Paid Multimedia Content Internship Opportunity in Manhattan Summer 2024

Multimedia Content Internship available for the Campaign Finance Board. Part-time, located in Manhattan, NYC with a salary range of $16.00 – $17.39 per hour.

The New York City Campaign Finance Board manages New York City’s small donor democracy program and educates and engages voters via NYC Votes. The CFB has enjoyed a tremendous arc of progress over its 30-year history, and their updated flagship small donor democracy program is the centerpiece of this progress. They eliminate barriers to participation by providing access to the resources New Yorkers need to vote or run for office and amplify the voices of small donors with New York City’s small donor democracy program. They are dedicated to making New York City’s local democracy more open, transparent, and equitable. You would be working with a team that is mission-driven and committed to continuous improvement.

The Marketing and Digital Communications unit leads the top-level marketing and communications strategy for the CFB and creates the strategy behind all public-facing materials that directly engage and serve the needs of five million New Yorkers in thirteen languages. They are offering a part-time temporary internship opportunity (from June 2024 – September 2024) for a Multimedia Content Production Intern to join their team. This role involves assisting in capturing engaging content that showcases voters, organizers, and communities across the city. As an intern, you will support various aspects of the production process, including providing assistance during video shoots, editing and subtitling videos, and contributing to trend research efforts. This internship is ideal for someone who is passionate about storytelling and community engagement, with a desire to learn and grow in the field of content production. If you’re excited about creating impactful content and gaining hands-on experience in a supportive environment, we encourage you to apply.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

– Provide support during video shoots, including script supervision and equipment setup.
– Actively participate in videos, both behind and in front of the camera, as needed.
– Edit and subtitle videos under the guidance of senior team members.
– Support mascot shoots as needed, including wearing the mascot costume for content creation.
– Assist in showing up to P&O Events and Youth Events to capture content that showcases their work and engages NYC voters and our target communities.
– Assist with casting coordination and organization as needed.
– Contribute to creating a specified amount of short content on a biweekly basis under supervision.
– Stay updated on current trends, including trending music and memes, and assist in uploading relevant content to platforms like GIPHY.
– Report findings to contribute to trend research efforts.

Preferred Skills:

– Willingness and comfort to appear on camera is highly desirable.
– Ability and enthusiasm to wear the mascot costume for content creation.
– Native speaker of Spanish, Chinese, Korean, or Bangla would be a bonus.
– Graphic design or basic animation skills.
– Creative flair with a background in art or related fields, showcasing the ability to think outside the box and produce visually appealing content.
– Experience making social media videos is a must, experience with high-quality video production and editing is a bonus. Would be assisting in videos across social, including long and short form, including explainers on YouTube, and assisting in ad creation.
– Enthusiasm for community engagement and a genuine interest in amplifying diverse voices within the community.
– Demonstrated interest and understanding of internet culture including social media trends, best practices. Familiarity with and active participation in platforms like Instagram and X.
– Adaptability and a willingness to learn new tools or techniques as needed in a fast-paced environment.
– Excellent organizational skills to schedule posts, prioritize tasks, and meet internal deadlines.
– Capability to conduct research to realize content concepts and identify opportunities for engagement.
– Written and verbal communication skills to collaborate with team members. Keen attention to detail for drafting captions, fact-checking content, and ensuring consistency in brand messaging.

For more information and application steps, visit MULTIMEDIA CONTENT INTERN | City of New York Jobs (nyc.gov).

Communication & DMJ Departments to Honor Best and Brightest at Lambda Pi Eta Honors Induction Ceremony

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The Communication & DMJ Departments will host this year’s Lambda Pi Eta National Communication Association Honor Society induction ceremony on Sunday, May 5, facilitated by our LPH Chapter President, Nancy Heiz, assisted by Associate Professor Megan Sperry, who serves as our LPH Faculty Advisor.

Membership in the honor society is restricted to those who have earned a GPA of 3.5 in the communication-related major, and an overall GPA of 3.25. This year, we are thrilled to announce 51 students to be inducted (see list below) as lifetime members in the honor society. 

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Firelight Films and Media Seeking Interns for Summer 2024!

Firelight Films and Firelight Media are seeking interns for Summer 2024!

Firelight Films is the award-winning documentary production company behind the films of Stanley Nelson (SOUND OF THE POLICE, ATTICA, CRACK: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy, MILES DAVIS: Birth of the Cool, BLACK PANTHERS: Vanguard of the Revolution, Tell Them We Are Rising) while Firelight Media is dedicated to developing emerging documentary filmmakers telling underrepresented stories, and moving them from the margins to the forefront of mainstream media through high-quality, powerful productions. They produce films that expose injustice, illuminate the power of community, and tell a history seldom told by mainstream media. Firelight is also dedicated to developing emerging documentary filmmakers telling underrepresented stories and moving them from the margins to the forefront of mainstream media through high-quality, powerful productions.

They are looking to source their next cohort of Firelight interns for the upcoming Summer 2024 semester which is set to take place from Monday, June 10th, 2024 and run through Friday, August 23rd, 2024. Interns support many aspects of their work including pre-production research to artist support program tracking, and by doing so helps them further their mission of making an impact through documentary film.

Please note: The internship program is currently operating on a HYBRID basis.

For more information about Firelight Films and Media, visit About | Firelight Media.

If you are seeking internships and think there may be interest within your department for Firelight’s internship program, please email your resume to internships@firelightmedia.org.

Introducing the Fall 2024 Ottaway Visiting Professor: Andre Lambertson!

Andre Lambertson is an Emmy nominated award-winning photojournalist and filmmaker committed to documenting stories of transformation. Lambertson has created photo essays on social issues for magazines, books, foundations, and museums, including Time, National Geographic, Fortune, The New York Times Magazine, the Sunday London Times, Rolling Stone, The Washington Post, Mother Jones, USA Today, The Ford Foundation, The Smithsonian Museum and The Corcoran Museum. His awards include, five separate Pulitzer Center grants for investigative journalism, The George Soros Foundation Media fellowship, The Webby award, Art For Justice Fund Grantee, National Press Award , The Nation grant and the National Geographic Emergency Grant for Journalists. He co-directed and shot a documentary titled “The Whole Gritty City,” about marching bands that help combat teen street violence in New Orleans, which aired on CBS .

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Meet the Founder of Future Now – Q&A Media & Entertainment Conference & more…

Meet MARGARET “PEGGY” KIM, Founder & CEO of FUTURE NOW Media Foundation. She is a Peabody and multi-award winning executive producer, documentary filmmaker, writer, producer, and director, who has a track record of stellar work at major media companies like The History Channel, ABC News, ABC Sports, NBC Sports, CBS News Productions, and MSNBC.

Meet the Founder – Q&A Session – Tues, March 26, 12p – 12:45p ET

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Check Out These 3 Paid, On-Site NYC Internships!

Looking for an on-site internship in NYC? Check out these three paid opportunities!

CNN is seeking Digital Editorial Interns for Summer 2024. The internship is on-site and pays $19-$25/hr. The application deadline is this Friday, March 15th… apply NOW if interested.

To view qualifications and apply, visit (13) CNN Digital Editorial Internships: NYC – Summer 2024 | CNN | LinkedIn.

Barstool Sports is seeking a Social Intern, specializing in audio and video media. This internship is on-site and pays $16/hr.

To view qualifications and apply, visit (13) Social Intern- NYC | Barstool Sports | LinkedIn.

Warner Bros is seeking a Rights & Clearances Intern for Summer 2024. The internship is on-site and pays $19-$25/hr. The application deadline is this Friday, March 15th… apply NOW if interested.