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Weekly Job and Internship Postings
Postings for the week of November 26, 2013
 
Spring Internship Information

Contact JJ Sadler in the Office of Career Services for assistance preparing your resumé for any internship opportunities. You can reach JJ at jj.sadler@ic.edu or 217.245.3193.

 

NOTE: Two internship opportunities with Diversified Services have an option to begin this semester!

 

Spring 2014 Marketing Assistant Internship, Diversified Services, Jacksonville

CGB Diversified Services, Inc. provides crop insurance, farm services, and risk management services to produce clients in 28 states through a network of direct and independent agents. This internship will provide assistance in establishing marketing materials under the supervision of the Strategic Marketing Manager. Diversified Services is an equal-opportunity employer.

 

Primary duties include:

  • Prepare for and set-up displays/materials for industry trade shows
  • Create promotional materials
  • Assist marketing field representatives in creating sales presentations to present to prospective customers
  • Create displays, fliers, brochures, etc. to assist marketing team with sales efforts
  • Assist with market research

    Job requirements include:

  • Pursuing a degree in marketing or graphic design is preferred
  • Detail-oriented
  • Creative with graphic design experience is helpful
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications –Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

     

    Some travel may be requested based on school schedule allowance.

    This position is available right now! Applications will be reviewed immediately until a candidate is chosen. Housing can be provided during the semester break, if needed, through Diversified Services.

     

    An interested candidate can send inquiries and a resumé to dciscareers@cgb.com and should reference this posting.

    Posting #133

     

     

    Spring 2014 Video Editor Internship, Diversified Services, Jacksonville

    CGB Diversified Services, Inc. provides crop insurance, farm services, and risk management services to produce clients in 28 states through a network of direct and independent agents. This internship will assemble materials, such as graphics, photography, dialogue, raw films, sound effects, and other special effects and manipulate and edit film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience. Diversified Services is an equal-opportunity employer.

    Primary duties include:

  • Review shooting script and raw materials to create a shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuity
  • Trim footage segments and put together the sequence of the film
  • Input music, dialogues, graphics, and effects
  • Create rough and final cuts while ensuring logical sequencing and smooth running
  • Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency

Job requirements include:

  • 2+ years’ experience in video editing
  • Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (i.e., Camtasia, Captivate, Adobe, AVS, etc.)
  • Detail-oriented
  • Demonstrable video editing ability with strong portfolio
  • Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation, continuity, etc.
  • Creative mind and storytelling skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Some travel may be requested based on school schedule allowance.

This position is available right now! Applications will be reviewed immediately until a candidate is chosen. Housing can be provided during the semester break, if needed, through Diversified Services.

 

An interested candidate can send inquiries and a resumé to dciscareers@cgb.com and should reference this posting.

Posting #134

 

 

Spring 2014 Design and Marketing Intern, Schewe Library, Illinois College

Schewe Library is looking for a motivated and qualified student to serve as the Design and Marketing Intern for the Spring 2014 semester. The internship will begin during the second week of the Spring semester and end on the last day of Spring semester classes. The internship may be extended to future terms. The experience will consist of a total of 120-160 hours with an average of 10 hours a week per semester. Academic credit could be available. This internship is supervised by the Library Director. This is an unpaid internship.

Under the supervision of the Library Director, the intern will perform a wide variety of library duties related to design and marketing. Individual projects are assigned to enhance learning.

Qualifications

  • Self-motivated
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong design and marketing skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work alone or in a group
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn other software and electronic resources as needed
  • Strong customer services skills

 

Expectations

  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Provide relevant feedback in meetings
  • Meet deadlines
  • Punctuality
  • Represent the organization well in all areas, including social media outlets

 

Benefits

  • Gain experience in a small academic liberal arts library
  • Have the opportunity to see how libraries are run on a daily basis
  • Learn about library activities and develop other library skills and knowledge
  • Increase design and marketing skills
  • Potential to present at local and regional conference
  • Gain firsthand work experience
  • Opportunity to explore connections between academic ideas and practical knowledge
  • Enhance their overall learning experience
  • Opportunity for credit
  • Resumé Builder

Internship Tasks

  • Act as co-Editor of the bi-monthly Schewe Showcase Newsletter
  • Act as author of a number of newsletter articles for the Schewe Showcase
  • Design, Develop and Disseminate educational and promotional flyers, pamphlets and other marketing documents
  • Promote marketing brand for Schewe Library
  • Other duties as assigned

To Apply

The deadline to apply is 4 p.m. December 2. Submit the following materials electronically in one PDF file to JJ.Sadler@ic.edu:

  • Cover Letter that describes your career goals, interest in the position, and any course work or previous work experience related to the internship. Address the Letter to:

    Jan Figa

    Schewe Library

    Illinois College

    1101 West College Avenue

    Jacksonville, Illinois 62650

  • Resumé
  • Contact information for two references

Posting #135

 

Spring 2014 Policy and Political Internship with Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer

State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer (Republican – 100th District) is seeking an intern for his district office here in Jacksonville. This internship opportunity is meant for students to gain policy and political experience. Internship duties will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Track legislative issues
  • Track constituent issues
  • Process and resolve constituent issues through verbal, oral, and written communication
  • Conduct basic office tasks
  • Contribute to campaign work

Candidates majoring in political science, history, or communication are preferred, but an interest in learning how government and campaigning works is required. Interns are responsible for their own transportation.

Any interested student is invited to submit a resumé and cover letter in ONE PDF file to JJ.Sadler@ic.edu no later than Wednesday, December 10th at 4 p.m.

Please address cover letters to:

State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer
325 West State Street, Suite 102
Jacksonville, Illinois 62650

Posting #136

 

 

Spring 2014 Landscaping Intern at Jacksonville Assembly of God, Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Assembly of God is looking to do a facelift to the front and side of their building to improve curb appeal. This internship would involve creative landscape planning and design. Towards the end of the internship, implementation of the designs is expected. It is anticipated that at least 4 hours a week would be necessary.

Any interested student is invited to submit a resumé and cover letter in ONE PDF file to JJ.Sadler@ic.edu no later than Monday, December 2 at 4 p.m.

Please address cover letters to:           Pastor Josh Tattershall
                                                                  Jacksonville Assembly of God
                                                                  129 East Vandalia Road
                                                                  Jacksonville, Illinois 62650

Posting #137

 

 

Spring 2014 Campus Writing Center Intern, Illinois College

Dr. Cindy Cochran, Director of the Campus Writing Center, is seeking a student with a strong interest in publishing, public relations, writing and/or editing to serve as the Campus Writing Center Intern for the Spring 2014 term. While the CWC Intern will be involved in several aspects of the Campus Writing Center, the main project will be assisting Dr. Cochran and the editorial team to develop an online journal, ICWrites, and to continue developing our public relations campaign.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer; an effective team member; skilled or willing to learn simple web page design; and energized by working in a fast-paced and challenging environment.

The work will involve publicizing ICWrites as well as designing, writing, and editing. The selected intern will create a public relations campaign and help the director to solicit, choose, edit, and post submissions of academic, creative, and journalistic writing from Illinois College members. In addition, there will be a small amount of reading required.

The intern can expect to invest 3-4 hours per week per hour of internship credit he/she wishes to earn. While this internship is essentially unpaid, there is an opportunity to work up to an additional two hours for pay while learning about and helping in the CWC. Internship credit is available by arrangement with a faculty sponsor and the staff in Career Services. 

To Apply: Send a cover letter, resumé, and a list of two faculty or professional references to Dr. Cindy Cochran at ccochran@ic.edu by Sunday, December 29, 2013.

Posting #138

 

 

Spring 2014 Tutoring Internship at the Jefferson Jets Tutoring Center

The Jefferson Jets Tutoring Center in Jacksonville is seeking spring interns who enjoy working with kids as a positive role model for excelling in school. Interns will work with students through actively listening to them read and helping them write and with homework. Prospective interns should possess a high degree of patience and flexibility and should have a kind-spirit towards helping children succeed. The Jefferson Jets Tutoring Center is a high energy place with lots of work to be done each session. Interested interns must come prepared to engage with students each session.

 

The internships will run January 2014 – May 2014 with roughly 2-4 hours per week.  This opportunity is unpaid but internship credit could be earned through cooperation with an IC faculty supervisor. Successful candidates will be placed contingent upon a background check. This internship is open to all majors.

To apply: Email your cover letter and resumé in a single PDF to JJ.Sadler@ic.edu by Friday, December 6. Please address the cover letter to:

Cathy Jo Littleton-Wahl
Jefferson Jets Tutoring Coordinator
733 North Clay
Jacksonville, Illinois 62650

Posting #139

 

 

Summer Internship Information

 

Spring/Summer 2014 Illinois Department of Natural Resources Internships

The IDNR Internship/College Credit Program is a non-paid volunteer program where students can receive credit in a natural resource setting. It is a change for the intern to obtain practical experience while volunteering on a variety of projects and tasks. It is up to the student to locate an IDNR internship opportunity by reviewing the IDNR Volunteer Projects Directory here.

Eligibility: Students must work with a faculty member to receive college credit, students must be currently enrolled and must be in a degree program consistent with the internship topic, such as: Biological Sciences, Environmental Science, or Chemistry.

For a complete list of instructions, please visit their website here.

Posting #140

 

 

Summer 2014 Illinois State Agency Internships with the Office of the Governor

The Michael Curry Summer Internship program is currently accepting applications for rising juniors and seniors, recent graduates, and graduate students from all disciplines. This experience is for interns to learn, firsthand, the operations of Illinois State Government. Applicants must be Illinois residents. Positions are predominantly in Springfield with very limited placements in the Chicago area. This ten-week program awards a $1,346 monthly stipend beginning around June 1, 2014. There are 24 potential agencies that will participate this summer all desiring different academic disciplines. For a listing of agencies and desired academic disciplines, review the application on the Governor’s website. Applications must be postmarked by February 28, 2014.

Posting #141

 

Summer 2014 Various Internships with Dot Foods, Mt. Sterling, IL

Are you looking for job experience that pays?  Dot Foods, Inc. is currently taking applications for summer 2014 internships. These internships give students valuable work experience and often lead to future employment with Dot. Internships are project-based and include training within a department, a presentation of the completed project by the intern, administrative work and committee or team-based participation. Available internships include: Finance/Accounting, Customer Service and Development, Corporate Safety, Business Development, Engineering, Transportation, Purchasing, and IT.

Apply online and view a list of available internships at www.dotfoods.com/careers and click on “Search jobs.” From there, select internship under the “Job Type” tab in the advanced search option. Additional internship opportunities are located at out-of-state Dot Foods, Inc. offices in Oklahoma, Missouri, Indiana, Idaho, Georgia, and California.

Posting #142

 

Summer Scholars Program

The Department of Energy (DOE) Scholars Program is now accepting applications for Summer 2014.

 

Visit the DOE Scholars Program website for more information or to apply - deadline is January 12, 2014!

 

The DOE Scholars Program offers unique opportunities that introduce students or post-graduates to the agency’s mission and operations. Participants in the DOE Scholars Program gain a competitive edge as they apply their education, talent and skills in a variety of scientific research settings within the DOE complex. Appointments are available in a variety of disciplines at participating DOE facilities nationwide.

Being selected as a DOE Scholar offers the following benefits:

           Career possibilities with the nation’s leading sponsor for scientific research

           Opportunities to learn from top scientists and subject matter experts

           Stipends of up to $650 per week (depending on academic status)

           Travel arrangements to and from appointment site

Applicants must be US Citizens and undergraduates, graduates or post-graduates of an accredited college or university.  The program is open to majors in: Engineering; Physical Sciences; Environmental Sciences; Computer Science and Information Technology; Physics; Business; Policy; Program Management; Mathematics; Statistics; Safety and Health; Accounting and Finance; Law; Communications; and other related areas.

Want to learn more about the DOE Scholars program? E-mail doescholars@orise.orau.gov or visit the program website.

Posting #143

 


    
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