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Sunlight Foundation Seeks "Party Time" Intern

The Sunlight Foundation and its popular Party Time project have an opening for a full-time, paid intern starting immediately in Washington, D.C. The job is ideal for college or graduate students majoring in journalism, political science or other students interested in politics and government.

The Sunlight Foundation is a non-partisan, non-profit organization in Washington, D.C. that is on the cutting edge of technology, transparency and accountability. We use the power of the Internet to enable citizens to learn more about what their elected representatives are doing, thus helping reduce corruption.

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The Washington Post seeks graphics director

The Washington Post is looking for a hands-on leader to run our top-notch, award-winning graphics department. From charting to cartography, from 3-D modeling to HTML5 interactives, the graphics staff creates innovative visual story approaches that bring clarity to the complex. The team is annually recognized as one of the premier information design groups in journalism.

The Graphics Director will lead this team’s daily output, focusing on both breaking news turnarounds and high-end, long-range enterprise for print and online. The director will strategize with other Visual Department leaders to chart The Post’s future in visual storytelling, with particular attention to emerging digital and mobile forms. The Post places a premium on self-starters who embrace a collaborative approach.

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Martin-Hall Agency plans for first meeting

The Martin-Hall Agency, WVU’s student-run integrated marketing agency will be having its first meeting on Wednesday, August 29th at 6 pm in room 205 of Martin Hall.

We are looking for the best students in a variety of majors, such as advertising, public relations, business, marketing, graphic design, and many others. If you’re looking to gain professional experience and want to see what your future career will be like, come join the Martin-Hall Agency. Refreshments will be provided.

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2013 West Virginia Business Plan Competition

The WVU College of Business and Economics has announced the 2013 West Virginia Business Plan Competition, which is open to all majors. The winner will receive a $10,000 prize.

For more information, go to www.be.wvu.edu/bpc. Interested students should submit a 3-5 page summary of their business plans by September 28, 2012.

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SOJ equipment policy and hours

During the semester you may check out equipment to do your assignments. That equipment is very expensive. You are responsible to bring it back in the condition you found it. Damage to, or loss of equipment will be paid for by you.

You need to return equipment immediately after completing your assignment. Just because you will be going back to work on your story a week later does not mean you keep equipment for the week in between, unless you are in an introduction to photography class.

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The Times West Virginian seeks multimedia reporter

The Times West Virginian, a seven-day, award-winning newspaper in Fairmont, W.Va., has an immediate opening for a full-time multimedia reporter. The reporter will be responsible for covering city council, higher education, breaking news and general assignments. Strong consideration will be given to the candidate who is gifted in translating “government-ese” and relating to the reader why the story is important.

The candidate should have multimedia experience, including basic photography and videography, social media and be able to make simple updates to a website. The candidate should have a journalism background with a degree in journalism or a related field. Experience is preferred.

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WVU RTDNA and SPJ to hold first fall 2012 semester meetings Aug. 27

WVU’s chapters of The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) and Society for Professional Journalists (SPJ) will hold a combined meeting on Monday, August 27th at 7pm in Room 101 Martin Hall.

To learn more about RTDNA visit http://journalism.wvu.edu/current_students/clubs_organizations/rtdna.

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