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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants


*LaPlaca Cohen. Strategy and Branding Intern. Paid. For 20 years, LaPlaca Cohen has helped many of the world’s leading cultural and creative organizations build powerful connections and achieve greater impact through strategy, design, and advertising solutions. LaPlaca Cohen is looking for a Strategy Intern who will provide support on Strategy and Branding department projects, which include conducting research for client pitches and presentations, transcribing research interviews and meeting notes, preparing materials for company speaking engagements, and supporting ongoing research on cultural audience engagement trends. Apply here.


The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Internships. Paid. The Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded on April 13, 1870 “to be located in the City of New York, for the purpose of establishing and maintaining in said city a Museum and library of art, of encouraging and developing the study of the fine arts, and the application of arts to manufacture and practical life, of advancing the general knowledge of kindred subjects, and, to that end, of furnishing popular instruction.” The Museum offers forty-one paid internships for undergraduate and master’s students each year. Interns commence in June and are placed in host departments where they work closely with supervisors on special and ongoing projects. All paid interns also participate in MuSe (Museum Seminars) and receive training to teach in the Museum’s galleries. Apply here.


Museum Hack. Sales and Development Intern. Stipend + College Credit. Museum Hack is a non-traditional private tour company crafting museum experiences that encourage visitors to look at museums in new ways. We’re a collective of renegades taking museum education to the next level. If you’re highly creative, passionate about art, and interested in breaking conventions, then you belong in our family of hackers. Responsibilities include reaching out to groups, corporations, schools, and networks in the NYC area; contributing to the research and development of exciting or scandalous content for upcoming tours; managing accounts for specific groups or companies; assist with the guided tours, including registration of attendees, candid and group photography, and occasional cheerleading. Apply here.


Folica. Editorial Intern. Stipend + College Credit. Since it launched in 1998, has grown to become a leading ecommerce website for hair, beauty, nail, and skin care products. Folica carries the largest selection of hair tools including blow dryers, flat irons and curling irons from professional brands such as Sedu, Solia, Babyliss, CHI, and T3 just to name a few. They are looking for a star intern (playful, creative, adventurous, and inspired) to assist the editor with… everything (research, writing, publishing, marketing, creative production [photo, video] and social media support). The intern will report to the Content Manager and will act as support for the Product Development team. Apply here.


Tommy Hilfiger. Spring Internship Program – General Submission. College Credit. As one of the world’s leading premium lifestyle brands, Tommy Hilfiger delivers superior styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide. The Tommy Hilfiger Internship Program offers bright, motivated individuals the opportunity to receive mentorship, supervision, and training while gaining valuable and realistic hands-on experience and an introduction to the fashion industry. They have many exciting opportunities company-wide for every semester including internships in the following divisions: Design, Merchandising, Global Marketing, Production Management, Planning & Allocation, Creative Services, Licensing, Graphic Design, and Operations. Apply here.

Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants


*Shutterstock. Photo Editor. Headquartered in New York, Shutterstock is an innovative e-commerce company and a leading provider of royalty-free stock videos, photos, and illustrations. They are seeking a Photo Editor. This position calls for an experienced, creative, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and disciplined professional. This Photo Editor is responsible for curating imagery for inclusion in Offset, a new brand by Shutterstock featuring the work of top photographers and illustrators from around the world. A key component of this role is to coordinate the curation and quality evaluation of digital images. Apply here.


Ruder Finn, Inc.Paid Public Relations Executive Trainee. Ruder Finn, Inc. is one of the world’s largest independent public relations agencies with dual headquarters in the U.S. and China. Ruder Finn, Inc. is accepting applications for the 2014 spring session of its paid Executive Training Program. The application deadline is November 22, 2013. Executive Trainees, or ETs, work full time and complete a 16-week curriculum on the fundamentals of public relations; they also gain hands-on experience as integral members of account teams. Apply here.


XO Group. Editorial Assistant, Real Weddings. XO Group Inc., formerly The Knot Inc., is a lifestage media and technology company connecting engaged couples, newlyweds, and first-time parents with the community, products, and inspiration they need to navigate the most intense years of their lives. XO Group is looking for a visually-minded and hard-working editorial assistant who thrives in a fast-paced work environment. You will act as a curator of our online real wedding galleries by: uploading photos, tagging images by specific detail, writing storytelling captions, and identifying trends that could translate into inspiring blog roundups. Apply here.


GroupMe. Product Designer. GroupMe is the best way to chat with everyone you know. It’s absolutely free, whether you’re talking to a group of friends or texting with one person. Best of all, it works on nearly every phone, via push or SMS. With GroupMe, it’s easy to reach anyone, anytime, anywhere. GroupMe is looking for a well-rounded designer with ambition, confidence, and talent, whose primary responsibility will be collaborating with other designers and engineers, in order to develop product ideas from early wireframes and sketches to pixel-perfect final designs. You should feel comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously in an open, fast-paced environment. Apply here.


Bonobos. Design Assistant – Knits & Sweaters. Founded on a better-fitting pair of pants and the friendliest and funniest customer service around, Bonobos is one of the fastest growing online men’s apparel companies ever. Bonobos is seeking a creative and passionate Design Assistant to help take Bonobos Knits & Sweaters to the next level. As their Design Assistant, you’ll be focused on the categories of Knits & Sweaters, alongside our fun and highly talented Design team. In the role, you’ll be diving into the design process head first, pulling together concept, color, and fabrics. You’ll be sketching, creating CADs, developing fabrics, collaborating with our tech team during fittings, and communicating daily with our Production and Merchandising teams. Apply here.

About the Author

Alexandra is a Marketing & Communications Coordinator at Natural Gourmet Institute. She holds a degree in English Literature & Criticism from Hunter College, and is an experienced editorial and social media marketing professional.

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