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Content and Graphic Design Interns, Arbitrage Media, Des Moines

Want to get paid to blog about shoes or social media marketing?

Arbitrage Media, a Digital Marketing Agency in Des Moines (www.arbitragemedia.co) is looking for Content and Graphic Design interns. Positions could start right away and go through the end of the Summer (and possibly even longer).

Skills we are looking for:
Graphic Design
Content creation (writing articles, blogging)

This is
Project-based work
Paid and Unpaid internships are available.
Students will get to work on actual client accounts.
No set schedule, can work from home
Prior experience writing for newspapers or magazines is preferred (but not required).

We also have needs in Web design and Photography/Videography.

For more information or to apply, please send an email to jobs@arbitragemedia.co.
Direct questions to:

Zach Houk
Arbitrage Media
http://www.arbitragemedia.co
zach@arbitragemedia.co

Media Assistants, Drake Athletic Communications

Drake Athletic Communications is looking for students to assist in media operations for 2-3 hour shifts during Relays on Friday and Saturday. Students would assist in gathering video interviews of the winners of every final high school and collegiate race/event and also the top-two finishers in the elite events.

This is great experience in interviewing, video and also learning media operations, sports information and PR for a world class athletic event. Students will interact with some of the best collegiate track athletes in the country and professional athletes in the world, as well as Drake University’s athletic communications staff.

To get in on the action contact:
Justin Bohn, Assistant Director for Athletic Communications
515-271-3014
920-728-2253
justin.bohn@drake.edu

 

Audio Storytelling Intern, Community Research Summer Scholar Program

Community Research Summer Scholar Program seeks student audio storytelling paid intern for late summer workshop with immigrant and refugee young adults on Drake’s campus

Apply by Monday, April 24 at crssp@drake.edu

CRSSP seeks Drake student to provide instruction, mentoring, and support to scholars participating in an audio storytelling workshop held between July 24 and August 11 2017 at Drake University. At the workshop, a group of young adult scholars age 16-20 from immigrant and refugee communities in Des Moines will work with three Drake faculty to create audio storytelling podcasts about immigrants and refugees in the city.

Responsibilities of the audio tutoring specialist will include:

  • Provide instruction on recording, editing, and crafting audio stories in podcast format
  • Helping high school students feel more confident with Audacity software
  • Providing feedback about audio quality and story telling in listening sessions, both group and one-on-one.
  • Accompany team members as needed to field sites to record natural sound.
  • Meeting with faculty facilitators to ensure progress throughout the workshop.
  • Finalizing podcasts for rollout.
  • Availability 8-5 weekdays July 24-August 11, a few additional hours in late August.

Wage is $9 per hour.

Audio tutoring desired characteristics

  • Interest in and knowledge of immigrant and refugee issues.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Ability to take initiative to teach Audacity and other audio journalism skills
  • Empathy and ability to work with students holding different levels of English language fluency.
  • Comfort working in new situations and to work independently
  • Excellent ability to provide and receive feedback
  • Willingness to become knowledgeable of the workshop goals and objectives.
  • Ability to arrive on time and stay until the end
  • Confident enough to ask clarifying questions to ensure a successful creation of audiopodcasts
  • Takes initiative, works collaboratively and independently

If interested, please send letter of interest and resume to crssp@drake.edu.

Questions?  Write to Darcie.vandegrift@drake.edu (Howard Hall 130)

Notetakers, Community Studies Summer Scholar Program

The Community Studies Summer Scholar Program (CRSSP, pronounced crisp) is hiring two notetakers to provide a written record of workshops held between July 24 and August 11 2017 at Drake University. At the workshop, a group of young adult scholars age 16-20 from immigrant and refugee communities in Des Moines will work with three Drake faculty to create audio storytelling podcasts about immigrants and refugees in the city.

Responsibilities of the notetaker will include:

  • Listen to and observing group discussions and activities
  • Taking notes of workshop activities
  • Providing proofread notes at the end of each day
  • Meeting with faculty facilitators to ensure adequate depth and accuracy of notes
  • Capture essential themes that emerge in conversation
  • Availability 8-5 weekdays July 24-August 11.

Wage is $9 per hour.

Note Taker Desired Characteristics

  • Interest in and knowledge of immigrant and refugee issues.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Non-intrusive in conversation
  • Respectful of others’ opinions
  • Maintain neutrality while participating as a note taker
  • Excellent listening and observation skills
  • Willingness to become knowledgeable of the workshop goals and objectives.
  • Familiarity with desired workshop report content so that the note taker is able to listen for and capture key themes and outcomes
  • Ability to arrive on time and stay until the end
  • Confident enough to ask clarifying questions to accurately capture discussion.Apply by Monday, April 24 at crssp@drake.edu

Intern, Marketing & Event Coordinator, LeadingAge Iowa

Intern, Marketing & Event Coordinator

  1. PRIMARY FUNCTION: This paid internship will provide experience supporting professional development programs, conferences, website design, social media relations, newsletters and statewide awards program for LeadingAge Iowa, a non-profit trade association representing the spectrum of non-profit providers who serve more than 30,000 older adults in Iowa through skilled nursing, assisted and independent living, home health, adult day care, respite, hospice and home-delivered meals.
  1. HIGHLIGHTS: Internship will include redesign of association’s website and design of 2017 Fall Conference and Awards ceremony materials, signature association events.
  1. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Marketing
    1. Markets professional development programs.
    2. Markets awards nomination process and award winners.
    3. Designs marketing materials, displays and awards.
  2. Event Coordination
    1. Coordinate venue logistics for professional development events in conjunction with Director of Professional Development.
    2. Establish program registration within database.
  3. Associate Member Relations
    1. Organize trade shows in conjunction Fall Leadership Conference in conjunction with Director of Professional Development.
  4. Member Communications & Website
    1. Compile and distribute the bi-weekly association newsletter.
    2. Maintain career section of website.
    3. Assist with website content management and design.
  5. Professional Development Support
    1. Design educational program brochures and web pages
    2. Assist with On-demand learning center and webinar delivery.
    3. Administer and coordinate professional development program evaluations.
    4. Provide CEU certificates to attendees.
  6. Other duties as assigned
  1. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  1. Educational Requirements: Currently a college student.  Experience with In-Design,  website design, marketing & communications preferred.  Ideal would also be experience with complete Adobe suite and  Movavi Video Editor.
  2. Mental Demands:
    1. Demonstrate effective communications skills with staff, LeadingAge Iowa members, and the general public.
    2. Demonstrate ability to develop and maintain good interpersonal relations with staff and LeadingAge Iowa members.
    3. Demonstrate use of mature judgment and demonstrate excellent problem solving skills and ability.
    4. Able to handle job responsibilities in a positive, professional manner.
  3. Physical Demands:
    1. Sit, walk, stand: The individual in this position spends approximately 60% of the time sitting while utilizing the computer and on the phone.  Approximately 40% of the day in spent standing and/or walking while using office equipment, supporting events, etc.
    2. Bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl: Occasionally will be required to obtain material from bottom file drawer or retrieve paper materials from low areas.
    3. Reach, handle, finder, and feel: Must have good manual dexterity for this position.  Must be able to complete paperwork, document in ledgers, utilize the computer, etc.
    4. Climb, balance: Not required with any frequency for this position.
    5. Lift, carry, push, pull: The individual in this position lifts and carries objects not weighting more than ten pounds, generally files or small office supplies and equipment.
    6. See and Hear: Must have adequate visual and auditory abilities to translate information into the computer and complete manual documentation, this is required on an almost continual basis.  Must have adequate auditory abilities to respond to other staff and LeadingAge Iowa member requests.
  4. WORK ENVIRONMENT
    1. Works primarily indoors (95% of the time) in a well-illuminated, climate-controlled environment. Approximately 5% of the week is spent outside, traveling to meetings, performing errands, etc.
    2. Works with frequent interruptions.
  5. HOURS & PAY
    1. Office hours are M-F, 8-4:30 but the hours for the internship are negotiable within that timeframe. Anticipate between 25-30 hours per week.  Ideal timeframe would be mid-June through October, recognizing that hours would reduce significantly once school started.
    2. Pay will be negotiated based upon experience and skills.

To apply, submit resume to:

Shannon Strickler
President/CEO
LeadingAge Iowa
11001 Aurora Avenue
Urbandale, IA
sstrickler@leadingageiowa.org

Internships at MediaTracks Communications

  • NOTE–Drake students have interned here so this company is ready to hire more!

MediaTracks Communications is a great place to intern! We work with national agencies, clients and brands, but our staff is small enough to give you individual attention and guidance. You will use your training, hone your skills, discover new talents and accumulate an impressive project list for your resume and marketable skills toolbox. Our interns roll up their sleeves and truly contribute to our team.  Past interns have gone on to become published authors and to work at NPR’s All Things Considered, KNX-AM Los Angeles, WAND-TV, ABC News, ESPN and with us.. Although our internships are unpaid, you can earn college credit. Interns usually work 2 days/15 hrs per week, for 8-12 weeks. Most interns work June through August, but some spots may be available in fall and spring semesters as well.

We have positions that provide experience in many disciplines. Apply here:

https://mediatracks.com/internships/