Internship opportunities for JMS students

2017 Marketing and Communications Internship – Video Focus

Homestead-Miami Speedway (HMS) is a subsidiary of International Speedway Corporation (ISC), a world leader in Motorsports Entertainment. ISC owns and operates thirteen premier properties throughout the U.S., along with MRN Radio, Official Radio Network and “The Voice of NASCAR”. HMS hosts one of the world’s largest motorsports events, Ford Championship Weekend, where NASCAR crowns champions in all three of its premiere series.

HMS is searching for creative and ambitious intern to assist our marketing and communications department focusing on video marketing.


  • Pre-Planning and execution of video & audio production and editing.
  • Aid in the process of exporting and uploading videos to company website, YouTube, FTP sites.
  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of the marketing and communications team including (but not limited to) in-market community events, digital media and media relations initiatives.
  • Assist with production of graphics.
  • Assist with event management during Ford Championship Weekend including Media center and Pre-Race shows.


  • Strong communications/media background is preferred
  • Knowledge of video editing and graphic design on Mac OS
  • Familiarity with the following programs and equipment is required:
    • Final Cut Suite
    • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, etc.)
    • Microsoft Office
    • DSLR cameras
    • Production equipment (microphones, lighting)
  • The ability to work weekends, evenings, and holidays if necessary
  • Must be available for community event weekends throughout the year
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Able to stand for multiple hours a day
  • Photography experience is a plus

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the automotive and motorsports industries are a plus.
  • Ideal candidate will be professional, timely, organized, detail orientated, dependable, hard-working and willing to learn.

Schedule & Paid:

  • Approximately 30-40 hours a week, excluding major event weekends.
  • Approximate Internship Start Date/ End Date: September 4 to November 22
  • Paid Internship

To apply, e-mail cover letter and resume to:

Greg Rios, Manager of Communications

WUSF News Seeking Paid 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.

MyArea Network Seeks Content and Graphic Art Interns

MyArea Network is a city guide to all the great nightlife, events, restaurants and more in each city we’re in nationwide. In Tampa Bay, and lead you to the best dining, shopping, where to live and play and how to find the best events. MyArea Network publishes weekly content and offers full-service advertising to each client as a digital media and marketing firm.

Intern Tasks:

Every applicant should be organized and detailed oriented and able to multitask, working with each department in our Company. Only positive team players should apply. Each candidate should be able to work in a team-oriented, professional environment but also be able to work autonomously. Candidates should be deadline driven and creative thinkers. Relevant coursework or previous work experience is a plus. A personal laptop to bring and work off of is preferred, but not required. MyArea Network works with a broad range of local and national clients which will provide rich networking opportunities for every intern.

Content Department

Interns in the content department will help staffers create articles/content for publication each week. They need basic writing and editing skills but will have the opportunity to work with our seasoned staff to develop their skills.

Graphic Art Department

Basic knowledge of design concepts is a must. Knowledge and experience in Adobe Creative Cloud is required. Interns will predominately work in Photoshop, but some InDesign or Illustrator projects may arise. A small portfolio to show previous design projects is a plus.

Graphic Art Interns will design display ads that will be seen on our sites across the nation; assist with designing print and point-of-sale materials, designing social media campaigns; proofing, editing or coming up with design concepts and campaigns for clients; basic WordPress web design and development.

Simply Gluten Free Seeks Editorial / Graphic Design Intern

Simply Gluten Free is a company that runs a recipe website and a nationally published bimonthly print magazine. It is a small company that consists of about 12 in-house employees, plus many freelance magazine contributors from around the country.

The editor of the magazine/website is looking for an intern that has knowledge of AP Style, a sharp eye for editing, and is comfortable working in the backend of a WordPress-based website. Knowledge of basic HTML code and/or how to use Photoshop, InDesign, and/or Illustrator a plus, but not required.

By the end of the internship, the intern should have improved his or her editing skills and knowledge of SEO, as well as learned or improved the ability to work on the back end of a website. If the student has some skills in graphic design or layouts and wants to learn more, this internship may allow some practice and growth in that area.

  • The editorial/graphic internship at Simply Gluten Free will include assisting the editor of the magazine/website with any of the following tasks:
    • Proofreading articles for the magazine.
    • Writing and editing blog content.
    • Editing SEO details.
    • Creating and/or editing graphics, such as ads and infographics for the website.
    • Creating and/or editing layouts for eBooks in Adobe InDesign.
    • Other assignments relating to writing, editing, SEO, improving the website via content or other means, etc.
  • Contact Info:
  • Our business hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The intern can choose the days/hours within those times that best fit his or her schedule to meet the 120-hour requirement. Typically, interns have divided their work schedule between two days a week.

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

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