Internship Opportunities

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DCTV Internship Program

Founded in 1972, DCTV is an established media arts resource for NYC’s independent filmmaking community, located in a gothic landmark firehouse in Chinatown/Tribeca. DCTV provides affordable workshops, production equipment rentals, post-production facilities, a signature screening series, renowned youth programming, and more – all under the same roof as its award-winning documentary production house.

Our Internship Program allows a small group of dedicated people to work alongside DCTV's staff, contributing to our multi-faceted organization while learning skills and accessing resources that DCTV provides. During their term, Interns receive access to DCTV Workshops, Equipment and Media Lab rentals, as well as a daily travel stipend.

We encourage anyone who is passionate about independent filmmaking and/or grassroots non-profit administration to apply.

Criteria

Interns work two days per week (Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm) for an approximate 12-15 week* Internship Cycle in a specific department.

Benefits

During their term, Interns receive access to free DCTV Workshops, Equipment and Media Lab Rentals, and a daily travel stipend.

DCTV Internship Term Periods

Our internship program follows a triannual schedule:

    Winter/Spring: Jan - Apr/May
    Summer: May/Jun - Sep
    Fall: Sep - Dec

*Due to current needs, we are now seeking specific interns to work end of Fall through the Winter/Spring cycle, beginning mid-November and extending through April.

Call for Applications OPEN

End of Fall 2017 - Winter/Spring 2018

We are seeking interns for mid-Nov through the end of the year, with preference for those who can stay through end of April 2017. See details for each opportunity via links below:

Broadcast/Productions

Assist with the administration and research for documentary projects.

Equipment Rentals

Assist with production equipment maintenance and rentals.

Post-Production/IT

Support technical infrastructure and post-production workflows for feature documentaries.

Call for Applications CLOSED

Development

Write, research, and record DCTV's fundraising efforts and donor relations.

Post-Production

Organize and maintain a post-production workflow for a developing documentary.

PRO-TV

Assist with a one-of-a-kind youth media education program.

Public Programs

Support the planning and promotion of our renowned filmmaker services, including workshops and events.

TriCaster Program

Support the production and education of a premiere live interactive technology


Placement in the DCTV Internship program is not guaranteed. After submitting the required materials, your application will be reviewed. Selected candidates will be contacted by DCTV Internships for an interview. DCTV is an equal-opportunity employer.

Questions? Inquire via email at internships@dctvny.org. No phone calls please. For news on future internship opportunities, please join the DCTV email list here.