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November 11, 2009
Published by the USC Career Planning & Placement Center

This weekly e-mail highlights interesting internship opportunities and other important information that will
aid you in securing an internship! The internships listed below are just a sampling of what is available. For
complete listings of all current internships, log on to connectSC at New internships
are added daily.

Are you looking for an internship? If so, log-in to connectSC and apply now. There are currently 350+
internship opportunities listed on connectSC. Log-in today!

The Global Fellows Internship Program encourages exploration of international work experience. This
is a competitive internship program that provides selected students with international internship
experience in Asia. The program is open to U.S. citizens of all majors and provides stipends for USC
undergraduates (freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors graduating in December) to live and work in
Asia for eight weeks during the summer.

Applications and supporting materials must be completed and returned to the Internship Programs Office
(STU B1) by 5:00 pm on December 11, 2009. If you missed the information sessions and would like to
learn more check out the podcast at:

Were you unable to attend one of our Internship Week Panels? Visit our website to hear a podcast of each panel as well as view the list of employer
contact information in the Resource Library on connectSC.

During the academic semesters, we invite employers to conduct company presentations. We strongly
recommend that you attend these information sessions to learn about different industries and
organizations, as well as meet some of their key employees. Over the next week the Goldman Sachs
(Asia Summer 2010) and CSX Transportation will be on campus holding an event. Please click this
link for more details, or log-in to connectSC.

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issues important to the USC community. Visit often as we examine local, national and global trends. A
new topic will be introduced each Monday and Thursday. Join the discussion by posting your thoughts
and comments!
 International Radio & Television Society Foundation, Inc. – 2010 Summer Fellowship Program
The IRTS Foundation is a New York City-based 501(c)(3) charitable organization, which brings
together the wisdom and power of today's leaders to train and educate the next generation of media
and communication professionals. Our programs and diversity initiatives help ensure that the business
responsible for informing, entertaining, and educating the public reaches its highest potential in this
exciting digital age. The IRTS Summer Fellowship Program teaches up-and-coming communicators
the realities of the media industry and business world through a nine-week, expense-paid fellowship,
which includes practical experience and career-planning advice. Fellows gain full-time, "real world"
experience at New York-based media companies. In addition, the Fellowship provides the
opportunity to network with industry professionals, take related field trips, and attend panels, lectures
and group discussions. The Summer Fellowship Program is competitive. Students must be college
juniors, seniors or graduate students at the time of application. For detailed eligibility information, log
on to our website and follow the link to "College Programs." Travel, housing and living allowance included.
Application deadline: December 1, 2009, 11:59PM.

 L.A. Mart – Marketing Intern
Help coordinate marketing efforts geared toward increasing traffic and sales for showrooms and
exhibitors. You will be exposed to many fields, i.e. client services, advertising, public relations, copy
writing, graphic design, event planning and direct marketing. Position is paid and academic credit
supported. Perform client services for key/new customers, assist showrooms w/ promotional
opportunities and attendees w/ buyer program initiatives, perform data entry/administrative duties
including formatting excel sheets, contacting attendees for updated contact information and to extend
invitation to upcoming events. Skills/Abilities: Great customer service, confidence with helping,
educating, and instructing individuals, experience w/ Microsoft Office (Excel!), Adobe Photoshop.
Submit resume/credit requirements (i/a) to Submit resume in Word w/
"Marketing Intern Applicant" in subject.

 The Phelps Group – Agency Intern (2 Openings, $10/hr)
Join The Phelps Group and get an inside look at what makes our clients’ brands globally recognized
icons. Our world-class intern program combines meaningful work experiences with exposure to
multiple areas of our business including account management, art direction/design, interactive, media
and public relations, giving you the opportunity to expand your knowledge of the dynamic world of
integrated marketing communications. As an agency intern, you will have the exclusive opportunity
to spend time working with our client-based, self-directed teams and provide your input using our
feedback mechanisms. You'll be able to work directly with teams whose clients include industry
leaders DIRECTV, Panasonic, City of Hope, Tahiti Tourism, Whole Foods Market and others.
Additionally, you will meet and interact with CEO Joe Phelps, author of the book "Pyramids Are
Tombs." See what it's like behind the scenes at our unique independent agency, rated among the top
by the Los Angeles Business Journal for both Advertising and PR and also as one of the "Best Places
to Work in LA." Requirements: Senior-year students or recent university graduates preferred. Must
commit to at least one semester/quarter. When applying, clearly state the months you are interesting
in working. Candidates with prior agency experience preferred. Apply online at our site: Spring internship applications submit ASAP.
Summer internship applications due April 1, 2010.

 T. Howard Foundation – Internship Program (Summer)
The T. Howard Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to increasing
diversity in the multimedia and entertainment industry. Focusing on women and multi-ethnic groups,
the foundation carries out its mission through a comprehensive program for college students that
consists of: an internship program that gives students industry knowledge and experience;
professional development, that prepares students for their internship and the corporate environment;
career awareness that recruits students by making them aware of career opportunities in the industry;
and industry awareness that identifies and recruits multimedia organizations that will host interns.
Students who become T. Howard interns are placed at major media companies that partner with the
Foundation in support of our mission. A few of those partners include Comcast, DIRECTV,
Discovery, ESPN, FOX, HBO, Intelsat, Lifetime, MTV, NBC Universal, Rainbow Media, Showtime,
Time Warner Cable, and Turner Network Sales. Participating companies partner with the T. Howard
Foundation to select and host interns. All application materials are due December 1, 2009 for summer
2010 internships. To apply visit our website, To learn more
about how our program works and the application process attend our information session on
Thursday, November 5th from 5-6pm in the Cardinal & Gold Conference Room (STU B6).

 Kor Realty Group – Real Estate Development Intern
Kor Realty Group is a privately held real estate investment, development and management firm.
Kor’s portfolio encompasses high-design apartment, condominium and mixed-use developments in
urban locations, and boutique hotels and resorts in select US and international markets. We are
currently seeking an Intern for our Los Angeles Corporate Office. We are seeking highly motivated
college interns with an interest in the real estate industry. You will have the opportunity to work
directly with the Development and Sales & Marketing teams in our Corporate Office. This internship
will give you hands-on experience in the strategic and operations areas of the company and give you
an opportunity to learn about the real estate world. We are seeking Juniors and Seniors who are
currently enrolled in a 4-year Bachelor’s Degree program with previous class, internship or work
experience in real estate, development or finance. The position requires intermediate to advanced MS
Office skill. If you are looking to join an expanding company with endless opportunities for growth,
please forward your resume to or fax your resume to 323-930-3785.

 USC College Advancement – Corporate & Foundation Relations Intern
Student Intern Sought for Corporate and Foundation Relations Office
The USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences’ Advancement Office seeks a USC student intern to
assist the Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) staff in its Downtown Los Angeles office. The
Office of CFR is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of gifts
from private foundations and corporations in support of the Dean’s highest priorities. This is a
wonderful opportunity to gain experience in a robust development office of a major research
university. Our intern will enjoy paid parking and a professional working space in a fast-paced office
in the heart of the Downtown financial district! This position supports three CFR Development
Officers, and responsibilities include everyday tasks such as filing, organization, data entry, errands,
scheduling, and some phones, but will also include a fair amount of research and some writing. This
intern will play an integral role in the development and implementation of messaging for external
audiences—including completion of a new CFR website and corporate collateral materials. Intern
will also conduct research on corporate and foundation prospects. Course credit only. Work hours are
flexible, but student must be available at least 2 days a week for fall 2009 and/or spring 2010.
Position starts ASAP. Strong organizational skills, written and verbal communication, ability to work
independently, attention to detail, and proficiency using internet tools for research are a must.
Previous work experience in an office setting or performing administrative duties are a plus. Graduate
students and upperclassmen preferred, but will consider other applicants. Please submit resumes and
cover letters to Ashley Harvel at For more information about the College
Advancement Office, please visit our website:
 Focus Features – Publicity Intern Spring 2010
Focus Features, part of NBC Universal, is a singular global company dedicated to producing,
acquiring, financing, selling, and distributing original and daring films from emerging and established
filmmakers – films that challenge mainstream moviegoers to embrace and enjoy voices and visions
from around the world. The company operates as Focus Features domestically, and as Focus Features
International overseas. ( Publicity Interns in the busy, fast-paced
domestic publicity department will have duties including “breaking” daily press clippings, monitoring
Internet coverage, managing and organizing a periodicals library, pitching promotional partners, and
overseeing research projects. Candidates should be detail-oriented, motivated, hard-working, and
have a desire to learn. All interns must be able to obtain school credit and at least of sophomore
standing. To apply please send your cover letter and resume to:

 US Senator Diane Feinstein, LA Office – Intern
Senator Feinstein's Los Angeles office is looking for highly motivated college students for internship
positions for the winter, spring, and summer sessions. I have included information on the internship
below and attached. Please feel free to forward and post at your convenience. Interns support our
Field Representatives and Staff Assistants in drafting memos to the Senator, scheduling or attending
meetings with staff, constituent letters, conducting background research, phone calls, document
requests, morning press clippings, research projects, and attending events with the Senator when she
is in the area. For many citizens, contact with Senator Feinstein's office is their only experience with
an elected representative. Therefore, we need polite and friendly students with some familiarity with
the American political system and current events. Additionally, strong writing and editing skills are a
plus. Flexible hours (a minimum of 12 hours/wk) during the school year. We are very conducive to
working with students' class schedules. Interested students should submit a cover letter, resume, 3
academic/professional references (contact information), and one page writing sample to

2010 International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program
The Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center of Howard University, in cooperation with the U.S.
Department of State, invites college sophomores, juniors and seniors to apply for the International Affairs
Summer Enrichment Program at Howard University. This program is designed to help students,
particularly African-American and other minority group students, increase their understanding of
international affairs issues and learn about and prepare for career opportunities in international affairs.
This will be a six-week program, for which up to 9 credit hours (three courses) of academic credit in
international studies may be awarded. The program emphasizes skills, strategies, and knowledge students
will need to master for success in the area of international affairs and in the competitive Foreign Service
examination process. To give participants greater insight into the policymaking process and international
affairs careers, the program includes visits to the State Department, other U.S. government agencies, and
Capitol Hill, as well as meetings with representatives of non-governmental groups. The Rangel Program
will cover tuition, travel, room, and board for students accepted into the program. Participants also
receive a stipend. Students must be American citizens, be full-time undergraduate students who have
completed their sophomore year in college before the program begins, and have at least a 3.2 grade point
average. The selection committee may consider students who have completed their freshman year if they
have significant international experience. Application deadline February 12, 2010. Application
requirements and instructions available at
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program
Howard University, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State, invites outstanding individuals
interested in international affairs and careers in the U.S. Foreign Service to apply for the 2010 Charles B.
Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowships. Graduating seniors and recent college graduates with
strong academic records and an interest in international affairs are encouraged to apply. The Rangel
Program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the
Foreign Service and those with financial need. Those selected will receive support for graduate school
and enter into one of the most exciting and rewarding careers available. We expect to provide 20
fellowships in 2010. Program Benefits :
• An orientation to the Program and the Foreign Service at Howard University in Washington,
• Two paid summer internships, one on Capitol Hill the summer after selection and one overseas
in a U.S. embassy during the summer between the first and second years of graduate school.
• Up to $34,000 annually toward tuition, fees and living expenses for a two-year master’s degree
in international affairs, public administration or other relevant area to the work of the Foreign
• Mentoring from a Foreign Service Officer throughout the duration of the fellowship
• Employment in the State Department Foreign Service for those who successfully complete the
program and Foreign Service entry requirements, with a contractual agreement committing
each Rangel Fellow to a minimum of three years of service as a Foreign Service Officer

Must be US citizen. Must be seeking admission to enter a graduate school in the fall of 2010 for a two-
year program. Must have cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of
application. Additional information and application materials are available at

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