Center for Media Production and Research (CMPR) Summer Internship at Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Join our team as a production intern and put your creative skills to work as you are assigned in multiple areas of the production process. You will exercise your multitasking abilities as you assist in the developing ideas, video pieces, website design, and social media by performing any task assigned, whether it is in the field or studio production, conducting research, or running errands in the office.
- Assist with the development of relevant stories for television, online streaming, social media, websites, or other platforms.
- Research topics using a variety of sources.
- Communication with directors, managers, and other clients of the CMPR as a professional always.
- Support projects by taking detailed notes during meetings and other tasks as assigned.
- Produce and edit video content that adheres to the CMPR guidelines and standards for sharing on social media, video streaming services, and other platforms.
- Provide expertise in all components of the production process, including writing, sound, lighting, camera, editing, and post production.
- Perform other duties as assigned by ensuring all necessary tasks are performed in a proficient manner that adheres to the quality expected by IUP and the CMPR.
Job Skills and Qualifications
- Basic production skills
- Basic use of production software such as those included in the Adobe Suite
- Able to take direction and be professional at all times
- Excellent verbal and communications skills
- Writing skills for scripts, reports, and news releases
- Working knowledge of camera setup and operation, lighting skills, editing skills, graphic skills, or some area of the video, graphics, animation, audio used in producing high end products for our clients
- Working knowledge of web design, social media, and the like
Dress and decorum:
- When working with our clients you will always wear business casual clothing. No exceptions.
- No open toed shoes like flip flops or sandals will be allowed.
- When in the office and not working with clients, you are not permitted to wear yoga pants, sweats, or cut offs of any kind. Cargo pants, jeans (without holes), or capri’s are acceptable. No t-shirts with sports teams or writing will be allowed. IUP apparel is okay to wear. All apparel should be clean.
Hours and Duration:
The 9 credit internships will start on May 11th and end on July 21st or earlier once hours are completed.
The 6 credit internships will start on May 11th and end on July 7th or earlier once hours are completed.
Work hours are Monday – Friday, 8am until 4pm, you will have a working lunch which means-BRING YOUR LUNCH. You may be asked to work other hours or weekends as needed based on projects.
Internship Policies and Expectations:
Policy on hours: I am willing to be flexible to allow for doctors’ appointments or one three-day weekend in your nine- or six-week internship. However, that will require you to extend your end date to make up for any missed hours. All internships must be completed by July 31st. You will need to provide written documentation to your supervisor at least a week in advance for any time which you plan to be away from the internship.
My expectation: You will be in the office during the hours stated above unless otherwise communicated by the Director of the CMPR. Multiple tardiness will be noted in your file and communicated with your faculty internship advisor. You will need to provide an excuse from a doctor for any medical appointments as well as notify me by phone before 8am that you plan to be out. Failure to comply with any policies will be discussed with your faculty internship advisor.
Acceptance based on a successful interview.
Contact Jeff Fratangeli, director of the Center for Media Production and Research at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 724-357-4719.