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Internship opportunity

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AGORA is looking for interns!

Agora has been built with the big dreams and hard work of many people. Without them this place wouldn’t stand the way it does! If you are interested in supporting us and volunteer to see how we do things around here, or if this fits as an internship within your studies.

  • Are you curious, creative and do you have a hands-on mindset?

  • Do you have enough curatorial interest to research people and projects happening in Berlin?

  • Are you fluent in English, in German, or in both?

We are looking for you!

We are looking to fill three positions within our structure:

1. AGORA ROLLBERG

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Agora is expanding! After 5 years of experimentation in Mittelweg 50, Agora opens a second space in the former Kindl Brewery in the Rollbergstrasse. This 2.200 square meter space will be dedicated to the expansion of the formats that have been developed so far within Agora and dive deeper into themes of sustainability, circular economy, cultural practices and ethical entrepreneurship. Agora is currently in research in order to build the pilot phase of the project, studying the best way to engage communities and bring together the constellation of people and projects that could create the environment we envision. The Agora Team is looking for one person that would support this process.

Tasks:

  • General support to Creative Director of the space

  • Learn about the operations and organisational tools of a multidisciplinary space

  • Support on structuring the events calendar of the space; from the budget estimative until the realisation

  • Support on the communication needed around the launch of the space

 

Qualifications:

  • Communicative, social and interactive person. Able to work in a team and assume responsibilities.

  • Knowledge in Online communication

  • Fluent in English and in German

  • Curious about Berlin’s independent scene

  • Interest in Sustainability and Culture

 

If you are interested in this position, please e-mail event@agoracollective.org with the subject “INTERNSHIP AT AGORA”. Please attach your CV and a short motivation letter answering: Why should I work with AGORA

 

2. CIRCULAR ECONOMY PLATFORM

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Tasks:
  • Support development of Circular Economy content
  • Research Circular Economy best practices and develop a deeper understanding of closed loop systemic thinking
  • Communicate with stakeholders and international/local partners in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Organise and coordinate deep dive sessions
  • Organise and launch new workshop series around relevant circularity topics
  • Support in developing publications and marketing material
  • Communicate with potential partners inside Agora community as well as to outside

Qualifications:

  • Fluent in English, strong in German
  • Communicative, social and interactive person. Ability to work in a team and assume responsibilities.
  • Basic design skills are welcome
  • Knowledge in Online communication
  • Curious about Berlin’s independent scene and interested in Circular Economy

If you are interested in this position, please e-mail simon.lee@crclr.org with the subject “INTERNSHIP AT AGORA”. Please attach your CV and a short motivation letter answering: Why should I work with AGORA

3. ART PLATFORM

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Agora’s ART platform hosts several programmes dedicated to the development of contemporary practices. The main focus of the working period will lie in the existing AFFECT programme and the launch of Agora’s new 3-month residency programme.

AFFECT 2016 is conceived as a 7 month-long program consisting of 7 consecutive modules each led by an artist who invites participants to collectively explore a topic and develop a set of practices and research methodologies over the period of one month in Berlin. Resembling an immersive summer academy, AFFECT offers a diverse curriculum of 7 workshops growing out of the research and practice of the facilitating artists.

In 2015 AFFECT hosted aprox. 70 international practitioners over a period of 5 months.

Timeline: a minimum period of three months between March and December 2016

Tasks:

  • Application management and organisation;
  • Market/promote our programme internationally;
  • Support the development of the programmes content;
  • Accompany and support the residents and course leaders;
  • Organize final event / exhibition;

Qualifications:

  • Able to discuss artistic projects and initiatives;
  • Basic design skills are welcome;
  • Fluent in English;

If you are interested in this position, please e-mail art@agoracollective.org  with the subject “INTERNSHIP AT AGORA”. Please attach your CV and a short motivation letter answering: Why should I work with AGORA?

Benefits

-    Membership to the Agora Collective Community with free or discounted access to workshops and events

-    Access to a large active network of creative practitioners in the fields of art, food, entrepreneurship and technology

-    The possibility of paid shifts in events

-    Meals in Agora Café

 

Looking forward to hearing from you!

Date: March 04, 2016