NY Creative Interns Launches Curated Job Board for Interns and Recent Graduates
For Immediate Release:
July 16, 2012
(New York, NY) NY Creative Interns
, the largest Meetup for interns and recent grads in New York City (more than 1,000 Meetup members
) launched a highly curated job board
this week featuring only the best internships and entry-level jobs in New York City. All the opportunities are hand-selected by the team and companies apply to be featured.
Etsy, New York City Ballet, Birchbox, City Parks Foundation, and Time Out New York are among the companies using the listing service to find young creative talent. Positions advertised include opportunities like Social Media Associate, Media Intern, Gallery Assistant, Arts Leadership Intern, Editorial Assistant, and Junior Designer.
“Our community is excited about this launch because we offer them career optimism in a time when everyone else is telling them to settle,” says Founder and President, Emily Miethner. “Building this site feature was an obvious next step to giving our community even more tools and opportunities to find jobs they love and follow their passion.”
The site complements the organization’s events, which give aspiring creatives the chance to meet accomplished professionals from companies like Google, Tribeca Film Festival, Condé Nast, and Razorfish. In April of 2012, NY Creative Interns hosted their largest event yet, Find and Follow Your Passion
, a conference attended by over 250 guests featuring over 40 creative professionals, including keynote speaker Josh Siegal, Writer and Producer of the popular television show, 30 Rock
(see the recap video here
and Reb Carlson
, both Hofstra University alumni and recent graduates themselves, formed NY Creative Interns in the Fall of 2010 in an effort to promote the importance of mentorship and networking to young creatives. The group is now run by Miethner, Marny Smith
, Vice President and Community Director, and a team of more than a dozen passionate volunteers.
NY Creative Interns has hosted over 40 events for more than 2,000 attendees in the last year. The organization has helped place young creatives in internships and entry-level jobs across creative industries through their events and curated job board featuring the best creative internships and jobs in New York City.