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Crowdfunding Internships in NYC, Chicago and San Francisco

Kiva is the world’s first and largest crowdfunding platform for social good. Kiva runs an online marketplace  for crowdfunded microloans that serves the financially excluded. Their organization combines the culture and technological passion of an internet start-up with the compassion and empathy of a non-profit to expand financial access at global scale. They aim to drive social impact and enable opportunity while providing a borrower-to-lender connection: “Loans that change lives.”  

Kiva's mission is to expand financial access to help underserved communities thrive. In just 13 years, they have raised more than $1.1 billion in loan capital for 2.7+ million borrowers in over 80 countries. Their lenders fund over $10 million in loans every month. Headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Portland, New York City, Nairobi, and Bangkok, Kiva's team has 100+ employees and 500+ volunteers worldwide. 

Internship Program Since its founding, volunteerism has been an integral part of Kiva's foundation and success. As a Kiva Intern, you will contribute your passion, drive, ideas and expertise to expanding our reach and impact while taking on immediate and significant responsibilities within their teams. In addition to learning on the job, you'll partake in a variety of educational, social, and professional development workshops and events that will accelerate your professional growth while learning about Kiva and the non-profit, technology, and microfinance sectors. 

Kiva Internships are 6-month, full-time, volunteer positions with a monthly stipend of $1000/month. These positions are located in our San Francisco, CA; San Jose, CA; Portland, OR; New York City, NY; or Chicago, IL offices. 

 Kiva is currently hiring for our July 2019 to December 2019 Internship Class 

Placement Process:  Candidates should apply to one of the open positions they feel best fits their background, experiences, and interests. The Intern Program Team may consider candidates for positions other than those they applied to, based on the team’s assessment of the candidate’s qualifications.  

Current positions are as follows. Please review each job description on our job board for a better understanding of what interns are responsible for, and the various required and preferred qualifications:

  • Impact Investments Kiva US Operations Intern (SF)
  • Kiva US Regional Intern (SF, San Jose, Chicago and NYC)
  • Portfolio Operations Intern (Portland)
  • Customer Support & Operations  Community Support & Engagement Intern (SF or Portland)
  • Talent Programs  Kiva Fellow & Intern Programs Intern (SF)
  • Review & Translation Program Intern (SF)
  • Marketing New Media & Brand Partnerships Intern (Portland)
  • Email Special Projects Intern (SF or Portland)
  • Strategic Development & Partnerships Partnerships Intern (SF)  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 21 years of age by the start of training week
  • Able to commit full-time for 6-month term 

Benefits:

  • Professional development workshops
  • Casual, dog-friendly office
  • Access to Kiva’s network of Kiva Fellowship and Internship
  • Optional participation in Kiva social activities, including: Athletic club teams Movie and game nights Happy hours
  • References gladly given for successful participants 
  • A stipend of $1,000/month for the duration of the internship (disbursed on a monthly basis), to help offset living costs   

How to Apply:  Visit www.kiva.org/work-with-us/internvolunteers to learn more about our program.  You can view the full job descriptions and fill out an application here: https://boards.greenhouse.io/kivainternship If you have any questions, please email internprogram@kiva.org

Fashion Design internship in New York

ROMEO HUNTE looking for a Design Assistant Intern! Are you bright, fearless, have a  love for fashion and have some experience? This may be the internship for you!

Romeo Hunte New York is a definitive lifestyle brand created for all women who appreciate intricate details. Designed in New York City, the line embodies an aesthetic that is cool, conservative and intricate with a balance of feminine and masculine. The brand emphasizes on impeccable outerwear that are practical such as the signature cashmere shearling hood shawl that is one of the core elements of Romeo Hunte the brand. The vision is to create modern classic apparels that are luxurious, transitional and transformable at a contemporary price point. The Romeo Hunte woman is powerful, confident, and innovative with an admirable passion for art and pop culture.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be responsible for assisting with the creation of commercially viable product designs across collections
  • Coordinate and deliver brand-right designs that tie back to the overall concept and business strategy; encompassing style, color/print, fit and fabric for new/existing product lines.
  • Apply a solid working knowledge of fashion trends and consumer needs to product designs
  • Demonstrates a passion for the brand, inspires individuals and relies on limited experience to plan and accomplish goals
  • Work right along side with Designer on all aspects of product lifecycle from concept to final development. 

Qualifications: 

  • Start up mentality
  • Thrive in high-pressure, highly charged and dynamic environments
  • Excited to see a business grow
  • Willing to pitch in on a variety of projects
  • Hard worker not afraid of long hours when necessary
  • Highly motivated by your own personal and career goals
  • Committed to making the company succeed
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; Adobe, Photo Illustrator, must have experience using Excel
  • Strong time management skill
  • Ability to work under a deadline
  • Must have strong communication skills, both oral and written

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Assist in interpreting the brand’s direction into materials, trims, styles, trend, colors and patterns 
  • Prepare line sheet/look book and presentation materials/set-up for line previews and buy meetings 
  • Assist in identifying specific materials, color palettes, patterns and prints for the season. 
  • Participate in research and development of seasonal trends 
  • Assist in shopping the retail and trend (fabric/color/fashion) markets seeking new merchandise ideas, as needed 
  • Assist in creating and distributing fabric development packages 
  • Assist in creating and distributing color cards, trim cards and pattern development sheets 
  • Assist in developing flat mechanical sketches for design development 
  • Assist in selecting styles, materials and colors that fit the brand and style plans 
  • Work with Designer in developing print and pattern designs 
  • Assist in reviewing development samples 
  • Assist in the tracking and approval of fabric samples, ship-in and ship-out 
  • Participate in fit sessions

 

To apply send your cover letter and resume/cv to hr@romeohunte.com

Sales and Marketing Internship in New York

ROMEO HUNTE is looking for a Fashion Marketing Assistant Intern! They are searching for a bright, fearless and love for fashion marketing working individuals with experience. The ideal candidate is responsible for creating new marketing ideas to increase our social media followers and our customers. Demonstrates a passion for the brand, inspire individuals and relies on limited experience to plan and accomplish goals. Work right along side with our Graphic Designer on all aspects of marketing materials. 

Qualifications:  

  • Marketing/E-commerce degree/concentration or experience Interest in digital marketing, e-commerce, and social media
  • Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Self-starter
  • Passion and willingness to learn
  • Creative and strong multi-tasking skills and organizational skills to be able to balance several projects at a time
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous fashion experience
  • Previous experience in fashion Marketing
  • Computer skills like Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Interest in web design
  • Previous experience in Google Analytics and Google Ad Words

Responsibilities

  • Work on image resizing and marketing materials needed to support promotions
  • Analyze data and website performance, traffic, statistics
  • Monitor web traffic and conversions
  • Email marketing campaigns
  • Social media work as assigned & maintain blog update online
  • Photography for the Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Help create & curate branded content for social pages
  • Help garner more followers and customers. miscellaneous office/administrative functions
  • Be able to create signage, newsletters, email campaigns, online promotions, etc.
  • Provide support to social media efforts to target new audiences
  • Assist with trade shows and special events to promote company and increase attendance
  • Research and analyze competitor marketing and sales materials
  • Collaborate on team presentations for management and clients. 

To apply end your resume/cv and cover letter to hr@romeohunte.com

Sales and Marketing Internship in New York

ROMEO HUNTE is looking for a Fashion Marketing Assistant Intern! They are searching for a bright, fearless and love for fashion marketing working individuals with experience. The ideal candidate is responsible for creating new marketing ideas to increase our social media followers and our customers. Demonstrates a passion for the brand, inspire individuals and relies on limited experience to plan and accomplish goals. Work right along side with our Graphic Designer on all aspects of marketing materials. 

Qualifications:  

  • Marketing/E-commerce degree/concentration or experience Interest in digital marketing, e-commerce, and social media
  • Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Self-starter
  • Passion and willingness to learn
  • Creative and strong multi-tasking skills and organizational skills to be able to balance several projects at a time
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous fashion experience
  • Previous experience in fashion Marketing
  • Computer skills like Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Interest in web design
  • Previous experience in Google Analytics and Google Ad Words

Responsibilities

  • Work on image resizing and marketing materials needed to support promotions
  • Analyze data and website performance, traffic, statistics
  • Monitor web traffic and conversions
  • Email marketing campaigns
  • Social media work as assigned & maintain blog update online
  • Photography for the Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Help create & curate branded content for social pages
  • Help garner more followers and customers. miscellaneous office/administrative functions
  • Be able to create signage, newsletters, email campaigns, online promotions, etc.
  • Provide support to social media efforts to target new audiences
  • Assist with trade shows and special events to promote company and increase attendance
  • Research and analyze competitor marketing and sales materials
  • Collaborate on team presentations for management and clients. 

To apply end your resume/cv and cover letter to hr@romeohunte.com

Graphic Web Design Internship in New York

ROMEO HUNTE is looking for a Web Designer Intern! They are searching for bright and hard working individuals. This candidate will be an individual with a strong interest in web, multimedia design, and love for fashion. They should be a quick learner, social media savvy, skilled with typography, interested in emerging web and digital technologies and able to work quickly and independently. They should also be reliable, organized, and as passionate about design! All applicants must have examples of their work readily available. Links to any web or interactive work are welcome. 

What you will be involved in:

  • Web and print production in support of the company website, brand, and marketing efforts.
  • Projects may include some or all of the following, depending on business demands: Develops site navigation by categorizing content; funneling traffic through content
  • Prepares site by installing and configuring server software; installing programming language using authoring and formatting tools; ensuring cross- platform compatibility establishing links.
  • Upgrades site by updating content and graphics; monitoring performance and results; identifying and evaluating improvement options; introducing new technology maintaining links
  • Protects site by designing and installing security precautions
  • Maintains site appearance by developing and enforcing content and display standards; editing submissions
  • Image re-sizing, re-touching and compression -Design for both web and print ads
  • Creating PDF line sheet , look books and catalogs
  • Creation of online promotional, marketing and social ad campaigns
  • Logo design

Requirement:

  • Must be 18 years
  • Comfortable working in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint., photoshop, Illustrator,Adobe flash and basic HTML skills are a plus.
  • Methodical, highly organized and detail oriented
  • Able to move seamlessly from high altitude thinking to the tangible and practical
  • Effective and assertive communicator
  • Great attitude and a contagious positive passion for what you do 

To apply send your resume/cv, cover letter and any web links to hr@romeohunte.com

Architectural Internship in San Francisco, California

Butler Armsden Architects is fortunate to find itself in a position of continuous growth with new projects in San Francisco and all over the Bay Area, including high-end modern homes, historic renovations and multiple LEED residences. They are looking for a stellar intern to join their team.  Their office promotes independence and creativity.  The environment is very dynamic, with individual and team opportunities on many different size residences.  BAA emphasizes the importance of being involved in a project from the very beginning to the very end, and allows employees optimum responsibility during the process.  Multitasking and time management skills are strongly valued as is a good sense of humor. 

Qualifications and Expectations: As an intern, you will be assisting all team members.  Tasks may include any and all of the following.  

  • Site visits
  • Site documentation
  • Schematic layout
  • Permit filing
  • Drafting
  • Renderings
  • Model making

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 0-3 years experience
  • In the process of earning, or have already attained, an architecture degree from an accredited architecture school
  • A strong sense of presentation skills and graphics
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of ArchiCAD is a plus  

How to apply: Please e-mail your resume/cv (PDF format), portfolio, and any working drawings that you can share to: ccampbell@butlerarmsden.com.  

6 month Hospitality Internship in Majestic Vermont

Lake Morey Resort is looking for an energetic intern to spend a summer nestled in the Green Mountains of Vermont at their lakeside golf and conference resort. This quiet location offering hiking, biking and lake activities, while only being a few hours from Boston and New York City.   Interns will gain experience in all aspects of hospitality, doing a rotation of positions in front of house, back of house, lodging and food and beverage. The Lake Morey Resort is family owned and operated, giving students time and experience with hands on leadership and a tradition of hospitality. Interns will leave with an understanding of how all the departments work together to provide the best guest experience in a resort setting.   Housing and most meals are provided without cost and the town of Fairlee offers fun summer events, like the Fourth of July parade and fireworks, music on the green and they're close to Dartmouth College.  In operation since 1905, Lake Morey Resort is full of history, charm and guests that come back year after year. Come and be a part of our fun team and make some history of your own!

 

This internship will run from May 2019 to November 2019. To apply send your resume/cv and cover letter to Jen Avery, jen@lakemoreyresort.com

12 MONTH CULINARY TRAINING ON THE EAST COAST

Looking to spend 12 months by the sea learning new culinary techniques? Pier 77 Restaurant and The Ramp Bar & Grill are looking for a 12 month culinary trainee to join them in Kennbunkport, Maine. You'll train in all kitchen stations including Garde Mange, Sauté, Grill, Flat top and Fry. The stunning views of Cape Porpoise Harbor that you'll see every day are just a bonus! 

Applicants must have either a culinary degree and 1 year experience or no degree but 5 year experience in commercial kitchens.  Send your resume/CV directly to : info@pier77restaurtant.com This is a paid position and Pier 77 will pay the visa application fees for qualified candidates. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. View their culinary institutehere.

Culinary Arts Internship in North Carolina

The Orchard Restaurant is a smaller, family owned restaurant nestled in the quaint mountain resort town of Cashiers, North Carolina. Primarily open for evening meals, The Orchard Restaurant menu consists of regional fare with Southern origins.  Their 90 seat restaurant also has a weather dependent patio with an additional 25 seats, an events barn where they hold private events, dinners and parties for up to 250, and a guest cottage for overnight rental.  Cashiers North Carolina is located in the southern western mountains of the state at an elevation of 3400'.  A hub of outdoor activity and beautiful natural landscapes, Cashiers also offers many cultural activities as well. 

Our internship will offer you the opportunity to learn and work with the chefs and management and owners, giving you hands on experience with a focused initiative.  You will be learning how each station is prepared for evening service.  Baking, sauce making, knife skills, smoking of different types of proteins and vegetables, various cooking techniques including saute, grill, braising, smoking, frying and baking will be taught.  Sanitation requirements, inventory control, ordering and scheduling policies will be included in the internship.  The intern will also learn how to prepare and present platters and menus for catering, both on premises at our events barn and offsite at a private home or venue. The intern will spend sufficient time learning front of the house procedures, including the taking of reservations, seating guests and the process of taking orders.  Housing is available.  Ideal candidate should be available May-October.  There will be many opportunities to explore the immediate area of Cashiers as well as the surrounding towns and cities including Asheville.   

Interested applicants please send resume to eventsattheorchardcashiers@gmail.com

Systems Integration Intern in North Carolina

Life Systems International is a private medical device company specializing in patient monitoring equipment. The goal for this position is to provide an exciting learning opportunity for a student who is interested in the technical side of a medical device company. This opportunity will be hands on, working with important strategic assignments. The student will report to the Vice President of Operations and Technical Department, and will take the lead in the development and action of small projects with measurable goals. The following lists below are duties and experiences the student will be involved with:

  • Testing and Setting up Loaner Systems, Diagnosing/Stress Testing equipment and Testing trade in equipment for refurbishing
  • Assist with Project Management task for System Go Live in Hospitals
  • Assemble systems prior to shipping for install and Organize installation components
  • Customer Support, Tech Support customer service follow ups, Project Documentation Auditing
  • Any combination of familiarity with: Networks, Computer Hardware, Security, Project Management and Computer Software

 

To apply contact Sean Murphy at sean.murphy@lsi-medical.com