Opportunities 11.25.13

The Pac-12 Network is looking for four broadcast students to work the ASU-UA football game on Saturday November 30. You will work in the runner’s position from 12:30 p.m. to about 11:30 p.m. Anything over ten hours will be paid overtime. This works out to be about $12-$15 dollars an hour. If you are interested and/or available, please send a note to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu ASAP, no later than Monday 3pm 11/25/13.


Phoenix New Times
CLASS STANDING: SO+ with previous campus publications
Must not work for any other publication during the internship

Phoenix New Times is looking for interns for our culture blog. Qualified applicants will be able to pitch ideas then report, write, photograph and build blog posts from start to finish. You’ll also need to be able to take assignments, make deadlines and show up on time. This is a fun internship but it’s hard work, too. Please be sure to familiarize yourself with the blog before you interview with us. They are all located at phoenixnewtimes.com

Arts/Culture Writing (Jackalope ranch)
The arts/culture intern will be responsible for contributing three posts per week to Phoenix New Times’ arts/culture blog, Jackalope Ranch. While we do have established departments (i.e. how tos, studio tours, artist interviews), interns are also expected to pitch ideas on a weekly basis and are expected to communicate regularly with the blog editor.

Contact: Amy Silverman

CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshmen and above

Key areas of responsibility include: • Ability to juggle numerous projects at once under deadline pressure • Organization and deadline management skills • Experience or knowledge of Web development: A strong plus • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word • Willingness to have fun: We are a fun staff, and we genuinely love what we do, so charisma, a sense of humor and a thirst for learning new things will help. Editorial • Assisting our editorial team with production of new articles • Researching, fact checking, interviewing and copy editing • Brainstorming new ideas and topics to cover, pitching stories • Learn how to upload articles to the SheKnows site using our custom-built online content management system • Learn how to perform day-to-day site maintenance and quality assurance via copy editing and testing • Assist the SheKnows Promotions team with prizing, shipping, and inventory management • Respond to user e-mails in a timely, helpful manner consistent with SheKnows Best Practices • Assist Promotions Coordinators with select ongoing projects, featured contests and seasonal giveaways • Collaborate with the SheKnows Promotions team on new outreach opportunities • Learn how to maintain and execute weekly Promotions initiatives such as keyword, prizing, and contest posting • Assisting in promotion via social media, reader interaction and more!

Contact: Nan Muwonge
Location: 16101 N. 82nd St., Suite A-1, Scottsdale

AZ Tech Beat
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled junior; with previous internship experience
HOURS: Minimum 18 hours/week
TYPE: $500 Month

Interested in the technology sector? AZ Tech Beat is looking for journalists to report about the awesome news in the AZ technology sector. The job Work directly with Editor-in-Chief Write copy for vlogs Interview startups and CEOs Report on breaking news in local and national news Copyediting skills and AP knowledge a must Work in a really cool office – so Google Free lunch two days/week Research to support articles & fact checking Beat on the street vibe Cover events in the tech sector The Qualifications Journalist background Good copy editing skills / AP style WordPress/Photoshop savvy Coachable, bring positive energy to the environment, collaborative style, reliable, organized Execute deliverables under deadline Responsive, and good follow up and interview skills Not afraid to learn something new Must love dogs The Commitment Remote and office 16-20 hours Located in North Scottsdale – Raintree & 101

Please review our online publication before submitting. Send resume and samples of work to editor@aztechbeat.com

Contact: Tishin Donkersley

Bonneville Media- KTAR.com
CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshmen with previous campus media experience

To help and learn about KTAR.com and/or ArizonaSports.com in there entirety. Responsibilities include updating, developing and maintaining the web-sites and their content. The web sites are updated and fresh, operate effectively, promote sales activities, markets KTAR FM & AM and represents the stations’ “on-air” look and feel. Work closely and alongside the KTAR Newsroom and other departments to achieve this goal. Plenty of writing, program and overall newsroom experience.

CONTACT: Tyler Bassett tbassett@ktar.com
Location: 7740 N. 16th St. #200, Phoenix

Allied Integrated Marketing
CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshmen and above
TYPE: UNPAID (must register for course credit)

Organizing, setting up, and working promotions at events for feature films or for an upcoming product or show. Reaching out to retail locations and organizations inviting them to advance movie screenings.

Zac Atherton
Location: 11333 N. Scottsdale Rd. Suite 190
Scottsdale, AZ 85254 www.alliedim.com

Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
TYPE: PAID $10/hour (Must register for course credit)

The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry is looking for a broadcast intern (paid) to shoot and edit. Skills – Video production and Editing – Strong Writing – Graphic Design – Social Media Tasks – Shoot and edit videos for the Chamber Broadcasting Network – Create content for website/ social media (graphics, posts, videos).

CONTACT: Taylor McArthur
3200 N. Central Ave., Phoenix

ASU Marketing and Strategic Communication
TYPE: PAID (Must register for course credit)
Seeking an upper division student intern to work up to 15 hours per week in the Media Relations and Marketing and Strategic Communications Office at ASU, earning credit for a public relations internship. In this paid position, the student will learn all facets of public relations, including strategic planning, event planning and execution, messaging, news release writing, social media and working with the media. The candidate will interact with all levels of faculty and staff at ASU and learn how to effectively promote the university through best PR practices. Some of the communications will involve science entities at ASU. We seek a motivated individual who is a self-starter. Candidate must possess good writing skills, be deadline oriented, have an interest in social and emerging media and be personable and able to interact with faculty, administration, staff and students. For more information,

Contact Skip Derra, ASU Media Relations and Marketing and Strategic Communications, (480) 965-4823; skip.derra@asu.edu
Location: ASU Tempe

Clear Channel – Media and Entertainment
CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshmen and above
Assisting Promotions Department with station events and concerts, office work such as filing, updating web content, assisting with prize fulfillment, learning about radio ratings and sitting in on planning meetings for the promotions and programming department.

CONTACT: Carina Ianuzzi
Location: 4686 E. Van Buren Street, Ste. 300, Phoenix

Clear Channel – Event Planning & Campaigns
CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshmen and above
Learn and experience a complete inner-department internship; while focusing on the digital component of the radio industry. Obtain perspective and experience with: o Updating and maintaining station websites and digital resources o Enhancing digital and PowerPoint presentations for client proposals and recaps o Partaking in a Sales Pitch/Client interaction o Assisting in brainstorming sessions for client campaigns o Planning community centered events (Excellence, TOW, Woman of the Year) o Being a part of the initial sponsorship pitch and execution, plus early planning for Phoenix Cooks 2014. o Onsite assistance with major station events.

CONTACT: Mandy Gallegos
Location: 4686 E. Van Buren Street, Ste. 300, Phoenix

Donor Network
CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshmen and above with previous internship experience
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
201 W. Coolidge St., Phoenix

Fleurcom Group
TYPE:Stipend $100/semester

FleurComGroup is a high-energy marketing communications firm. Join our results-driven, upbeat PR team serving clients in the entertainment, special event, culinary arts, consumer product and education fields. Participate in high-profile community events and concert entertainment; work with news media, participate in social media campaigns. Put research skills to work, too! You don’t need professional experience. You DO NEED: • Top skills in news writing & research • Proficiency in social media – Twitter, Facebook and other • To be honest, focused and committed to daily productivity & service excellence • To be eager to learn & contribute in a team environment • To understand importance of seeing a project through – start to finish • To possess a superb can-do attitude.

Cynthia Dunne
Location: 16491 N. 90th Street, Scottsdale

Heard Museum
CLASS STANDING: JR + ONLY w/previous internship experience
TYPE:UNPAID (Must receive course credit)

Our interns are responsible for media relations, communications, marketing and advertising strategies for a variety of exhibits, events and focus area projects, all in close consultation with our marketing/public relations staff. Interns work in a team environment, effectively communicating with target audiences to achieve preset goals for the assigned projects.be able to work effectively with staff either independently or as a team member.

Contact: Mark Scarp or Debbie Krol; mscarp@heard.org or dkrol@heard.org
2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix

CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshmen; previous internship experience desired

Are you the next-gen PR pro? We’re looking for eager PR interns (we lovingly call them Saltines!), to assist with our broad roster of clients. Saltines will delve into media relations, social media, writing, research, creative development, events and more! Dive headfirst into the PR industry and gain an incredible amount of experience towards developing a portfolio to help launch your career. The experience garnered at an internship with Salt will be invaluable for anyone pursuing a career in PR, especially that related to dining, hospitality, events and other lifestyle sectors. Prior internship and industry experience is a plus, but not required to be considered. Be prepared to charm and impress us! We’re looking for a consistent 10-15 hours a week at our newly-expanded studio in Downtown Tempe . . . a hop, skip and a jump from Mill Avenue! We’re flexible, we’re lovable and we’re looking forward to meeting you.

CONTACT: Kalia Pang
Location: 21 E. 6th St. #114, Tempe

CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshmen and above
TYPE: UNPAID (Must receive course credit)

Key areas of responsibility include: • Ability to juggle numerous projects at once under deadline pressure • Organization and deadline management skills • Experience or knowledge of Web development: A strong plus • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word • Willingness to have fun: We are a fun staff, and we genuinely love what we do, so charisma, a sense of humor and a thirst for learning new things will help. Social Media / Public Relations • Assist social media efforts for SheKnows owned and operated sites including SheKnows.com, FabulousFoods.com, LovingYou.com and others • Assist the creation and implementation of social media strategies consistently and effectively • Learn how to actively pursue partnership opportunities with leading social media accounts • Learn how to maintain and develop new and existing relationships with Public Relations, Advertising and Marketing agencies • Collaborate with the editorial team on trending topics to maximize promotional opportunities for SheKnows content • Learn how to coordinate messaging for the SheKnows branded social channels with both the Editorial and Marketing Communications teams • Learn how to actively monitor social media accounts and track engagement metrics to measure success of campaigns and identify opportunities • Attend weekly departmental meetings to collaborate with the Business Development, Editorial, and Product teams • Learn how to support the Public Relations department by creating press releases, fact sheets and other collateral materials as needed.

CONTACT: Nan Muwonge
16101 N. 82nd Street, Scottsdale

Veritas News, LLC http://www.VeritasNews.com and our affiliated companies are publishers of a network of highly acclaimed blogs, podcasts, websites, books, educational products and live events. We are heavily involved in new media and social media with a worldwide following in 154 countries so you’ll immediately be exposed to our large audience with the infrastructure already in place.

Seeking Interns for our Investigative Journalism Department to thoroughly research, investigate and report on unethical business practices/white-collar crime for consumer advocacy news. Aggressive, creative self-starter will research, analyze and fact check background information related to stories in order to provide complete and accurate information. Must have good writing skills. If you want to produce video and audio content too, that is a plus; however, text only is fine.

Are you a news junkie? Do you love reading, writing and talking to interesting people? You will play an important role in print, radio and video content generation. Initiatives will include producing stories, social media and more. To succeed in this role, you need a solid foundation in generating story leads, conducting primary and secondary research, using social media, and understanding online content. You must have a desire to be the best in your field.

Duties include:
– Peruse news headlines to find outrageous stories pertaining to business, finance, politics or cases where people’s civil rights or liberties have been violated
– Produce interesting print, radio and video content that will maximize traffic and conversion opportunities
– Pursue sources like there is no tomorrow. . . gather direct quotes for print, natural sound and audio for radio, and in some cases, travel on-site to capture video.
– Have an ability to get things done under pressure and deadlines

Qualified interns will earn 5 to 8 cents a word for each article. That’s upwards of $96 for every 1200 word investigative report you submit!

Please email a resume, samples, links, or anything else you would like us to consider.

Contact: Anna A. Trumble
Human Resources
The Hartman Media Company
(480) 747-1102

Location: Tempe, AZ

Interested in interning in a fast-paced, collaborative, team-focused working environment where everyone is passionate about what they do? Pyxl is seeking an intern to assist the Digital Communications department in its Tempe, AZ office.

Working directly with Pyxl’s Digital Communications team, you’ll have the opportunity to impact digital marketing and communications programs for a variety of clients across an array of industries. The right candidate is a self-starter with a passion for writing and a desire to work in a creative marketing environment where marketing and communications plans are created purposefully to impact clients’ bottom lines.

This position will include completing research, writing digital content, monitoring and tracking brands, social media outreach, blogging and administrative and organizational responsibilities as needed.

Preferred candidate should be a junior or senior majoring in public relations, journalism, marketing or related field
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Knowledge of social media
Ability to multitask, with great attention to detail
Proficient in Microsoft Office

To apply: Send resume and at least two relevant writing samples to Nicole Denton with subject line “Communications Internship Application”. Please include any social media experience in your cover letter.

Nicole Denton

Must be a current college student to apply. All internships are paid with a monthly stipend.

Jani Model Management Internship Program

Why JANI Model Management?
From booking models for fashion shows to blogging about our shopping parties, a day in the life of a JANI intern is never dull! Voted the Best Modeling Agency in the Valley for 2013 by Arizona Foothills Magazine, our company is growing at a frantic pace and we need interns who are independent and creative! If you want to work in an environment that is fashion forward, fun and innovative, JANI is the place for you!

What’s in it for you?
At JANI Model Management, you will have the freedom to think creatively. We will teach you to use Social Media skills to your maximum advantage, create and carryout scouting campaigns, book models for jobs, produce fashion shows as well as events and much more! If you have a love for fashion and PR and want to make a career of it, JANI is the environment that will give you the opportunity to apply everything you are learning in school, and teach you methods and techniques no school will ever teach you!

Details, Details…
Hours: 10-15/ Week

Compensation: Course Credit Available

As our intern, your day to day will include:
 Social Media including Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Instagram
 Blog posts
 Composing Call Sheets/Booking Models
 Creating Scouting Campaigns
 Composing Press Releases
 Podcasts on the Fashion Industry
 Assisting with Shopping Parties, Runway Shows and Photoshoots
 Creating Event Plans (Invite Lists/Sponsor Kits/Gift Bags)
Get in touch
For more information, or to apply please e-mail Jessica@janimodeling.com

Communications and Marketing Intern- Planed Parenthood of AZ
Position Summary
The Communications and Marketing Department is looking for an enthusiastic, self-starter who would like an internship that will result in materials for his or her portfolio. Be at the table and be involved in helping to development, organize and evaluate public relations and marketing campaigns for our health services, advocacy, and education. Duties also include the maintenance of files and relevant research necessary for communications and marketing initiatives. This is an unpaid internship position for an individual interested in gaining valuable marketing and/or public relations experience.

Location and Reporting Assignment
The Communications and Marketing Intern will report directly to the Director of Communications and Marketing, who will provide supervision, direction and feedback as necessary. The intern in this position will work from the Planned Parenthood administrative offices in Phoenix as their schedule permits, Monday through Friday, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Specific Responsibilities
The Communications and Marketing Intern will:
•Assist with the development, organization and maintenance of public relations campaign materials;
•Provide assistance with media relations;
•Assist with social media communications;
•Provide general office assistance in the C&M Department;
•Conduct directed research;
•Assist with the evaluation of public relations and marketing campaigns;
•Assist with other relevant duties as assigned.


Qualifications for the volunteer position of Communications and Marketing Intern include:
•Education in communications, marketing, and/or public relations;
•Currently enrolled in a degree program at an accredited institution;
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and social media applications;
•High level of attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision;
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
•Interest in and sensitivity to diverse ethnic, cultural and religious groups;
•Commitment to Planned Parenthood’s mission and support of pro-choice values;
•Bi-lingual preferred, but not required.

Supervisory Plan
The Communications and Marketing Intern will work closely with the Director of Communications and Marketing to develop, organize, and maintain various marketing materials.

Deadlines for individual projects will be provided, and frequent communication should be established via in-person conferences, email and/or telephone calls.

Time Commitment
Weekly hours to accommodate an individual schedule may be arranged with the Director of Communications and Marketing. Adjustments to the schedule may be made as necessary.

Internship Benefits
The Communications and Marketing Intern will gain highly marketable public relations and marketing experience in a professional, progressive atmosphere. As an intern with Planned Parenthood, the Communications and Marketing Intern is eligible for reduced ticket prices to agency events and entry to all volunteer specific meetings and trainings, as schedule permits, with permission from the Director of Communications and Marketing.

To Apply
Please send your résumé to ccerf@ppaz.org with C&M Intern in the subject line. You can read more about PPAZ on our website www.ppaz.org.

Arizona Capitol Times

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
Location 1835 W. Adams, Phoenix

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.


Non-profit Scholarship
ASU Career Services and Target (a corporation committed to a legacy of giving and service) have partnered to offer a scholarship to help off-set the costs of working in unpaid internships with U.S. nonprofit organizations for students who have demonstrated financial need.
Amount: $1000 Deadline: December 10, 2013

Minimum GPA: 2.50
Need-based: Yes
Residency: Arizona resident
Enrollment status: Full-time
Academic level: Junior or Senior
Campus: Tempe, Downtown Phoenix

Additional criteria:
-Candidates must be enrolled as an ASU degree-seeking student and participating in an ASU approved, credit-bearing, unpaid internship for the Spring 2014 semester with a U.S. based nonprofit organization.
-Candidates must be returning/enrolled in classes for either the Summer or Fall 2014 semester to be eligible to receive this scholarship.
-To qualify, students must meet criteria required for academic internship credit eligibility through an ASU academic department, and must be registered to receive academic internship credit for a Spring 2014 session.
-Preference will be given to those majoring in disciplines that do not require completion of an academic internship experience.

For more information:

Mint Press News Scholarship
We have just launched a scholarship fund which will offer 3 winning students a $1,000 scholarship each; the 10 finalists will also have their article, photo and bio featured on our site as the next up and coming investigative journalist; the 10 finalists will also be placed in a drawing for a paid internship opportunity with MintPress News — all of which will help jump start these aspiring journalists’ careers:
click here for the scholarship information.


Pac-12 Network is looking for four broadcast students to work the ASU-UA football game on Saturday November 30. You will work in the runner’s position from 12:30 p.m. to about 11:30 p.m. Anything over ten hours will be paid overtime. This will work out to be about $12-$15 dollars an hour. If you are interested and/or available, please send a note to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu ASAP, no later than Monday 3pm 11/25/13.


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