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General Announcements May 13 - May 17


Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments and general announcements
Spring 2013 * Issue No. 15
To submit information to the Monday Memo, please contact Christina Pembleton, editor, at ext. 3135, email submissions to mm@csun.edu, or stop by MZ 210. The deadline for submission is Noon, Wednesday.

Professors will not be available during their office hours for the week of finals.

A schedule of final exam times can be found on your web portal or on class syllabi. For additional information, please check with your professor.

2013 CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship - The 2013 CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship provides a rising college sophomore with $3,900 toward college education costs, a trip to the 2013 AAJA Convention in August in New York as part of the Voices student news project plus getting matched with a mentor keyed to the student's journalism focus.  Applicants must be committed to AAJA’s mission and must be college freshmen going into their sophomore year. AAJA membership is not required to apply, but if the student is awarded the scholarship he/she must become an AAJA student member. Learn more detailed information and directions on how to apply to the CIC/Anna Chennault Scholarship.  The application deadline has been extended until Friday, May 17, 2013. 

WIRED Editorial Fellowships - WIRED magazine is seeking four editorial fellows for the second half of 2013. These fellowships are based in WIRED’s San Francisco office and are full-time positions, beginning July 1, 2013 and ending December 31, 2013. Editorial fellowships focus on WIRED’s front-of-the-book sections, gadgets research, and fact-checking. Since the fellowships are full-time, they are not appropriate for matriculated students. Applicants must be pursuing journalism as a career and have experience working in a deadline-oriented environment. Applicants should also be enthusiastic, highly organized, and have a demonstrable interest in technology. A passion for great reporting and writing is essential. Fellows will receive $12 an hour and work 35 hours per week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information on how to apply, please visit http://www.wired.com/about/jobs-magazine-fellowships/. Applications are due Thursday, May 23, 2013.