Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2023: Many Temporary Positions (USA)

“JobMultiple temporary positions for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2023, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, USA. Deadline: 2 December 2022.

The Smithsonian Institution holds a Folklife Festival every summer in Washington, DC, as a way to encourage dialogue across cultural groups from around the country and the world. They are currently hiring dozens of temporary positions for the 2023 Folklife Festival. Just to list a few of the positions, those in media and communications:

  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Graphic Design Assistant
  • Marketing & Media Relations Manager

Other positions are in administration, visitor services, marketplace, documentation, production, technical operations, etc.

In addition, they are looking for interns year-round, although the bulk of the work is in the summer. In the fall, winter, and spring, interns assist with research and planning for the upcoming Festival’s programs—best suited for students in anthropology, ethnomusicology, and language studies as related to the program. In the summer, they also seek interns to work on event production, technical crew, the Festival Marketplace, social media, web production, graphic design, foodways, curatorial team, the Festival Blog, public relations, accessibility, participant and volunteer coordination, video production, and administration.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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