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May 1, 2019

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(Y'all got this!!! Summer is in sight!!!)
MJ-school Opportunities and Announcements
Summer Career Services 
Summer break is just around the corner. Did you know MJ Career Services is still here to support you during your months away from school?! Whether you’re staying in the Triangle or traveling to Hong Kong, we are here for all your career related needs. Students staying locally are encouraged to schedule in-person meetings and Zoom appointments are available for those out of town. 

Don’t have Zoom? No worries! Click here to get started.

MJ Careers Survey
We want to share in the celebration and excitement of your new job or internship! Whether you're a graduating senior preparing to start your new job or a current student embarking on a new internship, we want to know. Please take a few moments to complete this survey. This information will be shared on social media and our website!

Other Opportunities
Summer Staff - The Daily Tar Heel

Sticking around Chapel Hill during the summer and interested in getting writing experience? The Daily Tar Heel is hiring new writers for the summer period for Sports, University, and City/State coverage. Get great experience writing for a print publication and working alongside our team of editors. Applications are due Wednesday, May 15 at 4 p.m. and new writers will be required to attend a mandatory orientation on Friday, May 24. 

Click here to submit your application.

30 Jobs Newsletter
The 30 Newsletter compiles dozens of media jobs and internships, including positions in sports, news, digital, and magazines. Click here to view the latest newsletter. 

Online News Association Student Innovation Lab
We’re excited to announce the volunteer mentors who will guide this year’s Student Newsroom and Innovation Lab. Now in its tenth year, the Student Newsroom is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to gain hands-on experience during the three-day Online News Association Conference and Online Journalism Awards Ceremony. These volunteer mentors will guide students as they produce coverage of the conference, helping them build digital storytelling skills and experiment with multimedia techniques.

Twenty students will be selected to join these mentors in the ONA19 Student Newsroom and Innovation Lab. The deadline for students to apply is May 23, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EDT. Selected students receive complimentary badges, as well as travel and lodging support. Learn more about the program and application.

Summit Scholarship - The Plank Center for Public Relations
After a very successful first Summit in Oct. 2018, the Plank Center’s second Summit on Diversity & Inclusion in Public Relations will be held Nov. 8, 2019, in Chicago in conjunction with the Center’s Milestones in Mentoring Gala. The Summit will showcase cutting-edge research, highlight organizations which are moving the D&I needle and feature individuals who have overcome D&I challenges. Attendees will gain actionable insights to implement within their own organizations.

This Summit offers a unique opportunity for diverse public relations students to gain professional insights and to see, hear from and network with other students and successful professionals from underrepresented groups.

Up to 10 students from underrepresented groups will receive scholarships to attend the Plank Center’s Summit and Milestones in Mentoring Gala. Applicants may be from any underrepresented group. Each scholarship will include air travel to and from Chicago, one night’s stay (Nov. 7) at the Union League Club, one ticket to the Gala and one ticket to The Plank Summit, totaling an estimated $1,500.

Click here to apply. 

Reporting Fellow - The Chronicle of Higher Education / Washington, D.C.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is seeking a one-year reporting fellow to join our daily-news team. The fellow will function as a general-assignment reporter, covering a broad set of issues at the center of the academic enterprise.

Your chief responsibility will be to produce smart, engaging coverage that speaks to the themes and concerns that touch our readers every day. As a member of our daily-news reporting team, you will pick up assignments and pitch stories about issues of deep national importance, such as race, student activism, and finance. Through creative story ideas and careful reporting, your work will shed light on the everyday experiences of scholars, administrators, and students.

We’re looking for a recent college graduate or early-career journalist with a passion for storytelling and in-depth reporting. You’ll need to be self-motivated and proactive, eager to collaborate with others, attuned to how news is distributed online, and flexible enough to juggle multiple stories and approaches at once. You’ll write often on deadline, and you’ll look to drive conversations about the big issues facing colleges and universities.

Among our highest priorities as a newsroom is hiring and retaining staff who reflect the diverse world we cover. For this position, we strongly encourage members of historically underrepresented communities to apply.

The Chronicle is independently owned and based in Washington, D.C. This position will pay $40,000 a year with benefits, which are among the best in the business.

If this sounds like the place you want to make your mark, send a cover letter, résumé, five clips, and five brief pitches for story ideas to editorialsearch@chronicle.com.

Paid Internships
Copywriter Intern - LGA / Charlotte, NC
Luquire George Andrews has been one of the Southeast’s leading creative and public relations agencies since 1984, building decades of experience helping strong brands grow stronger. That’s because diverse thinking is our specialty: We like all kinds of challenges, and it shows in the clients we work with and the work we do.

Are you a driven, curious college student or recent graduate looking for real-world agency experience to add to your developing resume and portfolio? We want to hear from you. We’re looking for a copywriter intern for a paid, three-month advertising internship.

You'll work with other advertising creatives on various clients and campaigns across a variety of media types, which could include video, print, website, social, radio, presentations and collateral and receive mentoring from a Group Creative Director / Copywriter to help you learn and grow. 

Click here to view the full job description and to apply.

Communications and Marketing Intern - Cardinal Innovations Healthcare / Charlotte, NC
We are a Managed Care Organization (MCO) serving people and families with diagnoses in intellectual or developmental disabilities, mental health, or substance use disorders (IDD/MH/SUD). Through our network of contracted providers, the members and families we serve receive the care and coverage they need. We pioneered a community-based method of managing unique health needs. This delivers measurable outcomes that we use to better serve you. Our efforts have an impact on people’s lives because we believe in what we do and we care for the people we serve. We don’t just arrange coverage and process payments. Our teams empower members and families to lead their best lives.

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare is seeking a Communications and Marketing Intern for the summer of 2019. The ideal candidate will bring great ideas and be eager to learn and contribute to the Communications and Marketing Department. The intern will gain valuable experience working alongside a team of healthcare communications professionals and earn an hourly wage.  

We are looking for an intern for summer of 2019 beginning in May or June and completing the internship in mid-late August. If interested, email your resume to Jamie.Martin@cardinalinnovations.org. Click here to view Cardinal's job postings. 

Fall Carolina Alumni Review Advertising Sales Intern - UNC GAA / Chapel Hill, NC
The UNC General Alumni Association’s award-winning magazine, the Carolina Alumni Review, seeks an advertising sales intern for fall semester. This intern will assist with maintaining current accounts, developing new accounts and assisting with related administrative tasks.

Typical responsibilities include advertising sales for the Carolina Alumni Review alumni magazine, Carolina Classifieds and Dining Around Town sections, preproduction art proofing, postproduction follow up, distribution of complimentary magazines, billing and tear sheets. Assistance with ad design and production is another component of this position.

The advertising intern will exhibit strong communication and editing skills and excellent interpersonal and organizational abilities. Being detail-oriented is key. Eye for good design and knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud preferred.

This internship is paid and available for 8-10 hours per week throughout the fall semester. This internship is located on campus at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center on Stadium Drive.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume detailing your experience, your goals and why you think an advertising internship with the Carolina Alumni Review will help you achieve these goals. Please include two references. Email caradvertising@unc.edu.

Reporter/Host - WFDD / Winston-Salem, NC
The reporter/host covers general news topics of importance, creates news stories, and creates web versions of broadcast stories and shares them on social media platforms. Creates in-depth radio features and special reports as assigned.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Researches, writes, and creates news content for on-air broadcast and the web. Selects and researches topics; contacts and interviews sources; maintains notes and audio recordings.
  • Reports stories in appropriate forms for broadcast.
  • Contributes original news stories to regional and national networks, occasionally. 
Click here for a full job posting and to apply

Computational Journalist - The Dallas Morning News / Dallas, TX
The Dallas Morning News is looking for a computational journalist to join its newsroom. The right candidate has a complementary mix of code skills and journalism chops. She or he will help in our emphasis on developing our interactive, graphic and otherwise visual storytelling online while continuing The News' tradition of statistically sophisticated and data-dense accountability journalism.

Our interactives and data team is responsible for both data reporting, analysis and visualization, in addition to developing tools and applications that are both reader and newsroom facing. Essential functions could include:

  • Support data-driven and visual journalism across the newsroom by creating compelling and truthful data visualizations and graphics.
  • Conceive, develop, test and successfully deploy web applications.
  • Effectively manage multiple project development cycles from conception to execution and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Work with a wide-range of newsroom personnel, including reporters ,editors and photographers, to develop newsroom tools that help accomplish sound journalism fast and efficiently.
  • Write clean code with an emphasis on documentation and open source standards.
  • Create or monitor metrics reports and other feedback loops to measure project impact.
  • Adhere to (or improve!) corporate usability, design and branding standards.

Click here to view the full job description. 

Summer Interns - RevGen
Still looking for an internship for this summer? RevGen is seeking marketing and sales interns. Interns will learn social media management skills, sales coaching, and recruiting experience all while getting paid.

Interested? Send your resume to chelsea.overbey@revgennc.com. 

Go-To-Market Analyst Intern - IQVIA / Durham, NC
Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

This role is an ideal stepping-stone for current college students. This position will provide deep insight in the creation and management of content in support of case study narrative development and go-to-market strategy as well as an introduction to working in a global environment supporting a central strategic area of IQVIA. 

Go-To-Market Analyst Intern projects vary, your typical responsibilities and opportunities might include:

  • Design content organizational and deployment schemes.
  • Develop, distribute, organize, and curate content related to next generation methods and value. 
Click here to apply.

Marketing Intern - Q2 Solutions / Durham, NC
Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.

Q2 Solutions seeks to hire a Marketing Intern for summer 2019. We are looking for a student to work with our Marketing team in our RTP office for a summer internship. The ideal candidate will be organized, with an interest in marketing functions. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in Marketing, Marketing Operations or Business Development to gain excellent experience.

Click here to apply.

Unpaid Internships
Intern - Public Radio East / New Bern, NC
Want a career in public media? Build your portfolio at Public Radio East in New Bern, NC. PRE is seeking a journalism student in their junior or senior year or a recent graduate to intern with us this summer.

Duties include reporting, writing and producing radio news stories; producing digital news content for our website; recording audio in the field; posting content to social media. Experience in broadcast journalism is a bonus.

Send resume, cover letter, writing and/or audio sample to info@publicradioeast.org. Deadline to apply is Friday, May 17 at midnight. Internship runs June – August 2019. Internship is unpaid, but may be completed for college credit.

Fall 2019 PR Intern - Tibi / New York, NY
Tibi is looking for an intern to join our PR team. Intern will learn the ropes of being a part of an in-house PR team including managing the showroom, assisting with the bi-annual fashion week, and working on special press projects. Due to the unique small size of the team, this position is extremely hands on and offers extensive learning experience for anyone interested in entering the PR field. We are looking for an intern for 4 or 5 days a week from 9am to 6pm. Ideal start date August for the Fall Semester (through December). Prior experience a plus. ***This is an unpaid internship, offering school credit only.  

If interested, send your resume and cover letter to Ginger.Melton@tibi.com.

Interns - The People's Improv Theater / Chapel Hill, NC
The PIT Chapel Hill offers internships for college students looking to gain experience working with the small management team at the PIT.  All internships take place at our theater at 462 W. Franklin St.

The following internships are currently available:

– Artistic Internship
– Marketing Internship
– Educational Internship

Hours are Part-time (15-25/week) or Full Time. All PIT Internships must be for college credit. PIT interns receive complimentary classes at the PIT during internship. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to chapelhill@thepit-nyc.com. Use the subject “[Position] Application”. 

Jobs
Vice President of Communications - UNC System / Chapel Hill, NC

The UNC System Office located in Chapel Hill, NC invites applications for the position of Vice President for Communications. 

The Vice President for Communications is responsible for supporting System Office leadership by providing subject matter expertise and oversight of the University’s branding, strategic communications, media affairs, social media, web, and community relations activities. This role will successfully promote the strategic goals and objectives of the University to a variety of internal and external constituencies to enable a climate of public and private support for public higher education in North Carolina. This includes formulating and implementing a comprehensive media relations program, overseeing a strategic branding strategy, and producing a variety of communications work products that advance the University’s goals and priorities at the local, state, national, and global levels. The Vice President will also provide leadership and subject matter expertise to the communications practitioner community of the constituent universities to ensure appropriate alignment among a diverse set of institutional communications efforts. The position incumbent will also partner closely with State and Federal Relations colleagues at the System Office to devise strategic messaging aimed at furthering relationships and key policy outcomes with governmental bodies. This position manages a team of six professionals.

Click here for a detailed job description and to submit your application.

Marketing Communications Associate - RTI International / Durham, NC
RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.

RTI is seeking a versatile, detail-oriented, and tech-savvy marketing communications associate to develop, implement and measure marketing communications projects. These projects will focus on building brand, generating demand, demonstrating thought leadership, and/or helping achieve organizational growth objectives in the area of computational science.

Click here to view the full job posting and to apply.

Staff Writer - Sports Business Journal / Chapel Hill, NC
Sports Business Journal seeks a reporter that will own their respective beats for both our daily website and our weekly print publication by regularly breaking news and by writing thoughtful analytical pieces and long-form features. This a full-time position that combines traditional skills — source building, sharp interviewing techniques, investigative reporting ability, document use — with a comfort and familiarity with digital and social media. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and at least three years of journalism experience. For a full job description and an opportunity to apply for this job, click here.

Research Associate - Sports Business Journal / Chapel Hill, NC
Sports Business Journal is seeking a person for our research department. This is a full-time role based in our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters, and the person who fills it will have to know not just where to get information that might be hard to find but how to think about unique ways of presenting existing, available information in creative, readable and useful manners for our various print and digital publications. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. For a full job description and an opportunity to apply for this job, click here.

Seasonal Live Assistant - HighSchoolOT / Raleigh, NC
HighSchoolOT.com is looking for aggressive, self-sufficient, technically-savvy contributors to push our live coverage of high school football over the top with our “HighSchoolOT Live” product. Assistants will have demonstrated experience or interest in reporting game and/or feature stories, shooting video, video production, live sports production, instant replay/3Play experience, and/or social media. Basic knowledge of football is required. This is a part-time, seasonal position, with the majority of work on nights and weekends, particularly on Friday nights from August through December.

A knowledge of sports, personal transportation and access to a smartphone are required. Candidates must be either a current student or recent graduate of a four-year college/university; a degree or major in Journalism, English, or Mass Communications is a plus but not required.

Please include any relevant work samples – links to game video and/or stories – and references with your application. Click here to view the full job posting and to apply.

Analyst - Kantar / New York, NY and Chapel Hill, NC
Kantar is seeking an Analyst in their consulting division that can excel in building client relationships and bringing clients provocative, forward-thinking perspectives. This individual will play an integral role in supporting all aspects of client engagements, both project- and subscription-based. Day-to-day responsibilities will consist of managing a small portfolio of client relationships, bringing syndicated data and insights to life for clients and contributing to trends and foresight perspectives.

Our Consulting Division is a specialist growth consultancy. With over 1,000 analysts, thought leaders, software developers and expert consultants we help clients develop and execute brand, marketing, retail, sales and shopper strategies to deliver growth. Kantar Consulting owns market leading assets including PoweRanking, GrowthFinder, Global Monitor, RetaiI IQ, RichMix, XTEL and Marketing, Insights and Purpose 2020. We track 1200 retailers globally, have purchase data on over 200 million shoppers and forecast social, cultural and consumer trends across the world. Join us and you’ll be part of 30,000 colleagues and world leading research, data and insight brands at Kantar. At the heart of WPP, our unique consumer insight inspires clients to flourish in an extraordinary world.

Click here to read the job description for the New York position, and here to read the job description for the Chapel Hill position. 

Digital Marketing Doer - Kenny Flowers / Remote
Kenny Flowers is looking for a Digital Marketing Doer to join our small, driven team. As a growing e-commerce business, our goal is to get the attention of future customers & to keep things fresh as we continue scaling into a leading lifestyle brand.

We’re seeking a jack(or jane)-of-all-trades marketer and team player. Someone who can play a critical role serving as a KF brand ambassador on the front-line with our customers, and making content marketing magic happen behind-the-scenes.

You think and communicate creatively and strategically. You enjoy rolling up your short sleeves to complete decision-driving analyses, but don’t mind getting your hands dirty with the day-to-day marketing tasks, outreaches, and processes that keep the company growing.

We want this to be the coolest job you’ve ever had, and the beginning of an awesome new future with Kenny Flowers. Click here to apply.

Public Communications Specialist - UNC Injury Prevention Research Center / Chapel Hill, NC
Founded in 1987, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Injury Prevention Research Center, IPRC, is dedicated to conducting research that prevents injury and violence, and providing outreach, training, and education on injury and violence prevention.

This position provides outreach and training support to an academic research Center focused on injury and violence prevention. This position will report directly to the Director of Outreach and Training (DOT). Specific activities include enhancing the public health impact of the Center by developing and maintaining websites; through social media outlets such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter; issuing press releases and media advisories; creating and distributing electronic newsletters; facilitating, organizing, planning, and assisting with outreach events, conferences, seminars, summits, visiting speaker and other promotional opportunities; editing, writing and designing center-wide written and graphic materials, including the annual report, fact sheets, infographics, and similar documents. In addition, assist in designing, organizing, and facilitating academic seminars and conferences on injury topics and collaborate on the design and delivery of workshops and trainings for community practitioners.

Click here to apply. Applications are due May 13, 2019. 

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