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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants
Harry’s. Intern. Paid.
Harry’s started with one simple belief: everyone deserves a great shave at a fair price. They are looking for an intern to assist with the ins and outs of business operations and getting hands-on experience for everything from business development, to marketing, and product development. Intern projects may include analyzing new products, conducting market research, helping with focus groups, assisting in photo shoots, and creating and executing social media content. Ideal candidates should be energetic, patient, able to build rapport easily, and possess a go-getter attitude, a strong work ethic, a willingness to work on various projects, and a general awesomeness and sense of humor.
Grey. 2015 Summer Intern. Paid.
Grey Group ranks among the world’s top advertising and marketing organizations, as part of WPP. They are offering internships in Account Management, Creative, New Business, Digital Strategy, Music, Production, and others. The 2015 Summer Internship is a unique ten-week opportunity to gain hands-on experience in one of their dynamic departments. Candidates will have the opportunity to assist teams on a variety of projects and interact with world-class professionals who are experts in their chosen fields, and includes weekly seminars designed to give a well-rounded view of advertising and being at an agency. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a BA program as a junior or senior, have proven communication skills, demonstrated relationship-building and problem-solving skills, and demonstrated passion for the industry.
The Daily Beast. Social Media Intern. Paid.
The Daily Beast, founded in 2008, is curated to avoid information overload and dedicated to breaking news and sharp commentary. They are seeking a dependable, self-motivated, and inquisitive intern to join their Social Media team. Duties include assisting with day-to-day management of official accounts, help create a social media content calendar, strategize reader engagement opportunities, manage social media partnerships, and track analytics. Applicants should be detail-oriented, enrolled students with a strong interest in social media, pop culture, and current events. Candidates with an interest/experience in social media and community management are encouraged to apply.
Rooftop Films. Spring Festival Intern. Paid.
Rooftop Films is a non-profit organization whose mission is to engage and inspire diverse communities by showing underground movies in unique outdoor locations, producing new films, teaching filmmaking, and more. They are looking for an intern to track and request new independent films, contact and correspond with filmmakers, organize off-season film screenings, organize and maintain film databases, participate in fundraising and grant work, and other duties. Ideal candidates should have experience working with MS Office (particularly Excel), have excellent organizational and communication skills, and an enthusiasm for film criticism and/or curation. Experience with Filemaker, HTML, design programs, or video editing software are pluses.
Skilledup. Reporting and Writing Intern. Paid.
SkilledUp works to transform education–how it’s delivered, how much it costs, and how quickly it helps people to get to a career they love. They are looking for candidates who are pursuing a career as online journalists to report and write articles about online education, learning new skills, and developing careers, working with their graphic designer, community managers, and public relations specialists. Successful candidates must be familiar with AP style, want to experiment with multi-platform storytelling techniques, able to work at the SkilledUp office in midtown Manhattan, and able to commit to 3 to 6 months for 20 to 40 hours per week. Following the internship, there is a possibility for full-time employment.
Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants
Avon is an iconic global beauty company with breakthrough beauty products in skin care, color cosmetics, fragrance and personal care, along with fashion and home. Responsibilities include developing communication, promotional copy, marketing for new product launches, training materials, copywriting, and other duties. Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years of experience writing for sales, B2B, promotions, beauty and women, possess a highly collaborative working style, proven experience in digital content creation, have a professional portfolio demonstrating experience, and strong copyediting skills. Direct selling or sales force motivation experience a plus.
Victoria’s Secret. Assistant Designer.
Victoria’s Secret is an iconic specialty retail brand that includes intimate apparel, fashion-inspired collections, sleepwear, and fragrances. They are seeking an Assistant Designer to assist in the creation of brand-right, commercial designs, develop seasonal products, deliver design sketches, adapt designs based on feedback, and other duties. Applicants should have exceptional talent with a commercial eye for fashion, be collaborative, highly-motivated, passionate, flexible, and a creative problem solver.
Animal Planet. Talent & Publicity Coordinator.
Animal Planet is part of Discovery, which is dedicated to satisfying curiosity, engaging and entertaining viewers with high-quality content on worldwide television networks. They are looking for a Talent & Publicity Coordinator to support the Senior Director of Talent Management and reporting to the Senior Publicist. Duties include providing administrative and project support, maintaining and developing press lists, distributing and formatting news releases, tracking press coverage, and more. Candidates should have 1 to 2 years of experience in publicity, talent management, administrative and event management, strong written and verbal communication skills, experience managing needs of VIPs, excellent interpersonal skills and diplomacy, must contribute to and thrive in high energy, deadline-driven environment, and be willing to travel.
Environmental Defense Fund. Development Assistant.
Environmental Defense Fund, founded in 1967, focuses on strong science, uncommon partnerships, and market-based approaches and is wehre polictymakers and business leaders turn for win-win solutions. They are seeking a Development Assistant to serve as a conatc between the program staff and regional development staff, as well as donors. Responsibilities include drafting correspondence, edit and proofread reports and spreadsheets, manage donor portfolios, maintain schedules, coordinate travel arrangements, and other duties. Applicants should have 1-2 years of experience in development/fundraising are required, strong administrative skills, excellent writing and proofreading skills, able to oversee details of complex projects, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Princeton Architectural Press. Freelance Copyeditors and Proofreaders.
Princeton Architectural Press is a world leader in architecture and design publishing. They are seeking freelance copyeditors and proofreaders with experience in architecture, architecture history, landscape architecture, urbanism, or experience in graphic design. Preference will be given to those who have taken continuing education classes in copyediting or proofreading, a degree in English, and working knowledge of their titles.