Internships

We need high energy people to help us achieve our vision to create and sustain a prosperous and diverse business community.

Available Internships

Investor Relations Internship: Intern will work directly with the Investor Relations department, which is responsible for procuring and sustaining approximately 70 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, schedule appointments and reorganize/restructure 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: This position is open to individuals at least 18 years of age who are currently enrolled in college in good academic standing. 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 applications for the investor relations unpaid internship position for a period of four to six months (20-25 hours a week).

Ideally investor relations would prefer a long-term intern willing to commit to a 6-month period with the ability to renew, subject to review. However, we will consider short term internships on a rolling basis. Internships can be utilized for academic credit. The student is responsible for obtaining permission to receive academic credit from their university.
 
Please forward resume and letter of interest to: alexis.jett@orlando.org



Marketing & Communications Internship: Intern works directly with the Marketing and Communications department on all aspects of the organization’s communications projects. This includes activities such as:
  • Composing news releases, media alerts and researching publicity opportunities
  • Writing stories for the blog
  • Developing cases studies on business development projects
  • Assisting with media plans and pitching to external communications outlets
  • Contributing to the organization’s social media platform (Facebook, LinkedIn, Youtube, Instagram and Twitter)
  • Designing and editing event specific emails and landing pages
  • Creating weekly internal employee newsletter
  • Assisting with the creation of print and digital marketing collateral
  • Creating in-depth profiles on key reporters and editors
  • Tracking media coverage and compiling monthly metrics

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; willingness 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: laureen.martinez@orlando.org