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Stories Summer Institute - Student / Teacher Radio Broadcast Training Workshop

Monday, July 6th, 2015 to Friday, July 10th, 2015


PositionsMany Remaining
Close DateAny time before the event ends or when space runs out.
Texas Folklife is seeking volunteers to assist with our annual "Stories from Deep in the Heart" Summer Institute, a 5-day intensive fellowship in radio documentary production with professional producers, journalists and cultural workers. Middle and High School teachers and students will be guided through production of short radio documentaries on themes related to folklife----family and community traditions.

We need your help with a variety of things to make this year's Summer Institute a success! While general volunteers are needed, this opportunity is also well-suited for an individual interested in audio documentary production, communication technology, and work related to the fields of Communication Studies, Radio-Television-Film, Journalism, Folk Art, Arts Administration, Education, Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, Ethnomusicology, and other related disciplines.

The Summer Institute runs Mon-Fri July 6 - 10, 2015. Volunteers are expected to commit to 10-20 hours throughout the 5-day period, including assisting with the concluding public Listening Party event held Friday evening July 10th (7pm-9pm) at the Bass Lecture Hall at the UT LBJ School of Public Affairs.

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Logistical assistance in executing workshop
-Assistance with filming, photography, and documentation of workshop
-Digital promotion, graphic design, social media promotion
-Assist in maintenance of audio recording devices, SD card data, workshop dedicated-computers
-Logistical assistance at the public Listening Party event on July 10th at LBJ School of Public Affairs-Perform other duties as assigned

You will gain invaluable knowledge of non-profit operations and the inner workings of Arts and Culture administration in Texas in addition to the following:
-Introduction to the fields of Non-profit Management, Arts Administration, Folklore, and related disciplines Anthropology, Sociology, Radio Television Film (RTF), Journalism, English, and Communications.-Access to professionals in the fields of folklore, journalism and communications, visual artists, musicians and performing artists.

More information about the Summer Institute and our "Stories from Deep in the Heart" program is available here:

Thank you for your consideration!
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Shifts (3)

Weekday Morning ShiftMon, Jul 06 8:00amFri, Jul 10 5:00pm8am-12pm

AISD Science and Health Resource Center, 305 North Bluff Drive, Austin, TX 78745
Weekday Afternoon ShiftMon, Jul 06 12:00pmFri, Jul 10 5:00pm12pm-5pm

AISD Science and Health Resource Center, 305 North Bluff Drive, Austin, TX 78745
Public Listening Party ShiftFri, Jul 10 4:00pmFri, Jul 10 9:00pmFriday July 10th: 4pm-9pm

Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, Bass Lecture Hall, Austin, TX 78705