Opportunities 9.9.16

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. 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 to submit an application:
Broadcast or 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):

Intership Interview Day Schedule
Broadcast Companies
Friday October 21
8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
AE England Building (Across the street from the front door of the Cronkite School)

Public Relations/Communications Companies
Friday October 28
8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
AE England Building (Across the street from the front door of the Cronkite School)

The Arizona Republic
Friday October 28
12:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.
AE England Building (Across the street from the front door of the Cronkite School)

Other Publication/Writing/Photography/Digital Companies
Friday November 18
8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.
AE England Building (Across the street from the front door of the Cronkite School)

Resume Writing Sessions
If you want to make your resume relevant and professional looking, join us for the next resume writing session:

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

Bring a copy of your resume and be prepared to share it on screen for some feedback. We’re all learning together.

Recruiter Visits for December 2016 and May 2017 graduates
If you are graduating in December 2016 or in May 2017 and want to interview for real jobs and perhaps some high-end summer internships, please send your materials to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu

If you are a junior in class standing, you would be eligible for summer 2017 internships at any of these companies so you should apply as well. The deadline to submit materials for any of these positions is October 3.

Pulliam Fellowships
Monday October 17
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Cronkite 222
Recruiter: Stuart Warner, senior content coach, The Arizona Republic
Interviewing for these positions: Pullman Fellowships (see detailed description below in Fellowships section)
Submit a resume and link to your portfolio by October 3

American City Business Journals (ACBJ)
Tuesday October 18
12:30 p.m. – Information Session with pizza Cronkite 444
RSVP to info session by October 11
Recruiter: Beth Hunt, director Editorial Recruiting and Development
Interviewing for these positions: Business reporting summer internships across the U.S.
Submit a resume and link to your portfolio by October 3

American City Business Journals (ACBJ)
Wednesday October 19
9:00 a.m., Cronkite 553
2:00 p.m., Cronkite 222
Recruiter: Beth Hunt, director Editorial Recruiting and Development
Interviewing for these positions: Business reporting summer internships across the U.S.
Submit a resume and link to your portfolio by October 3

USA Today Network
Thursday October 20
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Cronkite 222
Recruiter: Aric Johnson, senior recruiter, USA Today Network
Interviewing for these positions: social media, writers, reporters, digital content producers, videographers
Submit a resume and link to your portfolio by October 3

Sinclair Broadcast Group
Monday October 24
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Cronkite 222
Recruiter: Kevin Olivas, news recruiting manager
Interviewing for these positions: Producers, news and sports photographers, digital journalists and MMJs
Submit a resume and link to your portfolio by October 3

Dallas Morning News
Tuesday October 25
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. , Cronkite 222
Recruiter: Bruce Tomaso, breaking news editor, The Dallas Morning News
Interviewing for these positions: writers, reporters, digital content producers
Submit a resume and link to your portfolio by October 3

 

INTERNSHIPS

Fall 2016- Phoenix Business Journal Events Internship- PAID
Intern Duties:
First two weeks – have them explore the admin site, get familiar with the events that are going on, educate them on what the event manager role is and how they can help.
-Voicemails & call backs
-Admin site – teach them how to use the system and when comfortable using by themselves:
•Input registrations – help clients/attendees register if needed
•Make sure all sponsor logos & event logos are updated
•Help create new events and add all information
-Create social media posts for FB, LinkedIn & Twitter weekly for upcoming events
-Forward any emails they can assist with/email back on my behalf
-Volunteer event day help (and prior, i.e.: nametags, décor, programs…)
-Help with nominations for awards events–
oDownloading from admin and mail merging
oSelecting winners on admin site
oWhen winners selected creating an excel doc with nominee & nominator information for sales and editorial team
-Create lists of organizations and companies to contact to attend certain events or help push to their database
-Once a month find two new venues with pricing and information
-Help with scripts
oFor award ceremonies – put the companies ranking or names in place of last years
-Help create timelines for each event
-Look into other markets events and get ideas that we could possible use
-Help create survey monkey’s for post event to all attendees

Contact: Haley Metcalf

Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 – Seed Spot Thought Leadership Content Intern
Want to have your voice (or pen, rather) heard across the Internet? As a Content Curator Intern, 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.

Application

Fall 2016- Maricopa County Flood Control District- PAID ($12/hour)
To complete special projects across a wide range of potential topics related to tasks depending on the area of assignment leading to improved program and administrative operations.

Minimum education and/or experience:
Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program in communications, broadcasting, journalism or public relations, or related studies.

Specialized training, certifications, and/or other special requirements:
Must possess, or have the ability to obtain by the time of hire, a valid Arizona driver’s license.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Ability to write for public and internal audiences. Exceptional organizational skills including the ability to set priorities, develop a work plan/schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track information and activities. Highly proficient computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, with attention to grammar, detail, proofreading and formatting.

Preferred education and/or experience:
Completion of at least two (2) years of college level coursework in communications, broadcasting, journalism or public relations, or related studies. Experience posting to social media platforms. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.

Working conditions:
Ability to move objects lifting floor to waist (up to 25 pounds) pushing/pulling (up to 50 pounds) short distance of (25 feet or less). Must be willing and able to communicate effectively with a diverse population. Incumbent must possess ethical behavior and a professional demeanor. Must manage interruptions and time pressures, multiple and unscheduled tasks, and assist in planning employee events and activities. Prompt decision-making, excellent customer service skills, and the ability to work well with others, is the utmost priority.

ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS:
Assist with public outreach meeting coordination and materials. Research and coordinate special projects. Internal and external special event coordination. Order legal and display advertising, help track billing and affidavits. Social media communications. Attend meetings relative to job assignments. Writing and research for internal and external publications and materials. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Designee.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
The hiring authority will select the successful candidate based on departmental needs.

Typically successful candidates are hired at a salary rate, up to midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience, internal equity and budgetary allowances.

Complete the application.
Job #690PIOINTERN090816

Fall 2016 or Spring 2017- Arizona Commission on the Arts Internship
Communications Intern
(managed by Steve Wilcox, Communications and Research Director)
•Conducts and records basic market research to inform communications strategy.
•Updates and maintains contact lists.
•Assists in creation of blog and social media content.
•Experience with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign preferred.
•Other duties as assigned.

Read the full job description.

To apply, please send an email to Stacey Wong with the subject line: Internship (and specify which internship you are applying for) with the following:
•A cover letter or letter of inquiry, addressing your experience or special interests related to the posted internship (maximum 1 page).
•A current resume or CV (maximum 2 pages).
•A list of three professional/academic references (include name, title, phone number and email address).

Materials should be attached as a single Word document or PDF and labeled with your first and last name (i.e., JaneSmith_CoverLetterResume).

Fall 2016 or Spring 2017- Social Venture Partners Communications Internship
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
• Research

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

Fall 2016 or Spring 2017- The Tab
The Tab empowers young people to publish original journalism which matters. We have built a grassroots network of thousands of talented student reporters at over a hundred universities in the US and UK, and we have a global audience of five million monthly readers.

The fellowship offered is an ambitious and rigorous remote internship that teaches talented students how to write and report to a high level. Fellows work remotely on stories with our professional editors in New York, who have written for Newsweek, VICE and The Guardian. They write three stories per month, varying from breaking news to long-form interviews, and they are given extensive guidance and training on how to execute those formats and how to produce stories to a professional standard. Participants also learn about media law, journalistic ethics and other areas of knowledge that will help them in their writing. Tab Fellows communicate with our team of paid editors in New York at least weekly, during which their performance is assessed and they are given feedback on their stories and how they can improve. The Tab Fellowship is a proven training path for young writers and journalists – its best participants have broken stories that have been covered in The New York Times, BuzzFeed, the Washington Post and the Guardian, and many have taken jobs in the media upon graduation.

In addition to their training, Tab fellows are rewarded with a series of benefits, including:

Eligibility for Tab internships in our New York and London offices, and the opportunity to shadow senior editors in our New York headquarters
Official certification, recognized by our partner companies in the media
References on LinkedIn
Webinars with our senior editors

Contact: Jennie Gale

Fall 2016- Social Media Intern for Arizona PBS’s “Arizona Horizon”
Arizona PBS is seeking a social media intern for its weeknightly “Arizona Horizon” public affairs program. The intern will prepare social media content, including images, infographics and original photography as well as write posts promoting upcoming segments with studio guests or packages. The daily (Monday-Friday) social media will also include behind-the-scenes photography and video snippets, and may also include some live tweeting or other posts during the broadcast. Additional work assignments will include editing and feeding video clips using professional video editing software and video sharing sites like YouTube, Vimeo or DropBox. Student must have access to a current generation smart phone and a solid familiarity with social media and video platforms, writing for social media, AP style, video editing and smart phone photography and video. Student must also be available between 3-6 p.m. or 4-7 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Contact: Colleen Pierce

Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 PR/Marketing Internship TECH.Co
If you love technology, connecting with emerging startups and tech titans and love dogs, keep reading!

National technology media and events company Tech.Co has an immediate opening for a PR/MKT intern.

Our intern will be assisting with developing email marketing and social media campaigns, messaging and press releases for our 3-day global conference Innovate! and Celebrate and editorial packages to outside partners and sponsors and seeking public relation placement opportunities for our co-founders of Tech.Co and Director of Audience Engagement.

Our intern will have many touch points in our company and interact with some of the finest people in the technology industry around the country.

Our intern has to function at a high octane pace, find solutions to improve efficiency and streamline tasks, is a self-starter, reliable, has high organizational skills, responsive, wants to learn all about how a technology publication works, has a positive attitude and is drama-free, is all about the work and must love dogs.

Our rockin intern will report directly to the Director of Audience Engagement & Strategic Partnership, Tishin Donkersley, who has worked in tech media for 14 years, is the tech correspondent for all Phoenix affiliate networks, has been seen on USA Today Tech, The List, TechCrunch, Tech.Co, and more. Tishin received the 2015 Arizona Governor’s Council Diversity Award for her efforts in workforce equality.

Bonus points if you know: Mailchimp, Buffer, Canva or Photoshop, how to write a press release

This position is paid $500/month for 15 hours and can be primarily remote.
Contact Tishin@tech.co

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- 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

Summer 2017- Internships at National Publications
The deadlines to submit summer internship applications and materials for high profile publications like the Washington Post, 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.

Washington Post
Deadline: Received by October 16
Types of internships: reporting, photography, copy editing, multimedia, social media producing, digital designing

Boston Globe
Deadline: Received by October 22, 2016
Types of internships: reporting, photography, copy editing in sports, news, health and business

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

Social Media Manager ($15/hour)
Part-time job opportunity working with former pro-basketball player / inspirational speaker to manage his Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn profiles. Manager will work directly with client to assist in learning social media and strengthening web presence. We are looking for the following skill set:

• Experience posting to Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter.
• Knowledge of building Klout score
• Writing skills / grammar and spelling accuracy
• Consistency and timeliness

Project is ongoing, estimated 1 – 2 hours per week. Pay $15.00 / hour

Please submit your resume and your interest in working with this project to artcoeurdesigns@gmail.com

Photography ($20/hour)
Type of photos required: Interior and exterior of completed buildings in Metro Phoenix.
Travel: Yes. Candidate must be able to travel to construction sites around Metro Phoenix.
Pay: $20 an hour
Contact: Peter Madrid at MadridMedia
Photos to be used on website and featured in marketing collateral material

Marketing Associate Dysleximedia
Dysleximedia was created by the founder of the Internet’s longest running entertainment magazine to help companies revamp their marketing efforts and revitalize how they’re running an online business. In the past year, Dysleximedia.com has engaged dozens of clients seeking assistance in a variety of areas ranging from CEO Coaching to Analytics/Marketing.

We are looking for a part time employee who is a self-motivated, team player to learn all aspects of the business side of the Web. For certain clients they will be working on projects ranging from: SEO, Social Media, to Analysis, to Promotions.

Candidates must have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, be a self-starter and be team-oriented.

This position is virtual.

Responsibilities:
Post and create content for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+
Work on Message Boards
Learn the ins and outs of SEO projects
Create weekly reports
Promote online projects
Assist in special projects
Flexibility to work various shifts remotely.
Stay on top of social media trends and updates in order to bring in new ideas and keep the brand fresh.

Skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Creative, artistic and critical thinking skills
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
Real-word experience planning social media programs
Knowledge of online media marketing current best practices
Experience with content management systems

Education
Majors in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or related field

To Apply: Email dysleximedia@dysleximedia.com and take a short test to demonstrate your online skills.

Video Position for a Student- Bureau of Land Management, Phoenix
Assists the Media Services Branch with video editing post-production work for a wide range of instructional television, informational, public outreach, and social media video projects. Catalogs videotapes, creates time-code window burns, and executes non-linear video editing work to include titling, music, instructional graphics, special effects, voice over narration, sound bites, b-roll footage and documentary segments. Ancillary duties includes; assisting with studio video productions, location videography, still photography, audio recording, and location lighting. Collaborates on project design and scripting, operates teleprompter and studio cameras, and assists with the creation and preparation of production graphics and video edit effects. With supervision, edits video packages for distribution via on-line training distribution sites and BLM social media outlets. Ships video production gear to field crews and assists with all in-house and location logistics.

Work Schedule is Work Schedule is full-time. – This position is an Internship Not-To-Exceed 1 year, and may be extended based on agency needs. Salary range $29K-$38K.

Read the full job description. Closes September 15.

ASU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Reporter- Writer ($10/hour)
Is reporting part of your DNA? Are you passionate about writing in compelling voices to engage and inform audiences through multiple communication channels?

Do you love the thrill of finding a story that everyone else missed? Or discovering new ways to make evergreen content fresh?

Are you ready to make an impact at the largest college at ASU? If so, we have a student reporter position for you!

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is looking for a strong writer effective communicator and deadline-driven multitasker to work collaboratively with our marketing team to write news articles, press releases and social media posts that tell the story of our college. You’ll be responsible for finding, sourcing and writing captivating articles that enhance our reputation as the intellectual heart of the university to audiences at ASU and beyond.

Read the full job description. Job #25168BR. Closes on September 13.

ASU Fulton School of Engineering Seeks a Photographer
We are looking for a responsible, student photographer to cover events in place of or in conjunction with our staff photographer. Must be comfortable working independently at some photo shoots, as well as part of a creative team at others. Responsibilities include: responding to requests for a photographer; scouting sites; taking photos in labs, classrooms, at outdoor campus locations and at events; creating “best of” photo sets; uploading photos to photo sharing sites; editing photos; providing caption information; securing model releases as needed; coordinating or assisting with photography assignments; and performing other duties as assigned. Salary range is $8.85 – $11.60 per hour; DOE. Please read the application, which features the full job description.

Job # 26045BR. It closes on September 21.

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT GAMMAGE CENTER ($9/hour)
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provides support at special events on campus and Valley-wide.
• Writes press releases, research, updating and maintaining media lists
• Gather online, print and broadcast coverage for media reports
• Creates and executes grass roots for ASU Gammage’s Broadway and Beyond
Seasons
• Writes and edits articles for the ASU Gammage VIP Magazine
• Helps create student based promotions and special events. Create resource
materials for events and programs such as pre-show activities for Broadway and
BEYOND performances.
• Helps to maintain content for social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram,
Snapchat, YouTube, Twitter and Pinterest.
• Assists with media at events
• Assists with administrative tasks including filing, phone calls, research and errand
running.
• Must be professional, outgoing, willing to work hard and able to work some nights
and weekends.
• Must be able to type and have proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience and proficiency using social media marketing tools, excellent
communication, writing, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
• Creativity, flexibility and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel are essential.
• Prior experience in a marketing/communication role desired but not required.
• Knowledge of and interest in the arts and theater.
• Valid US driver’s license required upon employment.

Department Statement/General Information:
Located on the Tempe campus of Arizona State University, ASU Gammage is among the largest university-based presenters of performing arts in the world. ASU Gammage is the home theater of the Desert Schools Federal Credit Union Broadway Across America – Arizona series and the ASU Gammage Beyond series. Our mission is to Connect CommunitiesTM through artistic excellence and educational outreach.
Close Date: September 15, 2016 at 3pm.

ow to Apply: Visit https://students.asu.edu/employment/search and then search on-campus student positions for requisition 25922BR.

Downtown Tempe News Writer
Looking for writer to report stories about downtown Tempe. http://www.mylocalnews.us/dt/

Contact: Joseph Lewis
514 S. Mill Avenue – Tempe, AZ 85281
602-740-3916

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