Jobs & Internships

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Internships

 

Cultural Education Events Interns

Silk Screen is a non-profit Asian Arts organization. Its mission is to promote cross-cultural education of the Asian Arts through film, music, and dance.

Year-Round Cultural Education Events Interns will work directly with Organization Leadership staff on all aspects of operations for educational and cultural event programming.

  • Research local school contacts for outreach events in Pittsburgh region
  • Assist with event and performance scheduling 
  • Coordinate cultural outreach goals and stage details
  • Maintain school and community contact sheets
  • Attend Silk Screen events and manage volunteers as needed

Hours: Silk Screen Office, 10-15 hours a week in the Strip District. 

Credits offered*

The main event of Silk Screen is a 10-day film festival in the spring showcasing Asian and Asian American films each spring. 

NOTE: Interns are expected to be available throughout the entire festival. 

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Alex Charlton alex@silkscreenfestival.org

 

Film Programming Interns

(2 positions available)

Silk Screen is a non-profit Asian Arts organization. Its mission is to promote cross-cultural education of the Asian Arts through film, music, and dance.

Film Programming Interns will work directly with the Programming Committee regarding film selections for the upcoming festival

  • Maintain ongoing communication with Programming Director and Programming Committee
  • Locate, watch, review, and track prospective films 
  • Collaborate with Marketing & Public Relations team to create promotional materials
  • Provide written descriptions of selected films for festival use
  • Attend Silk Screen events and manage volunteers as needed

Hours: Silk Screen Office, 10-15 hours a week in the Strip District. 

Credits offered*

The main event of Silk Screen is a 10-day film festival in the spring showcasing Asian and Asian American films each spring. 

NOTE: Interns are expected to be available throughout the entire festival. 

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Alex Charlton alex@silkscreenfestival.org

 

Marketing & Public Relations Intern

(2 positions available) 

Silk Screen is a non-profit Asian Arts organization. Its mission is to promote cross-cultural education of the Asian Arts through film, music, and dance.

Marketing & PR Interns will be responsible for sustaining and increasing the brand recognition and presence of Silk Screen.

  • Maintain a dynamic and engaging social media presence (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) 
  • Develop press releases for Silk Screen events 
  • Actively promote Silk Screen Film Festival and Silk Sound
  • Assist with Silk Screen’s monthly newsletter
  • Attend Silk Screen events and manage volunteers as needed

Applicants should be team-oriented individuals with excellent written and oral communication skills, possess knowledge of marketing strategies, multitask efficiently and complete assigned work under tight deadlines.  

Hours: Silk Screen Office, 10-15 hours a week in the Strip District. 

Credits offered*

The main event of Silk Screen is a 10-day film festival in the spring showcasing Asian and Asian American films each spring. 

NOTE: Interns are expected to be available throughout the entire festival. 

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Alex Charlton alex@silkscreenfestival.org

 

Operations & Development Intern

Silk Screen is a non-profit Asian Arts organization. Its mission is to promote cross-cultural education of the Asian Arts through film, music, and dance.

Operations & Development Interns will actively assist with event programming, fundraising, and preserving Silk Screen’s relationship the Pittsburgh community.

  • Become familiar with grant writing processes
  • Maintain contact database and actively seek to expand network 
  • Assist with the development of fundraising efforts
  • Develop strategies to increase engagement
  • Attend Silk Screen events and manage volunteers as needed

Applicants should be team-oriented individuals with excellent written and oral communication skills, multitask efficiently and complete assigned work under tight deadlines.  

Hours: Silk Screen Office, 10-15 hours a week in the Strip District. 

Credits offered*

The main event of Silk Screen is a 10-day film festival in the spring showcasing Asian and Asian American films each spring. 

NOTE: Interns are expected to be available throughout the entire festival. 

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Alex Charlton alex@silkscreenfestival.org