Opportunities 2.28.13

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Internship Interview Days
Deadline to apply is Friday March 1. See the following announcements for Writing/Publications and PR/Social Media Internships that follow:

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 by March 1.

Application for Cronkite Professional Programs
We are now accepting applications for that bureau as well as for all of our professional capstone programs — CNS Phoenix, Cronkite NewsWatch, the Public Relations Lab and the New Media Innovation lab.

The deadline for applications for all programs is March 8.

For fall program applications, students should go to http://cronkite.asu.edu/assets/pdf/forms/Professional%20Programs%20Application_distributed.pdf.

For the summer CNS Washington program, the application form is at http://cronkite.asu.edu/assets/pdf/forms/Professional%20Programs%20Application%20Summer_distributed.pdf

EVENTS

Sportscaster At Cronkite School
Charlie Steiner, former of ESPN and now with the LA Dodgers will be a guest speaker at the Cronkite School on Monday March 4 at 3:00 p.m. in Cronkite #444. If you’re interested in sports, baseball, ESPN and want to hear from a pro, make plans to attend.

INTERNSHIPS

Spring or Summer 2013 Internship Sprouts Market PR
Sprouts Farmers Market is rapidly growing and seeking to create a part-time paid intern to support the Nutrition and Community Outreach Department at the corporate headquarters.
The Nutrition and Community Outreach Department oversees the Nutrition, Internal and External Education,Community Giving and Sponsorships, Public Relations and Corporate Communications functions of our organization. Our skilled intern will gain valuable experience in promoting the Sprouts brand in-store and online.

We are looking for an intern who thrives in a fast-paced, fun and casual environment to work with us. The right candidate will have a way with words and a passion for nutrition and education. If you are a detail-oriented team player, this may be a great place to “sprout” your career.

Job Function:
• Help gather facts/info needed for nutrition and education collateral
• Assist with administrative duties for our nutrition, education, donation and PR programs
• Do quick research for feature articles, vendor profiles and internal communications
• Coordinate media events
• Monitor print and online media mentions
• Assists and perform tasks associated with project and departmental management, maintain time lines,
and schedule meetings
• Assist with copy requests
• Pull media lists and learn about corporate communications principles
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to work 20 hours a week
• Current college student (junior with major in Communications, Public Relations or Journalism preferred)
• Experience with communications-style writing required
• Journalism and/or news release experience preferred
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential
• Strong attention to detail
• Solid problem solving skills and decisiveness
• Organization and planning skills
• Computer skills: Microsoft Office Software including Outlook, Word, and Excel; basic knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign
• Knowledge of social media platforms
• Consistently demonstrates high standards of integrity by supporting the Sprouts Farmers Market mission and values and adhering to the Corporate Code of Conduct

More About Sprouts
Phoenix-based Sprouts Farmers Market operates more than 150 stores throughout Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah, and is well on the way to becoming one of the largest natural food chains in the country. Sprouts is a neighborhood grocery store with the feel of an old-fashioned farmers market. Our friendly and knowledgeable team members are here to help our shoppers achieve “healthy living for less.” We are a fast growing, socially responsible organization seeking team members who exhibit passion, collaboration and innovation in their careers. If you pride yourself on delivering exceptional customer service and building a mutually respectful working environment, Sprouts is the place for you!

How to Apply
Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and writing samples to laurenrosenblum@sprouts.com, indicating “Intern applicant” in the subject line.

Summer 2013- PR Internship at FleurcomGroup
FleurComGroup has openings for the right candidates to gain real-world, hands-on, professional public relations experience, with opportunities for advancement.

FleurComGroup seeks individuals with:
·Top skills in news writing & research
·Proficiency in e-marketing and social media – Twitter, Facebook, eblasts, and more
·A superb can-do attitude; someone eager to deliver on real-world professional services

FleurComGroup is a marketing communications firm serving clients in the education, entertainment, restaurant, consumer product and sports/entertainment industries. Send brief cover letter and resume to: Cynthia@fleurcomgroup.com

Summer 2013- Steve Levine Entertainment PR and New Media Internships
Steve LeVine Entertainment is currently seeking an intern for PR and Social/New Media.

Below are the links for the job descriptions, responsibilities & qualifications:

Public Relations: http://bit.ly/NvxOkI
New Media: http://bit.ly/NvxO4b

Fox News Junior Reporter Program
Working to fulfill Roger Ailes’ ongoing mission of investing in young talent, the Junior Reporters program creates a-once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for aspiring broadcast journalists to hone their skills at the number one cable news network in the country. The Junior Reporters is a two-year training program that is made up of the best and brightest graduates from the FNCU Internship program and a vast pool of entry-level candidates from around the country who are just embarking on their careers in the multi-media news business. The program was designed to build a pipeline for the next generation of talented, hard-working broadcast journalists while enhancing Fox News’ newsgathering capabilities and increasing the volume of content produced, specifically for our online platforms.

The Junior Reporters are strategically located around the country, equipped as one-man-bands with state-of-the-art newsgathering gear. They have the ability to go live virtually anywhere, anytime, with portable P2 cameras, laptop editors, backpacks with live streaming capability, iPhones and satellite phones. They contribute a steady flow of content in the immediate term for Foxnews.com. Foxbusiness.com and Foxnewslatino.com, while evolving into experienced, multi-skilled journalists for future positions in the industry.

More info at
http://www.foxnews.com/junior-reporters/

SCHOLARSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS

National Press Photographer’s Association (NPPA)
Up to $2000 for students interested n photojournalism. The deadline for entries is April 15, 2013, 12:00 a.m., Eastern Time.

Applicants must:
-•Be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada or have been accepted at a four-year institution to complete suspended studies.
•-Provide evidence of an aptitude for photojournalism as well as academic ability and financial need.
•-Provide grade point average as an indication that applicant can successfully complete college studies.
-Explain financial need.
•-Use the scholarship at the beginning of the next semester. Otherwise, it will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate candidate.
•-A letter of recommendation from your advisor is required. The letter should be emailed directly to the scholarship chairperson.

Details and Application Instructions:
http://nppf.org/nppf-scholarships-grants-and-awards/scholarship-application-instructions/

RTNDA Scholarships

Lou and Carole Prato Sports Reporting Scholarship
Louis F. Prato has dedicated more than 30 years to RTDNA and RTDNF. Lou served as secretary of the RTDNF Board of Trustees, and for more than 20 years he was treasurer of the RTDNA Board of Directors.Lou has worked as a news director, a journalism professor, a consultant, and Director of the Penn State All Sports Museum. Lou and his wife Carole live near his alma mater, Penn State University. He is the author of The Penn State Football Encyclopedia.

In recognition of his service to RTDNA and RTDNF, and his commitment to excellence in journalism, the Lou and Carole Prato Sports Reporting Scholarship was established in 2001. It is awarded to a journalism student who brings Lou’s journalism values to covering sports.
Deadline May 31, 2013
http://www.rtdna.org/content/lou_carole_prato_sports_reporting_scholarship

Mike Reynolds Journalism Scholarship
Mike Reynolds, who died in 1988 of a brain tumor at age 45, was assignment editor and then managing editor at KCCI-TV in Des Moines, Iowa. Trustees of the fund to honor his memory require applicants for this award to be enrolled in journalism school and have good writing ability, excellent grades, a dedication to the news business, strong interest in pursuing a career in electronic journalism and a demonstrated need for financial assistance.

Applicants should list media-related jobs held and contributions made to funding their own education.

The recipient of the Mike Reynolds Journalism Scholarship will receive $1,000 and an invitation to the Excellence in Journalism conference. Deadline is May 31, 2013.
http://www.rtdna.org/content/mike_reynolds_journalism_scholarship

Presidents Scholarship
Two $1,000 awards given in honor of former RTDNA Presidents Theodore Koop, Bruce Dennis, James McCulla, John Salisbury, Bruce Palmer, Dick Cheverton, Jim Byron, Ben Chatfield and John Hogan.
Deadline May 31, 2013 http://www.rtdna.org/content/presidents_scholarship

Pete Wilson Scholarship
The Pete Wilson Journalism Scholarship was established in 2007 by Wilson’s friends and colleagues. The scholarship is granted to an undergraduate or graduate journalism student from the Bay area who shares Wilson’s commitment to ethical, responsible journalism. The 2013 Pete Wilson Scholarship is open to Undergraduates and will alternate each year between undergraduates and graduate applicants. Deadline to apply is May 31, 2013.
http://www.rtdna.org/content/pete_wilson_scholarship

Carole Simpson Scholarship
Carole Simpson is a former member of the Radio Television Digital News Foundation Board of Trustees. She established the Carole Simpson Scholarship to encourage and help minority students overcome hurdles along their career path. Carole Simpson Scholarship winners are working as reporters, producers and anchors in television and radio stations across the country.

Simpson retired from ABC News in 2006 to become Leader-in-Residence at Emerson College’s School of Communications in Boston. In a career of notable firsts, in 1992 Simpson became the first woman and the first African American to moderate a presidential debate. She is completing a book on her 40 years as a pioneering African American woman in the field of journalism. Simpson is a commentator for National Public Radio and a frequent political analyst on “Larry King Live.” In 1996, Simpson receive the Leonard Zeidenberg First Amendment Award in recognition of her work to protect First Amendment Freedoms. Deadline to apply is May 31, 2013.
http://www.rtdna.org/content/carole_simpson_scholarship

Ed Bradley Scholarship
In 1994, RTDNF presented the first Ed Bradley Scholarship. Since then, 18 young and aspiring journalists have received the award created by the late CBS News and 60 Minutes correspondent.

Ed Bradley received the Paul White Award from RTDNA in 2000. The Paul White Award recognizes an individual’s lifetime commitment to excellence in journalism. Bradley received the First Amendment Award from RTDNF in 2005 in recognition of his support of the First Amendment rights guaranteed in the Constitution.

http://www.rtdna.org/content/ed_bradley_scholarship

The Abe Schechter Graduate Scholarship

About the Scholarship
Abe Schechter, a true pioneer of radio news, became the first vice president of news for NBC. He began his career in newspapers, then moved to radio. During World War II, he became senior public relations officer for General MacArthur. He eventually returned to NBC where he helped create the Today show. From there, he became part owner of the Mutual Broadcasting System. In the 1960s Schechter founded a PR firm that he and his business partner, former RTDNF Trustee George Glazer, subsequently sold to Hill & Knowlton. Schechter and his wife died in a car accident in 1989, and this $2,000 scholarship was established in his memory. Deadline is May 31, 2013.

http://www.rtdna.org/content/the_abe_schechter_graduate_scholarship

PART-TIME JOBS or VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

LocalLily.com
LocalLily.com: A digital resource to the best locally owned restaurants, shops, events and things to do in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and East Valley. I have attached our media kit should this be relevant for your use.

Position description:
Assist in brainstorming and implementation of branding opportunities and deepen existing collaborations with Local Lily community partners (such as Whole Foods, Mountainside Fitness, East Valley Tribune, etc)
Research and contact public relations firms with information as to how Local Lily can assist their clients in digital marketing efforts
Contact local businesses which Local Lily has featured to increase awareness and brand recognition of Local Lily
Working directly with and supporting the Director of Business Development
Days/hours are very flexible and can often be done remotely (as a satisfactory performance and trusting relationship develops)

Attributes needed for this position:
-Attention to detail
-A positive and proactive attitude
-Self motivated-this is NOT a position for anyone who needs to be micromanaged
-Interest in building industry experience and making professional contacts in the communications, public relations, marketing and business development arenas

Compensation:
Compensation depends on the level of experience and the number of hours a student is able to commit to. With exceptional performance will come an increase in compensation as well as a potential permanent position at Local Lily

Prospect is expected to research Local Lily before making an inquiry into the position. We are only interested in speaking with prospects who are willing/able to commit to 6 months, assuming the fit is good for both sides. Local Lily is flexible and will accommodate the schedule and needs of the right candidate.

CONTACT: Beth Hickey
beth@locallily.com

ASU School of Social Work
Job ID: 64446
Job type: ASU Hourly or Work-Study [read program(s) criteria]
Job category: Communication/Public Relations

Description
The Marketing and Communications Assistant will report directly to the Communications Coordinator for the ASU School of Social Work to assist in the implementation of all marketing and communications efforts. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: -Assist in growing and managing social communities on Facebook and Twitter. -Assist in marketing of events and programs. -Input new and updated current website content. -Assist in maintaining mailing lists. -Create and maintain content according to the editorial calendar. -Conduct research and interview subject-matter experts to publish content. -Obtain photos/graphics and video when needed.

Qualifications
* Students in Journalism, Marketing or Communication Fields preferred. * Strong computer skills including: Content Management Systems, Social Media processes (Facebook, Twitter, blogging). * Strong grammatical, copy writing and editing skills. * Strong work ethic. * Experience with Graphic Design, Adobe Suite (CS6 ), Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
Hours: 20/week
Pay rate: $10.00
Job level: 3
Number of positions: 1
Schedule Mon – Fri, 8:00am – 5:00pm (flexible work arrangements available).
Location: ASU Downtown Campus
Position Closes on March 1, 2013

Please E-mail your resume and a cover letter describing your qualifications to: Jose.Rioslua@asu.edu

Cesar E. Chavez Summer Program – Photographer/Video Production Assistant
Job ID: 56047
Job type: ASU Stipend
Job category: Technical

Description
Working with the Program Coordinator Sr., the P/VP Assistant will photograph and video record participants in the CCLI summer program. After the program, the P/VP Assistant will complete editing a 5-10 minute video of the week s highlights, and create a promotional video of their own design/concept. Samples of current video projects are viewable at http://outreach.asu.edu/ccli/what-happens-during-week. P/VP Assist will operate a variety of equipment and assist full-time staff in various areas. Duties include operating digital still camera and hand-held video cameras, basic video editing and multimedia production. Required software proficiency: iMovie and/or Final Cut Pro (latest version).

Must attend CCLI from Sunday, June 2 through Saturday, June 8; schedule varies. Additional hours before and after week of program negotiated (for prep and final projects).

Compensation: $1000.00 stipend; in addition, during the week meals (3/day) and on-campus housing (optional) provided.

Qualifications
Requires evidence of visual artistic skills, effective communication skills, and experience in operation of photographic and video equipment listed in the job description. Preferred Experience in producing photos and video in conformance with ASU Branding standards (commguide.asu.edu). ALL LETTERS OF INTEREST AND RESUMES MUST BE RECEIVED BY MARCH 8. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Number of positions: 1
Schedule: 6/2/13 – 6/8/13 – Residential Summer Program
Location: ASU Tempe Campus

Website: http://outreach.asu.edu/ccli/jobs/photographervideo-production-assistant

PR & Social Media Campaign- PAID
Successful candidate will do social media for a Fall election to approve a tax to build a new public hospital, probably downtown. We are looking for a recent communications or PR graduate, or a senior who would commit more time after graduation in May.

Contact: Richard de Uriarte
Manager, Office of Communications
Maricopa County Board Supervisors
Phone 602-506-7232
Email deuriarter@mail.maricopa.gov

Editorial Assistant, WP Carey School
Job ID: 64317
Job type: ASU Hourly [read program(s) criteria]
Job category: Journalism/Publishing

Description
The W. P. Carey School of Business Marketing and Communications department seeks a dynamic, dependable student worker for the knowWPCarey team, to work closely with the Managing Editor. The student will assist with: copy editing, loading and maintaining the knowWPCarey network of websites, locating and creating images for the stories, organizing and maintaining art resources, and reporting and writing stories as assigned; assist in planning, writing and publishing for social media channels.

Qualifications
Student applicants must be working towards a degree in Journalism, Communications, or a related new media field. Must also have knowledge of and passion for web-based news communications, both the technology and content; experience with or knowledge of html and Adobe Photoshop; excellent written communications skills and a demonstrated ability to write for publication. Experience with photography and video, along with knowledge of and interest in business is helpful.

Hours: 20/week
Pay rate: $8.25
Job level: 2
Number of positions:1
Schedule: Hours/work schedule to be determined upon hiring and availability.

Please email resume, cover letter and three writing samples in a single attachment to karen.d.stark@asu.edu. The writing samples must include at least one final published piece and the unedited version if possible.

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