INTERNSHIP INFORMATION SESSIONS
If you’re curious about summer and/or fall internships or the application process, please attend one of the following 30-minute informational meetings:
This a great time to ask questions about the process, the forms to fill out, companies, the different types of internship credit, etc. We will have only three meetings to provide this information in person, so please try to make one of the meetings- it will prove to be helpful.
Sports Business Career Mixer
TODAY! January 18
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Tempe campus, Memorial Union Room 202
The student Sports Business Association at ASU is hosting 12 companies from different disciplines in the sports industry for their inaugural career mixer! Every organization in attendance has a great hands-on learning opportunity for students of all majors and is open to all students.
For more information or to register for the mixer please email: SBAatASU@gmail.com Be prepared to interview, bring resumes – professional attire requested!
Meet The Pros- KPNX-TV (NBC)
This Thursday–January 19 at 6:15 p.m.
Professionals from Channel 12 (NBC) in Phoenix will discuss their career paths in TV news, production, programming & weather. If you’re thinking of a career in any of these areas, come spend some time meeting these pros! Jimmy John’s sandwiches will be served as well. Get there on time or even early to make sure you get a bite to eat.
Guests include: Hailey Frances (Reporter and Cronkite alumna), Rob Carlmark (Weatherman) and Heather Gray (Director of Production and Programming).
Sponsored by the student chapter of RTDNA (Radio Television Digital News Association).
Cronkite Study Abroad Programs- summer 2012
Application deadline is March 1, 2012
If you are interested in any of the following Cronkite study abroad programs, we highly recommend that you attend one of the information sessions on either Monday, January 23 at 5:00 p.m. or on Thursday, January 26 at 2:00 p.m. Both sessions will be held in Cronkite conference room #444.
The leaders for each Cronkite School study abroad program will be in attendance- so will the ASU Study Abroad Office reps. This is your time to ask questions about costs, course credit, air fare, accommodations, general trip itineraries, etc. Please make plans to attend either or both of the one hour meetings.
Here is general information about each Cronkite Study Abroad program.
For graduate students
There is an upcoming Graduate Professional Student Association (GPSA) event that is very important for satellite campuses like ASU Downtown. This Friday, GPSA will be holding a Town Hall meeting at 4:30PM in Mercado Building C, Room C368. This event is geared toward hearing your concerns and suggestions for how GPSA can best represent you. We want to make sure that the services and resources we provide line up with your needs and specific concerns, and this event is your opportunity to let us know. Afterward, join us for some drinks and food at Hanny’s downtown.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send me an e-mail. Attached you will find a flyer for the event. Thanks very much and I look forward to seeing you Friday!
GPSA Campus Director
International Business Journalism: Chinese Perspective
Beijing & Shanghai
Meet major media and business leaders of China. Students will socialize with Chinese students in both cities and participate in a high visibility multimedia project about China. Information flyer is located in the Student Resource Center on the second floor of the Cronkite School.
Contact: Andrew Leckey
Old Empires, New Media
London, Paris and Barcelona
Visit leading news organizations in three of Europe’s most historic and scenic capitals. Led by Dr. Silcock and assisted by Career Services Director Michael Wong, students will study the changing media landscape and do multimedia reporting on their experiences.
Contact: Dr. Bill Silcock
Covering the Summer Olympics
July 24-August 13
Cover the Summer Olympics in London for Cronkite News. Students will receive limited press credentials and will do multimedia reporting on the flurry of Olympic activities.
Contact: Asst. Dean Mark Lodato
email@example.com or Greg Boeck firstname.lastname@example.org
Publishing Institute on ASU Campus
Lauren Salas, a graduate of the Publishing Institute at the University of Denver, will be on campus Tuesday, January 24 to present an information session about the Publishing Institute. Lauren will be here to discuss with you the kinds of opportunities the publishing industry affords and the training the Publishing Institute offers. The session will be at 4 p.m. in the Chrysocolla Room (208) in the Memorial Union. The Publishing Institute is an intensive, 4-week summer program that provides a broad overview of all aspects of the publishing industry in lectures and hands-on workshops in editing and marketing. The faculty members are all professionals working in the publishing industry, and they cover topics from the role of the editor to marketing, from international publishing and markets to the work of the literary agent, and from textbook to trade publishing. It’s especially geared toward those who will be graduating this year, but all are invited to stop by. If you can’t make the session, Lauren will be glad to answer your questions about the institute via e-mail at email@example.com.
Cronkite-NBC Internships In New York City
Spend a summer in New York interning at NBC. The Cronkite School has two internships there this summer. The deadline to apply is February 24. See more at this link. http://tiny.cc/pkrka
ESPN at the Cronkite School
Save the date! Learn more about summer internships and careers at ESPN. Recruiters from ESPN will be at the Cronkite School on February 7, 2012. The ESPN Q/A session will be held in the First Amendment Forum beginning at 6:00 p.m. Tell a friend, a roommate or a classmate.
Internship Interview Dates for summer and fall 2012
Each semester, we bring 25-35 local companies to campus to interview students for internship positions. It is an opportunity to interview with multiple companies in one location and many students find good internships this way. The dates of the interview days are below. Please make sure they are on your calendar. Please note: the interviews are for both summer and fall 2012 internships in Phoenix.
Public Relations Internships
Friday, March 2
AE England Building (424 N. Central Ave.- across the street from the Cronkite School)
8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Friday, March 30
AE England Building (424 N. Central Ave.- across the street from the Cronkite School)
8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Friday, April 6
AE England Building (424 N. Central Ave.- across the street from the Cronkite School)
8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.
If you want to participate in any of the internship interview days or if you’re planning to work a summer or fall 2012 internship, you must submit a new application. Applications can be found in the student resource center on the second floor of the Cronkite School. Please note: starting with all fall 2012 internships, in order to be eligible for JMC 484 level credit, students must have completed JMC 305 (online media) in addition to the other prerequisites as noted on the application.
Application deadlines are:
February 1 for PR and Broadcast Internships
February 29 for Publications/Writing Internships
Please make note of these important dates.
The Society for American Baseball Research is seeking an intern with journalism and multimedia skills for the spring of 2012. The ideal candidate will produce and edit content to be displayed on our website at SABR.org, working with our Web Content Editor/Producer and other staff members.
This internship will include responsibilities across a variety of disciplines, possibly including:
-Interviewing SABR members and other figures in the baseball research community
-Writing and editing stories
-Taking photographs and shooting/editing video
-Posting content online using the Drupal content management system
-Engaging the baseball research community through social media and other platforms
-Helping to develop special editorial projects for SABR.org
-Working on-site at a local SABR event, such as the spring baseball analytics conference or Arizona Fall League Conference
Interested candidates should be able to demonstrate basic office-related computer skills. Proficiency with image-editing software and basic HTML knowledge is a plus.
A working knowledge of baseball — and an awareness of the game’s general history and basic statistics — is required.
The internship is an unpaid educational opportunity, covering 15-20 hours per week (flexible schedule), at the SABR office in Phoenix, Arizona. The internship will be for a fixed period of time and is designed to provide the intern with skills and training that may be applicable to working in a nonprofit research environment or in other research-based organizations.
Heasley and partners Social Media Internship
We have a small team atmosphere with lofty goals. We move quickly, produce great product and are dedicated to the success of our clients- but we also have a lot of fun. We are looking for a talented social media & marketing intern to join our A+ team. The intern will be directly involved with the social media and marketing efforts of HEASLEY and PARTNERS and our clients. The intern will work with Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube accounts, client inquiries, company blogs and email campaigns. We’re looking for an innovative and dedicated person to help take our brand to the next level. We want to see someone who understands why social media is important, and how to communicate in a human yet professional and fun manner. We’ve got big plans for the future and need talented people like you to help us accomplish them. Some things you need to know:
-This is a paid internship because your hard work will earn it.
-If you have produced your own blog and/or video series, we really want to see it.
-The right person will be working towards a college degree in communications, marketing, etc.
-We want to see you 10-20 hrs/week with the possibility of becoming a full-time team member down the road…the sky is the limit.
-We are so excited to find the right person and want you to start immediately!
The Company Overview
HEASLEY and PARTNERS is a full-service branding company that serves entrepreneurial people and organizations. We shape businesses into the brands they know they can be through our exclusive Heart and Mind Branding. What’s Heart Mind Branding? It’s our proprietary philosophy and branding method that lets you take full advantage of your company’s most valuable source of power: your heart. We believe a brand is much more than a logo. It’s your heart- brought to life in everyone you and touch and everything you do. Our mission is to shape ordinary businesses into breakthrough brands. We find that magic that makes you genuine. We connect at the human level to make sure you are meaningful to the people you wish to serve. And we do the research to make sure you are different than everyone else. Then we recommend ways to ignite your brand, devise a plan, assemble the team and get to work building your breakthrough brand.
Colling Media-Advertising Agency Intern – Spring 2012
Job Title: Administrative Assistant: Social Media, Copy Writing, and Vendor Relations
Class Standing: Open
Hours: Part time –15 hrs/week
Type: Unpaid with Performance Bonus
Description of Duties:
To assist with the execution of client’s marketing strategies and tactics, including but not limited to: researching, managing media contacts, creative ideas, social media campaigns and marketing. The administrative assistant will work directly with the owner on daily/weekly tasks including managing client initiatives and advertising campaigns including but not limited to Television, Radio, Outdoor, Internet Marketing, Social Media, and Production of creative branding and direct response concepts.
Roles and Responsibilities
-Research specific industry news and trends for use in communicating and marketing on behalf of our clients
-Ability to think outside the box and not afraid to be creative in their approach
-Reviews literature in the assigned marketing project, previous marketing materials used in the assignment area, and gathers materials of competitive companies in the field.
-Assist in daily and weekly vendor management including purchase orders and traffic.
-Assist in Social Media as per client needs
-Assist in writing copy for Blogs, Websites, Social Media, Television and Radio material.
-May perform administrative office duties, as needed.
-Displaying confidence in media conversations over the phone and in person with vendors, clients, and networking events.
-Assist in preparing for client presentations, client meetings, and prepare monthly account summaries of account activities for key clients.
Educational & Experience
-Pursuing college major in journalism, communications, or public relations
-Knowledge of AP-style writing and editing
-Superior presentation and analytical skills, plus demonstrated skills to handle a variety of assignments simultaneously.
-Ability to work under deadline pressure and extra hours if needed on assignments.
-Proficient in various computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Social Media platforms, etc.
Sports Radio- The Fan 1060AM
Intern will serve as the ASU beat reporter for The Fan. Intern would attend
all home ASU men’s basketball games and press conferences and all ASU
baseball games and press conferences. Gather sound from both events and
e-mail the sound to show hosts and producers. Intern would also learn the
sound board, how to produce a talk show, interact with callers and guests,
and the day-to-day operation of a sports radio talk show. Must be available
weekends, week nights, and holidays. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Program Director/Executive Producer
The Fan AM 1060
1900 W. Carmen
Tempe, AZ 85283
Buzz Mouth, a digital strategy, social media and content agency based at CityScape in Phoenix, Ariz., has immediate openings available for several interns to help craft social media content for our clients. 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 journalism, communications and/or marketing.
-Managing multiple tasks across several client accounts simultaneously.
-Creating and managing numerous social media profiles across hundreds
-Building links on aforementioned profiles to drive SEO and SMO to
build traffic and awareness for clients.
-Generate content, including blogs, articles, video, etc.
-Support staff in any and all aspects as needed.
-Research photography, video, current events, pop culture and growing trends.
THE MARTZ AGENCY-SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN/OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD TO A FULL TIME POSITION
Will be working with specific clients for an advertising agency in the areas of social media (training provided on our software). Must have writing skills, experience working within social media and provide samples of same. Experience working in PR preferred/plus. Additional we are looking for the following skills:
marketing major preferred extensive experience necessary on facebook, twitter and the like experience in communications /pr writing/journalism background
ability to understand tracking platforms/and able to read reports and distill information able to work closely with pr and advertising teams creative and fun
Please forward your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
Phoenix International Raceway Internship Position Description
Title: Marketing/PR Internship
Department: Sales & Marketing
Company Conformance Statements
In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following: Provide superior care and service to internal and external customers. Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision. Interact professionally with other employees, customers and vendors. Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments. Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
Phoenix International Raceway’s part-time internships are an opportunity for students to gain valuable work experience within a professional sports organization through hands on involvement and a unique insider’s view of behind the scenes operations. Through the PIR internship, students will learn the skills needed to succeed in the sports industry, as well as experience the culmination of their hard work by participating in a major NASCAR race weekend at the PIR track. PIR prefers applications from those presently enrolled in a college program as students are encouraged to seek college credit wherever possible.
Assist Public Relations/Sales & Marketing department with completing a variety of tasks- Press Releases, Media Guide Responsible for aiding and assisting in all aspects pertaining to support of the sponsorship sales and activation staff. Assist in the creation and development of sales proposals and collateral Executing elements of secured sponsorships and activating on-site at sponsor’s events and on game days. All interns, regardless of department, are expected to assist with general office duties as needed such as answering telephones, filing, mailing prizes to fans, etc. A successful applicant will demonstrate strong organizational skills along with initiative, resourcefulness, and an ability to collaborate with fellow team members for the achievement of department goals.
Qualifications Must be at least a junior, in an undergraduate program Must be able to start internship in January, 2012 and continue through May, 2012. Possibility of extension is at the discretion of PIR Major: Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Marketing, Communications or Sports Management preferred Must be able to work a minimum of 16 hours per week and maintain flexible hours during the course of the actual Event Weekend. Exciting, compelling written and oral presentation skills Able to complete tasks within deadlines Strong organization and attention to details Microsoft Office proficient including Advanced PowerPoint Knowledge of NASCAR is a plus
Usual office working conditions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities, duties, functions and tasks
Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
GLSEN is an education program designed to address LBGT bias in K-12 schools.
Intern to work closely with all forms of communication for the organization, including writing press releases, updating social media platforms (Facebook & Twitter), writing articles and blurbs for newsletters and posting materials to the GLSEN website. The intern will work closely with a career journalist and will attend monthly board meetings. Unpaid.
Contact: Robert Pela
Fox News is looking for motivated, ambitious students who are are seeking to expand their knowledge, improve their skills and kick-start their career. We’re looking for interns for our national bureaus in NYC, LA, Chicago, DC and Miami. Apply online at http://www.foxnews.com/fncu/admissions/apply-now/
Deadline is February 1.
Harpers Magazine is accepting applications from college students and graduates for its editorial and art internship programs. Editorial interns serve full time for three to five months, working with an editor on one section of the magazine and working on the Harper’s Index. Art interns work part-time for three to five months and view exhibits at museums and galleries, take part in the selection of art for the Readings section and work on page layout and art and photo research.
Both positions are unpaid. For more info and an application, call 212.420.5720. Please specify which program you’re applying for.
NLGJA Scholarship Programs
Leroy F. Aarons and the Kay Longcope scholarships are awarded annually to students who demonstrate a commitment to providing fair and accurate coverage of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. These annual scholarships are presented in honor of two prominent journalists. Applications are due January 20, 2012. http://www.nlgja.org/students/scholarship.htm
The AP-Google Technology Scholarship
Deadline to apply is January 27, 2012
The Associated Press and Google announce a new national scholarship program intended to foster digital and new media skills in student journalists. The Online News Association, the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists, will administer the program.
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 pursuing or planning to pursue degrees at the intersection of journalism, computer science and new media. The program is targeted to individual students creating innovative projects that further the ideals of digital journalism. A key goal is to promote geographic, gender and ethnic diversity, with an emphasis on rural and urban areas.
Details and application instructions are at:
RTDNA Scholarships for Undergraduate Students
All scholarships are open to enrolled students (freshmen excluded) who are pursuing careers in radio and television news. All winners will also receive an expenses-paid trip to the RTDNA National Conference. Candidates must be a full-time college student whose career objective is electronic journalism and have at least one full year of college remaining. To receive an award, winners must be officially enrolled in college and be in good standing. Scholarships are paid in semi-annual installments for one year of study.
Deadline: March 1, 2012.
The Ed Bradley Scholarship
Ed Bradley, 60 Minutes correspondent at CBS News, was once a teacher and made a switch to journalism. Bradley spoke of introducing deserving minority students to the communications career field and endowed this $10,000 annual award under the banner of RTDNF.
The George Foreman Tribute to Lyndon B. Johnson Scholarship
George Foreman, television commentator and former heavyweight champion, created this $6,000 annual scholarship to honor Lyndon B. Johnson. It was developed for a broadcast journalism student at the University of Texas-Austin.
The Lou and Carole Prato Sports Reporting Scholarship
Lou Prato was RTDNA treasurer from 1981 to 2001 and served as secretary of RTDNF’s Board of Trustees until 2006. Prato’s friends and colleagues have endowed an RTDNF scholarship in honor of Lou and his wife, Carole. The scholarship will provide a $1,000 tuition grant to a deserving student who is planning a career as a sports reporter in television or radio. Applicants should have strong writing skills.
The Mike Reynolds Journalism Scholarship
Mike Reynolds, who died in 1988 of a brain tumor at age 45, was assignment editor and then managing editor at KCCI-TV in Des Moines, IA. Trustees of the fund to honor his memory require applicants for this award to be enrolled in journalism school and have good writing ability, excellent grades, a dedication to the news business, strong interest in pursuing a career in electronic journalism and a demonstrated need for financial assistance. Applicants should list media-related jobs held and contributions made to funding their own education. Applicants must mail a copy of their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) to RTDNA, as a part of the application. The recipient of the Mike Reynolds Journalism Scholarship will receive $1,000.
Two $1,000 awards given in honor of former RTDNA Presidents Theodore Koop, Bruce Dennis, James McCulla, John Salisbury, Bruce Palmer, Dick Cheverton, Jim Byron, Ben Chatfield and John Hogan. Only currently enrolled college sophomores, juniors and seniors in good standing are eligible to apply.
The Carole Simpson Scholarship
Carole Simpson, ABC news senior correspondent, created this annual $2,000 award to encourage and help minority students overcome hurdles along their career path. Besides honoring those with talent, Carole is strict about her applicants meeting requirements in tenacity, determination and ambition to excel.
The Pete Wilson Journalism Scholarship
In memory of the late news anchor, Pete Wilson, ABC7, KGO-TV established The Pete Wilson Journalism Scholarship. The endowment will provide an annual $2,000 scholarship to students from the San Francisco Bay area pursuing a journalism undergraduate or graduate degree.
-Must be officially enrolled in college and have at least one full academic year remaining.
-Must be a fully enrolled college sophomore or higher to receive a scholarship.
-Must apply for only one scholarship.
-May be enrolled in any major so long as your intent is a career in electronic journalism.
-Must submit samples of web work in addition to materials requested below.
REQUIRED ITEMS FOR ALL APPLICATIONS:
A completed application form, submitted ONLINE ONLY. http://tiny.cc/u4tr4
One to three examples showing your journalistic skills, totaling 15 minutes or less, of audio or video, accompanied by scripts. Please submit a URL to your work in the appropriate space on your online application.
A letter of reference from your dean or faculty sponsor explaining why you are a good candidate for an award. The letter must also certify that you have at least one or more years of school remaining. This letter must be emailed (on school letterhead and with the appropriate faculty signature) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use your first and last name in the subject line.
If you have questions, please contact Katie Switchenko- email@example.com
The Associated Press Television-Radio Association (APTRA) presents two $1,500 scholarships each year. The deadline for receiving applications is Feb. 29, 2012. Rules and forms can be found on www.APTRA.org
The APTRA-Clete Roberts Memorial Journalism Scholarship and the Kathryn Dettman Memorial Journalism Scholarship are presented during APTRA’s annual Mark Twain Awards in June.
Scholarship winners must exhibit enthusiasm, aptitude and a sense of commitment for a career in some aspect of broadcast news. Judges will take into consideration a combination of academic achievement, financial need and broadcast career goals that embody the spirit of Clete Roberts and Kathryn Dettman. All candidates must currently be attending a college or university in one of the 12 APTRA states and be involved in some aspect of broadcast news.
Each year the Cronkite School awards to its students more than $100,000 in scholarships in amounts ranging from $500 to $5,000. These scholarships are possible because of the generous donations of Cronkite alumni, local media companies and organizations, and other benefactors who want to help worthy Cronkite students complete their educations. To find out how to apply for these scholarships, click here:http://cronkite.asu.edu/undergrad/scholarships.php
The deadline to apply is January 31.
The National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF)
Application deadline is March 1, 2012
There are seven $2000 scholarships and one $1000 award available. Descriptions and qualifications of the scholarships can be found here: http://nppf.org/
PART-TIME MEDIA JOBS
College Times in Phoenix seeks 1-2 part-time paid staff writers. Roughly 10-15 hours a week. Duties include general news, features and event reporting. Resumes and clips can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Part Time KJZZ News Reporter/Producer
KJZZ (Division of Public Service)
Writes, produces and develops news stories. Works in the KJZZ radio station and contacts may include administrators, staff, volunteers and the general public.
Part Time Public Information Rep
Assists the Information Services department with preparing, writing, editing and updating written and online documentation to promote and reflect the goals of the department; i.e. monthly department newsletter and operations manual.
Positions are not eligible for benefits.
For more details about these positions and how to apply, go to:
Accent Transportation Services
Accent Transportation Services dba Accent Limo is one of the fastest growing chauffeured transportation services company in Phoenix. Accent provides on demand late-model Lincoln Town Cars, SUVs, stretch limousines, executive vans and mini-coaches equipped with complimentary In Car Wi-Fi, XM Satellite Radio, GPS Navigation & Vehicle Tracking Systems along with professionally-attired chauffeurs. Rather than succumb to industry mediocrity, Accent is the new standard in chauffeured transportation services – merging technology, hospotality and transportation into one, unique and unforgettable service offering.
Accent is a member in good standing with the Better Business Bureau, National Limousine Association, Arizona Livery Association, Meeting Planners International, Scottsdale and Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureaus, as well as the Arizona Small Business Association.
This 15-20 hour per week, paid position is responsible for researching, writing and editing content for a variety of communication vehicles inlcuding company blog, social media, e-newsletters, websites, print newsletters and brochures. This position will also assist with editing and adding content to existing website. This individual must have outstanding content development and writing skills for a variety of materials as well as the abilty to work effecively and independently.
NB: Accent is located at 2208 E. Magnolia St., Phoenix, AZ 85034 which is less than 10 minutes away from the downtown campus. If interested, contact Misgana Kebede at 480-298-9001 or via e-mail at email@example.com