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Are you interested in gaining knowledge and experience working closely with a cultural arts or humanities organization? Then, explore our available internship opportunities listed below.

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  • Humanities Assistant and Digital Technician at MDC Wolfson Campus

    5-week internship

    Up to 15-20 hours per week, 100 hours maximum

    Location: MDC Wolfson, 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 

    Job description

    The Humanities United for Building Bridges 

    In the HUBB, students will examine the humanities through access to resources in a convenient space for inquisitive, quick, hands-on research, a collaboration between students for group projects, data searches, digitizing, and scanning.  It will be a space within the Arts and Philosophy area that can accommodate humanities students for Interdisciplinary research and study. It will help them build bridges with other disciplines within the college and their communities. 

    The HUBB assistant and digital technician   

    • will work 15-20 hours a week M, T, W, R for six weeks for the rest of term, excluding holidays and Final Exam week 
    • manage student access to The Hubb 
    • assist with finding materials for research, e.g., books, DVDs, slides, videos, databases, records  
    • digitizing and scanning images, slides, photographs, newspapers, magazine clippings, etc. 
    • cataloging and organizing materials  
    • check-in and sign out headphones and other materials,   

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  • Library Intern at The Wolfsonian Campus

    Up to 10-week internship

    Up to 20 hours per week, 200 hours maximum

     Location: The Wolfsonian, 1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach 33139

    Job Summary The Wolfsonian–FIU is hiring an MDC Humanities Edge library intern. The intern will receive training and practical experience in caring for, documenting, and preserving rare books and ephemera and become familiar with best practices in evaluating primary resource materials such as books, photographs, illustrations, and other visual materials.

     The library intern will:

    Gain key experience in library science and collection management.

    · Become familiar with The Wolfsonian’s holdings of over 125,000 volumes, archives, and ephemera.

    · Receive training in handling, assessing, and making protective enclosures for fragile items.

    · Have access to Wolfsonian student enrichment activities such as department talks, a resume/cover letter writing workshop, and beyond.

    This internship is held at 1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach 33139, at one of the largest of FIU’s three museums; the Wolfsonian is an art and design research center in South Beach with a collection of more than 200,000 items from the modern age (1850–1950).

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  • The Humanities Edge Arts Management Intern at Wolfson Campus

    Up to 10-week internship

    Up to 20 hours per week, 200 hours maximum

    Location: MDC Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33132

    Job Summary

    The Humanities Edge program at Miami Dade College seeks an Arts Management Intern. The position will assist with project management, promotion, public relations, and working on all aspects of coordination of virtual performances and events.  Specifically, the intern will assist with coordination of the Humanities Edge digital events schedule, act as liaison between event organizers, program leadership and administrators, attend and manage virtual events, create calendar of Humanities Edge events, assist in organizing, developing and implementing marketing plans, logistics, operations and promotions, create and distribute marketing and promotion materials and event calendars and attending and managing virtual activities.

    Qualifications- Candidates should be deadline-oriented, organized and able to work individually or on a team.

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  • Arts Education Intern at MDC West Campus

    5-week internship

    Up to 10-15 hours per week, 100 hours maximum

    Location: MDC West Campus, 3800 NW 115th Ave, Doral, FL 33178 

    Job Summary

    The West Campus Liberal Arts department seeks one Arts Education Intern. This position is for five weeks. The goal is to enrich scholarship in the Humanities through creative and critical research activities, events, and project-based learning. The intern will gain experience and knowledge in the various areas of the Humanities while assisting staff with projects relative to the assigned department. Specifically, the intern will assist with the research, design, and planning of change making initiatives and projects for Humanities classes (Art, Cinema, and Theatre Appreciation). The intern will also assist with the coordination, development, and promotion of campus workshops, performances, and events. 

    Qualifications- The ideal applicant will have a balance of creative and critical-thinking skills as well as a background in one or more of the following areas: research, audio/visual design, and proofreading/editing. 

    • Must be able to meet deadlines.
    • Previous writing experience is an asset, but not required.  
    • Must be able to work a minimum of 10-15 hours per week; 20 hours maximum.   
    • Must be energetic and motivated, organized and detail oriented.
    • Must be collaborative yet be able to work independently.  

    Relevant Undergraduate/GRADUATE Majors:  

    Art, Communication, English/Literature, Graphic Arts/Design, Humanities, Journalism/Media Marketing  

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  • Earth Day Programming Assistant Intern at MDC West Campus

    5-week internship

    Up to 10-15 hours per week, 100 hours maximum

    Location: MDC West Campus, 3800 NW 115th Ave, Doral, FL 33178

    Job Description:

    This job requires good organizational, written and oral communication skills and should be knowledgeable of climate change, environmental issues and display activist tendencies. The successful applicant will work with the YES! Club to organize a plasma screen campaign where selected short Haiku poetry submissions authored by MDC students and faculty will be created into adverts promoting environmental awareness. The student will also coordinate with MDC students, faculty and the media center to publish these adverts at West Campus and any other campuses that would like to use them. The intern will also be responsible for researching youth speakers from Fridays for the Futures to present during the YES! Club Celebration of the Earth Event in April. 

    Qualifications

    Ideally the student will be an English or Journalism major, although any Humanities pathway will be appropriate. Good writing skills and the ability to work with others is a necessary skill for this position as is a passion for raising awareness about the environment.

    Learning Outcomes

    1. Communicate effectively using listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills
    2. Solve problems using critical and creative thinking and scientific reasoning
    3. Demonstrate knowledge of ethical thinking and its application to issues in society
    4. Use computer and emerging technologies effectively
    5. Demonstrate an appreciation for aesthetics and creative activities

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  • Humanities Interns at MDC North Campus

    5-week internship

    Up to 10-15 hours per week, 100 hours maximum

    Location: MDC North Campus 

    Job Summary

    The North Campus has two internship positions available for the Fall 2021 semester. This is a temporary, five-week position. The goal is to enrich scholarship in the humanities through creative and critical research activities, events, and project-based learning. Student applicants will gain experience and knowledge in various areas of the humanities while assisting staff with projects relative to the assigned department.

    • Research Assistant: Assists humanities faculty with planning, delivery, and data collection related to Excellence Across the Curriculum: Student Symposium and Showcase, featuring critical student scholarship at the North Campus.

    Desired Qualifications

    The ideal applicant will have a balance of creative and critical-thinking skills as well as a background in one or more of the following areas: research, audio/visual design, and proofreading/editing. 

    Qualifications

    • Must be able to meet deadlines
    • Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing
    • Must be able to work a minimum of 10-15 hours per week; 20 hours maximum
    • Must be detail oriented, organized, motivated, and energetic
    • Must be able to work individually and as part of a team

    Relevant Undergraduate Majors include:

    Art, Communication, English/Literature, Film/Video Production, Graphic Arts/Design, History, Humanities, Journalism/Media, or Liberal Arts. 

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  • Research Assistant at MDC Kendall Campus

    5-week internship

    Up to 10-15 hours per week, 100 hours maximum

    Location: Kendall Campus, 11011 SW 104th St, Miami, FL 33176

    Job Summary

    The Speech, English and Communication, Arts, department has one position available at Kendall Campus. This position is for five weeks. The goal is to enrich scholarship in the Humanities through creative and critical research activities, events, and project-based learning. Student Applicants will gain experience and knowledge in the various areas of the Humanities while assisting staff with projects relative to the assigned department.

    Research Assistant: Assists Humanities faculty (English) at Kendall campus with research, design, and planning of the curriculum, classroom lessons, and tutoring.

    Qualifications

    • Must be able to meet deadlines
    • Previous writing experience is an asset, but not required.
    • Must be able to work a minimum of 15-20 hours per week
    • Must be energetic and motivated, organized and detail oriented
    • Must be collaborative yet be able to work independently.
    • Adhere to assigned faculty instructional and office schedule.

    Desired Qualifications

    The ideal applicant will have a balance of creative and critical-thinking skills as well as a background in one or more of the following areas: research, audio/visual design, and proofreading/editing.

    Relevant Undergraduate Majors include:

    Art, Communication, English/Literature, Film/Video Production, Graphic Arts/Design, History, Humanities, Journalism/Media, Liberal Arts

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  • Archivist Training Intern for Dade Heritage Trust

    Up to 10-week internship

    Up to 20 hours per week, 200 hours maximum

    Location: Dade Heritage Trust, 190 SE 12 Terrace, Miami, FL 33131

    Dade Heritage Trust is located at 190 SE 12 Terrace in Miami’s Brickell neighborhood.  Our building was the first office of Dr. James M. Jackson who Jackson Memorial Hospital is named for.  It was constructed in 1905 and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

    The intern would work at a table in one of our gallery spaces. 

    Job Summary

    The Archivist intern will receive training from an archivist to assist in the proper documenting, storage, filing and scanning of Dade Heritage Trust’s historic documents, publications, promotional fliers, newsletters, photographs and meeting minutes to create THE DADE HERITAGE TRUST ARCHIVE.  The opportunity will also provide the intern with historical, architectural and cultural information about Miami from an historic preservation perspective.  Dade Heritage Trust’s mission is to preserve Miami-Dade County’s architectural, environmental and cultural heritage through education and advocacy.

    Qualifications

    Eagerness to learn a new skill (archiving) and is interested in history and civic engagement. 

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  • Museum Management Development Intern for Perez Art Museum Miami

    Up to 10-week internship

    Up to 20 hours per week, 200 hours maximum

    Location: Perez Art Museum Miami, 1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132

    Department: Development

    Reports to: Grant Manager, Internship Coordinator

    Eligibility:

    MDC Humanities Edge students are encouraged to apply.

    Position Overview: The Development Intern will work closely with the Grant Manager (and other Development Team members, as needed), to learn about museum fundraising through grant writing. The intern will learn about the key components of a grant proposal, while also gaining an understanding of the life cycle of a grant award. During the course of the internship program, the intern will have a chance to develop their research and data collection skills, gain exposure to institutional writing, and build their knowledge of the museum’s history, mission, and vision. To reinforce their knowledge within each of the internship learning areas, the intern will be assigned project-based tasks and will be expected to participate in daily business operations that may require inter- and cross-departmental collaboration. The goal of the program is to introduce talented individuals to multiple career paths within the nonprofit world.  Specifically, it allows interns who are interested in research, writing, and history to enhance their skills and explore their interests through the world of grants.  Internship applicants should have an interest in art, the nonprofit sector, and fundraising. The ideal candidate should be curious, driven, and attentive to detail. This is an opportunity to learn about how nonprofit organizations finance their operations to serve their mission, vision, and community.

    Once a month, interns will take virtual networking field trips to neighboring cultural organizations to hear from their administrators about their institutions’ practices and their unique roles in the community. They will also have the opportunity to network with PAMM employees and learn about their career paths through brown bag lunch meetings.

    The Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) Museum Management Internship Program will provide an active training ground for participants to gain new skills and knowledge of arts administration that will support their future employment pursuits in museums and other cultural institutions.

    This is a paid internship opportunity supported by MDC Humanities Edge Program for a total of 200 hours, with a flexible schedule of approximately 20h/week. The position will start remotely but candidates must be available to work on-site in Miami as needed. PAMM’s workweek is typically M-F 9-5pm, with occasional special events that occur outside of normal business hours.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Students will explore development career tracks in the museum world
    • Students will gain understanding of how the financial and logistical needs of an arts organization are reached through grant awards, donations, fundraising events, and donor relations
    • Students will have the opportunity to network and learn about career paths in the museum

    Qualifications:

    • College student seeking a degree in Business, Museum Studies, Nonprofit Management, Marketing, English, History, Communications, Art, Hospitality, or related fields
    • Strong written English skills
    • Strong interest in research and administration
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Self-directed individual
    • Innovative and critical thinking
    • Flexibility and curiosity with assignments
    • Pride and initiative in one’s work
    • Attention to detail
    • Computer and software skills including Microsoft Office, and ability to learn other software
    • Academic knowledge or practical experience in performing the essential tasks listed below
    • Must reside in Florida during the internship’s duration.

    Essential Tasks may include, but are not limited to:

    • Assist Grant Manager with collecting data for grant proposals and reports
    • Help develop a database that will include institutional data and information related to the museum’s public and educational programs, exhibitions, social impact, and institutional history
    • Perform essential database management tasks including gift processing and updating grant proposal and reporting deadlines
    • Work closely with the Grant manger to craft donor acknowledgement letters
    • Additional writing and administrative duties as assigned

    Teamwork Skills:

    • Be an enthusiastic, helpful, and positive member of the team
    • Be professional, responsible, and mature in conduct and behavior
    • Be understanding of, encouraging to, and friendly with all co-workers
    • Be self-motivated and use time wisely
    • Maintain open lines of communication with each department on pertinent information
    • Maintain effective communication through the use of meetings and memorandums
    • Adhere to all work rules, procedures, and policies established by the company including, but not limited to those contained in the associate handbook
    • Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply

    Physical Demands:

    • Walk, bend, lift (up to 20 pounds) files, office supplies, and electronic equipment
    • Stand for extended periods of time
    • Finger dexterity to pick up paper and use computer keyboard
    • Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading
    • Ability to hear in normal tones, including telephone and face-to-face conversation
    • Must be able to work on-site at the museum

    Application Instructions:

    Submit resume, cover letter and unofficial school transcripts (in one attached document).

  • Museum Management Education Intern for Perez Art Museum Miami

    Up to 10-week internship

    Up to 20 hours per week, 200 hours maximum

    Location: Perez Art Museum Miami, 1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 

    Department: Education

    Reports to:  Tamara Hervera, Manager of Gallery and Studio Programs, and Internship Coordinator

    Eligibility:

    MDC Humanities Edge students are encouraged to apply.

    Position Overview: The Education Intern will work collaboratively within the Education Department to promote the museum’s K-12 and digital education initiatives while performing project-based tasks and participating in daily business operations. The goal of the program is to introduce bright talents to multiple career paths within the non-profit cultural world. For that purpose, the Education Intern will be introduced to distinct roles within the department including Gallery and Studio Programs, but will be invited to contribute within all administrative aspects of the department as a team member. There is no direct course of study for the ideal candidate, but the applicants should have passion for technology, art, education, community work, the non-profit world, and arts administration. This is an opportunity to learn how non-profit organizations work to serve their community through their mission and vision.

    The Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) Internship will provide an active training ground for participants to gain new skills and knowledge of arts administration to apply to future employment in museums and cultural institutions.

    Once a month, all PAMM interns will take virtual networking field trips to neighboring cultural organizations to hear from their administrators about various institutions’ practices. They will also have the opportunity to network with PAMM employees and learn about career paths through brown bag lunch meetings.

    Compensation:

    This is a paid internship opportunity for a total of 200 hours with a flexible schedule of approximately 20h/week for 10 weeks. The position will start remotely but candidates must be available to work on-site in Miami as needed. PAMM’s work week is typically M-F 9-5pm with occasional special events outside of normal business hours. Please note: Education works all weekends – this may be required, especially for on-site gallery programming.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Students will explore Education and Programming career tracks in the museum world.
    • Students will gain understanding of how museums serve and engage their communities through educational programming and digital outreach.
    • Students will have the opportunity to network and learn about career paths in the Museum.
    • Students will learn about leadership and museum management.

    Qualifications:

    • College student seeking a degree in Art, Education, Museum Studies, Nonprofit Management, or related fields.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Desire to work with children and the public.
    • Ease with digital work environments/willingness to learn computer applications will be an asset.
    • Knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams) preferred
    • Prior experience in art education is an asset, but not necessary.
    • Academic knowledge or practical experience in performing the essential functions listed below.
    • Flexibility and curiosity with assignments
    • Pride and initiative in one’s work.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Must be a Florida resident.

     Essential Tasks may include, but are not limited to:

    • Accessioning new additions to PAMM art library catalog
    • Handling check out/check in requests from PAMM staff for PAMM art library
    • Create and populate databases of digital educational content for departmental use
    • Supporting museum staff in organizing educational programming both on-site and on the web.
    • Assisting with planning and executing in special events for the Museum.
    • Work as a team to advance the mission of the Museum.
    • Perform other administrative tasks as needed for the Education Department. 

    Teamwork Skills:

    • Be an enthusiastic, helpful and positive member of the team
    • Be professional, responsible and mature in conduct and behavior
    • Be understanding of, encouraging to and friendly with all co-workers
    • Be self-motivated and use time wisely
    • Maintain open line of communications with each department on pertinent information
    • Maintain effective communication through the use of meetings and memorandums
    • Adhere to all work rules, procedures and policies established by the company including, but not limited to those contained in the associate handbook
    • Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply

    Physical Demands:

    • Walk, bend, lift (up to 20 pounds) files, office supplies an electronic equipment.
    • Finger dexterity to pick up paper and use computer keyboard.
    • Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
    • Ability to hear in normal tones including telephone and face-to-face conversation.

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  • Press Marketing Internship for Fantasy Theatre Factory

    Up to 10-week internship

    Up to 20 hours per week, 200 hours maximum

    Location: Fantasy Theatre Factory, 6103 NW 7th Ave, Miami, FL 33127 

    Job Description

    Fantasy Theatre Factory is seeking a Press & Marketing Intern to join our team. As a key member of the marketing team, the primary responsibility of a Press & Marketing Intern is to produce conversion and fan base growth. The Press & Marketing Intern will work on attracting and interacting with targeted local communities and virtual network users of Fantasy Theatre Factory and the Sandrell Rivers Theater.

    Qualifications:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

    • Written and verbal communication skills in English.

    • Ability to work as part of a team.

    • Proficient in MS Office, Google Calendar, Constant Contact, Google Ads, Canva, Hootsuite, Wix, Facebook Ads, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and/or YouTube.

    • Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to work independently under strict deadlines.

    • Must be well organized.

    • Must have reliable transportation.

    • Excellent problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.

    • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

    • High attention to detail.

    Responsibilities – depending on applicant’s skillset:

    (Will include, but are not limited to)

    • Reports directly to Associate Artistic Director.

    • Implements social media strategy through audience research and provides road mapping framework for future content release.

    • Generates and shares content (original text, images, video, etc.) that builds meaningful connections with community users considering the company’s personality on all dedicated platforms.

    • Optimizes company pages on all primary social media platforms shared within the company and ensures quality control.

    • Moderates and responds to all user comment posts and reviews in line with the moderation policy for each community platform.

    • Captures and analyzes the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acts on that information to produce conversion and determine necessary strategy change.

    • Takes photos and videos of company events and continue to build archive of media content and assets.

    • Drafts Press Releases of upcoming events.

    Student Learning Outcomes:

    · Apply research skills to conceive a full production in the future.

    · Appreciation for the functions of the arts in all cultures, and specifically for the importance of theater for young audiences, storytelling, plays and the business side of the entertainment industry.

    · Practical experience in a professional theatre environment. Including scenic, lighting, costume, sound, and make-up design; acting; stage management; dance; theatre technology; playwriting; and directing.

    · Develop critical thinking, collaboration skills, problem-solving, project management, event planning, communication, time management and organizational skills in an artistic environment.

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  • Technical Production Internship for Fantasy Theatre Factory

    Up to 10-week internship

    Up to 20 hours per week, 200 hours maximum

    Location: Fantasy Theatre Factory, 6103 NW 7th Ave, Miami, FL 33127

    Job Description 

    Fantasy Theatre Factory is seeking a Technical Production Intern to join our team. As a key member of the production team, the primary responsibility of a Technical Production Intern is to oversee the day-to-day operating function of our grant-funded productions, field trip performances, production/operational logistics at the Sandrell Rivers Theater and other off-site bookings.

    This is an ever-changing role with a wide variety of actions and responsibilities. We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, enthusiastic, and knows how to repair/create different design elements for our productions.

    Qualifications:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

    • Written and verbal communication skills in English.
    • Ability to work as part of a team.
    • Capable of standing and walking for extended periods of times.
    • Proficient in MS Office, Google Calendar.
    • Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to work independently under strict deadlines.
    • Must be well organized.
    • Must have reliable transportation.
    • Excellent problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.
    • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
    • Knowledge with sewing equipment and paint - preferred.
    • Experience driving a Van and different vehicles - preferred.
    • Able to operate Sound Board, Light Board and/or Projector - preferred.
    • Able to lift 75 pounds.
    • High attention to detail.

    Responsibilities – depending on applicant’s skillset:

    (Will include, but are not limited to)

    • Reports directly to Associate Artistic Director.
    • Assists during rehearsals.
    • Operates technical equipment during rehearsals and/or events.
    • Assists performances by being a crew member.
    • Assists the set-up & breakdowns of events at the Sandrell Rivers Theater
    • Touches up sets and props.
    • Repairs Costumes when productions are on tour.

    Organizes costumes, sets, props, and other storage rooms throughout the facility.

    Assists with load-in and loadouts of shows.

    Performs minor maintenance of Facility – Including Painting. 

    Student Learning Outcomes:

    • Apply research skills to conceive a full production in the future.
    • Appreciation for the functions of the arts in all cultures, and specifically for the importance of theater for young audiences, storytelling, plays and the business side of the entertainment industry.
    • Practical experience in a professional theatre environment. Including scenic, lighting, costume, sound, and make-up design; acting; stage management; dance; theatre technology; playwriting; and directing.
    • Develop critical thinking, collaboration skills, problem-solving, project management, event planning, communication, time management and organizational skills in an artistic environment.

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  • Museum and Archives Intern for Historic Homestead Town Hall Museum

    Up to 10-week internship

    Up to 20 hours per week, 200 hours maximum

    Location: Historic Town Hall of Homestead, 41 N Krome Ave, Homestead, FL, 33030

    Job Summary:  The museum and archives intern will acquire hands-on experience in organizing, processing, and cataloging collections and will gain a basic understanding of museum and archives processes and procedures.  The intern will also gain knowledge of local history, and, should pandemic conditions allow, will interact with other museum stakeholders and the public.  The intern may work virtually to transcribe handwritten documents.

    Qualifications: (most of these were taken from your website descriptions)

    • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
    • Ability to work in a team setting.
    • Advanced proficiency of Microsoft Office Suites.
    • Ability to take direction and work independently as needed.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with highly sensitive information.
    • Knowledge of PC operations.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally, and in writing.
    • Possess a high sense of responsibility and customer service skills.
    • Ability to solve problems independently.
    • Organizational and time-management skills.

    This position would be for 15-20 hours a week, some hours may be virtual.  In-person hours would be spent at the Historic Homestead Town Hall Museum, 41 North Krome Avenue, Homestead, Florida, during several afternoons a week.

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  • Moving Image Preservation and Digital Stewardship Intern at the Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives

    Up to 10-week internship

    Up to 20 hours per week, 200 hours maximum

    Location: Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33132

    Located in a high-tech facility on the downtown Miami campus of Miami Dade College, the Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives is devoted to preserving film and video that records the history and culture of Florida – from bathing beauties of the 1920s to civil rights crusaders of the 1950s; from Cuban exiles of the 1960s to disco dancers of the 1970s; and continuing into the 1990s and 2000s. The Wolfson Archives’ preservation initiative includes presenting these and many other historic images via public programs and making them accessible to researchers for licensing and reuse.

    Job Summary

    To facilitate these activities, interns will work in all areas of our preservation process. From cataloging and describing content to preparing films and videotapes in many legacy formats for digitization, interns will handle original materials and learn best practice procedures for moving image preservation and digital stewardship. Because we are actively digitizing all of our collections, they will also learn how to operate digital film scanners for 8mm and 16mm films, as well as the “robot” for mass digitization of videotapes. In addition, interns will learn how to edit together clip reels via Adobe Premiere for footage requests. This unique hands-on opportunity will provide them with a well-rounded experience at a very busy and diverse moving image archives. 

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