NY Creative Interns Kickoff Meetup Details!

Our Kickoff Meetup is less than two weeks away!

We’re happy to announce a lot of fun details about the event, get excited!

Event Format

Our first segment “One Minute Internship Announcements” will allow professionals to talk about the internships available at their organization – in one minute or less! Our second segment is called “One Intern, One Pro, One Org: Three Awesome Stories.” Those involved will have the chance to talk about their inspirational story in a longer 5-7 minute feature. If you’re interested, click here and fill out the appropriate (short, we promise) form explaining why you would like the spotlight! Submissions are due November 30th and we will confirm presenters by December 2nd.

Free Giveaways

Reasons to get there early…free stuff! A number of first student attendees will have their choice of giveaways. Donations include copies of What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World by Tina Seelig, Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and Reality by Scott Belsky, Action Products from the Behance Outfitter, “Boba Fett was a Freelancer” t-shirts from Solvate, and more!

The Photobooth Project

Photographer Galo Delgado will be on site taking fun head shots of all attendees. We’ll be posting all the photos in our blog and other sites after the event.

Live Twitter Stream

Tweet with the hashtag #nyci1210 during the event, the stream will be projected on the wall throughout the event. Students can tweet their skills and questions and professionals can tweet what they look for in interns, tips, and tricks! We’ll be tracking the conversation so after the event we’ll post the re-cap in case you miss anything!

Music by DJ Frankenmack


There are lots of great professionals confirmed, with more on the way

The list so far? Scott Lamb of Buzzfeed, Jamie McNamara of Real Simple Magazine, Zach Mack of Netted by the Webbys, Dan Rollman of Universal Record Database, Chris Hawk of Time Inc, Mike Williams of IFC/Sundance, James Orlando of BULLETT Media, Sean O’Kane of NewYorkNoise.net, Luis Servera of Wieden+Kennedy, Phi Pham of Community Lab, Michael Karnjanaprakorn of Skillshare, and Francisco Hui of PSFK.

We looking forward to seeing you all there! Be sure to RSVP on our meetup page to get on the guest list, and on facebook so you remember!

Help spread the word by posting this flier on your facebook, tumblr, and other social media sites!


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About the Author

Emily is Founder and CEO of FindSpark. Passionate about the power of social media and networking; Emily has spoken at numerous colleges, conferences, and events including The International Youth Leaders Assembly at The United Nations, SXSW Interactive, Internet Week, Mediabistro's Social Media Bootcamp, Time Inc, Columbia University, and New York University, among others. Emily is also an adjunct professor, teaching social media and career courses at multiple colleges. Learn more about having Emily speak at your next event and follow her on twitter @EmilyMiethner.

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