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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants
F. B. Heron Foundation. Web Content Intern Winter/Spring 2015. Paid.
The F. B. Heron Foundation, established in 1992, has a mission to help people help themselves out of poverty and works toward it through a strategy of employment and economic opportunity in the United States. Duties include: creating web content, providing project management and research support, consistently engaging and building their audience on social media, and supporting the Communication team administratively. They are looking for someone passionate, professional, and intelligent, with flexible thinking and creativity–someone who wants to put their communication skills toward joining them in completely changing the way the economy works. Ideally, the candidate is a jack-of-all trades with a natural enthusiasm for learning and strong writing, editing, researching, and social media skills. An interest in social investing, poverty and inequality, economics, and the job market along with fluency in HTML, graphic design, or audio/video editing software are preferred.
Freedom House. Publications and Research Intern. College Credit.
Freedom House promotes the spread of freedom and democracy around the world through research, advocacy, and programs that support frontline activists. They are looking for a Research Intern to conduct internet research on relevant topics, prepare summaries of materials, proofread and edit documents, assist with the development of presentation accuracy, and more. Candidates should possess strong ability to communicate effectively in English, familiarity with MS Office, demonstrated experience conducting internet research, strong ability to ask questions, learn, and work in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality. Interns must be enrolled in an accredited college or university.
Barneys New York. Digital Intern – The Window, Spring 2015. College Credit.
Barneys New York, the world’s leading luxury retailer, is committed to providing the best of everything: merchandise, customer service, and innovative people. They are seeking an enthusiastic and qualified Digital Intern for their editorial content site, The Window. Interns will gain experience interviewing fashion industry leaders, writing short and persuasive copy, working closely with a small editorial team, exposure to Barneys designers, and covering a multitude of projects and events. Ideal candidates should have previous editorial experience including writing, reporting, research, social media, or fashion journalism. Communications, English, and Journalism majors are preferred and previous experience using CMS or overall digital savvy are pluses. Must be able to work at least 15 hours a week.
Starz. Publicity Intern – Spring. Paid.
Starz is a leading integrated global media and entertainment company that provides premium subscription video programming on U.S. pay television channels, global content distribution, and animated television and movie production. They are seeking publicity interns to assist the team in all aspects of publicity campaigns for upcoming shows. Duties include creating daily clip reports, sending and tracking press materials, maintaining contact lists, staffing and supporting events as needed, and researching competitive programming along with other projects. Applicants must be currently enrolled students at an accredited college/university (including graduate level) with a strong semester grade point average, possess previous experience with agency or studio publicity departments, able to work on a team, and possess computer program knowledge (i.e., MS Office, Photoshop, Cision). Leadership/involvement on campus or extracurricular activities preferred.
Team Epiphany. Winter Intern. Paid.
Team Epiphany is a brand solutions agency that forges relationships to engender trust and provides a holistic approach to consumer engagement. They are looking for a Winter Intern to assist with account work, daily online research, event assistance, contribute creative ideas, and more. Intern applicants should have excellent computer skills and communication skills, strong writing skills, able to work with a team, be extremely organized, and have a positive attitude and sense of humor.
Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants
Hinge. Creative Content Producer/Designer.
Hinge is creating the “Facebook for Dating” by creating an experience that mirrors meeting through friends. They are looking for a photographer / video producer to drive digital content creation and production. Responsibilities include pairing with the marketing team to conceptualize campaigns, developing creative digital assets for the Hinge brand, slice and dice assets for a variety of media channels, including email and social, and more. Ideal applicants should have experience with photography, video, and editing in a professional environment, have a sense of humor and know how to communicate it visually, and an eye for visual hierarchy and layouts. Experience in content creation for web/mobile products or start-ups, or motion graphics are pluses.
Domani Studios. Interactive Art Director.
Domani Studios, a studio founded in 2001, helps brands leverage technology to express themselves and connect with consumers. They are looking for a talented Interactive Art Director to join their A-team of producers, designers, and developers. The Art Director will get their hands dirty strategizing, designing, and championing interactive solutions for various rich media interfaces, including robust applications, banners, and websites, across a wide range of industries. Ideal applicants should possess: the ability to successfully concept and design for a range of interactive mediums and client types, an understanding of interactive design principles, experience working closely with development and production teams, serious desire to produce award-winning creative, and mastery of Adobe Design Suite. Bonus points for 3D and motion graphics experience.
Guildford Press. Junior Marketing Project Manager.
Guilford Press, founded in 1973, has built an international reputation as a publisher of books, periodicals, software, and DVDs in mental health, education, geography, and the social and behavioral sciences. They are seeking a talented, detail-oriented, and creative marketing professional to join their team as a Junior Marketing Project Manager. reporting to the Assistant Marketing Director. Responsibilities include creating print marketing brochures and postcards, completing print advertising, flyers, cards, and inserts, performing market research, and handling outreach to special markets. Candidates should have exceptional verbal and written communication skills, a team-player attitude, outstanding computer and organizational skills, the ability to proofread, edit, and coordinate tasks with accuracy and promptness, a minimum of one to two years’ experience in book publishing. Exhibit and conference travel required.
LivePerson. Junior Front-end Web Developer.
LivePerson is an online marketing, web analytics, and expert advice company driving conversions and customer connections. They are seeking a talented Web Developer, who exemplifies their core values by taking ownership of their assignments and is helpful to others by offering coding solutions that go beyond the request and improve the user experience. Ideal applicants should have a minimum of 1 year of web development experience, experience with Drupal 7 modules and responsive web development, an eye for efficiency, security, and standards, strong communication skills, and be comfortable communicating with, presenting to, and taking input from a variety of people, including senior management. Working experience with Photoshop useful and familiarity with Drupal CMS is preferred.
French Institute Alliance Française. Marketing Coordinator for the Language Center.
The French Institute Alliance Française is a non-profit organization that promotes and enhances the knowledge and appreciation of French and Francophone culture, the French language, and French programs in education and the arts. They are seeking a highly-organized, self-motivated Marketing Coordinator to work with the VP of Marketing & Communications. Responsibilities include: working with the VP to devise and implement new strategies, oversee the design process of marketing print materials, write and edit copy, track and analyze progress in session registrations, and more. Ideal applicants should have exceptional writing and editing skills, strong project management skills, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks, available to attend occasional evening events, and strong communication skills. 3+ years demonstrated professional growth in marketing or related field, experience in academic environment or new client acquisition, and/or knowledge of French are all preferable.