Editorial Fellowship (Paid) at Huffington Post

Editorial Fellowship (Paid), Huffington Post, NYC

Posting Job Description The Huffington Post is seeking editorial fellows to join its New York office. Do you love the internet? Are you the person who has the viral video before everyone else? Do you obsessively check Facebook and Twitter? Then you might be a perfect fit for the Huffington Post.

Applicants should be hungry self-starters eager to learn and contribute in a fast-paced, fun environment. We are looking for go-getter news and internet junkies with strong web skills to work closely with various editorial teams. This is a great opportunity to learn all the ins and outs of new media and get first-hand exposure to how The Huffington Post works.

Primary responsibilities:

- Writing headlines, packaging stories, and video content

- Monitoring breaking news and identifying viral stories

- Pitch and produce shareable content for a social media audience

- Aid in managing Facebook and Twitter accounts

Requirements for success:

- Insatiable appetite for news and the desire to make things go crazy on the web

- Strong research and writing skills

- Proficiency with social media

- Meticulous dedication to detail and the ability to multitask

- Creativity and willingness to think outside the box

- Ability to receive constructive criticism and learn from feedback

- A passion for the Huffington Post and its editorial mission

This fellowship is located in our New York office, located in Greenwich Village. Our fellowship usually lasts four to six months and is a paid program that we use to identify potential full-time hires — in other words, fellows are considered to be in training from the moment they begin. Our program ensures that fellows learn everything there is to know about how the Huffington Post approaches web publishing. Fellows have the chance discover whether HuffPost is the sort of place you want to launch your career.

Apply at http://corp.aol.com/careers  Requisition # 125713BR

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CUNY Service Corps – deadline extended

Our college has been selected as a CUNY Service Corps college. The Service Corps is an exciting new University initiative similar to AmeriCorps. It aims to improve the short and long-term civic and environmental sustainability of New York City.

We are writing to you to consider joining the CUNY Service Corps today! The internship starts fall 2013 for 24 weeks, 10-12 hours a week, $12-15 an hour. Schedules are expected to be flexible to meet your school needs.

You will gain real-world work experience, this opportunity will be a paid internship at local community agencies such as the America Museum of Natural History, Immigration Advocacy Matters, Queens Botanical Garden, the Economic Development Council and hundreds of other placements.

More info: cuny.edu/servicecorps     Application: https://csc.cuny.edu/
Application closes on JUNE 8, 2013. Don’t delay.

 

Please direct all questions to me mailto:cunyservicecorps@qc.cuny.edu

 

 

Thank you!—-Yasemin

 

Yasemin Jones, PhD| Special Assistant to the Provost |Kiely Hall, 134 D | 65-30 Kissena Blvd|Queens , NY 11367

tel: 718-997-5537 |email: yasemin.jones@qc.cuny.edu

 

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Paid leadership development project for FIERCE, activist organization for LGBTQ youth of color

Education for Liberation Project: this is a training program for political activists, but will involve a strong media component in terms of outreach and organization.  From FIERCE Continue reading

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Center for Communication & MOMI events

Museum of the Moving Image and the Center for Communication invite you to two events next week: on Sunday, June 2, a preview screening of How to Make Money Selling Drugs with Adrian Grenier in person, and on Wednesday, June 5, An Evening with Creator of MTV Bob Pittman. We are pleased to offer complimentary admission to these events. Continue reading
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Still room in Summer Media Studies courses

Several of our Media Studies courses offered this summer still have room (and may in fact be cancelled if they do not receive adequate enrollment). Please not that many of these courses are  not part of the Film Studies curriculum (Screenwriting is a FS elective), but I’m posting here for those of you who are Media Studies majors or minors.

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CUNY Service Corps: applications due June 1

QC Undergraduate or Masters Level students: 

We are proud to announce that Queens College has been selected as a CUNY Service Corps Campus for Fall 2013. This exciting new university wide initiative creates opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to work on projects to improve the city’s civic, economic and environmental sustainability by working directly with community agencies.

Most Service Corps placements  for QC students will last twenty-four weeks over two semesters; students will work an average of 12 hours per week and be paid $12-15 per hour.

  1. Students must apply online to participate in the CUNY Service Corps. Applications will open this spring and close on June 1, 2013. Finalists will be interviewed in June and July, and students who are accepted into the Service Corps will be notified in July or August.
  2.  Eligibility criteria includes: full time status, minimum 24 credits completed, 2.5 min GPA.
  3.  All Service Corps members will undergo a training program before their placements begin, most likely in September.
  4. Apply directly for consideration by registering here: cuny.edu/service corps

 

Please direct all questions to mailto:CUNYServiceCorps@qc.cuny.edu

 

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Museum of the Moving Image Internships!

MOMI Internships

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Visions Film Festival and Conference: Call for Films AND Papers

2013 Call for Entries: Submissions Now Open for Films and Papers

 

The international Visions Film Festival & Conference is now accepting film and paper submissions from undergraduate filmmakers and film scholars for the 2013 festival year. The festival date is set for April 5, 2013. Film and paper selections will be announced in late February.

Hosted by the Film Studies Department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Visions is the first international film festival and conference dedicated exclusively to showcasing and celebrating undergraduate work in both film production and film studies. Each year, the Visions programming committee brings together a diverse and talented group of rising filmmakers and film scholars from undergraduate film programs around the world for a highly-attended event full of screenings, lectures, Q&As, workshops, and networking. Continue reading

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CUNY Carpool Web Application for post-hurricane travel

Anyone scrambling to find a way to campus might want to check out this new ride sharing site developed by Brooklyn College. It serves all CUNY campuses.  Please circulate this widely. And if you are driving to campus, enter your information and help out your fellow, stranded students:

Create your carpool offer:

https://websql.brooklyn.cuny.edu/carpool/create_car_offer.jsp

Search existing offers:

https://websql.brooklyn.cuny.edu/carpool

 

 

 

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Free University 9/18-9/22

 

Tuesday, September 18—Opening day of Free University Week at Madison Square Park.
To mark the one year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, a coalition of students, educators, and community groups will host the Free University Week—creating education that is democratic, critical, and accessible to all. This event will be held in Madison Square Park from Tuesday through Friday, September 18 – 21, from 2pm to 7pm, and on Saturday, September 22, from 10am to 2pm.  More information at http://freeuniversitynyc.org

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