Fall Internships

Marketing and Communications Internship: Interns will work directly with the Marketing and Communications department in all aspects of the organization’s communications projects. This includes activities such as:

  • Developing news releases and media alerts and researching publicity opportunities.
  • Developing cases studies on EDC business development projects and assisting with the creation of print and digital marketing collateral.
  • Creating in-depth profiles on key reporters and editors and maintaining the organization’s clip files.
  • Writing stories for the EDC’s internal and external communications outlets and helping with the organization’s social media platforms.

Requirements: The position is open to individuals at least 18 years of age, who are currently enrolled in a university or college as a full-time degree seeking individual. The internship is for class credit. Monetary compensation is not available.

Public Relations or Communications-oriented education is preferred; strong understanding of public relations tools; strong writing and communication skills; willing to manage projects; specifically interested in gaining “real-world” public relations and/or marketing experience; a minimum of one internship already completed; and 15+ hours per week.

Please forward resume and letter of interest to: Christine.Dellert@OrlandoEDC.com

 

Investor Relations Internship: Interns will work directly with the Investor Relations & Event department, which is responsible for procuring and sustaining approximately 68 percent of the organization’s operating budget.  Interns will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Assisting staff with day-to-day operations, including compiling marketing collateral for prospective investors, mailings, scheduling appointments and reorganizing/restructuring investor relations files.
  • Assisting in the preparation of reports, correspondence and marketing materials as needed.
  • Working to maintain database of investors and prospects in the Central Florida region.
  • Assisting staff with event coordination of executive briefings, luncheons, and receptions managed by the Investor Relations & Events department as a tool for Investor engagement and involvement.
  • Assisting staff with various projects and administrative support.

Advantages of the internship include:

  • Learning about the Orlando region and the private sector businesses.
  • Learning how to develop relationships and build fundraising efforts in our region.
  • Learning how to use programs and events to engage and involve investors.
  • Learning how to prioritize workload.
  • Having opportunities to make job contacts.

Requirements:The position is open to individuals at least 18 years of age, who are currently enrolled in a university or college. The internship is for class credit. Monetary compensation is not available.

Strong writing and communication skills; high PC aptitude (MS Word and Excel); excellent organizational skills and a "can do" attitude; willing to work flexible hours to meet the demands of the department.

We are currently accepting interns for a period of three to six months (20-30 hours a week).

Please forward resume and letter of interest to: Casey.Evans@OrlandoEDC.com