Saturday, February 26, 2011

NYU Journalism's Hyperlocal Newsroom Summer Academy

Click here for more information about this great opportunity.

The Academy is centered on the community news site, The Local East Village - a collaboration of the New York Times and the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

KU Internship & Job Fair

The Kutztown University Internship & Job Fair will be held on Wed., March 2, in the MSU MPR from 1-4:00 p.m.
  • 57 employers coming to Kutztown looking for interns, summer hires & full-time hires from ALL majors.
  • Students are expected to attend professionally dressed with resumes in hand.
Prepare for the Fair:
  • Rezumania!! –resumes reviewed on the spot! Mon., Feb. 28, and Tue., March 1: 10 am – 3 p.m., MSU Lobby
  • How to Work a Career Fair info session – Tue. March 1: 11 -11:30am, MSU 250
Click here to see a list of organizations attending.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)

Applications for the FALL 2011 semester of THE HARRISBURG INTERNSHIP SEMESTER (THIS) are now being accepted.

This PASSHE sponsored program allows students to gain experience working in a state executive agency, legislative office or non-profit organization while receiving 15 academic credits toward their major. Students may have any academic major, but they must have demonstrated an interest in public policy or public service.

Applicants must submit an application form, two letters of recommendation, a writing sample, a transcript, and a resume. Students must have earned at least 45 undergraduate credits and a 3.0 or higher grade point average at the time of application.

Each student receives a stipend to help pay for the costs of room, board, and tuition.

Please contact the THIS Campus Coordinator: Dr. Paula Holoviak, Dept. of Political Science, OM 302 A Wing: holoviak[at]kutztown[dot]edu for application materials or for further information.

The deadline for applications for the Fall 2011 semester is Friday, March 4.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Crime Alert Berks County

Crime Alert Berks County is looking for innovative students who are Professional Writing majors or Public Relations minors interested in being a part of their organization.

Since this is a non-profit organization, this is a volunteer position. The student will be doing a number of duties including, but not limited to, the following:
• Writing press releases or articles for the organization
• Helping coordinate events such as their annual award ceremony, Stop Bullying poster contest, burger cookout fundraiser, and their Protected Playground program
• Managing the crime alert tip line
• Contacting the media

This is a terrific résumé builder and a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the public relations or writing field. Crime Alert Berks County is willing to work with students’ academic schedules and create a flexible work schedule.

For more information, contact Barry Rohrbach, President of Crime Alert Berks County, at (610) 779-6585 or

Crime Alert Berks County is an organization of interested citizens, businesses, service organizations, corporations and social clubs, which formed to help our police departments in Berks County, Pennsylvania, to obtain credible leads that will result in arrests of criminals and solving crimes. This organization's inception was on August 1, 1998. Numerous crimes have been solved and arrests have been made as a result of tips e-mailed and phoned into the tip line.