Must See Mondays
Must See Mondays begin on August 29. Come hear from Cronkite alumni who work in the Phoenix market.
A panel discussion on multimedia journalism with recent Cronkite alumni: Alexis Amezquita (’14), producer and multimedia journalist, 12 News; Robby Baker (’14), sports multimedia journalist and digital producer, 12 News; Kylee Cruz (’11), news reporter, CBS 5; Liliana Soto (’13), video journalist, Univision Arizona; and Megan Thompson (’15), multimedia journalist, ABC15.
The talk is moderated by Kim Tobin (’10), weekend anchor and multimedia journalist, ABC15, and includes an introduction by Heather Dunn, Cronkite News content director.
Each semester, we invite employers to campus to interview students for internships. There is a day for broadcast internships, a day for PR/Social Media internships and a day for writing/publications/photography/digital internships. This semester, those interview days will be scheduled in October and November- dates/times TBA. So if you’re interested in interviewing for local spring 2017 internships, you will need to complete an online application by deadline.
The application deadlines are:
Broadcast and PR/Social Media: Monday September 12 11:59 p.m. (AZ time)
Publications/Writing/Digital/Photography: Monday September 26 11:59 p.m. (AZ Time):
Resume Writing Sessions
If you want to make your resume relevant and professional looking, join us for resume writing sessions on the following days:
Friday September 9
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Friday September 30
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
RSVP for any session by September 7. Once you are RSVP, please add it to your planner.
Bring a copy of your resume and be prepared to share it on screen for some feedback. We’re all learning together.
Pac 12 Network Production Training
The Pac-12 Network is hosting a live sports production training at the Sun Devil Soccer stadium near Rural and University on Friday September 16. If you are interested in sports production or working for the Pac-12 Network as a student, please sign up.
Date – Friday, Sept. 16 (Women’s Soccer Stadium)
Training time – 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
You must RSVP by September 9 to participate. Space is limited to the first 20 students so RSVP today.
Is Sports Business in your future?
OPPORTUNITY TO GET YOUR FOOT IN THE DOOR OF A PROFESSIONAL SPORTS TEAM and a jump-start on your career by becoming part of the ASU – Phoenix Suns partnership while still in school. This is NOT an internship. It is a professional development activity.
Entry into the Sports Industry is almost always through the “sales” department. ASU and the Suns organization have created a program that will help those interested in entering the industry to do so via a learning/incentive-based approach.
Benefits for you:
*Separate yourself from the competition by developing “real world” skills!
*Learn how to tap into your current network to build a prospect list!
*Practice using social media as a strategic marketing and selling tool!
*Step out of your comfort zone while building up your confidence!
*Build up your “marketable skills” while growing your professional network!
*Become familiar with many aspects of sports business while still in school!
*Help build a program that will be around for years!
*Weekly updates…prizes…shout outs…ticket opportunities
THIS OPPORTUNITY IS LIMITED TO 30 ASU STUDENTS!
The Suns have brought on interns (in game operations) from this program.
You must commit to the program from October through the week before spring break
There will be a couple of meetings. Most communication will be via email
Email Dr. Wendy Hultsman, Director of Undergrad Programs, School of Community Resources and Development at firstname.lastname@example.org with answers to the 4 questions by September 9, 2016.
Questions for ASU-Suns Partnership program
1.What interests you about this program?
2.What career path do you want to take in sports?
3.Why do you think you would be successful in sales “at this time” in your pre-professional development?
4.Describe your previous experience with sales or fund raising? (experience is not necessary for the position)
5.Who would you target for sales opportunities?
Write out your answers (no more than 2 pages total) and email them to email@example.com by September 9th. This is NOT an internship. There is no credit for involvement. This opportunity provides students with a means of increasing their sports management education through an existing sports organization.
Fall 2016- Enchantment Group Hospitality Marketing- PAID ($10/hour)
We are looking for 1-2 qualified interns to join our marketing team! Our company, headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, manages five luxury golf/resort/spa properties located in Arizona, Virginia and the Bahamas. We are interested in Junior and Senior undergraduate students, majoring in Marketing, or Journalism, who are ready to work in a fun, fast-paced and rewarding team environment. We have both part time and full time positions available.
Responsibilities of Position: (tasks of positions)
Media relations, communications, working in a team environment, various marketing projects, email marketing, content development, website management, marketing and PR calendar management, social media management and other various marketing projects.
Our Marketing Interns must be self-starters, punctual and able to operate in a team environment. They should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to manage time effectively, and be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc.). Experience with website backends (content management systems), and social media management are a plus.
Contact: Kaylyn Aguilar
Fall 2016- USO Communications Internship
USO Arizona seeks an intern to assist with communications support and volunteer engagement. Responsibilities include:
-Assist in social media outreach
-USO Arizona website maintenance and development per USO guidelines
-Develop press releases and alerts for event support
-Research fund development leads and support database development for lead tracking and generation
-Work with military bases to establish contact list for stories and communications
-Assist with development of flyers, brochures, promotions of special events
-Assist with other duties as assigned
USO Background: The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. For over 75 years, the USO, a private, nonprofit organization, has served the men and women in the U.S. military and their families throughout their service – from the moment they join, through their deployments and as they transition back to their communities. Over time, the USO has become the vital bridge between Americans and their military service members.
Coursework in journalism, writing, research, and communications preferred
Knowledge of internet search engines
Proficiency in Database (Excel) management
Skilled in Photography/Photoshop
Valid Driver’s license and ability to travel to occasional assignment.
How to Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to Carla Garcia firstname.lastname@example.org. This is an unpaid opportunity which may be renewed upon completion.
No phone calls please.
Fall 2016- Social Venture Partnerships
Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) is a nonprofit organization focused on cultivating effective philanthropists and strengthening organizations to drive community change. As a global organization, there are opportunities to connect beyond the Valley and provide collaborative solutions to ignite community improvements in an intentional and meaningful way.
Each semester, SVPAZ hosts college students in its internship program, which is structured to be an introduction to communications in a nonprofit setting. Interns gain experience in:
Marketing & Communications
• Content Creation and Copywriting
• Event planning
• Media relations
• Social media
Internships are available during the fall, spring and summer semesters. Students applying for an internship must be able to dedicate 8- 15 hours a week. Parking is provided.
To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to Meghan Leatherman, SVPAZ Communications Manager.
SVPAZ is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status.
2201 E. Camelback Road, Suite 405B Phoenix 85016
Phone: (602) 224.0041 www.svpaz.org
Fall 2016 Marketing Intern- Greenlight Insights
Location: San Francisco, CA (Can work from Phoenix)
Our Marketing Intern works closely with the full team, including CEO, Senior Vice President, and Marketing Manager, to plan and execute marketing projects that support our growing research firm.
•Assist in the creation of e-mail campaigns, digital promotion assets, press releases, etc.
•Assist in the distribution or delivery of marketing materials
•Assist with fulfillment of marketing offers
•Assist with execution of company events
•Perform analysis of marketing and sales data
•Seek and analyze competitor marketing and sales materials both on and offline
•Enter and update contact information into contact management systems
•Provide support to social media efforts
The Marketing Intern must have the following qualities:
•Be enthusiastic about virtual and augmented reality
•Be a major in sales, marketing, advertising, communications, business or other related majors
•Have excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
•Have past marketing experience
•Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Send your resume and a writing sample to email@example.com
Fall 2016- PR and Communications Internship IDEA Museum in Mesa- PAID
Working under the direction of the Director of Marketing & Public Relations:
• Research and develop press releases and other promotions materials to promote upcoming
exhibitions and special events.
• Interview members/volunteers/community leaders and write stories for publication that showcase
the value of the i.d.e.a. Museum’s programs and exhibitions on individuals, families and
• Create dynamic social media content, curate content applicable to the museum’s audience and
monitor social media conversations, including reviews/engagement.
• Compile content for use in email communications.
• Compile reports to track public engagement via social media and email communications.
• Take and edit photographs and/or video for use on social media, museum website and marketing
• May include other duties, such as researching promotional materials, compiling advertising rate
sheets/editorial plans and entering customer data, as assigned.
Qualifications: Must be a junior or senior undergraduate student studying public relations and/or marketing. Must have a passion for writing engaging multimedia stories and creating engaging social media content. Interest in museums is helpful.
Should have a strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube. Knowledge of video editing, Constant Contact, Adobe Photoshop and/or Adobe InDesign are pluses but not required.
Special Requirements: Because of the confidential and sensitive nature of information handled, successful completion of a background investigation is required as is a signed non-disclosure agreement (NDA). Work can be both on and offsite.
Time Commitment: Varies depending on educational requirements, but no less than 120 per semester (averaging 10 hours per week).
Stipend: $500 upon successful completion.
To apply: Send cover letter, resume and three writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications for the internships are due August 30.
Fall 2016- Video Production Internship- Mayo Clinic – PAID
Video Post-Production Internships are available for undergraduate and graduate students. These basic requirements must be met for eligibility:
-Undergraduate students must have completed their junior year in a film, mass media or electronic media degree program.
-Graduate students who have completed their B.A., B.S. or B.F.A. degree and are in at least their second year of a master’s program in film, mass media or electronic media are eligible to apply.
-Recent graduates from a relevant bachelor’s or master’s degree program may be considered.
Competition for this internship is intense. An individual’s qualifications and Mayo Clinic’s needs and funding determine whether an applicant will be offered a position.
Visit our Internships and Summer Opportunities Web page for available internship positions. If this internship is not available, you may click “Email jobs to me.” You will then be notified via email when future internship positions become available.
Your online application must include these materials, which you may attach when applying:
A demonstration reel of work you have developed (online or DVD format)
A one-page personal statement describing your career objectives and listing any experiences you have had that you feel would be helpful in considering your application
A letter of reference from your faculty adviser
Transcripts from all colleges attended (photocopies are acceptable)
It is your responsibility to ensure that all application materials are completed and received by Mayo Clinic on or before the deadline. The selection committee will not review incomplete applications.
Read the application instructions
For more information, contact:
Jessica J. Larson
Summer 2017 Internship- New York Times- PAID
The New York Times offers 10-week summer internships to undergraduate and graduate college students who have decided on careers in journalism. Some internships are limited to seniors or graduate students; others also accept juniors. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.
The salary for all internships is about $1,000 a week. For those who want it, housing in New York is available in the dormitories of New York University at rates ranging from about $320 to $400 per week, depending on type of accommodation. The 2017 program will begin on Monday, June 5, with three days of orientation.
The deadline to submit an application for the 2017 summer internship program is 11:59 p.m. New York time on Oct. 31, 2016. Information about specific internships can be found by clicking on the links below. Individuals may apply for more than one internship.
To read details of each internship, click the internship link. Internships:
-James Reston Reporting Fellowships
-David E. Rosenbaum Reporting Internship in Washington
-Interactive News Internship
-Thomas Morgan Visual Journalism Internship in Design
-Thomas Morgan Visual Journalism Internship in Graphics
-Thomas Morgan Visual Journalism Internship in Photography
-Audience Development Internship
-The Dow Jones News Fund Copy Editing Internship
Summer 2017- The Denver Post- PAID
Spend next summer with The Denver Post.
The No. 1 newspaper in the Rocky Mountain region, The Denver Post, is helping shape the futures of the next generation of journalists by offering a 10-week paid internship for the summer of 2017. To do so, we are looking for talented students who want to make a difference. Denver Post interns are paid about $517 per week (housing and transportation to Denver are not included).
We work with the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund to identify candidates for copy editing, sports copy editing, online production and business reporting positions. Please apply directly to Dow Jones Newspaper Fund for these positions at newsfund.org.
We work with The Sports Journalism Institute to select a sports reporter intern. Please apply directly to The Sports Journalism Institute for this position at sportsjournalisminstitute.org.
Our editors choose interns in news and features reporting, photography and design. If you are applying for one of these positions, please email your cover letter, your resume with references, and a link to clips or portfolio to email@example.com, or send to:
The Denver Post
101 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80202
For DESIGN, applicants may send portfolios of 8 1/2 x 11 photocopied designs, non-returnable tearsheets or CDs. Or, include a link to an online portfolio.
THE DEADLINE FOR US TO RECEIVE your application is Monday, Oct. 31, 2016. Applications received after that date will not be considered.
Please contact Linda Shapley at 303-954-1800 or with any questions.
Summer 2017 Politico
POLITICO seeks exceptional college students/recent graduates for its year-round editorial internship program. Editorial interns will be involved in all aspects of content creation and production. Intern duties include research, reporting and editing.
We hire, year-round for our internship program.
See below for date ranges and application deadlines:
Applications due: January 1
Applications due: October 1
-Applicants should be political junkies with a can-do attitude. We want to see initiative, pluck and previous newsroom experience.
-Our interns are thrown a myriad of jobs, and we expect you to artfully balance them all.
-We need folks who work well under pressure, have an excellent sense of time management and know how to navigate a newsroom.
-You’ll be writing, editing and fact-checking across all platforms.
-We welcome applicants who are recent graduates. Applicants who are still in school must, at least, be rising juniors.
How To Apply
Please send a brief cover letter, résumé, five clips, and two letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org, using this subject line: EDI0008.
Summer 2017- Dow Jones News Fund Internships- PAID
DJNF provides paid summer internships in data journalism, digital media, business reporting and interactive news editing for juniors, seniors and graduate students. The deadline for summer 2017 internships is Nov. 1; application will be available this fall.
Summer 2017- Dallas Morning News – PAID
The Dallas Morning News, Texas’ leading newspaper, offers internships in local news, breaking news, copy editing, business, features, editorial, enterprise, audience, sports and digital design/data. Internships are also available in photography, at the Washington, D.C., bureau and at our Spanish-language publication, Al Día. Most internship periods take place during the summer, however the sports internship occurs during the fall, generally starting around Labor Day.
The Dallas Morning News interns are treated like full-time staffers. They are expected to work in the departments to which they are assigned unless they have prior approval from their supervisor.
Interns will be assigned to report, write, photograph and edit active stories or columns that will be slated for publication in print and/or online under their own names. Interns will be held to the same journalistic standards, quality guidelines and ethics as full-time staffers, including adherence to professional decorum in dress, promptness and courtesy.
Interns are expected to have a basic knowledge of AP style and be able to use social media in their work. The ability to speak another language would be helpful and some familiarity with digital (online) media is necessary.
Read the full job description.
Applications are due Oct. 31, 2016.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS
Pulliam Fellowship- Summer 2017- Apply Today
Join us for the summer of 2017. The Indianapolis Star and The Arizona Republic, Gannett Co. newspapers, are seeking college students and new graduates with a talent for reporting, news design and graphics, or photojournalism for an exciting and demanding journalism fellowship program.
Why should I apply for this journalism program?
You’ll be a member of our newsroom, work hard and gain valuable journalism experience. You get paid, too. Our Pulliam Fellows earn $650/week for the 10-week program. You’ll also get to participate in writing workshops and learn over lunch from some of the best minds in journalism.
Am I qualified for this journalism program?
College juniors, seniors and graduate students enrolled in a journalism or related degree program as of Nov. 1, 2016, are eligible. Previous newspaper journalism internships and/or experience as a journalist on a college newspaper are preferred. You need to be committed to a career in news journalism. You must have reliable transportation and arrange for your own housing. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity among its journalism fellows.
What’s the deadline for this journalism application?
All application materials must be postmarked by Nov. 1, 2016. (We may accept some journalism candidates after the deadline.)
When should I be there?
June 5, 2017 – Aug. 11, 2017
How do I apply?
Download the journalism application and send it anytime between now and Nov. 1, 2016.
Russell B. Pulliam
Pulliam Fellowship Director
The Indianapolis Star
130 S. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Send your completed journalism application materials to the above address. These materials comprise the following:
1. A completed application form.
2. Samples of your best published writings, at least half of which were written under deadline.
3. A transcript of your college credits (or have your school send it).
4. A recent photograph of yourself.
5. Three letters of recommendation from people who know the most about you and your work, such as editors, supervisors, teachers and colleagues.
Please e-mail Russ Pulliam in Indianapolis at email@example.com or call (317) 444-6001, or Stuart Warner in Phoenix at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (602) 444-8640 if you have any questions or would like more information.
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 spring 2017 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 spring 2017, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong at email@example.com. by October 1.
PART-TIME PAID MEDIA/COMMUNICATIONS WORK OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Phoenix Suns Communications Assistant
Assist the Basketball Communications Managers with the implementation of all the team’s communications/media relations efforts on game nights
Primary (Essential) Duties
-Issue credentials and passes to media, staff, families and guests
-Record and transcribe interviews with players, coaches and staff
-Write, edit and distribute in-game reports, statistical memos, injury updates, etc.
-Assist with researching postgame notes and tracking statistical trends through the games and season
-Serve as a media room host
-Distribute statistics to the media
-Assist with the setup of the media work room, including stat monitor setup in the arena
-Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays (all Suns home games) and be at the arena approximately three and a half hours before tipoff
-Professional and personable demeanor and approach
-Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
-Ability to multi-task effectively
-A strong work ethic with the ability to work with equally strong personalities
E-xcellent writing and editing skills
· Basic knowledge of the Phoenix Suns and basketball
Pursuing a degree in Journalism, Communications or related fields such as Public Relations and Marketing.
· Previous writing experience
· Experience in sports a plus
Flexible schedule based on Suns home schedule to include weekends, evenings, some holidays and some overtime to meet business needs
· Must be able to attend all Suns home games
· Must be available for the entire Suns season (October through playoffs which could go into June 2017).
· Must be able to lift and move up to 25 pounds
· Extended periods of time of standing and walking
Send resume to Cole Mickelson firstname.lastname@example.org
Part-time promotions assistant CBS Radio, Phoenix
CBS Radio in Phoenix is looking for outgoing, hardworking and creative individuals to join the Promotions team for our three radio stations — Live 101.5, 94.5 KOOL FM, and KMLE Country @107.9.
– Assist in setting up and working at radio station events such as remote broadcasts and concerts.
– Interact with listeners at station events and represent the station in a professional manner.
– Perform some clerical office duties such as filing, data input, making phone calls, and organizing prizes and station merchandise.
Read the full job description
Part-time opening in IHeartMedia’s 24/7 News department in Phoenix. You’ll write game recaps and cut up post-game audio.
Shifts are generally five hours each (typically 7:00 p.m. -12:00 a.m. or 8:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.) and include Friday, Saturday, Sunday and two other weeknights.
Please have any interested candidates email Rick Maklebust with their resume.
Weekend Overnight Traffic and Weather reporter- IHeartMedia
IHeartMedia has an entry level Traffic Job opening. Unusual hours: Friday night 8:30 p.m.- 5:00 a.m. Saturday morning and Saturday night 8:30 p.m. – 5:00 a.m. Sunday morning
Read the full job description.
New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab at The Cronkite School
The New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab seeks a student worker to work on a virtual reality project. Duties are varied and less routine and involve a moderate degree of responsibility and judgment. May lead or coordinate activities of other student employees. Hours may vary, up to 20 per week. JOB # 25549BR
-Work on a virtual reality project and Unity for the New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab.
-Requires previous knowledge or skill and/or equivalent experience or training.
-Experience with Virtual Reality composition and development.
-Experience with the Unity programming system for development.
-Experience with video stitching technologies.
-Video and sound editing experience.
Read the full job description
Central Sound- Videographer/Recording Assistant ($9-$10.50/hour DOE)
Central Sound at Arizona PBS is seeking a (student) Videographer / Recording Assistant to assist with production of onlocation and studio recording of interviews, classical, jazz or similar genres of acoustic music performances throughout Arizona.
Central Sound is dedicated to capturing classical and acoustic music performances of the highest caliber for broadcast on KBAQFM and beyond. In collaboration with Arizona PBS, the studios provide an array of audio and new mediarelated services. As a premier provider of audio and media services, we are committed to serving as a central hub for notable musical events in the community, bringing concerts of internationally acclaimed artists, performances by leading ASU faculty and the next generation of young musicians to thousands of listeners.
Schedule: up to 10 hours per week, to include some evenings and weekends. Driving to and from recording locations is required, therefore a valid AZ driver’s license is also required.
Closes September 8, 2016
Read the full job description
Student Crowdfunding Account Manager-Video Specialist
•16 – 25 hours/week that you choose around your class schedule
•Business casual attire, office setting
•Start at $9/hour
•On Tempe campus near lightrail; parking validation provided for students based on Downtown, Poly, or West
•Essential skills: familiar with Adobe Creative Cloud software, video filming and editing, interviewing, storytelling
Read the full job description
Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) Student Administrative Assistant
Assist the Membership, Marketing and Event Coordinator with various office duties such as filing, membership database projects, conference preparation, typing, copying, scanning and sorting.
Pay rate: $10 per hour
Hours are flexible; preferably morning or early afternoon. Approximately 10 hours per week with more hours during peak conference seasons.
Please email your resume to Crystal Beasley
Volunteer- THOUGHT LEADERSHIP CONTENT POSITION at SEED SPOT
Want to have your voice (or pen, rather) heard across the Internet? As a Content Curator, you will work as part of the SEED SPOT team to develop thought-provoking blogs and e-Books about empowering entrepreneurs, developing small businesses, and implementing deeply-rooted social change. You will contribute to trending dialogues about social entrepreneurship, hone your writing and editing skills, and strengthen the SEED SPOT brand.
This position requires a passion for research, writing, editing, and creative thought. A familiarity with WordPress and blogging best practices is a huge plus. You will leave the internship with a diverse portfolio of work, experience in a fast-paced environment, and familiarity in how to generate brand-building content.
Contact: C’pher Gresham