Opportunities 9.23.14

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Recruiter Visit- Wall Street Journal
A recruiter from the Wall Street Journal will be at the Cronkite School to share information about internship and career opportunities with the company.

Information sessions will be held on:

Monday October 13
12:00 p.m.- 12:45 p.m.
Room #252

Monday October 13
5:00 p.m.- 5:45 p.m.
Room #252

If you would like to attend an info session, please RSVP to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu

If you are a junior, senior or graduate student and would like to interview for a summer internship with the Wall Street journal recruiter, please send a resume to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu by October 6. In-person interviews will take place at the school on October 14 from 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. in Cronkite #222.

Recruiter Visit- Gannett
If you are a December 2014 graduate and would like to interview with a Gannett recruiter for full-time positions and/or the Talent Development Program (TDP), please send a resume and links to your portfolio to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu by October 13. In-person interviews will take place at the school on:

Publications (USA Today, Arizona Republic and other Gannett properties)
Thursday October 23 from 9:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. in Cronkite #222.

Broadcast (Gannett broadcast properties in Phoenix, Denver, Georgia and other locations)
Friday October 24 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. in Cronkite #222.

Internship Applications, Deadlines and Events
If you seek a spring 2015 Phoenix-area internship and want to participate in an upcoming internship interview day, please complete an online application. Please don’t wait until the last minute to apply. The broadcast event is closed. However, the PR/Publications/Writing deadline is just a few days away.

PR and writing applications
Wednesday October 1
11:59 p.m. PST
The online application is here

The interview days will be on:

Broadcast
Friday October 17
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Channel 8 Studio A
6th FLoor, Cronkite School<

Public Relations/Social Media
Friday November 7
8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Channel 8 Studio A
6th FLoor, Cronkite School

Newspaper, Magazine, Digital, Photography
Friday November 21
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Channel 8 Studio A
6th FLoor, Cronkite School

Resume Workshop
If you want to see samples of resumes for media-related positions (internships or jobs), need questions answered or want to see how to start drafting a resume, please attend one of the following workshops:

Resume Workshop
Friday October 3
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Room #252

Resume Workshop
Saturday October 4
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Room #314

Dow Jones News Fund Internship
Copy Editing Exam

The DJNF offers several internships in the summer including copy editing, sports copy editing, business reporting/copy editing and digital producing/production. If you’re interested in working a DJNF summer internship in 2015, you must apply here by November 3 and take a copy editing exam.

At the Cronkite School, the exam will be given on:

Wednesday, Oct. 22 1:00 p.m. Room # 375
Saturday, Oct. 25, 10:00 a.m. Room # 375
Please RSVP by October 17

Exam Prep Sessions will be held on:
Wednesday, Oct. 8 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Room # 222
Saturday, Oct. 25, 11:00 a.m. – 12 noon Room # 222

The session will be led by DJNF alumnus David Gordon, copy editor at The Arizona Republic and faculty associate at the Cronkite School.
Please RSVP by October 3

INTERNSHIPS

Fall 2014/Spring 2015- Graphic Design Internship- Shurwest
Our high-energy marketing team is looking for a talented graphic designer with experience in WordPress who can create persuasive marketing materials for both print and the web.

We already have a WordPress coder on staff, so you can focus on designing and implementing digital ads, web banners and landing pages on the digital side.

For our high volume of print work, you will be part of our team of three graphic designers who create a range of materials, from logos, brochures and print ads to identity suites, tradeshow displays and direct mail pieces.

The candidate we are looking for will thrive in a high-speed, constantly evolving work environment, has strong organizational capabilities and can work independently as well as collaboratively.​ High importance is placed on a positive attitude and working well with others.​ Candidates must also be able to interact and communicate professionally with clients.​

Qualifications
• Portfolio of past work

Skills:
• Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
• WordPress (Both admin and theme modification)
• Knowledge of HTML and CSS
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Creative thinker
• Excellent communication skills
• Great attention to detail
• Works well in a team
• Works well under pressure

Shurwest Financial Group is based in the Scottsdale Airpark. Our company has an entrepreneurial spirit, so if you’ve worked for yourself you may have the self-directed gene we’re looking for. Not to mention our Italian coffee machine, soda-stocked refrigerator and snack counter. No relocation offered. No phone calls, please. All applicants are required to take a PI Survey. All employees are subject to a background check prior to hire. EOE.

To be considered, submit your resume and design samples or a link to your portfolio to Melanie Johnston at mjohnston@shurwest.com.

Fall 2014- Center For Athletic Performance
Description At the Center for Athletic Performance, we are dedicated to providing our community an affordable, first-class sports rehabilitation and training facility. We offer sports performance training, physical therapy, life performance training, mentorship programs, CEU seminars and so much more.
Fall Internship

The Marketing Intern is responsible for working with the Marketing Director to update the website, produce marketing collateral including printed brochures, newsletters and email promotions, work with sports clubs, and manage publication presence on various social media. Responsibilities also include managing marketing projects to ensure timely delivery.

Responsibilities:
*Marketing collateral – Assist in the development of marketing collateral including emails, brochures and press releases
*Create/Write weekly blogs targeted to our demographic and sports and/or sports medicine
*Social Media- Develop content and capture photos for all social media
*Update website- Post developed content to website using WordPress
Requirements Essential Qualifications:
This position requires an individual with excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. The successful candidate will have strong skills in multi-tasking and will excel in a fast-paced environment. The ability to work both individually and in a team environment is required.

• Basic knowledge of MS Office required. Must bring own laptop to work on during internship hours at the facility
•Basic knowledge of website maintenance programs a plus.

Job location is at our Scottsdale location: 8541 East Anderson Dr., #100, Scottsdale, AZ, 85255
Contact: Kasey Bowser at kasey@rebuildingchampions.com

Summer 2015 Publications Internships
Applications for summer internships at most major publications are due in the fall. For many of these internships you must be a junior and above and have previous internship experience. Here is a list of companies and deadlines. Click the link to get more information.

New York Times
Deadline: October 31, 2014

Denver Post
Deadline: Received by October 31, 2014

Dallas Morning News
Deadline: Received by October 31, 2014

Washington Post
Deadline: Postmarked by November 7, 2014

The Oregonian
Deadline: November 1, 2014

Minneapolis Star Tribune
Deadline: Postmarked by November 1, 2014

Austin American Statesman
Deadline: Postmarked by November 7, 2014

Orlando Sentinel
Deadline: Received by November 15, 2014

Seattle Times
Deadline: Received by November 15, 2014

Chicago Tribune
Deadline: Received by December 1, 2014

SCHOLARSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS

Grist Fellowship- Paid
The Grist Fellowship Program is an opportunity to hone your skills at a national news outlet and deepen your knowledge of environmental issues. We’re looking for early-career journalists with a variety of skills, from traditional reporting to multimedia whizbangery. We will offer exposure to the leading sustainability thinkers and theories of our time, real-world experience at a fast-paced news site, and the occasional toothsome fruit leather.

Experience:
We are looking for writers, reporters, and editors, as well as all-stars in areas such as video, social media, data visualization, animation, and multimedia programming. Candidates are most likely college or j-school grads, with some experience in the field.

How To Apply:
http://grist.org/fellowships/

Additional Details
Location: Seattle
Salary: $2250/month
Full Time: January 2015 to July 2015 (six months)
Deadline: Oct. 10, 2014

Human Rights Fellowship- New York or Washington, DC- Paid
Fellows typically work full-time in Human Rights Watch’s New York or Washington, D.C. office or in some instances in another location.

Fellows monitor human rights developments in various countries, conduct on-site investigations, draft reports on human rights conditions, and engage in advocacy and media outreach aimed at publicizing and curtailing human rights violations. Past fellows have conducted research and advocacy on numerous different issues in countries all over the world. Recent examples include projects on: police corruption and access to justice in Liberia; accessibility for people with disabilities in Russia; youth in solitary confinement in US prisons; hazardous child labor in artisanal gold mining in Tanzania; police abuse of gay men in Kyrgyzstan.

Human Rights Watch is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. Human Rights Watch is an international human rights monitoring and advocacy organization known for its in-depth investigations, its incisive and timely reporting, its innovative and high-profile advocacy campaigns, and its success in changing the human rights-related policies and practices of influential governments and international institutions.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must demonstrate a strong background in international human rights and be committed to building a career in human rights. Research experience, including experience conducting interviews, ideally in the context of human rights research, is required. Field experience in human rights work is strongly desirable.

Applicants must have exceptional analytic skills and excellent oral and written communications skills in English. Proficiency in one language in addition to English is strongly desired as is familiarity with countries or regions where serious human rights violations occur.

Applicants should be highly motivated and well-organized; able to work quickly and well under pressure, both independently and as a member of a team; able to juggle multiple tasks; and able to meet tight deadlines. The fellowship year will require creativity, initiative, perseverance, and flexibility while maintaining HRW’s high methodological standards.

Prospective fellows must be recent graduates of law, journalism, international relations, or other relevant studies, or must provide evidence of significant, comparable, relevant work experience. (Please see our Frequently Asked Questions section on our website for the specific requirements of the various fellowships.)
Fellowships begin in September 2015.

How To Apply:
Applicants are responsible for compiling complete application packets which must include the following:
•cover letter
•resume
•two letters of recommendation
•an unedited, unpublished writing sample (no legal briefs, please)
•an official law or graduate school transcript (applicants currently in one-year graduate programs should supply an undergraduate transcript with a list of their graduate school courses)

Complete applications (including transcripts and recommendations) for 2015-2016 fellowships must be received no later than October 15, 2014.

Applications should be sent by e-mail, under single cover (in one email) and preferably as one PDF file (or, at a minimum, as separate PDF files), to fellowship@hrw.org with the name of the fellowship in the subject line.

Applicants must be available for interviews in New York from late November to mid-December 2014. Inquiries may be directed to fellowship@hrw.org. Please see http://www.hrw.org/about/fellowships for more information.

Additional Details
Location: New York, NY
Salary: $55,000
Full time for one year
Deadline:Oct. 15, 2014

IRTS New York Experience- Paid
The deadline for the 2015 IRTS Summer Fellowship Program is approaching. Eligible students have the chance to participate in an exciting media industry internship in New York City that includes travel, accommodations and an allowance!

Students selected for this highly competitive program learn about opportunities throughout the media industry, in addition to interning at a specific company where skills are matched to a corresponding area of our business. Accomplished students from all majors (including math, liberal arts, computer science, business, marketing, communications, etc.) are encouraged to apply.

Deadline is November 2, 2014.

For detailed eligibility information and to download an application learn more here.

Cronkite-Zocalo Fellowship in Santa Monica- Paid
The Cronkite School is accepting applications for student fellowships in sustainability journalism with Zócalo Public Square at ASU’s new Santa Monica., Calif., bureau.

The fellowships will be offered in the fall of 2014 and continue throughout the year, with students working out of the new Cronkite School bureau in Santa Monica during the fall, spring and summer semesters. Fellows will work up to 40 hours a week for $10 an hour, producing content for the Zócalo website and its media partners, and assisting with Zocalo’s public events. Students also may apply to receive Cronkite internship credit for the fellowship. Students will be responsible for arranging their own housing. The Cronkite School will cover the cost of travel to and from Santa Monica.

Zócalo Public Square, a project of the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University, is a not-for-profit Ideas Exchange that seeks to engage a new, young and diverse generation in the public square through a blend of live events and humanities journalism. It partners with educational, cultural and philanthropic institutions to present free, non-partisan public events and conferences in cities across the U.S. and beyond and to publish original daily journalism that is distributed to more than 100 media outlets nationwide.

Fellows may be graduate or undergraduate Cronkite students with an interest in sustainability, energy, the environment and related fields. Duties include generating story ideas, identifying and working with Zocalo contributors (who include journalists, scholars and non-writers), writing and editing articles for the website, working with media syndicate partners, building audiences for journalism and events through social and other media, and assisting with the planning and execution of public discussions and lectures on current affairs topics. Fellows will work with a small staff of writers and editors who produce new content daily for the website and its media partners and who solicit contributions from diverse people whose voices would otherwise go unheard. Strong editing skills are a must as are curiosity and energy. The successful applicant will be able to generate story ideas off the news that provide a different perspective on current topics and write and edit for voice.
Some evening work is required. Fellows may have the opportunity to travel to Zócalo events in California and around the country. A car is not required but is suggested.

To apply for spring 2015, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong at mike.wong@asu.edu.

The Association for Women In Sports Media Scholarship
Since 1990, AWSM has placed more than 120 female college students interested in sports media careers in paid internships with employers such as Sports Illustrated, ESPN, and some of the country’s most respected daily newspapers.

The winner in the categories of print/online, magazine, broadcast reporting, broadcast production, and public relations will receive a $1,000 scholarship and be placed in a paid internship. Our 2014 interns worked at ESPN, Sports Illustrated, CNN, MLB.com, the Denver Post, the Colorado Springs Gazette, and USA Softball.

Former AWSM interns now work at top media organizations like the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, The Associated Press, The Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and ESPN.

To apply for the scholarship, click here.

PART-TIME MEDIA or VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Phoenix New Times- Freelance Writers Wanted
Chow Bella, Phoenix New Times’ award winning food blog (phxfood.com) is looking for freelance writers. Interested? Take a look at Chow Bella and write to us and tell us why you should be working with us. Please include a resume and links to published work. Send to Amy Silverman at amy.silverman@newtimes.com

Part Time Audio Visual Assistant at Gethsemane Lutheran Church
Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Tempe holds three Church services weekly as well as other special events.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Purpose: Assist the Pastor, worship leaders, and other volunteers with all technical aspects of worship

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Be the primary lead on handling the audio and visual needs of our Sunday morning
services.
• Design and create the projected slides for our contemporary service (currently using
ProPresenter)
• Recruit and train teams of volunteers to run the sound, video and lighting for all three
services.
• Assume overall responsibility for A/V system maintenance and function.
!
Weekly Expectations:
• Participate in the creative process for worship planning.
• Lead the set-up and tear-down teams for rehearsal and worship.
• Participate in rehearsals and worship as sound technician for contemporary service
• Design, and create both the printed and video aids to worship.
• Schedule and ensure adequate coverage of volunteers for technical needs of Sunday
services.
• Perform other duties as requested.

Reports to:
• Senior Pastor
Estimated Time Requirement/Expectation:
• Paid position of 18-20 hours per week

QUALIFICATIONS
Some college or Technical School preferred
Experience with audio boards, multiple microphones and speakers, concert audio experience a plus.
Power Point
Experience with video photography and editing

Contact: 480-839-0906

Radio Station Board Operator
Salem Communications is a leading broadcaster of religious programming and informative talk. The company owns and operates commercial radio stations in major markets throughout the United States. Salem Communications in Phoenix is seeking a qualified Board Operator to perform duties related to running the audio board and automation systems for talk shows and other station programming for our three radio stations, 960 The Patriot, Faithtalk 1360 and Family Values Radio KXXT.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Candidate must have a working knowledge of audio automation systems, phone screener software, audio boards, audio recording equipment, ISDN, and TELCO systems and remote transmitter monitoring equipment. Enco automation experience is helpful.

Candidate must be flexible, organized, and a team-minded individual with good organizational skills. Be able to work with minimal supervision. Good interpersonal skills are a must with the ability to adapt to a changing and challenging environment. Candidate must also be reliable, prompt, have good computer skills, and a minimum of 1 year on-air radio experience.

If you possess these skills please submit your resume to: Chris Llewellyn – Director of Operations and Programming – Cllewellyn@salemphx.com or fax: 602-955-7860.

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