Monday, January 25, 2010

OSU Sport & Recreation Job Fair

Value City Arena; Columbus, OH
Friday, January 29, 2010. 1-3 PM
$7 Gets you admission, plus a ticket to the OSU Mens Ice Hockey game vs. Ferris State

This event will feature employers from a wide array of fields in the sport, recreation
and leisure industry including: the Cleveland Cavaliers, Columbus Blue Jackets,
Columbus Crew, OSU Athletics, YMCA Summer Camps and Sports Ohio.
Non-OSU students will be admitted with purchase of a discounted ticket to the OSU
Mens Ice Hockey game versus Ferris State ($7).
For a full list of employers attending and to purchase tickets, visit:, or for further questions please contact Ryan
Brownfield or Jean Wyer at 614. 292. 2741

Sponsored by the OSU College of Education and Human Ecology and OSU Department of Athletics

Executive Secretary Position Vacancy

Please open the link below to view the job vacancy announcement for Executive Secretary 2, PN 20035343, in the Division of Legal and Oversight.

Tim Rowe, Office of Personnel Services

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

614 466-0787

The mission of the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities is continuous improvement of the quality of life for Ohio citizens with developmental disabilities and their families.

Datatel Internship Deadline Extension

January 25, 2010
Dear Colleagues,
Great news!!! The deadline for applying for the Datatel Software Development Division Summer 2010 Internship has been extended to Friday, February 12, 2010! Please note that all applicants should be juniors with an anticipated graduation date of December 2010 or May 2011.
We are presently seeking three types of interns:
Programming Interns
 To be considered for this opportunity, you should be pursuing a Computer Science or MIS degree and have successfully completed several programming classes. Prior hands-on internship experience in a corporate environment is a plus.
Quality Assurance Interns
 To be considered for this opportunity, you should be pursuing a Computer Science, Information Technology degree or a Business degree with a focus in technology. Exposure in either accounting, human resources or finance is a plus. This person should be detail-oriented, analytical and thorough with good written and communication skills. You must be fluent in all aspects of MS Office and have experience with web/intranet creation tools.
Technical Writer/Documentation Interns
 To be considered for this opportunity, you should be pursuing a Technical Communication, Professional Writing, or a degree in a related field. You should be comfortable working with computers (word processing, graphics, and desktop publishing software), have successfully completed several technical writing classes and at least one computer programming class (any programming language). This internship is not a fit for a student who mainly enjoys creative writing (such as poetry or fiction), journalism, or types of technical writing other than software documentation (such as proposal writing or medical/scientific writing).
Prior hands-on or internship experience in a corporate environment and development experience is a plus. Students must be able to work full time from May 17 to August 6, 2010 at our headquarters office in Fairfax, Virginia. Interested students should send all application information to
For your reference, we are also including a copy of our original announcement. You can also visit our website,, for more detailed information or feel free to contact Pat Abbott, Intern Recruiter at
We look forward to hearing from your students!

Washington, DC Internships

Below is a link to a comprehensive listing of spring/summer internships around the DC-metro area.

DC Public Affairs and Communications Jobs

Monday, January 18, 2010

American Cancer Society Internship

Patricia Sanderson Memorial College Internship Program


Patricia Sanderson of Rockford, Illinois was a distinguished, 35-year Illinois Division volunteer. Her contributions and leadership enabled the Society to realize remarkable achievements, particularly in the communications and advocacy arena.

In Mrs. Sanderson’s memory, the officers of the Illinois Division Board of Directors have established the Patricia Sanderson Memorial Internship Program as a tribute to her commitment to solidifying the brand presence and public affairs activities of the American Cancer Society in Illinois. Through this internship program, now in its third year, a deserving undergraduate college student will be selected to assist the Society in accomplishing its communications and advocacy goals in Illinois, while enabling the student to gain meaningful workplace experiences that will assist high-potential professionals in their related fields of study and career pursuits.


Students will work aside key staff in the Division Headquarters office, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, for a 10-week period in the summer to provide public relations and marketing communications support for the Illinois Division. The intern will formally report to the Director of Public Relations. Wherever possible, his/her support will target key advocacy initiatives. Among the tasks to be included in this assignment:

  • Preparation of press materials and pitching the news media on behalf of the Society
  • Monitoring and measurement of how the Society is portrayed in the media
  • Development of other key communications materials, such as brochures, key messaging and speeches, that assist the communications and advocacy functions
  • Public relations planning and execution of key communications initiatives, including the Research Student Intern Program and mission/mission outreach activities
  • Communications outreach tied to key advocacy priorities, including access to health care
  • Collaborating with volunteers who assist in our outreach and as spokespersons


Undergraduate college students must meet the following application criteria:

  • Either attend an Illinois-based school or be an Illinois resident
  • Have completed their sophomore year of college
  • Have a minimum of a B average (cumulative 3.0 on 4.0 scale)
  • Plan to continue their education in the following term/semester
  • Are pursuing a degree in communications, journalism, marketing, public affairs or a related field and have related aptitudes

Application Process

The Illinois Division will begin to accept applicants for this internship opportunity in January 2010. Applicants are required to provide in full a completed application portfolio that includes the following five documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 500-word essay summarizing their career interests and intentions within the communications/advocacy arena
  • Two written references from academic/professional sources addressing the student’s credentials based on the internship’s skill requirements (noted above)
  • Students chosen for finalist interviews will be asked to provide an official transcript attesting to their GPA and favorable standing as a full-time student

Applicants also will be required to complete a standard internship application form and comply with all ACS standard pre-employment screening procedures including a criminal background investigation.

Deadline for submitting an application is February 15, 2010

Applications portfolios can be mailed or e-mailed to:

Tracey McFadden

225 N. Michigan Ave. Suite 1200

Chicago, IL 60601

Finalist interviews will be scheduled in March, and a decision will be announced in April.


The intern will be paid at the rate of $12 per hour, and in accordance with the Division’s standard payroll processing schedule. The intern’s employment status will be designated as nonexempt, limited/temporary, and non benefits-eligible. The intern’s typical work schedule will be Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but may vary based on business need and Division headquarters operating schedules. The intern will not be eligible for holiday pay.

ACS Policies

The intern will be subject to ACS Employment, Finance and other policies and procedures, as applicable for their position, and will be required to sign an Employee Handbook acknowledgement. The intern may be eligible for mileage reimbursement, subject to Division Finance policy. The intern will be an employee “at-will,” which means that the Society may terminate the employment relationship at any time for any reason.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Certificate for Teaching English Abroad

Teaching abroad is a great route to take. TEFL Worldwide offers the certificate course which qualifies students to teach English abroad. See what the graduates from our program have to say about our TEFL course and job guidance:

TEFL Worldwide
Freyova 12/1, 190 00 Prague 9, Czech Republic
Phone: +420 283 893 145
Fax: +420 283 892 440
US Representative available by phone from 9am to 9pm EST: 404-395-8220

Smithsonian Institution Summer Research Internship

There will be a competition for paid undergraduate summer research internships at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, in the summer of 2010. The program is called “Natural History Research Experiences.”
Program details and applications can be found at

Note that the application deadline is February 8th.

Martha's Vinyard Museum Summer Internships

The Martha's Vineyard Museum will be offering multiple summer
internships through the Curatorial, Oral History, Education and Special
Events departments.
For more information, please log on to our website:

Wednesday, January 13, 2010


George Voinovich is the senior United States Senator from the state of Ohio and a member of the Republican Party. Previously, he served as the Governor of Ohio from 1991-1998, and as the mayor of Cleveland from 1980-1989. He currently serves on the Environment and Public Works committee, the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee, and the Foreign Relations committee. The Senator’s office in Cincinnati aids the Senator in being a helpful federal partner to those individuals who are mired in bureaucratic red tape, by listening to the concerns of constituents, communicating they directly back to the Senator, and helping address those concerns on the local level.
Position: Internship
Location: Cincinnati office of United States Senator George V. Voinovich (R-OH)
Job Description:
 Interns will be asked to work one to two days per week, three to four hours at a time.
 Sessions
o Session 1 – Spring (January, February, March, April)
o Session 2 – Summer (June, July, August)
o Session 3 – Fall (September, October, November, December)
 Beginning and ending dates of the internships are flexible and will be adjusted, if necessary. For example, students whose classes end early in the year may begin their internship in the middle of May, instead of the beginning of June. All such scheduling requests must be presented along with the application.
 Regular administrative tasks, such as answering telephones, opening and distributing mail, drafting letters, and updating contact lists
 Using problem solving skills to assist constituents
 Helping the staff keep the Senator connected with the local community
 This is an unpaid internship; however, students are encouraged to seek credit from their college or university. By the end of the internship, interns will also gain excellent insight into the workings of a Senate office and how the legislative process works.
Due to the high number of applicants, this internship is limited to Ohio residents and/or students currently attending a college or university in the state of Ohio. This internship is non-partisan and students from all academic disciplines are encouraged to apply.
The ideal applicant will have:
 Strong academic credentials
 An interest in politics
 Proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel
 Prior office or customer service experience
To apply for an internship, the following must be submitted as a complete packet:
 Cover Letter
 Current Resume
 References (3)
 Internship Application Form
 Completed Essay
Please retain a complete copy of your application packet. The completed application packet should be submitted to Caitlin Graham in one of the following ways:
 E-mail:
 Fax: 513-684-3269
 Mail: 36 East Seventh Street, Suite 2615
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Applications must be emailed, faxed or postmarked by the following dates:
 Spring Session: December 1
 Summer Session: April 15
 Fall Session: July 15
The selection process consists of two parts: applications and interviews. Because of the competitive nature of the internship, only a limited number of applicants will be chosen for an interview. After the completion of this process, select candidates may be offered a position, pending the successful completion of a drug test.
Final decisions can be expected by the following dates:
 Spring Session: January 1
 Summer Session: May 15
 Fall Session: August 15
Additional Information
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Caitlin Graham at 513-684-3265 or

Event Coordinator Intern for Think Tank, Inc.

Job Description for Think Tank, Inc.
Job Title: Event Coordinator Intern Status: Volunteer, P/T

Date: January 11, 2010 Department: Special Projects

Reports To: Assistant Director; Marlo Fox
(937)727-9119 Revision #:

This position is responsible for coordinating communications and logistics for the first annual Dancing with Celebrities of Clark County fundraising event. The intern will work 10-12 hours per week from January through April of 2009.
Reports at least weekly to the Projects Director on event timelines and outcomes including completed tasks, barriers and communications with partners.
Desired outcomes of Project:
a. Learning Outcomes for Student:
 Gain foundational understanding of nonprofit fund-raising and event planning
 Enhance relational communication through expanded business relationships
 Develop skills in community wide promotions and public relations
 Utilize written communication skills (press releases, journalism, email correspondence)
 Through interaction with 6-8 nonprofits, gain understanding of the diversity among Nonprofit organizations

b. Project Outcomes for Think Tank:
 Handle all communications with dancers, charities and Ohio Performing Arts institute to ensure that sufficient progress towards fundraising and dancer training is being made.
 Stay abreast of deadlines and ensure that all logistical aspects related to the event are covered.
 Work with planning team members to ensure that they have the resources needed to make decisions or complete tasks.
 Assist with design of programs, press releases, website, banners, etc.
 Interface with vendors and complete ordering and pickup of materials when needed.
 Recruit additional support (volunteers) from Wittenberg student body if needed to assist with the event.

• Actively enrolled in a 4 year undergraduate program related to communications, sociology, psychology or journalism
• Some experience with project supervision, coordination and intra organizational communications.
• Must be able to develop and maintain working outcomes and project objectives.
• Must be able to maintain positive working relationships with diverse stakeholders (planning team, charities, dancers, vendors) and act as a liaison.
• Detail oriented and thorough.
• Excellent verbal and written communications including in-person, telephone and email correspondence.
• Experience with web design helpful but not mandatory.
Proficient in:
• Microsoft Office Products, including by not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access and Outlook.
• General office equipment including fax, telephone, laptop computer, e-mail and voicemail services
• Must have a valid driver’s license and own transportation
General working conditions include office environments and independent work in the community (meetings, errands, etc.). The student intern will attend community meetings and interact with Think Tank & partner staff.

Contact Marlo Fox (937)727-9119 for more information on how to apply.

Marketing Communications Internships

Liggett Stashower (LS) is an Ohio-based brand-building agency looking for your best and brightest students for our Summer 2010 Internship Program. Please help us spread the word.

The LS Internship Program gives students a chance to dive into authentic marketing situations with real, genuine clients. There might be a bit of copying, faxing and filing, but our interns come here to learn and contribute and they quickly become part of the team.

Each year, we hire six to ten talented juniors and seniors from colleges around the country for our summer internship program. We offer hands-on, real-life experience that prepares students for a career in marketing communications, possibly even with LS - see the attached flier that can be shared with your students.

Internships are available in the following departments:
• Brand Management - a unique combination of Advertising Account Service and Public Relations
• Creative - copywriting or graphic design
• Connection Planning - research, strategy development and media planning
• Financial - there's even a place for Accounting and Finance majors here

Students interested in applying should submit a cover letter, resume and any applicable portfolio samples no later than March 1, 2010. Students should be sure to specify the department in which they are most interested from those listed above.

The information may be submitted to:
Liggett Stashower
2010 Internship Program
Attn: Vicki Kressler
LS Brand Building
1240 Huron Road
Cleveland, OH 44115

We also ask that you let your students know about our DLS Scholarship open to students entering their senior year and majoring in advertising, graphic design, public relations or communications at a recognized Ohio college or university.

Your students can go online to for more information on our internship and scholarship programs. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at (216) 373-8230 or via e-mail at

History/PR Internship

The Kanawha Gateway Heritage Area, founded in 2006 to provide financial and technical assistance to Mason and Putnam counties, West Virginia, is seeking interns for summer 2010.

-Staff the Buffalo/WV Rt. 62 Welcome Center on Fridays and Saturdays
-Recruit, organize, and supervise volunteers
-Maintain basic upkeep of the building
-Assist with numerous local fairs and festivals as needed
-Perform basic administrative tasks related to ongoing projects

-Free housing in Hurricane (Teays Valley)
-Use of organization’s vehicle
-$100 per week stipend for 10 weeks
-Freedom to develop and work on your own projects

-Comfortable working with the public and answering questions
-Basic computer skills including word-processing and email
-Interest in historic interpretation and/or tourism
-Reenacting roles available if interested
-Must be a current college student or recent graduate

Please send a resume, cover letter, and 2 letters of reference to Lowell Wilks. They may be emailed to or mailed to PO Box 256, Buffalo WV 25033. Applications will be accepted until April 1, 2010, or until the position is filled.

More information about the Kanawha Gateway Heritage Area may be found at

Kanawha Gateway Heritage Area
(304) 937- 3088

Public Relations Internship

Wilt Public Relations
Commerce Pointe
Suite 247
20 S. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45502
Compensation: Paid; Portfolio also upon completion
Start Date: Immediately
End Date: Through Project Completion
Reports to: Sara McKinniss, Account Manager
Summary of Position Responsibilities:
Wilt Public Relations is in search of an eager learner who is willing to take initiative to learn more
about this exciting, fast-paced communication field. Wilt PR needs someone who can handle the
responsibility of working on non-profit accounts and other duties as assigned. The intern will work
with company president to implement a contest entry, marketing and development of materials
showcasing Springfield’s beautification assets for entry in the national America in Bloom competition,
which will be judged in summer 2010. The abilities to multitask, think creatively, manage time
and handle deadlines with grace are necessary for this position. The Public Relations Intern will
conduct research, write copy and assist with creative concept development and will require the
completion of some administrative tasks as well. The intern will learn about public relations in a
hands-on, creative, forward-thinking environment. You will have the opportunity to build a portfolio
to show to future employers and will have full access to all of your work upon completion of your
Desired Qualications:
Wilt PR is looking for a college student that is seeking a degree in Communication, Public Relations,
Journalism, Advertising, Marketing or other communication-related field. The candidate needs to be
a self-starter who possesses both excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates that
apply must be familiar with both Windows and Macintosh (Apple) Operating Systems and Microsoft
Office. Any knowledge or training a candidate has had in Adobe Creative Suite is also
preferred, as well as past public relations or marketing experiences.
Candidates interested in applying
are required to submit a cover letter, resume and two brief writing samples.

Send materials to:
Sara McKinniss
Suite 247
20 S. Limestone St.
Springeld, OH 45502

Accounting/Booking Positions

ACCOUNTANT for not-for-profit cultural, full or part time, responsible for formulating and assuring compliance with the annual budget. The Accountant assists with compilation of critical institutional data, participates in grant applications and stewardship, and provides timely reporting and interpretation of monthly financials to the Executive Director and the Board of Managers. Supervises Bookkeeper.

BOOKKEEPER for not-for-profit cultural, part time, experience with accounting software required, familiarity with MS Excel and Word, responsible for general ledger, accounts payable, cash receipts, sales invoices, payroll data and benefits.

For each position, 2-4 years of experience required; not for profit experience preferred.

Send cover letter and resume by January 10, by e-mail to or US Mail to Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, c/o Roberta Carmina, 25 Nottingham Court, Buffalo, NY 14216. EOE

Roberta Carmina
Administrative Assistant
Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
25 Nottingham Court
Buffalo, NY 14216
716-873-9644 ext. 302
716-873-8754 - fax

Center for Civic and Urban Engagement Internships


Looking for a summer internship? Look no further than your own backyard!

Apply for the Center for Civic and Urban Engagement Summer Program!

Engaging in the Center’s Summer Internship program will give you the potential to affect positive social, economic, cultural and environmental change right here in Springfield, Ohio. Despite the current challenges facing Springfield, the future looks very promising. As a Center for Civic and Urban Engagement intern, you will be part of re-establishing Springfield as a city of promise, a place that anyone would be proud to call their home. The projects you will undertake will immerse you in Springfield and allow you to interact with a broad cross section of the community including business, government and community leaders, non-profit agencies, and individual residents. Descriptions of the projects for this summer can be found in the attached application document.

The 2010 Center for Civic and Urban Engagement Summer Internship Program will run from June 7th – July 30th. Selected students will have the opportunity to earn up to $2400.00 – OR – 4 Hours of academic credit + an opportunity to earn an additional $500.00. All interns will be provided campus housing at no cost. During the course of this internship, you will have the opportunity to develop creative solutions to major challenges facing the Greater Springfield community. As Wittenberg students, you are able to lend unique expertise, creativity and energy to the development of collaborative efforts addressing specific community needs. This internship will provide you with the chance to test the knowledge you have gained and the skills and abilities you have strengthened during your time spent at Wittenberg. Working on the project of your choosing will allow you to explore and foster your own personal interests while at the same time building practical experience and professional development that you can take with you into the workplace as Wittenberg graduates.

The application can be found on our website: on the internship page or through Wittpath Career Services' website Job and Internship Board. Application Deadline is January 22nd, 2010.

If you have questions about the internship program or the application, please feel free to contact Stephanie McCuistion at or by phone at 937-327-7947.

Stephanie McCuistion
Administrative Director
Center for Civic and Urban Engagement
Wittenberg University
P.O. Box 720
Springfield, Ohio 45501
Phone: 937.327.7947