Opportunities 8.5.14

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Cronkite School Fall Welcome
Sunday, August 17
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
First Amendment Forum
Second Floor, Cronkite School

Join Cronkite School Dean Christopher Callahan, faculty and staff for the school’s fall welcome event.

Light lunch will be served. Families are welcome to attend.

Students: You’ll learn how to get immediately involved in the life of the school. We’ll tell you about internship and job opportunities as well as the rich professional experiences at Cronkite, including the new sports bureau in Los Angeles.

Parents: This is a chance to get to know our deans and ask them any questions. Plus, you’ll learn how the Cronkite School builds student success, and how you can get involved with other parents and the school.

Fall Welcome will take place after move-in and after the campus-wide parents reception.

To RSVP

New Student Reception
Aug. 25, 2014
6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
First Amendment Forum, Second Floor
Cronkite School freshmen and incoming transfer students are invited to this annual event designed to help students connect with the numerous opportunities to get involved immediately at the Cronkite School. Connect with student media outlets including the campus newspaper, online news site, campus radio station and sports broadcasting extracurriculars. Meet the leaders of student organizations including student chapters of professional organizations and clubs like sports journalism, photojournalism and fashion journalism. Plus, learn about internship opportunities, talk with advisers and get to know other students new to the Cronkite School.

INTERNSHIPS

Fall 2014- Phoenix Coyotes

Responsibilities:
• Assist with media lounge and press box set up
• Distribute credentials to media
• Pass out statistics between periods
• Record, transcribe, and distribute postgame quotes
• Additional duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
• Passionate about the Arizona Coyotes and the game of hockey
• Organized with the ability to multi-task and problem solve in a fast paced work environment
• Hard working, detail oriented and results driven
• Strong leadership skills with the ability to be a team player and enjoy working in a team environment
• Previous public relations, communications, or journalism experience preferred
• Flexible schedule – Available for at least 90% of Coyotes home games (typical game night hours: 4-10 p.m.)

Contact: GREG.DILLARD@ARIZONACOYOTES.COM

Fall 2014- Delta Dental- Digital Communications Internship
To apply for this internship, send your cover letter, resume and social media handles to: Tiffany Di Giacinto, Marketing & Communications Manager, tdigiacinto@deltadentalaz.com

Digital Communications Intern
Delta Dental of Arizona, the state’s #1 dental insurance provider, is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic college student for a digital communications internship at our corporate headquarters in Glendale. This intern won’t spend time making coffee and copies; this will be real-world experience and it will be fun! In fact, the intern will have the opportunity to work hands-on in digital communications strategy and implementation across Delta Dental’s Web and social media channels, which include its website, blog, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+ and Pinterest accounts.

Essential Functions
• Create highly shareable content for DDAZ blog and social media accounts
• Identify and foster relationships with key influencers online
• Research and report on new social media trends
• Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of digital communications activities
• Maintain a working knowledge of DDAZ product offerings, as well as a comprehensive knowledge of oral health and dental insurance industry trends and news
Secondary Functions
• Take photos at events for use on social media
• Uphold branding and style guidelines in all DDAZ communications to remain compliant with Delta Dental Plans Association standards
• Additional tasks and projects, depending on the intern’s skills and interests

Minimum Qualifications
Must be pursuing a degree in journalism, communications, marketing or a related field. Proven knowledge and strategic understanding of social media marketing and digital communications channels, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest and WordPress, is required. Individual must possess strong writing and copy editing skills in addition to excellent organizational and time management skills. Individual must be able to work independently and also in a team environment across multiple departments and effectively complete projects on deadline. This position requires proficiency in a PC computer environment using the Microsoft Office suite. Web and/or graphic design experience is a plus. Candidates may be asked to submit writing samples and social media handles.

Working For Delta Dental Of Arizona
Headquartered in Glendale, Arizona, Delta Dental believes in treating employees well by providing a safe and encouraging atmosphere in which to work, rich benefits (including dental, of course) and plenty of opportunities to grow within our company. We know that the little things make a difference, and Delta Dental of Arizona employees share a spirit of camaraderie that our smaller company culture allows. In fact, the Phoenix Business Journal named Delta Dental of Arizona one of the Best Places to Work in 2012 and 2013. For more information on our company, visit www.deltadentalaz.com.

Fall 2014- Outdoors Writer Internship
Source: Hitchnfish.com
Compensation: Unpaid, Free Apparel and opportunity for future employment
Start date: Immediately
Atmosphere: Adventurous, fun, and humor always accepted
Hiring: 2 Writers

We are a fishing web site that seeks to educate, entertain, and galvanize the fishing
community. We are looking for young creative writers to provide 4-­5 fishing articles a
week. We offer the chance for young writers to use their creativity and skills to build an audience interested in their viewpoints and ideas. We will give these writers the freedom to write on topics they believe will interest their audience. These writers should have an interest in writing about the outdoors.

Currently, we are growing our brand and do not have the funds to pay writers. Our writers will be compensated with Hitch N Fish apparel and any personal cost will be covered. Based upon performance, we are willing to negotiate our terms. This is an opportunity for young writers to be a part of a growing brand that could lead to future job opportunities within Hitch N Fish and/or our partner companies.

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to hitchnfish@gmail.com.

Questions? Call Peter Wilson 480-452-8747.

Fall 2014- SABR Internship
The Society for American Baseball Research is seeking Fall 2014 interns to work in our office in Phoenix, Arizona. An internship with SABR will involve responsibilities across a variety of disciplines, possibly including:
• Working on-site at a local SABR conference, such as the SABR Arizona Fall League Conference
• Working with our Membership Director or Director of Operations on organizational duties, membership renewal drives, customer service
• Working with our Web Editor to help publish and/or produce content for our website at SABR.org
Interested candidates should be able to demonstrate basic office-related computer skills. HTML knowledge is a plus.

A working knowledge of baseball — and an awareness of the game’s general history and basic statistics is required.

The internship is an educational opportunity that may count toward college credit, covering 15-20 hours per week (flexible schedule), at the SABR office in Phoenix, Arizona. The internship will be for a fixed period of time and is designed to provide the intern with skills and training that may be applicable to working in a nonprofit research environment or in other research-based organizations. No housing assistance will be provided.

Please send a resume and cover letter in PDF form to mappleman@sabr.org or jpomrenke@sabr.org by 5:00 p.m. MST Friday, September 5, 2014.

About SABR: SABR’s mission as a nonprofit organization is to foster the research, preservation and dissemination of the history and record of baseball.

Fall 2014- Boys & Girls Club of the east Valley
PR, Special Event & Marketing Special Event – Taste Marketing & PR Event – October 19, 2014 1) Taste Website updates, Web Banner 2) Culinary Guide 3) Event Banners, Press Releases, Social media 4) Restaurants renewals & new solicitations 5) Assist with Event Material Graphics 6) Ticket Promotional Campaign Special Event – Taste Marketing & PR Event – November 22, 2014 1) Website updates, Web Banner 2) Bids for Kids Program, Auction Catalog 3) Event Banners, Press Releases, Social media 4) Auction Item & Sponsor renewals, solicitations 5) Event Material Graphics 6) Committee Meetings

FALL NEWSLETTER a. CEO Blog, Chairman of Board Blog b. Donor Profile, Staff Member Profile c. Special Event Update – YOY, BV, BFK d. Other Spec Ev Update – Fry’s, AZ Gives Day, Etc e. Club Kid Member Profile OTHER Special Event Assistance – Groupon Grass Roots/Fry’s Outreach, etc BGCEV Press Releases & Media Contacts a. Send all BGCEV Press Releases out to Media Contact List b. Update Media Contact list Club/Branch PR & Marketing & Social Media for Program Initiatives • Develop media contacts in club communities and write stories to promote club related programs, activities and special events • Develop SOC Media plan for both Special Events as well as our Branch Membership Drives

CONTACT: John Davis
1405 E Guadalupe, #4, Tempe
johnd@clubzona.org

Fall 2014- Phoenix Convention Center
12 hours/week; Unpaid

Internship Opportunity The Phoenix Convention Center & Venues is seeking interns to work in the Sales & Marketing Division to assist with promoting our convention, meeting and theatrical facilities as the destination of choice for Arizona events. College Juniors, Seniors or Grad students with creative ideas, experience with social media, strong writing skills and knowledge of AP Style are encouraged to apply. An interest in the hospitality & tourism industry and previous PR internship experience is a plus. Duties supporting PCC&V marketing campaigns & initiatives and creating collateral materials including brochures, fliers, news releases, social media posts and Web copy. Additional duties may include internal event planning, proofreading/editing, writing projects and organizing news clips & PR files. Interns should be available for a minimum of 12 to a maximum of 20 hours a week. Schedule is flexible and can be coordinated around classes; however, interns need to be able to work at least two days a week. This is an unpaid internship. The Phoenix Convention Center (PCC) partners with ASU and other colleges to offer students course credit. PCC Interns obtain real work experience to create works for their portfolio and enhance their resume. Upon successful completion of the internship, interns will receive a letter of recommendation and professional staff references. Interested students should bring their resume and writing samples to the interview.

CONTACT:
Cynthia Weaver cynthia.weaver@phoenix.gov
Location: 100 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix

Summer 2015- Dow Jones News Fund Summer Internships
DJNF provides paid summer internships in digital media, business reporting, news and sports editing for juniors, seniors and graduate students. The deadline for summer 2015 internships will be Nov. 3, 2014.

Summer 2015- New York Times Summer Internships
The New York Times offers 10-week summer internships to undergraduate and graduate college students who have decided on careers in journalism. Some internships are limited to seniors or graduate students; others also accept juniors. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

The salary for all internships is about $1,000 a week. For those who want it, housing in New York is available in the dormitories of New York University at rates ranging from about $320 to $400 per week, depending on type of accommodation. The program will begin on Monday, June 1, with three days of orientation.

The deadline to submit an application for the 2015 summer internship program is 11:59 p.m. New York time on Oct. 31, 2014. Applications to specific internships should be made by clicking on the links at the left. Individuals may apply for more than one internship.

The program provides a summer of demanding work and high journalistic standards, with individual internships in reporting, in visual and interactive journalism and in video, and it offers copy-editing internships with placement by the Dow Jones News Fund.

The reporting internship in New York is called the James Reston Reporting Fellowship, and the reporting internship in Washington, D.C., is named the David Rosenbaum Reporting Fellowship. Both are limited to college seniors and graduate students.

The visual journalism program, covering graphics, art design, page design and photography, is called the Thomas Morgan Internship and is open to those in their junior year in college or higher.

The copy editing internship program is coordinated through the Dow Jones News Fund Copy Editing program and is open to juniors and higher.

The digital internship in the newsroom, working with producers and editors on NYTimes.com, is open to juniors and higher.

The interactive internship, for those who are familiar with one or two front-end or back-end languages and frameworks, involves working alongside developers, designers, and other journalists of The New York Times to build Web applications for coverage of special projects, as well as breaking news. Juniors and higher are eligible to apply.

The video internship offers the opportunity to work with the award-winning journalists of the Times’s video unit. Juniors and higher are eligible. http://www.nytimes-internship.com

SCHOLARSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS

NATIVE BROADCAST ENTERPRISE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
You must be a member of the Navajo Nation to apply for this Scholarship.
August 8, 2014 at 4:00pm MDST
August 29, 2014

Send entire packet to:
Since inception, KTNN Radio Station has been, not only a source of information for its listeners, but also, has served as a training ground for emerging Native and non-Native people interested in broadcast journalism, broadcast engineering and broadcast management. In support of increasing the number of Native American professionals in these fields, the Native Broadcast Enterprise (N.B.E.), which consists of both the KTNN and KWRK radio stations is offering a scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00. The scholarship is available to Navajo students pursuing broadcast journalism, broadcast engineering, broadcast sales, or broadcast management degrees at an accredited College or University or a Specialty Broadcast School for the 2014 Fall Semester. Recipient acknowledges the option to participate in an Internship Program with NBE for
educational credit, in conjunction with the College or University’s educational credit program.

To apply, students must provide the following documents and meet the requirements:

Application materials:
1. Letter of Acceptance from an accredited College, University or a Specialty Broadcast
School.
2. As essay stating why you are interested in broadcast journalism, engineering or
management, and reasons for pursuing the career.
3. A brief description of courses taken and grade level, Graduation Checklist.
4. One copy of official school transcripts (college or high school – transcripts must be sent to
the N.B.E. office directly from the High School or College/University).
5. Three letters of recommendation from academic advisor, counselor or a professional
individual familiar with your background and skills.
6. Work samples (Writing sample for journalism or audio for broadcasting).
7. Proof of enrollment in the Navajo Nation (Certificate of Indian Blood, CIB).
8. 2014 Fall Semester Scholarship Application

Application form can be downloaded at www.ktnnonline.com
Native Broadcast Enterprise
Attn: 2014 Fall Semester Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 2569
Window Rock, Arizona 86515

Employees and immediate family members of KTNN, KWRK and its Board of Directors are
excluded from this Scholarship Program.

NBE Scholarship applications are located in the Student Rseource Center on the second floor of the Cronkite School.

Application packets must be received by August 8, 2014

PART-TIME MEDIA-RELATED JOBS OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Graphic Design Asst.- WP Carey School of Business, ASU Tempe
Requisition ID 6163BR
ASU Job Title Student Worker II
Job Title Graphic Design Assistant – SW II
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time
Salary Range $8.25 per hour
Close Date 25-Aug-2014

Job Description
The W. P. Carey School of Business Marketing and Communciations department seeks a dynamic, dependable Graphic Desinger to work closely with the Creative Director on the creation and distibution of marketing materials.

Essential Duties
Position reports to the Creative Director to provide design, layout, and production of printed materials including brochures, invitations, fliers, certificates, newsletters, postcards, posters, signs, etc. Create layout files ready for printing/production. Additional tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Requires previous knowledge or skill and/or equivalent experience or training.

Desired Qualifications
Ability to design and prepare files for electronic needs including html e-mails and web-based materials desired. * Proficient in: a Mac computer environment; Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point; Adobe CS6 Suite including InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, and PhotoShop.
Knowledge of web software (HTML, Dreamweaver and Flash) are a plus.
Have strong design capabilities and knowledge of design and layout.
Junior, Senior or Graduate Graphic Design student preferred.
Excellent communication skills and ability to work efficiently in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment are essential.
Knowledge and skills in graphic design and layout.
Skilled in both verbal and written communication.
Associate’s degree in Graphic Art or related field (OR) Two years graphic or commercial art experience (OR) Any equivalent combination of experience (AND/OR) education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Full job description and application instructions here

Job Title Student Worker IV – Office Production Assistant
Salary Range $10.50 – $11.50 per hour; DOE
Close Date 15-September-2014
Job # 5680BR

Job Description
Central Sound (formerly the KBAQ Production Studio), a part of EIGHT, Arizona PBS (KAET), is embarking on several new initiatives this next year and invites you to be a member of our team. We are currently seeking an Office Production Assistant for our production studio team.

Central Sound is dedicated to capturing classical and acoustic music performances of the highest caliber for broadcast on KBAQ-FM and beyond. In collaboration with Arizona PBS, the studios provide an array of audio and new media-related services. As a premier provider of audio and media services, we are committed to serving as a central hub for notable musical events in the community, bringing concerts of internationally acclaimed artists, performances by leading ASU faculty and the next generation of young musicians to thousands of listeners.

Essential Duties
Duties may include but are not limited to:
Word and Spreadsheet processing.
Managing Google Drive and Documents.
Management of Media Assets.
Basic Audio tasks including CD burning, MP3 Conversion and basic audio editing.
Website and social media content organization.
Appointment scheduling.
Data entry.
Answering phones.
Greeting guests.
Filing, maintenance and organization of accurate records.
Running (campus) errands.
Driving an ASU vehicle.
Assisting with special projects as needed.
Minimum Qualifications
This classification is limited to teaching/research assistants type work or those positions requiring highly specialized skills and/or technical knowledge.

Desired Qualifications The ideal candidate will be an upper-level undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a degree program at the Cronkite School of Journalism, the School of Music or similar, with extensive training and/or experience in broadcast production workflow. Knowledge of classical music performances, compositions and/or production a plus.

Applicants should possess the following:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Expertise in MS Word, MS Excel and Google Drive/Docs.
Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office, Social Media and the Internet.
Excellent Data Entry Skills – ability to enter information accurately.
Excellent office organization skills.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to multitask and keep track of overlapping projects.
Ability to perform basic audio tasks including CD burning, mp3 conversion and basic audio editing.
Work autonomously and take initiative in order to complete assignments.
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
Knowledge of classical music repertoire a plus.
Valid AZ Driver’s License preferred.
Working Environment

Our office is located at the DOWNTOWN CAMPUS at the Walter Cronkite Building. Most assignments are in our Downtown Office located at the Walter Cronkite Building. Errands may occur at ASU School of Music and other locations in the Valley. Operate/drive ASU vehicles (requires valid driver’s license, background check and clean driving record).

Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Must clearly communicate to perform essential functions. Drive ASU vehicle to and from events. Lift and carry up to 25 lbs.

Full job description and application instructions are here.

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