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Social Media and Magazine Intern, Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation, Oxford

Posted on: November 20th, 2014 by ewrobins
A local foundation is seeking an intern to help with communication through social media, and through a print and online magazine. The internship will likely run about 10 hours weekly.
The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation is headquartered in Oxford. It  “exists to inspire young people to lead lives of integrity, characterized by service above self and service to their communities.”
They are seeking a journalism, IMC or PR student intern to help  communicate with  alumni and all interested persons about the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation happenings via social media.  They also want help writing and laying out the print and online magazine they publish called Engage once per semester that is mailed to their 8,000 alumni.
For more information on the foundation, visit their website at   sullivanfdn.org.
For more information or to apply for the internship, contact Dorothy Laurenzo, director of alumni relations, at alumni@sullivanfdn.org or 662-236-6335.

2015 Summer Internship Program, Schwartz and Associates PA, Jackson

Posted on: November 20th, 2014 by ewrobins

Schwartz and Associates PA , a law firm, is proud to announce its Spring 2015 Summer Internship Program. Students have the opportunity to obtain hands on experience in various departments. Law firms have many roles that are needed to successfully operate and giving students the opportunity to explore each is our goal at Schwartz and Associates. Students must have a 3.0 GPA and two recommendations to be considered.  College credit must be available for this program. If you know a student seeking a career in Law, Marketing, or Public Relations, please refer them to this program.

 

Qualifications

College Junior or above

3.0 GPA

2 Professional Recommendations

College Credit Available

 

Contact:

Daphne Dunning

Director of Media and Community Relations

162 E. Amite Street | Jackson, MS | 39201

(o) 601-974-8648 |(c) 769-798-7292 |

Hearst Journalism Fellowships Fall 2015–Deadline: 1/9/15

Posted on: October 31st, 2014 by ewrobins
H E A R S T journalism fellowships
 
The premier two-year newspaper fellowship program in the country just got better.
 
We currently are accepting applications for the next class of Fellows, who will begin in September 2015.
 
The program has been expanded, with more opportunities for qualified journalists. The application process is now streamlined and completely electronic.
 
The deadline to apply is Friday, January 9, 2015. Finalists will participate in an expenses-paid, two-day judging process in Houston in April.
 
The goal of the Hearst Journalism Fellowships is to recruit, train and retain the next generation of journalists – top-notch multimedia professionals from a diverse pool of talented reporters, copy editors, photographers, designers and graphic artists.
 
Fellows are full-fledged journalists expected to make significant, valuable contributions in a variety of roles and platforms. They must be versatile and have a broad range of skills.
 
Those selected for the program will work one-year rotations at two sites, assigned from among the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News, Albany Times Union and Connecticut Media Group.
 
Fellows receive competitive salary and benefits, including health insurance and moving expenses.
 
Apply at www.hearstfellowships.com. Follow us on Twitter @HearstFellows
 

Golf Internships, American Junior Golf Association

Posted on: October 9th, 2014 by ewrobins

The American Junior Golf Association is looking for students to apply for the spring and/or summer traveling internship. Positions are for students interested in communications, marketing, operations, event management, business, or who love golf.
Students can view opportunities by looking at a brochure (http://joom.ag/F2Jb) or visiting www.ajga.org/careers to apply directly. Students should also follow on Twitter @AJGACareers #AJGAInternship.

Marketing Internship, Rukkus, Remote or New York

Posted on: October 8th, 2014 by ewrobins

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Rukkus is a rapidly growing startup focused on the sports and music industries. Our cutting-edge technology helps fans get the best deals on concert and sports tickets. We’re involved with everything from Rangers playoff hockey to locally based music festivals and everything in between.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This job offers the chance to join the exciting environment of a tech start-up in New York City.

This position will dedicate their time to increasing brand awareness and building a buzz around our growing company. You will be an ambassador of the active “Rukkus lifestyle,” and a true live entertainment junkie with a grasp on the NYC scene.

Your responsibilities will include organizing and conceiving grassroots marketing campaigns, brainstorming and executing promotional ideas, building relationships with publications and getting people talking about us, and helping to expand our blog and social media following.

If you’d like to be part of an innovative, results-focused company that operates in a fun space then we’d love to hear from you!

QUALIFICATIONS
Experience:

  • 6 months – 2 years experience in the marketing field.

Skills:

  • Strong research skills.
  • Polished writing and editing skills.
  • A genuine passion for creative marketing and technology.

Education:

  • Currently enrolled in a 4-year bachelor’s degree program, preferably majoring in Marketing or Communication.
  • A strong grasp of the aforementioned skills outweigh the educational requirements.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

OTHER DETAILS

  • Hours: 20/week (position is ongoing)
  • Pay: $200/week
  • Location: Remote or in office (222 Broadway, NY NY)

HOW TO APPLY

Magazine Internship Program 2015, ASME–Deadline 12/1/14

Posted on: October 6th, 2014 by ewrobins

The American Society of Magazine Editors sponsors a ten-week internship program for rising college seniors at magazines in New York and Washington.  Visit http://www.magazine.org/asme/internship-program for more information.

Production Internship, LA-ESPN–2015

Posted on: October 3rd, 2014 by ewrobins
*Job Description:
ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation. 

ESPN Production Operations is a unit within the Production division of ESPN Content. Our staff comprises Network Control, Content Edit, Studio Operations, Production Control Rooms, Facility Resources and Business Operations. In addition to Operational roles, We also have specialists in Resource Project Coordination, Business Administration and more. Though we staff many traditional roles in the television industry, our work is produced and then converted into many formats for different distribution on platforms such as mobile phones, iPad, Video on Demand, .com and other digital carriers. Production Operations Internship position will be involved in technical operating positions in all phases of television for domestic and/or international production. This role include, but are not limited to: server based non-linear edit, Master Control, videotape and/or media record and play out, studio cameras, video shading and more. 


Responsibilities: 

Operating positions may include all phases of television for domestic and/or international production; 

Roles include but are not limited to: server based non-linear edit, Master Control, media record and play out, studio cameras, video shading and more; 

Candidates must maintain knowledge of television standards and information, operating systems, broadcast equipment, signal flow and distribution and applicable ESPN Standard Operating Procedures; 

Other administrative duties often include daily shift reporting and required participation at periodic staff meetings.
*Qualifications:
Basic qualifications: 
Hands on experience in Final Cut Pro, Avid or other studio or edit systems; 

Campus control room operations and/or previous internship in operations; 

Basic understanding of all TV Production equipment and technology within assigned operating areas, which may include but not be limited to; VTRs, server based recording/playback devices and related software applications, master control switchers and related equipment, production switchers and/or audio boards; 

Solid written communication skills and computer literacy 


Preferred qualifications: 

Strong interest and desire in pursuing a career in an operations role; 

Communications, television production and/or electronic journalism background; 

Ability to read and write in Spanish
*Application Instructions:
Please apply online at www.disneyinterns.com

Production Social Media Internship, ESPN–2015

Posted on: October 3rd, 2014 by ewrobins
*Job Description:
ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation. 

ESPN Production Operations is a unit within the Production division of ESPN Content. Our staff comprises Network Control, Content Edit, Studio Operations, Production Control Rooms, Facility Resources and Business Operations. In addition to Operational roles, We also have specialists in Resource Project Coordination, Business Administration and more. Though we staff many traditional roles in the television industry, our work is produced and then converted into many formats for different distribution on platforms such as mobile phones, iPad, Video on Demand, .com and other digital carriers. Production Operations Internship position will be involved in technical operating positions in all phases of television for domestic and/or international production. This role include, but are not limited to: server based non-linear edit, Master Control, videotape and/or media record and play out, studio cameras, video shading and more. 


Responsibilities: 

Operating positions may include all phases of television for domestic and/or international production; 

Roles include but are not limited to: server based non-linear edit, Master Control, media record and play out, studio cameras, video shading and more; 

Candidates must maintain knowledge of television standards and information, operating systems, broadcast equipment, signal flow and distribution and applicable ESPN Standard Operating Procedures; 

Other administrative duties often include daily shift reporting and required participation at periodic staff meetings.
*Qualifications:
Basic qualifications: 
Hands on experience in Final Cut Pro, Avid or other studio or edit systems; 

Campus control room operations and/or previous internship in operations; 

Basic understanding of all TV Production equipment and technology within assigned operating areas, which may include but not be limited to; VTRs, server based recording/playback devices and related software applications, master control switchers and related equipment, production switchers and/or audio boards; 

Solid written communication skills and computer literacy 


Preferred qualifications: 

Strong interest and desire in pursuing a career in an operations role; 

Communications, television production and/or electronic journalism background; 

Ability to read and write in Spanish
*Application Instructions:
Please apply online at www.disneyinterns.com

Bilingual Production Internship, ESPN–Spring 2015

Posted on: October 3rd, 2014 by ewrobins
*Job Description:
ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation. 

ESPN Production Operations is a unit within the Production division of ESPN Content. Our staff comprises Network Control, Content Edit, Studio Operations, Production Control Rooms, Facility Resources and Business Operations. In addition to Operational roles, We also have specialists in Resource Project Coordination, Business Administration and more. Though we staff many traditional roles in the television industry, our work is produced and then converted into many formats for different distribution on platforms such as mobile phones, iPad, Video on Demand, .com and other digital carriers. Production Operations Internship position will be involved in technical operating positions in all phases of television for domestic and/or international production. This role include, but are not limited to: server based non-linear edit, Master Control, videotape and/or media record and play out, studio cameras, video shading and more. 


Responsibilities: 

Operating positions may include all phases of television for domestic and/or international production; 

Roles include but are not limited to: server based non-linear edit, Master Control, media record and play out, studio cameras, video shading and more; 

Candidates must maintain knowledge of television standards and information, operating systems, broadcast equipment, signal flow and distribution and applicable ESPN Standard Operating Procedures; 

Other administrative duties often include daily shift reporting and required participation at periodic staff meetings.
*Qualifications:
Basic qualifications: 
Hands on experience in Final Cut Pro, Avid or other studio or edit systems; 

Campus control room operations and/or previous internship in operations; 

Basic understanding of all TV Production equipment and technology within assigned operating areas, which may include but not be limited to; VTRs, server based recording/playback devices and related software applications, master control switchers and related equipment, production switchers and/or audio boards; 

Solid written communication skills and computer literacy 


Preferred qualifications: 

Strong interest and desire in pursuing a career in an operations role; 

Communications, television production and/or electronic journalism background; 

Ability to read and write in Spanish
*Application Instructions:

Please apply online at www.disneyinterns.com

 

 

Journalism Graduate Student Fellowship–Deadline: 1/6/15

Posted on: September 25th, 2014 by ewrobins

FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics), in collaboration with The Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, is now accepting applications for a fellowship that uses the conduct of journalists during the Holocaust and in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive two-week summer program on contemporary journalism ethics. Fellowships include an all-expenses-paid trip from New York to Berlin, Krakow, and Oświęcim (Auschwitz) where students work with leading faculty to explore both journalism history and the ethical issues facing working journalists today. All program costs, including international and European travel, lodging, and food, are covered.

The 2015 FASPE Journalism program will run from May 24 to June 4. To be eligible applicants must either (1) be enrolled in a graduate program or (2) be working journalists who completed their undergraduate degrees between June 2010 and June 2014.

Completed applications must be received by January 6, 2015. All FASPE programs are non-denominational and candidates of all religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To apply or to learn more about FASPE, please visit: www.FASPE.info.

If you have any questions, please contact Thorin R. Tritter, Managing Director of FASPE, at ttritter@FASPE.info.