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Friday, August 30, 2013

BRIDGE Society Event

You are invited to The 2nd Annual BRIDGE Society Law, Politics & Government Mentoring & Networking event on Thursday, September 12th, at 6:00 p.m. in the Villanova Room.  Meet over 40 alumni and professionals from across the spectrum of the law, politics, and government industry. Talk to FBI agents, lobbyists, politicians, government employees, attorneys, and more, and learn about future possible directions.

RSVP Required (RSVP early!):  click here
Business dress required.
Questions:  aslp@villanova.edu

Friday, August 23, 2013

Logitech CEO: "I Love Hiring English Majors"

Bracken Darrell, the CEO of Logitech, loves hiring English majors.  "The older I get,' says Darrell,  "the more I realize the power of words and the power of words in making you think...the best CEOs and leaders are extremely good writers and have this ability to articulate and verbalize what they're thinking."  Click here to read the entire article.

Bracken Darrell, the CEO of Logitech.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

South Philly Review Internship

Remember that to receive credit for an internship, you must apply at our Internship Office: http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/artsci/undergrad/ous/internship.html.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Fall Editorial Internship

North American Publishing Company, a dynamic leader in print and online in the publishing industry, is looking for an intern to join its staff.  If you’re interested, you may send your cover letter and resume directly to the Executive Editor, Promo Marketing | Print + Promo, Kyle Richardson (krichardson@napco.com / P: (215) 238-5377 / F: (215) 238-5337).
Details about the internship:
You will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience on both the print and online side of our magazines and work with a fun, knowledgeable staff. You will leave with writing clips and an inside look at all stages of magazine publishing.

Responsibilities include:
* Data entry
* Proofreading and fact-checking
* Helping with online newsletters
* Writing articles and product reviews
* General editing of press releases and articles for use in print and online
* Administrative tasks

* Good writing skills
* Excellent communication
* A desire to gain experience in the field of print and online journalism
* Ability to take direction and work independently

* $10/hour
* We will work with your college/university to ensure you receive college credits (if applicable).

Remember that to receive credit for an internship, you must apply at Villanova's Internship Office: http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/artsci/undergrad/ous/internship.html.