Plant City Chamber seeks intern for summer and fall (stipend paid)


Communications and News Intern – USF Patel College of Global Sustainability (paid)

Apply by Monday, May 21

20 hours/week; $15 an hour

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Social Media:

-Update and maintain PCGS’s social media presence, including scheduling Facebook

-Create quality and attention-grabbing posts that will benefit PCGS students, community partners and potential donors

-Respond to all comments, messages and inquiries on media channels

-Create fliers, videos and interactive tools to help boost engagement

-Purchase posts, while managing the budget



-Assist in planning, writing and managing monthly newsletter

-Draft at least four news articles a month

-Delegate news stories to other team members

-Seek out interesting news stories relating to the college that interests the general public

-Draft, distribute and pitch news releases, media alerts and other stories

-Upload news stories to USF PCGS website



-Set up and break down PCGS hosted events

-Design fliers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing material for major events hosted by PCGS

-Organize and attend monthly marketing committee meeting, including preparing agenda and taking minutes

-Reach out to the community organizations, general public and donors with the message about PCGS

-Collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions and venues for marketing and communications


Student Development:

-Research jobs for potential graduate/graduated students in the student development program

-Send out various job opportunities, certifications, workshops and conferences to help the students enhance their resumes


Position Qualifications:

-Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space

-Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Marketing/Communications, Advertising, Journalism or Public Relations)

-Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications is a plus

-Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, Excel)

-Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop highly desired. Knowledge of HTML and graphic design a plus

-Be an effective communicator, both written and oral

-Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts

-Be self-motivated, possess good organizational skills, be detail-oriented, have the ability to prioritize, and be able to multitask and meet deadlines


Note: Other duties may been assigned as needed. Applicant may be required to work occasional evenings.

This position required a Level 1 criminal background check.

Send your resume and cover letter to Kelly Gaskell, assistant director of Patel College of Global Sustainability:








Matcon Construction Services needs marketing intern (paid)

Marketing Intern

This position is responsible for the management and execution of our social media and public relations communication strategy. You will be a key contributor to developing the company’s social media marketing strategy, including content and engagement strategies. The marketing intern is responsible for developing and executing digital initiatives, developing brand awareness, generating inbound traffic and assisting with press releases, public relation and taking pictures for our social media.



  • Support the marketing team
  • Assist in the creation of signage, mock-ups, email campaigns, and social media content
  • Create and maintain tracking reports of digital and traditional marketing efforts
  • Develop new social media campaigns, considering current and planned promotional activities.
  • Monitor social channels and respond to feedback, questions, and concerns
  • Assist in planning, hosting and staffing of trade shows
  • Provide administrative support to management when required
  • Assist in the creation of marketing packages and presentations for bids due.


  • Currently enrolled undergraduate student studying sales, marketing or communications
  • Strong work ethic
  • Experience with marketing computer software, online applications, VRM analytics and Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Extensive knowledge of business social media best practices and platforms
  • Data entry and computer skills a must
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Willingness to learn on the job and share experiences with other members of the team

Pay is commensurate with experience.

 Contact: Marynes Mateos at

Prime Protection seeks PR intern (stipend)

Prime Protection is looking for a motivated PR intern that wants to mix business with philanthropy.  We enjoy a relaxed atmosphere at the office but are very serious about accomplishing the goal of growing the company and giving back to the community.
We are open to hiring someone with a lot of creative ideas who wants to express themselves in a business culture that allows creativity.  The candidate will learn on the job and be responsible for finding and indexing press contacts in the media arena including radio, print, social and tv.
The candidate will also be our Philanthropy manager and get our office and team involved in the community by donating time/money.  This involves researching different charities and community events in depth.  Any cause that we donate time or money to will be drawn up as a press release and distributed to the appropriate channels.
Candidate will be responsible for having Prime Protection team up with local police and sheriffs offices and piggy back with their charities of choice.  There will be press releases and copy needed for our website and some articles for web distribution.  The office is located near USF ,and if candidate completes the hours to satisfaction, there may be an opportunity to join our team permanently.
Hours/Week:  Approximately 15+
120 hours minimum
$1000 Stipend upon completion of Internship
Prime Protection LLC was started to change the face of the Home Security Industry by integrating security with home automation and camera’s.  
We operate on the Golden Rule standard, “Do unto others, as you would want done unto you”. 
We are known as the ADT guys to the Realtors. This is because we are trusted to take great care of Realtors clients in this market.  
We partnered with ADT Security as they are the best at what they do, monitoring. 
Their facility is state of the art, customer service is unmatched and no other monitoring company is Department of Defense approved. 
They are trusted with monitoring the White House which lets you know, there is no other choice when it comes to protecting your home.
Karen LaFrance
Prime Protection
14460 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Tampa, FL 33613 

AARP seeks communications intern – paid

Click this link to apply:

Business Unit Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into ‘Real Possibilities’ by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name.  As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

Summary Statement

The Florida State Office of AARP is recruiting for a paid communications intern to support their team. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills while working for the largest social mission organization in the country.


As a Communications Intern with AARP, you will have the opportunity to:

Assist in executing state communications plans, preparing communications products, providing digital, social-media and graphics support to the Communications team and other internal clients, monitoring and maintaining web sites, and performing other communications-related functions as assigned by the Communications Manager;

Assist full-time staff with projects as assigned;

Perform miscellaneous office duties as assigned;


Interns must be currently enrolled in a degreed program at an accredited college or university; maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0; and be considered anundergraduate junior or senior.


To Apply for this Opportunity

  1. Click APPLY to complete the online application and submit a current resume in response to this posting;
  2. Attach a copy of your transcript detailing the number of accumulated credits and your current GPA (a minimum GPA of 3.0 is required);
  3. Be prepared to submit two letters of recommendation; which can be from a college or university professor or a manager who is familiar with your work (please note that we cannot complete the hiring process without these references)
  4. Be prepared to submit writing samples, if required for the position

Instructions for Uploading Your Documents

  1. Attach your resume as part of the online application
  2. Click the SUBMIT button at the end of the application
  4. Select the MY ACTIVITIES
  5. Select “Add Attachment” under the section labeled COVER LETTERS & ATTACHMENTS
  6. Select the Attachment Type and list the Attachment Title
  7. Select Upload your document
  8. Select Save
  9. If uploading multiple documents, repeat steps 5-8

Benefits Offered

Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.  AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Tampa International Airport seeks communications intern

Internship Summary:
The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority is offering a 16-week internship in Tampa International Airport’s Communications Department for one individual beginning Feb. 1, 2018.
 TPA’s Communications Intern will be exposed to the inner operations of the Communications team of America’s favorite Airport. In this role, the selected intern will create content for TPA’s social media platforms and internal newsletter, and will support the Communications team as needed with internal communication and external media relations. Specific responsibilities will include:
·         Writing content for social media, TPA’s internal newsletter and other platforms
·         Taking photos/video for all social media platforms
·         Interviewing passengers, tenants and employees
·         Curating TPA’s photo archives
·         Distributing newsletters
·         Other responsibilities as needed
Required Qualifications:
To be eligible, the applicant must be attending or have graduated from a college or university with a focus in Communications or a related field (journalism, marketing, public relations, etc.).
Desired Qualifications:
Fluent in Spanish, proficient with InDesign, video editing skills, highly engaged following on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms.
$12 an hour for a 20-hour week internship for a 4 month period with the ability to be extended based on business need.
About The Airport:
Tampa International Airport is the premier gateway to the treasures of Florida’s West Coast. Serving a metropolitan area of almost 3 million people and annually welcoming 19 million passengers, TPA provides access to the best beaches in the U.S., Florida’s ample tourism hotspots and one of the fastest-growing economies in the U.S. TPA currently offers more than 85 nonstop flights to destinations around the world including Frankfurt, Zurich, Panama City and London.
Globally recognized as one of the world’s best airports, Tampa International Airport has long prided itself for being laser-focused on the passenger experience and making every interaction personal. Travel + Leisure twice named TPA the second best U.S. airport based on reader polls. TPA is the only U.S. airport listed among the world’s ten most-loved airports by CNN Travel. The Airport is operated by the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority.
Application Process:
Please submit your cover letter, resume and work sample to 
Work Sample: Please provide copies of posts or pictures you feel best represents your social media presence. (disclaimer: the samples provided must be originally owned by the applicant and not a product of any other owner)
***** Important Notice *****
The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority is a public agency subject to Chapter 119 of Florida Statutes concerning public records.
E-mail messages are covered under such laws and thus subject to disclosure.  All e-mail sent and received is captured by our server and kept as a public record.

B2 Communications is seeking PR interns (paid)

College students and recent graduates looking to gain real-world public relations experience are encouraged to apply for B2 Communications’ public relations internship program. B2 is currently accepting applications for PR interns.

Each semester, two PR interns assist the B2 team with tasks such as drafting press releases, brainstorming media pitches, developing social media content, assisting with research, and preparing client reports.

In the past, our PR interns have worked on projects for clients such as Sunstar Paramedics, St. Petersburg Free Clinic, SPCA Tampa Bay, The Tampa Bay 100, Krewe of Sant’ Yago Knight Parade and others. Read about our former interns’ experiences in Fall 2017Summer 2017Summer 2016 and Spring 2016.

B2 interns are encouraged to attend PRSA and FPRA events to further their career development and network with other PR professionals. Previously, our PR interns had the opportunity to tour the Bay News 9 studio and learn insider tips on how to pitch a TV newsroom.

B2’s ideal candidate for the PR internship meets the following requirements:

– Completed some public relations or journalism classes
– Excellent writing and organizational skills
– Strong attention to detail
– Solid grasp of key computer applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Hootsuite, Instagram)
– Available to work a minimum of 16 hours per week, preferably two to three full days

PR interns are an integral part of the account team at B2 Communications. As a boutique agency, B2’s PR interns benefit from working closely with the staff and agency principals on client projects.

See below for a full job description and directions on how to apply.

B2 Communications Internship Opportunity

B2 Communications is seeking a motivated and ambitious public relations intern. B2 Communications moves quickly and efficiently, and requires its interns to complete high-quality work, juggle multiple tasks, follow through on projects and meet deadlines. B2 interns work closely with B2’s staff and principals, receiving coaching, guidance and help throughout the internship period.

Description of Common Internship Tasks:

– Support current projects involving writing, editing, researching and reporting
– Research relevant media contacts through Cision and other outlets
– Assist with writing media materials and other communication projects
– Compile databases of clients’ media placements and monthly reports using BurrellesLuce
– Reports directly to Account Coordinators and Account Executives with additional direction from Account Managers and Principals


– Must have excellent writing and organizational skills
– Must have strong attention to detail
– Must be a junior or senior, or a recent graduate, seeking a degree in public relations, journalism, communications, marketing or a related field
– Understanding of Cision and BurrellesLuce (or similar programs) a plus
– Involvement with PRSSA or PRSA preferred
– Must have solid grasp of key computer applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and social media

Time Commitment:

– Available for a minimum of 16 hours per week
– Preferably 2 to 3 full days per week


– $10 per hour
– Can apply toward credit, if university or college allows

To apply: Email your resume and a writing sample to Lenora Walters at