Friday, August 1, 2014

Internship opportunities at La Casa Azul Bookstore! (Fall 2014)

La Casa Azul Bookstore is currently looking for a few good interns who wish to learn the ins and outs of running a business while enriching lives through reading, writing, and the power of books!

All internships are unpaid, but there are a number of great perks, including free books, flexible hours, fun-loving co-workers, and more. Most importantly, you will learn the ins and outs of working at both a bookstore, and a locally-owned, independent business. Plus, it will earn you a number of professional contacts, and looks great on a resume!

The internships last for 12-16 weeks (longer internships available) and interns work 16-20 hours/week.

Fall internship is September 3rd, 2014 – January 6th, 2015. Opportunities are available for undergraduate, graduate students and recent graduates who are considering careers in the arts, education, marketing and publishing. College credit may be arranged.

Deadline to submit internship applications for Fall 2014 is Sunday August 17, at 6pm.
Email: lucha.libros[at]

Desired qualities/skills for ALL interns:

  • Dynamic, self-motivated, outgoing, highly organized individual with good research skills, including exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and capacity for working with diverse populations.
  • Ease with technology is a must, including knowledge of MS Excel, Word, and social media (Facebook, Tumblr and Twitter).
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish proficiency).
  • Must bring your own laptop to work

ALL applicants must submit:
1. Creative cover letter
2. Resume (with 2 references)
3. Answer to question: Why are you interested in an internship at La Casa Azul Bookstore (1 page max, separate from cover letter)
4. Schedule information (days/hours available from Tuesday – Sunday between the hours of 12pm – 8pm)


The School Programs Intern will assist with the development and implementation of new outreach strategies to teachers, principals,parents/parent coordinators and education-oriented organizations. Tasks will include scheduling school visits, assist in the conducting of school visits, updating educator card membership database and other projects as assigned.
The ideal candidate has an interest in education, the New York City Public School system and the arts.
College student preferred, 3rd/4th year

Hours: 16 - 20 hours per week, September – December 2014
School Programs Intern must be available 11:00am – 6:00pm (Tuesday – Saturday)
Email: lucha.libros[at]

Subject line: SCHOOL PROGRAMS INTERN (Fall 2014)


  • Assist before, during, and after in-store and off-site events.
  • Arrange for any necessary audio-visual equipment setup prior to the event
  • Formulate text for all Social Media web sites (Twitter, Facebook etc.)
  • Assisting with the promotion of various events, and a variety of in-house communications
  • Other tasks as assigned

Hours: 16 - 20 hours per week, September – December 2014
Events Intern must be available 2:00pm - 8:00pm (Wednesday – Saturday) and 1:00pm-6:00pm on Sundays
Email: lucha.libros[at]

Subject line: EVENTS INTERN (Fall 2014)

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