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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants
Stella & Dot. PR Intern. Paid.
Stella & Dot is a boutique-style jewelry and accessories company reinventing the home-based business opportunity for the modern woman through its social shopping business platform. They are looking for a public relations intern to assist the team and provide support. Responsibilities include managing press and celebrity requests, monitoring daily news reports, coordinating visual displays and product needs, and other duties. Applicants must have experience working in a public relations capacity, excellent communication skills, excellent attention to detail, willingness to learn, and an energetic style in a fast-paced environment. Experience in the jewelry and/or accessories industry is a plus.
Brooklyn Academy of Music. BAM Spring Internship Program. Paid.
Brooklyn Academy of Music is a multi-arts center located in Brooklyn, showcasing the work of emerging artists and innovative modern masters. They are seeking interns for their internship program to provide logistical support, assist in projects, work alongside experienced arts administration professionals, and learn the fundamentals of working at a cultural institution in addition to participating in brown bag lunches and gaining access to BAM performances and films. Applicants should have experience with MS Office, Tessitura or database applications, excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, be reliable and self-motivated, and an interest in working in the arts.
DirecTV. Social Media Marketing Intern. Paid.
DirecTV is the world’s leading provider of digital television entertainment services, providing service to roughly 20 million customers in the United States alone. They are seeking a social media marketing intern to generate positive brand sentiment and manage marketing initiatives, including executing social media marketing campaigns, managing campaigns to increase fan growth, create and publish engaging content across social media sites, and other duties. Applicants must have in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and how they can be deployed, passion for entertainment, knowledge of blogging ecosystem relevant to the entertainment industry, the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment, and superior written and verbal communication skills.
Planned Parenthood. Summer Internship Program. Paid.
Planned Parenthood is a trusted healthcare provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner, delivering vital reproductive health care, sex education and information to millions worldwide. They are looking for summer interns to fulfill a ten-week program for 35 hours per week. Applicants should have a profound interest in sexual and reproductive health and rights, and able to demonstrate sensitivity to and appreciation for cultural differences while working with a multicultural workforce. Candidates must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program or be a recent grad, possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and customer service skills, have working knowledge of MS Office and database applications, and commit to the mission of Planned Parenthood.
Brooklyn Public Library. Ready, Set, Kindergarten! Program Intern. Stipend.
The Brooklyn Public Library serves Brooklyn’s 2.5 million residents and is the fifth-largest library system in the nation. They are seeking interns for their storytime program to provide a six-session series of preschool programs in designated BPL branches on specific dates starting in March 2015. Interns must use the RSK curriculum to plan and conduct storytime programs, share picture books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and developmentally appropriate arts and craft activities, share tips and information with parents and caregivers, and other duties. Ideal applicants must have their bachelor’s degree, experience leading programs with 3-5 year olds, knowledge of early childhood development and children’s literature, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the flexibility and willingness to travel. Fluency in Spanish, Haitian Creole, Cantonese, Mandarin, Bengali, Urdu, Polish, or Russian is a plus.
Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants
Urban Compass. Designer.
Urban Compass is a real estate platform that empowers agents and clients to collaborate on a home search that is not only smart, but enjoyable. They are seeking a Designer to join their team, responsible for bringing their product to life and engaging audiences through visual storytelling, with a keen eye for simple, beautiful design to build marketing campaigns, advertising print materials, and communicate the brand vision. Ideal applicants should have full knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, be able to take a project from ideation to completion, possess a diverse portfolio and a strong, clean visual design sense, and have the ability to communicate and collaborate across teams.
Rockwell Group. Studio Coordinator.
Rockwell Group is an innovative design firm that crafts a unique narrative for each project through the intersection of theater and architecture. They are seeking a Studio Coordinator for a fast-paced creative environment. Responsibilities include scheduling, arranging travel, project tracking, and acting as liaison to company staff and clients. Ideal applicants must have superb communication and organizational skills, be discreet and a self starter, have a sense of humor, energetic, and flexible. Knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping and Deltek Vision preferred.
Creative Time. Communications Assistant.
Creative Time presents the most innovative art in the public realm, initiating a dynamic conversation among artists, sites, and audiences. They are looking for a Communications Assistant to assist the Director of Marketing and Communications by coordinating the department calendar, providing administrative support, maintaining a clean and intuitive file system, assisting in drafting fact sheets, press materials, and other content, and coordinating between departments. Ideal applicants must be highly organized and motivated team player, have strong writing, interpersonal, email, and time management skills, committed to accuracy and detail, and the willingness to work with guidance. Relevant experience in public relations or media is a must.
Novo Arts Inc. Art Consultant/ Project Manager.
Novo Arts works with clients to research their perfect design and concept that communicates their message. Responsibilities include developing new clientele and fostering existing client relations, managing projects from beginning to end, including drafting proposals, creating spreadsheets, selecting images, contacting vendors, and overseeing production and delivery. Applicants must be proficient in MS Office, FileMaker Pro, and Adobe Creative Suite, must be detail-oriented and able to multitask, and have excellent communication skills. An art history/studio art background is preferred and experience with business administrative processes and proposal development are a plus.
Lower East Side Tenement Museum. Evening Events Assistant.
The Tenement Museum preserves and interprets the history of immigration through the personal experiences of the generations of newcomers who settled in and built lives on the Lower East Side. They are looking for an assistant for the Manager of Evening Events with programs occurring after 5pm. Responsibilities include setting up event space, preparing food, acting as host, cleaning up space, coordinating multiple programs, learning and leading tours, managing and organizing museum calendars and event forms, and other duties. Ideal applicants should have at least 2 years of event production experience, excellent organizational and communication skills, excellent judgment and critical thinking skills, demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, and able to respond to emergencies in a calm and efficient manner.