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City Tech’s PLAN Week Begins Monday, October 26th

Prepare to Locate Your Advisor Now (PLAN) week begins next Monday here at City Tech. Please check your emails for information about virtual events hosted by the various departments on campus scheduled for October 26th through October 29th. 
These sessions are designed to assist you in planning your Spring 2021 schedules as registration for Spring 2021 begins on November 11th for Honors and ASAP students. For all students, registration begins November 13th. So, we want to encourage all of you to meet with an advisor prior to those dates to discuss your schedules. 
Our department  will be hosting a Q & A advisement session for Freshmen and Sophmore students from 5 to 6 on Tuesday, October 27th. It will be held in Blackboard Collaborate in the COMD virtual advisement office at
There will be a second session for Junior and Senior students from 12:30 to 1:30 PM on Thursday, October 29th during club hours. It will also be held in Blackboard Collaborate in the COMD virtual advisement office at
Also, please take a few moments to review the Communication Design Advisement Page on OpenLab. The link is at This site has important information to assist you in planning your schedules such as instructions on how to view your degree audit and documents such as the department’s advisement sheets.

Brooklyn Navy Yard Seeking Spring 2021 Communication Design Interns

BNY is offering Spring 2021 internships for credit/experience, if you would like to apply. Interviews Begin in November so APPLY ASAP. The information is below and will be posted on CityTechConnect – Symplicity.

Internship Details:

  • Start and end date: Jan. 29th – May 7th
  • Hours: 10-15 hours/a week
  • This is an unpaid internship and the students will receive a college course credit for their part-time participation. If accepted, the students will need to enroll in an internship course at your school and show proof of enrollment before beginning their internship.
  • Students are matched with BNY businesses based on their majors/minors, skills, and career path.
  • We are balancing remote work with in-person opportunities, based on health requirements and businesses’ individual preferences.


  • Here is the application for the spring internship program:
  • We prefer students with majors that require an internship credit before graduating but all current students are eligible and we are open to accepting students that need the experience.


  • BNY will begin interviewing for 2021 Spring Internship Program in November
  • All interviews will be done virtually through Zoom.

Are you interested in the Green New Deal? If yes, Then Intern with the Urban Green Council in Spring 2021

The Urban Green Council has a PAID social media and marketing internship available for Spring 2021. Responsibilities include:

  • Curate content for social media and the Urban Green website.
  • Manage webpage analytics and tracking.
  • Assist with graphic design projects.
  • Work on special projects as required.
  • Provide minor updates and maintenance to the Urban Green website as needed

Required Qualifications/Skills

  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Currently enrolled in a degree program (graduate or undergraduate); communications,   marketing, design and/or environmental field of study preferred.
  • Interest in and understanding of green building and environmental issues.
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills.
  • Proactive with a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work well both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects.
  • Motivated to learn and develop new skills.

Please see the complete description and application information  at


Dear COMD Past & Future Interns: Claim Your Simplicity Account and Get On Handshake too

Dear students, on this site under Where to Find A Job/ The Professional Development Center, we have a link to the PDC Connect job board, which is on Simplicity.

In addition to creating a Profile on the City TEch Connect Job Board, you should also create a profile on Handshake. This site can help you look for internships in advance of taking COMD 4900 in the Spring or Summer of 2021 but also help you look for jobs post-graduation.



NY Times Comes to City Tech September 30th at 1 PM/2021 Summer Internship Program!

Next Wednesday will be the first of a 3-part lecture series to learn more about the various design areas for the NYT 2021 Summer Internship Program  which begins their application process in Nov/ Dec. They are ideally looking for juniors who will transition to seniors in the summer.

The event will be recorded for future reference. Join if you can, and RSVP via the link below:

01. Becoming a Designer: NYT x COMD Lecture Series