Another Successful Intern Pursuit for Quotes UCF
By: Xenecia Farrell
Quotes Director of Events
Students, clad in professional dress flocked to UCF’s Pegasus Ballroom on November 5 in hopes of landing an internship with one of 90 employers.
Intern Pursuit is a biannual internship fair open to all majors, featuring internships related to the communications field. The event offers students and employers the unique opportunity to meet face-to-face, getting a head start in the internship search process.
Employers from across many organizational categories in Central Florida were represented. Among them were the Orlando Science Center, Universal Orlando Resort, West Orange Chamber of Commerce, Target, MMGY Global, Edelman, the Central Florida Expressway Authority, Give Kids the World, UCF College of Business Administration, Push and CBS Radio.
Internship positions in the fields of public relations, advertising, marketing, web design, production, graphic design, social media and event planning were offered.
The spring edition of Intern Pursuit will take place on March 30 in the Pegasus Ballroom from 6-8 p.m. Registration for the event opens on Monday, November 10 via http://quotesucf.com/internpursuit/registration/. Students are provided a list of attending employers via the Quotes website.
Any question or concerns regarding this event can be directed to Quotes’ director of events, Xenecia Farrell at firstname.lastname@example.org
Intern Pursuit is only one of the many opportunities that Quotes provides its members. Biweekly meetings usually feature presentations from PR professionals like Samantha Delgado of Linda Costa Communications and FPRA’s very own, Alayna Curry. Upcoming tours to agencies such as Voce Communications and Edelman are also some other benefits to Quotes members! Contact the club’s president, Thevenin Campton, if you’re interested in hosting Quotes or serving as a speaker.