Monthly Archives: April 2013

Above The Fold Student Web Design Competition

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Announcing the second annual Above the Fold Student Web Design Competition, presented by Adobe, honoring the best in Web, motion, app and interactive design from students around the world.

Enter the 2013 Above the Fold Student Web Design Competition by May 3, and earn your place among the best student Web design work in the world. Entries are only $20 each. For bulk entries (3 or more), please email us.

See website for more info:
http://abovethefoldbook.com/

graphic design summer internship–applications now being accepted

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The QC-QEDC graphic design internship is now accepting applications for summer (5/15-6/30).

The  Queens College Graphic Design Internship Program provides a venue for interested undergraduates to participate in supervised, structured, credited, paid internships. These internships are organized to develop students’ design skills and provide on-the-job experience in their chosen field. Selected interns will work with clients of Queens Economic Development Corporation to develop branding and marketing materials.

The internship runs from 5/15 through 6/30. We will meet twice a week and students should expect to spend 10-20 hours a week on their projects. Selected interns will receive a $1200 stipend at the completion of the internship and may receive academic credit as a graphic design internship if desired.

Qualifications:
3.0 gpa in the major
Completion of Typography 2
Responsible and motivated

To apply please send a resume and a url link or a pdf with five samples of their work (in one pdf)  to kweinsteino(at)gmail.com. Cover letter should include why the applicant is interested in the internship.

LEARN HOW TO BUILD YOUR OWN IPHONE & IPAD APPS–Scholarships Available

Applications are due this sunday (4/21)
….we hope to increase the opportunity to participate in the tech economy for traditionally underrepresented groups like women, minorities, public college students, and immigrants. Full scholarships are available for applicants from these traditionally underrepresented groups.
We’re excited to announce the launch of Access Code, our comprehensive and affordable iOS Development course led by an expert practitioner. No previous background required.
We believe that everyone should have an opportunity to learn how to code and begin a career in technology. With 75% of tech developer jobs in NYC currently going unfilled, we want to grow the tech workforce by expanding access to tech education. In particular, we hope to increase the opportunity to participate in the tech economy for traditionally underrepresented groups like women, minorities, public college students, and immigrants. Full scholarships are available for applicants from these traditionally underrepresented groups.
Our 8-week, 50 hour course will give you the foundations to create your own iPhone and iPad applications.
Learn more and apply today for our Spring Class (App deadline: April 21st): accesscodenyc.org. Feel free to contact ben@queenstech.org if you have any questions about the program.

Summer Graphic Design Internship at CBS Sports

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Heads Up provided Colene Blanchet

Design Intern
Assist in the creation of website and banner graphics, print ads, flash motion graphics, presentations & signage for Sports Network programming, sales and special projects.

*Portfolio required; online portfolio preferred.

 

CBS Sports Network, is the 24-hour destination of CBS Sports and is in 48 million homes and available to 100 million homes nationwide. The network televises 350 live games and over 2,200 hours of original programming every year including live college football, college basketball and more from the Mountain West, Conference USA, Atlantic 10, as well as Army, Navy and the Patriot League, and Professional Bull Riding (PBR). CBS Sports Network is the home of both the National Lacrosse League (NLL) and Major League Lacrosse (MLL).

Required Skills/Experience
– Strong interest in sports
– Current undergraduate student (junior or senior)
– 2.50 GPA or above
– Able to obtain college academic credit
– Superior communication and interpersonal skills
– Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
– Exceptional attention to detail
– Able to work in a fast- paced environment under deadlines
– Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
– Ability to work and prioritize work assignments
– Able to provide administrative support as needed

Preferred Skills/Experience
Strong knowledge of College Sports
– Active participation in extracurricular activities; clubs; and/or associations. Leadership positions while maintaining an above-average GPA, a plus
– Prior internship experience in a related field
Additional Candidate Instructions
– All internship offers are contingent upon receipt of school letter verifying credit eligibility
– Internships are in New York, New York.  Selected students must be willing to relocate at their own expense

We are looking for passionate students to join our winning team during the summer 2013 season.  Interested students must be able to commit to the full summer program which runs from June through early August and be available to intern 5 days per week. This is an UNPAID, FOR-CREDIT ONLY internship program.  And, proof of credit eligibility and course enrollment from an accredited academic institution must be provided prior to start date.

Our network’s internships are professional and learning experiences.  As such, they present priceless opportunities for undergraduate students that want to learn the workings of a fast-paced, innovative, and growing cable network.
Please note that, in order to be considered for this program, your resume submission must be accompanied by a cover letter.

Must apply on-line through their site

Illustration/Craft Intern

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Heads Up provided by Nina Frenkel

Illustration/Craft Intern
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
(New York NY)

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is seeking an Illustration intern to work on various assignments in the Crafts Department.

The main focus of this internship is to assist the Crafts Department in producing illustrated and digital graphics for both two and three dimensional craft projects.

Ideal skills/ areas of study:
– Rising junior or senior or advanced degree student majoring in: Illustration, Visual Communications, Graphic Design, Packaging Design or other relevant majors
– Proficiency in Adobe Suite
– Strong illustration skills that can be adapted to a variety of styles
– Basic paper crafting skills

2013 MSLO Summer Internship Program:
MSLO’s 10-week Summer Internship Program will run from June 3 – August 16 and is held in New York City. It combines a full-time internship with a comprehensive Education and Entertainment Series which includes tours of the MSLO facilities and a speaker series.

Application Package should include:
Resume, cover letter and writing/design samples (if applicable).

Qualified Candidates:
Candidates should be entering their Junior or Senior year at a 4-year accredited college or university or be in an advanced degree program and must receive school credit for their internship at MSLO. Interns will receive a $20 daily stipend. Candidates should be available to intern full time. Interns will be responsible for their own travel, housing, food and personal expenses.

Qualified applicants may email lkaesshaefer@marthastewart.com with the subject line “Illustration/Craft Intern.”

Website: http://marthastewart.com

Fisher-Price® summer graphic design internship

Heads up provided by Professor Blanchet

Graphic Design Intern – summer 2013

Req Number:130500
Location(s): New York NY
Responsibilities:
Graphic Design Intern
As the most trusted name in quality toys, Fisher-Price® has been helping to make childhood special for generations of kids. While we”re still loved for our classics, our employees” talent, energy and ideas have helped us keep pace with the interests and needs of today”s families by adding innovative learning toys, toys based on popular preschool characters, award-winning baby gear, and numerous licensed children”s products to the list of Fisher-Price favorites.
We are currently seeking qualified intern candidates to participate in our paid 2013 Summer and Fall Internship Program within the Packaging Department.
PRIMARY DUTIES:
”Work closely with packaging department designers to design and develop packaging graphics.
”Prepare high quality package mock-ups.
”Design graphics for trade ads, cross sells and related promotional graphics.
”When asked, attend and participate in the weekly packaging/marketing meetings.
”Communicate as required with the HK packaging office.
”Understands how to monitor and follow packaging status schedules to keep projects on time.
”Responsible to keep manager updated on changes in package design/development.
Requirements:
SKILLS:
”Ability to transform business objectives into high quality, creative design concepts.
”Computer Proficiency in Adobe CS5 as well as MS Office/Macintosh Office.
”Working knowledge of type manipulation, photography, mechanical art production.
”Strong aesthetic skills
”Excellent time management skills with ability to juggle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
”Well-developed project management skills.
”Strong communication skills with ability to work with individuals at all levels.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
”Working towards a BS Degree in Graphics, Fine Arts or related degree.

FISHER-PRICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
M/F/V/D
Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

VISIT TO APPLY
http://www.manhattanjobs.com/job.asp?id=80315921&aff=EDCA4808-9482-415C-B687-AF07F73B2DFC to apply