CSN's Department of Communication offers internships for college credit in the various fields of communication and journalism.  Internships give communication and journalism majors the chance to gain valuable real-world experience before completing their degree. Journalism/Media Studies majors are required to take the internship class to graduate. Complete course and internship policy information is available by clicking on the following link: Department of Communication Internship Program and Policies.

Basic Internship Information

  • Students are responsible for finding an internship; these can be found by clicking on the categories below.
  • Once you find an internship you are interested in, follow the directions on the listing to apply for that internship.
    • If you cannot find an internship on the lists, you may find your own internship, which will need to be approved by the internship coordinator.
    • The internship must meet the criteria outlined in the Department of Communication Internship Program and Policies document above and your internship supervisor must download, fill out and return the following form: CSN Department of Communication Internship Opening Form
  • You must then obtain permission to enroll in Jour 290/Com 196.

The JOUR 290/COM 196 Internship Class

  • Students can earn up to 3 credits for an internship. You must work 50 hours for each credit.
  • The internship will be completed concurrently with the JOUR 290/COM 196 course.
    • You will be required to complete various assignments besides working at your internship to earn your grade for this course.
    • All coursework is completed online.
    • Students receive a letter grade for the Internship course based on hours worked, evaluations and completion of assignments.
  • The Internship class is offered during the fall and spring semesters only; if you wish to intern over the summer, you will need to contact the internship coordinator.

Registration Guidelines

  • You should begin to arrange for your internship at least 6 to 8 weeks before you register for classes.
  • Most businesses with internship openings will require a current resume and cover letter; if you need help with this, please see the internship coordinator.
  • Once you receive permission to intern from the company, you should send a copy of the official acceptance email/letter to Michele Fogg.
  • After the paperwork is submitted and the internship is approved, you will be enrolled in the course, and must pay for the class based on the number of hours you will work and the credit hours you want to earn.

To view available internships, select from the categories below. If you have questions or need any help, contact our internship coordinator,  Michele Fogg

 

Television Internships

Celebrity Page TV

INTERN

(2-3 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 100-150 HOURS, 2 OPENINGS, UNPAID)

Starts/Ends: To be determined

Celebrity Page TV is looking for highly motivated interns to join our new Las Vegas team. We are a nationally syndicated entertainment news show across 150 markets that focuses on the positive side of entertainment news. Interns will help run social media, attend shoots on location, help book shoots, write for the website, and more. We're on TV here in Las Vegas on FOX 5 Monday through Friday at 12:30pm bringing the latest entertainment and celebrity news. We're all about positive pop culture! Check out our social media @celebritypagetv and on YouTube at Celebrity Page TV.

Job duties:

  • Download and ingest assets for segments
  • Conduct research needed for production
  • Act as a production assistant on location when needed
  • Draft and produce Celebrity Page TV segments
  • Sit in on production meetings to learn and pitch ideas
  • Assist with editing on Premiere and writing scripts for talent
  • Produce and post social media content for CP platforms
  • Draft and publish articles and other stories to our website
  • Aid staff in producing segments
  • Work with Celebrity Page staff on special projects, from TV to digital

Interested students should send a cover letter and resume to Ricky Cornish, Associate Producer, at Contact Us.

VEGAS PBS Channel 10

https://www.vegaspbs.org/

STUDIO ASSISTANT

(1-3 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 50-150 HOURS, NUMBER OF OPENINGS VARIES, UNPAID)     NO FLYER

Starts: Beginning of semester  Ends: Middle or end of semester (approx.)     Hours per week: Flexible

Interns will first be assigned a camera position in order to train the student on running the camera and or familiarize the student with the work flow in our studio.  Students are assigned as grips on field shoots.  They are assigned to help set up and tear down sets overseen by a producer/director.  They get the opportunity to assist in lighting, running audio, manning a teleprompter and using the Chyron on in-studio programs.  Students also get a taste of what it is like working for a nonprofit organization by setting up and tearing down and assisting in fundraising events.  For more information, contact Rachel Clifton at the Vegas PBS Production Department Contact Us

The Morning Blend

STUDIO ASSISTANT

(1-3 CREDITS, 50-150 HOURS, 2 OPENINGS, PAID)

Intern will assist producer with lifestyle talk show including assisting floor director, writing web stories and other job functions as needed. Also, learn skills in producing, promotions, editing, community outreach and event coordination. The Morning Blend features a variety of community organizations, businesses and happenings in the Vegas metro area.  Interns will learn client relations, editing on Final Cut Pro, web producing, writing in iNews and teleprompting.  Please email your cover letter/resume to Executive Producer Julie Pyle at Contact Us

 

Radio Internships

CSN Radio

RADIO STATION INTERNS

(3 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 150 HOURS, UNPAID)

Start/End Dates: Flexible    Hours per week: Flexible

CSN's new Digital Streaming Radio Station has a number of internship opportunities, including:

Assistant Program Director: Schedules daily music for air to maintain continuity and consistency of sound for the station. Participate in the production of station ID's, public service announcements and promos.

Sports and News Directors: Planning and preparation of local campus news. In addition to good writing and news-gathering skills, the newsperson in radio must have news announcing abilities. Update news stories and rewrite to keep news from sounding stale. Perform news and sports updates on-air.

Public Affairs Director: Research campus topic's, seek out potential guests to interview, prepare questions relating to interview. Execute interview.

Sales Executives: Sell airtime, Prospecting (search newspapers, attend new store openings, call and build a list of potential clients). Offer trade agreements with potential clients. Plan the sales day. Introduces station to clients. Make follow-up calls. Close the sale. Sales to also work with the CSN Foundation on all transactions. Update and download Public Service Announcements from the AD Council.

Promotions Director: Create on-air station promotions that raise awareness of the station. On-air promotion is used to inform the audience of what the station has to offer: station personalities, programs and special features and events. Promote campus activities and attend campus events, concerts, fairs, sporting events.

On-Air Talent: Will either and/or be live on-air with specific shifts directed by the General Manager. Talent must be energetic, musically informative and able to work well with others. Must possess at least a C grade or higher in radio class.

Interested students should send an email to Station Manager Andrew Kolb

 

KNPR/Nevada Public Radio

INTERN--STATE OF NEVADA

(3 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 150 HOURS, UNPAID)

Start/Ends: TBD          Hours Per Week: 12

Under the supervision of the executive producer, interns will:

  • Undertake research
    • Write the research into a concise and usable form for the host
    • Keep a file of relevant public reports, news clips, press releases and other documents that support the research
    • Pre-interview guests and include that information in any research
  • Plan and produce segments for the show, including:
    • Booking guests
    • Researching the segment
    • Briefing the host on relevant issues
    • Writing a draft script with introduction and questions for the segment

Students will understand the daily operation of a newsroom, including the operation of all equipment used to produce a newscast. This internship includes potential opportunities to be published in our magazines and/or online. Interested parties should send an email including resume and cover letter to Ashleigh Lake, HR coordinator, at Contact Usor call 702-258-9895.

KSHP/Las Vegas Broadcasting

RADIO BROADCASTING INTERN

(1-3 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, HOURS TBD, UNPAID)

Start/Ends: Flexible       Hours per week: Flexible

Applications for Marketing, Sales, Production, and Promotion Interns are now being accepted by KSHP Radio/Sports Radio Station. Fox Sports KSHP 1400 AM is the home of the Big Radio Shopping Show and Local Sports Shows. For students who want excellent radio experience, we offer flexible intern hours and the opportunity to grow in the broadcasting industry. Interns will be involved with weekly sports marketing and social networking support. Some off-site promotional work may be required. Interested parties should email General Manager Mark Hays at Contact Usor call 702-902-2385 for more information.

LOTUS Broadcasting

RADIO BROADCASTING INTERN

(3 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 150 HOURS, UNPAID)

Starts/Ends: Flexible    Hours per week: Flexible

Lotus Broadcasting Las Vegas has openings for interns in all departments. Radio broadcasting internships can offer a wide variety of experience.  A radio broadcasting internship may include responsibilities for organizing, preparing, coordinating and executing promotional events.  In addition, the experience may include working with on-air talent, brainstorming new ideas, and communicating with clients and advertisers.  For more information contact Danielle Gradillas, Business Manager, at Contact Us.

Print/Web Internships

Coyote Student News

http://coyotestudentnews.com

(3 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 150 HOURS,  2 OPENINGS, UNPAID)

Students must be enrolled in JOUR 105: News Production I at the College of Southern Nevada. The editor-in-chief and managing editor of Coyote Student News--selected by instructor at the beginning of each semester after job interviews--will be allowed to apply for the internship position.

The time requirement is approximately 10 hours a week for the 16-week semester. These positions are highly-coveted leadership positions with editorial and business responsibilities.

Main Tasks:

Responsible for the overall integrity of the newspaper: editorial content, appearance, coverage, production, scheduling, staff issues and advertising 

Craft editorial material, write articles, edit articles Fact checking for accuracy of all material for newspaper 

Works closely with the professor, editors, and colleagues to ensure that all articles are submitted in a timely manner, that layout/production efforts are completed on time 

Will be the student representative for the publication to the professor, college and outside world, will help colleagues with writing process and editorial cycle

Expected to attend six website upload dates on Fridays in the newsroom, guide staff efficiency, work closely with professor for successful uploads

For more information, contact instructor for the course JOUR 105 Jennifer Sequeira or call 702.651.4607. Cover letter and resume will be submitted in class for these positions. There is a required interview with instructor.

Sports Journalism Internships

Athletics Farm

TRIPLE-A LAS VEGAS BASEBALL WRITER/CORRESPONDENT

(1 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 50 HOURS, 1 OPENING, UNPAID)

Start/End Dates:TBD     Hours/Week: Flexible

Triple-A Las Vegas Baseball Writer/Correspondent for Athletics Farm

We’re currently seeking someone who’d like the opportunity to learn about sports writing by serving as a local correspondent for the Athletics Farm website. The position involves covering the Triple-A Las Vegas Aviators in their first season as an affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, and in their first season in their new ballpark in Summerlin. It will require interviewing players/coaches/managers for features and writing other material that could include features/recaps/analysis pertaining to the team that will be published on our website. Schedule is flexible but applicants would need to be prepared to spend some time at the ballpark during and prior to a select number of home games in Summerlin.

Internship Job Responsibilities:

  • Writing baseball-related content (features/recaps/analysis) that will be published online.
  • Interviewing ball players/coaches/managers for features that will be published online.
  • Interfacing with team PR people to coordinate interviews/coverage/etc.
  • Understanding the daily process of sports coverage/team PR/press box operation

Interested students should email their resume and cover letter to Bill Mortiarty, Editor-in-Chief, at Contact Us

CSN Athletics

CSN's Athletic Department offers 4 different internships for COM/JOUR students:

BASEBALL PLAY-BY-PLAY BROADCASTER

(3 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 150 HOURS, 1 OPENINGS, UNPAID)  

Starts/End Dates: Flexible     Hours per week: 12-15 (approx.)

The intern will provide play-by-play of the action going on in the field and will work jointly with the color commentator to provide an informative, quality radio broadcast of the game.  Researching information on both teams before the broadcast is required in order to provide a base knowledge of both teams to listeners. Interviews of coaches and/or players may be required as well.  For more information contact Sports Information Director & Coordinator of Campus Recreation Andrew Farrar at 702-651-4886.

BASEBALL COLOR COMMENTATOR

(3 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 150 HOURS, 1 OPENING, UNPAID)

Start/End Dates: Flexible     Hours per week: 12-15 (approx.)

The intern will assist the play-by-play broadcaster by providing color commentary of the baseball game during the radio broadcast.  Researching information on both teams before the broadcast is required in order to provide a base knowledge of both teams to listeners.  Interviews of coaches and/or players may be required as well. For more information contact Sports Information Director & Coordinator of Campus Recreation Andrew Farrar at 702-651-4886.   

BASEBALL PUBLIC ADDRESS ANNOUNCER

(3 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 150 HOURS, 1 OPENING, UNPAID)

Start/End Dates: Flexible     Hours per week: 12-15 (approx.)

The intern will use the public address system to provide fans with a welcome, starting lineups, inning totals, score, and any other announcements that game-day personnel require to be read over the PA.  Researching information on both teams before the game is required in order to have a base knowledge of both teams. For more information contact Sports Information Director & Coordinator of Campus Recreation Andrew Farrar at 702-651-4886.

SOFTBALL PUBLIC ADDRESS ANNOUNCER

(3 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 150 HOURS, 1 OPENING, UNPAID)

Start/End Dates: Flexible     Hours per week: 12-15 (approx.)

The intern will use the public address system to provide fans with a welcome, starting lineups, inning totals, score, and any other announcements that game-day personnel require to be read over the PA.  Researching information on both teams before the game is required in order to have a base knowledge of both teams. For more information contact Sports Information Director & Coordinator of Campus Recreation Andrew Farrar at 702-651-4886.

Advertising/Public Relations Internships

Light The Night

www.lightthenight.org/snv

SPECIAL EVENTS MARKETING INTERN

(3 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 10-20 HRS/WEEK, UNPAID)
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is recruiting intern candidates for our Light the Night event being held in Las Vegas. Selected interns will gain valuable experience in the areas of: event planning, non-profit management and operations; development and fundraising, marketing, public relations and community relations.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the third largest voluntary healthcare organization in the country. Its mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Locally, Light the Night raised over $500,000 last year through fundraising teams, participants, retail partners and corporate sponsors.
Basic Function: Performs diverse projects and activities for the Light the Night campaign to support and enhance revenue generation.
Work Direction: Works under the direction, supervision and training of the Light the Night staff.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with planning and execution of special events for the Light the Night Walk
  • Ex: Kickoff Luncheon, VIP reception, Remembrance Ceremony, Walk Activities/Ceremonies, etc.
  • Provide a high level of customer service and serve as an extension of the staff
  • Assist with management of registrations
  • Retain, Recruit and Manage assigned walk teams
  • Assist in management of Retail Partner Program and related promotions
  • Assist with communications efforts, including LTN social media, press releases and newsletters
  • Recruit volunteers
  • Maintain a working knowledge of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society mission and its programs
  • Various projects as assigned by staff

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Working knowledge of social media streams i.e., Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Professional demeanor

Students currently enrolled towards a degree in or having prior experience in the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply: hospitality, communication, non-profit leadership, marketing and/or business. Internship positions are available year-round working approximately 10-20 hours per week (including some evenings and weekends) between the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Southern Nevada Office – 6280 S. Valley View Blvd. #342 Las Vegas, NV 89118. For more information contact Izzy Thorn at Contact Us

 

Office of the Nevada Attorney General

ag.nv.gov/Internship/

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER ASSISTANT

(3 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 150 HOURS, 1 OPENING, UNPAID)

The Office of the Nevada Attorney General seeks  an intern who is a charismatic, ambitious, and bright self-starter to assist the Public Information Officer with the day-to-day activities of a busy press shop. Some responsibilities may include:

  • Compiling media news clips
  • Special projects and research on a wide range of statewide issues for staff members
  • Preparation for press conferences which includes creation of background materials for media
  • Maintaining and updating media lists

Excellent writing skills are required. Bilingual (Spanish/English) and online media experience is a plus. Interested applicants must submit an Intern Application Form, which is available on their website at http://ag.nv.gov/Internship.

 

The Mob Museum

MARKETING INTERN

(SUMMER 2018 INTERNSHIP, UNPAID)

The Marketing intern is responsible for a wide array of tasks associated with promoting and branding The Mob Museum in an effort to generate awareness in-and out-of-market. The person in this position will play a pivotal role supporting the department and in advancing the public understanding of organized crime’s history and impact on American society. The intern will report to the marketing arm, led by the Senior Director of Marketing and Sales.

Major tasks:

  • Assist Marketing Director with various sales leads and closing of contracts
  • Assist Marketing team in market research and data collection/inputting
  • Participate in writing meeting agendas and recaps
  • Deliver marketing materials to downtown Las Vegas partner locations
  • Assist Marketing team in maintaining department budget
  • Assist Marketing Coordinator in managing the Museum’s charitable giving program
  • Maintain accurate assets for Museum brokers partners and press kit
  • Maintain database record for Museum concierge program
  • Assist Marketing Coordinator in internal communication initiatives for the Museum
  • Assist in updating online tourism listings, Museum website, broker websites and social media channels with current museum information
  • Assist in coordination of on-premise events, ensuring accurate execution of comprehensive brand activations to maximize impact of new and existing sponsors, including but not limited to advertising creative and placement, internet marketing, social media execution, sweepstakes, etc.
  • Support account management, project management and outside agencies
  • Work with Museum PR team on filming, when needed.
  • Miscellaneous administrative tasks as set forth by supervisors, including but not limited to: answering phones, schedule meetings, note taking, maintain current client database, maintaining files and SharePoint, completion of basic reporting, etc.

Experience:

  • Enrolled at least part time in a college/university
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strives to be thorough and accurate
  • The ability to think quickly and respond to customer inquiries in a courteous, helpful and timely manner
  • Possesses a problem-solving attitude, with the desire to assist Museum guests and coworkers with questions and issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and judgment. High integrity and ethical character.

Interested students should send a resume and cover letter to Jacob Murdock, Community Partnership Manager, at Contact Us.

Vox Solid Communications

https://www.thevoxagency.com/

PR AND SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

(3 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 100-150 HOURS, 2 OPENINGS, UNPAID

Start/End: Ongoing   Hours per week: Flexible

Do you read blogs on your iPhone before you’re out of bed? Do you watch television shows and newscasts and imagine yourself working behind the scenes? Are magazines an everyday read and not just for when you’re at the pool? If so, you might be the intern we’re looking for. We are seeking to fill two (2) internship positions. Our agency specializes in public relations, social media, marketing and event planning. We are all former journalists as well so you will learn and understand all sides of PR. You will work directly with the agency’s owners. Accounts will range from hotels to restaurants to attractions. See the inside of newsrooms. Be on location for photo shoots. Brainstorm for campaigns your friends and family will see on TV and read about on Facebook. Watch TV and read magazines, blogs and Twitter, all in the name of research. Qualified applicants must have the drive to learn and improve upon current writing skills; be responsible for being on time to meetings and shoots and most of all, a hard worker ready to learn all things PR and social media.

The internship will be 100-150 hours per semester and unpaid. Up for the challenge? Please email Contact Us. No phone calls please.

 

Wicked Creative

www.wickedcreative.com

PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN

(3 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 150 HOURS, 4 OPENINGS, UNPAID)     

 Start/End dates: Ongoing     Hours per week: 15 (approx.)

Public Relations interns will work on various accounts ranging from dining, retail and entertainment to fitness, beauty, and nightclubs. All interns are responsible for researching and obtaining press clips, and will learn to write press releases using AP style and assist with social media duties. Interns also get to shadow red carpet events, photo shoots and client interviews. For more information about our clients, visit our website at www.wickedcreative.com. Please email your resume to Sebastian Moradi at Contact Us

 

Social Media Internships

Caesars Entertainment

caesars.com

(3 CREDITS, 150 HOURS, 2 OPENINGS, UNPAID)

Starts/End dates: Beginning/ending of semester   Hours per week: 20 (approx.)

The Social Media Intern candidate will assist in the continued development of the digital engagement (websites, social, mobile) strategy and editorial marketing approach for Caesars Entertainment's Las Vegas region. This role is responsible for providing insight into current trends and impact measurement within the digital marketing space. This position is fully integrated into the Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas public relations and social media teams and will be exposed to the positioning of Caesars as an engaging brand by creating great experiences, telling stories through articles/posts/tweets and media across multiple platforms.

Students will:

  • learn how to develop and present interesting content on different social media channels
  • learn the effectiveness of SMS campaigns
  • learn social media standards and guidelines
  • work with a team to research different social media opportunities

Interested students should email a resume and cover letter to Tristan Diehl at Contact Us.

The Mob Museum

NEW MEDIA INTERN

(SUMMER 2018 INTERNSHIP, UNPAID)

Start: immediately       Hours per week: TBD         End: 8/17/2018

The role of this intern will be to create a plan and establish consistent presence for The Mob Museum on various “new” social media platforms, including Snapchat and Instagram Stories. Using the Museum’s brand standards and appropriate Museum voice, the intern will report to the digital arm of The Mob Museum’s marketing team, led by the Senior Director of Marketing and Sales.

Major tasks:

  • Develop new ways of communicating to Museum audiences across various channels.
  • Create a 3, 6 and 12-month plan for The Mob Museum’s presence on new social media platforms, including Snapchat and Instagram Stories.
  • Monitor the social media industry for the “next” big platform, upcoming trends, tactics to avoid, tactics to adopt and more.
  • Work with the Museum’s graphic designer when needed to establish the necessary graphics.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress of the new initiatives across platforms and report to the marketing team on improvements or changes to be made.
  • Keep the Museum’s overall marketing strategy in mind with new initiatives so as to keep the Museum’s messages consistent.
  • Propose new social media opportunities to the marketing team, with strategic plans as to how those opportunities apply to and benefit the Museum
  • Possess a strong understanding of the Museum’s brand and presence across all print, web and social media platforms

Experience:

  • Some experience in managing a professional voice on social media required.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Intermediate skills in the Adobe suite for graphic design needs.
  • Ability to think quickly and creatively in order to deliver a message, along with fun social content.
  • Keen eye for photography or creative visual tactics.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and judgment. High integrity and ethical character.

SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST INTERN

(SUMMER 2018 INTERNSHIP, UNPAID)

Start: immediately       Hours per week: TBD         End: 8/17/2018

The role of this intern will be to manage The Mob Museum’s engagement with various social communities. Across various social platforms, The Mob Museum has a strong presence. The social engagement specialist intern will monitor these presences for community comments, questions and historical inquiries and respond to them after consulting with the Museum’s content and marketing teams. One of the most important aspects of a brand’s social media presence is its ability to engage with its audience on a regular basis—this role will be responsible for continuing that engagement.

Major tasks:

  • Monitor the Museum’s social channels for historical questions, offers for artifact donations, guest concerns and more.
  • Respond to all inquiries in a professional, appropriate manner—however, some inquiries warrant a witty, clever response (capiche?)
  • Work directly with the Museum’s digital marketing team to draft responses, and also work with the Museum’s content team when history-related questions arise to confirm historical accuracy.
  • Propose new social media opportunities to the marketing team, with strategic plans as to how those opportunities apply to and benefit the Museum.
  • Expand and develop the Museum’s Pinterest presence to engage vacationers and potential travelers.
  • Handle community building across the Museum’s social media platforms (searching relevant hashtags and engaging when appropriate)
  • Work with the Museum’s web developer and digital marketing manager on link building campaigns to improve SEO
  • Possess a strong understanding of the Museum’s brand and presence across all print, web and social media platforms

Experience:

  • Some experience in managing a professional voice on social media required.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • The ability to think quickly and respond to customer inquiries in a courteous, helpful and timely manner
  • Possess a problem-solving attitude, with the desire to assist Museum guests and coworkers with questions and issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and judgment. High integrity and ethical character.

Interested students should send a resume and cover letter to Jacob Murdock, Community Partnership Manager, at Contact Us

Other Internships

CSN Communication Lab

TUTOR INTERN

(1-3 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 50-150 HOURS, 3 OPENINGS, UNPAID)

Start/End Dates: Flexible     Hours per week: 10 (approx.)

The Coordinator of CSN’s Communication Labs is seeking up to 3 interns per semester to train as tutors in the West Charleston lab. The COM labs are designed to provide students with assistance during any stage of the speechmaking process. Tutors/interns will help students with:

  • selecting the perfect topic
  • creating an organized outline and speaker's notes
  • gathering supporting material
  • creating exciting introductions and effective conclusions
  • creating presentation aids
  • improving student’s physical and vocal delivery
  • and more…

Interns will learn effective tutoring methods, customer service skills, and appropriate content delivery. They will be required to be present in the West Charleston lab for approximately 10 hours/week. Included in those hours will be:

  • one-on-one training (either with the Coordinator or one of our tutor/mentors)
  • actual tutoring time with students (monitored)
  • special projects as determined by the Coordinator
  • observation of individual COM 101 classes
  • classroom visits to inform students about the labs
  • possible CRLA certification through Tutorial Services (when available)
  • weekly written review and reflection paper

This is an unpaid position; however, after the successful completion of the internship, the possibility exists that the student may be offered part-time employment in the COM lab. This internship will be of great benefit to COM majors who wish to continue their studies and eventually teach Communication or enter any field where they may be required to train others. Students who apply for this internship should have received a B+ grade or better in COM 101 (Oral Communication), COM 101G (Oral Communication-Honors), or COM 203 (Advanced Public Speaking). Interested students should contact the COM department at 702-651-5051 for more information.

 

Pete for America

CAMPUS COORDINATOR

(1 CREDIT INTERNSHIP, 50 HOURS, UNPAID)

Start: Immediately    End: 2/22/2020

The Pete for America campaign (Pete Buttigieg, Democratic candidate for President) is looking for organized, self-starting students who are interested in gaining valuable professional experience learning from professional political organizers while participating directly in our nation's democratic process.

The role of campus coordinator will be to:

  • Work at least 5 hours a week
  • Recruit volunteers via social media, phone banking, and text
  • Serve as official liaison between campaign and student body, including leadership of official student groups on campus and recruitment of other students
  • Provide operational support at campaign events, canvass launches, and other voter contact events

Interested students should reach out to Zachary Cook, organizer, at (518) 491-1432 or email at Contact Us