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Film Classroom Support Intern - Off Campus Federal Work Study -

Monday, September 17th, 2018 from 12:00pm to Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 4:00pm

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6-7 hours per week.

Schedule will be set for specific courses at initial meetings. School day runs from 8am-3pm.

 

 

Description of TAPA – Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts:

 

TAPA develops well-rounded, educated, artistic and professional community leaders who practice service and teamwork in initiating and implementing goals, with a focus on the global society.

 

Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts is an academically-rigorous, arts-integrated public charter school for students in grades 7-12. TAPA is a community of practice, where culture, the performing arts and expanded learning time are all fundamental components of a rigorous academic program. TAPA is woven into the diverse and creative fabric of the city of Providence, fostering engaged, well-rounded artistic leaders.

 

Position Description:

 

The student intern will play a supporting role in the the film classroom for all grades, working in-class with the students, as well as in small-groups.

 

Student interns will have responsibility for specific projects and also participate in the day-to-day operations with the classroom teacher, including assisting students with editing and filming,  and collaborating with TAPA staff.

 

Responsibilities may include:

• Helping students with classwork and homework assignments

• Maintain TAPA’s film database.

• Supporting film and arts department initiatives

• Additional administrative and other duties as needed

• Projects of choice based on the intern’s specific interests

• Additional responsibility may include helping deliver recycling to Rhode Island Resource

Recovery (optional, only if interested in recycling initiatives)

 

Required skills:

• Experience with filming equipment, and editing software such as FinalCutPro

• Familiarity with issues affecting urban education

• Excellent writing and organizational skills

• Flexibility, dependability, and enthusiasm

• Willingness to jump right in to a fast-paced work environment

 

Desired skills:

• Previous experience working with high school students a plus, but not required

• Spanish fluency a plus, but not required

 

Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Hours, Payment and Academic Credit: $13/hour

 

Timeframe: TAPA seeks student interns for the fall and/or spring semesters.  Full academic year internships (both fall and spring semesters) are available and preferred.  Fall/full-year interns are generally hired by late summer; spring interns are generally hired before the December winter break. Interns may apply for one or two semesters.  

 

Internship will start with an orientation tour, a review of policies, and introduction to key staff.

 

 

Start date: mid-late September

End date: late April

 

Schedule: the TAPA Supervisor and work-study intern will come to a mutually-agreed upon weekly schedule.  Interns are expected to be punctual, consistent, and to communicate in advance with the Supervisor in event of an absence.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

TAPA: Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

 

BCI required

 

 

About TAPA: Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts

Through a rigorous arts-integrated program, TAPA, a public charter school in Providence, Rhode Island, cultivates artist-scholars who are prepared for collegiate and professional success and leadership in a global society. TAPA develops well-rounded, educated, artistic and professional community leaders who practice service and teamwork in initiating and implementing goals, with a focus on the global society. Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts is an academically-rigorous, arts-integrated public charter school for students in grades 7-12. TAPA is a community of practice, where culture, the performing arts and an expanded learning time are all fundamental components of a rigorous academic program. TAPA is woven into the diverse and creative fabric of the city of Providence, fostering engaged, well-rounded artistic leaders.

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Location: 150 Washington Street, Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts, Providence, RI 02903