SPJ Valley of the Sun Chapter- “Fake News: Why We Click it, How to Stop”
Tuesday July 18
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Burton Barr Library
You’re invited to join the Valley of the Sun chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists as it has asked a panel of local journalists to discuss “Fake News: Why We Click It, How to Stop,” at the Phoenix Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave. Free admission and free parking. Please invite colleagues and members of the public whom you know care about this issue.
-Lauren Gilger, KJZZ
-Mary Jo Pitzl, Arizona Republic
-Jessica Pucci, Cronkite School
-Allison Rodriguez, ABC 15
Here is a list of upcoming conferences where you can attend interesting industry-related sessions, network with professionals and perhaps even participate in a career fair with your resume. All of these conferences have a registration fee, but student fees are fairly affordable.
Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)
National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)
Location: New Orleans
National Lesbian Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA)
Online News Association (ONA)
Location: Washington, D.C.
Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
Career Workshops and Webinars for International Students
ASU Career and Professional Development Services will offer some specialized workshops and webinars geared toward international students.
Internship and Job Success
Wednesday July 19
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Memorial Union 302
Wednesday July 19
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Memorial Union 302
In order to be eligible for internships at the MCO 294 (fieldwork) level, you must have already completed JMC 101 and JMC 110 or their equivalencies. If you seek JMC 484 (internship) credit, which is required for graduation, then you need to complete certain prerequisite classes before you begin the internship. To learn more about the prerequisites, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or speak with your academic advisor. For all internships, you must have 2.50 GPA.
Fall 2017 Social Media Internship- WorkInSports
For almost two decades WorkinSports.com has been the #1 job board for the sports industry. We’ve promoted jobs and internships for over 8,000 companies… and now we’re promoting one our own!
We’re looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and organized Social Media Intern to work with our content and marketing team at our Phoenix, Arizona area office. Since we live in a telecommuting world we will consider remote candidates, but our preference is to work with a local candidate who can benefit from working in our offices and directly with our staff.
Plus, our office is incredibly cool.
•Adept at sharing content, interacting with customers and promoting our brand and our business though social media channels including, but not limited to, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
•Utilizing Hootsuite to manage multiple social media accounts with oversight
•Tracking analytics and valuable metrics to measure the impact of social media efforts
•Comfortable presenting content ideas, pushing for fresh marketing initiatives in the social realm and staying aware of new technologies in the marketplace that can help increase the social reach of our business.
•Top notch writing and editing skills – able to craft blog content including interviews with people in the sports industry, opinion pieces, document first-person experiences etc.
•Current college student able to receive credit for intern experience.
•Likely students would include Journalism, Business, Marketing and/or Sports Management majors.
•Experience in Social Media Management
•In-depth working knowledge of, at minimum: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Hootsuite
•Experience with social media analytics, including Google Analytics and Facebook Insights
•Sports knowledge is a must
We are all huge sports fans, but that is not all, we are passionate business people and entrepreneurs who are always looking for ways to push our business forward.
Come learn from us and let us learn from you as well!
Interested? Contact Brian Clapp
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (Second semester freshmen – Graduate students)
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 Hrs./week
Type: Stipend ($1200-$2400 depending on number of weeks and total hours for the semester) (Must receive course credit)
INTERNSHIP JOB DESCRIPTION: Afternoon and evenings (2p-8p), 12 to 20 hours per week. Work with producers on nationally-syndicated show to handle various newsroom duties including: finding videos for the show, logging videos, researching stories, learning video licensing requirements, pulling graphics and assisting with studio production. Prior internship or news experience is a plus, as is studio production experience. Should have knowledge of FinalCutPro or similar editing software and associated computer skills. Must be web savvy, enjoy viral videos and be knowledgeable about current events and pop culture. Must have own transportation to our studios in Ahwatukee.
If you’re interested in this internship you are urged to watch RTM online or on-air as part of your research of the company because if you know nothing about the show, your interview will last about 30 seconds and they will move onto the next applicant.
Contact: Phil Alvidrez
Location: 9633 S 48th St, Suite 185, Phoenix 85044
Fall 2017 ASU Marketing & Communications Internship -PAID
The Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS) Department seeks talented, creative multimedia journalist extraordinaire to tell the story of student life at ASU including but not limited to highlighting student success and achievement, living on campus, student entrepreneurship, grants, students serving the community, outstanding performing and visual artists, etc. Under minimal supervision, reporters will be required to construct coherent, compelling stories using text, photos and video. Successful job candidates will demonstrate a passion for all things ASU and a talent for telling stories.
If you are in media, marketing, journalism, digital culture, English, creative writing, photography or film and media studies and want professional level experience — this is the job for you.
-Conceive of and pitch story ideas that appeal to students.
-Receive and execute weekly assignments.
-Carry an assignment (writing, photography, videography) from conception to completion.
-Produce compelling content across multiple channels (web/blog, social media and video).
-Attend weekly team meetings and spend 15 to 20 hours per week working on stories.
-Ensure all content is on-brand, consistent in terms of style, quality, messaging and optimized for the user experience.
-Establish/use defined workflow for requesting, creating, editing and publishing content and deliverables.
-A significant amount of specialized training or experience is required.
-Ability to turn ideas into compelling concepts/copy and experience finding avenues for distributing and sharing content where current and prospective customers will find it.
-Excellent oral and written presentation skills; copy editing and proofreading expertise.
-Familiarity with social media tools and standard
(Read the full job description by going to ASU Student Employment and using the Job Requisition # 33854BR)
This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.
Instructions to Apply
-Application deadline is 3:00PM July 21 Arizona time.
-Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
-Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
Fall 2017- HS Sports Production Internship- PAID per game
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (Second semester freshmen- graduate student)
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: Stipend $25-$100/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
Fall 2017- Video journalism Internship at CBS 5/KTVK in Phoenix- PAID
If you’re a current junior or senior in college, intern at the local 3TV and CBS 5 news stations. 3TV/CBS 5 and The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists are committed to developing photojournalism interns from colleges and accredited universities.
All of our interns receive the benefit of being assigned a mentor. The mentor will provide a platform to develop skills and experience. Our mentors will provide a learning partnership with our interns, and teach them all there is to know about the fascinating world of television and development of photojournalism (video) skills. Program will include traditional television news photojournalism, editing, sports – and more! This is a paid position (15 hours per week maximum schedule) and the student must be pre-approved for college credit. The Fall 2017 internship will run 15 weeks; August 28 through December 8, 2017.
To be considered for the internship, please submit the following when applying to requisition JR03631 through http://www.meredith.com/careers. Deadline to submit is August 4, 2017. EOE.
1. Attach a cover letter explaining why you would like to be selected for this internship.
2. Résumé of your current college and other related experience
3. Academic and/or professional references
4. A video sample of your recent journalism work
(Please limit to a total of 5 minutes and attach a web link.)
Our internship criteria require the selected student to be in their current junior or senior year in college during the term of the internship, have completed a journalism writing course and be interested in becoming a news (video) photojournalist. Prior experience with live video shooting and editing preferred.
The internship is located at 5555 N. 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013. For more information about the stations, please visit http://www.azfamily.com
For more information about the James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists, please visit https://www.jamesalancoxfoundation.org
Fall 2017- PR/Social Media Internship- Arizona Myeloma Network- PAID
The PR/Social Media intern will help azmyelomanetwork.org raise more awareness for its upcoming events: Cancer Caregivers Education Program® and Out Race Cancer™ through press coverage, celebrity and influencer outreach/management, and special events.
This intern will be required to work 12 hours per week from August 17-December 1. This position is paid $10/hour.
What You’ll Do
•Research and identify relevant influencers to support azmyelomanetwork.org campaigns
•Pitch to local, regional, and possibly national press outlets
•Brainstorm and execute upon unique strategies to work with influencers to drive press and get their fans involved in campaigns
•Draft social media plans associated with the influencers and campaigns
•Brainstorm PR stunts to help drive press coverage for our campaigns
•Assist with logistics for PSA shoots and other events
•Coordinate various calendars
•Assist with press releases
•Create pitch materials for PR outlets
•Maintain press records for internal use and to report to external partners
•Coordinate updates for the press page on the site
•Wear other hats for other projects as needed
What You’ll Learn
•How much all of the people on your team love grabbing coffee and/or lunch
•How to write pitches that people want to read
•How to use Cision to build outreach lists and monitor media
•How to create strategies to reach the target audience and create the most impact
What We’re Looking For
•Super organized and detail oriented
•Excellent communication skills; solid grammar, ability to convey message clearly, good telephone manner
•Self-starter; motivated; ability to work well alone or with others
•Creative, can think outside of the box
•Someone who can manage his/her time in order to hit deadlines
•You love having a positive impact in peoples’ lives and live all of this
Contact: Kara Stancell
Fall 2017- Arizona Manufacturers Council Communications Internship- PAID
The Arizona Manufacturers Council (AMC) is the voice of manufacturing in Arizona and the official state affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers. From computer chips to potato chips, aerospace and defense to bioscience, alternative energy to photonics, Arizona manufacturers create the products that improve people’s everyday lives.
The AMC aims to promote and enhance a positive business climate for manufacturing and related industries that operate within Arizona, helping manufacturers thrive and create jobs in Arizona while competing in the global economy. The AMC is part of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry, and together the AMC and Chamber have been especially impactful in achieving key legislative victories for the manufacturing community in recent years. In addition to advocating for a policy agenda that helps Arizona manufacturers compete and create jobs, the AMC also hosts a series of events aimed at providing networking opportunities and discussing key issues impacting the manufacturing community.
The AMC is seeking an intern to create and execute a communications plan under the mentorship of AMC leadership and the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry staff. Through articles, columns, website content, blog posts, social and visual media, scripts and talking points, event collateral, and other communications tools, the intern will conduct journalistic research and develop informational and promotional content for the AMC on:
• Local, state, national, and international manufacturing news, trends, regulations, and public policy issues;
• Individual member companies’ business news, operations, and economic and community impact;
• Translate public policy issues relevant to Arizona manufacturers for diverse audiences including business owners, legislators and government leaders, as well as the general public.
The intern is also expected to attend and work the AMC and Chamber events whenever possible and to seek AMC member and Chamber leadership opportunities for maintaining a strong media presence. The intern should have a specific interest in the intersection of business and public policy, confidence to interact with manufacturing business leaders and staff, and a desire to understand manufacturing businesses and their positive role in the economy. A successful candidate is comfortable receiving direction, guidance, and constructive criticism from mentors and staff, while consistently taking initiative and working independently.
The internship will be approximately 16-24 hours (2-3 full business days) per week for at least one semester. The hourly wage is $12.50. The primary worksite is in Phoenix at the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry, 3200 N. Central Ave, Suite 1125, Phoenix, AZ 85012, with limited travel for research and AMC events.
Contact: Brandy Wells
Fall 2017- NPR Photography Internship in D.C.- PAID
We are looking for a current student or recent graduate to join us as photography intern on the NPR Training team this fall. We make sure our interns have fun and get to work on meaningful projects that will serve their portfolios long after they’ve left us. Check out the full description below.
Questions? Email email@example.com
Fall 2017 Marketing and Communications Internship at East Valley Partnership-PAID
Overview: The East Valley Partnership (EVP) is a coalition of civic, business, education and political leaders from Apache Junction, Chandler, Florence, Fountain Hills, Gila River Indian Community, Gilbert, Mesa, Queen Creek, Salt River-Pima Maricopa Indian community, Tempe and Pinal County dedicated to the economic development and promotion of the East Valley of Greater Phoenix, Arizona. For more information about East Valley Partnership, please visit http://www.evp-az.org.
Position: Marketing & Communications Intern
Hours: 15 – 20/week
Type: Paid ($10/hour)
This internship offers the opportunity to write, edit and assist with execution of the PHX East Valley Economic Development awareness campaign through social media and online branding.
Internship responsibilities may include:
•Developing content for marketing materials
•Creating and updating media lists
•Assisting with writing press releases, release distribution and some media outreach
•Researching and compiling news stories relevant to PHX East Valley’s Awareness Campaign
•Social media strategy, updates
•Utilizing content management system to update websites/microsites (training provided)
Desired Candidate Qualifications:
Undergraduate juniors and seniors with some previous work or internship experience preferred, but any interested applicants will be considered. Candidate qualifications include:
•Strong writing and editing skills, knowledge of AP Style
•Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
•Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite experience is a plus
•Organizational skills with attention to detail to allow you the ability to tackle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines
•Highly motivated to learn, grow professionally and work in a team environment
•Interest in marketing, communications and/or media relations
Application Information: Qualified candidates should respond by sending a confidential resume to Chelsey Faggiano
Fall 2017- ASU Graduate College Communications Intern
The ASU Graduate College works collaboratively across all colleges to promote and support the integrity, quality, and vitality of ASU graduate programs including master’s degrees, professional degrees and doctoral degrees. Our goal is to ensure university-wide standards of academic excellence, access, and equity in graduate programs and to enhance the impact of ASU’s graduate students and graduate education within the state, national, and global arenas. Central to this vision is the enhancement of the diversity of ASU’s graduate population as well as the development of innovative transdisciplinary graduate programs across the university.
The Graduate College is looking for a communications intern for the fall 2017 semester. You will be exposed to a comprehensive array of marketing communications projects and strategies. You will gain work experience in a variety of functions, such as media and public relations, content strategy, social media marketing. You will have the opportunity to crate a portfolio of published work.
What you’ll be doing:
•Write content, such as press releases, announcements, web copy and social media posts.
•Write articles by researching assigned topics and interviewing people of interest.
•Proofread and edit internal and external communications.
•Research media and develop lists of reporters for different storylines.
•Distribute or place stories in publications.
•Attend meetings with Communications Specialist.
•Finish tasks within given timeframe.
•Various other tasks, as assigned.
•Currently attending college, has achieved junior or senior status.
•Possesses excellent writing and editing skills.
•Possesses excellent time management skills.
•MS Office proficiency.
•Ability to be creative and analytical.
•Exhibits personal qualities, such as open-mindedness, enthusiasm, curiosity, adaptability, and critical thinking.
•Demonstrates interest in social media and how media and communication strategies can continuously engage a community and advance a brand.
Actual work schedule will be determined after your appointment. To apply submit your resume, two writing samples, and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall 2017- ZOG Digital- Paid
Title: Paid Media Intern
Start Date: Immediately
Daily activities include reporting, research, and assisting our Paid Social campaigns. Previous experience with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint are required. Strong communication skills, ability to learn quickly under supervision, and a drive for success are a must. An ideal candidate will be in their last semester of college, but not absolutely needed. Exact schedules are flexible, but expect a minimum commitment of 15 hours per week. Please send resumes to email@example.com
Fall 2017- Terros Health- Marketing and Event Plaqnning
The intern will work with Yvonne Fortier, VP of Diversity, on the annual Cesar Chavez Conference, which is held the end of March each year. The intern would help with communications, marketing, event preparation, securing sponsorships—a lot of different things that go into putting on a large conference. We attract 500+ to this event annually. Compensation: a small stipend
Intern would need to be able to start July/August, and assist on a part-time basis through the event at the end of March 2018.
Contact: Andrea Smiley
Fall 2017- Buzzly Media Communications Internship
Buzzly Media is seeking a communications intern to help us keep up with content creation for clients and our own social media channels. You would also be dipping in public relations roles such as compiling media lists, writing press releases and covering events. As our intern you would receive different assignments each week that can usually be completed remotely. We estimate about 15 hours of work a week, depending on how efficient you are! We will happily mentor you and teach you everything we’ve learned from starting our own agency.
To apply, please submit your resume and a few sentences about why you think you would be a good fit to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Spring 2018 or Summer 2018 Internships at Nova and WGBH-TV in Boston
NOVA is the most-watched prime time science series on American television, reaching an
average of five million viewers weekly. Now in its fourth decade of production, the series
remains committed to producing in-depth science programming in the form of one-hour
documentaries and long-form mini-series, from the latest breakthroughs in technology to the deepest mysteries of the natural world. NOVA is produced by WGBH Boston and airs
Wednesday nights at 9/8c on most PBS stations.
In addition to its weekly television broadcast, NOVA extends its award-winning science
reporting both online and into classrooms, producing an extensive list of resources and original content—including short-form videos, original reporting, and science and education blogs— available on our website offers the following internship positions.
• NOVA Broadcast Research Intern
• NOVA Next Digital Editorial Intern
• NOVA Digital Video Intern
• NOVA Marketing and Communications Intern
• NOVA Education and Outreach Intern
Please see below for more information.
All candidates must be an enrolled student. Due to WGBH policies, the internship is unpaid. However, we are committed to offering our interns worthwhile, fulfilling learning experiences and opportunities to become immersed in the promotion of an award-winning, widely recognized media brand.
Apply Now! If you are interested in any of these positions, please email your resume and cover letter to NOVA’s Internship Coordinator, Daryl Choa. Please specify
the position(s) to which you are applying in the subject line.
• Spring Semester: Applications due December 1
• Summer: Applications due April 1
SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS
Zocolo Public Square spring 2018 fellowship-PAID
The Cronkite School is accepting applications for student fellowships in sustainability journalism with Zócalo Public Square at ASU’s Santa Monica., Calif., bureau.
The fellowship will be offered in the spring 2018 semester with students working out of the Cronkite School bureau in Santa Monica. Fellows will work up to 40 hours a week for $10 an hour, producing content for the Zócalo website and its media partners, and assisting with Zocalo’s public events. Students also may apply to receive Cronkite internship credit for the fellowship. Students will be responsible for arranging their own housing. The Cronkite School will cover the cost of travel to and from Santa Monica.
Zócalo Public Square, a project of the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University, is a not-for-profit Ideas Exchange that seeks to engage a new, young and diverse generation in the public square through a blend of live events and humanities journalism. It partners with educational, cultural and philanthropic institutions to present free, non-partisan public events and conferences in cities across the U.S. and beyond and to publish original daily journalism that is distributed to more than 100 media outlets nationwide.
Fellows may be graduate or undergraduate Cronkite students with an interest in sustainability, energy, the environment and related fields. Duties include generating story ideas, identifying and working with Zocalo contributors (who include journalists, scholars and non-writers), writing and editing articles for the website, working with media syndicate partners, building audiences for journalism and events through social and other media, and assisting with the planning and execution of public discussions and lectures on current affairs topics. Fellows will work with a small staff of writers and editors who produce new content daily for the website and its media partners and who solicit contributions from diverse people whose voices would otherwise go unheard. Strong editing skills are a must as are curiosity and energy. The successful applicant will be able to generate story ideas off the news that provide a different perspective on current topics and write and edit for voice. Some evening work is required. Fellows may have the opportunity to travel to Zócalo events in California and around the country. A car is not required but is recommended.
To apply for the spring 2018 Zocolo Fellowship, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong at email@example.com. by October 1.
Investigative Reporting Workshop in Canada- Banff
Check out this five-day intensive workshop on investigative reporting in beautiful Banff, Canada. Tuition is well over $1000, but there are full scholarships available for qualified student journalists, so this entire workshop is free (including lodging, food, and even gym access!)/ Learn the details.
The conference runs October 16-21. Deadline to apply for scholarship is July 26.
PART-TIME PAID or VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
USA and World Hip Hop Dance Championship Volunteers
The USA and World Hip Hop Dance Championships will be held in Phoenix in August. Volunteers are needed to run the media booth at the event from Aug. 4-12 at the Arizona Grand Resort near Baseline Rd. and The I-10 (near the Mills Mall).
Reporters from throughout the U.S. and even international media will attend the event. It would be great experience for a student who has the time to help out.
Interested? Contact Jessica Gonzalez
State Press Investigative Desk
The State Press is starting a new investigative desk in the fall 2017 semester so if you’re interested in this type of reporting, please go to the application link. Questions? contact Reilly Kneedler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sports Talk Radio Board Op and On-Air possibilities- 1580 The Fanatic
This new sports talk radio station in Phoenix seeks a PT board op who might get an opportunity to be on air. Interested? Contact Mike Bauer
Station address is 8145 E. Evans Road, Suite 8 in Scottsdale
Phoenix New Times- Freelance Food Blogger- PAID
Phoenix New Times is looking for food bloggers to contribute regular content (breaking news, events, photo-heavy posts) to our award-winning food blog, phxfood.com
We pay per the post. For details contact our food editor: email@example.com
PAC-12 Network Production- PAID
Just a few more days to send your information as the pool will close on July 30.
The Pac-12 Network is looking for students who are interested in working in various production positions throughout the fall 2017 and spring 2018 seasons. Sports include: football, soccer, volleyball, men’s/women’s basketball, baseball, softball, gymnastics. Positions include: runner, production assistant, stats, talent stats, spotter.
If you are interested in getting into the student production crew pool for the Pac-12 Network please do the following:
(1) By July 30, send to firstname.lastname@example.org an EMAIL listing your audio/video production experience.
(2) In that same EMAIL, list all of the sports that you are deeply familiar with where you know the rules and terminology. This could be through your experience as a player, coach, official, spectator, fan.
(3) Provide your name, EMAIL address, cell phone #, year in school
(4) Use the subject line: Pac-12 Network Crew 2017-18
(5) If you worked in the Pac-12 Network pool in a previous semester, you must still submit this information by July 30.
Please note: You should only sign up for the pool if you can keep your commitment to work any game you are assigned.
Uptick Newswire Seeks an Audio Producer- PAID
Uptick Newswire is looking to hire 2-3 news reporters and potential show hosts for its podcasts and Stock Day TV show. Prefer students with knowledge of stock market and financial markets. 20-25 hours/week. $20/hour. Before applying, please research the company.
Address: 10000 N. 31st Ave., Phoenix
Contact: Marcus Heatherly
Gilbert Highland HS is hiring camera operators for Football Games- PAID
Student will run the end zone camera. There are 12 games and you will be paid $100 per game. Contact Beth Muehlhausen for more information or to apply for the position.
HS Sports Freelance Play by Play announcers and other positions- PAID
Freelance opportunities to work on a weekly sports TV show debuting in Arizona this fall
•Arizona Prep Spotlight is hiring Reporters, Videographers, a Producer and an Editor
•Experience working with sports video is a plus
•Must be able to work afternoons/evenings and have reliable transportation
•Play by Play opportunities also available
Interested candidates should send resumes to email@example.com