Opportunities 11.19.12

ANNOUNCEMENTS
If you are interested in a writing/publications internship for the spring and want to participate in the November 30 interview day, please submit an application and your unofficial transcript to Cronkite #222 by 3:00 p.m. November 19 (Today).

Companies that will be on campus to interview: The Arizona Republic, azcentral.com, Phoenix Magazine, Virgo Publishing, The Phoenix Business Journal, Sheknows.com, Green Living Magazine, EmpowHER.com, College Times, Ahwatukee Foothills News, Arcadia News, KTAR.com, ABC15.com, New Times, Arizona Highways, AZ Big Media, Arizona Capitol Times, The Cronkite Journal, The East Valley Tribune and a few others.

We would like a few more students to apply, so please submit your materials by today and check in with Stephanie Acuna or Chris Carr in Career Services to pick up a job description packet and sign-up sheet. Once you complete the sign-up sheet, please leave it with Stephanie Acuna, Chris Carr or at the front desk of Cronkite #222. We encourage you to participate.

INTERNSHIPS

Spring 2013- Phoenix Radio Interns
WANTED: Part Time Journalist for the Phoenix’s rock radio stations. Non-paid internship.

98KUPD, 93.3 KDKB, and 100.7 KSLX are looking for a skilled journalist to create content for radio and web. Do you want to work in radio? Do you like creative writing? Work directly with the Web Department to help create and post content via news and Jocks.

We are looking for the right candidate who can work efficiently, artistically and professionally. Do you get along well in a team environment?

Desired skills:
– Able to work within a tight deadline
– Good communication skills, both written and oral
– Creative writing skills
– Strong editing and proofreading skills
– Eye for details
– Ability to multitask

Other qualifications:
– Experience with Photoshop is a big plus.

Contact:
Drew Hutchinson
dhutchinson@sanduskyphoenix.com

Spring 2013- Video Intern for Phoenix Radio Stations
WANTED: Part Time Videographer/Producer for the Phoenix’s rock radio stations. Non-paid position.

98KUPD, 93.3 KDKB, and 100.7 KSLX are looking for a skilled videographer to film and produce for web. Does working in radio while building upon your strong skills in video production interest you? Are you fluent in Final Cut Pro? Do you have the “it factor” for modern production? Are you savvy with professional cameras, lighting, and combining multiple codec formats into one production environment in Final Cut Pro? Work directly with the Web Department to create videos featuring Jocks and in-studio guests.

We are looking for the right candidate who can work efficiently, artistically and professionally. Are you fast on your feet? Do you get along well in a team environment?

Desired technical skills:
– Mastery of formats and how to combine them into one digital production in FCP — including common video codecs, frame rates, and audio sample rates.
– Fluency with professional-grade video cameras and a strong ability to optimize their parameters for challenging lighting and audio environments.
– Strong technical understanding of audio signal standards, including: 1) dynamic and condenser microphones, and 2) consumer vs. professional line level signals. Understanding of compression/limiting is a plus.
– Ability to multitask

Other qualifications:
– Visual design experience with Photoshop is a big plus.

Contact:
Drew Hutchinson
dhutchinson@sanduskyphoenix.com

Spring 2013- InMaricopa.com
InMaricopa.com is offering one paid and one non-paid internship. The non-paid internship could turn into a paid opportunity in the second semester of internship work. There is a small stipend for mileage reimbursement.

Intern duties:
•Rewrite press releases w/headlines.
•Produce three to five business profiles a week (Q&As and/or story form).
•Write one real estate story every other week (formatted and/or story form) w/hedline.
•Write one feature-worthy story a week w/hedline (for use in top position on website, or work for newspaper or magazine.
•Take photos for own stories, and for others on staff; take generic photos for use as needed.
•Gather appropriate graphic information as needed for stories.
•Collect and write briefs.
•Scroll appropriate websites/Twitter/Facebook for briefs and notices of upcoming events at direction of editor.
•Send story links to sources as stories are posted.
•Post repurposed stories at direction of editor.
•Compile and post headlines of the day on work days on Facebook.
•Post reminders of weekend events on Thursday on Facebook.

Intern expectations:
•work onsite 5-7 hours a week
•dress professionally
•be punctual
•meet deadlines

Contact:
Christia Gibbons
christia@inmaricopa.com
480-600-6701

Spring 2013- AMERICAN LIVER FOUNDATION
REQUIREMENTS
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

The American Liver Foundation is proud to announce an exciting internship opportunity. Use your education to advance an important health care mission! Get your foot in the door. Rather than shuffle papers or make copies, work side-by-side with experts. You’ll enjoy the satisfaction of seeing your work make a difference while you gain valuable, real-world job experience.

Position: The Communications Intern works directly with the Events Manager for the Division assisting with marketing and public relations projects.

Staff Contact: Ashley Drew, Events Manager Compensation: Unpaid Internship. Will work with intern to give copies of media placements.

Internship Location: 4545 E. Shea Blvd, Ste. 164, Phoenix, AZ 85028
Responsibilities: • Assist with marketing projects • Work with staff to create copy for website • Assist with publishing email blasts • Design/layout of brochures • Draft content for newsletters, press releases and articles • Pitch stories and placements to the media • Assist in placement of public service announcements • Perform other duties as required to meet the communications/fundraising needs of the American Liver Foundation • Manage social media accounts and postings Skills Needed: • Detail oriented • Creative, some graphic design experience helpful • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • AP Style knowledge Application Instructions: • Current resume and cover letter • Two writing samples (ex. Press Release, Newsletter, Marketing Piece, News Article)

Contact Information:
Ashley Drew Events Manager 602-953-1800 (o) 602-953-1806 (f)
adrew@liverfoundation.org
Location: 4545 E. Shea Blvd, Ste. 164, Phoenix, AZ 85028

Rep. Dave Schweikert Accepting Spring Internship Applications
Congressman David Schweikert (R-AZ) today announced openings for full-time, unpaid spring internships in both his Washington D.C. and Arizona offices:

The office of Congressman Schweikert is seeking full-time internship applicants for the 2013 spring term (January through May) in both Washington, D.C. and Arizona. Please note that this is an unpaid internship. The ideal candidate will be motivated, detail oriented and able to multi-task, possess excellent communication skills, and interact well with constituents.

Responsibilities in the Washington, D.C. office include answering the phone, giving tours of the Capitol, and assisting with constituent correspondence.

Responsibilities in the Arizona office include answering the phone, assisting with constituent casework, correspondence, and events.

Arizona ties are preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume with “Spring Internship Applicant” in the email subject line.

Arizona applicants may submit resume and cover letter directly to
Ernestina.Borquez-Smith@mail.house.gov.

Washington applicants may submit resume and cover letter to az05internship@gmail.com.

For priority consideration, please submit your application materials by Friday, December 7, 2012. Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Spring 2013- Barclay Communications- Consumer Division
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Current Soph+ ONLY; OTHERS WITH PREVIOUS INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONSIDERED
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID (Must register for course credit)

CONSUMER INTERN: activities including, but not limited to: • Write and distribute media alerts and news releases • Pitch story ideas to targeted media • Update and maintain media lists • Manage image database; format images as needed • Assist with social media monitoring, Twitter account and Facebook fan page management • Research assistance • Attend Consumer Team meetings – report on tasks and progress • Assist as tactical support for new business (prospect backgrounders, etc.) • Scan newspapers, magazines and online media for client coverage • Create clip reports • Update editorial calendars Skills/Requirements: • Desire to learn • Strong writing skills • Detail-oriented • Computer literate • AP Style a plus • Photography/video skills a plus Criteria •

Must be an ASU undergraduate student, preferably a SOPHOMORE or JUNIOR. • Majoring in Marketing, Public Relations or Communications preferably. •

Candidates are involved in or have knowledge of various campus organizations and events. • Students must have reliable transportation and commit to 10 or more hours per week in our Phoenix office.

Contact:
Susan Kern-Fleischer
SueK@barclaycomm.com

Spring-2013 DUET
REQUIREMENTS
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE:UNPAID (Mileage Reimbursement)

Communications Internship Job Description:
The Communications Intern position at Duet provides students with an opportunity to gain real-life communications experience. The Communications Intern candidate must: • Be a self-starter, motivated, and able to meet strict deadlines • Have strong writing skills, learn quickly, and be comfortable talking to people from all backgrounds • Be ready for the time commitment required for this position • Be a creative thinker and problem-solver • Bring enthusiasm to each task • Be able to readily make corrections and incorporate changes and improvements into future writing tasks • Be comfortable prioritizing work responsibilities and continually moving forward with the next task

The Communications Intern will:
1) Work 10- 20 hours per week, unpaid, and mileage will be reimbursed.
2) The intern reports directly to the Communications Director. The Communications Director will supervise and train the communications intern for his/her job responsibilities as necessary.
3) The intern will research, develop, write, and edit one story every two weeks. The stories will highlight individuals or families who are helped by Duet’s services. The articles may appear in the Duet newsletter, in program newsletters, fliers, on the Duet website, in public media, or other communications venues.
4) The intern will take good-quality digital photographs to submit with each article. It is helpful if the intern has access to a digital camera, but it is not required.
5) The intern may write news releases and media advisories as requested by the Communications Director. The intern will be responsible for distribution to the local media by appropriate deadlines. The intern will make appropriate follow-up phone calls to respective members of the media. Securing media placements is an important part of this internship.
6) The intern may help Communications Director execute duties for Duet’s fall and winter fundraisers, Tour de Paradise and Poinsettia Tea. This could include writing news releases, media advisories, working as an assistant to a photographer, taking photographs at the event, submitting photographs to society pages/papers/magazines, writing and/or submitting post-event releases, etc.
7) The intern may be asked to update the Tour de Paradise website, both in writing copy, gathering information, taking/posting photographs, etc.
8) The intern may be asked to update various communications tools such as organizational display materials, company collateral, Power Point presentations, etc.
9) The intern may help place event information on community calendars and websites.
10) The intern may be asked to write Fact Sheets on a variety of subjects that may require in-depth research.
11) The intern may be asked to assist with social media including Twitter, You Tube, Flickr, Facebook, Linked In, and more.
12) Other duties not listed above may be required.

CONTACT:
Tina Bronson
Bronson@duetaz.org
Location: 555 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix

Spring 2013- THE MCRAE AGENCY
PREVIOUS INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID (Must receive course credit)

PR and social media internship in fast-paced agency environment. No copying or filing but lots of hands-on work experience for actual agency clients. Real-world experience you can put into your portfolio and on your resume. Possibility for advancement beyond the internship for high-performing interns.

CONTACT: Beth McRae
beth@mcraeagency.com
Location: 5685 N. Scottsdale Rd.

Spring 2013- PHOENIX SYMPHONY
CLASS STANDING: JR/SR. ONLY
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID
The Phoenix Symphony is seeking a Marketing and Public Relations Intern for the 2012/2013 Season to provide departmental support for the promotion of the organization’s performances and activities. This internship may satisfy requirements for earning college credit. Hours are flexible and average approximately 15 -20 hours per week. The ideal applicant would be available for two semesters.

CONTACT:
Robert Valdez
rvaldez@phoenixsymphony.org
Location: One N. First St. STE 200, Phoenix

Spring 2013- SHEKNOWS.COM
CLASS STANDING: Prefer previous internship Experience
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

Social Media / Public Relations • Assist social media efforts for SheKnows owned and operated sites including SheKnows.com, FabulousFoods.com, LovingYou.com and others • Assist the creation and implementation of social media strategies consistently and effectively • Learn how to actively pursue partnership opportunities with leading social media accounts • Learn how to maintain and develop new and existing relationships with Public Relations, Advertising and Marketing agencies • Collaborate with the editorial team on trending topics to maximize promotional opportunities for SheKnows content • Learn how to coordinate messaging for the SheKnows branded social channels with both the Editorial and Marketing Communications teams • Learn how to actively monitor social media accounts and track engagement metrics to measure success of campaigns and identify opportunities • Attend weekly departmental meetings to collaborate with the Business Development, Editorial, and Product teams • Learn how to support the Public Relations department by creating press releases, fact sheets and other collateral materials as needed

Contact: Elise Upperman
elise.upperman@sheknows.com
Location: 16101 N 82nd St., Scottsdale

Spring 2013-TEMPE SCHOOL DISTRICT
HOURS:MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE:UNPAID

Internship Job Description:
Website Relations – Write and publish articles about our schools and district to our website. They will also take photos and videos, write photo captions, edit videos, and publish photos and videos to our website. Interns will be able to pitch their own story ideas, conduct research and interviews, and review/edit web pages; Public Relations –assist editing weekly district-wide article, and provide marketing support through departmental projects; Media Relations – Assist TV, newspaper, and website journalists during media visits to our schools; Write articles and take photos for local newspapers, magazines, and websites; Community Relations/Public Information – Assist Public Information Coordinator with requests for public information from community, as needed; Event Planning – Work with a PR Specialist to plan and execute a banquet that honors teachers for excellence in teaching

Contact: Brittany Lowrey
blowrey@tempeschools.org
Location: 3205 S. Rural, Tempe

Spring 2013-Greater Phoenix Economic Council Marketing & Communications Internship
Responsibilities may include:
• Developing content for marketing materials
• Creating and updating media lists
• Assisting with writing press releases, release distribution and some media outreach
• Researching and compiling news stories relevant to GPEC’s mission
• Helping to coordinate GPEC stakeholder events
• Utilizing content management system to update websites/microsites (training provided)
• Social media strategy, updates

Desired Candidate Qualifications
Undergraduate juniors and seniors with some previous work or internship experience preferred, but any interested applicants will be considered. Candidates studying any major are encouraged to apply, however, individuals concentrating in marketing, journalism, communications, public relations or related fields are most successful. Candidate qualifications include:
• Strong writing skills, knowledge of AP Style
• Organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to tackle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines
• Highly motivated to learn, grow professionally and work in a team environment
• Open to giving and receiving feedback
• Have special interest in marketing, communications and/or media relations

Internship Details
Hourly wage is $10.50 per hour
Company Information
Located in downtown Phoenix, GPEC www.gpec.org is the regional economic development organization dedicated to attracting national and international businesses to Greater Phoenix and ultimately, helping create jobs for Arizonans. A public/private partnership, GPEC works with 20 cities throughout Maricopa County and has more than 150 private investors. Its board of directors is made up of some of the region’s most distinguished business leaders.

Application Instructions
Please send your résumé and one-to-three writing samples to: hr@gpec.org

Spring 2013- Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley
The Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley Seek a PR intern for the spring.
Responsibilities include:
1)BGCEV Quarterly Newsletter
a. Intern will be the “Editor in Chief” reporting to me
b. Newsletter will cover stories from each and every club to our major special events to board member and donor profiles
2) Guardians for Kids
a. PR-Marketing & Special Event Assistance for GFK Program
3) Youth Of Year Program
a. PR-Marketing & Special Event Assistance for YOY Program
4) Club/Branch PR-Marketing-Social Media for program related initiatives
a. Media contacts in club communities, press releases

CONTACT: John Davis
johnd@clubzona.org

PART-TIME WORK or VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Writing and Research Assistance for a Publishing Project
Former Indy race car driver and current inspirational speaker Lyn St. James seeks a student to help out with a publishing project. A stipend TBD will be paid to the student.

Skills and aptitude desired for student collaborator on “Life Gets in the Way of…..” Series:
•Creative thinker
•Command of the English language, but with a provocative vocabulary that will engage the intelligent reader
•Experience in organizing and assembling information for publishing
•Interested in doing research
•Attention to detail and accuracy
•Excellent communication skills – ability to speak up and share ideas and understand what’s being said and asked
•Self-managed, yet can take direction
•Thoughtful – ability to clarify and interpret information
•Personal aspirations to learn, excel, succeed and be happier

The Plan:
•After interviewing and selecting the student, the plan would be to begin working on the project in early January.
•There would be an initial meeting to review concept, and share existing interview notes from Scott Garwood. The goal would be to put together a book summary, including chapter titles, projected layout, etc. and begin working with Scott’s interview notes.
•Frequent Skype calls, and face to face meetings. The hours required depend on the capability of the person, but somewhere between 5-10 hours/week is expected.
• All written material would be sent to both Scott and Lyn on a frequent basis.
•The interviews should be completed by the end of March, with a target date for a completed manuscript by May.

Contact: Lyn St. James
LSJweb@aol.com

The Blaze 1330 AM Seeks a Political Talk Show Host
Your campus radio station’s political talk show, Firestorm, is looking for a liberal host for next semester Any interested parties should contact Jonathan Delarosa at: jonathan@blazeradioonline.com

Cronkite Sports Network Needs Graphic Web Designers
The Cronkite Sports Network is seeking students who are interested in graphic web design. The Walter Cronkite Sports Network is looking for dedicated students who want to work together and help us build a website for ASU sports coverage. This club is completely student run and it would provide great experience for those looking to add to their resume. You do not have to have interest in sports at all either. We are looking for someone to create an appealing and professional looking website.

If you’re interested, email WCSN President Austin Controulis at austin.controulis@yahoo.com, Vice President Nick Marek at nmarek@asu.edu, and Website manager Trey Lanthier at treylanthier@gmail.com

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