Internship (Media, Web, Social, Podcast)

Disability Rights Florida, the premier statewide disability legal rights advocacy organization, is offering a paid undergraduate internship to a qualified candidate for the 2017 Fall semester. It is open to students majoring in a College of Communication & Information program.

The internship is for 10-20 hours per week (depending on workload) throughout the semester. The pay range is between $9-12 per hour, based on candidate knowledge, skills, and abilities.

The ideal candidate may undertake the following responsibilities:

  • Social Media – coordination; scheduling/posting; creating new content to share; finding existing content to share
  • “You First” Podcast – production; scripting/outlining; audio editing
  • Annual Report – interviewing staff about relevant casework and writing short articles for the report
  • Website – updating existing content; basic website editing/maintenance of both and
  • Press/Media – writing/editing press releases
  • Graphic Design (if qualified) – edits to existing publications; laying out new publications
  • Video Production (if qualified) – there is a possibility that we will create new video content for website and social media

In addition to gaining experience relevant to your specific major, all interns will gain knowledge and experience with disability accessibility, language accessibility, and cultural competence.

To learn more about what we do, please visit

Please submit cover letter, resume, references, and writing/media samples to Keith Casebonne at Be sure to indicate your specific major.

Background screening is required of all employees of Disability Rights Florida. Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply.