Must See Mondays- Special Tuesday Edition
The Power of Storytelling
Alison Overholt, editor-in-chief of ESPN The Magazine and espnW, explores the impact storytelling has in sports journalism in this discussion moderated by Brett Kurland, director of sports programs.
Tuesday January 23
First Amendment Forum
Must See Mondays
Future of The Olympic Games
Anita DeFrantz, a member of the International Olympic Committee and IOC Executive Board, discusses the impact of the Olympic Games with Victoria Jackson, sports historian and lecturer at the ASU School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies.
Monday January 29
First Amendment Forum
The deadline to submit an internship application is 11:59 p.m.Sunday February 11. You will need to complete an application if:
-you seek a Phoenix-based summer or fall 2018 internship and want to participate in one of the upcoming interview days with local companies
-you are planning to work a summer 2018 internship and want to receive credit for it
Completing the application by deadline is the first step in the process of obtaining any type of internship credit. You are encouraged to take care of this asap.
Resume Writing Sessions
Getting ready to hit the job market or getting ready for the upcoming internship interview days? Attend a resume writing session to look at organizing your resume, review formatting options and answer questions about your resume. Bring a resume to share and we’ll give you helpful feedback. RSVP with the date you’d like to attend. Hope to see you there!
Resume Session I
Friday January 26
Resume Session II
Thursday February 1
Resume Session III
Saturday February 3
Internship Information Sessions
If you’d like to get more information about the Cronkite School internship program, learn more about the process to apply for a summer/fall 2018 internship and the best way to find internships, join us for a 30-minute Q/A on the following dates:
Monday January 29- RSVP
Thursday February 1- RSVP
Friday February 2- RSVP
Torie Bosch, editor of Slate.com’s Future Tense channel and coeditor of What Future, discusses how to write opinion pieces to change people’s minds. More information at Changing Hands Bookstore website.
Thursday January 25
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $18.99 + tax, includes one copy of What Future.
Register below or call 602.274.0067
Spring 2018- Social Media Cannon’s Cookery
The Social Media Intern is responsible for coordinating and executing the company’s social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Facebook and Instagram. This role offers the intern a total immersion into an internal marketing department and the successful candidate will work closely with key members of staff to learn about social media, digital communications and marketing in a real-world environment. This role will be instrumental in increasing our social media presence and gaining visibility for our brands among customers and the general public. Cannon’s Cookery owns St. Francis, Phoenix Public Market Cafe, Tempe Public Market Cafe and Taco Chello.
Reports To:Marketing Director
1) Social Media Community Management
a. Assist with streamlining company social media accounts (e.g. Facebook, Twitter,
LinkedIn, YouTube, and other social media platforms), ensuring uniform content and tone of voice.
b. Increase the number of followers on all accounts by following and engaging with
potential customers and public.
c. Monitoring and replying to messages on all platforms from candidates and clients (initially under supervision of Director)
d. Posting on a daily basis and using tools to plan forward-looking posts over weekends and holidays (under supervision of Director)
e. Collaborate on planning and executing strategic social media campaigns on all platforms (under supervision of Director)
f. Liaising with staff internally to ensure that their company profiles are accurate and
Key Skills Required for the Role:
Proven written communication skills, and a passion for writing both short- and long-copy. Excellent verbal communications skills.
An interest in marketing, communications, social media or reputation management; Familiarity with key social media tools (e.g. Twitter and Facebook) and with Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel);
An ability to consistently demonstrate our values of insight, hard work, and effectiveness in your personal approach to work;
Excellent attention to detail and a high motivation to learn;
A proactive, service-focussed attitude towards customers and the teams you
An ability to prioritise work and complete tasks with quick turnaround times and minimal fuss; and
The ability to work collaboratively with a team.
Contact Lauren Saria
Spring 2018- Video Internship
The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy is looking for an intern to assist in increasing the Institute’s impact in the nonprofit community through video development and production. We are looking for an innovative self-starter to join our team and share our messaging through video, social media, inbound marketing, and content development. This position will provide the opportunity for interns to build their portfolio with a variety of video experience. An intern in this position may also earn inbound certification from HubSpot during the course of their internship.
Summary of Duties
The position works in the department of Marketing and Public Relations and includes video content planning, production, editing, and distribution. Intern may assist, if desired, in planning campaigns to maximize the impact of video across the Institute’s social media and inbound marketing platforms. Responsibilities include any of the following areas: topic research, interviews, writing and editing content for video, social media and web content, and video production. Interns help brand and maintain our voice across all media platforms.
The position works within the area of Marketing and PR; work contacts include the Director of Communications and Business Development, administrators and staff, vendors and clients. Equipment includes: Macintosh computers with the Adobe Creative Suite, printers, scanners, digital cameras and microphones.
This position reports to the Director of Communications and Business Development.
– Content development through video production and photography to showcase company and client training programs and successes.
– Earn Inbound Certification from HubSpot (optional).
Any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities for the internship. An example of this would be college-level coursework in video, public relations, journalism, mass communications, marketing or similar field.
– Ability to plan, produce and edit video for inbound marketing purposes.
– Experience using the Adobe Creative Suite or similar computer applications.
– Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
– Previous Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media experience is a plus, but not required.
– Understanding of AP style and news writing.
– Basic understanding news elements, newsroom operations and journalistic integrity.
– High standard of ethics, excellence and integrity.
– A passion for the nonprofit sector and the organizations that we serve.
Education and Experience
College sophomore, junior, senior or recent graduate in video, public relations, journalism, mass communications, marketing or similar field.
Compensation: $1000 stipend
Hours: 8-20 per week for course credit Timeline: Immediately Length: 4-5 months depending on availability
Contact: Alexandria Coleman
Summer 2018- Make A Wish PR and Marketing Internship
Support public relations, marketing and promotional activities at Make-A- Wish Arizona. Work commensurate with entry-level public relations and marketing position. Strong writing and grammar skills are essential. Media and social media experience valued.
• Crafting wish stories from Arizona wish kids and families for website, social media and email marketing
• Creating posts for social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
• Developing and updating web site copy
• Writing news releases and media alerts
• Support for Walk for Wishes event in October for Phoenix and Tucson
• Other duties as assigned
• Junior or Senior in Communications, Journalism and/or Public Relations major preferred
• Excellent communication, writing, research and presentation skills
• Strong project management and customer service skills
• Ability to work independently
• Minimum of 16-hour work week preferred
• Child Focus
*THIS POSITION IS UNPAID*
Internship timeframe: Summer; May 10th – August 14th
How to apply: To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples (preferably published) via email to email@example.com
Spring 2018- Arizona Dept. of Administration Communications- PAID
-Assist with agency’s communication including website, newsletter, social media and compilation/review of documents related to public records requests
-Assist with video production
-Assist with employee recognition events
-Other responsibilities as determined necessary
Contact: Megan Rose
Summer 2018- Cox Media Ad Sales Internship- PAID
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.
•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
•Currently enrolled 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
Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 14.
The cover letter should be addressed to:
Mr. James May
Director of Marketing and Client Solutions
Summer 2018- Arizona Public Service Co. Corporate Communications- PAID
Program Summary: APS prides itself in creating an outstanding internship experience for the 50+ interns that join us in business units across the organization each summer. Beginning in May, interns work full-time for 12 weeks and receive competitive pay (undergrad: $15-$22/hr.). In addition to providing meaningful and challenging projects that expand technical skills, the program enhances professional development and fosters a sense of community through: assigned mentors, volunteer projects, organized social events, an executive speaker series, and soft skill workshops focusing on strengths and behavioral styles. For current sophomores, juniors and December 2018 graduates only.
“APS takes the traditional role of intern and transforms it into an experience of personal and professional development. Between the challenging projects in my department and the networking events, there was never a dull moment!” -2016 Summer Intern.
“I tell everyone who will listen how much I enjoy the work I’m doing, the team I’m working with and the company I’m working for. I’m so grateful to have had this opportunity.”
– 2016 Summer Intern
Corporate Communications develops all corporate messaging, branding and maintains community relationships throughout the state. Corporate Communications internships are in the following areas and will be based on individual interest and fit:
Write feature articles and cover events for the company’s internal communication channels, including a daily online publication circulated to 7,000 employees. This may include interviewing internal and external clients, and multi-media production such as event photography and/or video.
Develop and refine messaging around strategic issues (e.g. new power plant, regulatory decision, etc.); this may include drafting columns, news articles, website content and other editorial pieces for placement in external media and other projects as needed. Plan and execute media campaigns, including developing the strategies, writing the press releases and following up with media outlets.
Provide strategic creative solutions and develop collateral that supports the communications initiatives of APS. Emphasis on promotional video production and motion graphics, and may also include graphic design, photography and other creative mediums. Will manage and organize video assets, pre-production to post-production, coordinate and conduct interviews, produce testimonials, b-roll and other communications pieces.
Assist in managing, organizing and representing APS at public functions related to Corporate and Community event activities and meetings. Communicate important business initiatives and develop strategic messaging/tactics to help position APS as a community leader.
(1) By 12 noon February 1, send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. The cover letter should be addressed to:
Ms. Rose van Loben Sels
University Relations/Pipeline Recruiter, Talent Acquisition
Arizona Public Service Co.
(2) In your cover letter, state which internship you are interested in: Creative Services, Community Affairs, External Communications, Internal Communications.
Summer 2018- Internships in Hawaii-PAID
Your future starts here. Get a job in print, online, or broadcast media or public relations. This is a great way to get experience, paid on-the-job training, and a foot in the door in media or public relations.
Full-time internships (10 weeks at 40 hours/week) with a $4,040 salary:
-Honolulu Star-Advertiser (daily newspaper)
-Pacific Business News (weekly business newspaper)
-Hawaii (bimonthly travel magazine)
-Hawaii Business (monthly business magazine)
-Honolulu (monthly city magazine)
-Pacific Edge (business/lifestyle magazine)
-Honolulu Civil Beat (online news)
-Hawaii News Now (TV news)
-KHON Channel 2 (TV news)
-KITV 4 News (TV news)
-Alexander & Baldwin (public relations)
Part-time internships (8 weeks at 29 hours/week) with a $2,343 salary:
-Hawaii Public Radio (radio news)
·Hawaii residents enrolled in a college or university outside Hawaii.
·Any student enrolled in a college or university in Hawaii.
·College or university students who attended school in Hawaii or who live in Hawaii now.
How to apply:
·Visit www.hawaiispj.org to fill out an online application form.
·Write a cover letter introducing yourself and explaining why you want an internship, list your relevant coursework or news media experience, and include three references with their contact information.
·Include samples of your news media work. You can send these as URL links; pdfs, Word, or .txt files; wmv files for video; or wav files for audio.
Send all materials labeled with your name to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: March 1, 2018
For more information, contact Craig DeSilva at (808) 282-1038
Summer 2018- Sports Producer/Engineer
The Falmouth Commodores is 1 of the 10 teams which make up the Cape Cod Baseball League. This is the premier college baseball league in the country, where approximately 35% of its participants will play at the major-league level. This team is run by volunteers and is 100% funded by private and corporate donations. Each year this group of dedicated volunteers must raise the $250,000 operating budget needed to field the team. Game day operations also contribute to the funding.
The expectations are high for our players, coaches, host families, board members, volunteers and interns. This UNPAID internship is meant to provide real-world opportunities in your area of study; participation in a non-profit, completely volunteer organization; and experience with the best college baseball in the country.
Many of our interns have gone on to work in professional sports organizations such as: The Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Boston Celtics, Columbus Blue Jackets, San Antonio Spurs, ESPN, IMG Sports Management, San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue Jay, MLB Network, and more.
The position starts in early June and runs through Mid-August. The ideal candidate will have experience in the technical aspects of producing a sports broadcast and ensure that the associated equipment is setup and running optimally. They must enjoy troubleshooting and working through technical challenges so that the team realizes a successful and high quality broadcast. Duties include but are not limited to:
-Provide the technical and production aspects of the online broadcast, interviews and special events (Kids Club events, Golf Tournament, Team & Player events, etc.)
-Setup and ensure the streaming equipment (audio and video) are fully operational at both home and away games
-Assist in the editing and publication of online media as needed
-Work closely with Videographer, Photographer and Web Reporter on creative content
Please send a resume/cover letter/work samples to Rob Kauffman
Summer 2018- ABC News
The Disney-ABC Television Group is home to all of The Walt Disney Company’s worldwide entertainment and news television properties. ABC NEWS offers the only PAID internship program in network news.
Our program offers students:
• experience at a diversified global Fortune 100 company
• exposure to network level news research, editorial and operational coverage, and broadcast and digital production on a daily basis
• competitive pay and a rewarding experience
This internship program is open to undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in school and have completed their sophomore year. Graduate students are also eligible for consideration. Interns MUST meet the following criteria:
• Currently earning a college/university degree in Related Field
• Available a minimum of 16 hours per week
• Excellent Communication Skills
• An interest in broadcast news with prior internship or classroom experience in journalism or broadcast production
We offer three programs a year: Fall, Spring and Summer.
Hiring decisions are based on your major field of study, past work/internship experience, and extracurricular activities. We are looking for students who will make the most of this great opportunity.
We offer an attractive hourly salary. Interns are not eligible for company medical benefits, holiday pay or sick pay.
How to Apply:
Build your candidate profile at DISNEYCAREERS.COM and attach your resume. Please remember to upload your actual resume file.
Summer 2018- CBS News Internships
This is an educational program designed for college students who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting or production. Each student is selected and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
Where can I intern?
New York, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago
Do I get to choose my department?
You choose the city; department placement is at the sole discretion of the Director.
What are the duties?
Assignments vary day-to-day and duties vary in each department. Interns can expect to learn fundamental news-gathering skills, find, confirm and report news stories, greet guests, log tapes, coordinate script, research stories, conduct preliminary interviews, assist during shoots, select footage, perform light clerical duties and assist producers and talent.
What are the requirements?
Juniors, seniors, and graduate students are eligible; however, due to the limited number of positions, preference is given to those who are entering their senior year. Students majoring in journalism, broadcasting or communications are preferred; other majors will be considered. Participants must have a passion for news, excellent written and verbal communication abilities and a comprehensive knowledge of current events. A 3.0 GPA or above is recommended. Students must be able to meet the minimum time commitment: full-time during the summer; at least 20 hours a week in fall/spring. Recent graduates are not eligible for this program. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Visit the CBS News Internship website
Summer 2018- Fox News College Associates Program
The Fox News College Associate Program is for motivated college students who are passionate about the news industry. College Associates are paid to gain real world work experience with guidance from top news professionals. College Associates are assigned to a department that matches their skill set, work experience and career aspirations. Please review the application instructions.
Summer 2018- NBCUni Internships
Our NBCUniversal East Coast / West Coast paid internship program provides students with real world experience, networking opportunities and in-depth exposure to the world’s leading media and entertainment company. Students may intern in a variety of fields including News, Film, Production, Marketing, Broadcast Operations.
Applicants must be pursuing an Associate, Bachelor or Graduate degree at an accredited institution. You must be a sophomore or above, with at least thirty class credits, maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and be eighteen years of age or older.
For More Information
Campus 2 Career Internship Program
SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS
Cronkite School Scholarships
Each year the Cronkite School awards to its students more than $100,000 in scholarships in amounts ranging from $500 to $5,000.These scholarships are possible because of the generous donations of Cronkite alumni, local media companies and organizations, and other benefactors who want to help worthy Cronkite students complete their educations. To apply for a Cronkite School scholarship, complete the online application form.
The application deadline is Feb. 5 for awards for the next academic year. The application requires an essay of no more than 250 words. We suggest you write your essay in advance, copy and paste into the appropriate place on the form, and print a copy of the completed application for your records.
AAJA-NBC News Summer Fellowship
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is pleased to announce our continued partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal for the NBC News Summer Fellows Program! The AAJA/NBC News Summer Fellowship gives students real world experience and exposure to one of the world’s leading News divisions, which includes NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC. NBCUniversal will offer fellows the opportunity to join one of the following NBC programs for summer 2018 as interns:
• America’s #1 morning news program, The Today Show
• The top ranked evening program, Nightly News with Lester Holt
• Our primetime long form news program, Dateline
• Our 24 cable news channel, MSNBC
• Our top rated business news cable channel, CNBC
The fellows selected will receive $14 an hour, plus overtime (over 40 hours per week) for 10 weeks during the summer. NBCUniversal will offer a $2,000 housing stipend available for candidates who reside outside a 50 mile radius from our Tri-State Area offices. Production experience is preferred, but not required.
AAJA-NBC Fellowship information and application instructions. Deadline February 21.
NAHJ-NBC Summer Fellowship
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) is pleased to announce our continued partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal for the NBC News Summer Fellows Program! The NAHJ/NBC News Summer Fellowship gives students real world experience and exposure to one of the world’s leading news divisions, which includes NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC. NBCUniversal will offer fellows the opportunity to join one of the following NBC programs for summer 2018 as interns:
– America’s #1 morning news program, The Today Show
– The top ranked evening program, Nightly News with Lester Holt
– Our primetime long form news program, Dateline
– Our 24 cable news channel, MSNBC
– Our top rated business news cable channel, CNBC
The fellows selected will receive $14 an hour, plus overtime (over 40 hours per week) for 10 weeks during the summer. NBCUniversal will offer a $2,000 housing stipend available for candidates who reside outside a 50 mi. radius from our tri State Area offices. Production experience is preferred, but not required. All the internships are located in 30 Rockefeller Center, with the exception of the placements at CNBC, which are located in Englewood Cliffs, NJ.
NAHJ-NBC Fellowship information and application instructions. Deadline February 21.
NABJ-NBC Summer Fellowship
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is pleased to announce our continued partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal for the NBC News Summer Internship Program!
The NABJ/NBC News Summer Internship gives students real world experience and exposure to one of the world’s leading News divisions, which includes NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC. NBCUniversal will offer interns the opportunity to join one of the following NBC programs for summer 2018:
America’s #1 morning news program, The Today Show
The top ranked evening program, Nightly News with Lester Holt
Our primetime long form news program, Dateline
Our 24 hour cable news channel, MSNBC
Our top rated business news cable channel, CNBC
Selected interns will receive $14 an hour, plus overtime (over 40 hours per week) for 10 weeks during the summer to work within the NBC News. NBCUniversal will offer a $2,000 housing stipend available for candidates who reside outside a 50 mile radius from our Tri-State Area offices. Production experience is preferred, but not required.
All the internships are located in 30 Rockefeller Center, with the exception of the placements at CNBC, which are located in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Transportation is provided to Englewood Cliffs, NJ from various location in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
NABJ-NBC Fellowship application and instructions. Deadline February 21.
NAJA-NBC Summer Fellowship
The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) is accepting NAJA-NBC Summer Fellowship Program applications through Feb. 21, 2018. The NAJA-NBC News Summer Fellowship gives students real world experience and exposure to one of the world’s leading news divisions, which includes NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC.
NBCUniversal will offer fellows the opportunity to join one of the following NBC programs for summer 2018 as interns:
• America’s #1 morning news program, The Today Show
• The top ranked evening program, Nightly News with Lester Holt
• Our primetime long form news program, Dateline
• Our 24 cable news channel, MSNBC
• Our top rated business news cable channel, CNBC
The selected fellows will receive $14 an hour, plus overtime (over 40 hours per week) for 10 weeks during the summer. NBCUniversal will offer a $2,000 housing stipend available for candidates who reside outside a 50 mile radius from the Tri-State Area offices. Production experience is preferred, but not required.
All the internships are located in 30 Rockefeller Center, with the exception of the placements at CNBC, which are located in Englewood Cliffs, NJ.
NAJA-NBC Fellowship application and instructions. Deadline is February 21.
Lenfest Fellowships for Emerging Journalists of Color
Philadelphia Media Network (PMN), publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com, will launch the inaugural class of Lenfest Journalism Fellows in June. The two-year competitive fellowships, funded by a grant from The Lenfest Institute for Journalism, will be awarded to six emerging journalists of color who exhibit strong digital-first skills.
The fellows will work as full-time reporters, photographers/videographers, and multi-media journalists in the PMN news organization and further hone their skills as digital storytellers with salary and benefits. The fellows will also have mentors, participate in weekly seminars and work on a fellows-only project designed to attract younger and more diverse readers to our news platforms.
The goal of the fellowships is to create a hiring pipeline to advance the diversity of our newsroom, and other newsrooms, broaden our coverage of the region and engage with audiences that don’t connect with us today.
Applicants are required to:
*Submit a resume that includes date or expected date of graduation, current address, email, website and social media addresses.
*Submit a cover letter highlighting both your accomplishments and why you are the perfect candidate to be awarded a Lenfest Fellowship.
*Submit digital links to at least three examples of your work that make you proud.
Please combine your cover letter and resume into one file, and upload here
Deadline to apply is February 10. The first class of fellows will be notified on March 1. The fellows will start on Monday, June 11, 2018.
If you have additional questions email Michael Days, Vice President, Editor for Reader Engagement.
LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship- PR and Marketing
The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) will award 100 scholarships in 2018 in celebration of its 20th anniversary. Of the 100, 60 ethnic minority undergraduate students will receive scholarships of $2,000 each and 40 graduate students will receive scholarships of $3,250 each. Students must be attending four-year accredited institutions in the U.S. and majoring in the fields of advertising, marketing or public relations.
The scholarship recipients will receive a trip to New York or San Francisco where they will participate in career building activities. This includes a welcome dinner with a keynote speaker, two day-long career development workshops and a scholarship & donor recognition reception. During these activities, students will have the opportunity to meet industry professionals, network and gain exposure to the advertising, marketing and public relations world.
TLF accepts applications from undergraduate students (current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors ONLY) and graduate students. Deadline February 28.
Undergraduate students can find additional information about our scholarship.
Graduate students can find additional information about our scholarship.
Zocalo Public Square summer 2018 fellowship-PAID
The Cronkite School is accepting applications for student fellowships in sustainability journalism with Zócalo Public Square in Los Angeles.
The fellowship will be offered in the summer 2018 semester. 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 summer 2018 Zocolo Fellowship, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong by March 2.
PART-TIME STUDENT POSITIONS OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Office of the Knowledge Enterprise Architect Student Case Writing Opportunity- $14/HOUR
Seeking: Skilled writers and communicators with an interest in innovation and the ASU story.
•To unearth stories of innovation at ASU in a pursuit to understand what enables innovation at ASU
•Individually, students will craft a case study for each initiative/program researched
1.Students will be assigned cases of innovation worth researching and sharing at ASU
oStudents are welcome to share their own suggestions of stories worth sharing
2.Students will perform research and key stakeholder interviews with university faculty/staff/ students to understand what enabled certain university initiatives and programs to evolve as innovations of the university
oOffice of the Knowledge Enterprise Architect will provide primary research resources and coordinate stakeholder interviews
3.Students will craft a brief (~ 3 pages) and highly visual case study for dissemination throughout the university
4.Opportunities to create additional multimedia content available and encouraged
oStudents expected to produce a minimum of 6 cases between February and May
•Professional (behavior and dress)
•Available time in schedule to meet with faculty/staff/students to conduct interviews for case study research when necessary
Contact: Ms. Minu Ape
Radio Show Call Screener in Phoenix- $20-$25/hour
We are looking for someone to take the call screener position as needed (usually about 6-10 Saturdays a year). The job is from 7-11am on Saturdays and pays $100 for the 4 hours. The job involves answering the phones, getting general info and keeping the calls current. It may also involve some work with the texting program. The show can be VERY busy and it can also be slow depending on the format we have for the day. It is not a good place to do homework as you need to be engaged. Interested? Contact Jennifer Romero