Film Festival Intern

The intern will assist with preparations for the 2018 New York Jewish Film Festival, an annual festival co-presented by the Jewish Museum and Film Society of Lincoln Center.

The intern may also assist with preparations for Television and Beyond, a project in the new collection display, which presents a rotating selection of television clips from the Museum’s Broadcast Archive.

Department: Curatorial Affairs
Reports to: Associate Curator, Director of NY Jewish Film Festival
Date posted: June 26, 2017
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: Part-Time; Schedule TBD


  • Assist in processing submissions for the Film Festival
  • Write descriptions and assessments of select submitted films
  • Assist with communications with filmmakers and distributors
  • Assist with gathering materials about the Film Festival for marketing and publicity purposes
  • Assist with preparations for Television and Beyond
  • Assist with organizing materials related to the Broadcast Archive

If possible:

  • Assist with Film Festival on site at Lincoln Center (Jan. 10-23, 2018)


  • B.A or M.A. in Media Studies, Museum Studies, Curatorial Studies, or an arts-related field
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm for film and media; familiarity with museums. 

Human Resources Coordinator
The Jewish Museum
Phone: ​212-423-3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.