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October 3, 2011

Pulliam Journalism Fellowship Program Applications due Nov. 1

The Pulliam Journalism Fellowship offers internships to 20 nationwide students committed to news journalism. Fellows will be assigned to the Indianapolis Star or Arizona Republic as reporters, photographers or graphic artists.

Applicants should have strong reporting and writing skills and internships at daily or weekly newspapers or college media are helpful.

Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply.

To apply at the Indianapolis Star, click here.
To apply at the Arizona Republic, click here.

September 26, 2011

Wall Street Journal Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2012 Internship Program

Undergraduate and graduate students who intend on a career in journalism are encouraged to apply for the Wall Street Journal Summer Internship Program. The 10-week internship program places students in New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco and other bureaus across the country. Internships are available in the art, video and website divisions. Applications must be turned in by November 1, 2011. For more information, click here.

Multicultural Advertising Intern Program Now Accepting Applications

MAIP offers multicultural junior and senior college students, as well as graduate students, a chance to experience a 10-week paid summer internship at an advertising agency. Gain practical work experience, build a portfolio and establish industry contacts. Applications are due November 4, 2011 for the 2012 summer. For more information or to apply, click here.

April 25, 2011

You've Graduated, Now What?

You've Graduated, What Now?

This intensive seminar will equip you to search for a job in a recovering economy. Get the scoop on how to conduct a creative job search, craft an outstanding resume and interview effectively. Gain LinkedIn knowledge and networking tips from Judy Zimmer, an engaging and candid effectiveness coach. Plus - practice networking with actual employers!

This is a special event for all U of M seniors and recent grads who are serious about their job search. (You can attend if your graduation date is between December 2010 and August 2011).

Wednesday, May 25
$10 to participate and lunch is included.
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
3rd Floor Science Teaching and Student Services Building (STSS)


Registration is required - sign up via GoldPASS - click on "Career Events" and search for "What Now". Carlson students please register via The Edge.

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NAACP Professional and Executive Diversity Job Fair

Employers are seeking candidates with experience and interest in sales, engineering, government, security, education, military, medical, banking, financial services, and more.

This event is free and open to everyone with a 4-year degree or above; regardless of ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, etc. Take advantage of this opportunity to market your abilities and meet face-to-face with recruiters from local and national companies.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
10:00AM - 3:00PM

Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403

For more details, visit this link.

April 19, 2011

Missouri State University Seeks New Media Specialist

Missouri State University is accepting applications for a New Media Specialist in Office of University Communications. Responsibilities include working to ensure that the University's website and social media content related to the institution and its branding and marketing messages are created, maintained, updated, and evaluated for effectiveness and efficiency; using invention, imagination, originality, and talent to write and edit content for various University web sites and social media applications; assisting in the supervision of student staff of the Office of University Communications; and contributing to the production of news releases and various print materials.

Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or a related area is required. Additional requirements include either one year work experience in a professional position in a public relations environment or a minimum of three semesters experience in a part-time position in a similar professional setting; excellent verbal and written communication skills, including writing and/or editing experience with print and electronic media; knowledge of basic content management software and strong proofreading and editing skills; organizational and planning skills; knowledge of word processing and social media applications; extended periods of time working at a computer workstation; and visual and audio acuity within normal ranges. Supervisory experience; knowledge of database and/or spreadsheet applications; experience working in diverse environment and/or with students from diverse backgrounds are preferred. Continuation of position is contingent upon continued funding.

Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Submit a letter of interest, resume, online application, copy of transcript, and name, address, and phone number of three professional references by April 29, 2011 to:

Don Hendricks
Missouri State University
901 S. National
Springfield, MO 65897
Phone: (417) 836-6397
Fax: (417) 836-4938
e-mail: DonHendricks@missouristate.edu
Apply HERE!

March 28, 2011

NBC News seeks Summer Social Media Intern

NBC News is hiring a Social Media intern for Summer 2011. If interested, tweet your application to @NBCNewsPR in 140 characters or less by Friday, April 15, 2011, 4 p.m.

The intern will assist the social media team and coordinate with editorial staff, marketing, and communications for all of NBC News. They will also help proofread and brainstorm posts for Posterous, Tumblr, Wordpress, Flickr and YouTube and assist with providing analytics on growth.

The Summer 2011 Intern should have blogging experience and be active using Facebook and Twitter. They should live a digital life and be familiar with digital and social media trends, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro and HTML experience preferred but not required.

Must be currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate courses and be eligible to receive academic credit for time spent at NBC News. For more information, visit the NBC Posterous.

Fall Job Opportunities with Minnesota GreenCorps

Minnesota GreenCorps is inviting students to tour their office and learn more about fall job openings on Tuesday, April 12 from 1 p.m.- 3 p.m.

Minnesota GreenCorps Walk-In Event
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
411 Science Teaching and Student Services Building
All majors are welcome!

ABOUT MINNESOTA GREENCORPS: Launched in 2009, the goal of this statewide initiative is to help preserve and protect Minnesota's environment while training a new generation of environmental professionals. The MN GreenCorps program places AmeriCorps members with local governments, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations around Minnesota. The program is coordinated by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

For more information on Minnesota GreenCorps visit the Minnesota GreenCorps website.

Career Week Workshops for Graduate and Professional Students

The University of Minnesota Graduate Career Development Network is pleased
to present three workshops as part of Career Week. Each with a different focus in the job searching process and a separate registration link.

Workshop One- Identifying Job Options and Conducting a Search in a Tough Economy
The workshop will cover the job search process from start to offer. It will
address conducting a self-assessment, planning, knowing your options,
relationship-building, and offer negotiations. There will be break-out
sessions for the academic and non-academic search.
Tuesday, March 29, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Five Blegen Hall

Register HERE.


Workshop Two- Building and Formatting for Academia and Industry
This presentation will cover the difference between the CV and resume;
essential components, what employers seek, and competitively packaging your
skills.
Wednesday, March 30, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
100 Smith Hall

Register HERE


Workshop Three- Effective Interviewing for Academia and Industry
This workshop is for graduate students/postdocs who will be interviewing
for faculty positions or in industry or private organizations. The
presentation will cover pre-interview preparation, making a great first
impression, effective responses to typical interview questions, questions to
ask of the interviewer, and memorable closure. Career counselors and staff
will be available for practice interviews.
Thursday, March 31, 4 p.m. -6:00 p.m.
101 Walter Library

Register HERE

MN Daily Alumni Association Annual Mixer and Silent Auction Event

You are invited to join the MN Daily Alumni Association at the 2011 Annual Mixer and Silent Auction Event. Come meet and network with alumni while getting a tour of TCF Stadium.

Student Tickets are $10 ahead of time and $15 at the door. Ticket price includes: soda, beer, wine, hors d'oeuvres and stadium tour. Proceeds from the Silent Auction will benefit the MDAA Scholarship Fund.

Saturday, April 16
6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
TCF Bank Stadium, Indoor Club Room
Social Hour and Tours: 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Program: 7:30 p.m.

Breaking (or Broken) News - Political Reporting in the age of Twitter & Facebook

Join the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce on March 29, from 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. for our next Public Affairs Series event featuring a lively discussion starring three of Minnesota's best known and most experienced political reporters: Pet Kessler of WCCO-TV, Mary Lahammer of Twin Cities Public Television, and Bill Salisbury of the Pioneer Press.

In an era where everyone with a Twitter account has become a "reporter," how do journalists balance the need for speed with fact-checking and ethical standards? Learn how political reporting has evolved and what's coming next.

For more information about the event or to register, visit the St. Paul Chamber's website. Students may register for the discounted Chamber member price.

March 15, 2011

GET A JOB! Seminar with KSTP-TV's Tim Sherno and U-Broadcast

Will this seminar change your life? It might! Not just for those on the Journalism track, this insightful and free seminar will cover the following:

-what it's really going to be like after graduation (tough)
-what you need to be doing now
-why resumes aren't enough anymore... not even close!
-how to avoid the H.R. black hole
-cover letters
-applying for jobs you don't want. Yes. But why?
-how to get interviews
-how to avoid big mistakes everyone makes

GET A JOB!
Today- Monday, March 21
Coffman Theater
7-9 p.m.
Click for Facebook event details

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=158403704212830.

SPJ to offer students free admission to journalism series.

Network with local professionals while brushing up on your skills. Join the Minnesota chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for a four-part continuing education series. Sessions are offered in the evening and are free for all students who register.

For more information and to register, visit the MN SPJ website.

March 4, 2011

MMPA Summit & Expo April 28

The Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association will hold its Summit & Expo from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 28 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center.

The one-day seminar will include an editorial track featuring Al Tompkins of Poynter Institute's Al's Morning Meeting. The workshops in the editorial track will feature "The 10 Commandments of Video," "The 10 Laws of Interactive Storytelling" and "Tough Ethics Calls in a 24/7 World."

Other tracks include design, audience development and advertising/sales.

Historically, MMPA's Summit & Expo has offered fantastic opportunities for students to network with editors and learn about internship and job opportunities, says Kathleen Hansen, director of undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She suggests students bring business cards and copies of their resumes to the conference.

The cost is $50 for students; early bird registration pricing ends March 15.

For more information or to register, log onto http://www.mmpa.net/communities/general-mmpa/Summit2011_promotion.html.

February 28, 2011

MinnPost offering student discount on annual 'MinnRoast' event

MinnPost will hold its fourth annual MinnRoast celebration at 7:30 p.m. April 1 at the Pantages Theater, 710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis.

MinnRoast pokes fun at the media and the people it covers. Guests scheduled to appear include Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken; state Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch; Tarryl Clark; Don Shelby; Rick Kupchella; Roxane Battle; Cyndy Brucato; Paul Douglas; BT/Brian Turner; Art and Cheri Rolnick; Peter Bell; Al Sicherman; Drew Jansen; Christine Rosholt; and Michelle Hutchison with the MinnPost Song & Dance Team.

The cost is $10. Stop by Murphy 115 during normal business hours by March 18 to make a reservation. For more information about the show, log onto http://www.minnpost.com/minnroast/.

February 7, 2011

Spend the summer at NYU's Hyperlocal Newsroom Academy

At The Hyperlocal Newsroom Academy, students will learn new techniques and sharpen their skills with opportunities to have their best work published on NYTimes.com community news site under the guidance of NYU's journalism faculty.

Three-month graduate-level internships, for credit or non-credit, will be available on a competitive basis. Students can choose one or both six week summer course sessions (four credits each). They also are encouraged to attend The Hyperlocal Academy Weekend, featuring panels and workshops with major players in the emerging world of hyperlocal journalism.

There also will be opportunities to intern, assist, edit, report, shoot, write or learn multimedia skills from top reporters and editors, including New York Times journalists. Information about the graduate internships program and the application are available here.

January 18, 2011

New Facebook page for UM Job Fair

Looking for more information about the upcoming UM Job Fair?

Visit the UM Job Fair Facebook Page for details about the fair, job fair tips, related career events and updates on attending employers.

January 4, 2011

Need internships or jobs? Check GoldPASS

Need a job? Want to gain experience through an internship this spring?

Check GoldPASS for the latest listings such as on-campus editorial, public relations and marketing opportunities--including opportunities you won't see in SJMC's Murphy Weekly, Facebook page or Twitter feed. Students even can post their resumes and register for career fairs. All you need is your x500 (Internet ID) and a completed user agreement.

Log onto goldpass.umn.edu to sign up, search for jobs or get more information.

December 6, 2010

Spring magazine internship deadline extended

DEADLINE EXTENDED! APPLY NOW FOR A GREAT MAGAZINE INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY!

A number of magazines and publishing houses in the Twin Cities are offering
special directed-study internships for spring 2011. These are offered only
for SJMC students.

Publications include Minnesota Monthly, Midwest Home, Greenspring custom
magazines, Metro, Minnesota Bride, Minnesota Business, Tiger Oak suburban
publications and other trade and consumer titles.

Editors have designed these opportunities to train the next generation of
magazine writers and editors. Students can earn one academic credit through
taking JOUR 3996.

These positions are open to SJMC professional journalism majors only.
Students must apply through SJMC. Applications are available in Murphy 110 and are due by noon Friday.

For more information, contact Gayle Golden at golde017@umn.edu.

November 22, 2010

Northeast Minnesota newspapers seek correspondent

Grain real world experience covering the 2011 legislative session for three northeast Minnesota newspapers.

The Mesabi Daily News, the Hibbing Daily Tribune and the Grand Rapids Herald-Review need a correspondent to cover politics and state government. The correspondent will work out of an office in the basement of the capitol building in St. Paul, covering the legislative session from Dec. 20 through May, 27, 2011.

This is a 40-hour per week contract position pays $11 per hour with no benefits. The correspondent will need his or her own computer, and will have daily contact with the supervisor for stories, workday duties and deadlines.

Contact Executive Editor Bill Hanna at 218-741-5544, by cell at 218-750-4293 or by e-mail at bhanna@mesabidailynews.net for more information. The newspaper group plans to hire its candidate by Dec. 15.

November 19, 2010

Broadcast job opportunity: Photojournalist at KOLN/KGIN TV

KOLN/KGIN-TV is accepting applications for a full-time photojournalist in Lincoln, Neb.

Duties include, but are not limited to: Generating news stories from inception to completion by first available means to support multiple media; professionally following directions; and serving the community with strong, positive character and abilities, expecting to win every fact and every story every day. Photojournalists also are expected to apply aesthetic storytelling concepts including framing, composition, action, sequencing, filters, exposure, lighting, white balance, angle, tripods, and other basic tenets of effective, professional electronic photojournalism. The select candidate will collaborate and cooperate professionally, as assigned, on deadline.

Must have a media-related bachelor's degree with journalism experience, including shooting/editing/visual storytelling along with a strong ability to gather video/audio, edit and perform accurately and creatively under deadline pressure. Must maintain a permanent resident within 30 minutes of station and meet physical requirements of the position.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. A valid driver's license and good driving record are required.

Submit resume, references, work examples and a cover letter noting where you saw this vacancy posting along with your thoughts about the best & worst aspects of journalism by email to hr@kolnkgin.com or visit the KOLN/KGIN website.

Student program to hold panel discussion on professionalism

What does it mean to "be professional" in the workplace and why is this important?

Join the Student Employment Leadership Program for the What is Professionalism? panel, where a small group of employers from various industries will help us answer these very questions.

Discussion will focus on topics such as professional communication, appearance, attitude, building professional networks (in-person and on-line) and some fundamental professional etiquette tips that can apply across types of jobs, industries and organizations. Help ensure that you can be successful in any of your current as well as future positions by joining us for this event! This event is sponsored by the Office for Student Engagement.

Workshops will be held:
From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 30, in room 131B of the Science Teaching and Student Services building.

From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 8, in room 230 of the Science Teaching and Student Services building.

Writers, photographers invited to apply for Nat Geo supported pub

The Glimpse Correspondents Program allows students, volunteers, teachers and other travelers to get stories and photography published at a National Geographic supported publication, and get paid for it.

Powered by Matador, and supported in part by the National Geographic Society, the Glimpse Correspondents Program provides talented writers and photographers with a $600 stipend as well as one-on-one editorial training and support to complete an independent journalistic work based on their experience abroad.

To learn more, visit: http://glimpse.org/correspondents. The application deadline for the Spring 2011 program is November 28, 2010.

Job opportunity: Business development coordinator

Bailey Lauerman is seeking a business development coordinator for their Omaha, Neb., office. This agency job will focus on new business development and ideally suits someone with a management minor.

The business development coordinator reports to the CMO and has two primary charges: Helping to build the agency brand and the agency's business. Functional duties include helping write responses/letters, managing the internal agency process, presentation development/production (PowerPoint proficiency required) and various administrative duties such as proofreading, photocopying, shipping of packages, etc.

Must have exceptional writing skills, positive attitude, tireless work ethic and fanatical passion for this business. If interested, email Gordon Leighton for application details at leigh006@umn.edu.

November 15, 2010

Patch.com offering freelance opportunities

Are you a student or professor looking for freelance, internship or media partnership opportunities? Patch.com, an AOL start-up company providing local online journalism, might be your missing resource.

Patch is active in multiple cities and towns in about 17 states across the country.
Minnesota has two Patch.com sites in Edina and Eagan, plus they will be launching a site for Mendota Heights soon. Visit their website for more information.

Minnesota Public Radio internship deadline Nov. 19

Get experience and academic credit interning at MPR.

Minnesota Public Radio is seeking applications from SJMC students for two reporter internship openings.

MPR is looking for students who have a solid grasp of convergence journalism and who show skill and interest in working in web platforms, including video and Soundslides production in addition to other tools.

The strongest candidates will have superior writing and reporting skills who also possess strong video storytelling capabilities.

Interns are expected to work 12 to 16 hours per week and can earn one academic credit. This internship offers a $1,000 stipend.

Applications are due by 3 p.m. Friday and must include:
• A resume
• A completed application form
• A one-page summary about why you want the position
• Samples of your best work
• A professor's recommendation

Application forms are available in the bins outside the Digital Media Studios (Murphy Hall room 10).

November 8, 2010

Paid internship in India for February through March 2011

Round Earth Media is seeking journalists in the early parts of their careers for paid internships in India.

Round Earth Media is a news and information services group composed of award-winning veteran journalists in partnership with early-career reporters. It provides journalism to media outlets in the United Sates along with social media.

Participants are chosen through a competitive application process and will use both conventional and unconventional forms of media to tell compelling, original and under-reported stories from India. They will harness the power of their online social networks to engage friends and colleagues in the development of that coverage.

The internship will run from February through March 2011. For more information or applications, go to http://www.roundearthmedia.com/

NPR legend to discuss investigative journalism in the digital era

Broadcasting legend Bill Buzenberg will lead a discussion on investigative journalism in a digital era at 11:20 a.m. Tuesday in Sundin Music Hall at Hamline University. The topic he will present is, "The Bright Future of Investigative Journalism: How Digital Media are Creating a New Eco System."

Buzenberg is executive director of the Center for Public Integrity. The center is an investigative news organization based in Washington, D.C., with a 20-year track record and 37 first place national journalism awards.

Before his work there, Buzenberg was vice president of news for National Public Radio, as well as NPR foreign affairs correspondent and London bureau chief from 1978-1997. He was responsible for launching Talk of the Nation, as well as the expansion of All Things Considered and the extension of NPR's newscasts services to 24-hours per day. During his tenure, the NPR News Division was honored with nine DuPont-Columbia University batons and 10 Peabody Awards.

This lecture is free and open to all. Sundin Music Hall is at 1531 Hewitt Avenue, St. Paul.

Star Tribune news designer apprentice position

The Star Tribune is seeking a promising, talented visual journalist to work as an apprentice news designer for up to two years. The designer will produce powerful news pages -- including covers -- under the direction of more senior designers. This person will plan and produce dynamic, compelling, content-driven pages in collaboration with other visual journalists, writers and editors. This person must excel at seeing new, accessible ways to present information and tell stories to our diverse community. He or she must be quick, creative and flexible enough to design with flair one minute and with serious journalistic purpose the next.

This designer must be adept at engaging readers in a wide range of stories. He or she will be able to work under daily deadline pressure and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. Candidates must show mastery of InDesign and fluency in Photoshop. The skill to produce basic informational graphics is a plus for this two-year position.

Send letter and resume to Duchesne Drew, Managing Editor for Operations/Recruitment, Star Tribune, 425 Portland Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55488.

The deadline is Dec. 1.

Contact ddrew@startribune.com with any questions.

October 29, 2010

Asian American Journalist Association Membership

The Minnesota Chapter of the Asian American Journalist Association (AAJA) is looking for new student members. Student membership includes discounts to national conventions, scholarship opportunities, journalism awards and mentorship at the national and local level.

Fees are $25 a year. Registration at:
here.

October 25, 2010

Summer Internship- Dow Jones News Fund, Inc

The Dow Jones News Fund, Inc, is accepting applications for their Summer Internship Program. This opportunity is open to Juniors, Seniors and Graduate Students interested in Business Reporting, News Editing, Multimedia Editing and Sports Editing. For those accepted, it includes a $1,000 scholarship to interns returning to school after the program, travel expenses to training courses and internships and free pre-internship training.

To apply visit Newsfund.org and register as an 'Intern Applicant.' The Undergraduate office will host a required writing test on Friday, October 29, at 10:00 a.m. This test is not needed for those interested in Business Reporting, as the organization will directly mail a copy for your completion.

AdFed of Minnesota- Networking Event

AdFed of Minnesota is hosting a networking event this Wednesday, October 27, at Spill the Wine from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This event is $10 for students and there will be opportunities to win free passes through Twitter @adfedmn.

Twelve top industry experts from every area of communication will be available to talk one-on-one with those who have an interest in a variety of careers in marketing. The organizations represented include: General Mills, Fallon, OLSON and Target. The best thing about this event is there is no formal speaker, just an informal happy hour where mentors are looking to talk to students interested in their organization, industry or career path.
To register visit: http://adfed.org/events/details.aspx?EventID=119

Summer Internship- Multicultural Advertising Internship Program

The American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A) is now taking applications for their Multicultural Advertising Internship Program (MAIP). MAIP offers an invaluable opportunity to the most promising multicultural students by providing them a chance to prove their ability in the real world through a paid 10-week summer internship at an advertising agency.

Interested students must complete the online application no later than November 12. For more information visit the 4A website.

Spring Internship- Senator Amy Klobuchar's Office

The Washington DC Office of Senator Amy Klobuchar is currently accepting internship applications for the 2011 spring semester. Interns will support the legislative and professional staff by conducting policy research to be used for floor speeches, committee hearings, and other legislative materials. Interns will also be asked to do a variety of administrative tasks, including tours of the U.S. Capitol for visitors from Minnesota.

The spring internship runs from January through May and is available for both part time and full time schedules. To apply prepare a cover letter, resume, short writing sample and two letters of recommendation, along with the application form found here. Applications will be accepted through December 3.



Reporting from India with Round Earth Media

Round Earth Media is seeking smart, passionate, creative, socially-networked, early-career multimedia journalists for a three-week paid global reporting opportunity in India from February 18, to March 11, 2011. The selected journalist is expected to post twice a day via social media (primarily Facebook) as we plan the trip, our stories and our coverage. Each journalist will be expected to produce a minimum of 5 deeply-reported
multimedia stories.

This opportunity is for those with a Bachelor's degree in Journalism, experience telling stories using emerging media, ability to capture and edit both audio and video, proficiency in Pro Tools, Final Cut Pro and Photoshop.

The selected candidate will receive a stipend and all-expenses covered while on assignment in India, mentorship of veteran journalists with expertise covering India and
distribution of published stories with top-tier news outlets which may include National Public Radio, The New York Times, commercial TV websites, Public Radio International (PRI) and others.

For application details, vist Round Earth Media. Application deadline is November 5, 2010.

October 15, 2010

Minnesota Monthly seeks Assistant Editor

Minnesota Monthly, the premier city-regional magazine of the Midwest, seeks
an entry-level Assistant Editor with excellent copy-editing skills and an
interest in online journalism for immediate full-time employment. Applicants
should have demonstrated experience in copy-editing and proofreading, a
passion for correctness and consistency, a love of dictionaries, and an
understanding of style (Chicago).

Additionally, the ideal candidates should have strong writing abilities and a keen interest in pushing the bounds of digital publishing. Familiarity with Minneapolis-St.
Paul and the Upper Midwest a plus. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Adobe
InDesign required.

Send a flawless cover letter, three short-writing samples (published or
unpublished), and salary requirements no later than November 1, 2010, to: jhoekstra@minnesotamonthly.com. E-mail submissions welcome, no follow-up calls please.

October 7, 2010

Star Tribune Summer Internship Program

The Star Tribune newsroom is accepting applications for one of the best summer internship programs available in the industry. Selected candidates will experience a paid 10-week internship in following fields: reporting, copy editing, photography or graphic art and design. Although all students are encouraged to participate, the most successful applicants have completed their junior year in college and have done an internship at a smaller paper.

To apply, send (in the same envelope) a letter of application, resume, clips or portfolio, and two letters of reference to:
Duchesne Drew
Managing Editor for Operations/Recruitment
Star Tribune
425 Portland Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55488

Applications will be accepted now through December 1, 2010. Visit the Star Tribune website for more information.

Round Earth Media event

Please join Bill Powers, a humanitarian, a writer, (Washington Post, New York Times, Slate) and Mary Stucky, co-founder and lead journalist at Round Earth Media for a free evening of conversation, ideas, inspiration and questions about global connections, journalism, development, sustainability and the shape of the world.

This event will take place on October 14, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at CoCo, collaborative space in Lowertown St. Paul. All attendees must email their RSVP to Meg Davidson, mdavidson@roundearthmedia.org. For more event details, please visit the official Facebook page.

September 3, 2010

Wisconsin Public Radio Seeks News Fellow

Interested in working in radio? Wisconsin Public Radio is looking for a recent graduate or someone in the early years of his or her career and shows promise as a radio news reporter. To learn more about the role please visit the WPR website.

July 27, 2010

KARE 11 seeks Producer

KARE 11 News is looking for an energetic, creative producer. Full-time, includes weekend newscasts, web producing and fill-in producing on newscasts during the week. Excellent writing skills for on-air and on-line, strong news judgment, internet savvy, and a good work ethic required. Social Media skills a definite plus.

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June 15, 2010

Patch.com job opportunities

  • Are you a passionate and entrepreneurial online journalist?
  • Want to be part of a dynamic and innovative team of journalists, engineers, designers and business pros who are creating a bold new solution for our industry?
  • Do you think that traditional news media just don't get it anymore?
  • Would you like to run your own local news Web site, where you'll tap the multimedia and social media skills you've mastered to transform community journalism and connect with communities, or manage a team of local editors doing just that?
If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, apply to Patch.com, AOL's hyper-local news network being built across the nation.

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April 19, 2010

Northland's NewsCenter - Job Opportunities

The Northland's NewsCenter, home of the CBS, NBC, MY Network and CW affiliates, has the following positions available: multi-media journalist/reporter/photographer/editor at the Iron Range Bureau facility in Hibbing, MN, and a Sales Account Executive in Duluth, MN.

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March 8, 2010

Americorps VISTA positions with ThreeSixty Journalism

ThreeSixty Journalism at The University of St. Thomas has 2 Americorps VISTA positions available. Both positions would be great for a journalism grad looking to stay in the Twin Cities for a year.

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January 15, 2010

February 22 - U of M Job and Internship Fair

Don't miss the biggest student career fair in Minnesota. Nearly 200 organizations will be recruiting for hundreds of jobs and internships in a variety of industries. The event is Monday, February 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Transportation is available. You can learn more at the Career and Community Learning Center online.

November 9, 2009

National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association Student Membership Available

If you're LGBT and interested in a career in journalism, public relations or media, there is no better way to network with professionals already in those careers than to become a student member of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA).

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November 2, 2009

IHS Journalism Internship Program

Sharpen your journalism skills during a paid internship in print, broadcast, or investigative journalism during the fall, spring or summer. The deadline for a spring internship is just two weeks away - on November 15, and the summer application deadline is January 31.

The IHS Journalism Internship Program offers internships at newspapers, major media networks and state-based policy organizations. Past interns have worked at 20/20, the Orange County Register, CNN, Fox News, and many other companies and organizations.
We're looking for skilled writers passionate about liberty and who support individual rights and free markets. Previous experience is a plus but not required. Students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. Undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates of all majors are eligible.

More information, including the application can be found at www.TheIHS.org/journalism.

October 26, 2009

American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) Fall Program

Navigating Career Transitions
Sat., Nov. 14, 11am-noon
Mayo Memorial Building
717 Delaware St. SE, Room 105

Speakers:
Amy Lindgren, on Navigating Career Change in an Uncertain Economy
Mary Knatterud, on Transitioning from On Site to Out of Sight: Thriving as a Telecommuter
Paul Mamula, on The Peripatetic Scientist: Moving Out of Laboratories and Into Editorial Offices


To learn more about the speakers and to register to attend, please visit the chapter's Web site . Visit the national Web site of AMWA.

September 28, 2009

Fall 2009 Teaching and Writing Series

The Center for Writing is happy to announce its Fall 2009 Teaching with Writing Series.

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Writers needed

The Technolog is an online student magazine. It focus on science and technology, as well as technology culture here at the University of Minnesota. Article and feature writers, as well as bloggers and photojournalists are welcome to submit to the Technolog. For more information please e-mail Wade Kaardal at or Tom Johnson.

September 22, 2009

Twin Cities Media Alliance 2009 Fall Media Forum

Twin Cities Media Alliance will hold its fifth annual Fall Media Forum on Saturday November 7, at the Minneapolis Central Library, 4th and Nicollet Mall, downtown Minneapolis, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Twin Cities Media Alliance Brown Bag with MPR's Laura Yuen

The Twin Cities Media Alliance's monthly Brown Bag Lunches are your chance for casual conversation with some of the Twin Cities' most insightful journalists -- about journalism, politics, or whatever is on your mind.
Check out the next brown bag. It's free!
Wednesday, September 30, Noon
East Lake Public Library, 2727 E. Lake St., Minneapolis


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