Opportunities 4.8.15

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sports Business Association’s 2nd Annual Symposium
When: Friday, April 10th
Time: 9am-3:30pm
Where: Avnet Room, McCord Hall – Tempe Campus
Attire: Business Casual/Professional (no shorts or t-shirts)
Required RSVP: http://whoozin.com/M9E-R4T-P4PN (limited to first 100 students) It’s FREE to attend!

9-9:30am – Breakfast
9:30-11am – Sports Business Radio Road Show with Arizona Diamondbacks President & CEO, Derrick Hall

11am-12noon – Sponsorship Panel:
Jody Jackson – Moderator, TV Host & Reporter, FOX Sports Arizona
Jay Parry, President & CEO, Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee
Greg McElroy, Associate VP/Chief Business Development Officer, Sun Devil Athletics
Ray Artigue, Founder & President of Artigue Agency
Leonard Edwards, Sr. Director of Corporate Partnerships, Arizona Coyotes
Alan Young, COO, Arizona Sports & Entertainment

12noon – 1pm – Lunch

1pm – 2pm – Digital Media Panel:
Paul Cavisi – Moderator, Sports Broadcaster, KTAR FM/AM, AZ cardinals, & ABC15-TV
Brett Hansen, Director of Communications & Marketing, FOX Sports Arizona
Tim Delaney, VP, Broadcasting & Digital Content, Arizona Cardinals.
Jeramie McPeek, VP, Digital, Phoenix Suns
John Prewitt, Supervisor Social Media, Arizona Diamondbacks
Jodi Elle – VP, Director of Accounts and Consumer Engagements, MOSES

2:15pm-3:15pm – Analytics Panel:
Brett Kurland – Moderator, Professor of Practice & Director, Cronkite News Phoenix Sports Bureau, Walter Cronkite School at ASU
A.J. Maestas, Founder, President, Navigate Research
Marc Appleman, Executive Director, SABR
Angella Hamilton, Digital Integration Specialist, Bonneville Phoenix – KTAR and Arizona Sports
Amin Elhassan, NBA Insider, ESPN
Bryan Minniti – Asst. General Manager, Arizona Diamondbacks

3:15-3:30pm – Closing Remarks

INTERNSHIPS

Summer 2015- Paid Writing Internship at Wick Communications
Wick Communications, a group of small community newspapers in Arizona and elsewhere, will interview students for summer 2015 internships on April 23 here at the Cronkite School. There are full time, paid summer internships.

Wick Communications is a family-owned community media company with newspapers, websites, magazines and specialty publications in 11 states. The home offices are in Sierra Vista, AZ, and publishes newspapers in Arizona, Alaska, California, Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon and South Dakota.

If you want to interview with Wick Communications for an internship, please send a resume and link to your clips to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu by April 15.

Summer 2015- McFarlane Toys Web Marketing/Graphics Intern
McFarlane Toys is seeking an energetic part-time intern who has an interest in working in a dynamic and fast-paced marketing department for a premier action figure company in Tempe, AZ.

Responsibilities include:
-Archiving website content into new web Content Management System (CMS) which includes but is not limited to: products, news stories and blog posts.
-Assist with writing copy for various marketing vehicles.
-Assist with editing and formatting images for website, and marketing materials.
-Assist with general administration duties including preparing materials, proofing marketing copy, distributing mailings and filing.
-Organizing digital files, folders and projects.
-Participate in weekly Marketing meetings.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
•A marketing, communications, public relations, graphic design, or related field college student in his/her junior or senior year.
•Able to navigate a PC and Mac platform.
•Experience working with Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word & Excel.
•Experience working with InDesign a plus
•Experience working with digital images, copy and layout.
•Familiarity with WordPress CMS (preferred, not required).
•Excellent file management skills.
•Strong writing and proofreading experience.
•Ability to multitask and work across multiple company divisions.
•Dependable and mature person with strong organizational skills.

Benefits of internship include:
-First hand exposure to various roles within a lead toy manufacturing and comic publishing marketing department.
-The opportunity to develop web, marketing, and technical skills.
-The opportunity to apply scholastic, creative and organizational skills in a working environment and learn marketable skills for the transition from college life to professional career.
-The opportunity to earn college credit (depends upon degree program).
-McFarlane Toys requires a minimum of 12 hours per week per semester or summer term. A set schedule would be ideal, but can be flexible.

Contact: Cloudia Dame Cdame@mcfarlane.com

Summer 2015 Internship- Fleurcom Group
Join the high-energy FleurComGroup team! Earn a coveted insider’s view of the Southwest’s highest profile events, concerts, tours, culinary showcases and more. Participate in developing compelling content for news coverage and social media. FCG is a boutique public relations/social media firm in North Scottsdale. Interns are respected members of the team who gain hands-on skills, and accountable for real deliverables. Opportunities for full-time employment. Visit http://www.FleurComGroup.com, on Facebook and Twitter @FleurComGroupPR

Required: Solid newswriting [news releases] and snappy phone skills. A good understanding of what is newsworthy; research and social media skills important. Winning attributes: inquisitive, tenacious. Eager to learn, contribute and participate.

Interns receive an expense allowance.
CONTACT: Cynthia@fleurcomgroup.com

Summer 2015 Internship- Video and Editing Local Lawyer Guide
Description: Production interns will: Help coordinate and organize corporate and studio shoots; help out on various shoots as production assistant with audio, lighting, camera-work, logging, etc.; assist in production training workshops; assist in various post-production efforts from editing to motion graphics.

Qualifications: LLG is searching for a well-organized, self-motivated individual with confidence, excellent communication skills, and a professional demeanor. Applicants should have an understanding of computer hardware. Some post-production, NLE and interactive media experience preferred, especially Adobe CC Experience, After Effects, Premiere, exporting formats for multiple distribution web platforms and a passion for independent media is a plus.

How to apply: Please provide current resume and cover letter.

Contact: Niko Pigott
Director of Media Production niko@locallawyerguide.com

Medical School Seeks Communications Star for Paid Internship
Interested in medicine, healthcare or cutting-edge research? We invite you to be our communications intern!

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix seeks a vibrant intern who is enrolled or recently graduated from a college department of journalism, public relations, communications or related field. The intern will assist the University Relations office with execution of communications efforts of college’s programs, faculty, students and events. Responsibilities include writing feature stories for the website, generating compelling news releases, updating collateral materials/web content, making media pitches and much more! Learn more about our award-winning communications team at: http://phoenixmed.arizona.edu.

This is a 16-20 hour a week position that pays $10 per hour.

***Our last student intern stayed onboard for an entire school year – then we hired her for a full-time position after she graduated.

***We are looking for a hard-working, self-starter that will become our own campus reporter.

To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to Barbara Quinlan at bquinlan@email.arizona.edu.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities
-Skill to coordinate several events simultaneously.
-Ability to effectively communicate.
-Ability to write news style articles, campus newsletters, promotional style pieces.
-Skill in event planning logistics and customer service.
-Knowledge in social media and web-based communications.
-Knowledge in media pitching and development of story ideas promoting the College.

Outstanding University of Arizona benefits include options for PPO/EPO medical and dental, life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave and 10 holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for employee and qualified family members; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System, and more.
Duties and Responsibilities

*Responsibilities include writing feature stories for the website, generating compelling news releases, updating collateral materials/web content, and making media pitches.
*Meets with students and faculty to conduct journalism-style interviews that can be used for the website and distributed to media outlets.

*Performs functions related to event planning such as tracking event attendance, coordinating logistics with facilities management and promoting the event through traditional public relations channels.
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications
This position requires a student worker be enrolled or recently graduated from a college department of journalism, public relations, communications or related field.

Additional Minimum Qualifications —
Preferred Qualifications
Standard Pre-Employment Screening The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history.
What kind of criminal background check is required for this position? This position is non-security sensitive and requires a name-based criminal background check
Supplemental Pre-Employment Screening None
Job Category Administrative and Professional Intern

Summer 2015 – Communications Internship- LifeLock
Founded in 2005— LifeLock gives people the confidence to live freely in an always-connected world. With more than three million members, we’re committed to providing our customers peace of mind amid the growing threat of identity theft. At our core, we’re in the business of helping make a positive impact on people’s lives.

With locations in Arizona and California, LifeLock is a growing, performance-driven company that helps our employees follow their career passions. Our teams work at the forefront of the identity-theft protection industry, using and developing next-generation technology to help protect consumers against identity fraud before damage can be done to their identity.

What You’ll Do
LifeLock has an opportunity for a summer intern in Employee Communications. The intern will assist the team in the effective, timely development and distribution of internal communications and support a variety of other projects to improve the employee experience.

The Day to Day
-Assist with content development for communication channels, including the intranet, digital screens, email newsletters and employee meetings
-Assist with administrative tasks for a variety of employee communications initiatives, projects and events
-Other tasks as assigned

Are We a Match
-This position will be part-time and will be up to 29 hours per week.
-Junior or senior working towards a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or a related major
-Familiar with, or ability to learn quickly, the various software tools used in Corporate Communications including SharePoint, PowerPoint, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
-Able to work closely with teammates, leaders and internal customers in a productive, yet respectful way to meet deadlines and complete projects
-Skilled at managing time in order to complete projects and tasks efficiently
-Self-starter who can establish new relationships, track down needed information and find innovative solutions

Additional Information
This brief summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.

More info and application instructions can be found here

Summer 2015- Arizona Public Service Company PV Nuclear Plant Communications and Video Intern
APS is seeking 2-3 seasonal interns for this summer at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station. Two positions are to be filled by Palo Verde Communications — one intern would work with the editorial team and one would work with the video production team. A third intern will work with the Palo Verde Security organization to help them improve their organizational communications.

Compensation for interns at APS is dependent on last year of school completed, ranging from $14 per hour for students who have completed their Freshman year to $24 per hour for those who have completed a Master’s Degree. Transportation to the Palo Verde Nuclear generating Station is provided for interns.

To apply, go to https://careers.pinnaclewest.com/, register in the system, and then click on Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Summer Internship under Search and Apply. For more information, contact Communications Director Mark Fallon at 623-393-5059 or Mark.Fallon@aps.com.

Summer 2015- College Lifestyles™
Online magazine that reaches students across the U.S. and abroad and focuses on healthy lifestyles, student leaders, budget fashion, Greek life and professional life. College Lifestyles™ was founded in 2008 by Shelly Marie Redmond, a registered dietitian, founder of Skinny Louisiana, author of “Eat Well and Be Fabulous” and an alumna of the Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority.

For the summer 2015 semester, CL is looking for writers, social media gurus and PR pros.

While this is an unpaid internship, it is an experience unlike any other. We are not a “make copies and get coffee” internship. We are an internship for students who want to gain experience outside of the classroom. We are also virtual – no relocation required.

Writers
·Pitch article topics for editorial calendar development
·Write 1+ article per week
·Learn/develop WordPress skills
·Learn/develop AP Style, grammar and magazine writing skills
·Promote work on social media
·Develop editing skills
·Learn to work on an editorial team

Social Media Gurus
·Promote CL articles on social media
·Promote/forecast trends on social media
·Analyze social media statistics
·Learn/develop Facebook skills, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, Google+, LinkedIn and Polyvore skills
·Develop writing skills

Public Relations, Advertising and Marketing Pros
·Promote CL to high schools, colleges and corporations
·Develop CL outreach materials and emails
·Learn/develop marketing research skills
·Develop writing skills

Contact: info@collegelifestyles.org

Summer 2015 Office of Congressman Ruben Gallego Social and Digital Media Intern
The Social and Digital Media Intern will play an active role the development of Congressman Ruben Gallego’s online community. Under the supervision of the Director of Communications, the intern will maintain the Congressman’s presence on various social media platforms and help create and publish content that is relevant to our constituency. He/she will regularly analyze and report on the activity on social media networks as well as the Congressmans website. He/she will also assist in maintaining the District Office archive of digital images, videos, and other content. The intern will learn how to reach communities, and promote events or programs through the internet and gain experience in social media platforms and the tools used to assess their performance.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Social Media
 Updates Facebook and Twitter accounts.
 Responds to posts or comments to bring value to user’s interactions with Congressman
Gallego.
 Posts news and announcements in a timely manner
 Post and interacts with local or relevant organizations and interest groups.
 Performs research to find articles, stories, resources, or other content that is relevant to
our constituency and posts it to our social networks in a manner that invites conversation
and interaction.
 Updates social media accounts with current and relevant photos, video, or other content
from activities and events by the Office of Congressman Gallego.
 Grows Congressman Gallego’s online social networks by increasing fan-base and
interactions.
 Completes other social media projects as assigned.
Digital Media
 Uploads photos and videos to the appropriate server or DropBox account.
 Organizes digital images according to purpose (print or web) and designated program
categories.
 Completes other digital media projects as assigned.
 Research
 Regularly observes the online activity of model organizations researches and reports on
“social media best practices”.
 Completes other research projects as assigned.
Analytics and Reporting
 Uses Facebook Insights to assess trends and activity on Congressman Gallego’s Facebook page.
 Under the supervision of the Director of Communications, reviews data on the performance of social media platforms and adjusts plans or strategies to optimize reach.

REQUIREMENTS
• Creative self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration.
• Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Experience with Microsoft applications, basic photo-editing software, and internet
browsers.
• Experience with Photoshop and InDesign a plus.
• Familiarity and facility with mainstream social media platforms, including but not limited
to Facebook,
• Twitter,
• Available to work 15 hours per week. ELIGIBILITY
• This internship is open to current college students.
• College credit may be arranged.

To Apply, Please Contact Gloria Galeno, Congressional District Coordinator with the Office of Congressman Ruben Gallego.

Address: 411 N. Central Avenue Phoenix, Arizona 85004, Suite 150 Email: Gloria.Galeno@mail.house.gov District Main :(602)256-0551

Summer 2015- WireBuzz Video Marketing
WireBuzz is seeking a talented, highly-motivated video marketing intern to join our marketing team. The position requires excellent communication skills, strong computer skills across multiple software platforms, and a willingness to work in a fast-paced environment to meet client deadlines.

The position will find, edit and post material using WordPress, and then push it socially via Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Google+ as needed to support client campaigns and/or corporate programs. This role will also function to support the sales team.

Responsibilities:
-Post content on WordPress, creating an article around a particular video clip
-Manage and grow audience on social platforms: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google
-Conduct research related to new media, social marketing strategy, and the competitive landscape
-Seek, edit, and post relevant content through contributors in order to meet monthly goals
-Ensure that content is posted via Facebook, Google+, YouTube, Twitter and through partner sites
-Engage with our audience on social channels and review monthly metrics
-Create images for social media purposes
-Conduct outreach to potential contributors to maintain a steady flow of relevant content
– Sales lead contact management: Secure contact information from prospective companies, input into our CRM
This position manages the campaigns for the entire lifecycle of a video clip, including editorial oversight, to keep the campaign running smoothly. He or she must be extremely passionate and knowledgeable about social media marketing, plus have an innate ability to see projects to their completion, meet deadlines and multitask.

Ideal candidates are…
• Creative, highly organized self-starters
• Independent strategic thinkers
• Resourceful, able to research, discover and execute tasks without ongoing supervision
• Focused, responsible and able to make real contributions to the business

About WireBuzz:
WireBuzz develops strategically-optimized video marketing campaigns that help our clients meet their goals. We work with our clients’ content to enrich their message, reach their target audience more effectively, and apply rapidly evolving internet technology to their best advantage. We integrate online video into our clients marketing strategy to improve search engine optimization, audience engagement, and sales conversions. Our highly-customized video content marketing strategy capitalizes on the intrinsic advantages of video to maximize our clients’ return on investment and ensure successful brand positioning.
Contact:
For consideration please submit your resume to Christina Romero

Summer 2015- PR Internship Eight/Arizona PBS
Writing social media posts for on-air programming/tune-in related and for events and various other types of special promotions, including posts for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest and Google+. Assist with writing press releases, updating media lists, and producing measurement reports. Join brainstorm sessions for ideas on interactive socmed posts, and join in attending internal planning meetings and possibly meetings with media and/or promotional partners, etc. Provide additional support to CS Asst. 3 position, including assisting with the proofing/updating of azpbs.org web pages and related Web projects. With supervision, may also be asked to assist with updating program descriptions, online pressroom, online video, and various social media projects. Working knowledge of YouTube, social media platforms, Hootsuite and basic HTML are desired. Some knowledge of CSS, Photoshop, Dreamweaver and web video processes a plus. Good PR writing, editing and proofing skills are essential and knowledge of AP style is important. Should be detail-oriented, organized and have the ability to work well with others.

Contact: Colleen Pierce

Summer 2015- Marketing and Communications Internship Phoenix Arts and Culture
The Marketing and Communications intern works directly with the executive director of the Office of Arts and Culture and the Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission’s Marketing Committee to develop and maintain the organization’s public communications programs.

Duties include:
-Participate in the review of content for the Office of Arts and Culture web site (phoenix.gov/arts)
-Research and organize content for Facebook postings
-Maintain and monitor Facebook postings and Twitter feeds
-Maintain YouTube page
-Develop Instagram program
-Participate in the writing of press releases
-Other research projects as assigned
-Other general office duties as assigned

Qualifications
-Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
-Must be computer literate; knowledge of HTML and graphic design a plus
-Excellent writing skills
-Self-motivated, good organization skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize and multi-task

Contact: Gail Browne

Summer 2015- Find Your Influence Marketing Internships
About Find Your Influence
As one of the Valley’s leading technology start-ups, Find Your Influence is a full-service influencer marketing automation platform designed to help brands connect with current and prospective in authentic ways.

Find your Influence connects brands with social superstars—bloggers, vloggers, Tweeters and anyone else with a substantial social following. Our patented platform allows brands to create campaigns, leverage the right influencers, target a readership and track results.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Find Your Influence (FYI) Director, Engagement, the Marketing Services Coordinator (Intern) position will be responsible for supporting the deployment of projects and tactics in support of FYI’s marketing objectives.

Primary Responsibilities
•Create, deliver, edit, and optimize marketing materials, including sell sheets, case studies and PPT presentations
•Ensure that all outbound messages are supportive of and consistent with marketing strategies
•Supervise social media outreach through content delivery on the company’s LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook platforms
•Coordinate and deliver email campaigns to target lists through email automation platforms
•Provide support to marketing department
•Support content syndication efforts through the writing, editing and publishing of press releases, media relations content, case studies, white papers, social media content, and speaking proposals
•Research media coverage and industry trends to ensure FYI maintains an industry leadership position
•Manage the creation, deployment and reporting of customer surveys
•Other duties as assigned by the FYI Director, Engagement

Contact: Rob Stevenson

CONTESTS

Design Contest
SocialWhirled, the leading digital campaign publishing platform, is hosting a contest to encourage designers, including student designers, to showcase their talents by creating digital marketing campaign frameworks that can be accepted into the SocialWhirled library and then utilized by brands and their agencies of record. The contest is open to a wide range of individuals including graphic designers, college students, marketers and more. Organizations can download a designer’s work on SocialWhirled’s self-serve platform to launch their own campaigns. Each campaign includes an analytic dashboard enhancing targeting and allowing real-time ROI measurements. Beyond a grand prize of $2,000 and a $500 people’s choice award, designers will earn $100 (see terms and conditions-link) each time their canvas is selected and deployed. Participants will be notified via email if their design has been accepted in the library. When the contest concludes, designers still have the opportunity to take part in the royalty ecosystem.

Contests
Theme: Automotive
Duration: Mar. 31-May 30
Voting: Mar. 31-June 6
Winners announced on June 9

Theme: Holiday
Duration: July 15-Sept. 15
Voting: July 15-Sept. 18
Winners announced on Sept. 22

Theme: Restaurants
Duration: Oct. 5-Dec. 4
Voting: Oct. 5-Dec. 8
Winners announced on Dec. 11

Here is the official release

The contest url: designacanvas.socialwhirled.com

Photo Contest- Crowder Award
The Cronkite School is accepting submissions for the sixth annual Greg Crowder Memorial Photojournalism Award Contest.
Deadline: Monday, April 20, 2015

Entry requirements:
-Submit six to eight photographs that show a range of abilities and subjects. Photos may include breaking news, portraits, features and sports.
-Photos must have been taken between March 15 2014 and April 15, 2014.
-Provide a CD or a URL with your photos.
-Provide a complete caption for each photo submitted.
-Photos may not be altered digitally, except as allowed under the Society of Professional Journalists ethics standards.
-The contest is open to all Cronkite students who have taken at least six journalism credits.
-Entries should be submitted to Associate Dean Kristin Gilger at kristin.gilger@asu.edu or at Cronkite Suite 302 by 6 p.m. on April 20, 2015.

The winning photographer will receive a $1,000 award, and his or her work will be prominently displayed in the Cronkite School for a year. Honorable mentions are awarded at the discretion of the judges.

The winners of the 2015 contest will be announced at the school’s student awards ceremony on May 1, from 2-3 p.m. in the First Amendment Forum, and a reception to honor the winners will be held at the beginning of the fall 2015 semester.

Questions? Contact Associate Dean Kristin Gilger at 602.496.9448 or kristin.gilger@asu.edu

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Washington Week Fellowship for May graduates- PBS
Do you have a passion for journalism, new media and public television? The Washington Week Fellowship for emerging journalists is a six-month, paid position where you can gain hands-on, real-world experience working on “Washington Week with Gwen Ifill,” the longest running news and public affairs program on PBS. The program is seeking news junkies who are creative and have strong attention to detail. Journalism and political science graduates are preferred but not required.

For consideration, please send a cover letter, 2 letters of recommendation, and resume to hr@weta.org or visit www.weta.org for the full job description and online application.

Application deadline is Monday, April 27, 2015 (12A EST). In-person or Skype interviews will be conducted the week of May 4th. Notifications will be made the week of May 4th.

WETA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Stanford Chen Internship Grant
Stanford Chen Internship Grant: $1,750 available to offset education costs for college juniors, seniors and graduate students in journalism. The application deadline for this internship grant is April 12, 2015.

Broadcast News Internship Grants
Apply to the 2015 Broadcast News Internship Grants for a chance to be awarded up to $1,000 toward your summer internship expenses. These two AAJA Broadcast News Grants support Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) pursuing journalism careers in broadcasting, an industry where AAPIs continue to be underrepresented. The deadline to apply is Sunday, April 19.

The Print and Online News Internship Grant
Supports Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) pursuing journalism careers in print and online news, where AAPIs continue to be underrepresented. We encourage all college students who have secured a 2015 summer internship to apply for the grant to help defray living costs. The William Woo Internship Fund will award one student $1,000. The deadline to apply is Sunday, April 19

Anna Chenneault Scholarship
$5,000 available to college students who are passionate about journalism. This grant pays for educational costs and travel to the 2015 AAJA National Convention in San Francisco. Deadline to apply is Sunday May 3.

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 summer 2015 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 summer 2015, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong at mike.wong@asu.edu. Deadline is April 16.

To apply for fall 2015, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong at mike.wong@asu.edu. Deadline is June 1..

PART-TIME PAID POSITIONS OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteer- Pac-12 Network Shoot
Pac-12 Networks is looking for a volunteer to work as a second camera with them on some athlete features they are shooting at ASU Thursday April 9 and Friday April 10. Should be a volunteer who has completed JMC 345. Interested?

Contact: Brett Kurland bkurland@asu.edu

PT Layout Editor at Phoenix New times
This person will help produce layout for the print and online versions of the paper and assist and support the art director.

Applicants must have intermediate-level experience in the usage of Adobe CS software (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat), an eye for good typography, photography, illustration, and tight design skills. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication, organizational and conceptual skills and the ability to juggle several projects at once in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Previous page layout, editorial design and web experience is preferred but not essential.

This is a part-time position (up to 20 hours per week). Days needed: Monday (six hours), Tuesday (10 hours), Friday (four hours). To apply, contact artjobs@newtimes.com

Social Media Specialist- RentLinx
Professional, Part Time, Superstar Social Media Specialist!
Compensation: $10-15 per hour

In this role, you will be responsible for social media as well as writing press releases, and other marketing related tasks. The majority of your time will be spent creating and communicating with existing and potential new clients, via Facebook, Twitter, blogs, message boards and other social media outlets. You will be assisting the sites on their role with social media as well. You will research and create accounts for the properties on other sites.

We are a property management company that has properties in 5 states and expanding into the Southwest. Our office is located in the Paradise Valley Mall area.

This position is an ON-SITE position. Our hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (M-F) so will want the hours to be within that time frame. (Can be flexible as position and responsibilities becomes more established)

Additional duties may include work on marketing related tasks and suggesting other related digital marketing concepts.

Qualifications:
•Must be a Sophomore or above in College
•Proficient in social media platforms and skills (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
•High attention to detail, Ability to multi-task and Quick learner
•Excellent communication skills including excellent spelling/grammar skills (both verbal and written)
•Possess a “can do” attitude and believes anything is possible with the right focus.

If you meet these qualifications and are interested in applying please send the following information:

1.Your resume
2.Tell us why you are a Social Media Superstar and why we should hire you.
3.What tools and process do you like to use to measure results from social media and what metrics do you consider important when measuring the return on investment from social media marketing?
4.What hours that best work with your classes.

TO APPLY:
Email this information to:krelyea@nlrmanagement.com
In the subject line put: Superstar Social Media Specialist

Research Department-Arizona Commerce Authority – Phoenix, AZ
The Arizona Commerce Authority is seeking to hire paid, part-time students to help update our community profiles for the 91 incorporated cities and towns in the state.

The current profiles may be found here: http://www.azcommerce.com/locate/community-profiles

Work will entail:
-Contacting community leaders in each of the incorporated cities and towns and providing the current profile (narrative and contact information only) for their review. For any community that does not have a profile, the intern would work with ACA Research staff to help community leaders create one.
-Tracking communication with each community.
-Updating the narrative and contact information for each profile in accordance with input from the communities.
-Entering updated information in an ACA-provided spreadsheet.
-Verifying factual information in the profile narratives (e.g. median home prices, major employers in an area, number of golf courses, etc.).

Qualified candidates will:
-Have experience gathering information from people by phone and email.
-Have excellent time management and record keeping skills.
-Have top-notch verbal and written communication skills (including grammar and style).
-Be very detail oriented.
-Be familiar with Microsoft Excel.
-Be familiar with Arizona’s communities, particularly its rural communities.
-Preference will be given to graduate students in a relevant field, but undergraduates also are welcome to apply.

Interns will begin as soon as possible and are expected to work 20-25 hours per week in the ACA office in downtown Phoenix. Positions are anticipated to conclude on or before June 30, 2105. Pay is $10 an hour.

ACA is accepting applications and reviewing them on a rolling basis. Applications must include a cover letter that highlights experience with similar projects, a resume and two writing samples of no more than 500 words each. Please submit these materials by email to Kimberly Barzar (ACA’s Director, Human Resources/Procurement) at kimb@azcommerce.com. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

If you have any questions about the project, please contact Shawn Neidorf, (Director, Research) at (602) 845-1281 or shawnn@azcommerce.com.

Student Government Jobs
Position: Chief of Staff
Stipend Amount: $3,000.00
Purpose: The Chief of Staff reports directly to the Executives of USGD. Leads the operations of the office and ensures that members of staff are efficient and productive.
Duties:
· Manages and runs staff meetings.
· In charge of holding all Directors responsible to be competent for their roles. This includes, but is not limited to, all Directors completing all necessary trainings to prepare themselves.
· Must keep track of calendars for all personnel, mandate that all calendars be updated, and maintain an updated personal calendar that is shared with designated staff member to allow for the coordination of meetings
· Holds the officers of USGD accountable of their duties.
· Assists Executives with their activities and operations.
· Ensures the staff is efficient and productive.
· Collects and compiles weekly reports from each department of USGD.
· Acting as ombudsman for any complaints within the Departments of USGD.
· Hold 6 weekly office hours.
· Required Meetings:
o Presidents’ Meetings.
o Executive Board Meetings.
o Senate Meetings.
o Other necessary meetings when notice is given in appropriate time.
Skills/Qualifications: Leadership experience, abilities to hold people accountable, excellent organizational skills, computers, time management, and communication skills.

Contact: Corina Tapscott crtapsco@asu.edu

Position: Senate President
Stipend Amount: $2,000.00
Purpose: The Senate President is a role elected from the Senators that is in charge of the Senate. This comes with a raise of $1,000, but also with the responsibilities of maintaining the order of the Senate and the success of all Senate projects. Additionally, the Senate President serves as the chief liaison between the Executive Board and the Senate.
Duties:
· Responsible for making sure that every senator is fulfilling their duties.
· Responsible for knowing and understanding Robert’s Rules.
· Works with the rest of the Executive Board as the information connection between the Senate and the Executive Board
· Must run Senate meetings with authority to ensure efficiency.
· Leads by example.
· Be dedicated to student government and its pursuits.
· Keep a professional attitude.
· Be able to manage role of both senator and Executive Board.
· All duties of Senators.
· Required Meetings:
o Presidents’ Meetings.
o Executive Board Meetings.
o Chairing Senate Meetings.
o Chairing Senate Leadership Meetings.
o Chairing Caucus Meetings.
o Two Committee’s Meetings.

Contact: Corina Tapscott crtapsco@asu.edu

NAHJ Student Project
This opportunity gives twelve students an intensive, week-long submersion in a newsroom experience during NAHJ’s national conference. Students work alongside professionals in the field to produce stores for the Latino Reporter Digital.

Students will work as reporters, photographers, producers, writers and multimedia journalists to provide coverage in English and Spanish of the convention and other news concerning the Latino community.

Click for more info on the NAHJ Student Project. Deadline is April 30.

Eight/Arizona PBS PR Student Writer – Creative Services Assistant 3 – (paid position)
Job requisition ID: 12005BR
Apply online

Eight/Arizona PBS Digital Media – Creative Services Assistant 3 – (paid position)
Job requisition ID: 12002BR
Apply online

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