Tucker Eason – Artist Studio

Available for Summer 2020

TuckerEason.com

ArtLab.nyc Fosterwalls.com

Overview

Seeking a part-time studio assistant for a painter in Brooklyn, studios in BedStuy and Williamsburg. Ideal candidates are looking for a regular commitment.

Time Commitment

  • ●  Roughly 8 hours/ week.
  • ●  Flexible hours Working remotely available as well Job Requirements
  1. Must have experience with basic studio mediums and the techniques a. Oilb. Acrylic
    c. Collage
    d. Canvas stretching/priming
  2. Art handling, Photography, and Cataloguing, and/or willingness to learn.
  3. Creating and maintaining the archives and website
  4. Documentation and light Photoshopping of artwork images
  5. Basic graphic design – Knowledge of Adobe Suite. Specifically Ai and Ps
  6. Basic computer skills. G Suite, applying to shows/publications
  7. Facilitating communications with galleries and collectors
  8. Arranging, scheduling, and packing artwork shipments
  9. Studio/office organization (supply inventory) and cleaning

Please send a cover letter, resume, and applicable website or social links to

tucker@tuckereason.com

Dutchess Land Conservancy, Summer Land Steward Intern

AVAILABLE , SUMMER 2020

2020 Dutchess Land Conservancy Summer Internship

Title: Summer Land Steward Intern
Location: 4289 Route 82, Millbrook, NY
Duration: Approximately three months. Start and end dates are flexible. Minimum of 15 hrs/week. Application Deadline: 5 PM Wednesday April 15, 2020.
Compensation: This is a paid internship position. Housing will not be available.

The Summer Land Steward Intern, under direct supervision of the Stewardship, Planning & Education Specialist, is responsible for working with the Stewardship staff to meet the summer’s stewardship goals.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Extensive fieldwork involving monitoring of conservation easement properties.
  • Driving to properties throughout Dutchess County and hiking off-trail over a variety of terrains to document the condition of the property in photographs and writing.
  • Using photo-editing and GIS software to complete ground monitoring reports with associated maps and photographs.
  • Monitoring the current condition of the property, noting possible changes including construction of buildings or roads, tree clearing, disturbance of wetlands and waterways and natural disturbances such as erosion.Recommended Qualifications:
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
    • Background in Adobe Photoshop and ArcGIS. (Specific training will be provided.)
    • Drivers license and personal vehicle.
    • Ability to navigate using maps, aerial photographs and GPS.
    • Coursework in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Biology, or related fields.
    • Applicant should be in good physical condition, able to hike over rough terrain.How to Apply:Please email a cover letter and resume to Lucas Gordon ’19 (lucasg@dutchessland.org). Call (845) 677-3002 with questions about the position.

      Though recommended, if you do not currently meet all of the above qualifications, you are still encouraged to apply.

 

Cosmopolitan Magazine – video interns

Available Spring 2020

Cosmo is the largest young women’s media brand in the world. We are currently looking for video interns during the Spring 2020 semester to help our video team with everything from equipment management to post-production.

https://www.cosmopolitan.com/

Cosmopolitan is seeking a detail-oriented video intern to join our fast-paced and incredibly dedicated team. The ideal candidate should be excited to learn about and contribute to the largest young women’s media brand in the world. He or she is a self-starter with a passion for all things Cosmo. Interns will work a minimum of 16 hours per week, ideally broken up between 2–5 days, in our New York City office. Interns will be responsible for helping our in-house video team with all aspects of production, including but not limited to: -Writing video posts for Cosmo.com -Taking care of pre-production tasks in and out of the office -Keeping track of production related information using Google Docs and Google Sheets -Learning about set protocol and camera and lighting equipment -Taking part in brainstorming efforts for YouTube series Interns will ideally be familiar with Adobe Premiere and Photoshop as well. Cosmo interns will gain valuable work experience contributing to a publication that is highly regarded as one of the best young women’s magazines in the world. This internship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students, preferably those who are interested in and have experience with video. Interns MUST be able to receive academic credit. To apply, please email your resume, a cover letter, and any available work samples to cosmointernships@gmail.com.

Skills: -Experience with Adobe Premiere and Photoshop -Prior video experience -An interest in video and film

Schedule: Weekdays from 10 AM to 6 PM. Each student will work a minimum of 2 days per week in the NYC office.

Contact: cosmointernships@gmail.com

Beacon Historical Society

 

 Beacon Historical Society

 

The Beacon Historical Society welcomes interns to participate at our history center.  Established in 1976, the Society has grown exponentially in terms of programs and collections that pertain to the history of Beacon.   We are currently located at the former rectory of the St. Andrew’s Church on 17 South Avenue (off of Main and 9D) in Beacon NY, within walking distance from the train and bus and close to the Newburgh Beacon Bridge.

 

We are currently developing our collections management program and need assistance in cataloguing our archives into the Past Perfect database.  Interns would be required to handle materials, measure, describe, and record information into the program. In addition, many items need proper archival housing.  An assessment needs to be made as to the appropriate materials required for each object.

 

We are also seeking to develop our exhibition spaces to include a permanent display of the history of Beacon and areas for changing exhibits.  We have three gallery spaces available in which to develop these concepts.  We would appreciate input from interns from concept development, design, production, and promotion.

 

Depending on the student’s knowledge and skills, our volunteers are open to learning about the latest research and procedures in the museum studies field.

 

Schedule: Thursdays, 9 a.m. — noon; and/or Saturdays, 1:00 — 4:00 p.m.

They are also willing to work with your schedule.

Beacon Historical Society Mission Statement

 

The purpose of the Beacon Historical Society shall be to discover, procure, and preserve whatever may relate to the natural and cultural history of the district now included within Beacon and its antecedent communities and any area relating to them.  The further purpose is to establish and maintain collections of books, record, manuscripts, newspapers, pamphlets, maps, genealogies, portraits, relics, letters, journals, surveys, field books and all artifacts which may establish or illustrate such history of the growth of the population, education, trade and commerce in said territory and to foster an awareness, appreciation, and interest thereof.

 

 

 

Contact:  Diane Lapis, President dlapis@beaconhistorical@gmail.com

Immigration Assistance with Grace Immigrant Outreach (GIO) Millbrook, NY

Available for Spring 2020

Website: Grace Immigrant Outreach

Grace Immigrant Outreach is a non-profit that offers immigration assistance.

Position description: Helping Spanish speaking people with the 2020 Census.

Marketing/Communications Outreach – Creating and distributing posters/flyers for social media and local establishments (Laundromats, bodegas, churches, schools, etc.)

Distribution of census specific information to be disbursed on the hosts’ social network. The information shared to hosts should be shared on any platform – sign a release form.

Managing social media accounts.

Identifying all clergy representatives of Latino communities in Dutchess County – reaching out for their support in the Census count.

Data Collection and Analysis.

Logging in all answered surveys

Organize surveys by towns, villages and cities.

Design a log program to maintain the survey information.

Keeping data on the communities visited

Keeping detailed contact information for host families

Keeping track and follow up of shared information via social media – did host family share Census information with network?

Requirements: Must speak Spanish

Number of available positions: 3

Time: 3 hour events, 3 events per week

Poughkeepsie Youth Coalition

Available for Spring 2020

The Poughkeepsie Youth Coalition brings together independent, school and government providers of youth services in the City of Poughkeepsie. The organization’s vision is communication and collaboration among service providers will allow us to better serve youth in our City as well as communicate goals, challenges and opportunities both to the youth we serve and to the School District and Government entities. One key initiative is the creation of a web-based directory of youth services aimed at students, teachers and parents in the City.

Communications Associate

Responsibilities: Contact all relevant youth service providers to facilitate their participation in the web-based Youth Service Directory; plan and facilitate meetings and communication with member organization of the Youth Coalition, coordinate with the City of Poughkeepsie and Dutchess County’s Path to Promise initiative .

Requirements: Good communication and social media skills, capability to work independently as well as supervised work

Contact Alex Reese (alexreese@aol.com) or Gully Stanford (gullystan@gmail.com) — Please copy Lisa Kaul on your correspondence.

Office of the Public Defender, Dutchess County

Limited availability for Spring 2020

Students will be placed in the in-take unit where they will be trained to conduct one-on-one interviews with prospective clients. The interview will contain components of the crime, a detailed statement and a financial component to determine eligibility. The intern will also attend case conferences with the County Court Judges, Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys and a Probation Officer. Additionally, the intern will assist the Legal Secretaries in pulling court calendars and adding case notes from the Attorney into the electronic files of the defendants.

Please contact Lisa Kaul at likaul@vassar.edu

Boys and Girls Club Poughkeepsie

Available for Spring 2019

The Boys and Girls Club of Poughkeepsie provides after school programming to students in grades K-8. They welcome volunteers to assist with their after-school program, including homework help as well as enrichment activities, such as music lessons.  The program runs from 3:30 — 6:00 p.m. Please contact Lisa Kaul at likaul@vassar.edu

FIRELIGHT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Available for Spring 2020

FIRELIGHT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Mission

Firelight produces award-winning films that expose injustice, illuminate the power of community and tell a history seldom told. Firelight connects these films with concrete and innovative ways for diverse audiences to be inspired, educate, and mobilize into action. We are dedicated to developing talented documentary filmmakers that advance underrepresented stories, moving them from the margins to the forefront of mainstream media through high-quality, powerful productions.

Program

It is Firelight’s mission to mentor our interns giving them the skills and perspectives to be the next generation of media professionals. Our internship program will give dedicated and driven students the opportunity to assist our Firelight Team with the production and development of projects. Our program is designed so that interns will have a full hands-on experience at Firelight.

Interns support staff on production, research, administrative, post-production, and operational tasks. They will be given specific assignments and expected to complete short and long term projects. Some of the task include conducting research, organizing archives, serving as PA on various shoots, updating catalog libraries and transcribing.

In addition to developing new skills, interns are required to watch Firelight Film’s Founder, Stanley Nelson’s collection of documentary films including, Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, and his previous films Freedom Summer (2014) and Freedom Riders (2010 ) The Murder of Emmett Till, A Place Of Our Own, Two Dollars and a Dream (1989).

Program Activities

Lunch and Learn: Interns participate in a series of lunches/meetings about different topics related to documentary production and hear about people’s career trajectories: Through the course of their internship the list of topics can include (but is not limited to, and will be added to):

● Orientation – Intro selves and their own projects, play an ice-breaker game, hear from past interns about their experience, etc

● Subject Development – Finding subjects, pre-interviewing/interviewing/follow-up

● Archival – how to work with archival

● Producing – schedules, budgets, etc.

● Writing – treatments, pitch decks and grants

● Editing – hear from teams currently in the editing phase of the film

Program Requirements

Interns are given the option to work three or more full days per week (Mon-Fri), OR 15 hours per week at Firelight.

This is an unpaid internship; but we can provide school credit or recommendations based on interns performance.

Next Steps

If you’re interested in learning more about documentary filmmaking and picking up hands on experience, Firelight might be the place for you! Send us your cover letter and resume to info@firelightmedia.org . Please write Firelight Internship in the email subject, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.