Attn: J-Students! Alumni Relations is looking for a writing/editorial intern!!!

8 12 2011

By Sheng Lee (@shengdanger)

UW Oshkosh’s Alumni Relations office is currently seeking a writing/editorial intern for an immediate open position. You
can begin working as soon as winter interim and start building your professional portfolio. As an intern for Alumni Relations, you will get the chance to interview some interesting people, attend fun alumni events, collaborate with the nicest co-workers you’ll ever meet and write from a cozy office in the historical Pollock Alumni House! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity. Contact Alumni Director Christine Gantner today!

*TitanJob ID:

30141

*Job Title:

Alumni Communications Intern

Organization Name :

UW Oshkosh Alumni Office

Work Schedule:

TBA (7:45a-4:30p M-F)

Employment Start Date:

 ASAP

*Job Description:

The success of UW Oshkosh alumni is a key factor in the University’s strategic integrated marketing efforts to increase the value of the UWO brand. UWO Alumni Relations has identified a need for a student communications intern to research, develop and market UWO alumni success and profile stories. Current staffing and resources make it difficult to write these stories in a timely manner. In addition, this position may help write and promote UWO’s alumni award winners. The student intern will have the opportunity to enhance his/her interviewing, writing and marketing skills, with an emphasis on human interest / profile writing.

Job Duties:
• Work closely with Alumni Communications Manager and the Alumni Relations Director to identify, research and write alumni profile/success stories.
• Research and identify best practices and new innovations for highlighting alumni success through traditional print, new media and social media outlets.
• Assist with taking and coordinating photos and video clips of alumni success stories.

Skills learned:
• Conducting research
• Conducting journalistic interviews
• Techniques for writing human interest profiles
• Photography and videography techniques
• Project management
• Time management

Qualifications:

Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to multi-task and work independently. Prefer news and feature writing experience.

Application Instructions:

Please send resume and cover letter to Christine Gantner at gantner@uwosh.edu or call 920-424-0625

Job Location:

Pollock Alumni House

Job Category:

Writing/Editorial

*Position Type:

Part Time
STEP(Student Titan Employment Program)

*Majors :

 Journalism/Communication
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