Internship details from Linda McBride:
We are looking for interns to work specifically at our literary events, helping with setup (sound, promotional materials, refreshments, book selling, etc.), and the execution of the event (audience control, photography, videotaping, reception, etc.). A background or interest in event planning, and/or theater production would be helpful as well as knowledge of A/V, although not required. Some heavy lifting is necessary for the position. This internship is a great way to gain experience in event production and to connect to an amazing line-up of authors. This is a nonpaying position, but access to an extensive fiction library, study space and use of our Writers Studio is available. Interested candidates should email Linda McBride, firstname.lastname@example.org, with a brief cover letter and their resume. Please include the title of the internship in the subject line.
Essential Job Functions: Assist with set up and execution of regular author, music, and other events; set up book sale table and handle sales; assist event producer in promotion of events
Schedule: PT, afternoon and nights – 8-15 hours per week
Qualifications: Interest in books and/or event production; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong social media skills a plus, but not required
Linda Lee McBride, Events Producer
The Center for Fiction
17 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017
Internship positions available in the following areas:
- Website Development (new!)
- Communications and Development
- Teacher’s Assistant (new!)
Alwan for the Arts is currently offering fall and winter internship positions in its Music, Film and Communications and Development programs, for graduate and undergraduate students, as well as an internship as a Teacher’s Assistant for the Arabic Language and Culture program and technical Website Developer Assistant. The positions are based out of Alwan’s office and space, located in the Financial District in Manhattan.
Alwan’s Intern program provides applicants who have an interest in the Middle East and the arts and culture of the region with an opportunity to engage with Alwan’s curators and the New York culture and arts scene, firsthand. Interns become an integral part of Alwan’s team and its operations, conduct research, develop excellent writing and organizational skills, and gain hands-on experience in the planning, promotion, and execution of Alwan events.
As important members of Alwan’s dynamic team, interns gain valuable experience and exposure to the functions of a highly productive non-profit arts organization. Interns also go through performance evaluations, receive accreditation as required, and receive letters of recommendations.
Alwan also accepts volunteers year-round to support marketing, event management, fundraising and programming.
For more information about any of the upcoming intern positions or for instructions on how to apply please visit http://www.alwanforthearts.org/volunteer
See below for a fantastic opportunity to work with the Frick Collection:
The Frick Collection is now accepting applications for the 2014-16 Teaching Fellows Program. This exciting new initiative is open to highly motivated undergraduate art history majors and graduate students in the humanities who are interested in complementing their studies by teaching from original works of art. Beyond receiving the equivalent of a course in museum education and the opportunity to lead Guided School Visits for schoolchildren in grades 5-12, Teaching Fellows will find community at the Frick and receive compensation for their dedication to gallery teaching. This is an excellent opportunity to become involved in the growing field of museum education and a rare chance to teach with masterpieces at one of the most prestigious museums in the country.
To learn more about how to become a Teaching Fellow, please visit http://www.frick.org/careers/fellowships.
Olivia Powell, PhD
Associate Museum Educator for Academic Programs
The Frick Collection
1 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021