Internship with Cupcake Digital

An internship with Cupcake Digital provides emerging Production Artist/Designers with hands-on, professional experience in an exciting creative digital studio. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to gain experience creating artwork on large-scale projects from the collaborative process to art production to marketing graphics.

Cupcake Digital is a new digital media company focused on the development of fun-filled, interactive storybook and game apps for kids and families. We work with major entertainment properties, including Bolder Media, the emmy award winning team behind the popular Nick Jr. TV series “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!” The successful partnership resulted in a top-ranked storybook app, Wubbzy’s Pirate Treasure, available on the Itunes and Android market. Cupcake Digital has scheduled a wide release of a robust suite of digital apps for 2013.

Description:
Primary responsibility is to execute art based on conceptual and visual direction. Interns will be working with creative leads across a wide range of app and web-related projects including app and website designs and development, banner campaigns, graphic user interfaces, style guides, and presentation materials. Current college students or recent college graduates who have completed course work or internships involving graphic design, vector illustration, and online media are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be available to spend at least three days per week at CD studio.

Requirements:

  •  0-2 years of interactive web design experience
  • A self-motivated individual with interest and experience in interactive design
  • Diligent, detail-oriented, and able to follow direction well
  • Strong skills in typography, graphic design, and layout
  • Proficiency with industry-standard software and Adobe CS 4 applications such as PhotoShop and Illustrator a must
  • Working knowledge of HTML, current development practices, and design trends
  • Drawing/illustration skills highly desirable

Interns will assist with the development and execution of various concepts, in addition to individual design projects, and collaborate with the team on various tasks as needed. Must prioritize work and manage time effectively, meet deadlines and demonstrate reliability, partner with co-workers while being receptive to ideas of others, take direction and constructive feedback from creative team, deliver effective written and oral communication, exhibit enthusiasm for work, exhibit motivation to learn and build skills.

We are looking for an individual who is excited to bring to life a brand identity for a theme, story, or characters, and create a variety of layouts and artwork for development and marketing of our digital media properties. The graphic designer will work closely with the Creative Producer and Project Manger to create/re-touch artwork, maintain an organized archive of all assets (including images, video and typography) related to each digital property, create video content and assemble mock-ups.

To apply, please send a resume (including software knowledge), examples of work, and dates of availability to christine.norrie@cupcakedigital.com.

Communications Internship at Cancer Research Institute

Cancer Research Institute is seeking a part-time paid intern to assist the communications team in preparing for the transition to our new site, including the development and creation of new materials and services to be featured on the site.

 

Depending on the skills and interests of the intern, responsibilities of this position may include:

  • Building a database of cancer immunotherapy clinical trials
  • Creating informational and promotional materials to facilitate community fundraising
  • Compiling and drafting statistical information on different cancers
  • Conducting research and surveys on cancer immunology programs worldwide
  • Reviewing and aggregating cancer immunotherapy news
  • Assisting in the centralization, reorganization, taxonomy convention, and content migration of assets and documents to the new website
  • Gathering photos and other assets from grantees and other sources
  • View job posting on idealist.org

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in progress or completed
  • Quick-learning, self-motivated, and independent worker
  • Ability and motivation to conduct highly detail-oriented work toward the purpose of a larger goal
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, database software, and internet research
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, including macros, pivot tables, and charts, will be given priority consideration
  • A background in science is preferred but not required

The intern will work under the supervision of the communications team, including the director of marketing and communications, the associate director of communications, and the web production manager.

Time commitment:

  • 3 months minimum, at least 15 hours per week

To Apply:

Please submit a letter of interest along with a resume by email to amulvey@cancerresearch.org, addressed to:

Ms. Alexandra Mulvey
Associate Director of Communications
Cancer Research Institute
One Exchange Plaza
55 Broadway, Suite 1802
New York, NY 10006

Literary Agency Internship

 

Associate Agent Linda Epstein at The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency is seeking an intern for 16-hours/week. 5-hours/week in her Long Island home office reading queries, doing Internet research, some light office work (filing, organizing, etc.) with additional hours to read manuscripts and write reader reports. Linda represents MG, YA and Adult fiction, including literary, upscale commercial, contemporary realistic, Science fiction, Fantasy, Steampunk, historical, magical realism, quirky, off-beat, LGBT. No mysteries, suspense, thrillers, romance, etc… The candidate should have experience reading MG and YA literature and also be comfortable reading adult literature. There is a $20/week stipend for the Long Island Railroad, and an endless supply of organic, fair trade coffee. Must have a sense of humor and like dogs.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Professor Jane Kinney-Denning.

Internship: Doris S. Michaels Literary Agency

The Doris S. Michaels Literary Agency, Inc. is seeking an intern. The internship entails a great deal of reading and evaluating query letters, proposals, and manuscripts. Sometimes line editing for typos and grammatical errors, and sometimes editing for content. Interns can become heavily involved with the submissions process by learning how to do everything from writing the submissions letters to preparing and sending out the packages. There is also a lot of general office work involved including filing, copying, faxing, answering the phone, etc. Applicants should be able to commit at a minimum of 10 hours a week.

The internship is not a paid position.  However, if eligible, they can receive credits towards their degree.

If students are interested in the internship, they should send a cover letter and resume to Professor Jane Denning at jdenning@pace.edu