Literary Arts seeks two interns to assist at @Literary Arts events at our downtown center. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Internships are four months, from January – April, 2017. These internships will provide practical, hands-on experience in the areas of non-profit arts administration, event production and planning, sound recording and editing, and writing for social media.
Literary Arts is a community based non-profit. Our mission is to engage readers, support writers, and inspire the next generation with great literature. @Literary Arts events are free literary events at our downtown literary center at 925 SW Washington, often produced in collaboration with other organizations. In the past year, we’ve partnered with organizations like PDX Jazz, Unchaste Readers, Oregon Symphony and Milagro Theater to present readings, panel discussions and other literary events.
SCHEDULE: January – April, 2017 on the following dates:
(event intern hours are 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., with the exception of January 26th, which has hours of 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.)
Assist with set up and execution of approximately 6 literary events at the Literary Arts center in downtown Portland
Take photographs during events
Write blog postings after events
Post to Instagram and Twitter during events
COMPENSATION: We offer paid internships to students eligible for work/study; we are also happy to work with students who are able to earn credits. We also offer tickets to Literary Arts events (as available).
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, December 12th.
HOW TO APPLY:
Email submissions only. No phone calls please.
To apply, email a resume and cover letter to Susan Moore, firstname.lastname@example.org
In your cover letter: tell us a bit about yourself and your education and/or career goals. Tell us of your interest in and qualifications for the internship.
Describe your goals for the internship, including what you hope to gain from it.
Contact Susan Moore for more information, email@example.com
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