Communications/Outreach Intern: 1 Position Available
If you’re interested in public relations, media, or technology and communications, the Airlift team wants you on board to draft and disseminate press releases, listings information, and correspondence; conduct research on media outlets; maintain the press database; assist photographers and videographers with documentation of project and events (or take photos and shoot video yourself!)
Qualifications: Writing/Social Media experience, strong interest in the arts, marketing and public relations; intermediate proficiency in Adobe Suite, access to personal computer.
Commitment:Minimum 3 months, two days a week. Internships are on a rolling basis and available year round.
Programs Intern: 1 Position Available
As a Programming intern, you’ll be involved all aspects of the department’s responsibilities, from the first brainstorming meetings to the installation of an artist’s work. Specific tasks will vary from project to project, but you can expect to conduct research on artists and sites, assist in correspondence and administration, and help with exhibition production. And, you’ll be able to attend curatorial meetings, where you’ll have the opportunity to meet with artists and participate in an informed manner.
Qualifications: Interest in visual art and music, event experience, strong written and verbal communication skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office, and Google drives, access to personal computer, reliable transportation.
Commitment: Minimum 3 months, two days a week. Internships are on a rolling basis and available year round.
Fabrication Intern: 2 Positions Available
Our Fabrication interns will work directly with our Lead Builder and Project Engineer Christian Repaal. Specific tasks will vary from project to project, but you can expect to assist our team and artists in the building of musical houses and other projects.
Qualification: Experience in working with power tools. Basic welding skills a plus.
Commitment: Two days a week. Internships are on a rolling basis and available year round.
Education Intern: 1 Position Available (flexible schedule)
If you have an education background and a strong interest in the artist, New Orleans Airlift wants you to join our team as our Education Intern. You will assist the airlift team in conjunction with a partner education organization to create educational workshops and curriculum around our musical houses to be use during our 2015 Roving Village residency. You will work with an Airlift staff member to recruit groups, schools, and institutions to participate in workshops.
Qualification:Passion for creating educational programs and curriculum outside of the classroom. Strong interest in music and the arts. Experience with Microsoft Word and Google Drive, access to own personal computer
Sample Task: Work with artist to create custom workshops, develop educational curriculum relates to arts and music around the Roving Village installations, contact and organize school groups, and youth organizations.
Commitment: Internships are on a rolling basis and available year round. If you are interested in interning with New Orleans Airlift, please fill out this form. We look forward to hearing from you!!