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AAJA/Star-Advertiser internship now available

A summer journalism internship is now available, co-sponsored by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and the Asian American Journalists Association of Hawaii.

It is open to all college journalism students.

The internship will be for 12 weeks, from June through August 2011. The intern will work full time, for 40 hours a week on a schedule that will be determined later. This is a paid internship.

Applications must include a cover letter, college transcript and resume.

Also recommended: Up to five work samples, plus a 150-200 word essay on why you want to pursue a career in print or online journalism, and what you hope to gain from the internship experience.

Mail packet to:

Honolulu Star-Advertiser/AAJA-Hawaii internship, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite #7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813. Attn: Gene Park.

You can also e-mail your application to Gene Park at gpark@staradvertiser.com.

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 18, 2011.

For more information, call AAJA-Hawaii President Gene Park at (808) 529-4302, or e-mail him.

Posh Pau Hana with PRSA

Join us in a joint mixer with the Hawaii chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.

You can expect up to 100 public relations professionals. This is an excellent opportunity to network with media and P.R. professionals in Hawaii. Bring a great attitude and some business cards!

Guests will be treated to DJ music, heavy pupus, drinks and swag bags with Ala Moana Center goodies, including a mystery gift card worth anywhere from $10 to $500. Fashion stylists will also be on hand showcasing the hottest must-have pieces for spring. The event is also a kick off for the mall’s Shop a Lea event.

You MUST RSVP to Gene Park by March 15, Tuesday. The AAJA chapter has up to 50 spots available, so we do need a headcount. Please RSVP by either e-mailing Gene, gpark@staradvertiser.com, or tweeting him @GenePark, or on Facebook.

Another important note: We will only accept RSVPs from current members only. If you haven’t joined AAJA yet, go here.

When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., March 22, Tuesday

Where: Ala Moana Center, under the stars, Level 3 near Vera Bradley and Nordstrom

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