Opportunities 10.4.11

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Be there. Be Loud. Cheer on your Cronkite School Academic Bowl teams as they compete against other ASU Colleges and Schools. Each match in the double-elimination tournament lasts about 20 minutes.

Tuesday October 4
Pima Room, Memorial Union
Tempe Campus

4:00 p.m. (and again at either 4:40 p.m. or 5:00 p.m. depending on whether we win/lose)
Cronkite Gold vs. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Members of Cronkite Gold: Roxy Baldovin, Karsten Deuschle, Josh Rubin, Andy Suekoff

7:00 p.m. (and again at either 7:40 p.m. or 8:00 p.m. depending on whether we win/lose)
Cronkite Maroon vs. WP Carey School of Business
Members of Cronkite Maroon: Mauro Whiteman, Dustin Volz, Rob Scott, Pedro Silva

PRoSpeak
Friday, October 7 at 12:15 p.m.
Cronkite Room 355

This session features guests from the social media ONLY firm of DigitalRoyalty — www.TheDigitalRoyalty.com. Practitioners (and Cronkite School grads) Kirsten Stubbs and Britt Johnson will tell us what they do and how they do it along with insights into how to measure ROI. The session is a terrific way to expand your horizons, career plans and professional network.

Graduate Students
The Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) is pleased to announce an upcoming workshop: Negotiation Basics for Graduate and Professional Students on the Job Market. 
 
President’s Professor Dr. Jess Alberts will be sharing her extensive knowledge in negotiation during this interactive morning workshop. The presentation will include an examination of what is negotiable in the hiring process, as well as provide practical tools to help you prepare for and engage in negotiation. The workshop will conclude with a Question and Answer session. Graduate and professional students currently on the job market, as well as those planning for the future, are encouraged to attend.
 
Workshop: Negotiation Basics for Graduate and Professional Students on the Job Market
Presenter: President’s Professor and Negotiation Expert Dr. Jess Alberts
Where: ASU Downtown, Post Office Conference Room 120 
When: Monday, October 10th
Time:  10:00 -11:30 a.m. (Breakfast refreshments will be served.)
 
If you are interested in attending this workshop, please RSVP by clicking the link below as seats are limited!
http://negotiation2011.eventbrite.com

Cronkite Immersion Programs
Deadline to apply for programs like Cronkite NewsWatch, Cronkite News Service, Cronkite Washington Bureau, Cronkite New Media Innovation Lab and Entrepreneurship programs is on October 19.
Click here for undergraduate application
http://cronkite.asu.edu/assets/pdf/Undergraduate%20Immersion%20Course%20Application%20S12.pdf

INTERNSHIPS

McMurry Interactive Marketing & PR Internship Program
The goal of the McMurry Interactive Marketing & PR Internship program is to provide hands-on real world experience to college students, and to help assist our clients with their needs, too. We’ve structured an environment that gives you real projects to work on, strategize about and devote your time to. You’ll be work on client projects daily and by the end of your internship, you’ll have stronger foundational skills, elements to add to your portfolio and a wealth of knowledge in your back pocket.

Some of the things you’ll learn:

·How to write a press release and pitch
·How to develop a media list (local and national, as well as niche)
·Foundational understanding of SEO/PPC
·Introduction to Google Analytics and how it benefits clients
·The best location to shoot a Nerf gun from without being spotted J
·Marketing Research and strategic planning
·Client coordination
·Time management
·Organization

We are looking for college juniors and seniors, and are open to working with your college department for credit needs.

Please send your resume, a writing sample and a cover letter that showcases how you think PR, Social and Interactive Marketing work together to market a business and what your goals for an internship are. You need to be available at least 4 hours per day, three days per week and willing to work the entire semester. McMurry offers a flexible/casual work environment. Yes, you can wear your jeans. You need to be creative, amazing and excited to learn a ton because you’re not going to be brewing coffee around here (unless you happen to take the last cup from the kitchen and then, you better do the right thing and make more!). To learn more about life at McMurry, visit McMurry.com.

Contact:
Amy Linert – Interactive Communications Manager
Amy.Linert@McMurry.com

Digital Media and PR Internship
We are a 15-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.

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

We need an individual who is savvy in digital media, SEO and social media. Knowledge of WordPress for uploading articles and banner
images is an important skill and will be taught to qualified applicants.Knowledge of HTML is a plus. Internship is available for college credit or to garner relevant career building relevant experience. We want positive mental attitudes with a desire to learn more about life skills and holistic health. You will be able to work from 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 unpaid 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

Specials Intern, NBC News Special, NYC
Type of Business: NBC News spring 2012 internship opportunities gives students the real world experience and exposure to news production at one of the world’s leading media companies. Internships are the perfect way to gain experience while learning what a career at NBC News might hold in store for you.

As a company, we highly value our ability to provide students with these amazing opportunities. Interning at NBC Universal provides students with a platform to showcase and develop their talents, skills, and experiences. In addition to the experiences gained from the internship, the company provides various sessions throughout the semester to develop students professionally and expose them to senior leadership.

The NBC News Specials unit covers breaking news and live events, including long-term political stories. Interns work directly with producers to research stories, prepare graphics, coordinate logistics, and screen and log tapes. Due to the unpredictable, exciting nature of breaking news, this is a great opportunity for individuals who want to work in a setting where each day is different.
Interns must be self-motivated and comfortable working on projects independently. They must have strong journalism experience, problem-solving skills and should be able to work full-time during the spring.

What We Require:
NBC Universal interns must meet the following criteria:
– Must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s/Master’s program at an accredited college or university
– Must be 18 years or older and currently in sophomore standing or above
– Must be able to receive academic credit from their college or university prior to starting internship. You must consult your academic advisor to determine credit eligibility.
– Must be available to work from January to May

Please e-mail caroline.steuernagel@nbcuni.com with your availability, resume, and cover letter. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those candidates being considered will be contacted.

Public Relations Intern, Off Madison Avenue
Off Madison Ave is a high-energy, integrated communications agency in Phoenix, Ariz. located just north of downtown Tempe. Named one of the Best Places to Work in Arizona, our clients include Nike, Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix, Southwest Human Development, ARCADIS U.S. and many other great brands. We provide services in advertising, public relations, media, graphic design, strategy and Internet marketing.

Are you looking for a fall internship where you can put your creative and strategic mind to the test and thoroughly explore the field of public relations? Do you posses a relentlessly positive and proactive attitude, tremendous writing skills and are up for learning industry best practices in an integrated communications environment? If so, we are looking for you! We are currently accepting resumes for our fall public relations internship. This is a 30-hour per week, paid position, which begins October 2011 and runs through December. By the way…did we mention the perks? You’ll get to work with some of the best and brightest in the industry and this internship includes an invitation to our quarterly agency artist reception, all the free snacks you can eat…oh, and access to our “Friday Fun” hour each week! Think this is the place for you?

You Need:
•To be enrolled in college with a focus in PR, Journalism, Communications or a related field.
•Strong written and verbal communications specific to press release and media relations documents.
•Solid proofreading and editing skills.
•Strong knowledge of AP style.
•Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment.
•Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and appropriate software programs.
•To think strategically and creatively.
•Ability to work with a team, have fun and love what you do.

You Will:
Provide day-to-day account support for various agency clients.
•Assist with research and development of databases for various client and agency projects.
•Assist with writing and editing communications materials utilizing your knowledge of AP style.
•Assist with media relations efforts and on-site event participation.
•Continuously monitor current events and news in the public relations/communications field and clients’ industries.
•Assist teams with preparation of documents and other needs for client meetings and communications.
•Assist in new business projects by conducting news monitoring and research.
Interested? Check out www.offmadisonave.com and then send your resume to internships@offmadisonave.com. Please write “Fall PR Internship” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

FastMed Internship
FastMed is looking for an innovative and driven intern to assist and lead in the coordination of marketing, public relations an community relations to promote FastMed and all of its services. Some weekend hours may be required.

Reports to: Gerald V. Bohulano, Marketing Coordinator

Primary Responsibilities
-Developing content and updating all social media platforms
-Planning, development and execution of print and media campaigns
-Assist with creating and distributing marketing materials and press releases
-Writing a weekly blog to be published on FastMed’s Web site
-Maintain marketing database of both existing and potential relationships with schools, businesses, non-profits and other organizations
-Report on effectiveness of marketing campaigns, programs and initiatives
-Maintain product collateral and inventory
-Assist in coordinating speaking engagements and grand opening events

Skills Needed:
-Creative and outgoing
-Ability to work independently and as part of a team
-Organization and time management skills
-Event Planning
-Writing creatively and AP style
-Basic graphic design and basic digital photography is a plus

Benefits:
$10.00 an hour
Receive school credit
Flexible work schedule, 15-20 hours per-week
Work for the fastest growing Urgent Care provider in Arizona
Increase/contribute to public awareness of healthcare while building your professional portfolio

E-mail resume and cover letter to g.bohulano@fastmed.com

Summer 2012 Internship Deadlines
Major publications like The New York Times and The Washington Post offer summer internships. These high level internships are competitive and the application process typically begins in the fall. If you are interested in an internship with any of the major publications, please click on the respective links to get more information.

Chips Quinn Scholars
Deadline to apply: 10/15/11

http://www.chipsquinn.org/apply/index.aspx

The Dallas Morning News
Deadline to apply: 10/28/11
http://res.dallasnews.com/img/2012dmn_intern_flyer.pdf

The New York Times
Deadline to apply: 10/29/11
http://www.nytimes-internship.com/

The Miami Herald
Deadline to apply: 10/31/11

Send cover letter, resume, samples to: Recruiting Editor, Miami Herald News Room 1 Herald Plaza Miami, FL 33132

The Denver Post
Deadline to apply: 11/1/11

http://www.denverpost.com/internships

Pulliam Fellowship
Deadline to apply: 11/1/1

Fellows will work at The Arizona Republic or The Indianapolis Star.
http://www.indystar.com/article/99999999/HELP03/80129025/About-program

Newsday
Deadline to apply: 11/1/11
http://tiny.cc/d7mbi

The Washington Post
Deadline to apply: 11/1/11
www.washingtonpost.com/intern

St. Petersburg Times
Deadline to apply: 11/1/11
http://www.tampabay.com/company/join-us/internships

The Seattle Times
Deadline to apply: 11/1/11
https://www.smartrecruiters.com/seattletimescompany

Dow Jones News Fund
Deadline to apply: 11/1/11
http://www.dowjones.com/djcom/careers/newspaper-fund-interns.asp

Austin American Statesman
Deadline to apply: 11/4/11
http://www.statesman.com/services/internships-79371.html

Orlando Sentinel
Deadline to apply: 11/15/11
www.orlandosentinel.com/internships

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Deadline to apply: 11/30/11

http://www.plaindealer.com/employment/how_apply.php

USA Today
Deadline to apply: 12/1/11

http://www.usatoday.com/marketing/interns.htm?LOC=vanity

Minneapolis Star Tribune
Deadline to apply: 12/1/11

http://www.startribunecompany.com/158

The Houston Chronicle
Deadline to apply: 12/1/11

http://tiny.cc/kr0vw

Orange County Register
Deadline to apply: 12/15/11

http://www2.ocregister.com/about_us/careers/internshipsC.php
Christian Science Monitor
Deadline to apply: 1/1/12

http://www.csmonitor.com/About/Careers

Los Angeles Times
Deadline to apply: 1/1/12

http://tiny.cc/owruu

Latimes.com
Deadline to apply: 1/1/12

http://tiny.cc/ici4u

PART-TIME MEDIA or VOLUNTEER WORK

Changemaker Central
Changemaker Central is a student-run centralized resource hub for student involvement in entrepreneurship, civic engagement, service learning and community service that catalyzes student-driven social change.
 
Serving as a point of exposure, engagement and empowerment, Changemaker Central will be a space for all of ASU’s social innovators, no matter area of study, age, experience or background. Changemaker Central will provide resources and connect students with one another as well as the surrounding communities.
 
Currently, Changemaker Central is recruiting a student committee. This committee will have the opportunity to participate in Changemaker’s marketing and public relations efforts. We are seeking journalism and marketing students who desire experience in their field of interest. For more information regarding membership on this committee please contact:

Stuart Frost
scfrost@asu.edu
(480) 375-1734

Chase Field Announcer for Fundraiser
The Kiwanis Club is having a fundraiser on Sunday, November 6 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Chase FIeld. Please check out the website at www.homerun4kids.org

The family fun day at Chase Field will feature baseball clinics, live music, fun kids zone, silent auction, vendor booths, food and more. Organizers are in need of some announcers who will be announcing the activities that are going on the field and on the jumbotron.

If you have energy, personality and want to help out as a volunteer announcer, please contact Sharon Erickson 602-263-9502.

IHR Communications and Office Assistant

ASU’s Institute for Humanities Research (IHR) on the Tempe campus is looking for a conscientious, dependable and self-motivated student to assist with publicity and coordination goals, including writing email newsletters, writing for the web, updating the IHR website and social media sites, assisting with events, and general office responsibilities such as photocopying, mailings, and responding to inquiries. We also hope to take advantage of your specific strengths and interests. For additional information about the IHR, visit http://ihr.asu.edu.

Qualifications:
Excellent oral and written communication skills; familiarity with office procedures and equipment; MS Office Suite required; proficiency with a basic wysiwyg editor is a must; experience with more technical web-building such as HTML5,CSS3 and/or web publishing software packages such as Drupal preferred; familiarity with e-mail marketing clients such as Bronto preferred; academic coursework or other demonstrated interest in the humanities, journalism or communications; motivated; self-starter; experience with event coordination a plus.

Hours: 20 hours/week
Rate: $9/hour
Schedule: flexible, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., some evenings required
How to apply: Early applications encouraged—will close the position as soon as we find a suitable candidate. Please email or deliver cover letter, resume, and three references to Kirsten Keane, kirsten.keane@asu.edu, Social Sciences Room 107. If called for an interview, please be ready to provide writing samples.
Application deadline: Friday, Oct. 14, 2011

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