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INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS OFFICE NEWSLETTER

January 13, 2010


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 http://careers.usc.edu. New internships
are added daily.

CAREER FEST
Career Fest 2010, February 1-5, a week of events for USC students centered on topics related to
work, career and the economy engaging the entire university community. Whether you are a
freshman and have not decided your major, a sophomore/junior thinking about internships or a senior
about to graduate we have an event for you! The week will include panels, discussions, workshops and
networking events hosted by departments across the USC campus. For more information and full list of
events/workshops visit the Career Fest website, http://careers.usc.edu/careerfest/.

SPRING 2010 EVENTS! SAVE THE DATE!


The Career Fair will be held February 11. On-Campus Recruiting begins February 8. The spring
Diversity Networking Mixer will be held on February 16. Internship Week will be held February 22-
25.

CAREER CENTER INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS


The Career Planning & Placement Center is offering two great summer internship programs for 2010,
Dream Dollars and The Scheyer Family Scholarship.

The Dream Dollars Program is a unique “scholarship” program for undergraduates. The USC Dream
Dollars Program provides stipends for USC students who receive internships with a non-profit or
government organization. This program will support students hoping to gain work experience from an
unpaid internship. Students will be selected through an application and interview process. All internships
must be a minimum of six weeks during the summer. The program provides a stipend of $1,200 for each
student. For more information please stop by the Internship Programs Office in STU B-1or attend one of
our Dream Dollars Information Sessions on either February 9th or 16th, 12-12:30pm or March 2nd, 1-
1:30pm in STU B-3.

The Scheyer Family Scholarship for Summer Interns, established in December of 2007, will provide an
award of $2,500.00 to two students enrolled in approved summer internships. Preference will be given to
sophomores, juniors or seniors with demonstrated financial need. Student recipients must have a major in
the USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences and must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Students
must be in good academic standing and must have a graduation date between December 2010 and May
2013. Students must have an internship prior to applying for this scholarship. For more information please
stop by the Internship Programs Office in STU B-1 or attend one of our Information Sessions on
February 17th in STU B-6 or March 23rd, 12-12:30pm in STU B-3.
COMPANY PROFILE EVENTS
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 Citi, Credit Suisse,
Bank of America, UBS and Bain & Co. will be on campus holding events. Please click this link for
more details, http://careers.usc.edu/eventcalendar/events/ or log-in to connectSC.

LOOKING FOR THAT PERFECT INTERNSHIP?


USC is proud to provide you with another resource to finding that next internship! In addition to
connectSC, you can access the iNet Internship Consortium — an internship database with a wide array
of opportunities and locations. The iNet Consortium attracts employers from across the country to post
internships that are available to students from a select group of universities including: USC, Georgetown,
MIT, NYU, Northwestern, Rice, Stanford, Duke, University of Pennsylvania and Yale. Log-in to
connectSC to access iNet!

NEED COURSE CREDIT FOR AN UNPAID INTERNSHIP?


Federal labor law requires that students participating in an internship must either A) be paid by the
employer; or, B) be enrolled in an internship for-credit course. Do you have an unpaid internship and
need course credit? If so, register for one of USC’s 10+ internship courses. For a full list of internship
courses offered visit the Career Center’s website, http://careers.usc.edu or stop by our office in STU B1.

HAVE YOU READ THE CAREER CENTER’S BLOG?


Go to http://careers.usc.edu/sc_at_work/ to read our regularly-updated blog focusing on work and career
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!

PAID INTERNSHIPS
 BANDAI – Summer Internship Program (Tokyo, Japan)
As one of the world's leading toy companies, Bandai is constantly searching for new ways to
conceptualize, develop, and market products. Having been an innovator in the field for over fifty
years, we are constantly evolving and finding new ways to make the company better. The next big
evolutionary step for Bandai will be on a global scale, as we make serious efforts to expand our
business throughout the entire world. With this expansion comes the need for employees who come
from a variety of backgrounds and have a variety of skill sets, but possess a similar global mindset.
Bandai intends to play a large role in the expansion of the American market first, and from there
Bandai intends to expand further by creating new business opportunities and strengthening existing
business relationships all over the world. Bandai is pleased to announce that we will start recruiting
product development interns in January. Bandai will accept applications between January 11th and
February 10th 2010 Japan time. For program details and requirements please visit our website,
http://www.bandai.co.jp/recruit/eo/index.html. Round trip airfare, stipend and housing are provided
by Bandai for interns.
 NAMCO BANDAI Games – Internship (Tokyo, Japan)
NAMCO BANDAI Games is proud to announce the initiation of a summer internship program. This
internship program will give highly motivated individuals a chance to work at one of the biggest
game developers in Japan. NAMCO BANDAI Games focuses primarily on the creation of video
games and other forms of electronic entertainment. There are several different internship positions
available from Game Producer, Product Marketing, Sound Creator and more. Each position has its
own set of requirements. Please visit our website for the full list of internship and to look at each
position to see which ones you may be eligible for,
http://www.bandainamcogames.co.jp/job/eo/index.html.

UNPAID INTERNSHIPS
 NFL Network – Public Relations Intern
Gain valuable learning experience in public and media relations, media services, network
programming, digital media and publicity. Develop a joint understanding of media relations in
television, internet and sports industry. Contribute to the writing, editing and researching of press
releases for promotion of NFL Network and NFL.com programming and on-air talent. Must show an
exceptional attention to detail and accuracy in every project, large or small. Supported by 3 PR
staffers, coordinate daily NFL Network information collection that is sent to NFL Communications
and NFL Network personnel. Support updating of NFL Network media site on NFLmedia.com,
including posting update biographical information and photos of NFL Network talent. Contribute to
the monitoring and quote collection & distribution of marquee NFL Network and NFL.com
programming, including NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football live primetime game slate. Monitor
and recognize insightful and noteworthy quotes from NFL Network on-air personalities & NFL.com
stories for distribution to print and online media. Assist with all assets of the public relations
campaign for "Keep Gym In School," the network’s community and affiliate relations initiative. This
also includes the overall support of the PR department for handling viewer, fan and charity
correspondences. Please apply at www.nfl.com

 Amoroso Films – Assistant to Writer/Producer


We are producing feature films and are looking for USC interns to assist an in house producer that
has projects set up at studios. This would include reading scripts, developing film ideas, writing
treatments, and scheduling meetings with agents. Gina Amoroso has just produced
REVOLUTIONARY ROAD directed by Sam Mendes for Dreamworks starring Kate Winslet and
Leonardo DiCaprio. She has a slate of projects in development in Film and TV. 3-4 days per week in
office. (or miscellaneous hours by email communicating with agent's assistants doing scheduling
from home). There is no pay. Car is needed. Must be energetic and enjoy working in a fun
atmosphere with creative people. Must be organized, reliable and resourceful. Must commit to a full
semester. If interested please e-mail Gina Amoroso, amorosogina@gmail.com.

 TeleSur – News Associate


The TeleSUR bureau in Washington, DC, seeks News Associates to contribute to its day-to-day
reporting as well as its documentary production. TeleSUR is a 24-hour Spanish-language television
news network based in Caracas, Venezuela and broadcast throughout Latin America, North America
and Europe. We at TeleSUR Washington are a small team that covers both political events of
importance in the capital (especially as they relate to Latin America) as well as international issues
and grassroots movements. This unpaid internship offers an opportunity to contribute to a fast-
growing, progressive news network as well as learn valuable hands-on reporting, shooting and editing
skills. News Associates will have the chance to film, edit, report, produce and investigate stories.
News Associates should be smart, adaptable, passionate, hard-working, politically progressive, and
fluent in English and Spanish (near fluency is also acceptable). Filming/editing/television skills are
not required, but a willingness and desire to learn is a must. Knowledge of FinalCutPro is a plus.
Strong writing skills and the capacity to think critically are essential. For more information or to
apply for Winter and Spring 2010 News Associate positions, please contact TeleSUR's DC bureau
chief, Reed Lindsay, at rlindsay@telesurtv.net. We also invite aspirants to visit us online
at http://www.telesurtv.net/.

 Introspect Entertainment – Web Design Intern


Talented all-rounder needed with advanced Photoshop and Flash skills, to assist in developing web
animations and interactive flash elements for record label website. Work with the Creative Director
and design team to assist in developing graphic elements for web. Take still designs and animate
them using Flash, Photoshop and gif animation software to create swfs, gifs and videos. Use Flash to
create interactive movies/ galleries/ rollovers and buttons. Optimize digital media for uploading; file
compression and conversion - working with video, photo and audio files. Upload and manage
multiple media files using in-house content management system, error and usability checking, give
feedback to programmers and designers. Advanced Flash animation and scripting. Good knowledge
and use of Photoshop, html, animated gif creation. Good knowledge of social networking sites,
Youtube, myspace, Facebook, Vevo. Knowledge of web optimization. 3D skills/ video editing
advantageous. Own transport required. This is an incredible opportunity for the right candidate to
gain professional experience working at a high level of responsibility and build their portfolio and
CV. Ideal candidate will have design and concept development experience, school work, self taught,
or other intern/assistant work. Course work in graphic, and/or web design is a must. Portfolio /
examples of work essential. Meals and transportation covered. Must receive school credit. Send
resume and availability to nrintern@gmail.com.

 Introspect Entertainment – Office Intern


Record label seeks office intern. Must be energetic and efficient, ready to run errands (car and license
required), not afraid to get their hands dirty (i.e. sweep up and take out the garbage when needed)-
must have organizational skills for book keeping and updating the office calendar, and an excellent
phone demeanor for taking company calls. Must have computer skills:Microsoft word/excel, basic
Photoshop skills (i.e. able to scan), internet research savvy, great email etiquette. What we’re looking
for: Motivated self-starter, looking to build their resume and portfolio. Energetic professional eager to
learn. Strong organization and attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal communication techniques.
Creative, proactive thinker with "can-do" attitude. Time management skills: ability to multi-task,
prioritize and meet deadlines. Strong internet research skills. Ability to be reactive and change
directions quickly. This is an incredible opportunity for the right candidate to gain professional
experience working at a high level of responsibility. Meals and transport costs covered. Must receive
school credit. Send resume and availability to nrintern@gmail.com

 MGM Studios – Digital Media Internship


Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios is searching for qualified interns in our Digital Media department for
the spring 2010 term. Candidates should have computer proficiency, an interest in digital media, and
an enthusiasm for their work. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain invaluable hands-on experience
while working alongside industry professionals. We are looking for motivated and creative
individuals with an interest in the entertainment industry and digital media. This internship is not
limited to any specific majors. Candidates MUST be able to receive credit during the term that they
intern with the company (this position is UNPAID). The schedule is flexible but the department
would like to find an individual that can work between 15-25 hours per week. Please e-mail cover
letter and resume to Steven Thomas, SThomas@mgm.com.
 Alchemy Entertainment – Intern
Internship at Alchemy Entertainment. We produced the Warner Bros./New Line feature 17 AGAIN.
We are also currently in development on several other features. Our management/production
company is looking for interns to help out around the office. Responsibilities include but not limited
to occasional movie/TV set visits, assisting the Development Executive, reading scripts and writing
coverage, answering phones and daily office tasks. Must be enrolled in an accredited college or
university. Proficient in using a computer. Highly motivated, independent and organized. I am
looking for interns for the Fall semester (or available to start immediately). Please include the dates
and times you would be available to intern. Please e-mail a resume to alchemyintern@gmail.com.

FELLOWSHIPS
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship is a competitive national program that provides college
graduates the opportunity to work in Washington, DC, with one of twenty-five participating public-
interest organizations focusing on international security issues. The program has awarded 124
fellowships since its inception in 1987 and is offered twice yearly, in the spring and fall. It lasts from six
to nine months and provides a stipend, health insurance, and travel costs to Washington. The Scoville
Fellowship does not award grant or scholarship money to students. Scoville Fellows may undertake a
variety of activities, including research, writing, and advocacy in support of the goals of their host
organization and may attend coalition meetings, policy briefings, and Congressional hearings. Fellows
have written fact sheets, letters to the editor, op-eds, articles, briefing books and reports, organized talks
and conferences, and been interviewed as experts by the media. Many former Scoville Fellows work for
U.S. and international NGOs, the Federal Government, and academia, or attend graduate school in
political science or international relations, following their fellowships. The application requirements are
listed on the website, as are links to the websites of each of the participating groups and information on
the work of current and former Scoville Fellows. Applications must be submitted via email. The next
application deadline is January 22 for the Fall 2010 Fellowship. All U.S. citizens, and foreign nationals
residing in the United States, are eligible to apply; non-U.S. citizens living outside of the United States
are not. Applications must be submitted via email, http://www.scoville.org/flyer.html.

Humanity in Action Fellowship


HIA invites applications from college students (current sophomores, juniors, and seniors) and recent
graduates (classes of 2008 and 2009) who are intellectually gifted, mature, independent, of diverse
backgrounds, and passionate about human rights and social justice. The HIA summer fellowship
programs bring together international groups of Fellows to study minority rights and human rights
doctrines in democratic societies. Separate programs will take place for five weeks in Amsterdam, Berlin,
Copenhagen, Lyon, New York, and Warsaw. Intensive and demanding, the HIA fellowship features daily
lectures and discussions with renowned academics, journalists, politicians, and activists, as well as a
significant number of site visits to government agencies, non-profit and community organizations,
museums, and memorials. The programs require a great deal of intellectual curiosity and stamina, as well
as the ability to work effectively in international teams. After the summer programs, Fellows are expected
to participate in HIA's international network of alumni and to sustain their engagement in the human
rights issues addressed during the HIA fellowship. There are also a number of professional fellowship
opportunities available for HIA alumni—such as internship programs run by HIA in the U.S. Congress,
European Parliament, and community organizations in San Francisco. HIA Fellows are also frequently
selected for further post-graduate fellowships, with large numbers of Marshall, Mitchell, Fulbright,
Watson and Presidential Management Fellows among HIA alumni. This is a wonderful opportunity for
students and recent graduates. Students of all majors and academic disciplines are encouraged to
apply. Full application materials are available on our website at:
http://www.humanityinaction.org/apply/usa
The Thomas Jefferson Fellowship
The Center for Fiscal Accountability (CFA), a project line at Americans for Tax Reform, is offering a
graduate student (or very qualified undergraduate student) the opportunity to work independently in the
area of federal and state fiscal and regulatory policy and in collaboration with prominent experts and
institutions in the field as this year’s “Thomas Jefferson Fellow.” The primary task during the fellow’s
time is to work on CFA’s annual study, the “Cost of Government Day® Report.” Previously a project line
of the Americans for Tax Reform Foundation, the annual study calculates the date of the calendar year,
counting from January 1, on which the average American has earned enough in cumulative gross income
to pay for his or her share of government spending (total federal, state, and local) plus the cost of
regulation. It will be the role of the fellow to conduct the 2010 study and to research and write case
studies to be included in the study. (To view the 2009 report visit www.costofgovernmentday.org). The
fellowship takes place during the spring and summer months and varies in duration from 5 to 7 months.
Only one fellow is selected each session from a highly competitive field of candidates. The fellow
receives a$2,000 stipend each month. In addition, the individual receives a one-time travel and housing
stipend of $2,000. Applications from graduate student (or very qualified undergraduate student) must be
received by February 5, 2010 for immediate consideration for a fellowship during the 2010
spring/summer session. The target start date for the fellowship is March 1, 2010. For application
instructions please e-mail intrns@usc.edu.

Securities and Exchange Commission 2010 Summer Business Honors Program


The SEC's mission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate
capital formation. The agency seeks high-caliber professionals who share the same values of integrity,
fairness, accountability, resourcefulness, teamwork, and commitment to excellence. The Summer Honors
Business Program gives graduate and JD/MBA students the opportunity to become acquainted with the
regulation of the securities markets and the activities of the Commission. Students from graduate schools
across the country work at the Commission's Washington, DC, Headquarters and in a number of our
Regional Offices nationwide. For more information about the program and to apply visit,
http://jobview.usajobs.gov/getjob.aspx?jobid=85146985.

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