From Professor Bernadette Atuahene
Documentary film organization seeking a student intern
We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated student intern with strong writing, research and interpersonal skills. Intern candidate must be able to multi-task and work with minimal supervision. The intern's primary responsibility and duty will be focused on developing a presence for the documentary film in social networking forums, i.e., Facebook, Twitter, Digg, Delicious, MySpace, etc.
Substantial experience with social networking is required; experience with filmmaking and/or fundraising is a plus. Intern must be a work-study student and available to start working by March 22.
Are you interested in?
- working on an evocative documentary film project
- enhancing your marketing and social networking skills
- learning about post-Apartheid effects in South Africa
- gaining experience with a nonprofit organization
If you answered "YES" to any of the above, this position is for you!
Documentaries to Inspire Social Change (DISC) is a nonprofit organization co-founded by Chicago-Kent law professor Bernadette Atuahene. DISC's first film, Sifuna Okwethu, will be an evocative story about land theft in South Africa. A sneak peek of the film can be viewed at www.discwebsite.org.
Interested students should e-mail their resumes and interest letters to Professor Atuahene at email@example.com.
DISC's mission is to educate people through documentary film and accompanying curricula about the land dispossessions in South Africa.
From Professor Steven Heyman
Summer research assistant needed
Professor Steven Heyman is seeking a summer research assistant to work 30 to 40 hours per week, doing research for an article he is writing on the First Amendment jurisprudence and broader worldview of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. Applicants should have a GPA of 3.5; a background in philosophy, political theory, jurisprudence, the history of ideas, evolutionary theory, or related fields is a plus. If you are interested, please send Professor Heyman an e-mail with your resume, a list of grades, and a brief statement of your interest in the position.