Gulfstream Media Group Internships
Gain a behind-the-scenes look at how a magazine is created, and discover if a career in the publishing industry is a fit for you. Gulfstream Media Group interns work closely with editors to create content for six luxury lifestyle publications and their online counterparts, including flagship Gold Coast magazine and FortLauderdaleDaily.com.
For fall: Aug. 15
For spring: Nov. 15
For summer: Feb. 28
This opportunity is unpaid but can be used toward college credit. Commitment is targeted at 15-20 hours per week. Applicants should be available to spend at least two days per week in the Fort Lauderdale office.
Internship opportunities offered:
Print Interns focus on pitching, writing and editing content for Gulfstream Media Group’s six luxury lifestyle publications. Editing responsibilities include researching, fact-checking and editing for grammar and AP style. Writing responsibilities include reporting, meeting deadlines and producing original content for the front-of-book on topics such as beauty, fashion, food, health and events. Interns may also receive the opportunity to write a profile piece or story. The ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, experience with deadlines, knowledge of South Florida and background working at a college newspaper or magazine.
Web Interns focus on pitching and writing daily stories for Gulfstream Media Group’s luxury lifestyle websites, plus online design brand Florida Home & Garden. Responsibilities include reporting, brainstorming evergreen story ideas, putting together newsletters, and helping promote online stories both on social media and in print. The ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, an ability to multi-task, knowledge of South Florida and background working at previous publications or a college newspaper or magazine. Strong writing skills and news judgment required.
Social Media Interns help update social media accounts for all Gulfstream Media Group’s luxury lifestyle publications, plus online design brand Florida Home & Garden. Basic knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Snapchat is required. Interns may also be asked to curate and/or create original content for the websites and social platforms. Experience managing or working with professional social media accounts is preferred.
Please email resume, cover letter, internship program of choice (print, web or social media) and three published writing clips to Managing Editor Alyssa Morlacci at email@example.com.
Magazine Sales & Marketing Interns
This is a non-paid, part-time internship working directly with the publisher of Boca Life Magazine. Intern must have excellent writing skills, computer skills and telephone communication skills. Sales and marketing interns are based in the Boca Raton and Delray Beach area.
This internship will involve a lot of business administration. Intern will work directly with the publisher, assisting in multiple departments including data entry, cold calling, setting meetings, helping with marketing campaigns, sales and events.
Intern will be exposed to top-level selling techniques and will have the opportunity to go on direct sales calls with publisher to affluent clientele and top-level business in the local area.
Publisher is open to new and creative marketing campaign ideas intern would like to facilitate. The opportunities are endless.
Upon successful completion of internship, Publisher Nicole Ruth will provide a recommendation letter from Boca Life Magazine and be available to give a verbal recommendation to future employees. Intern can receive academic credit.
Work in a relaxed atmosphere two to three days a week for four hours per day.
About Gulfstream Media Group:
Our organization has been a part of the South Florida community for nearly 50 years, starting with the flagship publication Gold Coast. We produce six regional lifestyle magazines and four interior design magazines. With our main office located just off the scenic Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, we are in the heart of the excitement and action of a growing South Florida market.