General Announcements April 18- April 22

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments, and general announcements
Spring 2016 * Issue No. 10

The end of Mandatory advisement is near, be sure to meet with an advisor if you have not already done so. The deadline is April 29, 2016. If you happen to miss the deadline, you may still meet with an advisor, but risk prolonging the process of getting your registration hold removed. By completing the mandatory advisement requirement, the registration hold put on your CSUN account will be lifted, therefore allowing you to register for Fall 2016 classes. 

Internship Opportunities April 11- April 15

Michele Marie PR
Summer 2016 - Fall 2016
Los Angeles

Michele Marie PR is a full-service public relations agency specializing in editorial, celebrity and event driven press in fashion, beauty, and lifestyle industries. Michele Marie PR focuses on developing and executing strategically targeted press campaigns to brand clients as leaders in their own particular sect. Brand represented by Michele Marie PR are Banana Republic, Sanctuary, Seraphine, Junk Food Clothing, and Baublebar. 

Michele Marie PR is looking for smart and motivated interns in Los Angeles, for summer or fall. Must have strong organized skills, drive, and can fulfill commitments. Someone that can work two to three days a week between Monday and Friday. 

**Unpaid Internship, MUST be able to receive school credit to intern. 

General Tasks:

  • Prospecting: this is an on-going project where interns research up-and-coming fashion brands and provide contact information.
  • Creating Powerpoint presentations for all celebrity gifting
  • Creating pitches
  • Researching upcoming events
  • Maintaining organization of the showroom
  • Looking through Google Alerts and making powerpoint presentations for press
  • Generally assisting all Account Executives with daily tasks
To apply, please e-mail your resume to

Fox Sports Radio Network
Summer 2016
Sherman Oaks

Fox Sports Radio Network has an unpaid summer Radio Broadcasting internship involving sound editing and live sports talk radio production for a national network.

General Announcements April 11- April 15

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors 
Internships, jobs, accomplishments, and general announcements
Spring 2016 * Issue No. 9

As college students, winning some FREE money could really lift some weight off your shoulders, so why miss out on this great opportunity? The Journalism department has 12 scholarships available for undergraduates, and 2 for graduate students! Awards range from $300-$15,000, so don't waste anymore time and submit your applications ASAP! The deadline to deliver your applications to the Journalism Department office is this Friday, April 15, 2016 at 5p.m.

General Announcements March 28- April 1

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments, and general announcements 
Spring 2016 * Issue No. 8

Welcome back spring breakers, we hope you had a lot of fun and hopefully you all got a lot of rest. Don't forget, mandatory advisement ends April 29, if you have not met with an advisor make sure to do so as soon as possible. Freshman, sophomore, and transfers must schedule an appointment and juniors and seniors must meet with an advisor during their office hours. If you happen to miss the deadline, you still have to meet with an advisor in order to get your registration hold removed, which will allow you to register for Fall 2016 classes. 


Western Regional Conference of the Society of Professional Journalists
Date: April 29-30
Location: Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave.
*Ticket Price: $30 for full-time students

Journalism students are invited to network with professionals from four states, undergo mock job interviews and have resumes critiqued by real newsroom leaders, learn about making it as a freelancer, get the tools to be a more effective, well-branded journalists and much more here in midtown Phoenix.

For details, a tentative schedule, and to sign up, visit 

Historical Society of Southern California's 2016 Conference
Date: April 16, 2016 from 8:30 a.m.- 4:30p.m.
Location: Occidental College - 1600 Campus Road, Los Angeles, CA 90041
*Ticket Price: Undergraduates-FREE  Graduate Students-$10

The rich, diverse past of Southern California print journalism and its uncertain future in the digital age will be examined by scholars and working journalists at an April 16 conference mounted by the Historical Society of Southern California. 

Scholarship Opportunities March 28- April 1

Journalism Department Scholarships & Awards
Deadline: 5p.m., Friday, April 15, 2016, delivered to the Journalism Department, MZ 210

Requirement: All applicants must be majors in undergraduate Journalism and/or graduate students in the Mass Communications programs 

*Notice: Requirements may vary for each scholarship. 


  • MANLEY WITTEN MEMORIAL AWARD- $2,500 --This scholarship, honoring the late Sundial publisher, will be awarded to the best portfolio of the work submitted by a journalism student, regardless of emphasis or seniority.
  • JOURNALISM PORTFOLIO SCHOLARSHIP- $2,500 --Awarded for best portfolio of work submitted by a junior-level journalism undergraduate, regardless of emphasis.
  • THE FLIP WILSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP- $15,000 --This scholarship can be used for tuition, room, board, books and fees for a student's senior school year. Applicant must be at least a junior, have at least a 3.0 GPA and submit a 2,500-3,000 word critical essay about Flip Wilson's contributions to comedy or television. Applicants must be enrolled in Fall 2016 and Spring 2017.
  • LYNNE M. DOLL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP- $1,000 --Awarded to a junior-level journalism major who has shown a marked capability for non-profit public relations by involvement in community and volunteer activities. The scholarship is supported by contributions from his family, friends and colleagues. 
  • ROY S. AKERS JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP- $700 --Open to all CSUN Journalism majors (continuing and/or transfer students) of junior or senior level academic standing. Students will submit an autobiographical sketch, be enrolled full-time with a minimum of 12 academic units remaining in Fall 2016, and submit a 300-word essay.
  • STEVEN FISHMAN SCHOLARSHIP- $350 --Supported by friends, family and colleagues, this award is given in memory of Steven Fishman, a CSUN journalism graduate who died of cancer. Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating student who has shown strength in broadcasting sports, news or other programming and needs financial assistance to get started in a broadcasting career.
  • JOURNALISM ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP- $500 -- Awarded to a junior or senior with an interest in a career in journalism or a journalism-related field. Applicants must submit a brief essay detailing their professional and personal goals and how studying journalism will help achieve those goals.
  • NATIONAL NOTARY ASSOCIATION- $1,000 --Awarded to junior journalism majors who demonstrate academic merit and financial need. Applicants must have at least a 2.8 GPA, and be or entering their junior year in Fall 2016.
  • TOM REILLY STUDENT JOURNALISM ENTERPRISE FUND- $2,000 --The Tom Reilly Student Journalism Enterprise Fund provides one or more journalism juniors and/or seniors u to $2,000 each for an enterprise project.
  • LISA ENDIG JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIPS- 2 at $1,500 each --Awarded to a journalism undergraduate or graduate student who shows outstanding ability in writing for broadcast and print media. Serious consideration will be given to students who are overcoming difficulties while continuing their education.
  • KENNETH S. DEVOL SCHOLARSHIP- $500 --Currently enrolled undergraduate Journalism majors who received an "A" or "A-" in JOUR 400, Mass Communication Law and Ethics, during the Spring, Summer or Fall 2016, are eligible to apply. 
  • LAURA M. ROTHMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP- $1,250 --Created in the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and communication in memory of Laura M. Rothman, who received a BA in Art from CSUN in 1983. The student must identify objectives for the future and demonstrate merit, financial need and a 3.0 GPA.
Graduate Students
  • TOM REILLY STUDENT JOURNALISM ENTERPRISE FUND- $2,000 --The Tom Reilly Student Journalism Enterprise Fund provides one or more graduate students up to $2,000 each for an enterprise project.
  • MASS COMMUNICATION STUDENT PORTFOLIO AWARD- $2,500 --Awarded to the best portfolio of work by a Mass Communication graduate student.
For more information and to obtain the application forms, visit

Internship Opportunities March 14- March 18

Assemblyman Mike Gatto, Burbank
Summer 2016 and Fall 2016
PR Internship

Essential Duties:

  • Active involvement in monitoring District and State issues, current events and relevant legislation 
  • Assist with research and planning of upcoming events and projects
  • Provide accurate and complete information in response to constituent inquiries and community issues
  • Assist with and maintain office procedures, routine correspondence, telephone inquiries and special projects
  • Develop clear knowledge and understanding of principles, functions, practices and operations of the California State Legislature
  • Assist with responding to a variety of constituent inquiries and issues
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus
Desired qualifications:
  • The ideal candidate must be enrolled in an educational program upon the start of the internship. 
  • Have an interest in public policy, community organizing, political science, economics, English, communications, public relations or a similar area of study or career path
  • Intern must be able to work 8-12 hours per week. (Office hours are M-F 9am-5pm with some events during the evening and weekends that can also be used to fulfill hours requirement. Scheduling can be fixed or flexible based on an intern's schedule.)

For more information and to start your online application, visit