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Student Opportunities

Writing and Social Media Assistant

Passionate about your Twitter feed? A master at writing captivating blog posts? Love promoting and attending networking events (virtually during the present time)? Cornell’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement (CREA) is looking for a graphic design assistant to help us in our mission to empower entrepreneurs and help grow startups in NY.  

 

Position Summary and Responsibilities 

  • Create content for blog posts, social media, and newsletters 
  • Write and edit blog posts 
  • Assist in laying out weekly and monthly newsletters 
  • Assist with content calendar for social media 

 

Perks of the job include: 

  • Meet entrepreneurs, investors, and government officials from across Upstate NY 
  • Thrive in a challenging, dynamic work environment with increasing freedom for responsible workers 
  • Create compelling, unique portfolio pieces 
  • When we all return to the office: enjoy a modern, hip office space, catered events once a month, and lots of fun 

 

Qualifications 

  • Student majoring in journalism, communications, marketing, or a related field 
  • Must have professional attention to detail, accuracy, organization, and execution 
  • Must be comfortable working in an environment where change is common; capable of setting priorities under pressure 
  • Must have an ability to work and collaborate with others under little supervision while demonstrating a positive, purpose-oriented work ethic 
  • Preference given to those who have previous work experience and are familiar with Adobe Creative Cloud, Slack, MailChimp, WordPress, and various social media channels. 

 

 Starting date 5/20/2021, 20-25 hours per week to start, $16 per hour.  

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Graphic and Website Design Assistant

Passionate about Adobe InDesign and Photoshop? Familiar with WordPress or other Content Management systems? Cornell’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement (CREA) is looking for a graphic design assistant to help us in our mission to empower entrepreneurs and help grow startups in NY.  

 

Position Summary and Responsibilities 

  • Design elements such as: 
    • Email newsletter headers 
    • Event promotion graphics 
    • Flyers 
    • Brochures 
    • Logos 
    • Website graphics
    • Social media graphics 
  • Assist in updating websites on WordPress CMS systems 
  • If interested and have experience: 
    • Take photos at events (when they return to physical events) 
    • Edit and create simple videos 

 

Perks of the job include: 

  • Meet entrepreneurs, investors, and government officials from across Upstate NY 
  • Thrive in a challenging, dynamic work environment with increasing freedom for responsible workers 
  • Create compelling, unique portfolio pieces 
  • When we all return to the office: enjoy a modern, hip office space, catered events once a month, and lots of fun 

 

Qualifications 

  • Students with degrees (in process or complete) in communications, marketing, art, graphic design or a related field =
  • Must have professional attention to detail, accuracy, organization, and execution 
  • Must be comfortable working in an environment where change is common; capable of setting priorities under pressure 
  • Must have an ability to work and collaborate with others under little supervision while demonstrating a positive, purpose-oriented work ethic 
  • Must have experience working with Adobe Creative Cloud, Slack, and website content management systems 

 Starting date 5/20/2021, 20-25 hours per week to start, $16 per hour.  

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Multimedia Assistant for Fall 2021

 Love capturing photos of live events and taking headshots/product photos? Find enjoyment in editing video in Premiere Pro?

 

Cornell University’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement, based out of the Rev: Ithaca Startup Works in downtown Ithaca, is looking a multimedia assistant to help us in our mission to empower entrepreneurs and help grow startups in New York. 

 

Summary and Responsibilities:  

  • Capture photographs at events 
  • Schedule photoshoots with startups and student groups to capture headshots, product photos, and team photos  
  • Resize and edit photographs to be used on websites and in printed pieces
  • Shoot and edit video interviews in person and over zoom
  • Capture video footage for social media, feature videos, and more

Qualifications: 

  • Student majoring in (or recently graduated with a degree in) journalism, communications, marketing, photography, cinematography or a related field  
  • Available to go into the office in Ithaca, New York approximately 2 days per week (15 hours per week)
  • Must have professional attention to detail, accuracy, organization and execution 
  • Have experience working with Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Must be comfortable working in an environment where change is common, capable of setting priorities under pressure 
  • Must have an ability to work and collaborate with others under little supervision while demonstrating a positive, purpose-oriented work ethic 
  • Must have samples of past work for application to be considered 

 

Perks of the Job: 

  • Meet entrepreneurs, investors, and government officials from across Upstate New York 
  • Thrive in a challenging, dynamic work environment with increasing freedom for responsible workers 
  • Create compelling, unique portfolio pieces 
  • Connect with local startups that are growing and actively hiring 

 Starting date 9/1/2021, 15 hours per week to start, $16 per hour.  

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