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Communication
Internship coordinator, Lynne Farber at farberl@fiu.edu

Communication Arts
Internship coordinator, Maria Ines Marino at mmari006@fiu.edu

Internship Program: Opportunities

School of Communication + Journalism students are encouraged to sign up and explore Handshake for the next step in their internships! Handshake is FIU Career and Talent Development Department’s database of jobs, internships and career-related events and opportunities.

Benefits of Handshake

  • Search jobs and internships posted for FIU students
  • Participate in mock interviews and web-based practice interviews
  • Meet and network at employer info sessions and “meet and greets”
  • Upload your resume online
  • Set up job search agents
  • Submit resume to employers
  • Participate in on campus interviews
  • 24/7 access to all of our employment resources

ATTENTION STUDENTS: Be sure to plan ahead for your Spring 2018 internship. Email your internship coordinator if you have questions- Do NOT wait until the last minute!

Before you apply to any positions, take advantage of the many FIU resources that can help make your resume and cover letter stand out.
-FIU Career and Talent Development offers resume revising during their open hours.
-FIU Career and Talent Development also hosts a number of workshops in resume writing, cover letter writing, LinkedIn branding, and many more.

AVAILABLE INTERNSHIPS
The Ship 11/22/17

Ole Communications – Part Time Receptionist
Ole Communications is an international multi-media company and founding partner of the HBO Latin America Group (a joint venture with Time Warner), A+E Networks Latin America (a joint venture with A+E Networks) and E! Entertainment Latin America. Duties and Responsibilities: Answers all incoming calls and directs them to the appropriate person, greet visitors to our facility, provides clerical and administrative assistance to office services and human resources, notify employees of all packages received and awaiting pick up, keep log of parking garage validations, update Company telephone list
Requirements: Bilingual (English/Spanish), 1 – 2 years of fast paced office experience, experience with answering a busy phone system, excellent appearance and phone etiquette with a clear speaking voice, strong communication and people skills, basic to intermediate Word, Excel, and Outlook. Contact Ana Lopez alopez@olecom.com for more information

Dream in Green – Digital Marketing and Communications Intern
The Digital Marketing and Communications intern will conduct an analysis of Dream in Green’s current digital marketing efforts, develop goals, a strategic plan and be responsible for the implementation of the strategic plan over the course of a 4 – 6 month internship period. He/she will provide recommendations to the Executive Director on how to enhance the organization’s engagement and digital marketing tactics to build brand awareness and fundraising results and utilize analytics tools. He/she will be responsible for the growth of our digital engagement and branding over the course of the internship period. The intern may also assist with other duties as assigned. Deadline to apply: December 8. Visit http://dreamingreen.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Digital-Marketing-and-Communications-Intern-1.pdf for more information.

IRTS SUMMER FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM (June 3 – August 4, 2018 – New York City)
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 3, 2017 midnight EST
 
Link: http://irtsfoundation.org/college-programs/summer-fellowship/
Link to Application: https://webportalapp.com/appform/2018irtsfellowshipapp
Expense-Paid Internships at companies throughout the media and advertising industry. Includes travel, housing, living allowance, industry orientation, internship placement, and mentoring! Open to current juniors, seniors, and graduate students of all majors. The IRTS Summer Fellowship Program has had a key role in launching the careers of top professionals in the media business for more than 45 years. Often referred to as a “media boot camp,” this highly selective program teaches a talented group of up-and-coming communicators the realities of the business world through an all-expense-paid internship in New York City, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice.  Participants emerge from this program with a strong understanding of our entire business, along with carefully honed skills in career planning, resume writing, and interviewing. Fellows are then able to reinforce or redefine specific career goals before starting a career within the media industry.

IRTS BROADCAST SALES ASSOCIATE PROGRAM (June 3 – August 4, 2018 – New York City)
DEADLINE: JANUARY 16, 2018 midnight EST
Link: 
http://irtsfoundation.org/college-programs/broadcast-sales-associate-program/
Link to Application: 
https://webportalapp.com/appform/login/irtsbroadcastsales
Travel, housing, and allowance included in this prestigious sales training program. Held in tandem with the IRTS Summer Fellowship Program, the Broadcast Sales Associate Program is a diversity initiative designed to give graduating seniors a jumpstart on the television management track.

Art Curation with Artfinder Developer
Artfinder, a London-based e-commerce art gallery (that recently moved into the MBUS neighborhood) is looking to pay someone who knows software engineering to build a very simple web application for a collaboration they are doing with the Susquehanna Art Museum in Pennsylvania. The project should take about two weeks and the student will be credited for this work.  The Art Museum has a ‘moving museum’ that tours around the state with artwork to teach children.  Artfinder is working with the museum to implement a program that enables children/ students to browse works on a tablet or computer screen, select 3-5 works and have them project on the wall–as if they were ‘curating’ their own exhibition. The idea involves designing an app in a computer that can work offline and houses a library of around 1000 images which can be filtered by color, medium, artist, etc. Artfinder will provide all the data needed to create this project and would provide the specs. Please note that you must already have experience with software design.  If you have questions or are interested in this paid opportunity, please email Angela Roldan, Business Development Director for Artfinder at: angela.roldan@artfinder.com.

WPLG Digital Sales Specialist
WPLG has an immediate need for, preferably an Advertising/Digital Media senior or alum, that is passionate about the digital space and is able to innovate, multi-task, problem-solve and navigate the digital landscape. The position details are already posted on Handshake #951155 and qualified resumes should be emailed to aprice@wplg.com.

CONCEPTUAL COMMUNICATIONS – MARKETING INTERN
We need an extra pair of hands to help back up our social media, marketing and public relations efforts. If you are willing to work in a fast pace environment, learn a lot and even teach us a thing or two, we would be interested in meeting with you! Skills: Proficient in social media properties (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Snapchat, Periscope), Research and compile creative materials including photos and videos, Media contact research and list building. Seeking a BA/BS in a discipline related to public relations, journalism or communications. Candidates must be self-starters with a passion for branding, marketing, social media and PR, enjoy working in a collaborative environment, be well-organized and exhibit sound judgment, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize deadlines. Learn more at: http://prbroward.com/2017/06/conceptual-communications-marketing-intern-job-description/

Sun Sentinel – Summer Internship
South Florida’s largest daily newspaper, winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for Public Service. We offer seven paid internships for the summer of 2018. This is an intensive, 11-week program, from early June to mid-August, which offers hands-on experience and training in a dynamic newsroom setting. Responsibilities: Interns are paid biweekly and will get to do reporting and write stories, shoot and edit photo and video, design for print and digital, and engage in social media. They will work closely with reporters, visual journalists and editors, who will also serve as their mentors. We place our interns throughout the newsroom: Metro, sports, features, business, design, video-photo, audience development-digital, El Sentinel (Spanish weekly).  We allow for cross-training among departments. Deadline: Jan. 1 Location: Fort Lauderdale and Deerfield Beach Pay: $8.10/hr, 40 hours a weekLearn more at: https://careers-tronc.icims.com/jobs/47460/intern/job?mobile=false&width=1105&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

Pearson Campus Ambassador Program
As a Pearson Campus Ambassador, you can: Build valuable business and career skills like problem-solving, public speaking, and communication, Expand your professional network, by working side-by-side with faculty, Pearson staff, and others, Express your passion for providing a student voice and helping your peers, Have your work published via social media outlets, internal newsletters, and even Pearson products, In exchange for your time, you are provided training and professional development, leadership and management opportunities, and are paid an hourly wage. Learn more at: https://www.pearson.com/us/higher-education/customers/students/get-involved/campus-ambassador-program.html

Global DC Careers Transformation Contest
If you want a career where you can make the world a better place, this is the contest for you! We’re looking for undergraduate students
who want to see first-hand how various federal government agencies and nonprofit organizations do a world of good through diplomacy and international development.
To enter, all you need to do is submit a creative, original work
of art (a poem, painting, sculpture, photo, essay, etc.) that tells the story of an international or intercultural experience that changed you. Selected students will participate in a guided trip to visit federal agencies and nonprofit organizations during the week between Spring and Summer 2018. Deadline: January 19, 2018. Learn more at: https://goglobal.fiu.edu/transformation/

SCJ Global Strategic Communications – Communications Intern
The School of Communication + Journalism is seeking communication interns for the Spring 2018 semester. The intern will be responsible for supporting day-to-day communication tasks specifically related to the Global Strategic Communications master’s program – including managing social media content, marketing deliverables, traffic projects and assist in other communication areas as needed.   The position is unpaid, 20 hours/week with the ability to split time between MMC, BBC and remote worksites. To be considered, email resume and letter of interest to Heather Bermudez.BOLD Agency at FIU – Sprint 2018 Semester Applicants
Don’t watch. DO. Bold is a student-run and faculty-managed communications agency at FIU’s School of Communication + Journalism. We specialize in providing our clients with innovative strategic communications. Learn how to create effective communications campaigns! Through hands-on workshops, youll develop design and PR writing skills, think creatively, and build real clients’ brands. BOLD is accepting applications for the Spring 2018 semester. Contact Heather Bermudez for more info: hradi@fiu.edu.

FIU Incubator – Intern
The FIU Incubator with Ratcliffe is looking for 2-3 student interns for Spring 2017 to help with social media, website design, promotional materials, and writing. This is a great opportunity for any students interested in the arts and business. The student will have to commit to 12-15 hours a week and will work alongside a graphic design to create work samples for a future portfolio. Student must be a good writer and be able to commute to BBC. FIU’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) has partnered with The Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation Inc., to create an incubator aimed at giving FIU art and design students the tools and support needed to turn their ideas into profitable businesses. CARTA will open the Ratcliffe Arts + Design Incubator at FIU at the university’s Biscayne Bay Campus in North Miami. It will be among the most innovative arts entrepreneurship spaces to be housed at a public university in South Florida. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to dportela@fiu.edu.

Gulfstream Media Group – Editorial Internship
Gulfstream Media Group which publishes Gold Coast, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Life, The Palm Beacher, Jupiter Magazine and Stuart Magazine. We are looking for spring interns to help with editorial operations on the print and digital sides of the magazines. Primary Duties Include: fact-checking and research, pitching and writing stories for the magazine and websites, and contributing to social media. Deadline to Apply: December 20. Duration: Three months; January-Mid April. Hours: 15-20/week. Link to Editorial Internship: http://www.fortlauderdaledaily.com/editorial-internships
To Apply: Send Resume, Cover Letter, and three writing clips to alyssa@gulfstreammediagroup.com

2018 Politico Journalism Institute – 2018 Summer Session
POLITICO Journalism Institute (PJI), an educational initiative focused on supporting diversity in Washington newsrooms. The intensive 10-day program, which is designed for college students, will be held May 29 to June 9, 2018, with hands-on training for up to 12 university students interested in covering government and politics. Learn more and apply at: http://www.politico.com/pji

EMBRAER Foundation – NonProfit Management Intern
Embraer, the third largest aircraft manufacturer has an immediate opening for NonProfit Management Intern to work with senior management in the North American Corporate Headquarters. This opportunity is for college credit and will assist the charitable foundations division of Embraer. Contribute to Embraer Foundation’s activities as expressed in its bylaw, as well as support communication strategy internally and externally. Research companies and foundations with a connection to Brazil and with an interest in education. Assist in the brainstorming process for fundraising and volunteering events. Assist in coordinating social projects, as well as analyze, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate results. Prospect projects for the entrepreneurship pillar.
Assist with nonprofit administrative task as required. For more information, contact Brenna D´Angelo / bdangelo@embraer.com.

MURAP Summer Fellowship
The Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP) is a paid summer fellowship designed for college juniors and seniors from colleges and universities in the U.S. The program seeks to foster the entrance of talented students from diverse backgrounds into PhD programs in the humanities, social sciences, or fine arts. In completing the statement of research interests that is part of the application, students must demonstrate clearly their interest in and suitability for the program given MURAP’s mission and selection criteria. For more information about the program, the applicable fields of interest, and to learn how to apply please visit MURAP’s website http://murap.unc.edu/. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Mimi Gordor, Program Coordinator, at murap@unc.edu.

Film Production Internship, Omniboat, Miami, FL
This is a film and tv production-focused internship — duties would include helping around the office, location scouting, assisting producers, and working on set and in the actual throws of production. The film is comprised of twelve shorts, shot by twelve of the best new independent directors. This would give students the valuable opportunity to work with not just one, but twelve production teams and directing styles. We strive to include our interns as much as possible in the creative and educational process of filmmaking.
We ask that interns commit to 2-3 days a week in the production office, with opportunities available to be on set as students are willing and able. This is an unpaid internship, but we are able to cover meals and gas. We are happy to help this internship qualify for school credit. Interested students can email omniboatfilm@gmail.com with their resumes and any questions.

Creative/Graphic/Digital Design intern, THR33FOLD, Miami, FL
THR33FOLD is looking for an enthusiastic intern with a passion for design to assist the creative department in all visual needs of current clientele. The individual will work closely with the team on client work, so attention to detail is an absolute must. He/she must be able to take direction well, have strong communication skills, must be willing to work hard, and must not be afraid to ask questions.
The ideal candidate will possess strong skills and experience in graphic design (for print and digital), the Adobe Creative Suite, social media and website design. Experience or interest in photography, videography, or copywriting is a plus. Internships are unpaid for the first three months. Stellar interns that knock our socks off with their application may qualify to skip this three-month period and start as a paid intern. Learn More at : http://thr33fold.com/careers2/#creativegraphic-design-intern

DeepSleep Studio – Social Media/PR Intern
Formed in 2001, DeepSleep Studio is a multi-disciplinary graphic design and digital communications studio with over 15 years of experience working closely with local, national and international clients. Intern will assist in executing social media strategies, developing content, building audience engagement, and collaborating with team to create content. Writing experience preferred, no agency experience required, looking for an intern who is willing to learn in a collaborative environment with other creatives. 16-24 hours/week. Contact Alexandra Beck at beck@deepsleepstudio.com

Carma Connected – PR & Marketing Intern
Intern Application Criteria: currently enrolled in an undergraduate program, 3.0 GPA or above, reliable transportation and able to assist with events, reside in Miami or surrounding areas, ability to receive school credit is highly preferred but not mandatory.
Interns at Carma Connected will utilize the semester to apply current knowledge, skills and studies to a work environment. As an intern, the student will shadow Junior Account Executives, Account Executives and Account Directors to ensure interns are submersed into the industry and learn the day-to-day work of a professional publicist. They will be given tasks that will require use of current skills and learnings including researching new publications and pitch opportunities, compiling publicity reports and event recaps, assisting with events and writing press materials such as media alerts and press releases. The internship program is meant to provide students and recent graduates with the experience they need to be strong candidates for entry-level positions. Contact Mandy Arraiz to learn more at mandy@carmaconnected.com.

The Washington Center – Various Journalism, Media & Communications Internships
The Washington Center serves students in most academic majors with interests in a wide variety of fields. These include the government, nonprofit and business arenas as well as many others that may partially overlap with them—the worlds of media and communications, science and technology, law and criminal justice, and international affairs. Let us know your interests and goals and we’ll find you substantive and exciting internship options.
TWC internships give you the chance to work almost full time, allowing you to feel like a member of the staff at your office. You may assist attorneys during a trial, evaluate capital markets, help in radio or television production or attend congressional hearings. You could be conducting research, advocating policy positions, writing a business plan or developing websites and databases. The possibilities are endless. Learn more at:  http://www.twc.edu/Internships/Washington%2C%20D.C.%20Program/internship-experience

Ole Communications – Media Analyst Intern
Ole Communications is an international multi-media company and founding partner of the HBO Latin America Group (a joint venture with Time Warner), A+E Networks Latin America (a joint venture with A+E Networks) and E! Entertainment Latin America. Ideal Applicants Key Interests: Entertainment Media and its evolving nature given new technology and uses, social or digital media on a personal and industry level, content creation and content analysis. Desired Skills: fluent in English and either Spanish or Portuguese, excellent writing and communication skills, proficient in Microsoft Office, analytical background a plus, strong organizational skills.
Responsibilities include: monitoring performance metrics for social media and digital media, conducting research using analytics tools across various media channels, compiling information in an organized manner, creating presentations and presenting findings to management. For more information, contact Luis Cisneros lcisneros@olecom.com.

Project Ateles- External Communications Planner
This project is physically sited in the Redlands and is adjacent to Monkey Jungle and its affiliate the Dumond Conservancy– a not-for-profit scientific organization.  Ateles is an outgrowth of the Dumond Conservancy (DC) and seeks to carry forward the DC’s scientific mission of studying and improving the welfare of non-human primates and the tropical forest ecosystems on which they depend.
Responsibilities Include: Graphics; website design; social media structure.  We need help planning how to reach and mobilize students, community groups, and donors. Need social media savvy and proficiency in Photoshop. Wordpress experience a plus.  Ideal intern would be a responsible graduate student in the North Miami area willing to drive to Hollywood for meetings, and who would be able to work remotely with little supervision.  Must love monkeys! For more information: contact Audrey Siu audrey.siu@dumondconservancy.net.

Infinite Herbs & Specialties – Communication & Marketing Intern
Infinite Herbs is an organization founded on the freshness! Our state of the art farms and packaging facilities produce some if the finest produce some of the finest produce in the market. Infinite Herbs and Specialties US owned farms are located in Florida, California and other US States abroad Colombia and  Mexico. Intern must be able to handle data base, social media, press, preparation of sale sheets of various products in power point, trade show presentations and management company photos in web based album such as Photobucket. Skills Need it: Writing quantitative, computer literate, professionalism and maturity. Approximate 20 hours (Flexible). Deadline Nov30th, 2017. For more information contact: Silvia Salazar: ssalazar@infiniteherbs.com.