Opportunities 11.7.11


Student Showcase
Cronkite Student Life will be showcasing student work on the big screen in the First Amendment Forum in the second annual Student Showcase on Wednesday, November 16th. The Student Showcase is an opportunity for students to share their video work with the rest of the school, on the forum screen.

Submissions can be something that was done for a class (such as documentary), but do not have to be. However, video packages cannot be something that was produced in one of the professional programs (Newswatch, Cronkite News Service, etc.). These may be personal projects done outside of class that show a student’s skill or interest. Video package must be no longer than 30 minutes, and must not contain any profanity or vulgar images.

Videos will be selected by a student/faculty/staff committee. A brief Q&A with the student will follow the presentation of their video.

Popcorn will be served!
Submit your video project now for consideration!

Below are the guidelines for submitting your entry electronically or as a DVD:

·Export your project out of Final Cut as a straight QuickTime movie, no conversion.
·Label your movie “last name_title” and export to CSJ>STUDENT_SHOWCASE. Or drag and drop from your hard drive.
·Submit to Catalina Monsalve in Suite 302 during regular business hours by 5 p.m. Monday, November 14th for consideration.

Cronkite News Service
We still have openings for spring in Cronkite News Service’s Phoenix bureau, and I’m asking that you make sure your students know about this rare and valuable opportunity.

By spending two full days in the CNS bureau each week, students as early as their sophomore years can gain experience covering the Arizona State Legislature and significant public policy issues while they build a portfolio that positions them for better internships and jobs. CNS staffers also gain experience shooting photos and developing Web video and, depending on their abilities, other multimedia complements.

About 30 media clients around Arizona, including The Arizona Republic, trust CNS to give them timely, thorough reports from the statehouse and around Arizona.

The only prerequisite is JMC 201, though JMC 301 often is the best preparation. Experience covering government and politics isn’t required.

Students interested in this opportunity should contact Steve Elliott, CNS digital news director, at steve.elliott@asu.edu, right away. And if you have students you think would be suited for CNS, let Steve know and he’ll reach out to them.

After Cronkite
“After Cronkite” will help you jump-start your career with sessions on resume writing, interviewing, mentoring and conducting a job search. You’ll learn how to market yourself to find the job of your dreams – or at least a job that could lead to your dreams. You’ll get answers to questions like “How often is too often to bug a potential employer?” and “Should I try to negotiate my salary?” And you’ll hear from professionals in a broad range of businesses and career tracks.

This one-credit class is offered twice this spring, for seven weeks each. It is coordinated by Cronkite’s Career Services Director Mike Wong and is open to all Cronkite graduate students and junior and senior undergraduates.

Register for JMC 194-03 After Cronkite (Jan. 5-Feb. 24: Fridays from 11:50 a.m. to 1:40 p.m.) or JMC 194-04 After Cronkite (Feb. 29-April 24: Tuesdays from 4:30-6:30 p.m.).

Discovery Studios
On Wednesday, November 16 at 1:00 p.m. Cronkite alumnus Rob Hammersley (’90) will be here to discuss his career path to working and developing programs for Discovery Studios. Hammersley has executive produced such series as Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters, American Chopper and Weaponizers, Animal Planet’s Tanked and TLC’s Extreme Poodles.

If you have any interest in a career/internships with a company like The Discovery Channel, this will be a great opportunity to ask questions and network with this talented TV executive.



The meeting will be in Cronkite #256. Pizza will be served.

As space is limited and we need to know how much pizza to order, please RSVP no later than November 13.

RSVP to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu

Etiquette Dinner
Tuesday, November 15
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Phoenix
122 N. 2nd Street, near ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus

Gain advice and practice on proper protocol during a 3-course dinner.
Open invitation to all ASU students. $5.00 fee, parking included.

Proper Table Manners * Place Settings * What to Order and Drink
Handling Accidents & Tricky Foods * Body Language * much more!

Seating is limited, RSVP Today!
Reserve your place with a $5.00 non-refundable fee at:

Hosted by Career Services & Senior Year Experience
Questions? Call 602.496.1213


The Artigue Agency spring 2012
Scottsdale PR & Marketing Agency Seeks PR Intern
Great internship for smart, enthusiastic individual with a local PR and marketing agency.

The Artigue Agency is seeking a passionate, creative and driven undergraduate or graduate student who wishes to further his/her interests in public relations, communications or marketing communications and are willing to immerse themselves in the past-paced work environment.

The Artigue Agency intern will have the unique opportunity to work directly with account teams and agency executives and will be exposed to nearly every facet of the activities at the full-service agency and its diverse client base. There will be administrative duties, but interns will have the opportunity to participate in media contact, writing, event planning and market research.

Internship Requirements and Compensation
Undergraduate or graduate student
Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
Exceptional organizational skills
Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications
Knowledge of public relations and prior experience in PR/marketing
Required hours per week: 20 hours minimum
Length of internship: 3 months minimum, 6 months maximum
Unpaid internship, but school credit as applicable

About The Artigue Agency
The Artigue Agency is a full-service marketing firm that provides communications-driven strategies to organizations that seek to realize their full business potential. With a wealth of experience vested in its founder and senior associates, The Artigue Agency services consist of branding and positioning, publicity and promotion, event management, internal and external communications, issues management, crisis communications planning, sponsorship sales and special event management. Industries of interest and emphasis are general lifestyle, hospitality, healthcare, higher education, financial, environmental and sports/entertainment.

Driven by the firm’s principle, Ray Artigue, The Artigue agency is a group of dynamic and talented PR and marketing professionals who believe in a3: Awareness, authenticity and achievement – a promise that ultimately is the difference in success. To apply, please send resume and two writing samples to Page Englert at page@artigueagency.com.

Spring 2012- Communications and Marketing Intern
Planned Parenthood

Position Summary
The Communications and Marketing Department is looking for an enthusiastic, self-starter who would like an internship that will result in materials for his or her portfolio. Be at the table and be involved in helping to development, organize and evaluate public relations and marketing campaigns for our health services, advocacy, and education. Duties also include the maintenance of files and relevant research necessary for communications and marketing initiatives. This is an unpaid internship position for an individual interested in gaining valuable marketing and/or public relations experience.

Location and Reporting Assignment
The Communications and Marketing Intern will report directly to the Communications and Marketing Manager, who will provide supervision, direction and feedback as necessary. The intern in this position will work from the Planned Parenthood administrative offices in Phoenix as their schedule permits, Monday through Friday, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Specific Responsibilities
The Communications and Marketing Intern will:
•Assist with the development, organization and maintenance of public relations campaign materials;
•Provide assistance with media relations;
•Assist with social media communications;
•Provide general office assistance in the C&M Department;
•Conduct directed research;
•Assist with the evaluation of public relations and marketing campaigns;
•Assist with other relevant duties as assigned.

Qualifications for the volunteer position of Communications and Marketing Intern include:
•Education in communications, marketing, and/or public relations;
•Currently enrolled in a degree program at an accredited institution;
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and social media applications;
•High level of attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision;
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
•Interest in and sensitivity to diverse ethnic, cultural and religious groups;
•Commitment to Planned Parenthood’s mission and support of pro-choice values;
•Bi-lingual preferred, but not required.

Supervisory Plan
The Communications and Marketing Intern will work closely with the Communications and Marketing Manager to develop, organize, and maintain various marketing materials.

Deadlines for individual projects will be provided, and frequent communication should be established via in-person conferences, email and/or telephone calls.

Time Commitment
Weekly hours to accommodate an individual schedule may be arranged with the Communications and Marketing Manager. Adjustments to the schedule may be made as necessary.

Internship Benefits
The Communications and Marketing Intern will gain highly marketable public relations and marketing experience in a professional, progressive atmosphere. As an intern with Planned Parenthood, the Communications and Marketing Intern is eligible for reduced ticket prices to agency events and entry to all volunteer specific meetings and trainings, as schedule permits, with permission from the Communications and Marketing Manager.

To Apply
Please send your résumé to ccerf@ppaz.org with C&M Intern in the subject line. You can read more about PPAZ on our website www.ppaz.org.

Spring 2012 Special Event/Fundraising Intern, City of Hope
We are looking for an intern to work approximately 20 hours per week assisting with fundraising events for City of Hope. City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases, guided by a compassionate patient-centered philosophy, and supported by a national foundation of humanitarian philanthropy.

Start Date: January 2012
Internship Duration: January – May 2012
Other dates needed: Mandatory Dates: 2/15/12, 5/10-5/12/12 additional Mandatory Dates may be added
Location: 11811 N. Tatum Blvd., Ste. P120, Phoenix, AZ 85024
Hours: Somewhat flexible with approximately 20 hours per week during regular business hours, some evenings/weekends required
Dress Code: Casual to Business Casual depending on day

Job Description:
City of Hope is seeking an Intern to join our team to work on our fundraising events including our Spirit of Hope Golf Tournament and Beach Ball. Mandatory availability for events scheduled Feb 15, 2012 and May 10, – May 12, 2012.

Qualifications/Skills Desired:
– Computer skills esp Excel & Word required
– Ability to do a mail merge
– Ability to lift 50+ lbs.
– Ability to multitask
– Ability to work long hours on event days while maintaining a positive attitude
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills
– Positive attitude and enjoys working with people
– Experience with event planning and/or non-profit volunteering a plus
– Very responsible and follows through with commitments

To support Director and Assistant Director in all aspects of event planning for more than one event at a time; includes such functions as the following:
Updates and maintains campaign databases
Coordinates mailings
Assists in office support functions
Research new publications for publicity
Assist in planning of events
Assists in all aspects of auction coordination prior to event
Handle event collateral requests
Help with set-up
Assist in recruitment of volunteers for events
Assist in volunteer management day of event
Assist with registration and auction room oversight the day of the event
Provide insight and notes for wrap up of event
Provide assistance with volunteer thank you’s post event
Provide assistance with donor thank you’s post event
*Subject to change
Minimum GPA=3.0
Salary: $10.00 per hour
Posting expires: December 16, 2011
To apply, email cover letter and resume to phoenix@coh.org. Please visit www.cityofhope.org and provide a writing sample of no more than one page explaining why you are specifically interested in doing an event/fundraising internship for City of Hope.

Email Marketing/Copywrite Specialist, BizziBiz
Scottsdale, AZ-based digital marketing company looking for a creative, motivated, and energetic individual who has demonstrated email marketing and copywriting abilities to fulfill this exciting role. Join our highly collaborative and innovative team in helping us develop ideas, deliver strategies, and assist in the execution of all things email for our small- to medium-sized business customers.
You Will Enjoy:
•Ground level of rapidly expanding team
Competitive salary
•Casual dress code
•Creative, fun, high-energy culture
•Beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona location
Your Focus:
•Create and execute Email Marketing programs to increase customer acquisition, retention, and conversion rates.
•Implement communication plans, segmentation strategies, and online offers.
•Evaluate effectiveness of email communications.
•Work with other channels (Social Media, CRO) to align with marketing/online strategy.
•Work with design team on creative treatments.
•Writes a wide variety of communications for Internet.
•Write website content.
This position requires:
•Excellent copywriting, editing, proofreading, and grammar skills
•Experience working with a variety of email service provider tools
•Attention to detail and high quality work
•An insight into human behavior and what motivates people
•Working knowledge of MS Word/Microsoft Office
•An upbeat, “can-do” attitude
•Email Marketing (platform) education for clients
Preparation of monthly status reports on social media efforts and success rates
•Ability and desire to work longer (and flexible) hours when needed
Educational Requirements:
•Working towards or recent grads with a Bachelor’s degree in the following majors: English, journalism, communications, advertising, marketing, or a related field
•At least 2 years of demonstrated success in email marketing from development to reporting and analysis
•At least 2 years of copywriting experience, preferably in online media
Posting expires November 30, 2011.
To apply, email cover letter and resume to iwantin@bizzibiz.com.

Media Relations Intern, Spring 2012, The Musical Instrument Museum
MIM seeks an intern to work alongside its Media Relations team on various aspects of media relations for the MIM Music Theater including: media relations strategy, media research and outreach, community group research and outreach, artist relations, relationship building, copy writing, and collateral development.

Visit www.theMIM.org to for complete application details and to download the application form. Direct any questions to intern@theMIM.org. No phone calls please.

•Assist in the management of theater media relations, identifying opportunities and strategies, and implementing tactics
•Research upcoming artists to develop comprehensive media outreach plans
•Organize materials for upcoming concerts including artist bios, photos, and additional media collateral
•Develop social media copy to promote upcoming concerts
•Maintain media database
•Update editorial report with all concert mentions
•Oversee calendar submissions for all concert activities
•Monitor concert ticket sales and implement action plans for distressed inventories
•Assist in the development, proofing, and approvals of current and newly-developed concert collateral
•Identify partners appropriate for MIM concerts
•Participate in meetings with marketing and media partners
•Monitor and track websites and social media communications for MIM and other Valley arts and cultural organizations, recommend content

Educational Objectives:
•Gain professional media relations experience at an exciting, new nonprofit organization
•Gain experience working with customers (numerous internal departments and external customers and suppliers)
•Participate in media relations strategy, concept, development, and implementation processes
•Strengthen understanding of successful media outreach methods
•Become familiar with non-profit, specifically museum, administration practices
•Improve written and oral communication skills:

•Current student enrolled in an accredited degree program
•Self-starter demonstrating initiative, flexibility, and resourcefulness
•Able to work both independently and with supervision
•Well organized and able to manage details efficiently
•Able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and deadlines
•Excellent research and writing skills
•Strong verbal communication skills
•Knowledge of local media outlets
•Proficient in MS Office
•Previous media relations experience, interest in media relations activities, and desire to pursue a career in media relations preferred
Salary: $7.35 per hour
Posting expires November 21, 2011.
To apply, email cover letter and resume to intern@themim.org. Visit www.theMIM.org to for complete application details and to download the application form. Direct any questions to intern@theMIM.org. No phone calls please.

Summer Paid Internship

The opportunity is in Creative Content working with a team of writers who develop content and copy for various Marketing projects for PetSmart. The type of work the intern would be expected to perform includes writing, but also creating content in emerging media, specifically in video content.

Application instructions:

Summer Internship- Politico
The application deadline is Monday, Dec. 5, 2011.


As always, 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.


SPRING 2012 STUDENT WORKER. The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW), a national association of business-news journalists based at the Cronkite School, seeks to hire a student worker to work during the spring semester 2012, Jan. 5 to April 20. This worker will spend approximately 10 hours per week performing various office tasks related mostly to our annual business journalism writing contest and annual spring conference. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office components, mostly Word and Excel, is essential, as many of our records and documents are in these formats. Worker will work at a desk in Suite 416 of the Cronkite School using a Cronkite-style Mac computer. Pay rate is $10 per hour. We are willing to schedule work hours around the student’s class schedule. Since this is a position in the Cronkite building, the student is presumed to have made separate arrangements for parking; we do not pay for parking. Send resumes and cover letters to Mark Scarp at scarp@sabew.org. No phone calls, please.

CONTEST ASSISTANT. The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW), a national association of business-news journalists based at the Cronkite School, seeks to hire a student worker as an assistant to our headquarters staff as it administers SABEW’s annual business journalism writing contest, the Best in Business contest. The position, 10 to 15 hours per week, depending on workload, will start immediately and last until approximately March 1, 2012. The worker will learn and use SABEW’s membership and contest database while being in contact with those entering the contest to help facilitate entries in a timely manner. The worker will also be in contact with journalists serving as contest judges to help them complete judging in a timely manner. Since this is a position in the Cronkite building, the student is presumed to have made separate arrangements for parking; we do not pay for parking. Send resumes and cover letters to Mark Scarp at scarp@sabew.org. No phone calls, please.

Web Content Manager
Job ID: 60536
Write and edit contents for the web site for School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment (SSEBE). Work with SSEBE administration, faculty and staff under the guidance of Fulton Schools of Engineering web team in content creation and management.

Excellent writing and communications skills. Knowledge of HTML and experience with content management systems (Drupal, WordPress etc.). Desirable Qualifications: Preferences will be given to graduate students, those with graphic design skills, and those knowledge of advanced web management skills such as databases, automation scripts, form design etc. Salary: $16/hour for approx. 20 hours/week. Higher pay may be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.
Hours: 20/week
Pay rate: $16.00
Job level: 4
Number of positions: 1
Location: ASU Tempe Campus
Posted on:11/07/2011

how to apply
Prepare a cover letter, attach resume/cv, an unofficial copy of your transcript as well as a copy of your class schedule showing available work hours (in one document). Include the job posting number in the subject line of the email and send the above information to SSEBE.SE@ASU.EDU in pdf format.

Keogh Health Connection
Marketing Communication Part Time Employment

Position Summary:
Keogh Health Connection is a local nonprofit that connects individuals and families in need to healthcare and community resources, with special focus on disadvantaged women and their children who are working toward self-sufficiency.

We are looking for a marketing person. The primary responsibility for this position is to assist Keogh Health Connection with messaging to client and key donor audiences. Duties include developing content for collateral and online, managing collateral development, and providing support to the Executive Director. The candidate should be articulate, well written, creative, and organized. This opportunity will provide broad experience in various aspects of marketing and communications.

Ten – twelve hours a week, hours and days have some flexibility; hourly rate dependent on experience.

Summary of Responsibilities:
•Develop content for newsletters, fliers, advertisements, testimonials, and press-releases
•Manage collateral projects with freelance designers and print partners
•Update website content
•Organize or support existing events to drive media coverage

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements:
•Completed or enrolled in a Bachelor’s Program in Marketing or related field
•Prior internship or work experience
•Ability to manage multiple projects
•Effective written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
•A self-starter and a team player

Technical Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Requirements:
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
•Proficiency or understanding of the Word Press website platform
•Basic knowledge of design software such as Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign

Other Requirements:
•Valid Arizona driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, and daily access to personal vehicle

Apply in writing with a cover letter, resume and a short writing sample to: agjersvig@keoghhealth.org

Position will remain open until filled.

Wanted: Freelance reporters to compile company surveys for the 2012
Edition of Who’s Who in Business magazine.

Duties: Must contact local companies that are candidates for the top 10
lists in various industries. Freelancers will send surveys to companies
and will help compile “Top 10” lists based on completed surveys.
Freelancers must assure that returned company surveys are complete and
accurate. This job often requires repeated phone calls to individual
companies and excellent fact-checking skills. Previous reporting
experience strongly preferred.

Time span: This project requires five, 40-hour weeks of work: one week
in December and four weeks in January. Flexible hours.

Pay: $10 per hour.

Please submit resumes with references to
by Monday, Nov. 14.

Volunteer- BeyondUSports
Job Title:BeyondUSports Voluntary Contributor

Company: BeyondUSports
Website: http://www.beyondusports.com
Location: USA

Primary responsibilities include:
– Researching, writing and copy editing original content
– Pitching and writing original story ideas
– Suggesting stories for aggregation
– Other general assignments working closely with BeyondUSports editors and reporters

Candidates should be passionate college sports fans, extremely web savvy, quick learners,, energetic, efficient,self-motivated, and be avid consumers of online media. What is absolutely required is serious dedication to detail, swift and accurate writing ability, and creativity.

The ideal candidate will be able to start immediately and be deeply interested in all aspects of college sports particularly football. Experience with WordPress is preferred. This is great opportunity to learn all the ins and outs of new media and get first-hand exposure to growing college sports media company. The position would mostly revolve around content creation, and the intern would have the chance to post articles.

Send resume, writing clips, and a very brief statement of interest to ari@beyondusports.com

About: BeyondUSports is a disruptive force in college sports. Our purpose is to provide unique, thought provoking, multimedia coverage of college athletics. The home of coach Mike Leach’s “Beyond the Coach Speak,” BeyondUSports is a rapidly growing upstart that is delivering cutting edge content of the college sports landscape.

Looking for a content writer/reporter and social media person to help shape the voice of a new version of Maternity.com. Will help with editorial planning, freelance management, posting and news/celebrity writing. 10 hours a week. Stipend possible based on experience and fit. To begin ASAP if possible. Offices located in north Scottsdale. Email clips and a resume to anita@maternity.com

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