Paid Press Internship (Summer)

Company: Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater

Contact Person: Ashley Carr

Application Deadline: May 31, 2016


Are you self-motivated, engaging, and interested in a career in communications, public relations or a related field? Are you in Tallahassee for the summer? CFO Atwater’s Press Office is looking for an intern. The internship program offers students the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience while honing essential communication skills. The selected intern will draft and edit press releases, design and execute graphics to be used on the Department’s various social media platforms, and will have a seat at the table when events are planned, media calls are discussed, and messaging strategies are formulated.


  • Candidate must be proficient in all Microsoft Office programs, including: Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Candidate must maintain a superior understanding of current AP style guidelines.
  • Preferred candidates will have experience with simple, online graphics software, such as Piktochart or Canva.
  • Candidate must be available to work 20-30 hours per week.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three (preferably professional) writing samples to [email protected]. Applicants will be contacted if they are chosen for further consideration.

Job Originally Posted on: Tuesday, May 3, 2016