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The Loop Lab workforce program - LOOP DREAMS

                         FALL 2018 Applications are available now. APPLY HERE!

                      (SPRING 2019 applications will be available Dec. 15th, 2018)

Are you a story-teller? A self-starter? Do you have talent or interest in music, spoken word, or storytelling and want to share your work with the wider world? Would you like to use your love of audio to gain skills and work in the podcast and audio production industry?  Join LOOP DREAMS, a program of The Loop Lab! APPLY HERE

The FREE workforce program is a 19-week introduction into audio and includes training on editing, production, storytelling, and sound recording. This is accompanied with a 200 hr PAID corporate internship. The goal of the free program is to build up employable skills in young adults from underrepresented backgrounds in the job market and to create a path to local intersnhips in the field of audio recording; trainees will also receive an education in financial literacy, wellness, life skills and learning on state-of-the-art equipment

Trainees can also expect to learn content-creation/storytelling, audio editing, and sound recording. On internship, you have the chance to work with and to learn from top industry leaders!

Two 19-week sessions are being offered (Oct. 2018-Feb. 2019; March -June 2019). The Fall 2018 application is available now! Class days/times are Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday evenings, 6-9pm

We are located in the heart of Central Square, Cambridge, Mass, at 872 Massachusetts Ave, Unit 1-5, Cambridge, MA 02139

Our learning community is easily accessible by the MBTA Redline via Central Square Station (5 min walk), and by several buses including the #1 and #47

 
 
 Our first trainee, Tyrie Daniel (l), recording a podcast at the United Nations HQ (2018)

Our first trainee, Tyrie Daniel (l), recording a podcast at the United Nations HQ (2018)

We are looking for trainees with the following qualifications: 

  • Able to consistently commit to 19 weeks of training and 200 hrs of internship in the Fall 2018 

  • High School diploma or GED recepient

  • 18-26 yrs old

  • Have a connection to the Port Community in Cambridge, MA

  • Interested in content creation in the audio field

* Trainees DO NOT have to be currently enrolled in college, or have completed college coursework to apply. Trainees currently in college, or who have completed college coursework are welcome to apply.  College graduates are NOT eligible for this program

   APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS + SUBMISSION

Requirements:

Applicants have two options to submit an application. You can either complete and submit the online application...

OR you can print, complete, then mail the PDF application to us directly to our address at The Loop Lab, 872 Massachusetts Ave., Unit 1-5, Cambridge, MA 02139, Attn: Enrollment

Once you complete and submit your application, our enrollment dept. may reach out to you directly to schedule an in-person interview. In the application itself, there is a slot where you must give a date when you could be available for a in-person interview. This does NOT mean you will be scheduled for that date/time.  

**If an applicant completes the interview stage, they may be asked to follow up with their interview by providing a copy of their High School Diploma or GED, and one professional recommendation (from a non-relative). An enrollment decision will be made 1-2 wks after all documents are submitted.

If you have any questions, or concerns related to the enrollment process, please contact Christopher Hope at chope@thelooplab.org