Who would be interested
in a Dreamtime internship?
Internship positions at Dreamtime are
designed to offer meaningful experience
for those interested in:
- community organizing and outreach
- non-profit management
- public speaking
- responsible/ethical business
- volunteer coordination and management
- marketing and promotion
- graphic design and layout
- sustainable building and ecodesign
- renewable resources, alternative fuels, solar
- sustainability, landscaping, outdoors and applied permaculture
- event production, and ecological
practices in event production
- music, stage management, booking
- workshop coordination
- interactive art
- health, both personal and social
- film and media
When is the internship?
These internship positions begin in January and extend through August.
Where is the internship?
Positions can be done from home, as we hold regular phone conferences
for staying connected virtually. There may also be the opportunity to
live on site a week before the event until one week after the event.
What kinds of
positions are available?
Positions are tailored to the interests
of the student and the needs of the organization.
For students ready to accept key responsibilities,
we will be interviewing for team lead
positions, which may lead to employment.
In addition, there are various internship
possibilities. All positions will have the opportunity to participate
in a wide breadth of training and experiential learning.
- EcoDesign and Sustainable Building: Work
with building and design staff to build and design eco friendly structures
from organic and recycled materials, including 40' yurts, geodesic
domes, 20' hexa-yurts, ecotoilets, solar showers, and more. Experience
with tools and carpentry a plus.
- Renewable energy / Greening Best Practices: Work
with production staff to implement sustainable fuels (biodiesel),
carbon offsetting, photovoltaics, solar showers, recycling/composting,
and more. Experience with electrical wiring a plus.
- Landscaping, permaculture and site coordinator: Work
with setup and grounds staff and permaculture advisors to landscape,
implement road and earthmoving plans, coordinate planting and restoration,
reduce fire danger, develop ponds and water features, and more.
- Stage and Performance Coordinator: Work
with Stage and Perforamance manager to book, schedule and work with
large numbers of performance groups and bands. Work with sound crew
and stage crew during the festival, and participate in managing backstage
and VIP areas.
- Whole Foods Chef: Direct the affairs
of the intern kitchen by designing and implementing menus for staff
before and during the event. preparation of elixers and cultured foods,
working closely with the local farm and goats, reading materials,
and working with an advisor. Experience with natural foods and cooking
a must. Paid position. If interested in this position, please contact
- Ethical Business
Expo director: Be in charge
of directing a new project in the event
- an expo of companies exemplifying
ethical, environmentally sustainable,
and healthy practices in business and
consumerism. Work closely with the
co-director and assist in connecting
with potential business candidates,
designing the educational curriculum,
- Directors Assistant:
Play a key role standing by the co-directors
of Dreamtime and helping with incoming
calls and email correspondence, advertising,
volunteers, graphic design, event program,
press releases, human relations, etc.
Office experience a plus. Computer
skills a must. This is the best position
for those interested in learning everything that goes on behind the
scenes in event production.
- Volunteer Coordinator:
Be in charge of corresponding with
volunteers, answering their questions,
assigning them into the schedule, organizing
volunteer meetings, leading the trainings,
and working at the info booth during
the event to help facilitate the volunteers.
Work in collaboration with a volunteer
coordinator on the front range. Paid
position. If interested in this position,
please contact us here.
- Publicity, Promotion and
Marketing Coordinator: Coordinate
communication with the media, develop
press releases and information packets,
create radio promotions, etc. Develop
and distribute festival flyers, invitations
and brochure. Develop or arrange for
the design of the poster and the program.
Work to promote the Festival to targeted
audiences. Work with street teams at major festivals accross the
country. Provide material to update the web-site with current information
pertinent to the festival.
and Fundraising Coordinator:
Solicit sponsorships from larger organizations
and businesses, advertising from local
businesses, donations from local and
national interests, and in-kind donations
from appropriate sources. Develop grants
from local, regional, and national
organizations supporting education
and the arts. Develop individual donor
and Education Development Coordinator:
Solicit and develop multimedia and
educational content for the festival,
including a multimedia film exhibition,
and tabling materials - work closely
with the Workshop and Educational Coordinator.
- Workshops, Theme Camps and Art Installation
and Coordinate theme camps, workshops and art installations for festival.
Develop and coordinate workshop schedule and theme camp / art placement.
Greet/place workshop leaders, theme camps and art installations
Work directly with the Festival videographers
recording all performances and gaining
experience in archival documentation.
Focus on artistic content, shooting
techniques, concepts of documentation,
proper titling, labeling and logging
of material, use of editing programs,
and the necessary editorial point of
view for creation of an in-depth project.
This position may include creating
a promotional video before the festival.
Candidates should have some experience
with digital video.
How do I apply?
If you are interested in applying, please
download the application below and follow
the instructions you will find there.
and return an internship application
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