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Learning and Internship Opportunities

Learning opportunities
Information Session: Data Science Course Winter 2018
Wednesday, November 1st, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Tech Incubator
Data Scientists from Byteflow Dynamics, a NYC-based data science consultancy, will be at the Tech Incubator this Wednesday at 6pm for an information session about their upcoming training programs at Queens College. Please rsvp: https://goo.gl/forms/ybJaibtIuSNH1ahP2

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Cyber Security with Facebook https://securityfacebook.splashthat.com/
Tuesday, November 7th at  6:40 pm, City College

This is an event hosted by Facebook. It’s part of a year-long initiative with CodePath to build a learning community around cybersecurity.
Students will have the chance to hear from Facebook Engineers, be served food and beverages, and participate in a raffle! The event will be hosted at City College of New York at Nov. 7th, starting at 6:40 pm.
more…
Students may RSVP through this link: https://securityfacebook.splashthat.com
Thanks to Henry He for this information. Please contact Henry if you have any questions:
Henry.He44@qmail.cuny.edu

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HumanUptions UpStart Workshops
Nov. 8, 1 pm to 4 pm Meet the Recruiters, 5 pm to 8 pm workshops, 
more… 
Free sponsored tickets are still available. Please rsvp: https://goo.gl/forms/Es4gariv8QyS0lA33

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Billion Dollar Technology
Wednesday, November 8th, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, The Summit (Campus Dorms area)
ALPFA Queens College will be hosting a Computer Science event. The purpose of the event is to teach students interested in the computer science and engineering fields to learn more about the career paths and companies they will potentially work for. more…

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CUNY Hackathon
November 10th-12th @ the Navy Yard
CUNY Hackathon is back, and it’s bigger and better! For three days, Nov. 10-12 @ the Navy Yard. Design and build something cool. Bragging rights. Free food. Prizes. Swag. 
RSVP: ››
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How to run “Hour of Code” training session
Wednesday, November 15th, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Online

The 2017 Computer Science Education Week will be December 4-10. The Tech Incubator will be hosting “Hour of Code” classes on campus for local k-12 students. To sign up to participate in December’s “Hour of Code” activities: https://goo.gl/forms/3yqh02uDqagHNuGl2

For anyone who is interested in participating as facilitators for these events, please consider taking the training provided by the Long Island Women in Technology. See details and signup information below:


Long Island Women in Tech runs “Hour of Code” sessions for local students throughout the year. This gives students a great head-start into learning to code.


With CS Education week coming up in December, we’ll once again be running a “How To” session to teach you how to plan and run an Hour of Code. I’ll be presenting and sharing my lessons learned after teaching over 700 kids how to code.


You won’t want to miss this!


Please review the info here and register early as we will cap the attendees at 100.

http://liwomenintech.com/events/hour-of-code-how-to/
Source: Stefana Muller, Founder, LI Women in Tech

liwomenintech.com


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Kickoff Event: the Regionals for the New York Business Plan Competition, more…

November 15th, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, LIU, Brooklyn
November 17th, 11:00 pm to 1:00 pm, LIU, Brooklyn
The regional competition is sponsored by LIU and open to current graduate and undergraduate students at any accredited NYC-based institution.  Last year the competition categories included:
  • Information Technology and Software
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Non-profits
  • Advanced Technology
  • Clean Technology
  • Products
  • Services
Last year, students that advanced past the Regionals to the statewide competition were eligible to win a grand prize valued at $100,000.

LIU will be hosting two kickoff event on November 15th & November 17th, The links to register are provided below:
You can find more about this competition at http://apply.nybplan.com/.  
Contact: kelley.pierre@my.liu.edu
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NYC Challenges
NYCx
NYC announced a challenge program this week that is aimed at getting innovators, designers, technologists, entrepreneurs, etc focused on solving some of NYC’s most interesting problems. It is called NYCx and you can learn more about it here.
The first three challenges are up and are here.
They are:
The City will continue to roll out these NYCx challenges in the coming months and years. If you think you can solve one of the three existing challenges, you can apply on the links above.
Source: AVC blog

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LibrePlanet Annual Conference
March 24-25, 2018, in Cambridge, MA
LibrePlanet is an annual conference hosted by the Free Software Foundation for free software enthusiasts and people interested in the intersection of technology and social justice.  The conference is March 24-25, 2018, in Cambridge, MA.
Conference website: https://www.libreplanet.org/2018/

Call for session proposals (deadline Nov 2): 
https://my.fsf.org/node/18

Apply for a scholarship (deadline Nov 30): 
https://my.fsf.org/node/17

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Internship Opportunities
Zuulu, Engineer Intern
Zuulu is looking for an intern to join their team, 
more…. They’re a company in the CUNY network. Zuulu is a media platform — aggregating all it’s content from community members. See the opportunity below. They are pre-launch; Reach out (ct@thezuulu.com) if you want to check out the demo. Splash page below. thezuulu.com
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TevahMedia, Tech Incubator at Queens College, Part-Time Web Developer

Click 
here for more information.

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EPIC Software developer intern summer 2018

Apply via the link below:
https://www.jobsinmadison.com/job/detail/27450177/Software-Developer-Intern-Summer-2018

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ERA Winter Intern
Application deadline for ERA Winter 2018 Accelerator program is November 6, Monday:

http://eranyc.com

Program Starts: January 8, 2018


ERA helps great founders build better businesses:

* $100,000 initial investment in each company and potential follow-on funding

* More than $750,000 of program benefits from partners and sponsors

* NYC’s largest network of 
 350+ active mentors and 139+ alumni companies

Apply now: 
http://eranyc.com/apply 

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SIParCS applications are open!

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2018 Summer Internships in Parallel Computational Science.The application deadline for the 2018 SIParCS program is January 19, 2018, at 4 pm Mountain Time.
This year we are offering students the opportunity to work with ten projects ranging in topic from Fortran to cybersecurity processes, to machine learning, digital asset management, and HPC training. If you are interested in applying, please review our project statements of work.
Once you have reviewed the statements of work, please visit our UCAR Jobs site to apply.
Applicants will be required to submit the following:
  1. Application through HR website
  2. CV/Resume
  3. Letter of Interest
  4. Unofficial Transcript
  5. Contact information for TWO references (submit names here). The deadline for letters of recommendation is January 25, 2018.
Please consider passing this email on to other students who may be interested in an internship at NCAR next summer.
As always, if you have any questions about the program or the application process, you can reach us at siparcs@ucar.edu or 303-497-1288.

– the SIParCS Team


Apply here: 
https://tinyurl.com/y7nal62a
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Apply for companies that hire CUNY students as interns:
https://jobs.lever.co/cunyinternships

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TekMark is looking to hire more Health IT Analyst to work in November (full-time shift) for details, click here. Please send your resume to ying.zhou@qc.cuny.edu if interested.

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Deerfield Healthcare Finance Analyst Summer Internship.
Deerfield is interested in recruiting students from Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Math programs, and business programs, but students from all majors are welcome to apply.
Application opens Oct. 20, 2017

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WiTNY’s Winternship Program
Click here for more information about WiTNY’s Winternships program and sign up here to be added to that outreach list

Winter Advertising Internship, 2018–Info Session Postponed to Nov. 6, 2018

Info Session Wednesday, November 1, 2017 during free hour (12-1 pm) in Klapper 107 postponed to Monday November 6 (12-1 pm) in Klapper 107

We have obtained funding to provide 5-7 internships in advertising agencies during winter session 2018. These internships run from January 3- January 26 (M-F, Fridays are half days that meet in the morning) and come with a paid stipend and the option of academic credit as a graphic design elective. This is a partnership with The One Club.

To find out more, come to the Information Session on Monday, October 23, 2017 or Wednesday, November 1, 2017 during free hour (12-1 pm) in Klapper 107. We will discuss cover letters, resumes and portfolios at this meeting. Yes, seniors graduating in Dec. 2017 are eligible to apply.

To apply to the internship, please send an email to Professor Weinstein (Kathryn.Weinstein@qc.cuny.edu) with Internship in the subject line

  • a cover letter addressed to Mr. Epstein expressing your interest in the internship
  • a resume
  • and a link to your online portfolio with 5-10 examples of your best work

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE 11/17/2017

CUNY Hackathon — looking for Design students

CUNY Hackathon is a university-wide competition where students from all 24 CUNY colleges come together to build a project and to learn directly from experts at workshops presented by Google, IBM, Facebook and other NYC tech companies. Hackathon is perfect for students with design, computer science and marketing backgrounds. Free food, prizes, swag. Register here: Eventbrite

If you would like to attach CUNY Hackathon flyer, you can download it here: CUNY Hackathon

Fall 2017 CUNY Hackathon is coming up on November 10-12. We want to see even more students join us. We are looking for students with design, computer science and marketing backgrounds.

This upcoming Hackathon will:
(1) Enable CUNY students to create a project they can be proud of so that they can talk about it during job interviews and add it to their resumes.

(2) Offer 10 workshops presented by Google, IBM and Facebook that introduce skills that companies in NYC are looking for.

Wanted-Part-time graphic designer

Description: What will you be doing? Working alongside account managers to consult with clients, create storyboards, wireframes & design references as part of project preparation. Supplying the creative & aesthetic direction for a clients project. This is not just a mac op role, you have creative freedom to design digital solutions as you see fit. Creating all design assets in a project. You will be tasked with designing all elements across desktop & mobile websites, web apps, mobile apps and digital marketing collateral for some leading companies. Working alongside our talented development team to ensure your designs are brought to life as envisioned. Working alongside the rest of the design team & the Managing director to help enhance and improve ORAIKO‘s overall design workflow & knowledge base

Please email your Cover Letter and Resume with link to online portfolio to: sophia@oraiko.com

Salary based on Experience

Winter Advertising Internship, 2018

We have obtained funding to provide 5-7 internships in advertising agencies during winter session 2018. These internships run from January 3- January 26 (M-F, Fridays are half days that meet in the morning) and come with a paid stipend and the option of academic credit as a graphic design elective. This is a partnership with The One Club.

To find out more, come to the Information Session on Monday, October 23, 2017 or Wednesday, November 1, 2017 during free hour (12-1 pm) in Klapper 107. We will discuss cover letters, resumes and portfolios at this meeting. Yes, seniors graduating in Dec. 2017 are eligible to apply.

To apply to the internship, please send an email to Professor Weinstein (Kathryn.Weinstein@qc.cuny.edu) with Internship in the subject line

  • a cover letter addressed to Mr. Epstein expressing your interest in the internship
  • a resume
  • and a link to your online portfolio with 5-10 examples of your best work

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE 11/17/2017

IN NEED OF A DIGITAL ARTIST (volunteer)

Looking for digital artist interested in creating art for a visual novel. This is non-paid work, however more for experience. There is no set art style for the visual novel, but, because it is a visual novel, the art style will most likely lean toward Anime/Cartoon. The art style will be determined when it is discussed among all of the artists. Most pictures will be still images for this project, but if anyone is interested in doing animation that is possible too. If anyone would like to join, please contact me at kkenc.gg@gmail.com.
 

Website Development Paid Internship 

Website Development Internship
PL Developments – Westbury, NY 11590

http://www.PLDevelopments.com

Part-time, Internship

PL Developments offers a full range of private label liquid and solid dose OTC pharmaceutical and consumer health care products, including first aid and beauty care items. Each and every product is manufactured to meet and even exceed the industry’s most rigorous standards.

We are looking for a part time graphic designer/web developer intern starting asap for 3-6 months. We can provide a valuable learning experience in a relaxed office environment.

You will perform the following tasks:

Web Development projects (using WordPress)

Google AdWords and Facebook campaigns

Social Media creation and postings

We can offer:

* Flexible Hours

* Great exposure to and training in web design and online marketing

* A friendly team with extensive marketing and packaging design expertise

* Internship will be paid $15 an hour

You should offer:

* Proficient English skills

* Photoshop and Illustrator

* Experience working in an office environment

* Good organizational skills

* Basic knowledge of WordPress, HTML, CSS

* Positive attitude

Job Type: Internship

Job Location:

Westbury, NY 11590

Required experience:

WordPress: 1 year

2 Paid Internships–Assistant Graphic Designer, NYC DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE

Paid Internship–Assistant Graphic Designer, NYC DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE

With over 6,000 staff and a budget of $1.6 billion, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is the nation’s premier city health agency. Its 100-plus programs protect and promote the health of the world’s most culturally and linguistically diverse city. Each of those programs relies on the Communications Bureau’s ability to shape critical public health messages. The Office of Publications and Language Access advance the agency’s mission by producing an array of relevant, accessible, high-quality literature in English and other popular languages.

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

Under the guidance of our in-house Graphic Designer, duties will include but not limited to:

— Assist in-house Designer in developing design solutions across print and digital platforms.

–Assist in planning creative approaches and production of print and online materials (data reports, newsletters, brochures, etc.) and select media to be used.

–Ensure that all agency materials carry agency brand in a consistent matter.

 

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements

For Assignment Level I:
Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school.
For Assignment Level II (Information Technology):
Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or closely related field, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study.
For Assignment Level III (Information Technology Fellow):
Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or other area relevant to the information technology project(s) assigned, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study. Appointments to this Assignment Level will be made by the Technology Steering Committee through the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications.

SPECIAL NOTE
Maximum tenure for all Assignment Levels in the title of College Aide is 6 years. No student shall be employed more than half-time in any week in which classes in which the student is enrolled are in session. Students may be employed full-time during their vacation periods.

 

 

Preferred Skills

— A portfolio of creative work in both print and digital

 

To Apply

There are 2 postions

Apply online to the first position

Apply online to the second position

AND send resume,cover letter with link to online portfolio to Brooks, Maureen (DCA) MBrooks@dca.nyc.gov use graphic design intern in subject field

**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:

Please note:  If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
• A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.

• Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.

• Current Resume

• Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)

Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment.   By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.

**LOAN FORGIVENESS

The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intern-Graphic Design, Packaging (Spring 2018)–paid

We are currently seeking qualified intern candidates to participate in our paid Internship Program within the Packaging Graphics Department.  The graphic design intern will work cross functionally across multiple product lines within the Thomas brand. Along with assisting in the layout of packaging mechanical files and production of packaging samples, the intern will have the opportunity to branch out and work on various marketing requests and projects that may not relate specifically to day to day packaging duties

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

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, Visual Media/Communication, Fine Arts or related degree.

APPLY ONLINE

Graphic Design Intern: Summer 2018–Johnson & Johnson

J&J Design ( internal design team of Johnson & Johnson)  is currently recruiting for Graphic Design interns for Summer 2018 located in New York City.

The J&J Design Studio is the internal design team of Johnson & Johnson, and creates compelling end-user solutions across all the Company’s business groups – Consumer, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices. Located in New York City, the Design Studio is comprised of 2D, 3D, DXD, UX/UI, CGI and Design Operations categories and numbers 100 professionals, many with advanced degrees in their chosen design specialties.The internship is an integral role for gaining hands-on, real world experience in all aspects of the design development process.The focus is primarily on packaging and device design through the lens of the consumer, patient or healthcare professional’s experience.Interns will also have numerous opportunities presented to them that supplement this singular educational experience such as networking, mentoring options and cross-functional exposure.Qualifications

  • Legal Authorization to work in the United States, without requiring sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H1-B status) now or in the future is required.
  • A minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA is strongly preferred. Current enrollment in an accredited College/University is required at time of the internship.
  • Design focus is preferred as major field of study.
  • Fluency in Adobe CSS (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) is required.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment and must be well-organized and able to multi-task effectively.

Fundamental Application RequirementsA portfolio link must be included in the resume or candidate will not be considered and will be disqualified.All resumes MUST be submitted in PDF format to be considered.

Apply via LinkedIn (you must have a LinkedIn Account to apply)