Internship opportunities for JMS students

Bradenton Marauders Baseball Writing Internship Available

Job Description

  • Serve as beat writer covering the Bradenton Marauders, Class A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • Attend 1-2 home games at team’s LECOM Park during weeks in which the team has 1-2 home games – travel to nearby away games is optional but NOT required.
  • File a weekly notebook summarizing happenings, results, statistics, etc. of the club.
  • Provide a weekly 5-10 minute soundbyte for inclusion in a weekly Minor League Podcast. This would be comprised of quotes, interviews, filed audio reports, etc.  (will assist in production)
  • Special in-detph features and interviews as directed (player interviews, coach interviews/feature stories, etc)
  • 2-3 in-depth podcast appearances over the course of the season (done remotely)

Revenue Sharing

  • PBD offers a revenue sharing program based on production and unique pageview performance.
  • To qualify, a writer must post a minimum of FIVE pieces per calendar month.
  • Once the minimum is reached, writers are eligible for a $25 payout.
  • Payouts are made one month after end of current month to allow for accurate reporting. (For example, John Doe meets all requirements for payout in January. On February 28, his statistics for January are finalized, and payout is given March 1)


Jason Rollison
Sports Columnist,
PODCAST: The Pirates Breakdown Podcast

St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) Seeks Public Relations Intern

The airport is seeking an unpaid intern interested in assisting the Airport Public Relations Director. St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) is a commercial service airport serving over 1.8 million passengers in 2016, primarily visitors to the Tampa Bay area.   Commercial, General Aviation, Military and Cargo operations are based at PIE.

Airport Public Relations responsibilities include: Public Relations and Communications, Media Relations, Website and Social Media, Special Events & Promotions, Community Relations, Educational Tours with schools and community groups, Customer Service/Tourism Information management, Volunteer Airport Ambassador management, etc.

The internship is flexible in both schedule and assignments based on availability, interests and skills.

College Students majoring in the fields of Public Relations, Media & Communications, Hospitality, Business Marketing, English, and Education may be interested in an internship opportunity at the airport. All interested students may apply, regardless of major, by submitting cover letter and resume.

Highly Desired skills: Excellent communication skills, written and oral; social media knowledge and application; initiative, independence, and organization.

Additional skills in Graphic Design, Photography, and Video may be included in projects if student is skilled and interested.

For More Information, Contact Airport Coordinator:

Michele Routh, Public Relations Director
St. Pete- Clearwater International Airport
14700- Terminal Blvd. Suite 221
Clearwater, FL 33762 || 727-453-7879

WUSF News Seeking Paid Summer Intern

WUSF is looking for a college student who loves news and is also a student of the spoken word, of the way words sound on the air, and who has a passion for bringing news to the public radio audience. The Stephen Noble intern would work closely with the WUSF News Director and the station’s team of seasoned reporters to not only learn how to report, write and produce stories, in a way that’s different from other for-profit news organizations. The intern will be assigned stories that matter to millions of Tampa Bay area residents, learn how to how to gather sound, and create a news story that informs and sings on the airwaves, online and on social media. If you are currently a student who has excellent communication skills and a thirst for how to stand out in the crowd of reporters, WUSF would love to hear from you.

For more information and to apply, visit this link.

GenFKD Video Journalism Fellowship Available

GenFKD, a 501(c)(3) funded by a founder of Home Depot, is looking for on-campus video journalists to contribute content for national syndication. Our media partners include Sinclair Broadcast and their Millennial-centric brand Circa.

Seeking an on-camera presence, fully independent video journalists (shoot, edit, etc) who can produce one compelling on-campus news package per week. The package should be relevant to a national audience.

If you’re searching for exposure on a nationally-consumed platform, this fellowship could be a perfect fit for you. You will also be mentored by a seasoned Investigative Journalist and have access to a number of relevant resources.

If you want to know more about GenFKD, check out You can also visit to familiarize yourself with the website where most of the student-generated content would be syndicated.

Contact with any questions.

USFSP Career Center Seeks PAID Spring 2017 Intern


A Career Center Media Intern is a USFSP student who will work directly with Career Center staff and marketing team to create videos on various career related topics and events. The intern will be supervised by the Employer Relations Coordinator to support in promotion and outreach efforts. This is a unique opportunity to work on campus, apply video making/editing skills learned in the classroom, and gain valuable career related skills that you can apply to a future job search.

Learning Objectives

  • Utilize skills learned in the classroom to design and create videos
  • Learn about social media marketing techniques
  • Develop at least 5 videos during the Spring semester

Pay Grade: $9.00 p/hr
Hours: 10+ hrs per week
Schedule: flexible
Start date: a.s.a.p.

Job Duties

  • Manage the USFSP Career Center YouTube Channel.
  • Brainstorm creative video ideas to promote Career Center services offered to USFSP students.
  • Design and implement the creation of informational videos for our website, social media accounts, and other outreach platforms.
  • Create a five minute video for classroom presentations.
  • Research other comparable higher education institutions for video ideas.
  • Live stream videos at our Career Center events in collaboration with our Social Media Manager.
  • Work with students, faculty, staff, and campus partners to develop marketing campaigns.
  • Meet weekly with Marketing Team and Employer Relations Coordinator.



  • Previous video making/editing experience
  • Previous volunteer and/or student club experience
  • Ability to take initiative plus high level of reliability
  • Great customer service skills
  • Organized and timely
  • Initiative and follow through abilities


  • Interest in social media marketing
  • Career Center advocates
  • Photoshop proficient


The Penny Hoarder Seeks a PAID Writing Intern – With Benefits!

Are you a good writer who is eager to learn more? Want to learn how to write in a lively, helpful voice and grow a website?

Taylor Media is looking for an intern writer for The Penny Hoarder, a popular blog about ways to make and save money. This is your chance to work for the nation’s fastest-growing private media company.

This paid internship also offers benefits for full-time positions.

Please see the internship listing for further details.

If you are interested in the position, please contact Dr. Tony Silvia at

American Society of Magazine Editors Seeking Summer 2017 Interns

For 50 years, the American Society of Magazine Editors has sponsored the Magazine Internship Program—a ten-week program for rising college seniors at magazines in New York and Washington. Since the program was founded in 1967, some 1,800 college students have worked as ASME interns. Nearly 450 have gone on to successful careers in print and electronic journalism.

Only 10 percent of all Magazine Internship Program applicants are accepted. ASME interns have distinguished academic records and usually have extensive experience working on city and regional magazines or websites as well as on college newspapers or magazines.

Applications are due Dec. 1. For more information, visit the ASME site.

IRTS Summer Fellowship Program: June 4 – August 5, 2017, New York City

The Summer Fellowship Program is the cornerstone program of the IRTS Foundation. 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.
Those selected for the Fellowship receive:
  • Round trip travel to and from NYC. (air, train, or driving mileage reimbursement)
  • Housing at a downtown Manhattan university dormitory in a shared suite setting.
  • A living allowance to defray cost of food and personal expenses.
  • A full-time internship at a top New York media company that aligns with a student’s interests and career goals.
  • Weekly events including panel discussions, company visits and speakers.
  • The IRTS Foundation also provides extensive career counseling and networking opportunities to ensure that each student makes the most of this New York experience!
Eligible students have the chance to participate in an exciting media industry internship in New York City that includes travel, accommodations and an allowance.
Students selected for this highly competitive program learn about opportunities throughout the media industry, in addition to interning at a specific company where skills are matched to a corresponding area of our business. Accomplished students from all majors (including math, liberal arts, computer science, business, marketing,  communications, etc.) are encouraged to apply.
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.
For detailed eligibility information and to learn more click here: 2017 IRTS SUMMER FELLOWSHIP DETAILS.
Applications due December 1st.
The IRTS Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, which brings together the wisdom and power of today’s leaders to train and educate the next generation of media and communication professionals through its many educational programs and diversity initiatives. IRTS programs ensure that our business reaches its highest potential in this exciting digital age

USF College of Public Health Seeks Intern

A communications guru committed to advancing the public’s health

If you enjoy interviewing sources, writing stories, and capitalizing on social media, then consider working with the USF College of Public Health in the Office of Engagement and Constituent Relations.

Opportunity is available for spring semester.

Duties include:

  • Assist with various marketing initiativesDesired qualifications:
  • Post stories and events to the college’s social media outlets and assist with monitoring
  • Capture photos to enhance story development and social media posts
  • Interview public health students, faculty, alumni, and staff and write stories for the college’s bi-weekly newsletter. (Stories range from human interest to research to promotional)
  • Willingness to promote public health and help share the college’s story
  • Creative thinker
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiar with USF Health and member colleges/schools
  • Photography skills
  • High initiative and works well independently
  • Stellar customer service attitude
  • Strong grasp of social media (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube)
  • Ability to work on deadlines

Preferred qualification:

  • Major or minor in mass communications, communications, journalism, English, or public health.

Additional information for applicants:

  • Position has some creative freedom to identify stories that promote public health students, faculty , events, etc. Stories will appear on the web with byline.
  • 15-20 hours a week.

Interested applicants should send the following in one packet to: USF COPH Office of Engagement and Constituent Relations at

  • Current resume
  • Cover letter addressing your interest in this volunteer position and how you are uniquely qualified for it
  • Examples of non-academic writing (essays, blogs, published articles—human interest and research), photography, and/or videography skills

Can you tell a good story? Interns wanted for weekly paper

Put your backpack journalism talents to the test by completing an internship with the award-winning Tampa Bay Times partnership paper the Plant City Times & Observer.
The Times & Observer is looking for ambitious students, eager to push the limits of their reporting skills. To meet 120 hours, the paper expects interns to write one to three articles per week for publication in both print and on Interns will meet with a manager for evaluation of their stories after editing. Some photography work will be required, and the paper will teach additional skills. Video and podcast opportunities will be carved out for the right applicant. Some stories may be done remotely.
Stories covered vary and beats are plentiful, as the Plant City Times & Observer‘s staff follows everything in the Plant City area, from interviewing country stars and Sarah Palin at the Florida Strawberry Festival to City Commission meetings on medical marijuana. Examples of stories include:
  • Local government
  • Long-form features
  • Cops Corner crime beat
  • Area schools
  • Sports
  • Entertainment
  • Photo pages of events
The Plant City Times & Observer is hyperlocal weekly community newspaper owned by the Tampa Bay Times and Sarasota-based Observer Media Group. It publishes on Fridays and distributes $15,000 papers to Plant City and Dover.
Interested applicants can send a resume and cover letter to Managing Editor Amber Jurgensen. In your cover letter, include ideas of what you want to bring to the Plant City Times & Observer. For additional questions, text Amber at (850) 496-6268.