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Susco Solutions/Touch Studios Intern

posted Sep 29, 2011, 1:39 PM by Kristina Bradford

As a member of the Susco Solutions/Touch Studios team, you will have the opportunity to develop systems and play a hands-on roll in our marketing, PR and branding objectives.  We are looking for a self-starter in pursuit of a career in any facet of the marketing industry, who has a background in social media, excellent writing skills, strong work ethic and genuine enthusiasm.

Specific duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Join Marketing Director at professional networking events
  • Participate in creative sessions and conference calls
  • Project management opportunities
  • Assist in development, maintenance and strategy of social media presence
  • Content development
  • Community relations, including press releases and verbiage
  • Monitor company, client and product online public relations.  Notate positive and potentially negative mentions across the Web universe.
  • Aid account executives in whatever capacity they are needed
  • Clerical duties on occasion 

Although this is a part-time position, candidate must have flexibility to attend occasional after-hours networking events.  School credit can be earned for this internship.

Please email resume and two writing samples to Kristina.Gabik@suscosolutions.com. 

 

411 NOLA Media Internship

posted Jul 26, 2011, 11:08 AM by Press Club of New Orleans   [ updated Jul 26, 2011, 11:16 AM ]

411 NOLA (http://www.411nola.com), a content-rich website that offers unique and practical insider information for everyone who loves New Orleans, seeks an editorial and social media intern. This is a non-paid 6 month internship. 10+ hours a week time commitment required. Although there will be no financial compensation, college credit may be available for students. Interested parties should forward their resumes and cover letter to info@411nola.com.

As part of its commitment to professional development, 411 NOLA will: 

1. Invest its time in training interns to write for publication.
2. Help interns to network with key players in New Orleans cultural life.
3. Train interns to use social media effectively for public relations purposes.
4. Mentor interns professionally.
5. Provide interns opportunities to develop and expand their skill base.

Job Title: 411 NOLA Media Intern

Job Summary: Supports the efforts of the 411 NOLA publisher to maintain and to promote site content.

Key Responsibilities
• Researches content to place on the following pages: Events, Contests, Freebies, Opportunities for Artists, and Opportunities for Writers.
• Updates the Events page daily and the other pages as needed.
• Promotes 411 NOLA via Facebook, Twitter, Craigslist, Pat Jolly's List, and other social media.

Job Requirements
• Superlative communication skills (both verbal and written)
• Knowledge of New Orleans culture and its arts and cultural organizations
• Willingness to work with diverse clientele and subject matter
• Ability to use WordPress software
• Ability to use various social media strategically
• College Degree (Preferred)

Location
Interns should reside in the Greater New Orleans metro area. All work will be done from the intern's personal computer.

Disclaimer
This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the job description, and other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job.

Where Y'at Magazine Creative Writing Internship

posted Jul 5, 2011, 12:13 PM by Kristina Bradford

Creative Writing Internship

English and Journalism students will have an opportunity to perform duties writing, editing, updating social media platforms and our website calendar, photography,  and general errands as needed. Students will also have the opportunity to work on a feature story for publication in the print edition of Where Y’at to be submitted at the conclusion of the internship.

-Minimum 10 hours per week
-Weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Days and times are flexible
-Unpaid internship
-Interns are selected on a semester basis
-Students must provide their own laptops
-Fall 2011 internship begins Aug. 15; ends Dec. 16, 2011
-To apply, students can submit a resume, a letter of intent explaining their goals for the internship, and a portfolio of work samples. Students should send their materials directly to Greg Roques at greg@whereyat.com.

Applicable Majors: English, Journalism, Mass Communication

-Miles are reimbursed for any necessary travel

Where Y'at Magazine Graphic Design / Photography Internship

posted Jul 5, 2011, 12:10 PM by Kristina Bradford

Graphic Design/Photography Internship

Graphic design interns assist with layout and designing for the monthly print magazine and web addition, including ads, as well as general office tasks. Photography majors assist with photos for the magazine and ads, as well as general office duties. Students must provide their own camera.

-Minimum 10 hours per week
-Weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Days and times are flexible
-Unpaid internship
-Interns are selected on a semester basis
-Fall 2011 internship begins Aug. 15; ends Dec. 16, 2011
- Students must provide their own laptops, equipped with the Adobe Photoshop and Indesign (Illustrator preferred as well, but not necessary) CS3 or greater.

To apply, students can submit a resume, a letter of intent explaining their goals for the internship, and a portfolio of work samples. Students should send their materials directly to Greg Roques at greg@whereyat.com.

Applicable Majors: Graphic Design, Art, Photography

Miles are reimbursed for any necessary travel

CUE Magazine Internship

posted Dec 2, 2010, 3:40 PM by Kristina Bradford

Gambit’s CUE magazine (a lifestyle magazine covering fashion, home and beauty) is seeking a style-minded individual with experience and/or interest in writing and/or photography. The program is an unpaid, 20-hour a week internship. Interns will learn a wide range of editorial duties, work on deadline and for long-term projects, and gain a better understanding of the editorial processes of a lifestyle magazine and an alternative newsweekly.

Send a cover letter explaining your goals for an internship, a resume and 3-5 writing samples (published preferred but not required) to: Missy Wilkinson, Special Sections Editor, Gambit Communications, 3923 Bienville St., New Orleans, LA 70119. e-mail option: cue@gambitweekly.com. Application packages will not be returned.
No phone calls please. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Graphic Design Internship - Where Y'At Magazine

posted Dec 1, 2010, 9:59 AM by Kristina Bradford

Duties: Graphic design interns work independently under the Art Director, designing and assisting with ads, layouts and illustrations for the magazine.

Minimum 10 hours per week
Weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Internship days and times are flexible
Unpaid and interns must provide their own laptop.
Miles are reimbursed for any necessary travel.

To apply, students can submit a resume, letter of intent explaining their goals for the internship, and portfolio of work samples to gregr@whereyat.com.

Journalism / Creative Writing Internship - Where Y'At Magazine

posted Dec 1, 2010, 9:56 AM by Kristina Bradford

Duties: English and Mass Communication/Journalism students will have an opportunity to perform duties writing, editing, updating social media platforms and the company website, photography, data entry and general errands as needed.

Minimum 10 hours per week
Weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Internship days and times are flexible.
Unpaid and interns must provide their own laptop.
Miles are reimbursed for any necessary travel.

To apply, students can submit a resume, a letter of intent explaining their goals for the internship, and a portfolio of work samples to gregr@whereyat.com.

Neighborhood Partnership Network (NPN) Communications Assistant

posted Nov 22, 2010, 2:38 PM by Kristina Bradford

Neighborhoods Partnership Network's mission is to improve the quality of life by engaging New Orleanians in neighborhood revitalization and civic processes.

Proposed Start

Winter:  January  13, 2011 - March 3, 2011 (or whenever 60 hours is complete)

Spring :  March  14, 2011 - May  5, 2011 (or whenever 60 hours is complete)

Summer:  May  16, 2011 - July  7, 2011 (or whenever 60 hours is complete)

Fall:  September  14, 2011 - November 9, 2011 (or whenever 60 hours is complete)

Job Description: Assistant to the Magazine Coordinator, responsible for assisting with all aspects of NPN communications:  web, blog, Facebook, Twitter, The Trumpet Magazine, Trumpet Tidbits (weekly e-newsletter). 

Responsibilities:  Intern would be responsible for researching and posting original content as well as content found and sent to the intern by the Magazine Coordinator.  Intern will assist with editing stories for The Trumpet as well as writing stories and compiling data.  Intern will also assist in the planning and organizing of special events such as Trumpet Release Parties.

Outputs:  Intern will leave with copies of all published works - both physical and digital - and will gain a broadened sense of understanding New Orleans neighborhoods and community journalism.

Skills:  AP FORMAT KNOWLEDGE is a must.  Good writing and editing skills.  Interest in event coordinating. Must have a basic idea of who NPN is and what we do. Must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.  Adobe Creative Suite knowledge a huge plus but absolutely not mandatory. Must be familiar with Twitter, Facebook and blogging. MUST BE POLITE, RESPECTFUL AND SELF-MOTIVATED.

Time:  Ten (10) hours a week        

Location:  4902 Canal St. Room 301

To Apply:  Contact aretha@npnnola.com.  Resume not necessary. Please submit at least one writing sample, a list of the software you are familiar with and what you hope to learn at NPN. 

The Ehrhardt Group Internship

posted Oct 27, 2010, 3:22 PM by Kristina Bradford

Founded in 1996, The Ehrhardt Group (TEG) is a corporate communications firm that offers clients a full-range of services to help promote and advance their businesses. Located in downtown New Orleans, TEG operates as a public, community and media relations firm and also offers clients a wide range of research and event planning services.

TEG invites collegiate juniors and seniors to apply for their fall/spring/summer internships. Applicants must be entering their third or fourth year of college and are required to present a resume prior to a formal interview. Interns are required to work 15 to 20 hours a week and are compensated by class credit or minimum wage.

Applicants must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word, and possess an interest in public research of the news media.

Applicants must send their resumes to:
  • Carrie DeVries at cdevries@theehrhardtgroup.com

  • Stevie Crovetto at scrovetto@theehrhardtgroup.com
Potential interns will be contacted for a formal interview following a resume review.

For more information about The Ehrhardt Group, visit www.theehrhartgroup.com. 

Associated Press Photo Internship Program - November 17, 2010 Deadline

posted Oct 27, 2010, 3:12 PM by Kristina Bradford

Associated Press (AP) News Internship Program

WHAT IS IT?
A highly selective, 12-week, individually-tailored training program for students who are aspiring photojournalists or photo editors for the summer of 2011.

AM I ELIGIBLE?
The internship is open to full-time juniors, seniors (including fall 2010 graduates) and graduate students at American colleges and universities.

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IN THE PROGRAM?
We select a minimum of two students for photo internships.

WHAT ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROGRAM?
You work with a designated trainer to help you in your development. You get paid and best of all, you get to cover stories that could be featured in media outlets around the state or around the globe.

WHEN DOES THE PROGRAM START?
Start dates may be anytime between mid-May and mid-June, depending on your schedule.

WHAT DO YOU NEED FROM ME?
  • A 300-word autobiographical essay on this topic: "The Associated Press seeks to recruit and retain a workforce that embodies a wide range of talents, experiences, achievements and journalistic skills. Please describe the qualities and accomplishments you would bring to the company."
  • A resume and cover letter (please include your projected graduation date).
  • A portfolio of your work. Submissions should be a collection of jpeg images with captions on a CD. You should forego programs that include music or special transitions. A link to a website may be offered as a substitute for a CD.
  • Two letters of reference, at least one from a professor or faculty advisor on school letterhead
  • Students who make it to the final round will be contacted for an interview with a local AP manager and to complete an employment application.
HOW DO I APPLY?
Contact Stephanie Mullen in AP's San Francisco bureau or contact your nearest AP bureau and say you want to apply for the Photo Internship Program. The application deadline for the summer 2011 program is November 17, 2010.

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