Internship Opportunity

Thank you for your interest in our internship opportunities. 

ACSEA has a long history of curating and producing large events. Our signature events are spread throughout the year: LunarFest near the end of winter and TAIWANfest in the summer.

We are seeking highly passionate and like-minded individuals to join us. This is a great opportunity for interested students to utilize their education and training in a real-world application with real content and deadlines in many aspects.

Available Positions

Job Description:

We are looking for an Event Production Assistant who will work closely with the Managing Director and Production Manager to plan and manage event logistics and programming. This role includes participation in program development with a focus on logistical concerns, coordination of program elements with festival partners and performing artists, as well as on-site event management and coordination leading up to, during, and immediately after the event.

Please note: This position is supported by the Canada Summer Jobs program, therefore only Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or those of refugee protection between ages 15-30 may be accepted.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Directors and Production Manager in overall event planning and coordination
  • Work effectively in the coordination of programming, festival partners, performing artists, vendors and volunteers
  • Perform daily tasks for Production Manager as needed, including email communications and logistical planning
  • Assist with delivery of event content and programming, archival coverage, volunteer management and other event specific tasks during event days

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to commit 35 hours per week for 2 months leading up to Labour Day Weekend
  • Ability to recognize the time frame and order of operations involved in planning and managing the event
  • Adapt swiftly to real time factors such as changes to programming, on-site event management, and third party involvement (ie sponsors and partners)
  • Strong time management ability to meet changing priorities while meeting strict deadlines
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative environment
  • Strongly detail-oriented and organized
  • Experience with Google Suite Applications (Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc)
  • Having hands-on experience using AutoCad and Adobe Illustrator would be an asset but not required

Job Description:

We are looking for a Community Arts Coordinator to research, curate, and manage local artist programming at TAIWANfest. 

Please note: This position is supported by the Canada Summer Jobs program, therefore only Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or those of refugee protection between ages 15-30 may be accepted.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Communicate ideas and updates with the creative team and deliver the event’s core theme through the content created
  • Reach out, connect, and work with artists in the community to explore and create program content fitting TAIWANfest
  • Manage program development with partnered artists and organizations, such as email communications and participating in meetings
  • Collect and organize artist information for event website and social media
  • Assist with delivery of event content and programming, archival coverage, volunteer management and other event specific tasks during event days

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to commit 35 hours per week for 2 months leading up to Labour Day Weekend
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet changing priorities while meeting strict deadlines
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative environment
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Experience with Google Suite Applications a plus (Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc)

Job Description:

We are looking for a Community Development Coordinator who will be tasked to assist with the development of program contents and communications related to event programming. This role will contribute to the curation and presentation of event program content, developing strong communicative relationships with event partners, artists, sponsors, and media contacts.

Please note: This position is supported by the Canada Summer Jobs program, therefore only Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or those of refugee protection between ages 15-30 may be accepted.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the development of event resources and creating relationships with festival partners and sponsors
  • Arrange and participate in meetings with community partners
  • Assist with development of relationships with media partners
  • Assist with media-related tasks including writing press releases, organizing and delivering ad and website copy
  • Aid in the organization of press conferences
  • Assist with delivery of event content and programming, archival coverage, volunteer management, and other event specific tasks during event days

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to commit 35 hours per week for 2 months leading up to Labour Day Weekend
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet changing priorities while meeting strict deadlines
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative environment
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Experience with Google Suite Applications a plus (Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc)

Job Description:

We are looking for individuals with experience in graphic design to assist in creating event assets and advertisements for TAIWANfest.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Create and edit high-quality event graphics for various platforms including event website and social media channels
  • Communicate efficiently with Artistic Director and Senior Designers to adjust designs upon feedback
  • Assist the Artistic Director and the Senior Designer in related tasks
  • Flexibility of working from home

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to commit 35 hours per week for 2 months leading up to Labour Day Weekend
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Experience with Adobe Suite – Photoshop, Illustrator, XD, InDesign, etc
  • Willingness to learn
  • Proficiency in written and/or spoken Mandarin a plus

Please include a portfolio with your resume.

Job Description:

We are seeking individuals who have experience in video editing to assist in the organization, editing, and processing of video content for TAIWANfest promotion and programming. 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Create and edit high-quality videos for video promotions and programming
  • Communicate efficiently with Artistic Director and Senior Designers to adjust videos upon feedback
  • Assist the Artistic Director and the Senior Designer in related tasks
  • Flexibility of working from home

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to commit 35 hours per week for 2 months leading up to Labour Day Weekend
  • Experience with Adobe Suite – Premiere, After Effects, etc
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Ability to create high quality video animations and transitions
  • Ability to draw and create graphic animations are a plus.
  • Willingness to learn
  • Proficiency in written and/or spoken Mandarin a plus

Please include a portfolio with your resume.

Job Description:

We are looking for a Social Media Coordinator who is passionate about social media to assist us in planning, writing, scheduling, and sharing promotional posts across multiple social media platforms. We welcome those who enjoy using editing apps to create social media images, or someone just looking to gain experience in event promotion.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Write, edit, and publish posts in various formats to multiple social media platforms
  • Communicate with Social Media Coordinator to deliver tasks according to publish schedule
  • Research relevant community groups for delivery of content to target audience
  • Communicate with design team for required visual assets
  • Flexibility of working from home

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to commit 35 hours per week for 2 months leading up to Labour Day Weekend
  • Experience in navigating business accounts for Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter a plus
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to meet changing priorities while meeting strict deadlines
  • High proficiency in written English is required; additional languages such as written Chinese is a plus
  • Familiarity with Google Suite Applications a plus (Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc)

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