Spend your fall/winter season as a paid intern working on research for No Easy Props and archiving media assets in preparation for the Bboy Summit documentary and the West Coast Funk n Soul Series. Help be part of documenting the history of LA’s longest running Hip-Hop event, the Bboy Summit and our newer event series entitled the West Coast Funk n Soul Series, by being part of the research and archive team. Learn the components of researching and archiving and gain understanding of the process of archiving years of new and classic footage and photos, by helping us preserve our event’s history in order to tell our story. We are especially seeking young people of color, interested in social justice and the intersection of Hip-Hop culture, which is what the Bboy Summit, and West Coast Funk n Soul Series embodies through its artistic and educational platform. If you love Hip-Hop culture, and the folk arts of Breakin, Rappin, Deejayin, and Graffiti Art and want to learn while providing your talents of researching, organization, and cataloging, we can teach you the process of archiving and preserving history for generations to come.

PO Box 741060, Los Angeles, California, 90004

Status

Open

Qualifications

We require that the intern have a laptop computer, and be proficient in google docs, sheets, and google drive. Ideally the intern will be highly organized, understand systems and files, and pathways, parent folders, sub-folders, and how to categorize.

Background

No Easy Props, Inc is a 501c3 status organization committed to preserving Hip-Hop culture by providing quality Hip-Hop cultural dance, art, and music education, enrichment and entertainment for young people through engaging programs, workshops, performances, and cultural events throughout the communities of Los Angeles and Denver. The goal is to provide a platform to cultivate skills of dance, art, and music amongst multiple generations resulting in increased self-esteem, community awareness and stewardship, plus appreciation for diversity, while having fun! No Easy Props vision is to carry on the tradition of Hip-Hop culture by making it accessible [to at risk youth, women, young adults and families], taught by actual practitioner's of Hip-Hop with lived + applied knowledge of Hip-Hop culture to empower youth, women, and young adults from low socioeconomic communities in Los Angeles and Denver.

How to Apply

If interested and available for 18 hours a week from September 1, 2021-February 15th, 2022 please send a cover letter expressing your interest and qualifications to info@noeasyprops.org with the word intern in the subject line.  For specific questions please email: asia1nep@mac.com