Rhizome seeks an Editorial Fellow from January through June 2012. The Fellow will support the editorial department at Rhizome through research, writing, and administration. This position is a unique opportunity for a person with strong dedication to the fields of contemporary art and technology to further engagement and hone professional skills.
The Editorial Fellow must be based in New York and must be able to commit to 16 hours of work per week for 5 months, beginning in Spring 2012. This position is unpaid, but academic credit may be arranged. The Editorial Fellow will coordinate and assist in production of Rhizome's blog and weekly newsletter Rhizome News. Fellow will support daily publishing and maintenance of the blog, as well as researching and writing editorial essays, reviews, and opinion pieces. Many Editorial Fellows go on to work as staff writers for Rhizome.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a high level of familiarity with contemporary art and new media. Education or advanced experience beyond the undergraduate level is preferred. The candidate must have very strong writing, editing, and analytical skills, and very high internet literacy. Knowledge of Microsoft Office software is also required and basic Photoshop skills are preferred.
TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter, resume or c.v., two references, and three writing samples (url or attachment) to Joanne McNeil at editor(at)rhizome.org. Review of applications will begin immediately. Starting date is Jan 16, 2012.