The Institute of Network Cultures is looking for an
intern with research and development skills
Internship period: February 1st until July 1st, 2022 (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 Our Creative Reset, Viral Image Culture, and Making Public.
You will be a part of a small team within a large institution. Tasks within the team may include:
- developing your own research, publications, and/or program
- attending meetings
- participation in general office operations
- 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.
The application deadline is 16 January 2022.