INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS OFFICE NEWSLETTER

April 6, 2011
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.

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DID YOU MISS INTERNSHIP WEEK?
Were you unable to attend one of our Internship Week Panels? Visit our website http://careers.usc.edu/podcasts/ to hear a podcast of each panel. View the list of employer contact information in the Resource Library on connectSC.

CAREER CENTER INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS! DEADLINE THIS FRIDAY!
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 go to our website or stop by the Internship Programs Office in STU B1. Application deadline is 5pm on Friday, April 8, 2011. 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 go to our website or stop by the Internship Programs Office in STU B1. Application deadline is 5pm on Friday, April 8, 2011.

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!

PAID INTERNSHIPS
 Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. – Summer Intern ($10-$15/hr) HFF (Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P.) is a leading provider of commercial real estate and capital market services to the U.S. commercial real estate industry. HFF operates out of 18 offices and offers clients a fully integrated capital markets platform including debt placement, investment sales, advisory services, structured finance, private equity, loan sales and commercial loan servicing. Our goal is to hire and retain associates who have the highest ethical standards and the best reputation in the industry. HFF has been selected as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas (2008). Main Responsibilities include: assisting with rent rolls, demographics, tenant profiles, etc; preparing and writing market research; obtaining and analyzing market information and statistics; researching demographics and traffic count; assist in the due diligence process; value listings and proposed listings in Argus and Excel; review and summarize leases (lease abstracting); assist in the design and preparation of teasers and books; and create appropriate charts and other graphic materials. Education and Experience requirements: advanced working knowledge of Word and Excel; strong analytical and writing skills; strong interpersonal and communication skills; detail-oriented and self motivated; ability to interact with internal and external clients professionally in a fast paced, high-energy environment; familiarity with Argus, PowerPoint, Adobe, InDesign, and Photoshop a plus. Must have completed at least 2 years of college. Real Estate majors preferred. Please click the following link to apply online: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA2/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=HFFLPTX&cws=1&rid=162

Los Angeles Opera – Communications and Production Intern ($3500 stipend) The LA Opera has an exciting summer internship opportunity for a Communications and Production intern who will create and compile an archive of the Company’s media and production assets from the Company’s first 25 years. The project will be an important part of the planning and implementation of future opera seasons as well as the promotion of LA Opera’s artistic productions to national and international opera companies, and will involve the design of an electronic database, gathering media and production materials from various departments, writing descriptive text, and compiling the database. The intern will also be involved in additional production activities including assisting with auditions and updating production information. This is a full time position of approximately 40 hours a week for a total of 10 weeks. The internship will begin in late May or early June and end no later than August 19, 2011. The intern will receive a stipend of $3,500 for his or her 10-week period of service. The prospective intern will have strong organizational, research and writing skills. A high level of computer proficiency is desired, with experience with electronic databases and/or web design, and digital media, as well as with the Windows operating system, MS Office Programs, internet, and e-mail. Experience with production or public relations in a performing arts environment would be an asset as well as interest in opera, music, or theater. Student eligibility for internship positions is limited to currently enrolled undergraduate college students who reside or attend college in Los Angeles County. Students must have completed at least one semester of college by June 1, 2011 or will complete their undergraduate degree by September 1, 2011 in order to be eligible to participate. Students who have already earned a BA, BS or a higher degree are not eligible. Candidates can be sought from all areas of undergraduate study and are not required to have demonstrated a previous commitment to the arts. Students invited to participate in the program must provide a copy of their college transcripts verifying undergraduate enrollment. Please send your résumé and cover letter to jobs@laopera.com no later than May 1, 2011. Be sure to put "Communications & Production Intern" in the subject line. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission sponsors this internship. 74 undergraduate interns will participate in the program this year at 74 performing, presenting, and literary nonprofits arts organizations and municipal arts agencies throughout LA County. For additional information on the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, the Arts Internship Program, and for a complete list of all the internships offered this summer, visit the Arts Commission website at www.lacountyarts.org.

United States Marine Corps – Platoon Leaders Course (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior) The PLC Program has both ground and aviation options and is open to college freshmen, sophomores and juniors. Freshman and sophomores take their pre-commissioning training at Quantico, Virginia in two separate six-week training sessions over two summers without interrupting their academic career. One session takes place at the end of the first year following acceptance into the program and the other session is conducted at the end of the junior year of college. College juniors accepted into the PLC Program attend 10 weeks of training after the end of their junior year. After completion of all training requirements and upon receipt of degree, candidates are commissioned as a Second Lieutenant. Immediately thereafter, assignment to active duty commences. The mission of OCS is to provide a physically challenging and mentally stressful training environment in which candidates can be evaluated on their leadership ability and potential to serve as United States Marine Corps Officers. Officer Candidate School may well be the most demanding challenge you ever faced. Upon completion of Officer Candidate School (OCS) and graduation from a four-year college, you'll be offered a commission as a Marine Officer. If you choose to accept this 'job offer' you will serve on active duty in the Marine Corps for three and a half years (more if you choose). Your commission is the beginning of a career (whether you serve 4 years or 20+ years) with many opportunities for advancement and a broad array of exciting jobs. Additional benefits include paid summer training, financial assistance pay ($3150.00 per school year once you complete one summer of OCS), and a college tuition assistance program ($5200.00 per school year once you have completed one summer of OCS). Minimum requires for our Commissioning Program are: Between 17-31 years of age, must be a U.S. citizen, no felony convictions, be currently enrolled full time at a college, have a GPA of 2.0 or higher, attain a SAT score of 1000 or high (Math and English), Composite ACT score of 22 or higher, AFQT score of 74 or higher on the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery. Must be able to complete the Marine Corps Physical Fitness Test with a score of 225 or higher. If you would like more information, please visit www.lamarineofficerprograms.com or http://officer.marines.com or email Jake M. Cosme, Captain USMC, at jacob.cosme@marines.usmc.mil. United States Marine Corps – Officer Candidate Course (Seniors, Graduates) The OCC Program has ground, aviation and law options and is available to college seniors and college graduates (both men and women) who are in good academic standing and meet a variety of moral and physical requirements. In essence, you apply to attend Officer Candidate School (OCS) in Quantico, Virginia, after completion of your degree. This pre-commissioning training at OCS consists of one ten-week training session. The OCC classes have traditionally been conducted 3 times per year. The mission of OCS is to provide a physically challenging and mentally stressful training environment in which candidates can be evaluated on their leadership ability and potential to serve as United States Marine Corps Officers. Officer Candidate School may well be the most demanding challenge you ever faced. Upon completion of Officer Candidate School (OCS) and graduation from a four-year college, you'll be offered a commission as a Marine Officer. If you choose to accept this 'job offer' you will serve on active duty in the Marine Corps for three and a half years (more if you choose). Your commission is the beginning of a career (whether you serve 4 years or 20+ years) with many opportunities for advancement and a broad array of exciting jobs. Additional benefits include paid summer training, financial assistance pay ($3150.00 per school year once you complete one summer of OCS), and a college tuition assistance program ($5200.00 per school year once you have completed one summer of OCS). Minimum requires for our Commissioning Program are: Between 17-31 years of age, must be a U.S. citizen, no felony convictions, be currently enrolled full time at a college, have a GPA of 2.0 or higher, attain a SAT score of 1000 or high (Math and English), Composite ACT score of 22 or higher, AFQT score of 74 or higher on the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery. Must be able to complete the Marine Corps Physical Fitness Test with a score of 225 or higher. If you would like more information, please visit www.lamarineofficerprograms.com or http://officer.marines.com or email Jake M. Cosme, Captain USMC, at jacob.cosme@marines.usmc.mil.

Warner Bros. Entertainment Group – Design Services Intern ($10/hr) Warner Bros. Media Research & Insights seeks a Design Services Intern to assist the Director of Design Services in the production of one-of-a-kind PowerPoint Presentations. Job responsibilities include: assist in silhouetting talent images using Adobe Photoshop; assist in maintaining a digital library of corporate, brand, publication, and network logos using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator; observe and participate in presentation reviews with the Media Research team to understand the needs of client(s) and institute information design; edit existing PowerPoint presentation for Directors and Managers. Qualifications include: college student working on BFA/BA degree in Graphic Design, or Communications; intermediate skill in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Bridge (CS5), Quark Xpress 8, and Microsoft PowerPoint 2007; strong interest in the entertainment industry, television & digital in particular. No previous work experience required. Must have ability to communicate effectively & tactfully with managers & other levels of personnel. Must have ability to pay close attention to detail and understand written & oral instructions. Must have ability to organize & schedule work effectively. Must have ability to work well under time constraints. If you are interested in this position, please email your resume as an attachment to wbjobs@trm.brassring.com and be sure to INCLUDE the following designation CUSC/123343BR in your subject line. Submissions received without the proper CUSC/123343BR designation and resume as an attachment will not be considered. Employment start date is June 1, 2011-August 31, 2011.

UNPAID INTERNSHIPS  Nickelodeon – Virtual Worlds Internship Program
Would you rather play games online than read a textbook, or wear t-shirts to work instead of a suit? Do you love acting like a kid, even though you’re well into your college years? This may be the perfect opportunity for you to get hands-on experience in the online gaming and art industry! Nickelodeon Virtual Worlds Group is looking for motivated interns to join our team creating and working in the virtual spaces of the number 1 kids’ network! General duties include but are not limited to participating in department meetings, special projects, product testing, research & reporting. You will learn something from each task you perform; if you can’t learn from it, you won’t be asked to do it! We offer exciting and challenging internships in: game production, human resources and recruiting, art, game design, quality assurance, marketing, game testing, graphic design, content development, and technology (information architecture, technical coordination). In addition to great experiences, Nickelodeon offers fantastic perks! Interns are encouraged to participate in our business skills workshops including: How to write a resume and cover letter, Post Production, How to Pitch a Show and more! You can also see free movies at our sister studios and even go for a tour on the Paramount lot! Qualifications: This is a non-paid program. To be eligible students must be enrolled in a school credited internship course at their school or university, and must present proof of that course credit for semester of your internship. Students must be 18 years of age or older, in college (freshman or above), and be available to intern 16-30 hours per week. Internships listed above are based in Glendale, California. Min GPA 3.0. Applications are accepted until June 2, 2011. To apply, please send the items listed below to VWGInternships@nick.com Subject Line: Summer Internship 2011 – (Department Interested In). A cover letter explaining what internship you're interested in and why. A resume with relevant experience and your graduation date & portfolio (for Art & Graphic Design only) is required.

Dolores Huerta Foundation – Marketing and Communications Intern The Dolores Huerta Foundation is a non-profit with an emphasis in community organizing. We are currently organizing in Kern and Tulare County in California's Central Valley. This internship will provide support to the Dolores Huerta Foundation in expanding external communications, fundraising, and development efforts. Responsibilities include: develop marketing strategies and materials; utilize social networks and new media to assist in raising awareness about the work of DHF

and to launch an individual donor campaign; assist with event coordination and logistics; recruit volunteers for phone-a-thons and other fundraising efforts; research grant opportunities and assist in the preparation of grant proposals; additional marketing, fundraising, and development responsibilities as assigned by the Economic Development Manager; and accompany Dolores Huerta at LA based events. Internship would run between May – August 2011. Located in Los Angeles, and hours would be between 15-30/week. Intern must possess strong written and oral communication skills, have an entrepreneurial spirit, and demonstrate consistency and ability to meet deadlines. Must have passion for social justice. Spanish language skills preferred, along with experience with Adobe Suite / Publisher preferred but not required. Reliable transportation preferred but not required. Submit resume and cover letter to bseraphin@doloreshuerta.org before April 29, 2011.

CBS Films – Executive Office Intern Summer 2011 The Executive Offices of CBS Films are seeking interns to work closely with management and will be involved with daily administrative tasks. These duties include but are not limited to: reading scripts/writing coverage running errands, conducting research for potential projects, and other miscellaneous office/administrative tasks. Qualifications include: available to work 2-3 full days, an interest in films/media/television; strong computer skills; proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel & Powerpoint; detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and have excellent communication skills; and motivated individuals that work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment. This opportunity is exclusively available to current students and is only for academic credit. Interns must be able to submit a letter from an accredited college/university stating the class and number of credits to be earned. Please list your availability in your cover letter. Please email resume and cover letter to resume.reply@cbsparamount.com. CBS Films – Programming and Development Intern Summer 2011 The Programming and Development department is seeking interns to work closely with management and will be involved with daily administrative tasks. These duties include but are not limited to: upkeep of copy room supplies, errands on the lot, helping with maintenance of DVD/tape library, answering phones and doing research for projects in development. Qualifications include: available to work 3-4 full days, an interest in films/media/television; strong computer skills; proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel & Powerpoint; detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and have excellent communication skills; and motivated individuals that work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment. This opportunity is exclusively available to current students and is only for academic credit. Interns must be able to submit a letter from an accredited college/university stating the class and number of credits to be earned. Please list your availability in your cover letter. Please email resume and cover letter to resume.reply@cbsparamount.com. EcoMedia (CBS Corporation) – Environmental Analysis and Reporting Intern Summer 2011 EcoMedia, a CBS Corporation (CBS) company, seeks individuals with a strong interest in issues such as sustainability, public policy, clean energy, climate change, government affairs, public affairs and corporate social responsibility (CSR) to assist with both internal and external environmental project management for CBS. This a unique opportunity to gain practical experience in a first-of-its kind business model, in the growing field of corporate sustainability directly related to climate change. Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated interest in the environment with a background in business and communications/PR. Intern will: research and identify contact information for CBS affiliate markets on market target list; make introductory emails and phone calls to appropriate prospects; schedule calls and meetings, when necessary; support Municipal Client Relations; assist with additional municipal client care activities, including but not limited to hyperlinks to EcoMedia and/or possible local CBS stations where appropriate; send content distribution for city/cable television and website applications; and research potential advertising/media budgets

within current municipal partner budgets, including Tourism Bureaus. Intern should be self-starting and goal-oriented with a passion for the environment. Must be available to work 2-3 full days, and possess strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Must be detailoriented, able to multi-task, and have excellent communication skills. This opportunity is exclusively available to current students and is only for academic credit. Interns must be able to submit a letter from an accredited college/university stating the class and number of credits to be earned. Please email resume and cover letter to resume.reply@cbsparamount.com.

The Academy of Archivists – Operations Intern The Academy of Archivists is an ongoing studio experiment in digital culture, film, and slow media. We concept, develop and produce work for a creative client base of progressive, forward-thinking businesses and brands encompassing the fashion, music, art, culture, education and non-profit industries. Created especially for brands seeking a highly creative and elegant approach to their identity, The Academy of Archivists takes a very individual approach to each client. In addition to the in-house Archivist team, we engage and work with the directors and creative talent of our partner company Caviar (www.caviarcontent.com), as well as our outside Collaborators including renowned photographers, music houses, designers, animators and programmers to creatively concept compelling bespoke strategies for brands. Interning at our boutique company would be beneficial for someone interested in getting very hands-on experience in an extensive variety of projects across the advertising and entertainment industries. We have our fingers in a lot of creative and business pies and are quite hooked in to what is happening in trend setting across the cultural board. An applicant should have excellent computer skills; close familiarity with navigating the web; a fascination with music, design, fashion, film, and the visual arts, and what's new online. Guy or girl doesn't matter, but we need someone who is intelligent, stylish and clever; a self-starter with a good attitude who is able to think for themselves. Please email your CV and your answers to the following questions to amy@wearchive.info: Favorite band, favorite hotel, favorite place, favorite writer, favorite photographer, favorite artist, favorite blog, favorite website, most interesting thing in your wallet, ultimate dream (in 10 words or less). Atari – Marketing/Social Media Summer Internship (4 openings) Calling high-energy ambitious people! Atari is looking for interns! If you ever wanted to work for a video game company, keep reading. We are looking for college-credit interns who want to learn and impact a growing company. The interns that we are looking for will be exposed to: social media, search marketing (SEM/SEO), display marketing, promotional marketing, retention marketing. Requirements include working a minimum 20 hours a week (prefer 30+). Prefer Marketing/Business Major or Communications Major. Interns must be hard working go-getter attitude (always can do), able to communicate daily, and relay them back accurately to the team, research projects thoroughly and communicate results to internal stakeholders, create, update and maintain daily internal and client project schedules. Interns will assist on proposals and proofread documents, conduct and compile project research, assist in managing client projects on a daily basis, maintain relationships and coordinate deliverables with outside partners. Must be willing to take on responsibility and be accountable for it. Interested candidates should email their resume with cover letter to interns@atari.com. If you have a LinkedIn profile, please send link to your profile.

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