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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants
Blue Apron. Human Resources Intern.Paid.
Calling all foodies! Blue Apron is an e-commerce start-up changing the way people cook at home by delivering everything you need to make a fresh meal through their weekly service. If you’re a creative and energetic undergraduate or graduate student able to thrive in an unstructured environment, this internship is for you. You’ll get the opportunity to work on high-profile projects, work with their teams, and play a major role in the day-to-day operations of HR–recruiting, on-boarding, payroll, and more.
Noble Desktop. Digital Marketing Intern.Paid.
Noble Desktop teaches people how to build websites, make apps, and create digital content through comprehensive day, evening, and weekend classes. If you’re looking for a hands-on internship that will sharpen your writing, communication, and relationship-building skills, this could be a great fit for you. They’re seeking a digital marketing intern to write their newsletter, build community events, manage social media strategy, use Google Analytics to analyze user patterns, and more. Ideal candidates should have social media skills, professional demeanor and relationship-building skills, strong organizational skills, and a keen interest in analytics and SEO strategy. This is an ideal internship for a great idea person.
The Wall Street Journal. Fall Video Intern.Paid.
The Wall Street Journal, part of Dow Jones & Company, is an award-winning, global provider of news and business information. Their video department is looking for a versatile, deeply curious, computer-savvy journalist to work with WSJ producers on explanatory news packages. The intern will get daily practice in research and original reporting, best practices in video editing, learn to build charts and graphics, and develop the process for importing graphics and animation. Ideal candidates should have a strong interest in a career producing video segments and have some experience using video and graphics software, a passion for news, reporting, and interest in data-driven visual journalism. If you’re looking for a very hands-on video journalism position, this may be right for you.
XO Group – The Knot. Editorial Intern.Paid.
XO Group Inc. is the media and technology company behind the brands The Knot, WeddingChannel, The Nest, The Bump and Ijie.com. The Knot is looking for editorial interns for their magazines and website for a hands-on internship where you will have the opportunity to develop their editorial content by researching stories, products, and trends, interviewing sources, assisting with photo shoots and other editorial projects. This position is ideal for a tech-savvy, entrepreneurial candidate who is a problem solver, a team player, a strong writer, and an effective multi-tasker.
Time Warner – CNN. PR Intern.Paid.
CNN, part of the TimeWarner family, delivers the latest breaking news and information on top stories, politics, business, and more. Interested in working in the breaking news sector? They’re seeking PR interns for their Fall 2014 cycle who have strong skills in communication, MS Office Suite, and online research. Ideal applicants should also have a healthy interest in the news, an adaptability to adjust to its fast-paced cycle, and familiarity with CNN’s networks including HLN, and platforms. Duties include compiling media lists, building results reports, updating bios, posting and editing the press site, drafting press releases, and more.
Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants
NowThis News. Associate Producer.
NowThis News is the next generation news network built for the mobile-social age, creating short, compelling content for their online audience and the social web. They’re seeking a creative video editor eager to develop original visual forms by creating in their editorial voice, and possessing a keen understanding of viral videos, and a strong, innovative visual style. Ideal applicants should have at least a year of experience creating video content, proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, the ability to jump in on all production aspects, and be a highly motivated self-starter.
Surface Magazine. Events Manager.
Surface Magazine is the definitive American voice of global contemporary design and a rich resource to discover groundbreaking projects, emerging talents, and innovative developments in architecture, fashion, art, and design. They’re seeking an Events Manager to be a key driver in all Surface events, write and pitch and create PR initiatives, manage and maintain marketing team administration, support event revenue through key partnerships, and a lot more.
Random House. Ad Promo Junior Designer – Crown Publishing Group.
Random House is the largest general-interest trade book publisher in the world. They are looking for an Ad Promo Junior Designer to work in Crown Publishing’s Art Department, reporting to the Studio Manager. The Junior Designer will design print advertising, devise and create digital assets, create detailed wireframes, establish branding and identity for all Crown books, and more. Ideal applicants should have 1-2 years experience in ad promo design, excellent graphic design ability, an artistic sensibility for color and composition, expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, and a passionate interest in book design and typography.
Conde Nast. Assistant Marketing Manager, Retention.
Conde Nast is home to some of the world’s most celebrated media brands, and provocative, influential, and award-winning content. They’re looking for an Assistant Manager to play a critical role in the subscription retention marketing process within their Consumer Marketing department. Responsibilities include creating and deploying monthly marketing emails, managing campaign timelines, reconciling expenses, maintaining library of mail/email samples for all projects, and more. Ideal applicants should be highly motivated and proactive, have strong project management skills, and possess the ability to multi-task, solid analysis skills and creative thinking abilities.
The New York Public Library.Press Representative.
The New York Public Library is the second largest public library in the United States, with a mission to inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge, and strengthen our communities. They are seeking a Press Representative as part of their media relations team to promote the innovative work that the NYPL does using traditional and social media to publicize programs, exhibitions, staff accomplishments, and NYPL users. Responsibilities include creating and implementing publicity strategies, creative outreach, pitch stories in online, broadcast, and print media, cultivating and maintaining media relationships, serving as a liaison between the Library and the press, and much more. Ideal applicants should have three or more years’ experience in public relations, journalism, or related field, knowledge and experience of online media and social media platforms, excellent communication skills, and demonstrated ability to work quickly and effectively under pressure.