Opportunities 11.1.11


The Bleacher Report Q/A Session
There’s a company called Bleacher Report (4th largest sports media site in U.S.) that is visiting ASU on Wednesday November 2. We will hold a Q/A session with Max Tcheyan, Writing Internship Director, on Wednesday November 2 from *5:30 p.m. – 6: 30 p.m. in the executive conference room Cronkite #444. Max will speak about jobs/internships and take questions. If you are interested in sports, sports writing or online journalism, we encourage you to attend this information session.

Bleacher Report
Max Tcheyan

DPC Career Services workshops, events and programs for November 2011!

Resume Writing Workshop
Wednesday, November 2 from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Historic Post Office, 110

Graduate School Fair!
Thursday, November 3 from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Memorial Union, Tempe Campus

Pre-Health / Pre-Law Workshop in collaboration with Barrett, The Honors College
Friday, November 4 from 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Cronkite 125

Interview & Professional Dress Workshop
Monday, November 7 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Historic Post Office, 110

Finding Internships Webinar
Wednesday, November 9 from 12 – 1 p.m.

Employer Interviewing on Campus – Gannett Local
Wednesday, November 9 – All Day
Historic Post Office, 110

Innovation Challenge Info Session/Writer’s Workshop
Thursday, November 10 from 11 – 12 p.m.
Historic Post Office, 110

Etiquette Dinner
Tuesday, November 15 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Phoenix
MUST pre-register and pay $5 at

Innovation Challenge Info Session/Writer’s Workshop
Wednesday, November 16 from 12 – 1 p.m.
Historic Post Office, 110

For more information about Career Services, visit www.asu.edu/career


Spring 2012 Internship
Time-Warner in Washington D.C.

About TWC Washington Bureau
The Time Warner Cable Washington Bureau covers Washington news for Time Warner Cable’s Local News Division, which operates a network of cable news channels in New York, North Carolina and Texas, to include NY1 News, NY1 Noticias, YNN in upstate New York, News 14 Carolina, and YNN Austin. Our mission is to provide news coverage of local interest to those markets from Washington, DC…with an emphasis on reporting national political stories with a local focus for our markets.
We offer opportunities to students who are motivated and eager to learn about broadcast journalism and gain valuable experience in a newsroom environment. We are looking for interns who will help plan, execute and coordinate various aspects of news media.
Interns at the TWC Washington Bureau will be responsible for assisting with monitoring for breaking news, researching and compiling data for stories, developing contacts, and writing and observing the editing process. Interns will have opportunities to go out in the field on shoots, as well as to assist with newsroom live shots and on-set interviews. Interns will develop knowledge and experience in broadcast newsgathering, bureau operations, and field production.
Candidates for internships MUST:
• Receive academic credits
• Have strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication skills, leadership and organizational abilities.
• Maintain a professional appearance, be enthusiastic, and have a demonstrated interest in journalism and news.
• Be able to commit to 16-24 hours per week.

Coursework or previous internship experience in communications, journalism or related field is preferred.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Application Procedures
Interested students MUST complete the online application at www.timewarnercable.com/careers

To be considered applicants MUST list the position or positions they are interested in obtaining and rationale for selecting this/these area(s) in a cover letter which should be uploaded as part of the SAME DOCUMENT as their resume. http://tiny.cc/vwg0v

Spring 2012 Phoenix New Times unpaid PR Internship
We seek a public relations intern who will work directly with the Managing Editor on events like Caramelpalooza (caramel tasting, per Chow Bella) and Big Brain Awards, some Best of Phoenix.

Amy Silverman

Summer 2012
Politico in Washington D.C.

Politico has 2012 summer internships for undergrads and graduate students. We’ll have both reporting and Web producer internships. Applicants must be rising juniors at minimum. The application deadline is Monday, Dec. 5, 2011.


We are looking for sharp, savvy student journalists with a fierce interest in national politics and government news. Experience covering politics and government – at the campus, local, state or national level – is preferred.

Summer 2012 Internship, The Washington Times
nternships at The Washington Times are intensive, hands-on learning opportunities in the real world. TWT interns are not “go-fers.” They do not make coffee, run errands or sit around and watch professional journalists do their work.

From their first day in The Times’ program, interns are treated like professionals. They are assigned stories, given lists of contacts and sources, and encouraged to generate their own ideas for stories, photos and graphics. They also receive one-on-one supervision and guidance from veteran editors and reporters.

Unpaid internships, which require that students receive curriculum credit for their work, are available throughout the year. A small number of paid internships will be available for eight weeks each summer. Interns are required to arrange their housing and transportation to and from Washington.

Carleton Bryant
Newsroom Internship Coordinator
The Washington Times

Summer 2012, APS Communications Internship
Corporate Communications Internship, Arizona Public Service
The Corporate Communications intern will gain valuable experience assisting with communications projects and initiatives for APS, Arizona’s largest electric company. Primarily, this intern will write and edit a variety of articles and collateral materials covering internal and external aspects of the electric utility business. Examples of assignments may include:
•Writing feature articles and covering events for the company’s electronic newsletter. This may include interviewing internal and external clients, and small-scale multi-media production such as event photographs and/or video.
•Developing marketing brochures, web copy and community print advertisements.
•Providing writing and editing assistance for company reports and special projects.
•Developing social media communications.
•Assisting with issues-based communications initiatives.
•Must be currently enrolled FT (minimum of 12 credits a semester) in an accredited college or university in Communications, Journalism, English or similar degree program.
•Must show ongoing achievement in areas of study and training specific to functional area.
•Academic standing of 3.0 GPA is preferred

The ideal candidate will possess strong writing and proofreading abilities, knowledge of AP style, ability to interact professionally with internal and external clients, and initiative to work independently as well as within a team. Some light travel required.

Salary: $13.50-$22.00 per hour
Application deadline: 11-25-11
Apply through Sun Devil CareerLink at www.asu.edu/career reference number 751978.

Spring 2012 Intern/extern press department for US Senate Campaign
On a major US Senate campaign the press department is responsible for the campaigns discrimination of information. From press releases to social media, the press department is responsible for getting the candidate’s message to the voters. Interns will be required to assist in creating content for press releases and social media. In addition to creating content you will be assisting in driving social media content on various social media outlets such as twitter and Facebook. Interns will be exposed to the entire press process: how campaigns release information, how campaigns respond to negative press, and the ethical implications of dealing with non-traditional media like blogs and propaganda. Interest in Rhetoric and Human Communications is recommended. Interns will work with the press secretary or the e-campaign director depending on skill-set.

Wil Cardon For US Senate
Brian Thomas, E-Campaign Director
(480) 720-6170

Spring 2012 Internship
Lymphona Research Foundation Communications Internship

The Lymphoma Research Foundation is seeking a Marketing & Communication Intern. The ideal candidate is a student pursuing an undergraduate degree in journalism, PR, marketing, management or non-profit admin. Tasks would include media relations – writing media releases, social media, fundraising, volunteer coordination, event planning and admin support. We are looking for about 8-10 hours a week, but are flexible. 

Your cover letters and communications will eventually be directed to Holly Walter, the Director of a local company.

If you’re interested, please contact Kate Alivarius at: alivarius@hotmail.com 

Summer Internship Deadlines for Major Publications

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Deadline to Apply 11-30-11

USA Today
Deadline to Apply 12-1-11

Minneapolis Star Tribune
Deadline 12-1-11

The Houston Chronicle
Deadline to Apply 12-1-11

The Oregonian
Deadline to Apply 12-1-11

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

Los Angeles Times
Deadline to Apply 1-1-12

Deadline to Apply 1-1-12


Graduate Students in Journalism
FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics), in collaboration with The Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, is now accepting applications for a fellowship designed to challenge graduate students in journalism to consider contemporary ethical issues using the conduct of journalists in Nazi Germany as a framework. Fellowships include an all-expense paid trip from New York to Berlin, Krakow, and Oświęcim (Auschwitz) where students will work with leading faculty to explore both the history and the ethical issues facing their profession today. All program costs, including international and European travel, lodging, and food, are covered.

The tentative program dates for FASPE Journalism are May 20 – June 1, 2012.

Completed applications must be received by January 6, 2012. Candidates of all religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To apply or to learn more about FASPE, please visit: http://www.mjhnyc.org/FASPE/

If you have any questions, please contact Thorin R. Tritter, Managing Director of FASPE, at FASPE@mjhnyc.org.

$20K Scholarship
ONA (online news association) is recruiting applicants for our AP-Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship. The AP-Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship program will provide $20,000 scholarships for the 2012-13 academic year to six promising undergraduate or graduate students. The scholarships are open to college sophomores or higher with at least one year of full-time undergraduate or graduate study remaining. Applicants must submit a project or concept that explains how his or her strategy moves digital journalism forward. The deadline is January 27, 2012.

More information about the program can be found here:

Location: North Scottsdale
Job type: On-line News Aggregation and Editing
Employment type: part time, start as soon as possible.
Base Pay: $15.00 – $20.00/hr.

Required Education: bachelor’s degree in Journalism or into third year working toward journalism degree, will also accept over two years’ experience in journalism field.

Other requirements: Should have working knowledge of AP style book, be highly motivated, and have proficient computer based on-line research skills, and ability to work on deadline. Qualified candidates should be able to research, aggregate content, edit, review news, compose headlines.
Description: GoVote.com is a for-profit, multi-partisan, political News and current event portal. Aggregators and editors must be able to locate and research applicable content. GoVote.com is a 24 hour and 7 day a week operation, with day and night shifts available that are approximately 5 hours in length.

(801) 400-8160

Teleprompter Operator at Channel 3
KTVK- 3TV is accepting applications for the position of a part-time (15 hours /week) Teleprompter Operator.

Reliably and consistently load and operate the KTVK broadcast teleprompter equipment.
Must also be able to print & distribute scripts.

Willing and able to work an evening shift (3:30pm to 6:30pm) and holidays. Able to speak and read English fluently. Able to sit and perform the job functions for extended periods of time. Basic working knowledge of computers, keyboards and word processing software. The job requires manual dexterity to operate the teleprompter remote hand controls. The right candidate must be punctual and have reliable transportation.

Resumes to: KTVK, Executive Producer, 5555 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013. careers@azfamily.com or fax- (602) 207-3336. EOE. No Calls Please.

Public Relations Account Services Professional – Part time
Ability to provide excellent client services. Team player, deadline-driven, responsible, communicative. Hours flexible, however, must be able to meet project deadlines.

Tasks & Skills:
·News writing
·Media relations skills
·Media list research & development
·Social media
·Event coordination
·Enthusiastic, persistent, consistent, responsible, eager to contribute to client/project success

Cynthia p Dunne
FleurComGroup LLC
10115 East Bell Road
Suite 107 #160
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
480.538.8292 o
602.570.7828 c

Bebe Brand Ambassador
Allied Integrated Marketing, a local PR company, is partnering with the clothing store Bebe to launch a brand ambassador/campus representative program, and we need students to apply. These are paid positions.

You would need to be available no more than 6 hours a week, and will get paid $10 an hour. They will need to help promote events, and be savvy on Facebook and Twitter. This is a good first job for any fashionable girl who is interested is business or marketing, or who is personable and likes interacting with people.

Contact: Lauren Kawam


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