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Opportunity Alert for the week of Aug. 24

  • With the first week classes in the books, you might have discovered you’ve got some free time in your schedule. Why not fill it with a career-boosting internship, volunteer position or paid job? Here’s a list of the new opportunities. Some of last week’s are still open. Call or email Eric Minor with any questions!
  • West Virginia Radio Corp. seeks a video production assistant to work in their video department. The candidate will handle live video streams for news and sports programming and upload video clips to WVMetroNews.com. You’ll also get the chance to shoot and edit video at home football games and media availabilities and home men’s and women’s basketball games. This is a 30 hour/week MAXIMUM position. There’s also a potential for writing and broadcast cross-training if that’s the kind of experience you’re looking for. If you’re interested, contact Hoppy Kercheval at hoppy.kercheval@wvradio.com.
  • WVU Real Estate Marketing Communications seeks fall interns. Pays $9/hour. Contact Corissa Greer, Marketing Communications Manager at Corissa.Greer@mail.wvu.edu or 304.293.2866.
  • FiT Publishing (based within WVU CPASS) seeks PAID Marketing Intern ($8/hour) for Fall Semester. Intern will assist in carrying out FiT’s current marketing strategy through social media and eNewsletter. 5-7 hours per week. Contact Nita Shippy, Senior Editor at 293-0878. Contact Eric Minor for full job description. For more information, visit www.fitpublishing.com.
  • The WVU Foundation Office of Donor Relations is seeking a Donor Relations Intern. This position will assist with data-related projects, communication projects, and event planning. First consideration will be given to candidates who apply by Monday, September 7, 2015. Interested candidates should forward a current resume and cover letter, along with two references (at least one must be a faculty/staff member of WVU) via e-mail to: HR@WVUF.ORG Please include “DRINTERN” (all one word – no spaces) in the subject line of the email.
  • WVU School of Nursing seeks Graduate Student Worker to support grant-related communications activities and technology. Student employee will be responsible for creating and maintaining a website and newsletter. 16 weeks per semester, 12 weeks in summer, requires 15-20 hours per week. Salary is $25/hour. No tuition waiver. Contact Dr. Kari Sand-Jecklin for more information. ksandjecklin@hsc.wvu.edu or 304-293-1768.
  • The Dominion Post (Morgantown, WV) seeks stringers to cover high school football. PAID on a per story basis. Contact me!
  • West Virginia MetroNews High School Football GameNight seeks 1-2 interns to assist with tabulating and publishing high school football scores. PAID position (minimum wage). Must be available Fridays from 7 p.m. until midnight from August 28th until mid-November. Contact Garrett Cullen at 304-296-0029 or gcullen@wvradio.com.
  • CollegeFashionista.com seeks Fall Intern with an interest in fashion journalism and marketing. Position is unpaid but offers lots of writing experience. If you’re interested and have some experience with writing and/or photography, apply at www.collegefashionista.com/apply.
  • Morgantown-based Healthy Kids, Inc. seeks a Marketing/PR intern. Potential for PT/FT employment opportunity. Contact Eric Minor if you’d like more information.
  • The City of Morgantown and Downstream Strategies are seeking an intern to help design and implement an integrated marketing and public relations effort for four programs in the newly formed Sustainable Morgantown Initiative. Contact Eric Minor if you’d like more information.
  • The Laundry, a locally-owned and operated Laundromat seeks a student to devise and execute a social media campaign. Contact Allan Feldman at 304-241-5616 or allanefeldman@gmail.com.
  • Bridgeport Youth Football League seeks a student to produce a video documenting the current football season. Requires travel—some costs will be reimbursed. The league is looking to produce a professional-grade DVD for sale as a fundraiser. If you’re interested, call Roy Hall at 681-285-5475 or email Eric Minor for more information.