Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Marketing and Communications Internship
Job: Summer internship (unpaid, for credit only)
Address: Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Department of Marketing and Communications, 301 Hospital Drive, Glen Burnie, MD 21061.
Hours: Normal department hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. We are willing to work with the intern on schedule, but we would prefer a minimum of 12 hours a week.
Description: We invite you to join the Marketing and Communications Department at Baltimore Washington Medical Center, a thriving community hospital in the Baltimore Washington corridor that is part of the University of Maryland Medical System. We are looking for a communications student who is quick on his or her feet, up to date on the latest social media sites, has excellent interpersonal and writing skills and is willing to learn more about healthcare while promoting what our growing medical center has to offer. As an intern, you will learn about all aspects of the department – advertising, media relations, internal communications, physician relations, community outreach, graphic design and Web maintenance.
Qualifications: High school diploma or GED required. Enrollment in Bachelor’s degree program or Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field preferred. Knowledge of social media Web sites and word processing/computer skills including Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook preferred. Excellent interpersonal, organization, writing and communication skills required, as is the ability to interact with area residents, physicians and staff in a professional and courteous manner. A valid Maryland Driver’s license is also required.
Background: Baltimore Washington Medical Center (BWMC) is a 298-bed acute care hospital that is part of the University of Maryland Medical System. BWMC sees more than 19,000 inpatients a year and more than 90,000 Emergency Department patients a year. In 2007, Solucient® named BWMC a “100 Top Hospital®,” an honor recognizing hospitals that have achieved excellence in clinical outcomes, patient safety, financial performance, efficiency, and growth in patient volume. The medical center also recently expanded its Emergency Department (one of the busiest in the state) and opened a new patient care building, with 111 private patient beds and increased critical care capacity. A new obstetrics unit is scheduled to open in the fall.
To apply: Please send resume, cover letter and references to Allison Eatough, manager of public relations and communications at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. Email: email@example.com. FAX: 410-595-1958.
Manager, Public Relations and Communications
Baltimore Washington Medical Center
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November 20, 2008
What Happy People Don’t Do
By RONI CARYN RABIN
Happy people spend a lot of time socializing, going to church and reading newspapers — but they don’t spend a lot of time watching television, a new study finds.
That’s what unhappy people do.
Although people who describe themselves as happy enjoy watching television, it turns out to be the single activity they engage in less often than unhappy people, said John Robinson, a professor of sociology at the University of Maryland and the author of the study, which appeared in the journal Social Indicators Research.
While most large studies on happiness have focused on the demographic characteristics of happy people — factors like age and marital status — Dr. Robinson and his colleagues tried to identify what activities happy people engage in. The study relied primarily on the responses of 45,000 Americans collected over 35 years by the University of Chicago’s General Social Survey, and on published “time diary” studies recording the daily activities of participants.
“We looked at 8 to 10 activities that happy people engage in, and for each one, the people who did the activities more — visiting others, going to church, all those things — were more happy,” Dr. Robinson said. “TV was the one activity that showed a negative relationship. Unhappy people did it more, and happy people did it less.”
But the researchers could not tell whether unhappy people watch more television or whether being glued to the set is what makes people unhappy. “I don’t know that turning off the TV will make you more happy,” Dr. Robinson said.
Still, he said, the data show that people who spend the most time watching television are least happy in the long run.
Since the major predictor of how much time is spent watching television is whether someone works or not, Dr. Robinson added, it’s possible that rising unemployment will lead to more TV time.
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Inside Lacrosse Multimedia Spring 2009 Internships
InsideLacrosse is looking for video interns for the spring semester of
2009.We are looking for students and/or professionals to help create content
thatwill be uploaded to our video player. Specifics tasks will include
filminglacrosse games and interviews with coaches and players, editing
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must have some previous experience with Final Cut Pro editing software.
This is a great opportunity to build college credit and a demo tape for your
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Inside Lacrosse magazine and InsideLacrosse.com are seeking editorial
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professionals to provide editorial content for both Inside Lacrosse magazine
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This is a great opportunity to build college credit and a writing portfolio
in a competitive environment.
This is an unpaid internship with an emphasis on providing college
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Television Programming Internship
Retirement Living TV is seeking an intern for the Programming Department. The Programming Intern will work to support the Programming Department by communicating with the in-house production teams, as well as researching competitive programming strategies. The Programming Intern will attend and participate in the Production Development meetings and the Program Strategy meetings.
• Track Nielsen rating results
• Research competitive program strategies
• Update program software with episode descriptions
• Compile weekly program descriptions
• Track and document commissioned show delivery
• Communicate with the in-house production teams on planned studio dates and delivery of completed episodes
• Light general administrative duties
• Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines
• Attention to detail
• Ability to work independently
• Interest in the Production/Programming division of television
About the Learning Experience
The Programming Intern will gain experience by attending the Production Development meetings and Program Strategy meetings, as well as have the opportunity to contribute to the program planning. In a rapidly growing company, this internship presents an ideal learning environment for the daily procedures behind running a television network
Contact: Kathy Raab (firstname.lastname@example.org)
On November 15 at 9:00 a.m. EST, the clock starts ticking.
Apple will post the list of required elements for entries in the 2008 Insomnia Film Festival at www.apple.com/go/insomnia. Then you and your team will have a whole 24 hours to make and upload your 3-minute movie. That's the easy part.
Once your movie's up, you'll need to get everyone you know—and then some—to watch and rate it online. If your movie makes the top 25, you can host a showing at the Apple Retail Store. Your adoring fans can download it from the iTunes Store. And it'll be screened by some big-time industry players:
Earn the #1 rating from either the public or the pros, and you'll land one of two grand prizes. Everyone on your team will get a MacBook Pro, Final Cut Studio 2, Logic Studio, Shake, and a year's worth of One to One personal training to help you use them. Not a bad trade for one night's sleep. Register your team now
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"Baltimore magazine is currently hiring fall editorial interns to start
immediately. Interns must commit at least two full days per week to the
magazine and be able to be in the office by 10 a.m. This internship is
unpaid, but college credit is accepted. As a Baltimore magazine intern,
you will be responsible for fact-checking, research and have plenty of
writing opportunities. We are a regional magazine serving the Baltimore
metropolitan area and almost obsessive in our focus on local people,
events, trends and ideas. We sometimes write about state and national
issues, but only those of immediate interest to our readers in Baltimore
City and Baltimore County. If you're interested, please send a cover
letter, resume and three writing samples to assistant managing editor
Amy Mulvihill at email@example.com."
WBAL is looking for interns for "The Shari Elliker Show" which airs daily from 9-12 noon. Duties include: Assist with show prep to include researching topics and guests. Help during the show with emails and gathering additional information on topics as needed. Hours are 8am -1 pm. All applicants must be 18 years of age and enrolled in a media or journalism program. Start date: ASAP.
contact Dr. Loviglio if you're interested...
This from 98 Rock Promotions:
I take on the interns for the promotions department at 98 Rock and it is the time for me to start interviewing. I would appreciate it if you have the chance to mention us if your students are looking for an internship. Our interns help execute our events. They will get to help plan and set up promotions for our clients, work live remotes, and have the chance to sit in with our sales department and in the studio.
If anyone is interested please have them email me at Jdeike@hearst.com or fax their resume to 410-675-7946. They can also check out the website for more information at www.98online.com.
98 Rock Promotions
Assistant Video Producers needed
UMBC New Media Studio
Now hiring, through end of August 2008
Work to begin in August and through fall semester with
possible continuance through following year.
Starting pay $8 an hour
Videotape lectures, classes, and special events. Edit, compress and
upload videos to websites. Digitize various forms of media. Edit and
produce video projects. Operate tv studio. Some administrative duties and
other projects as assigned.
Prefer students who know how to operate digital video cameras, other video
and audio components and are familiar with Macintosh computers &
associated software. BUT willing to train those who are interested and
motivated. Punctuality, responsibility, and dependability are a must.
For more info and to fill out a job application, contact Paul Iwancio