Banff Centre Media StudiesThis Media Research Administration Work Study Program provides the opportunity to assist in the development of strategic initiatives at The Banff Centre in Digital Media Research. The work study participant will develop research, communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills through their work with Banff Centre staff, faculty and artists. Duties will include research on a variety of topics focusing on transmedia content and delivery platforms, implementation strategies for digital media incubation and assisting with the development of evaluation frameworks. The participant will have the opportunity to engage in discussions about film and media programming, attend formal lectures, workshops, and cultural events, expand their personal artistic network, and participate in various discussion groups, community outreach initiatives, and project committees.


  •     Strong oral and written communication skills
  •     Strong research and database skills
  •     Highly computer literate with expertise in Microsoft Office
  •     Organizational abilities and a passionate interest in the digital media industries
  •     Effective multitasking, strong time-management skills, and attention to administrative detail
  •     Excellent diplomacy skills, with a high level of confidence
  •     Ability to manage resources and produce to schedule

Program dates: Sept 3, 2012 to Dec 14, 2012 (possibly to extend)
Application deadline: July 16, 2012
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