These internship opportunities are available only to persons in the Denver metro area.
Radio/ Community Media Intern
Description: We are looking for a passionate intern for Open Media Foundation's radio station. This position is for someone with an interest in learning the inner workings of a radio station, including learn how to program on a broadcast server, and schedule radio content for DOM 92.9 FM / 89.3 HD3. Radio interns will work with the Station Director to provide member services including converting audio files for radio, scheduling content for air, supporting members, participating in Radio Committees, making sure content is FCC compliant, assisting with check-ins/check-outs for audio equipment, performing nightly inventory, technical troubleshooting, and going through DOM archives to identify and convert appropriate content for radio.
Applicants must be friendly and outgoing, have an interest in radio, production or community engagement. Candidates should also be excited about working with diverse populations and have a passion for independent production. Interns will be fully trained by staff so no prior experience in station management is required, but prior media experience and technical expertise and basic computer literacy are preferred. Interest in nonprofits and movements for social change a plus.
To apply, please complete the online Radio/Community Media Internship Application, and be sure to upload your cover letter and resume within this form. If you have questions, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
State Capitol Production Intern
Description: These interns assist in the live television broadcast of the floor sessions of the Colorado Senate and House of Representatives for The Colorado Channel. Interns would shadow both the director and the producer roles, but specifically would manage the live television broadcast, online streaming of the sessions, as well as the archived videos. Applicants would need to commit to covering the session 2-3 days a week, starting at 8:00am Tuesday-Friday, and/or 9:00 on Mondays.
Qualifications: Individuals sought need to be dependable, professional and able to commit to serving the length of the Legislative session (January - mid-May). Computer competence, a background in video/TV production and an interest in state politics are required. A working knowledge of Photoshop and Adobe Premiere Pro is preferred.
To apply, please complete the online State Capitol Production Internship Application, and be sure to upload your cover letter and resume within this form. A link to any work you have online is preferred. If you have questions, email: email@example.com.
NOTE: This internship is only available from January to May, during the Colorado legislative session.
Executive Assistant Intern
The Open Media Foundation is searching for a motivated individual to work hand-in-hand with our Founder and Executive Director across a wide range of functions, including marketing, fundraising and management. This position is for someone excited to learn the business of running a nonprofit organization.
Tasks include meeting facilitation, scheduling, tracking of action-items, and helping to cultivate partnerships and other strategic relationships with the organization and ED.
This position requires someone who is highly motivated and collaborative with impeccable organizational skills and attention to detail. The successful candidate will be comfortable asking for guidance when needing direction, pro-active; a good writer & has good communication skills. Strong organizational skills, confidence, and strong computer literacy skills are required, as is a passion for media and social change.
Students interested in nonprofit management, fundraising, operations, marketing, and independent media are encouraged to apply.
Flexible work hours
Free classes and equipment access at Denver Open Media during your internship
After 200 hours of service, you will receive an Equipment Access membership at Denver Open media, good for one year
To apply, please complete the online Executive Assistant Application, and be sure to upload your cover letter and resume within the form. If you have questions, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
DOM Web Development Intern
Denver Open Media is searching for an individual with web development skills to help develop a website to integrate with denveropenmedia.org to improve workflows for ingesting community-provided content for Denver Open Media Radio.
This position requires someone with basic web development skills and familiarity with HTML and CMS, as well as a passion for media and social change.
To apply, please complete the online DOM Web Development application, and be sure to upload your cover letter and resume within the form. If you have questions, email: email@example.com.