Friday, February 25, 2011

Internship opportunity at Austrian Cultural Forum

Austrian Cultural Forum New York
11 East 52 Street
New York, NY 10022

Media & Communications Intern

Start date: March 21, 2011
End date: June 17, 2011
Application deadline: March 11, 2011
Hours per week: flexible
Compensation: Unpaid

With its architectural landmark building in Midtown Manhattan the Austrian Cultural Forum New York is the cultural embassy of Austria in the United States. It hosts more than 200 free events annually and showcases Austrian comtemporary art, music, literature, and academic thought in New York. The Austrian Cultural Forum enjoys long-standing and flourishing partnerships with many venerable cultural and academic institutions throughout New York and the United States.

We are currently looking for a talented and creative intern to join our Media and Communications Department to assist with the dissemination of information about the Austrian Cultural Forum and its events. Hours can be flexible, at 2-4 days per week. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to gain first-hand experience in the areas of public outreach and communications in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities will vary as needed, but will include drafting press releases, writing and editing copy for the website and print publications, carrying out research, and providing additional support to staff as needed.

Writing and editing skills (in English, basic knowledge of German is not required, but helpful), keen interest in the arts.

How to apply:
Please send a cover letter, your resume and a writing sample to

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