General Announcements December 8 - December 12

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Fall 2014 * Issue No. 16
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.


FINALS ARE HERE!

GRADUATING SENIORS: If you have not completed your Graduation Check and have not paid for your Graduation Application you need to do so immediately. Come into the Journalism Department office to get further information. Commencement date and time have not been assigned yet.
  • Commencement Dates have been released: 
    • Saturday, May 16th - Monday, May 18th : The specific date and time has yet TBA. 
Permission Numbers: If you have received a permission number for a specific class, you can only use that number once. Once you have used the permission number and you choose to temporarily drop that class the permission number will no longer be in service. Please be careful with how you use your PN. If there are any complications, please do not hesitate to contact the Journalism Office at 818-677-3135.

ADVISEMENT: Freshman and Sophomores can still make appointments for advisement. Please contact the Student Resource Center (818) 677-2024.

REGISTRATION HOLDS: Please check your CSUN Portal to make sure you have no further registration holds that will prevent you from registering on time.

UPPER DIVISION WRITING PROFICIENCY EXAM (UDWPE) - For all students that haven't taken the UDWPE, you need to do so before you have completed 75 units. Please refer to this LINK for more information about dates and times of the exam.
If you have an UDWPE hold on your account and have already registered for the exam in January, contact Admission and Records at 818-677-3700. 

Internship Opportunities December 8 - December 12

Entertainment PR/Social Media PAID Intern for ‘Larry King Now’ and Ora.TV

SPRING 2015 PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERNSHIP
‘Larry King Now’ is an Emmy-nominated talk show broadcasting on Ora.tv, Hulu.com, and on TV in various countries worldwide. We are looking for hardworking and creative interns for the Spring 2015 semester to work with our public relations team. This is not a coffee and copies position. You will be working closely with our publicist to compile press clippings, find media contacts and assist with social media and blogging. Ideal candidates are self-starters, comfortable shifting gears, and eager to learn about various aspects of the television publicity process. Some sort of background/education in journalism, PR, marketing, social media, and/or TV is also preferred, though not necessary. If you want to learn from an ICON, the Larry King, then this is the perfect internship for you.

Qualities we are looking for in an intern:
- Writing skills and detail-oriented, able to assist with press releases & blogging
- Social media savvy - you understand Twitter, Facebook, IG, Keek, etc.
- Ambitious self-starter who isn't afraid to share outside-the-box ideas
- Genuinely interested in TV, PR, marketing, celebrities, events, and pop culture
- Proficient in: Microsoft Excel & Word, Adobe PhotoShop, Google Docs and DropBox
-  PhotoShop knowledge is
- Can commit to at least two (but prefer three) days per week

Scope of work:
- Research - Staying up to date on industry news and trends, creating media lists and finding contacts
- Press Clippings - Daily show pickup and coverage, reading through daily and weekly industry magazines
- Potential opportunities to attend photo shoots, interviews, and red carpet events
- Social Media - Updating talent’s social media platforms, brainstorming new exclusive ideas/campaigns, able to use photoshop to make graphics for social media, assisting in company/show blogging
- Production - Will also help with on-set production needs like assisting and wrangling talent, arranging behind the scene content, sitting in on tapings/editing and taking notes
- Brainstorming - Coming up with new ideas for social media campaigns, promotions, giveaways and pitching talent/guests to media

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to hannah.kavy@ora.tv. In addition, please familiarize yourself with Larry and ‘Larry King Now’ before submitting your application and coming in for an interview. When submitting your resume, please include your anticipated availability each week.

This internship pays minimum wage and the office is in Glendale.

General Announcements December 1 - December 5

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Fall 2014 * Issue No. 15
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.


PREPARE FOR FINALS!

GRADUATING SENIORS: If you have not completed your Graduation Check and have not paid for your Graduation Application you need to do so immediately. Come into the Journalism Department office to get further information. Commencement date and time have not been assigned yet.
  • Commencement Dates have been released: 
    • Saturday, May 16th - Monday, May 18th : The specific date and time has yet TBA. 

ADVISEMENT: Freshman and Sophomores can still make appointments for advisement. Please contact the Student Resource Center (818) 677-2024.

REGISTRATION HOLDS: Please check your CSUN Portal to make sure you have no further registration holds that will prevent you from registering on time.

UPPER DIVISION WRITING PROFICIENCY EXAM (UDWPE) - For all students that haven't taken the UDWPE, you need to do so before you have completed 75 units. Please refer to this LINK for more information about dates and times of the exam.

Internship Opportunities December 1 - December 5

The Herbalife Family Foundation is currently seeking an intern to start ASAP. Interns will receive a stipend after completing 10 weeks totaling 150 hours with a minimum of 15 hours per week. Candidates must be college students.  
POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT (defines the major functions/purpose of the position)
Provides programmatic and administrative support to the Herbalife Family Foundation Executive Director. Duties will include drafting correspondence, faxing, copying, filing, database management and HFF website maintenance, special projects and light analytical support, e.g. spreadsheets.  Will also provide support to other department employees as needed. Intern will interact with variety employees within the company, donors and volunteers. 
Qualifications: 
Skills/Education/Experience:
•       College student with an interest in the non-profit industry
•       Strong organizational and communications skills a must
•       Must be able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week
•       Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, knowledge of fundraising software and database systems (e.g. Raiser’s Edge) a plus
•       Ability to solve practical problems and carry out responsibilities under general supervision
•       Ability to organize workload for effective implementation
•       Strong customer and results orientation
•       Ability to interact effectively at all levels with sensitivity to cultural diversity
TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter at nellyalonso@lagrant.com by Friday, November 21 at 12:00 p.m. PST.
Report your cover letter to Robyn Browning, Executive Director
Dept: Herbal life Family Foundation
800 W. Olympics Blvd., Suite 406

General Announcements November 24 - November 28

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Fall 2014 * Issue No. 14
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.


GRADUATING SENIORS: If you have not completed your Graduation Check and have not paid for your Graduation Application you need to do so immediately. Come into the Journalism Department office to get further information. Commencement date and time have not been assigned yet.
ADVISEMENT: Freshman and Sophomores can still make appointments for advisement. Please contact the Student Resource Center (818) 677-2024.

REGISTRATION HOLDS: Please check your CSUN Portal to make sure you have no further registration holds that will prevent you from registering on time.

UPPER DIVISION WRITING PROFICIENCY EXAM (UDWPE) - For all students that haven't taken the UDWPE, you need to do so before you have completed 75 units. Please refer to this LINK for more information about dates and times of the exam.


CSUN Annual Student Research and Creative Works Symposium
Friday, February 13, 2015
The 19th Annual Student Research and Creative Works Symposium will take place on February 13, 2015. The purpose is to showcase excellence in scholarly research and creative activity conducted by CSUN undergraduate and graduate students across all academic disciplines. Presentations may be in any of the following categories:

  • Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Business, Economics, and Public Administration
  • Creative Arts and Design
  • Education
  • Engineering and Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health, Nutrition, and Clinical Sciences
  • Humanities and Letters
  • Physical and Mathematical Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary
  1. The online application period starts November 14, 2014 and will close December 22, 2014.
  2. The application can be accessed through the following link: https://www.csun.edu/student-symposium
  3. The Symposium will be held at the USU Northridge Center.
  4. Cash awards will be presented to the outstanding oral presenter ($200) and runner-up ($100) in each session.
  5. About the Competition

This is a student conference featuring oral and poster presentations to an audience of students and faculty and faculty judges. Based on the recommendations of the judges, cash awards will be presented in each of the oral sessions. For the poster session, cash awards will be provided to the outstanding undergraduate and graduate posters.
Please note that there are a limited number of presentations that can be accommodated.  Registration will close when the symposium is full. We recommend that you apply early.

Job Opportunities November 24 - November 28

ESPNLA 710AM - 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.

ESPNLA 710 is the flagship radio station of the Los Angeles Lakers, USC Football and Basketball as well as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

ESPNLA 710 is seeking part-timers who have an interest in marketing, promotions and sports to support the Marketing Department by executing successful events and promotions for our listeners, clients, and LA sports fans alike.

Location: Headquartered at L.A. LIVE Plaza in Downtown Los Angeles. Commitments are throughout Los Angeles and Orange County.
Reports to: Director of Marketing

Key Responsibilities:
• Serve as an ESPNLA brand ambassador to help grow listenership and awareness
• Execute on-site consumer facing events where you will set-up and break down promotional booth, table, etc. and interact with the public to promote the station
• Distribute station collateral and premiums through various contesting
• Communicate and articulate ESPNLA’s programming offerings
Qualifications:
• Must have general sports knowledge and solid communication skills
• Must be a team player, dependable, energetic with positive attitude • Must be available to work most weekends and weeknights
• Must be able to lift a minimum of 30lbs.
• Must have own transportation to/from work
To Apply:
Please send your cover letter and resume to tommy.lam@espn.com