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Gadgetwise bloggers needed--The New York Times

The New York Times is looking for bloggers for its Gadgetwise blog. It is part-time work, but it can be high visibility for someone with some energy and creativity. The ideal candidate likes gadgets, social networks, apps, other Web or cellphone services and can quickly and cleverly write about them from the point of view of the consumer. We’re interested in how to get the most out of technology and how and when to buy things to get the best value. Think Gizmodo meets Lifehacker meets Consumerist. Contact Damon Darlin by e-mail darlin@nytimes.comPut GW Job in the subject line.

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The Boston Globe seeks general assignment reporter and assistant metro editor

The Boston Globe is looking for a general assignment reporter and an assistant metro editor. Candidates for the reporting job should have several years of experience at daily newspapers, and should be aggressive reporters and talented writers, with clips that demonstrate both traits. Candidates for the editing job should be capable of helping reporters conceptualize and execute high-level story ideas. Contact metro editor Jen Peter, by e-mail only, at jpeter@globe.com.

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Website development opportunity

Morgantown Plastic Surgery is looking for someone to work with their website 10-20 hours per week. The successful candidate should have some experience with Dreamweaver, Photoshop, HTML coding, Facebook, and social networking. Pay will start at $8 per hour. Interested parties should send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references to bmiller@mtpsa.com.

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TheMountaineerNation.com seeks intern to write sports articles

TheMountaineerNation.com is looking for an intern to cover WVU athletics. The website’s main focus is on WVU football and both men’s and women’s basketball, but they would consider pieces about other sports of public interest. The position requires two to three articles per week, between 1,000 and 1,500 words long. If you are interested, please contact SOJ Student Services Coordinator Jason Broadwater at Jason.Broadwater@mail.wvu.edu.

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JQE Group Tutoring Sessions Announced

Thursday, September 16th from 1-2:30 p.m.
Monday, September 20th from 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, September 21st from 10-11:30 a.m.

All sessions will be held in 101 Martin Hall.

If you can’t make any of these sessions, or prefer one-on-one tutoring, please e-mail Kristen Wishon at kristen.wishon@mail.wvu.edu to schedule a tutoring appointment.

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American Eagle Outfitters Brand Building Campaign Competition

Check out the following opportunity for Junior/Senior level ADV/PR students!

American Eagle Outfitters Brand Building Campaign Competition

This semester 8 students from the SOJ are partnering with 8 teams from the College of Business and Economics to enter a Brand Building Campaign for the American Eagle brand “aerie”. We need 3 more students for team placement! If you are interested in participating this semester, please contact Prof. Dana Coester at dana.coester@mail.wvu.edu by Friday, Sept 3rd.

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Tell us about your internship (online survey)

Attention SOJ students! Have you had an internship recently? Perhaps it was paid, or maybe it was for course credit. Regardless, we want to hear more about it!

The School of Journalism is interested in learning more about your internship experiences during your time at WVU. Please take a moment to complete the online survey about your internship. The survey runs until October 1, 2010.

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Internships available with the West Virginia Democratic Party

The West Virginia Democratic Party is seeking highly motivated and skilled interns for this important election year. Learn the basics of campaigns on the top targeted race in West Virginia and the nation, West Virginia’s 1st Congressional District. This is a terrific opportunity for a self starter who has a passion for politics. Interns will gain hands-on experience in grassroots and field organizing with responsibilities including voter outreach, volunteer recruitment and training, assisting in planning events and working with local leaders to build a support network. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone considering a career in politics, campaigns, or community organizing. 
Responsibilities will include:

• Building a grassroots volunteer operation to implement an aggressive voter contact program
• Maintaining and strengthening relationships with leaders in the community
• Planning and staffing events in the community to promote the Democratic ticket 
• Working to accomplish metrics and goals needed to keep Democrats in office

You must be able to work well with others and demonstrate interest in politics, campaigns, community-building, or social change. No specific Major required.
Interested applicants should email a resume to eric@wvdemocrats.com

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