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“Television and Beyond” Curatorial Intern

Organization
Jewish Museum
Working Time
Part Time
Remuneration
Unpaid

Schedule:Part-Time; Schedule TBD
Internship Term:Summer 2018

 

The Position:

The Jewish Museum is seeking a summer intern to assist with preparations for TELEVISION AND BEYOND, a project in the Museum’s new collection display. TELEVISION AND BEYOND presents a rotating selection of television clips from the Museum’s National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting (NJAB), examining how Jews have been portrayed and portray themselves, and how mass media has addressed issues of religion, ethnicity, and diversity. The intern will assist with selecting and compiling materials to be included in this exhibition series. The intern will also assist with organizing materials related to the NJAB, and with pre-screening submissions to the New York Jewish Film Festival.


 

Responsibilities Include:

Research television programs for inclusion in Television and

Beyond (TVB)

Assist with identifying and selecting clips to be included in TVB

Assist with writing texts about TVB for marketing and publicity purposes

Assist in pre-screening submissions for the Film Festival; write descriptions and assessments of films

Assist with organizing materials related to the National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting

 

Requirements:

B.A., B.A. candidate, or M.A. in Media Studies, Museum Studies, Curatorial Studies, or an arts-related field

Excellent communication skills and attention to detail

Enthusiasm for film and media; familiarity with museums.

 

Send Resume with Cover Letter and Intern Application To:
Human Resources Coordinator

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128

Email: Interns@thejm.org

Fax: 646.358.3040

Phone: 212.423.3238