General Announcements September 21 - September 26

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Fall 2014 * Issue No. 5
To submit information to the Monday Memo, please contact Diana Tran, editor, at ext. 3135, email submissions to mm@csun.edu, or stop by MZ 210.The deadline for submission is Noon, Monday. Old editions of the newsletter are available at http://csunjournalism.blogspot.com/.
Mandatory Advisement WILL BEGIN ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 - All Journalism students who plan to attend CSUN during Spring 2015 must see their advisers for academic counseling during the advisement period.  Students will not be cleared for registration until the Department has the counseling form on file.
  • Sophomores and third semester freshmen - are required to make an appointment with the academic advisor, Virginia Avila. Students must send an email to jourappo@csun.edu and must include their name, CSUN ID#, and phone number.
  • FRESHMEN (Second Semester) - are required to make an appointment with an adviser in the Student Resource Center/EOP, 818/677-2024.
  • JUNIORS, SENIORS, AND SECOND BA – are required to meet with a faculty adviser. THE JOURNALISM OFFICE DOES NOT MAKE APPOINTMENTS – JUST PLAN TO SEE YOUR ADVISER DURING HIS/HER OFFICE HOURS.
  • GRADUATE STUDENTS – are required to meet with Dr. Melissa Wall during her walk-in office hours.
Students should pick up their forms and their files in the Department office, MZ 210, before seeing their adviser.  When advisement is completed, both the form and the file should be returned to the Department office. Advisers’ office hours are available on a sheet outside the Journalism Department office. No advisement will be available for continuing students after November 7! If you are a continuing journalism major and do not see an adviser during the regular advisement period, you may not be able to register until after classes start in the spring. 
Open Journalism Lab Hours:
  • Monday 12:30-4 p.m. (MZ360)
  • Tuesday 11:30-2 p.m. (MZ211)
  • Thursday 9:30-12:30 p.m. (MZ360); 12:30-2 p.m. (MZ211); & 3:30-7 p.m. (MZ211)
  • Friday 2-4 p.m. (MZ360)
Please remember that food and beverages are not allowed in the computer lab rooms, water is an exception but should be kept away from the computers.

Internship Opportunities September 21 - September 26

Public Relations - Productivity PR, Inc. (Woodland Hills) is looking for an outgoing, energetic intern to join their team. Candidates must have good communication/people skills, strong writing skills, comfortable speaking on the phone, creativity and have a genuine interest in public relations. Interns get the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a friendly and energetic atmosphere.
If interested, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Tracy Rosen - pr@productivitypr.com.

General Announcements September 15 - September 19

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Fall 2014 * Issue No. 4
To submit information to the Monday Memo, please contact Diana Tran, editor, at ext. 3135, email submissions to mm@csun.edu, or stop by MZ 210.The deadline for submission is Noon, Monday. Old editions of the newsletter are available at http://csunjournalism.blogspot.com/.
 
 
Late Change in Academic Schedule - Starting on Monday, Sept. 15, students wishing to make changes to their Schedule of Classes (SOC) must fill out and submit a 4th Week Schedule Adjustment form (click here). The last day for changes is Friday, Sept. 19 by 4 p.m.

Mandatory Advisement WILL BEGIN ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 - All Journalism students who plan to attend CSUN during Spring 2015 must see their advisers for academic counseling during the advisement period.  Students will not be cleared for registration until the Department has the counseling form on file.
 
Sophomores and third semester freshmen - are required to make an appointment with the academic advisor, Virginia Avila. Students must send an email to jourappo@csun.edu and must include their name, CSUN ID#, and phone number.
FRESHMEN (Second Semester) - are required to make an appointment with an adviser in the Student Resource Center/EOP, 818/677-2024.
JUNIORS, SENIORS, AND SECOND BA – are required to meet with a faculty adviser. THE JOURNALISM OFFICE DOES NOT MAKE APPOINTMENTS – JUST PLAN TO SEE YOUR ADVISER DURING HIS/HER OFFICE HOURS.
GRADUATE STUDENTS – are required to meet with Dr. Melissa Wall during her walk-in office hours.
 
Students should pick up their forms and their files in the Department office, MZ 210, before seeing their adviser.  When advisement is completed, both the form and the file should be returned to the Department office. Advisers’ office hours are available on a sheet outside the Journalism Department office. No advisement will be available for continuing students after November 7! If you are a continuing journalism major and do not see an adviser during the regular advisement period, you may not be able to register until after classes start in the spring.
 
Open Journalism Lab Hours:
  • Monday 12:30-4 p.m. (MZ360)
  • Tuesday 11:30-2 p.m. (MZ211)
  • Thursday 9:30-12:30 p.m. (MZ360); 12:30-2 p.m. (MZ211); & 3:30-7 p.m. (MZ211)
  • Friday 2-4 p.m. (MZ360)

      General Announcements September 8 - September 12

      Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
      Newsletter for Journalism Majors
      Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
      Fall 2014 * Issue No. 3
      To submit information to the Monday Memo, please contact Diana Tran, editor, at ext. 3135, email submissions to mm@csun.edu, or stop by MZ 210.The deadline for submission is Noon, Monday. Old editions of the newsletter are available at http://csunjournalism.blogspot.com/.


      Late Registration Deadlines - Permission numbers are required to add classes as of Sept. 2 until Friday, Sept. 12. The last day to add or drop classes using the online, self-service registration system is Friday, Sept. 12. Forms and signatures are required hereafter.

      Spring 2015 Advisement: All journalism students who plan to attend CSUN during the Spring 2015 semester must see their advisers for academic counseling during the advisement period which will begin on Monday, September 29, 2014. Students will not be cleared for registration until the department has the counseling form on file. Adviser' office hours are available on the table outside the Journalism Department office. The Journalism Departments does not make appointments, so plan to see your adviser during his or her office hours. Pick up your advisement form and file in the department office (MZ 210) before seeing your adviser. Once advisement has been completed, both the advisement form and file must be returned to the office. If needed, students should also obtain the instructors' signatures for any restricted classes.

      Department Office Hours - The Department's office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

      Faculty Office Hours – Faculty adviser and part-time faculty office hours are available online and outside the Department office.

      Job Opportunities September 8 - September 12

      Digital Journalist - NBC4 Southern California in Universal City, Calif. is looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and hard-working digital journalism to join their web team. Candidates must have a minimum of 3-5 years of journalism experience using social media as a reporting and engagement tool. Must obtain the skill to report, write, edit and produce content with strict deadlines. For further information please refer to the link: http://www.journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=1308161. Candidates should send a resume and a cover letter that includes an assessment of the nbcla.com Website and social media platforms to sara.catania@nbcuni.com. Please put JOB APPLICANT in the subject line.

      General Announcements September 2- September 5

      Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
      Newsletter for Journalism Majors
      Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
      Fall 2014 * Issue No. 2
      To submit information to the Monday Memo, please contact Diana Tran, editor, at ext. 3135, email submissions to mm@csun.edu, or stop by MZ 210.The deadline for submission is Noon, Monday. Old editions of the newsletter are available at http://csunjournalism.blogspot.com/.


      Campus Closed - CSUN will be closed on Monday, September 1 for Labor Day.

      Department Office Hours - The Department's office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

      Faculty Office Hours – Faculty adviser and part-time faculty office hours are available online and outside the Department office.

      Reading Room - For journalism students who need to access computers or need a quiet place to study, the Journalism Department has a computer lab in the Michael Emery Reading Room, MZ 208. No food, drinks, or using MySpace/Facebook in the Reading Room!

      Email - Check your @my.csun.edu e-mail regularly or forward your university e-mail to an account like hotmail. Remember that the @my.csun.edu is the official Cal State Northridge communication method. It is the student's responsibility to monitor his/her University e-mail. Not checking e-mail is not a good reason for missing deadlines.

      Social Networking Sites – The Department can be found on Facebook at http://facebook.com/CSUNJournalism, Twitter at http://twitter.com/CSUNJournalism and on Google+ at http://bit.ly/ouLNnj.

      Moodle – Students who need help with Moodle can visit http://www.csun.edu/at/teaching/tools/moodle.html for information training.