Tuesday, December 09, 2008

GOOGLE internships? Paid? (And application deadline is FRIDAY)

You all got this list in your inboxes from Eloise, our fearless internship coordinator. But I know how much email you get (me, too), and how easy it is to open a message, read it, and think "I'll worry about that later..." (me, too), so here's yet another reminder of what you should do on your winter vacation....

Apply for your summer internship!

A few ideas:

Interested in media law? Can't think of a better internship than this one at Google:
Google Policy Fellowships (summer) – students & May ‘09 grads
Fellows “work at public interest organizations at the forefront of debates on broadband and access policy, content regulation, copyright and trademark reform, consumer privacy, open government, and more.” Organizations are in either Washington DC, San Francisco, Ottawa or Toronto. See the FAQ. Stipend of $7,000 for 10 weeks (June-August)
Deadline December 12.

Want to work in college sports? This is a fabulous program for May '09 grads:
NCAA postgrad one year – Indianapolis
June 2009 – June 2010, fulltime, Stipend: $24,000. Deadline December 5
Intern positions include branding and communications: brand strategies and events, public and media relations, publishing/new media; championships; corporate and broadcast alliances; Division I men's and women's basketball; diversity and inclusion; education services.

This one, too:
Institute for Humane Studies – Broadcast and print journalism internships.
Varied placements for students & recent grads. Stipend & housing allowance.
Deadline Jan. 31 for summer internship

Metropolitan Museum of Art – NYC
The Met offers undergraduate summer internships at the Museum (10 wk. $3250 stipend) and at the Cloisters (9 wk. $2750) with January 9 application deadline.
-- Met Postgrad: Web Development/Video Internship in Educational Media
A twelve-month internship for recent graduates in video, web development, design, or related fields to participate in the production of online and/or video resources. Multidisciplinary internship focuses on web development and/or video skills.
June 8, 2009–May 28, 2010, Full time. Stipend: $25,000 Deadline January 9.

And another sports-lovers' opportunity, this time in PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL:
NBA Summer Internships (NYC or NJ) are “a hands-on opportunity for enrolled college students to build their work experience and learn the behind-the-scenes operations of the NBA. Over the 10-week program, summer interns participate in a series of events and activities exposing them to the many facets of the NBA’s business.” Job ID 1309. Deadline Jan. 31
Starcom MediaVest Group (Chicago) 10 week summer, paid.
Communications/branding strategy and activation across all major media, including online.
Deadline Jan. 9.

Jan. 1 deadlines for summer internships at online Christian Science Monitor (Boston) and Los Angeles Times.

Short term (noncredit) opportunity for undergrads Jan 5 – 16 with Sandbox Strategies -
a small, PR firm specializing in videogames and consumer electronics. Midtown location, flexible schedule. Link gathering, updating press contacts, assembling clip books, editing press releases, visiting videogame sites and finding relevant articles, playing unreleased games and offering feedback. Applicant must be knowledgeable about videogames, tech, and pop culture.
Rob Fleischer - Sandbox Strategies
494 8th Avenue, Suite 1503, New York, NY 10001
rob @ sandboxstrat.com

Career & Internship Connection (CIC) fairs sponsored by Career Services:
Boston – Monday, January 5
Los Angeles – Tuesday, January 6
Washington, DC – Wednesday, January 7
Chicago – Thursday, January 8
New York City – Friday, January 9
The fairs take place in the morning, and interviews are scheduled for the afternoon. Students should apply for pre-scheduled interviews by Monday, December 1. Additional information (including the student login token) at http://www.ithaca.edu/sacl/careers/blogs/opportunity_knocks/

IC’s annual Network Nights events will also take place in January, with the NYC event scheduled for the evening of January 8. Registration for Network Nights will be open in early December – check back with Career Services.


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