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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants


ForbesEarly Action Editorial Internship Program – Summer 2014. Paid., home page for the world’s business leaders and the No. 1 business news source in the world, is among the most trusted resources for senior business executives, providing them the real-time reporting, uncompromising commentary, concise analysis, relevant tools and community they need to succeed at work, profit from investing and have fun with the rewards of winning. Forbes will select a handful of promising young journalists for to participate in the Forbes Editorial Internship Program for the summer of 2014. Duties will include reporting, fact-checking and writing stories, as well as assisting staffers with special projects. Accepted applicants will be assigned to a desk—Wealth, Investing, etc—and will work closely with the corresponding editors. Apply here.


BarrelWeb Operations Intern. Paid. Barrel is a digital agency in New York City. We help businesses and organizations in a number of ways including building websites, designing brand identities, and executing marketing strategies. Barrel is looking for an intern to come and help our Web Operations team for 3 months. This is a paid position and a chance to work on real projects. Current students and recent grads are both welcome to apply. Barrel’s Web Ops team is a unique and quirky crew. They’ll make sure you’re trained and ready to contribute. Barrel is looking for someone who is eager to learn, excited about building awesome websites, and passionate about providing great customer service. They also seeking someone who can fit in with our hard-working, fun-loving culture. Apply here.


PublicStuffDesign Intern. Paid. PublicStuff is a technology start-up that aims to connect people with their local government with the goals of increasing civic participation, accountability, and efficiency in municipalities across the United States. PublicStuff seeks a passionate, talented design intern who is looking to contribute immediately inside a fast-paced team environment. You would own/contribute to our communications efforts (sales sheets, promotional materials, and other visual assets). Depending on bandwidth and performance, you could also work on some user experience projects and other live product needs with our lead designer. Do people always tell you that you’re a “great designer” but an even “more awesome person”? We want you. Need to know: InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Secondary: Fireworks. Apply here.

ShopPRFall Interns. College Credit. ShopPR, a boutique public relations agency in New York City, owned by Lippe Taylor PR. ShopPR is looking for interns for immediate hire. Must be organized, enthusiastic with an attention to detail – PR experience is a plus. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Photoshop are required. Responsibilities include: creating and maintaining media contact lists, scanning and keeping track of placements, keeping product closet organized, managing media library, drafting pitches, assisting with launch events, and participating in brainstorming sessions. Apply here.


Food Bank For New York CitySpecial Events Intern. College Credit. Food Bank For New York City recognizes 30 years as the city’s major hunger-relief organization working to end food poverty throughout the five boroughs. Joining Food Bank For New York City as the Special Events Intern is a great opportunity to gain valuable non-profit event planning experience.  As a member of the events and engagement team, the intern will have the opportunity to play a key role in Food Bank’s event production and engagement strategy. At the end of this internship, the Special Events Intern will have working knowledge of key event skills, including developing production timelines, planning processes, budgeting, and community outreach which he/she will be able to translate into future career opportunities. Apply here.

Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants

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Uncommon goodsJunior Graphic Designer. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in New York City, UncommonGoods is a catalog and online retailer of creatively designed, high-quality products. UncommonGoods is a fast growing ecommerce and catalog retail company. They are currently expanding and looking for a junior designer to work on quarterly catalog layouts, weekly marketing emails, and web graphics. The designer will also be part of their innovation and strategy team where they will have the opportunity to help develop and design larger scale company wide projects. The junior designer will report to a senior designer and work alongside photographers, copywriters, and a tech team in a fast-paced environment—strong communication skills, attention to detail and a great attitude are a must! Apply here.

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Marquee MediaCopy Editor. Marquee Media connects consumers with products and services through content- based advertising. Marquee Media creates sponsored content about products and services, which are viewed by millions of readers each month across our network of vertical-centered web properties and media partners. Marquee Media seek a copy editor to work with clients to create magazine-style articles for use in online publications that promote their products and services to consumers. Work environment is work in an open cubicle-free social environment, allowing ideas, communications, and collaboration to flow freely. Apply here.


ShutterstockPhotographer Relations Representative. With over 25 million images and videos, Shutterstock supports a contributor community of thousands of photographers, videographers, artists and illustrators from around the world. Shutterstock is seeking a Photographer Relations Representative. Responsibilities include: educate photographers and videographers, take ownership of contributor relationships, provide exceptional service, track, communicate, qualify, quantify and study contributor behavior and feedback, maintain and grow expertise in digital photography, videography, and the Shutterstock contributor ecosystem, etc. Must have spoken and written proficiency in English and German, at the native level. Apply here. 

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Bark & CoCrafty + DIY Freelance BarkPost Blogger. Bark & Co is the handiwork of Matt Meeker, Henrik Werdelin (prehype) and Carly Strife. Brought together by their love of all things canine, these three launched Bark & Co’s first product, BarkBox, with little thought as to how popular it was going to be. Bark & Co is looking for a freelance blogger to join our BarkPost team. As a freelance blogger for The BarkPost, you will be responsible for writing crafty + DIY posts related to dogs. Requirements: great understanding of HTML and WordPress, fantastic photography skills, and an understanding of the online DIY and craft community. Apply here.

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Turtle Bay Music School. Development Assistant. Part-time. Since our founding in 1925, Turtle Bay Music School has fostered love and knowledge of music by providing high quality musical instruction and a range of related music programs and activities to motivated students of all ages, backgrounds and levels of ability.Turtle Bay Music School seeks a Development Assistant to provide administrative support for the Director of Development in all aspects of TBMS development. As a member of TBMS’s development team, the Development Assistant will work closely with the Director of Development and Marketing Associate, as well as other TBMS staff, faculty, and Board members to assist in the administration, coordination and implementation of all development activities.This is an hourly position starting at 10 hours per week, with the opportunity for growth and advancement. Apply here.


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