Opportunities 11.4.16

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Birthday Boy
Happy birthday Mr. Cronkite! Please join us in the First Amendment Forum on Friday November 4 at 4:30 p.m. for birthday cake as we celebrate what would have been Walter Cronkite’s 100th birthday. Please join us for this historic celebration.

INTERNSHIPS

Spring 2017 – Cox Media Sales- PAID
JOB TITLE: Advertising Sales Intern – Spring Semester (part-time)
Cox Media is looking for a results-oriented Advertising Sales Intern with responsibility for providing administrative, coordination and marketing support to members of the Cox Media Marketing and Client Solutions team. Executes basic marketing-focused activities that directly support the Sales teams in creating and implementing marketing strategies, programs and materials for Cox Media products and services. This position strives to successfully attract new clients, grow total advertising spend with existing clients and reduce overall client churn in the local market.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Gathers and compiles research data, programming data and campaign summaries from various sources for use by Sales and other departments
•Maintains media kit to ensure most up-to-date information is available
•Develops or formats sales presentations and other sales collateral material
•Generates and distributes promotional campaign affidavits for clients and networks
•Executes and coordinates internal and external client events, promotions, sales incentives, client trade and ticket requests, package creation and premium disbursement
•Pulls key media research reports for Sales Services and Sales Consultants
•Assists Marketing Communications Specialist with maintenance of Cox Media’s social media presence on identified platforms
•Performs general office administrative support, as required
•Attends sales calls, as required
•Analyzes competitive data to identify sales leads and opportunities
•Performs other duties as requested that directly support the Cox Media Marketing & Client Solutions team

Attributes/Skills we seek:
•Strong desire to learn
•Customer focused attitude
•Self-motivation and accountability
•Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Requirements
•Currently enrolled Junior+ in a related degree program such as Journalism, Marketing, Advertising, Business Management and or Marketing Communications

Preferred
One or more of the following
•Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Work, PowerPoint and Excel. Media sales research software and data experience a plus

If interested, please send your resume to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu by November 12. A recruiter from Atlanta will review resumes and select the best students to interview for this highly-coveted paid internship with Cox Media. Interviews will be conducted thefts week in November at the Cronkite School.

Spring 2017- NPR in Washington, DC
Deadline to apply extended to November 6
Any student (undergraduate or graduate) or person who has graduated no more than 12 months prior to the start of the internship period to which he/she is applying. Interns must be authorized to work in the United States.

A learning experience like no other. The NPR internship program has a rich history, helping us discover nearly 10% of our current staff including Ari Shapiro, Audie Cornish, Guy Raz and many more.

From Day 1, interns at NPR are given real-world, hands-on responsibilities. Working alongside top professionals in the field, interns do meaningful work across a variety of departments at NPR. Find out how you can contribute your diverse talents to gain invaluable experience at the heart of a thriving multimedia organization.

Interns at NPR play a vital role in NPR’s daily operations in almost every division of the organization – from NPR News and Music, to Communications and Engineering.

Spring 2017- Modern Luxury Scottsdale Magazine
Modern Luxury Scottsdale Magazine
Class standing: (Second semester freshman- graduate student)
Hours/Week: minimum 12 hours (must register for course credit)

Modern Luxury, the pre-eminent luxury lifestyle publisher in the United States with 40 titles across 12 major markets, is currently seeking outstanding editorial interns for summer 2015 for Scottsdale Magazine. The typical internship is 2-3 days/15-20 hours a week, but more hours are possible if needed for school credit. The intern is required to use his/her own laptop and MUST receive class credit. The editorial internship provides those enrolled with an opportunity to learn about and receive training on the editorial process. Interns will gain valuable editorial experience such as: Learning how to research and write for the magazine Learning how to draft featured stories e-newsletters Learning how to post to our website via a content management system Learning how to fact check for the magazine Learning how to edit for AP Style and ML style Learning about other editorial related skills

Qualifications: Strong writing/journalistic abilities, research skills, fact-checking experience, attention to detail, strong communication skills (must be outgoing, social and comfortable networking and interviewing), knowledge of AP style, reliable and trustworthy
and deadline driven

Location: 68th Street and Camelback, Scottsdale

Please note: Recruiters will interview students on Friday November 18 between 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the AE England historic building across the street from The Cronkite School. If you are interested in scheduling an interview with this publication, contact cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu by Tuesday November 8. We’ll schedule an interview for you.

Spring 2017- Arizona Capitol Times
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (second semester freshman- graduate student); Experience with campus publication required
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID (Must receive course credit)

Our spring internship offers a great opportunity to become familiar with state government, courts and politics. We offer an opportunity to observe and write about legislative activities during the 2017 session, and to pursue enterprise stories and projects, including contributing to our special sections. The intern will work closely with our veteran reporter who covers the state House of Representatives, Hank Stephenson, as well as the newspaper’s editors. The internship is ideal for anyone who wants to pursue a career in public policy or investigative journalism, or who wants to broaden his or her experience in preparation for a career in another area of reporting.

Please note: Recruiters will interview students on Friday November 18 between 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the AE England historic building across the street from The Cronkite School. If you are interested in scheduling an interview with this publication, contact cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu by Tuesday November 8. We’ll schedule an interview for you.

Spring 2017- AZ BIG MEDIA
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (second semester freshman- graduate student); Experience with campus publication required
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID (Must receive course credit)

AZ Big Media interns work on both long-term writing assignments that appear in our print publications and short-term writing assignments that are published online.

Please note: Recruiters will interview students on Friday November 18 between 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the AE England historic building across the street from The Cronkite School. If you are interested in scheduling an interview with this publication, contact cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu by Tuesday November 8. We’ll schedule an interview for you.

Spring 2017- DESTINATION I DO
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently-enrolled JR.+
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID; (Must receive course credit)

A student intern with Destination I Do magazine would assist staff with writing/posting daily blogs and updating online articles. Subject matter includes travel, destination weddings, fashion and beauty. Interns would also help to increase Destination I Do’s social media presence on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest. Experience in editing, creative writing and magazine layout design is also available. Based on ability, having written work published in print is a possibility.

Please note: Recruiters will interview students on Friday November 18 between 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the AE England historic building across the street from The Cronkite School. If you are interested in scheduling an interview with this publication, contact cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu by Tuesday November 8. We’ll schedule an interview for you.

Spring 2017 KPHO.COM
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled JR. + Only; previous internship exp.
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: PAID ($8.05/HR; must receive course credit)

KPHO | cbs5az.com and KTVK | azfamily.com is looking for a motivated Digital Media Intern who has a sound grasp of journalism, sense of urgency for breaking news, and a compliment of web-knowledge with experience posting text, video, and pictures online.

DUTIES:
•Write news reports for the web and other digital media platforms
•Ensure editorial quality and compliance with journalistic standards
•Use technology and innovation to deliver content that is thorough, accurate, relevant, and timely
•Collaborate across multiple teams including reporters, producers, photographers, marketers, technologists, etc.
•Update slideshows and special sections of the website
•Comply with digital publishing standards, including AP Style guidelines, Google News publishing guidelines, etc.
•Post digital content on social platforms including Facebook and Twitter
•Other duties as assigned

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

Knowledge of digital media concepts including content management systems, mobile publishing, and online community management. Experience in SEO/SEM, interactive marketing, social media, digital journalism, and information architecture. Superior writing and editing skills (optimized AP Style). Individual must be highly motivated, able to multi-task efficiently, handle stressful situations calmly and quickly, a critical thinker and results oriented. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Comfortable using Photoshop and/or similar content creation tools. Solid understanding of photo and video editing concepts and tools. Schedule will include nights and weekends.

50% Write news reports for the web and other digital media platforms

50% Collaborate across multiple teams including reporters, producers, photographers, marketers, technologists, etc.

Please note: Recruiters will interview students on Friday November 18 between 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the AE England historic building across the street from The Cronkite School. If you are interested in scheduling an interview with this publication, contact cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu by Tuesday November 8. We’ll schedule an interview for you.

Spring 2017- Phoenix Business Journal
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently-enrolled JR. + only with previous internship experience
HOURS: MINIMUM 16 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: PAID ($10/HR; must receive course credit)

The Phoenix Business Journal is looking for a spring semester intern to work approximately 16 hours per week.

The internship includes all aspects of operations at the Business Journal. Interns will be expected to write one story or more for online per day as well as various stories on local entrepreneurs, companies and executives for our weekly edition. Students also have the opportunity to work through the semester on a cover story for the weekly edition.

Please note: Recruiters will interview students on Friday November 18 between 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the AE England historic building across the street from The Cronkite School. If you are interested in scheduling an interview with this publication, contact cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu by Tuesday November 8. We’ll schedule an interview for you.

Spring 2017- Phoenix Home and Garden Magazine
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (second semester freshman- graduate student) Coursework that relates to publishing; previous publications experience is preferred
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID ($60/Week for travel expenses; must receive course credit)

Phoenix Home & Garden has opportunities available for one or more editorial interns in our North Scottsdale office, available immediately. Now is your chance to gain real-world experience and clips while learning about the magazine business from the Valley’s leading publication company, Cities West Publishing.

As the trusted expert on design, fashion, entertainment and the arts for 35 years, Phoenix Home & Garden has led the conversation on luxury living in the Southwest, serving as the top source of ideas and inspiration for readers and the design community. With a total monthly paid and verified average circulation of over 80,000 Phoenix Home & Garden reaches a total of 350,000 readers every month and consistently leads newsstand sales among other national titles.

Interns at Phoenix Home & Garden will gain valuable experience, including but not limited to:

• Sourcing products and photography from local and national businesses
• Producing product write-ups
• Editing copy
• Writing short articles
• Networking with leaders in the Valley’s design/build/landscape industries
• Representing the publication as such popular events as our Home Tour and annual Masters of the Southwest awards ceremony

Regular duties also include assisting editors with assignment needs; updating databases by logging products, artists, homeowners, etc., for each issue; mailing tear sheets and issue copies; and much more. As a valued member of our team, you will also participate in weekly planning meetings.

Please note: Recruiters will interview students on Friday November 18 between 12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the AE England historic building across the street from The Cronkite School. If you are interested in scheduling an interview with this publication, contact cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu by Tuesday November 8. We’ll schedule an interview for you.

Spring 2017- Phoenix Magazine Photo
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently-enrolled JR+
Required: Own transportation, a digital camera and a portfolio of their best work (10 or so images);
Must have access to a DSLR camera and photography experience and a reliable means of transportation
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID (Must receive course credit)

We will be interviewing for two interns, a Photography intern and a Digital Publishing intern. The Photography intern will work out in the field on various photography assignments, as needed. Proficient photography skills and owning a DSLR camera, and a reliable means of transportation is a must for this position.

The Digital Publishing intern will work within the PHOENIX magazine office up to 2x a week and help with video editing, production of online editions and other digital products. This will require knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, a high comfort level for using online technologies (we will teach how to use these programs) and a fine attention to detail.

Please note: Recruiters will interview students on Friday November 18 between 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the AE England historic building across the street from The Cronkite School. If you are interested in scheduling an interview with this publication, contact cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu by Tuesday November 8. We’ll schedule an interview for you.

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-Tanner Community Development Corporation (TCDC)
As the oldest AME church in Arizona, founded in 1886, Tanner Chapel has continually provided spiritual support and needed resources for the underserved in our City. Then, in 2001, the church decided to formally expand its outreach in the community and provide business-like solutions to the growing need for affordable housing and family services, resulting in the creation of two separate 501 c 3 organizations: Tanner Properties and Tanner Community Development Corporation (TCDC). In the last 14 years, the combined impact these two organizations have had in the community is remarkable. More than 500 units of affordable housing for seniors and grandparents raising grandchildren and an estimated 2500 families and individuals have been touched by one of TCDC’s programs and coalitions.

Summary: TCDC is seeking a bright, strategic, and resourceful intern to help the organization expand its public relations and marketing efforts. The PR and Marketing Intern will work under the guidance of the Director of Fund Development in four main areas: media relations, social media, donor relations and event coordination.
This is a challenging opportunity for a young professional to contribute to the growth of a mission-driven, faith-based organization while gaining hands on experience in nonprofit management.

Location: TCDC Office, 700 E. Jefferson Street # 200
Phoenix, AZ 85034 602- 253- 6904 ext.201
Contact: Dr. Darlene Little, Executive Director

Responsibilities include:
♣Assist in developing and implementing social media strategies aimed at
Increasing TCDC’s visibility, fundraising results and cause-related corporate partnerships
♣Assist with brainstorming, creating, and distributing marketing materials
♣Draft basic public relations materials including, news releases, media alerts, fact sheets, appeal letters, and other materials as directed
♣Support the development and execution of fundraising events and volunteer leadership meetings
♣Assist in the creation and distribution of donor communications
♣Complete communications projects as assigned
♣Assist the Executive Director and other staff, as needed

Intern Requirements and Skills:

Candidates must:
 Be actively enrolled in, or a recent graduate of, a university public relations, marketing, business or other related program.
 Current students must have at least a sophomore standing.
 Possess excellent verbal and written communications skills; demonstrate ability to undertake public relations writing assignments
 Ability to interact professionally with stakeholders and work cooperatively in groups.
 Ability to prioritize tasks; focus on multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship. The organization will provide a stipend of $1,000 per semester.
Work Schedule: Intern is expected to work no less than 20 hours per week. The organization’s normal business hours are 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

To Apply: Send cover letter and résumé to Jan Elliott, Director of Fund Development janelliott@tcdccorp.org
Closing Date: November 17, 2016

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- Arizona Preps (High School Sports Production)
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (Second semester freshmen- graduate student)
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: Stipend $50/game depending on position and work performed (Must register for course credit)

Hands on experience in production of high school sports webcasts/broadcasts, podcasts. On camera, behind the scenes, working in radio shows as well. Terrific experience in working along side trained professionals in the industry.

Camera Operator/Production Assistant/Red Hat/Social Media Correspondent/Graphics – At each high school sports game, intern will be in one of the roles available. Interns will work next to more experienced production personnel and will get hands on experience of live production.

Must have reliable transportation.

Contact: Shay Pausa
Location: 7007 N. 18th Street, Phoenix

ASU ENTERPRISE MARKETING HUB- VIDEO PRODUCTION
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (Second semester freshmen – Grad Students)
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK (prefer 2 full days per week)
TYPE: UNPAID; (Must register for course credit)

ASU Video Production is the central video producing department for Arizona State University and Sun Devil Athletics. Based in the Enterprise Marketing Hub, located in Downtown Tempe, we are an available resource to all departments across the University with video production needs. Our largest client is Sun Devil Athletics, all videos you see on thesundevils.com have been produced by our team. We also produce ASU’s content for the Pac-12 Network. So there are opportunities to work at football and other sporting events.

We have been running an internship program with Cronkite for many years, and we prove popular with students because our internship is very hands-on. We are always busy so there are plenty of filming and editing opportunities. We have a diverse team of staff all with specialist areas, and all willing to pass on their knowledge and expertise over the duration of the internship.

All our work can be viewed at vimeo.com/ASU. We prefer our interns to have two whole days available during the working week. There are opportunities for our strongest interns to stay on as paid student workers after the internship.
Potential interns must feel comfortable filming, and have experience editing with Adobe Premiere Pro, it is preferable to have taken Cronkite’s Videography module prior to applying for our internship.

Contact: James Daniels
Location: 660 S. Mill Ave. Suite #401, Tempe

Spring 2017- Phoenix 11
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled Juniors+
HOURS: MINIMUM 18 HRS/week
Type: UNPAID (must receive course credit)

Multi-Media Journalist — writes, produces, edits and sometimes shoots. This person will report to the Station Manager and will assist her on city-wide production projects as well as day to day city coverage.

Requirements Valid driver’s license and complete a background check

Contact: Deborah Sedillo Dugan

Location: 140 N. 1st Ave in Phoenix, close to the Cronkite School and just off the light rail.

Spring 2017- CW6- KASW
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled JR.+
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/week
Type: (Must receive course credit)

Interns will take a hands-on role with production, creation of web and social media content for news programming at CW6. We are looking for hard-working, positive students who are eager to pitch stories and contribute in a decidedly bold and alternative local newsroom environment. Our interns must have basic ability to edit in premiere, and some classwork writing for print and broadcast.

Contact: Hailey Frances
Location: 645 E. Missouri Ave. Suite 100, Phoenix

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- Varsity Views Sports Writing Internship

CONTRIBUTING WRITER INTERN
– Are excited and passionate about high school sports in your local community
– Current student enrolled in communications, journalism, news editorial, or a related field – Examples of past work
EXPECTATIONS
– To contribute 1-2 stories per week. Story content can be “best of” lists, beat stories, game recaps, player/coach profiles, Q&A’s, or any other creative content that is timely and relevant to our audience.
– To provide enthusiasm, creativity, and professionalism

BENEFITS
– Exposure to editorial teams at Varsity Views’ media partners. Our work has been featured by USA Today, The Indy Star, 22nd Century Media, and other publications.
– All content from Contributing Writer Interns will be credited with the author’s name and email. We’d love to help jump start your career as a sports writer by putting your work on display within our national platform!
– Exceptional work will be promoted through our social media accounts. Across our 20 coverage cities we currently have over 22,000 followers on Twitter.
– Although this position is an internship, Varsity Views would be looking to consider hiring exceptional and experienced interns as full time staff writers.

COMPENSATION
– Although the position itself is not paid, end of season bonuses will be considered for those who have contributed excellent and consistent content, met deadlines, and played an instrumental role in generating web traffic. Additionally, a referral bonus will be paid to those who refer another candidate hired by Varsity Views.

To apply, send your resume and writing examples to editor@varsityviews.com
www.varsityviews.com

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 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.

Summer 2017-
The AAPD Summer Internship Program develops the next generation of leaders with disabilities and offers host employers access to a talented, diverse workforce. Each summer, AAPD places college students, graduate students, law students, and recent graduates with all types of disabilities in paid 10-week summer internships in Congressional offices, federal agencies, non-profit, and for-profit organizations in the Washington, DC area.

Each intern is matched with a mentor who will assist them with their career goals. AAPD provides the interns with a stipend, transportation to and from Washington, DC, and fully-accessible housing.

At the beginning of the summer, interns participate in a 1-week orientation session to learn about AAPD as well as the disability rights movement, meet the other interns, and participate in a variety of engaging workshops and events. As part of the AAPD network, interns also receive opportunities to attend events on Capitol Hill, conferences, community events, and more.

Applications due November 7.

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.

NPR
Deadline: Received by November 6, 2016
Types of internships: news and information, investigative reporting, photo editing, social media, video

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
Types of Internship: Visual Journalism (photography an video)

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

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

Seattle Times
Deadline: Received by November 15, 2016
Types 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.

A summer in NYC for Free? Take a look at the IRTS Fellowship
When: June 4 – August 5, 2017
Where: New York, New York

Applications Due: Thursday, December 1st by midnight Eastern Standard Time

THOSE SELECTED FOR THE FELLOWSHIP RECEIVE:
-Round trip travel to and from NYC. (air, train, or driving mileage reimbursement)
-Housing at a downtown Manhattan university dormitory in a shared suite setting.
-A living allowance to defray cost of food and personal expenses.
-A full-time internship at a top New York media company that aligns with a student’s interests and career goals.
-Weekly events including panel discussions, company visits and speakers.
-The IRTS Foundation also provides extensive career counseling and networking opportunities to ensure that each student makes the most of this New York experience!

Apply today for the IRTS Summer Fellowship

PART-TIME PAID or VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The State Press
Apply to work at The State Press this spring. The State Press is an award-winning, independent news organization covering ASU. The digital side publishes upwards of 20 stories daily on statepress.com, the multimedia department produces podcasts, videos, graphics and photos daily, and State Press Magazine prints three times per semester. We are currently looking for editors, reporters, data analysts, social media coordinators, photographers, videographers, magazine writers, investigative reporters and more.

Editors are paid, work three days per week and manage a team of reporters with a co-editor. Read the job descriptions, and apply to be an editor here.

Editor applications are due no later than Nov. 6 at noon.

There will be info sessions for all staff positions on Nov. 15 in CRONK 122 at 8:30 p.m. and Nov. 16 in the Matthews Center on the Tempe campus at 8:30 p.m. People from all majors, grades and skill levels are welcome to apply — our only requirement is that you are willing and excited to learn. Read the job descriptions, and apply for all State Press positions here.

State Press staff applications are due no later than midnight Dec. 2.

We also accept pitches from freelancers and JMC 301 students. Pitch a story here.

Feel free to contact executive editor Sydney Maki with any questions.

The Hertel Report- $18/hour
Strong communicator, writer and researcher with an interest in healthcare news and policy – local and national. Knowledge of AP Style required.
Expected to research, write and post news content to http://www.thehertelreport.com, post calendar items, manage the creation various editorial rich healthcare policy/trend resources and toolboxes for members of The Hertel Report. Familiarity with Basecamp project software a plus.
Strong administrative skills needed – Excel – Word – Outlook and willingness to learn CRM systems, electronic payment and marketing software for member management.

This is a blended, editorial/administrative position. Primary work off-site. Needs own computer and ability to share easily and securely electronic communications.

Contact: Paula Blankenship
Managing Editor
The Hertel Report
928.300.8223

Freelance Writers
We are looking to hire a few steady freelance writers who enjoy writing about cars and/or the automotive industry.

The stories will be about 800-1,600 words long and exclusively discuss cars and the automotive world. The writers will be given at least two or three assignments per month, likely more if they’re interested.

The pay is pretty standard for industry rates, but we’d still like freelancers to send us their pay rates.

Interested? Contact Travis McKnight.

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