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Spring/Summer Intern

The Flaherty Seminar
Working Time
Part Time

     The Flaherty has an opening for a spring/summer office intern,
     who will also be able to work/attend the 63rd Robert Flaherty
     Film Seminar in June 2017. This internship is a great opportunity
     for anyone interested in learning about arts administration and
     for those that have an interest in documentary/experimental

About the Internship:

     Interns will be expected to work a minimum of two days a week in
     the Flaherty office (New York, NY). The internship starts in
     March and goes through the end of August. This is an unpaid
     position, but college credit may be available. This internship
     also includes interning at the 2017 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar
     held at Colgate University on June 17 -23, 2017 (Hamilton, NY).
     The 2017 Flaherty Seminar Future Remains will be programmed by
     Nuno Lisboa.

Interns Will Be Responsible For:

  •      General office duties
  •      Answering phones and responding to information requests as needed
  •      Assisting with on-going projects
  •      Assisting office staff with preparations for the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar.
  •      Tasks at the Seminar will be varied including helping with registration, assisting Seminar staff as needed.


     A background or interest in independent film and documentaries
     Familiarity with working in an office environment
     Must be familiar with Mac & Windows computer systems, email &
     social media (Knowledge of WordPress a plus)
     Strong writing skills
     Ability to meet time requirements
     Experience dealing with the public
     If interested please send a cover letter and resume as soon as
     possible to (No phone calls please). In the
     subject line please put “INTERNSHIP – YOUR NAME“. For more
     specific information about the Flaherty please visit Please note that this is not a film production internship