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The PhillyCAM internship program is designated for undergraduates, graduates, and recent graduates. PhillyCAM interns are expected to work a set weekly schedule of 15 hours per week, during M-F business hours. Currently, internships continue to be held remotely due to COVID precautions. 

With the exception of recent graduates, we do prefer interns to get course credit for their time at PhillyCAM. Our internships are unpaid but come with a small stipend. This stipend is given upon the completion of the internship.

Our internship program is ideal for individuals who have an interest in doing community work and are looking to build upon existing TV and radio broadcasting, audio editing, basic video production, communications, and marketing skills. 

Candidates must complete our online application and e-mail their cover letter, resume and any relevant work samples to Laura Deutch at laura@phillycam.org. Highly qualified candidates will be invited to meet with PhillyCAM staff in person or via phone to discuss qualifications and job responsibilities.

PhillyCAM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Internships Offered:

TV/Video Production
Position Description:

PhillyCAM seeks a highly motivated and technically proficient candidate who will be responsible for all aspects of production assignments as designated by the Education & Production Coordinator. This position will provide an opportunity to gain hands-on experience shooting, directing, and editing video and TV studio production projects. This position will also give the student an opportunity to gain experience making editorial decisions with senior staff oversight while working on a variety of PhillyCAM projects such as short informational videos, public service announcements, and community-focused talk show series programs. Additional job responsibilities may include: 

  • Participating in production meetings with staff and community organizations
  • Coordinating production meetings with community partners
  • Compiling production materials such as scripts and rundowns
  • Developing and managing lists of program subjects and contacts
  • Offering creative approaches and ideas to production projects
  • Confirming production logistics for studio and field shoots
  • Troubleshooting equipment as needed
  • Operating a variety of field and studio cameras
  • Editing project assignments in Adobe Premiere
  • Preparing video files to air on PhillyCAM 

Students applying for this position are expected to already have basic proficiency in videography, directing, graphic design, nonlinear editing, and media file compression.

Radio Production
Position Description:

PhillyCAM seeks a highly motivated and technically proficient candidate who is interested in gaining more experience in radio and willing to assist the WPPM Station Manager. This position will provide the opportunity to gain hands-on experience operating live radio broadcasts, compiling content for PhillyCAM's local music archive, attending community events to promote PhillyCAM Radio, creating on-air PhillyCAM promo spots, and editing audio content and preparing files to air. Additional job responsibilities may include:

  • Participating in production meetings with staff and community organizations
  • Coordinating production meetings with community partners
  • Compiling production materials
  • Offering creative approaches and ideas to production projects
  • Coordinating logistics for special radio projects such as our fund drives
  • Troubleshooting equipment as needed
  • Operating the broadcasting board
  • Preparing audio files to air on WPPM, as well as PhillyCAM guests
     

Students applying for this position are expected to already have basic proficiency in audio editing, conducting interviews, making independent decisions, multi-tasking, and communicating with the public. PhillyCAM creates schedules, up to 15 hours per week, with interns based on each intern's availability between 10 am and 7 pm.

 

Social Media
Position Description

PhillyCAM seeks a highly motivated and technically proficient candidate who to support our social media engagement including design, production, and distribution of multimedia content. This position will work primarily with our Digital Media Specialist to plan, create, and publish social media content that compliments PhillyCAM’s goals. This position will also give the opportunity to gain experience making editorial decisions with senior staff oversight while working on a variety of PhillyCAM projects such as marketing and fundraising campaigns, informational videos, public service announcements, and our company blog. Additional job responsibilities may include: 

  • Cut short 10-30 sec clips of timely video content to promote on social media
  • Encourage engagement on YouTube (subscribe, comment, like, share)
  • Create copy and schedule posts for social media promotions
  • Create or edit simple graphics to accompany social media posts
  • Identify influencers and businesses to follow relating to our work
  • Take photographs at events and for general promotion 
  • Help write up blog posts about events/happenings for the website
     

Candidates applying for this position are expected to have basic proficiency in editing, conducting interviews, making independent decisions, social media engagement, managing multiple project deadlines, and communicating with the public. The ideal candidate will have experience managing professional social media accounts across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. PhillyCAM creates schedules, up to 15 hours per week, with interns based on each intern's availability between 10 am and 7 pm.

 

 

Applications for the Spring internship are due by December 4, 2020.

Internship Application

The Spring cycle will begin the week of January 11, 2021.

For further information contact Education Director, Laura Deutch at laura@phillycam.org