Pitt News Needs Summer Staff!

Pitt News Needs Summer Staff!

Hello Pitt students!

The Pitt News is taking applications for writers, photographers, illustrators and copy editors for its weekly summer editions.

 

Nine summer editions will be published every Wednesday, excluding the week of July 4. Summer production begins the third week of May and continues regularly throughout June and July, with one additional edition at the end of August. New hires are welcome to continue working at TPN when daily production start up again for the 2018 fall term.

The Pitt News has a reputation of excellence with employers. Many of our staff have gone on to successful careers in journalism, communication and marketing as well as careers in other fields where their work at our publication and the skills they gained through it was a bright spot on their resume.

Prior experience in journalism is not necessary. New hires will receive training as well as opportunities to strengthen their skills as a writer, artist and/or photographer.

Photographers are paid by the picture, illustrators by the drawing, copy editors by the hour and writers by the character.

Staff members are expected to communicate well and handle flexible hours. Pittsburgh-based staff members are needed, although writers, copy editors and illustrators may also work from outside of the city.

If you are interested in working with us, please fill out an application at https://pittnews.com/application/ and indicate in the questions/comments section that you would like to begin work in the summer. Questions can be sent to news@pittnews.com.

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

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Congressional Leadership Fund Internship

The Congressional Leadership Fund is an organization based out of D.C. dedicated to supporting Republican candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives is looking for interns in the area. This internship is open to local students interested in politics. We are very excited to rollout this program and provide young adults a chance to get involved in the extraordinary political processes of our country.

With so many topics headlining today’s political conversation, it’s critical for young adults to have their voices heard.  This is one of the main goals of our internship program and past interns have found the program to be particularly helpful in enhancing their resumes for graduate school and job applications.  This internship could also be valuable in fulfilling a community service or internship requirement for students.

If you have any questions, please contact Will Betts at WBetts@theclf.org or 412-613-8118 or see the website at http://www.congressionalleadershipfund.org/internships/

Pitt School of Pharmacy Internship

The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy’s Community Leadership & Innovation in Practice (CLIP) Center isseeking an engaged communications intern (graduate or undergraduate), for the 2018 summer term. The intern will help with the various marketing, publications, and social/digital media produced by the Center. The intern will have the opportunity to create social media posts, write and edit public relations copy, and produce digital and hard-copy publicity materials for a variety of projects. The intern will interact with various members from our team of faculty,
residents, fellows, students, and partners in a collaborative learning environment. The internship will be required to work 15-16 hours per week and students can earn 3 credits if they take corresponding internship courses. Work schedule is flexible to meet the needs of the intern. Shared workspace is available with School of Pharmacy Faculty
and Staff.

Who We Are:
An engaged team of faculty, residents, fellows, students, and partners dedicated to advancing the way pharmacy is practiced in our communities, regionally, nationally and across the globe. We believe every person should have access to pharmacist-provided care in their communities. We are committed to ensuring the best practice tools,
education, and policies are widely accessible to make a difference in the way people achieve better health.

CLIP Center Mission
Advancing pharmacy practice and the health of people in our communities through discovery, innovation, training, implementation, and collaboration with our partners and patients.

CLIP Center Vision
To be a dynamic center known for leading and creating community-based pharmacist innovations, pioneering novel approaches to education, developing collaborative research, and implementing sustainable pharmacist-provided care.

Requirements:
 Excellent oral and written communications skills
 Ability to write in a voice and tone that is reflective of the CLIP Center mission and vision
 Strong skills with developing online content for social media and websites
 Comfort with working in a collaborative team-based environment of various faculty, staff, and learners
 The internship will require 15-16 hours per week and students can earn 3 credits if they take the corresponding internship course.
Preferred Skills:
 Interest in having exposure to health care related communications projects
Students may submit CV/resume and 1-3 pieces of their best work to Joni Carroll (CLIP Center Pharmacist Senior Program Manager) via email at Joni.Carroll@pitt.edu for internship consideration.

Democracy Fund Internships — Paid!

The Democracy Fund is looking for summer 2018 interns! Open positions include:

  • Public Square
  • Elections
  • Strategy Impact
  • Learning
  • Communications & Network
  • Governance

The Democracy Fund offers a paid internship program in an inclusive environment that gives students and recent graduates the unique opportunity to make important professional contributions to our work. The pay rate is $21/hour for undergraduate interns and $25/hour for graduate level interns.

The Democracy Fund is committed to a diverse workplace, seeking voices and expertise from people from across the political spectrum. Our board, staff, advisors, and grantees include Republicans, Democrats, and Independents. The Democracy Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer, where we encourage candidates of all ages, color, ethnic background, country of origin, religion, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity to apply.

For more information, please visit: https://www.democracyfund.org/page/jobs#CNI

Pitt Athletics Internship — Paid!

Pitt Athletics: Academy for Sports Marketing

Apply here: http://www.pittsource.com/postings/152677

There are five to ten positions available in the Academy for Sports Marketing within Pitt Athletics. Each intern will work every home football game, as well as other sporting events as assigned. In addition, each intern will be assigned to a full-time Pitt Athletics Marketing staff member for the school year. Interns will be responsible for working office hours to assist in the development and execution of the marketing plan/game presentation responsibilities for their assigned supervisor.

The internship begins in July on a date decided in the future. Each position is limited to working a maximum of 20 hours per week during the academic year and will be paid on an hourly basis.

This internship provides the opportunity for students to gain a comprehensive knowledge of inner workings of a Division 1 athletic program in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Interns will receive hands-on experience by assisting the marketing efforts at home games for football, basketball, and other sports as assigned.

Woodville Plantation PR & Social Media Internship

About Woodville
Woodville Plantation is a c.1775 plantation home built and owned by John Neville,
Neville was a Federal Tax Collector during the Whiskey Rebellion. The home
served as a fully functioning plantation during the occupation of the Nevilles. The
home was sold to the Cowan family in 1815, who made most of the changes to the
home. It passed, through marriage, to the Wrenshall then Faucet families. In 1975
the home came into the possession of the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks
Foundation and the Neville House Associates Inc. was formed to manage the day
to day operation of the house. The Neville House Associates, Inc. took over
ownership of the home in 2007. The home operates as a historic house museum
interpreting the history of the Whiskey Rebellion and early American life in
Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Job Description
Woodville Plantation is seeking a Public Relations student that is interested in
promoting the history of Woodville to the local public through social media, web
and print based outlets. Though Woodville’s open season is March – December,
we have many important events during that time that need to be well publicized.
The ideal candidate would be able to develop a schedule for advertising and work
with staff to create cohesive event promotion as well as site publications. The job
can largely be done remotely with a few visits to the site to get oriented.

Please submit a letter of interest which includes any relevant experience to
woodvillesitedirector@gmail.com

Woodville Plantation Website Intern

Woodville Plantation is a c.1775 plantation home built and owned by John Neville,
Neville was a Federal Tax Collector during the Whiskey Rebellion. The home
served as a fully functioning plantation during the occupation of the Nevilles. The
home was sold to the Cowan family in 1815, who made most of the changes to the
home. It passed, through marriage, to the Wrenshall then Faucet families. In 1975
the home came into the possession of the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks
Foundation and the Neville House Associates Inc. was formed to manage the day
to day operation of the house. The Neville House Associates, Inc. took over
ownership of the home in 2007. The home operates as a historic house museum
interpreting the history of the Whiskey Rebellion and early American life in
Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Job Description
Woodville Plantation is seeking a Digital Media intern to rebuild our website and
assess our digital presence. The ideal candidate would have the ability to design a
new website using WordPress for the plantation as well as Wayne’s Legion, the
reenactment group associated with the site.

Please submit a letter of interest which includes any relevant experience to
woodvillesitedirector@gmail.com Be advised that we will be requesting a portfolio
to review if you are selected to move forward with the process.