Baltimore Field School: Orser Center Fellow, spring 2021

The Baltimore Field School is accepting applications for a student fellow to assist us with graphic design, content creation, and web design for an estimated 5 hours per week during the spring semester. This position offers a $1,000 stipend from the Orser Center endowment.

Send applications to Baltimore Field School program assistant Imani Spence (UMBC ‘16) [email protected] by February 5.

Sponsored by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Baltimore Field School is a planning intensive focusing on building collaborative public arts and humanities projects developed with community partners. The project seeks to create a model of ethical humanities research and teaching in Baltimore and cities like it. During 2021, we will focus on programming, a week-long summer institute, and a fall convening. The Baltimore Field School is committed to anti-racist and decolonial models of engagement working with communities in Baltimore.

The student fellow must be interested in Baltimore and the arts and humanities. Working directly with the program assistant, the fellow will help develop graphic design branding and the Baltimore Field School website and promotions focused on information and updates for participants of the Field School as well as the public. 

The position requires:

  • Interest in the future of Baltimore City
  • Skills working in WordPress 
  • Graphic Design skills using Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience and interest in the arts and humanities as social change agents 
  • Generative; building off ideas and creating more possibilities 

Application should include: (1) a CV/resume (no longer than 2 pages), (2) a paragraph on your interests and potential contribution to the Baltimore Field School (included in the body of the email), and (3) links to work samples. 

Student can receive 3 credits of for AMST 498: Internship as part of the fellowship. Start date is February 15.