Beachbody Blog is Looking for Student Writers

Published: July 1st, 2015

UnknownBeachboy is looking for student writers with an interest in fitness and health to contribute content to the Beachbody Blog:
http://www.beachbody.com/beachbodyblog/. The work would be unpaid, but students would get the opportunity to get their writing in front of readers with a link to their own personal blogs.

GUIDELINES: Beachbody is looking for articles between 400-700 words that quotes primary sources (studies, research
papers, etc.) instead of secondary sources (NYT, Men’s Health, etc.).
All content will be reviewed by the Editorial Team before it is published.

For more information email: Emily Coleman at ecoleman@beachbody.com

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Forging the Future Conference

Published: June 30th, 2015

ffmainSPJ and NAHJ’s South Florida Chapter are putting on a one-day conference in Miami on Saturday, Aug. 15, called Forging the Future: http://www.spjflorida.com/future/

The registration includes attendance at the evening SPJ’s Sunshine State awards ceremony.

Category: General news

Applications Still Open for OUMC

Published: June 16th, 2015

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The conference will be held by PepsiCo in Chicago the weekend of October 16-18th 2015. Because of our fantastic sponsors, attendees’ airfare, food, and lodging are entirely paid for through scholarships.

The conference is open to current undergraduate freshman, sophomores, and juniors.Students who will be juniors in the fall (Class of 2017) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Apply via this link: https://o4u.wufoo.com/forms/2015-out-for-undergrad-admissions-application/

For more information, please visit http://www.outforundergrad.org/our-conferences/marketing/.

Category: General news

Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) is now accepting applications for Fall 2015 Marine Conservation Interns

Published: June 16th, 2015

logoREEF’s Marine Conservation Internship provides an in-depth look into REEF’s Volunteer Fish Survey Project and Invasive Lionfish Program. The REEF Internship is open to all majors and provides diverse experiences including communications,scientific research, outreach and education, data collection and management, non-profit operations, and public speaking. During the three month internship, you will have many opportunities to dive and volunteer with partner organizations in the Florida Keys and South Florida. Visitwww.REEF.org/internship to learn more and apply.

BENEFITS:

  • Exposure to numerous non-profit educational and environmental organizations
  • Experience in Florida and Caribbean fish identification
  • Opportunity to become a member of REEF’s Advanced Assessment Team
  • Practical field experience in monitoring protocols, procedures, and data management
  • Gain experience with marketing, communications, graphic design and outreach
  • Opportunities to teach others about the marine environment
  • Making a lasting difference as a valuable member of the REEF team
  • Hands-on experience with diverse tasks and responsibilities for important projects
  • Network with key figures in marine science, SCUBA diving, underwater photography, and conservation
  • Plentiful opportunities to dive
  • College credit, if appropriate
  • Letters of recommendation provided upon successful completion of the internship
  • Dive training certifications from local dive shops and instructors, where applicable
  • Make long lasting friendships with like-minded individuals
  • Live in the beautiful, sunny Florida Keys, where the ocean is your backyard!

Application deadline is June 29, 2015.

For more information contact Martha Klitzkie at  Martha@REEF.org or call 305-852-0030

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Student Writing Opportunity for Gainesville Scene

Published: June 11th, 2015

gs_logo2Meet GainesvilleScene, a digital publication that caters directly to the collegiate and young professional audience.

GainesvilleScene encapsulates the pulse of your city. Whether it’s the local perspective on the best places to eat, national issues or cultural trends, Scene covers it.  It is your go-to source for everything relevant in Gainesville.

Do you view the world a little bit differently?

GainesvilleScene wants unique voices to take on Gainesville (and the world). The team members enjoy creative freedom and editorial mentorship, as well as the perks of working with a fresh, new startup.

GainesvilleScene provides a steady stream of relevant content that includes, but is not limited to:

  • campus and city-wide coverage (including restaurant and bar reviews)
  • college culture
  • politics
  • national and world news
  • music, nightlife and entertainment

If you think you fit the bill, please send a resume, two writing samples and a brief answer to one of the following questions to scene@collegevox.com with the subject “GainesvilleScene application”:

  • “What is Gainesville?”
  • “If you could wake up tomorrow having gained any one quality or ability, what would it be?”
  • “What is one pearl of wisdom you’d share with a Gainesville newcomer?”

Category: Internships

Fall Internships with The Walt Disney Company and ABC TV Group – New York

Published: June 11th, 2015

UnknownDisney/ABC TV Group is accepting applications for  Fall 2015 interns in the New York office.To apply visit: disneyinterns.com.

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Student Ambassador Program at Sportody

Published: June 11th, 2015

StudentAmbassadorPromoSportody is recruiting creative and self-motivated brand ambassadors who want to raise awareness for a fast-growing and exciting tech startup. Sportody is a Gainesville-based company that has developed the world’s largest outdoor sports review network – Sportody.com.

Essential Duties:

  • Increase brand awareness around campus and among the student population through events, flyering, social media and other weekly promotional activities.
  • Increase registered Sportody users.
  • Visit Sportody providers, leave reviews, and share photos and videos on social media.
  • Build relationships with outdoor sporting providers in the area, promoting the use of Sportody as a way for providers to gain and retain customers.
  • Assist with planning and providing feedback to the Sportody Marketing team.

Benefits:

  • Sportody SWAG.
  • Ambassadors earn points for completing weekly tasks. Points can be redeemed for prizes throughout the semester.
  • Top ambassador each semester wins a free outdoor adventure for them and a friend. • Letters of recommendation and internship opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • Fun: You are a charismatic person that can talk to just about anyone. You’re fearless, flexible and want to share something awesome with the world.
  • Adventure-oriented: You are interested in outdoor sports and adventures.
  • Connected: You are member of at least one student club or organization. You have an active online presence and are an avid social media user. You have a strong knowledge of your city/campus, the hot spots, events and overall happenings.
  • Motivated: You have strong integrity and work well independently with limited supervision.
  • Current undergraduate student with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Must be over 18.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Available for 4-5 hours per week.

Ambassador Program starts Summer B. Send resumes to team@sportody.com to apply.

Category: Internships

Advertising internship opportunity with UF CAIRES

Published: June 10th, 2015

The University of Florida Center for Adaptive Innovation, Resilience, Ethics, and Science (UF CAIRES) seeks a highly motivated advertising student that is looking for work experience in a collaborative, creative center on campus. UF CAIRES seeks to foster interdisciplinary research and education related to environment and sustainability. Currently the center needs to develop a marketing campaign that will inform the UF community of resources and services that are available to them through the center, and also attracts faculty to join our research affiliates network, by which we hope to facilitate new interdisciplinary research partnerships.

The internship can be completed from home, and the hours are flexible. This internship can start right away, or run through fall semester. Candidates with significant previous experience in this kind of work may qualify for a $ 250 internship bonus.

Please direct all inquiries to seatonius@ufl.edu.

Opportunities with the James Madison Institute

Published: June 8th, 2015

UnknownThe James Madison Institute (JMI) in Tallahassee, FL is interested in recruiting UF students for several opportunities. JMI  is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research institute, or “think tank”, for the state of Florida advancing the ideals of economic freedom, limited government, and personal responsibility  They are recruiting for various internship positions and one paid Campus Ambassador position.

  • Campus Ambassador: JMI is looking for current, highly motivated students who are actively involved on UF’s campus to apply for our on-campus part-time job starting in fall 2015 to help with their resource efforts on college campuses.. JMI Campus Representatives will earn up to $1,200 per semester for an estimated 12-15 hours a week, have the opportunity to share JMI’s message with fellow students, and network and build relationships across Florida as well as with like-minded professors and university students. The application to apply for this part-time job opportunity is Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The application and responsibilities can be accessed here: http://bit.ly/1H8iQv8 or on Gator CareerLink (www.crc.ufl.edu, Login with Gator Link, Job ID: 771102).
  • Interns: JMI is recruiting for Fall 2015 interns in their Tallahassee and Naples offices. Interns can have roles in the Policy, Development/Fundraising, Communications, Public Affairs, Education/Policy, and Special Events departments. For more information and to apply, visithttp://www.jamesmadison.org/about/internships.html. Or visit Gator CareerLink (www.crc.ufl.edu, Login with Gator Link, Job ID: 771103).

Category: Internships

Reliant Florida Internship Opportunity

Published: June 8th, 2015

Duration: 

6 months (ending December 31st, 2015)

Salary: 

$20 per hour + travel expenses

Travel: 

  • Occasional travel in northeast florida area, limited travel to central & south Florida, seldom travel to Washington DC.
  • Occasional working from home

Description:

  • Write news stories and press releases
  • Maintaining digital strategy & website updates
  • Articulate content for media, web and print sources
  • Interview government officials for media related issues
  • Collaborating with communications team to articulate issues relevant to local, state and federal public interests
  • Assist with TV commercial production by co-writing scripts, co-directing film crew on-location, and giving creative opinions to editing staff

Qualifications:

  • Journalism degree attained, or journalism student with degree soon to be attained.
  • Appearance and speaking skills are important for occasional on-camera appearances, radio broadcasts, and communications with TV media.

Employer

The company is a statewide government relations, polling, and lobbying firm.

Call for a direct telephone interview: 904.735.4268, Matt Justice, CEO (Reliant Florida)

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