The HRC Story

Media Center Internship

The HRC Media Center is a full-fledged production studio that serves a variety of purposes for the Human Rights Campaign in spreading its message. Some of its ongoing tasks include the production of videos for gala dinners, corporate partnership videos, community events, pride events, as well as advertisements and public service announcements to communicate and disseminate HRC’s messages. In addition, the Media Center serves the multimedia needs of other like-minded organizations.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Catalogue and maintain HRC’s archive videos
  • Assist in Tape/DVD dubbing/encoding services
  • Assist in finding footage online for HRC videos
  • Assist in shooting with Canon XF305 HD Cameras
  • Log media for fast searching
  • Assist in video and audio production and post-production
  • Run teleprompter
  • Transcribe video for Closed Captioning services
  • Provide administrative support to staff
     

Qualifications:

  • Broadcast Journalism and Film/TV/Video Production majors are encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrated interest in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues
  • Strong attention to details and organizational skills
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Experience/knowledge in Non-linear video editing
  • Experience/knowledge in shooting with professional video cameras
  • Strong knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite preferred
     

Outcomes:

  • Develop a strong understanding of advanced video and audio editing software, including Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and a variety of applications used for publishing video to the web
  • Gain extensive experience working in a professional video production studio, including shooting with HD cameras, Live Event Streaming, studio lighting and sound recording
     

Other:

  • This is an unpaid internship. School credit is available upon request
  • The majority of internships are based out of our offices in Washington, D.C. Internships are also available in HRC’s Project One America offices in Little Rock, Ark., Jackson, Miss., and Montgomery, Ala. We cannot provide housing for our interns
  • A limited amount of scholarship funds are available based on financial need and a commitment to diversity. Apply within the internship application
  • Resume and cover letter should be provided in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format
  • Please refer questions to our website
  • For any other questions, email intern@hrc.org
  • No phone calls, please
  • Due to the high volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond in a timely manner to individual application inquiries
  • We strongly encourage people of color, people of diverse gender identities, women and non-LGBT persons to apply