Culture Shock Washington, DC interns are a significant part of our organization as they assist with generating creative content in support of our mission. We are seeking ambitious, self-motivated and hardworking individuals looking for a fun opportunity to enhance their portfolio. Summer internship dates are from June 12 – August 14 (dates are flexible based on applicant needs). Please email your resume and portfolio to laurenwilliams@cultureshockdance.org by May 31, 2016.

 

Video Production Intern

  • Capture high quality footage of concerts, beginner and advanced classes, workshops and additional events as assigned.
  • Utilize video enhancing techniques during video post-production in accordance with overall production concepts.
  • Oversee the quality of all audio and video editing.
  • Work closely with the Social Media Coordinator to upload content to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Communicate clearly with CSDC Directors and staff and adhere to deadlines.
  • Collaborate with staff to effectively capture desired visions through footage.
  • Assist with the development of internal and external marketing strategies.
  • Maintain and design a video media database with clips that may be utilized for fundraising, grant writing, and other non-performance related organizational purposes.

Applicants will preferably have experience at the university level in video editing, marketing and/or visual communication. Knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, AfterEffects and the Hip Hop dance industry is a plus. This is a voluntary position. Interested applicants should email their resume and portfolio to laurenwilliams@cultureshockdance.org by May 31, 2016.

 

Photography Intern

  • Capture and provide high quality images of concerts, classes, workshops and additional events as assigned.
  • Provide at least 15 selected “best of” images from each event immediately after assignment with all remaining photos to be delivered within two weeks of assignment’s completion.
  • Maintain an organized photo database that can be queried for specific needs, and label photographs accordingly.
  • Manipulate and enhance images.
  • Take posed, full action and candid shots.
  • Communicate clearly with CSDC Directors and Staff and adhere to deadlines.
  • Collaborate with Staff to effectively capture desired visions through photographs.
  • Assist with the development of internal and external marketing strategies.

Applicants will preferably have experience at the university level in photography, marketing and/or visual communication. Knowledge of Lightroom, Photoshop and the Hip Hop dance industry is a plus. This is a voluntary position. Interested applicants should email their resume and portfolio to laurenwilliams@cultureshockdance.org by May 31, 2016.

 

Graphic Design Intern

  • Design and produce print and digital collateral from concept to final production.
  • Create flyers and promotional materials for classes and events.
  • Support social media outreach by creatively engaging audiences on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
  • Communicate clearly with CSDC Directors and Staff and adhere to deadlines.
  • Collaborate with Staff to effectively communicate desired visions through designs.
  • Incorporate changes recommended by Staff into final designs.
  • Assist with the development of internal and external marketing strategies.
  • Maintain and develop a database of all created graphic media to develop standard design templates for CSDC initiatives and events.

Applicants will preferably have experience at the university level in design, marketing and/or visual communication. Knowledge of Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and the Hip Hop dance industry is a plus. This is a voluntary position. Interested applicants should email their resume and portfolio to laurenwilliams@cultureshockdance.org by May 31, 2016.

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