The Institute of Network Cultures is looking for an
intern with production and research skills
Internship period: April 1st until July 1st, 2021 (0.6-0.8 fte/3-4 days a week).
The Institute of Network Cultures (INC) is a media research center that actively contributes to the field of network cultures through research, events, publications, and online dialogue. The INC was founded in 2004 by media theorist Geert Lovink as part of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool van Amsterdam). The Institute of Network Cultures has a tradition of experiment in digital and hybrid publishing.
For more information, see: https://networkcultures.org/.
For an overview of all INC publications, go to: https://networkcultures.org/publications.
For previous work on this topic, check out our research programs Making Public, The Art of Criticism, the Digital Publishing Toolkit, MoneyLab and Tactical Visual Culture.
You will be a part of a small team within a large institution. Tasks within the team may include:
- assisting with general office operations
- attending meetings
- collecting and reviewing interesting and relevant literature
- being part of the crew at INC events
We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, inquisitive (former) student with knowledge of and a demonstrated interest in internet culture, net-critique and/or digital publishing. 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. A background in (graphic or interaction) design, art (history), cultural studies, or media studies is an advantage.
Monthly compensation: € 400 gross (0.6-0,8 fte)
For further information, you can contact info[at]networkcultures[dot]org or send a CV and motivation letter to the same email address.