Bay Area LASER Intern

Dates or Deadline: 
8 August 2017 to 31 December 2017
Organized by: 
Leonardo/ISAST
Contact: 
Danielle Siembieda
City: 
Oakland
Country: 
United States
Leonardo Program: 

About LASERS

The Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) is a program of Leonardo/ISAST and is supported by institutions and individuals acquiring around the world. It is is a grassroots movement to connect artists and scientists for cross pollination of ideas and the beginning of new partnerships. Leonardo LASER Talks were found in 2008 by Piero Scaruffi.  

Leonardo/ISAST Internship Program

The Leonardo internship program aims to enrich the learning goals and networks of the intern. The program will provide mentorship, skill development, project portfolio and on the job training. Other perks of the internship include a free subscription to ARTECA, Leonardo’s aggregator where you will have access to all Leonardo content as other valuable information about art, sciences and technology; Invitations to VIP Leonardo events; and a profile posting on our online Leonardo Electronic Directory. Our internships are flexible, experience driven and credit based. 

Time Frame

Open Ended

Time Commitment

5-10 hours per week

Location(s)

Bay Area LASER Intern - Ability to travel to the 3 Bay Area LASERs (Stanford, USF and Berkeley) and at least a couple visits to the Oakland Office.

Reporting to

Leonardo Deputy Director and LASER Leadership committee. Will also have onboarding and training with Leonardo offices and work directly with other LASER Organizers.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Below are some of the tasks of the LASER Program. Not all tasks will be required of the intern. What the intern will be assigned will depend on skill set and interest.

Live Events

  • Help with filming and streaming the evening

  • Live tweeting and posting to social media during the events

  • Set up and take down

  • Assuring Leonardo materials are available to the audience

  • Acquiring filming permissions from the speakers

Speaker Maintenance

  • Adding to and maintaining the speakers database

  • Making sure the filming permissions have been processed

  • Collecting speaker information such as bio, twitter handle, etc.

  • Collecting sign up sheets

  • Counting number of attendees

  • Following tweets and posts with #LASERTalks

Outreach

  • Posting on event listing websites such as University events pages, fun cheap sf, bay area science festival, etc.

  • Be a liaison between student groups at USF, Berkeley and Stanford at the LASERS

  • Adding events on the MeetUp.com website and Eventbrite

  • Creating Facebook and Twitter memes related to the event

  • Organizing the videos on the Leonardo LASER website

Preferred Skills

Outgoing

Self-Initiative or Self-Starter

Mobile video/photo

Social Media

Organized

Basic Content Management Skills

Has a (FOMO) fear-of-missing-out

APPLY

Send an email about yourself and why you are interested in this internship, along with website links and resume to laser@leonardo.info subject: Bay Area LASER Internship.