Internship Opportunity with The Smithsonian Museum

- From Megan Rogers, Assistant Director for Employer Relations, Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Career Development

The Systematic Entomology Laboratory (SEL) is offering a museum educational internship program, within the Smithsonian Institution’s general internship pool, that encompasses project oriented learning opportunities. Areas of learning opportunities include; curation, digital image processing, insect specimen preparation, electron microscopy, and macro-photography. Projects will require training and guidance from a mentor during the length of the project.

Areas for internships include: curation, digital image processing, insect specimen preparation, electron microscopy-photography, insect identification and macro photography.

All interested can apply here: http://www.mnh.si.edu/education/volunteering/volopps.html

The internship is located in Washington, D.C. at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.

For more information about this opportunity, please check out the original job posting no. 8717 in MICAnetwork here: https://www.myinterfase.com/mica/job_view.aspx?token=8%2fDhPr4p6IygvlS8KkH%2fow%3d%3d.

Note from Megan Rogers: The position description may seem dry, but the internship is a fun way to combine an interest in insects and art and design.  There are opportunities for photographers, illustrators and other artists interested in helping scientists visualize information about insects.

For questions or more info about other positions like this one, please contact Megan Rogers directly at mrogers@mica.edu.

 

New Wilgus Show featuring the Work of Christopher Hinojosa, Opens this Sunday, November 2nd

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With Love, Unfaltering: For Beatrice & Alejandro

The show runs from Sunday, November 22nd through Thursday, November 20th with the reception on Friday, November 7th in the Wilgus Gallery.

Envisioning Emancipation:Black Americans and the End of Slavery with Dr. Deborah Willis, Saturday November 1st, 1pm at Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Sheila Heti, “This is Me, This is My Work,” Monday October 27th

From the Office of Academic Services:

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“This is Me, This is My Work,” a talk by Sheila Heti

Monday, October​ 27 at 7PM
MICA’s Fred Lazarus IV Center Auditorium, 131 W North Ave, Baltimore.

Sheila Heti, a Canadian author, editor and playwright. She describes her most recent book How Should a Person Be? as a composition of constructed reality, based on recorded interviews with her friends, particularly the painter Margaux Williamson. It was chosen by The New York Times as one of the 100 Best Books of 2012 and by James Wood of The New Yorker as one of the best books of the year. It was also included on year-end lists on Salon, The New Republic, The New York Observer, and elsewhere.

Sponsored by the MA Program in Critical Studies

Artist Talk: Colette Veasey-Cullors, Thursday, Oct. 23rd, 7pm in Main 010

Exchange Students for Study Abroad Panel: Monday, November 3rd from 12-1pm in Brown 413

From Cassandra Krumbholz, Assistant Director of Off-Campus Study, International Affairs:

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We have partnerships with some fantastic colleges globally, and students who study abroad often grow as a person and as an artist, get to experience life in a new city, and gain invaluable new perspectives on their work.  However, it can be challenging to convince students to step outside their comfort zones and attend schools that bear little resemblance to MICA, academically or institutionally.  To that end, we have enlisted several of our exchange students to speak on a panel discussing their home institutions and answering student questions about their home countries.

The students come from a number of  our partner schools, including Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Israel, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, LUCA School of Arts in Belgium, Hamburg University of Applied Science, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, and Konstfack in Sweden.  MICA students are eligible to attend each of these schools on exchange and also others (we have over 30 programs).

Exchange Students for Study Abroad Panel; Monday, November 3rd,  12-1pm, Brown 413

For more information or questions regard this event, please contact Cassandra Krumbholz at 410.225.2243 or ckrumbholz@mica.edu.

Photo Department Closing at 7pm on Saturday, October 25th.

Due to the annual MICA Halloween Party on Saturday, October 25th, the Photography Department will be closing at 7pm.  If you need to come in to work, please come early that day.

The department will be back to normal operating hours on Sunday, October 26th.

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