Opportunities 4.6.17


First Job Fast Break
Connect with media industry leaders on how to land that first job after graduation.

First Job Fast Break, includes tips from 25 Arizona media professionals as well as one-on-one coaching and networking opportunities. Fast Break sessions are set up to be similar to speed dating/networking.

Professionals attending the event will include executives and hiring managers in broadcast and digital journalism, sports, public relations and more.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
5:30 p.m. 

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
First Amendment Forum, Second Floor
555 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

For more information, please contact Joanna Sanchez-Alvillar or by phone at 602-496-5104

Deadline to register is Saturday April 8.  Space is limited, so please register today.

Sponsored by the Outreach and Diversity Committee of the Cronkite Endowment Board and the student chapters of AAJA, NABJ and NAHJ.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity with station prizes (including an Apple watch) given away throughout the evening. Impress the pros and you might be invited to job shadow them before the end of the semester. I hope you will participate! We have room for 40 students so register today!


Crowder Photography Contest
The Cronkite School is accepting submissions for the eighth annual Greg Crowder Memorial Photojournalism Award Contest. This is your chance to gain recognition (and a $1,000 award) for your photography. In addition, the winning photographer’s work will be prominently displayed in the Cronkite School for a year. You can see the current display featuring Courtney Pedroza’s work in the mezzanine on the third floor of the school, and you can also see the work of previous winners. A panel of professional judges will award first- and second-place winners and may award honorable mentions. Deadline: Friday, May 5, 2017

The contest is open to all Cronkite students who have taken at least six journalism credits.

We have made entering as easy as possible:
-Submit six to eight photographs that show a range of abilities and subjects. Photos may include breaking news, portraits, features and sports.
-Photos must have been taken between April 15, 2016 and April 15, 2017. Photos do not have to be published.
-Provide a CD or a URL with your photos.
-Provide a complete caption for each photo submitted.

Photos may not be altered digitally, except as allowed under the Society of Professional Journalists ethics standards. Entries should be submitted to Associate Dean Kristin Gilger. or delivered to Cronkite Suite 302 by 6 p.m. on the deadline of May 5, 2017.

The winners of the contest will be recognized at a reception to be held at the beginning of the fall 2017 semester. Questions? Contact Associate Dean Kristin Gilger at 602.496.9448.


Online News Association Student Newsroom
Calling student journalists and mentors who love working with them! We’re now accepting applications for the ONA17 Student Newsroom and Innovation Lab.

The ONA17 Student Newsroom and Innovation Lab provides a unique opportunity for the best and the brightest journalism and tech students to cover digital media, work with top industry leaders and create their own projects during the three-day Online News Association Conference, Oct. 5-7, in Washington, D.C.

We’re looking for 20 student journalists with a mix of backgrounds and a bunch of great ideas, ready to experiment. To foster an environment for innovation, we’re seeking student journalist “builders” to join the group, in addition to reporters.

This year, the newsroom will expand its role to include a focus on product innovation as well as news coverage. As part of the application, students and mentors will be asked what they would like to implement as part of their role in the Student Newsroom and Innovation Lab. This innovation can range from unexpected story ideas, to creative storytelling techniques, to new tools built by participants themselves – these are ideas that live at the intersection of content and product. Learn more about what the focus on product innovation will mean for students.

Students will also get the chance to attend conference programming led by experts in digital journalism, network with attendees and acquire new digital media skills. All expenses — lodging, travel and registration fees — are paid, thanks to Google’s generous support.

Applications due by May 4.


Internship Registration
If you have secured an internship for the summer or fall semester and are looking to earn MCO 294 or JMC 484 credit for it, please contact cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu before April 15 to determine if it’s eligible for credit.

We will need to know: (1) name of company (2) your specific duties/responsibilities (3) the number of hours/week you will work (4) name and title of your supervisor.


Broadcasters Career Fair
Thursday May 11
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT)
1601 W. Main Street, Mesa
Building 2- Culinary Arts Center

Featuring radio and TV stations. Open to anyone interested in a career in broadcasting. Bring multiple copies of your resume.

Questions: Contact Jennifer Latko



Summer 2017- Phoenix Mercury Communications Internship- PAID
Assist the Basketball Communications Managers with the implementation of all the team’s communications/media relations efforts on game nights.

This is a part-time seasonal position that pays $10.00/hour and will remain until the conclusion of the Mercury season (including post-season). Applicants MUST be available to work all Mercury home games.

Primary (Essential) Duties
-Issue credentials and passes to media, staff, families and guests
-Record and transcribe interviews with players, coaches and staff
-Write, edit and distribute in-game reports, statistical memos, injury updates, etc.
-Assist with researching postgame notes and tracking statistical trends through the games and season
-Serve as a media room host
-Distribute statistics to the media
-Assist with the setup of the media work room, including stat monitor setup in the arena

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities
-Professional and personable demeanor and approach
-Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
-Ability to multi-task effectively
-A strong work ethic with the ability to work with equally strong personalities
-Excellent writing and editing skills
-Basic knowledge of the Phoenix Mercury and basketball

Experience/Education Requirements
-Pursuing a degree in Journalism, Communications or related fields such as Public Relations and Marketing.
-Previous writing experience
-Previous experience in sports a plus

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:
-Flexible schedule based on Mercury home schedule to include weekends, evenings, some holidays and some overtime to meet business needs
-Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays (all Mercury home games) and be at the arena approximately three and a half hours before tipoff
-Must be able to attend all Mercury home games
-Must be available for the entire Mercury season (May through playoffs which could go till the end of October.)
-Must be able to lift and move up to 25 pounds
-Extended periods of time of standing and walking

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Apply through Brenda Arellano


Summer or Fall 2017- ON Semiconductor Corporate Communications and Editing Intern- PAID
Here at ON Semiconductor we take great pride in our internship program and the efforts we take to provide students with hands-on industry experience. We provide competitive pay, medical benefits, various networking event opportunities, and flexible hours based on school schedule.

The internal communications intern will be located at corporate headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona and will be a member of the global communications group that is part of the sales and marketing department. Despite being employed through sales and marketing, the internal communications intern will be responsible for working on company-wide communications. This is achieved through editing of the company newsletter, drafting of global email communications, development of intranet upgrades, promotion of employee engagement, and supporting other internal publications and projects.

This opportunity will ask a student to perform the following job duties:
•Assignments include editing ON Semiconductor’s monthly employee newsletter, The Circuit
•Help assist in drafting/editing regional and global employee communication emails, and help in facilitating communication flows between all employees, both in Phoenix and on a global scale
•Work closely with members of each ON Semiconductor department to ensure open, accurate, and clear communication between all levels of employment
•Update accessibility of ON Semiconductor’s intranet to ensure employee understanding
•Help assist with communicating employee appreciation activities as necessary
•Help with strategic communications plans for various projects including voiceovers for training material as part of communications messaging
•Assess/suggest improvements to global communications tactics and strategies
•Collaborate closely with the internal communications manager/global communications manager

In order to be considered for an internship, you must be a student currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate journalism, communications, or related degree field.
•Prior internal communications, journalism, marketing communications, public relations or related internship experience
•Excellent writing and editing capabilities – writing samples will be requested if you are contacted for an interview

Additional Qualifications:
•Self-starter with strong writing and verbal communications skills
•Knowledge of AP Style writing
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
•InDesign, Photoshop and video editing experience are a plus
•Photography and videography experience are a plus
•Ability to multitask and work on multiple projects
•Sound knowledge of organizational communications methods, techniques and processes
•Experience working in large, technical organizations is a plus
•Should be confident and comfortable interacting with a wide range of people and personalities.

About ON Semiconductor
ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) is driving energy efficient innovations, empowering customers to reduce global energy use. The company is a leading supplier of semiconductor-based solutions, offering a comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient power management, analog, sensors, logic, timing, connectivity, discrete, SoC and custom devices. The company’s products help engineers solve their unique design challenges in automotive, communications, computing, consumer, industrial, medical, aerospace and defense applications. ON Semiconductor operates a responsive, reliable, world-class supply chain and quality program, a robust compliance and ethics program, and a network of manufacturing facilities, sales offices and design centers in key markets throughout North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions. For more information, visit http://www.onsemi.com. You may also visit us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

Contact: Brittany Sener


Summer 2017- Heard Museum Communications Internship
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled JR+
TYPE:UNPAID (Must receive course credit)

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

The Marketing 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.

– 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

Send resume and cover letter to: Caesar Chaves


Summer 2017- AZ Big Media
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (Second semester FR- Graduate Student)
TYPE: UNPAID (must receive course credit)

Interns work on in-depth stories that will appear in one of the eight magazines that are published by AZ Big Media. In addition, interns will write breaking news and feature stories for the news website, which gets about 1 million readers per month.

Contact: Michael Gossie
Location: 3101 N. Central Ave. Suite 1070, Phoenix

Phoenix Magazine – Photo
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (second semester freshmen- graduate student)
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 means transportation


Interns will work out in the field on various photography and/or videography assignments as needed. Proficient photography skills and access to a DSLR camera and a reliable means of transportation is a must for this position. Interns will conduct photo shoots, edit video, contribute to social media and assist with the production of various PHOENIX magazine digital products. A high comfort level for using online technologies (we will teach how to use proprietary programs) and a fine attention to detail are paramount.

CONTACT: Mirelle Inglefield
Location: 15169 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 310


Summer or Fall 2017- Bonneville Media- KTAR.com or arizonasports.com
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (Second semester freshman-graduate student)
TYPE: UNPAID (Must receive course credit)

To learn and get a better understanding of how a fast-paced newsroom works. Interns will do or help update, gather and create news or sports content for KTAR.com or ArizonaSports.com. Candidates for this position will have stronger editorial skills and sound news judgment. Real working experience will be part of every shift.

CONTACT: Tyler Bassett
Location: 7740 N. 16th St. #200, Phoenix


Summer or fall 2017-Modern Luxury Scottsdale Magazine
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (Second semester FR- Grad Student)
TYPE: UNPAID (Must receive course credit)

Modern Luxury, the pre-eminent luxury lifestyle publisher in the United States with 59 titles across 16 major markets, is currently seeking outstanding editorial interns for summer 2015 for Scottsdale Magazine. The typical internship is 2-3 days/10-15 hours a week, but more hours are possible if needed for school credit. The intern 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.

Contact: Lauren Swanson
Location: 6991 E. Camelback Rd. Scottsdale, Suite C310


Summer or Fall 2017- Green Living Magazine
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (second semester freshman-graduate student)
TYPE: UNPAID (course credit required)

Green Living magazine, Arizona’s only premiere eco-conscious lifestyle magazine, is looking for energetic writing and research interns. This is a great opportunity to get published and break into the green media market! This position is an unpaid internship but can count towards school credit.

The Job:
• Work directly with the Associate Editor and writers
• Gather content for beats in the magazine
• Write feature articles to be published in the magazine and online
• Write blogs and blurbs for social media and online
• Research future content
• Build library of content on all topics relating to green
• Attend and help work booths at various events to promote the magazine and its message

• Writing and editing skills
• Research-oriented
• Must have laptop and smartphone

Contact: Amanda Harvey
Location: 7575 E. Redfield Rd. Suite 219, Scottsdale


Summer or fall 2017- Times Media
TYPE: UNPAID; course credit required (Our successful interns are hired part time or used as well-paid freelancers after the internship.)

Interns are assigned a direct mentoring editor in the news department with at least 20 years of high level professional experience. Interns receive assignments, contribute ideas, attend news budget meetings, work directly on stories and receive generous bylines. It is a teaching/learning experience, not just time in the office rewriting press releases (as can be typical intern experience). Our successful interns are offered part-time employment and freelance opportunities at full, competitive rates.

In the same way, photography and online interns work directly with staff managers with deep experience in their fields.

Summer Needs: 4 for newspapers (East Valley Tribune, Ahwatukee Foothills News, San Tan Sun News, Gilbert Sun News); 4 for magazine/periodicals (The Entertainer, College Times, Scottsdale Airpark News, 7 others); 2 for online (Phoenix.org, East ValleyTribune, several others); 2 photographers (1 for newspapers, 1 for magazines)

Contact: Paul Maryniak


Summer or fall 2017- Cronkite Journal
TYPE:  STIPEND $300;  MCO 294 credit only (Must register for credit)

This internship is for writers who want hands-on experience with print publications produced at the Cronkite School: The Cronkite Journal and Arizona PBS magazine. The Cronkite Journal magazine, an annual print and online magazine, is sent to students, families, supporters and alumni around the world. The Journal covers the school’s programs and accomplishments as well as notable work by Cronkite students, faculty and alumni. Arizona PBS magazine, a quarterly print magazine, is sent to Arizona PBS members, mostly located in Arizona. The magazine covers programming highlights as well as events, news and noteworthy members of the Arizona PBS community.

We are looking for students who can report and write to Cronkite School standards. The internship is appropriate for public relations and news editorial students. There are no set office hours and no car is required as most assignments take place within the school. You will get assignments and be expected to produce them on deadline. You’ll get one-on-one time with editor Katie Jones to edit and critique your work. You must be able to work independently, meet deadlines and develop multiple sources. Accuracy is a must.

CONTACT: Katie Jones
Location: Cronkite School


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.

Contact: Courtney Cox
Location: 1123 W. Kaibab Dr. Chandler, AZ 85248


CLASS STANDING: OPEN (second semester freshman- graduate student)
TYPE: UNPAID; (Must receive course credit)

Position: Editorial Assistant for Downtown Phoenix Journal

Urban Affair LLC seeks a responsible individual with WordPress proficiency, strong writing skills and a general understanding of social media to join the Downtown Phoenix Journal team.

The editorial assistant’s primary responsibility will be to help the Managing Editor post stories to the DPJ website using the WordPress platform. Some writing and basic photo editing may be required. They may also be asked to assist with social media and photography assignments.

Ideal candidates will be organized, have excellent WordPress and writing skills and will be responsive to communication. They will also demonstrate the ability to edit and synthesize information. A candidate who is familiar with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram is preferred. Must be deadline driven and able to balance multiple projects. Knowledge of Downtown Phoenix is preferred but not required.

Notes: These are unpaid internship positions. Interns will report to the DPJ managing editor.

Contact: Courtney McCune
Location: 365 N. 4th Ave., Phoenix 85004



Freedom of Speech PSA Scholarship
Create a 30 second TV or radio public service announcement (PSA) about free speech and you could win a $2,500 scholarship!

We want to see and hear what freedom of speech means to you personally and why it’s important to you.

Two winners will be selected and awarded:
-$2,500 scholarship prize
-PSA distribution to stations nationwide
-Feature on NAB Spot Center, broadcasters’ public service distribution website
-Open to ALL communication and media students enrolled during 2017-18 academic school year.

Entries will be accepted April 1-30, 2017.



Programming and Activities Board Downtown
Positions: Graphic Designer (Director), Videographer (Assistant Director) and Social Media Coordinator

The Programming and Activities Board Downtown wants you to join our staff! We’re looking for dedicated designers and creative minds for our marketing team. Help us advertise our events both online and across campus!

Marketing Director – $1,500 Stipend

· Will create all flyers and graphics for Programming and Activities Board Downtown events

o Will use Photoshop/Illustrator/other editing software to create well-designed flyers and graphics to advertise events

o Will create graphics for Snapchat filters and for other online-only posts

o Will work with local printing company to ensure marketing arrives in a timely manor

· Will help PAB staff to create designs for promo items, while following ASU’s marketing and branding guidelines

Marketing Assistant Director – $1,000 Stipend

· Will create all videos for Programming and Activities Board Downtown events

o Will use Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro or any other professional video editing program to create packages

o Will use royalty-free music and graphics to ensure no copyright infringements

o Will create videos in a timely manner for all events

Social Media Coordinator – $500 Stipend

· Will run PAB Downtown’s social media accounts

o Will regularly post on our Facebook page about upcoming events, active polls, recent videos and relevant flyers

o Will post on PAB Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter regularly

o Will actively engage with social media during events

o Will track PAB social media analytics and brainstorm ways to increase online engagement

Interested? Please contact Becca Smouse for more information.


Apple Campus Rep
Apple Computers is seeking a student campus rep. For more information and to apply, http://www.apple.com/education/campusreps/ If you apply, let Nina Jaleeli from Apple know about it.


Arizona PBS Digital/Social Media Aide
Arizona PBS is seeking a Creative Services Aide (Student Worker III), to assist with writing, digital visuals and video editing for the Arizona PBS and Cronkite School social media platforms, as well as other writing and digital communications projects when necessary. Position closes on April 4.

Essential Duties
Job duties include crafting and scheduling social media posts for Arizona PBS and the Cronkite School – including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat – related to Arizona PBS and the Cronkite School. The Creative Services Aide will also be responsible for making website updates, coordinating live event coverage and creating captivating visuals for online audiences.

Applicants should go to:
Click ‘search on-campus jobs’
Search for Requisition ID 30822BR


Student Marketing Position- Alumni Association
START DATE: 5/10/17
HOURS NEEDED: 20 hours per week

Essential Duties:
Student should possess strong communication and writing skills as well as customer service etiquette. They should have a professional attitude and have excellent organization and prioritization skills. Duties will include:
•Assist the Membership Marketing Manager with marketing campaigns
•Assist with alumni focus groups
•Assist with coordination/marketing of alumni membership benefits and events
•Assist with maintaining the ASU Alumni social media pages (following and engaging with alumni)
•Create content for emails, social media posts and webpages
•Help develop design ideas to help promote membership graphics
•Help develop content for alumni emails, web-pages and membership social media posts
•Help develop content for social media campaigns
•Track analytics and data on marketing campaigns
•Assemble and deliver marketing materials when needed
•Driving golf cart (Driving on the Mall certification will be required post hire)
•Hours flexible to fit student schedules

Desired Qualifications
•Professional attitude
•Ability to work well in a team centered environment
•Experience using social media platforms, such as: Instagram, Facebook, Snap Chat and Twitter
•Excellent organization and prioritization skills
•Ability to work on multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
•Experience tracking data and creating visual graphs and charts on Excel and PPT
•Experience in operating standard office equipment and use of MS Office, Excel and presentation programs
•Evidence of effective verbal and written communications
•Demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of marketing, public relations and communication
•Ability to lift and move boxes or other large items
•Experience in providing excellent customer service

If interested, contact Paige Marsin

ASU Multimedia/Video Production Student worker- Tempe Campus
The LeRoy Eyring Center, Goldwater Materials Science Facility is seeking a student
worker with previous experience creating multimedia educational materials for
microscopy techniques and equipment. Must be dependable and have good oral and
written communication skills. Must also be highly organized and detail oriented.
Student Worker must be able to work independently without close supervision, be
proactive in completing tasks and meet deadlines.

Essential Duties
Job Duties will include but are not limited to the following: videotaping and using a
screen capture device to record live training sessions; narrating and editing videos;
adding special effects and additional technical information to video footage to create
training material; scheduling meetings and recording sessions of training lessons with
ASU faculty and staff; presenting completed multimedia projects to ASU faculty and
staff for review, critique, revision; and other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Closes April 4.

Full job description and application instructions:

Applicants to: https://students.asu.edu/employment/search

Click ‘search on-campus jobs’
Search for Requisition ID 30931BR


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