COMD Communication Design Internship Coordination Site

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Social Media Intern Spot for Salud Mía

A COMD alum emailed me this am about an internship  position with Rebecca Scott, founder of Sustainable Snacks https://sustainablesnacks.co/  to handle social media post on another brand called Salud Mía https://instagram.com/saludmia.nyc?igshid=Zjc2ZTc4Nzk=Ideally, the candidate would know Spanish since the majority of the content will be in Spanish. 

So, if you speak Spanish  are interested in this spot, please email me with your portfolio link and your resume. I will review your materials and if I think there is a good fit, I will provide you with the contact information for this position. My email is tgoetz@citytech.cuny.edu

Communications Intern spots at Transit Union Workers United Local 100 For Spring 2023

The Transit Workers United Local 100  has recently expanded its creative department. They are currently seeking intern candidates who may be able to help with print design, web design, video production and editing, motion graphics, and copywriting. Any one of these strengths would help.

The Creative Director, Mr. Noah, Rodriguez, is a graduate of our program here at City Tech, and if you are interested in this spot, you should email him with your resume and your portfolio. Your email to him can contain your cover letter with why you are interested in this position. All of us as New Yorkers ride the transit system and this union’s website explains who this union represents and provides some history about the TWU and this local chapter.  Do read this before you write your email.

This position will be onsite at the TWU Local 100’s offices which are very close to City Tech. The union’s offices are at:

TWU Local 100
195 Montague St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201

It is possible that this position will be paid or might become a full-time paid position once the internship is completed. There may be also one internship available, depending on the qualifications of the applications they receive.

So, if you are interested in this position, please email your resume and portfolio link to:

Mr. Noah Rodriguez
Creative Director,  Communications
TWU Local 100
nrodriguez@twulocal100.org

 

Marketing and Communications Department Intern at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

This is a new spot that just came in from one of our COMD alums who is now working full-time at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council as a digital media specialist.  So, if you are interested in this spot, apply ASAP.

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT

Marketing & Communications Intern at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (http://www.lmcc.net) 

Start date: ASAP

End date: May 31, 2023

Time Commitment: 2.5-3 Days per week

Supervisor: Sophie Lam (email: slam@lmcc.net)

The ideal candidate is a highly organized, creative self-starter with a background and/or education in arts administration who will be comfortable working on a variety of different projects as needed.

Primary Responsibilities: Preparation and staffing of LMCC cultural and political events including distributing materials, networking, and set-up. Conducting research on new marketing products, such as advertising, signage collateral materials, and giveaways. Assisting in some basic graphic and web design projects and possibly assisting with social media marketing. Communicating with vendors and partners such as designers, printers, and venue managers. General administrative tasks as directed by the Marketing & Communications staff.



Promotions & Social Media Intern Needed with A Touch of Faith Hair Care, Inc.

Openlab Post- Promotions & Social Media Intern 

A Touch of Faith Hair Care Inc., located in upper Manhattan, is looking for a Promotions and Social Media Intern for Spring 2023. This is a spot where an intern can use creative ideas to help expand this business.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Updating the business website to improve product sales and salon bookings
  •  Supporting owner in creating social media content by taking pictures and videos for Instagram, Tik Tok, Facebook, and Pinterest posts
  • Identifying influencers to partner as brand ambassadors for the business

Interested applicants can contact me at my business email address, moet@atofaithhair.com. Please be sure to have a resume and portfolio link in your email.

 

Brooklyn College Seeks 2 -3 Graphic Design & Video Interns

Brooklyn College’s office of Institutional Effectiveness is seeking 2-3 COMD students to support the department’s graphic design needs for its social media sites and other communications to students .  The shooting and editing of Tik Tok videos will also be required. This internship will be hybrid, with some remote work and some possible in-person work, as well.

You would need to send your resume, portfolio, and cover letter to Isana Leshchinskaya. Her email is Isana.Leshchinskaya@brooklyn.cuny.edu.

The students who did internships at Brooklyn College in the past have had very positive experiences. See two internship blogs of students who worked there and read the entries that focus on these students’ experiences working at Brooklyn College:

https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/fli-eportfolio/page/2/

https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/yanlin-lu-eportfolio/page/2/

Two of our Spring 2021 Interns stayed on during the summer and learned a great deal and we had interns also work this past Summer. Brooklyn College internships offer our students a valuable learning experience.

Any Questions, please email me. Regards, T. Goetz

Brooklyn College Seeks 2 Web Design Interns for Spring 2023

Dear COMD 4900 Interns

Brooklyn College’s office of Institutional Effectiveness is seeking 2 web design interns to support their WordPress webpage. This will include possible redesign work and web support. Interns may also be included in certain ad hoc graphics and social media projects, but their main responsibility will be web support. This internship will be hybrid, with some remote work and some possible in-person work, as well.

You would need to send your resume, portfolio, and cover letter to Isana Leshchinskaya. Her email is Isana.Leshchinskaya@brooklyn.cuny.edu.

The students who did internships at Brooklyn College in the past have had very positive experiences. See two internship blogs of students who worked there and read the entries that focus on these students’ experiences working at Brooklyn College:

https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/fli-eportfolio/page/2/

https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/yanlin-lu-eportfolio/page/2/

Two of our Spring 2021 Interns stayed on during the summer and learned a great deal and we had interns also work this past Summer. Brooklyn College internships offer our students a valuable learning experience.

Any Questions, please email me. Regards, T. Goetz

Graphic Design Intern for Spring 2023/ City Tech Department of Student Life & Development

City Techʼs Office of Student Life and Development is seeking a Graphic Design Intern for the Spring 2023 semester. Candidates should be detail-oriented, self-starters that are able to take on several design tasks at any given time, sometimes under tight deadlines.

The Office of Student Life and Development supports the mission of New York City College of Technology through the intentional design and implementation of developmental activities, experiences, and services that foster a supportive, challenging, and nurturing environment. Student Life provides opportunities for City Tech students to engage in purposeful and transformative learning to prepare them to be active learners, successful graduates, and engaged global citizens.

Requirements

  • COMD Student
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe Software: In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Knowledge of Premiere Pro and After Effects is a plus
  • Photography and video skills are a plus
  • Experience and knowledge in preparing files for print is a plus
  • Candidates must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines and on several projects simultaneously.
  • Strong team player with good communication skills and the ability to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Candidates MUST have a portfolio showcasing their work and design.
  • Be able to work in person or hybrid.

You will be under the supervision of the Social Media Coordinator & Graphic Designer. The student who interned this last semester, Jennifer Humala, is now working there . See her final presentation on her OpenLab site to learn more about the work you would be doing at this department:

To Apply

Please email your resume, cover letter, and portfolio to Hege Bryn at hbryn@citytech.cuny.edu.   Please include “SLD Graphic Intern  SP23 + Your First Name & Last Name” in the subject line of your email message.

This is an unpaid position.

Interviews will be conducted remotely.

Calling All Graphics Seeks 2 Graphic Design Interns for Spring 2023

Calling All Graphics is a small  business so you will work directly under the owner’s supervision. Ms. Gotay has worked with many COMD interns in past semesters. Her clients are primarily small restaurants and other local businesses in need of promotional materials.  Ms. Gotay is looking for two interns who are both creative and detail-oriented.

Must have good design skills for interactive menus, flyers, signage and more.  This is a job where you will learn important layout skills aligning menus and making use of the space, for restaurants and more. Fun interaction with other interns and you will get to know the clients and get direct feedback through calls with them. Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Adobe After Effects and Photoshop required. Flexible hours.
Take a look at some of the work that was done at this internship in a past semester at this link: https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/mpartsevsky-eportfolio/work-for-weeks-3-4-5-6/ If you love the food industry, this could be of great interest to you.

Resume and Portfolio should be sent to:

Marla Gotay
President, Calling All Graphics, Inc.
Vice President, Narrows Community Theater
marlagotay@aol.com

Sparta Commercial Still Seeking Communications and Design Intern /This is a Paid Internship/Apply ASAP

Sparta Commercial Services,  a NYC-based technology company founded in 2004, is seeking an intern who will work on branding, marketing material, and web graphics.

The internship allows students to work and experience different industries from mobile app development, e-Commerce, product branding, and social media channels, just to mention a few, while making some money and the internship is hybrid.

Job Description

  • Marketing: We are looking for a disciplined and motivated individual, who is skilled in using Illustrator and Photoshop, and MS Office. The intern will be involved in the creation of marketing material from concept to implementation. The marketing material will be used in print and electronic formats. The intern will need to have a working knowledge of different files formats, image compression best practices, social media and newsletters. The student will work closely with all office staff.
  • Graphic Designer Requirements: Communications skills, Photoshop, Illustrator, Social Media Channels, Excel, and Word.

Hourly Rate: $15.00

Hours: between 15 to 20 hours/week, or up to the number of hours permitted by the program.

Location: 555 Fifth Ave, NYC

How to apply: Please send a resume and ePortfolio link to it@spartacommercial.com.

Sparta Commercial has hired COMD interns in the past and a few of these interns have been hired full time upon completion of the internship.

Sotheby’s Summer 2023 Internship Program

If you are a student who is interested in fine art as well as graphic design and you are finishing your junior year, you could see if this was of interest to you.

To learn more about Sotheby’s, please visit its website. To learn more about the Sotheby’s Internship program, please visit its internship page.  This is an unpaid internship so you would need to be enrolled in the summer COMD 4900 to do this; there is a grant available as well. Here’s some of the information from the auction house’s internship page.:

Summer Intern Program

  • Experience the culture and atmosphere of Sotheby’s by taking on responsibilities of Full-Time employees, working on a variety of projects and making meaningful contributions
  • Immersive orientation and training program; learn from our leaders about our culture as well as the benefits and responsibilities of being a member of Sotheby’s during weekly Speaker Series
  • Continuous on-the-job training and work alongside experienced professionals on meaningful projects throughout the program
  • Exchange ideas and network with peers, mentors and senior managers through team-building sessions, speaker series, museum tours and other organized events
  • Innovate with peers, throughout the internship there will be ample opportunities to collaborate with peers

Qualifications, Skills & Requirements

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree with a graduation date between December 2023 and June 2024
  • A strong academic record with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Adaptive, positive attitude, multi-tasker, team player, strong work ethic, leadership skills with a curiosity and passion for learning
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Complete the entirety of the onsite 10-week program, Monday, June 5 – Friday, August 11, 2023

Deadline

  • The application closes on January 15, 2023 at 11:59PM EST
  • Incomplete applications or applications completed following the deadline will not be considered
  • Apply now: https://grnh.se/e96501fc4us
Sotheby’s Summer Internship Grant

At Sotheby’s, we strive to build an organization that is diverse in experience and background. One way we demonstrate this commitment is through Sotheby’s Summer Internship Grant, which is an integral part of our recruiting efforts for college juniors, helping to attract candidates from all over the U.S. Once you begin the application process for our 2023 Summer Intern Program (New York), you will have the opportunity to apply for the Grant. The Sotheby’s Summer Internship Grant is awarded to students who embody our Business Values; if selected as a recipient, you will receive a one-time financial payment of $2,000. We encourage students of all majors and disciplines to apply.

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