Film and Video Film and Video

National Museum of the American Indian National Museum of the American Indian

Location Washington, DC
Start Date
End Date
Application Deadline 7/12/15
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Paid
Pay Rate
Contact Information INTERNSHIP PROGRAM National Museum of the American Indian Smithsonian Institution 4th St. & Independence Ave, SW MRC 590 PO Box 37012 Washington, DC 20013 Phone: 202-633-6645 Fax: 202-633-6899 Email: [email protected]

Description

Opened on the National Mall on September 21, 2004, the National Museum of the American Indian is a major exhibition space for Native art and material culture as well as a center for educational activities and performances. The following list provides a general overview of the ongoing work of departments within the NMAI, Washington, D.C., as well as associated internship opportunities. When you begin the application process, a drop-down menu will allow you to select from the choices that are currently available.

Requirements

"If you are currently enrolled in an academic program you are eligible to apply. If you are Not a current student then you may still apply, but you will need to use the essay portion of the application to state how an internship in the particular department you select will benefit your academic and professional goals. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or its equivalent is generally expected (with withdrawals and incompletes explained). All applicants must register and submit an online application via the Smithsonian Online Academic Appointment system (SOLAA). Select ""National Museum of the American Indian"" from the drop-down program list. All components of the application that are required for NMAI internships must be uploaded via SOLAA. Do Not send components separately. Checklist: Online application Statement of interest: questions to address are on the application Transcripts (uNofficial are preferred) CV or résumé Two letters of recommendation: SOLAA system allows references to confidentially upload letters into your application."

Responsibilities

Film and Video interns assist in offering screenings and other public presentations, information services, and research about indigeNous media makers of the Western Hemisphere and Hawai‘i. Applicants who have an ongoing research interest or experience in media production for film, radio, or the Internet are encouraged to apply.