Fall 2021 CEL Opportunities

Education

Zoo & Veterinary

Law and Politics

History

Environment and Farming

Business

Arts, Media, and Architecture

Social Services and Social Justice

Health and Mental Health Services

Urban Planning


Past Partners with Potential Opportunities

If you are interested in a CEL with the following community partners, please email  a statement of interest and your resume to OCELapplication@Vassar.edu. We will connect you with the organization if they have capacity to host a CEL student.

Archival and Curatorial Assistant Internship for Nancy Willard and Eric Lindbloom Archives

This opportunity is available during Fall 2021 semester. This opportunity can be conducted virtually and is only available for CEL credit.

As the caretaker and manager of Eric Lindbloom andNancy Willard’s archives, Sasha Bush is starting a new internship initiative for undergraduate students to assist with archival and curatorial projects. This is an unpaid internship.
The Archival & Curatorial Assistant Internship is geared for students interested in gaining practical experience in the arts. This is a hands-on internship, and students will be provided with an opportunity for both assisted and independent work.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in creating / maintaining Nancy Willard / Eric Lindbloom online website
  • Eric Lindbloom Archives:
    – Assist in creation of a database & inventory of EricLindbloom’s archives
    – Assist with scanning / editing prints to add to online archives
    – Research & outreach to potential museums & collections for donations of Eric’s archives
  • Nancy Willard Archives:
    – Assist in editing / photographing objects to create an online database & inventory of Nancy Willard’s archives
  • Curatorial Projects:
    – Curate an online exhibition (of interns’ choice) of Eric’s photographs / Nancy’s
    creations
    – Curate a 2 week exhibition (of interns’ choice) of prints at the Willard/Lindbloom House

Desired Skills:

  • Curious, enthusiastic & a good listener
  • Ability to collaborate, work well under a supervisor and carry out independent work
  • Excellent writing & communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Punctual
  • Strong skills in Adobe Bridge & Adobe Photoshop
  • Strong skills in studio lighting, product photography & editing

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

Social Media Intern for The Art Effect

This opportunity might be available during the Fall 2021 semester. This opportunity can be conducted virtually and is only available for CEL credit.

The Art Effect empowers young people to develop their creative voice to shape their futures and bring about positive social change. At The Art Effect, youth explore, experience, and excel in the visual arts and media, giving them the opportunity to develop real skills in these fields, and guiding them towards achieving their academic and career goals.

Social Media Interns assist with representing The Art Effect’s programs and initiatives in digital spaces. Responsibilities of this internship include: building content for marketing materials (including e-blasts, blog posts, press releases, social media, flyers, etc.), inputting information into community calendars, conducting web analytics, and conducting community outreach.

Accepted interns are required to attend an orientation prior to their first shift.

Desired Skills:  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suite and graphic design experience preferred.

Hours: Availability required is at least 4 hours per week.

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

Marketing and Communications Intern for The Art Effect

This opportunity is available during Fall 2021 semester. This opportunity can be conducted virtually and is only available for CEL credit.

The Art Effect empowers young people to develop their creative voice to shape their futures and bring about positive social change. At The Art Effect, youth explore, experience, and excel in the visual arts and media, giving them the opportunity to develop real skills in these fields, and guiding them towards achieving their academic and career goals.

Marketing & Communications Interns assist with all aspects of The Art Effect’s communications channels.

Responsibilities include:

  • keeping the website up-to-date
  • connecting with local and national media outlets
  • creating and sending out press releases
  • creating content for social media
  • conducting community outreach

Desired Skills:  Students should be curious and hard-working with an adventurous, problem-solving attitude. Lack of experience is not a problem!

Hours: Availability required is at least 4 hours per week.

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

Artistic Advancement Intern for The Art Effect

This opportunity is available during the Fall 2021 semester. This opportunity can be conducted virtually and is only available for CEL credit.

The Art Effect empowers young people to develop their creative voice to shape their futures and bring about positive social change. At The Art Effect, youth explore, experience, and excel in the visual arts and media, giving them the opportunity to develop real skills in these fields, and guiding them towards achieving their academic and career goals.

The Artistic Advancement intern should have an art-focused background as well as a strong interest in arts administration and art education. This intern will work on a variety of tasks including working closely with the Director of Artistic Advancement on various administrative projects, welcoming students and families, maintaining studio and materials, documenting programs via photography and video, and assisting our Teaching Artists as needed.
Continue reading “Artistic Advancement Intern for The Art Effect”

Workforce Programs Intern for The Art Effect

This opportunity is available during Fall 2021 semester. This opportunity can be conducted virtually and is only available for CEL credit.

The Art Effect empowers young people to develop their creative voice to shape their futures and bring about positive social change. At The Art Effect, youth explore, experience, and excel in the visual arts and media, giving them the opportunity to develop real skills in these fields, and guiding them towards achieving their academic and career goals.

Workforce Program interns support the development, implementation, and assessment of curricula and programming by helping run workshops and classes, assisting in curriculum development, assisting classes with attendance records, student files, and digital media management support, and researching youth film festivals to coordinate submissions of student-produced work. Workforce Program interns work under one of the following programs:

Continue reading “Workforce Programs Intern for The Art Effect”

Film Production Intern for The Art Effect

This opportunity is available during Fall 2021 semester. This opportunity can be conducted virtually and is only available for CEL credit.

The Art Effect empowers young people to develop their creative voice to shape their futures and bring about positive social change. At The Art Effect, youth explore, experience, and excel in the visual arts and media, giving them the opportunity to develop real skills in these fields, and guiding them towards achieving their academic and career goals.

Production interns support our production house, Forge Media, as well as our media education programs. Interns will gain experience in pre-production, production, post-production at a professional level through camera operation, non-linear editing, graphic design, digital file management, and other media production and post-production-related tasks.

Continue reading “Film Production Intern for The Art Effect”

Documentary Production/Post-Production Position with Point of Order Productions

This opportunity is available during Fall 2021 semester. This opportunity can be conducted virtually and is only available for CEL credit.

Point of Order Productions is a full service video production and postproduction company. They primary create documentaries, music videos, and concert videos, as well as visual effects and graphics. Working with clients from start to finish, Point of Order Productions provides extensive creative services for individuals, businesses, nonprofits, and anyone else with a story to tell. Click here to view their current reel.

They are currently working on a documentary exploring changes at Vassar after coeducation and the arrival of men on campus in the 1970s.  Continue reading “Documentary Production/Post-Production Position with Point of Order Productions”

Social Media and Digital Marketing Intern with the JCC of Staten Island

This opportunity is available during Fall 2021 semester. This opportunity can be conducted virtually and is only available for CEL credit.

The Jewish Community Center of Staten Island was founded in 1929 with the goal of creating a home for the Jewish community by offering social, recreational, and educational activities. Over time, that mission expanded to help anyone who walked through the doors of any of our facilities. The JCC has become a true community center—not just for the Jewish community, but for the entirety of Staten Island.

The JCC of Staten Island offers unpaid internships to students to give them a hands-on learning experience at a well-established nonprofit organization.  The Social Media & Digital Marketing Intern will assist the JCC of Staten Island’s Marketing and Communications Department with promoting the organization’s various programs. Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Social Media & Digital Marketing Intern will work on social media and video campaigns to tell the story of the JCC and its programming. The ideal candidate will be savvy in social media, creative, and knowledgeable about new and upcoming trends in media. Continue reading “Social Media and Digital Marketing Intern with the JCC of Staten Island”

Social Media Position with Inspirebytes Omi Media LLC

This opportunity is available during the Fall 2021 semester. This is a remote opportunity and is only available for CEL credit.

Inspirebytes Omni Media (IOM) is a brand new, women-owned and operated publishing & multimedia company dedicated to effecting positive change by producing books and other items that are inspirational, educational, and entertaining. Continue reading “Social Media Position with Inspirebytes Omi Media LLC”