Creative Internship & Job Opportunities: Earth Day NY, Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt & More

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5 Internships that Need Amazing Applicants


 Earth Day New York.
 Social Media/Web Intern. February to April. Unpaid. Intern will assist us in publicizing our events and initiatives and fostering an online community. The intern will work with our staff and volunteers to develop our online presence and increase public participation in our activities through use of social media. The intern should be comfortable with various online media tools, have an interest in environmental issues. Apply here.


Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.
Spring Social Media Intern. Unpaid. The only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to historic, and contemporary design. Duties: assist with the development and maintenance of a professional social networking site for NYC arts instructors. Apply here

Emmis Communications (Hot 97 & 98.7 Kiss FM).
Spring Video/Digital Web Intern. Unpaid, but course credit is available. Duties: general office duties, graphic design, video shooting, editing, website development, and learning day-to-day operations of the radio business. Video editing experience with Final Cut a plus! Apply here.

TriBeCa Film Festival. Spring Intern. Unpaid. Duties: Assist the Programming Department and staff members with various administrative duties and miscellaneous projects including film, and film industry research. Responsibilities will increase as the festival approaches. Interns must be available to participate during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival to be held from April 18th to April 29th. Apply here.

Newsweek Daily Beast (Newsweek Magazine). 
Spring Editorial Intern. Unpaid. Duties: Interns will work in the New York headquarters, where they will learn to report and write stories, assist with research, and participate in the process for the weekly close of the magazine and the website. Apply here.

5 Entry Level Jobs that Need Amazing Applicants


Reader’s Digest.  Online Editorial Assistant. The award-winning magazine, Reader’s Digest, is seeking an online editorial assistant for its content creation team at Reader’s Digest magazine and its digital products, including its web site, Set in a fun, fast-paced office, the editorial assistant will work closely with both online and magazine staff to generate content for, both on an ongoing basis and for special projects and new digital initiatives. Apply here.


Henry Holt and Company.Publicity Assistant. In addition to administrative tasks, this assistant will occasionally help his or her two supervisors by pitching mid-tier media for higher profile books/authors and execute complete publicity campaigns for a handful of mid-list books under the guidance and direction of the supervisors. Apply here.

Payless Shoesource. Design Assistant. This position is responsible for assisting in the creative interpretation of project briefs from the Buying group.  The Design Assistant will provide support to the Designer in the creative vision for the design of a category, gender and / or brands of products sold by Payless.  Apply here.

Club Monaco.
Social Media Manager. Duties: Define and implement unified social programs and strategies to increase brand awareness, build buzz and audience. Apply here.

Columbia Artists Management.
Administrative and Production Assistant. CAMI seeks an Administrative and Production Assistant, with a passion for the performing arts, to support an active roster of the world’s leading performing artists, attractions and touring ensembles.  Prior administrative experience is essential, as well as a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree relating to the field. Apply here.

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