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Marinette Menominee EagleHerald seeks full-time reporter

The Marinette Menominee EagleHerald is looking for a full-time news reporter to add to its award-winning team. Reporting duties will include county government, features and general assignment. Flexible day and night hours required, including some weekend work. The ideal candidate should be enthusiastic, ambitious and a reliable self-starter. The candidate also must have strong writing and editing skills, along with advanced computer skills. A knowledge of computer writing systems and InDesign is beneficial. Page layout experience is helpful, but we are willing to train the right person. Candidates must provide their own reliable transportation and up-to-date insurance. We are a six-day morning daily located on the Wisconsin-Michigan border, about one hour north of Green Bay.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter, along with three writing samples to Dan Kitkowski, editor, EagleHerald Publishing, 1809 Dunlap Ave., P.O. Box 77, Marinette, WI 54143 or email to dkitkowski@eagleherald.com

 

Education New Zealand Fellowship for senior j students or recent graduates

Education New Zealand (https://www.enz.govt.nz) is experimenting with a new initiative for US senior journalism
students or recent graduates.

ENZ is offering three journalism students or recent journalism graduates the opportunity to travel to New Zealand in
June 2018 on the Journalism Fellowship, with costs such as travel and accommodation covered.

Learn more at https://enz.govt.nz/news-and-research/ed-news/the-education-new-zealand-journalism-fellowship-for-us-students/?_ga=2.177657765.1410762233.1521580394-270299912.1484098645 or here.

West Bend Daily News seeks full-time reporter

The Daily News in West Bend and Times-Press in Hartford is looking for a journalist to fill a full-time newsroom opening.  Hours vary and will include some nights and weekends.

The reporter is responsible for weekly features, but must also be willing to jump into breaking news situations and help with long-term projects. This position is a nice fit for an entry-level reporter or a newsroom veteran. The person who fills this position gets to fulfill a gamut of newsroom responsibilities. Learn more at https://www.journalismjobs.com/1643277-reportingtimes-press-editor-conley-media

 

House of Flowers

House of Flowers in Oshkosh is seeking a  event specialist and event assistant.  Learn more at http://www.houseofflowersonline.com/about_opportunities.asp?topnav=TopNav  

Internships and Fellowships

UW Oshkosh’s Career Services is available to help you in your internships or job search. Check the online resources, classes, Handshake and more.

Writing/Reporting/Editing

iSportsweb.com

Ongoing. Cover a sports beat for a team you are interested in and generate multiple stories per week about the team. Stories can and should be opinionated. Learn more

Midwest Music Collective

Ongoing. Write music reviews and artist profiles following AP style, post articles to a WordPress site and more. Knowledge of music history appreciated; basis Photoshop is a plus. Learn more

FashionWeek.com

Ongoing. Seeking writing, editing, social media and music reviewing interns. To apply, go to FashionWeek.com.

CelebrityCafe.com

Ongoing. CelebrityCafe.com has internships for writing, music reviewing and social media marketing. Learn more at www.thecelebritycafe.com/write-for-us/

Raw Story

Ongoing. Seeking journalism fellows and interns who have a sincere passion for news, politics, civil rights and government accountability. Successful applicants should be quick learners, organized and able to work efficiently under fast-paced editorial deadlines. Work closely with editorial staff copy-editing, researching and writing. Learn more

Marketing/Promoting/Event Planning

GSF Mortgage Corp., Milwaukee, seeks Summer Marketing Intern

Duties include:

  • Maintain Facebook and LinkedIn accounts
  • Website and social media optimization
  • Monitor and post on blogs, forums, and social networks
  • Write and distribute press releases
  • Create and update web pages
  • Create and edit social media and print marketing materials

Wisconsin State Legislature - Summer Internships

Internships with the Wisconsin State Legislature are unpaid but will provide valuable experience and helpful insight into state government. They will also create an opportunity to meet Assembly leadership and build a network in Madison politics.

We are looking for students that are available for at least 8 hours/week and are interested in state government, politics, or communications. Interns will be placed with the office that best fits their interests and strengths. Most offices will need help Mon-Fri, 9:00am-5:00pm.

Students benefit from a wide range of hands-on learning opportunities that provide valuable political experience, helpful insight, and a unique look inside state government operations.  Some of the responsibilities associated with a Democratic Assembly internship are:

Constituency Work – Consists of responding to comments sent in by individuals, meeting with area residents, and working with local, state, and federal agencies to resolve constituent problems.

Legislation – Tracking current legislative proposals that have been introduced, researching new policy topics for future legislation, and drafting legislative proposals for introduction in the Assembly.  Interns also have many opportunities to observe Assembly committee meetings, state budget deliberations, legislative sessions, and other State Capitol events.

Press – Includes tracking local media sources for references to state and local politics of interest, drafting press releases and editorials, and preparing remarks and speeches.

Data Entry – Working with our computer database to enter incoming constituent contacts, track constituent opinions, and update electronic records.

Apply at http://legis.wisconsin.gov/assembly/democrats/contact-us/internship-program/

Multimedia Marketing Group

Marketing Administrative Assistant Internship

For more information, please click here.

Advertising & Public Relations Opportunities

Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District - Summer 2018

The Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District is seeking a Public Affairs and Education intern.Intern duties include, but are not limited to: assistance with internal and external communications, public outreach, educational activities, and other departmental administrative duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge – Demonstrated knowledge of various communications platforms, for various audiences; photography, graphic design, and video a bonus. General knowledge of communications tactics and public relations also desirable.

Skills and Abilities – Strong communication skills required. Ability to work well on a team, be reliable, and take initiative to get work accomplished. Requires the ability to follow complex directions and organize and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.

Desired computer skills include Adobe Creative Suites, Microsoft Office suite, social media utilization, video editing.

Learn more here.

Apply here: http://newwater.us/about/careers/

Firmani + Associates, Seattle, Wash., offers 4-month paid internship for graduates

Firmani + Associates, a progressive public relations and marketing firm located in Seattle, Washington, is offering a four-month, full-time paid internship beginning in December, with subsequent internships opening up every four months or so. Gain hands-on experience with account coordinator-level responsibilities such as writing press releases, researching market trends, pitching to media outlets and planning strategic social media campaigns.

Interns must possess a bachelor’s degree in public relations or journalism. Pays $2,254 a month plus a transportation stipend and paid holidays. Learn more.

 

Cato Institute, Washington D.C. - Offer spring, fall and summer internships

Students and early-career professionals play an instrumental role in helping the Cato
Institute advance libertarian principles. Cato hosts interns for three semester-long
sessions each year—spring, summer, and fall. Assigned to specific departments based
on their interests and backgrounds, interns are able to work one-on-one with scholars
and staff on research and communication of that research. Interns also participate in an
intensive seminar series in which they learn about public policy, economics, history, and
political philosophy. Additional seminars cover professional development topics, such as
public speaking and interviewing skills.

Communications interns work in media relations, external affairs, and video production.
Interns also assist with events and occasionally help Cato staff with other day-to-day
needs.
Learn more at www.cato.org

Northeast Wisconsin IT Alliance - Fall 2017
  • Assist with event planning and coordination
  • Conduct market research
  • Developing communication and marketing templates
  • Assist in the creation of signage, circulars, email campaigns, etc.
  • Maintain websites and web presence

Learn more.

National Academy of Television Arts and Science

Ongoing. Chicago/Midwest Chapter — Assist director with public relations, marketing, fundraising, writing, scheduling and action planning for NATAS activities, work on development of website and more. Learn more

Multimedia/Social Media/Web

SECURA Insurance seeks video intern for its marketing department

Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of video production, editing and animation to tell stories in the most engaging way
  • Collaborate in scripting, storyboarding and selecting optimal forms of media for projects
  • Plan and participate in video shoots; scout, select and reserve shoot locations
  • Record and edit video and sound projects, including selecting program format for final output, capturing/importing media, organizing raw media, editing footage and sound files, creating and inserting static and motion graphics and adding music/voice-over
  • Manage video library
  • Leverage interviews, testimonials, demos and other storytelling styles to meet the needs of the target audience
  • Optimize videos for search engines using keyword-enriched descriptions and tags when applicable.

Learn more and apply at https://jobs-secura.icims.com/jobs/2143/intern—video-marketing/job?mobile=false&width=940&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

NFCN BARROOM

Provide unique and compelling content about the Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Viking. Video and audio production scriptwriting skills a plus. Learn more.

Graphic Design and Photography

Lee Beverage seeks part-time graphic artist

Learn more and apply at http://www.leebeverage.com/oshkosh-graphic-artist.html

African Campus offers photo internships in South Africa

2018 programs include:

  • Wildlife Filming: is focused on terrestrial film-making. During this time you start by building your storyline, filming, once filming is complete, you will return to Mossel Bay and edit your film so that by the end of the month you have a 3 to 5 minute film for your CV, submission to film festivals etc.
  • Travel and Wildlife Photojournalism: The program gives students a range of expeditions to be able to write first-hand accounts of the issues or topics; while pairing the photography skills necessary to have a complete story. Stories will be a mix of hard news, interviews, and features. Photography skills will include (but not limited to) landscapes, portraits, wildlife photography, and astrophotography.

To learn more, go to http://www.african-campus.com/programs/ or email Denise Brown-Streicher, program specialist, at denise@african-campus.com.

 

Multimedia Marketing Group, Loves Park, Ill., offers year-round internships

Multimedia Marketing is headquartered in Loves Park, Illinois. The company offers a wide assortment of production services: graphic design, TV commercial production, Video production, website creation, web videos, social media, 3D animation and marketing/branding management.

Multimedia Marketing provides students with an excellent opportunity to develop skills in video production, audio production, graphic design, web design, public relations, and technical writing, business administration, and marketing. We individualize each internship based on your availability and which skills you wish to learn or develop.

This position is responsible for working with the photo database system, archiving photos, adding metadata, aiding with organization of photographers during the week of AirVenture, along with other duties as assigned.

Learn more and apply at http://mmg-1.com/internships.html.

 

Oceans Campus, Mossel Bay, South Africa

Oceans Campus is offering an opportunity for undergraduate students of all levels to become a member of the Africa Media programs in Mossel Bay, South Africa. Africa Media is an environmental based media company specializing in the production of photographic, video and editorial media from the African continent. Four programs are offered specializing in wildlife film-making, wildlife and adventure photography, underwater photography and environmental travel writing. Learn more.

 

Miscellaneous

Disney College Program

Participate in the Disney College Program and get your foot in the door to potentially become a Disney Professional Intern. Learn more

Internships in other areas:

Madison Area

Internships in the Madison area can be obtained by visiting our sister site at the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Minneapolis Area

Internships in the Minneapolis area can be obtained by visiting our sister state’s site at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

Diversity in Advertising and Public Relations Internships
California Internships
Newspaper Internship Directory (Updated annually)
Silver Star Brands

Located in Oshkosh. Seeking a Web Business Analyst Intern to assist with gathering and writing user stories for ticket requirements, assist in keeping build schedules and projects on track, document and update business rules and more. Learn more