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The Knight News is currently looking for graphic designers

The Knight News is currently looking for graphic designers to assist in the layout of the paper. The work will be done once a month, and graphic designers are needed on Tuesdays. Graphic designers will work with InDesign on provided computers.  We are looking for students who can start by Tuesday, October 24th. It’s a fun work environment, the work is simple, food is always provided along with letters of recommendation (looks great on your resume!) Those interested should send a resume to the following emails: ameila@theknightnews.comvallaire@theknightnews.cominfo@theknightnews.com 

Update: Winter Advertising Internship, 2019

Intern stipends have been increased to $1,500!

We have obtained funding to provide 5 internships in creative departments of advertising agencies during winter session 2019. These internships run from January 4- January 25 (M-F, Fridays are half days that meet in the morning at The One Club) and come with a paid stipend and the option of academic credit as a graphic design elective. This program is a partnership with The One Club

To find out more, come to the Information Session on Monday, October 1, 2018 or Wednesday, October 10, 2018 during free hour (12:10-1 pm) in Klapper Hall 107. We will discuss the program and application process. 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–check for typos.
  • a resume–check for typos.
  • and a link to your online portfolio with 5-9 examples of your best work. The link needs to be on your resume and on your cover letter. Triple check your work to make sure there are no typos in your projects.

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE 11/2/2018

A link to information about resumes and cover letters from MICA

Funding for this program comes from
CUNY Workforce Development Initiative and Queens College Center for Career Engagement and Internships

Winter Advertising Internship, 2019

We have obtained funding to provide 5 internships in creative departments of advertising agencies during winter session 2019. These internships run from January 4- January 25 (M-F, Fridays are half days that meet in the morning at The One Club) and come with a paid stipend and the option of academic credit as a graphic design elective. This program is a partnership with The One Club

To find out more, come to the Information Session on Monday, October 1, 2018 or Wednesday, October 10, 2018 during free hour (12:10-1 pm) in Klapper Hall 107. We will discuss the program and application process. 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–check for typos.
  • a resume–check for typos.
  • and a link to your online portfolio with 5-9 examples of your best work. The link needs to be on your resume and on your cover letter. Triple check your work to make sure there are no typos in your projects.

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE 11/2/2018

A link to information about resumes and cover letters from MICA

Funding for this program comes from
CUNY Workforce Development Initiative and Queens College Center for Career Engagement and Internships

Paid Spring Internships at Madison Square Garden (MSG) Company

MSG is still recruiting for Spring interns. The application will close on 10/1! Student Associate opportunities are available in the following areas: Communications/PR; Accounting/Finance/Internal Audit; People Practices; Marketing; Venue Management; Sales; Marketing Partnerships; Theatre Productions; Technology; Corporate Development; and Creative/Graphic Design. Strong candidates will be hard working, have solid communication, time management and interpersonal skills; have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task. Must be a current student, proficient in Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer. Ideal candidates will be available to work 21-35 hours a week. The internship is paid.  Students can apply here by October 1, 2018: https://careers-msg.icims.com/jobs/9651/2019-spring-student-associate-program/job?mobile=false&width=900&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

4A’s Multicultural Advertising Summer Internship Program–Deadline Oct. 27, 2018

The 4A’s Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) connects aspiring diverse entry-level advertising professionals with prestigious advertising agencies. MAIP fellows engage in a 22-week nation-wide fellowship that’s both virtual and in-agency: fellows focus on training and development specific to the advertising industry. Simultaneously, the program offers advertising agencies the opportunity to access top talent and strengthens the 4A’s efforts to enhance and sustain the health and wellness of our industry. The deadline to apply is October 27, 2018. Apply here: https://www.aaaa.org/event/2019-maip-student-application/

Unpaid Internship at Comedy Central

Comedy Central television series “Broad City” is looking for art department interns for its 5th season:
This internship starts ASAP and runs through the end of October.
 
• This is an unpaid internship and must be done for school credit
• 2-3 days/week, no more than 8 hours per day
• Knowledge of Google Apps, Microsoft Office, Photoshop/Illustrator a plus
• Duties will include: assisting the art department with research and administrative tasks, performing occasional runs for the art department, potentially working on graphics or other small projects
• Lunch will be provided
 
This is a great opportunity for those who are interested in a career in the art department for film/TV or those looking to learn more about how art in film/TV works in general. Students pursuing any Arts-related or Film/TV studies preferred.  Please email your resume/cover letter to broadcityartdepartment@gmail.com. Thank you!

Federal Work-Study graphic design job / on-campus with CERRU

Do you have Federal Work Study?
If you do, CERRU is hiring!
Graphic Designer: This person will be responsible for creating our flyers, programs, posters, and brochure.
Campus Outreach (multiple positions): This position includes fliering for events, tabling at different locations on campus, assisting with social media, being in contact with the clubs on campus, taking care of event sign-in, and event marketing. One person will also work on data collection.
If you are interested in either of these positions AND you are eligible for Federal Work Study, please contact yrosenstock@cerru.org to set up an interview. Include your resume, position you are interested in, and a brief explanation of why you believe you’d be good in that position.
http://www.cerru.org/

The Knight News is looking for a graphic designer

The Knight News, the Queens College student-run newspaper is looking for a graphic designer to assist them in different areas of the paper.
We are looking for:
(1) a graphic designer with excellent proficiency in ADOBE INDESIGN, to help with bi-weekly layouts on TUESDAYS
(2) a graphic and/or web designer to help with the restructuring/re-vamping of our website, www.theknightnews.com 
(3) a graphic designer to help us redesign our logo, and create one for our new photoblog: Humans of Queens College 
These positions will come with a recommendation letter endorsing your skills, help with adding the position onto your resume, meals/snacks, and more! It is a great opportunity to build your resume, with a position that works with you and your schedule (hours are 100% flexible with the exception of Tuesdays)! 
If interested please email the following with your name, resume, and dates/times of availability to schedule a brief (15 minutes) interview: 

PAID Part-time Intern to Learn Graphic Design / Pre-Press Production

ABOUT US

A family-owned mid-size digital and offset printer with over 40 years of print experience, ; specializes in high end printing for l:he cosmetic, fashion and real estate industries. http://nwqueensny.expresspros.com/

JOB SUMMARY

Graphic Design and Prepress:

  • Receive print files and prepare them for print production
  • Make and send PDF proofs to clients for approval
  • Manipulate files as needed

Customer Service:

  • Interact with clients concerning their print projects and file set up
  • Interact with outside vendors about purchasing materials and services

QUALIFICATIONS

The Candidate must be detail-oriented with some proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite and be interested in learning graphic design and pre-press production. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Must be able to work with multiple projects and be able to perform within tight deadlines. Candidates will also learn to produce hi-res image color/cortections and layout adjustments.

  • Some knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (lnDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Publisher, Excel)
  • Some typographic and layout skills preferred, but not required
  • Strict attention to detail, and good organizational, project management, and file organization skills

INTERN WILL BE TRAINED IN

  • Setting up files for Xerox, Indigo and offset presses
  • Traditional prepress skills, including trapping, halftones, screen angles, and dot
  • Creating and revising designs and layouts for specific printed projects
  • Preparing and creating style guides, mock-ups and presentation comps Preparing final press-ready files based on supplied specifications for several types of printing

Making various formats of supplied artwork produc:tion-ready and resolving artwork issues that arise during production

  • Image retouching, clipping paths and additional image manipulation
  • Packaging and preflighting files for release to printers or media partners

To Apply Email resume with letter of interest to angela.carbone@expresspros.com