Opportunities 1.25.13

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Turner Broadcasting Internship Information Session
You are invited to attend an information session about internship opportunities with Turner Broadcasting. The session will be held on Monday, February 18 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in Cronkite #314. The information session is limited to the first 50 students who RSVP. Please RSVP to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu

Turner Broadcasting properties include: CNN, CNN en Espanol, CNN International, TBS, TNT, truTV, TCM,Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang.

The recruiter will also interview for different paid summer internships (see descriptions below). The interviews will take place on Tuesday February 19 in Cronkite 240A from 10:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. She will interview only ten students on Tuesday. If you are eligible, please bring a hard copy of a cover letter and your resume to Cronkite #222. In the cover letter, address it to Ms. Katrina Milam, Campus Recruiter, Turner Broadcasting. State in your cover letter what position you are interested in. Attach the cover letter to the resume (staple or paper clip). Bring materials to Cronkite #222 no later than 4:00 p.m. MST February 8. Any materials submitted after this deadline will not be accepted.

CNN Digital Intern- Atlanta
Program: Students @ Work Internships are structured to last approximately 12 weeks. Program dates are June 3 – August 9. Course Credit is available. Resume is required. Students should have a strong academic record (3.0 strongly preferred). Students must have completed their sophomore year in college prior to the start of the internship. In addition, students may not have graduated college or graduate school prior to the start of the internship (i.e. STUDENTS MUST BE ENROLLED IN SCHOOL DURING THE TIME OF THIS INTERNSHIP). Note to International Students: All International students will be required to provide documentation of proper visa paperwork prior to your arrival if accepted to the program.

Pay: Students will be paid a rate of $7.25/hour

Opportunity: Students may have an opportunity to observe and train in a number of functions including producing, writing, and editing. Interns will get hands-on experience creating calls-to-action for the CNN Digital Teams. They will assist in the research and day-to-day tasks of online news production. They gain valuable writing experience and exposure to real-life editing. Devise ways for better tracking of stories, which do best on different devices, and give us a better clue as to why. They will assist in the research, day-to-day tasks, and may have the opportunity to write blogs posts (depending on their interest) for the various sections of CNN.com. Cut photos and help in section page production. In addition, students have the opportunity to train with the sections supervisor and the section editors. They gain valuable hands-on experience creating calls-to-action for CNN iReport and associate producers.

Qualifications: Major emphasis in Journalism, Communications, Web Production, New or Mass Media studies preferred. The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment, and working knowledge of digital storytelling techniques, including video, photography and sound recording. Must have experience with social media, Final Cut and Adobe Photoshop. Canon DSLR video equipment experience, and an understanding of multiple video formats/codes a plus. Should be self-motivated, able to multi-task, have a good attitude, and be able to function well in an environment with short deadlines and quick turnaround projects.

CNN PR Intern, Atlanta
Program: Students @ Work Internships are structured to last approximately 12 weeks. Program dates are June 3 – August 9. Course Credit is available. Resume is required. Students should have a strong academic record (3.0 strongly preferred). Students must have completed their sophomore year in college prior to the start of the internship. In addition, students may not have graduated college or graduate school prior to the start of the internship (i.e. STUDENTS MUST BE ENROLLED IN SCHOOL DURING THE TIME OF THIS INTERNSHIP). Note to International Students: All International students will be required to provide documentation of proper visa paperwork prior to your arrival if accepted to the program.

Pay: Students will be paid a rate of $7.25/hour

Opportunity: The PR team works to generate press for CNN Worldwide. Our interns need to have a healthy interest in the news, an adaptability to adjust to its fast-paced cycle, and familiarity with CNN’s networks and platforms. Tasks our interns will be asked to perform include compiling and confirming media lists, building results reports, updating talent and executive bios, posting and editing the PR press site, drafting press releases, following social media conversations that affect CNN.

Qualifications: Interns need strong communication skills, both verbal and written. They should also have an understanding of the professional environment they’re working in, including attendance, appearance, punctuality, deadlines and strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Strong computer skills including the Microsoft office suite, the internet and online research skills are important for success in the position.

Program: Students @ Work Internships are structured to last approximately 12 weeks. Program dates are June 3 – August 9. Course Credit is available. Resume is required. Students should have a strong academic record (3.0 strongly preferred). Students must have completed their sophomore year in college prior to the start of the internship. In addition, students may not have graduated from college or graduate school prior to the start of the internship (i.e. STUDENTS MUST BE ENROLLED IN SCHOOL DURING THE TIME OF THIS INTERNSHIP). Note to International Students: All International students will be required to provide documentation of proper visa paperwork prior to your arrival if accepted to the program.

Pay: Students will be paid a rate of $7.25/hour

CNN Newsroom, Atlanta
Opportunity: Answer the show team’s main phone line which includes transferring to the appropriated person and trouble-shooting requests. Complete dubs and log video tape and/or live feeds. Research video, photo, and text content for news segments. Request and coordinate tape feeds. Assist Editorial Producers with prepping for guest arrivals. Assist Associate Producers with daily tasks in relation to the show. Attend daily show meetings and offer support. Train on various news operating programs including Lexis Nexis, iNews, MediaSource, etc. May have the opportunity to pitch story/guest ideas to show team, with research. A mandatory assignment is due at the end of the semester. Be prompt, proactive, courteous, inquisitive, and professional at all times.

Qualifications: Journalism/Communications majors preferred. Candidate must possess sound editorial judgment, and remains up-to-date on news and current events. Should be able to work well both independently and as part of a team. Must be proactive, able to prioritize in a fast pace environment, and communicate effectively with coworkers.

CNN Corporate Communications, Atlanta
Program: Students @ Work Internships are structured to last approximately 12 weeks. Program dates are June 3 – August 9. Course Credit is available. Resume is required. Students should have a strong academic record (3.0 strongly preferred). Students must have completed their sophomore year in college prior to the start of the internship. In addition, students may not have graduated college or graduate school prior to the start of the internship (i.e. STUDENTS MUST BE ENROLLED IN SCHOOL DURING THE TIME OF THIS INTERNSHIP). Note to International Students: All International students will be required to provide documentation of proper visa paperwork prior to your arrival if accepted to the program.

Pay: Students will be paid a rate of $7.25/hour

Opportunity: The web and design intern is responsible for producing web pages for corporate communications initiatives, events and programs, including graphic design, writing/editing and overall web support for internal and external corporate websites. May also build and update HTML templates for company-wide distribution. Additional responsibilities may include creation of original print designs and content on corporate social media spaces.

Qualifications: Must be familiar with HTML; web layout, design and writing; and content management systems. Demonstrated understanding of social media, web and multimedia technologies, and trends, as well as fluency with Photoshop. Strong ability to write and create clean, effective communications pieces. Adaptable and creative with ability to meet tight deadlines and work in a team environment. Working knowledge of Illustrator a plus. Intern must be available 9a-12p at minimum to distribute daily enewsletter and media coverage report.

Internship Application Deadline
We now have two deadlines if you want to participate in the upcoming internship interview days. Broadcast companies will be on campus on Monday April 1 to interview for summer/fall 2013 internships, so please submit an internship application by February 1. Link to the application http://cronkite.asu.edu/assets/pdf/2013A_app.pdf

Local publishers and digital companies will be on campus on Monday April 15 to conduct summer/fall 2013 internship interviews. If you want to participate in this interview day, please submit your application by March 1. Link to the application http://cronkite.asu.edu/assets/pdf/2013A_app.pdf

Local PR/Social Media agencies and non-profits will be on campus Wednesday April 17 to conduct internship interviews for summer/fall 2013 internships. If you want to participate in this interview day, please submit your application by March 1.
Link to the application http://cronkite.asu.edu/assets/pdf/2013A_app.pdf

Hard copies of the internship application can be found in the student resource center on the second floor of the Cronkite School. You must submit an unofficial transcript and a career goals paragraph with your application. Take all materials to Cronkite #222.

Cronkite-NBC Summer Internship
The Cronkite-NBC internship application for summer 2013 is due on February 1. Opportunities are in New York, Chicago, Washington or Los Angeles. It’s a very competitive process and usually (based on experience, skills and the interview) two students from Cronkite are selected. If you’re interested, please submit your applications soon. Hard copies can be found in the student resource center on the second floor of the Cronkite School. Link to the application http://cronkite.asu.edu/assets/pdf/nbc_internshipapp_summer2013.pdf

Resume Writing Session
If you’re struggling with how to create a resume, come to a special session on Friday, February 1 from 12 noon – 2:00 p.m. in Cronkite #256. Bring a draft of your resume and get it reviewed.

Speakers:
Chad Graham, azcentral.com
Michael Wong, Director Career Services

Presented by the NLGJA-ASU student chapter

NBC Universal Information Session
NBC Universal Campus2Career Coordinator Stacy Toyota will present two information sessions in February about internships and jobs at NBC Universal. Dress is business casual and you should bring a resume to leave with Ms. Toyota. Each session will be limited to 50 students. So please RSVP to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu no later than February 15. Please list the session you are interested in.

Session #1
Friday, February 22
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Cronkite #444

– or –

Session #2
Friday, February 22
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cronkite #444

NBC Universal properties include:
Bravo,Chiller,cloo,CNBC,Comcast Sports Group/Comcast SportsNet,DailyCandy,Chiller
E! Entertainment Television,ExerciseTV,Fandango/Movies.com,Focus Features,G4
Golf Channel,International,iVillage,MSNBC,NBC,NBC Owned and Operated Stations
NBC Sports & Olympics,Oxygen,Sprout,Syfy,The Style Network,Telemundo,Mun2
Universal Pictures,Universal Studios Parks & Resorts and USA Network

INTERNSHIPS

Spring 2013- StreetlightUSA PR Internship
StreetLightUSA, a national non-profit organization based in Phoenix that brings awareness to child sex trafficking and efforts to eradicate it, is looking to enroll the help of the best and brightest from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Job Description:
This position will provide the ability for a student to get experience in several different fields, including Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing, with the support of numerous highly experienced coworkers who have come from Fortune 500 backgrounds. This intern will work on various projects throughout their time with StreetLightUSA, including:
•Editing the website
•Writing & sending electronic newsletters
•Monitoring, responding, and posting information to social media channels
•Drafting and following up on press releases
•Meeting with the CEO & President of StreetLightUSA on a weekly basis
•Creating and updating communications tools
•Marketing/Publicizing special events
•Tracking and archiving news coverage
•Conducting research

Contact:
Norma Salas
norma@streetlightusa.org

Spring 2013- Devils Digest Sportswriting Internship
The intern will assist in writing and publishing articles on regarding ASU’s Football and Men’s Basketball teams and any other ASU sports. Those articles will include player and coach interviews, pre and post-game reports, and other writing assignments as needed. The interns will be issued media credentials to cover those Sun Devil sporting events.

Contact:
Hod Rabino, Publisher
rabinodh@hotmail.com

Spring 2013- +swappow.com
Online Start Up/Marketing/Social Media Intern
The goal of +swappow.com’s training program is to get our trainees familiar with all aspects of the startup world while supporting our new Action Sports Industry Focused Online Startup. Trainees will work remotely, but will work closely with our founders, advisory board members and associates on this innovative new venture in the Collaborative Consumption/Sharing Economy/Mesh space. +swappow.com exists to “share the ride” by helping to enable many more kids globally to participate in Action Sports.

The difference between a trainee and an intern at +swappow.com is that we believe that trainees should be given the opportunity to do more substantial work than the typical intern. While you may still be expected to perform some traditional duties the very rare and very real opportunity to be a part of helping this business go from concept to sustainable business exists with this opportunity.

For the right candidate, there will be opportunity to establish the foundation and be the voice of +swappow through numerous social media outposts. You will learn about the action sports industry, work with well-known pro athletes and lead +swappow’s community outreach, including drafting press releases and media advisories, creating social media content, etc and managing the brand under the supervision of +swappow’s founder, a seasoned internet startup veteran.

Those trainees who excel will be considered for future part time and full time employment. Trainees will be expected to honor commitments and deliver high quality work on deadline. Former trainees of our founders and our Board of Advisors are currently working at a variety of companies around the globe. We will help you with your resume, cover letters and networking skills. You are joining our family and will reap the benefits of such as you start your career.

Desired knowledge of our trainees include the following…existing knowledge of the Action Sports Industry (Skate, Snow, Bike, Surf, etc..). Existing knowledge of social media platforms and marketing fundamentals, solid written and verbal skills.

Desired values of our trainees includes the following….genuine interest in helping kids. Team player. Honest. Clean living. Fun. Strong work ethic and desire to learn.

Minimum weekly time requirement will be 10 hours. We look forward to hearing from you.

CONTACT:
Joe Dunnigan
jdunnigan7@gmail.com

Spring 2013- PAID Social Media Internship UA College of Medicine in Phoenix
The UA College of Medicine – Phoenix seeks an intern who is enrolled or recently graduated from a college department of journalism or related field. The intern will assist the associate director of public affairs with execution of communications efforts of college’s programs, faculty, students and events. Skills required include writing features and news releases, collateral material, web content, media pitches and have experience in social media, including use of Facebook, Twitter, Linked In and others. This is a 16-hour a week position.

Secondarily, the intern will assist with the development and updating of contact databases, media reports or other internal communications. The intern may assist the public affairs office with research or other activities as assigned.

CONTACT:
Jessica Coronado
jrcorona@email.arizona.edu

Summer 2013- Investigative Reporting Workshop Internship
The Investigative Reporting Workshop, a professional news organization in the School of Communication at American University, is looking for smart, engaged students from around the country for summer internships.

Positions include researchers, videographers, graphic designers and web producers. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply. Preferred majors include journalism, communication, film, public policy, public health, history or economics.

At investigativereportingworkshop.org, the Workshop publishes in-depth stories about government and corporate accountability, ranging widely from the environment and health to national security and the economy. The Workshop pairs experienced professional reporters and editors with students and co-publishes with mainstream media partners as well as other nonprofit news sites. We also have an ongoing relationship with the PBS program FRONTLINE.

The salary for all positions will be $15 an hour for 30 hours a week. Positions will run from 7 to 10 weeks, with start dates as early as May 15 or as late as June 15, depending on when an individual student’s spring semester ends. All Workshop internships will end by Aug. 1. Housing and transportation are not provided, although AU dorms are open to applicants from other schools.

The application deadline is Feb. 18, 2013.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to José Ramos, office coordinator, at jr7394a@american.edu.

Summer 2013- McClatchy internships
The McClatchy Washington Bureau seeks candidates for our academic year internship program and our summer program. Candidates should have strong writing and reporting experience from a campus newspaper and/or a previous internship. We’re looking for self-starters who can quickly understand complex issues and turn around clean and fascinating stories, on deadline, to readers well outside the Beltway. Interns will write daily and enterprise stories that involve Congress, the White House, the courts, and other Washington topics. We write for our individual papers as well as for a national audience. Multimedia skills are a plus. We encourage minority applicants.

For the academic year program, interns will work around their academic schedules for between 15 and 20 hours a week. For the summer program, the interns will work a normal 40-hour week for 10 weeks, with flexible starting dates. The internships are unpaid. Students must receive college credit for their work and must work enough hours to qualify under their colleges’ internship-credit guidelines.

McClatchy is the nation’s third-largest newspaper company with 30 daily papers from Anchorage to Miami. Building on a 156-year legacy of independence, the company’s newspapers and websites are steadfast defenders of First Amendment values and advocates for the communities they serve.

The Washington Bureau is located in downtown Washington, right above Metro Center and three blocks from the White House.

Please send a cover letter indicating why this internship would be good fit for you, as well as a résumé, a list of references, and half a dozen of your best clips. Please send all the information in a single attached document (Word or PDF) that can be opened and read with ease. If some of your stories have interactive or multimedia elements, send along those links as well, but make sure the story is also in the clip packet.

Deadline for summer internships is March 1. Deadline for fall is June. 1.

Please send information to:
Chris Adams
McClatchy Washington Bureau
cadams@mcclatchydc.com.
202-383-6071
www.mcclatchydc.com

FELLOWSHIPS & SCHOLARSHIPS

Global Heath Care Fellowship
There are less than 2 weeks left to apply for the 2013-2014 Global Health Corps fellowship. Each year, Global Health Corps selects exceptional and driven people with varied skill sets and experiences to participate in the fellowship, and this year we need your help to find our next class of emerging leaders in global health. We review applications on a rolling basis, so please consider applying early.

We have over 100 job opportunities, including:
Documentation and Communication Fellow, ACODEV, Uganda
Marketing and Communications Fellow, Population Services International, Burundi
Partnership Officer, Riders for Health, Malawi
Communications and Business Development Officer, PACT/Partners in Health, Boston, United States
Applications close February 3, 2013 at http://ghcorps.org/connect/apply

In case you’re not familiar with our program, here’s a short background: Global Health Corps is mobilizing a global community of emerging leaders to build the movement for health equity. We place talented individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds in high impact roles in NGOs and government agencies in sub-Saharan Africa and the US for one year.

A key part of the GHC fellowship is support – fellows are provided housing, a living stipend, medical insurance, transportation, mentorship and professional development. During the fellowship year, fellows collaborate, innovate, and create sustainable and impactful change.

This year, applicants can apply for up to 3 positions that match their interests and skills, from project management to monitoring and evaluation, engineering, communications and more. We are looking for people from a broad range of sectors and disciplines. No prior health experience is necessary! The only requirements are that applicants be 30 years old or younger, hold a university degree, and be proficient in English.

CONTACT:
Jennifer Gottesfeld
jennifer@ghcorps.org

PART-TIME JOBS or VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Need student volunteers to play the role of reporters who ask tough questions
The Palo Verde Nuclear Power station west of Phoenix is scheduled to perform an exercise dress-rehearsal on February 6, 2013 and a federally evaluated exercise on March 6th. The time at which we could use mock media is from 10 am to ~2 pm. We could use some help on both dates but the most important is March 6th. One, a dozen or even more students will help… whatever number you may be able to provide will be wonderful.

Here’s a little information on Palo Verde. We are the largest nuclear energy provider in the U.S. providing power to over 4 million homes. Often, we are the largest single energy producer in the world. We periodically conduct emergency exercises with various government agencies and involving over 600 participants.

If you’re interested in asking tough questions and playing the role of a hard-nosed reporter on either February 6 or March 6, please contact Dave Crozier.

Dave Crozier
Emergency Preparedness
Palo Verde Nuclear
David.Crozier@aps.com

Bilingual Communications and Outreach Specialist
A highly respected Communications firm seeks a bright, motivated, part time, bilingual communicator who will serve as an information resource to a variety of people such as: citizens, contractors, architects, developers, business owners, and community groups regarding an assigned project area.

The candidate should be able to translate technical terminology into layman’s terms. The candidate must be well-organized and flexible, with project management experience and excellent communication skills. Equally important, the candidate will be able to synthesize information from various sources while managing multiple projects under tight deadlines – ensuring professionalism – while responding to unanticipated client needs and opportunities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Help draft and create project flyers, notices, and newsletters
• Conduct community outreach/canvassing
• Conduct research as needed
• Database management
• Building and sustaining relationships with diverse parties

Required Qualifications and Skills: 1. Must be Bilingual: Spanish speaking 2. Must possess a valid Arizona Driver’s License and have reliable transportation 3. Excellent communication: written and verbal and editorial skills. 4. Must have flexible schedule with daytime availability 5. Computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite 2007—advanced working knowledge of Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint 6. Discretion when working with confidential information 7. Collaboration: demonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-discipline team 8. Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or closely related field.

Compensation: DOE
Schedule: Part time, flex schedule as needed
Ideal start date: ASAP
Contact: ceastman@gciaz.com

Media Research and Monitoring for ASU President’s Office
The primary assignment will be to track and compile all of the current debate in the press about higher education and submit a weekly summary and analysis to President Crow. Seek a smart and super senior for this paid position. Other details regarding hours/week and pay rate are included in the link.
https://students.asu.edu/employment/search/job/23004

Oakland Athletics Audio Board Operator, Phoenix
The Oakland A’s are hiring audio board operators to play music during the spring training games. Pay is $30/game and you get to watch major league games for free and make some great connections to a major league club. Please view the link to look at the schedule of games:
http://oakland.athletics.mlb.com/schedule/index.jsp?c_id=oak#y=2013&m=2&calendar=DEFAULT

You will need to arrive to each game 90-minutes prior to game time. Please send your availability and interest to:

CONTACT:
Stewart Levine
slevine@oaklandathletics.com

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