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NEW INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AS OF 02-02-2010


Spring 2010 Flagstaff Election Intern: Flagstaff Mayoral Race
http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=190266293730

Objective: Political campaign to gain local elected office is seeking a political science
intern to assist in carrying out tasks and assignments related to an established campaign
plan.
Benefits for the intern:

1. An understanding of the role of the mayor and city council in the city of Flagstaff.
2. Identification of local issues in the city of Flagstaff.
3. Familiarization of campaign strategies.
4. An ability to create and implement a campaign plan.

Internship Description
Intern will assist the candidate Kara Kelty in her campaign to become Mayor of the City
of Flagstaff. Intern tasks will include, but not be limited to, the following.

1. Media: designing print materials, press releases, making outreach to all forms of
media.
2. Money: budget, fundraising.
3. Message development and implementation.
4. Issue research and development
5. Debate preparation
6. Understanding of voter registration data, voter turnout, targeting
7. Research municipal policy initiatives especially with regard to housing, energy , water
and land use
8. Assist in drafting policy statements and preparing relevant issue position papers
9. Assist in research to prepare for 2010 election debates
10. Help coordinate overall election strategy and participate in campaign events
11. Interact and strategize with City of Flagstaff staff, other Council and Mayoral
candidates, critical stakeholders, elected officials and general public




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Art for Flagstaff City Council
http://artforflag.com/Biography.html


VOLUNTEER

If you are interested to volunteer your time in support of my campaign, contact me at
artforflag@gmail.com.

GET INVOLVED

Become an active citizen. Stay informed and get involved in the many important policy
discussions:

      Regional Plan
      Zoning Code Update
      Transportation Plan




1-10-2010


Northern Arizona University,

Internship Opportunities in the Division of Research, Spring, 2010. ovp-
research@nau.edu
Reviewing Human Subjects Research: www.nau.edu/research/irb
Marketing NAU Technologies: www.research.nau.edu/vpr/nauventures/index.html
Communicating NAU’s Research and Scholarly Works: www.bilby.nau.edu/
Advancing Research and Scholarly Activities
Promoting the Artistry of Plants at NAU: www.research.nau.edu/greenhouse
Arboretum: www4.nau.edu/arboretum


Museum of Northern Arizona

Docents are an essential part of the educational services that the Museum of Northern
Arizona extends to its members and the general public. Museum docents are volunteer
educators who assist the Museum in interpreting the natural and cultural history of the
Colorado Plateau and in helping the public to understand fine arts, anthropology, special
exhibitions, and the historical legacy of the Museum of Northern Arizona. Every year,
docents enrich the education of more than 6,000 people of all ages.

http://www.musnaz.org/support/volunteer.shtml


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Americorps
       Americorps provides people with service opportunities to meet critical needs in
Flagstaff and Coconino County. A number of assignments are currently available. Visit
the website at: www4.nau.edu/americorps

Better Business Bureau: Dispute Resolution Intern
central-northern-western-arizona.bbb.org/dr_intern/

Dispute Resolution Intern

Objective
The objective of this internship is to help a student become familiar with dispute resolution;
specifically, the dispute facilitation process, methods of resolution and related services or third
party organizations.

Schedule
Fall, spring and summer internships available
Flexible hours between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.,
Monday through Friday

Responsibilities

This internship could include but is not limited to: 

       Facilitate disputes submitted by consumers
       Work with parties to reach amicable resolution to issues
       Assist with arbitrations
       Develop and research company information
       Investigate industry trends and assist with maintenance of related educational information
       Respond to public inquiries regarding businesses and disputes 

Desired Qualifications

       College student with a social and behavioral sciences or criminal justice-related major
       Interest in marketplace issues and ethical business practices
       Ability to function independently and handle many projects simultaneously
       Proficient in Microsoft Office
       Strong written and verbal communication skills
       Customer service experience

If applicable, BBB will provide an evaluation report to the teacher or advisor involved.

To Apply
Submit a letter of interest and resume to:
Carrie Bowen, Director of Operations
602-263-0997 fax
carrie@arizonabbb.org



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Questions
Contact Carrie Bowen at 602-212-2216 or carrie@arizonabbb.org

Information Development Intern

Objective
The objective of this internship is to give a student exposure to current marketplace issues and
explore avenues of educating the public about preventing issues and dealing with problems that
may occur. The position would use various resources to develop and disseminate educational
information to the public.

Schedule
Fall, spring and summer internships available
Flexible hours between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.,
Monday through Friday

Responsibilities

This internship could include but is not limited to:

       Respond to public inquiries regarding businesses and marketplace issues
       Research businesses and develop information
       Communicate with outside agencies to obtain appropriate referral information
       Develop educational materials in response to marketplace trends
       Establish informational needs and propose viable solutions
       Build relationships with organizations that would benefit from our information services

Desired Qualifications

       College student with a major related to public policy, social services, communications, or
        education
       Interest in marketplace issues and ethical business practices
       Proficient in Microsoft Office
       Strong written and verbal communication skills
       Customer service experience

If applicable, BBB will provide an evaluation report to the teacher or advisor involved.

To Apply
Submit a letter of interest and resume to:
Carrie Bowen, Director of Operations
602-263-0997 fax
carrie@arizonabbb.org

Questions
Contact Carrie Bowen at 602-212-2216 or carrie@arizonabbb.org




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Advertising Review Intern

Objective
The objective of this internship is to help a student become familiar with business ethics in
advertising (including the BBB’s Code of Advertising) and familiarize them with the inner-workings
of the Better Business Bureau and the BBB’s advertising review program.

Schedule
Fall, spring and summer internships available
Flexible hours between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.,
Monday through Friday

Responsibilities

This internship could include but is not limited to:

       Review websites, newspapers and direct mail to assist in advertisement investigations
       Provide pre-publication reviews of company advertisements in relation to the BBB’s Code
        of Advertising
       Assist with the Auto Advertising Review Program, including participation in panel
        meetings
       Shop ads (posing as a secret shopper) and develop reports to share with the advertiser
       Assist with the development of educational materials and articles related to advertising
        review

Desired Qualifications

       College student with an advertising, communications or business related major
       Interest in marketplace issues and ethical business practices
       Proficient in Microsoft Office
       Customer service experience

If applicable, BBB will provide an evaluation report to the teacher or advisor involved.

To Apply
Submit a letter of interest and resume to:
Carrie Bowen, Director of Operations
602-263-0997 fax
carrie@arizonabbb.org

Questions
Contact Carrie Bowen at 602-212-2216 or carrie@arizonabbb.org




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Public Relations/Communications Intern

Objective
The objective of this internship is to allow students to gain exposure to all aspects of public
relations, community outreach and marketing in the nonprofit world.

Schedule
Fall, spring and summer internships available
Flexible hours between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.,
Monday through Friday

Responsibilities

This internship could include but is not limited to:

       Researching for media inquiries
       Developing timely and newsworthy press releases and consumer tip articles
       Proofreading and editing press releases, scam alerts and newsletter articles
       Assisting with special event planning
       Assisting with marketing campaign sponsorships
       Community and Hispanic outreach projects
       Assisting with development of the BBB’s Speakers Bureau

Desired Qualifications

       College student pursuing a communications, public relations, journalism or related
        degree
       Solid writing and editing skills a must
       A basic understanding of the theory of public relations
       Interest in marketplace issues and ethical business practices
       Proficient in Microsoft Office products

If applicable, BBB will provide an evaluation report to the instructor for college credit.

To Apply
Submit a letter of interest and resume to:
Felicia N. Overton, Director of Marketing & Community Relations
602-212-2237 office
602-263-0997 fax
foverton@arizonabbb.org

Centennial Forest
      Centennial Forest runs educational programs and a summer camp which a
tremendous chance to have a fun and enlightening position. See the website at:
www.for.nau.edu/CentennialForest/content/view/549/759/

Coconino County Board of Supervisors Internship Opportunity
        Learn about local government and be active in your community. The County
offers a number of internships on an ongoing basis. These internships include a wide
range of possibilities including, but not limited to working with: the county attorney, the



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sheriff’s department, public relations, special events. See the website listed below for
current opportunities.
agency.governmentjobs.com/coconino/default.cfm?transfer=1


Coconino Rural Environmental Corps (CREC): Northern Arizona Conservation Corps
        CREC provides opportunities to work outdoors restoring and revitalizing the
Northern Arizona landscape. “CREC provides training and workforce development for
youth and young adults ages 15-25 . . . engaging them in service and conservation
projects all over the state of Arizona.
www.crecweb.org/
Contact Allison Laramee @ 928-679-8163/alaramee@coconino.az.gov

Ecological Restoration Institute (ERI)
        ERI allows undergraduate students an array of opportunities working and learning
about forest restoration. Tasks include data entry, photo labeling, field research trip
preparation, equipment inventory, and equipment maintenance. Learn how to do tree ring
analysis, recording, measuring fuel loads and plant identification. This is a great chance
to learn about the future of ecosystem management and forest health while accumulating
valuable job skills.
www.eri.nau.edu/joomla/content/view/141/154/lang,en/
Contact: Robin Long @ Robin.Long@nau.edu for information on 2010 opportunities

The Environmental Education Outreach Program (EEOP)
The Environmental Education Outreach Program is part of the Institute for Tribal
Environmental Professionals (ITEP) at Northern Arizona University. The purpose of the
Environmental Education Outreach Program (EEOP) is to interest Native American
students in environmental careers and to assist schools in improving environmental
science literacy. There are a variety of internships available working with Tribal
professionals through the EEOP.
www4.nau.edu/eeop/internships/index.asp

Grand Canyon Trust
       Volunteering with an environmental advocacy group like the Grand Canyon Trust
can elevate political, interpersonal, and organizational skills while providing you a
chance to network with others working in conservation oriented fields. Work on
ranching, protecting the Grand Canyon, or other opportunities affecting the lands in
Northern Arizona and Southern Utah.
www.gcvolunteers.org/

Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project
        There are a number of chances to involve yourself with efforts to re-introduce the
Mexican wolf to the Grand Canyon ecosystem. Volunteers are needed for the following
interesting activities: outreach and education, clerical/mailing, fundraising event
coordination, special outreach events, letter and grant writing.
www.gcwolfrecovery.org/volunteer.html



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Keep Sedona Beautiful
       Volunteer opportunities for Keep Sedona Beautiful are available year round and
you can be active with as much time as you feel would benefit your learning and the
organization. They can use help with grant writing, outreach, education, or you can be a
member of a committee working on issues such as dark skies or land preservation.
www.keepsedonabeautiful.org/volunteer.html

Northern Arizona University/NASA Space Grant
         Program Highlights
Provides research opportunities for full-time NAU undergraduate students
** You must be a U.S. Citizen **
Students earn $9.00/hour for up to 10 hrs per week for the academic year (300 hr.
maximum)
Monthly meetings for support & feedback
Learn how to conduct meaningful research with the help of a Mentor
(If you do not have a Mentor, please speak to your Advisor or contact us for assistance)
Present findings at annual April symposium (to be held at UA in Tucson in 2010)
How to Apply
The application process begins January 2010
Find a Mentor to work with on the research area of your choice
It is desired that the research further NASA's mission in some way.
Contact your advisor or a faculty member to find out possible research projects.
Check back at this site for a link to research projects we know of that are available for
students.
Complete our online application for Students & Mentors
Applications are automatically submitted online or if you prefer you can mail to address
below
Submit your application (with your Mentors) to the Space Grant office/site
Applications will be reviewed by our Steering Committee
Notification of acceptance is mailed out by early May
Send paper applications to:
NAU/NASA Space Grant
Department of Physics & Astronomy
P.O. Box 6010
Contact: Kathleen Stigmon @ 523-8067
The 2009/2010 application process is now complete.
Non-discrimination and NASA programs - brochure
www.spacegrant.nau.edu/ugri/index.html




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