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National University of Singapore (NUS), School of Computing
Open to all York students who meet the eligibility criteria
The New Media Intern will be involved in the development of digital content in support of the outreach communications of NUS School of Computing, a faculty in the National University of Singapore (NUS). Working closely with the External Relations team of the School, the Intern will contribute to the conceptualisation and production of a range of digital content, from wikis and blogs to micro-sites, photographs, video clips and more. From time to time, the Intern will also be involved in the hosting and running of various outreach events such as visits, workshop and camps.
Specific tasks will include:
• Updating existing wikis and webpages and creation of new ones
• Assisting in the storyboarding and production of video clips
• Taking of corporate and event photographs
• General support for outreach events
Expected work hours: 8.5 hours Monday to Thursday, 8 hours Friday
Preferred start date: Beginning of May
• Good communication skills
• Creative flair and initiative to explore new media of expression and novel ways of storytelling
• Ability to work in a team and independently
• Adaptability to functioning in an outward-looking Asian culture
Highlights of Organization/background information:
Fluent English; some knowledge of Chinese an asset
Established in 1998, NUS School of Computing is a fully fledged faculty within the National University of Singapore. The School is home to some 2,000 students, a quarter of them pursuing graduate studies. Since its early days as the only university department in Singapore that produced computing talent for the workforce, NUS School of Computing has produced a trail of distinguished alumni, including the chief executives and technology architects of multinationals and government agencies.
The School encourages excellence in diversity among its students. Some are winners of prestigious awards such as the National Infocomm Scholarship. Others are creative thinkers capable of besting their peers in international competitions in areas such as Games Artificial Intelligence. At the School, research initiatives are supported by a number of research laboratories and centres. Fitted with equipment that is funded mainly by research grants, the laboratories and centres provide a common space for people with similar interest to exchange ideas and work together.