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Historic New England: The Planning for Resiliency – Paid Internships -Information Session Wednesday, March 20 at 7pm

The Planning for Resiliency Cohort will include a Design Intern, Ecology Intern, and GIS intern. All three interns will work with the leadership at Historic New England as a cohort to undertake the second phase of a project titled Planning for Resiliency. Cohort of three interns will complete an integrated project addressing climate-driven threats at four seventeenth-century museum properties in Newbury, Mass.

Emma McDonagh ’19, who worked on the Planning for Resiliency Project in summer 2018, will discuss her internship experience.

Date: Wednesday, March 20

Location: CCI- Adirondack House

Time: 7pm

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Printshop Internships – Deadline date: 4/1

Interns are involved in all activities at the Printshop—the largest and oldest openly accessible printmaking studio in New York City. The Printshop’s busy studios host 140 artists in residence, 30 classes and workshops each year, several exhibitions, lectures and artists’ talks, and the Printshop participates in the annual New York Print Week and Editions/Artists’ Books Fair.

The Printshop’s internships offer opportunities to learn and hone printmaking skills, gain collaborating experience, meet exciting artists and instructors, learn about contemporary art, get an insider’s perspective on the New York City contemporary art community, and help produce new cutting-edge artwork that often pushes the boundaries of traditional printmaking.

Internships are available throughout the year. Interns are expected to have some working knowledge of printmaking, or a demonstrable interest. Regular attendance and a commitment to the program are required.

Part-time internships are unpaid, but students can receive academic credit or use our spacious and well-equipped studio in exchange for their donated time.

Click here to learn more about these internships and to apply before the April 1 deadline date!

Check out these great upcoming events happening on campus this week!

Sonia Shechet Epstein ’09, specializes in the intersection of science and cinema. At the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, New York, she runs the Sloan Science & Film initiative which is comprised of a website publishing writing about film from a scientific angle, commissioning scientists on film, and producing educational materials. Also at the Museum, Sonia curates an ongoing film series that brings scientists and filmmakers together for conversation following screenings of rarely seen films.
In her presentation, Sonia will use film clips to illustrate a fascinating talk about the history of documentary science films from the invention of the moving image to the present, and will provide a critical framework to think about what makes a good science film.

Website: Sloan Science & Film (scienceandfilm.org)
Sponsored by the Neuroscience Program and Film and Media Culture

 

WHEN Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 12:30 – 1:30pm
WHERE McCardell Bicentennial Hall 216
  (Lunch provided at 12:15pm)

 

Works of hand drawn animations from Studio Art courses ART 185 and ART 200 will be screened along with a concert performance by Raumshiff Engelmayer.
Raumschiff EngelMayer is a multifaceted musician who will be working along with the students finalizing their drawing animations. The resulting animations will be a part of his live concert.

WHEN Thursday, November 29, 2018, 7 – 9pm
WHERE Twilight Auditorium 101

NEW Henry Sheldon Museum Internship opportunities – Deadline date: Friday, October 12

Museum Assistant Internship Description

The Sheldon Museum, a historic museum that offers a diverse, in-depth look at the history and art of the Mid-Lake Champlain region of Vermont, seeks a student to work with the Executive Director and Associate Director on a variety of projects related to museum collections, current exhibits, and marketing (primarily assisting with all social media-related efforts and keeping the website current). Projects may include: helping with the installation and events management for new exhibits; mounting small displays from the Sheldon Museum’s permanent collection, revising/creating signage and labels in the museum and updating the hands-on education gallery. The Intern will also be involved with visitor services (working at the front desk on occasion), and offer administrative support related to membership and fundraising.

Interest in history and art and current skills in social networking, Face Book, Twitter, and Instagram are helpful, as well as knowledge of website development and maintenance. The Sheldon prefers current freshman, sophomore, and junior applicants.

Approximately 4 hours/week, sometime during the hours 9 AM – 5 PM during Museum hours, Tues-Fri 9AM – 5 PM

This internship offers the intern with an understanding of what working in a small museum is all about. Click here to apply!

Archival Assistant Internship Description

The Sheldon Museum’s Stewart-Swift Research Center is an archival repository that houses variety of materials documenting Middlebury and Mid-Lake Champlain region of Vermont. The Center seeks a dependable student to work under the supervision of the Archivist on a special project to organize and catalog a unique collection of several thousand photographs and negatives of aerial and other views created by a local photographer from 1930 to 1960.

Project will include: physical organization of the collection; rehousing of all items in archival sleeves and boxes; compilation of a detailed record of the entire collection; and creation of an online finding aid to all images.

Excellent organization skills and attention to detail; ability to categorize groups of materials; ability to follow detailed instructions but also to work independently; experience with Excel spreadsheets and willingness to learn museum software. Interest in photography, Vermont history and landscape is helpful. Preference will be given to current sophomore or junior applicants with some experience in research projects.

Hours/Schedule: Flexible, approximately 4 hours/week, Wed-Fri, 9-5pm

(Need to be available for periods during Research Center hours, Wed – Fri 9 AM – 5 PM) Click here to apply!

Christie’s Education Presents: How Auction Houses Work

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work at an auction house? Come enjoy this presentation on the history of Christie’s and how auction houses work to see if it might be a career path for you. The presentation will also include information on Christie’s Education’s graduate programs. Our programs open doors into a variety of career paths from the full range of positions in the auction house to galleries, private collections, art advisory and art finance. All our students have access to resources and staff of Christie’s Auction House. Our full-time courses in New York and London allow students to explore the many museums and galleries located there and special study trips to Europe, USA, and China are included as part of these courses. Come learn all about Christie’s and Christie’s Education!

Date: Monday, October 1

Time: 12:30-1:30pm

Location: Coltrane, Adirondack House

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