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High Country News – Editor Meet & Greet

High Country News Executive Director Paul Larmer will be on campus the afternoon of Friday, May 13. He’s coming here to recognize HCN founder Tom Bell, who will receive an honorary doctorate from UW this semester. “I can tell you, the High Country News internship was one of the most rewarding and valuable experiences of my life,” said Emilene Ostlind, editor of Western Confluence magazine, which is published by the UW Haub School.

If you would like to join a lively discussion with Paul about independent environmental journalism, the HCN internship program, Tom Bell’s legacy in the West, or other such thought-provoking topics, please join us in the Kendall House living room at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 13. (The Kendall House is at 804 Fremont St, near the Classroom Building).

This will be a very casual conversation. Please forward this invitation to any students or others who may be interested in joining.

Summer Multimedia Internship at Pew Research Center

Organization Overview

Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research in the areas of U.S. politics and policy views; media and journalism; internet and technology; religion and public life; Hispanic trends; global attitudes and U.S. social and demographic trends. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts. Pew Research Center’s work is carried out by a staff of 130.

Position Summary

The summer internship is a paid internship opportunity during the summer of 2015 (beginning in May or June 2015) for undergraduate students in their junior or senior year, recent college graduates, or graduate level students with an interest in digital video journalism. The Multimedia Intern will work to create visually compelling digital content to disseminate Pew Research Center’s findings and analysis to its key target audiences. Working under the supervision of the Art Director, they will help to conceptualize and create compelling ways to disseminate Center research through video, motion graphics, data visualization and animation.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create fast-turnaround, high-quality video and motion-graphics products that adhere to Center design and data standards, for distribution via multiple channels including the Pew Research web site, social media, partner web sites, YouTube, Vimeo, etc.
  • Act as primary production resource for all phases of video production, including shooting, audio engineering, lighting and editing at Pew Research and remote locations
  • Provide guidance to other staff on fundamentals of video production
  • Work with other members of digital and communications teams to measure the success of multimedia offerings via analysis of web and social media analytics

Education/Training /Experience

  • Experience with all phases of creating high quality video, motion graphics or other multimedia products in a news or academic environment

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Excellent editorial judgment and proven ability to create high quality digital video products
  • Interest in data journalism and presentation, and exacting standards to maintain accuracy in all work products
  • Knowledge of digital video cameras, audio and lighting principles
  • Experience with digital editing and motion-graphics software (FinalCut, AfterEffects, Motion, etc.) and knowledge of digital video compression and rendering standards
  • Knowledge of social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, etc.) and interest in using social media for content distribution and marketing
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Application Procedure

Applicant should send a résumé, cover letter (indicating where you learned of the opening) and portfolio/demo-reel links to careers@pewresearch.org. Responses can also be mailed to:

Human Resources Department
Pew Research Center
1615 L Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC  20036

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Summer Journalism at NYU

Summer Journalism at NYU is an experience you won’t forget. We have a variety of classes for pre-college and college students, and one graduate multimedia production course, which is the course we are highlighting this week.

The Story We See is a four-week intensive multimedia class that is perfect for anyone wanting to improve or solidify their skills. You’ll report, shoot, edit, and publish a complete multimedia story. Two, actually. Taught by the highly experienced Adrian Mihai, it’s faced-paced, hands-on, hard work and–by student accounts–very memorable and rewarding.

Regarding other courses, this summer we’ve added three new ones to our already diverse line-up–Sports!, The Profilers, and a classic from our regular academic year, The Beat, with a long-time favorite professor, Frank Flaherty, which runs as a special 9-week course. First session courses start May 26 and second session courses run from July 7 to August 13.

Visit our website for a list of all the courses offered and to find out more about the program. Still have questions? Check out our FAQs, contact us at summer.journalism@nyu.edu, or connect with us on Facebook! Like our page to interact with current and prospective students, ask questions, and to keep up with the latest news about Summer Journalism.

Insider’s Perspective to Political Campaigning, Speechwriting, and the State Dept.

What: Case Button – Veteran Political Speechwriter & Campaigner – will discuss his insider’s perspective on his time working with former Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. This talk will be of interest for students who want to be involved with campaign work, political communication, speechwriting, or working within the State Department. Networking is always a good thing!

* If you’re a journalism student and want experience covering a speech or political personnel, this is a good opportunity as well.

When: Feb. 24 @ 11 a.m.

Where: Geology Building 216

* Reception with pizza and refreshments to follow the speech

Environmental Journalism & Science Writing Workshop at the Haub School

This summer, former Outside magazine editor Abe Streep is offering a four-week workshop on the ins and outs of environmental journalism and science writing. During the course, students will find, pitch, report and write a piece of narrative environmental journalism. Daily assignments will include readings and critiques of students’ work, and guest speakers will include editors at national magazines. This summer course will meet May 26 – June 19, Monday through Thursday, from 9:10 – 11:35 am.

Interested students should submit an application consisting of two paragraph-long synopses of environmental stories they think they might like to cover, as well as a brief description of an environmental book or story they’ve found influential. Applications should be submitted by March 1. Click here for details.

Job and Internship Fairs

Job Fair Details

Business, Government, Non-Profit, Agriculture: Tuesday, Feb. 17

(STEM) Science Technology Engineering & Math: Wednesday, Feb. 18

100 employers will be on campus over two days seeking qualified students 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Union Ballroom.  Come prepared.

Featured Employers:

  •  Denver Police Department
  • State of Wyoming
  • Peace Corps
  • Target
  • Union Pacific
  • S. Department of State
  • S. Senator John Barrasso
  • S. Senator Mike Enzi
  • USDA Ag Statistics Service
  • WestCare
  • Yellowstone Boys & Girls Ranch

See attached file for current list and visit UW2Career for job listings.

Drop-in resume critiques

Thursday, Friday, & Monday at the Wyoming Union Vedauwoo Room (old First Interstate Bank area) 11-2 each day.

Call (307) 766 2398 for more information. uwyo.edu/cacs

Summer Journalism Institute at NYU

Summer Journalism at NYU provides both for an experience you won’t forget. We have a variety of classes for pre-college and college students, and one graduate multimedia production course.

This summer we’ve added three new courses to our already diverse line-up–Sports!, The Profilers, and a classic from our regular academic year, The Beat, with a long-time favorite professor, Frank Flaherty, which runs as a special 9-week course. First session courses start May 26 and second session courses run from July 7 to August 13.

Visit our website for a list of all the courses offered and to find out more about the program. Still have questions? Check out our FAQs, contact us at summer.journalism@nyu.edu, or connect with us on Facebook! Like our page to interact with current and prospective students, ask questions, and to keep up with the latest news about Summer Journalism.

— Andrea Rosenberg

Internship: Graphic Design for UW Institutional Marketing

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN/ASSISTANT

Graphic design intern/assistant wanted as support for University of Wyoming Institutional Marketing. We are looking for a bright, motivated and creative individual who wants hands-on graphic design experience. Duties will include both web and print graphics. Must have a firm understanding of graphic protocol for each platform.

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Experience in industry standard software: Adobe Creative Suite: primarily InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator skills also desired
  • Willingness to take direction and respond well to advice and creative notes
  • Good organizational skills and detail-oriented
  • Able to think resourcefully, creatively and proactively while working within an established brand standards manual.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines!
  • Junior/senior standing preferred but not necessary.

Please submit three samples of design and corresponding source files work and three work-related references.

This is a part-time, unpaid internship opportunity for college credit.

For consideration, contact Patrick Owen, Institutional Marketing Graphic Designer at powen@uwyo.edu by Feb. 17, 2015

Social Media Apprenticeship Opportunity

Bright Agrotech, LLC is looking for a volunteer intern to assist with social media. Check out the details.

 

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