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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants
MKG. Summer Intern. College Credit.
MKG is a highly creative, experiential marketing agency working with some of the world’s biggest brands. They are looking for interns in the areas of marketing, event production, account management, and new business. Duties may include supporting agency’s social media marketing efforts, investigating/researching new marketing initiatives, conducting vendor research, and more. Candidates should be innovative, detail-oriented, and dedicated, with strong communication skills. These positions are ideal for current students seeking college credit and recent grads looking for experience in the fields of marketing strategy and event production.
Flightpath. Web Production Internship. Paid.
Flightpath is a creative digital agency located in NYC. They have internships available for the Web Production Associate role to do quality assurance testing for client websites and projects, general page production, advanced HTML coding compliant with detailed specifications. Ideal applicants should have general web production skills, basic knowledge of MS Office applications, the ability to accomplish multiple tasks on a number of concurrent projects, strong writing, communication, and informational research skills, be exceptionally well-organized, detail-oriented, and creative. Proficiency with Photoshop, Image Ready, Illustrator, and/or Flash.
High 5 Games. Summer – 2015 Art Internship. Paid.
High 5 Games is the premier content creator for the casino industry. They are looking for an art intern to create designs, design theory and application for multiplatform products and games, create compelling content, complete tasks in a time-sensitive matter, work on a feature from initial design to product release, and more. Ideal applicants should have a background in digital illustration and design, have strong communication skills and be extremely self-motivated, be proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator, be organized, be able to manage and navigate file structures. Knowledge of After Effects and Flash are pluses.
Blue Man Productions. Video Studio Internship. Stipend.
Blue Man Productions, best known for their theatrical production Blue Man Group, is looking for a video intern to assist the department with all phases of video production, convert project files, participate in department meetings, assist in shooting, editing, and post-production, and more. The ideal candidate must have a working knowledge of Final Cut Pro 7, Premier Pro, After Effects, and Photoshop, familiar and comfortable operating cameras, basic lighting, and sound equipment.
Success Academy Charter Schools. Photography Intern. Paid.
Success Academy Charter Schools are dedicated to academic excellence, character development, and extracurricular achievement. They are seeking an ambitious Photography Intern to be responsible for capturing photos to be used throughout the schools and network. Responsibilities include supporting the marketing team, traveling to schools to capture classroom learning, field trips, and other school events, assisting with staff photography, and more. Ideal candidates should have a portfolio of work, experience editing photos, a photojournalistic approach, excellent communication skills, the ability to work well with school-age children and school staff, strong organization skills, passion for education reform and the belief that every child can be successful.
Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants
Livestream. Live Video Support.
Livestream is the leading provider for real-time event coverage. They are looking for an individual to fill their Live Video Support position to work with account managers and the in-house Production team to support live events, update and improve documentation for hardware and software products, work closely with in-house developers, designers, and content development staff, and influence the product roadmap by gathering feedback from customers. Ideal applicants should have hands-on experience, understanding, and knowledge of video production, customer service skills, demonstrated job stability, solid computer, grammar, typing, and multi-tasking skills, strong attention to detail, time-management and decision-making skills, must be comfortable and confident speaking on the phone, and must be able to work nights and weekends.
Kettle. Digital Copywriter.
Kettle is a growing digital agency focused on finding great people to deliver fantastic interactive products, and has worked with clients including American Express, Sesame Street, McGraw-Hill, The New Museum, YouTube, and more. They are looking for a digital copywriter to provide the voice for cutting-edge products. This seasoned writer should be equally comfortable tackling all screens of a web property, from legal footers to error messages, delivering on tone and message across all points. A background in community building and social networks is desirable.
Avery Dennison. Graphic Designer.
Avery Dennison is a global leader in labeling and packaging materials and solutions. They are seeking a Graphic Designer to join a team of designers responsible for brand building to conduct brand design, redesign, and market insights, work with Creative Managers and Director, ensure accurate interpretation of customer design briefs, take ownership for design projects, partner with other team members, support presentations team on customer seasonal trim briefs, and more. Ideal applications should have 2+ years of experience, be efficient on the Mac platform, medium level of PC proficiency required, high degree of visual attention and accuracy skills to read, interpret, apply, and utilize colors, details, font sizes, label sizes. Photography skills are a huge plus.
Propoint. Motion Graphics Designer.
Propoint specializes in providing unique visual digital communications solutions to companies of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 500s. They are seeing a highly talented in-house Motion Graphics Designer to join their awesome team. The designer will successfully merge design and technology to create thrilling, dynamic, user-centered motion solutions, play an integral role within their fast-paced team to deliver projects with creativity and technical knowledge. Ideal applicants should have several years of motion graphics experience with an awesome portfolio, exceptional technical and software skills, have amazing storyteller capabilities, impressive ability to successfully collaborate with a wide range of internal and external teams.
Century 21. Public Relations Coordinator.
Century 21 Department Store is legendary for its exceptional offering of designer label and brand name merchandise. They are looking for a passionate and outside the box thinking PR coordinator. Responsibilities include establishing and cultivating strong relationships, assisting in drafting and preparing pitches, press events, special in-store promotions, and more. Applicants should have 1-2 years of public relations experience, be proficient in all MS Office programs, have contacts in traditional and digital media, and be a go-getter with a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude.