Plant City Chamber needs a communications intern

We 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.

Sophia Hyde

Community Relations Manager




EPC seeks summer interns – marketing

EPC now accepting applications for Summer 2019

The Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County (EPC) is accepting applications for our Internship Program. The EPC is a local government agency established to protect the environment and natural resources of Hillsborough County. We have multiple regulatory programs (air, waste, water, and wetlands) and environmental monitoring and restoration programs.


The EPC hosts and mentors interns mainly in the fields of biology, law, GIS, engineering, chemistry, information technologies (MIS), environmental sciences, and marketing. Opportunities exist for experience in our lab and/or in the field learning about natural resource protection, permitting, compliance assistance, and community outreach.


EPC internships are unpaid; however the opportunity to work side-by-side with environmental professionals can be invaluable. Please encourage your students to visit our website,, and our social media outlets on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to learn more about the EPC.


Contact: Allanna Glusica

Senior Public Relations Strategist

Health care company needs PR intern

Physician Partners of America, 550 N. Reo Street in Tampa, is a fast-growing national healthcare company that manages a wide range of medical practices. These include interventional pain management, minimally invasive spinal procedures, orthopedics, psychology, personal injury, Workers’ Compensation.

The marketing department at PPOA in Tampa is seeking a USF student with a strong writing background (having completed at least one reporting class) in public relations, communications, marketing.

Position is unpaid but promises good portfolio-building opportunities.

The intern would work in the Marketing Department.

If interested, please contact Cindy Cockburn, PR consultant,  at

Radio show needs intern to screen callers

A local radio show that focuses on Tampa Bay politics needs a screener.
-Answering phone, making sure person has a pertinent question to the subject discussed, getting name of person and letting the interviewers know.
-Monitor callers.
The live radio show will stream on Facebook Live.
For more information, email Mary Geraci at

Assistant Content Editor Job

The Assistant Content Editor is responsible for reviewing and editing all incoming programming content, ensuring compliance with ION’s Standards (content decency and technical), as well as with FCC regulations and guidelines in order to maintain consistent brand images for ION Life and Qubo networks.


  • View all incoming series episodes and movie content to ensure they meet ION Standards and FCC broadcast regulations and guidelines.
  • View Programming Content and note editing requirements such as removal of FCC indecency violations in Avid for editors.
  • View screeners of movies with non-exclusive editing rights.
  • View content for Qubo network to ensure appropriateness for children.
  • View all programming for technical problems and communicate pass or rejection to appropriate staff.
  • View live programming and use On Air sensor to protect ION against any potential FCC indecency violations.
  • Edit Content for Digital Networks as assigned.
  • Assist in formatting Qubo Video On Demand programming.
  • If necessary, conform SAP to content as needed.
  • Handle closed captioning for the networks.
  • Required to assist and be on call 24/7.


  • Bachelors’ degree, Mass Communication/Broadcasting preferred.
  • Experience in a broadcast network environment preferred.
  • Understanding of FCC indecency guidelines.
  • Experience with non-linear editing, Avid Media Composer a plus.
  • Proficiency in reading and understanding Tektronix scopes in relation to acceptable Broadcast Video/Gamut and Audio loudness levels.
  • Ability to learn new software and systems and adapt quickly.
  • Ability to understand and articulate highly technical concepts and requirements to a variety of audiences.
  • Extremely detail-oriented, organized and thorough.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Power Point required.

Click link to apply:


Ed Turanchik for Mayor Campaign seeks interns

The race to be the next Mayor of the City of Tampa is underway! The Ed Turanchik 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.
Ed is a transit and environmental activist, as well as a former chair of the Hillsborough County Commission. He has spent his life fighting for our community and the civil rights of everyday Americans. His priorities include building a revolutionary transit system, providing greater access to affordable housing, creating
an innovation economy that supports startups and entrepreneurs, and improving the quality of education in our public schools and universities.
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!
Upon completion of the program, participants should possess a greater understanding of how campaigns operate and how the following areas impact campaigns:
– Political Fundraising
– Voter Targeting and Outreach
– Data Collection and Integration
– Event Planning
– Volunteer Recruitment and Coordination
Given the nature of campaigns, responsibilities will vary based on 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.
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 you are interested in applying please contact