Jobs & Internships

JOBS

Senior Counselors

Senior Counselors at JBFC’s successful Summer @ the Lab camp program for grades 3-10 lead groups of students through a wide variety of exciting media making projects. Additionally, they will collaborate with teachers and the equipment room staff, and manage junior counselors and CITs. For more information on our summer programs, click here

Responsibilities may include:

  1. Group Leadership
    1. Design and lead creative media making projects
    2. Foster positive learning and collaboration in the classroom
    3. Provide a consistent thread of support and expectations in all camp settings
    4. Communicate closely and effectively with parents and caregivers
  1. Classroom Management
    1. Coordinate class equipment, space, and material needs
    2. Collaborate with education administrative staff
    3. Supervise a junior counselor and CIT
    4. Communicate closely with the Camp Director
    5. Participate in co-presentation of film discussions and the Family Friday screening
    6. Set up, clean up, and maintain classroom spaces
    7. Participate in weekly staff meetings
    8. Reflections

Applicants should demonstrate the following:

  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Experience and passion for working with youth
  • Interest in film and/or arts education
  • Ability to multitask
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Experience in media production
  • Demonstrated ability to be a leader and additionally work as a member of a creative team

Salaries are hourly at $15.00 per hour

Applications for the summer 2017 semester are due by Friday, March 3rd. Candidates who are being considered will be contacted and requested to have a follow-up interview. Notification and schedule confirmation by Friday, March 24th.  For an application click here

Every Senior Counselor will be required to participate in three mandatory half-day training sessions and a three-hour orientation at the Media Arts Lab the week of June 19th. Staff will be compensated for this time.

Please send application to jobs@burnsfilmcenter.org with “Senior Counselor 17” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

The Jacob Burns Film Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages people of any race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age and ability to apply.

 

CIT Summer @ the Lab 2017

The Jacob Burns Film Center seeks full time Counselors-in-Training (CITs) at the Media Arts Lab. Summer @ the Lab features two-week full-day camp programs for students entering grades 3-10 and a three week program for students entering grades 9-12. The CIT Program is open primarily to current high school sophomores and juniors seeking to gain practical experience in the areas of media production and camp counseling. Summer @ the Lab runs from June 26-August 4. For more information on our summer programs, click here

Responsibilities may include:

  • Setting-up and cleaning-up classroom studios
  • Working hands-on with students
  • Providing general support as needed for the lead instructor

Applicants should demonstrate the following:

  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Passion for working with youth
  • Interest in film and/or arts education
  • Ability to multitask
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Experience in media production and/or media studies
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a creative team

This position is nonpaying. However we encourage our staff to take advantage of the many event and classes that take place on our campus. To help make this possible, all CITs are entitled to the following benefits:

  • Free Films: CITs gain free admittance to regular screenings and special events where seats are available (tickets cannot be secured in advance).
  • Course Discount: CITs who take courses at the Media Arts Lab during the summer, or the semester directly following, qualify for a 20% reduction of the course fee.
  •  During the camp day: CITs will collaborate on a project of their own design to build and advance their media making and storytelling skills.

Applications for the summer 2017 semester are due by Friday, March 3th. Candidates who are being considered will be contacted and requested to have a follow-up interview. Notification and schedule confirmation by March 24th. For an application click here

Every CIT will be required to participate in a mandatory full-day orientation and training session at the Media Arts Lab. Date TBA.

Please send application to jobs@burnsfilmcenter.org with “CIT 17” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

The Jacob Burns Film Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages people of any race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age and ability to apply.

 

 

 

INTERNSHIPS

We are currently in the process of planning a new intern program. Please check back for details.