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Cultural Equity and Inclusion Project Intern, Film Archive - Summer 2019 (Academy Gold) 


Job Summary:

The Academy Film Archive is looking for an Intern to assist within the Cataloging and Public Access departments on the Cultural Equity and Inclusion Project. The Intern's role within the Cultural Equity and Inclusion Project would include identifying relevant filmmakers and content within specific underrepresented communities and compiling their findings within the Archive's database.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This internship will consist primarily of independent research conducted within secondary sources, including but not limited to books, articles, and internet resources. Additionally, the Intern would produce two short compositions, first a brief written analysis of their findings for use by Archive staff, and second an exploratory piece using their findings as inspiration to discuss an era/motif/style/trend relevant to one or more of the underrepresented communities.

Position Requirements
  • Pursuing a Masters or Doctorate degree in Library Information Science, Museum Studies, Cinema and Media Studies, or related discipline preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of an underrepresented community's role in the history of film production and content preferred.
  • Must have excellent research and writing skills.
  • Must have competency working in Excel and relational databases.

This internship is part of the Academy Gold Program, an 8-week summer internship enhancement program that incorporates learning opportunities including an intensive two-day orientation, weekly panels, exclusive networking events, workshops, screenings, and mentorship opportunities with Academy members. To learn more, please visit the Academy Gold page:

Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Position Cultural Equity and Inclusion Project Intern  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 12/17/2018  
Location Hollywood  
About the Organization The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will be the world's premier institution dedicated to the art and science of movies. Located at Wilshire and Fairfax in Los Angeles, the Museum will be simultaneously immersive, experimental, educational, and entertaining. More than a museum, this dynamic film center will offer unparalleled experiences and insights into movies and moviemaking.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws , including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.  
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The Academy Museum is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating, managing and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is vital to the Academy Museum.
Accordingly, the Academy Museum enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. And, to help foster diversity, the Academy Museum utilizes programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy Museum is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy Museum's commitment to diversity.

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