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Artist Assistant/Intern

Morehshin Allahyari, Research Artist in residence at Eyebeam in New York City, is looking for an Artist Assistant/Intern to help with organizing/administrative jobs, some website updating, video editing, and research projects.
Qualifications: Must know Adobe photoshop, basic HTML, Adobe Premier, and be interested in research.
Compensation type: Meals Salary/Wage: Meals, plus a $100 honorarium at the end of the term.
Hours Per Week: 15
Application Deadline: Feb 24, 2017
Contact: morehshin@gmail.com

Ursula Endlicher, Project Resident at Eyebeam, is seeking Artist Assistant/Intern for data performance/installation development.
Qualification: Should have one (or more) of these skills: video editing, 3D printing, PR writing skills, basic Web coding, experience with theater lighting, performance or event organization.
Hours Per Week: in the beginning 5 hours/week, possibly more hrs needed starting March.
Application Deadline: Feb 24, 2017
Contact: ue@ursenal.net

Macon Reed, Research Artist in Residency at Eyebeam in New York, is looking for an Artist Assistant/Intern to help with organizing/administrative jobs, some website updating, photo and video editing, research projects, and possibly sculpture creation in studio.
Qualifications: Must know Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier, and be interested in research. Experience painting and with simple sculpture fabrication methods a plus but not required.
Compensation: Mentoring in the form of assistance/ feedback with applications for graduate studies, residencies, grants, cover letters, letters of recommendation, etc. when appropriate; Participation in Eyebeam community and semi-public and private events and field trips; Meals and $100 honorarium at the end of the term.
Hours Per Week: 8-15
Application Deadline: Feb 24, 2017
Contact: swapmeetproject@gmail.com

 

The Program Intern will support the Program Manager with administrative and production tasks. A good candidate will be detail-oriented and capable of self-management. They should be able to use office software, word processing, spreadsheet analysis and database management.

Responsibilities and tasks include (vary depending on the time of the year)

project management, production and implementation for public and nonpublic events and exhibitions
Artist and resident management and coordination
Working closely with the residents in developing their practice and projects
Actively bringing people together and building networks
Liaising between direction, communication, programs and development
Outreach to curators and experts for studio visits and potential partnership
mailings and errands

The following qualifications are desired:

Ability to multi-task, work independently, and take initiative
Ability to maintain confidentiality of all aspects of job responsibilities
Highly organized with excellent research skills and attention to detail
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
Passion for creative practices, including contemporary art, emerging technology, and social design

 

Eyebeam seeks Media Interns. The intern will work closely with the Communications Manager to create digital content for publication across our platforms—they will need a good eye and strong editorial sense. Tasks may include the creation of interviews (in text and multimedia) of notable alums for our Stop Work! platform, the continual maintenance of social media to connect to our audiences, . Eyebeam encourages interns to be creative about advancing our mission through storytelling: how best could we redefine technology through artistic practice, together?

The following qualifications are desired:

photography and videography experience
an interest in new storytelling modes like VR and data visualization
editing experience (especially relating to art, technology, design or culture)
fluency with social media
curiosity about Eyebeam’s history and future
experience with administration and an office environment

 

Eyebeam seeks one Communications Intern. The intern will work closely with the Communications Manager to develop a range of archival investigations, digital content, with the possibility of publication development. This opportunity will engage a full range of marketing skills, but the emphasis is on developing content—both multimedia and written—for Eyebeam’s multiple platforms. It’s a great opportunity to grow storytelling skills that are digital-first.

Tasks may include:

the fortification of Eyebeam’s relationship to the press
the creation of press releases, blog posts and public-facing reports
the continual maintenance social media to connect to our audiences
cultivation of our alum and supporter lists through creative email marketing
creating content (recorded interviews and blogposts) about Eyebeam’s incredible
roster of current residents and alums.

Qualifications include:

an ability to write for multiple lengths, contexts and audiences
an interest in art criticism, technology news
experience with administration and an office environment
a capable editorial hand
fluency with social media
curiosity about Eyebeam’s storied history, and incredible archives

 

The Creative Technology Intern will work directly with the Creative Tech Manager to maintain and operate various digital fabrication machines at Eyebeam. Additional, this person will help to organize and schedule equipment use for all creative residents.

Favorable qualifications:

Eagerness to learn
Highly organized
Self-direct
Problem solver
Working experience with various digital fabrication technologies (laser cutter, 3D printers, CNC)
Experience with woodworking (safety practices, hand tools, power tools, joinery methods)
Experience with audio and video equipment

 

 

This Development internship will give the intern valuable, real-world experience in the nuts & bolts of nonprofit development, within a highly-respected institution. Well-suited candidates should have an interest in nonprofit management, and will work directly with the organization’s Director. The intern may be expected to:

Identify, research and contact potential donors, including corporations, foundations, and individuals;
Assist in creating materials needed for donor solicitation, including letters, electronic presentations, and informational packets;
Maintain database with donor and prospect information;
Special events planning, outreach and communications;
Assist in preparing project budgets and proposals
Assist in preparing materials for the board

Qualifications:

Ability to multi-task, work independently, and take initiative
Ability to maintain confidentiality of all aspects of job responsibilities
Highly organized with excellent research skills and attention to detail
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
Passion for creative practices, including contemporary art, emerging technology, and social design