Internships

Lutheran Social Services of New York has developed a wide range of internship opportunities to assist students in their academic pursuits. All interns are supervised by credentialed professionals and will receive guidance and hands-on experience.

Please apply to one of the open positions below or contact us for further inquires.

Volunteer & Intern Opportunities:

Graphic Design Intern

Position type: Unpaid intern, college credit, volunteer hours
Hours: 10-20 hrs a week
Reports to: Director of Creative Media & Marketing
Department: Agency Advancement

About Lutheran Social Services of New York:
Lutheran Social Services of New York is a multi-faceted agency dedicated those in need throughout the Greater New York City are by providing quality Children’s, Community, & Education services.

Description of position:
Intern will help develop a series of marketing campaigns and create a variety of print and digital materials for agency programs. This includes but is not limited to event invitations & signage, direct mailings, digital media design, presentation design, infographics, posters & flyers. This is a fast paced environment that demands high quality work and a quick turn-around rate.

What we’re looking for:
– Must be either currently enrolled/enrolling in an undergrad or graduate program, or have 1-2 years min experience in a related field (i.e. social media, advertising, new media, marketing).
– A detail oriented designer with a strong sense of color, typography and layout.
– Hardworking, dedicated and a collaborative spirit.
– Strong visual communication skills.
– Ability to multi-task.
– Takes initiative, organized and task oriented.
– Strong critical thinking skills.
– Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign preferred.
– Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
– Digital photography a plus but not required.
– HTML/CSS knowledge a plus but not required.
– Illustration a plus but not required.
– Final Cut Pro & Adobe After Effects a plus but not required.

How to Apply:
Please send your cover letter, resume and portfolio/link to online portfolio to James Darden (jdarden@lssny.org).

Social Media Intern

Position type: Unpaid intern, college credit, volunteer hours
Hours: 10-20 hrs a week
Reports to: Director of Creative Media & Marketing
Department: Agency Advancement

About Lutheran Social Services of New York:
Lutheran Social Services of New York is a multi-faceted agency dedicated those in need throughout the Greater New York City are by providing quality Children’s, Community, & Education services.

Description of position:
Our marketing team is looking for a new team member to support our Social Media. This position is aimed at bolstering the agencies online presence by building and maintaining a current and informative online social community.

Job Functions:
– Must be savvy on all social media platforms
– Assist in creation and implementation of marketing strategy for LSSNY & it’s programs
– Social media market research
– Monitor and collect data to report on growth and impact of agency social media
– Assist in marketing and public relations projects
– Promote agency initiatives and programs through research and available platforms
– Maintain good client relations through professionalism in all functions of customer service
– Contribute to LSSNY’s website, blogs, Facebook and Twitter pages
– Manage LSSNY’s Youtube channel
– Perform other duties as requested

What we’re looking for:
– Must be either currently enrolled/enrolling in an undergrad or graduate program, or have 1-2 years min experience in a related field (i.e. social media, advertising, new media, marketing)
– Hardworking, dedicated and a collaborative spirit
– Strong writing, speaking and visual communication skills
– Ability to multi-task
– Takes initiative
– Organized and task oriented
– Strong critical thinking skills
– Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign preferred
– Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
– Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is a plus but not a requirement

How to Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to James Darden (jdarden@lssny.org).

Equal Opportunity Employer – Affirmative Action Plan:

LSSMNY is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce at all organizational levels. It is the company’s policy not to engage in employment discrimination against any person employed or seeking employment with LSSMNY on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, ancestry, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, citizenship, or status as a covered veteran. This policy applies to all employment practices, including recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, merit increase, salary, training and development, demotion and separation.