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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants
Astrsk PR. Public Relations Intern. Paid.
Astrsk is a NYC-based public relations agency that is passionate about working with startups and helping them to build and scale their businesses. Astrsk has worked with over a dozen of the hottest startups, including QuizUp!, Frank & Oak, HowAboutWe, Tuft & Needle, Grand St., and Tictail. As a Public Relations Intern, you will support a number of projects, including (but not limited to) competitive research, drafting press releases and media pitches, event planning, managing campaign trackers, supporting the PR team, etc. Interns will gain hands-on experience while working in the field alongside experienced and recognized members of the tech community, being exposed to what it takes to prepare, enter and disrupt the market. For the right candidate, this can transition to a full-time position.
Steven Alan. eCommerce Photography Intern. College Credit.
Having spent the past 20 years creating a mini fashion world grounded in classic American roots–fashioned with a twist–it’s clear that Steven Alan has quietly emerged an uncommon fashion pioneer. Steven Alan is seeking an eCommerce Photography Intern. The intern will attain knowledge of product, still life, studio on-figure, and lifestyle photography, as well as studio management. Responsibilities include: organizing and maintaining photography equipment and computers; assisting with file naming and storage; helping with on-set lighting and camera and light retouching; taking initiative for any tasks that may arise–errands pertaining to model shoots or still life editorial shoots; and painting surfaces and sets for day-to-day product shooting.
Scholastic Corporation. eCommerce, Summer Internship. Paid.
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and a leader in educational technology and children’s media. Scholastic Corporation is seeking an eCommerce, Summer intern. Open to currently enrolled college Juniors and Seniors, this internship is designed to offer undergraduate or recent graduates an opportunity to gain hands-on experience during the summer. The program will run for 8 weeks beginning Monday, June 16th 2014 through Friday, August 8th 2014. All students must be in good academic standing and have strong computer skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.
FindSpark. Marketing & Events Intern. Paid.
FindSpark is a community dedicated to inspiring career optimism in young creatives through education, events, and networking. Since forming in December 2010, FindSpark has become the largest Meetup group for interns and recent grads in the country, producing more than 80 events for over 7,000 attendees. FindSpark is looking for a self-starter and a stellar writer to take concepts and articulate them across Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, and blog posts. The Marketing & Events Intern will present new and interesting ideas, execute them quickly, measure the results, and make recommendations for the next time around. As part of a small team, the Intern will be mentored and taught everything the team knows, and will teach things as well.
Ampush. Summer Media Analyst Intern – NYC. Paid.
Ampush is an ad-technology company that helps advertisers achieve measurable business objectives on mobile-first native platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. Ampush is on the lookout for entrepreneurial individuals who are excited to learn and grow in an analytically challenging role in a dynamic, startup environment. The ideal candidate is smart, creative, solution-oriented, resourceful, flexible, entrepreneurial at heart, and conscious of the bottom line. The intern will be responsible for: build-out and management of Facebook campaigns for clients incorporating a nuanced strategy, long-term orientation, and customized creative assets; analyzing and optimizing media spending around client needs focusing on data-driven tactics; troubleshooting and preventing technical issues, etc.
Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants
Time Inc. Production Assistant (Design/Editorial)- Food & Wine.
Time Inc., a division of Time Warner, is one of the largest branded media companies in the world. The company engages more than 138 million U.S. consumers in print, online, and via mobile devices each month. FOOD & WINE is currently seeking a highly organized, energetic Editorial Production Assistant to aid in the hands-on execution of monthly print and digital editions of the brand, as well as cookbooks and other products as needed. Responsibilities include: facilitating Design Department workflow by creating image logs, updating design wall, executing design changes, and building templated layouts as needed; collecting and performing cursory markup of high-res photography; sending, receiving, and tracking files to/from Photo Department and prepress vendor, etc.
XO Group Inc. Community Coordinator, The Nest.
XO Group Inc. (NYSE: XOXO; www.xogroupinc.com) is the media and technology company behind the brands The Knot, WeddingChannel, The Nest, The Bump, and Ijie.com, devoted to weddings, pregnancy, and everything in between. TheNest.com (sister site of TheKnot.com) is looking for a talented community coordinator to interact with and manage our online community. You must have the ability to juggle multiple tasks and perform outstanding customer service; staying calm under pressure must be part of your DNA. You thrive on being part of a collaborative team and are always up for a quick (or mega) brainstorming session.
Google. Administrative Assistant, Google Ideas.
Google’s mission is to organize the world‘s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Google is seeking an Administrative Assistant. As an Administrative Assistant, you’re at the heart of your team’s business operations and activities and the soul that keeps your team moving forward. Responsibilities include: performing an array of administrative tasks (managing calendars, booking travel, and scheduling facilities and equipment); building efficiency and effective responsiveness into existing operations; helping define new operational strategies; and serving as a lead for and manager of small projects.
Tory Burch. Digital Operations Assistant —Merchandise Coordination.
Tory Burch is a luxury lifestyle brand defined by classic American sportswear with an eclectic sensibility and attainable price point. It embodies the personal style and spirit of its CEO and designer, Tory Burch. Tory Burch is looking for a Digital Operations Assistant. The main responsibility of the Digital Operations Assistant is to work with the digital operations team to coordinate, track, and prep merchandise for all RTW Ecomm photo shoots and special projects throughout the various stages of the production process. These tasks will include: organizing, preparing, and executing shot lists; managing the post-production process through final file delivery; and assisting with general production responsibilities as needed.
Etsy. Brand Design Studio Assistant.
Etsy is the world’s most vibrant handmade marketplace, offering millions of unique items from sellers in more than 200 countries. Etsy is seeking a Brand Studio Assistant. You will assist the Brand Design Studio in the production and distribution of related promotional materials. You will also be responsible for managing the Etsy Store–this includes photographing and listing promotional goods and fulfilling Etsy Store orders. Additionally, you will research vendors and production methods, source materials, and run design-related errands for the Studio. You will learn a lot about design process and production.