Video Production Intern
Office of Sustainability at the University of Maryland | Posted: Nov 20 2014
Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
A Video Production Intern is needed to enhance the Office of Sustainability’s online
presence and better promote campus sustainability efforts. Responsibilities include developing content for the campus sustainability website (www.sustainability.umd.edu) including documenting and promoting campus sustainability news, events and programs through video, photographing new
projects and events, and maintaining the Office of Sustainability’s Facebook and Twitter pages. The
intern will also help the Office of Sustainability with general outreach at campus events and perform
other duties as assigned. The Video Intern will work 10 hours per week throughout the spring 2015 semester.
Academic credit is available for internships. Students must talk with their academic
advisor to see if internship credit is available through their academic department for this internship. If credit is not available through the student’s home department, internship credit may be available
though other departments. Students must satisfy the specific internship requirements of the supporting academic department to earn credit, which typically involve 120 hours of work and a significant writing assignment, in addition to an Activities Log and a Letter of Evaluation from the on-site supervisor.
Students are responsible for covering the tuition-related implications of accepting the internship. The Office of Sustainability cannot pay for course credits.
The Video Intern must be an excellent videographer and video editor, able to summarize
complex topics into succinct video pieces. Photography skills or an “artistic eye” preferred to help the
Office document campus events and projects. Familiarity with Apple Final Cut, Adobe Premiere, and / or iMovie is preferred. Journalism, Communications and Art students are strongly encouraged to apply though students in all majors with the requisite skills will be considered.
Prerequisites: Interns must be a current University of Maryland graduate or undergraduate student
with at least sophomore standing. A minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA is recommended. Interns are
expected to have a strong interest in sustainability, a professional work ethic, and a desire to make the campus more sustainable. In addition, interns must be disciplined and self-motivated as they will take the lead on their own projects.
Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. The one-page cover letter
should address the following questions: Why do you want to be a sustainability intern? What are your qualifications for the Video Production Intern position? What are your plans for after graduation?
Position Closing Date: