Opportunities 12.2.13

SPRING 2014 INTERNSHIPS

Clear Channel- Beth & Friends
99.9 KEZ’s Beth & Friends Morning Show is searching for an intern. The hours are between 5-11AM a minimum of 3 days per week (M-F). However, the candidate must have the ability to check & respond to messages outside of those hours. He or she must have reliable transportation as hours are early morning. Opportunities and qualities to learn and grow from this internship include (but are not limited to): web & blog content kez999.com, social media content (Facebook & Twitter), audio production, organization, multi-tasking, & thinking creatively. This candidate must also have a “can do” attitude, be a happy person, excel in customer service and show up on time! If interested, please contact chadmitchell@clearchannel.com ASAP.

Graphic Design Intern- WireBuzz
We are looking for an outstandingly talented, highly motivated and responsibility-ready intern to join our digital marketing team in North Scottsdale. In this position, you’ll be responsible for creating graphics to complement our digital campaigns, including social graphics, video graphics, and website design. You must be extremely passionate and knowledgeable about graphic design, plus have an innate ability to see projects to their completion, meet deadlines and multitask. You must be creative, strategic and goal driven. This Graphic Design Internship is a fantastic opportunity to obtain real-world experience working on dynamic marketing and brand engagement projects.

Ideal candidates are…
• Creative self-starters
• Highly organized
• Independent strategic thinkers
• Resourceful “do-ers” who live to research, discover and execute any task that comes their way.
• Focused, responsible and able to make real contributions to the business
• Able to commit to a minimum of 2-3 days/per week
• Passionate about cancer awareness
Responsibilities:
• Create graphics for social campaigns and produced videos
• Offer insight into creative vision and execution of website design
• Create promotional materials, both online and print
Requirements:
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong computer and graphic design skills.

To Apply
Send Colleen@wirebuzz.com examples of your graphic design work with a cover letter and resume.

About Our Company:
WireBuzz develops strategically-optimized digital marketing campaigns that convert targeted internet audiences into customers using video. Research indicates that online video improves search engine optimization efforts, audience engagement, and sales conversion. Our video content marketing strategy capitalizes on these intrinsic advantages of video to maximize return on investment and ensure successful brand positioning.

Video Editing Intern- WireBuzz
We are looking for an outstandingly talented, highly motivated and responsibility-ready intern to join our digital marketing team in North Scottsdale. In this position, you’ll work with our video manager to assist in video editing tasks. You must be extremely passionate and knowledgeable about video editing, plus have an innate ability to see projects to their completion, meet deadlines and multitask. You must be creative, strategic and goal driven. This video editing internship is a fantastic opportunity to obtain real-world experience working on dynamic video shoots.

Ideal candidates are…
• Creative self-starters
• Highly organized with attention to detail
• Independent strategic thinkers
• Resourceful “do-ers” who live to research, discover and execute any task that comes their way.
• Focused, responsible and able to make real contributions to the business
• Able to commit to a minimum of 2-3 days/per week
• Passionate about cancer awareness
• Final Cut experience is a plus

Responsibilities:
• Shoot and edit with limited supervision
• Work on projects from conception to completion, including but not limited to:
• Organizing equipment
• Mic’ing interviews
• Striking sets
• Editing two to three camera shoots, accounting for synced & color matched video

To Apply:
E-mail Colleen@wirebuzz.com a video reel or examples of your work as well as a cover letter and resume.

About Our Company:
WireBuzz develops strategically-optimized digital marketing campaigns that convert targeted internet audiences into customers using video. Research indicates that online video improves search engine optimization efforts, audience engagement, and sales conversion. Our video content marketing strategy capitalizes on these intrinsic advantages of video to maximize return on investment and ensure successful brand positioning.

Looking for a part-time job that lets you express your creativity while offering a great learning experience?

R.S.V.P. Public Relations Internship
Join R.S.V.P. Public Relations as an a part-time intern and realize your potential!

Some of the job duties include:
-Writing and editing press releases and fact sheets
-Social media, website updates and responding to emails
-Coordinating and handling events including Grand Openings

If you’re ready for a fast paced internship please send your resume via email to Rhonda@rsvppr.com,
www.rsvpandassociates.com
Rhonda S. Verona
R.S.V.P. & Associates
8270 N. Hayden Rd. Suite 2029
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
480-998-4323

Interview Forward Spring 2014 Internship
Interview Forward is a web-based TV series and a platform connecting generations of women. Currently developing its first season, the organization is seeking a Producer/Social Media Strategist Intern who possesses an innovative spirit to join this social-good startup. The internship position reports directly to the Co-Founders. The selected intern will have the opportunity for direct participation in development of the web-based show’s episodes, from conception to production, as well as further building up the organization’s brand and social media presence. She samples of interviews: http://interviewforward.com/

Internship Details:
•spring 2014 Internship
•8 hours/week
•Non-paid

Contact:
Zenobia Mertel
President & Founder
zenobia.mertel@interviewforward.com
602.770.5555
Interviewforward.com

Responsibilities Include:
•Collecting footage and creating episode content utilizing various devices including, digital cameras, iPhone, tablets etc.
•Participating in full range of creative process including production and post-production assembly
•Managing Interview Forward current social media outlets to further enhance the brands’ online presence, while appealing to the Millennial generation
•Coordinating various projects related to producing web-based TV episodes with producer, talent and Co-Founders

Harlem Globetrotters
The Harlem Globetrotters are tipping off their 2014 “Fans Rule” World Tour this December and the PR Department is searching for two interns to join their team. These internships are unpaid but offer students an opportunity to gain valuable work experience with a world renowned organization.
Intern responsibilities include:
•Write feature stories for the Harlem Globetrotters website
•Research markets
•Pitch phone interviews
•Maintain media database
•Maintain Cision media monitoring service database
•Follow up with fan mail inquiries
•Update player alumni files

Qualifications:
•Must be self-motivated, responsible, and have a positive attitude
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Be organized and have the ability to multitask
•Proficiency in Microsoft office
•Social media savvy
•Must be able to work 15-20 hours per week

If you are interested please send your resume and writing samples to
Ruby Ramirez
ramirez@harlemglobetrotters.com
602-258-0000

SheKnows
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshmen and above
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

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
nantale.muwonge@sheknows.com
Location: 16101 N. 82nd St., Suite A-1, Scottsdale

AZ Tech Beat
REQUIREMENTS
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
tishin@aztechbeat.com

Bonneville Media- KTAR.com
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshmen with previous campus media experience
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

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
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshmen and above
HOURS: MINIMUM 20 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID (must register for course credit)
SOME CLIENTS WILL PROVIDE STIPENDS

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.

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

ASU Marketing and Strategic Communication
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: JR+ ONLY
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
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
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshmen and above
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID
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
CARINAIANNUZZI@clearchannel.com
Location: 4686 E. Van Buren Street, Ste. 300, Phoenix

Clear Channel – Event Planning & Campaigns
CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshmen and above
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID
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
mandygallegos@clearchannel.com
Location: 4686 E. Van Buren Street, Ste. 300, Phoenix

Donor Network
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Second semester freshmen and above with previous internship experience
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

Fleurcom Group
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: JR. + Only
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
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
cynthia@fleurcomgroup.com
Location: 16491 N. 90th Street, Scottsdale

Heard Museum
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: JR + ONLY w/previous internship experience
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
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

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

SUMMER 2014 INTERNSHIPS

NBC Summer Internships
NBC is offering summer 2014 paid internships in New York City and other locations (Washington, DC and Los Angeles). The deadline is coming up soon- December 5.

There are two attachments that you need to read carefully in order to check your eligibility. Both are attached to the EMAIL.

The first attachment called INTERNSHIP 2014 explains the requirements and the online application process that NBC requires. You must apply online with NBC.

The second attachment is the Cronkite School’s NBC application. You must complete the Cronkite School form to be considered. Both applications are due by Thursday December 5.

American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME)
Application deadline for summer 2014 Magazine Writing internships is December 10.
Download an application form at magazine.org/asmeinternship

The Review-Journal in Las Vegas
The 2014 NAHJ-NV/Review-Journal summer internship offers talented aspiring journalists the chance to learn and shine in one of the greatest news towns on earth. Spend a few weeks chasing down the serious and the strange with the RJ’s award-winning breaking news reporters. Then cover world-class dining, entertainment and arts on the features desk. And wrap it up by putting your Spanish to the test on the staff of the RJ’s Spanish-language weekly, El Tiempo. It’s an internship like no other, in a town like no other.

THE PERKS
– 10 paid work weeks starting in May or June.
– Professional experiences in two languages.
– A dedicated NAHJ mentor/coach
– Assistance finding housing.

THE JOB
The paid internship is a crash course in hands-on news and feature reporting. Interns will go through a brief orientation before they’ll be expected to write regularly and deliver in-depth stories on deadline.

Interns will be assigned a mentor to provide advice and guidance during the summer. They’ll also find support from the diverse group of journalists in NAHJ Nevada.

Interns who excel may be considered for other opportunities, including full-time employment at the RJ.

THE CANDIDATE
– You have journalism experience.
– You’re a junior or senior in college, in graduate school, or have graduated either within the past six months.
– Preferably, you can speak and write in Spanish.
– You are an active member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. (To join, visit nahj.org. Annual fee is $25.)

To apply and for more information, go to: nahjnevada.blogspot.com or email nahjnevada@gmail.com.

Applications due February 1, 2013
Winner(s) announced by March 1, 2013

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.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Summer Ethics Fellowship for Graduate Students Planning Careers in Journalism
FASPE seeks applications for its 2014 journalism fellowships. FASPE Journalism, a component of a larger program that works in several professional fields, use the conduct of reporters and media professionals in Nazi Germany and the Holocaust as a launching point for an intensive course of study on journalism ethics. FASPE is predicated upon the power of place, and in particular the first-hand experience of visiting Auschwitz and trav-eling through Germany and Poland where Fellows study the past and consider how to ap-ply the lessons of history as they confront the ethical challenges of their profession today.
In 2014 FASPE will take a group of 10-15 journalist early in their career and graduate students planning careers as journalists on an all-expenses-paid program from New York to Berlin, Krakow, and Oświęcim (Auschwitz). They will examine such topics as: the relationship between state authority and journalism (including censorship and propagan-da), the ethics of photographing violence, the ethical challenges in reporting human rights abuses, and the role of media in creating and remembering the historical narrative.

The 2014 program will run from Sunday, May 25 to Thursday, June 5. Fellowships cover all program costs, including international and European travel, lodging, and food.
__________________________________________________________________________________________________
To apply or to learn more about FASPE visit www.FASPE.info
Students of all religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Completed applications are due by January 6, 2014. To be eligible applicants must be enrolled in a grad-uate program at the time of application or be a working journalist who earned his/her u

CONTESTS

Romance Novel Writing
We’d like to alert you to an exciting opportunity for your writing students. Avon Books and Avon Impulse, imprints of HarperCollins Publishers, invite your graduate and undergraduate writing students to submit original romance manuscripts. Three student winners will receive one-on-one editorial consultation, and all entries will be considered for publication!

Entries will be judged by the Avon Editorial Team and Academic Marketing, focusing on content, originality, voice, characterization, and romantic plot.

To learn more about the contest guidelines and deadlines, please click here.

PART-TIME MEDIA JOBS OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Relentless Beats
Relentless Beats, a local dance music event producer, is looking to expand its team of writers and content providers for relentlessbeats.com This is a paid freelance opportunity for writers who have an interest in electronic dance music and keep a keen eye on the day-to-day occurrences in the EDM world. You’ll have the opportunity to interview artists, review shows and get media access to some of the biggest festivals in the country! (Yes, EDC/Ultra/TomorrowWorld!) If interested please send a resume and writing sample to Yousef@relentlessbeats.com

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