Internship Placements in the Arts Fall 2013
Office of Experiential Learning & Community EngagementInternship Program Roosevelt 139 401-874-2160 email@example.com http://web.uri.edu/experience/internships/
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UNITED STATES! HERE IS A LIST OF RECENTLY POSTED INTERNSHIP PLACEMENTS FROM RHODYNET. **IF YOU CAN’T FIND ONE THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU, CREATE YOUR OWNWE CAN HELP YOU BUILD YOUR IDEAL INTERNSHIP!
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES POSTED IN RHODYNET THIS SEMESTER!
TO ACCESS RHODYNET PLEASE VISIT: HTTP://CAREER.URI.EDU/ TO CREATE AN ACCOUNT AND EASILY CONNECT WITH EMPLOYERS, AS WELL AS CAREER MENTORS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR ON –CAMPUS INTERVIEWS.
POSTINGS FROM SEPTEMBER 2013 UNTIL NOW CAN BE FOUND ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES. WE HAVE ORGANIZED THEM INTO GENERAL CATEGORIES:
WRITING, EDITING & ART GRAPHIC DESIGN MUSEUMS & HISTORICAL RESEARCH
WE ALSO ENCOURAGE YOU TO CHECK OUT THE OTHER “BY MAJOR” ISSUU RESOURCES, AS YOU MAY FIND SOMETHING THAT INTERESTS YOU!
RHODE ISLAND MONTHLY WWW.RIMONTHLY.COM
ART + PRODUCTION INTERN Internship Description: The art and production internship at Rhode Island Monthly is an opportunity to experience working in an art and production department at a successful magazine. The intern works on sell sheets, signage, web promotions, and other materials for the marketing department and magazine events, both for Rhode Island Monthly magazine and its affiliated publications such as Engaged, Home Design, and others. The intern gains experience in helping to create a unified look for the Rhode Island Monthly brand, under the tutelage of experienced designers. The intern also helps with other projects at the magazine as needed, including production department assistance, and assisting art directors by gathering art and photo research. Qualifications: A graphic design background, including basic familiarity with the Adobe CS5 Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.), is required. • Hours Per Week: 10 • Wage/ Salary: n/a Application Instructions: To apply, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Art and Production Intern." Attach your resume and cover letter and include a link to an online design portfolio if you have one. The hours of the internship can be fit into a studen 717 Allens Avenue Providence, RI 401-649-4818 • email@example.com To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 13711 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.
WATERFIRE PROVIDENCE WWW.WATERFIRE.ORG
ARTS & RESEARCH INTERNSHIP Internship Description: WaterFire is first and foremost a evolving artistic expression that tries to greet its visitors with something new each and every time they visit. To accomplish that a lot of thought and effort goes into preparing each event and the performance pieces within them. It is a broad and allencompassing task to accomplish and WaterFire is currently looking for Intern to help with this effort. This Intern would be involved in all aspects of the event for the purpose of learning not only how a public art organization operates but also how we can collectively communicate our message and vision. They would get experience in marketing, graphic design; grant making, production, artic expression, and merchandising. If you are looking for Internship where you get to touch all parts of an organization and learn about managing the big picture look no further. Responsibilities: •Produce promotional material capturing the experiences of the WaterFire Patrons •Research and strategize projects with the WaterFire Production Staff
•Assist in the management of the merchandizing and Fundraising efforts of WaterFire •Work closely with the lead graphic artist in creation of new press material summarizing WaterFire’s impact on the community. •Assist in fundraising and grant making activities Qualifications: •Good communication skills •Good Knowledge of use of Mac/PC Platform •Experience working with Graphic Design Software such as Microsoft Publisher, Adobe Illustrator, and InDesign. •Have an interest in taking on artistic and feasibility research for special projects during events •Have understanding of grant making and foundation research for fundraising efforts •Interested in using Social Media as a tool including Facebook, Twitter, and Four Square •Have general business sense and ability to organize merchandise supply •Have a valid driver’s license •Have a sense of Humor • Hours Per Week: 15-30 • Wage/ Salary: Unpaid Application Instructions: Please email cover letter and resume to Alex Brinckerhoff at firstname.lastname@example.org and/or call 401-273-1155 x171 101 Regent Avenue Providence, RI 401-273-1155 x171 • email@example.com To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 8423 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.
GRAPHIC DESIGN TO VIEW THESE POSTINGS, PLEASE SEE THE TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE AT HTTP://WWW.URI.EDU/INTERNSHIPS/EXPLORE
MUSEUMS & HISTORICAL RESEARCH
THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION WWW.AMERICANILLUSTRATION.ORG
ART MUSEUM INTERNSHIP: FALL 2013 - SPRING 2014 Internship Description: (6-18 hours per week, Fridays 10:45-5:00 and variable other hours) The internship position is for assisting with admissions and gift shop operations at the NMAI during the Fall 2013 semester, and/or Winter break and 2014 Spring Semester. Consideration for continuing the internship through the summer months and assisting in museum office operations will be given to interns interested in doing so. The ideal candidate will have enthusiasm and a strong interest in art, art history, and illustration. Given the variety of tasks taking place within the Museum, applicants from many areas of scholastic concentration, not solely-art related, are encouraged to apply. Qualifications: Must be comfortable working with the public and on a team in a fast-paced environment, available Friday afternoons, and posses a flexible schedule. Familiarity w/Macintosh, MS Office, and Adobe Creative Suite preferred but not required. • Hours Per Week: 18-Jun • Wage/ Salary: min. wage Application Instructions: Mail ASAP letter of interest, resume, academic writing sample (3 page minimum) and three letters of recommendation to: Intern Coordinator National Museum of American Illustration 492 Bellevue Avenue Newport, RI 02840 Or email to: Art@Ameri 492 Bellevue Avenue Newport, RI 4018518949 • firstname.lastname@example.org To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 13697 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.
EARNING CREDIT: You may have more than one option for receiving experiential credit. To identify these options, please check out:
**Please meet with your academic advisor before making a final decision regarding which option is best for you.
EARNING ITR302/304 CREDIT THROUGH THE URI OFFICE OF EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: If the best fit for you is earning free elective credits through the URI Office of Experiential Learning and Community Engagement - Internship Program, here is our program informationâ€Ś
OFFICE OF EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT- INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Internship Program Information We provide academic credit for quality internship opportunities in nearly any field anywhere in the US Students can choose to pursue an internship from our established placements or may design their own Students may participate in paid and unpaid internships for academic credit
Student Requirements 2.5 GPA or higher Minimum 60 credits prior to internship Available free elective credit â€“ student should meet with an academic advisor to confirm credits Good academic and social standing
Important Dates Students should begin the internship search the semester before they plan to intern Internships should be finalized two weeks before the semester begins
Hours and Credits Earn FREE ELECTIVE credits for ITR 302 (field experience) and ITR 304 (seminar) Students earn PASS/FAIL credit for their field experience (3,6, 9, or 12 credits) Students will enroll in a 3-credit seminar offered in class or online Seminar focuses on the internâ€™s learning experience as well as professional and career development, making the connection between academic background and practical experience.
Summer Internship Hours (10 Weeks) 3 Credits 100 Hours Total 10 hours per week 6 Credits 200 Hours Total 20 hours per week 9 Credits 300 Hours Total 30 hours per week 12 Credits 400 Hours Total 40 hours per week + 3 Credits for the Internship Seminar
Fall/Spring Internship Hours (13 Weeks) 3 Credits 104 Hours Total 9 hours per week 6 Credits 210 Hours Total 16 hours per week 9 Credits 315 Hours Total 24 hours per week 12 Credits 420 Hours Total 32 hours per week + 3 Credits for the Internship Seminar
Tuition Reduced tuition for summer internships! Fall & Spring internship tuition is the same as class tuition Please see Enrollment Services (Green Hall) to discuss financial aid
Important: Please do not sign any paperwork given to you by your internship placement site. Please bring all documents given to you by your placement site to the internship office to be reviewed by a staff member.
The Washington Center Program 15-credit internships available in Washington DC through The Washington Center (www.twc.edu) TWC has an earlier deadline and a different application procedure. Please speak with an intern advisor for further details.
INTERNSHIP STEP-BY-STEP 1 ___ Complete an online application NOW: http://web.uri.edu/experience/welcome-to-rhody-link/ By completing the online application you will receive weekly e-mails of new internship listings! 2 ___ Attend an Information Session held every weekday at 1:00 in the Roosevelt Hall 1st Floor Lounge 3 ___ Meet with an academic advisor to determine your amount of available free elective credits 4 ___ Start the search for your Internship RhodyNet – Internship & Job Search Database http://career.uri.edu to register and/or access your account. Click on the “Student” RhodyNet Oval in the top left corner of the page. www.internships.com – Visit www.internships.com to register or visit the University of Rhode Island Welcome Page: http://www.internships.com/welcome/universityofrhodeisland o Click on “Sign Up for Free” in the upper right hand corner of any page. o Complete the form by entering your first and last name, email, and create a password. o Make sure to select our school location and school name from the My Profile area under “Education” once you have registered. Internship Website- Check out internship opportunities by major: http://web.uri.edu/experience/internships-by-major/ Internship Advisors –Internship advisors are available to assist you with your search. Searching on your own – Network! Consider personal contacts (family, friends, peers, professors, etc.), visit specific agency websites, explore job search resources: o National Internship Search Engines: www.internshipprograms.com, www.job-hunt.org, www.internweb.com, www.internjobs.com, www.collegegrad.com (be sure to use the advanced search feature & select internships only), www.bigapplehead.com (internship search engine for students looking to intern in Boston, New York, and Washington D.C.) o Explore the major job search resources: www.monster.com, www.careerbuilder.com, www.hotjobs.com, www.google.com, www.yellowpages.com, www.craigslist.com 5 ___ Apply/Interview for positions and ask yourself: Is this an opportunity that will help me further my career goals? Could I learn from and work well with this supervisor? Does this environment suit my personality and will I enhance my skills? Do I feel safe in this environment? Will I have an adequate amount of work to do and will I enjoy the work? Do I agree with the goals and mission of the agency? Am I selecting this internship for the right reasons? 6 ___ Accept an internship position and ask your placement supervisor to complete the Supervisor Paperwork (Can be found in our office and on the “Forms” section of our website) 7 ___ Make an appointment to meet with an Internship Advisor. Appointment can be made in 122 Roosevelt Hall or call 874-2160. *Your completed supervisor paperwork must be submitted PRIOR to this meeting* Advisement: Discuss career plan, academic plan, credit options, receive help, etc. Registration: Receive permission numbers/paperwork to register for credits/seminar