OPPORTUNITIES 11.12.13

INTERNSHIPS

Spring 2014- Social Media Internship at Eight, Arizona PBS:
Develop written interactive program content for several social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, etc.; Maintain and review social media platforms; Schedule social media posts; Develop social media strategies to enhance traffic and dialogue; Upload video; Edit and review web-related content. Requirements: Some knowledge of HTML, CSS, Photoshop, Dreamweaver and web video processes, as well as familiarity with common social media platforms; Seeking: innovative and dynamic thinker; collaborative and curious intellect; detail oriented; strong AP style writing skills.

Start Date: January 2014

Send resume and cover letter by November 25 to:
Colleen O’Donnell Pierce
colleen.pierce@asu.edu

Spring 2014-Student Writer Internship at Eight, Arizona PBS
Write press releases, web content and occasional special assignments for publication; Create media measurement reports for media campaigns, special events and other projects; Update media lists, and perform other PR-related duties. Requirements: excellent written and verbal communications skills; detail oriented; strong AP style writing and proofing skills. Seeking: PR major who can work well independently, but also functions well as part of a team.

Send resume and cover letter by November 25 to:
Colleen O’Donnell Pierce
colleen.pierce@asu.edu

Now recruiting for Graphic Design Web Intern for spring 2014.
Send your resume NOW to: jobs@rivierabroadcasting.com (NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE)

As a graphic design intern, you will utilize your knowledge of current graphic design software and your individual creativity to help produce graphic art and visual materials for advertising and promotional campaigns on both a local and national scale. We are looking for students who are interested in a learning opportunity; where they can extend Radio Broadcasting education beyond the classroom while gaining valuable experience in the industry.

As an intern, you will also be able to learn the different aspects and logistics of radio, and how everything comes together. You will have the opportunity to work with other departments within the station such as sales, programming and promotions.

Requirements:
This position requires proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Flash and HTML coding.

Additionally desired qualifications include:
Programming/Markup Languages: (HTML, JavaScript coding, CSS editing, VB, PHP, MySQL)
 Need to be registered at a university, college, community college, or vocational technical institute on a full time basis.
 At least 18 years of age.
 Good academic standing
 Possess qualities of organization, able to meet deadlines, self starter, and proven ability to be precise and accurate.
 Work in compliance with company policies and procedures.
 Work effectively in a team environment.
 Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management, and clients.
 Project professionalism in appearance and demeanor.
 Final discretion as to assignments while participating in the internship program will remain with Riviera Broadcasting.
 Persons participating in the Riviera Broadcasting Radio internship need to understand that no guarantees are given for future employment.
 Riviera Broadcasting may terminate internship at any time.
 Final selection of interns rests with Riviera Broadcasting.
 Participants must sign and abide by the internship agreement.

8/Eight (PBS)
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshman and above
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID (Must register for course credit)

HORIZON/HORIZONTE INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION: Interns work as program coordinators for Eight’s public affairs programs Horizon and Horizonte. DUTIES: Interns are responsible for various pre-production tasks including creating a font rundown, timing, copying, and distributing scripts to the host and production crew. During production, interns communicate the amount of time remaining in interviews to the host and production crew. They also are responsible for providing an accurate countdown to the end of the show. Other responsibilities include: proofing and preparing written program transcripts for online publication, maintaining files, and assisting producers with other tasks, as needed. HOURS: Interns are assigned to coordinate one show on a specific day each week. For scheduling purposes, we need interns with flexibility (available two or more evenings a week) in their schedules. Horizon is typically recorded Monday-Friday at 5:30pm, so we are looking for program coordinators who are available weekdays from 2:30pm-6:30pm. Horizonte usually tapes on Wednesdays at 6:45pm, so we need a coordinator who is available Wednesdays between 3:30pm and 7:30pm. In addition to their weekly production coordinator shifts, interns will work the balance of hours required for their internships in the Horizon/Horizonte office during regular business hours. PAY: This is an unpaid internship.

CONTACT: Mike Sauceda mike.sauceda@asu.edu
Location: 5th Floor Cronkite Building

Spring 2014- Town of Gilbert Video Production
Open to second semester freshmen and above.
10 hours/week minimum (must receive course credit)
Unpaid

Interested in broadcast journalism, but not sure local news is the right fit for you? The Town of Gilbert’s communications department is looking for interns to assist our digital journalists with video production for the town’s online and broadcast platforms. If you are looking to gain valuable “hands on” experience in the field of broadcast production and believe you have what it takes to work in the broadcast industry, we want to hear from you! As a Gilbert Digital intern you will produce from start to finish video packages, which you’ll be able to use for your demo reel.

Duties & Responsibilities: Basic shooting & Final Cut Pro/Adobe editing skills, archive video footage, produce promo pieces, still photography, assist in promotion of town events via social media channels. Additionally, our interns have the opportunity to learn studio production in our town council chamber, schedule programming on our Gilbert CH11 and learn how to run a live show. While this internship is unpaid, interns will gain valuable experience. This internship is best for those who are pursuing a career in broadcast and online journalism. Preference will be given to upper classmen and/or students with comparable videography/editing experience. Hours are flexible and are primarily M-Th, 7-6, there are also weekend shoot opportunities.

Contact: Gardenia Lamadrid
gardenia.lamadrid@gilbertaz.gov

Spring 2014- Arizona Charter Schools Communications Internship
The intern/part-time employee would be primarily responsible for writing the Association’s weekly and monthly newsletters. The weekly newsletter provides school leaders and teachers with up-to-date information through short and concise briefs, along with links to more information. It is very newsy and always points out how the issue will impact schools/teachers/students etc. Research, writing and communications responsibilities include:
·Attending monthly state policy meetings and providing summary information to members.

·Working with our lobbyist during the legislative session to provide clear updates on bills impacting charter schools.

·Collecting information and researching material for Association weekly and monthly e-newsletters.

Skills: Exceptional writing skills is a must, everything else can be taught.

Time frame: Ideally the internship and/or part-time position would begin on a very limited basis in November and December for training. In January, intern/part-time employee would work closely with the Communications Director to research and create the newsletter, fully taking over the content creation and distribution in February and making it his/her personal project for the rest of the semester.

Hours: Dependent on schedule, but at least 15 hours per week.

CONTACT
megan@azcharters.org

Spring 2014- Donor Network
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshmen and above; previous internship experience required
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: PAID ($8/hour)
1. Assist with marketing DonateLifeAZ Donor Registry and Donor Network of Arizona’s Public Education programs to college campuses as well as the general public. 2.Assist with PR and event mailings. 3.Assist with the writing of press releases and other materials delivered to media, as well as distribution of such items. 4. Work with Hispanic media if bilingual. Speaking Spanish not required, but a plus. 5. Assist in coordinating registry drives with local community groups and companies to increase the number of registered organ and tissue donors. 6. Work with media on college campuses to promote DonateLifeAZ Donor Registry in order to increase the number of registered donors. 7. Write for the company newsletter, The Connection. 8. Assist with working on DonateLifeAZ’s social media sites, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. 9. Log newspaper, TV and radio coverage and file clippings. 10. Assist with event set-up and breakdown as needed. 11. Perform other duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

CONTACT: Shannon Spesock
shannon.speshock@dnaz.org
201 W. Coolidge St., Phoenix

Spring 2014- Arizona Capitol Times
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshmen and above
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID
We strive to treat our interns just like newspaper staff members. Here is a brief description of intern duties: Interns are not limited to just the items below, as there are typically lots of opportunities to cover events and press conferences. As a member of the media representing the Arizona Capitol Times, we want our interns to get the most out of their time here. Job Duties: Interns will be assigned a variety of stories throughout their internship at the Arizona Capitol Times. They will be required to write breaking news as assigned for the website and for the print product. Interns will also write enterprise/in-depth features for our popular Focus sections, which are included in the paper. A basic level of familiarity with AP style; story organization and reporting ability is required for our interns. Interns are encouraged to come up with their own story ideas as well to pitch to the internship coordinator (Josh Coddington) and managing editor (Tom Spratt) throughout their time here. It is not required, but typically makes for better stories. Interns are also encouraged, but not required, to take photos for stories on which they report. Equipment will be provided. Other stories/assignments as assigned. Scheduling/Time: Interns are expected to devise a set schedule and stick to that schedule as much as possible. Interns must communicate effectively with the internship coordinator at the Capitol Times. Interns are welcome to take time away from their duties here as needed, provided the intern informs the internship coordinator beforehand.

Josh Coddington
(602) 889-7141
josh.coddington@azcapitoltimes.com
Location 1835 W. Adams, Phoenix

Spring ’14- Radio Campesina Commnunity Outreach
Overview of Role: As the Community Outreach Intern, you will be working directly with the local outreach/promotions team to help connect Radio Campesina to its listeners and to local community organizations in each market in order to enhance Radio Campesina’s community outreach potential. Radio Campesina is the third largest Spanish-format radio network in the nation, with nine-stations in four states and a loyal following of 500,000 daily listeners. Interning with Radio Campesina allows you to be part of more than just a radio network, but part of the larger movement started by community organizer and Latino activist César E. Chávez. Radio Campesina was envisioned as a community center over the airwaves, providing it’s listeners with entertainment, education, and important information to help mobilize and empower the community. As an intern, you will gain invaluable experience working in Radio productions, promotions, and outreach, and also be part of our network’s mission to enhance the social and economic wellbeing of the Latino community.

Department: Promotions/Outreach – reports to local outreach/promotions director – 1440 E. Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034.

Responsibilities:
•Research, document, record, and produce the on air community calendar for each week
•Update the community calendar online
•Work with the promotions/outreach team to connect with community organizations, establish partnerships, and promote local services and events that will benefit our listeners
•Create and implement other innovative/interesting community outreach projects that you and the Promotions/Outreach Team come up with

Required Skills
•Fluent in Spanish, proficient in english
•Proficiency in basic computer programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
•Proficiency in using online Search Engines and Social Media
•Organized, reliable, with a drive to follow through
•Self-directed and self-motivated
•Strong Interpersonal/Communication Skills, comfort working with people

Preferred Skills
•Bilingual Spanish-English is strongly preferred
•Outgoing, energetic personality and voice
•Knowledge or experience in production is a plus
•Knowledge or experience with local community organizations is a plus

Time Commitment:
•About 3 days a week, 2/3 hours per day, or 6-9 hours a week.
•Schedule is subject to each market manager’s discression

Benefits to Intern:
On site training provided
Involvement in major station events including concerts, festivals, live broadcasts, put on by Radio Campesina
•Radio operations and functions
•How to record, edit, and produce various types of radio spots
•Various editing techniques and how to use production programs – Sony Sound Forge and VCreative
•How to use SDS, the radio traffic management system
•How to successfully do community outreach
•How to write your own scripts
•Radio productions and functions
•How to plan large and small scale community events

Application Instructions:
Along with your Resume please submit a Cover Letter with the following details:
•A description of why you are interested in working with Radio Campesina
•A descriptions of why you think you would be a good fit for this position
•If you would like, feel free to share your twitter handle, blog address, facebook, or any other social media forms to help us get to know you.

Submit this application via email to volunteer@chavezfoundation.org or hand it in the hard copy to our office – 1440 E. Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034 – addressed to the Community Volunteer Coordinator.

Spring 2014- Radio Campesina Production and Editing Internship
Overview of Role: As the Production and Editing intern, you would be working with the production team to record, edit, and produce commercials, public service announcements, and promotional radio spots for Radio Campesina’s events. Radio Campesina is the third largest Spanish-format radio network in the nation, with nine-stations in four states and a loyal following of 500,000 daily listeners. Interning with Radio Campesina allows you to be part of more than just a radio network, but part of the larger movement started by community organizer and Latino activist César E. Chávez. Radio Campesina was envisioned as a community center over the airwaves, providing it’s listeners with entertainment, education, and important information to help mobilize and empower the community. As an intern, you will gain invaluable experience working in radio productions, and also be part of our network’s mission to enhance the social and economic wellbeing of the Latino community.

Department: Production, Reports to Adrian Bobadilla
1440 E. Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034.

Responsibilities:
•Recording, editing, and producing different types of radio spots, including:
oCommercials
oPublic service announcements
oPromotional spots for Radio Campesina events
•Working with the production team to accomplish overall goals of the radio network

Qualifications:

Required Skills
•Fluent in Spanish, proficient in English
•Proficiency in basic computer programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
•Proficiency in using Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Podcasts, etc.)
•Organized, reliable, with a drive to follow through
•Self-directed and self-motivated
•Outgoing, energetic personality

Preferred Skills
•Women with energetic voices are preferred
•Basic understanding of editing and production (VCreative and Sony Sound Forge programs) is preferred
•Bilingual Spanish-English is strongly preferred
•Knowledge of regional Mexican music is a plus

Time Commitment:
•Training on Mondays, work on Thursdays and Fridays
•About 3 days a week, 2/3 hours per day, or 6-9 hours a week.

Benefits to Intern:
On-site training provided
Involvement in major station events including concerts, festivals, live broadcasts, put on by Radio Campesina

Opportunity to learn:
•Radio operations and functions
•How to record, edit, and produce various types of radio spots
•Various editing techniques and how to use production programs – Sony Sound Forge and VCreative
•How to use SDS, the radio traffic management system
•Transportation vouchers can occasionally be offered if needed

Application Instructions:
Along with your Resume please submit a Cover Letter with the following details:
•A description of why you are interested in working with Radio Campesina
•A descriptions of why you think you would be a good fit for this position
•If you would like, feel free to share your twitter handle, blog address, facebook, or any other social media forms to help us get to know you.
Submit this application via email to volunteer@chavezfoundation.org or hand it in the hard copy to our office – 1440 E. Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034 – addressed to the Community Volunteer Coordinator.

Spring 2014- Radio Campesina Educational Programming
Overview of Role: As the Educational Programming Intern, you will be working directly with the educational programming manager as well as the hosts and producers to help design, research, and produce our educational radio segments. Our educational programming has two long shows – Despierta Ya, which focuses on helping Latinos understand the law and know their rights in order to be respected in their various industries, and Punto de Vista, in which the listeners call in and speak to the hosts as well as professional expert to discuss a variety of important topics (ranging from immigration rights, health, politics, national and community affairs and so on). It also includes short segments like news and weather reporting, updates on the United Farm Workers Movement, special holiday segments, Historias de Sí Se Puede, daily educational vignettes about different important topics. As an intern, you will gain invaluable experience working in Radio productions and doing research, and also be part of our network’s mission to enhance the social and economic wellbeing of the Latino community.

Department: Educational Programming, reports to Saul Madrid
1440 E. Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034.

Responsibilities:
•Research the topics used for the daily educational programming
•Assist in writing scripts for the hosts
•Assist in recording, editing, and producing segments of the educational programming
•Interview locals for the segment Qué Dice la Raza on Punto de Vista
•Help re-launch the educational vignettes
•Analyze, evaluate, and gather feedback

Required Skills
•Strong Interpersonal/Communication Skills, comfort speaking to people
•Fluency in Spanish, Proficient in English
•Proficiency in basic computer programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
•Reliable and organized
•Proactive, goal-oriented, willing to ask questions
•Innovative, willing to think outside of the box
•Team-player mentality

Preferred Skills
•Bilingual Spanish-English is strongly preferred
•Experience with editing (Sony SoundForage) strongly preferred
•Previous media experience is a plus
•Previous production experience is a plus
•Community-Oriented with a sense for the local Latino Community is a plus
•Reliable form of transportation is a plus

Time Commitment:
•Afternoons, Mon-Fri
•About 2/3 days a week, 3/4 hours per day, or 6-12 hours a week.
•Internships periods run from: Jan – June; June – Aug; Aug – Jan

Benefits to Intern:
On-site training provided
Involvement in major station events including concerts, festivals, live broadcasts, put on by Radio Campesina
Opportunity to learn:
•Radio operations and production process
oRecording
oEditing
oProducing
•Experience with live recording
•Analytical tools and research methods
•Issues facing the Latino Community and techniques to give the listeners a voice

Application Instructions:
Along with your Resume please submit a Cover Letter with the following details:
•A description of why you are interested in working with Radio Campesina
•A descriptions of why you think you would be a good fit for this position
•If you could address an issue currently facing the Latino community, what would it be and why?
Submit this application via email to volunteer@chavezfoundation.org or hand it in the hard copy to our office – 1440 E. Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034 – addressed to the Community Volunteer Coordinator.

Summer 2014- Magazine Writing Internship
For nearly 5O years, the American Society of Magazine Editors has sponsored the Magazine Internship Program—a ten-week program for rising college seniors at magazines in New York and Washington. Since the program was founded in 1967, some 1,8OO college students have worked as ASME interns. Nearly 25O have gone on to successful careers in print and electronic journalism.

Apply for the program by December 10.

HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must have completed their junior year of college by June 2O14. Only full-time students with a grade point average of at least 3.0 within their major will be considered for an
internship. Potential applicants should review the application requirements at http://www.magazine.org/asme/internship-program

Your application must include:
• a completed application form (application forms can be
downloaded from magazine.org/asmeinternship)
• A one-page cover letter (addressed to Nina Fortuna, Director, ASME) explaining why you are interested in magazine journalism; why you want to participate in the Magazine Internship
Program; and what qualifies you to be an ASME intern. The selection committee wants to know how your course of study has prepared you to be an ASME intern and how you plan to use the skills and insight you gain from participation in the Magazine Internship Program not only to advance your career but to benefit the publications where you work your senior year
• A letter of recommendation from an educator who can attest
to your abilities and experience
• A letter of recommendation from an intern supervisor or employer who can attest to your abilities and experience
• A current resume
• No more than 10 clips from a college newspaper or magazine or from a newspaper or magazine where you have interned or worked that demonstrate reporting skills as well as an interest
in and knowledge of a range of topics
• A nonrefundable processing fee of $40. Checks should be
made payable to MPA/ASME

Application materials and processing fee must be emailed and postmarked on or before December 10, 2013.

Spring 2014- Arizona Diamondbacks Publications Internship
Internship Requirements:
• Must be a junior, senior or post-graduate level obtaining a degree from an accredited college or university.
• College credit required
• Minimum of 20 hours per week

Term:
• February – October 2014

Compensation:
• Minimum wage

Interviews:
• Interviews will be held at Chase Field on Dec. 4th from 2-6pm.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Contribute articles to each issue of D-backs Insider, the team’s official game program.
• Cover team events as needed for stories.
• Edit and proofreading of club publications.

Qualifications:
• Strong sports writing and communication skills
• Knowledge of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, blogs, etc.
• Knowledge of AP style.
• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to interact in a professional manner with media.
• Ability to multi-task and complete projects in a timely manner, often under tight deadlines.
• Ability to work individually, or as part of a group, all while maintaining what’s best for the team.
• Minimum one year experience in writing for a publication or working in a newsroom environment.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:
1. Are you available to attend a face-to-face interview on December 4th between 2-6pm?
2. If you are unable to attend face-to-face interviews, do you have the ability to interview via Skype?
3. Are you currently enrolled as a junior, senior or post graduate at an accredited college or university?

More info at http://baseballjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=60615

Spring – 2104 Videography Internship (PAID) – LiveMobi Media
LiveMobi Media is looking for Cronkite students with experience shooting and editing video for an internship that will last 2-3 months. It will begin before the spring semester internships so we’re looking for candidates who are available as soon as possible.

The right candidate has already completed all relevant videography courses and is comfortable shooting and editing stories quickly and proficiently. Our agency works with local small and medium-sized businesses and develops their social marketing.

Requirements:
– Must be a journalism major who has completed relevant videography courses
– Proficient using video editing software (Final Cut)
– Experienced in the rules of videography
– Good personal and communication skills – dealing with clients
– Ability to interview people in person
– Fluency with professional video cameras and comfort using them

Duties:
– On-location videography for companies based around greater Phoenix
– Companies will receive a promotional video and a second video telling the story of their business – each video will be approximately 2 minutes
– Editing raw video into a complete story

Compensation: $10 per hour / approximately 12 hours per week

Contact: AJ Sturman
asturman@mobisquad.com

CONTESTS
White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA)
2014 Eyes of History: Student Contest: rules & entry More info
http://www.whnpa.org/contests/student-eyes-of-history/

PART-TIME MEDIA JOBS OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
The USA Today Collegiate Correspondent Program is a semester-long program. Content produced by participants in the Collegiate Correspondent Program is published across USA TODAY’s digital platforms.

Participants conduct original reporting from the perspective of a college student. Writers will also participate in Q & A sessions with prominent USA TODAY reporters and editors to further enhance the experience.

The application for the spring Collegiate Correspondent Program will open on Monday, November 11th and will close on Monday,November 25th.

For more information:
Program Application
Program FAQ

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