Wednesday, May 25, 2022

If you're passionate about social justice, apply to be an Each One, Teach One intern at Connected to Culture!

About Organizations: 

Connected to Culture, Inc.’s (C2C) mission is to build a stronger Black & Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) community through cultural exchange. The organization provides tech-enabled tools and resources that will better position creators and makers of African descent to connect with the Diaspora.  Through digital literacy, online collaboration, story-telling and travel, Connected to Culture, Inc bridges the gap between the Motherland and the Diaspora. 

Position Overview: 

C2C invites upper-level undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds and with a strong interest in African American culture and digital equity to support our Each One, Teach One program.  Each One, Teach One is a cultural exchange program that works with arts and culture leaders to connect school-aged and young adult students with their West African peers virtually to learn new digital tools from industry experts, create joint projects and foster an understanding of new cultures. The goal is to maximize the number iPads and internet access provided to children throughout the Washington DC metro area who need to sign-up for this free program.

Their program interns are passionate with a strong interest in social justice, youth development, and tech support for a unique hybrid opportunity to support the administrative, teaching artist staff as well as students of the Each One, Program.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the management of the program email inboxes.
  • Compile and track a wide range of participant information and project data, supporting data collection and maintaining accuracy and completeness.
  • Develop digital communications for C2C’s website, email, social media, and podcast platforms.
  • Participate in weekly all-group meetings/trainings (2 hours per week) and weekly individual check-ins (3 hours of per week)

Requirements:

  • 3rd or 4th-year Interdisciplinary Humanities student (college level) preferred; can include (but is not limited to) majors/minors such as American Studies, African American Studies, Indigenous Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Art History, Studio Art, Cultural Anthropology, Communication, English, History, Journalism/Strategic Media, and Sociology
  • Dependable and punctual
  • Minimum of 10 to a maximum of 20 hours per week; a mutually agreeable schedule will be determined in conversation with the organization
  • Experience using tablets and mobile for a variety of tasks, particularly photography and videography
  • Competency in Google suite applications including Docs, Sheets, and Gmail
  • Background check
Deadline:
  • Internship applications are accepted on a rolling basis on their website (summer/fall/spring).
Questions? Contact akua@connectedtoculture.org