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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants
FindSpark. Marketing & Events Intern. Paid.
FindSpark is a community dedicated to inspiring career optimism in young creatives through education, events, and networking. They are 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. Bonus points if you’ve attended previous FindSpark events, have Photoshop or photography skills, or have experience with Excel, Google Analytics, Hootsuite, or Instagram.
Folica. Web Design Intern. Stipend+College Credit.
Folica is the online shop to find and buy hair products, stocking more than 6000 hair care products from the best-loved brands in the industry. They are looking for a rockstar intern to help design web banners, email campaigns, and other special projects, learn about product photography, and image production. The intern will report to the Web Designer and act as support for the Product Development team. Ideal applicants should: have strong Photoshop skills (HTML, CSS, Flash are pluses), be able to work in a fast-paced environment, possess can-do attitudes, and have interest in hair care and beauty. They need an intern for at least 24 hours per week.
Gameloft. Programming Intern. Paid.
Gameloft is a leading global publisher of digital and social games for all digital platforms, including mobile phones, smartphones, and tablets. They are looking for intern programmers for Winter 2014 and Summer 2015. Gameloft internships include development, writing and debugging code, and integrating graphic, sound, and networking components. Responsibilities include programming in all relevant technical languages, assist in analyzing existing 3D functions in the engine and adapt them so they are compatible with current conventions, support 3D functions and systems, program tools necessary for other interventions, and more. Applicants should have demonstrated interest in games and game development, strong knowledge in C/C++, experience in 3D graphics engine programming, able to program in a methodical and structured manner, good written and verbal communication skills, and strong knowledge of mobile games.
Simon & Schuster. Spring 2015 Internship. College Credit.
Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. They are looking for interns for their Spring 2015 internships, to work a minimum of 16 hours to a maximum of 20 hours per week. Applicants must have strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication skills, leadership, and organizational abilities, maintain a professional appearance, be enthusiastic, and have a demonstrated interest in publishing.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies. Intern, Research + Data Insights. Paid.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies offers senior counsel, insightful research, and strategic communications planning worldwide. They are seeking an intern to assist the Research+Data Insights team in the development, management, and analysis of research programs by helping to execute all phases of projects including questionnaire development, preparation of written reports and presentations, message development and more. They require full-time availability for 3 months. Ideal applicants must have their undergraduate degree, possess strong writing, analytical, and research skills, an interest in policy or public affairs, and familiarity with PowerPoint and experience analyzing data with an understanding of statistics, in addition to polling or market research experience.
Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants
Complex Media Inc. Staff Writer.
Complex Media is the leading provider of style, entertainment, lifestyle, and product content dedicated to emerging trends for young male tastemakers. They are looking for a tech-focused journalist to join the team of SugarString (a digital tech lifestyle magazine exploring how new technologies shape the way we live) as a Staff Writer. Responsibilities include producing daily content for the website, keeping up on the latest news and trends in tech, reporting directly to the Editor in Chief with story pitches, and comfortable conducting insightful in-person and phone interviews. Applicants should have 2-3 years of writing experience with strong interest in the technology space, deep knowledge of latest trends in tech, the ability to write quickly, check facts, and conceptualize unique story angles, possess strong social media presence, and have an understanding of what kinds of headlines and stories achieve organic virality.
Springer. Editorial Assistant.
Springer Science+Business Media is a leading global scientific, technical, and medical publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R&D departments with quality content. They are looking for an Editorial Assistant to correspond with authors/editors, prepare book and journal proposals and contracts, maintain paper and electronic files, analyze incoming calls/email, and more. Applicants must have at least 6 months of office experience, preferably a minimum of 2 years in either science publishing or journal publishing, strong computer skills, excellent written and oral communication, good interpersonal skills, the ability to prioritize work assignments, and act diplomatically in representing Springer.
R/GA. Junior Copywriter.
R/GA is the agency for the connected age, developing products, services, and communications to help grow their clients’ brands and businesses. They are looking for a junior copywriter to learn the copywriter’s craft–how to think conceptually, write engaging copy that aligns with strategic/business goals, and more. Responsibilities include perform tasks associated with content creation, start to concept and collaborate with the creative team, shadow senior colleagues as they present client work and adapt based on feedback, work with producers, and more. Applicants should have an online portfolio, posses some experience in an agency setting, be able to juggle multiple projects, and be curious and passionate about digital media.
GLOW. Junior Social Media Designer.
Glow is an award-winning, digital marketing, and creative agency driving an online evolution that puts consumers first, ensuring they’re engaged and connected, no matter the medium. They are hiring a Junior Social Media Designer to help define and create engaging social content. They are looking for someone that loves the social space to help brainstorm and participate in client meetings to help define the most effective types of content, and in the creation-zone making engaging things–GIFs, Vines, memes, infographics, and more. Applicants should be visually inclined, passionate about social media and aware of design’s role within it, able to work within tight deadlines, an avid TV watcher and consumer of content, a good communicator and collaborator, and passionate.
CSA (Carbone Smolan Agency). Project Manager.
Carbone Smolan Agency has crafted identity and design systems for 35 years, helping brands to communicate effectively and embrace new technology along the way. They are seeking a Project Manager to provide leadership in collaboration with a creative lead for websites, environmental graphics, identity design, and full-scale branding and communications systems. Ideal applicants should have 3-5 years of project management experience in a related field, experience preparing proposals and budgets, managed client relationships, developed strategy and/or editorial with a creative team, and Mac literate with proficiency in Adobe Suite. Passionate, positive attitudes are a must.