Jobs, Internships & Grants

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COUNTERCLOCK Journal( is a triannual literary arts magazine established in 2017 with the aim of healing, destigmatizing, and empowering authentic narratives. We are currently open to applications for PATCHWORK, a fellowship program that allows poets and filmmakers to explore, illuminate, and grow by collaborating on poem-films. Over the course of our ten-week long program, poets and filmmakers from around the world are partnered together to write, produce, direct, and edit their very own miniature motion pictures. The deadline to apply is April 19th, 2024. The time commitment ranges from 2-4 hours per week, and the fellowship takes place completely online. We invite students from UChicago to submit their applications in the coming weeks.  You can find out more information about applying to PATCHWORK at, and you can view previous PATCHWORK films at


ISAC Museum Educators 24-25

Teach education programs to K-12 school, family, and youth groups at the ISAC Museum. As a Museum Educator, you will be trained in inquiry-based instructional techniques, engaging teaching techniques, and how to manage a classroom as well as learn ancient history and archaeology. These positions will develop your public speaking and leadership skills, and you will learn how to interact and engage with large groups of varying ages, ability levels, and diverse backgrounds.

Undergrad and graduate students encouraged to apply. A cover letter and resume can be sent to by April 22nd at 8:00 am. 



Institute of Reading Development

The Institute of Reading Development is now hiring summer teachers for our reading programs for students of all ages.  


Luminarts Fellowship  

Deadline: February 16. The Creative Writing Fellowship awards excellence in creative writing in the categories of poetry and/or prose, both fiction and nonfiction. 

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements: Be between the ages of 18 and 30 years old on the date of applying. Be currently enrolled in, or have completed, a degree program, conservatory, or other professional artist development program (not necessarily specific to the program for which you are applying). Live within 150 miles of the Chicago Loop.



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The Graham Foundation

The Graham Foundation seeks an intern to work closely with the Foundation's staff to support the organization's daily operations. This internship is suited for students in architecture, architecture history and theory, art history, or related fields. An interest in a career at a foundation, nonprofit, or arts and cultural institution is preferred. Internships are intended to expand knowledge of operations at a nonprofit arts and cultural institution, which can include grantmaking, the production of exhibitions and public programs, archiving, and visitor services. Click here for more info. 

MR Screenwriting Fellowship

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The 2023 Minority Report (MR) a paid fellowship program for underrepresented student screenwriters that provides a paid stipend of $1,000; Meetings with managers, agents, and executives from UTA, 3Arts, and more; Script readings from production companies like A24, Blumhouse, Big Beach, Paramount, and Plan B; Panels with top writers and directors (previously The Daniels, Chloe Zhao, Barry Jenkins, Shaka King, and more); Personalized mentorship from industry leaders. Click here for more info.

Freelance Audience and Social Media Manager

New York Focus is seeking a freelance audience and social media manager who will help our new publication develop a comprehensive audience strategy, grow our social media channels, expand our newsletter subscriber base and help us think about how to optimize for search and other metrics. Pay starts at $30 an hour, commensurate with experience. This position will require approximately 16 hours a week for three months. This position is a remote position and applicants can be based anywhere. Please submit a resume to to apply. The application deadline is September 25, but we will consider applications on a rolling basis – submit earlier if you can.

Politico Internships and Full Time Roles

Interested in Journalism & Politics? POLITICO is actively hiring full time and internship roles for Summer 2023 Come hear from the Talent Acquisition Partner and Politico team members on what they do, culture, and student Q&A. Politico, known originally as The Politico, is a political journalism company based in Arlington County, Virginia, that covers politics and policy in the United States and internationally. Click here for more info.