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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International Programs Student Ambassadors (IPSA) Applications Now Open!

International Programs Student Ambassadors (IPSA) Applications Now Open!

Applications for the 2021-2022 International Programs Student Ambassadors (IPSAs) are now open. While the world and therefore study abroad continue to face impacts from COVID-19, the IPSAs remain a valued part of the Heavener International Programs team. The IPSAs are a distinguished group of students that have studied abroad on a Heavener program or Warrington exchange, or who have completed a Global Remote Internship, who work closely with the International Programs office on promotion and advising. Members benefit from the opportunity to continue building upon personal and professional skills through meetings, committee involvement, outreach, and social events centered around the study abroad experience and international themes.

Please consider submitting an application. The deadline to apply is Sunday, August 29, by 11:59p.m. To be eligible, your expected graduation date must be Spring 2022 or later. More information can be found on the application form, as well as our website. If you have any questions regarding the application process and/or the IPSAs in general, you can ‘Chat with a Current IPSA’ or email the IPSA advisor, Kelly Woodfine.

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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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Featured Speaker Event – Adaptability in the Pandemic – Presented by Innovation Academy

Join us for a panel discussion on how the pandemic has pushed South Florida industries to pivot, innovate and collaborate. Our panelists represent Commercial Real Estate (general contracting, owner representation, design-build, property inspections, and commercial development), Hospitality (entrepreneurship and foodservice) and Corporate Law (insolvency, reorganizations and commercial litigation).

To attend, log into Zoom using the Featured Speaker event link on March 10th @ 6pm!

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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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