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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants
Bossa Digital. Interactive Design Intern. Paid.
Bossa is a digital agency, creating websites, apps, social media or integrated campaigns with an eye for design, a mind for innovation, and a hand in R&D and prototyping. They are looking for innovative and eager young minds for their intern position. This is an excellent opportunity to learn from and work with a great team of creatives, designers, developers and producers. Ideal applicants should have strong conceptual thinking–visual and interactive, an eye for detail, color, and typography, experience with Photoshop and Illustrator, and a positive attitude and team contributor. Experience with After Effects, 3D, and others is a plus and please do not apply without a portfolio.
Disney-ABC. ABC Sales Creative Services Intern — Print Graphics. Paid.
The Disney ABC Television Group is home to The Walt Disney Company’s worldwide entertainment and news television properties, with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. ABC Creative Services supports the sales team as well as the Disney-ABC Television Group and is currently seeking an intern to be responsible for assisting graphic design and production needs, reporting to the Production Manager for ABC Creative Services. The intern will collaborate with the Production Manager to develop art design and assist with overall graphics needs, provide assistance in the creation of marketing and promotional assets, and assist with archiving design files. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is necessary and some background in brand design and print.
20th Century Fox-NYC. Fox New York City Intern – Spring 2015. Paid.
20th Century Fox is the world’s premier portfolio of cable, broadcast, film, pay TV, and satellite assets, and they are currently seeking interns for their Spring 2015 program in New York City. New York City internships include the following divisions: 20th Century Fox (film studio), Fox Broadcasting, Fox Searchlight, and Fox Sports. Departments offering internships include Journalism, Marketing, Music, Television Production, and Publicity. Interns will have the chance to participate in real-world projects, which provide valuable work experience and leadership skills. Applicants must be currently enrolled students (undergrad or graduate) and able to work in New York City from January 2015 to April 2015. Previous office and internship experience preferred.
Radio One – HelloBeautiful. Editorial Intern/Fellow. Paid.
Radio One is an urban-oriented, multi-media company that primarily targets African-American and urban consumers, and HelloBeautiful is one of their online outlets featuring celebrity gossip, relationship advice, and beauty tips for African-American women. The editorial intern/fellow will have the opportunity to spot stories, write headlines, pursue research and reporting, monitor breaking news and identify viral stories, running social media accounts, and more. They are looking for a very strong writer who is capable of pulling together information from multiple sources for editors. Ideal applicants should be a recent college grad, able to receive constructive criticism professionally and apply feedback, creative and confident in perspective and ideas, possess meticulous dedication to detail and the ability to multitask, and be an enthusiastic motivator with a passion for and working knowledge of African-American female lifestyle content and the Internet. Knowledge of HTML/WordPress preferred.
Proper Cloth. Operations Intern. Paid.
Proper Cloth is an emerging menswear brand changing the way men buy dress shirts, and has been featured in GQ, Financial Times, Esquire, Men’s Journal, and The New York Times. They are looking for an intern to help out with daily operations, working closely with the entire Proper Cloth team, learning about retail sales, operations, customer service, and product design. Responsibilities include preparing sample orders, ensuring the showroom is organized, shipping items to international customers, and more. Ideal applicants should be detail-oriented and organized, reliable, have a positive, energetic attitude, and an interest in menswear or entrepreneurship. This internship is for college students or recent grads.
Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants
New York Foundation for the Arts. Program Associate, Online Resources.
The New York Foundation for the Arts Source is the nation’s largest online arts database, providing thousands of resources, opportunities, and services for individual artists working in all disciplines. They are looking for a Program Associate to evaluate and update organization and program information in the database, research new opportunities, awards, and services nationwide and internationally, assess opportunities in database, provide live assistance and advice to artists via email and phone, contribute interviews/essays for the NYFA website and blog on a quarterly basis or as needed, and more. Applicants should have at least 3 years of relevant work experience, excellent computer skills (MS Office required; HTML and Photoshop skills preferred), thorough knowledge of the arts and professional development topics and trends, work well collaboratively and independently with minimum errors, be detail-oriented with strong writing skills and polite phone skills.
YouVisit is a fast growing tech company specializing in virtual visits. They are looking for a skilled photographer with a high-end DSLR who is comfortable with high-end camera equipment to help create a user experience second only to a physical visit. Responsibilities include travel to colleges, universities, and other destinations to produce compelling photography, process photos quickly and use it to build virtual tours, work closely with members of partner schools, and work closely with colleagues to develop new products and improve existing ones. The ideal candidate is someone who eats, sleeps, and breathes photography; someone with high technical proficiencies, and one who is a disciplined technician who can help solve the problems of a growing business.
Geneva Watch Group. Product Developer/Merchandiser.
Geneva Watch Group is a global leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of digital and analog watches and clocks. They are looking for a Product Developer and Merchandiser to report to the Senior VP of Product Development and to be responsible for communicating daily with distributors, brand management, and the sales team. Responsibilities include initiating and implementing strategic product lines and roll outs, work with domestic and overseas design and development teams, and more. Applicants should have 2-5 years experience working in product development, must have strong analytical skills, understand trends, possess effective presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills, able to multi-task and give direction in a team environment, and able to use MS Office, Photoshop, Elements 4.0, and InDesign. Domestic and international travel are required.
Whitney Museum of American Art. Administrative Assistant, Visitor Experience.
The Whitney Museum of American Art is a New York City art museum with a focus on 20th and 21st century American art. They are looking for an administrative assistant to report to the Director of Visitor Experience, managing administration service for the visitor experience department. Responsibilities include ensuring effective and efficient systems and processes are in place to smoothly run the department, coordinate and produce staff scheduling, act as the main point of contact for front-of-house staff, and more. Applicants should have a B.A. (arts/hospitality background preferred), 2 years of administrative experience, strong administrative and organizational skills, superior oral and written communication skills, and working experience with MS Office.
Paddle8. Junior Designer.
Paddle8 is an online auction house focused on fine art, design objects, and collectibles. They are looking for a junior visual designer to help create the next version of their platforms. The junior designer will maintain image quality across their sites, create sale-specific imagery and marketing materials, collaborate with product/design leads, and more. Ideal applicants should have a strong visual design aesthetic, experience with image production software, an interest in the nuances of the art world, thoughts about edge cases and unexpected user actions, and 1-2 years of experience at an agency or product-focused companies.