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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants
Meetup. Women in Tech Internship. Paid.
Meetup is the world’s largest network of local groups. Meetup makes it easy for anyone to organize a local group or find one of the thousands already meeting up face-to-face. As an avid supporter of empowering women, Meetup is offering unique internship opportunities at our growing startup in New York City to female students who are in strong technology programs. Selected students will be offered a paid Summer internship along with a grant at the conclusion of the Summer to help pay for their education. As an intern at Meetup, you could be working on: new features for Meetup’s millions of active users, beef up Meetup’s monitoring, deployment and testing infrastructure, make Meetup’s recommendation algorithms better, internal development tools, native mobile platform applications.
Pixable. Social Media Editor Intern. Paid.
Pixable, founded in 2009, is a start-up headquartered in SoHo, NYC with MIT roots. The company has enabled over a million users to manage and enjoy their online photos with a powerful set of features centered around photo search, discovery, aggregation, and editing. Pixable is seeking a Social Media Editor Intern who will support Pixable’s Director of Content/Editorial. The role is hands-on – you will help manage and grow social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, G+ and Instagram. You’ll help brainstorm content ideas that have viral potential, and most importantly you’ll have a chance to help shape an exciting vision of content and photo sharing. Responsibilities include: manage social media accounts, develop ideas for viral content and produce content, curate photo trend lists and research for new sources, provide support to the Director of Content/Editorial as needed, and stay on top of evolving online trends.
Spotify. US Product Design Summer Internship. Paid.
Spotify is a new way to listen to music! Millions of tracks, any time you like. Just search for it in Spotify, then play it. Just help yourself to whatever you want, whenever you want it. Spotify is seeking a US Product Design Summer Intern. Responsibilities include: work within a small team to design the features that create the experience of Spotify, deliver on UI projects by designing the high-level flow and the detailed interactions and visuals, work effectively across all levels of management and various team members to learn about the design and product life cycle, gather and provide feedback from various team members to ensure top quality design, and earn, grow and have fun!
New York Needs You. Program Intern. Paid.
New York Needs You fights for economic mobility for ambitious low-income college students. They do this by providing intensive career development, mentorship, and professional networks to enable students to realize their academic and career aspirations. The Program team runs 28 Saturday workshops per year, along with providing case management support for Fellows and recruiting a new class of 100 each year. New York Needs You is looking for a Program Intern to support to team members, specifically focusing on Fellow recruitment, data management and analysis, and documenting programmatic policies and procedures. There may also be opportunities to manage logistics and event management for Saturday workshop and evening industry seminars.
Fathom. Art, Photo, VIdeo Intern. College Credit.
Fathom reinvents the travel website, combining curated destination guides and inspiring personal stories with the best travel resources and products. Fathom is looking for an intern with a keen eye and a shutter habit to assist in building our visual brand. This is a start-up, so there are plenty of opportunities to leave your mark. You must have familiarity with Creative Commons, Getty Images, and Photoshop. Candidates should have an interesting viewpoint, a passion for travel, and the ability to work independently. Responsibilities include photo research for story assignments, slideshows, and stories; organizing, cataloguing, and tagging images; conceptualizing and producing videos. Internships are around 20 hours a week, working partly from home and partly from the office. Internships are unpaid, but we will give college credit to those who qualify.
Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants
Make Meaning. Event Captain.
Make Meaning is a world class events and entertainment destination that’s all about fun with creativity. Their experienced event team plans the perfect party or event for all types – friends, family or colleagues. The Event Captain is responsible for working with the Event Coordinator, the Sales & Community Outreach Manager, and the Store Manager, supporting and managing events as specified in contracts; pre-Event briefing, all preparation on the day of the Event, managing, delegating and inspiring the team of Event ACEs, ensuring efficiency, pace and communication flow for the Event, leading all experience demonstrations, and properly closing out and cleaning up after the Event.
American Museum of Natural History. Assistant Coordinator.
The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) seeks a Discovery Room Assistant Coordinator with a strong background in science, expertise with teaching and facilitation techniques for working with children, youth and adults in an informal science setting, and experience with coordination and management. Major responsibilities include: oversee daily operations, staffing schedules, and administration activities for the Discovery Room, its volunteer corps, and affiliated programs, assist the Discovery Room Program Manager in identifying areas of growth for the Discovery Room and its affiliated programs.
PMK•BNC. Junior Music Publicist.
PMK•BNC is the global leader in Lifestyle, Entertainment and Popular Culture. They specialize in enhancing clients relationships with consumers, fans and communities through the passion points of entertainment, sports, music, fashion, technology, art and philanthropy. PMK•BNC New York is currently seeking an experienced Junior Publicist in our Music PR department. The ideal candidate must have excellent organizational skills and be able to adapt to multiple assignments and deadlines. Responsibilities Include: pitch stories to the media outlets, draft media relations materials, work with client on tactical/logistics issues, accompany clients, monitor media outlets, service background info to media on behalf of client, proof and edit client related documents as needed, provide guidance to team assistant and interns, and ensure that team assistant’s media coverage report is correct.
El Ray Network. Digital Producer.
El Rey Network is a new 24-hour English-language television and digital network founded by legendary filmmaker Robert Rodriguez for everyone who loves fun, action-packed and irreverent entertainment. Birthed from a different perspective, El Rey Network will be the first cable and digital network launched by a creative visionary whose 20-year body of film work has garnered diehard fans around the world that celebrate his rebel take on entertainment. Now, for the first time on television, El Rey Network’s programming will reflect Robert Rodriguez’ unique personal style and taste, along with the contributions of his artistic collective of friends El Rey Network is looking to fill an exciting new position for an experienced and creative person looking to join a team of highly driven professionals.The Digital Producer must have a wealth of experience in the publishing industry, and be heavily involved in digital production and web design. As a Digital Producer for El Rey Network you will be in charge of managing and producing digital projects from pitch & inception to completion & launch.
LearnVest. Editorial Assistant.
LearnVest is an award-winning personal finance platform. They empower people everywhere to take control of their money and live their richest lives. LearnVest is currently seeking a smart, creative and dynamic Editorial Assistant to join the editorial team in an exciting growth period. This position reports directly to the Executive Editor, and will perform basic functions to support the editorial staff in its content strategy and production. This position will provide you with unique exposure and opportunity you won’t easily find elsewhere—here, in addition to performing editorial administrative tasks, you will have the opportunity to pitch your own ideas, write, and be a part of shaping a growing publication’s voice.