Watch the Communication Studies Major Overview Video and Orientation Materials

Please watch the video major overview for all Communication Studies concentrations:

Spring 2021 Academic Advising Walkthrough from Jason Wrench on Vimeo. Closed captions: Spring 2021 Academic Advising Walkthrough_otter.ai (1).

https://newpaltz.knowmia.com/Qi7F

Here is the presentation:

CMM TO Spring 2021 Presentation

Every student must know how to read their DegreeWorks progress report: Tour of Progress Report – Transfers & First Year

Our department requires students to use the My Schedule Planner tool for creating their class schedule before meeting with their advisor. Please watch the tutorials: https://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/dmjnews/2020/03/09/use-my-schedule-planner/

Go through the Advising Checklist: Transfer-Advising-Checklist_for Fall 2021

Internships are OPTIONAL for Comm majors. Understand the requirements to be eligible to do an internship, by reading this post.

Website and Social Media Internship With Nava Atlas

Nava Atlas is offering a website management and social media internship next semester. They are looking for a journalism, communications or media management major.

The internship will involve growing and maintaining two websites, creating content for their sites and managing their social media.

The websites include:

  • Literary Ladies Guide celebrates the lives and work of classic women authors (with a secondary subject of women journalists from the past).
  • The Vegan Atlas is a site featuring vegan recipes and lifestyle.

Internships activities would include (remote training can be provided):

  • Create 2 to 3 new posts per week on mutually agreed upon topics.
  • Learn what goes into creating good content for the web.
  • Learn some fine points on SEO (Search Engine Optimization), which helps posts become
    evergreen and findable through Google and other search engines.
  • Create shareable graphics for Facebook and Pinterest using Canva or graphics program of your choice.
  • Maintain and continue to build social media accounts, including Facebook, Instagram and
    Pinterest. Develop strategies and keep records of metrics to see what’s working, and build on
    successes.

This has always been a partially remote internship, so this would work well now as a 100% remote internship.

To apply, email navaatlas@mac.com.

Social Media & Marketing Internship with Redwing Blackbird Theater

The Redwing Blackbird Theater is looking for an intern for this spring with an interest in increasing the visibility of RBT. Social media interests and experience are definitely a plus!

Internship can be completed virtually or in-person when social distancing can be observed.

Redwing Blackbird Theater is based on Main St. in Rosendale, NY with a local, national & international presence.

Intern responsibilities might include but not limited to:

  • Website updates to redwingblackbirdtheater.com (hosted by Squarespace)
  • Instagram updates — @redwing.blackbird.theater
  • Regular list serve updates & mailings
  • Promotion of socially distanced puppet museum tours for small family “pods,” with a focus on homeschoolers & their parents
  • New grant proposal writing & ongoing grant fulfillment reporting

To apply, email Amy Trompetter at amy.trompetter@gmail.com.

Marketing Internship for Hale Advisors

Marketing internship for Hale Advisors

Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated intern to join our team and help facilitate with our organization’s project goals. In this position, you will be expected to learn the ins-and-outs of daily routines and procedures to help our team run efficiently.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Include but are not limited to the following:

  • Research and various writing assignments
  • Have a love of Digital Marketing and an excitement to learn more
  • Facilitate in content creation for clients
  • Continuous updating on client projects
  • Social Media monitoring and posting
  • Research creative holiday gifts to then order, organize and send to clients during the holiday season
  • Assisting on any other projects to help support the staff

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Must be above 18 years old and enrolled in an accredited university, preferably in business, marketing, journalism, or public relations
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Energetic and eager to take on new projects and ideas
  • Ability to prioritize/execute to achieve desired company and project goals

 

Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA): Our standard non-disclosure agreement must be signed prior to start.

Send resume, cover letter and a writing sample to Marie Hull marie@haleadvisors.com  before Nov. 9 to be considered

Communications 12-Month Internship with Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center is looking for Outreach and Communications interns for a 12-month paid internship, starting in January 2021 and ending in December 2021.

This is a remote internship, but with the possibility of working at their headquarters in Washington, D.C., when the city reopens.

Responsibilities

  • Build and post stories from journalist grantees for their website
  • Assist with event coordination and participate in events and webinars
  • Research and write “Behind the Story” profiles about journalist grantees
  • Write and post blogs’ updates related to reporting content, events, and news about the Pulitzer Center
  • Support production of multimedia and related media assets of journalists’ projects
  • Contribute to and maintain online profiles, social networking sites and channels (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube)
  • Assist in design and distribution of event flyers and promotional materials
  • Additional responsibilities as required

Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • A passion for news, with a demonstrated interest in, and familiarity with, current international affairs
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong writing and editing skills; familiarity with AP Style
  • Experience using a content management system such as Drupal or WordPress
  • Creativity and enthusiasm
  • Ability to work independently, along with comfort in a remote work environment

Not required, but desirable skills:

  • Graphic design
  • Familiarity with HTML
  • Video and/or audio production and editing
  • Adobe Creative Cloud expertise, with experience in at least one of the following applications: Premiere, Photoshop, and InDesign

*Please note that due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Pulitzer Center is currently working remotely. Candidates should have stable high-speed internet access and a laptop or desktop computer with a webcam and microphone. We anticipate returning to the office at least part of the work week once Washington, D.C., safely reopens.*

Compensation

Interns receive a $2,600 stipend per month.

To Apply

Please submit your application using this form (If you have any difficulties with the application form, please send a message to jobs@pulitzercenter.org.)

Deadline: Applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis, giving an advantage to early applicants. Last day to apply is Monday, October 12, 2020.

Status: Full time, some weekend and evening work may be required

Start Date: January 4, 2021

 

Human Rights First: Fall Development Internship

Human Rights First is looking for a development intern for this semester.

Development intern aids the Development Department in its work to raise the organization’s annual operating budget. The Development Department of Human Rights First creates and implements the organization’s fundraising efforts in both creative and strategic ways. The development intern will be working with the three core teams of the Development Department — donor relations, events and foundations.

Intern Duties

  • Assist with maintaining database records
  • Conduct research on potential donors and Board members
  • Provide support in sending mailings and invitations
  • Research and summarize potential donor engagement opportunities
  • Implement marketing strategies and create marketing materials
  • Assist with copy editing and preparing of proposals and reports
  • Track deliverables and maintain foundation calendars, as necessary
  • Assist Special Events Team in preparation and logistics for events
  • Plan and present creative projects and engagement opportunities at events
  • Depending on availability, provide assistance at events

Required Skills & Experience

  • Strong computer and research skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Event planning experience a plus
  • Organized and detail-oriented approach to projects
  • Ability to prioritize duties, meet deadlines, and be a team player
  • Interest in human rights a plus

Time Commitment

  • 10-30 hrs/wk

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to Emily Finkelstein at finkelsteine@humanrightsfirst.org

Human Rights First | American ideals. Universal values.

Digital Marketing & PR Summer and Fall Internships w/Inner Visions Inc.

Inner Visions International (IVI), Inc. is an educational consulting firm that provides individuals with a holistic and integrated approach to education research and planning. We are seeking bright, motivated, committed, and self-starting candidates who have a passion for education and making a difference through the dissemination of knowledge.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION

The Social Media/Digital Marketing Intern is responsible for coordinating and executing the company’s social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. This role offers the intern a total immersion into a strategic marketing plan of an education consulting firm. The intern will work closely with key members of staff to learn about the field of educational consultancy and the best practices of social media, digital communications, and marketing in marketing to clients and key stakeholders. This role will be instrumental in increasing our social media presence and gaining visibility for our brand in key educational markets.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

*Work with the CEO and Founder to refine the social media strategy and best practices *Assist in managing social media channels (Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook) and editorial calendar to ensure content is timely, relevant and engaging
*Draft weekly social media posts
*Prepare weekly updates and reports to track growth and success rates of campaigns
*Assist with website copywriting, proofing and updating as needed
*Keep up to date and informed on new social media trends and adapt accordingly
*Ensure proper messaging is being executive online
*Identify leaders and influencers and engage them in brand activities
*Assist with the development and execution of educational workshops/seminars

QUALIFICATIONS
*Ability to take initiative, employ good judgment and manage projects from beginning to end *Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
*Exceptional ability to manage details
*Ability to meet deadlines and to anticipate next steps or needs
*Work effectively both independently and as part of a team
*Be available for at least 20 hours a week, remotely with once per week in-person (or virtual) meetings
*A bachelor’s degree (or currently enrolled student) in the liberal arts or equivalent work experience
*Understands and can utilize emerging platforms, digital media and web/social media management and measurement tools (e.g. Hootsuite, Google Analytics)
*Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite experience

BENEFITS
*Resume building experience in marketing and communications, relationship management, and other aspects of community relations, marketing in the education industry.
*Great opportunity to learn about what happens behind the scenes of an independent education firm
*Class credit (if applicable)

REFERENCES
*Reference should speak to the applicant’s sense of camaraderie, integrity, professionalism, responsibility, and flexibility.

INTERNSHIP DATES: summer and fall 2020
To apply for this opportunity, please submit your resume, a cover letter and a list of three references to  Info@InnerVisionsInt.com

PR Internship at Redd Said Fred

Redd Said Fred is looking for interns for the summer and fall. These internships are focused on communications and public relations.

Redd Said Fred is creative studio designing well curated interiors and product lines to articulate a solutions-based approach towards sustainability, wellness, community, and authenticity.

POSITION: PR/ Communications

DESCRIPTION: Redd Said Fred is looking for a creative, self-starter to assist in marketing and communication efforts. The intern will work alongside the owners.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Update social media accounts with fresh content to improve engagement and outreach
• Conduct research to find articles and stories relevant to our core values and interests
• Distribute flyers, graphics and other marketing material for major events
• Update website
• Handle online inquiries appropriately
• Update and track our blog subscribers list
• Track social media interaction and fanbase growth and provide owner with monthly updates
• Provides assistance with special events
• Takes photographs of completed spaces

IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS
• Interest in interior design, visual merchandising and event planning
• Interest in photography and has experience using a camera
• Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communications
• Ability to work independently and in collaboration with the team
• Be flexible and willing to take on other tasks in this start-up environment
• Familiarity with key social media tools (e.g. Facebook and Instagram) and with Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
• An entrepreneurial attitude
• Experience with website management
• Experience in writing blogs or educational social media posts
• Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts
• Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications is a plus

To apply, email Brooke Nelson at brookereutternelson@gmail.com

Summer and Fall Internships at Kingston Design Connection

Kingston Design Connection is looking for interns for summer and fall.

For summer, they are looking for:

Two students to work with our marketing team to support new video series in partnership with Chronogram magazine and other marketing activities for the Kingston Design Showhouse.

For fall, they are looking for:

Three to five students to work with our marketing team to support the 2020 Kingston Design Showhouse and special events.

To apply, email Maryline Damour, maryline@damourdrake.com, and Jessica Williams, jessica@hendleyandco.com.

Marketing Internship at Proctors Collaborative (Summer and Fall)

Marketing internship with Proctors Collaborative

This internship’s focuses include:

  • Marketing Account Management
  • Copywriting
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media
  • Videography

These internships report directly to a member of the Marketing team. The marketing department is a dynamic department that manages the marketing plans and community outreach for Proctors, UPH and theREP. Responsibilities can involve dissemination of marketing materials, assisting with community outreach, participating in marketing meetings and brainstorming, researching outreach techniques, working with street teams, assisting with community activities and events, contributing to social media and other duties as assigned. All opportunities in this department provide each intern with a well-rounded marketing agency experience while focusing on their interest.

To apply, email Education Director Christine Sheehan at csheehan@proctors.org, or apply online here: https://proctorscollaborative.org/internships