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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 discfilm@gmail.com.

DISC's mission is to educate people through documentary film and accompanying curricula about the land dispossessions in South Africa.

From Professor Harold Krent

Seeking research assistant for a project exploring the role of private parties in public governance

Professor Harold Krent is interested in hiring a research assistant to work on a project exploring the role of private parties in public governance. Eligibility for work study preferred. If you are interested, please submit a CV to his assistant, Ms. Tasha Kincade, at tkincade@kentlaw.edu.

From Professor Chris Seaman

Seeking part-time research assistant this summer for intellectual property project(s)

Professor Chris Seaman is seeking a part-time summer research assistant to help with legal and empirical research for an intellectual property paper. Expected workload will be 10 to 20 hours/week starting in May. Applicants should have a strong background in IP; knowledge of statistics is helpful but not required. Please send resume and transcript by e-mail to cseaman@kentlaw.edu by Monday, April 12. Please also indicate work-study eligibility in your submission.

 

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