Opportunities 9.9.12


Important Internship Information
Each semester, Cronkite Career Services brings recruiters to campus. These local employers will interview students for upcoming internships. In the fall of 2012, the internship interview days will be held on:

Friday, October 19- Broadcast companies
1:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. AE England Building

Friday, November 2- Writing & Publishing Companies
1:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. AE England Building

Friday, November 30- Public Relations & Social Media Companies
1:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. AE England Building

If you want to participate in these events, you must submit an application and materials by the posted deadlines. Please mark these events dates on your calendar.

We have two application deadlines. If you want to interview with broadcast companies, you must submit an internship application by September 17. If you want to interview with a writing/publishing or public relations/social media company, you must submit an application by October 5. This later date allows more time for you to obtain and organize writing samples, which the publishing and PR companies require. Applications are located in the Student Resource Center on the second floor of the Cronkite School. Applications can be downloaded from http://cronkite.asu.edu/assets/pdf/internship_app_2012-13.pdf

Broadcast Internship Application Deadline
Monday, September 17
4:00 p.m. MST – Cronkite #222

Writing/Publishing, Public Relations & Social Media Internships Application Deadline
Friday, October 5
4:00 p.m. MST- Cronkite #222

Internship Information Session
If you want to learn more about the internship application process or have questions about searching for internships, Cronkite Career Services will hold another 30-minute information session to answer any questions.

Monday, September 10
4:00 p.m.
Cronkite #252

These information sessions are highly-recommended for first year students at The Cronkite School or anyone who is new to the internship application process.

Must See Mondays
Mark your calendar for Must See Mondays (MSM). The weekly speakers series will feature such professionals as the VP and Editor-in-Chief of msnbc.com, The Chairman of CBS News, the Editor of Slate Magazine, The NY Times Phoenix Bureau Chief and the Anchor/Host of CNN International.

Be here for the first MSM on Monday September 10 showcasing Cronkite alumni who are on the air in Phoenix. MSM begins at 7:00 p.m. and is held in The First Amendment Forum on the second floor of the Cronkite School.

Click here for more information:

Cronkite Conversations
Once you hear a featured MSM speaker or attend a Wednesday movie night, write about your experience. Every blog post is published and recorded and students who score the highest point totals will be invited to the Cronkite luncheon honoring Bob Costas of NBC Sports. http://cronkiteconversations.asu.edu

Teach For America & Peace Corps Info Session
THIS Friday, September 14

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
ASU Downtown Phoenix campus
Cronkite Building, Room 125

Two leading employers of Arizona State University students, the Peace Corps and Teach For America, have partnered to present a joint information session on Friday, September 14, 2012. This marks the first time this year the two have collaborated on ASU’s Downtown campus, part of a nationwide trend for the service organizations.

The information session, to be held on Sept. 14th from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Cronkite 125, will feature presentations from both recruiters about their personal experiences, as well as information on the benefits and application process. Interested students can RSVP on Facebook or simply show up. Bring your Sun Card.

About Peace Corps
President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961, by executive order. Throughout 2011, Peace Corps is commemorating 50 years of promoting peace and friendship around the world. Historically, more than 200,000 Americans have served with the Peace Corps to promote a better understanding between Americans and the people of 139 host countries. Today, 8,655 volunteers are working with local communities in 76 host countries. Peace Corps volunteers must be U.S. citizens and at least 18 years of age. Peace Corps service is a 27-month commitment. Visit www.peacecorps.gov for more information.
About Teach For America
Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in expanding educational opportunity. Today, 10,000 corps members are teaching in 46 regions across the country, while nearly 28,000 Teach For America alumni continue working from inside and outside the field of education for the fundamental changes necessary to ensure educational excellence and equity. For more information, visit http://www.teachforamerica.org.
Hosted by: Barrett, The Honors College and ASU Career Services

Questions? Contact us at 602-496-1130 or dpccareerservices@asu.edu


Phoenix Coyotes Game Operations Intern
Reports to: Field Producer & Director of Game Presentation & Production
Non-paid/College Credit Only

Job Summary
The intern will be involved in the development and execution of the Phoenix Coyotes in-game and game day experiences. The intern will be assisting the Field Producer and Director of Game Presentation by coordinating and distributing all game day scripts, supporting live game production from the booth, acting as support for the entertainment team, mascot and in-arena host, carrying out all pre-game activities such as national anthem or puck drop, and supporting the production of the game as a whole.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
•Prepare all paperwork in the office and deliver it to its appropriate recipients by a specific deadline prior to the game
•Attend both pre-game meetings with Paw Patrol and production crew
•Assist the Paw Patrol and the Mascot in their game day duties
•Assist in the live, in-game production elements such as: pre-game ceremony, puck drop, national anthem, giveaways, in-arena host hits, on-ice games, etc.
•Act as supplementary support for the Field Producer
•Coordinate with marketing, corporate sales and sponsorship, and ticketing departments
•Other duties as deemed necessary or as directed by the Field Producer

Required Knowledge/Skills/Job Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skill and Ability
•Strong creative skills and knowledge of sports
•Ability to collaborate and work well with others
•Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Must be able to work all or most of Coyotes games at Jobing.com Arena
•Must have flexible hours; including late nights, weekends and holidays.
•Must be dependable and have a positive attitude
•Must have a reliable source of transportation
•Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, react quickly and have superior problem solving skills

Education and Formal Training:
•Be enrolled at a qualified educational institution of higher learning
•Preferably be enrolled at a Sophomore, Junior or Senior year level

Please email resume and/or questions to the following contact:

CONTACT: Rachel Korchin
Field Producer

Fall 2012 PR Internship- The McRae Agency
Company Overview: Full-service PR and marketing communications firm, based in Scottsdale, Ariz. Clients are local, regional and national.
Internship Description: This is not an internship full of administrative tasks. It is very high-level work, as internships go. Duties will include writing, building media lists, creative brainstorming, social media work and many other items. May have an opportunity to work with Trends Magazine, as well.
Requirements: Good writing skills and great attitude are a must. Willingness to learn. Quick learner a bonus. Minumum three-month commitment; 12 to 15 hours per week.
Experience: None necessary.
Education: Prefer degrees in either PR, marketing, communication or journalism.
How to Apply: Send cover letter and resume to beth@mcraeagency.com.
Additional Information: Non-paid, but school credit may be available to students. Excellent way to build a resume and portfolio.

Contact Information
Name: Beth McRae
Phone: 480.990.0282
Email: beth@mcraeagency.com
Website: www.mcraeagency.com

Heard Museum Communications & Marketing Intern- Fall 2012

Reports To: Senior Manager of Advertising and Publications, Communications Department, Public Relations Manager
Responsible For: Media relations, communications, marketing and advertising strategies for a variety of exhibits, events and focus area projects. Working in a team environment, effectively communicating with target audiences to achieve preset goals for the assigned projects.
Expectations: The Communications Department operates in a strong team environment. It is essential to work closely with the other team members within the Communications Department to ensure that the museum’s public image is strong and cohesive, and to avoid competition for coverage within the department. This includes attending regular department meetings, maintaining constant communication regarding the status of your projects and having all media materials proofread by other team members in the department.

As an intern, you will have the opportunity to participate in the following:
Administrative: Support Communications Department initiatives by tracking and reporting media coverage, maintaining media lists, following up with media pitches and other duties as assigned.
Media Relations: Write media materials including news releases and calendar announcements for distribution to local and national media. Pitch stories to key media and secure placement in publications that reach targeted audiences, in cooperation with the Communications Department managers. Assist with media relations during Heard events such as the Hoop Dance and Indian Fair.
Marketing: Assist in the development of collateral materials including visitor flyers, brochures, member invitations, event programs and other promotional materials for the projects assigned.
Editorial Support: Provide editorial support for projects as needed including proofreading media communiqués and collateral materials. Write feature stories and other copy for the member newsletter Earth Song, the museum’s website and e-newsletters to promote the projects assigned.
Publications: Develop articles for Earth Song, the Indian Fair program, quarterly gallery guides, the website and e-newsletters.
Planning: Work with Communications Department to assist with the development of integrated media strategies, budgets, communications messages, marketing programs and advertising campaigns to reach preset goals for the exhibits, events and focus areas.

– Major/area(s) of study: Marketing, Public Relations, Business, or related field
– Student must be well kept, friendly, outgoing and like working with customers, guild members and museum members
– Student must be able to work effectively with staff either independently or as a team member

Mark J. Scarp | Communications Manager
Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004
602/251-0283 direct | 602/810-8964 mobile

Shine Factory, PR Internship- fall semester
Shine Factory, a boutique public relations firm specializing in consumer media relations and social marketing for a number of different clients, is seeking a fall intern. This is an opportunity to build your portfolio and create meaningful career connections.

Primary responsibilities include:
•Conduct extensive research for client projects
•Draft pitches, press releases and fact sheets
•Create, maintain and manage targeted media lists
•Monitor local and national media in clients’ industries
•Determine media values and reach for media placements
•Additional responsibilities in accordance with his or her skill set

•Junior or senior
•Public relations or journalism coursework and/or experience
•12 – 20 hours per week
•Strong communication skills
•Reliable and trustworthy

This is a paid internship. Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter and writing samples to Jami Reagan at jami@shinefactorypr.com.

Summer 2013 Internship- Dow Jones News Fund
College students are invited to apply for paid summer internships by the Nov. 1 deadline. Applicants must register as “Intern Applicants” to receive passwords and apply on the Web at https://www.newsfund.org.

The Dow Jones News Fund offers four summer internship programs for college juniors, seniors and graduate students interested in pursuing journalism careers:
-The Business Reporting Internship Program matches students with newspapers, web sites and news services where they report and write business news.
-The Digital Editing Program provides summer jobs at news organizations preparing content for websites and other media.
-The News Copy Editing Program assigns students to news organizations as copy editors writing headlines, editing copy and designing pages.
-The Sports Copy Editing Program places students on sports copy desks at media companies.


Broadcast Education Association (BEA)
Did you know that undergraduate and graduate students at BEA member institutions can become BEA members at NO cost? Student members can apply for one of the BEA National Scholarships in Broadcasting, enter the BEA Festival of Media Arts competition in the fall, the BEA/NABEF Freedom of Speech PSA Competition each spring, and participate in the Student Research in Progress Competition that takes place in Las Vegas. Students will receive information about internships and special offers from a variety of BEA partnering organizations, and will be eligible for the member discount rate to attend BEA’s annual convention and the NAB Show in Las Vegas.

If you want to join BEA and take advantage of these member benefits. sheet for full-time students who attend BEA member institutions – http://www.beaweb.org/pdfs/frestudentsignups.pdf. They can use the discount code: Instu-66 on the online form to receive their free BEA student membership.

Thank you for your dedication to BEA. Your continued support has allowed us to produce more valuable services for colleges and universities – from promoting scholarly research and creative endeavors to learning the latest in professional tools and techniques.


Broadcast Education Association
The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) has six (6) scholarship awards ranging from $1,500- $5,000. Materials must be received by October 11, 2012.

Walter S. Patterson Award
Two scholarships; $1,750 each
Study toward a career in RADIO – Sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters

Alexander M. Tanger Award
One scholarship; $5,000
Study any area of broadcasting – Sponsored by Alexander M. Tangier

Abe Voron Award
One scholarship; $5,000
Study toward a career in RADIO- Sponsored by the Abe Voron Committee

Vincent T. Wasilewski Award
One scholarship; $2,500
Graduate students only. Study any area of broadcasting Sponsored by Patrick Communications, LLC

John Bayliss Scholarship Award
One scholarship; $1,500
Study toward a career in RADIO – Sponsored by The John Bayliss Foundation

Richard Eaton Foundation Award
One scholarship; $1,500
Study any area of broadcasting – Sponsored by The Richard Eaton Foundation

More info an application instructions here:

Pulliam Journalism Fellowship 2013
Join us for the summer of 2013. The Indianapolis Star and The Arizona Republic, Gannett Co. newspapers, are seeking college students and new graduates with a talent for reporting, news design and graphics, or photojournalism for an exciting and demanding journalism fellowship program.
Why should I apply for this journalism program?
You’ll be a member of our newsroom, work hard and gain valuable journalism experience. You get paid, too. Our Pulliam Fellows earn $650/week for the 10-week program. You’ll also get to participate in writing workshops and learn over lunch from some of the best minds in journalism. Additionally, many former Pulliam Fellows have returned as guest lecturers, including Adam B. Ellick, foreign correspondent, New York Times, and John Fritze, reporter, Baltimore Sun.
Am I qualified for this journalism program?
College juniors, seniors and graduate students enrolled in a journalism or related degree program as of Nov. 1, 2012, are eligible. Previous newspaper journalism internships and/or experience as a journalist on a college newspaper are preferred. You need to be committed to a career in news journalism. You must have reliable transportation and arrange for your own housing. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity among its journalism fellows.
What’s the deadline for this journalism application?
All application materials must be postmarked by Nov. 1, 2012. (We may accept some journalism candidates after the deadline.)

More information and application instructions here:

Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM)
Since 1990, AWSM has placed more than 100 female college students interested in sports media careers in paid internships with employers such as Sports Illustrated, ESPN and some of the country’s most respected daily newspapers. Winners will receive up to a $1,000 scholarship and be placed in a paid internship. Our 2012 interns worked at ESPN, Sports Illustrated, MLB.com, The Denver Post, The Washington Times and USA Swimming.Former AWSM interns now work at top media organizations like the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, The Associated Press, The Washington Post, the Boston Globe and ESPN. During the summer of 2010, AWSM placed interns at ESPN, Sports Illustrated, MLB.com, the Salt Lake City Tribune, USA Track and Field and the Colorado Springs Gazette.
• Applicants must be full-time female students seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree during the 2010-11 academic year.
• Previous winners are not eligible.
• Membership in AWSM is not required. However, applicants can join AWSM for just $15 in addition to their $20 application fee.
Apply today. Deadline to receive materials is October 31, 2012.

More info and application instructions here: http://awsmonline.org/internship-scholarship/


ASU MLK Jr. Student Servant-Leadership Award
Colleen Jennings-Roggensack, Executive Director of ASU Gammage and ASU MLK Jr. Committee Chair, is soliciting nominations for the 2013 ASU MLK Jr. Student Servant-Leadership Award. This year’s theme is Preserve & Transcend. The ASU MLK Jr. Committee will be presenting a Servant-Leadership Award to an ASU student at the MLK Breakfast on January 23, 2013 at Poly Campus.

Servant-leadership is a practical philosophy, which supports people who choose to serve first, and then lead as a way of expanding service to individuals and institutions. Servant leaders may or may not hold formal leadership positions. Servant-leadership encourages collaboration, trust, foresight, listening and the ethical use of power and empowerment.

We are requesting your help in identifying a student servant-leadership awardee. The student must be currently enrolled full-time, exemplify the ideals of servant-leadership and have a track record of commitment through volunteer service. Candidates may submit his or her resume with this form. Letters of recommendation are acceptable, but no more than two. Self-nominations are encouraged.

The ASU MLK Jr. Committee will provide a $1,000 scholarship to the awardee to be used towards his or her educational costs. This scholarship is available to ASU full-time undergraduate or graduate students. All applications will be reviewed and then the top three candidates selected will have 30-minute interviews with the committee. Finalists will be contacted for their interview.

Please submit this recommendation by close of business on Friday, October 5, 2012 to Michelle Johnson at fax 480/965-7663 or e-mail mmjcap@asu.edu

More Information at this link.


Got Memories?
Tempe company looking for videographers and editors. $10/hour.

Here is a link to the job description/application.

CONTACT: Phil Thomas
2219 S. 48th St
Suite E
Tempe, AZ 85282
c (602)326-9167
o (602)438-4381

Sports Production
From time to time, students are needed to help with sports production at local high school football games on Friday evenings. Pay is $75/game to operate a camera- this works out to be about $15-17/hour. You must have reliable transportation to get to the games.

If you are interested in putting your name into the student pool, contact Lisa Ellis

SABEW (At the Cronkite School)
The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW), based at the Cronkite School, is seeking a student worker for the fall term to take care of clerical and other office tasks, answer the phone, and work with our database. The position will be 6-8 hours per week, and might be available in the spring term as well.

Pay is $10 per hour. Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite is important, including Word and Excel.

To apply, email your resume to Warren Watson, executive director, SABEW, at watson@sabew.org


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