Web & Digital Marketing Internship Opportunity

The Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing (SCM) is seeking a web and digital marketing intern for the 2020-2021 academic year. SCM is looking for a candidate who has experience in managing web content and is familiar with the overall digital marketing ecosystem. The ideal candidate works well in a team setting, is able to work on multiple projects at once, is highly analytical and solutions-oriented. This position is only available for current University of Florida students.

Title: Web & Digital Marketing Intern

Responsibilities

  • 80% Website Content Management
    • Create new pages within existing website themes as needed/requested
    • Assist clerical duties pertaining to website projects
    • Update content on SCM websites
    • Routinely monitor site health and implements basic fixes (e.g. link and content updates)
    • Conduct SEO audits and do keyword/content research
  • 20% Other duties as assigned

Minimum requirements

  • Working knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3
  • Familiarity with SEO best practices
  • Familiarity with WYSIWYG content editors
  • Current University of Florida student

Compensation: Unpaid. Internship can be used for class credit.

Schedule: 10 hours/week during fall and spring semesters.

To apply: Please email your current resume, cover letter, and references to aperez91@ufl.edu by August 10, 2021.

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Fall Internships with University Press of Florida

University Press of Florida is seeking interns for the Fall 2021 semester! This internship program offers students of all majors the opportunity to gain employment experience in the business of book publishing. Below are brief descriptions of each position and direct links to apply.

Acquisitions Intern (OPS)

The Acquisitions Intern assists the Acquisitions department of the University Press of Florida and works on book projects at all stages of the acquisitions process, and performs other clerical duties as assigned.

For more information and to apply: https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/517398/ops-acquisitions-intern

Editorial Intern (OPS)

The Editorial Intern assists the Editorial Department of the University Press of Florida in the transformation of a book manuscript into a printed and bound volume and performs other clerical duties as assigned.

For more information and to apply: https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/517396/ops-editorial-intern

Marketing Intern (Federal Work-Study)

The Marketing Intern assists the Marketing Department of the University Press of Florida in spreading the word about books published by the Press to readers everywhere, helping find, grow, and interact with audiences for UPF books. The position also performs other clerical duties as assigned.

For more information and to apply: https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/517379/federal-work-study-marketing-intern

***This position is open only to those with a Federal Work-Study permit for the Fall 2021 semester.

Marketing Design Intern (Federal Work-Study)

The Marketing Design Intern assists the Marketing Department of the University Press of Florida in designing promotional materials for books published by the Press. Familiarity with basic design principles and software is required. This position is ideal for students with applied experience designing for print and digital media. A portfolio is strongly preferred; please submit if available.

For more information and to apply: https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/517389/federal-work-study-marketing-design-intern

***This position is open only to those with a Federal Work-Study permit for the Fall 2021 semester.

These positions are ideal for students who enjoy reading and discussing books, who want to gain experience in the publishing business, and who are interested in exploring book publishing as a career. Please note that University Press of Florida internships are being offered this semester as Student OPS and Federal Work-Study positions and applications must be submitted through https://jobs.ufl.edu/.

The application deadline is Wednesday, August 11.

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Free Virtual Series from the U.S. State Department – “Inside U.S. Foreign Policy”

Free Virtual Series from the U.S. State Department – “Inside U.S. Foreign Policy”

Are you interested in learning about the behind-the-scenes work that goes into building international relationships and tackling global issues? Do you want to hear what it’s like to work as a diplomat straight from the source?  USA Study Abroad, part of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), and its Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program are pleased to invite American undergraduate and graduate students from all fields of study and backgrounds to attend a new free virtual U.S. Foreign Policy series and gain an inside look at how the State Department designs and implements U.S. foreign policy around the world.

Through six seminars, each focused on a specific world region, participants will learn directly from civil and foreign service officers about:

  • the State Department’s foreign policy goals for that region,
  • how offices in Washington., D.C. and U.S. embassies and consulates overseas work to further these goals, and
  • how this work impacts Americans.

Each seminar will also include a panel of Gilman alumni working in the region, who will discuss their careers, and a breakout networking session. The seminars will last three hours each and be followed by an optional 30-minute informational session on a variety of careers within the U.S. State Department. Join us for the second session in the series on July 14th!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:  SUMMER 2021 

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER NOW

– July 14, 11:00am-2:30pm Eastern Time: U.S. Foreign Policy in North Africa and the Middle East

– July 29, 11:00am-2:30pm Eastern Time: U.S. Foreign Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

– August 20, 1:00pm-4:30pm Eastern Time: U.S. Foreign Policy in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:  FALL 2021 

– September 15: U.S. Foreign Policy in East Asia and the Pacific

– October 14: U.S. Foreign Policy in Europe and Eurasia

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TEDxUF Student Opportunities

TEDxUF, the largest independent TED conference in the southeast is looking for: 

  • Partnership Coordinators: who are in charge of building partnership opportunities with local businesses and different UF departments.
  • Copywriters: who are in charge of creating the textual messaging of our marketing strategy.

Application: https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3JjFoMb4SPcB0yi

Website: https://www.tedxuf.com/

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Message for students regarding vaccinations

AVOID MORE TESTS!

Students who receive the COVID-19 vaccine are eliminated from UF’s routine COIVD-19 testing, which is required every two weeks for a number of student groups this summer and into the fall. Get your vaccine, and that will be one less test you have to worry about! Find more information on UF routine testing here and schedule either first or second-dose vaccines at ONE.UF.

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Fall 2021 Academic & Study Abroad Scholarship Deadline: May 1

Fall 2021 scholarship applications are due soon! Awards range from $500 – $2,000 !

 

The Heavener School of Business in the Warrington College of Business offers two types of undergraduate scholarships:

  • General academic scholarships for all undergraduate business majors (includes UF online program)
  • Study abroad scholarships for those participating in our study abroad programs (all majors including accounting students are eligible)

 

We strongly encourage students to apply. The application deadline is May 1st.

 

For additional eligibility information and application instructions please visit: https://warrington.ufl.edu/undergraduate-current-students/scholarships/

 

Contact the scholarship coordinator at scholarships@warrington.ufl.edu with questions.

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Evans Construction & Design- Part Time Office Assistant

Gainesville Construction & Design Firm Seeks Part Time Office Assistant

-UF Alumni owned business

-Seeking 10-20 hours per week, part in person, part virtual

-Schedule can be somewhat flexible

-Basic office experience needed

-Understanding of Quickbooks and basic accounting needed

-Social media and blog postings

-Sourcing and ordering for design projects

-Positive, pleasant attitude

-Small company, will work directly with owners

Send resume to Lori@TheEvansEdit.com

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Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition

Do you have an innovative idea for a business? Make it a reality by registering for the annual Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition!

The Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition was created to help students grow their business ideas. Students will develop their business plan over the spring semester and submit their plan for a chance to pitch to judges and win over $40,000 in prizes. The EIC provides mentorship and the opportunity to audit the Business Plan Lab for free among other resources to help you along the way.

The dates for this year’s semi-final and final rounds will be April 22-23, 2021. Please note that the event will be virtual this year. Big Idea is open to ALL students, on-campus and online, graduate and undergraduate.

Submit your intent to compete here by December 15, 2020!

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Gator Electric Racing

Looking to receive hands-on experience on core business functions within the technology industry? Joining Gator Electric Racing, a student-run engineering organization that is developing a formula-style electric race car to compete in the annual and international FSAE electric competition. Students of all majors and years are encouraged to join our business team by filling out our onboarding form: https://forms.gle/8pv39igvfG4Wa9mD7

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