Fallingwater Digital Multimedia Internship

Fallingwater Digital Multimedia Internship

Fallingwater, the architectural masterwork designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is seeking a digital multimedia intern for summer 2017 and potentially periodically throughout fall 2017 and spring 2018.

Description: This is a unique opportunity to work at a world-renowned architectural site, putting your training into practice, enhancing your skills and building experience in the field of public relations and digital communications. The intern will work to support the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s Communications Department in the area of digital communications for Fallingwater’s website, social media and other electronic platforms.

Duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Supporting content management of Fallingwater’s web presence, including taking photographs, recording video and audio, writing content for website and social media, and development of graphics for website and social media.
  • Helping to optimize website images in WordPress.
  • Supporting current social media platforms at Fallingwater.
  • Developing a social media campaign for Fallingwater which will include strategies and objectives to attract, engage and evaluate new and current audiences.
  • Going on assignments for photography and video shoots as necessary.
  • Becoming familiar with the WPC and Fallingwater missions and brainstorm content ideas for new videos, podcasts and other multimedia projects.

Qualifications: We are looking for a qualified student with progress toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree in communications, public relations, design, media arts, marketing or a related field. Qualified candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and provide examples of written and digital work.

Position Duration: Summer 2017. The intern will be expected to work during normal business hours (typically 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.), 30-40 hours per week. There is potential to expand the responsibilities on an as-needed basis through spring 2018.

Location:  Fallingwater is located in rural Mill Run, Pennsylvania (zip code 15464), and is approximately 90 miles southeast from the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). Having a motor vehicle is strongly recommended as there are no stores or amenities within walking distance of onsite housing.

Pay:  This is an hourly paid internship that includes free onsite shared housing. Interns are required to provide their own food, linens, laundry supplies and toiletries.

Application Process:  To apply, email cover letter, resume, two letters of reference and at least two work samples to wpcjobs@paconserve.org and list Digital Multimedia Internship in the subject line. Application deadline is May 5, 2017.

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KinetiGear LLC: Social Media Internship

Description:

KinetiGear LLC (dba BoXZY) is the startup developer of BoXZY, the Rapid-Change FabLab. BoXZY provides users, ranging from novice hobbyist to seasoned professional, with three powerful functions in a single tool of industrial-grade strength. BoXZY utilizes interchangeable attachment heads to rapidly transform into three different machines: CNC Mill, 3D Printer and Laser Engraver, with enhanced precision & power. BoXZY is located in Pittsburgh, PA.

As a BoXZY intern, you will experience the day-to-day at a fast-paced, innovative startup. You will be expected to work hard, present yourself professionally, and to complete training assignments in a timely manner. You’ll work closely with our dynamic team to develop your professional skills and to learn to solve problems with creativity and communication. This internship is located on-site at BoXZY’s TechShop office in Pittsburgh’s Bakery Square and at its production facility at 7800 Susquehanna St. in Homewood. ($9/hour) and part-time

Requirements:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or Writing.
  • Possesses skills in writing, presentation, interpersonal relations, and customer management.
  • Should be a “people person” who enjoys staying current and abreast of latest trends, especially relating to technology.
  • Must be creative, enthusiastic, and adaptable.
  • Must be a team player and flourish in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Prefers challenges, fast pace, new ideas, future focus, and unstructured environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Learn and become comfortable with the BoXZY brand, and develop effective communication strategies around it.
  • Utilize social media to build and engage with a community of fans/followers online by posting frequently across Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram platforms.
  • Create and manage social media content schedule.
  • Create engaging content to accompany posts, including video content, images, relevant news and links, maker projects, etc.
  • Assist with email campaigns, newsletter, and online promotions, as needed.
  • Attend and assist with occasional special events, and create social media content for them.
  • Research and analyze competitor social media strategy and digital marketing.

Questions can be directed to:

Hadley Pratt
Head of Corporate Services
KinetiGear LLC
www.boxzy.com
412-810-0049 ext. 701

Nine Mile Run Watershed Assoc. Internship

Communications Intern Summer 2017

Public Relations Intern — Paid!

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University is inviting applications for a paid position for a summer Public Relations intern to work alongside the directors of Media Relations in executing publicity strategies and external/internal communications on behalf of the school and its constituencies. This is an excellent learning opportunity for someone seeking a future career in corporate communications, publicity or media, or public relations.

Deadline for applications is 4:00 p.m. Monday April 5, 2017.

The responsibilities of this position will include:

Media identificationresearch on specific journalists, media outlets, social media and issues. This responsibility will also include use of targeting software to build/update media lists and to develop tailored pitches and pitching profiles.

Writingdrafting web stories, news releases, media advisories, message points, pitches, social media messages, internal communiques and correspondence. Knowledge and competency in AP style required.

Working with faculty and students to write about events, research and more.

News tracking activitiesmonitoring, research and preparation of analytics on news coverage of the school, school community and specific topics. This will also include identifying and working with news clips and online resources.

Event coverage – attending presentations, lectures, competitions or special events to write or post to social media.

Outreach activities – attending meetings with stakeholders and journalists and assisting with the execution of PR programs and events, which may require a myriad of tasks such as working a registration table or running errands.

Internal activities – assist website, internal outlets, social media and collateral to support strategic priorities.

General duties to support the school and communications team.

Qualifications required:

Currently enrolled in college and studying communications, journalism or public relations.

Excellent oral and written communications skills.

Multimedia skills preferred; proficient in the use of social media and MS Office applications.

Positive attitude and ability to work well with others and as a member of a team.

Term: 11 weeks, beginning June 5, 2017 and ending August 21, 2017 (some flexibility)

Locations: Primarily at 6 PPG Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. An indeterminate amount of time will be spent weekly on the CMU campus: 5000 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

Hours: Standard hours for this position are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. However, the PR intern may be required to assist with events that require work during the evening and on weekends.

To Apply: Please send an electronic resume and cover letter to Mara Falk: marafalk@cmu.edu. Please include 3-5 writing samples (story, news release, etc.) and feel free to add a maximum of three video, photography and social media samples.

Western PA Disability History and Action Consortium

Western PA Disability History and Action Consortium

The mission of the Western PA Disability History and Action Consortium is to preserve and honor the historic struggle of Western Pennsylvanians with disabilities to attain human and civil rights. The Consortium educates the public about disability history in order to improve community access, participation and equal opportunity, and to ensure disability rights through existing and new policies and laws.

Job Description

Communications Manager (contractor position)

Begins March 1, 2017
Ends August 1, 2017
Up to 15 hours per month
Reports to Project Director

Responsibilities of the Communications Manager:

  • Updates and maintains the Consortium website (training on WordPress to be provided)
  • Updates and maintains key communications documents (website files, press releases, fact sheets, brochure, photos, letterhead, etc.)
  • Develops and writes monthly blog post for website.
  • Writes, edits and proofreads press releases, reports, letters and other documents as directed.
  • Communicates news to Consortium steering committee and advisory committee as directed.
  • Maintains Consortium’s social media presence through Facebook and blog posts.
  • Promotes coverage of Consortium’s efforts in traditional media (newspapers, newsletters, TV, radio)
  • Maintains supply of Consortium brochures and implements distribution.
  • Acts as spokesperson for Consortium in news media and in other contexts.
  • Coordinates approval process for statements made on behalf of the Consortium.

Ideal candidate for this position will have:

-Excellent writing, speaking, and organizational skills.
-Experience in sustaining social media presence for a project or organization.
-Experience in traditional media relations.
-Interest in or experience with disability rights advocacy.
-Ability to supervise clerical, design, and related contractors.

For information, contact Tina Calabro, 412-818-9169, tina.calabro@verizon.net

ZeusWolf

Internship opportunity for Summer 2017

ZeusWolf is an insightful, cool site that is emerging into a household Hip Hop name. We’re a publication that offers interviews, op-ed pieces, articles, new music, concerts, original content, and more. We’ve worked with well-known artists, have had viral Facebook success, and continue to grow daily.

They would love to offer credit to students for writing submissions. This would be a great opportunity for journalism/communication students to get real world experience at a growing publication, and to receive a level of autonomy unobtainable by bigger websites.

Please contact:
Zach Hurwitz
CEO/Founder ZeusWolf
(908) 229-0180
www.ZeusWolf.com
https://www.facebook.com/ZeusWolfTunes
Instagram/Twitter: @_ZeusWolf

Office of Frankie DiCarlantonio

Frankie DiCarlantonio a candidate for public office for a city-wide position in City of Steubenville, Ohio is looking for a student who would be able to work in a remote location for this internship and would work in forms of communications for the campaign including social media management, public position comments, media management, fundraising communication, and many other forms as well. About 75 percent of the job can be done at any time that is good for the candidate while the other 25 percent would have to be done during the business day. As long as the student has access to a computer, an internet connection, and a phone – he or she will be able to do the job.

The internship would be unpaid and would need 15 to 20 hours per week to complete.
Students are welcome to contact him with their application.

Frank DiCarlantonio III, CMP, MCMI
Mayoral Candidate, City of Steubenville
Director of Business Operations, Scaffidi Restaurant Group
frank@frankdicarlantonio.com
Mobile: 1-740-381-6053
Office: 1-740-314-5233 X200

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