Communications

(SU communications students please note: the Newhouse School of Communications does not give department credit for internships done overseas. Internships can, however, be done for generic IPA credit.)

EXOUT
EXOUT is a virtual company  that offers services for social media management, cloud computing set-up and training, and web site development. Interns will assist with the management of English-language social media for local businesses. Being a virtual company, interns may choose their own schedules; however, they will be required to adhere to their schedules very strictly.
Italian is not required.

Fennek International Global Strategies
Fennek International is a small firm which handles all aspects of marketing and communications according to clients' needs. Internships may focus more on the marketing aspects of the business or on graphic design and advertising.
Italian is not required.

Flo N the Go
New internship: Description available soon.

Florence TV/Web TV
Florence TV is a local television station in Florence that seeks broadcasting students to assist in the production and final cut editing of video clips about Florence for broadcast on their web TV. Students will make their own video clips about Florence and Italy participating in the entire production process from start to finish. Students will also do editing for an online column called “USA chiama Italia.” Eligible students should have some broadcasting experience, either theoretical or practical, and demonstrate initiative, creativity and reliability in their work.
Language requisites: Intermediate Italian.

Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco
The Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco is a private foundation whose mission is to promote intercultural dialogue among different countries, with special emphasis on East/West relations, and to promote an awareness of cultural heritages and diversities among young people. The internship is offered for 2 credits (90 hours) only. The internship aims to communicate the meaning of cultural heritage to young people and to promote the concept of travel beyond consumer “tourism.”  Interns will work on the Life Beyond Tourism project  (LBT portal and photo blogs) and on promoting events related to this project. The main tasks will be to develop 1) a contact network and 2) a blog and photoblog on the following topics: Cultural Heritage, Cultural Diversity, Tourism & Travel, Inter-Cultural Dialogue. Recommended for Photography, Communications and Marketing majors.
Language requisites: None.

Il Giornale della Toscana
Il Giornale della Toscana is a newspaper based in Florence. It is
the regional section of the national newspaper "Il Giornale" and has been
published since 1998. Readers can find daily news about politics, culture,
entertainment and sports in Tuscany. The current editor is
Luciano Olivari and the partnership with Syracuse University has been active since
summer 2011.
Students will be asked to write short stories on everyday life in Florence. If approved students’ articles will be published.
Language requisites: 3 semesters of Italian.

Magenta Editrice, English-language publishing house
Magenta Editrice produces Vista, Florence & Tuscany, a magazine providing an in-depth panorama of Tuscany's culture and cultural happenings. Magenta also publishes Month by Month, which provides live coverage of Tuscan events, in addition to its travel books. Managed by the area’s only professionally-accredited American journalist, a professional team of photographers and designers as well as expatriate writers integrated into the fabric of Italian life produce Magenta’s publications on site in Tuscany. There are internship opportunities for writers, graphic designers and photographers as well as the opportunity to contribute to the new website.
Language requisites: None.

SeeTen TV Magazine
Seeten is an English-language TV magazine which provides tourists with information about the city of Florence, upcoming artistic and cultural events, and traveling tips and advisories. The intern takes part in every aspect of program production, including reporting live on TV. Available for a minimum of 90 contact hours (2 credits) only.

Language requisites: None.

The Florence Newspaper
Florence Newspaper is an online journal featuring articles on various aspects of Florentine culture and business life. This online newspaper offers students the opportunity to do an internship for a semester in the areas of written and photo journalism, to work with Italian printing and press offices, and to interact professionally with the local community and culture.
Language requisites: Intermediate to advanced Italian.

The Florentine (Bi-monthly newspaper)
The Florentine is a bi-weekly English-language newspaper published in Florence. It aims to help English-speaking visitors become better acquainted with the city of Florence and its surrounding communities. It reports on local and national Italian news and publishes an extensive list of current events in and around Florence. The intern writes articles of general interest for English-speaking residents and visitors to Florence.
Language requisites: None.