USF Health Development & Alumni Relations seeks communications/marketing and donor relations interns

The USF Health Development and Alumni Relations office works to engage our community and inspire investment that will advance the future of health. We provide fundraising support for the colleges of medicine, nursing, public health and pharmacy, as well as USF Health institutes and the clinical practice. We develop and execute programs that cultivate increasingly rich relationships with USF Health alumni and donors through events, communications, stewardship, and personal outreach.

Communications & Marketing Intern

This semester-long internship is designed for students who have demonstrated their communication skills through classroom and volunteer experience and are ready to build their portfolios in a professional environment. Working within the communications team, interns need to be able to take direction, work independently and collaboratively, ask questions for clarification when necessary, and remain open to constructive feedback to take your skills to the next level. Attire is business casual when in the office (collared shirts and no jeans/shorts) and business professional for events or meetings with leadership. Our office is located on the north side of Fletcher Ave. near Magnolia Ave., so parking is free and always available. We appreciate that your education takes priority, so we will work around your class and exam schedule as needed. Beyond your direct responsibilities, you will be invited to project meetings to observe how communication plans are developed and implemented.


  • Write profiles of alumni, scholarship recipients, faculty chair/professorship holders, and articles about donor-funded programs and research at USF Health
  • Assist in the creation of content for blogs, e-mail campaigns, online promotions, etc.
  • Contribute to social media content and scheduling for USF Health alumni Facebook pages and fundraising priorities to be amplified by other USF System communicators
  • Create multimedia content including videos and infographics for digital outreach
  • Assist with alumni and stewardship events including setup, check-in, photography and breakdown


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Junior, senior or graduate student seeking a degree in public relations, advertising, marketing, communications or a related field
  • Graphic design or video/photography skills a plus
  • Creative self-starter with initiative to learn software and identify emerging communication trends

Compensation: $10/hour for 10-20 hours per week.

To apply: Send cover letter, résumé and work samples to Davina Y. Gould, APR, Director of Communications and Marketing, Development and Alumni Relations,

Donor Relations Intern

This position focuses on assisting the Stewardship Officer in communicating appreciation to USF Health donors for the important impact their giving has on student success, research and patient care. Interns will facilitate the gift acknowledgment process, drafting executive letters for large gifts and tracking completion and distribution. Interns should be able to take direction, work independently, and ask questions for clarification when necessary. Attire is business casual when in the office (collared shirts and no jeans/shorts) and business professional for events or meetings with leadership. Our office is located on the north side of Fletcher Ave. near Magnolia Ave., so parking is free and always available. We appreciate that your education takes priority, so we will work around your class and exam schedule as needed.


  • Research, compile and develop personalized communications to inform donors about the impact of their philanthropy to USF Health
  • Interview USF Health student scholarship recipients, past and present, and write articles that show how donor-funded scholarships helped them achieve their professional and personal goals
  • Assist with stewardship events and experiences including planning, execution and follow-up
  • Compose, distribute and track donor acknowledgment letters and thank-you notes
  • Support student thank-you efforts and other stewardship activities


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented
  • Junior, senior or graduate student seeking a degree in communications, journalism, English or a related field

Compensation: $10/hour for 10-20 hours per week.

To apply: Send cover letter, résumé and work samples to Davina Y. Gould, APR, Director of Communications and Marketing, Development and Alumni Relations,


College of Education seeks social media assistant and communications student assistant (paid)

These positions are listed on the USF Careers website: 
Both positions pay $10 an hour and will be for about 10-20 hours per week. 

USF Athletics seeks communication intern

Athletic Communications Intern, University of South Florida

The University of South Florida Department of Athletics Communications is hiring undergraduate students for internships for class credit and work study positions. Athletic communications is an exciting industry where students will have the opportunity to learn public relations and media relations skills in the sporting industry from industry professionals.

Job Duties

At sporting events:

  • Attend sporting events such as football, basketball, soccer, volleyball, baseball, softball games and tennis matches and perform communications duties in the working press box or press area.
  • Media relations at sporting events including but not limited to running stats at sporting events, setting up press box, distributing statistical information and game notes, assisting media with minor requests
  • Statistical help including but not limited to spotting and inputting game plays and details
  • Content creation for social media including but not limited to taking photos and posting to USF Athletics social media accounts. This usually is an activity students enjoy and consider a privilege.

In the office:

  • Write press releases or assist with press releases about sporting events, news related to sporting teams, events, ticket sales, or other information regarding the athletic department.
  • Assist with media guides, this includes placing photos, writing copy, laying out text and photos for publication.
  • Graphic design work including creating game day programs, social media graphics, social media design and ideas, etc.
  • Create basic documents such as rosters, schedules, student athlete bios, game programs, etc.


Communications is a broad field, and depending on the student’s interests and talents, additional duties may be decided on between the student and the supervisor. For example, if a student had a special interest in photography, videography, graphic design, social media strategy or traditional public relations, the student may be presented opportunities to work in these capacities. Other duties as assigned.



  • Student at USF.
  • Prefer students pursuing a degree in communications, public relations, advertising, journalism, marketing, business, photography, graphic design, or other external relations degree. Strongly preferred but not a requirement.
  • Ability to work 5-15 hours per week. Office hours are flexible around your class schedule.
  • Prefer knowledge of AP Style, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Microsoft word and excel softwares.


While these duties may seem basic in nature, the industry of college athletics is fast paced with many deadlines, and many people are required to execute the production of sporting events at a high level, and create fun and enjoyable learning environments for students interested in pursuing a profession in college athletics. Students may also enjoy meals at sporting events where a meal is provided, and necessary USF apparel congruent with working events.


Interested students should email Lorie Garnett, assistant director of communications, at, a copy of their resume, and the following information: full name, year in school, major, and why you are interested in the position. If you are qualified for work study, or wish to enroll in class credit, please indicate in the email. Students to apply by August 24 will be given priority consideration. Selected students will be invited to interview.

BullsVision seeks interns

BullsVision is looking for driven interns looking to get their start in the sports broadcasting world. An internship with us is one of the best ways to learn how to shoot, edit and produce sports content and live events. 
The experience you’ll get from your time with us will set you up to be ahead in any broadcast courses you may take and more importantly, give you the skills you need to succeed upon graduation. 
Here’s a brief FAQ on our department:
What is BullsVision?
We are the video production team of USF Athletics located in the Lee Roy Selmon Athletic Center.
What do you do? 
  • Produce live sporting events in several on-campus sports venues and in Raymond James Stadium. We shoot the event with in-house cameras that are wired for videoboards as well as our own state-of-the-art cameras for creative content. 
  • Create a wide-ranging amount of video content about our teams made for social media. This can range from hype pieces for many programs, workout videos, feature-length stories, game day recaps and more. 
What do you use to edit?
All of our content is made using the Adobe suite installed on different workstations in our office. 
What do you shoot with?
We’ve recently bought a lot of fun gear. On game days, our creative cameras can be a Sony FS7, Sony FS5, Sony A7Sii, and two Canon EOS 6Ds with a wide range of lenses. We also have a small army of Panasonic P2HD cameras, both big and small. 
I don’t know how to shoot or edit, can I still become an intern? 
YES. Learning is what an internship is about, right? We’ll teach you the fundamentals of editing and shooting and with enough repetition, you’ll become a veteran. 
What would my workload be as an intern?
We work with your class and work schedule to be flexible and ensure you’re not overloaded with events but enough to see you on a regular basis. The most important thing to know is there are plenty of weekend games over the course of a semester. Sports is a ton of fun to work but it’s not a 9 to 5 job! While we can be very flexible with scheduling, reliability and dependability are things we really value, so we can plan knowing you’ll be somewhere when scheduled.
Can I do on-camera work? 
We focus on the production side of sports, not the on-air side. However, we are happy to provide editorial and technical feedback on any on-air work you create on your time. 
Do I need to know about sports?
No, but it’s encouraged that you come in with some knowledge if possible. 
Can I do this for credit?
Yes, we accept 1, 2, or 3-credit internships with mandatory hours depending on how many credits you choose. Speak to Wendy Whitt for more information about the deadline to submit a form for credit. 
Darn, I’m reading this after the start of a semester and can’t do it for credit. Am I out of luck?
No! We accept volunteers at any point in the semester and encourage you to drop by to get your feet wet. 
Can I do this for only one semester?
No, we highly encourage you to return semester over semester, either as a volunteer or for credit. It helps build a rapport between you and our team, we trust you with our gear, assign you bigger projects and above all, you get much better at the craft.
OK, this FAQ was decent but I have some follow up questions. Whom do I contact?
Reach out to Eddy Almaguer at and he’ll answer as many questions as you have. 

USF Health and Wellness needs a digital storyteller – paid

Digital Storyteller: Student Video/Photographer

USF Health and Wellness is looking for an experienced digital storyteller to create media content (video, photo, and animation) for Health and Wellness promotional campaigns and services. We also need top-notch, professional photos from events and activities.

Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Able to work 10-15 hours per week
  • Has taken courses in photography, videography, digital media, etc.
  • Or has prior experience
  • Proficient in Premier and Lightroom
  • Interested in (or has ability in) After Effects and Audacity
  • Dependable, curious, creative, and eager to learn*
  • Able to find interview subjects, write scripts, and create graphics
  • Assist in technical aspects, live streaming, equipment expertise, etc.
  • Develop storyboards to inform the creative process


Preference is given to a student with experience who can  stay in the position for 2 years. This is a paid position of $9.50 per hour.

Please send resume to Chris Haywood at as soon as possible.

Christine Haywood, MA

Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications

Health and Wellness, USF