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INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS OFFICE NEWSLETTER

October 19, 2011 Published by the USC Career 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.

DO YOU WANT TO BE A GLOBAL FELLOW?
If so, attend an information session to find out more about the program and hear from some of the 2011 Global Fellows. The Global Fellows Information Session will be held on October 25h, 121pm in STU B3. Applications are available now at http://careers.usc.edu/students/internships/global-fellows-internship-program/. 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.

DID YOU MISS INTERNSHIP WEEK?
Were you unable to attend one of our Internship Week Panels? Visit our website http://careers.usc.edu/media to hear a podcast of each panel. If you would like to know what companies attended please view the list of employer contact information in the Resource Library on connectSC.

DIVINITY SCHOOL ADMISSION FAIR
All are invited to meet admissions representatives from Harvard Divinity School, Yale Divinity School, the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, and the Claremont School of Theology for a joint information session about graduate theological study and ministry preparation. The session will include a discussion of academic and community life, the application process, and financial aid. A free lunch will be served at this event taking place on Wednesday October 26th in the Trojan Presentation Room (STU B3).

WALK-IN HOURS
The Internship Program Office has daily walk-in hours, Monday through Friday from 11:00am – 3:30pm. Stop by our office in STU B1 during our walk-in hours if you have a quick question about internships, connectSC or want to brainstorm workplace issues.

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. Next week Capital IQ, ESPN, Fox Networks, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services Business Process Design Practice, Peace

Corps and more will be on campus holding events. Please click this link for more details, http://careers.usc.edu/eventcalendar/events/ or log-in to connectSC.

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PAID INTERNSHIPS
 American Apparel– Multiple Internships (SQL Developer, ASP.NET Developer, Web Developer, Technical Support Representative) American Apparel is a vertically integrated manufacturer, distributor and retailer, based in downtown Los Angeles, California. We currently employ approximately 10,000 people globally (about 5,000 in LA), and operate more than 285 retail stores in 20 countries. Within our business model, knitting, dyeing, cutting, sewing, photography, marketing, distribution and design all happen in the company's facilities in Los Angeles. The company operates the largest garment factory in the United States, at a time when most apparel production has moved offshore. With our recently opened stores in China, we are now selling Made in USA clothing in the largest consumer market in the world. American Apparel leverages art, design and technology to advance the business process, while continuing to pioneer industry standards of social and environmental responsibility in the workplace. SQL Developer SQL Scripting/Table optimization. Generate new and verify existing stored procedures, DTS Packages, SSIS Packages, Data Import and export, data validation. We are looking for students seeking a degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, etc. Basic understanding of SQL scripting is a must. If interested please email Sonu Kapoor at sonuk@americanapparel.net. ASP.NET Developer We are looking for a developer for web applications and .NET Developer for windows applications. You would be doing bug fixes in classic ASP, ASP.NET, Windows applications as well as Web services. Documentation and reorganize some of the existing projects. Please have programming experience. If interested please email Sonu Kapoor at sonuk@americanapparel.net. Web Developer Please be fluent in HTML/CSS, Javascript / JQuery development. You will be working on projects involving our brand site, online store and various marketing campaigns. Web Design / Content Producer or equivalent web development experience required. If interested please contact David Del Toro at daviddeltoro@AmericanApparel.net

Technical Support Representative We are looking for someone to work as a call center Technical Support person and perform technical documentation and account management. W are seeking students pursuing a technical or engineering degree. If interested please contact David Del Toro at daviddeltoro@AmericanApparel.net  Enterprise Community Partners – Research Intern Enterprise’s Los Angeles office employs 20 staff who work on affordable housing development, Green initiatives, support for our development partners, foreclosure, and policy matters. Los Angeles office is one of Enterprise’s larger offices across the country and is a local thought leader in the development of affordable housing. This internship is an excellent opportunity for a student interested in gaining experience in the field of community development and affordable housing in the City of Los Angeles. This internship will provide broad exposure to Enterprise’s work in Los Angeles, and the intern will be engaged in a variety of tasks. We anticipate a priority focus on perhaps one of two major projects: volunteer services and/or vulnerable populations. 1) Volunteer services – as an intermediary organization, Enterprise delivers a variety of technical, programmatic and financial support to affordable housing developers. We would like to explore how we can support the channeling of volunteer resources to our affordable housing partners. Options include applying on behalf of local partners to public service programs for a cadre of volunteers, and/or serving as a volunteer clearinghouse for corporate partners. Activities would include assessing partner need and researching available volunteer resources. 2) Vulnerable Populations – A major focus of Enterprise’s work is on addressing the needs of vulnerable populations including veterans, homeless people, seniors and transition age youth. As we find ourselves ramping up our focus on vulnerable populations in Southern California, we need assistance in understanding their needs and identifying partners that can assist us in responding. Go to this link to apply: https://careers.enterprisecommunity.com/careers.aspx?adata=da4SC2E22XYzCEjnmjqRW58tMn mR1HDftULYbdaJv2Hk46SxCZOpWkMWXB5hREP9WDrgKCJVWEV%2fejY29rMr6cFnLEh UgyEC.  Fernandez and Associates, LLP – Public Relations Internship Silicon Valley patent-strategy firm looking for entrepreneurial intern(s), preferably with strong business and engineering/science backgrounds, for researching and strategizing early-stage digital media, biotech, and semiconductor technology/business ventures. Duties include emerging market/standards analysis, research on and computation of damages and reasonable royalties related to patent infringement, commercialization/IP licensing, also defensive/offensive patent prosecution of pending applications before the USPTO. Hours are flexible. Prefer onsite interns in our Silicon Valley office, but will consider offsite intern. Candidate must have good analytical and writing skills. MBA, Economics, BSEE/CS, or Physics background preferred but not a must. Please send resume and cover letter to iploft@iploft.com. No phone calls, please.  Hanover Pacific, LLC – Real Estate Development Intern We are a real estate development company and would like to have someone perform administrative functions such as document meeting minutes, filing, and conducting market research for us. Other tasks would include some driving to deliver plans to municipalities and participate in meetings with clients and some due diligence research on properties. Student must be reliable and we are looking for sophomores or Juniors Only. This is a very high profile position within our company and has interaction with clients, municipalities and our consultants. Qualifications: Strong Administrative Skills; Strong Skills with Microsoft Suites (Word,

PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel); Strong Phone Skills; Quick Thinker and Self Starter, Strong Communication Skills; Be a Team Player. Application Instructions: Please send resume and cover letter to nata@hanoverpacific.com.  Honda R&D Americas, Inc. – Advanced Product Planning Engineering Co-op/Internship This internship represents a great opportunity to learn about the concept, product and technical development processes within an automotive OEM. The ideal candidate must be creative and have a proactive approach to new challenges. The position works closely with management and development teams in the early stages of new vehicle concept and product predevelopment. The intern will be responsible for supporting technical benchmarking, "PDCA" and "SWOT" analysis reporting, competitor intelligence and consumer research activities. Seeking engineering undergraduate/graduate level students interested in product development and consumer behavior. Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in and technical knowledge of the automotive industry. Strong candidates will possess robust analytical competencies, good communication skills and a general understanding of present automotive technologies as well as the automotive market as a whole. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word are required, while design and/or statistical software familiarity are desired. An interest in learning new skills is an important ingredient to success in the internship position. Send Resumes to Kchon@hra.com.  Pasona Internship Program – Internship opportunity in Japan The Pasona Internship Program allows outstanding undergraduate and graduate students to participate in a two-month internship at a Japanese company. The internship provides the student with valuable opportunities to learn Japanese business practices and to receive on-the-job-training at well-known Japanese companies in Tokyo. Since the start of the program in 1987, over 300 students have had the unique experience of working for a Japanese company. The program also provides a monthly stipend, round-trip airfare as well as company sponsored housing in the Tokyo metropolitan area. More information detailed information is available at http://www.nambufound.com/. The application deadline for this year is Saturday, December 17, 2011. Please feel free to contact us at japaninternship@pasona.com or (212)551-9581.  Variety – Editorial Internship Variety, the premier entertainment resource, is seeking an Editorial Intern to join their Los Angeles office. Responsibilities include assisting editors and reporters with research duties, maintaining reviews and obituaries databases, answering the editorial phone line, writing news briefs, distributing mail, and various editing and layout tasks. In addition, this internship will allow the candidate to report news stories for print and/or the web. Freelance writing opportunities may become available. Recognized and respected throughout the world of show business, Variety is the premier source of entertainment news. Since 1905, the most influential leaders in the industry have turned to Variety for timely, credible and straightforward news and analysis -information vital to their professions. And, since 1933, unchallenged industry leader Daily Variety has been required reading for key showbiz players, delivering breaking news, exclusive scoops and must-read features. Variety is a part of Reed Business Information. Reed Business Information is a leading provider of critical information and marketing solutions to business professionals in targeted industry sectors. Reed Business Information is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. We invite all applicants to confidentially selfidentify when applying. The Company complies with applicable laws governing nondiscrimination by state and locale. To learn more, visit www.variety.com or www.reedbusiness.com. Ideally, candidates are juniors or seniors in college, who are able to

commit for 6 months. Journalism majors preferred. However, we will consider recent graduates. Candidate must be a self-starter with strong attention to detail and strong communication skills. He/She must also be able to work in a fast-paced environment and must be able to articulate clearly. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the entertainment industry. Apply online at https://reedelsevier.taleo.net/careersection/19/moresearch.ftl?%E2%8C%A9=en and reference job # VAR00004. Please attach your cover letter, resume, and three published clips as samples of your work.

ViaCLIX – Computer Engineer ViaCLIX, an early stage company based in Silicon Valley, offers internship opportunities for those with experience in at least one of the following: iOS, Android (2.2, 2.3, 3.0), Java, UX/UI Design engineering. Responsibilities will include customizing ViaCLIX’s patented internetdelivery technology for corporate clients as well as opportunities to create new applications. With three signed contracts with multi-national companies and more pending, ViaCLIX is poised for significant growth in FY 2012. Minimum of 15 hours/week. Great potential for professional growth and participation in ownership. Summer employment in Los Gatos home office. Interested candidates should contact Amir Nobakht at anobakht@viaclix.com. experience in at least one of the following: iOS, Android (2.2, 2.3, 3.0), Java, UX/UI Design engineering. Send resume and any other relevant qualifications to Amir Nobakht at anobakht@viaclix.com.

UNPAID INTERNSHIPS
 Big Picture Instructional Design – Administrative Intern Small film/education startup looking for a motivated and ambitious intern interested in film and education. Internship will start unpaid (for credit if desired) but could eventually become a paid position. Most work can be done remotely. 
Job duties may include doing research into school districts and non-profits around the country that are relevant to our projects. You may also be doing outreach to schools, non-profits, teachers, and students around the country on behalf of our films. Projects may also include building a database of contacts using Filemaker Pro as well as maintaining our Twitter and Facebook presence by regularly uploading tweets and status updates. Candidates must have a laptop (Mac preferred), a can do attitude, great phone, writing, and organizational skills. Be willing to work in a small and very informal environment. Experience in the education field (dealing with teachers) and knowledge of Filemaker Pro are a plus. Interested parties should send resume and cover letter to Kim Birbrower at kim@bigpictureinstructional.com.
  City of Arcadia – Administrative Intern (Finance) The Administrative Intern will serve in the Finance Division and may assist with various assignments that support the operations of the Division. Assignments may include, but are not limited to: account reconciliation; answering telephone calls; data entry and typing; maintenance of files; photocopying; preparation of documents, reports and/or correspondence; providing office/counter coverage; and conducting records searches. Candidates must be currently enrolled in a college or university with an emphasis in Public Administration, Business Administration, Accounting or a related field and have knowledge of modern office equipment including computer equipment and software application, word processing and typing. Candidates must also have the ability to learn and understand the organization and operation of the assigned department as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled. Recruitment may close at any time without notice. Application form is required and may be downloaded from

the City’s website at www.ci.arcadia.ca.us. Applications may be mailed or hand delivered. Faxed and Emailed materials will NOT be accepted. A City application may also be obtained at the Human Resources Division, 240 W. Huntington Drive, or by calling (626) 574-5405. Resumes may be attached to the City application but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City application.  CMPR – PR Internship CMPR is a full service publicity, marketing and events agency based in Los Angeles that manages publicity for television shows such as “The Apprentice” and “Celebrity Apprentice” on NBC as well as west coast publicity for the ESPN Network and ESPN original programming. In addition, CMPR also is the publicity agency for legendary athletes Pete Sampras and Sugar Ray Leonard as well as Los Angeles Lakers Luke Walton and Matt Barnes, professional tennis player Bethanie Mattek-Sands, celebrities Holly Robinson-Peete and former NFL player Rodney Peete and actor Eddie Cibrian. CMPR has coordinated and managed major sports & entertainment events including: The ESPY Awards; The 2010 BCS National Championship Official Gala; The Playboy Golf Super Bowl Party; ESPN “Next” Super Bowl Party; ESPN The Magazine “Body Issue” Party; Cedars Sinai Sports Spectacular; and more. We are looking for an enthusiastic and eager student who is looking for the opportunity to gain experience in publicity, marketing, promotions, special events, award campaigns, crisis management, media relations, red carpet management and media training to many of the top names in the sports and entertainment industry. You will also gain in-office experience helping with our everyday duties; press clippings, pitching clients, writing press releases/media alerts, client research, etc. We are looking for our intern to come in a few days a week (10-15hrs per week). Experience with word, excel, social networking, making/receiving phone calls and Outlook are required. This position is unpaid so the intern must receive course credit. Interested students can apply to John at john@cmpr.net. 

Jarvis Communications– Spring 2012 Internship in Public Relations Are you a communications wiz with an insatiable appetite for all things wine and food? Do you have a knack for networking and connecting people? Are you a voracious reader? Do you love strategy? Are you a pro at writing compelling stories about things for which you are extremely passionate? Are you fun? Are you funny? If your answer is YES to all of these questions, then you may be a right fit for Jarvis Communications. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to nick@jarviscommunications.com. Must be a current college student or recent college graduate with an interest in the wine/ food/ travel/ hospitality industry. Candidate must have a car, a valid driver's license and be over the age of 21, since we are in the Wine Industry.

Last Shot with Judge Gunn– PR and Social Media Internship National television show seeks hardworking, eager, proactive students with background or experience in research and/or social media outreach (facebook, twitter, etc). This is a rare opportunity work alongside some of the best in the business, including our 3 time Emmy award winning Executive Producer and the Executive Producer of the film "Brothers" starring Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal and Natalie Portman, who also has 2 one hour dramas set up at Fox. Internship can be part or full time (we're willing to work around class schedules), and separate of offering credits for school, prizes of between $250 - $500 are being offered to the most productive intern(s). Internship could turn into a full time paid position in season 2, for the right person. Strong background/interest in social media is preferred. If interested, please send cover letter and resume ASAP to samantha@mbp-la.com.

Lionsgate– Ghost House Pictures Internship LIONSGATE is the leading independent filmed entertainment studio with a strong and diversified presence in motion pictures, television programming, home entertainment, family entertainment, video-on-demand and digital distribution of content. This internship is designed to provide interested college students with hands-on experience in production. Because today’s students may be tomorrow’s leaders, our desire is to provide these individuals with a meaningful and educational experience. Ghost House Pictures (THE GRUDGE, 30 DAYS OF NIGHT, DRAG ME TO HELL) is looking for Fall interns. Responsibilities include reading and covering scripts, answering phones, basic office admin, etc. Very few errands. Candidates need to be hardworking, interested in horror and eager to learn. This internship is unpaid and for college credit only. Applicants MUST be able to provide appropriate documentation of credit on the first day. Please E-mail your cover letter and resume to romel@ghosthousepictures.com and make sure to include "Ghost House Intern" in the subject line of your e-mail.

MLC PR – Public Relations Internship Prominent entertainment public relations firm seeks part time/ full time publicity interns. Need someone completely dedicated, who can deal with a hectic environment, a self starter, and someone who loves working with people - but can handle time alone on a project. We want someone who will treat this position as a real job, give 110% while in the office and can take direction well. There is opportunity for growth for standout interns. Must be willing to make a four month commitment. This is the perfect position for recent grads looking to get their foot in the door in the entertainment public relations industry, or for students looking to gain college internship credit - we are more than willing to fill out internship paperwork for interns, and write letters of recommendation when needed. Applicants will not be considered without both a cover letter and resume. Required time in the office approx 20 hours per week: days and times can vary. Duties include: covering phones and making calls, packaging of press kits, mailings, heavy online research in the entertainment field, maintenance of excel databases, creation of excel databases, helping assistants in the office, coordination for celeb dressing/glam needs, errands as needed, event assistance when needed and writing assignments. Solid communication skills, attention to detail, friendly and savvy people skills, own laptop (Mac or pc) with Microsoft office: outlook (pc), word and excel are a requirement. Previous experience in the entertainment industry a plus, previous office and/or writing experience a plus. Please email cover letter and resume to: Cecilia Zuninga at cecilia@monaloring.com. Please no phone calls.

Motion Picture Corporation of America- Fall Intern The Motion Picture Corporation of America is in search of a fall intern. Responsibilities will include: script coverage, project assignments and general office duties. MPCA is an independent production shop, dealing primarily with features. Past hits include DUMB and DUMBER and JUNGLE 2 JUNGLE, and more recently we finished the HBO film TAKING CHANCE starring Kevin Bacon. We currently have ten projects in development, including two pilots. If interested, please send an email, along with your resume and cover letter to mpcajobs@gmail.com, with the subject line: Internship. If interested, please send an email, along with your resume and cover letter to mpcajobs@gmail.com with the subject line: Internship.

Southern California Golf Association– Development Coordinator Founded in 1983, the SCGA Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Southern California Golf Association, one of the nation’s oldest and largest regional golf associations with more than 160,000 individual members who belong to more than 1,200 clubs throughout Southern California and Baja California. The SCGA Foundation’s mission is to sponsor the education and character development of Southern California youth through Golf. The SCGA Foundation Development

Coordinator Intern will assist the Executive Director and the Assistant Director with essential daily administrative functions including development support by way of database management, filing, and written and verbal communication with community partners, donors, and volunteers. The Foundation Development Intern will assist in the planning and execution of annual fundraising events such as Couples Golf Event (September), the annual charity Golf Tournament (November), and the Golf Marathon (May). The development coordinator will also support other fundraising efforts as related to the Foundation’s mission such as grant writing, PGA/LPGA charitable ticket sales, and silent and live auctions. Candidate must be pursuing a 4-year degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, Non-Profit Management, Social Work, Sports Management or related field. Candidate must also have prior experience with community or volunteer work. A desire to work in the non-profit sector or golf industry upon graduation is preferred. Candidate should be an independent thinker and highly self motivated. Candidate must be pursuing a 4-year degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, Non-Profit Management, Social Work, Sports Management or related field. Candidate must also have prior experience with community or volunteer work. A desire to work in the non-profit sector or golf industry upon graduation is preferred. Candidate should be an independent thinker and highly self motivated. For more information on the SCGA Foundation please visit ww.scga.org/foundation. Please send resume and cover letter to Kate Kennedy at kkennedy@scga.org. 

Wedbush– PR and Social Media Internship Wedbush Securities is a leading financial services and investment firm that provides private and institutional brokerage, correspondent clearing, investment banking, equity research, public finance, fixed income sales and trading, and asset management to individual, institutional and issuing clients. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the firm has over 80 sales offices and over a100 correspondent offices nationwide. We are looking for an eager and focused intern who is passionate about a career in financial services. Wedbush Securities internships offer a great way to develop personal and professional skills as well as the opportunity to work with some of the most talented professional in the securities industry. We have openings in the following areas: Equity Sales and Trading, Equity Research, Private Client Services (various offices with opportunities), Securities Processing, Wealth Management, Accounting, Fixed Income, Public Finance, Correspondent Services, Compliance, Marketing, Legal. Required experience includes a major/minor in Business, Finance, Economics or Accounting with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Candidates must have excellent quantitative math skills and agility with numbers as well as strong verbal and written communication skills. Please be able to work in a fast paced environment and have strong computer/software skills and ability to learn new software. U.S Citizen/Permanent Resident required. To be considered for a position, you must submit your resume as follows: 1. Visit the company website at www.wedbush.com, 2. Click on "Career Opportunities", 3. Click on "Open Positions", 4. Register and submit your resume and answer pre-screening questions. We will carefully consider your qualifications and contact you should your background and experience prove to be a fit for our requirements. Your resume will be retained for at least one year and considered for future open positions as well.

World War Seven– Production Internship World War Seven is an advertising, television, and feature film production company devoted to pairing top tier creative with cutting edge technology. Our clients include companies such as BMW, Toyota, Mini, as well as Elle, HBO, Funny or Die and WESC. We are looking for a few motivated, self-starting interns to join our team this fall to help out with our many upcoming projects. This is a great opening for anyone interested in learning the many facets of a postproduction office. While some duties might include overall office organization, the intern will have the opportunity for hands-on work in our upcoming productions and post production workflows. 
This internship is unpaid and for college credit only. You are expected to fill required credit paper through your own school. Intern with a strong background or interest in editing, video and 3D is a plus. Schedule is flexible as we understand candidates are often full time students, but

ideally weekday afternoons are preferred. Please email me your resume as well as a brief paragraph describing why you would want to be part of the World War Seven team. Send supplemental information to george@worldwarseven.com.

FELLOWSHIPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
 CRCC Asia – Scholarships for China Internship Program If you are looking to boost your resume and stand out in the crowd, CRCC Asia offers Internship Programs and Language Programs to allow you to both invest in your future and experience China. China’s economy has grown at a meteoric rate and its business community is part of the most exciting and promising markets in the world. Now, companies and individuals across the globe are lining up to do business in China: it is without question the most exhilarating, challenging and fast-growing nation in which to work. As the leading provider of internships in China, we offer students and graduates the opportunity to further their personal and professional development in a dynamic international setting. CRCC Asia is proud to be providing ten needbased scholarships this fall. Please direct your students to: http://www.crccasia.com/internships/scholarships. Scholarship applications will be accepted from September 15 to October 31, 2011.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
Contact the Internship Programs Office in STU B1 or at (213) 740-9105.