1st year u/g students, 2nd year u/g students, 3rd year u/g students
Student Responsibilty with support from IIP and/or Host Organization
International Internship Program
About: The Culture Fund of Zimbabwe Trust is a Zimbabwean arts and culture service organization that provides financial and technical support to cultural practitioners, institutions, and activities with the ultimate aim of contributing to the development of the cultural sector in Zimbabwe. The Fund works with artists, institutions, associations, promoters, administrators, and other experts on projects that include performances, festivals, exhibitions, workshops, and research. The Fund assists cultural practitioners with funding support and also works to create platforms that help identify, develop and showcase talent. It has supported over 1,000 arts projects targeting cultural agents from all over Zimbabwe, serving as an active transformative agent for the creative landscape while strengthening capacities to improve livelihoods and fostering new perspectives and re-imagining the representations of Zimbabwean lives, places, and cultural practices. It is the Fund's vision to create a diversified and sustainable sector that not only preserves Zimbabwean values and heritage, but also contributes to wealth creation through arts and culture.
Intern Responsibilities: IIP interns will work on one or more of the following projects:
PROJECT 1: Overhauling of the Culture Fund social media platforms and program foot-printing on those platforms; contributing to enhancing databases for disseminating information via media; and advising on and effecting innovative tools and ways of sharpening Culture Fund social media presence as well as the Culture Fund website functionality and appeal
PROJECT 2: Contributing to documentation of Culture Fund supported projects; and writing or compiling change and success stories.
Qualifications: Candidates with interests in social sciences, media and communications, research, monitoring and evaluation, and arts and culture management are encouraged to apply. Skills in writing, marketing, fundraising, communications, and new media and a passion for the creative sector would be an asset.