Category: Jobs/Internships

C&M Alumnus Robert Chang is Associate Producer at America ReFramed

A big congratulations to C&M alumnus Robert Chang!
He has recently been hired as an Associate Producer of America ReFramed (a curated series of of independent documentaries and is broadcast on public television / WORLD Channel).
Robert assists in managing America ReFramed’s submissions, film evaluations, filmmaker deliverables, and contributing to the curation of the series. He leads the generating of social media and outreach activities of the series, and manages and mentors its crew of interns. Robert is also a documentary filmmaker whose work has screened at various festivals and is distributed by DER. Robert Y. Chang received his PhD in Anthropology at NYU for his research on the intersection of religion and media.
Check out more information about America ReFramed on the American Documentary website!

DACA-mented, Undocumented, and Temporary Protected Status Students and Allies

Without congressional action, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will expire on March 5, 2018.  We do not know what the results of congressional debate will be for DACA or how these will influence other immigration issues and statuses.  The Anthropology Department’s goal is to support you during this uncertain time NYU will continue to support undocumented students, staff and faculty. If you are or someone close to you is undocumented or have DACA or temporary protected status, please know that there are many things you can do before March.  The following link provides practical steps you can take as well as connections to NYU immigrant defense initiative which can help with legal advice and referrals (http://as.nyu.edu/anthropology/undergraduate/resources/daca-students.html). NYU provides additional information and resources for students here.  We want to remind you during these disconcerting times that you are a valued member of our community.

AMNH Internship, Fall 2016

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From the AMNH:

“The Public Programs division of the museum organizes lectures, workshops, festivals and film screenings related to the museum’s temporary and permanent exhibits. Interns will have the opportunity to work on projects related to both the Margaret Mead Film Festival and other public programs.

The Margaret Mead Film Festival is the longest-running showcase for international documentaries in the United States, encompassing a broad spectrum of work from indigenous community media to experimental nonfiction. The festival is distinguished by its outstanding selection of titles, which tackle diverse and challenging subjects, representing a range of issues and perspectives, and by the forums for discussion with filmmakers and speakers.

Interns are critical to our operations and we are currently seeking motivated and creative individuals to work with us. This internship enables interns to learn about public programs and film festival production, museum operations, and outreach strategies. We require our interns to work at least 2 whole days per week (10:00-5:00 pm, M-F) plus assist with 4 evening and/or weekend programs per month. Although this is an unpaid internship, many of our past interns have received payment or credit through work-study or academic credit programs offered by their universities.”

Public Programs Internship Opportunity at the American Museum of Natural History

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There is an upcoming internship opportunity at the American Museum of Natural History.

From the Museum: “Interns are critical to our operations and we are currently seeking motivated and creative individuals to work with us. This internship enables interns to learn about public programs and film festival production, museum operations, and outreach strategies. We require our interns to work at least 2 whole days per week (10:00-5:00 pm, M-F) plus assist with 4 evening and/or weekend programs per month. Although this is an unpaid internship, many of our past interns have received payment or credit through work-study or academic credit programs offered by their universities.”

For complete information about the internship, please download the attached promotional flier here.

Wasserman Internship Grant

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The Wasserman Center was established for students pursuing an unpaid internship in a variety of fields, including the arts, social sciences, and non-profits. If you are pursuing an unpaid internship in the fall and would like to apply for the Grant, please be sure to look over the attached informational flyer and submit your application by September 29th.

Internship Opportunity

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The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics is seeking editorial and production interns for its digital publications, including its online journal, emisférica, and its digital book series.

emisférica is the Institute’s biannual, peer-reviewed journal, and is edited by Jill Lane, Marcial Godoy-Anativia, and occasional invited editors. The journal publishes essays and multimedia presentations by artists, activists, and scholars, as well as reviews of books, performances, and films.

The Institute’s digital books are developed on the digital publication platform Scalar and Tome, depending on the contents and the specific needs of the authors. Scalar titles include What is Performance Studies? and Holy Terrors, among others. Recent releases on Tome include Six Gestures by Peter Kulchyski and Villa Grimaldi by Diana Taylor.

During 2015-2016 we will publish two issues of the journal (on the themes of “States of Devotion: Religion, Neoliberalism, Biopolitics” and “Migration”), as well as several digital books.

The following internships are available for the academic year:

Editorial/translation Interns (2 positions available)

We seek interns to assist with editorial production and translation. Advanced knowledge of spoken and written Spanish and/or Portuguese is required. Duties will include copy editing and proofreading articles, transcribing videos, translating titles, abstracts, subtitles and bios from/to English, Spanish and/or Portuguese, as well as formatting, and assisting with other aspects of digital publication and web content creation.

Web production Interns (1 position available)

We seek web production interns to work with our Managing Editor and web design team in production of our online publications. Duties will include the creation of content pages, the preparation and uploading of text and images and video, as well as other production duties. Interns will be trained in Joomla!, as well as in the platforms used for our digital books. Basic knowledge of digital imaging and HTML is preferred. Applicants should have some experience using content management systems (Joomla! WordPress, etc) to develop web content; as well as experience in multimedia content creation (image and video galleries), basic knowledge of XHTML, CSS and Adobe Photoshop. Basic programming skills and some knowledge of Spanish and/or Portuguese are also preferred.

Internships require a commitment of 7-10 hours per week.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume/CV to hemi.internships@nyu.edu outlining your interest in the position and any relevant experience. Applications must be received no later than Monday, September 21, 2015.