The Ohio Department of Transportation’s District 2 office located in Bowling Green is seeking a public relations intern.
The intern will be very involved in responding to the department’s social media accounts such as Twitter, Facebook, etc. In addition, the intern will be updating the departmental websites such as Buckeye Traffic and OHGO, working on the newsletter and news releases, media advisories and traffic alerts, plus presentations using PowerPoint. On occasion, there will be special events that the intern will help to organize and design the program for the event. Intern applicants must have experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.
This is a great opportunity for a junior level student to build a great portfolio. The internship begins in May 2014 for a full year and is 40 hours/week in the summer and works around the student’s schedule during the school year.
The deadline to apply is Feb. 28, 2014
ODOT Internship Description
Posted in Internships January 31, 2014
Institute on Political Journalism
Washington, DC: June 7 – August 1, 2014
*Guaranteed Internships – Courses for Credit – Housing in DC
*Priority Deadline: Feb. 10, 2014
*Final Deadline: March 18, 2014
*Scholarship Funding Available
Spend a summer interning in the nation’s capital and gain that competitive edge. Taking advantage of a Washington, DC internship is a valuable investment in your future that will set you apart after college.
The comprehensive programs sponsored by The Fund for American Studies include a guaranteed internship placement, courses for transferable credit from George Mason University, and furnished housing conveniently located in George Washington University’s downtown campus just steps from the White House and State Department. Students also benefit from networking events, exclusive briefings, and guest speakers.
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We’ve been creating academic internship experiences for over 40 years and guarantee all participants an internship placement in journalism, PR or communications. Your options are endless – we work with many different newspapers, magazines, online publications, news services, TV and radio stations, as well as communications firms. A few examples of past internship placements include:
- Edelman Public Relations
- Hearst Newspapers
- Gannet News Service
- NBC Nightly News
- Radio America
Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of March 18, 2014. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the priority deadline of Feb. 10, 2014 in order to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as internship placement.
For more information and to be begin an online application, please visit www.DCinternships.org/IPJ
Questions may be directed to email@example.com or 202.986.0384.
Posted in Internships January 27, 2014
Journalism (broadcast and print), public relations and social media students can apply for an internship in our Cadet Summer Training Public Affairs Office.
The internship is at Fort Knox, Ky., and will be conducted from May 14 to Aug. 14. It is open only to students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors during the 2014-15 school year. Deadline for applications is Feb. 21, 2014.
The Public Affairs Office operates a daily website and produces stories, photos, multimedia shows and news releases in support of the course that is focused on cadets in the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, more commonly known as ROTC.
Interns are paid approximately $270 a week (tax-free) and given free housing in a local hotel. Of course, they’ll also receive a wealth of experience.
Internships are for about 12 weeks.
2014 video announcement
and 2014 announcement letter (writers, photographers, social media)
If you have any questions, contact:
Paul R. Haverstick, LTC
U.S. Army Cadet Command, Public Affairs Officer
DSN: (312) 464-5706
OF NOTE: One of our BGSU public relations students had a great experience at this internship.
Posted in Internships January 27, 2014
This scholarship will be awarded through the College of Arts and Sciences.
- Rising senior in Arts & Sciences intending to pursue careers in the public sector
- Must be studying in areas of public administration, government communications, journalism or broadcasting, political science, public health administration, community service or pre-law
- Minimum GPA of 3.2
Student must submit a 500-1000 word essay describing your career aspirations in the public sector and how your BGSU education will assist you in achieving those goals.
The application for this scholarship is the same as the general application for all of the college scholarships and is accessible online on the College’s Student Resources Web page under the “Scholarships” section. Students can also link to the online application directly.
The application deadline for the College of A&S scholarships, including the Reams, is Friday, Feb. 28, 2014
Questions regarding this scholarship, or any of the others offered through A&S should be directed to:
Jasmine Gordon Schulz
Executive Assistant to the Dean
College of Arts & Sciences
220 Administration Building
Phone: 419.372.9606 or 419.372.2015
Posted in Scholarships January 27, 2014
We are now seeking nominations for the annual award named in memory of James W. Faulkner (1864-1923), the Statehouse correspondent for The Cincinnati Enquirer, the founder of the Ohio Legislative Correspondents Association and the dean of political writers during his lifetime.
In 2014, the Central Ohio Pro Chapter of SPJ will award up to two scholarships in Faulkner’s name. Candidates for the scholarships must be journalism students who will use the money to help pay for their education at an Ohio college. The funds are paid directly to the college by The Columbus Foundation. Thus, graduating seniors are not eligible.
Preference is given to candidates interested in public affairs journalism as Faulkner practiced. Candidates need not be members of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Students need to be nominated. A faculty member must write a letter of recommendation with your rationale for why the student is qualified for this specific scholarship. Please enclose one or two examples of the student’s work. The Central
Please note that the nomination deadline is earlier this year due to a change in the timing of the chapter’s annual awards banquet. We would like to have all nominations returned no later than Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 so that the board of directors can vote on scholarship recipients at our Feb.10, 2014 meeting.
Winners will be invited to accept the award as our guest at our annual Founders’ Day banquet, scheduled for the evening of Friday, April 4, 2014. The event is a month earlier this year as we will be combining it with the spring Regional Conference that the Central Ohio SPJ Chapter is hosting.
Please submit your nomination to me, no later than Feb. 7, 2014, at the email address below.
Central Ohio SPJ scholarship coordinator
Posted in Scholarships January 27, 2014
It’s time to apply for scholarships in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations. This process is for the scholarships awarded by the department itself; it is separate from other scholarships you may be applying for through BGSU or other sources.
The application materials, including general information about available scholarships and instructions for submitting application materials: 2014_JOUR_Scholarship_Application
The application deadline for current students is February 3, 2014.
Please feel free to Dr. Kathy Bradshaw, chair of the department, if you have any questions.
Posted in Scholarships January 27, 2014
- The recipient must be of sophomore standing.
- The recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
- The scholarship will recognize students who have achieved academically and have also contributed to the quality of campus life through participation and leadership in out-of-classroom activities and service projects.
Financial need is not a consideration
The award is not renewable.
Apply online via OrgSync by 5 p.m. on Feb. 7, 2014
Qualified students are encouraged to apply for the Gerald Saddlemire Scholarship. This scholarship was established in 1990 to acknowledge the professional career and accomplishments of Gerald Saddlemire, professor emeritus of College Student Personnel.
For additional information, please contact the Office of the Dean of Students at 419.372.2843.
Posted in Scholarships January 16, 2014
The marketing and communications department at the Center for Innovative Food Technology will hire one interested student for an internship during the summer 2014 (May through August/September) term.
CIFT, based in Toledo, Ohio, is a developer and provider of technical innovations and solutions for the food processing, agribusiness and agricultural sectors of the economy in our region, our state and beyond. These innovations and solutions are developed in order to enhance the economic performance of the food processing and agricultural sectors.
The following areas will be some of the responsibilities of the intern:
- Write/edit content for printed materials including flyers, newsletters, brochures, advertisements, speaker bios, signage, etc.
- Assist in maintaining large online database of contacts.
- Event planning.
- Organize and maintain news clippings and photo file (scan newspapers, websites to clip/photocopy articles pertaining to CIFT and/or the industry in general); maintain news binders and filing system for easy access to CIFT employees; create monthly media/advertising reports.
- Research and evaluate potential marketing opportunities for CIFT.
- Assist in maintaining timely website content.
- Ensuring media list remains up to date.
- Create media kits for CIFT events.
- Assist marketing and communications department in various projects.
- Perform other duties as directed (greeting guests at main desk, answering phones, handling mailings, organize mail, etc.).
This position does pay an hourly rate. The program is limited to one student during the summer 2014 term.
Interested students should email a résumé to Jim Konecny at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants should possess effective oral and written communication skills and demonstrated computer literacy. In addition, applicants should be able to demonstrate a working understanding of marketing and communications.
Posted in Internships January 14, 2014
The Ohio Newspapers Foundation has several scholarship opportunities for students. Click here to go to the ONA website for more information. Deadline is March 31, 2014. Brief info on three different scholarships:
University Journalism Scholarships- 3 scholarships for $1500 each; sophomores, juniors and seniors can apply.
Ohio Newspaper Women’s Scholarship- 1 scholarship of $1500 will be awarded, with males and females eligible to apply and students must be juniors or seniors.
Harold Douthit Regional Scholarship- 1 scholarship of $1500 will be awarded, and the applicant must have graduated from a high school in one of 8 qualifying Ohio counties.
Posted in Scholarships January 13, 2014
The Fine Arts Center Galleries are seeking public relations interns for spring and summer 2014 to help promote several outstanding exhibitions. These are volunteer positions with a good opportunity for diverse experiences in public relations, marketing and event planning. Responses to this experience from previous interns have been very positive, and some of our past interns have gone on to positions with museums and art centers.
Public Relations Interns are responsible for working with the Gallery Director and the Galleries team to compose and publish/distribute timely marketing/public relations material about the exhibitions. This includes news releases, public service announcements, facebook and web updates, maintaining the online Gallery calendar and updating files of Gallery activities. Writing ability, creative thinking and initiative are key, while basic computer and record keeping skills are also required.
These are flexible positions in terms of scheduling, and have the benefit of being on campus. They may receive 1-3 hours of credit, under the supervision of an SMC faculty member. Interested students may contact the Gallery Director at email@example.com.
Posted in Internships December 11, 2013