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- Applied Psychology Internship - Research & Development


- Applied Psychology Internship - Research & Development

Seeking a highly-organized student who has a strong interest in and aptitude for research and grant funding search activities in the ARTS INDUSTRY.

You will support a mission of making the arts accessible to as many people as possible. You will advance the vision of a world of cultural citizens.

This organization has been selected as one of the breakthrough ideas worth spreading by TED Conferences to join its 2016 Fall Residency Incubator.

In addition to mentorship and opportunities to network, the successful candidate will earn a letter of recommendation and

Gain Training & Experience in:

  • The Grant Funding field in the Arts industry
  • Conducting research on business enterprises
  • Designing office documents and reports
  • Developing correspondence

Preferred Attributes / Aptitudes:

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student
  • Strong research, critical analysis, and organizational skills
  • Ideal candidate will be independent and conscientious with strong organization and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time-sensitive tasks
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience in research is preferred

Role Responsibilities / Experiential Learning Opportunities:

  • Research potential partners and sponsors; Gather data about grant makers and foundations
  • Design spreadsheets, charts, & reports; Create lists & structure for databases & spreadsheets
  • Create, maintain, and share grants calendar that ensures all institutional funding deadlines are met with sufficient time for input
  • Handle all relevant correspondence with funders, connecting with appropriate staff members when necessary
  • Conduct intensive research to locate all sources of funding available for individual artists

This is an unpaid internship (10-15 hours per week), offering an opportunity to learn about fundraising and business research.

You will work in Brooklyn, from home, and around NYC.

If you are interested, contact Professor Richard Paino (

(Reference: CWA-2)