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MERCURY GROUP LLC – INTERNSHIP

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For the right student, an internship with Mercury Group will expand her/his understanding of the media industry and recruiting practice exponentially in a very short time.  They are offering two internships per semester, for 10-20 hours per week, preferably for college credit, that can be worked around your class schedule.

DUTIES INCLUDE:
-finding crucial information about prospective candidates
-working closely with the partners on candidate searches
-managing Mercury Group’s database software

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Mac user with your own Mac laptop
• Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.)
• High level of computer literacy
• Understanding or exhibited interest in media and digital media fields
• Ability to multi-task
• Respect for the confidential nature of retained search
• Preferably fluent in desktop publishing
(e.g. Adobe InDesign)

TO APPLY:
• Email one-page résumé, one-page cover letter, and on-page writing sample to: applymercury@gmail.com
• Indicate desired start and end dates for internship, and whether your department can award college credit for the internship
• Which days and times you are available (this is a 10-15 hour per week internship that can be worked around your classes).
• All documents must be in .pdf format
• No calls please; email only.
• Contact: applymercury@gmail.com

ABOUT MERCURY GROUP:
Launched in Spring 2007, Mercury Group is a retained consultancy specializing in media and media/technology companies. The areas of practice are Executive Search, Training and Career Transition. Mercury Group was founded by JD Rehm and Jeff Lundwall and offers a fresh approach in consulting in media and media/technology organizations.

The Partners in Mercury Group cumulatively have over 90 years of domain expertise in media as well as hiring and managing teams in large and small media organizations. This experience gives Mercury Group a unique perspective on the challenges hiring managers face in regards to recruiting, training and retaining talent. The firm’s knowledge and experience in media and media/technology allows for a highly consultative relationship delivering exceptional results for both client’s organizations and candidates.

The Mercury Group is located near the New School campus at the corner of University Place and E. 11th St.

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