News Intern

News Intern

As a part-time (15-18 hours a week) news intern at, with a focus on content creation and social media outreach for The Pot Blog and The Big Science Blog, you will be exposed to and enveloped in the dynamic and trailblazing world of online journalism. You will be expected to work at our newsroom and have a chance to become a big fish in a small pond, working directly with our news producers on breaking news, long-term projects, analysis, photo galleries, historical research and editorial writing primarily for these two blogs. You may also be brought in on breaking news stories outside of these two content areas.

Your work will be considered – and usually used – for placement on the home page, in addition to the home pages of these two blogs.

Experience working with social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, is expected. Familiarity with HTML and WordPress is nice but not required. You must be able to receive college credit for an internship – recently graduated alumni cannot be considered.

Now accepting applications for winter 2014 and spring 2014.

How to apply

Please email a brief cover letter (can be in the email body), your résumé and at least three writing samples (as attachments or Web links) to news producer Jake Ellison at with “News internship application” in the subject line. Applicants with no published writing samples will not be considered. Letters of reference are welcomed but not required.


Summer 2014 Marketing & Advertising Internship Program.

Trimark Properties, an award winning developer of apartments in Gainesville FL, is now accepting resumes for their Summer 2014 Marketing & Advertising Internship Program.  Trimark specializes in housing next to UF, which includes over 25 apartment complexes & 2 luxury residence halls.  The Marketing/Advertising Intern is coming into an exciting time within the company as they launch their newest apartment complex, Savion Park.  The position is part-time & unpaid, offering a great hands-on opportunity to develop skills in programs such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and more.  Want more information?  Please visit their apartments in Gainesville, FL website to learn more about this opportunity.

You’ll learn:

  • Strategic marketing for the apartment industry
  • Brand management and market research
  • Digital media
  • Web design
  • HTML
  • Javascript
  • PHP
  • How to use social media to build a brand
  • Lead generation
  • Advertising design
  • Product management, including launches
  • Mass communications
  • Master software including Adobe Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Must be available 12-15 hours per week, during working hours
  • Be passionate about marketing & advertising
  • Be a team player
  • Open to all majors, but preference is given to students studying marketing, advertising, digital media and business management
  • Strong preference for students with previous marketing experience and/or experience using the Adobe suite (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Strong familiarity with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+
  • Web design experience a strong plus


To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to with “Gainesville Apartment Advertising Internship” as your subject.