Thursday, July 26, 2012

HCL Internship

Filmmaking Interns

Opening Date: 7/23/12

Closing Date:  8/10/12

Job Type: Internship

Location: Ridgedale Library, 12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, Minnesota

Hennepin County Library’s Information & Online Services supports standards for information transactions both in buildings and online, as well as coordinating the development and content of Hennepin County Library’s website.
Information and Online Services produces short videos that share information on library collections and services, and document library events.

The Information & Online Services division seeks filmmaking students for internships to assist in creating films which will be hosted on the Library’s YouTube and Vimeo channels as well as linked to the Library website, which averages millions of hits each year. Full credit for the student’s work will be attached to each film produced.

Commitment with months
This unpaid internship is for the duration of one semester, September 2012 – December 2012 and can be used for college credit or work experience. The primary hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday with some flexibility.  Additional evening and weekend hours may be required.  Project Internships will be 6 – 10 hours per week with a primary focus. While internships with multiple projects could be upwards of 20 – 30 hours per week.

Primary Duties and responsibilities include:
·         In collaboration with Information and Online Services staff to create short films
·         Using best practices with filmmaking and production schedules
·         Operating and trouble-shooting filmmaking equipment proficiently

Best Qualified Candidates will have:
·         Experience creating high quality short videos.
·         Demonstrated expertise with cameras, lights, microphones, and Macbook with editing software.
·         Not completed an internship with Hennepin County Library in the past.

To Apply:

Submit a resume, brief cover letter outlining your qualifications for this internship, and contact information for two references to:
Barb McKenzie
Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale
12601 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305