Opportunities 9.22.13


Resume Workshop
Need help with your resume? Want to know how to make it relevant, clean and professional looking? Join us for the 45-minute presentation on either:

Wednesday 9.25.13 at 5:00 p.m. in Cronkite #314

Thursday 9.26.13 at 4:00 p.m. in Cronkite #314

Attendance is highly-recommended if you are preparing for the upcoming internship interview days.

Internship Application for Upcoming Internship Interview Days
Thank you to all of the students who applied to participate in the upcoming internship interview days on October 25 and November 1.

The broadcast interview day on October 25 is now closed.

However, the Publications/Writing/Digital Journalism and the PR/Social Media days are still open. The application deadline for these two events only has been extended until September 25. If you are interested in participating in the Writing/Publications or PR/Social Media interviews days for spring 2014 internships, you have just a few more days to complete an online application. Please complete an application and submit your unofficial transcripts to Cronkite #222 by 4:00 p.m. MST Wednesday September 25.

The online application can be found at spring 2014 application.

Please review the internship information at Internship FAQs

Dates of the internship interview days:

Broadcast companies
Friday October 25
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
KAET Studio A
Sixth Floor, Cronkite School

Publications companies
Friday November 1
8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
KAET Studio A
Sixth Floor, Cronkite School

PR Agencies and Organizations
Friday November 1
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
KAET Studio A
Sixth Floor, Cronkite School

PRSA Publicity Summit
The 9th annual PRSA Publicity Summit will be held at ASU’s SkySong on Sept. 28, 2013.

There will be a temporary student special sale for the PRSA Publicity Summit for 50 percent off the ticket price. This makes tickets $50. The summit will be a great opportunity for Cronkite students to network and mingle with media professionals and practitioners, as well as listen to a panel of Arizona based-journalism and public relations professionals discuss their fields and give attendees pointers on how to pitch ideas.

Attached is the information regarding the student sale and the invitation.

Must See Mondays

Back Home: A News21 Investigation of the Challenges Facing Post-9/11 Veterans
A panel featuring Leonard Downie Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism and former Washington Post executive editor, along with Carnegie-Knight News21 students

Moderated by Jacquee Petchel, executive editor, Carnegie-Knight News21
Sept. 23, 2013
7 p.m., First Amendment Forum

Working With Hybrid Cameras: The Real Deal
Kenny Irby, senior faculty for visual journalism and diversity and director of community relations, The Poynter Institute

Introduction by Kristin Gilger, associate dean
Sept. 30, 2013
7 p.m., First Amendment Forum


Corporate Communications Writing – Paid Internship
U-Haul Corporate Headquarters
U-Haul International
2727 N Central Ave

Under the direction of the Director of Communications, responsible for handling writing assignments by conducting interviews, gathering facts, and reviewing information that will be published in U-haul News stories and U-hauls 3rd history book. Other duties may include handling video documentation and minor video production, photography for corporate anniversary parties, and coordinating photo arrangements for news and feature articles.

Must be student in Junior/Senior year of a Bachelor degree program in Journalism for focus of Broadcast, Commercial, News, or Corporate Environment.
Maintaining 3.0 GPA or higher
Must have a working knowledge of reporting, interviewing, writing, revision and layout of print and online news publications.
Must have a working knowledge of Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and pay attention to details.

Apply here

Arizona Farm Bureau Communications Internship
Communication Intern-Communication Division (Part Time)
This position reports to: Director of Communication, Education & Marketing
Position regularly works with: Director of Communication, Education & Marketing
Hours: Minimum 15 hrs/no more than 20
PAID: ($10/hr; must register for course credit), Jr/Sr only

General Description:
Under general direction, supports Arizona Farm Bureau’s overall content channels and specifically web site content and other media channels including social media; helps with a variety of computer, Web and/or multimedia, some graphics, motion graphics, audio and video production; helps design print materials and/or content materials to promote and support Arizona Farm Bureau programs and events; performs related duties as required.

Competencies required:
Requires experience and proficiency using social media marketing tools, excellent communication, writing, multi-tasking and organizational skills. Coursework in multimedia, some graphic design, communications and web content development is desirable. Creativity and flexibility and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are essential. Prior experience in a marketing/communication role desired but not required. Knowledge of and/or interest in Arizona agriculture a plus; represent small & large agriculture plus organic and conventional methods.

Skill and Ability to:
Operate a variety of computer platforms and operating systems including Mac OS and Windows; operate peripheral equipment including printers, CD and DVD burners and duplicators, scanners, digital and 35 mm cameras, digital video cameras, audio recording equipment, and digital projectors. Support effort to creatively translate abstract concepts into effective visual form in a variety of media; adapt graphics to fit needs of clients and target audience; utilize production tools to design, edit, and produce video, audio, and graphic materials; communicate effectively in both oral and written form; compose and edit written materials. Note: Must have own transportation

Traits needed:
Competence. Must be able to prioritize work projects, and assure that commitments are fulfilled as requested. Strong people skills, self-initiative, friendly, and cooperative professional demeanor.

Principal responsibilities:
1.Provide communication/media support to the Communication Division.
2.Help generate multi-media-oriented content for Arizona Farm Bureau’s communication channels.
3.Support content of various Arizona Farm Bureau blogs.
4.Support Fill Your Plate content via the web site hub.

CONTACT: Julie Murphree
325 South Higley Road, Gilbert
(on Higley between Warner & Elliot)

PR/Marketing Internship- PAID
Looking for an internship to gain quality, hands-on public relations and marketing experience?

The Role will include:
This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a yearlong internship program with a nationally recognized brand. As an intern, you will work closely with a dealer to gain and understanding of their business goals and then independently create a communications plan to improve brand awareness.

The role will include creating a promotion plan, budgeting and strategizing start to finish. The program is designed to give the intern the opportunity be creative and take ownership of the program. You will interact with the owner of a leading local business, a Fortune 500 company and a national advertising agency.

Your credentials:
-Must be a mature and motivated college junior (or senior) majoring in public relations, advertising or marketing communications (writing skills are essential)
-Must have access to own computer, internet access and cell phone
-Willingness to work part time for approximately 6-8 weeks in the fall semester (mid-September through early November) and 6-8 weeks in the spring 2014 semester (mid-January through early April)

Compensation & Benefits:
-School credit possible with this internship
-Will need your own transportation

Please send resume to lschultz@bader-rutter.com

Summer 2014 Internships at Major Publications
Each fall, major publications announce their summer internship programs and provide application deadline dates. If you want to apply for a summer 2014 internship at one of the following publications, please click the name of the company and detailed information will appear. Please pay close attention to the deadlines.

Chips Quinn

Postmarked by 10/15/2013
Chips Quinn Scholars are accepted into the program by nomination from journalism faculty and campus media advisers, editors of newspapers or leaders of minority journalism associations. Students also may apply directly to the program, with letters of endorsement from editors or educators. College juniors, seniors or graduates with journalism majors or career goals in newspapers are eligible.

Nominees must complete an application and submit:
-transcripts (unofficial)
-work samples
-two letters of recommendation
-a color headshot photo
-an essay (of no more than two type-written pages) stating why they want to be a journalist

to: Karen Catone
Chips Quinn Scholars Program
Freedom Forum
555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 292-6271

All nominees must have a valid driver’s license and a car with insurance during their internship.

The Dallas Morning New

Received By 10/25/2013
The Dallas Morning News, Texas’ leading newspaper, offers internships in news, copy editing,business, features, sports and our website, dallasnews.com. Internships are also available in photography, graphic arts and the Washington, D.C.,
bureau. When possible, and at the paper’s sole discretion, at least one intern will be offered a full-time position
with The Dallas Morning News.

The Dallas Morning News-Photo
Received By 10/25/2013

The New York Times

Received By 10/31/2013
The New York Times offers 10-week summer internships to undergraduate and graduate college students who have decided on careers in journalism. Some internships are limited to seniors or graduate students; others also accept juniors. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

The Times began the program in 1984. In its first 17 years, it was aimed at members of minority groups who, because of race or ethnicity, had been historically excluded from opportunities in America’s newspaper industry. While the internships are now open to all applicants, the program remains an integral part of The Times’s commitment to recruit and hire as diverse and as highly qualified a staff as possible.

The salary for all internships is about $960 a week. Housing is available on the New York University campus for about $1,000 monthly. The program will begin on Monday, June 2, with a week of orientation to The Times in New York City.

Applications for the 2014 summer internship are accepted beginning June 1, 2013. The deadline to submit an application is 11:59 p.m. New York time on Oct. 31, 2013

The Denver Post
Received By 10/31/2013
The No. 1 newspaper in the Rocky Mountain region, The Denver Post, is helping shape the futures of the next generation of journalists by offering a 10-week paid internship for the summer of 2014. To do so, we are looking for talented young people who want to make a difference.

Interns work in several parts of the newsroom — as news or features reporters, online producers, photographers or graphic artists or designers. Denver Post interns are paid about $517 per week (housing and transportation to Denver are not included).

The Austin Statesman
The American-Statesman is an award-winning daily in the capital of Texas. We serve a metro area of 1.7 million people. Our journalists have won numerous state and national awards for their work, ranging from photography to community service to feature writing and sports. We have an educated, diverse and demanding readership; we strive to give them websites and a newspaper focusing on news and issues that affect Austin and Central Texas.

For the summer of 2014, we’re looking for as many as 4 interns to do news, business or sports reporting, feature writing, online content, photography and editorial page writing. We pay $450 a week and provide free housing at St. Edward’s University near the newspaper.

The Washington Post

Postmarked by 11/4/2013
The Washington Post offers 12-week paid internships for reporters on the Local, Financial, Sports, Style and Editorial desks, as well as internships for Visual Journalists, Multiplatform and Interactivity Producers and Web Designers.

Pulliam Fellowship
Postmarked by 11/1/2013
Join us for the summer of 2014. 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.

The Boston Globe
Postmarked by 11/1/2013
The Boston Globe summer intern program began more than 50 years ago as an opportunity for college students interested in journalism to gain practical experience on a major newspaper.

The largest group of interns works in Metro on general assignment. Other intern reporters are assigned to Sports, Living/Arts, and Business. We also have intern positions in the Photography and Editorial Design departments, and on the copy desk. The copy editing position may be filled by a Newspaper Fund* intern, and a Health/Science position is provided through the Kaiser Foundation.** Internships are NOT limited to students with undergraduate journalism majors. All students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program or who will be graduating in May or June may apply, as well as journalism graduate school students who have NOT had professional journalism experience.

An aptitude for newspaper work is the most important qualification for the internship. Applicants must have had at least one previous internship at a daily newspaper. Applicants must have a driver’s license.

Summer interns work as full-time employees for 12 weeks, between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Interns are paid a weekly wage, and shifts vary. An intern supervisor serves as a writing coach and there are weekly meetings with editors and staff members on a range of issues and topics pertaining to journalism.

Dow Jones News Fund
Received By 10/31/2013
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.

St. Petersburg Times
Postmarked by 11/1/2013
Students hired for Tampa Bay Times internships are eligible to apply for Intern Scholarships offered through the Tampa Bay Times Fund. The scholarships are worth up to $3,500 for returning full-time undergraduates and up to $1,500 for returning fulltime graduate students. (Applications will be made available to interns during their summer experience at the Times.) Who should apply? Sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students interested in careers in media especially, news/information. Applicants should have experience at a college publication and at least one professional internship. Applicants also should have access to reliable transportation for the summer.

WSJ Reporting Internships
Received By 11/1/2013
Wall Street Journal interns work closely with reporters and editors to deliver prompt, accurate reporting of news relevant to their beat. Interns write market commentary and forward-looking features, analyze market data and generally hone their journalistic skills. Interns are expected to generate their own story ideas appropriate for the section to which they are assigned, and follow the stories through to completion with supervision and guidance from an editor.

WSJ Video, Graphics, Social Media
Received By 11/1/2013

Orange County Register
Received By 11/1/2013
The Orange County Register will offer three dozen college internships at The Orange County Register in 2013. Generally, applicants should be juniors or seniors at four-year universities, graduate students, or recent graduates whose career aspirations are committed to journalism.

We’re looking for reporters, photographers, page designers, copy editors, graphics artists, and journalists with Web, multimedia, social media, and broadcast skills. Verbal fluency in a second language – especially Spanish or Vietnamese – is a valued skill given Orange County’s diversity. From each pool of candidates, we will select the interns whose skills and experiences best match our needs.

Orlando Sentinel
Received By 11/15/2013
An internship at the Orlando Sentinel will take you into the heart of the ultimate journalism class: a multiplatform newsroom where reporters and editors gather information in one of America’s newsiest metropolitan areas, then present it online and in print.

The Sentinel works with journalism schools in Florida and across the country in offering unpaid internships for academic credit in reporting, photography, videography and online producing. Reporting internships are available in Spanish-language journalism as well as in English.

To participate, students must be enrolled for internship credit at a college or university. The amount of time spent interning and the number of credits awarded vary by school.

Candidates must have completed basic skills courses and must have campus media experience. Internship or stringing experience is strongly preferred. Students interning as reporters or photographers must have the use of a car (the Sentinel will reimburse for mileage, tolls and parking), and photographers must have their own equipment.

USA Today
Received By 12/1/2013
Various sections within USA TODAY, including its website and TV divisions, need interns, year-round, in McLean, Va., just outside of Washington, D.C. Internships are limited to students who will receive academic credit for their experience. If you have graduated, please instead go to our job site, and click on Virginia, or visit the Gannett career site.

In your internship inquiry, submit your cover letter and resume to each division that interests you; for instance, if you seek a position on the website or the TV operation, craft an e-mail to each. If you submit an application one semester but are not selected, you may reapply, reiterating your interest, updating your qualifications and detailing your availability. Occasionally a student can secure an internship after the initial deadlines, which are summer, Dec. 1; autumn, April 1; and spring and holiday interim, Oct. 15.

Minneapolis Star Tribune
Postmarked by 12/1/13
The Star Tribune newsroom offers one of the best summer internship programs available in our industry. We proudly produce the nation’s 7th largest Sunday newspaper and 12th largest daily newspaper. With more than 6 million unique visitors and 85 million pageviews per month, startribune.com is Minnesota’s largest website by far. Moreover, the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul consistently rank among the best places to live. We select at least 10 candidates for paid 10-week internships each summer. The program targets college and graduate students interested in pursuing careers as reporters, copy editors/multiplatform editors, designers and photographers, multimedia producers.

Interns are paid the same as a first-year professional, which is $706 a week for the summer of 2014.This opportunity allows students to get real-world experience in a major daily news environment. It can also help with future employment prospects. Over the years, we have hired several of our summer interns into professional-level jobs. Our interns are assigned mentors, in addition to supervisors. Senior writers and editors hold weekly brownbag lunches to speak with interns about building key skills.

Most successful applicants have:
-completed their junior year in college
-worked for a college news outlet AND interned with at least one other professional daily news organization.

The Houston Chronicle
Received By 12/1/2013
Students who are college juniors or seniors are eligible for a variety of internships at the Houston Chronicle. Hiring managers consider many factors, including:

Course work completed
Career plans
Extracurricular activities
Grade point averages
Previous work experience, if any

Los Angeles Times- Reporting, Graphic & Design
Received by 1/1/2014

Interested in working with some of the best journalists around? We offer 10 weeks of intensive, hands-on experience in a region where big stories are the norm. We place interns throughout the L.A. Times: Metro, Sports, Business, Features, Arts & Entertainment, Washington bureau, Photography, Design, Graphics and latimes.com. These are paid internships and summer placements usually run from mid-June to late August.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be actively working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree and must be eligible to work in the U.S. Graduates may qualify if you’ve finished school within six months of the start of the internship. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and access to a car in good working condition. Internships are for students who have not worked professionally as staff journalists. Little training is offered, so previous internship experience is preferred.


Broadcast Education Association (BEA)
The BEA is offering scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students interested in broadcasting. The awards range from $1500-$5000. Details of each scholarship and application instructions can be found here.

International Radio and Television Society Summer Fellowship (IRTS)
Want to spend a summer working in NYC and have someone else pay for travel housing and living expenses?
Take a close look at the IRTS fellowship. Deadline to apply is November 3.

When: June 1 – August 2, 2014
Where: New York, New York
Application Deadline: Sunday, November 3, 2013, midnight EST

Expense-Paid Opportunity: Travel, housing, and living allowance included.
Eligibility: Extremely competitive. Students must be college juniors, seniors, or graduate students as of May 2014.

The Summer Fellowship Program, the most notable student out-reach effort of IRTS, teaches up-and-coming communicators the realities of the business world through an expense-paid fellowship, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice. Each year college juniors, seniors and graduate students are selected nationwide to participate in the nine-week Summer Fellowship Program.

Read more details and how to apply at IRTS Summer Fellowship.

Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM)
The application process for the 2014 Association for Women in Sports Media internship/scholarship program is now open. Students have until Oct. 31, 2013 to apply.

Applicants must be full-time female college students seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree during the 2013-14 school year. In order to apply, students must provide: basic contact information, a headshot, a letter of reference, contact information for three references, a resume, up to five clips/work samples and a short essay.
Membership in AWSM is not required, however, members pay $10 per application and non-members pay $20. Students also have the option of joining AWSM for $25 and then paying $10 for their applications.

Students can apply for internships in the following categories: newspaper/online, broadcast, public relations and magazines. Each applicant can apply in as few as one category and in as many as all four categories.
This summer will be the 25th year of the AWSM internship/scholarship program. AWSM has worked with nearly 40 different employers in the history of the program including long-time partners ESPN and Sports Illustrated.
Winners of the internships will be notified in December 2013/January 2014.

Please e-mail awsminternship@gmail.com with questions about the internship program.

See all of the details and how to apply by clicking AWSM.

Photojournalism Scholarship- James Alan Cox Foundation
Founded in memory of James Alan Cox, a television photojournalist, The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists aims to provide financial support to student photographers of high school and college age. Through a variety of funding, including equipment purchases and scholarships for college and technical school classes, the foundation’s mission is to expand educational and developmental opportunities for student photographers demonstrating interest, talent and financial need.

Type of Awards:

Five (5) $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to five (5) college or technical school students, payable to their school. Four awards will be for video work while one will be for still photography.

Starting in 2013, one (1) $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to one (1) graduate student, payable to their school, for video work.

Deadline to apply is November 15, 2013.

To see the full description and find out how to apply, click James Alan Cox Foundation Scholarships.

Scholarship for PR Students- The Lagrant Foundation (TLF)
TLF is now accepting applications for the 2014 scholarship program. In 2014, TLF will award 40 scholarships to ethnically diverse college students pursuing degrees in marketing or public relations. For the first time in the history of the Foundation, the applications are now open to art, anthropology, communications, English, graphic design and sociology majors who are pursuing careers in the marketing/public relations industries.

These 40 students will be recognized at the 16th Anniversary Scholarship Donor Recognition Reception in Minneapolis on Monday, May 19, 2014. Of the 40 students, 20 undergraduate students will receive scholarships of $2,500 each and 20 graduate students will receive scholarships of $5,000 each. This is also the largest number of scholarships ever to be awarded in one year.

Scholarship winners will receive a trip to Minneapolis where they will participate in career building
activities including a welcome dinner with a keynote speaker, a daylong career development
workshop and a scholarship & donor recognition reception.

Undergraduate (current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors ONLY!) applicants meeting the
following criteria and completing the online application will be considered for The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF)
scholarship in the amount of $2,500.

Eligibility Criteria:
• Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
• Must be a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific
Islander, Hispanic/Latino or Native American/American Indian
• Must be a full-time student at a four-year, accredited institution, carrying a total of 12 units or more per
• *Must have a minimum of 2.75 GPA (if you do not meet this requirement, please see the application
checklist below)
• MUST major in a field of study that has an emphasis in advertising, marketing, public relations or in anthropology, art, communications, English, graphic design, sociology while maintaining a career focus in advertising, marketing or public relations
• Must have AT LEAST ONE YEAR to complete his/her degree from the time the scholarships are awarded in May, 2014
• Recipients MUST be available from May 18, 2014 through May 20, 2014. If chosen, the applicant MUST attend TLF’s scholarship activities as noted at top of page to receive the scholarship. The applicant must make a one-year commitment to maintain contact with TLF to receive professional guidance and academic support

Details and applications instructions can be found at Lagrant Foundation.


Science Journalism Award
The Science Journalism Student Award enables students pursuing a science or medical journalism degree to attend the SfN annual meeting. Two awards are granted each year.

Recipients get complimentary meeting registration, four nights’ lodging, and $750 to help defray the expenses of attending the meeting. Additionally, recipients are assigned a mentor who is an experienced professional journalist covering the annual meeting. SfN makes every effort to pair awardees with a mentor based on mutual interests in print or broadcast journalism. SfN media staff are also available to advise award recipients how to navigate and report on the meeting. More details and applications can be found at Science Journalism Award.


KTAR Radio has a PT Technical Director
KTAR seeks a person to operate the on-air studio console and assure accurate broadcasts.

Volunteer Opportunity
Marwan Osman, Co-Chair for the Communications & Recruitment Committee of Student Health Outreach for Wellness (S.H.O.W.) community health initiative, is actively searching for a motivated and reliable Journalism student to act as the internet media coordinator. More specifically, if you were to accept this volunteer position you would be tasked with:

Blogging: Write about the weekly/monthly progress of S.H.O.W. This blog will then be posted on the website. It is an inside look into the organization and the experience with out giving too much sensitive information.

Social Media: We hope to set up a Twitter account, Facebook page (and any other relevant SM sources). This will help to increase awareness, act as advertisement, and educate. We will also eventually set up a YouTube channel once the clinic opens.

This position requires a trustworthy individual who understands the importance of presenting a positive view of this organization. Please contact me if you are interested at mosman@asu.edu.


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