Video Editor and Mini-Documentary Maker Internship Application - 2020
Learn while giving back as an intern.
The 1947 Partition Archive is now accepting applications for our internships program. We seek bright and enthusiastic interns interested in gaining field experience. We currently have positions available in several fields, one of which is listed below. Applicants should be serious, highly motivated and have the necessary experience as listed below. Interns will be paired with an experienced mentor in their area of concentration.
At present, we only offer unpaid volunteer internships, intended for the applicant to gain field experience. Interns are encouraged to seek course credit through their colleges or universities.
Interns will receive relevant training, fieldwork experience as well as a guaranteed reference. References will only be provided to those who satisfactorily complete their internship term. Experience or knowledge in South Asian studies is not necessary, however we do require some task specific experience for certain positions.
o Use existing footage from riveting interview and b-roll
o Intern may at times need to film additional b-roll footage.
o Weave together a 3 to 5 minute short film that captures a tale of survival.
o Fine tune your editing and storytelling skills
o Experience with storytelling/storyboarding is desirable
o Experience working with a Mac
o Experience with Video Editing softwares (eg. Adobe Premiere, DaVinci Resolve, iMovie, etc.)
Internship Time Period
This position starts in April 2020. Intern needs to commit at least six months and a minimum 10 hours each week.
You will be taking part in a crucial and exciting process with the 1947 Partition Archive to disseminate valuable firsthand accounts of Partition with the larger public.
All editing work will be completed at the Archive office. Interns are expected to develop ownership of their project and encouraged to develop creative solutions. Intern will work closely with Archive staff and Director. Intern must have a strong passion for and dedication to our mission and goals. Interns will receive relevant training, fieldwork experience as well as guaranteed references for successfully completing their internship term. This internship is unpaid but interns may apply for credit or funding through their college or university. Successful interns, at the end of their tenure, may be considered for any paid positions that are available.
Last Name (Surname)
Postal (Zip) Code
Date of Birth
High School Diploma
Graduate or Advanced Professional Degree
What is the highest degree that you have?
Details and Experience
Not currently employed
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Are you interested in a Summer-only, Fall-only or both Summer-Fall Internship?
Both Summer and Fall
What about The 1947 Partition Archive interests you?
How is this internship relevant to your future aspirations and what do you hope to gain out of this internship?
What experience qualifies you for this position?
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