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Communications Career Digest: October 27th, 2011

COMMUNICATIONS CAREER DIGEST: OCTOBER 27th, 2011

 1.) Corporate Communications Intern
2.) Marketing Fellowship – POST GRAD
3.) Public Affairs Internship – DC
4.) Public Radio Journalism – POST GRAD
5.) American Society of Media Photographers
6.) Children’s Book Council – Jobs & Internships
7.) Writing JOBS
8.) Publishers Lunch
9.) Sports Journalism – Editorial Internship
10.) PUBLIC RELATIONS – Defined

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1) Corporate Communications InternIAC Conmmunications:  (Dartmouth’s Winter or Spring) (Paid)
IAC operates more than 50 Internet businesses across 30 countries including CollegeHumor, Vimeo, Match.com, and Newsweek Daily Beast.    http://www.Click2Apply.net/f966g6f

2) WPP Marketing Fellowship (Three 1-yr. Rotations – POST GRAD):
Rotate through WPP companies, (branding, marketing, advertising, direct marketing, media investment, public relations, etc)  http://www.wpp.com/wpp/careers/marketing/graduates    *  NOV. 10

3) Public Affairs InternThe Dershowitz Group (TDG), Washington DC:
TDG is a public affairs and strategic communications firm servicing policy-based clients, including think tanks, foreign television stations, international humanitarian awards and coalitions of NGO’s.  has intern positions available for the Spring 2012 semester.  Undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in strategic communications (including marketing), foreign policy (such as energy and counter-terrorism), journalism and public relations, are encouraged to apply. *See the NIC online database or http://www.dershowitzgroup.com/intern/  for a full description.  Submit a resume, a cover letter (identifying their dates of availability) and a writing sample to Abram Shanedling  at internships@dershowitzgroup.com

4) NPR Kroc Fellowship – POST GRAD:
Rigorous hands-on training in every aspect of public radio journalism – writing, reporting, producing and editing, for both radio and the web.  (1 yr.)  http://www.npr.org/about/careers/fellowships/kroc.html

5) American Society of Media Photographers – Become a Student Member:
As a member, you are part of the premier trade association for the world’s most respected photographers.  Membership benefits include the guide to professional practices in photography, a listing in the Find A Photographer database, and the ability to network with other photographers in 39 chapters across the country.  https://asmp.org/

6) Children’s Book Council – Jobs & Internships:
Monitor job listings from such publishers as ABRAMS, Bloomsbury, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Scholastic, Simon and Schuster.
http://www.cbcbooks.org/careers.php

7) Writing JOBS:
Monitor job listings in journalism, media, publishing, technical and medical writing. http://www.writejobs.com/jobs/

8.) Publishers Lunch:
Learn about current deals in the publishing industry.  Publishers Lunch is the industry’s “daily essential read,” now shared with well over 30,000 publishing people every day.  Subscribe at http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/lunch/subscribe.html

9) Sports Journalism – Editorial Internship at PressBox:
Work a minimum of 15 hours  writing, editing, proofreading, fact checking and photo editing for newspaper and Web site. (Baltimore) http://www.pressboxonline.com/story.cfm?id=5559

10) PUBLIC RELATIONS – DEFINED:
The activities and strategies used to establish and maintain a organization’s image with the public.  Public relations is the discipline which looks after reputation, with the aim of earning understanding and support and influencing opinion and behavior. It is the planned and sustained effort to establish and maintain goodwill and mutual understanding between an organization and its public.

‘Organization’ can be a business, a profession, a public service, a government body or an organization concerned with health, culture, and education.  ‘Public’ are audiences that are important to the organization. They include customers – existing and potential; employees and management; investors; media; government; suppliers; opinion-formers.

Public Relations Organizations include:

>Public Relations Firms

Conducts programming, research and evaluation, writing and editing, handling information, production and speaking.

>Nonprofit Organizations

Involves training volunteers, promotional activities, fundraising and grant seeking and designing public relations campaigns. Practitioners often have a lot of freedom in writing campaigns and creating publicity. May include working in museums, social service and health care groups, hospitals and different types of professional organizations.

>Corporate Public Relations (dept. within an organization)

Performs trends analysis, issues management and public opinion evaluation. Often is responsible for reporting to the CEO and top executives on media issues.

*For job descriptions,  see “Opportunities in Public Relations and Advertising” and “Opportunities in Event Planning” in Career Services

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