Opportunities 10.29.16

ANNNOUNCEMENTS

Must See Monday
October 31, 2016 – 6:00pm
Washington Post political reporter Philip Rucker and Margaret Sullivan, the media columnist for The Washington Post join Leonard Downie Jr., the former executive editor of the Post and Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Cronkite School, to analyze the media’s coverage of the 2016 election. Rucker, Sullivan and Downie will discuss the election via video from Washington, D.C.

INTERNSHIPS

Spring 2017- PR intern at Arizona PBS
Writing social media posts for on-air programming/tune-in related and for events and various other types of special promotions, including posts for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Assist with writing press releases, updating media lists, and producing measurement reports. Join brainstorm sessions for ideas on interactive socmed posts, and join in attending internal planning meetings and possibly meetings with media and/or promotional partners, etc. Provide additional support to CS Asst. 3 position, including assisting with the proofing/updating of azpbs.org web pages and related Web projects. With supervision, may also be asked to assist with updating program descriptions, online pressroom, online video, and various social media projects. Working knowledge of YouTube, social media platforms, Hootsuite and basic HTML are desired. Some knowledge of CSS, Photoshop, Dreamweaver and web video processes a plus. Good PR writing, editing and proofing skills are essential and knowledge of AP style is important. Should be detail-oriented, organized and have the ability to work well with others.

Contact: Colleen Pierce

Spring 2017- “Arizona Horizon” social media intern at Arizona PBS
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

Spring 2017- Arizona Voices Institute- PR and digital internship- PAID
Arizona Voices Institute is a 501(c)(3) non‐profit and non‐partisan initiative of the Greater Phoenix Leadership (GPL) dedicated to increasing public participation in the legislative process. Arizonavoices.org was created by the Institute as a way to directly empower and collectively encourage citizens to propose solutions for the challenges faced by Arizona. Our goal: Ensure that the policies adopted by the Arizona Legislature reflect the priorities of Arizona citizens.

The Arizona Voices Institute (AVI) is seeking an intern with strong knowledge, interest understanding of the public relations, public policy and digital media landscape. The intern will develop public relations campaigns to create, attract and increase engagement and communication with Arizona Voices stakeholders and partners. The role includes managing various digital and social media channels and how to effectively use them in our public relations strategies. The intern hired for this position will possess strong critical thinking skills and is a creative idea‐generator with ability to work in a fast‐paced environment.

The Public Relations and Digital Media Intern will play an active role in the management of and communication through the arizonavoices.org online platform communicating to its more than 7,000 members, leadership groups, local media, elected officials, trade associations and advocacy groups. The intern will engage members on the arizonavoices.org website and social media platforms and in person to help develop new advocacy partnerships and create and publish content that sparks community and civic engagement and dialog about current legislative initiatives.
The intern will also assist in the creation of partnerships to support our ongoing legislative and advocacy objectives, build communication strategies, aligning and managing all digital and social media platforms and other relevant channels. The intern will help secure new partners and help spark community engagement and dialog about current bills before the Arizona legislature; engage with collaborating organizations to encourage partnership and participation and use all relevant analytical tools to assess performance.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Social Media
• Creates and/or updates Facebook, Twitter, and all arizonavoices.org accounts
• Creates and manages social media editorial calendars for arizonavoices.org
• Develops social media strategy to engage arizonavoices.org members across all social channels
• Generates new engagement ideas based on knowledge of social media dynamics
• Responds to posts or comments to increase engagement with arizonavoices.org and its members
• Monitors online review sites supporting arizonavoices.org online reputation and presence
• Posts updates, news, and announcements in a timely manner using appropriate content and content management system
• Performs research to find articles, stories, resources, or other content that is relevant to discussion on arizonavoices.org and posts it to relevant social media pages in a manner that invites conversation and interaction
• Helps increase arizonavoices.org members through online social engagement and interaction
• Maintains current information on all social media sites
• Completes other social media projects as assigned

Digital Media
• Develops content for the arizonavoices.org campaigns, website and social channels
• Contributes to website content, blog posts, and other site interactions
• Maintains and completes website updates using WordPress as needed

Partnership Development
• Support the GPL and AVI team in developing legislative and advocacy partnerships.

Research
• Regularly observes trending online and media discussions of current Arizona legislative initiatives, bills and issues and incorporates into communication strategies
•Connect with potential partners to encourage using arizonavoices.org as part of their advocacy efforts. Create communication and content to support partner legislative and advocacy efforts.
•Support the engagement and outreach activities of AVI during the legislative session to include outreach to legislative staff, providing support for events and activities at the state capitol.
• Creative self‐starter comfortable with taking initiative and working in collaboration with a team
• Understanding of the public relations process and creation of integrated public relations campaigns

REQUIREMENTS
• Excellent communicator with a strong background in content strategy and development
• Experience with Microsoft Office applications, basic photo and video‐editing software
• Experience with W ordpress a plus
• Familiarity and facility with mainstream social media platforms
• Available to work 15‐20 hours per week
• Work remotely and from Arizona Voices offices as work dictates
• Use of personal laptop is required to complete internship projects and tasks

This is a part‐time internship, paying $1,000 per month.
Candidates maintain a positive attitude under pressure, exhibit a strong work ethic, and enjoy working with a wide range of personalities. Most importantly, the candidate should be flexible and willing to take on multiple tasks in a start‐up environment. This internship will benefit a student studying digital media, marketing, public relations, public affairs, political science, journalism and related fields.

TO APPLY
Please send your resume and cover letter to Karl Gentles

Spring 2017- Higley Unified School District- PAID
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Enrolled JR+ Spring 2017
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK (at least two full days/week) with possible increase in hours as needed (no more than 20 hours a week)
TYPE: PAID $10/HR (Must register for course credit)

Higley Unified School District public relations intern(s) will assume varied duties and projects in community relations, social media, employee communications and marketing communication.

Duties include, but are not be limited to: • Writing, editing and proofreading internal and external communication • Story writing for website posting • Creating and maintaining measurement and database information • Social media proficiency – all channels • PowerPoint • Researching selected topics (e.g. media lists, event costs, community relations issues) for proposals and program implementation • Program and event planning and implementation assistance (possible Saturday and/or evening assignment 1-3 times a semester) • Fulfilling other programmatic and administrative functions as required • Responding to internal and external requests for information • Dedication to student and employee privacy required • Must be able to pass district background check • Outgoing, with excellent customer service and presentation skills

Contact: michelle.reese@husd.org
Location: 2935 S. Recker Road, Gilbert, 85295

Spring 2017- Havas PR
Job Description: The Havas PR internship role is designed for those with an interest in PR and limited professional job experience. In this role, you will be a junior member of the account team and you will support staff members working on various accounts. Clients include Fox Restaurant Concepts, Sauce Pizza & Wine, Bobby-Q, Risas Dental, and more.

We are not cookie-cutter thinkers, and we want people who are willing to think differently, too. These three C’s are integral to everything we do: Cause, Collaboration and Creation.

What we will expect from you
An interest in and understanding of our clients’ business
General research skills
Full understanding of how to analyze and report client media coverage
Preparation of client-facing reports
The ability to build media lists
The ability to draft pitches, media alerts and press releases
Knowledge of Havas PR vision, values and structure

Where you need to excel
Strong writing, editing, listening and verbal skills
Making timeline and deadline commitments
Attention to detail and process
Collaboration and teamwork
Entrepreneurial spirit, passion and intellectual curiosity
Contributing creative ideas
Being versed and immersed in social media mania, current events and pop culture

Contact info: Janice Vega

Spring 2017- Rush The Court
Rush the Court is the nation’s largest independent college basketball source. Founded in 2007 and entering our 10th season of coverage, our staff of 40+ writers has helped us earn a trusted place in the consumption of college basketball news and analysis around the country. We produce over 75 pieces of original content each week during the season, and RTC partnerships allow select writers the opportunity to craft stories for national outlets such as USA Today, Sports Illustrated, and Sporting News. Current and past staff members have also been tapped as guests on national radio and television shows on CBS Sports, NBC Sports and Yahoo, among others.

Rush the Court alumni have gone on to full-time, paid positions as lead writers for college basketball coverage at NBC Sports, SI.com, and numerous other local and regional media outlets. Founder and executive editor Randy McClure is a member of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Board of Directors and currently serves as the organization’s New Media Liaison.

Rush the Court is looking for talented college basketball writers to join the staff for the 2016-17 season. There are openings for national writers, as well as for conference coverage in the ACC, Big East, Big Ten, Big 12, SEC, and Pac-12. Opportunities assisting with social media and the RTC Podcast exist, as well. Experience covering college basketball is preferred but not required. Hours and scheduling are flexible, but writers should be able to contribute a minimum of two 500-750 word stories per week during the season. The opportunity to write for larger partners (USA Today, Sports Illustrated, etc.) is possible but not guaranteed. Applications are open and can be submitted any time before 11:59 PM PST, October 31.

If interested, email rushthecourt@yahoo.com with a brief paragraph describing your experience level and interest. Relevant writing samples can be submitted as links or as an attachment.

Spring 2017- Wired PR
Wired PR, a Phoenix-based public relations and creative marketing agency, is looking for a motivated, creative PR intern to join its team part time. A Wired PR intern is a self-starter who will work hard to bring original ideas and fresh approaches to the overall PR process. You will be responsible for researching editorial calendars, researching and maintaining media lists, compiling press coverage, developing content for blogs and newsletters, drafting press releases and calendar listings, and keeping current on events. You will also have the opportunity to be a key part of developing and implementing at least one PR campaign. As a Wired PR intern, you will dig in and get your hands dirty learning, collaborating and working on cool projects.

Requirements/Qualifications:

▪Third or fourth year college student, working toward a degree in marketing, communications, PR or journalism
▪Related experience is plus, but not required

The Details
Wired PR is located at 221 E. Indianola Ave., Phoenix 85012 (in Co+Hoots).

Please submit any relevant work samples/links along with your application to morgan@wiredprgroup.com.

Spring 2017- Maricopa County Environmental Services Department- Communications
Office/Department Website: ESD.Maricopa.gov
Intern Supervisor(s) Name & Title: Johnny Diloné
Intern Supervisor(s) Phone Number:(602) 525-2423

Project Scope & Intended Outcomes:
The mission of Maricopa County Environmental Services Department (MCESD) is to provide safe food, water, waste disposal and vector borne disease reduction controls to the people of Maricopa County so that they may enjoy living in a healthy and safe community. We have an opportunity for a creative, self-motivated intern to learn about the different services MCESD provides to the community and the internal organizational structure that allows us to deliver these services with the highest level of quality customer service. Intern would spend several work days with staff from each program and when possible, conduct ride-a-longs to learn about their different work/duties.

The ideal intern would also have a special interest in the areas of communication, social media, and video production to assist us in creating interesting and engaging PSAs and other educational materials for our library. This position will be key in helping us better establish MCESD’s presence on our existing social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest) and in identifying, suggesting and setting up a presence on other appropriate sites/channels. The intern would also benefit from other related duties as assigned, especially when engaging and working with our other department programs or administrative operations (e.g. general data entry, inspection data, use Accela Automation, assist with projects done in collaboration with other government agencies, and special projects related to the FDA Cooperative agreement, assist with our green initiative to eliminate wall files at regional offices, follow the EROP process and learn about our department Standard Operational Procedure process, attend department trainings, as well as attend County Board and Board of Health meetings).

Through this experience, the intern should expand their personal knowledge of environmental services and business-related jobs and opportunities. The Intern should get a better understanding of public service in general and of county government tasks, functions, and opportunities. In summary, the intern will gain professional development, build their resume, obtain real world experience, make contacts within Maricopa County, as well as interact with other public and private agencies. The intern must comport his or herself professionally, comply with MCESD’s dress code, and uphold MCESD’s policies and procedures.

Recruitment Preference Information (e.g. desired competencies, academic disciplines, and skill sets.):
Desired skills and competencies, as detailed in Project Scope information included above.

Spring 2017- McCain Institute in Washington- Political Communications and Event Planning
The McCain Institute is looking for communications/events interns for the Spring semester. If you are interested in public affairs, event management or political PR please learn more in the information link.

If you have questions about the internship please contact Matt Covert. The deadline for internship applications are next Friday, November 4.

Editorial note: These types of Political Communications internships are for students who are interested in PR/Communications work.

The internship is in Washington, DC and not Arizona. Washington DC housing can be obtained through WISH (Washington Intern Student Housing).

Spring 2017 – Mayor Greg Stanton- Political Communications
Mayor Greg Stanton’s office is seeking interns for the upcoming semester. Ideal candidates have experience in public policy, urban planning, communication, political science, business, sustainability or a related field of study. Interns will work closely with the Mayor’s staff on operations of communications.

Editorial note: These types of Political Communications internships are for students who are interested in PR/Communications work.

A minimum of 120 hours will be required per semester to complete this internship.

TO APPLY
Please send a cover letter and current resume to Doug Mings. First review of applicants will begin Thursday, November 10 at 5pm. A background check will be required. For questions, please call Doug Mings at 602-534-6051.

Spring 2017- Heard Museum Communications/PR internship
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled JR+
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE:UNPAID (Must receive course credit)

RESPONSIBLE FOR:
Media relations, communications, marketing and advertising strategies for a variety of exhibits, events and focus area projects.

EXPECTATIONS:
The Marketing and Public Relations Department operates in a strong team environment. It is essential to work closely with the other team members within the Communications Department to ensure that the museum’s public image is strong and cohesive, and to avoid competition for coverage within the department. This includes attending regular department meetings, maintaining constant communication regarding the status of your projects and having all media materials proofread by other team members in the department.

As an intern, you will have the opportunity to participate in the following:
Administrative: Support Marketing and Public Relations Department initiatives by tracking and reporting media coverage, maintaining media lists, following up with media pitches and other duties as assigned.

Media Relations: Write media materials including news releases and calendar announcements for distribution to local and national media. Pitch stories to key media and secure placement in publications that reach targeted audiences, in cooperation with the Marketing and Public Relations Department managers. Assist with media relations during Heard events such as the Hoop Dance and Indian Fair.

Marketing: Assist in the development of collateral materials including visitor flyers, brochures, member invitations, event programs and other promotional materials for the projects assigned.

Editorial Support: Provide editorial support for projects as needed including proofreading media communiqués and collateral materials. Write feature stories and other copy for the member newsletter Earth Song, the museum’s website and e-newsletters to promote the projects assigned.

Publications: Develop articles for Earth Song, the Indian Fair program, quarterly gallery guides, the website and e-newsletters.

Planning: Work with Marketing and Public Relations Department to assist with the development of integrated media strategies, budgets, communications messages, marketing programs and advertising campaigns to reach preset goals for the exhibits, events and focus areas.

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:
– Major/area(s) of study: Marketing, Public Relations, Business, or related field
– Student must be well kept, friendly, outgoing and like working with customers, guild members and museum members
– Student must be able to work effectively with staff either independently or as a team member

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

Spring 2017- DUET: PARTNERS IN HEALTH & AGING – PAID
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled JR. +
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: STIPEND ($1200) (Must receive course credit)

Social Media Intern:
The Social Media Intern will work closely with the Communications Director and Executive Director to implement specific communications strategies. Responsibilities may include the following:

•Plan and execute social media strategy through research, messaging and audience identification (current platforms are Facebook, Twitter, and Linked In).
•Create editorial calendar
•Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community to take action
•Optimize organization pages within each platform to increase the visibility of the organization’s social content
•Create social ad campaigns
•Capture and analyze the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices for reporting and action

Communications/Marketing Intern:
The Communications/Marketing Intern will work closely with the Communications Director and Executive Director to implement specific communications strategies. Responsibilities may include the following:
•Assist with writing of articles for Duet print newsletter.
•Assist in planning, writing and managing monthly eNewsletter and targeted e-blasts using e-mail marketing.
•Maintain fresh content and photos for Duet’s website. Utilize search engine optimization and maintain brand identity standards.
•Create, layout, design, and update marketing materials and collateral for the agency, fundraising events, and services (InDesign experience helpful) inspiring the community to volunteer, donate, and ask for help.
•Evaluate effectiveness of current communications marketing tools (e-news, print newsletter, collateral, etc.)
•Collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for marketing and communications.

Contact: Nichole Barnes
Location: 555 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix

Spring 2017- Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley PR and Communications Internship
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled JR.+
HOURS: MINIMUM: 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: Unpaid (Must register for course credit)

PR and Marketing: BGCEV is looking for interns to help support the overall marketing and public relations of Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley. Our organization consists of 12 clubs and a school in 9 communities in the valley. Duties will include: Writing Press Releases both for the organization as a whole and also for individual branches as needed. There will be interaction and relationship with media, BGCEV Staff, donors and sponsors, that will include stewardship, fundraising event needs and communication efforts with the variety of audiences we serve. (Print, Digital, Social, and Direct Marketing will be the overall focus)

Broadcast and Video: BGCEV is for interns to assist with developing video production for digital and social media purposes. In addition, we will be working to develop overall messaging to the variety of audiences we engage. Those audiences include: Parents, Donors, Sponsors, Youth, Teens, Community, Local Gov’t, Staff and Media. Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley consists of 12 clubs and a school in 9 communities in the valley. Interns will be working with the overall organization and also individual branches.

Contact: Lisa Ellis
Location: 2602 W. Baseline Rd. #25 Mesa, AZ

Spring 2017- Arizona Diamondbacks Photography and Archiving Internship
Intern Requirements:
 Must be a junior, senior, postgraduate student, or within a year post graduation with preferred majors of Photography Journalism, Communication, Business or related field, pursuing a degree from an accredited college or university. (If you do not meet the internship requirements, please do not apply.)  Average of 30+ hours per week

Term: January – October 2017
Compensation: Minimum wage

Primary Duties:
Photography intern will maintain the organizations photography requests by sorting through and organizing all photo requests to coordinate game day photo schedules. Attention to detail and organizational skills are a must. Once photo requests have been fulfilled, this position will be in charge of distributing captioned and keyworded online galleries via Photoshelter.
The Photography intern will have the opportunity to assist on various photo shoots and document Corporate and Community events and signage as well as various pre-game activities on-field, off-site and around the ballpark.
Qualifications:
 Must be enrolled in or a graduate of a college level photography program, or have equivalent experience.
 Must be proficient with professional level DSLR photography equipment including an off camera flash. (Pro-level
Canon and Nikon gear will be available for use)
 Must be proficient on an Apple computer system and familiar with Photoshop CS4-CS5, Photo Mechanic and
Photoshelter.
 Must be able to work with other employees on tight deadlines with short notice on many projects.
 Must be available to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel. • Must be able to multi-task and complete projects.
• Must be able to handle confidential information.
• Detail oriented
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Excellent work ethic
 Experience working with 35mm and Medium Format film negatives, using a loupe to discern good versus poor images.
 Able to crop and print on high-quality inkjet photographs using large format Epson printers
The Arizona Diamondbacks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:
1. Are you available to attend a face-to-face interview at Chase Field on November 7th, 2016 between 1:00 – 6:00 pm?
2. Are you currently enrolled as a junior, senior or postgraduate at an accredited college or university? 3. Are you able to work from January – December? Apply today.

Summer 2017- Minority Science Writers Internship
“Coming from a non-science background, the Minority Science Writers Internship has really helped me to think about journalism in a new way.” Maya Smith, Minority Science Writers Intern 2016

“As a biologist I don’t see a lot of minority professors or researchers and as a science writer that’s the same…..with this program, even though you might not have those same role models other people do, you certainly have the chance to get a step forward and to have the same hands-on experience that maybe you wouldn’t be able to otherwise.” Dianne Lugo, Minority Science Writers Intern 2016, full interview.

Science is a global activity, but the demographics of the journalists who cover it don’t reflect that diversity. The Minority Science Writers Internship is for students who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism and who want to learn more about science writing. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the Pitts Family Foundation is proud to offer a summer internship program for minority students interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about science writing. Experience what it’s like to cover the scientific and technological issues that shape our global community.

“The Internship revved my engines for reporting and propelled my career” Nicholas St. Fleur, Science Writer at The New York Times, MSWIntern 2012

The Internship takes place at the Washington, D.C. headquarters of AAAS’s Science magazine, the largest interdisciplinary journal in the world. The program is a paid, 10-week experience under the guidance of the weekly magazine’s award-winning staff of professional science writers and editors. Interns are expected to contribute to the weekly news section, including bylined articles in the print and electronic news service. The internship also provides for travel to and from the internship site in Washington, DC. The internship runs from June to mid-August. For information and a video interview with 2016 Interns apply today.

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.

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

San Antonio Express-News
Deadline: Received by November 1, 2016
Types of Internships: data visualization, reporting, photography, multimedia

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

Tampa Bay Times
Deadline: Received by November 1, 2016
Type of Internship: Newsroom and Photo

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)

Louisville Courier-Journal
Deadline: Received by November 11, 2016
Type of Internship: Reporter, Producers, Photo

Buffalo News
Deadline: Received by November 15, 2016
Type of Internship: Reporting, Data Visualization, Digital Editor,

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

Politico
Deadline: Received by January 1, 2017
Type of Internship: Editorial

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

James Alan Cox Foundation Scholarship for Student Photojournalists
Founded in memory of James Alan Cox, a television photojournalist, The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists aims to provide financial support to student photographers of college age. Through a variety of funding, including equipment purchases and scholarships for college and technical school classes, the foundation’s mission is to expand educational and developmental opportunities for student photographers demonstrating interest, talent and financial need.

Type of Awards:

The video awards are for college and graduate students only.
Five (5) $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to five (5) college or technical school students, payable to their school. Four awards will be for video work while one will be for still photography.
Starting in 2013, one (1) $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to one (1) graduate student, payable to their school, for video work.

Deadline to apply is November 15, 2016.

American Copy Editors Society (ACES) Copy editing Scholarships $1,000-$2,500
College juniors and seniors, graduate students and recent college graduates. You must have been in school for at least one full term or enrolled for such during the period summer 2016 through spring 2017. Previous scholarship winners are not eligible. Students in countries other than the United States may apply. All entry materials must be in English.

Take a look at how to apply. Deadline is November 16.

Association of Women in Sports Media (AWSM)
Since 1990, AWSM has placed more than 140 female college students interested in sports media careers in paid summer internships working in broadcast production, broadcast reporting, print/digital reporting, magazine writing and public relations. All interns receive a $1,000 scholarship and complimentary registration and lodging at AWSM’s annual convention.

The application process for the 2017 AWSM internship/scholarship program is open through Oct. 31. There is no fee for AWSM members to apply, and $40 application fee for for non-members. Student membership to AWSM is $25, which waives the internship/scholarship application fee.

Hearst Journalism Fellowships – May 2017 and December 2016 graduates
The Fellowship is a two-year program focusing on multimedia journalism. It consists of two 12-month rotations at Hearst’s top metro papers. The program has produced dozens of successful journalists now working at Hearst newspapers and other top places around the country. Those selected will be assigned an adviser for the duration of the program and will work one-year rotations at two sites, assigned from among: Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News, Albany Times Union and Connecticut Media Group. Assignments will be based on developmental needs. Our goal is to help forge a top-notch multi-media journalist. So, for example, if you are a sports or feature writer who has never covered news or business, you probably will. Deadline to apply is January 13. Learn more about this multimedia journalism fellowship.

Hearst Television- Fred Young TV News Producing Fellowship
If you are a December 2016 graduate and are interested in a career as a TV news producer, check out this unique opportunity from Hearst Television.

Mission:
To recruit a strong upcoming Winter 2016 graduate interested in television news/digital news producing and to nurture that candidate during a 10-week paid fellowship program. Upon successful completion of the Fred Young Hearst Television Producing Fellowship, he/she will be presented with a job offer for a full-time newscast producing position with a Hearst Television station.

Criteria for Selection:
The candidate must have demonstrated an interest in and ability to produce news for television, radio or online. Excellent writing skills, a demonstrated ability to produce a newscast and a good base of editorial judgment are important. The candidate must be interested in a career as a Television News Producer. He/she must have a strong academic record with at least two recommendations from faculty or internship supervisors.

Applicants must be completing their senior year of college, with a planned graduation in December of 2016 or graduated in the Spring of 2016. The applicant must be willing to spend 10 weeks post-graduation at a Hearst station of the company’s choosing, and must be willing to relocate to an appointed employing Hearst station upon successful completion of the program. The Fellow will be paid approximately $675 per week for the 10-week program and job following the Fellowship. The Fellow is responsible for finding housing for the 10 week period.

Application:
Qualified candidates must send a letter expressing interest in the Fellowship and promoting his/her candidacy, an essay about the role of a producer in contemporary television news (one page, single spaced maximum), a resume and a transcript. Two recommendations are also required with this application. Finalists will be interviewed by phone/in person.

Deadlines:
Applications are due by November 11, 2016. Decisions will be made no later than December 6, 2016.
All application materials should be sent via email to caltman@hearst.com as well as ekropp@hearst.com, to the attention of:
Candy Altman, Vice President, News, Hearst Television

Summer 2017 Ethics Fellowship in Journalism for Graduate Students
FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics) is now accepting applications for its 2017 Journalism program.

FASPE Journalism is a fully-funded, two-week summer program that uses the conduct of journalists in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive study of contemporary journalism ethics. FASPE Journalism is predicated upon the power of place. Fellows visit Auschwitz and other sites in Germany and Poland where they consider how to apply the lessons of history to journalism’s ethical challenges.

In 2017, the program will take place from Sunday, May 21 to Friday, June 2. (Fellows are expected to arrive in Europe by Saturday, May 20.) All program costs are covered, including round-trip travel from New York to Europe, European travel, lodging, and food. FASPE Journalism Fellows travel and share some seminars with Fellows in the FASPE Business and Law programs.

FASPE Journalism is open to current graduate students and working journalists who received an undergraduate degree between May 2012 and May 2016 or a graduate degree between May 2015 and January 2017. Apply at the FASPE Journalism site by January 5, 2017.

PART-TIME JOBS OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Part-time Web Editor- KTAR
To update, gather, and create news and sports content for the KTAR and Arizona Sports web sites. Ensure that all content on KTAR.com and ArizonaSports.com is fresh and represents the high standards of the stations’ on-air products. The ideal candidate for this position demonstrates strong editorial skills and sound news judgment with experience reporting or writing for a print publication or online news outlet. This is a unique position that requires extreme flexibility, including some work on weekends, evenings, etc. In addition, the position requires the flexibility and dependability to work additional hours during breaking news and other big news and sports events. Works closely with the digital media team, news and other departments to help make KTAR.com and ArizonaSports.com world class web sites.

Production Tech- IHeartMedia
A position in a satellite location in Phoenix, AZ. The Production Tech/Dubber is responsible for recording audio into Nexgen, from Vcreative or other source.

Responsibilities
• Assists in the creation of radio advertising and station promotions by providing administrative project or process support to department managers or staff.

CBS Radio PT Promotions Assistant
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.

Responsibilities include:

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.

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