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External Leadership Opportunities

Below you will find leadership and fellowship opportunities outside of I-House.

Broadway Housing Communities / Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling, New York, NY

Translators Needed: We are looking for native speakers of the following languages for our Benin and India segments: French, Fon,  Agou, Rajasthani 

"Time for School" is an unprecedented longitudinal documentary project. The project has been ongoing since 2003 and has followed seven children in seven countries who are struggling to get a basic education throughout the years. We are currently in the edit room working on the final film which is set to air in September. More information about the series:

Pay rate is $25/hour for all and all work will take place in our edit room in Chelsea. Please contact Sam Jinishian, Associate Producer, Time for School at or 203-246-8696.

Multilingual (French, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish+) Financial Services Professionals (pursuing MBA or other certification)

Contact: Emma Uematsu at or 914-282-1185 for career opportunities. Kforce Inc (NASDAQ: KFRC) NY office.

Editorial Internship

Center for Communication, Brooklyn, New York

Volunteer Opportunity to Assist Older Adults with Technological Needs

Vera List Center Accepting Art and Politics Fellowships

Founded in 1992 and named in honor of the late philanthropist, the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at the New School in New York City is dedicated to serving as a catalyst for discourse on the role of the arts in society and their relationship to the sociopolitical climate in which they are created.

The Vera List Center Fellowships support individuals whose work advances the discourse on art and politics. The appointments provide the opportunity to further develop such work drawing from the academic resources of the New School, to expand on the work in collaboration with students and classes, and to bring it to the public through the Vera List Center's interdisciplinary programs. Fellowship projects are selected following an open call for applications and relate to the current curatorial focus theme, “post democracy.” Projects can result in performances, concerts, exhibitions, lectures, online artworks, archives, or publications.

Two fellowships will be awarded, each spanning ten months. The fellowship is part-time, non-residential, and carries a $10,000 stipend. Each fellowship is highly individualized, depending on the project. The fellows are supported by a student research assistant, have access to a wide range of New School activities, and enjoy extensive library privileges. Meetings and informal gatherings with New School faculty, past fellows, and other constituencies will be provided on a regular basis to supply opportunities for professional as well as social exchanges. Curatorial, organizational, and financial support is provided for public presentations of the fellowship project.

Journalists, scholars, visual and performing artists, critics, public intellectuals, curators, and cultural practitioners working in any field in which they engage art and politics are encouraged to apply.

Visit the List Center website for complete program guidelines, application instructions, and a list of fellows from previous years.

View complete RFP.

PBS Documentary Seeks Research and Multimedia Interns for HBCU Film

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Harlem USA:  Firelight Media -- the award winning film, television, and multimedia production company, (Freedom Summer, Freedom Riders, Murder of Emmett Till) and the soon to be released film, The Black Panthers, The Vanguard of the Revolution -- seeks Research and Multimedia Interns to assist with the production of, “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities", a two hour PBS documentary slated for television broadcast and a national community engagement tour.

Our Research and Multimedia Interns will be integral members of our production team as we explore the pivotal role Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have played in American history, culture and national identity. The “Tell Them We Are Rising” documentary will use a variety of digital platforms to relay the rich diversity of narratives of African Americans in Higher Education. The Research and Multimedia Interns will assist with the search for archival photographs, footage, and ephemera. They will work closely with our research team to scan and inventory historical images.  Interns will also be part of our Digital Engagement team creating and sharing content on a variety of Social Media platforms.

Intern candidates for the “Tell Them We Are Rising” multiplatform documentary project should be enthusiastic, self-motivated, well organized, good humored, and ready to learn. Our hands-on Internship Program will provide an opportunity to gain new skills and perspectives working with filmmaking mentors who are committed to nurturing the next generation of media professionals.

If you are interested in learning about how feature documentaries are made and would like to be part of our creative team - then send your Resume, Cover Letter and References to: Each Intern will work a minimum of 12-20 hours per week. Course credit is available for those who qualify. Students and non-students of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. There is no pay, no stipends, and no housing provided. An on screen 'credit' will be given to interns who successfully complete their internship.

Thank you for your time and interest. We look forward to speaking with you very soon!


Tanenbaum: Combating Religious Intolerance

Education Internship

Tanenbaum’s Education program provides resources and professional development opportunities to K-12 educators that help them promote respect for religious diversity and create inclusive learning environments. Our resources include a variety of literacy-based, Common Core aligned, and academically integrated curricula and downloadable lesson plans. We offer professional development in the form of in-person trainings or free live webinars.

Job Responsibilities

The Education Intern reports to the Managing Director of Programs and the Program Associate, and will work at least 10-15 hours weekly with the Education program staff.

He or she will support all aspects of the program, including resource dissemination, marketing and development of in-person trainings and webinars, and outreach to potential partner organizations.

The Education Intern would assist with any of the following projects:

Qualifications and Expectations:

  • Commitment to the mission and goals of Tanenbaum
  • An educator, graduate student, or college student (at least in year 2) in a relevant subject area, such as Education, Social Studies, or Religious Studies
  • An interest in or facility with teaching
  • Some classroom experience as a K-12 educator is preferable but not essential
  • Ability to work 10-15 hours a week during regular office hours (9:30 am-5:30 pm)
  • Knowledge of current theories and standards in elementary, middle and high school education
  • Strong interreligious and multicultural skills
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Lesson planning experience is a plus
  • Organized and adept at multi-tasking
  • Creative thinker
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Computer skills including MS PowerPoint/Word/Excel and internet research
  • Sense of humor

All work produced for Tanenbaum by the intern is the work product of Tanenbaum and may not be used by the intern outside of Tanenbaum-authorized activities.


The Education Intern is an unpaid position. You will receive invaluable experience, do interesting work, and make important contributions to a well-respected and influential leader in the field of multicultural education. Tanenbaum will work with you and your school so that you receive academic credit for the internship.

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter, résumé, and one or two brief writing samples (less than five pages) to Applicants must specify they are applying for the Education Internship. No phone calls, please. Learn about other internship opportunities at Tanenbaum.

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Program Overview: ServiceWorks is a three-year initiative with the goal of increasing the number of low income youth involved in civic engagement as a means to build leadership and professional skills and inspire them to pursue higher education and careers. The Door and its partners, University Settlement and Broome Street Academy, are serving as host sites for five (5) Americorp*VISTA members who are developing and implementing a youth service and employability training program to provide professional development, networking, and project management skills, ultimately increasing employability for young adults ages 16‐24 year‐olds throughout New York City. As key component of ServiceWorks are volunteer Success Coaches, who dedicated their time to facilitate training, provide mentoring to young adults, participate in community service projects and ensure the long‐term sustainability of ServiceWorks.

The ServiceWorks Services and Supports include the following:
• 12-week Employability Skills Training Cycles (each cycle consists of 10 sessions)
• 4 Community Service Projects per cycle 
• Capstone Community Service Project at the end of each cycle
• Success Coaches who will provide training, mentoring, and support to students
• Supplementary workshops on resume development, interview skills, college applications and financial aid, and career exploration.

Through ServiceWorks, participating young adults will have the opportunity to gain the following benefits and opportunities:
• Learn key employability, leadership and project management skills needed for academic and career success
• Create and implement service projects to meet real community need
 Develop a professional network to help support achievement of career and education goals
 Receive mentoring and career guidance from professionals in the business community 
 Begin to build a professional resume for college and employment 
 Connections to ongoing programs and supports to support college and career goals

Updated 6/10/2016