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A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications

K-State Libraries

Job Title: Student Specialist, Communications & Marketing

Job Description: The student specialist assists the Communications & Marketing Department with both internal and external communications (especially via social media) and supports promotion of K-State Libraries collections, events and services. The ideal candidate will have a passion for K-State and/or a love of libraries. Must be able to commit to a minimum of 12 hours during our office hours (8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday). 

Description of Duties:

  • Planning twice weekly posts on Facebook that are engaging and informative
  • Creating and curating content for our Instagram account
  • Using Trello to manage long-range Twitter calendar; scheduling tweets and monitoring for mentions using HootSuite, and participating on the Twitter Team
  • Documenting day-to-day library activities through digital photography
  • Posting Libraries items to K-State Today for Students
  • Assisting with administrative marketing tasks such as placing signs and maintaining supplies inventory for giveaways and brochures
  • Planning and executing at least one marketing campaign per semester for a pre-selected K-State Libraries’ program

Required Skills:

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Proficient with social media such as Facebook and Twitter
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions and work independently
  • Ability to work as part of a creative, collaborative team
  • Proficient with basic PC software

Helpful Skills:

  • Knowledge of and appreciation for K-State Libraries
  • Digital photo editing skills
  • Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator skills
  • Video creation and editing

Equipment used:

  • PC and/or Mac
  • Mobile devices, e.g., smart phone, iPad

Hours:

  • The applicant will be working 12-20 hours Monday through Friday each week; including summer.  

Apply:

To apply, please download the application form (pdf). Once you have completed the application

  1. Click File > Save As and use Your Name as the file name.
  2. Attach your saved application, resume and current class schedule to an e-mail
  3. Send to libhr@ksu.edu with the subject line Student - {Name of Position(s) you are applying for}.

**If you are selected for an interview you will be contacted via e-mail.**

 

KWCH 12 Internships, Wichita, KS

Job Title: Multiple Positions Available 

Job Description: Visit http://www.kwch.com/station/jobs/ for details

Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning, K-State

Job Title: Student Assistant, Communications Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Hours per week: 15
Job Work Schedule: Flexible
Wage: $10.00 per hour
Job Description: Responsibilities include development of internal and external departmental communications. These include a weekly e-newsletter, quarterly alumni communications and digital displays of faculty and student work. Qualifications: Required: - Strong work ethic and reliability. - Strong visual communication skills and attention to detail. - Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud, especially Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. - Knowledge of or demonstrated ability to quickly learn how to work in Constant Contact and K-State web CM system. Desired: - Knowledge of Adobe Premier and AfterEffects. - Written communication skills. Application Instructions: Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio to lrcpdept@ksu.edu.

 

Los Angeles Times Internship Program

It's never too early to start thinking about internships for Summer 2018! Check out the details for the Los Angeles Times Internship Program:

Job Description: Interested in working with some of the best journalists around? We offer 10 weeks of intensive, hands-on experience in a region where big stories are the norm. We place interns throughout the L.A. Times: Metro/Local, Sacramento, Sports, Business, Features (Home, Image, Travel, Food, Mind & Body), Arts & Entertainment, Editorial Pages, Washington, D.C., bureau, Photography/Video, Data Desk, Visualization and Data, Design and latimes.com. (Our copy editing intern is selected through the Dow Jones News Fund's national selection process.) These are paid internships and placements usually run from mid-June to late August. Internships are limited to summer unless otherwise noted.

Qualifications: Applicants must be actively working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree and must be eligible to work in the U.S. Graduates may qualify if you've finished school within six months of the start of the internship. Applicants for the visual journalism and most reporting internships must have a valid driver's license and access to a car in good working condition. Internships are for students who have not worked professionally as staff journalists. Little training is offered, so previous internship experience is preferred.

For further information, contact Director of News Development Tracy Boucher at (213) 237-6737 or at tracy.boucher@latimes.com.

Web site: http://www.latimes.com/about/la-los-angeles-times-internship-program-htmlstory.html