Happy Life Entitled Inc. Internships & Volunteer Positions

Happy Life Entitled Inc.

Is an innovative nonprofit run by and for UF students that is pioneering the use of social media as a force for positive social change, with an emphasis on improving environmental-related behaviors.

We are currently accepting applications in four departments for internships for the fall semester, and volunteer positions for the summer semester.

For more information, please contact:

Jon Anderson




To apply for internships, please go to:


To apply for volunteer positions, please go to:



Internship and volunteer position for undergraduate and graduate students:

1. Advertising and Online Marketing

The successful candidate for this position will be self-motivated and innovative.

The major responsibility will be to contribute to the promotion of the Happy Life brand as a cool new non-traditional nonprofit that provides innovative, exciting solutions that influence environmental-related behaviors through social media.  This unpaid position can furnish appropriate candidates with course credit hours.

Areas of Responsibility Include:

  • Online Marketing
  • Market Research
  • New User Acquisition and User Engagement

The successful candidate will have a professional interest and be knowledgeable about topics such as social media, blogging, and online marketing using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, and Tumblr.  Must show initiative, creativity, and possess  the ability to work independently.  Must possess excellent learning and organizational skills, including paying attention to detail with the ability to consistently follow through on projects.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Design CS skills a plus

Internship and volunteer position for undergraduate and graduate students:

2) Business Development and Sales

We are looking for innovative candidates to implement and operate marketing strategies. This unpaid position can furnish appropriate candidates with course credit hours.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identifying business opportunities
  • Developing business plans
  • Reaching out to local resources
  • Business development
  • Creating innovative marketing & communication strategies

The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, and must show initiative, creativity, and the ability to work independently.  A professional interest in oral and written business and marketing communication is necessary, and you must possess the ability to pay close attention to details and consistently follow through with projects.

Internship and volunteer position for graduate students or candidates with work-related experience:

3.) Manager, Public Relations Department

Job description:

The successful candidate for this position will manage and direct the planning and execution of publicity and publics relations campaigns in order build and maintain the corporate image and branding activities across a wide range of media.

Job responsibilities:

  • Planning publicity strategies and campaigns.
  • Writing and producing presentations and press releases.
  • dealing with enquiries from the public, the press, and related organizations.
  • Providing clients with information about new promotional opportunities and current PR campaigns progress.
  • Liaising with clients, managerial and journalistic staff about budgets, timescales and objectives.
  • Designing, writing, and/or producing presentations, press releases, articles, leaflets, “in-house” journals, reports, publicity brochures, and promotional videos.

Job Requirements:

  • BA/BS or higher, or equivalent work experience.
  • Some past experience in marketing preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with relevant department, organization, and public
  • Ability to prioritize and plan effectively
  • Creative ability to design activities and events to attract potential advocates
  • Presentation skills


Internship and volunteer position for graduate students or candidates with work-related experience:

Manager, Marketing and Advertising Department

Job Description:

The successful candidate for this position will direct brilliant corporate branding and marketing to sell our goods, services or solutions, in order to provide positive cash flow with which to scale up corporate services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Build and manage a rich content that attracts a qualified audience to our services, events and peripheral products
  • Optimize our marketing automation and lead client-nurturing processes through email and content, across a wide variety of platforms.
  • Create shareable content appropriate for specific networks to spread both our brand and content.
  • Run regular promotional events and campaigns and track their success (e.g., Twitter chats, Facebook, Instagram etc.).

Job Requirements:

  • BA/BS or higher, or equivalent work experience.
  • Some past experience in marketing preferred.
  • Excellent communicator and creative thinker, with the ability to use data to inform all decisions.
  • Posses keen insight regarding an awareness of new items conducive to commoditization
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Become #InvolvedUF at Gatormania July 8

The largest summer event on campus, Gatormania 2017 will be Saturday, July 8, from noon to 3 p.m. on the Reitz Union North Lawn. Celebrate Summer B with free food, giveaways, inflatable fun, and live performances showcasing a variety of student organizations and campus partners.


Don’t miss this opportunity to find your involvement niche! Hosted by the Involvement Team, the ambassadors of the Department of Student Activities and Involvement – learn more at www.studentinvolvement.ufl.edu.

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Pumphrey Law, Scholarship


In order to be eligible for the Semi-Annual Pumphrey Law Scholarship, applicants must:

Be a Florida resident

Accepted or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S.

Demonstrated good character and academic achievement


Each applicant must submit the following documents to the link here.

A completed application form.

A current unofficial high school or college transcript or enrollment verification

A typed essay 500-800 words on one of the following topics: (Students may enter submission for multiple topics)

  • Dangers of underage drinking/drug use and the impact it can have on a student.
  • If you could change or create any law, what would it be and why?
  • What do you think are some of the negative effects of social media on high school and college students?

Key Dates

The application and supporting material must be received by August 1, 2017

The scholarship winner will be selected and notified on August 7, 2017


Three winners will be chosen for a $500 scholarship.

The scholarship must be applied to tuition or other education-related expenses. The award will be paid to the winner’s educational institution directly.


Completed materials can be submitted to:

Email: Taylor@donpumphrey.com


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Marketing Automation Intern

Job Description 

In this internship, you’ll learn how to create a system that finds new people who we want to target, warm them up to do business with us, then sell them, all of this is automatic. The work is done virtually and unfortunately, is unpaid. You will work with the President directly via email, phone calls, and texts. This internship will meet the 150 hour criteria required by the business school and can be extended if desired. Our non-profit is in the early development of automated marketing systems and processes. This position would require you to be able to look at both the details of each process as well as the system overview to determine where we can improve its efficiency.

Projects include: writing email templates & series, creating and testing Facebook ads, experimenting with ad targeting & placement, development of streamlined/automated internal processes.

The ideal intern

Our club is made of volunteers passionate about serving our local community and the Gator nation. We want our intern to have a similar desire. A business student with an entrepreneurial streak or a love for small business would excel in this position assuming they can get work done with no one watching over their shoulder.

Student Application Process

Closed to new applicants

Specific skills and qualifications

Basic understanding in web design (Squarespace), Copy writing, Digital lead generation, Technology integration (Zapier) Facebook ads, and Email marketing (MailChimp)

Contact Person

David Melnyk, Space Coast Gator Club President


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Marketing Associate role at RAPiD Genomics

A Marketing Associate at RAPiD Genomics will be involved in the design and implementation of all
marketing strategy and be responsible for managing day to day marketing operations and data
driven analysis of all endeavors, with the purpose of attracting site traffic, converting that traffic into
leads, and nurturing those leads until they are ready to become customers with assistance from sales
The successful candidate will:

  • Build and maintain, with guidance from senior administration, a content calendar to attract a
    qualified audience.
  • Draft, submit and review white papers, infographics, blog posts, email campaigns, and other
    to-be-determined media;
  • Communicate effectively with the Sales Manager and CEO;
  • Conduct market/marketing research, perform basic analysis, and present data to senior
    administration to optimize marketing automation and lead nurturing processes, as well as
    understand how marketing initiatives impact sales;
  • Create/manage advertising campaigns through Google Adwords, as well as implement
    banner advertising on third party sites.
  • Manage social media profiles through Hootsuite or comparable platforms.
  • Plan and implement marketing strategies for company attended conferences.
  • Minor role: administrative management of purchasing and invoicing for company

University enrollment/graduation in Marketing or a related major, or equivalent work experience.
Some past experience in marketing is preferred. Experience with HTML/CSS or Adobe Creative Suite
and a track record of reliability, productivity and team-based success through previous work
experience is preferred but not essential. Careful record-keeping, good organizational skills, and
proactivity are essential. The successful candidate will start immediately.
To apply or obtain more information, please send a cover letter detailing experience, a resume, and at
least two references to: lab@rapid-genomics.com.

About Us:
RAPiD Genomics is a Gainesville-based startup focused on delivering innovative genomic
applications to the agribusiness world. We offer the opportunity to work in a growing, dynamic field
utilizing first-class resources.


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Global Financial Data Project

The Global Financial Data Project is a new online educational research program hosted by the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley.

For students interested in a career or graduate studies in business. finance, accounting or economics, the Global Financial Data Project might be for you!

The program is 100% online and takes place in the summer. The goal is to provide real business research experience by collecting financial data, using R and other software to analyze the data, collaborating in teams, and presenting their findings.

For more information on what the program offers and how to apply, check out the flyer below!

Global Financial Data Project_flyer_Summer 2017

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Marketing and Communications Internship for Trimark Properties

Gainesville-based real estate firm Trimark Properties is now accepting applications for an ambitious, enthusiastic Marketing and Communications Intern to join their Marketing Department for the Summer and Fall 2017 semesters. During the internship program, participants will work closely with a professional advertising and web development team to actively contribute to the overall marketing strategies of the company.

Interns will learn how to create and maintain results-based advertising campaigns, plan effective search engine optimization schemes, manage social media accounts, design action-oriented websites and create marketing communications plans. The intern will market the company’s portfolio of student apartments and commercial real estate in Gainesville around the University of Florida campus.

The candidate should be a sophomore, junior or senior studying Business, Journalism, Marketing/Advertising or Public Relations. This is not a “coffee and copying” role; interns will actively build their skillsets through a variety of communications and web-based tasks. Through the program, interns will build a competitive résumé, gain confidence and develop a strong, well-rounded background in marketing that will be extremely beneficial when applying to jobs post-graduation.


  • Marketing and Communications Intern
  • Part-time internship: 15-20 hours per week; create your own flexible schedule
  • Two-semester program
  • Located at the company headquarters in Gainesville (across the street from UF)


Interns will:

  • Work with an expert marketing and tech team to develop:
    • Results-driven advertising campaigns
    • PR and communications plans
    • Search engine optimization agendas
    • Social media campaigns
    • Web-based marketing strategies
    • Action-oriented websites
    • Website usability and marketing reports
  • Be involved in important decision-making meetings
  • Other tasks, as designated


  • Applicants must be sophomores, juniors or seniors studying Business, Journalism/ Communications, Marketing, Management, PR, or Advertising
  • Must have computer experience
  • Must be enthusiastic about marketing


  • Students looking to intern for more than 2 semesters (for résumé-building purposes)
  • Previous marketing and/or social media experience
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite
  • Familiar with Google Analytics or similar web analytics tools
  • Enjoy working in a quick-paced environment
  • Organized, focused and detail-oriented
  • Hard working, results-driven attitude
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Adaptable and ambitious


  • Our internships (like most others that do not require travel) are unpaid.
  • Qualified applicants can receive 1-3 UF class credits for the internship.
  • FREE PARKING walking distance to UF throughout your internship.
  • Unparalleled experience—you won’t find an internship as hands-on and valuable as this elsewhere in Gainesville. You will gain applicable, technical marketing skills and build a stellar résumé.

TO APPLY: If you think this internship is a good fit for you, please apply! Send your resume and cover letter to: amorey@trimarkproperties.com.

ABOUT THE COMPANY: Trimark Properties is a quickly-growing property management and real estate development firm headquartered in Gainesville, FL. We own and manage 25 apartment complexes, 2 luxury dorms, dozens of historic houses and a large portfolio of commercial office space around the University of Florida campus and Innovation Square. Our success over the past 20 years can be attributed in large part to our forward-thinking marketing department. To learn more about our company, visit: http://www.trimarkproperties.com/gainesville-apartments/.

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