Internship Opportunity with Earth Celebrations
INTERNSHIPS – Earth Celebrations-Engaging Communities to Generate Ecological & Social Change through the Arts
OCTOBER – DECEMBER & FEBRUARY – MAY
Earth Celebrations is a non-profit organization based on the Lower East Side of New York City engaging communities to generate ecological and social change through the arts. Internships are available to work on ECOLOGICAL CITY, applying our pioneering creative cultural organizing strategies on the Lower East Side of New York City to develop and bring climate resiliency and ecological sustainability solutions within the gardens, neighborhood and waterfront on the Lower East Side of New York City. Community residents collaborate with artists through workshops developing visual arts and performance projects exploring neighborhood sites and their climate solutions. Works are featured in a culminating theatrical pageant with a procession and 15 site performances throughout the neighborhood.
Seeking interns with skills, interest and background: civic engagement, community outreach, advocacy/activism, theatrical/arts/event production, logistics management, graphic and web design, social media, photography/video and interest in the arts, community organizing, environmental, urban planning activism and climate issues. 100 hour minimum time-commitment per semester Contact: Earth Celebrations (212) 777-7969 firstname.lastname@example.org / earthcelebrations.com
We invite students to apply for the spring semester student internship opportunities with Earth Celebrations a non-profit organization engaging communities to generate ecological and social change through the arts and our Ecological City: Cultural & Climate Solutions Action Project bringing together and celebrating climate solutions and ecological sustainability initiatives throughout the community gardens, neighborhood and waterfront on the Lower East Side of New York City .
Earth Celebrations has worked closely with NYU and Tisch Undergraduate Drama for over 25 years engaging students out our community-based art/theater for ecological and social change projects on the Lower East Side and downtown Manhattan. We have provided credit to your students in community and political theater as well as other programs and school at NYU including Steinhardt, Stern and Gallatin within the arts as well as environmental studies. I am also a graduate of Performance Studies MA at NYU Tisch, 1994 and was a speaker at the Climate Action conference at NYU in April on the Vulnerable Communities panel presenting on cultural organizing and arts for ecological change. https://tisch.nyu.edu/performance-studies/alumni/alumni-year/alumni-1994/felicia-young
There are many opportunities for NYU students and professors to engage on this initiative as interns, volunteers and participants.