SJMC Monday Memo

Learn about NBCUniversal internships

Bailey Coronis, JO’20, an East Coast page with NBCUniversal’s Today Show, will discuss the company’s robust internship program during a Zoom question-and-answer session on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2-3 p.m. CST. NBCUniversal is hiring summer interns in the following areas: Animation Production, Art & Design, Business Development & Strategy, Communications & Public Relations, Content Development & Programming, Digital Media & Strategy, Editorial, Finance, Human Resources, Legal & Business Affairs Marketing, Production, Research & Analytics, Sales, Sourcing & Procurement, Technology & Engineering. Link for Wednesday’s Q&A is pwd=VTNXZzFweWlQRE84OGw4cEdTRDVWdz09 Email SJMC career services professional Lindsay Gilbert ( with any questions.

Message from Drake IT

Functions previously accessed from the MyDUSIS link in myDrake are now available from the Self Service link and will take you to a new landing page. Student and faculty profile pages have also updated; more information can be found in these Self Service guides. Additionally, Drake launched a new method for students to grant a parent/guardian access to their academic information, Proxy Access. Students will need to re-enroll parents/guardians by Feb. 1 (see Authorizing Proxy Access (How-to). Finally, as a reminder, accessing Self Service now requires the use of multi-factor authentication (MFA). Learn more at Multi-factor Authentication Project (FAQ).

Spring electronic media contests

Gracie Awards: The Gracie Awards are presented by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation and recognize outstanding talent and programming that is by, for and about women in television, radio and digital medias. For more information about the Gracies, visit the Call for Entries page at Call For Entries — (

Sevareid Awards: The Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association contest is open for entries, including student categories. Find all the information you need to get started HERE. The entry deadline is Jan. 28.

Upper Midwest Emmys: These awards recognize outstanding student achievement in video production. The entry deadline is Feb. 4. See HERE for details on how to enter. In addition, the Upper Midwest Emmy Foundation offers scholarships for both high school and college students. See HERE for more information.

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