Video Editing/Photography Internship

18th Street Arts Center 

Santa Monica, CA 

18th Street Arts Center's internships are designed to give students real world professional experience. We offer self-directed creative projects which in the past have included opportunities to curate shows, program events, and publish their own writing in arts publications and in our annual catalogue, and documentary initiatives. Each project depends on the interests of the individual and on the framework of the internship. As such, our interns are given the opportunity to develop their resumes with real accomplishments that have genuine professional impact. These are unpaid internship (college credit eligible) opportunities.

18th Street Arts Center is seeking enthusiastic and motivated university students for various communications internships to start in August/September 2016 continuing through December (with the possibility for extension).
18th Street Arts Center is the largest artist residency program in Southern California. We host 30+ international artists a year, and have 20 local artists and organizations on our campus. We are a small staff, and consistently need enthusiastic arts-lovers to help us support artists and provoke public dialogue!

REPORTS TO: Director of Communications & Outreach

TIME COMMITMENT: Minimum 3-month commitment of 10 hours per week. Schedule is flexible.

LOCATION: Santa Monica, CA. Partial telecommuting.

COMPENSATION: Volunteer. College credit possible; check with your academic advisor to make arrangements

JOB OVERVIEW: Under the supervision of the Director of Communications & Outreach the selected candidate will expand their event photography and video portfolio. The candidate will direct, shoot, and edit short trailers and promo videos for social media. Looking for someone who understands 18th Street’s aesthetic, but can also bring some flare to producing great video assets. The ideal candidate should have their own camera and must be available one day a week for in office and some evenings and weekends for events. Please provide a portfolio, sizzle reel, social media handles or video channels along with your application.
  • Learn how to shoot and edit effective videos that gain traction online
  • Work with a very collaborative staff and dozens of fascinating artists
  • Pursue your ideas with lots of creative freedom
  • Gain valuable professional experience working within an arts organization

TO APPLY: Send a cover letter and resume to Please provide links to a portfolio, sizzle reel, social media handles or video channels along with your application. Please specify “Video/Photography Intern” in the subject line.




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