Summer & Fall Internship Opportunities at the Brecht Forum
The BRECHT FORUM is a place for people who are working for social justice, equality and a new culture that puts human needs first. Through its programs, classes and special events, the Brecht Forum brings people together across social and cultural boundaries and artistic and academic disciplines to promote critical analysis, creative thinking, and collaborative work.
The Brecht Forum is currently seeking interns for the Summer and Fall 2008
Summer dates: July 8 - August 29
Fall dates: Sept 8 - December 12
Interns would assist with all aspects of the day to day operations of the organization. The position will allow participants to develop critical skills such as non-profit management, community outreach & publicity, and video production, along with the opportunity to connect with other local progressive organizations and leading artists and intellectuals. In addition to these valuable life skills, interns will receive free admission to all Brecht programs, classes and special events as well.
Internship opportunities include:
Outreach: Working with the Outreach Coordinator in promoting Brecht Events. Tasks include flyering at special events, posting events to online calendars and bulletins, tabling at conferences and helping to develop & design additional materials.
Space management: Working alongside Brecht staff in preparing the gallery space for upcoming shows, lectures and classes. Helping out with the door at events as well as general space maintenance.
Research: Help develop programs through researching speakers, artists and films for possible events.
Qualifications: This is an opportunity geared to persons who have a strong interest in social justice issues and building progressive culture. Interns will commit to minimum of 10-15 hours a week, with more hours available if needed. Applicants must be detail oriented, have strong online researching skills and be able to work independently. A background in social movement history, and/or previous organizing experience in a related field is recommended but not required. People of color, women, trans and gender non-conforming people, and individuals of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
For more information:
(212) 242-4201 or
The Brecht Forum
451 West Street,