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Enterprise Rent-a-Car: Management Trainees (Full-time and Interns)

Posted on March 20th, 2017 by Taylor Enterprise-rent-a-car-logo

Regardless of college major or professional experience, nearly 100% of our full-time employees start out in our Management Training Program. This allows everyone to learn our business from the ground up and understand how they play a significant role in seeing it succeed.
 
Once you’ve completed your initial orientation and training, you’ll be assigned to a branch office in your home area and the hands-on training begins. You’ll learn valuable business skills from capable mentors who were once in your shoes. Nearly 100% of all our managers and corporate executives started out as Management Trainees.
 
As you progress, increasingly more opportunities will become available to you. You can choose, as most people do, to continue your rewarding ascent within our Rental Operations managerial track or you can explore one of many other exciting options including Fleet Management, Human Resources, Car Sales, Accounting, Marketing and more

Interviews for the positions will be on campus on April 3rd!

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Johnson & Johnson are Looking for Summer Interns

Posted on March 13th, 2017 by Taylor johnson-johnson-logo

Communication & Public Affairs Internship Program

Interns will gain valuable work experience in different areas across the business in one of the most innovative, diversified and admired companies in the world. The internship is 10 weeks and you must be able to travel.

  • Must have 3.0 GPA
  • Prior work experience in Communications, PR, Social Media, Journalism, or related field
  • Fundamental understanding of health care business
  • Strong communication skills and social media acumen
  • Ability to work with a team

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Summer Undergraduate Research Experience at WVU

Posted on February 22nd, 2017 by Taylor Logo West_Virginia_University

The deadline for undergraduates to submit applications to the 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) (May 30-July 28, 2017) Site at WVU is March 1, 2017. If you are interested in Graduate school and research/creative work within your discipline, we encourage you to apply.

Selected students complete 8-weeks of full-time research at West Virginia University (WVU) under the direction of a WVU faculty research mentor of their own choosing.  Faculty mentors also complete a short application. Undergraduate participant benefit includes $3,700 stipend. For more information (on eligibility, faculty responsibilities, and the program in general) and link to the online application, visit the SURE website.

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ALDI is Hiring for a District Manager (Full-Time and Internship)

Posted on February 20th, 2017 by Taylor aldi_logo

Full-Time District Manager Details

The District Manager position at ALDI is defined by responsibility and rewards. It’s a challenging position, but that’s just one of the reasons why their investment in you begins with a $80,000 per year starting salary plus benefits. This is what you’ll do as District Manager:

  • Manage millions of dollars in business
  • Run up to five stores in your own district
  • Lead your own employees
  • Make decisions that drive business results
  • Help ALDI remain the grocery industry leader

Internship Details

Our ten-week paid internship ($1000/week) is your invitation to the culture, commitment and hard work it takes to succeed as a District Manager at ALDI. From Day 1, you’ll be immersed in the inner workings of a successful and dynamic workplace. You’ll be given real responsibility, real assignments and a real chance to show what you can do. By working with Store Managers, District Managers, Divisional Directors and even Vice Presidents, you’ll learn everything from merchandising an entire store to corporate strategy. 

Submit your resume to Aldi’s interview schedule on MountaineerTRAK by March 1 at 11:59 p.m.

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PepsiCo is Interviewing for Multiple Positions on Campus

Posted on February 17th, 2017 by Taylor

 
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PepsiCo is interviewing on-campus on March 2 for the following positions. Apply a.s.a.p. (no later than Feb. 20) to be considered.

SALES

Sales Management Associate (North America Beverages) View and Apply
Sales Management Intern (North America Beverages and Food Service Distributor) View and Apply

MANUFACTURING/ENGINEERING

Manufacturing Operations Associate View and Apply
Manufacturing Operations Intern View and Apply

SUPPLY CHAIN

North America Beverages Integrated Supply Chain Associate View and Apply
North America Beverages Integrated Supply Chain Future Leader Intern View and Apply

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FestivAll Charleston is Looking for Interns for Summer 2017

Posted on February 17th, 2017 by Taylor FESTIVALL_logo_oval_med

FestivAll Charleston is a 10 day arts festival in downtown Charleston, WV. This is a great opportunity for students of all ages to receive fast paced fun work experience. It includes visual arts, music, theater, dance and film as well as other cultural and entertainment events. The event mixes fine arts and pop arts in venues and locations all over Charleston and includes a wide variety of styles and genres.

The positions available are:

  • Marketing & Communications Social Media
  • Public & Visual Art Curation and Event Production
  • Theater & Dance Event Production
  • Music & Event Production

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TRIO Upward Bound is Looking for Interns for Summer 2017

Posted on February 12th, 2017 by Taylor triologo

WVU Upward Bound is searching for two summer interns for Summer Program Newsletter and Social Media Coordinators.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing official WVU Upward Bound social media sites and website
  • Constructing and implementing a social media strategy, creating and updating a traditional and/or digital newsletter that incorporates content produced by UB students
  • Assisting students in developing newsletter content and teaching them principles of media/journalism
  • Providing media coverage for UB activities, classes, events, and trips

This is a Six-Week Summer Residential Program (June 25-August 4). While the summer program is six weeks in length, candidates for this position should be available from early-June through early-August to accommodate staff trainings and prep work related to the position (8-10 weeks).

If interested in these positions, please send a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for the position (please mention that you are a COMM student looking for a summer internship), a resume, and contact information for two references to: upwardbound@mail.wvu.edu or lsouthe1@mail.wvu.edu by Friday, March 17, 2017 (priority deadline), or by Friday, March 31, 2017. For more information, please call 304-293-6199.

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Curtiss-Wright is Looking for a Communications Rep for Full-Time Employment

Posted on February 9th, 2017 by Taylor CurtissWrightLogo_RGB_%20L

This position is a full-time job opportunity for post-graduation.

Curtiss-Wright is a global engineering company driven by a culture of innovation, pervasive service commitment and the strategic vision and financial discipline that together are delivering solid growth. The job description is as follows:

  • Assist senior staff in developing and implementing effective comprehensive communications strategies
  • With direction, develops ability to write in a variety of formats, including news media, brochures, internal communications and newsletters and gains basic understanding of graphic design/layout principles and production
  • Assist in organizing and planning corporate events and tradeshows
  • Develop website & social media
  • Works on products for advertising and news media to increase public awareness of company’s products and services

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Office of Economic Development & Community Engagement Internship

Posted on February 6th, 2017 by Taylor

The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities is Looking for an Intern for Summer 2017

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The office helps universities develop and share effective practices in partnering with community organizations, state and local government, entrepreneurs, small businesses, major corporations, and economic development organizations. The intern will be asked to complete and assist with a variety of tasks.

  • Specifically, the intern will work with APLU’s vice president for economic development and community engagement in communicating with and coordinating the efforts of CEO and CICEP.
  • Interns will participate in a number of activities, such as attending and reporting on Congressional hearings and federal agency briefings, carrying out research projects, interacting with other members of the higher education community, and other projects and efforts as necessary.

Interested students should contact Jim Woodell, Vice President for Economic Development and Community Engagement at jwoodell@aplu.org.

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Ohio Valley Mayoral Candidate is Searching for a Communications Intern Immediately

Posted on February 2nd, 2017 by Taylor

Frank Dicarlantonio is a candidate in the mayoral election in the City of Steubenville. He is searching for a Communication Studies student to intern for him ASAP.

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Responsibilities Include:

  • Drafting communications (letters, social media posts, resident communication replies, press releases, etc.) that will be reviewed by me and other members of my team. 
  • Distributing information, public quotes, and other items to a database of local press and reporters. A couple of these items will be disseminated to agencies throughout the State of Ohio due to a couple of items that I am able to claim this year. 
  • Managing my digital presence by making postings to Facebook and other social media sites that are supplied by me, drafted by them, etc. 

This student will be able to do all of this work from their location and absolutely no travel would be required. In order for someone to be successful in this position, a minimum of 10 hours per week will be needed. About 75% of the time, the student will be able to work at any time that they wish within reason and the other 25% will be during business hours (M-F, 9-5). 

Please contact Frank Dicarlantonio at frank@frankdicarlantonio.com with your resume.

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Seelio: Sharing Student Work

Students enrolled in COMM courses are asked to study the theory and process of human communication so that they can apply this knowledge to understanding real-world issues. As part of this process, COMM students have adopted the Seelio platform – a social media platform that allows students to create an online portfolio of their coursework that is easily accessible to the public. Sharing these portfolios shows the importance of the COMM degree while also giving prospective employees a clear, accurate look at the academic work our students are doing.

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Academic Advising

Our advisors are available during the summer, fall and spring semesters during office hours. Check 108 Armstrong Hall, call 304-293-3905, or e-mail an advisor to check office hours for the semester (see below for contact information).

The COMM academic advisors are:

Nikki Loy – nikki.loy@mail.wvu.edu
Dr. John Shibley – jshibley@wvu.edu
Mary Donato – mdonato4@mix.wvu.edu

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Request a Mountaineer Intern

Professional Field Experience (PFE) is a key element in the undergraduate COMM curriculum that allows students to gain experience in applying their classroom knowledge to a variety of corporate and organizational environments. Organizations looking for students with an in-depth understanding of communication areas that include (but are not limited to) communication theory, data analysis, health communication, interpersonal communication, organizational communication, and social media/communication technology now have the opportunity to request an intern from the Department of Communication Studies at WVU. Use the form below to read up on our PFE program, and to request a Mountaineer intern today.

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