Opportunities 9.1.16

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Internship Application
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. Please note: you will need to submit a resume, unofficial transcript and a career goals paragraph with your online application.

The application deadlines are fast approaching. You have just a few days left:
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.
Cronkite 314

Friday September 30
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cronkite 314

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.

INTERNSHIPS

Fall 2016- Valley Metro Communications Internship- PAID ($12/hour)
The Valley Metro Communications Internship is designed to provide an introduction into the communication and marketing field at a public transportation agency. The position will primarily assist with capturing image-building moments on still and video cameras and post on social media or the agency’s YouTube channel. In addition, she or he may perform pre entry-level professional communication and marketing duties. Typical duties include but are not limited to: assisting with development of press releases, public relations campaign support, posting communication on social media channels, assisting with agency events and community outreach, video production including staff and rider interviews, and other duties as assigned. This internship will be part-time temporary (commitment to work up to 21 hours per week). The duration of the internship will be during the Fall 2016 semester, and may include some evening and weekend hours.

Hours: 10-14 hours/week
Junior and above

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check.
Position requires valid Driver’s License.

Read the full job description

Fall 2016 or Spring 2017- Greenlight Insights Marketing Internship
Marketing Intern 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.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
•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
•Prepare presentations
•Enter and update contact information into contact management systems
•Provide support to social media efforts

SKILLS
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 hello@greenlightinsights.com

Fall 2016- Zion & Zion PR- PAID
Zion & Zion is currently accepting applications for the position of Public Relations and Social Media Intern. If hired, this position would require at least 24 hours a week (3 days). You should also either have completed or be pursuing a degree in Journalism, Mass Communications, Public Relations or a related area. Internship duties include tracking media hits, drafting releases, producing and issuing media alerts, creating social media campaigns, working on client social media accounts, creating fact sheets and media kits, producing client meeting summaries, attending client meetings, compiling media research and building targeted media lists for clients; and other miscellaneous public relations tasks. We are looking to hire someone who is hungry to learn about this industry, who can provide innovative, strategic and creative ideas and can work independently. You should also be current with events and news and have strong writing skills. Due to the requirements of this internship, prior internship experience is highly recommended. Please note that this position is paid, and you will gain firsthand knowledge and opportunities to build your portfolio. Errands and minor grunt work may occasionally be required.

Contact: Malory Knutson

Fall 2016 and Spring 2017- Writing Internship- So Scottsdale!
So Scottsdale, a monthly luxury lifestyle magazine covering Scottsdale and Paradise Valley, is looking for an intern to assist the editor-in-chief. The intern will report directly to the editor-in-chief. The magazine’s content spans fashion, culture, food, beverage, local events, philanthropic events, travel, beauty, and profiles on community individuals. The staff works remotely so an intern would be working from home with occasional meetings at places such as coffee shops.  This is an unpaid internship.

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in magazine publishing and will provide first-hand experience on the magazine production cycle and the many moving parts required to put together each issue. You’ll get experience in writing, editing and proofreading – all under tight deadlines. This is especially ideal for someone passionate the above-mentioned subjects, and you’ll get a great understanding of a niche, high-end market as well as exposure to many impactful Valley people and organizations (i.e., this is also a great opportunity for networking). Beyond that, you’ll get a byline in a well-known luxury magazine that is direct mailed to 20,000 of the wealthiest Scottsdale/Paradise Valley homes, with 5,000 copies distributed at 500 key locations.

Requirements:
– Because the internship is remote, the intern must have high integrity and work ethic as they will be working autonomously and must be detail-oriented and highly self-motivated
– Able to work under very quick deadlines and juggle many moving parts (the editor-in-chief is responsible for 40 pieces of content every month, much of which will also be worked on by the intern)
– Creativity and skilled writing ability, Impeccable grammar, spelling and punctuation
– Adhere to AP Style guidelines

Responsibilities include:
– First round edit on content (amount will be deemed by editor-in-chief). This includes proofreading, fact-checking (verifying info on websites and verifying phone numbers), editing using track changes, and coming up with head/deck/subheads where applicable
– Writing select content assigned by the editor-in-chief
– Assist with editorial planning, which will include researching major upcoming events, qualified candidates to profile, industry trends (culinary, fashion, etc.) and discussing with editor-in-chief
– May have the opportunity to coordinate photoshoots, both for events we cover and for people who are profiled, have the opportunity to do posts on the magazine’s Instagram and Facebook pages
– May have the opportunity to represent the magazine at select local events with the editor-in-chief

Contact: Chelsea Young
Editor-in-Chief | So Scottsdale! 480-353-6729

So Scottsdale! Magazine Photography Internship
So Scottsdale, a monthly luxury lifestyle magazine covering Scottsdale and Paradise Valley, is looking for photography interns. The interns will report directly to the editor-in-chief. The magazine’s content spans fashion, culture, food, beverage, local events, philanthropic events, travel, beauty, and profiles on community individuals. The photography interns will be focused on taking event photos for the magazine, and since the staff works remotely, interns will not need to report to an office but will have occasional meetings at places such as coffee shops.

This is a great opportunity for photographers interested in magazine publishing and will provide first-hand experience on magazine production and photography coordination. Photography interns will get the opportunity to attend many high-profile events and if the photo quality is there, may have the opportunity to do editorial photography for profile pieces and features.

Interns will get a great understanding of a niche, high-end market as well as exposure to many impactful Valley people and organizations (i.e., this is also a great opportunity for networking). Beyond that, they’ll get a byline in a well-known luxury magazine that is direct mailed to 20,000 of the wealthiest Scottsdale/Paradise Valley homes, with 5,000 copies distributed at 500 key locations.

Photography interns will be paid $75 per event.

Requirements:
– Because the internship is remote, interns must have high integrity and work ethic as they will be working autonomously.
– Detail-oriented
– Highly self-motivated
– Able to work under very quick deadlines and juggle many moving parts
– Comfortable talking with people (including celebrities and very high-profile people) at events and asking to photograph them/get their names
– Have experience in photographing people in different lighting conditions
– Have a camera, back-up batteries and any necessary equipment

Responsibilities include:
– Take event photos at local events selected by the editor-in-chief
– Will have to get names with every photo and in some cases, the brand of outfit/dress women are wearing
– Retouch and tone photos and send Dropbox link and image ID list to editor-in-chief
– May have the opportunity to coordinate photoshoots
– Represent the magazine at select local events

Contact: Chelsea Young
Editor-in-Chief | So Scottsdale! 480-353-6729

Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 – St. Vincent de Paul PR Internship- PAID
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is seeking a Public Relations Intern to assist in elevating and enhancing the nonprofit’s public image through public relations, storytelling and marketing. St. Vincent de Paul works with some of the most vulnerable in our community – working-poor families and homeless individuals. Working with them to tell their stories takes someone with sensitivity, but also recognition of the significance and privilege of being able to be their voices.

The Public Relations Intern will assist in developing content for the organization’s marketing channels, which include social media, web and print publications, emails, and event/branding collateral. The intern will learn and gain hands-on experience with media relations, developing compelling content and measuring results.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is an international non-profit organization dedicated to serving the poor and providing others with the opportunity to serve. The organization has been assisting central and northern Arizona families since 1946. Programs include services for the homeless, medical and dental care for the working poor, charity dining rooms, thrift stores, a transitional housing shelter and general assistance for individuals in need. http://www.stvincentdepaul.net

Hours: 10 – 15 hours per week, $10 per hour

Class Standing: Junior or Senior

Responsibilities
•Assist with marketing materials, press releases and media relations.
•Coordinate social media presence.
•Write, take photos and develop content for SVdP e-newsletter, blog and print newsletter with statewide circulation of 75,000
•Track and measure results of PR efforts.
•Occasional assistance on events and fundraisers.

Interested students should complete an application

Fall 2016 or Spring 2017- Emma Magazine
Emma magazine is looking for some sharp and talented interns to join our squad! Emma is a digital-first modern lifestyle magazine. What makes us different is that we are not print-minded (so we aren’t limited) and we are not just a blog- we publish beautifully designed digital issues. An internship with Emma magazine would be a very hands-on editorial experience in a fun and encouraging work environment with a small staff (cough, cough, room to grow!). Your duties as intern include pitching and producing written content for both Emma’s site and issues, social media outreach and providing an extra hand during editorial photo and video shoots. If applicable, interns may be asked to help edit videos and design page layouts-make sure to mention if you have these skills!

Contact: Alejandra Armstrong

Fall 2016 – Events Internship- Non Profit
Chrysalis internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience. Chrysalis events are accomplished through a team approach. The Events Intern is an integral member of Chrysalis’ Development Team. The Events Intern is responsible for assisting in planning and executing events.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Support in planning, organizing, coordinating, promoting, and facilitating events including:
oLights on Domestic Violence (October)
oDriving Out Domestic Violence Celebrity All Star Gala & Golf Invitational (November)
oWonderland Holiday Program (December)
•Assist in coordinating and monitoring event timelines.
•Assist in auction coordinating, from procuring items to assisting in set-up of auction day of event.
•Maintain accurate detailed records of guest lists, auction items and sponsors.
•Follow internal procedures within development.
•Represent or speak on Chrysalis’ behalf at community events and activities.
•Other duties or responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Ability, and Experience Requirements:
•Some knowledge of the non-profit sector and/or fundraising, either through coursework or professional experience
•Ability to collaborate effectively and professionally with volunteers, staff, and the public.
•Exceptional attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and experience/ability in using mobile giving platforms and Microsoft Office programs, including Word and Excel.
•Strong written and verbal communication skills.
•Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with information, and excellent customer service skills
•Knowledge of domestic abuse and the ability to express compassion for the issue of domestic abuse.

Other Requirements:
She/he must provide own transportation and automobile insurance and have the ability to travel throughout the community; must be able to pass a fingerprint and background clearance as required by Chrysalis and ADHS licensure requirements; must maintain current CPR and first aid training as required by Chrysalis policies; routinely moves equipment weighing up to 50 lbs and may be required to ascend/descend stairs and remain in a stationary position during events. Occasionally will need to be available evenings and weekends.

Contact: Melissa Mock

Fall 2016- Social Media for Final Four- PAID
In conjunction with the Phoenix Final Four LOC Board and Executive Director, the Social Media Coordinator will:

•Report to marketing director and collaborate with marketing team to ensure a cohesive social media identity.
•Manage the day-to-day publishing to the Final Four event social handles including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Specific duties will include:
•Contribute to and regularly update external social sites including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
•Schedule weekly calls with the NCAA staff to discuss strategy, content and upcoming events.
•Assist in minimal updates to the Final Four microsite.
•Post relevant events/details to local community calendars.
•Respond to stakeholder inquiries and comments on established channels in real time as necessary.
•Listen to and monitor all social media outlets: pages, sites, blogs.
•Oversee social media content calendars.
•Coordinate with other PLOC staff for event and/or social media needs.
•Report efforts in a concise and timely manner to the PLOC leadership.
•Prepare timely, complete and actionable recap reports for the Phoenix Final Four social media.
•Attend all Final Four community/kickoff events in the Phoenix area to help promote the event on social media.
•Assist with the day-to-day operations of the Final Four Social Hub, during event week.
•Other duties as assigned to assist in the overall management and execution of the 2017 Phoenix Final Four.

Requirements:
•Interest in sports and social media.
•Available to work 15 hours a week in the planning phase, increasing as needed after December, 2016. Available during the event week, March 27 – April 3, 2017.
•Detail oriented with strong communication skills.

Contact: Andrew Bagnato

Summer 2017- Internships at National Publications
The deadlines to submit summer internship applications and materials for high profile publications like the New York Times,Boston Globe, Denver Post and others are typically in October-November. If you’re interested in applying, please click the link and review all of the requirements and deadlines.

Boston Globe
Deadline: Received by October 22, 2016

New York Times
Deadline: Received by October 31, 2016
Types of Internships: reporting, newsroom, interactive news, visual journalism, audio, video, copy editing and audience development

Dallas Morning News
Deadline: Received by October 31, 2016
Types of Internships: reporting, editorial, digital design and data, copy editing and engagement, photography

Denver Post
Deadline: Received by October 31, 2016
Types of Internships: online production, copy editing, sports copy editing, business reporting

Dow Jones News Fund
Deadline: Received by November 1, 2016
Types of Internships: digital, copy editing, sports copy editing, business reporting, data journalism

Minneapolis Star Tribune
Deadline: Received by November 1, 2016
Types of Internships: digital, copy editing, multimedia, reporting, photography

Chicago Tribune
Deadline: Received by November 1, 2016
Type of Internship: Metro Reporting

The Oregonian
Deadline: Received by November 1, 2016
Type of Internship: Digital

Los Angeles Times
Deadline: Received by November 11, 2016
Type of Internship: Metro/local reporting, Sports, Business, Features, Arts and Entertainment, Editorial Page and Washington, DC bureau

Los Angeles Times
Deadline: Received by November 11, 2016
Type of Internship: Visual Journalism (photography an video)

Seattle Times
Deadline: Received by November 15, 2016
Type of Internship: Digital and interactives, photojournalism, copy editing, investigative reporting, sports reporting, reporting

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 russell.pulliam@indystar.com or call (317) 444-6001, or Stuart Warner in Phoenix at stuart.warner@arizonarepublic.com 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 mike.wong@asu.edu. by October 1.

CONTESTS

NAB Pilot
The National Association of Broadcasters is looking for creative students with good ideas.

The challenge question is:
How might local television and radio broadcasters engage their communities with next generation content on any device, whether big, small or moving?

It’s an opportunity to win $20,000 (or $15,000 or $10,000) to test an idea addressing that question and create a proof of concept. Winners would also get exclusive mentoring from and exposure to industry leaders. (Winners present to broadcast industry executives Oct. 31 and to NAB Show NY attendees Nov. 9-10.)

You can submit ideas online now through Sept. 23 at 5 p.m.

FAQ’s

PART-TIME MEDIA/COMMUNICATIONS POSITIONS OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

ASU Downtown- Marketing and Events Assistant
College of Public Service & Community Solutions on ASU Downtown Campus is looking for a paid student worker to act as Marketing & Events Assistant.

Please apply if you are interested in showcasing your skills and learning more about:
Marketing campaigns
Graphic design
Website design and editing
Videography and Photography
Social media
Special events management
Public service related to Schools of Criminology, Social Work, Public Affairs and Community Resources & Development
To access the job posting, please follow the directions below.

Go to Search On-Campus Jobs
Log in using your asurite ID and password (if required)
Click on Search Openings
Type 25667BR in the Requisition ID field
Click on Search and the job posting will appear
Click on the Requisition ID number link to open the job posting
Click on Apply to Job on or before Sept 9.

Videographer/Editor- With Own Equipment
Local group seeks a student with his/her own equipment to shoot and edit a 9/11 video to pay tribute to first responders. If you have an affinity for a cause like this, please contact the person listed below. Pay is $100. Location is at Faith Church of the Valley and the shoot is on 9/11. Contact is Virginia Coco if you’re interested.

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