MoneyLab internship

The Institute of Network Cultures is looking for an intern with writing, research and production skills, for the organisation of MoneyLab#3 and overall project management support of the MoneyLab project.

Internship period: March 1 until July 1 2016 (0.6 – 0.8 fte).

MoneyLab is a network of researchers, artists, hackers and entrepreneurs and other creators that take up the call for critical and creative experiments with and interventions into alternative forms of exchange, ownership and the distribution of value. It provides a platform for multi-disciplinary dialogues between a variety of people and initiatives, both commercial and non-commercial, to work on economic alternatives in digital economy.

This coming Fall the INC hosts the third MoneyLab conference in Amsterdam. The aim of the event is to focus on how creative engineering and creative thinking can directly interfere into hard-core economic debates and help tackle issues of trust, social concerns, scale and security in order to help foster and proliferate alternative models of revenue, exchange and distribution for artists and creative content.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, inquisitive (former) student with knowledge of and a demonstrated interest in MoneyLab related topics.

Internship duties vary but include:

Research & Writing tasks:
• Write literature reviews on subjects related to MoneyLab project
• attend project related events
• collect interesting and relevant literature
• identify possible partners, speakers, artists and related projects
• assist the program committee with writing the program
• write contributions for the MoneyLab project blog
• Update the project website

Production and communication tasks:
• logistical support, partner identification; liaison with partners and speakers
• Assisting INC staff with project- and event-related pre-production and development support (ie location, accommodation and catering scouting)
• targeted promotion activities

Other tasks include:
• assist with general office operations
• attend meetings
• work as part of the organizational team

As the INC has an international scope, active English skills are required, in speaking and writing. In addition, you have strong writing and communication skills, and experience with social media management and web administration. You balance a desire to learn, take initiative and suggest better practices and take constructive feedback.

Monthly compensation €320 (0,6 fte) / € 400 (0,8 fte)

For further information you can contact Patricia de Vries: patricia [at] networkcultures [dot] org or check our website.

Applications: if you are interested please send your resume and cover letter to vera [at] networkcultures [dot] org by February 20 2016.