Fellowships at the KHC

 

Each semester, the Kupferberg Holocaust Center offers three unique fellowship opportunities for QCC students. In the past, the topics revolved around the Holocaust, Hate Crimes, and Asian Social Justice. The KHC would like to announce the fellowship programs being offered in the Spring 2019 semester, allowing student to gain not only knowledge about various topics but leadership skills. This semester, students have the chance to explore issues of social justice under the historical context of the Holocaust, learn about what goes into curating an exhibition at the KHC, or take part in work in an area of their choice. Upon completion of the program, the student will receive a stipend and will become eligible to apply for the opportunity to participate in an advanced leadership institute.


KHC/CERRU UNDOING BIAS FELLOWSHIP                                                                      

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis now – December 14th, 2018

The KHC joins with the Center for Ethnic, Racial, & Religious Understanding (CERRU) at Queens College, to select students committed to learning how to confront the challenges of a diverse world. Fellows will learn and practice the following skills: how to have difficult conversations regarding sociocultural differences; how to explore social identity; how to transform conflict; and How to articulate your own values and construct a narrative of self. The application can be accessed through the following link. 

 

ACTS OF HATE: ARTISTIC RESPONSES TO VIOLENCE FELLOWSHIP  

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis now – January 14th, 2019

Fellows examine artistic responses to violent acts, both historical and current, from around the world. Making an effort to represent and focus on voices from multiple continents, students will be invited to explore current exhibits pertinent to their classwork in NYC museums, as well as hosting scholars whose work focuses on the intersection of the arts and political action. For their final project, students will have the opportunity to choose a topic from the semester that interested them and either write a research paper or offer up their own artistic response.

 

NEH “SURVIVANCE” CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis now – January 5th, 2019

Fellows get hands-on experience curating an exhibition and learning about Native American art and histories. Fellows work on the exhibition Survivance on Turtle Island, Reading Native American Histories through Contemporary Native American Art, which will open in Fall 2019. Project areas include: research, writing wall text, installation, social media, and conducting artist interviews. Fellows will commit to approximately 30 hours of service, and will meet at least once a month as a group with the curatorial team.

 

PROJECT BASED FELLOWSHIPS

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis now – January 14th, 2019

This opportunity is for students interested in gaining valuable experience working at a nonprofit committed to human rights. With many ongoing projects at the Center, interns will have the chance to work in their area of interest. Project areas include: archival research, exhibition development, public programming, library science, and social media/marketing. Please indicate your area of interest in your application. Students will commit to 30 hours of service based on their availability, and will meet monthly as a group to share their projects. 

 

TO APPLY:Fellows meet weekly for 90 minutes and receive a stipend of $360 on successful completion. Interested students must complete the online application. To access the online application, click here. Dates/times of meetings will be determined and announced in January. Fellowships are not limited to students attending Queensborough Community College, but are also open to those who meet the program’s eligibility criteria and time commitment.

 

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact us at: (718) 281-5770, or by email.