What inspires your hair style, the way you dress, or other things you wear like jewelry or accessories?  How would you describe your unique style?

The Will To Adorn: Remixed explores the expression of African American and global culture through Hip Hop music and fashion.

Find these moments and more on our Instagram @will2adorn_moad_sf

 

Since emerging from the Bronx over 40 years ago Hip-Hop music has gone from an underground phenomenon to a World-Wide form of expression for culture, identity, politics, and fashion. What does Hip-Hop culture mean to you? Does it inspire the way you dress, speak, view the world? How much of an influence does Hip Hop music have in your life?

Museum of the African Diaspora is seeking high school students to participate in a paid summer internship; The Will to Adorn: Remixed, now in its third year. In our program students will learn how to interview individuals, videotape and present fashion and cultural practices, edit videos, organize photos, create blogs, and archive their work. Participants will have the opportunity to meet, interview, and engage with local Hip-Hop musicians, visual artists, clothing designers, and other Bay Area style makers connected to the culture of Hip-Hop.

The dates of the program will be June 14 through July 31, 2019 meeting Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, from 11 am to 3:30 pm each day. Full participation for all seven weeks is mandatory. Students with schedule conflicts due to other obligations (vacations, other summer programs, etc.) will not be considered for the program. Students who present a schedule conflict after being selected will be removed from the program and replaced with by alternate student and forfeit all of their stipend.

Students will work 4 hours a day, with a 30 minute lunch break, for maximum of 12 hours per week. A internship stipend and a public transportation supplement will be paid to students participating in the program.

Applications are now being accepted until Monday, May 13, 2019. Applications received after this date will be marked as late and only be given consideration after timely applications are reviewed. The program is limited to ten positions, applying on time increases the likelihood of being a finalist. Finalist will be invited in for face to face interviews on June 1, and 8. Selected interns will be informed Monday June 10.

No phone calls regarding this program please.

Download the application HERE.

Download the essay prompt HERE.

Email applications with essays to [email protected]