Not For Shy Girls: The Top 6 Fashion Internships of The Week
Sep 24, 2011 - by Nicole Vardo
It's a pretty sweet Saturday afternoon, and what better way to start a night out on the town then feeling accomplished by applying for an internship position at one of these pretty respectable companies. If you're a fashion feen and dream of that one day glamorous fashion job... well, you have to start somewhere. Here are the top 6 internships of this week. Make sure to check FashionIndie every Saturday for the best fashion internship listings.
Company: Harper's Bazaar Photo Internship
Harper's BAZAAR is looking for motivated interns to work in the Photo & Bookings Department for the Fall 2011 semester.
Interns will gain valuable experience in photo production.
Responsibilities include researching/scouting locations and props for photo shoots, assisting with castings, researching new models, updating databases and files (for photographers, models, hair stylists, makeup artists, locations/travel), organizing high volume of imagery, researching photos for editorial stories and shoots, coordinating portfolios and photo returns, magazine mailings, and general administrative work.
Candidate must have a photography background, be proficient with digital cameras, Photoshop and InDesign, and have a visual sensibility and an interest in fashion.
Intern needs to be a self-initiator and quick learner who is extremely organized, detailed-oriented, resourceful, and can multi-task and problem solve in a fast-paced environment. He or she must possess good communication skills and have a professional attitude.
Interested applicants need to commit a minimum of 2 full days a week (hours: 10 am to 6 pm) and are available to start in September to continue until December.
Academic credit is required without exception. The internship is non-paid.
- Apply here: Please e-mail resume and cover letter to Karin Kato at [email protected] Only selected candidates will be contacted.
Company: MediaBistro.com needs an Editorial Intern
Mediabistro.coms growing editorial department seeks ambitious interns to assist its news and features team. Intern will assist department with copy editing, article production and story research. Learn about the world of digital journalism by gaining practice with HTML, blogging, social media and viral marketing and cover media events for our blogs. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about having the opportunity to gain experience in writing, copy editing and reporting according to AP style. He or she should also be familiar with our content and have a passion for all things media. Familiarity with HTML and blogging platforms is preferred. Availability to work flexible hours for event coverage as needed is a plus. Send a cover letter and resume as Word documents or PDFs. No phone calls. You MUST be able to receive academic credit and work in our NYC office. Please confirm that you meet both of these criteria and list your days and hours of availability in your cover letter.
Company: Niche Media Art Internship
Niche Media, a luxury magazine group, has an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a fast-paced art department. The ideal candidate should be interested in magazines and be a self-motivated, creative and detail-oriented individual.
Responsibilities include the design and completion of editorial layouts, primarily FOB and BOB department pages, as well as support for the art department through a variety of media.
Requirements: Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Acrobat. Previous magazine internship or some work experience a plus. This is a Fall internship that begins immediately.
- Apply here: Please send resume, cover letter, samples and availability to Jennifer Ledbury at [email protected]
Company: Women's Health Fashion Internship (paid)
Womens Health is looking for fall fashion interns to work in the NYC office. Responsibilities include trafficking samples, assisting on photo shoots, representing WH at press events, and providing general support to a five-person fashion department. For college credit only. You must be available at least 3 full days a week (five is ideal). Please be smart, quick, responsible, and enthusiastic. Looking for interns to start immediately.
- Apply Here: Send resumes to [email protected]
Company: Interview Magazine Editorial Internship
Unpaid Internship @ Brant Publications for the magazine Interview in SoHo, NY
The primary duties involve up-to-the-minute media research, fact-checking, frequent contact with publicists, and transcribing interviews. Secondary duties involve idea development as well as general office and administrative responsibilities. Candidates must have strong typing, English and communication skills. English, journalism, American studies, and film majors are encouraged. Knowledge of proofreaders marks, Microsoft Word, and American popular culture (film, music, art, literature and fashion) are also a plus.
ENGLISH AND JOURNALISM STUDENTS PREFERRED.THIS IS A NON PAYING INTERNSHIP.
We offer a stipend covering the cost of transportation to and from our offices by subway. YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE 2-3 DAYS A WEEK. We are well aware of educational demands and remain receptive and flexible when working out schedules.
- Apply here: Send resume to [email protected]
Company: Lucky Magazine Accessories Internship
Condé Nast is offering a highly competitive and educational internship for the Fall 2011 at LUCKY MAGAZINE/Accessories Department. Candidates should have a keen interest in the multi-media industry and should be at least a college sophomore who will be able to receive credit for participating in this program. The Fall 2011 Intern Program will allow students to gain exposure to the industry and will provide a real-world experience that can be a supplement to classroom studies.
Candidates should have prior office and/or fashion experience, preferably at a magazine or fashion PR company. We are looking for someone who can work 2-5 full days a week.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Maintaining the accessories closet - Managing incoming and outgoing samples - Packing for photo shoots, and - Assisting the team with various administrative tasks
Candidates must be able to receive college credit for this internship. No exceptions.
- Apply Here: If interested, please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]