Top 10 internships at MARVEL | Where Super-Heroes are brought to Life!...

Top 10 internships at MARVEL | Where Super-Heroes are brought to Life! :)

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Job-Role: Art Returns
Location: East Coast, US

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Have you ever wondered what an actual page of comic book art looks like before it’s shrunken down, covered with word balloons and colored? Are you proficient in Excel and Word? Then this is the department for you! Help file, mail, and deal with extensive paperwork, all part of organizing and processing original artwork done by real Marvel comic book artists!

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Job-Role: Editorial Operations
Location: East Coast, US

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You’ll need the pinpoint aim of Marvel’s ace archer Hawkeye for this exciting internship! Learn the day-to-day process of scheduling Marvel comics for print, and assist with administrative duties that go hand-in-hand with meeting Marvel’s publishing deadlines. Filing and dealing with extensive paperwork are but a few of the mighty tasks you’ll be called upon to perform. You’ll also deal with every department Marvel has, from Accounting, to Editorial, to our fabulous Bullpen. Meet them all! Particularly good for Business majors. Interns who know Word and Excel will stand above the rest.

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Job-Role: Accounting
Location: East Coast, US

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Interns are responsible for data entry, general filing, and creating Excel spreadsheets for special projects, basic accounting, and verifying proper backup for travel and entertainment expenses. What? You thought you’d be counting all the money we made off the Iron Man movie?

Marvel offers not one, but two terrific types of editorial internships:

  • Periodicals – Learn how comic book writers’ ideas are transcribed to the printed page! You’ll truly need the “”power”” to multitask and work independently. This internship calls out to English, Comparative Literature and Communications majors. Knowing how a comic book is made will be invaluable to you on this quest for knowledge. Not only will you help with the editorial process, transmittal, and receipt of artwork, plots, and scripts, but you’ll learn what goes into it, step-by-step.
  • Special Projects – Witness as several astounding comics come together to form one incredible graphic novel! Be prepared to work in the Bound Book Room and Digital Archives (the comic book library to end all comic book libraries!), organizing comic books and CD archives on Marvel characters ranging from Apocalypse to Zaladane (Don’t get the reference? Then you need to brush up on your knowledge of the X-Men, bub!). You might even be asked to do research for the most marvelous editorial staff and other departments this side of the cosmos!

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Job-Role: Production
Location: East Coast, US

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So you say you like to multitask? The type who’s into working independently? And you want to obtain firsthand knowledge regarding the physical production of a comic book? Well, interning in this department really gives you a firsthand look at the nitty-gritty of how comic books get from just being separate art, color, and lettering files and well on their way to being physical copies you can actually hold in your hands! You’ll be asked to scan original art or create print-ready PDF files, so Mac computer skills are key here, folks! Keep in mind that you’ll also need to have a working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Familiarity with Marvel’s characters and comics in general is extremely beneficial!

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Job-Role: Web Development
Location: East Coast, US

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Web development interns help code the inner workings of the Marvel website. Duties include HTML production, PHP, MySQL application design and coding, QA, and user acceptance testing, as well as actionScript development for flash applications.

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Job-Role: Project Management
Location: East Coast, US

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Project Management Interns pitch in on different types of projects that will carry Marvel Entertainment Inc. into the future and beyond. You’ll ably assist in writing scope docs, functionality specs, etc. You’ll also have the opportunity to research new project ideas as well as find potential vendors to buy the best comic book-related merchandise in the world! Who says this isn’t the mighty Marvel Age of Project Management?

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Job-Role: Social Media Intern
Location: East Coast, US

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Social Media Interns are required 2-3 days a week (one of which must be Friday) and are involved in social media reporting and analysis, assisting in maintaining the Marvel Audience Network, various online research projects, and participation in brainstorming sessions. An interest in Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and emerging social media networks/technologies is a must. You should be internet savvy, and have strong writing, research, and Excel skills. Attention to detail and ability to multi-task also important.

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Job-Role: Business Development
Location: East Coast, US

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The Business Development Department manages a broad spectrum of marketing, promotions, sales and brand development projects. Business Development interns will have a multitude of jobs including: creating promotional presentations, marketing research, meeting attendance & recap, convention planning, interdepartmental communications, coordinating publishing materials, creative brainstorming, digital assets management and production schedule administration for a team of designers. Students applying for this internship should be interested in future careers involving marketing, sales, design or communications.

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Job-Role: Sales Intern
Location: East Coast, US

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Are you interested in entering the Sales/Marketing field, as well as learning about media relations, promoting Marvel Comics to fans and the intricacies of the comic book industry? You’ll help develop skills in communicating the Marvel product, affecting sales through a variety of methods, marketing comics and more! If you want intense training in a unique industry and you love comics, well then this is the ideal internship for you.

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Job-Role: Human Resources
Location: East Coast, US

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Number one comic book publisher in North America seeking business-related or liberal arts majors. Be prepared to work with all types of individuals, file extensive amounts of paperwork, and bring requisite computer skills. Our HR internship will work closely in building the internship program and will learn how to recruit new potential applicants. The HR candidate should be detail oriented and organized.

 

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