Internship Opportunities

Every summer, the Windward Network offers internships throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Internships offered through the Windward Network provide meaningful summer experiences for current students (rising Juniors and Seniors) and college-age alumni in a variety of different fields. Participants have the opportunity to gain valuable insights into their industries of interest, develop skills, cultivate professional connections, and strengthen their resumes.

Any currently enrolled student who completes an internship organized through the Windward Network and the required reflection at the culmination of the internship will receive course credit documented on their transcript. This course credit will be graded as Pass/Fail and in the amount of 0.5 credits, and will be awarded for the semester preceding the internship.

For college-age students, you are responsible for coordinating course credit through your university.


 
 
 

Important Dates for 2019

January 14: Internship applications available
February 1: Internship applications due
February 1 - March 15: Internship sponsors review applications and conduct interviews
March 15: Internship sponsors notify applicants of placement
Please read below to view past internship opportunities!

Entertainment

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  • JLTV/PBS



    Mentor: Brad Pomerance (current parent)
     
    Overview: Brad Pomerance is a television journalist and is looking for interns to work with him on non-fiction television projects. For Jewish Life Television (JLTV), he hosts and produces a travel series entitled “Air Land & Sea” and an interview program entitled The J Report. For PBS affiliate KVCR, he hosts and produces a history-themed show entitled, “Uncovered in the Archives.”  
     
    Responsibilities:
    Research and writing

    Media library maintenance

    Scheduling

    Assistance with in-studio and field shoots

    Social media management

    Potential voice over and on-camera work

    Requirements:
    Basic familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint  
    Strong research and writing skills  
    Interest in history, travel, and current events  
    It is not a requirement that the intern be of the Jewish faith.
     
    Time Frame:
    Three- to six-week time frames, three days per week, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June/July/August

    # of Positions: three

    Eligibility: Rising Juniors, Seniors and college students, with a demonstrated interest in television/journalism
     
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  • Myriad Pictures



    Myriad Pictures: International Sales and Production

    Mentor: Mithra Alavi
    Internship provided by: Kevin Forester ’89
     
    Overview: Based in Los Angeles, Myriad Pictures is a leading independent entertainment company specializing in production, financing, and worldwide distribution of feature films and television programming. Participating in top markets and festivals around the world, Myriad has garnered a strong reputation as a high-quality distributor of content for all formats. Myriad Pictures is currently acquiring projects in all stages, broadening the definition of distribution. By beginning the process before a film is complete, the team at Myriad is able to assist productions and lend their years of experience to every project. The company holds an impressive and diverse library of critically acclaimed art house and commercially successful mainstream filmed programming including “Kinsey,” “Goon,” “The Good Girl,” “Factory Girl,” “Van Wilder,” “Jeepers Creepers 2,” the Academy Award-nominated “Margin Call,” and the critically acclaimed “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby.”

    Responsibilities: Complete script coverage (read scripts that are submitted in order to be considered as potential films and then write a short synopsis of the plot as well as comment about what makes the script strong or weak). Interns' opinions on each script will be heard in our Friday Submissions Meetings, where about 10 people come together, including our VPs of sales, acquisitions, development, and Myriad’s CEO. Interns will also be asked to watch films and write up coverage on completed films to see if we would want to acquire them. Interns assist with our actor/actress/director grids, which includes researching specific information about them and calling their agencies to find out their availability to be a part of upcoming projects. Interns will gain valuable desk experience while occasionally covering reception fielding calls and greeting clients. Interns may also track films for acquisitions by checking different online platforms for new projects on the horizon. If interested, they may also shadow the CEO's assistant's desk a few times to gain knowledge on the verbiage of what is needed to be an assistant in the entertainment industry.

    Marketing: Attend weekly sales and marketing meetings as well as weekly distribution meeting, which includes our Canadian sister company, Pacific Northwest Pictures (PNP). PNP is a theatrical distribution company based in Canada and primarily distributes theatrical films mainly in Canada and is gradually expanding into U.S. distribution. Press coverage: check very frequently for news about PNP titles, then compile news into a PDF used to send out to potential buyers and sellers.

    BOTH Development/Production + Marketing interns: Helping the office run smoothly (e.g. answering phones, making coffee, keeping office neat and tidy, having a positive, can-do attitude).

    Film Festivals and Markets: where the majority of the deals are made and where our projects get to be seen for the first time.

    Requirements: Excellent analytical, reading, and writing skills necessary, as coverage is requested regularly. Transportation and laptop also required.
     
    Time Frame:  Two to four days per week
     
    Eligibility: Rising Seniors and college students
     
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  • Thunder Road



    Mentor: Armand Brescia
    Internship provided by: Basil Iwanyk (current parent)
     
    Overview:
    Thunder Road Pictures is a film and television financing and production company founded by Basil Iwanyk (father of Jacob Garner ’19). It is based in Santa Monica.
     
    Responsibilities:
    Thunder Road Pictures, responsible for producing “Wind River,” the John Wick franchise, and “Sicario,” seeks sharp, creative interns who are passionate about film and TV. General office tasks and research/notes for projects in development also occur often. We recognize and value talent and give our interns the opportunity for creative input. Our internship program teaches interns the steps taken to develop and produce feature films and television series in a fun and collaborative work environment. We ask that interns commit two to three full days a week throughout the summer.
     
    Requirements:
    Excellent analytical, reading, and writing skills necessary, as coverage is requested regularly. Transportation and laptop also required.
     
    Time Frame:
    Four to six weeks throughout summer, two to three days per week
     
    # of positions: two

    Eligibility: Rising Seniors and college students
     
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  • Women in Film/ReFrame



    ReFrame
    Mentor: Alison Emilio, Director, ReFrame
    Internship provided by: Alison Emilio-Kleckner (current parent)
     
    ReFrame is a partnership between Sundance Institute and Women In Film that advocates for gender parity and intersectionality for women in film, TV, and media. It is based in Los Angeles near Koreatown.
     
    Responsibilities:
    ReFrame seeks sharp, creative interns who are passionate about expanding the pipeline and opportunity for diverse storytellers and increasing the number of women working in front of and behind the camera. General office tasks and research/notes for programs that include a gender parity stamp and sponsor/protégé program. Creativity and proficiency with social media is an asset, as is working with design and organization of strategy documents, time lines, etc. We recognize and value talent and give our interns the opportunity for input. Interns are also welcome to attend WIF events that include panels and screenings. Our internship program teaches interns how to help create and deliver on strategy related to core programs in a fun and collaborative work environment. We ask that interns commit two to three full days a week throughout the summer.
     
    Requirements:
    Excellent analytical, reading, and writing skills necessary as well as proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google docs, and Powerpoint. Social media skills are preferred. Transportation and laptop also required. Parking will be reimbursed and benefits include a one-year membership to Women In Film.
     
    Time Frame:
    Four to six weeks throughout summer, two to three days per week
     
    # of positions: one

    Eligibility: Rising Seniors and college students
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Finance/Medicine

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  • Children’s Hospital Los Angeles


    Mentor: Dean M. Anselmo, MD (current parent)

    Overview: The purpose of this internship is to provide an opportunity for volunteers to gain experience and exposure to a busy pediatric surgical practice. Pediatric surgery is a subspecialized field, which is focused on general surgery of the infant and child. Pediatric surgery includes a variety of disease and encompasses all anatomic areas of the body including: abdominal surgery, thoracic (chest) surgery, complex congenital anomalies, childhood cancers and trauma, to name a few. The interns will be shadowing a pediatric surgeon in the outpatient setting during clinic hours where preoperative and postoperative patients are seen. There will also be opportunity to directly observe surgical procedures in an operating room. In these arenas, the interns will be observing direct patient care, workup, diagnosis and treatment of surgical diseases, and complex medical decision-making. Additionally, interns will have opportunities to learn about common pediatric surgical diseases as well as the principles of surgical treatment options.
    For interns who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine, there will be opportunities for mentorship and guidance to prepare for the path towards a career in medicine.

    Responsibilities: Interns will primarily have the opportunity to observe direct patient care in a busy pediatric surgery practice at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

    # of Positions:  Two

    Time Frame: June-August, Wednesday and Friday - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Eligibility: Must be at least 16 years old
     
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  • Karlin Real Estate



    Mentor: Matthew Schwab (current parent)

    Overview: Karlin Real Estate is a $2 billion private investment firm targeting opportunistic acquisitions of commercial, hospitality and multi-family properties and loans across the United States. We are a growing fund with over $700 million in invested capital.

    Responsibilities: Given the entrepreneurial and opportunistic nature of the firm, the position requires that the candidate work in a variety of capacities. The primary role will be focused on providing analytical and quantitative support for both the acquisitions and asset management teams. These duties include:
     
    ·       Preparing and updating financial/valuation models
    ·       Writing investment memos
    ·       Collecting and analyzing market/economic data
    ·       Conducting deal-specific due diligence
    ·       Assisting with internal portfolio reporting
    ·       Assisting in the firm’s marketing efforts

    Requirements: The candidate should have the ability to express analysis, both verbally and written, in a clear and concise manner with a high level of attention to detail. Individual must be a self-starter with a strong desire to contribute in a small entrepreneurial work environment. Candidate should have a strong working knowledge of Excel, experience with Argus a plus.


    # of Positions: one

    Time Frame: The candidate start date is flexible with a desired start date in June and end date in August.

    Eligibility: Open to rising Seniors and college students.
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  • Mark F. Stein, DDS



    Mentor:  Mark Stein DDS (current parent)

    Overview: The purpose of this internship is to allow the intern to shadow a dentist in private practice, demonstrating the procedures and daily running of a dental office. The intern will also have the opportunity to observe procedures such as crowns, fillings, and esthetic rehabilitation of the mouth, as well as assisting with lab work and minor administrative duties. As there are multiple specialty practices in the same building, the hope is that we will be able to expose the intern to some of them. These include extractions of teeth, root canal treatment, and the placement of implants among others. The exposure should allow the intern to determine if the practice of dentistry is for them.

    # of positions: One

    Time: June to August 2018

    Four hours a day Tuesdays and Thursdays
     
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  • Schechter Wealth



    Mentor: Scott Diamond (current parent)

    Summary: Schechter Wealth is seeking an intern interested in learning about the duties, roles and responsibilities involved in the financial services industry. You will shadow a 25-year professional throughout the day and help handle projects as needed.

    You can expect to learn about:

    • The investment advisory field
    • Financial solutions for business entities
    • Advanced life insurance design
    • Private capital fundraising
    • Marketing

    Additional learning opportunities include: attending sales training conference calls,
    viewing training videos about wealth planning, and more.

    Requirements: The candidate should have excellent communication skills both
    verbally and written; be familiar with Microsoft Suite, including Excel, Word and
    PowerPoint; and be comfortable in a small, entrepreneurial work environment.

    Hours: Flexible
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Entrepreneurship

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  • The Butter End Cakery



    Mentor: Kimberly Bailey

    Company Overview: The Butter End Cakery is a high end cake studio in Gardena,
    California. We create beautiful custom cakes for different events in Southern
    California. Featured on Food Network’s Ridiculous Cakes. The Butter End is
    renowned for its one-of-a-kind artistic creations. All applicants should be okay with
    being on camera.

    Available Position: Social Media Intern

    Responsibilities: The social media intern will be responsible for updating social
    media channels, maintaining our database of clients, curating email blasts through
    Mailchimp, and participating in marketing projects. The intern should assist in driving attendance to classes and class administration.

    Requirements: The social media intern should be highly organized, personable, a go-getter, and have a strong interest for social media marketing. He/she must have an
    interest in small business development and a willingness to learn how a culinary
    business is run.

    Time Frame: Summer Intern

    Number of Available Positions: One

    Eligibility: Rising Seniors and college students

    Available Position: Kitchen Baking Intern

    Responsibilities: The kitchen baking intern will assist the chef in the preparation of
    ingredients and pans. The assistant will also help in the delivery of cakes, dessert-bar set up, and cleaning. He/she will work under the chef to help create small
    desserts, make icing, level, fill, and stack cakes. This position requires preparation
    and assistance for classes in the studio.

    Requirements: The kitchen baking intern should have a strong interest in culinary
    arts, baking, and working in a professional kitchen.

    Time Frame: Summer Intern

    Number of Available Positions: One

    Eligibility: Rising Seniors and college students

    Available Position: Decorating Intern

    Responsibilities: All skills will be taught—no experience necessary. The decorating
    intern will assist in all elements of cake décor. This internship position will include
    prepping cakes, filling, crumb coating, stacking, and buttercream coating. This
    position includes working on sugar flowers, gum paste skills, and covering cake in
    fondant. A willingness to help prepare and assist in studio classes is helpful.

    Requirements: The decorating interns should have some art skills in drawing,
    sculpting, or crafting! The individual must have a great attention to detail and an
    interest in the culinary arts.

    Number of Available Positions: Two

    Time Frame: Summer Intern

    Eligibility: Rising Seniors and college students.
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  • De Novo



    Mentor: Carly Steinbaum

    Overview: De Novo, www.denovoapp.com, is a mobile iOS app that improves the job hunting and hiring processes for lawyers. We want to make the entire recruiting process more streamlined, transparent, and delightful. With De Novo, lawyers can casually and confidentially search through jobs, find out which jobs De Novo predicts are a match for them, get more information about each opportunity, and apply easily.

    Responsibilities:  
    Intern Position #1: someone who likes to do research and might be interested in going to law school in the future. Tasks would include pulling data on law firms in the United States, hours worked, reputations, and things like that. Tasks also would include putting together a master list of data of what firms lawyers go to after law school and where they go after practicing for a while.

    Intern Position #2: someone who might be interested in tech/computer science/data science. De Novo, an exciting new app-based startup in LA, is looking for an intern who is interested in computer science and wants to help work on an algorithm to match lawyers and law firms. No specific background is required, but this internship would be great for someone who wants to work with people who have studied machine language and natural processing to help make a predictive, smart algorithm. Tasks would include helping collect and organize data on lawyers, law firms, and law schools, among other things. (If the intern has a coding background, then there can be coding as part of the intern tasks; but that isn’t required.)

    Intern Position #3: someone creative who may want to be interested in design or marketing. De Novo, an exciting new app-based startup in LA, is looking for a design or marketing intern. This would be great experience for someone who likes design and making things look good. Tasks would include taking documents, emails, and other materials and making them look better. If the intern is interested in digital marketing, tasks could include working with the company’s founder and others to draft Facebook or Instagram campaigns. Photoshop experience strongly preferred, but not required.

    Requirements: Please see above to see desired qualities for each position.

    Time Frame: June/July/August, with flexible hours

    # of Positions: three
     
    Eligibility: Rising Juniors and up, college students
     
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  • Insiderschool.com


    Mentor: Brandon Hakim ’08

    Overview:
    Brandon is on a quest to give you the education you'll never read in school. InsiderSchool is designed to help you become an "Insider" in any topic that matters to you—to learn the things the world’s highest achievers know in that area that most people never will. He’s read over 1,000 books in the last five years (and has taught over 13,000 how to do the same) and has reached over 100,000 people through his online courses.


    Responsibilities: Depends on your interests and how I can best help you succeed

    Requirements: MUST be extremely, extremely driven

    Time Frame: Flexible

    # of Positions: three to five

    Eligibility: Rising Juniors and above, college students
     
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  • PrideBites


    Mentor: Sean Knecht

    Overview: This summer-long internship is for a student who is eager to learn about what it takes to be an entrepreneur and grow a small business in the pet industry. Many hats will be worn during this internship, and you will learn about many facets of a business. Your work will directly affect the business, and you will take on meaningful responsibilities, such as reaching out to prospective businesses and individuals to discuss partnering with PrideBites. We have a very hands-on approach here, and it will be an action-packed summer!

    Responsibilities: Assisting the co-founder/CMO on sales, business development, customer service, marketing, and/or PR

    Requirements: Go-getter attitude, hard-working, focused, eager to learn about building and growing a business. Must love dogs!

    Time Frame: Summer

    # of Positions: two

    Eligibility: Rising Juniors and up, college students
     
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STEAM/Design

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  • Ava Cole Design and Construction, LLC

    Mentor: Pamela Schwab (current parent)

    Overview: Ava Cole Design & Construction is a design and construction management company that works within the luxury home residential market. The company is currently developing a large single family home in Brentwood that is expected to be on the market within the next six months. Other projects include construction supervision and project management for individual homeowners.

    Responsibilities: The Intern will help prepare the new project for all marketing events and listings. Depending on timing, responsibilities may include keeping track of all final ‘punch-list’ items, working with sub-contractors, coordinating final staging, hosting open houses and tours, preparing marketing materials and generally acting as a Seller’s Representative.

    Requirements: We are very flexible but hope that the intern can dedicate 40 hours of time over the summer. Must be able to get to project location—North of Sunset off Bonhill

    # of Positions: one

    Eligibility: Rising Juniors and Seniors (must be able to get to the project location - North of Sunset off of Bonhill

    Time Frame: Summer
     
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  • Boeing


    Mentor: Pat Sandoval

    Overview: Boeing offers a summer program that pairs Boeing role models with top high school students to provide experience and increases exposure to STEM.

    Responsibilities: Students will have learning opportunities for technical skill-building, networking, and presentation skills through special projects, training or other assignments.

    # of Positions: three to five

    Eligibility: must be a Windward STEAM Scholar 
     
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  • Griffin Enright Architects


    Mentors: Margaret Griffin and John Enright (current parents)
     
    Overview: Griffin Enright Architects is an award-winning, interdisciplinary Los Angeles-based firm with institutional, cultural, and residential projects built nationally and abroad. Griffin Enright Architects was founded by Margaret Griffin, FAIA, and John Enright, FAIA, LEED AP, as a collaborative design practice that explores new prospects for the built environment through their integration of architectural, urban, landscape, and interior design. Using focused, inventive, and strategic thinking, they pursue unexpected solutions to transform overlooked conditions into landmark projects through their expertise in construction techniques and community engagement.

    Careful attention to details of assembly and construction, the utilization of local characteristics of environment and light, and the highest-level craft of materials and geometry merge to activate Griffin Enright projects as uniquely impactful environments. By combining strategic form with building performance and environmental considerations, the office creates work that both inspires and expands the realm of architecture, adding value to their projects and the communities (or individuals) they serve. Transcending the traditional scope of architectural practice, Griffin Enright’s work underscores connections to the surrounding urban fabric and landscape – allowing urban context, architecture, and landscape to be experienced in new, unanticipated ways.

    Griffin Enright Architects have received more than 50 commendations for design excellence, including the American Architecture Award, the American Architecture Prize, local and national AIA awards, and have been published extensively in national and international publications and exhibitions. In addition to leading a prominent and progressive practice, principals John and Margaret bridge the profession and the academy as active educators and researchers of contemporary conditions in architecture, teaching design, and technology courses at SCI-Arc (Southern California Institute of Architecture) where John is currently the Vice Director. They additionally participate in their community through public service; Margaret is on the City of Santa Monica’s Architectural Review Board and John serves on the Los Angeles Mayor’s Design Advisory Board.

    Requirements: Interns should have a passion for architecture and be self-starters. InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator experience is desirable, familiarity with Rhino 3D is also a plus, but not mandatory.

    Time Frame: three to four weeks for high school students; college students a minimum of six weeks.

    # of Positions: One

    Eligibility: Rising Juniors, Seniors, and college students
     
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  • ring


    Mentor: Josh Roth (current parent)
     
    Overview:
    At Ring we are driven to reduce crime in neighborhoods by creating a Ring of Security around homes and communities with our suite of smart security products.  With the Ring Video Doorbell, Floodlight Cam and Spotlight Cams our customers are able to feel safer and more secure knowing that they can watch over their homes from anywhere.
     
    Responsibilities:
    We are looking for motivated individuals who are interested in contributing to a fast paced team across technology, product and marketing and truly come and make a difference.
     
    Requirements:
    Desire to be a part of a team and make a difference.  Technology and software development background and inclination for tech team.  Interest in marketing for marketing team.  Design skills and experience with tools like Photoshop for Product team.
     
    Time Frame: TBD

    Monday to Friday - TBD
     
    # of Positions: One

    Eligibility: Anyone who meets the above criteria
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  • TigerText


    Mentor: Marketing Operations Team

    Overview:
    As healthcare’s largest provider of clinical communication solutions, TigerText helps physicians, nurses, and other staff communicate and collaborate more effectively, accelerating productivity, reducing costs, and improving patient outcomes. With over 7,000 facilities, delivering hundreds of millions of messages monthly, TigerText continually delivers advanced product innovations and integrates with critical hospital systems such as the EHR, nurse call, and scheduling solutions. It is recognized as a top Must-See LA Tech Office, one of the 5 Sizzling Silicon Beach Startups to Watch by Entrepreneur, and one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2015, 2016, and 2017. TigerText currently has over 125 employees with offices in Santa Monica, San Jose, and Shanghai.

    Digital Marketing Intern
    As the Digital Marketing Intern, you will play a vital role in the execution of TigerConnect’s 2018 digital strategy as it pertains to lead/demand generation and social media. The key focus areas include weekly social content curation and scheduling, and increased social engagement and lead generation through
    organic and paid initiatives. You will support the creation and publication of digital marketing assets and assist with digital strategy across the company’s marketing and communications department channels, including Web, paid and organic search, e-mail, and social media. You will also perform analytics audits, content updates, and SEO and PPC research regarding TigerConnect.com and associated social media
    channels.

     Roles and Responsibilities
    ● Develops marketing email blasts for nationwide distribution in marketing automation tool, Marketo, and as appropriate our secondary email tool, SendGrid
    ● Daily monitoring of accounts to provide timely and appropriate responses to audience interactions
    ● Creation of comprehensive weekly content calendar (requires collaboration with Marketing Campaigns Team, Professional Services and Graphic Design Teams)
    ● Scheduling of weekly social media publishing
    ● Strategizing for social media follower growth and increased influencer post engagement
    ● Creation and monitoring of retargeting advertising campaigns and audience targeting (as determined by the Director of Demand Generation)
    ● Regular reporting on digital metrics
    ● Develop ad hoc reporting in both Marketo and Salesforce as needed
    ● Develop benchmarking for competitors search campaigns messaging and landing pages

     Requirements
    ● Ability to participate as an active team member in a collaborative environment
    ● Savvy user of technology and solid knowledge of social media and digital media platforms
    ● Skilled written communicator
    ● Quick learner
    ● High attention to detail
    ● Data-driven mentality to assess whether efforts are producing measurable results
    ● Has a passion to learn about marketing and willigness to roll-up their sleeves
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Fashion/Events

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  • alice+olivia by Stacey Bendet (New York)



    Mentor: Lauren Bochner ’01

    Overview: Alice+ olivia by Stacey Bendet launched in 2002 and has since grown into a full lifestyle collection including ready-to-wear, gowns, shoes, accessories, and handbags.

    Responsibilities: The alice+olivia events department seeks sharp, creative interns who are passionate about fashion and events. Tasks include general office work and research for upcoming events and projects. We recognize and value talent and give our interns the opportunity for creative input, including the opportunity to run their own event start to finish. Our internship program teaches interns the steps taken to develop and execute both retail and brand events in a fun and collaborative work environment. We ask that interns commit at least three or more full days a week for at least six consecutive weeks throughout the summer.

    Requirements: Excellent planning, organizing, and creative skills necessary. Based in New York City, Knowledge of NYC a bonus. Laptop may also be required.

    Time Frame: Six+ weeks throughout summer, three+ days per week

    # of positions: One

    Eligibility: College students (preferred)

    Location: New York
     
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  • Lilla Bello



    Mentor: Toby Kassoy ’88, Founder + Creative Director
     
    Overview:
    Lilla Bello is a high-end floral and event styling firm located in Santa Monica's acclaimed westside art center, Bergamot Station. We specialize in concierge level service to not only L.A.'s most discerning clientele, but also to those with a true love and understanding of flowers! Toby Kassoy founded Lilla Bello in 2004 after spending her college years in Oregon learning the trade, and then in Los Angeles working as an executive assistant in the entertainment industry. Lilla Bello services include: wedding florals, event florals, florals for private homes, private workshops, event styling, and daily floral deliveries. Nominated "Best Florist in Los Angeles" in 2015, 2016, and 2017 by California Wedding Day magazine.
     
    Available Internship positions:
     
    "Flowers101": two positions
     
    Responsibilities for "Flowers 101":
     
    For the budding floral enthusiast who is drawn to nature & beauty! If floristry is something you may be interested in, you must learn the fundamentals from the entry-level position. You will be assisting our studio manager Zoe with the day-to-day responsibilities.
    • Learning about all the different flower specimens by name and understanding their seasonality.
    • "Processing" flowers: when flowers come in from the growers, they need to be unpacked, cut, bucketed, and cleaned before the designers can work with them. Each flower has a different processing requirement, which will be taught.
    • Preparing and staging vases for designers. (Please be physically able to lift boxes of vases, buckets of water, etc.)
    • Learn taping and wiring skills.
    • "Flower Gunk": Must be willing to roll up your sleeves and get dirty! Flower shops and cleaning go hand in hand. Everyone who works here sweeps and cleans! The good news is, you can wear jeans and sneakers to work!
    • You will have a front row seat when designers are creating gorgeous florals for that day or for an upcoming event. You will be there to assist wherever needed.
    • Potential for accompanying us on off-site event installations. This will be considered based on performance.
     
    Requirements: Must be punctual with reliable transportation. Able to work in a fast paced environment. Great attitude and team player!  
     
    Time Frame: two to three days per week - 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
     
    # of positions: two (on alternating days)
     
    Eligibility: Rising Seniors and college students
     
    "Social Media Guru": one position
     
    Responsibilities for "Social Media Guru":
     
    For that young point of view who can set their aim on growing our social media presence across all platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, etc.
    • Creating stories
    • Creating videos
    • Researching hashtags
    Bonus points: (be sure to tell us if you are a genius in any of our "bonus points" skills)
    • Great writing skills—for possible blogging
    • Skilled in SEO/WordPress, website updates
    • Photoshop
    • Photography 
    Requirements: Must be punctual with reliable transportation. Able to work in a fast-paced environment. Great attitude and team player!  
     
    Time Frame: three days per week - 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
     
    # of positions: 1
     
    Eligibility: Rising Seniors and college students
     
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Non-Profit/Law

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  • Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust


    Mentor: TBD

    Overview: Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust dedicates itself as a primary source institution, one that commemorates those who perished, honors those who survived, and houses the precious artifacts that miraculously weathered the Holocaust. The Museum provides free Holocaust education to students and visitors from across Los Angeles, the United States, and the world, fulfilling the mission of the founding Holocaust Survivors to commemorate, educate, and inspire. Through engagements and education programs that value dialogue, learning, and reflection, the Museum believes that we can build a more respectful, dignified, and humane world.

    Option 1: Four-week internship

    Responsibilities:
    - Learning from primary sources in the Museum galleries and Archives
    - Working directly with Holocaust Survivors, students, visitors, and Museum staff
    - Assisting in facilitating education programs
    - Engaging with Museum staff in meaningful work across departments
    - Assisting in support of social media
    - Initiating and seeing through a personal project to enhance education programs

    Requirements: No special background knowledge or experience is required. Our ideal candidate is inspired by working with other students, learning from Survivor elders in our community, and utilizing artistic reflection and education to shape the landscape of Holocaust remembrance. Applicants must be entering Ninth-12th Grades and complete the application packet and parent/guardian consent form to be considered for LAMOTH Internships.

    Time Frame: Attendance at the Internship Orientation is mandatory on Monday, June 18, 2018.

    Internship dates: Monday, June 18 through Friday, July 13, 2018. No internship will take place on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. 

    # of Positions: Varies

    Eligibility: As mentioned above, applicants must be entering Ninth-12th Grade and complete an application packet received from Robin Pickett (rpickett@windwardschool.org), as well as a parent/guardian consent form, to be considered for LAMOTH Internships.

    Option 2: Eight-week internship

    Responsibilities: The Museum’s internship program invites qualified candidates to learn about the Holocaust as well as the way in which a Museum operates, specifically related to education and archives. Interns take part in hands-on projects and work directly with staff on day-to-day and long term projects. We are looking for dynamic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented students to assist in our Education Department, which oversees all education programs, archival research, and gallery design. Interns will have the opportunity to prepare research for permanent exhibits, gallery cases, and temporary exhibitions. Interns will work with the Museum staff to educate students and the public. Interns will also work on summer workshop programs run during the summer (these workshops bring together Holocaust Survivors and teens in meaningful conversation and learning). They will also assist with daily administrative tasks as needed. This internship opportunity will allow students to explore museum careers, non-profit work, and gain professional experience.

    Requirements: Our ideal candidate is inspired by learning from Survivors in our community, working with young people to steward this history and shape the future landscape of Holocaust education and remembrance. Additionally, our ideal applicants have:
    -Interest in Holocaust and 20th-century European history.
    -Interest in museum education.
    -Ability to work both independently as well as part of a team.
    -Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel. Strong oral and written communication skills.
    -Ability to show good judgment and problem solve.
    -Ability to organize tasks and assure timely completion of projects with strong attention to detail.
    -Consistency in professional work ethic and positive attitude.

    Additional or preferred skills:
    -Social media skills
    -Language skills
    -Customer Service Skills

    Time Frame: Attendance at the Internship Orientation is mandatory on Monday, June 18, 2018. Internship dates: Monday—Thursday for an eight week time frame between June and September. Offices are closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018

    # of Positions: Varies

    Eligibility: You must see Robin Pickett (rpickett@windwardschool.org) if you are interested in applying for this internship. You will need to submit a resume, letter of recommendation, dates of availability, and a writing sample.
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  • Los Angeles Superior Courthouse



    Mentor: TBD
     
    Overview:
    The purpose of this internship is to provide an opportunity for volunteers to gain experience working in an office environment and learn about judicial court functions by performing a variety of administrative support tasks related to the program area.

    The work typically is performed under the close supervision of a regular permanent court employee.
     
    Responsibilities:
    Under direct supervision, volunteers perform basic clerical and office support duties while learning court policies and practices. They provide assistance to the court in carrying out these duties while receiving practical work experience and skill development opportunities, and learning court procedures, operations functions, and various activities. Interns may also have the opportunity to attend tours of men’s and women’s jails, sheriff’s departments, forensics crime labs, and lunch presentations by judges in downtown Los Angeles.
     
    Requirements:
    Must be at least 16 years old
     
    Time Frame:
    June-August

    Monday to Friday - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
     
    # of Positions: four to six

    Eligibility: Rising Juniors and Seniors, and college students
     
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  • The Jeffrey Foundation



    Overview:
    The Jeffrey Foundation is a non-profit organization that strives to improve the quality of life for special needs children and their families through the development of community-based therapeutic, recreational, educational, and social programs. The Jeffrey Foundation was founded in 1972 when, in response to an urgent need, our Founder and President Alyce Morris Winston opened the first day care center for multi-handicapped children in Los Angeles County and named it for her son Jeffrey, a victim of muscular dystrophy. Since that time, we have expanded the scope of our services and today; no other agency provides such a wide range of services for disabled and at-risk children and their families.
     
    Responsibilities:
    Interns will assist with special needs children including educational, creative, and recreational activities that foster the children’s academic, social, and behavioral development to prepare them for every stage of life. Volunteers will receive the benefit of helping to inform their future career choices, gain a greater understanding of the systems available to help children with special needs and their families, and contribute to the delivery of services to low-income children with special needs and their families.
     
    Time Frame: June 11 to August 14, 2018
     
    # of Positions: five to 10
     
    Eligibility:
    Open to rising Sophomores and up, as well as college students
     
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Windward School is a 7-12, co-educational, independent day school in Los Angeles, California.