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Professional Development event scheduled

Feb 16 – Evaluating Job Offers and Employer Benefits featuring representatives from BB&T

Kimberly Weber and Erik Huffman, local representatives from BB&T, will present this workshop that will outline specific aspects to consider when offered a job including salary, cost of living and employee benefits.

4:30 – 5:30 p.m. – B&E Room 349

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Free graduate prep tests

Kaplan Test Prep is offering a FREE practice test on campus Saturday, February 26th. They are offering the MCAT, GRE, DAT, OAT, PCAT, and LSAT completely free of charge. If you are interested in taking the exam, sign up at www.kaptest.com.

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Intern wanted for WVU College of Physical Activity & Sport Sciences

Position
Student Intern, unpaid position
Alumni Affairs/Development office
WVU College of Physical Activity & Sport Sciences

Time line
Spring 2011, beginning immediately, with possible extension through summer sessions, based on student’s performance and availability. Preferred start date is immediate.

Position Description

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WVUpAllNight program seeks intern

The WVUpAllNight program is currently looking for an intern starting immediately until the second week of March. This is an unpaid position and the intern will only be working for up to 5 hours a week.

They are looking for, preferably, a PR major who can meet strict deadlines and who is not only willing to do computer work but also leg work (i.e. hanging up posters, distributing flyers to certain buildings, etc.). This intern will be specifically writing press releases for Last Comic Standing which will be the first week in March. They will be working with the Comedy Caravan committee on this task.

Resumes can be sent to Jackie.Riggleman@mail.wvu.edu.

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You're invited to WVU's annual International Dinner!

West Virginia University’s International Student Organization will be hosting their annual International Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m.in the Mountainlair ballrooms.

The dinner, themed “A South American Sampler,” will feature cuisine from various South American countries, such as Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela. Bill Duff will also provide a demonstration and instruction on Latin dances after the dinner.

The dinner is open to all students, faculty and staff at WVU as well as Morgantown community members. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for college and high school students, $5 for children under 12 and free for children under the age of five.

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Account Assistant – public relations/community outreach

One of the region’s top 20 public relations/public affairs firms located in Tysons Corner, Va., is seeking applicants for an Account Assistant position.

The Account Assistant will assist the project manager in coordinating logistics for large scale public relations and community outreach/grassroots programs for major transportation clients.

Responsibilities include:

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Hunter Public Relations paid summer internship program in New York City

Hunter Public Relations in New York City offers a full-time, paid Summer internship to qualified candidates. The internship term lasts approximately 8–12 weeks, and start and stop dates are mutually agreed upon between the agency and intern.

Hunter PR interns serve as fully-functioning team members working on active agency accounts. Interns report to an account executive or senior account executive and are generally assigned to 2–3 main client projects. Duties include drafting press materials, building media lists, brainstorming ideas, researching ideas, pitching media and planning event logistics. Qualified applicants should have:

To apply for an internship position, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to internship@hunterpr.comThe deadline to submit materials is Monday, February 21, 2011. Applicants who have moved on to the interview stage will be notified by Friday, March 11, 2011.

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Eberly College of Arts and Sciences seeks interns--paid positions!

Position: Marketing and Communications Interns

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Communications Department is seeking two (2) Communications and Marketing interns:

Position Description: This paid position is a wonderful opportunity for a mature, self-directed, motivated student to gain experience in marketing and communications while building a marketable portfolio. Interns are expected to produce professional work for publication under the guidance of the Director of Marketing and Communications. This is a true professional writing position that the right student will find challenging and rewarding. Hours are flexible based on student’s class schedule. Ideal candidate will be available through the summer and for a minimum of two semesters.

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Mullen Advertising 2011 Pittsburgh summer internship program

Mullen Advertising in Pittsburgh, Pa., is seeking summer interns.

Description:
• Mullen Pittsburgh offers a 9-week summer internship program (roughly 6.13.11 through 8.12.11) for all departments
• The internship program is offered for college credit only
• Selected interns will need to provide their own transportation to and from the office
• Interns work a minimum of 7.5 hours/day, no less than 2 days per week
• Must be a of junior standing or higher in order to apply

1. What department are you most interested in? (Choose up to 2)
a. Account Planning
b. Account Services

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