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  • Internship (Paid)
  • Gainesville
  • Salary: $12.40/hour
  • Minimum Education Required: N/A
  • Minimum Experience Required: 0-3 Years

Website TESI Environmental Communicators

Do you love helping others understand and engage in science? TESI Environmental Communicators gain important skills in science communication and outreach, all while helping communicate Earth Systems science issues in Florida, and beyond!

About TESI

The University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute is advancing communication and education about Earth systems science in a way that inspires Floridians to be effective stewards of our planet. TESI accomplishes its mission through public programming, digital communication, K-12 outreach, and science communication professional development. Housed at the Florida Museum of Natural History, our vision is to lead the way to a healthier planet by cultivating a responsible and curious society that values, trusts and has access to science.

Position Summary

TESI Environmental Communicators are valued team members who make important contributions to our mission. Communicators develop social media content, write newsletter articles, create videos and more, all focused on communicating Earth systems issues to Floridians, and beyond. During their time with us, students hone their science communication skills and broaden their knowledge about key environmental issues in Florida and across the globe.

Specifically, Communicators will serve as a critical arm of the TESI Digital Outreach team, researching and creating content for TESI’s Instagram campaign, Know Your Florida and producing content for the TESI website and monthly environmental newsletter, Earth to Florida. Communicators will also assist with planning and developing targeted digital awareness campaigns, such as our recent Insect Effect campaign.

Communicators will leave with a science communication portfolio of educational blog posts, feature stories, social media posts, graphics and more. This is a truly hands-on experience!

Application Instructions:
Interested students should submit a cover letter, resume, 1-2 writing samples, and contact information for 2 references.

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Listing Expires: February 12, 2022
Major(s): Advertising, Public Relations