Video Production Summer Internship- New York

Video Production Summer Internship- New York

New York, NY

This is an exciting opportunity to work on the front lines of LGBTQ advocacy and video production. The Video Production Intern will work directly with GLAAD's Creative team under the supervision of the Art Director and is primarily responsible for: assisting with the creation and production of GLAAD's original videos for GLAAD's web site, researching trends, transcribing video interviews, and other tasks as assigned. The intern will also collaborate with the rest of the creative, youth engagement and progreams team on numerous other media activities including brainstorming, strategic story pitching, and creating campaigns that accelerate LGBTQ acceptance.


The successful applicant will have:

  • An extremely positive attitude
  • A demonstrated interest in advocacy work around LGBTQ and progressive issues, progressive communications or journalism.
  • Research and writing skills.
  • Proficiency in basic filming and willingness to learn
  • Proficiency with video editing using Adobe Premiere Pro. Knowledge of Adobe After Effects is a plus!
  • Strong oral communication skills.
  • The ability to work effectively with people of diverse races, ages, ethnicities.

Please note:

All GLAAD interns are required to be students attending an institution with courses leading to a degree, certificate or diploma, such as college or graduate school. Interns must have graduated from high school. Internships are 8-20 hours/week during the school year and 15-20 hours/week during the summer and usually last twelve weeks. Internships are unpaid and must be completed in the office during the regular hours of 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with occasional evening or weekend hours required for certain internships. Please indicate hours of availability and date available to start in the cover letter. This internship is unpaid.


The following MUST be included in your application:
1. A cover letter outlining your interest and experience specific to this position

2. A current resume

3. Two examples of videos that you have directed/produced/edited.

The title of the position (such as "Video Production Intern") MUST appear in the first line of the email. GLAAD will accept applications until filled.

Other Notes:

GLAAD does not have the ability to provide relocation benefits to interested parties.

GLAAD is a business casual dress environment. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

Management reserves the right to revise or amend duties at any time.

This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Critical features of this job are described under the headings below. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Selections are made as the applicant pool allows and continue until the position is filled.

GLAAD is an equal opportunity employerdedicated to improving our culture by better reflecting the people we cover. We are committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages, and we're taking active steps to meet this commitment. We especially encourage members of historically underrepresented communities to apply, including LGBTQ people, women, people of color, and people with disabilities.


GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to positive change.  GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.