Interns at Shepherd in the Account Management Department will have the opportunity to work with a variety of accounts such as CSX, National Vision, the Jacksonville Zoo, The Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, Subaru of Jacksonville, and St. Johns Cultural Council. The agency will provide the opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of handling an account from start to finish. Examples of daily assignments include:

  • Conduct research as assigned and write summaries, analysis and recommendations
  • Create and update client status reports
  • Proofread copy, artwork, agency and printers’ proofs as requested
  • Participate in planning and developing campaign plans
  • Assist with project management
  • Attend staff & agency meetings
  • Attend client meetings to observe client interaction & agency processes
  • Take minutes at meetings, prepare and distribute contact reports
  • Learn and use the agency’s workflow system
  • Support account management staff with other assignments as needed

At the conclusion of the internship, students will have the experience needed to qualify for an entry-level position with an agency.

Contact: Theresa Makrush at or Frances Hanold at


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