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Essay Competition seeks entries

Hosted by the Center for Political and Economic Thought at Saint Vincent College, the Douglas B. Rogers Conditions of a Free Society Essay Competition is open to all full-time undergraduate students currently registered in any field of study at a four-year college or university in the United States or Canada.

The competition is designed to honor the memory of the late Douglas B. Rogers (Ph.D., George Mason University), a young scholar of great promise who died tragically, and to encourage scholarly discussion of individual freedom, limited constitutional government, free market economics, and the philosophical and moral foundations of America and the West.

More specifically, submissions should address the following prompt by Frédéric Bastiat: “The state is the great fiction by which everyone endeavors to live at the expense of everyone else.”

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WV Community Development Hub seeks VISTA

The VISTA member will build the Hub’s communications capacity by

This member will coordinate with the Executive Director, Director of Community Strategies and the Operations Coordinator leadership team to support the Hub’s missions; ensure consistency in message; and develop, monitor and maintain an active social media network. This position will also build the Hub’s overall organizational capacity by expanding the Community Development Network and enhancing communications among Network participants.

Responsibilities:

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WV Legislature Internship Program seeking applicants

The West Virginia Legislature Internship Programs has 51 openings for students to assist specific senators or delegates for one week during the regular 60-day session.

Participants are assigned to a legislator who assists in explaining the legislative process. They attend meetings and public hearings and sit on the floor during daily sessions. They aid legislators with issue research, constituent requests and other tasks.

Eligible students are full-time sophomores through seniors who have had at least one course in government.

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Boston Globe seeks summer interns

The Boston Globe is looking for students to fill a 12-week, paid, summer internship.

Students must have previous daily newspaper experience. Most of the students will work as general assignment reporters while others will be assigned to spots, living/arts and business. Other positions include photography and graphics departments.

The students will be full-time employees from Memorial Day through Labor Day. They will be paid a weekly wage, and shifts will vary. They will participate in weekly meetings and have a writing coach.

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Scholarship opportunities for student photographers

Mission Statement:

Founded in memory of James Alan Cox, a television photojournalist, The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists aims to provide financial support to student photographers of high school and college age. Through a variety of funding, including equipment purchases and scholarships for college and technical school classes, the foundation’s mission is to expand educational and developmental opportunities for student photographers demonstrating interest, talent and financial need.

Type of Awards:

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Racer Productions seeks web content/multimedia manager intern

Job Type: Unpaid Part-Time Internship, with opportunity for Full-Time Employment
Application Deadline: October 1, 2012

Racer Productions, promoters and producers of the top professional and amateur motocross and off-road series in the world, is looking for a web content and multimedia manager to organize, manage, write and post content, proof, and maintain posting schedule on all company owned websites. Additionally the ideal candidate will have the ability to edit and create short videos for the websites.

APPLICANT MUST:
• Graduate in Spring 2013. 
• Live locally and work a minimum of 15 hours per week. 
• Be organized. 
• Be technically proficient and curious. 
• Have significant CMS experience. 
• Be proficient in Photoshop, Final Cut and other related software, 
• Have basic programming skills (HTML, CSS etc.).
• Quickly learn new software with relative ease.
• Have video editing experience, the more you have, the more opportunity available.
• Be a well-rounded person who embraces new-media opportunities.
• Communicate well. 
• Be reliable.
• Be willing to do whatever needs done. 
• Have a passion for motocross, supercross, and motorcycle racing in general. 
• Be cool, calm and flexible under pressure.

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Racer Productions seeks multimedia coordinator intern

Job Type: Unpaid Part-Time Internship | Application Deadline: October 1, 2012

Racer Productions, promoters and producers of the top professional and amateur motocross and off-road series in the world, is looking for a Multimedia Coordinator to organize and archive video footage and photography, in addition to editing and creating photos for visual communications and short videos for online and social media sites. The ideal candidate will possess excellent editing skills; work extremely well with others and under pressure; have a thirst for new media; have a thorough, working command of Adobe Creative Suite and Final Cut; have the ability to multi-task; and be creative and fun. Racer Productions is a high intensity and fast paced place to work, yet very exciting and a lot of fun. The right candidate must be able fit in with the hard-working staff.

APPLICANT MUST:
*Live locally and work a minimum of 15 hours per week. 
*Be extremely organized. 
*Be technically proficient and curious. 
*Have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite and Final Cut. 
*Have superb writing skills.
*Have basic programming skills (HTML, CSS, etc.).
*Be able to quickly switch focus between projects.
*Be a well-rounded person who embraces new-media opportunities.
*Communicate well. 
*Be reliable.
*Be willing to do whatever needs done. 
 *Have a basic understanding of motocross.
*Be cool, calm and flexible under pressure.
*Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
*Have an overall excitement to learn from and contribute to a quickly growing motocross business.
*Be creative.

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Internships and Student Award Contest available with American Horse Publications

Internships
The 2013 American Horse Publications (AHP) Student Internship Listings and applications are now available online at www.americanhorsepubs.org/students/internship_program/index.asp for college students who have an interest in horses and are seeking a career in equine publishing media.

Information on the website includes how to apply, guidelines for the student intern and the AHP participating member, and a listing of the internships offered. Each listing includes the publication or company name, a brief description, types of internships offered, availability/duration, requirements, information on compensation and housing, and contact information. Students apply directly to the AHP member, who will choose the applicants that best meet their needs. AHP members may hire more than one intern.

AHP Student Award Contest 
AHP Student Award Contest will award up to three $750 travel awards to attend the AHP seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on June 20-23, 2013. Travel Award winners have an opportunity to meet leading equine publishing professionals and discuss career possibilities during the three days of educational sessions and related activities. One Travel Award winner will be selected at the seminar as the 2013 Student Award winner and will receive a cash award of $1,000. Students are eligible to enter the contest if they are a high school senior or an undergraduate college student during the 2012-2013 college year before graduation. All qualified applicants receive a complimentary Student annual membership, a complimentary Student registration certificate for the 2013 seminar and a critique of their resume. The AHP Student Award Contest is open to residents of the US and Canada only. Rules and entry forms will be available online in October.

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Hospitality Industry Sales Training Camp

PSAV Presentation Services is excited for the return of our second annual Sales Training Camp scheduled to launch on January 7, 2013. 
This 8-week training program designed with a mix of hands-on and classroom-based training will prepare you for immediate placement into a ‘Sales Manager’ role within our nationwide network of luxury hotel and conference center properties. PSAV is searching for motivated candidates interested in a career in hospitality and meeting services to join our Sales Training Camp. We value the infusion of energy and fresh perspectives brought by recent graduates and sales professionals seeking a new industry.

See the attached flier for more information.

To apply, visit www.psav.jobs and select the appropriate location from the Management & Sales Training category under ‘Job Search’. Application deadlines vary by city, so please visit www.psav.jobs for more information.

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