Video Internship

  • Position classification: Internship

Summary

Are you a budding filmmaker with a passion for social justice and progressive issues? American Progress is looking for an intern to join the Video team to expand the organization’s visual media offerings.

Interns learn many of the basic skills it takes to be a visual communicator at a progressive nonprofit, working on videos to be featured on American Progress’ web sites and social media accounts. Interns will also have a front-row seat to American Progress’ many events featuring progressive luminaries. This internship is best suited for film, photography, and visual journalism students with an electronic media background who are looking for hands-on experience with a fast-paced team. Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud and various HD cameras preferred.

Please send your resume and clips reels (if available).

American Progress operates two separate nonprofit organizations to maximize the 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 nonpartisan 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 nonpartisan 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 internships are awarded on an equal opportunity basis; women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

For more information on the Center for American Progress, please go to www.americanprogress.org. For more information on the Center for American Progress Action Fund, please go to www.americanprogressaction.org.