Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. Internship Program

About Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc.
Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. designs, sources and markets a broad range of footwear, handbags, apparel and accessories under the brand names Kenneth Cole Collection, Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, and Unlisted, as well as footwear under the proprietary trademark Gentle Souls. The Company has also granted a wide variety of third party licenses for the production of men's, women's and children's apparel as well as fragrances, watches, jewelry, eyewear and several other accessory categories. The Company's products are distributed through department stores, better specialty stores, company-owned retail stores and its e-commerce website. Further information can be found at http://www.kennethcole.com.

The Internship Program at Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. provides mentoring, education, and practical learning experiences for interns interested in gaining insight into a fashion industry leader renowned for its unique New York style and social conscience. The Program has three sessions per year (Spring, Summer, Fall), each approximately 10-13 weeks in duration, and internships are located in the New York and New Jersey corporate offices. Intern responsibilities vary based on placement in the following departments:
• Marketing: Public Relations, Archiving/Library Science, Creative Services, Corporate Communications, Advertising/Media, Graphic Design
• Wholesale: Product Development, Footwear, Handbags, & Children's
• Design Services: Accessories, Handbags, Footwear, Apparel, Merchandising
• Licensing: International & Domestic
• Consumer Direct: Buying & Planning, Visual
• Finance & Accounting (New Jersey Office only)
• Information Technology
• Human Resources

While participating in an in-depth immersion in the business, interns also benefit from high-level networking opportunities, luncheon lectures with CEO Paul Blum and Chairman and Chief Creative Officer Kenneth Cole, a senior speaker series focused on career pathing, special Company events, educational workshops on resume writing and interviewing, and a design competition with prizes awarded by Kenneth Cole himself. True to the spirit of the Company, which has made a name for itself through the fusion of fashion and social activism, the Internship Program at Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. also includes a day of community service, which both furthers an important aim of the company and deepens peer relationships.
Interns are provided with reimbursement for daily commuting expenses ($10/day max), a 50% merchandise discount and free meals at the company's on-site café ($10/day max). The Program also partners with schools to ensure that interns receive college credit, if desired.

Contact Information

Stats

  • Number of Interns: 51-100
  • Compensation/Benefits: Academic Credit, Stipend, Unpaid
  • Duration: 6 to 12 weeks
  • Degree Type: College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent Graduates, Graduate Students, Business school students, Law school students

Locations

  • New York, NY
  • Newark, NJ

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