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Bold Beginners Internship Program

Bold Beginners is a paid nine-week summer internship program, designed to support interns as they gain real-world experience, learn more about healthcare advertising and connect with senior leadership.

Each week, interns will:

  • Team up with a designated mentor in their selected subject area
  • Attend weekly Lunch & Learns to gain exposure to our various agencies, brands and departments
  • Work together in groups on a Pitch for a real client, and present their ideas to senior leadership and C-level executives at the end of the summer
  • Participate in optional career development workshops to hone skills in business writing, resume building, public speaking and beyond

Interns may be expected to complete the program through a hybrid or fully remote schedule, depending on a team’s needs. You will be asked to indicate your format preference as part of the application process.

To see the internships offered and to apply, please click the link below.
https://ipghealth.com/careers/bold-beginners

Graphic Design & Event Intern – QC School of Arts

The QC School of Arts is seeking a Queens College student to join our team as a motivated Graphic Design and Event Intern! The ideal candidate will possess proficiency in graphic design and must be available to work on-site during our upcoming 3-day Arts Leadership Bootcamp from Friday, March 8th, 2024 to Sunday, March 10th, 2024, with flexible hours ranging from 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. To be considered, candidates must submit a resume along with samples of their graphic design work.

This position offers an hourly rate of $17 for a commitment of 5-10 hours per week leading up to the Bootcamp weekend, with the potential for extension into a longer internship with the School of Arts. The intern will report to the Associate Dean of the School of Arts.

Email qcsoa@qc.cuny.edu with your materials to apply! The deadline to apply is Friday, November 17th at 11:59 p.m.

Join us in contributing to the vibrant creative arts community at Queens College!

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NYSCI New York Hall of Science Graphic Design Internship

Position Title:  Graphic Design Intern  
Department: Marketing and Business Development 
Reports To:  Creative Services Manager 
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt  
 

Organizational Background: NYSCI is New York City’s premier interactive museum of science and technology, as well as a global leader in STEM education and a laboratory for new forms of learning. Founded during the 1964 – 1965 World’s Fair, NYSCI is recognized for groundbreaking exhibitions, innovative educational programs, youth development and mentorship, teacher professional development initiatives, and large-scale events that draw children and adults into experiential STEM learning. 

Located in Queens, one of the most diverse counties in the U.S., NYSCI welcomes 400,000 visitors annually, including Located in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, in the borough of Queens, NYSCI welcomes more than 400,000 visitors annually. The cultural vibrancy and diversity of the audiences NYSCI engages with is one of the museum’s greatest assets and informs the institution’s commitment to ensuring that the museum’s exhibits and programs are accessible and relevant to all.  

NYSCI’s mission – to nurture generations of passionate learners, critical thinkers and active citizens through an aspirational approach to learning called Design, Make, Play exemplifies this commitment. We encourage hands-on experimentation, critical thinking, and iterative problem-solving, and design experiences that enable all young people to feel confident and empowered as STEM learners — an approach that has equity and inclusion baked into its core. 
 

DEPARTMENT ROLE 
The Graphic Design Department at NYSCI provides in-house graphic services for all departments and executives at NYSCI and manages the execution of the visual brand identity of the organization in external facing communications in the areas of print, digital design and signage. Design projects range from educational materials, promotional materials, print advertising, signage and video displays. The department plays an advisory role in web and exhibition related projects.  

FUNCTION 
Reporting to the Creative Services Manager this position will allow design students a chance to acquire work-related day-to-day skills in the area of graphic design, print, print production, digital design and signage.  

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES 
• Update flyers and templated documents in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office applications 
• Fielding request for edits and changes to existing designs and publications 
• Operating in-house ink jet printers 
• Occasional hand production skills, i.e. trim out in-house printed posters  
• Familiarity with museum’s extensive photo archive. 

QUALIFICATIONS 
• Excellent design and typography skills 
• Junior/Senior college student 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS 
• Proficient in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop 
• Illustration skills a plus. 
• Attention to detail. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 
• Strong layout skills a plus 
• Fluency in Spanish and/or Chinese a plus. 
• Experience in video editing/animation a plus. 
• Examples of current design/graphics arts work.  

COMPENSATION 
TBD  

BENEFITS 
NYSCI strives to be an inclusive and equitable place to work. We work to foster diverse voices and perspectives, empower staff as problem solvers, and support professional growth for all.  

The New York Hall of Science offers the following benefits to hourly employees: 

  • Flexible work schedules 
  • Free onsite parking 

How to Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@nysci.org. Please include job title in subject line.  
No phone calls.  

The New York Hall of Science is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and innovative environment with the best employees. We provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military service, marital status or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. We support a drug-free workplace.  
If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience,  
please let us know. 

Attend the Hybrid Career and Internship Fair on March 17 and 22

From the Office of Career Engagement and Internships:

The inaugural hybrid Career and Internship Fair is open to all Queens College students and alumni. 

  • Day 2 : In-person fair on Wednesday, March 22, 12-2:30 pm, Student Union, 4th Floor (early admissions at 11:30 am for students who have participated in Career Fair preparation events and COOP 201 World of Work classes). Registration: www.qc.cuny.edu/hireqc (Events>Select>Attend). 

More than 30 employers, including top organizations, will be recruiting candidates for internships as well as part-time and full-time career opportunities. Visit the Center for Career Engagement and Internships fair website for prep sessions, fair details, and a list of employers who will be recruiting.

Why should you attend?

  • Participate in career prep workshops.
  • Make meaningful connections with recruiters.
  • Secure your next internship or job.
  • Take a professional photo for LinkedIn.
  • Interview with employers on campus.

If you have any questions, please email qc_career@qc.cuny.edu.

Wix Playground Academy NYC 2023

If you are a visual communication student, soon to graduate and are thinking of your next career growth step, take a minute to read about the Wix Playground Academy program. 

With over 350 alumni worldwide, Wix invests in the professional development of new design talents. In a 4-week extensive hands-on masterclass program, you’ll stay ahead of the curve with outstanding digital skills. Mentored by the best, you’ll create visual assets that will make your personal portfolio stand out. You’ll learn web design, creative coding, art direction and motion and get to know like minded creatives in their early career stage.  

More details:

  • The program is exclusive and there are very few spots available this year. 
  • All costs are covered by Wix.
  • The program takes place in person in New York within a fun and playful environment. 
  • Dates: June 5th to June 30th, 2023
  • Hours: 9-5 daily, in-person lectures and studio hours
  • Applications close April 1st. You’ll be notified if accepted by the beginning of May. 

Submit your portfolio here – you have everything to gain!

https://www.wix.com/playground

Team One (Virtual) 2023 / April 12 – 19, 2023

Calling all Black advertising students and recent graduates! For the third exciting year in a row, The One Club for Creativity’s Inclusion & Diversity department has partnered with Team One to host a weeklong virtual Creative Boot Camp.

Taking place on April 12–19, this intense eight-day workshop groups participants into teams to take on the challenge of solving and presenting real creative briefs. But don’t worry, you and your teammates won’t be alone — you’ll be mentored by some fantastic industry professionals all the way to the finish line, where the winning group will receive an internship at Team One!

While the content of this Creative Boot Camp will be of particular relevance to Black creatives, applications are open to all US-based students and recent grads looking to break into the industry. 

The deadline to apply for this year’s Team One Virtual Creative Boot Camp is Monday, March 27. Apply today or spread the word to those you’d know would benefit from this challenge!

TEAM ONE VIRTUAL CREATIVE BOOT CAMP
APRIL 12–19, 2023 

VIRTUAL
APPLICATIONS DUE: MARCH 27

Learn More + Register:
https://www.oneclub.org/one-id/bootcamps/-team-one-virtual-2023

“Laughing Matters!: Funny Folx & Feminism

The Queens College
Women and Gender Studies Program

Presents the Annual Palmer
Women’s History Month Celebration!

Please join the Women and Gender Studies Program Annual Virginia Frese Palmer Women’s History Month Celebration as we explore the role of laughter, comedy, and joy in social justice and change.

Showing us that laughter does indeed matter, four funny feminist folx prove that humor can motivate even the hardest hearts to think differently about the world.

Monday, March 13th 2023
12:15pm – 2:00pm EST
This event is free and open to the public!

Register Here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_heI9M9vORqaOMds4hlVmpw

Speaker Bios:

Join comics and writers Kelli Dunham, Terry Galloway, Lisa Haas, and QC alum Lorena Russi for an afternoon of hilarious conversation about gender, bodies, and power.

If you find yourself down-in-the- dumps or perhaps you are in need of advice about school, work, the MTA, food, dating, cats, or what it means to be a feminist today, then our panelists will offer advice to questions submitted during the show. Bring your questions and your curiosity!

This event will be moderated by Director of Women and Gender Studies, JV Fuqua, and WGS Program Assistant, Nathalie Avalo.  

Register Here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_heI9M9vORqaOMds4h

For additional information, email: jv.fuqua@qc.cuny.edu, nathalie.avalo@qc.cuny.edu

AIGA Worldstudio Scholarship Deadline is April 7

The AIGA Worldstudio Scholarships program helps students achieve their educational goals and give back to their communities through their work. Since its inception in 1995, nearly $1.4 million dollars has been awarded to more than 800 college students of art and design.

Who is this scholarship for?

  • Students enrolled full-time at a U.S. college or university during the 2023/2024 academic year, undergraduate or graduate level
  • Students who are majoring in photography, illustration, or design with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Students with positive social agendas and financial barriers
  • Students who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, military or veterans, neurodivergent, or with disabilities

Learn More:
https://www.aiga.org/professional-development/aiga-worldstudio-scholarships

Application Guide + Facts:
https://www.aiga.org/professional-development/aiga-worldstudio-scholarships/aiga-worldstudio-application-guide

AIGA NY Annual Job Fair

Join us for our annual job fair!

Are you a design student, recent graduate, or early to mid-career professional looking for a new role? Join us for AIGA NY’s annual virtual job fair and meet creative companies helping you take the next step in the design industry!

Whether you’re just getting started or are in the midst of a search for your next role, this year we’re inviting designers in the first five years of their careers to participate. The job fair is a great opportunity to connect with representatives and recruiters representing New York’s top creative companies and studios looking to connect with talented designers like yourself. Find out what a typical day is like for their designers and hear what creative directors are looking for in roles they’re hiring for.

We’ll also be hosting our Advice Booth, staffed with current AIGA NY board members ready to provide valuable information and insights to help you succeed in your career.

Event Series: Mixers, Job Fairs, and Workshops
AIGA NY Virtual Job Fair is part of the Mixers, Job Fairs, and Workshops event series. These events are focused on community building, networking and exposing new working environments.

Event graphics: Troy Vasilakis

Tickets
We are committed to keeping events accessible to all participants. Your donation supports AIGA NY and costs associated with event production costs. If ticket cost is a barrier, please contact Stacey@aigany.org.