Archive for ‘By Type: Non-Profit Organizations’

February 14, 2017

Employer Profile: Clean Water Action, Baltimore, MD

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Clean Water Action is a one million member organization of diverse people and groups joined together to protect our environment, health, economic well-being and community quality of life. Our goals include clean, safe and affordable water; prevention of health threatening pollution; creation of environmentally safe jobs and businesses; and empowerment of people to make democracy work. Clean Water Action organizes strong grassroots groups and coalitions and campaigns to elect environmental candidates and solve environmental and community problems.

Community Organizers

Full Time/ Paid/ Start Date TBD

February 7, 2017

Employer Profile: Make Studio, Baltimore, MD

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Make Studio is a non-profit community-based art organization that primarily serves artists with disabilities. We operate a studio program for individuals with disabilities on a weekly basis, as well as offer artists’ services, exhibitions, and public programs that increase awareness of marginalized and underserved artists.

We offer a variety of opportunities for interns interested in applying visual art modalities to human services and social change. For 2017-2018, this includes our weekday studio program, weekend workshops for teens and young adults with disabilities, community classes for Baltimore City residents, and a variety of internal and external exhibitions activities.

Studio Program Intern

Unpaid/ Internship

Make Studio is a small, but growing, organization. We’re looking for creative, flexible, caring, and fun-loving problem solvers to work with us as interns for the summer.

As an organization, we offer in-studio and exhibitions programming for adult artists with disabilities — supporting them in positioning their artwork in the marketplace — as well as a range of inclusive community programming in our own gallery and other venues. We are a unique arts nonprofit, offering experiences relevant to other arts organizations, as well as educational and human services settings.

Because we do so much, interns are tasked with supporting the organization in all of these endeavors, with the option to concentrate on things in their interest area (e.g., art instruction and facilitation, exhibitions preps, workshop programming, outreach events, admin, PR, etc.)

February 7, 2017

Employer Profile: Globe Collection and Press, Baltimore, MD

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MICA acquired the wood type, photo cuts and illustration blocks, and other tools of poster-making from the Globe Poster Printing Corp. in the spring of 2011 and is now integrating the collection into the fabric of the college. The Globe Collection and Press at MICA is being used in the classroom, to create new work reflecting the iconic style of Globe, and to further research the history and importance of the “people’s advertising,” from carnival posters to day-glo promotions for R&B greats like James Brown, Aretha Franklin, and Ike & Tina Turner.

Globe Internship

Unpaid/ Internship/ Summer

Globe studio interns will learn the basics of letterpress and screen printing, or, if already proficient, improve their skills
in these crafts by working on internal and external projects. (Recent Globe projects have included posters for Sanrio for the first-ever Hello Kitty Con and the “Pump Me Up” exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.) Interns will learn more about the collection by proofing cuts and type to help with archiving those items. Interns will help to keep the letterpress studio and
Globe shop in the 1515 building organized and ready for printing and other projects, and will safeguard the collection and tools in the letterpress studio by monitoring the studio’s use. Interns will work to develop a stronger appreciation for and knowledge of Globe through branding, social media, design projects, and community outreach, both at MICA and in the broader community.

January 13, 2017

Employer Profile: Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA), Baltimore, MD

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The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, tasked with producing events and arts programs as well as managing several facilities.

BOPA coordinates Baltimore’s major events including New Year’s Eve and July 4th celebrations at the Inner Harbor, which routinely attract hundreds of thousands of spectators; Light City, which attracted more than 400,000 people in its’ first year; Artscape, which serves more than 350,000 people each year; Baltimore Book Festival, Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar, Baltimore Open Studio Tour and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade. In the past, BOPA has been called upon to orchestrate some of the city’s biggest logistical challenges. The activities include the Cal Ripken Jr. Streak Parade and first ever Papal Parade for Pope John Paul II, both in 1996; the Pep Rally to welcome the Baltimore Ravens in 1998; Ravens Rally Super Bowl Send-Off and the Ravens Super Bowl Victory Parade in 2001; Miss USA in 2005 and 2006; Baltimore’s Celebration of the Army-Navy Game in 2000 and 2007; the Star-Spangled Salute to Michael Phelps in 2008; the 2010 Americans for the Arts Half-Century Summit; and the Star-Spangled Banner Sailabration.

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts manages the Baltimore Mural Program, Free Fall Baltimore, PNC Neighborhood Grant Program and Bright StArts Workshops For Children. In additional, BOPA oversees historic attractions and sites including the Top of the World Observation Level, School 33 Art Center, The Cloisters and the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower.

Graphic Design Internship

Internship/ Unpaid

The Graphic Design intern is a part-time unpaid practicum.  The intern reports directly to the Senior Graphics Designer and learns about the successful production of graphic designing for large-scale festivals as well as smaller events.

The internship is designed to provide the student with a broad-based learning experience, so that they are exposed to the designing required for the promotion and marketing for events of a national caliber.  The Senior Graphics Designer works with the student to identify projects that meet their educational and career goals.   Projects may include:

• Assisting with producing collateral material for this non-profit organization’s events and promotions, which include: Light City, Artscape, Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar, July 4th Celebration, as well as satisfying the graphic needs of our satellite facilities:  Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower, Cloisters Castle, School 33 Art Center, and Top of the World Observation Level.  Materials may include:

• Magazine/Newspaper Ads
• T-Shirts/Merchandise
• Maps
• Props and Sets
• Postcards/Rackcards
• Signs/Banners
• Programs
• Photo Archives
• Designing e-flyers, ads and updating images on BOPA’s Website
• Undertaking other projects and research as needed for other departments/events within the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts
Hours & Compensation
• Must be available at least two days per week or the equivalent of at least 14 hours per week; BOPA is open Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
• This is an unpaid position.
• Student is highly encouraged to be available for part of Light City 2017, March 31 – April 8.
• Intern may be eligible for gaining college/university credits toward graduation.  (Intern should explore this possibility with their school prior to applying for the internship.)
• Parking or Monthly Transit Pass to Downtown Baltimore may be provided

Qualifications

• Current college –junior or senior–or graduate students are eligible to apply.  Applicants who are not registered students are not eligible.
• Major in Graphic Design or related program
• Excellent oral and written communications skills; able to provide outstanding customer service to organization
• Ability to multi-task; superior attention to detail; strong organizational and analytical skills
• Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop & In-Design is required.
• Ability to conduct Internet research
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.  Ability to work in a Mac environment.

Sondheim Prize Program Internship

Internship/ Unpaid

The Sondheim Prize Intern is a part-time unpaid position, reporting to the Sondheim Prize Administrator.  The primary responsibilities of this position are to assist with organizing application materials, to assist in the administration of the program’s jury process, to update the Sondheim Prize section of the Cultural Affairs blog and to assist with the curatorial aspects of the program. Duties include, but are not limited to:

• Assists with organizing application materials includes:
o Reviewing of artist submissions for completeness and follows-up with artists to confirm receipt of submission and to obtain any missing materials;
o Assisting with the preparation of video submissions for the jury panel;
o Preparing lists of applicant information;
o Organizing application materials for Artscape Gallery Network curators;
o Assisting in the management of the online artist submission database.

• Assists in the administration of the program’s jury process includes:
o Helping to insure that online jury system is meeting the needs of the jury panel;
o Assisting in the organization of jury scores and dissemination of jury results;
o Composing & editing correspondence on behalf of program staff;
o Assisting in collection and organization of additional materials for second round of jury review;
o If possible, traveling with Sondheim Prize Administrator to assist with second round of jury review.

• Updates to the Sondheim Prize section of the Cultural Affairs online blog includes:
o Creating blog posts that announce jury results;
o Writing new content for blog;
o Assisting in the development of compelling blog components;
o Building blog pages to provide historical Sondheim Prize information;
o Posting new artist opportunities to blog;
o Assisting in raising awareness of the Cultural Affairs online blog.

• Assists with the curatorial aspects of the Sondheim Prize program includes:
o Corresponding with artists chosen for exhibitions;
o Organizing information on artworks available for exhibition;
o Scheduling studio visits with exhibiting artists;
o Assisting in the creation of a curator’s exhibition binder;
o Editing and composing short artist bios;
o Collecting, writing and formatting exhibition didactics;
o Organizing artwork needs for exhibition and assisting with resolving those needs;
o Preparing for exhibition installation.

Hours & Compensation
• Student must be available at least two days per week or the equivalent of at least 14 hours per week; BOPA is open Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm, but hours outside these times are sometimes necessary.
• It is highly encouraged that student be available for some of the days of Light City 2017; March 31 – April 8.
• This is an unpaid position.
• Intern may be eligible for gaining college/university credits toward graduation.  (Intern should explore this possibility with their school prior to applying for the internship.)
• Parking or Monthly Transit Pass may be provided to Downtown Baltimore.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate is a dynamic, people-oriented individual with outstanding organizational skills and familiarity with or desire to learn more about the local artist population. Additional required skills:
• Art, Art History, Arts Education or Arts Administration major or graduate student
• Current college or graduate students are eligible to apply.  Applicants who are not registered students are not eligible.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills, including the ability to write for diverse needs.
• Strong analytical skills, ability to multi-task, and strong attention to details
• Ability to conduct internet research
• Ability to assess online presence and brainstorm enhancements
• Understanding of importance of accuracy and professionalism when handling jury results
• Knowledge of Social Media tools, including WordPress, & MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

Baltimore Mural Program Internship

Internship/ Unpaid

The Baltimore Mural Program Intern is a part-time unpaid position, reporting to the Baltimore Mural Program Coordinator.  The primary responsibilities of this position are to assist with the planning and implementation of mural projects. Duties include, but are not limited to:

• Researching potential mural sites and artists
• Photography and videography of existing murals and new mural projects
• Mapping of existing murals and new mural projects
• Creating content and updating the mural program website and blog
• Meeting with community residents and stakeholders to discuss potential and current projects
• Assisting with procurement of supplies and equipment
• Assisting the Mural Program Coordinator with her duties related to Light City 2017 as needed
• Documenting and reporting damage to existing murals
Hours & Compensation
• Student must be available at least two days per week or the equivalent of at least 14 hours per week; BOPA is open Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm, but hours outside these times are sometimes necessary.
• Student is highly encouraged to be available for part of Light City 2017, March 31 – April 8.
• This is an unpaid position.
• Intern may be eligible for gaining college/university credits toward graduation.  (Intern should explore this possibility with their school prior to applying for the internship.)
• Parking or Monthly Transit Pass may be provided to Downtown Baltimore.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate is a dynamic, people-oriented individual with outstanding organizational skills and familiarity with or desire to learn more about the local artist population. Additional required skills:
• Art, Community Art, Art History, Arts Education, or Arts Administration major or graduate student
• Current college or graduate students are eligible to apply.  Applicants who are not registered students are not eligible.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills, including the ability to write for diverse needs.
• Strong analytical skills, ability to multi-task, and strong attention to details
• Ability to conduct internet research
• Strong photography and videography skills and aesthetics
• Ability to assess online presence and brainstorm enhancements
• Knowledge of Social Media tools, including WordPress, & MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

Public Art Internship

Internship/ Unpaid

Internship Responsibilities
The Public Art Intern is a part-time unpaid position, reporting to the Public Art Program Staff. The primary responsibilities of this position are to assist in the administration of the public art program, coordination of public art projects and provide related support to the Public Art Staff. Duties include, but are not limited to:

• Assists in the administration of the Maintenance and Conservation of Public Artworks in the City. Includes:
o Photographic documentation of artwork conditions
o Scheduling, filing, and reporting of condition surveys, reviews, assessments, etc.
o Researching local and regional professional conservators and contractors and developing a database of these individuals and companies
o Researching archives and compiling the history of the artworks in the collection
o Writing brief summaries of the works
o Schedule Public Art Consultant & Conservator visits when necessary
o Updating of maintenance/inventory databases following reports
• Assists in the daily administration of the Public Art Program. Includes:
o Assisting in the coordination of meetings with artists, City personnel, elected officials, etc.
o Composes & edits correspondence on behalf of program staff
o Assists in the maintenance of files for all public art projects
o Assists in the creation and dissemination of Public Art program information and materials
o Interacts with the public and social media to relay program information as needed
• Assists in the coordination of Public Art Commission Meetings. Includes:
o Recording and transcribing of meeting minutes
o Assists in communication of meeting updates, agendas, and minutes
• Assists in the Artist Selection Panel Process. Includes:
o Reviewing of artist packet submissions for completeness/follow-up
o Confirm receipt and provide information to artists if requested
o Assists in the management of the artist submission database
o Helps administer meeting documentation: including printing and compilation of panel booklets, agenda, and PowerPoint presentations

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate is a dynamic, people-oriented individual with outstanding organizational skills and familiarity with public art. Additional required skills:
• Art, Art History, Arts Education or Arts Administration major or graduate student
• Current college –junior or senior–or graduate students are eligible to apply. Applicants who are not registered students are not eligible.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Strong analytical skills, ability to multi-task, and pay attention to detail
• Ability to conduct internet research
• Knowledge of Social Media tools, including WordPress, & MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

Hours & Compensation
• Student must be available at least two days per week or the equivalent of at least 14 hours per week; BOPA is open Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
• This is an unpaid position.
• Intern may be eligible for gaining college/university credits toward graduation. (Intern should explore this possibility with their school prior to applying for the internship.)
• Parking or Monthly Transit Pass may be provided to Downtown Baltimore.

Special Events Internship

Internship/ Unpaid

The festivals/events intern is a part-time unpaid practicum.  The intern reports to the
Special Events Director and learns about the successful production of large-scale events and festivals; specifically, Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar, Dr. Martin Luther King Parade,  Light City Baltimore, MECU Neighborhood Event Grant, Baltimore’s July 4th Celebration, and  other events.
The internship is designed to provide the student with a broad-based learning experience, so that they are exposed to the logistical planning, application processes, bookkeeping, programming, production and promotional/marketing strategies that are needed to plan and execute events/festivals of a national caliber.  The Special Events Director works with the student to identify projects that meet their educational and career goals.   Projects may include:

• Organize and catalogue the applications of various events. Applications can include a variety of areas including Farms, Food, Music, Crafts, and Grants.
• Produce and send correspondence to applicants that can include confirmation of participation and financial paperwork.
• Assist with logistical components such as permits, mapping, exhibitor guidelines/outreach, signage, parking/transportation, planning documents, workshops, physical set-up which typically involves lifting, etc.
• Assist with prep work and attend  logistical  planning meetings
• Shadow the Special Events Director, Events Managers and Special Events Coordinators in their daily work, coordinating special events, festivals and projects for the department as needed.
• Undertake other projects as needed for other departments/events within the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts

Hours & Compensation
• Student must be available at least two days per week or the equivalent of at least 14 hours per week; BOPA is open Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Weekends and evenings hours possible.
• Student is strongly encouraged to be available the week of Light City 2017, March 31st -April 8th.
• Student is strongly encouraged to return as a multi-shift volunteer for Artscape, July 21-23, 2017. Student may also apply for a Production Assistant position at Artscape.
• This is an unpaid position.
• Intern may be eligible for gaining college/university credits toward graduation.  (Intern should explore this possibility with their school prior to applying for the internship.)
• Parking or Monthly Transit Pass may be provided to the student by BOPA, pending availability.

Qualifications:

• Current college–junior or senior–or graduate students are eligible to apply.  Applicants who are not registered students are not eligible.
• Major in Communications, Events Planning/Management, Business Finance/Management, Arts Administration, Cultural Studies, or Leadership in Non-Profit Sector or related program.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills; able to provide outstanding customer service to exhibitors, vendors, sponsors, etc.
• Ability to multi-task; superior attention to detail; strong organizational skills are a must.
• Ability to conduct Internet research; familiarity with social media.
• Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

Exhibitions Internship

Internship/ Unpaid

The School 33 and Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts Exhibitions Internship is a part- time unpaid practicum. Projects include but are not limited to:
Assisting the BOPA Exhibitions Manager with various aspects of the BOPA Gallery Exhibition Program, which encompasses School 33 Art Center, The Bromo-Selzer Arts Tower, and Top of the World Gallery at The World Trade Center. Duties will include:
 Assisting the Exhibitions Manager in the installation and lighting of exhibitions, facilitating artist drop off and deinstallation, repainting / patching of walls, and preparation of exhibition furniture and tech.
 Help in organizing for open calls for submissions, posting various exhibition announcements and calls for entry online, compiling information for exhibition press, assisting at receptions and events, and helping to document receptions and exhibitions.
 Assistance with logistics for various School 33 initiatives including major events such as Open Studio Tour. Duties will entail: Working on promotion of events and enlisting community involvement, and assisting in the coordination of artists’ participation.
 Updating and creating copy for School 33’s website.
 Interacting with guests and visitors and responding to requests for more information
about our center.
 Assisting staff with typical office duties such as answering phones, making copies,
organizing/storage.
 Assisting the Education and Programming Coordinator with various aspects of the
School 33 Art Center Education program. Duties will entail promotion of program,
assisting with revitalization of classroom spaces and working on press releases,
 Assisting the Exhibitions Manager with various duties pertaining to Light City 2017
March 31st – April 8th 2017 as needed.
Qualifications:
 We are seeking a reliable, self-directed, fast learner. Experience with both PC Windows and Mac platforms, databases, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Creative Suites, Dropbox, and Google Drive is especially helpful. Interest in contemporary art and arts/non-profit administration a plus.
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 Current college–junior or senior–or graduate students are eligible to apply. Applicants who are not registered students are not eligible.
Hours & Compensation
 Student must be available at least two days per week or the equivalent of at least 14 hours per week; interns will be located primarily at School 33 Art Center, which operates Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm, with gallery hours from 11am-4pm on Saturdays. Evening hours will be required for School 33 gallery openings. Student must commit to a schedule in advance.
 This is an unpaid position.
 Intern may be eligible for gaining college/university credits toward graduation. (Intern
should explore this possibility with their school prior to applying for the internship.)
 Free parking or Monthly Transit Pass may be provided to intern for commuting to
downtown Baltimore.

Visual Arts and Communications Internship

The Communications intern is a part-time unpaid practicum.  The intern reports directly to the Director of Communications and learns about the successful promotion of the events and programs of the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA).
The internship is designed to provide the student with a broad-based learning experience, so that they are exposed to the communications skills needed for the promotion and marketing for events of a national caliber.  The Director of Communications works with the student to identify projects that meet their educational and career goals.   Projects may include:
• Assisting with drafting social media posts to promote BOPA’s festivals, events, exhibitions and programs
• Assisting with drafting of press releases and media advisories as needed
• Contributing to a social media editorial calendar to ensure content is current and up-to-date
• Filing and tracking of media clips as needed
• Submitting content to online calendars to promote BOPA’s festivals, events, exhibitions and programs
• Undertaking other projects and research as needed for the Communications Department within the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts

Hours & Compensation
• Must be available at least two days per week or the equivalent of at least 14 hours per week; BOPA is open Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
• This is an unpaid position.
• Student is highly encouraged to be available for part of Light City 2017, March 31 – April 8.
• Intern may be eligible for gaining college/university credits toward graduation.  (Intern should explore this possibility with their school prior to applying for the internship.)
• Parking or Monthly Transit Pass to Downtown Baltimore may be provided

Qualifications:

• Current college –junior or senior–or graduate students are eligible to apply.  Applicants who are not registered students are not eligible.
• Major in Communications or related program
• Excellent oral and written communications skills; able to provide outstanding customer service to organization
• Ability to multi-task; superior attention to detail; strong organizational and analytical skills
• Familiarity with social media
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

 

January 9, 2017

Employer Profile: Community Art Collaborative, Baltimore, MD

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Created in 2004, the Community Art Collaborative (CAC) AmeriCorps program is the only program of its kind in Maryland that links artists, communities, and institutions of higher education. In the CAC program, members are matched with non-profit community organizations around the city, to serve year-long (September – August) community arts residencies. In these residencies, members primarily facilitate after-school arts-based learning experiences that serve K-12 students in Baltimore City. In addition, members have the opportunity to facilitate art-making opportunities and community art projects for community residents, recruit and manage volunteers, develop special projects, and gain valuable professional experience in the community arts and non-profit fields.

The Community Art Collaborative (CAC) is based in the MICA Office of Community Engagement, and is part of a larger National Service network of AmeriCorps programs through out the country. The program offers many benefits, including a living stipend, free healthcare, and a federal Education Award (of around $5,700) that is given at the end of one year of service in the program, which can be used for pursuing future education opportunities. The CAC-AmeriCorps program is funded in part by a grant from the Maryland Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism and the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Members

Full Time/ Paid/ 2017-2018

The CAC-AmeriCorps program is looking for 12 new members for the 2017-18 program (academic) year. Each member is matched with a different grassroots community art organization in Baltimore City, to serve a year-long (September – August) community art residency at that each Site. In these residencies, members primarily facilitate after-school arts-based learning experiences that serve K-12 students in Baltimore City. In addition, members have the opportunity to facilitate art-making opportunities and community art projects for community residents, recruit and manage volunteers, develop special projects, and gain valuable professional experience in the community arts and non-profit fields. A list of our current partner organizations can be found on our website, at: http://www.mica.edu/cac. We are currently working with eleven community arts organizations/institutions in Baltimore, and each year, we usually add a few new partners.

January 6, 2017

Employer Profile: MICA’s Fulbright Student Fellowship Program, International!

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Rising Seniors, MFAs, and Alumni (eight years out of your BFA or MFA) are eligible to apply for the Fulbright Student Fellowship. Applications for this 9-month competitive international grant are offered in research, visual art, and the National Geographic Digital Storytelling grant.

Applicants must be US citizens, hold a Bachelor’s degree at the time of departure, and have the appropriate language skills to carry out their proposal (this varies country by country requirements).

The 2017/18 Fulbright application opens March 31

Please attend our Information Session, and arrive at the fair with your questions!

Wednesday, March 1
2:30-3:30 pm
Gateway 101

If you cannot attend, please review the Fulbright Student Fellowship website.

Contact: Erin Treacy, MICA’s Fulbright Program Adviser at etreacy@mica.edu

January 6, 2017

Employer Profile: The Y In Central Maryland, Balt

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The Y in Central Maryland is a charitable organization dedicated to developing the full potential of every individual through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Part Time, Full Time and Volunteer Positions:

Group Aide

Teacher

Substitute

Site Director

Hall Monitor

Group Leader

Camp Counselor

Lifeguard

Fitness Coach

Membership Associate

January 6, 2017

CANCELLED: Employer Profile: EMILY’s List, Washington, DC

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PLEASE NOTE: EMILY’s List is no longer able to attend the Fair due to a scheduling conflict.  If you would like your resume to be forwarded to EMILY’s list, please send it to mrogers@mica.edu with a note explaining your interest in the company.

EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, has raised over $400 million to support pro-choice Democratic women candidates – making it one of the most successful political organizations ever. We recruit and train candidates, support strong campaigns, research the issues that impact women and families, and turn out women voters. Since our founding in 1985, we have trained over 9,000 women to run and helped elect 118 women to the House, 23 to the Senate, 12 governors, and over 700 to state and local office. Forty percent of the candidates EMILY’s List has helped elect to Congress have been women of color – including every single Latina, African American, and Asian American Democratic congresswoman currently serving.

Designer

Paid/ Full Time/ Start Date TBD

Principal Responsibilities
The Digital department is responsible for engaging and growing the community of people who support EMILY’s List online. The department works closely with the Development, Communications, and Campaign teams to make sure our
online program advances the organization’s fundraising, growth, messaging, and electoral priorities.

This role is a great opportunity to help build EMILY’s List’s visual identity while providing brand cohesion across the organization. The Designer will be primarily responsible for creating email graphics, social media graphics, web graphics, merchandise, occasional printed materials,
photograph selection, and collaborating with the Senior Designer on larger branding projects and campaigns.

Specific Duties
• Collaborate with the Digital team to design email, social media, merchandise, and other branded graphics;
• Create graphics and branded collateral to support other departments at EMILY’s List;
• Assist in photography selection and file maintenance for graphics;
• Contribute to the Digital team’s weekly brainstorms and planning meetings;
• Other projects as assigned.

Qualifications
Candidates must have their eye on the latest web trends, be able to design within established brand guidelines, and of course, be passionate about design. Previous work experience or an internship at an agency or in-house creative department is required. Advanced Adobe skills (including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) and typography skills are required; more advanced illustration, video production, and front-end development skills are a bonus. The Designer should be able to handle multiple projects at once, work well under deadlines, and understand that the internet isn’t a 9 to 6 kind of job. The Designer should be able to balance user needs with internal objectives while considering critical feedback from supervisor and peers. A positive attitude and
sense of humor are necessary. Must have a commitment to diversity of our candidates, membership, partners,
and staff and commitment and passion to elect Pro-Choice Democratic Women.

Digital Intern- Summer 2017

Internship/ Summer

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The digital intern is an integral part of our department’s programs. From email fundraising to social media outreach to merchandise – the digital intern is involved in every step of content creation and distribution across multiple platforms. Interns will have the opportunity to conduct research, draft copy, and code emails and website pages. We welcome interns of every skill level, and interns will be given the opportunity to learn or build upon their HTML skills and experience with a website content management system.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Help write website copy;
Assist with social media outreach on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and more;
Assist with the email program by proofreading and testing emails and helping manage a weekly email program;
Participate in weekly digital team content brainstorms;
Participate in and/or manage special assignments (such as research or merchandise);
Respond to online member requests (updating member records in the online system, etc.);
Provide organizational support as necessary.

Digital Assistant

Paid/ Full Time/ Start Date TBD

Principal Responsibilities
The Digital department is responsible for engaging and growing the community of people who support EMILY’s List online. The department works closely with the Development, Communications, and Campaign teams to ensure our online program advances the organization’s fundraising, growth, messaging, and electoral priorities.
The Digital Assistant plays a crucial role on this team, ensuring our online properties are up to date, that our email campaigns are executed in a timely manner, and that special projects are planned and executed efficiently.
Specific Duties
• Provide administrative support to the Vice President of Digital, including scheduling duties;
• Manage digital team daily and weekly meetings;
• Publish day-to-day updates to the EMILY’s List website;
• Help draft content for our email program, social media assets, and the
website as directed;
• Set up emails and landing pages;
• Help manage the EMILY’s List store and digital merchandise promotions
• Contribute to the digital team’s weekly brainstorms and planning
meetings;
• Serve as lunch hour back-up and break relief for front desk staff as needed;
• Other projects as assigned.
Qualifications
The Digital Assistant must be extremely detail-oriented and able to work independently to meet deadlines. Candidates should be familiar with HTML, Excel, online fundraising, and advocacy. Ideal candidates will have experience working or interning in digital or communications, preferably in a political or nonprofit organization. Strong writing skills and a sense of humor are necessary. Candidates should be able to handle multiple projects at once, work well under deadline, and understand that the internet isn’t a 9 to 6 kind of job.

College degree and an interest in electing pro-choice Democratic women required.

January 6, 2017

Employer Profile: Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD

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The Creative Alliance builds communities by bringing together artists and audiences from diverse backgrounds to experience spectacular arts programs and engage in the creative process. We provide support to area artists, promote Baltimore as a center for creative production, act as a positive force in our community, and advocate for cultural expression rooted in a sense of place.

Design Intern

Unpaid/ Internship/ Summer

Creative Alliance is seeking self-motivated, energetic, well-organized college interns to work in the Marketing Department. Interns will have the opportunity to build professional portfolios.

Qualifications:

Mac OSX
Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite
InDesign is a must
Basic understanding of html
Ability to follow brand guidelines
Attention to detail

Applicants must meet deadlines, be punctual, and have access to transportation (a car is preferable).

Administrative Intern

Unpaid/ Internship/ Summer

Creative Alliance is a multifaceted community arts organization that seeks to bring together artists and audiences from diverse backgrounds to experience spectacular arts programs. We are seeking an organized, efficient, and creative individual to help us with our day to day operations. Interns will receive an education in how a community arts profit operates day to day, and will assist individual departments as special projects arise. Intern will be responsible for database management, social media, volunteer operations, and any other needs that may arise.

Qualifications:

– Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment
– Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
– Knowledge of social media platforms (i.e., Facebook, Twitter, etc)
– Familiarity with Adobe Programs (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) or willingness to learn.

Light City Lantern Parade Volunteers

Event Support Volunteers

December 21, 2016

Employer Profile: Venture for America, New York, NY and Baltimore, MD

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ventureforamerica.org

Venture for America is a fellowship program that places recent graduates at startups in cities with emerging entrepreneurial ecosystems, forging a community of entrepreneurs committed to building companies that matter.

Venture for America 2017 Fellow

Paid/ Full Time

WHO WE ARE:
Venture for America is a nonprofit fellowship program empowering recent college graduates to launch their careers as entrepreneurs and revitalize American cities. After five weeks of training, VFA Fellows spend two years working for a startup in a U.S. city with an emerging startup ecosystem. Throughout the fellowship, they learn how to contribute to a high-growth business and gain access to mentorship, ongoing training, and the nationwide VFA community. When Fellows and alumni are ready to build companies of their own, VFA provides the resources they need to become entrepreneurs.

Our goal is to fuel job growth in cities throughout the U.S. while empowering our best and brightest to create value in their communities. We aim to produce effective and high-character builders who will found and lead quality organizations throughout their careers.

OUR MISSION:
To revitalize American cities and communities through entrepreneurship.
To enable our best and brightest to create new opportunities for themselves and others.
To restore the culture of achievement to include value-creation, risk & reward, and the common good.

WHO YOU ARE:
A college senior or recent grad of any major or academic background
High-character and self-aware with founder potential and the ability to contribute to a startup
Looking forward to the opportunity to help build an early stage company in one of our cities

THE FELLOWSHIP EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
A great startup job. Get access to hundreds of vetted opportunities at our partner startups and find your team fit.
World-class training. Attend a rigorous five-week training program that includes multi-day workshops, group and individual challenges, and includes sessions led by Flatiron School, IDEO, McKinsey, and noteworthy entrepreneurs and investors
A close-knit network. Join a community of talented peers, mentors, and advisors that includes experienced entrepreneurs and industry experts
Skills development. Follow a robust two-year curriculum with opportunities for ongoing skill and character development, along with events and programs to keep you plugged into the Fellow network
Access to capital. Launch projects or ventures of your own using resources such as the $100K VFA Seed Fund, our investor council, or our $50K Innovation fund for pro-social projects and businesses

ALUMNI HAVE ACCESS TO:
The VFA Seed Fund: Access to $150K+ in investment annually for launching Fellow-led companies
VFA Accelerator: Resources to help Fellow Founders refine their business models, prepare for meetings with outside investors, and launch their business the right way
VFA Investment Council: A group of 10+ third-party angel investors who invest in Fellow ventures
VFA Alumni Network: Opportunities to stay connected through alumni boards, events, on-campus recruitment, mentoring younger Fellows, and more