CUNY Service Corps Information Meeting

 

Information Session about Graphic Design Placements through CUNY service corps

Information Session about Graphic Design Placements through CUNY service corps

Find out more about the paid graphic design internships (Queens Museum, Flushing Town Hall, Asia Society, Center for Court Innovation, Department of Consumer Affairs, POV, Department of Education, etc.) available through CUNY Service Corps and how to create a successful application.

WHEN: WEDNEDAY, FEB 10, 2016
TIME: FREE HOUR
WHERE: KLAPPER HALL 107

CUNY Service Corps students are paid $12/hour and work 12 hours a week for two semesters (Fall 2016 & Spring 2017)

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN (paid)

Kivvit is a full-service public affairs and communications firm serving the Chicago, Miami, New Jersey, New York, and Washington D.C., markets.

The position requires an original thinker who is skilled at forming creative and strategic concepts and bringing them to life in a visual way. Successful candidates will collaborate well across our team, and understand the balance and problem solving required to produce solid creative work that also meets our objectives. This position will be based in our New York office.

The ideal candidate will be a current student working towards a BFA in Graphic Design. This position calls for a hands-on, multi-tasker with a strong sense of concept development, layout, color and typography.

To apply, email cover letter and resume. Please write “NY: Graphic Design Trainee” in the subject line of the email.

Primary responsibilities include:

– Design and develop projects from concept to production
– Electronic materials, collateral materials, direct mail, event signage and packaging, template posters, program inserts and ads
– Maintain files in digital assets management system
– Strong project and process management skills
– Excellent technical/computer skills
– Strong interpersonal and communication skills
– Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize
– Strong attention to detail
– Team player yet able to work independently
– Flexibility and ability to thrive in fast paced environment
– Must be autonomous and pro-active

Desired skills/qualifications:

– Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat)
– Experience with HTML, Flash, web, video capabilities would be a plus
– Capable of incorporating feedback and direction
– Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
– Highly organized and detail-oriented
– Fluent in English (speaking and writing)

Intern can expect to learn

As a member of this new and dynamic firm’s Creative Department, our Graphic Design Trainee will have the ability to work with and learn from Kivvit’s Creative Director on a number of design-related projects (such as creating visual assets for infographics, large-scale websites, mobile devices, illustrations, logos, banner campaigns, ad sales, style guides, presentation materials, and brand development).

 To Apply
Email:  bhuynh@kivvit.com with cover letter, resume and link to portfolio

Graphic Design Spring Internship–Children’s Book Design Department

Overview:

Harper Collins is currently seeking an intern to support the Children’s Design department!  This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the process from first design through what you see on a bookshelf and all the behind-the-scenes work in between!

This spring internship is a paid opportunity (14 hours per week), and it will run from February 16 through April 22 for a total of 10 weeks.

Please submit a separate cover letter for each opportunity you apply to – applications without cover letters will not be considered.

Responsibilities:
  • – Scanning art or sketches.
  • – Creating layouts of interiors and jackets using scans of sketches and or art for picture books and novels.
  • – Reviewing sketches on interiors for picture books & novels.
  • – Working with art directors to search for stock images to use on book jackets.
  • – Designing binding die mechanicals & choosing case materials.
  • – Printing out color and B&W laser proofs.
  • – Creating book dummies for sales department.
  • – Filing contracts and invoices.
Qualifications:
  • – Applicants must be a current undergraduate (sophomore year or above) or graduate student
  • – Graphic design experience
  • – Must be proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • – Strong communication and organization skills
  • – Ability to juggle multiple projects
  • – Passionate about children’s books design

Applicants should include a link to an online portfolio plus cover letter.
Apply ONLINE

HarperCollins is an equal opportunity employer.

Internships & Opportunities

 

Intern – Summer – UX/UI Design

Job Description

Priceline is seeking a thoughtful and excited design intern to join the flights team this summer. Our mission is simple – To deliver the best travel deals for our customers where, when, and how they want them.

Description:

As a design intern on the flights team, you will work side-by-side a team of designers, developers, and product owners to help create a world-class flight booking experience. Besides working with a design mentor, at priceline.com, you will also join a large group of summer interns and have an opportunity to be a part of company wide intern events including lunch and learns, team building, and a fun outing to an NYC event.

Responsibilities:

  • You will be treated similarly to a  junior designer and will be involved in the whole design process… from wireframes to prototypes to high-fidelity comps to writing design specs for the developers.
  • Work closely with other designers, product owners, and developers to define user issues and come up with the best solutions.
  • Maintain visual guidelines to ensure consistent representation of Priceline’s brand.

What we’re looking for in a design intern:

  • Internships are a learning experience! We’re looking for someone who has an open mind and is ready to learn about being an in-house UX/UI designer.
  • You should be abundantly curious, welcome feedback, and be a dreamer of ideas.
  • You are a go-getter, can be resourceful, and work independently.
  • Good communication skills! You will join a collaborative team and will need to communicate your designs to your fellow teammates.
  • Working towards a degree in graphic design, communications design, interaction design, or other similar design field.
  • A portfolio with great examples of design work (a huge plus if you have a web/mobile design project).
  • Strong skills with Adobe CS.
  • A love of travel!

APPLY ONLINE

CNN NY Summer Intern – Motion Graphics (paid)

Job Title: CNN NY Summer Intern – Motion Graphics

Job Category: News

Job Location: United States – New York – New York

Job Type : Intern

Requisition # : 150182BR

Posting Job Description

Duties:
Program Dates are June 6th – August 12th
Interns are paid at minimum-wage and relocation is not provided.

The Motion Graphics intern for The Video Development Group in New York will assist Designers and Producers with graphics and animations for all CNN digital platforms. The Video Development Group is split into two primary units, focusing on daily turn news & feature content, as well as longer-lead series. This internship position will spend time with both units, creating an opportunity to learn a wide range of skills over the course of the program.

Tasks May Include

  • Animating video package elements, including opens, lower thirds, and text on screen
  • Opportunity to help craft smart and engaging explainer videos
  • Explore sound design and editing in Adobe Premiere
  • Masking photos and rotoscoping video
  • Research and asset gathering

Qualifications:
Qualifications:

  • Must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects
  • Illustration Skills, knowledge in Adobe Premiere and Cinema 4D a plus
  • Must have a good eye for typography
  • A strong portfolio showing a range of different styles
  • Strong interest in original video storytelling for an online audience

Requirements

  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship. All international students will be required to provide documentation of proper visa paperwork prior to your arrival if accepted to the program.
  • Must have completed their sophomore year in college prior to the start of the internship
  • Must be enrolled in school during the time of the internship (must NOT have graduated college or graduate school prior to the start of the internship)

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

Job applications must be submitted through the career site of our parent company, Time Warner. You will be directed to timewarner.com to apply for this position.

APPLY NOW

 

NBCUniversal Fellowship Program – Summer 2016 (PAID)

Fellowship opportunities at NBCUniversal may include (but are not limited to) the following areas;

• Ad Sales
• Business Development
• Casting
• Digital Distribution
• Film Production/Development 
• Graphic Design 
• Human Resources
• Information Technology
• Journalism
• Legal
• Marketing
• Photography 
• Post Production 
• Publicity/PR/Communications
• TV Production/Development
• Web Content/Editorial

The program will be held during the summer only (June – August). Positions may be located within the New York Ctiy, Tri-State Area and Los Angeles, CA location(s).

Compensation/ Housing Assistance:
• Fellowships are paid, hourly/non-exempt positions
• NBCUniversal will provide housing assistance for candidates who reside outside a 50 mile radius from our New York City, Tri-State Area and LA office locations.

DEADLINE: Interested applicants are encouraged to apply by February 1, 2016. 

Candidates interested in applying for the Fellowship program must meet the following criteria;

• In pursuit of an Associates, Bachelors or Graduate degree at an Accredited Institution and be able to verify enrollment (Recent Graduates will not be eligible)
• Current class standing of Sophomore or above (30 Credits)
• Cumulative G.P.A of 3.0 or above
• Must be 18 years of age or older
• Unrestricted work authorization in the United States without visa or sponsorship

It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

TO FIND OUT MORE AND APPLY

Marie Claire Spring Art Intern (unpaid)

 

  • Job Description:
    Marie Claire is looking for interns in the art department for the Spring 2016 semester. Candidates must have a strong interest in magazine design, photography, typography and love for fashion. Excellent communication and organizational skills are a must, plus the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment. He/she should be resourceful, responsible and a creative problem-solver. The intern will assist in the daily workflow of the magazine. Duties will include but are not limited to: Maintaining and updating the mini wall for each issue, preparing and updating flip books for Editor-in-Chief and Design Director, photo research, and preparing layouts for presentation. Under the guidance of the art department, the intern will experience the process of a national monthly magazine. This is the perfect position for a dynamic, self-motivated college student looking for hands-on experience.
  • Position: Internship
  • Area of Focus: Design
  • City: New York City
  • Region: NYC tri-state
  • Duration: Part-time
  • Company: Marie Claire magazine, Hearst Corporation
  • Contact Email:kmachado@hearst.com
  • Contact Name: Katrina Machado
  • How to Apply: Please send a resume and link to portfolio. DO NOT apply for editorial positions through this email.
  • Job Requirements: Experience with Photoshop and InDesign is REQUIRED, as well as a major relating to graphic design. This is a non-paid internship and for school credit ONLY. Candidates MUST receive school credit and be able to commit to at least 2 full days/week for our internship program at our New York office. Please contact if interested.

 

EXHIBITS DESIGN GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP (PAID)

DATES: June 1 to August 5, full-time
STIPEND: $5,500
INTERNSHIP WEBSITE: http://airandspace.si.edu/research/internships/summer-program.cfm
WHERE: WASHINGTON D.C.

The intern will work with the National Air and Space Museum’s Exhibits Design department staff to create graphics for signage, posters, brochures, and exhibits. He/she will work with staff members to learn project goal, electronically assemble required elements, and lay out graphics in computer design software. He/she should have skill in using the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, and should have skill in the use of typography.

This internship is part of the National Air and Space Museum’s structured summer internship program, which provides firsthand experience working in a museum. During the 10-week program, each intern is assigned a supervisor and works on an internship project and other tasks. In addition to their projects, interns also frequently meet as a group for presentations, professional development opportunities, enrichment activities, and tours.

Intern can expect to learn

How the exhibit design process works.
How exhibitions are made.
How to design for a well-visited museum.
How to prepare graphics packages for Production
What other departments at the Museum do and how Exhibits Design interacts with them.

Application Details

Application closes February 15.

Applications must be submitted on the Smithsonian Online Academic Appointment website, which can be accessed via the “Apply Now” button below. To start your application, create an account on SOLAA, add a new application and select “National Air and Space Museum” under Office/Museum/Research Center. To apply for this internship, select Exhibits Design: Graphic Design under Project Choices.

Complete applications include:
– Unofficial transcript
– Two letters of recommendation
– A statement of purpose (500-1,000 words) indicating the type of internship you are interested in and how an internship will contribute to your education and career goals

QC Student Show Volunteer Opportunities

Design by Alice Lee

Poster Design by Alice Lee

Hello QC Design Community!

Mark your calendars, because the annual student exhibition is fast approaching. The exhibit runs from February 8th-18th. Please join us on Wednesday, February 10th, from 5-7pm for an opening reception in the Klapper Hall Student Gallery, located on the 4th floor.

We are also looking for volunteers to help curate and hang the exhibition, as well as volunteers to sit in the space during the course of the show- so that we can keep it open to the public as much as possible. If you are interested, please contact Professor Smith at Ryan.Smith@qc.cuny.edu