Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Tenesa is Looking For Interns!!!

I am a young and gifted local DC artist who is seriously passionate about music, poetry, fashion, and writing. I am looking for personable, trust worthy, and open minded individuals; eager to learn and share.  

Pay: Little to no compensation. You may get the opportunity to gain a profit. However, you will get the chance to network with amazing industry professionals within and without the Washington area, while strengthening your skills. 

Internship Categories

Fashion Design
Must have at least 1.5 years of sewing experience and an understanding of fabric, silhouettes and style. Will have to pass a sewing/fashion test. 

Tasks include:
-Sewing
-Fashion research
-Collecting swatches from area and online fabric stores
-Cutting and preparing fabric for sewing
-Assisting during model calls and photo shoots
-Steaming and Ironing garments
-Assistance with pattern making and draping

Blog/Writing/Photography
Must have excellent written communication skills, including the ability to proofread own work and work of others. Must be able to understand and mimic different writing tones. Will have to pass a writing test. 

Tasks include:
-Writing Blog posts
-Filming
-Taking pictures for a Blog
-Taking interviews/polls for a blog
-Writing emails or other documentation
-Inviting others to blog via online resources
-Writing blog posts (topics: fashion, music, poetry and food)
-Processing works for copyright and trademarks 
-Assist putting together a website

Both need to be open to 
-Send emails
-Running errands
-Communicating orally 
-Organizing documents
-Conducting research
-Attending area events
-Making phone calls and sending e-mails
-Preparing garments for sale

Traits that are a plus:
-Fun
-Friendly
-Creative
-Articulate
-Patience
-Organized
-Hardworking 
-Professional
-Detailed Oriented
-A good design eye

Skills that are a plus:
-Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign Proficient
-Able to work independently AND in groups 

Other Plus'
-Have a car
-Internet access 
-Enjoys Photography
-Own a professional Camera
-Retail or industry experience
-Able to work in an environments with music
-Currently Enrolled in a University or is a graduate
-Aware of current and upcoming fashion trends

Other Possible Opportunities
-Trips to New York City
-Attending local DC Events
-Participating in my music projects

May ask to see
-Unofficial school transcripts 
-References
-Portfolio

If you are dedicated and passionate and have experience in 3 or more of the above listed tasks, please send your email and a half page cover letter to tenesatheartisan@gmail.com



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