Creative Internship and Job Opportunities: foursquare, city parks foundation and more

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5 Internships that Need Amazing Applicants


*Diana Levine [Photographer]. Photo Intern. Unpaid. Intern duties include: helping carry equipment, holding reflectors, assisting on set, and more. Best intern would be reliable, flexible, trustworthy, on-time, and excited to learn. Intern will be coming along on various shoots throughout New York City, and will be exposed to various aspects of the industry, as well as learning first-hand about lighting, equipment, and being a freelance photographer. Send cover letter and resume to


*City Parks Foundation. Spring Marketing Intern. Unpaid. Duties: Research and creation of outreach lists for marketing material distribution; Direct marketing including: bulk mailings, outreach to community partners, and distribution of marketing materials across the city; Research and creation of  media lists for media alerts/pitches; Create and update content for social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, City Parks Foundation Blog, etc. Apply here.


Foursquare. Community Intern. As a part of the Community Team, your responsibilities will include moderating and responding to customer support requests and communicating the community’s feedback to the rest of the team. We’re seeking an enthusiastic, smart, self-motivated, efficient, hard-working intern who genuinely enjoys helping others. You should be an avid user of location-based technologies, an excellent written communicator, and a natural problem solver. Apply here.

SpotCo. Interactive Intern. Paid. SpotCo is a leading entertainment advertising agency. The internship involves working with various people in the interactive department to assist in executing day to day agency responsibilities. The ideal candidate will have a passion for theater and the arts and be interested in pursuing a career in arts administration, particularly the online side of Entertainment Advertising and Marketing. Apply here.

Lulu Frost. Production and Design Intern. Unpaid. Knowledge of making jewelry and experience using hand tools is a greatly preferred as this internship is very hands on. Duties will range from sourcing materials, assisting in sample making, preparing jewelry components, organizing our vintage archives, running errands throughout the garment and jewelry district and general office support.  We prefer a full time schedule, but we do make exceptions if we feel you are a good fit for the position. We ask for 3 month commitment.Apply here.

5 Entry Level Jobs that Need Amazing Applicants


Kaplow PR. Social Media Community Manager. Managing social media accounts and the creation of engaging content for clients on social networks, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Foursquare and blogs. Understand how to embody the voice of client brands online, regularly engaging with their core consumers on digital platforms. Working with customer service teams to respond to and flag consumer issues as they arise. Overseeing regular metrics reporting and optimization based upon the results of the results of the metrics. Apply here.

OMGPOP. Illustrator. OMGPOP makes the best games for web and mobile. Our team works in a flexible and fun environment, despite being focused on rapid delivery of projects. We have a large and active community consisting of millions of users from all over the world, and it’s growing every day. Because of our successful growth, we’re looking for a talented illustrator to join our team in NYC. Apply here.

Theatre Communications Group. Artistic and International Programs Assistant. The position will work closely with the Associate Director of Artistic and International Programs and report to the Director of Artistic Programs/ITI-US. Position will begin in February, 2012. Duties: Provide administrative support for Director and Associate Director; Organize, track and update department information including calendar, databases, website, office files, and finances; Provide administrative support for all programs. Apply here.

Plume Publishing. Marketing Assistant/Coordinator. Join the Plume Marketing department and work with the Marketing Manager and Marketing Director to develop marketing plans for frontlist and backlist titles. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about marketing for a major publisher while working on advertising/promotional materials and catalogs. Apply here.


David Zwirner LLC. Gallery Assistant/Front Desk Receptionist. Responsibilities include – but are not limited to – opening and closing the gallery daily; fielding all incoming phone calls; maintaining the gallery database and mailing lists; preparing art fair, exhibition, and sales materials; supervising gallery interns; maintaining the visual archive; coordinating gallery openings and events; assisting with travel; and handling all catalogue sales. Apply here.

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About the Author

Jaime Hoerbelt is the Managing Editor of the NY Creative Interns blog. She works as a Social Media Strategist at Tenthwave Digital - a digital marketing company in Manhattan. You can follow her on Twitter @jahbelt or read her blog.

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