Weekend Job Board: July 24

Summer & Fall Internship 2013: Sammy Baldwin

Interns will be doing constituent service (answering questions, directing calls, researching legislation, and drafting letters), not any campaign-oriented work. If you are, or were, recently a student, you can usually get political science or other departmental credit for your time.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Initiative to work well independently and with others
  • Basic computer literacy
  • General interests in politics and constituent work
  • Available to work 10hrs/week

The submission deadline for this internship opportunity has been extended to August 20th, so if you are interested, please be encouraged to apply! Please email cover letter, resume, potential start date, and expected availability to Jean_broady@baldwin.senate.gov.

Please also note that prior experience in political science is not necessary.

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Harvard Public Policy and Leadership Conference:

The 14th Annual Harvard Public Policy and Leadership Conference (PPLC) will take place February 20th-February 23rd, 2014. The conference aims to increase the diversity of students pursuing graduate programs in public policy and international affairs by informing students about opportunities for graduate study and careers in both domestic and international public policy.

Only first and second year undergraduate students (U.S. Citizens and permanent residents) are eligible to apply.

Due note that the conference is free of charge – all expenses are covered by HKS.

The conference will take place on the HKS campus in Cambridge, MA. The intensive three days of workshops, panels and lecture is designed to encourage students who posess a commitment to public service, particularly those from historically under-served communities and people of color. While in Cambridge participants will learn about:

  • Careers in public service
  • Domestic and international policy issues
  • Fellowship programs
  • Summer Public Policy and International Affairs Institutes
  • Graduate schools that offer programs in Public Policy
  • Student life

Interviews with previous participants of the PPLC Program can be found here: HARVARDKennedySchool

Online application will be available through the PPLC website in September, and the deadline to apply will be in November: Application

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Audience Services Project Liaison

Wisconsin Public Broadcasting has an immediate opening for a full time Audience Services Project Liaison, who will primarily handle audience questions related to WPR program and website changes, with backup at the front desk.

Under general supervision, the Audience Services Project Liaison will primarily handle duties in the Audience Services Office related to programming and web transition as described in the Project Summary (the “Project”).  S/he provides the highest standard of customer service while assisting and servicing the listeners and members of Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) as it relates to significant on-air programming changes and a new user focused website design. This includes assisting listeners and members with navigation of the new website, troubleshooting website problems, and investigating, tracking, and following up on those issues that require resolution.  S/he is also responsible for recording listener, member and web user feedback on programming changes and website content access and ensuring that trends or critical information is communicated to station management via regular reports and other communication. In addition, s/he is responsible for managing the WPR Radio Store, including inventory and budgetary management.

The incumbent must develop extensive knowledge of policies and procedures in all areas of the organization and broadcasting technology to effectively deal with a wide range of audience issues, including difficult situations.  Flexibility, patience and good judgment to make instant decisions in a frequently changing and stressful environment are necessary for success.

For more information and to apply, please go here: Office Operations Associate-Project Position Audience Services Rep

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Marketing Consultant/Advertising Sales Rep (KDAL-FM)

Rock 96, KDAL-FM and Midwest Communications, Inc. is looking for an individual who understands the value of needs based selling and is motivated by achieving goals and helping businesses achieve their goals. Also looking for someone who can work as a consultant to local businesses by building relationships and assessing their needs, Rock 96 is offering a competitive salary and bonus structure, a full benefits package and unlimited opportunity for the right individual.

Contact Susan Nash, Market Manager, TODAY via email, susan.nash@mwcradio.com, fax your cover letter and resume to 218-722-5443 or mail it to Susan’s attention at Midwest Communications, Inc., 11 East Superior St., Ste 380, Duluth, MN 55802.

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ADVERTISING SALES REP (WNFL/WRQE/WTAQ/WYDR)

Midwest Communications has an immediate opening for an outside advertising sales representative in our Appleton, WI offices.  This individual will be representing several of our On Air / Online radio stations and working with a variety of existing and potential clients. Day to day mission includes initiating conversation, developing relationships, identifying opportunities, and providing profitable solutions utilizing Midwest Communications’ media platform.

Media sales are not required but outside sales experience is certainly an asset. Being well versed in business fundamentals is also needed. Having good presence and being a strong communicator is essential for this position.

Extensive training, a good salary to get started, and a competitive compensation plan with full benefits is provided.

If you’d like to apply and have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record, please send your materials to david.fries@mwcradio.com. If you’d like to fax your materials, please fax it to David’s attention at 920-733- 5507 or send to David’s attention at 1500 N. Casaloma Drive, #301, Appleton, WI  54913.

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Jewish National Fund: Caravan for Democracy College Student Leadership Mission to Israel

The Jewish National Fun is proud to announce that they are accepting applications for the Caravan for Democracy Student Leadership Mission, an extraordinary 10-day all-expense paid student educational program to Israel in January 2014. Specifically, this trip is aimed for non-Jewish students, who have never been to Israel before, and student leaders selected for the program will have the opportunity that many of their Jewish peers do, creating a well-rounded community on campuses. This unique educational program is an exclusive opportunity to explore Israel’s distinctive democracy and involves meeting with political, cultural, and community leaders from all backgrounds and faiths.

25-30 American students from colleges and universities in the United States, who are significant leaders in student government, clubs, athletics or service activities, will be selected for this unique program led by significant educators. Please note that only sophomores, juniors and senior are eligible. Please also take note that students chosen will be from a multitude of diverse faiths and backgrounds.

To apply, please visit the link here: Caravan for Democracy Application

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Nestlé Brand Boot Camp

Nestlé is pleased to announce their first Brand Boot Camp for diverse marketing leaders of tomorrow that will be held August 21-23, 2013. The company is searing for strong 1st year MBA candidates to apply and be selected for this all-expense paid diversity event where they will learn about marketing at Nestlé, hear from Nestlé leaders, and have the opportunity to be interviewed for Nestlé’s summer 2014 marketing internship.

Requirements:

  • Must be an incoming first-year MBA/M.S. student with an interest in marketing, marketing communications, or brand management.
  • Must graduate in May/June 2015.
  • Resume must demonstrate commitment to diversity & inclusion.
  • Must successfully complete a phone interview.

If interested, it is encouraged to apply today as space is limited. To apply, please visit the link here to get started as the deadline to apply is August 5th. Under “How did you hear about this opportunity?” select University Recruiting then Nestlé Brand Boot Camp. As added confirmation about your interest, please email Grace Geyer at grace.geyer@us.nestle.com

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Fall Internship Opportunity– Madison Office of U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan

United States Representative Mark Pocan is now accepting applications for fall internships in his Madison District Office. Interns in Congressman Pocan’s Madison office are engaged in a variety of activities in an office that focuses on constituent services. Interns will be immersed in the daily operation of a Congressional office. Opportunities are available for interns to focus on a specific area of interest.

Intern Responsibilities:

  • Answering telephones
  • Capturing media clips
  • Taking in constituent casework and legislative comments
  • Processing constituent correspondence
  • Drafting responses to constituents and other agencies
  • Researching issues of importance

Qualities applicants must possess:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Professionalism and interpersonal skills
  • Competency with computers and online research
  • Strong sense of team and positive attitude

Interns should be able to devote 10-15 hours per week (preferably 2-3 days per week) during normal business hours. And in addition, those selected for internships must attend a training session in Madison on Friday, August 30, 2013.

Interested students may apply on the Congressman’s official website at: http://pocan.house.gov/services/internships. Please submit application, resume and cover letter by Friday, August 9, 2013.