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Internship Opportunities May 15 - 19

Student Assistant for University Communications
PR Paid Internship 
Summer and Fall 
CSUN 

Description: Position available for student in writing disciplines with interest and experience in social media creation, news writing, magazine writing and press release development. Position calls for assisting the University Communications staff in content development and copy editing. Applicant must be enrolled full-time as a CSUN student.


Duties:

  • Cover on-campus events in multiple formats, including social media and writing post-event story
  • Develop articles to be posted and/or featured on CSUN Today that announce, reflect or highlight campus events and accomplishments, faculty and staff news and student accomplishments
  • Develop feature stories on subject matter pertaining to students, faculty and alumni for inclusion on CSUN Today
  • Contribute content for CSUN marketing projects such as fliers, mailers and email communications
  • Contribute content ideas for potential CSUN Today stories, press releases and CSUN Magazine features/featurettes
  • Copy edit materials to be posted to all university forums
  • Support social media for University Advancement, including creating original content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat
  • Develop marketing-directed content as directed
  • Various administrative duties
  • Skills required and developed:
  • Strong writing skills in multiple areas, including news, social media, press release, marketing and creative writing
  • Strong editing skills, including knowledge of AP style and proper grammar
  • Strong communication skills, including comfort in conducting interviews
  • Fluency in social media programs, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat
  • Strong research skills with media, including familiarity with the CSUN website
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office – must be fluent with Microsoft Word (Mac edition)
  • Basic familiarity with Adobe programs, including Photoshop and InDesign





How to apply: CSUN students who meet the requirements and would like to apply, please send a resume and cover letter to jorge.martin@csun.edu. Students selected for interviews will also be asked to complete a short writing/editing test.



Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 
Paid Summer Internship 

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is seeking third year or (Junior) standing and above students in the following majors:

  • Film-making
  • Journalism
  • Communication
  • Technical Writing
  • Computer Science
  • Business, or other related majors 
Compensation: $16/hr

Duration: 10 weeks June 26, 2017 - August 30, 2017

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.its.calpoly.edu/summer-internship-2017 



JOB OPPORTUNITY
San Fernando Valley Business Journal 
immediate job opportunity
Position: Staff Reporter

This position will cover medical and legal industries, including hospitals, biotechnology and law firms.

Qualifications:
  • Ambitious
  • Proactive reporter
  • Previous business reporting experience (highly valued, but not required)
  • Ability to dig for stories
  • A sense of curiosity
  • Good interviewing skills
  • Ability to engage and enlighten readers about complex topics
To apply, email clips and cover letter to Editor Joel Russell at jrussell@sfvbj.com.