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Journalism professor Temple honored with 2010-11 Caperton award

West Virginia University professor and associate dean of the Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism John Temple has given students the tools and inspiration they need to succeed in the journalism world for more than eight years.

This year he is being recognized for his extraordinary efforts with the Caperton Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Writing.

“While there are many excellent teachers of writing at WVU, it is hard for me to imagine anyone as deserving of the Caperton award as John Temple,” Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism Dean Maryanne Reed wrote in her recommendation letter.

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Work Opportunity for Graduate Student

Graduate student needed for 10-15 hours per week in the WVU School of Nursing Alumni Office for:

—writing articles for SON Magazine and the web site
—proof reading 
—performing interviews and taking photos of selected candidates for SON articles
—taking photos of events and subjects of articles
—assist with School of Nursing events when necessary
—filing, typing, computer work, general office work
—professional personality and punctuality a must
—Approx. 15 hrs per week, competitive salary
—Position needs to be filled as soon as possible

Contact: ctaylor@hsc.wvu.edu or (304) 293-1593

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Pittsburgh Pirates internship

Job Summary

This internship will assist the Analytics Department in various projects and assignments including; assisting in the continual gathering, processing, reporting, and analysis of sales and demographic information related to Pirates Tickets sales.

Primary Responsibilities

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LIVESTRONG internship

LIVESTRONG offers unpaid internships to current students and recent graduates interested in learning the inner workings of a nonprofit organization. Interns will experience one-on-one mentorship with a LIVESTRONG team member to gain hands on experience in their area of interest.

Requirements

• Applicants must be available to work 12–20 hours per week during regular business hours at LIVESTRONG HQ in Austin, Texas.
• Applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a high level of computer competency.
• Applicants should be self-motivated, organized, willing to help with any project no matter how large or small, and able to balance multiple priorities at once.
• Applicants must have a strong desire to make a difference, a passion for the LIVESTRONG mission, a positive attitude and an affinity for the color yellow.
• Applicants must be able to provide their own housing and transportation; mastery of parallel parking is a plus.

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American Red Cross summer internship

The American Red Cross offers exceptional undergraduate and graduate college students an engaging 10-week internship at American Red Cross National Headquarters in Washington, DC through our Summer Internship Program. The interns are matched with a specific department at our national headquarters, have the opportunity to work on advancing critical projects for the respective units, receive professional development training, and have opportunities to meet with Red Cross leadership.

The overall aim of the program is to attract a pool of diverse, skilled, enthusiastic young professionals and give them an opportunity to build a long-term, substantive relationship with the American Red Cross.

What are the benefits associated with the program?

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Martin Hall collection point for "WVU Toy Mountain" drive

WVU Student Organizations Services is holding a toy drive for less fortunate children in our area this Holiday Season. “WVU Toy Mountain” or “SHOP” (students helping other people) will run through the end of finals week. A collection drum is located at the main entrance to Martin Hall. If you would like to participate, please place your new, unwrapped, toys there. Thanks and Happy Holidays!

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Attention Campus Interns!

Are you a student intern at WVU? Are you working with another college or unit on either the Downtown or Evansdale campus?

The SOJ is looking for stories about SOJ students working across WVU campus for a special feature for our website and annual alumni magazine. We’d like to know about as many of our students as possible!

Do you fit the bill? Please email Kimberly.Brown@mail.wvu.edu with your name, program, rank and some brief position information as soon as possible.

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Eric Breindel Collegiate Journalism award

With a cash prize of $10,000 and a paid internship at The Wall Street Journal, Fox News Channel, or The New York Post, now is the time to work on your applications for the Eric Breindel Collegiate Journalism Award. Winners from outside of the New York City area will receive free housing. The award is open to undergraduate students in all class years.

You can get submission guidelines and an application form here or visit www.ericbreindel.org . You can also join us on Facebook. Log on to become a fan of the Eric Breindel Award.

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