Communication Intern

Disability Rights Florida, the premier statewide disability legal rights advocacy organization, is offering a paid undergraduate internship to a qualified candidate for the 2019 Spring semester. It is open to students majoring in a College of Communication & Information program.

The student selected for the internship will work a minimum of 10 hours and a maximum of 20 hours per week. The pay range is between $9-12 per hour, based on candidate knowledge, skills, and abilities.

The ideal candidate may undertake for the following responsibilities:

  • Writing – researching, interviewing, and writing content for website and 2018 Annual Report; topics include success stories, systemic accomplishments, staff spotlights and more
  • Social Media – coordination, scheduling/posting, creating original content to share (see Writing above), finding pre-existing content to share and more
  • “You First” Podcast – production, scripting/outlining, audio editing, and more
  • Website – updating existing content, basic website editing/maintenance of both and sites
  • Email Newsletter – design, layout and distribution of e-news

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 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.