Research & Development Intern at a TED-Featured Startup

Circle World Arts

Circle World Arts

Research & Development Intern at a TED-Featured Startup

Part Time
  • Responsibilities

    Circle World Arts is a global network for arts and cultures. We organize and curate programs and workshops that aim to connect artists, audiences, and cultural institutions together across continents, languages, and traditions.

    Our mission is to make the world arts accessible to as many people as possible through a global, branded, impactful network for arts and cultures. Our vision is to become the number one organization for people to learn about world arts and to create a world of cultural citizens. Circle World Arts has been selected by TED as one of the breakthrough ideas worth spreading to join its incubator.

    At Circle World Arts, we believe that by learning about the arts and different cultures that we bring people together and expand imaginations—that arts are the window to cultural learning.

    In order to be committed to our mission and vision, we know we cannot just stop at workshops. Our goal is to establish the largest database for learning about world arts and cultures. That’s where you come in. Circle World Arts is seeking an individual who is creative and passionate about world arts, culture, and expanding minds. We are looking for someone who can find the most engaging content and then present it to our audience in creative ways, whether that be through Instagram stories and posts, Facebook, our website, and more. We also need your help as we begin to design a database and grow our platform as a place for all forms of cultural learning.


    • Research engaging content to educate our audiences about world arts and cultures

    • Create appealing posts and other social media content to convey this information

    • Cultivate a sense of curiosity and excitement in doing so

    • Show people why the world arts is important and meaningful—give our audiences something of value

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  • Qualifications
    • Experience with conducting research following a scientific methodology that ensures credibility and referencing

    • A passionate interest in improving the artist’s ecosystem to the better

    • A strong belief in the importance of learning about world arts and cultures

    • High level of self-motivation, commitment, and dedication

    • Strong communication skills, highly organized and super detail-oriented

    • A collaborative spirit capable of taking feedback from colleagues and users alike

  • Desired skills

    Ideal Candidates: - Are passionate and hard-working

    • Have a background in Education

    • Have a knack for writing and a keen eye for design

    • Has experience with scientific research and referencing

    • Believe in the value of global arts education and are curious about exploring topics related to it

    • Have experience in social media, marketing, content writing, or advertising

    • Have a growth mindset—a desire to improve and help our organization to grow

    • Are self-motivated and independent critical thinkers, while still being able to collaborate well with others

    • Are super detail-oriented

    • Know their way around Instagram and other forms of social media

  • Compensation
    Unpaid (with potential hire at the end of the internship)
  • Benefits

    Our interns will be a part of a motivated, smart, and self-driven team that aims to make significant contributions to the world; will be a part of a promising startup that is growing fast on a global level and attracting pioneers in the world of Arts, Culture, and Education; will experience professional and personal growth and expand their network; will work with artists from around the world.

    Your ideas matter and will shape us moving forward.

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  • About Us

    Circle World Arts is a global network for arts and cultures. We organize and curate programs and workshops that aim to connect people with the world through artistic workshops given by creatives and artists. Our advisory board includes and have included Yo-Yo Ma (Silkroad Ensemble), Alicia Adams (Kennedy Center for Performing Arts), Steve Seidel (Harvard Graduate School of Education), and Kristy Jung (Department of Education).