Author Archives: Andrew DeRosa

AIGA Mentorship Program

AIGA NY is committed to our mission of “Championing the future of design for all.”

AIGA NY Mentorship Program Vision:

To foster a community of designers that support each other’s all-around growth. We help designers strengthen their self-confidence, realize their full potential in their career journey and empower them to take on leadership roles.

Join this year’s cohort and join us in building this community! We accept applicants from around the world, but prioritize matching our AIGA NY local community.

Applications are open until January 17th. Apply today!

The 4A’s Foundation’s Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP): Apply Now

Deadline: Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Are you a student looking to shake up the Advertising/Marketing industry? We’re looking for trailblazers like YOU!

The 4A’s Foundation’s Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) is a highly intensive fellowship that provides diverse students with the opportunity to work in the advertising, communications and marketing industries. MAIP fellows interact with industry professionals on a day-to-day basis, work across multiple brands, and gain valuable professional ​credentials ​to secure their first job in the industry. Students selected for the annual 22-week fellowship program (12 weeks of virtual online ​training, a 10-week internship experience (with potential extension after MAIP), and 1-week for Face of Talent) will hone their skills in a variety of advertising/marketing disciplines.

MAIP fellows gain access to over 100 partner organizations and build a large network before kicking off their full-time career. 

​Throughout the MAIP experience, MAIP fellows:

  • Complete a series of virtual trainings designed to prepare fellows for the industry and their overall internship experience
  • Engage in a full-time internship with one of the 4A’s Foundation partner organizations 
  • Attend evening professional development sessions entitled “MAIP Labs.” MAIP Labs are based in the Eastern Standard Time Zone.
  • Participate in the MAIP summer project.
  • Meet with a MAIP Coach (a professional within the industry in some capacity who is dedicating time to assist you)  for 1:1 professional and personal development conversations.


Queens College social media intern

QC is looking for a paid social media intern to assist with creating original digital content for the college’s official social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok). If you’re studying communications, English, media, journalism, marketing, or a related field; have strong writing skills; and a good sense of what makes social media buzz, we want you to join our team of professionals!

Email to learn more about the position and how to apply.

Spring Internships at Printed Matter

Printed Matter seeks curious and enthusiastic applicants to its Spring Internship Program! Founded in 1976, Printed Matter is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to the dissemination, understanding and appreciation of artists’ books and related publications. The Printed Matter internship program offers the opportunity to gain familiarity with the vibrant field of artists’ publications as well as develop hands-on experience in a dynamic and vital non-profit arts organization.

Job Summary:
Interns assist with the daily and ongoing operations of Printed Matter, including programming activities, in-store events, and all aspects of maintaining a busy bookshop. This includes assistance with processing review submissions, supporting social media, exhibition preparation and installation, shelving books and organizing stock, and other tasks. There are also opportunities for writing, research, administrative assistance, and other longer-term projects.

Interns should demonstrate a passion for artists’ books, arts publishing, and contemporary art, as well as Printed Matter’s mission. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite or inventory management software is a plus.

Interns are expected to commit 2 days a week (Mon-Fri) to the internship. Internships are unpaid; however, a daily stipend of $100/day, paid biweekly, will be provided. School credit can also be arranged. Please note this is an in-person position.

To Apply:
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter detailing your experience and interest to by February 12, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and those received first will be prioritized.

Diverse Streets Initiative is looking for an intern


The Diverse Streets Initiative is an informal grassroots organization that utilizes streets as temporary public solidarity spaces. With multiple mediums, including the arts and community organizing, we use streets to bridge different communities together on topics that impact all BIPOC, LGBTQIA+ and immigrant folks. From October to March, we will be focusing on culminating our “Resilience Series”.


  1. Assist the director and co-director (founder and co-founder) with social media development and content
  2. Assist the director and co-director with community outreach, including stakeholders (restaurants, small business owners, public institutions, community organizations etc.)
  3. Assist the director and co-director with designing and distributing a zine centered on public safety and health in the public realm
  4. Assist the director and co-director with poster event design


●  Enrolled in a Bachelor’s program

●  Interest in multiple of the following: Art or Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Urban Planning, Urban Design, Urban History etc.

●  Proficiency in social media platforms such as a facebook and instagram

●  Can work in a fast paced environment

●  Availability to work 10 hours a week between October – March

●  Active and good listener

●  Creative designer

●  Can conduct community outreach


●  Familiar with the following software: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign;

●  Familiar with unfold, square grid, and other social media programs

●  Ability to multitask

●  Bilingual proficiency

●  Experience with community organizations

●  Experience with graphic design

●  Familiar with the Public Realm

●  Advocate of social justice and the arts


  •  Provide a cover letter
  •  Provide your resume
  • Provide 3-5 work samples
  •  Provide 2 references To with the subject line “WINTER 2022/3 INTERN” Interns will earn $18/h. Salary is non-negotiable, supported by Woodside on the Move and is grant funded by CACF.

Freelance work for The Futures Initiative at CUNY Grad Center

The Futures Initiative advocates greater equity and innovation in higher education at every level of the university. Housed at the CUNY Graduate Center and reaching throughout the CUNY community, the Futures Initiative empowers the next generation of intellectual leaders with bold, public, and engaged teaching and learning.

We are seeking a Freelance Graphic Designer to work on a new layout for our website and annual report this summer. This exciting opportunity is open to any CUNY student or instructor, including adjuncts. Compensation is $5,000. The application deadline is May 31, 2022
The application and more details can be found here: