(FALL, SPRING, SUMMER SEMESTERS)
BAAFF seeks new interns every semester in marketing, event planning, graphic design, social media, public relations, writers, bloggers, web design and so much more. You can propose your own title with this possible opportunity with BAAFF. Just email us your suggestions. We want to make it work for you and learn the most out of it. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
"After joining BAAFF, we just became one big family."
Host festival screenings, workshops and other activities at several established theaters in the area. Plans are being made for our festival, and planning meetings are underway. We are looking for staffs interested in programming, event planning, sponsorship, marketing If you are interested in getting involved, please contact email@example.com or fill out this form here.
BAAFF Internship Program
BAAFF internships offer opportunities to gain a broad range of work experiences in film festivals. BAAFF interns work closely with festival staff to plan, coordinate, and implement special events, educational programs, and film screenings.
While internships are unpaid, festival staff will work with interns to gain school credit for work performed. BAAFF requires a commitment of 10-15 hours per week and a set yet flexible work schedule.
If you are interested in a BAAFF internship, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graphic Design (Spring, Summer, Fall)
Assist with in-house design and layout of printed materials (postcards, brochures, flyers, and program guide). Please provide a portfolio.
Web Developer (Spring, Summer, Fall)
Maintain updates and content to the website. Currently using Weebly, WYSIWYG editor. Some experience in HTML preferred.
Assist with screening committee and film research
Special Events (Spring, Summer, Fall)
Help execute production of festival programs and special events. Coordinate logistics with sites, vendors, and sponsors.
Development (Spring & Summer)
Coordinate in-kind donation program. Assist in fulfilling sponsor benefits. Hosting sponsors.
Travel and Hospitality (Summer & Fall)
Working with the coordinator with our guests, making airport pick ups, airport drop offs, and making sure delegate and taken care of when they get to Boston.
Please send your resume and cover letter (please put the position you are interested in) to email@example.com. All staffs and internships are unpaid. BAAFF can give credit for internships if it qualifies with school.
Staffs and interns will have an opportunity to attend some screenings, receive a free t-shirt, and possible chances to meet filmmakers behind the scene.
Film Programming Intern (Summer/Fall)
The Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF) empowers Asian Americans through film by showcasing Asian American experiences and serving as a resource to filmmakers and the Greater Boston Community. BAAFF is a production of the Asian American Resource Workshop.
Film Programming Internship:
BAAFF is seeking a highly motivated candidate interested in film and programming. The internship program will involve multiple short term and long term projects. Will report directly to the Festival Coordinator and will work closely with the Programming Team, Festival Director and Assistant Director. The right candidate will have an opportunity to customize part of their experience to better meet intern’s goals and interests. Internship is unpaid and preference is for students who will receive academic credit. Internship is unpaid, but you will have full access to the film festival.
Responsibilities include working with the Festival Coordinator and Programming Committee on:
Interest in film, filmmaking, Asian American issues, and/or social justice and the arts is highly desirable. BA/BS candidates preferred.
Minimum commitment: 15 hours per week, with flexible/remote scheduling in addition to being available some Tuesday evenings (committee meeting) and one additional day per work week (to meet with Festival Coordinator and Festival Director)
Internship start date: As soon as possible
Application Instructions: Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Communications/Marketing Intern Position
AARW seeks a student intern for the Spring semester to support the Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF).
BAAFF plans two key annual events Short Waves--open call for community short videos, competition and community screening in May--and the signature festival in November. Assistance is needed this semester to help with planning these two events. Learn what it takes to put on a community event and why people get involved, while working with the festival director and a fun and dedicated committee. You’ll help to execute logistics, work with community partners, provide communications and general support. Internship is unpaid, but you will have full access to the film festival. You will be able to receive college credit for this internship.
Possible projects include:
Internship start date: As soon as possible
Application Instructions: Please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
BAAFF offers equal opportunity without regard to age, gender, race, ethnic background, disability, or sexual orientation. Diversity is highly valued.
PAST INTERN BIOS
Event Planning Intern,
Programming Chair & Festival Coordinator, 2013
Stephanie was a junior at Simmons College where she was studying Communications. She was a part of Campus Activities Board where she has coordinated events of all sizes for Simmons students. She also has her own baking program on campus where she brings her passion for sugar and planning together. As the event planning intern, she helped plan the Short Waves program, assisted with Dessert Night, and contributed to the BAAFF newsletter.
"Working with BAAFF was great! I was able to use my event planning and PR skills while helping with the coordination of Short Waves, the short film screening in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month." ~Stephanie
Design & Marketing Chair, 2012
Assistant Director, 2013
Connie was a junior studying Graphic Design at Simmons College when she joined us in 2011. She was in control of all social media and online materials. She used her graphic design skills to rebrand a new theme and design a variety of promotional materials (print, web, video) for the film festivals. Because of her leadership and knowledge, she became our Graphic Design & Marketing Chair.
"I learned more about the film festival process and I was able to take leadership and opportunities in a lot of roles. I had fun meeting new people." ~Connie