Bay Area LASER Intern
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.
5-10 hours per week
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.
Leonardo Managing 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.
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
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
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
Self-Initiative or Self-Starter
Basic Content Management Skills
Has a (FOMO) fear-of-missing-out
Send an email about yourself and why you are interested in this internship, along with website links and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org subject: Bay Area LASER Internship.