EXISTING FELLOWSHIP SITES AVAILABLE FOR 2017-2018 APPLICATIONS.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and students are encouraged to apply by or before the following deadlines (or deadline listed for specific site) to be considered for summer funding.

Priority Deadline: January 23rd, 2018 (recommended for existing sites)

Final Deadline: March 23rd, 2018

Academic year applications should be submitted 60-90 days prior to internship start date. Early applications are encouraged. We understand that many programs may not have notified students of acceptance until later in the spring, so applications received after deadlines will be accommodated when possible. Fellowships will be awarded on merit on a first-come, first-served basis.

Opportunities listed below are based on previous site placements and are eligible for application. These sites are open to considering candidates as long as an open position is available. Position availability may not be determined by the organization until a date closer to the time frame listed under each opportunity and acceptance for a Fellowship is not final until the hosting organization confirms acceptance of the proposed candidate.  Descriptions are an indication of what previous Fellows have done at that site and are subject to change without notice. Placement at each site is dependent upon timing, availability of funds, applicant fit, and the needs of the Fellowship site.

In addition to these eligible sites, students may propose a new fellowship site or request Cornell Fellows funding to offset costs associated with an established, high-level internship program they have found on their own, see PROPOSE YOUR OWN below. Access the Cornell Fellows application guidelines or contact Rsullens for more details.

Collections/Archives Intern

Collections/Archives Intern (Unpaid)

The Harold Stevenson Collection

This is an opportunity to work with the art collection and archives of artist Harold Stevenson (b. 1929), a friend and contemporary of Andy Warhol.  Harold lived in New York, Paris, London, Greece, Miami, and numerous other places and is now retired and living in his home town of Idabel, Oklahoma. His personal collection consists of over 900 works of art and thousands of documents, photos, letters, clothing items, and ephemera that require organization, cataloging, scanning, and rehousing. The collection brings to life the story of an internationally relevant artist that helped to shape the Pop movement and was most notably connected to the art, fashion, and entertainment worlds in the 60s and 70s, although his artistic expression began much earlier. During the 1930s, he captured the Depression, and life among the Black and American Indian communities – which he was a part of.

The ideal candidates for this research opportunity will be art/art history/costume design/museum studies students interested in the Berry Career Institute Experiential Learning program or the Cornell Fellows program. Internships can be one block in length or up to 8 weeks. Multiple students can work together during the same timeframe.

Basic computer skills required, with experience in Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheets a plus. Must be able to lift/carry 30 pounds. Proper handling and care of materials will be taught.

Duties will include:

-Sorting of documents by type and media

-Assigning a catalog number

-Recording catalog number and pertinent data on a spreadsheet

-Scanning/photographing documents/objects and numbering per catalog

-Uploading document images to DropBox

-Re-housing documents in archival storage

-Rehousing/sorting artworks

There may be additional opportunities in research for publications and exhibition coordination/design.

About the area: Broken Bow, Oklahoma is located in McCurtain County, in the southeastern corner of the state. It is a mountainous, timbered resort/vacation area with access to Beaver’s Bend State Park and numerous recreational activities, restaurants, and attractions. It is approximately a 13-hour trip by auto from Mount Vernon. Other cities within a 3-4 hour radius are Tulsa, Dallas, Little Rock, Oklahoma City, and Bentonville, Arkansas, where many outstanding museums can be found, as well as other cultural institutions. Interns will have free time to travel to these areas.

It is preferable that interns have their own vehicle, but transportation to and from Broken Bow may be available.  Assistance with finding housing is also available.

Those interested should contact Chris Penn-Goetsch for more details on the opportunity and Rebecca Sullens for how to apply.

Deadline for Cornell Fellows funding is March 23 and Berry Career Institute Funding is April 17.

SLATER FELLOW IN THEATRE

Organization: Creede Repertory Theatre

Location: Creede, CO

Timeframe: Summer 2018

Deadline: Deadline extended to February 14th, 2018

Description: Creede Repertory Theatre is a professional theatre founded in 1966 in a beautiful tourist destination at 9,000 feet in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. As a cultural home for artists, residents, and visitors of the West, CRT creates a diverse repertory season of plays, new works, and dynamic education programs each season between May and September.

Students applying to intern at Creede may select from one of the following positions. Descriptions below are summaries. Interested students should email rsullens@cornellcollege.edu for full job description prior to applying.

1. DEVELOPMENT AND FUNDRAISING:

Contract Time Frame: Flexible start date in May or June through August or September 2017 (could be extended if the student’s schedule permits)

Purpose and Goals: The purpose of the fellowship is to assist Creede Repertory Theatre’s Development Team in cultivating relationships that create loyalty, interest, commitment, and support for CRT. The Development Fellow will also participate in a variety of day-to-day activities that are involved in the running of a professional theatre company.

Development and Fundraising Position Expectations

  • Fellow will be assigned a mentor from our professional company and report to Development Director.
  • Fellow will participate in three master classes conducted by Creede Repertory Theatre staff.
  • Work in an assigned shop that highlights the student’s interests and talents.
  • Assist in the planning of summer fundraising events and donor receptions
  • Coordinate and facilitate a wide variety of public and private events held on CRT premises or produced by CRT off site. These include fundraising events, community-based events, and preview receptions
  • Personally reach out to donors/patrons, as needed– to thank them, to invite to events, etc
  • Assist with Grant Proposal and Reports, as needed
  • Perform any other reasonable duties as assigned by your supervisor that should be necessary to meet the needs of CRT and the Development Department
  • Participate in any special community functions, company functions, or publicity functions required by the Development Department
  • Fellow will work part time in CRT’s dynamic and dramaturgically-driven Front of House department, working box office shifts and representing CRT to potential patrons.
  • Maintain an excellent attitude throughout the summer season.

2. MUSICAL THEATRE:

Contract Time Frame: May 15 – Aug 26, 2018

Purpose and Goals: Learn and gain experience from a fast-paced professional repertory rehearsal/performance process. Perform various ensemble roles in THE WIZARD OF OZ (RSC) (dir. Emily Van Fleet, music dir. Ian LeRoy) and 9 TO 5 (dir. TBD, music dir. Ian LeRoy) The exact roles will be specified when fellowship is awarded. Looking specifically for strong female singer/actors of any ethnicity.

Musical Theatre Position Expectations:

  • Fellow will be assigned a mentor from our union acting company.
  • Fellow’s director supervisor will be Jessica Jackson.
  • Fellow will participate in three master classes conducted by Creede Repertory Theatre staff.
  • Attend all assigned rehearsals beginning May 15 in Creede, CO.
  • Come into first rehearsal with an excellent understanding of the music and the script.
  • Maintain the excellence of your performance and the directors’ vision of the play through the run of the show. The shows run through August 26, 2018.
  • Work part time in CRT’s dynamic and dramaturgically-driven Front of House department, working box office shifts and representing CRT to potential patrons.

3. TECHNICAL THEATRE

Contract Time Frame: May 15 – Aug 26, 2018 [Approximate]

Purpose and Goals: The purpose of the fellowship is to learn and gain experience from a fast-paced professional repertory process.  The Fellow will work with theatre professionals from around the country putting up a series of shows that will be seen by audiences of approximately 24,000. The exact duties will be specified when fellowship is awarded. CRT is looking specifically for strong carpenters, stitchers, sound or lighting engineers.

Technical Theatre Position Expectations:

  • Fellow will be assigned a mentor from our professional company.
  • Fellow’s direct supervisor will be Production Manager.
  • Fellow will participate in three of the following master classes conducted by Creede Repertory Theatre staff:

*Design Process Workshop, conducted by the Production Manager and one of CRT’s many designers.

*Portfolio Review conducted by CRT staff.

*Period and Styles workshop. Observe and participate in a design discussion for one production. Create online journal or video series about period style of one show, and the design process. This blog or video series might be featured on CRT’s Facebook pages. Work with one of our designers to mentor you through your own process about your concept for the show.

*Master class on administration or viewpoints with Education Director Johamy Morales.

*Creating a season from a production manager’s perspective workshop, by Rick Reeves.

  • Work in an assigned shop that highlights the student’s interests and talents.
  • Fellow will work part time in CRT’s dynamic and dramaturgically-driven Front of House department, working box office shifts and representing CRT to potential patrons.
  • Maintain an excellent attitude throughout the summer season.

 

 

CORNELL FELLOW IN MUSEUM STUDIES (Collections)

Organization: African American Museum of Iowa

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Timeframe: Summer or academic year depending on site needs

Deadline: January 23rd, 2018,  Early applications and inquiries welcome

Description: The African American Museum of Iowa collects hundreds of archival, object and photograph collections each year.  The Collections intern will learn to navigate Past Perfect 5.0 software (collections management software, used by many museums) and process new accessions under the supervision of the Curator.  Intern will learn proper handling and storage techniques for diverse collections and, as needed, will be taught conservation techniques as well.

Working with collections is a time consuming task.  Intern will be working with fragile and irreplaceable items.  Attention to detail and patience are a must.  Previous collections management coursework or experience is preferred.

CORNELL FELLOW IN CHILDREN’S RESEARCH

Organization: Children’s Hospital Colorado Center for Gait Movement and Analysis

Location: Aurora, Colorado

Timeframe: Summer 2018

Deadline: January 23rd, 2018,  Early applications and inquiries welcome

Description: The fellow will work collaboratively with members of the Center for Gait Movement and Analysis and the Orthopedics Institute at Children’s Hospital Colorado on a variety of projects looking at ways child patients walk or performs certain functions related to walking. A specific project will be assigned to the student based on interest and work being conducted in the lab.Opportunities to work with patients, members of the Center’s staff, and practicing physicians in the hospital comprise the bulk of the fellowship experience. Individual assignments are subject to change.

Please contact mkendall@cornellcollege.edu for more information.

 

CORNELL FELLOW IN THEATRE

Organization:  Puppet Kitchen

Location: Ridgewood, Queens or East Village, Manhattan

Timeframe: Summer 2018, 8-10 weeks

Deadline: January 23rd, 2018,  Early applications and inquiries welcome

Description: The Fellowship position will be a combination of Puppet Kitchen’s Studio Apprentice and Management Apprentice positions.

Puppet Kitchen Apprentices assist skilled designers and builders on studio projects, so a typical day might include hands-on building, a brief lesson on a new material, a shopping run and help with studio upkeep. Occasionally, Studio Apprentices help teach workshops or join us onstage or backstage in performances.  Skill-building at the PK is both self-directed and supported: apprentices are trained in materials and techniques for puppet building and are encouraged to ask questions throughout the process. Apprentices may also staff occasional professional development workshops at the PK and attend them free of charge.

The PKP Management Apprentice assists the three Head Chefs (Emily, Eric, and Michael) as well as our Studio Manager on both project-based and company business. A typical day could include attending our morning meeting, scheduling coordination with staff, taking photos of puppet builds in progress and putting together a presentation for a client.

All PKP Apprentices work on a project of their own during their time at the PK. This can be as simple as research into a particular type of puppet, a building project, a short cabaret style performance piece or something else. Apprentices are invited to use the studio facilities to develop their own work. We meet weekly as a group to discuss project development, troubleshoot and problem solve, and gather materials, advice, and ideas for the next week’s work.

Applicants should have some experience in puppet making, art fabrication, sculpture, theater tech (costume/set/props) or any combination of those fields. Direct puppet making or puppetry performance experience is a bonus but is not necessary. Organizational or administrative experience is desired and familiarity with theater production, or stage management is a plus. Other desired skills: familiarity with Macintosh OS, Google Apps, good oral and written communication skills, familiarity with WordPress, Photoshop, iMovie, etc a plus.  We look for curious, self-motivated individuals whose work in puppetry will continue to develop beyond their time with us.

More information on Puppet Kitchen apprenticeships

CORNELL FELLOW IN NEUROLOGY AND MEDICINE

Organization: Center for Sleep Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Location: Rochester, MN

Timeframe: Summer 2018

Deadline: January 23rd, 2018,  Early applications and inquiries welcome

Description: The student become familiar with analysis of polysomnogram (sleep study) neurophysiologic data by active participation in the Mayo Sleep and Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory. The student will initially become familiar with research techniques for analysis of cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) sleep microarchitecture and REM sleep without atonia (RSWA) in polysomnography. The student will then learn to apply these neurophysiologic techniques in analyses of humans with neurological and sleep disorders, and gain experience with experimental design and conduct in clinical research. There will be opportunities to regularly attend scheduled laboratory learning sessions and meetings, provide written assessments of their experiences reflecting self-learning, and depending on progress, the student may participate in analyzing and interpreting experimental data through the summer experience and, if applicable, participate in generation of future research abstracts and manuscripts.

Contact mkendall@cornellcollege.edu for more information.

ROGERS FELLOW IN ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Organization: University of South Carolina

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Timeframe: Summer 2018

Deadline: January 23rd, 2018,  Early applications and inquiries welcome

Description: The Fellow will be matched with a site on or near the University of South Carolina. Possible projects include research on pelagic fishes in the Gulf of Mexico, research on policies and practices related to environmental law, or sustainable seafood practices involving the seafood industry, tourism, and economics. Past Rogers Fellows have been placed with the Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Studies and at the South Carolina Aquarium.

CORNELL FELLOW IN ACCOUNTING/FINANCE

Organization: Teacher Created Materials

Location: Huntington Beach, California

Timeframe: Summer 2018

Deadline: January 23rd, 2018,  Early applications and inquiries welcome

Description: The fellow will work on a variety of projects in the accounting department of Teacher Created Materials. The intern will be able to learn the full scope of accounting – A/P, A/R, G/L, and reporting.  A strong background in economics, business, or related fields as well as interest in the accounting field preferred.