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WVU Alumni Association to host Game Day celebrations

The highly anticipated start of the 2012 West Virginia University football season is here. The WVU Alumni Association is ready to kick off its Game Day celebrations at home in The Erickson Alumni Center and on the road with entertainment, food, and great Mountaineer fellowship.

The tradition of Game Day continues for all home game events at The Erickson Alumni Center’s Mountaineer Courtyard. The pre-game events feature unique menus, entertainment and fun for fans of all ages.

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Roanoke Times seeks interns -- Deadline Dec. 1!

The Roanoke Times offers a collegial newsroom that has become a national leader in integrating online reporting and print journalism. Every intern reports to a senior editor who assigns and edits stories, approves publication and provides advice and guidance during the summer. Interns will receive training throughout their internship.

Descriptions and expectations of the specific internships are below. Apply online. Deadline for applications is December 1. For more information, email internships@roanoke.com. Please do not call or email specific editors.

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REPS International seeks PR, advertising and marketing intern

REPS International is currently seeking highly motivated, well-spoken and creative public relations, advertising and marketing majors for the 2012-2013 school year. Internship responsibilities will include data entry, assisting with current and future government-related projects, reviewing articles, participating in brainstorming sessions, and research. The company is located at 874 Fairmont Road in Morgantown.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens and pass a thorough background check. To apply, please submit a resume to Jessica Jurcevich at: jmj@biometricreps.com.

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SOJ announces computer lab hours

Please note that the labs are for School of Journalism business only. This includes classes in ADV, IMC, JRL, PR, PRNJ, TVJ and VISJ. Printing for other classes, i.e. English, History, Science, etc. will not be allowed. Please do not abuse this policy, as we will be periodically checking what is printed.

Open Lab hours for the Fall 2012 semester are as follows:

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National Parks Traveler website seeking interns

Whether a student is interested in the field of outdoor recreation, park management, writing/journalism, or a combination, an internship with National Parks Traveler (www.nationalparkstraveler.com) can be a valuable, multifaceted learning experience.

National Parks Traveler is the nationʼs No. 1 website dedicated to coverage of national parks, with more than 1.3 million annual visitors. Traveler has been featured in USA Today, Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio, Los Angeles Times, San Jose Mercury News, The Charlotte Observer, aol.travel and many more.

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Spring 2013 PR Capstone in Italy--Info Session on Sept. 6

Experience “Real World” Global PR for Your Public Relations Capstone Course – PR 459 – 4 Credits

Cap off your WVU PR experience with a fabulous opportunity. PR 459 – the Capstone Course for seniors – will serve as an “agency” for a global health care client located in Italy and will work on an important “real life” project. This four credit hour class will meet weekly in Morgantown throughout the spring semester and travel to Italy during Spring Break.

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Sunlight Foundation Seeks Research Intern

The Sunlight Foundation is seeking a Research intern, who will help to build and curate data sets and assist a senior fellow in various research projects on the role of campaign money and lobbying in politics. The research intern will also have opportunities to conduct and publish original research and writing under the supervision of the senior fellow.

The ideal intern candidate is committed to a more transparent and accountable government, has policy-related Hill experience, experience writing about policy issues or both. Additionally, the candidate is detail-oriented, able to multitask, and capable of working independently. Familiarity with blogging, wikis, and social media is a plus. The candidate must have completed at least two years of college; enrollment or completion of graduate school will be viewed favorably.

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