November 18, 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.

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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:

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Paramount Pictures – Music Intern ($8/hr) Paramount Pictures is looking for an Intern. Our Program offers its own unique learning opportunities. As an Intern, you will have the opportunity to work on the front line, to network and meet with Paramount leaders, learn transferable skills, and gain real-world experience that you will never get in a classroom. Responsibilities to include, but not limited to assist with phones, filing & faxing. Monitor incoming & outgoing materials related to our slate of films. Organize weekly music research updates (chart positions, sales figures, radio impressions, etc.). Create monthly Paramount Music Samplers. Conduct music research (chart histories, sales figures) on artists considered for film placements. Assist with music searches thru our music database. Orchestrate time sensitive deliveries.

Attend mixing & scoring sessions when appropriate. Participate in creative meetings & presentations when appropriate. Must be proficient in iTunes, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. MUST be ENROLLED in a Bachelors or Masters Degrees program at an accredited institution. Must be at a minimum 3rd or 4th year standing student. Comfortable in an office environment. Good written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with staff, internal and external contacts and senior management. Able to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, prioritizes, and manages projects. Must be able to commit to 20-40 hours a week, possible nights and weekends. Must be able to commit to working the full nine weeks of the program. Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered. Must be willing to submit to a background investigation. Must be able to show eligibility to work in the United States. Apply to Job ID 2173 at

Fandango – Interactive Design Intern ($14/hr) Fandango and are the premiere movie-related entertainment websites. Our team has many new products in development for both properties and we have many more cutting edge ideas coming. If you are passionate about designing for the web, we have a great paid internship opportunity for you! The User Interface Designer Intern reports to the Design Director, and interacts with staff designers and other departments as needed. You must be self-motivated but willing to take direction. The role you will play with us: Help design innovative, usable, and technically feasible user interfaces for the web and various interactive projects including mobile devices. Design prototypes for user testing and design solutions based on user feedback. Aid the design lifecycle utilizing site maps, page flows, wireframes, prototypes, and full screen comps. Be able to provide design solutions for a range of design needs including icons, landing pages, navigation components, skins, feature stories, marketing materials and micro sites. It is important to us that you have the following. Strong visual design skills. Creativeness, thoughtfulness, and the ability to express your ideas in an articulate, concise manner. A keen eye for typography, color and layout. Status as a current student or recent graduate of an accredited 4-year design program. Proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator, and a fundamental knowledge of Microsoft Office. The ability to follow brand and design standards across all projects. Knowledge of HTML/CSS and client-side JavaScript is a plus, but not required. Knowledge of Flash is not required, but if you have Flash experience there are opportunities for Flash design in the office. Only applicants who submit a link to an online portfolio will be considered. Please apply online: %3D&opportunity=108138690

NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program ($6,000+ stipend) NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program Internship provides students with the opportunity to receive hands-on experience and prepare students for the work force. Students will work with a mentor in a specific field of study on a project related to NASA’s mission. This is a great way for students to further obtain their academic and career goals. The internship is offered Summer, Spring and Fall semesters. Summer session lasts for 10 weeks and interns receive a stipend of $6,000. Spring and Fall sessions last for 15 weeks and students receive a $9,000 stipend. To qualify students: must be enrolled at an accredited university and majoring in either science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Must have a 3.0 GPA. Must have sophomore, junior, or senior status. Must be U.S. Citizen. Apply online at

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.

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,

UNPAID INTERNSHIPS  NBC Universal – Human Resources Intern
NBC Universal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information. NBC Universal’s HR/Staffing department is looking for a Spring 2010 intern to assist coordinators and specialists with all aspects of the hiring process. Duties include, but are not limited to: Posting jobs, processing applications, communicating with perspective candidates, Assisting with background checks, Working on special projects for the Staffing and HR Systems departments. In addition, interns will learn more about HR in the entertainment industry through job shadowing, informational interviews and intern-specific events. The intern will also gain experience working with an Applicant Tracking System as well as hiring laws and practices. Must be able to receive academic credit (no exceptions). Enrolled in a Bachelor’s/Master’s program (sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student). Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Please email resumes and cover letter to

Allure Magazine – Intern to West Coast Editor As an intern to the West Coast editor and her assistant at Allure magazine you will have the opportunity to work directly with editorial, beauty, and fashion production of the magazine. You will have the chance to assist and style on the west coast photo shoots for Allure as well as research potential products and story ideas for the magazine. It is a fabulous opportunity for anyone hoping to learn and gain experience with working for a magazine - especially in the realm of fashion! A hardworking and self-motivated individual, someone who can learn quickly and independently with the hopes of pursuing an editorial career. Great organizational and communication skills, who can complete tasks and projects in a timely manner. An interest in fashion and beauty is always a plus! Looking to fill openings from Monday till Friday, 8-15 hrs/week. Please send resume and cover letter to

Parapluie, Inc. – PR Intern Michele Elyzabeth's entertainment and luxury beauty/fashion PR firm, Parapluie Inc. is seeking an intern to work for course credit. Requirements: Must be studying and have an interest in the Public Relations/Marketing/Journalism field and the Entertainment industry, must be tech savvy and able to conduct thorough investigative research on the web, must work well under pressure. Work will include: press release writing, research, event planning, etc. This is a challenging environment to work in and a great opportunity for the right individual. Hours are flexible. To apply please send a resume and cover letter with experience to

The Jana Samulski Company – PR & Communication Intern The Jana Samulski Company provides employee training on “personal branding” (appearance, business behavior and communication) to corporations across the US. The Jana Samulski Company is interviewing for an intern for the spring semester of 2010. Be of at least junior status and be eligible to receive college credit for unpaid academic internships. The program will give you the opportunity to gain corporate experience and hands-on knowledge in the areas of PR, Communications and some areas of technology (social networking and blog.). You will work directly with Jana and collaborate on a PR campaign and be able to gain insight from a national program where your ideas and interests are taken seriously and implemented. This program is flexible and will require some virtual as well as on site instruction and exposure. The benefits and learning you will receive will be magnified due to working with an open-minded, entrepreneur who is rapidly growing her business. Additional benefits you will receive during this internship is professional coaching on your own appearance, business behavior and communication to jump start your career in this competitive landscape. Contact Jana Samulski,, 877-680-4851.

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:

FELLOWSHIPS 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, D.C. • 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 Service. • 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 twoyear 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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