Museum Content Creator – UM Museum of Art!!

Position Overview:
The Museum Content Creator will partner with Marketing & Public relations and Public Experience & Learning at the University of Michigan Museum of Art to investigate topics and develop engaging, informative, and educational content around Museum exhibitions and programs.

Through interviews and collaboration with U-M faculty, students, Museum staff, and other partners, the Content Creator will uncover, plan, design, and create content for distribution across multiple platforms. Content will take the form of written blog posts, recorded audio interviews, photography, collaboration on development of other interactive online features for the Museum’s website, and other forms to be defined.

The majority of this work will center around the Museum’s upcoming exhibition Curriculum / Collection. Developed in collaboration with University faculty, the works in this exhibition were selected for their capacity to provoke engagement with the guiding questions and themes of several specific U-M courses, while also offering students material and inspiration for research projects in their areas of study.

This position requires 15-20 hours of work per week and the student must be enrolled for the fall and winter semester.

Duties and Responsibilities:
– Serve as the main content producer for the Museum’s forthcoming Curriculum / Collection blog during the Fall 2020 and Winter 2021 academic terms, creating blog posts on a variety of academic topics in collaboration with U-M Faculty, students, Museum staff and other partners.
– Assist with the development of content related to other Museum exhibitions and programs as needed
– Collaborate to identify content delivery channels that optimize impact
– Deliver a consistent brand voice and message related to UMMA and Curriculum / Collection


Length of appointment:
September 2020 — May 2021 (With potential to extend)


Job Requirements:
– Experience working on and writing editorial content (blog posts, news stories, op-eds, etc)
– Experience collecting, analyzing, understanding, and communicating information and ideas learned through published research
– A self-starter, one with a positive and enthusiastic approach to all tasks
– Conceptual thinker with a passion for sharing learned knowledge in a creative manner
– Excellent verbal and written communications skills
– Excellent organizational skills, extremely detail oriented with a strong attention to follow-through
– Exceptional time-management skills

Desired Qualifications:
– Student majoring in Communications, Art History, Museum Studies, Interdisciplinary studies, or a related major
– Photography skills a plus
– Experience with website content management systems (Drupal, WordPress, etc) is a plus

Click here to apply.

Hour Media Marketing Research Internship!!

Job Description

Hour Media, the publisher of Hour Detroit, DBusiness, Detroit Home, Metro Detroit Wedding magazines and more, is proud to offer a marketing research internship for the Fall 2020 term alongside Hour’s sister research company, Professional Research Services. Ideal candidates will work a minimum of 20 hours per-week. Schedules are negotiable, but a four month commitment is required. Interns must be enrolled in a university; however the intern does not have to be receiving credit to be eligible for the position. PRS works with several city and regional Magazines nationwide in providing them solid research methodology for their publications. Interns will assist the marketing research department in day-to-day tasks including, tracking survey results, fact checking professionals, assisting with marketing campaigns, emails campaigns and communicating with potential clients.

Requirements:

Qualified students will have a GPA of 3.0 or higher with strong Microsoft Excel skills. Hour Media offers its interns substantial projects and significant opportunity for skill-development. We are looking for hard-working individuals who enjoy a fast-paced environment and are willing to take on new tasks. Professionalism and responsibility are a must.

Note: This is an unpaid interns

To apply for this position, please contact apotter@hour-media.com with the required documentation listed above.
No phone calls, please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Alum Connections: Skylar Andrews & Eboni Freeman

Virtual Event

Behind the Scenes: the truth of working your way up in the shadows of Hollywood

Join us for a candid conversation with writer Eboni Freeman and producer Skylar Andrews about how they both carved out paths as Black women in the entertainment industry. Together Eboni and Skylar will share the not-so-glamorous aspects of establishing yourself in entertainment, the unspoken rules of Hollywood, and what it’s truly like to be a writer and producer. This is an exclusive opportunity for LSA students to learn from and engage with two established Black women working in entertainment.

About Skylar and Eboni:
Skylar Andrews (Communications and Media, ‘09) is a producer, driven to shed light on stories that challenge conventional paradigms. Her recent producing work includes Alex Morgan: The Equalizer, an ESPN+ documentary series, Milestones, a branded short film series with Toyota, and More Than a Football Player, an original short film and live performance with LeBron James’ sports empowerment brand UNINTERRUPTED. Skylar is currently developing an array of scripted and doc projects.

Eboni Freeman (Sports Management, ‘09) is a native Angelino who got her start in the television industry working behind the scenes for Fox Sports; winning an Emmy for her work covering the 2015 Women’s World Cup. In 2016, Eboni was chosen as a Sundance Episodic Fellow for her TV pilot, LOVELY WOMEN, which was also selected for WeForShe’s 2018 WriteHer List. She is currently an Executive Story Editor on the hit NBC series, THIS IS US. In 2019, Eboni was nominated for a Writer’s Guild Award and a Humanitas Award for her work on the show.

You should attend this session if you are:
A liberal arts and/or sciences undergraduate student
Interested in a career as a writer or producer
Looking to learn from the perspectives of Black women in entertainment

What you’ll gain from attending:
Get advice on how to navigate a career in entertainment
Get the inside scoop on the not-so-glamorous or rarely-surfaced aspects of working life in entertainment
Gain connections to two established professionals in entertainment

RSVP now to reserve your spot. By signing up, you will receive an email with details on how to join this virtual workshop the morning of the session.

The LSA Opportunity Hub aims to deliver inclusive and accessible experiences and welcomes all LSA students to participate. If you require accommodations to participate in this event please contact Carla Huhn at Carlavoy@umich.edu or 734.763.4674. so we can make arrangements.

Please be advised that this virtual event will be recorded and may be published later at future date through LSA Opportunity Hub’s media channels. If you’d prefer not to be recorded, please make sure to mute your video at the start of the event. If you have any concerns or questions, please reach out to us at lsa-opphub@umich.edu.

State Rep. Donna Lasinski- Internship Opportunity!

Michigan House of Representatives
POSITION POSTING
LEGISLATIVE INTERN


General Description:

The office of State Representative Donna Lasinski is currently looking to fill an internship position. An intern would be expected to aid the Representative and members of her staff ranging in the areas of legislation, communications, constituent affairs, general office management and miscellaneous tasks. Some responsibilities will include monitoring legislation, research and written correspondence to groups and individuals within House District 52. Hours are negotiable. Students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply.

COVID-19 REMOTE WORK- PLEASE NOTE:
Because internships will be entirely through remote work while the COVID-19 emergency continues, access to a computer with reliable internet access is necessary. Schedules will be individually arranged but must fall within office hours of 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday. Candidates who wish to work in the Lansing office in person when that becomes possible should indicate that in their cover letter.

Pay Range:
This is an unpaid position, but college credit is available. (See your school’s Internship Coordinator for more information on how to obtain college credit)

Minimum Qualifications:
Strong verbal and written communication skills. Previous office experience and knowledge of the Legislature and legislative process is a plus but not required. Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is required.

General Caucus: Democrat
The position is a non-civil service appointment to state government. All employees of the House of Representatives are considered at-will.

The position is a non-civil service appointment to state government. All employees of the House of Representatives are considered at-will.
This position will remain open until filled. Please send resume and cover letter to:
Michigan House of Representatives
State Representative Donna Lasinski
Attn: Hannah Chapman
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to:
hchapman@house.mi.gov


The Michigan House of Representatives accepts resumes only for current position vacancies. Information regarding current vacancies can be accessed online at http://www.house.mi.gov.
The Michigan House of Representatives is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Michigan law prohibits discrimination based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, arrest record or handicap. If an accommodation is needed during the application process, please contact the House Human Resources Office at (517) 373-3069.
Beginning June 25, 1990, a handicapper needing accommodations for employment must notify the employer in writing, within 182 days after the need is known.
Persons denied equal opportunity based on these conditions may file a complaint with the Michigan Civil Rights Commission.

Alumni Association is hiring a Social Media Intern!

The Alumni Association of the University of Michigan is seeking a self-motivated, detail-oriented student to serve as a Social Media Intern. Working directly with the marketing and communications team, the intern will conceptualize and create original digital media content for the Alumni Association’s social media channels, assist in the development, planning, and execution of content calendars and social media campaigns, and develop strategies to increase engagements and followers, particularly on Instagram.

Applicants should have impeccable communication skills, extensive familiarity with channels like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube, an enthusiasm for all things social, and an ability to tell stories through copywriting, photography, graphic design, and video.

Responsibilities:

  • Brainstorm ideas for day-to-day posts
  • Conceptualize and help implement campaigns to increase engagements and followers
  • Develop content calendar for Instagram Stories, focusing on organic coverage of day-to-day moments on campus and the promotion of internal programs and (virtual) events
  • Create content by building stories and graphics and capturing photos and videos from around campus
  • Build on digital engagement and promotional plan for new student membership
  • Analyze analytics to measure the success of campaigns
  • Familiarize with Alumni Association voice and brand guidelines

Requirements:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • An eye and ability for visual storytelling
  • Familiarity with Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and the social media landscape as a whole

Desired experience:

  • Photography
  • Video editing
  • Graphic design

Note:

Applicants should provide a resume and cover letter. Your cover letter should include, if applicable, links to any public social channels you manage (personal or otherwise) and responses to the following prompts:

  • What is your favorite social channel to use and why?
  • On any channel, what is an account you enjoy following and why?
  • In the length of a tweet, tell us why you would be a good fit for this job.

Connect with Andrea Joyce, Reporter for NBC Sports Group

Friday, July 24 | 11:00-12:00 p.m. | Virtual

As one of the first women to report on sports on the national stage, Andrea will speak about her trailblazing career in sports broadcasting covering global sporting events like the Olympics, World Figure Skating, the US and French Open tennis tournaments, and so much more. Andrea (Speech Communication ’76) will also talk to her start on local television and how she broke through glass ceilings to land roles at ESPN, CBS, and now NBC. Finally, she’ll impart wisdom she’s gained over the years to LSA students interested in working in the sports broadcasting industry.

Hear from LSA alums during an unforgettable summer of career connections

Until July 31st, you’ll have a chance to connect with LSA alums who have a wealth of experiential learnings; in-depth knowledge about various industries, organizations, and roles; and unique career stories to share with students such as yourself.

60 Days of Summer Connections is an opportune time for you to connect and learn from industry leaders who are committed to supporting your career exploration and professional development. Don’t miss this opportunity to get career insights directly from experienced alums, especially while you’re actively making decisions about your next steps.

Here are three ways you can hear from LSA alums during June and July:

  • Join our Alum Connections events for virtual Q&As (sign-up below)
  • Get career tips in our Alum Advice videos on the Hub’s IGTV
  • Read in-depth Alum Stories through the Hub’s website and newsletter (coming soon!)

Check back frequently for new Alum Connections events, Alum Advice videos, and Alum Stories!