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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants


*Sterling Publishing. Intern. College Credit. Sterling Publishing is an innovative and forward-thinking publishing company committed to creating books that inspire and entertain. Sterling Publishing is looking for spring interns in their Art/Design, Editorial, Managing Editorial, Marketing, Production, and Sales departments. They are seeking creative, innovative, risk takers who aren’t afraid to think “outside the box” and make an impact within the department as well as the organization. All interns must have strong interest in book publishing, be able to obtain course credit, and commit to at least 14 hours per week. Apply here.


JWT. Global Talent Intern. Paid. JWT is the world’s best-known marketing communications brand. JWT is looking for an intern to join their Global Talent team at JWT NY. This is a fantastic opening for an energetic, driven, dedicated individual looking to gain real-world experience in the exciting field of advertising. In addition to anticipating project tasks and applying critical thinking to “the big picture,” as the Global Talent Intern), you will also be responsible for practical and administrative tasks and develop skills in: research and collect data; networking and act as liaison, creating and designing materials; editing and revising copy, etc. Apply here.


Discovery Communications. Programming and Scheduling Internship–Spring 2014. Paid. Discovery Communications is the world’s #1 nonfiction media company, reaching more than two billion cumulative subscribers in over 220 countries and territories. They’re looking for interns with enthusiastic personalities, inquisitive minds, and a detail-oriented mindset to play key roles within their various programming/scheduling teams across their networks. Projects the programming/scheduling intern can expect to work on include: competitive tracking and analysis, the opportunity to learn programming/scheduling systems, and exposure to cable scheduling for TLC and Discovery Channel. Apply here.


Tommy John. Menswear Intern. Paid. Tommy John is a solution-focused menswear brand known for reinventing the men’s undershirt and creating innovative underwear. Tommy John, a disruptive, venture-backed NY-based brand, is seeking a Web Development Intern for its rapidly expanding e-commerce business. This internship is flexible and can be what you make of it. While the focus will mainly be front end development, there will be opportunities across the spectrum of development– from conception and design to coding and testing– available to you. What you’ll do: assist the Associate Designer; organize samples and send packages to vendors; re-color and re-design existing artwork; etc. Apply here.


The Rockefeller Foundation. Diversity and Inclusion Intern. Paid. Throughout our 100-year history, the Rockefeller Foundation has supported the ingenuity of innovative thinkers and actors by providing the resources, networks, convening power, and technologies to move innovation from idea to impact. Over the course of the Fall 2013 semester the Diversity and Inclusion Intern will work on two projects. The first project will be to conduct research and prepare a paper that will lay the groundwork for the creation of the Foundation’s Diversity Retention Strategy for 2014. The second project will be to prepare a D&I toolkit with best practices for staff and managers that will provide them with tips on how to best work in a global and diverse environment using information gleaned from research. Apply here.

Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants


PENCIL. Program Coordinator. Founded in 1995, PENCIL is the leader in developing innovative, impactful models of ongoing collaboration between businesses and public schools. PENCIL is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic professional to serve as a full-time Program Coordinator. The successful candidate will work directly on supporting all aspects of the PENCIL Fellows Program—a key component of the organization’s College and Career Readiness work, Fellows is a job preparedness/summer internship program for NYC public high school students from within our network of schools. The Coordinator will also provide general support to the program team on all programmatic initiatives. Apply here.


Nars. Graphic Designer. Nars Cosmetics provides women with a full spectrum of classic and fashion colors and innovative products from which they can build their makeup wardrobe and express their individual styles. Nars is seeking a Graphic Designer. This junior to mid-level graphic designer assists the Senior Designer and Design Director in all creative areas, from conceptualization to execution. The dedicated focus areas are the following: marketing/PR printed materials; primary/secondary packaging; POSM; educational materials; gift sets; and the visual merchandising displays visual area. The Designer should be an upbeat, organized, and passionate team player who loves the NARS brand and products. Apply here.


DigitasLBi. Account Executive- Account Management. DigitasLBi is a global marketing and technology agency that transforms businesses for the digital age. Across 40 offices in 25 countries around the world, they have more than 6,000 digital experts working to enrich people’s lives via our unique blend of strategy, creativity, media, and technology. They’re searching for an Account Executive in Account Management who can bond with the client, thrive on teamwork, and be a key contributor for all client projects. The account executive will work closely with Media Planners and Client Service Engineers, rolling out all strategy and execution of projects to the Client Service Manager. Apply here.


MR PORTER. Junior Retail Coordinator. MR PORTER – a dedicated men’s wear site from the NET-A-PORTER group–is the first global shopping destination of its kind. MR PORTER launched for the Spring/Summer 2011 season in February 2011 and offers an edited product selection of the best in men’s styles, from global designer labels to niche specialist brands alongside original editorial and style advice. MR PORTER is seeking a Junior Retail Coordinator. Day-to-day responsibilities include: checking and processing order confirmations; generating accurate delivery forecasting; presenting delivery statuses and stock issues; enforce early stock; and supporting the Retail Operations Manager by reporting and escalating areas of concern which causes delays in deliveries and processing affecting the Upload of product. Apply here.


Scripps Networks Interactive. Ad Sales Marketing Coordinator. Scripps Networks Interactive is the leading developer of high-profile, lifestyle-oriented content for many media platforms including television, digital, mobile, and publishing. Scripps Networks Interactive is currently seeking an Ad Sales Marketing Coordinator to work with the Vice President, Directors, and Manager to implement added value sales promotions, which help to promote Travel/GAC and our National Advertisers. A successful candidate will be able to execute and deliver quality work in a timely manner. He/she will have a clear vision of his/her career goals and how this position will help kick-start that career. 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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