EUNIC Washington, a coalition of E.U. member states’ national institutes of culture: Alliance Française, Austrian Cultural Forum, British Council, Goethe-Institut, Hellenic Foundation for Culture, Instituto Camoes, Italian Cultural Institute, Romanian Cultural Institute, and the Embassies of Slovenia, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Romania, Spain and Sweden, aims to present edgy, creative, diverse and thought-provoking cultural and educational programs to showcase Europe.
In 2013 and 2014, EUNIC Washington will partner with Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts for an ambitious 18-month project highlighting the positive role of culture in urban development. The Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts is the Arts Council for the City of Baltimore, addressing the needs of the arts community through arts and cultural activities and the development of grant programs. The office also produces festivals, special events and promotions for the city. The project is titled “Transit: Creative Placemaking in Baltimore”. It will nurture interaction between the City of Baltimore and several European cities to reflect the impact of culture on city revitalization.
The position of the Culture and Communications Intern entails a three- to five-month internship and will be based in Baltimore at the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts. The primary responsibilities of this position are to assist in the administration of the culture program and communication activities, coordination of film programs and panel discussions, to provide related support to the Cultural Affairs Assistant Director (BOPA) and work as liaison with the EUNIC in Washington, DC.
The intern will provide liaison between EUNIC members and the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts. He/she will assist in the coordination of the initiative, logistics and communications.
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities
The ideal candidate is an inquisitive, independent, and communicative individual
• Fluent in Englis
• Student of cultural management or communications
• Able to coordinate multiple partnership projects
• The intern must be citizen of an E.U. Member State
• The intern will be under an education visa and will be responsible for his/her visa fees, health insurance, and transport to the United States
• This is an unpaid position with a monthly stipend of €220 (approximately $295)
• Monthly transit pass for Baltimore provided
• Housing provided at the Maryland Institute College of Art Internship period(s)
• January 13, 2014 through June 13, 2014 - deadline for applications is October 15, 2013
All eligible candidates should e-mail their CVs and cover letters to e-mail address KGreen@promotionandarts.com