This summer, Schifino Lee welcomed six new interns to the team. Eager to contribute, our interns brought in a fresh new set of skills and talent that we were eager to have. In exchange, our interns have gained that real-world experience they were hungry for through their time with us.
Jacqueline Disla | Account Service Intern
Jackie is a rising senior at the University of Florida studying public relations and marketing. Her favorite part about interning at Schifino Lee has been all of the hands-on experience she attained by working with clients like Farrior Plastic Surgery, Gordon Chevrolet, IntelAgree, and getting the chance to work with incredibly talented individuals. After graduation, Jackie looks forward to getting another internship before moving out west.
Chris Harris | Videography Intern
Chris is a senior public relations major at the University of Florida. As an aspiring videographer and editor, he loves to capture captivating visuals and turn them into meaningful stories that can speak to the heart of a brand, which he has gotten to do with some of our clients like Alessi and Sander’s Lead. Following his internship with Schifino Lee, he will return to school for his final year – after which he hopes to begin working full-time in production for a branding and advertising firm.
Lauren Santos | Writing Intern
Entering her senior year at USF, Lauren is majoring in Mass Communications with a concentration in Advertising. During her time at Schifino Lee, Lauren attended client interviews, edited blog posts and crafted witty headlines for some of our clients, like the Tampa Museum of Art and the Pinellas Education Foundation. She is excited to take her experiences and passion for writing and apply what she has learned with us into her future career as a copywriter. Being a city girl, when Lauren graduates, she aspires to land a job at an agency in a major city like Atlanta, New Orleans or our very own Tampa.
Samantha Bernard | Account Service Intern
Having moved from Jamaica when she was 13, Sam, a recent grad from USF, majored in Marketing with a concentration in Sports and Entertainment Management. As an account intern, she loves how Schifino Lee has given her the chance to learn in-depth strategies towards clients, like Farrior Plastic Surgery and IntelAgree—which can help tailor their target audience. After her internship, Sam desires to move to Atlanta and work as an account executive.
Jacob Warhop | Design Intern
Jacob is a rising junior at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), double majoring in Illustration and Advertising & Branding. After Schifino Lee, Jacob plans on graduating and using his interests in drawing, painting and writing to become an art director or copywriter, while also being an in-house editorial illustrator. His favorite part about Shifino Lee so far has been being able to work on material that is going to real clients, like the Hillsborough County Sheriff, Dewar Nursery, the American Marketing Association— and seeing all the different things that small ad agencies get to work on.
Brooke Worthan | Design Intern
A Tampa native, Brooke attended the Art Institute of Tampa for web and graphic design. She loves experiencing the day-to-day of working in a creative environment like Schifino Lee and getting to produce work for clients, such as Salems and Alessi. She has enjoyed the opportunity to work with the team and learn from a great group of people. After her internship, Brooke looks forward to beginning a career in the creative field and continuing to grow as a designer.
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