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Oral History Projects Curatorial Intern - Summer 2020 (Academy Gold) 

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Summary:

The Oral History department is seeking a summer intern to support the original productions of the Visual History Program, a born-digital recording initiative of long-form video interviews with influential filmmakers, craftspeople and technologists. This collection is currently made up of more than 200 interviews, and over 800 content hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute both administrative and research-driven projects.
  • Curatorial activities including thematic selections of materials, research of interview participants, creation of reference materials for future projects.
  • Assist with research (utilizing transcript resources) and organize/develop materials in the Visual History Program and Oral History Projects collections for use both within OHP and the Academy Film Archive as well as for inclusion in exhibits in the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
 
Position Requirements
  • Undergraduate (junior or senior) or graduate student majoring in film, moving image archive studies, library science, or museum studies.
  • Knowledge of and interest in film history.
  • Excellent writing and research skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Experience creating bibliographies, organizing image and text files, drafting and editing short texts, and editing video.
  • Cataloging/data entry and file management experience.
  • Familiarity with spreadsheets (including Excel and Google Docs).
  • Strong problem-solving, multitasking, and project management skills.

This internship is part of the Academy Gold Program, an 8-week 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: www.oscars.org/gold

 
Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Education  
Position Oral History Projects Curatorial Intern - Summer 2020 (Academy Gold)  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 12/17/2019  
Location Hollywood  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 8,000+ accomplished men and women working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.





 
EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy 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. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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