Tuesday's Tidbits

September 9, 2014

1. MCJ Rush Day, Sept. 11
2. Broadcast Education Association Scholarship Opportunity
3. Crowne at Long Leaf Trace Apartments, Part Time Marketing Representative
4. Temple Baptist Church, Graphic Design Intern
5. NAVSCIATTS, Deputy Public Affairs Officer


1. MCJ Rush Day, Sept. 11

September 11 from 12 - 2 p.m. on the third floor of College Hall, the School of Mass Communication and Journalism will host MCJ Rush Day where you can find out any and all things regarding the student organizations and media outlets available in the school. Student wishing to GET PLUGGED IN will want to attend this event to make contacts and find out how to get more involved with areas you’re interested in.

Some of the organizations participating are listed below. See you Thursday!

The Mass Communication Graduate Student Alliance (Grad Student Alliance)
South City Records (SCR)
The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
The Crew
Collective Hip Hop An Original Society (CHAOS)
Her Campus Southern Miss (HCSM)
Southern Miss Association of Black Journalists (SMABJ)
Stage Monkeys of Hattiesburg (Stage Monkeys)
American Advertising Federation (AAF)
The Student Printz
British Studies Program/International Programs
MCJ Internships


2. Broadcast Education Association Scholarship Opportunity

Nielsen Co. Awards $10,000 in Scholarships to BEA Student Members Washington, D.C. - Nielsen Co. has given the Broadcast Education Association $10,000 to offer undergraduate and graduate scholarships to students studying any area of electronic media.

BEA will administer the selection of four Nielsen Scholarships, $2,500 to each student, which will be used during the 2015-2016 academic year.  BEA exists to connect the electronic media world and the classroom and support faculty and students in research, creative endeavors and professional development and has been awarding scholarships to aspiring broadcasters since 1961.  BEA scholarships are awarded to outstanding students for study on campuses that are BEA college and university members. BEA is awarding over $39,000 in scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year.  

Applications will be accepted from students attending BEA member colleges and universities until October 14, 2014.  http://www.beaweb.org/scholarships.htm BEA2015 Panels Submission  http://convention2.allacademic.com/one/bea/bea15/ Deadline: September 15. BEA2015 Paper Submission http://convention2.allacademic.com/one/bea/bea15/ Deadline: December 1. The Broadcast Education Association is the premiere international academic media organization, driving insights, excellence in media production, and career advancement for educators, students, and professionals.

Heather Birks, Executive Director
Broadcast Education Association
1771 N Street, NW | Washington, DC  20036
202-429-5355 | 202-775-2981 | www.beaweb.org
Educating for Tomorrow's Media


3. Crowne at Long Leaf Trace Apartments, Part Time Marketing Representative

The Crowne at Long Leaf Trace Apartments are currently looking for a part-time Marketing Representative.They are looking for a sophomore/junior who would be willing to work at least 20 hours during the school year and full time during winter break and summer. Some of the job functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Greet prospects by covering all criteria (ask questions; utilize completed guest cards, etc.).
  • Demonstrate community and apartment/model and apply product knowledge to prospective residents needs by communicating the features and benefits; close the sale.
  • Update availability report, process applications for approvals. (i.e., credit check, rental history, etc.) Submit processed applications to the Community Manager for approval. Follow up with applicant regarding status.
  • Participate in outreach marketing activities on a regular basis to obtain prospective residents.

Interested? Contact Candice Mosley, marketing representative with Crowne at Long Leaf Trace, 601.579.4779.

4. Temple Baptist Church, Graphic Design Intern

Temple Baptist Church is located at 5220 Old Highway 11 Hattiesburg, MS 39402. They are looking for an energetic, engaging design Intern to work with our media department. Intern’s will get hands on experience and see the process in the development of projects from conception to production. Design Interns need a creative, imaginative aptitude and awareness of current trends in the visual arts, and basic knowledge of the latest software (Adobe suite).

The required qualifications are: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign. Additional skills that are not required, but are beneficial are: Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Adobe Lightroom. The internship pays $9.00 an hour and requires students to work between 12 and 16 hours a week.

How to Apply: To be considered, submit a résumé to lhanson@tbclife.net with the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. For further information contact Lorie Hanson at 601.450.3029

5. NAVSCIATTS, Deputy Public Affairs Officer

NAVSCIATTS is looking to hire a full-time contractor employee for the Deputy Public Affairs Officer. The position is competitive and hoped to be filled ASAP. This position offers a competitive salary and good benefits. The job is specific to candidates who has strong experience in PR/PA, journalism, marketing and customer service. Military experience and Spanish-language ability is a plus. If you are interested, email or send your resume to darian.wilson@navsoc.socom.mil.