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Seeking opportunities for the 2015 Harvardwood Summer Internship Program

Harvardwood is pleased to announce the 2015 Harvardwood Summer Internship Program (HSIP), and is now seeking internship opportunities worldwide! HSIP provides a list of internship opportunities in the arts, media and entertainment to Harvard undergraduates and also coordinates career-related events over the summer for program participants in LA, NYC and other cities.

If your company is interested in listing an internship via HSIP, please fill out our brief participant form here. While your company can list your internship at any time, we recommend submitting by Friday, March 20th in order to be included in the first round of HSIP offerings and reach the largest number of potential candidates.

Here is how HSIP works:

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Seeking panelists for "I Was a Showbiz Intern" ARTS FIRST Panel

Harvardwood is putting together an on-campus panel event, "I Was a Showbiz Intern," ahead of ARTS FIRST weekend on April 29, 2015 (Wednesday) from 4-5pm at the OCS.

If you've participated in HSIP or a 101 J-termship in the last couple of years, live in the Cambridge/Boston area, and are willing to participate in this career-oriented panel for students, please email Dona Le at [email protected] with the subject line "Showbiz Panel." Thanks!

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Harvard’s Advanced Leadership Fellowship—Now Accepting Nominations

Harvard’s Advanced Leadership Fellowship provides the opportunity for accomplished leaders who want to move from their income-earning careers to a new life phase, going "from success to significance" by working on addressing some of the world’s most pressing needs, such as education, public health, economic development, gender equality, conflict resolution, environmental issues, or other ways to impact society. Please visit the video library, which provides a broad set of perspectives from the faculty and AL Fellows on this remarkable educational innovation.

 Distinctive features of the Advanced Leadership Fellowship include:

  • Experience counts. AL Fellows are recognized top leaders in their field with at least 20-25 years of leadership accomplishments in any profession or sector wanting to make a big difference in the world as they move on to a new life phase.
  • Calendar year. AL Fellows join Harvard for a calendar year (January –December), with most of the formal on-campus program occurring in the first four months on campus, followed by considerable individual flexibility and project work for the rest of the year. 
  • Emphasis on doing. The focus is on action -- to identify and make progress on a promising project with high social impact potential.
  • Core program plus access to all of Harvard. A rigorous core academic program, led by distinguished faculty from across the University, is augmented by the opportunity for course audits in most areas of Harvard. Fellows audit up to two courses/term (with faculty permission).
  • Partner option. A spouse or life partner can accompany the AL Fellow as a program participant.
  • Peer group. AL Fellows work closely together as a strong peer group and have opportunities to connect with undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.
  • Network membership. The AL community continues beyond the Fellowship year. Gatherings at Harvard or in a global city convene a growing community of like-minded colleagues focused on accelerating the impact of everyone’s projects.
  • Totally unique. The AL Fellowship is not a training or executive program; it offers many kinds of experiences, including the chance for Fellows to offer their wisdom to students.  
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Looking for an alum or current student to help with Class of 1990 25th Reunion reel!

The Class of 1990 is getting ready for its 25th reunion this year!

They're looking for an alum or current student to help put together a reel with clips of work in film and television by members of the Class of 1990 to be shown at the 25th Reunion.

If you can help, please contact Laurie Spira-Savett at [email protected] or (603) 809 6207.

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Harvardwood Special Offer: DISCOUNT Tickets to Ben Scheuer's THE LION

The producer's of Ben Scheuer's THE LION have graciously offered Harvardwood members and their guests a special discount for all performances through March 29.

Some stories have to be sung.

Written and Performed By Benjamin Scheuer
Directed By Sean Daniels

lion.jpgLynn Redgrave Theater at Culture Project - 45 Bleecker Street (at Lafayette St.)

New York Times Critics’ Pick

"SPELLBINDING! See it now. See it again. The best musical I've seen this year!" - The Huffington Post

"An irresistible winner. Benjamin Scheuer beams charisma.” - NY Daily News

"Benjamin Scheuer is a clever tunesmith… and THE LION is quite the charming beast!” - Entertainment Weekly

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Seeking Videographer for LATINAS IN HOLLYWOOD Breakfast

The Harvard Business School Latino Alumni Association is looking for an experienced videographer to record their upcoming Latinas in Hollywood panel. The panel will be taking place on Wednesday, February 18th (8:30 AM start), and will be bringing together top leaders from the creative and business sides of the industry.

The job would be pro bono, but would include the opportunity to network with heavy hitters in the industry. If interested, please send a link to your website/prior work to Vicky Venegas ([email protected]).

Thank you!

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Volunteer with ARTS FIRST (May 2, 2015)

Be a part of ARTS FIRST, on Saturday, May 2, 2015!

Do you want experience working at Harvard’s longest-running arts festival? We are seeking volunteers to help set up, clean up, greet audience members, hand out ARTS FIRST guides, and keep performance venues running smoothly. All volunteers will get a free ARTS FIRST t-shirt!

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Members get a $100 discount off LIVE CreatorUp Courses - LA

creatoruplogo.pngWe are excited to share some new learning opportunities from our educational partner CreatorUpwhere anyone can to learn to tell their digital story. CreatorUp is launching four-week-long Live Classes that will also be virtually livestreamed, and taught by incredible industry leading teachers next month starting on FEB 2nd.  

Harvardwood members will receive a $100 discount off these courses using the special Harvardwood code (must be logged in to view).

Join CreatorUp and register for these live courses (listed below) using the Harvardwood discount code!

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Help us recognize Harvard-affiliated OSCARS nominees!

With the 87th annual ACADEMY AWARDS coming up on February 22nd, we want to make sure that Harvardwood recognizes all Harvard-affiliated nominees!

If you or someone you know from the Harvard community is up for an Oscar this year, please let us know by sending a quick email to [email protected] We'll keep adding to the list found below.

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Harvardwood DC Writers' Meetup on February 4th!

Come out and meet fellow metro DC writers/aspiring writers!

Are you working on a book, play, screenplay or other text? If you like, bring something to share with the group. It could be an outline, a scene--no more than five pages so you can read it aloud and receive feedback in a motivating and supportive environment.

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Apply to join the Spring 2015 HWP — TV Modules

Harvardwood is pleased to announce the Spring2015 Harvardwood TV Writing Modules!

The modules will use peer review, guest speakers and workshops to foster a motivating and supportive environment for participating television writers. The program will run from February through mid-May 2015.

The deadline for applying to ALL modules in Los Angeles or New York is 11:59PM on Friday, January 23, 2015.

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TV Writers, tell us what YOU are looking for!

CALLING ALL TV WRITERS INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING IN THE SPRING 2015 HARVARDWOOD WRITERS PROGRAM - TV MODULES!

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