This week, the internships and jobs highlighted are a mixture of different disciplines. If you are interested in working in a museum, you should check out the possibilities open with The Franklin Institute Science Museum and The African American Museum in Philadelphia. Business majors of all areas might be curious about the internships at Lunchbox Communications and Global Indemnity Group Inc, which will allow their interns to gain knowledge in their field. Perhaps you prefer working with computers rather than people — if so, take a look at the details for Pliner Solutions. Read on to find out details about all of the internships.
The Franklin Institute Science Museum: Philadelphia Science Festival and Events Intern
The Franklin Institute Science Museum is looking for interns to help with their 9-day, community-wide celebration The Philadelphia Science Festival, which takes place in April. The activities for the event will include lectures, debates, hands-on activities, special exhibitions, and informal science education experiences for people of all ages. The intern should be majoring in the sciences, education, social work/community organizing, urban planning, public relations, communications, marketing, or event planning, but all degree-seeking applicants will be reviewed for the position. The candidates should be familiar with general science concepts, comfortable making cold calls to partnering organizations and returning general inquiry calls, and possess strong writing and communication skills. The internship will require at least 15 hours a week along with the commitment to be available all day on Saturday, May 2, 2015 for end the of the festival. During the week of the festival, students should also expect to work evenings.
Lunchbox Communications: Advertising and Branding Production Intern
If you are savvy with creative technology, you should think about applying to the opening at Lunchbox Communications. It is a digital media agency that specializes in branding, advertising, and trans-media marketing. They are currently looking for an intern who is ready to jump head first into production by using skills like research, copy writing, post-production, and marketing distribution. Lunchbox is looking for someone who is proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, AfterEffects), Microsoft Office, and Final Cut Pro. Basic knowledge of photography/camera equipment and web design skills are a plus. Personality-wise, the intern should be a team player, have a fearless attitude about trying new things, and be able balance many different tasks at once. Along with working with Lunchbox Communications, the intern will have an opportunity to interact with The Philadelphia Independent Film and Video Association.
Global Indemnity Group Inc: Internal Audit Intern
Accounting, finance, or business administration majors should take a look at the part-time opportunity in the Internal Audit Department of Global Indemnity Group Inc. The office is located in Bala Cynwyd, PA. While in the position, the intern will work on several projects including control testing, conducting audits of company operations, underwriting, claims and financial, and other special projects. The person who fills the position will work under the company’s financial and IT senior auditors. They will also interact with external auditors and key management. The position will require between 15-20 hours a week until March 2015. Candidates should have strong computer and communication skills.
Pliner Solutions: IT Support Coop
Pliner Solutions is looking for an intern who wants to real world experience on an IT team. Their office is located in Willow Grove, PA. Responsibilities for the job will include PC support for companies and client workstations as well as server and network maintenance and troubleshooting. Those considering applying should have the following credentials: be pursuing or have a degree in computer science, software engineering, information science, or information technology along with excellent problem solving and communication skills. This is a paid internship.
African American Museum in Philadelphia: Education and Public Programming Intern
If you are looking for an opportunity to work with the public, The African American Museum in Philadelphia might have an internship for you. They are currently looking for one or more Museum Education interns to assist with the functioning of their Education and Public Programming department. Interns will assist in all areas of the department, which will include leading tours, conducting research, booking artists and performers, writing and editing for varying purposes, and planning and executing programming. They will also occasionally help with other departments of the museum as well, such as Visitor Services, Administration, and Exhibitions. The internship is available for both the spring and summer.