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Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center

7318 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
Web site: Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center
Contact: Terri Medina , Director of Development
Internship semester(s): All
Academic Level: JR, SR
Number of hours: 10

Communications Internship Position

Communications Internship Position

Sarasota-Based Non-Profit Organization Seeks Communications Intern


Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center is currently looking for a passionate and talented intern to

join our team! This internship is an opportunity for students to learn about communications in a

non-profit organization. Students will have the ability to directly utilize their skills to help increase and

enhance the organization’s awareness. They will routinely assist with special projects that will expose

them to the full-range of programs and services offered by the Lighthouse. If you think you would be a

good fit and are interested in joining our team, send your cover letter, resume and two writing

samples to


Junior or Senior level undergraduate students in Mass Communications, Journalism, Public

Relations, Marketing, Digital Communications, English or related fields can apply. Design and

video skills a plus.

● Access to reliable transportation enabling regular, predictable, on-time attendance and passing

background check.


Minimum 10 hours per week based on internship requirements if applicable. All interns will attend

department meetings.


● This internship is unpaid and for college credit if applicable.

Minimum experience/qualifications:


● Create and distribute press releases

● Assisting with media coordination

● Create engaging content for client stories, newsletter articles and appeal pieces

● Help schedule, coordinate and attend various events

● Support the development team in daily administrative tasks

● Manage and create content on social media accounts

● Identify unique ways to promote and publicize the Lighthouse via social media

● Help to brainstorm campaign ideas

(Posted 3/15/2021)
Application deadline: 5/31/2021