Opportunities 10.8.13


Pac-12 Network Guest Speakers
The Pac-12 Network is making some of its announcers available to Cronkite students when the announcers are in town to broadcast a game. This week, Yogi Roth is available to answer questions about a sports broadcasting career.

Thursday October 10
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Cronkite #202 (Cronkite Theater- directly across from the elevators)

If you’re interested in sports, please find a way to attend to this event.

Cronkite Day
You are invited to Cronkite Day on Friday October 18. Come celebrate the Cronkite School, its students and alumni. Click here to RSVP.

Dallas Morning News and Chicago Tribune Recruiters At Cronkite School
A recruiter from the Dallas Morning News will be at the Cronkite School to interview interested juniors, seniors and graduate students for paid, FT summer internships.

The interviews will take place in Cronkite #222 on Wednesday October 16 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. If you would like to interview with The Dallas Morning News, please send your resume and clips to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu by Friday October 11.

A recruiter from the Chicago Tribune will be at Cronkite to interview juniors, seniors and graduate students for summer 2014 internships, which are paid and full time. She will be here November 4-5. If you would like to interview with the Chicago Tribune, please send your resume and clips to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu by October 21.

Must See Mondays

Pursuing Bin Laden
Nicholas Schmidle, staff writer, The New Yorker
Cronkite Fellow at the New America Foundation

Monday, October 21
7:00 p.m.
First Amendment Forum

Recipient of the 2013 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism
Bob Schieffer, correspondent and anchor CBS’s “Face The Nation”

Monday October 28
6:00 p.m.
First Amendment Forum


Better Business Bureau (BBB) Communications Internship
Fall, spring and summer internships available
Flexible hours between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Are you a talented communicator with a gift for storytelling? The nonprofit sector is filled with success stories of how programs and services positively impact the lives of people in our community.

Better Business Bureau (BBB) is looking for a student who can capture our nonprofit’s stories to share in various communication materials and platforms. BBB’s internship provides exposure to a dynamic communications team composed
of marketing, advertising and public relations professionals with experience in the nonprofit sector.

Actions and tasks include but are not limited to:
● Research complaint and industry trends
● Develop press releases and consumer tip articles
● Craft stories into social media messages
● Proofread and edit various communication materials
● Assist in special event planning and execution
● Attend community outreach events

Desired Qualifications
● Pursuing BS/BA in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or related degree
● Excellent oral and written communication skills a must
● Solid editing skills a must
 Creative story-telling skills
● Experience with social media platforms
● Basic understanding of public relations
● Interest in marketplace issues and ethical business practices
● Proficient in Microsoft Office

Minimum stipend of $500 to be awarded upon successful completion of the internship. If applicable, BBB will also provide an evaluation report to the instructor for college credit.

How To Apply
Submit letter of interest, resume and writing sample to:
Myriam Cruz, Community Relations Specialist

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

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

The New York Times

Received By 10/31/2013

The Denver Post
Received By 10/31/2013

The Washington Post

Postmarked by 11/4/2013

Pulliam Fellowship
Postmarked by 11/1/2013

The Boston Globe
Postmarked by 11/1/2013

Dow Jones News Fund
Received By 10/31/2013

St. Petersburg Times
Postmarked by 11/1/2013

WSJ Reporting Internships
Received By 11/1/2013

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

Orange County Register
Received By 11/1/2013

Orlando Sentinel
Received By 11/15/2013

The Seattle Times
Received by 11/15/2013

The Oregonian
Received by 11/15/2013

USA Today
Received By 12/1/2013

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Postmarked by 12/1/2013

The Houston Chronicle

Received By 12/1/2013

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


American Copy Editors Society
The deadline is fast approaching for the annual scholarship from the Education Fund of the American Copy Editors Society (ACES). ACES offers five annual cash scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $1,000 to college juniors and seniors committed to copy editing as a career. All five scholarship winners also receive free registration and up to $500 in lodging expenses for the ACES annual conference in Las Vegas, an excellent networking event for students interested in entering the media industry, in March 2014. The deadline is Nov. 15.

The application process is simple: send your resume, a brief essay, three references, and as many as six headlines you have written (optional) to the fund vice president Alex Cruden alex@copydesk.org. For more details, click apply


Huffington Post Freelance Translators
The Huffington Post is looking for students interested in translating articles for its global news platform. Are you an expert in a foreign language who also loves news and the Internet? Then you might be a perfect fit.

The Huffington Post is seeking people interested in translating articles on a freelance basis, primarily from the following languages: French, Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese and Japanese. Assignments will vary in length, subject matter and turnaround time, and will be assigned on a rolling basis in accordance with the news cycle.

The ideal applicant will have a flexible schedule and a passion for following the news, and will be comfortable turning around assignments on short deadlines. Assignments are paid at a per-word rate.

Please send CVs and a short cover letter to translators@huffingtonpost.com. Please include your general availability and preferred target language (e.g. French to English).

About HuffPost- The Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged community for opinion and conversation. The Huffington Post has 50 million monthly unique visitors (comScore November, 2012) posting more than 8 million comments each month. The site has more than 40,000 bloggers — from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts — who contribute in real-time on the subjects they are most passionate about. The Huffington Post has editions in the UK, Canada, Quebec, France, Spain, and Italy with Japan and more scheduled to launch in the coming months.

ASU Skysong Communications Assistant
Job ID: 66807
Job type: ASU Hourly or Work-Study
Job category: Communication/Public Relations

Serves as a member of the Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development (OKED) Communications Team located at ASU SkySong. Responsibilities: – Assist with management of multiple social media accounts, including developing and sharing original content and engaging with multiple audiences. – Use analytics tools to help evaluate the success of social media efforts and grow social media presence. – Use digital marketing tools to help create and distribute press releases, newsletters, event invitations, email blasts and other digital communications. – Assist with updating content on multiple websites.


REQUIRED: * Current student in journalism, public relations or closely related field. * Demonstrated experience with major social media platforms in a professional setting, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. * Excellent written and oral communication skills. * Familiarity with AP style. * Ability to work independently and demonstrate sound judgment with minimal supervision.

DESIRED: * Familiarity with social media management platforms such as Sprout Social. * Familiarity with Web and social media analytics tools such as Google Analytics. * Experience with digital marketing tools such as MailChimp and EventBrite. * Experience with Drupal and/or WordPress.
Hours: 15/week
Pay rate: $11.00
Job level: 4
Number of positions: 1
Location: ASU SkySong – Scottsdale
Posted on: 10/07/2013
how to apply
E-mail resume and reference the Job Title and Job Number in your subject line to: Christiana.Robinette@asu.edu

ASU Gammage Communications Assistant
Job ID: 37489
Job type: ASU Hourly
Job category: Communication/Public Relations

Candidate will be responsible for supporting the public relations, marketing and promotional activities of ASU Gammage. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: -Provide support at special events on campus and Valley-wide. – Write press releases, research, update and maintain media lists, assemble clip books and press kits. – Help create student based promotions and special events. – Create resource materials for events and programs such as pre-show activities for Broadway and BEYOND performances. – Help to maintain content for social media sites such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Pinterest. -Write and design internal newsletter. – Assist with administrative tasks including filing, phone calls, research and errand running.

* Must be professional, outgoing, willing to work hard and able to work some nights and weekends. * Requires experience and proficiency using social media marketing tools, excellent communication, writing, multi-tasking and organizational skills. * Creativity and flexibility and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint are essential. * Prior experience in a Marketing/Communication role desired but not required. * Knowledge of and interest in the arts and theater a plus. * Position will require lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds at any given time. * Valid US Driver’s License required upon employment.
Hours: 15/week
Pay rate: $9.00
Job level: 3
Number of positions: 1
Schedule TBD.
Location: ASU Tempe Campus
Posted on: 10/07/2013

How to apply
Qualified candidates will go to Wells Fargo Arena, Room 192 and fill out an application to be considered.

EMAIL Marketing Assistant
Job ID: 66801
Job type: ASU Hourly or Work-Study
Job category: Communication/Public Relations
ASU’s Enrollment Marketing and Communications Office creates materials designed to recruit students to ASU. Our office is looking for a student worker who can perform the following duties: Assist with creating email templates using HTML. Assist with Excel file management. Proof email and web content. Create reports and archive communications. Work with sizing images in Photoshop.

Student should have basic HTML skills; experience working with Excel; editing and proofreading skills; ability to handle multiple, recurring projects with accuracy; organized; self-starter and forward thinker; a strong attention to detail; and an understanding of ASU and its core values.

Hours: 15/week
Pay rate: $9.00
Job level: 3
Number of positions: 2
Schedule: M-W 8am – 5pm
Location: ASU Tempe Campus
Posted on: 10/06/2013
how to apply
Email resume and cover letter to Alyssa Wolfe at aawolfe@asu.edu


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