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Communications Assistant

  • Internship (Unpaid)
  • Main Campus

Website UF College of Design, Construction and Planning

The University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning is seeking a FUN, ENERGETIC intern looking to get relevant PR/Comms experience. You will work closely with the college’s Advancement Team to enhance the name recognition and marketing efforts through various forms of communications (written, visual, digital).

Whether it’s five hours a week or 20, we want you to get real-world experience in our college. We can be as flexible as you need us to be, working around class, work, your social life, etc… We can set up an office for you to work in on campus, or you can choose to work from home. Your mental health and quality of life is important to us.

Being the second-smallest college on campus with just two full-time communication staff members, the intern will be treated like a valued member of the DCP family and write for web, social, newsletters and other college communications. In addition, they will have the opportunity to develop skills with event photography and video.

You will receive college-affiliated clothing, business cards, and be introduced to hundreds of alumni in our industry to expand your professional network.

Interns will attend a strategic planning session each week where assignments and deadlines will be received. During the week, interns will work on assignments on their own, submitting completed assignments to the college’s PR Specialist. Interns may meet with the advancement team, faculty, students or others, as needed to write stories, etc.

Minimum Experience: Strong writing skills and ability to work independently. Strong interpersonal skills. Proficiency in AP Style. Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop is a plus but no required.

We have a track record of previous interns landing full-time PR jobs and hope you’re next in line.

Application Instructions:
Candidates interested in applying should submit their resume and 2-3 writing samples to Kyle Niblett at

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Listing Expires: June 14, 2024
Major(s): Journalism, News, Newspaper, Public Relations