MEDIA CONTENT CREATOR INTERNSHIP (writers, photographers, videographers):

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Rubin Museum of Art
150 W 17th Street
New York, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Commitment: Approximately 8-16 hours/week
Semesters: Spring, Summer, Fall or full academic year
Positions Available: 1-2
Academic Level: Mature undergraduate, recent graduate, or graduate student

Description: Digital Content Manager is seeking a hard-working, enthusiastic, Content Creators for Spring 2014. Duties include building articles, conducting research and interviews, assisting with social media, and writing at least one piece per week of original content for the site. There is ample opportunity to pitch stories and work closely with the small staff. Photography and/or videography skills also desired, but not required.

To Apply: Send resume and letter of interest to: volunteersandinterns@rmanyc.org. In the subject headline, note “Media Content Internship.”

Rubin Museum of Art Overview:
Rubin Museum of Art is home to a comprehensive collection of art from the Himalayas and surrounding regions. Through changing exhibitions and an array of engaging public programs, the Rubin Museum offers opportunities to explore the artistic legacy of the Himalayan region and to appreciate its place in the context of world cultures. For more information, please visit: www.rmanyc.org

Intern Activities:
Interns in all museum departments are invited to participate in several group activities per semester:
• Brown-bag lunches: staff guests discuss their jobs as well as their educational, professional, and artistic backgrounds allowing interns to learn about various museum departments and careers.
• Private tours of NYC cultural organizations: these trips are designed to expose interns to the broader New York City arts world, as well as the field of Himalayan studies. Past tours have included: Asia Society, ICP, Latse Contemporary Tibetan Cultural Library, and CUE Art Foundation.

Intern Benefits:
All internships are unpaid. Academic requirements may be fulfilled by arrangement with the individual college or university. Rubin Museum interns receive the following benefits:
• Free admission at museums across the country
• 25% discount on most items at Serai, the Rubin Museum's shop and café
• Free admission to Rubin Museum programs when/if available
• Invitation to an annual appreciation event

How to apply:
Applicants are encouraged to apply for up to three internships (descriptions follow). Please write a one-page cover letter which specifies (1) which internships you are applying for, (2) your relevant qualifications, (3) your interest in the Rubin Museum of Art, and (4) your availability (days/times).

Please email your resume and cover letter to:
Racquel Dwomoh
Coordinator, Internship Program
Rubin Museum of Art
volunteersandinterns@rmanyc.org


Requirements

Candidates must have previous journalism experience, be highly organized, and able to work independently. Candidates are ideally outgoing personalities, with excellent interpersonal skills. Interests might include: Buddhism, alternative medicine, visual arts, food, wellness, and museums. Links to previous work samples should be included in the cover letter.

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