Tuesday's Tidbits

May 3, 2016

  1. Final Summer Internship Meeting, May 5, 2016

  2. Back Door Coffee House, May 6, 2016

  3. Become an Arts & Letters Student Ambassador

  4. The Graduate School Seeking Graduate Assistant

  5. University Foundation Seeking Graduate Assistant

  6. Southern Miss Athletics Seeking Graduate Assistant

  7. Volunteer Hattiesburg Seeking Summer 2016 Intern

  8. Simonserves Publishing Seeking EI Interns

  9. Student Graphic Designer Position Open at Rec Sports

  10. Focus Group Now Hiring Multiple Positions

1. Back Door Coffee House, May 6, 2016

Back Door Coffee House

May 6th Back Door Coffeehouse

"The Last of Nick Beat!" with featured musical guests "Pure Chance" Friday, May 6th at 7 pm the doors open for a unique night of fun , poetry, and music. Our great friend, Paul VanZandt will present his goodbye performance as NICK BEAT the character he created for The Back Door many years ago and who has entertained us with a sardonic mixture of dramatic and literary fun seldom experienced anywhere! Join in this inter-active feaux-beat-poetry experience circa the village '62!  Featured musical guests will be Pure Chance, a collection of talented local musicians that have formed from an initial experience at "Tripod 2015" and now share their delightful blend of voices & instruments (guitars, mandolin, and banjo) for our audience. We happily present your friends and mine: Paul Laughlin, Lori Shuck, Jack Linton, James Polk, and  John Alcorn.

As usual we feature all the usual amenities:

  • Gourmet Coffees, Cokes, Bottled Water

  • Popcorn and Candy Treats

  • Nursery Workers on site.


2. The Graduate School Seeking Graduate Assistant

The Graduate School will be looking for a School of Mass Com graduate assistant for the 2016-2017 academic year.  This GA will work with Vanessa Molden, our Coordinator of Special Projects and will be helping her with Graduate School events as well as putting together marketing/recruiting materials for the Graduate School.  This GA will work 20 hours a week and will receive the tuition waiver.

If you are interested, please send your resume to CV/Resume to Vanessa at Vanessa.Molden@usm.edu.  


3. Become an Arts & Letters Ambassador

The Arts & Letters Student Ambassadors are a group of dedicated undergraduate students with a commitment to leadership and service across campus and beyond.  A&L Ambassadors also participate in annual events to welcome prospective students to campus, such as Black and Gold Day and Honors Day.  

A&L Ambassadorship involves--

  • Participation in 2-3 university events per semester such as Black and Gold Day or Orientation for new students

  • Communicating with prospective students and others about Southern Miss and the College of Arts & Letters

  • Attendance at an orientation training and monthly meetings/workshops afterwards

  • Serving your university community with respect, professionalism and Golden Eagle pride

To apply--

  • Deadline May 20, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.

  • Complete the online application here http://bit.ly/1W6XHKP

  • Send a faculty or staff recommender a link to a recommendation form- link on application form.


4. University Foundation Seeking Graduate Assistant

The University of Southern Mississippi Foundation is seeking a graduate assistant to work in donor relations and special events. This person will:

·      Assist in the planning of a comprehensive donor relations plan to be implemented by the Foundation

·      Assist in the planning and execution of several events throughout the year

·      Write hand-written thank you notes weekly to donors of the University

·      Help in areas of annual giving and communication as needed

·      Perform other duties as assigned

This position would be a great one for any student wanting to gain experience in special events or who would like to eventually work in fundraising. If you are interested, submit a resume to torie.fowler@usm.edu. Any questions can be directed to Ms. Fowler at 601.266.6292.


5. Southern Miss Athletics Seeking Graduate Assistant

Position: Graduate Assistant

Department: Athletics Media Relations

Duties: Provide support to department charged overseeing public relations for Southern Miss athletics  in the form of writing press releases and game stories, assisting in design of media guides, providing game-day and day-to-day assistance in a variety of areas including but not limited to statistics input, press conference coordination, press conference transcription, and various additional duties as assigned.

Hours: 20 or fewer per week

For more information: Contact Shirley Hill (601-266-4506 or shirley.jones-hill@usm.edu)

Additional resource for Mass Communication and Journalism Students: Will Tubbs (225-936-8565 ...willie.tubbs@eagles.usm.edu)


6.) Volunteer Hattiesburg seeking Summer 2016 Intern

Volunteer Hattiesburg, under the direction of United Way of Southeast Mississippi, is looking for a Summer 2016 intern. Please contact Elizabeth Winton if you are interested in this summer internship, her email is volunteerhattiesburg@yahoo.com or by phone 601-545-7141 ext 213. . If they would like to know more about Volunteer Hattiesburg, the Facebook page Volunteer Hattiesburg is the most up to date information.


7. Simonserves Publishing Seeking EI Interns

Attention Southern Miss EI Students: Simonserves Publishing, aka SSsongs, a local Indie publisher/songwriter has immediate openings for student interns for current and upcoming semesters. Any EI students, management or production interested in gaining practical music industry experience is invited to contact me for further details. Assignments may include, but not limited to, artist promotion, social media updates and tracking, industry research, as well as various recording/editing projects. Musicians and/or vocalists also encouraged to connect with me. Flexible scheduling is available. Candidates must be honest and reliable. Please email sssongs2012@gmail.com with EI Intern Opp in the subject line to schedule informal interview. I look forward to meeting with you soon

Gina C. Simon



8. Student Graphic Designer Position Open at Rec Sports

Campus Rec Graphic Designer Wanted 

9. Focus Group Now Hiring Multiple Positions

Focus Group Growing