Do you want to film people like Bill Clinton, Oscar nominee Ryan Gosling and Barack Obama? Get hands-on experience working with cutting-edge HD and DV cameras? Have the freedom to flourish in Final Cut Pro? Center for American Progress is looking for an intern to join our video unit as we expand the Center's visual media offerings in 2008.
This internship is best suited for journalism students with a electronic media background who are looking for hands-on experience with our fast-paced, cutting-edge team. Internships begin in January — positions still available. Read more about the position of video production intern here. Send your resume and clip reels (if available) to Erin Green, CAP Intern Program Manager (email@example.com) or Andrew Satter, Senior Videographer and Editor (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Every internship includes an important core of administrative work, including database management, report distribution, and general office support. Other duties include conducting targeted research and reporting on policy meetings, seminars, hearings, and lectures. Whenever possible, interns are encouraged to write on the subject of their choice either as a contributor to a larger final piece or as an individual author of a column for our website.
American Progress operates two separate nonprofit organizations to maximize our progressive agenda: The Center for American Progress and the Center for American Progress Action Fund. This job posting refers collectively to the two organizations under the name “American Progress.” The Center for American Progress is a non-partisan 501(c)(3) tax-exempt research and educational institute. It undertakes research, public education and a limited amount of lobbying. The Center for American Progress Action Fund is a non-partisan 501(c)(4) tax-exempt organization dedicated to achieving progress through action. It works to transform progressive ideas into policy through rapid response communications, legislative action, grassroots organizing, political advocacy, and partnerships with other progressive leaders. The organizations share office space and employees.
American Progress is an equal opportunity employer; women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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