The Diaspora Project: Call for Interns

Apply by January 21. Internship dates: February to June 2019

Co-create a citywide cultural engagement initiative this spring!

Urbanity, LLC is a New York City-based consulting firm that centers the authentic, strategic growth and preservation of urban institutions, communities, and cultures. We do this through three core strategies: communications, culture/creative and change management.

About The Diaspora Project

Urbanity, LLC is launching an original cultural engagement initiative this spring. At its core, The Diaspora Project is interested in telling the stories, advancing Asian American liberation, racial and social justice, and sharing the vibrant contributions and experiences of urban Asian Americans.

Using art and culture, political education and a new content platform, The Diaspora Project elevates urban APIA diasporic communities in conversations on race, solidarity and belonging. In addition to fresh content, The Diaspora Project is launching with a series of events including public discussions, film screenings, hip hop, graffiti, street art, literature, food, spoken word, curated art shows, live painting events, music, dj-ing, emcee-ing and other urban cultural events.

About the Internship

Urbanity, LLC is looking for three (3) mentee-interns in communications and DEI; editorial and web; and curatorial from February to June 2019 for an average of five (5) hours a week.

Mentee-interns will support the The Diaspora Project while receiving real-life training in project management, community engagement, media and communications (of all specializations), organizational development, administration and operations. Mentee-interns can expect to receive supervision and goal-setting support to help forge their work styles, lifelong interests, academic, professional and personal development for the duration of the experience, as well as the opportunity to cultivate new relationships with stakeholders. Social change approaches, community organizing, political education and other valuable learnings will be part of the experience.

While no stipend or wages are available currently, monthly MetroCards may be provided, as well as contingency opportunities.

Read more here.