Comm-Announce-2018-09-24

Volume 31, Number 6
September 24, 2018

Time to start thinking about what you are going to be doing next spring and summer. That and more in this week's Comm-Announce.

SPRING INTERNSHIPS FOR CREDIT
If you are a Communication major or minor thinking about doing an internship for academic credit during the spring semester, you will need to get moving soon. Thursday, October 25 at 11 am, there will be an information session for students with questions about internship eligibility, how to sign up, what positions will be approved, and more.

Additional information sessions will be held on Friday, November 9 at 1:30 and Thursday, November 27 at 4 pm. All meetings will be held in the Strickler 310 conference room.

RSVP if you are interested in attending (to stuart.esrock@louisville.edu) and note which meeting you will attend. Plan to bring a resume and unofficial transcript. Please note: you should not accept any internship position (if you want academic credit) before attending one of these meetings.

FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN JOURNALISM
The UofL Department of Communication chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists is having an interest meeting tomorrow and you are invited. Find out about NABJ, how you can participate, and how membership can benefit you. Meeting is tomorrow, September 25, 12:15-1 pm in Strickler 307. If you are interested and can't make the meeting, or if you have questions, contact hallee.robinson@louisville.edu or dana.seay@louisville.edu.

DEMOCRACY AND THE INFORMED CITIZEN
In partnership with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities, Kentucky Humanities will soon bring a special event to Actors Theatre of Louisville that will tie theater to an important conversation about the media and politics.

The evening will begin with a read of the play All the King's Men featuring regional actors. Following the play reading, a panel including former Governor Steve Beshear, journalist Al Cross, and scholar Conor Picken will lead a community discussion about journalism and politics. This event will be held on Monday, October 15 at 6:30 pm. It's free and open to the public.

ESSAY CONTEST AND SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY
Think about applying to the UofL Women's Center to receive funding to offset the costs of your education.The Tachau Essay Contest is open to undergraduate and graduate students. $500 for each undergraduate & graduate student winner. Deadline to turn in your essay is October 15. And the Nichols Professional Development Award is open to graduate & professional school students. Up to $500 for the winner. Deadline to apply for this is October 10. For more information and details on the essay and application, go to: https://louisville.edu/womenscenter/resources/uofl-women-center-awards-and-scholarships

WRITING AND SOCIAL MEDIA POSITION
Crooked Monkey T-shirts is looking for a student for a paid position to write blogs, content for their website, and other social media materials. Find out more about this new listing on our website at:http://comm.louisville.edu/department/internships/display_one.php?id=2975

PRESTIGIOUS MULTICULTURAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Applications are now being accepted for the American Association of Advertising Agencies' (4A's) 2019 Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP). This nationally recognized program provides students with a chance to prove their ability in the real world through a paid 10-week summer internship at an advertising agency. Since 1973, the MAIP program has placed more than 2,500 promising multicultural students in 4As member agencies. Each year, many MAIP interns receive offers for full-time employment as a result of the extensive training and experience they gain through the program. Several UofL Comm students have taken part in this program in past years; you can, too!

Application deadline is coming up on Friday, October 26. For more information or an application, go to this website: https://maip.aaaa.org/application/

That's it for this week. Have a good week.