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SOJ Alumni Mentorship Program seeks applicants

The P.I. Reed School of Journalism is seeking applicants for its Alumni Mentorship Program. This program offers School of Journalism students the opportunity to be mentored by outstanding professionals in the fields of advertising, public relations, broadcasting, print and multimedia journalism. Professionals can offer resume advice, networking opportunities, interview preparation, as well as an outlook on the current job market.

Applicants are required to complete the attached application and return it to Student Services Coordinator Jason Broadwater (108 Martin Hall) by September 10, 2010. There are a limited number of placements available. Selection into the program is competitive.

Please direct all questions about the program and application process to Jason Broadwater at or 304-293-3505 ext 5402.

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WVU Children's Hospital Development Office student internship

The WVU Children’s Hospital Development Office seeks an energetic and creative self-starter to serve as a student intern for the 2010-2011 academic year. The WVU Children’s Hospital Development office is a fundraising team that financially supports the not-for-profit WVU Children’s Hospital: services, care, programs, research, and more.

Job Description:
• Assists with all aspects of coordinating WVU Children’s Hospital Events including Children’s Miracle Network events.
• Assists in preparing text and design for newsletters, invitations, brochures, flyers, and other promotional materials.
• Prepares mass mailings
• Performs administrative tasks and other duties as assigned
• Position is part-time (20 hours per week) and is unpaid

• Posses outstanding written and verbal communication skills
• Must have excellent organizational skills with ability to keep track of simultaneous projects 
• Must have an ability to work with the public in a courteous and positive manner 
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
• Exhibits discretion and confidentiality for donor records and information.

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WVU Extension Service seeks graduate student intern for Communications Office

Graduate students with a background in writing, editing, multimedia and/or video skills should consider applying for a fall internship with WVU Extension Service.

WVU Extension Service distributes news and information on local, state and national levels. Our organization has offices in all 55 West Virginia counties and provides educational programs on 4-H, agriculture, home and families, and community development.

The ideal candidate has strong writing skills, is a self-starter and can handle multiple assignments.

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Online fashion magazine seeks journalism students, an online fashion magazine created by three Harvard Journalism students, is starting a WVU branch. They are looking for a team of journalists to help them get started. Available positions include:

There will be weekly meetings that will last approximately 30 minutes to go over the next week’s agenda. The writing, advertising, and photography can be done on one’s own time, but the deadline must be met. All jobs are currently available. To apply, please send a sample of writing, along with your name and desired position, to For any questions, please contact Devin Sears at

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Health communications internship program

The National Cancer Institute (NCI), the largest of the 27 institutes and centers comprising the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is the Federal Government’s principal agency for cancer research and training. The NCI coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

The NCI recognizes that health information dissemination is key to raising public awareness about new cancer treatments, support for cancer patients and their families, and prevention strategies. To that end, in 1975 the NCI established the Health Communications Internship Program (HCIP) to attract individuals interested in careers in health communications and science writing.

The HCIP gives highly qualified graduate students and recent graduate school graduates the opportunity to participate in vital health and science communications projects in one of the many offices that make up the NCI. Interns will select an area of emphasis: Health Communications or Science Writing. Six-month and one-year internship terms are offered.

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Publishing/editorial internship at WVU College of Physical Activity & Sport Sciences

Student Intern, unpaid position
International Center for Performance Excellence 
WVU College of Physical Activity & Sport Sciences

Time line
Fall 2010, beginning August 30; with possible extension through spring semester, based on student’s performance and availability. Start date is flexible.

Position Description
Opportunity for a detail-oriented student interested in the publishing and editorial fields. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

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