Marvel Entertainment, LLC is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)
Greetings, True Believers! You've taken your first step into the exciting world of Marvel Entertainment, LLC! With offices located in New York, New York and Manhattan Beach, California, Marvel affects virtually all areas of entertainment for kids, teens and young adults, from best-selling comics and award-winning online content, to blockbuster Hollywood movies and television shows, both live and animated.
Please check our spaces on Disney Careers and Monster.com for available job opportunities. Marvel's Internship Program is offered to students who are currently enrolled in college full-time. Internships run year-round on a semester-to-semester basis (Fall, Spring and Summer).
Marvel offers several different kinds of internships, some you wouldn't expect. Like most businesses we need different departments to keep the old ship going full steam ahead, and we encourage students to apply to more than one department if they feel they have the skills that fit the bill.
Note: We are accepting applications on a rolling basis but we will review applications for:
*Dates are subject to change
East Coast Marvel Internships
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!
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.
Do you know how many suits of armor Iron Man has worn throughout his crime fighting career? The difference between green Hulk, gray Hulk, and red Hulk? Or maybe you just have an interest in comics and the process that gets them from inside creators' heads and into readers' hands. If so, then this is the internship for you. Marvel offers not one, but two terrific types of editorial internships:
A comic book fan's dream come true!
Production (A.K.A. The Bullpen):
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!
Digital Media Group:
Surf the web on Marvel.com and a wide range of other online initiatives! Marvel.com Interns should have knowledge of video games, pop culture, movies, TV, etc. All web interns help manage and update content on Marvel.com and our other websites.
We offer five fantastic types of Online Internships:
Interns will obtain firsthand knowledge about the development of online comics (Good luck folding these puppies up and putting them in your back pocket!). It's your chance to bring your Mac/PC skills to the table and show us what you've got, and while you're at it, familiarity with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and knowledge of Marvel characters doesn't hurt either! Multitaskers only.
Enthusiastic, energetic students are encouraged to apply for this internship and should have 2-3 years of experience working with Photoshop and Illustrator. Prepare to Scan, rework designs, retouch art, pass files, and develop your skills by creating interesting and exciting designs! This includes being able to make functional patterns, borders, and icons. To qualify for this position applicants must be able to provide portfolio samples that demonstrate their ability to work with these Creative Suite programs.
Spider-Man! X-Men! Iron Man! Hulk! If you see these names and think Marvel, then you have an idea of what a brand is. Brand Assurance Interns help manage, review, and process products that have been approved to carry the Marvel brand name. You'll be working with large databases and products that carry the Marvel name - everything from cell phone holders to statues to key chains! You'll get to organize as well as photograph consumer products. If you have a knack for developing websites, we can definitely put your skills to work helping to develop ours. Learn how our website displays all the information Marvel fans need to buy a product. Please be familiar with Research Analysis, Excel, HTML, and Flash. Some of the material you'll be working with is potentially sensitive/confidential material and, just think-- you get to see it waaaaay before everybody else! How cool is that?
You'll think you've died and gone to comic book heaven as you lovingly pour over Marvel's stockpile of comics, trades, and hard covers while cataloging them into a magnificent Excel spreadsheet. But, wait! There's more! You'll also assist with the delivery of incoming packages, prepare bundles containing new comics hot off the presses, and sort packages of comics to be mailed to our stable of freelancers. Candidates should be detail-oriented and able to work independently. Knowledge of our comics is helpful, but not required.
Enter a dynamic, exciting and challenging marketing-oriented environment! Interns in this department will assist in selling & executing co-promotional deals for Marvel’s films and animated shows. They will be called upon to do competitive research, generate and manage status charts, provide follow-up notes for meetings, and generate pitches & proposals in PowerPoint... along with an array of other tasks. Gain experience and knowledge by working with Marvel’s Promotions team across a vast corporate landscape while helping to expand Marvel’s movie marketing efforts! Students applying for this internship should be interested in future careers involving advertising, marketing, sales, or communications.
Interns must have design knowledge including Adobe Creative Suite. Interns will work with the editor to produce creative time lines for custom projects, pull files and make PDF’s to send to clients, contact clients by phone and/or email, as well as oversee the production schedule. Learn and be a part of Marvel’s internal production process. Interns must have knowledge in Microsoft Excel, basic accounting, and Outlook. In this position, interns will work side by side the Publishing Manager in various fields: updating/overseeing the Production Schedule, following the entire internal production process, making sure information is accurate, and attend meetings with vendors and clients looking to establish a professional relationship with Marvel.
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.
Are you interested in learning more about Marvel but are not sure where to start? You will be happy to know that the Publishing department is now looking for motivated and ambitious interns! The entertainment industry is buzzing so this is a good place to start in a company if you want to get a foot in the door, but do not have specific experience in a particular field. Publishing interns will help provide administrative support to five executives in the Editorial, Digital, Operations and Marketing departments. They will learn how to conduct research, maintain contacts, prepare expense reports, handle information requests and various other clerical functions. The ability to be organized, multitask, and have good interpersonal skills is a plus. The candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office. This is the opportunity to be a part of a great team and an exciting atmosphere!
Summer Associate Program: Marvel's summer associate program runs for 8 weeks with a minimum hourly requirement of 40 hours per week.
Spring and Fall Legal Internship Program: Marvel's Spring and Fall legal internship program runs for 16 weeks with a minimum hourly requirement of 12 hours per week. Spring and/or Fall legal interns may receive law school credit and an hourly wage. Summer Associate and Legal Intern Applications are accepted on a year-round basis.
How to Apply:
Subject line: Legal Internship [insert the semester/year interested in interning]
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?
Interns should have an interest in one or more of the following areas: licensing, sales, marketing, product development, and entertainment marketing. Not only will they support the department with daily activities such as organizing licensee information, and preliminary research on potential partnerships, they'll also assist with PowerPoint presentations, and preparing Excel spreadsheets. Familiarity with Excel and PowerPoint required.
Computer Science students interested in experiencing application development and deployment in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment should submit their resume and application. The IT Applications department is responsible for defining and deploying technology solutions including: Oracle Applications, Enterprise Content Management, Workflow Solutions, and Portals & Collaboration. Duties will include: Data Migration & Maintenance, Application Testing & Documentation, and Business Process & Requirements Documentation.
IT Desktop Intern:
Interns will help support desktop (PC and MAC) software installs and troubleshooting problems within the Marvel office. A qualified candidate must have some MAC and PC hardware knowledge and experience with Microsoft OS and Office tools. IT Desktop Interns will also be responsible for entering and updating IT helpdesk tickets.
Attention! 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.
Ever wonder what a comic book looks like before it's fully assembled and stapled? Well, here's your chance to find out, o seeker of the truth! Students with a keen eye for detail will stand out in this position. This special breed of intern will be taught the printing process from the ground up, mastering the art of color proofing against printed sheets. You can forget about that gym membership because this job will keep you busy, trafficking materials such as proofs, covers & interiors, printed signatures, etc. throughout the day. Knowledge of Word, Excel and Acrobat Reader is a must!
West Coast Marvel Internships
Marvel Studios, LLC:
Note: We are accepting applications on a rolling basis but we will review applications for:
Responsible for such theatrical hits as Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man, X-Men, Fantastic Four, etc, MARVEL STUDIOS, LLC has gained public recognition in the motion picture industry and the mass market. Some internship departments are Film Development, Marketing, Legal, Animation, and Interactive internships are available. Located in sunny Manhattan Beach, California. A proficiency in the Adobe Suite (Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator) and Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) is not required but preferred.
Please email resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org ATTN: Internship Coordinator
NO CALLS PLEASE.