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Graphic design internship/volunteer opportunity

The Office of Multicultural Programs / Office of Student Life is looking for a graphic design intern. He or she will be responsible for taking media, such as dates, times, film synopsis and pictures, and creatively using it to create posters 
advertising events for the Office of Multicultural Studies. Qualified candidates must be able to follow work on a deadline and within small time-frames. Most posters deal with movies featured during Brown Bag Luncheons. This internship is not paid.

Contact James Johnson at 304-293-0890 to apply.

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Journalism internships available at the WVU College of Engineering and Mineral Resources

Two or 3 interns are wanted for the fall and spring semesters.

Internship 1 1 (1-2 positions)
Work will be a mix between both print and electronic media. We will 
be working on communication plans for recruiting graduate and 
undergraduate students. Print materials will include brochures and 
newspaper adds. Electronic material will include website upkeep and 
creation of videos. We will also be trying to increase our presence 
in “new media” outlets. These positions will be paid starting at $8/ 
hr and 10 hrs/week.

Internship 2 (1 position)
Work will mostly be print material focusing on a newsletter for a 
entrepreneurial group in the engineering college. There may also be 
other promotional materials to update and create, as well as some 
webpage work. To start, this position will be unpaid. Student will 
hopefully be able to use this position to build their portfolio.

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Blogger wanted for WVU football

The Hampshire Review is looking for a football blogger to follow the Mountaineers this season. The position pays $10 to $15 per post plus media credentials for gameday and media conferences. Interested applicants should contact Jeremy Curtis at or call The Hampshire Review sports editor, Jim King, at 304-822-3871.

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PR internship in Washington, DC

Strategic Communications Group, Inc. (Strategic) has an immediate opening for an account assistant intern. The account assistants’ responsibilities would be; writing news releases, blog monitoring, research on social networks like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, researching speaking and editorial opportunities, and learning how to conduct proactive media and industry analyst relations. As an intern at Strategic, you will be assigned to specific account teams so you can experience the type of team environment that is only possible at an agency. They are looking for someone who is interested in getting some first-time experience in the Public relations industry. The ideal candidate would possess enthusiasm, excellent written and communication skills, an aptitude for organization, and a reliable work ethic. Strategic is headquartered in the Washington, DC metro area with offices in Silver Spring, Md., and Tyson’s Corner, Va. They exclusively represent technology, telecommunications and professional service clients in the government and commercial markets. Strategic delivers integrated public relations, social media and business development services to help increase sales, profitability, and corporate and product valuation. If you are interested in pursuing an opportunity with Strategic, please contact Shany Seawright at or 240-485-1081.

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Graphic designer internship/volunteer opportunity

The WVU Office of Multicultural Programs / Office of Student Life is seeking an intern or volunteer to do graphic design work. He or she will be responsible for taking media, such as dates, times, film synopsis and pictures, and creatively using it to create posters advertising events for the Office of Multicultural Studies. Qualified applicants will be able to follow work on a deadline and within small time-frames. Most posters deal with movies featured during Brown Bag Luncheons.

If you are interested, please contact James Johnson at 304-293-0890.

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Are you studying abroad for the summer, the semester, or a year? Global Post ( is looking for students to be Foreign Correspondents. The Boston-based international news organization wants articles, photos, videos, audios and voice for its new Study Abroad page. Students will earn school credit and clips.

If you are interested, send your e-resume immediately to

Also include links to your work online, a 500 word personal e-statement that describes who you are, a 600 to 800 word e-essay about the country where you’ll study abroad , why you chose that country and what you expect during your stay and study abroad.

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Online communications manager wanted

Congressman Wolf (R-VA) is looking for an online communications manager to join his staff. The position is an entry level position and recent college graduates are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include: maintaining the congressman’s Web site, working with the chief of staff and legislative staff to ensure Web content is current and updating as necessary, writing a bi-weekly e-newsletter, and assisting the computer systems manager with daily e-mail downloading and sorting. They are looking for a strong writer with initiative and creativity. The right person will have the opportunity to also work closely with our chief of staff, who doubles as press secretary, on the office’s press operation.

Congressman Wolf is a senior member of Congress from northern Virginia in his 15th term. He serves on the House Appropriations Committee and is the lead Republican on the Commerce- Justice-Science subcommittee chaired by Congressman Alan Mollohan of West Virginia.

Interested applicants can e-mail Congressman Wolf’s chief of staff, Dan Scandling at or send fax to 202-225-9415.

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WVIR-TV hiring sports reporter

WVIR-TV in Charlottesville, VA is looking for someone to join their sports team. If you are a hustler, can shoot multiple games and can tell good stories then WVIR-TV is looking for you. A strong on-air presence plus good shooting and editing skills are also a must. WVIR-TV/ NBC 29 is an all digital station which produces HD newscasts with 4 live trucks including a satellite uplink van. If you are interested, rush your resume, non-returnable DVD, and completed NBC 29 application packet, available for download at to: HR Manager, 503 St. Charlottesville, VA 22902. Unsolicited phone calls will result in your disqualification for the position. EOE.

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Communications internship

The Hispanic College Fund is seeking two unpaid, part-time Communications Interns for Fall 2009 (possibly into Spring 2010). These interns will work closely with the Director of Communications to develop and execute media strategy, produce written communications for a variety of constituent groups, and create marketing materials to build HCF’s brand identity in the education sphere.

We are currently seeking interns who can devote 10 – 15 hours per week to this position. Main responsibilities will include weekly media monitoring, compiling media lists, developing media kits, contacting media, and composing media advisories, pitches, and press releases. Occasional public policy and development-related research will also be required.

Strong writing skills are necessary and bilingual candidates are preferred. Additional requirements include working knowledge of Microsoft Office and a basic understanding of social media (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, etc.).

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