Woodstock Film Festival Seeks Interns

woodstock film festival logoThe Woodstock Film Festival is currently searching for interns in ALL departments, including but not limited to Operations, Press, Public Relations, and Administrative. General experience includes database management, film entry screening evaluations, fundraising, public relations, press, community outreach, event planning, equipment optimizing/organization, and more. Of course, the internship will be custom tailored depending on the intern’s individual experience and skills. Interns will have many opportunities to meet and network with well-connected and promising industry members while enjoying responsibility in a fast-paced and team-based environment. Continue reading

Have Federal Work Study? Apply to Join Our Editorial Team for Fall 2023

The Digital Media and Journalism and Communication departments are looking for an Editorial Assistant to the Department Advisor. As an editorial assistant you will help with writing and maintaining our blogs, designing newsletters, posters and fliers and posting to social media. You will also help maintain spreadsheets, send emails and announcements and other clerical/administrative work. 

We are looking for students with excellent writing, editing and design skills. You must be able to write short blog posts, emails, announcements, etc. and design posters, social media posts and newsletters. Attention to detail is a must. Experience with Canva, Instagram, WordPress and Google Sheets (or Excel) is preferred.

You can apply for this position as either a work study student or for internship credits (although if you seek internship credits, preference is given to students who have done prior internships for credit and completed the seminar.) The position begins at the start of the Fall 2022 semester. It’s a great opportunity to hone your writing and design skills and learn how to use them strategically.

Please submit your resume and a writing sample to Amy Witkus, Administrative Assistant at witkusa@newpaltz.edu

Here is a video spotlight from Abigail Hedler, who was a part of the First Year Internship Program. Click the picture to be taken to the video on our Instagram!

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Events & Comm Summer Interns Needed for Upstate Women in Film & TV

An internship with Upstate Women In Film and Television is a great opportunity to have hands-on experience in a non-for-profit organization who supports women working in the film and entertainment industry. 

Interns will learn about how our non-for-profit is formed and organized.  They will observe board meetings and learn first hand how Robert’s Rules work. Interns will be involved in the planning, organizing and execution of both live and online programs and events within our organization. Our events span across the Hudson Valley region of NY. We will cover travel expenses to live events or provide travel accommodations to you.   

 Here are some of the tasks and learning outcomes: 

  • Setting up Zoom meetings and webinars. You will learn about the basic setup along with advanced features for professional programs. 
  • Posting marketing materials on social media outlets such as: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linked-In. You will learn how to market with the use of social media and the art of hashtags. 
  • Creating marketing flyers on CANVA to post on social media. This is good practice in graphic design skills. 
  • Updating the events page on our Weebly site: upwift.org. We will teach you how to edit and post to a Weebly site. 
  • Attending live events to set up, help run, and break down.  These are fun and a great way to meet people who work in the film and entertainment industry. 

 If interested, please send resume and an email of intent to info@upwift.org. 

Music Management at Mezz Entertainment Internship Opportunities

If you are interested in the music industry and gaining hands-on experience in client management, Mezz Entertainment’s internship in Artist Management and Promotion is a great opportunity for you. Through our internship program, students will gain hands-on experience managing and promoting clients for interviews, shows, and press. Interns will work remotely for the duration of the internship with three weekly teleconference meetings as well as daily communication.

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Strategic Comm Intern Needed for Outreach and Social Media Opportunity with UU Catskills Congregation

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills (UU Catskills) seeks a junior or senior intern majoring in Strategic Communication for the spring semester and/or summer to develop and implement a strategy and outreach plan to help our congregation reach its marketing goals. Responsibilities will include reading and understanding the congregation’s current and five year goals, developing key messages for the public, creating a strategic marketing and social media plan , posting frequently on social media, including Facebook, Instagram, and possibly Twitter, tracking of progress (e.g. number of engagements, followers, etc.) and writing one or two news releases or internal newsletter pieces a month.

There will be a stipend of TBD (to be determined after discussion with the professor and intern) in two installments: one halfway through and the second at the conclusion of the internship.

Time commitment will be greater during the first month of the internship when the student meets with the supervisor, learns about UU Catskills, develops plans and implementation strategies. This period will require to five to ten hours per week. Thereafter, responsibilities should take three to six hours per week, mostly working independently. Supervision and collaboration with UU Catskills will be done virtually.

Please send resume and cover letter to:
Paula Silbey

Paulasilbey@gmail.com

Location: Sanctuary in Kingston but congregants come from Ulster, Dutchess, Greene and Albany Counties.

Woodstock Film Festival Seeks Interns

The Woodstock Film Festival is currently searching for interns in ALL departments, including but not limited to Operations, Press, Public Relations, and Administrative. General experience includes database management, film entry screening evaluations, fundraising, public relations, press, community outreach, event planning, equipment optimizing/organization, and more. Of course, the internship will be custom tailored depending on the intern’s individual experience and skills. Interns will have many opportunities to meet and network with well-connected and promising industry members while enjoying responsibility in a fast-paced and team-based environment. Continue reading

Internship Opportunity with HVPAL

Hudson Valley Performing Arts Laboratory is seeking one or two interns to assist with their programs. HVPAL is a 5-year-old Dutchess County based arts organization serving the Hudson Valley by giving the community opportunities to PERFORM in devised productions and new works, LEARN about their crafts in low to no cost workshops, and ENGAGE with the local performing arts community via events and resource sharing activities. Continue reading

Podcast Editing and Producing Internship Opportunity with (un)maidenly!

(un)maidenly is looking for interns to assist in editing and producing their podcast. (un)maidenly podcast explores the question: where did the chain of wisdom break? These three maidens (Brittany Proia, Sarah Lynn Brown, and Valerie Lynn Brett) dig through what we don’t know to find what links our mothers left for us. They explore women, focused topics and beyond, seeking to share knowledge and ask questions that have long been shamed into silence. 

(un)maidenly podcast is looking for an editing intern to help edit their podcast each week, and assist with a few producing elements (including some assistance with marketing tasks). This intern would need  audio editing experience, regular access to a computer that can handle audio editing, audio editing software (there are free options to download), and the ability to occasionally meet remotely via video conference. Familiarity with Canva is ideal. 

The internship will run from Jan 24 – May 19, 2022. It will be 8 hours per week with flexible hours along with being completely remote. Interns will earn $425 pay for the semester.

To apply Please send resume and brief cover letter to:

Valerie Lynn Brett

(podcast producer/co-host)

unmaidenlypodcast@gmail.com