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Arts Specialty Bulletin, November 21, 2011


  1. Did you know?There are 96 paid internships in the Nationwide Internship Consortium as of Nov. 21, 2011, including the following:
    1. POST-BAC Only:  2011-2012 Professional Internships and Fellowships Program – Shakespeare Theatre Company at the Harman Center for the Arts
    2. Art Intern – the Peggy Guggenheim Collection
    3. Communications Intern – American Institute of Architects – San Francisco
  2. APPLICATION DEADLINE:  DECEMBER 1, 2011. ASME Summer 2012 Internship for College Juniors  (http://www.magazine.org/asme/internships/aboutinternship/index.aspx)
  3. Performers Without Borders (PWB) (http://www.performerswithoutborders.org.uk/index.html)
  4. Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship from the Academy of Television Arts & Science Foundation (http://www.emmysfoundation.org/how-apply-1)
  5. Urban Prep Fellows Program (http://www.urbanprep.org/fellows/)
  6. Look at what is listed in DartBoard under the Job Search tab:
    1. Summer Counselor – Beam Camp, Strafford, NH (http://www.beamcamp.com/staff-application/)
    2. Marketing and Editorial Intern – Journly (http://journly.com/)
  7. Turning Interests into Jobs – Student Stories (http://www.collegeboard.com/student/csearch/majors_careers/229.html)

1.  Did you know? There are 96 paid internships in the Nationwide Internship Consortium as of Nov. 21, 2011.  So, wherever you are in your degree path, there is something for you,  including the following:

So… log into DartBoard & NIC to see what else is available!

2.  APPLICATION DEADLINE:  DECEMBER 1, 2011. ASME Summer 2012 Internship for College Juniors (http://www.magazine.org/asme/internships/aboutinternship/index.aspx)Applicants must have completed their junior year of college by June 2012. Only full-time students with a grade point average of at least 3.0 within their major will be considered for an internship.  For nearly 50 years, the American Society of Magazine Editors has sponsored the Magazine Internship Program—a ten-week program for rising college seniors at magazines in New York and Washington. Since the program was founded in 1967, some 1,800 college students have worked as ASME interns. Nearly 250 have gone on to successful careers in print and electronic journalism.

3. Performers Without Borders (PWB) (http://www.performerswithoutborders.org.uk/index.html).  PWB works towards giving vulnerable children the opportunity to explore their potential. We understand that, through teaching performance skills an individual’s learning, creativity and team working skills are developed. Further, it helps to build confidence, develop empowerment and overcome social barriers. PWB’s methodology of following the tradition of travelling show, and the principle of fostering long-term relationships, is ideal in not only engaging children, but also ensuring community trust in the project

Contact:  info@performerswithoutborders.org.uk

4.  Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship from the Academy of Television Arts & Science Foundation (http://www.emmysfoundation.org/how-apply-1)  The scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students (Masters or Ph.D.) of accredited colleges or universities. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment—through coursework or experience—to any combination of at least two of the following fields:

  • early childhood education
  • child development/child psychology
  • film/television production
  • music
  • animation
  • production of cross-platform entertainment

Applicant must have the ultimate goal of working in children’s media. Particular attention will be given to applicants from inner city or rural communities.

5.  Urban Prep Fellows Program (http://www.urbanprep.org/fellows/) The Urban Prep Fellows Program brings exceptional recent college graduates to serve full-time in a unique role as in-school mentors, tutors, and advocates for high school students at Urban Prep Academies. UP Fellows teach, but not in the traditional sense; rather than controlling a classroom and multiple classes of students, Urban Prep Fellows focus on the total academic achievement of just twenty-five students

6.  Look at what is listed in DartBoard under the Job Search tab:

A. Summer Counselor – Beam Camp, Strafford, NH (http://www.beamcamp.com/staff-application/) Beam is a summer camp in Strafford, NH for the fine and manual arts where each summer campers aged 7-17 collaborate on a spectacular project. Our mission is to help kids explore what it means to make things with their own bodies and brains and how that kind of creativity is relevant and applicable to everything in their lives. They transform ideas into artifacts and personal achievement into community success. They also have a lot of fun. (log into DartBoard to find out more info)

B. Marketing and Editorial Intern – Journly (http://journly.com/) Journly is a social travel startup recently started by two Stanford grads, based in Palo Alto, CA. We make it easy to share and discover places, so you know where to go, where to eat, where to dance. We are looking for a talented writer and passionate traveler to help us with marketing, social media and outreach. (log into DartBoard to find our more info)

C. BEAM SEEKS PROPOSALS FOR 2012 PROJECTS Calling all Engineers, Architects, Designers, Sculptors, Builders, Chefs, Agriculturists, Videographers, Technologists, Artists and Makers of all kinds.  (http://www.beamcamp.com/project-proposal/).  You supply the plan and vision. We’ll supply 100+ energetic campers and staff and 700+ acres of forest, mountain and lakes as studio, canvas and workshop. Submit your proposal today to be one of Beam’s 2012 Project Masters. Deadline for submission:  DECEMBER 31, 2011

7.  Turning Interests into Jobs – Student Stories (http://www.collegeboard.com/student/csearch/majors_careers/229.html) You could spend hours or even years thinking about what you want to do—and discover that your career was right under your nose the whole time. Things you like doing right now may lead to the best jobs. Check out the student stories at the website above:

  1. Jack:  The Artist
  2. Jill:  The Engineer

Not sure what your interests are?  Come to Career Services to take the Strong Interest Inventory and have a discussion with a Career Advisor.

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