Fall internship opportunity in the School of Fashion PR & Special Events Office!

Photo courtesy of Verge Magazine

Fall semester is just around the corner, which means it’s time to pick classes and finalize internships for the upcoming semester. Internships are a crucial to success- they enable you to build relationships and gain experience that will set you apart from the crowd when you graduate.

The School of Fashion Public Relations and Special Events office has one internship slot available for the Fall 2014 semester (9/4-12/19)! The Public Relations Intern will learn about and be expected to assist with the following:

  1. Support the master list of press/media mentions; update press archive books for the School of Fashion
  2. Draft press releases and/or content sent to journalists/publications
  3. Draft content to be posted to FashionSchoolDaily.com
  4. Draft and post content to social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  5. Prepare for and support the PR team around Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center in New York
  6. Organize fashion club volunteers to assist with events
  7. Assist the public relations staff with events including RSVP/check-in management, hosting, etc.
  8. Assist the public relations office with the research of new media contacts and maintaining media updates
  9. Assist with photo editing and distribution of photo files to BFA + MFA graduates
  10. Inventory responsibilities will include: organization of inventory related to industry pulls and returns of collections stored in the fashion closet; PR Office supplies; and PR closet

To qualify for the internship, you must be a current student at Academy of Art University. BFA students must have completed 90 units and MFA students must have already passed his or her mid-point review. This internship is unpaid, for class credit. We are seeking a candidate with proficiency/skill in the following:

  1. Works independently and as a team member
  2. Punctual/on time
  3. Organized and Detail Oriented
  4. Ability to multitask
  5. Data Entry
  6. Excellent Communications – interpersonal, phone, email/written
  7. Understanding of Photoshop / photo-editing
  8. Microsoft Excel + Microsoft Office
  9. Google docs

If you think you’d be a great fit for the internship, apply by sending your resume and two writing samples to fashionschooldaily@academyart.edu. Applications will be accepted through Friday, August 22!