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UFCM Communications Intern

UF College of Medicine

University of Florida College of Medicine is looking for a summer and fall communications intern.

Who we are: The UF College of Medicine communications team produces internal and external content to maintain and strengthen the college’s reputation. Communications team members produce a biweekly e-newsletter shared with more than 8,000 college faculty, students and staff, pitch relevant stories to media for coverage, produce an annual print publication — Florida Physician magazine – manage a news website and provide communications support for college events such as commencement, the annual State of the College address and the Celebration of Research event.

Learn more: Visit news.drgator.ufl.edu and floridaphysician.med.ufl.edu for a closer look at content from the UF College of Medicine.

Requirements: undergraduate or graduate student at UF; successful completion of reporting class (if the intern intends to focus on writing); provide a current resume and at least two previous work samples; at least 10 hours of in-person availability per week for the duration of the internship

Preferred skills: experience with news-style writing, managing social media sites, audience-development strategies and analytics

Description of duties: A communications intern with the UF College of Medicine may take on different duties depending on their skills and interests. These may include:

  • Writing feature stories and news briefs, including profiles and Q&As for college and alumni communications (print and digital)
  • Assisting in maintaining the editorial calendar for UF College of Medicine social media channels (Facebook, X, Instagram, LinkedIn)
  • Assisting in building out e-newsletters and loading stories to the web using WordPress
  • Helping to build and execute communications plans
  • Designing graphics for digital and print use (Canva, Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Photographing and producing video content for events
  • Other duties as assigned

For more information, please email med-comms@ufl.edu.

Application Instructions:
Email med-comms@ufl.edu for more information

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Listing Expires: July 20, 2024
Major(s): Journalism, Public Relations