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Internships

Due to COVID-19, our internship activities may be more limited than in previous years based on state & local guidelines and safety measures.

Video Production Internship

The Media Center offers summer internships for college students and young adults who are interested in a career in communications, media, film, and television production. Media Center interns gain hands-on production experience in a professional environment, and have gone on to pursue careers in film, communications, journalism, and television production. Internships are unpaid but can be taken as course credit. Our schedule is flexible and part-time.

Here are some of the activities you can expect to experience as a Media Center intern:

  • Working with other interns as a production team to brainstorm and produce an original program or series
  • Assisting Media Center staff in recording studio television programs
  • Assisting Media Center staff with video productions in the field
  • Conducting interviews with local community leaders
  • Assisting with youth camps

Here are some skills you can expect to gain as a Media Center intern:

  • How to produce a program in a professional television studio
  • Video production skills including the use of cameras, microphones, and lighting
  • Editing skills through the use of Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Interviewing, hosting, and storytelling skills

Requirements:

  • An interest in film, media, television, or journalism
  • Basic knowledge of video production and editing
  • The ability to work well as part of a team

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Kate McMahon, kate@capemedia.org

Film Project by the Summer 2019 Interns:


Cape Media News Internship

Cape Media News offers summer internships for college students who are interested in a career in communications, media production, and journalism. 

Here are some of the activities you can expect to experience as a Cape Media News intern:

  • Learn the basic principles and code of ethics of journalism.
  • Learn how to research a potential news story through website searches, conversations, social media, local newspapers, and networking to create meaningful news content for the Cape Media News program.
  • Work with the Cape Media News team to develop your story angle and write meaningful interview questions. 
  • Conduct in-person and zoom interviews with community leaders to create news segments for Cape Media News.
  • Learn how to write a narrative for your news segment.
  • Learn how to edit a news package for television using Adobe Premiere Pro.
  • Assist the Cape Media News team in recording its weekly newscast. 
  • Assist the Cape Media News team with its social media.

Here are some skills you can expect to gain as a CMN intern:

  • How to produce an informative news segment
  • Video production skills including the use of cameras, microphones, and lighting
  • Editing skills through the use of Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop, and Adobe Audition.
  • On and off-camera interviewing, hosting, and storytelling skills

Requirements:

  • An interest in news, television, or journalism
  • Basic knowledge of video production and editing
  • The ability to work well as part of a team

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Gabrielle Rosson, gabby@capemedia.org.