Greenwich Village, NYC 646-368-5623

A space for artists and writers to create, present, and archive hard-to-categorize work of spectacular originality in all media, and find additional appreciation for it in the wider world.

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Internships


INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS in the following areas:

Performance Video Production; Photography; Web Design / Marketing; Graphic Design/Illustration; Video Editor; Artis Administrator; Publicist; Musician/Sound Technician; Librarian/Cataloger / Archivist.

These internships are available only to currently enrolled students, through the Internship Office of an accredited college or high school. You will work on your own laptop, but you'll save to our external drives. No pay, but flexible schedule, college dredit, Artist's Page or link to your own site, free lunch with staff and great conversation.
Positions can be, and ideally will be, combined.

1. PERFORMANCE VIDEO PRODUCTION & EDITING INTERNSHIP

Assist in ongoing series of digital interviews, plus remastering performance video history tapes. Highly skilled in Final Cut Pro. Fluent on MAC platform. Familiar with DVD Studio Pro helpful.

2. PHOTOGRAPHYcGeneral assistance with simple, portable lighting set-ups for color and b&w shoots, black and white darkroom work, general studio, business development, gallery liaison and office chores. MAC, Photoshop, and other computer skills a must. Digital retouch and compostiting.

3. WEB DESIGN / WEB MARKETING

There are two sites, emedialoft.com and emedialoft.org, and many add-on domains which need extensive work, redevelopment, and updating. You will be working with a co-director, who will provide the material and oversee the content and approve design of the site. Familiarity with WordPress, Dreamweaver very helpful. Proper web protocols, including search-engine requirements, HTML, MAC platform, and ftp uploading skills are required.

4. GRAPHIC DESIGN

Artists' Books, CD and DVD covers and labels, brochures, ads, catalogs, layout, retouching, etc. Familiar with Photoshop and InDesign.

5. VIDEO EDITOR / ANIMATOR / WEBCASTER / DVD & CD PUBLISHER / MEDIA HANDLER

Familiar with animation techniques and programs, and with outputting to digital and web formats. Highly skilled in Final Cut Pro. Familiar with DVD Studio Pro and MAC. Ability to compress video and audio files and upload to Mimeo, YouTube, etc. Interest in interactive web projects a plus. Flexibility with other duties.

6. MUSICIAN / AUDIO TECHNICIAN

Various duties related to sound production, engineering, editing and transfer of analog to digital formats.

7. OFFICE ASSISTANT / AGENT / BUSINESS MANAGER / PUBLICIST / PRESS AGENT / ARTS ADMINISTRATOR

Interest in art and media, combined with business skills. Help promote, develop, advertise, publicize and run facility. Enjoy meeting people, possibly attend networking events and act as liaison to galleries and other organizations. Ability to follow directions as given; punctuality; reliability; intelligence; great language skills in English. German also helpful but not necessary.

8. STUDIO ART ASSISTANT

A student with some familiarity with one or more of the above, who wants to work in an environment of both independent creativity and commercial art-related business. Flexible, energetic, punctual, reliable, smart, willing to do the small tasks that are the necessary foundation for everything else to function. Art handling, framing, hanging ability and light carpentry skills a plus. A good internship for student in any Art or Business Department, and especially for a student in Curatorial Studies.

9. LIBRARIAN / CATALOGER / ARCHIVIST

For small, growing library of Artists' Books, Art, Photography, Printmaking, Antique Architecture and Engineering Books, Literature, and Artists' Archives. Flexible, energetic, excellent command of English, responsible. Some experience or training in library methods a plus. Ability to follow directions exactly is required.

TO APPLY:

TO APPLY BY EMAIL PLEASE PUT "INTERNSHIP" IN THE SUBJECT LINE.
In the body, please state your field (or fields) of interest, schedule of availability, skills, contact information, school name and department, name and email address of one professor who might be contacted about your skills. No attachments, but links are OK.
You may also apply by snail mail or telephone.