Monthly Archives: September 2009

Immediate Need: Unpaid Website Design and Graphic Design internships available; OPTIONS – Bethesda, Maryland




OPTIONS is dedicated to helping senior adults cope with
the expediencies of everyday life
. We do that in the comfort and safety of
our care recipients’ homes. We provide distant or busy families with a break
from daily caregiving responsibilities, and reassure them that their loved ones
are attended to by the team that has the most experience and the widest


Job Requirements:
Candidate will work closely with the President and Chief Operating Officer to redesign,
develop, and implement solutions for existing website.  In addition, candidate should be a computer
science, graphic, or information systems (MIS, BIS) major, or have knowledge of
HTML, with working knowledge of PHP, and have the ability to work in PC


Candidate will be asked to do the following:
-Create design prototypes including site navigation, and content layout for
corporate website
-Conduct usability, accessibility, browser, and user acceptance testing of web
Utilize HTML, xHTML, and CSS to maintain the websites


Compensation: Internship credit (Check with your department to see if this internship eligible) 

Hours: Flexible
to accommodate credit requirements.





OPTIONS is dedicated to helping senior adults cope with
the expediencies of everyday life
. We do that in the comfort and safety of
our care recipients’ homes. We provide distant or busy families with a break
from daily caregiving responsibilities, and reassure them that their loved ones
are attended to by the team that has the most experience and the widest


Job Requirements:
Selected candidate will work closely with the President and Chief Operating
Officer to redesign, develop, and implement solutions for management in design
and creation of marketing materials. In addition, must have the ability to work
in PC environments. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in design
for print and electronic media, concept development, pre-press production,
copywriting, and more.


Candidate will be asked to do the following:
-Create design prototypes content layout for a variety of marketing promotional
products (logos, web related materials, forms, etc.)

 -Update print
-Utilize Illustrator to implement changes


Compensation: Internship credit (Check with your department to see if this internship eligible) 

Hours: Flexible
to accommodate credit requirements, but a commitment of approximately 20 hours
a week is a must.


To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to:


Position is located at
the Corporate Headquarters in Bethesda,
Maryland—located 3 blocks from

Wolf Trap Spring Internships!!!!

Application Deadline for Spring 2010 Internships is November

One of America’s Top 100 Internships” —The
Princeton Review

Apply now for a Spring internship at Wolf Trap! Interns
gain hands-on experience working alongside performing arts professionals at Wolf
Trap. Spring internships are paid, part-time positions lasting 12 weeks.
Internships are available in a variety of departments including:Interns work on projects throughout the springInterns work on projects throughout the springInterns work on projects throughout the spring

  • Donor Relations
  • Planning & Initiatives
  • Special Events
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing
  • Graphic Design
  • Multimedia
  • Production & Sound

Application deadline for Spring 2010 internships is November 1, 2009.

descriptions of the internships available and learn how to apply

ATTENTION: CIA is looking for Graphic Designers!!! (Juniors and Seniors welcome)

The CIA is interested in meeting with VCU’s Graphic Design students to discuss employment opportunities. If you would like the chance to interview with the CIA, please read the following: 
CONFIRMED DATE  Information Session (Attendance required to be eligible for interview selection) Friday, November 20th from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in University Student Commons, Forum Room. 
On-Campus interviews will happen on the same day as the Information Session (1 pm to 4:15 pm in 30 minute time slots)  and will be held in the University Career Center in the University Student Commons, Room 143.
 **If you plan on attending the information session, please RSVP to Jeanette Waterman (School of the Arts Career Consultant) at
In the interim, if you are interested in this opportunity, please prepare 8-10 samples of your work to present. 
BRING THEM WITH YOU TO THE INFORMATION SESSION. If you have any experience working in interactive multimedia, bring a sample of that as well; however, they are primarily looking for students with strong design skills. If you have an interest and aptitude in multimedia, they are willing to train. For any interactive samples, please bring your own laptops to present the sample. Additionally, they are not looking for skills/backgrounds in video production at this time. 
For more information on the CIA agency, please visit the CIA website for general information ( 
Please let me know if you have any questions! 

NPS/NCPE Historic Preservation Internships Academic Year 2009-10

The National Park Service, in partnership with the National Council for Preservation Education, is announcing their historic preservation internships for Academic Year 2009-2010.  The program is designed to   allow students in historic preservation programs and allied disciplines   to gain an awareness of National Park Service cultural resource management activities and to provide an opportunity to work alongside professionals in the field of historic preservation.  A variety of positions in preservation and related fields are being offered at the
National Park Service and partnering agencies.
Attached you will find a copy of our announcement for the academic year positions.  I
The information will also be available on the Web site of the National Park Service at and the National Council at .  A downloadable application will be available from each site as well.  The deadline for applications is October 26, 2009.
Please note that this notice is for Academic Year 2009-2010 only.  A separate notice will be sent out and posted in January 2010 for Summer 2010 positions.

VA Dept. of Rehabilitative Services/Disability Determination Services: Program Administration Specialist I/Disability Determination Analyst Trainee

Do you enjoy the challenge of gathering and organizing information in order to make sound decisions?  Would you like the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of persons with disabilities?  The Disability Determination Services Division has Disability Determination Analyst Trainee positions available in the Roanoke Regional Office.  Training will be provided in a classroom setting, on-line and on the job.  These positions are responsible for adjudicating an assigned caseload of claims for disability benefits filed by citizens of Virginia under the Social Security Act, as amended.  This requires securing and objectively evaluating medical, vocational, and other relevant information, and rendering accurate and timely decisions according to applicable federal regulations.  Competency based advancement ensures compensation for increasing your skills.
Experience/ability in gathering, reviewing and analyzing large volumes of data to arrive at well supported decisions or conclusions following established policies and procedures.  Ability to organize a workload, multi-task and meet multiple established deadlines.  Ability to adapt positively to frequent changes in all areas of work.  A demonstrated ability to prepare written analyses that support sound decision making for persons of all educational and socio-economic backgrounds.  Writing samples will be completed at the interview.  Must be able to demonstrate ability to effectively use a word processing personal computer application.  Undergraduate degree preferred or equivalent applicable experience or training.  Experience in claims adjudication and medical knowledge or interest a plus.  Qualified candidate must be able to commit to intensive skills training provided during the first 120 days of employment.  Successful candidate will be fingerprinted and must pass criminal background check. 
Pay Band 4 – Salary Range: $32,013 to $43,053***Comprehensive State benefits package included. ***For applicants hired with DDS claims adjudication experience, salary is negotiable within the pay band 4 salary range of $32,013 to $64,347 based on experience and qualifications. 
To apply:
Please visit our Career Center at for position information or how to apply for a position.  To apply online, please visit  Applications must be submitted through the RMS online system unless the applicant has called in advance to request a reasonable accommodation.  To request an accommodation or additional information call 804-726-1919. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Applicants interested in other DDS offices must apply online to each job posting to be considered for that location.  EEO/AA/TTY – Reasonable accommodations upon request. Closing Date:  October 2, 2009
State Form 10-012 Required 

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY!! VCU Brandcenter Friday Forum: Duff Stewart, President & CEO, GSD&M Idea City; Brandcenter Lecture Hall – October 2nd (11 am – 12:30 pm)

Creativity / Commerce / Culture
Fall 2009
VCU Brandcenter Friday Forum
Oct. 2 / 11am – 12:30pm / VCU Brandcenter Lecture Hall / 103 S. Jefferson St.
Topic / A Conversation with Duff Stewart
Descriptor / As the new CEO of a 40-year-old, founder-grown agency, Duff Stewart shares insights about staying focused and making a difference in a rapidly changing industry.
Speaker/Duff Stewart
President & CEO / GSD&M Idea City
Duff Stewart is president and chief executive officer of GSD&M Idea City, a leading marketing communications and advertising company that has helped grow some of the world’s most successful brands. He is charged with ensuring the agency has the right people, resources and perspective to fulfill its purpose of doing whatever it takes to grow its clients’ businesses.
After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in economics, Stewart worked in commercial real estate as vice president of marketing at Cornerstone Development. That role got him recognized by the founders of an Austin advertising agency with a growing national reputation as a young professional with a sharp mind and a natural way with people. They convinced him to join the agency.
Stewart then began his 19 years with GSD&M Idea City during which he has served as head of account management and as the three-time EFFIE award-winning group account director for clients including Fannie Mae, the Fannie Mae Foundation, The Steel Alliance, United Health Care and the United Health Foundation. Stewart helped capture and articulate the agency’s core values. With those values as a guide, he leads GSD&M Idea City in making a difference for its people, clients and communities.
Of the many opportunities the agency has offered him, none compare with meeting and marrying his wife Liz. Together they have three children and live in Austin.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY!!! Anders Ruhwald – Thursday, October 8th at noon

When and Where:
Thursday, October 8th at noon 
609 Bowe
Street, Room 535

Artist Bio: 
Anders Ruhwald (born 1974, Denmark)
lives and works in London and Detroit. He graduated from the Royal College of
Art in 2005. Solo exhibitions include “The state of things” at The Museum of Art
and Design in Copenhagen, “You in Between” at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern
Art in the UK as well as various gallery shows in New York, San Francisco,
Chicago, Stockholm, London, Copenhagen and Brussels. His work is represented in
the collections of The Victoria and Albert Museum, The National Museum of
Decorative Art (Norway), The National Museum (Sweden), The Swedish Arts Council,
The Museum of Art and Design (Denmark) and several other public and private
collections around the world. He was awarded the Sotheby’s Prize in the United
Kingdom in 2007 and the Annie and Otto Detlefs Price in Denmark in 2005. 

Ruhwald’s website:

Intern; Programs at NFL Films

1964, NFL FILMS has revolutionized the way America watches football and
set the standard in sports filmmaking. The exclusive all-access sound,
stunning cinematography, stirring orchestral music and poignant
storytelling are the trademarks of NFL FILMS. Winner of 97 Emmy awards,
NFL FILMS is widely recognized as the most honored filmmaker in sports.
Each season, the studio produces and distributes more than 2500 hours
of new NFL programming for the NFL Network, broadcast and cable
networks,, home videos, DVDs and CD-ROMs.

There are
several departments throughout NFL FILMS that utilize interns and we
will assign a student to work extensively in one department:
Cinematography, Studio/Live Events, Producers, Facility Sales, Project
Management, Graphics, Audio (Sound Design), Audio (Music Composition),
International, Video Vault, Media Services, and Total Access. If a
candidate has specific skills and interests (such as production or
studio direction), then we would like to know.

into each internship at NFL FILMS is the opportunity to observe all
phases of film and video production, including audio production,
post-production scheduling, dub-center services, Telecine (film to tape
transfer), graphic design, and media relations.

accepts interns during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. This
internship is open to college students/graduates only. This is an
unpaid internship program.

For more information and the application, please go to:

Summer 2010 Internships; T. Howard Foundation -Washington, DC

The T. Howard Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to increasing diversity in the multimedia and entertainment industry. 

Located in Washington, D.C., the T. Howard Foundation conducts activities nationwide working with students, colleges and universities and multimedia companies to promote the value and benefits of diversity.
Applicants considered for an internship opportunity must be:

    * A woman or minority student
    * Enrolled in an accredited, four-year college or university in the United States (undergraduate or graduate students may apply)
    * Legally eligible to work in the United States
    * Available to work full-time between the months of June and August
Our undergraduate interns are paid a minimum of $10.00 per hour and graduate students receive a minimum of $12.00 an hour for a full work week for a minimum eight-week internship

Academic Requirements
    * No minimum GPA requirement
    * We invite applications from ALL majors including:
          o Broadcasting, Business, Communications, Computer Science/Information Technology, Economics, Engineering, English, Finance, Graphic Design, Journalism, Marketing, Production, and Public Relations
          o MBA, MFA, and JD candidates are accepted as well
    * Information Technology, Computer Science, Digital/Multimedia, and Engineering majors are strongly encouraged to apply

The Application Process
To apply you must complete the online application and submit your:

    * Official letter of recommendation
    * Official transcript
    * Resume
    * Essay

All application materials are due December 1, 2009 for summer 2010 internships. 

For more information or to apply, please visit