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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants
The New-York Historical Society. Summer Interns. Paid.
The New-York Historical Society, one of America’s pre-eminent cultural institutions, is dedicated to fostering research, presenting history and art exhibitions, and public programs focused on the history of New York City, State, and the nation. Applicants must be students or recent graduates of either college or grad school, able to submit a cover letter, resume, a five to ten page writing sample, and two letters of recommendation. Please see individual descriptions for department-specific requirements.
Gilt Groupe. Summer Internship: Social Media. College Credit.
Gilt is an innovative online shopping destination offering its members special access to the most inspiring merchandise and experiences every day at insider prices. They are seeking an intern to be responsible for content creation for all social channels, assist with research and brainstorming for vendors, and managing the Pinterest page. Applicants should possess attention to detail, be able to work on a team, possess some experience with Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and be preferably pursuing a degree in communications or PR with an interest in social.
Brooklyn Museum. Early Childhood Programs Intern. College Credit.
The Brooklyn Museum is on the oldest and largest art museums in the country, with world-renowned permanent collections ranging from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art. They are seeking an intern for the Early Childhood Programs. Responsibilities include setting up for and cleaning up after classes, assisting families, documenting the program, and more. The successful candidate for this position must have a B.A. or B.F.A. (or a junior or senior in college) in arts administration, museum education, or a related field, have experience working with children, strong oral communication skills, manage tasks efficiently, and have a cheerful, friendly, outgoing disposition.
Sherwin-Williams. Intern- NY Capital District. Paid.
The Sherwin-Williams Company engages in the development, manufacture, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers. They are seeking an intern, offering hands-on experience in a wholesale/retail work environment and can lead to career opportunities in management and professional outside sales. Interns will learn basic store operations, gain management skills, and develop sales techniques and customer service skills. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, be enrolled in college, able to retrieve material from shelves and floor stacks and carry up to 50 pounds, able to operate material handling equipment, and able to tint paint.
The Advertising Research Foundation. Research and Innovation Intern. Stipend.
The Advertising Research Foundation provides leading edge content to their members and evangelizing the leaders that lead that content, across the marketing ecosystem. They are seeking a Research Intern to assist in conducting research and analysis, synthesis of research data, preparing written documents, attend councils and write up impressions and notes. Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills, an affinity for social media, basic math skills, some background in stats or data analysis, familiarity with research, and be motivated.
Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants
Scott’s Pizza Tours. Tourism Company Assistant.
Scott’s Pizza Tours has been running tours of significant NYC Pizzerias since 2008 and has gained acclaim from guests and major media outlets. They are looking for an assistant to the company’s principal. Responsibilities include: database construction, basic bookkeeping, schedule administration, responding to company email, and more. Ideal applicants should be motivated with room to grow into a larger role, possess experience with admin software (Excel, Quickbooks, all Google apps), background in customer service, be able to multi-task, excellent communication skills, and research experience (both online and in libraries/historical societies/museums). Tourism industry experience is a big plus.
Global Health Corps. Communications Fellow.
Global Health Corps is working to build the movement for health equity by mobilizing a global community of emerging leaders. They are currently looking for young communications professionals to participate in their yearlong communications fellowship program. Individuals chosen for the fellowship would work in health-related NGOs and government organizations in Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia from July 2015 through August 2016. Requirements vary depending on the fellowship location and focus, but Global Health Corps are looking for talented individuals from diverse backgrounds for this high-impact position.
Aljazeera. Interview Producer.
Al Jazeera America is an American news channel broadcasting unbiased, fact-based, in-depth journalism that gets you closer to the people at the heart of the news. They are seeking an Interview Producer to be responsible for booking and producing guests. Detailed responsibilities include producing pre-interviews, establishing and maintaining cooperative relationships, coordinating with the program editor and producers, researching suitable guests, and more. Ideal applicants should have experience booking top level guests in a news environment, sound news judgement, strong and clear communication skills, critical problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Michael Kors. Production Assistant.
Michael Kors is a world-renowned, award-winning designer of luxury accessories and ready to wear. They are currently looking for a Production Assistant. Responsibilities include communicating daily with vendors and agents, updating and maintaining costing data, organizing, tracking, and requesting samples, running weekly reports, and more. Ideal applicants should have 1-3 years of production experience in apparel, excellent communication and follow-up skills, multitasking ability, and strong Excel skills. Knowledge of AS400 and PLM systems is helpful.
Jacob Burns Film Center. Film & Media Materials Coordinator/Booth Manager.
The Jacob Burns Film Center is a nonprofit educational and cultural institution dedicated to presenting the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema, promoting 21st century literacy, and making film a vibrant part of the community. They are seeking a Film & Media Materials Coordinator/Booth Manager. Responsibilities include working with the Programmer/Booker to coordinate and ensure films and related materials arrive, review weekly film schedules, consult and collaborate with the TEchnical Director, and more.