Paid Internship Opportunity with Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image


Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image (BIMI) is a response to the growing interest in film and the moving image across the College. Through public events and academic research initiatives, BIMI addresses a wide variety of contemporary issues, particularly those relevant to its interdisciplinary structure.  Working closely with the Birkbeck Cinema, BIMI programmes public screenings and special seasons, making use of 35 mm film in addition to the Cinema’s high quality DVD projection. We run a busy calendar of events from research seminars to film screenings.

 We wish to appoint one intern for the Summer Term to work closely with BIMI academic staff and the BIMI administrator. In particular, the intern would be involved in:

  • The organisation, promotion and hosting of academic and cultural events, symposia, workshops, screenings and master classes, including the annual BIMI/University of Pittsburgh Lecture and the BIMI/Afterall collaborative events
  • To assist with the organisation of the Pittsburgh Summer Works
  • To coordinate documentation and recording of events, audience surveys and follow up, social media practices and development, to participate in and contribute to BIMI Steering Group meetings and liaise across the Schools and College on behalf of BIMI.

 The intern will work 40 hours per term, or one day a week, and be paid £15 per hour.

 To apply please send a CV and statement of interest to

Applicant Requirements: Applicant must be a current Birkbeck student (MA/MPhil/PhD) in either the Schools of Science or SSHP.

 Application deadline: Thursday 12th March

Interviews: Week of 16th March

Internship Start Date: Thursday 23rd April; Finish Date: Saturday 4th July

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