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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants
360i. Social Marketing Intern. Paid.
360i, a next generation digital agency rooted in innovation and drive, has worked with world-class brands like Coca-Cola, Oreo, Oscar Mayer, among others. They are currently seeking 2-4 interns for their social marketing department, ready to monitor brands’ social presences, craft social media responses, track consumer and market trends, compile data and social metrics, and more. Ideal applicants should have prior job or internship experience in social media, marketing, or advertising, be self-motivated, possess very strong writing, organizational, and communication skills, and have working knowledge of current social media platforms and analytics. Photoshop knowledge is a plus.
The Overlook Press. Summer Publicity Intern. College Credit.
The Overlook Press is an independent general-interest publisher founded in 1971, with an eclectic list. They are seeking a Summer Publicity Intern to assist with media research, draft PR materials, and contribute to their blog and social media platforms. Applicants should be current students or recent graduates with demonstrated interest in publishing and media, who can dedicate 15-20 hours a week. Candidates should be enthusiastic, highly organized, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be proficient with MS Office. Experience in Photoshop and InDesign are pluses.
International Center of Photography. Education Intern. College Credit.
The International Center of Photography is the world’s leading institution dedicated to the practice and understanding of photography and the reproduced image in all its forms. They are seeking a motivated Education Intern for 3-4 days per week to assist its day-to-day operations. Interns will build marketable skills, register and advise students, answer public inquiries, and edit educational materials. Applicants should be interested in building experience in education administration, be organized, responsible and detail-oriented, have excellent communication skills, and provide superior customer service.
Imprint Projects. Design Intern. Paid.
Imprint Projects develops innovative brand platforms for marketing and communications. They are seeking a part-time Design Intern to support the Imprint Projects team. Responsibilities include assisting the Lead Designer, Project Manager, and Lead Producer, preparing and managing design files, supporting vendors, and updating the company website and other online platforms. Candidates should be very comfortable with computers, experienced in Adobe CS6, MS Office, Google Docs, HTML & CSS, be a self-starter, have strong interpersonal, planning, and analytical skills, and possess excellent time management skills.
Socrates Sculpture Park. Emerging Artist Fellow. Paid/Grant.
Socrates Sculpture Park is a unique waterfront park located in an industrial area of Long Island City. They are looking for artists to submit proposals to produce and exhibit sculptures and installations in the park as part of their Emerging Artist Fellowship, a residency program and exhibition. Fellowships are awarded to artists whose careers and artistic practices would benefit from the opportunity and who are not enrolled in school. Applicants are encouraged to visit the park and explore their website to learn about the history, the context of the organization, and their exhibition archive. Competitive applications will thoughtfully use space, material, and process to create a conceptual or physical public experience.
Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants
Event Music Concierge. Graphic Designer.
Event Music Concierge is a new service, helping people to book music for special events. They are seeking a highly creative and efficient Graphic Designer for a freelancing opportunity for current and future projects. Responsibilities include magazine, digital, and social ad placements, video production, postcard design, and more. Experience with iconography is preferred. The ideal applicant will have the opportunity to be part of a startup and have a major impact on their branding.
The New York Botanical Garden. Design Associate.
The New York Botanical Garden is a museum of plant collections and includes comprehensive education programs and wide-ranging research programs. They are seeking a Design Associate to support their Retail and Business Development department. Responsibilities include assisting the Director of Licensing & Product Development, researching competition and exploring new product trends, sourcing artwork, creating and updating seasonal product designs, and more. Ideal applicants should have mastery of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, be highly organized, possess the ability to learn quickly and solve problems creatively, and have excellent communication skills. 1-2 years of design experience for consumer goods, textiles, apparel, strongly preferred.
IDEO. Interaction Designer.
IDEO is a global design company, creating impact through design. They are seeking an Interaction Designer to drive architecture, experience flows, and interaction design. The ideal candidate should have 3-5 years of relevant professional experience, demonstrate a human-centered, insights-driven design approach, possess a strong visual design sensibility in addition to a depth of skill in information architecture, and have strong communication and collaboration skills.
ASPCA. Digital Fundraising Coordinator.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is our nation’s first humane organization and one of the largest nonprofit animal welfare organizations in the world. They are looking for a Digital Fundraising Coordinator to implement digital campaigns and coordinate the delivery of assets to outside partners, as needed. Responsibilities include working with the Senior Manager of Digital Fundraising, performing QA on new pixel implementations, coordinating with the delivery of creative and tracking tags, and more. Applicants should have 1-3 years of work experience with a minimum of 1 year of experience in managing online marketing or advertising campaigns, possess experience with paid search tools, and have strong MS Office skills, communication skills, and knowledge of online marketing strategies.
Moda Operandi. Junior Art Director.
Moda Operandi is the only place to preorder designer collections straight from the runway, revolutionized luxury retail with a high-tech meets high-touch shopping experience. They are looking for a Junior Art Director, working under the direction of the Artistic Director on brand creative, collateral, communications, and special projects. Responsibilities include producing and designing brand imagery, designing digital/print collateral, magazine editorials, and other opportunities. Ideal applicants should have at least 2 years of experience in graphic design, be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, have strong layout and typography skills, along with excellent time management skills.