2019 Internship Openings

  1. Company name and website: The Zimmerman Agency, http://www.zimmerman.com/
  • Term: Spring 2019, with the option to extend
  • Number of positions available: 8
  • General explanation of what each intern would do: Assist account teams with crafting pitches, press releases, researching industry trends, uncovering media, etc.
  • Minimum time requirement: 15 – 20 hours per week
  • Remote or onsite work: must work from The Zimmerman Agency
  • Compensation: non-paid position but can provide letters for class credit
  • Any special requirements or requests: Seeking individuals with strong writing skills, knowledge of AP style, organized, quick learner, willingness to work in a fast paced environment
  • To apply: Those interested should send their resume to Ashleigh Dellinger at adellinger@zimmerman.com

 

  1. Company name and website: The Florida Commission on Offender Review, http://www.fcor.state.fl.us/
  • Term: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Number of positions available: 1
  • General explanation of what each intern would do: Responsibilities will include creating media packets for various events, compiling news clips, drafting articles for agency newsletters and reports, proofreading, and accepting administrative tasks, as needed.
  • Minimum time requirement: 10-15 hours a week
  • Remote or onsite work: Onsite
  • Compensation: unpaid internship for credit only
  • Any special requirements or requests: Background check must be completed; College student studying communications, writing, or public relations; Exceptional writing skills; An eye for detail; An interest in criminal justice is preferred, but not required.
  • To apply: Please email resume and a writing sample to Kelly Corder at kellycorder@fcor.state.fl.us.

 

  1. Company name and website: BowStern, http://www.bowstern.com/
  • Term: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Number of positions available: 3-5
  • General explanation of what each intern would do: Writing brochures, press releases, and eblasts; Curating content and responses for social media clients; Researching target audiences and preparing data for presentations; Conducting outreach and garnering partnership opportunities
  • Minimum time requirement: 20 hours per week
  • Remote or onsite work: Onsite
  • Compensation: course credit and/or $500 stipend
  • Any special requirements or requests: Students who are strong writers, critical thinkers and hard workers
  • To apply: Emailing your resume to internships@bowstern.com.

 

  1. Company name and website: RB Oppenheim Associates, http://www.rboa.com/
  • Term: Spring, Summer
  • Number of positions available: 3-4
  • General explanation of what each intern would do: Our PR coordinators assist with tasks such as social media management, writing press materials, developing media lists, conducting research and email marketing.
  • Minimum time requirement: RBOA requires 20 hours per week, but is very flexible with schedules as we understand and appreciate other responsibilities such as school or work.
  • Remote or onsite work: We prefer interns to work at the RBOA office, as they miss out on the day-to-day learning experiences when working remotely.
  • Compensation: $250/month stipend
  • Any special requirements or requests: We generally look for juniors or seniors, but will gladly accept resumes from underclassmen. We prefer students with strong writing skills and some PR/marketing experience. We ask for writing samples before scheduling an interview.
  • To apply: Email resume and PR sample to Jessie Johnson, jjohnson@rboa.com by Nov. 30

 

  1. Company name and website: RB Oppenheim Associates, http://www.rboa.com/
  • Term: Spring, Summer
  • Number of positions available: 3-4
  • General explanation of what each intern would do: Our digital coordinators assist our chief digital officer with various tasks such as graphic design, website development, digital advertising, etc.
  • Minimum time requirement: RBOA requires 20 hours per week, but is very flexible with schedules as we understand and appreciate other responsibilities such as school or work.
  • Remote or onsite work: We prefer interns to work at the RBOA office, as they miss out on the day-to-day learning experiences when working remotely.
  • Compensation: $250/month stipend
  • Any special requirements or requests: We generally look for juniors or seniors, but will gladly accept resumes from underclassmen. We prefer students with strong writing skills and some PR/marketing experience. We ask for graphic design samples before scheduling an interview.
  • To apply: Email resume and PR sample to Jessie Johnson, jjohnson@rboa.com by Nov. 30

 

  1. Company name and website: The Children’s Campaign (TCC), www.iamforkids.org
  • Term: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Number of positions available: 2-3
  • General explanation of what each intern would do: nterns/Apprentices on the The Apprenticeship Center’s Communications team receive hands-on experience working for both The Children’s Campaign and Voices for Florida, two of Florida’s leading nonprofit organizations.  Communication interns/apprentices play a key role in social media management, graphic design, event planning, and the development of collateral materials to increase public awareness of issues facing Florida’s children (including sex trafficking), Apprentices also support resource development initiatives for both TCC and VFF.. True to The Apprenticeship Center’s tagline of “ready to work, ready to lead, ready to serve”, all apprentices receive an opportunity to lead at least one project and participate in various civic engagement activities.
  • Minimum time requirement: 10 hours per week, etc.
  • Remote or onsite work:  Apprentices are required to work 15-20 hours/week onsite for a minimum of two semesters, but can stay additional semesters if it is mutually beneficial..
  • Compensation: All Apprenticeships begin unpaid. However, there is some opportunity for apprentices who excel to be promoted to a leadership position in TAC the second semester.  Leadership positions come with a stipend of $2000 or $3000 depending on the extent of the apprentice’s demonstrated leadership potential.
  • To apply: We request that apprentices apply by sending an email to  resumes@iamforkids.org that includes their graduation date, their preferred start date (spring, summer, or fall semester), and confirmation that they are willing to commit to working 15-20 hours a week for a minimum of two semesters.  Applicants should attach their resume, and two writing samples, typically papers written for a class.. Graphic design experience is always a plus, but not required, and applicants with graphic design experience should also attach 3-4 graphic design samples or provide a link to an online portfolio.

 

  1. Company name and website: Audubon Florida, www.FL.Audubon.org
  • Term: Spring, Summer
  • Number of positions available: 1-2
  • General explanation of what each intern would do: Support Audubon’s conservation mission through social media management, editing and writing support, website management, sending emails to our members/supporters, digital fundraising, media engagement, and other communications support activities based on interest.
  • Minimum time requirement: 10-15 hours per week
  • Remote or onsite work: Onsite
  • Compensation: unpaid
  • Any special requirements or requests: This opportunity will throw interns right into the mix of Florida’s top conservation organization with a fast-paced communications shop working hard to encourage conservation, promote Audubon research, raise money to support the organization, support good legislation, attack bad legislation, etc.
  • To apply: Send writing sample, resume, and brief cover note to Sean Cooley, CAPM, scooley@audubon.org

 

  1. Company name and website: The Tallahassee Adventure Club, https://tallahasseeadventureclub.com/
  • Term: spring & summer
  • Number of positions available: 2-3
  • General explanation of what each intern would do: help and assist with writing press releases, social media posts, general volunteering, taking pictures, editing Facebook ads, and joining us on all of our expeditions locally.
  • Minimum time requirement: 10 hours/week
  • Remote or onsite work: primarily remote
  • Compensation: no compensation
  • Any special requirements or requests: open-minded to trying new things and being a part of something bigger than themselves.
  • To apply: Email resume, cover letter and writing sample to Jeremy Rogers, jb_rogers84@yahoo.com

 

  1. Company name and website: Sachs Media Group, http://sachsmedia.com/
  • Term: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Number of positions available: 6
  • General explanation of what each intern would do: Our interns are involved in a number of different tasks every day, but most interns will be writing, reading the news, and pitching reporters every day. Our interns are constantly writing – this includes writing press releases, op-eds, talking points, pitches, media advisories, copy for design materials including ads and anything else that may come our way. Interns are frequently tasked with pulling media lists with reporters’ contact information and pitching those reporters after materials have been distributed. There are a number of other projects that PR/Public Affairs interns are involved in such as participating in all-staff brainstorms, attending committee meetings, sitting on client meetings/calls, creating social media content creation, and maintaining client websites.
  • Minimum time requirement: 15-20 hours per week
  • Remote or onsite work: On site
  • Compensation: We offer both for-stipend and paid internships.
  • Any special requirements or requests: very strong writers with good attitudes!
  • To apply: Send resume, cover letter, writing sample to Shelby Boyd, shelby@sachsmedia.com

 

  1. Company name and website: Big Bend Homeless Coalition / REfire, http://www.bigbendhc.org/
  • Term: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Number of positions available: 1
  • General explanation of what each intern would do: Manage social media communication; thank donors, share program info, etc. The key is timely recognition of all partners and volunteers.
  • Minimum time requirement: 10 hours per week
  • Remote or onsite work: Combination
  • Compensation: $1,000 per semester
  • Any special requirements or requests: Candidates should be comfortable with social media platforms, hard workers, and willing to respect privacy and dignity of clients on campus
  • To apply: Send resume, cover letter and writing sample to Sylvia Smith, ssmith@bigbendhc.org

 

  1. Company name and website: Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, https://www.tmh.org/
  • Term: Spring
  • Number of positions available: 1
  • General explanation of what each intern would do: At Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare’s (TMH) Marketing & Communications Department, we
    are a team of active, engaged strategists looking to further educate the Big Bend on the life-saving services TMH has to offer. From securing media coverage and engaging with our social media followers, to writing web copy and developing advertising campaigns, we balance all public relations, marketing and communications for the organization. We want your help – our team is on the hunt for interns who have the drive and determination to make a difference for our community.
  • Minimum time requirement: at least 10 hours a week
  • Remote or onsite work: Onsite
  • Compensation: none
  • Any special requirements or requests: Majoring in Communications, PR, Marketing or like field; Adaptable, dependable and driven
  • To apply: Send resume and cover letter to PR@TMH.ORG with the subject “Marketing and Communications Internship” by Dec. 8

 

  1. Company name and website: Leon County Humane Society, http://www.lchs.info/
  • Term: spring & summer
  • Number of positions available: 1
  • General explanation of what each intern would do: social media account management, graphic design, video creation and editing, e-newsletter creation, copywriting/blog updates, marketing.
  • Minimum time requirement: 10-20 hours/week
  • Remote or onsite work: ~4 hours onsite work
  • Compensation: no compensation
  • Any special requirements or requests: must be a self-starter with writing samples. Video editing skills a bonus.
  • To apply: Email resume, cover letter and writing sample to April Rider, arider@lchs.info

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