2024 Summer Intership Form

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The Society of
We Are Canadians Too

2024 Summer Internship Form

© 2024 The Society of We Are Canadians Too

The Society of We Are Canadians Too is grateful to be held on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam Indian Band), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish Nation), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh Nation). We acknowledge our privilege to be gathered here, and commit to work with and be respectful to the Indigenous peoples of this land while we engage in meaningful conversations of culture and reconciliation.

2024 Summer Intership Application

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Internship Opportunity

Thank you for your interest in our internship opportunities at the Society of We Are Canadians Too (SWACT). Since 2017, SWACT has organized cultural arts events aiming to foster appreciation for visual and performing arts while connecting artists with the community.

Now, we’re excited to extend our impact with the upcoming Pancouver Print Edition 2024 – a special edition of TAIWANfest. This edition will showcase local artists inspired by their ancestral homelands, highlighting their contributions to Canada’s cultural landscape while breaking down language barriers to promote intercultural understanding.

We’re seeking passionate individuals to join us. This is a great opportunity for students to apply their education and training in a real-world setting with tangible content and deadlines.

Supported by the Canada Summer Jobs program, applicants must be Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents, or have refugee protection, aged between 15 and 30.

Join us in making a difference through art and culture. Apply now to be part of our dynamic team at SWACT!

Available Positions

Position Overview:

As a Translator, you’ll play a crucial role in bridging language barriers and facilitating intercultural understanding through the 2024 Pancouver Print Edition – the TAIWANfest issue. This extension of the online Pancouver initiative by the Society of We Are Canadians Too aims to deepen appreciation for visual and performing arts while highlighting the often-overlooked contributions of local artists inspired by their ancestral homelands.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Proactive with problem-solving abilities
  • Positive, professional demeanor
  • Genuine interest in arts and culture issues
  • Enthusiastic about learning and contributing to the team
  • Proficient in Google Suite
  • Fluent in English and a second language

Responsibilities:

  • Translate English articles with accuracy and cultural sensitivity into one of the following languages: French, Chinese (Simplified or Traditional)
  • Collaborate closely with the Chief Editor to ensure the integrity and quality of translated content
  • Conduct research when necessary to maintain accuracy and context in translations
  • Meet project deadlines and milestones while maintaining high standards of quality
  • Provide linguistic support for various materials related to the Pancouver Print Edition and online initiatives

Position Overview:

As a Junior Journalist/Videographer, you’ll have the exciting opportunity to work alongside our Chief Editor in capturing and sharing the stories of diverse performing and visual artists. Your role will involve conducting interviews, filming and editing videos, and crafting engaging articles for Pancouver.

Introducing Pancouver:

Pancouver, an initiative by the Society of We Are Canadians Too, celebrates Metro Vancouver’s diverse arts scene. Through its online platform and Print Edition 2024, Pancouver aims to deepen cultural appreciation, foster understanding, and break language barriers.

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to craft clear, concise, and compelling articles that convey artistic stories and perspectives
  • Awareness and appreciation of cultural diversity, with a sensitivity to cultural nuances in storytelling
  • Proficiency in filming and editing video content using relevant software and equipment
  • Collaborative mindset, able to work closely with the Chief Editor and team members to ensure seamless content production for Pancouver

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct interviews with performing and visual artists to capture their stories and insights
  • Film and edit video content that visually represents the artistic narratives for Pancouver
  • Write articles that effectively convey the richness and diversity of artistic experiences
  • Collaborate closely with the Chief Editor and team to maintain alignment with project goals and deadlines

Position Overview:

As an Administrative Assistant at SWACT, you’ll play a pivotal role in supporting the Pancouver project by managing office tasks, coordinating project logistics, and facilitating communication. Your contributions will directly impact SWACT’s mission of promoting diversity, fostering unity, and dismantling societal silos.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated skills in office management, including proficiency in organizational tasks, scheduling, and document handling.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective internal and external communications.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in handling administrative tasks, ensuring precision in record-keeping and documentation.
  • Proficiency in using office software and tools for efficient task management, document creation, and communication.
  • Ability to adapt to dynamic work environments and work collaboratively with team members, supporting the organization’s mission of promoting diversity and unity through the Pancouver project.
© 2024 The Society of We Are Canadians Too

The Society of We Are Canadians Too is grateful to be held on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam Indian Band), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish Nation), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh Nation). We acknowledge our privilege to be gathered here, and commit to work with and be respectful to the Indigenous peoples of this land while we engage in meaningful conversations of culture and reconciliation.

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