Opportunities 4.12.16

ANNOUNCEMENTS

AAJA VOICE Program
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is accepting applications for the 2016 VOICES program, open to current college students, graduate students and recent grads.

The program will take place August 8 – 13 during the week of the 2016 AAJA National Convention in Las Vegas. VOICES is a multimedia journalism training fellowship for college and graduate students, where they will be mentored by professional journalists and be expected to produce and complete news assignments at the 2016 convention. Transportation, convention registration and hotel expenses will be covered for the students selected.

Visit AAJA VOICES for more information. Students of all races and ethnicities are encouraged to apply by the extended application deadline of Sunday, April 17 11:59 PM PT.

CNBC Business Journalism Workshop
CNBC is thrilled to be hosting its first invitation-only educational workshop focused on business journalism at the 2016 NABJ and NAHJ Annual Convention and 2016 AAJA National Convention. This workshop is targeted to entry-level convention attendees from the Class of 2016 as well as recent college and post-graduates who are current NABJ, NAHJ, and/or AAJA members and are registered for one of the 2016 Conventions. Convention attendees will need to apply to be invited to the workshop.

Invited workshop attendees may have an opportunity to pursue further employment opportunities within CNBC. By applying to attend this workshop, applicants are also applying for a position as a CNBC Business News Associate. At the end of each session, three workshop attendees will be invited to visit CNBC Global Headquarters to interview for a job as a CNBC Business News Associate.

Our workshop, Break Into Business News: How to Get Hired at CNBC, will feature:

-A panel of seasoned CNBC professionals describing their roles at the network and sharing how CNBC’s guiding principles and best practices influence their work as business journalists
-An interactive breaking news simulation designed to teach the concepts, skills, and techniques CNBC professionals utilize daily to break down complex information about business, markets, and the economy
-Individual interviews with CNBC professionals

To request an application to this free workshop, interested applicants should send their resumes and contact info to biznewsassociate@cnbc.com by April 22, 2016. We will review submitted resumes and send applications to eligible candidates. Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we regret that we will only be able to send applications to attend the workshop to those in whom we have interest. Completed applications must be submitted to CNBC via email no later than 5:00 PM ET June 3, 2016.

Please note that applicants’ membership in NABJ, NAHJ, and/or AAJA and 2016 convention registration are subject to verification, and applicants are responsible for their registration and travel costs to the 2016 NABJ and NAHJ Annual Convention or the 2016 AAJA National Convention. CNBC will have the sole discretion on the selection process. Applicants must possess all of the basic qualifications and eligibility requirements for the CNBC Business News Associate Program.

Greg Crowder Memorial Photojournalism Award Contest
The Cronkite School is accepting submissions for the seventh annual Greg Crowder Memorial Photojournalism Award Contest. This is your chance to gain recognition (and a $1,000 award) for your photography. In addition, the winning photographer’s work will be prominently displayed in the Cronkite School for a year. Honorable mentions are awarded at the discretion of a professional panel of judges.

The contest is open to all Cronkite students who have taken at least six journalism credits. We have made entering as easy as possible:
-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 April 15, 2015 and April 15, 2016. Photos do not have to be published.
-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.

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 25, 2016.

The winners of the 2016 contest will be announced before the end of this semester, and a reception to honor the winners will be held at the beginning of the fall 2016 semester.

INTERNSHIPS

Summer or Fall 2016- CW6 Production Internship
The CW6 is looking for self-motivated students to become part of the newest TV affiliate in Phoenix offering local news programming. Students will work this summer and fall as production hands for the CW6-KASW and it’s newly launched news programming “The 60 Second Download”. Student interns will work with a professional staff to learn studio set-up, teleprompter, audio, directing and technical directing production of news briefs. Experience is a plus. Qualified applicants should have a great work ethic and a positive attitude. “The 60 Second Download” tapes at the Cronkite School weekdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Interested students must be able to complete at least one full shift weekly. This is not a paid position, however students who excel with the CW6 will be considered first when paid student production and MMJ positions become available. As a member of a professional news organization student workers and unpaid interns will be expected to work through school holidays.
You must be a Cronkite Student to be considered.

Interested applicants contact

Hailey Frances
Executive Producer and Host of “The 60 Second Download”

Summer 2016- Communications Internship at Copperpoint Insurance- PAID
CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company is seeking a motivated Communications Intern to join our organization. This is a paid opportunity for a college student pursuing a degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations or Marketing to acquire experience and build their portfolio using traditional, social media and digital tools for an organization of insurance professionals.

This position will require a working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and LinkedIn; knowledge of other platforms, which also may be part of the social media mix (i.e., WordPress), is a plus. Journalism, public relations and marketing skills, including adherence to Associated Press guidelines, also are required.

Responsibilities:
•Implement and manage social media campaigns
•Take pictures of events, share on social media
•Attend business meetings to research topics for OnPoint, the company’s news intranet for employees
•Write blog posts and news releases on workplace safety topics as directed by supervisors
•Assist with planning and staffing of employee events
•Support community volunteer events as needed
•Attend news planning and/or department marketing meetings, if possible

Required Qualifications:
•Junior or Senior in college
•Proficient in Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and LinkedIn
•Strategic communications skills; business communications skills a plus
•Proficient writing skills and knowledge of Associated Press reporting style
•Professionalism and punctuality
•Self-motivated
•Creative
•Bilingual (English and Spanish) a plus
•Excellent writing and communication skills

Hours:
•20 hours/week for 10 weeks, at $15 per hour
•Weekly meetings with supervisor(s) to monitor progress
•Ability to work at events

To apply, contact Julie Igo, Communications Manager and use “Corporate Communications Intern” in subject line.

About CopperPoint Insurance Companies:
•Rated A- “Excellent” by A.M. Best, is the state’s premier provider of workers’ compensation insurance
•Headquartered in downtown Phoenix
•Promotes a culture of workplace safety statewide via partnerships and training
•In 2014, CopperPoint employees reported more than 5,500 hours of volunteer time
•Four-time winner, Best Places to Work
•Named an Arizona Most Admired Company and a Valley’s Healthiest Employer

Summer 2016- Full Time Internship at Dynamynd- PAID
Marketing and Development Intern
Summary: Dynamynd Inc., a Scottsdale based software and technology company has an opportunity for a summer internship. The Dynamynd Intern will be a part of a project-focused and creative team that directly influences and executes key business initiatives. Interns will work on a small team of committed people often including the CEO. Applicants must be highly motivated, able to multi-task often without much notice and thrive in a start-up environment. This is your opportunity to help a few great thinkers make a huge difference in the world by contributing your proven problem-solving abilities as an individual performer and productive team member.

To be considered all applications must include a cover letter.

Responsibilities:
•Assist in the development and implementation of marketing initiatives reaching non-profit organizations nationwide
•Execute the distribution of materials and products
•Perform research tasks as assigned
•Review data and participate in its evaluation
•Assist in the development of initiatives to drive sales
•Conduct internet communication with non-profits and other organizations nationwide
•Join in on product development meetings for existing and upcoming products
•Other duties may be assigned

Qualifications:
•Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university
•Excellent written communication skills
•Great creative-problem solving skills
•Strong Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
•Knowledgeable and skilled with technology
•Terrific ability to multi-task multiple assignments/projects

Summer 2016- CNN LA News- PAID
Job # 152027BR
Duties: Summer 2016 CNN-LA NEWS INTERNSHIP: Interns will have the opportunity to observe, participate in and learn about what goes on in the news division at a major newsgathering organization during our Summer Session (MAY-AUG). The CNN-Los Angeles Bureau supports the daily needs of news producers, correspondents, editors and other support staff. Interns will be working at logging/filing video, transcribing field interviews, researching stories/information related to current events/people in the news (as assigned), assisting with teleprompters, assisting with field shoots as needed. Responsibilities also include assisting in editing and describing video; answering phones and participating in various newsroom and production activities.

Qualifications: Preferred candidates will match the following criteria: 1) should be an enrolled college junior, senior or grad student (i.e. STUDENTS MUST BE ENROLLED IN SCHOOL DURING THE TIME OF THIS INTERNSHIP); 2) have at least a 3.0 GPA and should have a strong interest in journalism, broadcasting, communications and/or the news industry; 3) be available to commit to at least eight (8) weeks and no more than twelve (12) weeks; 4) be proficient in basic computer skills and applications and be comfortable using Windows XP platforms; 5) should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Interns must be comfortable working alone and within a team. Familiarity with basic research skills using online search engines and databases is a plus.

Apply today.

Summer 2016- PR Internship- Junk In the Trunk Vintage Market
The media exposure Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market is experiencing is exciting! We generate a long list of television appearances, radio hits, magazine features, and blog mentions for each of our events or publicity pitches. If you are pursuing a career in public relations or journalism, an internship with our business would be a great addition to your resume. We provide the opportunity to pitch to media, assist with media relations, front row seat to appearances/interviews, fantastic material for your portfolio, great team atmosphere, coaching, and feedback. You provide incredible writing skills, knowledge of Arizona and California media markets, ability to meet deadlines, creative “outside the box” thinking, self-motivation and teachable spirit.

Reports To: Supervisor/Mentor
Michelle Fortin, Director of Communications

Responsibilities of Position: (tasks of positions)
Assist Director of Communications with writing and distribution of press releases, maintaining press contacts, making pitches and managing exposure of brand.

Expectations:
Our expectations are that our interns are punctual, courteous, and attentive. We operate as a team and working from our office with us is essential. Deadlines must be met.

As an intern, you will have the opportunity to participate in the following:
Administrative: Support organization initiatives by tracking and reporting media coverage, maintaining media lists, following up with media pitches and other duties as assigned.
Media Relations: Write media materials including news releases and calendar announcements for distribution to local and national media. Pitch stories to key media and secure placement in publications that reach targeted audiences.

Compensation:
Internships are unpaid and can be for college credit ( if applicable).

Please forward resumes and cover letters to: michelle@junkinthetrunkvintagemarket.com

Summer 2016- Photo Internship in Gallup, New Mexico-PAID
The Gallup Independent, a 12,300/day, six-day per week print and online paper is a regional paper and covers much of northwest New Mexico and northeast Arizona including the Navajo Nation, Zuni Pueblo and Hopi Pueblo.

We are seeking a hardworking and enthusiastic photography intern to cover news, sports and features for the summer months. The term of internship will depend on student availability but we’d expect them to start soon after the spring semester finishes and work until they are ready to return for fall. Current students or recent graduates will be considered. It is a full-time 40hr/week internship and pay is $10/hour.

Please send portfolio, cover letter and resume to me via email at gallup.photo@gmail.com or by mail to:

Gallup Independent
Attn: Cable Hoover
500 N 9th Street
Gallup, NM 87301

A reference letter is encouraged but not required.

Summer 2016 DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: JR+ Only
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK (Two full work days/week)
TYPE: UNPAID

The marketing intern will work with the marketing department at Desert Botanical Garden as a brand journalist to curate stories of the Garden – research, conservation, exhibition, education and events – through multi-media packages. This position would work closely with Garden staff to deliver the stories for blogs, articles, on video, and for social media and email. We are looking for a digitally savvy intern to produce story packages that include interviews, written articles, videos, still photography and infographics for use in print, the web, blog posts, social media and email communications. The intern will contribute to and follow an editorial calendar.

CONTACT: John Sallot
1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008

Summer 2016- Phoenix Mercury Marketing
The Phoenix Suns/Mercury Marketing Partnerships department is currently recruiting for a part-time, seasonal intern. The internship is expected to last the entire Phoenix Mercury season (candidate must be available for pre-season duties, as well as the entire regular season in May, and through the end of October). This intern will be expected to work all Phoenix Mercury home games, work closely with Marketing Partnerships department to fulfill corporate sponsorships agreements and perform other clerical tasks as needed.

Primary (Essential) Duties:
• Working all Phoenix Mercury home games, which includes:
o Assisting with hospitality issues for Marketing Partners who are in attendance
o Selecting contestants for sponsored in-game promotions
o Preparing contestant waivers, contest props & prizes for all sponsor related promotions
o Assisting with execution of in-game promotions
o Composing format of all in-game elements & intern responsibilities on a game-by-game basis
• Perform clerical tasks, as needed:
o Maintaining inventory of sponsorship items
o Preparing gift bags for games and special events
o Copying and/or shredding of Marketing Partnership agreements
o Updating department contact list for internal use on game nights
• Working with Marketing Partnerships department to fulfill corporate sponsorship agreements:
o Assisting with player appearances or events at which the team mascot(s) and/or entertainment teams make appearances
o Assisting with basketball clinics and open practices
o Activating sponsor-related promotions both in the community and in-arena on game days
o Assisting in the correspondence and communication with corporate sponsors

Requirements:
• Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
• Dependable and detail oriented
• Ability to take initiative, be self-motivated and work independently with limited supervision
• Work in a fast-paced environment
• Must be a college junior, senior or enrolled in a Master’s program
• Pursuing a marketing, business or sports related degree (preferred)

Physical Demands:
• Flexible schedule to include weekends, evenings, some holidays and some overtime to meet business needs
• Must be available to work every home game plus 15-20 office hours per week
• Internship is expected to last the entire season (candidate must be available for pre-season duties and for the entire regular season, playoffs could go through the end of October)
• Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds as needed
• Must have housing in the Phoenix metro area for the duration of the internship (Housing will not be provided by Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury)

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Contact: Brenda Arellano

Summer 2016- Greater Phoenix Economic Council Marketing & Communications Internship- PAID
A public/private partnership, GPEC is the regional economic development organization for the Greater Phoenix metropolitan area. Working with its 23 member communities, Maricopa County and more than 170 private investors, GPEC attracts quality businesses to this dynamic region. By creating a high-performance economy through capital investments and jobs, Greater Phoenix companies enjoy a business climate where they can compete and thrive in today’s global economy. Since 1989, GPEC has worked to achieve an economically sound and sustainable region. For more information, please visit http://www.gpec.org.
Intern Overview
Marketing & Communications internship responsibilities may include:
-Developing content for marketing materials
-Creating and updating media lists
-Assisting with writing press releases, release distribution and some media outreach
-Researching and compiling news stories relevant to GPEC’s mission
-Helping to coordinate GPEC stakeholder events
-Utilizing content management system to update websites/microsites (training provided)
-Social media strategy, updates

Desired Candidate Qualifications
Undergraduate juniors and seniors with some previous work or internship experience preferred, but any interested applicants will be considered. Candidates studying any major are encouraged to apply, however, individuals concentrating in marketing, journalism, communications, public relations or related fields are most successful. Candidate qualifications include:
-Strong writing skills, knowledge of AP Style
-Organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to tackle multiple projects at once and meet
deadlines
-Highly motivated to learn, grow professionally and work in a team environment
-Open to giving and receiving feedback
-Have special interest in marketing, communications and/or media relations

Internship Details
Hourly wage begins at $11.75 per hour and increases after 6 months. We prefer internships last at least 6 months (one semester). We review applications on a rolling basis as positions become available. We are flexible in accommodating students’ schedules and attempt to schedule interns such that we always have an intern in the office.

Application Information: Qualified candidates should respond by sending a confidential resume to hr@gpec.org.NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Summer 2016- NBC NY Audience Development Intern- PAID
This position will support audience development initiatives for the NBC News Digital Group (specifically NBC News, TODAY and MSNBC). This role will collaborate with editorial teams across the brands to ensure best practices for search engine optimization and social media analytics.

Essential Responsibilities:
·Facilitate projects that drive audience growth by improving search engine rankings.
·Hands-on optimization work, including content and keyword research projects.
·Perform keyword research to identify new opportunities to improve rankings and collaborate with editorial to implement.
·Review and analyze web site reporting, page ranking performance to identify areas for improvement relative to SEO.
·Conduct regular social media reporting and analysis identifying areas for improvement and change.
·Support process for rapid response to search and social trends, including identifying them quickly and communicating them to edit teams.

Qualifications/Requirements:
·Working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
·Analysis experience
·Basic knowledge of keyword research relative to Search Engine Optimization
·Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through http://www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
·Must be willing to work in New York, NY

Preferred Experience:
·Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Flash and how they apply to SEO
·Web analytics skills including experience with web analytics tools, such as Google Analytics or Adobe Analytics

Desired Characteristics:
·Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
·Ability to work independently and as part of a teamwww.nbcunicareers.com
·Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
·Strong written and oral communication skills
·Passion to continuously improve and learn

Summer or Fall 2016- MCRAE AGENCY
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: JR+ with previous internship experience
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID (Must receive course credit)

This internship is perfect for anyone looking to break into the world of PR, social media or marketing and will allow the intern to gain real-world experience and a great resume and portfolio. Timing and hours of work are flexible and can be adapted to the intern’s academic and/or other work schedule.

Job Description: This is not an internship full of administrative tasks. It is very high-level work, as internships go. Duties will include writing, building media lists, creative brainstorming, social media work and many other items. May have an opportunity to work with Trends Magazine, as well.

Requirements: Good writing skills and great attitude are a must. Willingness to learn. Quick learner a bonus. Minimum three-month commitment; 12 to 15 hours per week.

Experience: None necessary.
Education: Prefer degrees in either PR, marketing, communication or journalism.

Contact: Jessica Pate
5685 N. Scottsdale Road, Ste. E-160

Summer or fall 2016- Boys and Girls Clubs of the East Valley
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: JRs+ only
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: NON-PAID

Video Production, Journalism, Public Relations, Online Marketing and Web Development, Design would be skills that we are looking to help cultivate and grow with the internships available. Interns will have the opportunity to work with Club Youth Marketing, Teen Club Programs, Programs, Events, and Overall Brand Awareness Campaigns. Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley communicate with multiple audiences from youth, parents, staff, communities, corporate and branch board members, local and national sponsors, and pending event demographic targets.

Contact: Lisa Ellis
Location: 2602 W. Baseline Rd. Suite 25, Mesa 85202

Summer or Fall 2016- Allied THA
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled JR.+
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: Stipend: $150-$300 per project

MAKING CONTACTS: Get to know and maintain relationships with on-campus press. Eventually create a comprehensive media list that includes the contact names, outlets, job titles, addresses, phone and fax numbers, and email addresses.

GENERATING PUBLICITY: Based on the ideas in the studio directives and using the press kits, interns will pitch angles to press contacts. When anything is printed they will send in snapshots and reports of these features to the publicist. ON-CAMPUS

PROMOTIONS: Work with on-campus organizations to set up promotions that are appropriate for each film. This includes Athletic Teams, the Greek System, etc.

THIRD-PARTY/GRASSROOTS PROMOTIONS: Work with local businesses to promote films. Responsible for setting up local promotions with retail outlets, coffee shops, record stores, etc.

MEDIA PROMOTIONS: Get coverage of the films in different media outlets. Responsible for setting up media promotions with your on-campus media outlets.

PROMOTIONAL EVENTS: Take pictures of everything, set up bar/club nights for movie promotions, tie in promo events with events on campus, hang posters on campus at events. Send in correctly formatted recaps after each event is completed.

SCREENINGS: Attend screenings for the studio(s). Arrive early to help with check in and guest list. Collect audience and press comments for the studio about the movie. Complete screening reports and send them in to the publicist in a timely manner.

Contact: Patrick Igleski
11333 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale

Fall 2016- Year-long Post-graduate Internship with Pac-12 Network
Pac-12 Networks offers two unique Internship Programs for recent graduates of a Pac-12 university. The Pac-12 Graduate Internship Program is based at Pac-12 Networks’ headquarters in San Francisco, California and offers recent graduates of a Pac-12 university an opportunity to gain experience in a sports media company.

Pac-12 Graduate Interns must be able to commit to a full-time, 40-hour per week schedule, for this twelve-month long program from August 15, 2016 to August 11, 2017. Pac-12 Graduate Interns will be paid $18.50 per hour and are eligible to participate in Pac-12 Networks benefits, such as partial commuter subsidy.

To apply, applicants must submit a letter of intent, which outlines which Pac-12 Graduate Internship they are applying for, their internship goals, why they should be selected, and a copy of their resume by Friday, May 13, 2016.

Pac-12 Graduate Internship – Broadcast Television & Multimedia
The Broadcast Television & Multimedia Intern will have the opportunity to rotate between three departments and will learn key elements of working in the Production, Production Planning & Operations, and Programming/Archive departments. The Broadcast Television & Multimedia Intern will learn and be responsible for:

Production – cut game highlights; operate ticker; edit video for shows, features, Pac-12.com and social media; assist assignment desk in overall content and information distribution to digital and television production teams
Production Planning & Operations – supporting the logistical, financial and operational tasks involved in the television production of studio and remote sports productions.
Programming – providing input on scheduling programming for Pac-12’s 7 Networks and strategizing new programming concepts.
Archive – assist in acquiring sports footage in a variety of platforms from tape to digital formats. Assist in cataloging and data entry of sports footage. Help with research in games, teams, individual players, coaches or any aspect of college football, men’s and women’s basketball, or collegiate Olympic sports as it relates to use in Programming. Assist with tracking footage and shipping orders between the network and universities, and monitor the workflow of digital assets.

Pac-12 Graduate Internship – Sports Management
The Sports Management Intern will have the opportunity to rotate between three departments and will learn key elements of working in the Ad & Sponsorship Sales, Digital and Partner Services departments. The Sports Management Intern will learn and be responsible for:

Ad & Sponsorship Sales – assisting with creating presentations to clients and agencies as well as research for new business.
Partner Services – assisting with business management and implementation of contractual assets for the Pac-12 Networks and Conference corporate partners.
Digital – assisting with initiatives around Web, Mobile, and Video products for the Pac-12 and its member institutions.

Requirements for Pac-12 Graduate Internships:

Recent Pac-12 university graduate (within 12 months of application)
Minimum GPA of 3.3. Finalists will be required to submit transcripts
Passionate about Pac-12 and collegiate sports
Student-Athletes preferred, not required
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office products and Google Apps
Desire to learn more about multimedia sports production and distribution
Ability to work non-traditional hours: nights, weekends and holidays
Must be able to present authorization of your legal right to work in the United States

Pac-12 Network Application.

Fall 2016- HEARD MUSEUM
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: JR.+ w/previous internship experience
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID (Must receive course credit)

Media relations, communications, marketing and advertising strategies for a variety of exhibits, events and focus area projects. Working in a team environment, effectively communicating with target audiences to achieve preset goals for the assigned projects in a wide variety of areas. The Marketing and Public Relations Department operates in a strong team environment. It is essential to work closely with the other team members to ensure that the museum’s public image is strong and cohesive, and to avoid competition for coverage within the department. This includes attending regular department meetings, maintaining constant communication regarding the status of your projects and having all media materials proofread by other team members in the department.

Contact: Mark Scarp
Location: 2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix

Fall 2016- ASU West- New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Freshman through Graduate Student
HOURS: MINIMUM: 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

Under the direction of New College’s Director of Strategic Marketing and Communication, the video production/marketing intern will plan, storyboard, film, and edit marketing videos and events across the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, ASU’s West campus, and related schools departments, programs, and centers with the goal of enriching New College’s positions within the University and Phoenix community. The internship will be for course credit on ASU’s West campus. The position will create video marketing content for internal and external channels including, but not limited to, the website, social media sites, events, recruiting videos, event videos, etc.

Sample projects include:

Video Marketing
• Student life video series
• New College events/sizzle reels
• New College program videos
• Creating unique marketing videos from initial concept through completion
• Motion graphic videos

Social Media
• Implementing videos into New College social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat
• Utilizing the editorial calendar to strategically place videos into timeline
• Tracking results and engagement and reporting to supervisors

Website
• Working with website manager to upload videos to New College website
• Uploading videos to and managing Youtube and Vimeo channels

Events
• Filming New College events
Administrative
• Administrative tasks as needed

Contact: Dave Hunt
Location: 4701 W. Thunderbird Rd.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Sports Journalism Scholarship
We have a new scholarship to offer! The Sports Task Force has teamed with Tom Brady’s agent, DON YEE, to offer students a chance to attend this year’s AAJA National Convention in Las Vegas. The JIMMIE & SUEY FONG YEE SCHOLARSHIP provides up to $1,000 to a current college student interested in sports journalism. The scholarship will cover expenses related to travel and accommodations for the 2016 AAJA Convention in Las Vegas which runs from Aug 10-13.

Here are the application details.
ALL STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
The APPLICATION DEADLINE is Sunday, MAY 15 at 11:59pm PST.

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 fellowship will be offered in the fall 2016 semester with students working out of the new Cronkite School bureau in Santa Monica. 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 fall 2016, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong at mike.wong@asu.edu. by April 22.

$2500 Scholarship- NAB
Students have the chance to gain national recognition and win a $2,500 scholarship.

To enter, students must submit a 30-second TV or radio public service announcement (PSA) highlighting the importance of free speech while answering “What does freedom of speech mean to me?”

Winners will be awarded:
-$2,500 scholarship prize
-PSA distribution to stations nationwide
-Feature on NAB Spot Center and “First Amendment Center’s One For All”
-Open to ALL communication students enrolled during 2016-17 academic school year.

Entries accepted until April 30, 2016.
For additional details, visit freedomofspeechpsa.org

PART-TIME WORK OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

ASU West Active Shooter Exercise Seeks Student Reporter Volunteers
Wednesday April 20 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
ASU West

The ASU media relations team is conducting a large-scale active shooter exercise on the ASU West campus and needs 3-4 students to role play the part of reporters to interview various “spokespersons” on the scene. If you are interested in participating in this fun but important drill, please contact:

Jerry Gonzalez
ASU Media Relations Officer

Student Writer- ASU Sustainability
The Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability is hiring a communications student worker to research, write and edit a variety of materials for print and web, including news and feature stories.

To review and apply please go to https://students.asu.edu/employment/search, click on “Search On-Campus Jobs” and enter the requisition 21735BR

ASU Programming and Activities Board
The Programming and Activities Board Downtown wants you to join our staff! We’re looking for dedicated designers and creative minds for our marketing team. Help us advertise our events both online and across campus! We have two positions:

Marketing Assistant Director – $1,000 Stipend
-Will create all videos for Programming and Activities Board Downtown events
-Will use Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro or any other professional video editing program to create packages
-Will use royalty-free music and graphics to ensure no copyright infringements
-Will create videos in a timely manner for all events
-Will work with student volunteer organization Street Team to assist with PAB activities and events

Social Media Coordinator – $500 Stipend
-Will run PAB Downtown’s social media accounts
-Will regularly post on our Facebook page about upcoming events, active polls, recent videos and relevant flyers
-Will post on PAB Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter regularly
-Will actively engage with social media during events
-Will track PAB social media analytics and brainstorm ways to increase online engagement

Interested? Please contact Becca Smouse for more information.

Paid Writing Opportunity- “The Story You Need to Tell”
•Become part of the “Story You Need to Tell” Team
•Assist an award-winning teacher and writer with projects and events
•Help with social media, researching, editing, publishing, marketing, & workshops,
•Flexible – part time position at 10-20 hours per week (can work around school schedule)
•Located in nearby Chandler
•Great opportunity for a future entrepreneur or writer with a social conscience

Position Description for Student Writer
This intern will be supporting the teacher-author in creating both a platform and workshop “following” to support an upcoming book. Duties will include researching, analyzing book markets, agents, publishers, interfacing with industry professionals, preparing flyers and possibly newsletters, writing email communications, maintaining a blog and Facebook page, taking photos, organizing various events or projects, answering phones and questions, making appointments, proofreading materials, making copies, and keeping records. Pays $12-15/hour–depending on experience. Deadline to apply is May 1.

Qualifications Needed
Need energetic, socially; conscious individual with interpersonal communication skills and a strong knowledge of social media, especially Facebook and websites. Individual must be a competent writer with editing and research skills. Ability to use Word, Excel, Photoshop and WordPress preferred.

About The Story You Need to Tell Project
A couple of years ago, Sandra Marinella’s doctor uttered the three most feared words in the English language, “You have cancer.” While undergoing treatment she left teaching and turned to writing as a way of healing. As she healed, she began working with cancer patients and veterans on their writing. These storytellers shed a profound light on the power of writing to help us heal. Her new book and her new project, The Story You Need to Tell, are focused on sharing the ways writing can be used to help us heal by rediscovering our voice, rewriting our shattered experiences, and moving us forward.

Contact sandra@storyyoutell.com for an application. Check out the project’s website at www.storyyoutell.com

Gab With the Gurus
Associate Producer Sought for Gab With The Gurus Radio Show. Available Immediately.

Bestselling Author & Host of Gab with the Gurus, a Podcast focusing on health, wellness, personal empowerment, seeks reliable, fast-working, social media-savvy Associate Radio Producer (Part-Time).

You will:
•Work with Author/Show Host to line up upcoming guests for Gab with the Gurus Shows.
•Arrange and confirm appearances of experts (“gurus”); skim or read the guest’s book; write brief guest bios; create short, compelling show intros and brief guest bios; and come up with original, provocative, unusual questions and closing comments.
•Write attention-creating bullet points and write a short post for the Author/Show Host’s blog.
•Help build an audience for Gab With the Gurus Shows using social media, etc.
•Identify other popular shows for Show Host/Author to appear as a guest.
•Maintain calendar on blog for all shows.
•Edit Gab with the Gurus interviews and create 1-Minute Secrets of the Gurus segments to be posted on the Author/Show Host’s blog and shared on social media and with guests.)

You should be:

•Well trained, with studies in broadcasting (radio or video), writing, journalism, PR, and marketing.
•Curious, diligent and creative.
•Skilled at writing speed, style and flair.
•Energetic, enthusiastic, organized, flexible and gracious under pressure.
•Able to work quickly and accurately.
•Interested in health, fitness, nutrition and exercise.
•A recent or upcoming graduate in a top master’s or undergraduate program in journalism.

You:

•Will work 10 to 15 hours a week from home.
•Need high-speed Internet access.
•Need access to radio editing equipment. (You have knowledge Audacity or a similar editing program.)

More Details:

•Pay is $20 to $25 an hour, depending on experience.
•If you do a great job, this position could lead to more writing, editing and marketing work.
•This position is a great resume builder.

To listen to archived shows, go to ====>>>> www.GabWithTheGurus.com.

To apply, please send a resume, a few paragraphs about yourself and links in the body of the email to blog posts or articles you’ve written to: connie@GabWithTheGurus.com.

Please, no attachments. Look forward to hearing from you.

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