The New York Times seeks stories

The New  York Times is looking for guides and how to’s, but also thoroughly reported stories and/or essays are also encouraged for the Smarter Living series. Students may send stories or pitches to kenneth.rosen@nytimes.com.

Visit the website for details and to read previously published material.

NBC Social Media Marketing Position Available

This entry-level staff position requires heavy travel during football season. The Coordinator, Social Consumer Engagement will be the front-line brand representative for NBC Sports’ social media department working with various parts of the NBC Sports businesses, partners, teams, as well as creating custom content and video specifically for the social media landscape. NBC is looking for a candidate with an authentic passion for sports and initiative to join a creative and collaborative environment. Applicants should also have strong video editing and social media skills. To read more eligibility requirements and the detailed job description, visit the job posting.

Students that are qualified and interested may apply online and then send their resume to alaina.williams@nbcuni.com.

Mortar Magazine now accepting submissions

Mortar Magazine seeks prose, poetry, and of-the-moment writing pieces. Work that features experimental forms and strong voices from women, gender-nonconforming and non-heteronormative writers is valued. Students should submit work that will surprise to the Submittable page or magazinemortar@gmail.com.

There is no fee for submission, but a $3 “pay it forward” option is encouraged. Read more about submission guidelines at the website.

April Art Workshop in New York

The Wassaic Project, a non-profit organization that uses art and arts education to foster positive social change, is offering a week-long Raku course from April 9 – 16 in Wassaic, NY. This workshop will explore the art and craft of the raku ceramic firing technique and is open to all levels.

If students bring a friend, they will receive 50% off the original $1200 price which includes housing, meals and materials. For complete details and the itinerary, visit their website.

Seaside Writers Conference in Florida

Located on the beautiful gulf coast beach of Seaside, the week-long conference will start May 14. This annual gathering of creative writers from all over the nation features award-winning writers in poetry and fiction and nonfiction who offer an intensive writing workshops, one day seminars, school outreach programs and social events.

There are two payment options available to attendees. Full enrollment covering all the events, classes, workshops, and receptions without lodging costs $550 and with lodging $1550. There are financial aid offerings including four fellowships and four scholarships. For complete details, visit the website

Deadline to apply is April 20.


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