Below, marketing intern Gabriel Vasquez-Peterson talks about the Skyway Bridge Memorial, its dedication ceremony, and the author who made the monument possible, Bill DeYoung. The Skyway Bridge Memorial by Gabriel Vasquez-Peterson On May 9, 1980, the 20,000-ton freighter "Summit Venture," its pilot blinded by a sudden violent weather cell, crashed into a support pier of Tampa’s Skyway … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: The Skyway Bridge Memorial
Thinking of doing an internship at a publishing house? University Press of Florida marketing intern Amber Paez offers some advice on what to expect and what to avoid during your internship experience. Think “All for One.” Before interning I had a vague idea of what it would be like to work at a publishing firm after college. I … Continue reading 5 Intern Tips for Getting Started in Publishing
Marketing intern Jackie Joiner is majoring in advertising at the University of Florida. During her internship this spring at the University Press of Florida, Jackie got us started participating in #FirstLineFriday—a weekly look inside our newest books. (Follow us on Twitter or Facebook to join in!) . . Get to know some of the many environmentalists Leslie Kemp … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: Meet Some of the Leading Ladies of Saving Florida!
by Becky Odell, Sales and Marketing Intern Today is Law Day! In honor, we're celebrating with Jon L. Mills's new book, Privacy in the New Media Age! Marketing intern Becky Odell, completing her master of science in management at the University of Florida, has been working closely with Mills's book. Having volunteered for political campaigns, including the … Continue reading Celebrating Law Day with “Privacy in the New Media Age”: Intern Guest Post
By Zoë Herdt, Sales and Marketing Intern A marketing intern at the University Press of Florida, Zoë is majoring in advertising and English at the University of Florida. She is the host of readbyzoe, a YouTube (“BookTube”) channel dedicated to sharing her “slight book obsession” with the world. She hopes to one day work in … Continue reading Cooking with Sorghum’s Savor: Intern Guest Post
Marketing intern Micole Kaye worked closely with Mac Stone's Everglades: America's Wetland during her internship at the University Press of Florida and discovered some amazing facts about America's largest wetland. Below she shares some of the wonders you can find in the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States. “One way to open your eyes … Continue reading 7 Wonders of the Everglades (And How to Help Them!)
Every Thanksgiving, my family is invited over to our neighbor’s house for a big turkey dinner. While my mother always brings over her signature spinach salad and famous chocolate chip cookies, I tend to bake something different each year. Normally I turn to Pinterest to find a recipe, but this year my internship at the … Continue reading Guest Post: Brianna Tringali, Marketing Intern