Administrative Intern, Pittsburgh Film Office

Application Deadline

  • Spring 2018: Monday, November 13, 2017
  • Summer 2018: Monday, April 9, 2018
  • Fall 2018: Friday, August 3, 2018

Must be majoring in Business, Marketing, Communications, Film Studies, Public Relations, Arts Management, English/Journalism, Media Arts, Government Affairs, and/or Computer/Information Science

Primary function
To provide administrative support for non-profit economic development agency promoting the Southwestern PA region to the film industry

Computer literacy, organizational capabilities, initiative, telephone experience


  • Field incoming phone calls.
  • Follow-through with requests for information on Pittsburgh.
  • Scan digital photos and assist in maintenance of location photograph filing system.
  • Read daily newspapers and trade magazines for articles for clipping report, PFO board books, and assist in development calls to production companies.
  • Make deliveries to production offices, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including assistance with fundraising events.

Each intern will work together with Film Office staff to determine an individual project to be completed upon the end of the term. Interns will have time during internship hours to complete the project.  Some examples of past projects are: design door-hanger brochure to be distributed throughout communities in which filming is taking place; design of the marketing packet, complete a 15 city/four year comparison on the film industry, web site development, surveys of production industry, develop silent auction for fundraising event, etc.

To be determined by intern coordinator, looking for a minimum of 12-15 hours per week for a minimum of three months. Negotiable.

Course Credit
Student must receive college credit for internship

To Apply
Email Cover Letter and Resume to:
Assistant Director Lisa Smith-Reed
Phone: 412-261-2744
Fax: 412-471-7317

2 thoughts on “Administrative Intern, Pittsburgh Film Office

  1. I am graduating in May 2017 but feel I could still benefit from the internship. Could I still be accepted into the internship program though I would no longer be a student?

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