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Charleston Gazette to host on-campus interviews

West Virginia’s largest newspaper, the Charleston Gazette, offers two summer reporting internships. These internships are 13-week, paid positions. Successful applicants will be part of the Gazette’s reporting staff from mid-May through mid-August and will cover many types of news stories—from meeting coverage to breaking police news.

If you believe you would be a good candidate for one of these highly competitive positions, please e-mail Cathy Bonnstetter with your resume and cover letter describing your career ambitions. Gazette Executive Editor Rob Byers will visit the School of Journalism on Jan. 31, 2013 from 1-5 p.m. conducting interviews. Selected students should have three published news-writing clips available for the interview.

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Networking training opportunity

The Career Services Center and the Student Affairs Junior and Senior Experience are hosting the 2nd Annual Mocktail Party and Fashion Show.

When
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 6 to 8pm

Where
Mountainlair Ballrooms.

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Office of Residential Education seeks marketing interns

The WVU Office of Residential Education is hiring two interns to develop multimedia marketing materials for dorm residents and prospective students. 
Interns should be proficient with PREZI, web design, newsletter design and development, as well as writing and reporting. 
The position also requires taking photos and videos.

Note: The published products of this internship will be considered in the P.I. Reed School of Journalism inches requirement for print and visj students.

This is an unpaid position and requires 20 hours of work per week. It is based on the Evandsdale campus; however, students will not need their own transportation.

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Writers needed for new music website

www.puluche.com is a new online music medium that covers the contributions of all forms of rock music from an educational perspective.

Website writers are currently needed. Those who are interested in a contributing writer position and have a good knowledge of rock music may contact pr@puluche.com.

Writers will be periodically assigned to write album reviews as well as feature interviews with well-known artists. Initially, this is a non-paid position, and is subject to change depending on an evaluation of future contributions.

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REPS, Int'l. in Morgantown needs spring semester interns

REPS International in Morgantown is currently seeking highly motivated, well-spoken and creative public relations, advertising and marketing majors for the spring semester. Internship responsibilities will include data entry, assisting with current and future government-related projects, reviewing articles, participating in brainstorming sessions, and research.

For more information or to apply, contact Jessica Jurcevich at 304-212-4013 or jmj@biometricreps.com.

874 Fairmont Road
Morgantown, WV 26501

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WVU Office of Residential Education seeks interns

The WVU Office of Residential Education is looking for two interns to develop marketing materials to disseminate information in all kinds of multimedia forms to dorm residents and to perspective students.

The two interns should be proficient with the PREZI program and web design, newsletter design and development and writing and reporting. They will also be asked to take photos and videos. The published products of this internship will be considered for the P.I. Reed School of Journalism inches requirement for print and visj students.

The unpaid internship is 20 hours a week and is based on the Evansdale campus. Students will not need their own transportation.

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May Commencement: It's time to apply and RSVP!

Graduation season will be here soon, and the School of Journalism is already making plans for another memorable ceremony. But first, we need you to take action!

Step 1. APPLY FOR GRADUATION – Deadline Feb. 8

If you anticipate graduating in May 2013, you must complete the Graduation Application Packet and return it to Ronda Maxon in 107 Martin Hall by February 8. Place it in the envelope on Ronda’s cubicle marked Completed Graduation Applications. Please include a phone number on your application.

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Students invited to visit Burson-Marsteller's D.C. office Feb. 1

Burson-Marsteller is pleased to invite public relations, marketing communications, and digital/social media communications students to visit our office in Washington, DC for an information session and open house.

Learn how to jump-start your career in PR from our Human Resources team, meet some PR pros and take a tour of the office. Presentations will be informal, welcoming 2-way communication and student interaction. Learn about Burson-Marsteller, how to increase your chances of landing that perfect internship and get tips on what to do now in order to stand out later.

Date: Friday, February 1st 
Time: 2:30pm – 5pm
Location: 1110 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20005

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Census Bureau has Public Affairs opening

The Federal Government’s New Pathways for Recent Graduates program promotes careers in the civil service to those who have graduated in the past two years from qualifying educational institutions.

The program currently has an entry-level position for a public-affairs specialist available in the Census Bureau’s Public Information Office and the Center for New Media and Promotions. View more information and apply.

This posting will be available until approximately Jan. 31. Direct any questions to Lauren Shaw at 301-763-9982 or lauren.k.shaw@census.gov.

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Local Pennsylvania TV station seeks intern

Fayette County Community Television, in Uniontown, Pa., is looking for a public relations or broadcast student to fill a production intern slot for their live, variety show, “Going LIVE with FCTV” (http://goingLIVEfctv.org).

Fayette County Community Television, in Uniontown, Pa., (about 20 minutes from Morgantown) is looking for a public relations or broadcast student to fill a production intern slot for its live variety show, “Going LIVE with FCTV” (http://goingLIVEfctv.org).

The internship position for spring begins January 28 and ends May 3. Interns must work a minimum of 60 total hours (or 100 total hours if applying for class credit).

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