SMSC students Don Simmons and Hallie Hart wrote in The Oklahoma Publisher (http://www.okpress.com/Websites/okpress/files/Content/578422/August_2018_Oklahoma_publisher.pdf) about their summer newspaper internships.

Interested in a similar internship next summer?  At least 17 newspapers will receive Oklahoma Newspaper Foundation funding to host a paid intern in summer 2018.

Interns will work between 30 and 40 hours per week for at least seven to eight weeks.  The internship salary will increase in 2019 to $10.00 per hour for a maximum of $2,800 provided by ONF.

The deadline for applications will be February 15.  Start working on your published clips.  Don't wait!

More information at http://www.okpress.com/internships

KCD Enterprises is looking for an Assistant News Director/Reporter w ho wants to join our KWON-KYFM-KRIG-KPGM team.  Must have excellent verbal and writing skills, and be computer literate in Microsoft Office to search out, write and deliver news and features on air, digital and mobile technologies.  Sports experience a plus.  Driver's License required.  Pick up an application at 1200 SE Frank Phillips Blvd. or download an application:  www.bartlesvilleradio.com  and click Employment Opportunities., and email to:  jobs@bartlesvilleradio.com or fax resume:  918-336-6939.

Equal Opportunity Employers.

Andrew (Drew) Scott Firle, of Allen, Texas, died July 31, 2018, as a result of severe brain trauma from a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Aug. 1, 2016.  He was born June 13, 1994, in St. Louis.

Drew is survived by his parents, Robert Firle of Corsicana and Susan (Schmidt) Firle of Allen; his sister Lauen (Firle) Dye and brother-in-law Michael Dye of Colorado Springs, CO.  He also leaves his maternal grandparent, Shirley Schmidt of St. Louis; and his paternal grandparents, Robert and Mary Firle of St. Louis.  Drew will be missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Drew attended schools in Allen and graduated from Allen High School in 2012, where his love of sports, especially basketball, got him involved in the media program.  At the time of the accident, Drew was a student at Oklahoma State University majoring in Media and Strategic Communications with an emphasis in Sports Media Radio Broadcasting.  Drew was also working as a summer intern at Dallas City Hall in their Communications Department.

A Memorial Mass will be held Aug. 6 at 1 p.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church in the Chapel at 1515 Greenville Ave., Allen, Texas, and a reception will follow after the service.  In lieu of flowers, the famly asks that you consider donations to the Brain Trauma Foundation in memory of Drew, which can be found at www.braintrauma.org,, a nonprofit organization.  All money donated helps improve the outcome of those with traumatic brain injury.

 Also, a funeral will be in St. Louis on a date to be determined.

  • Position Title:  Strategic Comunications Intern

    Essential Function:  Paid, temporary position (no benefits or leave accrual) in the OneNet Communications Department for the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.  Position is part-time (no more than 29 per week), no benefits or leave accrual.  Position will pay $12.00-$15.00 per hour based on experience and skill set

    Responsibilities and Duties
    * Research and write feature stories and other content for the web and outreach materials
    * Write and design promotional materials and create PowerPoint presentations
    * Assist OneNet executive director and communication director in Council on Information Technology (CoIT) initiatives
    * Assist with OneNet customer outreach initiatives and event planning
    * Conduct surveys and prepare reports for submission
    * Develop content and new strategies for OneNet's social media presence
    * Assist with OneNet customer outreach initiatives and event planning
    * Take and edit photos for web and print materials
    * Other duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications
    * Junior or Senior in bachelor's degree program or graduate student iwth a major in public relations, marketing, strategic communications or journalism.
    * Strong communication and writing skills with knowledge of AP Style
    * Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud and WordPress.
    * Knowledge of social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube)
    * Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
    * Self motivation, positive attitude and willingness to learn
    * Work hours must be between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. with no more than 29 hours per week worked.

    Preferred Qualifications
    * Supervision:  The intern performs work under the supervision of the Director of OneNet Stratgegic Planning and Communications
    Work Hours:  Agency offices are open to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  These are the normal office hours for Agency employees.
    Physical Demands: Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.  Exhibit manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to operate a computer keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Ability to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids.  Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels, with or without aids.  Ability to communicate clearly.  Physical ability to lift up to 25 pounds, to bend, stoop, climb stairs, walk and reach.  Must use the proper manual handling equipment including but not limited to dollies, carts and lift team members.  Duties are normally performed in an office envieonmwnt with a moderate noise level.
    *Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education is an Equal Opportunity Employee

    Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit one writing sample

    Supplemental Questions:
    1. Are you a Junior or Senior in a bachelor's degree program with a major in public relations, marketing, mass communications or journalism?
    Yes _____      No _____
    2. Describe your proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Adobe Creative Suie.  (Open Ended Question)
    3.Do you have experience with social media, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube?
    Yes _____     No _____
    4. Do you have the ability to work up to 30 hours a week between the hours of 7:30-4:30?
    Yes _____     No _____
    5: How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    Public Job Posting _____
    Internal Job Posting ___)__
    Agency Referral _____
    Advertisement/Publication _____
    Personal Referral _____
    Indeed.com _____
    Other Website _____
    Other _____

    Required Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Writing Sample


 

Position Title:  Multimedia Content Intern

Position Number: 140000

Pay Rate:  $12.00 to $15.00 per hour, no benefits or leave accrual

Position Type:  Part Time

Essential Function:  Communication Department for the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.  Position is part-time (no more than 29 hours per week), no benefits or leave accrual.  Position will pay $12.00 - $15.00 per hour based on experience and skill set.

Responsibilities and Duties
* Researching and writing feature stories, employee spotlights and customer spotlights for OneNet's website and the Council on
  Information Technology website
* Creating and editing content for websites utilizing WordPress
* Developing content and new strategies for OneNet's social media presence
* Writing and designing outreach materials utilizing Adobe InDesign
* Designing graphics using Adobe Illustrator for use in outreach materials,websites, presentations and social media
* Taking and editing photos for web and print materials utilizing Adobe Photoshop
* Shooting, editing and producing video using Adobe Premiere for websites and social media
* Creating PDF documents and forms using Adobe Acrobat
* Assisting with customer outreach initiatives and event planning

Minimum Qualifications:  Junior or Senior in bachelor's degree program or graduate student with a major in public relations, marketing, mass communications or journalism.  Strong communication and writing skills with knowledge of AP style.  Proficiency in Adobe CreativeCloud and WordPress.  Knowledge of social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube).  Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.  Self-motivation, positive attitude and willingness to learn.  Ability to work no more than 29 hours per week.  Work hours must be between 7:e0 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Supervision:  The employee performs work under the supervision of the Director of OneNet Strategic Planning and Communications

Work Hours:  Agency offices are open to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  These are the normal office hours for Agency employees.

Physical Demands:  Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.  Exhibit manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to operate a computer, keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment.  Ability to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids.  Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels, with or without aids.  Ability to communicate clearly.  Physical ability to lift up to 25 pounds, to bend, stoop, climb stairs, walk and reach.  Must use the proper manual handling equipment including but not limited to dollies, carts and lift team members.  Duties are normally performed in an office environment iwth a moderate noise level.

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel as classified.  The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Open Until Filled:  Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:  Plese submit one writing example

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a Junior or Senior in a bachelor's degree program with a major in public relations, marketing, mass communications or journalism?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience with social media, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Describe your proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Adobe Creative Suite.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe your skills in graphic design, publication layout and video editing.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication 
    • Personal Referral
    • Indeed.com
    • Other Website
    • Other
  6. * Are you available to work between 20 and 30 hours a week between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
1.  Resume/CV
2.  Cover Letter
3.  Writing Sample



A collaborative, exciting, creative team seeks an Electronic Communications Intern who can strategie and write both proactive and reactive content for a variety of electronic formats including social media content, blogs, web and email.  The successful candidate will complete the internship with numerous published writing samples and broad experience in the area of communications relevant to new professionals entering the field.

The Electronic Communications will work 10-15 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters.  Hours will be scheduled during Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.  Attendance may be required for 1-3 evening events per semester, including Nov. 9, 2018.  Some special project hours may be available during the summer depending on schedule.

Salary:  $11.50 per hour

Responsibilities:  Intern will be a content creator and a brand ambassador.  Intern will write, design, listen and engage.  Asa member of Libbrary Communication Services, the intern will also be called on to contribute to brainstorming sessions for campaigns and special projects, appear in Library videos, edit and proofread Library publications and perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:  
* A student in School of Mdia and Strategic Communications who has successfully completed Media Style and Structure or a student with equivalent experience
* Comfort contributing to the messaging and development of marketing and public relations campaigns
* Willingness to appear and/or speak on camera for Library promotional video
* Ability to maintain professional decorum in a team environment based on idea generation, creativity and collaboration

Desired Qualifications:
* Proficiency in AP style
* Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Google Drive, and ability to work on PC
Proficiency with Constant Contact, Blogger, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Application Instructions: Application review begins immediately.  For full consideration, apply on or before June 29.  The position is open until filled.  Skype interviews are available for out-of-town candidates. Only complete applications will be consideed.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Applicants must submit:  
* Application (https://forms.library.okstate.edu/machform/view.php?id=32780)
* Letter of Interest
* Resume
* Writing sample

For additional information, please visit or contact the Dean's Office at 744-9725.

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