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New Media Producer Internship

Video Production | San Francisco, CA | Internship and Volunteer

Job Description

Min. Time Commitment: 10 - 20 hrs/week (negotiable)

Duration: 3-6 months (shorter duration for summer available)

Salary: Non-Paid Internship/Credit Available

Location: San Francisco, CA (some work can be done remotely)

The Global Lives Project is looking for a motivated students or recent graduates in film/video or related fields to take part in a rapidly growing project to build an interactive video library of human life experience. The New Media Producer will manage production and post-production of new media content for the Global Lives Project by working with staff, partner organizations and collaborating filmmakers around the world to support outreach efforts, remote exhibitions and remixing of Global Lives content. There will be a high degree of integration between the website and video work. Must have experience working with Final Cut Pro. Basic HTML knowledge is preferred.

Internships require a commitment of a minimum of 150 hours, which is about 10 hours/week for 15 weeks or 20 hours/week for 8 weeks for summer internships. Interns will work at Global Lives' San Francisco office, or remotely. Interns will meet once weekly in person or by phone/video with coordinator. Groups of 2-3 students are welcome to apply together for each internship project.

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Final Cut Studio or equivalent

  • Knowledge of video compression

  • Knowledge in, or ability to learn about web video technologies

  • Ability to work unsupervised, shows significant levels of strategic initiative

  • Ability to troubleshoot technical problems

  • Detail-oriented and highly organized

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to meet critical deadlines

  • Identification with mission and vision of the project

Work Arrangements

  • All projects are suitable for teams of 2-3 or more interns if preferred.

  • Global Lives is open to receiving full-time and/or part-time students.

  • Participants may need to supply their own computers.

  • Regular email reports will be expected from interns documenting progress.

  • Interns are required to help at Global Lives exhibits and events according to seasonal demand, including setting up, taking down and staffing the event.

  • Depending on current projects, some remote work is possible away from our San Francisco office. At minimum, weekly meetings with interns will take place in San Francisco, with exception of video/teleconference meetings due to intermittent travel.

To Apply

  • Upload your cover letter and resume through Jobscore. In your cover letter tell us why you are passionate about working for the Global Lives Project, why you are interested in this specific intern position, what time period you are applying for, and whether you plan to work in our San Francisco office or remotely.

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