Fodors.com Seeks a 2011 Spring Intern

fodors-logoFodors.com is seeking an unpaid intern for the spring 2011 semester to begin work immediately. They are looking for a college or graduate student (Communications/Media) who is available to work 15-20 hours a week in our Midtown office. Students must be able to receive school credit for the internship.

The Fodors.com intern will work closely with members of the Online Editorial and Marketing departments. Working with the Fodors.com team will be an excellent opportunity to learn about what goes into producing and marketing the website for one of the world’s most respected travel brands.

The intern’s primary responsibilities will be:

  • Researching, collecting and verifying email and mailing addresses for hotels and restaurants reviewed on Fodors.com
  • Assisting with the development of promotional web pages
  • Reaching out to other sites to alert then about engaging content
  • Assisting with social media communications

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a college or graduate school program, with a concentration in Communications or Media
  • Proficient in the MS Office suite: Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
  • Internet and social media savvy
  • Organized and show attention to detail.
  • Able to take direction and know when to ask questions
  • Travel experience is a plus

How to apply:
Please send an email with your resume and cover letter to Fodorsmarketing@randomhouse.com

About our company:
Fodor’s Travel, a division of Random House, Inc. is one of the world’s leading providers of travel information. Covering over 300 destinations worldwide, Fodor’s guidebooks and Web site, Fodors.com, have provided the most up-to-date, accurate information for travelers for more than seventy years. Written by a team of over 700 writers located around the globe, Fodor’s provides travelers with engagingly written, intelligently and accurately reported, and absolutely indispensable travel guidance.

Random House, Inc. is the world’s largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

The Architect’s Newspaper is Looking for Interns

The Architect's Newspaper

The Architect’s Newspaper seeks interns for two positions. A newspaper with editions serving the East, West, and Midwest, AN offers unmatched opportunities to meet architects, cover a variety of topics, and produce lots of clips. Work in a fun, fast-paced environment where you will be able to write and research on a regular basis. Interest in architecture and design is a must. Positions are unpaid, and a commitment of 15 to 20 hours per week is preferred. Perfect for students looking to gain experience, clips, and contacts in the architecture and design community.

  • Candidates interested in an Editorial Intern position should send resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to intern@archpaper.com. Visit us at www.archpaper.com. Excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills required; journalism or architecture experience preferred. Responsibilities include reporting and writing stories for print and online, blogging, research for editorial projects, and tracking and reporting on breaking news, exhibitions, awards, products, and other topics.
  • Candidates interested in an Ad Sales/Marketing Intern position should email their resume and the hours that they are available to Lynne Rowan at lrowan@archpaper.com. This job will entail compiling media kits, collecting materials, preparing mailings and assisting in a variety of other general tasks and projects. The experience gained will give you firsthand knowledge of what it takes to work in a publishing environment. Successful candidates should have be personable and have both initiative and energy.

Great Resume-Building Opportunity at the WNBA

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The Women’s National Book Association–New York Chapter

Company Profile:
The Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. WNBA is national in its scope and is comprised of women and men who work with and value books. WNBA promotes reading and supports the role of women in the community of the book beginning in 1917.

Our members—women and men who work with and value words—represent all aspects of the book industry. We are authors and writers, editors and publishers, librarians and booksellers, agents and publicists, designers and illustrators, and book production and management professionals.

Job Title: Student Representative for WNBA-New York Chapter

Industry: Non-Profit

Time Frame: December 2010 until May 2011

Description of Work:
The Student Representative will be working directly with chapter president as well as providing assistance to board members and committee chairs on planning, organization, and provide extra hands-on help at chapter events.
The successful candidate will enjoy working with people has excellent communication and organization skills well as prior customer service background would be helpful.
This board-approved position is almost entirely online in nature, so experience in working independently is critical.  The Student Representative will be also required to attend chapter board meetings to contribute ideas and provide constructive feedback with regard to our initiative toward growing NYC chapter membership.

Student Representative will be asked to advise the board on matters of interest to young publishing professionals who are just beginning their publishing careers.

Intern Qualifications:
As planning chapter events/panels is very detailed work in terms of timing and proper execution, the Student Representative must be highly detail-oriented.  Along a very strong grasp of MS Word and Excel, candidate’s skill-set will include e-mail blasts and correspondence, and some mailing may also be required.

Company Web Address:
www.wnba-nyc.org (NYC Chapter)
www.wnba-books.org (National Organization)

How to Apply:
Email Resume and cover letter to Prof. Jane Denning at jdenning@pace.edu no later than Thursday, November 25th.

Paid Part-Time Internship Opportunity

Boutique literary development company Paper Lantern Lit needs a blogging intern.

They are looking for someone to write an average of four posts a week on NEW books (especially teen and children’s books), popular culture, and our ongoing projects, as well as to maintain and expand our web presence and brand by making meaningful comments on other teen and book oriented blogs.

Please look at our website and past blog entries to get an idea of what we are looking for. While experience in the industry is not required, a keen awareness of what’s going on TODAY is key to this position. Interested candidates should write a sample blog post on a relevant topic of your choice and email to info@paperlanternlit.com with the subject Blogging Intern.

Please also include a resume and a link to any other blogs you have written for. Position will be paid a stipend of $100 per month. NOTE: The readership will be both teens and adults in and outside of the industry. Tone is important here, so please have fun with it.

http://paperlanternlit.com/
http://paperlanternlit.com/blog/