Spring 2011 Fashion and Editorial Internships

I’ve been taking it easy and focusing a bit more on my personal life since fracturing my foot late last month. But I’ve managed to find a bunch of awesome spring internship opportunities to share with you. As I always say, for anyone trying to break into the fashion or publishing industries, interning is THE BEST way. Do as many as you can, as early as you can! I got my start in the magazine industry by doing an internship, and got a freelance editing job about a month after it ended.

Don’t forget to follow the application instructions. : )

Internships Via Ed2010.com:

SELF Magazine Fashion Internship
Paid Internship (!!!)
New York, NY
Self Magazine is seeking detail-oriented, hard-working fashion interns for spring semester. Candidates must be undergraduate students of accredited universities who can show proof that he/she will receive credit. Interns are responsible for keeping an accurate inventory of all samples coming into the closet, returning loaned items promptly and assisting the fashion team – including editors and directors. Fashion experience is a plus, but not necessary. This is a great way for someone seeking a future in fashion to get his/her foot in the door at a successful, busy magazine. Interest in fashion is a must. Interns will receive a $12/day stipend for a maximum of 49 internship days. Candidates must be able to work at least three days a week.
Posted 12/13/10
If interested, please send your resume to ola_matulaniec@condenast.com.

W Magazine Features/Editorial Intern

Unpaid Internship
New York, NY
W Magazine is looking for smart, savvy, well-organized, and
culturally-fluent undergraduates for an editorial/features internship
beginning January 2011, through the spring semester.
Interns will be asked to conduct research, pitch ideas, transcribe
interviews, and otherwise assist the editors. There may be opportunity to
write or blog for the website.
Candidates must be able to receive school credit for this position.
W is published by Conde Nast.
Posted 12/12/10

Harper’s Bazaar Spring Fashion Internship
Unpaid Internship
New York, NY
Harper’s Bazaar magazine is looking for interns for the spring 2011
semester. School credit is required. Responsibilities include sample check
ins/returns, prepping for photo shoots, managing the fashion closet, photo
research, creating story boards, faxing, filing, administrative tasks and
assisting the fashion and accessories market team with general duties. The
internship is structured for students looking to become fashion
editors/stylists. There is no writing involved.
Posted 12/12/10
Please submit resume and cover letter (stating your availability and confirming you are able to receive school credit) to sconly@hearst.com

Seventeen Magazine Art Internship
Unpaid Internship
New York, NY
Seventeen’s art department seeks motivated, detail-oriented, organized interns beginning ASAP and continuing through the spring semester. Internship is unpaid and college credit is a must! Must have knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and be extremely comfortable using InDesign.
Posted 12/12/10
Please contact Emily Addis at eaddis@hearst.com with resume and cover letter.

INTERVIEW Magazine Photo/Art Internship
Unpaid Internship
New York, NY
Currently INTERVIEW is looking for interns available for a Winter/Spring internship. We are searching for reliable individuals to work in the Art and Photography departments of the magazine. The internship offers extensive responsibilities such as working on location, performing creative research, location scouting etc. It is a great opportunity for anyone interested in production and publishing and allows for a very hands-on experience publishing industry experience.
Posted 12/12/10
Please contact photoassist@brantpub.com with resume and cover letter.

VOGUE Magazine Spring Features Intern
Unpaid Internship
New York, NY
The VOGUE Features department is seeking an exceptional student to intern in the office three days a week. As an editorial intern for VOGUE, you will be part of the inner workings of the magazine and required to balance several projects at a time. The ability to multitask and to work with enthusiasm and discretion is essential.
Posted 12/12/10
Please submit a cover letter, resume and any writing samples you believe will support your application to voguefeaturesintern@gmail.com

Glamour Magazine Accessories Internship
Paid Internship (!!!)
New York, NY
Glamour magazine is looking for 2-3 bright interns to help the accessories department during the Spring semester. Ideally, the candidates would be able to start right away, as they are extremely short handed. The internship is for credit and a $12/day stipend is also rewarded. The best candidates are extremely organized, dedicated, have a great memory and ability to multi-task.
It is not an easy internship, but it is very
rewarding and exciting all the same! They are looking for people who can work 2-5 days per week, while days begin at 9 AM and end anywhere from 6-8 PM.
Posted 12/12/10
If you fit these qualifications, love accessories and editorial work and want to be part of a great fashion publication, please email Alison at accesories.glam@gmail.com!

Cosmopolitan Spring Beauty Internship
Unpaid Internship
New York, NY
Cosmopolitan magazine is looking for a beauty intern for the Spring
semester. This is a great opportunity for beauty savvy students and
newcomers as well who want to get tons of hands-on experience. Your duties
will include organizing the beauty closet, filing, researching stories,
blogging for the website, calling in product samples, and pitching online
and print story ideas. Candidates should be enthusiastic about the subject
matter (experience a plus), be highly organized and proactive, and MUST be
able to receive school credit. We need someone who can work 2-3 days a week
beginning in January.
Posted 12/11/10
Please email cosmobeautyintern@gmail.com with your resume, cover letter and availability.

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Zac Posen for Target 24 Hour Shopping Party

Zac Posen for Target: 24 Hour Shopping Party Sneak Peak

Thursday was one of those NYC days that was just jam packed with events and parties. One of the things I was most looking forward to was the press preview of the Zac Posen for Target Shopping Party! When I first heard about the event, I was ecstatic– It meant I didn’t have to stay up until 3am next weekend waiting to place an order! Really though, it’s always amazing to see Target’s designer collaborations in person, a feat which isn’t always easy in New York City. If you have an opportunity in the next 24 hours to do the same, TAKE IT.

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I was really impressed with the Zac Posen line. You might hear me gush over Target a lot on this blog (IMO they really can do no wrong), but seriously this collection blew me away. The quality and selection in this collection was phenomenal. And even better, the sizing seemed to run more “normal” than some of the collections of the past. Only the pink animal print dress seemed to run small, from what I saw.

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My favorite dress in the collection!

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The Like performed while buyers snatched up their favorite pieces.

The pieces that impressed me most:

The Brocade Floral Dress*
The Red Leather & Suede Jacket
The Navy and Black Snap Dress*
Ruffled Red Prom Dress

* The 2 dresses I bought.

This dress is amazing:
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I went right when the event started, at 7. But I only had a short time before I had to head to a second event, so I missed Zac, Claire Danes, and Selma Blair. Everything looked amazing though, and the way it was presented was beautiful. I hear it most sizes quickly sold out during the preview! It looked like a lot of stock was still available, hidden in a back room for the public opening. But if you want to shop early, I suggest going asap!

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I shot a quick video of some of the mannequins wearing the collection, and The Like doing their sound check:

When I left at 8pm, there were already two girls in line:
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Hope you two got everything you wanted!

Both of the dresses I got are gorgeous, but this is my favorite Target dress ever:
Close up detail of my brocade dress. Everyone I’ve shown it to thinks it’s a $350+ dress!

If you went, what did you get? What do you plan on buying next week?

See the full flickr set here.

April’s Best Events

The Greyest Ghost
Timo Weiland Spring 2010 event! via Refinery29.

In New York, there is always something going on. If you’re like me, and like to plan things out in advance to avoid your schedule getting crazy, it’s good to have fair warning of what is happening when. I’ve rounded up some of the best April events, gathered from all around the web. More will be added, as they materialize.

Housing Work’s famous Warehouse Sale is continuing this Saturday, and the next:
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Henry Horenstein’s “Show” opened this week at Clic GalleryThe Greyest Ghost

Betsey Johnson spring sample sale, starting April 14th:
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Lee Angel jewelry sample sale starts the same day:
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Cynthia Steffe’s sample sale is April 15th:
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via @FashionweekNYC

And of course you can’t forget, the 24hour Zac Posen for Target shopping party starts April 15th!
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The new Chelsea Market Anthropologie location opens April 16th!

Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent for Target Africa inspired shoe collection launches April 18th!
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Rodarte Sample sale: I’m skipping this, since the last sale was a bit disappointing. Only a handful of items were available, with most still priced over $900. But it may be worth checking out, just in case.
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Don’t forget to RSVP to receive an appointment time!

Barney’s CO-OP Trunk-a-Palooza
is April 21st:
The Greyest Ghost
From 2pm-8pm. “Enjoy exclusive products from CO-OP designers like Helmut Lang, Rag+Bone, Richard Chai, ALC, Vena Cava, Alexander Wang and more.. Meet the designers and shop their Fall 2010 lines!”
via the Barney’s NY Facebook Fan page.

Also starting April 21st: The Tribeca Film Festival!
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Tickets go on sale to the public April 19th.

Brooklyn craft fair Handmade Cavalcade is Saturday, April 24th in Williamsburg:
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That same weekend, in the same neighborhood– King’s Country General Store market:
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Candace Bushnell reads from her new book “The Carrie Diaries” at Barnes and Noble Union Square. 7pm, Tuesday April 27th.
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More info here.

Zac Posen for Target 24 Hour Shopping Party

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Next week, for 24hours only, Zac Posen for Target will be available at a special pop up shop in NYC. The store opens at 11pm on April 15th.

I’ll be there, camera in tow, to get a first hand account of the collection a full week before it arrives in stores!

The pop up is near Port Authority, at 481 8th Avenue at 34th Street.
Shop the full collection while listening to performances by The Like and DJ Kid America. But hurry, the pop up closes April 16th at 11pm!

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Via Teen Vogue.

More info here.

Image via googleimages.

Zac Posen for Target: My Picks

Finally, the rest of the images from the Zac Posen for Target lookbook have been released! I posted four images from this month’s Teen Vogue a few weeks back. And now, you can see them all! There are tons of images of the line— here are my favorite pieces from the collection:

My #1:
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Another dress I’m definitely buying:
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Love this leather jacket!

I’d probably look silly in this, but it is beautiful:
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The collection is also featured in the April issues of ELLE, VOGUE, and People Style Watch.

It’s a big departure from the red carpet looks of his line for Austrailan Target, but I think it will be a hit!

Zac Posen for Target will be available on April 25th in stores, and online at Target.com.

Zac Posen for Target in Teen Vogue

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Newly released photos of Zac Posen for Target are featured in the April issue of Teen Vogue. Back in January, I posted the lookbook, but was asked by Target to remove it. But now two of the original images, and two new images shot just for Teen Vogue have been released!

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This Dress is ADORABLE!

Prices might be a bit higher for this collection, but most of the dresser are convertible!

“We made the ruffles detachable, like a Judy Garland apron,” says the designer of a fire-engine red strapless number with frilled skirt from his new Target collection. “You can wear it as a skirt over the dress; undo it and drape it over your shoulders à la Cristóbal Balenciaga; or if you don’t want any frou, take it off and you have a sexy date dress.”

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Read More of the designer’s interview at Teen Vogue’s Zac Posen feature on Yahoo, and in the April issue.

Zac Posen for Target will be in stores and online at Target.com on April 25th.

Thanks to readers over at The Fashion Spot for pointing this out.

March 2010 Fashion Job and Internship Postings

Internship postings have become one of my blog’s most popular topics! Here’s a new round of fashion, PR, and editorial internships (and one job) just waiting for all you college students to apply. Most are looking to hire immediately, but please read carefully as some are already looking for summer interns!

Interview Magazine Fashion Assistant
New York, NY
Interview Magazine has an immediate opening for a Fashion Assistant to support the Fashion Department in:

➢ Organizing the fashion closet
➢ Managing of both men’s and women’s clothing returns
➢ Overseeing of interns;
➢ Assisting with PDF files for market images, market work (appointments, picture uploading and making binders for department), and market research for shoots
Ideal candidates must have a 4-year college degree as well as a minimum of intern experience working in public relations, magazines, or for a fashion company.
Posted 3/1/10
Please email resumes with cover letters and salary requirements to popculturemag1@yahoo.com
Via Ed2010

Zac Posen Design Intern:


Design interns will assist the design team in creating show collections and special projects. Responsibilities include:
* sewing, patterning, draping, sketching
* developing sewing techniques
* manipulating fabric
* using computer programs to develop various ideas
* dying fabric
* sourcing in the garment district
* organizing , cleaning and general upkeep of studio

* use of industrial sewing equipment
* general patterning and draping knowledge
* identification of fabric types
* attentiveness, reliability, attention to detail, ability to closely follow instruction and to work independently, time management, organization
other useful skills
* technical flats by hand
* computer programs including excel, photoshop, illustrator
* fabric dying experience
* familiarity with the garment district
Minimum availability- 3 full weekdays/ week for one full season (three months)
Please email resume, cover letter, and some examples of your work. Thank you.
Send Resumes to: studiomanager@zacposen.com

Full-time web assistant for V Magazine:
Reply to: gigs-xe6gq-1616025342@craigslist.org
Looking for a full/part-time web assistant/intern for V Magazine and VMAN Magazine. Duties include processing images, setting up blog posts, uploading fashion stories/articles, creating web graphics, help managing facebook/twitter, help managing ad server, help managing online distribution.
Skills required:
Major plus:
video editing skills
video production
Right now the position is unpaid but could lead to a paid position based on work performance

Spring Graphic Design Intern, New York City Ballet:
Reply to: job-fqvqe-1612283476@craigslist.org
New York City Ballet is seeking a graphic design intern for the Spring semester – we will work with school schedules if applicable. The intern will work creatively within the Company’s brand style guide on various NYCB marketing materials (which include all collateral and brochures, posters, signage, outdoor, logos, print advertising, merchandise, exhibits, and some web graphics) with art direction from NYCB’s 2 in-house designers.
In addition to assisting with the design and production of marketing materials the intern will also be responsible for collecting research materials for various projects, helping to organize and archive jobs and ballet photography, and creating and mocking up comps when needed.
Qualifications: College junior/senior or graduate student, getting credit for the internship. Strong typographic skills, knowledge of Adobe CS3 (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and basic knowledge of black and white and color photographic processes and retouching. Portfolio required. 16 hours minimum per week. Unpaid for credit only. Travel stipend included.
Interested, qualified candidates should send a resume and pdf of a mini-portfolio to:
marketingcareers@nycballet.com. Please include SPRING 2010 GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN in the subject line.

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