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SIMON & SCHUSTER SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (Paid)

Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.

Description:

The Simon & Schuster Internship Program offers students a chance to explore the world of book publishing with a behind-the-scenes learning experience. Though interns work within specific departments where they are able to explore all aspects of the business.  The program is then supplemented with speaker presentations, mentoring relationships, and networking opportunities.

Interns are placed within specific imprints or divisions on either the adult or children’s side of the business based on interest, experience, academic coursework, and the Simon & Schuster business needs. Past assignments have typically been within editorial, marketing, and publicity departments.

Interns will both shadow and work alongside publishing professionals. They will also attend meetings and events and participate in weekly lunch and learn programs designed specifically for the intern class.

The summer 2018 session will run for 8 weeks and will allow interns to work a full 35 hour work week.

Qualifications:

To be considered for the internship program a candidate:

Must be a currently enrolled student (Juniors and Seniors or graduate students preferred).

Must submit an application with cover letter through the Simon and Schuster career site at www.simonandschuster.biz/careers

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States after graduation; Completion of the application assumes eligibility to work in the United States.

Should have strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Must have a passion for books and an eagerness to tell us about it

Must have a great attitude and desire to learn

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McCann New York 2018 Summer Internship

 

McCann NY 2018 – Summer Internship

New York City, NY

 

The Role

Get ready to roll up your sleeves and be immersed in the fast-paced, ever-changing, incredibly fun world of advertising! During this 10-week program, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the advertising business, work collaboratively in teams to solve a business challenge, create an integrated marketing campaign for a current or prospective client, and truly be valued as a junior member of your team.

You will take part in weekly Learn & Lunch sessions, starting with an exploration of the various departments within McCann. Additionally, you will participate in many training programs offered to McCann employees.  Interns that successfully complete the program will be considered for full-time positions upon graduation. For more information and to learn more about us, please visit www.mccannny.com.

 

Who you will be

  • Must be a rising senior, graduating senior, or graduate school student
  • Have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrate a passion and desire to be in advertising
  • Creative, collaborative and innovative thinker
  • Enthusiastic and organized
  • Strong writing and presentation skills a must
  • Relevant MS Office experience required
  • Knowledge of the digital landscape and social media
  • Prior internship experience in a related field a plus
  • For creative internships, a creative portfolio is required, as well as intermediate knowledge and the ability to work in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop is required for Design and Art Direction interns

 

How to apply for this internship

  • 1) Fill out a formal application online at https://mccanncareers.silkroad.com/
  • 2) In a short paragraph, please answer the following question: “What brand plays a meaningful role in your life, and why?” Please be sure to attach it to your online application.
  • 3) Create a 30 second video that answers the question: “What would you bring to the table if you were to intern at McCann?” Please upload your video to YouTube and provide the URL in your application so that we can access and view it. You can create the video in any style you’d like, have fun with it!

If you have a department preference, please let us know. For more information about the different departments within an agency and how they function, please visit http://aef.com/building-talent/industry-roles/:

    • Account Management
    • Project Management
    • Strategy
    • New Business
    • Human Resources
    • Finance
    • Creative
      • Art Direction
      • Copywriting
      • Design
      • Integrated Production

The Application Deadline is March 15, 2018.

We look forward to all of your responses, and promise to read them all! Due to the high volume of applicants, we kindly request your patience during this process. Final decisions will be made by April 15, 2018.

Please note: Applications without the short inspiration paragraph, a video and a portfolio (for Creative intern candidates only) will not be accepted.

 

The Company

McCann New York is the headquarters of McCann Worldwide, one of the world’s largest advertising agency networks with operations in over 120 countries. The agency opened in 1912 with Truth Well Told as its founding — and enduring — creative philosophy. As we have enhanced this strategy-based creative approach to keep it relevant in today’s multichannel brand communications world, we have strengthened our ability to unearth consumer insights, highlight behavioral brand truths, and create innovative multiplatform experiences that help our clients’ brands play a meaningful role in consumers’ lives.

 

McCann is an EEO/AA M/F/Disability/Vet Employer

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Job LocationNew York, New York, United States

 

Broadcast Production 2018 Summer Internship at J. Walter Thompson New York

J. Walter Thompson’s distinctive ten-week paid summer internship program will allow you to gain experience in multiple departments across the agency. During your internship, you will have the opportunity to work on real-life projects: from developing concepts and ideas, to presenting a pitch and executing a final product. You’ll experience life in an advertising agency!

Some highlights of our program include our speaker series, volunteer initiatives, mentorship program and networking opportunities.

If you find yourself nodding your head as you read this, and you believe you may share our pioneering attitude, then we invite you to apply for our Summer 2018 Internship Program!

The internship program will run from June 4, 2018 through August 10, 2018.

J. Walter Thompson NY is looking for interns to join the Broadcast Production team. The right candidates will be able to provide creative solutions while having a business mindset. We’re looking for students who are detail-oriented, resourceful, innovative, focused and able to embrace challenges with imagination and flair.

Responsibilities are as follows:

  • General support for Broadcast Production department
  • Searching and sourcing video footage
  • Attending sessions
  • Assisting producers with director searching

Requirements and Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited university as a rising senior
  • Proven effective written and oral communication skills
  • Must be excited about the field of production in an advertising agency
  • Should be intelligent, polite with a strong work ethic
  • Highly organized and self-directed
  • Outstanding time management skills and ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment
  • A passion to make and discover new things
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong personality, a sense of humor and positive attitude are a must

The deadline for applications is January 31, 2018.

Include cover letter, resume and link to online portfolio in application
APPLY ONLINE

Digital Production 2018 Summer Internship at J. Walter Thompson New York

J.Walter Thompson’s distinctive ten-week paid summer internship program will allow you to gain experience in multiple departments across the agency. During your internship, you will have the opportunity to work on real-life projects: from developing concepts and ideas, to presenting a pitch and executing a final product. You’ll experience life in an advertising agency!

Some highlights of our program include our speaker series, volunteer initiatives, mentorship program and networking opportunities.

If you find yourself nodding your head as you read this, and you believe you may share our pioneering attitude, then we invite you to apply for our Summer 2018 Internship Program!

The internship program will run from June 4, 2018 through August 10, 2018.

J. Walter Thompson NY is looking for interns to join the Digital Production team. The right candidates will be able to provide creative solutions while having a business mindset. We’re looking for students who are detail-oriented, resourceful, innovative, focused and able to embrace challenges with imagination and flair.

Responsibilities are as follows:

  • Assisting Digital Producers, User Experience Architects, Executive Digital Producers, and the Director of Digital Production with day-to-day needs on website builds and banner builds
  • Assisting the Digital Studio Manager with resourcing developers, QA managers, and technical leads
  • Assisting in overall department organization including department status and weekly resourcing

Requirements and Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited university as a rising senior
  • Proven effective written and oral communication skills
  • Must have a polished, professional demeanor
  • Highly organized and self-directed
  • Outstanding time management skills and ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment
  • A passion to make and discover new things
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • A sense of humor and positive attitude are a must

The deadline for applications is January 31, 2018.

NOTE: if you’re interested in applying for our Creative program, please visit us at http://jumpstart.jwt.com/

At J. Walter Thompson we create pioneering solutions that build enduring brands and business. We have been connecting brands with consumers and creating engaging stories that shift behavior for over 150 years. We currently have over 200 offices in 90 countries that contain 10,000 of the brightest minds in the business. We owe our growing success to the adoption of a set of simple principles we refer to as the 4 C’s: curiosity, collaboration, creativity and courage. It is the embodiment of these traits that makes J. Walter Thompson unique. It is also what we look for in potential new hires.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

APPLY ONLINE

Include cover letter, resume and link to online portfolio in application.

Planning 2018 Summer Internship at J. Walter Thompson New York

J. Walter Thompson’s distinctive ten-week paid summer internship program will allow you to gain experience in multiple departments across the agency. During your internship, you will have the opportunity to work on real-life projects: from developing concepts and ideas, to presenting a pitch and executing a final product. You’ll experience life in an advertising agency!

Some highlights of our program include our speaker series, volunteer initiatives, mentorship program and networking opportunities.

If you find yourself nodding your head as you read this, and you believe you may share our pioneering attitude, then we invite you to apply for our Summer 2018 Internship Program!

The internship program will run from June 4, 2018 through August 10, 2018.

J. Walter Thompson NY is looking for interns to join the Planning team.
Planners at J. Walter Thompson are crucial in blending research, analytics and creative best practices for building thoughtful and inspired campaigns. They are champions of collaboration with all internal stakeholders to drive campaign strategy, and bring the client along on the journey to superior brand communication and audience experience

The right candidate will be able to provide creative solutions while having a business mindset. We’re looking for students who are detail-oriented, resourceful, innovative, focused and able to embrace challenges with imagination and flair.

Requirements and Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited university as a rising senior
  • Proven effective written and oral communication skills
  • Must have a polished, professional demeanor
  • Highly organized and self-directed
  • Outstanding time management skills and ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment
  • A passion to learn new things
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • A sense of humor and positive attitude are a must

The deadline for applications is January 31, 2018.

NOTE: if you’re interested in applying for our Creative program, please visit us at http://jumpstart.jwt.com/

At J. Walter Thompson we create pioneering solutions that build enduring brands and business. We have been connecting brands with consumers and creating engaging stories that shift behavior for over 150 years. We currently have over 200 offices in 90 countries that contain 10,000 of the brightest minds in the business. We owe our growing success to the adoption of a set of simple principles we refer to as the 4 C’s: curiosity, collaboration, creativity and courage. It is the embodiment of these traits that makes J. Walter Thompson unique. It is also what we look for in potential new hires.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law
APPLY ONLINE
Include cover letter, resume and link to online portfolio in application.

Jump/Start 2018 at J. Walter Thompson New York

At J. Walter Thompson we create pioneering solutions that build enduring brands and business. We have been connecting brands with consumers and creating engaging stories that shift behavior for over 150 years. We currently have over 200 offices in 90 countries that contain 10,000 of the brightest minds in the business. We owe our growing success to the adoption of a set of simple principles we refer to as the 4 C’s: curiosity, collaboration, capability and courage. It is the embodiment of these traits that makes J. Walter Thompson unique. It is also what we look for in potential new hires.

Jump/Start is a global, 12-week paid, quarterly program, open to students (not just advertising) and young creatives from any background, looking for their big break.

Anyone can have great creative ideas, but Jump/Start will teach you how to apply your creativity to real clients and real situations. If you’re passionate, innovative and want to get ahead of the competition, then apply.

Learn more at https://jumpstart.jwt.com/

APPLY ONLINE 

Include cover letter, resume and link to online portfolio in application.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

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 Include cover letter, resume and link to online portfolio in application.

Design Assistant – Penguin Workshop

Company: Penguin Random House LLCRequisition ID: 14268
The Penguin Young Readers group is looking for a Design Assistant.This imprint publishes approximately 150 titles a year, creating every kind of children’s book for every kind of child. Focused on ages 0-12, they offer middle grade fiction, original paperback series, leveled readers, nonfiction, and licenses to captivate even the most reluctant of readers.In addition to best-selling chapter books, award-winning Readers, and the ever-popular Mad Libs, the group expands in-house brands including The Little Engine That Could, The World of Eric Carle, and Llama Llama, and continues the legacy of Beatrix Potter. They are leaders in the nonfiction market with their Who Was? program and work with top licensors on media tie-in publishing.

Specifically, The Design Assistant

  • Provides administrative support to the senior art director including processing invoices, scanning art, archiving files, and scheduling meetings.
  • Works closely with the senior art director to ensure efficient and productive staff workflow.
  • Assists design staff with cover/interior design changes and artist searches.
  • Designs 15-20 books of varying format a year.
  • Traffics materials for catalog, the cover library, and all other internal requests.
  • Corresponds with artists and artist representatives.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of Mac platform and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat)
  • Proactive and able to provide timely follow-through on projects
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage competing priorities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Prior related internship preferred
  • Interest in children’s television, film, and video games

The salary for this position is $40,000. Full-tiime employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package. Please submit a portfolio, resume, and cover letter to be considered for this opportunity.

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.Nearest Major Market: ManhattanNearest Secondary Market: New York CityJob Segment: Graphic Design, Intern, Media Publishing, Administrative Assistant, Book Publishing, Creative, Entry Level, Publishing, AdministrativeSDL2017

Promo Design Assistant, Hearst Design Group

The Hearst Design Group, which consists of ELLE DECOR, HOUSE BEAUTIFUL, VERANDA, and METROPOLITAN HOME, seeks a talented and enthusiastic junior designer for a graphic design opportunity in our marketing team. The ideal candidate has proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, a can-do attitude, possesses strong design, layout, and communication skills, and can multi-task in a fast-paced environment. The junior designer’s role will be to design and assist with a wide variety of projects related to the daily workflow of our magazines. This position is approximately 85% design, 15% administrative.Responsibilities

  • Design inbook promotion pages and manage scheduling of assets with sales staff
  • Design custom comps
  • Develop event collateral including logos, eblasts, and invites
  • Maintain monthly esignatures
  • Provide general support to marketing staff.

Requirements

  • Proficiency in Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Fast learner with strong design and layout skills
  • Undergrad degree in graphic design or intern experience in graphic design
  • Organized multi-tasker able to meet tight deadlines
  • Adept at creating physical comps and mock-ups
  • Microsoft Excel, Keynote, PowerPoint experience a plus

APPLY ONLINE 

Junior Designer – Creative Marketing Services

Putnam Berkley Group  Company LocationNew York City, NY, US

Penguin Random House is seeking a Junior Designer with a strong understanding of current trends in marketing and social media design to join our team! This role will conceptualize, design, and execute innovative marketing, publicity, and promotional projects under tight deadlines for multiple literary and commercial publishing imprints, including Penguin, Riverhead and Viking. This position is an excellent opportunity for an entry-level designer looking to be challenged and grow in a fast-paced publishing environment!Specific Responsibilities Include

  • Designing print and online advertisements and promotional materials, including back ads, shelf talkers, static and animated ads, printed postcards, posters, bookmarks, point-of-purchase displays, and html e-cards.
  • Creating dynamic and shareable pieces, which include videos, animated gifs, styled photos and striking designs, for a variety of social media platforms.
  • Creating visual presentations for seasonal sales conferences, advertising campaigns, author meetings, and agent meetings.
  • Preparing designed files for printing, with an understanding of the crucial difference between online and print pieces.
  • Distributing mechanicals to appropriate individuals and ensuring they are routed in a timely manner.
  • Working with Editors, Publishers, and Art Directors from concept stage to finished, printed product.
  • Communicating between the Marketing, Editorial, Managing Editorial, Copyediting, Publicity, and Production departments.
  • Pulling ad copy from an internal database.
  • Collaborating with vendors and media contacts.
  • Researching new platforms and presenting new ideas to the group.

Please Apply If You Meet The Following Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of six months’ design experience
  • Previous design internship is strongly preferred
  • Genuine interest in the book publishing industry
  • Proven ability to create and revise designs under tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Understanding of color principles as applied to print color correction and design
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
  • Knowledge of File Maker Pro and Microsoft Word, including PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Dreamweaver, and basic HTML coding preferred

Please apply using our online application process, and please include your résumé and cover letter with salary requirements.

Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.Nearest Major Market: ManhattanNearest Secondary Market: New York CityJob Segment: Developer, Graphic Design, Intern, Media Publishing, Marketing, Technology, Creative, Entry Level, PublishingSDL2017

Graphic Design Summer Internship (Paid)

 Graphic Design Summer Internship (Paid) at Prophet
Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Design and Brand Consulting project teams
  • Communications design may include logo design, visual systems design and guidelines
  • Retail design may include site audits, merchandising graphics, mood boards and other supporting materials
  • Interns will receive coaching from Senior Designers, and will also be assigned a coach to manage and facilitate their professional development during the program
  • Interns will be encouraged to participate in peer review processes, and will also have a mid-term and end-of-internship evaluation

Requirements

  • Strong, diverse design portfolio that is well balanced and demonstrates a focus on graphic or communication design
  • Must have basic layout skills and strong typographic skills
  • Formal design training from a college or university; we are open to candidates with a BFA or undergraduates who are studying to complete their BFA as well as Masters students and graduates
  • Ability to communicate effectively and substantiate your design directions
  • Passion for your work and a desire to work with a team
  • Must demonstrate a basic understanding of brand identity
  • Must have experience with Adobe CS6: InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Ability to self manage, multitask and prioritize, handling multiple projects concurrently
  • Must have solid production skills and exposure to HTML
  • Prior work experience is desirable, but not required
  • Knowledge or experience with animation is a plus, but not required
  • Applicants must be able to dedicate a minimum of 40 hours per week
  • Applications submitted without portfolios will not be considered

EMAIL COVER LETTER, LINK TO ONLINE PORTFOLIO AND RESUME TO  recruiting@prophet.com.

Founded in 1992, Prophet is a global consultancy that helps business leaders use brand, marketing, design, and innovation to create enduring market leadership and impact. It specializes in turning insights into initiatives that resonate with customers and make their clients businesses more successful.Prophet serves senior executives at Fortune 500 companies worldwide, and has completed assignments for such major corporations as BP, Cargill, Cartier, Caterpillar, Danfoss, GE, Monsanto, Harrahs Entertainment, Inc., NBC Universal, Ritz Carlton, Staples, Timberland, UBS, and Zurich Financial. Its portfolio of services includes brand strategy, design, innovation, and marketing strategy and effectiveness.The firm is widely recognized for making numerous contributions to the science and knowledge of branding and marketing strategy, as captured in books by David Aaker, Scott Davis, and Michael Dunn, including Brand Relevance, The Shift, Spanning Silos, Building Strong Brands, Brand Portfolio Strategy, Building the Brand-Driven Business, and Brand Asset Management. More recently Andy Stefanovich published a book focusing on innovation Look at More Stuff. Prophets Partners are sought after thought leaders and experts, with their viewpoints regularly appearing in such media as Advertising Age, CNBC, the Financial Times, Fast Company, Fortune, Newsweek, New York Times, USA Today, and the Wall Street Journal.Prophet today has over 300 employees who bring a mix of strategic, creative, and analytical skills and come from diverse backgrounds in advertising, consulting, academics, and industry positions as brand and marketing executives. This enables Prophet to bring vision, analytical rigor, and creative passion to its clients challenges. The firm has grown approximately 25% per year for the past five years, and today maintains offices in Berlin, Chicago, London, New York, Richmond, San Francisco, and Zurich. In 2004, the firm was named to the annual Seven Jewels list by Consulting Magazine, which highlights newer consulting firms that are carving out a distinctive position in the industry. Its Chairman and CEO, Michael Dunn, was named one of Consulting Magazines top consultants of 2008.Prophet is looking for highly motivated Graphic Design Specialist to participate in our internship program, working closely with Design Directors and Senior Designers on a variety of projects. The Design Internship is currently available in our San Francisco and Richmond offices. The internship will run for a period of 10 weeks starting June 12th.
Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Design and Brand Consulting project teams
  • Communications design may include logo design, visual systems design and guidelines
  • Retail design may include site audits, merchandising graphics, mood boards and other supporting materials
  • Interns will receive coaching from Senior Designers, and will also be assigned a coach to manage and facilitate their professional development during the program
  • Interns will be encouraged to participate in peer review processes, and will also have a mid-term and end-of-internship evaluation

Requirements

  • Strong, diverse design portfolio that is well balanced and demonstrates a focus on graphic or communication design
  • Must have basic layout skills and strong typographic skills
  • Formal design training from a college or university; we are open to candidates with a BFA or undergraduates who are studying to complete their BFA as well as Masters students and graduates
  • Ability to communicate effectively and substantiate your design directions
  • Passion for your work and a desire to work with a team
  • Must demonstrate a basic understanding of brand identity
  • Must have experience with Adobe CS6: InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Ability to self manage, multitask and prioritize, handling multiple projects concurrently
  • Must have solid production skills and exposure to HTML
  • Prior work experience is desirable, but not required
  • Knowledge or experience with animation is a plus, but not required
  • Applicants must be able to dedicate a minimum of 40 hours per week
  • Applications submitted without portfolios will not be considered

Seniority Level

Internship

Industry

  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Design
  • Management Consulting

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

  • Education
  • Training