NBC News Looking for Student Runners for Production in Dearborn, MI on March 8th and 9th


Christopher Essner
, Production Manager with NBC news contacted the department with a request to recruit students to act as Runners/Production Assistants for Sunday and Monday.  These students will help coordinate the production, wrangle on air guests, assist producers with scripts, and coordinate the arrival/departure of the 200 person audience. They prefer a few of the students have cars with them in case they are asked to go on supply runs, but can work with whomever is available.
This is a PAID position, so students will be compensated hourly for their work.  

This is a great opportunity for students to get their foot in the door of entertainment media production.  We will forward the student information of the five first students contacting commadvisor@umich.edu. Positions should be filled by Thursday 3/5/20.

Summer Campaign Job Opportunities

Want to spend your summer building skills that will help you launch your career, while working on urgent issues you care about, like protecting the environment and our public health, and making good money? Find out more and apply at www.summerjobsthatmatter.org. We’ll be on your campus on 3/16 & 3/17, and again on 3/23 & 3/24, call us at 303-573-5858 to schedule an interview.
The Fund for the Public Interest is seeking hard-working individuals with a passion for social change to fill citizen outreach and Field Manager positions across the country this summer. We are hiring full-time staff, with leadership opportunities available, with offices in over 25 cities across the country this summer, to work on issues like tackling climate change, saving bees from dangerous pesticides, and stopping single-use plastics from polluting our oceans and other waterways.
  • Get experience with the leadership and communication skills and connections needed to launch your career
  • Educate and engage citizens on pressing issues
  • Build membership and raise money for environmental and social change groups
  • Earn an average of $6,000-$8,000 this summer 

To apply online, visit: www.summerjobsthatmatter.org or call us directly at 303-573-5858! We are also hiring for career positions for college graduates. For college graduates and graduating seniors, consider starting your career in activism, nonprofits, and political work as a Canvass Director. To apply online, visit www.fundjobs.org!

Marketing Research Internship

Position Type: 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 Summer 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 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 internship

Salary: Unpaid internship

Required Documentation: Cover Letter, Resume

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

Program Coordinator Internship

The Ann Arbor Street Art Fair – the Original, a 501(c)3 organization and one of the nation’s premiere annual outdoor visual arts events, is currently seeking an advanced level student for a paid summer intern position. The internship offers a tremendous opportunity to gain hands-on experience and build your resume as part of a small, dedicated team that produces one of the most highly ranked art fairs in the country. The Program Coordinator Internship provides you with real-world event production experience as you assist with the planning and implementation of the 2020 Street Art Fair, Townie Street Party, and Dart for Art. The 2020 Ann Arbor Art Fair is July 16th-19th and the Townie Street Party and Dart for Art are July 13th.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Program Coordinator reports to the Executive Director, but works closely with the Artist Coordinator and Operations Manager to implement or assist with an assortment of programs that are part of Art Fair week. These include, but are not limited to: the Youth Art Fair, Community Central, Art Activity Zones, Demo Zone; Fountain Stage, information stations, and overall event operations for both the Fair, Townie Party, and Dart for Art.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong desire to build a career in event management.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to see a project through to the end.
  • Ability to work independently or work at the direction of others as appropriate.
  • Good listening and strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to deal with Art Fair participants and the public in a pleasant and professional manner at all
    times.
  • Ability to problem-solve and obtain positive outcomes under pressure.
  • Willingness to work as a member of a small but dedicated team in a highly kinetic environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Word, and Excel.

The internship offers a flexible start date, beginning in late April with limited hours, steadily increasing to 15-20 hours a week as we get closer to the events. Full-time+ will be required the week before and during the Art Fair. The position will conclude after wrap up is complete in July. Hours are flexible around specific deadlines and prescribed timeframes. Overtime is paid during fair week. To apply for this internship, please submit a cover letter and resume to Maureen Riley at mriley@artfair.org. Applications will be accepted until the internship is filled.

Communications Coordinator Internship

The Ann Arbor Street Art Fair – the Original, a 501(c)(3) organization and one of the nation’s premiere annual outdoor visual arts events, is currently seeking an advanced level student for a paid spring/summer intern position. The internship offers a tremendous opportunity to gain hands-on
experience and build your resume as part of a small, dedicated team that produces one of the most highly ranked art fairs in the country. The Communications Coordinator Internship provides you with real-world marketing and event management experience as you assist with the planning and implementation of the 2020 Street Art Fair, Townie Street Party and the Dart for Art. The 2020 Ann Arbor Art Fair is July 16th- 19th and the Townie Street Party and Dart for Art are July 13th.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Communications Coordinator works as part of team that produces the Street Art Fair, Townie Street Party, and Dart for Art. The Communications Coordinator’s primary focus is graphic design, social media marketing, and content management. Duties include, but are not limited to, graphic design layout projects, updating Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, updating website content, writing and sending e- newsletters, and working with the Art Fair’s PR firm as appropriate. Additional duties may be assigned as necessary. The Communications Coordinator is expected to work the events and will be assigned on-site duties as part of the production team.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of, and experience using, social media platforms.
  • Familiarity with web content management.
  • Familiarity with graphic and video design.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to see a project through to the end.
  • Ability to work independently or work at the direction of others as appropriate.
  • Ability to deal with media, artists, and the public in a pleasant and professional manner at all times.
  • Ability to problem-solve and obtain positive outcomes under pressure.
  • Willingness to work as a member of a small but dedicated team in a highly kinetic environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe products.
  • Strong desire to build a career in a communications or marketing field.

The internship offers a flexible start date, beginning in late April with limited hours, steadily increasing to 15 then 20 hours a week as we get closer to the events. Full-time+ will be required the week before
and during the Art Fair. The position will conclude after wrap up is complete in July. Hours are flexible around specific deadlines and prescribed timeframes. Overtime is paid during fair week.
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to Maureen Riley at mriley@artfair.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Michigan State University’s Department of Communication MA Program

Michigan State University is holding an open house event on March 13, 2020 with an informational session with our faculty and current students, a colloquium presentation by Dr. Maria Lapinski, and a lunch. If you are interested, please RSVP online at CLICK_HERE (closing deadline is March 11).

You can find more information about the program at: https://comartsci.msu.edu/academics/academic-departments/communication/graduate/master-arts-communication. Applications are due annually by April 1. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Dan Bergan, Director of the Masters Program at bergan@msu.edu.

Addiction, Violence, Insalubrity: How Is Esports Building a Billion-Dollar Empire?

Date and Time: Friday, February 21, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Location: Koessler Room, Michigan League (Dinner provided)

Let’s explore the underlying X factors of Esports! As a new era “gold rush”, Esports is redefining
the world of games. However, this billion-dollar industry is widely criticized for increasing the risk
of addiction, violence, and health problems. From game development to corporate social
responsibility, to higher education, how should Esports navigate the controversies?

Come join us at the panel discussion with Professor Katherine Babiak, Professor Austin Yarger, Ph.D.
student Luis Velazquez, and Arbor eSports’ president Alexander Ball. RSVP Here

Event hosted by Michigan China Forum

Student Facilitators Needed for Relationship Remix and Change it Up! 

First Year Experience (FYE) is hiring student facilitators for our Community Matters workshops, Relationship Remix and Change it Up! Relationship Remix and Change it Up! are 90-minute workshops that support incoming undergraduate students in developing skills to prevent, address, and repair harm in their communities. These programs use primary, secondary, and tertiary violence prevention frameworks to guide students through their reflection on these topics.
 
Community Matters facilitators will gain skills in leading educational programs, facilitating large group conversations, and supporting the transition of incoming students to the University. Interested applicants can view the job description here and apply for the position by February 25th at 11:59pm here. Questions about the role can be sent to Danielle Dros at ddros@umich.edu.

2020 Community Matters Facilitator Promotion.pdf