OPPORTUNITIES 8.12.11

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Important Internship Information

When May I Intern?
If you are a freshman or a first-year student who transferred from another school, you must complete JMC 101 and JMC 110 before you can work an internship. Usually, this means the earliest time you can start internship work is in your second semester.

Internship Registration
If you are working an internship in the fall 2011 semester and have not registered for the internship credit (MCO 294 or JMC 484), please do so by Friday, September 2. We cannot give retroactive credit for an internship so please register by the deadline. You are required to register for any internship obtained through the Cronkite School listings.

To get more information about internship registration, please contact
Alicia at alicia.tang-mills@asu.edu

Internship Application
You must submit an internship application for each semester in which you work an internship. The application and other internship information can be found at http://cronkite.asu.edu/experience/internship_faq.php

INTERNSHIPS

Internship Opportunities With National Syndicated News Show
RightThisMinute, a new hour-long, weekday news and information show premiering September 12, is looking for interns to work in its newsroom. Interns will work with producers, e-journalists and content-bookers to organize and prepare stories for air. Must be internet savvy, detail oriented and able to work under deadline pressure. All work will take place in the Cronkite School. Must be available weekday afternoons and/or evenings. Knowledge of FinalCut Pro and computer databases is a plus as is studio production experience. 20 hours per week. Interns will be paid a stipend upon successful completion of their internships.

Contact: Phil Alvidrez
phil@magicdust.com
480-940-5363
http://www.magicdust.com

Marketing/Events Intern
AZ Big Media is currently seeking a marketing/events intern to start immediately. Duties and responsibilities include project management, event planning for AZ Big Media’s events and expos, assisting with the implementation of marketing social media strategies, networking with top industry leaders, copy writing, proofreading and helping to create marketing campaigns and collateral pieces including house ads, fliers, brochures, eblasts, etc. for multiple publications — as well as work directly with the publisher and assist with general duties.

We seek a candidate with creativity, the willingness to learn, a positive attitude, strong initiative and the drive to create quality work. Through this internship interns will have the ability to create lasting and valuable business connections. Interns should be efficient & organized and possess basic computer skills. Interns will have flexible schedules with opportunities to work around class times.

The internship is unpaid. However, the experience is one that will help you see where you’ll want to take your career in the future.

If you are interested, please send your resume to Marketing/Events Manager Whitney Fletcher at whitney.fletcher@azbigmedia.com

Buzz Mouth
Buzz Mouth, a digital strategy, social media and content agency based in Phoenix, Ariz., has immediate openings available for several interns to help in all areas of our business. Ideal candidates will have a passion for technology, social media and creating content (blogs, articles, video, etc.) to support a wide variety of businesses and organizations as well as a background in marketing, communications and/or journalism.

Responsibilities:
-Managing multiple tasks across several clients at once.
-Creating and managing numerous social media profiles across hundreds of networks.
-Building links on aforementioned profiles to drive SEO and SMO to drive traffic and awareness for clients.
-Generate content, including blogs, articles, video, etc.
-Support staff in any and all aspects as needed.
-Research photography, current events, pop culture and growing trends.

Learn more about us at www.buzzmouth.com

* Location: Phoenix, Ariz.
* Compensation: Pay depends on experience and assigned projects
* This is an internship job
* Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
* Please, no phone calls about this job!
* Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

Contact:
resume.content@buzzmouth.info

The Make-A-Wish Foundation Internship
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of America® is looking for a competent individual with strong creative writing skills and knowledge of organizational branding to apply for our Branding and Creative Services Internship at our National Office in Phoenix. One internship is available for a 16-week part time position compensated at 10.00 dollars an hour starting on September 12 and ending December 2.

The application deadline has been extended to August 14th, for a complete job description and for immediate consideration, please direct students to apply online at http://jobs.wish.org Submit resume and cover letter in Word format to: Human Resources, Make-A-Wish Foundation® of America.

Girlfriends Talk Sports Internship
Assistant Reporter – Sports Entertainment
We are in need of four to six juniors/seniors/or grad students, for at least three days per week.

There are several areas available for interns:
– Writing blogs
– Working on our social media platforms
– Research coordination
– Participation at our live events

Job Description
News reporters are responsible for producing stories for our program and products including: webisode story ideas, interview opportunities, content research, scheduling and production. They think of story ideas, interview various people relating to the story topic, write scripts, obtain images and edit video.

Responsibilities
1. Works with media personality to generate ideas, research & develop story angles and set up shoots for video, assist in development of new content, product and audience.
2. Arranges and conducts interviews, writes stories and edits video.
3. Attends weekly team meetings. (times to be determined based on schedule/availability)
4. Works to keep up with local and national sports news.
5. Assists with pre-production, production and event support with camera/production crew, media personality and guests or audience members in studio, onset or in field production situations.
6. Manages schedules, appointments, interview requests, and on-set requirements of media personality.
7. Provides on-camera talent, guest blog content and/or other media personality responsibilities on an ‘as needed’ basis.

Requirements
1. Ability to remain positive during challenging situations.
2. Ability to work in a team situation.
3. Strong communication and organizational skills.

Preferences
The following skills and related job experience are preferred in candidates, but are not required:
1. Some experience as a print, television or radio reporter, or production assistant.
2. Successful completion of courses that relate to this job description.
3. Experience in a leadership role.
4. Strong writing, research and organizational skills.

In addition, candidates must be available for approximately 12 hours a week. This includes regularly scheduled weekly meetings. The amount of hours per week is subject to change depending on circumstances. The reporter position is a one semester non-paid position. MUST LOVE SPORTS – Please do not apply if you do not have a passion for this arena.

Teresa Santiago
602.432.7083
www.girlfriendstalksports.com

Writing Internship
Patrick Media Group
Digital Magazine and Web Publisher

Editorial intern to assist with writing, editing, video editing, social media, media tracking, media clipping and other functions in concert with the editor and webmaster. Internship to run from August 15, 2011 to December 15, 2011.

Internship hours: 9-15 hours/week
Paid: $1,500 stipend

4350 E. Camelback
Phoenix 85018
Websites: www.frontdoorsnews.com
www.foodandflourish.com

Contact: Christopher Yen
Phone: 602-852-0283
E-mail: cy@patrickmediagroup.com

Communications/Marketing Intern – HelmsBriscoe
Position: Part-Time, Paid ($10/hour)
Industry: Hospitality

Description
The global leader in meetings procurement, HelmsBriscoe offers an easy alternative to the complexity and expense of planning your next event. With Associates in every corner of the world, clients everywhere can benefit from our global reach, unsurpassed experience, industry relationships and full-service management options.

Responsibilities
Write and develop content for Email newsletters, internal communications and press releases
Assist with website design projects in various ways
Develop, monitor and post on social networks
Online outreach and promotion using Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more
Prepare presentations
Creation of sales and marketing materials

Requirements
We are looking for an undergraduate student in the Phoenix area who is majoring in Marketing, Communications or Public Relations. This person should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with extensive knowledge of Web and social media. This individual should also be skilled at web navigation, possess solid project management skills and experience and have the ability to handle multiple priorities and think independently. An understanding of and experience with communication disciplines such as graphic design, advertising, marketing and internal communications in a plus. Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint required. Individual should pay high attention to detail and have a willingness to learn.

To apply:
Send cover letter, resume and three writing samples to:
Lisa Sagstad
Manager of Communications
HelmsBriscoe
lsagstad@helmsbriscoe.com
Address: 20875 N. 90th Place
Location: Scottsdale, Ariz.
Application Deadline: Available Year-round

Digital Media & PR Internship
We are a 14-year-old public relations and marketing firm based in Scottsdale, Arizona that specializes in green centric, inspirational and natural health media content. We work with authors, celebrities, and practitioners in this arena.

We will be partnering with two other online publications to grow our sites. We also focus on the areas of film, music and television production. Knowledge of video and editing is a plus.

Please see our sites:
www.cloudninemarketing.com
www.hhdirectory.com
www.holistichealingnews.com

We need an individual who is savvy in digital media to research media sources, draft press releases and edit articles for placement on our sites. Excellent writing skills are a MUST. Knowledge of WordPress for uploading articles and banner images is an important skill and will be taught to qualified applicants.

Internship is available for college credit or to garner relevant career building experience.

You will be able to work from your home, saving time and money on travel. The hours are flexible and we are willing to work around your class schedule. Perks include concerts, events and possible travel. This is a nonpaid internship

Interns must be self-motivated and have a desire for excellence. We are on an honor system with hours and encourage mature, highly skilled and dedicated students to apply.

A minimum of 15 hours a week is required. You will work virtually with one in-person meeting and 2 conference/ SKYPE calls each week.

This is an excellent opportunity to learn and gain experience in a real world situation with a company that is passionate about what it does and committed to the success of its clients as well as its employees.

Position type: Part Time/Full Time/ Internship Send resume to trina@cloudninemarketing.com or call 480 419.1799

Public Relations Intern
Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County is seeking a Public Relations Intern to create and conduct outreach programs for the public. Duties may include setting up speaking engagements, conducting school tours, writing and creating visual presentations and working with the multi-media specialist to produce court videos. The position will also assist the Media Relations director with social media and other media relations functions that may include: setting up media cameras in the courtroom, reporting pertinent case information to the media relations director and the public information officer and updating and monitoring web content of high profile cases.

Responsibilities
* Conducts preliminary research for and assists in the development of news releases, presentations, and other public relations material and campaigns, including distribution to the media that may be required.
* Writes and edits stories for Court Newsletter
* Completes research on relevant public and government relations issues which are used to maintain current and accurate files.
* Attend high profile cases and relay pertinent information to Media Relations staff.
* Conducts school tours and sets up speaking engagements.
* Develops ideas and writes material for social media sites.
* Assists with some administrative functions related to the activities of the Media Relations department, providing support as required to the Media Relations Director, Public Information Officer and Multimedia Journalist.
*Assists with the planning of and participates in public and government relations events as required.
*Works with complex legal terms, language and sensitive data

Requirements
*Coursework in Public Relations, Journalism, Government Affairs or related field of study.
*Strong AP style writing skills.
*High degree of professionalism.
* Working knowledge of video editing software.
*Extensive PC proficiency with expertise in Word, Excel, and Power Point.
*Familiarity with and proficient in conducting research on the Internet.
*Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.
*Graphic design and publication layout skills preferred

Contact:
Karen Arra
Media Relations Director
Judicial Branch of Arizona
602.506.7570
karra@superiorcourt.maricopa.gov

AZ Front Row Magazine Internship
Interns will be mentored by editorial staff and assist in staff meetings, organizing story ideas, editing copy, generating monthly budget, and help in the designing of the magazine. Interns will assist in office duties as needed. Duties range from taking calls, managing mail service and stocking magazine booths. Interns are expected to attend media events, press conferences and interview athletes related to professional sports in the Phoenix metro area.

Contact: Omar Marquez, Editor
omar@azfrontrow.com
130 N. Central Ave. #205
Phoenix
602-503-5555
www.AZFrontRow.com

Harlem Globetrotters International PR/Communications Internship

The Harlem Globetrotters organization is looking for an intern. We are within walking distance of the Cronkite Building in downtown Phoenix. Even though it is an unpaid internship, you will work with sports and entertainment PR and for a company with with a strong brand.

Job Description

Intern will be responsible for:
• Write and distribute on-sale press releases
• Write feature stories for website
• Research media in select markets
• Pitch phone interviews for select markets
• Maintain media database
• Maintain Burrelle’s clip service database
• Maintain video archives
• Follow up with fan mail inquiries
• Update player alumni files

Contact: Brett Meister
meister@harlemglobetrotters.com
fax | 602.258.5925
web | harlemglobetrotters.com

Public Relations Internship

For more than 50 years, Owens Harkey has led the marketing, advertising and public relations efforts for a wide variety of clients across the country. Our long history of achieving exceptional results for our clients is the pride and joy of our business, but we also recognize that Owens Harkey is nothing without our top-notch team of industry professionals. We recruit people to represent the Owens Harkey brand very carefully and build powerful account teams that move mountains when asked.

As a public relations intern at Owens Harkey, you’ll be an integral part of our account team and will get hands-on experience from Day 1. In our fun and supportive environment, you’ll learn the ins and outs of working in the “agency world” to help guide you in your career path.

Key responsibilities of the public relations intern will include, but are not limited to:

• Assisting in a variety of client campaigns and projects
• Drafting written media pitches, news releases and one-sheets for distribution
• Drafting blog posts related to client news and industry trends for use on Owens Harkey and clients’ websites
• Conducting research for clients, events, media and other potential opportunities
• Monitoring media coverage for client news
• Assisting in coordinating client events
• Helping maintain media and community contact databases

Requirements:

• Attend a university or community college, majoring in marketing, advertising, public relations, communications, journalism or another related field
• Moderate understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Extremely organized and detail-oriented
• Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and exceed expectations
• Be dedicated, fun, outgoing and adventurous
• Knowledge of social media marketing strategies preferred
• Knowledge of AP Style preferred

In addition to the hands-on experience, the public relations intern will also participate in an intern training program with one of the agency’s partners, where they will cover a broad spectrum of topics, trends and practical knowledge related to the marketing, advertising and public relations industries.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit your cover letter, resume and a writing sample to r.narramore@owensharkey.com. The writing sample may be an article, blog post or news release written by the candidate. Writing samples may be real or hypothetical.

NOTE: This is an unpaid internship that requires a minimum commitment of 16 hours per week.

PART-TIME PAID WORK OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Job Title: Marketing / Administration Position
Company: Innovative Lighting & Design

Location: Scottsdale, Ariz.
Website: www.LightingAZ.com

Status: Part-time/Full-time; 20-40 hours per week
Compensation: $10-14 per hour, health insurance available

Description: Individual will be responsible for social media and some administrative duties. (This is a key position in our successful and growing business we are not just looking for anyone). Individual will be working directly for the owner of the company and will be responsible for administrative and support functions and will need to manage social media for the company through graphic design, website updates, constant contact, company newsletters (internal and external), Twitter, LinkedIn, and other means. Email your resume and cover letter with a brief description in the body of the email of why you would be a good fit for this position. Individual must be outgoing, creative, and proactive with good integrity and sets high standards. This position performs a wide range of detailed functions. Must be well organized and be able to multi-task. Having excellent written, oral communication and listening skills are a must.

If you are seeking a position within a growing organization that allows for advancement based on hard work, diligence and dedication please come see us. You will have the opportunity to utilize your past experience while gaining additional skills and building a solid business.

Instructions: Email Chad Shimek your resume and cover letter, including why you would be a good fit for this position and then, please call to follow-up.

Contact Information
Chad Shimek
Email: chad@lightingAz.com
Phone: 480-560-5022

SheKnows Part-Time Production Assistant

Duties & Responsibilities include:

Assisting SheKnows TV video production team on studio shoots
Assisting SheKnows TV team during field shoots
Shopping and making returns before and after shoots
Day-to-day administrative business
May assist with script writing

Qualifications & requirements:

Pursuing a B.A or B.S degree in Broadcast Journalism/Production or a related field
At least 1 year of demonstrated TV/online experience. This includes a previous internship.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Must have strong organizational skills
Experience in Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office and Excel preferred
Ability to juggle numerous projects at once under deadline pressure and stay organized
Eager to learn in a fast paced environment
A willingness to have fun. We are a fun staff that loves what we do, so it helps to have charisma, a sense of humor and a thirst for learning new things.

This is a part-time freelance position, but could turn into a full-time freelance position.
If interested, email your resume to Lauren.joskowitz@sheknows.com.

AV Technician
Bellevue Heights Church of Sun City is seeking an AV technician to serve during our Sunday morning services.

Tasks include: prepare graphics for our large sanctuary screen; record sermons; monitor audio systems, etc. The position would be part time, estimated at 10 hours weekly. Compensation is negotiable and competitive to the marketplace. This position is ideal for a student or graduate seeking steady employment.

Qualified candidates may respond to JIMESackett@aol.com

Jim Sackett
623-583-9355

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