CUNY Service Corps applications are open for the 2015-2016 academic year!

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CUNY Service Corps applications are open for the 2015-2016 academic year!

Service Corps provides paid service experience to undergraduate and graduate students across all majors (including undeclared). Students work on service projects for 12 hours a week, are paid $12.00 an hour, for a 24-week commitment in 2015-2016.

Gain professional experience addressing the city’s most pressing needs in education, the environment, health, and the economy. Join a growing network of students, over 800 students are expected to join from 9 CUNY campuses. Make a difference through service and gain work experience with great organizations throughout New York City!

Open to undergraduate and graduate students.

Open to all majors including undeclared.

APPLY NOW: www.cuny.edu/servicecorps

Priority application deadline: February 28, 2015.

Final deadline: March 15, 2015.

In-person info session and application tips:

Tuesday, February 17th – 12:15pm – 1:30pm, Powdermaker 155

Wednesday, February 25th – 12:15 – 1:30pm, Powdermaker 155

Monday, March 9th – 12:15pm – 1:30pm, Powdermaker 155

Online info session and application tips:

Friday, February 27th – 3:30pm – 5:00pm – Webinar: http:/tinyurl.com/StudentWebinarFeb27at330pm

Young Ones Competition–deadline extended to march 9

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One of the most acclaimed international advertising, interactive and design student competitions, the One Show Young Ones Competition offers students across the globe the opportunity to compete for cash prizes and a coveted One Show Pencil. Celebrated each year at Creative Week, the Young Ones Competition exists to recognize “the best of the best” of creative students.

Choose your brief

To find out more about the competition.

To find out more about The One Club

 

Paid Internship– Visual communications design intern

Lippincott

Lippincott New York is looking for a graphic design intern.

The intern will work with senior design staff on a variety of projects in and related to brand identity, across print, digital and interactive experiences. The individual should be creative, motivated, highly articulate and bring self-initiative to projects and daily routine. Candidates should have experience with InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Experience with motion and interaction design software such as AfterEffects is preferred. Their background should demonstrate facility across a range of media, including identity, print and interaction design.

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in conceptualization and with assistance, develop preliminary concepts in to refined comprehensive design solutions
  • Individually and as part of a team, work on logo designs, visual systems, guidelines and presentations
  • Assist in producing and coordinating design audits
  • Conduct background research on identity and create mood boards for projects
  • Bring to life brand stories through print, digital interaction, animation and motion design
  • Assist in producing client presentations
  • Assist in gathering materials for case studies

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated creative ability through a strong design portfolio across a range of static, dynamic and interactive media
  • Demonstrate high quality/accuracy in design standards
  • Ability to apply basic educational principles to creative work
  • Strong technical abilities in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Proficiency in motion/film editing software such as After Effects and Cinema 4D a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to set priorities and manage time
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate ideas
  • Ability to constructively participate as part of a project team
  • Demonstrate a true passion for design and branding
  • Desire to proactively seek constructive feedback
  • Willingness and enthusiasm toward extending knowledge about technology/media, production process, design applications and working methods

The internship is a full time paid position for a period of 16 weeks (with some flexibility for students requiring a shorter internship period). Recent graduates and current students are encouraged to apply. Please ensure that you submit your online portfolio along with your application.

To Apply

 

Visit Cementbloc

The Queens College Office of Institutional Advancement and, in partnership with The Cementbloc, and its founder and alum Rico Viray, ’79, invite students to visit this globally recognized communications company to learn more about account management, account planning, technology and creative services. Students will also have a chance to hear about the apprentice program and internship opportunities.

DATE: March 3, 2015

TIME: 9:30AM-12:00PM

ADDRESS: 641 6th Ave 5th Floor NY, NY 10011 (6th Ave and 20th Street)

BREAKFAST AND LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. YOU MUST RSVP TO THIS EVENT. PLEASE CONTACT LAUREN COOPER AT LAUREN.COOPER@QC.CUNY.EDU FOR MORE DETAILS. SPACE IS LIMITED AND IS ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE BASIS.

ABOUT THE CEMENTBLOC: The CementBloc is a leading independent healthwellness communications company based in the United States. Our service offerings include a broad range of health and wellness solutions from core strategic brand planning to channel strategy and management, closed-loop platform development, interactive selling, and multichannel creative execution across multiple stakeholders including physicians, payers, patients, and caregivers.

We create BELIEF-BUILDING ideas that drive customers to action—to consider, to try, to write, to provide access, to start therapy, to stick with it—ultimately turning them into Brand Believers. Their belief is tangible, it is measurable, and it has a remarkable impact on business results.  The CementBloc is also a founding member of Indigenus, an international network of award-winning, independent healthcare agencies that covers the entire global pharmaceutical market.

PETER A. KRUEGER SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

The Peter A. Krueger Summer Internship Program offers individuals the opportunity to explore different facets of museum work, including: raising public awareness about the museum, its exhibitions and public programs; working to promote the concept of design and design thinking; learning museum-specific operations systems; and assisting with fundraising efforts as well as general administrative tasks in support of different departmental goals. Approximately 5–10 Krueger Internships are available each summer.

Internship Dates: June 15, 2015 to August 21, 2015 (10 weeks).

Stipend: $2,500

Departments accepting applications include: Curatorial (Drawings and Prints); Curatorial (Product Design and Decorative Arts); Curatorial (Textiles); Curatorial (Triennial Exhibition); Curatorial (Socially Responsible Design); Cross-Platform Publishing; Digital & Emerging Media; Communications and Marketing; Development and Membership; and Education. On the application (see link below) you will have the opportunity to select your top three choices; please make sure to select them in order of your preferences.

Department Descriptions

To find out more about Copper Hewitt

Application deadline: March 15, 2015

To Apply

2nd Annual HUMAN RIGHTS POSTER COMPETITION–$2,000 grand prize

Human Rights Matter to Everyone

Human Rights Matter to Everyone

The CCNY Human Rights Forum is now accepting submissions for the 2nd Annual HUMAN RIGHTS POSTER COMPETITION. The competition is open to all matriculated CUNY Undergraduate and master’s level students. The deadline for Phase 1 submission is March 5, 2015. Guidelines are described in the attached flyer. Please feel free to share this flyer with any of your colleagues who may know interested students.

Two winners will receive prizes of  $2,000 and all qualified submissions will be displayed to a wide audience at forum events and online. Last year we received over 100 Phase 1 submissions, with over 40 competing in Phase 2 for one of the two $2000 prizes. We hope to equal or exceed that number this year. Please do not hesitate to contact me (lgalman@ccny.cuny.edu) for additional information.

McLane Teitel (BS Graphic Design, 2014) was awarded top prize last year.

More information on the HUMAN RIGHTS FORUM can be obtained at www.humanrightsccny.org.

Download flier HR Poster contest final (3)

 

GDX15 – Final Call for Entry and Participation

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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. We need you help!

We have a sign-up sheet for volunteers to hang, monitor, and take down the show. Sign up for a time slot!

Summit work for display! The deadline to submit work for the show is Tuesday night, February 3rd. (specs: large files, jpg files, rgb color mode, 300dpi)

Email aderosa@qc.cuny.edu to get link to sign-up sheet and to upload files for printing. 

Paid Interenship–Housing Works Design Intern

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The Housing Works’ Design Team is seeking a Design Intern.

The Design Intern shares responsibility for the design of a diverse range of materials. These materials include but are not limited to: event branding/collateral, web graphics and email blasts, retail branding, advertising, photo shoots, and direct mail.

Interns are assigned individual projects and work with other design staff on larger projects. The ideal candidate must be truly interested in all aspects of design and visual communication and have a strong desire to learn and grow as a designer.

To apply, send cover letter, resume and work samples (portfolio website or PDF) to designology@housingworks.org

 

For a full description of duties, responsibilities and qualifications, please visit: http://www.housingworks.org/marketing/intern/

Art/Design Intern, Out and The Advocate

Job Description:
Out and The Advocate are looking for interns to assist the art department. Duties include, but are not limited to, design and production for front-of-book stories as well as image creation for both magazines. Candidates must be detail oriented, digitally proficient, organized, have a strong interest in design and typography, and have a positive attitude. Interest in/familiarity with LGBT issues and culture a plus. Experience with InDesign and Photoshop is required. This internship is part-time and is for school credit only. Office is in Brooklyn.

Position: Internship

Area of Focus: Design

City: Brooklyn

Region: NYC tri-state

Duration: Part-time

Benefits: monthly Metro card

Company: Grand Editorial

Contact Address: Grand Editorial 372 Court Street, #1 Brooklyn, NY 11231

Contact Email:sarahc@grandeditorial.com

Contact Name: Sarah Crumb