DIGITAL MEDIA INTERN PAID INTERNSHIP Editor. Writer. Producer. Director. How do these credits sound? If they sound good to you, read on.
We wince when we hear this, “The
Career Center? We have one of those?”
We need to
improve our visibility among students and/or create a more positive perception
of what we do.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU:
- Access to
technology for digital video and audio recording, mixing and editing
- Build your multimedia
- Creativity: You are the expert on what will grab the
attention of your fellow students
- Credits: Editor,
Writer, Producer, Director
- Academics: Seek
approval from the School
of Mass Communications
for credit internship.
- MONEY: Hourly rate of $10 per hour for 10 hours
per week. (Hours equivalent to a two-credit internship)
TO BUSINESS: JOB EXPECTATIONS
- Research and
develop messages for target
audience (VCU students)
- Collaborate on
concept and script development, digital video and audio recording and
- Collaborate on producing
3 multimedia presentations for web distribution.
- Web sites,
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL
motivation, dependability and organization
- Ability to
establish realistic production schedule and meet deadlines
writing, interpersonal and team player
- Previous experience
with video and audio recording and editing, is preferred, but not
- Portfolio a plus (web
or printed copies)
Communications or Arts majors preferred; however, candidates from other
majors who fit the above description are welcome to apply.
WHEN AND WHERE
- August 26- December 11 (Fall)
- Student who can also work in Spring 2011 is
- Your main hub will be the:
907 Floyd Ave., Student Commons Room 143
Richmond, VA 23284
WHO DO CONTACT:
Aroche, Associate Director
University Career Center
resume and cover letter to Alicia Aroche by Friday, May 7, 5:00 p.m.
Interviews will be held between Monday, May 10 -
Friday, May 14, in the University Career
called for an interview, be prepared with the names and contact information of
three references. Also, if you have a
web or print portfolio, be prepared to offer that at the interview.
hired, and you have not worked at VCU previously, you will be required to
undergo a background check, as well as provide documentation of your
eligibility to work in the U.S.
documentation includes: a driver’s
license/ state issued id, social security card, and birth certificate.
who are international students should consult with the Office of International
Education’s Immigration office for eligibility information.