We wince when we hear this, “The
Career Center? We have one of those?”
We need to
improve our visibility among students and/or create a more positive perception
of what we do.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU:
- Access to
technology for digital video and audio recording, mixing and editing
- Build your multimedia
- Creativity: You are the expert on what will grab the
attention of your fellow students
- Credits: Editor,
Writer, Producer, Director
- Academics: Seek
approval from the School
of Mass Communications
for credit internship.
- MONEY: Hourly rate of $10 per hour for 10 hours
per week. (Hours equivalent to a two-credit internship)
TO BUSINESS: JOB EXPECTATIONS
- Research and
develop messages for target
audience (VCU students)
- Collaborate on
concept and script development, digital video and audio recording and
- Collaborate on producing
3 multimedia presentations for web distribution.
- Web sites,
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL
motivation, dependability and organization
- Ability to
establish realistic production schedule and meet deadlines
writing, interpersonal and team player
- Previous experience
with video and audio recording and editing, is preferred, but not
- Portfolio a plus (web
or printed copies)
Communications or Arts majors preferred; however, candidates from other
majors who fit the above description are welcome to apply.
WHEN AND WHERE
- August 26- December 11 (Fall)
- Student who can also work in Spring 2011 is
- Your main hub will be the:
907 Floyd Ave., Student Commons Room 143
Richmond, VA 23284
WHO DO CONTACT:
Aroche, Associate Director
University Career Center
resume and cover letter to Alicia Aroche by Friday, May 7, 5:00 p.m.
Interviews will be held between Monday, May 10 -
Friday, May 14, in the University Career
called for an interview, be prepared with the names and contact information of
three references. Also, if you have a
web or print portfolio, be prepared to offer that at the interview.
hired, and you have not worked at VCU previously, you will be required to
undergo a background check, as well as provide documentation of your
eligibility to work in the U.S.
documentation includes: a driver’s
license/ state issued id, social security card, and birth certificate.
who are international students should consult with the Office of International
Education’s Immigration office for eligibility information.