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Internship Opportunity: Margaret Mead Film Festival

Winter-Spring 2020: Public Programs / Margaret Mead Film Festival Internship: 
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.  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 evening and/or weekend programs per month (at least 4/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.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Intern tasks include but are not limited to: general office and administrative support; film research and pre-screening; composing/designing and distributing flyers and posters on Adobe InDesign; preparing supplies and signage for programs; researching outreach opportunities; answering phone calls; crafting education projects; preparing assets for web postings; program set-up, break down, and facilitation; and assisting with marketing/publicity.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Current college or graduate students, preferably with arts, museum studies, social science or media degrees. Must be reliable, organized and positive. Must have deep knowledge of Excel and Word and a familiarity with Adobe InDesign. Arts/technology knowledge, and knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, a plus.
TO APPLY:
Send a resume, cover letter, and your availability as a single PDF attachment to: Public Programs (publicprograms@amnh.org), subject line “Winter-Spring 2020: Public Programs / Margaret Mead Film Festival Internship.

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