Feb 182013
 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Bard alumnus Nick Jones on trying to make it in showbiz, Wednesday, February 20, 6:30 pm, in Resnick Theater Studio.

 

 

Salim B. “Sandy” Lewis in conversation with Matt Taibbi on “Why Fixing Wall Street and the Economy Are Critical to the World”, Tuesday, February 19th, 7 pm in RKC room 103.

Find more event information here, Events at Bard.

 

ESSAY CONTEST:

On being human: freedom and constraint in the year 2013

Essay and multimedia contest – deadline March 1, 2013

$500 first-place prize and financial support to present at an international conference.

Contact Associate Director for the Center for Civic Engagement Erin Cannan at cannan@bard.edu for details.

 

INTERNSHIPS

Want to spend your summer doing service and getting experience in the non-profit world?  Bard’s Center for Civic Engagement supports student efforts to engage with communities locally, nationally, and internationally by providing funding for summer internships that address issues impacting people and communities around the world.  To apply visit http://www.bard.edu/civicengagement/communityaction/.  Deadline March 31.

Watch our newsletter for upcoming information about internships.

 

Bethel Woods Center Internship

Bethel Woods Center announces their summer paid internship program, which includes housing. Positions available for their performing arts workshops as well.  The not-for-profit Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, located at the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival in Bethel, NY, is a cultural center that inspires creative expression and civic engagement to enrich the human spirit. The center offers multiple stages featuring a diverse selection of popular artists and culturally-rich performances, an award-winning museum, and educational and community programs that provide meaningful experience in arts, history and civic engagement.

http://bethelwoodscenter.org/about/employment.aspx.

 

free103point9 Wave Farm Internships

Location: Acra, NY (35 minutes from Bard)

Founded in Brooklyn, NY, in 1997, as a microradio artists’ collective creating works for radio transmission, in 2002, free103point9 became a nonprofit arts organization focused on cultivating Transmission Arts, or artists experiments with the airwaves.

In 2008, free103point9 was awarded a full-power FM license for a non-commercial radio station.  Based in upstate New York, free103point9’s major programs include: a residency program and research center on 30 acres called Wave Farm; the Transmission Arts Archive, an expansive online resource; and WGXC 90.7-FM, a creative and community radio station.

Spring 2013 Internship

Applicants for free103point9’s Wave Farm Summer internship are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and resume for consideration to info@free103point9.org. Applicants should be prepared to commitment no less than 6 hours/week during the spring semester.

Summer 2013 Internship

Applicants for free103point9’s Wave Farm Summer internship are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and resume for consideration to info@free103point9.org. Applicants should be prepared to commitment no less than 24 hours/week for 6 – 8 consecutive weeks, during the months of July and August 2013. Room and board is provided in the Wave Farm Study Center. More information: http://free103point9.org

 

Independent Thought & Social Action (ITSA) International Internship

Independent Thought & Social Action (ITSA) International is an education reform organization whose goal is to create India’s youth leaders of tomorrow through an emphasis on critical thinking and social action. Summer interns work in Ahmedabad, India leading the workshop series. Find out more about ITSA, the internship, and application process at http://itsainternational.org or by e-mailing intern@ITSAinternational.org. Applications are due Sunday, February 18th, but e-mail ITSA for more time.

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