Paid internship at Kathy Schaeffer and Associates in Chicago

Title:  Public Relations Internship at Kathy Schaeffer and Associates

Location: Chicago, Ill.

Website:  http://www.ksapr.com/about-us/careers/intern for more information

Description:  Kathy Schaeffer and Associates, Inc. (www.ksapr.com), a growing Chicago public relations firm specializing in issues-oriented communications for corporations, associations and nonprofits that communicate about policy and advocacy in the public arena, seeks an intern to start immediately. The temporary position offers a chance for hands-on experience with writing, strategy, media outreach and social media.

Contact: Kim Pool at kpool@ksapr.com

Responsibilities:  Help produce materials for clients, including: media alerts/news releases
newsletter materials, media lists, conduct media outreach, participate in social media work for clients and contribute to brainstorming and strategy sessions

Qualifications: Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Attention to detail. Desire and ability to work independently. Ability to meet deadlines. Knowledge of and experience with social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. All candidates must have completed at least three years of a four-year bachelor’s degree program in communications, journalism or a related field.

To apply:  E-mail your cover letter, resume and three writing samples to Kim Pool at kpool@ksapr.com

Interns: It is strongly advised that you enroll in the journalism’s department’s internship class. Read more here http://uofmpdi.posterous.com/want-an-internship-in-the-spring-important-in

417 Magazine assisstant art director

Title: Assistant Art Director @ 417 Magazine

Location: Springfield, Mo.

Website: 417mag.com

Description: Upscale city-regional lifestyle magazine based in Springfield, Missouri seeks an assistant art director. The assistant art director is responsible for all things visual at the magazine—including editorial design, page imposition, and photoshoots for 417 Magazine (monthly), along with 417 Bride (published twice a year) and 417 Home (published quarterly) .The job offers a chance to work with a small, close-knit team in shaping each publication.

Contact: Jessica Kennon at jessica@417mag.com

Responsibilities: Duties include page design, directing photo shoots, photo research, some production, as well as collaborating with an art director, photographers, illustrators, interns and models.

Qualifications: Candidates should have at least 2-3 years’ experience. Be a Mac wiz (OS X) who knows Adobe In-Design, Photoshop and Illustrator perfectly. Be a team player, organized, self-motivated, firm about deadlines and have an intense creative vision. Commissioning high-quality photos and illustrations, along with a superior understanding of typography, is a must. Experience doing infographics, maps and illustrations is a plus.

To apply: E-mail PDF cover letter, PDF résumé and PDF digital portfolio with 10-12 examples of best work to Jessica Kennon at jessica@417mag.com.

 

Whitaker Publishing offers competitive salary, health-care coverage, retirement plan, profit-sharing. To learn more about Whitaker Publishing, home of award-winning 417 Magazine, visit 417mag.com.

417 Magazine seeks assistant editor

Title: Assistant Editor @ 417 Magazine

Location: Springfield, Mo.

Website: 417mag.com

Description: 417 Magazine is seeking an assistant editor to join their award-winning crew of editors and art directors at southwest Missouri’s regional lifestyle magazine. In addition to great writing skills, the job requires a complete mastery of meeting deadline, as well as the ability to make a strong contribution to content-brainstorming sessions. The assistant editor knows service journalism inside and out and has the ability to understand and practice in-depth reporting and literary storytelling when working on narrative features, profiles or reviews.

Contact: Katie Pollock Estes at editor@417mag.com

Responsibilities: The assistant editor writes monthly features and departments for 417 Magazine, 417 Home and 417 Bride. The assistant editor will help with layout editing duties and will help plan some 417 Magazine department pages.

Qualifications: The successful candidate has a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field and two years of experience writing or editing copy that pops. 417 Magazine is also interested in recent graduates who were the stars of their journalism schools. Experience with InDesign is a plus.

To apply: Send your cover letter, résumé and PDFs of or links to at least five published story clips to Katie Pollock Estes at editor@417mag.com. (Links or PDFs only; make sure file names begin with your last name.) You may also mail application materials to Katie Pollock Estes, Whitaker Publishing, 2111 S. Eastgate Ave., Springfield, MO 65809.

Whitaker Publishing offers competitive salary, health-care coverage, retirement plan, profit-sharing. To learn more about Whitaker Publishing, home of award-winning 417 Magazine, visit 417mag.com.

Agricenter International Internship

Title: Agricenter International Internship

Location: Agricenter International

Website: http://www.agricenter.org/

Description: Agricenter International is looking for a public relations student to work 15-20 hours a week as a paid intern.

Contact: Elton Robinson, Chairman, Agricenter Marketing Committee, 901-837-3768

Responsibilities: Duties would include social media, writing news releases, photography and working with the news media.

Qualifications: Public Relations student

To apply: Contact Elton Robinson at 901-837-3768 for application information.

Interns: It is strongly advised that you enroll in the journalism’s department’s internship class. Read more here http://uofmpdi.posterous.com/want-an-internship-in-the-spring-important-in

Stephens College Digital Media Manager

Title: Digital Media Manager

Location: Stephens College, Office of Marketing & Communications, Columbia, Mo.

Website: http://www.stephens.edu/hr/positions/

Description: The Digital Media Manager position involves working with internal and external constituencies, primarily in conjunction with the Admissions and Philanthropy offices to implement recruitment and fundraising communications. The candidate will work closely with the Marketing Strategist to implement and analyze online marketing strategies and work on initiatives across web, mobile, email and social media.

Contact: humanresources@stephens.edu

Responsibilities: Reports to the VP and is responsible for developing and implementing the digital aspects of the college’s marketing initiatives. The Digital Media Manager will use expertise in digital communications to ensure the college’s strategic goals are supported by effective tactics; create and maintain content on the college’s website, with backend support from the IT department; improve Search Engine Optimization and online ad campaigns; actively manage the college’s social media presence; develop strong and compelling content for the college’s digital communication programs; identify and implement new trends in digital media, marketing and technology; and perform ongoing measurement and evaluation of the ROI of digital initiatives.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in interactive marketing communications or related field, or professional equivalent, is required. Experience with HTML/CSS and Adobe Creative Suite required. Higher education or agency background preferred. Candidates must have experience in digital communication and analysis, including interactive marketing, strategy development and Google analytics; proven results-driven approach; and thorough understanding of current trends and communication tools.

The successful candidate must be highly organized, self-motivated and detail-oriented; a problem-solver able to handle multiple projects on deadline; a team builder with mature judgment; and a strong written and visual communicator.

To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, references & samples of work to: humanresources@stephens.edu or Human Resource Office, 1200 E. Broadway, Columbia MO 65215 and complete a Stephens College application.

Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE. A diverse community on campus is valued.

 

Stephens College, founded in 1833, is the nation’s second-oldest women’s college and is located in the nationally recognized college town of Columbia, Mo. Ranked #29 in U.S. News’ Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest, Stephens enrolls approximately 1,000 students online and on campus.

Marketing Strategist at Stephens College

Title: Marketing Strategist

Location: Stephens College, Office of Marketing & Communications, Columbia, Mo.

Website: http://www.stephens.edu/hr/positions/

Description: The Marketing Strategist position involves working with internal and external constituencies, primarily in conjunction with the Admissions and Philanthropy offices to create and implement marketing plans to guide our recruitment and fundraising efforts. The candidate will work closely with the Digital Media Manager to implement and analyze online marketing strategies, and work on strategic initiatives in media and public relations, social media, publications, website development, video production and advertising.

Contact: humanresources@stephens.edu

Responsibilities: Reports to the VP and is responsible for defining and promoting the Stephens brand in a multi-channel environment. The Marketing Strategist will engage in market research and analysis; create and sustain an integrated communications and marketing program that supports the college’s mission and strategic plan; collaborate with campus departments; and develop content and coordinate marketing materials for print, web and video.

 

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field is required. Higher education or agency background preferred. Candidates must have experience in project management and market research and analysis; proven analytical and creative ability to target messages to key audiences; and a thorough understanding of current marketing trends and communication tools. The successful candidate must be highly organized, self-motivated and detail-oriented; a problem-solver able to handle multiple projects on deadline; and a strong writer and communicator, with solid relationship-building skills.

 

To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, references & samples of work to: humanresources@stephens.edu or Human Resource Office, 1200 E. Broadway, Columbia MO 65215 and complete a Stephens College application.

Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE. A diverse community on campus is valued.

 

Stephens College, founded in 1833, is the nation’s second-oldest women’s college and is located in the nationally recognized college town of Columbia, Mo. Ranked #29 in U.S. News’ Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest, Stephens enrolls approximately 1,000 students online and on campus.

 

 

 

 

Susanne A. Roschwalb Grant for International Study and Research

Title: Susanne A. Roschwalb Grant for International Study and Research

Website: http://www.aejmc.net/PR/roschwalbinfo.htm

Description: Public relations students whose plans include study or research outside the United States are encouraged to apply for the Susanne A. Roschwalb Grant for International Study and Research, awarded annually by the Public Relations Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

The $250 grant is intended to offset a portion of the cost of travel associated with international study or research. Deadline for receipt of applications is June 8, 2012 for international study or research during the 2012-2013 academic year.

Contact:  Questions concerning the application process and completed applications should be sent to:

Weiwu Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Relations
College of Mass Communication
MS 43082
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409-3082
(W) 806-834-5967
Fax 806-742-1085

OR emailed to
weiwu.zhang@ttu.edu

Qualifications: Full-time undergraduate and graduate students majoring in or emphasizing public relations at four-year colleges and universities in the United States are eligible to apply.

To apply: Applicants must provide a one-page description of their intended international program of study or research, a letter of support from a full-time public relations faculty member, and the completed application form. Applications must be received by 5 p.m., June 8, 2012. For further inquiries, email weiwu.zhang@ttu.edu

 

 

National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association National Office Internship


Title: National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association National Office Internship

Location: Washington, DC

Website: http://www.nlgja.org/about/opportunites/internship.htm

Description: The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association office internship is an ideal opportunity for a student interested in non-profit management, news media and/or LGBT issues. Located in Washington, DC. NLGJA Interns work in a fast-paced office environment and build professional skills that strengthen any résumé, gain hands-on experience in non-profit administration and organization culture, meet some of journalism’s most respected movers and shakers — LGJA’s 650 members hail from all sectors and market sizes of the media industry, and interns interact with them on a daily basis, and Receive one year of free NLGJA membership and take advantage of the organization’s networking and professional development opportunities. Internships are adjustable to student schedules.  10-week commitments are preferred. Interns work a 25-hour week. This internship is unpaid. Summer internships will be selected on a rolling basis starting May 15.

More information available at http://www.nlgja.org/about/opportunites/internship.htm

Contact: Bach Polakowski at bach@nlgja.org or (202) 588-9888 for more information

Responsibilities: Interns will:

  • Assist in the planning and promotion of NLGJA’s LGBT Media Summit & National Convention.
  • Assist in the planning of NLGJA’s Excellence in Journalism Awards by processing entries and communicating with applicants and judges.
  • Handle social media communication and interaction.
  • Respond daily to inquiries from press, members, association leaders and the general public.
  • Provide support to NLGJA staff on projects involving membership, chapter relations, development and programming.

To apply: Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and the phone number and names of three references (work and academic) to NLGJA Internship, info@nlgja.org.

Interns: It is strongly advised that you enroll in the journalism’s department’s internship class. Read more here http://uofmpdi.posterous.com/want-an-internship-in-the-spring-important-in

The Leroy F. Aarons Newsroom Internship

Title: The Leroy F. Aarons Newsroom Internship

Location: Oakland, Calif.

Website: http://www.nlgja.org/about/opportunites/aarons_internship.htm

Description: Through a generous grant with the Oakland Tribune and the Bay Area News Group, NLGJA offers students the opportunity to participate in a paid, 10-week internship at The Oakland Tribune.

Contact: info@nlgja.org

Qualifications: The position is open to all students who are undergraduates, graduate students or recent graduates. Applicants should demonstrate an interest in a career in print and multimedia journalism and a commitment to NLGJA’s mission of ensuring fair and accurate coverage of LGBT individuals and the issues that most affect them.

To apply: Electronic applications are required. Application materials can be sent—as PDF or Word documents—to info@nlgja.org. To apply, student applicants should submit the following: A cover letter explaining your career goals and how you see NLGJA’s mission of working “ within the news industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues” impacting your work and work life, A one-page resume, 3 to 10 samples of your work, and one letter of reference. Applications must be received by NLGJA’s National Office by Friday, June 1, 2012 to receive consideration.

Interns: It is strongly advised that you enroll in the journalism’s department’s internship class. Read more here http://uofmpdi.posterous.com/want-an-internship-in-the-spring-important-in

Raymond James/Morgan Keegan Fixed Income Capital Markets Intern


Title: Intern, Raymond James/Morgan Keegan Fixed Income Capital Markets
Location: Memphis, TN

Website: http://raymondjames.com/

Description: Fixed Income Capital Markets is searching for a local university student to assist the Marketing Department. Job is located in the Downtown Memphis branch. This is a paid intern position.

Contact: Summer Holbrook

Responsibilities: Duties include assisting the team with local conferences/seminars, marketing sales sheets and Power Point presentations, client visits, industry conference logistics and any other responsibilities given by the team.

Qualifications:

Currently enrolled in a 4 year college program; preferably focused in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations
Junior or Senior
Strong written and oral communication skills
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel; preferably have experience with Access
Strong attention to detail and focus on quality
Demonstrated time management skills
Organization skills must be strong

To apply: Please email resume to summer.holbrook@raymondjames.com or fax 901-524-4189. No phone calls, please.

Interns: It is strongly advised that you enroll in the journalism’s department’s internship class. Read more here http://uofmpdi.posterous.com/want-an-internship-in-the-spring-important-in