Paid Internship–Communications Assistant Internship Opportunity

NYC School Construction Authority College Internship Program
Human Resources Internal Communications Assistant Internship Opportunity

Employer Name: NYC School Construction Authority (SCA)
Contact: Ruby Saake Tel: 718-752-5047 Fax: 718-752-3047

Email:SCAINTERNSHIPS@nycsca.org
Contact Address: 30-30 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101

Position Setting: The New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) is a public sector entity,
responsible for building new public schools and managing the design, construction and renovation of capital projects in New York City’s more than 1,200 public school buildings. Our mission is to design and construct safe, attractive and environmentally sound public schools for children throughout the many communities of New York City. We are dedicated to building and modernizing schools in a responsible, cost-effective manner while achieving the highest standards of excellence in safety, quality and integrity.

Department: Human Resources

Job Description: The Internal Communications, a unit of the Human Resources division, is responsible for delivering information to its employees. Internal Communications produces a quarterly newsletter, eSCApades, which keeps staff in the loop about business activity, the movements and achievements of other staff, company events, competitions and business related announcements. In addition to the newsletter, Internal Communications manages the content displayed via eDigital signs situated throughout the building at 30-30 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City and works with the agency-wide Communications Committee to enhance other communications venues, including the authority’s intranet(SCAN) and internet websites.

Work Schedule
During the academic school year, participants are allowed to work up to twenty-hours per
week. During the summer months, students work a full-time schedule of 35 hours per
week. Internship Description

Salary: $15.00 per hour
Program Duration
Academic Year: November – May
Summer: June – August
This position is slated to begin in November, 2014, with the potential to continue through
the summer and the remainder of the student’s undergraduate studies.

Position Requirements:
• Full-time Sophomore or Junior currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor
Degree program for Communications, Business or Computer Science.
• Candidates must possess strong knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
• Knowledge of Photoshop and HTML is required. Knowledge of Dreamweaver
is preferred.
GPA Requirement
Cumulative 3.0 or above GPA
Required Materials Include:
• Resume
• Official Transcript
• Official Registration (bursars receipt)
• Class Schedule

Application Deadline:
November 24, 2014
To request an interview, please forward the required materials to Ms. Ruby Saake.

Paid Internship–Website Design Assistant Internship Opportunity

NYC School Construction Authority College Internship Program
2014-2015 Academic Year & Summer
Website Design Assistant Internship Opportunity

Employer Name: NYC School Construction Authority (SCA)
Contact: Ruby Saake Tel: 718-752-5047 Fax: 718-752-3047
Email: SCAINTERNSHIPS@nycsca.org
Contact Address: 30-30 Thomson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101

Position Setting:
The New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) is a public sector entity,
responsible for building new public schools and managing the design, construction and
renovation of capital projects in New York City’s more than 1,200 public school buildings.
Our mission is to design and construct safe, attractive and environmentally sound public
schools for children throughout the many communities of New York City. We are dedicated to building and modernizing schools in a responsible, cost-effective manner while achieving the highest standards of excellence in safety, quality and integrity.

Department: Information Technology

Job Description:
Assist the Internet Website Committee in updating the existing public website and creating prototypes of the new public website. Enhance website images and content using various graphic design programs. Improve website content searches by utilizing Microsoft
SharePoint search engine and html tag. Complete website programming using
Dreamweaver, HTML and .NET coding software. Work closely with the SharePoint
administration team with content and reports publishing. May be involved in SharePoint
application deployments and management.

Work Schedule:
During the academic school year, participants are allowed to work up to twenty-hours per
week. During the summer months, students work a full-time schedule of 35 hours per week.Internship Opportunity

Salary:$15.00 per hour
Program Duration:
Academic Year: October – May
Summer: June – August

This position is slated to begin in November, 2014, with the potential to continue through the summer and the remainder of the student’s undergraduate studies.

Position Requirements:
• Sophomore or Junior currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor Degree
program Information Systems preferred.
• Candidates must possess good knowledge of website programming and design
programs
GPA Requirement:
3.0 or above (cumulative)
Required Materials Include:
• Resume
• Official Transcript
• Official Registration (bursar’s receipt)
• Class schedule

To request an interview, please forward the required materials to Ms. Ruby Saake.

Meeting about GDX15 – Student Graphic Design Exhibition

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GDX15 is our upcoming annual design show in the Klapper Student Gallery featuring student work by Queens College graphic design students.

This is a student-run event that will not happen without your efforts so please get involved. It’s a great opportunity gain experience in all aspects of putting on a group gallery exhibition, and be part of something cool.

Interested students should come to a short meeting. Learn about  organizing and mounting the show. Learn about submitting work.

Monday, November 24 at 12:30–1pm in Klapper 107
For more additional info email Prof. DeRosa at andrew.derosa@qc.cuny.edu

“What’s Funny and Why,” a speech by Robert Mankoff, cartoon editor of The New Yorker

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Monday, November 17
12:15-1:30 pm
Campbell Dome (near powermaker hall)

Robert Mankoff, cartoon editor of The New Yorker. Mr. Mankoff will be speaking about “What is Funny and Why.”

This event is open to all students faculty, and staff of Queens College, and there is no fee required for admission. Light refreshments will be served. The event is hosted by Psi Chi of Queens College.

Part-time job during Winter Session

The Office of Institutional Advancement at Queens College is looking for a few students to help with formatting photographs. Schedule is flexible. Salary is $10 an hour.

Students must be responsible and feel comfortable using Photoshop

Email Professor Weinstein if you are interested. Kathryn.Weinstein@qc.cuny.edu

Paid Winter Internships in Advertising Agencies

paid winter internships

paid winter internships

We have obtained funding to provide 7 internships in advertising agencies during winter session. These internships run from January 2- January 27 (M-F) and come with a stipend of $1200 and the option of academic credit as a graphic design elective.This is a partnership with One Club.

To find out more, come to the Information Session on October 15 during free hour (12-1 pm) in Klapper 107. We will discuss cover letters, resumes and portfolios at this meeting

To apply to the internship, please send an email to Professor Weinstein (Kathryn.Weinstein@qc.cuny.edu) with Internship in the subject line

  • a cover letter addressed to Ms. Grotheer expressing your interest in the internship
  • a resume
  • and a link to your online portfolio OR one pdf with 5 examples of your best work

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE 11/16/2014

HRDCVR DESIGN FELLOWSHIP [deadline: friday october 17th]

The HRDCVR DESIGN Fellowship is for online and/or print designers who want to learn, and for designers who want to share skills. Thanks to our amazing backers, the HRDCVR DESIGN FELLOWSHIP includes a stipend of $1000. It is part-time and lasts approximately four months from start date.

Primary responsibilities include: designing for HRDCVR, hrdcvr.com, and working closely with Danyel, Elliott and teamHRDCVR.

HRDCVR, the hardcover culture magazine created by diverse teams for a diverse world, is seeking candidates with imaginative and bold design skills. Top candidates have a desire to push the envelope, and will respond with innovation and enthusiasm to all assignments. Top candidates will know what’s popular, what’s classic, what’s next, and what’s unique. Top candidates will find joy in fonts, punctuation, memes, and handwriting.

  • Top candidates will must have a love for the printed word, but will be very much into Instagram, Tumblr, presentation platforms—and design as a language.
  • Knowledge of visual design principles and the print design process is a plus, but not required.
  • Prior experience designing for another print publication is nice, not required.
  • Ideas about new ways to use design to tell stories and present information = a big plus.

Wit is a plus. Charm is a plus. A commitment to style and usage and punctuation and grammar is necessary. Even as those rules are meant to be tested.

Passions for politics, sports, music, culture, and tech are a plus. A passion for the HRDCVR missions = a plus.

  • Top candidates should see comfort zones and want to escape.
  • Top candidates will be zen about tasks that will have future meaning.
  • Top candidates are creative, idea-driven, and must have has excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Top candidates must be excited about an informal yet sometimes more formal, ever-evolving start-up-ish atmosphere.
  • The desire to excel and contribute and learn is key.

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Please send a link to your resume and portfolio

  • What do you like most about your designing? What do you want to love most about it in ten years? 100 wds max.
  • Talk about your experience with constructive criticism of your work—being critiqued, not being critiqued, critiquing someone else. 100 wds max.
  • Please send link to a project you contributed to in a major way. In 100 words or less, explain what would you have done to make it even better.

Thanks to our amazing backers, the HRDCVR DESIGN FELLOWSHIP includes a stipend of $1000. It is part-time and lasts approximately four months from start date.

This fellowship can and will function virtually—applications are welcome from anyplace in the world (English is required). If candidate is in the NYC area, there will be more emphasis on face-to-face.

A high school diploma is required. College is a plus. Working in publishing—from yearbook to newspapers and magazines in a big city—is a plus, but not required.

Apply on-line

https://hrdcvr.submittable.com/submit/35423

 

Marketing Assistant job

An international language services company is seeking a Marketing Assistant to support the daily operations of the marketing department.  This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to start a career in marketing, design and media production.

Salary: $35,000/year

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in production of art work by editing existing marketing materials, choosing appropriate photos, and checking copy
  • Design simple marketing materials
  • Updating and maintaining  photo and video archives and marketing materials
  • Edit photographs in Photoshop/Lightroom
  • Conceptualize ideas for promotional videos
  • Assist marketing manager in social media initiatives including scheduling social media posts, coming up with creative ideas to further bolster Rennert’s social media initiatives, among others
  • Update Rennert’s  website as needed
  • Administrative work, including filing, processing of vendor invoices and departmental credit card receipts, etc.

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)
  • Good understanding of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube
  • Must have the ability to design simple marketing materials such as flyers, banners, etc.
  • Ability to multitask and work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and diverse team environment
  • High level of organizational skills
  • Proficiency  in another language in addition to English a plus
  • Photography or videography experience a plus

Please send your resume with a cover letter to cragos@rennert.com for review.

 

Rennert International

216 E. 45th Street

New York, NY 10017

Ph: (212) 867-8700

www.rennert.com