Category Archives: Jobs & Internships

frogNY’s Diversity and Inclusion’s Mentorship Program

Below is the application for frog Diversity and Inclusion’s mentorship program. The deadline to apply is December 21st.

This is open to any visual, interaction, or industrial designers that come from socially or economically disadvantaged backgrounds, which includes any minority groups or schools that are not well-known. It also includes any self-taught designers. Applicants’ skills must qualify for an intern, junior, or mid-level role.

https://goo.gl/forms/Z8CFeVF5168LDtRy1

Unpaid Internship–Queens Museum Communications Intern: Winter/Spring 2019

The Queens Museum is looking for a capable and enthusiastic individual to assist the Communications department. Over the course of this internship, the Museum will be working on the Summer exhibition and preparing for exhibitions in the Fall in addition to many more educational and public events. The internship will run alongside the summer and academic season of the year. Institutionally, our goal is to increase our capacity to build public awareness of our programs and initiatives through media campaigns and engaging content creation.

The Communications Intern will provide a variety of creative and administrative assistance to the Communications department. These responsibilities include:

Essential Job Functions:
Support the design of print and digital media, and any additional collateral from concept to completion
Manage multiple projects with varying timelines
Monitor daily news and flag stories relevant to the Queens Museum
Conduct media research; assist with media outreach; archive contacts and coverage
Assemble press lists; assist with social media; and draft press materials

Qualifications:
Communications, communications design, graphic design, or public relations major or minor is preferred.
Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and basic Adobe Premiere Pro.
Well-versed using Web platforms, Web CMS, social media outlets, and excellent digital media skills
Previous experience interning in a media relations position would be helpful.
Strong communications skills – both verbal and written – are important.
A strong interest in learning how to create engaging materials to generate interest in Museum initiatives.
Candidates must be able to work at least 2 days a week.
This is an unpaid internship. Candidates must be enrolled in college and provide the museum with documentation of credits received in exchange for the internship opportunity.

The Communications Intern will report to the Communications Coordinator and regularly interface with the Director of Communications. The start date for this position is January 7

How to Apply: Please send your cover letter, portfolio, and resume to vyoma@queensmuseum.org.

Achieving Diversity: Arts Administration Leadership Project

Dear Queens College Student,

I encourage you to apply for the following leadership opportunity for the arts.

“Achieving Diversity: Arts Administration Leadership Project” is a new arts administration leadership initiative at Queens College. This project establishes elite and individually-tailored career support for a diverse group of students at Queens College who aspire to leadership in the arts.

The project has five crucial components: mentoring, internship opportunities with academic credits, group career discussions, cultural performances and exhibition visits (through support from CUNYArts and CUNY Cultural Corps), and Queens College Arts Festival engagement. Each participant will gain professional guidance from industry experts, obtain hands-on training through experiential learning, and achieve career competency with compelling leadership skills.

Implementing Diversity: Arts Administration Leadership Project will offer dynamic and comprehensive career support to a diverse group students who aspire to succeed in the field of arts administration. The program aims to provide individually-tailored career guidance, internship and networking opportunities, and leadership skills to students. The program will run from February through May of 2019.

How to apply: Please submit the following material to HireQC:
https://www.qc.cuny.edu/StudentLife/services/career/Pages/Symplicity-Login.aspx

  1. Submit an essay explaining your career vision and aspiration (800 words maximum)
  2. Two letters of recommendation
  3. Current resume

Upload documents at HIREQC 1) resume and 2) A separate document with your recommendation and essay scanned into ONE document.

Candidates later will be invited to an interview before the final selection.

  • Log on to HireQC select the Internship Tab then “Achieving Diversity: Arts Administration Leadership Project Arts administration Leadership Project” (Log in with QC Username “jdoe101”)
  • Save resume as your (First Name Last Name)
  • Save your essay as First Name Last Name Stipend 2018, example (Virginia Frese Stipend 2018)
  • Save your recommendation First Name Last Name Recommendation, example (Virginia Frese Recommendation)
  • Then upload all documents in HireQC
  • Select submit

The application deadline is extended to Friday, December 14, 2018 at 5PM. 

Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated interest in issues related to diverse and marginalized communities as measured by the candidate’s activities, academic concentration(s) and/or letters of recommendation.

Questions?

Contact Jane Cho, Director of Administration, Aaron Copland School of Music

jane.cho@qc.cuny.edu

718-997-3802

Social & Digital Media Intern

Date: November 2018
Department: Digital Title: Social & Digital Media Intern
FSLA Status: Unpaid Position
Supervisor: Digital Content Manager
Schedule: 2 – 3 days / week Internship
Term: Spring 2019 (January – May)

The Position: The Jewish Museum seeks a motivated intern with a passion for art and technology to join the Jewish Museum’s Digital team. While developing their knowledge of digital strategy within a museum environment, the intern will support the Digital department in activities related to the website, blog, email, and social media. For the spring 2019 season, the Digital Marketing Intern will support exhibitions including Scenes from the Collection and Martha Rosler: Irrespective. The intern will receive a museum identification card that allows for free admission to other museums and various discounts.

Responsibilities Include:
• Maintain select areas of thejewishmuseum.org and blog
• Research and draft content for social media channels
• Contribute to analytics reports on digital activities
• Upload and tag digital assets such as photos and videos
• Support administrative tasks as needed

Requirements:
• B.A. or M.A. candidate in Art History, Communications, or related field
• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite required
• Knowledge of HTML, WordPress and MailChimp a plus
• Active social media user on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Flickr, and YouTube
• Excellent writing and communications skills
• Genuine interest in art and Jewish culture

Send Resume with Cover Letter and Internship Application To:
Human Resources Coordinator The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10128
Email: Interns@thejm.org
ax: (212) 423-3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and encourages applications from diverse candidates.

Unpaid Design Internship–The Jewish Museum

Department: Marketing and Creative Services
Title: Design Intern
FSLA Status: Unpaid Internship
Supervisor: Creative Director
Schedule: 2-3 Days Per Week
Internship Term: Spring 2019

The Position: The Marketing and Creative Services Department at The Jewish Museum is offering an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in communications, and would like hands-on experience creating graphics for a non-profit art and culture museum. As an intern in the department you may be asked to work on a variety of projects that include assisting with print design, print production, website and motion graphics and more. You will be invited to attend department meetings.

Responsibilities Include:
• Creating new design materials
• Implementing edits and following through on various projects
• Creating mechanicals for production
• Production research

Requirements:
• B.A. candidate in Graphic Design
• Strong attention to detail
• Experience and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop)
• Creative and entrepreneurial spirit
• Excellent people skills – ability to work cooperatively with others at all levels
• Knowledge of art and Jewish culture preferred, but not mandatory

Send Resume with Cover Letter and Internship Application To:
Human Resources Coordinator
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10128
Email: Interns@thejm.org
Fax: (212) 423-3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and encourages applications from diverse candidates.

Interested in the Theater? Marketing Fellowship with The New Group

The New Group, one of New York’s leading off-Broadway theaters, is seeking a full-time Marketing Fellow to assist with the creation of digital and print content for institutional and production-specific marketing needs. The New Group is an award winning, artist-driven company with a commitment to developing and producing powerful, contemporary theater. In addition to producing four annual productions, the organization’s New Group/New Works play and musical development program champions original works by emerging and established authors. The New Group also operates a variety of theater education programs that provide opportunities for artistically inclined high school, college, and adult students.

In addition to the specific fellowship description below, the Marketing Fellow will become part of The New Group team in the following ways in order to expand the breadth of their understanding of how a non-profit theatre operates:

  • Participate in weekly departmental and staff meetings
  • Attend and provide event support for Opening Nights, fundraising benefits and other special events
  • Invitations to one-on-one sessions with senior staff members to gain perspective in other aspects of the organization
  • Additional mentorship and coaching by Founding Artistic Director Scott Elliott and Executive Director Adam Bernstein
  • Resume guidance, job search strategies, and interview preparation
  • Introductions to external industry networks in chosen fields to help cultivate relationships for future employment opportunities

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Designing materials for New Group productions, programs and events
  • Assisting with creating content, graphics and managing the upkeep of The New Group’s website
  • Gathering content and designing eblasts
  • Manage the social media calendar and helping to create content
  • Help with tracking and analyzing social media and website statistics and insights in order to implement adjustments based on findings • Assists with other marketing duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work and collaborate with a diverse range of people
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects at a time

 

Fellowship compensation is $13 per hour ($15 per hour as of January 1) for a 30-hour week plus a local Metrocard. Position begins in November 2018 with a minimum commitment through June 2019.

The New Group embraces diversity in all forms and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, race, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation. The New Group is an E.O.E. and people of color, immigrants, differently abled, transgender and gender non-conforming individuals are encouraged to apply.

To apply, submit a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the Marketing Fellowship and why you are the ideal candidate along with at least three work samples or a link to an online portfolio. Please attach a resume and provide three references and email to: Fellowships@TheNewGroup.org. In the subject line of the e-mail, please write Marketing Fellowship.

No phone calls please. For more information on The New Group, please visit: www.thenewgroup.org

3-month creative residency with 72andSunny–Apply by Nov. 30

2019 is almost here and so is the next session for 72U!

72andSunny would like  to invite graduates and recent graduates to apply to our coveted creative residency program – 72U.

72U is a three-month creative residency within 72andSunny that explores the intersection of art, technology and culture.  Throughout the residency, they will collaborate with a diverse team of creative risk takers who will ideate, create and make something really amazing that has an impact on culture.   We are looking for the very best talent and would like your help in spreading the word.

The Session will run from February 11th – May 3rd, 2019 ,  Apply for the Los Angeles Winter 2019 72U residency at www.72u.org  Deadline to apply is November 30th. #art #losangeles

72U Winter Creative Residency

The Knight News is currently looking for graphic designers

The Knight News is currently looking for graphic designers to assist in the layout of the paper. The work will be done once a month, and graphic designers are needed on Tuesdays. Graphic designers will work with InDesign on provided computers.  We are looking for students who can start by Tuesday, October 24th. It’s a fun work environment, the work is simple, food is always provided along with letters of recommendation (looks great on your resume!) Those interested should send a resume to the following emails: ameila@theknightnews.comvallaire@theknightnews.cominfo@theknightnews.com