Opportunities 5.14.14

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations and Connections
Congratulations to the class of 2014! We share in your celebration! Please stay connected to the Cronkite School by joining the Cronkite alumni group on LinkedIn and by registering for the Cronkite Nation professional alumni network. Job listings will be posted on LinkedIn and you can learn about where Cronkite alumni are working. This could come in handy as you conduct research for jobs.

INTERNSHIPS

Summer 2014 internship in Chicago CBS O & O
CBS-owned WBBM/WCFS, Chicago seeks interns in news, production and marketing. Interns will work between 16 and 36 hours a week (2-4 days) on a schedule to be determined by the internship coordinator and the student. Students must be currently enrolled, have at least junior class standing and a 3.0 GPA, understand that job placement is not a part of the program, and must be able to obtain academic credit. Marketing and promotions interns should know Word and Excel, word processing, filing, event logistics and management; resume to Cher Ames, marketing mgr., fax (312) 297-7775 or e-mail cher_ames@cbsradio.com. News interns should have familiarity with digital and analog editing and recording techniques; resumes to Ron Gleason, news and programming director, WBBM-AM, 180 N. Stetson, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60601 or fax (312) 297-7822.

Summer 2014 internship- ABC O & O in Chicago
Internships at ABC-owned WLS-TV, Chicago: Investigative intern who is studying to become an investigative reporter or producer, who is at least junior level and will learn by doing as part of the WLS-TV I-Team, generating and researching investigative topics, coordinating projects and following them through to the finished on-air product and follow-up reports; background should include college-level or commercial print and/or broadcast experience for this unpaid (college credit) internship; applicants should submit a resume, an outline of personal interests and professional goals and a statement of why you would like to be chosen for the I-Team internship to Ann Pistone, WLS-TV I-Team, or e-mail i-team@abc.com. Also, interns who will observe and participate on a limited basis as they learn the function, operation and staffing of the news, sports, programming, sales, research sales, creative services and community services departments, to earn a specified number of academic credits (unpaid), to be determined by the school; students must be at least second semester juniors, have a “B” average and be able to work no less than three days a week at the station, with a maximum of 15 hours a week over 12 weeks; submit application, resume, an outline of personal interests and professional goals, and a statement of why you would like to be chosen for the internship, to Elsa Ruiz Claveria, internship coord., WLS-TV, 190 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60601. No calls. EOE

Summer or fall 2014 internship- Documentary Photography
Chicago-based documentary photographer Jon Lowenstein seeks an intern to work with him and a studio manager on a schedule that involves working with the photographer to maintain the weekly workflow of the business and work on special projects, including direct involvement in the photo industry, weekly one-on-one workshops in portfolio and career development and mentoring with a highly reputable photographer; applicants must be able to dedicate two days a week for three months, have a car and be familiar with Macs, Photoshop, Bridge or Photo mechanic, Lightroom/Aperture, InDesign, Excel and Word; video editing background is a plus. Although the internship is unpaid, a stipend is available to help cover expenses. Applicants should compose a letter discussing career goals and how the internship can help achieve them, a resume, two references and a link to your own work or project to studio.manager.jl@gmail.com.

Summer 2014 PR Internship- Paid R&R Partners
Seeking a junior and above student with previous internship experience. As an intern you will become a member of Public Relations, Social Media and Account Service teams, while learning the basics of how a full-service marketing agency operates. The internship program will allow you to learn and acquire the skills needed to become a great practitioner.

Through the course of the internship, you will:
·Attend weekly PR team meetings to discuss ongoing projects and responsibilities
·Interact with all agency departments
·Have daily meetings with the Director of PR to discuss duties and responsibilities and priorities
·Work closely with an PR Director, Senior Account Executive, Account Executive and Assistant Account Executive on projects for the agency’s clients
·Take ownership of one or more individual special project(s)
·Report to PR team daily and weekly on the progress of your projects
·Meet various benchmarks established for you by the Public Relations team such as attending live shots, writing news releases, pitching media, measuring success etc.

Public Relations Duties
·Writing media materials (news releases, media advisories, e-pitches)
·Targeted pitching (develop media lists, write pitches, pitch media, make follow-up calls)
·Measurement/evaluation (help with monthly and quarterly client measurement reports)
·Support client events
·Perform research for new business prospects
·Help to plan client events and schedule interviews as appropriate

Account Services Duties
·Assist with event coordination
·Place media avails
·Research
·Help creative team stay on task
·Work with vendors
·Attend client meetings

Social Media Duties
·Draft content calendars
·Research and collect digital assets
·Engage in community management

Expectations
·Maintain attendance 24 hours a week – 8 hours per day Monday, Wednesday and Friday (8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.)
·Assist PR Team with daily client activities and assigned projects
·Attend internal and client meetings, as appropriate
·Ask many questions and provide appropriate feedback
·Maintain professional image and dress consistent with R&R guidelines
·Answer phones and perform receptionist duties as required

For the past two years, R&R Arizona has been ranked in the top 10 “Best Places to Work” by the Phoenix Business Journal. The Phoenix office has also been named “Best of the Capitol” for PR by the Arizona Capitol Times for the past three years. We’re also among the top 30 Best Agencies to Work For according to Advertising Age. This year we were named the No. 1 Advertising Agency and also No. 1 Public Relations Agency by Ranking Arizona Magazine. Our PR Clients include: Health & Wealth Raffle, Cox Communications (Residential and Charities), Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Arizona Grown, Fennemore Craig, Grand Canyon Skywalk Development, and Maricopa Community College District.

Submit resume to David Weissman, director of PR
david.weissman@rrpartners.com

Summer 2014 – PR Internship FleurComGroup
Be part of the FleurComGroup high-energy team! Earn a coveted insider’s view of Arizona’s highest profile community events, concerts, tours, culinary showcases and more. FCG is a boutique public relations/social media and marketing firm in North Scottsdale and our interns are key participants who gain hands-on marketing communications skills and are accountable for real deliverables. No job is too big or too small for every member of our team. We ARE a team, and interns leave FCG with marketable skills that boost the resume. Interns may be considered for employment if growth matches our professional needs. FCG clients include Salt River Fields, Desert Stages Theatre, Rancho Solano Prep School, and, among others, R Entertainment Co – a national concert and event entertainment company.

Required: Solid newswriting [news releases] and snappy phone skills. A good understanding of what is newsworthy; research and social media skills. Inquisitive and tenacious (i.e. task-driven to see projects to completion). Eagerness to overlay academic knowledge in the professional world.

Interns receive an expense allowance.

Contact:
Cynthia p Dunne
FleurComGroup
10115 E. Bell Road
Suite 107 #160
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
602.570.7828 c
480.538.8292 o
Cynthia@FleurComGroup.com

Summer or fall 2014- TheCelebrityCafe.com
TheCelebrityCafe.com has openings available for summer and fall interns in our writing, copy editing and social media programs. These are available in conjunction with academic credit only.

Students can apply here – http://thecelebritycafe.com/write-for-us

Summer or fall 2014 Radio Promotions Internship- Power 98.3
So you want to be a Power 98.3 Intern?

Send your resume NOW to: asanchez@power983fm.com (No Phone Calls Please)

As an intern, you will learn the general functions of the promotions sector of a radio station. 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 Programming and Sales. And BEST of ALL, as an intern, you will have FUN working Power events, concerts, club nights, High School Mix Tours, artist appearances and meet & greets.

REQUIREMENTS:
•Needs to be registered at a university, college, community college or vocational-technical institute on at least part-time basis.
•At least 18 years of age.
•Majoring in Broadcast Journalism, Marketing, Mass Communication or Public Relations
•Applicant needs to be in good academic standing.
•Organized, able to meet deadlines and be a self-starter. Proven ability to be precise and accurate
•The internship will cover a quarter/semester period of approximately twenty (20) hours per week, with a
schedule to be arranged by the intern, and the intern coordinator
•Proven ability to handle stress.
•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 an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
•Final discretion as to assignments while participating in the internship program will remain with KKFR.
•Persons participating in the KKFR Radio internship needs to understand that no guarantees are given for
future employment. KKFR may terminate internship at any time.
•Final selection of a KKFR intern from among those expressing interest rests with KKFR.
•Must sign and abide by the Internship Agreement.

Infant CPR – Summer Marketing Internship
InfantCPR.com is seeking a summer intern for 2014. The internship is an entry-level paid
position. The primary duties will be to assist in the marketing efforts of infantCPR.com.
As a marketing intern with infantcpr.com you will gain first-hand experience in marketing a startup
web-based company. You will gain experience in search engine optimization (SEO), social media
management, blogger outreach and more. These are extremely marketable and vital skills in
today’s market. All necessary initial training will be included and paid for.

Details
• $9.00 / hour + incentive bonuses (described below)
o Paid weekly
• 40 hours / week
• Primarily office with work-from-home options
• Need access to transportation to reach offices (Southern and Mill in Tempe). No other
travel is required.
• May 27, 2014 – August 18 2014 (12 weeks)
• Weekdays only

Duties
• Use custom email forms to reach out to various websites for marketing and SEO
purposes
• Make initial phone contact with various website owners and organizations for marketing
and SEO purposes
• Manage the InfantCPR.com Buzzstream (training included) database of online partners.
• Work with owners to increase efficiency of processes
• Assist in managing the social media accounts
• Assist in handling customer service requests
Qualifications
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Access to a computer (preferably a laptop)
• Detail-oriented and organized
• Student or recent graduate who is pursuing a career in entrepreneurship, marketing,
advertising, PR or SEO

Bonus Structure
The primary task of the internship is to assist in building a portfolio of recommendations from
other websites. For instance, a pediatrician’s website may have a “helpful links” page. It will be
our goal to be included on this page with a link to infantcpr.com
For every successful online recommendation we will give a bonus of $10.00. This bonus will be
totaled and given at the end of the internship. So, if the intern is able to garner 150 of these types
of recommendations, then we will pay $1,500 as a bonus.

Please Contact Ryan Eland at 480.390.2300 or ryan@infantcpr.com if you are interested in this opportunity.

Fall 2014 Videography internship- James Cox
If you’re a current junior or senior in college, intern at the local independent news station, KTVK-3TV. KTVK-3TV and The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists are committed to developing photojournalist interns from colleges and accredited universities.

All of our interns receive the benefit of being assigned a mentor. The mentor will provide a platform to develop skills and experience. Our mentors will provide a learning partnership with our interns, and teach them all there is to know about the fascinating world of television and development of photojournalism (video) skills. Program will include traditional television news photojournalism, editing, sports and more!

This is a paid position (15 hours per week maximum schedule) and the student must be pre-approved for college credit. This fall 2014 internship will run 15 weeks; September through December.

To be considered for an internship, please submit the following:
-A short essay on why you would like to be selected for this internship
-Résumé of your current college and other related experience
-Academic and/or professional references
-A video sample of your recent journalism work
(Please limit to a total of 5 minutes and the sample may be a mailed CD or web link.)

Our internship criteria require the selected student to be in their current junior or senior year in college during the term of the internship, have completed a journalism writing course and be interested in becoming a news (video) photojournalist. Prior experience with live video shooting and editing preferred.

Please submit all materials to: KTVK, Attention Photog. Internship, 5555 N. 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013 or careers@azfamily.com. Deadline to submit is July 1, 2014.
http://www.jamesalancoxfoundation.org/internship.php

SCHOLARSHIPS

AP Sports Editors Scholarship
The Associated Press Sports Editors are sponsoring four $1,500 scholarship for collegiate sports journalists.
APSE, a national organization of sports editors, is awarding four scholarships to help motivate talented students to pursue a career in sports journalism. Collegiate sports journalists entering their sophomore, junior or senior years are eligible for the scholarship which will awarded based on the students’ journalistic work, their academic record, financial need, and geography. The scholarships will be awarded to students from four different regions of the United States. The winners will be chosen by the APSE scholarship committee, which is chaired by Joe Sullivan, sports editor of the Boston Globe and includes editors from all sections of the United States. Deadline is June 1.

Please have them include the following information in their letter of application:

– Personal: Name, address, age, phone number.

– Academic: A copy of the student’s collegiate grades.

– Financial: A brief rundown of the student’s financial situation, with regards to how he/she plans to pay for tuition.

– Five examples of sports journalism (usually stories but could also be sections the student has edited), using either links or PDFs.

Email information to Joe Sullivan, sports editor of the Boston Globe at Jtsullivan@globe.com with APSE Scholarship in subject line.

Chicago-area Scholarships
The Chicago Headline Club Foundation seeks to award two $3,000 scholarships to journalism students doing unpaid summer internships in the Chicago area; the scholarships are available to any current college student (no recent grads) who has secured an unpaid internship in a professional newsroom in the Chicago area and candidates are assessed by a committee of the Headline Club, whose members evaluate candidates based on their experience, clips and letter outlining their interest in pursuing a career in journalism. The CHC Foundation does not obtain the internships; applicants must be able to verify that they have secured an internship of at least 21 hours a week for at least eight weeks between May and September. For details, and to apply, contact Randi Belisomo at rbelisomo@tribune.com.

CONTESTS

Animators, Graphic Design and much more- Grand prize is $5K
Calling all student animators, special effects artists, graphic design artists, and musical composers!

Campus MovieFest, in association with Adobe and FOX Animation Domination High-Def Studios, is proud to share our newest contest, Animake This!

We are searching for the top student-created animations, special effects, character illustrations, and musical compositions in the world! One winner from each category will win an all-expense paid trip to Los Angeles, California, including round-trip air fair, accommodations, and a $1000 stipend, for a week-long animation experience shadowing the FOX Animation Domination High-Def team! One winner will also receive the grand prize of $5,000 USD in cash!

You work will be judged by a panel of top industry experts, including David Silverman, known for directing The Simpsons Movie and Monsters Inc, as well as several executives from FOX Animation Domination High-Def Studios and Adobe!

Each of the 4 winners will also receive a 1-year subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud!

Animake This is open to any currently enrolled student in any college, university, or art school. Submissions must be five minutes or less, when applicable, and there is no cost to submit!

Submissions close June 2, 2014 at 11:59 PM EST!

To submit your work, visit www.animakethis.com

Here are the rules:
1. You must be currently enrolled student at a college or university in one of our participating countries. See our official rules at www.animakethis.com for more details.
2. The work you submit must have been created while you were an enrolled student at a college or university.
3. You can submit more than one work, and submit to more than one category. However, you are only allowed to win once.
4. Submissions must be 5 minutes or less, when applicable.
5. Submissions are not allowed to contain nudity or any copyrighted logos, music, or content.

Other than that, creative freedom is yours!

Again, to submit your work, and read all of the official rules, go to http://www.animakethis.com.
And join us at our official Facebook Event Page to stay informed with news, updates, frequently asked questions, and more!

PART-TIME MEDIA JOBS OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

ASU student position: Communications Specialist
The School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning (SGSUP) would like to hire a student to support its communications efforts. Initially, work will focus on re-writing text on the school’s web site to make it more student friendly. There will also be opportunities to research and write press releases to be submitted to ASU News and posted to the school’s web site.

This will initially be a summer position, but with a possibility of continuing into next school year, and will pay $14 hour. The Communications Specialist will work in the SGSUP offices on the ASU Tempe campus. The Specialist will work on a regular schedule of several days a week, but the number of hours can vary from 10 to 20 hours per week, with flexibility to accommodate availability of the person hired.

Applicants should have demonstrated experience with professional and news writing, be able to communicate effectively with faculty (both verbally and by email), strong organization and time management skills, and willingness to work as part of a team. Desired qualifications include demonstrated experience with writing student-directed materials for an academic organization and ability to grasp scientific concepts and describe them in simple language. Adobe Creative Suite skills are also a plus.

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and relevant writing samples to geoplan@asu.edu

Video Production Job
A national staffing company is looking for a savvy video producer for a great summer opportunity. We need someone who can help us write, film and edit an interview prep video that will be published on our website.

•Assist with and take lead on writing a script for video.
•Set up and operate audio/video/photo equipment.

Job Requirements:
•Must submit at least 2 examples of videos they have filmed, edited and produced.
•Must have own equipment.

Project start date: June 1st, 2014
Project end date: June 30th, 2014

Pay: Open, depending on experience. Please submit salary request with application.

To apply, please email resume and samples to Kiley@TheBestIRS.com.

About TheBestIRS:
TheBestIRS is the largest provider of temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire insurance professionals in the US. Our operation is 24/7/365 to allow our clients and talent to reach us whenever their needs require them to be serviced. TheBestIRS specializes in placing individuals in the fields of Workers’ Compensation, Commercial Lines, Personal Lines and Catastrophe. We provide a valuable service for our clients, which allows them to focus on growing their business.

In 2013 and 2014, we received the Best of Staffing® award for client and talent satisfaction from Inavero and CareerBuilder. Less than 2% of staffing companies nationwide received this award. Our award winning and nationally recognized quality service allows our clients to operate with a full-steam-ahead mentality. While we handle the sourcing, hiring, benefits, payroll and placement of their staff, our clients are able to focus on their business and servicing their customers.

Freelance Copy Editor for a book
I am an ASU Alumni, and I wanted to help a promising student with a project of editing my book. The target date for the book to be published is 7-1-14. Preliminary marketing of the book has already begun, and focus group of 20+ readers have given the original version a thumbs up with an average score of 8.5 out of a range from 1 to 10.

The storyline is a fictional attack on the United States by a group of college friends, schooled in England, targeting the Midwest states with a drone attack carrying chemical weapons. The book has been “semi” edited by a tech writer friend of mine, and now I am ready for a printable version.

The book will be self published, with a distribution starting with paperback version released first, then followed with an e-book and audio version to follow. Arrangements to produce these versions locally have already been agreed to, and the book has been copyrighted. Marketing the book by TV, radio, a blogger network have also been arranged.

I would like to interview the student candidates prior to picking “the one”, but I would think the student should have the following”
1. Experience, training, or desire to be an editor.
2. Grade wise, in the top 5% in their class.
3. Able to complete the project with in a 30 day window with a ready to print version. As is, the book has a total page count of 364 pages, totaling 176,000+ word count.

I would pay the student for the job, and give them the opportunity to write the cover snapshot of the book, with their name included. The people marketing the book have suggested a name change for the book to a two word title, and I would love to have the student we pick have some input on that once the project has been completed.

Finally, I have started a sequel to the book already by suggestion of those who have read the first version. I would expect to use the same person to edit the second book, but to pay them a much higher fee the second time around.

Contact: Steve Schwertley
SSchwertley@aol.com

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