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 ( 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


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,, 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.


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


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.


  • 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 for review.


Rennert International

216 E. 45th Street

New York, NY 10017

Ph: (212) 867-8700

The ShopRite “Designed to Fight Hunger” Bag Design Contest


ShopRite Designed to Fight Hunger Bag Design Contest Poster

ShopRite is back with another great opportunity for up-and-coming artists to raise hunger awareness in their communities by putting their creativity and design skills to the test.

The design contest will open on October 1, 2014 and end January 31, 2015. The ShopRite “Designed to Fight Hunger” Bag Design Contest invites people ages 18 and over to submit their original hand-drawn or digitally created designs, depicting how they would fight hunger in their community.

Designs must be:

Submitted in either .eps or .jpeg format

Created to fit within a 12” wide x 13″ high area when printed

Accompanied by a complete official entry form (can be found on the below website)

Submitted online at by January 31, 2015

The person with the winning design will receive $2,500 and will have their design featured on reusable shopping bags at ShopRite stores. First and second prize winners will receive checks for $1,500 and $1,000 respectively.


TheDream.US – Up to $25K College Scholarships to CUNY for Undocumented, DACA-eligible Students


CUNY is pleased to announce an important partnership with TheDream.US, a scholarship fund for DREAMers across the nation.  DREAMers who are first-time college students or community college graduates at CUNY  and who have DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status) approval could be eligible for college scholarships of up to $25,000 to help cover tuition for two-year or four-year degrees. 

Help us to spread the word about this incredible opportunity for DREAMers who, without financial aid, might not be able to afford a college education.  If students whom you serve meet the scholarship’s eligibility criteria and are currently enrolled at CUNY or intend to enroll at CUNY by the fall of 2015, please encourage them to apply.

The scholarship application deadline is October 26, 2014.  CUNY will be a leading partner to TheDream.US and appreciates your role in building our University-wide community of DREAMer Scholars. 

For more information about the scholarship and how to apply, please

CUNY IBM Watson Case Competition

Thursday, September 18, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, a representative from the IBM Watson Team will be visiting Queens College to brief students interested in learning more about the CUNY-IBM Watson Competition. The meeting is open to all Queens College students and will be held in Rosenthal Library, Room 230. The competition will award a total of $10,000 in cash prizes, with the winning team receiving a $5,000 award. The top three teams will win cash prizes.

For more information about the competition go to

For an introduction to IBM Watson view video at



NYLON Art Internship–Unpaid

NYLON Magazine is looking for an Art Department Intern to begin ASAP! Main responsibilities include updating our issue wall and book, collaborating on illustration and photography projects, and providing some design support for our iPad issue. We are looking for strong, creative designers with an understanding of and love for the NYLON aesthetics. All internships are unpaid, and interns must be available 2+ days a week (with flexible hours!).

  • Position: Internship
  • Area of Focus: Design
  • City: New York City
  • Region: NYC tri-state
  • Duration: Part-time
  • Contact
  • Contact Name: Haley Stark
  • How to Apply: Please send a resumé, a link to your portfolio, and a brief statement of why you’d like to intern with us.
  • Job Requirements: Must be skilled with InDesign and Photoshop. Experience with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite and/or illustration is a plus. Love of pizza/donuts/fun is also a plus.

Guest Designer–Felipe Taborda

Felipe Taborda, Guest Designer Talk

Felipe Taborda, Guest Designer Talk

Felipe Taborda is coming to speak at Queens College
Monday, September 22, 2014
Free Hour (12 noon-1:00pm)
Klapper Hall 403

Felipe Taborda is a graphic designer from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A graduate of Rio’s Catholic University, he studied cinema and photography at the London International Film School (England), Communication Arts at the New York Institute of Technology and Graphic Design at the School of Visual Arts (USA). He has had his own office since 1990, working mainly in the cultural, publishing and recording areas. He also devotes himself to personal projects, such as the co-ordination and publishing of Brazil Designs, a special number of the American magazine Print, the idealization and curatorship of the event 30 Posters On Environment and Development, during Eco’92 in Rio, the concept and curatorship of The Image of Sound, a project paying tribute to Brazil’s leading composers through the visual creation of contemporary artists, and the recent exhibition Brazil AdDesign, at the Art Directors Club Gallery in New York. His works appears in the books Graphic Design for the 21st Century – 100 of the World’s Best Graphic Designers (Taschen – Germany); World Graphic Design (Merrell Publishers – England); The Anatomy of Design (Rockport Publishers – USA);Logo Design 1, 2 and 3, Brand Design Now and Contemporary Graphic Design (Taschen – Germany). In 2008 he launched his book Latin American Graphic Design, the very first comprehensive compilation of historical and contemporary design of this region, published by Taschen. In 2012, for the Rio+20 / United Nations Summit, he conceived the project Glob-All Mix / 30 Posters for a Sustainable World.

Felipe Taborda website