Internships with the Queens World Film Festival

From the festival organizers:

I am reaching out on behalf of the 4th Annual Queens World Film Festival. Set to open on March 4, 2014 and currently producing four encore screening events this summer and fall, we need, and THRIVE on Festival Associates and Festival Interns. QWFF is uniquely qualified to provide an array of exciting opportunities to participate.

If individuals are working with the festival to fulfill a college class requirement or a NYC High School Community Service requirement, the festival will provide supervised activities and can provide all the proper documentation to confirm that individuals satisfy the school’s internship/community services requirements.

If you are unfamiliar with our festival, please feel free to visit our website at to get an idea of what we are up to.


Currently we have several areas that represent our needs:

• Marketing and Promotions: help design and distribute promotional materials including flyers, posters, press releases, informational emails; conduct outreach to find new outlets/events/markets/locations for promoting our events; create slide shows and albums to be screened at our events, liaison with press.

• Social Network: conduct online outreach, supply bloggers with information, maintain the QWFF blogs, facebook pages and groups, find new outlets for promoting our submission process and other special features of the festival

• Young Filmmaker’s Program: assist with our youth, coordinate sessions, conduct outreach for volunteers and other support services, help conduct workshops with youth and help shoot, edit and produce student films,

• Administrative: maintain film submission records, maintain contact with filmmakers, create and maintain festival files, records and data collection; help with coordinating events, volunteers, filmmakers, interns;

• Seasonal Crew positions: Set up, projectionist, hospitality, box office, flyers, hosts, ushers

All Festival Associates and Festival Interns who work over 20 hours receive a free festival t-shirt, credit in the 2014 festival guide, a letter of recommendation and complimentary passes to events whenever possible.

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Interns wanted: Greenpoint Pictures

Fall internship applications are being accepted at Greenpoint Pictures, a Brooklyn-based commercial media production company.

As we are a small company, interns get the opportunity to aid the production process at every level. Duties include:

-working on set as a Production Assistant

-assisting production team with booking of equipment, facilities, talent, etc.

-helping the Director of Sales researching potential clients/agencies for future business

-researching/pulling images for treatments of future projects

-occasional assistant editing work (logging, transferring files)

-maintaining and handling posts for the company blog

-standard office administrative work (filing, answering phones, etc)

-making any necessary runs

We will also provide the intern a $10 a day lunch stipend. Applicants should be able to work from 10am-6pm, 2-3 days per week.

Please send a resume and cover letter to



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Editorial Fellowship (Paid) at Huffington Post

Editorial Fellowship (Paid), Huffington Post, NYC

Posting Job Description The Huffington Post is seeking editorial fellows to join its New York office. Do you love the internet? Are you the person who has the viral video before everyone else? Do you obsessively check Facebook and Twitter? Then you might be a perfect fit for the Huffington Post.

Applicants should be hungry self-starters eager to learn and contribute in a fast-paced, fun environment. We are looking for go-getter news and internet junkies with strong web skills to work closely with various editorial teams. This is a great opportunity to learn all the ins and outs of new media and get first-hand exposure to how The Huffington Post works.

Primary responsibilities:

– Writing headlines, packaging stories, and video content

– Monitoring breaking news and identifying viral stories

– Pitch and produce shareable content for a social media audience

– Aid in managing Facebook and Twitter accounts

Requirements for success:

– Insatiable appetite for news and the desire to make things go crazy on the web

– Strong research and writing skills

– Proficiency with social media

– Meticulous dedication to detail and the ability to multitask

– Creativity and willingness to think outside the box

– Ability to receive constructive criticism and learn from feedback

– A passion for the Huffington Post and its editorial mission

This fellowship is located in our New York office, located in Greenwich Village. Our fellowship usually lasts four to six months and is a paid program that we use to identify potential full-time hires — in other words, fellows are considered to be in training from the moment they begin. Our program ensures that fellows learn everything there is to know about how the Huffington Post approaches web publishing. Fellows have the chance discover whether HuffPost is the sort of place you want to launch your career.

Apply at  Requisition # 125713BR

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CUNY Service Corps – deadline extended

Our college has been selected as a CUNY Service Corps college. The Service Corps is an exciting new University initiative similar to AmeriCorps. It aims to improve the short and long-term civic and environmental sustainability of New York City.

We are writing to you to consider joining the CUNY Service Corps today! The internship starts fall 2013 for 24 weeks, 10-12 hours a week, $12-15 an hour. Schedules are expected to be flexible to meet your school needs.

You will gain real-world work experience, this opportunity will be a paid internship at local community agencies such as the America Museum of Natural History, Immigration Advocacy Matters, Queens Botanical Garden, the Economic Development Council and hundreds of other placements.

More info:     Application:
Application closes on JUNE 8, 2013. Don’t delay.


Please direct all questions to me



Thank you!—-Yasemin


Yasemin Jones, PhD| Special Assistant to the Provost |Kiely Hall, 134 D | 65-30 Kissena Blvd|Queens , NY 11367

tel: 718-997-5537 |email:


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Paid leadership development project for FIERCE, activist organization for LGBTQ youth of color

Education for Liberation Project: this is a training program for political activists, but will involve a strong media component in terms of outreach and organization.  From FIERCE Continue reading

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Center for Communication & MOMI events

Museum of the Moving Image and the Center for Communication invite you to two events next week: on Sunday, June 2, a preview screening of How to Make Money Selling Drugs with Adrian Grenier in person, and on Wednesday, June 5, An Evening with Creator of MTV Bob Pittman. We are pleased to offer complimentary admission to these events. Continue reading
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Still room in Summer Media Studies courses

Several of our Media Studies courses offered this summer still have room (and may in fact be cancelled if they do not receive adequate enrollment). Please not that many of these courses are  not part of the Film Studies curriculum (Screenwriting is a FS elective), but I’m posting here for those of you who are Media Studies majors or minors.

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CUNY Service Corps: applications due June 1

QC Undergraduate or Masters Level students: 

We are proud to announce that Queens College has been selected as a CUNY Service Corps Campus for Fall 2013. This exciting new university wide initiative creates opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to work on projects to improve the city’s civic, economic and environmental sustainability by working directly with community agencies.

Most Service Corps placements  for QC students will last twenty-four weeks over two semesters; students will work an average of 12 hours per week and be paid $12-15 per hour.

  1. Students must apply online to participate in the CUNY Service Corps. Applications will open this spring and close on June 1, 2013. Finalists will be interviewed in June and July, and students who are accepted into the Service Corps will be notified in July or August.
  2.  Eligibility criteria includes: full time status, minimum 24 credits completed, 2.5 min GPA.
  3.  All Service Corps members will undergo a training program before their placements begin, most likely in September.
  4. Apply directly for consideration by registering here: corps


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Museum of the Moving Image Internships!

MOMI Internships

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Visions Film Festival and Conference: Call for Films AND Papers

2013 Call for Entries: Submissions Now Open for Films and Papers


The international Visions Film Festival & Conference is now accepting film and paper submissions from undergraduate filmmakers and film scholars for the 2013 festival year. The festival date is set for April 5, 2013. Film and paper selections will be announced in late February.

Hosted by the Film Studies Department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Visions is the first international film festival and conference dedicated exclusively to showcasing and celebrating undergraduate work in both film production and film studies. Each year, the Visions programming committee brings together a diverse and talented group of rising filmmakers and film scholars from undergraduate film programs around the world for a highly-attended event full of screenings, lectures, Q&As, workshops, and networking. Continue reading

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