Monthly Archives: December 2018

Digital Activism Lab Media Studies Class

In this seminar/studio hybrid, students are invited to investigate how technology currently both empowers and marginalizes different communities, while also exploring how the possibilities within technology can advance their own activism practices. Projects developed in this class lie at the intersection of physical computing, creative computation, Internet of Things, and web/app development.
Interested undergraduates would be welcome to write to the instructor, Ari Melenciano (arimelenciano@gmail.com) for permission to be enrolled.

Google Design UX Internship

At the top of Google’s core principles is: “Focus on the user and all else will follow.” We believe each Google product should have an intuitive, simple and beautiful design that delights users each time they visit.

Google Design is a cooperative effort led by a group of designers, researchers, writers, and developers at Google. We work across teams to create tools, resources, events, and publications that support and further design and technology both inside and outside of Google.

We’re excited to announce the launch of our User Experience internships. Applications will be accepted from Monday, January 7 through Friday, January 25. You may apply directly through the links provided below. We hope you consider joining our team!

UX Design Internship

UX Research Internship

UX Engineer Internship

UX Writer Internship

To see other opportunities in design and resources, please visit design.google.com.

Paid Marketing Summer Internship–ConEd

Intern Program
Dates: June 3, 2019 through August 9, 2019
Location: Valhalla, NY office
Length of Program: 10-weeks (40 hour work week)
Paid internship program

Timeline
Applications: November 25, 2018 – January 15, 2019
Interviews: November 2018 – April 2019, on a rolling basis

Based on your background and interests, you will be matched to, interview with, and work on a team for 10 weeks during the summer.

Program Requirements:
• Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree program in Sophomore year or later, or graduate program at an accredited institution taking at least one class in the semester prior to the internship program and returning to school for at least one semester upon completion of the internship program
• Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater
• Candidates must possess a strong work ethic and be flexible in meeting assignments.
• Excellent analytical skills, strong interpersonal skills and a high energy level are required.
• Previous entry level work experience strongly preferred
• Must have strong oral and written communication skills
• Strongly prefer candidates who live within a commutable distance
• Must provide own housing and transportation to/from work
• Must provide proper work authorization
• As a condition of employment, must successfully complete a background check

 

Summer Internship Details/Description:
Department: Marketing & BD
Preferred Academic Discipline(s): Marketing/Communications

The purpose of this Summer Internship is to provide college students with work experience in their chosen academic field.

Responsibilities

Intern will be utilized to assist with various projects within the marketing department.

 

Projects may include:
1. Industry research
2. Copy editing
3. Media review/placement
4. Website UX input
5. Social media content management
6. Basic graphic design
7. General marketing support duties as needed by Market Managers

 

Expectations would be for the individual to get an inside look at the operations and the work performed by a corporate marketing department. They would be able to utilize and apply skills learned in the classroom in practical applications within the marketing discipline.

Qualifications

• Junior or Senior
• Marketing/communications degree path
• Copywriting and graphic design skills utilizing Adobe Creative Suite application. Examples of work (research, copywriting, graphics) will be required.
• Candidates must possess a strong work ethic and be flexible in meeting assignments.
• Must have strong oral and written communication skills
• Proficiency with a variety of software applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is also required.
• The ideal candidate must be a self-starter, with a high level of integrity, initiative, resourcefulness, and creativity.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Consolidated Edison is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms in policy and practice its commitment to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship, eligible veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law.

Con Edison is a federal contractor subject to VEVRAA and desires to receive priority referrals of protected veterans.

You must be eligible to work in the US independent of company sponsorship.

TO APPLY ON-LINE

frogNY’s Diversity and Inclusion’s Mentorship Program

Below is the application for frog Diversity and Inclusion’s mentorship program. The deadline to apply is December 21st.

This is open to any visual, interaction, or industrial designers that come from socially or economically disadvantaged backgrounds, which includes any minority groups or schools that are not well-known. It also includes any self-taught designers. Applicants’ skills must qualify for an intern, junior, or mid-level role.

https://goo.gl/forms/Z8CFeVF5168LDtRy1

Unpaid Internship–Queens Museum Communications Intern: Winter/Spring 2019

The Queens Museum is looking for a capable and enthusiastic individual to assist the Communications department. Over the course of this internship, the Museum will be working on the Summer exhibition and preparing for exhibitions in the Fall in addition to many more educational and public events. The internship will run alongside the summer and academic season of the year. Institutionally, our goal is to increase our capacity to build public awareness of our programs and initiatives through media campaigns and engaging content creation.

The Communications Intern will provide a variety of creative and administrative assistance to the Communications department. These responsibilities include:

Essential Job Functions:
Support the design of print and digital media, and any additional collateral from concept to completion
Manage multiple projects with varying timelines
Monitor daily news and flag stories relevant to the Queens Museum
Conduct media research; assist with media outreach; archive contacts and coverage
Assemble press lists; assist with social media; and draft press materials

Qualifications:
Communications, communications design, graphic design, or public relations major or minor is preferred.
Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and basic Adobe Premiere Pro.
Well-versed using Web platforms, Web CMS, social media outlets, and excellent digital media skills
Previous experience interning in a media relations position would be helpful.
Strong communications skills – both verbal and written – are important.
A strong interest in learning how to create engaging materials to generate interest in Museum initiatives.
Candidates must be able to work at least 2 days a week.
This is an unpaid internship. Candidates must be enrolled in college and provide the museum with documentation of credits received in exchange for the internship opportunity.

The Communications Intern will report to the Communications Coordinator and regularly interface with the Director of Communications. The start date for this position is January 7

How to Apply: Please send your cover letter, portfolio, and resume to vyoma@queensmuseum.org.