General Announcements October 20 - October 24

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Fall 2014 * Issue No. 9
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/.

Winter Registration Opens Monday October 13, 2014 -
Winter classes last 2-3 weeks and provide a great opportunity to get the units you need quickly online or on campus. Due to limited availability we recommend searching classes in advance so you will be ready to register this Monday October 13th. Online classes begin December 24th and finish January 14th while on campus classes begin January 2nd and complete January 16th.

Mandatory Advisement BEGAN 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.
  • Freshman and Sophomores- are required to make an appointment with the academic advisor. Students must call the Student Resource Center/EOP at 818-677-2024 to schedule an appointment.
  • 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.


ADVISEMENT ENRICHMENT WORKSHOPS - 
“Taking A Proactive Approach to Your College Career”
If you have any questions regarding advisements, graduation, collateral/minor, 80/65 we encourage you to attend the advisement enrichment workshops hosted by the Journalism Department's faculty advisers. Please attend one of the following: 
  • Tuesday, October 28, from 3 to 4 p.m., in Manzanita Hall 130

Internship Opportunities October 20 - October 24

Washington D.C Internship - The Scripps Howard Foundation Semester in Washington program is seeking interns for spring and summer 2015. Interns cover Washington and may also report for campus, hometown or other news organizations. Interns work with an experienced editor to choose, report and edit stories. Interns produce multimedia stories using social media, blogs, online stories, videos and slideshows.
  • This is a paid internship with free housing in furnished apartments. Apply at www.shfwire.com.
    Click on “apply” and “reporting internship” or “Hispanic Link internship.”
The 2015 program and application deadline dates:
  •  Spring 2015 (Jan. 7 to April 14). Stipend: $2,660 and free housing. Deadline: Nov. 1, 2014
  •  Summer 2015 (June 8 to Aug. 14) Stipend $1,900 and free housing Deadline: Nov. 1, 2014
  •  Fall 2015 (Sept. 9 to Dec. 15) Stipend $2,660 and free housing. Deadline: March 15, 2015
Director: Jody Beck, 202-408-2748 jody.beck@scripps.com / www.shfwire.com @jodybeckDC

General Announcements October 13 - October 17

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Fall 2014 * Issue No. 8
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/.


Winter Registration Opens Monday October 13, 2014 -
Winter classes last 2-3 weeks and provide a great opportunity to get the units you need quickly online or on campus. Due to limited availability we recommend searching classes in advance so you will be ready to register this Monday October 13th. Online classes begin December 24th and finish January 14th while on campus classes begin January 2nd and complete January 16th.

Mandatory Advisement BEGAN 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.


JOURNALISM SPEED MENTORING EVENT - Need fast, key ideas to kick off your journalism career? Swing on by to the Journalism Speed Mentoring Event Wednesday, October 8 from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Orange Grove Bistro. This event will be run like speed dating, except with mentors and students involved in the interactions. Lunch will be provided, so drop on by whenever you can. Space is limited! So register online at www.csunalumni.com/jaamentoring


ADVISEMENT ENRICHMENT WORKSHOPS - 
“Taking A Proactive Approach to Your College Career”
If you have any questions regarding advisements, graduation, collateral/minor, 80/65 we encourage you to attend the advisement enrichment workshops hosted by the Journalism Department's faculty advisers. Please attend one of the following: 
  • Tuesday, October 28, from 3 to 4 p.m., in Manzanita Hall 130

Please bring a printout of your Degree Progress Report (DPR) and be prepared to take notes.
THE CSUN TOWNHALL GATHERING: Taking A Stand for Social Justice
Date: October 13, 2014 - Location TBA at 4-6:45 p.m. (
Light refreshments will be provided).

Please join us for a panel and discussion inspired by the PBS Townhall Meeting, "America After Ferguson" with dialogue on the issues of racial profiling, militarization and police brutality.

Panelists Includes:
  • Rev. James L. Lawson, Jr. - Civil Rights Leader and CSUN Visiting Scholar
  • Tanya Bernard - Community Activist with 'Black Live Matter'
  • Mark-Anthony Johnson - Community Activist with 'Dignity and Power Now'

Internship Opportunities October 13 - October 17

Multimedia/Reporting Internship -- The Scripps Howard Foundation Semester in Washington program is seeking interns for spring and summer 2015. Interns cover Washington and may also report for campus, hometown or other news organizations. Interns work with an experienced editor to choose, report and edit stories. Interns produce multimedia stories using social media, blogs, online stories, videos and slideshows.
This is a paid internship with free housing in furnished apartments. Apply at www.shfwire.com. Click on “apply” and “reporting internship” or “Hispanic Link internship.”
2015 program and application deadline dates:
  • Spring 2015 (Jan. 7 to April 14). Stipend: $2,660 and free housing. Deadline: Nov. 1, 2014
  • Summer 2015 (June 8 to Aug. 14) Stipend $1,900 and free housing Deadline: Nov. 1, 2014
  • Fall 2013 (Sept. 9 to Dec. 15) Stipend $2,660 and free housing. Deadline: March 15, 2015
Director: Jody Beck, 202-408-2748
jody.beck@scripps.com
www.shfwire.com @jodybeckDC

General Announcements October 5 - October 10

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Fall 2014 * Issue No. 7
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 BEGAN 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.


JOURNALISM SPEED MENTORING EVENT - Need fast, key ideas to kick off your journalism career? Swing on by to the Journalism Speed Mentoring Event Wednesday, October 8 from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Orange Grove Bistro. This event will be run like speed dating, except with mentors and students involved in the interactions. Lunch will be provided, so drop on by whenever you can. Space is limited! So register online at www.csunalumni.com/jaamentoring


ADVISEMENT ENRICHMENT WORKSHOPS - 
“Taking A Proactive Approach to Your College Career”
If you have any questions regarding advisements, graduation, collateral/minor, 80/65 we encourage you to attend the advisement enrichment workshops hosted by the Journalism Department's faculty advisers. Please attend one of the following:
  • Thursday, October 9, from 7 to 8 p.m., in Manzanita Hall 130 
  • Tuesday, October 28, from 3 to 4 p.m., in Manzanita Hall 130

Please bring a printout of your Degree Progress Report (DPR) and be prepared to take notes.

Comics vs. Capitalism vs. Climate -  Stephanie McMillan, Ted Rall and other cartoonists will be at CSUN Tuesday, October 14th through Saturday, October 18th to present and discuss political cartoons. All journalism students are encouraged to attend the discussion by Stephanie McMillan and Ted Rall Friday, October 17th "Art is Weapon" from 2-3:40 p.m. in Nordhoff Hall 113.


POLS 471A - In Spring 2015, POLS 471A will be taught by former Governor of Hawaii, Linda Lingle. The course will feature a variety of guest speakers with extensive experience leading public organizations and working on public policy. To apply to enroll in the class,please fill out the Personal Information section of the application found in the Journalism office MZ 210. Provide a statement of interest of no more than one page. Your application should be turned in to the Political Science Department office in Sierra Hall 210. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but full consideration will be given to students who submit their applications by Monday, October 20th. 

Internship Opportunities October 5 - October 10

Magazine Journalism -  The American Society of Magazine Editors will be accepting applications for the Summer 2015 magazine internship. Candidates should have experience with on campus jouranlism, preferably as a reporter or editor on a newspaper, magazine or website. Applicants must have completed their junior year of college by June 2015 and a full-time students with a grade point average of at least 3.0.
  • To download application form, go to:magazine.org/asmeinternship
  • Application materials must be emailed to:asmeinternship@magazine.org 
Newsroom Internship - The Boston Globe summer internship program is looking for an outgoing and energetic intern. Boston Globe is the largest group of interns working with Metro on general assignments. Other intern reporters are also assigned to Sports, Living/Arts, Health/Science and Business. There are also intern positions in the Photography and Editorial Design departments. Candidates are not limited to students with undergraduate journalism majors, all students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program or who will be graduating in May or June may apply.
Application forms can be obtains from this link :