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Internships

We want you to learn with us.  Help yourself while helping COD.

College of DuPage’s Multimedia Services department offers several opportunities for students to learn and grow in a professional environment equipped with state-of-the-art technologies and tools.  Each semester four internship experiences are available to students with a strong background and interest in media production. The internships are a ideal for students to gain valuable experience for entry into a career in media production in one of the nation’s busiest markets.

The nature of media, video and television production requires that applicants be self-motivated, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment under strict deadlines and capable of working on multiple assignments simultaneously.  The internships allow a student to experience many facets of production and post-production while working on content for the web, podcasting, live studio television production, field video and audio production, video and audio editing and CD and DVD duplication. 

As a vital member of a collaborative production team there will be a natural blending of responsibilities.  However, the internships are divided into four main areas of concentration to help develop a student’s interests while assisting work flow in the Multimedia Services department.

Multimedia Services is currently seeking applicants for the following positions in our internship program:

INTERNSHIP 1:  Assistant Producer
The intern will be responsible for the arranging of studio time, scheduling and assisting interviews, writing segments, coordinating crew and equipment for shoots and assisting in the production and editing of original programming. The intern should have a general knowledge of the entire production process with a background in script writing, interviewing techniques, the principles of editing and be conscious of scheduling and budgeting. Interns comfortable appearing on camera may also introduce segments on camera.

INTERNSHIP 2:  Assistant Video Editor/Videographer
The intern will be responsible for lighting and shooting interview and b-roll segments in the studio and on location, logging and ingesting media and video editing.  The intern should have knowledge of digital video cameras, lighting techniques and the principles of post-production.  Knowledge of the Final Cut and Avid editing system is helpful.

INTERNSHIP 3:  Graphics, After Effects and Motion Graphics
The intern will be responsible for creating graphics for video and the web; you should have a love of Photoshop, After Effects and or Motion Graphics. The intern should have a background or interest in graphic design, web design, computer animation and new media software.

INTERNSHIP 4:  Multimedia Specialist
The intern will work with the entire Multimedia staff in a wide range of media production tasks such as assistant editor in an Avid Media Composer suite, studio and field videographer, teleprompter operator, Chyron operator, audio and podcast editor.

To be considered for any of the internships described above, please review the requirements and submit a completed application to Multimedia Services.

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See What You Can Do

Some of the exciting programs students will have the ability to contribute to are:
Images!, a monthly news magazine package program highlighting events and programs at College of DuPage.
Career Paths, a magazine-style show focusing on career opportunities for COD students,
live satellite and internet broadcasts
podcast episodes and content management
streaming media of important college events
and numerous traditional video productions used for promotion and educational support. 

Please browse our site for a sample of the high-quality programming you will be helping to create.


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