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Eberly College at WVU seeks intern for development office

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office is pleased to offer a paid summer internship for May 15th- August 15th. The intern will work in the Development Office on variety of projects related to the ECAS Strategic Plan and State of Minds Capital Campaign. Applicants need to have excellent writing and editing skills, the ability to communicate with a wide variety of individuals, the capability of being a self-starter, and vigorous attention to details. Experience with high-level fundraising is a plus.
The intern will be responsible for assisting the Associate Director of Development and the Operations Coordinator with daily tasks, to include but not limited to: alumni relations, fundraising efforts, social media assistance in event planning, and general office support. Management of online content will be a large responsibility. This includes website content and engagement in social networking sites: Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. This person will be responsible for website updates and maintenance, for Eberly College and its departmental pages. This includes uploading content. Previous experience with Slate software is preferred, but not required.In addition to these tasks, the following is involved:

A strong Journalism or English background is preferred.
The internship will require you to work 20 hours a week – scheduling of those hours is flexible. Some evening and weekend hours may be required on occasion.
The intern will report directly to Amanda Dymacek, the Associate Director of Development for the Eberly College. If interested, please send a letter of inquiry along with one writing sample, and two professional references to Amanda Dymacek, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, West Virginia University, 201 Woodburn Hall, PO Box 6286, Morgantown WV 26506. Questions and electronic applications may be submitted to Amanda.dymacek@mail.wvu.edu.The deadline for submission is May 5.

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WVU Foundation seeks paid intern for Office of Donor Relations

Paid Summer Internship in the Office of Donor Relations
WVU Foundation

Description: The Office of Donor Relations is currently seeking a summer intern to assist with writing projects for A State of Minds: The Campaign for West Virginia’s University. Primarily, the intern will assist the Director of Donor Relations/Campaign Coordinator with drafting content for a campaign report, which is scheduled to be released early August. Other projects will include electronic communications, campaign marketing and social media.

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Ryan's Rally seeks social media intern

Ryan’s Rally LLC is looking for a public relations intern to help manage their social networking. The intern would work 15-20 hours each week for eight weeks.

Ryan’s Rally is a fundraising effort to help support the cost of medical care for Ryan Diviney, a former WVU student who was brutally beaten in 2009 and has since been in a coma.

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Put some life in your Dead Week! Attend the News Trivia Bowl--May 1

WVU’s First Annual News Trivia Bowl, sponsored by the School of Journalism’s chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, will be this Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Mountainlair’s Gluck Theater. Admission is free, but all attendees are asked to donate $1 for The Rack, which helps to feed financially strapped WVU students.

The WVU New Trivia Bowl is a fun quiz-show format testing knowledge of news and news trivia. Four three-person teams will compete; two semifinals followed immediately by the final. The winning team gets a trophy and $150. There will be free snacks and door prizes. Josh Copen, WFGM morning show host and comedian, will emcee the event!

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Google executive to serve as keynote speaker at School of Journalism Commencement ceremony

The future is media is now. That’s the message graduates from the WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism can expect to hear at this year’s May commencement ceremony.Richard Gingras

Richard Gingras, Senior Director of News and Social Products at Google, will deliver the keynote address at the School’s 2013 Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18 at 9:30 a.m. at the WVU Creative Arts Center.

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WVU journalism professor, students win international and regional awards

WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism (SOJ) students and faculty continue to earn national and international recognition for their outstanding work.

Earlier this month, Assistant Professor Dana Coester earned the Broadcast Education Association’s (BEA) highest honor at the 2013 Festival of Media Arts. She was presented the “Best of Festival” award in the Faculty Interactive Multimedia Competition for the “Mobile Main Street” project, an initiative to engage small-community organizations, businesses and media in mobile app development and marketing to help fuel economic development in local communities.

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Eberly College at WVU seeks marketing and communications intern

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Communications Office is seeking one Communications and Marketing intern.

This paid position is a wonderful opportunity for a mature, self-directed, motivated student to gain experience in writing, marketing and communications, while building a marketable portfolio. Interns are expected to produce professional work for publication under the guidance of the Director of Marketing and Communications. This is a true professional writing position that the right student will find challenging and rewarding.

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WVU CPASS needs intern for multimedia work this summer

The WVU College of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences (CPASS) is looking for an intern to assist with multimedia, production, and post-production of live events including distribution and maintenance of a library of final products. Digital editing, designing for print media and the Web, and excellent Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite skills needed. Excellent communication skills required. Some travel and other office duties may be required. Fax resume and references to (304)293-6942 or email videographer12@gmail.com.

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College of Engineering seeks design intern

The Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources is seeking an undergraduate intern to specialize in graphic design for the Statler College’s outreach and recruitment office. This student’s main responsibility will be developing designs for flyers and t-shirts, assisting with the design and compilation of recruitment materials, and updating the website.

This student will work with outside suppliers, WVU trademark and licensing, and various constituents across the Statler College and WVU as a whole. The responsibilities are not limited to this, and may also include scheduling photo shoots, compiling information for recruitment material, and keeping recruitment and outreach displays up to date.

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