Archive for July, 2013

Brooklyn Museum Internships!

July 31, 2013

Call for Interns – Arts of Asia, Africa, and the Islamic World at the Brooklyn Museum

The collections division for the Arts of Asia, Africa, and the Islamic World at the Brooklyn Museum is currently accepting applications for curatorial interns for the 2013-2014 academic year. Applicants for this unpaid internship are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Flexible, semester or year-long internships are available, but any prospective intern must be willing to commit to at least one four hour block per week for at least four months. College credit can be arranged.

 

The intern will provide department staff with exhibition, collection documentation, and administrative support.  Interns will gain experience in digital imaging, data entry, and archive management. The intern may be asked to accompany curatorial staff to storage areas during collection documentation projects

Qualifications:

Advanced college students (junior or senior status) or currently enrolled graduate students. Knowledge of collection areas, collections management software, and relevant foreign language skills a plus.

To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to Roger Arnold, Curatorial Assistant, at roger.arnold@brooklynmuseum.org. Applications should be received by September 1. The EASCFA intern will primarily be responsible for assisting with research and planning for upcoming exhibitions and helping with the execution of Sackler Center programs. Other responsibilities include administrative assistance and planning for public programming. The internship is unpaid. There is a two day minimum time commitment, with flex-hours for evening and weekend programming.

Qualifications:

MA or PhD student in Art History

Interest in and familiarity with feminist art

Strong research and writing skills

To apply send a resume and cover letter to Stephanie Weissberg at stephanie.weissberg@brooklynmuseum.org.
The EASCFA intern will primarily be responsible for assisting with research and planning for upcoming exhibitions and helping with the execution of Sackler Center programs. Other responsibilities include administrative assistance and planning for public programming. The internship is unpaid. There is a two day minimum time commitment, with flex-hours for evening and weekend programming.

Qualifications:

MA or PhD student in Art History

Interest in and familiarity with feminist art

Strong research and writing skills

To apply send a resume and cover letter to Stephanie Weissberg at stephanie.weissberg@brooklynmuseum.org.

Recruiting: Production Management Intern, Performing Arts

July 7, 2013

Production Management Intern, Performing Arts

Description:
Title: Production Management Intern
Program: Performing Arts
Supervisor: Production Manager / Technical Director
Full-time/Part-time: P/T
Paid/Unpaid: Unpaid
Dates: August 1st – December 31st
Deadline to Apply: July 15th

BRIC is a multi-disciplinary non-profit dedicated to presenting art and media programs that reflect Brooklyn’s creativity and diversity. BRIC also provides resources to launch, nurture, and showcase artists and media makers. All of BRIC’s offerings are free or low cost, to advance access to and understanding of arts and media. Each year, upwards of one million people in Brooklyn and citywide are served through BRIC’s programs. Learn more at BRICartsmedia.org.

BRIC’s performing arts programs present emerging and established artists in music, dance, theater, and multidisciplinary performance to broad audiences from Brooklyn and throughout New York City, and support the development of new work. Signature programs include the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival, which presents more than 25 free performances each summer at the Prospect Park Bandshell and Brooklyn Bridge Park, and our multi-genre commissioning and residency programs.

Purpose of Position: As BRIC expands into its new state-of-the-art home, BRIC House, in downtown Brooklyn’s burgeoning cultural district, we are seeking support for our venue’s production team. The Production Management Internship is a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of the growth of a brand new performing arts center with one of our city’s most beloved cultural institutions. The PM Intern will work hands on with seasoned professionals in a fast paced and supportive environment. Working alongside our Production Manager, the PM Intern will participate in pre-production and production as an integral member of the BRIC House team. This internship is designed to challenge and teach young design and technology students the inner workings of a professional arts organization, which presents diverse and ground-breaking programming in music, dance, and theater.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Scheduling crews
Budget tracking
Project management
Manage equipment rentals / returns
Advancing tech riders
Attending production meetings
Education/Experience
Degree or degree in progress in technical theater Previous hands on performing arts production experience Skills Required Organization Attention to detail Self-Motivation / ambition Reliability Schedule Candidates should be able to work 20-25 hours per week, including some nights and weekends on show calls. Current students may apply to use this internship for credit at your college / university.

How to Apply
Email jklein@BRICartsmedia.org with subject line: Production Management Intern. Please write a brief cover letter in the body of the email and attach resume. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls.

http://brooklyncollege.experience.com/stu/public_job_profile?job_hnd=30533975#.UdRmt2JuRa0.email

Best Regards,

Zavi

Zavi Gunn
Associate Director of Career Development
Magner Career Center
Brooklyn College – 1303 James Hall
2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11210

Connecting College to Career


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