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Research, History of Art and Visual Culture

Funding Opportunities

The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors Foundation

The foundation currently has grants available for undergraduate and graduate students for funds to complete their thesis films, television programs, videos and interactive projects. You will find the application link and information explaining the grants HERE, along with the grant application HERE. Students must submit ALL materials by June 1st for a Spring/Summer grant and January 15th for a Winter grant.

QUALIFICATIONS NECESSARY FOR CONSIDERATION: Applicants must be a US citizen enrolled in a program at an accredited College, University or Conservatory that requires a final project (thesis) in Television, Film, Video or Interactive Media for completion of the program.  Students must demonstrate financial need and project production viability.  Projects must be no more than 60 minutes in length if a documentary, 25 minutes if a narrative work, or 30 minutes if reality, game show or news show-type format.

Internships

La Jolla Playhouse Internship Program (unpaid) DUE March 1, 2018

The La Jolla Playhouse Internship Program offers an exciting opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to gain professional experience by working side-by-side with extraordinary artists, administrators and technicians. Both full-time and part-time internships are available throughout the year. Your application will not be considered until all the materials have been submitted.

Applications for the La Jolla Playhouse Internship Program are accepted on a rolling basis. Please submit an application online by using the link below. An application, cover letter, resume and two letters of recommendation must be received prior to consideration. Detailed submission instructions are provided in the application.

You may also mail your application materials to:

La Jolla Playhouse
Attn: Internship Program
P.O. Box 12039
La Jolla, CA 92039

Please note that La Jolla Playhouse does not offer any stipend or housing as part of the Internship Program.

The La Jolla Playhouse Internship Program is only open to current undergraduate and graduate students. If you are a high school student interested in becoming involved at La Jolla Playhouse please consider learning more about our Student Board of Trustees.

Internships are available in the following departments:

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Graduate Student Summer Internship (unpaid) DUE March 15, 2018

Costume & Textiles Internship - Collections Management

Description

The Costume and Textiles Department is undertaking a comprehensive inventory, digitization, and rehousing project of the collection. Collections Management ensures works of art in storage areas are accessible, housed in standardized environmental conditions, and are preserved while in storage. Under the supervision of the Senior Collections Administrator, the internship program is designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn about collections care and long term preservation goals specific to costumes and textiles. The intern will gain experience in handling artworks, preparing archival materials for artwork housing, conducting inventories, and navigating the museum database.

Minimum Qualifications

This non-compensatory internship is appropriate for post-graduate and graduate students from the following majors: costume studies, material culture, museum studies, art history, or library science. Candidates must have completed a bachelor’s degree before the start of the internship.  Preference will be given to candidates currently in an academic program who have completed courses in costume and textiles history, collections management, fundamentals of conservation science, and have basic sewing skills. Academic credit can be arranged.

To Apply 

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Nancy Carcione, Costume and Textiles Department, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036; or email carcione@lacma.org.

Pixar Internship Program DUE March 4, 2018

Exciting internship and residency opportunities await college students and recent graduates! Twelve-week and six-month terms offered year-round in: 

  • Animation
  • Art
  • Business Operations
  • Editorial
  • Marketing
  • Production Management
  • RenderMan
  • Software Research & Development
  • Story
  • Systems
  • Technical Direction

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program, or have graduated within one year from start of internship

PERKS

  • Work alongside Pixar employees and contribute as members of the team
  • Enjoy employee access to company wide events and amenities, such as screenings, lectures, fitness facilities, and food
  • Actively participate in Pixar's social, educational and civic programs
  • Get paid (in addition, housing assistance is offered to non-local interns)

UCDC Internship Program (fall or winter 2018 quarter) DUE March 12th at 5pm

The UCDC (quarter in Washington, D.C.) Program supervises and supports students who pursue internships and academic study in the nation’s capital. The program is open through a competitive application process to juniors and seniors (occasionally sophomores) in all majors. Students enroll for fall, winter, or spring quarter, earn 12-17 course credits, and continue to be registered as full-time students. Applicant selection is based on academic record, a written statement, letters of recommendation, and possibly a personal interview.

Students spend 30 hours each week at their internships.  Washington, D.C. offers a wide array of internship possibilities, from working on Capitol Hill or in a government agency to interning for a major media outlet, a nonprofit organization, or a cultural institution. Internship placements are geared toward student interests, including but not limited to:

-government and public policy
-science and the environment
-human rights
-education
-health
-electoral politics
-the arts 
-law
-business and finance
-media and communications 

Students also attend a weekly research seminar.  An essential component of the Washington program, the seminar enables students to draw on Washington’s rich variety of research opportunities to complete a research paper on a subject related to their internships.  In addition to the research seminar, students may also opt to take one upper-division elective course from a range of classes offered by faculty at the Washington Center.  Elective classes are offered in several disciplines, including the social and natural sciences, arts and humanities.  All courses take advantage of Washington’s unique resources for study and research.

SELECTION CRITERIA 

Students from all majors are encouraged to apply. Admission is competitive. To be eligible for consideration, students must:

  • Currently be a junior or senior (although sophomores from natural sciences and engineering majors may also apply).
  • Have a strong academic record.
  • Provide two strong letters of recommendation (if possible from faculty rather than TAs or employers). 

Final decisions will be made approximately one month from the application deadline. A mandatory orientation for accepted students will happen near the end of the previous quarter (e.g., orientation for fall quarter will be held the preceding spring, etc.).

ADMISSION

Admission will be based upon the student's statement of purpose, academic record, letters of recommendation, and in some cases a personal interview. Consideration is also given to the distribution of academic disciplines participating in the program. Participation in UCDC changes the way in which a student meets residency requirements for a degree. Contact your college academic preceptor for more information.

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) – Summer 2018 Internship Program

Creative Artists Agency (CAA), is the world’s leading full service entertainment, media, and sports agency. They represent many of the most successful professionals working in television, film, music, theatre, video games, sports, and digital content. CAA summer 2018 internship applications are now available and due by December 1st. The application can be found HERE. Internships are available in the following departments:

Books
Business Development
Comedy
Commercial Endorsements
Corporate Development
Digital Talent and Packaging
Entertainment Marketing: Accounts
Entertainment Marketing: Creative
Film Finance and Sales
Human Resources
Motion Pictures: Literary
Motion Pictures: Marketing
Motion Pictures: Talent
Multicultural
Music: Marketing
Music: Sponsorship
Music: Touring
Sports: Representation
Sports: Consulting
Television: Alternative
Television: Research
Television: Scripted
Television: Talent