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Thank you for your interest in Wide Angle. We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Media Production Intern (paid)

Organizational Background: Wide Angle Productions (WAP) is a social enterprise program that provides media production services for clients in the Baltimore region, while also creating meaningful employment for youth ages 18-24. Our goal is to give talented young media-makers experiences that will launch their careers. Our clients range from local nonprofits to Fortune 500 companies. WAP staff act as project managers, mentoring young people throughout the production process to ensure that the client receives a professional quality media product. 

Job Description: Wide Angle Youth Media is seeking candidates for its Media Production Intern positions. This is a part-time position and is designed to give current college students and recent college graduates a launchpad for a career in digital media. The position includes on-the-job training working on video media from start to finish, including a combination of video pre-production, production, and post-production roles. Production work will occur on-location throughout Maryland. This paid training program consists of 12 hours/week during the academic year (fall-spring), and intensive training through a summer placement (25-40 hours/week). Hourly pay starts at minimum wage. During the academic year, PI’s must also be available from 9:00am - 12:00pm on Tuesdays or Fridays. (PI’s only attend one training session each week, trainings are offered both days to accommodate PI scheduling needs).

This is a 12-month position. At the conclusion of 12 months, the Interns will either advance to a new role at Wide Angle Youth Media, or staff will work with Production Interns to pursue placement in other media productions roles in the area.

Work Samples: Wide Angle Productions focuses on short documentary content. We are looking for someone who is excited to work on films such as:

Tasks for Production Interns may include:

  • Representing WAYM: By going to networking events or meeting with potential clients.

  • Pre-Production: Developing pitches and presenting to clients, writing scripts, drafting interview questions, making storyboards, and holding casting auditions. 

  • Production: Working with cameras, lighting, audio, and other production equipment, as well as working directly with interview subjects and talent.

  • Post-Production: Organizing footage, editing interviews and b-roll, assembling stories, sourcing music, color grading, and motion graphics.

  • Mentoring: By sharing skills and expertise with younger students in our programs. 

Expectations for Applicants: WAP is designed to help take your media production skills to the next level. While training and mentoring is an important focus of WAP’s mission, applicants should be able to demonstrate a basic competency in some or all of the tasks listed above. 

To Apply: Submit the following to the Indeed Job post before September 9, 2019 (https://www.indeedjobs.com/wide-angle-youth-media/_hl/en_US?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XWjLOi4YeVNLs_1WAXHb5RLorKZil2qQi8).

  • Cover Letter 

  • Resume 

  • Links to relevant work samples

  • 2 Professional References

  • Please note that incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered.

  • No phone calls please.

Application Timeline:

  • 8/7 application open

  • 9/9 application deadline

  • 9/13 interviews complete (conducted on a rolling basis from application open date)

  • 9/16 offers made

  • Accepted new program participants will begin work in late September.

Wide Angle Youth Media is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or handicap, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, citizenship status, service member status, genetic information, union affiliation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job Type: Part-time Internship

Wages: minimum wage to start

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