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Cultural Equity and Inclusion Project Intern, Film Archive - Summer 2021 (Gold Rising) 

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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 Cultural Equity and Inclusion Project is part of the Archive’s efforts to help identify and uncover the social, gender, ethnic, accessibility, and cultural gaps of more than 100 years of film preservation and collecting, helping to foster a more inclusive American film history from multiple perspectives. This is a virtual, limited internship position beginning in June through August 2021. Application deadline is March 11.

 

Responsibilities:

Your role within the Cultural Equity and Inclusion Project would include identifying relevant filmmakers and content within specific underrepresented communities and compiling your findings within the AFA’s database. This internship will consist primarily of independent research conducted within secondary sources, including but not limited to books, articles, and internet resources. In addition, you will produce short writing compositions, for both internal and external use.

 
Position Requirements
  • Pursuing a degree in Library Information Science, Museum Studies, Cinema and Media Studies, or related discipline preferred.
  • Live in or attend college in Los Angeles County.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and a vested interest in an underrepresented community's role in the history of film production and content.
  • Excellent research and writing skills.
  • Proficiency working in Excel and relational databases.
  • Ability to work independently and on a computer for extended periods of time.

 

This internship is part of the LA County Arts Internship Program, which provides undergraduate students with meaningful on-the-job training and experience working in nonprofit arts organizations. In addition to interning at the Academy, you will participate in education events and peer group activities coordinated by the Department of Arts and Culture. To learn more, please visit: https://www.lacountyarts.org/opportunities/arts-internship-program-students/about-arts-internship-program-students

 

This internship is also part of the Academy’s Gold Rising 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: https://www.oscars.org/gold-rising

 
Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Position Cultural Equity and Inclusion Project Intern, Film Archive - Summer 2021 (Gold Rising)  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 2/16/2021  
Location Hollywood  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 9,000+ accomplished individuals 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.  

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