Summer Internship: School of Fashion PR & Special Events

Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 2.55.28 PMSpring semester is almost over and it’s time to plan for the summer. Don’t have an internship lined up yet? Then you’re in luck– the School of Fashion PR & Special Events office is looking for a summer intern! Read on for details on the position and how to apply.

The School of Fashion PR intern will need to be able to assist and learn about 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
  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 with a 3.0 GPA or higher. BFA students must have completed 90 units and 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 Applications will be accepted through Monday, May 25!