INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS OFFICE September 5, 2006 - DOC by pp00pp


September 30, 2009
Published by the USC Career Planning & Placement Center

This weekly e-mail highlights interesting internship opportunities and other important information that will
aid you in securing an internship! The internships listed below are just a sampling of what is available. For
complete listings of all current internships, log on to connectSC at New internships
are added daily.

Come listen to panelists from a variety of industries sharing information you need to know! Employers
will share their industry insight with a focus on internships and career advice, followed by a session in
which you are welcome to network and distribute your resume to employers. Internship Week will be
held in the Trojan Presentation Room, STU B3. For more information visit our website, or log in to connectSC.

During the academic semesters, we invite employers to conduct company presentations. We strongly
recommend that you attend these information sessions to learn about different industries and
organizations, as well as meet some of their key employees. Over the next week Hitachi Consulting,
Triage Consulting, Kraft Foods, DaVita, Southern California Edison, Amgen and more will be on
campus holding events. Please click this link for more details,
or log-in to connectSC.

Go to to read our regularly-updated blog focusing on work and career
issues important to the USC community. Visit often as we examine local, national and global trends. A
new topic will be introduced each Monday and Thursday. Join the discussion by posting your thoughts
and comments!

 Dean Larkin Design – Intern (2 Openings, $12/hr)
    Dean Larkin, AIA, has long been described as the quintessential LA architect. Dean Larkin Design
    focuses on maximizing intrinsic potential of the setting and meeting the client’s lifestyle, business
    and/or institutional needs. Intern tasks include drafting preliminary floor plans, sections and
    elevations. Transposing sketches, details, and notes to working drawings. Prepare documents for
    meetings/presentations, plotting, and clerical duties. Maintains digital/paper files and updates
    Sample/Detail Library. Must be enrolled in school and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Must be
    proficient with Auto Cad, Photoshop, Illustrator, Word, Excel, Sketch-up, and 3d-max. Must have
    availability 16hrs/week. Please email resume to Ignacio at
   Michael Epstein Sports Productions – Marketing Intern (2 Openings)
    Since 1986, MESP, Inc. has been a leader in lifestyle sports marketing. As a full service marketing
    and production company, MESP, Inc. has consistently delivered top quality events to athletes across
    the country. MESP, Inc. has produced events such as the Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by
    Toyota, the Arrowhead Day at the Beach Triathlon presented by Toyota, the Conquer the Canyons
    Westlake Village Stage Race presented by Herbalife and more. Moving into the future, MESP, Inc.
    plans to launch innovative lifestyle sporting events, events that will change peoples' lives. As athletes
    ourselves, we share our athletes' passion to achieve more than they ever thought possible. Marketing
    Intern duties include but are not limited to - assisting with athlete relations, assisting with marketing
    and race coordination duties, and special projects involved with developing events. Must be very well
    organized, outgoing, creative, responsible, and possess strong communication skills. Students with
    majors in business, communications, public relations, and advertising are preferred. Interest in the
    sports business and event marketing is a plus, but not required. PC knowledge. The position is
    available on an on-going basis and can be filled immediately. The internship is for 3 months and
    requires approximately 20 hours per week. Please e-mail resumes to or fax to 818
    707 8868.

   Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. – New Media Design Intern ($10/hr)
    Telepictures Productions Inc. seeks a New Media Design Intern for the TP General department. This
    position provides a unique opportunity for college students with a passion for new media web design
    to be exposed to website development, graphics, programming, and the day-to-day operations of
    working for a major entertainment website. Intern will work on art, programming, writing, and
    giveaways for the following websites:,,, and Intern will assist web designers and web programmers with
    daily site maintenance. Locate photos, crops and uploads rateable photo galleries. Design banners,
    photo galleries, polls, quizzes and other entry-level designer needs. Assist New Media department in
    online art and editorial revisions. Update promos daily. Update games daily. Put up contests on
    various websites. Assist department with web content research and development. Assist New Media
    department in acquiring, promoting, writing and fulfilling daily giveaways. Other job-related duties as
    assigned. Looking for student working on BS/BA degree in New Media, Art/Design, Graphic
    Art/Design, Business, Film/Television, Communications or related field. Proficiency with MS Word,
    Microsoft Power Point, Outlook E-mail and use of the Internet are required. Knowledge of Photoshop
    and Dreamweaver are required. Proficiency in Flash is a plus. Strong verbal and written
    communication skills are essential. No previous work experience required, however a strong
    knowledge of new media, online graphic design and web development is preferred. If you are
    interested in this internship, please email your resume as an attachment to
    and be sure to include the following designation "CUSC/114266" in your subject line. Submissions
    received without the proper designation or resume as an attachment will not be considered.

   LA Weekly – Finance Intern ($12-15/hr)
    Since 1978, LA Weekly has been decoding Los Angeles for its readers, infiltrating its subcultures,
    observing and analyzing its shifting rhythms, digging up its unreported stories and confronting the
    city's political leaders. From the beginning, the paper has found success by drawing in readers with
    comprehensive calendar listings and cultural coverage, and then keeping those readers loyal with bold
    news and political coverage and in-depth feature stories by some of the country's finest writers. LA
    Weekly has won more awards from the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies than any other
    paper in the country, and in 2007 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for criticism by food writer Jonathan
    Gold. There is currently a paid internship available in the Finance Department of LA Weekly,
    located in Culver City. This is an excellent opportunity for a Business Economics Major and/or
    Accounting Minor to get great experience. The duties include assisting with the following: Accounts
    Receivable & Collections; Accounts Payable & Freelance Payments; Bank Reconciliations and
    Account Reconciliations; Reports using Excel; Deposits & Banking; Assisting with Tax Preparation;
    Assisting with Annual Audits; Special Projects; Filing/Scanning/Mailers. Please send resume to
    Marissa Meng,
   Eric Breindel Memorial Foundation – Journalism Internship (+ $10,000 Award)
    The Eric Breindel Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce that applications for the “2010 Eric
    Breindel Collegiate Journalism Award,” the nationwide undergraduate competition whose winning
    prize is unmatched by any institution in the country, are now being accepted. The winner will secure
    the following awards: A cash prize of $10,000, A paid internship of his or her choice at Fox News
    Channel, The Wall Street Journal or the New York Post and Residential housing in New York City, if
    necessary. The Eric Breindel Memorial Foundation will present the award to the undergraduate
    columnist, editorialist or reporter whose work best reflects the spirit of the writings by Eric Breindel:
    Love of country and its democratic institutions as well as the act of bearing witness to the evils of
    totalitarianism. The award, created in memory of the New York Post editor and columnist, includes
    opinion journalism, news coverage and online articles. It is open to undergraduate writers and
    reporters of all political convictions and backgrounds and submissions may include college
    newspapers, magazines or periodicals, as well as online articles published on accredited college
    institution web sites. The award recognizes the editorial pursuit of freedom and American ideals. Last
    year’s winner, Carl J. Kelm, was a recent graduate of Stanford University with a major in political
    science and a minor in history and chose an internship at The Wall Street Journal. Those who wish to
    be considered should submit no more than two editorials, columns or news stories, per person, written
    in the 2009-2010 academic year. Articles specifically produced for and published by an established
    newspaper or magazine web site will be accepted as well as internet exclusive material. All rules
    governing submissions appear on the attached page. A confidential panel of judges appointed by the
    Foundation will judge the entries. The winner will be announced in June 2010. FOR AN

 Starlight Children’s Foundation – Program Services Intern
    Want to help make a world of difference at Starlight? Starlight Children’s Foundation is seeking an
    intern to assist with a range of program services projects. This is a fall internship, and will be from
    September-December. Recent graduates and current students pursuing a degree in sociology, social
    work, elementary education, psychology, or related field are encouraged to apply. Internship is
    unpaid, but academic credit is available. Intern projects may include assisting in the planning,
    implementation, and execution of Great Escapes, our monthly events for children with life-
    threatening diseases and their families. Processing Great Escapes applications and sending out
    welcome kits. Maintaining Great Escapes database as new families are added. Assisting with program
    fulfillment. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications include strong computer skills, including Excel,
    PowerPoint, MS Word. Excellent writing, creative-thinking skills. Willingness to work occasionally
    at a weekend Great Escape. Sensitivity and compassion for the population that we serve. Email your
    cover letter and resume to Subject line MUST be "Program Services Internship
    Application." Please note that while all applications will be reviewed, only qualified candidates will
    contacted for an interview.

   Marcus & Millichap – Commercial Real Estate Intern
    Looking for a student working on their BA to help assist a busy commercial real estate agent part
    time. Intern will assist him in his data entry, research and general administrative needs in a
    professional environment and learn about what it takes to succeed in today's work force. Highly
    proficient in MS Office Applications. Speak English Fluently. Fluent in Spanish a Plus. Availability 3
    days/week, 15-20 hours/week. Please send a cover letter and resume directly to:
   Covenant House California – Fundraising Intern (2 Openings)
    Covenant House California provides comprehensive services for homeless youth ages 18-21. Our
    interns gain real world experience while making a difference in the lives of homeless youth. This is
    an ideal internship for a student pursuing a career in public relations, marketing or non-profit
    management. The intern will assist the Development Department with some or all of the following
    tasks, dependent on experience and interest: Researching appropriate corporate, foundation, and
    individual donors; Updating the donor database and donor files; Assisting with our Pre-Thanksgiving
    Event and Spring Awards Dinner; Providing tours to donors and agency liaisons; Fielding calls from
    the public and providing basic information on programs and services; Other duties as assigned.
    Interns will work on a flexible schedule built around classes and exams. The intern will be expected
    to work a minimum of eight hours a week for eight to twelve weeks. Year-long commitment
    preferred. Internships are unpaid, but work-study or academic credit may be arranged. Excellent
    interpersonal and phone skills required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. We seek interns who
    have initiative, who can work independently, and who are interested in taking on significant
    responsibilities. Although this is an unpaid internship, you will meet leaders in media, nonprofit, and
    business to help you decide your future. To apply, please submit, in PDF format, your resume and a
    cover letter indicating the specific internship you are interested in, your experience and availability.
    Please also include the contact information of three references. Send applications to, subject line: INTERNSHIP APPLICATION. Queries can be directed to the same
    email address, subject line: INTERNSHIP QUERIES. Please note: CHC does offer internships for
    MSW candidates, but these are offered through USC, Cal State LA, and UCLA, and administered by
    those programs.

Cesar E. Chavez Fellowship
The National Farm Workers Service Center (NFWSC), Community Services Division is accepting
applications for the Cesar E. Chavez (CEC) Fellowship, a year-long fellowship available to college
graduates in: community and resource building, learning more about nonprofits, managing an after-school
and summer program at our Si Se Puede Learning Center, supervising volunteers and learning more about
youth development. As a fellow you will have the opportunity to connect with low-income families,
youth and teens and empower them to improve their quality of life, through our Si Se Puede Learning
Cneter. CEC Fellowship benefits include: Free Housing, Living Allowance, Relocation $$, Medical
Benefits and Educational Award $4700. Applicants must be a college graduate. US Citizen. Must be a
resource builder with the ability to organize and coordinate multiple projects at a time. Be able to commit
to a full year of service. Willing to relocate to a site in TX, NM, AZ or CA. To learn more in-depth about
this Fellowship opportunity, visit us at Application deadline is December 18,

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship is a competitive national program that provides college
graduates the opportunity to work in Washington, DC, with a public-interest organization focusing on
international security issues. The program has awarded 120 fellowships since its inception in 1987. The
fellowship is offered twice yearly, in the spring and fall. It lasts from six to nine months and provides a
stipend, health insurance, and travel costs to Washington. The Scoville Fellowship does not award grant
or scholarship money to students. Scoville Fellows may undertake a variety of activities, including
research, writing, and advocacy in support of the goals of their host organization and may attend coalition
meetings, policy briefings, and Congressional hearings. They have written fact sheets, letters to the
editor, op-eds, articles, briefing books and reports, organized talks and conferences, and been interviewed
as experts by the media. Many former Scoville Fellows work for U.S. and international NGOs, the
Federal Government, and academia, or attend graduate school in political science or international
relations, following their fellowships. If interested in peace and security issues please visit our website at for more information.
Education Pioneers
Education Pioneers, a national non-profit organization, recruits talent from business, law, education,
public policy and other disciplines to work in the field of education through our selective graduate school
Fellowship and Alumni Programs. Education Pioneers grooms a new generation of leaders to address our
nation’s most critical urban education issues. Education Pioneers’ work results in a pipeline of highly
skilled, talented people working in the field of education and increases capacity and results in its Partner
schools, districts and education organizations. Education Pioneers supports Alumni as they launch and
maintain successful, rewarding careers in the field of education through career counseling, a job board,
professional development opportunities, and access to its extensive network of organizations and
education professionals. The Education Pioneers Fellowship Program is a full-time, ten-week summer
program during which talented graduate students (“Fellows”) work in schools, districts, non-profits and
other education-focused organizations (“Partners”). Fellows leverage their skills and knowledge to
complete a mission-critical consulting project. In addition to their full-time consulting work, Fellows
convene in regional cohorts for signature program events including: five full-day workshops on key
education reform topics, two full-day retreats, an end of summer retrospective event and professional
networking opportunities designed to expand Fellows’ knowledge and professional networks. Apply via – Round 1 Deadline December 15th, 2009.

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