Lois Weber's Shoes (1916) The hand of poverty. Courtesy: Milestone Films (link: https://www.milestonefilms.com)

Curatorial/Production Support Intern, Academy Oral History Projects – Summer 2023 (Gold Rising)

Position

Curatorial/Production Support Intern, Academy Oral History Projects – Summer 2023 (Gold Rising) (internship-paid)

Location

Los Angeles, CA USA

Application Date

January 01, 1970

Job Link

https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=5306779&B_ID=56&fid=1&Adid=0&ssbgcolor=FFFFFF&SearchScreenID=1670&CountryID=3&LanguageID=2

Job Contact

oralhistory@oscars.org

About us: 

Founded in 2012, the Academy Oral History Projects collection has become the most unified and unique resource of filmmaker interviews globally. To learn more, please visit our website and explore our pilot digital archive website

 

This internship is part of the Academy 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/academy-gold/about-gold

SALARY: $16.25 / hour. Limited term internship position beginning in June 2023 through August 2023.

Duties:

  • Assist Production Specialist and Director of OHP in oral history production planning and logistics
  • Assist in day-of shoot logistics, coordination (runner) and notetaking
  • Interviewee research and production of reference materials for OHP staff
  • Using VH Program materials, locate relevant interview segments for inclusion in Museum exhibits, programming, and social media
  • Assist department staff with tasks related to transcription, file naming, and organization
  • Writing interview summaries, abstracts and bios, and collection profiles
  • General office assistance.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Community college, trade school, and university undergraduate or graduate students from the class of 2023 or 2024 in good academic standing
  • Minimum of 2.8 GPA
  • Knowledge of and interest in international film history
  • Data entry and file management
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in and/or experience with cataloging and data entry
  • Familiarity with spreadsheets including Excel and Google Docs
  • Ability to learn new software
  • Problem solving, multitasking and project management skills