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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants
Red Light PR. Intern. College Credit.
Red Light PR is a full-service public relations firm, specializing in fashion publicity, product placement, strategic branding, and events. They are looking for an intern to assist stylists, celebrities, and editors, track clothing items, update databases, write press materials, and more. Applicants should be a junior or senior in college with a 3.0 GPA or higher, be proficient in MS Office, and have excellent writing and communication skills. They must be available for a minimum of 18 hours a week and able to provide writing samples.
The New York Mets. Guest Experience Intern. Paid.
The New York Mets is a world-class sports and media-entertainment company in Flushing. They are seeking interns to assist the Guest Experience department, including assisting with administrative support, project-based support, and real-time support. Interns will work approximately 35-40 hours per week, must be graduating December or January or a recent graduate, able to provide own transportation to and from work, and available for the duration of the internship.
Jonathan Adler. Product Design Intern (Hard/Soft Home). College Credit.
Jonathan Adler is a ceramics and home furnishings company and design brand, offering decorative objects, tabletop collections, and more. They are seeking a graphic design intern to assist the design team with development, help to maintain the reference library, assemble cohesive design presentations, and more. Familiarity with the brand, strong Illustrator skills, and a go-get-em attitude are required.
Arts & Business Council of New York. Multicultural Intern Program. Stipend.
The Arts & Business Council of New York helps to develop creative partnerships between the arts and business communities in New York. They are looking for undergraduate students to participate in their internship program, to gain hands-on experience in arts management, gain mentors, and assist in a variety of departments, from marketing, to development and fundraising, to community outreach. The internship is 10 weeks with a New York City arts organization and participating students come from across the country and from a variety of personal and academic backgrounds.
Artists for Peace and Justice. Graphic Design Intern. Stipend + College Credit.
Artists for Peace and Justice is a non-profit organization that supports communities in Haiti through programs in education, healthcare, and dignity through the arts. They are seeking a passionate graphic design intern to assist in beautiful and informative print and digital design projects including marketing materials, collateral for special events, assist with production of graphic assets, and other projects. Applicants must be passionate about design and the goals of APJ, be a current college student or recent graduate, extremely organized and detail-oriented, a team player, proven ability to follow direction but willingness to provide original input and ideas, and proficient with Adobe Creative Suite. Web design and coding experience a plus.
Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants
Pencils of Promise. UX Creative Designer.
Pencils of Promise is an international education non-profit organization that believes every child should have access to quality education and creates communities around the common goal of education for all. They are looking for a UX Creative Designer to be responsible for designing and wireframing websites, developing and designing creative for their digital and online presence, curating and testing the existing website, among other tasks. Applicants should have 3-5 years of relevant UX and design experience, demonstrated experience with sketching, wireframing, and responsive design, be proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, possess a strong, clean design eye and attention to detail, in addition to top-notch communication and organization skills. Experience in front-end development, basic programming languages, photography and videography skills, and experience in print design and export knowledge are all pluses.
Reader’s Digest. Advertising Sales Assistant.
Reader’s Digest Association is a global media and direct marketing company that educates, entertains, and connects consumers around the world with products and services from trusted brands. They are seeking an Advertising Sales Assistant to prepare sales proposals, manage the database, and administrative tasks for the Family Handyman/Haven Home Media Sales team. Applicants must have two years of administrative sales assistant experience, demonstrated capability and commitment to managing multiple deadlines, strong written and oral communication skills, able to be flexible and work independently, and excellent computer skills.
Tough Mudder Inc. Community Relations Associate.
Tough Mudder organizes 10+ mile obstacle courses to test all-round toughness, strength, and stamina. They are looking for a Community Relations Associate to coordinate and support the Community and Venues team and will report directly to the Director of Community Relations. Responsibilities include coordinating economic/community impact surveys, analyzing economic impact results, manage venue invoicing and payments, research initiatives and grant opportunities, and further duties. Applicants should be team players with strong attention to detail, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to thrive in a fast-paced environment, and have superior critical thinking skills. 1-3 years of work experience is preferred and successful candidates must have their driver’s license.
The Economist Group. Digital Marketing Coordinator.
The Economist is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs, including The Economist, a weekly newspaper. They are looking for a digital marketing associate to join the circulation acquisition marketing team, to work closely with the digital acquisition specialist, develop promotion briefs and campaign reports, set up and publish order pages, compile a monthly update of all activity and results, and more. Applicants must have 1-2 years of experience in online and digital media, demonstrated experience in mobile advertising, email marketing, or SEO, familiarity with online business models, knowledgeable about new tech, app markets, and social media, efficient project management, and the ability to be highly organized and work in a fast-paced environment.
Lions Festivals. Talent & Training Operations Coordinator.
Lions Festivals are the world’s greatest celebrations of creative communications, where the global creative industries come together to meet and find inspiration, including the Cannes Lions, Lions Health, Eurobest, and more. They are looking for a Talent and Training Operations Coordinator to report to the Talent and Training Executive. Responsibilities include liaising with the official festival representatives, cross-checking with contestants, ensuring the speakers portal is up to date, responding to queries, and other duties. Applicants must have: 1-2 years of experience in event management, including onsite, the ability to learn new systems, familiarity with computers, and exceptional attention to detail and customer service skills. Preferable: experience working on an international event and knowledge of the advertising and communications industry.