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Video Internship

A collaborative, exciting creative team seeks an VIDEO INTERN who can strategize, write and produce engaging videos. The successful candidate will complete the internship with numerous published video samples and broad experience in the area of video production relevant to new professionals entering the field.

The VIDEO INTERN will report to the Multimedia Producer and the Director of Undergraduate Library Services, and will work 10-15 hours per week during the fall semester. Hours will be scheduled during Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

Employment as an intern is on a semester by semester basis. Continued employment is contingent upon funding and performance. This position is eligible for internship credit for strategic communications and public relations majors. Filing for credit is the responsibility of the student.

Salary:

$11.50/hour

Responsibilities:

Intern will work with Research and Learning Services faculty to develop concepts and scripts for instructional Library videos and work with the Library’s video production unit to coordinate video production. Intern will research audiences and video trends. Intern must be comfortable experimenting with live streams, multi-camera shoots, and green screen. Intern will perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • A student in School of Media and Strategic Communications who has successfully completed Fundamentals of Audio and Video Production or has equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Google Drive, Adobe Premiere (or similar editing software) and ability to work on PC
  • Ability to maintain professional decorum in a team environment based on idea generation, creativity and collaboration.
  • Willingness to appear and/or speak on camera for Library videos.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Comfort contributing to messaging and development of marketing and public relations campaigns
  • Interest in the Library and/or instruction

Application Instructions:

Application review will begin March 20, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Incomplete applications will not be consider. Applicants must submit:

For additional information, please visit or contact the Dean's Office at 744-9725.

Shown below: The Video Intern assists on wide variety of video projects and leads a number of video projects aimed at helping students use the Library.

More about this Internship

Majors considered:

  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Strategic Communications
  • Marketing
  • Ag Communications

Outcomes:

  • The intern will learn best practices for communicating via video.
  • The intern will learn basic Adobe Premiere skills.
  • The intern will learn about brand messaging.
  • The intern will learn how to develop instructional communications.
  • The intern will develop client relation skills.

Benefits for the student:

  • The student will build video production skills.
  • The student will learn how to develop messages true to a brand voice.
  • The student will learn how to develop instructional communications.
  • The student will learn how to develop story ideas suitable for a variety of media.
  • The student will build on-camera and media training skills.
  • The student will have responsibility for a project from start to finish.
  • The student will complete the internship with portfolio items suitable to present to potential employers.

Benefits to the Library:

  • The Library will build a body of instructional video content.
  • The Library will improve Library instruction by provide content in an engaging video format.
  • The Library will be able to offer better ala cart and on-demand instruction.
  • The Library will see improvement in the clarity and consistency of instruction.