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The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

Video Research 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.


  • 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


  • Broadcast Journalism and Film/TV/Video Production majors are encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrated interest in LGBTQ 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


  • 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


  • This is an unpaid internship. A limited amount of scholarship funds are available based on proven financial need and a commitment to diversity. Apply within the internship application
  • School credit is available upon request
  • This internship is based out of our office in Washington, D.C. Internships are also available in HRC’s Project One America offices in Little Rock, Ark., Jackson, Miss., and Birmingham, Ala. We cannot provide housing for our interns
  • Resume and cover letter should be provided in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format
  • Please refer to our intern FAQs
  • For any other questions, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address); 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, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.

Apply today! Application now available.

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