OPPORTUNITIES 8.3.12

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ASU Academic Bowl
Did you graduate at, or near the top of your class? When you play quiz games, do you usually smoke the competition of family, friends or classmates? If so, we want you to be on the Cronkite School teams. Get ready to compete with the brightest ASU students from across the campus. The Cronkite School will form two teams of REALLY smart students for this year’s ASU Academic Bowl. http://www.asu.edu/academicbowl/about.html

If you are interested in trying out for the team, contact Academic Advisor Brad Longwell at brad.longwell@asu.edu

The 20-minute matches will be played in mid-October.

Internship eligibility
Most, if not all, companies require that a student receive course credit for any internship work performed at the company. Please keep in mind that you must first complete JMC 101 (Grammar for Journalists) and JMC 110 (Principles of History of Journalism) to be eligible for MCO 294 internship credit. If you have not completed JMC 101 and JMC 110, you are not eligible for internship credit.

Job Fair
If you are looking for part-time downtown Phoenix employment for the school year, make plans to attend the ASU Student Job Fair. This job fair is not focused on media jobs, but will feature opportunities for retail, food services, some campus jobs and others.

ASU Student Job Fair
Wednesday August 22
A.E. England Building
424 N. Central Ave.
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Legislative Internship Open House
The 2012-13 Arizona Legislative Internship Program Open House event is scheduled for Tuesday, August 28 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus. If selected you might be eligible for course credit, a tuition waiver and $4200 stipend. Learn more at the open house.

A.E. England Building
424 N. Central Ave.

AFTER CRONKITE
Professionals will give career advice on how to prepare for the job market two times during the spring 2012 semester. The 7-week class is called “AFTER CRONKITE” and will focus on resume and cover letter writing, creating a marketable portfolio, job interviewing, what you should look for in a benefits package, how to read a contract and how to market yourself through your brand. We also discuss salaries for certain markets and certain positions. If you are within one year of graduating, you should consider this course.

AFTER CRONKITE SESSION #1 (August 23- October 12)
Tuesday 6:00 p.m. – 7:50 p.m.
JMC 194 Line #86033
Cronkite Room #256

INTERNSHIPS

Arizona Lifestyles Magazine Internship

Interns will assist in research and writing of editorial content for the publication. Interns will also assist a senior sta in social media strategy and execution. In this capacity they will be mentored by senior editors on the editoral and publication process. This is a very hands-on opportunity for the right candidates seeking real world experience that could lead to a paid position within the magazine. Very little “clerical” tasks such as copying, faxing etc. will be assigned. Az-Lifestyle Magazine is looking for responsible individuals with a passion for writing, ability to meet deadlines, and who want to learn from seasoned professionals with a lifetime of experience to share.

CONTACT:
Brandi Walsh
brandi@az-lifestyle.com
480-703-3027
Location: 222 S. Power Rd., Mesa

Chandler Chamber of Commerce Marketing & Communications Internship
Internship Description: The primary goal of the internship is to familiarize oneself with the structure, goals, and strategic mission of the Chandler Chamber of Commerce and to be involved in the research and analysis of strategic communications for the Chamber.
Duties include:
•Designing and conducting surveys and polls using Survey Monkey or Constant Contact related to market research
•Analyzing the data and reporting the results of the survey
•Writing Chandler Chamber newspaper articles for the East Valley Tribune every month.
•Developing strategic suggestions with intern sponsor to improve external communications (i.e. advertising, publication, website, etc)
•Maintaining the Chamber media portfolio by monitoring the various media outlets for Chamber coverage.
•Writing press releases and sending them out to our media contacts.
•Researching targeted markets for prospects and preparing profile leads for Membership Sales department
•Assisting in other duties and projects as assigned
Semesters needed: On going
Hours: A minimum of 15-20 hours per week is required. Scheduling is flexible.
Credit/Compensation: College credit toward communication major, minor or general electives may be available.
Desired skills and qualifications:
•Declared major in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Market Research, Advertising or Journalism are preferred
•Familiarity and working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
•Able to design, conduct, analyze and report survey research
•Familiar with all aspects of social media
•Strong research, writing and organizational skills
•Able to multi-task and work independently

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter

For more information contact Paige Gruner or Terri Kimble, Marketing & Communications, at (480) 963-4571 or info@chandlerchamber.com

Public Relations/Marketing/Design Internships Available
Up Agency is a fast-paced, cutting edge public relations and marketing firm seeking interns for the fall and spring semesters. If you are looking to sit back and answer phones for your internship, don’t apply here. Up Agency has many events coming and this will be your chance to learn how to work on large accounts. Some of our accounts include Barrett-Jackson, Four Peaks Brewery, Midwestern University, Humble Pie and the LPGA Tournament. Up Agency is located on Mill Ave. in the Brickyard building. Schedules are flexible. Please send resumes and inquiries to: Tiffany@writetoup.com

Podcast Production Internship, Downtown Phoenix Partnership
Location: Downtown Phoenix
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: One Semester with Option for Additional Semester(s)
Work Schedule: 12 Hours/Week

Position Description:
This intern will assist on both a technical and creative level in producing a soon-to-launch, twice-monthly podcast devoted to Downtown Phoenix. Intern’s responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following: script writing, sound engineering, reporting, editing and mixing voice/sound/music and uploading to web.

Intern will be required to produce their own segments in addition to contributing to entire podcast production.

Position Highlights:
•Have a creative stake in a brand new product that sells the Downtown Phoenix experience
•Gain unfettered access to Downtown venues, and prominent Downtowners
•Report on the exciting happenings in Phoenix’s urban core
•Work in a non-profit environment and contribute to the continuing growth of Downtown Phoenix
•Opportunity to shape creative role that encompasses the full spectrum of podcast production

Qualifications:
•Must be currently enrolled at a local university
•Familiarity and experience in sound editing
•Ability to report on stories with minimal assistance and create radio-style packages
•Self-starter
•Strong written and verbal communication skills (OBVIOUSLY)
•Passion for Downtown Phoenix

How to Apply: Send resume, cover letter and examples of two sound and/or video packages to aconsie@downtownphx.org or mail to 101 N. 1st Avenue Suite 1450 Phoenix, AZ 85003

About the Downtown Phoenix Partnership: The Downtown Phoenix Partnership is a business improvement district that provides enhanced services to the downtown core area, which encompasses the 90 square blocks between Fillmore and the Union Pacific Railroad south of Jackson Street, 7th Street west to 3rd Avenue.

Multimedia Journalism Internship with SABR
The Society for American Baseball Research is seeking an intern with journalism and multimedia skills. 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:

-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, word-processing and spreadsheet 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. Internships may count toward college credit.

Please send a resume and 4-6 samples of published articles in PDF form to jpomrenke@sabr.org

Fall 2012 Internship- Video Production- Paid
The Media Relations Department of the Superior Court of Arizona is looking for an experienced, creative intern to work alongside our Multimedia Journalist Kelly Vail to create fun and informative videos for the Court’s YouTube page. You will be reporting on court processes and events both inside and outside of the courtroom, and assisting in managing the media during high profile court cases. We are looking for juniors or seniors who have already taken JMC 345 and are comfortable using Final Cut Pro. Candidates must have strong story-telling skills, in writing and shooting, with an interest in the justice system. This internship is paid, flexible and requires 15 hours a week. Dress code is business casual.

To see examples of the work that you would be doing, check out the Superior Court YouTube page: www.youtube.com/superiorcourtaz

For more information contact Media Relations Director Karen Arra at 602.506.7570 or email karra@superiorcourt.maricopa.gov

Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley- PR/Communications Internship
Job Description – BGCEV Internship Program
Quarterly Newsletter – Editor In Chief

a.Editor in Chief of the BGCEV Quarterly Newsletter
b.Will write and edit stories from each of our 10 clubs, our major special events and board member and donor profiles

Club/Branch PR & Marketing & Social Media for Program Initiatives
a.Develop media contacts in club communities and write stories to promote club related programs, activities and special events

Special Events Marketing, PR
Assistance with Marketing & PR for all fund raising special events
•Bon Vivant Wine & Food Taste
•Youth of the Year
•Guardians for Kids

50th Anniversary – 2013
Assistance with PR plan for celebrating and strategically marketing our 50th Anniversary

Website Overview, Strategy
Assistance in upgrading our website and social media strategy to more targeted and efficient

CONTACT: John Davis
johnd@clubzona.org

Intern (part-time) CHILDSPLAY
Department: Marketing and Public Relations

Childsplay, the Tempe-based theater for young audiences is seeking a Marketing and Public Relations Intern to provide departmental support for the promotion of the organizations performances and activities. This is an unpaid position which may satisfy requirements for earning college credit. Hours are flexible and average approximately 15+ hours per week.

Duties include support for Childsplay’s marketing and public relations activities including social media, promotional events, writing assignments and clerical duties. Assistance at some weekend performances at Tempe Center for the Arts required.
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and social networking sites is a must. Applicants should be able to work in a fast paced and deadline oriented environment, have excellent written and oral communication skills and strong organizational skills. Adobe Creative Suites experience, and sense of humor a plus. Those interested should contact Samantha Johnstone at Childsplay, 480-921-5703 or email sjohnstone@childsplayaz.org

900 S. Mitchell Dr
Tempe AZ 85281

Public Relations/Video Production Internship
The intern is considered an integral part of the Marketing & Public Relations department, and as such their ideas, creativity, and qualities will be valued and implemented. This is an excellent opportunity for them to build a portfolio of work and showcase their talents in a real world environment.

Overview of Projects:
1. Research Industry Statistics, Analyze Market Data
2. Coordinate, Write, and Submit Press Releases
3. Research, Identify & Pitch Stories To Media
4. On Camera: Video Press Releases + Promo Videos
5. Conduct Agent Partner + Homeowner Interviews (Telephone + On Camera)

CONTACT: Jason Benedict
Director of Online Marketing & Public Relations
RealPrompt Real Estate Services LLC
www.RealPrompt.com
1.800.915.1988 Ext: 225

RealPrompt
2450 S. Gilbert Rd., Ste 210
Chandler, AZ 85286

Client Services – Digital Marketing Internship
Agency description

New Angle Media is a full-service, interactive marketing agency that provides custom, end-to-end solutions to grow
businesses of all sizes. We utilize the latest technologies available to enhance communications with digital, video, audio and
print components, as well as overall strategic planning and ongoing support.
We have an in-house production studio, New Angle Studios. Widely acclaimed for both artistry and professionalism, the
production team at New Angle Studios not only creates powerful marketing videos and commercials, they also specialize in
live streaming, webcasting, animation and motion graphics. During the past nine years we have developed a reputation for crafting truly innovative and eye-catching campaigns. Companies of all sizes seek out our creativity and technical expertise, from fellow small businesses to some of the country’s best-known Fortune 500 companies, such as Hearst Media, Avnet, General Dynamics, Microchip, and Microsoft. We have also received numerous accolades for our work, including Spectrum Awards from the American Marketing Association, three MAC Awards, a Stevie Distinguished Honoree Award and two Telly’s, which are among the most prestigious awards in the video production industry. Lunch is provided as we have a fully-stocked kitchen. The environment and dress code are both casual.The role The intern will work with the entire New Angle team, but directly with the Client Services Manager. Your aptitude and cultural fit within our agency will be the most important qualities we value.
– Work on clients’ national and global brands
– Be involved in the coordination and development of the following:
o Social media campaigns
o Email marketing campaigns
o Blogging
o Campaign briefs
– Develop agency experience with client marketing, a full-service studio, business development, and a web development
team
– Develop key messaging and campaign ideas
– Monthly reporting on marketing performance
– Build a network of meaningful business contacts
– Work from the interactive media agency Phoenix office
Lunch is provided as we have a fully-stocked kitchen. The environment and dress code are both casual.
The candidate
– A positive “half glass full” perspective
– Eager to learn
– Copy writing skills
– Knowledge of social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest)
– Interested in the marketing field

Apply
Please email your cover letter and resume to the below.
Brittany Lettich, Client Services Manager
blettich@newanglemedia.com

Arizona Highways
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: JR.+ with completion of JMC 301; Previous internship experience required
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 hours/week
TYPE: $1500 stipend (must register for course credit)

Editorial interns at Arizona Highways magazine work primarily on the “Journal” department, crafting nature and history stories and interviewing celebrities for our monthly Q&A. Interns are also responsible for compiling contributors’ biographies and assist with the Arizona Highways website and social media outlets. Once editorial interns’ writing skills are proven, they may be assigned one or more feature stories. Occasionally, interns have the opportunities to go out in the field with an editor, and they’re always given the opportunity to participate in image and design review meetings, as well as other editorial planning meetings.

Contact: Kelly Kramer
kkramer@azdot.gov
Location: 2039 W. Lewis Avenue, Phoenix

PHOENIX NEW TIMES- PHOTO
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING:JR+ Only; Must have completed JMC 351 (Photo I)
HOURS: MINIMUM 20 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID (Must register for Course credit)

As a Village Voice Media photography intern, you are responsible for shooting at least two slideshows and one blog assignment per week. You will work closely with the art director and web department to gather your assignments and upload your photos. Your assignments will be featured on your publication’s website, and possibly in the print edition. Slideshows are of events/concerts/festivals + the blog post. Once you accomplish your assignments, you will also have the opportunity to participate in cover shoots and other assignments at the art director’s discretion.

CONTACT: Peter Storch
Peter.storch@newtimes.com
Location: 1201 E. Jefferson, Phoenix

Allied Integrated Marketing
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID (must register for course credit)

Intern will create movie promotions for various studios; organize and supervise advance screenings/special events; assist with press and publicity matters and office administrative duties. Student is required to use his/her own digital camera to take photos of events and promotions.

Student needs to be a motivated, creative self-starter with good phone skills, knowledge of college organizations and events and reliable transportation. Also needs to meet or come in ahead of all deadlines.

Duties include but are not limited to • Brainstorm and implement promotional campaign ideas including but not limited to, events, contests, stunts, etc. to generate excitement for film releases. • Write reports for agency regarding all promotions implemented and audience screening reactions. • Distribute screening passes and promotional items to target audience. • Cover evening screenings and events. • Interns will gain experience in creative process, working with press, dealing with public, handling minor conflict situations, event planning and many other aspects of the entertainment marketing industry.

CONTACT:
Aaron Marion
amarion@alliedim.com

Location: 7320 E. Butherus Suite 101
(just east of Scottsdale and Greenway) Scottsdale http://www.alliedim.com

ASU GAMMAGE
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled JR. + Only with at least one
Previous internship
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: PAID ($9.00/hr; must register for course credit)

Duties and Responsibilities:
– Writing press releases, research, updating and maintaining media lists, assembling clip books and press kits
– Providing support at special events on campus and Valley-wide.
– Helps create student based promotions and special events. Create resource materials for events and programs such as pre-show activities for Broadway and BEYOND performances. Maintain content for social media sites such as Facebook
– Work with ASU Gammage Ambassadors to promote shows on-campus and in the community
– Assist with administrative tasks including filing, phone calls, research and errand running. Must be professional, outgoing, willing to work hard and able to work some nights and weekends. Must be able to type and know MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Qualifications: – Requires experience and proficiency using social media marketing tools, excellent communication, writing, multi-tasking and organizational skills. Creativity and flexibility and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel are essential. Prior experience in a marketing/communication role desired but not required. Knowledge of and interest in the arts and theater a plus. Position will require lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds at any given time. Valid AZ Driver’s License required upon employment.

CONTACT: Dana McGuinness
dana.mcguinness@asu.edu

Echo Magazine seeks journalism students for reporter/writer internships.
Interns will get a variety of assignments, while learning about publication of a niche magazine. Assignments will include news stories, event previews, feature stories and profiles. Depending on the candidate’s interests and experience, an intern could be assigned to write magazine cover stories or complete a project for the magazine.

Echo Magazine is published every other week and serves the Phoenix lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender community with news, features, commentary, entertainment and information.

Interns will work in the magazine’s office in central Phoenix.

To apply, contact Glenn Gullickson, Managing Editor, Echo Magazine, P.O. Box 16630, Phoenix, AZ 85011 or email editor@echomag.com or phone 602-266-0550 Ext. 110.

ANGLES Public Relations
If you’re interested in working for a dynamic, hands on agency with the opportunity to work on both local and national campaigns look no further! Our interns will walk away from their experience with stellar portfolio pieces, working knowledge of industry software, pitching skills and much more. Please send your resume to Brooke Rodda: brooke@anglespr.com or feel free to call with questions. 480-477-8692.

FELLOWSHIPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
The Society for Neuroscience wants to help two outstanding science journalism students attend the society’s annual meeting — the world’s largest source of emerging news on brain science and health. This year’s meeting will take place in New Orleans on October 13-17.

The awards are open to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates. Each winner will receive complimentary meeting registration, four nights’ lodging, and $750 to help defray the expenses of attending. Award winners will also be paired with an experienced professional journalist covering the annual meeting.

Additional details on eligibility and how to apply can be found at http://www.sfn.org/am2012/index.aspx?pagename=Science_Journalism_Student_Award

Please note: the deadline for students to submit their applications is Friday, September 14.

PART-TIME MEDIA JOBS or VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The PAC-12 Network is looking to the Cronkite School for help in filling the following paid positions. You will be paid by the PAC-12 Network. If you are interested in any of these positions, here’s what we will need: (1) Resume (2) A cover letter with your contact information and an explanation of what position(s) you are interested in and why you are qualified for that position(s). The PAC-12 Network will determine who gets called for an interview.

You will need: (1) Reliable transportation (2) A class schedule and/or work schedule that allows you to attend the games (3) To be reliable and dependable. (4) A passion for and knowledge of sports

Please send your letter of interest and your resume to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu no later than August 10. Late applications will not be considered.

Runner – Every Telecast
A Runner works closely with the telecast Unit and Technical Managers and performs a number of roles in and around the office or production site. Running errands, keeping the office area clean, delivering scripts, dispensing snacks are just some of the jobs a runner may be asked to do during the event. Usually and along with their supervisors, runners are among the first people to arrive on site and the last to leave.
Pay Rate – $7.50-$10 per hour (depending on experience/location/sport)

Utility – Every telecast
A Utility is a “jack of all trades” and expert at managing cable who helps troubleshoot and works alongside technicians, most notably camera operators, during the broadcast. Duties could include pulling or tending to camera cables, tripods, crowd control, carrying equipment, positioning microphones, assisting in lighting and participating from event set-up through the end of strike. Knowledge of the sport(s) is not essential but knowledge of technical facilities, physical stamina and the ability to follow instructions and move swiftly are key attributes.
Pay Rate – $100-$200 per day (depending on experience/location/sport)

Statistician – Most telecasts
To help tell the story of the event, a Statistician works with the telecast graphics (official stats) and or announcer team (talent stats) providing instant pertinent data such as: number of tackles made in a football game, fouls committed in a basketball game or kills executed in a volleyball match. Knowledge of the sport(s) is more important than television experience, but understanding the production’s requirements is essential for success. Accuracy is crucial as this information is displayed on the television screen and repeated by announcers. Statisticians are expected to be on site normally 5 hours before game time until completion of play.
Pay Rate – $75-$150 per game (depending on experience/location/sport)

Spotter – Football and other sports to a lesser degree
A Spotter is utilized by the announce team as well as the producer and/or director. He or she serves as their eyes and ears for action happening on the field or in the stands. A spotter will also identify players, coaches, parents or alumni playing in, officiating or observing the game. Knowledge of the sport(s) and members of the teams, coaching staff and relevant others in attendance is essential. Spotters are expected to be on site an hour before game time and stay until completion of play.
Pay Rate – $75-$100 per game (depending on experience/location/sport)

Red Hat – Football, Basketball, Volleyball, and others
The Red Hat is positioned on the court or field of play and is in communication with the timekeeper, lead official or referee to communicate timing for the Associate Director in thetelevision production mobile unit. The Red Hat helps manage the pace and timing of play by signaling the appropriate officials when the television broadcast is going to, or coming back from a commercial break. Knowledge of the sport(s) is key, interpersonal skills and a relationship with coaching staffs and officials is helpful. The Red Hat should be on site at least an hour before game time and stay through the completion of play.
Pay Rate – $50-100 per game (depending on experience/sport)

Student PA/SM – Prior to the game, PA may provide essential information about campus/sport to be used during broadcasts. During pre-game, actual game coverage and post-game, the Student PA/SM is in direct communication with the producer, director and announcer(s), relaying information and cues from theproduction mobile unit to the announcers and other on the event floor. Knowledge of the sport(s) is helpful as are interpersonal & writing skills and neat penmanship. Student PA/SMs arrive 2-3 hours before game time and stay until the end of the telecast.
Pay Rate – $100-$250 per game (depending on experience/location/sport)

SPECIAL OLYMPICS
Special Olympics AZ is holding the 13th Annual North American Golf Tournament on September 6-9th at the Wigwam and we seek students to collect athlete stories and pictures to share with the other Special Olympics programs as well as the PGA.

If you’re interested in this volunteer reporting opportunity, contact:

Kali Knaack
Marketing Coordinator | Special Olympics Arizona
Kali@SpecialOlympicsArizona.org | www.SpecialOlympicsArizona.org
Support Services Office | 2100 S. 75th Ave. | Phoenix, AZ. 85043

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