Author Events Interns for Kweli Journal (filled)

This opportunity is available during the Summer 2022. This opportunity can be conducted virtually and is only available for CEL credit.

Kweli is a not-for-profit arts organization devoted to nurturing emerging writers of color. We launched as a biannual journal in December 2009. Since our humble beginnings, Kweli has grown into a multifaceted community organization that offers numerous writing opportunities. Kweli alum include 2019 National Book Award finalist Kali Fajardo-Anstine, 2019 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Award winner John Paul Infante and 2019 Best American Essay Notable winner Jodi M. Savage.

Position Description:

Assist Programs staff in shaping our dynamic calendar of public events at the New York Times Conference Center, Barnard and other venues. The Events intern will aid in publicity efforts, research for event participants, handle book orders and pre-event logistics, staff events, record audio and video, and maintain and organize a diverse catalog of writers and artists.

Desired Skills: 

  • Strong writing skills
  • Meticulous and detail oriented
  • Team players

Hours: Flexible depending on students’ schedules.

To Apply:  Please email a statement of interest and your resume to OCELapplication@Vassar.edu

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