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November 5, 2018

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MJ-School Opportunities

Information Session - BrightHouse Consulting
Do you dream of doing creative work that has a real, positive impact on global society? BrightHouse is a global creative consultancy that helps clients find and articulate their “Purpose,” or reason for existence, beyond selling products to fulfilling higher order societal needs. Our creative department produces films, narratives, activation ideas, and communications materials to bring Purpose to life through eloquent and compelling storytelling. Some of our recent clients include P&G, Dr Pepper, Nestle, Delta, and Mercedes-Benz. This work requires a mind for creative storytelling, a heart for social impact, and a passport for global travel.

If that sounds like you, come talk with BrightHouse staff and former interns to learn more about what we do and our paid summer internships in writing, design, art direction, and film. The information session is on Wednesday, November 14 from 5-6pm in Carroll 33.

Meet the Pros: Bridget Harrington
Bridget Harrington is the Executive Director of Innovate Raleigh, an organization working to drive Raleigh into the top five innovation hubs in the country. Bridget has 15 years of experience in marketing and entrepreneurship, including co-founding her own marketing firm, Syndicate Media Group. Bridget has worked in New York City, San Francisco and Raleigh. 

Bridget will be hosting an information session in Carroll 141 on Friday, November 16, from 1:00-2:00pm. Students interested in careers in marketing or entrepreneurship, or those interested in working in San Fransisco or New York City should attend!

Meet the Pros: Jessica Stringer
Jessica Stringer is a 2010 alum and the Executive Editor of Chapel Hill Magazine. Jessica also has experience as an editor, blogger and writer for Southern Living Magazine. 

Jessica will be holding one-on-one office hours on November 16 from 1-3pm in Carroll 161. Students interested in careers in reporting and magazine editing are highly encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity! Click here to sign up for a meeting. Slots are first come, first served.

MJ Study Abroad Basics Information Session
Learn the basics of planning your study abroad experience as an MJ-school student at this information session on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 4:30 p.m. The session will be held in Carroll 253.

This session is intended for students who are in the early stages of planning their experience and want to learn where they can go and what they can study.

Entrepreneur Applicants - Launch / Chapel Hill, NC
Launch, Chapel Hill's award winning Business Accelerator located in the heart of downtown, has opened our 
application for Cohort 11!  Launch is looking for entrepreneurs who are committed to growing their early stage businesses through our program starting January 2019.

The application is open until November 9th. Any questions?  Check out our website at or reach out to

Freelance Videographer Opportunity - Three Ships Media / Raleigh, NC
Three Ships Media is in need of a freelance videographer for a one-off project for one of our media properties, Mattress Advisor, at our office in Raleigh located very close to Cameron Village. We are filming a "blind mattress test" with the workers in our office. Filming should take roughly an hour (maybe two). We will need them to edit the footage as well.

We are flexible on timing but would like to get it done before Thanksgiving. We will work with the schedule of whoever we choose to film, it will just have to take place sometime between regular business hours. Preferably late-afternoon around 4 or 5 pm. For all those interested, email with a link to your portfolio. This will be paid! Payment is negotiable.

Fellowship - Lead for America / Chapel Hill, NC
Lead for America bridges the divide between local governments and aspiring young leaders by recruiting, training and placing talented and diverse college graduates in local government positions nationwide for a paid two-year fellowship. We look to the local because this is where we are raised, shaped, and cared for. We look to government because it creates the tools we can use to care for one another more strongly.
Over the course of the two years, LFA Fellows will gain a new perspective and appreciation for local government, understand the most pressing issues facing our communities, be equipped with tools to enact communal and systemic change, establish relationships with partner universities and organizations, and gain opportunities to engage with a growing alumni network of passionate leaders, who together will continue to serve as transformational public service leaders in communities across the nation.
Lead for America’s inaugural year will place 40 Fellows in communities across North Carolina and 10 Hometown Fellows across the country. To receive more information about the Lead for America fellowship and whether it is right for you, fill out the Fellow Registration Form.

Summer Internships - News & Observer and Herald Sun / Raleigh-Durham, NC
The summer internship program at The News & Observer and The Herald-Sun is now open for applications from college students.

Through the three-month paid program, students will gain practical education and professional experience while working closely with reporters, editors and visual journalists. The internship is open to sophomores, rising and current juniors and graduating seniors in a four-year degree program. Click here for more info.

Summer Internships - The Charlotte Observer / Charlotte, NC
The Charlotte Observer’s summer internships offer talented college journalists the opportunity to grow and develop in a metro newsroom that covers a vibrant, growing city.

Internships are paid and cover 10 weeks. A limited number of academic internships are also available. These students receive college credit or academic consideration. To be eligible, a candidate must provide written authorization they’ll receive credit or other academic consideration from their college.

We prefer to hire rising seniors, but students at all levels of college are eligible. Click here to apply.

Digital Content Producer - Carolina Hurricanes / Raleigh, NC
The Carolina Hurricanes are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic and detail-oriented social media producer to create content for team social media and digital channels on a daily basis, utilizing a strategic and creative approach while displaying a strong understanding of the sports and social media marketing industry. 

The Digital Content Producer is responsible for the conceptualization, planning, editing and overall production of engaging video and photo content for the team’s digital properties and social media profiles. 

Click here to apply.

Sales & Marketing Manager - Halifax County Convention & Visitor's Bureau / Roanoke Rapids, NC
Position performs sales and marketing activities that promote Halifax County to meeting planners, sports tournaments, group tour operators and the leisure travel market. The position handles e-marketing, database management and volunteers. The position will assist in the strategy and management of our owned and paid media programs, including those in the digital space.

Position works with hotels, attractions, tourism related businesses and community partners to assist with promotions and events to increase tourism spending.

If you are interested in applying, please forward your resume’ to Mention “Manager of Sales & Marketing” in the subject line.

Digital Reporter - American City Business Journals / Charlotte, NC
ACBJ’s National News Desk is looking for a top-notch digital journalist who knows how to drive page views without giving in to click-bait strategies. We need someone who understands the lively side of business news — the hot trends, big-name companies, celebrity-level executives, expensive homes, gazillion-dollar deals — and wants to tell those stories. The ideal candidate is energized by a collaborative, fast-paced environment where constant conversation about trends and metrics drives the coverage. This is a 6-month position, with the potential to turn into a full time opportunity.

Click here for more information. To apply, send a resume, cover letter and three clips to Beth Hunt, director of editorial recruiting and development, American City Business Journals:

Communications Manager - ACC Network / Bristol, CT
ESPN is seeking a Communications Manager for the ACC Network. The Communications Manager will be responsible for serving as the key communications contact for the ACC Network and supporting all press activities related to ACC Network, as well as PR team initiatives including college football, bowl games, NCAA Championships, Olympic sports, ratings and all relevant studio programming.

Click here for more information or to apply.

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