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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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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.

Heinz Summer Water Internship — Paid!

The Pittsburgh Collaboratory for Water Research, Education, and Outreach in the Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking two talented and motivated undergraduates for four-month paid summer internships (May-August 2018). The interns will work with a partner organization that interact with water systems (e.g., NGOs, municipality, agency, community, or other water practitioners). Interns will receive a $4,000 stipend and a $500 research budget.  Applications are encouraged from across the University of Pittsburgh campus, regardless of major, school or departmental affiliation.

Applicants should submit an application package that includes: (a) A research proposal (as described below); (b) A one-page cover letter that describes why they are interested in this position; (c) college transcript(s), (d) a recommendation letter, and (e) a letter of commitment from the partner organization. Applications should be emailed as a single pdf to niznik@pitt.edu  by 03/01/18.  Recommenders can email their letters directly to niznik@pitt.edu.

Research proposals should address locally and/or regionally relevant water issues including but not limited to water quality, quantity, and the impact of water on local ecosystems. Proposals that address the intersection between water and social or health issues are also encouraged. The proposal should describe the importance of the research question and the method through which it will be addressed. The proposal should also identify a partner organization(s). Applicants can contact the partner organization directly or work with the Water Collaboratory faculty (Drs. Emily Elliott, Daniel Bain, Eitan Shelef, and Brian Thomas) to identify matching partner organizations.

 Applicants will be selected based on the quality of their proposal and application materials, and will be informed by 04/01/18 regarding acceptance of their application. During Spring 2018, the selected applicants will meet with representatives of the Water Collaboratory and partner organization/s to map their internship scope, goals, schedule, and deliverables. The interns will be mentored by representatives of the Water Collaboratory and the partner organization.  The expected deliverables include a written report and a presentation.

 This internship is a great opportunity to “get your feet wet” with your own research on water issues, and to influence the critical intersection between water and urban environments. If you have any questions please contact the Water Collaboratory listed above (contact information for Collaboratory faculty can be found here: http://www.geology.pitt.edu/people/faculty).

Pitt Global Studies PR & Publications Internship

Publications/Public Relations Intern (for credit or tuition remission)

Pitt’s Global Studies Center (GSC) seeks an intern (graduate or undergraduate), for the fall semester (fall 2017), who will help with the various publicity, 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 events, all with an international and educational focus. As the GSC intern, the student will also attend innovative events to gather content and interview people for articles, which will be featured in GSC publications.

The internship position will require excellent written and oral communication skills, with an emphasis on writing in a consistent voice and tone reflective of GSC’s mission, to better promote and bring awareness to our multi-faceted goals. Interns will also be required to have knowledge of creating online content for social media and websites, along with an understanding of how to write public relations copy for a variety of audiences and purposes and to design eye catching and innovative fliers. Ideally, the GSC intern will also have a working knowledge of Adobe InDesign and SEO (search engine optimization), though these skills are not required. The internship will require 10-15 hours per week and students can earn 3 credits if they take the corresponding internship course or they can receive tuition remission.

Students are requested to go to http://www.ucis.pitt.edu/global/content/global-studies-student-ambassador-fellowship-and-gsc-internships to submit an application. (Please note the deadline has been postponed) and they should send links of their work or copies of flier created to Elaine Linn at eel58@pitt.edu

Humanities Center Media Fellowship — Paid!

The Humanities Media Fellowship is a paid position that offers an opportunity for an undergraduate student at the University of Pittsburgh to plan, produce, and promote media projects that bring humanities-related projects to a broader audience. These projects will build on the success of the Year of Humanities podcasts, a series of interviews with visitors to Pitt’s campus during the Year of the Humanities in the University (available here:https://soundcloud.com/humanities-pitt).
The fellow will be expected to work with the staff of the Humanities Center and WPTS Radio to produce at least one podcast per month of at least 30 minutes length. The position will provide a stipend of $300 per month from January, 2017 through April, 2017, with the possibility of working summer months (May-August) depending on availability.
New and creative ways to produce content and engage audiences—beyond the established interview format—are encouraged. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in the humanities, some audio editing experience, and a desire to create a broader audience for the kind of thinking that takes place in humanities departments at Pitt (a full list of humanities departments is available here: www.humanities.pitt.edu).
Please submit a résumé and cover letter to the Humanities Center at humctr@pitt.edu.
The cover letter should address the applicant’s experience with and commitment to the humanities.
The deadline for
applications is
October 21, 2016.

University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics Internship Seminar! (4-credit class)

Earn four credits and work at a political office as an intern!

Are you interested in politics? Students from any major can apply for the University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics Seminar, where students work in a political office (local, state, or federal) for 9 hours a week and attend a once a week seminar.

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Peer Advising Internship

The Arts & Sciences Advising Center is looking for Peer Advisors! For the Spring Semester, the deadline to apply is November 7. Applications are available in 201 Thackeray, or can be downloaded at the links below! 2014 Peer Advisor Flyer 2 (1)