Kundiman is seeking a Programs intern. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience with an organization that supports writing communities and the literary arts by organizing readings, workshops, and public events that develop Asian American literary culture. The Programs intern must be based in NYC and will report to the Managing Director.

We’re looking for candidates with:
  • An interest in Asian diasporic writers and literature
  • Strong verbal and copyediting skills
  • Ability to manage time and multiple projects, attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines
  • Desire to work within a community of writers and arts workers
Duties include:
  • Assisting with promotion and execution of national programs
  • Liaising with staff and regional chairs to develop programming
  • Attending Kundiman programs and public events, and assist with logistics and social media
  • Documenting, recording, and archiving media and data related to public programs
  • Brainstorming and researching program ideas
  • Other tasks reasonably requested by Kundiman
Through Submittable, please send us a cover letter telling us why you think this position is right for you, and what you hope to add to and learn from the Kundiman community. Please also include a resume and two references with your application.

• Commitment: 12 – 15 hours per week 
• Duration: June 2017 – August 2017
• Deadline to Apply: May 8, 2017
• Stipend: $500
Kundiman is seeking a Communications intern. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience with an organization that supports writing communities and the literary arts. The Communications intern builds Kundiman's presence through e-blasts, social media, marketing, and publicity, and reports to the Executive Director.

We’re looking for candidates with:
  • Desire to work within a community of writers and arts workers
  • An interest in Asian diasporic writers and literature

  • Strong verbal and copyediting skills

  • Ability to manage time and multiple projects, meet deadlines, and focus on detail

Duties include:

  • Drafting copy for e-blasts, website, and promotional materials
  • Helping to devise and implement Kundiman’s publicity plan across traditional and social media
  • Drafting copy for readings, events, or official announcement for Kundiman, as needed.
  • Disseminating news and cultivate community with Kundiman fellows and supporters
  • Attending NYC programs and help create a digital archive of program multimedia
Through Submittable, please send us a cover letter telling us why you think this position is right for you, and what you hope to add to and learn from the Kundiman community. Please also include a resume and two references with your application.
Commitment: 12 – 15 hours per week 
Duration: June 2017 – August 2017
Deadline to Apply: May 8, 2017
Stipend: $500

Kundiman is seeking a Development Intern. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience with an organization that supports writing communities and the literary arts. The Development intern connects Kundiman to individual and institutional supporters, which is vital to the sustainability of Kundiman initiatives. Candidates must be based in the New York area and will report to the Development Manager.

We’re looking for candidates with:

  • Strong social awareness and networking skills
  • Interest in sleuthing 
Duties include:

  • Assisting with preparation of grant proposals and artistic samples
  • Researching grants and identifying foundations and donors that match our mission
  • Helping to lead fundraising efforts and grant writing
  • Maintaining a calendar of grant deadlines
  • Researching trends in Kundiman donorship and updating donor database
  • Helping to organize donor events, including annual Benefit 

Through Submittable, please send us a cover letter telling us why you think this position is right for you, and what you hope to add to and learn from the Kundiman community. Please also include a resume and two references with your application.

• Commitment: 12 – 15 hours per week 
• Duration: June 2017 – August 2017
• Deadline to Apply: May 8, 2017
• Stipend: $500

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Send one short creative nonfiction piece no longer than 1500 words with your name included on each page. Excerpts of longer work are acceptable.

Include a cover letter with your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and a brief paragraph describing what you would like to accomplish at the Kundiman Creative Nonfiction Intensive.