you to develop an internship that suits both JDRF and your needs!
To apply please contact Carole Brennan at cbrennan@jdrf or call 727-344-2873

Three internship opportunities with WUSF – apply today

  1.  The WUSF/USF Zimmerman School Digital internship – We are looking for 3-5 students who MUST be Zimmerman School majors  This is the ‘entry-level’ position.      https://goo.gl/STr3dm

2.       The Nobel News internship – We are looking for 1 experienced student from any school. This is the paid position, so they must apply through the Careers@USF system and look for WUSF or job #18965.
https://www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/student-employment/browse-job-openings.aspx

3.       The WUSF Radio News internship – We are looking for 1 experienced student from any school. This is an unpaid position with similar duties to #2. We’re encouraging people who are interested in the Nobel to ALSO apply for this job as well. We have to advertise them separately because of university regulations.                 https://goo.gl/qx44E3

Muma College of Business needs interns

                                                                                                                                                             The USF Muma College of Business Dean’s Office is seeking interns for the spring 2019 semester.  With registration around the corner, now is the time to apply as we prefer students earn course credit through the Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications.

We may be biased, but we think this is one of the best internship experiences for PR, journalism or advertising students.

  • You will be part of a team but you will direct yourself when it comes to your parts of a project.
  • You will get to put skills you have now into play while you learn new ones – such as how to send email blasts, how to pull and decipher metrics used to evaluate PR efforts, and how to implement special events.
  • You will be able to contribute ideas while working on some established projects that prior interns have already launched and made successful (so you don’t have to reinvent the wheel).

 

 

ABOUT THE COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP AT USF MUMA COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

The communications interns work in the USF Muma College of Business Dean’s Office, serving as a regular team member for the 3.5-person staff who handle the business school’s newsletter, special events, marketing, and public relations projects – along with a million other things.

 

Interns typically work a minimum of 10 hours per week (24 hours per week for those seeking three credit hours – which we prefer!).  Work hours vary but are typically during the 8:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. time frame, though some projects can be done at the intern’s home, after hours, on the sofa, while watching American Horror Story.

 

Specific projects are assigned once the full internship team has been brought on board each semester.  For the spring semester, our busiest semester, we would ideally have 1-2 marketing students and 1-2 mass communications majors join us.  Because we now have a video wall in the college, it would be terrific to have at least one telecommunications student on the team, too.

 

Some examples of projects that the spring interns handle:

  • Help plan an event featuring a nationally known speaker as we kick off the Thought Leaders Series. Tasks will range from clerical (we all stuff nametags) to bigger picture (how to promote the event on social media to day-of-event tasks (yes, interns will staff the check in table, help set up, and help clean up after the event).  Interns may assist with the creation of supplemental materials (handouts, imagery for event signage, scripting).  All will be done under the supervision of college staff.
  • Create a promotional campaign for the 25 Under 25 program targeting current USF business majors – and implementing the campaign in order to get a minimum of 125 applications. This means interns will make presentations to fraternities and sororities on the weekend, visit larger classes to promote the program, etc.  Interns will create flyers, post banners, send out email blasts – and do whatever other ideas are included on the intern-created promotional plan.
  • Plan and implement the recognition event for the 25 Under 25 program, which is typically held at Busch Gardens. Interns help write the script and completely handle set up and most of the logistics for the special event.
  • Once the 25 honorees for the 25 Under 25 campaign have been selected, write at least seven of the 25 bios for the students and schedule photo shoots, video shoots, etc. Interns help with a social media campaign to garner votes for the “most remarkable” honoree, aiming for 30,000+ pageviews for the profiles (the most important part of the project).  Interns update display cases to showcase the newly selected honorees.  Interns with videography skills may be invited to shoot the videos for the project.
  • Reach out to prior honorees to update the “where are they now” pages and, using InDesign, produce the 25 Under 25 booklets. This means making a LOT of phone calls and sending out lots of emails.
  • We have a video wall in the college now; interns with experience producing videos will have an opportunity to contribute content and help manage the wall. This would be a terrific opportunity for telecommunications students!
  • There are several smaller special events that interns will help with: an open house for the Bulls Business Community to help recruit top performing high schoolers (interns help with the direct mail and email efforts, as well as the actual event).  Other events might include the Intercollegiate Case Competition or graduation receptions.
  • Write at least three stories for the college’s general newsletter and/or the website.
  • Other duties as assigned, likely “one-off” projects where intern will handle HTML email blasts, design/distribute event invitations, help plan Executive Advisory Council meetings, or help proofread scripts and printed collaterals for lots of events.

 

WHAT YOU GET FROM THIS INTERNSHIP

This is an unpaid internship but that doesn’t mean you walk away empty-handed.  We guarantee that our interns leave with valuable new skills that will help them land a job. We work (almost) as hard as the interns to make sure that you have portfolio items and metrics that you can use to showcase how your work impacted project results.

 

Because we are located in the Dean’s Office, students selected for this opportunity have many opportunities to build their network and to meet influential business and community leaders.

 

Other bonuses: attire is (most days) business casual (no jeans, no shorts).  The office is near the Dean’s Office kitchen, where all the leftover food from lunch meetings seems to head – meaning interns frequently enjoy free lunch! Few internships will work around your class schedule more than this one will.  You won’t have to worry about driving downtown or paying for parking because we are located on campus, in BSN 201.

 

 

WHO DO WE WANT AND HOW DO YOU APPLY?

We want interns who like being part of a team.  We prefer interns who are juniors or seniors (but will consider sophomores who are go-getters!).  We like interns who have a sense of humor (but know when it is time to be serious and just get the work done). Our favorite interns have been those who asked for direction on a project and then did it – coming back to ask questions or to clarify things but not waiting to be told exactly what to do and when.

 

We are not micromanagers.  Our office is noisy and is often crowded.  Our “to do” list never ends.  Seriously.  Ask any prior intern.

 

We share this because we believe that our interns should know a few things coming in:

  • If you like a quiet, orderly workspace, this might not be the internship for you.
  • If you always tackle Step A, then Step B, and would never-ever move on to Step C while you are waiting for elements needed to finish the first two parts, then this internship is probably not for you.
  • If you want someone to tell you exactly what to do when you arrive in the morning and to have your tasks for the day all lined up before you arrive, then you probably would not enjoy this opportunity.

 

However, if you relish being able to take big chunks of a project and make it your own, then this this might be the perfect internship for you.  If you like contributing ideas that might make a project more successful (or run more smoothly), then this could be a great fit. If you are comfortable multi-tasking but you know when you have to plow through dreaded chores because the deadline is looming, this could be the internship you dream about landing.  If you like to write (and know that editors make your writing better) then this is the internship for you!

 

To apply:  send a well-written cover letter and résumé to Lorie Briggs, lbriggs@usf.edu.  Résumés submitted without cover letters are rarely considered.

 

Applications will be accepted until December 3 for internships that begin in January.

 

Applying early is to your advantage:  candidates who apply early will be interviewed early (meaning the slots could be full if you wait until December to apply).

 

 

USF College of Arts & Sciences needs interns

CAS is looking for its next communications/technology, events, development, and marketing interns!

The USF College of Arts and Sciences Communication, Community, and Global Engagement Office is looking for creative students who are passionate about USF and the College of Arts and Sciences, and who want to make a lasting contribution to the college through: establishing effective communications and marketing initiatives, carrying out successful college events, and enhancing the college’s presence on our website and social media. If you thrive in a fast-pace environment, love learning new things, and are ready to apply your classroom knowledge to the real world, then we encourage you to apply.

We are accepting internship applications for Spring 2019. To apply, simply fill out the application form, provide a cover letter and résumé, and submit at least two writing samples, and/or design samples, or describe past events you have organized, or provide the URL to websites you have created. Send all materials to:

Lauren Taylor
USF College of Arts and Sciences
4202 E. Fowler Ave., CPR 107
Tampa, FL 33620

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Responsibilities: Assist the communication, community, and global engagement office with:

  • Marketing efforts by writing press releases and feature stories, blogging, creating video messages, tweeting, and studying Facebook trends;
  • Technology work such as writing content for the website, archiving photos, and editing;
  • Participating in the organization, coordination, and logistical support for events;
  • Assist our development staff with outreach to alumni and donors, learn how to “brand” yourself, and network with college stakeholders.

Hours: 10-20 per week
Credit: Yes, subject to department approval
Pay: No, but you can enjoy free cake at the office birthday parties (Who doesn’t love cake?)

Apply Now!