Opportunity of the Day! Intern in Central Park this summer with a PAL!

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Central Park Conservancy, a private, not-for-profit organization, was formed in 1980 by a group of concerned citizens determined to improve Central Park. Today, we manage Central Park under a contract with the City of New York. Over its 160-year history, the Park has experienced several cycles of restoration and decline. The era of decline in the 1960s and 1970s led to Central Park Conservancy’s formation. Central Park Conservancy is uniquely qualified to prevent future declines and ensure the Park’s care for current and future generations.

Thanks to the generosity of many individuals, corporations, foundations, and the City of New York, Central Park Conservancy has invested nearly $700 million to date into the Park, making it a model for urban parks worldwide. We provide 75% of Central Park’s $57 million annual operating budget, and are responsible for all aspects of Park maintenance, as well as capital improvements and restorations.

Central Park Conservancy’s Horticultural Sciences College Internship provides students with the opportunity to work side-by-side with Central Park Conservancy staff, building important life and career skills, better understanding the role they have in protecting living landscapes, and learning more about the complexity of managing an urban park that receives over 40 million visits a year.
This is a 10-week internship, June 1, 2015 – August 6, 2015.
Interns work Monday – Thursday, from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, at a rate of $14 an hour. Housing and transportation are the responsibility of the intern.

Contact Skidmore alumni Alexander Egan, ’07 for Application:
aegan @ centralparknyc.org

Skidmore listing from Alexander Egan, ’07

Opportunity of the Day! Former professor looking for intern marketing strategist 5 minutes from campus!

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Saratoga Peak Performance is a local personal training and sports conditioning business. The business does adult personal training, post-physical therapy sessions, yoga, pilates and has a growing number of regional athletes (ages 9-22) who train to develop better strength, speed, power and stamina. The company is owned and operated by Bryan Briddell, Ph.D.; a former professor at Skidmore College (1986-1994). The company has six part-time certified trainers.

Ability to help grow a new personal training and sports conditioning business through social media strategies as well as help develop strong internal and external marketing programs.

Basic Resume with Skills Listed in Job Description, email bbridde1@nycap.rr.com

Deadline 12/31/14

Skidmore listing from former professor Bryan Briddell, Ph.D.

Opportunity of the Day! SaratogaPlan.org is looking for a Community Relations Intern

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Community relations internship opportunities are offered on an ongoing basis, with one intern accepted per semester, including summer sessions. Interns are supervised by Saratoga PLAN community relations staff and/or stewardship staff, and spend the majority of their time working out of Saratoga PLAN’s office located in Saratoga Springs, New York. The community relations intern position is designed to provide hands-on communications and public relations experience in a fast-paced nonprofit environment for graduate or undergraduate college students.

EXAMPLES OF INTERN RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Assist with media relations (radio and press releases), outreach communications (newsletters, e-mails, mailings, etc.), and web-based technologies (website updates, social networking, etc.);
– Writing for newsletters, event promotions, data mining, or press releases;
– Videography, photography, and producing multimedia pieces to update PLAN’s website;
– Assist with event planning and implementation for hikes, snow-shoe walks, kayak paddles, bird walks, tabling events, etc. (summer community outreach interns will work on the Feast of the Fields, PLAN’s largest fundraising event)

The position is ideal for a student interested in marketing, communications, journalism, event planning, or outreach. Specific areas of focus are assigned based on Saratoga PLAN’s project needs at the time of application, as well as the applicant’s skillset, background, and interests. Desired candidates include juniors, seniors and alumni.

If you have any questions about Saratoga PLAN’s community relations internship opportunities, and/or would like to apply for a community relations internship, please submit a resume and cover letter to our Stewardship Coordinator, Devin, at: Devin@saratogaplan.org

Deadline 2/12/15

Opportunity of the day for 12/3/14! Intern with a PAL at a NYC art gallery!

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A sales/marketing internship entry-level position is currently available in a ground floor Chelsea gallery.

Responsibilities:

– Answering multiple phone lines and overseeing general reception duties
– Responding to general e-mail queries and/or forward to appropriate person
– Update works on Artsy (will be trained)
– Coordinating mailings for print and distribution
– Providing necessary administrative support to the principal of the gallery and staff
– Office filing and organization
– Organizing image library and photo-editing (will be trained)
– Updating website and social media (will be trained)
– Other miscellaneous gallery errands as needed

Required Qualifications:

– Must be Mac literate and have advanced Microsoft Office skills and knowledge in
Adobe Photoshop
– Ability to multi-task, and manage data entry with a meticulous attention to detail
– Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
– Bachelors degree in Art History, related field, or currently in school

In 1994 Valerie Dillon established Dillon Gallery in Soho with a concentration in contemporary Nihonga painters from Japan. She has continued to develop this program and now represents the most influential artists working in this genre, while continuing to identify and establish the next generation of artists with a global impact.

Dillon Gallery relocated to Chelsea and now occupies a 5,000 square foot converted 19th century warehouse on 25th street. It was here that Ms. Dillon began shifting her focus from primarily visual artists to her exploration of multimedia disciplines not usually associated with a traditional art gallery. In 2006 the gallery presented “Painted Music” a series combining technology with painting and music. This shift gave rise to the current group of artists represented by the gallery. Dillon Gallery is a pioneer in the art of scent with its 2012 ground breaking solo exhibition by Christophe Laudamiel dedicated exclusively to scent. Ms. Dillon’s early interest in the performing arts continued with many parallel presentations of art, music, and interactive exhibitions. Dillon Gallery has committed to sponsoring and championing collaborative performance pieces and interactive exhibitions dealing with the intersection of the visual arts and performing arts such as “Listen Quiet,” “The Armchair Parade,” “Osmeos,” and “Blackship Moments.”

Skidmore alumni listing from Emma Weinstein, ’13

See your MyCDC account, job # 10178 for more info

Opportunity of the Day for 12/2/14! Work with a PAL – 2015 Fixed Income Summer Analyst Program

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2015 Fixed Income Summer Analyst Program
Morgan Stanley’s Fixed Income Division is comprised of Interest Rate and Currency Products, Credit Products and Distribution. Professionals in the Division assess and actively manage risk, trade securities and structure as well as execute innovative transactions in the fast-paced and constantly changing global markets.

PLACEMENT & DURATION
The Sales & Trading Fixed Income Summer Analyst Program is 10 weeks, beginning with one week of classroom training, followed by placement on a Fixed Income desk in Global Credit & Municipals, Securitized Products, Foreign Exchange/Emerging Markets, Interest Rates, and Fixed Income Research. Most Summer Analysts are based in New York City, though some may be based in Westchester, Chicago and San Francisco. The Program typically features a management speaker series, product area training, networking events, community service, a performance review and a mentorship program. Summer Analysts receive continued on-the-job training throughout the Program, allowing them to acquire an in-depth understanding of the role a Full-Time Analyst can play.

TRAINING PROGRAM
Summer Analysts begin with a one-day orientation where they are introduced to the Firm’s businesses and learn what it’s like to be an employee at Morgan Stanley. Fixed Income Summer Analysts then attend Sales & Trading division-specific training where they learn core skills essential for success. The curriculum includes daily market updates, business-specific overviews, and basic product and technical training.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Sales: Develop client base by forming long-term relationships; create investment ideas; sell and cross-sell the Firm’s products; represent the Firm when interfacing with clients on important business issues.
* Trading: Generate trading ideas and analysis; support all aspects of the market-making trade execution process, from providing research analytics on trades to relative value analysis.
* Strategy: Develop investment recommendations on Fixed Income Securities through the study of market fundamentals and technical research.
* Structuring: Build computational models to help issuers and investors optimize a transaction’s economics, and quantify sources of value and risk.

QUALIFICATION/ SKILLS/ REQUIREMENTS
* You are pursuing an undergraduate or Master’s degree, generally as a junior or sophomore, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
* You have advanced knowledge of Excel (preferred).
* You have basic knowledge and a keen interest in finance.
* You are analytical, adaptive, a leader yet team player, as well as a multi-tasker.
* You possess strong oral and written communication skills.

APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINES
Students must apply:
1. online at www.morganstanley.com/careers.
2. YOU MUST ALSO apply through MyCDC.
Deadline is January 4, 2015

Skidmore alumni listing from JR McDermott, ’89

Opportunities of the Day! PAL Internships with Ralph Lauren!

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Summer Internships in Corporate and Creative for Ralph Lauren.

Our compensated 10-week Corporate Internship Program provides students with a hands-on rotational experience within two specific business and/or corporate functions:
• Buying
• Communications & Public Relations
• Digital Strategy & Operations
• Finance
• Human Resources
• Information Technology
• Marketing
• Merchandising
• Planning
• Production
• Sales/Account Management
• Sourcing/Logistics

After a successful completion of the program, full time entry-level offers will be extended to top candidates.

2015 Program Dates: June 1– August 7

PROGRAM OVERVIEW:
Ralph Lauren Corporate interns will:
• Participate in events including Company orientation, executive speaker series, flagship store and showroom tours, volunteer opportunities, social and networking opportunities
• Receive mentoring and coaching by supervisors
• Experience hands-on job training
• Undergo a formal evaluation and feedback process
• Collaborate on a team project

QUALIFICATIONS:
To be eligible for the Ralph Lauren Corporate Internship Program, applicants must:
• Attend college full-time in the United States and be entering their senior year
• Be authorized to work in the United States
• Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
• Show a demonstrated interest in the retail industry and a passion for the Ralph Lauren brand

SKILLS:
Preferred candidates will have the following:
• Strong problem-solving/analytical and communication skills
• Demonstrated leadership in school and community activities
• Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
• The ability to develop and maintain open and honest working relationships with others

HOW TO APPLY:
• Please visit My CDC Account (https://skidmorecollege-csm.symplicity.com/students/index.php/pid456790?) to submit your application.
• Deadline to apply is Friday, January 31 2015
• You must also visit the Ralph Lauren website and complete an application: www.careers.ralphlauren.com
• On-campus interviews will be conducted in February.
If you have any additional questions, please email RL-internships@ralphlauren.com

Our compensated nine-week Creative Internship Program offers college students the opportunity to be part of a team that drives a brand rich in heritage and culture. Our internship opportunities provide hands-on exposure to a variety of design and creative functions including illustration, concept design, product development, technical design and creative services.
2015 Program Dates:
June 8th, 2015-August 7th, 2015


Program Overview:

Ralph Lauren Creative interns will:
• Participate in events including Company orientation, executive speaker series, flagship store and showroom tours, volunteer opportunities, social and networking opportunities
• Receive mentoring and coaching by supervisors
• Experience hands-on job training
• Undergo a formal evaluation and feedback process
• Complete a creative project

Qualifications:

To be eligible for the Ralph Lauren Creative Internship Program, applicants must:
• Attend college full-time in the United States and have completed a minimum of one year of undergraduate study
• Be authorized to work in the United States
• Have a passion for the Ralph Lauren aesthetic and brand
• Possess an excellent portfolio of original and creative work

Skills:
Preferred candidates will have the following:
• Strong sketching, rendering and visualization skills
• Solid knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• The ability to handle a fast-paced environment

How to Apply:

•Please visit My CDC Account (https://skidmorecollege-csm.symplicity.com/students/index.php/pid456790?) to submit your application.
• Deadline to apply is Friday, January 31 2015
• You must also visit the Ralph Lauren website and complete an application: www.careers.ralphlauren.com
• On-campus interviews will be conducted in February.
If you have any additional questions, please email RL-internships@ralphlauren.com

Opportunity of the Day! PAL – Sotheby’s Internship Programme 2015

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Sotheby’s is an innovative global art business serving the most discerning clients. Auctioneers since 1744, today Sotheby’s is so much more, offering clients extraordinary opportunities to transact: S’2 private sales galleries, worldwide selling exhibitions, retail wine and diamonds, financing, art education and digital engagement any time, anywhere, on any device. We bring a world of art to a new world

Sotheby’s, the only publicly traded global art auction house, is offering exceptional juniors (rising seniors) the opportunity to participate in a unique paid Summer Internship Programme at our worldwide headquarters in New York City. The mission of the programme is to offer interns the best professional and educational experience possible. Interns will have the opportunity to learn about; the inner workings of an auction house; great rarities and works of art; and potential industry careers.

Interns will be placed in either an art specialist or business department for 8 weeks, from Tuesday, June 9, 2015 to Friday, July 31, 2015. Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to attend weekly seminars with senior executives within the Company and field trips to museums and galleries.

Founded in 1744, Sotheby’s is one of the best known brand names in the world, with a rich history of selling extraordinary objects – from masterpieces such as Picasso’s Boy with a Pipe, to the fabled jewels of the Duchess of Windsor, to the archives of Martin Luther King Jr., to T-Rex skeletons. With regional hubs in New York, London, and Hong Kong, Sotheby’s operates in 87 offices spread over 40 countries. We emphasize global teamwork and ethical standards as we strive to achieve the highest quality customer experience for our clients around the world.

Our staff are passionate about their work in the fast paced, challenging, dynamic, and exciting global marketplace for great works of art. If you are interested in learning more about our business, visit our website www.sothebys.com.

To apply, please visit the Sotheby’s Careers website and download the application form: http://www.sothebys.com/en/inside/careers.htmlAll paperwork must be submitted by email to Internshipsus@sothebys.com by January 16, 2015 at 5:00pm.

Opportunity of the Day!

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PAL – 2015 Corporate & Investment Bank Risk Summer Analyst Program

First year, sophomore, juniors only

With operations in 100 countries, J.P. Morgan is a true global leader in the financial
services industry. We believe the true measure of our success lies in the trusted
relationships we share with our clients, our reputation in the industry, and the quality
and integrity of the services we provide. In every area of our work, we’re committed
to being the best, and doing what’s right for our clients. And it’s that unshakeable
commitment shared by everyone at J.P. Morgan which makes this such a rewarding
place to build a career.
This is a valuable opportunity to get real, hands-on experience at the heart of a
world-leading bank before you enter your senior year of college. Gain valuable insight
and start to build your professional network and skills for the future. Our success at
managing risk is directly correlated to our success as a firm. We achieve this by
minimizing the impact of unexpected results; which has have a material impact on the
firm’s overall performance.

What you can expect from our summer internship

Our nine-week summer program is a challenging, but a hugely rewarding opportunity
to learn about the world of CIB Risk. We monitor capital, balance sheet and
reputational risk, and work with governments worldwide to rebuild regulatory
frameworks. As a summer analyst, you might be building models, performing due
diligence, evaluating credit ratings, monitoring exposure, modeling transactions or
synthesizing data.

It starts with a four-to-five day orientation and training session in New York. Expert
instructors and J.P. Morgan professionals will teach you about our history, our
products and the intellectual property that serve our clients. You’ll gain technical and
practical knowledge and the inspiration and insight you need for success.
Out of the classroom you’ll build your knowledge through the actual work supported
by teammates, tutors and mentors. Upon successful completion of the program, you
may have the opportunity to join us full-time after graduation.

What you need to bring

Our Analysts come from a variety of backgrounds, but finance or economics is recommended.

Additional requirements:

  • Academic strength (GPA minimum of 3.2)
  • Advanced quantitative, analytical and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Project management skills and the ability to deliver under pressure and to tight deadlines

For an opportunity like this, we expect academic strength (GPA minimum of 3.2);
advanced quantitative, analytical and communication skills; project management
capabilities; and the ability to deliver under pressure and meet tight deadlines. Our
Analysts come from a variety of backgrounds, but finance or economics is
recommended.

But beyond that, what we’re most interested in are the things that make you, you: the
personal qualities, outside interests and achievements beyond academia that
demonstrate the kind of person you are and the difference you could bring to the
team.

Your application will only be considered if you apply to your school’s careers site and submit your application via the J.P. Morgan
website at the below link:

Deadline is December 1, 2014
See your MyCDC job #010106

Position of the day!

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Framework LLC is a group of leading thinkers, advisors, and implementers that help companies create and preserve value by integrating sustainable business principles and practices into strategy and operations. We are seeking an extraordinarily organized, detail-oriented, and capable individual to support project leads in coordinating tasks, time- lines, and deliverables, and entering information into our project management systems. The project coordinator will also support the Framework operations team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Support Framework project leads in
• creating and updating project timelines and tasks
• establishing resource allocations and entering them into the firm’s QuickBase project- management application
• entering and tracking deadlines for multiple projects in Outlook and QuickBase
• working with team members to gather project information and notify them of project updates
and upcoming deadlines
• taking notes during client calls and meetings, recording and distributing information
• scheduling support, as needed
• Assist the Framework operations team with
• travel arrangements
• scheduling and calendaring for firm principals
• interfacing with technical support
• procuring office supplies
• filing and administrative tasks
• Pitch in wherever, whenever, and however appropriate to support client service and smooth office functioning

See job #10100 in your MyCDC account for application instructions or call the CDC at 518.580.5790.

Position recommended by Skidmore alumni Julia Giguere, ’06

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Career & Internship Connections 2015
New York (January 6) ~ DC (January 7) ~ LA (January 8) ~ Boston (January 9)

All Students are Welcome to Apply!!!

Network and interview with over 250 major companies in 4 different locations.

Sign up for: Pre-select interviews
When: During winter break
Positions: Summer internships & full-time jobs

Open Forum: Meet with employers 9:30 – 11:30 am (could result in afternoon interviews)

Deadline to Apply: December 1

A Sampling of Employer Participants (by location):

New York City
AIG
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
AllianceBernstein
Americares
APPRISE
AXA Advisors, LLC

Washington DC
Advantage Sales & Marketing
Alliance Bernstein
Anti-Defamation League
Atlantic Media
Bursun-Marsteller

Los Angeles
Authors Marketing Pro
Beach Cities Health District
Chocolate Sundaes Comedy Show Production
FDIC
Front Row Media

Boston
AIG
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Fund for Public Interest
Harvard Orthopedic Trauma Initiative
United Planet

You don’t want to miss this great opportunity!


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