Author Archives: Alicia Gomez

About Alicia Gomez

Hi! Come see me if you want to discuss career options in the Arts, Media, and Communications. I encourage students to reflect on their various interests and strengths when starting to explore possible career paths. I am available to chat about industry trends and practical skills while also sharing my own professional experiences, lessons learned, and insights.

Paid Digital Media Production Fellow Job on campus

Essential Functions:
The Communications and Marketing Fellowship Program is for students interested in media production and journalism that want to get hands-on experience creating content in a professional work environment. Fellows are assigned to teams and become experts in digital storytelling. They produce real work that is distributed to our large audience and leave with a strong portfolio.

General Responsibilities:
Digital Media Production Fellows spend their time creating videos and other forms of digital content including podcasting and VR for entities across the institution. This content can vary from short for social media segments for Instagram to long-form in-depth storytelling on a specific class or research project being promoted in the Middlebury Newsroom or MiddleburyMagazine.com.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
● A passion for storytelling through digital media
● Eager to contribute story ideas and new ways of thinking
● A strong understanding and active engagement on social media platforms
● Ability to work quickly and collaboratively with a fast-paced team
Experience:
● Experience with video editing software — preferably Adobe Premiere Pro
● Experience shooting video on smartphones, DSLR or Mirrorless cameras

Click here to learn more about this opportunity and to apply through the Student Employment Office!

Opportunities in Handshake!

  • Summer 2020 Financial Analyst Internship – Deadline date: March 20
  • Graphic Design and Marketing Intern – Deadline date: May 1
  • Summer Camp Journalism/Media Specialist – Deadline date: May 1
  • Summer 2020 Influencer Marketing Internship – Deadline date: May 1
  • Arts Administrative Internship 2020 – Deadline date: March 20
  • Content Distribution Digital Summer 2020 Internships – Deadline date: February 14
  • Marketing and Communications Intern – Deadline date: February 7
  • Kizuna Dance Administrative Intern – Deadline date: March 20
  • Imagination Stage 2020-2021 Professional Apprenticeship Program – Deadline date: March 1
  • Studio Institute Bloomberg Arts Mentor – Deadline date: April 5
  • Brooklyn Museum 2020 Summer Internship Program – Deadline date: February 16

Saint Louis Art Museum Summer Internships – Deadline date: March 1

The Saint Louis Art Museum is offering four full-time, paid summer internships in 2020.

All successful applicants will be exposed to the breadth of work taking place at the Museum. The internship is open to current graduate students and recent alumni (May 2020) of programs in art history or related fields and to undergraduate students who have completed at least two years of study in art history or related programs.

Interns will be placed within the division of Curatorial Affairs & Museum Programs and will work primarily for one of the seven curatorial departments or in Learning & Engagement. Some projects might support other active Museum groups such as collections, registration, or exhibitions. The departments in which interns may be placed include: • American Art • Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas • Ancient Mediterranean Art
• European Art to 1800 • Modern and Contemporary Art • Multigenerational Learning • Prints, Drawings and Photographs

Internship parameters: • Mandatory start date is Monday, June 15, 2020 (UPDATED) • Schedule is Monday through Friday, approximately 37.5 hours per week • Biweekly pay, at $12.25 per hour worked, no benefits or holiday pay • Internship concludes when intern completes 300 hours, approximately eight weeks

A complete application will include:

  • Cover letter addressing professional goals and indicating how this internship would support progress toward these goals
  • Resume/work experience (volunteer and paid)
  • Transcripts (unofficial is acceptable)
  • Language skills (specify reading, writing, speaking levels of fluency)
  • Three references (include name, title, affiliation, email address, and phone number for each reference; at least two must be a professor or academic advisor; one may be a personal or professional reference)
  • Writing sample (academic text that must include footnotes/citations and bibliography)
  • PLEASE UPLOAD ALL REQUIRED MATERIALS AS A SINGLE PDF FILE

To apply, candidates will fill out a general internship application online. Candidates will be considered for specific projects based on qualifications and project needs.

Deadline to submit complete applications: Sunday, March 1st, 2020 by 11:59 pm CST Applicants will be notified in mid-April if they are finalists for an internship.

For any questions regarding the program, specific projects, or the application, please contact Kalina Irving Senior Administrative Assistant, Curatorial Affairs & Museum Programs, by email: kalina.irving@slam.org.

Click here to apply!

Career Conversation with Writer, Director and Entrepreneur Ryan Koo ’03 – Wednesday, January 22

Ryan Koo is the writer and director of AMATEUR, a 2018 Netflix Original Film and a Sundance Screenwriters Lab selection. Koo won the Webby Award for Best Drama Series and was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Film for his web series THE WEST SIDE. He is also the Founder and CEO of the popular filmmaking website No Film School.

Please join us for a Career Conversation with Ryan Koo to discuss his career journey, lessons learned, skills needed to succeed in this business, and advice on how to get started in the industry!

Date: Wednesday, January 22

Time: 1pm-2pm

Location: CCI Library (Adirondack House)

Lunch will be provided!

Click here to RSVP in Handshake!

Future Now Leadership Talk and Networking event February 5 in NYC

Date: Wednesday, February 5
Time: 6:30pm- 8:30pm
Location: The Sheen Center, 18 Bleeker Street, Studio B, NYC

Gabriella Mirabelli, Executive Vice President, Consumer Insights & Brand Strategy, Valence Media, a media company comprised of Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, Dick Clark Productions, MRC media and stakes in various other media ventures. ​

Gabriella will share about her career journey as an entrepreneur, running an Emmy Award winning creative agency; a fine artist; and podcaster; and her latest leap into a corporate career.

REGISTER NOW
STUDENTS REGISTER FOR FREE until 1/31.
Use password: FN2020

COLE FELLOWSHIP 2020-2021 | Call for Applicants

The Thomas Cole National Historic Site (TCNHS) is now reviewing applications for the Cole fellowship, a one-year, residential fellowship at the Thomas Cole National Historic site. Fellows participate in the research and interpretation of the work, home, and studios of the artist, Thomas Cole (1801 – 1848). Four candidates are invited to join the site June 3, 2020 – May 23, 2021. Applications will be accepted through February 10, 2020, with priority given to those received before or on JANUARY 24, 2020.

The Thomas Cole National Historic Site (TCNHS) preserves and interprets the home and studios of Thomas Cole, the founder of the Hudson River School of painting, the nation’s first art movement. Cole’s profound influence on America’s cultural landscape inspires us to engage broad audiences through programs and exhibitions that are relevant today.

Through a combination of research, interpretation, and hands-on projects, Cole Fellows conduct significant research and gain professional museum experience. Selected candidates are provided the opportunity to:

  • Conduct in-depth research that leads to a major project and /or paper based on their work.
  • Attend an intensive one-week seminar with the leading Cole scholar and Professor, Dr. Alan Wallach.
  • Lead tours of the historic site, galleries, and have full engagement in interpretive programming.
  • Work closely with the Curator, and other TCNHS staff on projects that may include collection care and research, exhibition planning, educational programming, and special events.
  • Participate in various events and site-wide staff meetings to learn about the structural, strategic, and creative decisions involved in the day-to-day operations of a historic artists’ house museum.
  • Attend monthly field trips and site visits to museums and cultural venues; benefit from professional development opportunities including resume review and next step planning based on individual career goals.

Additional Compensation: Free shared housing on-site in a fully furnished house with private bedrooms. Electric, water, heat, internet, and garbage removal is provided, along with a monthly stipend of $500.

Qualifications: TCNHS seeks self-motivated recent graduates, graduating college seniors, and graduate students who have expressed a commitment to pursue careers in history, art, museums, material culture, decorative arts, collection and exhibition management, and/or education. Applicants should be flexible, organized, energetic, have a passion for art and ideas, and an affinity for working with the public. A car is helpful, but not required.  Participation for the entire program is required. The work-week in season is Wednesday-Sunday.

APPLICATIONS will be accepted through February 10, 2020, with priority given to those received before or on JANUARY 24, 2020.

Applications must include:

  • Brief letter of introduction describing your interest in the Fellowship and career goals
  • Resume
  • References – Include the names and full contact information for 3 people (professors, teachers, and/or employers only)
  • Writing sample (2 to 5 pages MAX please)

Click here to learn more about this opportunity and to apply!